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PUBLISHED BY THE CLASS OF 193 8 RHODE ISLAND STATE COLLEGE O NE more spring follows another winter, and one more spring brings with it commencement and another issue of The Grist. It is the earnest hope of the 1938 board that your book this year will become more than an illustrated catalog — will be kept as your personal history of the year just ended. For most of us, days crowded days, and events piled upon events, leaving behind a jumbled pot-pourri of worn programs, dog- eared snapshots, and hazy memories. We of the staff have attempted to sort over these relics and preserve in an orderly manner the memories of the events they served. Just as the events of the Rhode Island State College year linked together to form a connected drama, so also do these pages follow one upon the other, tied together by the same central theme. The setting is laid, the actors named, and the action depicted. Let us raise the curtain. Grist Board EXECUTIVE STAFF EMor-in-Chief . Business Manager . Managing Editor Assistant Editor Advertising Manager William O. Krohn . Wilfred D. David . John J. Christy F. Dean Carracher Anthony DiPetrillo -6- Staff ASSOCIATE STAFF Associate Editor Women’s Editor Sports Editor . Assistant Sports F.ditc Photographic Editor Art Editor . Circulation Manager Service Manager . Dana H. Conley . Geraldine A. Foley . Carle C. Morrill . Elinor C. Williams . Grace M. Upper . Edmund H. Kent . Joseph L. Scott Fred H. Mason GENERAL STAFF Natalie D. Brown Marjorie E. Dunn Harry G. Woodbury Roger H. Richardson Edgar L. Arnold, Jr. Phyllis M. Mahler C. Albert Marseglia Leonard E. Smith TO A MAN WHO HAS WON AND HELD OUR RESPECT FOR THE PAST FOUR YEARS OF OUR COLLEGE LIFE ... TO A MAN NO LONGER OF THE FACULTY YET WHOSE INFLUENCE HAS BEEN A MOST POTENT FACTOR FOR GOOD AMONG STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND NEIGHBORS OF THE COLLEGE ... TO A MAN WHO HAS IMPLEMENTED HIS SPIRITUAL SUP- PORT WITH MATERIAL AID ... TO THE REVEREND HARRY SUMNER McCREADY, IS THIS, THE 1938 EDITION OF THE GRIST, DEDICATED. MAN OF GOD LIBERAL COUNSELLOR SCHOLAR PHILANTHROPIST PHILOSOPHER CLASS ADVISER Professor George E. Brooks - 10- ' T ' HE story is told of a king who asked his wise men to tell him what he should know of human experience in order that he might be a good ruler. After a life devoted to study, the wise men replied that all they knew could be found in the statement: " Man is born; he lives; and he dies.” And only Religion can add the promise " ... to be born again.” As generations of men have gone through this cycle from birth to rebirth, they have left behind them memories which Time preserves. In such an experience, you and I have shared, even though days crowded upon each other so fast that tomorrows became yesterdays almost before we recognized them as todays. All too soon we rush on to the end — which is simply another beginning. The time has come for you to move on without me. Like one who stands on the shore while a crew takes a ship to sea, I bid you Godspeed. May you find your port of destiny wherever your life can be most useful. May you know the happiness of labor you enjoy, the satisfaction of work well done, and the sweetness of striving for those you love and who love you. May you be worthy of those with whom you live and die and of the God who can give you rebirth. Table of Contents Page FOREWORD 5 On This Campus Views H T hese People Administration and Faculty 25 Students — Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, Freshmen . 5 9 Living Here Fraternities 02 Sororities 181 Clubs 191 Did This In Autumn Sports — Football, Cross Country, Field Flockey, Band, Cheer- leaders 201 Other Activities — Aggie Bawl, Aggie Club, Frosh, Bible, Student Tribunal, Frosh Plays, Tarzan — Amazons, Home- coming 221 Did This In ' Winter Sports — Basketball, Relay, Rifle, Co-ed, Basketball, Coach Russell, Co-ed Rifle 233 Activities — Soph Hop, Faculty Ball, Mil Ball, Plays, Music, Fellowship, Forum, Debate, Beacon, the Technical Clubs 251 Did This In Spring Sports — Baseball, Track, Tennis 277 Activities — Rhody Revue, Classic Festival, Pan Hel, Junior Prom, Frosh Banquet, Model League, Dedication Pageant, Interscholastics 289 To This End Honoraries — Phi Kappa Phi, Sachems, Scabbard and Blade, R. I. Club, Women’s A. A., Phi Sigma, Alpha Zeta, Tau Kappa Alpha, W. S. G. A., Shorty Visits Japan, Senior Elections, Intramural Winners 301 Commencement — Class Day, Senior Strut, Commencement Ball 321 Miscellany " The Grist covers the entire college year.” the gU5t the jlilt w I I e have lived the major portion of our college life on the campus of Rhode Island State College. In this simple declaration is con- tained a multitude of scenes linked together in the greatest pageant of them all — the pageant that was the college in 1938. In the succeeding pages we have attempted to catch a bit of the artistry, a bit of the natural beauty that have blended to form the setting for our college life. On the following half-dozen pages are reproduced scenes about the campus. No photograph can com- pletely portray this setting — it can only stimulate memories of the campus as we knew it in 1938. the jtilt the (feist the jtist the jiilt the qiiit -25 - the jti5t Board of Regents Robert E. Quinn Governor, Chairman ex-officio Raymond E. Jordan Lieutenant Governor, ex-officio Edmund W. Flynn Chief Justice, ex-officio James F. Rockett . . Director of Education, Secretary ex-officio Henry J. Lee Budget Director, ex-officio Miss Margaret Shove Morriss . . Dean, Pembroke College John E. Meade Alumni Member Harold Q. Moore Alumni Member John F. Brown Miss Edna Kroener the yrilt Dr. Raymond G. Bressler Miss Lucy C. Tucker Dr. John Barlow Miss Helen E. Peck Dean George E. Adams Dean Royal L. Wales Dr. Basil E. Gilbert Dr. John C. Weldin Coach Frank W. Keaney Major Richard M. Sandusky Dr. Esther L. Batchelder the yrilt TO THE CLASS OF 1938: S OMEHOW, sometime, somewhere right must conquer might; good, evil, or what is there to hope for? Not until millions have died to pre- serve the sanctity of the Golden Rule and to perpetuate the philosophy of the Sermon on the Mount will there again be a modicum of security and stability in the world. Our chosen, as well as self-appointed, leaders stand helplessly facing the cataclysm of disintegrating human values. The integrity of contracts, the inviolability of treaties, the protection of minority races, death for a principle — what has become of all these in the face of a corporate entity that can do no wrong! Personal respon- sibility to one’s creator is a factor of control for the individual; but what is there to control the state which has become the escape mechanism for berserks, mountebanks, and messianics! As an undergraduate in college, 1 wrote an essay on the Divine Right of Kings. My triumphant conclusion was that " might makes right” had long since passed from the ken of man. How barren in the face of the present! For the divine right of the king there has been substituted that of the state. The dictator has arrogated unto himself the power and abrogated its origin in divinity. It is easier to be a dictator than a collaborator, a big I than a big We; it is easier to drive your fellow human beings, if you hold the gun, than to lead them. But remember that the test of a real man is his ability to get things done willingly. I can make no better wish for you than that you may find the after- college world a place where you can practice the Golden Rule without fear or interference. Raymond G. Bressler, President the (jtiit the qlilt the qiilt the jtllt the jtist the qlilt -54- the quit the qtilt -36- the jlllt the gtilt the yrilt -39- the j tilt the MAURICE W. ARMFELDT I B X; B.S.. Rhode Island State College, 1932; tor in Engineering, 1933. ROBINSON Y GOUGH the quit School of Science and Business Administration Vice President, Dean of Men, 4Y,$BK,OKO, l I S; B.S., Middl, University, 1896; Assistant Biologist, University, 1896; Assistant Biologist, R. I. Experiment Station, 1898; Professor of Zoology,’ Rhode Island State College, 1901; Dean of Science, 930-31; Dean of Mem ,d State College, 19 1 S ; Appointed Assistant Professor of Englisl 1919; A.M., Brown University, 1924; Appointed Professor o: the jtilt -43- the quilt the gtiit the yriit JOHN EDWARD CANDELET, 2nd FRANCIS PITCHER ALLEN the jiilt the jlilt the gtilt th the jtilt the 0 K N, XEM; B.S., Colby College, 1933; Teaching Fellowship, Middlebury College, 1933-35; M.S.. Middlebury Colleg l 93 5; Appointed Assistant X Q; B.S., Rhode Islanc A " " “ " 193 5-37; M.S.! -Kite;; - 52 - the gtilt -S3- the gtilt VISITING INSTRUCTORS - 54- the qMt Department of Military Training and Tactics Major, Infantry !. S. Army; Gradua General Staff SchooU 193 3 ; General Staff Corps Eligible the THE EXTENSION SERVICE To carry the work of the college to the people of the state is the task of this large group. Sponsored by both the federal and the state governments, this service carries to Rhode Islanders unable to attend classes at the college, description and often demonstration of advances in agriculture and home economics. Lectures, demonstrations, radio programs, and pamphlets are sponsored for general information. Specific problems are taken up individually with residents of the state. -56- the jtllt THE EXPERIMENT STATION Front Rou : Smith, L. Marcottc, Hoyt, Robinson, Lucicr, Phillips, Tillinghast, Hagbcrg, Kuschke, Second Row: Shutak, Hirsch, Hart, W. Adams, Dclaplanc, Allard. G. E. Adams, Gilbert, Odland. Lea, Dcsyck, Champlin, Willard. Stcne Third Ron : DeFranee, Stuart, Gordon, Bond, Gee, V ' . Hendricks, Kenyon, Perry, Crandall, Fowler, Constantly working out new techniques and improving the old is the Experiment Station. This group, another state-federal project, conducts agricultural research, answer- ing many puzzling problems for the farmers of the state. Nor is their work limited just to the State of Rhode Island. National fame has accrued to the college because of the work done on that most common of cultivated plants, grass. Familiar to all is the checkerboard of experimental lawns that this project has developed on the Plains Farm. the jlilt THE OFFICE STAFF Worthy of inclusion in any complete record of the college year is this important section of the college personnel. Unsung and little noticed when all is well, these women make up the secretariat. But just let something go wrong, and they are loudly in demand. For to them goes most of the responsibility for the business routine of Rhode Island State College. - 58 - -59- the qlilt he stage is cold and empty without the characters. The pageant of the college in 1938 cast over twelve hundred actors. The more permanent of these people, almost a part of the set- ting, have been shown in the preceding section. In the pages to come is shown the more changeable cast — the students. All played varying roles. Some had only " bits,” while at the opposite extreme were those who enjoyed the full glare of the spotlights. But the story of 193 8 is not a simple narrative — like a pageant it was made up of many episodes, each with its heroes, heroines and villians. Every student has been a lead, in this sense — if no better than in the episode of his own life. For one-fifth of this group the final curtain has rung down, the last episode completed. The Seniors accordingly are specially featured, but everyone has a place in the ensuing pages. Seniors the jiilt THEY LEAD THE SENIORS President Dana H. Conley Vice-President Ruth S. Jerrett Treasurer Joseph L. Scott Secretary Elinor C. Williams Chairman of Social Committee Harry G. Woodbury -63 - the William Arnold Angell 76 Hood Avenue the Business Administration Rumford Natalie Helen Ariente Home Economics 10 Orchard Avenue Saylesville the jtllt Chester Arthur Berry Physical Education ATT 75 Alger Avenue Providence Track 1. 2, 3, 4. -67- the gtilt Wii.i.iam Smith Brownell, }rd Business Administration I M A 5 Record Street Newport Basketball 1; Track 1; Intramural Basketball 2, J, 4; Intramural Basc- -68- the Dorothy Leona Browning Home Economics Narragansett, R. I. Home Economics Club I, 2, 3, 4; Aero Club 2, 3. 4; Secretary 4; Literary Club 4; Brick Dormitory Association 4. Barbara Lf.e Butler Home Economics 124 Wyndham Avenue Providence Phi Delta 1, 2, 3; May Pageant 1; Hockey 3; Glee Club 4; W. S. G. A. 3, 4; Co-ed Beacon 3; Junior Beacon 3; Tennis 3; Home Economics Club Intramural Hockey 1, 2, 3; Tntramural Basketball 1, 2, 3. -69- the jlilt -70- - 71 - the qlilt -72- the quit the quit the -75 - the grist Dorothy Dods 15 5 Church Street Walter Doll, Jr. Mechanical Engineering I K J , P 1 K 3 East Pine Street Granville, New York Football 1, 2. 3, 4; Beacon I; Wrestling I; Intramural Baseball 1, 2, 3; Intramural Basketball I. 2. 3; Band I. 2; Orchestra I. 2, 3; Festival Chorus 3; Glee Club 4; M. F. Society 4; Aero Club 4; Radio Club 3; Polygon Scholarship; R. I. Club 3, 4. -76- the gtfot -77- the jiilt -78 - the fcilt the (jiilt Eleanor Frances Gammons Home Economics Z K 108 Colonial Road Providence Cheer Leader 1. 2, S, 4; Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4. Burmese Manager 5; Home Economies Club 1, 2; Intramural Hockey 1, 3: Intramural Basketball I, 3; Class Hockey 1, 2; Student Fellowship I, 2, 3, Secretary 2; Choir 3. -80- the the j tl5t Doris Green Home Economics Woonsocket John Thomas Greene, Jr. Business Administration I M A 25 Wabun Avenue Providence Football I I; Track 1. 2; Cheerleader 4; Scabbard and Blade 3. 4; 4; Intramural Baseball 2, 3, 4; Intramural Basketball 2. Norman Francis Gregory Business Administration ! Z 172 Division Street Pawtucket Winifred Margaret Gregson Z K 1 29 Woodbine Street Junior Beacon 3; Junior Council; Home Economics -82- the qlilt the quit -84- the (jtL5t Richard Warren Henry Mechanical Engineering OM A 125 Lexington Avenue Providence Track 1, 2; Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4; A. S. M. E. 3, 4, President 4; Russell Ellsworth Hinds Science 0 X 21 Halsey Street Newport Polygon, Vice President 4; Football 1, 2; Baseball 1, 2; Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Intramural Baseball 3, 4; Junior Prom Committee 3; Chemistry Society 3, 4. John Gerald Hines Bray ton Avenue Outdoor Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Captain 4; 3, 4; Sachems; R. I. Club 2, 3, 4; Oaklawn Indoor Track 1, 2, 3, 4. Captain Mechanical Engineering Oaklawn the jU5t William Carleton 8 Birchticld Road 0 X Agriculture I I • - • i Helen Leonora Houlo -86- the grist -87- the j tilt Philip Earl Kettell Mec wnical Engineering ® K cl), A T T Lafayette Adelaide Klein N A 134 Early Street Providence William Otterbein Krohn, ii Business Administration A X A, I A Sachems 721 Belleforte Avenue Oak Park, Illinois Football Manager 2 . 3, 4; R. I. Club 3. 4; Frosh Beacon, Managing ing Editor; Varsity Debating 2, 3; Model League Delegate 3, 4; The and Blade 3, 4; Military Ball Committee 3. 4; Student Fellowship I; - 88 - the jtilt Cross Country 1, 2; Intramural D Glee Club 2; Portia Club Junior Counsellor; Home Economics Club 3, 4, Secretary 4; Intramural Hockey 2; Intramural Basketball 3, 4; Intramural Tennis Student Government Conference 3. -89- the ft ilt Marion Frances McLaughlin Home Economics 198 Wellington Avenue Cranston Home Economics Club 2, 5, 4; Rifle Club 2; Debating 3; Intramural Basketball 3. -90- the yrilt Gardner Miller MacConnell £ K 129 Center Street Home Economic Robert Morris Macdonald, Jr. 1 6 1 Rounds Avenue Busina Administration Providence Ronald Hugh MacDonald Science A X A, t £ S 1C Stacy Street Newport Wrestling Team 1; Beacon I, 2. 5: Intramural Tennis 1. 2; Intramural Walter Howard Machala T K E, X S Science 247 Killingly Street Providence Junior Beacon a; Biological Society S, 4; Intramural Baseball 2. J, 4; -91- the ilia jti5t — 93 — the Allen Walker Moffett Civil Engineering Student Chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 3; Intramural Baseball 3, 4; Intramural Bowling 2, 3; R. I. S. C. Players 3. 4. -95 - the qlilt -96- the gtilt the the gtilt Arthur Ellsworth Peckham, Business Administration S South Street Football I; Intramural Athletics I, 2, 5, 4; Glee Club 2, I, 2; Band I, 2, 3, Manager 3; Wranglers I, 4; Junior Prom ( DcMolay Club 1, 2. 3, 4, Treasurer 4; Junior Beacon 3. Samuel H. Penn S Jenckes Street Honors 3, 4; Paragon Club 3; Chemistry Society 2, Engineering Club 4. Alice Roberta Penney Home Economics X. K 90 Jackson Street North Attleboro, Massachusetts Class Basketball I; Intramural Basketball I. 2. 3, 4. -99- ■ the jtilt the gtilt - 101 - the gust the grist the -104- th John Alden Schofield Business Administration 46 Benedict Road Pawtuxet Albert Samuel Silver Chemical Engineering AE n the quit - 107- the prist the jtilt John Stanley Szymkowicz Chemical Engineering 2 1 Boston Street Anthony Track 1; Cross Country 1; Intramural Basketball J; Chemistry Society Albert Ernest Taber Business Administration AE n 3 1 Phillips Street Providence the jtilt Charles Winfield Turner Agriculture P I K, A Z North Scituate Aggie Club I, 2, J, 4; Track I, 2. }, 4. -110- Henry Edward Turner J M A, P £ S 3 SAlmy Street Newport Glee Club 1, 2, 1. 4: Football 1 Grace Marguerite Upper Home Economics A Z 201 Baker Street Providence Beacon 1, 2, 5. 4; Grist 4; Intramural Basketball I, 2, i; Intramural Hicinio Vega Agriculture 105 Franklin Street Westerly the Lin wood Ordway Wales Physical Education Kingston Marion Audrey Wallace Long Street Apponaug Irving Waltcher AEn 32 Thurston Avenue Newport David Nathan Warren Agriculture AEn 129 Hazard Avenue Providence - 112 - the - 114- the yrilt - 115 - ' lisgrii LA jiaana « ' ilLapi the jtilt THESE PEOPLE HEAD THE JUNIORS Left to Right : Aldrich, Tyler, Higginbotham, Barrows, Cashman President . Vice-President Chairman of Junia . Robert D. Cashman . Nancy Barrows Daniel G. Aldrich H. Kenneth Higginbotham Class Adviser Captain Joseph W. Kullman - 11! the jtilt JUNIORS Gould, Roger Arnold Kenyon, Amos Harris, jr. tsasas- George Kibbe Belknap, James Thornlcy -120- the JUNIORS - 121 - the jillt JUNIORS W 3 ' t; s v : phJcromc " £ 32 ?; - 122- the gtilt JUNIORS Home Economics the qt i5t JUNIORS Physical Education - 124- the jtilt JUNIORS Yarock, Irving Jack 127- the SOPHOMORES CHOSE THESE OFFICERS Left to Right: Nichols, Woodbury, Dean, Goff, Schwartz President . Vice-President Chairman of Soph Hop . Arthur L. Dean, Jr. Mary K. Schwartz Herbert F. Woodbury . Ruth L. Nichols . Edgar S. Goff Class Adviser Doctor Vernon I. Cheadle - 129 the Jti5t SOPHOMORES the quit SOPHOMORES the cjtiit SOPHOMORES the qlilt SOPHOMORES -133- SOPHOMORES the jtllt SOPHOMORES Physical Education Science — 13 J — the gtilt SOPHOMORES -136- freshmen -137- W ULm J |L.L. ILl l , iki — m S m ” tarn g£ illi 9 lJLm l-KIB .ftj |Ll Sfrt F HUH H5 sn 52 the qti5t THIS FIVE HEADS THE YEARLINGS President .... Vice-President Treasurer Secretary .... Chairman Frosh Banquet -139- the fzilt FRESHMEN - 140- FRESHMEN FRESHMEN the jtilt FRESHMEN a Tcl rilS mi - 143 - the yriit - 144- the yrilt FRESHMEN Physical Education Jr. the quit FRESHMEN Home Economics “SS Lw - 146 the jiilt FRESHMEN sti 5iSS£r DcCourcy.SamueUoscph Jr. - 147- the jtilt dwin Scott, Walton Hunt, Jr. haissr- the yrilt r 11 of these people have to live somewhere. And Kingston is indeed cosmopolitan in this regard, even to the trailer colony nestled beside Bliss Hall. Fraternities, sororities, dorms, boarding houses, apartments, houses — all spell home to some one. In the section that follows may be seen some of these groups that lived together, at least from Monday morning to Saturday noon. These people saw each other in the cold light of dawn — and they still continued to live harmoniously throughout the college year. Nothing can be a finer commentary on student life at Rhode Island State College than this statement. On succeeding pages are depicted these groups and the places each have chosen to call home — the fraternities, sororities, and clubs. - 153 - the glut POLYGON MEMBERSHIP Prof. Joseph W. Ince Faculty Advisers Dean John Barlow Prof. Kenneth E. Wright Harold K. Higgin Representatives RHO IOTA KAPPA ibotham Edgar Goff THETA CHI Russell E. Hinds John LaCastro BETA PHI Daniel G. Aldric H Frederick Wilson DELTA ALPHA PSI Charles A. Marsegua Edward Murphy Warren E. Colbl LAMBDA CHI ALPHA [RN Irving F. Fay SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON Joseph L. Scott Leonard Looby ALPHA EPSILON PI Wilfred D. David i Arnold R. Blazar PHI MU DELTA Arthur E. Peckh am Edgar C. Forest TAU KAPPA EPSILON William McKenf ia, Jr. Richard D. Cook PHI SIGMA Bowen Sweet George G. Hammarlund ALPHA TAU GAMMA Chester A. Berry Otto Kk BETA PSI ALPHA Arthur DeCesare Manrico Melar the qiilt POLYGON GUIDES THE GREEKS Rushing is the biggest problem that confronts the Polygon. Each year these repre- sentatives of all the fraternities oversee the fall intensive pledging campaigns. As exempli- fied by the conduct of the rush period, efficiency and impartiality have marked the activities of this body since its founding in 191 1. In keeping with the policy of fairness to all has been the system of rotation of officers among the Greeks, with an entirely new President . Vice-President . S ecretary-T erasures Arthur DeCesare . Joseph L. Scott . Alan G. C. White - 1SS- the lit RHO IOTA KAPPA Founded at Rhode Island 1 90S Total Chapter Membership 267 President H. Kenneth Higginbotham Vice-President El wood J. Euart Secretary A. Bryson DawsoN Treasurer Edgar S. Goff - 156- the yrilt RHO IOTA KAPPA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Professor Howland Burdick Professor Crawford R. Hart Dean George E. Adams Professor Leslie A. Keegan William J. Whelan FRATRES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1938 Walter Doll William S. Eckhart Robert W. Goff Carle G. Morrill H. Kenneth Higginbotham William B. Barlow Edgar S. Goff CLASS OF 1939 El wood J. Euart Edward P. Fogg John P. McCormick CLASS OF 1940 James Malcolm Raymond Stephen D. Young William J. Corr John Parker Russell W. McNamara -1 57- the jtilt THETA CHI founded in 1856 at Norwich University 50 Chapters Established at R. 1. as Sigma Della 1909 Chartered as Eta Chapter 1911 Total Chapter Membership )40 trout Role: Hogg, Conley, Christy, Dr. Browning, Cupcllo, Mokray, Barrett, LaCastro, Wcstcoit Tbirtt Roie: Zachadnyk. Fiskc, Campbell, Robinson, Bills, Jaqucs, Pansar, Pearce, Irons President Albert R. Cupello Vice-President R. Ellsworth Hinds Secretary Edmund H. Kent Treasurer Robert A. Barrett - 158 - the jtbt THETA CHI FRATRES IN FACULTATE Dr. Harold W. Browning Professor Herbert M. Hofford Professor Robert Rockafellow Professor John E. Ladd FRATRES IN COLLEGIO Anibel M. Almeida John J. LaCastro CLASS OF 1939 CLASS OF 1940 Eugene M. Greene CLASS OF 1941 James M. Jaques Frederick H. MacFawn, Jr. Gordon W. Macintosh Bfnjamin Robinson, Jr. -159- the jtilt BETA PHI Founded at Rhode Island 1910 Total Chapter Membership 309 Front Row: Hedbcrg, Keuhncr. Kirwin, Zweir, Sanford. Aldrich. Wilson. Dean Barlow. Patter. Magee, Second Row: Gelineau, E. Peck, Callahan, Garceau, Caldaronc, Barlow, R. Peck, Giggcr, Peterson, Murphy, Third Row: Crouchlcy, Southworih, Tkacs, Reed, Johnson, Kenyon, Wisbey, Vaughn, Ncwall, Doyle, Regan Fourth Row: Manchester, Clegg, Mathcson, Sayer, Blount, Dexter, Rockwell, Grady, Gorton President Frederick Wilson, Jr. Vice-President Henry Sanford Secretary Harry E. Pattee, Jr. Treasurer Daniel G. Aldrich - 160- the qiilt BETA PHI FRATRES IN FACULTATE Dr. John Barlow Dr. Everett Christopher FRATRES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1938 Daniel G. Aldrich S. Gilbert Blount CLASS OF 1939 Arthur H. Dexter, Jr. Francis G. Doyle Vincent Caldarone William Callahan Frank Clegg Robert Gelineau Richard Gigger CLASS OF 1940 Joseph F. Kirwin CLASS OF 1941 William Grady Henry L. Sanford John H. Peterson Norman L. Vaughn Walter G. Rockwell James Murphy Richard Peck Baldwin Sayer Herbert Wisbey, Jr. Stephen Zweir - 161 - the fzilt DELTA ALPHA PSI Founded at Rhode Island 1911 Total Chapter Membership 427 President Charles A. Marseglla Vice-President Irving H. Folwartshny Secretary George F. Bryant Treasurer Nathaniel N. Wentworth - 162 - tk, 2 Jtllt DELTA ALPHA PSI FRATRES IN FACULTATE Professor Marshall H. Tyler Dr. W. Gf.orge Parks Professor George H. Baldwin Mr. William M. H. Beck FRATRES IN COLLEGIO Raymond C. Bryant William G. Clark CLASS OF 1938 Edwin P. Singsen CLASS OF 1939 Edward T. Montague Edward J. Murphy CLASS OF 1940 Richard A. Beldf.n CLASS OF 1941 Lawrence P. Harrigan Lawrence T. Jenkins Walter W. Lysak Ellis L. Titmas Nathaniel N. Wentworth Russell J. Pierce Vernon W. Loveitt Francis A. Olean J. Clarke Reardon Clinton A. Petersen Edward J. Sweeney - 163- the Jti5t LAMBDA CHI ALPHA hounded in 1909 at Boston University 6 Chapters Established at R. I. as Gamma Delta Sigma 1912 Chartered as Eta Z eta 1912 Total Chapter Membership 275 Second Row: Millspaugh,, Smith, R. Fay, Brown, Burden, J. Coonan, Salisbury, Anderson Third Row: Cochrane, C. Ball, Shanlcy. Black, Dean. Pace. Hyde, Franchuk, Clarke Fourth Row: Flynn, Blodgett, Keaney. J. Butler, Bainton, W. Butler, B. Ball, Mullaney, Sheridan, Ladouceur President Frank W. Hallett Vice-President Irving F. Fay Secretary Edward O. FIenrickson Treasurer Edward F. Boylan - 164- the jtl5t LAMBDA CHI ALPHA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Doctor Arthur A. Vernon Dean Royal L. Wales FRATRES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1938 Robert W. Ahern Ronald H. MacDonald William E. Butler Bernard J. Siianley William O. Krohn CLASS OF 1939 Robert W. Hyde Warren E. Colburn Daniel J. Coon an Theodore S. Clarke George W. Bainton, Jr. Bertrand M. Ball Robert L. Maguire CLASS OF 1940 Jo Anderson William W. Blodgett, Jr. William B. Dean John F. Mullaney Neal A. Sheridan Warner M. Keaney - 165 - the SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON Founded in 1 856 at University of Alabama 110 Chapters Established at R. I. as Z eta Pi Alpha 1920 Chartered as R. I. Alpha 1929 Total Chapter Membership 1 56 Second Roto Cuddy, Wellen, Birtwcll, Bell, Gould, Glynn, Cornell, Duranleau, Hollis, Newman, Whitehead President James R. Masterson Vice-President Frank Ryan Secretary David Partington Treasurer Wallace Hastie — 166 — the qti5t SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON FRATRES IN FACULTATE Doctor John C. Weldin Captain Joseph K FRATRES IN COLLEGIO George Faces James R. Masterson David Partington Donald Hazard Rene Duranleau Herbert Smith Frank McConnell John Terrell Alfred Whitehead Robert Larrabee Clifford Birtwell Elmer Cornell CLASS OF 1938 F. Dean Carragher Louis O’Hara CLASS OF 1939 James H. Masterson Donald Graham Raymond Thompson Creighton Welle n CLASS OF 1940 Kenneth Cramer Dallas Robinson Charles Glynn Robert Belisle Horace Whaley CLASS OF 1941 Samuel DeCourcy Donald Burlingame Alfred Gadrow Robert Lucas Leonard Looby Harry Dunham Norman Johnson Joseph Barolet Bernard Newman Sanford Hollis Samuel Moore Herbert Goslin George August Edward Stene Walton Scott Maurice Belisle - 167- the jtllt TAU KAPPA EPSILON the quit TAU KAPPA EPSILON FRATRES IN FACULTATE Doctor Raymond G. Bressler Professor Carroll D. Billmeyer FRATRES IN COLLEGIO John W. Hurdis William McKenna, Jr. Brayton B. Crist Gustavus R. Ide G. Ryland Humes John L. Sherman Charles N. Harrington, Jr. Arthur W. Jones CLASS OF 193 8 Chace R. Sherman Timothy Hackman CLASS OF 1939 Milton H. Congdon Norman S. Durfee CLASS OF 1940 Richard D. Cook Harold W. Hyland Earl C. Sparks C. Bernard Clarke Leslie R. Stone, Jr. CLASS OF 1941 John K. Gillespie Benjamin Greene, Jr. Elmer Heffernan William C. Higginbottam Leroy N. Nelson Nathan W. Shippee Alfred R. Tavarozzi - 169- tki e gtilt ALPHA EPSILON PI founded at New York University 191 3 21 Chapters Established at R. 1. as Beta Nu Epsilon 1922 Chartered as Rho Chapter 1928 Total Chapter Membership 141 President . Vice-President Secretary . Treasurer . . David N. Warren . Albert Silver Barney Waterman . Arnold Blazar -170- the fzi5t ALPHA EPSILON PI FRATRES IN FACULTATE FRATRES IN COLLEGIO Albert Taber Harold H. Abrams Frederick Alofsin Elliott Dittleman Alfred Green Joshua Nemtzow Milton Stanzler CLASS OF 1938 Wilfred D. David Edward Shore David N. Warren CLASS OF 1939 CLASS OF 1940 Sidney Gornstein Barney Waterman CLASS OF 1941 Ralph Mirman Irving Waltcher Morris Fabricant Nathan Barber Myles Zisserson Lawrence S. Gates Jack Lozow Douglas Seigal - 171 - 1 ] II the gU5t PHI MU DELTA -172- 4 4 tlie quit PHI MU DELTA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Professor Robert A. DeWolf Professor Randall Tucklr Professor Gforce E. Bond Professor John B. Smith Professor Donald R. Willard Professor Herbert M. Emery FRATRES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1938 William S. Brownell Wilbur N. Murray Roger Richardson Charles Darelius Gifford P. Eastwood Frank H. Walker, Jr. Frederick Peckham G. Earl Chace Carl Johnson John T. Greene, Jr. Albert Ormondroyd, Jr. CLASS OF 1939 Stuart Manchester David Johnson CLASS OF 1940 Roderick Darelius Arthur E. Peckham, Jr. Harry G. Woodbury, Jr. Everett D. Stoddard Walter L. Eddy, Jr. Herbert Woodbury Sherman B. Bailey James G. Ferguson CLASS OF 1941 Gordon M. McClean David M. Smith Charles M. Ecrhard Kendall Moultrop Robert K. Taylor -173- the quit PHI SIGMA Founded at Rhode Island 1 925 Total Chapter Membership 1)2 |A lA J] fjP rv jj 1 1 r i 1 . ' 1 1 ft 1 1 iM m i 1 rl IV 1 - |U. J I itt CMT iinLii i t pii jB rjj | jM SL iv w iV| t u n Ai . ns Second Row: Burnham, Spencer, Lagcrquist, Hammarlund, Wood, Anderson, Preston, Felton. Boyd, Reynolds Third Row: Mucncbingcr, Richardson, Robhlee, Bardsley, Howard, Rohtand, Leon, Brownell President Bowen F. Sweet Vice-President John G. Maryland Secretary Charles P. Henry Treasurer Norman F. Gregory - 174- the yrilt PHI SIGMA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Professor Herman C Churchill Professor George B. Durham Professor Lester E. Erwin FRATRES IN COLLEGIO John B. Gorman J. Richard Leon Lloyd A. Lagerquist Leo Tatro CLASS OF 1938 John G. Martland Norman F. Gregory Richard A. Spencer CLASS OF 1939 CLASS OF 1940 Wesley A. Ricfiardson CLASS OF 1941 Frederick Burnham Russell Rae William E. Fitch - 175 - the jtilt ALPHA TAU GAMMA Founded at Rhode Island 1929 Total Chapter Membership 114 President Lloyd E. Johnson Vice-President Otto F. Kalberer Secretary Louis A. Chiaverini T reasurer Wendell E. Mahshm an -176- the jti5t ALPHA TAU GAMMA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Professor Joseph W. Ince Dr. Theodore Odland Professor Lee C. McCauley FRATRES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 193 8 Phielip E. Kettell Louis A. Chiaverini Thomas J. Marcucelli Edward McHugh CLASS OF 1939 Otto F. Kalberer Matthew S. Lysir CLASS OF 1940 Robert L. Gustafson Kenneth E. Hopps Wendell E. Marshman Everett R. Kershaw Robert G. Strain Charles V. Scott CLASS OF 1941 John F. O’Sullivan Jackson C. Currier Richard R. Sayles Roland G. Gagnon -177- the jtilt BETA PSI ALPHA Founded at Rhode Island 1932 Total Membership 68 Front Row: Faraonc. Cappello, Danesi, Melaragno, A. Di Petrillo, Lozito, Colagiovanni, Grossi. Scala Third Row: Di Stefani, Bucci, Montanaro, Pullano, Dc Petrillo President Anthony Di Petrillo Vice-President Joseph Ianucgi Secretary Frank Lozito . Manrigo Melaragno -178- • • the jtilt • • BETA PSI ALPHA FRATRES IN FACULTATE Dr. Andrew J. Newman Dr. Charles J. Fish FRATRES IN COLLEGIO Stephen Campanella Benjamin Cianciarulo Paul Danesi Raymond De Petrillo Richard Cevoli Bartolo Chiappinelli CLASS OF 193 8 CLASS OF 1939 Vincent Grossi CLASS OF 1940 CLASS OF 1941 Leonard Costello Salvatore Di Lustro Renato Leonelli Frank Lozrro Joseph Spolidoro Frank Williams Alfred Marzocchi - 179- the (jtilt PAN-HELLENIC ASSOCIATION OFFICERS President .... Sec’y-T reasurer Representatives Maxine Curtis SIGMA KAPPA Nancy Barrows Janet Potter CHI OMEGA K.ATHEEEN POTTER DELTA ZETA Louise Fitzpatrk ;k Barbara Wickham Edith Capein NU ALPHA Grace Exsendorff -182- the quit THESE CO-EDS OVERSEE SORORITIES " When Greek meets Greek ...” is an old proverb that is equally applicable to the women’s Greek-letter societies. But, as the Polygon averts the proverbial war in the men’s division, so does the Pan-Hellenic Association here. The deferred rushing of the co-eds is managed with the aid of this group, which is composed of two representatives from each of the four sororities. In addition to the more strictly governmental activities of this body, it annually conducts a dance in the spring. -183 - the jti5t SIGMA KAPPA -184- the jiil t SIGMA KAPPA SORORES IN FACULTATE Dean Helen E. Peck Miss Mary E. Chase SORORES IN COLLEGIO Barbara Butler Esther Armstrong Marguerite Buckingham Louise Curry Evelyn Fowler Mary Jo Conrad Alice Jewell Barbara Penney CLASS OF 193 8 Winifred Gregson CLASS OF 1939 Elizabeth Hoag CLASS OF 1940 Elizabeth Hall Jeannette Mann CLASS OF 1941 Jane Sanborn Shirley Sawyer Gardner MacConnell Elinor Williams Agnes Laventure Helen Seraichekas Ruth Tyler Elsie Paine Doris Smith Elaine Walcott Virginia Williams the glut CHI OMEGA Janet C. Potter the CHI OMEGA SORORES IN FACULTATE Miss Lucy C. Tucker Mrs. Leonard H. Russell SORORES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1938 A. Veronica Cavanaugh Geraldine A. Foley Ruth P. Pickersgill Janet C. Potter Sally S. Brooks Katherine T. Lowney Ivis Carpenter Janet Chase Phyllis Arnold Vera Bailey Ruth Briggs CLASS OF 1939 V. Ernestine Mayhew M. Esther Masterson Dorothy A. MacLaughli: Janice Messer CLASS OF 1940 Edith Clarke CLASS OF 1941 Hazel Joyce Anna Moskalyk Kathleen M. Potter Marjorie Ward Marjorie Underwood Roma Richard Helen Short Blanche Richard Dorothy Sexton Mh-dred White - 187- the jtilt DELTA ZETA Founded at Miami University 1902 49 Chapters Established at R. I. as Theta Delta Omicron 1924 Beta Alpha Chapter Chartered 1928 Total Chapter Membership 1)8 Front Row: Davis, Miller, K. Campbell, Fitzpatrick, Nichols, Waters, Barry, Upper, Haliaday, Woods, Second Row: Sullivan, Potter, Barrett, Keyes, H. Leon, Wickham, Pantelciff, Kent, Lc Boeuf, Phillips, Lynaugh, Beavcns President Marion Congdon Vice-President Rosalind Waters Corresponding Secretary Mildred Webster Treasurer Mildred Barry - 188 - the DELTA ZETA SORORES IN FACULTATE Miss Grace C. Whaley Miss Lynette J. Goggin SORORES IN COLLEGIO Natalie Ariente Mildred Barry Helen Eldredge Dorothy Edwards Lydia Howes Margaret Armbrust Patricia Damon Helen Donaldson CLASS OF 1938 Norma James Ruth Jerrett CLASS OF 1939 Elizabeth Leon CLASS OF 1940 Dorothy Huse Dorothy Keyes Esther Livingston CLASS OF 1941 Marguerite Kent Helen Leon Gussie Randall Grace Upper Mildred Webster Frances Woods Rosalind Waters Deborah Sumner Evelyn Sullivan Gertrude Matteson Cora Phillips Elizabeth Potter - 189- Total Chaptc the qiilt SORORES IN COLLEGIO CLASS OF 1938 - 191 - • the jlllt EAST HALL ASSOCIATION founded at Rlxtde Island I9}0 Front Row: Carter, Parker, Bardcll, Yarock, Professor Noll, Cook, Chase, Desrosiers, Scott Second Row: Barber, Tiffany, C. Anderson, Kaufman, Jablecki, Libutti, feclcy, Turner, Rivard Third Row: Crowther, Stockard, Lewis, Marsello, Gladding, Sahaydak, Murray, Balkun, Weiss Fourth Row: Colliandcr, Thomas, Buonanno, Allen, Wilcox, Stringer, Bell, Bacon, Lecdham President James B. Cook Secretary Borden L. Chase Treasurer Irving J. Yarock -192- EAST HALL ASSOCIATION FACULTY ADVISER Dr. Victor H. Noll UNDERGRADUATE MEMBERS Ulysses Carter Henry C. Bacon Edward M. Balkin George H. Bell Walter Gladding Leon Jablecki William Allen Viking I. Colliander William Banfield Saul Barber Al Buonnano Anthony Caputi Armando Libutti Edward Glass William J. Lynch Angelo Marcello Everett Molloy CLASS OF 1940 CLASS OF 1941 Paul Champlin John Creech Walter Williams Edward Feeley Roland Rivard John Scott Henry Russillo Miroslaw Sahaydak Raymond Stockard George C. Tiffany Alton Thomas William Turner Raymond Wilcox Irving J. Yarock Borden L. Chase Louis Stringer Henry Weiss Leonard Lewis Earl Palmer Walter Scott -193 ill! the jtilt BRICK DORM ASSOCIATION ts this past fall. It is a large and -194- • the jtilt BRICK DORM ASSOCIATION FACULTY ADVISERS Miss Mary Evans Chase Miss Lynette J. Gocgix UNDERGRADUATE MEMBERS Doris Green Madeline McGauran Marion F. McLaughii: Eleanor Cawley Anna Emma Phyllis G. Horne Madeline Cinti Helen E. Couchon Virginia T. Genua Elizabeth J. Ahrweiler Margaret M. Boyle Beteiany Duchesneau Reioda E. Hobson Norma M. Joyce Ruth C. McKay Anne Pignatelli Ruth Sherman Angelina M. Trovato Dorothy E. Donnelly Grace E. Farrell Emily Xavier Helen Sweeney Anne B. Coyle Dorothy W. Wiluour CLASS OF 1941 Doris M. Stephens Edith V. Weekes Dimono Evelyn McKenna Eleanor G. Milner Marion A. Perkins Helen F. Grouton Margaret MacI.ean Edith H. Tallman Alice Wainwright Mary H. Long Theresa A. Sicilian Bettina Moretti Mary Ellen I.ogee Phyllis A. Stavely Nancy Williams Theresa Ferrazzolli 195 - • the Jtllt DAVIS HALL ASSOCIATION That freshman women too, may gain experience in dormitory administration is the underlying purpose of this organization in the freshman dorm. Under the direct guidance of Miss Doris Cumming and Miss Anna Blackinton, these first-year women are largely self-sufficient in the routine handling of the problems of living together. The planned rotation and turnover of offices each quarter insures to all an opportunity for some responsibility. This feature and others similar to the organization of the Brick Dorm have succeeded in welding together a united group of yearling women. Judged by their enthusiastic work in the various activities of the college, the first year of a dorm exclusively for freshmen has been quite successful. And this in spite of the fact that these women are all either pledged or about to pledge some sorority and be completely scat- tered next year. - 196- the jtilt WOMEN COMMUTERS CLUB Not all of the students arc fortunate enough to live on campus. Some live close by; others prefer to commute daily from their homes. To be able to participate more fully in all activities, and to realize more of the spirit of college, the commuters have organized clubs. The women’s group has a fine room in the Home Economics Building, now in the process of being commodiously outfitted, in which they hold their regular business meetings. President . Vice-President . . Secretary-T reasurer . Doris Robert Marguerite Crandall Josephine De Sista -201 - the quit THE SEASON RECORD Rhode Island 0 Maine University . Rhode Island 6 Brown University . Rhode Island 14 Tufts College . Rhode Island 12 Massachusetts State Rhode Island 6 Northeastern University Rhode Island 2 Worcester Tech Rhode Island 7 Connecticut State . Rhode Island 13 Providence College . 8 12 13 0 -203 - the q ilt G REEN ELEVEN FINISHES WELL TDhODE ISLAND opened its 1937 football campaign with its hopes anything but bright. Graduation the previous June took a heavy toll, and when the Rams faced Maine at Orono, there were but three veteran regulars in the lineup. Despite the inexperienced material and the scarcity of capable reserves, the Rams gave a good account of themselves throughout the season. Rhode Island won three games, tied one, and lost four, but its greatest margin of defeat was only ten points. Two of the losses were by a single touchdown, and the fourth was by a safety. Victories were registered over Tufts, Massachusetts State, and Providence College. The Rams closed their gridiron season in brilliant fashion when they turned back Providence College for the second year before a large night-game crowd at the Cranston Stadium. Against the Brown University Bears early in the season, the Rams played probably the qlilt their best game of the year, but were forced to give way before the superior man-power of the Bruins in the late stages of the game. Seven seniors played their last game against the Providence College Friars. This group included Tony DePetrillo, Harry Pattee, Al Cupello, Johnnie Christy, Walt Doll, Joe Rinoski, and Ray Barnes. The outstanding men for the Rams during the season were Captain Bob Albanese, Cliff Pace, Rene Duranlcau, and Tony DePetrillo. Several others flashed at different times, but this quartet played best over the course of the schedule. Albanese and Duranleau were the offensive mainstays in the backfield, while Pace and DePetrillo played a consistently sound game in the line. Albanese led the Ram scorers with four touchdowns while Pace was easily the best man on the defense. -205 - the jtidt SQUAD ROSTER the qtilt THE MENTOR CARRIES ON With a broad grin on his face, Coach Frank W. Keancy, Rhode Island’s veteran coach who is ending his eighteenth year of athletic service here, tells the baseball boys it is high time that practice was start- ing. The Mentor is the first man down to the field and the last one to leave. He’s one of the best coaches anywhere, so here’s to the Mentor. -207- • • • the gtfat • • « SEVEN SENIORS TURN OUT FOR SQUAD Robert Albanese Bob Albanese, although only a junior, captained the Ram footballers the past year. Albanese, a regular for two years, led the varsity in scoring with 24 points. He is a hard runner and a good defensive man. Joseph Rinoski The injury jinx was also unkind to Joe Rinoski. Rinoski, who started several games in his junior year, suffered a knee injury at the opening of the 1937 season that put him on the shelf for some time. However, Joe, a deadly tackier and a good offensive man, saw much service when he did return to the team. Albert Cupello A big, well-built fellow, A1 Cupello was hampered by injuries. He won a starting post against Brown University this fall and played a good game. He has seen consider- able action in a Rhode Island uniform in the last four years. John Christy A football guard, John Christy suffered knee injuries during his sophomore and senior years that kept him from service for a considerable length of time. He started his last game as a Ram against Providence College. -208- the jlilt Walter Doll Walt Doll was also a football guard. He seldom missed a practice session and was one of the first men on the practice field during his entire four years. He saw plenty of action in his four years as a member of Rhode Island teams. Raymond Barnes Ray Barnes was on the Rhode Island squad for two years, and that time im- pressed all the coaches and players with his earnestness and liking for the game. He showed his courage throughout the two years. He was an excellent defensive man. Anthony DiPetrillo Tony DiPetrillo was the only senior letterman when the season opened. A steady and dependable player, DiPetrillo was a distinct power in the Ram line. He played tackle and guard at various times during the season. Harry Pattee Another veteran of four years’ service, Pattee saw considerable service as an end. A steady plugger, Pattee worked hard in the practice sessions, was rewarded with a letter. -209- the qtilt THE STARTING LINEUP FRESHMAN FOOTBALL RECORD Freshmen 7 Freshmen 48 Freshmen 21 Freshmen 30 Freshmen 19 Freshmen 21 Freshmen 20 Bridgton 7 Marianapolis 0 Northeastern 6 Providence 0 Boston University .... o Connecticut 6 Brown University .... 13 -210- the qiilt FROSH SWEEP GRID OPPONENTS I HE most successful Freshman football season at Rhode Island State came to a close -1- on Armistice Day when the Ramlets defeated the highly regarded Brown Freshmen at Brown Field by a 20 to 13 score. The victory over the Bruin Cubs enabled the first-year team to finish its season undefeated with seven straight triumphs to its credit. Led by " Duke " Abbruzzi, whose excellent play throughout the season stamps him as one of the best football men ever to don a Freshman uniform, the Ramlets make the future outlook at Rhode Island exceedingly bright. Another Ramlet who impressed with his football ability was Warner Keaney, son of the head coach. Other promising players include Nick Orlando, Angelo Mantenuto, Frank Zammarchi, Russ McNamara, Larry Gates, Maurie Flynn, and Mike Franchuk. Some of the Frosh Squad Front Row: Dawson, Lano, Orlando, Mantenuto, Fredericci, Chiappinelli Second Row: Zammarchi, Dc Cesare, Lavallec, Harrington, Salisbury, Lozow, McNamara, Gates -211- the jtilt CROSS COUNTRY RECORD Rhode Island IS U. S. Coast Guard Academy 59 Rhode Island 25 New Hampshire University . . 17 Rhode Island 21 Northeastern University . . 40 Rhode Island 18 Connecticut State College . .45 NEW ENGLAND INTERCOLLEGIATES (Winners of first three places ) Won by Rhode Island, SO; second, Tufts College, 68; third. University of Maine, 112. -212- the qtilt HARRIERS EXTEND WINNING STREAK Coach Fred Tootell continues to produce unbeaten cross country teams. This year’s harriers stretched Rhode Island’s un- defeated string to 3 0 dual meets extending over a seven-year period. After outspeeding five dual-meet foes, the Ram harriers went on to capture the New England Intercollegiate cross country title for the second consecutive year. In the I. C. 4-A test, the Rams took sixth place in a field of 19 teams representing the pick of the American colleges and universities. Three seniors will be graduated from this championship aggregation, including Capt. William Eckhart, Roger Richardson, and Alexander Brown. E ckhart has had a highly successful cross country career at State. Discovered by Coach Tootell when he was attending a physical education class, Eckhart was ordered out for freshman cross country and earned his numerals. The following year he reported for the varsity, and was the first man home in the first time trials. He was never beaten by a teammate in intercollegiate Richardson and Brown have been mainstays of the Ram teams for the past three years, and their losses, coupled to Eckhart’s, will leave a considerable gap to be filled next fall. John McCormick, showing great improvement with every race, rated as the second man on the team at the close of the season. George Lyons, Ted Clarke, John Haufe, Henry Tereshkow, and Ted Dykstra were other members of the team who helped keep the Ram record intact. Alex Brown -213 - the jlilt FROSH UNBEATEN DURING SEASON Rhode Island ' s Freshman cross country team was another one of the first-year class’ excellent sports outfits, closing its season undefeated in four dual engagements, and then caking the New England Freshman Intercollegiate title. The Ramlets, showing a well-balanced team, swept by their dual meet opponents with very little trouble, nearly always taking the maximum number of points available. The season’s finale was the Freshman Intercollcgiates, and one of the Ramlets’ dual meet victims almost nosed them out for first-place honors, Rhode Island taking the title by a one-point margin, 7 1 to 72. Several excellent distance runners were on the cross country squad, and Lester Nichols led the field home in every race. Other good runners included George Gamache, Allen Pansar, and Robert Dixon. FRESHMAN CROSS COUNTRY RECORD Freshmen 25 Westerly High . .31 Freshmen 26 New Hampshire Fresh. . . .35 Freshmen 25 Northeastern Fresh. . 34 Freshmen 24 Connecticut Fresh. . 37 NEW ENGLAND FRESFIMAN INTERCOLLEGIATES (Winners of first four places) Won by R. I., 71 ; second. New Hampshire, 72; third, Maine, 87; fourth, M. I. T., 103. 114- the jlilt HOCKEY AT A GLANCE -21! the qlilt SEASON RECORD Rhode Island TOTALS !16- the pri5t Expanding their 1937 schedule, the Women’s Hockey team played nine games, coming through with seven victories. The team was exceptionally fast and hard-hitting, scoring a total of 39 points as compared to the 17 points scored during the seven games of 1936. Rhode Island was victorious every time until they travelled to Pennsylvania, that state where hockey players arc trained from the cradle. On this trip Rhode Island defeated Mt. St. Joseph, but was beaten by Beaver and Drexel. The hockey fans of the campus will remember the Beaver game of 1936, played in Kingston, as a game of speed, ability, and sportsmanship. The game played in Pennsylvania this year was a repetition of the one held here. Each year Coach Jo Russell has built a stronger and faster team, with the hopes that in seasons to come, she will be able to invade even the hockey territory of Pennsylvania with success. MOST MINUTES PLAYED Francis Randall 395 Janet Potter 389 Rosalind Waters 385 HIGH SCORERS Janet Potter 15 Francis Randall 8 Elinor Williams 7 CO-CAPTAINS the jlilt T HE BAND PLAYS . . . It’s a big day when we play Brown. Everyone cooperates to produce a really big affair. One of the chief adjuncts of this annual fall occasion is the Marching Band whose colorful, blue-and-white turnout symbolizes the Rhody spirit of all participants. But these men are not just glory seekers. It is often a far cry from this high point of glamour to their loyal playing for a handful of students in a drenching Kingston down- pour. For the bandmen are a dependable crew and maybe seen playing heartily at all but the most distant of football games. Little glory accrues to the band. The team’s the thing, at football games. Yet season after season these men may be found heading up the college spirit. And for meritorious service they receive a key in June. -218- the Jlllt . . . THE CROWD CHEERS " All right, the Big O Cheer. Make it big! Ready, one, two, three — ” This might be heard booming forth from the large blue megaphones at any football match. Nor would any gridiron picture be complete without these promotors of pep and noise. A great part of football is the crowd, and it is the business of these people to control and mix in that huge dynamic mass known tersely as " the spectators.” This year, a new enthusiasm was given this loyal bunch with a blanket tax appropria- tion and the zealous leadership of Mr. William J. Tudor and Joe Scott. With this to give impetus, a record number of the leather-lunged enthusiasts of both sexes turned to with a will to the task of organizing and directing the Rhody Spirit. Several scintillating rallies were put on with their aid. To make this body even more effective in the coming years, it is planned to outfit them in specially-designed costumes — one more bright insert in the colorful mosaic that is Ram football. -219- um Fall Brings Other Things -221 - • • the qtilt • • HARVEST QUEEN RULES THE BAWL Bethany Duchesneau Daniel G. Aldrich El wood Euart Ruth Briggs Edith Clarke Grace E. Farrell AGGIE BAWL COMMITTEE John G. Martland, Chairman William Hogg David Warren Charles Turner Frank Williams Roger Richardson Harvest Queen Candidates WlNNIFRED GREGSON ElLEEN MlLLER Edith Friedman Louise Thurber Norma James Barbara Wilbour -222- the qlilt AGGIES START BAWL ROLLING - 223 - • the BIBLE HELPS ORIENT FROSH Herewith began the real initiation of the Frosh into college life. The sugar-coated pill that is Freshman Week was soon to wear off. The ruddy glow of fraternity rushing passed by quickly. Gradually the incoming freshmen became molded to the college pat- tern, and to a large measure the Freshman Bible became an increasingly important refer- ence. For it was only in this little handbook that the yearlings could obtain a dispas- sionate evaluation of all the college. The Freshman Bible is published annually by a staff chosen out of the present senior class. It is the purpose of the book to acquaint the freshmen with the entire set-up of the college and to act as a reference book throughout their four years. FRESHMAN BIBLE STAFF Ei itor-in-Chief Edgar Arnold Managing Editor John Stene ' Women’s Editor Marjorie Dunn Business Manager Francis Dean Carragher -224- the jU5t UNRULY FROSH RULED BY TRIBUNAL n E2 i ■ . Meeting with this body, errant frosh were firmly set back on the path of law and order. The first brush with this body was usually sufficient to teach the yearlings that to conform to the rules is the easiest way of living with fellow collegians. Newly inaugurated by the Sachems this year was the Student Tribunal, made up of two students from each class appointed to enforce the freshman rules as stated in the Freshman Bible. Punishment for not adhering to the rules was prescribed by the Sachems and supported by the administration. If freshmen failed to abide by the decision of the Tribunal, the matter was referred to the Sachems, and, as a last resort, to the THE STUDENT TRIBUNAL Charles A. Marseglia, Chairman Seniors Frank Ryan Albert R. Cupello Juniors Sophomores William E. Butler Henry Bloom Alfred Pullano John C. Haufe the qiist YEARLINGS PRESENT THREE PLAYS But now the restraints were loosened somewhat, and the frosh had their first oppor- tunity for self-expression. Sponsored by Phi Delta, these annual productions are cast entirely from the first year students. By this means Phi Delta co-opts new members, supplementing the preliminary tryouts. Tradition has established the Frosh Plays in an important role in the college life. CASTS The Revolt of the Morons Catherine ... Margaret Allenson King Gustav Gordon McClean Prime Minister James Marsden Boris V dor Eare Palmer Coaches: Barbara Wilbour and Edgar Arnold The Wedding Bride Virginia Gilman Groom Alfred Whitehead Usher Robert Taylor Best Man Jack Hyland Rather Dudley Crouchley Aunt Mary Ann Pothier Mrs. Tisdale Blanche Richard Coaches: Kay Potter and Ray Thompson A Message from Khufu Professor Herbert Wisbey Ben Fred Mac Faun Herman Winston Hey Butch James Murphy Coaches: Louise Curry and Herbert Woodbury - 226 - the qtilt TARZAN — AMAZON GAME Men Repeat Win in Annual Comic Clash -227 - the jillt HOMECOMING College Gives Alumni Hearty Welcome - 228 - the jtilt -22 9- the jlilt £ 3 $ 3 S £ £ 2 2 £ S £ K 3 4 3 it £ | |} the grist COURTMEN REPEAT N. E. TITLE Rhode Island’s basketball five continued its sway over New England court opponents for the second straight year as it compiled one of the most imposing records ever turned in by a Ram quintet. Heading the list of accomplishments was the winning of the New England Conference title with an undefeated slate for the second year. Rhode Island also gained the State collegiate title with an un- blemished record against Brown and Provi- dence College. The Rams dropped but two games in a 2 1- game schedule against New England’s ranking court teams to add this section’s best games- won-and-lost record to their achievements. Rhode Island lost game number one in their third start of the season as Boston University, playing one of its best games, handed a 10- point defeat to the off -form Keaneymen. Eight consecutive wins were marked up by the Rams before they lost their second contest of the year to Massachusetts State by six point with a nine-game win streak. The Rams gained much favorable notice t geared scoring attack, their imposing record, ar considered as New England representatives to at the Madison Square Garden in March, bui tournament play. on the Amherst floor. The season closed iroughout the East because of their high- d their colorful play. They were seriously the intercollegiate basketball tournament no New England team was picked for -235 - Chet Jaworski, scoring 38 points in the season’s finale against Providence College, boosted his total mark to 44 1 points to become probably the highest scoring courtman in the nation. He topped the high mark of Hank Luisetti, Stanford University’s ace forward, by 22 points. Jaworski ’s game average was exactly 21 points. His three-year total is now 9 5 1 points, which is better than the all-time four-year total for Rhode Island established two years ago by John Francis Martin. Jaworski also broke his own season scoring record of 301 points set last year. He now holds the fresh- man and varsity high scoring marks. Edward Tashjian Jaworski was selected as All-New England Conference forward for the second consecu- tive year. He led the New England scorers with 1 5 8 points in eight games. Three regulars of the 1937-38 court team played their last basketball game wearing the Rhode Island colors against the Friars of Prov- idence College. The three men are Edward Tashjian, David Partington, and Morris Fab- ricant. Tashjian was a unanimous choice with Chet Jaworski for the forward berths in the All-New England Conference selections. Fabricant was chosen for the second team at guard, and Partington was accorded honorable mention. Tashjian, playing in 20 games, pressed Jaworski for high scoring honors throughout the season. -236 - the gtilt NEW ENGLAND CONFERENCE RECORDS Final Standings W L Goals Fouls Pts. Opp. Rhode Island 8 0 215 73 503 394 Connecticut 4 4 165 67 397 378 New Hampshire 4 4 146 65 357 365 Northeastern 3 5 130 66 326 363 Maine 1 7 129 49 307 390 ALL CONFERENCE TEAMS First Team Chester Jaworski (RI) If Edward Tashjian (RI) rf John Pringle (Conn) c Arthur Hanson (NH) lg Herbert Peterson (Conn) rg Second T earn John DuRie (NH) If Raymond Dunn (NH) rf Edward Petro (RI) c Walter Webb (NH) lg Morris Fabricant (RI) rg HONORABLE MENTION — Thaddeus Janiga (Conn); David Partington (RI); James Connolly (NE) ; Dwight Lord (Me) ; Morrsi Appell (Conn) ; Joseph Hamlin (Me) ; Leon Caprielian (RI); Thomas Gleason (NE); Philip Rogers (Me); Louis Smith (NE) ; Louis Bourgoin (Me) ; Frank Meehan (NE); Stanley Rogers (NE). the jriit INDIVIDUAL SCORING Jaworski, f Tashjian, f . Partington, c , Caprielian, g , Fabricant, g . Pace, g . . . Godowski, f . Tkacs, g . . LaCastro, f Haufe, f . Robinson, g . Smith, g . Graham, f Reinhalter, g . Games F. G. F. 21 177 87 20 162 52 21 65 18 21 69 8 21 32 25 16 38 12 18 21 6 15 15 5 20 7 6 16 5 1 Pts. 441 376 146 89 88 48 35 21 596 221 1413 -238 - the jtiit YEARLINGS PILE UP THE POINTS the gti5t THEY PACED THE NATION’S FINEST Front Row: J. Hines, Lord, Cuddy, Holt Second Row: Coach Erwin, Conley, McCormick, Clarke, Hogg, Morrill, Coach Tootcll Rhode Island’s indoor track outfit, with the one-mile and two-mile teams seeing the most action, completed a highly successful season that saw the Rams gain a good share of national recognition. The competition closed with the I. C. 4-A meet in New York, and Rhode Island took seventh place against the country’s finest track teams. The Ram total was just two points out of third place, and was a good indication of the close fight that was made before the places were gained by any team. In the season’s opener, the Prout games in Boston, the mile-relay quartet outsped Boston College and New York University in 3:27.6, excellent time for the first meet. The two-mile team also competed, but an official’s error helped bring about the downfall of the Tootell-mcn. The mile four placed third behind Georgetown and Williams in the Millrose meet while Stan Holt, an invited entry, took third in the Millrose 880. The Rams ran behind Fordham in the B. A. A. games with Williams third. Ed Singsen captured second place in the pole vault in this meet. In the K. of C. games in Providence, the mile team lost a dual engagement to Manhattan. Carle Morrill, running an excellent race, shared first place honors with Stripling of N. Y. U. in a special 600-yard run, and Singsen, vaulting 13 feet 6 inches, took second in the pole vault. the jtidt The mile relay team outran Colgate and Boston College in 3:24 to take its New York A. C. mile test. The two-mile outfit was Rhode Island’s relay representative in the indoor season by taking the event in the fast time of 7:51.1. The Madison Square Garden The mile quartet, composed at different times of Dana Conley, Frank Lord, George Morrill was close behind with 1:55.5. -241 - the quilt CRUSADERS BLANK FROSH RELAYERS The Freshman indoor relay team engaged in three meets during the winter season, during the course of the season they stamped themselves as excellent competitors. Three times they finished second to the Holy Cross Freshmen, but each time the margin was very In the B. A. A. games held in Boston, the Ramlet quartet was second in a four-team field. The Crusader Pups edged the Ramlets in the very fast freshman time of 3:27.9, much faster than many of the varsity races on the same program. Rhode Island finished ahead of Boston College. The Prout games found the Ramlets again trailing the Cross first-year team, but the time was nearly the fastest of the evening, only one varsity team being able to beat it. Following the Ramlets came Boston College and Northeastern. The time was 3:27. The Crusader made the count three straight over the State Freshmen in a dual meet in the Knights of Columbus games at Providence, the final meet on the yearling schedule. Bob Dixon, Herb Gosling, Bob Black, and Dunbar Young comprised the relay four. B. A. A. Games in Boston Won by Holy Cross Freshmen; second, R. I. Freshmen; third, Boston College Freshmen. Prout Games in Boston Won by Holy Cross Freshmen; second, R. I. Freshmen; third, Boston College Fresh- men; fourth, Northeastern Freshmen. K. of C. Games in Providence Won by Holy Cross Freshmen; second, R. I. Freshmen. -242- the Front Row. Leon. Cook. Ball, Wentworth S«W Row: Stene, Jones, Sgt. Friel, Clark. Heffer NEW ENGLAND INTERCOLLEGIATE LEAGUE Final Match Standing M. I. T U. S. C. G. A. Yale Vermont Rhode Island Connecticut Bowdoin Norwich Harvard Won Lost Percent 7 1 .875 6 1 .858 6 2 .750 5 3 .625 4 3 .572 4 4 .500 2 6 .250 1 7 .125 0 8 ,000 -243 - the jlllt SHARPSHOOTERS RATED SIXTH IN N. E. Receding slightly from the days of Hearst Trophy winners, the Rifle Team landed squarely in the middle of the New England ratings this year. With the national ranking still unannounced, little doubt is expressed but that the team will land in the first division here. Wentworth and Ball were the two seniors on this team, with Posner, a . sophomore, assisting Ball in the leading scoring roles. Next year’s hopes seen bright with the coming up of a freshman team that handily blanked its sole opponent, Connecticut, on two successive occasions. The yearling sharp- shooters are Banfield, Buivid, Heffernen, Jones, Stene, and Weinrich. Under the veteran tutelage of Sergeant Friel, devotees of this branch of sport work long hours on the small bore range each week. Any afternoon they may be heard pinging away in the basement of the gym. Many of their matches are telegraph or mail matches, in which each team shoots its home course, sending in the targets for scoring; other matches feature the actual competition of shoulder-to-shoulder shooting. And for these competitions the men have organized the Rifle Club, with regularly elected officers to handle the business of the organization. MEN’S RIFLE CLUB OFFICERS President . Vice-President . T reasurer . Executive Office . Albert Ball Theodore Reynolds Richard Cook Albert Posner -244- • • the jti5t • • • THESE HOOPSTERS ARE HARD TO BEAT 35 26 22 17 23 37 18 19 274 -245 - the jtilt Building up last year’s succession of wins, in 1938 the Russlers continued their winning streak until three- fourths of the way through their schedule when they met defeat at the hands of Hafstrau College in New York University. It was a surprisingly successful season, for the majority of the games were played off the home court. This year’s squad was exceptionally large. There was a good freshman turnout for a week’s preliminary practice before the 1937 varsity reported. Although the defense was weakened by graduation, Joey built up a combination as good if not better than last year. LEADING WOMEN SCORERS Janet Potter . Helen Baker . Elinor Williams Lillie Atkinson Charlotte Waters Ruth Jerrett . Class 1938 193 5 1938 938 Points 438 316 270 182 15 1 126 Average per Game 10.2 13.8 6.6 CO-CAPTAINS -246- tllQ SENIORS FURNISH FOUR ACES Varsity Award — 3 years Games played — 38 Minutes played — 844 Total points — 182 Varsity Award— 4 years Games played — 28 Minutes played J1 Total points — 12 6 " Jerry” Varsity Award — 4 years Games played — 43 Minutes played — 1,204 Total points — 43 8 High Scorer — 3 years Varsity Award — 4 years Games played — 41 Minutes played — 1,056 Total points — 270 " Nell” -247- the qtilt SHE’S RUSSELL OF THE RUSSLERS Since 1908 Rhode Island women have played basket- ball but only within the last eight years have they been at all outstanding. For the last six of those years, basketball has been under the tutelage of Joey Russell. She has built her team from a group playing six games to a team playing thirteen and victorious in eleven. This year Rhode Island women invaded New York and New Jersey rather suc- cessfully. The development of women’s hockey at Rhode Island has been wholly due to Joey’s efforts. In 1931 she started with a squad so small that men students had to be pressed into service for practice periods. In 1937 she trained a squad of 25 picked from a group of 40 candidates. Because few women have played hockey before coming to Rhode Island, the strength of Joey’s teams has been in the seniors, and each year she must build a new team. She has done an outstanding job, for the only defeats in hockey within the last two years have been at the hands of teams from the " hockey center,” Philadelphia. Her teams have had a spirit which has pulled them out of tight spots and has made them popular with officials. Outstanding referees of New England consider Joey one of the best coaches in this section. Joey certainly has brought women students into prominence. 931 932 HOCKEY BASKETBALL Won Lost Tied 2 0 1933 1 2 1934 2 3 1935 2 2 1936 3 0 1937 1 0 1938 Lost Tied 1 0 5 0 2 1 9 0 0 1 - 248 - the COED SHARPSHOOTERS WIN OUT Front Row: Jerrett, Thurbcr, Pamcleifl, L. Hawes, Whitford SCHEDULE Rhode Island .... 494 University of Washington . . 500 Rhode Island . . .494 Drexel Institute . . . .492 ' Rhode Island .... 494 Connecticut State College . . 493 Rhode Island .... 492 University of Maine . . .475 : R hode Island .... 476 Connecticut State College . 475 ' Shoulder to shoulder matches. OFFICERS OF THE RIFLE CLUB President Louise Thurber Vice-President Natalie Whitford Manager Lydia Howes Secretary Phyllis Arnold Treasurer Ruth Briggs -249- Snowline Brings liter ' s fun the jtilt SOPHS SWING WINTER OPENER To the Sophomores goes the task of staging the first formal dance of the winter season. Annually held shortly before the Christmas recess in the gymnasium, the Soph Hop this year was set for December 10th. Music by Dick Messner provided tempo for the first formal dance of the Big Apple Era. COMMITTEE Chairman Edgar Goff Music Edward Fogg Patrons Robert Trescott Refreshments . . . Howard Butler Publicity Saul Weinstein Programs . . . William Trafton Decorations .... Vernon White Tickets .... Harrison Gorton Lights John Haufe CANDIDATES FOR KING AND QUEEN Margaret Allenson Edith Clarke Mary Long Jeannette Mann Ruth Nichols George Deeming Edward P. Fogg Edgar Goff John Haufe Gordon Macintosh -252- the just FACULTY BALL SCORES BIG HIT With the greatest number of " uniques” to its credit of any campus dance this year, the second annual Faculty Ball also made history by netting a neat balance for the Sachems, who ran the dance. It was decided by the Sachems to make this occasion one which would linger long in the memory of the college. Nature helped by providing a blizzard. But the committee worked and secured three unique features; the first, and probably only, dance to ever be held in the Green Hall library reading room; the only formal this year banning corsages; and only campus dance to ever attract the Governor, Lieutenant-governor, Chief Justice Tickets John J. Christy John G. Hines Programs Janet C. Potter Ruth S. Jerrett Carle C. Morrill F. Dean Carraghfr Refreshments Elinor Williams Marjorie E. Dunn Publicity Joseph L. Scott C. Albert Marseglia Lights Wilfred D. David Roger R. Richardson William O. Krohn Joseph L. Scott, Publicity - 253 - the SABRE MEETS BEAUTY AT MIL BALL ing of the co-ed colonel at the annual Military Ball. Sponsored by the military department, under the active direction of Scabbard and Blade, this colorful dance is traditionally held in the gym on the eve of Washington’s Birthday. Another feature of the pre-intermission ceremony is the tapping of Junior Officers for Scabbard and Blade. COMMITTEE Albert R. Cupello, General Chairman Program Albert Ormondroyd, Jr. Music Frank Ryan Tickets John T. Greene, Jr. Publicity John J. Christy Decorations William R. Donaldson Refreshments George L. Pales, Jr. Ceremonies Harry G. Woodbury, Jr. Patrons Grace E. Farrell - 255 - the grist PHI DELTA PLAYS BRING FUN Front Kow: Barrows, Tyler, Woods, Pickersgill, Mahler, Carragher, Woodbury, Looby, B. k Second Row: Mayhew, La Salle, Mowry, Chase, Mastcrson, Edmonds, Wilbour, MacKnight, K. Third Row: Newman Arnold, Woodbury, Rosenvik, Hull, Sherman, Ryan, Hazard, Krohn, L Winter nights are long and tedious. Phi Delta helps drive away boredom by making work for student play producers and providing entertainment for the remainder of the college. Composed entirely of students, this dramatic organization directs, produces, and casts from its own membership. This year The Queen’s Husband was produced for the Frosh Plays, a winter play, and the Junior Week play are annually produced by Phi Delta. The Rhody Revue is sponsored and directed by this organization. Members of merit are awarded keys at the annual banquet in spring. President Francis Dean Carragher Vice-President Phyllis M. Mahler Secretary Beverly E. Miller Business Manager M. Leonard Looby Technical Director Harry J. Dunham, Jr. Sec’y to President Marjorie E. Dunn -256- the CRAB APPLE ACCLAIMED FARCE HIT The Rhode Island State College Players opened their season on January 12 with the production of Crab Apple by Theodore Packard. The production ran two nights, each night the parts being portrayed by two separate casts. The above shot was taken from the second performance. Crab Apple is a farce comedy of the type that meets with the approval of the student body. Each performance was a howling success, and both held the audience in a fit of laughter from the time the curtain opened until the final curtain fell. Both casts and Mrs. Rawlings are to be commanded on their excellent interpretation of the parts. CAST Mr. Hunter Mrs. Hunter George Paddy David Livingston Barbara Williams John Christy Berthe Castonguay Ethel Blanck Frederick Hardy Gifford Eastwood E. Cuddy Murphy Angelin Trovato Robert Ahern Barbara Wilbour Ethel Blanck Dana Conley William Hogg Directed by Lucy I. Rawlir the jtilt IT’S ' SING, BROTHER, SING’ HERE SeconJ Row : McClean. Weinrich. Hey. Dyer. Hull. Johnson. Lind. Slene, Barlow Third Row: Darelius. Kenyon, Olson. W. Scott. Gustafson. Wood. Clark Founded in 1892 as the Glee-Banjo Club, the Men’s Glee Club is the oldest organiza- tion on the campus. In line with this tradition of age is the continuous record of excellence in the New England Intercollegiate Contests. The club meets regularly on Monday evenings under the direction of Prof. Lee C. McCauley. Upperclassmen earn keys by regular attendance and by participation in the public performances for three years. The club well earned praise of its fine singing in the contest held in Boston this year. Publicity Manager Manager Business Manager Director . . Keni th Higginbotham . Joseph Scott Henry Turner Lee C. McCauley the qtilt COED SONGSTERS WIN ACCLAIM Third Row: Friedman, Stern, Pallcy, Underwood, Ray, Wilbour, Butler, Edwards, Axelson, Smith, Fowler, Pennoyer, Briggs Complementing the organization of the men is the Woman’s Glee Club. Hopeful Jenny Linds, prima donnas, and girls who simply enjoy singing gather for the weekly meetings in the Edwards Hall choral room. As an integral part of the A Capella Choir, these coeds do double duty in providing melodic lyrics for the college. Hartford, this year, brought applause from the critics for outstanding work in their division. Manager . Business Manager Librarian . Eileen Miller Louise Thurber Ruth Nichols -259 - the jtilt RHODY CHORISTERS RATE HIGH Professor McCauley, L. Thurber, Front Row: Gorton, Leary, Scothon, B. Campbell, Pritsker, Fourth Row: Colliandcr, Nichols, McClean, Weinrich, Dyer, Kenyon, Olson, W. Scott, Gustafson, Wood, A CAPELLA CHOIR In Math, one plus one equals two, but not so in Music. When the Women ' s Glee Club and the Men’s Glee Club join, we have one organization that has brought much favorable notice to Rhode Island State College. The A Capella Choir was conceded first place by critics of the mixed group singing at Boston. -260- the jt ilt ORCHESTRA HELPS OUT WILLINGLY Front Row: Axelson, Emery, Shore, McCauley, Alofsin, Glass, Tingsley Second Row: Gornstein, M. Waltcher, Anderson, Weinrich, Kenyon, Peckham, Strain, Murphy Not basking in the full glare of publicity so much as the other musical groups, the orchestra is not at all less important in the college music picture. These people meet regularly for rehearsals under the baton of Professor McCauley. They are a most obliging lot, contributing members or playing as a unit on any occasion, from the assemblies, and filling in, to their full time public concert. Often scarcely noticed, they may always be counted upon to fall to with a will upon demand. — 261 - the quit THIS PAIR STIMULATES RELIGION Scene, Conley, Nichols, Trescott, Mr. McCready THE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP Helping provide for the moral and religious life of the college are these two organizations. It is their purpose to fill the spiritual void during the week, making the worship of one’s God more than just Sunday church attendance. Nor is theology the sole concern of these groups; for, by means of interesting programs, social and intellectual life is encouraged. First, in order of founding, is the Student Fellowship, open to students of every creed. Sunday evening programs at the Church House bring in outside speakers of general interest. Students gather there for an enjoyable evening of good fellowship, including an occasional supper, games, a good speaker, and worthwhile discussions. President John K. Stene Vice-President Elizabeth R. Hoag S ec’y-T reasurer Ruth L. Nichols Adviser Reverend Harry S. McCready -262- the quit THE CATHOLIC FORUM The companion organization. The Catholic Forum, was founded in 1936. It has grown and prospered in its two years of existence, conducting several outstanding projects To better carry out the various enterprises, the Forum is divided into the four class groups with separate officers. These officers form the executive committee, headed by the officers of the Senior group. Regular meetings are held monthly for general discussion and to hear outside speakers, staged, which were open to all the college. Executive Committee President William R. Donaldson Secretary Grace E. Farrell Juniors Sophomores Freshmen Robert D. Cashman Bernard B. Newman Nicholas T. Orlando Eileen V. Gorton Roma Richard Marcella Czubak the jtilt WRANGLERS DEBATE FULL SCHEDULE Sec’y-Tremrer Coach , -264- the yrilt PORTIA CLUB GIVES WOMEN THE " SAY” A real artist was Portia, patroness of the women’s debating organization; and like her, these namesakes come out surprisingly well in their task of exploding the opponent’s Exemplary of this skill at debate is the season’s schedule, which included trips to New York and Boston, and home meetings with Maine, Bucknell, Middlebury, and Connecticut. President Phyllis M. Mahler Vice-President Elizabeth Hoag Sec’y-Treasurer M. Esther Masterson Manager Barbara Wickham Coach Professor George E. Brooks - 265 - • • • the ycilt • • • FOR CAMPUS NEWS, READ THE BEACON Faculty Adviser • John J. William O. is Is I the tilt COEDS LEARN ' HOW TO HOLD HIM’ Secretary-Treasurer Faculty Adviser, -267- the qtilt WIZARDS MIX CHEMISTRY WITH FUN Test tubes, beakers, flasks, graduates — these are the everyday tools of the members of this society. But they are not just laboratory moles, poring over weird apparatus and strange chemicals in some dark recess of Ranger Hall; they hold regular meetings with programs designed to discuss the more recent developments in Chemistry and to promote popular interest. Outstanding this year were the liquid air demonstration by Dr. Parks and a supper where all the food was cooked and served in the laboratory, with the regular chem equipment for utensils. President Fred H. Mason Vice-President James Cook Treasurer John Murry Secretary Irving Waltcher - 268 - • • the jlilt • • M.E.’S CONVENE FOR BROADER SCOPE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Power plants, thermo, and the like have no terrors for this group, for they represent the front ranks in Mechanical Engineering. Founded in 1904 as the M. E. Society, this second oldest of the engineering societies has been a branch of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for a decade. The larger body affords opportunity for hearing fellow engineers who have become expert in the profession. A well organized Employment Service and the Engineering Council for Professional Betterment are perquisites of mem- bership in the national organization. Chairman . Vice-Chairman Secretary . Honorary Chairman . . Richard W. Henry Chace R. Sherman Robert F. Hull . Albert J. Marshall Proe. Edward L. Carpenter -269- • • the l5t • • C. E. MEANS MORE THAN SURVEYING THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS Whenever the weather permits, some of the members of this society may be seen with transit and chain engrossed in the task of mapping and remapping the quadrangle and adjacent campus. Bad weather brings on discussion of strengtho, thermo, hydraulics and kindred obstacles on the rough path to a C.E. degree. But dreams of giant bridges, huge skyscrapers, or unending roadways must be pleasant prospects indeed, for every year new freshmen sign up, and every year new faces adorn the transits and chains on the campus. Added inducement is given members of this society, which affiliated with the national in 1932, by its fine program of field trips and professional speakers. Vice -Preside Secretary . Treasurer . Arthur DeCesare David Johnson Edcar E. Sanborn -270- • • • the qiLlt • • • THEY KNOW OHMS, WATTS AND VOLTS AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING Oldest of the Engineering societies, the Rhode Island State College Branch of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers was founded in 1898. Since that time, students in Electrical Engineering have gathered in the regular meetings to hear prominent men in this field. In this the national organization has helped by making available men of national President . Vice-President . . Paul E. Feifert Francisco R. Cinco Harry G. Woodbury the qtht CHEMICAL ENGINEERS END SECOND YEAR T biril Row: Bardcll. Vaughn, Goose, Blood, Birchall, Cook, Di Lustro, Manchester, Desrosiers, Szymkowicz Youngest of the engineering societies, the Chemical Engineering Society was founded in 1937. Yet, as may be seen from the large membership in the picture above, it is no puny weakling. Already plans are well under way for early affiliation with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Like the older engineering societies, this organization holds regular meetings at which speakers explain the latest developments in that branch of the engineering field. President Alexander Brown Vice-President Joseph Gormally Secretary Ralph Yula Treasurer Herbert Turndahl -272- the qlist AERO CLUB SPREADS WINGS OF CAMPUS Established in 1935, with the advent of Professor Sikorsky and Dr. Alexander, the Aero Club has steadily grown in size and influence. Its membership consisted largely of engineers at first; but, due to the policy of furthering interest in aeronautics, a great many of the college ' s airminded are now members. From Agriculture, Science, Business, and Physical Education, these people gather to discuss ailerons, changeable pitch propellors, wing stress and airline development. Besides the Sikorsky lectures, features of this year’s activity were the huge new wind tunnel and the delectable Sunday evening suppers provided by Mrs. Alexander. President Richard K. Stuart Vice-President John R. Leon Secretary Dorothy L. Browning Treasurer Nathaniel N. Wentworth Adviser Dr. Nichols Alexander -273 - Baseball Leads Off In The Spring -277- UlllliJiiiliailJi! the qlilt -278- the J l5t RAMS WIN CONFERENCE BALL CROWN The Rams of the baseball diamond in 1937, with one of the hardest schedules ever undertaken by a Rhode Island nine, compiled an enviable seasonal record of 1 6 victories as compared to four defeats. With George Hines as its only regular hurler, the Rams swept by all opponents in league contests to capture the New Eng- land Baseball Conference Baseball cham- pionship in its first year of competition. Rhode Island rang up seven triumphs in the new league without suffering a single Rhode Island lost four games during the course of the season’s play, but reversed the count with three of these opponents in return games. The Rams broke even with Brown University, Providence College, and Boston College. Holy Cross was the only team to boast a one-game advantage, the first game of the series being rained out and the Crusaders taking the second contest. Only Regular Hurler Irving Fay, in his first year of competition, had the best batting average on the team, but because of a stomach ailment was only able to play in seven games. Don Graham, playing a utility role throughout the season, was the actual batting leader for the Rhode Island team. Four Seniors were greatly responsible for the success of the team, Mel Entin, Bob Mudge, Johnnie Messina, and Eddie Fay. Mudge and Messina, two of the leading stickers, also had the best fielding averages among the regulars without an error being charged against them. Fay was probably the most polished ball player, and immediately following the close of the season, went into organized ball. Hines, ringing up 1 1 triumphs, was the outstanding player on the team. He was also considered one of the outstanding hurlers in New England college circles. He appeared in 17 of the 20 games played by the Rams, being used as a relief pitcher in three of these games. Two of his three losses might be attributed to overwork. His performance came in the game with Connecticut State College when he held the Nutmeggers hitless and runless until two were out in the ninth inning. -279- the jtiSt RAMLETS, OUTHIT, OUTSCORE FOES The 1937 freshman baseball nine won seven games in a nine-game schedule. The two games lost by the Ramlets were won by the Brown Freshmen and the Providence College Freshmen. The Ramlets turned the tables on the Bear Cubs in a second meeting. The team scored 60 runs while opposing nines scored 40 runs. Its batting average was .288 while that of the opponents was .198. RECORD OF THE TEAM R. I. Freshmen 4 Dean Academy 3 R. I. Freshmen 9 Connecticut Freshmen ... 8 R. I. Freshmen 7 Brown Freshmen 9 R. I. Freshmen S New Hampton Prep 3 R. I. Freshmen 13 Boston Univ. Freshmen . . . 1 R. I. Freshmen 6 Providence College Fresh. . 1 1 R. I. Freshmen 5 Gilbert School 4 R. I. Freshmen 3 Brown Freshmen 0 R. I. Freshmen 8 Bridgton Academy .... 1 -280 - the quit TRACKMEN TAKE NEW ENGLAND TITLE -281- the The Rams met three New York teams during the course of the season. St. John’s found the going too fast, the Rhode Islanders taking every first place but one. Their neighboring rivals, Brooklyn College, were overwhelmed, too, by a nearly identical score. The third metropolitan team was Manhattan Col- lege, one of the foremost track schools in the country. Before the season began, the Rams were accorded but little chance of turning back the formidable Jaspers. Rhode Island, however, contin- ued its dual meet domination by winning con- vincingly. Competition was close, and many new marks were set up as a result. Irving Folwartshny, Len Hibbits, and Conley were double winners for Rhode Island, and I.ou Burns was the only Jasper repeater. Connecticut State’s Nutmeggers also fell by the wayside by a top-heavy count, although Tootell withdrew many of his leading men in order to prepare for the Harvard Relays the following day. Competing in five events at the Relays with nine men entered, the Rhode Island forces took three first places and two seconds, as every man figured in the scoring. Ed Singscn won the vault, Holt captured the mile, Folwartshny won and Jim Brown placed as second in the hammer, Bill Rowe led the field in the discus, and the mile-relay outfit of Conley, Frank Lord, Carle Morrill, and John Hines came in second. In the New England Intcrcollegiates Rhode Island faced this section’s leading schools, but its well-balanced strength was too much for the opposition. Folwartshny, Holt, Conley, Hibbits, Singsen, and Bill Eckhart were point-winners. Four Rams did all the scoring for Rhode Island in the I. C. 4-A test. Bill Rowe was the leading point-getter with a first in the discus and a third in the hammer. Folwartshny won the hammer. Holt, running against stiff competition, ran a splendid race to take third in the half-mile; and Ed Singsen took a tie in the pole vault. -282 - mu EEEEE the jtilt TRACK MAINSTAYS ARE SENIORS In the annals of Ram sports, the class of 1938 stands forth as :dominately a " track” class. For it is in this department that iior athletes have shown brightest, contributing nearly a score lettermen in the three track seasons. tek, one of the most prominent is " Shorty” il titlist who ends his third year of varsity He is closely followed by Singsen, Eckhart, , Johnson, Morrill, Richardson, and Tashjian. SCORES, 1937 SEASON . 116 ' 3 St. John ' s . . . . 1 ( Connecticut . . . 1 14 Brooklyn .... 80 Manhattan 1st New England Intercollegiate Championship 6th I. C. A. A. A. A. - 283 - the jtilt COLLEGE TRACK RECORDS Event Year 100 yd. Dash 1935 1937 220 yd. Dash 1935 440 yd. Dash 193 5 Half Mile 1937 Mile 1937 Two Mile 1937 High Hurdles 1937 Low Hurdles 1937 16 lb. Hammer 1935 12 lb. Hammer 1936 16 lb. Shot 1937 Discus 1937 Javelin 1935 3 5 lb. Weight 1936 Pole Vault 1937 High Jump 1927 1927 Broad Jump 1927 3 Mile Cross Country 1934 4 x mile Cross Country 1934 Mile Relay 1937 2 Mile Relay 1938 William Dolan ’35 John Taylor ’38 William Dolan ' 35 Arthur Hanley ’3 6 Stanley Holt ’39 Stanley Holt ’39 William Eckhart ’3 8- Dana Conley ’38 Dana Conley ’38 Henry Dreyer ' 3 5 Herman Dreyer ’39 Irving Falwartshny ’38 William Rowe ’37 John Hunt ’35 Irving Falwartshny ’38 Edwin Singsen ’3 8 Alonzo Johnson ’30 Philip Lenz ’30 Robert Talbot ’28 Alexander Brown ’38 Marcus Cotter ’3 5 Holt, Hines, Conley, Morrill McCormick, Clarke, Holt, Morrill 21.8 sec. 49.6 sec. 1 min. 54.3 sec. 4 min. 25 sec. 9 min. 52.8 sec. 24.3 181 ft. 5 in. 190 ft. 8 in. 46 ft. 4% in. 156 ft. 1!4 in. 187 ft. 3 in. 58 ft. 1.5 in. 13 ft. 6 in. 6 ft. % in. 23 ft. 1.5 in. 17 min. 42 sec. 21 min. 59.5 sec. 3 min. 23 sec. 7 min. 5 1.6 sec. the qtilt YEARLING TRACKMEN BLANKET FOES The Rhode Island Freshman track team kept pace with the varsity in the spring of 1937 by also compiling an undefeated record. The Ramlets swept by six opponents in marking up its unblemished slate, and its closest meet was the last of the season against the Connecticut State Freshman team. The first-year men opened against Westerly high, and the schoolboys were smothered under a top-heavy score as they were only able to score four points. The Bruin Cubs were among the teams defeated, the Ramlets winning this meet rather handily, too. Several promising athletes wore the freshman track uniforms last spring, and their presence on the varsity should be of considerable help in the next few years. 1937 FRESHMAN TRACK RECORD Freshmen 122 Westerly High .... 4 Freshmen 78% Cranston High .... 47% Freshmen 80 Brown Freshmen . . .55 Freshmen 79% La Salle Academy . . . 46% Freshmen 84% East Hartford .... 23% Freshmen 71% Connecticut State Fresh. . . 63% - 285 - the (jtilt TENNIS BOOMS AS VARSITY SPORT Left to Riftbt: Garland, Hall, Wales, Partington, Cook, Caprielian, Coach Knickerbocker Varsity tennis, still in its infancy as a recognized sport at Rhode Island, compiled an excellent record of six wins in eight starts against intercollegiate opposition. The team won five straight matches before Brown University set it back for the first time by a 6 to 3 count. The other match was lost to Brooklyn Colleee bv S to 4 in the first nmr of a two-day road trip through New York. RECORD OF Rhode Island 7 Rhode Island 6 Rhode Island 7 Rhode Island 5 Rhode Island 7 Rhode Island 3 Rhode Island 4 Rhode Island 7 THE TEAM Bates College 2 Worcester Tech 0 Clark University 2 Connecticut State .... 4 Providence College .... 2 Brown University . ... 6 Brooklyn College 5 Long Island University ... 2 — 286 — the quit WOMEN’S SECOND SEASON SHOWS PROMISE In its second year of competition, the women ' s varsity held two matches with Con- necticut. The team steadily improved, giving a much better showing in its second match. Under the tutelage of Vera Rock, tennis is on its way to a place in the women’s athletic world at Rhode Island. Rhode Island 0 Connecticut State .... 5 Rhode Island 2 Connecticut State .... 3 -287- “In the Spring 11 -289- the qtili r BUYERS BEWARE ” SCORES AS ’38 REVIEW To the tinkling of piano keys, to the slap tap of neat dances, to the singing of new songs, to the yelling of the director, comes to Rhody, the Revue. This show offers every student an opportunity to put in his bid for honors of one type or another. It combines the best of all types of showmanship. The students write the show, the music, the lyrics; the students direct the show; the students act in the show; and the students put the show over by publicizing it, by arranging a program, by selling tickets, by staging, and by costuming it. How did it begin? At a Phi Delta meeting back in the early autumn of 1936, Len Looby suggested a musical show. Because he suggested it, and because he was a capable and interested lad he was appointed chairman of a committee to delve into details. A meeting was held and progress was begun. Ballinger and Looby collaborated to write the script, MacDonald and Ballinger wrote the music and lyrics, and Carragher, who began as a coach, developed into the general manager and director. Marjorie Dunn took care of the costumes, Lucas and Rosenvik came through with stage settings, Woodbury with publicity, and Mrs. Russell with dances ... It couldn’t fail, and it didn’t. This year ... A better show by Ballinger, better dances by Dottie Davis, better music by MacDonald and Ballinger, better technical directions by Dunham, better cos- tumes by Marjorie Dunn, better staging by Lucas, Hazard and Young, and better producing and managing by Carragher ... It had to be a hit, and it was. the jU5t -291 Oil the quit PLAYERS FETE SHAKESPEARE ROWN up in the last few years, is the institution of a week in April devoted with the presentation of the " House of Seven Gables” as the first of the three plays of this week. This play was followed by " The Merchant of Venice,” first of the two Shakespeare presentations. Repeating the success of last year was the alumni presentation of " The Taming of the Shrew,” for the final production of the week. THE HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES THE MERCHANT OF VENICE THE TAMING OF THE SHREW -292- •S’ S the gtilt IT’S TURN-ABOUT AT THE PAN-HEL Second Row: Caplin, Eisendorff Leap Year comes only once in four years. Women here observe that same custom every year by inviting their partners to the Pan-Hellenic Dance. Held under the auspices of the Pan-Hellenic Association, this spring formal brings out a large number of co-ed Greeks and their male guests. Much sport for both sides is afforded by this turning of the tables — for the men, the girls’ idea of " asking”; and, for the women, the stewing and fuming of the hopeful men. COMMITTEE Chairman Edith Caplin (Nu Alpha) Tickets Grace Eisendorff (Nu Alpha) Orchestra and floor Janet Potter (Chi Omega) Assistant Kay Potter (Chi Omega) Decorations Maxine Curtis (Sigma Kappa) Assistant Nancy Barrows (Sigma Kappa) Publicity Louise Fitzpatrick (Delta Zeta) Assistant Barbara Wickham (Delta Zeta) -293 - the qtilt PROM ADDS SWANK TO COLLEGE LIFE Big. That’s what the Junior Prom is in the plans of all the socially-minded. Each year a name band comes to town and the college departs in a body for the Biltmore. In past years, Juniors have offered Ozzie Nelson, the Dorsey Brothers, Ray Noble, and Hal Kemp-, and for the past two years a queen has been voted by the class and awarded a cup. This year these people listed below added number five to the string of successes, when they held their Prom at the Biltmore in Providence, May 3, 1938. THE COMMITTEE FOR 1938 General Chairman H. Kenneth Higginbotham Rosalind Waters Refreshments Marguerite Buckingham Patrons Janice Messer Programs M. Leonard Looby Floor Robert E. Lucas Advertising John P. McCormick Music Stephen D. Young General Treasurer ASSOCIATES El wood J. Euart Russell A. Campbell Edward C. Murphy J. Dudley Crouchley Frank W. Hallett Raymond J. Thompson Brayton Crist Arnold R. Blazar Gifford P. Eastwood William E. Fitch Wendell E. Marshman Joseph Iannuci James T. Cook Joseph T. Gormally -294- tk. Q Jtl5t FROSH MAKE BOW AT BANQUET By this time the Freshmen were ready to make their debut. For ten long months they had been grooming for a place in the collegiate sun, along with their upperclass friends. True, they had sent out teams, sponsored projects, and appeared at dances; but this was their first concentrated class action. At this Freshmen Banquet they emerged from the chrysalis of the first year as full fledged sons and daughters of Rhody. Class leaders had been developed, and the flashy popularity people had commenced to wane. We could now obtain a real idea of the yearlings’ great. Watch these people for the Sachems of 1941. COMMITTEE Chairman Michael Franchuk Menus VlNCENTINA RUGGIER1 Margaret Armbrust Programs Lawrence Gates Charles Eckhard Alfred Marzocchi Barbara Penney Speakers Blanche Richard Dorothy Peterson Herbert Wisbey, Jr. Tickets Barbara Campbell Albert Dawson James Jaques Maurice Flynn Leroy Nelson Elmer Ladoucer Head Waiter Frank Hallett Dance Committee Elaine Walcott Sheldon Salisbury Ruth Thornton Anaclethe DeCf.sare Mildred White Nicholas Orlando Robert Black Frank Zammarchi George Gamache Russel McNamara -295 - the qlilt DELEGATES IMITATE GENEVA MODEL LEAGUE Bibliographies, draft resolutions, bulletins. Flying hither and yon, all for a brief moment in the sun at the New England Session of the Model League of Nations, held March 18th and 19th this year at Massachusetts State College. Representing Roumania, these people this year took active part in intelligent discussion with other people representing League members in a true-to-life Geneva session. This year William O. Krohn was appointed chairman of one of the six committees operative at the 1938 session. DELEGATION William O. Krohn Ruth L. Nichols Marjorie E. Day Orist D. Chaharyn Charlton G. Muf.nchinger Professor Robert Rockafellow, Faculty Adviser -296- the gtist DEBATERS HOLD MODEL CONGRESS -297- the quit INTERSCHOLASTIC TRACK MEET It’s Open House for Prep Athletes -298- the qtilt PHI KAP REWARDS CRACK STUDENTS To climax four years of excellent scholarship the Phi Kappa Phi society offers to twenty per cent or less of the students of the senior class, membership in its organization. It is the highest scholastic honor obtainable at Rhode Island and is an enviable goal for the the ambitious scholar. At two periods of the year, Phi Kappa Phi votes students into membership. The first election comes in the fall of the senior year at which time those students who have an extremely high average for their first three years are selected. The second election comes in the spring and gives those people who spurt in their senior year an opportunity of making the society. The golden key which is Phi Kappa Phi represents high scholarship primarily, but combined with this it also represents a high moral character, and co-operation. the jti5t PHI KAPPA PHI STUDENT MEMBERS Alexander Brown Natalie D. Brown Edith R. Cottrell Walter Doll, Jr. Donald J. Emery E. Louise Halladay Henry Karison Phillip E. Kettell William O. Krohn Ronald H. MacDonald C. Albert Marseglia John G. Martland Fred H. Mason Angelina Materese Harry G. Woodbury Edward McHugh Eileen Miller Edgar F. Sanporn Joseph L. Scott Anita V. T ucker Elinor G. Williams President Dr. Everett E. Christopher Vice-President Dean Helen E. Peck Secretary Dr. Kenneth E. Wright Treasurer Dr. Arthur A. Vernon Corresponding Secretary Dr. Ralph K. Carleton - 303 - the qlilt SACHEMS REWARDS THE AMBITIOUS In this organization is embodied the crystallized ambition of the student interested in extra-curricular activities. It is this body which represents the ultimate goal for many underclassmen, but only fifteen members of the junior class are selected, through a point system based on activities and scholarship, to hold office in this group during their senior year. This past year has marked a busy year for this membership. Its activities of the year began with class elections in which there was cast the largest number of votes ever recorded in a class poll. Closely following this came Homecoming Day which chalked up a record in shosvmanship, as all of the fraternities tried to outdo one another in decorations. The next major event which stirred the Sachems was the mayorality campaign in which one of their own members was elected to the office of Mayor of Kingston and treated to an Inaugural Dance. The Faculty Ball, recorded in the history of the college as the only dance to ever be held in Green Hall, came along in order, to be followed by the Freshman class elections, and a blowout by the Sachems in the spring. The Sachems form a Freshman Tribunal to care for the violators of freshman rules, budget class expenditures, and attend to any matters which arise during the school year regarding the activity of the students, as well as meet with the faculty and alumni representatives to discuss intelligently the problems of the college and plan suitable actions. the jtilt THE SACHEMS MEMBERS Moderator John J. Christy Secretary Ruth S. Jarrett Adviser Dr. Arthur A. Vernon Adviser Mr. Robert A. DeWolf F. Dean Carragher Dana H. Conley Wilfred D. David Marjorie E. Dunn Irving Folwartshny John G. Hines Elinor Williams William O. Krohn C. Albert Marseglia Carle Morrill Janet C. Potter Roger Richardson Joseph L. Scott - 305 - the gtilt SCABBARD AND BLADE IS ROTC PRIZE In the military organization of the college, the honorary society is the national organization of Scabbard and Blade. This society is open to all juniors in the spring of their junior year, and during the entire year it is made up of the senior class. The most important function of this group is the sponsorship of the Military Ball at which dance the new members are tapped, and the co-ed colonel is announced. The organization also holds an annual banquet to which all of the officer personnel is invited. This dinner, which is attended in uniform, is one of the best banquets of the college year. It has the typical qualities of all the military functions, ceremonious enough to be impressive, but unceremonious enough to be fun. Most outstanding member of Company H, the local chapter, is Major Richard Mathews Sandusky, who this year ends his tour of duty at Rhode Island State College. Prominent in many activities other than the military, he succeeded in retaining the rating of excellent for the college unit and attained his ma- jority. But more than this was the esteem and respect he merited from all who knew him. Special tribute was paid this " fellow graduate” at the Scabbard and Blade banquet — more eloquent by far is the feeling of real personal pride in having known this officer and gentleman that his associates will always cherish. Company H Lost the of Company H, local chapter of -307- t li 2 THE LETTERMEN FOOTBALL the Front Row: Masiersoo, Singsen, Christy, Coach Tootell, Partington, Conley, Morrill, Prof. Keegan, J. Hines, Hcdbcrg Listing on its rolls all men of the college who have earned letters, the R. I Club gives tangible organization to those proficient in sport. This is not a do-nothing club — a sort of all-inclusive honorary for athletes; they actually promote several projects. To obtain money, the club holds the refreshment concession at all sporting events of the college, and sponsors several of the Saturday night dances in the gym. An annual banquet is held in spring. This year a precedent was established with the holding of a semi-formal dance for the members in the Lambda Chi Alpha house. President . Vice-President . S ec ' y-T reasurer Dana H. Conley Carle Morrill David Partington -309- the jtilt WOMEN’S A. A. HONORS ATHLETES The group above represents all sweater wearers in the Women’s Athletic Association. This organization includes as members all athletes, managers, and class representatives. They govern women’s athletics, setting the requirements for sweater wearers, awarding a trophy for intra-murals, and organizing the annual Tarzan-Amazon game. W. A. A. OFFICERS President Ruth Jerrett Vice-President Anna Emma Secretary-Treasurer Marjorie Dunn and two on a squad, or four years on a squad. the jtilt PHI SIGMA MARKS BIOLOGY ACES For high ranking biologists Phi Sigma represents a milepost of acclaim and reward. Prime requisite is superior scientific ability as shown by four semesters of honor work in biology. But this is not just a group of scientific pundits, for character and personality must also be considered of the applicants. Monthly meetings with guest speakers, the annual exhibit, and The Cell, biological paper, are the means used by the local chapter to foster biological interest among students President Wilfred D. David Vice-President Phyllis M. Mahler Secretary Angelina Matarese Treasurer Edgar L. Arnold -311 the gtfot BEST AGGIES MAKE UP ALPHA ZETA Second Row: Spencer, Jennings, Martland, Lozito, Hacsclcr A hoe, blue denims, and a straw sombrero mark initiation day for Alpha Zcta, for on that day all the pledges must wear these hallmarks of the agriculturist. This national organization was founded to reward merit among students of agriculture. Comparatively new on the Rhode Island State College campus, the paraphernalia of initiation day is nevertheless well-known and is a signal for congratulations by all of the students, as merits such a mark of distinction. Chancellor Herbert Felton Censor Charles Turner Chronicler John G. Martland • • • the ytiit • • • DEBATERS FIND T. K. A. GOAL FOR MERIT The elect of forensics are represented by this group. Upon election to this group, the differences of the sexes fostered by the annual freshmen debates between the women and the men arc put away, at least for the purposes of debate. And that these people arc ranking debaters no one can deny, for varsity debating is the chief prerequisite to membership. Feature of this group’s activity is the annual convention of New England Chapters held here for the past four years. And outstanding in campus attractions for the past tw o years has been the Model Session of Congress managed by the local chapter of Tau Kappa Alpha, and open to debate organizations in New York and New England Colleges. Leonard E. Smith -313 - President . Sec’y-T rcasurer Adviser Fred H. Mason George E. Brooks the quit COEDS COOPERATE FOR SELF-RULE WOMEN’S STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION Most important single group, from the feminine viewpoint, is the Woman ' s Student Government Association. For these women regulate the " comings in and goings forth” of the entire coed population. Under this association and its adviser. Dean Helen E. Peck, efficient machinery has been set up for coed self-government. Rules are prescribed, and offenders punished — all with the cheerful cooperation of every woman. It is a fine example of what students can do on their own responsibility with a modicum of faculty President Ruth S. Jerrett Vice-President Marjorie Ward Sec’y-T reasurer Mary Schwartz -314- the Outstanding personal feat of the year was Folwartshny’s Japan trip with the U. S. Track Team. the jlist CONLEY LEADS CLASS MALE VOTE MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED Voted by the Women BEST ALL ROUND Most Handsome Dana Conley Joseph Scott Best Dressed William McKenna Best Natured John Christy Best Dancer George Fales Smoothest William McKenna Most T borough Gentleman Joseph Scott Biggest Society Man F. Dean Carragher Most Collegiate Frank Ryan Voted by the entire class Best All Around Dana Conley Best All Around Athlete George Hines Most Popular Dana Conley Most Original Edmund Kent Most Scholarly Walter Doll Most Brilliant Walter Doll Most Versatile ... Dana Conley Most Likely to Succeed John Christy Wittiest Edmund Kent Most Pious John Scene Most Optimistic __ William Krohn Biggest Campus Politician John Christy Biggest Drag With Faculty C. Albert Marseglia Did Most For College Irving Folwartshny Most Humorous John Schofield Most Dependable Harry Woodbury MOST BRILLIANT SMOOTHEST the qtilt JERRETT COPS MOST COED ' MOSTS’ Voted by the Men Most Beautiful Most Respected Best Dressed Best Natured Best Dancer Smoothest Most T borough Lady Biggest Society Lady Most Collegiate Grace Farrell Marion Congdon Beverly Miller Helen Stikeman Eileen Miller Maude Eddy Marion Congdon Frances Woods Frances Woods Voted by the entire clas Best All Around Best All Around Athlete Most Popular Most Original Most Scholarly Most Brilliant Most Versatile Most Likely to Succeed Wittiest Most Pious Most Optimistic Biggest Campus Politician Biggest Drag With Faculty Did Most For College Most Humorous Most Dependable Ruth Jcrrett Janet Potter Ruth Jcrrett Louise Halladay Natalie Brown Natalie Brown Ruth Jcrrett Angelina Matarese Phyllis Mahler Doris Greene Elinor Williams Geraldine Foley Beverly Miller Ruth Jcrrett Janet Potter Elinor Williams MOST RESPECTED Congdon i 17 — 1. 2 . 3. 7. 8. 9. 10 . 11 . 12 . 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20 . 21 . 22 . 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. the Jtilt SENIOR CLASS VOTE Favorite sport? Football, basketball. Most common subject of bull sessions? Sex. Have you decided on your future occupation? Yes 42; No 56. Wages expected on first job? S20-S2 5. Most valuable course? Public speaking. Greatest thing acquired in your college education? Friendship. Hardest year? Junior. Easiest? Freshman. Most pleasant? Senior. Most outstanding person of 1937? Duke of Windsor. Average age upon graduation? 22 years, 6 months, 4 days. Description of " Dream Girl.” Smoke? No. Drink? No. Fire feet, 5 inches; brown hair; blue eyes. Description of " Dream Boy.” Smoke? Yes. Drink? No. Six feet; brown hair; blue eyes. Five greatest men of all times. Christ, Lincoln, Caesar, Washington, Napoleon. Do you prefer financial success to intellectual? Yrs 82; No. 14. Have you ever gone co-eding? Yes 72; No 5. Have you benefited from fraternity life? Yes 73; No II. Do you believe in job insurance? Yes 86; No 11. Are you in favor of compulsory assembly attendance? Yes 62; No 44. Arc you in favor of offering athletic scholarships at R. I. S. C.? Yes 42; No 25. Your criticism of the Beacon. General opinion good. Your criticism of The Grist. Consensus good. Average cost of a date. Si. 50. Would you prefer a varsity letter to a Phi Kappa Phi key? Yrs 52; No 24. Do you think Roosevelt will serve a third term? No. Favorite weekly publication. Life. Favorite monthly publication. Readers Digest. Has your religion been weakened or strengthened at college? Strengthened. Do you think the U. S. will go to war? Yes 25; No 52. When? In 5 years. Would you volunteer in case of offensive war? No 79; Yes 14. Would you volunteer in case of defensive war? No 7; Yes 82. Most inspiring professor. Brooks. Most popular professor. Dr Wolf. Did most for the college. Tootell. -318- the quit CLASS DAY Class of 1938 Sunday, May 22, 1938 Chairman — John J. Christy Honorary Member — Prof. George E. Brooks PROGRAM Welcome Address Presentation of the class gift to the college Presentation of the class gift to the adviser Class Will and Prophecy Class Oration Address Ivy Planting Farewell Address Harry S. McCready Dana H. Conley Joseph L. Scott Roger R. Richardson William O. Krohn Harry G. Woodbury, Jr. Dr. Raymond G. Bressler Ruth Jerrett — Elinor Williams Phyllis M. Mahler FROM THE CLASS OF 1939 MARSHALS Edward C. Murphy Stephen Young COLOR GUARD Daniel Aldrich Frank W. Hallett William Fitch Kenneth Higginbotham USHERS Robert n Crist Hull M. Leonard Looby Robert W. Hydf. the jtilt STRUT CLIMAXES SENIOR LIFE -321 - the gtilt JUNIOR FETE SENIORS AT BALL In honor of their recently attained status of graduates, the Commencement Ball annually fetes the departing seniors. The Junior Class runs this dance in the gym on the night of Commencement Day. With Classes and books forgotten, the two upper classes frolic late in the last function of the college year. The Juniors, well-pleased at becoming seniors, and the seniors, in a last fling at college life, mix gaily in what is perhaps the most thoroughly enjoyable dance of the college year. Attendance is by invitation only, limiting the celebrants to members of these two classes and their guests. THE COMMITTEE Edward C. Murphy, Music Floor John La Castro William Butler Stephen Young Decorations Charlton Muenchinger William Fitch , Chairman Patrons Agnes La Venture Programs Janice Messer Invitations Eileen Gorton Refreshments -322- • the gitlt FROM THE NEW YORK SUN -323 - the jtilt -324- the i5t The GRIST covers the entire college year -325 Disaster sits down upon the campus the jtht THETA CHI FIRE the qiilt ARMY LIFE Or, the ROTC at camp and on campus • • the jtilt • • WINTER BLANKETS THE CAMPUS Snow brings winter sports and mystic beauty • the qtilt SUMMER EMPTIES THE CAMPUS Warm days bring the beach and summer jobs - 329- • • the just • • « EXECUTIVES RUN COLLEGE SMOOTHLY Personnell Director, Mh. William J. Whelan, superintends maintenance. - 330 - the yrilt ACKNOWLEDGMENT The 1938 Grist has become a reality only through the willing cooperation of a great many people, for this is a book of and by a great many people. The board is greatly indebted to the entire faculty and student body for their faithful, ready help and cooperation in the many different phases of the production of this book. Outstanding was the special assistance of the following: Dr. Raymond G. Bressler, for general counsel and guidance. Dr. Harold W. Browning, Faculty Adviser, for patient and ready guidance. Mr. George E. Brooks, Class Adviser, for general counsel. Miss Helen E. Peck, for help in phraseology and English. Mrs. Josephine L. Russell. Mr. William G. Mokray, for layout and photographic help. Mr. Stephen A. Greene, for the Providence journal — Evening Bulletin photographs used on pages 201, 202, and 241; and for the Tribune photograph of Coach Keaney appearing on page 207. Mr. Robert Lucas, for artwork on the division pages. Mr. Richard Kingerley, for photographic help. Miss Magdalen Colston and Miss Gertrude Toth, for secretarial help. -331- WAKEFIELD TRUST COMPANY WAKEFIELD. R. I. Capital $200,000 Surplus and Profits over $450,000 Safe Deposit Boxes to Rent mercial and Savings Accounts Solicited Richard A. Helliwell, Ass ' t. Sec ' y-Treas. Branch at Narragansett Pier Open Entire Year BATES KLINKE. Inc. ATTLEBORO, MASS. Manufacturing jewelers BROWN SHARPE “ World’s Standard of Accuracy " Machine Tools Machinists Tools Cutters and Hobs Miscellaneous Shop Equipment Catalog on request. [IBS BROWN SHARPE MFC. CO. - 332- Droitcour Printing Company Transforms editorial ideas into ink and paper with the maximum of beauty, • and invites comparison. - 333 - STEP BY STEP MAKE YOUR KITCHEN ALL ELECTRIC Washing Polishing The Narragansett Electric Company NARRAGANSETT HOTEL Part of New England Power Association GARAGE Compliments of Opposite Narragansett Hotel 98-108 Dorrance Street cJhe 3 (ouse of PROVIDENCE, R. 1. (Hathaway Simonizing Repairing ONCE AGAIN . . . Congratulations and Best Wishes JOSEPH M. HERMAN SHOE CO. SHOE MANUFACTURERS ILOWIETC, MILLIS, MASSACHUSETTS VACUUM [j PACKED AUTOCRAT Seidner’s BROWNELL » FIELD CO.. PROVIDENCE. R. 1. MAYONNAISE CRAFTSMANSHIP OUR TRIBUTE TO THE 1 938 GRIST ADVERTISERS ENGRAVING COMPANY 1 26 Dorrance Street PROVIDENCE, R. I. “New England’s Smart Engraving House” -335 - COMPLIMENTS OF THE CLASS OF i f - 336 - COMPLIMENTS OF THE CLASS 1940 Best Wishes to the CLASS of 1938 VAN DAL L ' Photographs of CD istinction Etchings, Oil Paintings, Pastels, Studio, Home, and Commercial Photograph m ITI COMPLIMENTS OF CLASS OF 194 1 Compliments of ALWAYS A COOD SHOW at the Community Theatre A Friend “South County’s Theatre of Distinction’’ Wakefield, R. 1. Phone: Narra. 295 ELECTRIC MOTORS INDUSTRIAL WIRING Specialists in Repairing Electrical Equipment Compliments of J. H. ELECTRIC CO. Ylarragansett 3 (otel 200 Richmond St. PROVIDENCE, R. 1. Compliments of 75th YEAR g®|» Special Programs for College Graduates Planning to Enter Business. 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