The SCROLL of Phi Delta a for November,
reported missing but later we were glad to hear that
he was being held prisoner. He is just one of the
many Phis prominent in our war effort B.
OREGON ALPHA, UNIVERSH-Y OF
ing the summer it was learned that Oregon Alpha
had the highest grades of any fraternity on the
campus last spring term. This is the first time in
the history of the chapter that we have been first
scholastically, and we were the only men's Greekletter organization above the all-college average.
Thirty-two active members returned for rush week,
and we were successful in pledging nineteen men.
chapter also affiliated Frank Watkins of Oregon Beta
and Ted and Jim Griswold of Washington Beta.
Dan Krieger of Pordand was initiated on October 4.
Cloud has been appointed chairman of Homecoming
on November 7-8. Five Phis are on the varsity football team: Steve Bodner, center; Elliott and Terry,
tackles; Dyer and Erickson, backs. Bill Bodner, Stanton, and Hanna are members ot the frosh eleven.
At present our intramural football team is undefeated. All eleven members ot last year's senior
class are in some branch of the service. Ensign
Morgan is in the naval communications, Arbuckle,
Bernard, and Turner are training to be deck officers
under the V-7 program, and Jacluon and Cozzens
are in the naval air corps. Galbreaith is in the
Marine Reserve at Quantico, Va., and David is
working for a commission in the quartermasters corps
at Seatde. Lieutenants Wheeler and W. H. Treece
received their commissions via the R.O.T.C. and are
on active duty, while Sergeant Hunt is in the engineers' headquarters at Hamilton Field, Calif. Others
who went into the service during the summer are:
Baumgardner, Hopper, Church, Bodwell, Thobum,
and Kresse, Naval Air Corps; Holmes and Six, Ferry
Command; Dudrey, Navy; and Robinson, Army. The
following are new pledges: Derrell Bridenstine, Bill
Candee, Don Crouch, Don Dyer, Bob EUis, Bill
Hanna, Lorin Hewitt, Don Stanton, George Watkins, all of Portland; Bill Bodner, Don Fox, Howard
Hall, Dwain Harbert, Bob Hope, ot Eugene; Lawrence Beaudoin, The Dalles; Forrest Simmons, Salem;
Roger Wiley and Ed Devaney, Bremerton, Wash.; and
Gordon McGowan, Long Beach, Calif OWEN DAY.
BETA, OREGON STATE
college closed last spring, Don Findlay proved his
ability as a track man by placing fourth in the
National Collegiate track meet. His event is the
broad jump. During the summer months the name
ot Ray Weston continually appeared in the newspapers because of his fine performances on the golf
course. He won the Oregon public links tournament.
Bob Dethman played on the AU-Star team against
the championship Chicago Bears professional team
in Chicago early this fall. During freshman week,
at the beginning ot fall term, sixty-five rushees lived
in the house as guests. Thirty-five excdlent men were
finally pledged, eight ot whom were brothers of Phis.
Zellick, Mclnnis, Parker, MacReynolds, Evenson,
Beauchamp, Heximer, Stevens, Bowman, Hdlberg,
Pearmine, and Miller are all on the varsity football
squad. Haag, Wall, Lidstrom, Miller, Cole, Lorenz,
Anderson, and Taitt represent A on the freshman
squad. Frederickson was chosen by the student executive committee to head the homecoming festivities
on the campus this year. Several Phis are writting
tor the Barometer. After nearly a dozen contests, the
Phis are still undefeated in intramural compeddon.
Following is the list of the new pledges: Raymond
Oberst, William Taitt, Charles Cochran, Andrew
Frahler, Robert Strong, Raymond Amede, Leonard
Gibson, William Schade, George Dorman, Lloyd
Carter, James Schram, WiUiam Sdberts, Robert
Stohler, Benjamin Corsetd, William Moore, Robert
Polich, all of Portland; Roger Wagner, Bud Coons,
Richard Gahlsdort, Ronald Haag, Stanley Prather,
Salem; WUliam Wall, Medford; Richard Kern, Oregon City; Roy Lidstrom, PrinevUle; Dennis MiUer,
Albany; WUliam Reeves, Lebanon; Ronald Struve,
William Duff, Pendleton; Roy Cole, Redondo Beach,
Calif.; WiUiam Keener, Hermosa Beach, Calif.; Robert Bowman, Santa Barbara, Calif.; John Beauchamp,
Los Angeles, Calif.; Thomas Davis, Payette, Idaho;
Richard Lorenz, Billings, Mont.; David Anderson,
BILL GIBSON, Reporter.
PENNSYLVANLA. ALPHA, LAFAYETTE COLLEGE
The Chapter closed the preliminary rushing period
with the pledging ot twelve new men; namely, Peter
ToUes, Albert Kachadurian, John Ferry, WiUiam
Braun, Sidney Downs, Atwood Page, Robert Eble,
Richard Robb, Peter Tartaglio, Robert HiU, Edward Podgorski, and Robert Sheffy. The intramural
trophy tor the 1941-42 year was awarded to A
tor the fourth consecutive year. The football and
soccer teams are now leading their respective leagues.
This is the third straight year that the Lafayette
football team has used Phis as the center ot the
line. Phis on the first team are: Kresge, left guard;
Saylor, center; Maddock, right guard. Also on the
squad and seeing action are: Whiteman, end; Dodd
and Eble, tackles; Podgorski, Kauffman, Probert,
Braun and Crampton, guards; Ferry, center; Kachadurian and Lippincott, backs. Two ot the four offices
of the Maroon Key are held by Phis: William Kresge
is vice-president and Lenny Baker is secretary. Members ot the sodety are: Frank Prausa, Basil McCabe,
Hugh Mahaffy, and Ned Clymer. Brunn and Maddock are members ot the Knights of the Round
Table, the latter being vice-president. Bob Sheffy
is president of BII, ot which John Reitsnyder is
also a member. Pennsylvania Alpha initiated three
men at the beginning of the term: Edward Whiteman,
Luzerne, Pa.; Basil McCabe, Easton, Pa.; Roger Probert, Ridgewood, N.J. We have received word from
the members ot the Class ot '42 and all but one are
in the service. Three quarters ot the present chapter
are enlisted in some sort ot a reserve. News was recendy received ot Bucky O'Neil, '34; he is a Major
in the U. S. Air Force. According to all reports the
former Lafayette baseball star has been batting 1.000
against the Japs, 12 raids and 12 hits. policy ot
holding teas tor the alumni after the home games
which was adopted last year has been continued this
year. date the teas have been especially successful.
The weekend of Oct. 24 was homecoming weekend.
The tea following the game with Virginia was attended by Governor and Mrs. James ot Pennsylvania,
who were the guests ot President William Mather
Lewis and his wife. Following the tea there was a
dance which turned out to be the most successful
sodal function of the chapter in the past two years.
BETA, GETTYSBURG COLLEGE
Opening the most sucessful rushing season in recent
years, in spite ot the fact that the number of brothers
was smali, Pennsylvania Beta pinned twenty-two
freshmen and one junior. new pledges as weU as
the brothers are already taking an active part in
activities. Five Phikeias are members of the band,
three are members ot the orchestra, and tour are on