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BEAT ILL. COLLEGE No. 10

Thurs day , February 28, 1929.

Volume XLVI

Club P lans VIATOR SWIMMING IM any lmprov~ments BERGINDEBATING VIATOR PLAYS HOST CollegeExtensive Program PROSPECTS MOUNT In C ollege Club Room SOCIETY DEFEATS . TO BEST ACADEMIES Coach H ickocks Making- Gr eat DAYTON U.ORATORS INCATHOLIC LOOP P rog ress 1

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Sixteen teams out of the thirty-two Catholic High Schools in the downstate di strict of Illinois were chosen to compete in the Third An n ual Illinois State Catholic Basketba ll tourn ament to be held at St. Viator College, March 1, 2, 3, unde r t he auspices of t he Central States Prep . Conference. Selection of t he contesting teams was on the basi s of com parative records . Team s were divided in five districts , namely, outer Chicago, Rockford, Peoria, Springfield and Bellevi.lle. The tourn a ment, a lthough a state meet does not include teams in the city of Chicago. Entr ies Drawings were made t oday by Knights of Columbus , St. Viator Council No. 745, Ka nkakee, IlL The first game will be played at 7:30 P . M. Friday, March I , between St. Bede Academy, Peru and St. Ma r y High of Carlyle. St. Viator Academy wi ll be matched against St. Mary of Woodstock. Following i.n order during the even ing and the Saturday morning sess ion, Holy Trinit y of Bloomington, def end ing champions, wi ll meet Aquin High of Freeport; Corpus Christi of Galesburg vers us St. Mary of Cham paign; St. Thomas of Rockford ver s us St . Patrick of Kankakee; St. Joseph of Rock Island versus Fox Valley Community of Aurora ; Spa lding Ins titute of Peoria versus St. Mary of Moline; Routt Academy of Jacksonville versus St. Paul of Odell. To Nationa l To urney The winner of the St. Viator Tour nament, besides possessing the trophy of the Rt. Rev. B. J. Sh iel, D. D., Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago for one year, a nd the cu p for fir st place in the tou rnam e nt, has the right to enter the National Catholic Contes t (Continued on second page)

At t he firs t meeting of the Coll ege Club for the second semes ter the qu es tion of more deeply entering into a constr uc tive program for t he r es t of the scholastic year was brought up. Mr. Watson, the college club president, s poke briefly on the lack of con cr ete acco mpl is hmen ts during the p~1t semes ter a nd the present unsa ti sfa'ctory state of a ffairs due most probably to the inact ivity of the club m ember s. The soda l ca lendar, which is bei ng worked on by t he faculty socia l commi ttee, was discussed . It was a g r eed that the college clu b would benefi t very lit tle from t his calendar this year because th e prese nt term is fast drawing to a close. A te mporary program, cal1ing for two da nces after Lent a nd four s moker s during t he Len ten season, was decided upon. Plans for the dan ces were discussed at s ome length. The ques tion was finall y settled , at least ternporari ly, when the Seniors and Fres hmen banded together to stage the first dan ce and the Juniors and Sophomores joined forces to plan the last da ncing party of the school year.

The much neglected St. Viator College Club Room in th e gymnasium !.s s lowly undergoing a process of rejeuvenation. The pla ns of t he r enovating committee call fo t· new curtains and drap es for the eighteen windows, pictur es of th is yea r 's r epresentative tea ms f ramed and hung on th e wa lls, background lining and shelf covering for th e trop hy case, painting the fl oor, new furn iture, rugs, and severa l ot her very necess ary improvements. All t his will precede the in s ta ll ati on of the built-in firepla ce, which will be the gift of the cla ss of '27.

Th e Viator Sw imrn ing Team, under the coachin g of Mr. Rube Hickocks, is gradually ro undin g in to shape. Coach 1-Jickocks, a forme r star swimrn er of Iowa U ., has bee n teac hi ng t he te am several useful " tricks of t he game" during- t he last few weeks. Some of the vete ra ns of las t year's team, s uch as Furlong, O'NeiJ and Coll ins, have been improving quite rapidly 50 far, a nd we hope that they will be ab le to s ma s h a few r ecords in the ~~Littl e J gn swimming meet, The drapes will be i n place before which will be held at St. Viator on t he State Tournament since the club room wi ll probably be used in enterSaturd ay, March 16. The other asta ining the Hig h School guests of the pir2n ts to a berth on t he term a r e College durin g the th ree-day contest. Salg, Kirch ener , Rose nsteel, F ox, J . Mr. Ir vi n Mathews, gener a ll y acFl y!ln, Dem psey, and Mill s. Kirch- claimed the official deco rator for the ener , Rosens teel an d Dempsey a r e out College Clu b, is superintending the to ca pture t he fa ncy di ving honors pu r chase an d hanging of the drapes . this yea r , and at the rate they are Fsther E. M. Kelly has donated a going a t present they s how great very beauti f ul floor la mp to the club. promise of accomplishin g it. Fox is Mr. Edward Gallahu e, treasurer of the breast-s tr oker this year, a nd, the cb.ss of '27 , j.s managing the bus ifrom all indications, is the log ical ness connected with the building of ma n to fi ll the positions left vacant t he fireplace. by the loss of 1 'Red" Drew and "Jerry" Pauli of las t yea r's tea m. Fur(Continued on second page)

FATHER f_ J. SHEEN PUBLISHES BOOK C us D u ndon Goes To fDELANEY ON WAY I TOMAJOR LEAGUES Thir d Book fo r Dis ting uis hed S h reveport With Sox _

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Fred ( Gus ) Dundon '26, who has " Mike" Qui ts ~.c h ool in Favor been visiting old friends here at ViaOf Baseball The Centu r y Company recently an- tor a nd at t he same t im e working nounced the publication of another out every day in the gym nasium book by St. Viator's brilliant alum- with the li ttle round horsehide, left Another of th e sons of Via to r has n us , t he Rev. Fulton J. Shee n, Ph. d., this week to join the rest of the go ne to join the list s of the great in S. T . D., entitled "The Life of All Wh ite Sox contingen t 011 their way to the ma j or leagues. Michael Delaney , Living ." Thi s book is a presentation their s pring tra ining ca mp at known to his many friends as 11 Mike ," of all Cath olic doctrine in a way that Shrevepor t, Louis iana. ·~ i s the lates t to seek fame and fortune is new and mos t absorbing. Its subDuring his fo ur yea r s here, Gus in professiona l base ball. The great title, ~~ Th e Philosophy of Life" inti- made an enviable name for himself Viator athlete was s igned by the mates that t he book is not idle specu- among collegiate baseball cir cles as a Na tional League Champions of St. lation but eminentl y practical, and pitcher. Last year he signed a pitch- Louis and on Monday, F ebruary 24th, the vita l and pulsat ing treatment of er's cont r act wit h Elmira in the New he entrained for t hei r trai nin g camp the fundam ental tr uths of Christian Yo rk-Pennsylva nia League. A ve ry at Avon Park, F lorida. life t hat is fo und in t he book bear s serious operation for append icitis F'or t he past four years " Mike" t his out quite we ll. Dr. Sheen is teli- f orced him to give up baseba ll for I has been uph oldin g the honor of Viaomary On rutc es ing, in a ma nner happil y suited to the season a nd the El rmr · a Clu b re- to r on the cour ts of the s ports and As Season Is Ended the modern mi.nd, that " life is not a leased him. I many of t he Iris h victories can be atpush from below but a g ift f rom A wa tc hful and kn ow in g Sox scout j tr i.buted to his prowess. He was Viator's expectations for a Confer- above." pi cked Gus up t his w inter and the ' twice chosen a s All -Little N ineteen ence Champions hip suff er ed a rather As read~r s . of The ~iatorian are Viator man is . now on hi s way fo r I guard by Fred Young and was also stiff blow when "Puff" Romary star I aware, t his I S the thn·d book Dr. a nother tr y at League basebalL H is ' g iven All-Wes tern mention by that fres hman forward was injured' in a I Sheen ha s publis hed in t he 1.a st characteristic plugging an d s ti ck-to- same offic ial. On t he gridiron Depractice tilt s hortly before the De couple of yea r s, t he other two bemg it-i.veness should carry him a long la ney wa s the boast of Viator. His Paul game. The a ccid ent com ing a s his "God and Intelligence" and his way in hi s chose n occupation. tr iple -threat abi li ty won him a halfit did when Viator was in 'the thick of ''Reli g ion 'Vithout God." As an auback position on the Conference the battle for the state champions hip, t?o~ he. h~s achi eved ~ r~rnarkable F t H Held honora ry eleve n las t season. On the was extremely unfortunate. No mat- d:stm_ction m a very. bnef tun e. But or y ours I d ia mond " Mike" was always conter how effi cient the s ubstitute may that I S not a ll. H e 18 a pr ofes sor at In Viator Chapel s picuous. Hi s g r eat s peed, sharp be, the effect of the subs titution mu st . t he Cath olic Umvers tty. Fo~· a t Jme curve and eleven change of pace made him t he most feared pi tcher in the necessarily be felt. It takes ti me, I1 he was professor of ~ogmabc Th ~oafter the insertion of a new part, f or 1ogy at t he London DIOcesan .semmA F or ty Hours Devotion was held Little N ineteen. any machine to res ume its habitual ! ary in England. He preached m 1925 in St. Viator College early t his week functions. and in 1928, and will preach agai n fo r both college and hi g h school deLast s ummer a string of br illiant , G t F a d this year, at t he Summ er Confer ences partments. The services opened aft- victor ies in Chicago at tracted t he atRomary J\ rea orw r .. S Ch 1 B tt f Romary h'as been playing great in Wes tm ins ter Cathedral, London. er t he St udent Mass, Sunday, ~ebru- te nt io n .of con t a r ey arr~ o ball all season and, with his team- l He preaches the Lente ~ Course of ary 24, with a solemn ~roce s~ 10n of ~t .. Lou ts and ~ e was Rot long m afmate, the veteran Evard , formed one Sermon~ fo r th e Paullsts of New the Bl essed Sacram ent m which the ti x mg Delaney s nam e to a contract. 11 of the bes t scorin g combinations in I York Ctty; these sermons are broad- Clet:ics of St. Viato r a nd college In all probability Mike" wi ll s pend t he L' tt l N' t At t he resent cast over \~ LWL . Doctor Sheen has Semor class (the latte r in fo rmal ~l year or two at one of the Cardinal 1 e me een. P ' · · "A h "l I 1 ) · · d i\' · "f s" a nd by thett he s hould be writing both fo rwards are among the the distmcti o~ . g r ege en p 1 ~so.~ caps anc gowns ]Ome . 1·.~ a ss m · arm lending scorer s in the Conference. phie de l' U m ve r s1te d.e Louvam, I t he chapel on ·M onday and Tu e~day ready to perform in the jjBig Show." The Viator student body s incerely which mea ns that !1e IS. Honora;·y morni.ngs, was held at t he usual t 1me, The passing of Delaney left a big hopes th a t upuff" will be able to take Professor o~ the Umvers 1ty of ~ou- G:-10 A. ~1. Holy Hour took place gap in the ranks of the Viator men. his place a mong the rank and file of vain, Bel.gwm-the onl y AmeriCan each eve nmg fro~ 7:00 to 8 :00. St_u~- Popular and well-liked the ever conbaseball candidates that will soon dot ever to wm t hat h~n or. He.was ~he ents wer e appomted to keep. vigil ge nial " Mike" left t he campus, with the base ball playing field. ·~ Pu ff" winner of the Cardmal Merc1er Pnze each hour of the day to pay their re- the best wishes of hi s many friends. brings with him from Ft. \Vayne, not of Philosophy, a much. cove~ed honor spects to the Ble.s sed Sacrament ex - He was at all times a clean, hard onlv a great r ep uta t ion as a basket- in European philosophu::a l c n·cl~s. On posed. T~e dev.otiOn was ~ l ~sed Tues - fighter, a real Viator man and a bali and football man, but also~ the Decoration ~ay, 1.928, he dehvered day mo~·mng w tth a repetition of the gentleman and the best wis hes of his name of bei ng an excellent baseball an address m Pan s at the tomb of processiOn that marked the opening 1 friend s accompany him to his chosen catcher. (Cont'd on last page) service Sunday. 1 career.

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In terest in g S ubject Deba t ed ' The forensic season opened officia lly and with a grand flouri s h of arms in t he college clu b-room last Wednesday night, F ebruary 23, when the Bergin Deba ting Soc iety defeated Dayton Univers ity in a closely contested debate. The proposition discussed, 11 Resolved that a substit1:1te for trial by jury be adopted," is one of ge'neral interest and importance, consequently its disc uss ion .proved entertaining as well as en lightening. The arguments were restricted to t hose issues of pa r a mount importan ce. They we r e comprehensively treated and etfective.J y · deli vere'd. Clas hes were fr equent and th e rebuttal s flew back and forth at a merr y pace. Authoritative arguments were decidedly in vogue. Even in the rebu ttals Blackston e a nd Bullivan were quoted with reckless profus ion. T he trouble started when Mr. Staff ord, after chiding the Affirmative on their dearth of authorities, quoted h!.mself, reminding the audience all the while t hat, w er e it convenient, he could stand t here a ll night reeiting more. A reply was not long fort.hcoming. The next Affirmative came out like a bull after a r ed flag. W ith a determined look in hi s eyes, he relirl off at an a larming rate quotation after quotation, and t hen informed his opponents that t here were tCins mor e w her e that came from. The ar g ument of incompetency \\as anothe r bone of contention . In deve loping this argument t he t eatr.s strove to outdo or "outfah1·icate" each other, the one in empPas izing the amazing s tupidity of jurors, t he other in s tressing the notorious ~>c rookedness" of judges. But in t~lis (Co ntinued on fourth page)

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Sund ay a fternoon the Father Charles Fraternity held its annual banquet at the Gold Room of t he Kankak ee Hotel. Present a nd old member s, w ith their guests, to the number of one hundred and fifty, attend ed. A t hree co urse ba nquet of Chi cken a la King with the accessories appeased the appetites of a ll in a ve ry efficient manner. Mr. Carroll, toastma st er, prepar ed a very pleasi.ng program. A trio, consisting of Carr oll, O'Nei l and De mpsey sang ~<Th at Old Gang of Mine," the entir e gathering sing ing the chorus . Presi· dent Vincent Moni ssey welcomed th e guests, ex-president uso up" Campbell r esponding. Mr. Edward O'Neil g ave a s hort history of th e club in a ve r y well deliver ed s peech. Coach Barrett, wh ose Academy bas keteer s had defeated t he alumni that m01·ning to the t un e of 18-10, t old the vis itors t ha t his team was going to win the corning state to urnam ent. Pro:{essor Kennedy gave a s hort talk o'n What "Viator's ·way Was." Father B ra dac brought back memories of ' ye~ter­ year and quit because t he cla'ss of '26 had given him a time liniit in their wil l. Harry Hartigan demo nstrated what t he present Acidem ic Department can do by singi ng' ~'Th e Desert Song ." The F . C. F. Med ley (Cont'd on 4th page) ' ·


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The \'iatormn takes the oppor(Contmued from first puge) tunity of thanking publicly. through 1 long, the star swi mmer of the (Continued from first page) its alumm column, a s ingular act of tankmen, wi11 appear in a new event ASSOCIATE EDITORS kindness on the part of Mr. Jay this year. Besides the 50 yd. and Jo hn W. Stafford... .. .. Alumni Notes I in Chicago,. a s representative of t he Jerome Williams,. who attended St. 100 yd. dashes, in which he excels, he G. Raymond Sprague...... Inquiring Reporter ' state of llhnots. Vtator Academy '" 19 10. Mr. Wtl- will swim the back-stroke. We exRobert Tucker ............ Exchange Editor T•me of Games 1 ham s has offered to send to the pect great things from "AI" this Exchange Editor Th library for one year the newspaper season, for he has even shown more Francl·s J. Brockman ..... e first round of games m the of whcch he ts the edt tor. The Umted Raymond E . Nolan ..... Viatoriana State Catholic Tourney wtll begm at State D Th ' . t speed than last year. O'Neil, another 1 Edward F. O'Neill . Campus Briefs 7.30 Fnday evenmg when St. Bede of va lu sbl aty. t ts patper ts mtohs veteran, has been "cleaving" the 1 11 Joseph Logan .. Athletic Department p 1 s 1M a e, smce con ams a e water in record time in the 50 yd. J. Allen Nolan ..... Feature Writer ern pays . t. "Y of Carlyle; 8 30 latest news of our government t~- and 100 yd. s purts. From the work·e Wr·l·ter PSt MM St. Vf ta\Vtor dof Bourbonnats vs. g ether with a very detatled and PxFeatul Donald T. Laenhardt... . 1 ary c· . . outs in which we have witnessed him 00 stock · 9·30 p M h Raymond Boysen ............. Feature Writer H 0 1 T · ·t 0 f Bl ' · · · austtve analysts of all matters that swim, it is perfec tly plausible to con• • f ~ rmJ .Y oommgton vs. are before the Congress of the Mariette Murphy Feature Wnte1 1 Aqum of I-reeport. Saturday, 9:00 Un ited States. elude that he may duplicate last Clarence Dempsey ... Feature Wnter A. M. Corpus Christi of Galesburg year's work by winning an event or vs. St. Mary of Champaign; 10:00 A. , --.. two in t he "Little 19" Meet. Colli ns, CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT M. St. Thomas of Rockford vs. St. 1he Rev. Francts E. Munsch, Dt- J. F lynn, Salg and Mills wi ll most H erman Buttell Edmund O'Neill Harold Rosensteel Patrick of Kankakee; ll:OO A. M. , rector of t he_ Sch?lasticate, who is probably compete in the dashes, as .Tohn Ross E lmer Sheedy Michael Tito St. Joseph of Rock Island vs. Fox now recuperatmg. m F londa from .a they have been practicing with s plenMartin Toohi ll Donald Anderson Valley Community of Aurora; 2 ,00 r ecent tllness, wntes that fishmg m did progress in these events. The STAFF TYPISTS P. i\11. Spalding Insti tute of Peoria vs. the . Gulf Stream is splend id. He I relay team has not been selected yet, Meryl Casey Lloyd Warne St. Mary of Moline; 3:00 P. M. Routt I mentwns. notht~g of his personal but we are wi lling to gamble that it of Jacksonville vs. St. Paul of Odell. success m angltng, but, prefernng wlll be every bit as good as that of Subscription Rate: $2.00 per annum. The second ro:Jnd will begin Saturday ~he eloquence of. the photograp~er to last year. Address all correspondence referring either to advertising or subscription to 1 t 7:30 P. M. Semi-finals at 2 ,00 P . _ny fish story, s tmply sends a p1clure , The first appearance of the season The Viatoria'1, Bourbonnais, Ill. M. Sunday. Finals, 9 :00 P. M. Sun. of htmself holding a 12-lb. bonita . for the Viator tankmen will be in a . . ·I day. dual meet with the Y. M. C. A. of Resu lts Broadcast Father Franc is Lawler, '22, has Kankakee, to be held here February E ntered as second class matter at the Post-office of Bourbonnais, IllinOis, 1 under the Act of March 3rd, 1879. Through the courtesy of Station recen tJ Y been a<Jd e d to the faculty o f 28 . Of course, we d o not wan t t o

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WMBB, Peoria, the secretary of the I Routt College, Jacksonville, Illinoio. appear too confident, but we must Central States Prep. Conference has He stopped at the College for a w:,ilc 1 confess that t hmgs do not look so 1 :trranged for the results of each last \:'e.ek, and will Te~urn for a Jon bad for our SWimm ers th1s season. ! game to be broadcast. The Peoria er VISit w hen he brtngs the Ro~.tt I station operates at 1440 kilowatts. I Ac.~demy basketball team to St. Vta- Bradley Opens Track ;)ircct wires to the St. Viator gym- tSot s for the State Catholic ~llgh ~ nasium wi.\1 aid in securing the scores ~ chao! tournament, March 1. eason atur ay 1 immediately over the air. If Station 1 WMBB can secure the air at 9:00 1 The Viatorcan is very g lad to enPeoria, Ill., Feb. 28 (Special) Sund:ty evening the final game will r:ou nce that the Rev. F . A. Sh~ridan Bradley Co11ege's track team will be broadcast play by play. An an- I is re covering very satisfactorily ~rorn open the indoor season Saturday, nouncement to this effect will be a recent operation. Father Sheridan March 2 at Milwaukee, Wis ., when made before the open ing of the is now stationed at St. Vincent's t hey meet Marquette University. tournament Friday. 1Orphan Home, Ft. Wayne, India:,;•, The Tech team, although handicapped Prepa rations for the reception of 1 with a~other alumnus, the Re-v. F. ~~ th~ l.ack ~f proper training fa~il­ the competing teams have been com- McAulhtfe. F.ather Sheri.dan ha"::> 1tles, IS m fan· shape for the ..opemng pleted and St. Viator awaits the 1 also been teachmg Apologetics at St. 1 meet. 1 opening of the Academy tournament Catherine's Academy. Many of 0 ;, Coach C. M. Hewitt will takea mix1 next Friday evening. fnends wi.J I be glad to know his ad- ture of veterans and promtsmg r~dress: 2000 Wells St., Ft. Wayne, 1 crmts to the meet. Led by Captam Indiana. Dave Owen, one of the best distance I Peoria, Ill., Feb. 28 (Special): runners in the middle west, Bradley I Alberta Lei.s triz, sophomore at Mr. Leon L. Drolet, H. S. '20, has will meet Marquette on even terms 1 Bradley College, took first place in succeeded very well since receiving in the distance events. Owen Gregg, the state oratorical contest held at his degree from Georgetown School Sutherland, Eddy, and Perry will aid McKendree College last week. Miss of Law in 1927. He has been, up Owen in the distance runs. Bradley Leis triz gave as her oration, "Lift until the present, practicing Jaw ;n will be comparatively weak in the Thy Voice, America." The contest the office of the Public Administr~tor, dashes and field events with only a last year was also won by a Bradley 30 N. La Salle St., Chicago. He 's few veterans available for duty. girl, Miss Dorothea Blendor. , associated with probate attorneys The Marquette meet will open a pretentious indoor schedule for the Techmen. Within the next three IC ae e aney, Iator Man weeks, Bradley will appear in the Michigan State relays, Notre D'ame relays, and the Illinois relays.

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The above title I S a combmatwn of the first letters taken_ from the words "Chicago Cathohc Student Conference on Rehgwus Activities" with an additional "I" inserted and a letter "C" omitted for the sake of eupho ny. This name, "Ciscora" is the proposed caption for the official organ of the Chi cago Student Conference. Whether or not the name Will be accepted lS, at present, a matter of conjecture and will be decided upon sometime in the near future when the votes from each schoo l in the Conference are received and counted at Loyola U. in Ch icago. A great deal ·

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The Bradley Game Deep down in his heart every Viator man was broken-hearted when t he final gun popped in the Bradley-Viator game last Saturday night. Adequate proof of the general condition of overwrought nerves was evidenced by the unfortunate and most unusual chorus of "boos" and "hisses" which greeted the referee's decisions as the game drew to a close. Although the greater portion of voiced displeasure came from the small boys that crowded the rail on the running track and from Viator's visiting supportt>rs, so me of the Viator students themselves had a hand in the business. It i s granted, however, that the strain of the championship race as far as St. Viator was concerned was suffic'ently great to snap the reserve of the most calloused and case-hardened student. Th e Viatorians got off to a poor sta rt early in the season by dropping three games in a row by very close scores, two of them being overtime battles. It took a winning streak of seven straight conference games to awaken the Viator students to the realizat.ion that they had a contender for the championship in their midst. Excitement rose to fever heat and every college man watched with bated breath the "goings and comings" of their louted basketball favorites. The dopesteers hinged the Little Nineteen Championship on the outcome of the Bradley-Viator contest. No s mall wonder that the Viator boys suffered a case of "nerves." And then to see their fighting champions sink down to defeat before the onrush of a team that was, for a short time, yet, long enough, a better and faster outfit. Those last few minutes in that long-to-be-remembered battle brought tears to the eyes of the basketball men and heart-aches to th e large crowd of spectators.

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Th e passing of "Mike" Delaney from the ranks of the students of·St. Viator leaves a vacancy that will long remain unfill ed; Werner Schroeder and South Metzer. ~ea, unclJallenged: . For the past four years t he stocky Irishman and in addition ha.s opened a branc\: na s taken h1s pos1t10n as regularly as clock-work in each of Via- office in the Volkman Building, Kan1 tor's three major sports. And during "Mike's" last two year s kakee, where he is to be founu on when athletics were mentioned one instinctively and very natur- Saturdays. Mr. Drolet will be pleased ally thought of the fighting san dy-haired boy from Chicago. to serve the alumni anrl dl his othe: I f friends either at his Cl.i ... ago or hi::; n ootball where he held down the fullback's position, he was Kankakee off.ce. the rear wall of the defense beyond which no charging back from the enemy's lines was allowed to go. In the offensive play, it was At the St. Viator-Bradley game s:mply a matter of counting the yards when "Mike" grasped the last Saturday night were present ball. A long gain frequently resulted; a small gain always cou ld those four loyal fans, Monsignor be counted on. Last fall, "Brick" Young chose "Mike" to fill his Primeau, Father Darche, Father Francis Cleary and Father Savary. all-Confer ence fullback berth and Mr. Young's word carries con- Mr. James Gallahue, Mr. John <Red) siderable weight in this league. , Daly, Mr. Gerald Smith and Mr. In basketball, "Mike" played as few Viator men have ever William Nighti ng a le were several of played. Always steady, ever reliable, he was an important cog the alumni of a few years ago pres· b ent. And there were also a number in oth offense and defense. H b defensive play in his place as ' of the recent Academy lllumni who g-uard was always good. In fact, in all sports the Irishman seemed returned for the F. c. F. banquet. to be in the game simply to restrain the efforts and to dispel the exuberant spirits of the opposition. Call 76 Baseball evidently was his forte and it is directly responsible ior Viator' s great lo ss. His excellence in this pastime is evidenced FIVE CAN RIDE FOR by the contract in wh ich he sold his services as a pitcher to the THE PRICE OF ONE St. Louis Cardinal Club two weeks ago. IN A YELLOW! May good fortune and s uccess ever attend your efforts, No charg-e for extras. M:chael, and rest assured that the record that you left behind at Viator as an athlete, a student, and a gentleman, will remain Yell ow Cab Co. fixed in the hearts of your fellow students and friends.


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1 In the middle of a da~ce he left t he to t he last pew, drenched, exhausted, I b~ll-ro.om, after excus~ng .hunself to and in pain. But his eye was caught his fan· pa r tne r. Fan· Indeed, but by t he altar of the Virgin Mother, That night he had become tired of th~n he ~~·emembered ~he . words. of ! with its flowers and adornments un. . Wtsdom, A golden nng m a ptg's commonly lavish, and lighted up bv everythmg, for hts heart had con- snout, a wom::m fair and foolis h," a dozen vigil lights. He moved .tor1 vinced him that the world had be- and t he verse to him characterized ward to pay his respects to his come too much with him. Many would ;,he e~tire _assem~l y,. t~e world itself. I Mother-for s he w::ts hi~ ~~1 : : thcr ;,10, have said it was a night of joy un- Foolish, mane, m s1p1d world, how a lthoug h he h ad long forgotte n both confined, with mus ic, dancing, brilli- 1long- l.l~ve I ser ved thee, and t h y j her and her Son . He knelt and read, ant li hts and fair ladies biddin him I n1 eretntiOus pleasur~s, a nd never ) ~~J_e Suis L'I~macule Conception." g . g • have I known t ru e JOy! I lon g for fils memory h ke anot her fa.ir y, ildrown sorrows m a sea of voluptu- 1deliverance from t h ee and from my- Ju mined hi s intellect, and he recalled 1 ousness. By a ll that is ephemeral self nnd for that peace that is not that it was t he feast of Mary's Imand sensual and mundane, he s hould t hi ne to g ive." These were t he maculate Conception, and that these 1 have been g8.y that night, but in- thoughts that were po~sessing his unusual embellish n1ents of her altar • stead all was sorrow and angu ish. so ul a~ he rushed ~ut mto t~e cold, were in honor of this, her greatest He seemed to discern more audibly dark m ght to seek light for hts soul. I privilege. Ot~t in the darkness roaming the . . b than ever t h e so un d mg rass and the ' . He bro ke forth m sobs. He poured 1 tinkling cymba ls of the or chestra; fi elds. he found pe.ace. Li ke a ll ~en o ~:t his soul to his Mother and rethe sound of t he trombones and cor- who are wrapp~d 111• a n all absorbmg minded her of the "Mem~rare no n r . . . . . thought, those m distress, poets and nets remmded hun of Gabne1 rais mg ( d F h . I esse auditum." He ha.d always known . . 1o\·ers~ an a irene Wit, a lmost the dead, a thought that ordmanly ( i m~tating our S hakes peare, says of that Mary never refused to answer a must knock long at th e door of ono , th t t " f d , t t t ") I fervent pr~yer, and t hat she was i c 1as wo: au on c es ou . d un , noted to be espec ia . ll y ge nerous on I w hose ,. so f t eyes 1oo kpe d love to eyes that spoke agai n. " But that night 0 .ur young hman _ga_ve . no ctonhs l er a,- th is , h er favo ri te Day. Truly did he . . , t10n to sue an m sigm 11 can t oug1tL I · he was :vearmg a~ ,armor of angm~h as whether hi s body was wa-n d eri n g. n~ed a fa.vor TIO\~. _ov<'l~ satt~ted to that res1sted Cup ~d s sh a rp est dares, and what he was to do to escape the . d1sgust with the frmts ~f passi~n, he 1 and that made h11n free from even f f h h' t had sought refuge for h1s sou l m thc i wild night. Driven on a.n d wearied I t he cOldest and most elemental feel - ur y 0 t e approac mg s orm. ings of erotama nia. His so ul was The darkne~s becan~e more da·t);;..• by the violence of the storm he had "high sorrowfu l and cloyed," for sat- ! the heavy m ght mor.e heavy . And sought refuge for his body in the iety and excess had given him its t hen some heavenly fatry would Whve ch1;rch. The storm had weakened measure of joy, only to be followed a g igantic wa.nd of light, illumining his body but the cold r ain had by the inevitable ago ni es of remorse. the . rustic l a~dsc,ape for an . instant q uenched ' the heat of passion, t he The ball-room had become a hell until so me g iant s roar, shak m g the fierce lightning had shown him h is to him. His heart not long ago had earth's fo unda tion stones, wo uld b:d fetid soul a nd the terr orous thu nder been burning with des ires, h ad been her hide h er wa nd. Seen in an other had remi~ded him of t he place of in flame s threa tening to cons um e him. part of the sky wou ld she s h ow her fetid sulphur. When he entered the Passion had held the throttle of his power, and again would t h e g iant church he was in a state receptive life and was impelling him at a roar. The fairy w as L ig ht, but in- of Mary's favors . Her benign face break-neck speed down a hazardous deed not Sweetness, for she was as fi lled him w ith confidence to ask fo r track of destruction. H e was, as the treacherous as a man's own soul. The the grace he needed so badly, and he pedants say, of the world wor ldl y. g iant was gruff and foreboding, y~t beseeched not in vain, fo r aid came He possessed youth and s usceptibil- harmless, while the fairy would sh ow to him. H e felt his "past" fa ll from ity, and passion had made u se of you your path, but at the same time him; he felt his soul filled with these allies to win over his soul to a chill your blood for fear s he woul d peace. His heart was transformetl life of pleasure and indulgence. return and strike yo u dead. The ra in from a nest of passionate desires to But tonight life had assumed for ca.me and t h e man was wet t o t he a cradle of fervent aspirations after him a strange emptiness . As h e skin. A cyclonic wind arose and higher t h ings. He looked up again ; - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -, danced he became fully aware of his slapped his sensitive face with thL into her face and felt an unearthly soul 's plight, and desired for deliver- driving rain unti l h e shrieked in pain . joy in beholding ' 4 0 ur tainted Natance from his bon ds. Summoning to H e looked around for s helter and ure's solitary boast," her who is a ll UNION his aid all t he powers of h is pass ion- soon discerned a flickering red light fair and in whom there is no spot or Firs t Class S hop ate will, h e reso lved to cas t off his made to dance as it s how n throu g h blemish. Heaven had chased hell Two Clean Tow els on Every "past.'' drown it in tears, a nd on this the wind tossed trees. He ente red fro m his so ul. Mary had cr ushed t he s-ea of tears set sail on a new life. the littl e village church and sank in- serpent's head once more. C ustom er

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF THE POETRY OF W. B. YEATS

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~ umerou compla_nts eoncerning the suspense undergone during several of the ba•ketball gameo this "-"hat i~ the ~~t book you By J, Allen ~olan winter will no doott cau'C the phyha"e en.•r read and "h):' To th• ~vernge read.r who ha< Among th1 n ,.Iva laugh on and sical exam to be made more rigorous sin~ alway: })<>en thrilled with th•· •wi!t wind• of The be~t book that I ever r~ad ·~ rext Fall, n Shelley, or whn has b<:Pn lulled in· An~ then th•· man whom Sorrow George F.ltlot'~ ")!ill on th{' Flos~:· n:lrrtNI his friend to charminJ( lr·thargy by th•• dream< ('ont::lirlE'd in this reputablt:' no\·tl is CriNJ out, [Ji ,n ~Pa, he: r my mo~t From our poinlq of view the Brad1 of ll f:,Jit·rldgr·, or n~ain, who has the portrayal of a most rt>alistk pit..f!Ous story! Icy ~arne was a big failure. Last lalllt.('(l tht· bcautit·M of nnt.ur.-. in al1 ye:.r there were three fainting spell!' char:u:ter, namely )lo.~p:ie Tu1liver. th• tlmpliclty ,,r a Wordoworth, or Thf·n he· 8ang .!lloft}y nigh thP pearly to c~ut otf the ennui of trimming th~ Around ht·r (> ·.oive~ the action of the who ha11 hr·arrl thr· lnu·nant panting rim; lndian!t hut th ::; Yl'3r it wa~ ju~t an- ~tory. Through her Geor~e l::lliot of a Voir'r- a it pur!ued Thr,mp!\On But thf· snd dwel1er by the ~ea-ways other KanH•. ~in•s her c:omp!etE> inlt•rpretation of through lifr, tht·r1· awtlit" a frc-. hf'n)l')ne Ffe and her \·ar" ou~ ,·ie-,..-g_ 1 bdicve inJC, though fll')mf'what. :~tnrtlin~ n•('han,JrNI all hl' •ang to inarticulate Thost! ''uppity Seniors'' arc con- it i~ this tharad<'r portrayal that vclation in thr· prwtry of \Villiam mean side1ing the advisibility of wearing make" the ")!ill on the Flo"'' the But.lf•r Yf•ut.,.. Tht· fir"'t ~trikmg note Among ht·r wilrlcring whirl~. r.-.rgE':'t. the traditional Cap and Go\vn while c:i~tindiw• t.•bgsic that it is Ed ward 0'::\eil ·:~I. ~·- ~ that one will find <n LhiM Irish poet ting him. attending the College Mass. The is a dccidt'd d£'purtur1• from modern, What a ch(lic(' of words he has! idea lends dig-n'ty not only t~ thos!! or Vitt.oriun, or Romantic, or rJa..qsiOf the fn·re novels that I have cul, or f:lizubcthnn British vera('. The ThE-y are the umurmurous drop- wearing the regalia but also to the rendrr will find Romct.hinf( different, pings" of ruin into the sea. There is ce.remony t.nd it has met with th..l enjoyed more than any others, name~ vagueness, a dimness, a moan Wldesprcad approval of the faculty. lly, "Th e Count of :\lontc Cristo,'' by somf•thi ng unifJUC, fWmething which . . . --.. . , D~mas, "David Coppprfield," by varlefl gnaily in mood, style and about them aM though they were h d f II d . First Rlgns of Spung-Jackle Ro'" J Dickens and "Vanity Falr" by Thack· thought from anything produced by t ousan sO years 0 c nn came outland Navigato tossing the "hosshide" . . . , from the earth on a dark windy . oay, 1 would choose the fir:st of these a thoroughly I•:nglish po•t. Yeats ' about lhe premtses; Hanahan and ,., 5 the m t tc ·t' d t si ngs of the national soul of Ireland; night, to haunt the lonely mind. Herbcl't asleep, di·eamy looks from o~ Ill res mg an en erhe singA to bring- that sou l into a The average natJve of Ireland un-1 the eyes of the loveiOI n, \Vatson, Llmmg. .I have always liked tales c f mystciy, mtngue and suspense , complete recognition and realization derstands l\fr Yeats as readily and of iuwlf. It is indeed difficult to de- as ea.stlv as the Amencan com pre- Brown, Lacnhanlt, and Evard' our and it is my optnion that the story t-opular a~d efficumt nurse, Mrs. of t'.]e '· .....,o nt ' i one of the most fine what is meant by national soul. hcnds the jibbcnngs of a Masters or Kennedy d ;playmg a very colorful ·t · t · mys ertOus, mos gnpp ng accounts In the words of the eminent G. K. a Guest. But 1t is only the intellect-~ (from whom the lcrm was borrowed), l"3l Anglo-Saxon who will read Mr. cloak of blue~ lmed With a brilhant of advent>..~re that was ever wntten -Jarlath M. \Vatson '30 "notional HOU I is as indefinable as a Yeuts for his thought, his mus1c, hi::! cnmson Sprmg IS here

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smell, and a~ unmi~tnknble." It exists in Mt·. Yeats as it exists in S hokNipeuro, in Onnlc or in Goethe. For Mr. Yeats i~ capable of giving us un atmosphere of wind and lake, mountain and vo ll ey, forest and plnin, nnd be h ind it nil the mystical, immutable Power which dir ects the life about. it.. l n fine, Mr. Yeats gives us n splendid int.crprclntion of Iri sh life, and Ireland. This, t hen, wus lhc first. impressio n : that J relund hn~ a literature of her own, penned by her own sons, born of her ow n sorrows and joys, nursed in native mysticism and magic, nnd su ng umong her peasantry along the hills and hedgerows of u little cou ntry whose faeries dance t.o u Druid tune in her leaf y hollows. ritics tell us t.hut. it. was Yeats who large ly brought about, through orgnniz.ntion, through writing, the feeling in Ireland that it was possible to beautify lhe En g lish language by r eviving the Ancient Gaelic verse. He has so written that he holds out an nppeal not only to t hoge steeped in Irish trodition but to all men who hn ve an appreciation for real beauty. Regardless of what he writes, whether its thought or mythology be understood or not, his ''erse is a lways chnrming and appealing. I attempted to flnd in h is '' \Vunderings of Oisin" u reference to the many mythological rhnrncters of which he speaks. Neither nny nvnilabl~ mythology or dictionary wns ~apabl e of enlightening m~ on tht.'m. ~e,· ..•rtheless, his poems hnvc n rhythm thut liternlly haunts the imagination. Thi•. then, was the second impression: that Ir. Yeats g-ives us a Wt:'ird, weighty and wand~ring cadence in his verse that make.o: hi s rhythm nutiYe. nntural and fresh. And this, 1 belit:"ve. is the ke~,ote to tlw n\rintion betwet"n his poetry, and thnt of his Angl('1-Snxon l.'Ontempor-

And now fied by, mist-cove r ed, with- : day as we were writing t his we had out sou nd , a distinct tendency to yawn frequentThe youth and lady and the deer and ly. This has a lwa ys been a symptom hound; of that ancient and honorary malady "Gazc no more on the phantoms," known as "Spring Fever." However, Ntamh said, most College students have 1t the And ktssed my eyes, and, swaying her year round so we hope to avotd any 1 bnght head meetmgs w1 th the Sulphur and And her bnght body, sang of faery }!classes Twms and man

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Before God was or my old line began; And yellow the wet wild-strawberry \Yars shadowy, vast, exu ltant; faerleaves. ies of old \Vho wedded men with rings of Druid The hour of the waning of Jove has gold; 1 beset ·us, And how those lovers never turn And weary and worn are our sad their eyes souls nOw; Upon the life that fades and flickers Let us part, ere the season of passion and dies forget us. 1 But 1o,·e a~d kiss on dim shores far With a kiss and a tear on thy droopaway ing brow. Rolled around "ith music of the sighThen Mr. Yeats is thoughtful, ating spray. most pensive, but ever hopeful; hope k His lyrics and ballads are, for the as nown to traditional Celtic art. most part, simple. But his philo- He writes from meditation, from his ·ophy is so strange, so profound, his dreams, and there is an ecstasy of discrin1ination so fine, his language wonder and delight seeping out of his so scholarly and expressive, that he work. He has fine insight into the . mey well be ranked with the intel- land of symbolism, of mysticism, of n\'ie!). I found, upon expenment. . . trad'ti 1· f h that it wns well to rend :Mr. Yeats ~ect_unhsts o~ ~Ls day.' To me, Yeats I ona Ism, or e goes back into slowly, nnd aloud. )[ore pleasure is i ts. ~tke n reh~ous pamter who sees a the valleys of ancient Hibernia and . . . . . nswn and pamts much that will en- talks with the shadows of dead derl\'('l1 h-om hun. For tllustratton I r h Caolte, and c d Fi d of his rh\·thm t~k~ the following-: _ ~\·en t e weary hours of a man's onan, an ~n, an · 'hf~. but much that few men will ever l Bran, and Sgeolan and Lomarr. He whom ;:; \be nble to fanthom. He is simple goes galloping off into the far coonTh~t·t' wns :1 man -.; orrow because he is ,;,;d; he has a certain tries of nowhere with ancient kings naml.'d his frie-nd. ~ j degree of confidence in his writings and heroes and fills his songs with an And he. of his high c.._,mrade .._orrow 1w h"IC h renve · · and touch the armosphe re o f \.nzar · d y, mys t ery an d memortes dri':lming. slt.' w steps along the heart. 'Xote the simplicity. the ap- magic. He belongs, not to our time \Vn.lkint: with • peal and the mu.sic in the following: or land. but to that land which only gl~aming the aneient Irish heart has e\·er bad And h\~mming s-ands. where windy. Autumn is o,·er the long lea,-es that access: a time c..f paganism and a su~s w~nd: Io,·e us. place of rendezvous near the banks .\nd h~ t•nll~d loudly to the stars ro .\nd o,·er tht> mice in the barley of the rh-er Lethe where men may ~nd shesn~s: dream and see the passions of man1-"'l"'Qm thi"ir pai~ thr-on~s nud romfort Yellow the leaves of the rowan aboYe kind without actually e.."Cperiencing him, but th~r us. the base and sad reality of life_

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Bergin Debaton Defeat Dayton U. (C ntinu• ror tlr t p ) respect th~)· c nt tare t fact ·nh a drlicatc pr<>bl~m. For by •lltlri.:· in~r the jurr th~r endan rN th~

g!)t-ld~will of the :\Uttic-n~e nod b)~ ll't'· roundnj::' tht• ju1i~t·~ tht•)' w~n.· Hnbtl• to t"fHltprtmti;o:t.• tht• dt.'e'i!'lton of \(r Yt>a..,9'"('r Thts tppnrt•nt ditheultv w:p. subtly ;-;idt:'-tra.,:kt""l l1r hmll n•tz: th«.> dt.~halt.• on lht.' intt•rprt•tntwn or t'te q·~t'!:'tion. Tht• nt'gntivc mamtn 1 n d that th-.• qut.• liOn invoht.--d lht• to tl alclitlon of jury trial and not nwr~l)' .l partial nh li'inn 3 ~ '"'"" tht.• t'nt:ten· t·on of thr Allirmntin•, !\lm.:h quib·

hling on thi~ point en~ut.•tl. Judgt• Ycag"t.'r. n rendt•nng hig ch.•1.;i~ion. P't. pbine(l away tht' ditlkulty hy point ing out thut thl.' JUry wus nln•rui•• pnrtLdly t:'liminn.tt.•d throuJ[hout t:w co"Jntly, and that c.·on~l·qut.·ntly totnl f'hclit'on \vas lht• jgsut• in qucsti~·n. He criticized lht• ddwtt•r~. rcmn•·l..:t•,l the {'lo~<'nc~s of the t.•ontt.·st, and ::pecitically ~tutt•d lhut, wen• it not for the misunder~tanding rt'~arJinf,!' the i~HUCs ht:' would hnv<' hud con...,i j .. erably more difllculty dt•cidins.r the ,·ictors. Dayton Univer~ity wn~ tcprescnted by Joseph Park and Geurg" Iwashitia who although I•,ilipir.·J~· pcssessed remarkable fluency uf speech with u sonorous SoutherP twang to their pronouncintion, and l would say that "David Copper· also by Carl Deger probably their field," by Charles Dickens, is one of I most effective debater. The Viat_or the finest books that I have ever team consisted of Ghur les Murph:/ read. In this very detailed record of and Bernard Mulvaney, two new men. his life the novelist pieces together who despite their hurried deliverie:-t a long series of highly interesting displayed promiRing forensic talent, events in such a way as to make t he :::mel .John Staffol'd, who evi nced his finished vo lum e, once opened, an ir- customa1·y skill at analysis and in resistible work. In reading it, we geniouR refutation. The allendancr live the days that Dickens spent with wa~ encouraging. A surprising nurnhis childhood playmates, his mother ber of the intellectual elite from Roy r nd Peggoty. We see Emily, Doris, Hall tran~acted the arduou~ journel' Agnes with the same e;ves and in the across the campus to attend the eonsame 1' ght in which Dickens viewed dt uctive speeche~ . But through souw them. Greater than this, however, is oversight, they failed to reappear the willingness with which we as- for the spice of the debate. Wednc~ sume the sonowful burdens that the for the spice of the debalc.

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tea".. tiful verse. For tt IS only a man j The Viator Indees, brave youths, Pf educntion who can enjoy poetry entered the Amateur Tournament at which i s not always immediately Drad ley and were knocked off in th e compre hens ible. Mr. Yeats will not first game 22-20. The free-lancing be popular outside his own country Jrish should have won but their for he demands intellectual exertio n strategy went amiss and the Baronfrom his readers. For me he is dif- H uot Club nosed them out in the ficult to understand, yet, and in no most thrilling co ntest of the tourney. boasting manner, I must confess that 1 ~erived gt:eat pleasure f~om him . A great deal of arguing has been His sty le rejects every artifice and going on about the Campus as the ret~rns to. .t~e natural chant from Viator debating teams prepare for wh1ch pnmt~tv~ verse must. have their debates. Before the debaters' arisen, and tt IS a chant which ex- actions were understood severa l wellpresses vividly the passions of a peo- meaning students demanded mental pie. tests for the debaters to discover Now, man of croziers, s hadows called just why they insisted on talking to our names themselves. And then away, away, like whirling cuthor describes as his unfortunate flames; We may be a bit previous but to- lot in life.-Kenneth Clothi er '31 .' 1

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Although I cannot definitely name the best book that I have read, I cannot think of a better novel than Lew \Vallace's "Ben Hur." This book tanks w1th the best by vtrtue of tts pleasmg chotec of characters, 1t's mtricate and interesting plot, 1ts 'Ivtd descriptions and accurate portrayal of life.-C. J Dempsey '~I

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--It is very hard to determ·ne the uest book out of many equally good books which I have read. However, I think 41 Don Quixote" by Cervantes, is one of the truest and finest books ever written. Its interest is due to its simplicity of plot, for there are no sub-plots to entangle or bewilder the reader. The "Count of :'Ylonte Cristo," is perhaps, the most interesting that I have ever read. A great novel must appeal to your intellect, stir your imagination, and s:1tisfy your aesthetic sense. You find these three qualities in the above mentioned novels, and it seems very hard to make a selection from t':!em, but I believe I would give the small margin of choice to "Don Quixote."-H. Paul :\!ills '30. '·Soup" Campbell made another of }-'s frequent ,;s:.ts to the campus and '':orked out on the hardwood against the Academy cagers . :\Ir. Campbell shows a tendency towards corpulency. '\\'e recommend a few more workouts. The Rev. J. \·. Rheams, c. s. v., f ermer president of St. Yiator Col· h::ge, was in Bourbonnais for a few days last week. Fred P. Dundon, our famous "Gus," was down to see his friends at the College the other cia;-.

F, C. F. Enjoys Annual Banquet in Kankakee (Cont'd from 1st page) by Salg and Dempsey was immediately recognized by all the members. The trio sa ng "Moonlight and Roses" in a very pleasing manner. Brother O'Loughlin and Brother Hutton very c:learly explained the aims of the club, and pointed out the success which Dc.ll,"

it has enjoyed. The by Warner Salg, was welJ Father Phillips gave a s: ort talk on the aims of St. Viator Academy, after which the Loyalty Song was sung, and the fc.urth annual banquet of the F. C. F. was over, too soon for all present. - - - - -r~ndered.

Before the Tabernacle De~r Jesus how I long for Thee Hide not Thy Loving Face from me. Life's wily snares encompass me; 0 Haswn, Lord, I've need of Thee.

::'fly soul awaits in torment deep, For Thy Kind Hand to guard and keep. T'is plunged in sighs, t'is bathed in tears; 0 Savior, come! Dispel my fears. I cannot long withstand the fray E'en though 1 cry and wareb and pray_ )ly weakness, yea, t'is gTeat indeed: Be mindful, Lord, t'is help I need.

Thy promise, Lord, Thy promise keep. That Thou wilt bless all th•m that weep. In Thee I hoP", to Thee I fly; To bear this yoke, for grace I cry. X ow at the Wound of Thy lanc'd gide I knock, and enter, to abide Within the maMion of Thy Heart, Close to a Friend Who ne'er will part. -JC1Sepb L. Drolet


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St. Viator's brilliant cage team ha lked up a hard fought victory ver the powerful Millikin quintet on ur home floor at Bourbonnais by a core of 26 to 23. At the end .of the egulation period the teams were eadlocked at 21 all, and in the overime which ensued, Viator proved its upremacy by scori ng five points vhile Millikin had to be content with

A disastrous second half in which the Bradley team dropped in sh ots from all over the court knocked the McAllister hopefuls out of any claims they might have had to the Little Nineteen flag for this year. After holding the great Tech team on even terms for t he firs t stanza the Iri.sh defense cracked and the Techmen popped t he agate through the cords with st:fficient regu larity to warrant two. Viator started off fast and O'Malley another win. cored from under the basket on the The Irish opened the contest rather rst play and came back a little later ausp icious ly with Captain Delaney o duplicate this feat . Evard rang tossing in a neat ring er from the s ide p two baskets and Captain Delaney of the floor. Todd heaved another ne, to increase Viator's lead. Mi lli- through the net and Clothier dashed in was slow in getting started and in, took a pass from O'Malley to t half time the Irish had a lead of score again. However, the Indians 1 to 6. soo n settled down to work and t h e The second half started out as first half ended with the count knothough it would be a repetition of ted at thirteen all. he first half. Viator ha d increased Evard opened the second half with its lead from s ix to ten points when a neat ringer b•lt Becker, the star th ings began to happen for Millikin. Bradley guard, put the Indians ahead Charley" Smith, Millikin's small but with two long tosses. McQueen lever fonvard started his tearn on a picked up a loose ball and the Tech coring spree. It looked as if Viator score went up two more points. wou ld be able to protect its lead but O'Malley snap ped in a pair of buckets O'Malley committed his fourth foul but Duke counted with a trio of sue ~ and was taken out of the game. The cessful tosses. Bill Todd made < loss of their giant pivot man was a beautiful follow shot cou nt. Evard evere blow to the Irish and in the came through with another hook sh ot nine minutes that r ema ined Millikin but Galitz and Mason put the sp here fought its way into a tie, wi.th this through the hoop three times a nd arne "Charley" Smith scoring the with these shots went the hopes of the I ri.sh. basket that tied the score. The honors of the evening go to Viator came back with a bang in the overtime period and soon had the the scrappin g red-head Bill Todd game on ice. Clothier eluded his and "Hooks" O'Malley. Todd playing guard and tossed in a pretty bucket. under the handicap of hav ing to fill Romary nlt';de good on a free throw the shoes of one of the best forwards and Delaney came through with a in the loop, Romary, put up a great bucket to put the game in t he bag. game and counted s ix of the points Smith scored a basket for Millikin garnered by the Saints. O'Malley but the game was already gone. The proved his claim "for the center post on the honorary quint by scoring final score was 26 to 23 . Red O'Malley played one of the nine poin ts and in addition playing a best games of his career unti l he was great defensive game. The Irish forced out on fouls. Ken Clothier guards were no_t up to their usual played a great defensive game and stride and this had much to do with the results. The T ech men followed came through w ith a bucket to send t h e ball like hungry wolves, four of the team into the lead in the overtheir buckets coming after they had time. Evard, playing his us ual flashy retrieved loose balls. game led the team in scoring with Mason, Duke and Becker opened three baskets and three free throws for a total of nine points . Captain the honors for the victors. The second half shooting of Becker and Duke Delaney, besides playing a great defensive game vied with Evard for finished the Saints while Mason was t he honors of the eveni ng in scoring. all over the floor during t he whole of Mike" scored three pretty buckets the game. for a total of six points. Charley Summary: S mith, diminutive forward for the Big Blue p layed a great game both on the offense and the defense. His almost uncanny ability to score seemingly impossible shots kept Millikin in the running. Merklebach, t he visitor's center, also turned in a nic:e performance. Summary: ST. VIATOR Evard, f. Romary, f. . Todd, f. J O'Malley, c. P O'Malley, c. Clothi er, g. Delaney, g. Totals ~!!LLIKIN

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Smarting under the defeat wh ich De Paul handed them a week ago in an overtime game, the St. Viator men came back and decisively defeated t he Blue Demons in the sec· ond engagement between the two teams. The final score was 20 to 12. The game was close all the way with the Blue Demons matching the Iris h point for point until the final few minutes when the fast pace set by the Viatorians began to slow up the De Paul cagers and the · Irish forged ahead into a safe lead. At the rest period Viator led 7 to 6. Tommy Cunningham sent De Paul into t he lead after the interm ission by dropping in a free throw on Clothi er's fou l and then dribbling in for an under the basket s hot . Delaney's penalty toss and O'Malley's field goal put St. Viator back into a 10 to 9 lead. Evard and O'Malley added two more points on free throws, but Powers came back with a push-in basket on Schmidt's try from back of the foul line. Captain Dela ney made two f ree throws on Reilly's foul and increased his team's margin with a fi eld goal from under the hoop. Reilly dropped in a charity toss for De Paul but O'Malley took a pass fro m Cloth ier for another ringer. Evard dup l icated the feat a moment later. O'Malley led the Jrish in scoring with ten points whi le Evard and Delaney each counted fi ve points. Bill Todd, playing in place of the injured Romary, played a great floor game for the Irish. Cunn ingham and Powers led the De Paul quintet in scoring. ST. VIATOR FG FT TP Evard, f. .... 2 1 5 Todd, f. ............................. 0 0 0 J. O'Malley, c. ............................. 3 3 9 Clothier, g . ................................. 0 0 0 Delaney, g . . ................. 1 4 6 --Total ...... S 8 20 DE PAUL FG FT TP 2 6 Cunnin gha m, f. ................. · ... 2 1 1 Reilly, f . .. ............... 0 1 5 Powers, c. .. ............ , .................. 2 0 0 Rondinella, g. .. ................ 0 Schmid t, g. .. ....... 0 0 0

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