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HOPE COLLEGE ANCHOR Hope College — H o l l a n d , Michigan

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Handel Work Receives Annual ProductionChicago Soloists Again Featured The 2Gth annual p e r f o r m a n c e of Handel's

oratorio

the

"Messiah"

will be presented on T u e s d a y evening, December 13, in H o p e Me-

COLLEGE CALENDAR Tonite — Hope a t Ypsilanti WAL Christmas party

morial chapel. This y e a r ' s presentation

will

feature

Chicago- soloists

well

Myleen

known

T o m o r r o w — All-College b a n q u e t

Merrill,

T u e s d a y — H a n d e l ' s Messiah

soprano, Louise Schmidt, c o n t r a l t o , John

Toms,

tenor,

and

T h u r s d a y — Albion at Civic

Robert

Friday — M E R R Y CHRISTMAS HAPPY NEW YEAR, AND DRIVE SANE AND SAFE

S p e a k e r , bass. The Hope College Messiah c h o r u s which is composed of t h e Chapel and Chancel Choirs is u n d e r the baton

of

Dr.

Robert

Cavanaugh

and is accompanied by the college orchestra

under

the

direction

Council Readies First Yule Feed

of

Dr. M o r r e t t e Rider. R o g e r Rietberg will a s s i s t a t the o r g a n and piano a c c o m p a n i m e n t will be played

Louise

Schmidt

by A n t h o n y Kooiker. The s o p r a n o soloist, Myleen Merrill, h a s a p p e a r e d in recitals, oratorios, and o p e r a s t h r o u g h o u t the Midwest. She h a s a p p e a r e d with the Marshall Field Choral Society in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and in Duluth, Minnesota, and w i t h t h e Apollo Club of Chicago. Miss Merrill m a d e her Chicago d e b u t at Goodman T h e a t e r on October 5, 1955. Louise Schmidt, contralto, has previously a p p e a r e d in t h e "Mess i a h " in Chicago and R o c k f o r d and in the " E l i j a h " in Chicago. In 1948 she won t h e mezzo soprano division of the Chicagoland Music F e s t i v a l . She was g r a d u a t e d f r o m t h e N o r t h P a r k College School of Music and is p r e s e n t l y a t t e n d i n g t h e Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University. The t e n o r solos will be rendered by J o h n Toms, associate P r o f e s s o r of Voice a t N o r t h w e s t e r n University. Mr. T o m s h a s a p p e a r e d as soloist with the Chicago S y m p h o n y O r c h e s t r a , t h e K a l a m a z o o Symphony, the Chicago O p e r a T h e a t e r and t h e Philadelphia Opera Company. Robert S p e a k e r , bass, s a n g in Hope College's p r e s e n t a t i o n of the " M e s s i a h " in 1947. Other " M e s s i a h " a p p e a r a n c e s include the Apollo Club, Chicago, Arion Musical Club, Milwaukee, Calvin Chorus, Grand Rapids, and t h e N o r t h w e s t e r n Illinois S t a t e T e a c h e r ' s College. He has also s u n g the title role in " E l i j a h . " Besides o r a t o r i o work, Mr. S p e a k e r , h a s m a d e several t o u r s in which he gives f u l l length varied p r o g r a m s b e f o r e community, school and college g r o u p s .

Functional Art Three Flights Up

Letter from the Editor Today with the first publication of t h e l i t e r a r y addition to the Anchor, T h e Anchorline, we a s s t u dents a t Hope College w i t n e s s t h e a t t a i n i n g of a n o t h e r milestone in our p r o g r e s s up the p a t h to l i t e r a r y success. Now t h a t t h e i n t r o d u c t o r y p a r a g r a p h h a s been w r i t t e n with stuffiness j u s t oozing out of it, let's g e t down to the bare f a c t s . We w a n t to m a k e this p a p e r a real b a n g - u p success, but we need: 1. y o u r ideas — we'd like a n y s u g g e s t i o n s as to improvements; 2. y o u r t i m e — it would t a k e only a little bit of t h a t precious stuff of y o u r s to read t h i s sheet; 3. y o u r criticisms — we're g o i n g to head this column " L e t t e r s to the E d i t o r " so t h a t we can p r i n t y o u r criticisms — j u s t w r i t e a note telling us w h e t h e r you like or dislike w h a t you're r e a d i n g and leave it in t h e E n g l i s h office. Room 209, a n y time; 4. y o u r c r e a t i v e w r i t i n g — w h e t h e r feeble, f a i r o r fine a t t e m p t s , we need m a t e r i a l and we need it f r o m you! If you h a v e h e a r d a n y good serious p a p e r s or a n y h i l a r i o u s l y funny humor papers at fraternity or s o r o r i t y m e e t i n g s , w h y not t u r n them in? So until next time, hope you like this new a t t e m p t a t c r e a t i v e n e s s . The Anchorline I The Anchorline Staff

YR'S Hear State Chairman

" C o n t e m p o r a r y Design in Household O b j e c t s " is the t h e m e of the C a r e A b o u t P o l i t i c s ? Well, if so, p r e s e n t exhibition now being s t a g e d t h e r e ' s one t h i n g t h a t you should by t h e A r t D e p a r t m e n t . The ex- r e m e m b e r to do w h e n home f o r hibit, first of its kind to be s t a g e d vacation — R e g i s t e r f o r t h e n e x t here, is not t h e usual f o r m of a r t elections in y o u r h o m e s t a t e . show. T h e show consists of some A t t h e last O t t a w a C o u n t y Y o u n g f u r n i t u r e , household articles, heavy Republicans m e e t i n g J i m S h a e n e r , kitchen w a r e , d r a p e r i e s , and m a n y Y o u n g Republican S t a t e C h a i r m a n , small inexpensive a r t i c l e s of an s t r e s s e d the loss of political p o w e r a r t i s t i c n a t u r e . This t y p e of show on t h e p a r t of s t u d e n t s w h o f a i l t o h a s been e x t r e m l y p o p u l a r a t New m a k e use of t h e a b s e n t e e ballot York's M u s e u m of M o d e m A r t and while a w a y a t college. If you a r e a t o t h e r l a r g e galleries t h r o u g h o u t twenty-one, and a r e r e g i s t e r e d , t h e the c o u n t r y . O t t a w a County Y o u n g R e p u b l i c a n s The exhibition is open f r o m 9:15 will help you g e t a n a b s e n t e e b a l a.m. to noon and 1:15 to 5 p.m. lot so you will be able to vote b o t h daily t h r o u g h December 16th, ex- in t h e s p r i n g elections and in t h e cept f o r S a t u r d a y and S u n d a y . vital P r e s i d e n t a l elections next f a l l .

The J u l i a n a Room on S a t u r d a y Evening, Dec. 10, will be t h e scene of t h e S t u d e n t Council All-college C h r i s t m a s B a n q u e t , an event new in Hope's social c a l e n d a r . " A S o n g in the N i g h t " is t h e t h e m e a r o u n d which t h e p r o g r a m of t h e b a n q u e t , which is semif o r m a l , will be developed.

DECEMBER 9 ; 1955

Frats List Their Plans Completed Neophyte Members For Dulce Aid The " B i g S e a s o n " f o r t h e F r a t s on c a m p u s h a s been completed. D u r i n g t h a t time r u s h i n g w a s " s t a g e d " , bids were sent out to t h e new pledges and acceptances w e r e received. The F r a t e r pledges a r e Gerald Boeve, J i m S t o u t , J a c k F a b e r , J o h n Van D a m , J i m Evenhuis, L a r r y T e r Molen, J u r r i e n W i n t e r , Spencer Weersing, Carl Ver Beek, J a c k Docherty, J i m Remmelts, Bob S a u n d e r s , D a v e Muilenberg, Phil Boersma, Nick L a n n i n g , F r e d Leaske, Tom Lubbers, and Bill Brookstra.

P r o m i n e n t Chicago soloist, baritone R a y m o n d M c A f e e h a s been secured f o r t h e event. Mr. McAfee, widely acclaimed a s a n o r a t o r i o a r t i s t , will p r e s e n t five n u m b e r s , a m o n g which will be two f r o m t h e Messiah. As t h e g u e s t s p e a k e r of the eveThe Knick pledges a r e George ning Dr. J e r o m e De J o n g , of the F r s t R e f o r m e d Church of E n g l e - Bitner, Ken Bowler, Dick Brown, wood will be f e a t u r e d . De J o n g , Bruce B r u m e l s , Bob de F o r e s t , h a v i n g held p a s t o r a t e s both in t h e W a y n e Dixon, Mike F i s h e r , Myron east and in t h e w e s t and h a v i n g K a u f m a n , Bob Kessler, G e r r i t H o o k , j u s t received t h e Ph.D. d e g r e e f r o m Ron H u g h e s , J o h n M y e r s , Bill Mc P r i n c e t o n U n i v e r s i t y , will c e n t e r Neal, Dick M o r g a n , H a r r y Overockhis t h o u g h t s a r o u n d t h e C h r i s t m a s er, J i m Ronda, J e r r y T a k a s , and Ed W e s t e r b e k e . theme. To t o p off the e v e n i n g the comAccepting E m m i e bids were C a r mittee h a s secured a m o v i n g pic- roll Bennick, B u r t o n Cooper, A1 ture version of H a w t h o r n e ' s The Grube, Dave Kots, R o g Roelofs, Scarlet L e t t e r . Gary Van Singel, H a r l e y Ver Beek, The Rev. Don B r a n d t will fill t h e Bob B a l f o o r t , Ron K u i p e r , L e o n a r d post of M a s t e r of Ceremonies. And K u r t z , Ron Lokhorst, M a r l i n V a n D u r f e e ' s cooks a r e s e r v i n g a T u r - der Wilt, Don J a n s e n , J o h n Needkey d i n n e r w i t h all t h e t r i m m i n g s . ham, C r a i g E m m o n s , J o h n V a n d e r T i c k e t s h a v e been sold f o r $1.50 Bos, C h a r l e s Hesselink, J o h n Zwygto b o a r d i n g s t u d e n t s , and f o r $2.00 huizen, Ron Knoper, G a r d n e r Kisto o t h e r s . sack, and Dave P o r t i n g a .

Carnegie-Schouten and Durfee Are Sites for Comi-Serious WAL

T h e t h e m e this y e a r will be " C h r i s t m a s In S o n g . " The p r o g r a m will consist of both s t u d e n t and f a c u l t y p a r t i c i p a t i o n . B e t t y Burn e t t is g o i n g to give h e r rendition of "All I w a n t f o r C h r i s t m a s Is My Two F r o n t T e e t h " , J e a n K r o m a n will p r e s e n t h e r " C h r i s t m a s D e b u t " , The Minors will s i n g " J i n g l e Bells", and t h e r e will be a special visitor f r o m t h e N o r t h Pole — "Rudolph The Red Nosed R e i n d e e r . " The f a c u l t y a r e p r e s e n t i n g a mixed double q u a r t e t and to close t h e prog r a m , t h e C h r i s t m a s S t o r y will be told and M a r y A n n H a g e m a n will s i n g " O Holy N i g h t , " accompanied by R u t h W r i g h t . D o r o t h y Hesselink will p r e s i d e t h r o u g h t h e e n t i r e program. A f t e r t h e p r o g r a m in t h e g y m n a s i u m , e v e r y o n e will come over

The goal f o r this y e a r is $2,000. This a m o u n t a v e r a g e d out a m o n g the s t u d e n t s and f a c u l t y comes to $2.25 per person. Collection daywill be T u e s d a y , December 13, during which t h e s t u d e n t s and f a c u l t y will be able to give t h e i r p l e d g e s in the S t u d e n t Council office in the basement of Van R a a l t e .

Cosmopolitan pledged t h e following: A u s t i n A a r d e m a , J o h n A n g u s , L a r r y A r e n d s , Bob B a r t l e s o n , A n d y In o r d e r t h a t t h e donation m a y B e h r m a n n , P a u l Benes, D a v e reach Dulce before C h r i s t m a s , all B o e r i g t e r , Bill B r e m e r , F r e d Brown, s t u d e n t s a r e r e q u e s t e d to b r i n g Dennis Camp, Don De J o n g h , Ted their o f f e r i n g next T u e s d a y . Those Du Mez, Paul E l z i n g a , J o h n Heins, who a r e u n a b l e to b r i n g t h e i r offerJ e r r y Hendrickson, J o h n Hood, ings on t h a t day will be contacted Gene K l a a r e n , Paul N o r t h u i s , W a r - personally by m e m b e r s of t h e Misren P l a g g e m a r s , Dale Schoon, R o g sion Drive C o m m i t t e e . Teck, J o h n Ten Pas, Bob Thomson, H a n k Van E s s e n , Dale V e r Meer, Glenn Williams, and J o e Woods. The Arkie pledges a r e J a c k V e r Steeg, J i m De W i t t , A r t H i e l k e m a , Ken Scudder, Dick Brockmeier, Don Adelberg, H a r l e y B r o w n , J o h n S t a a t , Dan Sasaki, D o u g V a n d e r Hey, Dave L a m b , J e r r y W a s s i n k , Gord V e r W o e r t , Ray Z i m m e r m a n , and W a y n e W e s t e n b r o e k .

W.A.L. is s p o n s o r i n g t h e i r annual C h r i s t m a s p a r t y , t h i s F r i d a y , December 9, a t 8:00 p.m. in t h e g y m n a s i u m . The p a r t y is u n d e r the direction of R u t h B r u i n s and A n i t a V a n Lente, a c t i n g a s cochairman.

As announced a t o u r chapel service on T u e s d a y m o r n i n g , the p r o j e c t f o r the Mission Drive t h i s y e a r is to f u r n i s h t h e S u n d a y School rooms in the new c o m m u n i t y building at Dulce, N e w Mexico. This new building is being c o n s t r u c t e d to replace the one which w a s destroyed by a fire a f e w y e a r s ago.

to D u r f e e f o r " o u t d o o r carol singi n g " around t h e C h r i s t m a s trfee on t h e t e r r a c e . Following this, all are welcome to come i n t o D u r f e e Lounge f o r r e f r e s h m e n t s . T h e r e a r e m a n y s t u d e n t s who nave worked h a r d on c o m m i t t e e s f o r t h e C h r i s t m a s p a r t y and it is only because of t h e i r individual efforts that the Christmas P a r t y promises to be a n e n j o y a b l e a f f a i r for all.

ASA Late Risers Tomorrow B e f o r e the " f r e s h m e n girls, sist e r s a l l " bid t h e i r a n n u a l fond and t e a r f u l f a r e w e l l at v a c a t i o n t i m e , they will e n j o y s o m e t h i n g u n i q u e in t h e w a y of C h r i s t m a s celebrations. This S a t u r d a y , D e c e m b e r 10th a t 9:00 a.m. t h e y a r e h o l d i n g a b r e a k f a s t in Voorhees dining hall. Helen Wade is A.S.A. c h a i r m a n of t h e event. All F r e s h m e n w o m e n a r e invited.

H Club Hosts Athletes at Banquet King f o o t b a l l h a s passed on f o r a n o t h e r y e a r . The season was officially closed out h e r e a t Hope when the f o o t b a l l and c r o s s c o u n t r y t e a m s w e r e f e t e d by t h e " H " Alumni Club a t t h e Fall S p o r t s B a n q u e t on N o v e m b e r 17. Coach Green's thinclads a n d Coach D e V e t t e ' s g r i d d e r s w e r e all in a t t e n d a n c e as w e r e Hope A l u m ni, High School coaches, and some fifty-five h i g h school p l a y e r s . Six l e t t e r s were a w a r d e d in Cross Country and all of t h e w i n n e r s will be r e t u r n i n g next y e a r . Dr. Green also announced t h a t H e r b W i d m e r will c a p t a i n the t e a m d u r i n g the 1956 season. T h i r t y t w o men received l e t t e r s in football of which t w e n t y six should be r e t u r n i n g f o r competition next year. Coach De V e t t e announced t h a t Dave K u y e r s is captain-elect f o r next f a l l and t h a t Co-captain and end L y n n P o s t had been selected by his t e a m m a t e s to receive t h e Randall C. Bosch a w a r d as the m o s t valuable p l a y e r on the squad.

Seniors Cop Top In Volley Ball Volleyball I n t r a m u r a l s have come to a close w i t h the Seniors a s victors. T h e n Senior g i r l s c a p t u r e d the title a s " c h a m p s " by coming out on t o p in t h i r t e e n g a m e s . In second place is the J u n i o r A t e a m with ten victories. T h i r d and f o u r t h honors a r e held by t h e J u n i o r B and Soph A t e a m s with nine and eight wins respectively. The F r o s h and Soph B's t i e d f o r fifth place honors w i t h five wins apiece. T h e r e m a i n d e r of t h e scoreboard s h o w s Sem wives and F r o s h A w i t h f o u r and t w o wins. All in all, t h e volleyball s e a s o n w a s t e r m ed v e r y successful u n d e r t h e able leadership of Meryl Gowens, s p o r t s m a n a g e r of volleyball. J u s t a r o u n d t h e c o r n e r a r e the Basketball Intramurals. Lists are posted in all Girls' d o r m s and basketball f a n s a r e u r g e d t o sign up a s t h e I n t r a m u r a l s will begin i m m e d i a t e l y a f t e r C h r i s t m a s vacation.


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On t h e eve of T h a n k s g i v i n g v a c a t i o n the college o r c h e s t r a p r e sented its initial p r o g r a m . While not c l a i m i n g to be, in competence, m o r e t h a n t h e a v e r a g e j u d g e of a musical p e r f o r m a n c e , we could u s e the s t a n d a r d j a r g o n and say t h a t Mr. M a r t i n g a v e a " c a p a b l e p e r f o r m a n c e of a m o n u m e n t a l m o v e m e n t , " Miss J o n k e r " i n t e r p r e t e d S a i n t Saens w i t h u n d e r s t a n d i n g a s well as a b i l i t y " , and Mr. Pool " m a t c h e d his unquestioned technique with compelling emotive e x p r e s s i o n . " While a good crowd was on hand, it should h a v e been a f u l l house. W h e n o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r g r o w t h p r e s e n t t h e m s e l v e s , only to be s h u n n e d , is it a n y w o n d e r t h a t the question of a p a t h y is periodically r a i s e d ? N a t u r a l l y , it is a question of v a l u e s and i n t e r e s t s , j u s t as s o m e ask us f o r m o r e s p o r t s in t h e Anchor while o t h e r s challenge the devotion of a whole p a g e to t h e Athletic p r o g r a m . But it does seem t h a t t h e r e should be a quest f o r t h e i m p r o v e m e n t of o u r intellects outside of t h e classroom. W h y does the s t u d e n t become mired in the sludge of p u r e a c a d e m i cism? The obvious a n s w e r is t h a t t a n g i b l e r e s u l t s a r e i m m e d i a t e l y realized — a g r a d e . *

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THE ANCHORLINE Vol. I

The Day Wilbur Grew-Up No one combs his h a i r in t h e seventh g r a d e . Well, a l m o s t no one does. T h e exception to the rule s a t directly in f r o n t of Miss F l e t c h e r ' s desk, which in t u r n was conspicuously s i t u a t e d a t t h e f r o n t of o u r one room schoolhouse. This exception, one W i l b u r W e n t w o r t h III, was j u s t a s conspicuous as Miss F l e t c h e r ' s desk. In place of t h e blue d e n i m s t h a t the o t h e r boys wore, W i l b u r had v a r i o u s s h a d e s of " L i t t l e Lord F a u n t l e r o y " s u i t s complete with s t a r c h e d lace bosoms. As if t h i s w a s n ' t bad enough, W i l b u r a l w a y s had his s t r a i g h t black h a i r oiled d o w n into a g r e a s y shine. Yes, W i l b u r was one of those kids t h a t a l w a y s k n e w all of the a n s w e r s and wouldn't s h a r e them with anyone. Across the aisle f r o m W i l b u r s a t Louis Kerlikowski commonly r e f e r r e d to a s Louie. Now all t h a t W i l b u r was, Louie w a s not. Louie a l w a y s had the most f a d e d d e n i m s and flannel s h i r t s which w e r e a p p a r e n t l y " h a n d - m e - d o w n s " f r o m a long line of Kerlikowskies. T h e r e w a s n ' t a l w a y s enough of Louie to fill t h e s e clothes, so quite o f t e n t h e r e would be rolled-up sleeves and t u r n e d - u p cuffs to c o m p e n s a t e f o r the s u r p l u s m a t e r i a l s . Louie was t h e leader of the seventh g r a d e . H e could hit a baseball f a r t h e r , r u n f a s t e r , o r s w e a r louder t h a n anyone else in class. This w a s n ' t why he w a s the leader of t h e pack t h o u g h . You see, Louie could also lick a n y kid in t h e seventh g r a d e and half of the kids in t h e eighth g r a d e . In f a c t , he d e m o n s t r a t e d this ability on n u m e r o u s occasions. I m a g i n e a Napoleon o r H i t l e r in t h e i r school d a y s and you h a v e Louis a t his best. No seventh g r a d e r d a r e d question Louie's a u t h o r i t y . Most f e a r f u l of all w a s W i l b u r W e n t w o r t h III. Louie s e n s i n g this f e a r directed m a n y of his a t t a c k s both verbal and fistic a t velvet-clad Wilbur. Wilb u r a d o pted a policy of passive r e s i s t a n c e and was i m m e d i a t e l y t a g g e d with the nickname " W i l b u r t h e W i m p " . On one occasion t h e " W i m p " irked Louie even more t h a n usual and w a s floored with a b e a u t i f u l r i g h t cross. Wilbur, r e m e m b e r i n g his S u n d a y school lesson, j u m p e d to his f e e t and t u r n e d the o t h e r cheek. Whop, Louie's l e f t landed home, and Wilbur was a g a i n floored f o r his trouble. K i n g Louie ruled his small kingdom w i t h iron fists and it m i g h t have continued so if it w e r e n ' t f o r Lorrie C u m m i n g s . W h e n class res u m e d following C h r i s t m a s Vacation e v e r y o n e was a w a r e of a new f a c e in class, especially Louie and Wilbur. T h e r e s a t L o r r i e C u m m i n g s in a f r i l l y blue d r e s s t h a t f u r n i s h e d j u s t t h e r i g h t c o n t r a s t f o r h e r long blonde curls. H e r face w a s t h e kind t h a t would induce boys to t u r n c a r t w h e e l s and walk f e n c e s to g a i n a smile of a p p r o v a l . Yes, here w a s the Helen of Troy of the seventh g r a d e . Louie and W i l b u r both vied f o r one of those smiles completely u n a w a r e of each o t h e r ' s e f f o r t s . Louie was t r y i n g to i m p r e s s Lorrie by c a r v i n g h e r initials in his desk when Miss F l e t c h e r singled him out to give t h e capitol of Ohio. Red faced and s t a m m e r i n g Louie passed on t h a t question. Seizing this o p p o r t u n i t y to g a i n the f a i r lady's f a v o r , W i l b u r blurted out the a n s w e r . Miss F l e t c h e r then launched on h e r f a v o r i t e o r a t i o n a b o u t w h a t a fine s t u d e n t W i l b u r w a s and how he c e r t a i n l y set an e x a m p l e f o r the r e s t of t h e class. T h e n it h a p p e n e d , Lorrie t u r n e d a r o u n d and g a v e h e r first smile to " W i l b u r t h e W i m p " . W i l b u r ' s f a c e reddened. He gave a half g u r g l e , slid w a y down in his seat, and looked f o r all t h e world like an e x p e c t a n t Dodo bird. H i s - b l i s s f u l t h o u g h t s w e r e i n t e r r u p t e d by muffled sounds f r o m across the aisle. T h e r e slouched behind a g e o g r a p h y book glowered Louie s h a k i n g a t i g h t first in Wilb u r ' s direction. Wilbur s p e n t recess t h a t m o r n i n g cleaning e r a s e r s f o r Miss F l e t c h e r a s Louis anxiously a w a i t e d his a r r i v a l on the p l a y g r o u n d . Noon h o u r was spent w a s h i n g t h e blackboard. With each swish of the s p o n g e Wilbur would look a p p r e h e n s i v e l y out the window a t Louie, who was telling the male population of t h e school t h e evils t h a t w e r e a b o u t to befall t h a t " W i m p " . A f t e r school W i l b u r stalled around a s long as possible, but still Louis waited. Finally the t i m e a r r i v e d ; W i l b u r had to go home. He encountered r e a s o n a b l e difficulty finding t h e buttonholes of his coat. Slowly and d e l i b e r a t e l y he pijshed each finger home in his gloves. E v e n more deliberate was the buckling of his boots. The whole process w a s very s i m i l a r to t h a t of a condemned m a n e a t i n g his last meal. All too soon these p r e p a r a t i o n s were completed, and Wilbur took one last look out t h e window. These stood Louie s u r r o u n d e d by a l a r g e g r o u p of c l a s s m a t e s . W i l b u r r e m e m b e r e d how o f t e n he had been one of t h a t g r o u p , and how he had been so glad t h a t he w a s . Oh, how he wished he w e r e one of them now. With a sigh of r e s i g n a t i o n Wilbur t u g g e d his h a t down over his e a r s , and with t h u m p i n g h e a r t he cautiously opened t h e door. Then with head down he s p u r t e d out the door, h o p i n g to catch his a d v e r s a r y off g u a r d and m a k e a d a s h f o r home. But, he slipped and tumbled h e a d l o n g down t h e s t a i r s . A s he slid downward he t h o u g h t t h a n k f u l l y t h a t a t least L o r r i e wouldn't be t h e r e to w i t n e s s his licking. As W i l b u r s t r u g g l e d to g e t to his f e e t , he became conscious of a p a i r of white boots a m o n g t h e o t h e r w i s e solid black a s s o r t m e n t of z i p p e r s and buckles. He s h u d d e r e d s l i g h t l y a s he looked up into t h e b r o w n eyes of Lorrie and t h o u g h t w i s t f u l l y t o himself t h a t she w a s a little y o u n g to witness a m u r d e r . Then Louie w a s all over him. But t h i s t i m e s o m e t h i n g w a s d i f f e r e n t . Louie's blows didn't h a v e quite the s t i n g t h e y usually did. All of a s u d d e n W i l b u r w a s i n f u r i a t e d a t t h i s a d v e r s a r y who w a s t r y i n g to m a k e him look silly in f r o n t of Lorrie. F o r t h e first t i m e in his life W i l b u r s t r u c k back. The blow s t a g g e r e d Louie f r o m s u r p r i s e more t h a n f o r c e , b u t t h e n e x t two had real zip and f o r the first t i m e in his life Louie w a s challenged. S t r o n g with his new f o u n d p o w e r W i l b u r continued r a i n i n g blows upon t h e f a l t e r i n g Louie until a solid l e f t to t h e midsection and r i g h t to t h e chin floored Louie in a f o u r f o o t snow b a n k . W i l b u r a p p a r e n t l y didn't k n o w a n y t h i n g a b o u t the M a r c u s of Q u e e n s b u r y f o r a s Louie s t a g g e r e d to one knee he finished t h e issue w i t h a t r e m e n d o u s u p p e r c u t to t h e chin. To t h e victor goes t h e spoils, and i t ' s no d i f f e r e n t in t h e seventh g r a d e . W i l b u r walked o v e r to w h e r e L o r r i e stood, t o o k h e r books, and s t a r t e d to lead h e r t o w a r d home. A s he pushed t h r o u g h t h e circle of boys, one p a t t e d him on t h e back and said, " W a y to go ' W i m p ' . " W i l b u r c a s t a n icy s t a r e in his direction. " E r , I m e a n W i l b u r , " c a m e t h e h a s t y correction. Yes, t h a t w a s the d a y t h a t W i l b u r g r e w - u p . — Ron D e G r a w

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But firm, silent love will mold it in compassion The w a y it t r e m b l e s m o s t to go. Then f o r e v e r y o u r s will be Its f o r m . REVELATION Knowledge t a k e s the E m p i r i c a l Highway S t o p p i n g a t every open d o o r ; Vision w i n g s its flight t h r o u g h t h e heavens Touching on m o u n t a i n s h e r e and there.

No. I

The Blacksmith T h e h e a d l i g h t s of an a u t o m o b i l e glistened on the horizon of t h e h i g h w a y a s J u s t i c e Scheffer plodded heavily t h r o u g h the p o u r i n g r a i n . His thick shoulders were bent over and his l a r g e f r a m e w a s t e n s e d and s h i v e r i n g beneath his black woolen j a c k e t in an e f f o r t to k e e p s o m e p a r t of his body dry, while he t r e k k e d h o m e w a r d t h r o u g h t h e d a r k , wet n i g h t . J u s t i c e had come f r o m G e r m a n y m a n y y e a r s b e f o r e with his y o u n g bride A n n a , to set up a blacks mith shop in A m e r i c a . And now a f t e r y e a r s of h a r d work the automobile a g e had robbed him of his livelihood, and had forced him to w a n d e r the c o u n t r y s i d e in a f r u i t l e s s q u e s t f o r a job. H i s once thick blond h a i r was now t h i n wisps of g r e y t h a t f r i n g e d his bald head. The rain dripped off his s t u b b y e a r s and down his r u d d y leather-like neck. He pulled his collar closed w i t h his l a r g e p u d g y h a n d s t h a t were stained with tobacco and calloused by y e a r s of labor. The h e a d l i g h t s were n e a r e r and b r i g h t e r now, c a u s i n g a s p a r k l i n g d i s t o r t i o n on the rain-covered p a v e m e n t . J u s t i c e squinted his tired, pallid e y e s as t h e lights g l a r e d on the d r o p s of w a t e r d a s h i n g a g a i n s t his h o r n - r i m m e d spectacles. His eyes had not a l w a y s been pallid. When he had first come to A m e r i c a they w e r e a brilliant blue reflecting his s t r o n g G e r m a n i c c h a r a c t e r . He had come with t h e d e t e r m i n a t i o n to succeed. J u s t i c e t h o u g h t , "If t h e r e is good o p p o r t u n i t y f o r b l a c k s m i t h s in t h e Old C o u n t r y , then t h e o p p o r t u n i t y m u s t be even g r e a t e r here in t h e prosperous N e w C o u n t r y . "

And he was r i g h t . H o r s e o w n e r s f o r miles a r o u n d s p r e a d t h e news. " T a k e y o u r horses to J u s t i c e Scheffer. He h a s t h a t magic t o u c h f r o m the Old C o u n t r y . The h o r s e m e n could see and t h e h o r s e s could sense T h o u g h t f u l people with books and t h a t m a g i c touch in his hands. T h e y w e r e l a r g e and s t r o n g . T h e y had glasses the s t r e n g t h of a vice and t h e a r t i s t i c touch of a sculptor, i S t a n d in t h e s a f e t y of t h e i r f r o n t E a c h m o r n i n g , f o r y e a r s , a s J u s t i c e entered his b l a c k s m i t h shop, doors. a d u s t y beam of s u n l i g h t illuminated t h e small r o o m , which a p p e a r e d Protected f r o m d r a f t s and disquiet- even s m a l l e r t h a n it was. E v e r y t i m e s o m e t h i n g w a s b r o k e n or lost ing noises its u s e f u l n e s s . J u s t i c e would p u t it in the c o r n e r of t h e shop and Which t h r e a t e n t h o s e lonely w a t c h - m u t t e r to himself, " S o m e d a y I m a y a g a i n need dot. I vill s a v e . " ers of s t a r s . S t a c k s of m u s t y n e w s p a p e r s , coffee cans overflowing with nails, broken — J u l i a Herrick b a r r e l hoops, and an old r u s t y bedstead lay c l u t t e r e d in t h e c o r n e r . A r a n k smelling wine-press stood in t h e c e n t e r of t h e h a r d d i r t floor with dried g r a p e skins still clinging to the g e a r s . And t h e r e , y e a r THE PINES a f t e r y e a r , the useless h e a p of discard g r e w . 0 my f r i e n d . See the lonely pines In yonder b a r r e n g r o v e ? When t h e robin seeks h e r nest Beyond t h e alpine r a n g e s . When the a z u r e sky recedes Behind t h e s h a d o w y c u r t a i n . When t h e golden leaves bid Farewell to t h e i r dwellings. When t h e h a r s h wind l a s h e s A g a i n s t t h e naked boughs . When the lucid lake m i r r o r s H e r companions no more. When the lively e a r t h lies Benumbed b e n e a t h the icy snow. When m y n e i g h b o u r s m u f f l e Themselves in h e a v y coats. Then, even t h e n , in the mids t Of all m u t a b i l i t y , t h e pines Alone g r o w , and c h a n g e Not t h e i r f o r m s and colors W h a t s o e v e r . I wish I could be E v e r like them, 0 m y f r i e n d . Both to you. D e a r , and to Him.

But his f o r g e , a l t h o u g h m e a g e r , was a l w a y s clean. H i s tools, a l t h o u g h inadequate, were n e a t l y placed in a wooden rack on t h e wall behind t h e g r e a t iron anvil. W i t h t h e s e , his i m p l e m e n t s of life, t h e r e was a l w a y s order. He had his f a i t h in his work. It w a s his life, his p u r p o s e . D a y a f t e r d a y J u s t i c e stood over t h e hot fire, t u r n i n g t h e c r a n k of a bellow with his thick sinewy a r m while he held a h o r s e s h o e , red with h e a t , between the j a w s of a p a i r of long-handled pliers. B e a d s of p e r s p i r a t i o n s t r e a m e d down his f a c e a n d neck, s a t u r a t i n g his f a d e d blue s h i r t t h a t w a s b u r s t i n g open f r o m h i s p u l s a t i n g , b a r r e l like chest. With d e f t n e s s he held t h e shoe, r a d i a t i n g with h e a t , upon the anvil and h a m m e r e d , pounded, and t w i s t e d it into s h a p e . Then h e quickly plunged it into a t u b of w a t e r , while h i s s i n g s t e a m billowed a b o u t his shoulders and head. B u t now he w a s no longer needed a s a b l a c k s m i t h in t h e land of success. People no longer c a m e to his shop to h a v e a h o r s e shod o r a nail replaced. Now the only d r o p s of w a t e r on h i s brow w e r e t h o s e of a cold p e n e t r a t i n g rain; t h e only hissing sound in his e a r s w a s t h a t of a s p r a y f r o m automobile tires. J u s t i c e looked up at t h e b r i g h t s p e e d i n g object b e a r i n g down on him. H e lifted his heavy a r m , shielding his eyes f r o m the magnified g l a r e . His g l a s s e s were now opaque in the brilliance. Blindly h i s bulky f r a m e swayed in u n c e r t a i n t y ; b r a k e s screeched and t i r e s skidded. He lay f a c e down in the s o f t moist g r a s s beside t h e r oad . ( T h e r e had been no pain; it had h a p p e n e d too quickly.) N o w t h e r e w a s peace. A quiet peace in the blowing s h e e t s of rain.

— Ki Bum Han

—Roger

Leonard

Everything is Going Wrong T h e s i s : My first i m p r e s s i o n s of H o p e l e f t me p e s s i m i s t i c a b o u t my new life here a t college. The noon d a y h e a t envelops me. I h a v e gone only one block and I am a l r e a d y p e r s p i r i n g f r e e l y since m y d a r k blue suit s e e m s to soak up t h e h e a t . T h e starched white collar of m y s h i r t r a s p s a g a i n s t m y neck. My f e e t h u r t in t h e i r new t i g h t s h o e s and I still have seven long blocks to walk. N o w H o p e College comes into view a s a d a r k m o r b i d m a s s r i s i n g f o r m i d a b l y b e f o r e me. A l t h o u g h a s i g n on t h e n e a r e s t gloomy building s a y s Graves L i b r a r y , I can see no g r a v e s ; n e v e r t h e l e s s , I am s u r e t h e y a r e t h e r e . Morosely I clomp by a d a r k red b u i l d i n g called Voorhees Hall. "On to Gilmore C o t t a g e , " I tell m y self, " w h e r e the schedule s a y s I will be invited to m e e t the D e a n of Men, Mr. H i n g a . " W h e r e can I find Mr. H i n g a , " I f a l t e r . " V a n R a a l t e , " a b r u s q u e voice i n f o r m s ' m e . "Where's z a t ? " " T ' o t h e r side of t h e c a m p u s . " I r e t r a c e m y steps. A f t e r a s h o r t while I locate Van R a a l t e Hall. I squeak m y way to t h e D e a n ' s office. Only one t h i r t y and m y f e e t a r e k i l l i n g me. " M r . H i n g a ? " t h e syrup-voiced g i r l smiles, " W h y he's on t h e o t h e r side of t h e c a m p u s a t Gilmore C o t t a g e . Know w h e r e t h a t i s ? " " Y e s , " I sigh and w a l k shakily back to Gilmore Cottage. " N e w s t u d e n t ? " a s k s a s y m p a t h e t i c - s o u n d i n g voice. " Y e s , " I g r a t e f u l l y nod. " W h y , t h e n you should see y o u r counselor. W h o is h e ? " "Mr. Hilmert." "Well, h e ' s a t V a n R a a l t e . Know w h e r e it i s ? " " Y e s , " I sigh, "Yes, I m u s t a d m i t I d o . " Gloomily I dodder back to V a n R a a l t e H a l l , t e n d e r l y t r y i n g t o save w e a r on m y f e e t . " O h , " Mr. H i l m e r t sweetly smiles, " A n o t h e r of my counselees. T h e n I shall see you t o m o r r o w m o r n i n g a t 10:15. In t h e m e a n t i m e you m a y go to Gilmore C o t t a g e f o r punch. Do you know h e r e it is ? " "Yes, I do," I sigh a g a i n , " q u i t e well. And t h a n k s , but . . . no t h a n k s . " — Spencer Weersing

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D E A R COOK . . . My pet peeve is only a little more t h a n a m o n t h old and was born at Hope College. bluntly, I don't like cocoa f o r b r e a k f a s t , especially lukewarm cocoa.

To put it

My idea of a good b r e a k f a s t is no less t h a n t h r e e cups of s t r o n g , hot, black coffee and nothing more. Coffee provides the initial m e a n s of waking up. I mean really w a k i n g up, not merely m a n e u v e r ing about with one's eyes open and going about t h e routine mechanics of a typical college d a y . Cocoa simply does not invite this stimulus and f o r me a d a y begun with cocoa usually ends in chaos. When the a l a r m goes off a t 6:30 a.m. I think I have the universal f e e l i n g of all mankind — " O h , how I h a t e to g e t up in the m o r n i n g " — especially cold, d a r k , winter mornings. A f t e r fifteen minutes of debating with myself a s to w h e t h e r or not to g e t up f o r b r e a k f a s t , I invariably come to t h e same decision. A cup of coffee is worth all the effort — e v e n Hope College coffee. A f t e r g r o p i n g sleepily around t h e room and m a n a g i n g to g e t myself dressed, amazingly enough even to t h e point of m a t c h i n g shoes, I subject myself to the ordeal of waiting in the c a f e t e r i a line. This t o r t u r e is not made any more p l e a s a n t by the f a c t t h a t 1 usually find myself s t a r i n g at the molars of my y a w n i n g f r i e n d s . At l a s t the cafeteria door comes into view in the distance. A f e w more minutes and t h a t coffee will be in sight 1 can almost t a s t e it. W a i t a m i n u t e ! W h a t is t h i s ? Cocoa? My day is ruined. All I can look f o r w a r d to now is s u p p e r since milk is the only beverage served at lunch. Then t h e horrible thought comes to my mind t h a t tea m i g h t be served at supper.

DECEMBER 9,

A N C H O R L I N E

The time is passing so f a s t , and I feel like I j u s t came over here yesterday or a few d a y s ago, but I have already been here nine m o n t h s and I am going to have my first C h r i s t m a s here in America p r e t t y soon. My sister in J a p a n said in her letter, "You a r e going to experience a real and original Christmas this year." T h a t means t h a t C h r i s t m a s in J a p a n is a borrowed one, f o r our original religion is not Christianity and we received Christianity f r o m t h e Western world less t h a n one hundred y e a r s ago. Therefore, the C h r i s t m a s we observe in J a p a n did not originate in our life, and only Christian people have celebrated it in our churches. But a f t e r World W a r II, along with many other influences f r o m America, it h a s become. very common to celebrate Christmas a m o n g non-Christian people. If you come to Tokyo, the capital city of J a p a n , and go down-town you will find some beautiful C h r i s t m a s decorations on the s t r e e t s , and even in railroad stations, such as you see here in all t h e stores. T h e r e are big C h r i s t m a s t r e e s with twinkling lights, Santa Claus is smiling at you f r o m show windows, and you can h e a r C h r i s t m a s carols in the air. Many people a r e shopping f o r C h r i s t m a s presents and t h e y look gay. I imagine, you would be very surprised since this is a city in an

The best way to overcome this pet peeve and make my life at Hope College completely happy would be to draw up a petition of all coffee-lovers to demand coffee every morning. This may be a selfish desire though My roommate drinks neither coffee n o r tea, is allergic to milk and has not become accus- oriental heathen country. But if you ask one of those pedestrians with an a r m f u l of Christtomed to Michigan water. She looks f o r w a r d to the m o r n i n g s when cocoa is served f o r b r e a k f a s t so that mas presents, " W h a t is C h r i s t m a s ? " , they m i g h t answer, "the d a y we she can get a little liquid into h e r system and save herself f r o m dehydration. rv. • t \ — v^nns 1031 exchange p r e s e n t s " , or more wise people m i g h t say, " t h e day t h a t Christ was born." If you ask f u r t h e r " W h o is C h r i s t ? " , they cannot answer you, and really, they don't know the t r u e meaning of C h r i s t m a s . 0 Time, Thou Healer of All Things C h r i s t m a s is exploited by merchants who want to m a k e profits by any means, and people a r e just enjoying t h a t commercialized a t m o s p h e r e of 0 Time, Thou healer of all things. C h r i s t m a s g a i e t y . Therefore, c a b a r e t s and dancehalls, where t h e r e is Of t h e whole Shakespearian gallery of c h a r a c t e r s , the one t h a t Can Thou remove a dream so f a r appeals to me as the most genuine, living, three-dimensional, true-to- T h a t Love's deep wound be felt and no connection with Christ and the church, are open all night and people are dancing and drinking on t h a t sacred night. life person is F a l s t a f f . It is useless to deny t h a t he is a b r a g g a r t , a healed Of course, this is not the only picture of C h r i s t m a s in J a p a n . We thief a glutton, a roisterer, a d r u n k a r d , and a p aras i t e. I t is also And never leave a s c a r ? cannot f o r g e t t h a t t h e r e are few, compared with the whole population, useless to deny t h a t he is as lovable as my f a v o r i t e uncle, whom he e a r n e s t and devout Christians in J a p a n . They celebrate C h r i s t m a s with in many w a y s resembles. ^ 0 Heart, can Thou f o r g e t t h e pang. h e a r t y t h a n k s g i v i n g and joy. They p r e p a r e t h e i r h e a r t s to receive the Physically, FalstafT is immensely f a t , a "huge bombard of sack,' T h e thrill, the splendor of that precious g i f t of God by f a i t h f u l l y a t t e n d i n g previous Sunday services a "stuffed cloak-bag of g u t s , " so hippopotamic t h a t when he walks he blow ? and p r a y e r meetings. On C h r i s t m a s Sunday they have a special Christ" s w e a t s to death, and lards the lean e a r t h as he walks along." Shakemas service in the morning and have Sunday school p r o g r a m s in the speare gives us no description of his voice, but one can i m a g i n e its Can time erase t h a t ecstasy a f t e r n o o n or evening. Most children who come to our Sunday sehool h e a r t y bellow as he enters the Boar's Head tavern, wedging himself T h a t only Love can know? are children f r o m non-Christian homes, so we invite t h e i r p a r e n t s to through the door t h a t is, like all other f u r n i s h i n g s built f o r ordinary men, too small f o r FalstafT, his massive f a c e gleaming red and sweaty, 0 Love, a r t Thou a f a d i n g d r e a m ; this p r o g r a m as this is a good opportunity to present our Savior, the Lord J e s u s Christ, to those who otherwise never come to church. Young his sly little eyes merry and roguish, his clothing b u r s t i n g at the seams A breeze once felt, f o r e v e r gone; people in church also have meetings in which they listen t o the as he reaches a ponderous hand across the table toward the sack. A speck of s t a r d u s t in the night " M e s s i a h " record concert, and hold a candlelight service. On C h r i s t m a s W h a t kind of person is hidden behind this m e g a t h e r i n e assemblage T h a t flees a p p r o a c h i n g D a w n ? Eve they go out and sing Christmas carols in the neighborhood. of flesh, this g r e a t mountain of s w a g g e r i n g obesity? Does it conceal, I would like to close my short w r i t i n g about C h r i s t m a s in J a p a n in reality, a true-hearted, gentle, honorable old man, whose good t r a i t s 0 Dream, 0 f r a g m e n t of desire, with the most u n f o r g e t t a b l e C h r i s t m a s I have had in my life with go unrecognized by an unkind w o r l d ? N o t on your life! T h a t once each throbbing heartorphan children. T h a t was j u s t a f t e r the World W a r II, when I was " W h a t is h o n o u r ? " he asks, and a n s w e r s himself, "Air. ^Who hath beat filled. invited to a certain Christian o r p h a n a g e to celebrate C h r i s t m a s with i t ? He t h a t died o' Wednesday . . . t h e r e f o r e I'll none of it." Can Thou remain a b u r n i n g flame them. There were 15 small o r p h a n s who had lost their p a r e n t s in the But surely, one would think, such a g r e a t overgrown m a s s of a When inner fire is stilled? Southern Islands d u r i n g the w a r and had come back to their country man h a s nothing to f e a r of his fellow h u m a n s ; his size precludes the as orphans. All of them had had such hard and terrible experiences possibility of cowardice in F a l s t a f f , at least. But does it? 0 Youth, m u s t you f o r e v e r play t h a t we could never even imagine. As I had heard about t h e m pre" T h e b e t t e r p a r t of valour," he muses, "is discretion . . . , and The fool; the unwitting lover be ? viously, I did not expect to see all t h e children in g a y celebration of acts accordingly. Falstaff is bold enough — a f t e r the event. Is he Oh can't you see the t r a g i c flaw. the b i r t h d a y of t h e i r Savior and f r i e n d J e s u s f r o m the bottom of their honest? Is not there some dignity inevitably attached to his g r a y i n g T h a t Love can never b e ? h e a r t s . However, I could not find any shadow in t h e i r faces because h a i r ? Sad to relate, there is none. He is a s n a t c h p u r s e and a dissolute their f a c e s were shining with smiles. I could not imagine t h a t they were the children who had no p a r e n t s nor any one to love but a few old drunk. 0 God! E t e r n a l , Infinite Power! o r p h a n a g e teachers. I heard one little boy with a red check and a full "We t h a t t a k e purses go by the moon," he reminds Prince Hal, Can Thou show mercy f r o m above. who describes his nocturnal activities t h u s l y : " . . . a purse of gold And bless in time the youthful smile say to me, "God gave me J e s u s who loved me and m a n y other good things. I am going to be a doctor and take care of poor people hearts most resolutely snatched on Monday night and most dissolutely spent without c h a r g e . " To me, he was himself the poorest, and I could not on Tuesday morning; got by swearing 'Lay by' and spent with crying T h a t live in d r e a m s of Love? but cry and feel t h a t this was the t r u e Christmas Spirit. 'bring in.' " — Mitsue N a g a o — Adele Dingee Take him all in all (a m i g h t y t a s k in i t s e l f ) , Falstaff is the epitome of the ignoble, t h e last word in worthlessness, the ultimate inebriatee. W h a t , then, is the redeeming characteristic t h a t makes DEAR MA: this unattractive pot of profligate perversity p a l a t a b l e ? In a word, Well last week Ah asked B e r t h a Lu to commence ta go steady with me. Ah waited f e r about humor. five minutes and then decided Ah should pick her up off'n the floor. Ah guess she w a s a mite excited F o r if Falstaff is a b r a g g a r t , his braggadocio is so e x t r e m e t h a t 'cause seemed to fall asleep while a standin' up. Well, Ah tell you. Ma, then s when t h i n g s began ta it is inoffensive; if he is a coward, his cowardice is so ludicrous t h a t happen She done leaned over an' kissed me. Ah felt like Ah was full o' G r a n m p a ' s joy-juice"'cause Ah it is forgiven him. Who could help but let l a u g h t e r erase scorn as ain't never bin kissed by a gal afor^. You always tol' me t a be polite like and r e t u r n w h a t ever someFalstaff relates his battle with t h e two — o r was it eleven — m e n in one gives t a me . . . so Ah did. Man, G r a n p a ' s joy-juice couldn't come n e a r the kick Ah got o u t a that buckram suits ? Whose disgust would not melt into hilarity at t h e sight t h e r e kiss. But t h i n g s j u s t ain't bin r i g h t sinse, ma. Ever sinse, it seems she's always got cold hands of Falstaff t h r u s t i n g his sword into the t h i g h of the dead H o t s p u r in 'cause she's a always askin' me ta hold 'em f o r her. Seems a mite f u n n y her bein' cold like t h a t — here order to v e r i f y his death, and t h e n expanding t h a t t h r u s t into a battle 'tis corn season and the sun's jest as hot as ever could be. She's a w e a k little heffer too. Seems she f o u g h t " a long hour by t h e Shrewsbury clock." Who could disagree can't stand up les Ah got m a a r m 'round her. Ah think she's a lost h e r memory, 'cause she's a always with Prince Hal when he says, " F o r my p a r t , if a lie may do thee askin' me t a walk her to class, like as if she can't remember where 'tis she's suposed t a go. Maybe grace, I'll gild it with the happiest t e r m s I have." t h a t ' s w h a t goin' s t e a d y ' s supposed t a do to a p e r s o n , but Ah ain't f e l t no different sinse Ah asked her. Granted t h a t he is a d r u n k a r d , but drink serves only to increase B e r t h a Lu t a g s along with me j e s t about everywhere Ah go, jest like m a little hound dog does. 'Course his jovility; d r u n k , he is comical; dry, and in search of drink, he is she's different t h a n ma hound dog — she don't have them big o' ears. Ah'm sure she's h a r d o' seein' too. hilarious. Falstaff would not be Falstaff unless he spent more on sack E v e r ' t i m e Ah s e t s down a n y where with her, she jest s t a r r s at me like she ain't ever seen me a f o r e . But t h a n on b r e a d ; who but Sir J o h n would go into b a t t l e with a bottle everbody else does the s a m e thing, so A h guess she ain't no different. of sack in his pistol case? Sometimes Ah wonder if Ah did a good thing by askin' h e r t a go steady with me. A f eller in this W h e r e v e r he goes, Falstaff b r i n g s m e r r i m e n t with him. On the here condition j e s t don't have no privacy a t all. E v e r time Ah w a n t s to do m a t h e m e s f e r E n g l i s h , she battlefield, he is a butt, an unequaled buffon a s t r i d e a horse; in a w a n t s me t a come out an' see the s t a r s — and Ah've seen them same s t a r s f e r nigh onta' ninteen y e a r s now. t a v e r n , his r a z o r - s h a r p wit t u r n s the joke on o t h e r s as easily as on L a s t night we w e n t to the pitcher show an' t h a t there were jest about the last s t r a w . Ah no himself. Cowardly he m a y be, b u t if t h e r e is a prank afoot, he will be in the middle of it, and should there be a battle, he will be there, more sits down t h a t she w a n t s some pop corn. So Ah ups and gits h e r some an then she w a n t s some quaking a t the t h o u g h t of sword play, quick to t a k e a d v a n t a g e of an candy, so Ah g i t s h e r t h a t . Ah'm no more s e t t i n ' d o w n again when she w a n t s a drink. She squeezes out t a get a drink an' Ah don't see h e r f e r about fifteen minutes. So Ah got up an' went a lookin' f e r her opportunity to m a k e himself a hero, as long as it involves no risk. thinkin' maybe she got lost. Seems she found some o' h e r f r i e n d s an' t h e y was a cacklin' like a couple o' P e r h a p s Falstaff is comical t o us because we see in him all those t r a i t s which we despise in ourselves. W e think, piously, t h a n k heaven ol' hens. We finally s a w t h e last p a r t of t h e show and t h e n she w a n t e d t a go downtown f e r some I'm not like t h a t , and t h e t h o u g h t of Falstaff being u n a s h a m e d l y all coffee. T h e t w a s fine w i t h me, but t h e t ain't all she wanted. Maybe t h e t gal don't" look like m a hound the t h i n g s which we would not d a r e to be, or w a n t to be, provides dog, but she shore does e a t like 'im. Seems a s if t h i s h e r e goin' s t e a d y is a leavin' m e flat broke, but t h e h u m o r we see in him, f o r this is one of the basics of h u m o r . We Ah guess t h a t s w h a t goin' steady means. B e r t h a k e e p s a tellin' me not t a w o r r y none about t h e money l a u g h a t F a l s t a f f , as well, f o r his wit, f o r his pure cleverness in ex- but t a think of t h e e n j o y m e n t Ah g e t s outa' spendin' it. Maybe she's r i g h t , ma, but Ah c a n ' t help thinkin'.

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t r a c t i n g f r o m every situation t h e u t m o s t in drollery, f o r t h e n e a t t u r n of a p h r a s e by which he demolishes his verbal opponents. And, finally, there is in F a l s t a f f , as in every g r e a t clown, some small element of sadness, the sadness of t h e f a t man, the melancholy of the buffon, t h e despondency of t h e aged. We m a y despise him, we certainly laugh a t him, b u t p e r h a p s we also pity him. Like all comedians, Falstaff h a s in him a little m e a s u r e of H a m l e t . — J i m Clark

Well, it's been a week now sinse we been goin' s t e a d y an' all Ah kin show f e r it is a n e m p t y wallet, chapel cuts, low g r a d e s and B e r t h a . Man, Ah c a n ' t go anywhere w i t h o u t seein' Bertha. Ah see h e r at b r e a k f a s t , lunch an' s u p p e r , an' it's g e t t i n ' so t h a t b r e a k f a s t is all A h kin take. W h e r e v e r Ah go, she's t h e r e too. If Ah should t r y to sneak out t h e f r o n t door of the library, in t h e evening t h e r e she is with t h a t "let's-go-look-at-the-stars" glint in h e r eye. " T h e r e ' s no w a y o' g e t t i n ' out of it", she says. " T h a t ' s w h a t goin' steady is". 0 , Ma, did Ah do t h e r i g h t t h i n g ? " Y e r bewildered Son, " C h e s t e r " — Dave Coster


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Fraters, Arkies Win Two In Interfrat Basketball Competition began last week in the 1955-56 i n t e r f r a t basketball season, and t h e r e is a v e r y s t r o n g indication t h a t t h e race f o r t h e c h a m p i o n s h i p t r o p h y will be a close e x c i t i n g one. Both l e a g u e s p r o m i s e some t h r i l l i n g contests in t h e weeks to come. "A"LEAGUE The Monday n i g h t " A " L e a g u e got u n d e r w a y on N o v e m b e r 28, a t 7 p.m.. The opener s a w the P r a t e r s , last y e a r ' s co-champs, edge the s c r a p p y E m m i e s in a high scoring a f f a i r , 63-55. H a r r y Voss poured in 20 to lead the F r a t e r offensive, while H a r o l d R i t s e m a tallied 16 f o r t h e E m m i e s in a losing cause. In t h e i n t e r m e d i a t e contest, the co-champion Cosmos squeeked by a strongly favored Seminary quintet, 29-28. A t no time in the g a m e did e i t h e r t e a m hold m o r e t h a n a t h r e e point a d v a n t a g e . The S e m i n a r y held a 13-11 lead a t half time, but t h e Cosmos took it a w a y s h o r t l y a f t e r . F r o m then on it w a s a sees a w b a t t l e all the way, w i t h t h e Cosmos finally coming out on top. P e t e De P r e e copped t h e Cosmo s c o r i n g honors w i t h eight points. J i m Van Hoeven scored nine f o r the Sem. Closing out t h e evening, t h e A r k i e s topped the Knicks in ano t h e r donnybrook, 58-54. A r t Bieri swished 25 m a r k e r s t h r u g h t h e nets to lead the A r k i e s c o r i n g a t tack. Bob V a n d e r L u g t w a s high man f o r the Knicks with 19. "B" LEAGUE W e d n e s d a y , N o v e m b e r 30, m a r k ed t h e beginning of the s e a s o n ' s " B " L e a g u e schedule. A g a i n t h e F r a t e r s powered to a victory over the E m m i e s , t h i s t i m e by t h e not-

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so-even count of 55-34. At half time the score w a s k n o t t e d a t 2323, but the F r a t e r s slowly pulled a w a y in the second h a l f , o u t s c o r i n g the E m m i e s 32-11. Dave Woodcock rolled up 22 to pace t h e F r a t e r s . Ron Bolthuis was t h e E m m i e m a i n s t a y with 19. In the second g a m e of the evening, the s t r o n g Independent five set back t h e Cosmos, 48-35. The g a m e was close until the last f e w m i n u t e s , when the Indies scored heavily and put t h e g a m e out of reach. H e r b W i d m e r ' s 17 p o i n t s led the I n d e p e n d e n t s , while Rog B o r r netted 11 f o r the Cosmos. T h e final tilt w a s a n o t h e r close one between the A r k i e s and t h e Knicks. F o r the second time, the Knicks bowed by only 4 points, the score being 38-34. Carl V a n d e r L a a n was high s c o r e r f o r t h e winning Arkies. Chuck Pettengill had nine f o r the Knicks. N e x t week's schedule includes the following g a m e s : " A " League, M o n d a y December 12 " B " League, W e d n e s d a y , Dec. 14 7 P.M. — F r a t e r s vs. Cosmos 8 P.M. — Knicks vs. E m m i e s 9 P.M. — A r k i e s vs. S e m i n a r y

In d o w n i n g the d a n g e r o u s Dales f r o m Hillsdale last S a t u r d a y night the Dutch played a fine calibre of basketball f o r so e a r l y in t h e season. A l t h o u g h l e a v i n g s o m e t h i n g to be desired in s o m e f e w ways, Coach V i s s e r ' s crew served notice that they are a competent quintet who may well develop into a d a r k horse in t h i s y e a r ' s c a m p a i g n . Most h e a r t e n i n g in S a t u r d a y ' s e n c o u n t e r w a s the a g g r e s s i v e n e s s which the Dutch displayed on defense. The work of J i m H i l m e r t was especially n o t e w o r t h y . Not only did J i m play a brilliant g a m e a s d e f e n s i v e g u a r d , repeatedly d r o p p i n g back f a s t to b r e a k - u p t h e o p p o n e n t s f a s t b r e a k , but he also led t h e t e a m in rebounding. Comm e n d a b l e also was t h e fine work of f r e s h m a n J e r r y Hendrickson, whose a g g r e s s i v e b a l l - h a w k i n g cons t a n t l y disconcerted the Hillsdale players. Bob R i t s e m a , versitile junior, s e r v i n g t h e v a r s i t y f o r the first time, played a good g a m e not only as d e f e n s i v e g u a r d , but also in filling in a t t h e pivot f o r tall Paul, who s a w s p a r s e action the second half a f t e r r u n n i n g a f o u l t h e r e f e r e e ' s whistle too m a n y times. Bob Basketball Scores did a fine job on t h e boards and Toledo 77, Hillsdale 66 also m a n a g e d to k e e p the Dale's C e n t r a l Mich. 102, A l m a 83 c e n t e r contained. Calvin 70, Albion 53 In p l a y i n g a 2-1-2 zone. Coach K a l a m a z o o 61, A d r i a n 50 Visser h a s well utilized his diverA l m a 71, Olivet 56 sity of t a l e n t . W i t h " W h i t e y " Albion 70, T r i - S t a t e 43 R i m e r s m a and J i m H i l m e r t coverL a w r e n c e Tech 87, A s s u m p t i o n 73 ing t h e b a s k e t f r o m t h e sides and Hillsdale 61, K a l a m a z o o 58 tall Paul moving in f r o m t h e middle, Hope College p u t s on the floor Also R e p o r t i n g : Connie Miller, a r e b o u n d i n g a g g r e g a t i o n which P e n n y R a m a k e r , Darlene De Beer, should keep the d e f e n s i v e board R u t h Bruins, J i m E v e n h u i s , Dick under the control of the Dutch D e W i t t , Bob Van W a r t , A1 Hill and Ed Coon. ::::::::::::::: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : RYPMA & TOPP SHELL SERVICE "Service Is Our Business" Phone 7 7 6 0 Corner 15th and River Ave. !•••••

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M a k i n g a successful t r a n s i t i o n f r o m football to b a s k e t b a l l , the Dutch continued to k e e p t h e t a s t e of victory f r e s h as t h e y d e f e a t e d Hillsdale 84-80. All who a t t e n d e d the g a m e w e r e deeply i m p r e s s e d with the m a n e u v e r a b i l i t y , and acc u r a c y of the s m o o t h l y c o o r d i n a t e d Hope squad. In the e a r l y m i n u t e s of t h e g a m e Hope surged f o r w a r d to c a p t u r e the lead. W i t h some vascillation the Dutch w e r e able to m a i n t a i n a p p r o x i m a t e l y a ten point a d v a n t a g e the r e m a i n d e r of t h e c o n t e s t . T h r o u g h o u t t h e g a m e t h e s t o r y of Hope's s c o r i n g d r i v e s w a s r e p e a t e d a g a i n and a g a i n as H i l m e r t and Molenaar b r i n g i n g the ball downcour t ably set up a v a r i e t y of m a n e u v e r s which proved to be f a t a l l y effective. By t h e end of t h e htlf Hope held a m a r g i n of f o u r teen points, the score being 44-30. T h e second half s a w a d e t e r mined Dale s q u a d d e s p e r a t e l y s t r u g g l i n g to come f r o m behind. One m i n u t e to go found both Benes and H i l m e r t sidelined b e c a u s e of f o u l s . Hope's lead w a s n a r r o w e d to t w o points, it a p p e a r e d a s if we were in trouble. T h e n in a c l i m a t i c finish J o h n n y A d a m s and H a r o l d Molenaar broke through f o r the tallies n e c e s s a r y to provide victory. A different d r a m a was enacted e a r l i e r in t h e evening. In t h e i r first a p p e a r a n c e of the y e a r , H o p e ' s J . V. squad m e t d e f e a t by t h e overwhelming score of 100-33. T h e vict o r s being t h e W e s t e r n Michigan Frosh. Tuesday night the Dutch traveled to Olivet. A f t e r piling u p a n e a r l y lead, we coasted to a 72-57 win w i t h Paul Benes and J i m H i l m e r t controlling t h e boards. Benes also collected 25 points and w a s f o l lowed in t h e s c o r i n g by J o h n A d a m s ' 14. Tonite Michigan S t a t e N o r m a l is h o s t to H o p e in t h e i r new field house.

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