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VOL. XII, NO. 4
BRIDGEWATER STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE
NOVEMBER 4, 1938
M. A. A. Competition Plays To Be Presented Tonight
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M. A. A. Adds Novel Feature
Dormitory Students To Be Hostesses Edward F. Payne
To Annual Fall Presentation
T P d F · d S d o arents an
r~en s on
un ay
Presents Sketches From Dickens' Books
With Audience As Judge Tonight November 4, the M. A. A.
Dormitory students will play hostesses
Competition Plays will be presented in
Book Week Exhibits
on Sunday, November 6, from 2:30 to 5:30 p. m. At this time both of the
the Horace Mann Auditorium under the leadership of Charles Shaw, president of
And Teas In Library
dormitories, the Administration Building, and the Training School will be open
M. A. A. Instead of one three-act play to be
14 Week of November
to the parents and friends of all Resident students. The dormitory girls will en-
presented by the A. A. it was decided to present three one-act plays on a com-
IINew
Worlds - - New
Books"
is
the
tertain at a tea for the guests in the Tillinghast Reception Room from 3:00
theme of the exhibit to be held during to 5:30.
petition basis. The audience is to be the sole judge of the best performance. The Men's A. A" the Library Club,
Book Week, November 14 through 18, The purpose of open house is to en-
and Campus Comment are to try for the
in various rooms on the second floor of able the parents to meet the faculty
award.
the administration building. On Tuesday members and the friends of the stu-
Library Club, with Jane Austen as di-
dents, and to give the guests the opand Thursday tea will be served. This portunity of seeing where the students
rector has chosen "Pink for Proposals" - - a comedy by Dorothy C. Allen on
year, as in years past, an opportunity is live, eat, study, and play. As is the cus-
the statement that pink will bring pro-
offered to students to buy at a large dis- tom, Miss Nye will choose the Honor
posals. When all the ladies in the cast
count books of any kind except text- Rooms this week so that all may see
wear pink, many complications set in!
books, which are handled by the school store. It is believed that many will avail themselves of the. chance to buy Christmas Gifts or build up their own libraries at such reduced prices. In the college library a miscellaneous exhibit of popular current books will be held. All on display may be bought or reordered. Miss Carter's room, which adjoins the library, will be the scene of a display of children's books, and will, without doubt, attract all prospective teachers of elementary grades. Up-to-date junior high publications will be found in 24, Miss
which rooms are considered the most cheerfully, appropriately, and tastefully of furnished and decorated. Ruth Maurer, vice-president Dormitory Council, is the general chairman of open house, assisted by Frances Smith, vice-president of Woodward who is in charge of the Woodward open house, and by Eunice Harrison, vice-president of Tillinghast, who will direct the reception in that dormitory. Olive Day is chairman of the Hospitality Committee; the Food Committee is in charge of Arlene Weston, assisted by Nancy Hatch. Mildred Wheeler is chairman of the
· =============== Mr. Edward F. Payne, President of the Boston Branch of the Dickens Fellowship, and author of the "Dickens Days in Boston" and other books on Dickens, presented an artistic offering, certainly appealing to everyone. Selecting several of the best
"Treasures in Heaven" is the choice of M. A. A. Its scene is set in the Uanteroom in Paradise" and will present Constance Sanderson as Joyce, married three times, and William Edgar as Angel Sahul, in the leading roles. This play will be directed by Charles Shaw. Rosalie Lynch will be the director of "Student Days", the Campus Comment play. Much time and effort has been put into this presentation and it is hoped it may become an annual affair.
Lovett's room.
Dramatic Club Fall Equipment Committee; Gertrude Currier is chairman of the Helpers Committee;
known Sairey
characters of Dickens, such as Gamp, Micawber, Uriah Heep,
(continued on page 2) Alumni ConFerence
and the music and decorations are under the direction of Helen Edwards and Janice Brennan respectively. Constance Sanderson and Ruth Maurer will pour tea at the reception. Faculty
Pickwick and Dora, he sketched their portraits rapidly in large size in colored crayons, before the audience, following each picture with a brief and vivid impersonation of the character from the
Production Is Three Act Modern Comedy
Coming November 19
members who will also pour are: Miss novel in which it appears, thus illustrat-
"En
Route
to
Happinesst
l ,
a
modern
Thompson, Miss Beal, and Miss Packard.
Miss
Caldwell,
ing with both pictorial and dramatic art these famous people of the great novelist.
comedy in three acts by Richard Hill Wilkinson, will be presented in the Hor-
The 12th Annual Alumni Conference
He also introduced in his recital much ace Mann Auditorium by the Dramatic
will be held at B. T. C. on Saturday, November 19, at 9:30 a. m. The program
American
Poet To Give
historical descriptive matter regarding Club on Friday evening, November 18. the illustrators of Dickens, their associ- The action of the story concerns itself
arranged by the Faculty of Bridgewater Teachers. College, under the direction of
Poetry Reading
At
Harvard
ation with the author, and his interest in their work.
with the hilarious happenings which follow the arrival of Bonnie, a hitch-hiking
Miss Alice B. Beal, is as follows: An On November Ninth
This originator of "Billy the Boy Artist" girl, at a Rocky Mountain lodge. Each
assembly in the Horace Mann Audito-
amused his audience by caricatures of year in the fall the club presents an en-
rium will be opened by President Kelly On Wednesday, November 9, Archi- various campus personages, Arnold Levine, joyable play.
followed by a program by the Acappella bald MacLeish is giving a program of Constance Sanderson, Mr. Durgen and The numerous rehearsals are being
Group under the direction of Miss Frieda poetry reading at Harvard University. Victor Johnson.
held under the direction of Miss Ruth
Rand. Dr. Maxwell will give a lecture This reading will be open to the public,
Irma Low, coach of college dramatics.
"Literature and the Art of Living".
and it is expected that many students
press conference
The cast of the play consists almost en-
Group Conferences have been planned will be interested in attending. The
tirely of undergraduates who have little
for teachers of Kindergarten and Ele- speaker will be sponsored by the Morris The staff of "The Log", Salem, enter- or no experience in plays presented at
mentary Schools in an effort to view Gray Poetry Fund, and his program is tained representatives 'of other Massa- the college up to this time.
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their problems and attempt to solve to take place in Emerson 0, at 4:30 p. m. chusetts Teachers Colleges, at the an- The members of the cast are: Bonnie
them.
In his autobiography, MacLeish says nual press conference October 28. More Lowell, Nancy Hatch; Mark Foster, Law-
After this a demonstration in the af himself, "I was born on May 7, 1892, than fifty delegates from Framingham, renc~ Berch; Jonas (Pa) Temple, John
Training School will be given under the in a wooden chateau overlooking, from Fitchburg, and Bridgewater attended.
Skahlll; Martha (Mal Temple, Ruth
direction of Miss Ruth E. Davis, Princi- a clay bluff and a grove of oak trees, In sectional meetings, news writing, Ston.e; Tom Hopper, Arthur Applebaum;
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pal. All the classes will be in session the waters of Lake Michigan." This editorials~ features, makeup and sports JessIe Hopper, Gertrude Twohig; Robert
J
and the main theme of this demonstration American poet was born in an atmos- were discussed.
Forbes, . Arnold Oliver; Sylvia Semple
will be reading in its various aspects ... phere of poetry. He was a typical Yale The highlight of the program was an Helen FIske; Dave Ingalls, Elito Bongar-
f)
a class in remedial reading, one in build-
student, being a member of the football
address, "Principles of Editing" by Mr. Russel L. Jackson of the Salem Evening
zone; Honora Hortense, Leona Gregory' Harry Konard, Irving Sclarenco; Flossj~
~i (continued on page 3)
(continued on page 3)
News.
Konard, Marguerite Hallisey.
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CAMPUS COMMENT
November 4, 1938
CAMPUS COMMENT State Teachers Colle~, Bridgewater, Mass. Executive Editor.......................... Eleanor Savoria Asst. Exec. Editor.................... Dave· Levenson Editorial Editor.......................... Rose leonard News Editor....:...........................Miriam Thomas Feature Editor.................................. Mary Moore Business Manager........................ Robert Blaney Technical Editor ........................... Laura Perron Sports Editor............................ Elito Bongarzone Faculty Adviser..........................Olive H. Lovett RATES: 5c A COPY; $1 :00 A YEAR Uniform Training Periods This is the question that is occupying the minds of many Seniors at present. As it happens it affects only those who do their practice in the second quarter of our school year. Because a number of Seniors who live in the dormitory find it impossible to live at home and do their practice teaching, they find it necessary to gain their practical experience in the neighboring cities and towns while other members of the class do it in their own home towns. Because we of the college enjoy a longer Christmas vacation than does the average public school, this rather complicates things. Those student teachers living at the dormitory have the regulation eight weeks of practice teaching while those living at home have just about nine and one half of teaching. There is, then, a discrepancy of a week and a half either loss or gain in actual teaching experience. Upon questioning many Seniors, they all seemed to feel that no matter what the length of the training period was, it should be uniform. Upon this point they were all most emphatic. "Why", ask those living in the dormitory, "should those living at home have more experience than we?" Even those Seniors who will not be training the next eight weeks agreed most heartily with this opinion. On the other hand, those people who will have the added period of teaching felt it to be more or less unjust for they said we will be losing a week and a half or our rightfully deserved vacation which, coming just before Christmas might be used most profitably in a financial way. Without exception, all the Seniors questioned felt that some sort of a rule or regulation should be passed to standardize definitely the number of weeks for senior trainers. As the second quarter is about to begin, this question would seem to call for immediate action"" shall we or shall we not have uniformity in Senior student teaching? Education by Assimilation Biologists tell us that assimilation is the process whereby the new foodmaterial is taken into the cell, and built into the protoplasm peculiar to that type of cell. But when applied to education, the word takes on a new and subtler meaning. For, educators tell us that assimilation is the process of making all worthwhile knowledge an integral part of our mental forces, whether in its original, or in changed form. It also implies the sorting out of the worthless and the building of a foundation for a person with a real education. Biologists tell us that protoplasmic assimilation will always take care of itself, but we need no one to tell us that educational will not. Are you getting a real education?
For The Cultured And Would Be Cultured Beginning November 15 in the Fogg Museum of Harvard, Dr. Siegfred Giedion will give the first in a series of five talks on "Modern Architecture". He is known for his investigations of the whole social background of modern times in relation to modern building trends. He will discuss "The Role of History Today", two lectures on "Architectural Inheritance" and two lectures on "New Potentialities". The name of Wyeth, known to all, presents itself at Doll and Richards, 138 Newbury Street, Boston. A group of three dozen water colors of Maine seacoast and southern "pirate" country is presented by Andrew Wyeth, son of the popular illustrator. A promising exhibit of a promising young artist. SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS at Doll and Richards caused much excitement. The original transparent watercolors on celluloid, which were beautifully mounted and actually used in the filming of the piece were displayed and sold. A show definitely worth seeing. The Boston Evening Transcript is advertising four Full Color Prints a week for sale for thirty-nine cents. They are well worth the expense and may be bought from the Transcript office, the Harvard Co-operative Society and the Copley Art Store. lEAVE IT TO ME, a typical Cole Porter production at the Shubert should interest all those who like a good musical comedy, especially when the actors are Victor Moore, William Gaxton, and Sophie Tucker. A hint, it was held over by popular demand. On Monday, November 7, BOYS FROM SYRACUSE starts at the Shubert. A musical version of Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors. lyrics by lorenze Hart and score by Richard Rogers. It will be presented by George Abbott with Jimmy Sava and Teddy Hart as leading players. WANT TO WIN A DOllAR? Below is a list of questions which not everyone will be able to answer off hand. However, Campus Comment and your correspondent guarantee that each of you has come upon the answer to every question in the list. If you haven't it's time you did, so - -, to the first person sending in a complete correct list of answers goes a crisp new dollar bill. (We'd like your opinion of this idea of contest questions, if you'd care to express it.) 1. What is an antimaccassar, and how did it get its name? 2. Where is'Pera? 3. When was the Battle of Breed's Hill? 4. How did the rifle gets its name? 5. Why do men's hats have a bow on the band? 6. Which is correct: battallion or battalion? 7. Who wrote "Cowards die a thousand times before their death, the valiant never taste of death but once"? 8. What is the plural of teaspoonful? Court martial? 9. How many feet in an ell? 10. Would you rather be extirpated or 19xorcised? Professor Whiz
Education Marches On "Education for Tomorrow's America" is the general theme for the eighteenth annual observance of American Education Week to be held November 6 to 12. This theme and daily topics were selected by the three national sponsors, the Nationa I Education Association, the American legion and the United States Office of Education. The suggested daily topics are: Sunday, November 6-Achieving the Golden Rule. Monday, November 7-Developing Strong Bodies and Able Minds. Tuesday, November 8-Mastering Skills and Knowledge. Wednesday, November 9-Attaining Val- ues and Standards. Thursday, November la-Accepting New Civic Responsibilities. Friday, November 1T- Holding Fast to Our Ideals of Freedom. Saturday, November 12-Gaining Secur- ity for All. * * * '*' American Education Week serves as a time when the teaching profession, parents, and citizens throughout the entire nation/ join in a consideration of the schools. * * * '*' The New England School Library Association and the Book Shop for Boys and Girls of Boston, with the cooperatin of the English departments of several High Schools, announce four free Book Review programs, one of which has been given. The remaining three are to be given on Saturday mornings at 10:30 in Perkins Hall, 270 Boylston Street, Boston. Students from the assisting high schools will take part, as well as eminent guest speakers. December lO-By Brookline High School. ~D.eaker: Dale Warren of Houghton, Mifflin Company. Februarv 11- By Newton High School. Speaker: Charles lee of the Boston Herald and Traveler. April 29-By Melrose High School. Speaker: Mrs. Mary lamberton Becker, author and reviewer. "" * "" "" A minimum of adult education has been decreed for ensigns of the United States Navy by the order from Secretary Swanson that the young men must read at least six serious books during the first eighteen months after graduating from Annapolis. A list of 100 books has been suggested to them from which selections may be made. The range is wide, running from "The Folklore of Capitalism", by Thurman Arnold, to Darwin's "Origin of the Species". **** How .. many read _the recent editorial in the Boston Globe titled "'Rithmetic"? It seems that a professor of education at Teachers Col/ege, Columbia, designs to drop arithmetic from the course of study. His argument is based on the uselessness of "fingertipll methods employed in solving problems and the convenient use of the computing machine which adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides without once requiring mental application. '*' * '*' '*' IISchool teachers do not dis~ipline their pupils any more because they fear to lose ethaesiirestjobcsouarnsdellt,hedyecblaerleiedveSiunpetraiknitnegndtehnet James E. Warren of the Bridgewater State Farm.
Poems Illustrating .Photos Characterize MacLeish's Book IILa~d of the Free" MacLeish explains his book very explicitly for us ....."LAND OF THE FREE" is the opposite of a book of poems iIIus. trated by photographs. It is a book of photographs illustrated by a poem: The photographs, most of which, were taken for the Resettlement Administration, ex~ isted before the poem was written. The book is the result of an attempt to give these photographs an accompaniment of words. I n so far as the form of the book is unusual, it is a form imposed by the difficulties of that attempt. The original purpose had been to write some sort of text to which these photographs might serve as commentary. But so great was the power and the stubborn inward living ness of these vivid American documents that the result was the reversal of that theme of the book. I might add that' it is a series of photographs, mostly of the more sordid side of our life/ particularly those aspects caused by the depression, the drought, and the strikes, accompanied by a poem wondering if this after all is the land of the free. The photographs are a remarkable collection. The poetry sometimes reaches a bit into the heights. But the two clash. One finds oneself switching his attention from one to the other so that neither has quite the attention it might otherwise receive. That is one drawback of this attempted combination. And so we find the most recent work of a modern poet. He is most certainly not a great poet, but he is among our distinguished minor poets and he is a most able depicter of the modern scene. BOOK WEEK (continued from page 1) "let's Go International" is the greeting in room 34. Foreign books of all kin~'s ,especially those in French and German, have been imported by Miss. Edith Bradford. Orders for books in foreign languages may be left in her room at any time during this week. Books of fiction will be shown in room 23. Miss Hill, whose exhibit will include the newest novels of the season, will also give a talk on fiction during Alumni Week-end. Any suggestions' regarding the displays or books to be exhibited will be welcomed. Orders are being taken now for the usual sale of books during Book Week, November 14-18. During this week an exhibit of current books will be held in the library. As in past years an opportunity is offered to students. to buy-at avery good discount books of any kind except textbooks, which are handled entirely by the bookstore. Orders will be taken from October 28 until November 18. Order early. Mr. Warren spoke before the Special Commission which is investigating the problems of unemployed youth. He said the greatest fault today was the lack of discipline. He declared that 134 boys were committed to his institution this. year. '*' >II< '*' '" Future educators, think on these things!
November 4t 1938
CAMPUS COMMENT
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Hopeful Senior Prepares Model vs. Model Teacher IFreshmen Revel
FROM the TOWER
For Big Moment,~
At Party A model's life to most girls is adven- turous, exciting and glamorous, but to
Class
Norma Hurley, attractive freshman from
I am completely unnerved. Benny West Bridgewater, it is nerve-wracking, Fun for all was the keynote of the
This is B. T. C.
Goodman unhitched my spine in the Bos- complicated and strenuous. This revel- Freshman Party which was held in the
The campus washed in the refreshing rains of October. . . . . Boyden H311 drenched with electrical lights as the
ton Gardens; IIRebeccalf has made me doubt my reasoning; I rode on the train with a wildly raving man who suddenly
ation was made in an interview last week by Miss Hurley, who has surprised her intimates by abandoning the work of a
Albert Gardner Boyden gymnasium on Thursday, November 3, from 4:30 until
curtain of darkness drops. . . . The high went insane en route to Boston; I've model for that of a model teacher.
8 o'clock.
heels of tardy co-eds tapping a dull tone had a play and a food sale thrust upon The only recruit to our college from In the afternoon lusty voices rang out
down the corridors. . . . Hordes of com- me, not to mention three committees, the army of Boston models explained in the competition for the best class and
muters hurrying from the station to make Alphat Campus Comment, N. Y. A., and that "A mannequin/s life lasts only five division songs. The judges in the contest
their first class. . . . . Seniors studying exams. On top of all this I'm going years and then she finds herself without were Miss Thompson, Mr. Davoren l and
the photograph schedule on the S. C. A. out training.
any assignmentsl for owners of stores Mr. Meier. An additional feature was
bulletin board... Downtown drug stores My first concern, naturally is: Am I seek new faces and figures. I've been a the inquiring reporter, who supplied the
housing many future teachers, who take well equipped? Will I inspire confidence? model for two and a half years so you see group with some lively moments.
an hour to spend a nickel. ... Wide I've taken forty-two subjects for a half of my money-making life as a Dinner was followed by an entertain-
c"e -) students getting an earload of the period of 104 weeks. This makes an model is over. That's one reason I turned ment led by the jovial master of cere-
latest swing records and an eye!oad of average of less than two and one-half to my first and only desiret that of school monies, Donald Merrill, who introduced
the latest dance steps at the gym.
weeks per subject. I'm well prepared. teaching.
the various numbers. The excellent per-
Some of my charges will be all of two IIWhat do I think of Bridgewater? It formances given by the students were
CAMPUS CAPERS Commuters plotting a style show with Rose Leonard, the head conspirator.. . Frat dance slated for November 19.. . Nancy Hatch and Laurie Berch heading the cast of the Dramatic Club play, IfEn Route to Happiness/I . . . The Noel twinsl freshmen l are good candidates for basketball cheer leaders. . . . A certain senior trio would form the basis of a grand novel. ·.. IfChange Partnersll is not only a smooth song but also the advice of college femmes to men at the socials and noon-time dance periods... · . . . Look-alikes, Mr. Meier and AI Dorosz. . . . Harry Dunn, Joe Murphy, and AI Dorosz continue to be a great triumvirate. . . . As we said before Gen Doherty started something when she pinned a ribbon to the back of her blonde
years younger than I. As for my age ..... I chaperoned high school boys and girls this summer and was told by well-meaning adults that I looked at least twelve. (My biggest heart-throb said III/m for l you when you grow Up.lI) Cats scratch me, babies yowl at the sight of mel subject matter eludes me. Confidence is indeed mine as I embark on my teaching career. My division is thrilledl indifferentl and bored at the prospect. My knees are mentally shaking. The only things I'm sure of are negative: not to chew guml not to wear sweaters. This in itself is a problem as I OWn eight sweaters, three skirts, and one dress. That dresst I am sure, would shock the sensibilities of the young and innocent I am to teach. The skirt intends to cover my knees and the flv" neck hastens down to aid it. I'm
is a small but an ideal college with a grand crowd of students.1I A model, whether she models gloves or gowns, must constantly keep in good condition, enjoying nine hours of sleep daily and abiding by a rigid diet, according to Miss Hurley. In this way a model maintains her beauty, vitaJitYI and strength to endure the long and tedious working hours. Norma started on the modeling road two and a half years ago when she won a beauty contest at a President Roosevelt birthday ball and since then there have been no red lights on her modeling roadl for she has walked in many exclusive fashion parades staged by ultrasmart Boston stores. Norma has received many thrills during the past two and a half years as a mannequin, but her biggest thrills were
evidence that there is much worthwhile talent in the freshman class. ALUMNI CONFERENCE (continued from page 1) ing skills for reading l and one in oral reading. For Junior and Senior High Teachers, a general conference will be held with Mr. Hunt as Chairman. Here the topic of discussion will be IIA Reading Experiment in secondary schoolsll given by Mr. Mann, Superintendent of Schoolsl North Easton. At the conclusion of the conference a Motion Picture will be shown by Miss Graves entitled "College Activities, 193811·
locks. In fact, she started too much, for too many girls are trying to outdo each other by tying ribbons in the most fantastic places. . . . Welcome to the graduate school, Girard Jones. . . . · .
well equipped. Having thus satisfied myself that I will be a success, my next worry is what I will miss. Most important is the week of Christmas banquet. Last year I went
when she modeled for Mary Brian and Joan Bennett, actresses, during their respective shows in Boston. Even though Norma has led the life of a youthful cosmopolitet she remains
· . . . It may seem far-fetched but a frosh really asked if the I. Q. were a part of the Susie Q. . . . Heading the
very formal, with a train. People did not appreciate my efforts and tried to ride on it all evening. Third, I shall
a 10velYt sincerel unaffected and enthusiastic girl eager to become a model teacher.
cavalcade of chic this week is Gen Doherty for her smart green wool suspender suit..·. Marge Chaput is one girl whose profile warrants the wearing of a ker-
miss the Christmas play. Tsk! Fourth, I shall miss freshmen, Finns, and finals. Alas! Life is a sorrowful living. Perhaps
Full CO'l-trse Dinners
chief..·. Nancy Hatch and Jim Sampson/s performances on the dance floor have caused two soph girls to imitate them.·.. For long-standing friendships we nominate that of Clem Daley and Bob
someday I shall again be happy in my work. Howeverl onward! to duty, to maturitYI but not to obscurity!
H o11~e-Alade Ice Cream Sylvia Sweees Tea Room
Perry. . . . At last the frat initiation
110 Main Street
Brockton
committee has become original even
ARCHIBALD MacLEISH
though it did resort to masks. . . . Senior journalism class had a mighty spirited
(continued from page 1)
argument concerning an honor system team, swimming team, and Phi Beta
WOQDWARD/S
the other morning.. Razzes to the freshman men who have not reported for soccer practices. . . . Roses to Norma Hurley for not allowing her many news no-
Kappa. liTo avoid work," he attended Harvard Law School and t'dabbed in writing.1f When the World War sounded the call to arms, MacLeish joined a hospital
"Your Came1'a Dealer" Developing-Printing-Enlarging Photo Supplies - Framing
tices to go to her head. . . · Roses to unitt and transferred to Field Artillery. Rosalie lynch for writing some veddy Still avoiding workl he taught for a year veddy humorous articles for your paper. at Harvard after the war. Until 1923 he practiced law and wrote poetry which
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CANDID CAMPUS SHOTS George Gannon chasing a sophomore girl. . to step on her suede shoes. . . . Winnie Silveira slamming the library door. · .. Nance Marquette sitting on a library table..·. Nicky Megas directing traffic. . . . Boss Metevier ordering his N. Y. A. boys to work. . . . Skipper Howes and John Linnehan target practicing at Carverls. ·.. Cider jugs outside windows of Woodward Hall. . . . Dutchie Dobson untying her shoes in any class. · .· Helen Edwards hidden in Phil Farnham/s coat... Phil Farnham stretching Helen Edward's coat ... Zenon Gerry's Brockton bus arriving at the south door at 8 :15 1//1 B. T. C.-ing you.
he didn't like. He declares that his real
life did not begin until 1923 when he
went abroad to France and started a lit-
erary career. He visited Normandy,
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cruised the Mediterraneanl and spent five months in Persia, reading French
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poetry all this time. While abroad, he
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tive soil, he has published liThe Hamlet of A. MacLeish/' and If New Found landll·
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CAMPUS COMMENT
November 4, 1938
ODDS and ENDS
Bridgewater Booters Beaten By Classy Clark Kickers
SIGN POSTS FROM W.A.A.
BY BUNGY
Hello everyone. . . . It sure feels swell to be back. . . . I have a few bunches of verbal orchids to hand out . . . . To Shea for his kindness in taking me home after my injury even tho' it meant he had to go over fjfteen miles out of. his way and was already late for an appoIntment . . . A bushel of orchids to you, you're a pal. . . . Orchids also to all the people who sent me cards. . . . Not until you're laid up and have to count the seconds as they pass do you realize how much a "cheerer-upper" like that can mean and how much more quickly the time goes because you know someone is thinking of you and hoping you get well in a hurry. . . . Thanx a million, all of you. . . . And a bunch of posies to Bud Barber for getting up such a swell column on such short notice . . . The material for this paper had to be in Sunday at six o'clock at the latest so that the proof-readers and make-up editor can oet the "dummy" ready for the printer by Wednesday and the printer have the paper for you by Friday noon. . . . Bud was told at five p. m. Sunday that he had to write up a column and the story on Worcester, and he did it. . . . Nice work, Bud! Campus Chatter: IIHe's a human crow- bar always prying into other people's affai:s". . . . "He's a true friend he'll forget the past for a present"..·· "He makes you feel more danced against than with" ..· "He calls it a silly game because his girl can beat him at it". . . "You can't rise with the lark if you've been on one the nite-before". . . . "A wow!-She's a sexation". . . . "He/s as sincere as a cigarette girl's smile". . . . "Of course I love you but I have to be in at 11 :4511· ··· "ls she going with anyone? yeah anyone".·.. "He's so phony they're putting his picture on counterfeit money". . . . At about this time of year, Pop begins to get his son's
October 29...... Bridgewater dropped its
fourth straight game today to a super-
ior Clark team but not as superior as
the score would indicate. I will dwell
on this and the referee (so-called), Mr.
Daniel (short) Cummings later.
Clark jumped into the lead with the
opening whistle. They scored at 5 :31
and and
again at dunked
5:33 in another
JlitmheposfsiirbslteJl
period shot
past Tobin's fingertips at 18 :47. An
aroused Bridgewater team came back in
the second period with Savage scorching
one past the Clark: goalie who claimed
off-side on the play and was upheld by
the referee (?). Again Bridgewater
went down on the attack and the goalie
in falling, fell across the goal line with
the ball on the goal line covered by his
body and again the referee (?) disal-
lowed "the score. Then Dorosz, who
posits $4.00. . . . We may be biased but we think "sump'n otta be dun". . . . The swimming class at the Brockton "Y" will definitely start this afternoon ·.. What with repairs and no sessions last Friday, it has been late in getting started but will now get underway fast. . . . All those completing the course in a satis-. factory manner will receive a Senior Life Saver's Badge. . . . Come on out and take a shot at it, it's well worth the try.
had been playing a brilliant game at
outside left dropped a corner-kick over
the goalie into the net as we waited for
an off-side or something to be called to
disallow it. Shortly after this, Shaw
stalled a Clark attack and the whistle
was heard announcing that someone had
committed a foul and Clark/s center Ross
dunked it in for another goal. The half
closed with the ball in Clark territory
but 5tH! in the playing area.
The second half was a quite different
affair with Bridgewater attacking the
Clark goal incessantly all to no avail.
The only scores were in the last quarter
when Ross booted in his third for Clark,
and Dorosz headed in one on a beauti-
ful cross from Malckie Clouter. Malcolm,
playing an outside position, received many
compliments from the members of the
"Lucy Recs" of the American Soccer
League as did Dorosz and DiNardo.
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Girl's athletic program now in full swing. Majoring in Fall Sports Hockey, Soccer, and Archery. Tennis enthusiasts keeping right at it by indoor classes. President Gerry Behan very ably discussed our new system of awar~s in Chapel, and we're grateful to her and her committee for such an efficient way of using the 3rd Law of Learning you know .... Satisfaction for work well done. According to this new system there will be more stress on individual sports ... Starting now. We believe in activity with a continued interest for the majority for years and years .... so we require participation in both organized team sports and individual .... that is we require it for yearly awards. But there's more in this game than just awards Miss Caldwell reminds us that when a girl stops doing something about her figure she decides to get fat. Just to keep the Sophs, Juniors, and Seniors from worrying {about awards} we're going to have a committee evaluate your past records and franslate them to the new system. We realize this new credit system is better from the stand-points of honesty and fairness to the individual, but most important it will make possible serious advancement in the way of tournaments. By basing credit on percentage attendance we're putting across the idea of all or nothing. This is a long stride toward bettering our program . We're thrilled to think Salem has invited us up for a Basketball Play Day in Februa ry. So when basketball takes over let's get some good teams ready to go..... and remember we're going to show the Executive Board we want sixteen weeks of basketball by good attenda nce at practice games for the first few weeks, and good games in the TournamenL.so watch for sign-up shee.ts on or before November 14:
language bill - French, $40, German, $75, A bundle of posies to Crooker and
Scotch, $100.
Sampson for turning up at the Clark game
Recent Romances: We weren't there even tho' they did root in vain . . . .
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but we heard that a senior (Henry) and a sophomore (Gert) got that "Faraway look in their eyes" together one nite in the gym and now display glorious sunsets in their cheeks when the song is dedicated to them at any dance. . . . Isn't it "a grand and glorious feeling",
We need more spirit like that... I wonder if there is any of it left around here.·.. That's a challenge·... Can you answer it?
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Henry? . . . Wesley Coulter, Jr., of the rabid Republican Coulters, was displaying, of all things, a CURLEY STICKER on his car...· Fay and Justin can be seen playing games (alone of course) almost any early a. m. on the lower campus. . . Bunny and Steve hand-in-handing it a-
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you before you still refuse to come out for soccer practice. . . . In this corner's opinion never was the fact that the men IIShoulder the burden and then are driven" more clearly brought out than by Charlie Shaw.·.. There are three women students for every man student, yet in the A. A. treasury the three women deposit, in all, $1.50 and one man de-
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