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Official Publication of the Students of Hope College at Holland Michigan

October 2, 1940

Some observers have been very harsh in their criticism of Great

Fraternity Pledse

Britain because of t h e failure of her

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Dakar,

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Africa. They say it is the worst blunder she has committed in a badly managed year of war. This may be true, biit let us look a t it from another angle. The plan was conceived by the Free-French General De Gaulle wht believed t h a t those i- renchmen who were safely out of the reach of the German reich were as anxious to perpetuate the

French

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"liberte, egalite, f r a t e r n i t e " as he. He believed that, given an opportunity, they would gladly turn over to the protection of Great Britain those colonies for which they were responsible. And we have no reason, yet, to suppose t h a t he was not right in t h a t assumption, for it was never put to the test. T H E Y D I D N T KNOW What De Gaulle and the British did not know when they set out on t h a t very secret mission was that the secret had run before them and t h a t t h e puppet government at Vichy, under orders f r o m Germany, had dispatched emissaries to Dakar — men who convinced the French that serious reprisals would result if Dakar was taken. And how did the secret get out? The answer is very simple: England is not a t war with France, therefore the Vichy government of Fiance has a representative in London. He is an accredited diplomat with a diplomat's privileges and immunities. Could Germany w a n t a better " f r o n t " from which to spy upon the British? NO HONOR NOW England is still thinking in t e r m s of the pre-Hitler age when there were such things as individual and national honor and international law, in which the world found a certain security, even in time of war. That day is past; and until, and unless, England ceases to t r e a t Hitler and those who represent him as meTi of iKmor, her m a t e secrets will continue to be known on the Wilhelmstrasse as soon as they are at No. 10 Downing street.

Practice Teaching Assignments Made By VanderBcrgh Official announcement of t h e practice teaching assignments for the first semester was made yesterday by Prof. Garritt VanderBorgh, director of student teachers. Prof. VanderBorgh disclosed complete information on t h e arrangements which were completed last Friday. 11 in Lower Grades Assignments, including school and c r i t i c teacher, are as follows: Phyllis Newcastle with Miss Bird at Froebel school; Margaret Bilkert and Doris Van Lente with Miss Kossen; Eloise Boynton with Miss K o o y e r d at Longfellow; Bertha Vis with Miss Ihrman and Helen Fairbanks with Miss Bolte at Van Raalte school; Helen Van Koy and Ruth Schuitema with Miss Cathcart; Marthene Van Dyke and Ruth Klaasen with Mrs. Henshaw, and Edith Rameau with Miss Harper at Washington school. 13 in Holland High Teaching assignments at the High school are: Willard June, biology with Miss Rogers; Marjorie Last, history with Miss Steketee; Douglas MacDonald and Ruth Stryker, English with Miss Mulder; Jean Wishmeier, English with Miss Van Dyke; Otto Groening, German with Miss Randels; Jane Schrotenboer, mathematics with Miss Reeverts. In the Junior High the students a r e : Mary Ruth Jacobs and Nelvie Vanderbilt, E n g l i s h with Miss Shackson; ^ Wilbur Boot, English with Miss Dykhuizen; Ruth De Young, English with Miss Ewald; E l s i e Ulmer, math w i t h Miss Shoup; Mary Bolema, music with Miss Moore.

Dormies Clean House . If you see several dormites ret u r n i n g f r o m shopping tours with mysterious packages, they're not time bombs or other " F i f t h Colu m n " implements but probably vases, book ends, or Waste baskets. The girls a r e busy '^prettying u p " their rooms' i n preparation f o r open house whicA will be held a t Voorhees Hall following t h e Hope-Alma g a m e Friday n i f h t

THE HEAT'S ON!!

Lists Announced By Kicinheksei Four Social Groups To Take in Total O f 86 Students Rushing officially ended Monday noon when Dr. J. Harvey Kleinheksel, inter-fraternity council advisor, announced the end of quiet period. Eighty-six men had pledged to the four f r a t e r n i t i e s on the campus. Both bids and replies were handled through the college office by Dr. Kleinheksel. Rushing activities included a series of society meetings, banquets and other entertainments. Individual rushing also included such pastimes as movie-going and coke drinking. Active rushing ended officially last Thursday at midnight and the bids were in the college office by nine o'clock Friday evening. The bids were distributed and the replies returned under the direction of Dr. Kleinheksel.. When the Anchor reporter received last minute details the acceptances were as follows: Emersonians: L. Beltmrn, Howard Bush, L. Chisman, C. Claver, D. DeFouw, N. Hansen, E. Heneveld, J. Kleis, M. Laug, C. Midavaine, R. Otteman, B. P r o n k j , L. Reynhout, K. Soderburg, J. Timmer, P. Van Dort, W. Van Kleef, R. Wolbrink, J. Aalpoel, G. Koopsen, W. Vlieger, A. Dykstra, Arthur Kerle, J. Whitworth, K. Nievendorp, E. De Young, Roger RietBerg, E.Muilenberg, J. Wierenga, W. Moerdyk, E. Ten Brink, H. VanderVeen. Fraternals: W. Anderson, L. Bixby, G. Claver, A. DeVoogh, R. De Vries, R. Geldort, R. Koeppe, G. Lundsden, E. Rothi, J. Yeomans, Jack Baas, L. Nienhuis, R. Dievendorf, L. Watkins, E. Baker, Alderink, L. Van Dyke, W. Vande Qrftftk, H. Jiilving, X*. Cook, B. Mikr. ula, G. Dalman, K. Lincoln. Cosmos: R. Davis, J. DeValois, R. Hamm, C. Luth, E. Morgan, M. Overway, L. Sandee, G. Smith, H. Steele, C. Landon, C. Zoet, W. Van Oss, D. Fylstra, C. Toren, A. Schaap, R. Spencer, G. Slager, C. Knooihuizen, J. Parkyn, C. Van Liere. Knicks: J. Baremhe, H. Kleinheksel, J. Krum, H. Orr, R. Maatman, B. Hofmeyer, C. Schaffener, R. Dekker, A. Van Kley, W. Donia, B. Manting.

W A A Announces Varied Program For Hope Co-eds Sports includeu on the program of the Women's Athletic association this year include basketball, tennis, swimming, baseball, archery, volley ball, bowling, hiking, riding, and track, it has been announced by Ruth Klaasen, president of the organization. Miss Klaasen pointed out that the WAA board presents fitting awards to the outstanding girl athletes on the campus at the close of every school year, and that it is hoped that all new girls on the campus will take the opportunity of participating in one or more of the activities of the group. Officers of the WAA board are Ruth Klaasen, senior, president; Eloise Boynton, senior, treasurer, and Lorraine Timmer, junior, secretary. Last spring, the following new appointments to the board were made: Syd McGregor, sophomore; Nancy Boynton, junior; Jean Wishmeier, senior; and Florence Dykema, sophomore. o —

Ben Hofmeyer Elected Frosh Pull Captain Frosh and Sophs will battle again in the traditional Black river pull to be held Friday afternoon, Oct. 11. As freshmen pull captain, Benjamin "Dutch" Hofmeyer is at work selecting a group of strong-armed candidates to meet the soph team that was victorious when its members were freshmen last year. To refresh the power of the green gladiators with chocolate and lemon, J a n e t Arnold, chairman, has appointed the following girls: Vivian Tardiff, Elizabeth McCann, Melba Dings, M a r g a r e t Emery, Marge Friesma, Norma Lemmer, S a r a h Brannock, Gertrude Bolema a n d Loii Hinkamp. '

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All-College Mixers Initiate Frosh To Campus Activities Frosh to Receive Green A t All-Hope Pep Meet And Mixer Tonight

First Student Reception Friday Counted Success By All Collegians

Freshmen will receive their "green" tonight at. the all-college mixer to be held in Carnegie gymna.uum a t 7:30 o'clock. Robert Montgomery, student council president, will preside.

"The remarkable success of the all-college mixer must be credited to the preparatory work of the student council," declared Miss Laura Boyd in speaking of the student reception held in the basement of Memorial chapel last Friday evening.

The original purpose of the mixer, announces Ruth Williams, chairman of the program, is to " r w a r d " the freshmen their " g r e e n " which they will wear until Thanksgiving. Miss Boyd was faculty co-chairCertain incidental rules a r e attach- woman of the event along with A preview for all frosh is the action shot above with J O H N N I E er, however, namely, (1) all " f r o s h " Miss Metta Ross. Student Co-chairVISSER taking the measure of SPOOK MORGAN Wednesday morning. will "pot" (by removing their lid men J a y Witte and Mae CloThe green was supplied by an interested upperclassman, but all frosh with a sweeping bow) to all upper- nan attributed the success of the classmen, including sophomores, party to the valuable aid of the will be equipped this evening. Interested onlookers are THURSTON upon demand. If, by any chance faculty in a r r a n g i n g the event and RYNBRANDT, left, and HARRY SNELL, right. the freshmen win the pull, sophothe enthusiasm of the student body. mores will lose this privilege. (2) Studes Get Acquainted No freshman may be seen on the The evening opened with a getVoorheesifes Entertain streets a f t e r ten-thirty in the evenacquainted meeting in the coming. (.'{) Freshmen dating of upper New Girls at Spread bined YM and YW rooms and c-lass girls is strictly prohibited everyone was given a chance to After Hope-Ferris Game except on Sundays and meeting meet every other person on the nights (4) "Gr eens" shall be worn The girls of Voorhees Hall had campus. Paul Brouwer acted as at all times, both on ?.nd off the a very enjoyable time at a spread master of ceremonies for the procampus. Any violation of said to which all of the girls were inChapter Elects Idema, gram which followed. rules shall be punished by the vited a f t e r the Ferris-Hope game. Margaret Bilkert opened the forVan Dyke, Zandstra Student Council. Carolyn Kremers and Doris Vanmal program by playing a portion Robert Idema and Albert H. Van Montgomery, Bilkert Present (ireen of Mozart's "Moonlight Sonata" on derborgh, co-chairman of the reRobert Montgomery, assisted by freshments committee, saw to it Dyke of Grand Rapids, and TheoMargaret Bilkert will officially pre- the piano. Dr. Wynand Wichers, that the girls were well supplied dore Zandstra of Chicago w e r e sent the " g r e e n " to the freshmen college president, in speaking for with popcorn, apples, and marshtapped by the Hope college chapter who will form a single line extend- the faculty, told a few stories to mallows. Group singing was led by ing from the stage to the rear of illustrate his point that "the proRuth Stryker and accompanied by- of Blue Key, national honor frathe building. The small sum of fessors are also human." Two vocal Barbara Folonsbee. Gertrude Bo- I ternity, following a meeting of the one dollar will be collected from solos by Marjorie Brouwer were lema sang one of Stephen Foster's | organization held in the library 1 ea: h freshman for their "pot" entitled "The Wind's in the South most popular songs, "Jeannie with ' Monday, Sept. 2H. The election of which he will be wise to guard with Today" and "Sweethearts." the Light Brown Hair." Montgomery Greets Group j the new men brought the total his life. At the last meeting of the house Student Council President Robert "Because of certain stigma atI membership of the chapter to \'A. board, Phyllis N e w c a s t l e was Montgomery used his first oppor| tacbed, tc.^swinj?; auuit'-'-adviaes. Ed chosen social chairman, Marg Nagy fi " rtfcma'ffartsfeTTed to Hope from j Dibble, "we have organized a tunity to address the entire stuas secretary, and Mary Ruth Ja- | Grand Rapids Junior college fol- iChr.mber Music group, the purpose dent body to extend his welcome cobs as vice-president. They will i lowing his sophomore year, lie has | of which is to produce modern to the group. "Romance" and "Serserve with Marthene Van Dyke, participated in football f o r two music without the stigma." This enade" were the titles of two violin who was elected as president last j years and is a member of the Fra- group will be under the doubtful solos played by Carolyn Kremers year, and Ann DeYoung, treasurer. ternal society. dirertion of Ed himself, which will to close the formal program. Van Dyke has spent three years provide the entertainment precedThe grand march, led by Monting the pep-meeting for the Hopeat Hope. H i s activities include gomery and Miss Bilkert meanAlma football game on Friday. ANCHOR business manager, 2, dered through the chapel basement Members of the Chamber Music and ended at the refreshment 1; YMCA, 1, 2, 1; Chapel choir, I; Philosophy club, president of octette include "Snuffy" Smith at j tables. Later the group re-assemthe independents, Van Dyke is the drums; Bob Scheerhorn, Bob bled for a bit of group singing led also active in slate Christian En- De Vries, and Marvin Overway,] by Mrs. W. Curtis Snow. J a y Witte, Passaic, N. J., junior, deavor work. trumpets; Red Thomas, and Don and .Margaret Bilkert, Kalamazoo Smeenge , sp.xs; John Kleis, Trom-1 Zandstra is also a Junior college senior, were named co-chairmen of bone; Alvin Schutmaat at the keys. transfer, having come to Hope a f t e r the committee for Hope's annual two years at Wilson Junior college, homecoming celebration Nov. 2 by Chicago, lie is a member of the Robert Montgomery, student coun Cosmopolitan society, and is social cil president, at the regular meet chairman of YMCA at present. Iking of the council held Tuesday was a member of Philosophy club Concerts Include Tenor, Sept. '2\. and Chapel choir last year, and has Montgomery also appointed as Kraeuter Trio, and also held the Chicago Alumni chapnew committee chairmen. Bill Mil First event on the college forenter scholarship for his two years Ionian Male Quartet ler, student activities chairman; sic calender this year is being at Hope. Bill Tappan, inter-class chairman: As the r e s u l t of a successful sponsored by the Holland CommuRuth Williams, social chairman; membership drive this past spring, nity Chest. Two students will be Mae Clonan, Commons room chairofficers of the Cooperative Concert selected to speak before local civicman. It was also announced that association announce a gala congroups to sell the Chest drive to the secretary and treasurer of the cert series to be held in Hope Methe community. Tryouts will be council will also hold these posts morial chapel this coming season. held next week for these positions in the Commons. Newly-elected The series of three concerts will with $10 in cash awards to the freshmen representatives on the open Nov. 11 with a recital by John victors. Materials and details can council are Fritzi Jonkman of HolCarter, the distinguished American A rejuvenation has taken place be secured from Prof. Schrier. land and Lawrence Beltman of tenor, who is associated with the in Voorhees Hall. The walls of the Prof. Schrier and several stuKalamazoo. Metropolitan Opera company. His reception room have been done dents will attend the annual meetdebut with the Metropolitan, a f t e r over in a pale green shade which ing of the Michigan Intercollegiate several triumphant transcontinentInter-sorority Council matches the green in the rugs. The Speech league at East Lansing on al tours has established him among" dining room walls also have been Friday. The subject and date of Schedules Round Robin the famous group of American very attractively redecorated with the annual state extempore consingers in that organization. For Freshmen Co-eds warm rose-brown c o l o r e d wall test will be decided at this meetEarly in J a n u a r y will appear the Pan-Hellenic, intersorority coun- paper. To make it even more invit- ing. The league will also decide Kraeuter trio, of Karl Kraeuter, cil, has scheduled a round robin ing, new pole-closed drapes will on the wording of the 1940-41 deeminent violinist, who has won disparty for Thursday night at which soon be hung at the windows of bate subject on a Pan-American tinction as a solo artist, with the the new girls on the campus will the dining room. Other new appli- defense union. Material is available Philharmonic orchestra in New be divided into five groups, which ances which were installed during in the library and squad meetings York city; Phyllis Kraeuter, talwill, in turn, visit each sorority. the summer were the modern dish- will begin in November. Both men ented cellist; and Willard MacEach society will present a short washer and the French telephone. and women will be coached by Prof. Gregor, concert pianist. All three program for each group and will The new location of the telephone Schrier, as Prof. DeGraaf, former are well known as soloists, and serve lunch to its final guests. insures both privacy and some de- women's coach, has indicated a lack will appear as such in the concert, Beginning next week, the soror- gree of q u i e t for t h e occupants of time for this work. as well as playing in ensemble. ities will entertain girls of their along the corridor in which the In March the Ionian singers, a own choice at formal parties on the J phone is located. male quartet, will render the best Ticket Sale Begins following dates: To make the dormitory as charmof male-voice selections since t h e October 11—Alethian. ing as possible, each Voorheesite For Class Pictures days of Palestrina. Personnel of October 18—Sorosis. has arranged her room very invitthe quartet includes Harold DearTaking of individual class picOctober 25—Dorian. ingly. Wendy Rameau and I r m a tures for the 1941 Milestone began born, first tenor, Albert Barber, November 7—Sibylline. Stopples have cleverly carried out yesterday u n d e r a new ticket second tenor; Baldwin Alan-Allen, November 9—Delphi. a patriotic color scheme. Barbara arrangement. This year cards a r e baritone; and Hildreth M a r t i n , o Folonsbee and J e a n Horton will being sold to enable each student basso. They will be accompanied by Song Greets Bilkert have the same idea when they fin- to select t h e time of his own ap- Elvin Schmitt a t the piano. M a r g a r e t J3ilkert, beauteous sen- ish their interior decorating. Fem- pointment a t Winslow's. ior, was more than a little sur- ininity prevails in Mary Bolema Following a meeting of the gen- appointments to the staff were also prised on Thursday, Sept. 26, when and M a r g Nagy's suite. But come eral staff last week. Blase Levai, •,s announced. J e a n e t t e Rylersdaam, a Western Union boy warbled and see f o r yourself all the attrac- editor, announced t h a t work is new junior f r o m Orange City, la., " H a p p y Birthday to You" via the tions in t h e dormitory when Voor- already progressing on the yearwill replace Mildred Stelma, who Voorhees phone. Sweet sentiments hees Hall h a s open house Oct. 4th. book which will mark t h e 75th andid not return to school, and Grace ~ from her dorm sisters. Don't f o r g e t ! niversary of the college. Two new Malefyt will be f r e s h m a n reporter.

Blue Key Taps Three New Men A t First Meeting

Names W i t t e , Bilkert to Head Homecoming

Community Chest Sponsors First Speech Contest

Summer Repairs Rejuvenate Rooms In Voorhees Hall

Metropolitan Star To Open Concert Series in Chapel


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Joe and Jean Frosh THE STUDENT PRINTS Forget Naivete in 1940 'a.V

Published every two weeks during the school year, by the students of Hope College Entered as second class matter at the post office of Holland, Michigan, at tm special raU of postage provided for in Section 1103 of Act of Congress. October 8. 1917. authorized October 19, 1918.

T e l e p h o n e 9436.

Ken Poppen, Lorraine Timmer

Associate Editors News Editors Sports Editor Feature Editor Photography Editor Headlines Special Reporters —

EDITORIAL S T A F F Forrest Prindle, Milt Verburg Eddie Dibble Ruth Stryker Eugene Ten Brink Forrest Prindle

Milt Verburg. Lester Lampen, J e a n Rulter. Wallace Van Llere. John W e 8 t h 9 f Nancy Boynton, Florence Dykema. Norma Becksfort, Wendy Rameau, Itorotny Curtis, Blase Levai, Mary belter, J e a n n e Horion, Howard m a a t m a n , I r m a tnoi>pels, Ekiit1' Kiaaren. A r t h u r Taylor.

Freshman Reporters — L a r r y Beltman. F r i t i l J o n k m a n , RoKer Rietberg. Jack Timmer.

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Business Manager Circulation Manager

Van Dyke Irma Stoeppels

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Look to the Future So you h a v e pledged yourselves to f o u r y e a r s of f r a t e r n i t y l i f e ? You h a v e carefully considered chosen t h e one you t h o u g h t best.

By Nola Nieg and Peggy Hadden

Well, there's nothing like a skating p a r t y to break the ice — wf M f t

If any of you are wondering what that peculiar specimen of humanity, seen sporting about the smoothest duds you've ever set your binoculars on, is—well, my charming inmates of Hope's university— that is a freshman. And what a change! J u s t ask our dear ivycovered walls, they'll tell you—and they've seen plenty. Gone is the age of bliss which axisted in innocence. Gone are the days of a real green frosh. Gone are the days when an honest day's work was the sale of chapel seats. So, with a glass of just plain unadulterated H-two-O, we give -a toast to the frosh of 1940. Here's to the freshman boy with the broad shoulders, with a career of dates that would shock any senior. You don't have to help him out or show him around the campus. What good would t h a t do when he is even furnished with a bodyguard day and night (something new in the curriculum this year). Here's to his w a r d r o b e from Esquire, his scintillating person-

each f r a t e r n i t y , and

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much choice, w h e t h e r f o r one reason or a n o t h e r , b u t t h e fact r e m a i n s , you have selected t h e fellows who will be y o u r companions t h r o u g h o u t t h e f o u r y e a r s of y o u r college experience. Now t h a t you are in a f r a t e r n i t y , m a k e it a valuable experience in y o u r life, one t h a t you can point back to with p r i d e ; an experience t h a t h a s c o n t r i b u t e d to t h e upbuilding of your personality. Make f r i e n d s t h a t will last a lifetime. Do somet h i n g f o r y o u r bunch, and you will e n j o y it. On t h e o t h e r hand, r e m e m b e r t h a t college comes first on y o u r p r o g r a m . No m a t t e r how i m p o r t a n t may be y o u r f r a t e r n i t y f u n c t i o n s , you've come to college to s t u d y . Too o f t e n , t h e " p l e d g e , " swept off his f e e t by t h e new life he finds in a f r a t e r n i t y , invests his all into it and t h e r e b y loses t h e t r u e significance of a college education. T a k e a long look a t f r a t e r n i t y , college and c h u r c h and you will see t h a t each is a M E A N S t o w a r d a h i g h e r plane of living, and t h i s h i g h e r plane is j u s t as d e p e n d a n t on one p h a s e as on a n o t h e r . T h e t r i a n g l e of development is complete when we weld into a coippatible unit, t h e t r j o : society, intellect, and m o r a l i t y . Do not let anyone of these t h r e e so w a r p your perspective t h a t t h e o t h e r two no longer play t h e i r p a r t .

the stewdunce on a different footing. — SP — And as Duck MacDonald put it: t'The kids were so friendly they fell ality, his gentle ( ? ) pipe, his ability to shuffle cards, and t h a t some- all over themselves." {Ain't he cute? He's only six!) thing he has that he's sure to tell — SP — Which reminds us — the frosh were all there but we saw few UPyou all about. Now to t h a t debutante of a frosh STANDING seniors. —a striking flash of color here and — SP — there, a smile that knocks you f o r Flashion note: a row of tin cans, and a sure-fire Fall styles for men — it looks as though there should be some change knowledge of her way around the in the pockets. college. Gone are the days of the Flashion note: shivering, shaking little gal - who Flaming youth on the campus! Co-eds are keeping up ivith the thought an upperclassman had a gov't — in the red. {That singes that I) Oh, well, we'd rather be bright halo. than president. Who could have disillusioned her? — SP — The frosh a la mode today is Hee, haw, and we hear that a certain f r a t . now boasts seven pairs panelled in bright sayings, a come- of the biggest ears on the campus. House of seven Gables?

By Margaret Bilkert

Mail subscriptions, one dollar per year Address — T h e Anchor, Hope College, Holland, Michigan.

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hither look, and a bit of curriculum to add to a college atmosphere. She's certainly going placet, too — don't know where, but s h e ' ! "going 1 That's all for now—it's i perioufe business but don't take it td, h e a r t . One last wish for the Frosh.ttf 1940 —may they be healthy, wealthy, and wise, and may they remember that all football and no lale dates make Joe College a pretty healthy specimen.

— SP — Prof. DeGraaf says that Romantik Lit. isn't a prerequisite to a happy marriage. To all you deah, sweet, disappointed things your ST. PR. recomn^nds you study mewsik. Prof. Cavanaugh, directing the chapel choir in an "Amen" told the sopranos to hold the l'men.' {Yeah, an' we got plenty of nothin'.) — SP — First day scoop: Who was that cute frosh girl who," when we tried to be of assistance, trembled and asked, "Is the bean d i z z y ? " — SP — We wonder this //car if Hinga's usual unusual jokes are more unusual than usual. — SP — Miss Boid's Goiman Classes: F i f t y million Frenchmen can't belong. — SP — And speaking of Goiman — do you suppose we could help the Allies by drinking Canada Dry? Or do you just suppose? Or do you? — SP — TODAY'S T H O T : We learn from history that we learn nothing from history. — SP — By T H E THNOOPER HINTFUL HELPS FOR FRESH FROSH: DO YOU KNOW — the phone number 4813? B Z — DORMIT! "Clatheth are pathing onth more, tho' the — SP — thnooping and thneaking commentheth again." Yes, we agree with the little pigskin — we always did get a kick out The first thing that greeted our eyes was the "sparkler" that Mary of football. Bolema is flaunting around with such gusto and need we mention that — SP — Lives of football men remind us like goes with like and Bolema begins with " B " and " B " leads to We can write our names in blood, Boot? . . . Then, of course, Caroline Kremers has decided to make And departing leave behind us her affiliation with the Fraters public and the F r a t e r pin she so proudly Half our faces in the mud. wears came from the original owner, Johnny Den Herder, during the > — SP — summer . . . " M a r t y " Van Dyke and "Dyke" Dykstra are still a perPoets are born — t h a t ' s the trouble! — SP — manent fixture to be seen around the streets of Holland, and "Morrie" And now we suggest a new moniker for Marian Fisher—"Body by." Webber and Bob Swart are really rib shrinking violets either. But if — SP — we went into all the romances that have survived the summer obstrucATTENTION, PROFS. D.L.; E.D.P.; and F.L. (BACHELORS O F tion we would have to put out a miniature Student Guide in couplets (wARTS): and who are we to take the Blue Key's duty away from t h e m ? St. P r . endorses your tutoring program and recommends your course Just a little whij) the fellows — THe Dean o f women has »• m gliM* wiUmg to trtt upoeks. Awy m f e . yeu- wish to wwd in mmr< scrumptuous new plaid coat, so if you see a short figure bustling busily will be printed to put our reader out of his mystery.

Campus Capers . . . . Engagements, New Beauties, Fresh Frosh, Open House Catch Thnooper's Eye

Keep y o u r around the campus, follow Prexy's advice as given at the reception

And now is the time for fall foolosophers

activities a well-balanced p r e p a r a t i o n t h a t ultimately leads last Friday and be sure you're talking to a new freshman before you leaves. try to date her up, for who knows—. to t h e construction of a g r e a t e r personality. K. J. P.

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The big question up for consideration is "Who is Bob McAllister?"— because we all saw the wide-eyed frosh girl anxiously inquiring of everyone. "Has anyone seen Bob McAllister?" (the thnooper would

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appreciate any information of his whereabouts) — Which brings these

A y e a r ago t h r o u g h t h e e f f o r t s of a few s t u d e n t s w i t h t h e new Hopeites to our mind — and for the benefit of those old collegiates b a c k i n g of t h e ANCHOR, Hope college finally saw t h e reali- who have been so hopefully eyeing all the new prospects, we're furnishzation of a fond hope. T h e Blue Key, s t u d e n t s , and interested ing you with a short analysis — Sally Brannock, Lee's sister, is a women of t h e Synod of Chicago saw fit to put f o r t h t h e i r best little bit of all right; more family affairs are Trudie Bolema, Lois e f f o r t s to raise nearly $500 in o r d e r t h a t Hope m i g h t h a v e ib C o m m o n s room — a room w h e r e s t u d e n t s could g a t h e r

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t u r n s to Holland to continue t h e M I A A b a t t l e by t a k i n g on A l m a F r i d a y , Oct. 3. T h i s c o n t e s t p r o m i s e s to be a v e r y i m p o r t a n t one to b o t h t e a m s , f o r A l m a , picked b y t h e exp e r t s to cop t h e M I A A bunting, has this a t stake, and H o p e to k e e p h e r c h a n c e s f o r t h e flag i n t a c t , m u s t keep t h e d e f e a t side of h e r ledger clear.

In s h o r t , this g a m e h a s all the promise of a good b a t t l e with the outcome being d e t e r m i n e d by b r e a k s , and the efficiency of speed v e r s u s power. T h e r e should be none so deluded as to feel t h a t Hope can win w i t h o u t fighting one of the t o u g h e s t duels seen h e r e ; however, t h e opinions of the dopesters can be s o m e w h a t discounted where the Dutch are concerned. These d o j ^ ^ f ^ to^tc ar ^efttinfi in the i)asl cage season, and m a y a g a i n .

Now this is unusually agreeable publicity, even though Hcpe is r e f e r r e d to as "little". It also brings home the f a c t t h a t t h e Dutch h a v e s t a r t e d the seag-on on the crest of the wave. W h e t h e r it will be a ghort ride or no will soon be known. If rocks a r e ahead, probably the first ones will have l a r g e l a b e b reading, " A l m a Scots" on them. Let t h e r e be no doubt concerning Coach MacDonald's bunch. They play good football.

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The Dutchmen m a d e their second step in the '40 football season t h e i r second victory S a t u r d a y , Sept. 28, by subduing Adrian 20-0 in t h e i r first MIAA contest. Led by Captain " Y u t z " Heneveld, the Hope e l e v e n t u r n e d back t h r e e Adrian t h r e a t s which came within the 15-yard line, and scored t h r e e Coach H i n g a , who h a s done a times on long r u n s themselves. w o n d e r f u l job of g e t t i n g t h e DutchArt T i m m e r , sophomore speedmen in b a t t l e s h a p e , m a k e s no pre- ster, scored first with a 70-yard diction a s to t h e outcome, but does dash in the first q u a r t e r , and Montsay, " A l m a is picked to win the gomery converting to carry the c h a m p i o n s h i p , and any t e a m t h a t score to 7-0. can b e a t A l m a h a s a good chance The second Hope score came with to b e a t h e r in the long r u n . Hope one m i n u t e to go to t h e end of the will go into the f r a y a s m a l l e r and half, when Monty f a d e d and t h r e w l i g h t e r eleven, and will have to a short pass to C a p t . Heneveld. m a k e h e r speed c o u n t . " who lateraled to Don De Fouw on T h i s m e a n s t h a t Hope m u s t be a t f u l l s t r e n g t h , which n a t u r a l l y m e a n s she m u s t be as f a s t as possible. " M o n k " Meyers and " W h i t e y " I t e f t j ^ s m a , two very f a s t and h a r d ^ u n n e r s who were out of the A d r i a n g a m e w i t h i n j u r i e s , will probably bolster Hope's offense. T i m m e r , M o n t g o m e r y and De Fouw will also see quite a bit of action in t h e backfield.

A p p a j i n g in t h e Monday edition of the " G r a n d Rapids P r e s s " was the following headline in type a half inch high, " H o p e Takes Spotlight In ^ t a t e Grid S t a g e " . Beneath this the story, an Associated Press release ran, "Michigan stole t h e national s p o t l i g h t with its r m a s h i n g 41-0 t r i u m p h over California's Bears last weekend, but within the s t a l e little Hope college won a t t e n t i o n f r o m the gridiron f a i t h ful".

Outweighed in the line and backfield, the Hopemen will have to depend upon speed to balance t h a t disadvantage. The Alma team uses the most deceptive offense in the league. Using a double wing back f o r m a t i o n , the backfield men crowd the line, m a k i n g it difficult to spot the ballcarrier, and crack hard and f a s t into the line. In the first half of last y e a r ' s g a m e with this t e a m , Hope w a s pushed all over the field, in the second half. Coach Hinga had his men considerably wiser, and i hey tied the score, 14-14. Albion college made a better showing at its season opener this year, b e a t i n g Mt. Union college, t h e only college to beat the champ t e a m of last season, 12-0. The following week, Sprankle's men took Kazoo 7-3. Kazoo made her t h r e e points on a field goal booted f r o m the 33 yard line by Steve Dalla. Kazoo also took a licking from Grand Kapids Junior, 20-6.

The J u n i o r College eleven took Hillsdale's elevc;, 2-0. J u n i o r is exceptionally s t r o n g , and it takes no e x p e r t to see it. The score in the 40. Don t r a m p e d the last 40 this g a m e was m a d e when Coburn was knocked down in the end zone yards f o r this score. Monty a ga i n while t r y i n g to get a pass off. converted. Hope's t e a m will have every member in s h a p e f o r Friday The third q u a r t e r w a s scoreless, night. Whitey Kiemersma and Ray Meyers, who didn't go to but Center, Bill T a p p a n , intercepted Adrian, will be out with the r e t t . ..The s u r p r i s e of t h e year in an Adrian pass on t h e i r 30, ending the Dutch line-up is Art T i m m e r . sophomore q u a r t e r b a c k , who the a f t e r n o o n ' s scoring by tallying in two games, h a s marked up 18 points f o r his team. It is a f t e r the interception. suspected t h a t Tim feels t h a t s o m e t h i n g has to be done to save The g a m e w a s a little hampered the name of Grandville a f t e r the way Benny McCoy slipped. by the heat which was not very conducive to hard, f a s t football. However, Hope a ga i n proved t h a t it was still in the line f o r the MIAA payoff by a ga i n displaying a good consistent b r a n d of football. Hob M o n t g o m e r y and Don De Fouw played very well in the Hope back Hank, while Bill T a p p a n and Capt. Heneveld once again stood out in the line. H o p e ' s " s o p h o m o r e " eleven did not e n t e r the g a m e en ARENDSHORST masse, but they made another very JTOOi :ood showing, as much as s a y i n g ^ watich out in '42

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Displaying a speedy offense and an iron-clad defense, the 1941) Hope grid m a c h i n e rolled up its first victory of the season F r i d a y night over a h e a v y F e r r i s t e a m to the tune of 35-0. S u p e r b blocking, coupled with spectacular open-field r u n n i n g accounted f o r the margin gained by the H i n g a m e n during the course of the evening. Of no Httle i m p o r t a n c e in the eyes of the powers t h a t be and s p e c t a t o r s was the f a c t t h a t Hope was able to put on the field a " s o p h o m o r e " squad t h a t a p p e a r e d j u s t as effective a g a i n s t F e r r i s as did the varsity. Within the first five minutes of play, Hope made its first touchdown. An exchange of punts found the ball in Hope's possession on F e r r i s ' 47-yard line. Then Bob Idema, Grand Rapids senior, slicing off his r i g h t tackle and c u t t i n g back across the field, romped through the entire F e r r i s t e a m to cross the goal line. M o n t g o m e r y converted for the e x t r a point. This ended the scoring, but not the excitement f o r the first q u a r t e r . Jones, F e r r i s tackle, blocked one of Montgomery's p u n t s , c a u g h t the ball, and ran down to Hope's 23 before he was b r o u g h t down f r o m behind by Idema and De Fouw. This t h r e a t was quickly stopped when our defense held F e r r i s to a three-yard gain in their regulation f o u r downs.

The backfield seems to be t h e most o u t s t a n d i n g point of t h e squad, with such backs as G a r r y Koopsen, f o r m e r K a l a m a z o o s t a r ; Alky Muilenberg, f r o m six-man football in Iowa; Joe W h i t w o r t h , t r a n s f e r f r o m R u t g e r s ; and Gene Rothi f r o m G r a n d H a v e n h i g h . G a r r y is a f a s t and s h i f t y boy, who can kick, pass, and r u n with equal d e x t e r i t y . Alky is a n o t h e r f a s t m a n who can throw or catch a pass well enough f o r any coach. Joe is not quite as f a s t as t h e s e two, but he is a terrific blocker, and his two hundred pounds s t a n d him in good stead as a h a r d c h a r g ing fullback. Gene Rothi, a smooth ball player, rounds out this q u a r t e t , and will probably be heard f r o m quite a bit. The line is still a little in t h e rough, but h a s the promise, with weight and fight, of proving to be a m i g h t y good one. J a c k Barnes, " S p o o k " Morgan and J i m B u r g e r , three h e f t y lads, will probably be its m a i n s t a y s . The y e a r l i n g ' s schedule is as yet incomplete; however, they open Sophs Score Easily their season a g a i n s t the Alma f r o s h In the second q u a r t e r , with Wednesday, Oct. 9. Hope's soph t e a m on the field, there w a s no let-up in the drive for victory. Handling the ball like Coach Hinga Relates veterans, the sophs pushed over the second score of the g a m e on Experiences to Y M a spectacular 64-yard romp by P r o f . Hinga related " P e r s o n a l Whitey R i e m e r s m a , around his own Experiences in C h r i s t i a n i t y " in his left end. T h e e x t r a point was dropown life at the r e g u l a r YM assem- kicked by Don De Fouw. The Hope bly last evening. squad t h r e a t e n e d a g a i n in the dyThe meeting began with an in- ing m i n u t e s of the first half when spirational s o n g service led by Harvey Koop, tackle, blocked a S t a n l e y Slingerland, senior. A solo F e r r i s p u n t deep in t h e i r t e r r i t o r y . was rendered by senior La Mar Plunges and p a s s e s brought the H a n k a m p , accompanied by Roger ball down to the F e r r i s three-yard Rietberg, f r e s h m a n . stripe when the gun stopped f u r At the next m e e t i n g the YM is ther scoring. f o r t u n a t e to have secufred B e r n a r d The second half s t a r t e d with Mulder, editor of the Intelligencer- Hope's original line-up again on Leader, to address the men. the field, and it w a s n ' t long before the v a r s i t y had scored another touchdown. A p a s s f r o m Monty to Idema, who c a u g h t t h e ball on the Bulldog's 35 and carried it down S U I T S • $23.50 up to the 15, was the Set-up f o r this The Tailor counter. Plunges by Marv Den l9'/2 W e s t 8th S t r e e t Herder and " M o n k " Meyers brought the ball down to the 2, where Marv, on a s t r a i g h t line buck, put the ball over f o r the 6 points. The Try Our Line of Dolicicus varsity set up the next counter BAKED GOODS near the end of the third period. P h o n e 2542 W e Deliver Intercept to Score "Hope't Pastry Center" In the d y i n g m i n u t e s of the g a m e De Fouw intercepted a F e r r i s pass on their 43 and r e t u r n e d it 15 yards to the 28 to pave the way f o r the final counter of the g a m e . Altern a t i n g drives by T i m m e r and De Fouw b r o u g h t the ball down within sneezing distance of the goal line where T i m m e r , on his t u r n , carried it over f r o m the 5. De Fouw again converted, ending the evening's scoring.

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Page Four Cumbersome Laws Cheat Collegians O f Voting Age F U L T O N , Mo.—(ACP) — Thousands of American college students are virtually disfranchised because of "cumbersome" absentee voting laws, it is pointed out by Dr. F r a n c L. McCluer, president of Westminster college. His conclusion is based on a survey by the college's institute of public affairs. , Dr. McCluer said more than 100,000 students of voting age " a r e discouraged or actually forbidden to exercise their voting franchise." The survey discovered little conf o r m i t y in s t a t u t e s . Missouri and Oklahoma specify t h a t absentee voting is possible only within state boundaries, while Rhode Island and Virginia insist it is legal only if the voter is outside the boundaries. Citing varied restrictions in numerous other s t a t e s . Dr. McCluer concludes: "This situation is particularly undemocratic and senseless. College boys and girls of voting age, presumably studying to become better citizens, have neither the inclination nor the encouragement to cut through the red tape of absentee voting."

W A L Greets Frosh A t Introductory Tea Armed with n a m e t a g s and friendliness, W A L put across its first tea, Sept. 1!>. All girls, from the poor, bewildered f r o s h (who tried to remember every name) to the sophisticated senior (who became very vague when called upon to remember a n y ) were invited. The dorm was a chaos of s t r a n g e and familiar faces, s t r a n g e and familiar names — and the W A L board. Oh, well! We hope you succeeded in remembering at least one name. We did — our own! W A L has its first business meeting on Thursday, Sept. 26. Discussion of plans, p r o g r a m s and committees for activities in the com ing year were discussed.

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Mrs. William J . Olive, Holland, was the speaker a t the YW meeting held Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the YW room. Mrs. Olive gave a review of the book " D r . Scudder, India." Mae Clonan, junior, was in charge of devotions and also introduced the speaker. Special music was provided by a duet sung by Morrell Weber, junior, and J a n e t Clark, sophomore, with Jean S w a r t , junior, at the piano. "Dr. Scudder's activities," stated Mrs. Olive, "now can be summarized as three-fold: her work in the hospital at Vellory, India; her work in the medical college at Vellory; and her ambulance work # on the road." Tuesday, Oct. 8, Mrs. J a m e s Wayer, now of Racine, Wis., formerly of the First Reformed Church of Holland, will speak to YW on the s u b e c t " P e r s o n a l i t y Plus." Special music will consist of a piano solo by Marge Friesema, f r e s h m a n .

Divisions of C W L Will Organize Tonight Christian W o r k e r s ' L e a g u e , which has been divided into two separate groups, the girls' study group and the boys' group, will hold their first meetings tonight at eight o'clock. Professor Henry Bast announced that all young fellows interested in the ministry are invited to attend the meeting in the Commons room. The girls. Miss Laura Boyd stated, will organize to study and worship together tonight in one of the society rooms.

Prexy Meets President Wynand Wichers at tended a meeting of the s t a t e board of education, held at T r a v e r s e City, Friday, Sept. 20, in connection with the superintendents conference also being held there. He was accompanied by Mrs. Wichers. QUALITY SHOE REPAIRING ThaCt Our Businem

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FRATERNAL The F r a t e r n a l business meeting New students will be glad to learn t h a t the students of Hope college will be admitted f r e e of c h a r g e to the following local concerts t h r o u g h o u t the year: Nov. 11, John C a r t e r ; J a n u a r y , The Kraeuter Trio; March, The Ionian Singers. These are all Columbia recording a r t i s t s and are available to us through the Community Concert Series. Grand Rapids offers some very fine concerts this season. On Oct. 14, Grace Moore will a p p e a r in Grand Rapids at the Civic Auditorium. Tickets are still available, but they are selling f a s t . There are five excellent concerts on the East Church Course this year. The opening concert, on Oct. 28, will be presented by Dorothy Maynor, Negro soprano. The following concerts are, Dec. 2, The Don Cossack Chorus and Dancers; Jan. 15, Yehudi Menuhin; Feb. 28, Lawrence Tibbet; Feb. 10, Vronsky and Babin, Russian Duo-pianists. The customary additional f e a t u r e this year will be Allan Jones (not included on the r e g u l a r course). Tickets for this course can be purchased from Harold Leetsma. The Grand Rapids Symphony, under the direction of Thor Johnson, will present some of the world's finest artists. H a r o l d Bauer, pianist, will a p p e a r with orchestra in October; November, Robert Weede, baritone; December, orchestral concert; J a n u ary, Mischakoff, violinist; February, orchestral concert; March, Novaes, pianist; April, Piatigorsky, cellist.

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was naturally the Key Ring conducted by Delphian Nagy. The why and how of the solitaire, said Ringleader Jean Ruiter, was to place a ring on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman. Delphian Nola Nies carried out the Circus Ring idea with a humorous reading. Delphian Marjorie Brouwer sang "O Promise Me" (a Wedding Ring) reminding us that Leap Year is not yet over. As we said before, this meeting was starring Mary Bolema who supplied the t r e a t . (Oh dear, and we weren't Let's Have Signs supposed to tell!) A business meetA bewildered freshman s a d l y ing concluded the evening's meetopines that he doesn't know wheth- ing. o er to address his instructors as COSMOPOLITAN " P r o f e s s o r , " "Dr.," "Rev.," or just The Cosmopolitan society held plain "Mr." Sandwich signs worn in the classroom with the peda- three meetings on Sept. 23, 24 and gogue's title plainly displayed fore 25 for freshmen guests. Gil Van Wieren presented a paper on the and a f t might solve the problem. conservation of our natural re-v sources. Fritz Bertsch gave a talk on his thirty-day naval t r a i n i n g trip to P a n a m a and Cuba. Gordon Albers read a paper on "Modern Pioneering." Ken Vanden Berg and (Jus Van Eerden provided humor numbers for the meetings and Dale Brondyke, frosh of '38, fascinated all the boys with some excellent magician tricks. Ted Z a n s t r a sang " C a r r y Me Back to Old Virginny" as special music Tuesday night, Sept. 24. A f t e r each meeting the 206 College Ave. house was open for f r e s h m a n inspection. Phone 2740 - We Deliver o ALETHEAN The Aletheans held a business meeting Thursday evening, Sept. 1 26. Plans were made for the allsorority Round Robin party and for the freshman formal party to be held October 11.

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The E m e r s o n i a n s g a t h e r e d in the W a r m Friend Tavern a t 7 p. m. on T h u r s d a y , Sept. 26, to e n t e r t a i n f r e s h m a n guests at their annual get-acquainted banquet. President H a r o l d Colenbrander, as t o a s t master, s t a r t e d off the evening with a w a r m welcome address. During the dinner the p r o g r a m was ^tudded with several impromptu p e f l M f b ances solicited by popular a c S a i m . T h e f or ma l p r o g r a m included a number of musical pieces. Two solo vocalists were Albert Schiphorst and L a M a r H a n k a m p . Dwight Grotenhouse played a t the piano and Dayton " S n u f f y " Smith soloed on the d r u m s . Blase Levai's d r a m atization of "The F a c e on the Bar T h a t you read the best seller How ] Room Floor" brought suspicion of to Read a Book, as would be fit- t e a r s to some eyes. T h e main adt i n g at the beginning of a new dress of the evening was delivered school year. It is written by Dr. by Douglas MacDonald, who spoke Mortimer J . Adler, who says on "Optimism in a World of Pesabout his work, "I have tried to simism." T h e meeting was brought write a light book about heavy to a close with the singing of the reading." And this w r i t i n g is Emersonian song. interesting . . . and helps to make KNICKERBOCKER "hard" reading w u i l h • The Knickerbocker f r a t e r n i t y held To the girls; t h a t they throw a glance or two in the direction of its first f o r m a l m e e t i n g of the that new shade of firecracker red school year on T h u r s d a y evening, because it could play an impor- Sept. 24. A r t Kronemeyer, Knick senior prexy, extended a welcome t a n t part in your campus life. To the fellows: that a new wide- to the f r e s h m a n guests present. brimmed sombrero comes highly A f t e r Kronemeyer's speech, t h e recommended from an excellent g r o u p s a t down to a h e a r t y meal. source as " t h e " hat f o r the well- Immediately following the " f e e d " dressed collegian. the f r e s h m e n were introduced to To the F r o s h : t h a t they r e m e m b e r the society members. Bob Spauldthey are freshmen, open doors ing then led the g r o u p in a n u m b e r for upper classmen, w e a r their of old and popular songs. The meetgreen, or beware of the conse- ing was concluded with the singing of the Knick song. quences. To all the Hopeites: t h a t they remember t h a t the reason they ADD'ers Feed Us come to college was to get at H u n g r y ? T h i r s t y ? ADDers take least a little knowledge, so let care of you a t all the athletic feaup on the activities a little and t u r e s of the year. The Athletic use the books a little more. Debt Diggers have a senior, junior and sophomore representative f r o m each sorority.

Sibylline L i t e r a r y society began this year's activities with a slumber p a r t y held at "Linda V i s t a " on Macatawa lake. P l a n s f o r the coming year were discussed at this time in an informal business meet ing conducted by the new president, Eloise Boynton. Thursday a f te r noon, Sept. 19, the Sibs held a social tea in their society room in Voorhees Hall. Pres. Eloise Boynton welcomed her s i s t e r Sibyls back to school. Morrie

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DORIAN A t the m e e t i n g of the Dorian L i t e r a r y society, T h u r s d a y evening, Sept. 26, t h e Dorians elected Nelvie Vanderbilt, senior f r o m Chicago, to t a k e the place of Virginia Muller who is now a t t e n d i n g W e s t e r n S t a t e Teachers' C o l l e g e , Kalamazoo, Mich. Monday, Sept. 30, the society held a social tea a t which final plans for t h e f o r m al p a r t y to be held October 25 in honor of f r e s h men girls were discussed. T h e Dorian society is very proud of their latest acquisition, a beautiful green carpet f o r their society room. EMERSONIAN

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SOROSIS Sorosis initiated her t h i r t y - f o u r t h y e a r on Hope's campus with a slumberless P a r t y on Tuesday, Sept. 18, a t Maentz's c o t t a g e on the lake. The intimacy and fellowship of Sorosis, interrupted by t h e summ e r ' s activities, was a t its peak in the informality of a business meeting around t h e fireplace w i t h the Sorosites a t t i r e d in "les v e t e m e n t s de sommeil." Wednesday morning a f t e r an e a r l y b r e a k f a s t , t h e sleepy-eyed g r o u p d e p a r t e d f o r their homes to prepare f o r Convocation. The second meeting, s h o r t and busy, was held T h u r s d a y evening, Sept. 27, in Voorhees Hall, J e a n Wishmeier, capable president and campus queen, officiating. A letter was read f r o m J e a n Price, f o r m e r Sorosite, now attending t h e University of Alabama, in which s h e wished Sorosis an excellent year of continuing service to the school and influence on the campus. Sorosis songs brought the m e e t i n g to a w a r m close and the promise of an exceptional year ahead.

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