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LMA COLLEGE is in The midsl ol celebralinq
ilrs lillielli anniversary. Qbserving lbal Jrlmis
year, above alloll'1ers,sl1ould be remembered
bolli by prinlred word and piclure, several sludenls
inilialed a move lo publish a book bul ran inlo diicii-
cullies on all sides unlil, aller consisienl and per-
sislenl allemprs lo gain backing, Jrlie Junior Class
voled lo sponsor llwe book. Success Jrlien mel The
edilors in every pbase ol Jrlie book's produclion and
we are presenling you vvilli llwe resull ol many lwours
away from our books and if we slwall please iusl one
person wlwo doubled llwe possibilily ol suclw an edilion
Jrliis year we slfmall feel amply repaid.
We have Tried To do several Things in This eTTorT
-TirsT, we decided ThaT a change oT name would
beneTiT in many ways, hence The book has been re-
chrisTened TI-IE SCQTSIVIAINI.
Secondly, we wanTed To presenT someThing new
and wiTh our beauTy secTion, I-Tall oT Fame and oTher
TeaTures we Teel we have accomplished This end.
Thirdly, we wanTed To ediT a book ThaT should Ta-
vorably adverTise The college and iT we have Tailed
in This endeavor we shall gladly recall The ediTion
and agree wiTh Those cynics wha earlier mocked, "IT
can'T be done."
We know we have done our IoesT, IJUT The decision
as To wheTher we have succeeded or noT lies wiTh
you, The reader. IT we have Tailed give us The crediT
oT'an honesT eTTorT.
HARRY MEANS CROOKS, A.B., LL.D.
JOHN WIRT DUNNIN6, DD.
O The old and Jrlwe new - To former Presideni
I-iarry Means Crooks, DD., for ine self-sacrificial
eiliorlrs he displayed in guiding Alma Coilege
inrougn ine iasr Jrweniy years of our ifirsi half nun-
dred years. To Presideni Jonn Wiri Dunning, DD.,
for ine promise oi a greaier Alma io come as we
siari oui upon The second ifiiiy years of our exislrence.
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N JUNE FIRST, l887, There appeared a small pamphleT enTiTled
"Alma College. FirsT GreeTing To iTs Friends." The opening
senTence oT The bool4leT read "ln The name oT God, Amen."
which since has been l.aTinized and appears upon our college seal as
"ln Nomine Dei, Amenf! The small boolc served as The TirsT caTalogue
oT The college and spolce oT Alma as "a beauTiTul and rapidly growing
Town oT 2,000 inhabiTanTs." And on iT said "Alma College is simply a
college like PrinceTon, AmhersT or OliveT" which was Tounded in I844.
When The doors TirsT opened on SepTember I2, I887, ThirTy sTudenTs
answered The TirsT roll calls while The ToTal aTTendance grew To nineTy-
Tive aT The end oT The TirsT year.
The acTual opening oT Alma College was The culminaTion oT aTTempTs
by PresbyTerians ThroughouT The sTaTe To esTablish a synodical college.
Their TirsT aTTempT aT Marshall, Michigan Tailed wiTh depression oT IS37
and iT wasn'T unTil I885 ThaT anyThing was seTTled wiTh regard To a Pres-
byTerian college in The sTaTe oT Michigan. AbouT This Time The Reverend
Ambrose J. WighT oT The FirsT Church in Bay CiTy, Michigan preached
a Sunday evening sermon, on The necessiTy oT a denominaTional college,
wiTh such an enThusiasm ThaT a Tew days laTer one oT his elders, Mr.
Alexander Folsom came Torward wiTh a pledge oT 550,000 dollars Tor
The esTablishing oT such a college. Only now did The Synod Talce acTual
sTeps Toward The Tounding oT The school. Saginaw, lonia, lThica, ST.
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cision coming willw llwe announcemenl by lvlr. Ammi W. Wriglil, million-
aire Alma lumberrnan, lliar lie was willing Jro donalre Jrwo buildings, already
conslrucled lor a privale school Jrlwal failed lo malerialize, as llwe nu-
cleus of Jrlwe proposed college. Qrlwer donors followed lvlr. Wriqlil willw
AMMI W. WRIGHT . . . BENEFACTOR
REV. GEORGE E. HUNTING, D.D.
generous gills and The Presbylerian Synod of Michigan rneeling in I886
al Grand Rapids accepled Jrhe gills and wilh The following words
"Resolved, Thal in view ol all Jrhe lacls before us we will wilh God s
help eslablish and endow a college wilhin our bounds
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Reverend George IZ. I-IunTing was called Tronn The pasToraTe oT The
I:irsT PresbyTerian Church oT Kalamazoo, Michigan, To serve as The TirsT
presidenT. Qld records sTaTe "Never was There a more lovable man aT
The head oT any college, nor one who had more inTeresT in The well being
oT The sTudenTs under his care." I-Ie served Tor b.uT Tour years being
succeeded by The Reverend AugusT IZ. Bruslce oT The I:irsT PresbyTerian
Church in Sagniaw, who served Tor TwenTy-one years and may well be
called The TaTher oT our insTiTuTion. The Third presidenT oT The college
was Dr. Thomas C. I3IaisdeII, who served Ior Ihree years and was Ihen
relieved by Dr. I-Iarry Ivieans Crooks in I9I5. WiIh Ihe coming of Dr.
Crooks came a new era of expansion for AIrna CoIIege which was rudeIy
inIerrupIed by Ihe evenIs of I929, Ihe eIlIecIs of which we are sIiII
feeling. Aiurer having served Ior IwenIy-Ihree years, The IongesI span
of any of Ihe presidenIs of Alma College, Dr. Crooks announced his
resignaIion -in JuIy of I937, Ihe IasI year of Ihe Iirsi half cenIury in Ihe
hislrory of our schooI. The resignahon became e1CIecIive January IirsI
of onIy Ihis year.
Unusual is The IacI Ihalr fXIrna CoIIege's Iiimrh presidenjr, iusI as Ihe Iirsjr
head of our college, was called away Irorn Ihe pasIoraIe of Ihe I3irsI
Presbylrerian Church in Kalamazoo. JusI as Reverend I-IunIing direcIed
Ihe school during Ihe opening year of our Iirsr years so does Dr. John
WirI Dunning, AIma graduaIe of IQO4, Iead Alma CoIIege Iorward in
Ihe IirsI year of our second IiIIy years. ShouId Ihis new period prove
as friendly and lruihful as lhe pasl live decades we can wilh Jrhe greal-
esl of confidence revise The slalemenl in lhe lirsl college bullclin of
IS87 lo read "Alma College IS a COLLEGE lilce Princelon or Amhersl
or any olher college wilh a nalionally recognized repulalionf'
Any hislory oi Alma College which does nol lake nolice of Jrhe won-
derful benelaclions of Mr. Arnmi W. Wrighl is doing violence lo lhe
lacls. Noi a Presbylerian, he virlually carried The college for a number
of years and loecause he was lrue and gracious in his gills Jrhe college
owes ils conlinuance lhrough lhe years. '
Friday and Safurday, Ocfoloer l4fh and I5fh, I937, was fhe occasion
of fhe Golden Anniversary Celebrafion of our Alma College. l-lun-
dreds of alumni, friends and sfudenfs gafhered during fhese fwo days
fo honor fhe founders of fhe school which foday ranlcs among fhe loesf
in fhe sfafe.
The fwo-day program opened wifh a dinner fo fhe Synod of lviichi-
gan followed by fhe Thursday evening service af which fhe chief speaker
was Dr. l-larold McAfee Robinson, Secrefary of fhe Chrisfian Board of
Educafion and one of fhe nafions 'leading educafors.
The celebrafion reached ifs peak on Safurday morning wifh fhe Com-
memoralive Convocalion Service in Memorial Gymnasium al which lime
seven honorary degrees were awarded and lhe principal address was
given by Jrhe world famed physicisl, Dr. Arlhur Holly Complon of Jrho
Universily of Chicago.
Represenlalives of over lhirly-live colleges and universilies werc
presenl al lhe service which saw degrees of Doclor ol Laws granled
'lo Jrhe Honorable Senalor Arlhur H. Vandenlaerg of Grand Rapids,
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THE PRESI DENTS HOUSE
Michigan, Presidenl E. C. Warriner ol Cenlral Slale Teachers College
ar Ml. Pleasanl, Michigan, Judge Louis C. Cramlon, Lapeer, Michigan,
and Superinlendenl Cheslrer F. Miller ol The Saginaw, Michigan, Pulalic
Schools. Doclors of Divinily were conferred upon lhe Reverend Pro-
lessor C. D. Brolqenshire of Alma College and lhe Reverend George
Irving of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Miss Cora Dunlap of lhe Alma
Public Schools received The sevenlh award, an honorary Masler ol Arls
Ocfober I5, I937
VIEWS DURING GOI DFN
LGII' Io right Dr. A. Compfon, Dr. I-I. M. Robinson, Presidenf I-I. IVI.
Crooks, Senafor ArJrI'1ur A. Vandenberg.
Back row: H. Iv1.Crooks, Pres. E. C. Warriner, Prof. C. D. Brolcenslwire.
Froni' row: Miss Cora Dunlap, Sup? C. F. Milier, Senaror Vanden-
berg, Rev. George Irving.
Senafor Vandenberg receiving degree from Presiclenf Crooks.
DR. i-TANSFORD S. MacCURDY
Dr. l-lansTord S. lVlacCurdy whose unTimely deaTh on lvlay FiTTh, The lasT, leTT The
Biology DeparTmenT oT Alma College wiThouT The leadership and unTiring devoTion
To duTy, oT The man who had given nearly halT oT his sixTy-nine years To The develop-
menT oT a science division which Today sTands wiTh The besT in our naTion.
The Tollowing guoTaTions serve besT To eulogize The man who conTribuTed so large
a parT To The growTh oT our insTiTuTion during The pasT TiTTy years, The celebraTion OT
which he musT have seen Through eyes noT Tar removed Trom our own.
"All ThaT'is harmony Tor Thee, O Universe, is in harmony wiTh me as well. NoThing
ThaT comes aT The'righT Time Tor Thee is Too early or Too laTe Tor me. EveryThing is
TruiT To me ThaT Thy seasons bring, O NaTure. All Things come OT Thee, have Their
being in Thee, and reTurn To Thee." -lvlarcus Aurelius.
"A man Tinds in The producTion oT naTure an inexhaus'Tible sToclc'oT maTerial on
which he can employ.himselT, wiThouT any TempTaTions To envy or malevolence, and
has always a cerTain prospecT oT discovering new reasons Tor adoring The Sovereign
auThor oT The Universe." -Johnson.
"l-le ThaT Tollows naTure is never ouT oT his way. NaTure is someTimes subdued
buT seldom exTinguished." I , Q -Bacon.
"ln conTemplaTion oT creaTed'Things, by sTeps we .may ascend To God." -MilTon.
"Doing good is The one happy acTion oT a man's liTe." -Sir Phillip Sidney.
"Much wisdom oTTen goes wiTh TewesT words." -Sophocles.
"l-lis words are bonds, his oaThs are oracles: his love sincere, his Th'oughTs immacu-
laTe, his Tears, p'ure messengers senT Trom his hearT: his hearT as Tar Trom Traud as
heaven Trom earTh." -Shakespeare.
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PROFESSOR g PROFESSOR
JAMES E. MITCHELL SILAS O- ROREM
AM., LL.D. PIT- D-I A-5-
I-IisTory and PoIiTicaI Science Dean of Mem Educaiion
ROY W. HAMILTON
EngIisI-I Language and'I.iTera-
Tureq SecreTary OT The EacuITy
CHESTER R. ROBINSON
Sec:-eTary and AssisTanT Treas-
urer: InsTrucTor OT AccounTing
In The Chapel exercises OT Monday, January 3, I938, Dr. Samuei I-I. Eorrer an-
nounced The seIecTion OT a "sTeering commiTTee" composed OT ProTessor Roy W.
I-IamiITon, ProTessor James E. MiTcheII, Dean Silas O. Rorem and Mr. ChesTer R.
Robinson To serve in The adminisTraTive capaciTy Tor Alma College during The inTerirn
OT Time beTween The reSignaTion OT Torrner PresidenT I-Iarry M. Crooks whose woric
was Tinished eTTecTive January I, I938 and The induoTion OT The newly appoinTed
presidenT whose name was recenTIy announced., To This commiT'Tee belongs much OT
The crediT Tor holding sTuoIenTs, TacuITy and Triends TogeTher during The monThs ThaT
elapsed beTween The oId and new adminisTraTive heads OT This insTiTuTion. To This
commiTTee goes The commendaTion OT The enTire sTudenT body Tor The work "weII
CHARLES D. BROKENSHIRE
AM., B.D., D.D.
Professor of Biblical Liferalure
and Religion -
GRACE D. ROBERTS
Professor of Piano and Pipe
GEORGE B. RANDELS
Professor of Philosophy
ANNETTE P. WARD
Librarian and Professor of
RAYMOND C. DITTO
Professor of Physics
ROBERT W. CLACK
Professor of Malhemalics and
WILEORD E. KAUFMANN
Professor of Chemisfry
FLORENCE M. STEWARD
Professor of Sociology and
Dean of Women
l-IERMAN W. SPENCER
Professor of Rheforic and
JESSE W. EWER
Professor of Vocal Music
THEODORE VE. SCHREIBER
Professor of German
MARGARET E. EOLEY
Professor of French
LYDER L. UNSTAD
A.Iv1., PII. D.
Ins+ruc+or of Economics
PAUL E. RICE
Assis+an+ Professor of Biology
GORDON A. MACDONALD
Diredor of Physical Training
WILLIAM M. SEAMAN
Ins'rrucIor in Laiin
Insjrrudor in Biology and Di-
recfor of PI1ysicaI Training for
Women: Assis'ren+ 'ro +I'1e Dean
MRS. I-I. O. ABERNETI-IY
Secrerary Io 'the Presiderii'
MRS. D. W. ROBINSON MRS. EWING MALONYA E. WOOD
Library Assisiani Secreiary To Hue Secreiary of Library Assisianf
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
REV. SAMUEL H. FORRER
A. 6. STUDER. LLD' C. H. BENNETT QOL. FRANK M. KNOX
DSTVOW Piymouih Chicago
M. A. COOK H. A. GILBERT
C. W. BONBRIGHT DEAN J. B. EDMONSON
Fiinr Ann Arbor
E. OWEN PROP. K. D. BROOKS
Grand Rapids M+. Pleasanr
W. M. HAZEN
REV. L. S. BROOKE, DD
L. D. KEEGEN
Wirhouf picrures: J. W. S. Pierson, Sfanrony Mrs. J. H. Lancashire, New York Ciiyq Mrs. W. A. Balwlke,
Alma: Mrs. N. J. Bersion, Sr., Flinrg Rev. B. T. Bush, Derroii' and C. R. Robinson, Alma.
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VERGINIA ANDERSON Philomalhean
"Trespassers will be proseculedf'
Y.W. Cabinel' 3: Almanian 2, 3, 4: Presi-
denl' ol Philomalhean: Pre-Medic 3,
Drama Club 2, 3, 4.
RONALD BOWEN Phi Phi Alpha
"Whenever I feel' like exercising I iusl lie
down unlil lhe feeling goes away."
Pre-Medic 2, 3, 4: Choir I, 2, 3, 4.
KENNETH BROWN Phi Phi Alpha
"Worry is unknown lo me."
Almaian Slafl 3, 4 Il3usiness Managerlg
Pre-Medic 2, 3, 4 IPresiden'rIq Head
"She keeps lhe even lenor ol her way."
l.R.C. 3, 43 German Club 4: Drama Club
3, 'li Senale 3, 4.
RUSSELL BURTRAW Phi Phi Alpha
"ll is lhe wise head lhal makes The slill
Phi Presidenl 4, Foolball 2, 3, 4: Track
43 Drama Club 3, 4.
VIRGINIA CHURCH Philomalhean
"Porl'rai'r ol a Lady."
Women's League 4, Sludenl Council 4.
FLOYD BOAT Phi Phi Alpha
"A silenl man was he."
Foolball 3. 4.
ALICE BRONSON Kappa Iola
"Life is buf a dream."
Choir 3, 4: Y.W. Cabinel 4.
"A calm unruflled brow."
BIOLOGY, EDUCATION, SOCIOLOGY
Pre-Medic 3, 47 German Club 4.
ALICE BUNTING Philomalhean
"To him who does everylhing in ils pro-
per lirne one day is worlh lhree."
Choir l, 2, 3, 4: Senale 2: Y. W. Cabi-
nel 2, 4: Pre-Medic 3, 41 Drama Club 2,
Phi sigma Pi 4.
STANLEY CATER Phi Phi Alpha
"Never worry loday if you can pul il oil
Foalball 2, 3, 4: M.I.A.A. 4.
ROBERT COOK Zela Sigma
"I+ would improve him if he would have
flashes of silence."
Debaling 47 Tennis 3, 4.
RALPH DANIELS Phi Phi Alpha
"The secrel ol happiness is nol in doing
whal one likes bul in liking whal one
Debaling 2: Drama Club 2, 3, 4: Tennis
3, 4: Oralory 2, 3, 4.
HAROLD DEAN Phi Phi Alpha
"ll I lake care ol my characler my repu-
lalion will care ol ilsellf'
HISTORY, BIOLOGY, EDUCATION
Phi Presidenl 4: Foolball 2, 3, 4: Track
2, 3, 4: Presidenl ol M.I.A.A. Direclors
4: Baskelball I, 2, 3, 4: Band I.
CHARLES DOVE f Zela Sigma
"Success in college ellen consisls in
knowing when lo disagree."
I.R.C. 3. 4.
WAYNE FORRESTER Phi Phi Alpha
"A pun well done is Iegilimale lun."
Cheer Leader I, 2, 3, 4: Drama Club I,
JOHN FRAKER Zela Sigma
"I owe my success in lile lo having been
always a quarler ol an hour beforehand."
Zela Sigma Presidenl 4: Drama Club 3:
Foolball 2, 3, 4: Class Presidenl 2: Bas-
kelball 2, 4: Sludenl Council I.
ALETHA HAPNER Alpha Thela
"The more I see ol men lhe more I like
Phi Sigma Pi 3, 4: Drama Club 3, 4:
Choir I, 2, 3, 4: Brownell Scholarship.
RICHARD DARBEE Zela Sigma
"A close moulh calches no llies."
Library slall 2, 3, 4: U. ol M. Fellowship
PAULINE DIONESE Alpha Tllela
"A good sorl and a good sporl."
Y.W. Cabinel 3, 4: Senior Council: Dra-
ma Club I, 2, 3, 4: Homecoming Oueen
4: I.R.C. 3.
IRENE EOLKERTH Kappa Iola
"Her popularily indicales her good
Phi Sigma Pi 3, 4: Senale 3: Y.W. Cabi-
nel 3, 4: Drama Club I, 2, 3, 4: Senior
Council: Sludenl Council 2, 4, Vice Presi-
denl: Maroon and Cream 4: Almanian
4, Circulalion Mgr.: Orcheslra I, 2, 3, 4:
Presidenl Kappa lola.
DOROTHY FOSTER Philomalhean
"Those who know her besl like her beslf'
Choir I, 2, 3, 4: Y.W. Cabinel 3: Senale
4: Presidenl ol Philomalhean: Pre-Medic
2, 3, 4: Drama Club 2.
ATLEE GILBERT Zela Sigma
"ll you wanl lo succeed in Iile, make lhe
mosl ol your opporlunilies as you go
Eoolball 2, 3, 4: lVI.I.A.A. 4: Track 3, 4.
CHESTER HARDT Zela Sigma
"When you can, use discrelion:
When you can'l, use a club."
Foolball I: Pre-Medic I, 2, 3, 4: Slu-
clenl Council 3, 4.
"Life would be 'lolerably agreeable il il
were nol lor ils amusernenlsf'
"Ga'l'her ye rosebuds while ye may."
Band I, 2, 3, 4: Choir I, 2: Debale I, 2.
GRACE MATHEWS Alpha Thela
"Do as lhe Iriar sayelh, nol as he doelhf'
Choir I, 2, 3, 4: Drama Club 3: Phi
Sigma Pi 3, 4: Pre-Medic 2, 3, 43 Presi-
denl' Alpha Thela.
HERBERT PETERS Phi Phi Alpha
"Nolhing succeeds like Ioolcing success
Drama Club 3: Almaian I, 2, 3, 4 lEoli4
lorlg Maroon and Cream 3: I.R.C. 3.
WILLIAM PRESSER Phi Phi Alpha
"And he will discourse lhe mosl eloquenl
Choir 2, 3, 47 Band 2, 3, 41 Violin soloisl
wilh Choir, Phi Sigma Pi 41 Allernale
lor Silliman Scholarship 2.
GEORGE SCHUMM Phi Phi Alpha
"Argumenls spouled wifhin him and
lwinlclecl in his eye."
MATHEMATICS, CH EM ISTRY
"Music is lhe universal language of man-
Phi Sigma Pi 3, 47 Choir I, 2, 3, 4: Band
I, 2, 3, 41 Orcheslra 3, 47 Silliman Prize
2: U. of M. Fellowship 4.
CASSIUS LEA Phi Phi Alpha
"When in cloubl, be nonchaIanl'."
Eoolloall 2, 3, 4: M.l.A.A. 43 Class Presi-
denl' 4, Sludenl' Council 3, 4.
HARVEY NITZ Zela Sigma
"The besl prophel ol The lulure is lhe
LAWRENCE PHILLIPS Phi Phi Alpha
"A man of many moods."
Choir 3, 4. '
MARY LOUISE SCI-ILUNT
"Qual bm- Melani."
I.R.C. 4: German Clulo 4.
KEN NETH SCOTT
"The grealesl' ol all lacullies is common
BYRON STEPHENS Zela Sigma
"UnaccusIomed as I am lo public speak-
Oralory and Debale 2, 3, 4: Choir I, 2,
3, 4 Business Manager: Band I, 2, 3, 4:
Orcheslra I, 2: Drama Club 3, 4.
BETTY JANE SWARTHOUT Kappa lola
"An ounce of realily is worI'h a pound
Kappa lola Presidenl.
TED TANGALAKIS '
"DosI Thou love life? Then do noi squan-
der lime, for Ihal is The slurl Iile is made
Foolball 2, 4.
JUNE TINDALL Alpha Thela
"I care noi a pin 'lor whai lhey say, or
Y.W. Cabinel 3, 4: Women's League 2,
3, 4: Senale I, 2, 3, 4 IPresidenII: Senior
Council: Drama Club 2, 3, 4: Alpha
GEORGE WALKER Zeia sigma
"True wil is nalure lo advanlage dressed:
whal oil was lhoughl bul ne'er so well
Sludeni Council 3: I.R.C. I, 2, 3, 4: De-
baling I, 2 IManagerI: Almanian I, 2
IAssociaI'e Edilorl: Golf 3, 4.
RI'IEA WARK Alpha Thela
"Wearing confidence like a halo."
ARTHUR SMITH Phi Phi Alpha
"A lion among ladies is a dangerous
Sludenl Council 3, 4 IPresidenlI: Drama
Club 3: Foolball 2, 3, 4: Baslcelball 2, 3,
4: Traclc 2, 3, 4.
EMERSON SMITH Phi Phi Alpha
"Tomorrow never comes: make Ihe mosl
Drama Club 3, 4: Maroon and Cream 3:
Pre-Medic I, 2, 3, 4.
ROBERT THORN Phi Phi Alpha
"Few Ihings are impossible 'ro diligence
CHEMISTRY, MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS
Phi Sigma Pi 3, 4: Traclc I, 2, 3: Band
I, 2: Almanian 3.
THOMAS TOLER Zela Sigma
"Everyone was his friend: enemies had
Sludenl Council 4: Orcheslra 3, 4.
J. B. WARD Zela Sigma
"One who never lurned his back buf
Library slaii 2, 3.
ROBERT WIENEKE Zela Sigma
"Sublle as an avalanche."
"The grea'Ier +I'1e Trials, Ihe more qlorious
BIOLOGY, BI BLE, SOCIOLOGY
Senafe I, 2, 3: Phi Sigma Pi 3, 47 I.R.C.
I, 2, 3, 47 SecreIary Io Dean of Men
I, 2, 3, 4.
SCENES WE'RE GOING TO MISS..
MARY ALICE DAMON
KITCHEN . .
BOOKS , . .
TENEMENT . . .
Top row-leTT To righT: G. NeTzorg, W. GelsTon, R. GarThwaiTe, M. HulTman, F. Gunn, W. Follis,
H. Nunn, J. Sanders. D. Clack.
Middle row: P. Cicinelli, G. Purdy, F. Plowman, D. Garrison, W. Bainbridge, F. SeaviTTe, J. Sieg,
R. STaudacher, C. Curry, R. Rademacher, R. Bendall.
BoTTom row: H. Moon, M. BaTTles, G. Turrel, K. Lake, M. WynTon, B. HamilTon, H. Dawson, J.
SchaaTsma, M. Allen, l.. Allen, L. Black, G. Glass, J. Bird.
SixTy-seven pale green Trosh enTered The campus in SepTember OT l935. They did
The TradiTional complaining againsT The wearing OT poTs, buT in The end did whaT The
STudenT Marshal said.
In spiTe oT losing Their TirsT Campus Day Tug-oT-war, They were noT morally de-
TeaTed because They came back The Tollowing year and alrnosT annihilaTed The Trosh
aT The scene oT The memorable evenT.
Our Trosh Track Team was especially good-deTeaTing CenTral STaTe, 70-61. Jake
Miller was The ouTsTanding aThleTe There. Since Then, ofhers have come To The lime-
lighT in various oTher aThleTic sporTs. John MaThews, PeTe Cicinelli, Tom Plowman,
Carl Elder, Bob Adams, and Ken OTis in baskeTballg Carl Elder, Gordon NeTzorg, Mel
HulTman, George Purdy, Francis SeaviTTe, John MaThews, Bob Adams, Howard Nunn,
Ken OTis in TooTball, wiTh Bob Devaney, M.l.A.A., as capTain oT The I938 Team. De-
baTing, golT, baseball, women's sporTs, and Almanian, and year book sTaTTs also claim
a greaT number, besides having all The clubs, socieTies, and organizaTions represenTed
in Their group.
The Frosh Frolic wiTh iTs black, green, and silver decoraTions and musical noTes was
an ouTsTanding success as was also The Soph ShuTTle, held on The eve OT Spring vaca-
Tion. The J-Hop, This year, was The biggesT and besT ever seen around here. Richard
Rademacher, The chairman, was responsible Tor iTs success.
Under The guidance oT The class presidenTs-George Purdy, Charles Skinner, and
Doug Garrison, They have each year advanced so rapidly Thaf They are now on The
road To leaving The mosT enviable record in The hisTory oT Alma College.
Top row, leTT To righT: C. CarTer, W. SmiTh, F. Rademacher, B. Roeplce, A. Lindley, A. Lindley, D.
CarpenTer, F. Church, R. 6inTher, C. Meach, R. FulTon.
FourTh row: S. Warnaar, R. Trull, R. Walker, W. CuTler, H. Coolc, K. HaThaway, H. Hill, R. Spencer,
H. LinTs, G. Runlcle, F. JohnsTon, V. Wrigl-iT.
Third row: E. BouTin, H. Teak, B. Wilson, A. SchmidT, D. SmiTh, M. Webb, J. CorbeTT, J. Mead C.
Climie, J. McDonald, B. JohnsTon.
Second row: F. Telgenhof, J. MiTchell, E. Sullivan, J. Fraker, I. Thompson, S. Hinckley, G. Lewis,
H. Guillaume, E. CoTTon, M. Arnold, M. Gabel, M. Kennedy, E. SmiTh, W. Kuhlman.
BoTTom row: R. Niles, C. HamilTon, F. Kauliman, E. Blakeley, J. Cobb, B. Pomeroy, V. Maze, E.
Reavie, M. EllioTT, J. Williams, A. Arnold, B. RoberTs, J. Simmons.
SepTemloer, IQ36, marlced The birTh oT a lusTy bawling inTanT, The class oT l94O.
EvenTs oT Freshmen year marched by in rapid order. RegisTraTion, poTs, The Tlag-
rush, paiama parade, Frosh Frolic, and The annual Tug-oT-war came and wenT, marred
only by our loss oT The Tug-oT-war.
Since iTs birTh, The class has been well represenTed in college acTiviTies and has
always shown a much needed school spiriT. In TooTball Tive men have earned a po-
siTion on The varsiTy squad and Tour have made Their A's. ln baslceTball, one man has
made The varsiTy squad. Girls as well as men have Taken acTive parT in social and
socieTy aTTairs. The Drama Club, OraTory and DebaTe, A Capella Choir, Almanian,
Band, OrchesTra, Pre-Medic Club and The lnTernaTional RelaTions Club have been
inTused wiTh new liTe by The class oT I94O. A
Suave, sophisTicaTed, exponenTs oT swing reTurned in I937. New Taces were seen
around The campus and many old Triends had noT reTurned. Our new born coclciness
disappeared wifh our deTeaT by The new Trosh in The annual Tlag-rush.
LiTe seTTled inTo The old rouTine, broken only by Alma's celebraTion oT iTs FiTTieTh
Anniversary. PresidenT H. M. Croolcs reTired. Mid-semesTer has come and gone.
April 7Th marked The daTe oT The Soph ShuTTle-The biggesT and mosT successful parTy
oT The year.
The class oT 1940 has successTully Taced The challenge oT The class oT l94I. We Tace
The TuTure unaTraid, conTidenT in our proven abiliTy To surmounT The aTTacl4s we may
meeT in The nexT Two years.
"Time Marches On."
Top row, leTT To righT: G. Olson, H. Spendlove, E. Ziem, J. Bell, E. Gilliard, M. Adams, R. Krall, J.
STanek, L. Friederick, H. Garrison, D. Davis, A. Juhola, T. McClelland, G. Judd.
FourTh row: S. Moran, W. LinTs, S. Kane, S. Cicinelli, E. Nixon, A. JohnsTon, W. Webb, B. RuberT,
R. Hanzel, J. True, A. Kozman, W. Yoh, S. Ball, B. Simon.
Third row: G. Jordan, D. SmiTh, F. Hill, C. WahlsTen, R. DeNoyelles, G. Lappin, C. McLean, P.
Pawlyk, G. BarneTT, M. Todd, H. Barber, B. Munger, J. Emms, W. Wrege.
Second row: S. MacFadden, M. Holmes, A. Bell, L. WheaTley, C. Sieg, A. Berman, M. Perkins,
B. Tunis, N. Shields, J. Lee, R. Vrfinkler, G. Parliament M. Driesbach, E. Wellwood, C. Conger, H.
BOTTOm row: F. Brown. W. Lindke, O. Harris, V. Mack, L. Robinson, B. Thomas, J. SpeersTra, T.
Purdy, T. Hahn, H. Clark, M. Harrison, K. Weavers. E. Spencer, L. Goldie.
When The TirsT Treshman class enTered Alma College TiTTy years ago, iT sTarTed
man-lasTing TradiTions. The oldesT OT These, The annual class rush, has become our
presenT-day Tlag-rush. The rules have changed some since The gay nineTies, when
members OT boTh classes were abducTed or oTherwise kepT away Trom The baTTle-
ground by violenT means, buT The spiriT has remained The same. Freshmen hazing
Tlourished during ThaT period, while The oTher infer-class sTruggle, The Tug-OT-war, be-
gan early in The TwenTieTh CenTury. UnTil a Tew years ago, Treshmen were allowed
To cOmpeTe in varsiTy spOrTs, so Treshman aThleTics are a modern TeaTure. Hayrides,
picnics, and banqueTs were highlighTs in The social liTe OT early Treshmen, and iT was
noT unTil 1925 ThaT The Frosh sTepped ouT wiTh a Frosh Formal. The nexT year iT was
known as The Frosh ShuTTle, and in T927 iT became Our presenT Frosh Frolic.
The Golden Anniversary class OT l94l carried on These TradiTions. The TirsT im-
porTanT evenT in iTs hisTory Took place in The gray dawn OT SepTember I8 when The
Frosh meT The Sophs in The annual Tlag-rush aT Davis Field. DespiTe The handicap
OT a well-greased pole, The Frosh Triumphed when Bill LinTs pulled down The Soph
emblem in 2 minuTes and IO seconds. LaTer, under The direcTion OT STudenT Marshall,
Charles Skinner, The class elecTed Howard Clark, Thelma Hahn, Jeanne SpeersTra,
and Casper Merris as iTs oTTicersg vOTed To wear poTs, and To abide by TradiTiOnal
Treshman rules. lTs social conTribuTion, The Frosh Frolic, Took place on November
20, and was a success Trom every sTandpoinT. The class has conTribuTed many mem-
bers To The Choir, Drama Club, SororiTies, and l:raTerniTiesg had ouTsTanding TOoTball
and baskeTball Teams, and raTed high scholasTically, placing nineTeen on The honor roll.
Top row: lelil T
Collins, Gordon Tice.
Bollom row. Richard l-lanson. Irene Brown, Jeanelle English, Belle Lockharl, Slen Larso
o lo righi: Joseph Godleski, VVilliam Carr, James Weir, Roberl Garfhwaile, George
Presidenl' - - -
Vice Presideni -
Secrelary - -
Treasurer - - -
Sludenf Council -
- Douglas Garrison
- Jeanelle Davidson
- - - - - Jean Bird
- Richard Raolemacher
- - Charles Skinner
Presideni- .... - - - Roberl Trull
Vice Presideni - - Conslance l-lamillon
Secrefaw - - - - - Frances Kaufman
Treasurer - - - ' MOFIGY Webb
Sludeni Council - - Edvfafd Boullfl
Presidenl - - -
Vice Presideni -
Secrelary - - -
Sludenl Council -
- l-loward Clark
- Thelma l-lahn
- Casper lvlerris
- - Tom Purdy
1 gil li?
A CAPELLA CHCDII2
Top row, leTT To righT: H. Orvis, W, CuTler, H. LinTs, R. Bowen, J. Sanders, B. STephens, V. WrighT,
M. HulTman, C. CarTer, L. Phillips, D. SmiTh, H, Cook, A. Russell, J. Fraker.
Third row: R. Bendail, H. Teak, W. Presser, H. Barber, A. Hapner, J. Williams, B. RoberTs, A,
Bronson, S. Warnaar, R. Debloyelles, R. Trull, A. BunTing.
Second row: B. Thomas, F. KauTman, V. Maze, D. Lindke, M. Holmes, P. Dionese, H. Moon, M.
Allen, E. Reavie, E. RoberTs, D. Baker. E. WheaTley, R. Lyons, M. Damon, J. Simmons.
BoTTom row: F. Brown, A. Arnold. M. Gabel, J. Bird, G. Glass, J. MiTchell, D. FosTer, G. MaThews,
J. SchaaTsma, J. Davidson, C. HamilTon, T. Hahn, M. Harrison.
Founded in The Tall oT 1930, The Alma College A Capella Choir ToughT a winning
baTTle in an eTTorT To aTTain sTaTe, as well as campus presTige. WiTh The merger OT
The boys and girls glee clubs, ProTessor J. W. Ewer Tormed The working nucleus oT The
choir Tor ThaT year. No oTher organizaTion on The campus has enjoyed such a spon-
Taneous growTh as The choir has experienced in The lasT eighT years. Because OT The
ever-increasing popular demand on The parT oT The sTudenT body To gain admiTTance
To The choir, ProT. Ewer limiTed The number OT members To TiTTy. CompeTiTion is in-
creasing, wiTh The resulT ThaT only The besT singers are accepTed. Probably The A
Capella Choir represenTs a Truer cross secTion Than any oTher group on The campus.
Boys, girls, scholars, aThleTes, and musicians are properly represenTed.
During The year several concerTs are given by This body. The big ChrisTmas pro-
gram, and The commencemenT-week perTormance are The Two big concerTs given in
Alma. This year The choir broadcasT Trom DeTroiT over WWJ. Trips ThroughouT The
sTaTe are made each year. The soloisTs wiTh The choir are: Mr. STuarT Warnaar, bari-
Tone, Miss Gladys Glass, soprano, and Mr. William Presser, violinisT. ProT. Grace D.
RoberTs and Miss Julia SchaaTsma appear wiTh The choir as organisT and pianisT
The oTTicers oT The choir are elecTed by The members. Por The pasT year The re-
sponsibiliTies have been assumed by William Presser, PresidenT, Grace MaThews, vice-
presidenT, Charles Skinner, SecreTary, Julia SchaaTsma, Librarian, and Byron STephens,
Top row, leTT To righT: Charles McLean, l-lerberT Spendlove, Franlc Radernacher, MargareT Arnold,
ArThur SrniTh, WebsTer CuTler, l-larold Teak.
BoTTom row: Verginia Anderson, Richard Rademacher, Russell STaudacher, l-le-rberT PeTers, Joseph
McDonald, Irene Folkerfh.
l-lerberT PeTers - ------- - EdiTor-in-ChieT
Louis CrampTOn - - - AssisTanT EdiTOr
RL1SSell STauClaCl'1er - - AssisTanT EdiT0r
Joe MacDonald - - - AssisTanT EdiTOr
MargareT Arnold - ---- SOcieTy EdiTOr
KenneTh Brown - - - - - Business Manager
Richard Rademacher - - AssisTanT Business Manager
Irene l:OllcerTh ---- ---- ---- C i rculaTiOn Manager
PilOTed by l-lerb PeTers, ediTOr, and KenneTh Brown, business manager, The Almanian
has again Tully cOmpleTed anOTher year OT service. IT was The privilege OT This year's
sTaTT TO repOrT The cOmpleTe Golden Anniversary sTOry, and The arrival OT The new
presidenTg The Two biggesT sTOries OT The year. WiTh The TradiTiOnal sTyle and accuracy
The Almanian, The only oTFiciaI news organ On The campus, has puT The schOlasTic year
I937-38 "TO bed". MainTaining a nOn-parTial ediTOrial policy, The paper has meriTed
The approval OT all sOcieTies and organizaTiOns on The campus. The Almanian is a
member OT The AssociaTed COllegiaTe Press, an agency OperaTed Tor The convenience
OT colleges and universiTies. lT is Through This agency ThaT The sTudenT body has been
l4epT inTormed regarding evenTs occurring On The campuses OT insTiTuTiOns ThrOughOuT
The UniTecl STaTes. The Almanian has also sOliciTed The aid OT The NaTiOnal Adver-
Tising Service, The TacTor ThaT has made The paper Tinancially possible.
"DirT" columns have been subsTiTuTed Tor The crusading ediTOrials ThaT have graced
The ediTOrial page OT The paper during all previous years. A Tailure On The parT OT
The ediTOr To Openly asserT himselT On quesTiOns involving The sTudenT body, has made
The Almanian a Tence siTTer when iT came To crysTalizing sTudenT opinion. Irene
l:Oll4erTh, head OT The circularion deparTmenT, did a commendable iob during The
year, The alumni subscripTiOn lisT almOsT doubling.
ALPHA THETA SQRQRITV
Top row: leTT To righT: Alice LisT, lv1argareT Kennedy. DeETTa Baker, Virginia Maze, Be,TTy RoberTs,
AleTha Hapner, Virginia Mack, Rulh Niles, Sally Hinckley, DoroThy Lindlce.
Middle row: Jean Williams, Onahlea Harris, ConsTance Sieg, Marian Perkins, Jane Lee, NaTalie
Shields, BeTTy Tunis, Ann Berman, Helen Guillaume, Leora WheaTley.
BoTTom row: Gene Lewis, Grace MaThews, JeaneTTe Davidson, Elinor CoTTon, June Tindall, Rhea
Wark, Helen Dawson, Pauline Dionese, Jean lv1iTchell.
Nol in picTure: KaThleen Peselc, Rachel Slevenson, Florence TelgenhoTT.
PresidenT - - - - June Tindall - - Grace lVlaThews
Vice PresidenT - - - Rhea Wark - - Pauline Dionese
Recording SecreTary - - - Pauline Dionese - - Jean lVliTchell
Corresponding SecreTary - - Kay Peselq - - - RuTh Niles
Treasurer ----- - Helen Dawson - - Helen Guillaume
The Alpha TheTa l.iTerary SocieTy was Tounded on lvlarch 24, l89O, and was The
TirsT socieTy Tor women upon The Alma campus. The charTer members numbered
Twelve, all buT Tiye oT who held some oTTice. ThroughouT The years The socieTy has
aTTiliaTed iTselT wilh ZeTa Sigma and To The close Triendship and loyally OT The Two
belongs The lion's share oT The credT Tor malcing boTh groups The ouTsTanding organi-
zaTions oT Alma College.
The social season opened wiTh The annual Mixer held in The Gym lasT SepTember.
Following This ice-breaker was The rushing parTy and l-lallowe'en hayride and lvlas-
querade dance: The l3irThday parTy and ST. PaTriclc's parTy in March wiTh The annual
Alpha TheTa summer Formal Dinner-Dance surpassing all oTher evenTs oT The year.
Top row, leTT To righT: James Emms, Richard Bendall, RoberT Spencer, STuarT Warnaar, GerTrude
ParliamenT, Jack Sanders, Florence Brown, Gladys Turrel, Carl WahlsTen, William Presser, RoberT Trull.
BoTTom row: William l.inTs, Dane SmiTh, William Yoh, Wilson DunneTTe, l-luberT l-Till, Harold Tealc,
Mark Todd, Byron STephens.
OT all The endowed colleges in Michigan, Alma boasTs The TirsT uniTormed band.
Organized in l922, iT sTruggled along wiThouT a direcTor unfil The Tollowing year when
ProT. Ewer oT The vocal deparTmenT was persuaded To Take iT over. The TirsT ap-
pearance oT The band was made when abouT a dozen Tellows swung a iam session aT
Two TooTball games.
For The pasT Two years The alumni oT The college have been heading a drive Tor The
purpose oT buying new uniTorms Tor The band. The ScoTch lcilTies were chosen. Due
To lack OT Tunds The uniTorms were noT purchased lasT Tall as planned. buT iT is believed
ThaT when The musicians reTurn nexT year They will be greeTed wiTh The garb oT The
highlanders. The plaid ThaT has been chosen is copied aTTer ThaT worn by The Macpher-
The Band is sTricTly exTra-curricular and pracTices one nighT a weelc. Prior To The
depression iT Took a Tour ThroughouT The sTaTe each spring, buT because oT The ex-
pense involved These Trips have been cancelled. lTs sole TuncTion now is playing Tor
TooTball and basl4eTball games.
Edward L. HeTh, sTudenT direcTor, has proved an invaluable asseT To The band. l-le
has wriTTen some oT Their selecTions, and he is consTanTly re-arranging pieces. Through
his eTTorTs The band has been revived and appears To be on The way back as one oT
The raTed organizaTions on The campus.
Top row, leTT To righT: ArThur Smirh, Palph Daniels, Willis GelsTon, Floyd Gunn, William SmiTh,
Byron STephens, William l.inTs, Frank Rademacher, Wendling l-lasTings, Dane SmiTh.
Middle row: PeTer Cicinelli, John June, Thelma l-lahn, BeTTy RoberTs, MargareT Arnold, Amelia
Arnold, Jeanne SpeersTra, June Tindall, Charles Skinner, Richard Raolcmacher.
BoTTom row: KaTherine Weavers, ElizabeTh Spencer, Eileen Sullivan, Lois Goldie, Frances Friedericlf,
l-lesTer Moon, Verginia Anderson, Grace Byron, Pauline Dionese, Irene Follcerfh.
Founded in The Tall oT l925, The Alma College Drama Club was organized Tor The
purpose oT sTimulaTing sTudenT inTeresT in dramaTics. UnTil lasT year The Club was an
exclusive organizaTion, membership being deTermined by a voTe oT The acTive mem-
bers. l.asT year, however, The Club became an all-college organizaTion.
This year The play presenTed during The l-lomecoming was "Man or Mouse", a
lighr comedy, direcTed by Mr. Ralph Daniels. OuTsTanding in Their perTormances
in This, The TirsT play oT The year, were Miss Thelma l-lahn and Mr. Dane SmiTh, Two
ln an eTTorT To cuT down The year's expenses The Club has decided To limiT The
number OT plays Tor This school year. AT The presenT Time The Club is working on
Their annual Three-acT, spring play.
As an inducemenT To The members oT The organizaTion, membership To Alpha Psi
Omega, naTional honor socieTy Tor college dramaTics, is awarded ouTsTanding acTors.
The oTTicers Thar guided The desTiny oT The Club This year are:
PresldenT --------------- Floyd Gunn
Vice PresidenT - - - - - Ralph Daniels
Se-creTary - - - Jeanne SpeersTra
Treasurer - - - - - Dane SmiTh
STage Manager - - - - Charles Skinner
DirecTor oT PubliciTy - - Frances Friedericlc
Top row, lell lo righl: Howard Clark, Margarel Arnold, Richard Aardsma, Gene Lewis, Charles
Middle row: Grace Byron, Rulus Reiberg, Helen Dawson, Russell Slaudacher, Belly l-lamillon,
Bollom row: Douglas Clack. Richard Bendall, Anile Byron, Gordon Nelzorg, Marion Wynlon,
Chesler l-larvie, Wendling l-laslings.
The Inlernalional Relalions Club is one ol lhe oldesl organizalions on lhe Alma
College campus. The purpose ol lhe club is lo make a sludy ol loreign allairs along
wilh lhe League ol Nalions and relaled problems. lvleelings lake place every lhird
Thursday al Wrighl I-lall and a dillerenl member discusses polenl world evenls al
each meeling. The club is connecled wilh lhe Carnegie Foundalion and wilh ils aid
is making a colleclion ol books lor a permanenl library. Gordon Nelzorg is lhe presi-
de-nl ol lhe organizalion, and lhe lacully advisor is Dean Florence Sleward. During
lhe presenl year, lhe membership is al lhe highesl peak in ills hislory which is indica-
live ol sludenl inleresl in lhe proiecl. The club is also allilialed wilh lhe Model
League ol Nalions which convenes every spring.
Top row, lell lo righl: Mary Alice Damon, Hesler Moon, Conslance I-lamillon, Mavis l-larrison,
Eclwardene Reavie. Jeanne Speerslra, Thelma l-lahn, Frances Friedericlc, Janel Cobb, Lois Goldie,
Elizabelh Spencer, Julia Schaalsma.
Middle row: Frances Kaulman, Belly Cralcer, Belly Jane Swarlhoul, Calherine Conger, Belly
Roberls, Belly Hamillon, Eileen Sullivan, Mary Allen, Gladys Glass, Alma Mae Block, Irene Follcerlh.
Bollom row: Gerlrude Parliamenl, Alice Bronson, Jane Fralner, Jean Bird, Anila Byron, l-lelene
Wheeler, Marion Vifynlon, Margarel Ann Ellioll, Kalherine Weavers, Eleanor Blakely, Louise Black.
Nol in piclure: Maxine Amspoker.
Presidenl - - - Irene Folkerlh - -Mary Alice Damon
Vice Presidenl - - Alice Bronson - - Belly Jane Swarlhoul
Recording Secrelary - - Belly l-lannillon - - l-lesler Moon
Corresponding Secrelary - - Louise Black - - , Jean Bird
Treasurer ----- - Elizabelh Freverl - - Julia Schaalsma
Kappa lola Lilerary Sociely was lounded in I92I by Dean Elizabelh M. Roberls.
This, lhe youngesl sociely on lhe campus, has a lhree-lold purposeg lo inspire higher
ideals, lo promole an inleresl in all lorms ol lileralure, and lo lurlher lhe social ac-
livilies ol Alma College.
Members ol lhe sociely lake an aclive parl in lhe A Capella Choir, lhe Drama
Club, lhe Phi Sigma Pi, lhe honor sociely, lhe Alhlelic program, lhe Pre-Medic club,
and are on lhe Almanian slall, parlicipaling also in various olher organizalions.
For lhe new women sludenls, an exciling Pirale Parly is given annually. They also
sponsor an all-school parly - lhis year il being called lhe "Big Apple." ln lhe sum-
mer, a privale lormal dinner-dance is held, and also during lhe year leas, dinners
and inlormal privale parlies are given.
Top row, leff fo righf: John Fraker, Charles McLean, Grace Mafhews, l-lesfer Moon, lrene Folkerfh,
Marvin Kaufman, l-lerberf Spendlove.
Boffom row: Helen Dawson, Willis Gelsfon, Richard Bendall, Russell Sfaudacher, Richard Rade-
macher, Grace Byron.
The fighf for a Golden Anniversary yearbook began early in fhe fall and if was
only a few weelcs before Chrisfmas vacafion fhaf fhe Junior Class had decided fo
fake fhe publicafion under ifs wing. Russell Sfaudacher, Junior from Saginaw, and
Richard Bendall, fransfer from Bay Cify Junior College, were selecfed fo edif fhe
book while fhe business managing fell info fhe hands of Richard Rademacher, popu-
lar Junior from Alma. ln fhe firsf weelc affer fhe holiday recess hundreds of mulfi-
colored posfers facked fo every possible vanfage poinf fold of fhe sales campaign
which closed a weelc lafer wifh more fhan enough subscripfions fo insure fhe boolc's
publicafion. Lafer fhe sfaff was announced and preparafions husfled along wifh fhe
resulf fhaf fhe edifion esfablished some sorf of a campus record by appearing when
if had been promised.
' Tl-IE STAFF
Edifors - - - - - - -
Sporfs - l-lerberf Spendlove
Feafures Jack Sieg
Seniors - Grace Mafhews
Juniors - l-lesfer Moon
Sophomores - Charles Climie
Freshman Charles McLean
Business Manager -
Adverfising Manager -
Subscripfion Manager - - - - -
Fred Johnsfon Grace Byron Marvin Kaufman John Fralrer
Adverfising Solicifors - - - - -
CDRATCDRV AND DEBATE
Top row, leTT To righT: Richard Aardsma, Charles LeClaire, RoberT Coolc.
BoTTom row: Richard Neville, Professor Herman Spencer, Alice LisT, ProTessor R. W. l-lamilTon.
Ralph Daniels. .
During The I937-38 debaTing season, Alma College parTicipaTed in approximaTely
TwenTv-Tive conTesTs. The quesTion Tor all The colleges in The UniTed STaTes This Year
was Resolved: ThaT The NaTional Labor Relafions Board should be empowered To en-
Torce arbiTraTion in all lndusTrial DispuTes. ProponenTs oT The aTFirrnaTive were Charles
LeClaire and Marvin KauTman. The negaTive Team consisTed oT Richard Neville,
Richard Aardsma, and RoberT Coolc.
Michigan STaTe College and CenTral STaTe College were The chief Alma' rivals.
During The earlv spring The squad wenT To l-lunTingTon, Indiana, Tor The NaTional lnTer-
collegiare DebaTe TournamenT. ln Their series OT debaTes aT l-lunTingTon, The Alma
squad lorolce even on The iudges' decisions. The highIigh+ OT The Year was when The
Alma negaTive Team deTeaTecl The craclc aTTirmaTive Team Trom NorThwesTern Uni-
ProTessor l-lerman W. Spencer oT The English DeparTmenT was squad menTor Tor
his TwelTTh consecuTive Year. The sTudenT manager was Richard Neville, ManisTique.
ln The local oraTorical conTesT Rav l-lallin, senior, won The honors Tor The second
Time in The men's division: while Alice l.isT, Treshman, Toolc TirsT place in The women's
conTesT. Alma This year was hosT To The Tinals oT The Michigan inTer-collegiaTe Speech
League oraTorical compeTiTion.
Bollom row: Alllruda Bell, Alice Bunling, Dorolhy Fosler, Virginia Church, Belly Pomeroy, lsabel
Top row, lell lo righl: Mildred Bradlish, Florence Brown, Margarel Arnold, Amelia Arnold, Belly
Reed, Rulh Malcolm, Margarelle Gabel.
Middle row: Kalhryne Lake, Rulh Winkler, Verginia Anderson, Gladys Turrel, Mariorie l-lolmes,
Rulh Lyon, Margarel Sandel.
Those nol appearing in lhe piclure: Janel Simmons.
Kalhryn Lake -
Alice Bunling -
Belly Pomeroy -
Amelia Arnold -
Presidenl - -
Secrelary - -
Treasurer - -
Senlinel - - - -
Crilic ----- -
Parliamenlarian - - - -
Mildred Bradlish ---- Keeper ol lhe Archives - - - Alllruda Bell
The year's aclivilies lor Philo slarled oul wilh lhe rushing parly. The lradilional
Japanese Parly was revived and Wrighl l-lall was a veri-colored place wilh pom-poms,
conlelli, and serpenline.
Wilh lhe College 50-year celebralion, Philo celebraled ils 28lh year. We held a
Home Coming banguel down lown lor lhe lirsl lime in lour years. There were lilly
pasl and presenl members in allendance and lheir gradualing year number covered
lhe enlire span ol Philo's exislence. .
Six new girls were pledged early in November, and having lullilled lheir pledge
dulies, lhey were inilialed on Nov. l8.
The Winler Lodge parly, Philo's annual girl bid, was held in Wrighl l-lall on Friday,
December 3rd, Wilh lhe help ol Arl Byers Orcheslra. The lollowing day lhe Wrighl
l-lall recepliqn room was lhe scene ol lhe Chrislmas Fair. l-lere lhe girls showed
lheir abililies in lhe arls: baked goods, handworlc, knilling, elc. A lorlune lelling
boolh was added lhis year and dancing was ollered lor lhose so inclined.
Second semesler aclivilies include a Tea lor lhe Palronesses, an Easler Dance, and
lhe Annual Formal Dinner-Dance.
PHI PHI ALPHA FPATEPIXIITY
Top row, leTT To righT: S. CaTer, R. Bowen, L. Phillips, H. Dean, J. Sanders, C. Elder, H. Nunn, F.
Church, B. WrighT, W. SmiTh, A. Macfiarvah, F. Rademacher.
FiT'rh row: F. BoaT, R. Trull, W. GelsTon. K. HaThaway, W. HasTings, A. Smi+h, P. Cicinelli, W.
CuTler, R. Devaney, R. Adams, W. BarsTow, R. BurTraw, R. Walker. .
FourTh row: H. Teak, W. Presser, H. LinTs, W. ForresTer, R. Rademacher, C. Lea, C. Harvie, A.
SchmidT, B. JohnsTon, M. Webb, R. Spencer, C. Skinner.
Third row: B. Wilson, C. CarTer, E. BouTin, S. Warnaar, A. Lindley, A. Lindley, K. Brown, R. Thorn,
D. SmiTh, D. Garrison, G. Purdy, H. PeTers, J. McDonald, C. HumisTon.
Second row: S. Cicinelli, H. Barber, M. Adams, G. Olson, W. Wrege, R. Hanzel, H. Garrison, G.
BarneTT, F. Graham, W. Frier, G. Lappin, L. Friederick.
BoTTom row: W. LinTs, T. Purdy, F. Hill, D. SmiTh, H. Clarlf, C. WahlsTen, R. DeNoyelles, R. Munger,
E. Nixon, R. Wilson, W. Webb, E. Ziem.
"Lives oT greaT men all remind us
We can make our lives sublime,
And deparTing leave behind us,
FOOT prinTs in sands of Time."
-Henry WadsworTh LongTellow.
We, aT Phi Phi Alpha recognize The True value OT The greaT poeT's sTaTemenT, and
as a resulT have seT Tor ourselves cerTain loTTy ideals, The recogniTion and accepTabiliTy
OT which have been endorsed and are being carried ouT by eighT-Tour members OT
The presenT sTudenT body. We aT The Phi House are primarily aTTecTionaTe broThers
of learning, each sTudenT being urged To Tollow The Teachings oT The class room, wiTh
The upper-classmen, who have been Trained in our ideals, acTing as examples.
Phi Tellowship does noT end here, Tor While our TraTerniTy is one of The leaders on
The campus wiTh her dances, sTag-banqueTs, open houses, she has as well, ThaT in-
Tangible someThing ThaT sTamps a TraTerniTy.
When Phi men go TorTh inTo The world To become leaders or Tollowers, Phi Phi
Alpha can well be proud, Tor in reTurn Tor The aTTecTion They have given her, she has
besTowed upon Them The abiliTy To geT along wiTh Their Tellow man.
Pl-ll SIGMA PI
Top row, leTT To righT: William Presser, Douglas Claclc, AleTha l-lapner, Alice BunTing, Jack Sanders,
BoTTom row: Grace MaThews, KaThyrne Lake, Jane Wright Irene FolkerTh, Julia Schaafsma.
Alma Colleges honorary scholasTic socieTY, Phi Sigma Pi, is one oT The smallesT
and seleclr groups aT Alma. EnTrance requiremenTs are Tixed on a sliding scale, The
lowesT being a grade OT under 2.35. The membership in This organizaTion can never
be more Than one-eighTh oT The graduaTing Class. Phi Sigma Pi's man purpose is To
promoTe and encourage scholarship, and iT has buf a comparahvely recenT Tounding,
being sTarTed in l928. Ted l-leTh is The c:urrenT presidenT, and TaculTY members in-
clude R. W. Clack, W. E. KauTmann, R. C. DiTTo, and C.bE. Brolcenshire.
Top row, leTT To righT: Cassius Lea, Thomas Toler, Howard Clarlc, ProTessor Roy W. l-lamilTon,
RoberT Trull, Douglas Garrison, Edward BouTin.
BoTTom row: Charles Slcinner, Gene Lewis, Virginia Church, ArThur SmiTh,,lrene FollcerTh, l-lesTer
Moon, Tom Purdy.
So Tar as sTudenT acTiviTies are concerned, Alma College is governed by a repre-
senTaTive board known as The STudenT Council. ln an eTTorT To promoTe a closer re-
laTionship beTween The sTudenT body and The AdminisTraTion, The Council Was Tound-
ed in The Tall oT l9l9. Since ThaT Time iT has assumed The responsibiliTies oT providing
all-school enTerTainmenT Tor The sTudenT, supervising Treshman discipline, and regu-
laTing The sTandards abouT which The social liTe oT The school revolves. ln all oT These
poinTs The Council has adminisTered conservaTively buT prudenTly. WiThin The lasT
Two years The Council uTTerly abandoned The duTy oT supervising The campus year-
lings. Funds are provided Tor The Council by The STudenT AcTiviTy Fee.
The STuclenT Council is composed oT TiTTeen members. Class presidenTs are auTo-
maTically elecTed To The council, and These Tour execuTives are aided by Tour repre-
senTaTives Trom The Senior Class, Three Trom The Junior Class, Two Trom The Sopho-
more Class, and one Trom The Freshman Class,
OEETCERS EOR Tl-TE YEAR T937-I938
PresidenT --------------- ArThur SmiTh
Vice PresidenT - - Irene EollcerTh
SecreTary - - - - Virginia Church
Treasurer - - Wilson DunneTTe
THE WCDMENS LEAGUE
LeTT To righT: Gladys Turrel, Mary Allen, Mary Alice Damon, Virginia Church, June Tindall.
NOT in picTure: JeaneTTe Davidson.
PresiclenT - - - Mary Alice Damon
Vice PresidenT - - Virginia Church
SecreTary - - - JeaneTTe Davidson
EaculTy Advisor ----------- Dean E. M. STeward
The Women's League has been organized since l932. IT is The women's inTer-
socieTy council, conTrolling The rushing rules Tor The socieTies and seTTling any dispuTes
loeTween Them. The membership consisTs OT Two represenTaTives Trorn each socieTy,
a junior and a senior. The presidenT is chosen Trorn one of The socieTies which has
noT held The oTTice during The preceding year.
A girl-bid Tormal is sponsored by The League, including also all non-socieTy women.
WRIGHT I-IALL SENATE
Top row, leTT To righT: Jane Fralcer, Grace Byron, BeTTy RoberTs, Amelia Jean Arnold, l-lesTer Moon
BoTTom row: Rhea Wark, DoroThy EosTer, June Tindall.
NOT in picTure: KaThleen Peselc, Mary Alice Damon.
PresidenT - - ---- - - June Tindall
Vice PresidenT - - - DoroThy EosTer
SecreTary-Treasurer - - Mary Alice Damon
The WriqhT l-lall SenaTe was organized in l922 and is The governing body OT The
women's dormiTory. The membership is composed OT a presidenT, elecTed by The
hall, and represenTaTives Trom each socieTy and Tour non-socieTy delegaTes. lT Tormu-
laTes and enTorces, wiTh The approval oT The Dean oT Women. The rules OT The l-lall.
Me-eTings are held only When required, caused by The breaking oT rules by some girl.
V. W, C. A
Top row, leTT To righT: JaneT Cobb, June Tinclall, lv1argareT Arnold. Alice BunTing, Gene Lewis.
BoTTom row: Jean Mirchell, Pauline Dionese, Jean Bird, l-lelen Dawson.
NoT in picTure: Irene FolkerTh, KaThleen Peselc.
PresidenT - - - lrene FollcerTh
Vice PresidenT - Pauline Dionese
SecreTary - - Alice BunTing
Treasurer - June Tindall
The Y.W.C.A. is an OrganizaTion which includes all The girls in WrighT Hall and
Those wishing To join Trom down Town. The TirsT week OT school is "Y.W. Week."
Each new girl is assigned a "big sisTer," who acguainTs her wiTh people and college
All The oTTicers on The Y.NV.C.A. cabineT are chosen by Their predecessors excepT
The PresidenT and Vice PresidenT who are elecTed by The girls in WrighT l-lall.
A parTy is given Tor The children OT The Republic School aT ChrisTmas Time. WiTh
The help oT Dean STeward, Miss lvl. Foley, Miss l.. l-louser, and The wives OT The
TaculTy members, Twelve small girls are compleTely ouTTiTTed and TreaTed To dinner
aT WrighT l-lall. ATTer dinner oTher children are broughT in and all given giTTs.
WiTh The arrvival oT Spring and EasTer, The Y.W.C.A. gives a breal4TasT in WrighT
l-lall Tor college and Town people.
ZETA SIGMA FRATERINIITY
Top row, lei? 'ro riglwl: C. Failing, R. Olney, R. Ginllwer, B. Boull, G. Slanek, R. Krall, T. McClelland
A. Juhola, l-l. Spendlove, J. Bell, A. Jolwnslon.
Fourllw row: J. Spencer, P. Pawlck, A. l-lelberq, B. Simon, J. Emma, A. Kozman, E. Gilliard, C
McLean, S. MacFadden, J. Mead, S. Moran.
Third row: W. l-lamillon, W. Ginllwer, D. Carpenler, F. Clirnie, l-l. Nilz, rl-l. Cook, C.
Moore F. Jolnnslon, W. Yoh, G. Judd.
Second row: J. Sieq, P. Becker, T. Plowrnan, C, Curry, M. l-lullman, B. Follis, K, OHS,
D. Clack, W. Bainbridge, R. Bendall.
Bollom row: R. Slaudaclwer, B. Slepliens, L. Schneider, C. l-lardl, S. Seaville, J. Fraker,
G. Walker, C. Dove, T. Toler, R. Wienke.
J. B. Ward
ZETA SIGMA FRATEIQNITY
As Alma College This year celebraTes her Golden Anniversary, ZeTa Sigma cele-
braTes her TorTy-eighTh year as The oldesT organizaTion upon The campus, being Tound-
ed in l889 under The leadership oT Dr. J. E. lVliTchell, J. T. lNlorThon and AlTred PraTT.
These men TelT The need oT an organizaTion Tor men ThaT would Touch Those spoTs noT
Tilled by The regular college rouTine. The sTandard seT by The Tounders was noT
merely To develop liTerary sTandards buT To mould men OT characTer who could TiT
inTo all walks oT liTe. WiTh This view always uppermosT in Their mind The members oT
ZeTa Sigma have always been sTriving Tor The sTandard, and Time has Told us ThaT
This has been accomplished wiTh ZeTa Sigma sTill ranking uppermosT upon The campus
as The insTiTuTion enTers iTs TiTTy-TirsT year.
ZeTa Sigma has successTul men in all walks oT liTe among which The menTion oT
MiTchell, Dunning, Col. Frank Knox and KeTgen bring To mind The level all ZeTa's
are Trying To reach. This pasT year saw The socieTy aTTain naTional recogniTion by vir-
Tue OT acce-pTing SenaTor ArThur l-l. Vandenberg as an honorary member and by The
TraTerniTies unanimous voTe Tor The abolishmenT oT "l-lell Week" Thereby Taking rank
as one OT The mosT progressive groups in The sTaTe.
During The pasT year ZeTa Sigma has prospered in every underTaking and The an-
nual STag l3angueT aT l-lomecoming was The besT in iTs hisTory. The TraTerniTy also
sponsored a Tormal dinner-dance aT The l3ancroTT l-loTel in Saginaw as well as several
parTies Tor Alpha TheTa sororiTy and many open houses Tor The enTire sTudenT body.
As we near The close oT TiTy years oT ZeTa Sigma we cannoT help buT Te-el ThaT a
greaT share oT our success has been due To our cherished aTTiliaTion wiTh Alpha TheTa.
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?I11,11e it mag a pleasure it was a dif'f'iuu1Q
:ask to pick the most Beautiful of ull 5d.rna's
peaches, Liiss Gene. Lewis. ,
Biifch the fervor prayer that 'Ellis is not the
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For The TirsT Time since The beginning ol: Maroon and Cream publicaTions aT Alma
College This Year's annual indicaTes The Trend Tor individuaiiTY and The knowledge
oT The beauTiTul, when They held a "PeTTY PreTTY BeauTy ConTesT"' To deTermine The
corneliesT co-ed upon The campus. Girls were asked To send in Their phoTographs
and The Tamous appreciaTor oT Terninine loveliness and popular arTisT Tor Esquire
Magazine, George PeTTY, was asked To selecT The preTTiesT girl Trom among The phoTo-
graphs sulorniTTed. l-le also Tools The liberTy To rank The nexT nine girls in The order
oT Their beauTy and The resulTs are prinTed here. We say iT Turned ouT PeTTY good.
l-lello . . . The Lindley boys? . . . l'd be pleased 'ro Jrallc aboul Wildlife
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JOHN GILBERT . . . MosT popular aThleTe-sTudenT oT The pasT decade aT Alma Col-
lege . . . pasT capTain oT FooTball Team . . .All M.l.A.A .... sTar on Track squad . . .
PresidenT AThleTic Board OT ConTrol . . . ls member oT ZeTa Sigma and hails Trom
RUSSELL STAUDACHER . . . All-around promoTer. . . ediTor oT ScoTsman . . . assisTanT
ecliTor OT Almanian . . . DirecTor OT PubliciTv Tor college . . . ReporTer Tor AssociaTed
Press and oTher agencies . . . lnTernaTional RelaTions Club . . . ZeTa Sigma TraTerniTy
. . .lives in Saginaw.
ROBERT DEVANEY . . . AnoTher Saginaw boy who makes good . . . Bob is new cap-
Tain of FooTball squad . . . All M.l.A.A .... Leader oT lnTramural acTiviTies . . . STudenT
. . . Track squad . . . well liked . . .is member oT Phi Phi Alpha TraTerniTy.
EDWARD HETH . . . Winner oT UniversiTv oT Michigan Fellowship . . . besT sTudenT
in musical Tield Tor some Years . . . TascinaTing drummer . . . Head oT Band, OrchesTra
and Phi Sigma Phi . . .Tenor in A Capella Choir . . . Composer and aranger OT some
noTe . . . Lives in Grand Rapids.
CHARLES LeCLAlRE . . .JusT call him Homer or Red . . . The mosT ouTsTanding per-
sonaliTy ever To enroll aT Alma College . . . You've goT To like him . . . Drv cleaner
. . . rooTer . . . debaTer .. . Triend oT Sid Mead and everyone else . . .ThaT counTs . .
member OT ZeTa Sigma and honored ciTizen oT Ferndale.
JOHN A. GILBERT
ARTHUR SMITH . . . PresidenT OT STudenT Council . . . class oTficer . . . CapTain OT
cage Team . . . TooTball quarTerbacl4 and pole vaulTer Tor Thinclads . . . sTudenT . . .
Almanian and Drama club . . . JaniTor . . . ls a loyal OxTordian and belongs To Phi
PAULINE DIONESE . . . Homecoming Queen . . . Vice presidenT OT Y'.W.C.A. . . .
Desi' ScoT boosTer . . . Comely . . .A Capella Choir . . . Drama Club . . . I.R.C. . . .
Almanian . . . Girls baskelrball and oTher sporTs . . . Senior Council . . . secreTarY oT
Alpha TheTa sororiTY . . . Horne, IThica.
JUNE TlNDALL . . .Slim buT acTive . . . PresidenT oT WrighT Hall SenaTe and Torrnerly
OT Alpha TheTas . . . oTTicer in Y.W.C.A. and Drama Club . . . Women's League. . .
Alrnanian . . .Girls baskelrball . . .honor roll . . . leader among women's acTiviTies . . .
a resider oT EremonT and a DemocraT.
IRENE FOLKERTH . . . Vice PresidenT OT STudenT Council . . . PresidenT OT Y.W.C.A.
and Kappa loTa . . . member OT Drama club. . . also OT Phi Sigma Pi . . . CirculaTion
Manager OT The Almanian . . . 0raTor . . . assisTan'r To The RegisTrar . . . Chairman OT
Homecoming . . . lives aT Oxicord.
CHARLES SKINNER . . . The Phelps, New York lad who is going places . . . Good
sTudenT . . . romancer . . . sTudenT oT Wagner . . . Phi House Manager . . . STudenT
Council . . .Treasurer OT The Drama Club . . . Warbler wiTh The A Capella Choir . . .
Almanian and Band . . . Phi Phi Alpha TraTerniTY.
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GORDON A. MACDONALD
Coach Gordon Macdonald began his second year as coach oT The Alma TooTball
Team wiTh The Task oT rebuilding a Team wiTh only seven veTerans Trom lasT year's
squad and a handTul OT hopeTul sophomore aspiranTs. BeTore being deTeaTed by
The champion Kalamazoo Team, The ScoTs loomed as sTrong conTerence conTenders
when They deTeaTed Three Teams oT The M.l.A.A. conTerence. Wins were scored
over Adrian, Albion, OliveT, and l-lope. One Tie game Was played wiTh YpsilanTi
Normal, and losses were suTTered To Miami UniversiTy OT OxTord, Ohio, l-lillsdale,
Kalamazoo, and The Michigan "B" Team.
As The nucleus oT his Team, Coach Macdonald used ArT SmiTh aT guarTerback,
CapTain John GilberT aT Tullback, STan CaTer aT leTT Tackle, Bob Devaney aT leTT end,
and Cassius Lea aT righT guard. The oTher reTurning leTTermen were Floyd BoaT and
Ken OTis, halTbacks.
The season opened wiTh The ScoTs aT OxTord, Ohio, where They meT Miami Uni-
versiTy. WiTh considerable weighT advanTage againsT Them, The Team was deTeaTed
27 To O. Miami's allfconTerence guarTerback, Jake Wagner, was held aT The ScoTs'
goal line on numerous occasions by Alma's lighTer line who played inspired ball. The
weT and muddy Tield made ball handling quiTe impossible, and Two oT Alma's Tumbles
resulTed in Miami Touchdowns. CapTain "BuTch" GilberT, Bob Devaney, and STan
CaTer marked Themselves as ouTsTanding players on The Tield, while Don SmiTh, sopho-
more guarTerback Who replaced ArT SmiTh, did a Tine iob OT signal calling, alThough
burdened wiTh The Task oT passing, punTing, and praying.
Top row, leTT To righT: Geyer, l-lulTman, Nunn, MaThews, Le Claire, CarTer, NeT2org.
Middle row: Coach Macdonald, Bainbridge, SeaviTTe, Purdy, OHS, CuTler, Follis, Bendall, Adams,
D. SmiTh, Walker, Devaney, AssisTanT Coach Ewer.
BoTTom row: AThleTic Manager Mann, Dean, BoaT, Lea, A. SmiTh, Fraker, Tangalakis, Elder.
Bendall, Adams, OTis, Le Claire, GinTher, D. SmiTh, Nunn, Dean, BoaT, Purdy.
Floyd BoaT's 84-yard sprinT Through a broken Tield proved To be The necessary
margin oT de-TeaT handed Adrian by The ScoTs in The Two Teams' TirsT game in many
years, The Tinal score being 7 To O. Alma Tailed To cash in on many scoring oppor-
TuniTies, and noT un+iI laTe in The Third quarTer did l3oaT Tind his way Through his
own leTT Tackle Tor a clear Tield To a Touchdown. Devaney and lvlel l-lulTman held
down The Tlanker posiTions, and Adrian Tound iT a diTTiculT iob To circle eiTher end.
OTher players who played Tine ball were Cash Lea and Sam SeaviTTe aT The guards.
l3uTch Gilbe-rT played The TinesT game OT his TooTball career as he Tore The Adrian
line To biTs and sTopped The Adrian ball carriers Trom going Through his TerriTory.
On The same play ThaT won The Adrian game, Floyd BoaT again broke Through The
cenTer oT The line To run 44 yards Tor Alma's lone Touchdown To deTeaT Albion 7 To 6.
CapTain GilberT kicked The exTra poinT which laTer proved To be The necessary mar-
gin oT vicTory. ln The pasl' Two games, BoaT had carried The ball sevenTeen Times Tor
an average oT IO yards per Try. The run came immediaTely aTTer The opening OT The
second sTanza aTTer ArT SmiTh had broke inTo The open To ToTe The ball To Adrian's
44-yard sTripe aTTer carrying iT Trom his own 20. Albion's score came in The TourTh
guarTer aTTer a 49-yard march down The Tield. QuTside oT The Two Touchclowns, mosT
oT The game was played around midTield. ATTer an cxTensive gain, The Team on
ohfense seemed To leT down, and The deTensive Team usually punTed ouT oT danger.
As The resulT oT his long run, his Tine showing on blocking, Tackling, and pass deTense,
BoaT sTamped himself as The individual sTar OT The game.
The nexT opponenT on The schedule was a highly Tavored YpsilanTi Normal Team.
The game was wiTnessed by a number oT Tans in aTTendance aT The FiTTieTh Anni-
versary exercises oT The college. Coach MacDonald sTarTed his reserves, who im-
mediaTely proved To be anyThing buT push-overs Tor Ypsi. ATTer The Teachers had
scored a Touchdown in The TirsT quarTer, The reserves shoved Ypsi To The 25-yard
line Trom Where an aTTempTed Tield goal by Don SmiTh wenT wide. The ScoTs be-
wildered Ypsi wiTh numerous passes while The Teachers resorTed To baTTling spinners,
Takes, and reverses. APT SmiTh kepl- The air Tilled wiTh his passes, and his many shorT
Tlips To l3uTch GilberT accounTod Tor :much oT The ground gained by The ScoTs. The
Tinal score was I2 To T2 and The Tic enabled Alma To conTinue her record oT noT
being deTeaTed on The home Tield since TQ34.
Playing againsT an inspired OlivoT Team, The ScoTs were barely able To eke ouT a
I2 To 6 win over The CongregaTionafisTs on GcTober 23. Two alerT Alma linesrnen,
l-larold Dean and Cash Lea, accounled Tor fTX.lma's Touchdowns. Dean Tell on The ball
aTTer he had blocked an QliveT punT and downed iT on OliveT's goal line Trom where
iT was carried across on The nexT play: Lea scored his Touchdown when he blocked
an OliveT punT and Tell on The ball behind The goal line. The ScoTs reserves sTarTed
The game and allowed OliveT a Touchdown beTore The varsiTy Took The Tie-ld and
The game Trom OliveT. Taking The ball on The opening kickoTT, OliveT carried The
ball 78 yards on a susTained drive Tor a Touchdown. The reserves Took The ball and
marched Toward The OliveT goal, buT aT This poinT, The varsiTy, who had been senT
in, Tailed To make The be-sT oT This scoring opporTuniTy presenTed To Them by Their
undersTudies. OliveT used Tew subsTiTuTions during The game, and proved To be The
scrappiesT Team ThaT The MacDonaldmen had encounTered so Tar This year.
CarTer, Tangalakis, Fraker, BurTraw, A, SmiTh, NeTzorg, Fcllis, SeaviTTe, l-lulTman, Elder.
Alma dropped a closely conTesTed game To Kalamazoo, I5 To IZ, beTore a Home-
coming crowd oT 5,000. This loss dimmed The Maroon and Cream TiTle hopes Tor This
year. Alma ouTgained and ouTplayed Kazoo, buT were unable To make use oT The
breaks. The ScoTs scored TirsT in The TirsT period when ArT SmiTh reTurned a Kazoo
punT To The Kazoo 32-yard line. Then a pass To Devaney, and Two ThrusTs aT The
Tackles by 6inTher and SmiTh neTTed ZI yards. CapTain GilberT drove Tor 9 yards
on The nexT play and Then crashed The line again Tor The remaining disTance. Kazoo
scored her TirsT Touchdown in The Third period as a resulT oT a number OT passes.
Also in The same period, The visiTors scored Their second Touchdown. Dalla kicked
a Tield goal To give Kazoo The necessary margin OT vicTory. ln The lasT minuTes oT
play, Alma scored a Touchdown aTTer OTis had passed To Don SmiTh on Kazoo's 28-
yard line and Then Tossed one To Devaney on The ll. OTis swepT around The end
Tor a Touchdown aTTer a penalTy had moved Alma To The 6-yard line.
Don SmiTh's educaTed Toe provided The winning margin Tor Alma on November 6,
when he booTed a Tield goal Trom The I8-yard sTripe To deTeaT l-lope 3 To O. The Two
Teams baTTled Tor second place in The conTerence sTandings. lvlosT oT The game was
played beTween The 20-yard lines wiTh Alma having a sIighT edge over The DuTchmen.
The Tield goal came laTe in The Tinal quarTer, and l-lope Took To The air To score, buT
The alerT pass deTense oT The lvlacdonaldmen sTopped all ThreaTs. On The Third play
OT The game, GilberT was Torced To The sidelines because oT a rib injury. The back-
Tield combinaTion oT Don SmiTh, Floyd BoaT, ArT SmiTh and Bill 6inTher played ex-
cepTionally Tine ball, while The line opened many holes in The l-lope line Tor The ball
Now in second posiTion in The conTerence as The resulT oT Their deTeaT by Kazoo,
The ScoTs meT Hillsdale aT The laTTer's home Tield To baTTle Tor he undispuTed posiTion
oT runner-up in The conTerence. The ScoTs were unable To cope wiTh l-lillsdale's un-
orThodox sTyle OT play and as a resulT, were rushed and passed OTT Their TeeT by a 20
To 6 score in Tavor oT The 'Dales. Alma knocked aT l-lillsdale's goal line a number oT
Times, buT iT wasn'T unTil The remaining second oT The game ThaT a pass Trom Ken OTis
To Bob Adams, neTTed The ScoTs Their only Touchdown.
The Michigan Jayvees scored Their TirsT win oT The season when They deTeaTed The
ScoTs I8 To O on hisToric old Ferry Field on The UniversiTy oT Michigan campus aT Ann
Arbor. The game was played in very cold weaTher and snow, and ball handling was
hard. Alma ThreaTened only once during The game, when They goT possession oT The
ball on Their own 40-yardi lineg SnfiTh quick-kicked To lVlichigan's 4-yard line. The
Jayvees punT came ouT To -Their own 28. Cn The second play aTTer This, ArT SmiTh
carried The ball To The 16, buT The ScoTs bogged down and losT The ball on downs.
WiTh only a Tew minuTes remaining To play, The ScoTs drove The ball Tor Three suc-
cessive TirsT downs, buT were unable To geT inTo scoring disTance beTore The Tinal gun.
AlThough The ScoTs ended up in second place in The M.l.A.A. conTerence sTandings,
They made a Tar beTTer showing on The myThical all-conTerence Team by placing Tour
men on iT. These Tour ouTsTanding players are CapTain John "l3uTch" GilberT, Tullback,
Bob Devaney, leTT end, Cassius Lea, righT guard, and STan CaTer, leTT Tackle. GilberT
was The unanimous selecTion aT his posiTion as was CaTer, who was recognized as The
mosT ousTanding lineman in The comference. Devaney had liTTle Trouble in being se-
lecTed as one oT The TWO wingmen, and Cash Lea was Torced To share his righT guafrd
berTh wiTh an Albion player. lSToppeTTl. ArT SmiTh was The only ScoT To land on The
Second Team. Devaney was chosen by his maTes To lead Them Through nexT year's
grid campaign when They elecTed him capTain aT The TooTball banqueT.
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THE SEASON'S FOOTBALL SCORES
Won 4 - Losl 4 - Tie I
,Oxl7orcI, Ohio ...,,...,. 27
I2 Ypsilanli Normal
3 Hope ..
O Michigan "B"
Back row: A. Russell, R. Richardson, G. Olsen, W. Wrege, F. Kain, J. Fookes.
Middle row: Coach Ewer, G. Runkle, R. l-lanzel, J. True, A. Juhola, E. Ziem, S. Moran, W. Moran,
J. Mead, Coach Macdonald.
BoTTom row: F. Hill, B. Frier, T. Purdy, R, GinTher, S. Cicinelli, F. McMillan, D. Mole, G. Judd.
AlThough They losT Three oT Their Tour games played, This year's Frosh FooTball
squad, The largesT in many years, broughT To lighT some Tine Timber Tor nexT year's
varsiTy eleven. Jesse W. Ewer acTed as coach Tor The TirsT year men. ln Their TirsT
game, The "green gridders" Trimmed The l-lope Frosh, and Then bogged down To
drop Two games To The sTrong CenTral STaTe Frosh and a nighT game To The Albion
Fred l-lill and Bob Richardson, producTs oT lasT year's Alma i-ligh's Six B. champions,
gave The opposing Teams plenTy To worry abouT when They Tried circling Alma's ends.
Arvo Juhola and Floyd McMillan held down The Tackle posTs, while Tom Purdy and
Gerry BarneTT kepT The guard posTs inTacT. Ed Ziem was probably The ouTsTanding
player on The Team aT his posT aT cenTer. ln The backifield, CapTain Dick GinTher,
Gordy Olson, Wally Wrege, and Freddy Graham looked good. OTher numeral Win-
ners Were John True, Bob Munger, Jimmy Fookes, George Judd, Francis Kain, Bill
Frier, Bill Moran, STewarT Moran, ArT Russell, Sal Cicinelli, Don Mole, DeWiTT Davis,
Bob l-lanzel, Jim Mead, and Gil Runkle.
COACH JESSE EWER
Back row: Coach Macdonald, H. Dean, J. MaThews, C. Elder, J. Fraker.
FronT row: N. Geyer, P. Cicinelli, K. OTis, A. SmiTh, R. Adams, D. SmiTh, T. Plowman.
The ScoTs opened Their l938 baskeTball campaign minus The services oT Tour regu-
lar Trom lasT Year's squad: Johnson, guard and cenTer, KegloviTz, Torward, Ewer, Tor-
ward, and Dawe, capTain and guard. The ScoTs Tinished TourTh in The TiTle race, louT
wiTh one OT The sTrongesT Treshman Teams in The hisTorY OT The college, and only one
member being losT Trom This year's varsiTY. prospeclrs Tor a championship Tor nexT
Year are good.
Capfain Arf Smifh, forward, Mafhews, guard, Elder, cenfer, Don Smifh, forward,
and Adams, guard, furned in fine games during fhe season. Arf Smifh is fhe only
one graduafing from fhis sfarfing five. Adams led fhe Scofs in lVl.l.A.A. scoring wifh
l02 poinfs. Ofher members of fhe squad were Eraker and Dean, senior guards, Geyer,
and Ofis, guards, and Plowman, Cicinelli, and l-lumisfon, forwards.
Alma opened fhe season af Ferris lnsfifufe. The Scofs were nosed ouf in fhe
final minufes of fhe game 35 fo 29. Don Smifh led fhe Alma offense wifh 9 poinfs.
The Scofs mef Lawrence Tech af Alma fo open fhe home season. Alfhough fhe Scofs
peppered fhe hoop wifh innumerable shofs, fhey were unable fo connecf wifh any
amounf of accuracy and dropped fhe game 39 fo 20. Arf Smifh's 7 poinfs led Alma's
feeble affaclc. Alma defeafed l-lillsdale 29 fo 28 prior fo fhe holiday season. The
game was close fhroughouf, and if was only in fhe final minufe of play fhaf Elder
dropped a buckef fhaf puf Alma ouf in fronf. Elder and lvlafhews wifh 8 and 7 poinfs
respecfively led fhe Scof scoring. The lvlacdonaldmen fhen wenf fo Defroif fo meef
fhe Adams Y.M.C.A. feam and Lawrence Tech, bofh games ending disasfrously for
fhe Maroon and Cream. The Y.lv1.C.A. feam overpowered fhe Scofs- 50 fo 20, and
Tech fook fheir game 38 fo 26.
Following fhe Chrisfmas vacafion, fhe Scofs defeafed Olivef 45 fo 3I. Affer a
close firsf half, Alma pulled away fo win. Five of fhe Scofs gof af leasf 7 poinfs-
Kalamazoo's fop-scoring Don Spalsbury was foo much for Alma, and as a resulf,
Kazoo beaf Alma 36 fo 27. The game wenf fhree minufes before eifher feam scored
a baslcef, and fhen Adams flashed fhrough wifh a hoolc shof fo break fhe ice. Score
af half fime was 20 fo I4. Don Smifh led Alma's scoring wifh l2 poinfs. The Scofs
defeafed Adrian in fhe year's mosf fhrilling game, 42 fo 33, wifh Bob Adams scoring
7 poinfsiwifh only a few minufes leff in fhe game fo snafch fhe game from fhe fire.
lvlafhews, Arf Smifh, and Adams gafhered 32 poinfs befween fhem fo supply fhe
scoring power. l-lope College, leading fhe conference af fhis fime, was fhe nexf
foe for fhe Scofs, and playing on fheir own floor, decisively beaf fhe Scofs 6I +o 3I.
Adams led fhe Maroon and Cream scoring wifh I0 poinfs.
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Cenfral 5TaTes quinTeT was The nexT Team
meT by The Scofs, and in a rough game,
came ouT To win 4I To 25. CapTain ArT
Smifh garnered I0 poinTs for Alma. In The
Their IasT game before semesfer exams, The
ScoTs beaf I-Iillsdale, 41 To 3I. Alma
opened The game by iumping inTo an early
lead which They held aT The half, 20 To I2.
Adams boosTed his scoring by collecfing
I4 poinTs To Talce individual scoring honors.
On January 28, The Team IosT To I-Iope for
The second Time This season, 38 To 26. AI-
Though many sTudenTs were home for The
semesfer holidays, a large number of 5coT
followers came To The game To waTch
I-lope, raTed Tops in The conference, Win
The game. Elder wiTh 6 poinTs, led AIma's
Alma lcnoclced Albion from any share
in The conference crown when They de-
feafed Them 30 To 27 aT Alma, Albion
held a I7 To I6 edge aT inTermission, buT
The 5coTs easily erased This and wenT on
To Take The game. Confrolling The ball
from boTh boards, Ivlafhews Turned in The
besT game of his career: also he collecfed
IO poinfs To lead his maTes in scoring.
Wifh Their inabiIiTy To hiT The neTs, The
ScoTs dropped Their nexT game To The
CenTraI STaTe BearcaTs, 39 To 28. The
5coTs spoTTed The Teachers Ten poinTs and
iT was seven minuTes from The opening
whisTIe before Alma scored her firsT poinTs,
a foul shoT by ArT 5miTh. From Then on,
ArT hil The board for I5 poinTs To pace
The ScoTs ended Their non-conference
schedule on February I8, by defeafing The
Ferris Bulldogs 50 To 46 in a rough game
which saw one Ferris player eiecfed from
The game for sTriIcing The referee. AT The
sTarT of The second half, The Bulldogs ran
up Ten poinTs beTore The ScoTs sTarTed scor-
ing To pull up even wiTh Ferris. WiTh The
score Tied and 30 seconds leTT To play,
MaThews scored a Tield goal and Don SmiTh
Tollowed wiTh Two chariTy Tossers To Take
The game Trom Ferris. Elder and Don
SmiTh coIIecTed I3 poinTs apiece. Follow-
ing The Ferris win, Alma Took To The road
and in Their TirsT game, The ScoTs were
swamped 54 To 30 by Kalamazoo. During
The TirsT Ten minuTes oT The game, The ScoTs
ThreaTened The I-IorneTs as They erased a
Ten poinT lead and pulled up wiThin Three
poinTs oT Tying Kazoo. I-lowever, The vic-
Tors wenT inTo a baske-T barrage, and wenT
inTo a 24 To I4 lead aT halTTime. ArT
SmiTh wiTh 9, and Adams wiTh 7 Topped
The Alma scoring.
Alma ended Their home season by ouT-
classing OIiveT 37 To 24 in an uninTeresTing
game. Alma led I9 To 7 aT The halT. OliveT
came back in The lasT halT in a vain eTIorT
To Tie The score. Alma, however, maTched
poinTs wiTh The ComeTs and never relin-
quished The margin oT Their lead. CapTain
ArT SmiTh played his lasT game on The home
courT, and coIIecTed I3 poinTs To lead The
scoring. The Maroon and Cream invaded
The home courTs oT Albion and Adrian on
successive nighTs, February 8 and March I,
To end Their basIceTball campaign, and
dropped boTh games. Albion beaT The
ScoTs 40 To 25, and Adrian beaT Them 42
To 37. In This lasT game, Bob Adams ran
up I5 poinTs, and ArT SmiTh ended his Three
years oT acTive varsiTy play wiTh I2 poinTs,
CapTain ArT SmiTh, Bob Adams, and
John IvIaThews received special recogniTion
Tor Their Tine playing in The conTerence as
SmiTh was placed aT guard on The All-
MIAA second Team, while Adams and
Iv1aThews were accorded honorable men--
A. SIVIITI-I ICI
Top row, lefT To righfp Coach Macdonald, Salvadore Cicinelli, l-lerberT Spendlove, Louis Friederick,
John True, George Judd, GilberT Runlcle. '
BoTTom row: Malcolm Adams, Gordon Olson, Fred l-lill, James Emms, Walford Wrege, Roberf
FulTon, Richard Krall, Gerald Sfanelc, Richard Ginfher, Casper Merris.
A squad of Thirfy candidafes, The largesT in recenf years, reporfed for The firsT
pracfice sessions To Coach Macdonald To baffle for posifions on This year's freshman
baskefball Team. Affer swinging The axe a few Times, Coach kepf sevenfeen players.
The squad was divided inTo Two Teams: one averaging over six feef, played a slow,
decepfive brand of ball, while The ofher Was a much smaller and speedier five. The
Taller Team usually sfarfed every game, and was made up of Capf. Sfanelc and Merris,
guards, Fulfon, cenfer, Krall, Ginfher, and Collins, forwards. The small five included
Emms and l-lill, guards, Adams, cenfer, and Wrege and Olson forwards. Ofhers who
saw acfion during The season were True, Runkle, Judd, Friederick, Cicinelli, and Spend-
love. The Team won Tour games and dropped Two.
The yearlings opened Their season by defeafing The Michigan STaTe Prison Team aT
lonia 52-33. Alma led all The way wiTh Krall Topping The scorers wiTh IO poinTs.
Bay Cify Junior College came To Alma for The nexf game which found The Frosh way
off Their sfride and running info difficulfy before pulling away To win 28-20. Cen-
Tral STaTe's frosh led Throughouf The game unTil Alma beaf Them ouf in The final minufe
of play To win 25-23. Emms looped Two long shofs To puf Alma ouT in fronf, affer
Adams coIlecTed six poinfs iusf prior To This scoring spurf. Fred l-lill was The besf
defensive player on The floor.
On January 27, The Frosh beaT Bay Cify Junior College for The second Time, 45-27.
The half ended wiTh Alma leading I9-17. Ginfher on offense, and Sfanelc and I-Till
on defense, played Their besT games of The season. Ginfher led The scoring wiTh I5
poinTs. As a preliminary game for The Albion-Alma varsify game, The Frosh were
Trounced by The Saginaw Fire Chiefs 52-29. The Chiefs ran away To a 20-8 lead
aT The half. George Collins wiTh IO poinfs and Sfanelc WiTh 8 led Alma's scoring.
Smarfing from Their defeaT earlier in The season by The Scoffies, The Cenfral Sfafe
Bearkiffens handed Alma a 42-36 defeaT aT MT. Pleasanf To end Alma's I938 season.
TOP POW. lSl:T To righT: John MaThews, Millard l-lulTman, ATlee GilberT, RoberT Devaney.
Middle row: Coach Macdonald, Angus MacGarvah, Gordon NeTzorg, Richard Cresswell, Jack
Cresswell, RoberT Adams.
BoTTom row: l-larold Dean, PeTer Cicinelli, Donald SmiTh, ArThur SmiTh, Carl Elder.
The varsiTy Track squad, under The waTchTul eye oT Coach Gordon Macdonald, has
had several indoor meeTs and pracTice conTesTs so Tar This season, and show excellenT
promise OT rounding inTo a sTrong conTender Tor The MlAA championship crown This
Eour valuable poinT winners were losT Trom lasT year's Team. Doc Ling, capTain oT
lasT year'fs squad, and Clyde Dawe graduaTed lasT June. l.ing's absence in The 440-
yard dash, and Dawe in The sprinTs and hurdles was keenly TelT and leT+ gaping holes
in The Alma Team. Dud Taber, who excelled in The dashes Tailed To reTurn To school
This year, and Angus MacGarvah, weighT man, Was unable To reporT.
l-lowever, CapTain T-larold Dean, in his specialTy, The middle disTances, will aTTempT
To lead his Team To a successTul season in spiTe OT These handicaps. ln The pole vaulT,
Bob Adams and Mel l-lulTman, will hold sway. Don SmiTh, John MaThews, and Gor-
don NeTzorg will run The hurdles. Carl Elder, Gordon NeTzorg, and "BuTch" GilberT
will be vieing Tor honors in The broad and high jumps. ln The sprinTs, Alma is ex-
cepTionally sTrong, WiTh PeTe Cicinelli and Don SmiTh pacing The Tield. Bob Devaney
and Elder hurl The iavelin, and Elder, GilberT, and Cicinelli are Tops in The discus.
The Cresswell's, Dick and Jack, have aided Alma considerably in poinTs, as boTh boys
are Tine runners wiTh much experience. Dick picks The mile, and Jack The Two mile
To help The ScoTs in piling up poinTs.
For The TirsT Time in many year's indoor meeTs are coming inTo prominence aT Alma.
On March l7, The MIAA lndoor meeT was held aT l-lillsdale. GTher meeTs have
been wiTh DeTroiT Tech, Abion, OliveT, and Grand Rapids Junior College. ln The
laTTer parT oT May, The annual MIAA ouTdoor meeT will be held aT Kalamazoo.
LefT To righT: Richard GinTher, Gordon NeTzorg, Phillip Becker, William GinTher, Thomas Plowman,
RoberT Adams. .
For The TirsT Time in a number OT Years, The VarsiTv golT Team received Tinancial aid
Trom The college To carry The Team Through a ThirTeen game schedule. ln previous
years, Those who wished To play golT, had To Tinance The expenses Themselves, placing
a handicap on golT enThusiasTs. WiTh This siTuaTion remedied, The golT Team enioved
a mosT successTul season. The squad was composed oT Bill GinTher, Gordv NeTzorg,
Bob Adams, George Walker, and Torn Plowman. Phil Becker and Dick GinTher acTed
as co-managers. All OT These men have had previous experience, eiTher on previous
Alma Teams, in high school, or aT various golT clubs. All home games were played
aT The Alma Pine River GOIT Club,
Apr. Albion ------ l-lere
ivlav OliveT l-lere
May l-lillsdale l-lere
May Kalamazoo There
May l-lope - l-lere
May l-lillsdale - There
lvlav OliveT - There
lvlav Adrian l-lere
May l-lope - - - There
May Kalamazoo - l-lere
May Albion ------ There
lvlav Adrian ------- l-lere
May MIAA ivleeT aT Kalamazoo
VARSITY TENNIS TEAM
Top row, leTT To righT: KenneTh OTis, Coach Seaman, John Eraker.
BoTTom row: Floyd Boat George Purdy, Douglas Garrison, Ralph Daniels.
WiTh Tive leTTermen reTurning Trom lasT year's squad, The Alma College varsiTy
Tennis Team is poinTing Towards a mosT successTul season. Due To incleme-nT weaTher
The racqueTeers have been hampered by lack oT early season pracTice sessions due
To The poor condiTions OT The clay courTs. AgiTaTion Tor new cemenT courTs was
sTarTed WiTh The resulT ThaT work has already begun on cemenT courTs which shall be
ready Tor use nexT Tall.
ProTessor W. l-l. "Bill" Seaman, head coach, has Ken CTis, George Purdy, Ralph
Daniels, Douglas Garrison and Floyd BoaT, all capable racqueT wielders Tor This year's
Team. l-lome meeTs have been arranged wiTh Tive oTher conTerence Teams.
Apr. 2l Olive-T ------ There
Apr. 26 Hillsdale - - - There
Apr. 30 l-lope - - - - Here
May 7 Kalamazoo There-9 a.m.
May 7 Albion - - There 3 p.m.
lvlay l2 l-lillsdale - - - I-le-re
May I6 Albion - Here
May I8 OliyeT - - l'lGI'G
lvlay 24 Kalamazoo - - - l'lGfG
May 25 l-lope -------- There
27-28 lvl.I.A.A. MeeT aT Kalamazoo.
A A COLLEGE
"Eift Years Young"
A hall cenlury ol unegualled service lo young people
has eslablished us - lhe years lo come shall lind our
services and benelils reaching far and our inslilulion
prospering even larlher.
Eor calalogue wrile
REGISTRAR: ALMA COLLEGE
CALENDAR FOR 1 937- 3 8
ohhh-do Jrhey Sian look green-all lO9.
sm: Freshman daze.
uppemisssmen back-+EanqS are looking Up.
Erosh win Elag Rush . . . Sludenl Council
Sunday-Chicken and lhe Freshmen lhinlc il"s
all 'lor lhem.
Eirsl Almanian-Chefs Biography.
Janel' and Marion are engaged . .Congra+s.
Miami won-loul il WAS a nice Trip anyways.
Kenny wilhoul Rulh.
Phi Open l-louse . . . and a good one loo.
Alpha Thela Mixer.
Pioneer Rifle Team-Erosh going gunning?
Do all The Erosh come from forms?
Lewis and Geyer.
Cap seems +o be gerring around.
Alpha Thela l-layride . . . of course il rained
Chuck and Frances Jrogelher yer.
Eillielh Anniversary celebralion begins.
More celebraling-imporlanl people loo.
Classes . . . Philo Jap Parly. lGirls only.l
Gene is collecling ashlrays.
Almanian Jrells us Who's Who.
Tower of Pisa?
Tru da Tree!
Who has The maich?
Rorem says no smoking
OHS on The slreps
Easi end headin' Wesf
No curb service?
Doi and Alice
All Iilr up
"Home of Good Food"
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Pajama Parade-and mighT l add-lousy . . .
Are you men sissies?
Jeanne and Willie have been ThaT wav Tor
K. I. Rushing parTy. i
NoThin' ever happins on Sunday.
Almanian announces Homecoming and Par-
enTs Day TogeTher. P U B S l-l E R S
We like lvlargareT and Hugh. P R l
Are you exciTed abouT Homecoming? . .
Urelca . ..Thev have come. . . Pop came and
June ThoughT he belonged in The KilTie Band.
Pour Them back in The boTTle and send Them C0mpIeTe N5-W5 Cove-Page
Good PrinTing Service
The Frosh are sTill Talking abouT Homecom-
Meisel Hardware and
faithful to out
trust since 1880
First State Bank
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Coach Macdonald elected prexy ot M.l.A.A.
Romance personitied . . . Trudy and Joe.
Fraternity pledging . . . enough said.
Thanks tor the new victrola . . . We hardly
Finally . . . "Man or Mouse" ...lt was good.
Frosh Frolic . . . no big apple.
The eternal triangle. . . I-lugh, Margaret and
John . . . Who are you putting your money
Thanksgiving and all the rest . . . Stag party
at Walker's house.
Boy, was it ever icy.
Scots get tour AII M.l.A.A.'s . . . Captain
Butch, Cater, Lea and Devaney.
The Best Food
Pioneers in lVliehigan's Oil
Snow capped peaks,
iade green rivers,
vast unspoiled torests,
and tangy mountain air
cannot compare with the
quality and service ot the
J. Starnas, Prop.
The Man with
B. J.'s iob
Just a Student
l-low the othe
Must be cold
A MA DAIRY
A. T. Sholly, Proprielor
Phi Phi Alpha smolcer and serenade. 8 Everybody a-Iirher-sororiry pledging.
Dean says we girls are Io be less boisrerous I0 Zela Siem Smoker-The money Wasnil real
and more romanrie.
I I Firsl rumors aboul Ihe Frosh Prolic . . . il bel-
Sraudacher and Bendall Io publish Ihe year- ler be good'
book ' ' ' We hope' I2 Pere alremprs an enrrance .... Who hol-
Seors delear I-Iope 3-O . . . Kinda close.
I3 We lose Io I-Iillsdale 20-7 . . . Tough luck
Everyone like Dr. KauIman's Armisriee Day
Address. I4 Pere makes an exif.
Church Jewelry Co. We new have IIOPS
Qur work is Iops -
We'II'I4eep Ihe spors
And save you Iorsl
Be on lime all Ihe Jrime wilh a
Waleh from Chureh's
A gill ol beauly is a ioy Ioreverl
Superior ar Slale Cleaners
PI-IONE 237 HCASI-I" "CI-IUCKH
Lobclell - Emery Co.
. Manuiacrurers of
-:- Bicycle Saddles
When you Think of flowers
will Ol' Super-Service
Caple S Station
We Call for and Deliver your
"1-xiwvs rAvoRlrEr' P11096 886
GOQDRICF-I TIRES AND
DON WALSH, Propriejror AND
FooTball banqueT . . . MerT Dean speaks.
Dean elecTed presidenT oT M.l.A.A. DirecT-
ors . . . The ScoTs are really running Things
-Philo WinTer Lodge.
Philo Fair . . . I goT my TorTune Told.
Day OT resT . . . NoT so wiTh Currie.
MiTche-ll and GinTher To The Museum . .
and in This weaTher.
MargareT says NO.
MargareT says YES and NO.
Have' you or haven'T you a daTe, Spencer?
ZeTa Formal aT The BancroTT in Saginaw . . .
very, very swell . . . why The bouncer aT The
Bar? Can'T we be TrusTed?
Spencer deTiniTely did noT go To The Formal.
LeClaire ouT wiTh Benny's girl.
Benny's girl says OUT wiTh LeClaire.
Phi ChrisTmas ParTy . . . all nighT long.
Home To The Tolks . . . Merry ChrisTmas.
And a l-lappy New Year.
Pauline wenT NorThp Daws wenT SouTh:
Rhea didn'T go and June missed geTTing To
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ALMA, MIoHIeAN C0mP9mY
ALMA, MICHIGAN I
Congra'rs Io II16 Seaman IamiIY . . . free c
. .. I'II bei IIIeY were.
igars IO We miss Kay, Jroo, Russ.
I I De+roiI Be+IY Roberrs face beams . . . JacIc's
Maroon and Cream siaffs announced . . . in again,
subscriplrions going Iasf.
I2 Jus+ found ouf 'roday who Pefer Pawlyk is.
PeIIy Io choose Campus Beaulry.
I3 Now Spencer has Be+IY.
Aren'+ You beginning Io miss Prexy? . . . I.ucIc
Io Iwim wI1ereverI1e is. I4 I-Iave I menIionecI Cliff and Mavis?
ST. LOUIS, MICHIGAN
we have dedicated
ourselves to the
gloriticatiori ot the
Alma College girl
Congratulations to the
Class ot '38
Hansen Motor Transit Co.
TRANSPORTATION WITI-I SAFETY
2,500,000 miles without a tatal accident
We solicit your charter coach trips
Phones 5l and 642
H. c. HANSEN, Manager
203 West Superior St. Alma, Mich.
Sky Scra per
Where did '
Serving Alma College
As Qiclieial Pholographers
Thelas give parly for Zelas.
Remember lhe Saloloalh ancl keep il clean.
Who painled lhe signs on Jrhe Acl Building
Things guiel clown . . a sure sign of cram-
Senale has been quile lousy Jrhis Year
Dawson wonders when Jrhe Women's League
Formal is due.
Exams are upon us.
l-low can we lhinlq of anylhing clever al a
Time like This?
Snowloound a+ lvlarquel'le . . in case You
didnur reacl lhe papers.
Consumers Power Co.
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Repeated acceptance by discriminating Year
Book Boards has inspired and sustained the
Jahn 81 Ollier slogan that gathers increas-
ing significance with each succeeding year.
27 All over bu+ The shoufing.
28 Lo+s of Jrhings happen belrween semesfers
. . . I. e., off Jrhe record.
Oach 29 i.e+'s celebrare.
3l Regislrraifion again and some new faces of
My man Gregory 1938.
Where is Jrhe
h The Crooks'
h Doc. Ranolels
Kilhe Band of
CHARLES H. GOGGIN
ROBERT H. BAKER
E. J. GRAHAM, M.D.
B. J. GRAHAM, M.D.
K. P. WOLEE, M.D.
CHAS. E. DUBOIS, M.D.
Pollasky Block Q
DON M. HOWELL, M.D.
Ear, Eye, Nose, Throal
DR. E. R. REMSBURC5
I l6lf2 E. Superior S+.
E. T. LAMB, MD.
PAUL R. CASH
Pollasky Bldg. , Alma, Mich.
MONTIGEL 81 KNORR
J. D. SULLIVAN
The Junior Class
Thanks all of you who by your
generosity of time and money
have made possible this
FEBRUARY 8 Climie has the mumps . . . Seavitte sleepless
tor 3 nights worrying.
Gotta raise money betore we get new prexy.
. 9 Zeta l-lell Week began with Call ot the North
Zetas have private tlood .... l-lester was - - - Brown bothered.
ll Spendlove and Stanelc collect teminine ap-
84 loo-ololo make the Honor Roll, parel . . . Jane Lee says she doesn't wear 'em.
Open night.. , , out HII eleven. I2 Lois and Louie . . .something else.
Whey a duly Week-end I4 Valentine's Day . . .Who was lvliss Steward's
l parcel trom? The Laundry?
Sprlg has Cub' lb Pot Walloper's banquet.
Scots deteat Albion in thriller. . . Gladys and I7 K.l. Swing Party.
Ralph are taking up the brolcen threads . . .
PllleV'lO5lleV-Pit I8 Runl4le's birthday.
lille lWOmG Z A I 'EL' Furnishings
ot exclusive f ol
I M ctomirie O' men an
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q Saginaw :: Michigan CYS
BEST WlSl-lES TO
CLASS QF l938l
ManagemenT and Employees
Our college, sTricTly speaking, is a higher
To all oT liTe's complexiTies we geT a grand
To school you come wiTh open mind, unbiased
IT noThing else, you're sure To geT Those niTTy
WrighT l-lall meals.
An apple eaTen daily will prevenT us all Trom
By polishing ThaT apple we exempT ourselves from
Money has no value whaTsoever To us scholars-
We make Them change The TexTs each year so
We can spend our dollars.
A dull and Tedious lecTure in The classroom is noT
We know our rousing chapel soon will loosen up
ATTendance oT The classes is noT sTricTly speciTied,
Excuse is quickly granTed iT your Triends can
prove you died:
lvlen and women now are we. we're doers now
WiTh perTecT Treedom boys can smoke, and Till
Themselves wiTh Vernor's1
PoliTical enlighTmenT reveals we'lI have perTec-
A DemocraTic G.O.P. will win The nexT elecTion.
A. J. Fleming
Oil and Gas RoyalTies BoughT
Phone 542 Licensed Broker
A. H. "Dick"
l over-drink, l'm iusT a soak-
l wear old cloThes, l'm always broke-
l'd raTher sleep Than eaT, loy Tar-
l've never been inside a car-
l cannoT dance ll've never Tried.l
I iusT Tound ouT ThaT Lincoln died-
l've never seen a picTure show-
I don'T know where bad kiddies go-
l haven'T worn a Tie in years-
l raise poTaToes in my ears-
l never waTch The Fords Go By-
l CAN do work, buT never Try-
l love To siT and biTe my nails-
l Tie Tin cans To doggies Tails-
l've spenT mosT all my liTe in iails-
Gosh, l'm awTul.
"Just for Sport"
I26 W. Sup
E R MOORE COMPANY
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SOLICITS THE PATRONAGE
Privale Dining Rooms
I2I E. Superior
"The Qualily Slore of Smarl SIyIes"
Holiday for WashingIon's birrhday.
Was II Lion or Lamb?
Choir leaves for Derroir.
Someone says rhere was a parry. Eh Gracie?
LiIIIe Choir sang ar Luncheon. I
Choir back Io school for a good resr.
Women's League Formal ar Booslers.
Ask Seavirre abour his 2.5.
Surprise second place in IvI.I.A.A. Indoor
Russ and Kay's second anniversary.
Alpha Thela S+. PaIrick's Dance
Zera parry for A. T.'s . . . Their own followed.
Spring is here-Love on Ihe way.
Runkle in hospiral. Ivlarerniry ward?
Who's Jrhe chubby lass you a-courTin', I-IuI+-
Scors Io have baseball Ieam.
Alpha The+a's "sweeI sixreen and never been
I-Iow's spring foofball, boys?
LindIey's birlrhday . . . AI, we mean.
Anorher sleakless sreak-roast
Where's my roller skales.
CW autner gl Krause wal
NEVV SPRING CLOTHES
4OI E. Genesee Saginaw, Michigan
Soph Shuffle , . . a grear parry. MAY
School iS Oui. I Close ro Queen Time.
lg Spring Vacallon ' ' ' Have 5 l-lalOpY Easler? 2 Too beauiiiul a morning ro gel up, eh Dean?
Someone clear a parh in The Jungle before 4
Wh ' ' ' Jr k 7
Bendall loses an eye. ere S mY Swlmmmg run S
Seavirre says "Can ir be rhe spring." Mireh 6 Tlme Cul for mY J-HOP ballrl'
7 Here we go-Besr J-HOP in 75 years.
Walker buys Jrhe nexr one.
IO Anorher rhoughr provoking Almanian.
How abour a game of marbles, Duck Smirh?
I3 Warch Pioneer Hall language . . .open Win-
Baseball Jream dance . . . Was You dere? elows.
RADE T ACHER
"Authorized Ford Dealer"
Jusl like a lalher
Where is Rhea?
Proudly she waves
R. W. and P. D.
See lhe birds
Brown Room Conference
Proli. Ling FOO
A dislinclive privilege and exlreme pleasure
have been ours in having had lhe produclion
of This book. We gave more Than crallsman-
ship of prinring, and Jrhe luhfillrnenl of a con-
rracl. A deeper regard guided us . . .We
became as a fellow parl of Jrhe school and
Jrhe sludenr body, enlering inro The spirir of
lhe boolc's purpose and ils conlenls and so
lending our inspired loyally lo ils every
derail of issuance. And in lhal degree of
appreciarion, and lo your school, we wish
conlinued success. The Defiance Prinling
and Engraving Company, Defiance, Ohio.
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