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RCA Synod Overtures Reveal Merger Dispute By Jan D/urina a n c h o r Reporter T h e G e n e r a l S y n o d of the Ref o r m e d C h u r c h in A m e r i c a a d o p t ed the p l a n of u n i o n of the R C A a n d the P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h U S at its 1 6 2 n d s e s s i o n held J u n e 611.

T h e p l a n f o r m e r g e r n o w req u i r e s a t w o - t h i r d s v o t e of the 4 6 RCA c l a s s e s a n d a t h r e e - f o u r t h s v o t e in the PC U S p r e s b y t e r i e s .

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Yacht Gift Launches Course Hope College h a s officially launched an inter-disciplinary m a r i n e p r o g r a m , t h a n k s to the gift to the C o l l e g e of e x p r e s s cruiser, " I n f i n i t y H o p e " b y H o l l a n d b u s i n e s s m a n Edwin Raphael. T H E OWENS ELVING bridge c r u i s e r is e q u i p p e d with two 2 11 h o r s e p o w e r engines. Its c a b i n h a s s l e e p i n g a c c o m m o d a t i o n s for six a n d c o m p l e t e kitchen facilities. It will c a r r y a crew of five, a l o n g with 10 t o 15 s t u d e n t s . The b o a t is e q u i p p e d with its o w n p o w e r g e n e r a t o r , a ship-tos h o r e r a d i o and'-a depth finder. The inter-disciplinary marine p r o g r a m is expected to collectively benefit s e v e r a l a c a d e m i c d e p a r t ments.

IT W I L L B E of special interest t o the C o l l e g e ' s g e o l o g y d e p a r t m e n t which c u r r e n t l y h a s a n oceanographic study course. Practical e x p e r i e n c e o n the b o a t , a c c o r d i n g to d e p a r t m e n t c h a i r m a n Dr. Cotte r T h a r i n , will a l l o w s t u d e n t s to s t u d y the w a t e r q u a l i ties, c u r r e n t s a n d b o t t o m s of b o t h Lake Michigan and L a k e Macatawa. H o p e C o l l e g e , which is i d e a l l y s i t u a t e d f o r the project with two l a k e s n e a r b y , is the o n l y c o l l e g e in the G r e a t L a k e s C o l l e g e s A s s o c i a t i o n with access to a n y b o d y of water. In the p a s t G L C A s t u d e n t s interested in o c e a n o g r a p h y h a u to be sent to s t u d y in C a l i f o r n i a . Thus, Dr. T h a r i n p o i n t e d out, the

H o p e y a c h t is of p o t e n t i a l service t o H o p e ' s a s s o c i a t e s c h o o l s in the GLCA. T H E GEOLOGY department, e s t a b l i s h e d two y e a r s a g o , recently a d d e d Dr. William F r e n c h , a n ex perienced o c e a n o g r a p h i c s u r v e y o r , to its f a c u l t y . Dr. F r e n c h w a s a m e m b e r of the U.S. N a v y o c e a n o g r a p h i c staff a n d w a s in c h a r g e of scientific p e r s o n n e l o n the n a v a l r e s e a r c h vessel Silas Bent in the Western Pacific b e f o r e c o m i n g to H o p e . Dr. T h a r i n a n d Dr. F r e n c h will w o r k t o g e t h e r o n the new m a r i n e program. A n o t h e r m e m b e r of the H o p e f a c u l t y , Dr. D a v i d H. Klein, is c u r r e n t l y c o n d u c t i n g r e s e a r c h in the field of c h e m i c a l o c e a n o g r a p h y at the S c r i p p s Institution of O c e a n o g r a p h y in L a J o l l a d u r i n g a y e a r ' s l e a v e of a b s e n c e .

FOR F I N A L A P P R O V A L i n t h e RCA, the p l a n for m e r g e r r e q u i r e s a D e c l a r a t i v e Act b y the d e l e g a t e s of the next G e n e r a l S y n o d m e e t i n g . " T h i s f i n a l a p p r o v a l is m a i n l y r o u t i n e , " s t a t e d Rev. G o r d o n L. V a n O o s t e n b u r g , p a s t o r of T r i n ity R e f o r m e d C h u r c h in H o l l a n d . " I t ' s v e r y r a r e that if the c l a s s e s a p p r o v e a p l a n , the G e n e r a l Synod will n o t , " Rev. V a n Oostenburg added. "However, this w o u l d m a k e the a d o p t i o n of the plan official." T h e r e h a s been m u c h c o n t r o v e r sy in the R C A r e g a r d i n g t h e m e r i t s of such a m e r g e r . O v e r t u r e s , or petitions, w e r e b r o u g h t b e f o r e the G e n e r a l S y n o d this s u m m e r b y Classes or Particular S y n o d s who wished either p l a n s f o r m e r g e r to cease or to proceed rapidly. T H E C L A S S I S OF Z eel a n d petitioned the G e n e r a l S y n o d to " c e a s e all a c t i o n s l o o k i n g f o r w a r u t o w a r d s c o n s u m m a t i o n of the present p r o p o s e d m e r g e r with o r j o i n ing in a n d a n n e x i n g of the R C A to the P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h U S . " The C l a s s i s of Z e e l a n d o p p o s e s the m e r g e r b e c a u s e the PC US " g o a l is t h a t of a ' s u p e r ' Protestant c h u r c h o r even t h e ' o n e ' c h u r c h o r g a n i z a t i o n o n the b a s i s o f ' f e l lowship' and not'Biblical doctrine and truth.'" Also, the Z e e l a n d C l a s s i s feels that t h e r e is " u n a l t e r i n g a p a t h y " p r e v a l e n t at the g r a s s r o o t s level of the R C A r a n k a n d file c o n s t i tuency t o w a r d p r o p o s e d a n n e x a tion to a n d m e r g e r with the PC US. " T H I S IS c o r r o b o r a t e d b y the g r a s s r o o t s v o t e of the C l a s s i s , " the Z e e l a n d C l a s s i s n o t e d , " t h e result of which is a s follows: Seventeen c h u r c h e s h a v e r e c o r d e d their v o t e s at p u b l i c w o r s h i p services, . . .with 2 , 9 5 8 v o t i n g to

r e m a i n in the R C A a n d 1 6 0 preferring merger." In a d d i t i o n , the Z e e l a n d C l a s s i s o p p o s e s m e r g e r b e c a u s e the C o m mittee of 24 c r e a t e d a new ' u n i c a m e r a l g o v e r n i n g b o d y " to rule the c h u r c h . T h e r e f o r e , t h e r e will b e n o d e a c o n s in the new m e r g e d church. Zeeland Classis stated, " W i t h a q u i c k a c t i o n , the B i b l i c a l office is n o m o r e in the c h u r c h . " T h e Z e e l a n d C l a s s i s feels t h a t the r e s t r u c t u r i n g f o r the s a k e of efficiency will be a " d u p l i c a t i o n of effort a n d w o r k . " THE ZEELAND CLASSIS a l s o a s k e d the G e n e r a l S y n o d to c e a s e all a c t i o n s c o n n e c t e d with the p l a n of u n i o n b e c a u s e of a n e w a g r e e m e n t p r o v i d i n g f o r withdrawal. T h i s new w i t h d r a w a l a g r e e m e n t will b r i n g all new c o n g r e g a t i o n s of b o t h c o m m u n i o n s into the new c h u r c h f o r a p e r i o d of o n e y e a r . T h e Z e e l a n d C l a s s i s n o t e d , " T h i s w o u l d put the withd r a w i n g c h u r c h in the s e c o n d y e a r a schismatic g r o u p . " " T h i s d e s i r e d e n d of this p r o p o s ed m e r g e r is that the k i n g d o m of G o d will be m o r e effectively realize d , " s a i d Rev. V a n O o s t e n b u r g . " H o w e v e r , 1 d o n o t see this r e a l ized with the p r o p o s e d u n i o n . T h i s ( C o n t i n u e d on p a g e 6)

Black Students Organize New 'Black Coalition'' A p p r o x i m a t e l y two w e e k s a g o , a n u m b e r of b l a c k s t u d e n t s o n H o p e ' s c a m p u s f o r m e d an o r g a n i z a t i o n called the B l a c k C o a l i t i o n . The group's purpose, according t o its l e a d e r s , is to " a t t e m p t to meet c e r t a i n n e e d s of the b l a c k s t u d e n t s at H o p e . " " T h e c o a l i t i o n c o n s i s t s of m a n y b l a c k s d i s c u s s i n g their i d e a s a n d o p i n i o n s o n the s i t u a t i o n s o n c a m p u s that affect t h e m p e r s o n a l l y , " they said. T h e l e a d e r s feel t h a t the B l a c k Coalition will benefit Hope C o l l e g e b y e n h a n c i n g the r e l a t i o n • h i p between b l a c k a n d white students.

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ANC H O R S A W E I G H — G e o l o g y instructor Dr. William French (left) ties up H o p e ' s new o c e a n o g r a p h y research vessel "Infinity H o p e . " His crew is (1. to r.) Dr. Colter Tharin, Jon V a n d e r Ploeg, George Visscher and Ross Mack.

GLCA Committee Seeks To Aid Disadvantaged T h e G r e a t L a k e s Colleges Assoc i a t i o n h a s o r g a n i z e d a task f o r c e to d e v e l o p a m o d e l p r o g r a m f o r the e x t e n s i o n of h i g h e r e d u c a t i o n to d i s a d v a n t a g e d s t u d e n t s . M E E T I N G T O D A Y FOR the first t i m e at E a r l h a m College, the t a s k f o r c e i n t e n d s to devise a prog r a m to b r i n g a b r o a d e r crosssection of s t u d e n t s to the G L C A c a m p u s e s , a c c o r d i n g to President C a l v i n A. V a n d e r W e r f , a task force m e m b e r . " T h e r e is a d a n g e r that the private liberal arts c o l l e g e m a y bec o m e a h a v e n for the privileged and the affluent," President VanderWerf said. "We h a v e e v e r y r e a s o n to believe H o p e c a n lead the w a y here," said the President. " T h i s p r o b l e m is s o m e t h i n g that

v e r y m u c h s h o u l d be the c o n c e r n of p e o p l e with a C h r i s t i a n p h i l o sophy and background." S E R V I N G AS f a c u l t y r e p r e s e n t a t i v e o n the G L C A t a s k f o r c e is Dr. D a v i d C l a r k , a s s i s t a n t p r o f e s s o r of h i s t o r y . Dr. C l a r k is a l s o the c h a i r m a n of a H o p e C o l l e g e t a s k f o r c e d e s i g n e d to s e r v e a s a r e s o u r c e g r o u p f o r the H o p e rep r e s e n t a t i v e s o n the G L C A t a s k force. Dr. Clark said that his c o m m i t tee included Rev. Samuel Willia m s , Dr. J o a n Mueller, Dr. Elizabeth Reedv, Robert Cecil, LeeWenke, Mrs. Alta Wilbui.., Dr. N o r m a n N o r t o n , Rev. L a m b e r Ponstein, admissions director Charles Curry, Lorraine Price, Shirley Lawrence and Rudy Howard.

T h e f u n d s f r o m the H o p e - H o l l a n d - H a m l e t d r i v e will b e left in the S a i g o n b r a n c h of the C h a s e M a n h a t t a n B a n k until the Student S e n a t e c a n get a c l a r i f i c a t i o n of the s i t u a t i o n in Le L o i , a c c o r d i n g to S e n a t e President R o n H o o k . THE FUNDS, ORIGINALLY t o t a l l i n g o v e r $ 6 , 0 0 0 . 0 0 , were collected f r o m the H o p e c o m m u n i t y a n d H o l l a n d citizens b y H o p e stud e n t s f o r the p u r p o s e of c o n s t r u c t ing a s c h o o l , a h e a l t h center a n d a h y d r a u l i c p u m p in the w a r - t o r n h a m l e t of Le Loi, S o u t h V i e t n a m , u n d e r the a u s p i c e s of the United' States A g e n c y f o r I n t e r n a t i o n a l Development. D u r i n g the s u m m e r , s l i g h t l y more than $800 was withdrawn f r o m the H H H a c c o u n t f o r cons t r u c t i o n of the s c h o o l o v e r the s i g n a t u r e s of Rex L. S e a r s o n a n d A n a t o l e Bilecky, a c c o r d i n g to a letter d a t e d Sept. 2 f r o m M a r k S. Christie, D e p u t y P r o v i n c e Senior A d v i s o r f o r L o n g K h a n h province. T H E A G R E E M E N T MADEbetween U S A ID a n d Wesley Michaels o n , S e n a t e President w h e n the project w a s initiated, specified that the s i g n a t u r e s of b o t h Mr. S e a r s o n a n d H a r v e y P. C l a r k , two USA1D officials in L o n g K h a n h , were needed t o w i t h d r a w m o n e y . The letter from Mr. Christie to Mr. Michaelson stated that, "although Mr. Bilecky is not authorized to m a k e w i t h d r a w a l s , the transaction w a s a l l o w e d b y officials of the Bank b e c a u s e of the immediate need for f u n d s . " Authorization for Mr. Bilecky was requested in the letter. MR, M I C H A E L S O N IS con vinced, a c c o r d i n g to H o o k , that

the s i g n a t u r e of either himself o r H o p e s t u d e n t B a r b a r a T i m m e r is a l s o n e e d e d to w i t h d r a w m o n e y . H e h a s n o written p r o o f of this, h o w e v e r , a n d a n c h o r c o v e r a g e of the p r o j e c t d o e s not m e n t i o n s u c h an arrangement. On F e b . 19, the S t u d e n t S e n a t e decided to r e m o v e t h e f u n d s o n the r e c o m m e n d a t i o n of R o g e r G a r ling, H o p e ' s f u n d c o r r e s p o n d e n t in V i e t n a m , w h o w r o t e t h a t " t h e e m e r g e n c y s i t u a t i o n in V i e t n a m m a k e s it a d m i n i s t r a t i v e l y imp o s s i b l e f o r the H o p e College p r o ject to be c a r r i e d out a s o r i g i n a l l y c o n c e i v e d . " Le Loi w a s at t h a t t i m e in t h e h a n d s o f t h e Viet C o n g . ON A P R I L 2 3 , Mr. M i c h a e l s o n r e q u e s t e d t h a t the f u n d s be t r a n s -

f e r r e d f r o m S a i g o n to the C h a s e M a n h a t t a n B a n k in N e w Y o r k . H e w a s s u b s e q u e n t l y sent f o r m s to effect this t r a n s f e r . T h e f o r m s a r r i v e d i n t h e United S t a t e s after Mr. M i c h a e l s o n h a d left f o r E u r o p e f o r the s u m m e r . T h e m o n e y w a s t h e r e f o r e still in the S a i g o n b a n k w h e n Mr. Sears o n a n d Mr. Bilecky p r e s e n t e d the w i t h d r a w a l note. In the m e a n t i m e , Le Loi h a d been d e c l a r e d a s a f e a r e a a g a i n , a n d U S A ID r e s u m e d w o r k o n the H o p e project. It h a d p r o g r e s s e d f a r e n o u g h , a c c o r d i n g to Mr. C h r i s t i e ' s letter, to necessitate the w i t h d r a w a l of f u n d s . T h i s w a s d o n e , despite the l a c k of the needed signatures.

F U N D R A I S I N G ^ N o w g r a d u a t e d H o p e students (1. to r.) Paul Verduin, Hal H u g g i n s , N e a l S o b a n i a a n d Wally Borshel collect f u n d s to aid the V i e t n a m e s e hamlet of Le Loi d u r i n g the HopeH o l l a n d - H a m l e t d r i v e in F e b r u a r y , 1 9 6 5 .

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Adequate Housing Now Available for All Coeds

By Bar hay n Timmer

The American Conmninity When the first Dutch settlers pioneered to H o l l a n d , M i c h i g a n , t h e y determined to f o r m a c l o s e d society, a c o m m u n i t y of i n t e r e s t s a n d v a l u e s s t r o n g e n o u g h to withs t a n d the w i l d e r n e s s a r o u n d t h e m . In m a n y w a y s this s a m e a t t i t u d e p e r m e a t e s H o l l a n d a n d o t h e r similar A m e r i c a n c o m m u n i t i e s to this d a y . T h e s e communities, for most of their i n h a b i t a n t s , a r e o r g a n i z e d a t t e m p t s to relate a n d c o p e with the l a r g e r e x t e r n a l w o r l d . A M E R I C A HAS B E E N a c o m m u n i t y e n t e r p r i s e f r o m the s t a r t . T h e P u r i t a n c i t y o n the Hill is a f o r b e a r e r of the H a i g h t - A s h b u r y l o v e c o m m u n i t y ( t h o u g h this m a y be a n unfair c o m p a r i s o n ! ) . As the American created his c h u r c h a n d state h e t o o k f o r g r a n t ed his c a p a c i t y to c r e a t e all lesser i n s t i t u t i o n s a n d a s s o c i a t i o n s . In the last c e n t u r y c o m m u n i t y life a l o n g i n s t i t u t i o n a l lines h a s g r e a t ly i n c r e a s e d . A c o m m u n i t y in this sense is a v o l u n t a r y institution, t h e c l u b y o u b e l o n g to, y o u r f r a t e r n i t y , y o u r j o b , y o u r town o r y o u r s c h o o l . T o b e a c o m m u n i t y t h e r e m u s t be p e r s o n a l c o n t a c t with o t h e r m e m b e r s of the c o m m u n i t y b y a s s o c i a tion. H o p e College is such a c o m munity. A N Y C O M M U N I T Y IS the re^ suit of the c o m p r o m i s e a n d c l a s h of two b a s i c A m e r i c a n c h a r a c t e r istics—individualism and conformity. Just asthe American treas u r e s the i d e a l s of i n d i v i d u a l freed o m a n d e q u a l i t y , h e f e a r s criticism of these beliefs a n d p r a i s e s c o n f o r m i t y to his ideals. A c o m m u n i t y is a l s o an a t t e m p t to p r o v i d e a s e c u r e f r a m e of r e ference. T h e c o m m u n i t y b o u n d a r i e s p r o v i d e limits f o r the u n k n o w n s the i n d i v i d u a l m u s t face. On a b r o a d scale o u r entire society is s o o r g a n i z e d . T h e A m e r i c a n e x p e r i e n c e of e x p a n d i n g f r o n tiers often necessitated c o m m u n a l living. T h e v e r y n e w n e s s of the n a tion itself resulted in the p r i m a c y of g r o u p u n d e r t a k i n g s . A N D WE E E E L insecure. We b r o k e with E u r o p e a n d feel cult u r a l l y i n f e r i o r . We a r e a d i v e r s e m i x t u r e of n a t i o n a l e l e m e n t s . O u r m o b i l e society l e a v e s u s r o o t l e s s compared with tradition-and land-bound Europe. T h e p r o b l e m is we a r e l i v i n g in a w o r l d we often c a n n o t c o n t r o l , yet need t o relate o u r s e l v e s to this u n k n o w n . So the c o m m u n i t y bec o m e s a f o r m of protective c o a t ing. We s u b o r d i n a t e s o m e of o u r

o w n wishes t o the h i g h e r g r o u p morality. A n d in a w a y , this is n e c e s s a r y . O u r w o r l d is t o o c o m p l e x to be understood a n d too impersonal f o r o n e c o m m u n i t y . We w a n t to o r g a n i z e o u r existence. OUR VOLUNTARY assoc i a t i o n with H o p e C o l l e g e prov i d e s p r o t e c t i o n a n d s a f e t y a s well a s the benefits of a n y c o m m u n i t y . T h e p r o b l e m a r i s e s a s we realize the b a s i c t e n s i o n within the c o m m u n i t y . C e r t a i n l y it d o e s g i v e us a f r a m e w o r k , in o u r c a s e f o r educ a t i o n . But c e r t a i n of o u r indiv i d u a l g o a l s m u s t c h a n g e to ins u r e h a r m o n y . A n d the results a r e often f r i g h t e n i n g . We a r e a w a r e of the c o n t r a d i c tion between the i d e a l s of t h e c o m m u n i t y a n d o u r o w n v a l u e s . Our p e r s o n a l s e c u r i t y b e g i n s to h i n g e o n c o m m u n i t y s o l i d a r i t y . Dissension becomes a n a t h e m a . Thecomm u n i t y g o a l s r e p l a c e o u r own completely. And individuality can b e c o m e a cult of c o n f o r m i t y . T H E R E IS N O need t o point to the J o s e p h M c C a r t h y h e a r i n g s of the l a s t g e n e r a t i o n . We c a n w a t c h o u r television sets d u r i n g a n a t i o n a l c o n v e n t i o n to see ind i v i d u a l r i g h t s ( p r o t e c t e d b y society, f o r s o c i e t y ) b e a t e n d o w n . R e s t r a i n t a n d criticism a r e interpreted a s b r u t a l i t y a n d repression. A n d these r a d i c a l H o p e s t u d e n t s w h o protest, not r e l i g i o n , b u t tradition? The c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y s h a k e s v i s i b l y . And r e s p o n s i b l e criticism is limited to a few English c o u r s e s . Is it t h a t difficult to s e p a r a t e criticism of s t r u c t u r e

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men were c h o s e n t o j o i n this h o n o r p r o g r a m . C u s t o m a r i l y , o n l y 16 s t u d e n t s a r e c h o s e n , b u t Dr. Holl e n b a c h a d d e d t h a t it w a s not p o s s i b l e to limit the n u m b e r to 16 b e c a u s e of the n u m b e r of talented s t u d e n t s . T H E F R E S H M A N C L A S S this y e a r c a m e f r o m 2 6 states, Washi n g t o n , D.C., seven f o r e i g n c o u n tries, a n d the V i r g i n I s l a n d s . F o r t y - f i v e p e r cent, or 2 5 5 freshmen, a r e M i c h i g a n r e s i d e n t s , while 87 students a r e f r o m New York, 60 s t u d e n t s f r o m N e w J e r s e y a n d 5 5 s t u d e n t s f r o m Illinois. In comparison to p r e v i o u s y e a r s , " v e r y f e w " of the freshm e n , p a r t i c u l a r l y f r e s h m e n women, are f r o m H o l l a n d . According to Mr. K l e i n h e k s e l , m o s t of the f r e s h m a n w o m e n a r e l i v i n g in o n - c a m p u s h o u s i n g . THE REFORMED CHURCH in A m e r i c a , a s in all p r e v i o u s years, m a i n t a i n s the highest number of r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s in the freshm a n c l a s s of this y e a r , a c c o r d i n g to Mr. C u r r y , 4 8 p e r cent of the f r e s h m e n d e s i g n a t e d the R e f o r m e d C h u r c h a s their r e l i g i o u s preference. In a d d i t i o n to t h e f r e s h m e n , new s t u d e n t s a l s o i n c l u d e 8 2 t r a n s fer s t u d e n t s .

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5 of War Takes Place Friday By Clarke Borgeson a n c h o r Reporter T h e pull, a t r a d i t i o n of 7 0 y e a r s at H o p e C o l l e g e , will t a k e p l a c e at 4 p . m . next F r i d a y . T h e simple " t u g of w a r " of 1 8 9 8 h a s now become a sophisticated struggle t o see w h i c h c l a s s , the f r e s h m a n o r s o p h o m o r e , will b e pulled i n t o the m u d d y Black River. EACH CLASS HAS a team which c o n s i s t s of 18 pit m e n a n d two a l t e r n a t e s . E a c h t e a m m e m ber h a s a " m o r a l e g i r l , " w h o m he selects f r o m his c l a s s to aid him at his w o r k .

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L O C K I N G I N — S o p h o m o r e s (front to rear) Ray Wells, Jerry Keizer, Lon Eriks a n d Orville D a v i d s m e y e r hold the line a s m o r a l e girl Sally Crellin lends a hand at pull practice last S a t u r d a y .

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ed 15 m i n u t e s the a f t e r n o o n of the pull t o d i g their pits. T h i s rule, a l o n g with s o m e o t h e r s , is a n inn o v a t i o n this year. F r i d a y at f o u r , at the s o u n d of the g u n , is the b e g i n n i n g of the 15 m i n u t e s alloted f o r the m o r a l e girls to tape up h a n d s . During this t i m e the pits c a n b e r e i n f o r ced a n d d u g deeper if the c o a c h e s d e e m it n e c e s s a r y . At the end of the t a p i n g p e r i o d , t h e r e will b e a n a n n o u n c e d one m i n u t e rest. At 4 : 1 6 the s t r e t c h i n g p e r i o d will begin. AFTER 15 M I N U T E S of s t r e t c h i n g the r o p e , a f i n a l m i n u t e of rest will be o r d e r e d . At 4 : 3 2 the g u n will s o u n d f o r the s e c o n d time a n d t h e p u l l i n g will b e g i n . Practice f o r the pull h a s been g o i n g o n f o r a week a n d a half, with o n e m o r e week yet to g o . At last S a t u r d a y a f t e r n o o n ' s p r a c tice, the f r e s h m e n h a d 3 2 men a n d a b o u t twice t h a t n u m b e r of w o m e n s h o w up. T h e e n t h u s i a s t i c c h e e r i n g f r o m the g i r l s reflected a k e e n spirit for their t e a m , b u t it w a s e v i d e n t t h e y still l a c k e d the o r g a n i z a t i o n of a p o l i s h e d team. THE COACHES FORthefresh m a n t e a m , D e n n y H e n d r i c k s , Don Currie and Doug L a p h a m say the f r e s h m e n h a v e the d e t e r m i n a -

tion a n d the " g u t s " to win. If the f r e s h m e n s h o u l d win this y e a r , it w o u l d be the o n l y c l a s s in the h i s t o r y of t h e pull to o v e r t a k e a s o p h o m o r e team that had won the pull in their f r e s h m e n y e a r . T h i n g s at the s o p h o m o r e p r a c tice o n S a t u r d a y were p r e t t y quiet. Active s u p p o r t f o r the t e a m w a s l a c k i n g , a s a t o t a l of 5 0 p e o p l e s h o w e d u p . T h e g i r l s w e r e less e n t h u s i a s t i c t h a n the f r e s h m a n g i r l s , b u t the g u y s in the pits h a d c o n s i d e r a b l y m o r e t e a m effort in the m a n e u v e r s t h e y went through. R u s h J o h n s o n , Kent C a n d e l o r a a n d Rick V a n d e n b e r g , the t h r e e c o a c h e s of the s o p h o m o r e t e a m , a p p e a r e d to c a p a b l y put their experienced team t h r o u g h its paces. IT'S S T I L L TOO e a r l y to m a k e a n y prediction c o n c e r n i n g the possible victor o n F r i d a y . With a week m o r e of p r a c t i c e , a n y t h i n g c o u l d h a p p e n , a n d spirit is a n a l w a y s intagible factor. T h e freshm e n h a v e the spirit a n d the determination, while the ' s o p h o m o r e s h a v e o r g a n i z a t i o n . With the new rules, a n d the t e a m s ' c o n t i n u e d h a r d p r a c t i c e , t h e r e will b e n o e a s y v i c t o r y f o r either side. Be p r e p a r e d to s t a y late F r i d a y ; it m a y well be a l o n g battle.

Coimnittee Members Appointed Campus and City-Wide T h e a p p o i n t m e n t s to the s t a n d i n g c o m m i t t e e s f o r this y e a r h a v e been a n n o u n c e d b y D e a n f o r A c a d e m i c A f f a i r s M o r r e t t e Rider. T h e C u r r i c u l u m C o m m i t t e e is c o m p o s e d of Dr. Rider, l i b r a r i a n J o h n M a y , Dr. A r t h u r Jentz, Sheld o n Wettack, R o g e r D a v i s , D a r y l Siedentop and students B a r b a r a Timmer and C a n d y Marr. DR. R I D E R , DR, Elton B r u i n s , Dr. Cotter T h a r i n , D o n a l d F i n n , Dr. D a v i d M e y e r s a n d s t u d e n t s M a r k V a n d e r L a a n , Eric B i n d e r a n d P e n n e y M o r s e c o m p r i s e the Cultural Affairs Committee. T h e M e m b e r s of the I n t e r n a tional Education Committee are D i r e c t o r of I n t e r n a t i o n a l E d u c a t i o n Dr. P a u l F r i e d , Dr. H e n r y ten H o o r , Dr. E z r a G e a r h a r t , B a r r y W e r k m a n , Dr. R i c h a r d B r o c k meier a n d students Rosalie Hudn u t a n d , l a r e d Green. The Teacher Education Committee c o n s i s t s of Dr. William V a n d e r L u g t , L a m o n t Dirkse, N a n c y S o n n e v e l d t , Dr. Leslie B e a c h , Dr. Allen B r a d y , Dr. H u b e r t Weller, Robert R i t s e m a , Dr. L a w r e n c e Green a n d students Mary Lynn Koop, B a r b a r a Gleichmann and Richard F r a n k . MEMBERS OF THE Extra C u r r i c u l a r Activities C o m m i t t e e a r e A s s o c i a t e D e a n of S t u d e n t s J e a n e t t e S p r i k , S t u d e n t Activities Coordinator Phil R a u w e r d i n k , Dr. R o b e r t B r o w n , William V a n d e r b i l t a n d s t u d e n t s Jim Piers, Rob Robbins and Carol Gauntlett.

Seven Studejits Named Justices To Hope Court T h e a p p o i n t e e s to the Student C o u r t f o r this s c h o o l y e a r a r e Chief J u s t i c e J o h n L e e n h o u t s a n d j u s t i c e s Z a i d e Pixley, T o m T h o m a s , J u d y C o o p e r , Rick V e e n s t r a , Priscilla Inkpen and Harold Kamm. H a n d l i n g student infractions, t h e C o u r t is the C o l l e g e ' s p r i m a r y judiciary body, having original or a p p e l l a t e j u r i s d i c t i o n on almost all c a s e s i n v o l v i n g d i s c i p l i n a r y action.

T h e Religious Life C o m m i t t e e is c o m p o s e d of C h a p l a i n William Hillegonds, D e a n of S t u d e n t s Robert DeYoung, J o h n Stewart, Dr. J a m e s P r i n s a n d s t u d e n t s Shirley L a w r e n c e , Rick V e e n s t r a a n d J o h n Debreceni. T h e Student C o m m u n i c a t i o n s Media C o m m i t t e e is m a d e u p of Dr. D a v i d M a r k e r , Dr. N o r m a n N o r t o n , Dr. J o a n Mueller, G e o r g e R a l p h , D e a n De Y o u n g a n d stud e n t s J u l i e M o r g a n , Paul v a n Pernis, R o g e r H u b r e g t s e , N o r m a n Mol, A n d y M u l d e r a n d G i l d a D a vis. S T U D E N T C O N D U C T Com mittee m e m b e r s a r e D e a n De Y o u n g , Dean S p r i k , Dr. R i c h a r d Vanderveldt, Robert V a n d e r h a m and students Ron H o o k , J o h n L e e n h o u t s a n d Z a i d e Pixley. The A d m i s s i o n s and Educational G r a n t s C o m m i t t e e a r e Director

of A d m i s s i o n s C h a r l e s C u r r y , Director of F i n a n c i a l Aid J a m e s Bekkering, Dean DeYoung, Dean S p r i k , Dr. J a m e s V a n Putten, Dr. Dwight S m i t h , Dr. R o g e r Steenl a n d , A l a n C a r t e r , Dr. E l i z a b e t h Reedy, S t a n l e y H a r r i n g t o n a n d students G a r y G a u g e r and Lorr a i n e Price. T h e Athletic C o m m i t t e e is c o m p o s e d of Director of Athletics G o r d o n B r e w e r , D e a n D e Y o u n g , Alvin Vanderbush, Dr. Robert C a v a n a u g h , John Van Iwaarden and students G a r y F r e n s a n d Barry S c h r e i b e r . M E M B E R S OF T H E S t u d e n t Standing and Appeals Committee a r e D e a n D e Y o u n g , Dr. Rider, Dr. V a n d e r L u g t , Dr. Elliot T a n i s a n d Dr. 1). I v a n D y k s t r a . T h e s e a p p o i n t m e n t s will not be official until the next m e e t i n g of the full f a c u l t y .

GLCA Awarded $6,850; Racism To Be Examined T h e G r e a t L a k e s C o l l e g e s Association has been a w a r d e d a $ 6 , 8 5 0 g r a n t b y the U.S. D e p a r t ment of L a b o r t o e x p l o r e the n a t u r e of r a c i s m a m o n g white college s t u d e n t s in o r d e r to d i s c o v e r w a y s of r e c o g n i z i n g a n d e r a d i c a t i n g ru DR, J O A N M U E L U K U , a s s o Cianr-rm^fessor of E n g l i s h on the f a c u l t y of H o p e College, is coo r d i n a t o r of the project. T h e G L C A p r o g r a m w a s develo p e d b y Dr. Mueller f o r the C o a lition of Y o u t h Action, a g r o u p of L a b o r D e p a r t m e n t m a n a g e m e n t i n t e r n s w o r k i n g o n special nationwide projects designed to encourage the i n v o l v e m e n t of y o u n g p e o p l e in efforts to eliminate poverty. The new g r a n t m a k e s possible the c o n t i n u a t i o n of c u r r i c u l a r re-

s e a r c h b e g u n this p a s t s u m m e r in a pilot White F r e e d o m School in Philadelphia. T h e s u m m e r prog r a m w a s s p o n s o r e d b y the Dep a r t m e n t of L a b o r a n d the G r e a t Lakes Colleges Association. I T S P U R P O S E WAS to e x p o s e college students f r o m m a i n s t r e a m A m e r i c a to a t t i t u d e s which a r e different f r o m t h o s e m o s t f a m i l i a r to t h e m in o r d e r t o g i v e a c l e a r e r p e r s p e c t i v e of the s o c i e t y in which they live. Ten s t u d e n t s f r o m G L C A m e m ber s c h o o l s ( H o p e , A l b i o n , E a r l ham a n d W a b a s h ) participated in the s u m m e r project. In the new p r o g r a m Dr. Mueller is d i r e c t i n g the c r e a t i o n of curricular or study packages which e m b o d y the White F r e e d o m S c h o o l c o n c e p t a n d which c a n b e r e p e a t e d in o t h e r e d u c a t i o n a l , religious a n d social institutions.

Coffeehouses Planned By Jean DeGraff a n c h o r Reporter A coffeehousefor H o p e students, s p o n s o r e d b y the S t u d e n t C h u r c h , is s c h e d u l e d to o p e n b y the end of October. A l t h o u g h the e x a c t l o c a t i o n of the c o f f e e h o u s e h a s not been d e t e r m i n e d , R o b b A d a m s , c o - c h a i r m a n of the coffeehouse 1 p r o j e c t c o m m i t t e e , i n d i c a t e d t h a t it will p r o b a b l y be s o m e w h e r e o n campus. A C C O R D I N G TO ADAMS, this c o f f e e h o u s e will serve a s a n ex perim e n t in c o f f e e h o u s e m a n a g e m e n t . T h e g o a l of the c o m m i t t e e is the e v e n t u a l c r e a t i o n of a n o f f - c a m p u s c o f f e e h o u s e f o r the t e e n a g e r s of Holland. B e c a u s e of lack of f u n d s , inexp e r i e n c e in c o f f e e h o u s e m a n a g e m e n t a n d l a c k of a s u i t a b l e location, the c o f f e e h o u s e f o r the teena g e r s will n o t o p e n until next y e a r . Several a r e a churches h a v e s h o w n a n interest in a c o f f e e h o u s e f o r t e e n a g e r s a n d a r e w i l l i n g to g i v e financial support, A d a m s said. R E F E R R I N G TO T H E c a m pus Student Church coffeehouse, J o h n B o o n s t r a , c o - c h a i r m a n of the c o m m i t t e e , stated t h a t " t h e k i d s will m a k e their o w n a t m o s p h e r e . " H o w e v e r , t h e r e will b e planned entertainment, as a committee h o p e s to i n c l u d e f a c u l t y d i s c u s s i o n s , f i l m s m a d e b y stud e n t s a n d c a m p u s talent in their p r o g r a m . T h e c o f f e e h o u s e is to b e a p l a c e w h e r e the s t u d e n t c a n feel f r e e to " o p e n u p . " A c c o r d i n g to A d a m s the p u r p o s e of the c o f f e e h o u s e f o r Hol-

l a n d y o u t h will b e " t o k e e p the t e e n a g e r off the s t r e e t . " H e stressed that the project w a s " n o t a big C h r i s t i a n m o v e m e n t . " R a t h e r , it is h o p e d t h a t a better r e l a t i o n s h i p between the h i g h s c h o o l a n d college student would d e v e l o p f r o m the c o f f e e h o u s e e x p e r i e n c e . LAST SPRING AN independent g r o u p f r o m the C o l l e g e , h e a d e d by senior C h a r l i e L a n g , p l a n n e d to o p e n a c o f f e e h o u s e a b o v e the Elhart P o n t i a c s h o w r o o m on E i g h t h Street. T h e g r o u p h a d received $ 2 5 0 in s t u d e n t s u p p o r t a n d h o p e d to h a v e a c o f f e e h o u s e r e a d y b y S e p t e m b e r . Since the cost of f i r e p r o o f i n g the f l o o r of the building would h a v e been $ 6 , 0 0 0 , the p r o j e c t w a s n o t c o m pleted. L a n g said t h a t t h e r e is a b o u t $ 1 0 0 left of the i n d e p e n d e n t c o m m i t t e e ' s o r i g i n a l f u n d s , a n d the c o m m i t t e e is still l o o k i n g f o r a p l a c e to e s t a b l i s h its c o f f e e h o u s e . Since this c o m m i t t e e w a n t s a coff e e h o u s e o n l y f o r the c o l l e g e stud e n t , it h a s n o t j o i n e d f o r c e s with the Student C h u r c h C o f f e e h o u s e Project C o m m i t t e e . THE STUDENT CHURCH Coffeehouse Committee h a s been s t u d y i n g a n d w o r k i n g o n its p r o ject f o r the past t w o y e a r s . It needs student help a n d welcomes a n y ideas o r s u g g e s t i o n s , a c c o r d i n g to A d a m s , w h o u r g e s a n y o n e w i s h i n g to. w o r k with the Coffeeh o u s e Project C o m m i t t e e or p r o v i d e e n t e r t a i n m e n t f o r the coffeeh o u s e to c o n t a c t Edith B y e r s , h i m self o r a n y o t h e r t r u s t e e of the Student Church.

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E V E R A L A R T I C L E S t h i s week p o i n t to H o p e C o l l e g e s g r o w i n g i n v o l v e m e n t in t h e s o c i a l p r o b l e m s l a c i n g A m e r i c a in the s e c o n d half ol t h e 2 ( ) t h cent u r y . We a p p l a u d this t r e n d a n d l o o k e a g e r ly t o its c o n t i n u a t i o n a n d e x p a n s i o n . A f r o n t p a g e s t o r y tells of t h e i o u n d i n g of a C r e a t L a k e s C o l l e g e s A s s o c i a t i o n t a s k f o r c e t o d e v e l o p p r o g r a m s a i m e d at b r i n g ing a wider c r o s s - s e c t i o n oi s t u d e n t s to G L C A c a m p u s e s . P r e s i d e n t C a l v i n A. V a n d e r Werf i n d i c a t e s t h a t 11 o p e will seek to t a k e a l e a d i n g r o l e in this e n d e a v o r t h r o u g h its o w n Uisk f o r c e a n d m e m b e r s h i p o n the GLCA committee. T h e liberal a r t s c o l l e g e s in A m e r i c a h a v e l o n g been g u i l t y of m a i n t a i n i n g loity i v o r y t o w e r s oi p r i v i l e g e , c a r e f u l l y e x c l u d ing all b u t a lew s t u d e n t s f r o m m i n o r i t y a n d p o v e r t y g r o u p s . I h i s h a s l o n g constituted a g r e a t m i s u s e of o n e of the nat i o n ' s s t r o n g e s t i n s t i t u t i o n s , its colleges. In a d d i t i o n , m u c h y o u n g p o t e n t i a l h a s gone untapped.

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O P E ' S R E C O R D I N this a r e a h a s been f a r better t h a n m o s t s c h o o l s . It h a s l o n g b e e n a p o l i c y oi t h e C o l l e g e to o p e n its d o o r s a n d its p u r s e to q u a l i f i e d s t u d e n t s f r o m all b a c k g r o u n d s . In recent y e a r s , e s p e c i a l l y , H o p e h a s sig n i f i c a n d y b r o a d e n e d the m a k e - u p oi its s t u d e n t b o d y t h r o u g h a p r o g r e s s i v e adm i s s i o n s p o l i c y . M u c h m o r e c a n be d o n e , h o w e v e r , a n d the i n c e p t i o n of a n U p w a r d B o u n d p r o g r a m t h i s y e a r is a l o n g s t e p

t o w a r d f u r t h e r i m p r o v e m e n t . T h i s new G L C A effort is a n o t h e r o p p o r t u n i t y w h i c h d e s e r v e s the full c o l l e g e s u p p o r t it is receiving. B r i n g i n g m o r e s t u d e n t s f r o m widelyv a r i e d b a c k g r o u n d s to H o p e is a s g r e a t a n a d v a n t a g e t o the C o l l e g e a s it is to those students. Modern problems can only b e d e a l t with if c l e a r l y u n d e r s t o o d , a n d d i r e c t c o n t a c t with s t u d e n t s w h o g r e w u p with t h e p r o b l e m s w h i c h o u r s o c i e t y is t r y i n g to s o l v e c a n o n l y l e a d to g r e a t e r understanding and communication. The f o r m a t i o n of a B l a c k C o a l i t i o n , r e p o r t e d on p a g e o n e , is a n o t h e r d e v e l o p m e n t which we h o p e will l e a d to g r e a t e r u n d e r s t a n d i n g of t h e p r o b l e m s a n d g o a l s oi o u r b l a c k citizens. 7*.:ii.p5

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N E D A N G E R IN all of t h i s p r o g r e s s , ((however, is the p o t e n t i a l l o r p a t e r n a l i s m a n d s e l f - s a t i s f a c t i o n w h i c h naturally accompanies accomplishment. The a r t i c l e on p a g e t h r e e r e p o r t i n g a g r a n t designed to e s t a b l i s h a " W h i t e F r e e d o m S c h o o l " t o e x p l o r e while r a s c i s m at H o p e is t h u s e s p e c i a l l y g o o d n e w s . H o p e m u s t a v o i d paternalism and become a w a r e that the s a m e r a s c i s m l a b e l l e d b y the K e r n e r C o m m i s s i o n a s the chief c a u s e ol the r i o t s last s u m m e r is p r e s e n t h e r e .

O P E C O L L E G E is a n o u t s t a n d i n g small, liberal a r t s college dedicated to the d i l i g e n t a n d s c h o l a r l y p u r s u i t of h i g h e r l e a r n i n g , e x c e p t o n S a t u r d a y nights. And then s o m e t h i n g h a p p e n s .

P a p e r s a r e a l s o diilicult to d o w i t h o u t m a x i m u m a c c e s s to t h e l i b r a r y . I n s t r u c t o r s w o r k tirelessly to i n s p i r e s t u d e n t s to l e a r n l o r t h e m s e l v e s , yet the t i m e l o r t h a t l e a r n i n g is restricted b y C o l l e g e p o l i c y .

A s t u d e n t r e s e a r c h i n g a topic l o r a p a p e r h a s n o a l t e r n a t i v e b u t to c a t c h u p o n the sleep h e h a s been m i s s i n g all week. A s t u d e n t r e a d i n g f o r a c o u r s e h a s no-

At the e n d ol the s e m e s t e r , w h e n m a n y e x a m s a r e given a n d m a n y pa|)ers are d u e , the p r o b l e m is e s p e c i a l l y a c u t e .

w h e r e to g o b u t a p r o b a b l y n o i s y d o r m i t o r y r o o m o r a street light. T h i s is bec a u s e the l i b r a r y is c l o s e d . H o p e s t u d e n t s a r e told t i m e a n d a g a i n t h a t the p r i m a r y p u r p o s e l o r their b e i n g h e r e is to receive a n e d u c a t i o n . N o time p e r i o d is e v e r e x c l u d e d f r o m t h a t statem e n t . A n d yet the p o l i c y of c l o s i n g the c a m p u s center of l e a r n i n g — t h e l i b r a r y o n e e v e n i n g a week m a k e s it m o r e difficult t o a c q u i r e t h a t e d u c a t i o n . We r e a l i z e t h a t all w o r k a n d n o p l a y m a k e s H a n s a d u l l b o y . B u t it s e e m s to u s t h a t H a n s , not the A d m i n i s t r a t i o n , s h o u l d b e a b l e to d e c i d e f o r himself w h e n t h a t p l a y will c o m e . S u r e l y , in loco parentis d o e s not e x t e n d to t h a t , t o o .

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L A C E S T O S T U D Y with o t h e r s a r e r a r e on this c a m p u s . T h e Student Senate has presented a parietal h o u r s p r o p o s a l in a n e f f o r t to r e m e d y t h a t . O p e n i n g the l i b r a r y o n S a t u r d a y , h o w e v e r , s e e m s to b e a c o m p l e m e n t a r y solution, and a l m o s t i n d i s p e n s a b l e when t h a t p r o p o s a l is yet u n p a s s e d .

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E R E A L I Z E T H A T the o b s t a c l e s a r e p r o b a b l y f i n a n c i a l , a n d being an o r g a n i z a t i o n that must o p e r a t e o n a tight b u d g e t , we s y m p a t h i z e with these p r o b l e m s . But l a c k of the s m a l l a m o u n t of m o n e y n e e d e d lor this is irrec o n c i l a b l e with the p r e d i c t i o n s of w h a t the D e Witt C u l t u r a l C e n t e r will p r o v i d e . II t h e C o l l e g e c a n a f f o r d to o p e r a t e a S t u d e n t C e n t e r , it c e r t a i n l y c a n a f l o r d t o o p e n the l i b r a r y l o r five m o r e h o u r s . A n d s i n c e the l i b r a r y s h o u l d b e the l o c u s of t h e p r i m a r y o c c u p a t i o n o n c a m pus—study—it seems to us that a priority s h o u l d b e set on k e e p i n g the l i b r a r y o p e n a s l o n g as possible. We t h e r e f o r e r e c o m m e n d t o the p e r s o n s r e s p o n s i b l e l o r e f f e c ting s u c h a c h a n g e t h a t , if at all p o s s i b l e , the l i b r a r y b e o p e n e d o n S a t u r d a y n i g h t . G r a n t e d , o n l y a minim u m of s t u d e n t s m a y t a k e a d v a n t a g e of this. But e v e n if o n l y a few a r e b e n e f i t e d , it will be w o r t h it. In this w a y , H o p e c a n t a k e a n o t h e r step f o r w a r d in p r o v i d i n g a good education.

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It's h a r d t o believe the Soviet U n i o n w o u l d i n v a d e a c o u n t r y the size of Czechos l o v a k i a w i t h o u t a decent c o v e r s t o r y . O r i g i n a l l y , if y o u recall, the Soviets a n n o u n c e d they w e r e c o m i n g into the c o u n try with o t h e r W a r s a w Pact t r o o p s at the r e q u e s t of C z e c h o s l o v a k l e a d e r s . But s o m e o n e g o o f e d , b e c a u s e when R u s s i a n s were a s k e d at the U n i t e d N a t i o n s w h o the Czech l e a d e r s were, the Soviets c o u l d n ' t c o m e u p with o n e n a m e . THEN THERUSSIANSchangedtheir s t o r y a n d s a i d t h e y were i n v a d i n g C z e c h o s l o v a k i a to p r e v e n t the C z e c h s f r o m b e i n g o v e r r u n b y t h e West G e r m a n s . When t h i s o n e w a s sent u p the f l a g pole a n d n o o n e s a l u t e d , the S o v i e t s f i n a l l y s a i d t h e y h a d invaded C z e c h o s l o v a k i a to protect t h e Czechs f r o m themselves. F o r s o m e r e a s o n the w o r l d h a s n ' t b o u g h t it, a n d s o the R u s s i a n s a r e still h a r d at w o r k in the K r e m l i n t r y i n g t o f i g u r e out a s t o r y that will j u s t i f y their occupation. I h a v e the m i n u t e s of the last m e e t i n g of the " C e n t r a l C o m m i t t e e in C h a r g e of Invading Small Countries." " C O M R A D E PETROV, it h a s b e e n t h r e e w e e k s noyv a n d we still h a v e n ' t b e e n a b l e t o e x p l a i n w h a t we're d o i n g in Czechoslovakia." " I a m well a w a r e of t h a t . C o m r a d e Stumpnitch, a n d I assure you everyone in the fiction d i v i s i o n of the Soviet W r i t e r ' s U n i o n is w o r k i n g on it. As a m a t t e r of fact, I h a v e just been g i v e n a p l a n b y B o r i s B o g a n s k i t h a t 1 wish to s u b m i t to the c o m m i t t e e . " " Proceed." " B o g a n s k i s u g g e s t s we a n n o u n c e t h a t the r e a s o n the Soviets i n v a d e d Czechos l o v a k i a w a s to scout the Czech O l y m p i c t e a m f o r the 1 9 6 8 O l y m p i c s in M e x i c o City." "YOU M U S T BE kidding, Petrov." " I ' m not. We s h o u l d s a y t h a t the S o v iet s o l d i e r s m a n n i n g the t a n k s a r e r e a l l y Soviet t r a c k m e n in d i s g u i s e , w h o d i d n ' t w a n t to call a t t e n t i o n to the real p u r p o s e of their v i s i t . " " T h a t ' s the worst cover story we've h e a r d so far, Petrov, and we've h e a r d s o m e

pretty b a d o n e s . H a s n ' t a n y o n e b e e n a b l e to find o n e p e r s o n in P r a g u e w h o will s a y he a s k e d u s t o c o m e i n t o the c o u n t r y ? " "We've found one." " G R E A T , T H A T ' S A L L we n e e d is one. W h o is h e ? " " T h e S o v i e t a m b a s s a d o r to Czechoslovakia." " H o l y L e n i n , w h a t k i n d of a K r e m l i n d o we h a v e , if we c a n ' t e v e n c o m e u p with a g o o d e x c u s e f o r i n v a d i n g a l o u s y little c o u n t r y like C z e c h o s l o v a k i a ? W h a t h a p p e n s w h e n we i n v a d e a big c o u n t r y ? " " C o m r a d e S o r o v e n s k y , why couldn't we s a y we went into C z e c h o s l o v a k i a to prevent an American-Zionist-Maoist-Fascist-counterrevolutionary plot?" " W e h a v e s a i d it, y o u idiot. But n o o n e believes us. E v e n the S o v i e t p e o p l e d o n ' t believe u s . " " T O T H I N K T H E R E w o u l d ever be a c r e d i b i l i t y g a p in the Soviet U n i o n . " " Y o u ' r e all a b u n c h of s t u p i d h a r d line C o m m u n i s t s . Here we h a v e 6 0 0 , 0 0 0 t r o o p s sitting in C z e c h o s l o v a k i a a n d n o one knows what we're d o i n g there." " C o u l d n ' t we s a y w e ' r e t h e r e f o r rest and recreation?" " N o , we c a n ' t . N o w let's start f r o m the b e g i n n i n g . W h y did we s e n d o u r t r o o p s in?" " T o p r e s e r v e law a n d o r d e r . " " T H A T ' S N O T BAD. And w h y did they fire o n t h e p o p u l a t i o n ? " " B e c a u s e o u r s o l d i e r s were p r o v o k e d spit o n , c u r s e d , a n d p e o p l e t h r e w rotten fish a n d beer c a n s o n t h e m f r o m hotel windows." "Of c o u r s e . A n d we o n l y used a s m u c h f o r c e a s n e c e s s a r y to r e s t o r e o r d e r . " " T h a t ' s g o o d . N o w w h a t a b o u t all the a r r e s t s we m a d e ? " "We o n l y arrested those people who, in the o p i n i o n of o u r t r o o p s , were d i s t u r b ing the p e a c e . " " B e a u t i f u l , C o m r a d e R u s h e n k o . Where did y o u get the i d e a ? " " F r o m w a t c h i n g the Democratic National C o n v e n t i o n on television." C o p y r i g h t ( c ) 1 9 6 8 , T h e W a s h i n g t o n Post Co. D i s t r i b u t e d b y L o s A n g e l e s T i m e s Syndicate.

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Nabokov Novel Reveals a World in Flux Editor's Note: The a n c h o r review this week is written by j u n i o r B o b Kieft. He reviews " K i n g , Queen, K n a v e " by V l a d i m i r N a b o k o v , translated b y Dmitri N a b o k o v (McGraw-Hill; $ 5 . 9 5 ) . By Robert Kief I S o m e w h e r e in that c o r n e r of t h e u n i v e r s e w h i c h is f o r m e d f r o m the s u b s t a n c e of s h a d o w s , the s p r i n g time flight of iridescent butterflies, the infinite w a s t e s a n d c r u m b l i n g a t o m i e s of D a l i ' s art a n d the whisp e r i n g v o i c e s of d r e a m s a r e the l i t e r a r y e n v i r o n s of V l a d i m i r N a bokov. H F IS A L O N E there, b e i n g the c r e a t o r , s u s t a i n e r a n d occas i o n a l d e s t r o y e r of the place a s well a s its sole g o d , j u d g e a n d point of interest. All t h a t exists t h e r e d o e s s o at his w h i m a n d f o r his p l e a s u r e ; e v e r y aspect of the p l a c e h a s b e i n g f o r the p u r pose, a n d o n l y f o r the p u r p o s e , of g l o r i f y i n g its c r e a t o r . He exercises a n a b s o l u t e a n d e t e r n a l a u t h o r i t y o v e r his c r e a t i o n ; t h e r e is n o n e b e s i d e h i m , or even b e l o w . He is the t r u e artist. N a b o k o v is the a u t h o r of s o m e thirteen n o v e l s , eight o r i g i n a l l y in R u s s i a n a n d five in Knglish. On the b a s i s of these, he c a n be r a n k e d a s o n e of the g r e a t e s t , if not the g r e a t e s t , stylist w r i t i n g p r o s e t o d a y . He is, a s he will be the first to a d m i t , a u n i q u e p h e n o m e n o n in m o d e r n letters. E A C H OF HIS N O V E L S is a self-contained, c o m p l e t e l y selfc o n s c i o u s little w o r l d , c r e a t e d f o r the i n s t a n c e a n d like n o o t h e r w o r l d b e f o r e it. U n t o u c h e d b y the h a n d of F r e u d ( " t h e V i e n n e s e Q u a c k " ) a n d u n c o n c e r n e d with w h a t is h a p p e n i n g to the c o u r s e of the rest of l i t e r a t u r e , e a c h of these w o r l d s c a r e s f o r n o t h i n g except its c r e a t o r a n d f i n d s little, if a n y t h i n g , i n t e r e s t i n g outside his p e r s o n . E a c h n o v e l exists p u r e l y a s a reflection of its a u t h o r a n d f u n c t i o n s a s a p l a y g r o u n d for his wit a n d c y n i c a l c l e v e r n e s s , his r a z o r s h a r p p o w e r s of o b s e r v a t i o n a n d his a l l - e m b r a c i n g e g o . He is the s u n of these w o r l d s , a n d e v e r y t u r n of p r a s e a n d p u n c t u a t i o n m a r k h a s life o n l y a s it p a r t a k e s of his g l o r y . N a b o k o v ' s n o v e l s are giant, mystical c r y p t o g r a m s w h i c h in the end spell out n o answers, o n l y the n a m e of the perp e t r a t o r of the m y s t e r y : N-A-BO-K-O-V. IF T H E N O V E L C A N b e understood as a battleground, Nab o k o v ' s r e p r e s e n t the s t r a n g e s t b a t t l e s ever f o u g h t . B e c a u s e his n o v e l s a r e N a b o k o v , the f o c u s

is n o t o n a conflict within the novel, between a p r o t a g o n i s t a n d a n t a g o n i s t , b u t between the overp o w e r i n g f o r c e s a n d r e s o u r c e s of the a u t h o r a n d his r e a d e r . Plots, structures, transitions and chara c t e r s a r e all p a w n s in the aut h o r ' s h a n d s in his u n w a v e r i n g a s s a u l t on his a u d i e n c e . He d o e s not w a n t his r e a d e r to believe n e c e s s a r i l y in w h a t happ e n s in the n o v e l ; he w a n t s , rat h e r , t h a t he b e s t u n n e d a n d fasc i n a t e d b y its v e r y i m p r o b a b i l i t y . A n d he defies his r e a d e r n o t merely to u n r a v e l the m y s t e r y b e h i n d his p r o s e ( w h i c h is i m p o s s i b l e e n o u g h ) b u t to s o l v e the puzzle of N a b o k o v himself. W H A T M A K E S T H E S E bat ties even s t r a n g e r is the a u t h o r ' s d e c l a r a t i o n of the s u r r e n d e r of t h e r e a d e r b e f o r e he even r e a d s the first w o r d ; the defeat of the r e a d e r is a fait a c c o m p l i b e f o r e he even o p e n s the c o v e r of the b o o k . N a b o k o v r e f u s e s to g r a n t c o n c e s s i o n s o r relent o n e mom e n t in his a t t a c k . H e r e f u s e s to b i n d himself to the o r d i n a r y c o n v e n t i o n s of time a n d s p a c e ; with u n b l u s h i n g a r r o g a n c e he s w i t c h e s the s c e n e of a t t e n t i o n , t h r o w s m o n k e y w r e n c h e s into the machinery of plot a n d pulls all the s t r i n g s o n e v e r y p u p p e t c h a r a c t e r a n d piece of l i t e r a r y f u r n i t u r e to suit his c o n v e n i e n c e . His p o i n t of view, that of the o m n i p r e s e n t first p e r s o n ( e v e n if he a p p e a r s to be t a l k i n g in the limited t h i r d at the t i m e ) , g i v e s him complete power and control o v e r the field of battle. A N D AS T H O U G H all this w e r e not e n o u g h , he p r e p a r e s a n d e x e c u t e s with effortless f i n e s s e an a m b u s h f o r the r e a d e r at the t u r n of a l m o s t e v e r y p a g e . Or he c a n play ( a n d u s u a l l y d o e s ) the m a n u f a c t u r e r of g i a n t j i g s a w puzzles w h o , j u s t to m a k e t h i n g s m o r e interesting, not o n l y l e a v e s a h a l f - d o z e n k e y pieces out of the b o x b u t t h r o w s in pieces f r o m a n o t h e r puzzle to fill in the v a c a n cies. B e f o r e such a n o n s l a u g h t the r e a d e r is a h o p e l e s s c a s e , indeed. " K i n g , Queen, K n a v e , " Nabok o v ' s s e c o n d n o v e l in R u s s i a n ( 1 9 2 8 ) , m a y a p p e a r at first g l a n c e to b e just a n o t h e r t r e a t m e n t of the a n c i e n t " e t e r n a l t r i a n g l e " theme: wife is u n s a t i s f i e d with h u s b a n d ( w h o , in this c a s e , is m o r e t h a n u s u a l l y u n o b s e r v a n t ) ; wife t a k e s l o v e r ( w h o , in this c a s e , h a p p e n s to be the h u s b a n d ' s n e p h e w ) ; wife a n d l o v e r ( w h o is, a l s o , m o r e than s o m e w h a t r i d i c u l o u s ) att e m p t to get rid of the h u s b a n d , h o p i n g to live in g r e a t bliss off the c a r c a s s of his estate.

Dear Editor . . .

More Letters (Continued from page 4 ) the p a c k h u d d l i n g t o g e t h e r at a S t u d e n t U n i o n d a n c e never o n c e m a k i n g a m o v e to c r o s s the line of s c r i m m a g e ? If y o u r s p i r i t s need a lift o n a S a t u r d a y n i g h t , w a l k b y K o l l e n Hall—it l o o k s like a C h r i s t m a s tree! We r e a l i z e they a p p r e c i a t e each o t h e r ' s c o m p a n y , b u t d o n ' t ruffles a n d C h a n e l N o . 5 s o u n d g o o d at a l l ?

M a y b e that gold b a n d seems t h r e a t e n i n g , b u t we n e v e r s a i d o n e s i m p l e d a t e h a d to l e a d t h e m d o w n the aisle. If e m p t y p o c k e t s seem to be a problem, that's easily resolved. After sitting stiffly in o u r r o o m s , a stroll a r o u n d the b l o c k would b e a w e l c o m e relief. C o m e on y o u d u m b h e a d s ; let's get with it! Sincerely, S o m e " Hope-ful" coeds

B U T HERE T H E resemblance to a n y other w o r k of t h a t t y p e s t o p s s h o r t . F o r f r o m this p o i n t Nabokov takes his reader t h r o u g h such wild i m p r o b a b i l i ties of s c e n e r y , s u c h c o n v o l u t e d a n d m y s t i f y i n g a l l e y w a y s of p r o s e i n v e n t i o n a n d to t o p it all at, at the e n d b e a t s him o v e r the h e a d with such a f a n t a s t i c c o u p ( w h i c h , in almost any other author, would be l u d i c r o u s a n d s l i g h t l y meretric i o u s ) t h a t the old t r i a n g l e is t r a n s f o r m e d into s o m e t h i n g that neither the E u c l i d e a n n o r s p h e r i c a l geom e t r i c i a n s of t r a d i t i o n a l tales w o u l d recognize. A few a s p e c t s of the a u t h o r ' s t e c h n i q u e as d e v e l o p e d in his later w o r k s a p p e a r in this e a r l y n o v e l , t h u s p l a c i n g it in the m a i n s t r e a m of his e v o l u t i o n a s a n artist. H i s style h e r e is v e r y c i n e m a t i c . His r o v i n g eye sees all a n d c o m m e n t s on all it sees. It p a n s ; it s h o o t s c l o s e - u p s ; it t r e a t s the r e a d e r to p a n o r a m i c s h o t s ; it b l u r s the focus a n d then m a k e s it h y p e r s h a r p ; it f l a s h e s f r o m scene to scene without w a r n i n g . A n d , like H i t c h c o c k , as though writing and producing a n d d i r e c t i n g were not e n o u g h , N a b o k o v e v e n h a s himself cast in a c a m e o role at a s e a s i d e resort.

acter or his t h o u g h t s ; then he'll talk to h i m ; a n d f i n a l l y he m a y even b e c o m e the c h a r a c t e r . ( T h i s c o n s t a n t s h i f t i n g in his e a r l i e r w o r k s will d e v e l o p in his later E n g l i s h n o v e l s into his static, a r c h - a r i s t o c r a t i c o m n i p r e s e n t first p e r s o n point of v i e w . ) All in all N a b o k o v ' s style and technique here p r o d u c e a w o r l d which, t h o u g h t a n g i b l e , is a l m o s t i m p o s sible to h o l d o n t o .

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ROBERT KIEFT THE OTHER OUTSTANDI N G p o i n t of t e c h n i q u e here is N a b o k o v ' s i n v a s i o n of his c h a r acters: t h e y h a v e n o p r i v a c y ; he will n e v e r let them a l o n e . If he isn't t a l k i n g m e r c i l e s s l y a b o u t t h e m , he is d o i n g their t a l k i n g f o r t h e m . His point of view is in a c o n s t a n t stale of flux. O n e m o m ent he is busily d e s c r i b i n g a c h a r -

FROM "KING, QUEEN, K n a v e " N a b o k o v moves onto b i g g e r a n d even m o r e p u z z l i n g t h i n g s : the i n c o m p r e h e n s i b l e disintegration, the formless yet s h a r p l y d e l i n e a t e d s u r r e a l i s m of " I n v i t a t i o n to a B e h e a d i n g ; " the1 magnificent and almost cloying B a r o q u e g r a n d e u r of " L o l i t a " a n d ' T a l e F i r e ; " a n d the hilarious, depressingly pathetic " IViin." And f o r t h o s e w h o s o assidu o u s l y s i n g the d i r g e o n t h e d e a t h of the n o v e l in E n g l i s h , t h e r e m a y still be s o m e h o p e ; for h i g h in the Alps the " g r e a t g o d N a b o k o v " h a s been at w o r k f o r o v e r five y e a r s o n his p r i v a t e O l y m p u s , a s s e m b l i n g a g a i n his s h a d o w s and disintegrating a t o m s , his d r e a m s a n d the p o w d e r of butterflies" w i n g s i n t o a new revel a t i o n of himself.

The Fool's Buffoon By D a v e Allen

Once u p o n a l i m e a b o u t a t h o u s a n d y e a r s ago, there was a king w h o ruled this p a r t i a l l y h i d d e n city in the m i d w e s t of T h e G r e a t L a n d . T h i s l a n d , in t u r n , w a s r u l e d b y the L o r d G r a n d H i g h I m p e r i a l K i n g of All T h i n g s , b u t o u r s t o r y is n o t a b o u t him. ANYHOW, THIS LESSER k i n g ruled his g r e a t city w h i c h w a s called C h i c a g o , which is Indian for "stinking s w a m p . " The stink in the s w a m p h a d n ' t c h a n g e d m u c h since the k i n g l o o k the l a n d f r o m the I n d i a n s , o n l y he a d d e d s o m e p e r f u m e to hide the stench. The king was a roly-poly Good H u m o r M a n in a s h a r k s k i n suit w h o l o v e d G o d , M o t h e r a n d Irish p o t a t o e s , but not n e c e s s a r i l y in t h a t o r d e r . G o o d n a t u r e d a s he w a s , t h o u g h , he w o r r i e d a b o u t his serfs w h o m he g u i d e d with a f i r m but f a t h e r l y h a n d . T o ins u r e t h a t his l a w s were kept a n d his v a s s a l s acted like v a s s a l s s h o u l d act, he h a d in his e m p l o y his R o y a l M i l i t a r y P a l a c e G u a r d . When the p e o p l e w o u l d s w a y this w a y ( r i g h t ) a n d t h a t w a y (left) he w o u l d , in his f a t h e r l y w a y , see t h a t they w e r e set s t r a i g h t a g a i n . With his f a t h e r l y h a n d he w o u l d club them in the h e a d a n d knee t h e m in the g r o i n to k e e p the l a w a n d v e r y little o r d e r , c h a r a c t e r i s tic of his l a n d . T H I S LAW A N D o r d e r w a s the E s t a b l i s h m e n t , a n d the R o y a l M i l i t a r y P a l a c e G u a r d were t h e r e to m a i n t a i n it. On t h o s e occas i o n s w h e n his lowest v a s s a l s in their b r o k e n - d o w n t h a t c h e d h u t s on the o t h e r side of the ox c a r t t r a c k w o u l d rebel it w a s m o r e t r o u b l e t h a n he c o u l d h a n d l e . S o he w o u l d s e n d a fleet-footed mess e n g e r to the G r a n d I m p e r i a l Wiz-

ard K i n g of All T h i n g s , w h o w o u l d send of his I n t e r - D o m a i n F r e e d o m P r o t e c t o r s to this b a d p a r t of the lesser k i n g ' s l a n d , w h e r e they w o u l d settle the scene in a p e a c e a b l e m a n n e r . But then, e v e n after this lawwas established, a bad thing happ e n e d in the k i n g ' s city. A b a n d of t r a v e l i n g m i n s t r e l s , jesters, fools a n d court b u f f o o n s arrived in the t o w n s q u a r e t o h a v e a Q u a d r e n n i a l F o o l i s h Meeting of D o m a n i n i a l I n c o m p e t e n t s . Well, n e w s of this m e e t i n g s p r e a d to all c o r n e r s of t h e G r e a t L a n d a n d w a s met with, in s o m e i n s t a n c e s , hostility. T h e s e hostile a n d r e b e l l i o u s p e o p l e g a t h e r e d t o g e t h e r a n d decided to call t h e m s e l v e s T h e Hostile a n d R e b e l l i o u s C h a n g e People f o r Real Action, w h e r e u p o n t h e y set o u t f o r the k i n g ' s city to dist u r b the F o o l s ' Meeting. W H E N T H E Y GOT there it w a s l a t e a n d since t h e y h a d n o place t o b u n k their hostile h e a d s , they a s k e d the k i n g if they c o u l d sleep o n his l a w n . T o this he ans w e r e d , N o . S o the C h a n g e p e o p l e s t a y e d a w a k e all night a n d s h o u t ed at the P a l a c e G u a r d , w h o imm e d i a t e l y , in the w a y their k i n g h a d instructed t h e m , b e a t them all soundly on the n o g g i n , which m a d e s o m e of t h e m bleed in b a d ways. M e a n w h i l e , the F o o l s ' Meeting w a s still g o i n g o n q u i t e f o o l i s h l y , a s w a s intended b y the Most F o o l ish F o o l ' s B u f f o o n , w h o w a n t e d to win the Most D o m i n a n t Inc o m p e t e n t A w a r d so h e c o u l d chall e n g e the L o r d H i g h N e w F a c e in a F o o l ' s Race. T o g a i n the title of D o m i n a n t I n c o m p e t e n t r e q u i r e s o n e t o h a v e t h e f o r c e f u l n e s s of jelly, the m i n d of a f r o g , the pers o n a l i t y of a leper a n d the f a c e

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Senate Begins Business At Meeting Wednesday T h e H o p e C o l l e g e S t u d e n t Sena t e will b e g i n its o p e r a t i o n s t h i s y e a r o n W e d n e s d a y e v e n i n g with a d i n n e r m e e t i n g in P h e l p s H a l l . T h i s f o l l o w s t h e e l e c t i o n of r e p r e sentatives f r o m the v a r i o u s m e n ' s a n d w o m e n ' s residences which t o o k p l a c e this w e e k . At t h i s m e e t i n g the S e n a t e will elect b o t h a r e c o r d i n g a n d a corr e s p o n d i n g s e c r e t a r y . It will a l s o c h o o s e t w o m e m b e r s - a t - l a r g e to s e r v e o n the e x e c u t i v e c o m m i t t e e of the S e n a t e .

At the m e e t i n g , the f u t u r e of the H o p e - H o l l a n d - H a m l e t f u n d s will b e d i s c u s s e d . M e m b e r s to S e n a t e c o m m i t t e e s will a l s o b e a p p o i n t e d . P r e s i d e n t H o o k s i n g l e d o u t t h e student entertainment committee a n d the food service committee as those which must begin work immediately. In a d d i t i o n , f o o d s e r v i c e directo r s Bill B o y e r a n d D a v e V a n D e l a n will i n t r o d u c e t h e m s e l v e s t o the Senate. The Senate must also decide on a regular meeting day.

' T h e e a r l y o r g a n i z a t i o n of t h e S e n a t e t h i s y e a r h a s b e e n in t h e h a n d s of P r e s i d e n t R o n H o o k , Vice P r e s i d e n t S h i r l e y L a w r e n c e and T r e a s u r e r Tim Liggett. H o o k is v e r y o p t i m i s t i c a b o u t t h e p r o s p e c t s f o r the y e a r . " I t h i n k we c a n get a lot a c c o m p l i s h e d , " he s a i d .

M U C H WORK HAS a l r e a d y b e e n d o n e t o w a r d the o p e n i n g of t h e S e n a t e a n d its p l a n s f o r t h i s y e a r . With the a p p r o v a l of the n e w c o m m i t t e e s t r u c t u r e , m a n y new s t u d e n t - f a c u l t y committees h a v e b e e n set u p to c r e a t e a better w o r k i n g a r r a n g e m e n t f o r college business.

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U N I O N WITH THK P C U S w o u l d c r e a t e m o r e of a n e m p h a s i s on central authority. Many m e m b e r s of t h e R C A f e e l , h o w e v e r , t h a t a u t h o r i t y s h o u l d r e m a i n in the l o c a l p a r i s h . H o w e v e r , s h o w i n g the sharp)div i s i o n of o p i n i o n in t h e C h u r c h , the P a r t i c u l a r S y n o d of N e w Jersey petitioned the G e n e r a l S y n o d to i n s t r u c t its m e m b e r s o n the C o m m i t t e e of 2 4 t o " p r o c e e d with v i g o r t o c o m p l e t e a n d p r o m o t e the p l a n f o r u n i o n b e t w e e n t h e R e f o r m e d C h u r c h in A m e r i c a a n d t h e I V e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h in the U n i t e d S t a t e s . " T h e P a r t i c u l a r S y n o d of N e w •lersey b e l i e v e s t h i s p i a n o ! m e r g e r w o u l d " m o r e f u l l y m a n i f e s t the u n i t y of C h r i s t ' s C l u . - c h , t h a t the world might believe." ALSO, SINCK THK " two c h u r c h e s a r e in e s s e n t i a l a g r e e m e n t in d o c t r i n e , p o l i c y , w o r s h i p a n d t r a d i t i o n , " the P a r t i c u l a r S y n od of N e w J e r s e y a d d e d , a m e r g e r of the R C A a n d t h e P C U S w o u l d "break down our sectionalism." " The C h u r c h , " n o t e d the Partic u l a r S y n o d of N e w J e r s e y , " will b e a h o l l o w v o i c e a s it s e e k s to h e a l the b r o k e n n e s s of o u r w o r l d if it c a n n o t c u r e the s c a n d a l of its own d i s u n i t v . "

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T h e p l a n f o r u n i o n is n o w b e f o r e the Classes f o r a p p r o v a l . Overt u r e s w e r e a l s o sent t h i s s u m m e r to the G e n e r a l S y n o d petitioning for d i f f e r e n t t y p e s of C l a s s i s approval. T H E CLASSIS OF Southern G r a n d R a p i d s p e t i t i o n e d t h e General Synod that a two-thirds vote in t w o - t h i r d s of the c l a s s e s b e req u i r e d f o r a full a d o p t i o n of t h e merger plans. The Southern Grand Rapids Classis noted, " T h e requirement of a m e r e m a j o r i t y c o u l d l e a d t o a s i t u a t i o n w h e r e a l m o s t a t h i r d of t h e C l a s s e s o v e r w h e l m i n g l y re j e c t s t h e p l a n of u n i o n , w h i l e twot h i r d s of t h e C l a s s e s a p p r o v e it b y a small m a j o r i t y . T h u s an actual m a j o r i t y of t h e c h u r c h e s m i g h t b e o p p o s e d to a p l a n of u n i o n . " The C l a s s i s of C a l i f o r n i a a s k s t h a t the v o t i n g o n t h e m a t t e r of the proposed union " b e s u b m i t t e d to each i n d i v i d u a l c o n g r e g a t i o n f o r v o t e b e f o r e C l a s s i s v o t e . ' A s in a n y m a t t e r of i m p o r t a n c e in the C h u r c h , the C l a s s i s of C a l i f o r n i a s a i d it feels t h a t the c o n g r e g a t i o n " n o t o n l y h a s the i m p l i c i t r i g h t to e x p r e s s its m i n d , b u t s h o u l d a l s o b e e n c o u r a g e d to d o s o b y all h i g h e r j u d i c a t o r i e s . "

M. Harold Mikle Named Speech Dept. Chairman M. H a r o l d M i k l e h a s b e e n a p p o i n t e d c h a i r m a n of the s p e e c h d e p a r t m e n t , a c c o r d i n g to Dr. M o r rette R i d e r , D e a n f o r A c a d e m i c Affairs. An associate professor of s p e e c h a n d d i r e c t o r of f o r e n s i c s , Mr. Mikle j o i n e d the H o p e faculty in 1 9 6 1 . H e w a s g r a d u a t e d t r o m Western M i c h i g a n Univers i t y with a n A. B. d e g r e e a n d rec e i v e d a n M. A. d e g r e e f r o m t h e I n i v e r s i t y of M i c h i g a n .

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Roger Reynolds To Perform Avant Garde Music Thursday Avant g a r d e composer Roger R e y n o l d s will g i v e a p u b l i c perf o r m a n c e of his m u s i c in S n o w Auditorium on T h u r s d a y evening at 8 : 1 5 . He will be a s s i s t e d b y his wife a n d s e v e r a l m e m b e r s of the H o p e music faculty.

m e a n s of 1 6 0 slides. A f i l m related to the s u b s t a n c e of the text m a k e s u p the r e m a i n d e r of t h e v i s u a l materials. A p e r f o r m e r will alter t h e v i s u a l text with c o l o r e d filters a n d prisms.

T H E MAJOR WORK will b e " P i n g , " b a s e d o n a s h o r t s t o r y of the s a m e n a m e b y S a m u e l Beckett. T h e text of the w o r k is n o t s p o k en, but presented visually by

S O U N D IS P R O V I D E D b y a t w o - c h a n n e l t a p e a n d t h r e e live p e r f o r m e r s p l a y i n g flute, p i a n o , h a r m o n i u m , bowed cymbals and b o w e d t a m t a m . T h e s o u n d of the p i a n o will b e p r o d u c e d p r i m a r i l y b y direct a g i t a t i o n of the s t r i n g s r a t h e r t h a n b y s t r i k i n g t h e keys. T h e s o u n d s f r o m the instrum e n t s will b e picked u p b y c o n t a c t m i c r o p h o n e s a n d fed i n t o a r i n g m o d u l a t o r . T h i s device, which is also operated by a performer, c o m b i n e s the i n s t r u m e n t s o u n d s a n d c r e a t e s a c o m p o s i t e s o u n d of a different t i m b r e .

Local Swimming Pool Announces Its Schedule T h e s c h e d u l e f o r o p e n swimm i n g at the new H o l l a n d C o m m u n i t y S w i m m i n g Pool h a s b e e n announced. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturd a y n i g h t s , the p o o l will b e o p e n f r o m 7 : 1 5 to 8 : 4 5 f o r all a g e s a n d g r o u p s . T h e pool will b e a v a i l a b l e f r o m 8 to 10 p . m . f o r strictly adult o p e n s w i m m i n g o n Friday. A $ . 5 0 c h a r g e will b e collected f o r t h e u s e of the p o o l at these times. C r o u p s will be a b l e to rent the p o o l W e d n e s d a y f r o m 7 to 10 p.m. and on S a t u r d a y f r o m 3 to 7 p.m. R e s e r v a t i o n s c a n be m a d e by calling 392-8850. T h e H o l l a n d C o m m u n i t y Swimm i n g Tool, l o c a t e d at 170 West 2 2 n d Street, a c t u a l l y i n c l u d e s two pools, one f o r s w i m m i n g a n d one for diving.

FILM, TEXT, PERFORMED s o u n d a n d the t a p e r u n c o n c u r rently b u t w i t h o u t a n y s y n c h r o n i zation. Mr. R e y n o l d s w a s e d u c a t e d at the U n i v e r s i t y of M i c h i g a n . After c o m p l e t i n g a d e g r e e in engineering p h y s i c s , he b e g a n c o m p o s i t i o n a l s t u d i e s with R o s e Lee Finney, s t u d y i n g a l s o at A n n A r b o r a n d T a n g l e w o o d with Knglish composer Roberto Herhard. He h a s received P ' u l b r i g h t a n d Guggenheim Fellowships, a grant f r o m the Rockefeller F o u n d a t i o n a n d is p r e s e n t l y l i v i n g in J a p a n a s a fellow of the Institute of C u r r e n t World A f f a i r s .

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While the D e m o c r a t i c c o n v e n tion left the n a t i o n p o n d e r i n g the f u t u r e of the c o n v e n t i o n s y s t e m of p r e s i d e n t i a l n o m i n a t i o n a n d , indeed, of the p r e s e n t D e m o c r a t i c p a r t y m a c h i n e r y , s e e m i n g l y the most m o m e n t o u s q u e s t i o n to emerge f r o m Miami Beach was " W r h a t ' s a S p i r o A g n e w ? " Innocent a s the q u e s t i o n m a y seem, h o w e v e r , it is s y m p t o m a t i c of a m u c h d e e p e r p r o b l e m , o n e which h a s plagued American presidential politics since the d e a t h of William Henry Harrison in 1 8 4 1 — t h e p r o b l e m of p r e s i d e n t i a l s u c c e s s i o n a n d the c h o i c e of vice presidential candidates. TRADITIONALLY, PRESIDENTIAL nominees havechosen r u n n i n g m a t e s f o r p u r p o s e s of g e o g r a p h i c a l or ideological bala n c e on the p a r t y ticket. Yet, eight t i m e s in the s h o r t h i s t o r y of this n a t i o n , vice p r e s i d e n t s h a v e been t h r u s t d r a m a t i c a l l y into the White H o u s e , s e v e r a l times within a few weeks o r m o n t h s of a s s u m i n g office. At least two of these m e n , Theod o r e Roosevelt and H a r r y Truman, performed outstandingly a n d were e l e v a t e d to the r a n k s of the n a t i o n ' s g r e a t e s t chief executives. T h e m e d i o c r i t y of m o s t of the o t h e r s , h o w e v e r , u n d e r s c o r e s the i m p o r t a n c e of c h o o s i n g men of e x p e r i e n c e a n d p r o v e n ability

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By C a n d y Marr Political Editor H e a d i n g u p its 1 9 6 8 p r e s i d e n tial ticket the R e p u b l i c a n p a r t y h a s , in R i c h a r d N i x o n , a m a n of a l m o s t u n p a r a l l e l e d p o l i t i c a l experience as presidential candid a t e s go. H e h a s been a c o n g r e s s m a n , a s e n a t o r , a vice president a n d e v e n a c t i n g President. He h a s a s u c c e s s f u l l a w p r a c t i c e a n d h a s a r g u e d b e f o r e the Sup r e m e C o u r t . He h a s traveled" extensively, both officially and as a p r i v a t e citizen. A N D H E H A S been r u n n i n g f o r the p r e s i d e n c y v i r t u a l l y f r o m the m o m e n t he lost the 1 9 6 2 California g u b e r n a t o r i a l race. B a r r y G o l d water b e g a n p u s h i n g h i m f o r the 1 9 6 8 n o m i n a t i o n a l m o s t a s s o o n a s h e lost h i s o w n b i d f o r the White H o u s e in 1 9 6 4 . A s e a r l y a s 1 9 6 6 , Mr. N i x o n c a l l e d h i m self a s p o k e s m a n f o r the l o y a l opposition. On the o t h e r half of the ticket is S p i r o A g n e w , G o v e r n o r of M a r y l a n d , a newcomer to national politics a n d v i r t u a l l y u n k n o w n to t h e m a j o r i t y of A m e r i c a n s until M i a m i Beach. Mr. Agnew, once a Democrat, originally supported New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller. GOV. A G N E W B E G A N m o v i n g t o w a r d N i x o n then, a n d racial unrest in B a l t i m o r e f o l l o w i n g t h e a s s a s s i n a t i o n of the Rev. Dr. M a r tin L u t h e r K i n g J r . g r e a t l y accele r a t e d this t r e n d . In b o t h M r . N i x o n a n d Mr. Ag-

new the G.O. P. ticket c a r r i e s m e n of m i x e d l i b e r a l a n d c o n s e r v a t i v e c r e d e n t i a l s . Mr. N i x o n h a s , at v a r i o u s times, c a l l e d himself a c o n s e r v a t i v e a n d a middle-of-ther o a d e r ; yet he h a s , d u r i n g his y e a r s of p u b l i c life, t a k e n a l i b e r a l p o s i t i o n o n m a n y specific issues. FROM T H E V E R Y b e g i n n i n g of his c a r e e r , Mr. N i x o n h a s b e e n a h a r d - l i n e r on i n t e r n a t i o n a l c o m m u n i s m . H i s s t a n d o n the w a r in V i e t n a m is, t h e r e f o r e , at once predictable and surprising. Unlike m a n y c o n s e r v a t i v e s w h o call f o r all-out military victory, Mr. N i x o n h a s p l e d g e d a n end to the w a r if h e is elected. But, he s a y s , it m u s t b e a n h o n o r a b l e one, c o n sistent with o u r a i m s a n d the l o n g - t e r m p e a c e of A s i a . A n d , until t h a t e n d is a c h i e v e d , he s a y s .

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The Vital VP s u p p o r t — n o t a b l y a m o n g liberals a n d b l a c k s — w h i c h put h i m in office. If it w a s n e c e s s a r y to e l i m i n a t e the p a r t y ' s y o u n g l i b e r a l s f r o m c o n s i d e r a t i o n a s vice p r e s i d e n t in o r d e r t o a p p e a s e the S o u t h , N i x o n should more logically have chosen Massachusetts Governor J o h n Volpe over Agnew. Volpe at least h a s e x p e r i e n c e a n d a cert a i n p o s i t i o n of p a r t y l e a d e r s h i p . R I C H A R D N I X O N IS a seas o n e d if not a l w a y s a skillful politician, a n d he m a y h o n e s t l y believe A g n e w to be the best m a n for the j o b . If, h o w e v e r , the c h o i c e w a s a m e r e political m o v e , Mr. N i x o n , his p a r t y a n d p e r h a p s the entire n a t i o n m a y p a y d e a r l y f o r it. A lack of e x p e r i e n c e d o e s not n e c e s s a r i l y m e a n that a m a n will p e r f o r m p o o r l y in office, but this p o s i t i o n is f a r t o o critical to be used a s a testing g r o u n d f o r political t y r o s . F o r , a s the d e a t h of J o h n K e n n e d y b r o u g h t t r a g i c a l l y h o m e , t h e vice p r e s i d e n t is, indeed, a mere breath a w a y f r o m the White H o u s e .

f o r the s e c o n d s p o t o n the ticket. W H A T E V E R O N E MAY think of the politics a n d p e r f o r m a n c e of L y n d o n J o h n s o n , he b r o u g h t to his p r e s i d e n c y a n u n c o m m o n w e a l t h of political k n o w l e d g e a n d experience; and they h a v e served h i m well. He t o o k , in 1 9 6 4 , the s a m e s t a n d a s his p r e d e c e s s o r in c h o o s i n g a s his vice p r e s i d e n t a w e l l - k n o w n , e x p e r i e n c e d , a n d brilliantly innovative politician. H u b e r t H u m p h r e y ' s c h o i c e of E d m u n d M u s k i e , a t w o - t e r m gove r n o r a n d n e a r l y ten y e a r s a s e n a t o r , a g a i n b r i n g s to t h a t p a r t y a m a n well-qualified for t h e c r u c i a l s e c o n d s p o t o n the ticket. REPUBLICAN NOMINEE S p i r o A g n e w f r a n k l y a d m i t t e d in M i a m i B e a c h t h a t his n a m e w a s " n o t exactly a h o u s e h o l d w o r d . " T h e s i t u a t i o n w o u l d be less s e r i o u s w e r e he not a n o v i c e at b i g politics as well a s a n u n k n o w n . N o m o r e t h a n a c o u n t y official bef o r e he won the g o v e r n o r s h i p l a r g e l y b y d e f a u l t , . h e h a s , despite a n e x c e p t i o n a l l y p r o g r e s s i v e rec o r d , faced p r o b l e m s t h r o u g h o u t 1 9 6 8 a n d h a s lost m u c h of the

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we m u s t w a g e the w a r m o r e effectively. Mr. N i x o n h a s placed a m a j o r e m p h a s i s in the c u r r e n t c a m p a i g n o n the r e s t o r a t i o n of l a w a n d o r d e r a n d a n a l l - o u t w a r o n c r i m e . At the s a m e time, h e h a s offered m a n y specific a n d detailed p r o p o s a l s f o r s o l v i n g the p r o b l e m s of the u r b a n c r i s i s a n d r a c i a l strife. D U E TO H I S r e l a t i v e i n e x p e r ience in n a t i o n a l a f f a i r s , Mr. Agn e w ' s m a j o r policy s t a n d s h a v e been in a r e a s of d o m e s t i c conc e r n , a l t h o u g h he h a s e x p r e s s e d r a t h e r h a w k i s h s e n t i m e n t s on the w a r . Mr. N i x o n h a s m a d e h i m t h e v u r b a n a u t h o r i t y o n the ticket, b u t his k n o w l e d g e a n d e x p e r i e n c e r u n m o r e to the s u b u r b s a n d the o u t e r f r i n g e s of -he city t h a n the g h e t t o areas. A l t h o u g h A g n e w w a s once cons i d e r e d m o d e r a t e , p e r h a p s even l i b e r a l , his i m a g e h a s g r o w n m o r e c o n s e r v a t i v e with his h a r d - l i n e p o s i t i o n o n l a w a n d o r d e r . He h a s b e c o m e q u i t e d e f e n s i v e a b o u t his civil r i g h t s r e c o r d , s a y i n g that civil r i g h t s , which he s u p p o r t s , is often c o n f u s e d with civil disobedience a n d civil d i s o r d e r , which c a n n o t be tolerated. GOV. A G N E W S R E L A T I V E a n o n y m i t y a n d his i n c r e a s i n g l y publicized s t a n d on law a n d o r d e r c o u l d w o r k f o r o r a g a i n s t the ticket. In this y e a r of political u n c e r t a i n t y a n d v o t e r u n r e s t it is difficult to s a y . F r o m all c u r r e n t i n d i c a t i o n s , h o w e v e r , it a p p e a r s t h a t , u n l e s s the polls a r e all w r o n g o r Mr. N i x o n m a k e s a s e r i o u s err o r in h i s c a m p a i g n , a l a r g e plurality if n o t a m a j o r i t y of the American e l e c t o r a t e will a f f i r m , c o m e N o v e m b e r 5, t h a t " N i x o n ' s the One."

W a s h i n g t o n , D.C. S e n a t e d e b a t e on the n o m i n a t i o n of Abe F o r t a s a s Chief Justice o p e n e d this week. A s t h e belief g r e w t h a t he w o u l d not be c o n f i r m e d , e f f o r t s w e r e m a d e to find a q u i c k w a y o u t of the fight. Possibilities i n c l u d e d a m o t i o n to s e n d the n o m i n a t i o n b a c k to the J u d i c i a r y C o m m i t tee a n d a r e s o l u t i o n d e c l a r i n g it the s e n s e of the S e n a t e t h a t a Supreme Court v a c a n c y does not exist while Chief Justice E a r l W a r r e n r e m a i n s o n the bench. By a n o v e r w h e l m i n g v o t e of 70 to 17, the S e n a t e p a s s e d a g u n c o n t r o l bill r e s t r i c t i n g interstate s a l e s of rifles, s h o t g u n s a n d a m m u n i t i o n . T h e Senatei rejected several a t t e m p t s to s t r e n g t h e n the A d m i n i s t r a t i o n bill b y r e q u i r i n g r e g i s t r a t i o n of f i r e a r m s or l i c e n s i n g of g u n owners. N e w York T h e G e n e r a l A s s e m b l y of the United N a t i o n s c o n v e n e d for its 2 3 r d s e s s i o n a n d elected a s president G u a t e m a l a n F o r e i g n Minister E m i l i o A r e n a l e s C a t a lan. A d m i t t e d as the U . N . ' s 125th m e m b e r was Swaziland, B r i t a i n ' s last A f r i c a n c o l o n y to win i n d e p e n d e n c e . Secretary General U Thant s p e c u l a t e d that^ a m a j o r i t y in the G e n e r a l A s s e m b l y w o u l d adopt a resolution d e m a n d i n g

ment, a s s e r t i n g that his rem a r k s were in n o w a y helpful to f u r t h e r i n g the n e g o t i a t i o n s in Paris. M e x i c o City M e x i c a n a r m e d t r o o p s battled s t u d e n t s n i p e r s in M e x i c o City this week a n d 15 p e r s o n s were r e p o r t e d killed. T h e diso r d e r s b e g a n o n J u l y 2 6 after police b r o k e u p a m i n o r fight b e t w e e n r i v a l h i g h s c h o o l s . Stud e n t s c h a r g e d police b r u t a l i t y , a n d protest s n o w b a l l e d . A r m y f o r c e s seized t h e N a t i o n a l Polytechnical Institute after a nightl o n g battle, a n d s t u d e n t s a n d snipers fought police and troops. The students complained that a c o n s e r v a t i v e party has controlled Mexican politics t o o l o n g , a n d d e m a n d ed d i s b a n d i n g of riot police. Sweden After 3 6 y e a r s in office, a n d despite universal predictions t h a t t h e y w o u l d lose s t r e n g t h , the Social D e m o c r a t s of Sweden w o n their g r e a t e s t v i c t o r y in decades, gaining a large number of p a r l i a m e n t a r y seats. T h e y a c c o m p l i s h e d this feat b y t a k i n g v o t e s f r o m b o t h the C o m m u n i s t s o n the left a n d the b o u r g e o i s p a r t i e s on the right.

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Kickers Bruise Oakland In First Contest, 7-2 H o p e C o l l e g e soccer b e g a n its s e a s o n S a t u r d a y with a 7-2 victory over Oakland University. T h e t e a m t h a t c o a c h William V a n d e r b i l t s a i d w o u l d be offens i v e - m i n d e d p r o v e d to b e j u s t t h a t , s c o r i n g five g o a l s in the first half. M A N U E L C U B A witn t o u r goals a n d F r e d S c h u t m a a t with t h r e e led the H o p e offense. S c h u t m a a t b o o t e d in the first two g o a l s of the g a m e b e f o r e 2 5 m i n u t e s of the first half w e r e g o n e . C u b a s c o r e d two m o r e . S c h u t m a a t ' s final g o a l m a d e the s c o r e 5 - 0 b y half-time. T h e s e c o n d half s a w H o p e r a i s e its s c o r e to seven o n C u b a ' s o t h e r g o a l s , while O a k l a n d r e c o r d e d its first a n d o n l y g o a l s of the g a m e . A l t h o u g h the offense p r o v i d e d the e x c i t e m e n t in the g a m e , the defense, c e n t e r e d a r o u n d all-conference defenseman, DeGaulle N a d j o u r m a , and goalie, .lim Knott, also a p p e a r e d very strong.

O a k l a n d scored o n l y after H o p e h a d a c o m m a n d i n g lead a n d w a s p l a y i n g with s e v e r a l r e s e r v e p l a y ers. C O A C H V A N D E R B I L T seem <'d g e n e r a l l y p l e a s e d with his team's performance. "It was a g o o d first g a m e , " he s a i d . " W e had a chance toseeeveryoneplay a n d to try o u t v a r i o u s c o m b i n a t i o n s . " He a d d e d t h a t " t h e g a m e h a d its high p o i n t s , but we a l s o made mistakes." In a d d i t i o n to the brilliant offe n s i v e p l a y of C u b a a n d Schutm a a t , o t h e r s l o o k e d s t r o n g . Art H u d a k , Charlie Van Engen, Jim H o e k s t r a , Jeff A l p e r i n a n d J e r r y V a n d e Werken a l s o m o v e d the ball well. On d e f e n s e T o n y Mock a m D a v e ( ' l a r k a p p e a r e d s t r o n g , aiding N a d j o u r m a a n d Knott. H o p e ' s next g a m e is t o m o r r o w at A l b i o n .

J U S T M I S S E D — E n d Jim R o e d v o e t s c a n n o t q u i t e r e a c h a p a s s in l a s t S a t u r d a y ' s f o o t b a l l g a m e a g a i n s t L a k e F o r e s t . P a s s m i s t a k e s were f e w , h o w e v e r , a s H o p e d e f e a t e d the F o r e s t e r s , 2 7 - 7 .

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F I G H T F O R P O S S E S S I O N — H o p e ' s M a n u e l C u b a (left) b a t t l e s a n O a k l a n d p l a y e r f o r c o n t r o l of the b a l l in last S a t u r d a y ' s soccer contest. H o p e w o n , 7-2.

S o m e t i m e bacK in 1 9 6 6 , H o p e College w o n a n a w a y f o o t b a l l g a m e . U p until last S a t u r d a y afternoon it h a d n ' t h a p p e n e d again. The Dutchmen broke that j i n x , a n d b r o k e it b i g , with a res o u n d i n g 2 7 - 7 win o v e r the F o r esters of L a k e F o r e s t College in Illinois. H O W E V E R , IN T H E o p e n i n g p e r i o d a n d a half, it l o o k e d a s if the l o s i n g t r e n d w o u l d c o n t i n u e . T h e F o r e s t e r s u s e d the ancient s i n g l e w i n g o f f e n s e to r u n , a n d finally p a s s , f o r w h a t t u r n e d out to be their o n l y score. F a c e d with p l a y i n g the s a m e k i n d of " c a t c h up"' ball a s t h e F r a n k l i n C o l l e g e g a m e , the F l y i n g D u t c h m e n this time r e s p o n d e d with p o i s e a n d aut h o r i t y b y s c o r i n g two q u i c k t o u c h d o w n s b e f o r e the half. T h e r e were s e v e r a l differences between S a t u r d a y ' s H o p e t e a m a n d the o n e t h a t o p e n e d the sea-

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Bruggers Takes Two Firsts By Britt G o e h n e r a n c h o r Reporter The Hope Collegecrosscountry t e a m placed t h i r d in the first t w o meets of the s e a s o n . O p e n i n g with a f o u r - w a y meet at S p r i n g A r b o r , H o p e fi n i sh e d with 61 p o i n t s , b e h i n d W h e a t o n with 3 0 a n d S p r i n g A r b o r with

59. O a k l a n d U n i v e r s i t y placed last with 7 8 p o i n t s . IN T H E HOPE Invitational meet r u n T u e s d a y on the V a n R a a l t e c o u r s e , first place went to A q u i n a s College with 2 3 p o i n t s , followed by G r a n d Rapids J u n i o r C o l l e g e with 5 0 p o i n t s , H o p e with 5 9 , T r i n i t y C h r i s t i a n C o l l e g e with

Dutchman 11 Will Battle Crusaders on Saturday By Pete Struck a n c h o r Reporter The H o p e Flying Dutchmen, c o m i n g off a 27-7 win o v e r t h e L a k e F o r e s t F o r e s t e r s last S a t u r d a y , will t r y to m a k e it t w o in a r o w a s t h e y t a k e o n W h e a t o n College in the s e a s o n ' s first h o m e g a m e t o m o r r o w a f t e r n o o n at 2. LAST YEAR, the C r u s a d e r s c o m p i l e d a r e c o r d of seven w i n s a n d two losses. Of their seven wins, six w e r e s h u t o u t s i n c l u d i n g a 12-0 victory over Hope. W h e a t o n uses a b a l a n c e d line with a f l a n k e r b a c k . Joel Detwiler w a s their q u a r t e r b a c k last s e a s o n , b u t in this y e a r ' s o p e n e r w a s m o v ed to f l a n k e r . A S S I S T A N T C O A C H J i m Bekk e r i n g f i g u r e s it 10 ue a t o u g h g a m e S a t u r d a y with W h e a t o n being v e r y s t r o n g on defense. T h e C r u s a d e r s a r e expected to g o m a i n l y with a 5-2 d e f e n s e a n d s o m e t i m e s a 4 - 4 . L a s t week t h e y even went into six a n d eight m a n lines in s h o r t y a r d a g e s i t u a t i o n s . Steve M e y e r s , W h e a t o n line-

b a c k e r , s a y s the C r u s a d e r s a r e in t r o u b l e d u e to h e a v y l o s s e s in the line. T h e y a r e e s p e c i a l l y ine x p e r i e n c e d in the t a c k l e p o s i t i o n s . H O P E C O A C H R U S S DeVette feels t h a t H o p e will b e p l a y i n g a better t e a m t h a n L a k e F o r e s t . Wheaton lost its opener to De P a u w , but the c o a c h e s feel a c h a n c e to win. T h e c o a c h e s feel t h a t to b e a t the C r u s a d e r s , H o p e ' s r u n n i n g g a m e will need s o m e work. H o p e f a n s c a n l o o k f o r w a r d to a n exciting f o o t b a l l contest a s the Dutch try to i m p r o v e their series r e c o r d of 2-5 a g a i n s t the Crusaders. T h e W h e a t o n g a m e will be broadcast on both WHTC-AM and WHTC-FM.

109 a n d M u s k e g o n C o m m u n i t y College with 1 4 6 p o i n t s . I n d i v i d u a l h o n o r s at S p r i n g Arb o r went to H o p e s t a n d o u t Rick B r u g g e r s , w h o p l a c e d first, followed b y C a p t a i n Rick Bisson in seco n d . G e n e H a u l e n b e e k in f o u r teenth place, D a n C o l e n b r a n d e r in n i n e t e e n t h a n d B o b Scott in twenty-sixth r o u n d e d out the first five f i n i s h e r s f o r the Dutch. B R U G G E R S AGAIN captured first place h o n o r s in the I n v i t a t i o n al. H i s time of 2 0 : 3 0 w a s o n l y 2 . 2 s e c o n d s off the c o u r s e r e c o r d he e s t a b l i s h e d at l a s t y e a r ' s Inv i t a t i o n a l . B i s s o n t u r n e d in a fine performance finishing lourth. Haulenbeek placed thirteenth, C o l e n b r a n d e r twenty-third a n d Jim M a t t i s o n t w e n t y - s e v e n t h to c o m p l e t e the t o p five Dutch. T o m o r r o w the t e a m t r a v e l s to C a l v i n C o l l e g e to e n g a g e the K n i g h t s in a M I A A meet to b e held at the K n o l l c r e s t c a m p u s . C a l v i n is expected t o be o n e of the s t r o n g e r t e a m s in the conference this y e a r a n d will p r o v i d e g o o d competition for Hope. C O A C H W E R K M A N said his t e a m is h i g h spirited, h a r d w o r k ing a n d c o n c e n t r a t i n g o n finishing c l o s e r t o g e t h e r in meets to m a k e the s e a s o n a successful one. H o p e ' s next h o m e meet will b e 11 a . m . , O c t o b e r 5, a g a i n s t Alm a College.

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s o n at F r a n k l i n . T h e m o s t o b v i o u s w a s in the f u m b l e d e p a r t m e n t . It is a w e l l - k n o w n c o a c h i n g a d a g e t h a t " t h e team t h a t d o e s n ' t m a k e m i s t a k e s w i n s . " H o p e lost six f u m b l e s t w o weeks a g o , n o n e S a t u r d a y . T h u s , the d i f f e r e n c e between w i n n i n g a n d l o s i n g . H O P E S D E F E N S I V E secondary showed c o n s i d e r a b l e imp r o v e m e n t b y a l l o w i n g just half the y a r d a g e F r a n k l i n g o t t h r o u g h the air. It w a s the p a s s , not the r u n t h a t b e a t H o p e two w e e k s a g o . One p l a c e t h a t n e e d s v e r y little w o r k is the d e f e n s i v e line. O p p o n e n t s h a v e f o u n d it v i r t u a l l y imp o s s i b l e to r u n a g a i n s t H o p e . T h e big guys up front a r e g i v i n g u p an a v e r a g e of j u s t 60 y a r d s a g a m e , a n d t h a t i n c l u d e s o n l y 17 y a r d s in the s e c o n d half at L a k e F o r e s t . SOPHOMORE quarterback G r o y K a p e r picked a p a r t L a k e Forest for m o r e than 200 y a r d s a n d b r o u g h t his p e r c e n t a g e to 5 7 . 1 f o r the y o u n g s e a s o n . E n d Bill B e k k e r i n g ' s n a m e a g a i n p o p ped u p f o r credit due. B e k k e r i n g s c o r e d two t o u c h d o w n s a n d g a i n ed 100 y a r d s . J u n i o r N a t e B o w l e s h a d a n o t h e r g o o d d a y pick ing u p 1 0 9 y a r d s o n 16 c a r r i e s . C o a c h R u s s DeVette s a i d t h a t he a n d his c o a c h e s were n a t u r a l l y p l e a s e d with the results. H e h a d s p e c i a l p r a i s e f o r the d e f e n s e bec a u s e of its g r e a t p l a y a g a i n s t Lake Forest's running game. Coach DeVette h a d s p e c i a l praise for q u a r t e r b a c k K a p e r , s t r e s s i n g t h a t heihit o n 13 of 2 2 p a s s e s a t t e m p t e d . He a d d e d t h a t m a n y of the c o m p l e t i o n s were the result of g r e a t c a t c h e s b y H o p e ' s receivers. K a p e r h a s c o m p l e t e d 24 of 4 2 passes for 3 8 4 y a r d s and three t o u c h d o w n s in H o p e ' s first two

g a m e s . His f a v o r i t e t a r g e t h a s been B e k k e r i n g , w h o h a s 10 catches f o r 1 6 8 y a r d s a n d two touchdowns. COMPLEMENTING Hope's passing attack h a s been the r u s h i n g of Bowles, w h o h a s g a i n ed 3 0 9 y a r d s in 3 0 9 c a r r i e s , f o r an a v e r a g e of 8.4 y a r u s pei c a r r y . H o p e ' s s t r o n g e s t suit to d a t e h a s been s t o p p i n g the opponent's rushing attack. The Dutchmen h a v e limited their f o e s to j u s t 1.7 y a r d s per c a r r y a n d o n l y o n e of their o p p o n e n t ' s five t o u c h d o w n s h a v e c o m e o n the g r o u n d . L e a d i n g the H o p e d e f e n s i v e c h a r g e h a v e been linemen T o m T h o m a s , Ted R y c e n g a , Keith V a n Tubergen, Jim L a m e r and Gerald Swierenga.

Male Students Con Fill Out Draft Forms All m a l e s t u d e n t s a r e r e m i n d ed that o b l i g a t i o n s r e g a r d i n g thet Selective S e r v i c e System c a n be met t h r o u g h the R e c o r d s Office, a c c o r d i n g to D e a n of S t u d e n t Aff a i r s Robert De Y o u n g . AJ1 m a l e s t u d e n t s s h o u l d fill out a 109 f o r m , s a i d the D e a n . T h i s is a c o m m u n i c a t i o n f r o m the College to the l o c a l d r a f t b o a r d showing t h a t the s t u d e n t is registered as a full-time s t u d e n t at a n accredited institution. In a d d i t i o n , a n y m a l e s t u d e n t w h o r e a c h e s his e i g h t e e n t h birthd a y while a t t e n d i n g H o p e College m a y register at the R e c o r d s Office. T h e R e c o r d s Office is located on the east side of the m a i n lobb y in V a n R a a l t e Hall.

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