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Page 13 text:
RESERVE it RECORD
VOLUME XXI,-No. 3 N , , , cc W . . -----g--- - Huosou, omo. SEPTEMBER 21. 1945
Acaclemy Announces Plans for Forwarcl-looking Campaign
To Raise l,000,000 for Construction of New Buildings
To honor the heroes, living and dead,
of Western Reserve Acadcmy and the donor
of the Ellsworth endowment, a 125th An-
niversary and Memorial Program has been
evolved by the Trustees, the Headmaster
i and the Faculty. This
Memorial Program will
' be completed in 1951.
The success of this
Anniversary and Memor-
ial Program is partly as-
sured by the gift of Mr.
Ellsworth. Only the in-
come of this generous
gift is available for the
school's use. The prin-
cipal must remain in-
tact. This income can
be used only for current expenses. Conse-
quently, the school over a period of twenty
years has been able to build only two new
structures. The trustees now plan to con-
struct at least three new buildings on the
campus. The total cost of these will be ap-
proximately one million dollars.
Mr. Robert S.
These new buildings will be living mem-
orials to the 34 sons of the academy who
gave their lives in the service of their coun-
try and those who served in the war. A
memorial to the late Dean Harlan N. Wood,
who for 38 years devoted his life to the
interest of the academy, will also be pro-
The new buildings tliat will complete the
125th Anniversary and Memorial Program
THE MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM
In the past proper athletic training has
been difficult due to the size of the present
gymnasium. Only one basketball squad
can practice at a time because there is only
one court. Wrestling squads and tumbling
classes have been forced to work under
Part of the money received in the Mil-
lion Dollar Campaign will ge into the
building of a new gymnasium which will
honor all the students of Western Reserve
Academy who fought in this war. In the
future the students of the school will
be able to receive the athletic training for
which they are naturally adapted.
In recent years there has been a tremen-
dous increase in scientific research and
study. The most modern
facilities will be available in this new sci-
ence building to provide a good foundation
career for any
for a successful scientific
Reserve graduate. Also included in this
structure will be the workshops for machine
A NEW LIBRARY AND AUDITORIUM
The heart of any educational institution
is its library. Reserve is indeed proud of
the present library, but the time has come
for its expansion to accommodate the books
contributed in the last few years. The addi-
tion of a well lighted and spacious library
will indeed contribute greatly to academic
' Without an auditorium the school has
:lone little along' the lines of dramatics and
'similar school activities. The addition of
an auditorium will greatly add to the de-
velopment of the school's educational
The campaign will fully get under way
in the middle of October. It should be ter-
minated by the end of December this year.
Early next m o n t h
friends of the academy
will receive a beautiful
illustrated booklet in
which will be scenes of
the campus taken this
summer by Cay and
of Akron. This 2.0-
page pamphlet was set
up by one of the chief
' lay-out men of TIME,
LIFE and FORTUNE.
The campaign is un-
der the chairmanship
of Lewis B. Williams, chairman of the
board of the National City Bank of Cleve-
land. William D. Shilts, secretary of The
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, is the
vice chairman and Executive Director. Dean
Mickel has been named the manager of the
campaign. The fund headquarters is lo-
M 12 I.e'1v'is I I .
Dr. Harold C. Phillips, minister of
the First Baptist Church of Cleveland,
Ohio, will address ther school at next
Sunday's Vesper service. Dr. Phil-
lips, a graduate of Denison Univer-
sity and Union Theological Seminary,
has been pastor of the Cleveland
church since 1927. Because he is in
much demand as a speaker, it has
been a long time since Dr. Phillips
has found it convenient to visit the
academy. We are glad that Sunday
holds the good fortune of his return.
cated in room No. 7 of Seymour Hall. Mr.
LaRue Piercy is office assistant and assist-
ant field secretary. Mr. Mickel has been
assisted in the office for the last several
months by Miss Kathleen Brady and Mrs.
Erma Marsden. Mr. Gillett Wells is also
helping with the field organization work.
The Board of Trustees, under the presi-
dency of Robert S. Wilson, vice presi-
dent of The Goodyear Tire and Rubber
Company, constitute the campaign commit-
tee. William P. Dickerson, Cleveland, is
chairman of organization of committeesg
Lawrence Spieth, Cleveland, Alumni com-
mittee, Mr. and Mrsf Edward Howard,
Cleveland publicity chairmen, Don Mell, Sr.,
Akron area chairmang William B. Cockley,
special gifts committee chairmang Judge N.
J. Brewer, chairman Euclid areag Matthew
J. Fleming, Jr., Gates Mills area chair-
man, Gillett C. Welles, Hudson area chair-
man, Francis E. Henry, Jr., Alliance-
Canton area chairman.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Brennan, Cleveland,
and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hyde, Hudson,
are in charge of the parent committee, H.
B. Soulen, Mansfield area chairman, J, B.
Gillespie, Jr., chairman Columbus area'
Mark O. Ward, Cincinnati chairmang E
S. Dawson, Salem-Youngstown areag Henry
W. L. Kidder, Lima areag G. R. Bennett,
Toledo areag F. H. Harwood, Springfield
area, Blaine E. Rawdon. New York area
chairmang James Milholland, Pittsburgh
M933 Craig H. Richey, Detroit area, and
David Baron, St. Louis area,
The school is grateful to these individuals
who, not withstanding other claims upon
their time and talents, are contributing thus
generously to the future of Reserve,
As the literature soon to be released by
as the campaign commit-
tee points out: "The
campaign will need the
services and active par-
ticipation of all who are
interested in the future
of the academy. The
trustees cordially in-
vite the support of all
alumni and friends,
convinced that the hope
of a better world
springs from the ever
increasing power of
M r. William D.
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September 20, 1945
Seven 'R' Men Return,
Soccer Prospects Promising
The varsity soccer squad held its first
practice of the year on Saturday when al-
most 40 boys turned out. Everyone had
plenty of pep but a rather noticeable lack
of condition slowed up the scrimmage. The
turnout uncovered some promising newcom-
ers to the squad as well as the returning
lettermen and their cohorts on last year's
squad. In every division of the team there
seems to be a strong foundation.
Glenn Carter will again hold one of the
fullback positions. The halfs also are well
represented by members of last year's
squad. Skip Newell is again out for right
half and Corky Phillips, another veteran, will
probably take over in the center position
left open by ex-captain Rollie Cockley.
There will be a lot of hot competition for
the halfback spots. Dan Collister and Bill
Cleminshaw, two other prospects, are both
back from last year's team.
The line is, as usual, crowded with new
and old material. Kennedy will probably
be the center and starting point for the
new line. The wing positions are open
to several prospects, Mac Pierce and Terry
Garrigan on the right and Rich Nichols on
the left. It seems, however, that most of
the wing men on the previous year's squad
are trying to get the job on the 1'ight fiank.
Chuck Critchfield returns again to the
right inside spot. He will receive plenty
of competition from Tom Clark and Bill
Marton. On the left Paul Russell and Dave
Sheldon seem to be in front in stiff' compe-
On the whole, the squad showed up well.
Fairly soon 'Coach Roundy is expecting t0
have a well organized team.
'Among Rescrve's present crop of ath-
letes is one James Roush, "R" Club and
varsity board member. Although his ml'
Q ling triumphs
Jim does parti-
cipate in other
this time of
year, we of Re-
serve begin to
recall just how
well Jim plays
"iron man" of
last year's team,
the "Peninsula Flash" is counted on to
lend power to this year's squad and help
lift it out of the cellar in which it has too
Wishing him and all the other members
of the team the best of luck, we tip our
hats to "R" man Jim Roush.
J 'im Roush,
Kent Roosevelt Game ls But Nine Days Awayp
Football Squad Enters Third Week's Practice
Just two weeks ago, prospective candi-
dates for the 1945 football team churned
over the turf in the first workout of the
season. Since then the squad has been giv-
ing "all it's got" during the long prac-
tices that coaches Theibert, Ellis, and Ha-
bel have been directing. Extensive drills
of calisthenics and running have turned
stiff, aching bodies into tough, lithe, human
machines prepared to take the hard exer-
cise and physical beatings that are part
and parcel of America's fall sport. The
boys have taken everything that the coaches
could throw at them and have come back
for more with peppy shouts and renewed
vigor. Short scrimmages have given the
team a taste of action and an opportunity
to apply the coaching it has received. Be-
side numerous bruises and scratches, the
squad has sustained very few bad injuries,
and it hopes to keep up this record.
Some potentials for the line-up are
pointed out in the following review. George
"glue fingers" Vaught seems to be holding
down the right end position very success-
fully, and his remarkable ability to hang
on to passes promises to be a threat on
the Green and White offensive. Don Kra-
mer's weight combined with plenty of drive
in the right tackle spot will prove valu-
able to the team on both offense and de-
fense. Bob Dewey and Dick Kaylor, at
left and right guards respectively, are two
of a kind. Although light, they display
Football Schedule for 1945
Sept. 29-Kent Roosevelt ..... There
6--Parma .............. Here
Oct. 13-Rocky River -- .... There
Oct. 20-Cranbrook ..... ..... H ere
Oct. 27-Chagrin Falls ........ Here
Nov. 3-Oberlin ....... ..... H ere
Nov. 10'-University .......... There
Soccer Schedule for 1945
Oct. 20'-University ........... Here
Oct. 27-University .......... There
There are four other games
planned for this season-two with
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plenty of the fight and hard-hitting power
that are necessary in those positions. Paul
Shepherd, short but hefty, owns an exten-
sive collection of deadly blocks and tackles
which he uses generously, both while cen-
tering the ball and while backing up the
line. Jim "Tiny" Miller has proved his
ability to hit and hit hard from the left
tackle position, much to the regret of op-
posing teammates in scrimmages. Nat
Howard, shifting from the backfield to
right end, is learning the tricks of his new
position rapidly, and this knowledge com-
bined with his drive and tackling ability
promises to make him a valuable member
of the team.
Going into the backfield we find quar-
terback Dave Nicholson whose ball-hand-
ling and deception will be a threat to any
enemy. Jim "snake hips" Roush, return-
ing to the right half slot, will again tote
the pigskin for the Tebmen, using the same
fight and shiftiness that made him such
a yard-gainer last year. Denis Sullivan
displays speed from left halfback position
and his ability to knife through the line
will prove dangerous to any opponent.
Bob "Cowboy" Joslyn combines weight and
speed with vicious tackling to make him-
self a sharp thorn in the opposition's side.
In addition to this line-up there are several
other players who have promise and who
will give the other boys a real fight for
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September 27, 1945
THE RESERVE RECORD
Published every Thursday during the school year by
the students of Western Reserve Academy,
Joel B. Hayden, D. D., Headmaster
L ui soma
Editors ......... ...,. S pud Milligan, Dan Collister
Associate Editors .......... Herb Gleason, Roger Brady
Sports Editor ..................,....... Dave Hollinger
Assistant Sports Editor ................... Dlck Rogers
Photography ............ George Behner, John McCombe
Without Reserve ......... Nat Howard, George Vallght
.lust for the Record ................... Brad Williams
Staff-Ronald Bacon, Ted Jones, Angus Fletcher, Leon-
ard Gordon, Dick Howell, Blll Wallace
Faculty Adviser ..... . ........... Franklyn S. Reardon
It is customary for the RECORD to pub-
lish at this time ,each year some advice
which has been useful in the past and
which we hope will be of value to you who
are newcomers to Reserve. These sugges-
tions regard off-campus time, time which
we hope you will use to your best advantage.
Since we believe you feel that these occa-
sions are far too few and Of t00 Sl10l'l2
duration, we know you'll want to make
the best of them.
When you leave the campus at the end
of a week you leave certain obligations be-
hind you. These can be attended to before
your departure of completed during your
stay at home. The obligations, of course,
are your homework assignments. The point
we make is that they must be done-Week
end or no week end.
It is evident that it will be more satis-
factory to you if you can finish your work
before leaving the campus. In some cases
this is possible 3 sometimes it is not. It will
depend primarily on whether your assign-
ments at the time are heavy or light. Since
requirements for studies are based upon
the amount of time you are expected to
have in which to do them, week-end assign-
ments are often longer than those of week-
Since this is to be the case, it will be
advisable for you, when planning to take
a week end, to make the best possible effort
to finish your work before leaving or, at
least, to get your work well started. If
you have no opportunities tot do this before
the time you reach your home, do it on
arrival. Then you can enjoy your time at
home with the 'assurance that your respon-
sibilities are discharged.
Remember that doing your work when
it should be done may lead to better grades,
better grades to more week ends.
Annually, on a cer- f
tain day in early fall, in -4,
the dormitories of
Western Reserve Acad- I'
emy start to fill with 1 I
chattering, buzzing stu- Y I
dents. Each and every- l , R i
one of these students sgggi I '
returns from his sum- 7.74 E' -
mer recess fully in- :f gf 5..ZQ,,53.,
spired and possessing " I Q,
an intense desire to i lifQ,',fV
gain a place on the " 1' if'
school's honor roll. "'
Curiously enough very few of these imita-
tive Einsteins succeed in reaching this
standard of academic excellence. Thereare
many and varied reasons for failure. '
One type of difficulty that some of these
boys discover could probably be best illus-
trated by J. Romeo Lovebeat, a typical vic-
tim. .Romeo is a very romantic character,
and consequently he left quite a string of
feminine admirers back in the old home
town. He would certainly like to make
that honor roll because at' the present time
he can think of no better way of impress-
ing- "Snooksy." After all he mustn't let
his best girl down. It is granted that Ro-
meo's intentions are of a good nature, but
the criticism must fall on his methods of
fulfilling them. During the evening study
hour he invariably writes to "Snooksy" in-
stead of doing his math. When he finally
does attempt to divert his attention from
"Snooksy" long enough for the writing of
an English theme, his mind frequently
drifts and the result is an abundance of
taboo's. Romeo was progressing remark-
ably well in Latin until one day he was
asked to give the principal parts of the
word for lvoe. He answered, "Snookso,
snooksere, snooksi, snooksusf'
Another type of failure is illustrated by
Charles Buckingham Bumblebrain. It oc-
curs most frequently among the newer boys
at W. R. A., who acquire the false impres-
sion that the work is a "putz" or pushover.
Charles uses his slide rule to keep score
when he plays cribbage with his room-
mate. Charles is often seen reading "Popu-
lar Mechanics" and "Ace Comics" in study
hall. Charles has never made the honor
roll for some strange and peculiar reason.
Case No. 3, in the person of Paul Long-
arms Strongback, is the one in which the
student is so enveloped in his outside activi-
ties that he doesn't devote proper time to
his studies. Instead of remembering who
invented the blast furnace, he tries to re-
member who blocks the tackle on play No.
43. Paul has an unusual amount of trou-
ble in math class because he continually
merges his football plays with algebraic
representations and the result is truly re-
markable. Of course, Paul has a better
excuse than the rest of the fellows because
gmt ton the fRccondl
During the past week I have been ap-
proached by some of the newer lads who,
in all good faith, wished to know the na-
ture of what is fondly called a "sneakeroo."
I feel it my duty to tell all new boys about
this little venture.
First, its origin. The "sneakeroo" was
originated by a few alumni flong since
seized with family troublej who believed
that they were not getting enough permits
to go home and see their-"families," They,
therefore, invented methods by which they
might leave the school 1 not entirely legally!
for brief periods. The law-abiding came to
look on these little excursions as "sneak-
It really takes days of planning to carry
out one successful "sneakeroo." You must
first secure the "little gem wallet-size bus
and train schedule, for all points north,
south, east and west." After consulting
this you must borrow "J. Harvey's safety-
glide" which you throw out your window
and upon which you slide down. QJ. Harvey
hasn't found a way to get back up yet, but
he's working on itll You also need a file
for the bars, raw meat for the watch dogs,
and money for carfare. When securing
the money, don't do what poor old Laurie
Dennett did, write a check with "sneak-
eroo" in the lower left-hand corner. The
remains of the check are still tacked on the
bulletin board at the left of the business
With these simple directions, you, too,
can make your "sneakeroo" a success. I'm
B. H. W.
his attentions are at least directed toward
benefiting the school.
And then there's the case of I. Q. Minus
whose failure is more justifiable than any
of the others. This case is the most pitiful
since nearly all the boys who have I. Q.'s
difficulty are very conscientious. I. Q.
spends every available moment slaving over
his books, but it all seems to be of no avail
since he never makes the honor roll. I. Q.'s
life in the "Fair halls amid a lawn's wide
sweep" must be very discouraging. LQ.
Minus must at least be given credit for try-
Finally, the gloom might be lifted if
there were more students on the campus
like Peter Q. Studybrain who doesn't go out
with girls, doesn't play cribbage, doesn't
like "Ace Comics" and 'Popular Mechanics,"
can't play football because of fallen arches,
has an I. Q. of 165, and certainly wouldn't
write "trash" like this. T. D.
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