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Coeds Mad Knitting In WSGA Drive
For British War Re
Materials Available For
Soldiers' War Clothing
Needles and wool are now avail
able to women students who wish
to knit for the British War Relief
Society in the drive sponsored by
WSGA Senate, according to Janet
L. Eyer '42, committee chairman.
Socks, round neck sweaters with
sleeves, sleeveless sweat ers,
thumbless mittens, double scarfs,
and single scarfs are being knit
for soldiers in grey, navy, and
Non-knitting coeds should con
tact 'Miss Eyer so special classes
may be formed for knitting in
structions. Articles begun now-are
to be returned before Christmas
to help supply the great demand.
Collection of old clothes from
both men and women students has
been placed under the committee
headed by Miss Eyer. Members are
Sylvia P. Schmidle '42, H. Ann
Carruthers '44, and 'Betty W. Story
Committee members have re
quested that students bring old
'clothes from home to contribute
to the drive provided there are no
British War Relief chapters there.
Supervision of dry cleaning and
packing the clothes will be a com
Advisors to the committee are
Mrs. C. R. Austen and Mrs. Nelson
W. Taylor of State College.
Locust Lane Lodge
Holds War Relief Social
With blue and white streamers
and football pennants as their dec
orative theme, freshman women at
Locust Lane Lodge will give an in
formal war relief social which
anyone may attend at the Lodge
from 7:30 p. in. until 1 a. m. to
In addition to dancing, there will
be a fortune telling booth and a
get-acquainted booth where men
will pay five cents to be presented
to any coed at the dance. A box of
candy and a cake will be raffled
off at five cents a chance, and
cider and candy will be sold.
Admission' will be 10 cents per
person.: Proceeds will be turned
over to war relief agencies,
Fruit Growing Short Course
Commences November 18
A course in commercial fruit
growing will be the second short
course given in the agricultural
school this semester. Commencing
on Monday and continuing till
December 14, the four week
course will succeed the poultry
husbandry session which is being
given at the present time.
Besides the above named cour
ses, sessions will be given in ani
mal husbandry, dairy manufac
turing, 'dairy farming and gener
. To The
Breads. and Rolls
Colds Lessened Outdoors
Cites Havens In Ledure
"Anyone who spends much time
indoors in class rooms and offices
has nine times as much chance of
contacting a cold as the policeman
who stands on the street corner
all day," stated Dr. Paul Havens,
of Jefferson Medical Colege, Phil
adelphia in a lecture on "Pneu
monia and the Common Cold," in
Schwab Auditorium, Wednesday.
"Outdoor life tends to streng
then resistance,".. Dr. Havens ex
ilained, "and this helps to stave
off many colds."
"If people woul6' realize that
every cold costs them about $l5,
they would take more precau
tions," Dr. Haven& continued.
Noting that little progress has
been made in preparing an anti
cold vaccine, Dr. Havens praised
the fight against pneumonia as one
of the finest achievements in mod
WOMEN IN SPORTS
Last wekend's Camp Counselor
Conference: stressed sessions on
camp songs, swimming games and
stunts, arts and crafts, and party
games to form a successful sequel
to last spring's Camp Conclave.
The latter included panel discus
sions on rainy day programs,
camper participation, camper
counsellbr relations and water
front programs, guest speakers,
Coed counsellors are now look
ing forward to another spring ses
sion, but this time at the WRA
Cabin, with emphasis on fire
building, outdoor cookery, nature,
and athletics. Barbara Joy, na
tional camper may be guest speak-
Present plans also call for a col
laboration of the first Camp Con
clave booklet, not yet printed,
with reports from this conference.
Particular points of merit for
the last convention were Mrs. H.
Donald Esh's arts and crafts lore,
Last weekend's Camp Counselor
projects, and the employment
bureau set up in the WRA office
for prospective camp counsellors.
Six Hotel Students Visit
Exposition In New York
Six seniors, who constitute the
first graduating class in the hotel
administration curriculum at the
College, returned yesterday from
a four day field trip to New York
City. The six students attended
the Silver Jubilee of the National
Hotel Exposition and also were
taken on• extensive tours of the
Waldorf-Astoria and Pennsylvania
The six who made the trip were:
Bayard Bloom, Walter L. Bollin
ger, Daniel D. DeLancey, John D.
Hartnett, Frank D. Leach, and
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Code: R.W.—Ride wanted.
RW—Hbg. This afternoon. Geor
gia 345 Ath Hall.
PW—Lebanon Nov. 16 after 4:30
RW—Phila. L—Wed., Nov. 27,
noon. C—E. Barnett, 108 Jordan.
RW—(2) EaSton or vicinity Nov.
22 after 11. C—Laubach 5051.
PW—Greensburg or vicinity Sat
noon. C—Fred 3418.
Four girls from China and one
from Puerto Rico are among - 500
students attending the College , of
7 6t..:Teresa.atAziaorta, Minn:
WSGA Senate Announces
Coed Weekend Hours
Three o'clock permissions for
tonight and one o'clock permis
sions for tomorrow night have
been granted all wcmen students
by WSGA Senate.
Freshman coeds may not date
for the football game and must
be in by 5:30 p. m. Sunday.
Upperclass women may date un
til 10 p. m. Sunday.
Intramural sports managers,
elected this week to represent
their respective groups were an
nounced last night by Betty L.
Ziegler, WRA intramural sports
Manager of Alpha Chi Omega
is Pauline Crossman '43; Alpha
Epsilon Phi, Mary I. Greenberg
'42; Alpha Omicron Pi, Betty E.
Widger '42: Chi Omega, Ethel M.
Patton '42; Delta Gamma, E.
Louise Hack '42.
Gamma Phi Beta, Dorothy C.
Ellis '43; Kappa Alpha Theta,
Marge King '42; Kappa Kappa
Gamma, Joyce S. Goodale '4l;
Philotes, Bertha Black '42; Phi
IVlu, Vera J. Palmer "41; Theta Phi
Alpha, Helen L. Mazur '42.
Zeta Tau Alpha, Beatrice J.
Baumunk '42; Charitides, Eleanor
L. Arnold '4l; Grange, Gladys E.
Fitting '43 and Janet V. Holmes
'43; Women's Building, Ellen Esta
Sherk '44 and Harriette Block '44;
past Atherton, Marjorie R. Cham
West Atherton, Odette M. Scri
vanich '43; McAllister Hall, Win
fred E. Spahr '44; i 34 W. Beaver
Avenue, G. Alice iliti well '44; 134
E. Foster street, N. Jeanne Zug;
236. S. Frazier street, Vera M.
Neal '4l; 222 W. College avenue,
Glayds E. Mohn '42; 129 S. Miles
street, Martha J. Haverstick '44;
312 Locust Lane, Elizabeth J.
Wiley '43; and 139 S. Frazier
street, Miriam R. Alderman '43.
With Other Women—
Other Coeds Help
Boost School Spirit
A real boost to football and
school spirit is Juanita McCrury
of 'Paris Junior College, Texas,
who actually plays on the football
team - , specializing in placement
Indiana University s t u de n t s
drink milk from bottles whose tops
carry three cheers for the team,
while Cornell women featured
football decorations, recorded Cor
nell songs, and group singing at
their weekly tea.
_to the latest fashions
of "dramatic folds" and "over-the
arch shoes," Indiana women are
longing for the free flares and
spectators featured in 1939-40.
Gettysburg freshman women are
dinkless, mittenless and talking to
boys, now that their customs are
Zeta Initiates Three
Zeta Tau Alpha initiated Bea
trice J. Baumunk '4l, Betty A.
Bischoff '4l, and Jean L. Knapp'4l
at the home of Mrs. Howard Nies
ley this week.
Fresh Exchange Dinners
An exchange dinner, preceded
by dancing in McAllister Hall
lobby at 4:30 p. m, was given by
24 men from the Billet Club and
24 freshman women from McAl
lister Hall yesterday.
LEGAL PAPERS , -
Eugene & Leder er
114-E.:Beawer*Ave. 4 6 •
THE DAILY COLLEGIAN
Coed Hockey Tilt
Set For Today
Teams of selected coeds will bat
tle in the annual Army-Navy game
to climax the fall hockey season on
Holmes Field at 4:15 p.m. today,
Betty L. Zeigler '42, WRA intra
mural manager, announced last
night. 1n ,case of rain, the game
will be postponed to 10:15 a.m. to
Probable starting lineups are
Army: Forwards Frances M.
Angle '44, Eleanor Cloud '43, Paul
ine Crossman '43, Gertrude L.
Hellmers '4l, Bernice M. Maurer
'42, Pauline M. Rugh '43, Mildred
M. Taylor '42; Halfbacks—Mildred
Cookerly '44, Marry. Devling '43,
Adele Levine '44, Ethel" M. Patton
'42; Fullbacks—Janet V. Holmes
'42, Grace L. Judge '44, Marie L.
Kulp '43; Goalie—Ann Sheffield
Navy: Forwards Martha G.
Duffman '43, Gladys E. Fitting '43,
Martha J. Haverstick '44, Helen F.
Hooper '44, Dorothy M. Pearce '4l,
Vivian M. Smith '4l, Jean E. Stov
er '44; Halfbacks—H. lone Cramer
'44, Ann T. Drives •'43, Sarah J.
Jackson '43, Dorothy M. Wagner
'42; Fullbacks—V. Dorothy Rad
cliffe '42, 'Margery J. Rosenberg
'4l, Betty E. Widger '4l; Goalie—
Odette 1 11 V Scrivanich '43.
Spinster Skip Profits
Amount To Nearly $436
Proceeds of Mortar Board's
Spinster's Skip, amounting to ap- -
proximately $436, be used for
scholarships, Red Cross, and the
student emergency fund, co-chair
men L. Eleanor Benfer '4l and
Vera L. Kemp '4l, - announced last
This amount tops all previous
records of Spinster Skip profits,
with last year's proceeds amount
ing to $lB5, and 1933's to $250. It
is believed that this is the largest
profit ever made by a women's
Dinners, Library Noise
Discussed By House
Exchange dinners with down
town dormitories anti plans to help
eliminate noise in the library were
discussed by WSGA House of Re
presentatives this week.
M. Agnes Peebles '4l and Dor
othy E. Saltzmann '42 will head
the exchange dinner committee
and Marjory E. McFarland '43 and
Marion E. Sperling '42 were ap
pointed to interview Mr. Willard
P. Lewis, College librarian, this
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These reduced long distance rates are in effect
every night after 7 .and all day SurTday. Take ad
vantage of them to get-in touch with the folks back
home and without-of-town-friends.
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11LEPHONE•COPA AN OF PIEMIsTLVANW- 6 ;
TYPICAL NIGHT AND
FOR 3-MINUTE STATION-TO-STATION CALLS
RIDAY, NOVEMBER 15; 1940
Fifteen freshman women
were appointed Monday to five
standing Freshman Council com
mittees by Margaret K. Sher
man, sophomore senator.
- Those-appointed were—dining
room: Eugenia D. Bundick,
Janet E. Graham. Florence I.
Jaffey, and Dorothy L. Jones;
scholarship: Dorothy M. Bor
ing and Jeannette L. Young;
good will: Betty R. Broderick,
Dora Culver, Ruth L. Popp, and
Betty W. Story; bnlletin board;
Margot D. Blass and Alberta M.
Spudis; student-faculty rela
tions: Phyllis E. Garrison, Mar
cella A. Knauff and Jeanne L.
We, The Women—
For And Against
A Quota System
THE FACT THAT the Panhel
lenic conference theme of sorority
cooperation failed to end with-the
wekeend parley deserves some
'comment. That this . cooperation
can go so far to to make Greek
groups on some campuses help
their weaker Panhellenic sister
rush amazed many of the con
The existance of a quota system
is no doubt responsible for the
success of this cooperative rush
aid. When one house fills its
quota of pledges it pitches in and
rushes for its sister houses. At
one college strong houses are pro
hibited from pledging upperclass
women and transfers to give_ the
weak houses a chance.
Against the quota system can
be stated that it isn't fair fo fresh
man women to find afer pledging
that their rushers are members of
Much more can he added against
a . quota system.
But we agree with delegates
from Bucknell University, Wash
ington College, and the University
of South Carolina that the system
fosters better Panhellenic rela
Fireside Discussions .
To Commence Tonight
The first in a series of Fireside
Discussions will take place at the
home of Rabbi and Mrs. Benjamin
M. Kahn, 301 S. Pugh Street at
The discussion will be based on
the topic of the "Town Meeting
of the Air." Tonight's subject is
"Is this our war?"