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          FearlenB F o r e c a s t : For                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NEED HELP? TOUGH
          '72: Good, getting better                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       BREAK?    WANT    A
          with time, For '73, '74, '75:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SHOULDER TO CRY ON?
          Bleak, sunrise nowhere In                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       HA! HA! TOO BAD! WE
          sight.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DON T CARE!

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            French Greets Political Challange                                                                                                                                                                 In his announcement,
                                                                                                                       Colonel Harry W. French                nouncement apparently
                                                                                                                    announced         his decision            surprised many political                     French attacked "the per-
                                                                                                                    yesterday to retire from the              figures. Upon being informed                 verters of the American way
                                                                                                                    position of Commandant at                 of this announcement, while                  of life" who are "attempting
                                                                                                                    VMI in order to seek the                  campaigning in Wisconsin,                    to destroy everything for
                                                                                                                    office of President of the                Governor George Wallace of                  which VMI and the United
                                                                                                                    United States.                            Alabama immediately an-                     States have stood for for 133
                                                                                                                       Simultaneously, Professor              nounced his withdrawal from                 years." When asked who
                                                                                                                    T. Y. Greet announced his                 the race and endorsed the                    these " p e r v e r t e r s " were,
                                                                                                                    candidacy for the office of               French ticket. In          his              French replied: "Mainly
                                                                                                                    Vice President on the French              statement Wallace main-                     second classmen."
                                                                                                                    ticket. Greet's announcement              tained that he "had always                      French went on to state
                                                                                                                    was made from his office in               been for the little man, and                that he was confident that,
                                                                                                                    Scott Shipp Hall.                         that's why I'm for Harry                    regardless of whether he was
                                                                                                                            To Enter Primary                  French for President."                      "victorious in this contest or
                                                                                                                        Both candidates are ex-                 Wallace went on to say                    not, the big boys in
                                                                                                                    pected to file tomorrow in the            that,     having     observed               Washington and the other
                                                                                                                    Rockbridge            County              French's work at the In-                    underprivileged areas of the
                                                                                                                    Presidential P r i m a r y . As           stitute, he was confident that              U. S. (i. e. non-Rockbridge
                                                                                                                    Colonel French observed in                "law and order" would be                    Co.) will know that Harry
                                                                                                                     his announcement: "Today I               maintained if he were                        French has been running."
                                                                                                                     seek victory in the Rock-                elected. Said Wallace: "I am                            Criticism
      Col. Harry W. French, newly announced candidate for President, gives a different kind of                       bridge County P r i m a r y ,            confident that the use of                       The French-Greet ticket
    salute at a black power convention.                                                                             Tomorrow, I may be ruling                 positive incentive, for which                has been criticized by such
                                                                                                                    America. Who knows, next it               French is noted, will produce                diverse figures as Shirley
                                                                                                                     could be the world!"                     a desire on the part of the                  Chisholm (who termed the

    Buena Vista Plans                                                                                                   The reaction of the corps of
                                                                                                                     cadets to the French an-
                                                                                                                     nouncement was best sum-
                                                                                                                                                              obey society's regulations
                                                                                                                                                              and rules."
                                                                                                                                                                                public    to                addition of Greet to the ticket
                                                                                                                                                                                                            as "an act close to the ad- T. Y. Greet receives advice from an unidentified supporter.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            dition of Agnew to the 1968
                                                                                                                                                                                                            GOP ticket in idiocy") and

      Ga la High -brow                                                                                               med up by Cadet Snotty
                                                                                                                     Harse,      who      observed:
                                                                                                                                                                     „ No Difference                        George McGovern,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            called French "an advocate

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           A.. P.. A.. OH,
                                                                                                                     "Today VMI lost a great                     Wallace concluded by
                                                                                                                     man, who will be missed by                noting that, although there                  of jingoistic imperialism i

          Hillbilly Synod                                                                                            all who knew him well. He
                                                                                                                      possessed a great charisma
                                                                                                                      and an ability to say the right
                                                                                                                      thing at the right time. Those
                                                                                                                                                               "isn't a dime's worth of
                                                                                                                                                               difference" between Harry
                                                                                                                                                               French and himself, "French
                                                                                                                                                               has a greater understaning
                                                                                                                                                                                                            foreign affairs." The big
                                                                                                                                                                                                            obstacle to the success of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ticket however, came in »
                                                                                                                                                                                                            denunciation of French and
       Following closely on the
     heels of the VMI Symposium
    will       be   yet    another
                                          bridge Symposium will be a
                                          combination         auction-
                                          hoedown in the fieldhouse at
                                                                             Ray Tyree, Wanda Lou
                                                                             Nicely, Pickle Newcomer,
                                                                             Sam Ray Tolley, Billy Bob
                                                                             Tetlow, and Deborah Ann
                                                                                                                      of us who loved him and knew
                                                                                                                      him best wish him the best of
                                                                                                                      luck in future years "
                                                                                                                                                               of human beings as a result of
                                                                                                                                                               his dealings with college
                                                                                                                                                               students." Consequently,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Greet as "demogogues and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             incompetents" by Col. B.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             McCluer Gilliam, who is
                                                                                                                                                                                                             rumored to be heading an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Who Cares?
    educational experience, a             two in the afternoon. The                                                           Surprises Many                   said Wallace, he would "bow                                                       A.     W.     (Buck-Buck) corps certainly benefits from
    symposium entitled, "Buena            hoedown will be conducted by       Bos well.                                   The French-Greet an-                  to French."                                   opposition ticket.                McElroy-This gentleman his sacrifice. Lee will take up
    Vista as Pattern and Portent-         John Herman Leroy Swink.                                                                                                                                                                             exudes fine Southern up- show biz and impersonate
    -the Home of the FighUng              NECS of RED have really                                                                                                                                                                              bringing and practically no giraffes and hyenas.
    Blues." The BV Symposium              outdone themselves in order                                                                                                                                                                          brains. McElroy has r o l l ^ up   C. W. (Good-guy) Rex
     is being sponsored by a local        to ensure that only the best                                                                                                                                                                         on impressive record this taking on the responsibility of
    community organization,               and most desirable items will                                                                                                                                                                        year as a first classman,        helping Red run the P. X.,
     Neighbors Entirely Con-              be available for the auction.                                                                                                                                                                        holding the records for best Sandy's best move this year
     cerned with the Speeding of          Items to be auctioned include                                                                                                                                                                        company, most demerits, and was discovering a tax
     Rockbridge         Educational       leather jackets, STP stickers,                                                                                                                                                                       lowest G. P. A.                  loophole by employing his
     Development (NECS of                 Elvis Presley albums, rifle                                                                                                                                                                            P. H. (Tiger) Rogers- fiancee, paying her, and
     RED). Dates of the Sym-              racks,      Chet       Atkins                                                                                                                                                                        Counting as his most notable writing it off as a business
     posium will be April 1-2. VMI         songbooks, and '56 Ford                                                                                                                                                                             first class achievement the expense.           After   getting
     has lent its full support to          pickup      hubcaps.      An                                                                                                                                                                        ridding of the Timmins room married Sandy will take up
     NECS of RED, allowing the                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of immoral, and hence all,        his pitch fork and sing with
                                           autographed picture of
     group to stage the sym-               Richard Petty will be given                                                                                                                                                                         cadets, Pete plans a career as Joan in Cornflake com-
     posium on the post.                   away as a door prize. Music                                                                                                                                                                         an assistant to Miss Connie mercials on T. V.
                   Reeves                  for the    hoedown will be                                                                                                                                                                          on Romper Room.                     Dave (Clarence Darrow)
        An historical prologue will        provided by Doc Sen-                                                                                                                                                                                  Skip (Happy) Wigner-The Hall. Dave made "Who
     be      given    in   Jackson         sabaugh's band, which is not                                                                                                                                                                        skipper made who cares? due cares?" because he talked
     Memorial Hall by Col. Jack            to be confused with the                                                                                                                                                                             to an obvious mistake by the Editor into it. Dave plans
     Reeves of the VMI faculty, at         somewhat           inferior                                                                                                                                                                         excluding his name from to open a used-car lot and
    3 p.m., on April 1st. The topic        aggregation (group), which                                                                                                                                                                          Who's Who. As president of obtain his initial autos by
    of Reeves' address will be             appears regularly on the                                                                                                                                                                            VMI's Roof and Tile com- talking their owners out of
     "Why Puny Bueny had the               "Tonight" show.                                                                                                                                                                                     mittee, rarely has such en- them.
    highest VD r a t e in the                Chairman of the Rock-                                                                                                                                                                             tertainment been brought           Roger (Ranger Rog) Lodi-
    country during World War               bridge Symposium is Her-                                                                                                                                                                            anywhere.                        how can we leave a person
    II." Reeves is a distinguished         man Hartless Umborger.                                                                                                                                                                                K. A. (Mr. Decorum) with so much leadership
    m e m b e r of the Biology             Other m e m b e r s of the                                                                                                                                                                          Daigh-Heavy       has      been ability out of "Who Cares?"
    Department, and a member               committee are LeRoy Joe                                                                                                                                                                             noticed by few here at VMI We all know of Roger's
    of the national educators'                                                                                                                                                                                                                 due to his intense desire to contributions to the crack
    organization, Benevolent                                                                                                                                                                                                                   remain behind the scenes. VMI Rangers. Rog will
    Order of Masters of Biology                                                                                                                                                                                                                Devotion to academics and a always be remembered for
    and Such Things (BOM-                                                                                                                                                                                                                      quiet, shy attitude have his statement, "VMI would
    BAST). He is the current                                                                                                                                                                                                                   marked this man's cadetship. be a pretty good place if it
    P a r r y McCluer Memorial                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Lee      (Goon)     Siebert- weren't for the academics
    Chair guest professor at                                                                                                                                                                                                                   forsaking his contribution to screwing it up."
    Southern Seminary Junior                                                                                                                                                                                                                   VMI basketball for the
    College.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   stripes of a cadet officer, the          WHO CARES?
           Keynote Address
       Reeves' speech will be
    followed by the keynote
    address, "Why I Live in
    B.V.", to be delivered by Roy
    Merle Sensabaugh. Sen-
    sabaugh hails from an old
    Rockbridge County family
    and should be adequately
    prepared to speak on the                                                   Sgt. Col. Stacy Harris recently regaled the Corps on the                           noted.
    subject. Merle didn't do too           Why Is this man smiling?          subject of Col. Jocko Hays. An enthusiastic response was
    well in school, dropping out of
    Parry McCluer his junior
    year, but the enormity of his
    intellect is reflected in the
                                          Stacy Harris Speaks On Jocko Hayes                                                                                     Munchkins Hot                                               For
    fact that he became the
    youngest Chief Assistant
                                          As Cincinnati Lecture Lasts For Days
    Head Foreman on the swing
    shift at the Vulcan plant at
     the age of 32. Merle is active
                                               Last Wednesday, the Corps     1865.                         cavalry unit's top horses
                                                                                                                                                                Commandant                                         Slot
                                            was treated to the third an-        The theme of the lecture    disappeared. Evidently the
     in community affairs; he is            nual Cincinnati Lecture,         was the refutation of the
    presently a member of the                                                                               guard roster with Jocko's                               Ever since Col. French                   Knapp, from the Civil
                                            Speaking this year was Lt.       " d e b u n k e r s , " who have
                                                                                                            name on it was in error, as                          announced his decision to                   Engineering    Department
    Jaycees,       an     alumnus           Colonel Stacy Harris, the        attacked other great heroes
     member of the FFA, and                                                                                 Harris found a permit for a                          seek political office, and                  who represents Engineering,
                                            nation's leading expert on the   like George Washington,        furlough that Jocko sub-                             resign his position as Com-                 Sciences, and Buildings and
     treasurer of the county 1956           most interesting and well        Patrick Henry, Thomas
     Ford Pickup club                                                                                       mitted to visit his brother,                         mandant, one group of
                                            known man that VMI has           Granger, and Bluebeard. The    "Horsethief       Hayes"     in                      dedicated men have been
      The evening session of                produced - Jocko Hayes. A        debunkers have recently        Lynchburg. Hayes later was                           busily        seeking      his              hasn't been allowed to come                    '
    April 1st will feature a debate         new feature of this year's       begun to attack Hayes, fin-    honest enough to bone                                replacement: the Com-
                                           lecture was that it was not       ding degrading incidents in                                                                                                     to the meetings; and Lt. Col,      narrowed the field of three     the end of eacli semester;
    between Jerry Lee Roy Cale                                                                              himself       for    entering                        mandant Selection Com-                      Stacy Harris, who represents       applicants, BUI Calley (he      penalities for other offenses
    Yarbrough Motley of Buena              made a check formation for        his past in an effort to       Lexington while on furlough.                         mittee. Composed of six
                                           the Corps. The lectures have      dishonor his name. For in-                                                                                                      the Commandants Office and          j i d n ' t make it; a non-    will range from number one
    Vista and Joe Calvin Motley                                                                                                                                  members of the VMI com-                     the PX.                            alumnus), and Chuck Manson      (taking Dr. Davis' novel
    Hamrick of Natural Bridge              been so well received in the      stance, Douglas Southall         Hayes was not destined to
                                                                                                           reach true greatness until he                         munity, this organization has                         Committee                (rejected because of previous   course), through number six
    on the topic, "Who's Better-           past. Smith Hall was sure         Freeman, obviously a second                                                         finally decided to announce
                                           that cadets would need no         rate biographer trying to sellwas well on in years,                                                                                When asked by the CADET         commitment in California)       (attending a          Summer
    the Blues or the Rockets?"                                                                                                                                   its preliminary findings. The               just what sort of man the          and Charlie Whitinan (lost
    The debate will be followed            undue prodding to attend (see     h u hooks, said in his        however. He became very                                                                                                                                              Reading Panel and being
                                                                                                           influential in national politics                      committee consists of the                   committee was looking for,        out because he couldn't stand
    by a wrestling match in the            photo).                           biography              that Hayes                                                   following men:        General                                                                                  forced to listen to Dr. Davis
                                                                                                           at the turn of the century. He                                                                    General Morgan said: "Well,       being on the ground floor), to   ask questions), to the
    fieldhouse between Haystack               In the past, however, there    deserted the formation on the                                                       James Morgan, Dean of the                   we were looking for Uiat          two other gentlemen who we
    Calhoun and Brewster Ford.                                                                             was the dominant force                                                                                                                                               smallest penalty, number
                                           has been some notice of           way to the Battle of New      working for the prohibition                           Faculty, is head of the group,              strange combination of man        had not previously con-
                                                                                                                                                                 due to his experience as head                                                                                  sixteen (reading Bleak House
                 Panel                     cadets sleeping through the       Market and signed the status  amendment. As his dream of                                                                         who will be typical of VMI       sidered: J. B. Davis and         and liking it). The good
      Sunday morning will be               program. For this reason, Dr.     slip "all right." Through     prohibition was realized in                           of     the     Superintendent                commandants—that touch of        Thomas Clark of the VMI
                                                                                                                                                                 Selection Committee, which                                                                                     doctor will, of course, join the
    highlighted with a panel               Lloyd Davidson was chosen         intensive research, Harris    1919, Jocko left politics to                                                                       Atilla the Hun, a dash of        English Department."             Virginia MiUtia. PresenUy he
    discussion on " B . V . - ( ^ t e r    to give an invigorating forty-    found that since Col. French  start making a fortune in the                         produced such excellent                      Ghengis Khan, and of course          James B. Davis, currently
                                                                                                                                                                 results last year.; Qark King                                                                                  is preparing a final statement
    of the state, the country, the         five minute introduction to       was not yet Commandant in     import business. H a r r i s                                                                       the humor of a Bennet Cerf,      associate        professor  of   of his qualifications, entitled
    world, the galaxy, the Eye of          the Col. Harris' talk. As the     1864, Hayes was able to run   made his final defense of                             of the Physical Education                    along with a touch of your       English, was interviewed by
                                                                                                                                                                 Department because he                                                                                           "My      Hero       Napoleon
    God." Moderator of the panel           temperature approached the        the status slip and his honor is
                                                                                                           Jocko's character as he at-                                                                        average Mortimer Snerd. . .      the CADET this week. We          Bonaparte: We Short People
    will be Chip Baker '69, now a          nineties and the smell of a       intact.                       tacked the Hayes' Import                              serves on every committee                    oh, who is Mortimer Snerd?       discussed what changes he
                                                                                                                                                                 anyway and one more won't                                                                                      Have to Stick Together."
    drama teacher at Lexington                                                                             Company Tax evasion and                                                                            Well, Uiink of Colonel Simp-     would make as commandant,
    High School. Members of the           permeated J.      Hall, ^ r n s    Freeman's statement that bootlegging scandal. Harris                                hurt; Brewster Ford of the                   son, and subtract about thirty   and found Uiat there wiU                       Clark
    panel wiU be Tork McCorkle,           came to t t e pc^um^CJffee         Hayes was walking guard on proved that during those                                 English Department, who                       IQ points." General Morgan      definitely be an academic        Thomas Clark, is also ot the
    Claude Hamrick, McKinley                                                                                                                                     provides both respresen-                     was asked if indeed they had     bias towards penalities. Daily   English         Departmetit,
                                          cup in tend, he launched into      po«t No. 5 (in front of what years, income tax was                                  tatives of the arts depart-                                                                                    teaching Public Speaking.
    Chittum, and Lefty Shiflett.          a higWy scholarly talk on          was then the stables) on the nonexistant and bootlegging                                                                         found such a man. He             quizzes on room cleanliness
                                                                                                                                                                 ments; Col. 'Little Tin'                     replied: "Sort of. We            ^iu be given, with an exam at
                                          Jocko P. Hayes, VMI Class of       „ight that twenty-five of the was widespread.                                                                                                                                                                    A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (con't O page 3)
      The final event of the Rock-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Letters To
      Opinion Page                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Editor
 " W h e r e m e n h a v e the habit of liberty, the p r e s s will c o n t i n u e to b e the fourth e s t a t e ; the                      ^off»       he
 viKilant g u a r d i a n of the r i g h t s of t h e ordinary c i t i z e n . " . . .Sir Winston Churchill.                                                                                                                                                   Dear Tommy,
                                                                                                                                 ft                 or                                                                                                                                          Dear Tom:
                                                                                                                                 /Ipt,/ Fools                                                                                          I have been doing a lot of                                 I think that you have been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   thinking about what you said                                 doing a fair job as editor this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   last weekend. I redly feel                                   year, but there are a few
                  Let's Hold The Line !                                                                                                                                                                                            like I owe you an explanation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   of why things went the way
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   they did.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                faults that I think need your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                attention. Since I am, of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                course, known as           the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       For the past year and a half                             "financial wizard" of the
    Always the first to p r o m o t e the                       No         one         but         a     person           of                                                                                                                                                                    newspaper world, and am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   I have been dating a boy that
l o n g - r a n g e i n t e r e s t s of V M I , T h e          questionable loyalties, we                               an-                                                                                                       I really thought I was in love                               presently employed in a
Cadet has been the standard-                                    swer.            We         demand              blanket                                                                                                            with. Just recently we have                                  Savings and Loan, I think it
b e a r e r for the                  conservative               d i s a p p r o v a l of a l l s u c h r e q u e s t s .                                                                                                           stopped dating. The situation                                highly appropriate that I
thinker. We a g r e e with those who                                                                                                                                                                                               has been very upsetting and I                                direct my comments to that
                                                                T h e r e w i l l b e n o l a c k of e n -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   am beginning to realize it's                                 facet of your editorship.
f e e l t h a t all c h a n g e s in t h e V M I                tertainment, for we had a real                                                                                                                                     affecting my other dates.                                      Tom, you know that you
system over the past four years                                 "cultural event" a mere week ago                                                                                                                                       At the end of the dance I                                should never have cancelled
have been nothing less than chips                               w i t h t h e s h o w i n g of J o h n W a y n e                                                                                                                   realized that I must have                                    those issues of the CADET.
a t t h e v e r y c o r n e r s t o n e s of                    ( H o o r a y ) in T h e G r e e n B e r e t s .                                                                                                                   been acting pretty bad.                                      Don't you realize that is just
b a r r a c k s , d e s t i n e d t o t u m b l e it t o                                                                                                                                                                           Really, you didn't "bug the                                  admitting your failure in the
t h e l e v e l of t h a t p l a g u e of                                                                                                                                                                                          hell" out of me, it was just                                 newspaper business? In
American                    society,             "The                                                                                                                                                                              me.                                                          addition, your action showed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Obviously,       I'm     not                             a gross negligence of your
Academic Institution."                                                Unfortunately, merely keeping                                                                                                                                                                                             responsibility      to    your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   prepared to date anyone on
    A n y o n e w i t h half a b r a i n k n o w s               c a d e t s h e r e by               disapproving                                                                                                                 any kind of basis-Tommy, I                                   readers. Depriving them of
t h a t e d u c a t i o n is w o r t h little in                 p e r m i t s is not enough. We m u s t                                                                                                                           don't think I would be fair to                               the benefit of receiving two
today's world. Indeed, a recent                                                                                                                                                                                                    you if I kept the date for                                   copies of the publication you
                                                                 also keep the polluter                                 out.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Easters. I didn't mean to                                    inherited from me is sheer
study by the Educational Studies                                 T h e r e f o r e , let T h e C a d e t b e the                                                                                                                                                                                torture!!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   make you think you bugged
F o u n d a t i o n , u n d e r t h e f i r m of                 f i r s t t o a d v o c a t e t h e b u i l d i n g of a                                                                                                          me and I don't want it to                                      Remember Tom, the idea is
French, Bramlet, and                          Gray               one hundred                       foot wall             en-                                                                                                       happen again.                                                to do all your calculating at
found, "Education don't m e a n                                  compassing the entire post. This                                                                                                                                      I don't want our relation-                               the end of the year. That way,
nuthin in life, i t ' s h o w tuff y a ' a r e ,                 would h a v e a single opening at                                                                                                                                 ship to end with a sour note. I                              graduation is fun!
dammit."                 Branding            many                limits gates, and no one would be                                                                                                                                 really have enjoyed going out
courses at VMI as being "Radical                                 admitted to the post without being                       Chris Arey                                                                                               with you and my decision is                                      FRED E. BANISTER, JR.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   no reflection on you. You
and Communistic" has caused                                      accompanied by birth certificate,                                                                                                                                 have been super and I
 them to be discontinued. Among                                  both parents, a n d John Birch
 these blots a r e Public Speaking
 (always d a n g e r o u s teaching this
                                                                 Society ID c a r d . In addition, an
                                                                 o a t h of a l l e g i a n c e w o u l d b e a d -
                                                                                                                          French-Greet Combo To                                                                                    couldn't have asked for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   anyone to be nicer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I'm really mixed up right
 one), Russian History                       (what               m i n i s t e r e d on t h e s p o t . T h i s w i l l                                                                                                             now about what I want, and I
 effect could that h a v e on u s ? ) , and
 Contemporary                       American
 L i t e r a t u r e (no l o s s h e r e , n o t h i n g
                                                                 would also feature a plate glass
                                                                roof t o c o v e r t h e p o s t , allowing
                                                                h e a t a n d light to e n t e r ,
                                                                                                                          Win In November
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    think too much of you to get
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   you caught in the middle. I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    hope you understand.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Editor, VMI Cadet:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Let me take this op-
                                                                                                                                    Although the French-Greet hopes on the widespread              says,     "Politics       makes                            Love,                             portunity to extend my sin-
 worthwhile h a s been written since                            keeping out rain, cold, a n d sub-                               ticket      has received the appeal of their platform. The s t r a n g e bedfellows." Col.                                   Kathy                             cerest gratutude to Col. J.
 the Bible a n y w a y ) .                                       versive leaflets. In addition, an                               backing of the Garnnent- platform consists of the French, formerly an officer Dear Tom:                                                                        Addison Hagen for providing
    Despite this welcome move,                                   extensive public address system                                 Workers Local in Lexington, following main points, (1) in the Kentucky militia, says                   After reading your fearless                             the pamphlets on the life of
                                                                 w o u l d b e i n s t a l l e d to p l a y c o n -              and the sohd support of Astroturf for the Daniels^ that he originally planned to editorials all year I have                                                    the immortal George S.
 m u c h r e m a i n s to b e done. To our                                                                                       millionaire recluse Clarence Library and for the Parade run on the Nixon ticket, but come to greatly admire your                                               Patton. Col. Hagen, you have
                                                                s t a n t m u s i c f r o m t h e f i l e s of J o h n
 distress, m a n y permits have been                                                                                             Causey, the Wallace sup- field, (2) a campaign to stop he could not lure Greet away journalistic integrity. It is                                              done a great service to the
 a p p r o v ^ for c a d e t s to a t t e n d                    Phillip Sousa.                                                  porters still face a stiff the showing of pornographic from the Wallace camp. T. with this in mind that I have                                                 corps, and I for one can say
 "cultural events" at Virginia,                                       L e t ' s g e t b a c k to t h e good old                  running in the upcoming movies at the Lyric theatre Y., a strong advocate of the chosen to entrust you with my                                                 unequivocally that I will ever
 Washington and Lee, and other                                                                                                   primary           e l e c t i o n . which are driving the English Alabamian, claims lineal greatest secret. I thought you                                      strive to emulate the example
                                                                 d a y s and stifle this i ^ e c t i o u s                       Representing the Wallace Society Film Series out of descent from Edward Teach. might appreciate it and I'm                                                     of military bearing exem-
 schools. Who would t e r m the                                  curiosity about the horrible world                               ticket, the "Tubes and T.Y." business, (3) the funding of He was quoted as saying, "It                                                                        plified in the life of this Great
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    sure you would never publish
 Russian Ballet a cultural event?                                around us!!                                                      ticket could meet strong the Cpt. Bruce Herzcough was only because of my it.                                                                                  American. Once again, a
                                                                                                                                  opposition from the local Chair of Military Science, (4) family background that I took                My husband sleeps with a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                hearty "Thank you" to you.
                                                                                                                                  political maverick, B. Mc- a program to e r a d i c a t e up teaching; I really am a pink teddy bear.                                                         Col. Hagen.
                                                                                                                                  Cluer Gilliam. Gilliam, alleged wrongdoing in the demagogue at heart."
                  Thank You, Thank You                                                                                            teaming up with "Qoudy" Timmins Room. F r e n c h                  Regardless of the ethereal
                                                                                                                                  Carlsson, is appealing to admits that this platform is rhetoric of Smokey and his
                                                                                                                                  visions of the "American not directly in line with the camp, I really don't see how
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Yours in utmost secrecy,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MRS. H. W. F.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        J. COLEMAN RAFFO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Class of 1973
                                                                                                                                  Dream," against the "Big national Wallace ticket, but the French-Greet ticket can
     O n e of t h e m o s t r e w a r d i n g , y e t           tentive attitude and keen interest                                Boy" image of the French-                                        be defeated in the upcoming
 r e g r e t t a b l y , o v e r l o o k e d a s p e c t s of
 V M I l i f e i s t h a t of t h e c h a p e l
                                                                e v e r y S u n d a y . Also, C h a p l a i n
                                                                Wilson v a r i e s his p r o g r a m with
                                                                                                                                  Greet       campaign.
                                                                                                                                  spokesman from the French-
                                                                                                                                                                  A                                primary.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The View
                                                                                                                                  Greet camp told reporters                Best Wishes
 s e r v i c e s c o n d u c t e d in J a c k s o n                                                                                                                                                    Art & Carrie
M e m o r i a l Hall by Chaplain R. K.
Wilson. E a c h Sunday the m e m -
                                                                guest speakers, some
                                                                f r o m as f a r a w a y a s Buena Vista.
                                                                                                                coming            that they were not too
                                                                                                                                  worried about the challenge
                                                                                                                                  from the Gilliam-Carlsson
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Howes                                                           From Here
                                                                     T h e C A D E T s e e k s not to p r a i s e                                                              To T h e                                                 The Greek Way, by Andy                                  equations during company
b e r s of t h e c o r p s a r e a f f o r d e d a                                                                                ticket because of the small                                         1 3 5 7 E. C h o c o l a t e
                                                                Chaplain Wilson, for w o r d s a r e at                           size of the hard-core workers                                                                     Davis and Roger Lodi. 122                                   room, techniques of BS'ing
congenial opportunity to                                par-
                                                                b e s t a p o o r m e a n s of c o m -                            for the opposition. Smokey                                                                        pp., with illustrations. Andy                               your way through English
t i c i p a t e in t h e C h a p l a i n ' s            fine                                                                                                                                          Ave. Hershey, Pa.             and Rog have come together
                                                                municating the spirtual uplift felt                               claims most of his political                Class Of                                                                                                          101 and 102, and how to
services.                                                                                                                         following      among        local                                                                  to create this study of unusual                            develop the art of spending
                                                                by c a d e t s leaving his Sunday                                                                                                              17033
     Such authoritative works as the                                                                                              incurable insomniacs.                                                                              methods the ancients used to                               the entire night in the PX,
                                                                s e r v i c e s . C o m m a n d e r W i l s o n , in                                                                                                                 develop the closest possible                               complaining about the lack of
1969 B u l l e t ('72 R a t B i b l e ) e x p r e s s
t h e opinion h e l d by m o s t in s a y i n g
                                                                his distinguished position a s John
                                                                M . C a m p , '05 C h a p l a i n , i s t h e
                                                                                                                                     The Wallace supporters
                                                                                                                                  have banked most of their
                                                                                                                                                                               75                         Sign P a i n t i n g       feelings of unity among their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     troops, and how these same
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                study time. Mrs. Voecks has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                also been careful to delete
t h a t Chaplain Wilson                          "relates                                                                                                                                              Phone 5 3 3 - 2 7 8 0         queer methods^ have been                                   those parts of her book which
                                                                N a v y ' s lone c o n t r i b u t i o n to VMI,
m o d e r n theology to topical ser-                                                                                                                                                                                                 recently used by the Marine                                are inapplicable to VMI—
                                                                but superior quality m o r e than                                                                                                                                                                                               such as r e f e r e n c e s to
m o n s of i n t e r e s t t o c o l l e g e y o u t h s .                                                                                                                                                                           Corps.
These services. . .have proven
v e r y p o p u l a r with c a d e t s . " His
                                                                m a k e s u p f o r l a c k of q u a n t i t y .
                                                                     T h e C A D E T would like to t a k e
                                                                u p C h a p l a i n ' s c o m m e n t t h a t h e is
                                                                                                                                                   Tastee-Freez                                                                          The Complete History of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Engineering at the Virginia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Military Institute, 12 pp., by

sermons concerning premaritial
                                                                "underpaid and overworked." A                                                     Where Your Patronage Is Appreciated                                                Scoot R. Knapp. Scooter                                              ON SOUNDS
sex on hop w e e k e n d s a r e a good
e x a m p l e of t h e s k i l l w i t h w h i c h              m a n in a p o s i t i o n a s v i t a l a s h i s                                                                                                                   Knapp has finally written a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     book! And what a book it is!                                  Watch out, Chicago, here
the ciiaplain chooses topics for                                sould be g r a n t e d every                           con-                             6020 Leesburg Pike (Route 7),                                                                                                            come the Commanders! Yes,
                                                                venience               necessary               in       the                                                                                                          Like its author—short.
the typical college student here at                                                                                                                                                                                                      On Becoming An Educated                                 all of you far-out freaks, the
                                                                c a r r y i n g o u t of h i s d u t i e s . T h e                                                                                                                                                                               Commanders have added a
VMI. The popularity that his
                                                                s p i r t u a l w e l l - b e i n g of t h e c o r p s , s o
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 new dimension to hard rock
services                hold           is        readily                                                                                                                                                                              pp., by Virginia Voecks. Upon
                                                                a b l y d i r e c t e d b y the C h a p l a i n , is                                                                                                                  discovering that the only                                  with their latest release,
acknowledged by the corp's at-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   "Where Is Glenn Miller Now
                                                                at stake.                                                                                Across From C u l m o r e Shopping C e n t e r                               people who read her books
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      were VMI rats, Mrs. Voecks                                 That We Need Him?" This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      revised her classic "how to                                album is where it's going to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      succeed        at     college"                             be at. This new group is
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   Morgan Bros. Bag Co., Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                         masterpiece to suit the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      peculiar needs of the VMI                                  oldies like "25 or 6 to 4," and
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                                                                     Richard                                   To Be Named
                                                                     King Of Astroland                                                                            In
                                                                        It was revealed yesterday        Byers, Tarquon of Tutus and            come down or something like
                                                                     that Richard. Duke            de    Master of Revels and the               that."
                                                                     Athletic and Regent of              Baron de Barksdale, the                             Deal
                                                                     Astroland will shortly be           dreaded Pink Baron, as Lead              Arch Duke Deal, Ruler of
                                                                     crowned Richard I, King of          of the Kings' Secret Service          the Scarlet Napus suffering
                                                                     Astroland and Lord Protector        and Job Placement Center.             from a cronic case of Postus
                                                                     of the Lesser Realms. The             Though hotly protested by           Exchequeus was unavailable
                                                                     announcement came as a              Lord Garry of Percy, it would         for comment, while Viscount
                                                                     complete shock to many who          appear that Duke Richrd's             Knapp immediately formed a
                                                                     expected the Regency to last        forces have manged to sway            committee to discuss the
                                                                     until Dick, the son of George       the rulers of the Lesser Reals         issue. The Archduke de
                                                                     I could assume the throne.          to support his claim. Backed           Davis, protector of the Realm
                                                                        In a statement issued from        by the E a r l of Tucker,             of Wisdom, Truth the Dewey,
                                                                     the puzzle palace, the Duke          Wielder of the Willie Mays            carefully cataloguing words
                                                                     was quoted as saying "Verily         and Leader of the Hairy               typically efficient manner
                                                                     it shall follow as night follows     Barbarians, Duke Richard              stated Agnosce Agnosco
                                                                     day that training tables will        was able to silence what              which still has Duke Richard        (Above) In an attempt to bring VMI even closer to the twentieth century, A Hell's Angels
  Dave Condon, pictured here at his summer retreat high in           o'er flow with the fruits of         opposition there was.                 guessing.                         chapter has been opened at VMI. Here we see the two faculty members in the chapter, "Hog"
the Sangre de Fatso mountains of southern North Dakota, was          Astroland, that the subjects                                                  In an effort to guarantee      Wilson and "Dagger" Gray out lookin' for chics on their moshine. When asked why the two
recently named valedictorian of the Class of 1972. This              of the realm shall have their         Archduke Drumm of the               support from lesser realms,        were forced the characteristic Harley, Wilson answered: "We didn't have much to shop with,
academic wonder, famous for being large in many areas, ii            own recreation land and that        Land of Yawns when asked              Duke Richard has vowed to          our only source of income was the donations of cadets in J . M. Hall for the past fifty-seven
shown striking a deeply religious pose while praying to Duck-        this land shall be all-weather.     whether or not he would lead          contrive the struggle initiated    years, totaling $236.17 and 413 coates buttons." The CADET expects the State and Federal
butt, God of Crlsco, the major diety of the Blob religious sect.     No expense will be spared           his forces on the side of the          by        King         George     authorities to put the clamps on this crew in the near future, as Buena Vista, Fairfield,
Dave, upon graduation, will enter the priesthood of this famous      even to the ends of exhausting      Duke of Lord Harry stated              I against the dreaded             Waynesboro, and Elkton in the surrounding countryside have already been terrorized. The duo
religion, which counts among its members such other well-            the realm's treasury."              quite plainly, "Gee, I don't           Marquis       Mickup        the   may self-destruct anyway, as Gray is bitter because Wilson is pulling rank on him and won't let
known VMI men as Brewster Ford and Fat Charlie. His an-                                                  know," while the Earl of               Rodent, placing in command        him drive.
nounced topic for a graduation address Is "A Valediction:                          Duke                  Reeves, Master of the
                                                                        It is also rumored that the                                             of this courageous crusade
Forbidding Skinny."                                                                                      Compost, refused to take
                                                                     Duke has already established                                               Lord Simpson, Marshall of
                                                                     a Privy Council (supposedly
                                                                                                         sides. Upon hearing of the
                                                                                                         Duke's           ascension,  the       the Mundane, High Totem of           Coronation
                                                                     named for the number of             Marquis            de Lancaster,       the Trivial, and Inquisitor of
                                                                     dead-ends it overpasses)            Prince of Foreignland was              the Insipid. Lord Simpson's
VMI Consecrates                                                      naming many of the realms
                                                                     leading peers. The ap-
                                                                                                         heard to speak in tongues,
                                                                                                         which thoroughly amazed all
                                                                                                                                                forces are ready waiting but
                                                                                                                                                for the troops of Thane
                                                                                                                                                                                    The coronation will take
                                                                                                                                                                                  place in Castle Cocke, the
                                                                     pointments made, pending            of his subjects.                       Thalman (the Skull Ousher)        Duke's favorite residence.
                                                                      the coronation, are Baron                                                 recently returned from their      Eari Neikirk, Master of the
                                                                                                           The Comte Carpenter of
          Another Holy Day                                            McDonough,
                                                                       the       Privy

                                                                                                         Fantasyland was at a loss to
                                                                                                         understand what was hap-
                                                                                                                                                battles in the South. The
                                                                                                                                                Thane stands in high favor of
                                                                                                                                                 the duke who is impressed by
                                                                                                                                                                                  Golden Fleece and wielder of
                                                                                                                                                                                  the $1000 handshake has
                                                                                                                                                                                  pledged to present the Duke
                                                                      Lord Nichols, Wielder of the       pening           but stated that                                         with a new palace (Multi-
                                                                                                                                                 his philosophy and bumper
             Colonel Simpson     some small close-knit classes        Torrh of Knowledge: Lord           " w h a t e v e r goes up must                                           purpose).
t.inounced that 17 February                                                                                                                      sticker.
                                 like those we had back in the
has       been      designated   old corps; classes cemented
Breakout Day, in honor of the    together by such feelings as
10 fourthclassmen who were       brother         rat       spirit,
victims of the actions that                                                                                                                                                                                                           MAJOR THOMAS CLARK
                                  togetherness,      and     per-
occurred on that night. A        secution. In fact, I think that
statue will be erected in the    we ought to suspend a few
                                                                              At a recent rock concert featuring pacifist folk singers. Col.
                                                                           J a m e s "Zenker J i m " Bramlet went berserk, leaped onto the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   New Commandant
old courtyard which will be       miliUry duties prior to the                                                                                                                                                          (con't from page 1)
entitled "Daddy-0 Mourning                                                 stage and slashed Joan Baez with a c o m m a n d o knife then,                                                                                                          of his qualifications: " I
                                 lappointed day and give the               thrusting his hand into the bloody wound, wrenched out the                                                                              When approached by this         Oughta Be Commandant.
his Dead." The corps will        upper classes lessons in close          •'still palpitating heart and held it aloft s c r e a m i n g "Sic                                                                        interviewer, he stammered
form around the stoops on                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Because I Talk Good."
                                 combat so they can do it right            Semper P e a c e Freakus." He then proceeded to gobble it                                                                               that he would seek a change        Lt. Col. Harris, said he had
 this occasion and a roll call    next time! The Rats will                 down in one sanguine gulp, laughingmaniacally all the while                                                                             in penalities so that a man
 will be held during which ten                                                                                                                                                                                                                     no preference either way,
                                  really learn what pressing up            and belching blood e v e n as police dragged him off into                                                                               could get out of being boned     only that whoever made the
ghetto residents will answer      the hill means."                         custody.                                                                                                                                by the eloquence of his an-
 to each of the deceased                                                                                                                                                                                                                            best coffee should be given
                                     However, in keeping with                                                                                                                                                      swer. He further muttered       the office. Dr. King said he
cadets      names with       a                                                                                                                                                                                     under his breath that haircut
resounding "died on the sto(^)    its policy of not reversing its                                                                                                                                                                                  hadn't voted for anyone since
                                  own policy, Smith Hall has                                                                                                                                                       regulations would be changed    Bill    Calley     had     been
of honor, sir!"                                                                                                                                                                                                    to allow the basic ducktail
                                  stated that none of the                                                                                                                                                                                          eliminated; and Brewster
   Upon being asked if the        penalties received during the                                                                                                                                                    with     grease,     uniform    Ford was still trying to sit
breakout        tradition will    period after the activities will                                                                                                                                                 regulations modified to allow   down. General Morgan said
continue, Colonel F r e n c h     be reduced or removed.                                                                                                                                                           wide black ties and double-     that "The final qualifications
responded in the following                                                                                                                                                                                         knit grey shirts and flared     has yet to be met by both
manner. He said, "Hell yes!                                                                                                                                                                                        straight pants, as well as      men: trial by combat, with
Classes these days are too                                                                                                                                                                                         pointy shoes. Mr. Clark         both of the httle munchkins,
large anyway. A few more of              Lexington                                                                                                                                                                 stuttered his great love for    er, candidates, having a
these things and we will have                                                                                                                                                                                      the VMI System, and hem-        charisma battle in Scott
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   med and hawed his desire for    Shipp Hall. The winner of this
                                         Hordwore                                                                                                                                                                  the office of commandant.       will assume the duties of
          For Sole                                                                                                                                                                                                 He, like Dr. Davis, is          Commandant; the loser gets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   preparing a final statement     to head the next committee."
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USMC Tucker Gives
Baseball New Look
                                                                                                            t ^ ' n T a l e                                                                                                Of
   The CADET recently in-
terviewed        VMI's
baseball coach. Tommy
Tucker, USMC. Tucker,

whose vast experience on the
                                  Americati, clean cut, and
                                  hard as a rock.
                                    CADET: Sir, did any VMI
                                  fans travel up to Harrison-
                                  burg to cheer the team on?
                                                                   commie infiltrated teams out
                                                                   of the state and then we'll set
                                                                   up 360 security and defend
                                                                   our positions. Boy, when was
                                                                   the last time you had a
                                                                                                                                                                                                     A Winner
                                                                                                                                                                                     In this, the first of a series go as to leave our "B. R."     say     "Right
                                                                                                                                                                                  of articles concerning our confined in solitary bliss. To remember the Champ of '74
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      On"     and
                                    TUCKER: Yes sir and I          haircut. . .                                                                                                   esteemed atheletes, we wiU these "real champions" we because he remembers you!
diamonds in Viet Nam made
                                  stopped the game in the                                                                                                                         review the off season
him the obvious choice for the
                                  middle of the third inning to                                                                                                                   escapades of an outstanding
new head coach, was quite
                                  go over and get the names of                                                                                                                    VMI representative in ex-
candid, as usual:
                                  the cadets that      were in                                                                                                                    tracurricular activities.
   TUCKER: Stand at ease!
Now mister, you're talking to
                                  civilian clothes.                Swimmers                                                                                                          Case no. one involves our
                                                                                                                                                                                  Chicano brother rat (Lee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    New Talent
a marine now so you had             CADET: What kind of
better shape up.                  shape is the team in now?                                                                                                                       Marvin). After a season of
   CADET: Yes sir. Coach
Tucker, sir, how was the turn
                                    TUCKER: Great shape.
                                  Marines are tough.
                                    CADET: With the obvious
                                                                   Give                                 Coach Thalman runs practice on the recently configcated
                                                                                                                                                                                  brutal involvement on the
                                                                                                                                                                                  football field he single-
                                                                                                                                                                                  handedly challenged and
out for this year's squad?                                                                            Patchin field.
                                  improvement in the team's                                                                                                                       defeated a stampede of 150
   TUCKER: Good. All my                                                                                                                                                           bold-hearted rats on their
men are good. No long haired      abihties do foresee more and     ^   V* n M          o
                                                                                                                                                                                  attempt to break away from

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    For B-Ball
commies in my outfit.             more cadets turning out to
   CADET: That's neat.
Coach, sir. Did you have to
cut many men?
   TUCKER: Ours is a tough
                                  play baseball next year?
                                     TUCKER: Yes sir, but they
                                  won't make it. If everyone
                                                                     The Swimming team has
                                                                   just finished its first winning
                                                                   season in many years. Now
                                                                                                          Thalman                                                                 the annual initiation process
                                                                                                                                                                                  of      the       Institute.
                                                                                                                                                                                  willingness to uphold In-
                                                                                                                                                                                  stitute tradition spurred his

                                  wanted to play baseball, it      that the season is over, it's                                                                                  actions on to the point of his       It was announced earlier       But Gary's earlier status

                                                                                                             Tells All
team to get into. I was only                                                                                                                                                      proving he is undoubtably this
                                  wouldn't be baseball. Lots of    time to hand out thanks to all                                                                                                                            week     that   VMI isn't evident in his playing.
looking tor a few good men so                                                                                                                                                     worthy of his commendment Basketball has finally gotten As Krone says, "this kid
                                  men want the responsibility      the people who aided (?)
I did have to send a few boys                                                                                                                                                     and acknowledgement of the that shot in the arm it has packs more power than any
                                  of being on the team but few     them in their victorious
packing. But the men that                                                                                                                                                         supreme honor of the In- been searching for. The UO pounder I've seen."
                                  men will seek it so there's      season.
stayed are tough. I never                                                                                Recently The CADET sent               to be a part of it. These young    stitute: the No. 1 acclaim
                                  your answer. Marines know                                                                                                                                                          "needle" is Gary Pitzltski, a
promised them a rose gar-                                                                             its ace reporter, Howard                 men will combine with our           (and a few under the table seven foot five inchj>roduct of
                                  where it's at, boy.
den, you know.                                                        At the top of the list would    Crotchrot, to cover a banquet            present varsity players to         extras).
                                    CADET: Sir, where do you       have to be the man who plans                                                                                                                      Plodsville, Ohio. He is the            More to Come
   CADET: How have your                                                                               in which VMI head football               continue the winning attitude
                                  go from here?                    the excellent training meals                                                                                      When asked to comment on youngest and the best of the            Coach Krone isn't going to
practices been?                                                                                       coach presented his weekly               that is prevalent at VMI.
                                    TUCKER: Well, there's          for the team. Every good                                                                                       his nomination, Lee stated, eight Pitziteki brothers who rest on his laurels. He'll be
   TUCKER: Tough. We start        always another battle in                                            address to the great alumni of              Since my staff and myself
                                                                   swimmer knows that you are                                                                                     " I t is an indescribable were the greatest Polish back on the road Monday
with a little old fashioned PT.   another war. We aren't going                                        the Virginia Military In-                have come here we have
                                                                   able to compete better on a                                                                                    feeling. I don't want to take products of the Plodsville hustling up more blue
Then I have each man carry        to stop fighting until we have                                      stitute. It went as follows:             brought about many changes
                                                                   diet rich in fats. It was                                                                                      all the credit. Without the playground.                          chippers for the Big Red.
 two forty pound buckets of       driven every one of those                                              " B e f o r e I get started           that will help develop a better
                                                                   always nice to know that a                                                                                     stem backing of my beloved             Krone High on PltziUki    Krone works the Ohio area.
sand around the bases ten                                                                             gentlemen I would just like to           football program. One of the
                                                                   big, thick steak would be                                                                                      "B. R.'s" and other members          Ace VMI recruiter Smooth As he has often stated, "those
times, followed by a little                                                                           say that our program has                 factors that we have vastly
                                                                   waiting in order to prepare                                                                                    of the Corps, I don't feel I Harry Krone takes full credit Ohio pastures. That's where
close order drill. Gotta have                                                                         made many strides forward                improved is one that is vitally
                                                                   you for the day's competition.                                                                                 would be drawing such for landing PitziUki. "He's the players are."
discipline boy, no teairt's any                                                                       since I became head coach. I             important to a major college
                                                                   It was also comforting to                                                                                      detailed appraisal.                the next Goose Gillespie,"       Krone is no stranger to
good without discipline. Did I                                                                        know that you, the esteemed              football team: a nutritious
ever tell you about the time in                                    know that after the meet was       alumni of VMI, Uke to hear               and enjoyable training table.         Somehow it just doesn't says Krone. "What this boy Ohio roundball. In high school
Nam when we. . .
                                        Best Of Luck               over, there would be a                                                                                         seem fair that I should reap had to overcome to play ball he starred on the Mighty
                                                                                                      this sort of thing, and I am             Each meal the men ex-
   CADET: Yes sir. In your                                         delicious "picnic" lunch to        more than happy to present               perienced such meals as            all fruits, but then I guess I'm   is the greatest success story Mites, the best midget team
                                                                   replace the supper you had                                                  chicken ala king, chicken          just lucky!"                       since Lance Rentzel."         in Akron. In college he served
first game you came from                                                                              the facts to you.
behind to nip Madison                        In The                missed. Perhaps the highest                                                 chow mein, deep fried eggs,           It has been rumored that          What Coach Krone was as an athletic supporter for
                                                                   compliment of all was paid to         I can't express the team's                                               next year's freshmen class         referring to was that Gary those great Ohio State teams
College. Would you care to                                                                            gratitude for the financial,             and creamed beef on toast.
comment?                                                           the fine cuisine by some of the                                             Even steak and eggs was            will not be given an op-           was not always Gary, but of the Sixties.
                                                                   visiting coaches, at the State     moral and spirtual support                                                  portunity to take on Chicano       became an All American boy       A lot of people were after
   TUCKER: We weren't                    1972 Season                                                  you have given us. Because of            provided on the day of a
                                                                   Meet (hosted by VMI), who                                                   game.                              " B r o t h e r " R a t since his  only a f t e r a difficult PitziUki's talent and it was
 behind, boy, that was                                                                                your loyalty we played
                                                                   insisted on taking their teams                                                                                 uniform and equipment have         operation. It wasn't always only a f t e r a long hard
 strategy. Besides, my men                                                                            tremendously           against              The final thing I would like
                                                                   over the W&L to eat after a                                                                                    been retired. There a r e          easy       being an awkward weekend in a downtown
 were a little uneasy playing                                                                         Davidson, William and Mary,              to say gentlemen is that we
 those queer people, if you             Go Keydets!                 few meals here, saying, "If
                                                                    we let our boys eat this fine     and showed our true form                 need to upgrade our schedule.
                                                                                                                                                                                  probably many others worthy
                                                                                                                                                                                  of his honor but they have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ten year old and hearing the Akron motel that Krone was
 know what I mean. No sir,                                                                                                                                                                                           other kids say "but he plays able to persuade young Gary
                                                                    food, they'll refuse to go back   against Maryland, Rich-                  I feel that the teams we have      chosen to remain anonymous         like a girl."
  none of them fags in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to ink the contract.
                                                                    to the slop we've been feeding     mond, and Chattanooga.                  played are not of the quality
  marines. Our men are all-                                                                              One of our most tremen-               that we should be facing. In
                                                                                                       dous leaps forward has been             view of this I have revised our
                                                                                                       our ability to sign quality              1972 schedule to include six
         SPORTS STAFF                                                  It was always a matter of
                                                                    surprise to team members
                                                                    when they ended up pa>ing
                                                                                                       football players. At present
                                                                                                       we have 25 scholarship
                                                                                                                                               Southern Conference schools
                                                                                                                                               plus       Arizona
                                                                                                                                               Oklahoma, Michigan State,
                          Editor                                                                      athletes coming here next
                                                                    for snacks, etc. on road trips,   year, all of whom have been              Toledo, North Carolina,
                      Tom Williamson                                knowing that they a r e            truthfully told of the school           Stanford, Alabama, LSU. . . "
                     Associate Editor                               perhaps the only team having      and all of whom will be proud
                       John Archer                                  to do this. But the team didn't
                         Writers                                    mind, it was worth paying in
                                                                    order to swim for VMI.
 Bill Vouell, Joe Crowe. Walt Galanty, Jim Ackley, T.j.             Thanks to the man in charge           Let y o u r local travel a-
 Wilson, Mike Dugan, Pete Ledbetter, Henry Bruno, Johnny            of fmances.                           g e n c y help w i t h all y o u r
 Morton.                                                                                                  t r i p plans. T i c k e t s here
                                                                     And finally, thanks must go          cost n o m o r e , we give
                                                                   for the understanding and              b e t t e r service and t a k e
                                                                   sympathy received from the             care of r e s e r v a t i o n s
                                                                   Administration for the un-             promptly.
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                                                                   received from the Ad-
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               Clothiers                                           rest prior to meets. Every
                                                                   fool knows that in endurance
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