of Phi Delta a for Jamiary,
with honors. Two dances featured this semester's
social season, both distinctly Phi Delt: Bowery baU,
and our annual Christmas dance; both were -grand
successes. Leaving college to join the armed forces
are Web Moriarta, '45, Gregg Cook, '45, Chuck
Strain, '45, Dick Trumbore, '46, and Jack Smith, '46,
not to mention many more now in the Reserves who
may in the near future expect a caU to active duty.
First managerships have come recently to Fife, Ross,
and Pomerene in football, soccer, and cross country,
respectively. Miller is sophomore class vice-president.
Diminutive Charlie Ridenour wiU try to repeat as
Eastern IntercoUegiate wrestling champion in the
135-lb. class. Hamilton and Strain were recently
tapped Friars, while Banbury, varsity halfback, is now
wearing a Skull and Bones cap. Blue Key honorary
elected Phis Ross, Rummage, and Robenson. Scott
and Fortunato were initiated into
ARTHUR P. MILLER, Reporter.
these past few months many important things have been happening at Pennsylvania
Iota. Rush week extended from October 13-18. As
a result of our efforts we pledged thirteen new men:
Richard Graham, Cyril Olyamlk, James Seitert,
Robert Lamberson, Don Pasternik, Raymond Crummie, Jerry McWilliams, Robert Lanseadel, Larry
Bickley, Leo Kelleher, Edward Dardandle, and Gene
Farrinet. Since rush week we have been holding a
series of tea dances on Monday afternoons which have
thus far proven very successful. So far we have
entertained A and A A A, and, in our estimation,
both affairs were very much enjoyed by all. I the
future we plan, at about three-week intervals, to
extend Invitations to all ot the sororities on campus.
Another important event was the dection ot a new
president, Richard Kames, a first semester senior.
Our retiring president, Joseph Leonard, has done an
excellent job during his term and we feel that Dick,
in taking over the office, will be equally capable and
A. JONES, Reporter.
PENNSYLVANIA KAPPA, SWARTHMORE COLLEGE.
the thirty-two men in the chapter, thirteen are
in Army or Navy Reserves. In the Enlisted Reserve
Corps are Cray, Delaney, Dudley, Duncan, Ebersole,
Harrison, Kim, McLaughlin, and Olesen. Hall is in
the Army Air Corps. Boardman and Tappan are in
tlie Navy V-i plan, and Atkinson in Navy V-7.
Probably a third to a half of the brothers will be
called or dratted by the armed services at the end
of this term in February. I the meantime good use
is being made of the time at our disposal.
opening of the winter sports season witnesses Olesen
as captain and Butler as manager of the swimming
team, whUe Cray, Curtin, Darlington, and Way lend
to it a predominantly Phi character. Boardman
is on the varsity basketball team, Ebersole on the
jayvee, and Busing is assodate manager. Tappan was
dected next captain of soccer. Eleven Phis hdped
make the annual Hamburg Show one of the most
uproarious in years, thanks to the deft touch ot
m.c. Paul Hare. With what appears to be a permanent Phi lease, the presidency ot Little Theatre
Club was transferred from Delaney to Ousley last
week. In student government, Ebersole is chairman
and Tappan is secretary-treasurer of the Men's Executive Committee. A highly successful formal held
December 5, at which the chapter was ddlghted to
see Bill and Margaret DleU, dimaxed a weU-rounded
sodal program. Richard Barnes and Cal Kaiser were
Initiated December SCOT BUTLER, Reporter.
QUEBEC ALPHA, McGiLL UNIVERSITY During
the summer season this chapter house was kept open
for those taking the summer courses. As soon as
the session started the campus was the scene of
strenuous rushing, this chapter receiving the largest
number of pledges of any fraternity. As a patriotic gesture over 400 students left college to harvest
the crops of the grain fields of westem Canada. Among
these were several Phis. This chapter was also weU
represented in athletics at McGiU. Five brothers
were on the senior football team: namely Poulson,
MiUholland, Hall, Scobie, and Futterer, who Was the
team's captain. McGill has entered a senior team in
the National Defence Hockey League. Two Phis,
MacDonald and Young, represent the chapter on this
team. Four brothers are on the Student's Athletics
Council, and several others are entering the sports
program as team managers. On this campus we aU
realize the seriousness of these critical war times and
are doing our best to the war effort and at the
same time retain a high standard in college work
RHODE ISLAND ALPHA, BROWN
The chapter armounces the pledging of Harold D.
Brown, Hebert W. BoUes, George W. Hagman, Edwin L. SherriU, Alfred J. Maryott, Jr., Edward R.
O'Brien, Vernon R. Alden, and the affiliation ot
Robert Jones, '44, a transfer from Indiana Zeta.
The house opened its war bond bank on Pledge Night
and is well on the way to fUling another one. Phi
Delt maintained its usual monopoly of the Liber
Brunensis, senior yearbook, with the dection of
Jessup as editor-in-chief and Morse, managing editor
of the next war issue. Howes and Robinson are new
associate editors. Meanwhile Alger, present managing
editor, and the above brothers are working overtime
to complete the 1943 edition to be issued this month.
On the Brown Herald are Hagman, sports, and Culviner, news editor. Culviner is also managing editor
of the Brunavian, Brown NROTC magazine. Howes
is the new manager of the Brown band whUe O'Brien
and Alden are members ot the Brown Network, undergraduate radio station. Cook has been re-dected
senior dass treasurer, and is also president of the
Glee club. Other Glee members indude: Brown,
UPSILON PROVINCE CHAPTERS MEET
Group picture of delegates who attended conference
of Upsilon Province chapters. (See p. lyS.)