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Coeds' Smoking Rules Have Double Standard B y Charlotte Whitney a n c h o r Reporter The issue of smoking in w o m e n ' s d o r m s is r a i s i n g a c l o u d of c o n t r o v e r s y on H o p e ' s c a m p u s . AT AN A S S O C I A T I O N of W o m e n Students Council meeting last T u e s d a y , it w a s n o t e d t h a t t h e r e is a d o u b l e s t a n d a r d in the s m o k i n g p o l i c y at H o p e C o l l e g e . In D y k s t r a , ( i i l m o r e a n d D u r f e e H a l l s s m o k e r s a r e a v a i l a b l e to w o m e n s t u d e n t s , while in Phelps, V o o r h e e s , V a n Vleck a n d the t w o women's cottages, Belt and C o l u m b i a , n o s u c h facilities a r e in existence.

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( A s the a n c h o r went to p r i n t yesterday afternoon. Associate D e a n of S t u d e n t s J e a n n e t t e S p r i k announced that s m o k e r s would be i n s t a l l e d in all w o m e n ' s d o r m itories. T h e n e w s m o k e r s w o u l d be l o c a t e d in e m p t y r o o m s in t h e b a s e m e n t s of V o o r h e e s H a l l , V a n Vleck H a l l a n d P h e l p s H a l l , s h e said.) October 25. 1968

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Trustees Make Building Plans By G e o r g e A r w a d y a n c h o r Editor T h e H o p e College B o a r d of T r u s t e e s c o m p l e t e d p l a n s f o r its o w n i n t e r n a l o r g a n i z a t i o n a n d updated financial and building plans for the C o l l e g e ' s next 7 9 y e a r s in m e e t i n g s o n c a m p u s last weekend. THE TRUSTEES finalized p l a n s to b e g i n the r e n o v a t i o n of V o o r h e e s H a l l d u r i n g this s c h o o l year and complete work during the s u m m e r m o n t h 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 n ex-officio m e m b e r of the B o a r d . Outside fire escapes would p r o b a b l y b e o n e of t h e first p r o jects, the President s a i d . T h e B o a r d a l s o d i s c u s s e d pos-

sible sites f o r the new science b u i l d ing a n d d i s c u s s e d t h e p r o p o s e d new p h y s i c a l e d u c a t i o n facility. P R E S O E N T VANDERWERE said that a committee would s o o n be a p p o i n t e d to m a k e p l a n s f o r the new p h y s i c a l e d u c a t i o n b u i l d ing. S i m i l a r to the S C S C c o m mittee, this g r o u p will be c o m p o s e d of m e m b e r s f r o m the different s e g m e n t s of the H o p e c o m m u n i t y a n d w o u l d i n c l u d e stud e n t s , he a d d e d . A s e p a r a t e b o a r d m a d e up of a l u m n i a n d a d m i n i s t r a t o r s will be selected to r a i s e m o n e y f o r the athletic facility, the P r e s i d e n t said. IN OTHER ACTION, the Board d e t e r m i n e d its i n t e r n a l

De Witt Groundbreaking Highlights Homecoming ( i r o u n d w a s b r o k e n for the n e w $ 2 . 2 million DeWitt C u l t u r a l Center last S a t u r d a y m o r n i n g following the H o m e c o m i n g p a r a d e . T H E C E R E M O N Y took place at the p l a n n e d site f o r the b u i l d ing, east of N y k e r k H a l l of M u s i c on Twelfth Street n e a r C o l u m b i a Avenue. K e n n e t h De G r o o t acted as master of c e r e m o n i e s . Mr. De G r o o t , a m e m b e r of t h e B o a r d of T r u s t e e s , w a s r e s p o n s i b l e for t h e final d r i v e to o b t a i n f u n d s for t h e Center. Dick a n d J a c k De Witt, w h o s e $ 6 0 0 , 0 0 0 gift m a d e p o s s i b l e the g r o u n d b r e a k i n g , t u r n e d the first s h o v e l s of d i r t . O T H E R S W H O p a r t i c i p a t e d in the c e r e m o n y were President C a l v i n A. V a n d e r W e r f . S t u d e n t S e n a t e President R o n a l d H o o k , H o l l a n d Mayor Nelson Bosman. and graduates Bruce Neckers a n d Preston M a r i n g , w h o were a c t i v e in b e g i n n i n g a s t u d e n t d r i v e f o r a new s t u d e n t c e n t e r in 1 9 6 4 .

RCA and Hope To Be Topie Of Churehmen A h i g h - l e v e l c o n f e r e n c e of Ref o r m e d C h u r c h l e a d e r s to d i s c u s s c h u r c h - c o l l e g e r e l a t i o n s will b e held on c a m p u s in D e c e m b e r , acc o r d i n g to P r e s i d e n t C a l v i n A. VanderWerf. " W e will b r i n g t o g e t h e r the l e a d ' .g s t a t e s m e n of t h e c h u r c h to c o n sider the f u n d a m e n t a l q u e s t i o n s of the r e l a t i o n s h i p of the C o l l e g e to the c h u r c h , " P r e s i d e n t V a n d e r Werf s a i d . T h e B o a r d of A d v i s o r s , a g r o u p e s t a b l i s h e d to s e r v e a s l i a i s o n s between the c h u r c h a n d the College, will b e selected at the c o n f e r e n c e a n d t h e i r f u n c t i o n s will b e d e l i n e a t e d , the P r e s i d e n t s a i d .

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T h e new DeWitt C e n t e r is the s e c o n d b u i l d i n g in H o p e ' s Centennial Decade Master Plan. D y k s t r a H a l l w a s the first. T h e new center will i n c l u d e a theater, an art gallery, classrooms. bowling alleys, g a m e r o o m s a n d several lounges.

s t r u c t u r e a n d p r o c e d u r e f o r the year. B o a r d C h a i r m a n H u g h DePree of Zeeland w a s re-elected to a n o t h e r o n e - y e a r t e r m in office. K e n n e t h P. E. De G r o o t of Newport Beach, Cal., w a s c h o s e n as the T r u s t e e s ' V i c e - C h a i r m a n . Will a r d C. Wichers of H o l l a n d w a s elected s e c r e t a r y . C l a r e n c e J. H a n d l o g t e n was c h o s e n t o s e r v e a s t r e a s u r e r to the B o a r d . T H E T R U S T E E S established f i v e p e r m a n e n t c o m m i t t e e s to rec o m m e n d a c t i o n to the B o a r d : the A c a d e m i c a n d S t u d e n t Life Committee, Business and Finances C o m m i t t e e , C h u r c h R e l a t i o n s C o m m i t t e e , P l a n n i n g a n d Development Committee and Spiritual Life C o m m i t t e e . An E x e c u t i v e C o m m i t t e e of nine w a s e s t a b l i s h e d , i n c l u d i n g President V a n d e r W e r f , the o f f i c e r s of the B o a r d a n d the c o m m i t t e e ch a i r m e n . THE B O A R D D E C I D E D to hold m e e t i n g s t h r e e t i m e s e a c h year, an i n c r e a s e of o n e o v e r f o r m e r p r o c e d u r e . A w i n t e r meeting in F e b r u a r y w a s a d d e d to the u s u a l s p r i n g a n d fall g a t h e r i n g s . President VanderWerf said. T h e E x e c u t i v e C o m m i t t e e will meet e i g h t times this y e a r .

J a n D / . u r i n a , s e c r e t a r y of A.W.S. C o u n c i l , r e p o r t e d t h a t at t h a t meeti n g it w a s r e c o g n i z e d t h e r e e x i s t s a n o t h e r d o u b l e s t a n d a r d in the s m o k i n g policy between m e n a n d w o m e n s t u d e n t s . Men a r e permitted to s m o k e in d o r m s , b u t acc o r d i n g to a n A.W.S. r u l i n g ,

s m o k i n g is not p e r m i t t e d in the i n d i v i d u a l r o o m s of w o m e n ' s dorms. A N A D V I S O R Y c o m m i t t e e of f o u r A.W.S. m e m b e r s h e a d e d b y C a n d y C h a p m a n w a s set u p to s t u d y the issue f u r t h e r a n d invest i g a t e w h e r e the a u t h o r i t y lies. If A.W.S. d o e s h a v e j u r i s d i c t i o n in the m a t t e r , s h e s t a t e d , t h e y m a y v e r y well d e c i d e to a l l o w the ind i v i d u a l h o u s e b o a r d s to determine their own s m o k i n g policy. D e b b i e Delp, p r e s i d e n t of A.W.S. C o u n c i l , n o t e d t h a t s m o k i n g is p e r m i s s i b l e f o r the h i s t o r y a n d g e o l o g y i n s t r u c t o r s o n the first f l o o r of V o o r h e e s , a d o r m in which w o m e n residents are not p e r m i t t e d to s m o k e . T h e s a m e s i t u a t i o n exists in P h e l p s . B E C A U S E A C C U R A T E student o p i n i o n of the i s s u e is unk n o w n . it w a s s u g g e s t e d t h a t a n a l l - c a m p u s poll be t a k e n , s a i d Miss Delp. In G i l m o r e H a l l a poll w a s t a k e n this week r e s e a r c h i n g w o m e n ' s o p i n i o n s of a l l o w i n g s m o k ing in the d o r m l o u n g e a n d in i n d i v i d u a l r o o m s . G i l m o r e resid e n t s were in f a v o r of s m o k i n g b e i n g p e r m i t t e d in the l o u n g e b y a three-to-one ratio, but opposed s m o k i n g in i n d i v i d u a l r o o m s b y an a p p r o x i m a t e two-to-one ratio.

Nixon Tries To Swing Michigan at G.R. Rally R i c h a r d N i x o n tried to s w i n g M i c h i g a n , w h i c h he a d m i t t e d w a s on the " r i i z o r ' s e d g e " p o l i t i c a l l y , i n t o t h e R e p u b l i c a n c o l u m n a s he s p o k e at a p a r t y r a l l y in the G r a n d R a p i d s Civic A u d i t o r i u m Wednesd a y night. A L S O S P E A K I N G at the r a l l y were M i c h i g a n G o v e r n o r G e o r g e R o m n e y a n d H o u s e of R e p r e s e n t atives minority leader Gerald Ford. Mr. N i x o n b e g a n b y a s s e r t i n g t h a t his o p p o n e n t , H u b e r t H u m p h r e y , " i s identified with, h a s def e n d e d a n d will c a r r y on the policies of s t a t i s m a n d w e l f a r i s m t h a t h a v e d o m i n a t e d the last f o u r years." " T h e Democratic party has had its c h a n c e — a c h a n c e in which it h a s b e e n a i d e d b y a m a j o r i t y in C o n g r e s s a n d the s u p p o r t of the loyal o p p o s i t i o n , " Mr. N i x o n s a i d . " A n d w h a t d o we see? T h e l a r g e s t c r i m e w a v e , the l o n g e s t w a r a n d the m o s t r a m p a n t inflation in A m e r i c a n h i s t o r y . T h e

p a r t y responsible for them should be retired f r o m p u b l i c o f f i c e . " " W E C A N ' T G O i n t o the 7 0 ' s with the s a m e l e a d e r s h i p t h a t h a s stumbled, fumbled and bumbled t h r o u g h the 6 0 ' s , " he s a i d . Mr. N i x o n c l a i m e d t h a t A m e r i c a n s a r e o v e r w h e l m i n g l y in f a v o r of c h a n g i n g the p r e s e n t c o n d i t i o n s in the c o u n t r y . " B u t if t h o s e w h o w a n t a c h a n g e split t h e i r v o t e s out of protest, we will e n d u p with f o u r m o r e y e a r s of t h e s a m e t r o u bles. We m u s t r e a l i z e t h a t o n e of the c a n d i d a t e s of the t w o m a j o r p a r t i e s will be t h e next P r e s i d e n t of the U n i t e d S l a t e s . " Hecklers cheering " N i x o n g o h o m e " and " G e n e , Gene, Gene" i n t e r r u p t e d the s p e e c h at a n u m b e r of p o i n t s , b u t w e r e s h o u t e d d o w n b y c h a n t s of " W e w a n t Nixon". The candidate said, " T h e difference between a N i x o n r a l l y a n d a H u m p h r e y r a l l y Is t h a t the s u p p o r t e r s a l w a y s d r o w n out t h e h e c k l e r s at a N i x o n rally."

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Theater Presents " U n d e r the G a s l i g h t , " the first m a j o r p r o d u c t i o n of the Little T h e a t e r this y e a r , will b e p r e s e n t e d t o n i g h t , t o m o r r o w a n d Wednesd a y t h r o u g h S a t u r d a y of next week at 8 p . m . in the Little T h e a t e r on the f o u r t h f l o o r of t h e Science building. THE WEDNESDAY and T h u r s d a y p e r f o r m a n c e s will b e f o r the benefit of the H a r r i n g t o n M e m o r i a l Art F u n d , c r e a t e d to h o n o r Stanley H a r r i n g t o n , assist a n t p r o f e s s o r of a r t , w h o died last F r i d a y . T h e d o n a t i o n on b o t h n i g h t s will be t h r e e d o l l a r s . T h e p l a y is a n i n e t e e n t h c e n t u r y American m e l o d r a m a , complete with v i l l a i n s a n d h e r o e s , w h i c h " s e t s the style for t h e m e l o d r a m a in A m e r i c a , " a c c o r d i n g to t h e a t e r department chairman George R a l p h . It is o n e of t h e first p l a y s to p r e s e n t t h e s c e n e of a v i l l a i n t y i n g a v i c t i m to t h e r a i l r o a d t r a c k s a n d the n o w - t r a d i t i o n a l resc u e in the nick of time. T h e p l a y , written b y A u g u s t i n D a l e y , w a s first p r e s e n t e d in N e w Y o r k City in 1 8 6 7 . It received r a v e reviews and w a s a n immediate box-office success. Directed by D o n a l d F i n n , the p l a y w i l l b e s t a g e d in the n i n e t e e n t h c e n t u r y style. THE

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L a s t week, the a n c h o r e n d o r s e d t h e P r e s i d e n t i a l c a n d i d a c y of Richard Nixon. The reasoning behind the choice w a s c o m p l e x , accordi n g to the e d i t o r i a l . C o m p l e x it m a y h a v e b e e n , b u t r a t i o n a l it w a s not. T h e p o i n t s listed a s a d m i t t e d l y w o r k i n g a g a i n s t Mr. N i x o n i n c l u d e d m o s t of the m a j o r critical i s s u e s of o u r time. T h e a r g u m e n t s put f o r t h a g a i n s t h i m in t h e o p e n i n g p a r a g r a p h s w e r e far more persuasive than those l a t e r p r e s e n t e d in his f a v o r . T H E E D I T O R I A L WAS t o o q u i c k to e x c u s e Mr. N i x o n ' s mist a k e s , to i g n o r e the s i n s of the " O l d N i x o n " a n d t r u s t the g o o d i n t e n t i o n s of the " N e w , " a n d t o o s l o w to g r a n t the s a m e a b s o l u t i o n to Mr. H u m p h r e y . E v e r y o n e of t h e a r g u m e n t s a g a i n s t t h e Vice P r e s i d e n t c e n t e r e d u p o n his ident i f i c a t i o n with the p r e s e n t D e m o cratic a d m i n i s t r a t i o n ; a n d , the chief a r g u m e n t f o r Mr. N i x o n s e e m e d to be t h a t " . . .the Democratic Party deserves repudiation at t h e polls. N e w m e n a n d newapproaches are d e m a n d e d . " T h i s p o s i t i o n is t o t a l l y u n f a i r t o Mr. H u m p h r e y . T h e V i c e P r e s i d e n t c a n n o m o r e be b l a m e d f o r the m i s t a k e s of t h e J o h n s o n a d m i n i s t r a t i o n t h a n can Mr. Nixo n b e e x p e c t e d to b e a r the res p o n s i b i l i t y f o r the l e t h a r g y of the E i s e n h o w e r y e a r s . T h e President h a s a g r e a t m a n y aides a n d a d v i s o r s — b u t , in the e n d , t h e y are just that a n d n o t h i n g m o r e . It is t h e P r e s i d e n t a l o n e w h o m a k e s

the f i n a l d e c i s i o n s a n d u p o n w h o m m u s t f a l l the b l a m e w h e n t h o s e decisions are wrong. IT W A S A R G U E D a g a i n s t Mr. H u m p h r e y t h a t he, if e l e c t e d , " . . . w o u l d be w o r k i n g with m a n y of the s a m e p e r s o n n e l with w h i c h Mr. J o h n s o n h a s w o r k e d a n d ' f a i l e d . " As a r a t i o n a l e for v o t i n g a g a i n s t h i m this is i l l - f o u n d e d o n two counts. F i r s t , d i f f e r e n t e x e c u t i v e s with different a p p r o a c h e s c a n a c h i e v e v e r y different r e s u l t s f r o m t h e i d e n t i c a l staff. T h e p e r f o r m a n c e of m e n in s u b o r d i n a t e p o s i t i o n s is v e r y m u c h d e t e r m i n e d b y w h a t is d e m a n d e d of t h e m b y their superiors. S e c o n d l y , t h a t Mr. H u m p h r e y is not g o i n g to let a n y g r a s s g r o w u n d e r his feet in a s s e r t i n g t h a t he, a n d not Mr. J o h n s o n , is n o w r u n n i n g the D e m o c r a t i c P a r t y — a n d , if a n d w h e n he is elected, the g o v e r n m e n t , t o o — i s e v i d e n t f r o m the r a p i d o u s t e r of D e m o c r a t i c P a r t y C h a i r m a n J o h n Bailey v O N T H E S U B J E C T of the Vie t n a m W a r , Mr. N i x o n is a c t u a l l y f a r c l o s e r to t h e J o h n s o n p o s i t i o n t h a n is Mr. H u m p h r e y . T h e Vice" P r e s i d e n t h a s c a u s e d Mr. J o h n s o n n o t a little u n h a p p i n e s s with his s t a t e m e n t s o n the w a r . A n d the P r e s i d e n t left the r u n n i n g of the White H o u s e r a c e t o Mr. H u m phrey precisely because he r e a l i z e d he c o u l d n o t r u n on his own record. T h e a r e a of p o l i c y in w h i c h the e d i t o r i a l h a s m o s t f l a g r a n t l y ig-

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treasurer, s t a n d s b e s i d e the " l a r g e s t " check ever g i v e n to the College. T h e check, which w a s actually n e g o t i a b l e , w a s the f r a t e r n i t y ' s w a y to call f o r a m o r e m e a n i n g f u l use of the $ 1 5 0 each Greek society s p e n d s to build a f l o a t each H o m e c o m i n g .

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B y Don L u i d e n s a n c h o r Reporter In S e p t e m b e r 1 9 6 5 , 5 5 6 f r e s h m e n e n r o l l e d at H o p e College. The C l a s s of 1 9 6 9 n o w h a " 3 1 9 m e m b e r s , i n c l u d i n g t r a n s f e r stud e n t s a n d t h o s e w h o a r e to g r a d u a t e in J a n u a r y . W h a t h a s h a p p e n e d to t h e o t h e r m e m b e r s of the C l a s s of 1 9 6 9 ? DEAN FOR A c a d e m i c Aff a i r s , Dr. M o r r e t t e R i d e r , p o i n t e d o u t t h a t t h e p e r c e n t a g e of s t u d e n t s t h a t d r o p o u t of H o p e C o l l e g e is o n e of t h e lowest in the n a t i o n . Another a d m i n i s t r a t o r asserted t h a t the n a t i o n a l a v e r a g e f o r coll e g e s t u d e n t s d r o p p i n g out of college is n e a r 5 0 per cent. Dr. R i d e r s a y s t h a t a n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s f r o m the H o l l a n d a r e a h a v e left H o p e . T h e s e s t u d e n t s felt t h e need t o b r o a d e n their h o r i z o n s

Poll Sci Club Plans Debate T h e Political Science C l u b will s p o n s o r a P r e s i d e n t i a l Election S y m p o s i u m W e d n e s d a y at 7 : 3 0 p . m . in W i n a n t s A u d i t o r i u m . J a y Wabeke, Democratic cand i d a t e f o r t h e C o n g r e s s f r o m the n i n t h d i s t r i c t of M i c h i g a n , w h i c h i n c l u d e s H o l l a n d , will r e p r e s e n t the v i e w p o i n t of Vice P r e s i d e n t Hubert Humphrey. T h e l o c a l o r g a n i z a t i o n s of t h e c a m p a i g n s of R i c h a r d N i x o n a n d G e o r g e W a l l a c e h a v e p r o m i s e d to send representatives. The three p a r t i c i p a n t s will e a c h m a k e a n introductory statement. T h e floor will t h e n be o p e n e d to d i s c u s s i o n a n d q u e s t i o n s f r o m the a u d i e n c e .

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a n d t h e r e f o r e t r a n s f e r r e d . O n e senior, in c o m m e n t i n g on H o l l a n d a n d vicinity, s a y s that H o l l a n d " h a s n ' t got e n o u g h t h i n g s t o d o . " O T H E R S T U D E N T S s t r e s s the l a c k of p l a n n e d s o c i a l activities, n o t o n l y in the city, b u t o n c a m p u s a s well. O n e d i s c o n t e n t e d senior c o m p l a i n e d , " I h a v e n ' t g o t a c a r , a n d w h a t ' s t h e r e to d o within walking distance?" Dean Rider is s u p p o r t e d b y m a n y s e n i o r s in the o p i n i o n t h a t a n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s h a v e been u n a b l e to m a k e the a c a d e m i c g r a d e at H o p e . One s t u d e n t s a i d t h a t t h e r e a r e e v e n a c o u p l e of state c o l l e g e s w h i c h b o a s t " H o p e C l u b s " c o m p r i s e d of e x - H o p i t e s . M A L E M E M B E R S of t h e c l a s s of 1 9 6 9 , t h e m s e l v e s v e r y a w a r e of the u n c e r t a i n l y of their f u t u r e , e m p h a s i z e d t h a t a n u m b e r of their classmates h a v e a l r e a d y joined the m i l i t a r y . A s e n i o r c o e d , w h o is a n RA in

D y k s t r a , n o t e d t h a t a n u m b e r of w o m e n h a v e left H o p e b e c a u s e " t h e y didn't k n o w w h a t they were d o i n g at c o l l e g e in the first place. Once they find a n e n j o y a b l e summ e r j o b , they q u i t c o l l e g e a n d c o n t i n u e to w o r k . " T H E P R O B L E M OF w h a t t h e y a r e to d o a f t e r g r a d u a t i o n is a p e r p l e x i n g o n e to s o m e c o e d s . T h e r e f o r e , if t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to get m a r r i e d a r i s e s d u r i n g college, m a n y w o m e n a r e w i l l i n g to disc o n t i n u e their e d u c a t i o n . T h e rise in t h e cost of e d u c a t i o n , the r e a l i z a t i o n t h a t H o p e just " i s n ' t right for m e " a n d the desire for specialization (such as is o f f e r e d b y the 3-2 e n g i n e e r i n g p r o g r a m ) are other r e a s o n s for t h e s t u d e n t m o r t a l i t y r a t e at H o p e College. A L T H O U G H T H E reasons are m a n y and v a r i e d for students d r o p p i n g o u t of H o p e C o l l e g e , it is s i g n i f i c a n t t h a t H o p e ' s a v e r a g e is b e l o w t h a t of the n a t i o n .

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Stanley J. Harrington Dies of Tumor at 32 Stanley H a r r i n g t o n , assistant professor of art, died last F r i d a y of a brain tumor. He w a s 3 2 . F u n e r a l s e r v i c e s w e r e held M o n d a y a f t e r n o o n in D i m n e n t M e m o r i a l C h a p e l . 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 . Rev. William H i l l e g o n d s , c o l l e g e c h a p l a i n a n d Dr. D o n a l d B r u g g i n 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 i c a l t h e o l o g y at Western T h e o l o g i c a l S e m i n a r y , officiated. B o r n in H o l l a n d , Mr. H a r r i n g ton was g r a d u a t e d f r o m H o p e College in 1 9 5 8 a n d received his M . F . A . f r o m the State U n i v e r s i t y of I o w a in 1 9 6 1 . After s e r v i n g a s c h a i r m a n of the art d e p a r t m e n t at L a k e F o r est H i g h S c h o o l , L a k e F o r e s t , 111., he j o i n e d the H o p e f a c u l t y in F e b r u a r y 1 9 6 4 . He is s u r v i v e d b y his wife, .lane, his p a r e n t s , a d a u g h t e r , A n n e and a brother, H o w a r d .

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Harrington Art Fund Founded T h e initial w o r k s in the collection will be d o n a t e d b y c l o s e f r i e n d s of Mr. H a r r i n g t o n , a c c o r d ing to a r t d e p a r t m e n t c h a i r m a n Delbert Michel. T h e s e 12 or 15 w o r k s will be d i s p l a y e d in a m e m o r i a l e x h i b i t i o n in V a n Z o e r en L i b r a r y d u r i n g the m o n t h of November. A L S O I N C L U D E D in the exh i b i t i o n will be s o m e of Mr. H a r r i n g t o n ' s m o s t recent p a i n t i n g s , s o m e of which a r e u n f i n i s h e d .

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T h e M e m o r i a l Collection will be e n l a r g e d t h r o u g h the p u r c h a s e of original w o r k s w i t h f u n d s f r o m t h e n e w l y - e s t a b l i s h e d H a r r i n g t o n Mem o r i a l Art F u n d . C o n t r i b u t i o n s f o r the f u n d h a v e a l r e a d y b e g u n to c o m e in, s a i d Mr. Michel. TWO S P E C I A L benefit p e r f o r m a n c e s of the Little T h e a t e r prod u c t i o n of " U n d e r the G a s l i g h t " will be g i v e n next W e d n e s d a y a n d Thursday, the p r o c e e d s f r o m w h i c h will g o to the f u n d . T h e d o n a t i o n is t h r e e d o l l a r s . In a d d i t i o n , p o s t e r s f o r the p l a y will g o o n sale, a l s o f o r a t h r e e d o l l a r d o n a t i o n , f o r the benefit of the fund.

T h e w o r k s in the collection will be the p r o p e r t y of H o p e College a n d f r e q u e n t l y will be e x h i b i t e d with the C o l l e g e ' s p e r m a n e n t collection. T h e y will, h o w e v e r , constitute a distinct g r o u p of w o r k s . A p l a q u e of e a c h w o r k will identify it a s p a r t of the M e m o r i a l Collection. O c c a s i o n a l l y the M e m o r ial Collection m i g h t be d i s p l a y e d separate f r o m o t h e r Collegeo w n e d w o r k s , s a i d Mr. Michel. " W e t h o u g h t t h a t this w o u l d be the m o s t fitting w a y to h o n o r Mr. H a r r i n g t o n , " Mr. Michel s a i d . " H e was always interested in b u i l d i n g a p e r m a n e n t collection to be u s e d a s a t e a c h i n g t o o l . "

A g e n e r a l e x h i b i t i o n of w o r k s b y H o p e C o l l e g e art f a c u l t y m e m b e r s w a s o r i g i n a l l y s c h e d u l e d f o r the N o v e m b e r a r t s h o w in t h e l i b r a r y . f

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t h a t g i v i n g to b e o p e n to his w o r k ing t h r o u g h u s to o n e a n o t h e r It is i m p e r a t i v e , then, that the Christian be a dialogical person t h r o u g h w h o m the w o r d that g i v e s life is s p o k e n . " TO T H E A C T I V I S T w h o chall e n g e s this c o n c e r n f o r v e r b i a g e m a y I s a y t h a t t h r o u g h o u t the New Testament, word and deed walk h a n d - i n - h a n d . J e s u s Christ seldom " a c t e d " without speaking a w o r d which g a v e life. Much is lost in h u m a n relat i o n s h i p s w h e n d i a l o g u e is a b sent o r b r o k e n . A l o s s of trust between o n e a n o t h e r a n d a c t u a l l o s s of G o d a r e m a j o r p o r t i o n s of this loss. " G o d a l w a y s s e e m s to b e d e a d w h e n we s u b s t i t u t e o u r t h o u g h t s a b o u t H i m f o r living in r e s p o n s e to H i m . " L A C K OF D I A L O G U E is u s u a l r a t h e r t h a n u n u s u a l . It is the result of o u r h u m a n n e s s . We inevit a b l y e x p r e s s a need t o a f f i r m o u r selves a n d to sacrifice o t h e r s in a n effort to i n s u r e t h a t a f f i r m a t i o n . W h e r e c a n we g o f r o m here? T h e N e w T e s t a m e n t a p p e a l s to the p o w e r of C h r i s t which m a k e s the deaf h e a r a n d the d u m b s p e a k . My o w n v e r y d e a f a n d d u m b state h a s often b e e n a l l e v i a t e d t h r o u g h the p o w e r i n h e r e n t in the l o v e of the l i v i n g C h r i s t . THIS POWER GIVES the c o u r a g e to initiate d i a l o g u e . It g i v e s m e a n i n g to the u n d e r l y i n g p r i n c i p l e of d i a l o g u e : " H e w h o

loses his life f o r m y s a k e will find it." ( M a t t h e w 1 0 : 3 9 b , R . S . V . ) T h e e x p e r i e n c e of d i a l o g u e then creates more c o u r a g e f o r c h a l l e n g i n g the b a r r i e r s to c o m m u n i c a t i o n and relationship. T h e f r u i t s of m y d i a l o g i c a l experience a r e well a r t i c u l a t e d b y Mr. H o w e : " . . . d i a l o g u e b r i n g s u s face t o f a c e with t r u t h in a r e l a t i o n s h i p of love. As e a c h person s p e a k s a n d r e s p o n d s honestly to the o t h e r , each m o v e s t o w a r d the o t h e r a n d includes h i m . T h i s k i n d of m e e t i n g between m a n a n d m a n c a n n o t occur w i t h o u t a n implicit m e e t i n g between m a n a n d God." MY P R O B L E M IS t o o o f t e n a f o r g e t t i n g of the f r u i t a n d a shying a w a y f r o m the p a i n of vuln e r a b i l i t y . I just d o n o t w a n t to be d i s t u r b e d ! Yet, m y h o p e f o r life is b o u n d u p in h o n e s t c o n f r o n t a t i o n a n d relationship. Apart from responsive d i a l o g u e this e s s a y , to s a y the least, is s o m e w h a t less l h a n m i r a c u l o u s . I c o n t e n d t h a t it is lifeless. M a y s o m e o n e h a v e the c o u r a g e to s a y to me: W h a t the heck a r e y o u t a l k i n ' a b o u t ? IF I F I N D the c o u r a g e t o respond openly and honestly, a m e e t i n g of p e r s o n s will h a v e beg u n . At .this p o i n t the G o d - m a n relationship becomes a reality for me and I have again discovered m i r a c u l o u s life t h r o u g h the p o w e r of J e s u s Christ.

GOLD M E T A L — A u s t r i a n Consul General N o r m a n H. Birnkrant presents Austria's highest a w a r d for a non-citizen to Dr. Paul G. Fried a s President C a l v i n A. VanderWerf l o o k s on.

Fried Awarded Medal By Austrian Republic Dr. Paul G. F r i e d w a s p r e s e n t e d the " G o l d e n e E h r e n z e i c h e n fuer Verdienste um die Republik Oesterreich" (Gold Medal ofMerit f o r service to the Republic of Aust r i a ) at the m e e t i n g of the S e c o n d C e n t u r y C l u b held last F r i d a y on the c a m p u s . T h e a w a r d , the h i g h e s t a w a r d presented to a non-citizen b y the A u s t r i a n g o v e r n m e n t , w a s presented by Austrian Consul G e n e r a l N o r m a n H. B i r n k r a n t of the Detroit law f i r m B i r n k r a n t , Birnkrant and Birnkrant. Dr. F r i e d , c h a i r m a n of the hist o r y d e p a r t m e n t a n d Director of International Education, has

s e r v e d H o p e C o l l e g e a n d its stud e n t s a s well as A u s t r i a f o r m o r e than a decade. As a n e x t e n s i o n of the Intern a t i o n a l E d u c a t i o n , Dr. F r i e d began the H o p e College V i e n n a S u m m e r S c h o o l P r o g r a m in 1 9 5 6 . More than 600 students h a v e s t u d i e d in the A u s t r i a n c a p i t a l since t h a t first s e s s i o n . T h e s e include 3 6 6 s t u d e n t s f r o m H o p e and 2 7 5 s t u d e n t s f r o m 137 o t h e r colleges a n d u n i v e r s i t i e s . T h i s p a s t summer, 4 0 students f r o m Hope a n d 16 o t h e r colleges s t u d i e d in Vienna after study tours through G e r m a n y , Italy a n d the Soviet Union.

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In the b e g i n n i n g m a y I f i r m l y l a y c l a i m to the r e a l i t y of m i r a c l e a n d to the p o s s i b i l i t y of l i v i n g a m i r a c u l o u s life: W h o ? A n y o n e ! W h e n ? N o w ! W h e r e ? Our w o r l d ! 1 see m i r a c l e a s the i n t e r v e n t i o n b y G o d into the h u m a n p r e d i c a ment. AT T H E O U T S E T let m e s a y that m y recent h i s t o r y h a s , in p a r t , been a series of m i r a c l e s . G o d h a s e s s e n t i a l l y " s t u c k his n o s e " into m y life a n d in d o i n g t h a t h a s g i v e n me a whiff of w h a t life m e a n s . It h a s b e c o m e a p p a r e n t to m e t h a t life is f o u n d in h o n e s t r e l a t i o n s h i p with o t h e r p e o p l e . T h i s r e l a t i o n s h i p d o e s n o t s p r i n g u p in a v a c u o u s l i m b o , b u t r a t h e r a s I eng a g e in d i a l o g u e w i t h a n o t h e r pers o n . H e r e is f o u n d the k e y to m i r acle, indeed the key to m i r a c u l o u s life. I N H I S B O O K , " T h e M i r a c l e of D i a l o g u e , " Reuel L. H o w e c l a i m s that the final p u r p o s e of this t h i n g called d i a l o g u e is " t o b r i n g pers o n s into b e i n g . M a n b e c o m e s m a n in p e r s o n a l e n c o u n t e r , b u t personal encounter requires add r e s s a n d r e s p o n s e between person a n d p e r s o n . " T h i s e n c o u n t e r e n t a i l s the ability to r e v e a l oneself a n d to accept the r e v e l a t i o n of a n o t h e r p e r s o n . O p e n n e s s of this sort i n v o l v e s f r i g h t e n i n g r i s k s of v u l n e r a b i l i t y . I a m left " o p e n " to a t t a c k , yet I cannot achieve g e n u i n e c o m m u n i c a t i o n w i t h o u t a d e g r e e of this openness. I N T H E M I D S T of o p e n n e s s d i a l o g u e is p o s s i b l e . D i a l o g u e r e q u i r e s yet a d d i t i o n a l discipline. T h e r e exists the need f o r a control of self-centeredness, a necessity to p l a y o n l y o n e ' s o w n p a r t a n d let o t h e r s r e s p o n d a n d initiate at will, a n d f i n a l l y , it is i m p e r a t i v e that o n e wait f o r the r e s p o n s e a n d then meet it as honestly as possible. A p e r s o n i n v o l v e d in d i a l o g u e is a related p e r s o n . In Mr. H o w e ' s w o r d s : " I t is in d i a l o g u e t h a t acc e p t a n c e is g i v e n a n d received. T h e w o r d s p o k e n in d i a l o g u e is a n act of f a i t h d o n e in spite of the d o u b t t h a t it will d o a n y g o o d . . . F a i t h f u l n e s s , t h e r e f o r e , to the call of G o d is to b e m e a s u r e d n o t in t e r m s of p r o p o s i t i o n s of belief, b u t in t e r m s of w i l l i n g n e s s to g i v e o u r s e l v e s to o n e a n o t h e r , a n d in

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T H E HELMET STAN PS FOIL LOiAlTY, THE PIGTAILS STAND FOR SUBSERVIENCE, THE MASK MEANS THAT WC PO NOT ^FT AS plcd^CS HAVE A TftUE lOENTfTV. THE JACKET A4CANS HPELITy TO 0 0 * BROTHER fHATCHN/r/, THE AQOALUNG- AHP THE BOOTS CTANP FOR THE C»URA*E TO tfO ANYWHERE ANP WALK THROl/^H ANYTHING FOR OUR SORORITYJ ANP THE WIN^S MEAN THAT WE THINK THE ACTIVES ARE THE MOST KINP ANP N«8L£ BEINGS ON THE FAC£ Of THE' EARTH. W H A T POES THE BRUISE ON YOUR NOSE /MEAN ?

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D e Witt C u l t u r a l C e n t e r w h i c h t o o k p l a c e l a s t S a t u r d a y is a s i g n i f i c a n t e v e n t in the h i s t o r y of H o p e ' C o l l e g e . T h e drive which b e g a n f o u r y e a r s a g o a s a d e m o n s t r a t i o n on President V a n d e r W e r f ' s l a w n is n o w n e a r a s u c c e s s f u l c o m p l e t i o n . T h e e r e c t i o n of the b u i l d i n g will a d d i m m e a s u r a b l y to t h e s o c i a l a n d c u l t u r a l

life of the C o l l e g e a n d c o m m u n i t y . Recreation area, classroom space and a theater will b e i n c l u d e d — i t e m s s o r e l y n e e d e d a t H o p e . U n d o u b t e d l y the social void n o w e x i s t i n g will d i s a p p e a r t o a g r e a t d e g r e e a n d e d u c a t i o n a l f a c i l i t i e s will b e i m p r o v e d w h e n t h e c e n t e r is c o m p l e t e d . For t h i s , m a n y p e o p l e a r e to b e t h a n k e d . T h e D e Witt b r o t h e r s , t h e Ref o r m e d C h u r c h in A m e r i c a , P r e s i d e n t C a l v i n A. V a n d e r W e r f a n d t h e e n t h u s i a s t i c H o p e s t u d e n t b o d y h a v e all c o n t r i b u t e d i m m e n s e l y t o t h e r e a l i z a t i o n of t h e d r e a m , a n d f o r t h e i r c o n t r i b u t i o n s we a r e g r a t e ful.

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the c o l l e g e c a m p u s . T h e s a m e d e t e r m i n a tion a n d dedication which h a s b r o u g h t t h e C e n t e r t h i s f a r m u s t be p r e s e r v e d if it is to m a k e t h e c o n t r i b u t i o n t o H o p e t h a t it s h o u l d a n d c a n . Let u s all m a k e u n c e a s i n g e f f o r t s t o see t h a t t h i s d e t e r m i n a t i o n is p r e s e r v e d .

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s y m p a t h y o v e r t h e d e a t h of S t a n l e y H a r rington. Mr. H a r r i n g t o n , a l t h o u g h only 3 2 , h a d m a d e n u m e r o u s c o n t r i b u t i o n s to t h e a r t d e p a r t m e n t in p a r t i c u l a r a n d to H o p e C o l l e g e in g e n e r a l . H i s d e a t h is a m o n u m e n t a l l o s s t o the C o l l e g e . We b e l i e v e t h a t the H a r r i n g t o n Memo r i a l A r t C o l l e c t i o n is a f i t t i n g w a y to h o n o r h i m . An e x t e n s i v e p e r m a n e n t collection w a s o n e of h i s d r e a m s . We h o p e that his m e m o r y m o t i v a t e s the a t t a i n m e n t of t h e g o a l he did n o t h a v e t i m e t o a t t a i n

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The First Adviser

On Vietnam Bombs

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P a r i s p e a c e t a l k s . A new p e a c e p r o p o s a l by President L y n d o n J o h n s o n created a flurry of a c t i v i t y in t h e m a j o r c a p i t a l s of E a s t a n d West. A c c o r d i n g to p u b l i s h e d r e p o r t s , the President offered to completely halt Ameri c a n b o m b i n g of N o r t h V i e t n a m in exc h a n g e f o r t h e c e s s a t i o n of C o m m u n i s t a t t a c k s o n S o u t h V i e t n a m e s e cities, t h e r e i n s t a t e m e n t of t h e 1 7 t h p a r a l l e l a s a non-military zone and t h e s e a t i n g o( S o u t h V i e t n a m at e x p a n d e d peace talks. W h e n t h e anchor w e n t t o p r e s s yest e r d a y , the H a n o i g o v e r n m e n t h a d not yet r e s p o n d e d to M r . J o h n s o n ' s o f f e r , b u t t h e r e w e r e u n m i s t a k a b l e s i g n s in the a i r t h a t a w e l c o m e t h a w in the m o n t h s - o l d d e a d l o c k w a s a t h a n d . L a s t week s a w f e w e r A m e r i c a n s killed in V i e t n a m t h a n a n y w e e k in m o r e t h a n a y e a r a s t h e Viet C o n g a n d the N o r t h V i e t n a m e s e reg u l a r s were a m a z i n g l y inactive.

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e v e r y student at H o p e College h a s h a d a f r i e n d killed o r w o u n d e d in V i e t n a m . Almost half of t h e s t u d e n t b o d y m a y h a v e to fight there o n e d a y .

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N Y M O V E T O W A R D the t e r m i n a t i o n of h o s t i l i t i e s in s o u t h e a s t A s i a is a m o v e in t h e r i g h t d i r e c t i o n , e s p e c i a l l y w h e n it i n v o l v e s the e n d i n g of t h e m a s s i v e b o m b i n g w h i c h h a s o n l y succ e e d e d in b e s m i r c h i n g A m e r i c a ' s r e p u t a t i o n , h a r d e n i n g N o r t h V i e t n a m ' s will t o r e s i s t a n d k i l l i n g t e n s - o f - t h o u s a n d s of h u -

m a n beings. T h e J o h n s o n p r o p o s a l is o n e l o g i c a l step t o w a r d a n end to the w a r . A n o t h e r might be an American d e m a n d to h a v e the S a i g o n g o v e r n m e n t and the V i e t C o n g represented at the Paris peace t a l k s . S u c h s t e p s m u s t b e t a k e n ; this w a r w a s o n e d a y t o o old t h e d a y it b e g a n .

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Dear Editor . . . Editor's Note: T h e f o l l o w i n g letter, written b y the chief of t h e H H H h a m l e t of L e ' L o i , w a s received b y Student Senate President R o n H o o k . It is reprinted here exactly a s received. Dear Rector, We, the people of Le-Loi hamlet, are v e r y h a p p y to e x p r e s s to y o u and all the H o p e ' s students o u r w a r m e s t g r e e t i n g s of progress and happiness. N E A R L Y T H R E E Y E A R S a g o , we were h o n o r e d to w e l c o m e the H o p e ' s dele g a t i o n . B e i n g p o o r refugees, we've been full of j o y a n d c o n s o l a t i o n b e c a u s e we all h a v e believed w h a t y o u ' d p r o m i s e d . F r o m that time, we've to wait for y o u r d o n a t i o n to build a s c h o o l or a k i n d e r g a r t e n which we'll n a m e H O P E in y o u r e v e r l a s t i n g remembrance. After s o l o n g time, we h e a r d n o t h i n g f r o m y o u , s o we a s k e d the parish-priest t o write to y o u , t h i n k i n g that, b e c a u s e of the s e r i o u s s i t u a t i o n in South V i e t - N a m , y o u ' v e d e l a y e d to s e n d u s y o u r m o n e y . Mr. Rex L. S e a r s o n , Director ofO.C.O. L o n g - k h a n h , h a s tried his best to h e l p us. H e h a d written to y o u a n d accepted the res p o n s i b i l i t y of t a k i n g m o n e y f r o m the b a n k a n d c o n t r o l l i n g the c o n s t r u c t i o n of the k i n d e r g a r t e n . More t h a n that, he h a s just delivered u s the material for construction. P E R H A P S , A S WE think, y o u m i g h t h a v e b e e n a n x i o u s a b o u t the u n s a f e situation of our h a m l e t d u r i n g the past d i s a s t r o u s attacks of VC. But, a s a matter of fact, we d a r e s a y , the security of our h a m let is n o w m u c h better. T h a t is the r e a s o n w h y s o m e help projects h a v e been g i v e n to us, s u c h as the m a r k e t w h i c h is g o i n g to be built by Sea-Bees g r o u p of U S N a v y , the h o s p i t a l , the i n f o r m a t i o n s t a t i o n etc. . But w h a t a s o r r y ! We a l w a y s seem to be

s h o r t of s o m e t h i n g , t h a t is the H o p e k i n d e r g a r t e n . We i m a g i n e a nice o n e with the w o r d " H o p e " w r i t t e n o n the g a t e , a p l a c e w h e r e h u n d r e d s of c h i l d r e n w o u l d b e carefully educated a n d merrily playing. . . H o w y o u a r e k i n d for so noble a deed. A n y w a y , o u r h a m l e t h a s been s a i d to be s p o n s o r e d b y H o p e College. So, we w i s h n o t h i n g but w h a t y o u ' d p r o m i s e d would be r e a l i z e d a s s o o n a s p o s s i b l e . IF Y O U K E E P o n s u p p o r t i n g o u r h a m l e t , when t h e k i n d e r g a r t e n is c o m p l e t e d , w e o u g h t t o invite y o u t o visit o u r h a m l e t a g a i n . We a r e c e r t a i n , t h i s time, you'll see y o u r s e l f t h e r e s u l t of y o u r w o r t h y a i d a s well a s m a n y o t h e r achievem e n t s w h i c h h a v e r e n e w e d the p e o p l e ' s life. P l e a s e , let u s k n o w s o o n b y r e t u r n y o u r decision a n d accept here o u r best w i s h e s to y o u . Truly yours, H a m l e t chief; V U - V A N - T H A N H Representatives: Do-dang-nghinh Tong-huu-Hoai Dang-van-But We, the u n d e r s i g n e d , wish to a d d r e s s o u r s e l v e s to the subject of the " t w o recent incidents on o u r c a m p u s which h a v e generated c o n c e r n a m o n g the H o p e C o l l e g e C o m m u n i t y " ( t o q u o t e f r o m the statement of the C a m p u s Life B o a r d p u b l i s h e d in l a s t week's a n c h o r ) , n a m e l y , the crossb u r n i n g a n d the s i g n h u n g f r o m G r a v e s Hall. F I R S T , W E A R E pleased to see that the B o a r d h a s t a k e n a s t a n d o n the issue. Still, we feel we must ask w h y it t o o k three w e e k s for such a statement to b e m a d e public. We feel that the g r a v i t y of (Continued on page 5 )

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In all the d i s c u s s i o n s on w h a t went w r o n g in V i e t n a m , n o o n e h a s a s k e d the c r u c i a l q u e s t i o n : " W h o w a s the f i r s t A m e r ican a d v i s e r t o S o u t h V i e t n a m , a n d w h a t k i n d of a d v i c e did he g i v e to get u s in s o much trouble?" T H R O U G H C A R E F U L research and e x t r a o r d i n a r y luck, I m a n a g e d to l o c a t e him the o t h e r d a y . His n a m e is K e e n a n R u t l e d g e a n d he n o w w o r k s f o r a n a u t o mobile c o m p a n y recalling faulty steering wheels. At first K e e n a n w a s r e l u c t a n t to d i s c u s s the r o l e he p l a y e d in V i e t n a m , b u t after p l y i n g h i m with d r i n k s he o p e n e d u p . " I w a s a p r i v a t e in the A r m y , " Keen a n s a i d , " s t a t i o n e d at F o r t B r a g g b a c k in 1 9 5 4 . I w a s o n K P o n e d a y a n d the s e r g e a n t c a m e in a n d s a i d , ' R u t l e d g e , h o w w o u l d y o u like t o get off K P ? ' I a s k e d w h a t I h a d to d o a n d he s a i d , ' T h e r e ' s s o m e p l a c e called V i e t n a m a n d t h e y need a n a d v i s e r f o r their a r m y . T h e c a p t a i n s a i d to t a k e s o m e o n e f r o m the K P l i s t . ' " ' B U T SARGE, what should I advise them?' " " ' H o w d o I k n o w ? I don't even know w h e r e V i e t n a m is.' " K e e n a n l o o k e d into his glass. " I figured a n y t h i n g w a s better t h a n KP, s o I p a c k e d m y duffel b a g a n d w a i t e d f o r a v a i l a b l e t r a n s p o r t . In t h o s e d a y s e v e r y t h i n g w a s b a s e d o n p r i o r i t y . It t o o k t h r e e m o n t h s b e f o r e a n y o n e w o u l d fly m e to V i e t n a m . Well, I g o t t h e r e a n d s h o w e d u p at the p a l a c e in S a i g o n . E v e r y o n e w a s w a i t i n g for m e f r o m the p r e m i e r o n d o w n a n d the first t h i n g t h e y a s k e d m e w a s , ' W h a t ' s y o u r advice?' " I s a i d , ' I d o n ' t l i k e t h e l o o k s of t h i n g s , ' a n d this i m p r e s s e d the hell out of t h e m . I then s a i d , ' T h e f i r s t t h i n g y o u o u g h t to d o is d e f e n d y o u r s e l v e s . ' " T H E Y L I K E D T H A T , but I could tell they w e r e still d i s t u r b e d a n d f i n a l l y o n e of the c a b i n e t o f f i c e r s s a i d , ' W e respect y o u r a d v i c e , b u t w h a t b o t h e r s u s is w h y the U n i t e d S t a t e s w o u l d s e n d u s a private 1 , to s o l v e o u r m i l i t a r y p r o b l e m s . ' "I t h o u g h t f a s t a n d s a i d . ' T h i s is j u s t a d i s g u i s e t o t h r o w off the C o m m u n i s t agents. I'm really a c o r p o r a l . '

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On The Wall

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The Ridiculous Game

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By D a v e Allen F i r s t t h i n g y o u d o is g a t h e r u p a g r o u p of y o u n g w h o a r e n e i t h e r s u r e of w h a t they a r e d o i n g n o r where they are headed, cuddle t h e m into a n i n s t i t u t i o n of h i g h e r l e a r n i n g , tell them w h y t h e y a r e h e r e a n d s u m m a r i l y p l o p t h e m on t h e h e a d with H o m e c o m i n g . BUT IF YOU are mature e n o u g h to p l a n y o u r time c o r r e c t ly y o u ' l l s u c c e s s f u l l y s n e a k in h o m e w o r k between h o u s e d e c o r a t i o n s a n d f l o a t b u i l d i n g . As f a r a s t h e A d m i n i s t r a t i o n ( m o r e specific a l l y the A l u m n i Office) is c o n c e r n e d , the s t u d e n t is a l s o supp o s e d to sleep, eat a n d s u m m o n u p the d a r k p o w e r s t o m a k e all things a p p e a r colorful for Beautiful S a t u r d a y . It m u s t b e kept in m i n d , h o w e v e r , t h a t the r e a s o n f o r all the c h i c a n e r y is t h a t a n o c c a s i o n a l n o b l e a n d c o m p e t e n t a l u m n u s will d r o p a c o i n or t w o i n t o o u r waiti n g cups. W h a t w o u l d b e m o r e n a t u r a l , since at o n e m o m e n t Gilm o r e H a l l l o o k s like a g i r l s ' resid e n c e a n d at the next a d e c o r a t i o n disaster area? W H A T IS M O S T h e a r t e n i n g , h o w e v e r , is the g e n e r a l c o n s p i r a c y of the f a c u l t y w h o c a r e l e s s l y c o o r d i n a t e tests to d r o p d u r i n g the p r i m e of H o m e c o m i n g w o r k . Let it not b e said t h a t this is inconsideration; rather let it be called conscious s a d i s m . Of c o u r s e you a r e n o t s u p p o s e d to join a sorority or a fraternity. If y o u d o , it's y o u r o w n f a u l t , and being that y o u a r e exist e n t i a l l y b o u n d , y o u get n a i l e d to the wall b y the g r e a t e r p o w e r s . S o if y o u live in a d o r m i t o r y y o u ' v e g o t to h e l p with h o u s e decs a n d if instead y o u realize w h y y o u ' r e here and study, y o u ' r e impotent, a social f l u n k i e a n d g e n e r a l l y ostracized. B U T A F T E R A L L the w o r k , the f l o a t s f l o a t d o w n E i g h t h Street f o r five m i n u t e s a n d in e v e r y par a d e - w a t c h e r ' s m i n d is e n g r a v e d a distinct i m p r e s s i o n of e a c h b e a u t i f u l , if not u n s u c c e s s f u l , att e m p t , all i n v o l v e d c a n sit b a c k

a n d s a y t h a t it w a s well w o r t h the blood and tears. S o the h o u s e d e c s a n d other f l o t s a m left o n the c a m p u s d o n ' t h a v e t o be w o r k s of a r t , b u t somew h e r e we were told t h a t if we a r e to d o a j o b at all, we a r e to d o it r i g h t o r t h e r e ' s n o point in d o i n g it. T h e r e f o r e it e n d s up,, a s m o s t t h i n g s d o , in the h a n d s of a few r e s p o n s i b l e p e o p l e w h o get their h a n d s c h o p p e d off f o r f a i l u r e , a n d o b s c u r i t y f o r success. B U T IT IS a s the a l u m n i w a n d e r b a c k to c a m p u s , y a w n , n o d a n d realize H o m e c o m i n g wouldn't b e the s a m e w i t h o u t the flapt e d o o d l e of j u n k i n d i s c r i m i n a t e l y s p r a w l e d a r o u n d . L i k e l y they rem e m b e r the h o u r s t h e y wasted a n d regret it t o o m u c h to d e n y a n o t h e r the p r i v i l e g e of continuation. W o r s e even a r e the f o l i a t i o n tactics which c l a n d e s t i n e l y p o p u p a r o u n d c a m p u s . One minute y o u ' r e on y o u r w a y t o f o u r t h h o u r merrily bouncing through the p i n e y - l o o k i n g pine g r o v e a n d a wee bit later o n the w a y b a c k the place l o o k s like the j u n g l e s of V i e t n a m c o m p l e t e with forests, r o c k s a n d r i v e r s . With f a i t h a m a n c a n m o v e m o u n t a i n s s o why s h o u l d n ' t a few trees c o m e to life h e r e a n d t h e r e ? T h i n k of the surprise next week w h e n the stuff is either d e a d o r g o n e . T H E N T H E R E WAS a special event this y e a r , the s y m b o l i c init i a t i o n of the S C S C b u i l d i n g . A m e a n i n g f u l h o l e w a s d u g in a f a r c o r n e r of K o l l e n field S a t u r d a y and a t h o u s a n d people nodded a p p r o v a l . S u n d a y it w a s symb o l i c a l l y filled in b y a few a n g r y football players k i c k i n g dirt a r o u n d . So m u c h f o r the S C S C project; it w a s a g o o d idea a n d since i d e a s l a s t l o n g e r t h a n physical o b j e c t s it m a y r e m a i n worthwhile in a b s t r a c t i o n . Best of all is the w e l c o m e to God-fearing omnipotent alumni. T o quell a n y a n g r y feelings o n their p a r t they were a s s u r e d that

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More Letters (Continued f r o m page 4) the issue s h o u l d h a v e w a r r a n t e d a more immediate statement—and o n e f r o m the A d m i n i s t r a t i o n itself. S e c o n d l y , we feel t h a t t h e r e is a certain peculiarly paradoxical s e n s e of j u s t i c e a n d m o r a l i t y inv o l v e d . In a n i n s t i t u t i o n w h e r e p a n t y r a i d s c a n result in criminal prosecution, we w o n d e r w h y t h e r e is n o p u n i s h m e n t f o r act i o n s s u c h a s t h o s e u n d e r disc u s s i o n . O r if t h e r e is, w h y h a s it not been m a d e official a n d p u b lic a s in t h e o t h e r c a s e s ? We feel t h a t the A d m i n i s t r a t i o n s h o u l d m a k e it c l e a r t h a t s u c h b e h a v i o r will not b e t o l e r a t e d . A n d the student b o d y s h o u l d s u p p o r t t h e m in t h i s s t a n d 1 0 0 percent.

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preted a s c o n s e n t , the student body s h o u l d s p e a k out. T h e y s h o u l d d e m a n d the e x p o s u r e of the few s t u d e n t s r e s p o n s i b l e s o t h a t t h e r e will b e n o q u e s t i o n in the m i n d s of the o t h e r m e m b e r s of the H o p e c o m m u n i t y or the s o c i e t y o u t s i d e a s to w h o the culprits are. F i n a l l y , we feel t h a t the m a t t e r s h o u l d n o t be a l l o w e d t o rest with the s t a t e m e n t b y the C a m p u s Life B o a r d . T h e s i t u a t i o n is t o o g r a v e t o b e p a s s e d o v e r with a m e r e statement of c o n d e m n a t i o n . If t h e r e is a n y s i n c e r i t y at all in the t e r m s " C h r i s t i a n " a n d " c o m m u n i t y " which a r e u s e d to describe H o p e College, then students and a d m i n i s t r a t o r s alike must strive to live u p to t h o s e labels. Barb DeHart Enid Diamante Suzette L u c k h a r d t Candy Marr

T H I R D L Y , WE feel t h a t a c t i o n s s u c h a s these reflect a d v e r s e l y u p o n the e n t i r e c o l l e g e c o m m u n i ty. If silence is n o t to b e inter-

s t u d e n t s a r e n o t r u n n i n g the s c h o o l . N o r a r e the f a c u l t y , a d m i n i s t r a t i o n , a l u m n i or B o a r d of T r u s t e e s . In f a c t n o o n e is—which m a y m e a n t h a t the " c u t t i n g e d g e " of o u r a d m i n i s t r a t i o n a l s o is a s thick a s its r a z o r - k e e n c h a r a c t e r . REMEMBER, THOUGH, that the time, m o n e y a n d effort h a s g o n e to a g o o d cause. Higher Horizons would pass o u t cold if e v e n s o m e of it were directed its w a y . If an a l u m n u s o r s t u d e n t failed t o note the s e e t h i n g f l o a t - b u i l d i n g a c t i o n F r i d a y even i n g , f r a t e r n i t y p a r t i e s with a s m u c h effort in t h e m w o u l d n e v e r be o v e r l o o k e d . Specific d o n a t i o n s s u c h a s f u r n i t u r e a n d other acc e s s o r i e s f o r the S C S C b u i l d i n g w o u l d t a k e less s t r a i n t h a n h o u s e decs, l o o k better a n d last l o n g e r . Really t h o u g h , w h y b e a n g r y a b o u t it? If y o u d o n ' t t h i n k , the p a i n will be g o n e in a s h o r t time a n d since p a i n b u i l d s c h a r a c t e r s we'll h a v e m o r e t h a n o u r s h a r e . Besides, H o m e c o m i n g a n d all its symbiotic gestures are tradition a n d w h e r e w o u l d we b e w i t h o u t tradition?

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Cape Kennedy A p o l l o 7 c o m p l e t e d its 11 d a y flight a n d l a n d e d s a f e l y in the Atlantic O c e a n T u e s d a y m o r n ing. One s p a c e official t e r m e d the flight " p e r f e c t , " a n d a n o t h e r s a i d it a c c o m p l i s h e d " a l l its objectives a n d m o r e . "

Stockholm Three Americans were aw a r d e d the 1 9 6 8 N o b e l Prize f o r p h y s i o l o g y a n d medicine. T h e y a r e R o b e r t H o l l e y of Cornell U n i v e r s i t y , H a r G o b i n d K h o r a n a of the U n i v e r s i t y of Wisconsin a n d M a r s h a l l Nirenb e r g of the N a t i o n a l H e a r t Institute. T h e p r i z e c o m m i t t e e s a i d that though the scientists w o r k e d i n d e p e n d e n t l y , their investigations converged on breaking the genetic code, which d e t e r m i n e s h o w a cell's g e n e s direct its f u n c t i o n .

Black And Beautiful

The White Problem By B o b B l a n t o n

B l a c k p e o p l e in this c o u n t r y h a v e n o t l y n c h e d whites, b o m b e d their c h u r c h e s , m u r d e r e d their c h i l d r e n , r a p e d their w o m e n , n o r h a v e they m a n i p u l a t e d l a w s a n d institutions to maintain opp r e s s i o n . White p e o p l e h a v e . T h i s is w h y I h a v e c h o s e n to write a b o u t the white p r o b l e m in A m e r ica. B L A C K P E O P L E live in a society in w h i c h to be " A m e r i c a n " is to be w h i t e , a n d to be b l a c k is a m i s f o r t u n e . White p e o p l e m u s t b e g i n to realize t h a t b l a c k p e o p l e n o l o n g e r accept the idea t h a t t h e y a r e s e c o n d c l a s s citizens. E v e n t h o u g h t h e y live in a society w h e r e o p p r e s s i o n is practiced e v e r y d a y they a r e b e g i n n i n g t o f i n d out w h o they r e a l l y are. W h y a r e b l a c k s o p p r e s s e d ? It is not b e c a u s e t h e y a r e p o o r , or because blacks are uneducated. Black people are oppressed s i m p l y b e c a u s e they a r e b l a c k . T h e c o l o r of their skin a u t o m a t i c a l l y p u t s them in a c e r t a i n c l a s s , the lowest c l a s s , a n d b e c a u s e of their c o l o r the b l a c k p e o p l e a r e s u p p o s e d to s t a y in their " p l a c e . " T H E W H I T E MAN'S attitudes t o w a r d the b l a c k race, which dev e l o p e d out of his i g n o r a n c e , h a v e b r o u g h t this c o u n t r y to the p l a c e it is t o d a y . H i s i g n o r a n c e h a s led him to believe t h a t he r e a l l y is better t h a n the b l a c k m a n . H i s i g n o r a n c e h a s led him to believe t h a t a b l a c k h u m a n b e i n g is q u i t e different f r o m h i m . His i g n o r a n c e h a s c r e a t e d a g a p b e t w e e n his r a c e a n d the b l a c k r a c e . T h i s g a p m a y l e a d to all-out w a r f a r e between the two r a c e s . T h e g r o w t h of s u b u r b i a tells m e th^t white p e o p l e a r e t r y i n g to get a w a y f r o m b l a c k people. When a b l a c k m o v e s in next d o o r , " F o r Sale" signs appear throughout

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W a s h i n g t o n , D.C. Prospects for a b o m b i n g halt of N o r t h V i e t n a m received persistent a t t e n t i o n in the p r e s s this week, a l t h o u g h the White H o u s e h a s offered n o clue to the d e t a i l s of s u c h a d i p l o m a t i c m o v e . All week r u m o r s of a b o m b ing h a l t c a m e f r o m all p a r t s of the globe. President J o h n s o n p l a c e d a c o n f e r e n c e call to Presidential candidates Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey and G e o r g e Wallace, in which he i n f o r m e d them of the latest dev e l o p m e n t s in the p e a c e n e g o tiations. Everyone was keeping m u m in Paris, b u t S o u t h V i e t n a m e s e o f f i c i a l s r e v e r s e d their e a r l i e r c o n v i c t i o n t h a t a b o m b i n g halt w o u l d be s u i c i d a l . T h e U.S. rep a t r i a t e d 14 N o r t h V i e t n a m e s e s a i l o r s d u r i n g a 3 6 - h o u r ceasef i r e a n d the b a t t l e s h i p N e w Jersey w a s w i t h d r a w n to a p o i n t off the South V i e t n a m e s e c o a s t .

W a s h i n g t o n , D.C. A g u n c o n t r o l bill w a s signed into law b y President L y n d o n J o h n s o n , b u t he s a i d it falls s h o r t of his r e q u e s t f o r regist r a t i o n of f i r e a r m s a n d licensing of their o w n e r s . T h e new law b a n s interstate mail-order s a l e s of rifles, s h o t g u n s a n d ammunition. New York City M e d i a t i o n efforts c o l l a p s e d in the N e w Y o r k City t e a c h e r ' s strike T u e s d a y , a s m o r e t h a n one million public school p u p i l s idled a w a y a n 18th d a y w i t h o u t c l a s s e s . Police p a t r o l m e n c o n t i n u e d a w o r k slowdown, and firemen threatened to a d d to N e w Y o r k ' s l a b o r c r i s i s with o n e of their o w n .

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the n e i g h b o r h o o d . T h i s n o t o n l y tells m e that t h e w h i t e m a n is a m o p p r e s s o r b u t a h y p o c r i t e a s well. When the b l a c k m a n ' s c h i l d r e n g o o u t to p l a y the white n e i g h b o r calls h i s c h i l d r e n in f o r f e a r t h a t b o t h b l a c k a n d white c h i l d r e n will play together, grow u p together, date one another and eventually marry. W H I T E P E O P L E will n e v e r b e a b l e t o get a w a y f r o m the r a c i a l issue. As a b l a c k poet o n c e s a i d : " W h a t I want what I am W h a t You f o r c e m e to be Is w h a t Y O U a r e F o r I am looking back f r o m a m i r r o r of p o v e r t y a n d d e s p a i r , l o o k at m e a n d k n o w t h a t to d e s t r o y me is to d e s t r o y y o u r self, You a r e tired of the l o n g h o t summers. Well, I a m tired of the l o n g hungered winters." T h e r e is o b v i o u s l y a g a p between the b l a c k a n d white c o m m u n i t i e s . T h i s g a p will n e v e r beg i n to b e closed if the white c o m m u n i t i e s r e f u s e to c h a n g e their att i t u d e s which h o l d that, " A l l of them colored people sure got rhyt h m " or " B o y t h o s e p e o p l e a r e really lazy." T H E BLACK MAN no longer a c c e p t s himself on the white m a n ' s t e r m s . H e is b e g i n n i n g to b e h i s o w n m a n , a n d c o n t r o l his o w n destinies. "Black p e o p l e t o d a y a r e o n the m o v e f o r their l i b e r a t i o n . T h e y a r e tired of t r y i n g to p r o v e t h i n g s to white people. T h e y a r e tired of e x p l a i n i n g to white p e o p l e t h a t all b l a c k s a r e n o t v i o l e n t . T h e b l a c k p e r s o n is c o n c e r n e d with getting the t h i n g s he n e e d s t o live. T h e q u e s t i o n is if white p e o p l e will a l l o w this to h a p p e n in t h i s country.

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IS T H E R E A N Y h o p e t h a t this g a p will e v e r b e filled? I d o u b t it, b e c a u s e white p e o p l e DO N O T WANT TO C H A N G E T H E I R A T T I T U D E S . I feel, l o o k i n g at the b l a c k m a r t ' s h i s t o r y a n d present state, t h a t m o s t whites h a v e n o concept of the r a c i a l issue. It is this u n y i e l d i n g s t e r e o t y p e which h a s m a d e b l a c k people bitter. T h e white p r o b l e m with " l a w a n d o r d e r " is t h a t it includes n o element of justice f o r the b l a c k m a n . Most whites I h a v e t a l k e d t o feel t h a t t h e r e s h o u l d b e l a w a n d o r d e r , but yet t h e y h a v e n o solut i o n s for k e e p i n g a m a n f r o m rioting other t h a n building bigger tanks. BLACK P E O P L E were n o t h u n g t h r o u g h o u t the y e a r s b y blacks. Martin Luther King was n o t shot to d e a t h b y a b l a c k m a n . M e d g e r E v e r s w a s n o t killed b y a black m a n . The three black men w h o were m u r d e r e d in D e t r o i t ' s A l g i e r s tMotel w e r e n o t s h o t d o w n b y b l a c k c o p s . Yes, we need order—white order. It is h a r d , if n o t i m p o s s i b l e , f o r white people, a s well a s t h o s e black people w h o w a n t t o b e w h i t e , to u n d e r s t a n d the White P r o b l e m in A m e r i c a . H o w e v e r , white America m u s t t r y to u n d e r s t a n d a n d c o m e to t e r m s with this new b l a c k m e n t a l i t y . B l a c k p e o p l e a r e bitter a n d are g r o w i n g impatient. Whatever the c o n s e q u e n c e s , there is a r a p i d l y g r o w i n g b o d y of b l a c k s determined to "T.C.B."—take c a r e of b u s i n e s s . T h e y will not b e s t o p p e d in their d r i v e to b e c o m e their o w n m a n o r w o m a m T h e t i m e h a s c o m e f o r t h e m to o b t a i n their s h a r e of p o w e r a n d their dignity. In this time a n d in this p l a c e b l a c k p e o p l e a r e g o i n g to use a n y means necessary.

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Dutch Post First MIAA Win B y Pete Struck a n c h o r Reporter Hope survived a fourth quarter r a l l y b u t still m a n a g e d to s e c u r e t h e i r first M I A A win a s t h e y e d g e d o u t the Olivet C o m e t s , 3 3 - 2 8 , at H o m e c o m i n g last S a t u r d a y . IT WAS N O T r e g u l a r q u a r t e r b a c k G r o y K a p e r w h o led the Dutch to v i c t o r y , h o w e v e r , but a f r es h m a n reserve q u a r t e r b a c k f r o m G r a n d H a v e n n a m e d .Ion Constant. C o n s t a n t c o m p l e t e d 10 of 16 passes for 133 y a r d s a n d two t o u c h d o w n s . He a l s o c a r r i e d the b a l l 19 t i m e s for 7 2 m o r e y a r d s and another touchdown. C o m e t Kric Witzke a l s o s h o w e d the Dutchmen w h y he is the league's leading passer as hecompleted 16 of 3 0 f o r 1 9 5 y a r d s . Knd R o b e r t D e v e r s w a s Witzke's f a v o r i t e t a r g e t with e i g h t recept i o n s for 8 6 y a r d s . Bill B e k k e r i n g w a s t o p s f o r the Dutch o n c e a g a i n with f o u r c a t c h e s f o r 5 8 y a r d s . H O P E O U T P L A Y E D Olivet b y a considerable margin on paper, b u t little t h i n g s like n i n e f u m b l e s a n d 14 p e n a l t i e s will s l o w u p a n y s c o r i n g a t t a c k . It w a s h a r d l y a dull g a m e a s b o t h t e a m s f r e q u e n t ed e a c h o t h e r ' s t e r r i t o r y c o u n t l e s s times. Olivet h a d their s h a r e of p r o b l e m s l o o a s a n end z o n e f u m b l e by Glenn J o h n s o n b e c a m e a

Hope Harriers Defeat Olivet, To Fare Kazoo R o u n d i n g out their h o m e season, Hope's cross c o u n t r y team d e f e a t e d Olivet, 21-4 1, in a conf e r e n c e meet here l a s t S a t u r d a y . HOPE P L A C E D s e v e n r u n n e r s in the t o p n i n e p o s i t i o n s , with und e f e a t e d Rick B r u g g e r s f i n i s h i n g f a r a h e a d of the p a c k in a 2 0 : 5 1 clocking. Finishing second for H o p e a n d s e c o n d in the meet w a s Rich B i s s o n . A l t h o u g h Olivet p l a c e d t h i r d and fourth, Hope r u n n e r s took fifth t h r o u g h n i n t h p l a c e s . G e n e H a u l e n b e e k p l a c e d fifth D a n Cole n b r a n d e r s i x t h a n d B r u c e Geelh o e d s e v e n t h to c o m p l e t e the scoring for the Dutch. J i m M a t t i s o n a n d B o b Scott f i n i s h e d e i g h t h a n d ninth r e s p e c t i v e l y to c o m p l e t e H o p e ' s d o m i n a t i o n of the meet. WITH A 2 - 2 c o n f e r e n c e s t a n d ing, the Dutch t r a v e l to K a l a m a z o o t o m o r r o w to f a c e a n u n d e feated Hornet team. Running against powerhouse Adrian and C a l v i n , the t w o t e a m s t h a t h a v e b e a t e n the D u t c h , the H o r n e t s h a v e w o n twice b y d e c i s i v e m a r g i n s . K a z o o h a s o n e of t h e t o u g h e s t c o u r s e s in t h e c o n f e r e n c e , a n d a l s o a r u n n e r that could g i v e B r u g g e r s a race, J o h n W e s m e r .

Soccer Team Downs Calvin in Mil Bout By Sam S i m m o n s a n c h o r Reporter H o p e College defeated Calvin College, 5-1, l a s t T u e s d a y in a r o u g h soccer contest on a slippery V a n R a a l t e field. T h e g a m e v i c t o r y g i v e s the F l y ing D u t c h m e n a 2-1 r e c o r d in the M i c h i g a n - I n d i a n a - Illinois Conference a n d a 4-2 overall record. FRED S C H U T M A A T scored the first g o a l of the g a m e with 1 9 : 2 0 left in the s e c o n d q u a r t e r after r e c e i v i n g a p a s s f r o m M a n u e l C u b a . Shortly after, d u r i n g conf u s i o n in f r o n t of H o p e ' s g o a l , Calvin scored. H o p e p u l l e d b a c k i n t o the lead with a n o t h e r C u b a to S c h u t m a a t c o m b i n a t i o n . C u b a scored again b e f o r e the e n d of the q u a r t e r g i v ing H o p e a 3-1 l e a d o v e r the Calvin K n i g h t s . In the t h i r d q u a r t e r C u b a s c o r e d o n a p e n a l t y kick. Jeff A l p e r i n s c o r e d t h e f i n a l g o a l in the f o u r t h q u a r t e r to r o u n d o u t the s c o r e to a 5 - 1 .

R U N T O D A Y L I G H T — H o p e f r e s h m a n q u a r t e r b a c k J o n Constant tries to e s c a p e four l a r g e Olivet tacklers in the process of l e a d i n g H o p e to a 3 3 to 2 8 v i c t o r y in S a t u r d a y ' s g a m e . Dutchman touchdown. Guard K e n Otte w a s t h e alert D u t c h m a n c o v e r i n g the b a l l . H O P E S C O R E D F I R S T in the i n i t i a l p e r i o d with a o n e - y a r d plunge by Constant. Bekkering's p o i n t after w a s b l o c k e d . G a r y F r e n s then k i c k e d off t o Olivet a n d o n a r u n t h a t b r o u g h t the c r o w d to its feet, K a r l W i l s o n r a n the b a l l b a c k 8 5 y a r d s a n d Olivet led 7-6. The freak end z o n e P u m b l e c a m e h a l f - w a y t h r o u g h the s e c o n d q u a r ter f o l l o w i n g a G a r y F r e n s p u n t . B e k k e r i n g hit on this point a f t e r a n d H o p e led b y six. T h e Dutchm e n then went o n to i n c r e a s e their l e a d to 12 a s t h e y r e c o v e r e d a f u m b l e on the Olivet 14. F i v e p l a y s l a t e r . C o n s t a n t c o n n e c t e d on a t o u c h d o w n p a s s to j u n i o r T o m T h o m as. O L I V E T C A M E O N s t r o n g in the s e c o n d half a s they m a r c h e d 8 0 y a r d s in six p l a y s with W i l s o n s c o r i n g his s e c o n d t o u c h d o w n of the a f t e r n o o n f r o m f o u r y a r d s out. H o p e bounced right back as s o o n

a s t h e y got the b a l l with a 67y a r d m a r c h of their o w n c u l m i n a t ed b y a 3 6 - y a r d p a s s f r o m C o n s t a n t to N a t e B o w l e s . B o w l e s w a s the l e a d i n g g r o u n d g a i n e r in t h e g a m e with 120 y a r d s in 3 7 c a r r i e s . T w o m i n u t e s l a t e r , the D u t c h c a m e b a c k with a n o t h e r t o u c h down as Frens scored from t h r e e y a r d s out a n d Dick B o n t s c o r e d on a two p o i n t c o n v e r s i o n a t t e m p t . H o p e t h e n h a d a 19p o i n t lead a n d the g a m e s e e m e d to be t u r n i n g i n t o a r o m p . e OLIVET FIRED UP in the f o u r t h q u a r t e r , a n d if t h e y h a d h a d five m o r e minutes could v e r y well h a v e p u l l e d off the c o m e b a c k of the y e a r . T h e C o m e t s s t a r t e d o n their o w n t w e n t y a n d with 1 4 : 3 0 left in the g a m e , W f ilson s c o r e d his t h i r d t o u c h d o w n , g o i n g o v e r u n t o u c h e d f r o m the five. With just o v e r t w o m i n u t e s rem a i n i n g , Olivet p u l l e d to w i t h i n f i v e a s q u a r t e r b a c k Witzke s c o r e d f r o m the one. H o p e t h e n m a n a g e d to h o l d on to the b a l l to r u n o u t the c l o c k .

CALVIN A N D HOPE took n e a r l y t h e s a m e n u m b e r of s h o t s at the g o a l , H o p e h a v i n g a 2 7 to 17 a d v a n t a g e . H o p e t o o k f o u r c o r n e r k i c k s a n d C a l v i n t o o k two, w h i l e H o p e h a d five f r e e k i c k s to C a l v i n ' s 12. E a c h t e a m w a s credited with 13 s a v e s . C o a c h William V a n d e r b i l t said, " T h e o u t s t a n d i n g j o b in the f r o n t line of C u b a a n d S c h u t m a a t a n d t h e d e f e n s e of D a v e C l a r k , T o n y Mock a n d goalie Jim Knott were d e c i d i n g f a c t o r s in the g a m e . But m o s t of a l l , " he a d d e d , " t h e t e a m r e a l l y w a n t e d to win t h i s o n e . " T h e H o p e C o l l e g e k i c k e r s will h o s t M a c M u r r a y C o l l e g e next Satu r d a y a f t e r n o o n at 1 : 3 0 on V a n R a a l t e field in a n o t h e r M . I.I. C o n f e r e n c e g a m e . C a l v i n r e c e n t l y defeated M a c M u r r a y 2-1. H o w e v e r , C o a c h V a n d e r b i l t d o e s not feel t h i s will be a n e a s y g a m e . " A l l c o n f e r e n c e t e a m s a r e t o u g h this y e a r , " he s a i d , " a n d t h i s o n e is not a n e x c e p t i o n . "

Dutch To Meet Hornets In Bid for Second Slot The Flying Dutchman football t e a m t o m o r r o w t r a v e l s to Angell P^ield in K a l a m a z o o f o r a conf e r e n c e g a m e with the K a l a m a z o o College Hornets. H O P E M U S T W I N this o n e in o r d e r to s t a y in c o n t e n t i o n with A l b i o n f o r s e c o n d b e h i n d the h i g h f l y i n g A l m a Scots. Hope and K a l a m a z o o have had a l o n g r i v a l r y . S a t u r d a y ' s meeting will m a r k t h e 4 8 t h b a t t l e between t h e two s c h o o l s . T h e H o r n ets h o l d a g o o d - s i z e d e d g e o v e r H o p e , h a v i n g w o n 2 8 while losi n g 14 a n d t y i n g 5. In 1 9 6 3 the D u t c h m e n a n d K a l a m a z o o tied f o r the M I A A f o o t b a l l c r o w n .

K a l a m a z o o in 1 9 6 8 fields a y o u n g t e a m of p r i m a r i l y s o p h o m o r e s . But a s y o u n g a s t h e y a r e , they h a v e r e g i s t e r e d w i n s o v e r Lake Forest and Adrian along with a n i m p r e s s i v e s h o w i n g in a 9 - 6 l o s s to A l b i o n S a t u r d a y . T H E S T R O N G S U I T for the H o r n e t s this y e a r h a s been defense, b u t they h a v e b e e n h a v i n g d i f f i c u l t y r u n n i n g on o f f e n s e . I n j u r i e s will p l a y a n i m p o r t a n t role S a t u r d a y . Q u a r t e r b a c k G r o y K a p e r is q u e s t i o n a b l e w i t h a sprained ankle a n d N a t e Bowles h a s not p r a c t i c e d m u c h all week. On the b r i g h t e r side, d e f e n s i v e b a c k Walt Reed will p r o b a b l y be r e t u r n i n g f r o m a n i n j u r y he s u s tained against Alma.

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