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VOLUME 9 NUMBER 27
A SUCCESSFUL TRIP
Blue and White Wins Three Out of
Four Contests on Eastern Trip
Loses to Princeton
The Blue and White baseball
team showed its true strength on
the Eastern trip during the past
week by winning three of the four
games played. Victories were reg
istered against Seton Hall, Lehigh
and West Point, The latter two
were especially worthy of note and
pleasing to Penn State followers.
' ceton alone won from the Blue
~ d White, due in a large measure
to poor support given Liebert.
Coach Mannning is well pleased
with the showing his team made
and said, "The boys couldn't be
stopped in those last three games."
In the second inning of the game
against Seton Hall McKibben was
put at short while Henderson went
to left field and Vogt behind the
bat. McKibben played a star
game at short during the rest of the
trip. He, however, did not shine
alone in the field. Keller played a
brilliant game at third and Hittner
featured the West Point game by
his defensive efforts. Miller saved
the game at Lehigh by a marvelous
running catch In the ninth inning.
With Tapking on first Keady hit a
terrific drive over Shorty's head.
Running back the midget center
fielder leaped in the air, intercepted
the ball in its home run flight, and
clung to it.
-ibert ~ .s.terted---in • the- Princeton
game and had the Tigers at his
mercy until the fifth inning when
his support crumbled and when the
ascension was over Princeton had
eight runs to her credit. Infield
errors were largely responsible for
the defeat Hasselbocher replaced
Liebert at the beginning of the
sixth inning and kept Princeton
from further scoring. Penn State
scored first in the third—Mason
was hit by a pitched ball and scor
ed on Crawford's triple. Miller's
triple and Keller's single were
responsible for the other tallies,
Wardwell pitched a strong game
against Seton Hall. Errors helped
the visitors to score in the second
inning but hits by Crawford, Hen
derson, Hittner and McKibben
scored three runs for Penn State in
the fourth. Seton Hall, however,
tied the score immediately with a
base on balls and two hits. The
Blue and White won in the seventh
when after a base on balls and an
error had filled the bases, Craw
ford hit for two bases. Crawford
and Henderson featured this game
by their hitting while Wardwell
fielded his position in fine style.
The Lehigh game proved to be a
pitcher's battle in which Liebert
had the best end of the argument
with Keady. Miller walked and
stole in the third inning and scored
on Henderson's timely wallop. An
error put Keller on base in the next
inning. Vogt sacrificed and the
third sacker scored when Liebert
reached first on an error. The Blue
and White infield featured the
game with their defensive work,
that of Keller and McKibben being
especially deathly to Lehigh's scor
ing opportunities. Miller has been
The Army game turned into a
complete rout when the Blue and
White with the score four to noth
ing in their favor, mixed hits, bases
on balls, errors, and stolen bases
for a total of eight runs in the fifth
inning. It was the Army's second
defeat of the 'season and broke i
string of eight successive victories.
It was also Neyland's first defeat.
Wardwell held the West Pointers to
one hit in eight innings. He eased
up momentarily in the ninth and
three hits in a row produced the
only runs for the locals. Every
mall on the Blue and White secured
a hit excepting McKibben, while
Miller, Crawford and Keller had
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30
7:00 p. m. Room K, Library
Socialism Study Society.
FRIDAY, MAY 2
1:30 p. m. New Beaver Field
Interscholastic Track Meet.
7:00 p. m. Engineering Building.
Meeting of Stamp Club.
7:30 p. m. ' 226 Main Building.
Regular Meeting of Cosmo
4:00 and 8:00 p. m. Auditorium.
Conference of High School
SATURDAY, MAY 3
1:30 p. m. Old Beaver Field.
2.30 p. m. New Beaver Field.
Baseball. Albright vs. Penn
7:00 p. in. Old Chapel. Dr.
Holmes speaks at Deutscher
8:00 p. m. Armory. Military
SUNDAY, MAY 4
10:00 a. m. Old Chapel. Fresh-
11:00 a. m. Auditorium. Sunday
Chapel. Rev. R. R. Reed,
6:30 p. in. Auditorium. Y. M.
C. A. Meeting. "Conflict Be
tween Mohammedanism and
Christianity," by Rev. C. W.
8:00 p. m. Auditorium. Sunday
Concert by Cadet Band.
TUESDAY, MAY 6
6:30 p. in. Old Chapel. Y. M.
C. A. Prayer Meeting.
THE PENN RELAYS
That Penn State did not place
better than fourth last Saturday at
the Penn Relays was due more to
hard luck than to any other ele
In the one mile relay the
men rat well. Especially was this
true of the last two runners, Leyden
and Piner, who largely made up be
tween them fifty of the fiftyfive
yards lost in the early part of the
The four mile team showed up
creditably considering it was their
initial appearanse and were running
against the fastest combinations
for that distance in the country.
Hammitt, in the high hurdles, prov
ed that his reputation is well found
ed by winning his preliminary heat
and running the semi-final in 15 3-4
On Saturday, May third, in the
Old Chapel, 7 p. m. Dr. Holmes
will talk in the regular meeting of
the Deutscher Verein on the subject
of German Philosophy and the
Influence of Different German Phil
osophers. The lecture will be ser
ious and instructive but those of us
who know Dr. Holmes are sure that
it is not going to be at all dry.
Some singing and possibly some
other music will be minor features
of the social meeting which will be
followed about 8:30 by a short
business meeting. Everyone is
STATE COLLEGE, PA., APRIL 30, 1913
NEW FLAG I SCRAP
Old Flag Scrap Revised and Modi
fied, so that New Scrap Results.
The Contest Will Take Place on
Old Beaver on Saturday.
The committee appointed by
the President of the Student Coun
cil, as provided for in tae last mass
meeting, has formulated a new flag
scrap, which will go into effect this
next Saturday. Th, rules and
regulations governing the scrap are
Section 1. The purpose of the
flag scrap is to determine whether
or not the Freshmen are to have a
class flag throughout their college
Section 2. This scrap shall be
held Saturday afternoon, May 3 at
1:30 p. m. on Old Beaver field.
Section 3. All the 'preliminary
preparations as enumerated in this
section shall be made before the
scheduled time of the scrap.
a. The Freshmen shall furnish a
wooden pole, not to exceed 22 ft. in
length, smooth and free from forks.
Grease,varnish, shellac or any other
preparation shall not be put on the
pole to make it difficult to climb.
b. A hole at least ,four feet in
depth shall be prepared t by the
freshmen at a spot dtignated by
the judges in any_ anner the
.Frcshrr.cc -may cc P s :Jar, as
there is no possibility of unneces
sarily endangering the safety of the
c. The flag furnished by the
Freshmen, bearing the numerals of
their class and of such design as
they may choose, shall be fastened
to the top end of the pole by its
short edge only.
d. The field shall be laid off by
Freshmen under the supervision of
one of the judges in the following
manner:—One hundred yards from
the pole there shall be lined off a
line one hundred ft. long tangent
at its center point to a circle whose
center is the pole hole and whose
radius is 100 yds. All Sophomore
contestants must be on the op
posite side of this line from the
pole hole when the starting signal is
given. Between this line and the
pole there shall be another line but
Of indefinite length, parallel to the
first line and 5 yds. out from the
pole hole. The Freshmen con
testants with the cxception of 20
picked men, whose purpose shall
be to plant the pole after the start
ing signal is given, must be some
where between these two lines.
Section 4. The scrap shall begin
on a signal given by the judges and
shall continue for 15 minutes at the
end of which time the judges will
give another signal, terminating the
Section 5. At the instant the
starting signal is given, the pole
must be lying on the ground near
th e hole, but the 20: picked men
may arrange themselves in any ad
vantageous position they may see fit,
In raising and planting the pole
after the starting signal is given, no
implements or instruments other
than the hands and feet many be
Section 6. In order to win this
scrap and the privilege of having
a class flag the Freshmen must
plant their pole, flag attached, ac
cording to the rules laid down in
the previous sections and must re
tain their flag intact on the planted
pole throughom the entke scrap.
Section 7. The Sophomores. in
making their attack on the Fresh
men, shall use no mechanical means,
neither shall the freshmen in pro
tecting their flag use any mechan
ical means. However the Sopho
mores, if they wish to, may throw
soot and flour but nothing else.
Section 8. All contestants shall
wear tennis shoes; those wearing
other kinds shall be debarred from
the scrap either by the "cops" or
Section 9. The junges shall con
sist of the Senior and Junior class
presidents and one other, (a mem
ber of the faculty or an alumnus)
chosen by them. Aside from
supervising the laying out of the
field and officiating at the scrap,
the judges shall have the power of
interpreting these rules and of mak
ing temporary rules to cover un
fors een conditions.
Section 10. Each of the two
upperclass presidents shall select
ten members of his class to act as
„cops", whose duty shall be to en
force fair play among the contest
ants and to keep the onlookers
back a proper distance.
Committee: J. H. Shollenberger,
Chairman; Philip Fryberger, N. S.
Grubbs, Miles Horst, E. S. Ross. ,
Of the three Armory courts the
one nearest the Armory has been
gssignecl-4-2---tbe..-pse _of Te.w235...
Association and the other two for
student practice and tournament
with preference to the latter.
Of the four courts back of the
Mining building the two nearest the
road belong to the University Club
and the other two have been assign
ed to student use.
The court back of the Ladies
Cottage nearest the road known as
the Jackson court, Dean Jackson
has agreed to share with the ladies
from the cottage, others must keep
off. The rule for the use of courts
is that players are entitled to the
use of a court for only one set in a
forenoon or afternoon if others are
The prospects for a good college
team are very bright this spring.
There is much interest shown in the
tournaments and entries are more
numerous than they have ever been
before. Interest is strengthened
probably because of the fact that
medals given by the Gilliland Drug
Store will be presented to the win
ners of the two tournaments—the
college open singles and doubles.
Entries for the college doubles
can be made now with the mana
ger, his assistants or Director
Lewis. A man, who plays very
ordinary tennis should enter and get
the tournament practice.
The girls at the Ladies' Cottage
have organized and will have two
tournaments this spring—college
singles and doubles. Dean Jackson
and Miss Lovejoy will give trophies
to the winners of these tourna
ments, but in order to retain these
trophies the contestant must be the
winner of a tournament three times.
On Monday, May 4, a mass
meeting will be held at which
nominations will be received for
three assistant baseball and three
assistant track managers, also for
regular officers of the Athletic
Association. Election follows a
PRICE FIVE CElsil S
Entries Continue to Grow—Valu-
able Prizes and Scholarships to
be Awarded—Prospects for a
Successful Meet Look Good.
Among the most prominent high
schools thus far entered in Class A
are: Harrisburg, Altoona, Milton,
Williamsport, York, Chester, Get
tysburg, Sewickly, Wilkinsburg and
In Class B the leading ones to
date are Mercersburg, Kiskiminetas,
Indiana Normal, Bloomsburg Nor
mal, Lock Haven Normal and
Bellefonte Academy. Other en
tries are in but are not yet recorded
and more are expected.
The feature of the meet promises
to be the State Championship Re-
lay race. This race is open to
every high school in the state.
Gold, silver and bronze medals will
be awarded to the winners of first,
second and third places in the var
ious events while the school win
ning the highest number of points
will be presented with the J. G.
White trophy, a magnificent ster
ling silver cup measuring over two
feet in height. This cup is to be
held for one year by the winning
team and the team winning it in
three different years secures per
Two scholarships for the four
year courses at Penn State fur
nish prizes that should be hotly
The Principals' Conference is
held in conjunction with the Inter
scholastic Meet. This also shows a
steady growth over former years.
Sixty principals have signified their
intention to attend and this number
will doubtless be largely increased
within the next few days.
Glancing over the entries and
bearing in mind the performance of
many of these teams at Penn, Sat
urday, we feel justified in predict
ing that Friday will prove a fatal
day for our previous Interscholastic
The spectators were treated to
some very weird ball playing when
the senior and sophomore teams
met last Saturday afternoon.
Both pitchers were hit freely for
long drives, this, together with er
ratic fielding enablingboth teams to
score almost at will. The final
score was 17 to 11 in favor of the
The freshman won their first
interclass game last Thursday even
ing when they defeated the Juniors
on Old Beaver field by the score
6 to 3.
The game was one of the best of
the series thus far. The freshmen
team showed form that indicates
that they will give some one a hard
battle for the championship this
year. Josefson's timely two bag
ger for the Juniors and the fielding
of Bierer and Tevlin for the fresh
The annual military hop given
under the auspices of the officer's
club will take place next Saturday
evening May 3, in the Armory at
8 o'clock. All officers are urged to
attend this hop. Programs and
refreshments will be provided for.