# The herald. (Geneva, N.Y.) 1942-current, April 23, 1942, Image 1

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# T H E HERALD © O F HOBART AND W I L L I A M S M I T H COLLEGES v< ll. L X I I I Established 1879 G E N E V A N. Y ., T H U R S D A Y , A P R I L 23 , 1942 W e e k l y Since 1913 No, 26 DEBATERS A T STATE PARLEY Conference Seeks Improvements O f Inter-American Solidarity By Norman Roth S tu m b lin g into an autom o b ile a t 5: 00 a .m . la s t F r id a y m o rning-,4 fiv e sleepy-eyed debaters, accom p a n ie d b v D r . Jo h n G . VanDeusen, e m b a r k e d f i r w o rld -fam o u s Saratoga a n d th e ltffh annual N e w Y o r k S tate D e b a te C o n ference a t Skidm o re C o lleg e . T h e convention concerned itself w i t h th e strengthen ing of economic, p o litic a l, m ltu r a l, and m ilita r y relatio n s w it h L a t in A m e r ic a . One o f the interesting ideas brought •u t in t h e v a r io u s meetings w a s th a t , henceforth, C a n a d a he included in a l l efforts f o r hem isphere so lid a r ity . T w o u f the m o re im p o rtant reso lu tio n s passed b y th e delegates p r o v id e d fo r ih e fo r m a tio n o f a P a n -A m e r ic a n .eague to replace the e x is tin g P a n - V m c r ic a n U n io n , and the settin g -up of a n In t e r - A m e r ic a n Institute o f E c o ­ nomics a n d Finance for the purpose • > f pro m o tin g economic co o p e r a tio n am o n g th e A m e ricas. The k e y n o te of th e en tire conference was f o r greater cooperation and equality a m o n g a ll th e nations of the W e s tern H e m is ­ phere. This co n feren c e completed th e w o r k • »f the debate group for th e present -season. D u r in g the year, m e m b e rs of th e group m a d e o u t Sll appearances, in c lu d in g inter-collegiate contests and ro u n d -ta b le discussions presented b e ­ fo r e R o t a r y Clubs, church g r o u p s , and < *ther v a r i e d assemblages. U n d o u b t e d ­ ly . the colleges have acqu ired m a n y n e w frie n d s through the m e d iu m of ih e spoken w o rd . B e n T w i s s C o l l e c t i o n A s L i b r a r y D i s p l a y The H e n Tvi-s M e m o r ia l C o llec­ tio n o f p o p u la r hooks <>n Skiing, C a m p in g and M o u n tain C lim b in g lias been assem b le d during the past few i •lays a n d placed upon d is p la y at th e 1 H u lia r t L i b r a r y . Also included a r e a num b e r o f w o rks on A la s k a w h e r e i the p o p u la r Plobart instructor once passed happy days amid t h e nun u i-' tains a n d forests of the N o r t h . W i t h a colorful book-plate designed by N o r m a n K e n t, the c o lle c tio n of some 5(1 vo lu m e s comesas a welcome addition to th e increasingly w e ll- rounded resources of the C o llege’s em ­ porium o f knowledge. T h e purchase of the collection was financed by the O u tin g C lu b w h ich received its m a in im p e tus to w a r d growth th r o u g h the efforts o f its form e r a d v is e r whose m e m o ry it now commemorates. Board o f C o n tr o l H o lds B a n q u e t D a v id C a r t e r , ’4.1, uf T beta D e lta Chi, w o n the position uf student vice- president in a n election a t the annual banquet o f the Hoard uf C o n t r o l T u e s ­ day e v e n in g i n Appleton’s R a thskeller. G e o rge Y . Palerm o . 43. o f the N e u ­ tral B o d y , succeeded to t h e secretary- sliip. A s a token o f gratitude f o r the kind­ ly g u id a n c e o f Prof. John K . Lansing, A c tin g President of the College*, the B o a rd presented to him a n d his wile a s ilv e r salver. Roger F r o s t m a d e the presentation speech. T h e B o a r d voted to continue its activities as f a r a.s would b e necessary during the summer session. O ther business was put on the agenda lor the n e x t meeting. N e x t year’s Board w i l l include: L e w is I-Tinman, Sigtna P h i ; __ John F inley, K a p p a Alpha; D a v i d C arter, T h e t a D e lta C h i; D w i g h t Palm e r, S igm a C h i ; Robert G o o d e , P h i Phi D e lt a ; R o b e r t Yates, K a p p a S ig m a ; R o b e r t T a t e . D e lta Psi O m e g a : Rob­ ert P u l l e r , Commons Club ; and G e o rge P a le r m o , E . K . Sm ith, and D a v id B raybrooke, N e u tral B o d y . A s Dance Interpretation Highlights Charity Event Miss J a n e t Seeley, o f the W illia m S m i t h P h y s ical E d u c a t io n D e p a rtm e n t, L e a d s C o l o r f u l ‘W a r L o r d s ' F r o m the P l a t f o r m in L a s t S a tu r d a y E v e n in g ’s I n t e r p r e t a t i o n of ‘1812 O v e rtu re’. D a n c e Club Presentation IP r o v e d F e a tu r e of C o m m u n ity C h e s t B e n e f it W h ic h N e tted N e a r l y $45 i n Campus D r iv e .— (P h o to by G. E. H o lt o n ) T H O M P S O N N A M E D I . R . C . E X E C U T I V E Al a nuvting < >f thc n« miniating cm n m ittfc held hut week, • itliccrs ut the H o b a r t International Relation*- Chili f o r the coining year were w - let Ird. Succeeding John C. M o lt a*- President nf the c l u b w ill b e Charles 1 1. Flit •inpson, ’43, o f O s w e g o . Thomp­ son lias been acini* in the w o r k of tlu- iirganination and is also I aptain of th e tlehalinu team and a m e m b e r nf T a u Kappa A lpha. O ilie r offices w h ich were filled a r e Vice-President, F r a n k C. Alder.smi ; R e c o rding Secretary. Samuel S. S h o r te r : Treasurer. X’ u rm a n R. Ruth : and P u b lic it y D ir e c t o r . Donald I . Stuart. It is the des-ire of the out-goinsg officers th a t next y e a r m a y see even ( closer collaboration hetween the clubs o f die tw o colleges, w h ic h reached a new h i g h during t h e past year. M o v ing-Up Day Listed Tomorrow T r a d itio n a l M o v in g - L p Day rite s are scheduled t<> begin tom o rrow 1 m o rning at 11 w it h the prompt d i s ­ missal o f all daises. Students nf H o ­ bart a n d William S m ith w ill then pr« >- ceed to a point o f \an tag e for t h e freshman-snphotm >re tlour scrap, w h i o l i i will b e g i n the day's events at 11 -_4.s -. A f t e r two or t h r e e minutes of th i s ancient pastime, «'* 'inhalants and o t h e r I interested parlies w ill m o v e to t h e M e m o r ia l Bench w h e re the D r u id s , will preside over the rest of the c e r e ­ monies. Here h o n o rs for the com ing year w i l l he announced, including C h i ­ mera. Orange K e y , International D e ­ lations (.'luh, am i other honorary s o ­ ciety elections. fu lm in a t in g th e noontim e activities will b e the tapping of D ruids for th e | c o m ing year. R i d g e , P i n e P i c k L e a d e r s , A t last week’s m e e tings of the r e ­ s p e c t iv e stalls o t the Pine and th e A 'id<n\ elections o f officers for the R e v posts o n these p u b lica tio n s were liv id . Miss R u th Reynolds w a s chosen to succeed Miss M a r j o r i e W e lch as e d i ­ tor o f the Pin?. A V illiam Smith a n n u ­ al, w h i l e Afiss C h a lliss Randall v \ ill serve as business m a n a g e r. M i s s M a rg a ret Dean was elected to s u c c e e d Afiss Isabel W iln e r as e d i ­ tor o f the Rhine, H i l l quarterly. H o b art Fetes Subfreshm e n Hoi .art C o lle g e played host last Saturday to h ig h school juniors and seniors from t h e Geneva area and New Y o r k State who a r e interested i n entering H o b a rt w ith in the n e x t year. The purpose o f the Sub-Freshm a n Day was to acquaint t h e suh-freshmen with the ways a n d methods o f college and to give th e m the opportunity to have personal interview s w ith th e Dean and the Heads of the depart- lmnts. A n unexpectedly large crowd was mi hand. The day o ffic ia lly opened at B o’clock although sonic • >1 the visitors began , to arrive as e a r l y as 7 : Ml. U n d e r t h e I guidance of the O range Key* Society, the newcomers registered at C o x e Hall and then proceeded to visit th e various classes in g r o u p s o f two a n d three. A t the same tim e during th e morning, the D e a n m a d e himself a v a il­ able to render advice concerning h ig h school credits and m a rks necessary ; for entrance. | A t noon the auditorium in C o x e ■ H a ll was opened, mid a luncheon w a s j served to the guests. This was f o l ­ low e d hy s e v e r a l short talks rnncern- ' ing the d if f e r e n t functions and m e th ­ ods used at the* college. A fte r lunch the sub-frosh w e r e given free access to all parts of th e .campus and w e r e adm itted to the U n ­ ion-Hobart lacrosse game as guests of the college. After the game m a n y of the guests l e f t for home while some remained here until S u n d a y . P A L E R M O A T T E N D S A L B A N Y S E S S I O N R O G E R S D E P A R T S F O R M A R I N E C O R P S B o b R o g e rs, ’43, of G e n e v a , out- • standing H o h a r t athlete in football i and lacrosse, l e f t the city <m 'Tuesday n ig h t fo r Philadelphia w h e re lie w ill ! complete with the United S tates M a - | vines the training which w i l l qualify ! him tor leading troops in combat. H a v i n g - already received h is second I lieu te n a n t’s rating, Rogers is expected j to heroine com p letely p r e p a r e d fo r i actu m a f t e r about ten weeks • >f exten­ sive training a t the P h iladelphia es­ tablishm e n t. H i s presence* on the la - i on isse squad w ill be k e e n ly missed during the rem a inder of th e season if h is fin e performance a g a in s t Union on S a turday is to be taken a s any in ­ dication. DANCE RECITAL BOOSTS CHEST Variety Show Draws Praise -As C h a r ity Effort Nets$45 By Alice Brandt T h r o u g h the com b ined efforts of the Schola C a n to r u m , the L i t t l e T h e ­ atre a n d the W i l l i a m Sm ith D a n c e Group, a highly successful S a tu r d a y evening entertainm e n t last w e e k n e t ­ ted approxim a tely \$ 4 5 for the C a n t pus Com m u n ity Chest Com m ittee. Reach­ ing for ihe Stars and Stripes, the three-part show* w h ic h xvas presented in W illia m s H a l l , proved as com p le te a success from th e standpoint of en­ tertainm e n t value a s well as fin a n c ia l­ ly in behalf of its w o rthy cause, T h e Little T h e a t e r repeated a p r e v i­ ous perform a n c e o f the simple and ef­ fective \In te r p r e tiv e Readings o x i a D e m o c ratic T h e m e .” The Schola sang selections representative of t h e exciled democracies of N o r w a y , H o lland and F r a n c e , while the dance group pre­ sented an o r ig in a l interpretation, of Tschaikow s k y ’s “1 8 1 2 O v e r tu r e ” w h ich concluded w ith a symbolic p ictu r -e of man’s struggle t o reach th e fin e r things of life and, ultim ately, a happy life a fte r death. W a lden P . B o y le , L e w is LI. N iv e n , and M i s s JTanet Seeley* directed th e respective presen­ tatio n s . • ^ T h e entire cast and directors were rew a rded for t l i e i r efforts b y a full house and dem a n d s for a n encore. A f t e r a chorus o f “ The Star Spangled B a n n e r \ the entertainm e n t s h it t e d to C o x e Hall, w h e r e there w a s dancing until midnight. A l l proceeds are \to be g iv e n to T h e Geneva C o m m unity C h e s t as a d o n a tio n from Thc AVil­ liam. Sm ith C a m p u s Com m u n ity Clhest. George A*. P a lerm o , ’4o. editor of Ihe IliU A t.n and secretary of the Board of C o n tr o l, w i l l represent the Hohart s tu d e n t body iu Albany on Saturday afternoon at ail emergency conference c a lle d b v the Aorictilfitreil C<‘iinnittcc of ih? Cornell IJ’ar Cinin- • il. T h e session will concern itself w ith plans for secnrhig the assistance of college students in red u c in g the threat of a severe fa r m lab o r shortage w h ic h faces A g r ic u lt u r e durin g the coming Sum m er. T h e gathering of college publication editors and student gov­ ernm e n t len d e r s has been endorsed hy the governor and lieu ten a n t governor of tlie State of N e w Y o r k , one of whom w ill address the gathering. D e lta Phi A lpha C h o o s e s H e a d s T h e B e ta P h i chapter o f D e lt a Phi .Alpha, h o n o rary German society, held its final meeting of the y e a r Tuesday evening at 8 o’clock. T h e business nf the* m e e ting consisted p r im a r ily nf elections of officers for th e coming y e a r . John Flandreau, ’4 4 , w a s elected p r e s id e n t to carry on th e w o r k of the p o s itio n so satisfactorily filled hy M i l a n Barnes. Miss M a r y Conners, W i l l i a m S m ith, ’44, w a x chosen vice president, a n d M iss A n n e Stolzenber- g e r , secretary. Professor Frederick I.e l m e r t w a s elected corresponding s e c r e ta r y a n d D r . A. T -. IT a r r is will serve a s program chairm a n . H ig h lig h tin g the evenin g was the re a d in g nf papers Iw tw o members o f the society. Miss A n n e Stolzenbcr- g e r presented a paper o n th e Liid'zCnis of Ha-z’aria and Miss Jean G ray gave a reading o n Stephen /dieeiji. O th e r business taken u p a t the m e e t­ in g w a s the voting mi of pledges for th e com ing vear. A r c h i t e c t s D o n a t e S t u d e n t U n i o n P l a q A s the Student Union rap idly nears completion, the attention of students is m u r e and m o re frequently beintg at­ tra c te d tow a rd th e attractive n e w en­ tra n c e on the s o u t h side of C o x e H a ll. S e ttin g off the d o o rw a y through w h ic h fu t u r e college generations w i l l pass t o and from good m eals and good times is a colorful o a k plaque, b e a r in g the F lo b a r t College seal, w h ich w a s do­ n a t e d by D a y a n d Todd, o f R o d n e s ter. the architects w h o planned tlie w e ll- appearing s tu d e n t center, W i t h all of th e needed interior equip­ m e n t on hand a n d the e x te n s iv e car­ p e n t r y and p a in tin g scheduled to b e completed w ith in a week o r te n days, the alunmi’s w e lc o m e contribution t o the life of thc college is expected t o he in service before long. Club D inner For 'Sm ith Seniors H i l l S u m m e r S e s s i o n T h ir t y - f iv e AVilliam S m i t h students, in c lu d in g t h e town girls., have thus far s ig n ifie d th e ir interest in continuing th e ir academ ic w o rk at college i n Ge­ neva this Sum m e r. T h e Cottage and S i l l Blouse are th c o n ly dorm itories th a t w ill b e oc­ cu p ie d . S ill House w i l l b e managed cooperatively*, ancl it is hoped th a t the o th e r students w ill have access to the new S tu d e n t Union fo r m eals. T h c Senior Class of W i l l i a i r a Sm ith C o llege held its . banquet al t h e G e ­ n e v a Country C lub on M o n d a y e v e ­ n in g when a p r o g ra m on “ C o m m e n c e ­ m e n t E x e rcises\ held the attention of those present. T h e colorful dec o rations included place cards in the \form of t i n y white diplom a s tied w ith red r i b ­ b o n , and re d and w h ite flowers on th e speaker’s ta b le ; and a t each place w a s a red tea rose sent by t h e class M a s c o t, Jane Ixraus. Tlie guests were D e a n M a r y M c ­ C o rm ick S c o tt-C r a ig , P r o f . a n d M r s . Jo h n E. L a n s in g , Airs. AY, A . Edd}', ancl Aliss H e l e n C. C. B r e n t . Class President J e a n U lm e r introduced D e a n S c o tt-C r a ig whose sp-ecch re ­ view e d p o e t ic a lly the a c tiv it ie s and ac­ com p lishm e n ts of the C lass. C h a ir m a n H e le n S h e rw o o d introduce-d P r o f. Uansing w h o spoke a b o u t com m e n c e ­ m e n t. Miss Isabel Wilner, Class H isto ri­ a n , conferred upon various members o f thc Class a n d thc guests H o n o r a r y Degrees, such as, Master of U m i K M - tes to Aliss B r e n t, Master <r>f Gener­ osity to the Dean, and Master of Seniority to Jean U lm e r . T h e degrees w e r e cleverly written i n verses by the H istorian .