Penn State collegian. (State College, Pa.) 1911-1940, May 30, 1940, Image 1
1:721=f1 To The Free Lance, Established 1887 VOL! 36—No 65 LARGEST SENIOR CLASS WILL GRADUATE JUNE 11 Pearce Promises 'Housing !ureau's full, Cooperation Proposed Rooming Plan Receives Dual Approval Of Warnock, Ritenour With the proposed plan for stu , dent housing inspection in the hands of Pi esident Ralph D Het -/el for -approval, Mrs Charles ' Peal cc, president of thel State College Student Hciusing, Place ment Bureau, announced yester -day that her group offers full co r,operation and agreement with a College approved list Mrs Pierce assured the Student Housing Board that the plan was -parallel to the requirements, of hei group, especially the advoca tien of housing cant acts and re quired health standards Warnock Approves Coincident with Mrs Pearce's announcement, A It Warnock, dean of men, and Dr Joseph P Ritenour, -director of the College Health 'Service; approved the move by the Senate committee on ' "student v,elfard, but warned stu dents..that .perfection in housing conditions will take time "Student housing inspection or regulation cannot be compulsory but voluntary, with inspection of private homes entirely up to .'housekeepers," Dean Warnock said ' • Dean ,Warnock,saie that the first - , step necessitates 'agreement by,the - householders to accept the inspection and the willingness of 'the .students —to cooperate College specifications" - ' Rules Supported supoort of warnOck's sug gestion, Dr Ritenour told students that only when they adhere to the lules of the proposed housing, `plan and educate, themselves in rooming and personal, hygiene will an adequate housing prograM be put into effect The student's ability to judge „fwhethei a loom is in a healthful condition, and his, awareness of housing standards, according to alitenoui, will simplify the ad nnistiabon's task `John M Beyerly '4l has been appointed chairman of the Student Housing `Board and will be in - charge of housing reorganization next fall, Adam A Smyser '4l; re tiring chairman, has announced Advice On Speech Offered 'Students :,-conversation,al Topics, `Practice Items Urged After condilettng .a of Pend' State students' conveisation ,fil difficulties, backgrounds,-likes and dislikes, Eugene T McDonald, graduate assistant' in speech, has plepated a, list of"tips" for those who feel that they are having trou ble to conversation Budd up a good background for conveisation ..Read what other students ale reading, listen to your tadio, - attend popular movies, etc 2 Practice talking about, items of Intdrest to college students with someone you know well. +2 . - - 13e a good listener. Remember that a conversation requires both speakers and listeners V - Don't Annoy Others iZ4:-Unless you want to annoy people; don't' ,/ a Act stubborn Stick up for your sights and ideas bfit don't be 'f'afraid to admit you're wrong b Misuse English m make errors ,in pronunciation ' , Act conceited H you "have something on the ball" stu ,",denti will find 'lt 'out. You won't need to' , tell them Talkd. louder than necessary 'e 'Lose, your temper. You might ; say things you don't mean if you , become angry "I Make dogmatic statements ,There is a possibilityi that you may be wrong '„ , - g `Use profanity: This - more ~ , annoying .to girls, but many , men say they don't like its , 1 11' Contradict the speaker unless can do It tactfully - ' 1 priori'. #1 , - 7 -- - 4, *) . 0 4r (trattgia , n • • • iess• • Full , Activities Schedule Ushers Out, College Year FEATURE IN THE NEW COLLEGIAN THE CAMPUS- CALENDAR AND NEWS BRIEFS WHICH HAVE APPEARED REGULARLY THIS MONTH WILL BE A DAILY FEATURE IN. THE NEW COLLEGIAN.' . Today: Student Government Memoi ial Day services, 8 45 a in Most Col: lege groups will follow Sunday schedule Monday: 4-H Club meeting, 405 Old Main, 7 30 p m Jan Sava!, Cathaum 'neat' e Tuesday: Grange, 405 Old Mani,'B p in PSCA meeting, 304 Old Main. 6'30 p m Louise Homer Club, 411 .01d Main, 7 p m International Relations Club, 418 Old Main, , 7 15 p m Friday, June 7: ' "What a Life." Schwab Audi torium, 8 30:p m Fraternity dances, 9 30 p m Senior women's breakfast in McAllister Hall at 830 a m Saturday, June 8: Alumni Golf Tournament, 8 30 a m Campus tour.—Buses leave from rear of Old Main, 9 to 12 noon Annual,meeting of Alumni Coun cil, 121, LA, 10 a m Election of , Alumni Trustees closes, 11 a m Alumni luncheon in Rea Hall, 12 30 p m Baseball.—University of Pitts- Mirgh, 2 30 p m Dean of Women Charlotte E Ray, assisted by members of her staff, hostesses of the dormitcuids, and the State CO'lleie Alurridad - Club will be at home to Alumnae in Frances Atherton Hall, 3 to 5 P IP. Class Reunion dinners, 6 p m Dinner for non-reunion classe%, Sandwich Shop, Old Main,, at 6 p m " "What a Life."—Schwab Audi torium, 7'30 p m Fraternity dances, 9 30 p m June 8, Alumnae Tea, Atherton Hall, from 3 to 5 p m Savitt's 'Top Hatters' - Play ; At Cathaum Monday - Jan Savitt and his "Top Hatteis" Oacbestia, dkreet n from engage ments at the Lincoln Hotel, New Yolk City, and the' Stanley Theater, Pittsburgh, come to the Cathaum Theater on Monday, All'lC 3 Five shows will be presented by the Senioi Ball band throughout the day in addition to the feature picture Them will be no t inci ease in paces i - - , Broadcasting nightly over the NBC network, Jan Savitt has de veloped in the "Top Hatters" a swing orchestra which has won the acclaim of radio fans from coast to coast. The success of Savitt:s interpre tation of swing music is due to the fact that through his brilliant musical airangements and instru mentationhe has taken the brassy harshness out of swing music and made it easy on the eats as well as danceable. Jan Savitt stepped into the Blue Room of the Lincoln Hotel as the successor to Artie Shaw. Un daunted Jan swung his band into the hearts and feet of the dancers, many of -whom came to see who dared to follow the popular Shaw Savitt won and since the open ing night has had no trouble hold ing his own—and jamming the Blue' Room with his many fans and admirers Visiting Penn State's campus to play for Senior 'Ball, the band was again a dis tinct -hit: Carlotta , Dale, sweet swingstress. arid Bon Bon will also appeal with Jan's "Top Hatters" , Three Juniors Named , To Sumnii,Colleglin ' , William E 'FbiAiler :41 - , and Ed-' ward J K IdcLone' '4l will serve as co-editors of the,Sum mer Collegian with Lawrence S i Drieyer'4l as business manages,. 'lt was announced, today The Summer - Collegian, will begin publication', July 1 and 'publish every ' week' dming the six weeks H of the main session of Summer School _ Z 658 STATE COLLEGE, PA:, THURSDAY, MAY 30, 1940 Sunday, June 9 Senate breakfast, Milan.) , Lieu Inn, 8 45 a m ' Alumnae' breSkfas / t. Sandwich Shop, 9 a m Baccalaurealo Service, _Recre ation Hal, II a m Senior Class Day Exocise% and Blue'Band Concei 1, fi ont campus, 9 , p m Monday, June 10: The Commencement procession tot MN al, New BCdVel Field. 11l a m Commencement Exeimses, New Beam Field, 10 30 a - in In case of rain, Rec Hall, admission by ticket only ' Miscellaneous; Senior Women's Millie at, Nit tany Lion Inn from 9 to 12 p m Saturday with' Rex Rockwell's ni chestra Central Pennsylvania section meeting in Room 121, LA at 7 30 p m Monday with Dr Meile Randall of the University of Cali fornia speaking on "Molal Prop erties and Distillation Process De sign " Students are reminded to get defeiment blanks at the Bursar's office ' La Vies now available at AA window: Bt ing matriculation cards Room deposits for women's dor mitories due before June 7 at Bursar's office" SeCorldi'embidereffdr'Juiffi - 6' -- ; Names of new officers of all fia teinities, 'clubs, soCleties and oth er organized groups' should be re ported -to Student Ninon ately Freshman Commission meeting, 418 Old Main, 7 15 p m Summer camp jobs and other summer positions ate listed on the PSCA bulletin bumf! Further in formation available in PSCA of fice `JAN'SAVITT , '4O 'Class Day'Exercises 411eduled 6 P.M. Sunday , Plans 'tor , the; annual 'Senior Class Day emterses slated lei. the tient lawn, of Old 'Mini at 6 p in Sunday; June 9, neaied,completron yesterday' t • ~ ' Highlighting the piogiam, will be introduction , of honor men and women.' supplemented by presen tation , of : , !,all.-College Cabinet awaids to 20 deseiving Senlois H Clifton Jr, , who served as hist' All-College, press , . dent, , will receive a special award from the State College Borough Council Senate Will Rule On Vatation Cuts, Engineer Courses 1 Addition Of 24 Hour. To Fine Period Asked By Dr. Dye's Committee At its last meeting of the yeas on June f, the Senate will con ,nlei changes in the rules con cei ning "cuts" before and allot va cations new engineet ing courses, and a change in icsidenee cowl e monis foi a second bachelor de o ee AL d recent meeting, Di William S Dye presented t e cepoml of the committee on rules, suggesting the following changes in regulations governing absences before and after vacations I E' tending the piesent 24-how line pet iod before and ate' vaca tions to 48 hours and providing a special $5 fee for students who are absent during this period 2 Each instiuctor shall be le quo ed to report all absences from his classes during the 48-hour peliod to the College accounting division 3 Appeals from the $5 fee must be submitted in writing, accom panied by sufficient evidence, to a committee composed of the Bursar, the director of the College Health Service, the Dean of Men and the Dean of Women 4 The committee named above shall have the Dowel to establish or change administiative practices necessary for carrying out the Eno.: visions impartially and effectively 5 After these changes shall be approved, the Senate hellaequest the Board , of:Trustees 'to approve the allotment of the money col: lected to the Student Loan Fund New engineering courses will be presented fot approval by the com mittee on ionises of study Action will be taken on courses in the upper three years of the School of Engineering The Senate will also' consider a recommendation that the same minimum requirements foi a sec ond bacheloiN degree at the Col lege be enfoi ted as ale required t for the degree The recommendation also proposes that the period of residence fin two bachelor's de glees may not run concurrently Craighead ; Rills To Head Portfolio Spnisky And Weinberg Named To Staff Offices Jean C Ciaighead!4l and Mrs Ellen N Rifts '4l were elected co editors of Portfolio for 1940-41 with Isabel M Stainslcy '4l as business manager Portfolio's last issue will appear this week Bernard M Weinberg '43, win ner of one of Portfolio's flesh man literary prizes, will be man aging editor next year Other business officers of the year-old literary magazine are Edward J Lotz '4l, advertising , manager, Ruth Goldstein '4l, cir culation manager, Beatrice .1 Winn '42, secretary, and Lee F Carney '42, Jane H Firestein '42. Catherine Bidelspachei '42, and John B McCue '43, business bdard Winners Of Water Color Competition Announced Donald H White '42, Doris G Gutman '40,. and 'Mrs Marion'E. Stern have been announced as winners or a watei color contest sponsored recently by a local book store The 37 pictures entered in . the competition' were judged by Henry Vainum Poor, Mrs Elinor Rubin, and Prof Harold E Dick son 'The works of Ranulobe de Bay eux Bye, rising young contempor ary American water color artist, will be exhibited for two weeks beginning Saturday, June I, at the College' Book Store They may be viewed between 9 a m. and 10 p in. - Memorial Holiday Services Slated !,For College Today Wreath Placing, Rifle ',,, Salute Form Ceremony : At 8:45 This Morning Memorial Day will be observed ps an official holiday by the Col lege today with all final examina dons discontinued A regular Sunday tchedule will be follow ed by all departments As pact of the Memorial Day ibservances, wreaths will be placed on plaques at Recreation Hall and Old Mainat 8 45 a m ,today while taps are played and a gun salute is fired by a ROTC firing squad '; The plaques honor those Penn State men who died in action in the World Wai A wreath, will 'also be placed on the grave of George W Atherton, seventh president of the College, who pre sided over the institution from 1882 to 1906 The ceremonies will be con :aucted under the auspices of the student government The Ameri can Legion of State College will also participate Six squads of Pershing Rifles will fire gun 'salutes in nearby cemeteries as part of the observances Delegates To Penn Parley Chosen 44 faich - And Barthokimew Will Attend 200th Fete Ainold C Laich '4l, all-College president, and William B Barth olomew, semi class president, will probably represent the Col lege at the University of Pennsyl vania's bicentennial celebration on September 19, 20, and 21, Latch announced yesterday. The selection will not be final until approved by, President Ralph D Hetzel Winding up Cabinet business for this academic year two stand-, mg committees have been named since the last Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, May 2L Frank R Flynn, sophomore class president, 'and Frances E Hohn '4l, were appointed to the public occasions committee and Norma P Stillwell '4l and John 1-1 Hibbard '4l were appointed to the calendar committee Nine students were selected yesterday as members of the For ensic Council from a list submit ted by John H Frizzell, head of the division of speech They are Maly H Ashby '4l, Robert D Baud '42 David R Benjamin '4l, Gerald H Doherty '42, Louise M Fuoss '43 Ruth L Kiesling '43 William C Ritzel '42, Edythe B Rickel '4l,- and Robei t I Weiss '4l 11 Railer, Yagellomplele irst CAA Flying Course Two CAA students, Paul 0 Stal ler '4O and Charles 0 Yagel '4O, became the first to complete the local cow se by passing their flight examination Friday The other 28 student pilots ale expected to take the test before commencement. All have passed the ground test. Collegian Prepares Preview Of Tabloid Today's issue of Collegian finds a paper in transition As the last issue of the old semi-weekly Collegian it is as well a preview of the.new daily Collegian -It is an issue that was inevitable in the march of pro gless that has made Penn State a leading American university The back page of this special - number has-been converted into the tabloid size that Collegian use regularly next year By reversing the present folds it will be possible to preview the 'new daily. Turn back and try It Preview Of Commencement Pictured above Is New Beaver Field as it looked last year when the first outdoor commencement exercises were held. 50 Fraternities Elect Next Year's Presidents Appioxnnatelv SO men s ft atm nities have elected presidents foi the year 1940-41 Those who will head fiateindies next yea' ate Acacia, Jack W Strong '4l, Alpha Chi Rho, Stanley C Wygiendowski '4l, Alpha Chi Sigma, Vincent N Hurd '4l Alpha Gamma Rho, .John T Maletic Ji '4l, Alpha Kappa Pi, John A Dornsite '4l, Alpha Phi Delta, Joseph J Fo: tunato '4l, Alpha Sigma Phi, Delvin S t Mattk '4l, Alpha Tau Omega, Ernest C Weight '4l, Alpha Zeta, Paul B Gensemei Ji '4l, Bela Kappa, Marion Mag alotti '4l • Beta Sigma Rho, Norman Racu sin '4l, Beta Theta Pi, Thomas J Robinson '4l, Chi Phi, H Guy 111auk•-'41; -Delta Chi, John H Thomas '4l, Delta Sigma Phi, Robert- L Elmore '4l, Delta Tau Delta, Jack W Brand '4l, Delta Theta Sigma,-Chestei M Swisher '4l Delta Upsilon, William E Ge hoe '4l, Kappa Delta Rho, War ren L Davies '4l, Kappa Sigma, Ralph Sapp '4l, Lambda Chi Al pha, George A Thompson Ji '4l, Phi Delta Theta, H Edward Wag ner '4l, Phi Epsilon "Pi, Ralph K Madway '4l, Phi Gamma Delta, William J Dorworth Jr '4l, Phi Kappa, William P Conlon '4l ,Phi Kappa Psi, Rohm t F Raughley '9l, Phi Kappa Sigma, Charles L Larvey '4l, Phi Kappa Tau, William D Bogar '4l Phi Mu Delta, George W Rein hold Jr '42, Phi Sigma Delta, 'What A Li High School Adventures "What a Life ' Players' 20th an niversary production and annual Spring housepm ty show, promises to re-create a laughable picture of their own nigh school adventures for playgoers in Schwab Audito rium at 8 30 p in on Fr iday, June 7, and at 730 p In on Saturday, June 8, Two tears ago the comedy was produced on Broadway by Geoige Abbott and almost immediately was adapted into the 'Aldiach Family" lady) seises This Spting a movie version stalling Jackie Cooper met with the same success In the Play eis' interpietation, James Ambandos '43 as know-it all Hemy Alduch gets into trou ble and more trouble with teaches Mr Patterson, William S Swift Al, who spends most of his time sending Holly to the principal's office and Principal Medley, Ber nard Freed '4O, who spends most of his time in a quandary Donald R Taylor '42 pot trays Mr Nelson, the assistant pi menial, who alternates between defending Henry and worrying about Miss Shea, Thelma R Kluger '4l, the principal's secretary Mote love element is inti o duced by Baljnila Pearson, Lois A. Reisingei '42, Junto' class presi dent with "lovely eyes, lovely Ilan, lovely smile." Bai bai a dangles both Henry and George Bigelow, played by Eugene H. Scheftel '42, at her fingertips, but Henry and the "Aldrich tradition" finally con quer George and his second-hand tuxedo If any additional comedy were needed it would be adequately Robert Robinson '4l, Phi Sigma Kappa, Robert E Clark '4l, Pi Kappa Alpha, John R McCiacken '42 , _ _ Pr Kappa Phi, Leonard R Greenaway '4l, Sigma Alpha Ep silon, David Wilson '4l. Sigma Chi, John R Gelt? '4l, Sigma Nu, Robert K Mayfield '4l, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Arthur K Meyers '4l, Sigma Phi Sigma, Frank W Stan ko '4l, Sigma Pi, Carl E Ziegler Jr '4l, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Edgar M Bartin '4l, Tau PM Delta, David S Levan '4l Theta Chi, Howard R Altci Ji '4l, Theta Kappa Phi Thomas E McCarthy '4l, Theta Nu Epsilon, Scovel B Swan '4l, Theta Xi, Robbert R Mall '42 Tiangle, Douglas K Adams '4l, Heave' House, Veinal E Goodeiham '4l, Sigma Phi Alpha, Charles J Steinhauer '4l. Gann& Sigma Phi, Philip M Ferman '4l e' Re-Creates supplied hn Junk-dealei Vecehito, Jerome H Haimsoho '42, who is surpi ised to disLovei that his daughter, Dolls Laskei '4l, Isn't the only Hain in the school Eleanor T Dill 41 as Mis Ald tub, wants het troublesome son to follow in his relict's PM Beta Kappa footsteps and woi ties about burn almost as efficiently as music teachet Miss Wheeler, Veina Se cast, gialuate, does about $3OO worth of stolen band inshuments Plainclothesman Ferguson, Mal colm Weinstein 41 snoops mound suspecting eveiyoue but finally solves the theft by releasing from Latin chores au eyewitness, Alvin Weinberg 42, who acts the pall of slow-witted Bill Gel tie, Helen S Dales 42, is a giddy, pouting school gul who hies unsuccessfully to sell dance, tickets to all the boys, especially Bony who doesn't have money to buy one Fate 01 New ROTC Unit In Hands 01 Trustees The fate of the proposed ROTC anti-au craft coast al tillery unit is in the hands of the Board of Trus tees, Col Ambrose R Emery, head of the department of military sci ence and tactics, said yesterday The Wm Department is pre pared to furnish all the equipment and personnel necessmy for the installation of the new unit if the College provides facilities to safe guard the additional equipment All-College Cabinet has voted to recommend addition of the unit This Year's Publication Ends PRICE FIVE CENTS 11,016 Will Receive Degrees In 80th Commencement Dr, Buttrick Will Give Baccalaureate Sermon In Rec Hall On June 9 A ppi eximately 1076 se niors, the largest graduating class in the history of the College, will receive degrees horn Pi esident Ralph D Het zel at the 80th annual com mencement exercises on New Eedwei Field at 10 30 d in Mon day, June 10 This rear's graduatmg class will e\ceecl by 22 last year's total The number of June graduates has been steadily increasing from year to year In 1930, 620 were graduated and live years ago 812 received degrees In addition to the graduating seniors, 131 ad vanced degrees will be conferred Buttrick Will Speak Di Geoige A Buttock of the Madison Avenue Pi esbytei ion Chuich, New York City, will speak on "Knowledge and Revei ence" at the Baccalaureate ,ervice in Recreation Hall at 11 a. m Sunday, June Though both in England, Dr Buttrick has performed all his ministly in America A holder of many honoiary doctor's degiees, he mote a book on "The Para bles of Jesus" in 1929 which was chosen as the "Religious Book of the Year" Form By Schools .. Mat tin V. Rockwell,will deity el the valedictory addiess - and B Paul Blasingame has been chos en salutorian Prof Charles E Bu'linger. Col lege mairhal, announced yester day that gi aduates of the various schools will assemble with their maishals on New Beaver Field in the designated sections at 10 20 a. m Members of the faculty re ceiving advanced degrees will as "emble with other graduate stu dents in section N In case of lain the commence ment eset cises will be held in Recreation Hall with admission by tickets only The approximate total gradu ates from the various schools as ieleased by Registrar William S Hoffman ale Agriculture Chemistry and Physics QM= Engineermg Liberal Arts Mineral Industries Physical Education and Athletics Dean Ray Offers Anti-Theft Plan Advises More Caution When Leaving Rooms A four-point program was out lined by Dean Charlotte E Ray i, estei day in an effort to curb the recent outbreak of petty thievery in the women's dormitories and swot 'hes 1 Unoccupied rooms should be kept locked at all times Dean Ray also ad% lied women not to turn in loom keys until they are ready to leave the campus 2 Unnecessary room -to - room visiting should be reported to a hostess Socrocy Advised 3 Women were urged not to tell other women when they re- Leive large sums of money 4 Large sums of money should be kept in the dean's office, the bursar's office, with a hostess, or with the campus patrol and re= ceipts should-be asked for. "We don't like these conditions," Dean Ray said, "but there is little we can do However, all possible steps are being taken " She would not disclose what these "possible steps" are. No thefts have been reported this week Since Mother's Day ap proximately $5O has been stolen with total thefts since Easter amounting to at least $350.