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VOL. 37—No. 60
By College Choir
The annual Christmas Vesper
Service, a traditional custom...at
Berm Stater will be presented by
the College choir of 110 voices,
under the direction of Prof. Rich
ardW. Grant; head of the music
department, in Schwab Auditor
ium at 3:30 p. m. tomorrow.
As a new feature of the service,
•the Glee Club will sing two num
bers, ".Alleluia,". by Bach, and
"The - Christ-Child," by Cornelius.
The latter selection includes a so
prano.obligato to be sung.by Mrs:
Willa C. Taylor.
Chaplain - John H. Frizzell, whb
,has .general"Supervisio% over the
- service,. has announced there will
be. • no, chapel
The. complete program:,
Prelude:."Hymn of Glory" Yon;
.DoicOlogy, Invocation, Lord's Pray
Choir: "The First Noel" tradi
%Girl's Voices of the Choir: "Lit
tle:Child, Jesus" Edgar Moy.
. - .Hymn: It Came Upon the Mid
. ChOir: "Joseph Faithful. Joseph
Mine" Theodore Ganschow.
Hymn: "Angels from the Realm
Choir: "When Curtained Dark
Offertory: "Holy Night" Arr.
Men's Glee Club: "The Christ
Child" Cornelius,- Solo 'Mrs.
; Willa - . C, Taylor, "Alleluia" Bach.
- Choir: "Shepherds Rejoice" Guy
Hymn: "Joy to the World."
Postlude: "Halllelujah Chorus"
Trio Trustees Named
:.:Two.-College trustees have been
included in a list of 1,047 appoint-
merits by Governor James which
'Will •be-submitted to the state leg
,iglature-when it opens on January
They are Roger W. Rowland,
property and supplies secretary in
James' cabinet, and Edgar C.
Weichel. Both appointments re
quire confirmation by the Senate.
Lafe News Bulletins
• Cairo The British Commun
ique from here tonight reported
that British mechanized forces
were driving the Italians to a point
in the desert where they hoped to
bottle them up in a narrow pass.
It was reported that 25,000 Italian
'troops had been captured. Terrific
sandstorms hindered the battle in
• Albania • Greek troops . , sue
•-ceeded tonight in capturing the
lbanian town -of Tepelini and
,e c ntinued to beat back•the Italian
forces.. Fighting was almost irn
'Possible:for. part of the day be
eause of heavy. blizzards.
F:, : ',-.l.ondon Despite severe bomb
"`' gs on the Midland town of Shef
rfield last night, the British say
:;Steel mills are again working at
'lull capacity, and that little dam
: age was done to the industrial sec
London It w \ as reported• here
SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 14, 1940, STATE COLLEGE, PA
To Hold Smoker Monday
Sigma Delta Chi, honorary
journalism fraternity, will hold
a journalism smoker at Phi
Kappa Tau fraternity Monday
night at 8 p.m.
Chester L. Smith, sports editor
of the 'Pittsburgh Press, is to be
the principle speaker. Mr. Smith
is one of the best writers in his
field and is connected with Sports
broadcasting at KDKA, Pitts
burgh broadcasting ,center.
Representatives of newspaper
staffs from Altoona, Lewistown,
Philipsburg, and many other
towns and cities will be present
at the smoker and will give
brief talks. Entertainment for
those present has also been ar
Approve NYA, CCC
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec: 13.—Early
in November the voters of the na
tion returned President Roosevelt
to the White House fora third
term. The New Deal, now in pow
er for another four years, will
probably grow more and more to
be a permanent component of
American economy. Which of its
features should be. continued;
which should be discarded?
College students have an inter
est in the kind of nation they will
live in when they enter active cit
izenship. Student Opinion Sur
veys of America has polled a .re
presentative sample of the entire
11. S. enrollment in order to ar
rive at an accurate measurement
of college. sentiment on this issue.
interviewers that what they like
about the New Deal is this:
1. The opportunities it has cre
ated for youth under C.C.C. and
2. The security it has brought
to the unfortunate aged.
. Following are the percentages:
As the most successful agencies
that should be continued—
C.C.C. mentioned by 25 % 20 %
N.Y.A. mentioned by 23 16
Social security mentioned
by 22 8
Other agencies mentioned
As the most unsuccessful agen
cies that should not be continued:
W.P.A. mentioned by 27 %
A.A.A. mentioned by 11
Other agencies mentioned
None mentioned by
by reliable sources that a Norweg
ian ship bearing Canadian soldiers
headed for service in England was
sunk off the coast of Ireland to
Bahama Islands The Duke of
Windsor and President Roosevelt
held a private conference today on
one of the Bahama Islands, the ex
act one not being disclosed. Tile
Duke later said he and the Presi
dent discussed the newly acquired
naval bases which the United
States received from England in
return f6r 50 destroyers.
Nicholan Island—One thousand
British fishermen, victims of the
British blockade, are eagerly
awaiting the arrival of a "mercy"
ship bearing food and fuel from
the United States tonight. The
men have been stranded on the
island for several month, unable
to get back to England because of
the war blockade.
OF THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE COLLEGE
Head '44 Campus And Independent Slates
JOHN B. CRAMP,
PAUL M. HEBERLING,
Running mates for president and vice president in the freshman
elections, to be held in the first floor lounge in Old Main on Monday
'from 9a.m.to 8 p. m., are pictured above. Paul O. Frey and Robert
- L. Walters will teani `as Campus president and vice president candi
dates respectively, against an Independent slate of John B. Cramp
and Paul M. Heberling.
Frey, Cramp Vie For President
In Freshmen Elections, Monday
With electioneering hitting its
zenith and victories predicted by
both Campus and Independent
parties, the freshman class will
crowd Old Main on Monday to
elect class officers, who will gov
ern activities until the All-College
elections in late April.
Voting will be continuous from
9 a. m. to 8 p. m. in the first floor
lounge with matriculation cards
and AA books required as identi
fication. Electkin results will be
released as soon as they are tabu
lated by the Freshman Elections
Committee, which is headed by H.
Leonard Krouse '42.
Candidates for offices. will be:
president,. John B. Cramp (I) and
Paul 0. Frey (C); vice president,
Paul M. Heberling (I) and Robert
L. Walters (C); secretary, Betty
Rose Broderick (C) and Phyllis
R. Watkins (I); and 'historian,
Helen E. Dodd—(l) and E. Clinton
After the polls close, party
chairmen may present their griev
ances concerning election viola
tions to the election committee
which will judge the complaint
and dock the offending party eith
er 10 or 20 votes according to the
nature of the violation.
Some of the election violations
include electioneering in Old Main
while voting is in progress, con
versation with prospective voters;
and use of cars for vote-getting.
The election will be supervised
by Krouse, Thomas J. - Hensen,
Robert D, Baird, Mildred M. Tay
lor, Barbira Torrence, Dorothy
Savard, Ross B. Lehman, and A.
Pat Nagelberg, all juniors.
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PAUL 0. FREY,
ROBERT L. WALTERS,
Wyand Appointed Advisor
To Defense Commissioner
Charles S. Wyand, assistant
professor of economics, has been
appointed technical adviser on
buying problems to Harriet Elli
ott, consumer commissioner of
the national defense advisory
Wyand's jokiiinvolVes the de
velopment of techniques through
which purchases of armaments
may be made with a minimum
effect upon the requirements of
the average American family's
standard of living.
Another phase will be plans
for the prevention of profiteering
by manufacturers, wholpsalers,
and retailers. This will mean
some attempt at price control in
Most of Wyand's work will be
done at the College but he will
make many trips to Washington.
To Speak Tomorrow
"Does our economic system need
changing?" will be the topic of
this week's Town Meeting, to be
held at the Hillel Foundation, 7:30
The speakers of the evening are
Dr. Kenneth D. Hutchinson s and
Dr. Charles S. Wyand, assistant
professors in the department of
economics. Rabbi Benjamin M.
Kahn will act as modeiktor.
PRICE THREE CENTS
IF Freshmen Win
A Full List of Competitors
Appears on Page 3
"If the freshman win tomorrow,
customs will be off for good," W.
Lewis Corbin '4l, chairman of Tri
bunal, announced last night in re
gard to the — freshman-sophomore
tug-of-war to be held on New
Beaver Field track at 2:30 p. m.
Competition will be held in three
groups, 135 pounds, 165 pounds,
and 200 pounds. The winner in best
out of three matches in each group
will be given one point and the
freshmen must win at least two
. To constitute a victory, four men.
must be pulled across the line.
Tribunal members will be the sole
judges. The only other stipulation
made was that no cleats would be
The amount of men on each team
has been reduced, Corbin said.
The freshman team was picked by
Jack J. Bard '44 and Thomas I-I.
Staman '44 and the 'sophomore
team was chosen by Charles H.
Ridenour '43 and Frank R. Flynn
Have A Cold I
Better Go To Bed
The best possible treatment for
a cold is to go to bed, but if you
can't take time for that, then by
all means guard against over-tired
ness, the College Health Service
To avoid getting tired, and to
facilitate recovery, the staff made
Don't stand when you can sit;
don't sit when you can lie.
Get two hours extra sleep each
Eat as your appetite dictates,
'but increase your daily ration of
water and fruit juice.
Keep comfortably warm.
If your cold is not cured in three
or four days or if you develop
symptoms other than moderate
discomfort, malaise and a freely
running nose, see your doctor, the
staff advised, because your cold is
now complicated, past the filtrable
"This means," the doctors said,
"that you are a good candidate for
streptococcic sore throat, sinusitis,
abscessed ears, mastoids, bron
chitis, and pneumonia. These, un
like the common cold, are caused
by germs your physician has been
battling successfully for years."
Drydock Christmas Party
Tickets Still Available
Although the Drydock Nite Club
promises to •be a sell-out for its
second annual Christmas party to
night, Drydock committeemen an
nounced last night that table re
servations may still be obtained
today at Student Union.
Santa Claus, loaded with pres
ents for all coeds attending, and
the Three Stooges will highlight
an entertainment card which will
also include carol singing and nov
elty college songs and dancing.
The night spot will be decorated
with mistletoe and a
Holds Pledge Dance
Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity will
hold its annual pledge dance to
night from 9 p. m. to midnight.
The pledges will sp'onsor the
dance, which will be an informal
affair with Rex Rockwell's orches
tra supplying the music.