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THE GRIST PUBLISHED BY THE CLASS OF 1937 RHODE ISLAND STATE COLLEGE Foreword I N the to-morrows that will come, when ail our to-days will have become our yesterdays, there will he a time to turn backwards to the memories which constitute the only Paradise from which we cannot be exiled. Within the pages ol this, the thirty-seventh volume of the Grist, are captured and imprisoned the pictures and prose characteristic of one of the four years known to you as College! May this volume take its place with the Ram as 1937 has meant to the College and to you. the symbol of what GRIST BOARD ASSOCIATE STAFF Martha McCormick . . . Women ' s Editor Ralph Toole .... Assistant Managing Editor Robert Wood Sports Editor James McMahon, Jr. . Assistant Sports Editor Elizabeth Cashman . Photographic Editor Sanford Reback Assistant Advertising Manager John Taylor Circulation Manager John MacKay Service Manager Harrison Nelson Art Editor -6- BOARD of REGENTS Robert E. Quinn. Chairman. Governor, ex officio . . West Warwick Raymond E. Jordan, Lieulenant Governor, ex officio Providence Edmund W. Flynn. Chief fuslice, ex officio .... Providence James F. Rocket. Secretary, Director of Education. ex-officio Woonsocket Miss Margaret Shove Morris, Dean. Pembroke . . Providenc e John E. Meade, Alumni member Providence Harold Q. Moore, Alumni member Westerly Miss Mary M. Lee Providence Miss Edna L. Kroener . Wakefield Dedication THIS, THE NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-SEVEN GRIST, IS DEDICATED TO THREE OF THE YOUNGER MEMBERS OF THE FACULTY, MRS. JOSEPHINE L. RUSSELL, DR. ARTHUR A. VERNON, AND PROFESSOR GEORGE E. BROOKS. THEY HAVE WON OUR RESPECT AND ADMI- RATION BECAUSE OF THEIR UNTIRING EFFORTS IN THEIR PARTICULAR FIELDS AND THEIR ACTIVE INTEREST IN THE WELFARE OF THE STUDENTS. CLASS ADVISERS MESSAGE TO THE CLASS OF 1937: M Y connections with the Class of 1937 have been pleasurable and absorbing. Nothing will ever take the place of the innumerable coun- sels I have had with Jim Wright and many members ol Thirty-Seven during which times class, college, and personal problems were widely dis- cussed. It will he impossible lor me to forget the committee meetings Herm Anderson called for the brash Banquet; the excitement Johnny Messina underwent for the Soph Hop: the exhausting conferences with Len Hibbits for the biggest Prom Rhode Island State ever sponsored; the man; y lamps nl midnight ml Ralph look M.i n.inl Kopl.m liarlii Miller and ileen Kelley burned for the BEACON; the proud feeling I exf jerienced when the 1937 Sachems were tapped and when many members of the class were elected to Phi Kappa Phi; the exhilaration the spectacular football victory over Providence College caused and then the sinking realization that Jake Robertshaw. our ace Bobby Mudge. Jim Wright. Johnny Messina. I .ou I ) lorio. I led Ml ( orlliy. and l ew Allen would not pla lor Rhody again; the efforts Whiz Cowell and Elsie Brindle exerted to show Beaver that State could play hockey: the heavy basketball burden Grace O’Connor and Gert Cooper carried during the longest season the girls ever had: the honor Bill Rowe brought to the college when he placed in the Olympics; the hours we spent in the bleachers watching Ed Fay and Mel Entin put the baseball team in the limelight and watching Johnny Taylor and Bill Andrews break the tape for Rhody: the honor Helen Baclawski received when she was selected co-ed colonel at Mil Ball: the admiration Martha McCormick rightly deserved as student government president and debate leader; the hilarity and contusion George Potter, with Jerry Sullivan ' s aid. maintained holding his post as Mayor of Kingston; the serious plannings Joe Callaghan made lor Class Day: the time and effort Herm Anderson gave to make this Grist and the Senior Dance the best in years; and the thrill we all felt when we heard the results of the Senior elections and congratulated Jim Wright on his fourth year as president of the Class. Johnny Hannah and Rameses . . . Leo Hofingerand plays . . . Jim Eastwood and Senior Class rings . . . Angie 1 rovata and operettas . . . Betty Townend and scholarship awards . . . Betty Cashman and committee meetings and Grist photographs . . . Jack Casey and the Frosh Bible. . . . 1 hese all stand out as brighter touches of color in my four year picture of the Class of 1 hirty-Seven. Underlying these daubs of color is the substantial undertone of numerous other people and events, not a whit less permanent for all the brightness. In fact, it is this background that will insure the permanence and color of this composite memory painting. And I like to think of the whole picture, for half the fun in life comes from reminiscing upon the events which bring people together with other people. Josephine L. Russell -10- CLASS ADVISER Mrs. Josephine L. Russell, Advisor to the Class of 1 937 TABLE of CONTENTS THE COLLEGE FACULTY STUDENT BODY ATHLETICS SOCIAL GROUPS FEATURES ACTIVITIES ADVERTISEMENTS - 12- ADVERTISED iu risi — i li e e i is NEW BUILDINGS NEW BUILDINGS gl ' is4 -22- -23- iU £risi -24- 24- II u iflrmnriant PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE T HE class thought their professor was being facetious when he started his first lecture of the year by saying " ' Man thinks seldom and little. But when it developed that he began his lecture every week with the same unexplained statement, they were at first amused, then puzzled, and then convinced of the truthfulness of his dictum. A modern philosopher has said " The most sacred responsibility of any man’s life is to endeavor to think well.” 1 hinking well is a more difficult process than reviewing one s likes and dislikes. It means facing facts, searching for causes and relationships, and maintaining an openminded- ness so that the other person s point of view can be appraised. The ability to think straight saves you about nine-tenths of the mistakes the other fellow makes. Members of the Class of 1937 , you have been at Rhode Island State for four years. If you leave with an improved ability to estimate values and solve problems, you have gained all that a college course can give you: if you have attained skill and fame in athletics, for instance, you have done more than half listen half-heartedly to the instructions ol a coach: if you have learned the fine art of living long associated with higher education, you have applied yourself to the task. Neither a college education nor any worthwhile by-product of it comes by passive acquiescence. You must participate if you would have the benefits of achievement. Each one of you has been in contact with the things at college that respond to your own nature. Now, at graduation. y jur view of Alma Mater is, to a great extent, a photograph of yourself. I hope it is a very happy like- ness and one that you will enjoy looking at from time to time. Good luck and bon voyage to you. Raymond G. Bressler, President -27- iU grisi School of Agriculture and Home Economics George Edward Adams Dean of Agriculture and Home Economics, Director of Extension Service, Director of Experiment Station P I K, A L, I K ‘1 ; B.S., Rhode Island State College, 1894; Graduate Student, Cornell, 1897 and 1899-1901; M.Agr., Rhode Island, 1916; Assistant in Horticulture, R. I, Experiment Station, 1894-1901; Associate in Agronomy, 1904-07; State Statistical Agent, U. S. Department of Agri- culture, 1901-14; Appointed Professor of Agronomy, Rhode Island, 1907; Horticulturist, R. I. Experiment Station, 1907-12; Appointed Dean of Agriculture, 1917; Dean of Men, 1924-3 1; Director of Extension Service, 1925; Dean of Agriculture and Home Economics, 1934. Basil Elijah Gilbert Vice-Dean of Agriculture, Director of Research, and Head of Department of Agricultural Science I K I , lE MS; Undergraduate Course, McMaster University, Toronto; Lieutenant, Canadian Infantry and British Flying Corps, 1916-20; M.A., McMaster, 1920; Instructor, General Science and Biology, Brandon College, Canada; University of Chicago Summer School, 1920-23; Post-Graduate Study, Fellowship, University of Chicago, 1923-24; Fellowship, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Yonkers, 1924-25; Ph.D., Uni- versity of Chicago, 1925; Appointed to Rhode Island Agriculture Experi- ment Station, 1925. -28- Lord Batchelder — dlie Esther Heir of Department of Home Economics X X, I K I , Sigma Xi; B.S., Connecticut College for Women, 1919; M.A., Columbia, 1925; Ph.D., Columbia, 1929; Chemist, Henry Souther Engi- neering Co., 1920-24; Assistant in Chemistry, Columbia, 1924-25; Research Assistant in Food Chemistry, Columbia, 1925-29; Nutrition Specialist, Delineator Magazine, 1929-32; Assistant Professor of Nutrition, State College of Washington, 1932-34; Assistant Professor of Nutrition, Uni- versity of Arizona, 1934-35; Appointed Head of Department of Home Professor of Agronomy and Head of Department of Plant Industry AZ,r £ A, £=, 1 K ! , ! L S, A T T; B.S., University of Minnesota, 1917; Inst ructor of Agronomy, University of Minnesota, 1917; Assistant Professor of Agronomy, Minnesota, 1919-21; M.S., Minnesota, 1920; Assistant and Associate Professor of Agronomy, West Virginia University, 1921-29; Ph.D., Cornell, 1926; Appointed Professor of Agronomy, Rhode Island State College, 1929-33; Head of Department of Plant Industry, 1933. Homer Ohliger Stuart Head of Department of Animal Husbandry and Professor of Poultry Husbandry B.S., Pennsylvania State College, 1925; M.S., Kansas Agricultural College, 1927; Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry, University of New Hamp- shire, 1927-3 1 ; Appointed Professor of Poultry Husbandry, 1931. John Everett Ladd Professor of Dairy Husbandry 0 X, AZ; B.S., New Hampshire State College, 1913; Herdsman and Farm Foreman, Cherry Hill Farm, Beverly, Mass., 1913-14; Instructor in Animal Husbandry, New Hampshire State College, 1914-15; Assistant in Dairy Husbandry, Purdue University, 1915-17; M.S.A., Purdue, 1917; Appointed Professor of Animal Husbandry, Rhode Island State College, 1917; Appointed Extension Specialist. -29- grisi George Hollax Professor of Teacher T raining in Agr A A ’I ' ; Supervisor of Agriculture in Public Schc State College, 1915; Practical Work with Dairy- Providence, 1915; Animal Husbandman, Extension 1917-19; Instructor in Agriculture, Colt Memorial Professor of Teacher Training in Agriculture ar Agriculture in Public Schools, 1923. Grace Catherine Whaley Professor of Teacher Training in Horn Professor of Teacher Training in Hoi School, 1909; Elementary School Work, 1909-1 University, Summers of 1911-12-13; Instructor Providence Technical High School, 1911-23; R. I. sin Public Schools, 1923. William Ralph Gordon Profess • of Sociology and Research Professor of R y, 1917; County Agent in B.S., West Virginia Univers tor. University of Montan a, Summer Sessions; Prole Sociology, Pennsylvania State College, 1922; Graduate ‘ Columbia, University of Minnesota, Cornell University fessor of Sociology-, Rhode Island State College, 1934. Laura Edith Andrews Associate Professor of Home Economics A r ; B.S., Teachers College, Columbia, 1916; M.A., Columbia, 1926; Supervisor of Home Economics, Winthrop College, 1926-28; Assistant Professor of Foods and Nutrition, Alabama College, 1921-25; Tearoom Work, Los Angeles, Cal., 1921-23; Director of Home Economics, Hood College, 1919-1921; Appointed Associate Professor of Home Economics, 1929. -30- il. $rUi John Blackmer Smith Associate Professor of Agricultural Chemistry Z E, t K ! , I A Y, I M A; B.S., Tufts College, 1916; Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, 1916-17; United States Army, 1917-19; Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, 1919; Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1919-23; Appointed to Faculty of Rhode Island State College, 1923; M.S., Rhode Island State College, 1927; Associate Research Professor of Agricultural Chemistry, 1934. Jesse Allison Df.France Associate Research Professor of Agronomy and Landscape Gardening Z X, n A Z, n A E, A t E, n K A; B.S., Colorado State College, 1924; U. S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, 1925; Instruc- tor, Colorado State College, 1925-26; M.S., Colorado State College, 1926; Instructor, Cornell University, 1926-35; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1932; U. S. Department of Agriculture, 1935-36; Appointed Associate Research Professor of Agronomy and Landscape Gardening, 1936. Everett Percy Christopher Associate Professor of Horticulture I K I , T K A, Z =, A Z, B I ; B.S., Rhode Island State College, 1926; Appointed Instructor of Horticulture and Extension Horticulturist, 1927; M.S., Rhode Island, 1930; Assistant Professor of Horticulture, 1933; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1934; Assistant Pomologist, R. I. Experiment Station. Howland Burdick Assistant Professor of Dairying P I K; B.S., Rhode Island State College, 1895; Appointed Assistant in Agriculture and Farm Superintendent, 1 896; Instructor in Agriculture, 1900; Assistant Professor of Dairying, 1906. il. gris4 D.V.M., Ohio Si !, 1931 . -32- lie risd — -33- lie grisi Gilbert F. Lea Instructor in Agronomy A Z; B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1931; M.S., University of Vermont, 1933; Appointed Instructor in Agronomy, Rhode Island State College, 1935. Herbert C. Fowler Research Instructor in Agricultural Economics A r P, r X E; B.S., Connecticut State Colleg e, 1931; M.S., University of Vermont, 1933; Statistician for the Connecticut Board of Milk Control, 1933-35; Appointed Research Instructor in Agricultural Economics, 1935. George Ernest Bond Instructor in Agricultural Economics A S, I M A; B.S., University of Vermont. 1929; Instructor in Agriculture and Assistant Farm Manager, The Farm and Trade School, Boston, 1929-31; Graduate Student in Agricultural Education, Massachusetts State College, Summer of 1931; Teacher, Vocational Agriculture, Chester High School, Vermont, 1 ‘ 3 1-3 5; Graduate Student, Agricultural Economics, University of Vermont, 1935-36; M.S., University of Vermont, 1936; Appointed Instructor in Agricultural Economics, Rhode Island State College, 1936. William James Tudor Instructor in Rural Sociology A I ' P; B.S., Ohio State University, 1933; M.S.. Ohio State University, 1936; Appointed Instructor in Rural Sociology, Rhode Island State Col- lege, 1936. — 34 — L grisi School of Engineering XE,IT,AI I , Tau Nu Tau, Scabbard and Blade; B.S., University of ctor. University of Colorado, 1921-23; Lakeside 1923-25 : Illinois Central Railroad, 1925-26; C.E., 1926; M.S., University of Illinois, 1932; Instruc- ts, 1926-36; Appointed Professor of Civil Engi- -35- -36- ilie Jris 1 9 dlie £ ' si Edson Irwin Schock Assistant Professor of Meclranical Engineering K X; B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1921; Chief Draftsman Co-Rim-Co Corp., Louisville, Ky., 1921-24; Draftsman, Mengel Company 1923 ; Teacher, Technical High School, Springfield, Mass., 1924-27 ; Drafts man, Holmes and Sanborn, Heating and Ventilating Engineers. Los Angeles Cal., 1927; Appointed Instructor of Mechanical Engineering, Rhode Island 1928; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 1934. Nicholas Alexander J Assistant Professor of Aeronautical Engineering Graduate, Russian Naval Academy, Petrograd, 1906; D. Eng., Michael Institute of Technology, Petrograd, 1913; Instructor of Applied Mathe- matics, Naval Academy, 1913-14; Assistant Professor of Applied Mathe- matics, 1913-17; Chief of Engineering Department, Romnv Steel and Iron Works, Russia, 1918-19; Associate Professor of Applied Mechanics, Naval Academy, Bizorta, France, 1919-20; Instructor in Experimental Mechanics, Graduate Student, M. I. T„ 1926-29; Consulting Engineer, Sikorsky Avia- tion Corp.; Assistant and Associate Professor of Physics and Mechanics, Junior College of Connecticut, 1929-3 2; Appointed Instructor of Physics, 1932; Assistant Professor of Aeronautical Engineering. Donald Elmer Stearns Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering 0 K N, ' I F Q, I B X; Frieze and Cornice; B.S., Alfred University, 1927; S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1930; M.S., Harvard Univer- sity, 1932; Summer Session, Courtland Normal, 1927; Teacher of Mathe- matics and Coach of Athletics, Canajoharic (N. Y.) High School, 1927-28; Research Engineer for Architectural Bureau of National Council of Y. M. C. A., 1930-31; Instructor in Mathematics, Coach of Wrestling. Assistant Coach of Football, 1932; Appointed Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, 1936, Edward Leroy Carpenter Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering |i K 4, T B FI ; B.S., Rhode Island State College, 1919; Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, Case School of Applied Science, 1919-20; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson College, 1920-22; Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering, Clemson College. 1922-29; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, in charge of Engineering Extension and Assistant Director of Experiment Station, University of Tennessee, 1928-36; Director of Thi-State Oil Mill Institute, 1929-36; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Society for Promotion of Engineering. 1 -38- iU gris4 John James Devine tsasgfiL J l grisi MAURICE W. ARMFELDT ROBINSON PERRY GOUGH REGISTRAR -40- ■L School of Science and Business Administration Vice President, Dean of Men, Dean of A Y, I BK, 1 K I , l L S; B.S., Middl, University, 1S96; Assistant Biologist, an t° College! Kansas, Tl 898 -1901 ; Appointed Island State College, 1901; Dean of Science, ‘ 2 Dean of Women, Professor of English IK,OK t; A.B., Wellesley, 1904; Principal, Gilmanton Academy, 1906- 07; Vice-Principal, South Kingstown High School, 1909-1 5 ; Instructor, Rhode Island State College, 1915; Appointed Assistant Professor of English Literature, 1919; A.M., Brown University, 1924; Appointed Professor of English Literature, 1924; Dean of Women, 1926; Appointed Head of English Department, 1932. Frank William Keaney Director of Athletics, and Professor of Physical Education A.B., Bates College, 1911; Sub-Master and Instructor in Mathematics, and Athletic Director, Putnam, Conn., 1911-12; Instructor in Science and Mathematics, and Athletic Director, ’ R. I., 1912-17; Instructor in Science and Athletic Director, Ev 1917-20; Appointed Director of Athletics and Instructor in Rhode Island State College, 1921; Professor of Physical Edv t . isi -42- — 43 — ilie grisi Charles John Fish Acting Head oj Department of Zoology and Associate Professor of Zoology I K J , 0 A X, 1 X S, P B K, X =; Ph.B., Brown, 1921, Assistant in Em- bryology, Brown, 1920-21; Graduate Assistant in Paleontology, Brown, 1921-22; Instructor in Embryology, Brown, 1921-22; Sc.M., Brown, 1922; Marine Investigator, U. S. Bureau of Fisheries, 1922-27; Director, Buffalo Museum of Science, 1927-34; Executive Secretary and Senior Biologist, International Passamaquoddy Fisheries Commission, 1931-33; Member of Committee on Oceanography, Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago, 1933; Appointed Assistant Professor of Zoology, 1934; Associate Professor of Zoology, 1936. Wilbur George Parks Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry A A A 1 , X E, 1 A Y, I K F; A.B., University of Pennsylvania, 1926; In- structor in Chemistry, Drexcl Institute, 1927; Statutory Assistant, Colum- bia, 1927-30; M.A., Columbia, 1928; l ecturer in Chemistry, Columbia, 1930-3 1; Ph.D., Columbia, 1931 ; Appointed Assistant Professor of Chem- istry, Rhode Island State College, 1931; Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry, 1936. Kenneth Leslie Knickerbocker Associate Professor of English b K I , K A ( S ) ; B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1925; Instructor of English, Texas Technilogical College, 1926-34; Graduate Scholarship, Southern Methodist, 1925; M. A., Southern Methodist, 1927; Graduate Scholarship, Yale, 1931; Ph.D., Yale, 1933; Research Grant, American Council of Learned Societies, 1934; Appointed Assistant Professor of English, Rhode Island State College, 1934; Associate Professor of English, 1936. George Edward Brooks Associate Professor of Public speaking A X P, T K A; B.S., Dartmouth College, 1922; Instructor, Lake Forrest College, 1922-24; B.L.I., Emerson College of Oratory, 1927; Associate Professor of Public Speaking, College of William and Mary, 1927-32; Graduate Student, Harvard University, 1932-33; Appointed Assistant Professor of Public Speaking, Rhode Island State College, 1934; Associate Professor of Public Speaking, 1936. 3J$B1S1l? -44- e risi JOHN EDWARD CANDELET, 2nd Comptroller anil Associate Professor of Economics A T o, n r M; B.S., Colby College, 1927; M.A., Colby, 1928; M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1929; Statistician, Industrial Trust Company, 1929-36; Instructor, American Institute of Banking, 1930-3 1; Instructor, Northeastern University, 1930; University Counselor, Northeastern Uni- versity, 193 I ; Acting Assistant Dean, Northeastern, 1933; Executive Com- mittee, Administrative Council, Educational Committee, Curriculum Com- mittee, Chairman Curriculum, Northeastern, 1933-34; Appointed Comp- troller and Associate Professor of Economics, Rhode Island State College, 1936; Appointed Head of Department of Economics, Rhode Island State College, 1936; Instructor in Economics, Rhode Island State College, Summer Session, 1934; American Economic Association, American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, Academy of Political Science, Foreign Policy Association. FRANCIS PITCHER ALLEN Librarian and Associate Professor of Bibliography 0 A X; A.B., Amherst College, 1926; B.S., Columbia University School of Library Administration, 1929; M.A. in Library Administration, University of Michigan, 1933; Assistant in Rochester, N. Y., Public Library, 1927-28; Assistant Librarian, Cornell, 1929-30; Librarian of University Museums and Natural History Libraries, University of Michigan, 1930-36. MABEL DEWITT ELDRED Assistant Professor of Art B.S., Rhode Island State College, 1895; Appointed Instructor in Free Hand Drawing, 1897; Student, Chase School of Art, New York, 1898-1900; Assistant Professor of Art, 1931; Research Work in European Art Museums Summer of 1923; Student of Medieval Architecture in France, Summer of 1925. HERBERT MARTIN EMERY Assistant Professor of Zoology and Geology OMA.OI Soc.; B.S., Massachusetts State College, 1920; Graduate Work, Massachusetts, 1921; Cornell, 1922; Brown, 1929-30-31; Boston Univer- sity, 1931; Assistant in Botany, Massachusetts State College, 1920-21; Instructor in Zoology and Geology, University of New Hampshire, 1921- 26; M.S., Massachusetts State College, 1928; Appointed Instructor in Zo- ology a nd Geology, 1926; Assistant Professor of Zoology and Geology, 1927. 3Jj=fielL7 - ilie £risi 0 X; B.S., Wharton School of Fi sylvania, 1925; Instructor in Pu University of Pennsylvania, 193 ©X,ZAX,AA £, 1 AE; Ph Philadelphia Bulletin. 1924; F Bulletin, 1925-28; Promotion I Professor of Journalism, Penns Assistant Professor of Journalis Assistant Professor of Zoology A X T, P M A, P X S; B.S., Norwich University, 1927; M.S., 1930; Graduate Student, Brown University, 1930-3 1 ; Instructor Norwich, 1928-30; Appointed Instructor in Zoology, Rhode Is College, 1930; Assistant Professor of Zoology, 1936. -46- 1 r ilie grisi Kenneth Elmer Wright Assistant Professor of Botany £ E, K I , 1 I S; B.S. in Agriculture, Ohio State University, 1925; Graduate Assistant, Ohio State, 1928-30; M.S., Ohio State, 1929; Appointed Instructor in Botany, Rhode Island State College, 1930; Ph.D., Ohio State, 193 5; Appointed Assistant Professor in Botany, 1936. Arthur Andrew Vernon Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering £ E, A X A, I K I ; B.S., Union College, 1924; M.S., Union College, 1927; Ph.D., Princeton, 1930; Research Chemist, General Electric Co., 1924-27; Fellow, Princeton. 1928-29; Assistant, Princeton, 1929-30; Research Chemist, Dupont Ammonia Corp., 1930-31; Appointed Instructor in Phy- sical Chemistry, 1931; Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, 1936. Frank Leslie Howard Assistant Professor of Botany A Z, £ E, r £ A, n K 1 ; National Research Fellow; B.S., Oregon State College, 1925; Ph.D., State University of Iowa, 1930; University of Cali- fornia, Graduate School of Subtropical Horticulture, Summer, 1924; Grad- uate Student and Assistant, Cornell University, 1925-28; Research Assistant, State University of Iowa, 1928-30; National Research Fellow in the Biologi- cal Sciences, Harvard University, 1930-32; Instructor in Botany, 1932. George Warren Phillips Instructor in English A.B., Princeton University, 1918; United States Army, Field Artillery, in France, 1918-19; Instructor, Hamburg High School, New Jersey, 1920-22; Appointed Instructor in English, Rhode Island State College, 1922. ilic grisi -50- .L £«isd :, 1934-35; Ph.D., Yale, 1936. A 0, I B K; Sigma Xi; A.B., Miami University, 1932; 34; Ph.D., Harvard, 1956; Austin Teaching Fellow, Ha -51 - Paul Francis Cieurzo Assistant Instructor in Physical Education P I K, R. I. Club; B.S., Rhode Island State College, 1931; Assistant Foot- ball Coach, Rhode Island State College, 1931; Instructor, Coach, Director of Athletics, Stonington High School, Connecticut, 1932-3 5; Instructor, Coach, Westport High School, Massachusetts, 193 5-36; Appointed Assistant Instructor in Physical Education, 1936. Vera Rock Assistant in Physical Education X £2; B.S., Rhode Island State College, 1935; Student, Bryant College, 1935; Appointed Assistant in Physical Education, Rhode Island State College, Harry Sumner McCready Visiting Instructor in Philosophy Brown University, Special Student, 1907-10; Newton Theological Institute, 1905; Ordained, Wallingford, Vt., 1905; Churches Served: Wallingford and Manchester Center, Vt.; Roger Williams Baptist Church, Providence, R. I.; Livermore Falls, Maine; York Village, Maine; Willimantic, Conn.; Oakland, Cal.; Portland, Maine; Kingston, R. I.; Appointed Visiting Instruc- tor in Philosophy, 1932. Lucy I. Rawlings Visiting Instructor in Dramatics Graduate, American Academy of Dramatic Arts; Professional Experience under Management of William A. Brady and Vaughan Glaser. -52- £risi Department of Military Training and Tactics Richard Matthews Sandusky Professor of Military Science and T actics Major, Infantry, U. S. Army; Graduate Infantry School, 1922; Graduate Command and General Staff School, 1933; General Staff Corps Eligible List; Appointed Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics, 1933; Professor of Military Training and Tactics, 1935. Jesse Lewis Gibney Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics Captain, Infantry, United States Army; Graduate United States Military Academy, 1918; Graduate Infantry School, 1933; Appointed Assistant Pro- fessor of Military Science and Tactics, 193 5. Joseph William Kullman Assistant Professor of Military Science a Captain, Infantry, U. S. Army; Graduate United St 1918; Graduate Infantry School, 1920; Appointed Military Science and Tactics, 1935. jhhil ? -53- dlie £ ' isd PERSONNEL OF RHODE ISLAND EXTENSION SERVICE Rhode Island State Coi.lege «, M.A.. M.S., 1 1 I) rrrmii PERSONNEL OF THE EXPERIMENT STATION Rhode Island State College STUDENT BODY SENIORS JUNIORS SOPHOMORES FRESHMEN SENIORS — jhe risi - CLASS OFF1CKRS Ufl to Right: Join, Messina. James Wriehl. Eliaobell, Townend. Martha McCormick. Herman Anderson. President Vice-President . . Treasurer Secretary Chairman of Senior Social Committee Class Adviser Josephine Lees Russell . James Wright Elizabeth Town end . John Messina Martha McCormick Herman Anderson Mrs. Josephine L. Russell Q -61 - -62- - ilie £risi iU Dorothy Frances Babcock Business Administration X £2 South Pier Road Narragansett May Day I : Beacon I. 2: R. L S. C. Players 3. t: R.fle Club Intramural Tennis 1; Intramural Baa-ball 3: Beacon 1. 2. 3; Co Ed Beacon 2. 3. Helen Baclawski Home Economics £K. DA 56 Julian Street Providence Field Hockey 1. 2. 3. Basketball I. 3. 4: R. I. S. C. Players 2: Rifle Club I. 2. 3. I: Glee- Club i. 4: Class Vice President I; Co-Ed Colonel i; Sopli I lop Committee: Junior Prom Com- Jrfrrfes 3 3L 7 -64- il c £risi -66- i li e $rUi dlie -- Everett Gordon Brown Business Administration 0X Main Street Greenwood C. E Society 1.2: Manager l ro.il Football 2. 3: Officers ' C lub Anthony Buca Science B? A. OIS 31 3 Atwells Avenue Providence Honors 2. 3: Trark t: Intramural Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4: 1.2.1.4s Rifle Team I. 2. 3. 4: N. E. Hears! Trophy Clmm Baselrall t. 2: Intramural Rifle 1. 2. 3. 4. -68- — Jie £risi Joseph Matthew Callaghan Science A X A, ! A, P Z S 72 Daniels Street Pawtucket 3. 4; Phi Sigma Society 3. 4. President 4; Phi 3. 4: Scabbard and Blade 3. 4; Intramural Baseball Chairman ol Class Pay 19 37. Salvatore Campagna Chemical Engineering 77 Newark Street Providence Track 1 . 2: Indoor Relay I: Commuters’ Club 4: Chemistry Club 4. Lj mj -69- ilic i isi Eleanor Elizabeth Carlson Home Economics L K. J A 186 Congress Avenue Providence Nestore Edgar Carosell. Agriculture Remus Francs Caroseu i Science A Z 36 Sears Avenue Providence 1 1 Linton Street Providence Aggie Club: Scabbard and Blade: Military Bull 3. 4; Aggie Hono,s ' • 2 ' J - Cbemwlry Soeiely 4. -70- iLe £r si Dayton Ernest Carritt 0 MA 1 0 Bellevue Avenue Science John Joseph Casey, Jr. Science Sachems. P I K, A 155 Granite Street Westerly Anne Elizabeth Cash man Home Economics A Z. P A 46 Forest Street Providence nomics Club I : Intramural Hockey 1 . 2. 3 : Intramural Tennis |, 2, 3: Intramural Basketball 1.2: Crist Board 4; $ A Vice President 3. Secretary 4. Dominic Chimento 1 12 Tower Street Science Westerly SLJ7 ill ' £iis 1: Intramural Basketball 2. Walter Sterry Colvin Agriculture OX, AZ. l K I 7 Mile Road Hope •l-H Club I. 2, 3, 1. Vice-President 2, President 3. 4: Aggie Club 1. 2. 3. 4: Fast Hall Association 2: Honors I. 2. 3. 4: Band I. 2. 3: Wash hum Club 1. 4: Polygon Scholarship 2: Theta Chi Scholarship 3. Thomas Louis Conroy Science Hamilton Philosophical Club 4. Treasurer 4; Orchestra 1. 2. 3. 4: Catholic Forum t; Track I; Intramural Basketball I. 2, 3. 4: Intramural Baseball 3. 4. -72- £risrf -73- -75- - ilie gris4 iU grisrf e gris4 1 -79- iU grisi Earl James Hand Science 9 Irvington Court New Bedford. Mass. Scabbard and Blade: Rille Team 1.2. I. I; Rifle Association 1.2. 3. 4; Chemistry Society 2. 3. 4: Track I. 2. John Thomas Hannah Agriculture 0 L, A Z. 0 K 0 1 40 Chestnut Street Norwood Aggie Club 1.2. 3. 4. President 4: A Z Chancellor 4: Wash- Basketball -! . Intramural Baseball 3. 4. Matthew I Iannuksela Science Robert Hartley Mechanical Engineering “Hank” Wyoming 18 Standard Avenue Cranston Aero Club i. I; Philosophical Society 3. 4; A, S. M. E 3. 4: East Hall Association ; Intramural Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4: Intra- mural Baseball 1. 2. 3. 4: Intramural Track 1, 2; Intramural 3 JiliaeiL7 -HO- Elsie W illis Hawk Home Economics St. Thomas Rectory Greenville Home Economics Club I. 2. 3. 4; Junior Councilor. William Holden Haworth Agriculture 12 Barrows Street Cumberland Aggie Bawl Committee 3. 4. Mary Elizabeth Hawthorne Science XQ,TKA.$IS 80 Algonquin Street Providence Aero Clot 3. I: Coltolic Forum 4: R. I. S. C. Players 3. I: Biological Society I. 2: Portia Club 2. 3. 4; Intramural Hockey Hockey I. 2. 4; Class Basketball I. Sprague Whipple Hazard Science IAE.OIS Boulevard Terrace Newport Honors 2. 3. 4: Glee Club 1 . 2. 3. 4; Manager 4; Biological S cicty I ; Frosb Beacon Staff; Soph Beacon Staff. L7 ilie grisi Francis I .eonard Hibbits 0X Science Leo Frederick Hofinger Business Administration Charles Whetstone Holt Mechanical Engineering (DMA 363 Power Road Pawtucket A. S.M. E. 1.2.3. 1; Band 2. Clarence Mf.rton Hook Civil Engineering Templeton. Massachusetts Aero Club I. 3. 4: C. E. Socirly 2. 3. 4: Easl Hall Associa- lion 1.2. ). 4: Radio Club 4: Baseball I. 2: Intramural Base- ball 2. 3: Honors 3. 4. -82- grisi JgSlUJ -83- iLe £risd -64- 3jjlillL 7 £risi John Richardson Kershaw Business Administration 4AW,$K P " Jack " Providence Honors I. 2, 3. 4; Track I: Foreign Relations Club 4; Intro Donald Pearson Kinnibcrgh Science " Don " Pawtucket Band t. 2. 3: Intramural Basketball 1.2: Intramural Baseball 1. 2: Intramural Track I. 1—7 -85- 1 m iU grisi Helen Elizabeth Lannon Business Administration " Betty " Providence Biological Club 1.2. 3. 4: International Relations Club 3. 4; Sally Elizabeth Larkin Home Economics 1 30 Main Street Westerly -87- lit glistf 1 - iLe grisrf Alice Dalton McDonnell Science 42 Francis Street Woonsocket Glee Club I. 2. 3. 4; Rifle Club I. 2. 3. 4: Rifle Team 2. 3. 4; Biological Society I. 2: May Day 2: Dad’s Day I. 2. Marguerite Regina McEnneny Home Hconomics AZ, I A 242 Lenox Avenue Providence Dad ' s Day I. 2; May Festival I; Home Economics Club I : ball 1,2; Intramural Hockey 1.2. 3; Class Basketball I. 2. - ilie gris4 £AH,®A Intramuml Hockey 1. 2. 3: May Day I. 2; Do,l Hoy I. 2: I A 2. 3. 4: Homo Economic, Club I : Fro,l. Beacon. u -00- iU $risi iu Earl Goodall Mills. Jr. Mechanical Engineering 1 B X. P A West Shore Road Conimicut A. S. M. E. I. 2. 3. 4. President I; Polygon 2. 3; Soph Hop Committee 2; Director Junior Week Play 3: Commencement Ball Committee 3: Intramural Basketball I. 2, 3. 1; Intramural Margaret Colombe Mitchell Home Economics 340 Cowden Street Central Falls 1 -93- - il e ris4 — Le £ Ui Hilda Northup Home Economics 18 Woodruff Avenue Wakefield Commuter ' s Club I. 2. 3. 4; Glee Club I. 2. 3. 4; Pinafore 3: Field Hockey 1.2: Basketball I. Grace Marie O’Connor Home Economics XQ 36 Lakeside Street Riverside Horne Economics Club 1,2. 3. 4; Catholic Forum 4: Basket- ball 4. Coptain: Cl as. Hockey I. 2. 4: Class Basketball t; Baseball 4. -95- grisi James Francis O’Connor Chemical Engineering James Arthur O’Reilly. Jr. A AW Science Catherine Emma O Rourke Home Economics Everett Alexander Orr 1 17 Verndale Avenue Providence 1 M A Science Home Economics Club 1.2. 3. A : Dramatics J 197 Fifth Avenue East Providence Cross Country 1.2. 3. 4. Manager -1; Indoor Track I. 2. 3. 4. M anager I; Track I. 2. 3. 4. Manager 4; R. I. Club 4; Intra- mural Baseball 3. I ; Intramural Ping-Pong 2. 3. 4. -96- - dlie grisi 1 iU grist! 1 i ll c 122 Mavvney Street Providence Club 1: Cross Country 1. 2: Track I. 2; Indoor Track I: In- tramural Basketball 1.2. 3. 4: Intramural Baseball 3. 4; In- 54 Campbel I T errace Pawtucket Alfred Rezendes Civil Engineering Robert Alvin Ritchie Science B D 58 Seventh Street East Providence Civil Engineering Society 1.2. 3. 4. 36 Lincoln Avenue Lincoln Park East Hall Association 1.2. 3. 4: Chemistry Society 1. 2. 3. 4; DcMolay Club I. 2. 3; Aero Club 3. 4. 1 iU glisd Jacob Daniel Robertshaw Business Administration Harry Robinson Chemical Engineering IAE,4 K$ William John Alfred Rowe Physical Education L AH 61 King Street Warwick Track I. 2. 3. 4. Captain I. 4: Football 2: R. I. Club 2. 3. 4; class Track I, 2. 3. 4: Vigilance Committee 2: All College Track Team " ' i ' i”. " 36”; All American Track Team " 36”; Olympic Team " 36 " . Joseph Louis C adorn a Ruisi Science t L S 1 3 Newton Avenue Westerly Honors 3. 4; Glee Club 2. 3; Philosophy Club 4; Track I, 2: Intramural Basketball 4; Intramural Baseball 2. 4: Intramural Track 4. L3. SL7 -100- jiisi BIA 536 Union Avenue V I. E. E. 3. 4; Com - 101 - ilie grisi - 104- Jie risi - 105- iU grisi Barb aka T homas Home Economics ZK 39 East Manning Street Providence Rifle Club 1. 2. 3. 4; May Festival 1: Class Basketball 2; Class Hockey 2. 3; Class Baseball 2; Intramural Hockey 2, 3: Intramural Basketball 2. 81 Old Fort Road Newport Track 1.2, 3. 4; R. I. Club 2. 3. 4. Vice President R. I. Club 4; Polygon 3. 4. Secrctnry 4; Freshman Banquet Committee: Soph Hop Committee; Junior Prom Committee: Commcnce- I. I A 1.2: Grist Board I Russell Charles Teeden Science BO 21 Elinora Street Riverside Mildred Ella Thurber Home Economics 14 Callender Avenue East Providence Home Economics Club I. 2. 3. 4: Glee Club 2. Hilk7 - 106- - iLe £risd Hjalmar Augustine Tillman Agriculture Bd 2 Come Street Newport Ralph William Toole Business Administration LAE. I A Elizabeth Olney Towneno Home Economics Sachems. A Z, P K P 12 Firglade Avenue Providence Honors I. 2. 3. 4: Hockey 1. 2. 3; Basketball 1. 2: Tennis I: Junior Prom Committee: Commencement Ball Committee: May Day I. 2: Pan Hellenic Society 3. 4, Secretary-Treasurer 3. President 4: May Fes tival I: Class Secretary 2; Class Vice President 4. Angelina Marie T rovato Science 10 NarraKansett Avenue Westerly Glee Club I. 2. 3. A. Publicity Monogor 3; Operell.. I. 2. 3: Dud ' s Dm 1.2. Biological Society 1.2; R. I. S. C. Plovers I; Porliu Club 2; Rifle Club I. 2. 3; Rifle Team I. 2; Mny Day I. 2: Class Basketball I. 2. 3; Class Baseball I. 2. 1: ( ' lass -107- iU grisi - 108 - ilie Raymond Wilbur Warren Mechanical Engineering 97 Atlantic Avenue Lakewood R . I. S. C. Players 1, 2. 3. 4: East Hall Association 1 . 2. 3. 4 ; A. S. M. E. 2. 3. 4. Secretary 4; Bourns 1.2: Glee Club t: Cross Country I. 2: Trade I. 2: Intramural Track I. 2; Intra- mural Cross Country 1 . 2. Joseph Lawson Watt Business Administration ATT 1 7 Fleming Court Groton, Connecticut Baseball I, 2. 3. 4: Intramural Basketball 1.2. 3. 4. - 109- iie grisi £i isi iU £risi Vernon Whiting Young Science LAE 215 South Street Plainville. Massachusetts - 112 - JUNIORS CLASS OFFICERS Left to Right: Dana Conley. Joseph Scott. Norma Janies. Ruth Jerrett, John Christy. CLASS OFFICERS i li e grisi JUNIORS A, Tfe± rios Bro rJKr 8 c,,amp,in a siszL« Folvvartshny. Irving Henry H ° g 8 g B a R™d C fe nt HL- TiiisSu Ma ± . ±r R ! d c s ;I Linw Rv tSsttA Sta 5fc ±S3L ToU o1 C R ±°„t r b 8 U Tu y=W,. T 2=fe5?2S V »ww y Wa ± be„„ A T, l iS ±r nJr - A,k iroT I l± n kwe,d Blak ,fe R ca, feSS± gris4 stu z± ! Ei 9 !ntnfi 3 jiE felJ7 rfke grisi JUNIORS Tilus. Emily Pray ( Woods. Francos Marion 18- JUNIORS Ladd. Gardner Ma SS;te± s Moffett. Allen Walker Momll. Carle Craig Mu r Lr s .™ Guslave Parker Henry William. Jr. Pierre. Paul Francis Sa, tNj”r:ht;i r - Sha fe!iT±i.fep sha S“a« B Sm tS Province iU Home Economics -120- { ll c £risi JUNIORS X nTSI y w Upper. Crace Margaret Physical Education B ' 7- ' a?“ " ' A,I p " C-p.H;.A faR m nJ R ' TVre h Vc.., Science David. Wilfred Daniel DeConti. Merlyn Augustus 26 Dexter Street. Providence fpTvid e Eme zfs lirsL- H ac m an.E N dmondTin thy t Hines. John Gerald Brayton Avenue. Ooldawn - 121 - il e JUNIORS LarU. John Earl MacDonald. Ronald H.. fl h 16 Stacy Street. Nrwport Ma t a B y tv r;l MacLeod. Donald Yardley Mahler. Phyllis Maybelle 1124 Pawtuclrel Avenue. East Pro, Is. Mass. White. Alan Georqe Castle ’-sSST l - 122- SOPHOMORES iL £ «sd CLASS OFFICERS Abom,. Robert Casbmttn, Flunk Hnllell. Mnrjorie Word. Rulh Tyler. Kenneth Higgenbolhnm. President Robert Cashman Vice President Marjorie Ward Treasurer H. Kenneth Higgenbotham Secretary Ruth T yeer Chairman of Soph Hop . ... Frank Hallett Class Adviser Captain Joseph W. Kullman in Joseph W. Kullman - 125- iL SOPHOMORES Kenyon. Amos Harris. Jr. L p S£ =!m D ToVrz r an ™ : ” E v S " S-is-sSfeL. - 126- ll. £risi SOPHOMORES F 4jfciir°° d I. Henry Eli ° ±Ssx£Sl Grossi. Vincent Victor p, ,, ;r R =.tt Ke £tS±, - 127 - dlie risi SOPHOMORES Reed. David Grant Thompson. Raymond Joh 0 Hverctt Street. MiJJIeboro. Mass. Grejtfcolnre Farm. Auburn Stoddard. Daniel Everett -,l Humboldt Avenue. Providence ZisXsx . Anderson. David Vil.e Bryant. George Forrester Ca t L. Ri Hig enneth -128- Jie £ris 4 SOPHOMORES OIe te tew OS te R ” e dX«L a n y - Jr - Pie 7?FS!teLpo rt Ro ioT 2rp e, KiiTir e Simoni. Olindo William Alfred sm S2S Socha.John Daniel - 129- ilte grisi SOPHOMORES KiteIey,Brai„ajd i Albert | WiI , e i S±r Wilkie. Francis Ed Home Economics Cawley. Elinor Marie I I Cough Avenue. West VVamici lee Horne. Phyllis Goodwin I IQ Cross Street. Central Falls M h ,enee MacLaughlin. Dorothy ArtKu 130- SOPHOMORES Ca T l ri“ ra «..o,„ n e De iir±.w Gar ,t n H r ;Krw, ui r M es G r ±- Jr - SOPHOMORES FRESHMEN ilie £risi CLASS OFFICERS Class Adviser Dr. Vernon L. Cheadle -135- FRESHMEN Agriculture a ' T ir;i%:r ' ± ±1 SsSbU Pin r es ' Salzer, Frederick Paul 201 High Street. Pence Dale tarr. Charles Champlin 52 1 loniewood Avenue. North dlie gris4 FRESHMEN Business Administration 137- ilie grisi FRESHMEN Godowski, Edmund Vincent Goldenberg, Harold Mendel Hol ! B S rt WUWUJ Ru t‘fel - 138- - A. e risi FRESHMEN Smith. Hazel Evelyn Mosher Vavne Worth lilt,- Farm. Bristol Trafton, William Mason, Jr. Spargo. Ruth Lavinia | Woodbury. Herbert Field Terrell. John Nelson Zisserson. Miles 31 Lincoln Avenue. West Barrington 33 Kipling Street. Providence Engineering and BU ‘mGfcdlv nmC,T„ston Cabral, Charles Alfred 192 Juniper Street. East Provider c °°k%±: L Tt n rvpon 11 DU Lhrer Drive. East Paterson. N. J. - 139- iU £risi FRESHMEN Ker te SSW±m . Srf N,, ta ,., B Trt tecL , - n -i I l :!!:;x , ,;:, K w: , ;{v , G i-feJ, l rIy Ha, k te n SSSsfe Fji. H Tc; r fei E „ a :l„ce “TaSteKs irfrdo w w Mu teafe F -= n , ° ls B±al Nwv 0 ,c ity Pat S ±t±tLt p tSzi« Ra teS tJ ' - 140- dlie £«is4 FRESHMEN Sta " B : ri dward - Jr - w 7 !l±r£:z:;± ' Home Economics Bar n sL,P ce Ed !r Eldredge. Helen Louise Bro r MiIdred C iife b „,.B rislo , G TRj»£=L a e denUw,on Ha ' Ji“ h cu 7Jz:l Con s., Rosemary n teSET " Cr atWnMarialys FRESHMEN Noonan. Mary Jane Pet HSj ' leImaAXe,ia Rfc ferifeBte Smith. Doris Alan Sto K± r c R “ f ora v mta±fe™ w ldtti G C± e Physical Education Ca «S f er Carroll. John William giteL ““feSfcw-vw - dlie gi is 4 FRESHMEN Alo nyK ,po rt Ba ‘ " l i fell Spring Avenue, Pnwhrdr. Bai ;r=S mJr Bar, s± hnpeleg cla K, ° c cJ :li u mL ,„„ Ei T ,.N Fr, " .r ( " ;::, x , Va !!:;:„ ,, ,., GilUt. Roland Wolston. Jr. Hai tfeSL d, HaI Sr rJosIin He -;tz“r:i°c-L Hor tt =, HU T 8 ' McK± y S, re .. Province Hy ffw« lCTly Jaffe. Alfred n “-SSSrZL Ka t;:;i:;A :::,b± Kn ! 1 9 - M3- ilie lisi FRESHMEN u r L : L La -srs JribWE-. La X, P ™« Patykewich, Edward Paul pec iS£S y pe m[orJ Saf rw iH„ Scala, Anthony Ronald 64 Bennington Street. East Boston. Moss. Sch Sri ±e, sh S td te u. Sic te Si tx ±zJ Sh s ±. Szymkowicz, Helen T 4 £iiir, Tra t;, Tt T R t = SfetOr .nee W te t ° " Richardson. V r I- 01 Wenlworth Av ' erar hi p Robinson. Benjamin Rovvlar. ' A IS Balder Rond. Worcester. Mass. Robv. Rickard Edward 735 Kinder Kornock Road. River Edge. N. J. Yai - 144- SPORTS AT A GLANCE FOOTBALL BASKETBALL TRACK BASEBALL FROSH SPORTS CO-ED SPORTS RIFLE TEAMS INTRAMURALS dlte grisi THE KEANEY SYSTEM Rhode Island State athletic teams have long been noted for their aggressive never-say-die spirit and their repeated triumphs in contests in which they were not favored to win. Coach Keaney’s and. in fact, the whole coaching staff’s athletic philosophy is admirably summed up in the statement which many have heard the head coach make from time to time. Any Rhode Island State athlete can tell of the occasions on which Keaney has stood up before his squad, whether it he one in foot- ball. basketball, or baseball, and cried in his inimitable manner. “Oh what fun it is to be the underdog and win. In that one forceful sentence is embodied the spirit of the college, not only in athletics but in all activities. To outsmart the opponent and overcome his brawn with a calculating brain has always been the style of play the head coach impressed on his men. He himself is noted for his baffling tactics in methods of attack and in making substitutions. A master of psychology. Keaney has saved many a game by timely substitutions when his starting players found it difficult to get under way. Thus it is that the replacements on State teams are as important as the first team and that all the players on the teams must be in excellent physical con- dition ready to play at any time. The Rams are invariably in better condition than their opponents and win many a game from stronger teams by wearing them down. The infectious spirit has spread to Coach Tootell s track forces: they thrive on it. win by it. and do not give up in discouragement when they lose by it. The track coach has an established reputation of refusing to pick easy opponents for his up and coming aggregation of runners, jumpers, and weight-men. He too feels that it is far better to lose a closely fought battle with a strong opponent than it is to win easily from a weaker one. The surprising fact is that the track teams are beginning to win over these apparently superior teams. In fact, outstanding examples of how Rhode Island has overcome the odds to win are in evidence in all the spor ts of the year. Late dashes in football, last minute scoring rallies in basketball, daring base stealing in baseball, and heroic finishing sprints in track have given the Ram teams many a victory. As far as actual numerical results are concerned, Rhode Island has had one of its most successful years. Counting last year’s baseball and track seasons. Rhode Island has won 43 of its 60 contests in football, basketball, baseball, track, cross country, and indoor track. State is proudly able to boast of two Olympic representatives, a New England championship cross country team, an all-around championship basketball team, a record breaking relay team, and victories over Providence College in football, basketball, and baseball. The Providence College victories are noteworthy feathers in Rhode Island ' s cap. for they break a long string of defeats by the neighboring college. Such then is the Keaney system which has met with such great success, espe- cially this year. To outsmart stronger teams, to wear them down with trained stamina, to derive the greatest possible advantages from an opening: these are the cardinal principles of the type of athletics taught to Rhode Island State College students. - 147- ilie THE R. I. CLUB The R. I. Club is c hletics. This club make; Secretary-T reasurer - 148- L %risi VARSITY LETTERMEN Robert Albane.se Lewis Allen Anthony DeFVtrillo Lolis D ' Iorio Robert Eliot Norman Gesick Robert Eliot Edmund Fay Melvin Entin Edmund Fay William Andrews Walter Booth Alexander Brown Dana Conley Chester Berry Dana Conley Irving Folswartsiiny FOOTBALL James Magee Fred McCarthy Robert Mudge BASKETBALL BASEBALL George Hines John Messina OUTDOOR TRACK Lloyd Johnson Carle Morrill CROSS COUNTRY John McCormick Roger Richardson INDOOR TRACK John Hines William Hogg Stanley Holt Hercules Picerne Alfred Pullano Mgr Edward Tashjian Victor Tkacs James Wright Joseph Scott. Mgr. William Rowe Robert Tall m an Carle Morrill William Rowe Edwin Singsen 1 iU gris4 TOOTELL TESTIMONIAL - 150- FOOTBALL dll€ £risi FOOTBALL COACHES Left to Right: William Beck. Assistant Conch: Frank W. Kenney. Head Coach: Fred Tootell. Coach of Fresh - Absent: Robert tapper. Line Conch In keeping with the athletic growth of the college, this year’s football coaching staff was the largest ever to direct football activities at Kingston. The appointment of Paul Cieurzo to the athletic department and Charles Trumpetto and Robert Lepper as football coaches increased the staff to six. All of the new appointees are Rhode Island graduates. -152- dlie 1936 VARSITY FOOTBALL Ri " ° sk “ Bray,on Sh “ rt CMPer - 13 13 0 33 133- ilie i si SUMMARY OF 1936 FOOTBALL SEASON E MERGING at the end of the season with a record of five victories and four defeats, the Rhode Island football team made athletic history by turning in an overwhelming 19-0 defeat of its traditional rival. P rovidence College, in tbe final game. The triumph, the first over Providence College in all football games ever played between the two institutions, was easily the outstanding feat of the season and nullified to a great extent the crushing defeat that Connecticut State handed the Rams. Thirteen men saw action in this game against the P. C. team which was good enough to hold the great Holy Cross eleven to three touchdowns and score one them- selves. Seven of the Rams. — Lou D’lorio. Fred McCarthy. Jake Robertshaw. Norman Gesick. Jim Wright. Bob Mudge, and Jack Messina, played their last football game for State. The other six who plaved. namely. AI Pullano, AI Medici. Jim Magee. Bob Albanese, Bob Eliot, and Bob Fitch, were all sophomores. All told, Rhode Island played a long and difficult season after getting off to a very early start on September 18 with an impressive 32-0 win over American International. Following a successful trip to Orono. Maine, where Maine University was beaten, the team lost to Brown in a game which saw Rhody’s hopes soar high and then crash to the ground. It looked for a while as if our team would repeat the classic 1933 victory over the Bruins. Individual honors were monopolized to a great extent by Bob Mudge. outstand- ing back field man for the last three years. Mudge gained repeated recognition for his spectacular broken field running and fighting spirit in playing under the physical handicap of a weakened lung. The success of the team as a whole, however, was due to the fine spirit of teamwork shown by the entire squad. The aggressiveness of the line and the proper carrying out of assignments by all of the men were prime factors in the successful functioning of the team. Winning more games than it lost and with its first Providence College scalp, the football team can certainly be considered to have had a successful season. — ilie grisi RHODE ISLAND 32. AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL 0 Tlie opening game served merely as a testing laboratory For Keaney to try out his different candidates and find combinations which would prove effective. Mudge was ihe outstanding man of the game. RHODE ISLAND 7. MAINE 0 For the third successive year. Rhode Island defeated a strong Maine team by the thin margin of a single touchdown. In 1934, it was Mantenuto’s famous 100 yard run and in 1933. Reardon s last minute pass to Bernie Muliin which gave the Rams their two previous victories. This year, as in 34. the visiting R. I. team scored early and then protected its lead with an outstanding defense. The team did not stagnate offensively, though, after Albanese had made the first and las t touchdown of the game in the opening quarter. All throughout, the smoothly running backfield of Mudge. Messina, Albanese. and Wright made frequent attacks into Maine territory only to be turned back near the goal line on each attempt. With the middle of the line well taken care of both offensively and defensively by Robertshaw, McCarthy. Allen, DiPetrillo. and PuIIano. the low score was a result only of the stubborn fight- ing spirit of the opponents. At no time did Jim Wright at quarterback deem it necessary to call for a pass hecause of the success of the backfield quartet’s running attack. The opponents, too. showed potentialities of a strong running game but the three Rhode Island ends who saw action. D’lorio. Gesick. and Rinoski, stopped many a sweeping end run staged by Maine to keep the situation well in hand. -133- iU £risd - BROWN 7. RHODE ISLAND 6 The saddest game of the year, in the eyes of State followers, was the annual contest with the Brown Bear. After a score by Mudge early in the last quarter and an unsuccessful pass for the extra point, the fighting Rams gradually tired as a heavy Brown backfield crashed repeatedly through the center of the line and finally pushed over a score with hut five minutes to play before the game ended. Even then, the game looked like a tie. for the State side of the stadium burst into wild cheering when D Iorio broke through and blocked the attempted place kick after the touchdown. Joy was short-lived, however, as the referee called the ball back and penalized State a yard and a half for offside. A second placement by Hall of Brown sailed squarely over the crossbars and gave the Bruins the necessary point for victory. As in its first two games. Rhode Island was greatly aided by the fine broken field running of Mudge and the aggressiveness of the line. Brown was turned back four times from Rhode Island s 15 yard line as the forward wall tightened up and with- stood the Brown offensive. Cooperating with Mudge. the rest of the backfield all turned in good games. Playing his usual c apable game at quarterback, Jim Wright teamed up with Mudge on occasional tricky lateral pass plays which resulted in long gains. Messina and Albanese were effective in making line plunges throughout the With more luck on her side. Rhode Island would probably have triumphed in this spirited battle. IL7 r P t.“ ilie grisi 1 -158- iU £risi NORTHEASTERN 15. RHODE ISLAND 12 The game with Northeastern, played at Boston, was the first one ever to be played at night by a R. I. State football team. Jay Hart, captain of the opposing team and Bob Mudge performed in spectacular fashion to give the crowd of 4300 an exciting evening. In the opening period. Jim Wright scored a touchdown after Messina and Mudge had combined with him to advance the ball. Northeastern out- played the Rams from this point to the beginning of the last quarter, scoring two touchdowns and a field goal to give them 15 points. With her typical late rally tactics. Rhode Island valiantly tried to overcome the lead in the last period. Although another touchdown was made on an end run hy Mudge. the team was unable to score Lou D lorio did much to keep the heavy Northeasterners from scoring any more than 15 points and was constantly breaking up plays in the Huskies ' backfield. The others in the line, Rinoski. Doll. PuIIano. Robertshavv. Allen, and DePetrillo. did very well for their first attempt at playing under glaring floodlights. The game, as a whole, was typical of Northeastern-Rhode Island athletic con- tests in that it was fought aggressively by both sides and contained innumerable exciting plays. 3 jjiasiL ? - 150- i L c risi RHODE ISLAND 19. WORCESTER 0 Before a homecoming crowd of 2000. the Ram eleven put on a fine display of football in soundly defeating Worcester Tech. The game was scoreless for the first quarter, but Albanese crossed the goal line on a line plunge during the second quarter. The Tech learn saved having another touchdown made on them before the half by bringing Messina down on their own 8 yard line just as the half ended. D’lorio had thrown a lateral to Messina after intercepting a pass on State ' s 30 yard line and the latter had run as far as the 8 yard mark. In the second half. State dominated the play completely. The backfield co- operated well and advanced the ball in consecutive short gains. Although suffering from a sprained ankle. Bob Mudge was as fleet footed as ever and scored two touch- downs on 13 yard runs before the game ended. The system State seemed to be using in this game was to place the ball in a vulnerable position and then use an end run play with Mudge as the ball carrier. The line was at its best in this game and kept the Worcester team well in hand, even though two of its backfield were star players who had made reputations for themselves in previous games. Yawkey, one of the Tech stars, treated the alumni with an exhibition of long spiral punting. The ability of these two men. however, was not enough to prevent State from having things pretty much its own way. In fact, Mudge met the punting situation capably by reluming Yawkey ' s punts with some very good kicks of his own. - 160- iU grisi CONNECTICUT 33, RHODE ISLAND 0 Connecticut made up for it long period of defeats by Rhode Island and handed them one of the most overwhelming defeats that they have experienced in recent years. Not since 1928 had the Storrs team beaten the Rams. A 19-19 tie in 1933 was the nearest they came to it, but the score they made this year gave them ample revenge. In all justice to a team which completely outplayed us. it still might be said that Keaney ' s forces had an “off " day in every sense of the word. Mudge was handicapped by a painful boil on his neck and the rest of the team was slow in getting started and became confused as the game progressed with the inspired opposing team running all over the field. It is doubtful whether the final outcome would have been different even if Rhode Island had played well, for Connecticut had her best team of the decade and could not be stopped. The score, however, would probably have been different. " Scotty Thompson, star of the Nutmegger eleven, was the chief factor in their attack and eluded many a would-be Rhode Island tackier. The seven man line employed by Rhody failed to stop him and his backfield teammates. The Rams turned in a few good plays to redeem themselves somewhat. Bob Eliot got as far as the enemy’s seven yard line after intercepting a pass but the team was unable to score from that point. Toward the end of the game, the Rhode Islanders pulled themselves together enough to stage a threatening drive down the field. This was of no avail, however, for the game ended before a score could be made. Thus Connecticut gained possession of the silver trophy awarded to the winner of this annual event; a deter- mined Rhode Island team will make an attempt to regain it next year. - 161 - - 162- BASKETBALL - 163- risi 1936-1937 VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM Front Row: Morris Fabricant, Janies W right, John Messina, Edward Tashjian. Chester Jaworski Second Row: John LaCastro. Leon Caprielian. Victor Thaos. David Partington, Frederick McCarthy, Robert Third Row: Edmond Fay. Linwood Wales. James Masterson. Coach Keaney SCORES - 164- UmM l e risi SUMMARY OF BASKETBALL SEASON - 165- RHODE ISLAND 53. HARVARD 48 s.“ rzriir£ I to a 44 40 lead with 8 lition and stamina of the -1(56- e risi RHODE ISLAND 66. ARNOLD 30 The Messina. Jaworski, Tashjian combination teamed up much more effectively than in the first two games to score a total of 45 points among themselves and lead the Rams to their third successive victory. Rhode Island led throughout the entire game so that Coach Keaney was able to bench his starting live at the end of the third period and try out a number of substitutes. Outstanding subs were Dave Partington. John LaCastro, Leon Caprielian. and Ed Fay. Arnold, in an attempt to prevent defeat, tried to imitate Rhode Island s long passing, fast breaking attack but they lacked the speed and shiftiness necessary to outplay the Rams. Indication of R. I. s superiority was shown by the scores at various stages of the game; at the end of the first quarter, the score was 23-8. at half time. 35-18. and at the end of the third quarter. 58-24. STANDING OF FIRST 15 TEAMS IN NEW ENGLAND WORCESTER TECH 39. RHODE ISLAND 38 A rangy and close guarding Tech team brought our undefeated record to an end by the slim margin of one point in a rough game at Worcester. With but 15 seconds to play, the Rams were leading 38-35. Chet Jaworski was carefully dribbling the ball near the center of the court in an effort to stall until the game ended but Raslavsky. the star man of the Tech team, forced him to pass by crowding him towards center line. The pass was good but the receiver of the ball attempted a shot at the basket and missed. The ball bounded off the backboard into the hands of a Tech man who immediately threw it to Raslavsky. The latter ran down the floor to score and then on the ensuing tapoff scored again just before the gun went off to end the game. Thus, the game ended 39-38 for the first of Rhode Island s three defeats. HSSHL7 -167- iU grisi RHODE ISLAND 55. NORTHEASTERN 37 (First New England Conference victory) Every game with Northeastern is featured with the speed and aggressiveness of both sides. Although outplayed, this year’s Northeastern team. like previous ones from that school, proved themselves a formidable foe with their rough tactics and dangerous shooting. The Rams, lortunately. were well able to meet the situation with their usual speed. After Northeastern had scored the first two baskets, the R. I. team added points systematically to take over the lead for the rest of the game. Jaworski in scoring 20 points and Fabricant in playing a fine guarding game were the stars of the evening. Tlic game s interest was heightened by occasional threatened fist fights as the tempers of a few Northeastern players flared at times when bodily contact was exceptionally rough. RECORD OF EDWARD TASHJIAN Home: Weehawken, New Jersey High School Attended: Woodrow Wilson High School. Weehawken. N. J. Height and Weight.- 5 ft. 9 in.: 150 lbs. Positions on lihode Island Basketball First string forward on 1 934-35 Fresh- First string forward on 1935-36 and 1936-37 Varsity teams Points Scored each Season : Freshman: 167 points Sophomore: 99 points Junior: 237 points RHODE ISLAND 72. BROWN 34 Mindful of the upsets scored by Brown over many a past Rhode Island team, the Rams took no chances in defeating their Providence rivals by a 38 point margin. The striking fact was that 51 of the 72 points were scored in the Iasi half, and for the final 15 minutes State scored at the rate of three points per minute. Held to a 21-18 lead over the Brown team during the first 20 minutes, the Rams left little doubt as to what the final outcome would be after launching their intensive attack in the second half. Messina scored 19 points. Jaworski. 12 and Eliot. 10 to lead the scoring. Many of the substitutes were responsible for much of the score, LaCastro. Masterson. Partington. McCarthy, and Fay all contributed points to tbe 72 total which, incident- ally. was the greatest number of points scored by R. I. in any game during the season. - 168- Jl« £l ' ls4 34. RHODE ISLAND 30 1 7 il c RHODE ISLAND 63. PROVIDENCE COLLEGE 54 (Second successive victory) (First P. C. victory in 16 years) A crowd of 3800 , the largest ever to watch a Rhode Island basketball game, saw the State team finally emerge victorious after an exciting game at the R. I. Auditorium in Providence. The Friars, with their usual confidence and skill had drawn away to a 22-11 lead before Rhode Island oriented herself. State then gradually closed the gap between the schools and dramatically tied the score at 31-31 on a long shol by Fabricanl just before the half ended. In the second half, the game was closely fought, Rhode Island maintaining a slight lead up until eight minutes were left to play. Partington. Wright. Jaworski. and Eliot then scored successive baskets to increase the l lm lr IT, lid lead. Ed Tashjian was the hero of the game with a high score of 22 points. He also was responsible for frequent timely passes to teammates who were in scoring positions. RECORD OF JAMES WRIGHT Home: Wakefield. R. I. High School Attended: South Kingston High School Height and Weight: 5 ft. 9 in.: 150 lbs. Positions on Rhode Island Basketball First string guard on 1033-34 Fresh- First string guard on 1934-35. 1935- 36. and 1936-37 Varsity teams Co-captain of 1936-37 team RHODE ISLAND 61. BOSTON UNIVERSITY 60 (Third successive victory) Tied at 53-53 at the end of the game, the State five continued on to barely win in the overtime period which was necessary to break the tie. Three baskets by Tashjian and two foul shots by Fabricant made up the Rhode Island scoring in the extra session. The stubborn Boston team was hard to beat and forced Rhode Island to maintain a fast pace from beginning to end. The high scoring State trio of Jaworski. Messina, and Tashjian scored 8. 17. and 16 points respectively, to keep well up in the race for New England scoring honors. James Wriglit 17 JffrrtofS -170- iL £ri i RHODE ISLAND 45, LOWELL TEXTILE 27 (Fourth successive victory) In an uneventful game. the Rams defeated I.o vell Tech to complete the first half of their season s schedule. Neither side scored for the first four minutes of the game causing Coach Keaney to substitute a whole new team to start up the scoring. The second stringers scored enough to give the Rams a comfortable lead and then gave way to the first team again. Rhode Island then proceeded to systematically register points until the game had ended. COACH KEANEYS RECORD AS BASKETBALL COACH Year 1920- 21 . 1921- 22 . 1922 23 . 1923-24 . 1924 25 . 1927 28 . 1929 30 . 1930- 31 . 1931- 32. 1932 33 . 1933- 34 . 1934- 35 . 1935- 36 . 1936 37 . 0 5 38 3 4 40 3 3 43 3 3 47 2 6 48 3 5 51 8 3 57 Total 202 81 36 Average for 17 years Robert EliH ' 39 RHODE ISLAND 60. MASSACHUSETTS 37 (Fifth successive victory) The Mass. State team held their own with the Rams for the first half but were completely outplayed during the last 20 minutes of the game. Rhode Island started slowly and held the slight lead of 27-25 at the end of the opening half. From thence onward. Mass. State handled the ball hardly at all and were forced to play defensively most of the time. Messina again passed the 20 mark with a total of 21 points for the evening. He was closely followed by Tashjian who scored 18 points. Inuring their 5 minute stay. Leon Caprielian and VicTkacs played well at the guard positions. -171- e £i s i RHODE ISLAND 56. CONNECTICUT 41 (Sixth successive victory) (Third New England Conference victory) Seemingly a set system of play by ibis lime, the Rams used their usual tactics of overcoming a lead established by their opponents and then doggedly ' continuing on to victory. Trailing 17-11 at the end of 10 minutes, the Rams gradually drew nearer to the Storrs team and before the first half had ended, they bad taken over the lead. 29-23. Connecticut ' s greatest threat was l-orig .John " Pringle. 6 foot 4 inch center who scored 16 of bis Iram ' s points. Near the end of the game, a fine exhibition of freez- ing the hall was neatly performed by the Rams. Stale held the ball for as long as three minutes at a time by tricky dribbling and accurate passing. INDIVIDUALS SCORING RECORDS FOR NEW ENGLAND CONFERENCE GAMES (First 20) Player Points Games 1. Jaworski. R. I. . 2. Pringle. Conn. 3. Rogean. NIL. 4. Tashjian. R. I. . 5. Messina. R. I. . 6. Rice. N. E. . 7. Janiga. Conn. 8. Rogers. Maine . ). Loefller, Conn. 10. Lord. Maine 11. Webber. Maine 12. Hanson. N. H. 1 1. Almstrom. N. E. . 14. Bialkowski. N. E. . 13. Woodburv. Maine 16. Hobson. N. E. i- LI,. .i K I 18. Bloom. Conn. 10. Bishop. N. H. . 20. Fabricant. R. I. 142 122 103 96 88 78 63 62 46 44 43 42 39 36 33 32 32 8 8 8 8 8 8 6 8 4 8 8 5 8 RHODE ISLAND 64. NEW HAMPSHIRE 42 fSeuentli successive victory ) (Fourth New England Conference victory ) Rhode Island ' s second half attack defeated New Hampshire as it had many of the Rams ' previous opponents. Again the R. I. team was behind at the half and again they scored repeatedly in the hitler part of the game to win. In the last half. Rhode Island scored three times as many points as she did in the first half. New Hampshire ' s hopes were high when the mid-way period was reached with them leading 19-16 but 18 points by Rhode Island in the next session defeated the Wildcats. Hanson, a New Hampshire senior, did most of the offensive work for the losers. 1 7 -172- RHODE ISLAND 61. NORTHEASTERN 36 (Ninth successive victory) (Fifth New England Conference victory) (Second victory of 5 day lour) -173- . A e risi RHODE ISLAND 64 . MAINE 38 RECORD OF JOHN MESSINA RHODE ISLAND 54 . NEW HAMI 1 -174- RHODE ISLAND 56. BROWN 39 (Thirteenth successive victory) -175- Br?. Bill Rowe ‘37 TRACK - 177- OLYMPICS— Upper Left: Rowe demonstrating the position of the start of the pivot to the champion of Northern Ireland. Upper Right: Rowe teaching the fundamental position of the body— Henry Dreyer shown with hack to camera. Center Left: Rowe starting an exhibition throw. Center: William Rowe on the terrace of Plaven. Olympic village. Center Right: Dreyer starting an exhibition throw. Bottom Left: Rowe demonstrating the 179- SUMMARY OF 1936 OUTDOOR TRACK SEASON SCORES Rhode Island . . .. 59% Holy Cross 75% iL gris4 1936 VARSITY TRACK TEAM 100 yd. dasli 220 yd. Jask 440 vd. dash Half mile run Mile run Two mile run High hurdles Low hurdles 16 lb. hammer 12 Ih. hammer 1 6 lb. shot Discus Javelin 35 lb. weight Pole Vault High Jump Broad Jump 3 mile C. C. cours 4.25 mile C. C. coi 4% mile C. C. cou Indoor Mile Relay COLLEGE TRACK RECORDS Year Holder 1035 William Dolan. ' 35 I ' 1 15 Willi. on Dolan. 15 1035 Arthur Hanley. ' 36 1036 Carle Morrill. ' 58 1034 Raymond Kellv. ' 35 1034 Marcus Cotter. ' 35 1035 Robert Tallman. ' 38 1035 Gerald Mullen. ' 37 1035 Henry Dreyer. ' 35 1036 Herman Dreyer. ' 30 1034 Henry Dreyer. ' 35 l»i(. Willi Roue. 1- 1035 John Hunt. ' 35 1036 Folswartshnv. 38 1036 Edwin Singsen, ' 38 1027 Alonzo Johnson, ' 30 1027 Philip Lenz, ' 30 1027 Robert Talbot. 28 ! 1034 Alexander Brown. ' 38 rse 1034 Marcus Cotter. ' 35 se 1033 Marcus Cotter. ' 35 1037 Holt. I lines. Conlty. Morrill Record 0.9 sec. 21.8 sec. mL-7 - 181 - 4 L £ris i SUMMARY OF VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY SEASON The cross country team monopolized nearly all possible honors within reach this past year. It won four straight dual meets; it stretched the winning streak of Ram harrier teams to 22 consecutive dual meet victories in six years; it won the New Eng- land cross country crown; it finished sixth in the National Championships; its members received white sweaters. Space prohibits a detailed listing of further honors, but suffice it to say that the team which enabled Rhode Island to become New Eng- land champions for the first time justly deserved to win in all these contests. Every runner on the seven man team was as earnest and faithful a worker as Coach Tootell could possibly hope for. This fact, indeed, was the chief cause of success, for the nature of this torturous sport made it absolutely essential that the candidates reached the peak of physical condition by tiring steady training. Most prominent among Rhode Island’s sectional rivals, according to the sports- writers concensus of opinion, were Northeastern. New Hampshire. Connecticut, and Holy Cross. The first three teams were beaten by the Rams in dual competition and the highly touted Holy Cross team was only able to place fifth in the New England run which Rhode Island won. Thus it can he seen that the Rams left little doubt as to its superiority over the other local cross country teams. At the national classic. Rhode Island gave way to such outstanding teams as Michigan. Manhattan, and Cornell. By placing sixth, the Rams definitely proved that their team could rightfully be classed among the leaders of the country ' . Bill Eckhart. a stranger to distance running until trained by Tootell. proved himself the consistent Number I man of the team. Eckhart won three of the four dual meets, placed third in the New Englands. and fourteenth in the National title race. Captain Bill Andrews was equally as steady as Eckhart in his position in second place on the team and placed eighth in the large field ol runners in the New England meet. But it was the general all around balance of the team which gave it the winning scores. Alec Brown. Parks Toolin. George Lyons. Henry Tereschkow. and John McCormick, usually placing in that order, were never far behind the leaders. An excellent illustration of the part played by the last five men on the team was furnished in the Northeastern meet. The Boston team took the first two places but five R. I. men finished third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh to win the meet. With Eckhart improving every year and Andrews the only loss by graduation, a powerful team seems likely next fall. - 182- iu gris4 1936 VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY Front Kou : I lenry Tereshkow. YYilliaiu Andrews. William Eckhart. Alexander Brown. George Lyons Rear Row: Everett Orr. Coach Erwin. Parks Toolin. Coach Tooted. John McCormick. James Eastwood. Harold Ingram SCORES Rhode Island 18 Rhode Island 21 Rhode Island 25 Rhode Island 23 Coast Guard Academy . . 44 New Hampshire .... 35 Northeastern 35 Conneclicut 34 1st place. New England Intercollegiate Championships 6th place. National Intercollegiate Championships - 183- - 184- BASEBALL - 185- mmmmm - 186 - -I.. £iisi 1936 BASEBALL RHODE ISLAND 5, BOSTON UNIVERSITY 2 Opening the season with gusto. Rhode Island won its first game over Boston LJniversity. Behind the capable pitching of Hines and d ' Entremont. the Rams over- came a 2 run lead by Boston and staged a seventh inning rally to give them 3 runs and victory. RHODE ISLAND 10. NORTHEASTERN 5 The team repeated its belated rally tactics of the previous game and defeated Northeastern in an exciting game. Bob Lepper became hero of the day by hitting two triples and a single to aid in the eighth inning rally staged by the Rams. RHODE ISLAND 22. ARNOLD 4 Scoring in such lump sums as 6. 5. and 4 runs in an inning, the baseball nine boosted its batting average with the 16 hits it collected in this one-sided contest. Coach Keaney found opportunity to try out 19 of his men. BROWN 4. RHODE ISLAND 2 Hailed as an outstanding athletic event in the spring sports season of the State, the Brown-Rhode Island game was featured by good play on holh sides. Brown made nine hits and Rhode Island eight but the Providence team bunched theirs much more effectively than the Rams. Gus Dolan drove in one of State’s runs with a long double. RHODE ISLAND 10. MAINE 2 Again Dolan aided the team in their defeat of Maine with his timely hitting, this time in the form of a home run which brought in three runs. The game was a “breather” for R. I. and many of the squad saw action. PROVIDENCE COLLEGE 7, RHODE ISLAND 5 On the list of “heart-breaking " losses, the defeat of the Ram by P. C. stands high. For seven innings, Rhode Island held a 5-0 lead but in the eighth, the Friars launched one of their famed batting attacks to score 7 runs and win the game. RHODE ISLAND 3. WORCESTER TECH 0 A double play combination of Pascoe and Hollingsworth came to the fore in the Worcester game and saved the day for Rhode Island on two occasions. Mudge. Messina, and Fay were the hitting stars. RHODE ISLAND 8. CONNECTICUT 2 Led by Ted Pascoe who hit a home run. the team made a total of 14 hits in defeating Connecticut. The Storrs team was only able to get 5 hits from d ' Entremont. -187- e grisi 1936 BASEBALL HOLY CROSS 9. RHODE ISLAND 0 Six runs in the eighth inning gave Holy Cross a decided victory over a hapless Ram team. Until the unlucky inning, the team had played extremely well in holding the Crusaders to 2 runs. RHODE ISLAND 9. UPSULA 4 Martin and Mudge proved the mainstays of the team in defeating Upsula. It was a six run scoring spree in the sixth inning which provided the major part of the score. BOSTON UNIVERSITY 9. RHODE ISLAND 3 B. U. gained vengeance for its earlier defeat by State and hit our pitchers hard in evening up the series. Martin and Pascoe made efforts to save the situation by hitting triples but the necessary scoring punch was lacking. RHODE ISLAND 6. TUFTS 2 Tufts was beaten for the first time in ten years with this victory over the Jumbos. Getting but four hits from Wil d’Entremont. the Boston team was effectively stopped. Buzz Phelan played one of his best fielding games of the year and made several spe ta ill. ir at hes. RHODE ISLAND 10. NORTHEASTERN 9 So closely fought that it took 1 1 innings for R. I. to win. the return game with Northeastern was a nip and tuck affair all the way. d’Entremont’s stamina in a relief role coupled with the good hitting of the entire team finally decided the game. HOLY CROSS 5. RHODE ISLAND 2 For the second game in a row. d Entremont pitched a great ball game but the man power of the Crusaders was too great to be overcome. Daughters and Kelly, reputedly two of the best college players in the country, lived up to their names and put on a brilliant exhibition of fielding for Holy Cross. RHODE ISLAND 14. PROVIDENCE COLLEGE 4 Batting the ball all over Hendrickson field, Rhode Island swamped their Provi- dence rivals in the second half of their home and home series. Two triples by Mudge and one each by Dolan and Hines were outstanding plays of the afternoon. Of the nine men who played, all but one were credited with at least one hit. Hines, in addition to his fine hitting, held the Friars down with a good performance on the mound. CONNECTICUT 4. RHODE ISLAND 0 This game was the feature of the annual alumni day at Kingston. Lewis, the Connecticut pitcher bested d’Entremont in an interesting pitching dual and allowed the Rams but three singles. As the second part of a home and home series, the contest proved to be one of the shortest ever staged on a Rhode Island playing field since it lasted only 72 minutes. -188- FROSH SPORTS ■■ ilie risi ■ ■ ' 1936 FRESHMAN FOOTBALL Jjga§iL7 — lie gi isi 1936-1937 FRESHMAN BASKETBALL ' 88 8848 - ilie grisi 1936 FRESHMAN CROSS COUNTRY SCORES 1 7 1937 FRESHMAN RELAY .jaaniL ? - 193- iu grisi 1936 FRESHMAN BASEBALL AND TRACK BASF.RALL - 194 — CO-ED SPORTS - 195- lie grisi — THE COACHING STAFF Jo Lees Russell and Vera Rock This year, under Josephine Lees Russell, women s athletics surpassed all previous records. Mrs. Russell was responsible for introducing women s field hockey at Rhode Island State College and her enthusiasm has carried over to the student body, until we find that a great deal of interest has been roused. The team had a most successful season, losing only one game. In addition to Field Hockey. Mrs. Russell also coaches Women’s Basketball, which like the hockey team had an unusually successful season remaining undefeated. Miss Vera Rock, ’35. assisted Mrs. Russell in coaching both of the sports. - 196 - ilie risi ■ WOMEN’S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION WEARERS OF SWEATERS sJzlStl 1 iU grisi WOMEN’S FIELD HOCKEY Front Row: Lillie Atkinson and Elizabeth Cowell. Co-captains Sally Brown, Ruth Lochwnnd, Frances Randall, Margaret Pierce. Barbara Williams, Ruth Jerrett, Anna Emma, Elinor Williams. Norma James Third Rom: Aileen Kelley, Manager. Winifred Gregson. Barbara Butler. Elsie Brindle. Rosalind Waters. Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island SCHEDULE 3 Connecticut State College 2 New York University 3 Connecticut State College 0 Beaver 1 Prov. Field Hockey Cluh 6 Pembroke 2 Posse TOTALS 17 Opponents Co-Captains Lillie Atkinson and Elizabeth Cowell Manager Aileen Kelly 0 0 0 -198- Qrisi WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM " Undefeated ” 1 JjliiiiL.7 5goog2»S = 8SS RIFLE TEAMS -201 - iU grisi MEN’S RIFLE TEAM Front Row: Robert Juliano, Earl Hand. Dayton Carritt, Wendell Marsliman. Theodore Reynolds Back Row: Albert Ball, Sergeant Friel. Bernard Harvey Tke Men ' s Rifle Team was founded in 1903, and since that time has progressed immensely. In 1912, it competed in twelve meets. Twenty years later it participated in twenty-one matches. In the following four years, the students seemed to have lost interest in this sport, but it has been revived during the past year. This year the team has fired against more than thirty other teams, boasting of victories over such schools as Boston College, Michigan State, West Virginia University, Mississippi State, and Connecticut State. President Vice-President Executive Officer Director of Rifle Marksmanship . Dayton Carritt Fred Mason . Bernard Harvey Everett G. Brown Captain Joseph W. Kullman -202- iU WOMEN S RIFLE TEAM Front Row. Berthe Castonguay. Emily Xavier. Ruth Jerrett. Ariadne Panteleiff Back Row: l.ouise Thurber. Sergeant Friel. Helen Bnclawski Another comparatively new sport on the campus is the Women s Rifle Team. Competition is usually carried on by a telegraphic system: although there was an actual shoulder to shoulder match with Connecticut. Among the twelve telegraphic matches were contests with such schools as Carnegie Institute. I University of Wash- ington. I ’niversity of Oregon. Syracuse. University of Missouri. Louisiana Stale University. Pennsylvania State College, and Miami University. President . Vice-Preside Secretary . Ruth Jerrett Louise Thurber -203- . 1 . e risi FRESHMAN RIFLE TEAM Front Row : Leverett Clark. Albert Possner. Richard Cooke. Carl Johnson Bach Row: Chester Blood. Sergeant Friel The Freshmen RiHeTeam is composed of those freshmen in the basic R. O. T. C. course who obtained the highest scores in rifle markmanship. During the past season, they broke even with the Connecticut Freshmen. The team won the first meet at Storrs and lost the second at Kingston. 9 3 JT -204- INTRAMURALS dlie risi INTRAMURAL WINNERS -200- £risi INTRAMURAL WINNERS -207- - dlie £risi COLLEGE LIFE FRATERNITIES SORORITIES CLUBS -210- FRATERNITIES -211 - As . gl ' isi POLYGON MEMBERSHIP Faculty Advisers Dean John Barlow Prof. Herman C. Churchill Prof. Joseph W. Ince Representatives RHO IOTA KAPPA Roland Gill Alden Stanton THETA CHI Albert Cupello R. Ellsworth Hinds, Jr. BETA PHI Theodore A. Ventrone Daniel G. Aldrich. Jr. DELTA ALPHA PSI Frederic C. McCarthy C. Albert Marseglia LAMBDA CHI ALPHA John Taylor, Jr. Warren E. Colburn SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON Herman A. C. Anderson Joseph L. Scott PHI BETA CHI William McKenna, Jr. Edgar L. Arnold, Jr. ALPHA EPSILON PI Charles H. Miller Wilfred D. David PHI MU DELTA James H. Murray Arthur E. Peckham PHI SIGMA William A. Raimond Bowen F. Sweet ALPHA TAU GAMMA Ernest M. Magee Chester Berry BETA PSI ALPHA Pasco Fraraccio Arthur DeCesare -212- ilie risi POLYGON First Row: Cupello. Prof. Ince. Magee. Prof. Churchill. Taylor Second Row: Arnold. Gill. Hines. Raimond. Miller, Scolt Third Row: Colburn. McKenna. Murray. MacCarlhy. Anderson. Peckham The Polygon was formed in 1911 to govern interfraternity affairs. Originally consisting of only five members, it now has twenty-seven. It is very active during the rushing season as the governing body for the organization, maintenance, inter- pretation. and enforcing of rushing rules. The officers are selected by a rotary system and serve for one year. President . Vice-President Secretary . Treasurer . Ernest Magee Albert R. Cupello . John Taylor James Murray -213- ( li e RHO IOTA KAPPA Founded at Rhode Island 1908 Total Chapter Membership 256 RHO IOTA KAPPA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Proffesor Howland Burdick Professor Crawford R. Hart Dean George E. Adams Professor Leslie A. Keegan Mr. William J. Whelan FRATRES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1937 John J. Casey Louis D Iorio Robert Wood James Dolan Walter Doll William Donaldson Kenneth Higcinhotham Leon Caprielian William Corr CLASS OF 1938 John Durkin William Eckhart Carle Morrill CLASS OF 1939 El wood Euart John McCormick Maurice Connors CLASS OF 1940 Edgar Goff Alden Stanton Charles Turner Earl Potter John Parker William Sylvia ilie ■dal R. I. as Sigma Della 1909 Total Chapter Membership 33 1 L- SSs . 9 — — ilie THETA CHI FRATRES IN FACULTATE Dr. Harold W. Browning Professor Herbert M. Hofford Professor Robert Rockafellow Professor John E. Ladd FRATRES IN COLLEGIO Raymond F. Biedrzycki Herbert A. Bonn Walter S. Colvin CLASS OF 1937 Norman S. Gesick Francis L. Hibbitts George M. Potter Charles L. Wight James D. Wright Raymond Anderson John J. Christy Dana H. Conley Albert R. Cupello Merlyn A. DeConti Robert A. Barrett Robert D. Cash man Robert Anderson Frank Burrows CLASS OF 1938 James L. Hammett Russell L. Hinds George A. Hines John G. Hines William C. Hogg Edmund H. Kent CLASS OF 1939 Hilding K. Munson Samuel Popovitch CLASS OF 1940 Eugene S. Fiske Eugene M. Greene Paul C. Nicholas Charles A. Salley Benjamin R. Robinson, Jr. iU BETA PHI Founded at Rhode Island 1910 Total Chapter Membership 29 1 . Harry E. Pattee, Jr. Daniel G. Aldrich, Jr. -218- il e grisrf BETA PHI FRATRES IN FACULTATE Dr. Everett P. C FRATRES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1937 Robert B. Buffinton Lionel G. Gilbert James T. Meenan Harry E. Pattee. Jr. Daniel G. Aldrich S. Gilbert Blount Stuart T. Cooper J. Herman Dreyer John N. Alexander Arthur H. Dexter Francis G. Doyle Robert C. Morton Alfred Z. Rezendes CLASS OF 1938 Henry L. Sanford CLASS OF 1939 Henry E. Garceau Kari. Keuhner James H. Magee Edward A. Peck CLASS OF 19-10 Joseph F. Kirwin Ernest I. Newall Theodore A. Vent rone Theose Smith Fred J. Wilson David G. Reed Henry W. Savage Victor Tkacs Norman L. Vaughn Edward J. Regan James Southworth -219- grisi DELTA ALPHA PSI Founded at Rhode Island 19 1 1 Total Chapter Membership 408 Front Row: Coach Beck. Titmas, Asa dorian. O’Reilly. Spooner. Kershaw. Gough. Dr. Parks Third Rou : Loveitt, Perry, Barnes. Folwartshny. Bryant. Shortly. Montague. Faulk President Frederick McCarthy Vice-President Ara Asadorian Secretary James A. O ' Reilly Treasurer John R. Kershaw -220- » - Le risi » DELTA ALPHA PSI FRATRES IN FACULTATE FRATRES IN COLLEGIO fetter CLASS OF 1937 ! ef ' CLASS OF 1939 11?; nr CLASS OF 1910 iESEr -221- ris4 LAMBDA CHI ALPHA Founded in 1 909 al Boston University 86 Chapters Established at R. I. as Gamma Delta Sigma 1912 Chartered as Eta Zeta Chapter 1912 Total Chapter Membership 262 President William O. Krohn Vice-President David H. Brown Secretary Ronald H. MacDonald Treasurer Warren E. Colburn -I., £risi LAMBDA CHI ALPHA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Dean Royal L. Wales Dr. Arthur A. Vernon FRATRES IN COLLEGIO Henry E. Borden Joseph M. Callaghan Robert W. Ahern Bertrand M. Ball Theodore S. Clarke CLASS OF 1937 Edmund J. Fay CLASS OF 1938 Warren E. Colburn CLASS OF 1939 Frank W. Hallet CLASS OF 1940 William Dean David Hall Philip W. Martin John Taylor. Jr. Henry E. Turgeon Edward O. Hendrickson John F. Mullaney Clifford Pace Albert J. Reinhalter. Jr. Neal Sheridan 223- SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON Founded in 1856 at University of Alabama 110 Chapters Established at R. I. as Z eta Pi Alpha 1920 Chartered as R. 1. Alpha 1929 Total Chapter Membership 143 Front Row: S. Hazard, MacKay, Toole, Dr. Weldin, Anderson, Rowe, Robinson, Barry Secorul Row: Lava I lee. A. Cuddy. O’Hara. Ince, Carragber. McConnell. Wellen. G. Cuddy Third Row: Bell, Glynn, Ruest. Johnson, Daley, Graham, Cramer, Terrell Fourth Row: Ryan. Barolet. Peasley. Thompson. D. Hazard. Partington. Hollis. Stene. D.dsbury, Newn President Herman A. C. Anderson Vice-President William J. A. Rowe Secretary Harry Robinson Treasurer Ralph William Toole -224- iU gris4 SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON FRATRES IN FACULTATE Dr. John C. Weldin Captain Joseph W. Kullman FRATRES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1937 Herman A. C. Anderson Vincent J. Barry Arthur B. Cuddy F. Dean Carragher George L. Fales. Jr. James R. Masterson. Jr. Donald M. Hazard George W. Ince Joseph Barolet Donald Bell George Cuddy Sprague W. Hazard John R. MacKay CLASS OF 1938 Michael Dobrolet Harry Dunham J. Louis O ' Hara John K. Stene CLASS OF 1939 Chester J. Jaworski Norman H. Johnson M. Leonard Looby Charles Peasley CLASS OF 1940 Russell Didsbury Charles Glynn Sanford Hollis Roger Lavallee Ralph W. Toole David W. Partington Frank S. Ryan Joseph L. Scott Raymond J. Thompson Creighton t. W ellen Roger Gould Samuel Moore Bernard Newman John Terrell mm -223- pisi PHI BETA CHI Founded al Rhode Island as Campus Club 1921 Phi Bela Chi 1929 Total Chapter Membership t42 Second Row: Bliss. Congdon. Hurdis, Crist, Cook, Arnold President Frederick E. Hardy Secretary Earl G. Mills, Jr. Treasurer Stanley R. Tallman -226- iU £risi FRATRES IN FACULTATE Professor Carroll C. Billmyer Professor Donald E. Stearns Mr. Morris W. Almfeldt Professor Calvin L. Coggins Rev. Harry S. McCready FRATRES IN COLLEGIO Bertram J. Garceau Arthur Almon Milton Concoon Milton W. Ashton Paul F. Bliss Bernard Clarke CLASS OF 1937 Harold Ingram Kenneth Knowe J. Kenneth MacKinnon CLASS OF 1938 David Livingstone Walter E. Machala William McKenna. Jr. CLASS OF 1939 Norman S. Durfee CLASS OF 1940 Ryland Humes Harold Hyland John Lannon Thomas Schofield Earl G. Mills Stanley R. Tallman Alan White Frederick E. Hardy Gustave R. Ide. Jr. W. Arthur Jones John Sheldon Earl C. Sparks Hugh Torch ia -227- d. e ALPHA EPSILON PI Founded at New York University 1913 21 Chapters Established at R. . as Beta Nu Epsilon 1922 Chartered as Rho Chapter 1928 Total Chapter Membership 128 Front How: Brodsky. Kenner. Koplan. Fishbcin. C Miller. Baxt. Sliaw. Entbi Second Row: Waterman, Jaffe. W einstein. David Rouslin. J. Miller. Baker. Dv Third Row: Blazar. Kamslein. Gordon. Bloom, f ' abricant. Alofsin. Burlier Fourth Row: Feldman. Polt, Warren. Wnlcher, Jacobson President . Vice President Treasurer. Joseph G. Fishbein Wilfred D. David Arnold R. Blazar Louis A. Gordon iU7 -228- tL £risi ALPHA EPSILON PHI FRATRES IN FACULTATH I)r. Raymond G. Bressler Professor Kenneth L. Knickerbocker Dr. Ralph K, Carleton FRATRES IN COLLEGIO Melvin Entin Joseph G. Fishbein Richard Brodsky Wilfred D. David Arnold Blazar Murray Baker Saul Feldman CLASS OF 1037 Maynard Koplan CLASS OF 1038 Louis Gordon Stanley Marcus David Warren CLASS OF 1030 Murray Brosofsky CLASS OF 1940 Herman Jacobson Alfred Jaffe Melvin Kelman Charles H. Miller Irving Waltcher Edward Shore Samuel Roust. in Barney Waterman Saul Weinstein -229- ilie grisi PHI MU DELTA Third Row: -230- risrf PHI MU DELTA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Professor Herbert M. Emery Professor Robert A. DeWolf FRATRES IN COLFEGIO Howard L. Gardiner. Ir. Charles W. Holt William S. Brownell John T. Greene. Jr. Richard W. Henry Albert J. Marshall Gifford P. Rastwood Walter L. Eddy. Jr. Edgar C. Forest Robert F. Hull G Earl Chace Roderick Dareli CLASS OF 1937 James H. Murray Everett A. Orr CLASS OF 1938 Wilbur N. Murray Albert Ormondroyd, Jr. Arthur E. Peckham, Jr. CLASS OF 1939 Everett D. Stoddard CLASS OF 19-10 Albert Hall Herbert Woodbury Henry E. Turner Harry C Woodbury. Jr. Arthur T. Cook. Jr. David Johnson Francis Sterling -231 - Jl€ £risi Founded at Rhode 1 stand 1925 3 HI SIC Toti it Chapter A lembership 132 f t t 1 f t t » » f t » f f t t f f f ? t t t 1 + % «V % A m Third Row: Yalos. I. t icnry, I .acerquist, Jolimon. Roljblee. Richardson. Brownell. Haywood Fourth Row. Filch. Mnrtlnml. Anderson. HomtnirtlW President . Vice-President Secretary . Treasurer . . Robert M. Mudce William A. Raimond Charles S. Andrews Norman R. Gregory -232- — ■ dLe risd ■ PHI SIGMA FRATRES IN FACULTATE FRA I RES IN COLLEGE) CLASS OF 1937 -233- Jirisl ALPHA TAU GAMMA Founded at Rhode Island 1 920 Total Chapter Membership 78 Front Hour North. Watt. Prof. McCauley. VVm. Smith, McMahon. Prof Ince. Hopps. Magee Second Hour Sulinia. Chiaverini. Sullivan. Horhach. Gavin. Rinoski. Gillwrt. Marsh man Third How W. Smith. Coslcldi. Ruzillo. Kershaw. Gustafson. Ahern. Marcucelli. Hull, Ball Fourth How Hoyt. Berry. McGill. Kalhercr. Price. Johnson. Keltell. McCue President . Vice Presiden t Set retai Treasurer . James J. McMahon William J. Smith . VitoW.Scola Joseph L. Watt 1 L7 -234- iU £rUi ALPHA TAU GAMMA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Professor Joseph W. Ince Professor Lee C. McCauley Dr. Theodore E. Odland Joseph Watt Albert Bell Chester Berry FRATRES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1937 Ernest Magee Joseph North James McMahon. Jr, Jeremiah Sullivan CLASS OF 1938 Thomas Marcuselli CLASS OF 1939 Vito Scola William Smith. Jr. Michael Sulima John J. Ahern Louis A. Chiaverni Pasquale Castaldi Richard K. Harback CLASS OF 1940 Matthew Lysik Wayne W. Smith Anthony DeMagistni Kenneth Hopps Mark Gilbert John Haufe Robert Gustafson John Hull Myron Ruzyla John McGill -235 ilie grisi BETA PSI ALPHA Founded al Rhode Island 1932 Total Membership 12 Second Hour: Third Row: Fourth How: DiStafani. Andrcti zi, Leonardo. Cuppclj Caltlarone. Williams. D.IVlnllo, Maslrove rio. Dr. Wriglrt. I )r( r President . . Vice-President . Anthony DiPetrillo Arthur F. Cesare . Manriga Malaragno . Albert J. Caldarone — Le gris4 — BETA PSI ALPHA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Dr. Phillip E. Douglass Dr. Andrew J. Newman Dr. Charles Fis HONORARY Dr. Nicholas Ale Albert Caldarono Stephen C. Campanella Marco Coi Robert Albanese Armando Boffa Paul Danesi Carlo DeStefani FRATRES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1937 Pasco Fraraccio John Messina CLASS OF 1938 Marius Danesi Arthur DeCesare Frank DeLuca CLASS OF 1939 Vincent Grossi Joseph Ianucci ! .OKI NZO LoXARDO CLASS OF 1940 Michael Napolitano Joseph Scunc.io Themistocles Farao Edmond Leonelli Frank I xjzito Albert Medici Manrico Mei.aragno Vincent Toscano Daniel Tramonti Frank Williams -237- SORORITIES -239- iiae £iisi PAN HELLENIC ASSOCIATION The Pan-Hellenic Association the in ter- sorority governing body, regulates and controls the activities of the sororities. The group is composed of two representatives from each sorority and the officers of the association are determined by a fair system of rotation. Because the local organization is connected with the National Pan-Hellenic Association, it receives many of its instructions and ideas from the national head- quarters in New York. Probably the most important function of this body is the control of sorority rush- ing. Two years ago the association introduced, among other new rushing rules, second semester rushing for the the sororities. This system has met with success and will probably continue as a permanent policy. In addition to this. Pan-Hellenic Association encourages scholarship among women students by offering cash awards to the upperclass women of highest scholas- tic standing and by awarding a shield to the Freshman girl who receives the highest scholastic rating in the first semester of the Freshman year. In the spring of each year, the association sponsors an annual dance, the Pan- Hellenic Ball, which is one of the outstanding social events of the college. The organization also sponsors smaller social affairs, such as inter-sorority parties, which bring together the girls of all the sororities and foster friendly sorority relations. 1 9 ( L e grisi PAN HELLENIC ASSOCIATION front Row ; Elizabeth Townend. Janet Potter Second Row: Ruth Waldman. Edith Caplin. Helen James Third Row: Maxine Curtis. Charlotte Souler President Vice Preside Elizabeth Townend . Janet Potter Margaret Peck ham Maxime Curtis Delta Zeta Elizabeth Townend Helen James Chi Omega Charlotte Souler Janet Potter Nu Alpha Ruth Waldman 1 gi ' isi SIGMA KAPPA Founded at Colby College 1874 40 Chapters Established at Rhode Island State College as Sigma Tau Delta in 1914 Established as Pi Chapter 1919 Total Chapter Membership 223 Middle Row: Maxine Curlis. Elinor Williams. Agnes Laventure. Margaret Peckham, Helen Baclawski, Esther Armstrong. Marjorie Bourgaize. Alice Penney. Eleanor Gammons Marguerite Buckingham. Helen Moulder. Elizabeth Hoag. Ruth Tyler President Vice-President Recording Secretary Corresponding Secretary . Treasurer .... Dorothy Fisher Barbara Butler Eileen Miller Alice Penney . Lois Dolbey -242- Jie £risd SIGMA KAPPA SORORES IN FACULTATE Dean Helen E. Peck SORORES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1937 Helen Baclawski Elizabeth Drummond Dorothy R. Fisher Ruth E. Hopkins Barbara B. Nichols CLASS OF 1938 Marjorie Bourgaize Maude Eddy Helen Moulder CLASS OF 1939 Nancy Barrow ' s Alexandra Dobrolet Agnes Lavknture Marjorie Bourne Louise Curry Elizabeth Hall CLASS OF 1940 Jeanette Mann Elsie Paine Elizabeth W. Wells Elinor Williams Flora Stanley 1 -243- CHI OMEGA — 2A4 — L CHI OMEGA SORORES IN FACULTATE Miss Lucy C. Tucker Miss Leonard H. Russell Miss Vera Rock SORORES IN COLLEGIO Dorothy F. Babcock Elsie J. Brindli: Catherine Dye Marjorie E. Dus Sally S. Brooks Marjorie L. Harvey Frances R. La Salle Katherine T. Lownf.y CLASS OF 1037 Mary I?. Hawthorn. Aileen M. Kelley Martha C. McCormick CLASS OF 1038 Geraldine A. Foley Phyllis M. Mahler Ruth P. Pickersgill CLASS OF 1030 V. Ernestine Mayhkw Dorothy MacLaugiilin Janet C. Potter Thelma A. Whipple Marjorie Ward Barbara Wilbour Barbara Williams Marjorie L t nder vooi Irene Brown CLASS OF loio Edith Clarke Kathryn Crandall Mary Schwartz I Ielen Short I Ielen Szymkonvicz -245 - iU irisi DELTA ZETA SORORES IN FACULTATE Miss Grace G. Whaley SORORES IN COLLEGtO CLASS OF 1037 Natalie W. Black mar A. Elizabeth Cash-man Elizabeth Cowell Ruth E. Lockwood Beatrice C. I owry Bettina C. Macomiier Marguerite R. McEnneny Bessie I. Taylor Natalie Ariente Katherine W. Campbell Marion Congdon Mildred Barry Sally Brown Dorothy Egan Eileen V. Gorton Dorothy Davis Helen Eldredce CLASS OF 1938 M. Helen James Norma E. James CLASS OF 1939 Mabelle Hersey Dorothy E. Kingsley Ariadne Panteleipf CLASS OF IQ 10 Virginia Hornby Helen Joslyn Dorothy Kf.yes Barbara Mowhy Ruth Nichols Elizabeth O. Townend Phyllis M. I Jnderwood Ruth N. Wiiklden Claire Wordi li. Beverly E. Miller Gussie Randall Grace M. I Jppkr Frances M Woods Mildred Webster Evelyn Sullivan Ruth Sparco -247- NU ALPHA Established a Rhode Island 1 9i Total Chapter Membership 30 Front Row: Prof. Mabel E. Dickson. Faculty Advisor. Rulli Waldmnn, Rose Sugurman. Alice Bernstein Bach Row: Florence Werner, Hilda Raphael. Beatrice Goldberg. Editb Cuplin. Grace Eisendorlf. Ella Solovcitzik President Ruth Waldman Vice President . Rose Sugarman Secretary Alice Bernstein Treasurer Edith Caplin NU ALPHA SORORES IN COLLEGIO ( I SS )F 1937 Alice Bernstein Rose Sugarman Ruth Waldman Ella Soi.ovi itzik CLASS OF 1938 Edith Caplin Beatrice B. Goldberg Hilda Raphael CLASS OF 1939 -248- CLUBS -249- ilie grisi EAST HALL ASSOCIATION Je Island 1930 Total Membership 87 President . . Vice President 1 — — 9 — — 3 J nailM dlie grisi EAST HALL ASSOCIATION FACULTY ADVISER Dr. Victor H. Noll UNDERGRADUATE MEMBERS Raymond Barnes George A. Bell Walter J. Booth James W. Eastwood John Fedorowicz Ulysses T. Carter. Jr. Russell DesRosiers Henry C. Bacon Arthur J. Birchall James B. Cook Lloyd Cooper Paul A. Giuliano William B. Allen Raymond C. Bryant CLASS OF 1937 Louis Guenther Robert Hartley William Haworth Clarence M. Hook Walter Humak CLASS OF 1938 Fred H. Mason Forrester L. Raymond CLASS OF 1939 Harry R. Jablecki William J. Lynch H. Ci.ay Osborn, Jr. Thomas F. Reilly, Jr. Henry T. Russillo CLASS OF 1940 Viking I. Colliander Mitchell Kozik Chester P. Niedzwicki Norman J. Phillips Sanford Reback Robert Ritchie Raymond Warren Charles M. Shapazian Edwin P. Singsen Napoleon Skaskauskas Kenneth F. Yates George C. Tiffany William Turner James J. Veselik Raymond Wilcox Irving J. Yarock Phillip V. Crowther Louis D. Stringer -251 - -252- ile £risi UNIVERSITY CLUB . ; m f t f t tvl t ■s % V Front Roto: Dr. Gilbert. Dean Adams. Story. Cowell. Kingerlcy. Dr. Browning, Dr. Parks Second Row : Dr. DeFrance. Devine. Dr. Fisber. Gutbrie. Nelson Third Row: Sbutak. Cooper. Walton. Hardy, Brown For a number of years, the graduate students and single members of tbe faculty of tbe Rhode Island State College have been widely separated, both in social and academic connections. President Bressler. seeing a possibility of rectifying this condition, suggested tbe formation of an organization for tbe purpose of bringing together these men. By June. 1 936. a group of five graduate students and Dr. Bressler became incorporated as the Graduate-Student Faculty Club of the Rhode Island State College. The University Club, as this organization is now known, serves the well-needed purpose of organizing and developing a fraternal relationship between all male members of the faculty and graduate students of this college. President . Richard M. Colwell Vice-President Richard W. Kingerly Secretary E. Francis Story Treasurer Dr. Raymond G. Bressler -253- 13 sj i iU grisi WOMEN COMMUTER S CLUB 1 7 mi ilie isi PARAGON [y as ihe men commuter ' s club anti last fall -235- £risi 3 i|gjjjiL 7 -I., £ris4 -259- MAYOR AUTT CAMPAIGN. j-Cumlidaic LocWood. 2— " Uilil.- C 6— Rutliie and staff. 7— “Our Mayor” I Innnali, successful candidate. -260- . 1 .. £risi BASKH ' FBAf.L: Top — Record Breaking crowd ol 1823 fans jam gym lor P. C. game. Right center — Tash- HATS OFF TO jTOOT " — Tta above sketchy which appeared in tin Providence Journal and svhicli was -262- OUR DEAN OF MEN— Dr. John Barlow, Vice-President of the college, whom we honor because he has served the college faithfully and well for thirty-five years. OUR DEAN OF WOMEN— Miss Helen E. Peck whom we honor because in 1936 she completed ten years of service as Dean of Women. -263- iU gris4 -264- iL £rUi -265- - dlie grisi OUR n li:KRLjy r S- R„ Su -266- iLe -267- iU grisi r;“ ' X r ,tC Dcvcns. 7— lent pitching. 8— " Machine Gun Howlers. " Q— Capt. detail. Ft. Dcvcns. I I —Waiting lor the next order on -268- Le gris4 ARMY-KINGSTON AND DEYENS. 1-Medal wiimers-underclassmen. 2-More medal winners. 1-A- a-ten-shun! 4— Mirror Lake. I f Dcvcns. 5— Mess in the field. 6— " Marching on Ayer " 7— The pistol ran(!e. 8— Squad room. R. O. T. C. Barracks. 9— Higgcnhotham gets decorated. 10— Prime to O’Brien. 1 1 — Hoffinger -269- L ■isi -270- iU £risi ON GAME. 1— Snake Dance. 2— C 10— Lillie Dispute. I I— " Joey " directs. y. 3— Down the field. 4— Mudge about to drive, it to line up. I 3— " Joey” and Tarzans. ilie giis4 CAMPUS PEOPLE: 1-1017 Junior Prom Con, miller-. 2-1938 Soplr Beacon Editor.. 3-Sons and KUIe LUnd StalT Do you know tfrcrn? ° n -272- dlie giisd 3 iU £risi L i Ui CARE FREE COEDS. 1— Peggy and Iggy. 2— He Eleanor doll up. 5— Happy c ' ‘ n Zeta’s Marion. Ruth ' ' ' r , . . Bobbie and Eileen. 7— Chi O sophomore: d Louise. 9— On the beach. 10— Let’s take off— Peggy and Kay. iU £risi I iEREANt) THERE. I-Uvrin q lab ' J-OhBoy! Ice Oran. i-Pals, -l-Brollier and Sister. 5_Wi,at -276- iU grisi AGG1ES C)N PARADE l-The Aggies do ., bn of advertising. 2-IUnni.h inducted inlo office of Alpha i 7 -277- iU NINTH ANNUAL SENIOR CLASS BALLOT Women Men Helen Barlawski Marl ha McCormick Charlotte Souler Martha McCormick Helen Baclawski Elizabeth Townend Margaret Poland Marlha McCormick Martha McCormick Elsie Brindle Marlha McCormick Ruth Lockwood Elizabeth Townend Elizabeth Tovvnend Martha McCormick Martha McCormick Alice Bernstein Ruth Hopkins Ruth Lockwood Helen Baclawski Martha McCormick Charlotte Souler Miss Helen E. Peck Mrs. Leon. H. Russell Miss Helen E. Peck Most Beautiful (Handsome) Most R( spected Best Dressed Best Natured Smoothest Most Thorough Lady (Gentleman) Most Collegiate Biggest Society Lady (Gentleman) Best All around Best All around Athlete Most Popular Most Original Most Scholarly Most Brilliant Most Versatile Most Likely to Succeed Wittiest Most Pious Biggest Campus Politician Biggest Drag with Faculty Did Most for College Best Dancer Most Inspiring Professor Most Popular Professor Faculty Member Doing Most for College I )ayton Carritt James Wright John MacKay-Howard Possner James Wright 1 lerman Anderson Herman Anderson John MacKay James Wright John Messina James Wright John Casey Laurens Whitney I larry Robinson 1 lerman Anderson Herman Anderson John MacKay Joseph Watt I lerman Anderson Herman Anderson William Rowe John Messina I 3 rof. George E. Brooks Prof. Robert A. De Wolf Frederick D.Tootell Are you in favor of establishing an annual Musical Rhody Review? Yes 78: No 4. Would you prefer a varsity letter to a Phi Kappa Phi Key? Yes 38: No 44. What quality would you desire the greatest in a marriage mate? Understanding. What do you estimate the approximate cost of your college education? $2512. Most valuable course? Public Speaking. Most outstanding person for 1936? Duke of Windsor. Greatest thing acquired in your college education? Friendships. Hardest year — Sophomore: Easiest year — Freshman: Most pleasant year — -278- t It c gris4 - Average age upon graduation: 22 years, 4 months, 17 days. Wage expected at first job after graduation: $20 to $25. Description of “Dream Girl " : 5 feet 5 inches: 118 lbs., blue eyes; brown hair; Smoke? No; Drink? No. Description of " Dream Boy : 6 feet 1 inch; 170 lb. ; Brown hair and eyes: Drink? Some; Smoke? Yes. Do you prefer financial success to intellectual success? Yes 57; No 19. Five greatest men of all time: Lincoln. Washington. Christ, Caesar, F. D. Roosevelt. For what minimum sum would you marry? Nothing; $982, 654, 321 . Are you engaged? Yes 20; No 57. Have you ever gone co-eding? -Yes 53; No 26. Do you believe in the Social Security Law? Yes 55; No 25. If you were a King would you abdicate to marry the woman you loved? Yes 59; No 33. Are you in favor of abolishing classes the morning after a major dance? Yes 74; No 6. Are you in favor of compulsory assembly attendance? Yes 33; No 49. Do you prefer the 21st Amendment to the 18th? Yes 68; No 14. Are you in favor of offering athletic scholarships at R. I. S. C.? Yes; 37; No 44. Would you enter R. I. S. C., if you were to become a freshman again? Yes 58; No 24. What do you surmise the average cost of a date? $2.00. Next to R. I. S. C. what institution do you like best? Yale. Your Criticism of the " Beacon " ? No news; Wonderful; Only fair; Too much censorship; Improving. Your criticism of past " Grists”? What s the use; Excellent: Fair, but look at other year books: Improving each year. Favorite sport? Equal division between football and basketball. Most likely Presidential candidate in 1940? Dem. Farley; Rep. Vandenburg. Favorite Newspaper? 1. Providence Journal. 2. Providence Evening Bulletin. 3. New York 7 imes. Favorite weekly publication? 1. Life. 2. Time. Favorite monthly publication? Readers Digest. Favorite poet? Robert Browning. Most common subject of bull sessions? Sex. Have you decided upon your future occupation? Yes 40; No 44. Are you in favor of having beer served on the campus? Yes 23; No 61 . Has your religion been strengthened or weakened at R. I. S. C.? Strengthened 12: Weakened 13; Unchanged 55. Does R. I. S. C. emphasize athletics too strongly? Yes I : No 82. Do you believe the Sachems has succeeded? Yes 62; No 21 . -279- CLASS DAY Class of 1937 Sunday, May 23. 1937 Chairman — Joseph M. Callaghan Honora ry Member — Josephine L. Russell Invocation .... Welcome address . . PROGRAM James Wright Presentation of class gilt to college John Messina Presentation of class gift to Class Adviser Robert Mudce Class Will and Prophecy John J. Casey Class Oration Herman A. C. Anderson Address President Raymond G. Bressler Ivy Planting. . . . Farewell Address . . William Krohn ' Marshals 38 F. Dean Carragher ' 38 Color Guard Wallace F. Hastie ' 38 Harmon P. Jordan ' 38 Harry Woodbury ' 38 Albert Cupello ' 38 Ushers Joseph L. Scott ' 38 John T. Green ' 38 Robert W. Goff ' 38 Themistocles Farone ' 38 ■ ■ Le ■ ■ CLASS OF 1937 PROPHECY J On Class Day By The Class Prophet Ate AGGIE BALL -282- £risi SOPH HOP Louise Tburber. Queen of tbe Sopb Hop Frank McGinley and kis orckestra played for appreciative socialites at tke Sopk Hop keld in tke Gymnasium on December 1 1. 1936. Chairman Frank Hallet Music Robert Hyde Favors Janice Messer Patrons . . . Ariadne Panteleiff Refreshments .... Lloyd Cooper Publicity . . . Chester Jaworski Programs George Ince Floor James Veselik Decorations . . . . Victor Tk Acs -283- -285- COMMENCEMENT BALL JuneS. 1936 At the Gym feisEE " £ " rSr” " ‘ FACULTY BALL (First annual) April 10, 1937 At the Gym SENIOR STRUT Providence Biltmore Hotel - i li e risi 1936-1937 CADET OFFICERS R. O. T. C. REGIMENT Captain Howard E. FIRST BATTALION n A. C. A •d E. Wade. Executive Captain Earl J. Hand Hr -287- ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE Realizing that in extra curricula activities a student not only finds an outlet for his excess energy, hut often " finds him- self " and develops those characteristics which leads to success in later life; somewhat more space has heen devoted to this important phase of college life than in previous Grists. An attempt has been made to classify these activities as follows; HONORARIES DEBATING DRAMATICS MUSIC GROUPS PUBLICATIONS TECHNICAL SOCIETIES DISCUSSION CLUBS -290- HONORARIES -291 - grisi — SACHEMS All responsibility for campus activities is now vested in the Sachems. This organization is the Senior honorary governing body empowered by both the administrative and student bodies to control the campus affairs. The organization was formed in 1931. when the former Student Council failed to function satisfactory, at the suggestion ol William Mokray and Daniel O’Connor. These alumni of the college proposed that a perma- nent Senior honorary governing society be founded at Rhode Island State College, membership to depend upon prominence in extra-curricula activ- ities. scholarship, and character. I heir plan was accepted and the first Sachems were inducted into office. The Sachems have tried to be unbiased in their opinions, and innum- erable decisions have been made by them during the past hall dozen years, which have raised campus activities to a higher and firmer standard. I he membership is limited to fifteen, the number of men and women being in proportion to the number of men and women in the entire class. A point system has been introduced lor measuring prominence in extra curri- cula affairs more accurately, and in this way it is hoped that the most deserv- ing seniors are elected to membership. Those elected are tapped late in their Junior year and serve until a new body is elected by themselves in the following May. At present the Sachems act as the Supreme Court of the college for the solution ol campus problems. Organizations or individuals, having diffi- culties or problems loo great for their own solution, may call for help from the Sachems. Class elections, budgets for dances and other social functions, the mayorality campaign, and the adoption of a standard school ring were some matters that came under their jurisdiction during the past year. -292- — iLe £r is 4 — 1937 SACHEMS -294- te grisi ALPHA ZETA Iff t f » I f f I , f f f I 1 m + + p M Ski jfS A % ' • Bl m OFFICERS James D. Wright Charles W. Turner Walter S. Colvin . Milton Salomon -295- il e grisi PHI SIGMA SOCIETY Vincent Turco i li e £rUi WOMEN - S STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION Front Row: Elizabeth Hoag, Dean Helen E. Peck. Martha McCormick, Rutli Jerrett Middle Row: Agnes Laventure. Janet Potter. Elizabeth Cowell Back Row: Elizabeth Drummond, Aileen Kelley. Barbara Butler This year was the busiest one which this organization has ever had. Its main purpose is to make and enforce rules governing the women students. In addition to this, however, the group entertained the convention of the New England Association of Women Student Councils on the campus in April. Dean Helen E. Peck advises the group. President Martha McCormick Vice-President ... Ruth Jarrett Secretary-Treasurer . . .... Elizabeth Hoao -297- ilie grisi PI II KAPPA PHI Phi Kappa Phi. national honorary scholastic Iraternity. with 46 chapters, was founded at the University of Maine in 1897. The Rhode Island Chapter was estab- lished in 161 1 for the purpose of encouraging and rewarding High Scholarship at the College. The organization has charge of the awarding of the scholarship cups and conducts the annual Honors Day Program in the fall. I )r. Everett P. Christopher P resident Dean Helen E. Peck Vice-President Dr. Kenneth E. Wright Secretary Professor Ralph E. Brown Treasurer I )r. Ralph K. Carleton ..... Corresponding Secretary Professor Marshall H. Tyler Marshall Herman Anderson Remus Caroselli Walter Colvin Lois Dolbey John I Iannah Aileen Kelly UNDERGRADl ATE MEMBERS hull EIc tions — 16 So John Kershaw Chester Niedzwicki Sidney Parker Spring Elections — 1937 James McMahon, Jr. Margaret Peck ham Milton Salomon Harry Robinson Bessie Taylor Elizabeth Townend Frank Schofield I .aurens Whitney Robert Wood 1 3 j t|=j =jiL7 -298- DEBATING -299- ilie gi ' is4 WRANGLERS President Vice President 1 i . e £risd PORTIA CLUB iU risi TAU KAPPA ALPHA 1 7 DRAMATICS ilie £rUi RHODE ISLAND STATE COLLEGE PLAYERS Tenth Anniversary 1927-1937 Whereas: the members of the Alumni of the Rhode Island State College Players and its active mem- bers do hereby meet in joint session on Sunday, April twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and thirty-five. Be it in here resolved that we, the said Alumni and active Players do hereby go on record as expressing our sincere appreciation of the efforts of our director. Mrs. Lucy I. Rawlings in promoting the drama at Rhode Island State College, and do hereby go on record wishing her a long and successful career as director of the Rhode Island State College Players. Lucy I. Rawlings The Players, now concluding their tenth successful season under Mrs. Rawlings, passed the above resolution in recognition of her fine work. In celebrating their anniversary the Players held a Shakespeare festival in April, producing ‘ Hamlet " , “Taming of The Shrew " and “Othello. " In the light of the fact that their first production in 1927 was Shakespeare s “Romeo and Juliet " , this was very fitting. Other outstanding plays on the repertoire of the players are: “Little Women " in 1928; " Trelawney of the Wells” and “Francesca Da Rimini” in 1929; “Poor Maddalena " , “Privy Council " , and an original " College Revue” in 1930; “The Rivals " and “Faust " in 1931: “Fanchon " and “Hamlet " in 1932: " The Three Musketeers " and ' “The Tale of Two Cities " in 1933; " Camille " and " Romeo and Juliet " again in 1934; “Othello " in 1935 as well as in 1936-1937. General Manager . Secretary . Treasurer Director . Leo Hofinger Richard Wade Albert Marseglia . Lucy 1. Rawlings -305- MUSIC GROUPS -307- e MUSIC STAFF Professor I_cc C. McCauley Mr. Paul E. Wiggin Rhode Island State College is particularly fortunate in having a staff of music instructors with great ability. Since Professor Lee C. McCauley came here three years ago. the musical organi .alions on the campus have taken an upward trend. The May Musical Festival has been inaugurated and was given for the second time this year. Such oratorios as ' The Messiah " by Handel and " The Elijah " by Mendelssohn have been sung at these festivals " The Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs have com- bined to present light operas such as " The Mikado " . ' The Pirates of Penzance " , and " H. M. S. Pinafore " all by Gilbert and Sullivan. Much new equipment has been purchased to enable the organizations to have the best facilities. The orchestra has played many concerts and has accompanied the Gilbert and Sullivan productions with the aid of several members of the Providence Symphony Orchestra. The Men s and Women s Glee Clubs have sung concerts throughout the state and have participated in the annual contests of the New England Intercollegiate Cdee Club Association. Much credit for the solo work in these con- certs must be given to Miss Julia Stacey Gould who has aided the organizations The hand, under the leadership of Mr. Paul E. Wiggin. has attained a high place among the college bands in New England. It has played concerts in Edwards Hall and at various other places in the state. The success of the band is due to Mr. Wiggin who has wide experience in the organization and direction of hands in New England. -308- — Le grisi WOMEN S GLEE CLUB £ c ■r of the New England I, 1 7 - ilie risi — MEN ' S GLEE CLUB The Glee-Banjo Club was founded in 1892 and this organization is the oldest on the campus. The club represents the college in the New England Intercollegiate contests. At the contest held this year in Hartford. Connecticut, the club under the direction of Professor Lee C. McCauley, made an enviable record. - dl«e £r si — - A CAPELLA CHOIR -31! £visi THE MARCHING BAND The inarching hand offers tangible spirit at football games and other athletic contests. It made an especially fine showing at the Brown game this year, with its trick marching formations. Its popularity has greatly increased under the able leader- ship of Mr. Paul VViggin. -312- iLe gris4 ORCHESTRA he orchestra has had a busy season of concerts. The joint concerts v icket Senior High School orchestra and the playing of the music f, ■ ' by Mendelssohn are high spots in this year s program of work. Profe -313- A. e risi CONCERT BAND i7 u J??rrrf : r U i -314- PUBLIC ATIONS iU risi BEACON BOARD k« grisi 1937 GRIST STAFF Front Row: Maynard D. Koplan. John J. Casey. Herman A. C. Anderson. Herbert A. Bonn. Charles H. Miller Second Row: Margaret M. Poland. Martha McCormick, Charlotte E. Souler. Anne E. Cashman Third Row: Robert E. Wood, Sanford A. Rebadt. John R. MacKay, James D. Wright. Ralph W. Toole. John Taylor. Jr. The executive staff for the 1937 Grist was selected by the president of the class of 1937. The editor-in-chief then selected the associate and general staff, which were somewhat smaller than usual. Each and every member, especially of the associate and general staff can be said to have worked faithfully and well. The editor-in-chief of the 1938 Grist was selected in March 1937. much earlier than usual. It is hoped that this procedure will he followed in the future, because it enables the outgoing editor to train the incoming one. Editor-in-Chief Herman Anderson Business Manager Charles Miller -317- ilie risi 1936 FROSI I BIBLE STAFF Front Row: Martha McCormick. John Casey. Aileen Kelley Rear Row: Nnfnid Rfh.u ! . Ralph Toole The Frosh Bible is published each year hy ihe Beacon and distributed among the incoming freshmen in order that they may learn of college traditions, regulations, and history, thereby orienting themselves more quickly. The 1936 Staff, because of alert business management and the successful securing of a large amount of advertising, was able to present each incoming freshman a Frosh Bible free of charge. This is the first time in the history of the college that the freshmen have not had to pay for the Editor in Chief . Managing Editor . Assistant Editor . Business Manager Aduerlising A lanager . John .1. Casey Ralph V. Toole Maynard Koplan Charles Miller Sanford Reback -318- TECHNICAL SOCIETIES — iLe grisi AGGIE CLUB $ri THE HOME ECONOMICS CLUB 1 1 -322- — Le grisi THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS STUDENT BRANCH AT R. I. STATE COLLEGE Third Row: Charles Holt. Lewis Allen. John Stene President . -323- RHODE ISLAND STATE COLLEGE CHAPTER OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS — dhe £risi RHODE ISLAND STATE COLLEGE BRANCI I AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING The E. E. Society, founded in 1898. b« « Wesley B. Hall -325- CHEMISTRY SOCIETY DISCUSSION CLUBS ilie grisi PHILOSOPI ilCAL SOCIETY Front Row: Left to Right— Vincent Turco. Sydney Parker, Rev. McCreody. Sanford Rehack. Henry Wolfe Rear Row: Joseph Ruisi. Anna Pignntclli. Edith Caplin. Beatrice Goldberg. Nathan Silk The Philosophical Society was organized in September. 1036. with the idea of fostering interest in philosophical matters among the philosophy students. Seminars are held weekly during the college year at which time various subjects pertaining to philosophical thought are taken up and discussed by the students. iL7 -328- il e STUDENT FELLOWSHIP OFFICERS OF THE FELLOWSHIP Front Row: Left to Right— John K. Stcnc. Rev. McCready. George Ince Rear Row: Mabelle H. Hersey. Louise Holliday. Eleanor F. Gammons. Eileen V. Gorton The Student Fellowship, which is non-seciarian. presents to the students the views of well known speakers on the current economic, social, and ethical problems. Such men as Bill Kitchen. Herbert Richard Cross the artist. Rev. Lex Souter. and Professor Shumaker of Brown are only a few of the men they have brought to the campus. Lectures are followed by discussions in which students are offered the opportunity of expressing their own views as well as receiving further enlightment. One of the highlights of the year was a visit from a group of Brown and Pembroke students who conducted a panel discussion. Meetings are held on Sunday nights, and excellent opportunity is afforded for new students to make campus acquaintances. President George Inge V ice President John Stene Secretary-Treasurer Mabelle Hersey Music Eileen Gorton Social Committee Eleanor Gammons . Louise Halliday Adviser Rev. Harry S. McCready 1 -330- ACKNOWLEDGMENT Without the aid, advice, or assistance of the following people the 1937 Grist could not have become a reality: Dr. Raymond G. Bressler . Dr. Harold W. Browning, Faculty adviser to the Grist Board Mr. John Droitroiir of the Droitcour Printing Company Mr. Howard Droitcour of the Droitcour Printing Company Mr. Walter Van Dale of the Van Dale Studio Mr. Ralph L. Hardin of the Mason Box Company Mr. William Mokray Mrs. Josephine L. Russell Major Richard M. Sandusky, who secured permission for the Grist to reproduce the Army Air Corps photographs on pages 1 4 and 1 5. Mr. James B. Slickley. who granted permission to the Grist to use the Providence Journal and Evening Bulletin news photographs. Mr. Harry Schecr. who supplied the Providence Sunday Journal photographs on pages 145. 165. 257. and 299. Mr. Allan Halladay. who supplied the sketch on page 262. The Grist Board also expresses its sincerest appreciation for the splendid co-operation displayed by the entire faculty and student body. -331 - RHODE ISLAND STATE COLLEGE Offers Free Collegiate Instruction to Residents of Rhode Island who Present Fifteen Units of High School Work CURRICULA IN Agricultural Economics Agricultural and Biological Chemistry Animal Industry Plant Industry Biology Chemistry Pre-Medicine Business Administration and Accounting Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Home Economics Institutional Management TEACHER TRAINING FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN IN SPECIFIED SUBJECTS MILITARY DEPARTMENT RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING CORPS Total Estimate of Expenses Yearly, $500 FOR CATALOG, ADDRESS Registrar, Rhode Island State College KINGSTON RHODE ISLAND -332- • MACHINIST ' S TOOLS Micrometers — Cages — Indicators — Calipers — Verniers — Testing Tools Catalog on Request Brown Sharpe Mfg. Co. Providence, R. 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