of Phi Delta a for November, 1942
West Englewood, N.J.; Samuel Cunningham and John
Davenport, Elizabeth, N.J.; Ray Boedecker and Robert
Boedecker, Short Hills, N.J.; Bruce Parker and Ross
Fife, Pelham, N.Y.; Robert W. Ard, Hagerstown, Md.;
Lynn J. Taylor, Miami Beach, Fla. In the two intramural sports played this summer, Softball and tennis,
A won the fraternity championships. Jack Quailey,
Moriarta, and Cook starred in Softball while Bob
Scheirer and Hank Yeagley excelled in tennis. Jack
Banbury plays regular varsity fullback tor the unbeaten Penn State gridders, while diminutive Charlie
Ridenour will defend his Eastern Intercollegiate and
National Collegiate wrestling titles in the 135-lb. class.
Doug Purdy is /arsity golf manager, elected this summer. A pledge dance, honoring our new Phikeias, is
rounding into shape. The Dad's Day-Alumni Weekend, combined this year because of the war, saw many
dads and alumni revisiting the Nittany Hills and
their old chapter. Recent house improvements include
fans in the kitchen and bathrooms, repainting and
reflooring of the chapter room and repainting ot the
bathrooms. More than half of the record sixty-three
members ot the chapter are listed in the R.O.T.C.
course or enlisted reserve corps. First chapter loss ot
the war, Henry Cartin, '38, died taking off from
Pensacola Field, Fla
ARTHUR P. MILLER, JR.
PENNSYLVANIA IOTA, UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH.
things have been happening at Pennsylvania
Iota. During the past few months the alumni association has put a sum ot almost eighteen hundred dollars into various improvements throughout the house.
Among these stand out the repapering ot the entire
house, upholstering ot a great deal ot the furniture,
and probably ot the most prominence is the addition
of an attractive basement recreation room. This room
is finished throughout in plywood and adds immeasurably to the value ot the house. Initiation was
September 20. The names ot the men who then
became brothers in the bond are: Richard Games,
Raymond Connelly, Richard Carlson, Richard
Bucher, Albert Capelli, Forest Buderbah, Paul Aller,
George Smith, and Edward A. JONES.
KAPPA, SWARTHMORE COLLEGE.
the late opening of college, October 12, and
the new system of deferred pledging, the Chapter
is well-launched in activities. Many ot the brothers
are still under draft age at present, so there has been
no significant loss ot membership, although such is
not likely to be the case by the end of the academic
year. Byron Ebersole has been elected to the student
council, while David Tappan and BiU McLaughlin
are president and treasurer ot the junior class. George
Delaney, a brother ot versatile talents, is president of
the chapter this fall. Delaney and Paul Ousley, both
able actors, had leading dramatic roles this summer
in "The Devil and Daniel Webster." Delaney will
have a prominent part in the forthcoming "She Stoops
to Conquer" and presides over the Little Theatre
Club. Paul Hare is on the college .social committee
as well as planning the Chapter's tall social functions.
Ed Atkinson, one ot five juniors elected to the honorary Book and Key last spring, represented Pennsylvania Kappa at the National Convention in Chicago.
The chapter retains the two interfraternity scholarship cups, one tor the whole chapter, the other tor
freshmen. Phis also monopolize the managerial society
ot Kwink, with Hare, president; Butler, vice-president;
Harrison, secretary-treasurer, and McLaughlin, social
chairman and a delegation of five other members.
Delaney is manager ot soccer. Tappan, Ed Cooley,
and Phikeia Cal Kaiser play vanity soccer; Pbikeia
Al Custer is on the freshman soccer team. Rod Duncan
runs crosscountry and Dudley, Olesen, and Stratton
are out tor football. A notable event was the marriage
ot Brother Bill Dietz, '42, and Margaret Shoemaker
in the Friends Meeting House on campus last week.
The brothers attended en masse and serenaded the
bride and groom at the reception. We have heard
from a number ot brothers in the armed services
and key defense positions. Art Snyder, '40, returned
recently to give a graphic account of his adventures
SCOT BUTLER, Reporter.
RHODE ISLAND ALPHA, BROWN UNIVERSITY
Keeping pace with the university's year-round accelerated program Brown Phis were very active on
the Hill over the summer months. The chapter announces the initiation ot William H. Paul, '43, of
Pawtucket, R.I., David G, Fernald, '44, ot Upper
Montclair, N.J., and the following freshmen who
entered in June: Sylvester Brown Jr., Cambridge,
Mass.; Frederick M. Fradley and Donald H. McQuiston, Bronxville, N.V.; Lawrence Mueller Jr., Fall
River, Mass.; and H. Scott Powers, Pittsburgh, Pa.
New pledges include Robert Lindsay, '45, Providence,
R.I., and the toUowing freshmen: M. Jason Houck,
Harrison, N.Y.; John E. KeUy and WiUiam R. KeUy,
Pawtucket, R.I.; Gordon H. Price, Bronxville, N.Y.;
and Alien N. Young, Cowesett, R.I. Alger is managing
editor of the Liber Brunensis and president DI the
Math Club. Cook has been elected treasurer of the
senior class and president ot the glee club; he was
tapped tor Cammarian Club last spring. Under the
leadership ot Knapp, the Brown Band presented a
series of successful "Under the Elms" concerts during
the summer. Howes is the new business manager of
the Gilbert Sullivan Society show "The Sorcerer,"
while Mueller has one ol the leads. Noyes manages
the Brown Orchestra. Liber junior elections saw
Morse and Robinson being made literary editors and
Jessup and Howes, sports editors. Culviner has been
elected a junior news editor of the Brown Daily
Herald. Powers is on the Brown Christian Association and worked on the Freshman Week committee.
Young is our newest member of the NROTC unit.
Dean's List men indude Cook, Jessup, Morse, and
Robinson. Behind the no-hit pitching of Casey Jones,
transfer from Indiana Zeta, the Chapter Softball team
gained runner-up position in the summer fraternity
league. Mullen was active on the varsity tennis team.
Social activities have included house dances on the
Lafayette and Holy Cross football week-ends and two
alumni smokers. date over one-halt ot the chapter
has signed up for a reserve unit and many- more
brothers are expected to do so in the next tew weeks.
SOUTH DAKOTA ALPHA, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH
Woolridge, Pniak, and Clemenson,
all senior mUitary men, and cadet Second Lieutenants,
are destined to leave for the Army at the end of the
first semester, this coming January. Already Bums,
Livak, and MacLane are serving either here or abroad.
MacLane, a Second Lieutenant, is serving in London.
Green, now at Columbia University, will be commissioned an Ensign in the Navy upon completion of
his training there. Taplett and Ptak, '40, i)oth Captains in the Marine Corps, are believed to be in tlie
Padfic. Vidal, '16, former Chief Aeronautical Supervisor tor the U. S. Government, is nationaUy known
for his work in the field of aviation. Let it be said
of the Chapter, that the entire membership are now
or soon wUl be serving in some branch of the armed
forces. Nineteen men of the active chapter are