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VOL 37—No. 17
Lion Gridders Raise Season's Curtain Today Against Bucknell Eleven
As Penn State Students Greet Fathers on 17th Annual Dad's Day
Football, Chapel,
'Margin for Error'
Feature Program
Penn State students will be hosts
today to approximately 2,000 fath
ers who have arrived here for the
.1 1 7th annual Dad's Day festivities,
Which have been arranged - by the
Association of Parents of Penn
State. -1
The highlight of today's program
will be the Penn State-Bucknell
football game on NeW Beaver Field
.at 2 p.m. This contest will show the
comparative strength . of 'the .Lion
gridders• who .have been ranked
as one of the leading teams in the
east.
After the game, the Association
'of Parents of Penn State will con
vene briefly in Room 121, Liberal
Arts Building, at 4:45 p.m. to dis
cuss various student problems.
Election of officers for one year
teams and reports of Committees
will be transacted.
Fraternity dinners, fireside meet
ings, sorority and independent
men's entertainments, will feature
the informal receptions that will
greet. Dad in his stay on the
campus.
A special Dad's Day chapel serv
ice will be held in Recreation Hall;
instead of Schwab Auditorium,. at
11 a.m. tomorrow, with Dr. Frank
Jormerpre§ident of the
ilniVersity of ' . ll - 'e , 'Wirk",del l iVeririi . i
pertinent address on "The Re
sources of Faith." •
"'Margin for Error," a Penn
State Player production satirizing
the Nazi regime, will entertain
Penn State Dads in Schwab Audi
torium at 8:30 p.m.- today.
For those who appreciate art,
two exhibitions will be displayed
today at the College Art Gallery
in the Main Engineering Building
from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Fraternity Form
To Help Delivery
A coupon that will guide Colleg
ian's ace delivery boys to their sub
scribers' rooms in fraternity houses
is published on page three of this
issue.
Each fraternity subscriber
should clip the coupon, fill in his
name, and paste it on the door of
their room. The delivery boys on
Tuesday morning next will use
these signs to begin delivery to the
rooms.' " .
The service will be the first of its
kind attempted by the paper. Room
delivery, however, will not be
made in fraternity houses speci
fically reporting they do not want
it. Carrier boys begin on their,
routes about 6 a.m. and• usually are
through by 7:30.
In order that non-subscribers do
not paste coupons on their doors,
delivery boys will be given lists of
names to check with the coupons,
•
Burns Prove Fatal
To College Auditor's Wife
Mrs. Eleanor Waugh Hanley,
wife of James A. Hanley College
auditor, died yesterday morning at
the Centre County Hospital, Belle
fonte,- of burns suffered Sunday
morning in her home at 459 East
Fairmount Avenue:
Mrs. Hanley was burned in a
fire of unknown origin which des
troyed the living room of the Han
ley home. Mr. Hanley and his
daughter escaped without any
harm. •
SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 5, 1940, STATE COLLEGE, PA
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TODAY:
FQptball game, Pepn State vs.
Bucknell, - New Beaver Field, 2
p.m.
Association of Parents of
Penn State business meeting,
Room 121, (Liberal Arts Build
ing, 4 : 45 p. m.
Art exhibitions in College Art
Gallery, - third floor of. Main En
gineering-Building, 8:30 a. m. to
8:30 p. m. -
"Margin For Error," Penn
State Players show, Schwab
`.Auditorium, p. m.
Kappa Alpha Theta sorority
entertainment, closed, 5 p. m.
Tour of White Hall, 7 to 8
p. m. WRA board will usher.
• Sorority, fraternity, and in
dependent entertainments.
TOMORROW:
Sunday chapel services in Re
creation Hall, 11 a. m. Dr. Frank
Kingdon will talk on "The Re
sources of Faith."
Anli-Nazi Comedy
Offered Tonight
With "Margin for Error," a play
designed Jo appeal - to the average
person's in - Satiable
. appetite 'for
anything connected with current
world affairs, the Penn State Play
ers will open their 21st season in
Schwab Auditorium at 8:30 p.m.
today.
"Margin for Error" is an anti-
Nazi comedy, in which a German,
consul •in a large American city,
because of his avarice and greed,
is despised by everyone—rinclud
ing his wife and the leader of the
Nazi bund. Much of the play's
comedy pivots on a Jewish police-
Man, assigned to guard the con
sulate.
The play was written •by Clare
Boothe. It was introduced on
Broadway last season and in sum
mer theatres was produced more
than any other play.
The Players presentation of
"Margin for Error" is directed by
Frank S. iNeusbaum assisted by
Lawrence E. Tucker. Chief mem
bers of the technical staff are Dor
othy B. Scott, designer, and Bruce
S. Cook, technical supervisor.
Pershing Riflei Organize
Company "B," Fifth Regiment,
of the Pershing Rifles will hold its
first meeting in the Armory, at
7:15 p.m. on Monday, for the pur
pose of selecting pledges. Company
officers 'have invited all Freshman
and Sophomores to attend.
Indian. Collection Now Displayed
In MI Building Given To Museum
A collection of ethologic items
from the primitive Huichol Indian
tribe of Western Mexico will be
donated by Dr. Henry J. Bruman,
instructor of geography, to the
Field Museum of Natural History
in Chicago on October 20.
Among the items now shown in
display cases on the third floor of
the MI: Building are a small gui
tar, a handmade violin, .a hand
looin, tobacco gourds, incense
burnerS, and vividly colored wear
ing appaiel. Photographs, sup
plementing the exhibit, illustrate
tribal dress and customs.
OF THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE COLLEGE
PENN STATE
Pos. No.
L.E. Parsons 43
L.T. Kniaz 10
L.G. Garbinski 44
C. Gajecki 26
R.G. Mori 40
R.T. Platt • 12
R.E. Vargo 27
Q.B. Patrick 8
L.H. Petrella• 7
R.H. White 6
F.B. Smaltz 42
Referee—J. R. Trim
ble.
Umpire —C. J. IVIc-
Carty.
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Substitutes
PENN STATE
'Backs: Bailey (24), Brown (13), Day (2), Dedrick (41), Gramly
(48), Kimmel (1), 'Kopach (9), Krause (16), Peters (5), Shaughency
(14), Rice (21), Ventresco (22), Weaver (25).
Centers: Brooks (35), Palazzi (4), Raysor (3), Tessieri (32), Wear
(46).
Guards: Kerns (18), Maslow (15), Perugini (30), Hamilton (39),
Yoho (11), Woodward (38).
Tackles: Engle (29), Hall (34), Frketich (36); Knudson (33), Pollock
(37), Stravinski (28). -
Ends: Egli (23), Van Lenten (20), Nonemßker (47), Schoonover (19),
Shrom (31).
BUCKNELL
Backs: Dueger (43), Eyster (11), Fahringer (30), Podd (21),
Thomas (16).
Centers: Burke (23), Sokol (44).
' Guards: Anderson (33), Bennett (24), Fennell (22).
Tackles: Fischman (38), Kern 18, Lonergan (39).
Ends: Glass (27), McElhamy (42), McGhinay (40), Wilkinson (19)
Bob Cheiter Rates first
As Soph Hop Band Choice
Bob Chester and Charlie Barnet
finished in that order as the choice
of 550 students who .voted in the
poll to determine the Soph Hop
band.
Chester finished with a total of
165 votes to Barnet's 142, with
Benny Goodman rating third. Scat
tered votes were cast for other
bands including Jan 'Savitt, Reggie
Childs, Cab Calloway, and
Hallett.
The committee is contacting
Chester and Barnet and it is prob
able that one of the two will be
engaged for Soph Hop on Novem
ber 15.
Along with the Huichel tribe
collection Dr. Bruman is display
ing a similar one obtained from
the Guatamala Quiche Indian
tribe. In both collections are
bows and arrows, bead necklaces,
belts, and earrings. The Quiche
collection will remain on display
at. the College.
Dr. Bruman," during his extend
ed tour of the Indian tribes of
Mexico, made a special three and
a half week trip on muleback to
the secluded country of the Hui
chol Indians who have rarely
been visited by scientists.
Probable Starling Lineups
Captain Leon Gajecki
Senate Admits
6 Faculty. Heads
Six faculty members were ad
mitted to the College Senate in its
first fall •meeting Thursday as
President Ralph D. Hetzel presided.
The new members, who are
heads of their departments, are Dr.
Michael A: Farrell, department of
bacteriology Dr. Jacob Tanger, the
department of political science; Di.
Earl A. Martin, department of his
tory; and Prof. John H. • Frizzell,
department of speech. Dr. Lloyd
M. Jones, School of Physical Edu
cation, and Dr. William C. Bram
ble, School of Agriculture were
also admitted.
The Committee on Academic
Standards were given a recom
mendation from the School of Ag
riculture to delay the awarding of
a bachelors degree to pre-veter
inary students who take the three
year curriculum here and then
transfer to the School of Veterin
ary Medicine of the University of
Pennsylvania.
Formerly, the degree was re
beived •by the student after his first
year at the University of Penn
sylvania, but in keeping with the
policy followed at other institu
tions, it was recommended that the
bachelor degree be given at the
end of the second year.
Alpha Chi Omega pledged Elsie
L. Booth '43, Thursday afternoon.
L.E. Gore
L.T. Reed
L.G. Rlewak
C. Besesl
R.G. Priore
R.T. Nagel
R.E. Mair
Q.B. Hayes
L.H. Knupp
R.H. Wenrick
F.B. Boner
Linesman C.
Berry.
Field Judge —F.
Wallace.
Alpha (his Pledge
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Nth Grid Baffle
Opens With Lions
Favored To Win
By PAT NAGELBERG
The vaunted 1940 Penn State
football team, slated by sports ex
perts for great heights this year
but with two important members
on the sidelines with injuries, will
lift the curtain on its 54th inter
collegiate gridiron season at 2-p.m.
today when Bucknell's Thundering
Herd will charge on New Beaver
Field to do battle with the favored
Lions.
This year's game will mark the
28th battle between the two col
leges with State on the winning
end 17 times. Strangely enough, no
tilt has ever ended in a tie. As is
usually the case, the Bisons will be
rated the underdog but history has
proved that in the past highly
favored• Nittany elevens have
fallen by the wayside against fight
ing Bucknell aggregations. During
the past ten years, State has lost
to today's opponent no less than
seven times.
So it will be a confident yet wary
Lion outfit that will take the field
this afternon. Many of the players
still remember that 14. to 0 upset
two years ago while only the spec
tacular running of Pepper Petrella
gave the Lions a 13 to 3 victory
last year.
Coach "13,0 b Higgins will send a
veteran combination into action at
the opening whistle. With . a single
exception, all starters faced the
visitors last year, the only new
comer to the team being Lloyd
Parsons, senior end, who has seen
little service in the past two years.
At right end for the Lions will
be Tom Vargo, returning regular.
Frank Platt and Walt Kniaz will
be at the two tackle posts, the lat
ter replacing injured Carl Stra
vinski. Wade Mori and Mike Gar
binski, a pair of rough and ready
guards will support the center of
the line with Captain Leo Gajecki
holding up the center of the for
ward wall.
Little Pepper Petrella, author of
many sensational runs last year,
will open up in the tailback or left
halfback spot in place of Chuck
Peters, who has been out of action
for three weeks with an injured
shoulder. Craig White is slated for
the wingback position for the third
straight year and Johnny Patrick
wil do the blocking and signal call
ing from the quarterback post. The
Lions' punting and passing star,
fullback Bill Smaltz, will round
out the starting State backfield.
Bucknell's Coach Al. Humphreys
will put four returning veterans in
the Bison backfield to combat the
seasoned State powerhouse. Gene
Hayes, an accurate passer and
shifty runner, draws the starting
assignment at quarterback. George
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Wueller Returns From
Stale Taxation Duties
Dr. Paul H. Wueller of ti - ,e de
partment of economics returned
recently from Harrisburg where
he was chairman of the policies
and procedure committee of the
Education Congress.
He recommended that the state
assume between 35 and 40 per
cent of the cost of public educa
tion. In order to • finance the in
crease in expenditure as well as to
liquidate the
.operating deficit he
suggested that the legislature in
troduce a tax. on earned income
and on retail sales.