The daily collegian. (University Park, Pa.) 1940-current, October 22, 1940, Image 1

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VOL. 37—No. 28
Boro Council
Defers Action
On Depot Change
The' resolution of the All-Col
lege Cabinet requesting the Bor
ough Council to reconsider moving
the bus depot off College avenue
Was presented to the Council at its
meeting last night and was refer
red to the police 'committee.
The report of the police commit
tee in regard to all-night parking
was read to the Council by the
Burgess, and included recommend
ations to designate one-side park
ing only on certain streets, other
than Allen street, a portion of
Beaver avenue, College avenue,
and Atherton street; to install ne
cessary street signs before House
party weekend; and to prohibit all
parking on Ridge avenue.
Burgess Wilbur F. Leitzell re
ported that 150 cars less had been
parking on the streets all night
as a result of the parking ordin
A motion was presented to have
the borough solicitor draw up an
amendment to the all-night park
ing ordinance to have certain
streets, to be designated by the
police committee and the Burgess,
made one-way streets with parking
on one side only. The motion was
tabled until the _next meeting in
order to give the police committee
and the Burgess time to consider
specific • street designations.
Two-Day History
Conference Ends
The ninth annual conference of
the Pennsylvania Historical Asso
ciation climaxed its two-day pro
gram Saturday with a business and
discussion meeting here in 'the
morning and a• luncheon and tour
at Bellefonte in the afternoon.
Approximately 150 delegates
were present for the, business
meeting in Room 121 Liberal Arts
Saturday morning. Following the
meeting, papers were presented
concerning "The Scotch-Irish of
In the afternoon the Centre
County Historical Society spon
sored a luncheon at the Penn Belle
Motel in Bellefonte to commemor
aee the town's three goyernors,
Hastings, Curtin and Beaver. Dur
ing the program, papers were pre
sented concerning each. After the
luncheon a tour of points of inter
est in and around Bellefonte was
held as 'the final feature of the con
Gullo Forms Training Band
For Student Musicians
Frank Gullo, assistant professor
of music and director of the ROTC
band, announced yesterday the
formation of a training band for
the purpose of providing guidance
and experience for students who
desire instruction in instrumental
The band is open to all students
and will be conducted in the form
of a clinic with the first meeting
schedUled for Thursday from 4 to
5 p.m. in 401 Old Main. Instruction
in reading music will be featured
along with individual aid on the
technique of playing various in
-strumen ts.
Players who failed to qualify
for Blue Band, ROTC band, or
• orchestra will be offered -an op
porbinity to receive additional ex
perience to enable them to. try out
:again later for any of the musical
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Collegian Price Slashed;
122 Issues for $2.00
The price of The Daily Colleg
ian for the rest of the 1940-41
year has been cut to $2.00 for
local delivery, Lawrence - S.
Driever '4l, business manager,
has announced. There are 122 of
the 150 scheduled issues remain
Mail rates for the rest of the
year have been cut from $3.25 to
$2.75. Rates for the second se
mester will remain as announ
ced: $1.50 local and $2.00 by
Subscriptions will be received
at the Collegian Office, 313 Old
CAA Accepts 30
Student Pilots
Names of the 30 students who
have been accepted for flight train
ing and ground school were releas
ed yesterday by Prof.; Harold A.
Everett, head of the dillege CAA
Following a week of extensive
flight reaction tests and physical
examinations, the College quota of
30 was filled for the preliminary
course •that will be given during
the remainder of the senter.
Students who have been accept
ed are Betty Anne Albright '4l,
Edmund J. Averman Jr : 41, David
Boore '42, James E. Bryson
Allen G. Butler '4l, Mildred E.
Coyle '4l; Paul L. Davies '42, Ralph
A. Decker Jr. '4l, Alviri C. Dill
Jr. '4l, Robert E. Eisiminger Jr.
'4l, George W. Ferguson '42, Rus
sell D. Fneyermuth '42, Benjamin
R. Gardner, John R. Geltz '4l,
Frank E. Grazier.
Donald E. Horst '4l, Morton E.
Jenkins '4l, Owen John '4l, David
N. Kellogg, William S. Kirkpatrick
'4l, •Casimer Krauser '42, Mike
Kyak '4l, Rolland S. Mangel '4l,
Edward J. Maslow '42 ; Dante V.
Morel '4l, Lavern M. Nelson '4l,
Darwin B. Palmer '43,-Richard E.
Walck '42, Fraticis H. Wallace Jr.
'42; Clarence D. Woods '42.
Engineers Stage first
Parade of Year Today
The Engineer unit of ROTC will
hold its first parade today at 4 p.
,the military department has
announced. The parade will be
formed just north of the Armory
and the review will take place
immediately at the rear of the old
Library. -
Colonel F. G. Kellond will ob
serve the parade as part of his in
spection of the Corps here at the
Scabbard and Blade will hold
its second meeting of the year to
night at 7:30 p. m. at the Phi
Gamma Delta fraternity. Colonel
Kellond and Col. Ambrose R.
Emery will be the principle speak
ers. An invitation to this meeting
is extended to all advanced ROTC
students. •
Cabinet To Begin Work
On 1941 Dad's Day Plans
A plan to lower football ticket
prices for the Dad's Day game next
year will probably be broached at
the All-College Cabinet meeting to
night, Arnold C. Laich '4l, All-Col
lege president, said yesterday.
SchoOl council budgets, which
were reconsidered at a special In
terclass - Finance Board meeting
last night, come hefore Cab
inet for -final imirovat: Only one
budget, the -Education . School
.iilc.ayed last lyek.: •
Students Seek
Absentee Vole
Absentee voting for, Pennsyl
vania will get a push from Penn
State students as a result of a post
card drive scheduled to begin to
day under the joint sponsorship of
The Daily Collegian and the All-
College Cabinet.
Free postcards will be provided
at Student Union to all students
who will participate in the drive
by writing to their legislators to
ask a stand in favor of the absentee
Also on hand at Student Union
will be a list of candidates for the
state legislature and the senate
arranged according to the districts
they seek to represent. Both the
postcards and the list 9f candi
dates will be placed at Student
Union at noon.
The purpose of the drive, which
All-College Cabinet tentatively ok
ayed last- Tuesday, is to bring
about the enfranchisement of the
2,000 Penn State students over 21
years of age but hardly able to
vote because they can not afford
the time or expense - of. going to
their home polling places.
Students participating need not
be 21, it was pointed out. They are
asked to get the attitudes of the
legislators and to communicate the
stands taken to Collegian.
Draft Will Call
With one out of 24 draft regis
trants to be called in the first draft
of 800,000 men about 65 students
will be selected, it was disclosed
The quota for Pennsylyania,
with 1,235,442 Kegistranth, has been
tentatively set at 61,552, with half
to be 'called by Marbh 1. Students
registered on the Campus number
ed 1,554 and it was unofficially in:
dicated that The proportions which
apply in the state will also be ef
fective here.
Unlike other registrants, how
ever, students will be permitted to
defer. actual training until the end
of the academic year provided they
request this deferment of their
local draft boards.
The tentative quotas set by Capt.
Robert H. Owens, thief of the
quota division of Selective Service
headquarters, include credits for
the men each state has contributed
through voluntary enlistment. '
To Attend Meeting Today
Prof. Rudolf K. Bernhard, head
of mechanical engineering, will at
tend a meeting of the fundamental
research division of the Welding
Research committee in Cleveland,
Ohio, today.
Mercury Vapor Tubes
Light Land Grant Mural
Mercury vapor tubes to_ pro
vide permanent lighting for the
Land Grant Mural were install
ed yesterday in the main lobby
of Old Main.
The tubes which give - daylight
effect to the fresco provide the
same illumination that Henry
Varnum Poor used while paint
ing the mural.
There is a possibility that the
decorative chandelier which ob
structs a clear front view of the
mural may be dismantled and
other means of illumination pro
vided for in the lobby. However,
no definite' action -has -yet .-been
See editorial on page two.
Repriminds Freshmen I
L. Elinor Benfer, WSGA Judi
ciary Committee chairman, crit
icizes freshmen for their discour
teous conduct and attendance at
the WSGA-PSCA-sponsored class
meetings held every two weeks.
.(For story, see column one.)
`Family Portrait'
Rehensals Marl
Reheaksals for "Fvoli:W.:' Por
trait," Players show to Irpresent
ed December 6 and 7, started last
.night under the direction of Frank
..s . Neusbaurn, assistant professor
i.of :dramatics. -
- Only nine of the- 30 speaking
parts in the cast have been an
nounced. The-,rest will probably
be filled next week, Prof. Neus
baum said.
"Family Portrait" brings Jesus'
family to the stage and shows His
influence on it. Jesus, himself;
never;appears. The play Was writ
ten by Lenore Coffee and William
Joyce Cowen.
Players already cast are Lucetta
Kennedy as Mary, the mother of
Jesus; Joanne M. Palmer '43 as
Mary Cleophas; Marilyn M. Griff
ith '42 and Civia Cohen '42 as Reba
and Naomi ' daughters - in-law of
Mary; and Aimee Sobbott '42 as
Mary Magdalen.
The four sons of Mary, James,
Joseph, Simon, and Judah, are
played by Carroll E. Hippensteel
'43, Howard M. Oppenheimer '43,
Philip W. Eichholtz '43, and Will
iam Cissel '43. •
James Ambandos '43 is cast as
a disciple, John W. Fritz Jr. '4l
portrays a rabbi, and Theodore
Whitehurst '4l has the part of
Doherty '42 Selected
Independent Chairman
Gerald F. Doherty was elected
chairman of the Independent
Party of the junior class to succeed
Earle L. Kemmler, chairman last
year, at a meeting• Thursday night.
Kemmler was installed in a new
office, the vice-chairmanship. Betty
A. Bischoff will serve as secretary
for this year.
The social committee, including
Irene Toth, Janet Herzog, Bob
Kelly and Bob Wasser, announced
that arrangements are being made
for, a combination dance and
Mrs. Grieve Injured
Mrs. Robert S. Grieve, wife of
the freshman track coach, receiv
ed a fractured left ankle and a
broken nose in an auto crash at
the foot of Skytop mountain early
Sunday morning. Mrs. Grieve was
rushed to the Centre County Hos
pital-at Bellefonte. •
'44 Class Meeting
Ultimatum Made
By Benfer, Corbin
In a joint reprimand to the
freshman class L. Elinor Benfer
'4l, WSGA Judiciary chairman,
and W. Lewis Corbin '4l, Tribunal
chairman, required the attendance
of every freshman at the PSCA
WSGA mass meeting in Schwab
Auditorium at 7 p.m. today.
Dr. Robert G. Bernreuter, direc
tor of the College psycho-educa
tional clinic, will lecture on "This
Business of Personality," in the
third of the five class meetings.
Claiming that "great discourtesy
has been shown to faculty leaders
who have offered advisory oppor
tunities which no class has ever
received before," Miss Benfer ex
pressed her disapproval of the lack
of attendance displayed by the
Miss' Benfer intimated that
freshman coecrs have no excuse for
missing these brief lectures which
contain invaluable tips for a better
Penn State student life. Women
will •be checked through dormitory
chaperons, she added.
W. Lewis Corbin, Tribunal pres
ident, said that "Tribunal had
taken steps to insure the attend
ance of the men," and announced
that campus leaders would usher
at the meeting.
Arnold C. Laich 'll, All-College
president, will officiate as chair;
man and Walter Settling '4l, head
cheerlead, John W. Dague '42, and
Edwin S. Jones '4l, will lead the
group in Penn State cheers and
Late News
London "England will have
air supremacy as well as domina
tion of the seas next year," declar
ed Winston Churchill last night.
Nazi bombs fell on London and
South England on the 45th night
of air siege of the English capitol.
British bombers blasted factories
in Germany and extended their
raids to the Italian industrial cen
ters, Milan and Turin, the Air
Ministry reported. High military
authority declared that a mass at
tack against Egypt will be launch
ed by the Axis powers in the near
Washington—The FBI is aware
of the spy situation and alien prob
lem in the United States. The bur
eau warns of the 5,000 potential
saboteurs now working in key fac
tories around Detroit, and declares
that the NLRB and the unions pre
vent the discharge of those em
ployees who cannot furnish suit
able records of citizenship and past
Ankara Turkish newspapers
made outspoken protests and
threats to the Axis powers that
any intervention in the Balkans
would cause Russian assistance to
be sent to the Turks.
Washington President Roose
velt signed a bill providing for the
organization of a "home guard"
to replace the National Guard re
cently called to active service. Any
state that wishes to establish a
unit may but it is not compulsory.