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YOL . 37—No. 15
College Sets Up. Own Draft Registration
Desires qallu '4O
To Dedicate Song
A letter addressed to Fred War
ing petitioning him to permit
Sanimy Gallu '4O to sing the newly
completed Penn State song on
Waring's radio program on October
. 11 was written yesterday by the
-executive committee of the All-
A petition to that effect has
been circulated on the campus and
'the entire student body unani
mously approved of having the
former Glee G o lub soloist dedicate
the song. Gallu has been connect
ed with Fred Waring's organiza
tion since graduation last June,
first as a member of his celebrat
ed glee club, and more recently as
'one of the singers at the Aquacade
at the World's Fair in New York.
The letter dispatched to Waring
was as follows:
The All-College Cabinet,
The Pennsylvania State College,
State College, Pa./
October 1; 1940.
The faculty and students are
very happy to learn that the
new Penn State song has been
completed and -is to be dedicat
ed on your radio program,-Ches
terfield Pleasure Time, on Oc
,,tober 11th. •
: ,-- ‘The - student 'body here' - at'
State has indicated its desire to
have Sammy Gallu '4O, who is
connected with your organiza
tion, sing the number on the
dedication date. All of us would
, greatly appreciate this.
On behalf of the Pennsylva
nia State College, this body
wishes to thank you for your/
genuine interest in Penn State.
The All-College Cabinet
IF( Hears Report
On Rushing Code
"The past rushing season seems
Conspicuously successful • because
most of the fraternities have pledg
ed their quotas, and, there were
virtually no infractions in the new
code," said Prof. Marsh W. White,
chrirman of the Judiciary Com,
Mittee' of the Interfraternity Coun
cil, at the year's first meeting of
IFC last night.
In his report Professor White
further pointed out that, due to
code, serious college work started
nearly a week earlier than last
year. The committee also express
ed „approval of the house guest
plan, since, out of the 277 house
guests, 219 pledged the house at
which they were guests.
H. Edward Wagner '4l, president
of IPC, brought up the question, of
a fraternity dating code. A code
'was passed that is virtually the
same as last year's, but more con
cise. The prdblem of the, enforce
ment of this code was raised and
Wagner requested all possible sug
gestions along this line,, stating
that this was a real problem that
needed to be solved.
Police Chief It Juba gave a talk
to the Council on the relationship
between town officials and the fra
ternities. Chief Juba said that the
Town Council requests the pres
...eine of all fraternity presidents
at their next Fleeting, in the Bor
(nigh building, at 6 p.m. Monday,
when the problem of the street
signs being torn down in the last
''pajama parade will be dismissed.
Prof. Sheldon. C. Tanner, ad
iiyLser...of the Council, spoke priefly
torkthis year's rushing code. 1,
THURSDAY MORNING, - OCTOBER 3, 1940, STATE COLLEGE, PA
A ROTC S
The basic two-year ROTC course
given at - the College will not ex
empt a student from being called
to conscription duty under the new
draft law, it was announced yes
terday by the military department.
However, a student's previous
training will naturally increase his
chances for advancement. The
draftee can postpone his leaving
for army training until the end of
the academic year.
Any student who takes the ad;
vanced ROTC course will not be
called for the draft until he has
completed his college education.
Oswald Garrison Vi!lard, Editor of 'The Nation,'
Will Lecture On 'Our Way of Life' At 8 P.M. Today
Dad's Day Play
Timeliness, in connection with
anti-Nazi feeling prevalent on the
campus •and in the entire country,
is the main selling point of "Mar
gin for Error" to be presented . by
the Penn State Players in Schwab
Auditorium at 8:30 •p.m. Saturday.
Casting of the show was com
pleted only yesterday when Stan
ley Goffberg '44 was given the bit
part of Captain Mulrooney, a typ
ical Irish police - Man. First dress
rehearsal was held last night under
the direction of Lawrence E. Tuck
er, instructor in dramatics, who
assumed direction of the• comedy
when Frank S. Neusbaum became
ill. However, Director Neusbaum
is expected to rejoin the play to
Playwright Claire Booth takes
as the central figure_ in "Margin
for Error" a. much-hated German
Consul, played by Robert Shellen
berger '44. Leon Rabin.owitz• '43 is
Moe Finklestein, a policeman as
signed to guard the German con
Nobody—not even his wife or
the Bund leader—likes the consul
and when he is murdered every-
Andy is happy except Moe. In 'the
Aal act Moe, too, brightens up
when, amid a barrage of anti-Nazi
wisecracks, he solves the murder.
Elect Campus '43 Heads
Charles H. RidenoUr was elected
chairman, William CI Jimeson as
sistant chairman, and Wayne C.
Shaffer secretary-treasurer of the
Campus '43 Party at a meeting held
last night. .
OF THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE COLLEGE
If he is called for service after
graduation, he will 'automatically
start as a second lieutenant at the
regular army salary.
The following bulletin from the
War Department headquarters,
Third Corps area, Baltimore, has
been released to the Collegian:
"Do not confuse the Regular
Army with other proposed mili
tary training organizations. The
Regular Army has a two fold
duty; first to be the initial protec
tive force in our defense plans,
and second to train any force ne-
Author To Lead Forum
For Journalism Students
Oswald Garrison Villard, former
editor and now contributing editor
of The Nation, will speak on "Is
Our Way of Life Doomed—Or Can
We Avoid Fascism?," in Schwab
Auditorium at 8 p.m. today in the
first of four PSCA lecture• series
featuring pr o min en t speakers.
There will be no admission charge.
• Earlier today, Villard will con
duct an informal round table forum
with only journalism students ad
mitted in the Hugh Beaver Room
• Old Main at 4 p.m.
A strict advocate of liberalism
and progressive changes, this noted
author and lecturer has champion
ed the rights of the colored man
and fought for woman suffrage
when others were scorning the
' Villard started his journalistic
career as a reporter for the Phil
adelphia Press, working his way
up /the newspaper ladder until he
became editorial writer and presi
dent of the New York Evening Post
In 1918, Villard sold The Post
to assume the editorship of The
Nation, which quickly became the
foremost independent weekly of
the country. Its liberal policies re
flected the spirit of Villard.
He retired in 1933, 'becoming
contributing editor and publisher
of The Nation, and finally sold the
paper in 1935, remaining only as
Some of the prominent books
which Villard has written are
"John Brown—A Biography Fifty
Years After," "Germany Embattl
ed," "Some Newspapers and News
papermen," "Prophets, True and
False," , and "The German Phoe
Trustees Appoint four
New Members To Staff
Four new . ‘appointnients to the
college staff were approved Fri
day night by the executive com
mittee of the College Board of
The appointments included:
Donald N. Marvin, associate pro
fessor of forestry; John E. Dot
terer and Stephen A. Forbes, part
time physicians in the health serv
ice and Lloyd M. Jones, professor
of physical education.
Four Men Pledged
Four fraternity pledges were re
ported to Student Union over the
weekend. Robert Savard, Hans
Rexach and Norman Calhoun,
brought Sigma Chi's season total
to- 13. J. Bruce Brooks made it 14
for Theta Chi.
I A Private!
cessary to meeting expanding
needs. The Regular Army service
need not be temporary, but a per
"Soldiers and officers of the
Regular Army are almost contin
ually going to school themselves,
to thoroughly know their own
jobs, or teaching others to be bet-,
ter soldiers. A modern army is
so complex it needs many special
ists, experts, and mechanics in
practically every trade, craft, or
profesSion known in civil life."
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Leaders Gain Near End
Of Queen Contest
Leads in the Collegian queen
contest were stretched yesterday
as the contest moved into its
final week. Most serious competi
tion loomed in the Freshman
Contest where Phyllis Watkins
and Jane Kimick were tied for
"FreShinati"Q u —; Phyllis
Watkins (60), and Jane Kimick
Dormitory Queen Jean
Craighead (40), and Anne Dor
Sorority Queen—Gloria Knep
per (66), and Dolores Paul (37).
By 30 Ag Frosh
Thirty agricultural scholarships
of $lOO each have been made avail
able for the college year 1940-41
by the Sears Roebuck Agricultural
Foundation, Chicago, 111.
The award is made on the basis
of character, scholarship, promise
of usefulness in agriculture, and
financial need. Only boys who
ranked in the upper two-fifths of
their graduating class in high
school, and who live on farms, are
These scholarships are open only
to freshmen enrolled in the School
of Agriculture or first-year stu
dents in the two-year course in ag
The $lOO is payable in two $5O
installments at the registration for
each semester providing the schol
arship record of the recipient for
the first semester has been satis
The - following students have
been awarded scholarships: N.
Dean Aliemus, Elwood H. Borger,
Donald C. Carlton, Hobert L. Cow
an, R. Wayne Detwiler, Jack Dolly,
Ralph E. Dotterer, Irvin R. Fisher.
Clarence W. Friedline, Walter F.
Gard, Anthony G. Gismondi, Mich
ael Graznak, Carroll V. Hess, Rus
sell L.. Jones, William R. Junick,
James K. Kinney, Samuel E. Lan
dis, Sainuel D. Lewis, Earl J. Long.
Raymond E. McKinley, Harold
C. Neibert, Ray W. Reitz, James A.
Romberger, William C. Shoe
maker, William H. Sidler, Ray
mond J. Stockdale, Lloyd E. Weid
man, John E. Withrow, Harry L.
Wytock, Russell R. Yocum.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
1,800 Sfudenfs Will
Enroll In Armory
On October 16
The College will conduct its own:
draft registration for undergradu
ates and graduate students in the
Armory on the October 16 regis
tration day, a specially organized
"committee was told by President
Hetzel yesterday morning.
The registration has been ap
proved .by the Centre County com
missioners and will relieve stu
dents of the necessity of going
hOme to register. The commission
ers later will forward the registra
tion cards to the students' home
districts where they will be handl
ed by the local draft boards.
The approximately 1,800 male
students between the ages of 21
and 36 who are required by law
to register will be excused ' from
class during the time required
for their own registration. Classes
will not be suspended.
Approximately 75 members of
the College staff will be sworn
in as registrars to act under the
authority of the county commis
sioners. They will register under
graduates and graduate students
but not College employes. The lat
ter group will register at the State
College polling places.
The form to be filled out by
each registrant will include his
name and legalresidence. Students'
legal residences will be those of
their parents unless they have es
tablished legal residence in the
proper manner elsewhere.
The registrant will also give the
name. and address of some person
who will know his address during
the next several years. The stu
dent registrant will give The Penn
sylvania State College as his em
ployer. Other information required
has •to do with his description for
After the registration day, the
cards of all students will be turned
over the Centre County commis
sioners, who in turn will send them
to county commissioners of the
students' respective home districts.
Failure to register carries with it
a severe penalty. Arrangements
will be made to send a registrar to
enroll any students confined by
Members of the committee ap
pointed by President Hetzel to ar
range the registration are: Edward
K. Hibshman (chairman), Russell
E. Clark, William S. Hoffman,
Arthur R. Warnock, Harold R. Gil
bert, Ray V. Watkins, C. V. D. Bis
sey, C. Russell Eck and Arnold C.
Metallurgist To Address
Local Chapter Of ASM
George V. Luerssen, metallurg
ist of the Carpenter Steel Com
pany, Reading, Pa., will talk to the
Penn State Chapter of the Amer
ican Society for Metals in Room
121 Mineral Industries at 7:30 p.
Mr. Luerssen, an alumnus of
Penn State, will discuss some
phase of the general field of "Al
loy Steels" a subject on which he
is one of the country's leading ex
perts. Dr. Carl Post, also an
alumnus of the College, will ac
company and assist Mr. Luerssen.
Staff Sergeant Jack H. Weske
has recently been commissioned a
first lieutenant and has been as
signed to duty at the college as
assistant professor of military
science and tactics._ .