The daily collegian. (University Park, Pa.) 1940-current, October 01, 1940, Image 1

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VOL 37—No. 13
Cabinet Schedule
Full As Meetings
Start Tonight
A full calendar of .business ac
cumulated during -the summer
faces the second All-College Cab
inet at 9 p.m. tonight when its
members convene in Room 318 Old
Main, for the first meeting of the
College year.
Future meetings -will probably
■be held in the Student Government
room, 305 01d : Main, according to
•Arnold C. Laich ’4l, All-College
At the -meeting tonight the Cab
inet will reopen the problem of
stop signs in the fraternity section.
The signs were erected last spring
but, in the eyes of the town coun
cil, have proved unsuccessful and
the Cabinet will consider asking
tfie borough to remove them.
- It will also consider the approval
of the appointment of Robert Rob
inson ’4l to. Student Tribunal and
Richard W. May ’4l as. a repre
sentative. to borough council. -
Other business includes the con
sideration of a policy on foreign
relief, a free second-semester four
o’clock for all students and the
establishment of May Day as an
All-College affair.
Joint sponsorship with several
•''town organizations of an Armistice
Day celebration will also come be
fore the 'Cabinet.
Two speakers will address'the
legislative body. Alumni Secretary
Edward K. Hibshman will talk on
Alumni Council—Cabinet relation
ships. Police Chief R. Juba will
speak on borough-student prob
Ml Places 100%
Of '4O Graduates
All 83 of last June’s Mineral In
dustries graduates are now em
ployed in their chosen profession,
Dean Edward Steidle has announ
What makes this record more
Remarkable is the fact that 90 per
cent of .the' class were placed be
fore graduation, and one half of
the class had jobs prorpised before
last January.
Dean Steidle also reminded that
the supply of graduates of the
school has never exceeded the nor
mal demand, and that the field of
mineral industries is being con
stantly widened as more and better
jobs are created.
IE Seniors Inspect
Bellefonte Mefal Plant
Senior Industrial Education stu
dents are making an inspection
tour of the Titan Metal manufac
turing plant at Bellefonte today.
Purpose of the trip to to observe
processes used in manufacturing
brass rod, screw machine parts, die
castings, forgings and various other
tools and dies.
A study of the layout, of one of
the departments will be used as the
basis of a-class problem.
Customs Violafers Musi
Report To Tribunal
The freshmen listed below must
report to Tribunal meeting tonight
at 7:30 p. m. in 305 Old Main for
hearings on their customs viola
tions. '
Thomas Sloane, William Fritch
man, Joseph Minsberg, Paul Bail,
Carl Brounegg, William Brown,
Walter Almquist, Wesley Heien
man, Richard Nippes, Robert
Rhodes, Donald Steva, Samuel
Harry, Richard Billet, James Bon
hon, Raymond Stickling, George
Bessen, Edward Yewell, Albert
Miller, and Sidney Cohen.
12% Of The Upperclassmen Know
The Words To This Sons!
1. For the glory of Old State,
For' her founders strong and
For the future that we wait,
Raise the song, raise the song.
2. Sing our love and loyalty,
Sing our hopes that, bright and
■ Rest, O Mother dear, with thee.
All with thee, all with thee.
3. When we stood at boyhood’s
Shapeless in the hands of fate.
Thus didst mould us, dear Old
Into men, into men.
4. May no act of ours bring shame
To one heart that loves thy
Queen Cups
At Corner Room
The cups which will foe awarded
to the 1940 Freshman, Sorority
and Dormitory queens at the Col
legian Dance on Friday, October
11, are now on display at the Cor
ner Room. _
The largest cup will foe awarded
the queen chosen from the three
to reign as Collegian Qqeen. The
other two queens will receive
small cups.
The three queens will foe chosen
by student vote now being carried
on at Student Union. The final
Collegian Queen will be chosen by
a special faculty committee.
(Leaders in the queen contests
up to 6 p'.m. yesterday were Jane
Kimick for Freshman Queen, Jean
Craighead for Dormitory Queen,
and Gloria Knepper for Sorority
Totals for the leaders:
Freshman Queen—Jane Kimick
(48), Phyllis Watkins (42), Marjorie
Seibert (27), Ruth Shanes (26),
Betty Christman (26), and Nancy
Berkabile (23).
Dormitory Queen Jean Craig
head (32)' and Anne Dorworth (26).
Sorority Queen —Gloria Knepper
(52) and Dolores Paul (33).
Travelling Library
Coming Here Soon
The Japan Reference Library of
New York, housed in a specially
constructed truck, will be on the
campus from'tomorrow to Friday.
Established in 1938 under the
auspices of the Society for Inter
national Cultural Relations of
Tokyo, the travelling library is
made up of books and illustrated
folios. The books are all in west
ern languages, 95 per cent being
in English.
Included in the book, collection
of the travelling library are works
of reference, dictionaries, biblio
graphies, and .periodical pertain
ing to Japan and her civilization.
The collection is in charge of a
special field representative who
will display the books anti give all
necessary guidance requested by
spectators. (
Popp '43 Wins Award
-Kathryn M. Popp, ’43, 417
Adams avenue, was this year’s re
cipient of the $5O i scholarship
awarded by the WSGA to the
freshman girl haivng- the highest
average at the end of the second
semester. Miss • Popp’s average
was 2.9.
,P.S.: Its the Alma Mater
May our lives help swell they
Dear old State, dear old State.
These words are those of the
Alma Mater. Freshmen are re
quired to know them. Upper
classmen aren’t. A survey made
by W. Lewis Corbin ’4l, chair
man of Tribunal, in a Speech 200
class showed that, only 12 per
cent of the upperclassmen could
write the first and last verses. He
reported that an additional 30 per
cent could write the first verse,
but 58 per cent could write neith
er verse correctly. The most com
mon error was for upperclassmen
to give the words of the “Blue
and White.”
Typhoid Presenf In
Local Stream Wafer
Dr. Ritenour yesterday warn
ed all students taking hikes out
side of the boro to refrain from
drinking water out of streams or
any other free source of water.
There have been several cases
of typhoid fever in the immed
iate vicinity of the boro. Several
of these are PWA workers, who
contracted the disease by drink
ing natural water.
Milk is another source for the
disease, and students should be
careful that any milk they drink
has been pasteurized, and hasn’t
been -standing around in a warm
Air Corps Pledge
Required By CAA
Students who take the prelim
inary course in ground school and
.flight training must pledge them
selves to accept government flight
service in case a call is issued, ac
cording to Prof. Harold A. Everett,
head of the College CAA program.
In addition to giving special no
tice notice to this “pledge” clause
of .the application, CAA officials
also announced that definite word
has been received that the College
will not offer a secondary course
this semester. Whether or not this
advanced training will be given
next semester has not yet been
(Professor Everett also pointed
out that the. quota for enrollment
in the preliminary course has been
definitely set at 30. This quota will
be filled by. students who made
application on or before yester
day’s deadline.
'Peeping Tom' Arrested,
Fined $25 By Burgess
A former freshman was arrested
by Police Chief John R. Juba late
Friday night on charges of tres
passing and peeping: The boy had
resigned from the College on Fri
He confessed to the peeping
charges at a hearing before Bur
gess Wilbur F. Leitzell Saturday
and has left State College for
home. He was fined $25 and costs.
Several cases of “'Peeping Toms”
have been reported and State Col
lege police are on the lookout for
Reynolds '43 Appointed
John W. Reynolds ’43, has been
appointed the new editor of the
IMA news.
To Advise Freshmen
C„ ?1 o
A. OR. Warnock, dean of men,
will address the first freshman
orientation meeting on “What
Textbooks Don’t Teach,” in Sch
wab Auditorium at 7 p.m. today.
Frank Gullo, assistant professor
of music, Elinor L. Weaver ’4l,
Elwood Oliver ’44 and Edwin S.
Jones ’4l, will participate in the
program, which every freshman
must attend.
Trustees Accept
New Scholarship
A scholarship and a loan fund
were accepted, four new appoint
ments were approved, one promo
tion was granted, one leave of ab
sence was approved, and another
leave was extended at the meeting
of the executive committee of the
Board of Trustees, Friday night.
The scholarship fund, amounting
to $l,OOO, will be known as the
Harriet Searle Watts Memorial
Scholarship. It was presented to
the 'College by the faculty of the
School of Agriculture and the
friends and family of Mrs. Ralph
L. Watts.
Interest on the $l,OOO fund will
amount to about $3O annually, ac
cording to Adrian O. Morse, assist
ant to the president in charge of
resident instruction. The scholar
ship will be awarded to a junior or
senior coed in the School of Agri
The loan fund, valued at $3OO,
was accepted from the Philotasian
Club of Philadelphia and will be
known as the Mary A. Bates and
Eliza S. Baines Scholarship Loan
Fund. Loans will be made toy the
Dean of to senior women
with preference given to residents
of Philadelphia.
The promotion was Dr. Merit
Scott, raised from an associate pro
fessor of physics to a full profes
Appointments were Dr. Donald
N. Marvin, associate professor of
economics; Dr. John E. Dotterer
and Dr. Stephen A. Forbes, Health
Service, physicians; and Dr, Lloyd
M. Jones, professor of physical ed
Dr. Donald D. Stevenson, asso
ciate professor of forestry, was
granted a leave of absence until
March 1, 1941. The leave of ab
sence of Dr. John R. Bracken, pro
fessor of landscape architecture,
was extended to November 30.
The trustees passed a resolution
“expressing sorrow at the passing
of John Ira Thomas,” former sec
retary of mines and member of the
Board of Trustees. Mr. Thomas
died on July 29.
NYA Readers Needed
Prof. Robert E. Galbraith has
issued a call for NYA students who
have not received assignments to
report to him today in Room 243,
Liberal Arts Building, between the
hours of 9-10, 11-12 a.m., and 1-3
pun. They will work with visually
defective students.
Continued Warm.
Atherton Bonfire
Climaxes Biggest
Pajama Parade
Climaxed by a bonfire on the
lawn of Atherton Hall, the year’s
biggest pajama parade to date end
ed with little damage to property,
except the archery targets on
Holmes Field.
. Starting in Locust Lane, at about
10 o’clock last night, the parade
slowly swung through the fratern
ity section, then headed down
After marching in orderly fash
ion past Co-op Cornej, about 300
pajamaed men marched west on
College Avenue and turned north
on Burrowes Road, past the cam
pus fraternities.
The parade grew to nearly 500
as it swung through the men’s
dormitory section. Attempts to en
list dormitory men proved futile,
with each entrance guarded by up
perclassmen armed with paddles
who allowed neither entrance nor
Marching through the campus,
the parade, now 600 strong, halted
momentarily to serenade the Mac,
Hall coeds. After six freshmen un
successfully tried to enter the
freshman women’s dorm via the
fire escapes, the parade moved on
to Holmes Field where the archery
targets were set on fire.
One of the -bales was carried
to Atherton Hall lawn where it
was fired.
Forming a semi-circle on the
entrance steps, the paraders ser
enaded the girls for 15 minutes.
Several of the coeds proved unap
preciative .and dumped water on
one group.
.After the serenade, the parade
slowly broke up. Groups attempted
to haul the remaining straw down
town to build a bonfire on College
Avenue but' hat man prevented
Flynn Announces
Hop Committee
Frank R. Flynn, sophomore class
president, announced yesterday the
members of the Soph Hop commit
tee who will serve under co-chair
men William P. McFadden and
Eugene R. Yeager.
The committeemen are David K.
Goldsmith, Samuel L. Burdick, Jr.,
Jay H. Kelley, Sdward Veigel,
George N. Rumsey, Gilbert D.
Zuccarini, Philip R. Jones, Louis
J. Palazzi, and Kenneth C. Cotton.
It has been ascertained by con
tacting the New York booking of
fices that some of the top-flight
bands are unavailable because of
previous engagements. These in
clude Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Mill
er, Bobby Byrnes, Jimmy Dorsey,
Kay Kyser, Woody Herman, and
Sammy Kaye.
However, Benny Goodman,
Gene Krupa, Richard Himber, Jan
Savitt, Cab Calloway, Bob Chester,
Charlie Barnet, Reggie Ohilds, and
Mai Hallett still have open dates.
Students are urged to indicate
their preference by voting for their
favorite band at the Student Union
office. Balloting will toe conducted
for the remainder of the week.
The committee will begin to or
ganize its plans for Soph Hop at a
meeting in Old Main at 8:15 p.m.
Watkins '4l Injured
Robert M. Watkins *4l, severed
the tendons of his left wrist Sun
day afternoon when he pushed his
arm through a window at the Pi
Kappa Phi fraternity while play
ing football. Watkins will be con
fined to the Centre County Hos
pital for a few more days.