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VOLUME 8 NUMBER 29
VARSITY TEAM WINS
Penn State Track Team Scores
Victory Over Seven Other Col
leges. Lamb Breaks Record in
Hammer Throw. Trophy Brought
Penn State easily won the fifth
annual track and field meet of the
Pennsylvania Inter-collegiate Athle
tic Association, held under the
auspices of the Harrisburg Athletic
Committee, at Harrisburg last Sat
urday. The eight colleges compet
ing scored as follows: Penn State,
521-2; Carlisle, 29; Swarthmore,
*22; Gettysburg, 12; Washington and
Jefferson, 101-2; Lafayette, 10;
Pittsburgh; 10; Dickinson,B. By
virtue of the victory, Penn State
was presented with a handsome
Of the sixteen State men, includ
ing Captain Watts, who took the
trip to Harrisburg, fifteen qualified
for the finals. Piner qualified, but
sickness prevented him from taking
any places. Lamb threw the 16
pound hammer 145 feet, 4 1-2 inch
' es, thus breaking the old record of
127 feet, held by Zieg, Pitt, by 18
feet, 4 1-2' inches. One of the
prettiest events of the meet was the
winning of the half-mile race by
Leyden over Captain Welsh of
In the following summary of
events the abbreviations used are;
Carlisle, C; Dickinson, D; Gettys
burg, G; Lafayette, L; Swarthmore,
S; Washington and Jefferson, W J;
Universiry'df'Ptttsburgh," U ‘rypenn
State, P. S.
100 yard dash—Won by Leathers, G;
second, Garton, D; third, Davis, U P;
fourth, Halsey, S. Time, 10 3-5 sec.
220 yard dash—Won by Leathers, G;
second, Garton, D; third. Halsey, S;
fourth Rosenthal, U P. Time, 22 4-5
440 yard dash—Won by Melick, S;
second, Lutz, S; third, Squirrel, C;
fourth, Landis, L. Time, 52 1-5 sec.
Half mile run—Won by Leyden, P S;
second, Welch, C; third, Marshall, U P;
fourth. Brush, W. J.
One mile run—Won by Lum, PS; sec
ond, Watts, P S; third, Ellis, L; fourth,
McKelvey, W. J. Time, 4 min 37 3-5
Two mile run—Won by Keyser.PS;
second, Watts, P S; third, Savery, P S;
fourth, Blackdeer, C. Time, 10 min,
120 yard hurdles—Won by Crumwine,
W. J.; second, Pier, P S; third, Goes
beck, C; fourth, Wheelock, C. Time
16 4-5 sec.
220 yard hurdles—Won by Goesbeck,
C; second,Crumwine, W. J; third, Pier,
PS; fourth Wheelock, C. Time 27 1-5
Pole vault—Tie between Maybee and
Hoskins, E S; third, Coons, C; fourth,
tie between Lindley, W. J, and Hayes,
PS. Height, 11 feet.
High jump—Won by Elliott, P S;
second. Brown, S; third, Powell, C;
fourth, Goesbeck, C. Height 5 feet
Broad jump—Won by Gillan, S; sec
ond, Brown S; third. Squirrel, S;
fourth, Goesbeck, S. Distance 21 feet
2 1-2 inches.
16 pound hammer throw—Won by
Lamb, P S; second, Burd, Cj third,
Woodward, L; fourth, Fulton, D.
Distance, 145 feet? 1-2 inches.
Shot put—Won by Galvin, U P; sec
ond, Lamb, S; third Powell, S; Fulton,
D. Distance 39 feet 1 inch.
Discus throw—Won by Benson, L;
Becond. Lamb, P S; third, Beck, G;
fourth, Burd, C. Distance, 109 feet
Parmi Nous Elections.
The, -following men have been
elected to membership in the Parmi
Nous Society:—Skinner, Whitney,
Clarke, 1913; Shupe, Craig, Miller,
Leyden, Bebout Lindsay. Hittner,
and N. Fleming, 1914.
FRIDAY, MAY 24
At Carlisle Varsity Tennis. Penn
- State vs. Dickinson.
7:00 p. m. Room 109 A. Engi
neering Building. N. E.
Manual Training H. S. Club.
Election of Officers.
SATURDAY, MAY 25
1:30 p. m. Old Beaver Field.
Class Baseball. 1914 vs. 1915,
1:30 p. m. New Beaver Field.
Class Soccer. 1913 vs. 1914.
1:30 p. m. New Beaver Field.
Varsity Track Meet. Dickin-
son vs. Penn State.
3:30 p. m. New Beaver Field.
Varsity Baseball. Penn State
vs. Franklin and Marshall.
At Gettysburg. Varsity Tennis.
Penn State vs. Gettysburg.
SUNDAY, MAY 26
10:00 a. m. Old Chapel. Bible
11:00 a. m. Auditorium. Chapel
Service. Professor Pattee will
6:30 p. m. Auditorium Y. M. C.
TUESDAY, MAY 28
6:30 p. m. Old Chapel. Y. M. C.
A. Prayer Meeting.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29
4:15 p. m Old Beaver Field.
Class Baseball. 1913-1915.
The freshmau baseball team was
defeated Wednesday afternoon by
the sophomores in the best played
game of the season.
Nagle held the freshmen safe
throughout the game allowing but
-few and-seatvered - hits. * Kiause ! 15
played a good game at second.
R H E
1914 4 8 4
Batteries Nagle-Quirk, T 4; Cope-
Bailey, Lord, T 5.
The juniors lost their fourth
straight game Saturday, to the
freshmen by the score of 5 to 6.
The upperclass-men put up a
good game and it was only because
of their catcher’s dropping Trox
el’s perfect throw from right field
that the game did not go to extra
R H E
Batteries Hartswick-Lord, T 5;
Adams —Coon 'l3.
Standing of Baseball Teams.
Won Lost Pet.
1915 4 1 .800
1914 3 . 2 .600
1913 0 4 .000
In Mass Meeting.
Yesterday morning the upper
classmen voted down the motion
providing for the abolishing of in
The question of whether or not a
hospital be built on the campus and
supported by the students will be
decided at mass meeting next
Wednesday May 8 Company L
of the Cadet Regiment held a suc
cessful mess and smoker at the Nit
tany Inn. Captain Fry, Colonel St.
Clair and Lieutenant Solleder spoke.
’ This was the first company ban
quet ever held here, but at Cornell
and Wisconsin company banquets
are annual affairs.
There will be a meeting of the
Pittsburgh Club at 7 o’clock to
night. Elections will be held..
STATE COLLEGE, PA., MAY 23,
WEST POINT DEFEATED
Penn State Wins Final Game on
Trip—Wardwell in Good Form.
Holy Cross Wins on Friday in
Penn State, with Wardwell pitch
ing, broke West Point’: string of
victories on Saturday ..t West Point,
by the score of 5 to 2. Wardwell
pitched a strong game, allowing but
two hits and no runs up to the
ninth inning, when an er.-or and twb
hits gave the Cadets thei- only runs.
Penn State hit harder and fielded
better than the Cadets. Craig
scored in the first inning after two
were out on his two bagger and
Eberlein’s single. In the fourth
Carson, Blythe, McKibben and
Vogt singled in succession, three
runs resulting. Ullon’s error gave
Crawford a life in the n,nth and he
scored on successive hits by Craig
and Eberlein. Prichard batting for
Milliken went to first-on Vogt’s
error in the ninth. Hyatt singled to
Blythe, and Whiteside scored them
with a three base hit to center
On Friday Holy Cross defeated
Penn State at Worcester Mass., in
a fast and interesting game. Whit
ney’s wildness proved his undoing
in the seventh, when Holy Cross
scored three runs due to a base on
balls, followed by two singles, an
other pair of passes and the third
single of the inning. Although
Penn State outhit Holy Cross, they
could not bunch their hits 'effective
ly- -as is -shown - by l" that’
eleven of the Blue and White were
left on bases. Vogt’s two-base hit
and two infield outs produced the
only Penn State tally in the ninth.
The scores :
Friday, May 17, at Worcester,
R H E
Penn State 000000001 1 8 1
Holy Gross 000000 3Ox 3 6 1
Batteries -Whitney, Wardwell and
Vogt; R. Murray and Gans. Two base
hits—R. H. Craig, Vogt. Stolen
bases—Holy Cross 4. Bases on balls—
Off Murray 4, Whitney G, Wardwell 1.
Struck out —By Murray 6, Whitney 3,
Wardwell 1. Double plays—Whitney to
Carson, Vogt to Craig to Carson.
Wild pitch—Whitney. Time—l:so.
Saturday, May 18, at West Point.
Penn State R H O A E
Crawford, rf 1 0 2 0 0
Bien, ss 0 14 10
Craig, cf 1 3 2 0 0
Eberlein, lb 0 19 10
Carson, 3b 110 11
Blythe, 2b 1 2 0 6 1
McKibben, If 112 0 0
Vogt c 0 18 0 1
Wardwell, p 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 5 10 27 10 3
West Point R II O A E
Whiteside, 3b 0 13 3 0
Merillat, rf 0 10 10
Harrison, If 0 0 0 0 0
Cook, lb 0 19 0 0
Lyman, c 0 0 8 1 0
Sadtler, 2b 0 0 3 4 0
Ullon, cf 0 0 10 1
Milliken, ss 0 0 3 4 1
Hyatt, p * 110 5 2
•Prichard 1 0 0 0 0
•Batted for Milliken in the ninth.
Two base hits Craig, Blythe. Three
base hit—Whiteside. Stolen bases—
Craig, Whiteside, Harrison, Cook.
Bases on balls—Off Wardwell 4; off
Hyatt 1. Struck out- By Wardwell 8;
by Hyatt 6. Hit by pitched ball—Vogt.
Double play—Milliken, unassisted.
The junior soccer team defeated
the sophomores last Wednesday
afternoon by the score of 2 to 0.
It was the best played game, so
far, this season and the veterans on
the junior team had to exert them
selves to keep their opponents from
scoring on several occasions. Val
entour and Stewart played well for
the juniors while Warr and Lindsay
excelled for the sophomores.
W. E. McMurray ’ll, who left
college at the end of his sophomore
year for lowa State where he gradu
ated last June, is with the National
Cash Register Co., Dayton, Ohio.
W. G. Childs 'O9 is “doing the
hundred yards” every day around
Columbus, Ohio, looking for busi
ness for the Univeisal Portland
P.B. Posthlewaite ’OB is managing
the electrical business just as well
as he did the Penn Stale football
team; Wagner Electric Co., Cincin
R, E. Bittenger ex-’l2 is with the
the American Blower Co., Detroit,
Mich., and H. E. White, ex-’l2 is
with the Detroit Co., W. Heibel ’ll
is also in Detroit with the American
W. Wray 'O7 and “Jack” Ray TO
are with the Allis-Chalmers Co.,
S. Y. Patterson 'O7 is with the
Universal Portland Cement Co.,
“Bobby” Kilgore ex-’99 is man
ager of sales for the Jones & Laugh
lin Steel Co., Cleveland, Ohio.
The freshmen soccer team con
tinued its winning streak by defeat
ing on Saturday afternoon, the
sophomores by the score 1 to 0.
The only goal of the game was
kicked by Volmer who played his
usual good game. Gallager and
Binder put up a good game for the
* Standing of file Soccer Teams, r
Won Lost Pet.
1915 3 0 1.000
1913 1 1 .500
1914 0 3 .000
Mr. Dye Honored.
Mr. W. S. Dye, Jr. has received
a fellowship from the University of
Pennsylvania. The fellowship is
based on unusual distinction as a
scholar, and entitles Mr. Dye to one
year of research and study at the
Four of Faculty Honored.
Doctors Frear and Armsby, Dean
Jackson and Professor Van Norman
have been selected for the list of
International Who’s Who in Sci
ence, recently published by Mac-
Millan & Company, Ltd., of Lon
Dr. Sparks Will Return.
The latest news from President
Sparks is that he will sail on the
“Kronprinzessin Cecile” (North
German Lloyd) on the 29th of this
month from Chesbourg via Paris,
due in New York the sth of June.
The Last Chapel.
By special provision, Professor
Pattee will address the seniors at
the last Sunday chapel exercise on
May 26. As is the custom the last
exercise will be attended by every
2 4 27 18 4
The following men have been
chosen for officers of the class of
1913 for next year: President, D.W.
Very; Vice President, A. A. Has
sen; Secretary, H. A. Lum; Treas
urer, H. R. Kraybill.
According to custom a ceremony
will be held at the late President
Atherton’s grave near the Audi
torium at the morning chapel hour,
Decoration Day, May 30th, 1912
the ceremony to be conducted by a
committee of the sophomore class.
All college work for the day will
close at 12.20 p. m.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
DR. ARTHUR HOLMES
Prominent Psychologist of the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania to Be
come Dean of Faculty Here.
Among the many speakers who
hate addressed the students this
winter, few have made a better im
pression than Dr. Arthur Holmes,
of the University of Pennsylvania,
who spoke in the Free Lecture
Course on "Some Factors in Mental
Retardation,” and again Sunday
morning and evening. He also
spoke briefly at several fraternity
Dr. Holmes was born in Cin
cinnati, Ohio, in 1872; was gradu
ated from Hiram College, the Alma
Mater of Garfield, in 1899; entered
the ministry of the Deciples
Church, but soon after left to en
gage in social service work.
He completed his graduate work
in the University of Pennsylvania
and in 1908 was given the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy.
Dr. Holmes will occupy the
Dean’s residence on the East Cam
pus and will relieve President
Sparks of certain details of admin
istration. He will deliver the Bac
calaureate address to the graduat
ing class but will not assume his
duties until next September, when
he will bring Mrs. Holmes and their
son to the college.
The Student Council Selections.
The fifteen men from the class
of' IVTo chosen Tor the 1 Student
Council are: —D. W. Very, President
1913; A. F. Brown; H. E. Shore; C|
E. Swab; P. S. Fryberger; A. D.
Reber; W. C. Brownlee; N. S.
Grubbs; B. A. Jarrett; R. E. Atkin
son; C. F. Kaercher; B. R. Hender
son; G. R. Page; R. G. Erwin and J.
Committee to Visit State College.
On Saturday, May 25th, a com
mittee of Division Operators of the
Pennsylvania Railroad, accompanied
by Mr. J. C. Johnson, Superintend
ent of Telegraph, will visit State
College. It is the purpose of this
committee to inspect the recently
installed wireless tower and station
with a view for further cooperation
in this line of experimental work.
An All Star Cast.
The College Boy’s Wedding
Company is now rehearing for the
matinee on Commencement Day.
It will be an all star cast and with
some of the old favorites and some
of the new ones. The proceeds of
this Commencement play go to the
Summer Conference Loan Fund.
Beginning with Friday morning,
May 31st, 1912, the regular daily
chapel exercise will be discontinued
for the present academic year,
A Change in Name.
The name of the local fraternity
known as the “Ecclesia” has been
changed to the Sigma Phi Delta.
A Holiday And—?
The military inspection will be
held on Friday, May 24. All col
lge work will be suspended for the
Dr. Ostwald Schreiner of the
Soils Department, Washington D.
C., lectured to' the students in
Chemistry and Agricultural Chem
istry on “Organic Constituants of
Soils” at meetings on Tuesday and
Wednesday of this week.