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           By Paul Hassett
  Many faculty members have pointed                         VOLUME XXXII Z-825
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                                                                                                                          LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN, MAY 24, 1940
                                                                                                                                                                          ~                                             NUMBER 23
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out that in the next week the gradu-
ating seniors will be walking around
with lumps in their throats and red
                                                            Lindsey Blayney, Dean of Carlton,                                                         Eighty=Seven Seniors
eyes from which tears will trickle at
                                                            To Address Phi Beta Kappas May 25
the mention of the past. Maybe so,
maybe so. But from my own point
of view, I think I know many students
                                                              The Phi Beta Kappa Association of
                                                            the La Crosse area will hold its an-
                                                            nual spring banquet Saturday evening,
                                                                                                         ious foreign decorations. As a Lieu-
                                                                                                         tenant-Colonel of Infantry     he was
                                                                                                         sent by the American Peace Commis-
                                                                                                                                                      Are June Graduates
who are happy about graduating;
                                                            May 25, at the Hotel Linker, at 6:30         sion as chief of a military mission to
they would not care to relive those
undergraduate days for anything. It
                                                            p. m. Husbands and wives of mem-
                                                            bers are welcome fov the dinner.
                                                                                                         investigate the economic and political
                                                                                                         situation in the larger cities of cen-
                                                                                                                                                  Council Led                                 Edgar U. Doudna
has been a hard job.
   Of course we all had some fun in
                                                            Guests and interested non-members
                                                            may attend at 8:30 the lecture of
                                                                                                         tral and western Germany.
                                                                                                            He was recently a Fellow of the       By Convis                                   Is Main Speaker
                                                            Dean Lindsey Blayney of Carleton             Oberlaender Trust of Philadelphia,
college but we also had some very
mean working-days;      days, too, on
                                                            College on "Spiritual Relativity in
                                                            Education."    Admission to the lec-
                                                                                                         studying conditions in Germany. Dean
                                                                                                         Blayney graduated from Centre Col-
                                                                                                                                                  Has Good Year                               At Exercises
                                                                                                                                                            By Adeline Hanson
which we not only had to worry                              ture is 35 cents.                            lege, Ky., and did graduate work in                                                              By Paul Witzke
about    class-room    work but also                                                                     three European institutions,    taking        "The meeting will please come to          The closing of the college year
                                                              Dean Blayney has had a wide ex-
                                                                                                         his Ph. D. at Heidelberg.     He holds     order!" Behind the desk is none other     brings with it all of the activities and
where the next few meals were com-                          perience in educational, national and
                                                                                                         the LL.D. from four American insti-        than Mike Convis glaring anxiously        events associated with the graduation
ing from. We will not forget those                          international affairs. He has spent
                                                                                                         tutions, the Cross of Officer of the                                                 of the senior class. The graduating
                                                            more than 12 years in study and trav-                                                   at the assembly group to make sure
days.                                                                                                    Legion of Honor of France, is a Fel-                                                 program, this year, as usual, dom-
                                                            el in Europe, Asia and Africa. He                                                       everyone is present. This procedure
                    *           *           *       *                                                    low of the American Association for                                                  inates the activities of the closing
                                                            served in the Consular Corps of the                                                     has gone on for a whole year in that
   To be sure, some day we may spend                                                                     the Advancement of Science and the                                                   week of the school year.
                                                            U. S., and later was for 15 months                                                      venerable body, the Student Council,
                                                                                                         Royal Geographic Society of Great                                                       This year 87 graduating seniors
time in fond recollections. We will                         an Albert Kahn       Fellow,  studying                                                  who has faced the problems of the
                                                                                                         Britain. Dr. Blayney was a delegate                                                  will receive degrees or diplomas on
probably laugh, too, at most of the                         conditions in India, China and Japan,                                                   school and solved them effectively.
                                                                                                         to the 17th annual congress of FDIC                                                  Commencement Day, Thursday, June
                                                            and was in Europe at the outbreak                                                       The path followed by the Student
memories. But that is what makes                                                                         (Federation     Internationale    des
                                                            of the last war, while enroute to the                                                   Council has not been easy, but by         6. Of this number, 62 will receive
youth an illusion. Old        people do                                                                  anciens combattants), in Warsaw, Po-
                                                            orient on this Mission.                                                                 hard work and planning the old pro-       the degree of Bachelor of Science in
                                                                                                         land. He was decorated in person by
laugh at those       by-gone days    but                                                                                                            gram has been carried out and many        Education. The remainder will re-
                                                              His diplomatic service immediately         the late King Alexander of Jugosla-
youth knows that those days were                                                                                                                    valuable additions made.                  ceive 2- and 3-year diplomas for rur-
                                                            after the armistice won for him var-         via and Premier Venizelos of Greece.
not much fun. Youth has been given                                                                                                                                                            al and elementary school teaching.
                                                                                                                                                       Everyone    has several    incidents   The Commencement program is sched-
too many ideals and then forced to
                                                                                                                                                -Ii
                                                                                                                                                    stored away in memory's pages of
find his way in reality. No, thank                          "Yearbook Ready Racquet Editor                                                          that gala occasion, the homecoming,
                                                                                                                                                   last October. According to comments
                                                                                                                                                                                              uled to begin at 9:30 a. m. in the
                                                                                                                                                                                              College Auditorium.
you; we will think of those days, but
we, will also try to keep a perspective                     Early Next Week" Selection Soon                                                        from the alumni this was one of the
                                                                                                                                                   most successful homecoming events
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. William M. Laux, faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                    member in charge of the gradu-
                                                                                                                                                   ever sponsored. The parade was one               ating exercises, wishes to an-
of all the events so that the pleasant
ones will not over shadow the mean                          Editors Announce                                  Selection of the editor-in-chief
                                                                                                           for The Racquet will probably be        of the largest with all activities well          nounce    that a rehearsal for
                                                                                                                                                                                                    graduating seniors will be held
ones. But then times might change                                                                          made next Monday by the board           attended. Much work was expended
                                                               The "La Crosse," student's year-                                                    by the Council on this affair.                   in the auditorium on Wednesday,
all that, too.                                              book and chronicle of a busy year's            of control, composed of both stu-                                                        May 29, at 3:30 p. m. At that
                                                                                                           dents and faculty members. All              Obtaining money for various funds            time seats will be assigned and
   I have often wondered how I got                                              activities will be                                                 is perhaps one of the most difficult
                                                                                distributed early          applications for the editorship as                                                       the order of procession arranged.
through so many courses knowing so                                                                         well as other offices on the news-      jobs on the campus. The Council has
                                                                                next week, accord-                                                                                                  Every senior receiving a degree
little ?   (Of course, psychologists                                                                       paper were being considered dur-        secured the cooperation and aid of               or diploma at the June 6 Com-
                                                                                ing to an announce-
might tell me that I know a lot more                                                                       ing the past week.                      other organizations in obtaining $600            mencement must be present.
                                                                                ment     made late
                                                                                                              Mabel Vaughan and Phil Nord-         for the Kostelic fund. The various
than I think I do.)        But I am re-                                         yesterday a f t e r -                                                                                            Mr. Edgar G. Doudna, Secretary
                                                                                noon by Lyman              hus of the student council, Dr.         benefit performances given at school
ferring to the material in which I                                                                                                                 and around town had the Council be-        of the Board of Regents of the State
                                                                                Humphrey           and     Milford Cowley and Dr. Emerson                                                     Teachers College of Wisconsin, will
am interested.     I seemed to have                                             Donald Stulken, co-        G. Wulling of the faculty, and          hind them. The Snodgrass Memorial
                                                                                                                                                   fund now contains $800 and again one       be the commencement speaker. The
spent so much time learning odd and                         editors of the annual publication.             Paul E. Hassett, who has served
                                                                                                                                                   has to attribute much of this work to      senior class president, Howard Kel-
end material which does not appear                             "All students are advised to watch          as the editor during the past
                                                                                                                                                    the Council which made the fund one       ley, will make the presentation of
to fit anywhere and discovered that                         the Racquet office                             year, compose the board.
                                                                                                                                                    of their greatest projects.               class colors at this exercise. Seniors
I know so little about many of the                          door for more spe-                                                                                                                graduating with highest honors will
problems in which I am intensely in-                        cific    information-                                                                      It seems odd but many of the valu-     be recognized and honored by wear-
terested. Somewhere these is a flaw.                        as to the exact
                                                            time    of circula-
                                                                                                                 Golfers Win                        able students at La Crosse are kept
                                                                                                                                                    away from their books by the fact
                                                                                                                                                                                              ing honorary shoulder cords at the
   Then, too, I have discovered the ro-                                                                                                                                                       Commencement.       These cords were
mance of teaching. The seniors will                         tion," the officials                              La Crosse State golfers won           that they have to spend so much time      purchased and presented to the Col-
spread their teachings in fnany schools                     urged. Distribution                            the State Conference champion-           reading bulletin boards in the halls.
                                                                                                                                                                                              lege by the Campus Dames Society.
throughout     their    lives and their                     will be made from                              ship at Eau Claire Wednesday             This situation was becoming almost
                                                                                        D. Stulken                                                  unbearable, until the Council took a         This year's Commencement exer-
teachings will be in most cases influ-                      the Racquet office                             afternoon with 654 strokes, 30
                                                                                                                                                    hand and next year everyone will see      cise is the thirty-first to be held at
enced greatly by the teachings re-                          and athletic tickets will definitely be        lower than its closest opponent,
                                                                                                                                                    the products of their work. A new         the college. It also marks the one-
ceived in college which in turn is due                      needed.                                        Milwaukee.
                                                                                                                                                                                              hundredth anniversary      of teacher-
to the college faculty. There is B                                                                                                                I bulletin board providing a space for      training in the United States. After
certain type of immortality. It is now                                                                                                              each organization with a cover and
probably, that I realize the impor-
tance of teaching. And I hope and
pray, too, that the faculty did not
                                                               OROANIZAT 'ION HEADS                                                                 the name, will grace some wall of the
                                                                                                                                                    Teachers College. There ought to be
                                                                                                                                                    an increase in grade-points now that
                                                                                                                                                                                              the Commencement exercise is over,
                                                                                                                                                                                              a Sapphonian Chapter Luncheon will
                                                                                                                                                                                              be held at the Y. W. C. A. building
                                                                                                                                                                                              for the seniors.
make too many mistakes in guidance.
                *           *           *       *
                                                                     FOR 1940=41 S CHOOL YEAR                                                       this obstruction has been removed.
                                                                                                                                                       Almost everyone agrees that the           Baccalaureate service for the gra-
                                                                                                                                                    library conditions were intolerable       duating class will be held in the col-
   Because I am a senior writing my                            The officers who will guide the des-                   Beta Sigma Chi
                                                                                                                                                    the first semester of the past year.      lege auditorium on Sunday, June 2, at
last column, some under-graduates                           tinies of the college organizations            Pres., Lyle Hope; V. Pres., Jack                                                   2:30 p. m. Reverend G. Paul Stow-
have kidded me                                              during the year of 1940-41 have been                                                    In fact, they have improved so much
                   by asking advice.                                                                     Brown; Sec'y., Avril Farris; Treas., that                                            ell, pastor of the First Congregation-
                                                            arranged in itemized form. Some of                                                             you can whisper to your neigh-
Strange to say, there is no advice                                                                       Mark Hanna; S.C.R., James Quinn.                                                     al Church of La Crosse, will speak
which I can give. I remember a se-                          the elections have not yet been held                                                    bor and he can hear you. The master-
                                                                                                                    Alpha Delta Theta               minds got together again and thought      on this occasion. The subject of the
nior trying to give me advice when                          this year, while several other organi-          Pres., Ralph Miller; V. Pres., Bill for a long time until finally when            address    is "Bound      Without    but
I was a sophomore. But of course I                          zations will wait until the fall term        McPeek;      Sec'y.,   George    Hanna; they were almost ready to give up,           Boundless Within."
knew better; and so do you under-                           before ushering in their new officers.       Treas., Adrian Lenz; S.C.R., Adrian they saw a ray of hope. A commit-
graduates.   There is another sad                                                                                                                                                                At both Baccalaureate and Com-
                                                                     Sigma Lambda Sigma                  Lenz.                                      tee composed of faculty and students      mencement      the faculty and seniors
question to ask: Why cannot pos-                               Pres., Gladys Greiling; V. Pres.,                      Kappa Delta Pi                would do the work and they have           will appear     in academic caps and
terity profit from past generations?                        Helen Teckham; Sec'y., Betty Jane               Pres., Betty Jane Wenzel; V. Pres., functioned well, for a better attitude        gowns. Before both programs            a
It seems that you still have to touch                       Wenzel;     Treas., Katherine Welch;         Theodora Helgeson; Sec'y., Margaret prevails among the students.
the hot stove to find out why you                                                                                                                                                             procession is held on the campus, be-
                                                            Council Rep., Beverly Taarvig.               Schmidley; Treas., John Berg.                                                        ginning near the west side of the
should not touch it.                                                                                                                                   The Council feels especially proud
                                                                          Alpha Phi Pi                                    Orchesis                  of itself in sending a delegate to the    Physical Education building. The
            *           *           *           *       *
                                                               Pres., Kathryn Buresh; V. Pres.,             Pres., Jane Ruggles; Sec'y-Treas., Student Government Convention this             Euterpe Singers of the College will
   And as I have come to the end of                         Maudie Pfeifer; Sec'y., Verna Wyss;          Jean    Nettesheim; S.C.R., Dorothy year. Jerry Moriarity attended the               furnish music at both graduating ex-
my column, something should be said                                                                      Winetzki.                                                                            ercises.
                                                            Treas., Theresa Fillner; S.C.R., Doro-                                                  meeting and brought home many val-
about the Racquet. Obviously we have                                                                                  Student Council
                                                            thy Kemske.                                                                             uable suggestions which are being in-        President and      Mrs. Rexford S.
received    criticisms of blame    and                                                                      Pres., Arthur Fenske; V. Pres., corporated in the reformed consti-
praise. My only reply is that if the                                   Lambda Sigma Chi                                                                                                       Mitchell are having a reception at
                                                                                                         James Quinn; Sec'y., Beverly Taar- tution.                                           their home for the graduating seniors
material was printable I have always                           Pres. Betty Lutiger; V. Pres., Marg       vig; Treas., James Zernecke.
printed it. Remember that it is your                        Hughes; Sec'y., Janice de Ranitz;                                                          A bouquet of flowers ought to go to    on Wednesday evening, June 5. Par-
                                                                                                                       Science Club                 Mike Convis and the Student Council       ents of the graduating seniors and
college paper; the students working                         Treas., Mona Mertes.
                                                                                                            Pres., Avril Farris; V. Pres., Luther for a successful year with many             the college faculty members are also
on it are neither better nor worse                                     Phi Kappa Epsilon                 Paulson; Sec'y., John Berg; Treas., accomplishments.
than the rest of the college. I will                                                                                                                                                          to be present.
                                                               Pres. Lawrence Butenhoff; V. Pres.,       Mae Hillard; S.C.R., Glenn Thomas.
say this-that the students writing                          Phil Nordhus; Sec'y., Ned Wulk;
the columns have more courage and                                                                                         L Club
initiative that the students who con-
tinually criticize verbally, but never
                                                            Treas., Jack Belden;
                                                            Nordhus.
                                                                               MIAA
                                                                                       S.C.R., Phil         (Officers to be elected in Sep-
                                                                                                         tember.)
                                                                                                                       Newman Club
                                                                                                                                                   College Hostelers Take
do anything about it. Remember,-
ANYBODY can write for this paper.
             *              *           *       *       *
                                                               Pres., Art Wegner; V.Pres., None;
                                                            Sec'y., Charles Nader; Treas., Cles-
                                                            son Cook; S.C.R., to be appointed.
                                                                                                            Pres., Robert Strzelczyk; V. Pres.,
                                                                                                         Betty Skemp; Sec'y., Wanda Water-
                                                                                                         street; Treas., James Quinn.
                                                                                                                                                   To The Open Roads
   To me as editor this has been an in-                                                                               Delta Psi Kappa                  When the hostelers take to the road,   stories about Indians, ti,e Mississippi
teresting experiment. I have learned                                      Silver Masque
                                                                                                            (To be announced May 26.)               that is a sure sign of spring. And so     River, and Buffalo Bill.
much of human nature. For example,                             Pres., Ottmer Schlaak; V. Pres.,
                                                                                                                                                    it must be spring--                          These five hostelers climbed the hill
I remember     some well intentioned                        James Zernecke; Sec'y., Mildred Wat-                            Band
                                                                                                                                                                                              overlooking the river and there they
students criticizing the "humor" col-                       ers; Treas., Phil Nordhus; S.C.R.,              Pres., Arlie Haugh; V. Pres., Jacob        One of the recent week-ends found      ate their supper. Breakfast was also
umn because continuously the same                           James Zernecke.                              Bach; Sec'y-Treas., Gordon Haddock. five girls from college busily pedaling
                                                                                                                                                                                              to be eaten out, but when morning
names were mentioned, and, mind                                    Secondary Education Club                                 WRA                     towards Stoddard and, incidently, ar-     came, rain kept them inside. In fact,
you, these same students later criti-                          (Officers to be selected at mid-             Pres., Mary Dillon; V. Pres., Mary riving there.         They were Charlotte      rain accompanied them all the way
cized the same column       because it                      semester.)                                   O'Brien;     Sec'y.,  Marion     Wright; Carey, Katie Welsh, Dorthey Meyer,          home.    But experiences like wolves
contained so many students which                                        Elementary Club                  Treas., Arvilla Schroeder;        S.C.R., Billy Logeman, and Peg Bull.               and weather, climbing and cooking,
"nobody" knew! These are lessons                               Pres., Ingrid Ann Carlsson; V.            Maxine Gunderson.                             No hostel trips to Stoddard would      pedaling and paddling, all make a
that you cannot learn in text books.                        Pres., Betty Skemp; Sec'y., Jean Ax-                 Physical Education Club            be complete without at least a men-       happy hosteler.
   Therefore, I, with all my human                          tell; Treas., Joyce Barnes.                     Pres., Charles Nader; V. Pres., Al- tion of Old Dad White. He is one of              There seems to be two-girls around
errors, bid good-bye to you with all                                     Chi Lambda Chi                  ex MacNiven; Sec'y., Dorothy Win- the fathers of the hostels and really              school (juniors, too) who did not seem
yours, and of course we will all meet                          (Officers to be elected in Sep-           etzki; Treas., Leota Kenzie; S.C.R., is a most interesting houseparent. He           to know that riding bikes two abreast
again some where.                       tember.)                                                         Dinnie Jensen.                             is 86 years old and is just full of       is prohibited. At least they know now.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                           Friday, May 24, 1940




                                                                                                              Campus
Editor Finds Last DT Column                                                                       * Personality                                Lamb, Rudolph Quit Under Fire,
In Wastebasket; Space Filler                                                                       * Parade
                                                                                                         By Sniff N. Snoop.
                                                                                                                                               Abscond With Swag; Deny All
OUR PROGRAM FOR A                               method that GEORGIA MOTT ;              and
                                                                                                Mary Lou Edwards -                   Junior                               By Josephus Skaffus
GREATER T. C.                                   LOIS VICK have for coping with nlOS- Special -
     More adequate necking facilities to talgia ..
                                                                                                             graduate of Central. Is                Terminating their too long association with this periodical,
                                                                 Bet seveal psychol ogy steadily accompanied by Tom Kelly -
relieve the congestion on the audi-talgia . . . Bet several psycho                                                                             John Lamb and Will Rudolph, co-authors of an alleged humor
                                                                                             is a member of Orchesis -             is very
torium balcony . . . Paper mache' professors around these parts wo uld good at horseback riding-                                  likes to     column in the Racquet, quit under fire last night.
moon to hang in the library at night like to hear about your system g;als play tennis.                                                             The announcement came with all the suddenness of a Nazi
   .                                               .                                                             Has received several
           Smiling masks for the librarians • • but we still prefer North IDa- awards at popularity contests - was
                            in the Dean's of- kota jackrabbits to that awful No )rth
                                                                                                                                               blitzkrieg, school authorities pointed out, for only last week both
.          Slot machines
fice . . . Post all exam questions and Dakota champagne . . . Ugh!
                                                                                             the College's candidate for the Na-               Lamb and Rudolph drew their salary checks in advance for the
                                                                                             tional Skating Meet queen. Favorite               summer months. "They will be prosecuted to the full extent of
answers six weeks prior to exams . . .                            * * * *                    song is "Stardust" -          likes to talk
Import many, many yoooomph girls A SECRET LOVE                                               nonsense - is very cute - popular -
                                                                                                                                               the law," President Rexford Mitchell announced astutely early
Deport some would-be glamour boys                     . . . Hath DON (I'm no lady )                                                            this morning.
                                                   STULKEN, and boy! is he simpl, y          dislikes cocoanut and combinations of
.           Begin a new class in realistic                                                   high heels and slacks. Is undecided                                                           Vehemently denying charges
forced        laughs . . . Synthetic stick-on-     ga ga about the whole thing
                                                                                        i-   about her future.                                                                           brought against them, Lamb and
quick hair for application            to the
chests of male "Specials" . . . A book,
                                                   Watch him sometime in the li
                                                   brary     when he vaguely stare'
                                                                                                Thomas J. Kelly - Senior Phy-Ed
                                                                                                                                                  'Rats' Unmasked                        Rudolph vociferously charged
"How to resist the advances of ardent              and stares at the charm that i s                                                                                                      "dirty politics" as the sole rea-
adolescents," for the Secondary Eds                your ex-Gal of the Week, MA 1-            from Liberty, Noo Yawk. A very good
                                                                                                                                                                                         son for their sudden and un-
 . . . A three credit course on the in-            BEL VAUGHN.          Mabel doesn' 't athlete - goes steady with Mary Lou                                                              expected action. "We can't stand any
tricacies of three cornered pants for              know about this ardent admiraI-           Edwards. Shore 'n
                                                                                             he's Irish-a       good                                                                     more oppression," both men chorused
the Primary students ...          A big, thick     tion as yet, but maybe this little                                                                                                    in a sultry soprano when accosted by
volume for the Phy Eds on "How not                 bit will fix things up-huh? . .           looking feller.       Is
                                                                                             one of the best                                                                             your correspondent.       "And besides,
to look like a Phy Ed" . . . Several               Hope you two love birds are ver y                                                                                                     we are sooooo tired," sighed the two
cases of soft soap for the regents . . .           happy . . . Oh you kids!                  dances at La Crosse               ,    ..
                                                                                             State -        favorite                                                                     undoubtedly bored with the pro-
A roaring "hot-foot" for Governor                                 * * * *                                                                                                                ceedings.
Heil.                                           A LOT OF THANKS                              pastime at the Ed-
                                                                                                               is to                                                                        Trailing the culprits to a local Cok-
                     * * * *                       For any measure of success at all wards home lace-                        T. Kelly
                                                                                                   a pretty                                                                              ery where the two met Mike Convis
STONE HOUSE STOMP?                              that this department has had is due don                                              dishes                                              for some bourbon baritoning, your
          BOB FAAS, who has been                to a countless horde of "underco        ver decorated apron and wipe the
                                                                                         us. of which he
                                                                                                             breaks but few. Is popu-                                                    persistent correspondent garnered the
     "keeping his nose clean" most of           men" who worked right along with
                                                                                             lar with all -         a likable gent -                                                     following exclusive statements:
     the year, with difficulties, was in        We couldn't begin to name 'em all,
                                                                                             doesn't allow headlines to increase his                                                           "It's a lie!    A dirty lie!"
     an unusual predicament lately.             but the mention of a few naines
                                                                                                     Is quoted as saying, "Give me                                                           growled Lamb when your re-
     When came the time to leave the            would certainly not be out of orcier. ego.
                                                                                                         or give me Mary Lou."                                                               porter intimated that some of
     sacred premises of an almost lo-           So thanks to all our Gals and Men of Liberty,
     cal Cokery, he was faced with              the Week, and to Dapper Dick R Zos-                                                                                                         Double Trouble's statements have
     the necessity of walking ho~me             siter, Joe Skaff, Jack Pappas, P 'aul                                                                                                       not been wholly true. In a dif-
     several too gay acquaintances, a           Bangsberg, Jean Larson, Kay Jo hn-                   Lipovetz Returns                                                                       ferent vein, and, with a gleam in
                                                                                                                                                                                            his eye, he added, "Anyway, we
     mere matter of a five mile jaunt.          son, Marge Keeler and Janie Els tad
                                                (for nothing at all), Don Stulken, Joe          Ferd Lipovetz, after an absence of                                                          have an offer to go to work for
     "What a hoof," says Bob, "And                                                                                                 has re-
     what a night!" (No, Bob, we                Skaff, Haakon Bach, Ailsa Robins son, two weeks because of illness,                                                                         Dr. Paul Goebbels and, hang it
                                                                                                                             duties once
     won't say anything here about              Roald Forseth, Dale Waterman, IEd- turned to his teaching                                                                                   all, we're going to accept."
                                                                                                                                  and tal-
     another night when a certain fel-          die Marcou, Prexy Mitchell, Doc W ull- more. The swimming coach                                             JOHN LAMB
                                                                                                                                                                                               "We wuz robbed !" shouted
     low in uniform was forcibly                ing and Joe Skaff.                           ented bowler has recuperated suffi-                                                            Rudolph, fairly drooling hate,
                                                                  * * * *                    cently much to the delight of the                                                              when asked for his viewpoint of
     struck by another certain fellow.
     That's another story, isn't it?)                                                        faculty members and the student                                                                the situation. "Besides, it was
                                                IT'S BEEN FUN                                          The Racquet sports depart-
                     * * * *                          . . . This batting out a "col I-       body.                                                                                          a thankless job, at best." he con-
                                                                                             ment turns with his other friends in                                                           tinued, while landing a decisive
PICKED UP AT THE PICNIC                            yum" each week for the pas It             welcoming "Lip" back to school and                                                             blow on your scribe's midriff,
     Quite a good portion of the student           nine or ten months, and now thait we hope he has a long and healthy                                                                      thus ending the interview.
body enjoyed the annual picnic               at    it's practically all over it is wit] h
                                                                                             stay.                                                                                          No successors have been appointed
Pettibone park. To the stirring tunes              some regret that we compos e                                                                                                                                             It is
                                                   this, our SWAN SONG.             Bul t,                                                                                               to fill the Troubler's shoes.
of the college band, cowering at one                                                                                                                                                     understood that all names, titles, and
time under Mr. Annett's baton, and,                there's no use "crying in the                Teacher: Which travels faster, heat
                                                   beer" as the old saying goes an,d         or cold ?                                                                                   facts used by Lamb and Rudolph are
at another time under the "misdirec-
                                                   we know you wouldn't want us t o             Freshman: Heat.                                                                          highly protected by copyright, so, ob-
tion" of JOHN COLE, the college lads
                                                   do that. Suffice to say, ther 1,             Teacher: Why do you say that?                                                            viously, it is imperative that they be
and lassies frolicked like three-year-                                                          Freshman: Because you can catch                                                          retained.    There seems to be little
olds. President Mitchell proved him-               that we're grateful for the man y
                                                   new friends we gained during ou r         cold.                                                                                       hope of reconciliation at this writing.
self to be a ball player deluxe and a
                                                   all too brief sojourn at La Cross e                                                                                                   However, when wheedled by school of-
 "regular fellow" . . . JULIE MEN-
                                                   State; if we've made any ene                 Senior: Fore! (pause) Fore!                                                              ficials, both lads implied that if a
 HARDT was trailed by many admir-
                                                   mies, we're sorry, and if we'v e             Sophomore: Try 3.98-maybe she's                                                          bevy of the right type of female
ers . . . LYMAN HUMPHREY was
                                                   hurt any feelings, kindly accep >t        a bargain hunter.                                            WILL RUDOLPH                   people approached them in the correct
caught filching a third helping of the
                                                   our humblest apologies. We sinI-                                                                                                      manner, feelings of sentiment might
repast devine-(the product of the ef-
                                                   cerely trust that everythng we'v e                                                                                                    entice them to return to the Racquet
forts of Mr. Reuter and right hand
man, Mr. Miller was even tastier than
 advance notices implied) . . . CLEO
                                                   printed in the past year was tak
                                                   en in the spirit in which it wa s          Mike Convis Bids Farewell                                                                  staff. We can only hope.

 HURD and HELEN FOLEY seemed
 to be well attended to . . . BILL
 MUENSTER was a so-so ball player UNDER THE HEADING
                                                   written . . . that of fun.
                                                                  * *  * *
                                                                                              With A 'Lump' In His Throat                                                                l'le RItacluet
 albng with half of the Trouble staff              . . . Of unfinished business, coi nes                                                                                                 Published Weekly During the School
      . . . All in all, a good time was had the feeble (very) attempt of plac ing                          By Mike Convis                      should develop into something of a        Year by the Students of the La Crosse
 by all, and, as JERRY MORIARITY TOM KELLY on the Chicago T]rib-                                And here we go . . . turning the               worthwhile nature. I hope that they       State Teachers College, La Crosse,
 craftily said: "The park is made to une's all-star team early this f *all. crank for the last time. So inclusion                              continue the George M. Snodgrass                        Wisconsin
 order for extra curricular 'activities.' " We think the time is just about i ipe let's take a four year look and see                          Scholarship Fund to completion with
                     * * * *                    to really get such a campaign un der what a senior feels like when he is                       the proceeds of this fall's Homecom-
 MAN OF THE WEEK                                                                                                                               ing. President Art Fenske is a very         Entered as second-class matter Oc-
                                                way. . . so what about it you pu bli- about to leave school.                                                                             tober 2, 1919, at the postoffice at
          BOB McDONALD has an ad-               cists and sports writers, let's see sc>me       In the first place, I should com-              capable man and his assistants are
                                                                                                                                                                                         La Crosse, Wisconsin, under the Act
     mirer, and for that reason, and            action. River Falls placed a man on ment about Don Stulken.                       I won't      tops.   With Jim Quinn as chairman,
                                                                                                                                                                                         of Congress, March 3, 1879.
     because she isn't a cute young             the squad last year, and we can do have another chance to write back                           Homecoming will be better than ever.
     thing, but rather an elderly wo-           as well . . . or at least we can try.        concerning what he has said about                    FACULTY . . . guess that I've had                                                   1940
                                                                  * * * *                                                                                                                  1939                  Member
     man, we're naming this CASA-                                                            me. However, it is time that he got               more than my share         of arguments
     NOVA of the COURTS as your                 GAL OF THE WEEK                              a good subject for his column. The                with them. I find that those with              ssocioted CoUllebi                e Press
     last BMOC of the year. The other                  ...  Is JANE BARTLET! Firsit          rest of this column is just a hit or              whom I've had the worst battles have
     eve while he was studying at the              of all because we think she iis miss bit of feeling on certain topics                       been the best to me. There are ex-                     Subscription:
     downtown library (yes, actually)              destined to go places as a T. (           about things in general.                          ceptions. But try battling with Trow-          75c a semester; $1.50 a year.
     the librarian, spotting him, ex-              beauty, and, secondly, because o)f           ATHLETICS . . . on -the up-grade               bridge, Wittich, Walters, Skaar, and
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     claimed in a passionate over-tone             her recent witticism         directe d    here. Mr. Miller summed it up when                some others. And now all of us get
           .. "My oh My!       Look at the         MIKE CONVIS' way. Remembe                 he said that we do not like to make               along swell.      Some of us still dis-      NationalAdvertisingService, Inc.
     PRETTY BOY over there . . "                   the barrage that the campus corn     I-   athletics a business. As far as pos-              agree but that is OK.                              College Publishers Representaive
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                                                   mentator hurled at a few of th e          sible the element of winning has been                                                          CHICAGO - BOSTON .   LOS ANGELES - SAN FRANCISCO
                     * * * *                       freshman gals a few weeks ago             eliminated from the requirements for              that they don't have the courage of
 TRIVIAL TRASH                                     Well, soon after that appearec            a letter. Our coaching staff is one               their convictions and thus are prac-
                                                                                             of the best in the state.                         tically non-entities. They never get to                           Staff
     Did you know that many northside              Janie approached Mike with a
                                                   nebulous nudge and said, "Yo u               COOPERATION. .. on the increase.               know the faculty. We've had the           Editor-in-Chief..................Paul Hassett
 folks think CHARLEY (Bowl 'em
 over) BEGUN and Alice Thomas-                     didn't mean me Mike . ..          di d    Just take a look at the cafeteria.                most fun over to Glover's. . . . Tea      News Editor..................Jerry Moriarity
 gaard are actually married?              How      you?      All Mike could say wa, s, Those girls certainly deserve a great                   at Miss Trowbridge's; also a couple       Feature Editor----..--..--.............John Lamb
 about coming clean kids? . . . Brew-              "Huh . . . Uh."      (Better watc h       deal of praise for their work.                    of swell meals which were set up in       Sports Editor........................Roy Weiner
 ery work may be all right in its place,           out Marge, or Janie will steaal              STUDENT COUNCIL ...                 ground     grand style. She even furnishes ice       Copy Editor....................Clara Kroll
 but we think that Barbara would be                your thunder.)                            work well laid.          In the future       it   cream during finals . . . We'll all re-   Exchange Editor.........Ralph Cullmann
 interested in what goes on during                                                                                                             member her.       Also good discussions   Business Manager-............Dave Hyland
 MASHER MAHONEY'S (the Rowdy                                                                                                                   at Walter's.                              Feature Writers, Willy Rudolph, Mike
 Dowd of 22nd street) lunch hour!                                                                                                                 There are a group of swell members            Convis, Donald Stulken, Edward
 Did you tell your sweetie-pie about                                                                                                           but most of the students are afraid              Marcou, Philip Nordhus, Janet
 those two women who meet you every
 eve at 8:30, Neil? . . . And about that
                                                                                         ,ln jeaeaI                                            to make their acquaintances . . . .
                                                                                                                                               Well, that is OK, as it is their money.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Bowe.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Reporters, Adeline Hanson, Virginia
 other cutie who calls you up every                                                                                                            The only thing college can give you              Heiberg,       Pat Brody,            Ailsa
 eve sharply at midnight! . . . Mean-                                                                                                          that books don't is the contact with             Robinson, Dave Hyland, Jean
 while, WOLFING WALLIE with a                                   .                                                                              faculty members and a little lab work.           Larson, Dorothy Kemske, Vir-
  ROSE in his hair, is more than in-                                                                                                              SENIOR CLASS . . . rather poor                ginia Freisinger, Monica Mor-
 terested in Mr. Mahoney's old flame,                                                                                                          this year. Perhaps some of it was                ris, Fay Gallagher, Julia Men-
 BETTY BERNATZ . . . Also the good                                                                                                             my fault. However, I tried to elect              hardt, Paul Witzke, Mildred
 SUGAR BUSH gets week kneed as *                                                        IILL UPOLPW..JOWN LAMS                                 a good man.                                      Blager, Jerry Wollan, Jean
 the devil when NAUGHTY MAUDIE                                                                                                                    The presidency of the class is an             Holicky, Mary Gautsch.
 PFEIFER is around. He's too bash-                                                                                                             honor and should be held by an hon-       Typists, Ruth Runnestrand, Jason
 ful to do anything about this right                                     DT'S FORMI ER COLUMN HEAD                                             orable person. I think sometimes we               Nickol.
 now, but says "Watch my smoke this                                                                                                            don't get such a character.               Advisors......... Dr. Emerson G. Wulling
  summer" . . . We like the unusual                                                                                                                       (Continued on Page 3)                            Dr. Milford C. Cowley
            May 24, 1940
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           «k Insurance                       Commentator Foggbraine                                                                         Don Stulken                                           SGym             Shorts
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Jaunty Janet
                                              Reviews News Of The Year                                                                       Goes "Bugs"                                           By Dorothy Kemske
                                                                                                                                                                                            At the last meeting of the school
                                                                                                                                                                                          year, WRA elected its 1940-41 offi-
                                                      By Professor Foggbraine           and to wipe their hands on their shirt                           By Don Stulken                   cers. Mary Dillon will head the asso-
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             By Janet Bowe                                                              fronts.                                                 My chief reason for writing the           ciation next year, with Mary O'Brien
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   FLUNK INSURANCE would be a                 I decided to review some of the out-         February 9-S chmiedlin          and       i       first part of this column was to see         as vice-president. Marion Wright will
wonderful thing.                              standing news stories that have ap-       Schmidley introduced the fad among                   if I could imitate Arthur "Bugs" Baer,       take over Peg Oliver's duties of sec-
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                                              peared in the Racquet this year. And      the phy-ed girls that spread like wild               famed for his caustic comments. I            retary, while Audrey Schumacher
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   With the academic accidents taking                                                                                                        do not mean to imply, nor do I want          will turn over the treasurer's books
                                              so last night I went through the          fire,-collecting autographs on plas-
their inevitable toll, and with hun-          Racquet files and chose the following     ter casts.                                           you to infer, that any of the innu-          to Arvilla Schrader.
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areds of students taking enforced va-         list of events as truly outstanding.         February 15-The cast of "Allison's                endoes or insults have a grain of
cation at mid-semester and semester           Do you remember them?                                                                          truth in them. If they did have, I             Well, baseball is over for another
                                                                                        Lad" heard a rumor that there was
                                                                                                                                             would be the last person to print            year, and we can thank Lois William-
an all-coverage flunk protection would           October 23--President Mitchell and     still one man in La Crosse who had
                                                                                                                                                                                          son for a smoothly-run tournament, in
                                                                                        not seen their production. They track-               them.    I happened to choose Mike
be a milestone in campus progress.            the Phi Kappas discussed college                                                                                                            spite of the weather difficulties.
                                                                                                                                             Convis for subject because he has a
   You may not know it, but classes           problems at a frat meeting. The next      ed him down and presented it for him
                                                                                                                                             sense of humor and will be able to
                                              day the college was happy to hear         in the back hallway of his shack down                                                               This idea of having uniforms that
have been organized to put glamour                                                                                                           laugh along with you other readers-
                                              that no momentous decision was            on the river-front.      The gentleman                                                            really are uniforms is not a bad idea
into the quiz paper that has been re-                                                                                                        that is, if you laugh! Remember, this
                                              reached, and that no drastic change       had no comment to make on the per-                                                                at all. Of course it will mean that
                                                                                                                                             is purely burlesque-please accept it
turned with a 50 on it. You can take          was to be made in conducting the          formance; the next day he got drunk.                                                              some of you may have to go out of
                                                                                                                                             as such.
lecture pills on how to boost geogra-         life of the college.                         March 1.     Mike Convis threw the                                                             your way at first, but won't the re-
                                                 October 30-Miss Dyson presented        campus into an uproar and almost                               Lugography of a Lug
phy marks. Authorities will tell you                                                                                                            Mike is the son of a clergyman,           sults be worth it?     The committee
                                              to the Biology Department a fine          brought     the   institution crashing                                                            met last Wednesday with the Moore
how the nurse ailing grades back to                                            (Order                                                        but the poor fellow does all he can
                                              specimen of Walking Stick.                about his head. He learned that it           7

                                                                                                                                                                                          Company representative to see if we
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health. La Crosse State has no flunk          name: Phasmidae; speciaes: Diapher-       may be all right to call a spade a                   to erase that handicap.
                                                                                                                                                Too bad Will Rogers isn't living.         can get the kind of suits that most
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insurance, (unless some A.P. senior           omera femorata.) The following eve-       spade, but that it is definitely not all                                                          of us want.
decides upon it after graduation).                                                                                                           His daily letter would start with "All
                                              ning the Science Club gave a recep-       right to call a Phy-Ed a Phy-Ed.
CURE FOR MENTAL MUGGINESS                                                                                                                    I know is what I read in Convis' col-
                                              tion for the little fellow, with music       March 21-Ailsa Robinson made                                                                         The tennis tournaments are enter-
                                              being furnished by Danny Kalus and                                                             umn."
      Until some crack-pot graduate                                                     the startling public announcement                                                                     ing the semi-finals and it looks as if
                                              his Orchestra.                                                                                    If we threw away the letter "I"
  salesman comes along we would                                                         that she did not have infantile pa-                                                                   the finals can be played before
                                                                                                                                             from our language, Mike would go
  like to suggest a few sensible                 November 3-A "Disgusted Fresh-         ralysis.                                                                                              June 3; that is, if you want a chance
                                                                                                                                             with it. Not a bad idea, huh?
  comments and cures for brain fog            man" soared into the headlines with          April 8-Miss Mary Jane Elstad re-                                                                  to congratulate the winner.
  and mental mugginess.                                                                                                                         What this country needs is fewer
                                              the announcement that he was "dis-        viewed "Miss Lulu Bett" for the regu-                five-cent Convises.
     One. The tag for the secret of           illusioned over college, studies, sen-    lar Monday night meeting of the Al-                      Personal to M. C.: Confidence and          Thera are a few Secondaries who
   academic success is concentra-             iors."    Several incendiary remarks      pha Phi Pi Literary Society. After-                  speaking ability do not always signify       we think have missed their calling-
  tion.    If you don't remember              made by this fiery young radical          wards the girls went over to Streich-                a good mind and you do have con-             for instance, did you ever see Elaine
   what you have just read when               (such as "Wake up and live," and          er's for cokes and cigarettes.      The              fidence and speaking ability.                Ballsrud pitch?
   •ou get through, remove the                "Let's make La Crosse live again,")       faculty accepted the situation with                     If you took all the Main Street
   seart throb's picture from your            were the basis for the Protect Our        stoic calm.                                          girls in the world, he could call them              And as this is our last time to give
  desk.    Finish the bologna sand-           Apathy League's action against him.                                                            all by their first names.                        out bouquets, we give our last to Lu-
  wich in your hand. Snap off the             The League failed to oust him from                                                                Mike either discusses or cusses.              cille Jacobson for her work with
   radio.                                     College, but it did succeed in quelling    More From Mike Convis                                  When Mike feels a few curses                  WRA.
      Two. Don't wait for the mood            the "Let's Make La Crosse Live                        (Continued from Page 2)                  coming on, he doesn't inhibit himself.
  to concentrate.    Arange a defi-           Again" Movement.                              However, to eliminate this trouble,              He just lets go, thinking, "You get
   nite schedule.                                November 10-Student government         I suggest the following: Have an ex-                 out of my mouth, water."                       Look Alikes:-    Ted Jefferson and
                                              was tried out in the library.             ecutive council of four members. One                    Now that he's being graduated (and        Nelson Eddy, Riley Walling and Rob-
      Three. Keep one ear on the                                                                                                                                                          ert Benchley, Joyce Tofson and Hedy
   lecture. You are liable to over-              November 11-A family of spar-          will come from each department                       "being graduated" is the right ex-
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                                                                                        They can take turns presiding and                    pression) all the drinking places on         Lamarr, Jim Zernecke and Basil
   hear things that are worth know-           rows living outside the library win-                                                   l




                                                                                        can handle the funds. Then the ele-                  French Island are going bankrupt.            Rathbone, Don Shallock and Rudy
    ing.                                      dows vacated their apartments. In a
                                              lengthy interview, Mr. Sparrow point-     mentaries get to the top and not have                    Mike is kind hearted. He washes          Vallee, Candace Stephenson and Joan
     Four. Make a conscientious                                                         to do it the way that they did this                                                               Bennett, Mike Addis     and Charles
  effort to increase your vocabu-             ed out that his wife was subject to                                                            and dries dishes for his mother on
                                                                                        year. Let's just say that they made                  Mother's Day. But she does both of           Boyer, Mr. Emerson Wulling and the
  lary. Use the dictionary. One               nervous break-downs, and he feared
                                                                                        a slight error in ethics.                            the jobs on the day before.                  Duke of Windsor, Don Leverenz and
  T. C. chap covers the walls of his          the result of such extremely noisy
                                              conditions as existed at present with-        TEACHER'S AGENCIES . ...            A                Mike's ideas would     draw   more       Spencer Tracy, Paul Hassett       and
  bedroom with words and their                                                          damn racket. I do mean just that.                                                                 Henry Fonda, Jane Bartlett and Jan
  definitions.                                in the library walls. The librarians                                                           readers than Bertrand Russell's, if
                                              noted the evacuation with alarm.          It is a crime that some of us are                    only he could write.                         de Ranitz, Mr. E. L. Walters and Jack
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HOPES DO SOMMERSAULT                                                                    forced to join them. However, we all                    After going with girls for the            Holt.
                                                 December 15--The Racquet flashed       want a start up the ladder and they                                                                   a
  But suppose when final exams draw           these screaming headlines: "Thanks-
                                                                                                                                     ,
                                                                                                                                             greater share of his life, Mike has
near your hopes for passing the                                                         provide one of the means.                            found that ignorance is either bliss                 LUNDE DRESS SHOP
                                              giving Next Year Will Merit Only
course do a double sommersault and a                                                        I am indicting colleges of this type             or affected!                                                316 South Fourth Street
                                              One Day Off." Members of the Stu-         as examples of failures . . . if they
crib sheet looms as your only solution.       dent Council stated emphatically that                                                             Once, on a date, Mike and the girl-                        Opposite Market Square
In this the fairer sex are to the ad-                                                   had any common sense we would not                    friend read the Bible all in one sit-
                                              they would take the matter up at                                           And I am                                                                 Ladies' Silk and Cotton Frocks in sizes
vantage. For as you know, a boy can                                                     have to join agencies.                               ting. Now he's an authority on it.
                                              their next regular meeting; members       not just saying this because I don't                                                                      14-52 and priced at $1.95 to $10.98. Also
be asked to pull his sweater down             of the student body in general went                                                               Mike wants his women both ingen-
but a girl with notes under the top                                                     have a job.                                                                                               lingerie and Mojud hosiery. Join our
                                              on drinking cokes and smoking cig-                                                             ious and generous.                                   hosiery club.
of her stocking would hardly be asked                                                       All those jobs are going to open up              -
                                              arettes with an almost fatalistic                                                      i
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to . . .As one of our T.C. coeds said,                                                  whether there are agencies or not. So        i
                                                                                                                                                                                      i
                                              concentration.
"This method never fails. Even if
the professor does catch on, he can't
ask me to rise and lift my skirts."
                                                 January 12-Standing in a drizzl-
                                              ing rain, the faculty and student body
                                                                                        why have the agencies? It doesn't
                                                                                        take a hell of a lot of feathers to set
                                                                                        up a placement bureau. Some people
                                                                                                                                                   Baker's Dairy                                   GRADUATION SHOES
                                              received in apathetic silence Dr. Tol-    in education just draw a pay check                                                                           CAMPUS SHOES
                                              and's stirring announcement that the      and ask you not to criticize them for
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        All at lower prices
ianske Paces                                  Drama Department's next play, "Val-
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                                                                                        it.
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                                              such words as "god-dam."
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                                              sion, the state legislature decided to
Seventh Win                                   carry out the unprecedented act of
                                              slashing paper-towel appropriations
                                                                                          Frosted Foods,Fancy Groceries
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                      tW ------                a--ou                                                         inonans To Cop                                spring. But I am going to join with                          Up until date of publication the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      golf and tennis teams are the
                                       By Ed. Marcou                                                                                                       the readers in rejoicing. There will                       only spring athletic outfits to be
   Semi-final play has been reached in         held, 50 to 45, and Herman Olson                                  The La Crosse State track team            be no more running all over the cam-                       undefeated.
the MIAA horseshoe tourney. In the             eliminated Ned Wulk, 50-36 in other continued its unbroken string of de-                                    pus and the buildings looking for one                                         *    *        *   *   *       *

championship match to be held next             quarter-final engagements,                                    feats by placing fourth at an invita-         of the coaches in order to get an in-                 The baseball nine is headed f                                   ae
week the winner of the Nader-Cheno-               Play in the intramural softball loop tional meet at Luther College. The                                  terview, no more trying      to cover              conference championship. We                                         a
weth encounter will meet the winner            of the past week saw BEX and Ren-                                                                           three week's sports in one issue on                championship football team, u                                     ;h
of the Loushine-Olson match. Nader             nebohm Apartments stage a neck- hosts copped first to lead the field.                                       one page half filled with ads, no more             rated cage crew, and now                                          ry
reached the semi-finals by topping             and-neck battle for first place. After For the Indians Bud Hughes and Gor-                                  trying   to compliment an athletic                 promising diamond clan.      The                                 ,ym
"Red" Klugow, 50-19.         In second         the fireworks of last Monday night don Walker tied for first in the high                                    team when it should be criticized, and             team, Class C, was the champ                                     The
round competition Charlie upset the            the two clubs remained deadlocked for jump, Hughes won second place in                                      most of all, no more gracefully ac-                Northwest meet. Have we goi                                      ood
fall horseshoe titlist Avril Farris, 50-       the top rung with five wins against the shot, Walker was first in the high                                  cepting the reverse-english compli-                coaches or good athletes or botl                                 Far
24. Chenoweth barely qualified for             one defeat apiece.             Ozzie's Midnight hurdles, Ernie Mueckler second and                          ments from grandstand managers and                 be it from me to commit mys
semi-final play as he edged out                Riders previously tied for first place, Dave Mayo fourth in the lows, John                                  quarterbacks about my write-ups.                                          *        *        *   *   *           *
Steiner Olsen, 50-49.                          dropped to the runner-up spot last Birchall and Dean Sword tied for                                                    *S       *   *    *   *
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Intelligentsia  Sportoscopia -
  Bill Loushine defeated Arnie Wil-            week. They boast four victories and third in the high jump, Bob Carey                                            The members of the golf team                          Plate - That which you slide in
                                               two losses. Following are the stand- took third in the broad jump, Ted                                        got quite a bang out of being ac-                        to on a baseball field and "i e
                                               ings in the MIAA softball loop in- Wheelock third in the mile, Clesson                                        quainted with the nickname "Ot-                          up to at the table.
Wilhelm,Nerby on                               eluding the games played last Mon- Cook second in the javelin, and Jerry
                                               day night:                                                    Mueller third in the 100 yard dash.
                                                                                                                                                             to" For Gale Weiss, freshman
                                                                                                                                                             star for the linksmen.      They
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                So for this year a sporty thirty as
Mound As Indians                               Team
                                               BEX
                                                                                                       W   L
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                                                                                                                 Following this classic the Indians
                                                                          ---------------------- competed in a triangular meet at Lu-
                                                                                                                                                             thought it was something new,
                                                                                                                                                             but the joke was on them be-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              usual.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a
                                               Rennebohm's Apart.                                       5  1 ther with Luther and St. Olaf's. The            cause Weiss has been called Otto             I,




Cop Three In Row                               Ozzie's Riders .....--------------......................2 Saints walked away with an 83 point
                                                                                                       4                                                     for so long that once in a while                         Kelly Our Man F- r
                                               OKE           -----------.................................. 2 total and first place, Luther placed
                                                                                                       2                                                     he has to ask his mama what his
   The Indians added another feather Guenther House .......................... 1                           3 second with a 47 point rating, and              real first name is.                                      All-Star Position
                       to their         head- Tappa Kegs          -----....-------.......--... La Croses brought up the rear with
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                       dress as they down- Eagles ........................----------------.......          4 Indians withBud Hughes again led the
                                                                                                             32 points.     a first in the shot, a first     Probably the most outstanding
                                                                                                                                                                                                          IL-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         When the voting for the
                       ed the Eau Claire                                                                                                                   athlete of the past year was Tom                           lege All Star Football team
                                                  Leading-pitchers:                                          in the high jump, and a third in the
                       team     in a free                                                                                                                  Kelly, the fleet half-back for the In-                     place this summer let's vot'     or
                                               Pitcher       Team                                      W   L discuss. LeRoy Mielke placed third
                       hitting contest 17-                                                                                                                 dians. Teams members and oppon-                            Tom Kelly for a half back        si-
                       9. Arnie Wilhelm Seppanen, Renebohm's ......----...--...                        4   0 in the shot, Ted Wheelock third in
                                                                                                                                                           ents alike have rated Tom as the best.                     tion, on the squad.     Last year
                                               Farris, BEX .........---------------................... 3   0 the two mile and fourth in the mile,
                       turned in his fourth                                                                                                                           *    *   *   s*   *   *                         River Falls placed one of its play-
                                               Raak, Ozzie's Riders .................------- 1 Bob Carey third in the broad jump
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                       mound triumph and                                                                                                                        This corner has been urging                           ers on the All Star team and
                                               Laetch, OKE ....---------.....-...-... -2    --...          1 and fourth in the 450, Waldy Wieder-
      A. Olszewski     batted      four    for                                                                                                                                                                        there is no reason why we can't
                                                  BINGLES . . . Rennebohm Apart- hoeft tied with Carey for fourth in                                         Sheldon Nerby and Ralph Miller,
                       four at the plate.                                                                                                                                                                             do the same for Kelly. He is one
                                                                                                                                                             members of the Indian baseball
La Crosse jumped off to an early ments get the nod from this corner to the 440 and took third in the 220.                                                    team, to try out for the Black-                          of the most outstanding football
lead as Al Olszewski homered with cop the playoff tussle . . . The Apart- Jerry Mueller came in third in the 100                                             hawks.     I believe    Nerby,   a                       players this college has produced
the corners jammed in the inital ments are loaded with batting power yard dash, Don Gardner fourth in the                                                    pitcher, could do better than most                       and deserves our support. VOTE
frame. Hacker and McLeod shared and with Hank Seppanen doing the half-mile, Gordon Walker third in the                                                       of the present hurlers on the                            FOR KELLY!
the pitching duties for the Zornadoes chucking it's going to be mighty hard high hurdles, Ernie Mueckler third in                                            Hawks' roster. There is nothing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               --
and neither was any better than his to thwart them . . .                                                     the low hurdles, and Clesson Cook
                                                                                                                                                             wrong with Miller's catching,                                     Between Classes Visit
shaky opponent.                                   Yet we don't want to sell the BEX third in the javelin.
                                                                                                                                                             either.
   Cliff Juedes,      La Crosse grad, ten short . . . Ave Farris is still a                                      La Crosse State annexed its first
                                     baseball "purty good country pitcher" and in track victory of the season by defeat-
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brought       his River Falls                                                                                                                                Al Olszewski is probably the most                                 1806 State Street
team to battle the Indians only to be the hitting department, fellows like ing the Winona thinclads.                                                       versatile of the players on the In-                         GIANT MILK SHAKES AND HEAVY MALTEDS
defeated 6-5.       Wilhelm,      the    local Les Fredrickson and Bill Loushine are
                                                                                                                                                           dian nine.   He has caught, played
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drizzling rain, gave                           this time over Winona by a 6-0 rout.
but four hits and                              The meet was completely dominated
whiffed 13 while                               by the Indians throughout.
 passing one op-                                  The La Crosse State tennis clan had                                    ce         Fo                       Don't Let Exams Get                                                                    THE
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 The Indians col-
 lected     four   hits       S. Nerby
                                               Bob Faas and Bob McDonald, not up
                                               to usual form, were the only Indian
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