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Genial, Efficient, C o o p e r a t i v e Dr. C l a r e n c e D e Graaf

"I a m not a teacher: only a fellowtraveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed a h e a d — a h e a d of myself a s well a s of you." George Bernard Shaw.

storm of d e c r e a s e d a n d increased enrollment with a complacent stride; whose varied interests h a v e m a d e him a prominent member of the community; to one w h o has, in the role of advisor guided many of Hope's students to their future goals; to DR. CLARENCE DE GRAAF we ascribe this statement of George Bernard S h a w a n d proudly dedicate this MILESTONE of 1947. He h a s the capacity to combine religion a n d education, making them unified a n d integrated. He radiates his own deeply religious philosophy of life throughout the classroom a n d the c a m p u s a n d it is revealed in every aspect of his life. Through his e y e s the student sees deeper a n d farther into literature a n d his own life. With this he h a s e n d e a r e d himself to all his students a n d received their deepest respect. He sheds his intellectual cloak for a congenial c a p e on the college level. Everyone enjoys his pertinent a n d ever present sense of humor, which a l w a y s a d d s to the pleasure of college functions, of which he is a regular participant. It is b e c a u s e of these a n d m a n y more attributes, b e c a u s e of gratitude, a n d appreciation, that we, the class of 1948 dedicate this MILESTONE of 1947 to DR. CLARENCE DE GRAAF. 5

As the city of Holland looks b a c k on 100 y e a r s of development, Hope too looks back on its 80 odd y e a r s of progress. Both Hope a n d Holland, although never losing sight of the spiritual foundations laid d o w n by the Rev. A. C. Van Raalte, h a v e realized that to b e the well-rounded individual, stress must b e placed on social a n d intellectual development a s well. This y e a r h a s b e e n one of transition for Hope. After three y e a r s of war-time limitations, w e find it a d m i r a b l y meeting the problems of a greatly increased enrollment. But Hope is not content to rest upon past achievements! There is a n ever present determination that Hope shall yet progress spiritually, scholastically, a n d socially. 6


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A city within a city, that is Hope College, Its students a r e the citizens, the professors the magistrates, yet it is democracy, for all h a v e a voice in the m a n a g e m e n t . The school, Hope, is the focal point, a n d a s F r e s h m e n b e c o m e u p p e r c l a s s m e n they find themselves taking more a n d more a n active part in the activities of the "City". Life g o e s on outside the college a n d e a c h student is d r a w n into a n d participates in the functions of the outside world. Yet, h e r e m a i n s a n integral part of the institution, b e i n g nourished from a n ever-increasing interest in the s t a g e s of development that m a k e u p our city, Hope. 9

O n e of the prime purposes of Hope's p r o g r a m is to develop a well b a l a n c e d individual. To supplement accurate, intelligent, minds with sound, healthy, bodies is the aim of the athletic department. An intensive program of intra-mural sports a d d s i m m e a s u r a b l y to this development. A c c o m p a n y i n g this p r o g r a m a r e definite requirements of physical education for all students g r a d u a t i n g from Hope. While helping to maintain a strong body, this requirement provides excellent recreation a n d promotes healthy competition. No matter w h e r e it be; on the gridiron, on the cinder track, or on the hardwood, Hopeites display a highly competitive a n d fighting spirit throughout e a c h a n d every contest, a n d whether they a r e the victor or the vanquished, they a l w a y s display the p a r a m o u n t pinnacle of good sportsmanship. 10


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COLLEGE ADMINISTRATION College administration is presided over by President Irwin J. Lubbers, assisted by six administrative committees. These committees, which deal with every p h a s e of student-faculty life, a r e concerned with administration, educational policies, student direction, the library, athletics a n d music. The ADMINISTRATIVE committee, under the chairmanship of Dr. Lubbers, deals primarily with the individual problems of students a n d faculty a n d details of administration not covered by definite regulations. Dr. Clarence De Graaf is chairman of the EDUCATIONAL POLICIES committee. This group is responsible for the regulation of the college academic program. The STUDENT DIRECTION committee, h e a d e d b y Miss Laura A. Boyd, concerns itself with the extracurricular, student, a n d social life of the campus. Under the leadership of Dr. John W. Hollenbach, the LIBRARY committee endeavors to make the library a more efficient instrument of education. At present, plans for the expansion of library facilities are being considered. The committee on ATHLETICS is responsible for the administrative details surrounding the college sports program. Mr. Clarence Kleis is its chairman. ' Mr. Robert W. C a v a n a u g h heads the MUSIC committee. This group handles the administrative problems that arise in the Department of Music. 18

DR. C. WIMMER V i c e - C h a i r m a n of Administrative Committee

DR. C. DE GRAAF C h a i r m a n of E d u c a t i o n a l Policies C o m m i t t e e DR. B. RAYMOND C o l l e g e Business M a n a g e r

C. KLIES C h a i r m a n of Athletic C o m m i t t e e

DR. J. HOLLENBACH C h a i r m a n of Library C o m m i t t e e

R. CAVANAUGH C h a i r m a n of Music C o m m i t t e e


BOARD OF TRUSTEES . . . . . . Promotes Christian Education HOPE COLLEGE MILESTONE March 15, 1947 The Board of Trustees, a s its n a m e indicates, holds the property a n d m a n a g e s the affairs of the college. It is responsible for the aims, practices, a n d character of the institution. At present there a r e thirty-eight members on the Board, nine elected by the General Synod of the Reformed Church in America, one representative from each of the Eastern Synods of New Brunswich, Albany, a n d New York, one e a c h from the eight classes in the Particular Synod of Iowa, a n d eighteen from the classes of the Particular Synod of Chicago.

DR. JOHN A. DYKSTRA President of the Board

The Board of Trustees elects the president of the college a n d those associated with him to execute the administration of the college within the framework of the Christian objectives of the college. Through its executive committee the Board a r r a n g e s for the execution of orders a n d resolutions not otherwise specifically committed or provided for, a n d guides the affairs of the institution on behalf of the Board until the time of its next meeting. Through its committee on instruction, the Board approves the selection of the members of the faculty. Through its committee on finance a n d investments it h a s c h a r g e of all the funds of the collegeâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;endowment, contingent, building, a n d current. It preserves a n d uses these according to the rules a n d regulations laid down for these funds. Through its committee on buildings a n d grounds, the Board exercises care a n d control over the buildings, grounds, a n d equipment of the college. The Board strives to give a good account of its stewardship both to The Reformed Church in America a n d to our great God. JOHN A. DYKSTRA, President of the Board of Trustees of Hope College.



M. L. HINGA D e a n of Men

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L. M. BOYD Student Director

E. LICHTY D e a n of W o m e n

C. GEERLfNGS Public Relations Director

REV. P. HINKAMP Registrar


A. TIMMER Director of Admissions

H. WINTER Treasurer


MRS. D. WEEMHOFF S e c r e t a r y to the President

PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION (Cont'd) The administrative unit in direct contact with the student b o d y is the Division of Personnel Administration. It is a large organization, with numerous branches influencing the adjustment a n d development of the student. Mr, Milton L. Hinga as Dean of Men probably comes into personal contact with more students on the campus than a n y other man. Whether a student's problem is scholastic, social, disciplinary, or purely personal, he can b e assured of a sympathetic a n d understanding listener in Dean Hinga. Dr. Elizabeth Lichty, the Dean of Women, is the personal supervisor of all the women students, either off or on the campus. Interviews with the Dean of Women are given for personal or disciplinary reasons. Popular Miss Laura Boyd, a s Director of Student Affairs, schedules the social calendar for the year. Her task is a n a r d u o u s one, but her pleasing m a n n e r makes it a pleasure to confer with her. Sympathetic a n d professional assistance is given by the Registrar, Rev. P. Hinkamp. As Director of Public Relations Mr. Clyde Geerlings is a popular individual, a n d he can b e seen every d a y moving about the campus looking for interesting subjects for his camera. Dean of Admissions is Prof. A. Timmer, a former instructor in Latin. His winning smile h a s won for h i m , m a n y new friends at Hope. Other members of the various departments of Personnel Administration a r e pictured on these pages. They are carefully chosen for their abilities in a particular field of work, a n d all of them a r e extremely popular with the student body.

MRS. F. WOLTERS b e c r e t a r y to Director of Admissions

MRS. N. RECK Secretary to Registrar


MRS L DYKSTRA Secretary to D e a n of Faculty

M. GIBBS Librarian

M. MASTENBROOK Assistant Librarian

MRS. J. W1ERSUM Assistant Librarian

E. HAVEMAN Secretary to Business M a n a g e r

MRS. W. DYKSTRA S e c r e t a r y to English Offic

H. STEFFENS Comptroller

E. WINTER V e t e r a n s ' Institute

LOUISE VAN DOMELON Director ol W o m e n ' s Athletics



iv. MRS. B. KRONEMEYER Housemother, Voorhees Hall

MRS. G. BOLTON Housemother, F a i r b a n k s C o t t a g e

MRS. G. STEININGER Housemother, C o l u m b i a Hall

MRS. E. DEN HERDER Housemother, Van Vleck Hall

DR. A. LEENHOUTS C a m p u s Physician

V. SPOELSTRA C a m p u s Nurse

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MRS. N, ALDRICH Housemother, Beach C o t t a g e

MRS. C. PARSONS Housemother, West Hall

THE F A C U L T Y of Hope College

but h a v e m a d e it interesting from time to time a n d spent so much extra time coaching us. They a r e a s important a part of Hope memories a s the associations of our fellow students.

A liberal education is b a s e d on the idea that one of the purposes of a college training is to develop a philosophy of life. To e n c o u r a g e a student to find himself, his individual capacities, a n d to discover his own powers a n d enthusiasms, our faculty h a s provided a n effective program in a clear a n d comprehensive way. By devising a flexible educational program each student is given a chance to decide in which of the m a n y fields of e n d e a v o r he is particularly interested a n d most likely to succeed. In this rich curriculum created by the faculty is a wide r a n g e of subjects, developed to furnish e a c h student with the general basis of knowledge to cope with the varied problems of the world. To help every student to live intelligently a n d happily a n d to understand society in general in our complex civilization is the aim of every faculty member.

The work of the college faculty h a s b e e n outstanding during this transitory year of 1946 a n d 1947. Even though the student body h a s increased tremendously, every student in given the opportunity to personally contact the faculty for careful guidance, friendly suggestions, a n d aid in the solving of their a c a d e m i c problems. The faculty h a s b e e n called upon to sacrifice study, research a n d leisure hours to meet the dem a n d s of this increased student body. They h a v e taken on a c a d e m i c teaching loads far b e y o n d the capacity ever asked of them by the college administration. Their job h a s not b e e n a n easy job, a n d after working with them a n d for them w e have acquired a respect a n d admiration for them that demonstrates the excellence of their work. In the y e a r s to come w e will have a greater appreciation for the priceless g u i d a n c e a n d direction which the a c a d e m i c staff h a v e directly or indirectly exerted u p o n us.

It would b e impossible for most students to imagine a d a y when they were not under the direct or indirect influence of the faculty members. Their position is not pretentious, but in making Hope College a "home a w a y from home", they lay the foundations for our future. Individually a n d collectively their talents a n d experiences represent a wide a n d varied field of learning. From early morning until late afternoon w e h a v e looked at blackboards a n d p e r u s e d our books, w e h a v e listened, a n d studied, a n d supposedly learned. Certainly w e o w e a great debt to the g r o u p of faculty who h a v e not only worked at instructing us,

Because of their response with magnificent cordiality to the u n u s u a l requests m a d e of them, this next section of the Milestone will give us a n insight into this important p h a s e of our life at Hope. 25

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH English is bound u p with every waking moment of our lives. We do our thinking in English; w e s p e a k a n d we write in English. English h a s greater social utility than a n y other subject a s it is employed, in its three forms, writing, speaking a n d reading, in all activities of life, vocational a n d social a n d is the medium through which all other subjects a r e taught. The importance of the English department is displayed when we consider the importance of the English l a n g u a g e itself. Only when w e use it properly can w e carry on life a s we know it, a n d the members of the department h a v e strived to give us enough of the fundamentals to satisfy our requirements. When we look at a corrected theme or at the results of a spelling test, we begin to realize that we need even more than w e receive, but who h a s not grumbled at a difficult theme topic or slightly oversize assignment? E. BRAND

First year English, required of all students, concerns itself primarily with grammar, rhetoric a n d composition. These act a s tools for work in all classes a n d forms a basis for all advanced courses in the English department. A student, mastering these mechanical forms a n d rhetorical principles effectively, is equipped for a study of literature. Assisting the student in these fundamental courses of the department a r e Mr. Brand, Mr. Prins a n d Mr. Ten Hoor. Literature is written not only for entertainment but h a s a secondary purpose in that it disseminates a philosophy of life a n d makes contributions to international relationships through which one gains a n insight into the lives, culture a n d philosophies of peoples of other countries. Under the c a p a b l e supervision of Dr. De Graaf, Dr. Hollenbach, Miss Reeverts a n d Rev. Kruithof, we a r e introduced to the best of English a n d American poetry, essays, novels a n d dramas. For us they interpret, a n d teach us to perceive, the fundamental truths or bits of humor incorporated in each piece of writing.



Hope is indeed fortunate in its professors a n d instructors in the English department, for each one is vitally interested in the l a n g u a g e a n d literature of the field, and, by this very interest, m a n a g e to make the subject interesting to those who merely meet the minimum requirements or those who elect to take a d v a n c e d courses in the subject.




John a n d Sam, r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s from A r a b i a , d i s c u s s their difficulties of our English l a n g u a g e with the p e r s o n w h o knows.

In the classroom Dr. H o l l e n b a c h is e n g r o s s e d in thought, a t t e m p t i n g to c o m p r e h e n d a s t u d e n t ' s question.

Mr. Prins pointing out a f l a w in G e o r g e Miner s c o n j u g a t i o n s . â&#x20AC;˘

Dr. De Graff in a favorite pose, d e c i d i n g on the t y p e of test for his next class.

A favorite prof of Composition c l a s s e s , E d w a r d Brand.


DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC The Music Department has h a d another successful year with many accomplishments of which to be proud. To facilitate the teaching of music the college purchased the Walsh House on Ninth Street which provides piano a n d voice studios. Practice pianos are available in the basement of the Chapel also. For organ students, there are practice organs, a n d for a d v a n c e d students there is the four-manual Skinner organ of fifty-seven stops. There are three divisions in the Music Departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;organ, piano, a n d voice. A student may major in any one of these fields.


Mrs. Snow h a s full c h a r g e of the organ department where a great deal of attention is paid to the development of the church organist. The ideal church organist must b e a s much of a n artist a s the concert organist, a n d in addition be thoroughly familiar with his duties a n d conduct a s a n officer of the church. The piano department h a s Mrs. Snow, Miss Holleman, Mrs. Karsten, a n d Mr. Johnston. The student must show satisfactory musicianship before graduation. With Mr. C a v a n a u g h at its head, the voice department has enlarged greatly. Two new members were a d d e d to the faculty this year. They are Miss Cook a n d Mrs. Baughman. Miss Cook w a s presented in a joint recital with Mr. Johnston at the beginning of the year. A popular class in music this year is the conducting class under Miss Holleman. Other music classes are History of Music, Theory, Ear-training a n d Sight-singing. Every Tuesday morning during the year, the student body w a s given the opportunity to hear members of the various fields of music. A special vocal or instrumental number w a s rendered each week.



Throughout the year, enjoyed several concerts partment. These have Rudolph Ganz, conductor an emminent pianist.



Hope's students a n d faculty have through the efforts of the Music Deincluded guest artists such a s Mr. of the Grand Rapids Symphony, a n d





the Music W a l s h Hall.


Mrs. Karsten b e i n g g r a c i o u s after a recital

Prof. C a v a n a u g h l e a d s his choir in a late a f t e r n o o n rehearsal.

Mrs. Snow k e e p s a n e a g l e e y e out for m i s t a k e s a s D o n n a Van Voorst j u m p s from k e y b o a r d to k e y b o a r d .


DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE One of Hope College's newest buildings is the Science Building which w a s constructed in 1938, Here the future doctors, chemists, a n d other science majors receive their training. It is from here that many outstanding students h a v e gone into the various fields of science a n d h a v e shown the results of excellent scientific background, for which Hope is well known. The fine facilities a n d laboratories plus the c a p a b l e instructing which the students receive makes for better organized a n d guided work, which gives eager minds initiative, incentive, a n d the desire to learn. It is here that the foundation is laid for future years either in research or in professional work. It is also here that the students of other fields may receive a cultural background a n d understanding to make their lives richer a n d more a b u n d a n t , which is essential for growth. G. VAN ZYL


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In the Science Department is the Chemistry Department a n d the Biology Department. Dr. Gerrit Van Zyl, the h e a d of the Chemistry Department, teaches the a d v a n c e d courses in Chemistry. Besides being a master in his field, he is a master of dry humor a n d his once-every-four-years' stories keep the Chemistry majors in a good mood for the long hours of laboratory work. Ably assisting Dr. Van Zyl are Dr. J. Harvey Kleinheksel a n d Dean Charles Wimmer, both of whom teach beginning a n d a d v a n c e d courses. After the course in General Inorganic Chemistry, Qualitative a n d Quantitative Analysis a r e offered. Organic a n d Physical Chemistry, plus several other a d v a n c e d courses make up the whole of the Department. For those whose interests run along the line of plants a n d animals, a n d life processes, Hope offers a very fine Biology Department under the direction of Dr. Teunis Vergeer. His d e e p understanding a n d interest in his students makes him a s much a friend as an instructor. Both Dr. Vergeer a n d Professor Oscar Thompson teach elementary a n d a d v a n c e d courses in Biology. Professor Thompson has recently returned to Hope's Biology Department after several years of absence. Miss Frances Koeman, a recent Hope graduate, a n d Miss Jenny Spoelstra, one of the college nurses, teach courses in this department also.




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Dr. Kleinheksel i n v e s t i g a t i n g the source of that Ho S.

The p r e - m e d i c a l s t u d e n t dissects e v e n the insignificant starfish. Dr. Vergeer points out the problem for the d a y , a frog.

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to g e t the tensile strength of wire . . Prof. Klies explains.


DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES Included in the Department of L a n g u a g e s are courses in French, Spanish, Latin, German a n d Dutch. The beginning or first year course in each of the l a n g u a g e s consists chiefly in a study of grammar, introduction to a n d memorization of a basic vocabulary, oral drill a n d conversation, reading exercises, a n d frequent exercises in composition. The second year course continues the study of g r a m m a r but emphasizes translation a n d outside reading to acquaint the student more thoroughly with the personal habits, characteristics, a n d traits of the people in the countries about which they are studying. Advanced work in a n y of the l a n g u a g e s is offered,


^ Senior students in French may take French Phonetics, French Composition a n d Conversation, the teaching of French or Advanced Conversation. German majors make a n intensive study of modern German drama, the novel, modern German short stories, German poetry a n d opera, a study of the life of Schiller or Goethe, the Romantic school of Heinrich Heinie, or Scientific German. Advanced Latin students take selected readings of Roman Literature in translation, Roman Philosophy, or a Latin Methods Course designed in conjunction with the Department of Education to give careful consideration to methods employed in the teaching of Latin in junior a n d senior high schools. Newest addition to the Department is the course in Dutch, ably instructed by Dr. Bouvy. A Sophomore course, it covered the g r a m m a r a n d vocabulary a s well as Dutch Literature.



Courses in Greek are also offered to college students by the Western Theological Seminary. A Beginner s Course consists of methods of study with word lists a n d inflections. Sophomore Greek consists of a review a n d application of the principles of syntax a n d inflection. Third year students delve into selections of Thucydides, a n d the style, method, a n d aim of the Greek historians a r e studied, together with a review of the important facts of Greek history. Majors in Greek complete their course with a study of Homer, selections from the "Iliad" a n d "Odyssey," Sophocles' "Antigone," Philosophy of Plato the History of Greek Literature, a n d Aristotles' "Ethics".




Below the border it's S p a n i s h , a n d Mrs. Prins a c q u a i n t s us with the l a n g u a g e .


We will n o w t a k e u p the S u b j u n c t i v e . . . s a y s Prof. Schoon with a smile on his f a c e .

" W e will now r e a d , 'Liebe auf d e n Dritten Blick' " e x p l a i n s Miss Boyd in her friendly m a n n e r .



of the a n c i e n t s , Latin, versatile Prof. Wolters.


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. with c u s t o m a r y vim Miss Meyer b r o a c h e s the phonetics.

DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION A Christian college receives justification for its existence in that it seeks to bring its students into a proper relationship with Jesus Christ. Although it is necessary that that spirit a n d that purpose permeate all of the instruction of the college, the application a n d understanding of Christianity a r e brought to a focus in the Department of Religious Education. It is here that the student, in a very particular sense, learns to make his "relationship with God, through His Son, Jesus Christ, such that it guide him on life's way, temper his actions, a n d render him r e a d y a n d anxious to perform God's will for his life," a s stated in the college bulletin.


As Hope College believes that the Word of God is the foundation of all true wisdom, it requires that certain courses b e taken by each student. All freshmen study "The Life of Christ" so that they may b e familiar with the words a n d works of history's most significant personality. Sophomores take a course in the history of the Apostolic Age, a n d the juniors study Old Testament history. The senior Bible course, called 'The Philosophy of the Christian Religion," presents to the student the basic concepts of the historic Christian faith. Here the doctrines of Revelation, God, Man a n d Sin, the Person a n d Work of Christ, the Holy Spirit a n d the Doctrine of the Last Things are pursued. In addition to the basic, required courses, certain elective courses a r e offered in the Department of Bible. These include such studies a s "Our Protestant Heritage," "Principles of Religious Education," a n d the "History of the Bible." The department, at present in the process of expansion, is planning additional courses, some of which will a p p e a r in the college curriculum next year. The personnel of the Bible Department consists of the Reverend M. Eugene Osterhaven, college pastor a n d h e a d of the Department of Bible, a n d the Reverend William B. Miller, both of whom received their training at Hope College, Western Theological Seminary a n d Princeton. In addition to these two, the services of Dr. Albertus Pieters a n d Dr. George A. Menninga of Western Seminary were secured. Early in the year, the Reverend Gordon J. Van Wyk lent his services to the department with the understanding that he b e released as soon as travel to China, to which he h a d been appointed a s a missionary, w a s possible. After two months he received notice that his ship w a s about to sail a n d so turned his classes over to his former mentors of Western Seminary.



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Newest addition to the H o p e faculty, h a n d s o m e Rev. Miller d i s c u s s e s the Life of Christ.



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DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS New students a s well a s old seem to realize the vital importance of the knowledge of mathematics. The evidence of this realization can b e seen b y the tremendous increase in the enrollment in this department. In the past, society r e g a r d e d mathematics a s a subject of abstractions a n d formalities a n d studied a s a p u r e abstract science s e p a r a t e d from its natural setting. Challenged b y this association on the part of the a v e r a g e man, mathematics so altered itself until the subject is w h a t it is t o d a y â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a d y n a m i c a n d functional field. Now mathematics a r e viewed, not only a s a b o d y of rules, formulas, tables, graphs, a n d principles to b e learned, but a s a l a n g u a g e , a method of thinking, a n d a medium through which social a n d economic institutions in this our world can b e better understood. A, LAMPEN

Hope College h a s a l w a y s b e e n proud of the m a n y fine mathematicians who h a v e b e e n g r a d u a t e d from the school. Into m a n y a n d varied fields the g r a d u a t e s h a v e g o n e to do significant a n d vital v/orkâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;thus proving that their training h a s b e e n of the best. Time was, during the war, that the a v e r a g e mathematics class w a s composed of more w o m e n than men. However, with the return of the servicemen, one finds the situation h a s c h a n g e d considerablyâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;the m a j o r s in this field a r e predominately of the male species. Greater e m p h a s i s w a s p l a c e d on beginning mathematic courses b e c a u s e of the tremendous enrollment of students who h a d never before taken mathematics a n d wished to explore this field, a n d b e c a u s e of those who a r e taking refresher courses. Initiating these students into the f u n d a m e n t a l operations of mathematics a r e Mr. Folkert, a g r a d u a t e of the University of Michigan. Assisting Mr. Folkert is Mr. Steketee, also a g r a d u a t e of the University of Michigan. These two men h a v e b e e n very successful in aiding the students toward getting a substantial b a c k g r o u n d for more a d v a n c e d work. After mastering the basic principles of mathematics, a student of this department p a s s e s into the c a p a b l e h a n d s of Mr. Lampen, who is also h e a d of the department.









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A friendly c h a t b e f o r e take-off w h i l e Prof. G e e r l i n g s e x p l a i n s a bit of n a v i g a t i o n .

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Miss Phif H a s k i n s t e a c h e s A l g e b r a to Veterans,

Besides t e a c h i n g this early m o r n i n g c l a s s in Accounting, Mr. Zwemer k e e p s b u s y a s collector of Internal R e v e n u e .

HISTORY, ECONOMICS, PHILOSOPHY The world is constantly in the process of making history, a n d economics a n d philosophy are vitally concerned with the outcome of these historical episodes. Hope College, too, is concerned with the passing events a n d so our History Department in a n endeavor to keep posted sponsors the International Relations Club with Miss Ross a s advisor. In the classroom Miss Ross keeps the students vitally interested in current h a p p e n i n g s by being well-posted herself. Her wealth of experience a n d knowledge challenge the students to greater research a n d study.

W. VAN SAUN Philosophy

Professors Vander Bush a n d Hinga give to the student currently interested in history their sympathy a n d understanding of people a n d their relations socially, politically, economically a n d psychologically. History is related to the students' everyday lives through the philosophy of Mr. Hinga, especially where it concerns marriage. He inevitably tells each class that marriage indeed can b e successful on a 60-40 basis; women 60, men 40. Professor Vander Bush in his precise a n d thorough manner of teaching history, integrates the students' life to the full. From the study of economics the students on the c a m p u s learn how to budget not only their money, but the money of the nations. Business, finance, a n d law a r e vitally essential to the person entering the business world, a n d Dr. Yntema a n d Professor Horner give to these prospective financial czars the thorough knowledge of all those details. College g r a d u a t e s of high caliber who are thorough in their knowledge of business are desperately needed in our confused world. Judge Smith from the city of Holland aids the students in their discovery of right a n d wrong a n d how to deal honestly a n d justly in all cases which come under their consideration.

M. ROSS History

The philosophy department is h e a d e d by Dr. Walter Van Saun. This department is chiefly concerned with the various forms of philosophy or theistic beliefs of the peoples of the world. Dr. Van Saun does not leave one to discover which philosophy is best, he points out the errors a n d the good in each a n d reveals the Christian Philosophy, for which Hope College stands is the right philosophy.

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D. YNTEMA Economics

Bob Danhof points out to Miss Ross the position of r e c e n t d i s t u r b a n c e s in Britain.

Prof. Horner d o u b t s the validity of the statement.

" T a k e the next 200 p a g e s , a n d a test next M o n d a y , W e d n e s d a y , a n d Friday", so the History c l a s s is informed b y Prof V a n d e r b u s h .

The b u s i n e s s cylce rule will s u b s t a n i a t e my claim " s a y s Prof Yntema. "And that is why Freud is not d i s c u s s e d in detail in Philosophy," s a y s Dr. Van S a u n with a twinkle in his eye.


PSYCHOLOGY, EDUCATION Contrary to public opinion the student of Psychology does not begin immediately a psycho-analysis of his neighbor in the classroom. Instead, the General Psychology course, offered to Sophomore students, is chiefly concerned with normal adult h u m a n psychology, a n d is intended a s a series of fundamental studies preparatory to more a d v a n c e d study in the main a n d subsidiary branches of this science. An Experimental Psychology course, consisting of laboratory experiments which may parallel the General Psychology course is also offered. Juniors interested in delving further into psychology a n d its branches are offered a course in the Social aspect, a study of the psychology of group movements, of man's social nature a n d of its expression under social control. Mental Hygiene, a survey course dealing with psycho-pathological phenomena of personality a n d the history of the mental hygiene movement is also offered. An Applied Psychology course, consisting of a study in the application of psychological principles to the various fields of h u m a n endeavor, such as, salesmanship, advertising, medicine, law, a n d teaching is offered to seniors. Professor Harold Haverkamp is the Psychology instructor.

H. HAVERKAMP Psychology

The courses offered in the Department of Education a r e intended especially to p r e p a r e teachers for the elementary g r a d e s a n d secondary schools. All practice teaching is done in the city schools, both for elementary a n d secondary training, under efficient critic supervision. Special efforts a r e put forth by the Placement Committee to secure positions for g r a d u a t e s who have special aptitude for teaching. Introductory courses in Elementary Public School Music Methods, Geography, Art a n d the History of Education a n d Philosophy of Education a r e offered. In the latter course attention is given to those historical agencies a n d factors which h a v e influenced the educational progress of the various peoples. Emphasis is laid upon the aims, methods, content, organization a n d resulst.


Advanced courses such a s The American Secondary Public School, the Elementary School Curriculum, Teaching of Reading in the Elementary School are offered.

MRS, H, SCHOON Education


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SPEECH, CLASSICS The Department of Speech at Hope College is probably more widely known outside the college than a n y other department. Active participation in state a n d national contests in oratory, declamation, a n d e x t e m p e r a n e o u s speaking with high ratings in all h a v e given this department high standing throughout the country. Freshmen students a r e required to take Fundamentals of Speech, which is the theory a n d practice of public speaking, with major emphasis upon delivery a n d bodily action, a n d the attainment of the objectives of confidence a n d contact. Intended a s a logical continuation of Fundamentals is Public Speaking, w h e r e continued stress is m a d e upon delivery with major emphasis upon voice control, a n d also introduction to the fields of interpretation, speech composition, d e b a t e a n d group discussion. Argumentation a n d Debate, another second year course, studies the underlying principles of debating a n d argumentation. Classroom d e b a t e s upon current topics are stressed, a s well a s briefing, a n d the techniques of securing conviction. Interpretative Reading, a n d Scripture Reading a r e both popular courses, with emphasis on the preparation of programs for public delivery. The course in Scripture Reading is designed to develop increased appreciation of the Bible through oral reading, a n d to promote effective public reading of the Bible. Community Drama, Dramatic Production, Stagecraft, Acting, a n d Radio Acting h a v e b e c o m e increasingly popular the past year with the arrival of Prof. Avison. Several Dramatic productions were accomplished, including the staging of the play, scenery, costumes, lighting, properties, make-up, etc. The Radio Acting class, which provides studio practice in the performance of radio plays w a s given a stimulant with the arrival of recording equipment. For a d v a n c e students Advanced Play Directing is given, a s well a s Radio Directing. Dr. E. Dimnent, former college president, who h a s instructed classes in all the Sciences, this year a s s u m e d the professorship of Classical Civilization. This course emphasized the rise of Constitutions a n d Constitutional governments. Main sources for classroom work w e r e Aristotle's "Politics" a n d Plato's "'The Republic".

Dr. Schrier a n d J o a n n e Decker p l a n s t r a t e g y for the next debate.

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Graduation Four happy, carefree, ye^ h a r d working years h a v e passed, a n d the time h a s come for us to say g o o d b y e to our dear Alma Mater. Graduation, a thing w e h a v e strived for, has now arrived, a n d w e a p p r o a c h it looking to the future, to see w h a t it holds for us. Behind w e leave our m a n y friends, scenes that h a v e become familiar a n d memories that remain e n g r a v e d under the classification of "The Best Time of Our Lives". Four years a g o w e started this chapter in the novel of our life, a n d this great event writes the final p a g e of the adventure, which marks us a s mature citizens, a n d places us on the long a n d ever growing list of "Graduates of Hope". We give thanks to all those, our teachers a n d counselors, for all the help they g a v e in assisting us through the hazards a n d pitfalls along the way. W e leave all to meet new situations, encounter n e w friends, a n d try to find our place in the workings of the machine of civilization.


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1—L. M a s s e , P. M e e n g s , E. M e e u w s e n , R, M i h a l y A M o o l e n a a r , T. M o o l e n a a r , J. Moore. 2—1. M u l d e r , P. M u l d e r , C. N e w t o n , B. Nichols, E. Neiboi R. N o r d e n , D. O l d e n b u r g . 3—A. P a r r o t t , M. P e t e r s o n , J. P f e i l e r , K. P o n s t i n e , S. P o s t h u m a , K. P r i g g e , M Prins 4—N. Reck, E. R i b b e n s , H. R i d d e r , J. R o b i n s , J. R y s k a m p , I. S c h a m e h o r n , H. S c h a i b l e . 5—C. S c h e m p e r , D. S c h i p p e r , J. S c h o r n a g e l , D. S c o b i e , H. S h a w , J. S h e e l , G. S l e n k . 6—D. S h o e m a k e r , J. S i b l e y , R. S i m m e n l i n k , M. S k a a l e n , J. S m a l l e g a n J. Smith, L. S n e d e n 7—1. S n o w , J. S n o w , I. S t e g e m a n , A. T o l l m a n , E. T a n g e n b e r g , E. T e r H a a r , M Te R o n d e . 8—R. T h a d e n , J. Tirrel, L. T r e p h o w s k i , H T u u r l i n g , I. V a n d e B u n l e , D V a n d e n Berg, D. V a n d e n Brink.







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SOPHOMORES G. Althuis W. Appledorn R. Averitt L. B a r n u m R. B a r r y J. B e e r e b o o m P. Bittner J. B l a a u w H. B l e e k e r R. B o n d y A. Borr G. B o t t e m a W . Brinks L. Brooks N. B u r c h W. Burgess H. B u t e r G. B u u r s m a W. C a m e r o n I. C l a r k J. C o l l i n s G. Cook G. C u r t i s s C. D a r o c z y J. D e H a a n R. D e i s i n g E. De K r a k e r G. De Loof C. De Mull J. D e n H e r d e r W . De Bries L. De W e e r d E. De W e e r t F. De W i l d e D. De Witt H. De Witt L. Dick L. D o r n b o s E. D u n n i n g R. E n n e n g a G. Freyling R. F u l l e r G. Gerritsen R. G l e r u m G. G n a d e W. G o s h o r n H. G r i s s e n W. Groeneveld H. G r o t h R. G u n n G. Hackett R. H a l l M. H a n n a G. H a v e n s


C. H a y c o c k W. Hellinga R. H e r v e y F. H i e f t j e T. Hill R. Hitke R. H o e k s e m a V. H o u t i n g H. J a n s e n L. Jillson E. K a m m e r a a d E. K a s s i g W. Kennedy N. K l e i n h e k s e l K. Kleis D. K l o m p a r e n s K. K l o m p a r e n s P. K l o m p a r e n s W. Klomparens S. K o n o s h i m a D. K o o p R. K o o p W. Koop V. K r e m e r M. K u e n z i e R. Kuffel P. L a m b M. L a m b e r s G. Langley E. L a n n i n g C. L a r s o n D. Lee K. L e e s t m a R. L e o n a r d H. L e w i s D. L i e v e n s e H. L u g t e n H. M a c C o r t n e y K. M a c q u e e n R. M a j o r I. M a r t i n R. M a t c h i n s k y R. M c D o u g a l l T. Mc F a l l R. M e l l a J. M e n c h h o f e r V. M e u l e n b e l t W. Milewski D. Miller M. Miller G . Mills A. M o e r l a n d A. N e d e a u


PICTURES W. Oostendorp D. O o s t e r b a a n C. P a i n e H. P a l m e r C. P l o e g s m a A. P o n s t e i n L. P o n s t e i n R. P o n t e i r D. P o p p e m a R. Prins M. R e a W. Reay S. R h o d e s D. R i n k e s L. Rove J. R o y a l B. R o w a n D. S c h o l t e n M. S c h r o e d e r J. S h r a m e k H. Smith I. S p o o n T. S t a a l V. S t e k e t e e A. Stillman M. S u l l i v a n L. T e m p e s t F. T h a t c h e r A Tjipkema T. T o o n d e r R. T o p p A. Tuls J. V a n d e n B e r g A. V a n d e r S l u i s E. V a n D e W e g e R. V a n D o r e n S. V a n Liere J. V a n Lopik R. V a n Ry F. V a n Voorst C. V a n W i e r e n H. V a n W i e r e n D. V e l t m a n W Van Huizen J. V i n e m u l d e r W . Vollink W. Walker R. W e s t e r h o t t R. H. G. A. C.

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1—L. S t e t s o n , R. S t o l p , A. S t o n e r , H. S t r e e t e r , I. S t e u r , W . S t u d d i f o r d , R S w a n d e r 2—C. S w a r t , W, Ten Brink, M. Ten H o v e , D. Ten H o e v e , D. Ter B e e s t , C T h e r o u x , D. T h o m a s . 3—H, T h o m a s , J. T h o m p s o n , P. T h o m p s o n , N. T h o m s o n , ]. T i e m e r s m a , H, Timmer, L. Timmer 4—C. Ton, J. T o u s s a i n t , E. V a n B u r e n , E. V a n D a m , F. V a n d e n Bosch, I. V a n d e r Borgh, K. V a n d e r Broek. 5—L. V a n D u i n e n , R. V a n E e n e n a a m , L. V a n F a r o w e , D. V a n H o v e n , D. V a n Voorst, C V a n Z a n t e n , A. V a n Zyl. 6—H. V e l t m a n , J. V e r g e e r , H. V i s s e r , M. V o s k u i l , M. W a a l k e s , S W a l t e r s H. W e e n e r , 7—P. W e s t e r h o f l , I. W h i t e , R. W h i t e , W . W i l s o n , M- W i l t e r b r i n k , M, W o l b r i n k , A W a l t e r s . 8—E. W r o b l i c k y , N. Y o n k e r s , R. Zimmerli, R. Z w e m e r , M. Bried, K D e l o n g , S. De Y o u n g .


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Row 1—J. E s s e b a g g e r , G . H a y c o c k , A. Klippel, A. J o h n s o n , D. J o h n s o n , G . L i b e t r u , P. M u l d e r . Row 2—C. O e g e m a , W. O s t e r h a v e n , B. P e n n i n g s , P. S a t t e r t h w a i t e , P. S c h o l t e , J. W i l s o n .

FRESHMEN B. A d a m s I. A d a m s E. A l l a r a A. Arive P. A s p i n w a l l J. Austin A. B a r n e t t M. Baskett J. Bennett W. Blakeslee C. B a b b P. B o e r i g t e r K. Boes J. B o g e m a W. Bond H. Borr J. Bos J. Bos D. Boss G. Boss R. B o w m a s t e r C. B r a n d t B. Brehm D. Brink H. B r o n k h o r s t H. B r o w e r H. B r u g g e r s H. Buckle T. Bulson H. B y l s m a W. C h a p p e l l M. C h u r c h i l l H. G l a u s B. C o l e m a n D. C o l e m a n R. Collins H. C o l t o n B. C r o f f o r d M. C r o f f o r d C. C u r t i s s R. D o a n e E. De Boom K. D e c k e r E. De G r o o t W . De Kruif W . De W i l d e W . De Witt G. Dodds J. D o u g l a s R. D r a p e r W. D u r k s e A. Dyk V. E k e m a C. Elston R. F a i r c h i l d W. Freeland J. F i e l d h o u s e J. G a l i e n J. G e b b s M. G e b b e n T. G i l l s t e d t F. G i r a r d


J. G l u p k e r T. G o d b u r n G. G o r m a n D. G r i s s e n W. Gross H. H a y e s B. H a z e k a m p P. H e n d r i c k s o n A. Hietbrink A. H i a g s H. Hiltmer R. H o g a n W. H o l w e r d a R. H o n i g R. H o u t m a n R. H o w e J. H u b b l e J. H u n t i n g E. J a n n e n g a R. Jenison K. J o h n s o n T. J o s e p h J. J u d s o n J. K e t c h u m P. K e y s e r D. Kieft W . Kieft E. Kiel F. King W. Klaver H. K l y n s t r a E. K n o o i h u i z e n P. K r o n e n d o n k N. K r o n e m e y e r J. Kruithof R. K u i p e r s H. L a m a n J. L a m b J. L a m b e r s A. L a m p e n D. L e e u w O. Lester D. L i n d e m a n R. Locker V. Lockers L. Londo C. L u g e r s R. M a a t B. M a c C o r t n e y W, McKay R. M a c L a c h l e n J. M a r e m a R. Martin C. M a s t e n b r o o k T. M c G e e W. M e e u w s e n M. M e p y a n s J. M e r r e n C. M e t z g e r K. Michielson C. Midle


W . Michel A. Miles E. Miller R. Miller G . Miner J. Mlnarik L. Mlnarik B. M o d d e r s C. M o n r o e G. Moore H. M o r g a n E. M o s h e r E. M o u n t L. Mrok W. N e a t h a m m e r T. N e l s o n R. N e w b e r r y E. Nixon P. Nordhof W. Norlin J. P a t t e r s o n H. P i e r c e J. P e g r a m T. P f i n g s t e l K. Piers J. P i e r s m a N. P i e r s m a J. P o m p W. Postmus F. Pott G . Priest K. R a t e r i n g W. R e e v e J. R ; c h a r d s o n R. R i e c k m a n n H. R i t s e m a W. Rooks K. Ruys W. Sawitsky R. S a x o n G. S c h a f t e n a a r D. S c h e e r e n s G. Schneider E. S c h o l t e n R. S c h o l t e n L. S c h o u t e n E. S c h u i l i n g H. S c h u i l i n g R. Schultz G . Scott T. S e e h a s e e R. Selkirk V. S e n n e t t H. S h a r p e F. S h a r y N. S i d e r i u s W . Sivyer F. S l o s s o n R. Smith W. Smith F. S p e n c e r


R. S p i e r J. S p i n d l e r L. S p r u i t D. S t a h l R. S t a r k N. S t e g e m a n W. S t e v e r s J. S t r e u r D. Sutfin A. S w e e t F. T a a r J. T a y l o r N. Ter Beek S. T j a l s m a E. Ven D a h m D. V a n d e r Broek P. V a n d e r H a a r J. V a n d e r H o v e n C. V a n d e r M e e r S. V a n d e r Mey A. V a n d e r V e l d e D. V a n d e r Yacht W . V a n d e r Yacht J. V a n d e r Z w a a g M, V a n Eck E. V a n H a m E. V a n H e k k e n W. Van Kampen C. V a n R a a l t e J. V a n S c h i l f g a a r d e M. V a n T a t e n h o v e B. V a n Z a n t e n M. V e r H e l s t D. V i s s c h e r s K. V l a s s i s C. V o o a d E. V o o g d L. W a a n e r P. W a l k e r T Walsh C. W a l t e r s H. W a l t e r s P. W a r n s l u i s R. W e l c h H. W e l l e r A. W e l l s G. W e s t e r h o f f W. White Lloyd W e i g h m i n k M. W i e r d a J. W i l d m a n S. Willetts M. W i l l i a m s J. Willit S. W i s e R. Wyckoff R. Y o u n g O. Zack D. Z a n d s t r a F. Z w e m e r G. Zylman


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G l e n n a Gore, E d n a Van Tatenhove, Phyllis Haskin, Q u e e n Myra Brouwer, Virginia Bilkert, Betty Van Lente, Esther Bogart.

The d a i s y c h a i n flanks the c a r p e t e d walk u p to the q u e e n ' s throne

May day! The grandest gala event of the The climax of all events save year! graduation for the seniors. In honor of this festive, frolicsome occasion, school adjourns in the middle of the morning. After the cancellation of curricular activities, everyone gathers at the athletic field for sport competition between members of both the fairer a n d stronger sex. High jumping, b r o a d jumping, a n d other track activities are r e w a r d e d by colorful prizes to the victors. Baseball dominates a s the ruling sport of the afternoon.

commencing of the ceremonies. The trumpet sounds, a n d to the strains of martial music come the gorgeously gowned girls of the freshman class forming a resplendently a r r a y e d daisy chain. An expectant hush falls over the spectators a s the new Queen a n d her court a r e chosen from the ranks of the Junior class. Following the pinning of new Alcor girls a n d selecting new Blue Key men for the senior honoraries to serve during the coming year, the royal party retires to the b a n q u e t hall. Highlighting the regal dinner are toasts to the successful a n d prosperous reign of Her Majesty by the representatives of the student body a n d faculty.

Twilight of coronation d a y finds the entire student body a n d faculty in the campus's beautiful pine grove eagerly awaiting the 82

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hjuru At the present time, two student literary publications a r e maintained b v the colleae, the ANCHOR a n d the MILESTONE, the former being a bi-monthly n e w s p a p e r a n d the latter the college year book. The ANCHOR h a s a s its function the job of keeping the students, faculty, friends a n d alumni of the school informed of its activities a n d accomplishments. The MILESTONE is p u b lished annually a n d seeks to present a history of the college year at Hopie. Together they provide a m e a n s of offering practical experience a n d training in literary expression, journalism, advertising, business management, p h o t o g r a p h y a n d the other skills involved in their publication.

sonnel h a v e b e e n consulted. From those nominated, the number desired to assist the editor a r e elected by the student body. It is from these that the editor for the following year is chosen. The choice is m a d e by the Committee on Publications a n d is m a d e on the basis of the work done throughout the year a n d a n issue of the ANCHOR that each puts out in competition with the other. Unlike the ANCHOR, the MILESTONE is not a n all-college project. Rather, it is a publication of the Junior class. Thus, its editor is elected by that group during the latter part of their sophomore year. The election is m a d e from a number of students chosen b y a class nominating committee. When elected, the editor is assisted by volunteers from members of the class.

The ANCHOR staff is composed of those students who a r e interested in receiving training a n d doing work in the field of journalism. It is h e a d e d b y a n editor-inchief who is assisted by a number of associate a n d departmental editors a n d a business m a n a g e r . Each y e a r the associate editors a r e nominated b y the Publications Committee of the college after key staff per-

Both publications hold membership in the Associated Collegiate Press, which conducts a critical service for all member publications, in addition to providing them with aids designed to improve the p a p e r s a n d yearbooks concerned. Consistently, e a c h have received First Class ratings from this organization. 87

J. PONTIER Art Editor

DR. C. DE GRAAF, KAY STEKETEE Faculty Advisor a n d Desk Editor

J. PALMER Literary Editor

R. T O P ? Business M a n a g e r

K. WELLER Sports Editor

VAN DER HEUVEL Associate Editor

Milestone Staff . . .

First Row—J. P a l m e r , L. J o n k m a n , H. Koop, 1. V a n d e r H e u v e l , K. S t e k e t e e , J. Pontier. S e c o n d Row—M, L u c k i n g , V. H e m m e s , L Austin, T. V a n L e e u w e n , P. D a r r o w R R u y s R Wildi Third R o w — G . Toren, R. Q u a n t , M. V e r m a i r e , A. K l o o s t e r m a n G. S c h e e r e n s , H W a g n e r K We

H. KOOP Editor

Kay S t e k e t e e a n d Lucille lonkraan. Bob W i l d m a n just b e f o r e d e a d l i n e .

Marjorie Lucking a n d Millie Vermaire.

. . . In Action

Lois Austin a n d Marcella W e s t e r m a n

Virginia H e m m e s . Ruth Ruys a n d Helen W a g n e r


Alida Kloosterman a n d Phyllis Darrow.

Tommy Van L e e u w e n a n d Ruth Quant.


Jerry S c h e e r e n s a n d M a r i a n Slinn


First Row—D. V a n d e n b e r g , M. Buttlar, C. Ingham. Second Row—W. Boerman, R. Kempers.


First Row—A. Kloosterman, H. W a g n e r , E, Rubingh, B. Reyst, Second Row—C. Ingham, R. Ruys, R. Q u a n t , G. Hemmes, L. R a m e a u , L. Meulendyke. ], Meulendyke Third Row—V. Dykstra, B. Hill, R. Vriesman, R. Dykstra, B. Z a n d b e r g e n


Associate Editor R e n s e H o e k s e m a i s s u e s orders for the d a y

Business M a n a g e r a n d Assistant Joseph Palmer, Louise Ter Beek

M e e t s Another Deadline




over her a s s i g n m e n t reporter.

Art Editor a n d Sports Editor D. Akridge, O. Koeppe.

N e w s Editor a n d Circulation Editor H. Hains, M. Young

F e a t u r e Editor a n d Society Editor B a r b a r a Bilkert, G l e n n a Go r e



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Hope's s t u d e n t s l e a v i n g the C h a p e l following a Student Council s p o n s o r e d program.


R. VAN D1S President B. VAN LENTE Vice President B. CHRISTIE Secretary P. MEENGS Treasurer

This year the Student Council, under the leadership of President Robert Van Dis, was faced with a greater challenge than ever before in the history of Hope College—that of keeping a student body of almost 1200 students interested, active and informed. The first all-college function of the year was the Freshman Mixer which was a stimulating display of enthusiasm a n d pep. On that eventful occasion the class of '50 received their long anticipated "green". The Homecoming Committee of the Student Council really surmounted difficulties

of the times by planning one of the biggest and best weekends in Hope history. Beginning with the pull on Friday afternoon, proceedings included the p a r a d e of floats on Friday night and a buffet supper and open house after a victorious football game. The "frosh" reached the climax of their year at the Burning of the Green in November after a program prepared by the sororities, fraternities and classes ended in the presentation of final freshman penalties in Carnegie Gym.

DESTINY OF HOPE'S STUDENTS The Nykerk C u p Contest, a traditional yearly p r o g r a m of feminine rivalry, w a s successfully organized under the direction of Louise Ter Beek just before Thanksgiving. Then, in cooperation with WAL, the Student Council presented a n all-college Christmas Party.

interest a n d enthusiasm through the organization of a cheerleading s q u a d captained b y Don Scholten, who planned p e p meetings before our i m p o r t a n t pigskin fracases. Assemblies for the entire student b o d y were also included in the program of the year.

Dutch Treat Week w a s a n e w experience for many, a n d just a s much fun for those a l r e a d y orientated into the proceedings. Apparently the student b o d y w a s full of p e p after a restful Christmas vacation!

A n e w type of activity w a s undertaken b y the organization b y the appointment of four members to represent the Council, a n d in turn the student body, on the StudentFaculty Committee. The members of such committee met periodically to discuss problems of mutual interest in a n effort to better integrate administrative a n d student ideas.

Throughout the y e a r the Council end e a v o r e d to activate a n d maintain student

First Row—A. V a n d e r Hill, B. Christie, R Van Dis, B, Van Lente, L. Ter Beek, B. Bilkert. S e c o n d Row—J. M e u l e n d y k e , V. Dykstra, J. P a l m e r , A. V a n d e r W a a , M. Frego, D. Contant. Third Row—J, S t e g e m a n , C. Luth, R. DeVette, P. M e e n g s , R. V a n Zyl, G. Bruggers.


An informal t e a b e g i n s the year .

Students enjoy t h e m s e l v e s and give for S ar es patak


W.A.L. President Elaine M e e u s e n a n d D e a n of W o m e n Elizabeth Lichty confer on s t r a t e g y for o n e of their p o p u l a r functions.


W. A. L. LEADS IN COLLEGE FUNCTIONS Nearly every co-ed is a m e m b e r of w h a t is known a s p r o b a b l y the most democratic set-up on the campus—the Women's Activities League.

co-eds show their cleverest ideas in costuming. But this year the fun did not end at the party. Dorm girls h a d the town girls a s their guests for the night, a n d a s for sleepl?

Each member on the Board h a s a certain duty requiring h a r d work, iniative, a n d ingenuity. O n e must h a v e c h a r g e of the main project of the year; one must plan the May Day festivities; others plan the various teas a n d parties.

Not only does W.A.L. plan the festivities on the campus, but it is also active in money-making projects. The Penny Carnival w a s the money-making project this year. Each sorority a n d e a c h fraternity h a d a particular booth for which they were responsible. Ping-pong, Bing-o, fish ponds, taraet practice, a n d telegrams were a few of this evening's activities. The proceeds this year were sent to Saraspatak, our Sister College in Hungary. This activity w a s also sponsored last year a n d throughout the year the faculty a n d students received letters in appreciation for the gifts. The final event of the W.A.L. calendar w a s the May Day festivities. The c a m p u s queen w a s crowned a n d the various classes took part in sports events a n d the d a y wound u p with a formal banquet. Certainly all Hope College co-eds will join in a vote of thanks to W.A.L for the good times h a d this year.

W.A.L. b e g a n a busy y e a r b y entertaining all n e w co-eds in Voorhees living room by the Orientation Tea. This a n n u a l affair afforded n e w girls a n opportunity to become a c q u a i n t e d with other girls a n d the women of the faculty. The Christmas party, a W.A.L, project, w a s held in C a r n e g i e G y m n a s i u m a n d w a s strictly a formal affair. The loud burst of riotous laughter c a m e from the gym where the All-Girls party w a s held. The girls a n d the faculty women tried to out-do e a c h other in their costumes. The costumes r a n g e d from a h a r e m to a couple of painters. This affair is where Hope's

First Row—J. Decker, L. M e u l e n d y k e , E. M e e u s e n , Miss Lichty, E. M. Van T at en h o v e. S e c o n d Row—M. S t e p h e n s , A. R e a g e n , B. Timmer, H. M u y s k e n s , K. Locke, P. Haskin, I. V a n d e Bunte. Third Row—G. Gore, V. M. Efird, M. A. Van Dyke, L. Jonkman, M. Lucking, B. Van Buren.









Bennett, W. Hillegonds, P. Breen. Osterhaven, B. Schuller, J W. Hietbrink.

Help Build T a l m a d g e " w a s a YM project that met with much favor.

The Y.M.C.A. b e g a n a busy year in conjunction with the Y.W.C.A. in sponsoring the a n n u a l b e a c h party for new students. Working in harmony the cabinets threw their energies into the annual Mission Drive, staging a campaign to raise funds to aid students in China. Lois Van Wyk a n d Robert Schuller were in charge of this important project. An inspirational Prayer Week w a s carried out in February with Dr. Raymond Lindquist of Orange, New Jersey, as the guest speaker. Each morning in the chapel Dr. Lindquist brought inspirational messages to the student body. Opportunities were also m a d e possible for personal interviews with him. Exceptionally fine speakers were procured for the weekly "Y" meetings a n d a good attendance rewarded the efforts of those in charge. Joint meetings with the Y.W.C.A. were enjoyable a s well as inspirational. All the activities of the year united to form a n effective element in helping to "Make Christ King of Hope's Campus". 96


Third Row—V. Dykemcc, M. D a m e , A. Kloosterman, A. Fikse. Second Row—D. Prins, G. M a a s s e n , H. M u y s k e n s , M. Vermaire, R. D a l e n b e r g , S. Leslie. First Row—L. V a n Wyk, B. V a n Lente, M. Holman, S Knol,

A night of s i n g i n g at the w e e k l y YW meeting.

Before the busy fall d a y s on c a m p u s h a v e actually begun, the Y.W. is making friends of all registered freshmen through the Big Sister letters. Once on c a m p u s these n e w additions to Hope a r e m a d e to feel at home through these s a m e Big Sisters. The opening week of school w a s a busy one a n d the Y-Fore kept everyone posted on the events. The first event w a s the a n n u a l b e a c h party for all new students a n d cabinet members. Lasting friendships were b e g u n here. In November, T a l m a d g e College w a s the talk of all conversation a s the Y's sponsored the a n n u a l Mission Drive with a result of $2000 for this college in China. Perhaps the greatest week on Hope's c a m p u s is the Religious Emphasis Week sponsored co-jointly by the Y.W. a n d Y.M. This year Dr. Raymond Lindquist from Orange, New Jersey, acted a s leader. His inspiring messages will linger long in the hearts of the students. 97


First Row—B. Van Lente, E. Beuker, M. Brouwer, B. Christie, B. Van Dyke, P. Haskin, M. Korteling, M. Ter Borg, I. Vander Bunte, B. Nichols, A. Van Eck, Mrs. W. C. Snow, Director, Second Row—B. Brinkman, J. Snow, G. Denton, J. M e e u w s e n , H. Haines, J. Mulder, J. Ten Hoeve, J. Snow, P. Prins, K. Steketee. Third Row—H. Muyskens, B. K r a n k a n d o n k , E. M e e u w s e n , M. Angus, E. Van Dahn C. W i e r e n g a , B. Visscher, M. Lucking, P. Viening, M. Dame.

When strains of "O Divine Redeemer", "Gloria", or "Make Believe" echo from the chapel auditorium, it's the Tuesday or Thursday rehearsal of the Women's Glee Club. Practices for participation in programs for churches, clubs, a n d school meetings are a large part of their activities. This year they also m a d e a special national broadcast to honor the Netherlands at the United Nations' Assembly by singing in Dutch. Every now a n d then an informal meeting at the home of Mrs. Snow takes precedence. Familiar tales of last year's trip through the East dominate the conversation of our parties bringing back h a p p y memories for those once-weary travelers a n d inspiring the "inexperienced" for next year's big event. The climax of the 1946-47 year's activities w a s the Spring concert in April. Mrs. W. C. Snow, Director



First Row—A. V a n d e r W a a , H. DeMaster, N. S t e g e m a n E. Stetson, H, Meiners, R. Norden, R. Rietberg, C. Swart, E. Eckerson, L. S n e d e n , G. Viening. S e c o n d Row—C. Previte, R. T h e y d e n , M. H e r m a n c e , A. Van Eck, C. Oonk, W. Boerman, T. Harrison, V, Janssen, C. V a n d e r Meer, K. D e j o n g , R, L a m a n . Third Row—D. Stoppels, L. M a s s e y , D. Hoek, P. Kleis, R. Westerhof, D. Vriesman, R. Leonard, M. Baskett, W. Studdiford, B. V a n d e r Yacht, H. Ritsema.

After being inactive for three years, the Men's Glee Club is another one of the organizations on Hope's c a m p u s that is functioning again. The personnel consists of thirty-two picked vocalists, twenty-two of whom a r e veterans, including the group's very c a p a b l e director, Prof. C a v a n a u g h . To him goes much of the credit for the rejuvenation a n d success of the organization. i

The members worked industriously with their musical selections so that they were well p r e p a r e d for a n intensive eastern tour during the spring. This event w a s the climax of the singing season. The men sing sacred music, of which "Ecce, Quomodo moritur" is a n example, a s well a s secular pieces such a s "Auf Wiedersehn." Roger Rietberg, accompanist, gained the respect of all the men for the effective w a y in which his piano embellished their selections.

Mr. R. W. C a v a n a u g h , Director


c H A P E L

First Row—M. Dixon, E. Christie, G. Boss, C. H a r t m a n , M. Ter Borg, B. Van Dyke. Second Row—D. Van Voorst, J. Snow, P. Darrow, G. Denton, H. Hains, J. W i e r s m a , C. Voogd. Third Row—E. M e e u s e n , W. O s t e r h a v e n , M. Angus, B. Kranendonk, L. Parker, E. Van Dam, J. M e e u s e n , L, Timmer, E. Beuker. Fourth Row—D. Hoek, R, Laman, C. Conk, K. Dejong, C. Swart, N. S t e g e m a n , C. Previte, G. Viening. Fifth Row—R. T h a d e n , L. Masse, L. W e b e r , M. Hermance,



First Row—I. V a n d e Bunte, B. Van Lente, P. Haskin, J. Baker, P. Letz, J. Baker. S e c o n d Row—M. V a n d e r W e g e , J. Ten Hoeve, A. V a n Eck, D. Koskamp, B. Eilander, D. Sluyter. Third Row—M. Voskuil, J. Snow, M, Lucking, M. D a m e , M. Moerdyke, B. Reyst, H. W a g n e r . Fourth Row—L. S n e d e n , E. Stetson, H. S c h a i b l e , A. V a n Eck, H. Meiners, J. W e e n e r , R. Rietburg, N. Ritsema. Fifth Row—R. Westerhof, R. Hendricks, H, Ritsema, M. Baskett, C. V a n d e r Meer, D. V r i e s m a n , B. V a n d e r Yacht.

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'Where's the door, please?'

On a b a l m y d a y in S e p t e m b e r

REGISTRATION DAY Potential Students Registration has a l w a y s been a time of excitement at Hope a n d this year h a s proved to be no exception. The nearly block-long lines waiting to get into Graves, the freshmen asking directions, a n d upperclassmen greeting other upperclassmen, some of whom they had not seen in three years, created an interesting confusion on Hope's campus this year. Perhaps selecting a schedule is one of the most difficult parts of registration, for it is at this time that a student, in some respects, takes a step that will decide the entire course of his life. But all is not seriousness where registration is concerned. Teas, beach parties, a n d meeting old a n d making new friendships, some of which will last for life, take care of the lighter side of the occasion.

Top—Dean Hinga, in collegiate dress. C e n t e r — S u c h trouble, just to go to college. Bottom—Prof. H a v e r k a m k t a k e s time out for coffee.

The local co-eds at the Orientation tea, Registration Day.

P r e p a r i n g the s t i m u l a n t s prior to the pull; lucky lads.

The first F r e s h m a n to pot s h o w s 'em how it's done.

FROSH GET GREEN Are Introduced Sure a n 'tis the w e a r i n g o' the green, but St. Patrick didn't yell "Pot Frosh". The freshman is m a d e to feel his lowly position b y bowing to the upper classmen a n d a n y sophomore who can bluff his w a y through. Of course, the position of the violators is m a d e more lowly by performing their antics in hourly visitations to the fire e s c a p e s of Van Raalte. The h a p p y d a y arrives w h e n the frosh, thoroughly initiated, b e c o m e full fledged members of the campus. The green pots that h a v e b e c o m e part of them a r e tossed into the bonfire on the athletic field. Strange a s it may seem, w e love our pots a n d many is the pot found gracing a n upper classman's room, or found tucked b e t w e e n the p a g e s of a scrap book for a souvenir.

I n g h a m , Van T a m a l e n , a n d Danhof with a bit of Spike Jones comedy.

Topâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Bob Koop p a y s the s u p r e m e penalty; b a d looking pair of legs. Bottomâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Chuck P l o e g s m a , 6' 2" of m a n in a get-up. He w a s a s k e d for three d a t e s

C o l u m b i a H o u s e Dutch girls s t e p on Alma in their b r u t a l decoration.

The Zwemer Hall l a d s t a k e Alma to the local y a r d s for a quick burial.

HOMECOMING WEEKOn Friday, October 25th, Homecoming w a s ofiicially opened with the FROSH-SOPH pull across Black River. Approximately one thousand students, faculty members, alumni a n d interested spectators lined the opposite banks of the river to view the traditional a n n u a l Pull between the Frosh team, which w a s coached by Junior Con Vander Woude, a n d the Soph team tutelaged by Senior A1 De Voogd. Although the Soph team w a s predicted "the underdog" b e c a u s e of the vast numerical a d v a n t a g e of the Frosh team, after much hard a n d steady pulling, the Frosh team SUBmerged a s the Soph team Emerged victorious. Thus the humble Freshmen paid with bows a n d curtsies to the Sophomores a s well a s the Upperclassmen.


T o p — Q u e e n Myra a n d Court give the local citizens a glimpse of glamour. Center—The Praters giving the Scots a dose of DDT. Bottom—The Sib's prize winner, b y Metro G. M.

At seven-thirty o'clock on the same night, crowds of spectators a n d Hope College students ambled to Main Street to witness the Homecoming Parade. Each sorority a n d fraternity entered a float; Queen Myra a n d her court also appeared. The reactivated band of Hope m a d e its debut at this time under the direction of Mr. Kisinger of Holland High School. Dressed in orange a n d blue, with batons twirling, majorettes strutting, a n d instruments playing, the Band m a d e a colorful spectacle a s it marched down Eighth Street. The p a r a d e continued down Main Street to Columbia Avenue a n d finally arrived at Hope College Practice Field. Here a h u g e bon-fire warmly crackled its greeting to all to join in the Pep Rally prior to the HopeAlma football game. At this time the Coach a n d team were introduced a n d the announcement w a s m a d e of the winning float, FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS, entered by the Sibylline society. With songs a n d cheers, the Hopeites issued forth the Homecoming spirit, which played such a major role in

While the b a n d p l a y s on, A n d e ' s C a n d i e s get s o m e free a d v e r t i s i n g .

S w i m m i n g in O c t o b e r ?

They must b e crazy,

END IN OCTOBER the w e e k e n d activities. Then off to rest, for the earlv morning brought forth the nine o'clock Thesaurian Breakfast in their sorority room, followed by the Emersonian Breakfast in the Marine Room of the Tavern. The Sibyllines held a ten-thirty Brunch at the Dutch , Mill, while Luncheons r a n g i n g from eleven-thirty to twelve-thirty were a t t e n d e d by the Delphis in the lobby of the W a r m Friend Tavern, the Dorians at the Dutch Mill, a n d finally the Sorosites in the Tulip Room of the Tavern.

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With flowers a n d streamers, six thousand Hopeites, alumni a n d guests a p p e a r e d at Riverview Park at two o'clock that afternoon to watch the Hope Dutchmen gain a 24-0 victory over the Alma Scots in the comfort of a golden Indian-summer day. During the half-time of the game, Don Scholten, C h a i r m a n of the half-time program, presented Q u e e n Myra Brouwer who welcomed the alumni back to Hope. The b a n d finaled the half-time program by forming a n ANCHOR while playing the school song, forming the letters AL for Coach A1 Vanden Bush a s they p l a y e d "For He's A Jolly Good Fellow", a n A for Alma a n d a n H for Hope.

The announcement that the winning House Decoration w a s won by the "T Barracks' Bugs Bunny w a s echoed throughout the audience. Following this victorious game, all went to view the House Decorations • a n d chat with old friends. From six to eight o'clock, a Buffet Supper w a s held in Temple Dining Hall, followed by O p e n House in Van Raalte Hall, a n d the dormitories a n d barracks. And thus the 1946 Homecoming festivities successfully came to a g r a n d a n d glorious close under the Homecoming Committee h e a d e d by G a b b y Van Dis, a n d composed of Betty Van Lente, Alfy Vander W a a , a n d Betty Christie.

Top—At the half, h a t s g o off to c o a c h e s a n d t e a m s . C e n t e r — T h e Q u e e n arrives, in c o a c h of plush. . Bottom—A L for V a n d e r b u s h .


Violinist S. Dushkin a n d his a c c o m p a n i s t .

The first musician to a p p e a r in the winter concert series on November 5th w a s Samuel Dushkin, a Russian violinist. Born in Russia, but now a n American citizen, Samuel Dushkin b e g a n his concert career at the a g e of six. He studied under Kreisler, Remy, and Aver a n d traveled extensively throughout Europe and America. He is a master of the classics a s well a s an interpreter of the foremost modern works. He has worked with outstanding contemporary composers, such a s Ravel a n d Stravinsky. Mr. Dushkin has played in all the important European capitals both with orchestra a n d in recitals. He first a p p e a r e d in this country with the New York Symphony Orchestra. He a p p e a r e d also with the Boston Symphony under Koussevitsky a n d the Philadelphia Orchestra under Stokowski. Mr. Rudolph Ganz, director of the Grand Rapids Symphony, presented a lecture demonstration on the evolution of music a n d piano recital for Hope students a n d faculty, March 13. Rudolph Ganz is a pianist, conductor, a n d composer a n d h a s m a d e extensive tours in Europe a n d America. He w a s conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, president of the Chicago Musical School, a n d is now the director of the Grand Rapids Symphony.



Director of the Symphony.



The Opollo Boys' Choir, one of America's most outstanding boys' choirs, m a d e its a p p e a r a n c e in the Hope Memorial Chapel in April. The Choir was founded by its director, Coleman Cooper, in 1935. Lads forming the Choir r a n g e in a g e from nine to fourteen years. During the past six years the Choir has m a d e over 400 a p p e a r a n c e s including two performances for the late President a n d Mrs. Roosevelt, two recitals in New York's Town Hall, participation in the Bach Festival at Winter Park, Florida, several concerts with symphony orchestras, a n d broadcasts over the major networks.



First Rowâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;A V a n d e r Hill, D. Vriesman, R. Rietberg, Mrs. Snow, Second Rowâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;B. Scarlett, B. Brinkman, B, Christie, B. Van Lente, P. Darrow, M. Brouwer.


A football a f t e r n o o n in southern Michigan, sun a n d all.


D e a n a n d Mrs. Hinga, r e a d i n g from 1. to r. ( m a r r i a g e is a proposition).

With plaid blankets over arm, thermos bottles in hand, pennants waving, horns tooting, crowds cheering, such w a s the order of the d a y in Holland a s the crowds swarmed to the Park for an afternoon of football. A long Indian summer with plenty of sunshine, col-

W h y c o a c h e s get grey, or that worried look.

Timmer skirts left e n d a g a i n s t Alma for a s u b s t a n t i a l ? gain.

ored leaves, a n d soft turf a d d e d to the pleasant atmosphere of a n already pleasant crowd. The followers of Hope h a d wonderful afternoons watching the Dutch romp on the gridiron resplendent in their orange a n d blue.

"In that d e a r old town

They line u p for blocks a n d blocks to s e e the Dutchmen

e H o m e c o m i n g b a n q u e t c r o w d g i v e s close a t t e n t i o n to the MC.


At the C h r i s t m a s p a r t y s q u a r e d a n c i n g t e c h n i q u e s a r e practiced.

Hope men w a s t e d no time discarding the u n i f o r m a n d putting on the fancy dress for the parties on c a m p u s this winter. Fancy pin-stripes, loud ties, plenty of polish combined with the sharpest of creations in female attire to give every

formal affair that magic touch. Soft music, low lights, g a l a decorations, thick sirloins, pungent lotions, d r e a m y perfume, fraternity pins a n d sparkling diamonds â&#x20AC;&#x201D; these a n d m a n y more, the memories of a successful party season.

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a n d t h e n h e g a v e m e a c a k e . . ."

'Alone at last", sighs Miss La Fleur.

" M a y I h a v e my b a g , p l e a s e " ?

In the spring a y o u n g man's

spring b u d s m a k e s h a d o w s on the f a c e of Graves.


SPRING ARRIVES The bright green of spring emerges from the d r a b grey of winter with a burst of new a n d different activities on Hope's campus. With the arrival of the energizing time of the year, the a p p e a r a n c e of the campus changes as if by magic. Everything takes on a new hue, a n d it is as if n e w life has been instilled into every nook a n d corner. Let us look then at some of the signs that mark this c h a n g e of seasons at Hope.

It's spring!

It's empty!

One of the first signs of this metamorphose can be seen in the preparation for the spring sports. It is said that in spring a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of sports, a n d by the looks of the athletic field on a warm sparkling afternoon, one can see the truth in this statement. But we can see that this is not all the boys' thoughts turn to in this pre-summer season, for while the fellows spend their time practicing for baseball,

'Spring will b e a little late this y e a r " proved only too true in southern Michigan, but the p h o t o g r a p h e r did his best a s late a s possible.


Carnegie gymnasium takes a noon-day nap.

o thoughts of s u m m e r .

AT HOPE tennis, golf or track, a very appreciative a u d i e n c e consisting of the fairer sex is on h a n d to watch. There w a s one sign of spring this year which hasn't been found on Hope's c a m p u s for a few years. This w a s the All College Sing which h a s not b e e n held since 1942. This beautiful musical contest b e t w e e n the fraternities a n d sororities a d d e d a bright touch to the campus. Then a s the d a y s grow warmer, a n d the students become restless, a sure sign of c h a n g i n g seasons can b e seen in the p r e m a t u r e visits to the b e a c h w h e r e a few of the luckier individuals acquire a beautiful tan even before summer makes its a p p e a r a n c e . Before springtime b o w s out of the scene making w a y for summer, the exciting festive event of May Day takes place with its coronation ceremonies, followed by the fulfillment of a senior's d r e a m â&#x20AC;&#x201D; g r a d u a t i o n a n d the thrill of commencement.



outlook on life spring . . .



It's Tulip Time in Holland every y e a r in May.

On a w i n d b l o w n hill at Lake Michig a n w h e r e a tired s t u d e n t c a n relax Ill

'If you seek a b e a u t i f u l p e n i n s u l a , look a b o u t you".

SELECTED FEW MAKE WHO'S WHO The biographies oi thirteen outstanding seniors oi Hope College will a p p e a r in this year's issue of "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges a n d Universities". Those who were honored by this selection were Esther Bogart, Marian Dame, Joanne Decker, Russell De Vette, Vivian Dykema, William Haak, Elaine Meeusen, Harry Meiners, Luella Pyle, Preston Stegenga, Arthur Timmer, Robert Van Dis, a n d Betty Van Lente. The purpose of the national publication is to serve as a n outstanding honor in which a deserving student, after displaying merit in college, a n d accomplishing his goals, would be given recognition. Those thus honored were chosen on a basis of character, scholarship, leadership in extra-curricular activities, a n d potentiality for future usefulness to business a n d society.

Absent—R. Van Dis, M. Dame, R. De Vette, E. Bogart. Third Row—H. Meiners, W. H a a k , P. S t e g e n g a . S e c o n d Row—B. V a n Lente, V. Dykema. First Row—L. Pyle, J. Decker, E. M e e u s e n .

BLUE KEY, NATIONAL HONOR FRATERNITY Hope college chapter of Blue Key National Honor Fraternity w a s reactivated on c a m p u s during this past y e a r after a lapse of three years. Blue Key is a national collegiate honor organization for senior men who a r e chosen on the basis of individual a c a d e m i c attainment combined with participation in student activities.

Included in the various activities of Blue Key is the operating of the c a m p u s book store a s well a s the publishing of the Student Guide a n d football a n d basketball programs. At the conclusion of the a c a demic year, Blue Key presents a gift to the college.

First Row—Rev. Wm. Miller, Dr. J. H. Kleinheksel, P. S t e g e n g a , Prof. A. L a m p e n , Dr. I. J. Lubbers, R. V a n Dis.


S e c o n d Row—W. H a a k , R. Rietberg, Dr. B. R a y m o n d , R. De Vette, H. Meiners, D. I n g h a m , A. De Voogd, C. Droog .

First Row—R. Scholten, Miss Boyd, N M. Ritsema, Miss Lichty, B. Timmer. S e c o n d Row—M. Korteling, V. D y k e m a , M D a m e , H. M u y s k e n s , L. Pyle, J. Decker.

Every Co-ed on Hope's c a m p u s aspires to b e c o m e a member of Alcor from the time she is a Freshman until M a y d a y of her junior y e a r when girls a r e t a p p e d into this senior girl's honorary society. Only to the junior girl of high character, excellent scholarship, a n d active participation in c a m p u s

activities goes this outstanding honor. The function of Alcor most familiar to the students is the operating of the ever-popular Koffee Kletz. However, their achievement a n d influence goes far beyond this in the donation of a useful a n d v a l u a b l e gift to their Alma Mater each year.


First Row—J. Watson, L. Pyle, J. Decker, Dr. Schrier. Second Row—B. Danhof, B. Timmer.

PI KAPPA DELTA Although on many college campuses the national forensic fraternity h a s h a d to dissolve temporarily b e c a u s e of lack of membership, Hope has been a b l e to maintain this organization throughout the war. Upper class members of our forensic teams a r e eligible for membership in this honorary fraternity.

A. Ponstein reports to a s u g g e s t e d gesture.

For the purpose of acquainting new students with the opportunities on our c a m p u s for speech activities. Pi Kappa Delta, in the early part of each school year, sponsors a speech rally to which all interested students a r e invited. Members of the organization explain to newcomers the various activities available for participation — oratory, debate, extemporaneous speaking a n d other types of public speaking, a n d evaluate the benefits to be gained from these activities. Also at this time new students may indicate in which field or fields of speech work they choose to participate. April is the month for initiation of new members a n d election of officers into the Michigan G a m m a Chapter of Pi Kappa Delta. Competently leading the group this year was president Joanne Decker assisted by Luella Pyle a s vice-president a n d Jean Watson as secretary-treasurer. With the doubling of enrollment this year a growth of interest in d e b a t e a n d oratory is evident, a n d Pi Kappa Delta is looking forward to a g a i n attaining the enviable record secured a n d established for Hope by its members in the past.


DEBATE TEAM There a r e some people who do a great deal of talking yet they s a y nothing—not so with the Hope Debaters. They not only h a v e something to say but know how to s a y it in a winning manner. These d e b a t e teams h a v e heatedly a n d repeatedly proved themselves a well articulated g r o u p worthy of admiration. "Resolved t h a t " — w a s the by-word h e a r d b y numerous local organizations in which the d e b a t e s q u a d s participated in line with a new policy of the speech department uniting "Town with Gown." This n e w type of program not only received encouraging responses from the local a u d i e n c e s but also allowed the members of the s q u a d s to gain v a l u a b l e experience for inter-collegiate meets. Proficiency of the team w a s also increased b y practice sessions with Dr. Schrier a n d informal discussions a m o n g themselves concerning practical problems a n d their solutions. On F e b r u a r y 6, Hope p l a y e d host to Calvin College at a practice session a n d on February 13 journeyed to Kalamazoo for another practice meet at the invitation of Kalamazoo College. These preliminary meets a r e traditional before traveling to Michigan State College for the State Tournament. This State Tournament h a s a l w a y s b e e n the highlight of the y e a r s work for all college debaters. As only six of this y e a r ' s d e b a t e r s h a d h a d previous experience in college d e b a t e , this a n n u a l conclave did not hold the usual numerous winning decisions for Hope. However, for the new debaters, the value of a t t e n d a n c e at this affair should prove itself in future competition.

J. Decker's P l e a s i n g Plea.

First Row—R. Danhof, J. W a t s o n , L. Pyle, J. Decker, R. Schuller, C. Koning, Dr. Schrier. S e c o n d Row—D. V a n d e n Berg, J. Grisser, L. Ponstein, A. Ponstein H S h a w , P. Breen. Third Row—R. Paul, M. DeYoung, L. K o r a n d a , D. S h o e m a k e r , H. Moes, W. Jallema, N. S t e g e m a n .



tlitl A C. I n g h a m , M. Lucking, V. Efird, M. Korteling, R. Dolenburg.

" C a n d y , c h e w i n g gum, p e a n u t s .

A.D.D. is doing it! This service organization composed of fifteen girls, a sophomore, a junior, a n d senior from each of the girls' sororities, is helping the Men's Board of Athletics a n d the Women's Athletic Association. Today this organization of ambitious girls continues its important function of attempting to eliminate the debts incurred in the year's course in athletic functions. These are the girls who sell popcorn, candy a n d the everpopular peanuts a n d gum at the football and basketball games. Proceeds go for new equipment for the athletic groups on campus. Each spring the girls have a dinner at which the new members are chosen. The capable officers for this year are: President, Betty Timmer; Vice-president, Barbara Bilkert; and Secretary-treasurer, Vada Mae Efird.

GALS LEADERS IN SPORTS "Do you h e a r the cheering from C a r n e g i e Gym on Tuesday nights after 'Y'?" Well, that's the girls' basket-ball teams having a good time. This is just one of the activities the W.A.A. sponsors on Hope's C a m p u s for all athletically minded co-eds. From a u t u m n w h e n horseback riding a n d hiking a r e favorite sports, through the winter months w h e n volley ball, basket-ball a n d bowling take the preference, to the balmy d a y s of spring, which calls for tennis, archery a n d bike hikes, one will find the Hope co-eds good sports enthusiasts. W.A.A. also sponsors the girls track meet which is held May Day morning. And during the spring d a y s soft ball aids in promoting good sportsmanship a n d fun for the girls. Hope's W.A.A. belongs to the women's division of the M.I.A.A. a n d participates in play d a y s a n d tennis tournaments sponsored by this group.

A typical T u e s d a y night in C a r n e g i e G y m n a s i u m , a s Viv D y k e m a r u s h e s in for a d o g shot d u r i n g o n e of the b a s k e t b a l l contests.

First Rowâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;V. D y k e m a , P. Dietrich, 1, D e m i a n . S e c o n d Rowâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;C. Hinga, G. Gore, J. Uppleger.


KAPPA DELTA First Row—H. Muyskens, A. Fikse, G. M a a s e n , Mrs. O s t e r h a v e n , A. Kloosterm a n , M. Dixon, S e c o n d Row—L, Sikkema, H. V a n d e W o u d e , K. Ponstein, E. Jewitt, G. Metten, A. Moolenaar. Third Row—E. Rubingh, B. Nichols, A. Van Kempen, M. Schroeder, L. Dorenbos.


I President Trudy M a a s e n a n d Mrs. E. Osterhaven.

Kappa Delta—"Servants of Christ". Upon graduation from Hope, the girls b a n d e d together under this banner of Kappa Delta will serve the church a s either full or parttime workers.

cussed were: Directors of Religious Education by Mrs. Edith Walvoord; Kentucky Missions by Miss Reeverts; the problems of the migrant by Mrs. William Bennett; The Indian Mission by Mrs. James Vos a n d the work of a missionary in China presented by Miss Geraldine Smies.

Kappa Delta w a s organized this year to enable all girls interested in Christian service to acquaint themselves with the opportunities a n d problems of a Christian worker. The meetings consist of devotions led by the members a n d a talk by various women who are now active in some field of Christian service. Several of the fields of service dis-


This year Kappa Delta has contributed to the support of a girl in the Annville Institute in Kentucky. At Christmas time the girls of Kappa Delta sent gifts to the students at this mission. Each year a project in a different field will be chosen. 118

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CHEMISTRY CLUB First R o w — D r . K l e i n h e k s e l , T. Mooi, Dr. VanZyl, G. Van T a m e l e n , G . T o r e n , Dr. W i m m e r . Reagen, R. Second Row—A. K r a a y , T. R u t g e r s , J. L i g t v o e t , R. H e e m s t r a , P. D i e t r i c h . Third R o w — P . H i n k a m p , B. Hofmeyer, C. Schaftenaar, F. Miller.

This r e m i n d s us of the time w e m a d e ether, a n d g u e s s what?

interest a n d gives them a n idea into what p h a s e of chemistry they would be most likely to succeed. Many members after g r a d u a t i n g from Hope h a v e been placed in positions of great importance a n d prominence in commercial industry. Other members h a v e received scholarships, honors, a n d assistantships at leading universities a n d g r a d u a t e schools. This group of pre-professional chemists delves into contemporary scientific problems a n d experimentation through the medium of research p a p e r s a n d informal discussions.

Mad chemists! Bunsen burners! Weird odors a n d sights! If you expect to find these things w h e n you visit a meeting of the Chemistry Club you will b e sadly disappointed. Instead, you will see a group of your own friends eagerly discussing a n y subject in the field of chemistry in this world of atomic a g e with the s a m e vigor a n d enthusiasm they h a v e for the latest n e w s or basketball. This variability in the subjects chosen for deliberation h a s proved its worth by the fact that it helps m a n y of those interested in the field of chemistry find just what facet of the subject is of particular interest a n d value to them. It also b r o a d e n s their knowledge a n d scientific

Guiding the club with inspiring zeal a r e the sponsors, Dr. Kleinheksel a n d Dr. VanZyl. 119

MODERN LANGUAGE CLUB First Row—J. P a l m e r , C. Pons t e i n , H. V a n d e r W o u d e , P. W e e n i n k , B. W e a v e r , M. L a u g . S e c o n d Row—V. H e m m e s , R. R u y s , L. Austin, J. D e c k e r , R. Dykstra, B. Zandbergen, P. Stegenga. Third Row—V. D y k s t r a , L. Hospers, J. Scheerens, N. M. Ritsema, H. W a g n e r , V. Dykem a , H. Turling.

Mr. S c h o o n , Mrs. Prins, Miss M e y e r , Miss Boyd, s p o n s o r s of the M o d e r n L a n g u a g e C l u b .

The Modern Language Club is a new organization on Hope's campus. It is composed of what were formerly three separate clubs: Spanish, German, a n d French. Each month the club meets with one l a n g u a g e group in charge of the program. Usually the meeting opens with the singing of songs in the various languages. Then follows a program which may be a movie, a travelogue, or discussions of customs in the different countries represented. After the program, the l a n g u a g e groups divide to hold their own business meetings. Each year the president is chosen from a different l a n g u a g e group. The advisors for

the organization a r e Miss Boyd, Mrs. Prins, Miss Meyer, Miss Lichty, a n d Mr. Schoon. The officers of Le Cercle Francois are: President, Phyllis Voss; Vice-President, Doris Opie; Secretary-Treasurer, Edith Herlein. Officers for the Spanish Club are: President, Harriet Muyskens; Vice-President, Rachel Dykstra; Secretary-Treasurer, Allen Valleau. Officers for the German Club are: President, Preston Stegenga; Vice-President, Phyllis Haskins; Secretary-Treasurer, Nellie Mae Ritsema. 120

CHESS CLUB O n e of the newly organized groups on c a m p u s this year is the Hope College Chess Club. The m e m b e r s a r e firm believers in the a d a g e , "All work a n d no play m a k e s Jack a dull boy", a n d find that the playing of chess helps to round out the "play side" of their college life. Since enjoyment of the g a m e is the main objective, business meetings a r e kept at a minimum. Routine r e a d i n g of the minutes is u n h e a r d of, a s is the jungle of paid d u e s in the treasury or the less desirable color of red in the treasurer's book.

Most interesting h a s b e e n the tournament. An onlooker noting the seriousness a n d precision with which the opponents send forth their men to battle might wonder if the life of a king really were at stake, but it is all in fun— even the crocodile tears which a r e shed over the loss of a queen. The Club is appreciative of the work of its faithful advisor, Mr. Vander Borgh, a n d is looking forward to many more successful years under his leadership a n d direction.

First Row—D. Stopples, M. V a n S a u n , J. Ter Keurst. S e c o n d Row—L. W e b e r , E. Schmidt, ]. Vergeer, W. G ei g er .

M a r t h a V a n S a u n a n d E s t h e r S c h m i d t in a b a t t l e tor t h e m i g h t y k i n g w h i l e t h e o t h e r c h e s s m a s t e r s critically w a t c h .



First Row—M. Vermaire, D. Stoppels, M. Korteling, A. V a n d e r Veer, Prof. Avison, A. Lundberg, J. Decker, A. Boss, B. Timmer. Second Row—P. Karsten, M. Wolbrink, E. Rubingh, M, Buttlar, D. Davis, M. V a n d e r Wege, C. Ingham, 1. Heemstra, S. D o n a h u e , G. Hemmes, S. Knol, I. V a n d e Bunte. Third Row—K. Ponstein, H. V a n d e r Woude, M. H a n n a , A. Perkoff, A, Van Kempen, M. Voskuil, P. Letz. Fourth Row—R. Martin, M. G. M e p y a n s , G. Horne, T. Demarest, C. Link, R. Horton.

During the production of G a m m e r Gertie's Needle.

In the 1946-47 Pallette a n d Masque dramatic season, much w a s done to strengthen the organization. Since the ultimate objective of this group is to join a national dramatic fraternity, a great number of changes had to be m a d e in the club's files a n d records. Rules had to be established for a minimum of accomplishments that each student would have to attain before becoming a n active member. Under the active surveillance of capable Edward Avison of the Speech Department, four one-act plays and one three-act play have been given this year. Mr. Avison himself directed the three-act a n d two of the

one-act performances. Sunny Donohue was in charge of one production, a n d Betty Timmer a n d Russel Horton competently supervised the other. Anne Vander Veer, the Club's president, was very pleased with the results of this year's work. She attributes much of the success to the increasing number of students on campus who are interested in dramatics. Pallette and Masque is now established more firmly than ever before with a definite goal for which to work. This season could best be called the foundation—the strong foundation from which all future Hope College dramatic work will arise. 122


First Row—H. D e s Autels, A. D y k s t r a , M. D a m e , Dr. V a n S a u n , J. V a r j O e v e r e n , E. K r a g t . S e c o n d Row—D. W e e m h o f f , K. Locke, L. M e i l e n d y k e , J. M e u l e n d y k e , E. Jewitt, W . Krings. Third Row—D. Boss, P. B r e e n .

President A. Dykstra a n d Faculty Advisor Dr. Van S a u n .

The members of the Philosophy Club do not pretend to solve a n y of the m a n y complex problems which man h a s pondered a n d studied throughout the a g e s of his history. Rather, through group a n d individual thought a n d reasoning, they seek to acguaint themselves with those problems a n d with the a d v a n c e s that man h a s m a d e towards their solutions. In this w a y it is hoped that a greater appreciation for the philosophical approach to the problems of life will b e realized.

Following a n a b s e n c e of several years, the Philosophy Club w a s reorganized on Hope's c a m p u s during the fall of 1946. Membership in the organization w a s open to all students who h a d taken or were taking work in this field a n d were interested in increasing their knowledge of philosophy. Monthly meetings of the g r o u p provided opportunities for the presentation of p a p e r s dealing with various p h a s e s of philosophical thought a n d to participate in informal discussions on the origin, history a n d present status of the schools of philosophy considered. Among those discussed during the year were; Idealism, .Realism, Pragmatism a n d the philosophy of modern Russia.

Dr. Walter Van S a u n w a s the faculty advisor for the group a n d officers for the year were: Allen Dykstra, president, a n d Marian Dame, keeper of the archives. 123

ALPHA CHI Alpha Chi w a s organized in 1940 to provide a means of mutual benefit a n d fellowship for those men on the campus who are preparing for missionary service or the ministry. This year its membership is the largest in its brief history, numbering more than sixty-five. The n a m e is composed of two Greek letters, signifying Angellos Christos, which means "Messengers of Christ." Each meeting features a speaker, experienced in the ministry or in missionary work, who deals with some subject pertaining to Christian service.


First Row—W. Hietbrink, H. Schaible, H. Des Autels, Rev. P. Hinkamp, H. Meiners, J. De Vries, R. Van Zyl. Second Row—R. Wildman, H. K a m m e r a a d , W. Geiger, H. Lenters, J. Van Dyke, R. Johnson, D. Boss, P. Breen. Third Row—E. Bruins, L. W e b e r , E. Eckerson, R, Bhe, R. Horton, M. Peterson, G. Van Heest, J. W e e n e r , E. T a n g e n b e r g , H. Dykstra, B. Pennings, G. De Loof. Fourth Row—J. Sharpe, A. Van Eck, W. Curtis, J. Arnold, A. Dykstra, B. Schuller, P. M a a s s e n , B. Laman, B. Folkert, L. Dykstra, R. Hendricks, J. D. Menchhofer, D. Ter Beest.

President H. Meiners a n d



This year a series w a s conducted, consisting of three divisions: the call to the ministry, preparation for that service, a n d the ministry itself. Dr. Simon Blocker opened with a talk on "The Call to the Christian Ministry." There followed speakers who presented complete surrender to the call of God, missionary labors. Christian service during preparation, recreation and social relationships during preparation, pastoral counseling, sermon preparation a n d several other interesting a n d informative subjects.

ENGLISH MAJORS E n g l i s h M a j o r ' s Club meets once a month a n d fortunately membership h a s been b r o a d e n e d this year to include non-English majors interested in literature. The club aims to promote literary appreciation by developing a better understanding of techniques, trends, a n d characteristic impressions of literature. The meetings give its members of like a c a d e m i c interests a n opportunity to explore fields of literary ex-

pression not ordinarily touched in English courses a n d provides for individual research a n d critical analysis through the realm of informal discussions. Dr. De Graaf is the faculty advisor and, although all of the department faculty take a n active part in the discussions, the students take complete responsibility in planning a n d leading the programs.

English Profs De G r a a f , H o l l e n b a c h , Reeverts, Ten Hoor, Prins, a n d Brand c a p t a i n e d this c l u b t h r o u g h a successful year.

First Row—L. Pyle, T. V a n L e e u w e n , M. Brouwer, L. Johnson, D. Dorsch, B. Timmer. S e c o n d Row—V. Bilkert, B. Bilkert, G. Gore, A. Kloosterman, V. D y k e m a , R. T a l m a n , E. Rubingh, Miss Reeverts. Third Row—S. Molter, Dr. De G r a a f , Mr. Ten Hoor, Mr. Prins, Dr. H o l l e n b a c h , J. Buursma, H. Z a n d b e r g e n , Mr. Brand, L. Sparling.

CAMERA CLUB The Hope College Photo Club h a d its beginning in the Spring of '46, but not until last September w a s it officially incorporated a s a n organization. Many difficulties were encountered, not the least of which w a s the procurement of a darkroom. Most of the obstacles have been overcome now that the club is proudly occupying a fine darkroom on the third floor of the Science building.


Salon exhibits a n d contests will b e forthcoming. Ade Bos, Ted Flaherty, a n d Jack De Valois held down the jobs of President, Vice-President, a n d Secretary-Treasurer, respectively, this year. Most of the organizational groundwork has b e e n done a n d next year should find the club making quite an impression on our campus.


A few of the m e m b e r s test the strength of their l e n s e s on a "willing" subject.

First Rowâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Prof. H. H a v e r k a m p , A. Bos, T. Flaherty. Second Rowâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;P. Kleis, G. V a n Singel, A. Pennings, L. Heneveld.



First Rowâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;B. Timmer, J. W a t s o n , I. Demian, P. Dietrich, J. Decker. S e c o n d Rowâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;C. Droog, D. V a n d e n b e r g , P. Thompson, P. S t e g e n g a .


To give its members a n d the entire student body of Hope College a better understanding of current international problems through individual study a n d group discussions, w a s the reason for the organization of this club. Shortly after the adoption of a constitution, the club b e c a m e affiliated with International Relations Clubs sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment for Peace throughout the United States This affiliation makes Hope's club the recipient of much valuable material besides keeping members posted on activities of a similar nature on the c a m p u s e s of other colleges throughout the land.


Miss Ross p l a n s for the next m e e t i n g

This newly organized club h a s a l r e a d y furnished panel discussion groups for the student body a n d organizations in Holland. 127

First Row—V. Kraai, R. Koop, A. V a n d e r W a a , E. Post, A. Moerland, E. Wroblicky, R. Higgs. Second Row—A. Lincoln, J. Lightvoet, G. Myenhuis, C. De Mull, G. Formsma, R. Zwemer, W. Draper, D. Schriemer. Third Row—R. Collins, A. V a n d e r b u s h (Coach), W. Appledorn, G, Timmerman, D. Rinkes, A. Timmer, B. Newton, N. Yonker, K. Weller, D. G o s t e r b a a n , M. Boersma, J. Mac Donald, C. Hopkins. Fourth Row—W. Holwerda, W. De Witt, D. Koop, R. Norden, W. Cornell, D. Miller, R. De Vette, L. Dick, D. Ladewig, R. Emery, G. Bruggers, C. Davidson, H. Buter, J. Yoemans, D. Bocks, R. Van Dis, G. Brewer.

Head Coach A. Vanderbush

After a lapse of three years, the Hope Dutchmen renewed gridiron competition with a highly successful season. In pre-season practices, new mentor, A1 Vander Bush, assisted by backfield coach, Russ Waters, a n d linecoach Roy Davis, molded seventy hopefuls into a varsity s q u a d of forty spirited players vying for the coveted starting positions. The team composed predominately of former servicemen, suffered many minor injuries in the early workouts, but a s the first g a m e loomed near, Vander Bush's charges h a d shaped into a formidable contender for the MIAA crown. Although lacking in weight, the team w a s speedy a n d shifty, fitting perfectly with the highly deceptive "T" formation, which it utilized exclusively throughout the entire schedule of eight games. Enthusiasm of football fans, both students and local rooters, swelled attendance figures to new highs of five a n d six thousand, a s the Hope cohorts w a d e d through their opponents, winning all their home games, a n d losing but two outside battles to strong conference foes. Lion's share of the honors fell to Don Schreimer, who was elected both Captain a n d most valuable player on the Dutch squad, in addition to his unanimous choice on the all MIAA team. Freshman Nick Yonker, flashy ballhandler, a n d heart of the Hope offense, w a s also a unanimous choice for the conference squad, while Clair DeMull, Rip Collins, a n d Bob Emery were placed on the second team, a n d Art Timmer a n d Len Dick received honorable mention. 130

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D, Scholten, B. Boonstra, I. Boer, I. Heemstra, L. Johnson, R. Koop, I. Demian, I. Van der Heuvel.

"Locomotives" a n d "Fights" echoed a n d reechoed in the Park a s the cheer-leaders from Hope led the way. Led by Bill a n d Don, the orange a n d blue tumblers went through their fancy capers directing the enthusiastic followers in a dozen different yells. The lovely girls in skirts a n d sweaters brought cheers a n d whistles a n d no coaxing w a s needed to bring forth the hearty "Fights". Whether it w a s at football or basketball games, at pep-rallies or glory-day, these inspirations for cheers were ever present, bringing out the best in all of us.

Miss Van der Heuvel a n d Miss Koop give with the smiles that get the cheers.


lack Schouten, one of Hope's most familiar figures, b e g a n his career b y playing ball for Hope at the turn of the century. In those d a y s only intramural sports w e r e permitted at Hope, a n d this h a d little a p p e a l a m o n g the more robust athletes. Jack sensed this, hence. Alumni of '14 remember him a s the m a n who championed Hope's first intercollegiate sports program: Hope's first official coach a n d athletic director. He has, during his career, c o a c h e d football, baseball, basketball, a n d track. Jack retired from coaching varsity football in 1930 a n d h a s since b e e n trainer, b a s e b a l l coach, a n d director of the basketball "B" squads. Our sports will continue to b e "complete" with the presence of "Doc" Schouten.

Jack performing o n e of his favorite tasks, that of a l l e v i a t i n g pain.


Dick Higgs, triple threat ex-Marine, is off for a s u b s t a n t i a l g a i n in the s e a s o n ' s o p e n e r a g a i n s t Ferris Institute of Big Rapids.

T A p a s s from half-back Art Timmer in the first M1AA contest of the s e a s o n netted a first down for the local Dutchmen on this play u n d e r the a r c s at Riverview Park.

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HOPE RIPS ALBION ZS-O In the season's opener, the Dutchmen conclusively squelched a n y apprehensions a s to their power. Entering the contest an untested force, battling a n unknown enemy, the Orange a n d Blue ran roughshod over the hapless Ferris opposition, a n d emerged a triumphant power-laden aggregation. From the opening kick-off to the final gun, it w a s Hope all the way. Sparked by the flashy running of senior a n d acting captain Art Timmer, the locals capitalized on two breaks in the opening minutes, a n d before ten minutes of the g a m e had elapsed, Hope led 13-0, Scoring twice more in the first half, on a blocked kick a n d a 50 yard run by Bob Emery the Dutchmen led 26 to 0 at the close of the first half. Coach Vander


f"' A Briton h e a d e d for a t r i a n g u l a r t r a p in the strong Dutch line.

Bush substituted freely in the last half, a n d discovered c a p a b l e reserve strength on the bench which r o u n d e d his team into a well-knit unit with experienced, c a p a b l e men three d e e p in each position. The regulars a n d reserves combined to a d d two more scores in the final canto, while allowing the Ferris stalwarts a single score in the fourth quarter, making the final tally, 38-6. The following Friday night, September 27th, the Dutch eleven entertained the highly touted Britons of Albion College, a n d in p e r h a p s their best g a m e of the year completely outclassed their fighting rivals in a lopsided 26-0 victory. The Dutch attack w a s a g a i n led by Timmer who scored two quick touchdowns in the early stages of the game, which were followed by a touchdown p a s s from left halfback, Dick Higgs to Nick Yonker, a n d climaxed by a thrilling 43 y a r d d a s h by " G a b b y " Van Dis in his first role a s a Hope ball carrier.

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HOPE STOPPED Facing one of the best defensive teams of the season, the O r a n g e a n d Biue were hardpressed to conquer the persistent forces of Michigan Normal College. In a hotly contested first quarter, the ball remained at midfield a s the two forward walls battled furiously, completely bottling u p the ball carriers. In the second stanza, however, the Hope crew dem-

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onstrated what a great a n d versatile team they really were a s they took to the air for two quick tallies to forge into a 13 point lead which they never relinquished. Traveling to the n e a r b y furniture city on October 10th, the Dutch invaded Grand Rapids Junior College a n d emerged victors from a spiritless g a m e in which the undermanned Junior team succeeded in holding the potent attack of the visiting Hollanders to 6 points until the fourth quarter, when a pair of passes, Yonker to Kraai, a n d DeVette to Buter, placed Hope on top of a 20-0 score. As guests of the Kalamazoo Hornets in the dedication of their memorial stadium, Angell Field, the Hope gridsters went down to a decisive defeat, 13-0. Displaying a style of ball far below their early season form, the Dutch were humiliated by a n inspired Kazoo squad, playing before their homecoming crowd. Beset by injuries early in the game, the Dutch

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threatened once in the ball game, but a fumble turned the ball over to the e a g e r Hornets. O p e n i n g the Hope line with ease, the Kalamazoo team scored twice on sustained drives of 60 a n d 85 y a r d s climaxing the second drive with the famous Statue of Liberty play, good

for 15 yards a n d the g a m e clinching touchdown. Returning to Riverview Park, the Hope varsity bounced back into the win column, showing the homecoming crowd a n afternoon of thrills a s they scored at will over a stout-hearted Alma crew. The work of the Hope line in this g a m e w a s particularly outstand-

Higgs r e a c h i n g for o n e that got a w a y .

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ing a s time after time they opened gaping holes in the Scots defense, allowing the backs led by Emery a n d Van Dis to roll u p the score to a n eventful 24-0 victory. Playing on the rain-soaked field of Island Park in Adrian, the Hope s q u a d overcame stubborn defensive tactics, a n d the slippery footing, by scoring three touchdowns via the aerial route with passes by De Vette a n d Yonker giving the Dutch forces a 19-0 win. The host of Hope rooters who traveled to Hillsdale on November 9th, were treated to a b r a n d of bruising, aggressive football, seldom seen in the school's history, a s the Dutchmen a n d the Dales battled for the conference championship. Nick Yonker, with a quarterback sneak, a n d a long pass to DeMull gave Hope her first two touchdowns, a n d

Kraai climaxed a long drive with a quickopening play into the enemy end zone aiving the Dutchmen a 20-14 lead a s the g a m e drew to a close. However, a last-minute pass by the league's most valuable player. Bill Young, tied the score, a n d a perfect goal splitting conversion g a v e the Dales a well-fought 21-20 victory.

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BASKETBALL The fast breaking Dutch cagers thundered through a great season, amassing a total of 679 points to 461 for the opposition, a s they emerged victors in 16 of their 20 aruelling engagements. Paced by the league's most valuable player, Russ De Vette, together with Don Mulder a n d " G a b b y " Van Dis, who both received berths on the mythical all conference team, Hope established itself a s the top squad of the strong M1AA conference, a n d a leading power in state c a g e circles. Facing a wealth of material in the early practices. Coach Hinga soon narrowed his Varsity down to workable size, a n d prepared for the opening g a m e with the soldiers of Percy Jones Hospital. Traveling to Fort Custer on Dec. 3, the O r a n g e a n d Blue initiated the season a s they rolled u p a n impressive 74-41 win over their hapless opponents. The next four g a m e s proved to b e breathers, a s the high flying Dutchmen defeated Grand Rapids Junior College in two encounters, 62-34 a n d 53-39, gained a 69-33 decision over a strong Michigan Normal crew, a n d led by De Vette with 25 points b e g a n their conference conquests by overpowering Adrian, 68-42. The following week on Jan. 2, however, the Dutch went down to a 76-60 defeat at the h a n d s of a star studded aggregation from Western Michigan, but it w a s only in the last minutes of play

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Harve Buter sinks a b e a u t y a g a i n s t Kalamazoo.

that the Broncos were able to pull into a comfortable lead, as the fighting Dutchmen playing superior ball m a d e the entire contest a nip a n d tuck affair. The substitutes l e a d Adrian 56-42.

Facing the league's top two contenders, the O r a n g e a n d Blue renewed their winning ways with victories over Albion a n d Kalamazoo, but in a return battle with Western Michigan at the celery city, the Broncos again proved too much for the Hope cagers, as they ran up a tally of 84-60. 142

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Following a 65-54 defeat of the Alma Scot the Hope s q u a d regained their early seasc accuracy a n d in their best g a m e oi the seasc humbled Albion, the conference runner-up t a score of 83-46. The starting line-up: Bute Scholten, Mulder, De Vette a n d Van Dis, c well as the reserves scored at will from c angles to administer the fighting Britons the season's worst defeat. The Dutchmen waltzed through their ne; four g a m e s with Michigan Normal, Calvi: Hillsdale, a n d Adrian, establishing a seasc. record with 89 points against Adrian, and aj proached the decisive Kalamazoo College coi test with few misgivings. The wily Hornet however, caught the Dutch unawares, and th final gun found Hope on the short end of 51-45 score. Undaunted, the Orange an Blue swept through their remaining contes â&#x20AC;˘ with only a post-season defeat by a strong fiv : from Monmouth College to mar their record. Brieve tries a corner shot in the Alma contest.


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BASEBALL The arrival of the first spring breezes of '46 marked the renewal of Hope College's baseball competition, as veteran coach, Jack Schouten organized the first Dutch team in many years. Gathering a group of men recently returned to the campus from the armed service, he worked a n d molded them into a

powerful a n d aggressive ball club. Opening the season against the Calvin Knights, the Dutch proved themselves a winning a g g r e g a tion, a s they backed u p the fine pitching of Van Liere with a b a r r a g e of hits netting a total of 12 runs while allowing the Knights a single lone tally in the latter stages of the game. Fol-

lowing this victory the Hope nine faced Aquinas, Calvin, a n d G r a n d Rapids Junior College on two occasions, with only a 3-3 tie with Junior to mar their victorious record.

from Western Michigan, Muskegon Junior College, a n d a greatly improved s q u a d from Aquinas, finishing the season with a record of 4 wins, 3 losses, a n d a single tie.

As the s e a s o n w a n e d , however, the O r a n g e a n d Blue, crippled by numerous injuries, a n d untimely errors, lost g a m e s to strong teams

The spring of '47 found the ranks of baseball aspirants swelled with experienced players from the previous season, in addition to the

Brown delivers his fast ball. An error for M u s k e g o n J.C. Strike threel Ver Hey, the star s o u t h p a w , on the m o u n d . H e e m s t r a on first.

host of promising but untried candidates. Before the late winter snows h a d disappeared, the team w a s already hard at work in Carnegie Gymnasium, a n d by the time the s q u a d moved out of doors. Coach Schouten h a d whittled his team down to convenient size. The high calibre of ball playing exhibited by the remaining players produced keen a n d spirited rivalry for the starting positions, a n d a s the season opener approached, the starting lineup w a s still in doubt, but the first g a m e found Van Liere a n d Ver Hey handling the pitching assignments, with Hillegons behind the plate, a n d an infield composed of Hiags, DeVette, Mulder, a n d Rotman, while Van Wieren, Van Dorn, a n d Dorsch covered the outfield. As the Milestone goes to press, this tentative lineup seems to b e a winning combination, but such stand out reserves a s Meeusen, Yonker, Appledorn, a n d Kempker may very well break into the starting nine.

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sufficient points to m a k e each meet a nip a n d tuck affair. The a n n u a l winter meet of the M.I.A.A. indoor track season held in Jenison field, house in East Lansing initiated what seems to b e a n eventful season for the 1947 Hope thinclads. Lacking the proper facilities for indoor conditioning, the Dutch entered the meet with no practice, but even so m a d e a creditable exhibition, garnering l?1/^ points to finish fourth in the standings.

Hope's thinclad s q u a d of 1946, although boasting several outstanding performers, lacked the necessary team b a l a n c e to afford it a n impressive record. Winning its early meets against outside foes, the inexperienced O r a n g e a n d Blue team found most of their conference opponents a bit stronger in the overall statistics, but the work of such stellar individuals a s Don Lee in the half mile, Vern Kraai in the dashes, a n d Dell Koop with the discus, served to supply Hope with


TRACK (Cont'd) The Dutch attack w a s led by Ross who tied for first in the pole vault, a n d Kraai with a second in the 75 yard dash, while various other Hope speedsters contributed fourths a n d fifths in other events to complete the scoring. As the weather cleared, a n d the men moved onto the outside track, prospects loomed brighter, as the various positions were filled a n d the team took on the semblance of a well stocked unit. Although w e a k e n e d in many events by graduation a n d ineligibility, the

enthusiasm a n d hard work of the replacements soon a u g m e n t e d the s q u a d in fashion, a n d restored the lost power. Since the season is not complete at this writing it would be extremely difficult to single out individuals a s exceptional performers, but a s we go to press, the single meet, a decisive 74-57 defeat of the Calvin Knights, indicates that the strength of the team lies in the second a n d third place men, a n d these players should provide the necessary reserve punch to give Hope a successful season.

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GOLF Far better than the win-loss statistics indicate w a s the record of the '46 Golf team, composed of lalving, Ladewig, Hopkins, Timmer, Elhart, a n d P. Mulder. Renewing the competition, halted during the war, the s g u a d won two of its ten contests, but even in its defeats the Dutchmen played well a n d lost only by the narrowest of margins. As the Milestone goes to press, the '47 team h a s finished its first qualifying rounds, a n d the scores posted indicate a spirited rivalry for the varsity team. All lettermen of last spring h a v e returned except Art Timmer, a n d these men, bolstered by several promising returned servicemen, should give Coach Timmer plenty of material to turn out a winning combination.

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Led by a quartet of returning lettermen. Jack Tirrell, " G a b b y " Van Dis, Don Scholten, and John Ligtvoet, Hope's net squad a p p e a r s to b e a leading contender in the forthcoming M.l.A.A. race. Last year the Dutchmen battled through a tough season to emerge second only to the power laden aggregation from Kalamazoo College, who will reign as heavy favorites to repeat a g a i n this season, with Hope a n d Albion striving for second place honors. Hindered by cold, rainy, a n d generally inclement weather, the racketeers have h a d little chance to work into top shape, but before the preseason practices are completed, Coach Hinga will have chosen from the host of talented aspirants, a select few for the remaining team positions. Opening their year with nonconference matches against Grand Rapids Junior College, Calvin, and Aquinas College, the Dutch should gain through experience the necessary power, poise a n d all-important team balance to allow them to sweep through conference opponents a n d the M.l.A.A. meet with a highly successful record.

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As the activities of the various fraternities on c a m p u s were r e n e w e d the intramural prog r a m w a s met with n e w fervor a n d enthusiasm; traditional rivalries long dormant r e a p p e a r e d , a n d all p h a s e s of the program were scenes of bitterly contested battles for athletic supremacy. Under the guiding h a n d of Jack Schouten, a committee composed of represenatives from each fraternity a n d a n ind e p e n d e n t member drew u p plans for a basketball, softball, a n d bowling competition. The end of the Christmas recess marked the uneventful beginning of a basketball program destined to b e a s thrill-packed a n d hotly contested a s a n y intercollegiate conference. Dividing the teams into "A" a n d ' B" leagues, consisting of a team from e a c h of the five fraternities, a n d one of independent organization, the committee set the s t a g e for some skillful a n d typically aggressive intramural action. As the season progressed the closely matched teams m a d e it difficult to pick a favorite, but at the half w a y mark, the "A" l e a g u e h a d narrowed to two strong teams, the Fraters

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INTRAMURALS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; CONT'D leading, a n d the Emmies a close a n d determined second, while in the "B" league, the style of play a n d undefeated record of the Prater S q u a d established them a s strong favorites to capture the junior league crown. Holding true to their early form, the Frater "B" swept through the second round, a g a i n undefeated, to definitely establish itself a s one of the contestants in the championship tilt. However, the "A" league title w a s far more difficult to determine. Entering the final game, in which a victory would give them the crown, the Frater "A" was edged out by a n underdog independent five, throwing them into a two w a y tie with the Emmies. The playoff, for the "A" league title, w a s played a s a benefit g a m e for the Sarospatak mission drive, with a hair raising preliminary between the faculty and the senior members of the Varsity squad. The Fraters, leading throughout the first half, fell behind in the third quarter, a s the Emmies rained points on the Frater basket; however, the final gun found the score knotted at 31-31. The three minute overtime soon decided the outcome, however, a s the Emmies held their opponents scoreless while scoring three swift points leaving them on top of a 34 31 score. The next night, the Emmies a n d Frater "Bs", a g a i n playing for the Saropatak fund, squared off in the championship battle. The high fly-

Viv Dykema finds time for a g a m e of tennis.


ing Emmies c a u g h t the Fraters u n a w a r e s , a n d scored 11 points before the Fraters could find the hoop, but from this point on the g a m e bec a m e a m a d e to order thriller, a s the Frater five pulled u p to their opponents a n d continued to e x c h a n g e the lead, until the final whistle, when Don Ladewig lost his c h a n c e to either tie the score or forge into the lead, with two foul shots after the g a m e w a s officially over, a n d the Emmies reigned a s intramural Champs, Leading the Emmie attack w a s Paul VanDort with 8 points, while Ken Weller also with 8 tallies w a s high for the losers. Every Friday afternoon found the intramural keglers taking over the local bowling alleys, a s they battled for top honors on the hardwoods, Again each fraternity a n d the independents w e r e represented b y two teams, although e a c h week found one of the teams

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acting a s pm boys for the rest of the group. When the final statistics were compiled, the Knicks a n d the Fraters split the top laurels, a s the Frater "B" team reigned undisputed champions, with the two Knick teams tied for second place, a n d the Frater "A" following with fourth place. The high individual g a m e of 231, a s well a s the highest a v e r a g e , 165, w a s claimed b y Howard Jalving of the Frater "A", while Boersma a n d Meengs of the Knicks were close seconds with 164 a v e r a g e s . Deadline d a t e for the Milestone finds a Softball l e a g u e in the process of organization. Operated on a plan similar to that of the Basketball a n d Bowling, the twilight a a m e s between the various fraternity a n d independent teams should prove highly entertaining a s well a s a direct m e a n s toward the intramural goal of a vigorous a n d unified student body.

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WOMEN'S ATHLETICS Girls' Sports came into their own this year when Miss Louise Van Domelon w a s a d d e d to the faculty of Hope College as h e a d of women's athletics. Miss Van Domelon is actively interested in all types of sports a n d brings to the campus her own vitality plus a shrewd technique for obtaining the best results in whatever g a m e is being played. Miss Van Domelon a p p e a r e d on the scene just as the basketball tournament began. Games were played every Tuesday night after "Y" a n d presented much in the w a y of entertainment a n d relaxation. Women's rules governed the play with co-eds serving as referees, flavoring the activity with no small amount of variety. Many mere-maids traveled to Grand Rapids during the winter months to take a d v a n t a g e of the Y.W.C.A. swimming pool. Jack Schouten usually accompanied these splash parties, a d d i n g to the fun with his personality stories. Spring brought many of the co-eds out into the open for tennis. Practice sessions were held in Carnegie gymnasium before opening of the city courts. As soon as weather permitted play b e g a n outside, a n d a tournament w a s started. Competition for the regular team w a s particularly keen b e c a u s e of the M.l.A.A. contests which were scheduled a n d every girl was anxious to make the trips. Their lirst journey w a s m a d e to Kalamazoo where a meet with Western Michigan college w a s scheduled. Also on the a g e n d a for spring activities were the twilight softball games. Six teams m a d e their w a y to the athletic field each week, and keen contests were the result, keen a s only a women's g a m e can be. Not uncommon w a s a gossip session in the outfield during lulls in the contest. Unusual enthusiasm w a s shown in all sports during the fall, winter, a n d spring seasons. Ice-skating, tobogganing, a n d skiing were enjoyed longer than usual, while horse-back riding w a s delayed b e c a u s e of the long winter. However, the ponies were given more than their share of exercise during the final month of May. Climax of all athletic contests w a s reached on May Day. Besides being a shining d a y for the lovelies on campus. May Day presented an opportunity for those with athletic prowess to show their might. Track events were held in the morning with classes competing against each other. Points were received by winners of the high jump, broad jump, 100 a n d 220 yard dash a n d other sprinting events. Later during the afternoon competition w a s available in the intra-class softball game. Highlight of the d a y w a s the playoff for the champion of the tennis tournament.


R. DeVette, R. Kraay, W. Eikelberg, G. Bruggers, B, Koranda, W. Geiger

INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL The governing body of all fraternities on Hope's Campus is the Inter-Fraternity Council. This ruling body is composed of two representatives from each of the five fraternities with Dean Milton Hinga acting a s sponsor.

The council, a compact, informal organization, is not interested in electing officers, since it w a s found that business could be accomplished just a s easily without the aid of parliamentary procedure. Dean Hinga acts a s moderator a n d the discussions are carried on through him. A secretary, however, has been appointed to keep notes on the meetings so d a t a may be given the representatives to carry back to their fraternity.

The purpose of the council is similar to the Congress of the United States in that the men of the council are representative of their fraternity a n d make the laws a n d regulations that govern the fraternities. Amona the numerous duties to be carried out are the rules regarding rushing, bidding and initiating. Party regulations are set u p a n d grievances of various kinds are ironed out behind the doors of the council chamber. As the power of this body comes from the fraternities, the decisions h a n d e d down by the council are always adhered to by the fraternities.

Organization and supervision of interfraternal sports are carried out by the council. These include basketball, bowling, soft ball, a n d other tournaments. Indeed, with the men returning to the campus in greater numbers than ever before, the year has been a busy one for the Inter-Fraternity Council keeping the five active fraternal orders within bounds.


PAN HELLENIC COUNCIL Although one of the least publicized organizations on campus, the Pan-Hellenic Board plays a vital part in its role a s advisory b o a r d to Hope's six sororities. Pan-Hellenic is composed of two members from e a c h of the sororities; a junior member who serves for two years, a n d a senior member, the Dean of Women, Miss Lichty, a n d the advisor. Miss Boyd.

pledging girls in their sophomore year instead of in their freshman year a s w a s done previously. This h a s resulted in giving new girls better opportunities for becoming acquainted with the sororities before assuming membership. As a direct result of the adoption of this system, the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority w a s formed for the freshman girls on campus. Several times throughout the year 1946-47, Pan-Hellenic met with the Inter-Fraternity Council to discuss matters which were of vital interest to both the sororities a n d fraternities. Because of these meetings a more unified spirit w a s gained a n d many problems of concern to all students were brought to the fore.

Under the a b l e direction of this year's president, Marian Dame, Pan-Hellenic h a s continued the sponsorship of A.S.A., the freshman girls' sorority which w a s a n innovation of last year. The Pan-Hellenic o r g a n i z a t i o n h a s a d o p t e d a n e w sorority pledging system.

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First Row—R. Kraay, M. De Young, H. Des Autels, J. S t e g e m a n , M. Kragt, H. Petersen. Second Row—L. Van Haitsma, N. Cocker, H. Schmalzriedt, B. Dorsch, J. Van Dyke, R. Van Doren. Third Row—J. Smith, B. Schuller, K. De long, J. D. Menchhofer, W. Kringa, J. Yuk.


Early in October a group of enthusiastic men met for the purpose of organizing a new fraternity to answer the needs of the doubled male enrollment. This group chose the n a m e of Arcadian b e c a u s e of its historical significance in ancient Greece. The grandeur of this Greek n a m e is constituted in the three Greek letters, Chi, Phi, Sigma, representing the three virtues of service, love, wisdom. With these three virtues a s a foundation the Arcadians b e g a n to build.

The spring informal party w a s held on May 10th, 1947. Some of the outstanding subjects of the literary meetings were: Football Personalities, Recorded History of Popular Music,. Reading with Comprehension, a n d Reconstruction in the Netherlands. During the course of the second semester the fraternity song, March of Brotherhood, w a s composed a n d words written by several of the members. Also the fraternity pin w a s designed, which symbolized the significance of our Greek name.

Immediately upon organization a full rushing program w a s successfully carried out by the twenty-four charter members. A fine group of 35 men who accepted the invitation for membership were initiated informally a n d formally. Ten more members were a d d e d to our membership during the second semester.

The Arcadian members were active in many campus activities during the year. Several were especially successful in college forensics. We were greatly pleased with our fraternity chorus which took the first place in interfraternity competition at the All College Sing. The fraternity was also glad •to plan with Alpha Sigma Alpha the first of the Spring series of All College Informal Parties.

On January 25th, 1947 a formal party at The Marquee climaxed the activities of the first semester. The program and decorations carried out the theme of Kampus Kapers. 160

First Row—D. S h o e m a k e r , B. G e i g e r , W. Hietbrink, Prof. Brand, T. Flaherty, V. Dykstra, J. V a n Heest. S e c o n d Row—E. Fritzler, E. Kragt, D. G e a r y , F. Beach, A. Ebneth, B. Paul, B. Boelkins, J. Mull. Third Row—J. V a n S c h i l f g a a r d e , A. V a n d e r Zante, E. Bruins, J. V a n R e e n e n , G. Schneider, L. Des Autels, J. De H a a n , C. Metzger. Fourth Row—C. Swart, B. M i e d e m a , K. Leetsma, L. Kraay, A. Arwe, J. De long, W. Pyle, J. F i e l d h o u s e , D. Ter Beest, W. Studerford, C. Yuk.


A r c a d i a n s a n d g u e s t s a t the " K a m p u s Kapers.

Pres. D e s a u t e l s p r e s i d e s at a weekly meeting.

The strains of "Hail Knickerbocker" a g a i n resound through the halls of Hope College. These h a p p y a n d rollicking strains were long locked in the memory chests of Knicks who packed their books a n d answered their country's call.

The second semester a g a i n challenged the abilities of the Knickerbockers. InterFraternity Basketball a n d Bowling took up a great deal of the time of the Fraternity athletes. The All College Sing challenged the more musical. Finally a Spring Informal Party led the w a y into the summer season.

Immediately the transfusion of new members fanned the slow burning embers into a raging fire, a n d once a g a i n the Knickerbockers b e g a n to carry on those social, intellectual a n d moral traditions for which they were founded. Organizing the group and indoctrinating the fraternal spirit, which in the past w a s an integral part of Kappa Eta Nu, w a s no simple task, but it w a s successfully accomplished during the first semester by the leadership abilities both of the old members a n d the new.

Not only the social traditions were upheld during the year; the intellectual a n d moral sides were also once again raised to the high station they once held. Devotions, Serious Papers, a n d the like were presented at each meeting. A Chapel Service w a s led by a group from the fraternity. For all these activities we owe grateful appreciation to the College for its cooperation, to Prof. Harold Haverkamp, the Advisor, a n d to the Fraternity Officers who have guided the way.

A dinner at the Marque w a s the first event in the social calendar; smokers followed that. The term w a s completed by the Formal Knickerbocker Party held at the Warm Friends Tavern.

To the Knicks of years gone by, a n d to those in years to come, we now pledge our loyalty a n d the promise to raise these traditions to their height in Christian Fellowship.

First Row—W. De Meester, R. Decker, R. Fairchild, J. Cook, Prof. H a v e r k a m p , R. Danhof, C. Van Zylen, A. VanderKolk, A. Humbert. Second Row—B. Depree, B. Boonstra, T. Gilstedt, W. Eickelberg, B. Elhart, M. Boersma, A. Dykstra, H. Grissen. Third Row—W. Kennedy, E, F. Kassing, W. Huyser, D, De Witt, B. Barense, W. Brown, V. Houting.

Officers h a v e a c h a t in the sun.

W a r m i n g u p the chords.


First Row—W. S h e w a n , W. B a r e m a n , E. Vis, R. L a m a n , L. V a n Raalte, A. V a n Eck, R. Van Zyl, P. M e e n g s , T. V a n Dahm, S e c o n d Row—T. Joseph, D. W a l c h e n b a c h , H. Smith, D. Paul, J. Rutgers, B. Hill, W. Moore, G. Moore, P. Cook Third Row—R. W a l c h e n b a c h , B. Schippers, B. A n d e r s o n , P. Westerhoff, B. Vivers, R. Leonard, N. Olthoff, C. Zeerip, J. Parsons, M. Van Eck.

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First Row—E. Holkeboer, V. Kracd, B. Barkema, Prof. C a v a n a u g h , R. De Vette, B. Koranda, D. Ingham, H. Buter, H. Koop. S e c o n d Row—C. Hopkins, J. Blaauw, B. Koop, G. Barendse, J. Klomparens, O. Koeppe, D. Evers, D. Koop. Third Row—A. De Voogt, W. Hillegonds, J. Clark, D. Higgs, A. Borr, R. Burton, W. Van Apple dorn, L. Bixby. Fourth Row—H. Jalving, P. Hinkamp, F. Brieve, P. Hendrickson, H. Buter, C. Den Herder, T. Kempker, D. Ihrman.


eleventh w a s the date of the winter party at the Women's Literary Club. Members, dressed comfortably in postwar pinstripes, a n d their dates, attired in gorgeous strapless creations, munched on sirloins a n d laughed heartily at Frater "Abe" Lincoln a n d his bevy of beautiful co-eds. The annual Washington Stag w a s held in the Temple Building a n d proved to be a social a n d gastronomical success. "Frater Frolics", a young institution of pre-war days, w a s a g a i n a howling success. The spring sports party w a s held in May, The event of a successful Fraternal year. The Fraters also contributed well to campus activities, coming forth with their basketball teams, placing high in spring track meet, a n d having representatives on all college teams a n d class positions. In this manner, another milestone in Fraternal history has been passed. The sun of the Fraternal Crest, though it may be setting for the Seniors, is rising for the Freshmen, Sophomores a n d Juniors.

The war completed, Fraters returned to Hope a n d the good life they left behind. Reorganization w a s undertaken last year a s soon as several Fraters could find time from newfound scholastic zeal. Along with the other fraternities on campus, Fraternal took her place once more to champion men of character a n d high breeding. The Fraternal Society w a s started in 1837 at Union College, Schnectady, New York, a n d thereby holds the unique privilege of being older than the school of which it is now a part. Seven men with virtuous a n d worthy ideals organized Fraternal, a n d now seventy-seven men are striving, successfully, to perpetuate this heritage. OKE welcomed forty-nine new members in December, 1946. Art Timmer wielded the gavel first term. Fraternal meetings were held in classrooms a n d dark corners of Van Raalte. January 164

First Row—K. Weller, G. V a n T a m e l e n , R. Snow, K. Lincoln, J. Y o e m a n s , D. Schriemer, R. V a n Dis, D. Mulder, R. Van Zanten. S e c o n d Row—J. M a c D o n a l d , C. Newton, N. Yonker, K. V a n d e r Broek, E. Post, E. M e e u s e n , J. Tirrell, H. Visser, R- Zwemer. Third Row—A. V a n Huis, T. Nelson, E. L a m p e n , F, White, J. Moore, G, Slickers, H. Lamb, D. L a d e w i g , D. Scholten, Fourth Row—J. Ter Keurst, F. V a n Voorst, J. V a n Singel, F. Veltman, K. Z u v e n n k , B. V e n h u i z e n .


F r a t e r s chuckle a t the humorists for the e v e n i n g .

Getting in s h a p e for the Frolics.

Cosmopolitans c a m e back to Hope's campus this year after a four year "vacation" a n d found that many changes h a d taken place. Cosmo Alumnus, Dr. Lubbers, h a d become president of the college. The former Cosmo Castle on Thirteenth street h a d gone the w a y of all Hope's frat houses (and its furniture a n d radio now graced the Van Raalte lounge). The ranks of Phi Kappa Alpha h a d been greatly depleted by the war; but there were many new men on the campus, a n d Cosmopolitan b e g a n its fiftysixth year by pledging forty-five carefully chosen men to the principles of Friendship, Truth, a n d Progress. Mr. Clyde Geerlings b e c a m e the fraternity's popular faculty advisor. Clarence Van Liere w a s elected the first post-war President, a n d Merle Vanden Berg b e c a m e Vice-President. "Busty" Van Dyke kept the records, while LeRoy S a n d e e regulated the finances. Under this supervision w a s held a "stag" dinner during "rush week"; this

helped new a n d old Cosmopolitans to get acquainted. And in December a n old tradition w a s revived after a four-year lapse, when the Cosmos entertained their "sisters", the Delphi, in a joint meeting. Following Christmas vacation those elected for the second term took office. Merle Vanden Berg wielded the gavel. Charles Knooihuizen, a s Vice-President, a r r a n g e d the programs; a n d W y b a Nienhuis b e c a m e scribe. At the end of first semester exam week the Cosmos a n d their guests attended the "Cosmo Sweepstakes", a formal party at the Warm Friend Tavern. The war h a s m a d e Phi Kappa Alpha even more truly "cosmopolitan"; a n d this year s a w the revived fraternity a g a i n take u p its place of leadership in every p h a s e of college life. It is with fond memories of fullhearted, manly fellowship that every Cosmo looks back upon the first post-war year of Phi Kappa Alpha.

First Row—G. Dykstra, D. Fris, C. Van Liere, M. V a n d e n b e r g , Mr. Geerlings, C. Knooihuizen, D. Stoppels, C. Luth, W. Nienhuis. Second Row—H. Koas, B. C h a p p e l , W. Gruber, H. Failor, J. DeValois, L. Dick, R. Cloeting. Third Row—D. Bogard, G. Toren, L. Dirkse, R. Semeling, J. Lamb, R. Kuiper, C. O n t h a n k , H. V a n W i e r e n . Fourth Row—T. Harrison, P. M a a s e n , H. Timmer, D. Lee, B. Zimmerli, J. Schramek, A. VanZyl, G. Zuidema, D. Rinkes.

The e v e r - e a g e r V a n d e n b e r g t a k e s a s w a t .

C o s m o p l e d g e s s h u d d e r , r e a d i n g their q u e s t s .


First Row—J. Hoffman, H. Kinnison, L. S a n d e e , T. Durkin, B. Bowmaster, W. Klaver, J. Pontier, W. Reeves, E. Van H a a r n . S e c o n d Row—A. Heitbrink, E. Stetson, B. V a n Ry, M. Frego, G. Marcus, B. Pontier, C. V a n Hall, B. Schuitema. Third Row—P. Baron, G. T i m m e r m a n , B. Scott, E. Roberts, R. Becksfort, B. Jellema, B. V a n E e n e m a n , J. Ligtvoet, D. V a n d e n Brink.

First Row—P. Van Dort, J. Palmer, L. Sparling, Dr. Hollenbach, C. W a g n e r , A. V a n d e r W a a , B. Resch, P. S t e n g e n g a , R. Rietberg. Second Row—A. P e n n i n g s , C. O e g e m a , T. Vredeveld, B. W i l d m a n , G. Viening, K. Ruys, R. Sanford. Third Row—S. Walters, B. Reay, R. Norden, N. Wildman, N. Ter Beek, B. V a n d e r Laan, C. V a n d e r Meer. Fourth Row—T. Toonder, H. Rietsma, B. V a n d e r Yacht, C. Oonk, J. Wier^um, C. V a n d e r W a u d e , C. Van Zanten.


As Father Time claimed the scholastic year, Emersonian wrote another p a g e in its glorious history. With the cessation of hostilities a n d the return of ex-service men to Hope's Campus, Emersonian a g a i n assumed her role of leadership a m o n g the increased student body. At the end of formal rushing, a n outstanding group of men were initiated into the Order of Emerson a n d imb u e d with the spirit of Love, Honor, a n d Success—three passwords to a noble a n d inspiring life which epitomizes the hopes a n d aspirations of Emersonian.

the form of a n 'Arctic Traveloa" was enjoyed by all. Spring found Emersonian once a g a i n taking her place in the All College Sing a n d May Day activities, a s well a s producing the long awaited Spring Party. Truly, Emersonian's first post-war year has been one of great benefit to its members a n d the College. Once a g a i n she has proven her right to a place of leadership on Hope's Campus. With a solid foundation in the present, Emersonian fearlessly and alertly looks to a brilliant future. It has promise of inumerable fulfillments, an unfolding of still greater achievements. Forging the binding chains of eternal friendships "and loyalty, with malice towards none a n d cooperation with all, PHI TAU NU marches forward!

Starting this new period in Emersonian's life found Dr. Hollenbach, popular English professor, becoming our faculty advisor. Joint meetings with Hope's Sororities highlighted the winter a n d spring terms. During the first term, the annual Winter party, in 168

First Row—M. Laug, D. Brown, G. Bruggers, W. H a a k , G. Brewer, L. H e n e v e l d , C. Droog, B. De Young, A. Boss. S e c o n d Row—H. Bruggers, L. Bobeldyke, J. DeNeve, D. H o o g e r h y d e , A. Barnum, C. Klaver, H. Kroes, R. Hobeck. Third Row—A. C o l e m a n , K. Decker, V. Lokers, G. Fornsma, M. De Young, D. Kieft, G. G n a d e , R. Heemstra, D. Hervey. Fourth Row—B. Draper, P. Myrehn, N. L a m p e n , T. Boeve, D. Booi, L. M a s s e , B. DeKruif, B. Draper, P. Kleis.


E m m e y Alumni h a v e a n a f t e r d i n n e r c h a t with actives.

An a m u s i n g m o m e n t at the w e e k l y meeting.


The Table of Contents of the story of Delphi, 1946-47, brings back m a n y h a p p y memories. "Slumber Party" recalls the g a y slumberless night that Q u e e n Myra Brouwer started Delphi

on its a n n u a l career. "Pledge Night" leaps from the p a g e with reminders of high spirits a s Delphians a n d their thirty pledges enjoyed dinner a n d a n evening in Grand Rapids. "Formal Initiation" for n e w Delphians in white formals, "Alumnae Luncheon", "Christm a s Breakfast" a n d "Sleepy-Time Ball", the winter formal party, where Delphians a n d their escorts w a n d e r e d through dreams a n d a nightmare! And still the events go on—"New Pledges", "Joint Meetings", "Valentine Potluck Supper", "Spring Party", a n d "Senior Meeting" with a sadder note a s the seniors said good-bye to four years of love a n d loyalty in Delta Phi.

First Row—A. V a n d e r Hill, A. R e a g a n , S. Visser, B. Van Lente, L. Pyle, E. M e e u s e n , M. Brower, G. Vredeveld, M. W e s t e r m a n . S e c o n d Row—B. V a n Dyke, M. Kenzie, O. Kilian, G. Uppleger, M. Brower, M. Vermaire, B. W e a v e r , R. Koop, E. Ter Haar. Third Row—J. Mulder, C. I n g h a m , A. Wieten, M. V a n d e r W e g e , P. Prins, 1. V a n d e Bunte, M. L. Hepp, G. Hershey, P. Mulder, L. V a n l n g e n . Fourth Row—M. G r e g g , M. Buttler, L. DeKleine, B. Boelkins, C. W i e r e n g a , R. Jorgensen, A. Koning, D. Davis, I. Heemstra, L. Hyink, P. W e e n i n k .

The a n n u a l Alumni Delphi Tea.


It h a s been a full year, a n d a wonderful one. The formal party in February, our 1 Ball of the Bells," is a wonderful memory, a s is our spring party, informal a n d spontaneous. We recall, top, the All-College Sing a n d our 1 Reverie," followed by the Dorian song. And our regular meetings, luncheons with alumnae, special affairs with other societies, a n d work on our Homecoming float h a v e brought us closer to each other.

O n e of the less pleasant things a b o u t leaving school for the summer is the temporary loss of friends m a d e here. It is with greatest regret that we, particularly the seniors, leave sorority this year.

This year of companionship a n d service, getting a n d giving, fun a n d serious thought h a s left on us the indelible impression of Dorian.

First Row—J. D e K l e i n e , G . M a a s s e n , P. V o s s , R. S c h o l t e n , L. T e r B e e k , J. D e c k e r , M. K o r t e l i n g . S e c o n d Row—R. D a l e n b e r g , L. Bult, P. Long, B. B r i n k m a n , P. A n d r e , G . L a n g l e y , D. L i e v e n s e , T h i r d Row—M. A. V a n D y k e , I. Holt, I. V a n Lopik, G . S c h e e r e n s , R. Q u a n t .

Dorians e n j o y the serious p a p e r .


First Row—H. H a i n s ,

M. S t e p h e n s ,

V. D y k e m a ,

H. M u y s k e n s , V. M. Elird, P. H a s k i n , E. M. V a n T a t e n h o v e , A. V a n d e r Veer, R. T a l m a n , I, V a n d e r H e u v e l . S e c o n d Row—B. C h r i s t i e , M. Ter Borg, G . Diehl, A. E i l a n d e r , D. H u i z e n g a , L. V a n W y k , T. V a n L e e u w e n , H. W a g n e r , 1. D e m i a n , L. J o h n s o n . Third Row—J. S h e e l , M. G i r o d , D. B e r g e r s , A. V a n Eck, A. M o o l e n a a r , S. W i l b r a n d t , S. R h o d e s , M. D e Y o u n g , S. Leslie, R. R u y s . F o u r t h R o w — P . Dietrich, M. H a n n a , M. H o l m a n , S. Knol, E. R u b i n g h , L. B r a d y , D. O l d e n b e r g , L. H i g h .

all a p p e a r e d at Convocation next day. Wearing large white chrysanthemums, Sibs with Sib Alumnae m a d e a pretty picture a s they cheered together at the Homecoming game, following their a n n u a l brunch held at the Dutch Mill. Included in the scene w a s the artistic prize-winning float of Sibylline, telling Alma "For Whom the Bell Tolls". Brushes, capes, paints a n d easels were used by industrious Sibs sketching the scenes for an "Artists' Fantasy"—the Sibylline winter formal, held at the Warm Friend Tavern.


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Sketching the year of Sibylline requires many drawings for the year's activities. The first of these is a lakefront cottage where Sibyllines g a t h e r e d for food, festivity, (and someone said she slumbered). Anyway, they

Sibs hold a joint m e e t i n g with the Cosmos.



First Row—B. V a n D y k e , G . G o r e , V. Bilkert, B. Bilkert, E. B o g a r t , A. V a n d e r J a g t . S e c o n d Row—M. M c L e a n , V. H e m m e s , J. S n o w , J. Stillwell, K. S t e k e t e e , C. H i n g a . T h i r d Row—H. F r e d e r i c k s , C. J. H e r m a n c e , J. S i b l e y , G . L e m m e n , L. T e m p e s t , M. R e a , K. M a c Q u e e n . F o u r t h Row—J. J o l d e r s m a , R. M i h a l y , B. L o c k w o o d , M. V a n Loo, M. L u c k i n g , L. H o s p e r s , L. J o n k m a n , J. S i b l e y , J. V i n k e m u l d e r , D. Boot.

Since its formation in 1906, at that time the only girls' society on the campus, Sigma Sigma h a s provided Hope with numerous a n d c a p a b l e leaders. The Sorosis 1947 calendar contains memor a n d a of a n unforgettable houseparty, the Homecoming luncheon, a "Dreamland" winter formal, a l u m n a e teas, joint meetings, informal spring party, a n d the a n n u a l farewell house party. During the year, the circle of Sigma Sigma w a s e x p a n d e d to include many more potential leaders. With this remarkable record, the crescent b a n n e r of Sorosis will continue to b e the Star of Hope.


For forty-one years, the gold a n d white crescent b a n n e r of Sigma Sigma h a s guided her m e m b e r s on to a better appreciation of the higher values of life offered at Hope.

Sorosis h a v e a Spring Tea.



at a n impressive formal initiation under soft candlelight. After a hayride under a bright harvest moon, Thesaurians gathered for a n evening of s q u a r e dancing at "Old Macdonald's Farm". Following a winter of fun, Thetas a n d their dates dined to the strains of "Deep Purple" at the spring formal. With June, h a p p y Thesaurians closed the door on the shoppe for another year, bidding g o o d b y e to seniors Jean, Lois, Nellie Mae, Betty, Marian, Mary, Doris, Barb, Martha, Ann, Katie, Bertha, Lynn, a n d Edith, who carry our ideals of friendship, service, a n d devotion with them wherever they go.

The doorbell chimed, a g a i n opening the door to Ye Olde Tea Shoppe of Theta G a m m a Pi. Rushees were given a glimpse of the menu for '46-'47 at the Round Robin Tea. Twelve pledges decided to order "a la carte"

First Row—M. D a m e , K. Locke, L. M e u l e n d y k e , J. M e u l e n d y k e , A. Fikse, S e c o n d Row—D. D a v e n p o r t , K. P o n s t e i n , M. S c h r o e d e r , L. S i k k e m a , L. Austin, P. Third Row—M. B r e w e r , M. Y o u n g , J. S m a l l e g a n , B. Nichols, V. M a s o n , E. H e i n e n , H. F o u r t h Row—A. L u n d b e r g , B. H e l l e n g a , A. K l o o s t e r m a n , E. Y o u n g , A. V a n K e m p e n , G . M e t t e n ,

T h e s a u r i a n s e n t e r t a i n at their s p r i n g party.


M. V a n S a u n . D a r r o w , L. D o o r e n b o s . V a n d e r W o u d e , D. O p i e . M. Slinn, M. L a b o s u h r , I. De G r a f f .

ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA A.S.A. is the freshman girls' society on campus. It w a s organized in 1945 b y act of the • Pan Hellenic Board, which decided that no girl should b e admitted to a regular sorority until her sophomore year. The purpose of A.S.A. is to take the place of sororities for the "Frosh Femmes".

played a d u a l role. With the greatly increased enrollment it would b e almost impossible for all the freshman girls to get to know each other. A.S.A. h a s provided the m e a n s of doing so. Meetings were held informally, every other week, in the West Hall lounge, a n d the two parties given during the year proved that the A.S.A.-ites were just a s skilled a s their big sisters in the social graces.

This past year, however, the society h a s

First Row—E. Beuker, M. P a l e n , B. Harris, E. V a n Dahm, V. Dekker, A. DeRidder, J. Cortland, P. Haskin. S e c o n d Row—D. Bennett, S. Bedell, J. V a n d e r Borgh, B. Eilander, A. Walters, C, H a r t m a n , M. Voskuil, B. Eskite, J. Wilson, J. Toussaint. Third Row—N. Rook, M. A n g u s , 1. Streur, N. DeVries, G. Kloosterman, A. MacMillan, B. Kuiper, S. Gess, N. Thomson, E. Redeker, E. Armstrong, H. W e e n e r . Fourth Row—W. O s t e r h a v e n , E. V a n Buren, A. Wells, A. Klippel, M. Leonhardt, P. Butterfield, J. Perry, D. Stahl, A. V a n d e r V e l d e , S. Kramer, E. Schmidt, B. Petter, E. V a n Dam, D. Sluyter.


First Row—S. Donohue, E. Schuiling, J. Ten Hoeve, P. J. S h e r m a n , C. Elston, B. Modders, B. Smith, M. Kooyers, M. Den Herder, E. Huvser S e c o n d Row—J. Baker, L . S t a n t o n , M. Wolbrink, D . T h o m a s , R. D e G r a a f , L. R a m e a u , B. Reyst, D. Contant, B . C o l e m a n , C Brillhart. Third Row S. DeYoung, L. Drake, E. Mount, C. Voogd, M. DeVries, D. Nelson, C. Fikse, L. Timmer, J. Baker, C P a a r l b e r g , E. J a n n e n g a , M. Biel, G. Boss. ~ „ > n * Fourth Row—H. Cook, M. McRae, P. Karsten, O. Zack, C. Ton, E. Miller, D. Milne, D. M. N e w n h a m , D. Miller, M. Reichert, B. A, Koch, C. Brandt, M. Freligh, J. R i v e n b u r g h , L. V a n Farowe.


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Hope College yearbook.

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