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The Trapp Family singers, pictured above in their native autumn dress, w i l l present a concert in the Hope Chapel Tuesday, November 24 at 8 : 1 5 P.M.
Trapp Family To Sing Before Local Audience Recognized nationally as being a spirited singing group, the T r a p p family will present a concert in the chapel Tuesday, November 24, at 8:15 P.M. Since their arrival in this country in 1938, the singing T r a p p s have earned the distinction of being the most heavily booked single attraction in the concert history of the United States. The Baroness Trapp and her seven d a u g h t e r s fled f r o m their native A u s t r i a only a little over a decade ago, and they established their new home in Vermont because it reminded them of Salzburg. The T r a p p s have made more than 1,200 personal appearances, and they average 100 concerts a season. Until last year, they had not appeared outside of the United States in over ten years. They gave 61 concerts in Central and South America, and took a f o u r month t o u r of ten European countries, of which the high spot was their r e t u r n to Salzburg. A p p e a r i n g at all times, both off and on the stage, in their picturesque native dress, the singing of the T r a p p s ranges f r o m motets and m a d r i g a l s to mountain yodels and folk songs. Now operating a summer music camp, the T r a p p s encourage the attendance of whole families in an effort f o r f a m i l y participation in religious and social activities. The story of how this family
Knicks Donate Trophy Case Last F r i d a y the new trophy case, dedicated to the memory of David DeForest by the Knickerbocker F r a t e r n i t y , arrived on campus. David, a f o r m e r member of the Knickerbockers, lost his life a year ago in a tragic automobile accident en route to Hope. The f u n d s f o r this project were raised last y e a r through the medium of a p a p e r drive conducted f o r this express purpose. The case h a s been placed in Van Raalte Hall on the first floor a t the head of the basement stairs. It is constructed of laquered walnut and plywood. The shelves are glass and t h e trophies will be highlighted by two l a r g e fluorescent lights. The case h a s two sliding glass doors. It was constructed in Milwaukee.
transformed a hobby into a profession has been recorded by Maria Augusta Trapp, mother of the family. The Story of the Trapp Family Singers has proved to be a heartening story f o r many. Mrs. T r a p p ' s more recent best-seller, Today, Tomorrow, and Forever, deals intimately with the family's religious life. In addition to their numerous other activities, the f o r m e r Baroness and her children operate their own one-family philanthropic association, known as the Trapp Family Austrian Relief, Inc., and it had been responsible f o r the collection and shipment of 3 0 0 , 0 0 0 pounds of food, clothing, and medicine.
Opus Deadline Set, December 7. Opus '54 is Hope College's new literary magazine. It is to be a student publication, under the direction of a board of student editors assisted by a faculty advisor. The purpose of Opus '54 is to publish "high quality" writing which has been produced by Hope students in the fields of poetry, essay, literary criticism and feat u r e articles and short stories. Any material which is submitted will be carefully considered. The tentative deadline f o r all material is December 7.
A f t e r completing a successful run of J . M. Barrie's The Admirable Crichton, Palette and Masque has already begun work on their winter production. The Heiress, by Ruth and Agustus Goetz. The play takes place in the home of the wealthy Dr. Sloper in the later 1890's. It senters around Catherine, a girl who in her youth has been shunned and unloved. When she finds someone who seems to care f o r her, she f a l l s terribly in love, but later finds out t h a t he was a f t e r her money. Miss Van Haitsma held tryouts for the play last week Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, f o r the cast of (> women and 3 men. The persons chosen to play the roles are the following: Donna Raymer will p o r t r a y Miss Catherine Sloper, the feminine lead in the production; J e r r y Redeker will play opposite her as Morris Townshend. Supporting roles will be undertaken by Ernie Brummeler as Mrs. Almond, Jim Neevil as Dr. Sloper, Penny Ramaker as Marian Almond, Alyce DePree as Maria, Nell Salm as Mrs. Montgomery, Tom Ten Hoeve as A r t h u r Townshend and Marcia Pasma as Mrs. Pennimen.
November 13, 1953
Chris De Young To Boost Annual Mission Drive $2,000 Goal Set To Support Indian Student At Hope The time f o r the annual Mission Drive on campus, sponsored jointly by the YMCA and YWCA, will be here again on November 25. In previous years the proceeds of the drive have been sent to one of the domestic or foreign mission fields of the Reformed Church. This year the money will be used to support an Indian student a t Hope f o r one year. The student will be f r o m one of the Reformed Church mission stations in India and must have graduated f r o m high school or completed two years of college work. H e will #• be selected f r o m applicants by a committee composed of Mission Drive Chairmen: Ernie Brummeler, Jim Van Putten, and Dr. Lubbers. The goal this year is $2,000.
English Majors Outline Plans On Monday evening last, members of the English M a j o r s ' Club met in the Koffee Kletz to organize a p r o g r a m f o r this year. Miss Connie Ferguson, recently returned f r o m Europe, showed slides of her travels. Dr. Clarence De Graaf, English department Head, announced that the Club would be divided into f o u r spheres of interest. Dr. John Hollenbach will be advisor to the poetry section and Dr. Lotus Snow will conduct sessions on the drama. Students meeting with Dr. Edward Brand will discuss current magazine articles. Dr. De Graaf will sponsor the novel section. The groups will meet at the homes of faculty members on the second Monday of each month. Dues collected f r o m Club members will contribute toward an annual spring banquet. The Club also plans an excursion to Grand Rapids to see a d r a m a produced by the Little Theatre group.
Dr. Chris De Young
Solo In Concert The Hope College orchestra presented its first concert of the season last Thursday evening a t 8:15 P.M. in the Hope Memorial Chapel. Featured in the program were five outstanding student soloists. J a n e Vander Velde, Zeeland, Mich. senior, and John Scholten, Grand Rapids, Mich, senior, both organ m a j o r s f r o m the class of Mrs. W. Curtis Snow joined with the orchestra in the Sonatas No. 9 and 14 by Mozart. David De J o n g , Holland junior f r o m Mr. Kooiker's class soloed in the Haydn concerto f o r piano and orchestra. Mari Howard, sophomore f r o m Wynantskill, N.Y. and David Martin, sophomore f r o m Herkimer, N.Y. were heard in the Bach Concerto f o r two violins and orchestra. Also played was the Egmont overt u r e by Beethoven; Sketch, Dance, and Midnight Beguine by Grandman.
Frosh-Soph Women To Compete For Nykerk Cup November 20th November 20th is the date of the annual "pull" between the female members of the f r e s h m a n and sophomore classes . . . the 17th Annual Nykerk Cup Contest to be held in the auditorium of the Holland High School. Until the year 1936 the girls of these two rival classes played a g a m e of touch football to determine which was superior, but in 1936 Dr. J . B. Nykerk decided this was a bit too dangerous f o r the " f a i r " sex and originated the idea of a competition consisting of t h r e e events—a dramatic production, a musical number and an oration. The class compiling the g r e a t e s t
total number of points receives the much desired Nykerk Cup. This year B a r b a r a Slagh is the interclass chairman of the contest. Barb Pennings is chairman f o r the sophomore class assisted by Nancy Ramaker of the senior class. Their music director will be J a n e Vander Velde assisted by Marcia Veldman. Coaching the play will be Jean Wierenga, Lee Fasce, and Marianne Wierks. The advertising m a n a g e r is Carol Kuyper. The f r e s h m a n chairman is Ann Bloodgood with Ardis Bishop and Darlyn DeTuncq assisting f r o m the junior class. Ernie Brummeler, P a t Pickens, and Joyce Vanderborgh are coaching the d r a m a t i c portion;
The speaker f o r the Drive will be Dr. Chris A. De Young, a f o r m e r Hope student. During his days here. Dr. De Young was very active as president of the Student Council and editor of the Anchor. A f t e r g r a d u a t i n g summa cum laude, he went on and received his M.A. f r o m Columbia University and his Ph.D. a t Northwestern University. Dr. De Young was head of the Education Department of Illinois State Normal University and later became dean of the college and head of the g r a d u a t e school. Recently, he was coordinator of a social studies workshop in Heidelberg, Germany, and a Fulbright lecturer in India. Earlier t h i s year ln England, he was appointed secre-
tary-treasurer of the International Council on Education for teaching,
WAL Presents Lost Horizon W. A. L. is presenting "Lost Horizon" s t a r r i n g J a n e W y a t t and Ronald Coleman tomorrow night at 7:30 in the J u l i a n a Room. The full-length movie, based on J a m e s Hilton's popular novel. Lost Horizon, is f o r the entire college. Admission price is thirty-five cents and tickets may be purchased at the door. The screenplay relates t h e fabulous happenings t h a t occur to Coleman, a British consul, who, in company with other travelers, is t a k e n f r o m a plane and whisked to Shangra-La, t h a t magic country in forbidden Tibet, where t h e inhabit a n t s enjoy a longer life span than other earthlings.
Matthews Committee Offers
The J . B. Matthews Testimonial Carole Hoffs and Bonnie Walsch are directing the music; and Diane Dinner Committee announces a Johnson is t a k i n g care of the ad- cash award of $500 f o r the best essay on "Communism and Acavertising. demic Freedom", written by an Penny Ramaker will give the u n d e r g r a d u a t e student of a Amerioration f o r the sophomore class can college or university. and Nina DeMaagd will represent Essays must be limited to two the f r e s h m e n in this section. thousand words or less and subThe winning class will be deter- mitted not later than F e b r u a r y 1, All manuscripts must be mined by three members of the 1954. f a c u l t y selected f r o m the Speech, typewritten. Only original essays Music, and English departments. will be considered. This is the only function of the The winner of the a w a r d will be f a c u l t y in the event f o r no out- announced on March 1, 1954. side help is allowed t h e two opManuscripts should be mailed to posing groups and they a r e al- the Matthews Award Editor, The lowed only two weeks in which to American Mercury, 11 E a s t 36th prepare. Street, New York 16, N e w York.
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Ray Vedder Dave Angus Dan Hager Pat Pickens Dot Lindahl, Myron Denekas Lee Fasce Bill Parson, Verne Barkel Do you think Holland a provinMarge Mac Ewan, Marge Luneberg Why? (provincial: Mary Jane Rietveldt, Ethel Groeneveldt cial town? characteristic of a province; conBusiness Staff fined to a province; also narrow, Business Manager Ron Mac Clary uncultural, illiberal.) Assistant Business Manager Gene Ouderkirk Advertising Manager Herb Morgan Jon Hinkamp, Junior, Philosophy Circulation Managers Warren Buitendorp, Ken Gnade major. Yes, Holland is definitely proMEMBER ASSOCIATED COLLEGE PRESS vincial. As I see it, this is due to Entered as second class matter at the post office of Holland, Michigan, the lack of good newspapers and at special rate of postage provided for in section 1103 of Act of other cultural activities. Congress, October 3, 1917, and authorized October 19, 1918. Lee Fasce, Senior, French major. Subscription Rate: $1.00 per year.
EDITORIALS HANDSHAKE ACROSS THE SEA Hope's YM-YW Mission Drive has been set for November 25. This year the project is a departure from the usual. Funds collected will provide a scholarship to this college for an outstanding student from India. Here is a cause with direct personal appeal, filled with the spirit of Christian brotherhood. When your turn comes to contribute, do so generously and sincerely.
STUDENT ACTION DISGRACEFUL
The November 2 issue of Life Magazine carries as its lead article for the week the disgraceful actions of Iowa State College students after an upset football win over Missouri University. As a result of the victory, students expressed their jubilance by throwing up road blocks, destroying public property, and proHolland is provincial because it moting mob resistance towards police attempts to uphold the Published every other week by the students of Hope College except is so isolated and insulated against law and maintain peace. during holidays or examination periods. world events. I find it r a t h e r In the first place, such actions are entirely uncalled for pleasant t h a t way. and merely reveal the immaturity of a vast segment of college Bob Muilenberg, Junior, English students in America. Whereas a college's prime purpose should be to mold the character and personality of the future leaders major. Yes, but I think they have an of the world, these shenanigans aim to disprove the existence of inherent liberal group which acts any sense of responsibility in college men and women at all.
Voice of The Campus
To The Editor; This year's ANCHOR has f e a tured a sports column entitled "Enough Rope." J u d g i n g by the discourses found therein, the supposedly intrepid correspondent has certainly entwined enough of said rope in the area between his head and shoulders. By his survey and appraisal of the World Series and the National League batting race, he has added his name to the list of already extant experts as A r t h u r Daley, Bill Corum, W a r r e n Brown, and Red Smith. Yet it still remains to be seen whether our columnist is sufficiently informed to
cope with such proficient personalities. Personally, Pd r a t h e r read Daley, Brown, Corum, or Smith. It might very well prove propitious if our sports columnist would confine his dissertations to Hope College athletics. A f t e r all, it is entirely in the realm of possibility t h a t a goodly segment of the student body would r a t h e r read some interesting sidelights or inside information about campus sports than brief recapitulations of the views of Daly, Brown, Corum, and Smith. Very truly yours, John Witte
a p a r t f r o m the dictates of the society. However, there will always be a retarded m a j o r i t y in Holland holding back the progress of society.
But the second place thought is one which carries much more significance in our country today. In this case the direct consequences are less dangerous than the indirect, for it is such wild uprisals of the youth of our nation which cause Communist propagandists, primarily abroad, to "lick their chops" in greedy Mr. Anthony Kooiker, Professor of anticipation of the rich fruits which they will reap from the Music. Holland is not typical of a mid- seeds sown by such displays of irresponsible American youth.
west American city nor does it t r u l y reflect the ideas and cultures of its Netherlandic background. It is an enigma. I don't think it is provincial in a sense t h a t any community can be provincial.
CRITICS RAVE OVER TRAPPS
Tuesday evening, November 24, is the date of the second presentation of the Hope College Concert Series. The featured artists appearing in Hope Memorial Chapel this month are the Billie Houtman, Special Student. Trapp Family Singers, whose colorful background appears in Any evidence of noteworthy crean article on page one. ativity seems to have been produced in spite of r a t h e r than beOnce again Hope College has gone to great expense to cause of Holland. Ideas are as- bring before the student body and residents of Holland an exsumed, affected, even inherited, at traordinary group of performers of international renown. Ad1. During those first moments in church do I bow my the expense of creative thinking vance press reports from the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, head in silent prayer and meditation instead of using that time and significant self-expression. Boston Herald, and the Reader's Digest, all express enthusiastic to scan through the church bulletin just received? recommendations of the Trapp Family Singers. And yet there are some of us who do not feel that it is worthy of our time and YES NO expense to attend such a program. 2. If I am not physically handicapped, do I move toward There may be some who appreciate the style and repetoire the middle of the pew instead of monopolizing the end seat of this group more than others. But the only way to make a with a thou-shalt-not-take look given late-comers who, if they The present criteria f o r defer- sound and rational judgment is to go and "see and judge for are to find a seat, must first crawl over my feet? ment as an u n d e r g r a d u a t e student yourself. are either a satisfactory score (70) YES NO
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3. Before and during services do I refrain from staring Qualification Test or specified rank in class (upper half of the males around with a Fm-going-to-see-who's-in-church-today look? YES
in the f r e s h m a n class, upper two thirds of the males in the sophomore class, or upper three f o u r t h s of the males in the junior class).
4. Do I listen attentively while the choir sings instead of using my part of that time to go rattling through the contents Students accepted f o r admission â€˘f my purse or pocket for my church envelope? or attending a g r a d u a t e school YES
5. After church is over, do I remember to thank the minister whenever the sermon has been particularly helpful in touching upon something that has been troubling me? YES
6. After church services do I put the emphasis of my immediate conversation upon some mention of the sermon or other part of the services rather than on who wore what and who was with whom? YES
7. Do I make a special point to speak to newcomers and persons who have recently joined the church, making them feel welcome ? YES
8. Do I make it a point once in a while to stop and tell members of the choir, the director and organist how much they added to the service? i
From "ARE THESE MY CHURCH MANNERS" by Evelyn L. Nelson.
prior to July 1, 1951, s a t i s f y the criteria if t h e i r work continues to be satisfactory. Graduate students admitted or attending a f t e r July 1, 1951, must have been in the upper half of their classes during their senior year or make a score of 75 or b e t t e r on the test. It is not mandatory f o r local boards to d e f e r students who meet the criteria. General Hershey has emphasized many times t h a t the criteria are a flexible yard stick used to guide the local boards and t h a t the s t a n d a r d s may be raised any t i m e necessary f o r manpower demands.
The dean of Princeton University's g r a d u a t e school of liberal a r t s has ruled t h a t all his students must wear academic gowns to dinner.
GASPEER SLAPS ISRAELITES Unchaste politics b e g a t the political machine, and t h a t b eg at the infamous Truman, and the infamous T r u m a n b e g a t the unholy s t a t e of Israel. So, if we have to d r a w a conclusion, we would s a y t h a t Israel and its by-productsâ€”constant strife and annihilation, a r e the illegitimate results of T r u m a n ' s base ambitions, and his i m m a t u r e political decisions, and the s t r e n g t h and weight of the Jewish votes in the U.S. It is often said t h a t T r u m a n would prostitute his own m o t h e r if it meant a f e w more votes f o r him. Israel m e a n t a f e w million Jewish votes, and so he sold his conscience and the integrity of his country a t the a l t a r of the White House. T h a t "bulwark of Democracy," as Israel is often r e f e r r e d to in this country, is nothing but a bulwark of aggression and inhumanity, selfishness and barbaric and unchristian ethics. The latest o u t b r e a k s of hostilities undertaken by Israel a g a i n s t her A r a b neighbors have added another chapter to the book of Israelish unholiness and inhumanity. They still follow in the traditions of t h e i r history-old motto, " E n t e r unto those cities and kill everybody t h a t b r e a t h e t h . " Well, they did. They killed sixty-six women and children and invalid and aged men. Having killed all the living human beings in t h a t village, they t h o u g h t they might as well destroy the village buildings, since ' t h e r e was nobody left to dwell in them, and the cattle killed, since t h e r e w a s nobody left to feed them. And t h a t night, the Jewish soldiers went back to their synogogues and worshipped their God Jehovah with all holiness and humanity, and Jehovah annointed t h e i r heads with incense and amber, or so they claimed Independence, and T r u m a n went back to the city t h a t b e g a t him and grinned and was well pleased. A real peace can be established between Israel and h e r neighbors only if the U.S. would discipline this impudence by measures such as the one t h a t Foster Dulles has recently taken when he suspended economic aid to Israel till she stopped violating a U.N. decision. I t is a t o u g h task to discipline a child t h a t h a s alreadv been spoiled but Dulles is the m a n to do it, since he firmly believes in Christian values and principles. A f t e r all, the forces of righteousness should and will prevail.
Students held a meeting and voted to have the order rescinded, but Dean H u g h Taylor said " T h e r e (This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Hope College, a r e certain things t h a t votes do the ANCHOR, or its editors. Opinions expressed there-in are solely not decide." those of Mr. Gaspeer.)
Frats Wind Up Rushing, Prepare To Submit Bids With only one rushing meeting remaining, the f r a t e r n i t i e s a r e m a k i n g preparation f o r the bidding which is to occur no earlier than Nov. 14, no later t h a n the 16th. F o r the past five weeks the f r a t s ' main interests and duties have centered around rushing. Each of the societies were able to hold five meetings which are in the f o r m of hay rides, smokers, litera r y meetings, square-dances, and banquets thus giving the new men an opportunity of visiting e a c h f r a t if he wished to do so. Following the close of the rushing season the f r a t e r n i t y bids f o r new members. Each bid is sent out in the form of a f o r m a l invitation and each rushee has a week known as "silent period" to consider his bid. During this time no f r a t e r n i t y is allowed to influence his judgment. W h e n the rushee has decided which f r a t e r n i t y he would like to join, he sends a f o r mal written acceptance and also a f o r m a l written l e t t e r to the f r a ternity or f r a t e r n i t i e s in which he declines a bid. A f t e r this the rushee is known as a "pledge" and it is only a m a t t e r of time before he is formally initiated into the fraternity. The F r a t e r s , Cosmos, and Arcadians will conclude the rushing season with l i t e r a r y meetings. The highlight of the F r a t e r meeting will be a humor p a p e r presented by Don Jacobusse and Bob Muilenberg. The Cosmos literary meeting will be in charge of Glen De-
World renowned pianist, Benno Moiseiwitsch, will a p p e a r with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jose Echaniz, November 20, Friday evening# a t the Civic Auditorium at 8:30 P.M. This will be the second concert in the Grand Rapids Symphony concert series. Moiseiwitsch, a child prodigy, began his musical studies at the Imperial Academy of Music in Odessa, Russia. Here, a t the age of nine he won the coveted Rubinstein prize, breaking all records in musical progress at the academy. When he was fifteen he went to Vienna to study under Leschetizky, also Paderewski's teacher, and in 1908 made his London debut. His first appearance in this count r y was made in 1919 a t Carnegie Hall. L a t e r he appeared with all the m a j o r orchestras in the count r y including San Francisco, Philadelphia, Boston, New York Philharmonic and many others. Rachmaninoff, the f a m o u s composer, g r e a t l y admired Moiseiwitsch f o r his keyboard technique. Following one of Moiseiwitsch's concerts in which he played Rachmaninoff's Prelude in B Minor, the composer hurried back s t a g e to congratulate the pianist on his brilliant reading of the work. F o r his concert in Grand Rapids he will play another work by Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini. Other works on the p r o g r a m will be Beethoven's Leonore Overture No. 3 and Franck's Symphony in D Minor. According to Mrs. E. S. Brower, ticket chairman, good reserved seats f o r this concert are still available. Reservations can be made by calling or writing the Grand Rapids Symphony Office, 228 Morris.
It has been brought to the attention of the editor t h a t the recent interview of Doctor Fried, in the October 30 issue of the Anchor contains several errors. 1. Goebbels had committed suicide in 1945; therefore, he was not • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • tried with Goering. 2. Land w a r f a r e , in itself, is not HERFST a crime under international law; Studio and Photo Supply the violation of the rules of land w a r f a r e is considered a crime. One Place to Go F o r 3. The judges were, in some cases, PORTRAITS members of S t a t e Supreme Courts; CAMERAS, F I L M S A N D none of them were on the U.S. Supreme Court. The only members PHOTO S U P P L I E S of the Supreme Court connected NEXT TO CENTER THEATRE with the war criminal trial w a s Three Hope graduates of 1953 7 W. 8TH STREET PHONE 2664 Robert Jackson who served as are attending the University of HOLLAND American chief prosecutor during Michigan f o r their Master's Dethe first trial. grees. They are Marilyn Veldman, Catherine Christie and Daniel De Graaf. Marilyn and Catherine h a v e passed their pre-entrance examinations and so they now can finish their studies in twenty-four credit hours, which will take them one year. DEPOSITS INSURED UP TO Dan De Graaf will complete his $10,000 EACH studies in t h i r t y hours, which will take him one year and a summer. The pre-entrance examinations of YOU C A N BANK O N US Hope College are similar to those at Michigan except Michigan's are MaM•B on a college g r a d u a t e level.
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Pictured I. to r. seated: Rosemary Morrison, Mrs. John Arendshorst. Standing: Sherwood Hazelton, Robert Ritsema and John Arendshort.
Arendshorst Scholarship Winners Announced The Mr. and Mrs. John Arendshorst f r e s h m a n music scolarships f o r the current school year have been announced by Dr. Robert W. Cavanaugh. W i n n e r s of the scholarships which were awarded on a competitive basis are Miss Rosemary Morrison, Gary, Indiana; Mr. Sherwood Hazelton, Coeymans, N.Y.; and Robert A. Ritsema, Momence, 111. This entitles the students to one lesson a week during the school year. Rosemary Morrison, who won the piano scholarship, is a g r a d u a t e of Horace Mann High School and is m a j o r i n g in music at Hope. She plans to be a teacher. Sherwood Hazelton, who took first honors in the o r g a n division, was g r a d u a t e d f r o m Coeymans Ravena High School in 1947. He saw service with the a r m y Signal Corps f r o m F e b r u a r y , 1951, to J a n u a r y , 1953.
Hope Women Meet MIAA Competition The Hope W A A Board will sponsor the annual MIAA Play Day here tomorrow. This event f e a t u r e s competitive women's sports in volley ball, ping pong, basketball and field hockey. Representatives and instructors f r o m six other MIAA schools have been invited to participate in this yearly fall meet, beginning a t 9:30 a.m. All members of the W A A board will take part—Joyce Mulder, Nan Johnson, Francine De Valois, J a n e t Gravink, Lucille Van Heest, Lois Maier, Mary Hesselink, Charmaine Vander Myde, and Suzie Van Slageren. Twelve other Hope women will participate.
The string scholarship was given to Robert Ritsema, a cellist. He is a graduate of St. Anne Community High School, St. Anne, Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Arendshorst, who have been presenting the Hope scholarships f o r several years, live a t 85 West 11th Street. They are interested in music because their son, Robert, has a very fine voice and has studied extensively in this field. He is presently studying in Rome, Italy.
Indicate Hopeites Friendly, Cordial In one of his recent Sociology classes. Dr. J . Dyke Van Putten asked students to fill in a sheet which concerned marrying or having acquaintance with peoples of various races. He divided the paper into races and situations asking the students to fill in whether or not they would be willing to marry, have as best friends, roommates, or visitors to their country these people of different nationalities. Most interesting were the situations involving m a r r i a g e and willingness to have brother or sister m a r r y the people of the Caucasion and Negroid groups. In a class of forty-seven, two would m a r r y Koreans and Hindus, but f o u r were willing to have their brothers and sisters m a r r y them! In the Nego and Mulatto column it was two to one. 20 of the class were willing to m a r r y Russians while 39 would have them as their best friends. In general the class was in favor of friendship and cordiality towards these races but f e w were willing to inter-marry.
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Pree and W a r r e n Vanden Bosch. Lloyd Arnoldink and Tom Niles will provide t h e humor in the f o r m of an act. The Arcadian final literary meeting will be under the leadership of Tom Ten Hoeve. Emersonian will end its rushing season with a smoker which will be held at Miller's Barn. The meeting is being planned by Ed Martin, Wes Kiel, and Gene Ouderkirk and the f e a t u r e of the evening will be the " f a b u l o u s " Emmie quartet. Everyone is asked to meet at the house where transportation will be provided. An informal get-together called a " s t a g chow" to be held at one of the local dining houses on Saturday evening will end the rushing season f o r the Knicks. Bill Kisken and Bob Bedingfield have been appointed co-chairmen of the event. It will begin a t 7:15 and transportation will be provided f r o m the Knick House. Also a regular literary meeting will be held this evening. Mrs. DenHerder, the Knickerbocker House-mother, who suffered a broken ankle, has been steadily improving and will soon be able to walk again .
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by Dick Biblor
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Say Campus Overdating Due To Unreliable Info by Robert Muilenburg Following a red sweater around campus yesterday, I blundered onto what I believe to be a discovery of the g r e a t e s t importance. The sweater, which had blue eyes above, was playing it cool. It led me a merry chase through the basement of the chapel, until I finally cornered it in the library. Then, while I wallowed in "History F r o m The Neanderthal Man To Eleanor Roosevelt", I carelessly glanced through a nearby magazine, still keeping my quarry in sight. Not being too f a m i l i a r with printed m a t t e r outside of the lost and found notices on the bulletin board, I was surprised to find myself f o r g e t t i n g about the r e d sweater, with each revealing word. In f a c t I altogether abandoned it to a f r e s h m a n reading the biography of Sigmund Freud's niece. And I wasn't a bit sorry later. Usually I am a very modest fellow, but I can't help p a t t i n g myself on the back this time. For you see I have discovered the whole problem to overdating on Hope's campus. During t h a t f a t e f u l hour as I read and re-read double checking on my discovery, I pictured a smiling Dean of Men presenting me with the coveted Congressional Medal of Campus Spies f o r outstanding service detrimental to dating. The article t h a t had so intrigued me was a condensation called, "More Dates Mean Better M a r k s " by A. Fountaine in the May 1950 issue of Reader's Digest. In its brief content lay the root to the nemesis t h a t had invaded our vinechoked buildings two years past. Allow me to reconstruct. The school year 1951 began as usual as possible with the exception of the f r e s h m a n women. They refused to cooperate and insisted on ignoring everything except a certain magazine, which all of them carried clutched tightly in their sweaty hands. As a result a heavy a u r a of tension pervaded t h e usually boring classes until things finally broke the night of September 29, 1951. A t 6:30—everything normal; a t 7:30—kaput. T h e women went wild, phoning the dorms and f r a t e r n i t y houses in search of dates, not caring about a n y t h i n g but a man.
Sororities Busy Planning Parties The members of Hope's sororities have been busy this week making plans f o r date nights and winter f o r m a l and informal parties. S t a r t ing tonight and continuing f o r a month or more the sororities will be having their parties. Sorosites are having t h e i r winter informal party in the basement of the Woman's Literary Club tonight. Wilma Beets and Penny Ramaker are co-chairmen of the party which will be centered around a pirate theme. Sorosites were entertained by their pledges last Friday night at their literary meeting. Indian summ e r was the theme of this meeting. On December 4, the new Sorosis pledges will go through their f o r m a l initiation. The J u n i o r members of the Thesaurian sorority led their literary meeting last Friday night with a Fall theme. Theta pledges will officially become members of the sorority at their formal initiation tonight. Theta members are making plans f o r their date night December 5, which will be a square dance and either a hayride or s l e i g h ride, depending on the weather. Janice Conklin is chairman of this p a r t y . The members of A.S.A. have organized a few new committees in order to have an effective and successful p r o g r a m this year. J a n R o t t s c h a f e r and Ruth Mary Noordyk a r e co-chairmen of the membership committee and Mary Ann Vollink is chairman of the prog r a m committee. The F r e s h m e n girls filled out talent questionaires last week in order to assist their
A f t e r the first returns came in, I immediately turned in my Thomas Hardy pin, and burned my copy of Tess of the D'Ubervilles. N a t u r a l selection had gone out the window and no one missed it. So I made a quick change to progressivism and r a n across the campus shouting, "Things are g e t t i n g b e t t e r and betyears early, the axe fell. Dating ter all the time." And get better they did. Some was outlawed. Even to be seen girls had more dates t h a n a desert holding hands put you under suroasis. They had coffee dates, library veilance. Hours and limits and dates, beach dates, show dates, rules and regulations were drawn The student game dates, dance dates, w o r k up and published. guide read more like t h e punishdates, b r e a k f a s t dates, phone dates, walk dates, and even class dates. ments in Dante's Inferno than But even we could see t h a t we quote—a helpful aid to acquaint were not preserving the "Golden students with their new environMean". Temperance was our mot- ment. The literal translation of to and something had to go. We "any p r e - a r r a n g e d meeting between members of the opposite sex" w a s gave up classes. enforced, and one hesitated to talk Rut like the "Crash of '29" we to a s t r a n g e waitress in a r e s t a u r were ruling high before a fall. ant. The semester returns were what But gradually things hit an even did it. When fifty percent of the freshmen girls received invitations keel and remained consistently bad. from the Dean to " g r a d u a t e " three D a t i n g continued despite everything, and in two years nothing h a s changed the pitiful condition on our campus. Nothing, t h a t is, EVERY DAY IS SPECIAL... until m y discovery. TO SOMEONE YOU K N O W ! As t h e brighter of you, no doubt, m a y have guessed, I had discovered t h a t self-same article. And upon reading its gross distortion of the facts, I could readily see upon what grounds our women had passed their action. F o r it boldly stated t h a t the more dates a person has, the better her grades. It offered no limits to t h e proposition, and portrayed d a t i n g as the easy way to s t r a i g h t A's. Besides being completely untrue, it was a To remember someone bad influence on the s e g m e n t of the population t h a t believes everytoo nice to forget thing i t reads. But f a r f r o m proposing t h a t the GREETING CARDS a u t h o r be dis-emboweled, I merely s h i f t t h e blame to those lascivious THAT EXPRESS YOUR WISHES little digests t h a t quote ten perGET WELL — THANK YOU cent of an article and advertise it as t h e whole t r u t h . They not only CONGRATULATIONS misinform the public b u t do irHAPPY ANNIVERSARY reparable damage with t h e i r claims. HAPPY BIRTHDAY (I personally lost fifty cents on a SINCERE SYMPATHY tube of chlorophyll toothpaste— something I have never quite f o r given them.) Upon their perverted p a t e s I wish bad dreams of Mc C a r t h y and DRUG STORE his book-burnings, and r e f e r t h e m PHONE 3 1 0 5 to the Koran f o r all t h e i r f u t u r e prophecies.
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Hope Symphonette To Present Initial Concert 4 P.M. Sunday, November 22, will m a r k the initial concert of a new concert group on the Hope College campus, t h e Hope College Symphonette. The members of this orchestra, numbering less t h a n t w e n t y , have been selected by audition f r o m the rolls of the larger college orchestra. A r t h u r Hills, director of music f o r the Holland Public Schools, will be the f e a t u r e d soloist in the P e r r y Concertino f o r Clarinet and orWith the f o r m a t i o n of the Symchestra. The p r o g r a m , which contains a wide variety of music in phonette, the Music Department many styles, will include a group hopes to make full length instruof Roumanian Folk Songs by Bar- mental p r o g r a m s available to other tok, two colorful excerpts f r o m Michigan communities where it is Kachaturian's Gayne Suite, the impractical to use the l a r g e r colSymphony in I) by Thomas Arne, lege orchestra. During t h e past Valse Triste by Sibelius, a Revolu- year smaller i n s t r u m e n t a l ensemtionary W a r composition Chester bles made sixty-one appearances in written by William Billings, Ameri- western Michigan, most of these as ca's first composer, and a number portions of some other p r o g r a m . of other selections. The Symphonette will be able to extend this service to Holland and other portions of the s t a t e by offerprogram committee in planning ing full-length concert p r o g r a m s as meetings. The f r e s h m e n girls will well to any interested groups. The have a literary meeting tonight. public is invited to attend the first The Delphi pledges presented the concert of this g r o u p on Sunday, literary meeting last F r i d a y night. November 22, at 4:00 P.M. in the Delphi members are busy m a k i n g College Chapel. plans f o r their winter f o r m a l p a r t y to be held a t the Spring Lake »,* *.* *.* ».* *.* ».* % • • # • » Country Club on December 5. • •*.•% » ».• Nancy Carpenter and Marcia Veldm a n are co-chairmen of the p a r t y and music will be furnished by Nick Poole and his combo. The Dorians had a work meeting last Friday night. Their work project this fall is m a k i n g e a r r i n g s . The Dorians a r e h a v i n g a literary meeting tonight led by J a n e J a r v i s and Margery Addis. Plans are being completed f o r t h e i r winter inf o r m a l p a r t y which will be a toboggan p a r t y at Echo Valley in Kalamazoo on December 12.
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by Dick Bibbr
Your Council m e t at 8:30 p.m. in Van Raalte Hall. Minutes of t h e previous m e e t i n g were read and approved as corrected.
BEYOND T H I S P L A C E by A. J . Cronin In this book, his latest and most exciting novel. Dr. Cronin writes of a son and his f a t h e r — a man broken, brutalized and f o r g o t t e n within prison walls. It is rich in emotion—deep and durable. The book gains added s t a t u r e f r o m the social importance of the theme. The impact of Beyond This Place is tremendous and readers will remember it vividly—and with pleasure f o r a long time.
The following officers' reports were s u b m i t t e d : President's r e p o r t : John Busman announced— 1. T h a t $68.20 has been contributed to the Holland Community Chest. 2. T h a t the bus travelling to Albion had been cancelled because an insufficient n u m b e r of participants had indicated interest in such a plan. Vice President's report: Van Loo reported—
T H E L I F E A N D MUSIC O F BELA BARTOK by Halsey Stevens
1. T h a t all Student-Faculty committees had met a t least once.
2. T h a t the Recreation health committee was responsible f o r the Pep Rally held the evening prior to the Hope-Albion game.
3. T h a t the Student Publications Board had recently appointed Barb a r a Larsen, Bob Bedingfield, and M a r g e Mac E w a n to its staff.
" W o r t h a l stumbled over Prof. Snarf in the 'city' th' other night—Seems he carries that camera every place he goes."
1. Building-Grounds — Dick Ten H a k e n suggested t h a t care of the lawns be publicized on campus. 2. Public Relations—Don Jacobusse reported t h a t officers f o r the committee had been selected and t h a t f u t u r e plans include scheduled tours of the c a m p u s during Tulip Time '54. F u r t h e r m o r e , investigation is being m a d e as to the possibility of having made post-card folders of Hope's campus.
3. Chapel — C a r o l e Hoffs announced that Chapel doors will be closed promptly a t 8 o'clock; also, t h a t a request h a s been made to Dr. Cavanaugh to have the Chapel Choir sing more often. 4. Radio Hope College — B o b Cook stated t h a t the f a c u l t y advisers to the committee were Mr. Prins, Dr. Cavanaugh, and Miss Van H a i t s m a . New Business: The following motions w e r e made, seconded, and carried:
4. T h a t a re-evaluation of the value of Homecoming floats and dorm decorations be made under the direction of this year's Chairman, Ben Le Fevre, but t h a t the committee m e m b e r s be appointed by him as he sees fit. F r o m this re-evaluation a list is to be f o r m u lated and retained f o r use next year. 6. T h a t the Student Council office be used to collect class dues. 7. T h a t a committee be established to investigate the jurisdictional right of committee action over Council decisions. At 9:35 p.m. the meeting was adjourned. Respectfully submitted, Carole Estroe Council Secretary
With the influx of many foreign students to our campus, we thought it would be of interest to our readers to have a column of recipes f r o m foreign lands. This issue we will s t a r t with China in the hope t h a t those who are able will t r y this one out and r e f e r to this column when exotic dishes are desired. Beef and Cauliflower Plase in a preheated f r y i n g - p a n :
This book by Halsey Stevens is the first full-scale biography of Bartok, and the first book to undertake an examination of his entire musical output. In P a r t I the book tells Bartok's life story. P a r t II is a study of Bartok's music. This work will serve as an invaluable handbook not only f o r lovers of Bartok's music, but f o r anyone seeking an understanding of the perplexities of m o d e r n music, in which his influence is everywhere apparent.
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The National Science Foundation h a s recently announced t h a t it
The United Nations is a place where: . . . . public opinion is developed—and public opinion makes things happen in spite of iron curtains. . . . . you can get authoritative reactions quickly on the s t a t e of opinion in almost any p a r t of the world. . . . . Americans can see how their American public servants are conducting the American side of the cold war. It therefore enables us to correct our mistakes more quickly and with g r e a t e r sureness than we could do otherwise. . . . . the f r e e world gets consolidated. Being free, the non-Communist nations naturally tend to go their own way and to d r i f t a p a r t . But sooner or later some Communism spokesman will make some statement that is so monstrous t h a t you can almost see the f r e e nations getting together before your very eyes. This more than counterbalances whatever advantages the Communist may get out of their propaganda.
If you see a man or woman with a bleeding forehead, you'll know t h a t they have just finished a midsemester exam. They a r e easily recognized: crooked r i g h t hand, ink-splattered, road-map e y e s , mumbling erroneously, and twitching violently at the base of the skull. This condition m a y cause a f a i n t i n g nosedive in a cup of coffee at the Kletz. If you see such a person in the Kletz, do not become alarmed. Merely remove his nose f r o m the coffee and add cream and s u g a r to each nostril.
This person has just answered . . . . six of the member nations are peoples who were under alien problems of various nature. Take control when the Charter was signed. Of the 800 million people in f o r example: the f r e e world who were dependent ten years ago some 600 million—or Sociology three-fourths—have won full independence since 1945. Question: What is a Cloak and . . . . representatives of nations can meet without f o r m a l i t y to Dagger M a n ? settle disputes. Those who w a n t to divide and rule a r e impeded, f o r Answer: Buddy-stabber. this is a hard g a m e to play when the entire f r e e world is looking on. History . . . . the t h r e a t of w a r in Iran in 1946, due to pressure of Russian Question: Outline, briefly, the text book. troops, was moderated and gradually extinguished. Answer: F e e d the Professor, . . . . the initiative was taken, with substantial American backing, maybe he'll go away. to prevent Communist encroachment on Greece in 1947. English . . . . open w a r f a r e over Kashmir between India and Pakistan was Question: W h a t was the flea's stopped. name on Shakespeare's Dog? . . . . the advent of Israel into the family of nations was determined Answer: No speeka-da-English. and an end put to a bloody w a r in the Holy Land. Greek . . . . working with the Netherlands and the Indonesians, full independence was given to the 76 million people inhabiting Indonesia. . . . . p a r t of the f r e e world was organized to repel the bloody aggression in Korea, which threatened t h e whole f r e e world—and not only in Asia. The Kremlin has a real headache in the United Nations. They cannot control the United Nations; they cannot break it up; they do not dare leave it.
Question: Translate the Illiad. A n s w e r : Silently and unnoticeably slash wrists. Biology Question: What do you do with an a m o e b a ? Answer: Kill it before it reproduces.
plans to award approxi/mately 750 g r a d u a t e and post-doctoral fellowships f o r study in t h e sciences f o r the 1954-1955 academic year.
fellowships which a r e open only to citizens of the United S t a t e s will be awarded solely on the basis of mathematical, physical, medical, biological and engineering sciences, including physical anthropology, psychology (excluding clinical psychology), physical geography and interdisciplinary fields. College seniors m a j o r i n g in the sciences and who expect to receive baccalaureate degrees during the 1953-1954 academic year are encouraged to apply f o r the awards. The selection of predoctoral Fellows will be based on t e s t scores of scientific aptitude and achievement, academic records, and recommendations r e g a r d i n g each candidate's abilities. • The evaluation of each candidate's qualifications will be made by panels of scientists chosen by the National Academy of Sciences. The final selection of Fellows will be made by the National Science Foundation. The annual stipends f o r predoctoral Fellows r a n g e f r o m $1400 to $1800. In addition to providing limited allowances f o r dependents and travel, tuition and certain required fees will be paid by the Foundation. The tenure of a fellowship is f o r one year and can be a r r a n g e d to begin a t any time a f t e r J u n e 1, 1954, but normally must not be later t h a n the beginning of the 1954-1955 academic y e a r at the institution of the Fellow's choice. In order to be considered f o r the 1954-1955 academic year, applications must be received in the Fellowship Office of t h e National Research Council by J a n u a r y 4, 1954. Detailed information and application f o r m s may be secured f r o m the Fellowship Office, National Research Council, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington 25, D.C.
Chemistry Question: Give the f o r m u l a f o r What It Is Not alcohol. Answer: I can't; it's a g a i n s t my The United Nations is not a world government. It cannot impose a tax of any kind. It cannot d r a f t a single soldier. Its Charter pro- principles. hibits its intervention in domestic matters. Spanish BERIA GETS A R O U N D Question: Who was the greatest It is not a heavy burden on the United States t a x p a y e r —16 cents A student at N o r t h Texas S t a t e per citizen in Year II of the Atomic Age. This is less t h a n half of Mexican in history? Answer: The Cisco Kid (alias Teachers College—faced with signwhat is spent f o r the sanitation of the City of New York, or oneing the eighth s t a t e m e n t in his fourteenth of w h a t is spent f o r cigarettes. The amount spent by the Marlon Brando) college career t h a t he is not a Economics United Nations, foreign delegations and secretariat members living in Communist—signed the name of Question: Write a 500 word senNew York f a r exceeds our annual contribution to the United Nations Laventy Beria, deposed Russian tence comparing communism to and the Specialized Agencies. police boss, the o t h e r day. capitalism. A n o t a r y public in the college It does not t h r e a t e n the destruction of our Constitution because, as A n s w e r : Rags to Riches. (Someadministration building let it pass the Supreme Court h a s said, " t h e treaty making power does not extend where in t h a t sentence you m u s t without question. The student said as f a r as to authorize w h a t the Constitution forbids." add a verb and 496 adjectives.) he would put the pledge in his It is not a nest of Communist spies, because there is nothing to spy Psychology scrapbook. on in the United Nations—which is why the Soviets haven't even filled Question: Who is c r a z y ? their quota of employees. Answer: Anyone who knows the i i i i i i i i i i It is certainly not a device which h a s had an unbroken record of answer. successes. F a r f r o m it. It did not prevent the Communist victory Government in China. Neither did the United States. Communist successes in Question: What did Senator Mcother p a r t s of the world have taken place in spite of the United Carthy j u s t do? Nations. Yet it not only survives but actually functions helpfully, Answer: Gave the whole world though imperfectly, in spite of the fact t h a t the Communist bloc is in 24 hours to get out. a cold w a r with the r e s t of the world. Such t h a t it is, we t a k e exams. [Excerpts from a statement to the House Foreign Affairs Committee) In some classrooms, one hears muffled gun-shots as bodies slump gurgling to the floor, insane screaming, ruffling of crib-notes, and the fiendish laughter of a power-crazy KEEPSAKE DIAMONDS professor. HAMILTON ELGIN BULOVA
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WELL, T H A T S N E W YORK Bruce Wormald, a Columbia University student, has been having car trouble—for more t h a n two y e a r s now. It began back in 1951, when the engine of his 1936 model automobile conked out n e a r New York City's W e l f a r e Island. Unable to g e t the car s t a r t e d again, Wormald pushed it into a secluded corner and l e f t it parked. This month he received a warning letter f r o m W e l f a r e Island officials. They wanted him to retrieve his deserted car. So he and a friend went back to the Island and, failing to get the motor running, they pushed the vehicle off a 24-foot cliff and into the ocean. An alert doctor saw the car being dumped, though, and notified the police. Now the two students a r e charged with "dumping r e f u s e " into New York City w a t e r s in violation of the S a n i t a r y Code," and the police are g r a p p l i n g f o r Wormald's white elephant.
P L U S P E N A N D BOOK What has a student? An opinion, contained Orderly Covertly To p r e t a i n its propriety . . . An Appointment, kept On time At place To preserve others' opinions . . A romance, t r e a t e d Lightly Intriguingly To hinder its growth, its emergence Into more than romance Into more t h a n essence of soul And into E x t e r n a l Pressence. .•
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by Billie Houtman Anyone can have f u n with a r t . to bring to our community the opFor some it remains a serious and portunity of observing some of tosacred thing, but for everyone it day's a r t i s t r y . Plans are being has a glory in its form of con- made to show products of France, crete expression. There is a joy England, Germany, United States, in building, in creating—and a r t , as well as other countries of the whether it be painting, sculpturing, Western world. The display promor just sketching, is a perfect out- ises to hold an interesting comparilet. One need not be exceptionally son for the alert mind, and a valutalented to let his emotions ap- able experience f o r everyone. pear on paper; every time a line is This exhibition will be another drawn or two colors combined, a of the progressive steps taken by bit of that individual is revealed. the art enthusiasts of Hope colFollowing the development of a lege, and perhaps one of the greatperson, or even t r a c i n g the t r e n d s est. Hut there have been others. of a people, is a fascinating study. There is always a motivation in the Ideas and beliefs of an ancient art department that keeps things civilization are hidden in its arti- happening; a spirit that keeps it facts, just as the turbulence and active and alive. The increasing intricacies of today are portrayed enrollment of students indicates its in modern art. widespread appeal, and the varied As art is becoming less and less courses offered provide opportunilimited to the talented few, t h e r e ties for all students to s a t i s f y their is a keener interest on the part artistic curiosities. There may not of everyone, if not to create, at be a child prodigy or another least to observe. In the spring of (irandma Moses, but there will be this school year, Hope college a r t evidences of creative minds at work. department anticipates an exhibi- Self-expression is intrinsic in man, tion of contemporary work. Mr. and the instruction and facilities Baker has made it possible, through found in the a r t department prothe loan of the f u r n i t u r e museum, mote actualitv. •'
Two members of the University of Michigan alty who are on the Michigan regional committee for the Woodrow Wilson Fellowships were here November f) to discuss the fellowships. Dr. Lucas Bunt, Director of Research, Institute of Education, University of Utrecht and mathematics expert, was here November 7. A Dutch schoolteacher and his sister spent the afternoon and evening on Hope's campus. The visit was part of a two week tour which Dr. Kerkhof of Utrecht won in a contest sponsored by " P a n o r a m a , " a popular Dutch magazine. 1 he Dean of the Wayne University Medical School interviewed Hope students November f).
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Dutch Down Dritons, Hornets To Cop M I A A Grid Crown MIAA S T A N D I N G S
Hope Slips Past Kalamazoo, 12-7
W L T 5 0 0 Hope 3 1 1 Albion The Hope Dutchmen clinched the Hillsdale ____ 2 1 2 1953 MIAA Football Championship Alma 2 2 0 last Saturday on Riverview Park Olivet 2 3 0 by squeaking out a narrow 12-7 Adrian 1 3 1 victory over the steady Kalamazoo Kalamazoo __ ._() 5 0 Hornets, while Albion and Hillsdale, each with one loss in the conference race, played to a scoreless Scores deadlock the same night to knock O l i v e t 7, A drian 6 each other out of the running.
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Trailing 12-0 in the f o u r t h quarO l i v e t 2 6 , Kazoo 1 9 ter, the Hornets broke through to Hope 1 2, Kazoo 7 block a Hope punt and turn it into Albion 0, Hillsdale 0 a touchdown. Shortly t h e r e a f t e r A l m a 19, A d r i a n 14 they fell on a Dutch f u m b l e and with time running out took to its passing attack in an effort to reach among Hope rooters. On a decisive paydirt and cop a victory. play just before the final gun, With Halfback John Compton however, Compton was swarmed doing the pitching, the Hornets over by the entire Dutch line and connected on large gains to march the 14-yard loss virtually ended down the field to cause some worry the t h r e a t . A scoreless first half found Hope runners unable to gain much f r o m scrimmage, consistently running into a horde of tacklers filling up the holes. Halfback John A d a m s broke the deadlock in the third period on a dazzling 80-yard runback of a Under the tutelage of Coach punt. The only concerted Dutch John Visser, Hope opened its bas- drive of the g a m e was capped in ketball practice session on Novem- the f o u r t h period when E n d John ber 2. Nine men are returning Brannock made a diving catch in f r o m last year's championship the end zone of a nine-yard toss squad, which took a play-off g a m e by Adams. f r o m Kalamazoo to win their The Dutch, f r e s h f r o m important second successive M.I.A.A. cage victories over big guns Beloit and crown. Albion, the l a t t e r being t h e virtual
The first week of practice wa.i devoted chiefly to loosening up exercises. In t h e afternoons, Visser supervised the r e t u r n i n g lettermen and the more experienced f r e s h men in sessions intended to give the players the feel of the ball and a review of Hope plays. A f t e r supper Visser and Assistant Coach L a r r y Green held sessions f o r f r e s h m e n only. Scrimmages were held the l a t t e r p a r t of the week when the first cuts were made. This year Hope will have only one squad composed of twenty men. The more inexperienced reserves on the team will play the preliminary g a m e s but there will be no split of the teams as before. Hope has an eighteen g a m e schedule this year. Besides f o u r teen conference games, the Dutch will open with Wabash on November 28 at home, play two games with Michigan Normal and a single encounter at Beloit on J a n u a r y 15. Normal and Beloit are newcomers to the Dutch schedule.
Adams Runs Wild In Albion Victory Rocking the undermanned Albion Britons with a stunning first quarter offensive and holding them off with the aid of Briton miscues on second half goal line stands, the Hope college gridiron squad ran off to a 20-7 decision on the Albion playing field in the contest billed as the battle f o r the MIAA title this year. Hope halfback F r a n k Talarico, whose f e a t of seven touchdowns in his two previous g a m e s had given him the s t a t e scoring lead, was closely guarded and as a result held to no score and 75 yards in 12 running a t t e m p t s . But the Albion defense was foiled by the other Dutch halfback, John Adams, who went over f o r all three Hope counters and ripped off gains totaling 146 y a r d s in 10 tries.
F r i b e r g Ineffective The Albion attack suffered f r o m the loss of quarterback Bob Friberg, whose ankle i n j u r y kept him on the bench most of the game and hampered his effectiveness when he was in the action. In addition, regular end-halfback Addison Brink saw little service, also because of an ailment. The Dutch bounced into an early lead with the help of an interception deep in Briton territory. Fading back the Albion tosser was hit by the Dutch line as the ball left his hand, with J o h n Brannock grabbing t h e pigskin f o r the interception. Adams turned it into a tally f r o m eight y a r d s out. L a t e r in the same q u a r t e r Adams swept l e f t end f r o m his own 47 and with the aid of a path-clearing block by g u a r d Don VanderToll ambled down the sidelines to go the whole distance. Bud Prins' boot gave the Dutch a 13-point advantage. Dutch Defense Holds A f t e r a second period in which decider of the MIAA title, found it the reserve-laden H o p e attack difficult to become over-enthused about the encounter with the Hornets, winless so f a r in conference games. Team attitude showed up HOPE-ALBION in the overall play, little spark beSTATISTICS ing evident until the last seconds .A H when d e f e a t appeared possible. 15 F i r s t downs 10 217 Yards rushing __ 247 127 Yards passing __ 80 30 Passes a t t e m p t e d 15 HOPE-KAZOO STATISTICS 8 Passes completed 4 H K Passes intercepted 14 First downs 7 1 by .. 3 140 Yards rushing __ 90 1 Fumbles lost 2 109 Yard passing ___ 90 4 Punts 5 18 Passes attempted 18 31.5 Punt average 31.8 9 Passes completed 6 Yards penalized . 110 55 Passes intercepted Hope _13 0 0 7 2 0 0 by 1 7- 7 Albion 0 0 0 0 Fumbles lost 7 Hope scoring: TD—Adams 3. 6 Punts 3 P A T — P r i n s 2. 29 Pun average 37.3 Albion scoring: TD—Weis. Yards penalized— 60 45 PAT—Dean. Hope 0 0 6 6-12 Kazoo _0 0 0 7- 7 Hope scoring: TD— Adams, Brannock. Kazoo scoring:. T D - -Lenox. PAT—Howlett.
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own second and t h i r d - s t r i n g e r s at the time, the Britons scored on a pass f r o m Tom Schwaderer to Norm Weis. A big percentage of the total y a r d a g e gained by Albion during the afternoon was accounted f o r in these last minutes, enough to enable them to outgain the Dutch in a misleading statistic. Adams' p e r f o r m a n c e brought his season total f o r seven g a m e s to '503 yards rushing in 56 tries, f o r an average of 8.9 yards per. Talarico has now gained 362 yards in 72 rushing a t t e m p t s , f o r an average gain of 5.0 yards. Fullback Dave Kempker, to whom an earlygame i n j u r y necessitated his absence f r o m all but a little of the play, has accumulated 329 yards on 64 carries f o r a 5.1 average.
missed on some more scoring opportunities, the Britons roared back like a different squad to dominate the second half. The Albion gridders banged a w a y at the goal line three times, failing each time as the Dutch defense held. Twice touchdowns were scored but nullified by infractions on the p a r t of the over-eager Britons, and yardage lost on the penalties gave the Dutchmen another chance to stymie t h e t h r e a t . Adams Scores Again A last q u a r t e r touchdown, on a 34-yard sprint by Adams, put the contest out of reach of the defending champion Albion, who finally banged out a tally of their own in the last minute against a squadful of Hope reserves. Fielding t h e i r
It's about time to give the i n t r a m u r a l s p o r t p r o g r am a cold look in the eye and then s t a r t raising some questions about it. T h e program grew originally out of a desire on the p a r t of individuals to e n g a g e in those s p o r t s which required the participation of a group—softball and basketball, for instance—and which hence demanded some degree of organization. Recent tendencies, however, have acted to obscure this motive so that at the present time, it would appear, it has been lost sight of completely in the welter of an overloaded program. The purpose of providing recreation is now apparently being overlooked, an overstressing of the competitive aspect, through the channels of the fraternities, taking its place. The all-sports trophy has assumed disproportionate prominence until it now seems that the complications involved in figuring out the all-sports standings are a criterion of the intra-mural p r o g r a m ' s success. There is really little need f o r the inclusion under the intra-mural setup of sports not requiring a large number of participants—sports, f o r instance, like golf and table tennis. The m a n who likes to play golf can and will, with or without an i n t e r - f r a t e r n i t y p r o g r a m ; but the man who is no g r e a t addict of the sport but who feels compelled to play j u s t so his f r a t e r n i t y h a s a representative, is being deprived of his time. Even one of the group sports—volleyball—has caused a reaction among the i n t r a m u r a l m a n a g e r s of ."let's get it over with as soon as possible." When participation becomes a chore, the purposes of the p r o g r am have been defeated. *
The Albion incident of last week points out quite graphically the h a z a r d s of being a public figure. It was a personal affair. The actual incident and t h e real motivations underlying it a r e known only to the principals involved, and to very f e w others. Yet the public g r a b s a t it, claims it as its duty to i n t e r p r e t it, and distorts it. No doubt t h e figure of controversy in such a situation m i g h t well ask with a touch of bitterness—is i t anybody else's business? *
The inter-frat touch football season is over, which means it's all-star time. This year's dream team: End—Tom Keizer, Frater End—Will Kisken, Knick Center—A1 Nelson, Frater Back—John Giebink, Arkie Back—John Kenwell, Frater Back—Frankie Alberts, Seminary Back—Tom Mix, Independent