Elizabethtown College - Conestogan / Etonian Yearbook (Elizabethtown, PA)

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to m Sin u». Class. Book. Accession. Ine d-tonLcin • , ! Prat " « ..%■:.•«.?.«, -..-■. lr, I Ifflfc ' ■ • -«.-, r ' ] - w • ' X ■ ' ' ■ ' ■■- i r m ill Is tm w mi • £him • ' v«r-- • ;:■ , ■•■ f :• If ' iaj lip i i -it jjSrr g J? " 7% (ZUitel fj 1938 and 1939 ptelent ' .-.•. ■: • ETOIW 11121 ZUG MEMORIAL LIBRARY ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNA. Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown, Penna. L ecllccLtLcyn In just recognition of his prominent contributions toward the erecting of a new business order, his kindly guidance of student activity in economic fields, and his unfailingly keen and penetrating wit, we dedicate this 1937-1938 issue of the " ETONIAN " to Dr. T. K. Musick. T. K. MUSICK. D.C.S. Professor of Commercial Education and Accounting m r St i i t- T; ' : " SP : HfJSRS wr ley . ■- •—■ % ' ateu ofr i In our biennial publication, this the four- teenth, of the Elizabethtown College " ETONIAN " , we, the Classes of 1938 and 1939, have striven to reproduce faith- fully the essence of school life on the Hill, with the sincere hope that it will recreate fond memories in years to come. » i | i ' •aP? ' 1 ! urjra ' ; $ M . ;-■■■:■ . " .7— v , " • • " if. 1 H t Hi- ' if 7 ' SLV3 If ' DR. JOHN W. WITHERS Dean N. Y. U. School o[ Education Clommencement S v2ea cet not Lllcl66 yj I93 The commencement address on the day of May 30, 1938, will be delivered by Dr. John W. Withers of New York University. Born in West Virginia on September 23, 1868, Dr. Withers earned his B.A degree at National Normal University of Lebanon, Ohio, in 1891, his M.A. degree at Yale in 1902, and his Ph.D. degree at the same institution in 1904. Upon graduation from Normal School, he taught in the West Virginia country schools for three years, and then held the following positions in rapid succession: the principalship of Kentucky Normal School and of Yeatman High School in St. Louis, Mo., the presidency of Harris Teachers ' College, the superintendency of the St. Louis schools, and the dcanship of N. Y. U. s School of Education, which position he now holds. He has written some outstanding books in the field of education, and holds mem- bership in countless fraternities, national honor organizations and educational asso- ciations. -1 m 32 f 5 Bmb l3p l r i • 1 1 | B lli -- " " " - . J 1 |E ji £ i ■ " V rT ft «i J Sis ' fe. « II: ,1 Sfc a A D«isiriRA iii€m ft E ft N •V • if aJMSfeg ® SIMM ' S ft President RALPH WIEST SCHLOSSER, Litt.D. 8k ....„■ !S@ v -4-. ■-■ 1 • it . r Sfeiffi 15 The ETONIAN of past years has in a pictorial way pre- served the history of Elizabethtown College to the satisfaction of our entire college constituency; and the Editor-in-Chief and his staff of this year ' s edition have labored faithfully in pre- senting scenes and in recounting 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 struggle 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 associations 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 af- fords 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 place of business of our alumni and friends. Everyone perusing the pages 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 pro- gressive 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 poli- cies 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 recollections of the profitable years spent in association with those who became their intimate friends. R. W . Schlosser. m 1- = STL, " J T7 « ' r ' . " 1 -- ■ ' 1 ' 7 - ' — ' • a PS ' -! ' ■ ,- ' 5n §►■: 1 «£»» SfcJUKir -G.-r j2 «5$ ft v. 1 f IK ,-• i a, Sir, ;£ ;;-, HcMZtd on tulteel Officers of the Board H. K. OBER, President A. S. BAUGHER, Vice-President F. S. CARPER, Secretary J. Z. HERR, Treasurer Executive Committee H. K. OBER F. S. CARPER J. E. TRIMMER R. W. SCHLOSSER A. G. BREIDENSTINE Finance Committee H K. OBER G. A. W. STOUFFER F. S. CARPER R. W. SCHLOSSER J. Z. HERR Equipment Committee R. W. SCHLOSSER J. Z. HERR RUFUS ROYER J. M. MILLER 16 . - -. Mm ■■ ' .- - - r r ' ■ • ; ' ' • ; $m Wm ■■ v.- --■ ' ; " ' ■:- - (ACUITY 6 ' ; ' ■■ St. N -55fcj, %» n iir ' ■{ .f i ■■ ■ 1?; dWLij naif ■TO «rL r ' ' 9.?! ' . K •,•1 Hi % • -. ' ,-. - ' rfi .,.. ■ --..H- if i J S ■ " I v- 4 I »- vie .- »»:• V ir 3tiU 1 P irti ' !lgj« ar f«. ' TtLCuLtL . C. BAUGHER. Ph.D. Dean of College and Professor of Chemistry A.B. Elizabethtown College. 1922 B.S. Franklin and Marshall College. 1922 M.S. University of Pennsylvania, 1928 Ph.D. New York University. 1937 GUY R. SAYLOR, A.M. Professor of Romance Languages Graduate Millersville State Normal School, 1922 A.B. Elizabethtown College, 1926 A.M. University of Pennsylvania, 1932 Graduate Student. University of Pennsylvania, 1934-1937 Principal, Lititz High School, 1927-1929 REBEKAH S. SHEAFFER, A.M. Dean of Women and Professor of English A.B. Ursinus College. 1919 A.M. Columbia University, 1929 Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania, 1934-1937 Principal Woodstown. N. J., High School, 1921-1928 A. G BREIDENSTINE. Ed.D. Professor of Secondary Education B.S. Elizabethtown College, 1927 M.Ed. Temple University, 1934 Ed.D. Temple University, 1936 Member Nat. Educ. Asso. and Phi Delta Kappa Principal of E. Lampeter Twp. High School, 1929-1937 18 LAVINIA ROOP WENGER, A.M. Professor of History and Elementary Education A.B. Western Maryland College, 1914 A.M. University of Pennsylvania. 1929 Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania, 1934 Professor, Delaware Public Schools, 1925-1929 LEWIS DAY ROSE, A.M. Librarian and Professor of German A.B. Ursinus College, 1911 A.M. University of Pennsylvania, 1932 Graduate Student. University of Pennsylvania, 1934 Member, American Library Association Member. Modern Language Association MARTHA MARTIN, A.B. .Associafe Professor of Bible A.B. Elizabethtown College, 1.924 Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania, 1934 Director Vacation Bible Schools, 1921-1928 FORREST G. WELLER, A.M. Professor of Sociology A.B. Manchester College, 1925 A.M. University of Chicago, 1927 Graduate Student, University of Chicago, 1926-27, 1930, 1932-34. 1937- Member, American Society of Sociology Member, Amer. Academy of Political and Social Science 19 rk e £t onian ill T racult y KWi GERTRUDE ROYER MEYER Instructor in Piano Graduate in Music, Western Maryland College, 1913 Student. Peabody Music Conservatory, 1913-1917 Graduate Student. Columbia University, 1925-1927 EPHRAIM GIBBEL MEYER, A.M. Professor of Voice and Director of Music A.B. Elizabethtown College, 1924 Student. American Conservatory of Music, 1921 A.M. Columbia University, 1930 LUELLA FOGELSANGER. A.M. Professor of Commercial Education A.B. Juniata. 1926 A.M. Columbia University. 1933 Graduate Student, Columbia University, 1934-1935 CHARLES DeW. HOWELL, Ph.D. Professor of Biology A.B. Oberlin College. 1932 Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University, 1937 Instructor in Zoology, U. of Maryland, 1935-1937 Member. Sigma Xi and American Association for Ad- vancement of Science 20 R. HERR. A.B. Coach of Athletics A.B. Franklin and Marshall College. 1916 Graduate Student. University of Pennsylvania. 1934 Supervisor Physical Educ. North Braddock, 1919-1921 LUELLA MAY BOWMAN, A.M. Professor of Typewriting and Shorthand A.B. University of Denver, 1918 A.M. Columbia University, 1928 Graduate Student. University of Pennsylvania, 1934 Instructor, State Normal School, Slippery Rock, 1920-1925 « DONALD M. HILL, Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics and Physics B.S. Juniata College, 1929 Ph.D. Rutgers University, 1935 Member, American Physical Society and Sigma Xi MARY B. REBER, BE. Instructor in Art B.E. Elizabethtown College, 1905 Art Student. Albright College Instructor in School Art Supervision 21 tL onLdn ill f ra.cu.LtL J. Z. HERR. B.E. Treasurer and Business Manager EFFIE L. SHANK Secretary to the Dean LEONA M. REINHOLD BooA-Aceper DOROTHY METZLER Secretery to President and Treasurer 22 iS |!Uuf j£ ffifjf w •A 1 , ♦ " • " ' I JHpr $5 Classes , :« ft J, ffl iiTWi 5 .tfir.- «•«« j- . Stew " . T is , -f 4 — ' i - .T i to ■j ' • i ..- • •a J ' - j •tJJ 11 ■ rW 1 £ enLoti JAMES H. BEAHM Greencastle, Pa. Liberal Arts Student Government, president, 4; Debating, 4; Chorus, 3; Ministerium, 3, 4, president, 3; Candles, 4; Volunteers, 3, 4; Sock and Buskin, 3, 4; Y. M. C. A. " Jimmy is just a real jolly Christian youth with purposes, not only wishes. Keep your chin up " Jimmy " it ' s the cause not the death that makes the martyr. f% |P RALPH FISHER CORBY Morrisdale, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Ralph came to us late, but he made his mark early. His robust personality and his flashing smile have pushed him right up front. LANDIS H. EBY Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Commerciantes, 3; Y. M. C. A., 3, manager; Baseball; Tennis. His booming laugh and his shrewd common sense have put him in a unique position, i.e., a day student who is close to college life and interests. Tf GRACE ERNST Chambersburg, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Y. W. C. A., 1, 2. 3, 4, Cabinet; Sock and Buskin, 3, 4; Student Council. 3, 4, President, 4; Student Senate, 3, 4. Nature cast her on top of the pile, and her winning ways plus her keen intelligence have kept her right up on top. She is destined to have life eating right out of her hand. 26 .WB LOIS N. GARBER Elementary Ed. Mount Joy, Pa. How glad we are that Lois came to E-town for her Senior year after spending 3 years at E. M S. To those of us who know her she is the embodiment of all the graces that go to making a fine Christian character. We know that she will do her bit and do it well, what ' er that bit may be. JOHN GLASS Lancaster. Pa. B.S. in Science Sigma Zeta. 3, 4; Y. M. C. A.. 3. 4. Meet the master scientist of E-town. none other than Mr. Glass. If you are disturbed by a problem in Chemistry, just turn to him for he will have a solution. We expect great things from him in the future. CARL G. HERR Elizabethtown, Pa. Liberal Arts Debating. 3. 4, Manager. 4; Zeta Sigma Pi, 3. 4. Presi- dent. 4; Etownian. 3. 4, Business Manager. 4; Y. M. C. A., 1, 2, 3. 4; Student Council. 1. 3. 4; Candles, 3, 4. Secretary, 4; Vice-President. Senior Class. When you want to learn the technique of debating or the interpretation of law, just turn to Mr. Herr, our star debater and future lawyer. Judging from his ability to deal with people and his determination to get ahead, we predict great success for him in the field of law. PAUL HOFFMAN York, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Ed. Secretary Student Council. 4; President Men ' s Coun- cil. 4; Student Senate; Y. M. C. A„ 3; Sock and Buskin; Senior Play; Zeta Sigma Pi, corresponding secretary; Vice-President Junior Class. A teacher now — but later he ' s aiming for the ministry. However there are other interests among which are football (perhaps he should go to Notre Dame) roller skating, kidding, socializing and a good time. 27 -fke oman eriLOtl ' 34 JAMES LINTON Philadelphia, Pa. Liberal Arts Basketball. 1; Y. M. C. A., 4; Etonian. 2; Etonian Editor; Tennis. 3; Sock and Buskin. 1; Chorus. 3. " Jimmv the clever, the likeable, the jovial, hails from the Masonic Homes. He is a most studious and ambitious young man, though not so much as to make him unsociable. He is famous for that " horse laugh and his wit and cleverness. One thing is sure, where " Jimmy " is there ' s sure to be lots of fun and frolic. MARGARET MILLER Lititz, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Ed. Y. W. C. A.. 4. Vice-President Junior, President Senior; Student Volunteers, 4, Vice-President, 4; A Cappella Choir, 4; Etonian Staff, Assistant Business Manager. Imagine the class without Peggy. If it were not for her pep we should often be a dull gang. Peggy is a favorite among us all with her ready laugh and bubbling gaiety. Her qualities are such as to make her popular with all with whom she comes in contact. MILDRED MILLER Ephrata, Pa. Liberal Arts Sock and Buskin, 1, 2, 3, secretary, treasurer. 4. president; Basketball. 1. 2. 3. Captain. 4; Y. W. C. A.. 1, 2. 3, treasurer, vice-president, 4; Zeta Sigma Pi, 3, 4; Tau Kappa Alpha, 3, 4; Debating. 2, 3, manager; Choir, 1, 2, 3. 4; Student Volunteers. 1, 2. 3. 4; Class, 2, Vice-President, 3 Treasurer, 4 Treas. " Mill has a definite awareness of where she is going and positive likes and dislikes frankly expressed which leave one in no doubt as to the quality of the underlying character. MARY MOORE Lititz, Pa. Y. W. C. A . 2. 3. 4; " Y " Cabinet, 3; Student Volun- teers, 2, 3, 4; Vice-President. 4; Chorus, 2. 3, 4; Secretary, 3; Women ' s Octette, 2, 3, 4; Women ' s Student Council. 3. 4; Manchester College. 1. The power of music and the vigor of a hearty laugh have endeared this young lady to the class of 1938. You ' ll no doubt hear her with the Metropolitan Opera Company within the next moon. 28 HELEN MYERS Hanover, Pa. Liberal Arts Y. W. C. A., 1. 2. 3. 4; Student Volunteers. 1. 2. 3. Correspondence Secretary. 4: Sock and Buskin. 3. 4; Zeta Sigma Pi. 4; Choir, 2, 3, 4; Negative Debating Team. 3. Captain. Neither flashy nor spectacular, but a dependable plugger who has advanced steadily though imperticibility, she will attempt to give young America a new national understanding through the medium of the foreign languages. ROY PFALTZGRAFF York. Pa Pre-Medical Etonian. Business Manager. 3, 4; Sigma Zeta Pi, President. 2. 3. 4; Volunteers, 1, 2, 3, 4; Y. M. C. A., 1. 2. 3. 4: Chorus. 1. 2, 3. This young gentleman is tall and slim, possesses a pleasing personality, and is a very willing worker. Both in class and in extra-curricular activities he has shown the great ability he possesses. Here s wishing you success, Roy. DAVID RAFFENSBERGER Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Sciences Y. M. C. A., 3. Meet the star mathematics student of Elizabethtown, David Ralfensberger. His love of hard work and his intellectual ability guarantee that he will really go places in the future. We wish him success. LUKE SAUDER Lancaster. Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. President of Class, 3. 4; Commerciantes, 1, 2, 3. President. 4; Varsity Basketball, 2, 3, 4 ; President Athletic Association, 4; Candles. 4; Advertising Mana- ger Etonian. 4; Who ' s Who in American Colleges. 4. Luke Sauder. President of our class and a business man as well. You will see him organizing a trip for the Commer- ciantes or putting one through the basket while the bleachers cheer. Luke has moved ahead here at college and the college is not the worst for it. He will pass on to High School students the principles of better business. 29 tkt oman J3 eniotl M W. L. SCHAEFER, JR. Middletown, Pa. B.S. in Science Sigma Zeta, 3. 4; Sock and Buskin, 3, 4. " Bill " always has a jovial smile, a sense of humor, a grim determination to do his best, which, when considered with his blond hair, tend to purge his environment with a bit of romanticism. Who knows! He may even become another Dr. Dafoe. REU SEAGRIST Halifax, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Baseball, 1, 2, 3, Captain, 4; Basketball Junior Varsity, 1, 2, 3, 4; Y. M. C. A., 1. 2, 3. 4; Intramural Sports. He can hit like a demon and field like a machine, attributes which any big leaguer would like to have. We don ' t know when he ' ll sign his contract. PAUL SHENK Sheridan, Pa. B.S. in Economics or Commercial Education Commercial Club, 3, 4; Y. M. C. A., 3; Intramural Basketball, 3, 4. Paul is quiet, unobtrusive and friendly to the casual observer but his ready wit and insight show up at a bull session and his neighbors in the dormitory (since the faculty moved out) can vouch for the fact that he is right there. Whether he becomes teacher or goes into business we wish him success and happiness. M. RICHARD SHAULL Felton, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Student Volunteers, 1, 2, 3, President, 4; Varsity Debating Manager, 3. 4; Tau Kappa Alpha, 3, 4; Candles, 2, President, 3, 4; Zeta Sigma Pi, 3, Vice- President, 4; Christian International Relations Club, 4. He started slowly, but his mental horizon and his physical compass have increased by leaps and bounds, until he can now be termed a real thinking Senior and a " veritable Romeo. " 30 MARY ELLEN STEHMAN Lancaster. Pa. Liberal Arts Y. W. C. A., 1. 2. 3. Secretary, 4; Student Senate, 4; Zeta Sigma Pi. 4. Treasurer. Another of those elusive day students that can never be found when wanted. Our petite friend drives religiously from Lancaster to E-town everyday to apply herself studiously in the task of getting a broad education. Mary Ellen is a friend to all her classmates and we will surely miss her merry laugh and pleasant smile. Here ' s for her continued happiness throughout life. ROY RUDISILL Wrightsville, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education Y. M. C. A.. 4. President. Secretary. 3; Baseball. 2, 3. 4; Basketball. 2, 3; Captain. 4; Candles, 3. Treas- urer, 4; Who ' s Who in American Colleges. 4; Year Book of American Colleges. 4. Rudy ' s long and lank and lean, Rudy plays good ball, Be it basket or be it base, it matters not at all. Hiking too is tops with him; history he likes too; The same with social science; but French it is his Waterloo. JANE ANN WILLIAMS Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Commerciantes. 2, 3: Chorus, 2, 3. 4. She s a commercial student and she knows her stuff but all the School Directors think she ' s too young to teach. Jane likes to sing and dance, too. So boys here s your chance. BEVERLY NOLL Lehighton, Pa. Commercial Sock and Buskin. 4; Chorus. 4; Y. W. C. A . 4. A late comer to the campus, her natural proclivity for social mixability and downright good fun soon made for her the opening that the " Hill is ever ready to grant to deservers. 31 -fkt £t onLdn p|pW Mm ? ' ' ■ ' •t ' - ' r • - r r i nlot 2bil - - ilto ' ntj Write the Class History, I murmur, wondering if this is another bad dream. Be- fore I can decide whether it is, I have promised to perform that service for which I do not feel qualified. I don ' t know our History. It doesn ' t seem like History, for past and present are strands intermixed and no order seems to be forthcoming. Was it yesterday that we arrived on the campus and excitedly entered into the social events of the first week? Was it three years ago that we were the first class to pull the Sophomores in the lake? That Freshman party which wasn ' t broken up. The class meetings and the field meet. I don ' t know who won but I remember a hot argument about something. Bull sessions, speeches for Expression. Term papers, frogs in the laboratory and in the lake. Ball team beats Juniata in eleventh inning. And the year- books written full by our fellow students, a house party at Mount Gretna. And, then we were Juniors. Not so many people to stand aside for. Not so many of us. Not so long until, we like our classmates, would be passing on the knowledge we had learned. Peace propaganda. Hot religious discussions. Student council meetings. Banquet with Seniors. Exams, Commencement; next year it will be us. Back again waiting to register. Lots of new faces. Roller skating. Practice teaching. Pictures for yearbook. Pep meetings. Basketball team really beats Juniata. Snow hike. Spring fever hits the Campus. More baseball. More work. Classmates get into medical school. Some have jobs. Some still looking. It will all soon be History, but it isn ' t yet. 32 ■ ' i ' S T J -»- 1 V .S- Tr ■ IOIIRS I w umoti STANFORD L. BAUGHER Hcrshcy. Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Y. M. C. A.. 2. 3; Baseball, 2. 3; Basketball 2, 3. " Tarn " spent his freshman year at Juniata, then came to Etown and helped us beat Juniata in that spectacular baseball game of two seasons ago. " Tarn " takes- things as they come, fearless of the future. MARION WINIFRED BARDELL Millerstown. Pa. Liberal Arts Y. W. C. A.. 1. 2, 3. treasurer 2 years; Commerci- antes. 2. 3; Women s Student Council, secretary 3; Junior Class, treasurer. " Always laughing, always chattering, always blithe and gay. " For the past year " Fritz " has served as the watchful guardian of the class treasury. Her patient and unhurried disposition has won for her recognition in curricular and extra-curricular activities. " Fritz " is best known to the girl s Dorm as a foster- mother of stray cats and a brewer of black midnight coffee. CHARLES C. BOOZ Souderton. Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Chorus, 2, 3; Volunteers, 3. In his three years here " Major has won for himself undying fame as a humorist. He is the college wit. " Major " has a very winning personality and during his college life has formed many- las ting friendships. He also has ability in music. After listen- ing to his impersonations of certain orchestra leaders, we are convinced that he could succeed as an entertainer. ESTHER BRANT Dallastown. Pa. Elementary Ed. Y. W. C. A., 1. 2, 3, cabinet member; Volunteers. 1, 2. 3; Student Senate. 3. secretary. " A [ace with gladness overspread so[t smiles, by human kindness bred. " Esther s sympathetic and kind Christian character has endeared this sunny little girl to all who know her. Because of her sincerity and willingness to serve, she has become an active participant in social and religious activities on the campus. 34 LOIS ELIZABETH BREHM Hummelstown, Pa. D.S. in Commercial Ed. Commerciantes. 1. 2, 3. secretary, 1. vice-president. 1: Sock and Buskin. 2. 3. secretary-treasurer. 1; A Cappella Choir. 3: Y. W. C. A.. 1. 2. 3; Etownian. 3 Lois is a winsome lass who has what it takes. She is always tidy in her work and appearance. With ever a pleasant smile for everyone, she has established herself firmly in the hearts of all her associates. Luck to you. Lois, in your pursuit of a Com- mercial Teaching position! MILDRED M. BRL1BAKER Selinsgrove. Pa. Elementary Ed. Y. W. C. A.. 2. 3; Zeta Sigma Pi Club. 3. Mildred is one of the most industrious students in the class. With honest endeavor and great zeal she does whatever task faces her. That she is satisfied with nothing less than the best is shown by her high scholastic attainments. We know she will succeed in the teaching profession, for her personality will make her students love her. Best of luck, Mildred! ALBERT F. BZURA Ranshaw. Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Commerciantes. 1. 2. 3; Sock and Buskin. 1. 2. 3; Debating. 3. Etonian, assistant business manager, 1. Etownian. 1. 2. 3. editor-in-chief. 3; Candles. 3; Choir. 3. A brilliant, dashing, fair-haired gentleman from the coal re- gions. Albert has taught us a lesson in tolerance and has broad- ened our views Although he always attempts more work than it is humanly possible to accomplish, he becomes proficient in nearly everything he sets his mind to do. As " Mr. Editor. Albert has won fame directing the affairs of the Etownian. PAUL K CASSEL Fairview Village, Pa. A.B. Liberal Arts Sock and Buskin. 1. 2. 3; Baseball. 1, 2 3; Cheer Leader. 3: Etownian, 1. 2. 3; Volunteers, 1. 2. 3. Paul, better known as " Mooch is a happy-go-lucky fellow who manages to have a good time without neglecting his studies too much. " Mooch aspires to be a journalist, but hav- ing seen him perform on the stage, we believe he could also succeed as an actor. 35 ■fkt oman 19 untoti EVELYN JENNIE DUERST Columbia, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Commerciantes, 1, 2, 3; Y. W. C. A., 1. 2, 3; Sock and Buskin. 1, 2. 3; Debating Team; Etownian, 3. This dark-haired lass from Columbia can usually be found where there is dancing, laughter and gayety. She is training for the Commercial teaching field and will, we feel sure, pro- duce many efficient stenographers, secretaries, and bookkeepers wherever she may be employed. RALPH N. DUNCAN Mechanicsburg, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Ed. Sigma Zeta, 2, 3; Y. M. C. A.. 2, 3. This quiet, thoughtful Junior is the last of a rapidly vanishing race; he is a plodder. Lacking that impulsiveness and impetu- osity which so often proves detrimental, it is Ralph ' s method of consistently striving toward a goal without giving up which we admire. Success is bound to result from such perseverence. ROBERT F. ESHLEMAN Florin, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Y. M. C. A., 2, 3, cabinet; Commerciantes, 2. 3; Student Volunteers, 2, 3; Choir, 2, 3; Debating, 3. Bob is a thoroughgoing fellow with a mighty fair sense of humoi. Living off campus he .has to make a five-mile trip every day for his education Since he has a true sense of values and is determined to get ahead, we feel that he will succeed as a Commercial teacher. JOHN ESPENSHADE Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Ed. Baseball. 1, 2, 3; Basketball, 2, 3. Corpulent Johnnie is characterized by his flashing defensive wit, which bears no marks of a sword thrust. Moroseness vanishes with the morning vapors when the sunshine of his presence appears. To be near Johnnie is to be revitalized. 36 SAMUEL G. GEYER Elizabethtown. Pa. B.S. in Science Sigma Zeta. 2, 3, secretary-treasurer. Sam is an ardent political fan, but his prophecies are not in- fallible. His convictions, however, are to be commended. It is in science that his major interests lie. Next year Sam will enter medical school and in a few years will be bringing health and happiness to the homes of his classmates, who knows? ELMER GLEIM Harrisburg. Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Ministerium. 1. 2. 3. president 1 year; International Relations Club; Y. M. C. A.. 2, 3. 1 year treasurer, 1 year vice-president; Student Volunteers. 2, 3; Candles. 3; Baseball. 2. 3; Etownian, 3, news editor. The classic question of yesteryear, " where ' s Elmer? " , receives added significance upon our campus. For. whenever someone is needed to take over a responsibility or to look after a task. Elmer is often the one who ' s sought. In his varied fields of interest, particularly the ministry and religious service, he has done commendable work during his three years, here. FLOYD H. GUTSHALL Elizabethtown. Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Athletic Manager, 1. 2. 3; Commerciantes. 1. 2. 3. Meet the wisecracking milkman from the Masonic Homes, whose efficient and capable handling of the managership of the basketball and tennis teams has made him a valuable per- son on College Hill. Floyd ' s business-like methods are sure to be of aid in future life, especially in his chosen field of commercial work. The best of luck. Floyd! AARON B. HERR Farmersville, Pa. B.S. in Science Etownian. 1 , 2. 3; associate editor 1 year; Student Council. 2, 3, secretary 1 year: Etonian, assistant editor; Sigma Zeta, 2. 3. vice-president 1 year; Candles. 3; Sophmore Class Treasurer. The keen wit and humor of this light-haired genius has given us many a laugh. Although he doesn ' t talk much, when he does it ' s woiih listening to. Aaron is also known for his intellectual attainments and for his friendly, helping attitude. No one who has ever come to him seeking help has gone away empty-handed. 37 o J Tk ft oman ;? ' unLOti w Halifax. Pa. GARLAND HOOVER B.S. in Secondary Ed. Sock and Buskin. 3; International Relations Club, 3; Choir, 3. " Herby. nicknamed for the ex-President, shows some of his namesake ' s inclinations along lines of politics. These inclina- tions have been very well shown in the class in American History. However, far from having a one track mind, he has also been active in extra-curriculars and in social functions, where the ladies lind him an interesting companion. SAM R. JONES Aurora. New York B.S. in Commercial Ed. Student Senate, 3, treasurer; Sock and Buskin. 2, 3: Commerciantes. 2. 3; President of the Student Gov- ernment 1938-39; Vice-President of the Junior Class; Basketball. 1, 2, 3; Baseball. 1. 2, 3. Sam is a business man who means business. Straight for- ward, square shooting, sportsmanlike. Sam plays the game, whether it be athletics, studies, or associations with the many who count him friend. Sam is a native of New York State and we say " If all New Yorkers are like Sam. let ' s have more of them. " ARTHUR J. RISSER Elizabethtown. Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ed. Y. M. C. A.. 3; Baseball. 3; Tennis. 3. A. ). has been with us but one year, having previously at- tended Pcnn State. Goshen, and Duke; but even so his friendly personality and willingness to cooperate have won him many firm friends. JAMES MARTIN Lebanon. Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts A Cappella Choir. 1. 2, 3, president 1 year; Tennis Team 1. 2. 3; Volunteers; Etownian Staff; Zeta Sigma Pi. Jim s reliability is proverbial; ask him to do a task and you can depend upon it that it will be done promptly. His well- rounded personality is reflected in his various interests as scholar, pianist, and tennis player. Although he appears to be reserved, he is a very close friend to those who know him best. 38 HAROLD SAYLOR Red Lion, Pa. B.S. in Science Sock and Buskin. 3: Sophomore Class President; Jun- ior Class President; Baseball. 1. 2. 3: Basketball. 2, 3. His outstanding athletic record, his straightforward executive- ship of the Class of 1939 and his all-round good fellowship have made him thoroughly respected and admired on the " Hill. " fkt £t oman K HHMBrowVtSsSH B Quni t (2Ul± iihtotu It was September 1935 and all over the land the students were returning to school, many of them to institutions where they were entire strangers. For the fifty-seven freshmen at Etown that feeling of strangeness quickly wore off with the usual round of social activities designed to make them feel at home. After a few weeks of college life, in which they learned that they were also ex- pected to work, they began to realize that there were certain traditions and regulations which had to be respected. Although they chafed under these seemingly useless re- strictions, they later recognized their value in making them into better men and women. The first attempt at organization in the class resulted in the election of Harold Saylor as president. That the choice was a satisfactory one is proved by the fact that he has been serving in that position ever since. Their president has just as enviable a record in athletics, having been catcher on the baseball team for the past three years. Other Juniors active as athletes, both in basketball and baseball, include Sam Jones, Elmer Gleim, John Espenshade, and " Tam " Baugher. James Martin reached top place in music on the campus as president of the A Cappella Choir this year. As editor of the Etownian, Albert Bzura deserves credit for his thankless job of disseminating the news. However, a list of all the faithful public servants in the class would include every one, for all were active in one field or another, and often in several. 39 EST. 1 H fHa St .j T ;f,f (iV- Nor ha ve the Juniors lagged socially. As Freshmen they were entertained by the Sophomores at a Christmas party, and in the second semester sponsored a roller skat- ing party of their own. At the close of the sophomore year they held the traditional house party at Mt. Gretna, accompanied by Prof, and Mrs. Wenger. Most of the girls of the class " graduated " to various elementary schools after two years, leaving no more than six of the female gender among the Juniors. It is not the desire of the class to boast of its past accomplishments. They only regret that they have not been able to do more. At any rate they have whole-heartedly entered into the idea of becoming educated for service. The work of the class lies in the future. As individually they build on such solid foundations as they have laid in college, they will realize that the aim of each should add to the common good of all. The senior year is looked forward to with pleasure. Plans are already being made for the production of a class play. Whatever may be done next year, one thing is certain: The class of ' 39 will have received more good from college than they can ever hope to pay for. This realization should give them the firm resolve to live the ideals of the college, and to share among others the good things they have re- ceived here. College days will soon be gone, but they will always live on in memory and exert an influence on all the future life of each student. That influence will spur him on to attempt greater tasks and direct him toward a richer and fuller life. As Tennyson has said it : " I am a parr of all that I have met; Yet all experience is an arch wherethrough Gleams that untraveled world whose margin fades For ever and for ever when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnished, not to shine in use! As though to breathe were life! " 40 13? r mmk iSS wi ASF i Xnti ' ft ■ ' J j Uv i yM a »• IP « SmPMMOKES Sf f !» vO ' x.fl r- •■ tut 3 %3 5v ' 4(1 So an lomotei NORMAN BAUGHER Hershey, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Tennis, 2 years (Captain) Basketball, 2 years Ministerium, 2 years Volunteers, 2 years Y. M. C. A., 2 years. Treasurer Sophomore Class Presid ent Candles, 1 year LENA BRIGHTBILL Myerstown, Pa. B.S. Commercial Education Girls Athletic Manager, 2 years Athletic Association Secretary, 1 year Athletic Council, 1 year, Secretary Commerciantes, 2 years, Secretary Basketball. 2 years Y. W. C. A., 2 years MABEL CRONE York Haven, Pa. Elementary Education Student Volunteers, 1 year Y. W. C. A., 2 years ROBERT S. ADAMS Reamstown, Pa. A.B. Liberal Arts Chorus Choir, 2 years Y. M. C. A. Zeta Sigma Pi, 1 year, ' 38 Candles, 1 year, ' 38 Student Volunteers, 2 years DAVID L. BRANDT Marietta, Pa. Liberal Arts Sports Editor, Etownian (2nd year on staff) VIRJEAN CAMPBELL Summerdale. Pa. Commercial Secretarial Y. W. C. A.. 2 years Commerciantes, 2 years MARGARET CURRY Palmyra, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Y. W. C. A., 2 years. Cabinet 1 year Student Volunteers, 2 yrs, Sec. 1 yr. Sock and Buskin, 1 year Basketball. 2 years Cheer Leader, 2 years A Cappella Choir, 2 years Class Secretary, 2 years 42 HELEN DUDER Monson, Mass. B.S. Elemenary Education Y. W. C. A., 1, 2 Sock and Buskin, 1, 2 Etownian, 1, 2 A Cappclla Choir, 2 ORPHA M. FRANTZ Rehrersburg, Pa. B.S. Elementary Education A Cappella Choir. 2 years Student Volunteers, 2 years Y. W. C. A., 2 years THOMAS M. GARBER Elizabethtown, Pa. Commercial Education Tennis, 2 years Commerciantes, 2 years BETTY GOOD Waynesboro, Pa. Secretary Course Commerciantes, 2 years LUKE EBERSOLE Hershey, Pa. Liberal Arts Y. M. C. A., 2 years, Secretary 1 year Chorus. 2 years Sock and Buskin, 2 years Ministerium, 2 years Student Volunteers, 2 yrs., Treas. 1 yr. Candles, 1 year BETTY JEAN FREEMAN Elizabethtown, Pa. Secretarial, 2 years course Commerciantes, 2 years CURTIS A. GERHART Wernersville, Pa. Commercial Education Junior Varsity Basketball, Commerciantes, 2 years Y. M. C. A., 1 year years -TL ft oma.n 43 Sopk itymotel MERLE K. HECKLER Windher, Pa. Business Administration Course Y. M. C. A., 2 years Student Council, 2 years Basketball. 2 years Athletic Manager, I year International Relationships Club, 1 yr. Commerciantes, 2 years HAZEL R. HUTCHISON Camp Hill, Pa. Elementary Course V. W. C. A., 2 years Student Volunteers, 2 years Etownian Staff, 2 years JAMES S. KIEFER Elizabethtown, Pa. Liberal Arts Chorus, 2 years GEORGE HARTING Stevens, Pa. Liberal Arts Chorus, 1 year JEAN HERSHEY Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. Science GALEN V. JONES Aurora-on-Cayuga, N. Y. B.S. in Commercial Education Treasurer Freshman Class Basketball, 1 year, Varsity 2 years Junior Varsity Baseball. I year Commerciantes, 2 years Y. M. C. A., 1 yer ERNEST KING Richland, Pa. Commercial Course Chorus, 1 year Commerciantes, 2 years Y. M. C. A.. 2 years Athletic Manager, 2 years 44 MIRIAM KLINE Elizabethtown, Pa. A Cappclla Choir, 2 Y. W. C. A. REINFRIED F. KOHLER Belvidere. N. J. Liberal Arts Course ARTHUR V. KULP Mt. Joy. Pa. B.S. Commercial Education Etownian Staff, Mgr. of Adv., 1 yr. Y. M. C. A.. 1 year Commerciantes. 2 yrs.. 1 yr., Treas. Treasurer Sophomore Class Soccer, I year SARA LEOPOLD Collegeville. Pa. Elementary Education HERBERT C. LEFEVER York. Pa. Secondary Education Baseball, 2 years Soccer, 1 year LESTER MANBECK Myerstown, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education International Relations Club, 2 years Sigma Zeta, 1 year Soccer, 2 years Baseball. 2 years Basketball. Junior Varsity, 2 years -fke KENNETH LEISTER McAlisterville, Pa. Commercial Education Etownian. Circulation Manager, I yr. Y. M. C. A.. 2 years Commerciantes, 2 years Soccer, 1 year •»» % A ' 4(1 45 onLtzn Sopk lomotei. mary f. Mcdowell Stewartstown, Pa. Elementary Course Student Volunteers, 1 year Y. W. C. A., 2 years NATHAN MEYER Lebanon, Pa. Elementary Education Y. M. C. A., 2 years Chorus, 1 year Basketball, Junior Varsity, 2 years Baseball, 2 years International Relations Club, 1 year FLOY MYER Stevens, Pa. Elementary Education Y. W. C. A.. 2 years A Cappella Choir, 2 yrs., 1 yr. Sec. Basketball. 2 years Student Volunteers, 2 years Opera " The Bartered Bride " Sock and Buskin, 1 year Student Senate, 1 year J. EVERETT MARSTELLAR Shrewsbury, Pa. Elementary Education Athletic Manager. 2 years LEAH MEYER Lebanon, Pa. Y. W. C. A.. 1 Volunteers, 2 Choir. 1 HELEN E. MILLER Felton, Penna. Elementary Education Y. W. C. A.. 1 year BEATRICE MYERS Hanover, Pa. Liberal Arts Student Volunteers, 2 years Y. W. C. A., 2 years Etownian Staff, 2 years Junior Sock and Buskin, 1 year 46 HENRY OBERHOLTZER Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Science Sigma Zeta, 1 year Etownian Reporter, 1 year Art Editor Etonian Chemical Laboratory Assistant, 1 yr. Y. M. C. A.. 1 year FRIEDA SHAULL Felton, Pa. Elementary Education Basketball, 2 years Y. W. C. A., 1 year ARLENE SHAFFER Dillsburg, Pa. Elementary Education Student Volunteers, 2 Y. W. C. A., 2 years years RUTH I. STINE Glen Rock. Pa. B.S. Elementary Education Y. W. C. A.. 2 years Student Volunteers, 2 years 11 ft MAURICE H. RISHEL York, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Athletic Manager, 2 years Head of Cheerleader, 1 year Cheerleader, 1 year Sock and Buskin, 1 year RUTH RISHEL York, Pa. Y. W. C. A., 1, 2 Student Council, 1 Basketball, 1, 2 Student Volunteers, Debating, 1 1. 2 DALE SMITH Windsor. Pa. B.S. in Science Baseball, 1 year 47 onian 43 Soph. lomote.i ISABELLA SEAGR1ST Halifax, Pa. Elementary Education Basketball, 2 years Y. W. C. A., 2 years RALPH G. THOME Elizabcthtown. Pa. B.S. in Science MARY VELTER Linglestown. Pa. Elementary Education Y. W. C. A.. 1. 2 A Cappella Choir, 1, 2 Basketball. 1, 2 Sock and Buskin, 1, 2 RUTH SEIBERT Elizabethtown, Pa. Elementary Education A Cappella Choir, 2 Y. W. C. A.. 1. 2 OPHELIA TIEMANN Felton, Pa. Elementary Education Chorus, 2 years MARTHA VELTER Linglestown, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Basketball, 2 years Chorus. 2 years Y. W. C. A., 1 year C. DONALD WASSER Manheim, Pa. Pre-Medical Basketball, 1 48 GRACE WENGER Barcvillc. Pa. Liberal Arts Student Volunteers, 1 year Etownian Staff, 1 year Etonian Debating. 1 year Y. W. C. A.. 2 years OSCAR S. WISE Philadelphia, Pa. Liberal A rts PAUL WILSON Hummelstown, Pa. A.B. Liberal Arts Baseball. 2 years Student Volunteers, 2 years RUTH WISE Delta. Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Y. W. C. A., 2 years Student Volunteers, 1 year Tk onLdn S o-p. no mote (lLa.5i -liiltoty The crisp September days of 1936 found sixty-nine eager Freshmen crowding the registration office, social rooms, and dormitories. After the first days of organiza- tion and adjustment, the class began to attract the interest of older students. In spite of the hampering Freshman regulations, the young beaux and belles soon blossomed into social prominence. The crowning social event of the year was the Freshman party, when the men amply proved their ability to protect refreshments from the in- vading Sophomores. The second year at Elizabethtown found members of this ambitious class uphold- ing an unusual record for extra-curricular activity. " Chick " Baugher has ' won recog- nition for two years of hard work on the basketball and tennis teams. Not to be outdone in athletics is " Red " Meyer, the efficient baseball player. Nor have the men wore all the athletic honors: among the women basketball players is Lena Brightbill whose shots seldom fail. 49 ; own Illl I MS- ? mm. : •■• ' ■: ' s ffv git- In musical ability, the class rivals experienced upperclassmen. Chapel audiences have welcomed the appearances of the Sophomore quartets. The most outstanding soprano is Floy Myer, who had the leading role in " The Bartered Bride. " None the less famous is Bob Adams, the little man with the big voice. The Class is proud of its four ministers, Adams, Ebersole, Harting and Baughter. This abundance of spiritual advisers may account for the great interest in Student Volunteer and " Y " work. The Class has contributed two members to the Student Volunteer Cabinet, three to the " Y " Cabinets, and a host of active members to both organizations. Dramatic talent has not slighted the Sophomore Class. Of the eight Sock and Buskin members, five had large parts in " Penrod, " Helen Duder playing the leading role. The Etownian staff has welcomed among its reporters a large number of Sopho- mores. His peppy sports news has given prominence to Brandt ' s work. Leister and Kulp have been efficient members of the business staff. As the triumph of its leadership in extra-curriculars, the class had the privilege of seeing three of its members, Adams, Ebersole and Baugher elected to the Candles. With plans for a rollicking house party, at which to rest from two years of ener- getic work and to strengthen class ties, the class is drawing near the close of its second year, proud of its record as a group " strong in will to strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. " 50 ». - ' ;« tr {» . " IFlRJESIWItfll s Tie in men BERNICE BRANT Dallastown. Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Y. W. C. A. Student Volunteers JAMES BUFFENMEYER Bunkertown, Pa. Libera] Arts Athletic Manager Student Volunteers ANNA CARPER Palmyra. Pa. Liberal Arts Student Volunteers Chorus Etownian Reporter Y. W. C. A. JEANETTE BARNES Eiizabethtown. Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education V. W. C. A. Chorus PEARL N. BROCK Eiizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes RUTH E. CAMERON Millcrtown. Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Student Volunteers Basketball Y. W. C. A. ROSS COULSON Hanover. Pa. Elementary Education Basketball Tennis 52 CURTIS DAY New Freedom, B.S. in Science Baseball Pa. WILLIAM ELSASSER Cocolamus, Pa. Elementary Course V. M. C. A. JEANETTE ESPENSHADE Palmyra. Pa. Liberal Arts Student Volunteers. 1 Y. W. C. A.. 1 National Labor Relations Club, I BETTY FORNEY Lancaster, Pa. B.S. in Science Cheerleader Y. W. C. A. ROBERT FORNEY Elizabethtown, Pa. Commercial Course Chorus Commerciantes WILMER B. FRIDINGER Limeboro, Maryland Commercial Course Commerciantes Basketball JOHN A. GERBER Elizabethtown. Pa. Commercial Education Chorus n oman 53 rteik men LEAH GODFREY Red Lion, Pa. Elementary Education Basketball Y. W. C. A. Chorus Student Volunteers ANNA GRAYBILL Hershey, Pa. Elementary Course Y. W. C. A. VIOLET HACKMAN Lititz, Pa. Elementary Course Studcjit Volunteers Y. W. C. A. FLORENCE GETZ Lancaster. Pa. Secretarial Course Etownian Staff Commerciantes Cheerleader Y. W. C. A. EVELYN GONDER Lititz. Pa. Elementary Education Student Volunteers Y. W. C. A. BETTY GROUPE Middletown. Pa. Liberal Arts Course Y. W. C. A. RLITH HEINAMAN Bareville. Pa. Secretarial Course Basketball Y. W. C. A. Commerciantes 54 MARION HERR Elizabethtoun, Pa. RUTH HOLLINGER Lititz, Pa. Elementary Education Y. W. C. A. JEAN KAUFFMAN York. Pa. Elementary Education ERNEST LEFEVER York. Pa. Secondary Education Student Volunteers International Relations Club Y. M. C. A. MYRTLE HESS Lancaster. Pa. Y. W. C. A. MARGUERITE E. HOOVER Limeboro. Maryland Elementary Course Y. W. C. A. Cheerleader ROBERT KELLER Lititz. Pa. Liberal Arts Junior Varsity Basketball Tennis 55 Tkt oman iteik men ARLENE E. MILLER Lebanon, Pa. Elementary Education ESTHER A. MOORE Lebanon, Pa. Elementary Course E. MARIE OBERHOLTZER Elizabethtown, Pa. R.S. in Science CHARLOTTE MARY MARKEY York. Pa. Commercial Course Y. W. C. A. A Cappclla Choir LORAINE MILLER Fredericksburg. Pa. Elementary Course Chorus CATHERINE R. OBERHOLTZER Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Science ij ERNESTINE OLLER Palmyra. Pa. Secretarial Course 56 CLEO E. PFALTZGRAFF York. Pa. Science Course JENNY RAUKKO Rossville. Pa. Secretarial Course Commerciantes GLORIA RIOS Middletown. Pa. Secretarial Course Etownian Reporter ANNA PRICE Harleysville, Pa. Secretarial Course Girls Athletic Manager Commerciantes Y. W. C. A. LOWELL REDIENBAUGH Lititz, Pa. Liberal Arts Etownian Staff JAMES RISHEL York, Pa. B.S. in Science Freshman Manager LESTER A. RISSER Elizabethtown, Pa. Commercial 57 n omtzn rtelk men ALLEGRA ROYER Manchester, Pa. Secretarial Course Cheerleader Commerciantes Y. W. C. A. AUSTIN RUTH. JR. Hanover. Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Vice-President Freshman Class THEODORE SHECKART Bainbridge, Pa. Liberal Arts EARL S. SMITH Red Lion, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Commercial Club Y. M. C. A. Treasurer Freshman Class MILDRED E. SNODGRASS Woodbine. Pa. Commercial Education Commerciantes Y. W. C. A. JOHN HOWARD SPEIDEL Philadelphia. Pa. B.S. in Science Chorus President Freshman Clas ALLENE J. STAMBAUGH Spring Grove, Pa. Liberal Arts Y. W. C. A. 58 EMORY STOUFFER Progress, Pa. Commercial B.S. Y. M. C. A. Commerciantes Student Council Baseball MARY JANE STRITE Middletown, Pa. Commercial Education Basketball Commerciantes Y. W. C. A. ANNA L. SWEITZER Secretarial Course New Freedom, Pa. Commerciantes PHYLLIS THOMPSON Elizabethtown, Pa. Liberal Arts Etonian Reporter CHARLES C. WALKER Gap, Pa. Liberal Arts Baseball Y. M. C. A. International Relations Club Chorus E. MARK WEAVER East Petersburg, Pa. Liberal Arts Student Volunteers Chorus Y. M. C. A. WENONAH WILHELM Ephrata, Pa. B.S. in Science 7L £t 59 onLdn ' 41 « Him rzein men CHARLES WILSON Three Springs, Pa. Commercial STANLEY MELVIN DISNEY Elizabethtown, Pa. Commercial Education Basketball Baseball Etonian rteikman (j.La.56. -Hilt tu The Freshman Class that entered Elizabethtown College in September of 1937 was given a big reception in the form of socials, a skating party, a picnic supper, etc. But then why shouldn ' t the reception be big? For it was the largest Freshman class that has ever entered Elizabethtown College, having sixty-six members in all. In the intramural sports, baseball, soccer and basketball, they were unsuccessful, but they made a big flash in varsity sports. Stan Disney, center, and Ross Coulson, guard, were our contributions to the varsity basketball squad. And we might add, two very good contributions. The Frosh were well represented on the varsity baseball squad by " Dreamy " Day and Stan Disney on the mound, Charles Walker behind the bat and Emory Stauffer in the field. On the tennis team Bob Keller carried the Freshman banner. The Class of ' 41 collaborated with the Class of ' 40 to set a new custom at the annual Freshman party. In previous years it had been the custom for the Sophs to. try to crash the gate at the Freshman party. This attempt often resulted in property damage to the gymnasium. This year the Dean of Men, Dr. Musick, parleyed with the presidents of the two classes arranging a peaceful settlement. When the Frosh served their refreshments, the Sophs entered, bringing their own refreshments. When the re- freshments disappeared the Sophs also disappeared, allowing the Frosh to carry on peaceably. We hope they have set a precedent for future classes. Having excelled in athletics and socials, the Frosh have not been behind academi- cally. We have our scholarship students in the persons of Betty Forney, that attractive miss from East Petersburg; Betty Groupe, a daily commuter from Middle- town; Anna Carper, an intellectual product of Palmyra; Charles Walker, that wit and philologist from Gap; and finally the hometown John Howard Speidel. Considering all possibilities we cannot help but say that the Class of ' 41 is bound to make a big splash at dear old E. C. and in the world after College. 60 mm at : TV--? ■H ■J. A . • ; 3f — -- " • - - . : 3 ' ' P -V T £ JP- r s? ' N - , « ?»ii ' »i B " F w- - ' I SsS feS? 1 m ' c Aciiwiis ill v IP ? v tx- ! THE ETONIAN STAFF EDITORIAL STAFF Editor JAMES LINTON Associate Editor AARON HERR Athletic Editor DAVID BRANDT Senior Editor M. RICHARD SHAULL Junior Editor AARON HERR p , „ (LUKE EBERSOLE Sophomore Editors j G RACE WENGER Freshman Editor JOHN SPEIDEL Art Editor HENRY OBERHOLTZER BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager ROY F. PFALTZGRAFF Assistant Business Manager ALBERT BZURA Afverf smg? Manager LUKE SAUDER Assistant Advertising Manager DAVID RAFFENSBERGER Circulation Manager JAMES H. BEAHM Assistant Circulation Manager MARGARET MILLER 62 3E?1 63 THE ETOWNIAN BOARD OF CONTROL PROFESSOR REBEKAH SHEAFFER DR. T. K. MUSICK Editor-in-Chief ALBERT F. BZURA ' 39 Associate Editor AARON B. HERR ' 39 Sports Editor DAVID BRANDT ' 40 New Editor ELMER GLEIM ' 39 REPORTERS GRACE WENGER ' 40 RALPH DUNCAN ' 39 GLORIA RIOS ' 41 ANNA CARPER 41 HENRY OBERHOLTZER ' 41 LOIS BREHM ' 39 JAMES MARTIN ' 39 PHYLLIS THOMPSON ' 41 HELEN DUDER ' 40 LOWELL REIDENBAUGH ' 41 PAUL CASSEL ' 39 EVELYN DUERST ' 39 FLORENCE GETZ ' 41 MARGARET RUTH ' 41 BETTY GROUPE ' 41 HAZEL HUTCHINSON ' 40 BEATRICE MYERS ' 40 BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager CARL HERR Assistant Business Manager HERMAN LEISTER Circulation Manager KENNETH LEISTER Advertising Manager ARTHUR KULP LU yv -;.— ■ ' »■« ISpteiS mm P ■ I " mm Y. M. C. A. OFFICERS President ROY RUDISILL Vice-President ELMER GLEIM Secretary LUKE EBERSOLE Treasurer NORMAN BAUGHER Faculty Adviser DR. D. M. HILL The Y. M. C. A. has played a very active part in the religious and social life of the 1937-38 school year on College Hill. In cooperation with the Y. W. C. A. it has sponsored " Freshman Week " when the new students were introduced to the spiritual and social life of E-Town College. The program featured by Kirby Page was sponsored by the organizations. The Y. M. C. A. had their annual Christmas party for the less fortunate boys of town. They received useful presents and also were treated to all the refreshments they could eat. The most outstanding event of the year was the. Parents ' Day Banquet. There were over one hundred faculty members and their wives, parents, friends and young men at the banquet. The banquet was featured by an address delivered by Dr. J. I. Baugher of Hershey on the subject " Why Go To College. The outgoing cabinet extends its best wishes for the biggest and most successful year to the cabinet and the members of the Y. M. C. A. for 1938-1939. 64 ' ' ■V. f.7.4 ■ sHr MVW 65 Y. W. C. A. OFFICERS President MARGARET MILLER Vice-President MILDRED MILLER Secretary MARY ELLEN STEHMAN Treasurer MARION BARDELL With the Y. W. C. A. having as its purpose the enrichment of each girl ' s life on our campus, we have engaged in various activities during the school year. To make the new students happy and to help orientate them to campus life occupied our interest during the first ' week of school. To add to their enjoyment of life on the campus we felt the need of a new radio and song books for use in the dining room and so we made these new contributions. Teas were sponsored during Bible Institute and on several other occasions as well as two Tea Rooms which were held in the Social Room in Alpha Hall, one being held after the Larry Program and the other on Alumni Day. To add to our social life we sponsored a Thanksgiving Buffet Supper, hikes in the snow and parties by the fireside. St. Valentine ' s week was set aside as a special week when we remembered our secret sweethearts each day with a little surprise. And at Christmas time we remembered our little friends downtown who are less fortunate than others by having a Christmas party for them. Our program for enriching the spiritual life of the girls included hall devotions, weekly prayer meetings, chapel services and inviting special speakers to some of our bi-monthly meetings. The Mothers and Daughters Banquet is a fond tradition of the Y. W. C. A. as is the Easter Breakfast which was shared by the " Y. M. " this year for the first time. mi PBSW ifi isRx Mi Ir-Mffl KAPPA CHAPTER OF ZETA SIGMA PI President CARL G. HERR Vice-President M. RICHARD SHAULL Recording Secretary MILDRED MILLER Corresponding Secretary PAUL HOFFMAN Treasurer MARY ELLEN STEHMAN Prior to the close of the 1936-37 school year, students especially interested in the Social Sciences added another distinction to the college by becoming charter members of this newly organized national honorary social science fraternity. Although a small group it is one of the high ranking scholastic fraternities on the campus, and is doing notable work in discussing vital sociological, psychological, and economic prob- lems. The club meets once each month and hears talks of local well- known speakers. Its line of activity attempts the study of present day social problems in a scientific manner, following the ideals of its motto: Investigation. Discussion, Action. During the year studies have been made concerning race prejudice, pre-marital and family relationships, social security, and particular problems of urban and rural sociology. The International Relations Club, an auxiliary group to Zeta Sigma Pi, also wields its influence throughout a wide field. Although Zeta Sigma Pi is a selective group, the I. R. C. is open to all students who are sufficiently interested in keeping up their study of present-day world problems and their interpretations in regard to world peace. During the year this club has sponsored many noteworthy programs, including the appearance of Kirby Page on the campus. May 16, 1938. 66 H 5 iprrrT ) = ■ 67 VOLUNTEERS OFFICERS President M. RICHARD SHAULL Vice-President MARY MOORE Recording Secretary MARGARET CURRY Corresponding Secretary HELEN MYERS Treasurer LUKE EBERSOLE Faculty Adviser MISS MARTIN 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 theme in their campus and life activity. Bi-weekly 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 around 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 activities were: Eastern Regional Con- ference at Juniata; special discussion groups on Christian leadership and Mohammedanism and the Eastern Worship Services. ' ' ■iifcf SI " - 11 % sfci . :. ' ' iff v TT» . " ■ THE CANDLES OFFICERS President M. RICHARD SHAULL Secretary CARL HERR Treasurer ROY RUDISILL Adviser DR. A. G. BREIDENSTINE " To make friends be one. ' ' Thus reads the motto of the Candles. Originally founded as a social organization, the club has now developed to serve a dual purpose: to develop friendships through association in social activities, to crystallize student opinion through regular dis- cussion of pertinent campus problems. Members are elected from the three upper classes on the basis of their scholarship, leadership, and attitude toward the College. Each spring the club holds its crowning event of the year, the Candle Homecoming. At this social gathering Candles, past and present, mingle together perpetuating those friendships formed while at College. 68 SIGMA ZETA President ROY PFALTZGRAFF Vice-President AARON HERR Secretary-Treasurer SAMUEL GEYER Faculty Adviser DR. C. D. HOWELL The Theta chapter of the Sigma Zeta, organized in 1933 as the first nationally recognized honor society on the Hill, attempts to give those students who are interested in the exact sciences a broader foundation in their chosen fields. It strives to promote the students ' ap- preciation for science, to give practical application of it in life, and to present to the members recent scientific developments. In working toward these goals the club holds monthly meetings, develops projects for improvement of the science department of the college, and yearly sponsors trips to places of scientific interest. Since the birth of the club it has participated in a national bird banding project. However this year this was temporarily discontinued and other projects were taken up as the construction of a micro- projector and the improvement of our developing room. 69 mm mm s fife mm PS n mm ii j.- , ' - Sill ' s ' rfV.l THE COMMERCIANTES OFFICERS President LUKE SAUDER Vice-President LOIS BREHM Secretary LENA BRIGHTBILL Treasurer ARTHUR KULP Organized in 1932, the Commerciantes aim to make " better men and women for better business. " Hence it fosters both the business and social development of its personnel. To give greater breadth to those contacts, it sponsors trips to various Metropolitan centers, the last of these interesting journeys having been taken to the New York area. In its monthly meetings, the Club presents several business and professional leaders who discuss topics of interest to the group and afford an opportunity for a wholesale handling of the subject. Demon- strations of skill in Salesmanship, Typing and Shorthand are an integral part of the Club ' s proceedings. Friendly parties and public programs tend to develop the social angle of the business organization, which is dedicated to producing cleaner and finer business relationships. 70 71 DEBATING OFFICERS CARL G. HERR Manager of Debate PROF. G. R. SAYLOR Coach During the year 1937-38 Elizabethtown College has again been represented far and wide in the field of intercollegiate debating. This year the men debaters have born the weight of a heavy schedule, there being no women ' s debating teams. The season as a whole was quite successful, with the Elizabeth- town debaters conducting themselves nobly through a season of twenty- four debates and meeting teams from such colleges as Upsala, Gettys- burg, Saint Francis, Saint Vincent, Franklin and Marshall, Muhlenberg, Moravian, Rider, Ursinus, Villanova, Immaculata, Massachusetts State, and Susquehanna University, Lincoln University, Rutgers University, Drexel Institute of Technology, Fairmont State Teachers College (W. Vir. ), and others. During the year the teams have debated before several neighbor- ing High and Trade Schools, local civic clubs, and engaged in a short series of radio debates, debating Ursinus College and Drexel Institute of Technology over Radio Station WGAL in Lancaster, and Rutgers University over Station WNEW in New York City. Throughout the season two questions were debated: Resolved, That the National Labor Relations Board should be empowered to enforce arbitration of all industrial disputes; and, Resolved, That students of American Colleges and Universities should refuse to participate in any war on fetei an so il. The teams lost but mye decisions) during the season, and hold victories over such schools as fcetsanon Valley, Saint Vincent, Immac- ulata, Susquehanna, and others, including a victory in an inter-sectional debate with Massachusetts State College. The debaters were guided through another successful season by Prof. G. R. Saylor, the coach. The argumentation experts were Carl G. Herr, who also acted as debate manager during the season, James Beahm, Albert Bzura, M. Richard Shaull, and Robert Eshleman. Aside from their activities on the campus these men took a week ' s tour through eastern Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey, and returned with an enviable debate record to substantiate Elizabethtown College ' s prestige in intercollegiate forensic activities. in ' , JMtf I ' — . ' 1 1 : r ■■ »» at.- ' ,. " - j -i :u» — U f mu late® " ' •r iC.-fefe- ' iW £3» fwifa ill] ri j ! IS®! $ftft 4» THE M1NISTERIUM OFFICERS President ELMER GLEIM Secretary WILBUR NEFF The Ministerium is an active organization comprised of ministers and students interested in ministerial and allied work under church supervision. The purpose of the organization shall be to maintain a high respect for the calling of the ministry, to lend encouragement to persons interested in the ministry as a life calling, to constantly seek opportunity for practical experience in the preparation for the ministry, and to foster sound academic pre-theological training. The club pro- vides speakers in a number of churches in this vicinity as well as ful- fills its function in monthly chapel programs. Monthly meetings are held in which discussions and lectures are features. The fellowship generated by this organization has been uplifting to both the ministers and prospective ministers and to the student body as a whole. 72 73 THE A CAPPELLA CHOIR JAMES MARTIN President FLOY MYER Secretary JAMES LINTON Treasurer PROF. E. G. MEYER Director and Adviser Since its founding in 1934, the A Cappella Choir has risen to a position of paramount importance in the musical life on the campus. It has furnished for the musically interested students a means of ex- pression such as no other organization has done. It has been a source of enjoyment to its members and its influence has been felt in many sections of Pennsylvania and Maryland. The choir consists of approximately forty students who are in- terested in singing. They are selected by test, an opportunity for new students to try out being given at the beginning. of each school year. Each year the choir prepares and renders a series of sacred programs in various churches at their invitation, and also presents in the spring of each year a sacred cantata, an oratorio, or an opera. The programs this year were based upon the theme Lord. Speak To Me That I May Speak and consisted of fifteen selections by Kopolyoff, Lutkin. Christiansen. Speaks, and others. These programs were given in fourteen churches in eastern Pennsylvania and Maryland and in one high school. The colorful comic opera " The Bartered Bride by Bedrich Smetana was selected this year as the special production. It was given on May 13, 1938 with Floy Myer and Robert Adams in the leading roles of Marie and Jenik. Prof. Meyer was in charge of the production and Mrs. Meyer ably accomplished the difficult task of accompanying the opera throughout. The members of the choir realize that the success of the choir is due largely to the untiring assistance of Prof. Meyer and therefore extend to him their heartfelt gratitude. -x ' - " X- ' " - " - • Since drama is a mirror of life, the understanding of life is among the major purposes of the Sock and Buskin Club. Other qualities which the organization strives to develop are poise, self-confidence and appreciation. The Sock and Buskin Club was introduced to the new students on Campus Night, September 18, Friday night of Freshman Week. It was then that several members gave the play within the play, " A Mid- summer Nights Dream. " " So This Is London, " a three-act comedy which gave us a picture of American and English ideas of each other was presented on April 9. The main purpose of the play was to earn money for the new draperies, the old ones having partly gone up in smoke when " Why The Chimes Rang, " was presented. And at last what the Club has been striving for all year (in addition to the draperies ) has been attained. The plan for the Junior Club is under way. Next year the recommendations so well outlined by the Committee, will be in full swing. And so to hibernation for the Summer. 74 SOCK AND BUSKIN October 28, 1937. This year the Sock and Buskin inaugurated the " Junior Sock and Buskin Club. " The purpose of this subsidiary organ- ization is to place Freshmen and Sophomores who are deemed not quite ready for membership into the Senior Club in a position where they can be drawn upon later for membership into the Senior Club. In a Chapel program on December 2, the Club pictured ' to the student body the Church Universal, and the Church Triumphant. Several weeks later the story of Ruth was dramatized. " Penrod, " a comedy in four acts based on Booth Tarkington ' s Penrod stories was selected for the annual Sock and Buskin production. Under Miss Sheaffer ' s direction the play, given on March 25, was a delightful entertainment. As this goes to press we are about to have initiations for the pledges of the Junior Sock and Buskin. The meeting will be held at the home of Miss Mildred Miller on April 19. 75 mmm STUDENT GOVERNMENT OFFICERS President JAMES BEAHM Vice-President JAMES LINTON Secretary ESTHER BRANT Treasurer SAM JONES Student Government on the Hill functions through three distinct organs: the Student Senate; the Men ' s Student Council, and the Women ' s Student Council, the latter two acting gen- erally in a disciplinary capacity, the first endowed with legislative powers. As a member of the National Student Goverpment Association, it attempts to formulate student opinion, to give added emphasis and virility to student activities, and to keep student morale at its most efficient peak. In cooperation with the Administration, the Senate offered during the ' 37- ' 38 terms an un- usually attractive round of social doings while the Councils operated quietly but efficiently to maintain order and goodwill at Elizabethtown College. In years to come student government hopes to become an ideally democratic body, a status toward which Americanism is definitely pointing. MEN ' S STUDENT COUNCIL President PAUL HOFFMAN Secretary AARON HERR Faculty Adviser T. K. MUSICK Members ELMER GLEIM MERLE HECKLER, CARL HERR and EMORY STAUFFER WOMEN ' S STUDENT COUNCIL President GRACE ERNST Vice-President MARION BARDELL Faculty Adviser REBEKAH SHEAFFER Members MARY MOORE, RUTH RISHEL, LOIS BREHM f Iff- ' , ' - Wan IIUEIKS ' •;. " •t ilF l ' ' -■£■-»• ■ - " ! f - ' • ' . " •. ;.■ SPSS iy •Ft ' •■ - : - ■ 4 V Jl fl Woman 5 EdikewaLL The Elizabethtown College Girls ' Varsity Team of 1937-1938 presented a flashy combination at times, but lacked the experience and polish necessary for a highly successful season. Gone from last year ' s edition of the Galloping Ghostesses were such stalwart performers as ex-captain Ruth Bishop, side-center Bella Kapp, Dorothy Metzler and Mary Posey. Coach Ira Herr was faced with no easy task in replacing these regulars. Lena Brightbill, last year ' s Freshman sensation, Captain Mildred Miller, Peggy Curry, Ruth Rishel, Floy Myer, Frieda Shaull and the Velter girls made up the foundation on which the team was erected. Several promising Freshmen caught on with the sextet, but stand- ing head and shoulders above all competitors for Bishop ' s berth was Mary Jane Strite, a Middletown lass with plenty on the ball. " Calamity Jane caged double deckers from all angles, working like clockwork with Lena Brightbill. In the Blue Ridge game, Jane netted thirteen field goals and a foul for a total of twenty-seven points — playing in only half the game. It was in the Blue Ridge tilt that the Etown coeds were at top form. All of the forwards rang up high scores, and the defense was also elaborate. Only one Phantomess, Captain " Mil " Miller is lost via graduation, which means that next year ' s hopes are high, with that extra year of experience to tack on to ample playing prowess. 78 Men i E0.5lcetba.lt Elizabethtown College this year placed on the floor a basketball team which well represented the school, and of which the school can be justly proud. Coach Ira Herr ' s Galloping Ghosts clad at an early date in a brand news suit of Blue and Gray uniforms, hopped on their opponents for ten victories in eighteen starts, and many of the games lost were by the scarcest of margins. Three new faces appeared in the opening line-up, in Senior Jim Linton, and Freshmen Stanley Disney, and Ross Coulson. These men replaced such veterans as Hal Newman, the Schlosser cousins, Eddie Lander and Don Royer. S .. V « 7JrV£ .J: -{vV Mtf 79 Ifel W?4 tt- " " ' - ' " 1 . ' mm Ml " In the eighteen tilts played, the Phantoms rolled up a grand total of 683 points to edge out their opponents by the slim margin of three. The highest score registered was against Gallaudet, when the Hillians accounted for 62 points against a team which had given St. Joe ' s Mighty Mites a real struggle. The highest total from the opposite standpoint was registered by Bucknell ' s first-class basketball squad, who scored 55 points in an early season victory. All told, the Blue and White averaged 37.9 points per game, giving them an edge of .2 point over their rivals. Rob Roy Rudisill, the raven-haired captain of the Ghosts, was the individual scoring star of the year. " Rudy ' ' made use of his unusually uncanny eye for the basket to compile a respectable sum of 191 points, 55 of which were foul throws. The Wrightsvillian sang his swan song in Elizabethtown basketball by tallying twenty points against Gallaudet. Luke Sauder also did his local fade-out in that engagement. Stan Disney, playing his first year of College basketball as varsity center, flashed championship form on many occasions, exhibiting his ability to cage seemingly wild shots with regularity. This loquacious youngster canned 129 points, being topped only by Rudisill and Sopho- more " Chick ' ' Baugher. Baugher was the workhorse of the squad, tally- ing 156 points and playing a robust, hard game at all times. When Elizabethtown lowered the Juniata colors on January 15, of this season, handing the Chiefs a 28-27 setback, it was the first Etown cage team win over their ancient rivals in eight years. The other old rival, Susquehanna, was subdued once, 41 to 38, on January 11. The toughest game of the season was the Blue Ridge conflict on the Hill on March 1. After having submerged the Ridge five at New Windsor, 34 to 19, the Apparitions were hardly looking for the trouble they encountered. It took a foul by Jim Linton in the last five seconds of play to clinch a 46 to 45 win after the Ghosts led by 5 points at half-time. With only three members of the cast missing, next year ' s crop of Galloping Ghosts looks like a good bet on the Summer books, and stands a good chance to capture the crown of the new Pennsylvania Conference, which involves Susquehanna and Moravian. 80 Roy Rudisill of Wrightsville, was captain in his final year on the Etown College Varsity. " Rudy " scored 191 points to lead the scoring. 7 Ross Coulson, also got his varsity baptism early. Playing at a guard post, Ross was a persist- ent guard and a smooth floor- worker. Stanley Disney, an Elizabeth- town boy playing varsity ball in his Freshman year, seems to be just what the doctor ordered at that pivot spot. Thomas Garber. of Etown, cap- tained the Junior Varsity team that took the Rotary Club title. James Linton, of Elizabethtown, a Senior playing Varsity ball for the first time, proved a steady, de- pendable Phantom under fire. Luke Sauder, of Lancaster, also played his last year for Etown. Here was a big lad who could play a variety of positions equally well. Norman " Chick " Baugher, the Sophomore star from Hershey, can be counted on to go places in the next two years. s h TOW Qunlot [ a. t c5itu Ma.lkewa.LL The Elizabethtown Junior Varsity, composed chiefly of Sopho- mores and Freshmen, won the Rotary Club title of Elizabethtown by spanking Masonic Homes on March 7. In so doing, the collegians replaced Patton Trade School as Elizabethtown champions. They beat Etown High School in the elimination round, and then went on to take their 22-20 triumph from Jim Linton ' s flashy Home ' s five. The Jay-Vees paced by Hal Saylor, the only Junior among the regulars, had a good season, winning the majority of their contests, and the Rotary trophy capped the climax. Tom Garber, " Joe " Heckler, Red Meyer, and Galen Jones were the Sophomore representatives, while Wilmer Freidinger, Bob Keller, and " Pepper " Martin were likely-looking yearlings. 82 ■■ ' : H ft! If Lit ft fM J " V, -I ' .T. baa pi 83 The Hill baseball team of 1937, smashed all precedents by taking nine straight decisions after losing their first and only game to Juniata, 12 to 5 at Huntington. The Galloping Ghosts featured a star hurler in Roy Rudisill, who captured seven of the victories while losing one. Red Lander and George Raker copped the other two victories. Garth Gochnauer, an Etown High product who transferred to Albright at the end of the year, led the stickmen with a swat average well over .400. Gochnauer and Herb Lefever were the only Freshmen in the regular order. Captain Shelley Miller, Lander, Raker, Gochnauer and center- fielder Wilbur " Bud " Weaver were lost to the 1938 team, as were substitutes Roy Sheckard and Dave Shue. Opponents Etown Juniata 12 5 Pharmacy 2 7 Juniata 2 3 Maryland State 10 Susquehanna 1 5 Moravian 4 5 Maryland State 3 9 Susquehanna 2 3 Moravian 2 3 Pharmacy 11 Totals 28 61 uli - J 3 - uf ?= ± assiiss rv s. VsTr ft BIRr After winning their tenth game in a row, including last year ' s streak, by downing Moravian, 8-3, the Galloping Ghosts of the diamond tumbled into a 2-0 defeat at the hand of Juniata. The Phantoms went into this season as a member of the Penn- sylvania Conference. It was the first season of organized baseball for the Ghosts. Susquehanna and Moravian are the other members of the Conference. At present writing Elizabethtown and Moravian are tie for the lead with two victories and one defeat apiece. The Hillians opened the season by playing a 6-6 deadlock with the Maryland State Teachers in Towson, Md. Following that they tripped up Moravian, 8-3, for their first Conference conquest. The locals then ran up against Lefty Rohrer, Juniata ' s star twirler, who held them to two hits while fanning twenty men, and the win streak of ten dissolved. Pharmacy was next, and with Nathan Meyer getting five for five, the Ghosts slaughtered their Quaker City rivals, 21-2. Moravian took sweet revenge for the earlier defeat, by lowering Etown ' s Blue and Gray colors, 3 to 2. The latest victory at this writing is the 10 to 8 victory over Susquehanna. The Ghosts of 1938 line-up with hard-plugging Harold Saylor behind the plate; while Roy Rudisill and two Freshmen, Stan Disney and Curtis Day are the pitchers. Red Meyer, a greatly improved hitter holds forth at first base; Johnny Espenshade, at second; Captain Reu Seagrist, at shortstop, and Herb Lefever, on third base. Tarn Baugher, Elmer Gleim, Sam Jones, and Dale Smith, are the gardeners. Opponents Etown Maryland State 6 6 Moravian 3 8 Juniata 3 Pharmacy 2 21 Moravian 3 2 Susquehanna 8 10 Totals 22 50 Indicates Conference games. 84 ennli The 1938 Tennis Team at Elizabethtown College, minus the two aces of 1937, got off to a bad start, losing their first three matches. Dave Schlosser and Hal Newman were the minus quantities at the start of the season, leaving Jimmie Martin, Jim Linton, " Chick " Baugher, and Tom Garber holding forth. Baugher, a Sophomore,, is acting as captain. Two new racqueteers who won their spurs this year are Bobby Keller, a Freshman, and Art Risser, a Junior. The tennis outfit also are making their debut in organized inter- collegiate competition, as th e Pennsylvania Conference extends to the net game. The record thus far is: Opponents Etown Lebanon Valley 7 2 Juniata -4 3 Susquehanna 5 2 Totals 16 7 ' Conference match. 85 MAiM mm waists 11121 AlVHRTISl MHssss ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA n 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 Secretarial Courses □ Some Advantages of Elizabethtown College A beautiful College Campus, overlooking the town and valley. A splendid place for 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 of 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 following Universities: PENNSYLVANIA COLUMBIA CHICAGO VIRGINIA JOHNS HOPKINS NEW YORK RUTGERS □ Intersession May 30 — June 18, 1938 Summer School June 20 — July 30, 1938 Fall Semester Opens September 13, 1938 88 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA • Many Points of Interest Fine Public Schools Unexcelled Transportation Facilities Location of State Masonic Homes and State Hospital for Crippled Children A Thrifty Native Population A Real Good Place to Live 89 Established 1868 MILLER HARTMAN Wholesale Grocers Lancaster, Pennsylvania Booz (in drug store) : " I want some consecrated lye. " Druggist: " You mean concentrated lye. " " It does nutmeg any difference. That ' s what I camphor. What does it sulphur? " " Fifteen scents. I never cinnamon with so much wit! " " Well, I should myrrh-myrrh! Yet I ammonia novice at it. " " Jimmie. " said the teacher, " why don ' t you wash your face? 1 can see what you had for breakfast this morning. " " What was it? " " Eggs. " " Wrong, teacher, that was yesterday. " A fellow who goes to college and never gets out is called a professor. 90 Golf is pie to some men and just a lot of baloney to others. It all depends on how you slice it. MUSSER FARMS DAIRY N. K. MUSSER MllIc - ea.m - SJce. LLtecLM COLUMBIA, PENNSYLVANIA 91 D. H. MARTIN CLOTHIER AND FURNISHER Center Square Elizabethtown, Pa. Some women contrive to look young; others dye in the attempt. Customer (to pharmacist) : " Give me some prepared monoacetyl derivatives of salicylic acid. " Pharmacist: " Do you mean aspirin? " Customer: " That ' s right! I can never think of that name. " HENRY H. KOSER OWEN HERSHEY HENRY B. GIBBEL President Treasurer Secretary (Incorporated September 17, 1888) LITITZ AGRICULTURAL MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE CO. LITITZ. LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA 1888 — Fiftieth Anniversary Year — 1938 • Insurance in Force §82,000,000 Assets 600,000 92 -A We £te S een A philosophic grandpa frog sat on Placida ' s shore And mused to his companions about the days of yore: For full three summers I have watched the world go by. As have my forebears for a dozen genera- tions; And I would like to give the world before I die. The fruit of my experience and observa- tions. Those huge two-legged pale-skinned things which walk erect. Which often come to visit our enormous ocean — I ' ve heard they ' re " students " . which is not what you d expect If you should see on what they spend the most devotion. For usually they come in pairs; but those there are Who come alone, and try on us next Sun- day ' s preaching. Some bring their books, but these are very rare, Though nearly all are interested, they say, in teaching. (Continued on page 95) The VALLEY TRUST COMPANY Palmyra, Pa. 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And we can overhear their entire conver- sation, But let s skip that because they ' ve asked me not to quote; Besides, tis time to start our nightly jubi- lation. Stop in at — The SKY GRILL " ll ' .s The Refreshing Thing To Do " MODERN SODA SERVICE Operated by CENTRAL Cut-Rate DRUGS W. K. WINTERS 45 S. Market St. Kodaks Stationery DORSHEIMERS " On the Square ' Sporting Goods Confectionery Lancaster Paint Glass Company Manufacturers of PAINTS Dealers in Glass. Brushes. Painting Supplies JOBBING AND RETAIL 235 North Prince Street LANCASTER, PA. 95 RAUP LAWN MOWER SERVICE 1310-12 N. Cameron Street Bell Phone 3-3003 HARRISBURG, PENNA. Foreman: " Yes, I ' ll give you a job sweeping and keeping the place clean. " " But I ' m a college grad- uate! " " Well, then, maybe you better start something simpler. " Doctor: " Do you ever talk in your sleep? " Patient: ' Wo, but I often talk in other people ' s sleep. " Doctor: " How can that be? " Patient: " I ' m a college professor. " V, J CUT FLOWERS POTTED PLANTS WEST END GREENHOUSE " Say it with Flowers " H. A. Merkey MANHEIM, PA. PAXSONS CUT RATE 19 West High Street Elizabethtown, Penna. Patent Medicines, Toilet Articles Rubber Goods, Trusses, Abdominal Belts, Athletic Supporters and Hospital Supplies 96 Soph: " think you arc :»ery near a fool! " Frosh: " How do you do! " A porch chair should be large enough for one and strong enough for two. " I ' m a self made man, sir! " " Yes, so I would assume. Who interrupted you? " J ' V ELIZABETHTOWN PLANING MILL ELIZABETHTOWN, PA. Lumber Millwork Builders ' Supplies Coal Phone No. 3 54 Brown St. r 97 MILTON F. EBERLY Furniture of Character At Reasonable Prices ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNA. Route 3 — Phone 930-R-12 Our Location Saves You Money 2L itoopi to concLuet Young Marlow (Jim Linton), and Hastings (Luke Sauder), are tricked by Tony Lumpkin (Jimmy Breahm ) , into thinking Mr. Hardcastle ' s (Paul Hoffman), house is an inn and that Miss Meville (Giace Ernst), is staying there for the night. Young Marlowe takes Kate Hardcastle (Mil Miller), for the barmaid of the inn, since he has a perfect antipathy for society women. Dolly (Jane Williams), her maid informs Kate that Marlowe has mistaken her, and she plans to keep up the delusion. Mr. Hardcastle has quite a hard time training for the arrival of his two guests, his band of servants (Richard Shaull-Diggony, Landis Eby, John Glass, Paul Shank. David Raffensberger) , who were also fellows in the coffee house where Carl Herr was the land- lord. Because of certain jewels that Mrs. Hardcastle (Helen Myers), wants for her son Tony, she wishes to marry him to Miss Ne- ville. The trickster, Tony, leads them into their own backyard where Sir Charles Mar- lowe (Bill Shaeffer), helps to clear up the entanglement s. FS BRANDT ' S Central GROCERY Store CENTER SQUARE ELIZABETHTOWN, PA. 98 Any old cat can be the cat s whiskers, but only a torn cat can be the cat ' s paw. My bonnie once worked in the Chem. Lab., A little too careless was he. He mixed up some stuff in a test tube — Oh bring back my bonnie to Mxuaitions maker Leister PHOTOGRAPHS • For Gifts For Memory For Friend For (Jift Acknowledgement • Photographs in this hook by BISHOP STUDIO 44 N. Market Street Elizabethtown, Penna. 99 J ' ■ . LEO KOB • PLUMBING and HEATING Contractor V V Eat " Big Shot Candy Sandwiches " Liberally for HEALTH, STREN GTH and ENERGY A 10c Bar of Candy for 5c On Sale at all Leading Retailers r . r . k 4$ Extra Curricular Curricrular J ' 24 Hour Sen ice — Phone, Elizabethtown 226-J NEWCOMER ' S SERVICE STATIONS GASOLINE MOTOR OILS FUEL OIL ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNA. • Branches: Mt. Joy, Penna. — Ephrata. Penna. V. r 100 CRAB CAKES CLAM BALLS FRIED SCALLOPS F. METTFETT BROTHER H here Quality Counts SEAFOOD FRUIT VEGETABLES NORTHERN MARKET HOUSE — LANCASTER. PENNA. Open 7:00 A. M. to 12:00 P. M. — Phone 6154 or 6155 Oysters Prepared Properly — Clam Chowder -- Turtle Soup Trustee: " see they have begun excavations on the new library. ' ' Frosh: " Wo, that ' s the campus golf course. Small Boy: " What is col- lege bred, pop? ' ' Pop ( with son in col- lege): " They make college bread, my boy. from the [lour of youth and the dough of old age. " Teacher: " Now if I lay three eggs here and five eggs there, how man eggs will I have? ' ' Skeptical Pupil: " I don ' t think you can do it. " HERTZOG ' S GARAGE DeSOTO — WILLYS - - PLYMOUTH Sales and Service PUROL GAS AND OIL Corner of N. State and Duke Sts. — Ephrata. Penna. Phone 102-M 101 SHENK TITTLE Everything for Sport 313 Market Street — Harrisbur " Penna. Est. 190-1 REIFSNYDER ' S Lancaster ' s Leading Music House 17 S. Queen Street — Lancaster, Penna. 102 Compliments of MOOSE THEATRE On the Square — Elizabethtown. Penna. Officer (to couple in parked auto): " Don ' t you see that sign, ' Fine or Parking ' ? " Driver: " Yes, officer, and I heartily agree with it. " Gossip columnists are the spies of life. (Just ask the I. and I. editors.) WHOLESALE and RETAIL CANDIES Phone 66-M KULPS CONFECTIONERY and NEWS AGENCY 39 East Main Street MT. JOY. PENNA. The anxious father wrote to the college professor: " Haven ' t heard from my son for some time. Hope he ' s not sick. If he has been I hope to hear he ' s improving. " The professor replied: " Son not sick, and not improving. " " The Largest Furniture Store between Lancaster and Harrisburi; Shearer ' s Furniture Store 35-37 S. Market Street Elizabethtown. Penna. Phone 12-W JOHN M. MILLER LITITZ. PENNA. Insurance — Life. Auto. Fire 103 J X V noutrichs 5 Always Reliable a r j- crmme ' iciantQ. . BARRS FLOWERS Since 1892 GREENHOUSES and NURSERIES I (H lit- 1 I nit . Lincoln Highway FLOWER SHOP 116 N. Queen Street Lancaster. Penna. Teacher: " Johnny, who was Anne Boleyn? " Johnny: " Anne Boleyn was a flatiron. " Teacher: " What on earth do you mean? " Johnny: " Well, it says here in the history book- Henry, having disposed of Catherine, pressed his suit with Anne Boleyn . " V DENSUPREMF ICE CREAM 104 r PERSONS NOT REPRESENTED BY PICTURES Faculty Gladys H. Harvey. M.A.. Philadelphia. Pa. Seniors D. Alton Carl Esther R. Diller Girst H. Dunkel Mary S. Givler Elizabeth M. King G. Irvin Lehman Alvin R. Mitchell Sara Reiver Myra K. Risser Woodrow D. Schlosser John M. Sollenberger Millard Weaver Zalraa F. Weaver Spring Grove. Pa. York, Pa. Columbia. Pa. Manheim, Pa. Richland. Pa. Lancaster, Pa. Harrisburg, Pa. Sayre, Pa. Palmyra, Pa. Ephrata, Pa. Harrisburg, Pa. Windber, Pa. Chicago, 111. Juniors Herman Leister McAlisterville, Pa. Ammon P. Wenger Pottstown, Pa. Sop iomores Wilbur H. Neff William T. Krodel Ephrata, Pa. New Cumberland, Pa. Freshmen Perry W. Hull Waynesboro, Pa. Lowell E. Martin Ephrata, Pa. Margaret Ruth Schaefferstown, Pa. Correction Sara Leopold, a junior, is erroneously placed with the sophomores. AUNT SALLY ' S KITCHEN Wishes The Classes of 1938 and 1939 The Best of Success and Happiness • Courteous Fountain Service For Finer, Fresher Foods For Prompt and Courteous Service WENGER BROS. On the Square Phone 67-J Elizabethtown, Penna. R. A. HAMILTON Jeweler Center Square D. L. LANDIS INSURANCE and NOTARY PUBLIC 23 S. Market Street Elizabethtown, Penna. 105 FLORY ' S QUALITY MEATS GROCERY 23 E. High Street Phone 24-M Elizabethtown, Penna. • Lei Us Meal Your Needs PARTY SUPPLIES KODAKS Gephart ' s Art Shop and Book Store 26 West High Street Elizabethtown, Penna. STATIONERY GREETING CARDS Gifts for all Occasions Cloth.es, I ' m going to Breakfast. If you wanna go along, hang on! Pledge HASSINGER RISSER, Inc. Oldsmobile and Pontiac ELIZA IJETHTOWN, PE NA. MUMPER ' S DAIRY • You ran whip our Cream hut you can ' t heat our Milk • ELIZABETHTOWN, PA. 106 This Book . . . ... in its entirety was designed in our plant and pro- duced by our offset process of printing, — Econolith. No engravings were used. This method of printing eliminates the use of both line and half-tone cuts which naturally means quite a saving where photo- graphs and drawings are liberally used. May we suggest that you investigate this process more thor- oughly on your next printing job? Intelligencer Printing Co 2nd Floor, Newspaper Bldg., Lancaster, Pa. - ' a.t ' Loni R. W SCHLOSSER Elizabethtown. Pa H K OBER. Trustee Elizabethtown. Pa. BARNETT PRINTING CO Middletown, Pa. JOHN T. JONES Elizabethtown, Pa. MENNO G. SAUDER, Insurance R. D. 5, Lancaster, Pa. a Two In A. Boart Cop: " Did r icif car i r r ji ' s woman? " Bystander: ' Wo, it slowed up for her to go by, and she fainted! " Ac ) J a! Persistent Interrupter: " Liar! Liar! " Speaker: " our friend will give me his name instead of his profession. I shall be delighted to make his ac- quaintance. " 108 7TT ) future M. D. Before the fall The shades of night were falling fast, The guy stepped on it and rushed past, A crash, he died without a sound. They opened up his head and found — Excelsior! Freshman in Math, exam: " How far are you from the correct answer? " Another Fresh- man: " Two seats. " Freshmen ±1121 Debate Visual Ed.


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