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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1940
United Males field Hockey Team
Finhhes Two-Day Visit Here
- Featured Activities
• With demonstrations of hockey
tactics and a short match against
a - team cf physical education
:joys on- Holmes Field yesterday,
the United States' Field- HoCkey
touring 'N..am closed a two-day
• Composed of 14 players, the
squad was selicted by the United
States Field Hockey Association
tO"Make'a 2060-mile tour that be
gan here *and will, end in Wil
liamsburg, Va., on Noiiember 23,
After nearly 20 ;games.
ilVlarporie.Mnise the team man
ager, led . a discussion in White
Hall ,at f p. •m.; followed by a .cof
lee hour. "The, ability : to think,
',knowledge of the game, physical
'coordination, and team play,"
she •pointed .out, "are prime requi
sites of a . good hockey -player. Pos
seasion,..placeirient; and .pass, The
,three-P's of hockey, -are keynotes'
On the field. •
Coeds who played. in , the Wed
nesday game "twine Martha G.
Diiffman . '4P, Gladys E. Fitting '43,
Gertrude L. Hellmers '4l, Bernice.l
11.3Vlauer 'O2, Ethel M. Patton '42,
Dorothy M. Pearce '4l, V. Dor- .
- othy Hadcliffe '42, IVlarger7 J.'
iTA Pledges Six
Five sophomores and one junior
will .be fOrrnally ; pledAed int . !? - Zeta
'Tau Alpha Sunday..., They are
flindrrian '42; and G.
11 - aorni - ; p0n; Mary E. 'Brown,
Muriel 'S. T'aylor,. M._Jane Van
Riper, and Kathryn E. Walker, ail .
lappas - Pledge Two
Kappa ricappa.:. i paplma Pledged
Jeappette Lose" 43 „and-Patricia L.
Patton '4l Wednesday. ••
TRY OUR NEW
DIAL 791 135 S. mhzkra AT.
Rosenberg Odette M. Scrivan
-Icf- Mildred . M. Taylor '42,
Dorothy M. Wagner '42, and Bet
ty:-E. Wiciger '4l. Miss Mildred
A. Lucey, -instructor in activities,
L., Eleanor Benfer '4l, and Mar
jorie A. He.rwick.'4l, refereed.
Members or the touring team
were Dorothy Allen, West Jersey
-team; Jane .Coc, British Guiana;
Peg Davis, Vassar Varsity; Valen
tine Edgar, 'Northwest Reserve;.
Jacqueline Fehling, All-School
Team .of Philadelphia; Lois Fern
ley, . Sweet -Briar Varsity; Betty
Frazier, Sweet Briar Varsity; Jane
Kenworthy. British quia.na; Dor
'othy - Wurtz, Philadelphia .Team,
and Marion Young, Beaver Var
Um*llia Naomi fro
slim hams Pool*
The :1 -to m e :Economics Advi l sory
C9MAgil rmei this NAeIE
naon..e committees for three coming
Plans for _Hospitality Day will,
.14e made by Ruth Y. Francis '42,
Wakeless thompson - '4l, Margaret .
M. Diener .'42, Mary R. Craft '42,
Darlene A. Neuhauser '4l, and Jean
E. Clark '42.
John M. Gerecter '42, Margaret
M. 'Diener '42,
_Ada lord .and
Eleanor E. Mellott '4l were ap
pointdd investigate possibilities
of added funds for •the Home Eco
O : p
set a date'for the o . • -
presented to the department by
the - home .economics clubs, Julia.
Adams 42,- Janet L. Eyer '42,
Frances'E. Hohn '4l and John M.
Gerecter were named. •
Vogt filifors Ammunce
'Prix De Paris' Coldest
For the sixth consecutive year,
the editors of Vogue announce the
Prix de Paris, a career contest for
college seniors interested in.feature
writing or fashion reporting. The
contest will.consist of four quizzes
First prize is a year's position on
Vogue's fashiOn staff. Second
award 'consists of a six-month trial
as a . feature writer. Five cash
prizes will be awarded for the best
theses which will be published in
Vogue. Entry blanks and informa
tion may be obtained from Vogue's
Prix de Paris, 420 Lexington ave
nue, New York, N, Y.
Bob Wear Weds
Bob Wear, • second string center
of the Lien .eleven, was married to
Miss Mary Louise Berkey, his high
school sweetheart; at Huntingdon
M. Jeanne Wonder '42 Zeta Tau
Alpha who did not return' this:
year married the boy from home
in West 'Virginia last Saturday.
THE DAILY COLLEGIAN
May Be Abolished
Pending the outcome of sorority
decisions next week, Panhellenic
Council-proposed the abolishment
cf ,chapel dates and decided
against presentation of favors at
open houses--at its meeting- Wed
First open house was set for 4 to
S:SO gyp. m. next Tuesday: " All
houses will entertain freshmen
and transfers who will drop in
with Out special invitation, and
, who. may remain only 30 minutes
at each house.
Every other week thereafter Un
til Christmas vacation each soror
ity will . hold an open house with
the seCond,scheduled on a Monday
third Wednesday, fourth Thurs
day; and fifth Friday,
Plans for the' Panhellenic dis
trict-convention on 'NoVember 8,
9, and 1.1) 'are' progressing. 'under
Mrs.' A. AnderSoxi, general
chairman; with the 'appointment
of- the - following Panhellenic mem
bers :to various ccirrimitteeshouS
- Marion - M. Eberts• '42; '
rangernexits:' Mina .A. Smith ' ,'4l,
and 'Marjorie - 13: •Strode '42; reg:.
•istration! Margaret L. Embury '42
and .Izrarriet; Singer '4l; and' pub:.
lieityi Arita - L. Hefferan
"Bonehead?" - said Miss "Shuk
Yee -,Chan, - pursing -her lips and
cocking her'head at the wqrd writ
ten on the blackbqard. Then sud
,denly her slanting eyes brightened
-behind the thick glasses and she
tossed her black hair back from
"Oh, I see,"-.she laughed. "You
mean .there's nothing in it."
"Sookie," "an exchange student
from China• who has' been doing
graduate work. in plant pathology
at the College, is learning Amer
ican slang. Her slang instructor is
Prof. J. Ben Hill who also teaches
botany up in Buckhout Lab.
He is evidently using classroom
techniques in teaching Sookie, or
perhaps she is just an intelligent
pupil, for, as Dr. Hill puts it,
"Sookie learns very quickly; she's
a diligent Worker."
Indeed, so amazing has her pro
gress been that she astonished a
group of graduate students one day
by a slangful explanation of a
campus co-operative. "You see,"
she told 'them, "each person puts
two dollars in the kitty and every
She took the word "bonehead" in
its literal sense one day when Dr.
Hill told her that he was planning
to quiz his students. "Softening up
the boneheads?" she asked in her
most nonchalant slang.
Since Miss Chan is planning to
spend another year here• ,there's
no telling how much more she'll
Survey And War Relief
Sponsored By Pfti'Wes
A survek" of freshman women
discover how many are related
Ito Penn State-alumni will be eon
413.1qted 133rPhilotes. . '
Knitting ,sweaters and making
layettes "RI.. war -relief .iS another .
,M4ry Ellen pielll
'4l and E. Louise Steininger '4l
have charge of getting necessary
materials from the Red Cross.
Yam Kippur services will be
held in the Presbyterian , , church
"on West eßaver Avenue at 6:30
p. -m.-today and from' Vuntil sun
set tomorrow, .it' was announced
by Rabbi Benjamin M. Kahn yes
terday. ' •
Charifides itch Officers
New officers for Charitides, local
sorority, are .Catherine, L. Hagerty
'4l, president; Alexandrig A. !Mc-
Lean '4l; vice-president and rush - -
irg . - chairman; F..Fisehler
'43., secretary; .and Margaret 0..
We, The Women—
Penn State Spirit
Not A June Grad
ALUMIVINI DAY, -tomorrow, is
more than a weekend when old
grads come back to see the Alma
Mater beat the tar out of her op
It is a weekend when fraternity
pledges sleep on the floor and co
eds push two beds together so that
Mary 'O2, and Jane '25 can get
It is the weekend that the old
boys and girls come back to extol
campus improvements and remin
isce on "the grounds and buildings
way back when."
It is the weekend once a year:
that the plums claim for their
own. Mr. Magnate meets ' Mike
Raboski and finds he is from the;
same class. Then theyaye pals:
for two .days, until Sundai—when
-Mr. M. goes .hack to run his com
pany and-Mike goes back to dig-'
It is—the time for -successful ,
-grads to "tell how they did it" and
for others who will always be
freshmen to show the boys that
the bay window doesn't amount to
a darn and that they are still:
young enough for a good time.
It is the weekend they all pack
into Beaver stands and tell how
NO: 11 pulled that end around run
.that wbn the game against-Buck
sylvania back in •'O7. They will
say that was the year we should'
have - been in the Rose Bowl. •
It is the weekend that the Col
lege unites in' presenting "Beat
West Virginia" spirit—on frater
nity lawns .and on Beaver Field.
It is a weekend we all look for
ward to--for the chance to see our
grads come. back. And we'll wel
come`them in the way we will
want to be greeted in a few years
—with some good Penn State
spirit-something which doesn't
graduate in, June.
While Hall Pool Ranks
High In Cleanliness
Coed mermaids. needn't worry
about swimming in unsafe waters,
for White Hall's 35 feet by 75 feet
swimming pool is one of the clean
est pools in the east. if filtration,
bacteria analysis, and di:ainage are
considered important criteria.
Approximately 135,000 gallons
of water go through three filters at
the rate of 282 gallons a minute.
EVery eight, hours there is a corn-
plete change of pool water, and
filtration continues daily for 24
The pool has been drained four
times :since its opening, and no
bacteria count has been found.
Each week it is vacuumed and
E. S. HAMER, Distributor
Golden Guernsey Milk
Dari-Rich Chocolate Milk
101 West Nittany
Co-op Elects Officers
Nittany co-op elected the follow
ing officers this week: Betty A.
Whittaker '4l, .president; Betty, A.
Mickey '42, vice-president; and
Melba E. Dixon '42, fire chief.
Bank Executive Speaks
Mr. Jonathan E. Steere, first
vice-president of the Girard •Trust
Company. of Philadelphia, will
spaak•on "Money and Banking" at
Room 121 LA, 4 p. m. today. All
C and F students are asked to at
that Custom Character
Need Not be Expensive
It took months of
expenmentmg to per
feet the hand-applied
lustrous finish on this
stop in 04 .see
"We Fit Shoes by X-Ray"
135 S. ALLEN ST.
Tal Jones, Mgr.