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

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ZUG MEMORIAL LIBRARY E REFERENCE MATERIAL FOR LIBRARY USE ONLY FOREWORD T O RECALL friendships made, to recount happenings experienced, the Classes of 1940 and 1941 pre- sent this, our fourteenth publication of the ETONIAN, that we may real- istically portray life here at col- lege, and furnish a more permanent record of pleasant times at E-town. KEWETH LEISTER. Editor CURTIS GERHART, Business Manacjer The 1940-41 K T N I A i I Published by THE JUNIOR AND SENIOR CLASSES OF ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania ZUG MEMORIAL LIBRARY ELIZAF ' - ' " " ' ' ' ' EGE ELIZA. A. Volume Fourteen ©cdication DR. H. K. OBER for fortv-two vears served as a teacher and as an administrator in education ranging from the grades to higher education. For thirty-seven years he was asso- ciated with Elizabethtown College, in turn serv- ing as teacher, treasurer and business manager, president, member and chairman of the Board of Trustees. His zeal and enthusiasm, his active partici- pation in affairs of community, church and school, as well as his unselfish service to his fel- low man have left an indelible imprint in the history of the church and in the development of the college. In respectful memory we dedicate this issue of ETONIAN to Dr. Ober. DR. H. K. ODER Administration Faculty Page 6 Tllli: CoLLlilGli: Page 7 RALPH WIEST SCHLOSSER, Lift D. President The President RALPH WIEST SCHLOSSER, Litt.D. President and Professor of English and Philosophy Pd.B., Elizabethtown College. 1907 A.B., Ursinus College, 1911 A.M., Ursinus College, 1912 Litt.D., Ursinus College, 1932 A.M., Columbia University, 1922 Completed Ph.D. Requirements at Columbia L ni- versity, 1929-1930 Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania, 1934-1935 Instructor, preparatory studies, Elizabethtown Col- lege, 1908 1911 Professor of English, Spanish and French, 1911-1918 Professor of English, 1922 Dean and Professor of English, 1922-1927 Page 8 - teiLclent 6 Me66(ia(L " Making Life Coimt " TT ' OL R years in college constitute the most significant years of a young person ' s • • life. During this period of time one should receive a balanced training in the art of living. It should result in building a vigorous body, a wholesome social outlook, and a sound spiritual insiglit. To make life count one must know the basic facts of the world in wiiicii he lives. Without such knowledge judgments will be formed that have no relation to practical living. To make a contribution to the solution of the problems of any age one must be acquainted witli many fields of human interest and iiave an integrated knowledge of tiiese fields. One must be a knower. The social order can be promoted, however, only as one puts knowledge into practice. Because of the varied tasks the world offers, it is e " ident that there is work for all to do. But to each there is a specific task for which one is best fitted. In the selection of one ' s work, native aptitudes should be carefully considered so that work may be done in the most efficient manner. To do work that is necessary, and to labor in a project for which one has special fitness, is to be happy. One must be a doer. But life is not counting for the most to those who are not guided by high moral values. Our pleasures, our tasks, our leisure, our studies — everything must be evaluated by the best standards to bring about a better world order. Life becomes ricli only in proportion as one has learned to appreciate the best that art, litera- ture, music, and science has to offer. One must be an appreciator. To know, to do, to appreciate represents the symmetrical life. College affords the supreme opportunity to youth to develop this type of life. It is hoped that every student of Elizabethtown College may go forth determined to make life count. " To be or not to be That ' s the question. " R. W. SCHLOSSER Page 9 BOARD OF TRUSTEES OFFICERS R. P. BucHER, Presideitl J. E. Trimmer, Vice-Presidenl A. C. Baugher, Secretary J. Z. Herr, Treasurer TRUSTEES R. P. BucHER, Quarry -ille, Pa. J. E. Trimmer, Carlisle, Pa. A. C. Baugher, Elizabethtown, Pa. F. S. Carper, Palmyra, Pa. Joseph W. Kettering, Elizabethtown, Pa. G. Howard Banner, Abbottstown, Pa. Joseph N. Cassel, Fairview Village, Pa. C. E. Grapes, Chambersburg, Pa. R. P. Royer, Denver, Pa. Michael Kurtz, Richland, Pa. Rufus K. Ehy, Palmyra, Pa. A. P. Wenger, Ephrata, Pa. Walter A. Keeney, Gettysburg, Pa. Page 10 A. C. BAUGHER Dean and Professor of ( " .hemislry Pli.B., Elizabethtown r,()ll. r( 1907 A.B., Elizaliothtown Ciillffie. l ' )22 B.S., Franklin and Marshall College, 1922 M.S., University of Pennsylvania, 1928 Graduate Student, Columbia University tiraduate Student. Universitv of Pennsvl- vania, 19.31-1935 Ph.D., New York University, 1937 Professor of Chemistry and Phvsics, 1922- 1928 FORREST t;. WELLER. A.M. Professor of Soriolo(]y A.B., Manchester CoUefie, 1925 A.M., University of Chicago, 1927 Graduate Student, Universitv of Chicago, 1926-1927, 1930, 19.32-1931, 1937- Member. American Society of Sociology- Member, American Academy of Political and .Social Science GUY R. SAY LOR, A.M. Professor of Romance Lanfiiiages Graduate, Millersville State Xorma ' School, 1922 A.B., Ehzabethtown College, 1926 A.M., University of Pennsylvania, 1932 Graduate Student. University of Pennsylvania, 1934-1937 Principal. Lititz High School, 1927-1929 University of the Sorbonne, Paris, 1939 REBEKAH S. SHEAFFER, A.M. Dean of Women and Professor of EnijUsh A.B., Ursinus College, 1919 A.M., Columbia University, 1929 Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania, 19.34-1937 Principal of Woodstown, N. J., High School, 1921-1928 Cambridge University, England, 1939 T. K. MUSICK, D.C.S. Professor of Commercial Education and Accounling M.Accts., Piedmont College, 1913 D.C.S., Lincoln College, 1922 Graduate Student, L niversity of Pennsylvania, 1934-1935 Instructor of Commercial Education, University of Virginia, 1924-1927 FACULTY Page 11 MARTHA MARTIN, A.B. Associate Professor of Bible A.B., Elizabethtown College, 1924 Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania, 1934 Director Vacation Bible Schools, 1921-1928 RAYMOND P. G. BOWMAN, Ph.D. Professor of Secondary Education B.S., Bridgewater College, 1923 M.S., University of Virginia, 1930 Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1938 Member, National Educational Association Member, Phi Delta Cappa and Pi Gamma Mu Princ iital, Linville-Edom High School, Virginia, 1924-1935 Instructor University of irginia, 1935-1936 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 GEORGE S. SHORTESS Dean of Men and Professor of Biology A.B. in Science, Johns Hopkins, 1922 A.M., Columbia University, 1930 Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania, 1934-1935 Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins University, 1936-1939 Author, " Laboratory Directions in General Biology " FACULTY Page 12 FACULTY LAVIMA ROOP WENGER, A.M. Professor of History and Elemenlary Eduralion A.B., Western Maryland College, 191 t A.M.. lliiiversity of Pennsylvania, 1929 Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania, 1934 Professor, Delaware Pui)lie Sehools, 1925-1929 DONALD M. HILL, Ph.D. Professor of M athematics and Physics B.S., Juniata College, 1929 Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1935 Member, American Physical Society and Sigma Xi LUELLA FOGELSANGER BREITIGAN, A.M. Professor of Commercial Education A.B., Juniata, 1926 A.M., Columbia University, 1933 Graduate Student, Columbia University, 1934-1935 LEWIS DAY ROSE, A.M. Librarian and Professor of German A.B., Ursinus College, 1911 A.M., University of Pennsylvania, 1932 Graduate Student, L ' niversity of Pennsylvania, 1934 Member, American Library Association Member, Modern Language Association Page 13 FACULTY EPHRAIM GIBBEL MEYER, A.M. Professor of oice and Director of Music A.B., Elizabethtown CoUege, 1924 Student, American Conservatory of Music, 1921 A.M.. Columbia L niversitv, 1930 GERTRUDE ROYER MEYER Inslriiclor in Piano Graduate in Music. W cstern Maryland College, 1913 Student. Peabody Music Conservatory, 1913-1917 Graduate Student, Columbia U niversity, 1925-1927 I. R. HERR, A.B. Coach of Alhlelics A.B.. Franklin and Marshall College, 1916 Graduate Student. I niversity of Pennsyhania, 1934 Supervisor Physical Education, North Braddock, 1919-1921 MARY B. REBER. B.E. Inslriictor in AH B.E.. Elizabethtown College, 1905 Art Student. Albriglit College Instructor in .School Art Supervision Page lU .1. Z. HERR. B.E. Treasurer and Business .Mana(jer EFFIE L. SHANK Secretary o ihe Dean LEONA REIMIOLD NEA Bookkeeper DOROTHY METZLER Secretary to President and Treasuui Ci FACULTY Page 15 President Ernest G. King 1 ice-PresidenI Oscar S. " ISE Secretary Lena M. Brightbill Treasurer Merle K. Heckler ' Page 16 s 9 E iV I K S Page 17 SENIORS ROBERT S. ADAMS Reamstown, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Candles 3. 4. Sec.-Treas. 3: Y. M. C. A. 3, 4, Sec. 3; Choir 1, 2, 3, 4: Zeta Sigma Pi 1, 2, Pres. 3; Student Volunteers 1, 2, 3, 4; Ministeriuin 1, 2, 3, 4. " Bob " is a short chap with large possibilities. In an argument he has the fight cif a northern bobcat. His extracurricular activities, especially liis vocal contributions, have made him prominent on the campus. The ministerial profession can well be proud to claim him. NORJMAN J. BALGHER Hershey, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arh Y. M. C. A. 1. 4, Treas. 2, Pres. 3: Student Volunteers 1. 2, 3, 4: Ministerium 2, V.-Pres. 3, Pres. 4; Basketball 1, 2. Capt. 3; Tennis 1. Capt. 2, 3: Class Pres. 2: Candles 2. 3. 4: Student Senate 1, 2, Treas. 3, Pres. 4. Preacher, scholar, and athlete, this is a comliination rare, but being all of these. " Chick " made his contrijjution to E-town on the platform, behind the desk, and on the court. He was a student leader and what he did he did with a purpose. Such quahties point toward the making of a successful churchman. LENA MAE BRIGHTBILL Myerstown, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Y. . C. A. 1, 2. 3, Y Cabinet 4: Basketball, Varsity 1, 2, 3, Capt. 4: Athletic Association 1, 3, .Sec. 2, 4; Athletic Council, Sec. 2, 3: Coramerciantes 1. 3. 4, Sec. 2: Stud(nit Council 4, Sec. 3; Girls " Basketball. Mgr. 1. 2: Class Sec. 4. The captain of our varsity basket I lall team, a skilful pianist, and an artistic seamstress, Lena is well known on the campus. We shall not forget our graceful Eppie in " Silas Marner. " As you go out into the Commercial teaching held, we wish you much success and happiness. PE-V1 L M. BllOC:k Pliiladclpliia, Pa. B.S. in (lommercial Education Commerciantes 1. Sec. 2, 3; Sock and Buskin 2, 3: . W. C. A. 2, 3; Etownian Staff, Reporter 3. This ambitious, dark-haired lass hails from Philadelphia. Pearl is neat in her work as well as in her appearance. She is training for the Commercial field, and has had several months of experience this year in accounting work at Harrisburg. With your keen determination, we predict success. Pearl! Page 18 SENIORS KATHRYX BRIBAKER Sheridan, Pa. B.S. in Elementar} Educalion riioir 1, 2, 4; Y W. C. A. 1, 2, 4; Sack and Buskin 4; Student olunteers 1 2, 4. Glad are we that this merry Schaefferstown lassie has come back to us this year. Kitty ' s laughter and her fun-lovinfr spirit have won for her a place in our hearts. May tlie rheerl ' ulness that has en- deared her to us c intribute to her success in life. LUKE EBERSOLE Hershey, Pa. 4.6. in Liberal Arts . M. C. A. 1, 4, Sec. 2, V.-Pres. 3: Chorus 1, 2. Pres. .3; Student olunteers 1, 3, Treas. 2, Pres. 4: Candles 2, 3, Pres. 4; Sock and Buskin 2, 3, 4: Ministerium 1, 2, 4, Sec. 3. Much of the success of E-town " s top-notch olunteer Conference was due to this lad from Hershey. His hooniing bass voice is equally effective in solos and sermons. His ready wit, his optimism, and his sincerity will make him a success in the ministrv. CURTIS A. GERHART Wernersville, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Y. l. C. A. 1, 2, 3: Comnierciantes 1, 2, 3, 4: Etonian, Bus. Mgr. 3, 4; Soccer 2, Co-Capt. 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. " Curt. " also known as " Droopy Drawers, " belongs to that group known as the " salt of the earth " — in other words, a good Dutchman and a staunch Democrat. He has been very active on the hill, and has become well known and well liked by all. Our best wishes go with you, " Curt. " GEORGE L. HARTING Stevens, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Junior Varsity Basketball 1; Ministerium 1, 2, 3, 4; Y. M. C. A. 3; Choir 2. George is one of the six ministers that our class is proud to possess. If he is not well known to the students at large, it is because he has been a pastor for the past two years. e wish him Godspeed in all his work. Page 19 MERLE K. HECKLER Windber, Pa. B.S. in Economics Student Council 2, 3, Pres. 4: Athletic Assoc, Pres. 4; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 4, Treas. 3; Conunerciantes 1, 2, 3, Treas. 4; Class Treas. 3,4: Raski ' tball 1, 2. hen the males of the campus come out in their bright feathers, they always look to see what " .loe " is wearing. His ability to select attractive clothes makes him the idol of good dressers. He thrives on football, fiction, movies, and finance. GALEN V. JONES Aun.ra-on-Cayuga, N. Y. B.S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes 1, 2, 3, 4: Y. ! L C. A. 1, 2, Treas. 4; Sock and Ruskin 3, Pres. 4: Student Council 4; Raseball 1, 2; Rasketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Soccer 3, 4: Freshman Class, Treas. 1: Junior Cla.ss, V.-Pres., 3. Calen " s love for work is .something to envy. His .strong determin- ation and his wisdom have gained for him the applause of us all. Galen ' s lovable personality and his unlabored, natural charm place him high in our esteem. Whether it be on the athletic field or at work, Galen gives his best. JAMES S. KIEFER Choir L 2, 3, 4. Elizabethtown, Pa. A.B. in Lihtral .4r .v Being a day .student, " Jim " was rather king in identifying himself at E-town outside of classes, but having learned to know liim, his ideals, his purposes, and his sincerity in carrying them out, we have no doubt that his life will not be lived in vain. ERNEST G. KING Richland, Pa. B.S. in Economics Class Pres. 3, 4; Commerciantes I, 2, 3, 4; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2; Sock and Ruskin 3, 4: Chorus 2, 3; Soccer 3, 4; Athletic Mgr. I, 2, 3, 4 ; Athletic Council 3. This well-mannered young man is aptly named. His magnetic personality and his prowess as class president destine him to become a leader in both social and financial circles. SENIORS Page 20 AF TIIIR V. KILP Mt. Joy, Pa. B.S. in Economics Commerciantes 1, Treas. 2, .-Pres. 3, Pres. 4; Soccer 2, 3, 4; Etownian, Adv. Mgr. 2, Assist. Bus. Mgr. 3, Bus. Mgr. 4: Candles 3, 4; Class Treas. 2; Y. M. C. A. 1, 3. Aiming hi h — that ' s Art, " the " accountant of the Class of ' 40. His (lutstandinj: executive ability will put him on tup in life as it has in college. To a conscientious worker who goes wholeheartedly about his tasks, we wish the utmost in future happiness and success. ii W . KEWETH LEISTER McAlisterviUe, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Ediicalion Etonian. Editor 3, 4: Commerciantes 1, 2. 4, Treas. 3: Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Candles 3, 4; Etownian, Circulation Algr. 2: Soccer 2, 3, 4. When we want something done, well done, and on time, Kfe go to Ken. A ho can forget him for his fine work as editor of the Etonian. His quiet, unassuming attitude and pleasing personality make him a real friend to those who know him. Luck, Ken, in your profession of teaching! HERBERT C. LEFEVER York, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education Student Council 1. Sec. 3; BasebaU 1, 2, 3, 4. AA ell liked by his associates who are attracted by his regular eruptions of dry, cynical humor at opportune moments, Lefever is a typical " Science Man. " never divulging more than necessary, and that under pressure: this is accompanied by unexcitable reserve. Herb is a true lover of baseball and prefers the " hot corner. " LESTER E. AL . BECK Bethel, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education Y. M. C. A. 1. 2. 3, V.-Pres. 4: Sigma Zeta 2, Sec. 3, Master Scientist 4: International Relations Club 1, 2, 3, V.-Chmn. 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4: Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Soccer 2, 3, Co-Capt. 4. This amiable Berks Countian, with the New York accent, is the chemist of the 1940 class. His broad smile, whether in the class room, in the lalK)rator ' , or on the athletic Held, is indicative of a sunny persfjnality which should go far toward making him a success in his prospective vocation as a science teacher. SENIORS Page 21 SENIORS GRACE E. MILLER Lititz, Pa. jB.iS. in Elementary Ediicalion Choir 1, 2, t: Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, t; Student Voluntoers 1, 2, 4. Her merry laugh and friendly smile, her sympathetic and sincere Christian character, have won for Grace a place in the hearts of the students. Grace ha.s proved herself a dependable worker in classes and in extra-eurriculars. Her friendliness will bring her success in every activity of life. f BEATRICE M. MYERS Hanover, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Etoumian Staff 1, 2, 3, News Editor 4; Student Volunteers 1, 2, Corr. Sec. .3, V.-Pres. 4; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, Sec. 3, Cabinet 4; Sock and Buskin 3, V.-Pres. 4; Student Council 3, Pres. 4. Mental ability, hard work, and a kind heart have made " Beatie " a leader on the hill. Some will remember her as a good student; others, as an eflicienl leader; but her friends will remember her as a jovial and happy comrade, and a lover of France. DALE WINTON SMITH W indsor. Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education One year at Catawba College. Commerciantes 3, I: Y. M. C. A. 2, 3 4; " Varsity Baseball 2, 3, I: International Relations Club 3. From Catawba College comes this soft-spoken young man to our campus. Not only his financial connections and athletic ability, but also his efforts toward bettering cultural conditions have marked him as an outstanding member of our class. . cosmopolite, he will not become lost among the masses! HELEN SUMMY Manheim, Pa. Secretarial (Iraduate of Lebanon Valley College. Sock and Buskin 4; Student olunteers 4. Although Helen has been with us but one year, her nuisical prowess, dramatic faculties, and charm have captured our hearts. Her natural propensity for social mingling and her happy laugh insure her a hearty welcome everywhere. May you sing your way to the success and happiness which we hope will be yours always, Helen. Page 22 SENIORS C. DONALD ASER .Manheini, Pa. B.S. in Science One year Franklin and Marshall College. Varsity Basketball 2; arsity Baseball 2: Miiiisteriuni 3, 4. " Don, " or " Red " as he is known, came to us from Franklin and Marshall. His wit and car will not soon be forgotten. Some day Don will be making his contribution to society as a doctor. He is also interested in the ministry. j: »u. L. JOHN WEAVER Lancaster, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Student Volunteers L 2, Treas. 4: Sock and Buskin L 2, 4: Tennis Team 2: Y. M. C. A. 1, 2. 4; .Ministerium 4; Candles 1. Here is enthusiasm, energy, and school spirit personified. .John has convinced E-towners that he is possessed with potential leader- ship (|ualities. His versatility is manifested by the fact that he is represented in various activities and clubs on the campus. Success is thine, if thou spendest thine energy economically. GR. CE WENGER BareviUe, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Y. W. C. A. 1. 2, V.-Pres. .3, Pres. 4; Student Volunteers 2, 4, V.-Pres. 3; Student .Senate, Sec. 3, V.-Pres. 4: Student Council 1; Etownian 2; Etonian 2, 4: Debating 1. Here we have the class jewel, (iracie is a girl endowed with all the admirable iualities of gems, for she is sweet, kind, and generous; one of those staunch, loyal, hard-to-find sort of friends, and an excellent neighbor. She is our class valedictorian, having well deserved the honor. May the future bring forth all your highest hopes and aspirations. PAUL B. WILSON Hummelstown, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education Etownian, Reporter 4; Baseball 1, 2, 4: Student Vtilunteers 2, 3, 4. Our " Villson, " also called the " WOodchuck, " made himself nmch evident by his method of eating " Farmer ' s Specials, " interest in math, EA ' ' , and the fair as well as the unfair ladies. He will long be remembered as the only E-town player to hit minus .482 due to his two hits for Pharmacy in ' 38; also by participating quite violently in intramurals. Page 23 SENIORS OSCAR S. WISE Philadelpliia, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education One year at Temple Uiiiversitv. Etownian. Reporter 4: Inter- national Relations Club 3. Cabinet Member 4: Y. M. C. A. 3, 4; Class .-Pres. 4. The Great Ossie with his innmiierable problems has proved a fount of never-failing entertaimiient and fatherly advice for the many who have sat at his feet, especially for other members of the EA». Rorrower of money, teller of tales, student of history, ex- pounder at lentrth. cutter of classes — our worthy sage will be carried far by the sheer force of his personality. Class History T70rR years have passed since sixty-nine timid Freshmen tlirilied to the first glad weeks of - - college life. Four years ago they drowned in hard work tiie first traces of nostalgia. Since then, under the leadership of Madiera, Baugher, and King, the class has made for itself a place on the campns. Atliletic heroes, dramatic stars, fluent preachers, able musicians, and reliable workers in every organization — these are the contributions tiie Class of 1940 lias made to college life. The tug-of-war, the Freshman party (we captured the invading Sophs), hikes, programs, and banquets helped the first year to pass rapidly. Another year brought heavier scliednles and increased re- sponsibilities. At the end of that year many of our elementary students secured teachhig positions. Before we parted we celebrated our achievements at a house party at Mount Gretna. The next year, with diminisiied numbers, we renewed our work. A year of frantic activity in classes and extra-curriculars, and then — we were Seniors! Our last year brought us some new- classmates, experienced teachers who iiad decided to finish tjieir college course. This year, with its classes, parties, and dormitory fun. was made especially interesting by the production of the class play, ' " Silas Marner. " At last came May, apple-blossoms, and graduation. ' " Not of the sunlight. Not of the moonlight. Not of the starlight! 0, young Mariner, Down to the haven. Call your companions. Launch your vessel. And crowd your canvas, And, ere it vanishes Over the margin. After it, follow it. Follow the CJIeam. " ' — Tennyson Page 2 I - " ■ " " ■ ■ ■ 1 1 1 ' 1 tT-i-ir mj ' Vt . ' M ■ HHir :- T ' j} ipPf BH fl iP J B ' ' it W ■ i i ? |i| W fli 1 V 1 B t 1 ft- b ' n K ' 1 ' V id ■LJ ' v B ; f ' d B kf k 1 W W -Li flP ' ' 1 ■M. : ,,: ■ ' .i i J , Boi r Bb lifBli H W w ' 1 |LdkN| V m H m vv .. ' i =-v fc |dUV BH 1 V 1 V , T- HBH H E= -• ' " U JH SENIOR CLASS PLAY Silas Marner ?9 EORGE ELIOT " S lone weaver of Raveloe came to life this year wlien the Senior Class presented John Ravold ' s adaptation of " SUas Marner. " ' The play was given on February 16, under the direction of Miss Rebekali Sheaffer. As " Silas Maruer, " Ernest King was transformed, by an unjust accusation, from a straightforward, friendly youth to a selfish miser. Finding " Eppie " " at his hearth, after he had lost his gold, restored his faith in mankind and in God. The role of the golden-haired " Eppie, " at three stages in her life, was played by Judy Cassel, Patsy Hill, and Lena Brightbill. Carl Raifensberger played the part of little " Aaron Whithrop, " " Eppie " s " playmate. Kenneth Leister played the pEU-t of " Aaron " as a young man. Gay scenes in the mansion of " Squire Cass " introduced the pleasure-loWng Casses and the well-bred Lammeters. Pictures of nineteenth-century village life added to the humor of the play. On March 15 the Seniors repeated the production for the benefit of the recrea- tion project which is being sponsored by the clubs of the town. Page 25 President Ross H. Coulson Secretary Anna Carper Treasurer Earl S. Smith Page 26 yis ifes. J ij ' 1 It s Page ' 27 JUNIORS JEANETTE BARNES Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Elemenlary Educalion A Cappella Choir 1, 2, 3: Y. W . C. A. 1, 2, 3: Student Volunteers 2, 3. Jeanette is the song-bird of our class. Although she is a day- student, she is always found in the dorm in the midst of all the fun and pranks. But .leanette also has a more serit)us nature whieh we are certain she will display to perfection as an elementary teacher. ROY BORGER West Catasauqua, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Educalion ' Two years at Muhlenberg College. Commerciantes 3. Roy, a Transcendentalist (?), completed his first two years at Muhlenberg College. It ' s difficult tt) find a more care-free fellow at E-town, and the business world will undoubtedly welcome some of his unique ideas in the form of labor-saving devices and his cosmopolitan personality. RUTH CAMERON Millerstown, Pa. B.S. in Elemenlary Education Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3: Student Volunteers 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Sock and Buskin 2, Sec.-Treas. 3; Student Senate, Sec. 3; Cheer- leader 2; Elonian, 3. Ruth, a studious girl, greets everyone with her ready smile. She likes to have a gotxl time and, therefore, when we have parties we can always depend on her to be there and help us. We are sure that Ruth will win the admiration of all of her future pupils. 3 ANNA CARPER Palmyra, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arl. Y. W. C. A. 1, Cabinet 2, V.-Pres. 3; Student Volunteers 1, 2, 3; Sock and Buskin 2, 3; Choir 1, 3, Sec. 2; Elownian 1, 2, 3. Anna is well known as being jolly and friendly to all. Her pleasing personality antl willingness to work has won her many friends. She has proved to be ellicient in her school-work. We wish her success and happiness through life. Page 28 JUNIORS ROSS HAROLD COULSON Hanover, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Basketball 1. 2, Co-Capt. 3; Tennis 1: Y. M. C. A., Sec. .3; Senate 2, Troas. 3: Junior Class, Pres. 3; Candles 3. Athletic and amative, this warbhng son of Hanover represents a composite of geniahty, afTableness, and traits therewith pertaining. Enemy to none, friend to all, Ross rests on a pedestal accessible to few. Administrative offices have gravitated to him with rhythmic regularity, and rightfully so, for in conscientious application to a task Ross is unsurpassed. CURTIS DAY New Freedom, Pa. B.S. in Science Baseball 1, 2, Co-Capt. 3: Soccer 1, 2, 3: Y. M. C. A. 1, 2; Student Council 3: Junior Varsity Basketball 3. " Dreamy " is the boy who can coin words and expressions for every occasion, but he would nt)t be himself if he didn ' t finish all his gestures with a series of flourishes. He plays baseball with great enjoyment. " Dreamy " is often dejected, but never perma- nently, which should add to his prospective happiness. DORA VICTORIA ENGLE Cochranville, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Two years at Eastern Mennonite School. Y. W. C. A. 3; Student olunteers 3. Dora is the reserved girl who joined our class this year after having attended E. M. S. Although she may seem quiet, those who know her will say that she always has her bag of tricks ready. Nature study and elementary work seem to be her cliief interests. JEANETTE ESPENSHADE Pabnyra, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Student Volunteers 1, 2, 3; International Relations Club 2; Choir 2, 3: Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Commerciantes 2, 3. Since Jeanette has been with us for three years, we found her to be a friendly conversationalist. We certainly will remember her jolly laugh and her gray Chevrolet. Jeanette is taking the Com- mercial Course, and two years from now we can see her teaching in this field. We wish you the best of success, Jeanette! Page 29 WILMER FRIDINGER Lineboro. Md. B.S. in Commercial Education Soccer 1. 2, 3: Basketball 1, 2, 3. ■■ ilbur " has deservedly earned for himself the title of the college strong man. hen this blond wave of destruction swings into action in the gym or on the athletic field, the opposition gains a new respect for E-town " s prowess. Always a good fellow and interesting companion, ■ " Fridy " is broadening his exploits to include the social room. LEAH GODFREY Red Lion. Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Student C.omicil .3; Y. W. C. A. 1. 2, 3: Student Volunteers 1, Rec. Sec. 2. Corr. Sec. 3. Dept. Mgr. 3: Choir 1. 2. Sec. 3: Girls ' Varsity Basketball 1. 2, 3. Always willing, always working, accurately describes Leah ' s personality. She is an all-round girl who enjoys sports, activities, and music. The class extends their best wishes to her in pursuing her career as an elementary sclxxii teacher, in which we are sure success will be hers. ANNA GRAYBILL Hershey, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Y. W. C. A. L 2, 3: A Cappella Choir 2. Anna travels from Hershey every day to continue her training for an elementary teacher. At times she is very quiet and studious, but she is always ready to take part in fun, which she often starts herself. To Anna — Success — from us. BETTY GROUPE Middletown. Pa. -4.6. ( ( Liberal Art. : Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Elownian, Reporter 1. 2, 3: Etonian, Junior Editor 3. A paramount cog in the Junior set-up is this erudite, unassuming and gracious Miss from Aliddletown. Despite her daily 18-mile treks. Betty has managed to project her geniality, her likableness, and her tacit effectiveness into the hfe-blood of the campus. JUNIORS Page 30 JUNIORS RUTH L. HOLLINGER Lititz, Pa. B.S. in Elemenlary Education Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3: Student olunteers 2, 3. Her gay laughter can be heard ringing through the halls at all times. She is an industrious student but she is ever present where there is fun and gayety. As a teacher in the primary grades, we know she will be tops. Heres wishing you the best of everything, Ruth! MARGUERITE E. HOOVER B.S. in Elemenlarv Lineboro, Md. Education Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, Cabinet 3: Student olunteers 1, 2, 3; Student Council. Sec. 3: Basketball 1: Cheerleader 1, 2; A Cappella Choir 3; Sock and Buskin 1, 2, 3; Etownian, Reporter 1, 2, 3. Peggy — the dark-haired, brown-eyed lass who can be very active in outside affairs with no loss to her scholastic standing. With her charm and ability she cannot fail to succeed in whatever life holds for her. PERRY W. HULL Waynesboro, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes 2, 3: Athletic Mgr. 1, 2, 3: Y. M. C. A. 1, 2. Perry is a very efficient hall proctor. His good classwork has proved to be the result of stick-to-it-iveness, which is but one trait of his interesting personality. Perry is eager to win and we feel sure he will. York, Pa. A. 1, 2, 3: JEANNE KAUFF L N B.S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes 2, 3; Sock and Buskin 2, 3: . . C. Student Volunteers 3. Meet one of the neatest girls of our class — Jeanne. She always makes a nice appearance which will be a decided asset when she becomes a Commercial teacher. Jeanne will surely accomplish much if shi ' can instill in tier pupils the traits we have found and admired in her. Page 31 JUNIORS HAROLD E. KETTERING Mechanicsburg, Pa. -4.6. in Liberal Arts Two years at Messiah Bible College. Student Volunteers 3; Y. M. C. A. 3; Chorus 3: Ministerium 3. Unobtrusive, even to the meekest of the meek, and seldom ruffled, even by the heights of physical and mental torment, this soft- spoken, unassuming transfer has bettered the spiritual life of the campus because of his presence. ERNE.ST LEFEVER York, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education Y. -M. C. A. 1, 2, Pres. 3: Etownian 1, Feature Editor 2, Assoc. Editor 3: International Relations Club 1. 3, Pres. 2: Sophomore Class, Pres.; Candles 2, 3; Student Volunteers 1, 2, 3; Ministerium 2, 3. Prophet, ascetic, humorist, furious and assiduous workman, technical artist, master of some, servant of all — Ernie has come d(jwn out of the York County hills to be the sleepless conscience of our class. Work camps, slums, share-croppers, co-ops and Pendlc Hill — httle has escaped his keen observations. Success. " President of E-town College at 50, Moderator of Annual Meeting at 51, excomnmnicated at 52, millit)naire at 53. CHARLOTTE M.-VRY MARREY York, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Sock and Buskin 3; A Cappella Choir 1; Student Volunteers 3; Commerciantes 2, 3. Charlotte, the dark-haired, friendly girl from York, can usually be found where there is dancing, laughter, and gaiety. She is training for the commercial held. Here ' s wishing vou success in Ufe! ARLENE E. MILLER Lebanon, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Y. W. C. A. 2, 3; Student Volunteers 2, 3; A Cappella Choir 2. Arlene is one of the rare people who can go about her work in a quiet, unobtrusive manner, and accomplish nmch. The world needs more people like this and we ' re sure Arlene will find a place in it for her talents. Page 32 JUNIORS LORRAINE H. MILLER Fredericksbiirfr, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Y. V. C. A. 1, 2. 3; A Cappella Choir 1: Student ' ulunteers 1, 2, 3. Lorraine is one of the most willing workers of our class. She always attacks a task with an enthusiasm and thoroughness which brings her out on top. Add to this her genuine love of the elementary work, and it can be readily seen that Lorraine will succeed as an elementarv teacher. ESTHER A. MOORE Lebanon, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Chorus 2: Y. . C. A. 2, Treas. 3: Student (llunteers 2. Rec. Sec. 3. She has been an excellent waitress for the entire three years. Mth a dynamic personality, Esther has a cheery " Hello " or a pleasant " Good-morning " for everyone. Esther is small but oh! she will go a long way with the school she has just received. LOWELL REIDEXBAUGH Lititz, Pa. -4.6. in Literal Art-v Etownian I, Sports Editor 2, 3; Etonian, Sports Editor 3; Student Council 2, 3: Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Candles 3. Authority on sports, sp?aker in " tongues, " champion of the Red Sox, defender of Lititz, and sports editor par excellence. Reidy has made Room 30Q the recreational center of the boys ' dorm. Tutoring his roonmiate, Ijuying a newspaper, or belittling Fridigan — all be- came secondary to his immeasurable service tt) the school in con- vincing the newspapers and the public that E-town has a place in the Sun. AUSTIN RUTH Hanover, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education Tennis 2, 3; Athletic Mgr. 2, 3; Class V.-Pres. 3. Being e.r officio member of the Student Council, Austy was always on the carpet. In spite of that, he was an ever-present help to the athletic teams. His ambition in life is to dish out to the younger generation .some of the culture he has absorbed from dear old " ahra monimv. " Page 33 THEODORE M. SHECKART Bainbridge, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Educaiion Etonian Staff, Asst. Bus. Mgr. 3. " Ted " is the likable comedian of the Class of " 41. His untiring interpretations will long be renienibered by many. Mien we think of Ted we always think of his good will and K)yalty. He is industrious and sincere as he pursues his gt)al, which we know he will attain. EARL SAMUEL SAHTH Red Lion, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Commereiantes L 2, 3; Sock and Buskin 2, 3; Class Treas. 1, 2. 3; Etonian. Circ. Mgr. 3. Smith is one of E-town ' s foremost Thespians, an active member of the Sock and Buskin Club. However, Earl intends to become a pedagog of commerce and we are confident that his future will exemplify success. MILDRED E. SNODGRESS Woodbine, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Y. W. C. A. I, 2, 3; Commereiantes 1, 2, 3; Sock and Buskin 2, 3; Student Volunteers 2, 3. " Mil " has a definite awareness of where she is going. Her positive Ukes and dislikes, frankly expressed, leave one in no doubt as to the quafity of the underlying character. Here ' s wishing you success, Mildred, as you enter the field of commercial education. JOHN HOWARD SPEIDEL Philadelphia, Pa. B.S. in Business Administration Choir 1, 2, 3; Sigma Zeta 2, V. -Master Scientist 3; Etownian 2, Asst. Bus. Mgr. 3: Etonian, Freshman Editor 1; Class Pres. 1; Junior Varsity Basketball 1, 2, 3; Y. M. C. A. 2, Cabinet 3. " Johnny " is the illustrious day student who hails from the Masonic Homes. He always has a smile and a cheery " Hi Ya! " for everyone he meets. " Johnny " is destined to go places in this world. We wish him everlasting luck. JUNIORS Page 3i EMORY E MNG STOUFFER Progress, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Educalion Student Council 1; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Baseball 1, 2, 3: Soccer 1, 2, 3; Conimerciantes 1, 2, 3: Sock and Buskin 2, 3; Y. M. C. A. 1, 3. As a target of numerous, impertinent and unmerited reflections on his influential athletic connections this monicker-laden product of Harrisburg has successfully buffeted all and crashed the kin ton of baseball, basketball and soccer. Always obliging and seldom despondent Stouffer embraces those traits paramount to an enviable personality. MARY JANE STRITE Middletown, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Y. . C. A. 1: Conimerciantes 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3. Basketball and Jane just can ' t be separated. For three seasons our modest forward illuminated the phantom trail. With her industry and sincerity, supplemented by her jolly smile, Jane has won her place on the campus. These same traits in no small degree spell a life of success and happiness. CHARLES C. WALKER Gap, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Y. M. C. A. 1, Cabinet 3; International Relations Club 1, 2, I res. 3: Candles 2, 3; Elownian, Circ. Mgr. 2, Adv. Mgr. 3; Etonian, Assoc. Editor 3: Choir 1, 2: Soccer 1. 2; Baseball 1, 2: BasketbaU 3, Mgr. 1, 2. Monger of legerdemain, ecmnesia and decrepit jocosity, this zoilean ' " harlequin from ' Hiatus " " has verbigeratedly avalanched a plethora of encomium im his costard with his encephalic distur- bances. Intumescent with intellect this pasquinading panacea has branded himself a drt ll par excellence, an iconoclast iif the first magnitude and an all-round machinator non pareiled. WILLL M G. WILLOUGHBY Harrisburg, Pa. -4.fi. in Liberal Arts Student Volunteers 1, 2, 3; Ministerium 3: Etownian 1, 2, Editor 3; Candies 2, 3. " " Dear Editor. " with his dreams of a better E-town, has drawn and returned fire from many angles. Recreation facilities, daily newspaper in the hbrary, freedom of the press — Bill Quixote has attacked the windmill repeatedly. This hobo from ew Mexico contends that he will have more success in a democracy. Selah. JUNIORS Page 35 JUNIORS CHARLES E. WILSON Three Springs, Pa. R.S. in Commercial Ediiralioii Closely-knit, luishy-browed, and with a scrutiny (in the profits, ilson brings to tlie campus a cross-section of Huntingdon County drolleries. Although denied the prime requisites i ' or athletic per- fection, ilson has been blessed with a will to win and appreciates finesse in all athletic endeavors. BETH L. WINGER S. Rhodesia, S. Africa B.S. in Elementary Education Two years at Messiah Bible College. Student Volunteers 3. (irantham indeed blessed us richly when it s ' nt Beth to us at the beginning of our junior year. She has a most charming, gracious, and likable per.sonality and it didn ' t take her long to find a place among us. With her intelligence and charm she is destined to go far. STANLEY DISNEY Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Basket Ijall 1, 2, Co-Capt. .3; Baseball 1, 2, Co-Capt. 3: Soccer 1, 2, 3; Conniierciantes 2, V.-Prcs. 3; Sock and Buskin 3. Introducing " Diz, " the man of wit, joviality, and the pleasing personality, hailing from Elizabethtown. " Diz " is a shark at business matters as well as a spectacular baseball and basketball star. As a business executive, or as a star in the Big League, he is sure to win applause. WILLIAM B. ELSASSER Cocolamus, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Y. M. C. A. 1, .3. Bill is the artist, swing piani.st, and industrious worker of the Elementary Clan. Although he is always busy, he can always find time to lielp one of his classmates. Keep up the good work, Bill, for success is bound to result from such perseverance. Page 36 JUNIOR CLASS HISTORY TT WAS September, 1937, when the largest class that had ever entered Elizabeth- town College arrived on the campus — sixty-six strong. We were heartily wel- comed with a series of social events, but after the first exciting week in this new environment, we discovered llial lliere was also a more serious side to this business of college — that of settling down to lessons and respecting Freshman regulations. We managed to survive all these and come out victorious with a Freshman Party which was settled peacefully with the Soplujmores. We were ably steered througii the course of this first year by President John Speidel, Secretary Betty Forney, and Treasurer Earl Smith, with Prof. Meyer as Adviser. As Sophomores, our biggest event was the house-party at Mt. Gretna, which was chaperoned by Prof, and Mrs. E. G. Meyer. Ernest Lefever became our new President while the other officers remained the same. And then we came into our third year in these " storied halls " with thirty-six noble survivors, and we realized that we were fast nearing the end of our journey. For some this was to be the last year of their college experiences, for they would enter into tlie field of elementary teaching at tlie end of the year. Ross Coulson and Anna Carper were elected President and Secretary respectively, and Earl Smith was chosen to juggle our accounts, for his third term. This year was to bring the responsibilities of a Junior-Senior Banquet and of helping to edit and finance the yearbook. Throughout our three years here, we have given of our best to every organiza- tion and activity on the campus. In basketball we have been well represented by Co-Captains Ross Coulson and Stan Disney, Wilmer Fridinger and Emory Stauffer. Co-Captains Disney and " Dreamy " Day. and Emory StauCfer have been outstanding on tiie baseball team. William Willoughby deserves much credit for his fine work this year as editor of the Etownian. To name every person in our class who has been active would make the list too long, for everyone has done his share, wherever his place has been. Many of our Juniors hold outstanding posi- tions in some of the other organizations, to which they have contributed much. So with a feeling of satisfaction we pass over our three years at Elizabethtown College and look forward with a great deal of pleasure to our final, and what we hope will be our best year. Page 37 President Ralph Parrett Vice-President Dale Frey Secretary Sara Herr Treasurer Rachel Kurtz Page 3S s ;» O P II M O R E s Page 39 SOPHOMORES G. ROBERT ACKER New Monmouth. N. J. B.S. in Elementary Education One year at Eastern Biblical Seminary Soccer 2 Y. M. C. A. 2 Student olunteers 2 International Relations Club 2 A Cappella Choir 2 Etonian 2 JANET BOYD Elizabethtown, Pa. A.B. in Secondary Education Sock and Buskin 2 Etownian 2 Sigma Zeta 2 J. STANLEY EARHART Mt. Joy, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Etoivnian. Reporter 1. 2 Student olunteers 1. 2 Coramerciantes 1. 2 Y. M. C. A., Cabinet 2 ELWOOD LEROY FAUTH Red Lion, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes 1. 2 Student Council, Sec. 2 Elownian. Circ. Mar. 2 HARRY BERBERIAN Elizabethtown, Pa. Pre-Medical Sock and Buskin 2 Athletic Trainer, 1, 2 Y. M. C. A. 1, 2 RUFUS DOUPLE Harrisburg. Pa. Business .Administration One year at Franklin and Marshall College RR ' .HARD ECKROTH Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Science Tennis 1. 2 Chorus 1. 2 DALE L. FREY Chambersburg, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Coininerciantes 1, 2 Athletic Mgr. 1, 2 Etownian 1 Class .-Pres. 2 Student Senate 2 Y. M. C. A. 1 Soccer 1 Page W IM.I M GIRBLE Manlieim. Pa. B.S. in Commercial Eiliu-alion Coriiineriiantes 1, 2 SARA E. HEINDEL York, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Etiacaliun Y. V. C. A. 1, 2 ' Student olunteers 1, 2 Choir 1. 2 BEVERLY HENRY Everett, Pa. Secretarial Y. W. C. A. 1. 2 Commerciantes 2 Basketball 2 ELIZABETH GINGRICH Lebanon, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Chorus L 2 Sock and Buskin . 2 Student olunteers . 2 Y, W. C. A. 1, 2 H. MARLIN HEISEY Pahiiyra, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education ALMA HERR Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Y. W. C. A. 1. 2 Commerciantes I, 2 Basketball 1, 2 Choir 1, 2 SARA HERR Peach Bottom, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Y. W. C. A. L Sec. 2 Commerciantes L 2 Basketball 1, 2 Class Sec. 2 RACHAEL E. KURTZ Leacock, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Sock and Buskin 1, 2 Girls ' Basketball Team L 2 Chorus 2 Y. W. C. A. 1, 2 Student Senate 2 Class Treas. 2 SOPHOMORES Page Ul SOPHOMORES LEWIS M. MANBECK Lewistown. Pa. Secretarial Class Pres. 1 Soccer 1 Coramerciantes 2 J. R. LPH PAHHETT Elizabt ' tlitnw n. Pa. Pre-Denlal Choir 1, Pres. 2 Sigma Zeta Treas. 2 Class Pres. 2 Candles 2 1 , Hecorder- PAUL E. REED Tower City, Pa. B.S. in Science Basketball 1, 2 Soccer 1, 2 Y. M. C. A. 1 KENNETH R. SHAFFER Spring Gro e, Pa. B.S. in Science Y. M. C. A. 1. 2 Athletic Mgr. 1. 2 BEN MUSSER Columbia, Pa. B.S. in Science Choir 1. Treas. 2 Sigma Zeta 2 JANET M. PFALTZGRAFF York, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Chorus 1, 2 olunteers 1, 2 Y. V. C. A. 1. 2 Student Council 2 GARLAND S. RITZ York, Pa. B.S. in Science Y. M. C. A. 1. 2 Rl TH SHAW Stewartstown, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Conimerciantes 2 Sock and Buskin 2 Student ohmteers 1. 2 Y. W. C. A. 1, 2 Page 2 SOPHOMORES I.OriSE SMITH Hallam. l a. B.S. in Commercial Edwiiliim Y. W. C. A. 2 Cominertiantes 2 Student olunteers 2 ANNA E. SNYDER West Chester, Pa. Secretarial Y. W. C. A. 1, 2 Commerciantes 2 Basketball 1.2 Etonian, Sophomore Editor 2 MARY E ELYN TRACY Hanover, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Student olunteers 2 Etownian Staff 2 Y. V. C. A. 1, 2 Sophomores Not Photographed Betty Grove, Harrisburg, Pa. Robert Eugene Hoffner. Elizabetlivill Harry Horning, Elizabethtown, Pa. William I. C. Knight, Highspire, Pa. Eugene R. Shirk, Elizabethtown, Pa. ;, Pa. Class History H 1 F a liundred new faces appeared in the fall of 1939 on the campus of Elizabethtown College; tiuis be ' an the Class of 12 lo be " iulucated for Service. " elcoined with a week of social activity, we were suddenly forced into a current of work and study. We gradually became adjusted to school customs and were organized as a class. In all the school activities we, as Freshmen, were loyal supporters, willing workers, eager participators. Only twenty-nine faces could be counted as Sophomores this fall on College Hill. Again the class, with Dr. Musick as supervisor, elected officers. Ralph Parrett is our distinguished President. He holds that same office in the A Cappella Choir and is honored by his memlx-rsliip in the select group of Candles. Our other capable officers are Dale Frey, Sara Herr. and Rachel Kurtz. The talent of several worthy Sophomores deserves special mention. Rachel Kurtz appears again as a basketball player, an excellent actress, and a member of the Student Senate. Sara Herr is a conscientious commercial student, an officer on the " ■Y " Cabinet, and appears with four others of her class in girls " varsity basketball. Our class contributes eight to tiie clioir. Our President, Elizabeth Cingrich, Janet Pfaltzgratf, Benn Musser, and Richard Eckroth fretiuently appear as soloists. Mary Tracy, an " A " " student, is the scholastic genius of our number. Janet Boyd excels in science studies and in drama. The Elownian stalf includes tiie above girls, Stanley Earhart, and Elwood Fauth, the Circulation Manager. In athletics we list Eugene Shirk, pride of tiie basketball quintet, and in baseball an excellent mound performer: Paul Reed, varsity basketball player: Robert Hoffner, home-run hero and pitcher; Richard Eckroth, ace in tennis; and Robert Acker, a capable soccer player. Forget not Kenneth Sliaf[ " er and Dale Frey, exceptionally reliable athletic managers. The Class of ' 42 is original. . s our group social function, a class banquet was held at Diff ' s on . pril 17. Because of Sophomore willingness, cooperation, and enthusiasm, the program of indi- vidual talent will long be remembered as the highlight of our second year. Although we are not so great in number, you must admit, fellow students, we have thus far generously contributed our talent to each event. The quality of our service must, and does, compen- sate for the quantity of servers. Within the next two years our ranks will be still further depleted. Those who remain, we know, will uphold the standards already set, and in 1942 will emerge a small, but illustrious class, " Educated for Service. " Page U3 President Stewart B. Kauffman Vice-President R. Richard Anderson Secretary Catharine Curry Page fUi F K li: s II M li: X Page 45 DOROTHY BAUGHER Elizabethtown, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Cheerleader Basket ball Student Volunteers Commerciantes A Cappella Choir Y. W. C. A. ELSIE C. BECKER Manheim, Pa. Secretarial Student Volunteers Y. W. C. A. ERMA BELL Hummelstown, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes Girls ' Varsity Basketball Girls ' Junior Varsity Basketball Y. ' W. C. A. H. B. BOMBERGER, JR. Lebanon, Pa. B.S. in Science PAULINE CAMPBELL Holtwood. Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education W. C. A. Student Volunteers HAROLD Z. BOMBERGER Lebanon, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Ministerium Etownian. Reporter Student Volunteers JANET M. BURNS Lancaster, Pa. Secretarial Commerciantes Y. W. C. A. Cheerleader GENEVA COLEMAN Millersburg, Pa. Secretarial Y. W. C. A. Student ' olunteers Chorus International Relations Club FRESHMEN Page 6 FRESHMEN CATHARINE E. CURRY Palmyra, Pa. Secretarial Basketball Cheerleader Comiiierriantes Choir Student olunteers Y. V. C. A. Class Sec. JAQUELINE DIFFENDERFER Middletown, Pa. B.S. in Science Student Senate A Cappella Choir Y. W. C. A. Student olunteers Sigma Zeta Girls ' Basketball, Mgr. .lEAN G. DAUM Columbia, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Choir Y. W. C. A. ESTHER EVANS Lancaster, Pa. B.S. in Elementary Education Choir Student Volunteers Y. W. C. A. JOHN GOODYEAR Harrisburg, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education VIVIAN JEAN GROSH Mount Joy, Pa. Secretarial Chorus Commerciantes V. V. C. A. MARIAN GROFF Lancaster, Pa. .4.6. in Liberal Arts Student olunteers Chorus International Relations Club Y. V. C. A. LILLIE MAE GUMPHER New Cumberland, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Commerciantes Student Council Y. W. C. A. Page hi7 FRESHMEN EMMA A. HACKMAN Lititz, Pa. Secretarial Girls ' Junior ' arsit Baslicthall Student olunti ' i ' rs Y. W. C. A. Commerciantes Choir JOAN HAnniES Marietta. Pa. B.S. in Elemenlary Education Y. W. C. A. Choir f f ESTHEM HEAGY Manheini. Pa. A.B. in Liherat Arts Clioir Student olunteers GRACE HOLLINGER Hersliey, Pa. B.S. in Science Y. W. C. A. JOYCE HOWE New Cuinlieriaiid, Pa. Secretarial Coniinereiantes Basketball Etoifnian . W. C. . Etonian. Freslinian Editor HARVEY S. KLINE Lebanon, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Student Volunteers Student Council Ministerium STEWART B. KAUFFMAN Reading, Pa. A.B. in Liberal Arts Student ' oUinteers Ministerium. Sec.-Treas. Freshman Class Pres. RICHARD LONGENECKER Lititz, Pa. B.S. in Science Athletic Mgr. Page 4i ' RUFUS B. McDANNEL Elizabethtowii. Pit. B.S. in Science Stevens, Pa. Secretarial Basketball Comiiierciantes Student olunteers A Cappella Choir Y. W. C. A. Cheerleader BURNELL k. UEBEHT Hanover, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Soccer Junior arsity Basketball Tennis VERA BLINN SHOOP Elizabethtown. Pa. A.B. in Liberal .Arts A Cappella Choir Y. W. C. A. IHA C. MKVEK Hershey, Pa. B.S. in Elenienlary Education Student uluuteers Chorus Y. M. C. A. Athletic Mgr. Soccer CARROLL POSEY Woodbine, Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education Soccer Junior Varsity Basketball Baseball RAY C. REPLOGLE Martinsburg, Pa. .A.B. in Liberal Arts MAin .lANE SLYDER Dillsburg, Pa. B.S. in Commercial Education Comniereiantes Y. V. C. A. FRESHMEN Page i9 FRESHMEN AUDREY A. TARBERT York. Pa. WILLIAM THIEST Harrislmrg. Pa. Secretarial B.S. in Science Coinnierriantes ' I . W . C. A. Student olunteers International Relations Club DORIS L. Tl R RrLL York. Pa. Secrelarial Commerciantes Y. V. C. A. Student Volunteers LILLIAN WANNER Gap. Pa. Commercial Education Y. W " . C. A. Student Volunteers Commerciantes MAXINE LANDIS WEAVER ROMAINE WEIGLE Robesonia, Pa. Elizabethtown. Pa. Secrelarial B.S. in Elemenlary Education Commerciantes Y. W. C. A. Basketball Y. W . C. A. - Cappella Choir JANE W ITHERS Mount Joy. Pa. B.S. in Secondary Education Y. W . C. A. A Cappella Choir ARLENE G. ZIEGLER Telford. Pa. Secrelarial Commerciantes Chorus Basketball Student Volunteers Y. W. C. A. Page 50 FRESHMEN Freshmen Not Photographed George Althouse, Jr., Ephrata. Pa. R. Richard Andkrson. Spry. Pa. Mary Jane Bi.di ch. Harrisburg. Pa. E ' ELYN Deimler. HarrisbuTg, Pa. Edmund W. Dickworth. Lancas- ter. Pa. Robert D. Kingsburv, Steelton, Pa. Jane E. Larson. Elizabetlitoxvn. Pa. Pai L F. Leicht. Elizabethtown. Pa. Wilbur V. Raffensperger. Eliza- bethtown. Pa. Eugene B. Risser. Harrisbiir;;. Pa. Leroy J. Spahr, Middletown. Pa. Robert H. L pdegraff, Rovalton. Pa. John W. Waggoner. Thompson- town, Pa. Roberta Zoll. Harrisburg, Pa. Class History T?IFTY-THREE bewildered-kiokiiifr Freshmen appeared on the Elizabethtown campus in tliis - ' - fall of 1939 to be greeted by a week full of social activities. Tea was served every afternoon and days were devoted to " learning the ropes. " The following week-ends were livened up for the rather home-sick newcomers by hikes, skating parlies, a scavenger hunt, a fall outing, picnics, and such, to temper the " readin ' and ritin ' and rithmetic " over which they labored during the week. As these new arrivals became accustomed to tiieir environment and lost some of their self- consciousness and inferiority complexes, it appeared that the social life on the campus would be conside rably enlivened by their presence, and whenever there was mischief afoot, the call arose, " Look for the Frosh! " But it was soon proved tiiat they did not major in fun and frivolity. They also took prominent parts in the campus athletics, with ilbur Rafl ' ensperger, " Gene " Risser. Ira Myer. (ieorge Althouse. and Carroll Posey on the soccer team, " RalTey " and " Pork " Leicht playing varsity basketball, and Burnell Rebert, Carroll Posey and George Althouse on the J. V. ' s. The girls, too, took their part in basketball, with " Cass " Curry. Mary Myer. and Erma Bell on the varsity, and Arlene Ziegler, Emma Hackman and " Dot " Baugher as J. . " s. " Jackie " Diffenderfer and Posey did tlieir share as Freshman managers. In the spring Robert Updegraff, Posey, George Althouse, and " Pork " Leicht kept up the class reputation by swinging a mean bat on the baseball team, and " Doc " Kingsbury and " Pork " Leicht were racket wielders in the tennis matches. For those " Rah, rali, rali, rah ' s " that contributed to the excitement of all successful or un- successful athletic encounters, the students were led by a cheerleading team of four Freshmen, " Dot ' Baugher. Janet Burns. " Cass " Curry, and Mary Myer. And the shouting was whole-hearted, as our blue-and-gray-garbed cheerleaders could compete with the best. Still the varied talents of these paragons, the Freshmen, had not been exhausted. Academic honors played a prominent part in their schedules. The school presented to this class one athletic scholarship, six ministerial, and twenty academic awards. Now we are extremely proud of the achievements of our Freshman Class of " 13, and predict, if we do say it ourselves, that it will do worth-while things in the world after donating its share of laughter and tears to the campus of Elizabethtown. Page 51 Publications Organizations Student Government Page 52 A C T I V I T I E S Page 53 The Etonian Staff EDITORIAL STAFF Editor W. Kenneth Leister Associate Editor Charles C. Walker Athletic Editor Lowell Reidenbaugh Senior Editor Grace Wenger Junior Editor Betty Groupe Soplmmore Editor Anna Snyder Frestiman Editor Joyce Howe Snapstwt Editor G. Robert Acker Cartoonist Villl m G. Willoughby BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Curtis A. Gkrhart Assistant Business Manager Theodore Sheckart Circulation Manager Earl S. Smith Assistant Circulation Manager Ruth Cameron Page 5U The Etownian BOARD OF CONTROL J. Z. Herr Miss Rebekah Sheaffer EDITORIAL STAFF Editor W. G. Willoughby Associate Editor Ernest Lefever News Editor Beatrice Myers Sports Editor Lowell Reidenbaugh REPORTERS Anna Carper Betty Groupe Marguerite Hoover Stanley Earhart Joyce Howe Janet Boyd Pearl Brock Harold Bomberger Oscar Wise Mary Tracy Paul Wilson BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Arthur Kulp Assistant Business Manager Howard Speidel Adrerlising Manager Charles Walker Circulation Manager Elwood Fauth Page 55 The Coinnierciantes OFFICERS President Arthur Kulp Vice-President Stanley Disney Secretary Pearl Brock Treasurer Merle Heckler ' I ■ ' HI , aim of thf Commerciantes is to make " better men and women for better business. " The - - Club was or ;anized in 1032 and strives to foster botli tiie business and social developments of its members. It sponsors trips to the various metropolitan centers to get a first-hand glimpse into " big business, ' and also for entertainment. Many skating parties and other social programs are sponsored by the Club, and these serve to develop the social contacts of the students and to produce finer and cleaner business relationships. In its monthly meetings, the Club endeavors to engage speakers qualified to talk on the most important phases of the modern business world, such as accounting, court reporting, insurance, modern educational methods and facilities, etc. Such discussions are intended to stimulate the interest and amlitioii of the students end are an integral part of the Clubs proceedings. Page 56 Student Volunteers OFFICERS President Luke Ebersole ] ' ice-Presideril Beatrice Myers Recording Secretary Esther Moore Corresponding Secretary Leah Godfrey Treasurer John Weaver Faculty Adviser Miss AL rtin ' I ■ ' HE Student oluiiteers is an outstanding religious organization on tlie Campus. Tlie purpose - " - of eacli member " is to devote my life witliout reserve in bringing a saving knowledge of Christ to all men, and to work continually, earnest!) . and intelligently at whatever cost toward this end. " The ' oluntee s sponsor bi-weekly programs on the campus for the students. Deputation teams were sent out to a majority of the churches of eastern and southern Pennsylvania. The themes of the programs given by the teams were centered about the principles of Christian living. Tlirougli their deputation work and their " Annual Drive, " the Ulunleers, as a group, contribute yearly to the work which the Bittingers started in Africa. The highest point in this year ' s activities was being host to the United Student Volunteer Con- ference, the tl ' .eme of wi.ich was " To Serve the Present Age. " Page 57 Y. M. C. A. OFFICERS President Ernest Lefever Vice-President Lester Manbeck Secretary Ross Coulson Treasurer Galen V. Jones Faculty Adriser Dr. D. M. Hill TO FACILITATE Frcsliman adjustment, to promote social life, to help in forming a creative pliilosopliy of life among the male students — these are the aims of the Y. !VL C. A. Through a Big Brother plan and Freshman Week activities the newcomers of 1939-40 were welcomed to the Elizabethtown campus. Hikes, parties, and other events were sponsored in co- operation with the Girls ' Y. The men are looking forward to the use of a gameroom which is being furnished in the basement of (lie Boys " Dorm. During the year the following periodicals were regularly received in the Y Room: Tlie CItristian Science Monitor. Life, The C-tirislian Century, Newsweek, Tlie Readers Digest, The American Magazine, and Popular Mechanics. Our horizons were further broadened by a variety of speakers who chal- lenged us with new ideas. We were fortunate to have with us men like Dr. Chalmer Faw, now in Nigeria; Anthony Lelnier of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Cooperative: Rev. L. C. T. Miller, and Dr. Desmond Bit linger, who was recently elected lo the faculty of McPherson College in Kansas. But the wheel has come full circle with regard to the College Y ' s. About a decade ago, under considerable pressure, th two present organizations were formed. Since that time it has become increasingly apparent that the functions of these organizations could be realized more fully in an integrated association, which we wholeheartedly recommend. We are looking forward to a more elfective program under the new set-up whatever it might be. Page 58 Y. W. C. A. OFFICERS President Grace Wenger Vice-President Anna Carper Secretary Sara Herr Treasurer Esther Moore Faculty Adviser Mrs. La vinia Wenger TN FULFILLING its purpose, to enrich the lives of its members and to make fuller life possible for - - all people, the Y. W. C. A. has become a vital part of life on College Hill. Informal parties, bi- monthly meetings, and teas have drawn the girls into closer friendship through work and play. In an endeavor to promote religious life on campus, the " Y " lias cooperated with other organiza- tions in weekly prayer meetings and in chapel programs. Holiday seasons found the " Y " busy with special programs. The Thanksgiving Supper, the secret friends of Valentine Week, the " Coach-and-Four " Tearoom, and the Easter sunrise service and breakfast were sponsored by the Y. W. C. A. At Christmas the girls shared their cheer with a group of town children in a Christmas party. The annual Mother and Daughter Banquet marks the climax of the activities of the year. At this time llie girls welcome tlicir mothers to a pageant and a bancjuet. Page 59 Sock and Buskin OFFICERS President Galen Jones Vice-President Beatrice Myers Secretary-Treasurer Ruth Cameron AN UNDERSTANDING of life, poise, self-confidence, and appreciation — these are the qualities the club tries to develop. This year the club presented several one-act plays. In November tlie club presented " The Naked Truth " and " The Lepers, " two of the St. Francis of Assisi plays, before the National Student Volunteer Convention. Last year the club decided to join witii several surrounding collej;es in presenting plays before high schools in the county. As a result the Sock and Buskin presented Booth Tarkington ' s " Trysting Page 60 Sock and Buskin Place " before four higli schools — Mt. Joy, Elizabetlitown, Landisville, and Rothsville. Before the East Strasburf; high school assembly the club presented three historical impersonations — Henry of England, Catherine of France, and Marie Antoinette. The club decided to join the national fraternity, the Alpha Psi Omega. In March several members attended the Annual All-State Dramatics Conference at Penn State. There they enjoyed seeing the play " Tlie World We Live In " and seeing how excellent stage eil ' ects can be produced with little money. For their annual production the club has selected, this year, " Cat-o ' -Nine Tails, " a mystery play by Laurence G. Worcester. After the play was presented, Sock and Buskiners entertained former members at an informal reception in the social room. Page 61 Sigma Zeta OFFICERS President Lester E. Manbeck Vice-President Johis Speidel Secretary-Treasurer Ralph Parrett Faculty Adviser Prof. G. S. Shortess ' T HE 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 student ' s appreciation for science, to give practical application of it in life, and to present to the members recent scientific develop- ments. 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. This activity has been temporarily discontinued, and such projects as the construction of a microprojector and the improvement of our developing room have been undertaken. It is the purpose of the club this year to build a telescope, which may be used by the science department in a study of the celestial bodies. Page 62 The Ministerium OFFICERS President Norman J. Baugher Mce-President John Weaver Secretary Stewart Kautfman ■ ' ' HE Ministerium is an organization of active and honorary members. The active members are those students wlio are interested in tlie work of the ministry or work closely allied to the ministry under church supervision. Members of the faculty who are ministersare eligible to honorary membersiiip in The Ministerium. 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 seek constantly opportunity for practical experience in the preparation for the ministry; and to foster a sound, academic, pre-theological training. During this past year several of the members of The Ministerium were elected to the ministry by their home congregations. The chief activity during the year was to occasionally furnish speakers for several of the local churches. Page 63 The Candles ' ' X O MAKE friends, be one. " This is tlie mutto 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 tlirough regular discussion of pertinent campus problems. Members are selected from the three upper classes on the basis of their scholar- ship, leadership, and service to the College. Each spring the club lK)lds its emwning event of the year, the Candle Homecoming. At this social gathering. Candles, past and present, mingle together perpetuating those friendships formed while at College. Page (i ' l The A Cappella Choir OFFICERS Preside }! Ralph Parrett Secretary Leah Godfrey Treasurer Ben Musser Director Prof. E. G. Meyer ' T ' HE college A Cappella Choir is an active organization composed of students who desire to de- velop a deeper appreciation of music with those around them. It has furnished to musically interested students an enjoyment that will long be remembered. This choir was organized in 1934 by Professor IVIeyer, and each year has been singing in about fourteen churches of eastern and southern Pennsylvania. This year ' s programs begin with the theme song. " Lpward We Look, God of All Our Days, " and consist of thirteen selections by Cruger. Sanderson. Bacli, and others. The members of the choir have selected " Tiie Holy City, " by Gaul, as their second-semester production this yesu-. One of the scriptures which suggests the fu-st part of this sacred cantata is, " Here we have no continuing city. " The second pEU-t was suggested by the words " I saw a new heaven and a new earth. " With the exception of two hymns, a verse from Milton, and three verses from " Te Deum, " the words are entirely scriptural. The choir realizes that the work of directing is no easy task and wishes to extend to Professor Meyer their sincere thanks for liis untiring efforts, and to Mrs. Meyer for her able assistance at the piano. Page 65 Women ' s Student Council President Beatrice Myers Vice-President Lena Brightbill Secretary Marguerite Hoover Leah Godfrey Janet Pfaltzgraff LiLLiE AL e Gumpher Men ' s Student Council President Merle K. Heckler Secretary Elwood Fauth Galen Jones Curtis Day Lowell Reidenbaugh Harvey Kline Page 66 STUDENT SENATE President Norman J. Baugher MEMBERS Seniors Grace Wenger Merle Heckler Juniors Ross Coulson Ruth Cameron Sophomore Dale Frey Freshman Jacqueline Diffenderfer ' I ■ ' HE Student Association is the forma! name given to tlie student body of the school. All students - - are automatically members of the Association upon their entering school. The Association is organized into a President and a Student Senate comprised of representatives of the Senior, Junior, Sophomore, and Freshmen classes. This body of representatives is the official representative body of the Student Association, and all complaints, criticisms or petitions that are meant to reacli the administration should come from the students and go to the administration through this body. During this school year the Senate has sponsored the traditional fall outing, the Thanksgiving Banquet, the Hallowe ' en Party, and the St. Patrick ' s Day Social. Page 67 Soccer Basketball Baseball Tennis Page 68 P C) K T S Page 69 Back Row. Left to Right: Managers Frey and Hull. Althou e, Day, Meyer, Posey. Co-Captains Manbeck and Gerhart. Leister, Kiilp, Rebert, Jones, Coach Herr. Front Row: Acker, Reed, King, Stouffer, Disney. Fridinger, RafFensperger. SOCCER TT ' RECTED on a six-strata Senior bedrock, Coach Herr " s revised soccer edition of " i9 never shook itself - - entirely loose from the dust of mediocrity, and from bell to bell lolled in the trough of the commonplace.. Two victories, three defeats and one tie briefly bridge the six games. The wins came tlirougli the courtesy of Blue Ridge and Cornwall High School, the tie at the expense of Mt. Joy A. A. and the defeats through the superiority of Maryland State Teachers, Franklin and Marshall, and Bloomsburg. Buttressed by Co-Captains Gerhart and Manbeck, King, Jones, Kulp, and Leister, all Seniors, Fridinger, Day, Disney and Stouffer, a ijuartet of Juniors, the automaton at an early date heedlessly wandered into Charybdian waters, was sucked in and spewed forth with three maculae on its escutcheon. Mt. Joy weathered myriad down-field drives and gained a 1-1 tie. Cornwall High School underwent a 2-1 subjection, and Maryland State plowed its way to a 2-0 triumph. Franklin and Marshall lowered the floodgates and snatched a 6-0 victory. Bloomsburg sponsored a 2-1 reversal, and Blue Ridge was decimated in a 3-1 Blitzkrieg. Page 70 GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL UNDEH the coiiiliiiH ' d auspitcs ol ' Alary Jaiic Strite, ( ' .aptaiii Li ' iui Brif;litl)ill. and Erma Bell un the duwii- floor premises, and Ruth Cameron, Leah Godfrey. Anna Snyder, Raehel Kurtz and Catherine Curry at the sentry posts, the Blue and drey eolors in 9K) rose to heights tantamount to those of " 39. For the second successive year the final calculations revealed 8 wins and 2 defeats. But whereas the setbacks of a season ago were inflicted by Thompson Business School, those of " 40 were dealt in a boisterous fasliion by East Stroudsburg. Tucked away in the 3 ) 10 safari were the continuance and cessation of a victory streak that extended through thirteen games, at the end of which East Stroudsburg made a premature entrance and derailed the entourage with a 44-17 upheaval. Striking its scoring summit with a 57 against the Alumnae, and plumbing the depths with a 16 in the second East Stroudsburg encounter, the Blue and Grey averaged a highly respectable 33 points for its ten games. Coach Herr unveiled his sextet somewhere in the dawn of December, it promptly setting about to administer a 47-17 subjection of Lebanon Business College. Hurdhng every obstacle it chanced upon, the sextet rolled into February on the crest of a two-year thirteen-game victory streak, compiled at the expense of Lpsala, Mt. Joy, Penn Hall, Lebanon A ' alley, Taylor Business School of Philadelphia (twice). Alumnae (twice), Leb- anon Business College, St. John ' s Parish of Reading (twice). N est Lampeter A. A., and Moravian. At this stage East Stroudsburg asserted its rights to top honors and fashioned for itself a brace of victories. Lebanon Valley, however, geimflected in the season ' s finale to provide the Phantomettes with a .800 average and a two-year record of 16 victories and 4 defeats. Scoring: Strite 158. Brightbill 76, Bell 60, A. Herr 19, S. Herr 12, Curry 3, and Baugher 2. Left to Right: Coach Herr. Maoaeer Diffenderfer, Brightbill. Myer. S. Herr, Curn,-, Cameron, Bell, Godfrey. Strite. Snyder, Kurtz. Page 71 Back Row, Left to Riyht: Manager King, Gerhart, Walker, Reed, Leicht, Manager Ruth. Front Row: Fridinger, Stouffer, Co-Captain Coulson, Coach Heir, Co-Captain Disney Shirk, Raffensperger. MEN ' S VARSITY BASKETBALL WWT HEN Armageddon liurls its wrench into tlie machinery of Time and seals forever the basketball annals of Elizabethtown College, one page of those gilt-edged archives will, in all likelihood, carry this laconic summation: 1939-40 victories, 9 defeats Under those bare, gelid figures reclines a panorama of celestial exhilaration and Stygian dejection, one tinged by individual successes and tainted with indi- vidual short -comings. Enclosed therein is a gamut of a coach ' s trials and tribula- tions, his thrills and triumphs. Reposing therein are the long-lingering recollections of an over-time Juniata defeat, a last-minute field-goal that stifled Susquehanna, and that cogent over- throw of the sempiternal Nemesis Maryland State. Buoyant also as those thrills is a series of disappointments that went a long way toward preventing a counterpoise on the records. The re was the two-point subjugation inflicted by Pharmacy, a 15-point victory claimed by Bridgewater, and the recovery Moravian made of its bearings when defeat hovered leeringly above it. Page 72 MEi ' S VARSITY BASKETBALL, continued All these and many others, plus all ramifications, serve as components of a sea- son that allotted the Blue and Grey 7 wins. 9 losses, and third place in the Penn- sylvania Conference, to the topside of Juniata and astern of Moravian and Susquehanna. The Blue and Grey struck its first impasse in tlie gruise of Bucknell ' s Bisons on December 7 in a 55-32 setback. Then ft)llo ved the disheartening 32-30 reversal by Pharmacy. Bridgrewater afforded a 40-37 victory, but Albright absconded with a 60-49 verdict. Moravian then took its first step toward the league diadem with a 42-23 win. Pharmaey cradled a 45-13 defeat and Susquehanna ' s defense turned diaphanous in the aning seconds to permit a 36-35 Ghost (Acrtlirow. Juniata ' s flaccid palisades allowed an overtime 47-43 victory and Gallaudet withered before a 42-32 drive. Bridgewater greased the chutes for a 47-32 debacle but Gallaudet took a 29-25 quietus. Maryland ' s comatose defense allowed a 49-34 triumph, but Susquehanna shattered all Blue and Grey championship visions with an ill-timed 49-42 victory. Juniata ventilated the Ghost defense witii a 54-32 rout, Moravian ' s battered crenelations survived a sustained Phantom assault and squeezed through to a 59-50 victory, and American I . recited its requiescat on March 11 with a 13 38 reversal. Before the season had drawn its second wind tJie cognoscenti were unanimous in appraising this 39-40 machine as one of the best of Coach Herr ' s regime. From four lettermeii and a nondescript host of (|uestion marks lie moulded a eurythmic mechanism that never once betrayed its purpose. In the colorful duo of Shirk and Disney, Coach found offensive strength that merited recognition on the league ' s all-star teams. In the placid and effective Boss Coulson there was a Gibraltar of defensive strength also given league recog- nit on. In the low-slung Wilmer Fridinger and the voluble Emory Stouffer was discovered a sangfroid that e idenced itself time and again. Beiiind the starting quintet there operated a troupe of serviceable performers. Wilbur Baffensperger sprung full-panopfied from the high school ranks: Paul Beed, a tricky speedster from Tower City, Paul Leicht. valuable at guard or center, Curtis Gerhart, the only Senior to merit the spangles and Charles Walker, a sure shot from almost any point. Scoring for the season: Sliirk 191 (equalling Budisill ' s record of 37-38), Disney 136, Baffensperger 127, Coulson 62. Fridinger 43, Stouffer 35, Beed 19, Leicht 10, Gerhart 6. Walker 6. Page 73 Left to Right: Coach Herr. Manager Diff enderfer, A. Herr, Myer, Curn, ' . Henry. Ziegler. Baugher. Bell. Hacknian. GIRLS ' JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL ' I MIE palms that usually accompany the niching of the best athletic record hereabouts this year gravitate to the Phantomette Juniors. Projected into competition but four times, the sextet manipulated a similar number of victories, twice pressed to the limit, once by Drunuire High School in a 25-24 imbroglio and on a second occasion by Marietta High School in a 19-15 set-to. Elizabethville High School and the Elizabethtown town team withered in a 22-9 and 46-4 heat wave. Composed of starlets either shades removed from varsity rating or varsity players not yd in possession of a letter, the troupe evidenced ample protection to its " big sisters " for the duration of their college careers. Hinging on Catherine Curr Erma Bell, Ahna Herr and Mary Myer. the platcion. aside from exhibiting an anticipated series of rough edges, made manifest all the paramount qualities of a rising team. There was scant chance of shattering the Herr-Curry-Bell triumvirate when the margin narrowed and time was scarce. Yet on such limited occasions Dot Baugher and Beverly Henry were beckoned and justilied all faith entrusted to them. Supplementing Marj- Myer at the defensive points were two more Freshmen that merited more than passing notice, Emma Hackman and Arlene Ziegler. Scoring: Herr 40, Curry 38, Bell 23, Baugher 7, Henry 2. Page 7 MEN ' S JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL T7I SCOES and successes, with an oxubcrant touch of the former, commingled through the basketball - - season of 39-40 to emblazon upon the Junior arsity register 4 wins and 6 defeats. Hershey Junior College was the first to vent its spleen with a 43-23 reversal. Cornwall High School sub- mitted 32-23 but Elizabethtown High School rampaged to a 47-16 victory. Patton Trade succumbed 2 )-2.5 and Hershey Junior College romped to a 59-47 decision. Rothsville High School drove to a 34-19 triumph and Elizabethville High School was quelled 38-23. The Rotary PlayolTs delivered a brace of setbacks, a 38-33 defeat by Elizabethtown High School and a 40-32 subjugation by the Elizabethtown Stars. The University of Pennsylvania Scliool of VeterinarN " added the season ' s finis under a 50-21 deluge. Around Curt Gerhart. Les Manbeck. Paul Leicht, Dixie Walker, Galen Jones. Johnny Speidel. Curt Day and Carrt)ll Pt sey. Coach Herr fashioned an outfit that on occasions wallowed through tlie mire of indifTerence and despondency and on others rose to peerless heights. Leading the scoring parade was alker with his 72. His 23 points against Hershey Junior College, to all knowledge, estabUshed a campus record. Following were Leicht ' s 60, Gerhart ' s 41. .Manbeck ' s 25, Speidel ' s 23, Jones " 22, Posey ' s 20, Day ' s 16, Reed ' s 15, Duckworth ' s 13, Fridinger ' s 7, Heckler ' s 3 and Althouse ' s 2. Back Row, Left to Right: Posey, Althouse, Manager Hull, Coach Herr. Walker. Rebert. Front Row: Day, Speidel, Captain Gerhart, Manbeck, Jones, Leicht. Page 75 BASEBALL A BASEBALL structure, detruncated by the sheepskin scythe of ' 39. and a mediocre Freshman inihix merged to unveil lackhistre vistas at the tlireslihold ul ' the 1940 season. The infield, three huge craters decorating its surface, presented the most onerous prol)lem. Where Hal Saylor, he of the iron nerve and baseball cunning, once crouched behind tlie plate, that perennial rookie, Les Manbeck. and Wilbur RalTensperger. the Bellwether of Freshman athletes, have emerged from the heterogeneity to provide twofold protection at the pay station. Intact, despite adverse winds lliat howled around it. the pitching corps .stands as a welcomed sedative for a coach ' s sheep-counting nights. In Day. Shirk. Disney and HofTner there is a quartet ready to silence any contumacy of any sort and at any period. .Alternating at the reception corner, at one time the stamping grounds of a certain KInier (ileim. are Disney and Shirk, two performers whose value may be adjudged by their continual appearances in the lineup. Down by the keystone. Emory StoulVer has transferred allegiances from his former shortstop post and established residence by the midway station. To his right cavorts the nimble Carroll Po,sey. po.s.ses.sor of a wealth of possibilit but leaning at times toward the erratic. Saluting his fourth campaign. Herb Lefever, the mechanical and the nonchalant, rounds out the inner cordon at third base. The outer patrol brought one new recruit for ' 40 duty, the fleet and adept Bobby LIpdegraff, substituting his e.xploits for those of Sammy Jones. Bobby Hoffner. he of the spectacles and pillaging bat. returns to his pasture in center field and the devastating Dale Smith merited a return engagement in right. Early returns of early games are as follows: Elizabethtown 10 Elizabethtown 8 Elizabethtown ft Elizabethtown 9 Elizabethtown 4 Shepherd Teachers i American U. 7 Towson Teachers 3 P.M.C. 1 Moravian 9 Back Row. Left to Right: Posey. Wilson, Raffensperger, Hoffner. Leicht, Fridinger, Shirk, Sniitli. Updegraff. Coaoh Herr. Front Row: . lthouse, .Stouffer. Co-Captains Disney and Day, Lefever, Manbeck. Page 76 Back Row. Left to Riuht: Speidel, Gihble, Ruth. Kingsbury. Front Row: Weaver, Eckroth, Leicht. TENNIS " ¥ TTOLENTL struck by a succession of plagues that raiifred anywhere from graduation to a persistent case ' of hold-outitis, the tennis team, by whatever combination composed, opened the season an ahiiost entirely revised troupe from a year ago. Dislodged by the sheepskin purge were A. J. Risser and Jim Martin, both of tennis accountability and unrelenting in their tenacity. Add to this that Chick Baugher and Luke Ebersole found interests in other fields and the situation assumes a darker hue. Taking up part of the slack, however, was the advent of Paul Leicht. Of no .small repute in high school clay-court circles, L ' icht was a welcomed addition to the racket ranks. Projected on the tennis screen were . ustin Ruth and Dick Eckroth, the only 39 holdovers, the aforemen- tioned Leicht, Johnny Speidel and Johnny Weaver, Bill (libble and Bob Kingsbury. Only one new team, Millersville, forced its way into the current schedule. The remainder of the placard parallels that of a season past, with Moravian, Juniata and Susquehanna impanelled twice ami Lebanon Valley and Kutztown once. After weather conditions prevented the fulfillment of the first engagement against Lebanon Valley, Moravian put in its appearance and sent the Blue and Grey upon the declivious paths with a 6-3 defeat. Leicht and Eckroth accounted for two singles victories and then combined to make off with a doubles match. Page 77 Campus Donated Building On the evening of October 31. l ' )38, a small building of Gothic archi- tecture was presented to Elizabethtown College. Perhaps it was a gift from the gods, many speculated, or possibly some public-spirited philan- thropist saw the need of a new college library. Many and diverse were the stories which enshrouded the mysterious coming of this stately structure, but at any rate we did know that it was there, appropriately placed in the vicinity of other buildings of similar design. At a subsequent meeting of the powers that be the problem of naming the building was discussed at great length. After considering such suggestions as " Perry Hall, " " -Mooch Castle, " and others, it was finally decided to christen the pavilion " Reidy Memorial Hall " in honor of its prolmble donor. Regard- ing the probable use of the new hall came much bitter controversy. Some said it had been intended to be a new library, while others claimed that it should have been the much-needed music building. The latter used as their argument the fact that the very design and construction of the hall was conducive to the best acoustical effects. A number of other uses were suggested, but no conclusion ultimately reached. As did the ancient Trojan horse disappear, so did this esteemed structure vanish into oblivion, but the Icirend will live on in the annals of the school. Page 7S F II A T IJ K li! S Page 79 fall Page 80 Established 1868 MILLER HARTMAN Wholesale Grocers LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA Con? ? ct77 Compliments of R. P. ROYER DENVER PENNSYLVANIA Page 81 rt ' tves — y fAbsci-bs ' j7 JunJor for Finer, Fresher Foods For Prof)ipt and Courteous Service WENGER BROS. On the Square ELIZABETHTOWN. PENNA. PHOSE: 267 Stop in at . . . THE SKY GRILL " Ir ' i the Refrtshmg Thing to do " MODERN SODA SERVICE Operated by CENTRAL Cut-Ratc DRUGS W. K. WINTERS 45 South Market Street MUSSER FARMS DAIRY ' iMilk f Qream Ice Qream COLUMBIA, PENNA. o®- F,: . fi -Wf ' ss FctA if Page S-2 Elizabethtown College E izabethtoicn, Pennsylvania ( K9 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 Son2e Advantages of Elizabethtoivn College A beautiful College Campus, overlooking the town and valley. A splendid place for young people to be in school. -An exppnsive lake offers opportunity tor 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 receive their traiiiing in the following Universities: PENNSYLVANIA COLUMBIA CHICAGO VIRGINIA JOHNS HOPKINS NEW YORK RUTGERS Intersession May 28 — June 15, 194O Summer School June 17 — July 27, 1940 Fall Semester Opens September 9, 1940 Page 83 HENRY H. KOSER President OWEN HERSHEY Treasurer HENRY B. GIBBEL Secretar (Incorporated September 17, 1888) Lititz Agricultural Mutual Fire Insurance Co. LITITZ, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA 1888 I 940 Insurance in Force S 100,000,000.00 Assets 131P9 -n i ' tgi . CHRYSLER PLYMOUTH R. H. 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Union Central Life Insurance Fire Page 87 Complimeyits of . . , MOOSE THEATRE On the Square — Elizabethtown, Penna. N .- .X; fjoci noofrj ELIZABETHTOWN PLANING MILL ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNA. Lumber • Millwork Builders ' Supplies Coal Phone No. 3 54 Brown Street Page 88 24- HOUR SERVICE - - - Phone: Elizabethtown 226 NEWCOMER ' S SERVICE STATIONS Richfield Gasoline Richlube Motor Oils Rich-Heat Fuel Oil ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNA. BRANCHES: Mt. Joy, Penna. Ephrata, Penna. Stonybrook, Penna. York, Penna. BRANDT ' S GROCERY CENTER SQUARE ELIZABETHTOWN, PA. LEO KOB Plumbing and Heating Contractor MILTON F. EBERLY Furniture of Character AT Keasonahle Prices Route 3, - - - Phone: 930-R-12 ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNA. Our Location Saves You Money Duplicate Photographs Of The Portraits Appearing In This Book Can Be Obtained Up To September i At Specially Reduced Prices. Tour Official Photographer WATT 6? SHAND PORTRAIT STUDIO LANCASTER, PENNA. 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