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A public ambush of Penn State's traveling basketball squad Sun
day •night at Co-op COrner will set .off the first outdoor basketball
Pep rally of the season. •
-The. rally, sponsored by Hat
planned to be held' at Schwab• Au
By DAVE PELLNITZ
The State Party mixer origin
ally scheduled for Sunday night
has been cancelled- indefinitely
, because of the basketball pep
rally planned for the same time,
Thomas Farrell, -acting head of
the State Party workshop, said at
the workshop meeting last night.
At the meeting, the first of a
planned series, chairmen of the
six fields of party activity ex
plained.the operation of their sec
Melvin Rubin, platform com
told the group that work
should be started immediately on
the nlatform. He brought out that
the platform • will be formulated
openly' by the students them
selves and not secretly by the
steering committee as has , been
the rule -in the past.
Ward set-up - was explained by
Ernest Famous head of the ward
-committee, while Rae DelleDonne
emphasized the need for a - strong
membership group. She said
that the membership committee
- 1 1qwas responsible for setting up a
edirectory of the party, checking
on clique membership, providing
entertainment, and checking the
ballots in the clique elections.
The work of the publicity com
mittee was discussed by Robert
Kritt and distribution work was
covered by . Franklin Reese.
Farrell said that attendance at
workshop meetings will count
toward the necessary two meet
ing attendance eligibility rule for
Today. Is Lait Day
For Fee Payments
Today is the last day to pay
student fees for the spring semes
' Fees may be paid at any time
between 9 a.m, and 4 p.m. in 6
David •C. Hogan, bursar, asked
students to check the lists of fees
posted by matriculation number
on one side of the room and make
out checks before getting into the
payment lines. This would speed
up payment; he pointed out.
Students who pay fees late will
be charged a $5 fee.
Is Not Foreseen
The spasmodic flurries of snow
4.. which: have been falling_ in State
College' since yesterday morning
are not an indication of a snow
bound weekend, the Meteorology
, department reported.
Thq flurries, which_ are ex
pected-'to continue ,this morning,
are the result of . a 'cold front
that ' passed through this area
yeSferday. morning, the depart
ment. 'said; .and colder tempera
tures' are in sight.
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Society Council; was originally
ditorium. Yesterday that site was
. Planned as a "complete sur
prise to the team," according to
Ric"..ard Rostmeyer, president of
Androcles, the rally and ambush
are designed to welconie back the
team from its five-day road trip.
President Milton S. Eisen
hower has promised. to s - 3eak at
the rally if possible, along with
John Lawther, former basketball
coach at the College. •
Students wil gather at 5:30 p.m.
at the corner of Ccillege avenue
and Allen street, prepared' to stop
the bus carrying the 11 men and
Coach Elmer Gross as it rolls into
State College from ' Syracuse.
They are scheduled to arrive at
the Post House at 5:40 p.m.
Clair George, vice president of
Hat Society Council, will appear
as master of ceremonies, and both
men and women cheerleaders
have agreed to lead the, demon
The squad meets Colgate to
night at Hamilton, N. Y. and
travels to Syracuse tomorrow.
The 11-man traveling squad in
cludes Jesse Arnelle, Jiin Block
er, Frank DeSalle, Ed Haag, Chet
Makarewicz, Jay McMahan; Joe
Piorkowski, Herin• Sledzik, Jack
Sherry, Ron Weidenhammer and
The annual winter , bugaboo,
upper respiratory infection, has
hit the College aga i n, putting
20 students in the infirmary and
causing many others to visit the
dispensary for relief.
Dr. Herbert R. Glenn, College
physician, was quick to say yes
terday- that this is "not an epi
demic," adding that this is quite
a common occurrence each year.
Students started to enter . the
infirinary with complaints a week
ago, officials said, and now 20 of
the 31 patients in the infirmary
are suffering from the infection.
The dispensary is receiving
about 100 new students with the
infection each day, Glenn said.
About 300 are visiting the' dispen
sary each day for relief, he add
ed, but approximately .200 of
those are revisits.
Plans for Airport
The College has no intention of operating any airport anywhere
and never has had'any- such intentions, C.' S. Wyand, assistant to
the President, told some 200 citizens of State College at a town
meeting last night.
"Despite the' best efforts of College officials to be helpful in
creating and maintaining an airport, there is nothing which: the
College can legally do to be help
full," Wyand said.
The meeting was' organized by
the State College Lion's club to
explain - to the townspeople the
airport situation - as
by the Centre County Airport
Authority and other interested
Speaking on authorization of
President Milton, S. Eisenhower,
,Wyand said an all-weather air
port "would be a great conveni
ence to visitors' to the College."
• The College recognizes the im
pOrtance of an airport for:Centre
county, Vat has no - - preference
as to where it should be located.
The College, Wyand said, has
`offered . . to turn • dyer to the Cen
tre County Airport Authority its
option of • 41 'a yeaf 'on" the Mo.
FOR A BETTE
STATE COLLEGE, PA., FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 22, 1952
The oldest intercollegiate debate
relationship in Pennsylvania will
be continued today when the
Penn State men meet a team from
Dickinson College at 4 p.m. in
This will be the 49th meeting
of the two schools, whose rivalry
began in 1903.
David Swanson, a member of
the team which brought home
the Boston Debate Tournament
trophy Sunday, and John Baron,
will argue affirmative for Penn
The question is "Resolved: That
th e federal government should
adopt a permanent program of
wage and price control." The
non-decision debate will be cross
examination style—"a courtroom
approach," according to manager
Clair George, which gives each
man a chance to question his op
The match, one of the few in
tercollegiate debates on campus
this year, is open to the public,
When Penn State first met Dick
inson in 1903, it- was one of the
top campus affairs of the time,
according to Prof. Joseph F. O'-
Brien, debate coach.
Ran . Special Train
The Chapel in Old Main was
festooned with blue, red and
white streamers for the occasion,
and an orchestra from Williams
port and the Penn State Mandolin
Club provided additional enter
The Bellefonte Central ran a
special train to bring 100 Dickin
son students to the event. Daniel
H. Hastings, then governor of the
state, was to be chairman of the
debate, but at the last minute
he was unable to come and Pres
ident Atherton took over.
Dickinson team won that de
bate, which was on the topic, "Re
solved: That the United States
government establish a national
The next day an item in the
Free Lance, predecessor to Colle
gian, read: "We ar e filled not
with regret because of a victory
lost, but with pleasure because
of the splendid showing of our
Penn State won the following
year, and since then many of the
debates have been non-decision.
Snow Ball Canceled
The Snow Ball, which was
to have been held at 9 tonight
in the Wesley Foundation, has
lege doesn't want it. The only
reason it was not -turned down
when'- offered, he explained, was
because President Eisenhower
and his assistants, desiring to be
of as much help as possible, de
cided first to offer the • option to
the airport authority.
If the authority wishes to take
up the $1 a year option it is at
liberty to do so, Wyand said, for
the • College legally cannot be
During the process of negoti
ations during which options were
undertaken by the authority over
the State College Air Depot site,
the College investigated all plans
apparent under which it could,
legally, help in the project, Wy
nivo plans were considered, he
said,but had to be discarded.
Open to Public
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In Annual Show
The curtain will rise at 8 tonight in Schwab Auditorium to open
the 1952 All-College Talent Show, sponsored by the Penn State Club.
Nine single and group acts will be competing for $5O in cash prizes.
Tickets for the show are on sale at the Student Union desk in
Old Main. The price is 85 cents apiece.
Gene Love, master of ceremonies, will be aided by Allan Glou
and hiF "Stardusters," who will
accompany the vocalists and play
Carl Espey, social chairman of
the Penn State Club, reported
that a party will be held after the
show in 405 Old Main for mem
bers of the club, their dates, and
the performers. '
Robert Klug, guest star and
last year's winner and the Col
legians Quartet will be added
features for the 12th annual
show. Members of the Quartet
are Jerome Capitanoff, Maynard
Hill, William Daveys, and James
Arrangements for a student ex
change program between the Col
lege and the Office National des
Universities, of France, have been
completed, according to Dr. Rob
ert J. Clements, head of the De
partment of Romance Languages.
Dr. Clements explains that the
French government office will re
serve a teaching fellowship for
one Penn State graduate, while
an outstanding French national
will be given an assistantship to
assist in teaching oral French at
Living expenses and a small sti
pend will be given the American
recipient, who will teach English
several hours weekly in a French
school in a Fr en c h university
Students who wish to apply for
the fellowship may enter an ap
plication with the Department of
Romance Languages, 300 Sparks,
before April 15. Men and women
preparing for a career in Romance
languages and literatures will.re
The State College blo o d
drive, sponsored by the bor-
Dugh Rotary Club, could use
about 60 student contributors,
C. W. Stoddart Jr., chairman
of the Red Cross chapter, said
yesterday. Contributions will
be made Wednesday.
Stoddart said• he had hoped
It would not be necessary to
all on students, to reach the
200 pint goal, but it is now ap
parent students will be need
Those who wish to donate
may call 3162 during the day
or 3197 during the evening.
The pledge deadline will be to
morrow night. Donors must be
21 or over.
Donations will take place
from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednes
da y• at the Presbyterian
Church, Stoddart said, and
students will receive schedule
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Dance Opens Show
Klug will play "Rondo Capric
cioso" by Mendelssohn, and the
quartet will sing "All the Things
You Are," and "Massachusetts."
The Quartet's third number will
be announced at the show.
Peggy Mayberry, character
dancer, will open the show with a
"Gypsy Dance." James McCaug
han, baritone, will follow with his
renditions of "Lullaby of Broad
way" and "Please, Mr. Sun."
Rodney Stegall will present a
comedy skit with a variety of im
personations. ' Arnold Paparazo,
accordionist, will present "Trieste
Overture." Ending the first part
of-the show will be Gayle Thrush
with an acrobatic dance.
Edward Rolf, baritone, will
open the second part of the show
with renditions of "You Are
Love" and "You'll Never Walk
Alone." Edward Eckl will pre
sent a magician's act. Part of his
act will feature the help of two
volunteers from the audience.
Charles Caricato will give his
impersbnations of Al Jolson's
"Mammy" and "Swanee." To com
plete the nine acts a modern
dance interpretation of "Slaugh
ter on Tenth Avenue" will be
presented by Nancy Bradfield and
Audience applause will decide
the winners of $25, $l5, and $lO
Town Council filled only one
of six war d vacancies at its
elections meeting last night. Three
residents of ward 11 nominated
and elected Lincoln Warrell rep
resentative, and Karl Shilliff,
Payson Clyde, elections com
mittee chairman, said ward rep
resentatives still must be elected
from wards 1,2, 15, 16, and 18.
He also said anyone who was in
terested in representing his ward
should attend the next council
meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in 104
Otto Standhardt, ward 13, and
John Chappel, ward 19, w ere
named to serve as ward leaders
for their respective wards. They
had served as alternates. , William
Oldt was appointed ward 23 rep
The wards that are still not
1. South Allen (1-301)
2. South Allen (301---)
15. Fairway Road, Clarence,
Hillcrest, Taylor, North Allen and
Atherton, North Burrowes, and
16. Sunset View, Thomas, Mc-
Kee, Holmes, Adams, Mitchell,
and HartsiNick ave.
18. Highland avenue, McAllister,
and South Pugh (1-299).