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CONDUCTS CHAPEL SERIES PRESENTS CONCERT The Rev. Harland Steele, minister of the F i r s t Reformed Church of Grand Haven, Michigan, conducted chapel services a t Hope College during the week of November 11 to November 15. The general theme of the meditations was, MAN'S MORAL MESS AND MISERY, based on Genesis 3. Rev. Steele spoke on the following subjects throughout the week: Monday, Nov. 11 - "Temptation's Lure" (scripture - Genesis 3:1-6) Tuesday, Nov. 12 - "Little Sins" (scripture - Psalm 51:1-14) Wednesday, Nov. 13 - "Daily Struggles" (scripture - Genesis 3:15-19) Thursday, Nov. 14 - "Opposing Forces" (scripture - Psalm 2:1-12)

Friday, Nov. 15 - "Salvation Questioned" (scripture - Genesis 3: 20-24) Rev. Steele received his Bachelor of A r t s degree f r o m Hope College in 1944, and attended Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan.

KATHER1NE GIBBS OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SENIOR GIRLS Two national scholarships f o r college senior girls are being offered for 1958-1959 by the Katharine Gibbs School. Each scholarship consists of full tuition ($785) f o r the secretarial t r a i n i n g course, plus an additional cash award of $500. The winners may select any of the four Gibbs schools f o r their training — Boston, New York, Montclair, or Providence. Winners are chosen by the scholarship Committee of Catharine Gibbs on the basis of college record, personal and character qualifications, financial need ,and potentialities f o r success in business. Hope College may recommend two candidates. Students interested in competing f o r one of these Katharine Gibbs awards m a y obtain full information f r o m their advisor.

United States1 Labor In The World of Tomorrow 4 P.M., Wednesday, Nov. 20 Western Seminary Commons Leonard Woodcock, International Vice President of the UAW, speaks f o r American Labor. From a position close to A F L - C I 0 President Walter Reuther, he predicts the f u t u r e of labor organization in our rapidly changing world.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Monday, November 18 Alpha Chi - 7:30 P.M. Kappa Delta - 7:15 P.M. Tuesday, November 19 Y Meeting - 7:15 P.M. Delphi Formal Initiation Music Building Wednesday, November 20 W.A.A. Swim 8:00 P.M. Co-Rec. Friday, November 22 Symphonette in Lansing Saturday, November 23 Nykerk Cup Contest

The Hope College Faculty String Quartet presented its first concert of the year on Sunday a f t e r noon, November 3, 1957 a t 4 p.m. in the Music Building Auditorium a t Hope College.


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Hope College recently received a The Hope College Symphonette, check in excess of $8,000.00 f r o m with Miss J a n t i n a Holleman as sothe estate of Mrs. Wilhelmina Van loist, will a p p e a r November 22, on de Laare according to an announceWKAR-TV in E a s t Lansing, Michment by Irwin J . Lubbers, presigan. ident. The Symphonette will play in The bequest represents oneDr. W a l t e r Hartley, pianist and the "Fields A f a r " series presented newest member of Hope's piano f o u r t h of the estate. A like amount by Michigan S t a t e University. The faculty, appeared with the group was left to Western Theological college group w a s selected to apas soloist. Dr. Hartley w a s Seminary. In view of Mrs. Vande pear because of the favorable reheard in the Chamber Concerto Laare's g r e a t interest in music, ception of their concert of a year for piano and strings. Opus 7, Num- the bequest has been allocated to ago. The program, originating ber 5 Johann Christian Bach, the the Music Department of Hope from the University between 7 and eleventh and youngest son of Jo- College f o r the purchase of pianos. 7:30, will be recorded and permahann Sebastian Bach. nently filed in the Michigan State The remainder of the p r o g r a m University files. ALCOR SPONSORS was devoted to the Quartet No. P r o g r a m v selections include: 1 of the Czech composer Smetana. COFFEE HOUR "Overture in Italian Style" by On November 13, Alcor, the Franz Schubert; The 2nd, 3rd, and This composition is an unusual one f o r string quartet, since it is intend- senior women honorary society 6th movement of "The Tournaed as an autobiography of Smet- sponsored a coffee hour. Held ment of T e m p e r a m e n t s , " respectana. The music tells of his youth Wednesday in Durfee lounge, the ively "The Humble," "The Eccenas a composer of gay music, his a f f a i r took place f r o m 3:00 P.M. trio," and "The Spirited," by Karl dream of a "nationalistic" music to 4:30 P.M. Detters von Ditterdorf. Miss HolThe purpose of this mid-after- leman will play "Allegro" f r o m style f o r Bohemia, of his wife, and of the t r a g e d y of his oncoming noon coffee hour was to allow our "Klavier-Konzert No. 24" by W.A. students and faculty to t a k e a Mozart. deafness. break f r o m their activities to en-( The Hope Quartet, with Dr. Twenty-seven students have Hartley, appeared as guest art- joy a cup of coffee and a bit of re- been selected f r o m the r e g u l a r orists a t the convention of the Music laxation. Coffee was poured by the chestra to make the trip. They inTeachers' National Association in faculty women and cookies were clude: Nancy Boyd, Keith Brower, Grand Rapids on November 5th. served with the beverage. Leading Merry De W a a r d , Wayne Dixon, Members of the quartet a r e : Dr. tothe g r e a t success t h a t the coffee- Sandra Dressel, Marhall Elzinga, Morrette Rider, associate professor hour enjoyed was the combined J a n e Gouwens, Lois Griffes, Gordon of music theory and instruments at work of all Alcor members. Hoeksema, Hewitt Johnston, MirHope, and Wanda Nigh Rider on iam Klaaren, Constance K r e g a r , violin; Carleton Kelch, director of and William Kuyper. s t r i n g instruments in the Holland FRENCH CLUB OBSERVES Also, Calvin Langejans, Gary Public Schools, on viola; and P e t e r LAFAYETTE BICENTENNIAL Looman, Bruce Matthews, E v e r e t t Kleynenberg, part-time instructor The observance of the two hun- Nienhouse, Cheryl Normington, at Hope, on cello. dredth anniversary of L a f a y e t t e ' s Betty Ann Rothwell, Diane Sluytbirth was made by the members of er, J u d y Tysse, Ben Vanden Bos, Le Cercle Francais a t their month- Ardeth Vanderweilen, David VanDELTA PHI ALPHA liy meeting, the evening of Novem- Dyke, Greta Weeks, Marcia Welch, ber 4, atMiss Meyer's home. A f t e r and Terrill Zylman. ENJOYS SLIDES, HEARS the business meeting conducted by GERMAN SPEAKER Preident Evalyn Carter, the proOn Wednesday, October 30, Delta g r a m was presented by Carol RyW.A.A. S P O N S O R S SWIM Phi Alpha, the German Honorary W.A.A. will sponsor its second lance. F r a t e r n i t y , held a meeting. The The group participated in a C.-Rec activity next Wednesday, session was held in the Science question and answer biography of November 20th. It will be a swim Building at 7:00 P.M. Lafayette. Then Carol explained at the pool in the Grand Haven The program featured Bill Wag- the design of the s t a m p issued High School. Watch your bulletin goner's slides of Germany. An- this year by the United S t a t e s in boards f o r more information. All other enjoyable part of the pro- L a f a y e t t e ' s honor. This s t a m p is college students are invited to parg r a m was to hear G i e s a 1 a another sign of respect which the ticipate; cars will leave the gym Tscheuscher speak in her native United States still holds f o r this at 7:00 P.M. tongue of German. Giesala has French patriot who aided the cause just moved to the United States f o r American independence with f r o m her homeland in Europe. such enthusiasm. We are especially The next meeting of Delta Phi reminded of him by over f i f t y AmAlpha will be in December. Since erican cities and towns, a college, this will be during the holiday and several institutions which bear season, the group plans to cele- the name L a f a y e t t e . brate with a Christmas party. Since L a f a y e t t e was also conPresident Bob Lesniak called the neced with Marie Antoinette and Student Council meeting to order played a large p a r t in the French at 8:30 in Room 101, Van Raalte. SPANISH CLUB MEETS AT Revolution, Susie Graves led the P r a y e r was offered by Dick Brockclub in two appropriate songs, "La meier. Roll call was taken, and HOME OF DR. B R O W N On Monday night, November 4, Chanson de Marie Antoinette," and the minutes w e r e approved as read. a t 7:15, the Spanish Club held its "La Marseillaise," the French Na- Officers' Reports President: Thanks to the Homesecond monthly meeting a t the tional Anthem. Following the meeting cider and coming Chairmen and Committees home of Dr. Brown. cookies were served to the group f o r the wonderful work they did. A short business meeting was by hostesses Carol Sikkenga and Bob stated t h a t we received a letconducted by Steve Van Grouw, Nancy Boyd. t e r f r o m Calvin concerning our expresident, and plans f o r obtaining The next meeting of Le Cercle change dinner. Calvin will be host a Spanish movie were discussed. Francais will be on Sunday a f t e r - this year. The tentative date has A f t e r the business on hand was noon, December 8 a t 4:00. The anbeen set f o r November 21. All S.C. finished, B a r b a r a Emmick, who nual Christmas vespers will be premembers were invited to the served as Holland's Community sented then a t the home of Mrs. MACSG conference, November 3. Ambassador last summer, showed Prins. Following the vespers will Vice Pres.: Welcome to Fred her beautiful slides of Chile. be a b u f f e t supper. Brown and P e t e r Geitner as new The meeting was adjourned at S.C. members. about 9 P.M., a t which time Mrs. FROSH E L E C T E D TO W.A.A. T r e a s u r e r : Our expenses f o r the Brown served refreshments. The Women's Athletic Associa- period of October 22-28 were tion is happy to announce t h e f o u r $10.05, and f o r the year, $355.99. f r e s h m e n girls t h a t were elected Dick reminded us t h a t the S.C. is S.C. PARTY PLANNED to serve on its board f o r this 1957- exempt f r o m paying sales tax. A Student Council P a r t y is plan- 58 school year. They a r e : Marlyn Secretary: Please remember to ned f o r tomorrow night, November DeWaard, H o l l a n d , Michigan; pick u p the printed minutes in the 16,8 p.m. a t t h e Women's L i t e r a r y Merry DeWaard, Holland, Michi- S.C. office. Club. The cost will be one dollar g a n ; Mary Harmeling, Winter P a r l i a m e n t a r i a n : Vern explained per couple and music will be pro- P a r k , Florida; and Sharon Neste, the functions and importance of vided by a local group. Chicago, Illinois. the committee system.

Nykerk Preparation Arouse Traditional Class Rivalry The Sophomore and F r e s h m a n girls will really be working hard the next two weeks, f o r on November 23, they will be competing for the Nykerk Cup. The singers, thespians, and orators f r o m each class will be brushing up on their talents with the hope of winning the coveted cup f o r their class. The Sophomores have chosen Edna Hollander as a co-chairman to work with Senior, Ruth W r i g h t in the selecting, staging, and directing of the song. Adina Yonan, chosen by the F r e s h m a n girls, will work alongside of Ann De P r e e in preparing their song. The play chosen f o r the Sophomore class is entitled "A Date With the Professor". The girls who were chosen to act inthis play are Sandy Decker, Judy Tysse, Judy Van Dyke, Myrna Schalekamp, Harriet Wissink, Margo Gotte and Dorene Tornga. The Senior chairmen a r e Jo Ann Barton and Sheryl Yntema. The Sophomore chairman is Greta Weeks. The Freshman play, "Kid Gloves" is under the direction of Junior, Welsh to help her. Those who Carol Luth with F r e s h m a n , Dot were cast f o r the p a r t s of this play are Ruth Mokma, Louise Hunter, Phyllis Prins, Gerry Giordano, Ellyn Renkes, Arlene Cizek, and Joyce Essenburg. The orators f o r both classes are Ruth Ver Meulen f r o m the Sophomore class and Judie Cariati f r o m the f r e s h m a n class. The coaches will be Marianne H a g e m a n f r o m the Senior class and Isla Van Eenenaam from the J u n i o r class. It is quite a p p a r e n t t h a t the competition f o r Nykerk will be great. The Sophomore girls a r e anxious to work hard to keep the Nykerk cup in their possession while the Freshman girls are equally anxious to s t a r t work to take the cup f r o m the Sophomores.

Committee Reports Educational Policies: A technical report will be given to the secret a r y as it does not concern the council members. Homecoming: Reports will be written f o r the files. Mom and Dad's Day: Carl Ver Beek reported t h a t chairmen f o r the correspondence are S. Dressel and 1. Van Eenenaam. P r o g r a m s are under the direction of Marge Ten Haken. Rowland Van E s is in charge of the dining hall a r r a n g e ments. The dinner is f r o m 5 to 7:30 and tickets are $1.50 f o r parents, and $.75 f o r boarding students. Bob Lesniak will welcome the p a r e n t s at Half-Time. Old Business None. New Business It was decided t h a t t h e organization of the Pre-Medical society would fall under t h e Student Direction committee. Since t h e r e w a s no f u r t h e r business, the meeting was adjourned. Respectfully submitted, Carol Hondorp Student Council Secretary

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Emancipate Our Dining Halls!! When we come to college we are faced with many m a j o r decisions which will g r e a t l y affect our lives and we are regarded by both the community and faculty, who keep telling us t h a t we are old enough to take the initiative, as young adults. Yet, when we enter the dining halls we are faced with a condition which leaves us with a feeling of either being grossly disillusioned by the faculty and community or t h a t if we do have the mentality to be in college our intelligence should be greatly insulted. This condition is the assigning of seats in the dining halls. As Freshmen, seats are assigned .to our female population and t h e males are l e f t to roam f r o m table to table. The motive behind the assigning of seats is a noble one, f o r it supposedly is a method of having the new students become better acquainted with each other. But why are the females assigned seats and the males not? P e r h a p s t h e males can better a d j u s t themselves to the " r a p i d " change of environment a t each meal however, this is beside the point. The f a c t is t h a t both the males and females should be given the opportunity to take the initiative on their own in meeting new friends. By the time we are Sophomores many of us have made the acquaintances which are necessary f o r full a d j u s t m e n t into the life of t h e college. We have chosen our particular friends with whom we get along exceptionally well and we have also made a number of other social contacts. Meals, when we are Sophomores, are when we take time f r o m our busy schedules and talk with our f r i e n d s about interests in common. We not only meet as a class in the dining hall but we meet as personal friends at individual tables. Still there persists the seating chart — a hangover f r o m the F r e s h m a n year — which tells us with whom or with whom we may not eat our meals. Lately, in Voorhees Hall we have not only had the women assigned to seats but the men as well were given a piece of paper to "sign up" at the table a t which t h e y were to eat f o r the next f e w weeks. To be sure t h a t none of the "bad little boys and girls" a r e not so naughty as to sit in the w r o n g s e a t s during these two week periods, the " w a r d e n " or head waitress — depending on whatever capacity she is acting in a t the time — will go around to each table during the meals and "check u p " to see if all the little kiddies are properly nestled in their prospective seats. (This leaves the people eating with the most disconcerting feeling t h a t they are being watched). Failure to find your assigned table results in a reprimand. (In one case a girl was "spoken t o " and special attention was given to the f a c t t h a t she find the " r i g h t " table). Here's an innovation not yet thought of — Why not have each person call out an assigned number and have roll taken at the meals? These conditions do not only a p p e a r in Voorhees but also in the Terrace Room — where the Juniors and Seniors dine. So many girls are assigned to some tables t h a t the poor males are seldom f o r t u n a t e enough to sit in groups of twos or threes. Thus f r o m its prevalence we see this custom is not the policy of the individual housemothers, whose fine work we appreciate. On the weekends we are given the privilege to choose our own table companions. Why can't this procedure be followed throughout the week since it works so well? Students on the college level have the ability to choose friends and make new acquaintances f o r themselves. Those who feel t h a t we do not posses these qualities greatly underestimate the student of today. I t is time f o r the rude awakening t h a t our dining halls should be emancipated! —C. H. P.

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( A C P ) — C o l u m u n i s t Jean-Paul Richard surveys the pop music s c e n e f o r NORTHEASTERN N E W S , Northeastern University, Boston, and comes up with these views: Let's look a t what happened to "pop" music in the last few months. Some changes have occurred. Rock and Roll is still with us. It may have lost a bit of its popularity, but not enough to indicate t h a t it is on its way out as some people have predicted. A good beat still seems to be what a lot of listeners want. The last six months have seen the rapid rise and even more rapid downfall of Calypso. The Caribbean sound was the r a g e f o r a while, but it has now faded out of the picture almost completely. The lact of enough authentic material and the poor job of imitation probably cut the calypso craze short more than anything else. When the demand f o r calypso tunes arose, the market was flooded with poor imitations. Calypso may be going out, but Hawaiian music seems to be on theway in. At present there are several songs with sounds f r o m the islands which are rapidly gaining popularity . . .* The latest and most welcome additions to the music scene are the "comeback" songs. These old s t a n d a r d s have been freshened up with the new a r r a n g e m e n t s and have caught the public ear . . . One song is notable because it doesn't follow any trends. It would be g r e a t if it did s t a r t one though. " P a s s i n g S t r a n g e r s " has a definite modern sound about it. The melody and lyrics are good, but the tremendous delivery of Sarah Vaughn and Billy Eckstine really " m a k e " this song.

By Yoshie Ogawa With his black-leather jacket and motorcycle boots, Steve Schoenberg, Detroit senior a t Albion, last summer toured Europe vacation-land of many Americans. Steve spent the summer vacation studying and traveling in Europe and especially in Germany. His f a m i l y is of Germ a n descent and he decided to "visit the land of my heritage." He planned \ V »•, the trip, leaving *« New York on the liner StatenYoshie O g o w o dam, and landed a t Rotterdam, Denmark. He traveled up the east coast of Denmark to Copenhagen where he stayed two days touring the city and the surrounding countryside. " A f t e r spending twelve silent hours on a train f r o m Copenhagen to Stockholm, with a fellow passenger, I realized the importance of being able to speak the native language," he said. The other passengers spoke no English and he had no knowledge of the Swedish language. Steve left Stockholm, a f t e r a brief stay, f o r Germany. On the way to the Goth Institute, a lang u a g e school f o r foreign students

Will the present trends cont i n u e ? Will new sounds make an appearance ? The next f e w months may hold a few musical surprises. *(It is hard to visualize the Hope student doing the Hula a t a f r a t e r n i t y or sorority formal.)


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who w a n t to learn the German language and culture, he stopped in H a m b u r g , Germany, to buy a motorcycle. "I thought that motorcycle would be useful f o r traveling around Germany," he said. "One of my friends in H a m b u r g is a motorcycle enthusiast, and he took a day off f r o m work to help me shop for one. I spent two more d a y s in Hamburg, learning to drive it while I went sightseeing in the city." At the Goth Institute, he studied the German language f o r two months and put his knowledge into use by traveling throughout the country, and taking p a r t in the activities ofthe German people. He studied a t the institute during the weekdays and traveled around Germany on the week ends. Steve's activities included visits to famous resorts, Hitler's resort area among others, mountainclimbing in the Alps, and swimming in the mountain lakes and streams. When his vacation ended, he left Germany with a b e t t e r understanding of the land and its people.


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Sororities Resume Programs Following Initiation Bowling will be the f e a t u r e of tonight's date-night f o r the Alphaphi sorority. R e f r e s h m e n t s and g a m e s are also planned f o r the evening. Formal Initiation Ceremonies took place November 8, in the form of a candle-lighting service, held in the Juliana Room. In addition to the personal induction of members ,the Charter was presented to the new sorority, by Jocelyn Fryling, president of the Pan Hellenic Board. The crest and creed of Alpha-phi were presented by Janice Peck, Sallie Smith & Ellie Bylsma, sponsors of the new group. Guests of honor were Miss Reeverts, Mrs. Steiniger, and Mrs. Lubbers. Alphaphi girls who took p a r t in the program were Carol Rylance, Edna Wagner, Dorene Tornga, Marcia Baldwin, Diane Sluyter ,and Carol Ham. Refreshments, provided by the college social committee, were arranged f o r by J a n e Tomlinson and Lorraine Hellenga. As part of the p r o g r a m the girls received their lavaliers.

by the Dorian sextet. They sang "Falling in Love with Love" and "Make Believe." Although the weatherman played havoc, all the travelers arrived safely home f r o m their "Holiday in Heidelberg." The Sibylline Sorority held its traditional formal initiation on Thursday, November 7th, at which time, all the pledges became active Sibs. The girls were crowned with laurel at a candlelight ceremony and were presented with a rose and a copy of the Sibylline creed. Ref r e s h m e n t s were served a f t e r the initiation rites. All members were happy to have two alumnae f r o m the class of 1942 attend the literary meeting on November 8th. The program was under the supervision of the new active members. H a r r i e t Davenport led devotions, followed by a serious paper presented by Mary J a n e Adams and a humor paper given by Barbara Philippsen. Carol Nelson rendered a vocal solo accompanied by Ruth W r i g h t . This evening Sibs and their Alpha Sigma Alpha - 1 held a literary meeting last Friday night guests will go to the Zeeland at which Arlene Cizek gave the Grange Hall f o r their date night humor paper and Jodi De Groat, which will f e a t u r e a square dance the serious paper. Tonight, a mo- and buffet supper. Decorations and vie, appropriate to the theme of r e f r e s h m e n t s will be centered on the theme, "Turkey in the Straw." Thanksgiving, will be shown. Gerry Giordano is chairman of Judy Patterson is committee chairthe committee t h a t is planning man f o r this event. Sororis held a short literary A.S.A.'s date night. Both sections will share in this event to be held meeting in their sorority room on later this month. Representing Friday evening, November 1st. A.S.A. - 1 on the planning commit- Sandy Decker gave the serious tee are Carol Joelson and Evelyn paper and H a r r i e t Wissink presentHollander. Marilyn Ferris and ed a humorous sketch. Grace Forness a r e representing A.S.A.-2. Tonight, the members of Delta Phi will journey to Grand Rapids to see a play for t h e i r date night. All are looking forward to this long awaited event. 4


The guests were then invited to find the spirit of Heidelberg in their own w a y : either by dancing to the Lew Allen Orchestra or by actually seeing Germany through the films which were shown. Intermission entertainment was provided


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Fraternity Rushing Ends

By Cuthbert K. Ottic And now with no f u r t h e r adieu, allow me to add a few words of caution. Soft shoulder, trench, beware of dog, duck, slippery when wet t r e s p a s s e r will be shot, and do not swim beyond this point. Do you sneeze in your sleep ? At church do you constantly reread the bulletin? Do you miss the goldfish in Centennial P a r k ? If the answers to these were all yes, answer me this please — just why didn't you get along with your mother in your childhood?

Next Wednesday, November 20, the five f r a t e r n i t i e s will end their rushing p r o g r a m s f o r t h e semester. Rushees interested in joining a particular f r a t e r n i t y a r e encouraged to attend their last few meetings. ARCADIAN This p a s t week, Friday, Nov. 8, the Arcadian F r a t e r n i t y held a regular literary meeting. Nov. 9, the Arkies welcomed the "moms and dads" of their actives and rushees a t an open house. On Sunday, Nov. 10, the Arkies had another open house, which was held a f t e r church. This week the Arkies held their usual " b r e a k " on Wed., with many rushees attending. Tonight, Nov. 15, the Arkies are holding their annual square dance at the North Shore Community Hall. All rushees and dates are invited to attond this function which will include special program and r e f r e s h m e n t s . Those who wish to attend the square dance are requested to meet at the house at 7:15. T r a n s p o r t a tion will be arranged f o r those

Will the men in A-wing, second floor, south side, Kollen Hall, please remove that jug of cider off that window sill. You know who you are. A.S.A. sure is big again this year. Numerically speaking of course. But why A.S.A. No. 1 and A.S.A. No. 2? Why not be imaginative and divide into A.S.A. "A" and A.S.A. " B " ? Lloyds of London recently insured one of our professors against the possibility of a Chapel chandelier falling on him. That's good thinking. May I suggest to you intelligent and thoughtful students of Hope College to quick run down to your local insurance agent and buy a policy or two. You never can tell nowadays what with the horsepower of today's cars, and Whutnixts in the sky. Does anybody have the bulletin f o r October 17, 1957? If you do, please forward to the public relations office. This bulletin announced a library fine of 87c, a record in modern Hope College, and we feel t h a t t h a t fine delinquent deserves a little credit.


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Dorm Doings: Annex Antics It all s t a r t e d with the night of September 9. It has been going on ever since. The girls a t the Voorhees Annex haven't slowed down a bit and let's hope t h a t they don't. To begin with, about the third week of school, the basement of the Annex had the misfortune of flooding. This could have been quite humorous, except f o r the f a c t t h a t most of the girls had just taken their luggage down the day before. The net results of this episode were many warped suitcases, one wet basement, and many visits f r o m the dean.

who need it. COSMOPOLITAN Cosmopolitan's literary meeting this week promises to be a very special event. Bud Prins, a Cosmo alumnus of the class of '54, presently an executive with Michigan Bell Telephone, will be on hand to demonstrate many of the latest developments in our nation's telephone system, as well as predicting what we can expect in the f u t u r e in communications. A progress dealing with advancements in communications will also be shown. To complete the evening, Phil Toppen will present a humor paper entitled "Merchandising in the Middle Ages". A coffee break this coming Wed. evening will t e r m i n a t e the Cosmo rushing program f o r t h i s season. EMERSONIAN Last weekend the men of Phi Tau Nu held their annual square dance. This event was held at the North Shore Community Hall. Music f o r the evening was provided by C. Hughs and trio. This evening, Friday, Nov. 15, the Emersonian F r a t e r n i t y is holding a literary meeting. Paul Buit will present the humor paper and Paul N y k a m p will present a serious paper on "Insects". FRATERNAL The F r a t e r n a l society held a literary meeting last weekend. Jim Cooper presented the humor paper entitled "College Life a t Hope University". The serious paper was presented by Henry Doele who spoke on "Kremlin Changes". Jim Menzer provided special music on the guitar and Ty Rupp led group singing. Tomorrow night. Sat., Nov. 16, the F r a t e r s are holding their annual Hayride. All rushees are asked to meet a t the house a t 7:30. KNICKERBOCKER This p a s t weekend the Knickerbockers also held a literary meeting. Ron Brown presented a serious paper on Cosmogony. Special music was presented by Bob Tulenko who discussed and played Stan Kenton's "Conceptions". Last S a t u r d a y the f r a t e r n i t y held its annual "Gold Rush P a r t y " . Tonight, Friday, Nov. 15, the Knicks are holding their S t a g party. This party is by invitation only. Guest speaker a t the affair will be A1 Brandsdorfer of the Holland Evening Sentinel.

Perhaps the Annex itself needs mention a t this point. It is an old house, and of course many things come along with every old house. Take f o r instance the w a t e r system! The faucets marked " H " have cold water in them, and vice versa. Besides that, when someone downstairs is running w a t e r f o r her beauty bath, no w a t e r can be coaxed f r o m the upstairs faucets. And we must mention the heating system! The r a d i a t o r s were only recently fixed. Until then, the Annex w a s moderately chilly. Along about the time of Joyce Leighley's (she is one of the capable counselors) birthday, there were several nights when the lights of the Annex were on p a s t "lights out" time. The reason? . . . One night, the girls gave Joyce a party and the next three nights were -4 spent consuming all the food. We hope you have noticed our GOOD FOOD new Voorhees Annex sign.









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Last Friday night, November 8th, the pledges were informally initiated in the Delphi room a f t e r which r e f r e s h m e n t were served. Formal initiation will be held on November 21st. A "Holiday in Heidelberg" was enjoyed last Friday night by the Dorian Sorority with their guests within the walls of the Blythefield Country Club. The special guests of the evening were Dr. and Mrs. H. Frissel and Mr. and Mrs. G. Brewer. Jo Barton, President, welcomed the guests and especially the Dorian alumnae, Mrs. Frissel and Mr.s Brewer. The atmosphere of Heidelberg was set by the decorations which were based on scenes f r o m the "Student Prince" and background music f r o m the same. Artel Newhouse gave the invocation, a f t e r which a delicious steak dinner was enjoyed. The Mistress of Ceremonies f o r the evening was Sally De Wolf. She introduced Betty Rothwell who took the Dorians on an imaginary trip through Germany pointing out the humorous aspects of American travelers abroad. Lynalice Nelson then rendered a medley of songs f r o m the "Student Prince" on the piano.

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Hope Snows Albion 47-7 To Gain Second Place Tie Playing in a swirling snowstorm and extremely cold temperatures, the Hope College Dutchmen ran wild over Albion Saturday a f t e r noon at Riverview Park and slaughtered their MIAA foe 47-7. The victory gave the Dutch eleven a second place tie with the Britons in the final standings. Both teams finished with a 4-2 mark, while Hope's overall record is now 6-2.

The game was played before a happy but somewhat chilly Mom and Dad's day crowd, who saw J e r r y Hendrickson, Ty Rupp, and Ron Bekuis score two touchdowns apiece in the donnybrook. Mert Vanderlind accounted for Hope's seventh touchdown. Bill Huibregtse converted four times, while., Jim Hoeksema ran across for a.xfifth e x t r a point.

Albion Scores The Britons' only score also came in the third quarter. Six passes brought Albion into the scoring column, as Gamble passed to Taylor and Larsen made the extra point. Hope closed out the scoring in the final period. Gene Van Dongen intercepted a pass and lateraled to Hendrickson, who made his way to the Albion 28. Several plays later Hendrickson ran into trouble but lateraled to Mert Vanderlind. Mert sped into the end zone, and the final score stood a t 47-7.

Four In The First football, and last in tennis. The Arkies have nine points and the Emmies five.

In an exciting first quarter, Hope scored four times to put Albion f a r behind. J e r r y Hendrickson set up the first tally on a 35 yard run The final standings in football, to the Britons' five. On the next both team-wise and individual scor- play he bulled over and Huibregtse followed with the extra point. ing, are as follows:

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Jerry Hendrickson carries the ball for thirty-five yards early in the first quarter to set up Hope's first touchdown. Matching him stride for stride are three w o u l d - b e tacklers, one unidentified Hope player, and one official. — P h o t o by John Kraai



















Indies No. 1










Indies No. 2















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Ten Seniors To See Final Action Tomorrow Ten seniors on Hope's football squad will close out their college football careers tomorrow a f t e r noon a g a i n s t Beloit College at Riverview Park. For nine regular players and one m a n a g e r , it will be a swan song from the gridiron. The ten men a r e :




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Ray Ritsema, F r a t e r s

played plenty of defense as well as offense. He h a s been one of the steadiest men on the gridiron for Hope. He has also lettered for four years.


John De Fouw, Grand Rapids — Another f o u r - y e a r letterman, John has seen plenty of action at tackle, and has proved himself against the opposition to be a bruising lineman. Ron Wetherbee, Zeeland — Ron is a fullback and a four-year regular. He is one of Hope's most consistent backfield men and has piled up lots of yardage. Paul Wiegerink, Grand Rapids — "Wigs", though plagued by knee trouble of late, is a regular on offense as well as defense. His speed is his g r e a t e s t asset. Jim Hilmert, Grand Rapids — Jim has been a standout a t end f o r the Dutchmen these past f o u r seasons. He is a good pass receiver who is likewise endowed with g r e a t speed. Curt Menning, Grand Rapids — Another regular end, Curt has

Hope managed still another first Tomorrow afternoon, Hope will period score. With very little time conclude its 1957 schedule with a remaining. Albion fumbled again, non-conference game against Beloit this time on the thirty. Ron Bekuis at Riverview Park. Game time is scampered into the end zone f r o m 8 p.m. there, the conversion by Huibregtse was good, and Hope led 28-0.

Rog Woltman, Indies No. 1


Tiger Teusink, F r a t e r s


Jack Kraai, Indies No. 2


Dave Woodcock, F r a t e r s


Bob Hoffman, Indies No. 2


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Heavy wind and snow slowed the pace down considerably f r o m then on, but Hope added single touchdowns in each of the remaining three periods. Bekuis scored his second touchdown on a five yard plunge to make the score at halftime Hope 34, Albion 0.

Lloyd MacPherson, Knicks George Van Verst, River Forest, Keith Emerson, Knicks 111. — Though George is a senior, Roland Van Es, F r a t e r s he has only played on Hope's footMert Vanderlind, Grand Rapids ball team for one year. He came Jim Kaat, Knicks — Mert has acted as team captain to Hope last year as a t r a n s f e r , Pete Geitner, Indep'nts No. 1 .... for 1957. Last season he was one and this season was his first eligiof the top ground gainers in the ble one here. He is a speedy end Last week's scores: MIAA. Mert is a halfback who has who has likewise seen plenty of F r a t e r s 24, Cosmos 10 been converted to a quarterback, action. Indies No. 2—40, Emmies 6 and gives a top performance at Henry Doele, Grand Rapids — either position. He is sure to re- Henry was a lineman his first two Knicks 24, Indies No. 2—2 ceice MIAA recognition this year. seasons, but in his sophomore year Cosmos 18, Indies No. 2—14 Dick Gantos, Grand Rapids — he suffered an i n j u r y which put This rugged lineman won a spot an end to his playing days. Howon the all-MIAA first team last ever, he has remained n e a r the season. Dick has been responsible action, having served as head manfor opening up many holes on the ager of the team f o r the past right side of Hope's line in the two seasons. past four seasons. He, too, is one of the team's top performers. Mick Faber, Grand Rapids — a regular guard for the past three seasons, F a b e r has done on the left side w h a t Gantos does on the right side. Mick, too, has lettered for four years.

Dutch defensive play was excellent. Nash and Van Gilder, who Two plays a f t e r the following ranked one and two in league kick-off. Curt Menning recovered Albion's fumble on the ten. Rupp rushing, were held to 42 and 59 scored from there and Huibregtse y a r d s respectively. Meanwhile, converted. Rupp also scored the Hope's ground game was at its third Hope touchdown in the peak. Hendrickson's 91 yards was period. Mert Vanderlind ran be- tops for Hope. Vanderlind traveled hind some stout blocking to the for 68 yards, Hoeksema 68, Bekuis ten, and a couple of plays later 59 and Rupp 55. However, Hope Rupp made his five-yard run to made no yardage on passes. pay dirt. Once more Huibregtse's kick was good. Beloit Game Tomorrow

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In the third quarter, a sustained drive of fifty-five yards was capped by Hendrickson's scoring j a u n t around the outside f o r fifteen yards. Jim Hoeksema ran the ball over f o r the e x t r a point.

A N N O U C E M E N T The Hope College L i t t l e T h e a t r e Winter Production, "EVERYMAN" has been canceled due to lack of student interest.



( A C P ) — From Tech LODE:

JOKES the Michigan

" W h a t would you do if I kissed you?" "I'd yell." Silence. A kiss. Silence. "Well?" "I'm still hoarse f r o m last night."

Fraters Touch Football Champs

And save this one f o r Yuletide: Comrade Rudolph was walking down the streets of Moscow when it suddenly began precipitating.

The Fraternal Society is this year's winner of the i n t e r f r a t e r n i t y touch football trophy. Their team went through seven games without a loss and presented the top offense and defense in the league. The Cosmos and Knicks were runners-up, each posting 5-2 records. The Arkies won 1 and dropped 6, while the Emmies failed to win a game and placed fifth. Though not involved in the point distribution f o r the all-Sports trophy. The Indies No. 1 team won five and lost 2, the Seminary won 3 and lost 4, and the Indies No. 2 won 2 and lost five.

"Wife," said Rudolph to his spouse, "it's raining." "No, Rudolph," she corrected, "it's snowing." "Raining." "Snowing." "Silence, woman," roared Rudy. "You know Rudolph the Red knows rain, dear." These ten seniors w i l l end their f o o t b a l l careers at Hope College in tomorrow's game against Beloit. They are: seated from left to r i g h t , Ron Wetherbee, John De Fouw, captain Mert V a n d e r l i n d , a n d Dick Gantos. Standing in rear are Mick Faber, Jim Hilmert, Paul W i e g e r i n k , George Van Verst, Curt M e n n i n g , and manager Henry Doele. — P h o t o by John Kraai



The F r a t e r s at present a r e leading the field in the all-sports trophy race. They have 19 points with firsts in football and tennis, and a second in golf. The Cosmos follow with 14, on the s t r e n g t h of second place finishes in football and tennis, and a third in golf. The Knicks have 13 points, having emerged golf champs, second in

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— P h o t o by John Kraai