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Show Hide text for 1936 volume ( OCR) Text from Pages 1 - 124 of the 1936 volume: “ ZUG MEMORIAL LIERARY -EL-k ETONIAN }L Q. aMes 4 1936 a,d 1937 tcun t THE ETONIAN ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA W W t • -. " » f, n i 4.» - .». ZUG MEMORIAL LIBRARY ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE ELIZABETHTOY N, PENNA. vuct REBEKAH S. SHEAFFER I OR her outstanding contributions in English instruc- tion, in dramatics, and in the social life of the college, embodied in her deanship and in the new social room; in a word, for all she has done toward making our life on College Hill more beautiful. 3TS- - 3 ) 3 " bu -37 REBEKAH S. SHEAFFER. A.M. Dean oj Women and Projessor oj English vP oxewc jtJL 1 N this, the thirteenth volume of the Etonian of Elizabeth- town College, the Classes of 1936 and 1937 have endeavored to enrich our memories, so that in years to come when we think of " The Hill, " old hopes and old dreams may come thronging back again. ALPHA HALL and RIDER MEMORIAL HALL 3ln Jftlemoriam Elder Samuel H. Hertzler, President of the Board of Trustees, passed to his reward on Saturday, March 7. 1936. To us he was better known as " Uncle Sam, ' ' the friend and lover of youth. Though a man of over four score years he possessed the zest of youth in his study of student problems and was ever sympathetic in his attitude toward the student body of the college. We shall remember him for his homely wit, his fatherly counsel, his genial and friendly disposition, and his radiance of soul. W- ■ i ! H 1 HhI 1 1 ELDER S. H HERTZLER an tent THE COLLEGE ACTIVITIES ATHLETICS FEATURES aiieae FAIRVIEW APARTMENTS 10 RIDER MEMORIAL HALL 11 THE DRIVE APPROACHING ALPHA HALL STUDENT-ALUMNI GYMNASIUM 12 WESTERN ENTRANCE GIBBLE MEMORIAL SCIENCE BUILDING 13 ALPHA HALL. ADMINISTRATION BUILDING « ■. •-.«• " . mmmmrn 14 ADMINISTRATION PRESIDENT R. W. SCHLOSSER »« W WT ' J WWP— WW— — W M1I1WIM HHHHIHnaHHWiimMHI 16 FROM THE PRESIDENTS DESK The Etonian of past years has in a pictorial way preserved the history of Elizabethtown College to the satisfaction of our entire college constituency: and the Editor-in-Chief and her staff of this year ' s edition have labored faithfully in presenting scenes and in recounting the activities of the past two years. To the present student body this volume will become priceless after college days are over. For it will then bring back memories of the struggles for victory on the gymnasium floor: of the many incidents in connection with dramatic and musical performances: of trips to conventions, churches, and other colleges: and of associa- tions with members of the various clubs and organizations on College Hill. Each student should desire to own a volume of this graphic representation of his college days. To alumni and friends of the college the Etonian affords a genuine opportunity to see the onward march of the college in its various organizations. It is through this book that many young people first become acquainted with the life of Elizabethtown College, and it is hoped that the Etonian will find a prominent place in the homes and places of business of our alumni and friends. Everyone perusing the p ages of this book will become familiar with the life of the college in a way that is impossible through the Etownian or the college catalogue. The progressive life of the institution is most strikingly manifested by a comparison of the Etonians over a period of years. In these volumes can be seen the beginnings of organizations, the progress they have made, and even the end of some forms of activities. Changes from year to year in administrative policies are also evident as the pages are turned. May this year ' s Etonian prove to be a true portrayal of the life and activities of both student body and faculty, and as the years go by may it bring back to its readers many pleasant recol- lections of the profitable years spent in association with those who became their most intimate friends. R. W. Schlosser 17 The Board of Trustees Offi, cers S. H. HERTZLER. President H. K. OBER. Secretary A. S. BAUCHER, Vice-President J Z HERR. Treasurer S. H. HERTZLER C E CRAPES Executive Committee H. K OBER R W SCHLOSSER A. C. BREIDENSTINE S. H. HERTZLER R. W. SCHLOSSER Finance Committee G. A. W. STAUFFER J Z. HERR F S CARPER R. W. SCHLOSSER J. Z. HERR Equipment Committee RUFUS ROYER J. M MILLER Deceased. 18 Accomplishments of the Board PHE Board of Trustees is interested in the personal welfare of every student on the Elizabethtown campus and has always responded heartily to any suggestions for improvement that might foster a home-like atmosphere on " The Hill. " The lack o c finances has been the only hindrance to the execution of a number of worthwhile plans which the board had been considering. Among the achievements of the past two years is the spacious social room, occupying the space formerly used for classrooms. This necessitated a considerable rearranging of class rooms. But the social room, product of the idealism of faculty, alumni, students, patrons, and friends, is fulfilling its purpose in encouraging proper decorum and promoting a healthy social life among students. The macadam drive bordered by rhododendrons, another result of the trustees ' action, has added materially to the beauty of the campus and to the convenience of students and visitors. In order to insure the safety of the student group, the board has authorized the installation of a fire-alarm box on the campus, which makes direct calls to the fire house possible. Among the items that are under consideration are the increase of the volume of water supply to the several buildings on the campus and a building to accommodatethe growing library. The latter plan is impossible to carry out now because of lack of funds, and the board is waiting for some friend or friends of the college to make it pos- sible for them to go on in this work. 19 History of Elizabethtown College " Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. " Only by faith can we explain how, amid a world of academies, normal schools, and colleges, the Eastern Brethren dared to vision an additional competitive institution. But, today, 1936, the alumni of Elizabethtown College rank with the first in the state. Public sentiment for a church college in the east crystallized in a series of public meetings beginning in the Reading Church in 1898. As a result Elizabethtown was chosen as the location and a board of trustees was appointed. In 1899 the board secured the charter for the new school and in 1900 Alpha Hall was erected. That same year six students enrolled for work in the college and because the first building was not yet com- pleted, attended classes in the Heisey Auditorium in Elizabethtown. One by one the buildings of our present lovely campus were completed. In 1921 the college was accredited by the Department of Public Instruction for the preparation of teachers in both elementary and secondary fields, and it is worthy of note that Elizabethtown College was one of the first colleges in the state to be accredited for the preparation of high school teachers in the commercial field. These recognitions were important factors in the growth of the institution, for about 75 per cent of its graduates enter the teaching field. The remainder of the graduates are to be found in business, in law, in medicine, or in the ministry. There are several interesting features which show the development of the college. One of these is the high percentage of Elizabethtown students who have gone on to further work in graduate schools. Among the schools which admit Elizabethtown alumn 1 for graduate work are: University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, New York University, Columbia University, Temple University, and Pennsylvania State College. Another feature indicative of the growth of the school is the development of the summer school by securing teachers, in addition to our own, from neighboring institu- tions. For the 1936 Intersession and Summer Session the men who have been secured are: Doctor Leroy A. King, Ph.D., professor of Education at the University of Pennsyl- vania and a member of the Pennsylvania State Council of Education: Doctor S. H. Zeigler, Ph.D., professor of Education at Cedar Crest College and an author of note in the field of Social Science: Doctor Charles E. Resser, Ph.D., Sc.D., curator of Paleonto- logy in both the United States National Museum and the Smithsonian Institute, and a nationally recognized authority on his subject : and Professor Tillman H. Ebersole, A.M., Supervising Principal of the Elizabethtown Public Schools. This plan of the college of securing teachers from other institutions has received much attention in state educational circles. This year, 1936, saw Elizabethtown College admitted to the Association of Ameri- can Colleges and now, as we look back on the small beginning of our school and on the odds it has overcome to attain the security that it now has in the educational world, we can only say that Elizabethtown is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen — a faith. ... . . , 20 Administrative Advancement " The college whose faculty is making no advancement is dead. " With this as a criterion. Elizabethtown has been making rapid strides indeed. In the last two years almost all the members of the faculty who have not yet received their doctor ' s degrees took special work with that end in view. Professor Ezra Wenger, head of the Department of Sociology, and Dean A. C. Baugher, head of the Department of Chemistry, have both finished their residence work at New York University, and are now working on their theses for their doctors ' degrees. Professor Wenger has not yet definitely decided upon his subject, but it will pertain to the field of sociology. Dean Baugher is working on the subject " Check Lists on Trends of Higher Education in Arts Colleges. " This study grows out of an interest in American higher education, especially as its development affects the future of the private church- related college. Professor Guy Saylor, head of the Department of Romance Languages, is con- tinuing his work at the University of Pennsylvania for his doctor ' s degree. He started the work last year in the field of French Romantic Literature and Language. Miss Rebekah SheafFer, head of the English Department, has recently begun work toward a doctor ' s degree at the same university. Professor G. S. Shortess, head of the Depart- ment of Biology, is working for his doctor ' s degree at Johns Hopkins University. He is pursuing research laboratory work in the field of biology. Not all of the achievement, however, of the faculty is concerned with obtaining degrees. Dr. T. K. Musick, head of the Department of Commercial Education and Accountancy, has been working on a book, " An Approach to Accountancy. " It is now completed so far as the manuscript is concerned. He has already received several offers from publishers, but has accepted none as yet. Dr. E. S. Kiracofe, professor of Secondary Education, took part in a statewide study under the leadership of Harlan Updegraff in which an " Inventory of Incoming Youth " was made. The purpose of this study was " to so differentiate the experiences, back- ground, capacities, interests, and present status of all Pennsylvania ' s youth as to furnish basic material for the determination of educational policies and plans that will, on the one hand, best contribute to their needs, and on the other hand, best promote the welfare of society. " The study is to be made of 200,000 youth in Pennsylvania between the ages of eighteen and twenty-one. Dr. Kiracofe confined his study to ninety pupils in the Steelton School, Steelton, Pa. As yet nothing definite has been accomplished with the data gathered. Dr. Kiracofe has also accepted the recently-created position of Director of Student Activity. In this capacity he keeps an accurate list of the activities in which each student is engaged and regulates elections so that no one student is overburdened. This has been a very definite advancement. In the field of music, both Professor and Mrs. Meyer, Professor of Voice and in- structor in Piano, respectively, have greatly increased their number of pupils. They also have done much for the development and promotion of the A Capella Choir. These instances are the specific ones, but every teacher on College Hill has taken work to help him progress in his field. Last year, 1934-35, practically all of the faculty members enrolled in the seminar course in college administration given by Dr. LeRoy King of the University of Pennsylvania. Each member did research work and prepared a paper on a project that was pertinent to the line of work in which he is engaged here on the campus. The course was both profitable and educational. 21 J vlc yaculti A. C BAUGHER. M.S. Dean and Professor of Chemistry HAROLD HARTZLER. Ph.D. Dean of Men and Professor of Physics and Mathematics 7 REBEKAH S. SHEAFFER. AM Dean of Women and Professor of English EDGAR S. KIRACOFE. Ph.D. Director of Student Activity and Professor of Secondary Education ■— «■■ I !■■■ - - ' - • 22 LUELLA MAY BOWMAN. A.M. Professor of Typewriting and Shorthand GUY R. SAYLOR. A.M. Professor of Romance Languages GEORGE SEIDEL SHORTESS. A.M. Professor of Biology IRA R. HERR. A.B. Coach of Athletics 23 EPHRAIM CIBBEL MEYER. A.M. Professor of Voice and Director of Music MARY B REBER. BE. Instructor in Art LEWIS DAY RCSE. A.M. Librarian and Professor of German GERTRUDE ROYER MEYER Instructor in Piano 24 T. K. MUS1CK, D.C.S. Professor of Commercial Education and Accounting MARTHA MARTIN, A.B. Professor of Bible LAVINIA ROOP WENGER. A.M. Professor of History and Elementary Education EZRA WENGER. A.M. Professor of Sociology UMMM ■ 25 J. Z. HERR, B.E. Treasurer, Business Manager ROMAYNE GE1BE BRUAW Secretary to the President and the Treasurer LAURA FRANTZ PFAUTZ Bookkeeper ELIZABETH G. McCANN, B.E. Matron and Nurse EFFIE L. SHANK Secretary to the Dean ■■MM m- - ■■Mi ■■ " + 26 SENIORS PAUL S. HERR Elizabethtown. Pa. ESTHER M. ZUG R. 2, Lebanon. Pa. MARGARET R SECHR1ST New Cumberland, Pa. JOHN H. ENGLE Marietta. Pa. P. Herr " It ' s the song he sings and the smile he wears Thais making the sunshine everywhere. ' ' Sock and Buskin. 2, 3. 4; Chorus, I, 2, 3, 4; Quartette, 1,2; Octette. 3; Gleemen, 4; Sigma Zeta. 1, 2, 3, 4, Vice-President, 4: Student Council. 2. 3. President, 4; Senate, 4; Student Volunteers, 1, 2, 3; Forsenic Arts, 4 ; Der Deutsche Verein. 1 , 2 ; Candles. 3, 4; " The Admirable Crichton; " " A Midsummer Night ' s Dream; " " The Mikado; " " Martha. " E. Zug " Always laughing, ever chatting Always blithe and gay. ' ' Sock and Buskin, I. 2, 3, 4; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet, 2, 3, 4, Vice-President, 3; Student Volunteers, 3, 4; Basketball Manager. 2, 3. 4; Athletic Council Secretary, 3; Student Council, 2; Class Treasurer. 4; " The Swan; " " The Admirable Crichton: " " A Midsummer Night s Dream. " M. Sechrist " To converse without effort is, after all, the great charm of conversation. " Sock and Buskin, 2, 3, 4; Chorus, I, 2: Our College Times. 1 ; Der Deutsche Verein. 2; Student Govern- ment Secretary, 3; Forensic Arts, 3. 4; Student Volunteers. 4; Debating, 2, 3, Captain, 3; Class Secretary. 3, 4: Etonian Editor-in-Chief. 4; " The Admirable Crichton; " " The Swan. " J. Engle " For he who is honest and noble rVhatevcr his fortunes or birth — " Grantham. 1.2; Chorus, 3; Class Vice-President, 4; Student Senate, 4; Student Council. 3; Y. M. C. A. Cabinet, 4: Etonian Circulation Manager, 4; " The Admirable Crichton. " 28 RUTH E. GROFF Elizabethtown. Pa. FRANK C. LUXL Steelton. Pa. NEVIN H. ZUCK R. I. Lebanon, Pa. RUTH C. LONGENECKER Manheim. Pa. R. Groff " Around her shone The nameless charms unmarked by her alone Millersville State Teachers College. I : Sock and Buskin, 2. 3, 4, Secretary-Treasurer, 3; Y. W. C. A.. 2. 3, 4. Treasurer, 3, President. 4; Basketball, 2, 3. 4; Student Council, 3: " The Swan; ' " The Admirable Crichton. " N. Zuck " Straight thinking, hard wording, fair playing, giving service. " Student Volunteers, 1 , 2. 3. 4, Corresponding Secretary, 3. President, 4; Ministerium, 2, 3, 4, Vice-President. 2. President, 3: Candles, 3. 4, President, 4: Y. M. C. A. Treasurer, 3; Class President, I, 2; Chorus, I; Debating, I, 2. Captain and Manager, 2: " Our College Times, " I; Tennis. 1.2,3; Athletic Manager. 1.2: Der Deutsche Verein, 2; Forsenic Arts. 2; Sock and Buskin, 2, 3, 4; " A Midsummer Night ' s Dream; " " The Swan; " The Admirable Crichton. " F. Luxl " witness and wait. " Sigma Zeta, 1, 2, 4: Baseball. I, 2; Basketball, I, 2; " The Admirable Crichton. " R Longenecker " gice a share of my soul to the world where my course is run. " Y. W. C. A. Cabinet, 3; Student Volunteers, 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Government Secretary, 2; Student Council, 3, Vice-President, 3; Sigma Zeta, 2, 3, 4; Forsenic Arts, 2. 3. 4, Secretary, 4; Debating Manager, 3; Etonian Circulation Manager, 4. - ■ .... - 29 W. LEWIS MacDONALD Steelton. Pa. MARTHA JANE RE1ST Landisville. Pa. HELEN E. OTT R. I, Windber. Pa. ARTHUR W. FAIR 161 W. King Street York, Pa. L. MacDonald " A man. a right true man. Whose worlds were worthy a man s endeavor. ' ' Temple University. Candles, 4. Ministerium, 2. 3, 4; M. J. Reist " Always true in word and deed. She proves herself a friend in need. ' ' Chorus, I, 2. 3, 4, Secretary. 3: Y. W. C. A Cabinet. 3; Student Council. 3; Student Govern- ment Treasurer. 3; Student Senate Treasurer. 4: Quartette, 2. 3: Class Treasurer. 3; Orchestra. 2. H. Ott " Never ready, always late; But she smiles; and so we Wait. " Sock and Buskin. 2. 3. 4. Secretary-Treasurer. 4: Sigma Zeta. 3, 4; Debating. 2; Student Council. 2; Etownian, 2; Student Senate President. 4; Chorus. I. 2. 3, 4; Forsenic Arts. 3, 4; Etonian 4. " A Midsummer Night ' s Dream; ' ' " The Admirable Crichton. " A Fair " A silent man to mere acquaintance But to his friends full eloquent enough. Commerciantes. I. 2. 3. 4. Secretary. 2. Vice- President. 3, President, 4: Press Club. 2; Etownian. I. 2, 3, 4. Associate Editor, 3, 4; Business Manager. " The Admirable Crichton; " Constitutional Com- mittee Chairman. 4. - MMi 30 EDNA K WENGER Bareville, Pa CYRUS G. BUCHER R. 2. Mverstown. Pa. JACOB E. HERSHMAN Elizabethtown. Pa. MARTHA E. GROFF Elizabethtown. Pa. E. Wenger " To see her is not to know her But to know her is to locc her. " Eastern Mennonite School. 1. 2. 3; Student Volunteers. 4: Etonian. 4. C. Bucher " There s honesty, manhood, and good fellowship in thee. ' Debating. I. 2; Candles. 2. 3. 4: Chorus. I; Forsenic Arts. 3. 4: Etownian Business Manager. 3, 4; Etownian Circulation Manager. 2: Com- merciantes. 2. 3. 4. Treasurer. 2: Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. 2. 3. 4. Treasurer. 2. Vice-President. 3. President. 4: Baseball. 1. 2. 3. 4: " The Admirable Cnchton . " J. Hershman " You can do as much as you think y° u can. " . Sigma Zeta, 2; Our College Times. 2; Baseball. 2; Tennis. I; Stage Manager. " The Admirable Cnchton. " M. GrofF " Those who know her. k nov: her smile, and find the k n °wins quite worth while. " Sock and Buskin. 1.2. 3. 4. President. 4: Sigma Zeta, I. 2. 3. 4. Secretary-Treasurer. 3. President. 4; Our College Times. I; Senate. 4: Student Council President. 4: Etonian. 4: Basketball. I. 2. 3. 4. Captain. 2. 3. 4: " A Midsummer Night s Dream: ' " The Swan. " " The Admirable Cnchton. " . 31 HERMAN B. BAUM Middletown. Pa. STANLEY B. BAUGHER Lineboro. Md. JOHN T. JONES Elizabethtown. Pa. MARGARET M. LEAS 746 W. Philadelphia Street York. Pa. H. Baum Of all virtues, cheerfulness is the most profitable. ' ' Beckley Business College. 1, 2. S. Baugher " A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men. " Juniata College, 3; Student Volunteers. 4; Commerciantes, 4. J. Jones " Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. Sigma Zeta, I, 2; " The Admirable Crichton. M. Leas " She hath music in her soul. " Freshman Quartette. Women ' s Octette, 2, 3; Student Council Secretary. 2; Commerciantes, 1. 2, 3. Vice-President. 3: Basketball, I. 2, Junior Manager, 2; Student Volunteers, 1, 2, 3; " The Mikado; " " Martha. " 32 aj- IT seems only yesterday that the Class of 1936 was a group of uninitiated freshmen. The many-sided interests of school life surp rised and fascinated them, and they were soon happy in making the varied adjustments to college life. The potential energy of the initiates was soon released in the class room, on the athletic field, and in the social life of the college. The influence of the new class was evident in every aspect of campus life. Keen rivalry climaxed in the annual tug-of-war. The bravery exhibited in this struggle was characteristic of the class. After the first semester their social adventures demanded the recognition of sophomores, and especially was this seen on the night of the freshmen party. Time moved on until spring lost itself in summer, and summer merged with autumn. September brought back to " The Hill " a group stronger and more gracious for having assimilated some of the ideals of the college. Thus with a year ' s experience, they pre- pared to deal out justice to the freshmen of 1933. Necessary disciplining was accom- plished silently and swiftly. But instead of encouraging the traditional rivalry between the lower classes, the sophomores tried to establish precedent for fostering a spirit of good will. Instead of breaking up the first freshman party, according to the college-old custom, the sophomores entertained the freshmen after the freshman party. A jolly feature of the year was a party at the home of Fanny Gibble. This party was supposed to climax a straw ride, but rain dampened the plans, and the destination was reached more quickly by automobile. The general feeling of comradeship and good fellowship reached its peak at a house party at Mount Gretna. The junior year saw a class considerably shrunken. Many of the members were wielding the hickory successfully in little red school houses. Those who remained bore high the standards of their college and class. It was during this year that the plans for the 1936 Etonian began to materialize. The beginning of our last year of college life was brightened with the successful staging of J. M. Barries " The Admirable Crichton. " Such is the history of the class as a whole. But concerning each of the individual members there is a history just as interesting. Nevin Zuck is well-known on the campus 33 for his dramatic ability, his position as leader of the Candles, and his success as an orator. Martha Groff, also outstanding in the dramatic field and president of the Sock and Buskin Club, has been captain of the Basketball team for two years, and also president of the Sigma Zeta Society. The class numbers in its group Margaret Sechrist who has been prominent in debating and whose ability as an actress is well-known. Her efficient work as editor of the 1936 Etonian too is noteworthy. As its own the class also claims a number of executives among whom are: Helen Ott, the energetic president of the student council: Ruth Groff, the capable president of the Y. W. C. A.: Cyrus Bucher, president of the Y. M. C. A. and an active leader in the religious life on College Hill: and Paul Herr, who, as president, has guided the class during the junior and senior years. The Class of 1 936 looks back to these years of the shaping of ideals, the formation of habit, and the molding of character with some of the feeling Matthew Arnold felt for Oxford when he said: " And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age, who will deny that Oxford, by her ineffable charm, keeps ever calling us nearer to the true goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection — to beauty, in a word, which is only truth seen from another side? " 34 JUNIORS DONALD M. ROYER Denver. Pa. JESSE A. McKINSTRY Middletown, Pa. GARNETTE A. MARTIN Maugansville. Md. RUSSEL S. HACKMAN Lawn, Pa. D Royer " War, that mad game the world so loces to play. Is by him denounced and east away. " Student Volunteers. I. 2. 3; Chorus, I. 2. 3; Octette. I. 2. 3: Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Vice-Presi- dent. 3: Class President, I. 2. 3: Basketball. I, 2. 3; Baseball, I, 2. 3: Athletic Association President, 3: Candles, 2. 3; Etownian. 2. 3: Etonian. 3; Freshman Quartette; Debating, 3. J. McKinstry " Her eyes as stars oj twilight fair; Lik.e twilight s too. her dusky hair. Student Council. 3; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet, 2, 3; Class Vice-President, 3; Handbook Staff, 2. C. Martin " There was a soft and pensice grace, A cast oj thought upon her face. " Student Volunteers. 2. 3; Class Secretary, 3; Forensic Arts. 2. 3; Debating, 1, 3; Etonian, 3; Y W. C. A. Cabinet Secretary, 3. R. Hackman " The fruit not derived from labor Is the sweetest of pleasures. Chorus, 3; Class Treasurer, 3: Commerciantes, 1. 2, 3. Treasurer, 3. 36 ALMA K HARTMAN Annville. Pa. M. ALEXANDER GLASMIRE Bareville. Pa. J HERBERT MILLER 2216 Elsinor Avenue Baltimore. Md. PAULINE C. HAMILTON Elizabethtown. Pa. A. Hartman A friend faithful and true. Full of jest and fun. ' ' Student Volunteers. Handbook Staff. 2. 2. 3; Basketball. 2. 3: A. Glasmire " Wherever he went, he carried his own pack And l ept his conscience for his guide. " Sock and Buskin. I, 2, 3; Candles, 3: Sigma Zeta, 2, 3; Student Volunteers. 1.2; Chorus. I. 2. 3. President. 3; Student Council, I. 2; Baseball. I; Etownian. I : Etonian Associate Editor. 3: " Martha; " " Mikado. " J H. Miller Whale er he did was done with so much ease; In him ' twas natural to please. " Sock and Buskin, 3; Student Volunteers. I. 2. 3; Chorus. 2. 3; Octette. 2; Student Council Secretary. 3: Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. 2: Forensic Arts. 2, 3. President, 2; Debating, I; Ministerium. 1. 2, 3, President. 3; Candles. 2. 3: Cheerleader. I. 2; Etonian Business Manager, 3; Athletic Manager. 1.2. P. Hamilton " A diligent seeder for the gems of knowledge. " Sigma Zeta. 1, 2, 3. Secretary, 2; Student Council Secretary, 3. 37 ROBERT J. TRIMBLE Elizabethtown. Pa. VIRGINIA DENLINGER 616 W. Walnut Street Lancaster. Pa. E. ISABEL POWELL R. 2. Pottstown. Pa. EDWARD H. LANDE. 715 First Street Lancaster, Pa. R. Trimble " The soul of art slumbers in the shell Till naked and kindled by the Master s spell. Basketball. I; Etounian. I. 3. V. Denlinger " For e en though Vanquished She could giggle still. " Y. W. C. A. Cabinet Treasurer, 2, Secretary. 3; Class Secretary, 2; Basketball, 2. 1. Powell For she is jes the quiet kind Whose natures never vary. " Commerciantes. I, 2, 3. E. Lander " So clear his voice and so quick, his step That he never will lack that fine quality— pep. " Student Volunteers, I, 2. 3: Chorus. I, 2. 3; Octette, 1, 2, 3; Student Council Secretary, 3; Y. M. C. A. Cabinet Secretary, 3: Class Vice- President, 2; Ministerium, I, 2. 3. Secretary, 1: Basketball, 1, 2. 3, Captain, 3; Baseball. 1 : Tennis. 2, 3; Etounian. 2: Freshman Quartette. Candles. 3. - 38 ETHEL J. WOODWARD South Enola. Pa LUKE H. BUFFENMYER Bunkertown. Pa. E SHELLEY MILLER McAllisterville, Pa BELLA M. KAPP Elizabethtown, Pa. E. Woodward Though she pursues a scholarly way Much fun she finds from day to day. Sock and Buskin. 2, 3; Sigma Zeta, 1 : Chorus. 2; Octette. 2; Student Council. 1: Debating. 3; Basketball. I; Etonian, 3; Constitutional Com- mittee. 3. L. Burrenmyer " He doesn t let the burdens of tomorrow Break the back ° today. " Etownian, I, 2; Sigma Zeta, I. 2, 3; Student Volunteers, I. 2, 3; Chorus. 1. 2. 3, Treasurer. 2 Orchestra, 1, 3; Forensic Arts, 2, 3, Treasurer, 3 Ministerium, 3: Athletic Association Treasurer, 3 Cheerleader. I. 2; Athletic Manager. 2. 3. S. Miller " For he ' s a jolly good fellow — " Sigma Zeta. 1 : Chorus. I ; Orchestra, Baseball. 1. 2. 3. Captain, 2, 3. I. 2. 3: B. Kapp " Much of laugher I hate known. " Chorus, 1, 2, 3; Basketball, I, 2, 3; Commer- ciantes, 3. 39 ELWOOD I LENTZ Richland. Pa. HELEN S SHERTZER 316 Pine Street Lancaster. Pa. LEAH E. MUSSER R. 2. Columbia. Pa. ROBERT L. MADEIRA Elizabethtown. Pa. E. Lentz " And still we gazed and still our wonder grew That one small head could carry all he k.new. " Sock and Buskin. 2. 3; Student Volunteers. I. 2. 3; Chorus. I, 2: Octette. I. 2: Class Treasurer. I; Forensic Arts, I. 2, 3; Debating. I, 2. 3, Manager. 2; Baseball, I ; Candles, 2. 3: Elownian, I, 2. 3. Editor. 2, 3; Etonian. 3; Constitutional Committee. 3; Freshman Quartette. H. Shertzer " Tho full of mirth, brimful of fun. She never plays till work is done. " Sock and Buskin, 2, 3: Sigma Zeta, I. 2. 3; Chorus. 2, 3; Octette. 2, 3; Student Council, I; Y W. C. A. Cabinet Vice-President. 3; Class Treasurer. 2: Etownian. I. 2. 3, News editor. 2, 3; Etonian. 3. L. Musser " A comrade blithe and full of glee Who dares to laugh out loud and free. " Etonian. 3; Sock and Buskin. I. 2, 3. Vice-Presi- dent. 3; Chorus, 1, 2. 3; Class Secretary. I ; Forensic Arts, 2. 3. President. 3: Debating, 2. 3; Basketball. 2; Cheerleader. I, 2. R. Madeira " Let the world glide, let the world go. A fig for care, a fig for woe. " Sock and Buskin 2. 3: Student Volunteers. 3; Chorus, 2, 3; Octette. 2. 3: Forensic Arts, 2. 3; Debating, 2, 3: Commerciantes, 2, 3: Etonian. 3. 40 MARY H. BUOTERBAUCH R. 4. Hagerstown. Md. ISAAC D WAREHAM R. I. Everett. Pa. WILBUR E. WEAVER Elizabethtown. Pa. EDNA M. BARNES Elizabethtown. Pa. M. Buoterbaugh " Modest and quiet and free Always at her work is she. ' ' Student Volunteers. 3. I . Wareham But he. while his companions played H as toiling upward on the way. ' ' Sigma Zeta. 2: Student Volunteers. I. 2. 3. Treasurer. 3: Ministerium, I. 2. 3 Vice-President. 3; Elownian. 2. 3. W. Weaver " E en Apollo s head could not have been adorned By a more luxuriant growth of sable curls. " Basketball. 1. 2. 3; Baseball. I. 2: Commerciantes. 1.2.3: Elownian. 2. 3. E. Barnes " She hath a way to sing so clear Phoebus might wondering stop to hear. " Chorus. 1. 2. 3: Octette. 2. 3; Freshman Quar- tette; Orchestra. 2. 3; Basketball. I. 2. 3; Com- merciantes. 3: " Martha: " " Mikado. " 41 RUTH N. BISHOP Elizabethtown. Pa. R. Bishop " A smile for all. a greeting glad. An amiable, jolly way she had. " Chorus. 2; Commerciantes. 2: Basketball, I, 2. 3: Athletic Association Secretary. 3: Athletic Council Secretary. 3: Athletic Manager. 3. — iMMm 42 IMCt 1 SIXTY-EIGHT young men and women answered to the freshmen roll call in 1933 as Professor Wenger directed the initial organization. Since then the number has dwindled according to natural college law, but appreciation of college and mutual ties have steadily grown. The class does not point with pride to what it has accomplished, for that is of no consequence in the broad horizon of the world. The members only hope that in the act of doing they have increased their efficiency as psychological instruments and thus contributed to the fulfillment of the task of education. Nevertheless, those members have taken an active and a leading part in the course of events on College Hill. The roll of the Class of ' 37 contains the winners of the first competitive scholarships that Elizabethtown has awarded. Among those winners is Helen Shertzer, than whom none ranks higher in purely scholastic achievement. Donald Royer, Alexander Glasmire, Edward Lander, J. Herbert Miller, and Elwood Lentz, all outstanding leaders in music, sports, religious work, and journalism, are also included in the class. Lander and Royer have been the backbone of Elizabethtown ' s basketball team for three years. Glasmire has worked unceasingly toward better music and now heads the A Cappella Choir which has done a great service in keeping Elizabethtown before the eyes of the public. He also has been active as associate editor of the Etonian. Lentz has edited the Etownian for two consecutive years during which time the newspaper has become one of the most influential organizations on the campus. J. Herbert Miller has proved his ability in both the Etonian and the various religious organizations. The basis of the acconv plishments of the class, however, lies not in this handful of leaders, but in the intelligent support and clear thinking of those whose names never reach the headlines. Yet life has not been all work for the juniors. Surely, to be a true social group they had to spend some time in playing together. When they were freshmen, the tradition that sophomores shall do their worst to break up the freshman party was discarded, and the first social event of the Class of ' 37 was a party ending in a reception by the sophomores, instead of a riot as in other years. The most auspicious event of the class, however, was the house party at Mt. Gretna in June, 1935. Then, for three days, with 43 the burdens of college life behind them, they drank deeply of liberal living and intimate associations with those who were left of the initial sixty-eight. The social program of the junior year opened with more refined tastes as the class visited the Hershey Com- munity Theater to see " Carmen. " But with another year before them they anticipate the most worthwhile events of all. One of the members of the class expresses it: Our years have been delightful, and we are told that college years are the most delightful, but we are not looking at future life as drab and uninteresting. Our tightest bonds are not those formed through inti- mate work and play but those which grow from the association of individuals that have a common trust in the good, the true, and the beautiful. We will look back to the Class of ' 37, not so much as a source of good times, but as a source of life friendships formed through a mutual quest for the higher life and a mutual struggle to make practical the ideals we have flung about us. For we say with Browning: ' Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in his hands Who saith, " A whole I planned, Youth shows but half; trust God: see all, nor be afraid! ' " 44 SOPHOMORES JAMES H. BEAHM Creencastle, Pa. EDNA M. FETTER Telford. Pa. PAUL A. HOFFMAN York, Pa. ESTHER WALTERS Mount Joy, Pa. LEE A. WEAVER Windber. Pa. GRACE FRANTZ Elizabethtown. Pa ROY PFALTZCRAFF York, Pa. EDITH M. BLOUGH Palmyra, Pa. WM. M. SCHAEFER Middletown. Pa. ELIZABETH S. BUCHER Sheridan, Pa. J. EARL HEISEY Palmyra, Pa. MILDRED MILLER Ephrata. Pa J. Beahm A.B. in Liberal Arts Class President, 1,2; Debating I. 2; Forensic Arts, 2: Student Volunteers, 1, 2. E. Walters Special Student R. PfaltzgrafF B.S. in Science Etonian Circulation Manager, 2; Gleemen, 2; Sigma Zeta. I. 2. E. Bucher B.S. in Elementary Education Student Volunteers. 1, 2. E. Fetter fi.5. in Elementary Education Debating. I ; Forensic Arts. 2. L. Weaver B.S. in Secondary Education Chorus, 1,2; Cheer Leader, I. 2. E. Blough B.S. in Elementary Education Y.W.C.A.. 1,2. J. Heisey B.S. in Elementary Education Sigma Zeta, I, 2. P. Hoffman A.B in Liberal Arts Ministerium. 1, 2; Baseball. I. 2. G. Frantz B.S. in Elementary Education Chorus, 1 , 2, Secretary, 2; Sock and Buskin, 1,2; Student Volunteers, I , 2; Basketball, 1: The Mikado " W. Schaefer B.S. in Science Sock and Buskin. I, 2; Sigma Zeta, I, 2: Etownian, 2; Class Treasurer. 2. M. Miller B.S. in Elementary Education Sock and Buskin, I, 2; Student Volunteers, I, 2; Cheerleader, I. 2; Basketball, 1,2; Chorus, 1.2; Etownian. I . 46 HENRY WEBER Steelton. Pa. M. LUCILLE BROWN Witmer. Pa. ALBERT R. KRATZER Columbia. Pa. MARY ELLEN STEHMAN Lancaster. Pa. JAMES LINTON Elizabethtown. Pa. MARION H. NISSLEY Mount Joy. Pa. STANFORD BAUGHER Hershey. Pa. MARY FRIDINCER Lineboro. Md. FOSTER E. GROSH Mount Joy. Pa. DOROTHY HOLLINGER Elizabethtown. Pa. J. FRANKLIN LANDER Lancaster. Pa. GRACE W. ERNST Chambersburg. Pa. H. Weber A.B. in Liberal Arts Chorus, 2. M. E. Stehman A.B. in Liberal Arts S. Baugher B.5. in Elementary Education Juniata. I. D. Hollinger B.S. in Elementary Education Sigma Zeta. 1.2; Basketball. 1.2; Debating. 2. L. Brown 6.5. in Elementary Education Sigma Zeta, 1.2: Basketball, I. 2. J. Linton A.B. in Liberal Arts Etownian, 2. Basketball, 2. M. Fridinger B.S. in Elementary Education Y. W. C. A.. I. 2. F. Lander B.S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes. I, 2; Student Volunteers. I. 2; Chorus. 2: Octette, I : Gleemen, 2; Basketball. I. 2; Tennis. I, 2. A. Kratzer A.B in Liberal Arts Ursinus; University of Pennsyl- vania. I . M. Nissley B.S. in Elementary Education Orchestra, 2. F. Grosh B.S. in Elementary Education Sock and Buskin, I. 2; " The Swan. " G. Ernst Secretarial Course Commerciantes. I . 47 M. RICHARD SHAULL Red Lion. Pa. MAE E. ROYER Myerstown. Pa. SAMUEL LONGENECKER Mount Joy, Pa. JANE WILLIAMS Elizabethtown, Pa. JOHN GLASS Lancaster. Pa. LUCILLE WENGER Fredericksburg. Pa. PAUL E. SHENK Sheridan, Pa. GRACE C. REBER Mohrsville. Pa. WOODROW D. SCHLOSSER Ephrata, Pa. DOROTHY GRAYBILL Hershey, Pa. LUKE SAUDER Lancaster, Pa. FLORENCE P. SELLERS Lineboro. Md. R. Shaull A.B. in Liberal Arts Student Volunteers. I. 2: Debat- ing. I. 2. Manager, 2: Junior Athletic Manager. 2: Forensic Arts. 1.2; Candles, 2. J. Williams A.B in Liberal Arts Class Secretary. I ; Chorus, 2. P. Shenk B-S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes. I, 2. D. Graybill B.S. in Elementary Education Sigma Zeta, 1 , 2. M. Royer B S. in Elementary Education Y. W. C A.. 1. 2. J Glass B.S. in Science Sigma Zeta. 1 . 2. G. Reber B.S. in Elementary Education Sigma Zeta, 1.2; Student Volun- teers. 2. L. Sauder B.S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes, 1.2; Basketball. 2. S. Longenecker B.S. in Elementary Education Sigma Zeta. 1.2; Student Volun- teers. 2. L. Wenger A.B. in Liberal Arts Basketball. I. 2: Student Volun- teers, I . W. Schlosser B.S. in Science Sigma Zeta. I. 2: Basketball, I, 2. F. Sellers B.S. in Elementary Education Y. W. C. A.. I, 2. 48 MARY C. HARTMAN Elizabethtown. Pa. LANDIS EBY Washington. D. C. RUTH WOLLE Ephrata. Pa. CARL C. HERR Elizabethtown, Pa. MARGARET S MILLER Lititz. Pa. RUSSEL B. EBLINC Myerstown, Pa. CHARLOTTE GLASMIRE Bareville. Pa RICHARD FLORY Lawn. Pa. MARY A. MOORE Lititz. Pa. DANA B. FLORY Lawn. Pa. RUTH G. EBERSOLE Elizabethtown. Pa. HAROLD NEWMAN Jamestown. N. Y. M. Hartman B.S. in Elementary Education Chorus, 2. C. Herr B.S. in Secondary Education Sigma Zeta. 1 . 2. C. Glasmire B.S. in Elementary Education Sock and Buskin. I. 2; Etownian. l.2:Chorus. I. 2; Basketball. I. 2; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. 2. D. Flory B S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes, I. 2. Secretary, 2; Orchestra, I, 2; Basketball. 2; Chorus. 2; Gleemen. 2. L. Eby B.S. in Science Commerciantes. I. 2; Tennis Manager. I. 2. M Miller B.S. in Elementary Education Student Volunteers, 1,2; Senate. 2; Student Council, I. 2: Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. 2: Chorus. 2. R. Flory B.S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes. I. 2; Chorus, 2; Sock and Buskin. 2: Baseball Manager, 2; Gleemen. 2. R. Ebersole B.S. in Elementary Education Chorus, 1 . 2. R. Wolle B.S. in Elementary Education Chorus, 1,2: Student Volunteers, 1.2. R. Ebling B S. in Science Sigma Zeta, 1 . 2. M. Moore A.B. in Liberal Arts Chorus. 2: Student Volunteers. 2: Women ' s Octette. 2. H. Newman A.B. in Liberal Arts Basketball. I. 2; Tennis, I. 2. 49 JEROME H. BRUBAKER Manheim. Pa. RUE SEAGRiST Halifax. Pa. HARRY GRINC Reinholis. Pa HELEN B. MYERS Hanover. Pa. GEORGE A. RAKER Kinderhook. Pa J Brubaker B.S. in Elementary Education R. Seagrist H. Gring y4.fi in Liberal Arts B.S. in Elementary Education Basketball. I. 2: Baseball. I. 2. Sigma Zeta. 1. 2: Baseball. I. H. Myers A B in Liberal Arts Etoiinian. I. 2: Student Volun- teers. 1.2: Chorus. 2. G. Raker A.B. in Liberal Arts Reformed Theological Seminary. I . 50 ON a warm June night in 1934 there came forth from about forty Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland high schools, a group of fifty-seven young people, all of whom were to find their way to Elizabethtown College by the time of the fall session. There this group conducted itself quite highhandedly until freshman traditions defi- nitely made themselves felt. There is no doubt about it that traditions and the looks of disapproval from upperclassmen did a great deal to curb high spirits. Very wisely though, when this brand new Class of ' 38 had had a chance to feel the atmospheric pulse, they pulled up short and directed their enthusiasm in another direction. This time it was to gain fame for themselves in the academic, athletic, and social fields that they strove. And by no means were their efforts futile. Academically speaking, they discovered that they possessed an amazingly large class of top-notchers who were constantly aspiring for coveted rankings. In the realm of athletics, the records show that the " greenies " thickly populated any and all athletic divisions, whether inter-collegiate or intra-mural. Outstanding in this connection is Hal Newman who has done a great deal to " put Elizabethtown on the map " by his unprecedented skill on the tennis court. As to the social domain of " The Hill, " the Class of ' 38 can honestly claim to have made just as many excursions gymward, to have taken just as many moonlight strolls, to have mingled just as fully in cordial relationship with others, and to have endeavored just as earnestly as any of their fellow students to give birth to and to foster that intangible yet omnipresent essence of good fellowship that pervades Elizabethtown. In actual social events, the class held a party during their freshman year, and as sophomores entertained the freshman in the gym. This last was a Christmas party with a real Santa Claus and all the fixin ' s. In the extra-curricular activities of " The Hill, " this class has been by no means in the background. Charlotte Glasmire and James Linton have done their share toward giving us a better Elo wnian. Foster Frosh put us all in convulsions by his portrayal of the prince in the 1935 production of the Sock and Buskin, " The Swan. " Grace Frantz, another member of the Class of ' 38, is the songbird of the campus, and did 51 especially fine work in " The Mikado. ' ' Dick Shaull, the little boy who has suddenly grown up and made us notice him, has been active in the field of debating, both on the platform and as manager, and as junior manager of the basketball team. Mildred Miller, too, has been prominent in debating. When the members of the class returned for their second year, only five were missing. Many of the limitations of the preceding year were removed, and the class flung itself once more into activity. With the acquisition of new responsibility and the cementing of stronger, more harmonious friendships, the sophomores felt that they had become an integral part of the school and that they were gaining a little more the spirit that constantly flows from its " storied halls. " New worlds were beckoning imperiously, and the varied activities in which the members of the class gained recognition are witness to just how bravely they answered that call. And now, as the second year hurries to a close, the class looks forward with a deep sense of dismay to the loss of many of its most capable members. In sincerity, however, they send hopes for success with these their classmates who are entering the teaching world. There is a spot of pleasure too on the horizon. As the last social event of the year, they are looking forward to a house party, where it is hoped that the ties between those leaving at the end of this year, and those remaining will be strengthened, so that the Class of ' 38, although separated, may ever remain a unit. 52 FRESHMEN R. ALBERT Hampton. Pa. H. SAYLOR R. I. Red Lion. Pa. D. METZLER R. 1. Paradise. Pa. R. BRIDGE N. Manchester, Ind. R BRUBAKER R. 2. Manheim. Pa S JONES R. I. Aurora. N. Y M. BARDELL Millerstown. Pa. R. CUTSHALL Elizabethtown. Pa. E. MYER R. !. Stevens. Pa. G. HOOVER Halifax. Pa. G. SE1DERS R. I. Halifax. Pa. H. LEISTER McAllisterville. Pa. mm 54 D. MILLER 9 10 Lituz Avenue Lancaster. Pa. C. BOOZ Souderton, Pa. D. RAFFENSPERGER Elizabethtown. Pa. M. BECK Ephrata. Pa. R. CARPER Palmyra. Pa. A. BZURA Ranshaw. Pa. C. BAUGHER Hanover. Pa. A. HERR Farmersville. Pa. J. HAWTHORNE Bainbndge. Pa. fizz A.. HENRY 1387 White Street York. Pa. N. GARDNER York Springs. Pa. R. GRE1NER R. 2, Manheim. Pa. 55 D. SCHLOSSER Elizabethtown. Pa. A. ZE1GLER R 2. Telford. Pa. E. RISHEL R. 5. York. Pa M. POSEY Woodbine. Pa. J. MARTIN Quenton Road Lebanon. Pa. L. WISER York Springs. Pa. P. CASSEL Fairview Village. Pa. L. BREHM Hummelstown. Pa. H. RISSER Bainbridge. Pa. J REAM Elizabethtown. Pa S. CEYER Elizabethtown, Pa. A. SHIRK Mifflintown. Pa 56 R Flori ESHLEMAN n. Pa. M. HARRIES Marietta. Pa. M. CAMERON Millerstown. Pa. B BARDELL Millerstown. Pa. S KAUFFROTH R 4. Gap. Pa R BASEHORE Palmyra. Pa. W R. McQUATE 1 . Ephrata. Pa. H KIPP Enola. Pa. J. POWNALL Quarryville. Pa. E. BLOCHER Bird-in-Hand. Pa. R. DUNCAN R. 5. Mechanicsburg. Pa. D. SHEARER Elizabethtown. Pa. 57 E. DUERST Columbia. Pa M. BRUBAKER Sehnsgrove. Pa. M. WAGNER EHzabethtown. Pa. W. GOULD Grampian. Pa. E. BRANT R. I. Dallastown. Pa. 58 Ae nnian K late r-Tidcx t FROM all indications, the Class of ' 39 is attempting to " out-freshman ' ' previous freshmen of Elizabethtown College. In the field of intra-mural sports the Frosh have proved time and time again their superiority. The first baseball game between the Frosh and the Sophs resulted in a total loss for the sophomores. This initial success was typical of the victories that were appended by the Frosh in the field of soccer, basketball, and volleyball. Not only in intra-murals have the Frosh been successful. On the varsity basketball team they have been very much in evidence, especially in the person of " Flash " Rudisill. the basketball player par excellence. " Rudy ' ' was a freshman for the first semester only, having pursued one semester ' s work at Albright College. In the traditional tug-of-war the sophomores won — theoretically. The tug-of-war was chalked down as a victory for the sophomores, but it must also be remembered that it was the sophomores who were dragged through Lake Placida, before a large and satisfied audience. If a class is to be measured by its brains, then the Class of ' 39 certainly appears to be at the top. There are among its number five scholarship students, all of whom are truly " intellects. " These students are: Aaron Herr, that mental giant of Farmersville: Helen Kipp. the lissom blonde from Enola: Mildred Brubaker. that shy and retiring violet from Selinsgrove: Herman Leister from McAllisterville, with his quiet, twinkling humor: and the lad from the coal regions, Albert Bzura. Socially speaking, this Class of ' 39 has been putting upper-classmen in the shade. Dates-dates-more dates! They howled and howled for dates first semester, and now they ' ve been taking advantage of their privileges in a most unprecedented way. Offi- cially, the class has participated in one social. That was the Christmas party at which they were entertained by the sophomores. No matter from what point we view the Class of 39, our only verdict can be, They are bound to be successful. " 59 Students Not Represented by Pictures Seniors MARY M. ALBRIGHT 2026 North Street, Harrisburg. Pa. E. RAY DILLER 726 E. Philadelphia Street, York, Pa. MARIE KETTERMAN York Hospital. York, Pa. LOUISE PAXSON 321 S. West End Avenue, Lancaster, Pa. VERNA PECK Maytown, Pa. CLARENCE HOLSOPPLE Telford, Pa. ROSCOE LANTZ 1228 Chestnut Street, Reading. Pa. EDGAR F. SMITH 710 Alexander Street. Greensburg, Pa. Juniors DALE F. DANNER Porters ' Sideling, Pa. Sophomores RUSSEL P. STONER Mt. Joy, Pa. ROY H. RUDISILL Wrightsville, Pa. Freshmen JOHN H. ESPENSHADE Elizabethtown. Pa. ELMER Q. GLEIM 1840 North Street, Harrisburg. Pa. 60 c IWltl W£ 61 The Social Room THERE is in the life of every college a number of outstanding achievements which we look back to as milestones of progress. One of these milestones for Elizabeth- town is the building and finishing of the new social room. The social room began in the fall of 1934, when Mary Brumbaugh, a senior girl and president of the Women ' s Student Council, in the presence of Miss Sheaffer, the dean of women, expressed the wish that the Student Council would do something more constructive than disciplining unruly freshmen. Together they spoke of attempting to get a new social room. Out of the germ cell grew the beautiful monument to our students as we have it today in the social room. Oh! it was not a shiny path of ease that the social room committee, composed of Miss Bowman, Miss Sheaffer, Professor J. Z. Herr, Mary Brumbaugh, Catherine Cassel, Stauffer Curry, and Jacob Kuhns, had to travel. There were many oppositions. First, there were dissentions between students and faculty, divisions in the faculty, and a general lack of money. Then, there was the matter of having the Administrative Com- mittee and the trustees of the college give their sanction before the plans could ever be born. And very important loomed the problem of sufficient class room space, since the making of the new social room would take two class rooms. With the more than willing help of all those concerned, these matters were settled, the committee began their work, and the social room materialized. By means of contributions from every organization of students on College Hill, and by means of gifts from outside folks who were interested in the work of the college, the project was started during the Thanksgiving recess. For a number of months the work proceeded steadily. The class rooms were completely renovated and became a veritable paradise for Elizabethtown College students. On March 3, 1935, after a large banquet in the dining room, the social room was officially dedicated. The room was crowded with students, professors, and friends, all whose spirits were high. In an impressive service, in the light from the fireplace and the candles which are always kept burning, the students and President R. W. Schlosser set forth the ideals of the social life on the campus as personified in this, our room. Every September at the opening of the school year, this room is dedicated anew and the ideals of the first dedication again set forth by our president, in an effort to keep them always before the students of the college. This room is a blessing to our college — not only to its students, but to the faculty and its alumni as well. The students are proud that the idea was first conceived in the mind of one of their members. May we always cherish the product of our perseverance and remember the ideals that were set forth in the first dedication of the beautiful room. 62 HELEN OTT Senate President J HERBERT MILLER Secretary MARTHA JANE REIST Treasurer MARTHA GROFF It omens Council President PAUL HERR Mens Council President ARTHUR FAIR Constitutional Committee Chairman STUDENT GOVERNMENT To crystallize student opinion, to vitalize student activity, and to nationalize student character are the aims of the government on Elizabethtown campus. At present the form of government is in a period of transition. The 1935 government operates through these bodies: a Student Senate, which joins the Mens ' and Womens ' Discipline Councils, and a con- stitutional committee which is making an effort to draw up a suitable constitution. One of the activities of this year was participation in the Pennsyl- vania Association of College Students Conclave at Penn State. The main object of this convention was to unite student government bodies throughout the state with the aim of making student move- ments more effective. In a few years our government hopes to become a unique model of desirable and efficient democracy under a new popular constitution which will be championed by the college administration, and executed by the ablest, warmest adherents. 63 ETOWNIAN Editorial Staff ELWOOD I. LENTZ Editor-in-Chief ARTHUR W. FAIR Associate Editor DONALD M. ROYER Athletic Editor HELEN S. SHERTZER News Editor CHARLOTTE GLASM1 RE Reporter WILLIAM SCHAEFER Reporter JAMES LINTON Reporter HELEN B. MYERS Reporter Business Staff CYRUS BUCHER Buisness Manager ISAAC D. WAREHAM Assistant Business Manager ROY E. PFALTZGRAFF Circulation Manager WI LBUR E WEAVER Advertising Manager 64 ETONIAN Editorial Staff MARGARET R. SECHRIST Editor -in- Chic j M. ALEXANDER GLASMIRE Associate Editor ELWOOD I. LENTZ Athletic Editor MARTHA E. CROFF Senior Editor HELEN SHERTZER Junior Editor EDNA K. WENGER Sophomore Editor RUTH G. GROFF Club Editor ETHEL J. WOODWARD Calendar Editor Business Staff J. HERBERT MILLER Business Manager DONALD M. ROYER Assistant Business Manager LEAH E MUSSER Advertising Manager ROBERT L. MADEI RA Assistant Advertising Manager JOHN T. JONES Assistant Advertising Manager JOHN H. ENGLE Circulation Manager RUTH G. LONGENECKER Circulation Manager 65 CYRUS BUCHER President DONALD ROYER I ice- President EDWARD LANDER Secretary DANA FLORY Treasurer Y.M.C.A. With practicality as the keynote and Jesus Christ as the guide the Y. M. C. A. marches on, vivifying the spiritual spark among the men of Elizabethtown. Thinking with Robert Browning as he says, " The acknowledg- ment of God in Christ, accepted by the reason, solves for thee all questions in the earth and out of it, and has so far advanced thee to be wise, " the " Y. M. " has completed a year of Christian service to the campus. The members met in biweekly discussion groups, and were addressed at intervals concerning pertinent moral and social issues. The delightful Christmas party for the downtown children was the note of goodwill during the Christmas season. A monthly chapel service was the association ' s service to the entire student body. What promises to be a vital part of the " Y " work in the future was started in a small way this year as the great peace program fur- thered by Christian youth of America reached College Hill through the Y. M. C. A. 66 RUTH GROFF President HELEN SHERTZER Vice-President GARNETTE MARTIN Secretary JESSIE McKINSTRY Treasurer Y.W.C.A. The purpose of the Y. W. C. A. is expressed in these words: " We unite in the desire to realize full and creative life through a growing knowledge of God. We determine to have a part in making this life possible for all people. In this task we seek to understand Jesus and follow Him. " The Y. W. C. A. seeks to enrich each girl ' s college life through a twofold purpose: the fostering of spiritual kinship by means of evening devotionals and the development of social fellowship by means of bimonthly meetings. The Mother-Daughter Banquet is a fond tradition of the Y. W. C. A. Their specific work this year has been to furnish gifts for the children in the NefFsville Home, and to present, in cooperation with the Y. M. C. A., a series of prominent speakers on the theme, " Christi- anity in the Professions. " On Alumni Day the " Y " produced a very attractive tea room, which students and alumni patronized after the basketball game. — iniiiiiwitfiiim ■ WMHWWW 67 NEViN H. ZUCK President LEAH MUSSER ice-President J. HERBERT MILLER Recording Secretary EDWARD LANDER Corresponding Secretary ISAAC WAREHAM Treasurer THE STUDENT VOLUNTEERS The Student Volunteers is one of the distinctive religious organi ' zations on the campus. Based on the essential Christian principle that their religion is " missionary, " the Volunteers have made an effort to carry out this th eme in their campus and life activity. Biweekly programs on the campus have organized the work among the students. Deputation teams were again sent out to a majority of the churches of eastern and southern Pennsylvania. The programs of these teams were built about the principles of Christian living. Through their deputation work, the Volunteers as a group con- tribute yearly to the work budget of the Bittingers, missionaries to Africa who were former members of the organization. High points in this year ' s activity were the Quadrennial Con- vention of the United Student Volunteer Movement at Indianapolis, and the Eastern Regional Conference at Bridgewater. 68 NEVIN H. ZUCK President CYRUS C. BUCHER Seeretary- Treasurer DR. E. S. KIRACOFE Faculty Adviser THE CANDLES The Candles was organized in 1926 by a group of young men who w ished to preserve the spirit of goodfellowship after they left college. Since then it has evolved into a society made up of the leaders in the various fields of study and extra-curricular activity. In 1930 the faculty recognized the club as an honorary society. Each year the Candles carry on some project. In 1935 they con- tributed to the social room furnishings. This year they made an effort to tie up present candles with those who have graduated. The crowning event of the Candle year is the banquet held in the spring. At this social gathering Candles, past and present, with their friends, mingle together, making firmer the bond of fellowship which should exist among college men. 69 MARTHA CROFF President PAUL HERR Vice-President PAULINE HAMILTON Secretary ' Treasurer SIGMA ZETA In 1931 the Science Club was organized, and in 1933 it was accepted as the Theta chapter of the Sigma Zeta, the first nationally- recognized honor society on our campus. Membership in this organi- zation is limited to students who are seeking a major or a minor in either science or mathematics and who have maintained a high scholastic record. The purpose of the Sigma Zeta is to promote the student ' s appreciation for science, to give practical applications of it in life, and to present to the student recent scientific developments. In an effort to carry out this purpose, besides the regular monthly meetings, which discuss matters of scientific interest, several projects are being carried on. The one most widely participated in is the banding of birds. This is part of a national project by which much useful information is gained regarding the migration of birds. ARTHUR FAIR President MARGARET LEAS Vice ' Presideni DANA FLORY Secretary RUSSELL HACKMAN Treasurer THE COMMERCIANTES The Commerciantes was organized in 1932. Its aim is to make " Better men and women for better business. " In order to accom- plish this aim, it fosters both the business and social development of commercial students. To widen the business interests of its members it sponsers trips to Philadelphia and near by points to visit manu- facturing plants, commercial museums, and airports. Toward this end also the club in its monthly meetings presents business and pro- fessional leaders and gives opportunity to its members for demon- strations of their skill in salesmanship, typing, and shorthand. The other side of " Better men and women for better business, " the social side, is developed by friendly parties and public programs throughout the year. The regular monthly meetings, too, are a part of the social life since they combine education and entertainment. 71 LEAH MUSSER President RUTH LONGENECKER Secretary LUKE BUFFENMYER Treasurer FORENSIC ARTS CLUB The Forensic Arts Club was organized in 1934. It did not intro- duce an entirely new phase of club work, but simply combined the forensic activities of the campus. The activities now controlled by the club are: debating, oratory, extemporaneous speaking, and inter- pretive reading. The aim of the organization is to promote the interest of the average college student in the forensic arts. Every member of the student body is an associate member, but active membership is open only to those students who have participated in intercollegiate debating or in college oratory. The monthly meetings are patterned somewhat after the old Literary Society: a debate on matters of campus interest, a parlimentary drill, or an interpretive reading contest makes up the program. The interpetive reading contests are held as a part of the work of the Ex- pression class. Members of that class participate, and the Forensic Arts Club judges and awards the prize. 72 Affirmatice LEAH MUSSER. Captain GARNETTE MARTIN DOROTHY HOLLINCER Negative ETHEL WOODWARD Captain MILDRED MILLER EDNA BLOCHER WOMEN ' S DEBATING The 1934-35 question for debate was Resolved: That the nations should agree to prevent the international shipment of arms and munitions. This season the women met: Lebanon Valley, Penn State, and Ursinus. The first debate both the affirmative and negative teams won, the second debate the affirmative lost, and the third the affirmative lost and the negative won. For the season 1935-36 the women were able to secure only two debates, with Juniata and Lebanon Valley. During the 1934-35 season the men, with the same question as the women, met: Lebanon Valley, Penn State, Catawba, Millersville. Mt. St. Mary ' s, and Bridgewater. Of these debates, the affirmative at Penn State and the negative at Bridgewater were the only ones lost. For the 1935-36 season the question was Resolved: That Con- gress should be empowered to override by a two-thirds vote decisions of the Supreme Court declaring acts of Congress unconstitutional. On this question the men met: Lebanon Valley, Ursinus, Bridgewater. St. Francis, and Geneva. MEN ' S DEBATING Affirmative ELWOOD LENTZ Captain ROBERT MADEIRA Negative RICHARD SHAULL Captain JAMES BEAHM 73 1 i n bw v i ■ i ■ 1 — ? I WOMEN ' S OCTETTE The present Women ' s Octette was formed from the varsity and sophomore quartettes during the year 1934-35. This year the group consists of: Edna Barnes and Mary Moore, first soprano: Grace Frantz and Jane Williams, second soprano: Margaret Leas and Charlotte Clasmire, first alto; Helen Shertzer and Adele Zeigler. second alto. The repertoire of the octette includes both sacred and secular numbers, as well as dramatized selections. To take the place of the octette of last year, since there was so much good material, the Music Department this year organized the Gleemen, composed of twelve singers. The members of the group in their respective voice positions are as follows: bass, Robert Madeira. Roy PfaltzgrafF, Alexander Glasmire: baritone, James Linton, James Martin, and Donald Royer; second tenor. Paul Cassel, Paul Herr. Charles Booz: first tenor, Edward Lander, Dana Flory Richard Flory. THE GLEEMEN 74 ALEXANDER CLASMIRE President GRACE FRANTZ Secretary .AMES BEAHM Treasurer THE A CAPELLA CHOIR The chorus, organized during the year 1933-34, has continued the custom of rendering a program of sacred numbers among the various churches of the Brethern Denomination and in other churches. Last year, following the theme, " God the Omnipotent, " Professor E. G. Meyer selected such classics as " The Hallelujah Chorus, " " And the Glory of the Lord, " " Almighty God, " " The Lord ' s Prayer, " and " 0 Gladsome Light " from the legend of Don Munio. The climax of the year ' s work was in the presentation of " The Mikado, " a light opera. During the year 19.35-36 the chorus prepared a splendid group of sacred numbers built around the theme, " The Eternal Realities. " Selections by Stainer, LaFarge, Haydn, Bach, Tchaikowski, Mac- farlane, Sebelius, and Matthews were found in the repertoire. This year the chorus has b een increased to fifty voices, thirty of which represented the organization in giving the sacred concert in the churches. The last semester work will be the presentation of " The Holy City, " by Gaul. 75 MARTHA GROFF President LEAH MUSSER Vice-President HELEN OTT Secretary- Treasurer SOCK AND BUSKIN CLUB The duty of the dramatist is to give a faithful presentation of life as he sees it. Through the Sock and Buskin the student is given the opportunity of developing the aesthetic side of his nature in such a manner as to aid him in properly interpreting and portraying the works of our outstanding dramatists. The latest major productions of the club have been : Shakespeare ' s immortal comedy, " A Midsummer Night ' s Dream, " Molnar ' s classical drama, " The Swan, " and Jane Austen ' s " Pride and Prejudice. " Among the minor produ ctions has been the court room scene from the " Merchant of Venice " which was successfully staged as part of opening- week activities and later presented before the Elizabethtown Chapter of the Eastern Star. This year in connection with the regular meetings the club is conducting a series of studies on the technique and applications of dramatic principles. Loyalty, good will, and a singular spirit of friendship are the outstanding qualities of the Sock and Buskin. 76 " A MID-SUMMER NIGHTS DREAM " This production given to us in the spring of 1934 proved that Shakespeare can be presented adequately and even excellently by college amateurs. The parts of Hermia, Helena, Demetrius and Lysander were taken by Harriet Curry. Martha GrofF, Alva Harsh and Paul Gerber respectively. One of the most achingly beautiful plays ever presented on this campus was " The Swan, " in the spring of 1935. It is the story of a royal mother, portrayed by Margaret Sechrist, who in an effort to interest a prince in her daughter, played by Martha Groff, brings about a pretended love affair between the daughter and her tutor. The plan succeeds, and, in spite of the fact that the daugh- ter ' s heart is her tutor ' s, her destiny forces her to marry the prince. The tutor is Nevin Zuck and the prince Foster Grosh. " THE SWAN " 77 J. HERBERT MILLER President ISAAC WAREHAM Vice-President JAMES BEAHM Secretary- Treasurer THE MINISTERIUM Although the Ministerium has been in existence but three years a decided evolution in the scope of its activities is evident. During the first year of existence the organization was primarily a fellowship group of student ministers. Outside speakers were invited to speak in the regular meetings and discussion groups were conducted on perti- nent subjects, but very little definite service was rendered off the campus. Last year the Ministerium secured a regular place on the preaching schedule of the Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren. Regular meetings were still held, but not as frequently as in the former year. This year has marked the third stage in the activities of the Ministerium. It has become an organization for service rather than a fellowship group. Speakers address the group throughout the year, but not at regular intervals. The emphasis towards service is becoming heightened in the evolving plan of part-time pastorships for ministerial students. This plan is in the embryonic state, but when it is realized fully, will mark another milestone in the progress of the Ministerium. As the Ministerium continues to increase its scope of activities, who can prophesy accurately its bright future. 78 id 79 WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL Elizabethtown ' s coed team boasts an undefeated record for this year. With last year ' s team practically intact, Coach Herr developed a fast, experienced team that encountered little real opposition all season. Captain Martha Groff, playing her last games for the Alma Mater, and Ruth Bishop formed the accurate shooting pair that built up Elizabethtown ' s high scores. Careful guarding and excellent teamwork kept every opponent on the short end of the scores. The Lebanon Valley sextette came closest to upsetting our girls on their own floor by a 20 to 18 score, but the return game at Elizabethtown was a runaway for our girls. With this record behind them our coeds are ready to enter the field of greater intercollegiate competition. GAMES £. C. December 6 — West Lampeter A. A 25 December 18 Central Pennsylvania Business College 35 January 8 — Susquehanna 66 January 1 8 — Mt. Joy Alumni 38 February 8 — Pharmacy 49 February 12 -- Lebanon Valley 20 February 18 — Baughman Methodist New Cumberland 33 February 22 — Alumnae 47 March 5-Lebanon Valley 36 Opp. 8 25 21 14 5 9 21 80 MEN ' S BASKETBALL Starting with three veterans. Coach Ira Herr produced the most successful basketball team that Elizabethtown has seen in many seasons. Captain Ed Lander, Don Royer, and Harold Newman were the nucleus around which the team was built, while Roy Rudisill. Luke Sauder, and Woodrow Schlosser completed the varsity roster. Success lay not in the large number of victories but in the real com- petition our team offered to all opponents. Lop-sided scores, so prevalent in previous seasons, were few this year. The outstanding game of the season was the surprise victory over a powerful Susque- hanna University five on the home court. One point decided this thrilling game as the two teams put on one of the best exhibitions of college basketball that Elizabethtown has seen since intercollegiate basketball was begun. GAMES E. C. Opp. December 6- Maryland S. T. C. . . 34 29 December 13 Bridgewater 25 36 January 8 — Susquehanna 32 39 ' January 1 1 — Osteopathy 37 31 January 1 8 — Juniata 24 35 January 23— Millersville 37 57 January 27 — Moravian 27 52 January 30 — Shippensburg 27 38 February I — Bndgewater .29 31 February 8 — Pharmacy 40 32 February 15 — Juniata 24 34 February 18 — Susquehanna. 35 34 February 21 — Maryland 37 44 February 22 — Alumni 63 30 March 6— Osteopathy .22 37 March 7— Pharmacy . . . 33 31 81 ? $ o O ■■© % BASEBALL With a number of veterans and several promising newcomers. Captain Shelly Miller and Coach Herr hope to produce a winning baseball team this season. Last year ' s auspicious start against Kutztown was shaded somwhat by later reverses, until the team closed the season with a clear-cut victory over Maryland State. This year ' s schedule includes games with Kutztown Teachers, Juniata, Maryland State. Susquehanna University, and Moravian College. If the baseball team continues to improve as the remainder of our intercollegiate sports have in recent years, we can expect real competition, if not victory, against this formidable schedule. GAMES— 1935 Kutztown Juniata Moravian Susquehanna Shippensburg Maryland State Juniata Susquehanna Moravian Shippensburg Maryland State 12 E. C. Op 4 1 7 10 4 13 2 II 4 6 6 10 2 6 4 22 5 9 2 5 12 6 82 TENNIS Tennis is Elizabethtown ' s best bet in intercollegiate competition. Much of our success must be credited to Captain Harold Newman who easily won all of his scheduled matches and carried Elizabethtown ' s colors to the third round of the National Intercollegiate Tennis Tourna- ments at Northwestern University. Newman was even more succ essful in the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Tournament at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, where he advanced to the semi-finals over players from Penn State, University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Virginia. With the addition of Dave Schlosser to the tennis squad, the Blue and Gray hope to go still further this year. Matches are being scheduled with many of the leading eastern colleges including Villanova, Lebanon Valley and Susquehanna. MATCHES-I935 E. C. Opp Lebanon Valley 2 5 Osteopathy 5 2 Millersville 5 2 Moravian 5 4 Shippensburg 3 Juniata 2 5 Osteopathy 3 4 Shippensburg 4 3 Millersville 4 2 Moravian 3 4 83 ATHLETIC COUNCIL CHEERLEADERS 84 c= 6 i eaiiAte 85 WOMEN ' S STUDENT GOVERNMENT JUNIOR CLASS A CAPELLA CHOIR SOPHOMORE CLASS ATHLETIC COUNCIL FORENSIC ARTS STUDENT VOLUNTEERS FRESHMAN CLASS 86 MEN ' S DEBATING TEAM SIGMA ZETA THE CANDLES ETOWNIAN WOMEN ' S DEBATING TEAM SOCK AND BUSKIN COMMERCIANTES WOMENS ' OCTETTE » w v e T ( «.•« •= 87 MENS STUDENT GOVERNMENT ORCHESTRA MINISTERIUM Y. W. C. A. CABINET 1934-35 SEPTEMBER 17 — School reopened: " Y " surprise ending in a cache of water- melons (I). 18 — Y. W. C. A. tea: in the evening an outdoor supper. 19 — Campus night by the lake. 20 — Convocation, followed by Faculty Reception in the chapel. 21 — Moonlight hike: no moon. ergo. a roller skating party. 25 — Flood in Alpha Hall: plaster falling. OCTOBER 13 — Fall Outing at Mt. Gretna. 14 — " Prisoner at the Bar. " NOVEMBER 1 — Hallowe ' en Party. 2 — First Lyceum number — Eureka Jubilee Singers. 23 — Seniors presented their play,. " Romeo and Juliet. " 27 — Basketball season opened. DECEMBER 3 — Student Volunteer Consecration Services — Bittingers speakers. 5 — Decided on bricks for the fire- place of the social room. 13 — Hiking Club born. 14 — Height of skating season on the lake. 19— Y. W. and Y. M. Christmas parties. 20 — Chorus went carolling in Madiera ' s truck. 2, 3 — Please remember, the faculty are always served first. 4, 5 — Those seeds! 6 — It ' s fun, even for Seniors, to play icith dry ice. 7 — Step right this way, folks! 8 — F all Outing Cafeteria. 89 JANUARY 4 — First pep meeting. 7 — Freshmen party. 12, 13 — Homecoming. 1 2 — Lincoln University Quartette pro- gram. 20 — Beginning of examinations and Bible Institute. 25 — Sleighing party. 28 — Y party in the new social room — without new furniture. FEBRUARY 5 — Curtis Institute Program. 7 — Social Room Committee selected drapes. 13 — Practice Teachers ' Banquet, with Dr. Leroy King as speaker. 28 — First semester advanced Music recital presented. 29 — Sidney Landon. impersonator, gave a Lyceum number. MARCH 12 — Foul Shooting Contest. 13 — Half-holiday declared in honor of women ' s victory over Juniata. 13 — Social Room Dedicatory Banquet. 15, 16, 17 — Student Volunteer Con- ference held here. 22 — Oratorical contest. Winners were: Bucher, Kuhns, and Brown. 31— President and Mrs. Schlosser entertained the chorus at their home. APRIL 5 — Extemporaneous speaking con- test. Winners were: E. Lentz, L. Musser, and Trout. 9. 12, 13. 16— Backstage with " The Swan. " 10 — Go way and let us study! 11 — Hm, now I wonder who they are. 14— Play ball! 1 5—Elizabelhlown has an excellent golf-course. 03 12 — Annual Sock and Buskin play. " The Swan. ' ' 15 — Y. W. entertained at NefFsville Orphanage and Old Peoples ' Home. 27 — Parents Banquet. MAY 3, 4, 5 — Senior House Party. — Music Department presented " The Mikado. " 11 — Mothers ' and Daughters ' Ban- quet and the competitive exami- nations. 15 — Senior exams began. 21 — Juniors entertained the Seniors at Mount Gretna. 24 — Spring Outing at Indian Echo Cave. 25, 26 — The Wengers entertained the Y ' s at a house party on their farm. 27 — Y. W. party by the lake: Presi- dent and Mrs. Schlosser enter- tained the Seniors at a buffet luncheon. 28 — Athletic Letter Banquet. 30 — Music recital in the gym. 31 — Seniors held their Class Day exercises. JUNE 1 — Band presented a concert. 2— President Schlosser preached the baccalaureate sermon. 7 have a tennis Yes, indeed, team. 18 — President Schlosser and the Com mcncement speaker, Dr. Horn. 19 — Just some of the girls. 20 — Miss Sheajfer on the way to Winona. 21 — Are those last ones graduates? 22 — Enroute to Winona Lahe Brethren Conference where they presented a play written by Miss Sheaffer and students. 91 3 — Commencement. 3. 6 — Sophomore house party. 1935-36 SEPTEMBER 16 — School opened with an informal social, giving a few helpful hints to Freshmen. 17 — Out-of-doors supper on the campus; gypsy life to the full. 18 — Vespers on the lake, portraying the Galilean scene. 19 — Convocation-formal opening of the 1935-36 school year: address by President Schlosser. 20 — Stunt Night. Each club pre- pared an act showing the life and work of the club as fully as possible. 21 — A Progressive Social of games in the gym. 22 — Freshmen traditions began with all due weight. 23 — Formal reception of all students by the faculty in the gymnasium. 30 — Rededication of the social room for the year 1935-36 by President Schlosser and Helen Ott, as president of the Student As- sociation. OCTOBER 4 — First roller skating party of 1935. 1 7 — Annual tug-of-war between Frosh and Sophs. 18 — Production of " Admirable Crich- ton " by Senior Class. 19 — Annual Fall Outing at Mt. Gretna. Eating and roller skating main diversions of the day. 23 — Mrs. Reber ' s Art Class. 24 — Now, why must you tal e a picture? 25 — A bevy of beautiful belles. 26 — Three loyal rooters. 27 — Spring fever. 28 — They seem to be getting nowhere in an awful hurry. 92 21 — First loint Y meeting. Dr. App. Superintendent of Dauphin County Schools, speaker. 22 — Sock and Buskin try-outs. 24 — Concert by Curtis Institute. 25 — First Women ' s Varsity Basket- ball practice. 30 — First Men ' s Varsity Basketball practice. 31 —Hallowe ' en Party — haunts. NOVEMBER 13 — Founders ' Day Program, with Dr. Harries as speaker. 18 — Y. W. Thanksgiving party. 27 — Thanksgiving recess began. DECEMBER 2 — Returned to " The Hill. " 6 — First Basketball game of the season with Maryland State. We won ! 8 — Bible Institute began. 13 — Game with Bridgewater, lost (Friday the 13th). 16 — Second joint Y meeting: Law and Religion with the Hon. G. Moyer as speaker. 17 — Christmas party for Y. W. 19 — A gala time: semi-formal dinner followed by a service in the auditorium, " Why the Chimes Rang. " 20 — Two weeks ' vacation. 29— Well wheres the ball? 30 — It ' s not a Boy Scout — just Pat on the job. 31 — We ' re having us a lime! 32 — We ' re really not going anywhere, but it ' s fun. 33 — Coach in action. 34 — A. Glasmire — Ass. editor. 32 . • 93 JANUARY -7 ?u 2 — Returned to school. 13 — Victory over Osteopathy. 18 — Annual battle with Juniata: lost! 20 — Semesters: expert cramming. FEBRUARY 1 1 — First debate of the season — men with Lebanon Valley. 13 — Siberian Singers gave a program. 14 — Valentine Party, hearts and more hearts! 25 — Senior Music recital. MARCH 14 — Candle Banquet. 26 — Sock and Buskin ' s Presentation of " Pride and Prejudice. " APRIL 9 — Easter recess began. 14 — We returned after a gay vacation. 1 5 — Opening of Baseball season : Kutz- town. MAY 9 — Mother-Daughter Banquet. 30 — Memorial Day, holiday. 31 — Baccalaureate sermon. JUNE 1 — Thirty-fourth Commencement. 35, 36 — On land and on lah c. 37 — Professor Rose. 38 — They posed for it. 39— Slide, Kelly, slide! 40 — Scene — Biology Lab. 41 — We ' re waiting. 42 — M. Sechrist— editor. ■ - n.i ' i wi— i m 94 ADVERTISEMENTS ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA A Standard State Accredited College Regular A. B. Courses Finance and Commerce Courses Pre-Medical and Pre-Law Courses B. S. Courses Professional Courses for Teachers Some Advantages of Elizabethtown College A beautiful College Campus, overlooking the town and valley. A splendid place tor young people to be in school. An expansive lake offers opportunity for boating and skating. Modern Gymnasium and Athletic Field. Intercollegiate Debating and Athletics. Expenses very moderate — below that ot many Liberal Arts Colleges. Industry, Thoroughness, Loyalty, and Thrift are emphasized. Well-trained and efficient teachers of strong personality. Personal interest taken in every student. Faculty members received their training in the folloiciiig Universities Pennsylvania Columbia Chicago Virginia Johns Hopkins Intermission Opens Summer School Opens Fall Semester Opens June 1, 1936 June 22, 1936 September 14, 1936 College Corner In our dear old College Corner Neath the sheltering wing of Alpha Stood the wigwam of our school days. Stood the place where fancy lingers, Where we saw the burg-lights streaming Dim across the valley gleaming. Saw the lights in heaven shining Bathed our room in streaks of starlight. Heard the gentle tapping, tapping Of the matron ' s warning fingers, Of the matron ' s warning fingers, Smelled the odorous, pungent coffee, Read amid the ghostly midnight, Rose at morn to greet the sunshine. Learned to live and laugh together Learned to work and play together Til the dawning graduation Broke up camp by College Corner. 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The Valley Trust Company Palmyra, Pa. Established 1868 MILLER HARTMAN Wholesale Grocers LANCASTER PENNSYLVANIA Dean Baugher: " What ' s the formula for water? Megan: " H 2 0. " Dean Baugher: " Right! Now tell me the formula for sea water. " Megan: " CH 2 0. " Shaull: " This debate with St. Francis is really going to be a battle of wits. " Lentz: " How brave you are to go into it unarmed! " Arabella: " A drunken man proposed to me last night. " Agatha: " Ho, ho, pardon me, but it ' s so funny — a man proposing to an old maid like you. " Arabella: " Just a minute, Agatha. I ' ll have you understand I ' m no longer an old maid. " Director: " Have you ever had any stage experience? " Co-ed: " Well, I had my leg in a cast once. " And have you heard the one about the Scotchman who stood so long in the bread ' iine that he lost his job. D. H. MARTIN Clothier and Furnisher Center Square Elizabeth town, Pa. Make Our Store Your Store Rider Hardware Co. Inc. 25 S. Market Street Elizabethtown, Pa. PRICE = SERVICE For Finer, Fresher Foods For Prompt and Courteous Service WENGER BROS. On the Square Phone 67J Elizabethtown, Pa. Vale! English Comp. I know it is over, over I know it is over at last. Fare well! For the final is over And the tension is over at last. The Class, in an ocean of tear drops Is bidding farewell at last. And there ' s but a faint sniffling scarce heard And a sob as we see them drive homeward While behold, there floweth a river Of tears from Room D, and we shiver That room has some moisture at last! The desert is watered at last! (Continued) Pure Oil Service Station Gasoline Kerosene Lubrications Yale Tires Tiolene Motor Oil Purol Motor Oil Guardian Motor Oil Batteries and Recharge •SERVICE - HARVEY B. EARHART North Market Street Elizabethtown, Pa. Aunt Sally ' s Kitchen Wishes The classes of 1936 and 1937 The Best of Success and Happiness Don ' t Forget to Stop to See Us When in Etown! SHENK TITTLE Everything for Sport 313 Market Street HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA Compliments of LESTER W. BENTZ Manager Metropolitan Life Insurance Company 9-11 West Market Street York, Pa. REIFSNYDER SONS " Lancaster ' s Leading Music House " Congratulations to you, the classes of 1936 and 1937. May your future be bright and your career successful. 17 S. Queen Street Lancaster, Pa. ROBERT M. HOUSER Representative for Bankers Life Company 129 S. Front St. Steelton, Pa. MOOSE THEATRE ON THE SQUARE ELIZABETHTOWN, PA. BARR ' S FLOWERS Since 1892 Greenhouses and Nurseries 1000-1100 W. Lincoln Highway Flower Shop 116 North Queen Street Lancaster, Pa. Stationery Kodaks C. W. BRENEMAN " On the Square " ELIZABETHTOWN, PA. Candies Greeting Cards rroittrichs; 5 Always Reliable fa R. B. LEVITZ FURNITURE CO. Carload Buying Enables Us to Offer Better Values 622-26 Cumberland St. Lebanon, Pa. BECK BROTHERS FURNITURE Funeral Directors LITITZ and MANHEIM, PA. Compliments of R. P. ROYER DENVER, PA. VALE! ENGLISH COMP. (Continued) I feel it is over! over! For Miss Sheaffer has said it, you know. Ah, loud were her outbursts of laughter And loude. " her sighings of woe As she warned of an error in spelling ' ■ And threatened r1 F or below. For a grammatical error " , you know.« What marvel, I long for vacation For the summer that ' s coming at last. For surcease from the toil and the labor Of trying to put down on paper The thoughts that ! cannot express, Grand thoughts that 1 cannot express. I Continued) Buy MEADOW COLD BITTER Always Good B. D. S. Co., Distributors Lancaster, Pa. LANCASTER PAINT AND GLASS COMPANY MANUFACTURERS OF PAINTS Dealers in Glass, Brushes, Painting Supplies JOBBING AND RETAIL 235 NORTH PRINCE STREET LANCASTER, PA. VALE! ENGLISH COMP. (Continued) I think it is over, over; I think it is ov3r at last Some thirt comps in rr.y suit c?.s? . , fell me English Comp. is past. My brains IH e a teakenle leaking Have driizled their ideas fast And there ' s an empty head for my labor And pencils worn down to the tin And a shortage of ink and paper. And tired of the midnight taper I lay down my pencil at last My very much-abused pencil, at last. THE LONDONDERRY MILLS JOHN B. CURRY ' S SONS Dealers in Flour, Feed, Seeds, Coal, Hay, Straw, Etc. Palmyra, Pennsylvania CRAB CAKES CLAM BALLS FRIED SCALLOPS F. METTFETT BROTHER Where Quality Counts Seafood - Fruit - Vegetables Northern Market House Lancaster, Pa. Open 6 a. m. to 12 p. m. Phone 6154 or 6155 Oysters Prepared Properly Clam Chowder Turtle Soup JOHN M. MILLER LITITZ, PA. Insurance Life - Auto - Fire Furniture Radios KIRK JOHNSON CO. 16-18 West King Street Lancaster, Pa. Pianos Frigidaires Compliments of SHUTTER ' S RESTAURANT " On the Square " R. V. SHUTTER ELIZABETHTOWN, PA. Fairest Prices Finest Quality E. C. BOYER Men ' s Furnishings CUSTOM MADE SUITS AND TOPCOATS Phone 143J 44 S. Market Street Elizabethtown, Pa. Reach Spalding Shenk Bros. Everything for Sport 30-32 W. King Street Lancaster, Pa. Bicycles Toys Bell Phone 2-4372 Night Call 7094 Open Daily: 9 a. m. to 8 p. m. DR. LOEWEN Dentist 325 Market Street Harrisburg, Pa. Dr. Schlosser (in Ethics Class): " If a man broke into your house and demanded that you show him where your money is, what would you do? " Pat Herr: " I ' d go help him hunt it. " During dinner one day a father spoke to his son: " Sonny, " he said. " I want to talk to you after dinner. I want to discuss with you the facts of life. " So after dinner when they went into the other room, the son quietly closed the door behind him and said. " Well, Dad, what is it you would like to know? " Do you like short skirts, Mike? " " Naw. they get lipstick on me shoit when I dance with them. " 1st Kangaroo: " Annabelle, where ' s the baby? " 2nd Kangaroo: " My goodness, I ' ve had my pocket picked! " Old lady to Librarian: " I ' d like a nice book. " Librarian: " Here ' s one about the cardinal. " Old Lady: " I ' m not interested in religion. " Librarian: " But this is a bird. " Old Lady: " I ' m not interested in his private life, either. " Fond Mother: " Yes, Genevieve is taking French and Algebra. Say good morning to Mrs. Jones in Algebra, darling. Jno. D. Bogar Lumber Company New Holland Ave. and Franklin St. LANCASTER, PA. Telephone 7255 Phone 2-26-26 WM. Z. ROY Bookbinder and Blank Book Manufacturer Binding nf Old Books, Magazines, Pamphlets, Etc. Special Forms of Ruling and Loose Leaf Sheets 16 South Queen Street Lancaster, Pa. Cut Flowers Potted Plants West End Greenhouse " .Say it with Flowers " H. A. Merkey Manheim, Pa. " Jewelry of the Better Sort Since 1S9X ' J. F. APPLE CO. Incorporated Manufacturing Jewelers LANCASTER, PA. Official Jewelers for Elizabethtown College A UNIQUE PLACE TO DINE Harrisburg Pike, Route 230 Lancaster, Pa., R. D. 1 The Elizabethtown Business and Professional Women ' s Club KENNEWOOD HOTEL FIRST AND THIRD MONDAYS " A BETTER BUSINESS WOMAN FOR A BETTER BUSINESS WORLD " Patrons J. H. Bursk. Sugar Lancaster. Pa. N. S. Bardell, Dairy Farm Millerstown, Pa. Chas. E. Weaver. Physician Manheim, Pa. A. G. Breidenstine. Trustee Soudersburg, Pa. Dr. H. K. Ober. Trustee Elizabethtown, Pa. Rev. A. S. Baugher, Trustee Lineboro, Md. T. H. Ebersole Elizabethtown, Pa. R. G. Royer Harrisburg. Pa. Rev. A. W. Zuck Ephrata, Pa. J. Z. Herr Elizabethtown, Pa. The Horn-Shafer Company SINCE MAY 1905 YEAR BOOKS-CATALOGUES SALES LITERATURE BALTIMORE MARYLAND Printers of the 1936 Etonian ”
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