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BUCKNELL 



ALUMNUS 



VOL. 38-42 



SEPT. 1953- 
M A Y 1958 



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Welcome to 

THE CLASS OF 1957 

"A free allowance of pocket money leads a student 
into many snares, and greatly interferes with his 
progress in study. The money for minors should 
generally be deposited with some citizen or member 
of the Faculty, who will act as guardian and render 
semi-annual accounts; charging five per cent com- 
mission on the amount expended." 

We hasten to point out that the above quote from the 
University catalogue of 18 52 is no longer carried in the bulle- 
tins issued to entering Freshmen. 

In this open season on advice to Freshmen there are sev- 
eral lessons we'd like to draw from this quotation. In the 
first place, too much spending money is still a snare — and 
incidentally, not only to Freshmen. While professors and citi- 
zens no longer serve as guardians of the student's exchequer, 
we would like to point out that on the Bucknell campus the 
student-teacher relationship can be just as close as in the days 
of 18 52 — if the student wills it. An alert faculty of almost 
150 men and women is ready to guide you; some are great 
teachers, some are specialists in research, some are outstandmg 
administrators, all are ready to help make the adjustment 
from high school to college. 

But how can I meet the problem of longer assignments, 
harder courses, more supplementary reading, etc., that one 
meets in college? In exactly the same way that you have 
learned to do the tasks which have become more difficult in 
every succeeding year of your life. Just as successful work 
in the eighth grade prepared you for successful work in ninth 
grade so successful work in high school has prepared you for 
college. You would not be coming to college if you thought 
that college work would be as easy and on the same level as 
high school work. College work is not enough harder than 
the work you have already done to worry you — provided 
you start at the beginning of the semester to do your best. 
Maybe you don't realize it, but you are about to enjoy 
four of the best years of your life. We welcome you to a 
college career marked with thrills, excitement, an occasional 
let-down, but above all, a chance to really prepare yourself 
for your life's work. 



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THE COVER PICTURE 

These five glimpses into the life of 
frosh men and women show the age- 
old process of becoming "oriented." 
If some of us old-timers cannot see 
ourselves in the pictures, remember the 
pattern changes — but the "basic con- 
cepts" remain the same. 



Page 

A Bucknell Experiment Gets Recogni- 
tion — and Support 23 

Alumni 

Russel 0. Hess '40 21 

Bob Keegan '44 6 

Mrs. Emily Devine Kelly '21 4, 24 

Esther B. Long '17 9 

Brad Myers '53 6 

"Sinokey" Ostendarp '52 6 

Eric G. Stewart '36 9 

Alumni Fund Report 22 

Alumni Trustee Time Table 22 

Alumni Weekend 4 

Bucknell Families (Pictures) 19 

Care and Feeding of College Students . . 9 

Class of 1957 ■■■■ 2 

Class Reports 17-21 

Class Reunion Reports and Pictures . 10-15 

Club Activities 16 

Clubs Meeting Regularly 16 

Coming Events 16 

Commencement, 1953 8 

Committee to Select New President 21 

Dad Is King— October 3 . 7 

Freshman Receptions 16 

Hildreths Refund Salary S 

Homecoming, 1953 7 

Internship Program of the National In- 
stitute of Public Affairs 3, 9, 21 

Service Record IS 

Sports 6 

Suppose You Were the Editor? 9 

University Awards 387 Degrees 8 

THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS 

Published in January, Mardi, April, June, Sep- 
tember, October and December by 

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY 

Entered as second-class matter December 30, 
1930, at the post ofBce at Lewisburg, Pa., under 
the Act of August 24, 1912. 



SEPTEMBER 1953 



THE 



BUCRNEll AllMNUS 



VOLUME XXXVIII— No. 1 



SEPTEMBER 1953 



The Internship Program of the National Institute 

of Public Affairs 

By Dr. C. Heeschel Jones 
Associate Professor of Political Science, BuckncU University 



Editor's Note — Dr. Jones. Associate Profes- 
sor of Political Science, prepared for his 
career at Ohio \\'eslej'an University, A.B. 
'35 : American University ; University of 
Wisconsin, Ph.D. '42. Before joining the 
Bucknell faculty in 1950 he served as an 
administrative analyst in the U. S. Depart- 
ment of Agriculture and as lecturer at 
American Universitj-. This experience pre- 
pared him for the writing of "The Intern- 
ship Program of the National Institute of 
Public Affairs" published in full in "Buck- 
nell University- Studies" \^ol. IV, No. 1 
(1953) of which the following article is a 
digest. 

In college Dr. Jones became a member of 
Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and the honor- 
ary societies of Omicron Delta Kappa and 
Delta Sigma Rho. The professional socie- 
ties in which he is active include the Ameri- 
can Society for Public Administration, 
American Political Science Association, So- 
ciety for Personnel Administration and 
American Academy of Political and Social 
Sciences. He spent thirty months in navy 
serv-ice during World War II. 



THE National Institute of Public 
-Affairs was established in Wash- 
ington D. C, in 1934, for the purpose 
of instituting a program which, it was 
hoped, would make effective use of the 
facilities of Washington to instill in 
the minds of talented young persons 
a lively interest in the public service. 
In its statement of objectives the 
Institute affirmed that its purpose was 
threefold : 

"Through the Internship program 
the Institute is endeavoring to in- 
crease the attention and devotion to 
public affairs of the youth of 
America, to help in the development 
of higher standarris and career op- 
portunities in governmental admin- 
istration and to add to the academic 
preparation for public service the 
experience of working with govern- 
ment officials holding positions of 
responsibility." 

To l>e accepted for the training ];ro- 
gram of the Institute, each intern must 
have completed the work for the bac- 
calaureate degree in a college or uni- 
versity. This was a fundamental re- 
'luirement. .Accordingly, most of them 
came directly from liberal arts col- 

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leges without having had work experi- 
ence. 

During the twelve programs of the 
Institute, beginning with that of 1936- 
37 and ending with that of 1947-48, 
four hundred sixty-five interns were 
enrolled. The interns who participat- 
ed in the Institute's training programs 
were selected from one hundred forty- 
six colleges and universities. From 
twelve of these institutions one hun- 
dred forty-one interns, or somewhat 
fewer than one-third of the total, were 
chosen. In this area of concentration 
no one institution consistently placed 
interns with the Institute throughout 
the twelve programs. From nineteen 
colleges and universities students were 
selected for six or more of the pro- 
grams, as follows: Minnesota, 11 
programs ; Smith, Stanford, Kansas, 
9 each ; Harvard, Occidental, Wes- 
leyan, 8 each; Dartmouth, Princeton, 
Colorado, Washington, 7 each ; Barn- 
ard, P>ennington, Bucknell, Miami, 
Radcliffe, Illinois, Wisconsin, Welles- 
ley, 6 each. 

In its efforts to select for its intern- 
ship program persons of outstanding 
intellectual ability, the Institute was 
preeminently successful. More than 
thirty-five per cent of those chosen 
were members of Phi Beta Kappa. 
Most of the others were in the upper 
ten per cent of their graduating class- 
es. The candidates selected for the 
first six programs, those from 1936 
to 1942, had perhaps slightly higlier 
academic standing than tho,se who 
participated in the later groups. How- 
ever, even during the war period when 
so many of the college graduates were 
being drawn off into military service, 
few of those api)ointed were not in 
the uijjjer one-third of their gradn.ii 
ing classes. 

Essential characteristics of the In- 
stitute's training program were the 
planned orientation, the work assign- 
ments, the group meetings, and the 
imiversity courses. A jjroiriinent 
characteristic of the ijrogram of llic 
Institute was a weekly ronnd-lalilc 






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DR. C. HERSCHEL JONES 

conference known as the "Monday 
Evening Meeting." At the Monday 
evening meetings most of the interns 
were impressed with the opportunity 
to discuss current problems with out- 
standing personalities or with ad- 
ministrative officials. Generally, the 
interns' reactions indicated that they 
were not all agreed as to the value of 
these meetings. But as a group they 
found that the experience did much 
to enhance the value of their training. 
The staff of the Institute considered 
as one of the essential elements of 
the program of the Institute the op- 
portunity for interns to receive cor- 
related academic training. The uni- 
versity courses most often taken l)y 
interns were courses in public adminis- 
tration, statistics, and economics. 
Courses in social security, housing, 
labor and foreign relations were also 
popular with tiie interns. It is a fact 
])articularly worthy of attention tJiat 
approximately li fly-seven per cent of 
I he men ;ui(l fifty-three per cent of 
I he women who jiad participated in 
I be ])rograms entered and were si ill 
emi)loyed, as late as 1950, in some 
type of public service. Many of the 
others were pursuing full-time gradu- 
ate .study, and of these it appeared 
t h a t .some w o u 1 d eventually s e e k 
lareers in pul)lic-service work. 

a'lirilliiurri on I'liKr ft) 

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Alumni Weekend Tops Records 



WORKING on the premise that "there 
will be more and they'll be merrier at 
the 1953 reunions," the campus committee 
headed by Raymond K. Irwin '47, director of 
placement, and assisted by 13 live-wire re- 
union class chairmen and their helpers, pre- 
pared something in the nature of a five-ring 
circus. Plagued by the peremiial question, 
"how many shall we prepare for?" the plan- 
ners got small comfort from the lament of 
that super-planner from Harvard, Stephen 
H. Stackpole, when he said : 

"Alumni return in years quinquennial. 
But only God can tell how many'U." 

But there was really no need to worry and 
fret for the 1953 reunions proved again that 
the guys and gals will come back if plans are 
carefully made and notices are mailed in 
good time. The final tally showed that 
alumni registrations topped last year's rec- 
ord-breaking figure by a whacking 23%. 

But mere numbers cannot measure the suc- 
cess of Alumni Weekend ; the improved 
spirit and hilarity, many worthwhile forward 
steps in alumni organization undertaken at 
the reunions and business meetings of the 
General Alumni Association, tell the story 
of a new high in Bucknell preferred stock. 
True, some of the finest features of the 
weekend stemmed from a really sad event — 
the leave-taking of the Hildreth family from 
the Bucknell Campus. Surely the gracious- 
ness and friendliness of the Hildreths during 
the past four years has set an example of 
university living for students, faculty, alumni 
and administration alike. 

The vanguard of Alumni Association offi- 
cers and reunion chairmen arrived Friday, 
June 5. At a bufJet supper alumni workers 
had an opportunity to hear a firsthand report 
from President Kenneth Slifer '26 on alumni 
activities, from Alumni Fund Committee 
Chairman, John Worth 'i7 on the progress 
on the Bucknell Alumni Annual Giving Pro- 
gram, from John H. Shott '22, Alumni Sec- 
retary, on club and magazine program. Dur- 
ing the evening the Board of Directors of 
the General Alumni Association met at 
Alumni Headquarters to receive reports on 
the year's activities and discuss plans for 
next year's programs. 

One of the highlights of the Amiual As- 
sembly, the yearly business meeting of the 
General Alumni Association, was the rec- 
ord breaking attendance of seventy dele- 
gates representing twenty-two clubs. When 
it is remembered that our sixty-five clubs 
have the privilege of sending 241 delegates 
it will be seen that we are far from our goal 
in representative government. However, the 
group was much encouraged by receiving 
from the floor one nomination for member- 
ship on the Board of Directors. Happy will 
be the day when clubs will be prepared to 
nominate the full slate of alumni directors. 

The voting resulted in the election of five 
new members of the Board of Directors to 
serve for three years. They are Florence 
Brown Focht '26, Lewisburg; P. Herbert 
Watson 'i7, Norristown; Bruce J. Miller '27, 
New York ; Allen A. Rarig '29, Lewistown ; 
Donald L. Sholl '42, Haddonfield, N. J. The 
directors who completed terms of service 
were, Lester E. Lighton '20, Glenside ; I. H. 
Marantz '48, Huntington, N. Y. ; Roy E. 
Nicodemus '25, Danville ; Rita Holbrook 
Sear 'i7, Rochester; Arthur R. Yon '17, At- 
lantic City. 

Following the Annual Assembly the new 
Board of Directors met briefly and elected 
officers to serve for one year as follows : 
President, Emily Devine Kelly '21, New 
York ; First Vice President, Paul E. Fink 
'29, Montoursville ; Second Vice President, 
William S. Liming 'ii. East Williston, N. Y. 

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Mrs. .losepli B. Kelly (Emily Devine '21), new 
president of the General Alumni Association. 



By now reunioners had covered a full sched- 
ule of Bison Club Breakfast, Phi Beta Kappa 
Breakfast and Annual Assembly and one 
would expect a slight letdown but this was 
only the beginning for now class reunion ses- 
sions ( for those classes whose numerals ended 
in "3" and "8") began business sessions of 
their own. The expression business session 
is used advisedly for there were many inter- 
ruptions as late arrivals greeted the early 
birds and filled in with gossip of the missing 
years. Each group was photographed and 
then in full regalia paraded back of the band 
to the luncheon in the Davis Gymnasium. 

Tlie luncheon itself — fried chicken and all 
the fixings — deserved a billing as a dinner 
and was a credit to Mrs. Esther B. Long 
'47, director of food service, and her staff 
and student assistants. The speaking pro- 
gram following the luncheon was short but 
filled with thrill after thrill as members of 
the University staff and alumni paid tribute 
to the contributions of the Hildreth family 
during their four-year stay on the campus. 
Opened by the induction of the Class of 1953 
into the Alumni Association by Buck Shott, 
alumni secretary, Abram Powelson, presi- 
dent of the class, then presented the class 
gift, (a sum of money for the Little Theater 
Fund) to the University. Special tribute 
was paid Dr. Hildreth by chairman of the 
board of trustees. Dr. Joseph W. Henderson 
'08, who told of first meeting the former gov- 
ernor of Maine and what his four years as 
president has meant to the University. Fol- 
lowed then a series of gifts : a brief case 
from the student body presented by senior 
class president, Abram Powelson ; a silver 
tray presented by Kenneth W. Slifer, retiring 
president of the General Alumni Association, 
from the alumni; and on the behalf of the 
faculty a silver bowl presented by Dr. P. 
Burwell Rogers, assistant professor of En- 
glish. In his presentation Dr. Rogers paid 
the Hildreths the following tribute : 

"Four summers ago there came to the 
campus of Bucknell University a down 
Mainer who had made a notable record for 
himself in his home state by serving two 
terms as its governor. During the past four 
years this down Mainer, with equal distinc- 
tion, has served Bucknell as its president. 
As results of his efforts the university now 
benefits from such tangibles as the Ellen 
Clarke Bertrand Library, the department of 
military science and tactics, grants in aid 
providing for research and study in several 
fields, and increases in faculty salaries. But 
of more intrinsic value are the intangibles 



that liave derived from his presence on this 
campus. His ceaseless elTorts have all been 
prompted by a single purpose — The good of 
Bucknell ; and his efforts in behalf of the 
University have been an inspiration. His 
determination and his decisiveness have been 
healthful influences throughout the Univer- 
sity, and his objective open-mindedness and 
far-sightedness have been no less beneficial. 
At the same time his affability, approacha- 
bleness, and unaffected simplicity of manner 
have been cherished by all. 

"We of the faculty have been keenly 
aware of the presence of President Hildreth 
on the Bucknell campus, and we have been 
no less aware of the presence of his gracious 
wife and of his charming family. Mrs. 
Hildreth's grace and charm will always be 
remembered by Bucknellians of this gener- 
ation." 

But the greatest gift of all came from 
the president himself when he quietly an- 
nounced "Mrs. Hildreth and I would like to 
feel that we have served without compensa- 
tion at Bucknell." And explained that he 
was returning to Bucknell the entire salary 
paid him since he became president in 1949 
as an expression of the Hildreth family's 
devotion to the University. The audience 
was not prepared for an announcement of 
such magnitude and it was probably some 
hours before many realized the greatness 
of the gift the Hildreths made to the Univer- 
sity they have come to love so well. 

At the luncheon recognition also was given 
Mrs. Anna Kieffer Hay, who honored the 
University by her return to the campus to 
celebrate her 70th class reunion. The only 
member of the Class of 1883 who was able to 
attend the reunion, she presented a substantial 
gift to the Bucknell Alumni Fund to com- 
memorate the event. She was presented with 
an orchid by Kenneth W. Slifer on behalf of 
the Alumni Association. 

Following luncheon a wide choice of en- 
tertainment was offered the campus visitors. 
Of course, reunion classes hurried to their 
social headquarters set up for them in the 
women's dormitory houses and at several off 
campus spots. Here they indulged in more 
reminiscences, enjoyed light refreshments and 
believe it or not, spent most of their time 
planning for even bigger and better reunions 
five years hence. 

Non-reunioners in large numbers made 
their way to the Christy Mathieson Memorial 
Field where Sherm Doebler's Bucknell Alum- 
ni baseball team featuring former orange 
and blue varsity men from as far back as 
1935 engaged the current Bucknell varsity in 
a close battle that wound up with the Alum- 
ni nine on the short end of a 4-3 score. 



Favorite Book Exhibit 

THE Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library 
claimed the attention of many visi- 
tors. Here Mrs. Blanche Baughman, se- 
nior assistant librarian, under the super- 
vision of Librarian Harold W. Hayden, 
had prepared a series of exhibits including 
a display of student photography, student 
art works, photographs of Bucknell presi- 
dents, collected material about Bucknell's 
history and famous graduates, and favorite 
books of Bucknellians. The favorite book. 

SEPTEMBER 1953 



exhibit, which has attracted nation-wide 
interest, consists of an exhibit of books 
held meaningful b\' distinguished Ameri- 
cans, together with letters explaining their 
choices. Selections include books chosen 
by President Eisenhower. Vice-President 
Xixon. Albert Einstein and over 40 other 
prominent Americans. While these en- 




Mr?. Blanche Baugliman. senior assistant libra- 
rian, sliowinj Jane A. Brown '53 the display of 
"favorite books'' selected by prominent Ameri- 
cans. 



tertainment features were being enjoyed a 
small group was engaged in a business 
session. This group consisted of the 
presidents and reunion chairmen of the 
classes scheduled to hold regular five year 
reunions in June 1954, the classes whose 
class numerals end in "4" and "9". 



The Jamboree 

THE weatherman had promised a sun 
drenched weekend and kept his word 
except during the Jamboree — the only out- 
door event scheduled. But the heavy 
showers did not dampen the spirit of the 
hundreds of alumni, students, and parents 
who gathered in the gymnasium to see 
and hear a new kind of jamboree program. 
Dancing, of course, was provided by the 
Dan Hanna orchestra from Philadelphia, 
but the booths operated by student or- 
ganizations and the entertainment pro- 
vided by the student group headed by Ed 
Williams as master of ceremonies certain- 
ly was the feature of the evening. Not 
to be outdone in gift-making by the se- 
niors, the undergraduate classes presented 
a sum of money to President Hildrcth to 
be used by a Pakistan charity of his chos- 
insr and gave an orchid corsage to Mrs. 
Mildreth. 

And so hundreds of campus visitors 
closed a long, busy and eventful day with 
many of them staying over for the Com- 
mencement events scheduled for Sunday 
and Monday. Judging from the many fa- 
vorable commcnt.s received since Alumni 
Weekend it is evident that another large 
((roup of reunion classes are now con- 
vinced that the University, through care- 
ful planning and provision of dormitory 
rooms and baby sitting service, is deter- 
mined to provide for the kind of relaxing 
family vacation that can be thoroughly 
enjoyed by the whole family. In Jum- 
1954 another group of reunion classes 
(those who.se class numerals end in "4" 
and "'J") will have an opportunity to thor 
oughly enjoy the ho.<ipilality of "the Hill 
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Hildretlis Refund Four- Year Salary 

At the June meeting of the Board of Trustees the resignation of 
Horace .A. Hildreth as president was accepted to enable him to serve 
as United States Ambassador to Pakistan. 

The generosity and thoughtfulness of the Hildreths was well 
known to thousands of Bucknellians who have come to know and love 
the family but no one was prepared to appreciate the full impact of 
the altruistic action of Dr. Hildreth when he arose at the All-Alumni 
Luncheon and stated simply "Mrs. Hildreth and I would like to feel 
that we have served without compensation at Bucknell." An editorial 
in the SiDibury Daily Item following the announcement in commenting 
on the able and forceful Commencement speaker followed with this 
comment. 

"There seems to be little doubt, however that the altruistic 
action of Dr. Horace A. Hildreth ... in returning to the school 
all of the salary paid him during the past four years had a 
stronger impact upon the graduates, and all friends of Bucknell, 
than any group of orators who might have been called to the 
Commencement platform. 

"In the first instance no American college or university could 
afford to pay a man of Dr. Hildreth's caliber his full worth. A 
man who has achieved outstanding success in a material sense, it 
now becomes apparent that he accepted the presidency of Bucknell 
as a labor of love. Turning back. to the school all of the compensa- 
tion he has received sealed a season of unselfish service that will 
always be classified as a contribution of inestimable worth to a 
great school. 

"And the humility and sincerity which marked this gesture 
explained the credo of Horace Hildreth and his reasons for ac- 
cepting a difficult assignment in the nation's diplomatic corps. If 
learning is caught rather than taught — and we believe that it is — 
Buckne'll's retiring president has given the Class of 1953 and all 
past and future Bucknellians a priceless example of how an effec- 
tive, well-rounded life makes the best come true." 




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SPORTS 



FOOTBALL PROSPECTS 

By Harry L. Lawrence 
Head Football Coach 

A good defensive line and an untried 
offense might briefly describe the Buck- 
nell University grid picture for the coming 
season. 

Gone are three of the four Bison starting 
backs of the 1952 season — ^Touchdown 
Tvifins, Brad Myers and Burt Talmage, 
and Fullback Ed Adams, plus eight other 
varsity performers. 

But we're not hauling out the crying 
towel, at least not yet, for we have some 
sophomores who have the potential but 
lack the experience. And once the latter 
is gained, these boys may be the sparks 
to send the Herd on a stampede. 

Halfbacks Bob Sierer and Dick Mc- 
Cartney, Fullback Bob Ford and Quar- 
terbacks Ron Hendricks and Bill Hollister 
are the new backfield blood. Add them 
to such seasoned performers as Halfbacks 
Bobby Dee, Moe Finkelstein, George 
Klauder, and Owen Murnane, Fullbacks 
Jim Kozlowski and Vince Pugliese and 
Quarterbacks Ken Adamec and Tom 
O'Brien and the outlook improves. 

With the change to non-platoons, like 
everyone else we are confronted with de- 
veloping a line which will be sturdy de- 
fensively, yet also able to move on the 
offense. Here we are fortunate to have 
such standouts as Guards John Chironna 
and Bill Gray, Tackles Ron Lloyd and 
Jim Egloff, Ends Jack Flurer and Bob 
Antkowiak and Center Paul Ganz, plus 
these other able performers: Ken Tashjy, 
Jack Winebrenner, Ed Popek, guards, 
Marion Minker and Dick Richter, tackles. 
Dick Klaber and Bob Harbaugh, ends and 
Center Roy Gavert. 

Our schedule will be tough, including 
Holy Cross, Colgate and Temple among 
the roughest. Last year, we began the 
season on the wings of a 13-game winning 
streak. This year, we begin from scratch, 
not looking three weeks in advance to a 
tough foe, but taking every game as we 
come to it. 

We won't be undefeated, that's for sure, 
but our team will have spirit, drive and the 
desire to make amends for our three de- 
feats suffered in 1952. 



1953 Football Schedule 

Sept. 26— Buffalo Home 

Oct. 3 — Muhlenberg Home 

Oct. 10— Holy Cross 

Worcester, Mass. 
Oct. 17— Temple, HOMECOMING 
Oct. 24 — Lafayette . . Easton 

Oct. 31 — Lehigh Bethlehem 
Nov. 7 — Colgate, Hamilton, N. Y 
Nov. 14 — Gettysburg, Gettysburg 
Nov. 21 — Delaware Home 



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NEW BACKFIELD COACH — James "Smokey" 
Ostendarp, of Baltimore, Md., who has been 
named backfield coach for the coming: year, is 
well-known to recent Bucknell graduates for his 
football feats on the gridiron in 19i8 and 1949, 
when he was one of the East's leading ground 
gainers. Following his graduation, he played 
football for the New York Giants professional 
eleven - 



Bob Keegan '44, continues his fine work 
as a hurler for the hustling Chicago White 
Sox. As we go to press he has just evened 
his won-lost record at 3-3, after losing a 
pitchers' duel with Ned Garver in an eleven- 
inning contest that Detroit finally won 2-1. 



SOCCER 

Hank Peters' varsity soccer team, which 
last season won only one contest, will be 
out to better itself this year when it meets 
seven colleges, including powerful Penn 
State and mighty Temple, two of the king 
pins of the intercollegiate soccer world. 

Hank won't say much except that he 
expects this year's team to show marked 
improvement over the 1952 hooters who 
were plagued by injuries and inexperience. 

The Schedule: Oct. 3, Penn State; 
Oct. 10, Temple at Philadelphia; Oct. 16, 
Delaware; Oct. 24, Drexel; Oct. 30, 
Gettysburg at Gettysburg; Nov. 7, West- 
ern Maryland at Westminster, Md. ; Nov. 
14, Franklin and Marshall. 



Brad Myers With Rams 

Brad Myers '53, rookie half-back with the 
Los Angeles Rams of the National Football 
League, made several substantial gains in 
their charity tilt with the Washington Red- 
skins. The Rams won 20-7 and have been 
unbeaten in pre-season play to press time. 



TICKETS 

If you want to make certain of choice seats for the opener. Dad's Day and Homecom- 
ing, it is advisable to get your ticket order in early. 

Ticket Distribution — Contributors to Alumni and University Funds during the fiscal 
year that closed on June 30, 1953, will be given priority in filling ticket orders for Home- 
coming. 

A special section on the fifty-yard line will be reserved for the class (of fifty members 
or more) having the highest percentage of contributors. This year the honor goes to the 
class of 1913 

To receive above priorities, application accompanied by check or money order must be 
in Athletic Office by October 4. Please signify on application. 



Order Your Football Tickets Early 
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Last Name 



First 



Middle 



Class 



State 



Date 


Game 


No. Tickets 


Reserve Price 


Amount 


*Sept. 26 


Buffalo 




$2.50 




Oct. 3 


Muhlenberg (Dad's Day) 




$2.50 




Oct. 17 


Temple (Homecoming) 




$3.00 




Nov. 21 


Delaware 




$2.50 




* Night 


TOTAL 









Make checks payable to BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY — INTERCOLLEGIATE 

ATHLETICS. Return order blanks to Albert E. Humphreys, Director of Athletics. 

Tickets will be sent by insured mail. 

SEPTEMBER 1958 



HOMECOMING IS EARLY THIS YEAR 



With the Homecoming game scheduled 
for October 17. all planning for the big 
event must be advanced somewhat ahead 
of the usual schedule. Already a large 
committee of alumni, students, faculty and 
town residents are at work planning the 
program and making the arrangements to 
properly welcome and entertain visiting 
alumni, relatives and friends. 

And the early date will be a further 
guarantee of pleasant weather and ideal 
dri\-ing conditions. The campus and. in 
fact, all of Central Pennsylvania will dis- 
play all the charm of a glorious fall. What 
better time and place to meet and relax 
with good old Joe and Mary? Better drop 
them a line right now and arrange for a 
campus reunion on October 17. 

Features Galore 

All of the features that make Homecom- 
ing one of Bucknell's three big celebration 
days (the other two are Alumni-Com- 
mencement Weekend in June and Buck- 
nell's Birthday in February) will be in- 
cluded again this year. The full program 
of events will be published in the October 
BUCKXELL ALUMNUS but that will 
be too late to make your reservations. 
Send your ticket, room and luncheon res- 
ervations now (on a tentative basis if you 
must) so that adequate provision can be 
made for your comfort and pleasure. 
Forms for all these reservations are pro- 
vided in this issue of the ALUMNUS. 
Remember, the October issue will be too 
late this year. 

The Old Shoe Battle 

That traditional Old Shoe, symbolic of 
victory over Temple, has been proudly 
displayed in Carnegie Building during the 
past two years and no one on the campus 
has any thought of a change of residence 
for it. After all, it has become a part of 
the display unit that includes the Bronze 
Bison presented by the late Dr. S. Dale 
Spotts '18. However, there are plans afoot 
on the practice fields at Temple University 
to remove it from our midst. The Home- 
coming game with Temple has come to 
have a special meaning and, regardless of 
previous scores, a super football game is 
assured. Kick-off time is 2:00 o'clock. 
Vou will not want to miss this Game of 
the Year. 

The All-Alumni Luncheon 

Of course, the Homecoming Game is 
just the super-colossal feature of a star- 
studded program. The all-alumni lunch- 
eon at the Davis Gym at twelve noon 
Csharp; is the place to eat and meet your 
friends and classmates and catch the latest 
word on University aflfairs. But how can 
we prepare for a thousand visitors unless 
you tell us you arc coming — better send 
that reservation NOW. The luncheon 
will be over in plenty of time for you to 
.•ice the pre-game spectacle prepared for 
you by the Buckncll Band and majorettes. 

The Roundup is a Reunion 

After the ><amir i-veryljoily will trek back 
to Davis Gym for more meeting and grcet- 
tnn old friends. And where else can you 
Kivc vent to your opinion on two-platoon 
v», non-platoon football? After the 
Roundup and dinner on the campus or in 
town you will be ready for the All-Univcr- 
ity Danrc. nchcdulcd for 9:00 p. m. in 
-. K I' T K .M B p. R I « 5 a 



the Gym. Here entertainment and more 
greetings will be interspersed with the 
dancing so that even the most non-dancing 
alumnus will find enjoyment and relaxa- 
tion. 

Other Features, Too 

Here we are out of space already and a 
dozen other highlights we'd like to tell 
you about. But if you've been here before 
on Homecoming Weekend you know all 
the big deals, and if this is your first in a 
long time, just come and be surprised at 
the hospitalitj- awaiting you on "The 
Hill." In fact, come Friday if you pos- 
sibly can so you will be in time for the 
Bonfire Parade and will be able to be up 
bright and early for the Bison Club Break- 
fast. Last minute previews of the game 
prospects will be on tap along with a 
hearty breakfast. The Bisons gather for 
breakfast at the Lewisburg Club, 131 
^Market Street and everyone is most wel- 
come, including the ladies. Alumni For- 
ums will occupy the morning hours after 
breakfast, with special programs devoted 
to discussions of alumni organizational ac- 
tivities. Several committees of the General 
Alumni Association will hold important 
meetings and a number of the classes holding 
five-year reunions in June 1954 will meet in 
planning sessions. 

Better make it a long weekend this year 
for the program is filled and several 
"musts", remain. There's the University 
Golf Course ready to make your round of 
golf a pleasant memory of the Home- 
coming Weekend. And a tour of the new 
Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library where spe- 
cial exhibits will be on display will be a 
rewarding experience. Then, too, all of 
Lewisburg's churches are having Home- 
coming services and you are cordially in- 
vited to attend the church of your choice. 

But NOW is the time to send in your 
reservations — at least on a tentative basis 
— waiting for the October issue of THE 
BUCKNELL ALUMNUS will be too 
late. Remember, HOMECOMING IS 
EARLY THIS YEAR. See you all 
October 17. 



Dad Is King— October 3 

The Fifteenth Annual Dad's Day will be 
celebrated on the Bucknell Campus, Satur- 
day, October 3, 1953. Dad's Day, which is 
now a tradition, has become one of the out- 
standing functions of the school year. The 
program this year will include a Fathers' 
Association Board of Directors meeting in 
the Lewisburg Club, 131 Market Street, at 
10:45 A. M., followed by a Fathers' Lunch- 
eon to be held at the Lewisburg Qub 12:00 
noon sharp. Mr. George A. Dietrich, Rock- 
ville Centre, N. Y., President of the Fathers' 
Association, will conduct a short meeting 
when new officers for the Association will be 
elected for 1953-54. A message will also be 
brought to the Dads by the President of 
Bucknell University. Immediately follow- 
ing the luncheon meeting the Dads will at- 
tend the football game in Memorial Stadium 
scheduled for 2 :00 P. M. Muhlenberg Col- 
lege will be Bucknell's opponent on this occa- 
sion. At 8 :00 P. M. in Davis Gym the Men's 
and Women's Glee Clubs will sing and other 
entertainment will be provided. On Sunday, 
October 4, parents are cordially invited to 
attend the Lewisburg church of their choice. 

Although Dad's Day is dedicated to all the 
fathers of Bucknell students, the mothers 
are cordially invited. Mr. Howard "Red" 
Macauley, senior student, and President of 
Student-Faculty Congress, is writing a let- 
ter of invitation to all Bucknell parents to 
visit the campus October 3 and 4, 1953. The 
college will be thrown open to the parents, 
and they will be able to see how tlie students 
live, work and play at Bucknell University. 
The Fathers' Association and the students 
are especially anxious to have the parents of 
this year's freshmen class visit tlte Bucknell 
campus on Dad's Day. 

If you have a son or daughter at Buck- 
nell University at the present time, why not 
ask them to make room reservations for you 
in Lewisburg. You can secure your meals 
at the University Cafeteria. 

Bucknell University and her student body 
are looking forward to welcoming over one 
thousand parents to the campus on October 
3 and 4, 1953. 



Even though your plans may be tentative, please mail this reservation TODAY and 
guarantee yourself a share in the program and also assist us in planning your accommoda- 
tions. Although we will do our best— WE CANNOT GUARANTEE RESERVATIONS 
RECEIVED AFTER OCTOBER 7. 



HOMECOMING RESERVATION 
OCTOBER 17, 1953 

Please reserve tickets f(ir ihc 1 1( )Ml<".COM I NG l.UNCI ll':ON, 

Saturday, October 17, 1953, at Davis Gym. 

Please reserve tickets for the BISON CI-LHi I1KI:AKI"AST, 

Saturday, October 17, 1953, at I-ewisburg Club. 

.N'AMIC (I'riiii; CLASS 

ADDRESS . . 

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onicir, Durkiiell Llnlvcmlty, LcwInbuDt, I'"., NOW. .SimkI ynnr rouiii icwrvjilliiii Id Koiii'Kt 
I). Uruwii, iiv(Tctary, Chrlittinii ANKOcliitloii). 



UNIVERSITY AWARDS 387 DEGREES 




In the receiving line at a reception in Paliistan, left to riglit, Mrs. 
Ambassador to Pakistan; Jolin Foster Dulles, Secretary of State; 
Mutual Security Administration. 



Horace A. Hildreth; Dr. Hildreth, 
and Harold A. Stassen, Director, 



A FEATURED part of the five-ring 
circus known as Alumni and Com- 
mencement Weekend was devoted to the 
graduating seniors and their parents on 
June 6, 7, and 8. 

Although the new vitalized Alumni 
Weekend includes activities specially 
planned for the graduating seniors as well 
as the reuning alumni, there is no doubt 
that in the minds of seniors the climax of 
the weekend comes when the senior grasps 
that long coveted sheepskin from the ex- 
tended hand of the President of the Uni- 
versity. As a prelude to the actual Com- 
mencement exercises, seniors and their 
parents as well as many alumni visitors 
enjoyed the traditional President's recep- 
tion and the Baccalaureate exercises on 
Sunday, June 7. 

"The Infallible Rule of Life" 

Rev. David J. Davis '32, pastor of the Ply- 
mouth Congregational Church of Miami, 
Florida, speaker at the Baccalaureate services, 
noted that men have always been seeking 
the meaning of life. The Rev. Davis, who 
graduated from Bucknell in 19.32 and re- 
ceived his bachelor of divinity degree in 
1936 from the Yale Divinity School, 
praised the Golden Rule, the Eight Fold 
Path of Buddha, and the Ten Command- 
ments as guides to living. He then cited 
the five words, "Make the Best Come 
True," as a rule he would commend to the 
graduates as infallible. 

He observed that "it is one of the facts 
of human nature that you get just about 
what you are looking for in this life in 
that your deep unconscious desires come 
to pass." 

Senator Douglas of Illinois is 
Commencement Speaker 

Seniors were urged to develop both at- 
tributes of character and culture in a stir- 
ring address delivered by Senator Paul H. 
Douglas of Illinois who gave the Com- 
mencement address in place of Secretary 
of State John Foster Dulles who had to 
cancel his appearance because of the cli- 
max in the truce negotiations in Korea. 

Senator Douglas pointed out that "the 
pursuit of culture to the exclusion of char- 
acter gives us men who are at best fragile 
and at worst vicious. When the storms 
of adversity beat upon them, as happens 

8 



upon occasion to most lives, they tend to 
go down in futility or failure." Citing the 
lives of Henry Adams, the Puritan; Crom- 
well, Michaelangelo and Jefferson as illus- 
trations, the Senator pointed out that the 
great and winsome characters in history 
have always been men who have com- 
bined these attributes. 

President Horace A. Hildreth conferred 
349 bachelor's, 33 master's and 6 honorary 
degrees. Dean William H. Coleman pre- 
sented the class for their degrees. During 
the presentation of the degrees Dr. Hil- 
dreth stepped back to permit Dr. Herbert 
Lincoln Spencer, former president of 
Bucknell and now a trustee, to present his 
daughter, Sally, a bachelor of arts degree 
cum laude. 

Honorary degrees were conferred on 
Herbert L. Spencer, Executive Director 
of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New 
York and a former president of Bucknell 
and of the Pennsylvania College for Wo- 



men; Dr. Clarence E. Carter, Chevy Chase, 
Md., a State Department editor and noted 
scholar in tlie field of American history ; 
Dr. Walter B. McKinney, Philadelphia, 
a business man and physician, who has 
practiced medicine since 1924 and has 
served as president of. various steamship 
and terminal companies; Bayard L. En- 
gland, Atlantic City, President of the 
Atlantic City Electric Company and the 
Ed. son Institute and vice chairman and 
treasurer of the New Jersey Highway 
Authority. 

The Commencement speaker, Senator 
Douglas, was awarded the degree of Doc- 
tor of Civil Law and the Rev. David J. 
Davis, the Baccalaureate speaker, received 
a degree of Doctor of Divinity. 

Distinguished Guests 

Distinguished guests at the Commence- 
ment exercises included Mrs. James Hile, 
Lumber City, Penna., daughter of Hannah 
Bloom Lemon of the Class of 1863, who 
came to see a representative of another 
generation of her family receive his de- 
gree. He was John Lemon Bailey of the 
Class of 1953 whose parents are Mr. and 
Mrs. Clyde P. Bailey (Dorothy Lemon) 
of the Class of 1929. Another visitor 
whose memory goes back to a graduation 
program of seventy years ago was Mrs. 
Anna Keiffer Hay of the Institute Class of 
1883 who traveled from Washington, D. C. 
to celebrate her 70th anniversary of gradu- 
ation. 

Faculty Promotions 

Faculty promotions announced at the 
Commencement exercises included the fol- 
lowing: Promoted from associate profes- 
sor to professor: Robert A. Gardner, 
civil engineering; Robert D. Henderson, 
economics; William I. Miller, mathema- 
tics; George W. Minard, chemical engi- 
neering. 

Promoted from assistant professor to 
associate professor were: Sylvester J. 
Blum, physical education; Harry R. Gar- 
vin, English; Charles Herschel Jones, 
political science; Henry N. Peters, physi- 
cal education. 

Three persons were promoted from in- 
structor to assistant professor. They are: 
Allen W. Flock, music; Anthony A. Krzy- 
wicki, economics; Darina J. Tuhy, music. 




Mrs. Anna Keefer Hay, Institute Class of 1S33 and Dr. John I. Woodruff, Class of 1890, president 
of the Emeritus Club, receive the greetings of the alumni gathered at the luncheon. 

SEPTEMBER 1853 



The Internship Program 

(Continued from Page 3) 

Our records indicate that the following 
Bucknellians participated in the Internship 
Program in Washington : Eric G. Stewart 
'36. Dora Elleni Oliver '37. Robert Renville 
"38. Russell O. Hess '40. and Mrs. Betty 
Holifield Feldmann '46. All of these folks 
except Mrs. Dora Elleni Oliver, for whom 
we have no current address, have been asked 
to comment upon the success of their partici- 
pation in the Internship Program. \\'e are 
pleased to present the interesting reports re- 
ceived from two of them. 

From Eric G. Stezi'art '36: 

Thanks for the opportunity to say a few 
good words about the N. I. P. A. program. 
While that institution was an experiment to 
test the idea of selecting potential civil ser- 
vants and bringing them from die college 
campus to Washington, the opportunity still 
exists and if a few words from me will 
encourage a student to seek a career in gov- 
ernment I am sure he or she will find it 
worthwhile. 

In the spring of 1936 I was beginning to 
wonder what an A.B. major in American 
History would do for a living that summer. 
I had visions of entering the foreign service 
of the State Department ... In Septem- 
ber 1936 a very green college student from 
Lewisburg was in the first crop of 28 
N. I. P. A. interns trying to get their feet on 
the ground in Washington. I soon found 
tliat the State Department was not for nie. 
But a happy second choice opened up in the 
Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce. 
From there I watched the Washington scene 
for nine months. Together with its pro- 
gram of meetings with key figures, progress 
reports, supervisory interviews, counseling, 
etc., we managed to pack into those nine 
months as much experience as might have 
taken years to acquire otherwise. In this 
regard the N. I. P. A. gave us an advantage. 
It was a painless way of rapidly gaining 
practical experience with which to get a 
head start in our government career. On 
the other hand, looking back more than 16 
years I feel now that while we were greatly 
assisted in being "placed" in a government 
office, we were actually on our own initia- 
tive ajid got out of the program just about 
what we put into it. Some had a good time 
and went back to their father's business but 
the majority of us have stayed in govern- 
ment service of one kind or another. And 
with increasing regularity more of the 521 
intern names keep appearing in positions of 
responsibility. Hardly a day goes by here 
that one ex-tern will not pass on to another 
the word that "W. L. is now Executive Offi- 
cer of Mutual Security for India and we 
got a nice letter from his wife the other 
day telling about their trip from New 
Delhi to Ceylon" or "Did you sec the item 
on the first page of the Poxl today about 
J. M. being made Executive Director of the 
Civil Service Commission." 

If I had it to do over again I would cer- 
tainly be ju.st as eager to come to Washing- 
ton. The unfortunate publicity that the i)ress 
gives to p<iliticians like McCarthy and the 
distorted stories they tell is out of all pro- 
(Kirtion to the much bigger good work that 
the more than a million civil servants are 
doing. Wc arc gradually getting more recog- 
nition for the career public employee and 
the fart that there are honorable profession- 
al groups within the government .service. For 
example you now hear a lot about the field 
of arlministrative management with its sev- 
eral professional societies. I am sure that 
the .\. I. /'. A. has made a valuable contribu- 
ttrm toward this recognition. And even 
though the Institute is now closed and the 
f'ivil .Service Commission lias officially tak- 
en over the job of sfHtnsoring intern.ship.s, the 
(Continued on I'iikc 21) 

.S K r T K M n K R I i 3 



The Care and Feeding 
of College Students 




WO.MF.N'S DINIXG IIAi.l. 

Mrs. Esther B. Long spends most of 
her waking hours preparing to feed the 
active men students and the calorie-con- 
scious coeds at the University. Mrs. Long 
holds three University degrees. D.S. '16, 
A.B. '17, M.A. '49 and is still pursuing 
courses at the University, but serves as 
the full time Director of Food Service. 
As head of a staff of 120, she plans and 
serves over 2400 meals a day. 

"Men students pose few food problems. 
Just give them meat, potatoes and plenty 
of milk and the)' seem contented," she 
revealed. "But with our women students, 
there's always the problem of dieting. 
Especially during Lent, desserts go wast- 
ing." 

Mrs. Long named liver as the food most 
often ignored by Bucknell students, in 
spite of its high health value. 

They Dodge Breakfast 

Describing another idiosyncracj', she 
said that the University's women students 
are "breakfast-dodgers." 

"Even setting the breakfast hour later 
has failed to change that habit," she said. 

In the women's dining hall, the break- 
fast count reaches a weekly low on Sunday 
morning when the early risers number 
between 30 and 50, instead of the usual 
475. 

Meals are served cafeteria style in the 
University cafeteria, which has a capacity 
of 350. The Women's Dining Hall, with 
a seating capacity of 492, serves 1500 meals 
daily. 

Caters to Parties 

Catering to teas, parties, and special 
dinners is another service provided by 
Mrs. Long's staff. Not a day goes by 
without some party or tea for which to 
prepare. 

A former Bucknell student herself, Mrs. 
Long has served in the food department 
at the University for 12 years, first as an 
assistant and then as dietitian for the 
Women's Dining Hall. Two years ago 
when the dining facilities were consoli- 
dated, she was made Director of I'ood 
Service, 

But with all the work she has, Mrs. 
Long is still a perpetual student. 

"I still take at least one study course 
every semester," she added, "but I'm not 
working for credits at the moinenl. I 
just like to feel (hat I'm studying some 
thing worlhwhiti- < i' li ' :ir." 



Suppose You Were 
the Editor? 

Will you take ten minutes to be a guest 
editor of THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS? 
We need your advice. 

To keep tlie cost of printing and mailing 
of THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS with- 
in the budget ($10,000) three newspaper edi- 
tions were added in 1948 to the previous 
printing schedule of four magazine editions. 
There is evidence that alumni do not give the 
newspaper editions the attention accorded the 
regular magazine issues. This is unfortu- 
nate for the same editorial content is sup- 
plied in both. 

One of the problems facing your editor, 
obviously, becomes one of considering ways 
of eliminating the less popular newspaper 
edition. Adding three magazine editions is 
out of the question on account of budget 
restrictions. However, the substitution of 
otie magazine for the three newspaper edi- 
tions would meet budget requirements. The 
question then becomes, shall we cut down 
to five magazine issues a year or continue 
the present four magazine and three news- 
paper editions. While you are voting you 
can help us in our space problems by giving 
your opinion on the space you would like us 
to devote to various elements in THE 
BUCKNELL ALUMNUS. 

To make your job easier we print below 
a tabulation of the space we allotted to va- 
rious sections in 1952-53. After you look 
at that, please jot down in the open column 
the number of pages you would like us to 
assign this year. (Don't regard the past as 
ideal, for we know that the balance could 
have been improved). If you care to make 
further remarks in a letter we will certainly 
give heed to your comments. 

Sign your slip only if you care to. In 
any event, please indicate your class to give 
us a good idea of our sampling. Send your 
coupon to THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS, 
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylva- 
nia. And accept our sincere thanks in ad- 
vance. 



My Vote on Number of Issues 

I prefer five magazines a year rather 
than the present four magazines and tliree 
newspapers. 

Yes n N'' D 


My Vote on Space 


Dcparimciils 


fanes 
Last 
)'rar 


I'at/rs 
riiis 
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Class Notes 


47 




University Affairs 


15 




Reunion and 
Commencement 


14 




Club Activities 


12 




Alumni Achievement 


H) 




Sports 


S 




Fund Reports 


8 




l'"ealurcs 

(Lead Article) 


5 




I lomecomiiig 


5 




i'ninl (!<iver 


4 


4 


.Student News 


4 




h'acultv News 


4 




H;ick Cover 


4 


4 


I.elliTs 


3 




Utiokshelf 


3 




Table of Contents, 
Masthead 


3 


3 


Label 


1 


1 


TOTAL 


l.SO 


l.SO 


Nniiir ( liixx 



EMERITUS CLUB 




The Emeritus Club was called to order at 
10:45 a. m., June 7, 1953, by president, Dr. 
John I. Woodruff with 14 members present, 
as follows: Harvey Boger '01; M. C. Van 
Gundy '98; Dr. C. D. Koch '98; Mrs. Mary 
Chambers Flint '98; Dr. Mabel Grier Lesher 
'01; Dr. G. E. Fisher '91; Charles I. Boyer 
'02; T. Lamar Williams '02; Mrs. Isabelle S. 
Robison '01; Miss Flora M. Clymer r93; 
Dr. F. G. Ballentine '99; Dr. J. I. Woodruff 
'90; Dr. B. M. Wagenseller '95; W. H. Engle 
'99; Frank M. Simpson '95. Also present 
were Dr. Blake, faculty adviser, and two 
visitors Mrs. M. C. VanGundy and Mrs. 
J. W. Kidd. 



Remarks were made by president Wood- 
ruff and the other members present. Also 
several letters were read from members un- 
able to attend. 

A nominating committee composed of Dr. 
C. D. Koch and C. I. Boyer reported the 
present officers for re-election, which was 
done. They are: president, Dr. J. I. Wood- 
ruff; vice-president, F. M. Simpson; secre- 
tary-treasurer. Dr. B. M. Wagenseller. 

At 3:00 p. m., after the All-Alumni Lunch- 
eon, members of the Club assembled at the 
German House for a social hour. 

— B. M. Wagenseller '95, 

Secretary. 



CLASS OF 1903 




Those present at the 50th Anniversary had 
a wonderful time. There were 25 reservations 
from a roster of 48. 

The scheduled meeting at 10:30 a. m. in 
Vaughan Literature Building was called to 
order b3' the President who introduced our 
faculty host, Mr. William McRae of the 
Music Department. The meeting was rather 
hectic and conducted in an unparlimentary 
manner, what with new arrivals dropping in, 
and everybody making talk. (I am sure, 
however, that Dr. Lincoln Hulley would have 
looked on us with kindly consideration.) 

10 



Messages were read from John Cook, Dr. 
A. F. Donehower, Dr. Roger H. Williams, 
Harry Bilger, Ernest Taylor and wife Sadie 
Ayres, Dr. H. K. Williams, Joseph E. Glas- 
pey and excerpts from questionnaires of Dr. 
Bessie Burchett, Royce Carringer and others, 
who were present, were also read. 

It was nearing time for, picture taking, so 
class regalia, consisting of gold rosettes made 
by Ida Luchsinger, and skull caps with our 
class numerals were donned and the pictures 
was taken in 1903 form; there was not a chair 
nor bench in sigh. Somehow we never got 



CLASS RI 



back "in meeting", so it was never adjourned. 
If you cannot tell who is who in the picture 
let your class reporter know and she will 
send you a diagram. 

Scheduled to march at 12:00, we lined up 
behind the Emeritus Group and B. LT. band. 
In a slow informal manner, we reached Davis 
Gj'm where all Alumni were having lunch 
together. Our 1903 table was graced by 
several beautiful bouquets of red roses — our 
class flower — also, place cards printed in gold 
and golden favors were at each place. 

After a delicious luncheon our class wa>, 
given special recognition and Jane Fowler 
Bullis, of Whittier, California, was also given 
special mention as having traveled the farth- 
est. After the luncheon we went to Walker 
House where a special reunion party was ' 
arranged by our competent social chairman, 
Mrs. Charlotte Shields Murphy. We showed 
pictures, old and new, the old ones bringing 
back many memories, the new ones showing 



CLASS OF 1908 




The Class of 1908 met for its scheduled 
business meeting hoping that by some good 
fortune, our president. Dr. Winfield Booth, 
would be there with gavel in hand. How- 
ever, illness prevented his presence. 

After the appointment of Henry C. 
Thomspon as temporary chairman and Mae 
Jones McGuire as temporary secretary the 
business meeting of our 45th Anniversary ! 
Class reunion was called to order with 21 
members present. 

Election of officers followed. Elected were: 
president. Dr. Winfield Booth; vice-presi- 
dent, Charles A. Nicely; secretary, Helen T. 
Blakemore; class fund manager, W. Carl 
Sprout; class reporter, Margaret Mathias. 

Clyde and Ida Hostetter traveled the 
greatest distance (Winter Park, Florida) to 
attend the reunion. I 

i 

The 45th Ahniversary was most satis-; 

factory; a success to those who attended. 
SEPTEMBER 1953 




like. There is no way to express the satis- 
faction each one had in meeting classmates, 
but each one felt so rewarded for the effort 
to attend, that we most earnestly urge the 



remaining members of our class to share 
this supreme experience with us at the SOth. 

— Margaket Pangburn Mathias, 

Reporter. 



CLASS OF 1913 



our pride and interest in the generations that 
follow us. 

Everyone received a "prize" for one reason 
or another. We had punch, cookies, and 
candy, and lots of talk. Our regret is that 
all cou'd not have stayed with the small group 
to the end. This group went to church, the 
President's reception. Baccalaureate services. 
Commencement, and to a viewing of Airs. 
Edith Kelly Fetherston's paintings and antiques 
at Packwood House. 

As guests of the University, we are most 
grateful for the fine hospitality extended to 
us. AH in all it was a very happy and mem- 
orable time for those present. To quote a 
member of the University family "everybody 
was watching them, they were having such 
a good time." 

— Mrs. Elvie C. Herpel, 

President. 




Members of the class were happy to meet 
each other and the various members of their 
fatnilics who displayed the same keen en- 
thusiasm and interest from start to finish. 

The Committee for the SOth Anniversary 
has already begun plans; the first is to ob- 
tain a snap-shot Twith film) as of 1953 of 
each class member. Do it now, and mail it 
to Margaret Mathias at once. 

Our class was given recognition for its 
contributions to the Alumni Fund, and we 
hope that in the future W. Carl Sprout, our 
class fund manager will be given your liberal 
(Upfiort in making the record of 1908 even 
more uulstanding. 

Words arc most inadequate to express the 
tinccrc comradship each one felt as wc 
fningled around the refreshment table at the 
Kaffcc Klalsch in the Stolz home; every 
one seemed to be host and hostess which 
made the affair informal, inlimale and home- 
.S K !• T K M I> K K IS .'. 3 




With startling swiftness forty years have 
swept by since 1913, and it is June, 1953. 
Twenty-eight of us, prouder of out Bucknell 
heritage than ever in the past, spent happy 
hours together celebrating in grand reunion 
at the campus we all love so well. 

On Saturday, June 6, came our first official 
time for assorted and approved epithets of 
greeting, renewed handshakes, and heartiest 
gladness. It was real, honest-to-goodness 
reality. Interrupting all this gayety, of nec- 
essity, came our business meeting. 

After greetings by our friendly faculty host. 
Dr. Frantz, Prexy Howard "Sal" Fisher 
called all to silence and to words of prayer 
by Rev. George F. Haines. Thus, in dignity 
and thankful worship was our meeting begun. 

Accompanied by occasional clattering of a 
classroom bell on the wall to add college 
flavor and halted by frequent interruptions 
by raucous welcomes to new arrivals, the 
meeting was highly responsive to our prexy's 
conduct of every item of heavy business to 
receive attention by these 60-year-olds bent 
on a good time. 

Everything was lovely. Officers elected 
for a new five-year term arc "Howie" Fisher, 
president; Prof. "Hal" Shaffer, treasurer; 
C. L. Sanders, secretary; "Mar" Glover, re- 
union chairman. In fact everything went 
so well that a motion was passed to establish 
class dues, voluntary but desirable, to assure 
the sound financial honor of 1913 and to give 
Harold Shaffer the pleasure of sending onl 
notices sometime next spring. 

Oi course, a photographer had to iiUirrupl 
the stately, however noisy, progress of our 
meeting. Well, the picture soon became a 
matter of record for the ALUMNUS and 
the archives where all claims lo greatness are 
preserved. Within nn'nutes after the Ijual 
camera click came Delinda Potter and Jane 
Ircy Rces, first girls to report. At the lunch- 
eon F.thel Hottenstein Miles joined the group 
and the fun. On the parade march to Davis 



Gym, "Pud" Stein and "Whitey" Zehner fell 
into line. "Berk" Hastings could be present 
Friday evening only. Of the 28 returning, 
the six just named are missing from the pic- 
ture. Try to identify the other twenty-two, 
all men, the 12 ladies being wives present, 
although a few are not in the picture. 

Following the picture a memorial for our 
40 departed classmates was fittingly observed. 
Class reporter Sanders slowly read the names 
after which Rev. Ed. Brush united hearts 
and minds with the personalities of those 
gone from their earthly home. These mo- 
ments in prayer recorded a fealty to Bucknell 
and 1913 that can not be forgotten. 

On Friday evening, for 12 early birds, and 
on Saturday afternoon the home of Classmate 
"Jim" McCkire and wife on University Ave- 
nue was our headquarters. Language only 
weakly can express our gratitude for the re- 
ception all of us received there. It was su- 
perb — hospitality, cookies, punch, memories, 
chats, everything but goodbyes. 

Those Lucky 13 badges were distinctive. 
Worn with unbelievable pride, they added to 
campus color and enthusiasm beyond any 
classmate's dream. 

But I must not stop without telling of 
greetings read from Helen Harlol Leonard, 
Rev. "Dick" Howling, "Howie" Goehring, 
Llarry Xing Kelly, Winifred Naylor, (ieorge 
I'iersol. 

To all wives present a gracious Thanks!! 
(ciiiK- ,i(_;,iin. You are in the best of standing 
.IS honorary members of 1913. Next time 
we hope siiine husbands of classmate wives 
will join ns in all the nu'nimenl. 

And to all abscMlees a siiic<Ti- regret that 
you were unalilr li> iduic this yc-ir! We 
missed you not as a group but one by one. 
We can hope for all a return at a future time. 
Our 45lli will be here soon — in 1958. 

- ClIAUJ.ICS L. SANDIvKS, 

Secretary. 
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CLASS OF 1918 




How time flies! Reunion is over and now 
we will begin to plan for the next one. At- 
tendance was light, as you will see from the 
group picture. 

I was a little surprised to find that I had 
been listed as Reunion Chairman. Had I 
known that I am sure I would have made 
an extra special effort to see that more of 
you '18ers had journeyed to Lewisburg. 

Our President, Barton Mackey, has been 
convalescing from a serious operation and 
he asked me to take over for him. I was 
late in arriving, having had to detour 
through Montandon to reach Lewisburg. We 
had our business meeting, electing the same 
officers, with the exception of Dr. Chester 
Keefer, who had asked to be relieved of his 
post. In his place, and combining the office 
of class treasurer and class fund manager, 
we elected Russell E. Boyer. You will be 
hearing from him. We exchanged news, had 
our picture taken and then attended the 
Alumni Truncheon. 



r had never attended an Alumni Luncheon 
and I found it most interesting; a thousand 
Bucknellians is a fine spot to acquire some 
of that good old Bucknell enthusiasm. 

Of the members who were back for our 
Reunion, Jessie Potts Kline had her father 
with her. Mr. Potts is 88. Dagmar Leth 
Donauer had her husband, Dr. Donauer, and 
her mother, Mrs. Leth, who is -82. Dagmar 
has a son, a Princeton graduate and a doctor, 
serving in Korea. 

Did you know that University records 
show that 31 members of our Class have 
died? And there are 16 "lost" members. Do 
you know the whereabouts of Marguerite 
Baird or Trella Yoder — just two of the miss- 
ing? 

I do hope to hear from more of you in 
the future. The reporting has been fun and 
I want to continue — with your help. 

— Elizabeth Champion King, 

Secretary. 



CLASS OF 1923 




To those who have to read this report to 
learn about our class reunion — condolences! 
Golly, we wish you could have made it! More 
fun! "Now don't tell me, I'll remember in 
a minute — isn't this — but it can't be. Why 
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you don't look thirty years older! Hi, Peg! 
Why, there's Betty, too (hugs and kisses). 
And there's Andy Gehret (Doctor, 5^ o u 
know). Isn't he distinguished looking with 
his fine face and white hair? , And, isn't he 



CLASS RI 



lucky to have all that hair!" Dal Griffith 
has some, too. So does Luke Miller and 
Pinky Jones (in fact. I happen to know 
that Pinky is just a trifle proud of his). As 
for a lot of the others — well, some of the 
nicest guys haven't much, you know. In 
general, the women seem to have held up 
better than the men. (If you don't believe 
it, order a reunion picture). 

Now for some less disputable information. 
Your reporter missed the business meeting 
in the morning due to the coincidence of re- 
union and ripe strawberries that had to be 
"done". Dick, my youngest son, and I were 
there in plenty of time, however, to join the 
forty or more members of our class as- 
sembled for the march down the hill to Davis 
gym and dinner. We were no more than 
seated till Gladys Emerick Erdman and I 
were exchanging snapshots of our families. 
It was slightly more than warm that day, 
so the removal of coats by the men soon 
became a general activity. Then some of the 
big brains of the class (they must have 
been engineers and they might have been 
headed by our president) gathered up all the 
decorative balloons within reach, tied the 
strings together, fastened then to the size- 
able 1923 card from their table and nudged 
the creation gently skyward. Up it went, 
grandly, applause rising with it — till it 
lodged against the top-most rafters; 1923 
took precedence over all its fellows. 



CLASS OF 1928 




One hundred seventeen (117) alumni rep- 
resented the Class of 1928 at its all-important 
Twenty-fifth reunion on June 6, 1953. 

An influx of alumni in general began on 
Friday, and continued throughout the week- 
end. A large number were "Twenty-eighters" 
who lost no time in meeting old friends' and 
making new ones. We couldn't have had 
more fun! 

SEPTEMBER 1953 



NIONS 



Following the dinner we went to Seventh 
Street House (right across the street from 
Annex, girls^ where our afternoon head- 
quarters were. There Jerr\- Schmucker 
Sheffer had her husband installed behind the 
punch bowl, ladling out a good cold harm- 
less drink to all comers (.Jerry w-as too busy 
VN"aiting for a telephone message that \vould 
say she had a new grandchild). There were 
others there not free from anxiety either. 
Vivian Livingston Ferguson's husband has 
been seriously ill for quite some time and 
her trip back to the campus was what the 
doctor ordered as a needed respite for her, 
from the constant, devoted care of him. 
They live in Ocean City, N. J. Vivian's 
famous smile is still there, and still very 
sweet. Anyhow, everybody seemed so happy 
to see everybody else, and those of us who 
had anything to do with planning the re- 
union felt gratified to have the response that 
we did to the first concerted effort to have a 
real reunion in the thirty years since gradu- 
ation. 

A list of ofiicers elected at the business 
meeting follows: president. Dr. Dalzell M. 
Griffith: vice-president, Harry W. Jones; 
secretarj-, Foster C. Wilson; treasurer, class 
fund manager, Arda C. Bowser; class re- 
porter, Mrs. LeRoy Frantz. 

— Olive Eillhime Frantz, 
Reporter. 




This reunion was the first real get-together 
of our class since graduation, and through 
the efforts of a fine group of committees it 
wa» a really bang-up affair. The whole wcek- 
ftnl was a very busy one, but it was so well 
planned that everyone had adequate time to 
rclax> and visit with families and friends. 

Our class meeting was scheduled lor 10:.30 
|tn the beautiful Bcrtrand Library, After 
.s K p T K M n K R I » s a 



H. M. Marsh "Gummy" opened the meeting 
with a friendl}- welcome he familiarized us 
with the fine program set up tor us and all 
of the returning Bucknellians and friends. A 
huge planning committee comprised of stu- 
dents, faculty, alumni and the townspeople 
had left nothing undone. Special attention 
had been given to arranging housing ac- 
commodations and fine food for all of us. 

Dr. Lewis Theiss was our honorary faculty 
guest. It was great to see and hear from him 
again. We all recalled how very pleased he 
had been years ago when we elected to dedi- 
cate our L'Agenda to him. 

A very brief business meeting followed, 
and we were brought up to date on a few 
vital matters. We were reminded by our 
President — Marsh, not "Ike" — to obtain our 
special reunion hats and also our anniversary 
booklets. The latter is a class history espe- 
cially prepared by a committee appointed 
many months prior to our reunion. These 
booklets are great, and if you haven't seen 
one send a buck to Buck Shott and get one. 
All the worthwhile news of those who took 
time to answer the questionnaire has been 



compiled in fine style to be passed on to you. 
After you read it you will know just what 
became of old what's-his-name! 

After the class picture was taken we lined 
up behind a band, and began the traditional 
march to the Davis Gj'm where we had our 
Alumni luncheon. 

At three that afternoon, we all met at the 
Milton Country Club for a social get-together.. 
More _ tales were told and more stories 
swapped in the next few hours than you'd 
hear at an Elk's Convention! We must have 
been quite a bunch "in our day." 

I know everyone who was there will agree 
this one event in our program was a real high- 
light. We had such a lot of fun! 

Each one of you must make up your mind 
now to be one of those to return to our next 
reunion. You know you really should if only 
to check on the gang and see how everyone — 
well except you, of course, has changed. 

I promise if you go back once you'll agree 
that Reunions are grand! 

— LoRiNNE M. Marsh, 
Secretary. 



CLASS OF 1933 




If you saw a handsome man or an attrac- 
tive lady with a saucer-size Orange and 
Blue button, clutching Orange and Blue 
balloons and leaning on a cane — that was a 
happy classmate from 1933. There were 47 
class members who returned for the biggest 
and best reunion — our 20th. We didn't count 
the children but there were some very at- 
tractive youngsters in the group — some old 
enough to attend college — how time passes! 

According to the records, the niemlnr 
traveling the greatest distance to attend the 
reunion was our genial "Red" Wilkenson 
who journeyed from Hawaii. And, he came 
bearing lovely orchids for the ladies — real 
ones flown in from Hawaii. Thanks again, 
"Red", they made us feel like only an orchid 
can — simply wonderful! 

We were serious— long enough to elect 
the following officers for the next 5 years: 
president, D. Qayton Brouse; vice-president, 



Warren (Bud) Stflpleton; secretary, Marie 
Groff Hester; treasurer, Ralph Reish; class 
reporter, Janet Worthinglon Engleliardt; 
class fund ■manager, Campljell Rutledge, Jr.; 
25th reunion chairman, Louis .1. Rnsso. 

We had anotlier serious nuiinenl too— 
when we realized all llie time, work, and 
effort that Bill Liming devoted to our class 
book, "Twenty ^■^■ars .After". This 1953 An- 
niversary L'Agenda isn't an ordinary book; 
it has items of interest of our classmates, 
candid camera shots of the m and their 
families, and plenty of statistics on what our 
classmates have achieved. The book creates 
a warm feeling for our class and our col- 
lege. 

If yon missed tlie 2Uth rcimion start 
pl:iiniiiiK now for (lie 2Sth — it's later llian 
yon lliink! 

- Maumc (ikorK I Ikstkk, 
Secretary. 
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CLASS OF 1938 








In the absence of the class secretary and 
class reporter, I shall attempt to report the 
activities of the reunion of the Class of 1938. 
In the 10th anniversary report for the Class 
of 1938, Ira Fox mentioned that enough 
enthusiasm was expressed by the small group 
to indicate bigger and better reunions for the 
future. Surely this ISth anniversary of ours 
was a huge success. Ward Gage and "C. H." 
Richardson, co-chairmen of the reunion, 
should be given special credit for their efforts 
in the interest of our class. 

During the short business meeting before 
luncheon the following officers were elected 
for the next five years: president, Ira G. 
Fox; vice-president, William D. Foltz; sec- 
retary, Alice Anderson Clemens; treasurer, 
Constance Krautter Edwards; class fund 
manager, Ira G. Fox; class reporter, Ann 
Culbertson Dempsey. Letters received from 
members who could not attend were circu- 
lated and read. Mr. Howard Kieft, a faculty 
member handling psychological testing, was 
our faculty host. The book entitled "Rumi- 
nate with '38" was given to each of us. 



The Reunion Classes joined in a mass 
parade from the Lit Building to the Gym. 
And here I must congratulate the LTniversitj^ 
on its excellent handling of the Alumni lunch- 
eon and all the reunion activities. Everyone 
seemed so very favorably impressed with the 
efforts made to insure an enjoj'able weekend 
for the returning classes. 

Thanks to Marion Ranck Rose and her 
husband for entertaining us at their home on 
Saturday afternoon and to Bob Wright and 
his wife for the hospitality the '38ers enjoyed 
after closing the Alumni Jamboree late Sat- 
urday evening. 

Let us begin planning our 20th reunion 
now. Although this is the first reunion I 
have attended, I will certainly make every 
effort to attend the future ones. Those of 
you who could not come this time should 
definitely return in 1958. 

— Constance Krautter Edwards, 
Treasurer. 



CLASS OF 1943 




The tenth reunion meeting" 
1943 was called to order 
Haines, Jr., president. The 
fifth reunion meeting was 
nouncements of the day's 
made. Dr. Gathings, our 
was introduced. 

Since the university has 
vice-president for our class, 

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of the Class of to elect one for the next five years with the 

by George F. understanding that he will become president 

report from the of the class at the fifteenth reunion. Jay W. 

read and an- Wagner was nominated and unanimously 

activities were elected. The officers for our class are: 

faculty advisor, George F. Haines, Jr., president; Jay W. 

Wagner, vice-president; Mary Orso Johan- 

no record of a nesen, secretary; and Jeanne Haynes Thom- 

it was moved as, treasurer. Our new class, fund manager 



CLASS RE 



is Bill Thomas and the class reporter is 
Norene Bond Benton. 

Letters from absent members were read, 
as well as a list of deceased members. A 
moment of silence was observed in respect 
for these departed members. 

After our reunion picture was taken, each 
member introduced himself and his wife or 
husband. The greatest distance traveled 



CLASS OF 1948 




Forty-eight of our classmates came back to 
our fifth reunion — yes, 48 from the class of 
'48 — we did it. 

We had a marvelous time — only wish more 
of you could have made it — please try hard 
to come in 1958 — our tenth reunion. 

Our activity started Saturday morning, 
June 6th, at a "business" meeting in one of 
the Lit rooms. Actually, we mostly caught 
up on what everyone had done in the past 
5 years. Then we picked up our identifying 
insignia which was a cane with a BLTCK- 
NELL pennant and a sign with '48 on it. 
One of the highlights of the meeting was thel 
presentation of a pamphlet published by ourl 
own JOHN BURTON CLARK, who com- 
piled it from replies to the questionnaires wel 
received last spring. It is a most interesting 
and informative booklet and must have taken 



The Budget-Y'Know 

A considerable amount of Universi- 
ty, Faculty and Campus news, as well 
as the Bucknell Bookshelf and Alum- 
ni Achievement sections could not be 
carried in this issue of THE BUCK- 
NELL ALUMNUS for lack of space. 
The October (newspaper) issue will 
bring you up-to-date on these depart- 
ments. 



SEPTEMBER 19 53 



NIONS 



vas bv the Johannesens who came 300 miles 
rom Cleveland Heights. O. There were 
ibout 30 members of our class present at 
he meeting. 

Dr. Gathings gave us an interesting sum- 
nary of latest happenings on the campus. 

— M.\RY Orso Johannesen, 
Secretary. 



CLASS OF 1952 





nany, manj- hours of work. We thank you, 
ohn. 

Alter we had our class picture taken (see 
bovc). we marched down, by reunion classes, 
o Davis Gym for the All-.^lumni luncheon. 
t was a beautiful day lor marching — not 
ikt five years ago, remember? 

At 3 o'clock we met informally at Edwards 
^ouse, next to the music school, on Sixth 
Street, a newly acquired coed house. 

Some of the coed houses were taken over 
omplctely by '48ers for dormitory use for 
he weekend — so we talked all night too. 
•'vcryone was so happy to be back together. 

And trtat's about it — we of the Class of 
948 who got back to our Fifth Reunion felt 
is if we'd never left our home, BLXKNELL. 

— JOANN GOLICHTLY, 

Reporter. 



Service Record 

The Alumni ()ff\cv urRcntly requests 
that the names and service addresses. 
if possible, of Alumni on military duty 
be forwarded to I-cwisburg. 

The liitt of Huckncllians in service is 
groAt'inc. It i.s imjKirtanl that the rec- 
ord be acrtiratc in order that news of 
the University may Ix: sent to Alumni 
in fh'- ArmH S'-rvirf!;. 



Many loyal Bucknellians from the Class 
of '52 journeyed back to Lewisburg for their 
first reunion, to join in the planned festivities 
as well as some of their own making. A 
small fraction of those who returned met 
under the chairmanship of .August St. John 
at the scheduled alumni reunion in Bertrand 
Librarj', as evidenced by our class picture. 
( Many more w-ere 'listening to the ivy' over 
a cup of coffee at the Bison). Our individ- 
uality as members of the class of 'Si was 
noted by white carnations tied, naturally, 
with orange and blue streamers. 

Mr. Charles A. Hollister was our very 
pleasant and helpful faculty host. The busi- 



ness of re-electing" alumni officers was com- 
pleted with but one change, that of secre- 
tary — yours truly being the obvious substitu- 
tion. 

The rest of the meeting as well as the rest 
of the weekend was spent catching up on the 
whereabouts of fellow classmates, and re- 
newing acquaintances with under-graduates. 

In closing, the class of '52 wishes to thank 
its reunion chairman, August St. John, and 
the numerous undergraduates who worked 
hard to make our first reunion a successful 
one. 

— Mary Ann Rice, 
Secretary. 



CLASS OF 1953 




According to the June issue of THE 
BUCKNELL ALUMNUS, "the weather 
man had been spoken to . . . that the June 
6 weekend would be a typical sun-drenched 
lluckiu'l! weekend" — and that it was for over 
I tiiousand seniors, friends, and families thai 
gathered on the campus to salute and say 
farewell to the Class of 'S3. 

It was a weekend devoted to fun, chats, 
and get-togethers, with the seniors and their 
families as guests of honor; and yet it was 
also a weekend devoted to the -Munnii, with 
the activities of the two groups meshed to- 
gether to recapture and recall the college 
days once enjoyed. 

An activity participaterl in by the seniors 
that was not scheduled was one that will be 
long remembered by the class. The salute 
to President aiifl Mrs. Ilildreth at the rally 
held the night they returned from I'.ikislan 
had its sad moments, for IVisidciit Ilildreth 
might well have been con.sidcred a mcMiher 
of the Class o{ '53 since he had taken his 



■S K !• 7 K M B K It 



position lour years ago and, in a sense, had 
"graduated" with the seniors. The cheers, 
posters, and shouts of "good luck" will not 
soon be forgotten. 

The All-Ahnnni Luncheon boasted the 
presence of ;i large part of the senior class as 
they slightly prematurely look their places 
in the group of liiicknell Ahnnni. I'ollowing 
the luncheon most of the seniors attended the 
Varsity-Alumni baseball game — and, of 
course, cheered their own varsity team to 
victory. 

Symposia, llie Jamboree (lul \Villi;inis 
and Ihe gang were a riot), and the Cap and 
Dagger play, "School for Scandal" filled the 
evening w i t h never-to-be-forgotten mem- 
ories. 

Connneni-emenl ninrning arrived sunny 
and not too warm- -a perfect day to gradu- 
ate the 381 seniors who had waited four 
years fur this precise moment. 

I'.AHiiAiiA RoI';mi-;i< Ciiamiikrs, 
Secretary. 

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CLUB ACTIVITIES 



Baltimore 

A small, but intimate group of Buck- 
nell Alumni gathered at the Sparrows 
Point Country Club for a meeting on 
Saturday, June 20. Early arrivals were 
treated to a cruise on Harold Ruger's 
boat. 

Following a chicken dinner, the presi- 
dent, Harold Ruger, introduced our guest 
speaker. Dr. C. Herschel Jones from 
Bucknell. His talk was most interestin.g 
and enlightening as to what is taking- 
place on the campus and also in the po- 
litical science department. An inforinal 
discussion followed the talk. 

The election of officers was postponed 
until the fall meeting when we hope there 
will be a much larger attendance. 

— Alice Mellincer Shupe 'SO, 

Secretary. 

Long Island 

Following a delicious dinner at Felice's 
Restaurant May 7 at Westbury, L. I., at- 
tended by about sixty Bucknellians and 
friends, Tom Cann, Jr. '41, president of 
the Long Island Bucknell Club, called 
a brief business meeting. After accep- 
tance of reports by the secretary and 
treasurer, the president appointed a nomi- 
nating committee to prepare a list of offi- 
cer nominees for consideration at the 
September meeting. The nominating 
committee includes: Paul Crago '30. 
chairman; "Duke" Dueger '47; Walter 
Rohr '39; Betty Liming '34; Sally Cann 
'39. 

A most interesting program then fol- 
lowed, introduced with a brief review of 
the beginning (2 years ago) of the 
awarding of a trophy to an outstanding 
Long Island High School athlete, of high 
scholarship and of the presentation of 
that trophy at an annual Sports Award 
Dinner. 

Attention was called to the fact that in 
■ attendance at this Sports Award Dinner 
were Coach Harry Lawrence of Buck- 
nell, a number of Long Island High 
School coaches (including the coach from 
the school of the 1953 award winner), the 
Sports Editors from each of the three 
Long Island daily newspapers who nomi- 
nate several boys for consideration in 
awarding of the trophy, several prospec- 
tive Bucknell students, and a fine repre- 
'"sentation of Bucknell alumni. 

Bill Liming '33 then introduced the 
1953 Sports Award Winner — Jim Ther- 
rian of Charmmade High School, Mine- 
ola, N. Y., whose sports include foot- 
ball, basketball, and track (half mile), 
and whose other activities include presi- 
dent of his class, president of the Student 
Council, and the achievement of a 94% 
scholastic average for his four years in 
high school. 

Nick Farina '34, principal at Lawrence, 
L. I. introduced Coach Harry Lawrence 
of Bucknell who presented the trophy to 
Jim Therrian on behalf of the Long 
Island Bucknell Club. 

Following a most interesting talk by 
Coach Lawrence, Bucknell football 
movies were shown, with commentary 
by Coach Lawrence. 

The meeting then closed, leaving all 
of those in attendance with the feeling 
that this had been a "fine affair." 

— June LeQuatte Wendt '36. 

Philadelphia 

At a covered dish supper enioyed at 
the Robert Dills' home, the Executive 
Board of the Philadelphia Alumni Club 

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planned another Splash Party for the 
Philadelphia area Bucknell Freshmen and 
their parents. The party was held Aug- 
ust 31st at the Eastern Baptist Seminary 
Swimming Pool. Plans for other Buck- 
nell Alumni get-togethers for the Club 
were also discussed. 

— Alice Roberts '24, Secretary. 

Lehigh Valley 

The Lehigh Valley Bucknell Alunmi 
Club held a Spring election meeting and 
bufifet supper on Friday, May 1, at the 
Americus Hotel, Allentown. Professor 
Robert A. Gardner of the civil engineer- 
ing department at Bucknell brought the 
club up to date on campus events. 

Officers elected for the coming year 
were: president, Spencer Carlough '50, 
Bethlehem; vice-president, Paul Albert 
'40, Emmaus; secretary-treasurer, Gloria 
Burkhardt Cowdrick '48, Allentown. 

The club will hold a Bucknell round- 
up at Windish Hall, near the Lehigh 
Campus, on Saturday afternoon, October 
31, directly after the Bucknell-Lehigh 
football game. Bucknellians from all 
areas who are planning to attend the 
game are urged to come to Windish Hall 
after the game to meet classmates and 
other Bucknellians. 

— Gloria Burkhardt Cowdrick '48, 

Secretary. 

Chicago 

Sixteen alumni met for an informal 
picnic at the Hank Puffs on July 18. Bob 
Keegan '44, pitcher for the Chicago White 
Sox and his wife were able to attend and 
enlightened the group regarding the pros 
and cons of big league baseball. Jesse 
Syme was asked to locate a satisfactory 
spot for a Chicago Alumni picnic some- 
time this fall. 



Many Clubs Plan 
Freshman Receptions 

A number of our alumni clubs have 
scheduled receptions for freshmen of the 
Class of 1957 and their parents. Events 
scheduled up to September 1 include: 

LYCOMING COUNTY (WILLIAMS- 
PORT) — August 19 — picnic and recep- 
tion at Sportsman's Park. 

LANCASTER COUNTY— August 27— 
picnic at Kiwanis Kamp. 

WASHINGTON, D. C— August 29— 
picnic and reception at Palisades Park. 

PHILADELPHIA-SOUTH JERSEY— 

August 31 — Splash Party for alumni, 
freshmen and parents. 

ATLANTIC CITY— late August— tenta- 
tive. 



COMING EVENTS 

READING— Wednesday, September 9— 
reception at Wvomissing Club. Con- 
tact Dr. Clair G. Spangler, 214 N. 6th 
St., Reading. 

HARRISBURG— September 10— Contact 
Francis B. Haas, Jr., Esq., at 31541 or 
69341. 

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA 
(PITTSBURGH)— September 13— re- 
ception for freshmen at Norm Davies 
farm. Contact F. L. Arbogast, Jr., 914 
Rolling Rock, Pittsburgh 34. 



LONG ISLAND— September 14 — recep- 
tion for freshmen and parents, Com- 
munity Church, East Williston. Con- 
tact William S. Liming, 396 Andrews 
Rd., East Williston. 

SEPTEMBER 12-18— Bucknell Universi- 
ty Band Camp at "Hemlock Lodge," 
South Sterling in the Pocono Moun- 
tains. Concerts at White Haven (Sep- 
tember 16) and Honesdale Fair and 
Newfoundland (September 17). 

SEPTEMBER 16-17— Bucknell Univer- 
sity Band concerts at White Haven, 
Newfoundland and Honesdale Fair. 

TRENTON— September 20— picnic at the 
Joe Quicks Farm. 

LEWISBURG— October 3— Dad's Day 
(See Page 7). 

WASHINGTON, D. C— Thursday, Oc- 
tober 8 dinner. Contact Dr. Ernest E. 
Blanche, 9009 Montgomery Ave., North 
Chevy Chase, Md. 

RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE)— 

October 9 — The newest Alumni Club, 
made up of Alumni in Rhode Island, 
Southern Massachusetts, and the two 
eastern counties of Connecticut will hold 
its initial meeting on the campus of 
Brown University, Providence. Alum- 
ni in the new club area will be notified 
of the exact place and hour. Contact 
the Rev. Kenneth S. Dannenhauer '41, 
52 Shippen Avenue, Spring Green 5, 
Rhode Island. 

WORCESTER, MASS. — October 10— 

Bison Round-up at Holy Cross game. 
Details later. 

LEWISBURG— October 17— Homecom- 
ing (See Page 7). 

WASHINGTON, PA.— Wednesday, Oc- 
tober 21 — luncheon for Bucknellians and 
guests attending the Pennsylvania Bap- 
tist Convention. 

SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY— October 

2i — Fall Frolic, Woodbury Country 
Club. 

OCTOBER 24-26— Central New Jersey— 
Bucknell Chapel Choir tour. 

LEHIGH VALLEY— October 31— Bison 
Round-up following the Lehigh game 
at Windish Hall, Lehigh at Bethlehem. 

NOVEMBER 7— Colgate-Bison Round- 
up at Colgate Inn, Hamilton, N. Y., 
prior to game. 

NOVEMBER 14— Gettysburg-Bison 
Round-up at Tlie Shetter House, 48 
Chambersburg Street, prior to game. 



CLUBS 
MEETING REGULARLY 

You are always welcome at these regu- 
lar club meetings: 

WESTERN PA. (PITTSBURGH) — 

Luncheon every Thursday noon, Childs 
Restaurant, Fifth Avenue and Smithfield 
Street. 

SUNBURY — Luncheon every Monday 
noon, Neff Hotel, Second and Market 
Streets. 

NORTHEASTERN PA. (SCRANTON) 

— Luncheon at noon last Friday of every 
month at the Chamber of Commerce. 

HARRISBURG— Dinner first Thursday 
of the month, 6:30 p. m., at the Y. M. 
C. A., Front and North Streets. 

SEPTEMBER 1953 



CLASS REPORTS 



Class news of the Emeritus Club 
and the Reunion Classes of 1903, 
1908, 1913, 1918, 1923, 1928, 1933, 
1938, 1943, 1948, 1952 and 1953 will 
be found on pages 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 
and 15. 

CLASS OF 1892 

Class Reporter: DR. A. R. E. WYANT 
643 Liberty St.. Clarion, Pa. 

Dr. A. R. E. Wyant celebrated his 86th 
birthday by attending the meeting for 
Buckne'llians held at the American Bap- 
tist Convention in Denver on May 20th. 
Dr. Wyant was not able to visit the 
campus during Commencement but 
plans to arrive in time for Homecoming 
on October 17. In July he sold his large 
Beverly HiUs home in Chicago and he 
and Mrs. Wyant will be seasonal rovers 
in Pennsylvania, Florida and California. 

CLASS OF 1903 

(See Page 10) 

CLASS OF 1905 

Class Reporter: DR. ELIZABETH B. MEEK 
Allen^vood, Pa. 

Jessie McFarland Thomas of Altoona 
has been making a tour of Europe. 
While she was in Munich, Germany, 
she attended the wedding of a niece, 
Mary Frances Wagner. 

This summer Ruth Shorkley Bliss of 
Carpinteria, Calif, enjoyed a vacation 
trip through Yosemite National Park. 
She was accompanied by her younger 
daughter, Ruth Smillie and her son-in- 
law. Dr. Jack Smillie of Berkeley, Calif. 

Blanche Stoner Wood of Muncy has 
had as her guests Mr. and Mrs. Rodney 
G. Brown (Fannie Wood '33) and their 
three children of Havertown. Mrs. 
Brown is the only daughter of Mrs. 
Wood. 

CLASS OF 1907 

Class Reporter: DR. LEO L. ROCKWELL 
Colgate University. Hamilton, N. Y. 

Ah me, is it really fifty years since we 
gathered, a hundred strong, in Bucknell 
Hall to meet Prexy Harris with the 
keen grey eyes and the sudden warm 
smile, and to sign the big book and 
shake his hand, being thus formally 
matriculated as freshmen. How busy 
those Lewisburg September days were; 
buying furniture from Lou Robey and 
Coxey Thompson, the college pluto- 
crats; buying Billy Bartol's blue geome- 
try; beginning "that av/ful German 
language" with Emil Weithaas. Rhe- 
toric with Llewellyn Phillips at eight 
o'clock every Monday; hearing him read 
our themrs — (of my first one he said: 
"Now that's a paper a drunken man 
might have written" — a very apt figure, 
for it certainly staggered toward an un- 
certain goal). 

Chapel; fifteen minutes with Prexy's 
Bible reading, short prayer, and a hymn 
intoned by Waltz and a straggling choir. 
Greta, bustling about on many errands. 
"The freshman-sophomore scrap. The 
bridge on St. George Street and the 
legend inscribed by Stanton-led Semi- 
tes: "The freshman girls did it — the 
boys were too slow." 

Hazing; a memory of Sandy Adams 
tackling Doc GrofT's comshocks under 
a sophomore coaching. Parading past 
the Sem Indian file confessing "How 
^een I am." Informal debate under 
mstruction from Timmy Powell (now a 
sober Congregational minister; on the 
question: Resolved, that rain is wetter 
than water. Potter starred. 

SKI'TEMBER 1»5» 



The literary societies and the agony 
of the first oration, despite oratorical 
training under Maneval (Bromley 
Smith came later). 

George Hoskins and his stalwart foot- 
ball team practicing on Loomis Field. 
The game at Williamsport — "Oh, here 
come the Carlisle Indians." 

The discovery of the Four-Mile and 
Winfield Cave, the Marsh, and other 
hilcing goals. And the Sem, with the 
stiffness of the first "At Home" and the 
weeklv meetings of the Mandolin and 
Guitar Club. 

Bailey's Latin: "Mr. Hinman, will you 
please wake up Mr. Evans." Ah, yes. 
Old Lewisburg. To steal a phrase — 
"The golden haze of college days clings 
round about you yet." 

CLASS OF 1908 

(See Page 10) 

CLASS OF 1909 

Class Reporter: MRS. HOWARD HEADLAND 

I Sarah E. Walters I 

3911 First Ave., N., St. Petersburg 6, Fla. 

Dr. C. Stilwell Roush and Mrs. Anna 
Fritzenger of Wilkes-Barre were mar- 
ried on Saturday, April 18, 1953. Dr. 
Roush is connected with special proj- 
ects for retired ministers for the Ameri- 
can Baptist Convention. Congratula- 
tions, Charles. 

CLASS OF 1913 
(See Page 11) 

CLASS OF 1914 

Class Reporter: MRS. H. B. WEAVER 

(Dora Hamler) 

348 Ridge Ave., New Kensington. Pa. 

We announce with sorrow the death 
of our classmate, Louis H. Boyer, who 
died May 3. 

Mildred Kirk Morgan (Mrs. Thomas 
R.), 6139 North 11th St., Philadelphia 
41, writes that during the First World 
War, she taught English and German in 
a New Jersey high school for a few 
months and then entered the ordnance 
department of the United States Army 
from which she was honorably dis- 
charged. While her husband Dr. Mor- 
gan returned to the Rotunda Hospital 
in Dublin, Ireland to specialize, she 
became chief accountant in one of our 
local hospitals for nine years. Since 
then she has been keeping house and 
working for the past fifteen years for 
the Philadelphia Tuberculosis Society 
at no salary, at home. Her work con- 
sists of reading the newspapers daily 
and reporting on new addresses, wed- 
dings, and deaths, typing cards for their 
list, and so keeping it up to date. In 
one year thirty-five hundred cards were 
turned in. 

She and her husband are Presbyteri- 
ans. Each year Mildred helps with the 
Community Chest Drive, Red Cross, 
and the Salvation Army Drive. 

Don't forget '.54 is reunion year, so 
plan accordingly, Fourteeners. 

CLASS OF 1918 
(See Page 12) 

CLASS OF 1920 

Oam Reporter: MR, HAYES L. PERSON 
no S. Third St.. Lcwl»bur|{. Po, 

J. Nevin Bauman was named as one 

of the thr(.-(; new directors appointed at 
th'.' ;innu;il meeting of the sli.nclioldci-s 
of the White Wiiitor Co. Mr. U.iuman 
ha."-: been with the company for 'M years. 
Chester R. Lcaber '19, one of the vice 
presidents of the National City Bank, 



and his wife, Evelyn McGann Leaber 

'18, enjoyed the month of August with 
the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rob- 
ert Leaber in Williamsport and visited 
the campus and Lewisburg area. 

Dr. Harry R. Warfel has been given, 
by the U. S. Department of State, a 
Fulbright award to lecture on Ameri- 
can studies at the University of Mar- 
burg, Germany, for the coming aca- 
demic year. This honor marks another 
climax in a distinguished scholarly 
career. 

Dr. and Mrs. Warfel (Ruth E. Far- 
quhar '19) sailed on August 21 from 
New York to Genoa, Italy, and thence 
will proceed over the Alps to Marburg. 
During the year they plan to travel ex- 
tensively in Western Europe. 

Marburg, the oldest Protestant uni- 
versity in Germany, was founded in 
1527 at the time when Luther and 
Zwingli were holding their famous con- 
versations. 

CLASS OF 1922 

Class Reporter: MR. PHILIP C. CAMPBELL 
R. D. 5, Danville, Pa. 

Your reporter and family have moved 
"down on the farm" which is located 
about a mile from Danville on R. D. 5. 
We have christened our new home "Tall 
Trees Manor." The latch string is al- 
ways out for all '22ers. James C. Camp- 
bell '55 is located at Clark Air Force 
Base, Manila, P. I. 

Dr. Finley Keech was chairman of 
the Church Extension Program Com- 
mittee which presented a report at the 
American Baptist Convention in Den- 
ver calling for the raising of $8,000,000 
for 250 newly organized churches 
among American Baptists. Finley also 
served as vice-president of the conven- 
tion and will continue to lead the com- 
mittee of 25 in its Church Extension 
Program. 

Mrs. Amorita M. Copeland (Amorita 
M. Sesinger) was recently elected vice 
president of the Metropolitan New 
York-New Jersey Alumni Club. 

CLASS OF 1923 

(See Page 12) 

CLASS OF 1924 

Cla-ss Reporter: MR, ALFRED G, STOUGHTON 
13105 AUantic Ave,, Rockville, Md. 
The Philadelphia Alumni Association 
currently elected Alice Roberts as their 
secretary. 

CLASS OF 1926 

Class Reporter: MISS ANNA L. BROWN 
45 Wlldwood Ave., Pilmnn, N, J, 

I wish all of you could have visited 
with the Jensen's — Maude Keister Jen- 
sen and her husband Kris, as I did on 
the last Sunday of June. It was grand 
to see Kris so well after his nearly three 
year imprisonment in Northern Korea. 
They are looking forward to goinn back 
to Korea as soon as possible because of 
the great need for experienced mission- 
aries. To tliat end, July 1 tliey were 
heading for the great open spaces where 
Kris could completely relax and fully 
recuperate in order to build up the 
reserve strength needed to carry on his 
work. They are looking forward to a 
very happy summer just living as a 
family logither a^ain. Philip was just 
graduated from Allegheny College and 
Claire Lee has just coniplctcrl hci' resi- 
dence requii'C'iricnts foi' a doctorate at 
Duke University. 

It is with profound sorrow that we 
report to you the sudden death of Dr. 

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Anna O. Stephens, June 29, 1953. We 
all remember Ann as a selfless person 
interested only in serving and helping 
others. We have lost a real friend and 
a loyal Bucknellian. She was the 
daughter of the late A. Woodward 
Stephens '96, and the niece of John S. 
Stephens '01, Palo Alto, Calif.; Mrs. 
Roy S. Porter (Kuth Stephens '05), St. 
Petersburg, Fla.; Mrs. J. C. Downs 
(Gertrude Stephens '99),_ Pittsburgh; 
and Mrs. Arthur A. Rouner (Elizabeth 
Stephens '18), Brooklyn, N. Y. 

CLASS OF 1928 
(See Page 12) 



children. "By" is a designing engineer 
for the York Ice Co. 

CLASS OF 1933 
(See Page 13) 



IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY 
Twenty-Five Years Ago — 1938 

The new women's dormitory is 
now filled to capacity and a new 
dining hall for women students is 
nearing completion. 

Guy Payne '09 purchased a new 
car; a 1919 Franklin sedan. 



CLASS OF 1929 

Clas.s Reporter: MISS THELMA SHOWALTER 
223 State St., Harrisburg, Pa. 

By the time that you read these notes, 
your local reunion committee will have 
met, and started the ball rolling for the 
biggest and best reunion in the history 
of Bucknell! Our President Paul called 
a meeting for the week end of August 
28, at which time plans were formu- 
lated and chairmen appointed. How- 
ever, we wish that each one of you 
would make yourself a committee of 
one to stir up interest and enthusiasm 
among the '29-ers in your area. Why 
not write your reporter and offer your 
help. 

We plan to hold a general meeting at 
Homecoming on October 17, and it 
would be a real inspiration to your of- 
ficers if we were to have representatives 
from many sections of the state and 
country where members of the Class 
of 1929 are living. This meeting will 
set off the real fireworks for our re- 
union in June. 

Your reporter is truly grateful to all 
those who have returned the cards with 
a personal thumb nail sketch, but what 
about those other 125 who have laid it 
aside? Do let me hear from you. 

Charles W. Kalp, well known Union 
County attorney, resigned his position 
as Middle District United States Assis- 
tant Attorney. Mr. Kalp had served 
since 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Rupp (Char- 
lotte Girton '33) now live at 517 E. 
Holmes St., Huntsville, Alabama, where 
Henry is employed by the U. S. Army 
at Redstone Arsenal as an industrial 
engineer. 

CLASS OF 1931 

Class Reporter: MRS. W. ZELMAN SLEIGHTER 

iRuth J. Thomas) 

833 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, Pa. 

The Bill Genne's proudly announce 
the birth of their fourth child, Susan 
Steel, on July 1. Their home address 
is 553 Welch Blvd., Flint, Mich. 

Helen Powell is Mrs. Howard Wil- 
liams of 30 Snowden St., Forty Fort. 

Helen Reece spent the summer on a 
European tour. Her home address is 25 
Peters Place, Red Bank, N. J. 

Mrs. Byron James (Anna Mae Rees) 
is living at 1605 Old Farm Lane, York. 
The James' are the parents of three 

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IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY 
Twenty Years Ago — 1933 

Alumni petition saves Old Main 
from the razing planned for it 
following its almost complete de- 
struction by fire on August 27, 
1932, and the central portion will 
be rebuilt. 

Thursday, September 16, 1933, 
President Rainey lifted the first 
spadeful in ground-breaking ex- 
ercises for Vaughan Literature 
Building. 



CLASS OF 1935 

Class Reporter: MRS. FREDERICK A. STRALEY 

(Metta Farringtonl 

P'urnace Rd., R. D. 1. Lewisburg, Pa. 

Samuel L. Braucher and wife have 
written us of the birth of their child, 
Marsay Lee, born June 4, 1952. 

Col. William C. Shure, who has been 
an Army Chaplain for more than 13 
years, went to Europe on May 25 for 
duties there. 

CLASS OF 1937 

Class Reporter: MR. SIGMUND STOLER 
215 Chestnut St., Sunbury, Pa. 

Mrs. H. Zelife (Alice W. O'Mara) was 
recently elected as grand regent of the 
Catholic Daughters of America, St. 
Francis Court 1206. 

Mrs. Warren L. Dentler (Frances E. 
Rockwell) is assistant to the Woman's 
Page Editor of the Victoria Advocate. 
Mr. Dentler does sales and newscasting 
for KNAL. They live at 511 N. George 
St., Victoria, Tex. 

Tom Richards continues to receive 
recognition for his work as superinten- 
dent of The Men's Service Center in 
Rochester, N. Y. A recent issue of The 
Colgate-Rochester Divinity School Bul- 
letin points with pride to Tom for his 
outstanding and unselfish work in the 
service center. We point with pride to 
Tom and his wife (Mary Savidge Rich- 
ards '42) for their unselfish service to 
the Bucknell Alumni programs in Roch- 
ester where Tom is president of the 
local alumni club. We too are proud of 
his intelligent and practical work with 
the unfortunate of his city. Tom dis- 
plays a real sense of mission in his work 
and religious services are a definite part 
of the life in the service center. And 
because Tom believes in the inate hon- 
esty of man and their wish to be in- 
dependent and not objects of charity, 
he has initiated the policy of making 
loans for their basic needs. About 75% 
are repaid; the self-respect of the men 
has thus been preserved and Tom's faith 
in them has been justified. 

Eleanor Weber Ballard, 25 High St., 
Port Norris, N. J., writes that as soon 
as she takes three more hours in edu- 
cation, she'll have her master's degree. 
She is presently teaching in the local 
junior high school, and her husband, 
Oren Ballard, is managing editor of the 
local weekly. The Advertiser Press. 
They have a daughter, Diana Luta, who 
was seven in March. 

CLASS OF 1938 

(See Page 14) 



IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY 
Fifteen Years Ago— 1938 

Men of the Class of 1942 will be 
the first ones to use the new Davis 
Gym. 

Ground was broken for the two 
new wings to the Engineering 
Building. 



CLASS OF 1940 

Class Reporter: MRS. JAMES A. MILLER 

(Mary McCrina) 

1220-E Brackenridge Apts., Lake Austin Blvd., 

Austin, Tex. 

Wayne Knouse has recently been 
elected president of the Bucknell Alum- 
ni Club of Metropolitan New York-New 
Jersey. Wayne, supervisor of produc- 
tion of heavy chemicals for DuPont, is 
married to the former Ellen Tall. They 
have four children, Valerie, Kendel, 
Richard and Betsy and reside at 564 
Sherwood Parkway, Westfield, N. J. 

The address of the Gladwyn Lagos 
(Mary McClelland) from June 1953 to 
June 1954 will be 14 Sugar Hill Drive, 
Route 10, W. Lafayette, Ind. They will 
be at Purdue all year on leave of ab- 
sence from the University of Missouri, 
on an electronics research fellowship 
from Radio Corporation of America. 

Emma E. McQuay (Mrs. Myron K. 
Sibley) moved to California to attend 
the Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, 
Calif, for two years. 

Rev. Reuben Rader is pastor of a 
Methodist Church at Vierma, Ohio, an 
Air Force Base just north of Youngs- 
town. Reuben is married to the former 
I r m a Kreuzwieser of Youngstown, 
whom he met in England where she 
was serving as an Army nurse. They 
were married in Belgium, honeymooned 
in Paris. They have four children 
(maybe five by now). 

Rev. Robert M. Savidge '39 and Mrs. 
Savidge (Alice Healey) live at 1800 
Poplar St., Denver 7, Colo. Rev. Sav- 
idge is now the director of Religious 
Life at the Women's College of Colo- 
rado. 

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Westby-Gibson 
'39 (Dorothy Fenton) are now living in 
San Francisco at 1824 Larkin St. and 
are both working in the field of educa- 
tion. Dorothy is director of family life 
education service, a department of the 
San Francisco Schools adult education 
division. For the past 31/2 years "Hoot" 
has been principal of San Mateo Coun- 
ty's Special School for the mentally 
handicapped. 

CLASS OF 1941 

Class Reporter: 
MRS. WILLIAM F. HASSELBERGER 

(Jean Steele) 
1518 Westmoreland Ave., Syracuse, N. Y. 

Raymond H. Armor, our alumni class 
president, has recently been elected 
assistant treasurer of the Diamond Al- 
kali Co., Cleveland. Ray has just about 
completed work for his MBA degree at 
Western Reserve. An Army Air Corps 
bomber pilot in World War II, he is 
married to the former Dorothy McKin- 
ley and they have three children, Paul, 
9, Gail Ann, 7, and Joyce, 4. 

John Warren Davis, Jr. has been 
elected to the school board of Pennsville 
Schools in Pennsville, N. J. 

Dr. William F. Dowdell is now prac- 
ticing internal medicine at 5500 Ridge 
Road, Parma 29, O. 

Dr. Robert M. Kerr was certified re- 
cently in American College of Internal 

SEPTEMBER 1953 



SOME BUCKNELL THREESOMES AND FOURSOMES 




I TflE AVf.RVS Of SI'KINOVIt.I.f;, PA. Bctly 
I'., Claodp, Fatty ';, Anna Kveritt Avery "iH, and 
Barbara l',. 



«. TIIK BKNTON!4 Of WKSI HKI-I). N, J. front 
flow; Jeffrey 7, Pel*rr :*. and Huvan .', Back How: 
f.arle K, Benton '10 and Norene Bond Benton 'Kt. 



■i. Tin: MKVKR FAMILY OF Sll.VHIt SI'KINO, 
Mil. front now: Katliy ">. and I'ceKy Ann K. Back 
lUiw: ThomaH O, Meyer '11, Mary I.ouInc I and 
Marlon Pllllllpn Meyer ' i;i. 

.-,, Tllf; WlNTKIl lA.MII.V OF WILLIAMSPOIir, 
PA. Front How: Rleliard i:) and Ilnbert I'i. Ilaek 
Row: Bruee II. Winter ':;«. Mrn. .lames R, IlaKKett 
■■a (.lean .>i. Winter) and .Mary K. Winter. 



:t. 'I'lIU MA rillFW.S F A M I I. V OF KOAIMNd 
SI'RINi;, I'A. Mrs. .lohn I,. Mattliews (Dorothy 
I.ee (Jrounds 'lit) with lOII/.iihcth I.t-e burn f'i-lM-iiary 
Ujri:t and Mary I.ee 7, .lohn I.ee U and f;leaiu)r I.ee 5. 

(I, TIIF HON KIIOI.I.'S OF IIADDONFIFI,!), N. J. 

Front Row: IMiirilyn .leiinni' 7 and Donna <«all i. 
Bark Row: .lariet Bold Shell '111, Barbara Anita I 
and Donald II. Slioll ' r:. 



7. TIIK PKf.K'K Of WAIIIAWA, HAWAII. .Marlbelh 
tSontl Peek '12. f>eb«rah Grace 2, Barbara K. ."., 
Darld B. I and Kdward S. Peck. 



H. f'llII.DUKN OF TIIK MADDKN'S (Helen K. Mc- 
Farland "iH) OF ANOKJ.H, PA. Tom ID. Franklin 
IX and Jamca 10. 



tl. TIIK RII.SSIN'K OF KlNfiSTON, PA. Front Row: 
.laeob H. RUHHln ".IK, Flli'ii, Mrs. .Iiieob S. RusHln, 
Ilaek Row: .loiiiithitii and Itodloii RuHHin, 



WIfO'LI. SKM) US SOMi: I IVKSOIVIKS AIM) I K^JSOMES? 



S K P T K .M II K K I 11 .1 3 



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Medicine. Dr. and Mrs. Kerr and son, 
Bruce Robert, reside of 204 S. Franklin 
St., Wilkes-Barre. 

Rev. Herbert E. Richards, liusband of 
Lois Marcey Richards, received the hon- 
orary degree of doctor of divinity from 
the College of Idaho in May 1953. His 
religious radio programs have a state- 
wide audience in Idaho. 

A daughter, Linda Louise, was born 
April 27 to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald C. 
Madison (Sarah Slaughenhaup). 

William K. Smith received the degree 
of doctor of philosophy from the Uni- 
versity of Michigan in June 1953. 

CLASS OF 1942 

Class Reporter; MRS. THEODORE WILKINSON 

(Mary C. Forrest) 

329 W. Walnut St., Lancaster, Pa. 

April 11. 1953 was the day Don L. 
Hopkins selected to tie the knot. His 
wife, Marjorie M. Johnson, Nebraska 
Wesleyan University, has been private 
secretary to former Ambassador Joseph 

C. Grew. After a Bermuda honeymoon 
they moved to 1453 Massachusetts Ave., 
N. W., Washington, D. C. Don is also 
the new secretary of the Washington, 

D. C. Alumni Club. 

BIRTHS: A third son, Robert, born 
December 29, 1952 to Mr. and Mrs. 
Charles J. Seltzer (Ethel M. Jaegle). 
A third son on April 25, 1953 to Mr. and 
Mrs. J. Charles Jones (Marquerite 
Strouse '44). 

CLASS OF 1943 
(See Page 14) 



IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY 
Ten Years Ago — 1943 

Cornell beats Bisons 7-6 in 
opening football game. 

C. A. arranges for five United 
Nations Parleys; includes Pan- 
American, Far Eastern, African, 
Asiatic, and European groups. 



CLASS OF 1944 

Class Reporter: MRS. ROBERT F. BAKER 

(Honey Rhinesmith) 

Lindys Lake, R. D., Butler, N. J. 

Hope you didn't miss the double 
spread on Dottie Bittner, now Dr. Doro- 
thea Bittner Kleppinger, in an early 
summer issue of the Philadelphia In- 
quirer magazine. The picture spread 
on Dottie's activities was something 
special, portraying how she is carrying 
on as a woman physician in Kutztown 
while her husband. Dr. Richard Klep- 
pinger completes his Navy assignments. 

BiRTHS: A son, Thomas Hunting- 
ton, born April 17, to Mr. and Mrs. Rob- 
ert T. Wood (June G. Chapman). A 
daughter, Mary Elizabeth, born March 
1, to Lt. and Mrs. John Joralemon 
(Mary E. Foley). A daughter, Mar- 
garet Elizabeth, born May 21, to Mr. 
and Mrs. Henry Puff. A son, Daniel 
Symons, born June 1, to Mr. and Mrs. 
Edward Hoflfman (Jean S. Richards). 

CLASS OF 1945 

Class Reporter: MRS. C. FRED MOORE 

(Nancy Woehling) 

Alden Park Manor, German town, Phila., Pa. 

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Padden 
(Barbara Dyer) announce the birth of 
their second son, James Richard, born 
May 5. Their new address is 9180 Ox- 
ford Blvd., Steubenville, O. 

Lt. and Mrs. John L. Moyer, III 
(Nancy Patterson) announce the birth 

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of their second daughter, Mary Susan, 
Feb. 6. The Moyers are now living at 
326 Pikeland Ave., Spring City. Lt. 
Moyer is acting chief of laboratory ser- 
vice at Valley Forge Army Hospital, 
Phoenixville. 

CLASS OF 1946 

Class Reporter: MRS. WILLIAM HARSHBARGER 

(Jeanne Phillips) 

666 Osborne Ave., Morrisville, Pa. 

Russell W. Eisenhower was recently 
elected to the position of supervising 
principal of the Northumberland Area 
Joint Schools. 

We have just received word of the 
marriage of A. Elizabeth Grove to Wil- 
liam C. Parirs (U. of Delaware) on May 
10, 1952. We also learned of the birth 
of a daughter, Susan Elizabeth. They 
may be addressed at 909 Washington St., 
Wilmington 1, Del. 

Sara J. McFall and Frank W. Moore 
were married on April 18. They are 
now residing in Pittsburgh. How about 
an address? 

Dr. Edithe J. Miller married Dr. Sam- 
uel Levit in March 1952. They have a 
son, Harry, born May 3, 1953. She has 
been resident in endocrinology at Phila- 
delphia General Hospital for the past 
year. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Score (Ruth- 
anne Studebaker '45) are parents of 
three year old David Ford and Donald 
Charles who was born December 27, 
1952. 

Mr. and Mrs. William C. Hancock, Jr. 
(Jean Whitaker) of R. D., Salem, N. J. 
are the parents of their third daughter. 

Your reporter and family have moved 
to a new address, 666 Osborne Ave., 
Morrisville. We arrived too late to re- 
new old ties with Mrs. E. E. Richardson 
(Jean DeGroat) who had moved with 
her husband and daughter to 26 Rocky 
Ridge Drive, Trumbull, Conn. 

CLASS OF 1947 

Class Reporter: ROGER S. HADDON, Esq. 
243 Water St., Northumberland, Pa. 

Mathias F. Erieg- and wife proudly tell 
us of the birth of Mathias F. Erieg, HI. 

Our thanks to an anonymous leg- 
man: I received an envelope post- 
marked Westport, Conn., containing a 
clipping of Ed Sullivan's syndicated col- 
umn printed in April. The column 
bears this item: "Mary Jane Soong, 
daughter of China's ex-Minister of fi- 
nance, marrying Charles Eu today." 
Amiable Charley is BU'48. 

A clipping several weeks ago in a 
Harrisburg paper reported that Mr. and 
Mrs. Milton Jaques were indulged in a 
leisurely house-trailer tour to the West, 
via Florida and Antoine's in New Or- 
leans. 

A year-long discussion in the home 
of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Matthews (June 
Stott) climaxed when June finally con- 
sented to send us some alumni news, to 
wit: birth of June Allyn on June 23, 1952. 
The family has moved from North Wales 
to 274 Norwood Ave., Cranston, R. I. 
Gene is selling cotton yarns for Hyde- 
Rakestraw Company of Philadelphia. 
The Matthews' report seeing Hank and 
Gloria Fcrnwald and Charlotte Schultz 
Custer and her husband at a Boston 
Pops event in Boston in June. They 
also encounter Lynn Deissler Gronau 
now and then, and also John Jones '44. 

John Wilbur '48 recently became pas- 
tor of the Baptist Church at East Green- 
wich, R. I. John, wife Jane, and chil- 
dren Cindy and Jay moved there from 
Newton Centre, Mass. 



Bob Morton is practicing law at York. 

John DeBarr, another of our law 
school graduates, has been in the Mid- 
dle East with a U. S. Government mis- 
sion. 

Barbara Wall Heinzerling and Cliff 
I-Ieinzerling '46 are beaming over the 
birth of Catherine Ann on June 11. 
Brings their roster to three girls, the 
others bsing Connie, 5, Gail, 17 months. 
Their address is 11 Straight Lane, 
Levittown, N. Y. 

This column could treble in size if 
you'd only write and let us know if you 
found work. 

CLASS OF 1948 
(See Page 14) 



IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY 
Five Years Ago — 1948 

Six hundred freshmen make the 
class of 1952 the largest entering 
class in the history of the Univer- 
sity, bringing the total enrollment 
to approximately 2300. 

Bisons throttle Alfred in open- 
er, 29-6. 



CLASS OF 1952 

Class Reporter: MISS BARBARA SEGELKEN 
26 Fairmount Ave., Morristown, N. J. 

Bud Keen and Dick McMahon are 

with Bailey Meter Co. in Cleveland. 
Dick, who drove in from Cleveland, was 
believed to have traveled the farthest 
for our reunion. Dick Bietel is reported 
living in Edgewater, N. J. Jack Rickart 
is with Business Forms, Inc., Pittsburgh. 
Also in Pittsburgh, but working with 
Alcoa, are Bill Clemens and Joe Whip- 
ple. 

Dave Norwine is a sales trainee at 
Pepperell Textiles in N. Y. C. Doris 
Nissley is in television sales with ABC, 
also in New York. Marianne Thurnall 
is an assistant buyer for Allied Stores 
in N. Y. and Fat Hineline is working at 
Johns-Manville, N. Y. Jeanne Jacques 
is doing medical research in connection 
with Beth-Israel Hospital in Boston. 
Lynn Fetterolf is employed as a medi- 
cal secretary in Milwaukee, Wise. Harry 
Staley is editing the plant newspaper 
at the Dupont Company in Charlottes- 
ville, Va. 

In the education field — Jean Rodinis 
is teaching 2nd grade in Riverhead, 
N. Y. Liz Sowers is teaching in Lewis- 
town High School. Lee Craig is teach- 
ing first grade in Plainfleld, N. J. Joyce 
Gardner is a music instructor in Bing- 
hamton, N. Y. Another Bucknellian 
working in Binghamton is Kirk Kaza- 
r.^an, who is with Link Aircraft. Ole 
Oleson is with the Link Aircraft divi- 
sion in France. 

Naturally Uncle Sam has placed 
many from our class. Edwin Mighell 
is at OCS School, Fort Belvoir, Va. 
Earl Meade is with the intelligence 
corps. George Parker is at guided mis- 
sile repair school in Huntsville, Ala. 
Harry Miller is an ensign stationed in 
San Francisco. Caroll Barnes is also 
an ensign and since graduation has 
received recognition for his paintings. 
Dick Haberstroh is in the Army. Don 
Milligan is an ensign in the Navy and 
last heard of was cruising to Rio de 
Janeiro. Jim Hastings is in the Navy 
OCS at Newport, R. I. Lynwood But- 
ler is in the Army. Lawrence Johnson 
is serving with the Army in Korea. 
Richard Ware, Jr. is with the Navy 

SEPTEMBER I9S3 



stationed in Texas. Robert F. Gift is 
with the Air Force. 

Many from '52 are continuing their 
quest for knowledge in various fields. 
Donald Fry received his master's de- 
gree from Bucknell and was awarded a 
fellowship to Hartford Seminary 
School. Wait Spragg and Howie Bo- 
zarth will enter their second year in the 
Dickinson Law School. Bobby Zaun 
has completed one year of a two year 
assistantship at Mt. Holj^oke College. 
She is working towards a master's in 
physiologj-. David McGill has been 
appointed" a Universitj' Fellowship at 
Columbia after completing a year in 
Plymouth, England, on a Fulbright 
scholarship. John Morrison received 
his master's in electrical engineering 
from Polytechnic Institute. 

"Boston" Smith is a second year stu- 
dent at Andover-Newton Theological 
School in Boston (of course). He had 
a parish in Vermont for the summer. 
Jim Williams and Bib Gibb are also at 
Andover-Ne\rton. 

In the Philadelphia area — Ed Mc- 
Comsey will be entering his third year 
at Perm Dental School, while Drew 
Seibert and Bob Leitzel will be second 
year students. Peggy Garrett will enter 
her second year at Penn Medical School. 
Sydney Wishoff will study medicine at 
Hahnemann. Gill Friday is one of nu- 
merous Bucknellians at the Temple 
Medical School. 

Norm Levy and Phil Graebe are 
studying at Penn Law School. Jack 
Simmons is working for a master's from 
the Institute of Local and State Govern- 
ment at the U. of Pennsylvania. Mary 
Ann Fritz is training for a medical tech- 
nologist at Jefferson Hospital. Marcia 
Griest is enrolled in a similar course at 
the Harrisburg Hospital. Bobby Wall 
is enrolled in Pierce Business School in 
Philadelphia. 

Jackie Wightman is a Blue Cross Ser- 
vice Representative in Phila. Molly 
Tompkins is a secretary with Atlantic 
Refining Co. Fred Cloud is with West- 
ern Steel. 

Several from our class have done 
some traveling — Josephine (Dodie) Hil- 
dreth plans to spend six or eight months 
in Pakistan with her parents. Her next 
stop will be a secretarial career in Bos- 
ton. Ccrine White and Janet Caul, 
after teaching a year in Arizonia, plan 
to tour Mexico. Phyl Denning- is tour- 
ing Europe. Dick Devlin was reported 
to be a tourist in Sweden at the time 
of our reunion. 

Eugene DeBarr is an associate pro- 
fe.ssor at Fen College, Cleveland, O. 
Thomas Candrick has been hired to 
teach by the Western Area Joint School 
Board, Union County, Pa. Jack L. 
Peters is with the Philadelphia Elec- 
tric Co. 

MARRIAGES: Betts Hill to John 
Keely in April. Molly Brown to Roger 
Roth on June 20. Berda Stout '53 to 
Van Johnson; Phyllis Bell to Robert 
Pederson; Janet Fagan to Jim Clitter, 
all on June 27th. Charlotte Weber and 
Bradley Lam.son on June 20th. Lou 
Hind and Peyton Palmore (Yale Divini- 
ty School) on August 29lh. 
(See Also Page 15) 

CLASS OF 1953 

ClaJia Reporter; !AHH. JAMES A. CIIAMBEKH, JR. 

lUaritiiTii T<f}i-mt:ri 

Boulevard Apti... 8 Cl.irk 8i , lAdl. N, J, 

Marjorie Boote is now residing in 
L<-wi.Hburg since her marriage to Dr. 
Harold W. Heine, of Bucknell's chemis- 
try department. Dr. and Mrs. Heine's 
address is 304 North Fourth St. 

S K I- T K ,M It K K 1 -. 3 



Harry J. McSorley entered the noviti- 
ate of the Paulist Fathers to study for 
the priesthood and has asked to be re- 
lieved of his duties as alumni president 
of the class. His duties will be assumed 
by Norman Freytag, vice president. 

Announcement has been made of the 
marriage of Shirley Reidinger to James 
"Smokey" Ostendarp '52. The couple 
are now residing at 812 Market St., 
Lewisburg. 

We have recently received word that 
HEnry Stephens is with the U. S. Army 
and is stationed in Germany. His ad- 
dress is RA 14309657, Hdg. Det. 347 Rep. 
BN., APO No. 872, c/o Postmaster, New 
York, N. Y. 

(See Also Page 15) 



The Internship Program 

(Continued from Page 9) 

surface has hardly been scratdied and many 
opportunities exist in federal and state ser- 
vice for eager college men and women. 1 
wish Bucknell could establish a scholarship 
fund of its own to encourage at least one 
deserving student each year to go into pub- 
lic service as a number of the other schools 
are doing. 

Fi 0)11 RusscI! 0. Hess '40: 

When the N. I. P. A. program became ex- 
tinct in 1949, it had literally put itself out 
of business. During the years from 1936 to 
1942, the Institute, although it had no official 
link with the federal service, was one of the 
principal suppliers of promising young execu- 
tive talent. In the war years, with impetus 
supplied by the Civil Service Commission, 
the federal government began to undertake 
increasingly more extensive programs of pos- 
itive recruitment of junior executives. 

In the immediate post-war period the com- 
Liination of the abolition of many, and the 



retrendiment of other federal activities, 
together with legal and other inhibiting re- 
cruitment factors, signalled the approaching 
end of the institute's program. The institution 
of executive selection and training programs 
as official federal programs came about as a 
direct result of the efforts of Dr. F, M. 
Davenport and his leadership of the N. I. P. 
A. program. As one who was privileged to 
be associated with the N. 1. P. A. in its 
golden era and who is intimately familiar 
with the current Junior Management Assis- 
tant program, I naturally regret the passing 
of the N. I. P. A., but believe that the J. M. 
A. is a worthy son of a worthy parent. 

On leaving Bucknell, I came to Washing- 
ton in the fall of 1940 to participate in the 
work-study program under the aegis of the 
National Institute of Public Affairs. Inci- 
dentally, 1 am doubly indebted to the insti- 
tute, because it selected a girl to be part of 
our intern group who subseciuently became 
my wife and the mother of our three sons. 

As an immediate outgrowth of the experi- 
ence in the N. I. P. A. program, I became 
affiliated with the Farm Security Adminis- 
tration, and served with various other units 
of the Agricultural Department from 1941 
to 1946. From 1946 to 1950, when I re- 
turned to the federal service, I did a variety 
of things : staff member of a private man- 
agement consultant firm ; special manage- 
ment project with U. N. R. R. A.; and teach- 
ing government and administration at the 
University of Maine and the University of 
Miami. 

The last two years, it has been my privil- 
ege to be associated with the most daring 
and challenging federal program in the post- 
war era, the Point IV or technical co-opera- 
tion program, in which program I serve as 
executive officer for that part of the Point 
IV program concerned with the Near East 
and independent Africa. 



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§ Coniniittee to Select New President 

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;J To select a new president the Board named a committee of ten 

♦•♦ trustees headed by Dr. Herbert L. Spencer, 221 West 57th Street, New 
••♦ York Until a new president is selected and takes office the powers 

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^: and duties of the president will be performed by Dr. Jo?eph W. I 'cn(kn-- 
♦■; son, chairman of the Board of Trustees. 

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:•: The trustees also created two new ])Osts. 'J"o fill the lirsl pust will 

« he Dr. William H. Coleman, dean (if (lie rollege, who will have the 
title of vice-president and dean and will lie in charge of academic 
affairs. The second post will be filled by Dr. Dayton L. Ranck, Uni- 
versity treasurer, whose title will be vice-i>rcsidcnl and treasurer an<l 
who will be in charge of administration 

Others serving on the Selection Connniftcc beadcil l)y I )r. Si)cncer 
arc Dr. I'jiinia IC. Dillon, Trenton, N. J.; Dr. Mlmer K. Bollcni, Wil- 
niingion, Del.; O. V. W. Dawkins, ICsq., New York; Dr. Arthur L. 
lirandon, .\nn .Arbor, Mich.; Dr. Robert D. Rooke, Newark, N. |.: 
Harry ( i. Scbad, I' liiladeli)hia ; Dr. Kvan W. Ingram, Pittsburgh ; and 
Dr. William R. White, New York. Di-. 1 Icndcrson, lioard clKiinnnn, 
will serve as an ex-officio member. 

iJr. C. Willard Smilb, of ibc llnivrrsily l''.nglisli dcparl niciil, and 
farulty representative to ibc I'.nai-il (jf Trustees, will be in\'itc(l to sit 
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21 



THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS is published in January, March, April, June, 

September, October and December by Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa. 

Me7nber — American Alumni Council 

OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION 
MRS. J. B. KELLY (Emily Devine '21), President, 1.569 Metropolitan Ave., New York 62, 

PAUL E. FINK '39. First Vice President, 606 N, Arch St., Montoursville, Pa. 
WILLIAM S. LIMING '33, Second 'Vice President, 396 Andrews Rd., East Williston, L. I., 
New York. 

DAYTON L. RANCK '16, Treasurer, 35 Market St., Lewisburg, Pa. 

JOHN H. SHOTX x'23. Secretary and Editor, 116 Faculty Court, Lewisburg, Pa. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
PAUL E. FINK '29, 606 N. Arch St., Montoursville, Pa. (1954). 

MRS. J. B. KELLY (Emily Devine '21), 1569 Metropolitan Ave., New York 62, N. Y. (1954). 
LA-WHENCE M. KIMBALL '23, Box 226, Vineland, N. J. (1954). 
DANIEL M. ROOP '45, 19 Vine St., Danville, Pa. (1954). 
KENNETH W. SLIFER '26, 177 Briar Hill Lane, Woodbun'. N. J. (1954). 
■WILLIAM S. LIMING 'S3, 396 Andrews Rd., East Williston, L. I.. New York (1955). 
JOSEPH T. QUICK '38, Wright Rd., R. D. 2, Newtown, Pa. (1955). 



MRS. JOHN A. RHODES (Helen E. Bodine '20), 1035 N. Negley Ave., 
(1955). 



Pittsburgh 6, Pa. 



CLAIR G. SPANGLER '25, 214 N. Sixth St., Reading, Pa. (1955). 

JOHN F. WORTH '37, 233 N. Galveston St., Arlington, Va. (1955). 

MRS. BROWN FOCHT (Florence Utt '26), 339 Market St., Lewisburg, Pa. (1956). 

BRUCE J. MILLER '27, 54 Fruehauf Ave., Snyder, N. Y. (1956). 

ALLEN A. RARIG '39, 528 Lindbergh Way, Lewistown, Pa. (1956). 

DONALD H. SHOLL '42, Munn Lane E., R. D. 1, Haddonfield, N. J. (1956). 

P. HERBERT WATSON '37, 67 Prospect Ave., Norristown, Pa. (1956). 

( ) Year Term Expires. 



Alumni Trustee Time Table 

June Commencement — Appointment of 
Committee on Nominations for Alumni 
Trustee. 

August 15 — Letter to Alumni Club Presi- 
dents. 

September 1 — Follow-up to Alumni Club 
Presidents. 

September IS — Letter to representative 
Alumni, Alumni Class Presidents, Alum- 
ni Fund Representatives, Past Presi- 
dents of the Alumni Association, and 
former Alumni Trustees. 

October 12 — Deadline for receiving sug- 
gestions to be considered by Nomina- 
tions Committee. 

October 17 — Meeting of Nominating Com- 
mittee. 

November 20 — Nominations Committee 
submits three candidates to the Presi- 
dent of the Association. 

December 20 — Deadline for Board ap- 
proval. 

January ALUMNUS (about Jan. 15)— 
Announcement of names of three candi- 
dates in THE BUCKNELL ALUM- 
NUS. 

February 20 — Petition deadline. 

April 1 — Ballots in mail; Election an- 
nouncement in THE BUCKNELL 
ALUMNUS. 

May 15 — Deadline for receiving' ballots in 
.■\Iumni Office. 

June Commencement — Certification to 
Board of Trustees. 



THE FUND GROWS— A PROGRESS REPORT 

When the Bucknell Alumni Fund books for the fund year (1952-1953) were closed on June 30, 1953, a 
growth in number of givers, percent of alumni participating, and amount of total dollar contributions was not- 
ed. A quick comparison with the results of the previous year ( 1951-1952) shows the following: 



ALUMNI: 195 1- 1952 

Number of Givers 2056 

Percent of Alumni Participating 15.13% 

Total Dollar Contributions . $20,530.39 

PARENTS: 

Number of Givers 169 

Total Dollar Contributions $6,448.62 



ip32-iQ^j An Ina-ease of : 
2192 6.61% 

15.29% .16% 

$21,782.43 6.09% 



178 

$13,056.57 



5.33% 
102.47% 



Which classes will share the honor of having their Class Numeral Banners flying over the stadium on 
Homecoming Day? Did the ODD — or EVEN — numbered classes produce the best results ? These and other 
figures for each class will be published in the Fifth Annual Report of the Bucknell Alumni Fund which will 
reach you by mail early in October. 



22 



SEPTEMBER 1953 



A Buckuell Experiiueut Gets Recoguition— And Support 



By Alfred H. Fenton, Assistant to the President 



Officially, as of July 20, Bucknell Univer- 
sitj- was awarded a $25,000 grant from the 
Carnegie Corporation of Xew York, to pro- 
vide for nourishment of Bucknell's five- 
year-old brain child, the Lfniversitj- Course. 

To members of the last five graduating 
classes, who took part in this experiment in 
integrative education, this should be exhilar- 
ating news. To all Bucknell Alumni, this rec- 
ognition by one of the country's outstanding 
foundations should be heartening proof that 
the Universitj- "on the hill" continues to 
move forward. 

The above two paragraphs undoubtedly 
will evoke numerous questions on the part of 
those Alumni who have not been in touch 
with things academic at Bucknell. \\'hat is 
"integrative education?" What is the Uni- 
versity Comse? How did the Carnegie Cor- 
poration happen to give the University $25,- 
000? The answers to these questions make 
rather exciting reading. 

At the close of World War II, Bucknell 
re-examined its curriculum with a view 
towards meeting post-war needs. The re- 
sults of this Faculty survey showed, among 
other things, that the trend toward special- 
ization at Bucknell, as elsewhere, was pro- 
ducing lop-sided students — engineers who 
couldn't understand the humanities ; scientists 
who knew the mechanics of man, but little 
about human nature. Consequently, the Fac- 
ulty Committee recommended a special one- 
semester course for seniors which would pro- 
vide a systematic study with the view to 
bringing together of all fields of knowledge. 
This tj'pe of study, known as integrative edu- 
cation, had as its purpose to acquaint the stu- 
dent with the interrelations of the various 
fields of knowledge — to show how psychology 
cannot be ignored in the field of medicine ; 
how economics and sociology are intertwined ; 
how biology and chemistrj' are related. To 
set up such a "university course" a Faculty 
Committee was appointed. 

Bucknell was not alone in experimenting 
with this problem, but the University Course, 
as conceived by Professors Preston Warren, 
Donald Stillman. and Arthur Wood, of the 
Philosophy, English, and Sociology- Depart- 
ments respectively — and later developed by 
the directors — was unique in its approach to 
the matter. Basically, the University Course 
sought to study and compare the various 
fields of knowledge by applying the same 
measures to each. This consisted of three 
major questions : \\'hat are the major prob- 
lems in the field? What are the methods by 
which these problems are attacked? What 
are the basic concepts and principles in the 
field? In obtaining the answers to these 
questions, the student soon came to see how 
very often the eflforts in one field of knowl- 
edge were dependent upon the efforts by the 
specialists in a second and third field of 
knowledge. 

The University Course thus accomplished 
several things. It gave the student a wealth 
of fresh material to which to give thought ; 
it showcfl the student that though he might 
know a great deal alKiut his own chosen field, 
there was much to be learned in related 
fields ; It mspircd the student to investigate 
these other fields. 

The University Course was first given in 
the Spring semester of 1948 and for three 
ycar.i, thi: directors of the course, who later 
included Profcss^jr Harry R. fiarvin of the 
English Department, and Profcs.sor F. Da- 
vid Martin of the Philosophy Department, 
cxjicrimcntcd and revised in an effort to 
perfect their efforts. During this i>criod, the 

S R I' T K M B K R 19 5 8 



directors studied tlie work in integrative edu- 
cation at other universities and came more 
and more to realize that their course was as 
good, if not better, than most. They also 
reached the conclusion that to be most effec- 
tive. The University Course would have to 
be expanded over several semesters. 

Accordingly, in 1951, the course directors 
approached the University administration for 
assistance in obtaining a grant from a na- 
tional foundation for the purpose of ex- 
panding the course. It was agreed that the 
Carnegie Corporation was the most likely 
source, since it already had shown interest in 
the matter of integrative education. A trip 
to New York engaged the interest of Dr. 
Oliver C. Carmichael, then President of the 
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of 
Education, and in the Fall of 1951 he visited 
the University for a closer examination of tlie 
project. He explained that his organization 
was attempting to help experiments in in- 
tegrative education by backing various ap- 
proaches to the problem. Thus, Union Col- 
lege and Smith College, which eventually 
received Carnegie grants, had the same gen- 
eral goals as the Bucknell plan, but were 
attempting to reach them by other approach- 
es. In fact, it is now clear, the Bucknell 
method has a much larger scope than these 
others. Union College, for example, is at- 
tempting to integrate ideas common to cer- 
tain fields, whereas Bucknell is attempting 
integrations of all major fields. 

Correspondence ensued throughout the 
next year, clarifying the relationships of 
this program to the departments of the 
Bucknell curriculum. Then, in March of 
1953, Dr. Carmichael made a second visit to 
Bucknell and had the opportunity of discuss- 
ing the matter with a large group of Faculty 
members. As a result of this visit. Dr. Car- 
michael recommended to his board that a 
grant of $25,000, to be paid over a Zyi year 
period, be made in support of the University 
Course. In May the grant was authorized by 
the Board and the matter became official on 
July 20. 

This support will now enable the Univer- 
sity to expand the course from one semes- 
ter to four, thus giving the student a better 
opportunity to orient his knowledge witli 
that of other fields. A university is not un- 
like a department store, with the salesmen 
and customers of one department having lit- 
tle knowledge of the values offered by other 
departments. The bigger the university, the 
greater the confusion. 

One of the items that the grant now facili- 
tates is the engagement of a professor who 
is at home in the sciences as well as the 
humanities. Though 38 members of the Fac- 
ulty, representing 18 departments of the Uni- 
versity, have had a hand in the teacliing of 
the course, few have had enough time re- 
cently to equip themselves to discuss, with 
sureness, matters outside their own fields. 

In communication with Dr. Carmichael, 
the University has been seeking for some 
time, a man who is particularly suited to the 
questions of integrations in the sciences and 
their relation to the humanities. They have 
finally engaged Dr. Irving I'olonoff, whom 
Professor Charles liendel. Chairman of the 
Philosophy Department of Yale University, 
cliaracterized as a "natural" for this position. 
"It is rare," wrote Profcs.sor Mendel, "to 
have a call for a man with precisely these 
qualifications." Dr. Polonoff trained at Mc- 
(;ill, Edinburgh and Vale after having stud- 
ied science at Sir George Williams College 



and having done technical work in science. 
Dr. Polonoff has continued his applied sci- 
ence while taking his doctorate in the history 
and pliilosophy of science. 

So that other members of the Faculty may 
participate more fully in the program, a 
"Faculty Seminar" on the integrative educa- 
tion is being planned for next year. This 
idea, first suggested by a few faculty mem- 
bers, is fully encouraged by Dr. Carmichael 
and is vital to the success of the project. 
With four semesters in which to cover the 
ground, there will be a greater need and op- 
portunity for members of all Departments to 
present the concepts, problems, and methods 
of their fields. 

In order that Bucknell Alumni may have a 
clearer picture of what the University is 
attempting to do in the field of integrative 
education, the Administration is hopeful of 
being able to arrange a demonstration of a 
University Course lecture during Homecom- 
ing Weekend on October 16, 17 and 18. The 
idea, as now tentatively planned, is to have 
Professors Garvin, Martin, and Warren con- . 
duct a class for Alumni on Friday evening, 
October 16. 

Meanwhile, the directors of the University 
Course have been compiling what is believed 
to be the first textbook on the subject of 
integrative education. Considerable time and 
energy have been put into this by-project, 
and it is hoped that negotiations will soon be 
completed for the publication of the book. 
Such a textbook would bring added prestige 
to the University, since it unquestionably 
would be used by many universities through- 
out the country. 

Dedicated as they are to the University 
Course, Professors Garvin, Martin, and War- 
ren undoubtedly would have abandoned their 
idea long ago, had it not been for the con- 
stant encouragement they received from lead- 
ers in the field of education. In 1949 the 
University Course was given a -citation by 
the Foundation for Integrated Education, 
and since the beginning of the program, the 
course has received considerable praise from 
' outstanding educators at other universities. 

Most of these educators spoke from first- 
hand knowledge, since a feature of the pro- 
gram is the engagement of visiting lecturers 
to assist in the course. 

After his experience as a lecturer for and 
observer of the University Course, Profes- 
sor Henry Margenau of the Sloane Physics 
Laboratory of Yale University, said : "Your 
(University Course) plan has . . . solid- 
ity, consistency, and wholeness . . . Any- 
thing so well conceived must not fail." 

Professor Elisco Vivas of Northwestern 
University has written : "What seems to me 
most impressive about the document (ex- 
plaining the basis of the program) is its 
depth and maturity — and both arc qualities 
notorious for their absence in contemporary .^^ 
teaching . . ." 

Perliaps the finest tribute of all came from 
Professor W. H. Werkineistcr, Philosopher 
of Science at the University of Nebraska, 
who .said : "My visit to Bucknell has strong- 
ly reinforced my conviction that our small 
institutions of higher learning have a great 
deal to give their students which the large 
universities do not provide ... If Buck- 
nell can carry through (the expanded pro- 
gram of the University Course), liucknell is 
sure to make educational history. The Uni- 
versity Course (program) should become a 
model for oilier inslilulions." 

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Greetings rrom tne 

NeT\^ Alumni Presiaent 

Alumni Weekend at Bucknell hrought forth anew corfs of officers 
to reflace the most efficient retiring ones. As the new President of the General 
Alumni Association, I am well aware that following in the stefs of such ex- 
cellent fredecessors as have held this office %vill he a tremendous task. I hofe 
I may measure uf in a small degree to the efficiency they displayed. I shall need 
helf from all of you. With your assistance lue can keef Bucknell's fine Alumni 
Spirit going and growing. 

The Commencement luncheon, with over WOO present, xvas an inspiring 
sight. The Alumni Fund, higger than ever with help from the fathers and more 
and more alumni giving, is a healthy sign for Bucknell. The Alumni Service 
Award, the democratic process of electing our Alumni Trustees, are steps in 
the progress of Bucknell. Dr. Hildreth, Buck Shott, Ray Irwin and others 
share in the credit for all of these luith a deep how to Ken Slifer for his fine 
work as President of the Alumni Association for the past two years. 

Ken has a lot of advantages on me. fust to mention a few, he is a whole 
foot taller, weighs ahout fifty pounds more than I and he doesn't wear dresses. 
Sooooo, if 1 am going to succeed a great guy such as Ken I'd appreciate it very 
much if you'll help me in these specific ways: 

1 . Talk Bucknell! Let everyone know what a grand place it is so they will 
xvant to send their children and their friends' children to Bucknell. Let your 
local high school know you are glad to tell prospective students ahout Bucknell. 

2. Attend Alumni Cluh meetings and if there is none, form one, he it near 
or far from Bucknell. Do your share to keep these meetings interesting. 

3. Give to the Alumni Fund as you give to the Red Cross, the Boy Scouts 
and Community Chest. The Spirit of Giving to Bucknell is the important thing. 
It's a good habit. 

4. Visit Bucknell when you can, on Alumni Day in June, at Homecoming 
or any time. It makes that Bucknell Spirit closer and dearer. 

Let's make a few Alumni touchdowns in these things. It will he fun doing 
it and Bucknell memories will keep you younger. So let's go Alumni. Re- 
memher it's 

"On Bisons down the field, it's Bucknell today" and everyday in the life of 

a true Bucknellian. 

Thank you. I'm grateful. 

Emily Devine Kelly '21 

(Mrs. Joseph B. Kelly) 



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Mathieson '20 Named Fund Chairman 

Announcement was made at Homecoming Weekend by Mrs. Emily Devine Kelly 
that Andrew R. Mathieson '20 had accepted appointment as chairman of the Bucknell 
Alumni Fund Committee. 

Andy becomes the third chairman of the fund since its establishment in 1948 
when Kenneth W. Slifer '26 became the first fund committee chairman. After three 
years service John Worth '37 became chairman and served until the appointment of 
Andy Mathieson. 




Andrew R. Mathieson '20 

Long an ardent worker in University and alumni affairs, Andy brings to his new 
position a successful record of achievement in many industrial and charitable enter- 
prises. Since his student days he has distinguished himself by service to the University 
through alumni local club activities in Youngstown, New York and Pittsburgh. Follow- 
ing a distinguished athletic career in basketball, track and tennis it was only natural that 
Andy should become an active worker in the Bucknell Athletic Council on which he 
served as a member and as president of the group, resigning the later position upon 
his election as an alumni member of the Bucknell Board of Trustees for a five-year 
term in 1944. His "sabbatical" from the Board of Trustees was relatively short, how- 
ever, for he was again elected as a board member in December 1951 and upon the 
death of Dr. S. Dale Spotts '18 was made chairman of the important Committee on 
Alumni Relations. He also serves on the committees of Instruction and Public Relations. 

A pioneer worker in the Alumni Fund Program at Bucknell he has declared his 
intention of bringing the financial needs of the University before every alumnus to 
encourage regular annual giving to the fund on the "living" endowment principle. 

His service to community organizations is as distinguished as his record of alumni 
activities. He served for the last three years as chairman of the Board of Directors of 
the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Red Cross, is presently chairman of Eastern 
Area Advisory Committee American Red Cross, member of the Board of Directors of 
the Hospital Service Association of Pittsburgh, and trustee of the Si.xth Presbyterian 
Church of Pittsburgh. 

His business career with United States Steel Corporation began immediately after 
graduation. After serving in the Youngstown and Homestead district plants of Car- 
negie Steel Company, he became Personnel Director of the company in 1927. In 1934 
he was advanced to assistant to the Vice-President— Industrial Relations, United States 
Steel Corporation, New York, and upon the formation of the United States Steel 
Corporation of Delaware in 1938, he returned to Pittsburgh in a similar capacity. He 
was made Salary Administration Supervisor of the Delaware Corporation in 1942 and 
was elected President and Treasurer of the United States Steel and Carnegie Pension 
Fund, which administers the pensions and insurance plans for employees of United 
States Steel Corporation and subsidiaries, in May 1950. 

He married Margaret Wray in 1924. Their sor. Andrew Wray Mathieson earned 
his bachelor's degree from Bucknell in 1950 and his master's degree in industrial 
administration at Carnegie Institute of Technology. "Drew", as he was named on the 
campus, is, like his father, a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. At present he is an* 
ensign in the Na\'y attached to the Bureau of Ships and is located at the New York 
Ship Building Company yard at Camden, N. J. Andy and his charming wife, Peggy, 
live at 1458 Greystone Drive, Pittsburgh 6, Pa. 



Cover Picture 

Looking toward East College . . . never to be forgotten are the 
beautiful winter snows and the unexpected cold mornings. 

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Alumni 

Page 

Al Borclli '49 8 

Mrs. Angelctte Tilden Coulston 'S3 . . 6 

Dr. Frederic B. Davics '26 7 

Andrew R. Mathieson '20 2 

Dr. Bruce J. Miller '27 7 

Stephen Tcrpak '24 7 

Alumni Fund Contributors 9-16 

Alumni Trustee Time-Table 5 

Bucknell Alumni Census 7 

Class Reports 17-23 

Class Reunions — 1954 17 

Club Activities 5 

Freshmen with Bucknell Parents 8 

Homecoming 3 

Lambda Chi Alpha Cornerstone Laid ... 6 

New Faculty Members 8 

Parent Contributors 15 

Sports 4 



TO CORRECT OUR RECORDS 

If your name on the address label 
of this issue has you listed as a pri- 
vate, when you should be a colonel, or 
if you are long- since out of the service 
. . or . . if the Miss should be a Mrs. 
or the Mr. should be a Dr., will you 
please send a note of correction to the 
Alumni Office. 



THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS 

Published in January, Mai-ch, April, June, Sep- 
tember, October and December by 

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY 

Entered as second-class matter December 30, 
1930. at the post offlee at Lewisburg:, Pa., under 
the Act of August 24, 1912. 



Stude'iU Editorial Assistayit : 



Sara Jane Anderson '5-1 



DECEMBER 19, -i 3 



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BUCKNELl AllMNlS 



VOLUME XXXVm— No. 3 



DECEMBER 1953 



HOMECOMING 



BUCKXELL'S football loss to Temple, 
27-21, failed to dampen the spirit of the 
Homecoming fans in their enjoj^ble re- 
unions with old friends and classmates. 

The first feature of the weekend was the 
Homecoming parade held Saturday morning 
on the streets of Lewisburg. The parade, in 
addition to sorority and fraternity floats. 
presented visiting bands, local floats, and 
officials of various organizations. 



411-41 iiTnn i Luncheon 

A PPROXniATELY 800 guests attend- 
•^^ ed the annual Homecoming Lunch- 
eon, which included a brief program pre- 
sided over by Mrs. Joseph B. Kelly '21, 
president of the General Alumni Associa- 
tion, and introduction of alumni secretary 
John H. Shott '22 and Mrs. Shott; James 
A. Tyson Tl, winner of the Alumni Award 
for 1953; Dorothy Diorio '54, president of 
Women's Student Government; Robert 
Schrimmer '54, president of Inter- Frater- 
nity Council; Dr. Joseph W. Henderson 
'08, chairman of the Board of Trustees 
and acting president of Bucknell, and Mrs. 
Henderson. Dr. Henderson expressed 
gratification that "two such great schools 
as Bucknell and Temple were meeting in 
an atmosphere of friendship and good 
will." He introduced Dr. William Toni- 
linson. vice president of Temple, who 
brought the official greetings of the Uni- 
versity. 

Informal reunions were featured at the 
Bison Roundup after the game. Malcolm 
.A. dinger '26 and Dr. Carroll C. Nesbit 
'39 were alumni chairmen for the event. 
Refreshments were served by the Lewis- 
burg .Alumni Club. 







Delta Zeta Sorority and I'lii Laiiibila 'I'lieta I- 
the Homecomin, 



ratcniity chuo-clioiKHi lull spet'd aliead tu \\'in 
: Parade Trophy. 



All-Alunini Dance 

A LARGE crowd enjoyed the alumni 
■^^ dance in the gym on Saturday night. 
Intermission entertainment included the 
Men's Glee Club quartet, several baritone 
solos by Richard Ellis '55, and a tap dance 
by Barbara Besosa '56. Master of cere- 
monies was Edward Williams '53. A cup 
for the best decorated women's dorm 
went to Hunt Hall, with Judith Esmay 
'54, president of Mortar Board, making 
the presentation. 

Sunday found many Bucknell alumni 
still around town, attending church, hav- 
ing dinner in the fraternity houses, and 
enjoying the art e.xhibit of oils and water 
colors by Blanchard Gummo '25, profes- 
sor of art, in the Bertrand Library. 




h'»<i4t«tll icn-iili lit luiin friiiKlit tl(c Ilriini'''iiiij|iiK Kami: Jii«l ai hard ai lhi:y dirl ,'ii] ycarH ukd. 
I'l<-tiir<-rl ticrfr iiri; friiir of tlic vnr»lly of 11(03 fli-ft to riKhl) .lolin C. .Joliimoii '04, IMilliululphlu; 
Jotiii B. Smiley '03, WaKtilniclon, 1). C; II. W. I hornpHori '04. LcwIhIiutk; 
and Harold V. Leiher '09, Northumberland. 

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The Doctors Met 

IV/rORE tlian 40 Bucknell Alumni and their 
•^'-'- wives attended a $50-a-pIate dinner at 
the Otzinachson County Club in Milton on 
Friday evening, Oct. 16, and thereby contrib- 
uted $3,700 to the University's eft'ort to re- 
model its Biology Building, Taylor Hall. 

The Medical Alumni also voted to make 
the affair an annual one as a means of pro- 
viding regular support to the Biology De- 
partment, and to form an organization to 
assist the University in other ways. 

The dinner was planned by Dr. William 
F. Darkes '27, of Orwigsburg, Pa., who 
served as Toastmaster and Chairman of the 
afifair. In suggesting that the Medical Alum- 
ni of the University form an organization. 
Dr. Darkes pointed out that the University 
needed their support in ways other than 
monetary in sui'h problems as curricula, the 
planning of buildings and laboratories, and 
the placement of graduates. 

And the Lawyers Too 

TX/rORE than 100 Alumni, undergraduates 
-'•'-'■ and members of the bar from the Lew- 
isburg area took part in a panel discussion on 
pre-legal education as part of Homecoming 
activities. 

The group met in the F.llen Clarke Ber- 
trand Library on Friday evening, October 16, 
to hear a panel coni])oscd of Judge l'"rederick 
V. Ivillmcr '06, of the U. S. 'District Court; 
Dr. Riibert N. Cook '^^, professor of law at 
VVeslern Reserve University; Mr. William 
l''earen '50, law clerk to the Chief Justice of 
the Pennsylvania Su])reme Court; Dr. John 
llonnold, pnjfessor of law at the University 
iif I'cnnsylvania Law School and Mr. D. 
(•'enton Adams, assistant to the dean of Dick- 
inson Law School. 

John I". Zellcr, III '41, assistant iirofessor 
111 pnliliial science served as inndcr.ilor and 
Dr. Jiisi-ph VV. llendersipn 'OK, chairman of 
Ihc I'onrd of Trustees of linrkncll, gave a 
summing up at the conclusion of the discus- 
sion. 



SPORTS 



Buckiiell's 1953 football season has been 
anything but pleasant for most interested ob- 
servers. One win and eight straight defeats 
are reminiscent of the 1948 season. 

But though the record is poor, the team 
itself has not been that bad. Only two op- 
ponents really outclassed the Bisons — Holy 
Cross and Delaware. The other games could 
have gone either way, but unfortunately, 
didn't. 

Every college has its ups and downs so far 
as football is concerned, and this year has 
been a real downer. But it w-ill not take too 
much to have a better season next year ( two 
wins, to be exact). And next year should be 
an improvement, for our sophomore backs 
have had a bit of experience, and a few boys 
up from the freshman team should help. 

The Herd opened 1953 in fine style, easily 
overpowering Buffalo, 35-6. The next week, 
an aroused Muhlenberg upset the Bisons, 18- 
13. Then the Lawrencemen flew to Holy 
Cross to absorb a 40-0 lacing at the hands of 
the Crusaders. This game really illustrated 
our poor pass defense. 

The fourth game was the Homecoming af- 
fair with Temple. It was a thrilling contest, 
but the Owls' passing proved our undoing, 
27-21. Next came a greatly improved 
Lafayette which edged the Herd, 7-6, in a 
contest which should have been Bucknell's. 
Lehigh took to the air in the sixth contest to 
down the Bisons, 20-6. Colgate used the 
same offensive pattern to beat Bucknell, 19- 
12 in a hard-played ball game. Gettysburg's 
undersized speedsters and a splendid quarter- 
back named Gagliardi gave us the business, 
26-13, and then Delaware completed the sea- 
son with a 34-13 thumping a la aerials. 



Basketball Prospects 
Look Brighter 

Basketball practice has begun in full swing 
and Coach Ben Kribbs is hopefully preparing 
his hard-working regulars for their 20-game 
schedule which opens Dec. 5 against Lehigh 
University. 

Five members of last year's varsity, three 
of them starters, are returning along with a 
crop of newcomers up from last year's fresh- 
man team. 

It seems safe to predict that the Herd will 
at least equal and probably better last year's 
unsensational 3-16 record. But the real key 
to the future lies with this year's fresliman 
team which is known to possess talent that 
can be developed. 

We don't mean to write this year off as 
"nothing from nowhere" for tlie varsity will 
be capable of pulling off a few surprises of 
its own. Jim Poff, of Wilkes-Barre, our 
leading ball player last year until injured 
early in the season, has had an operation on 
his knee and appears fit once again. 

Another senior is Barry Parker, of Mt. 
Holly, N. J., who led the team in scoring 
last year. 'Two steady juniors are Dick 
Bradway and Herb Cox, both of Pittsburgh. 
Dick Johnson, a junior from Plainfield, N. J., 
rounds out the five returnees. 

Two sophomores who should aid the regu- 
lars and maybe unseat two of them are Dick 
Guttermuth, of Nortlt Bergen, N. J., and 
Ted Groom, of Arlington, Va., die latter a 

6-5 stringbean. 

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1954 Wrestling Schedule 

Jan. 9 — Gettysburg Gettysburg 

Jan. 16 — Lafayette Home 

Jan. 23 — Muhlenberg Allentown 

Feb. 6 — Haverford Home 

Feb. 13 — Temple Home 

Feb. 20 — Ursinus Home 

Feb. 27 — Delaware Newark, Del. 

Coach: James Ostendarp '52 

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(iK.MJUATINt; SEMUKS — I'liese seven seniors have played their la.st intercolleitiale lixilliall game tor 
the Bisons and are looking forward to graduating next June. First row, left to right. IJob Dee, of Mt. 
Lebanon, Pa.; Ow-en Murnane, Trenton, N. J., and Carl Gurevich, Bronx, N. Y. Standing;. Ken Adaniec, 
New York, N. Y.; Paul Ganz, Baltimore, Md.: Bill Gray, New Britain, Conn., and Jim Egloff, Valley 
Stream, N. Y. 



Tennis Conference 

Bucknell was the scene of the First Middle 
Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Conference ten- 
nis championships, Oct. 22, 23 and 24. 
Swarthmore swept to victory with Lehigh 
finishing second and Bucknell third in the 
eleven team tourney. 

The tournament was held in the fall rath- 




er than next spring because of scheduling 
difficulties, and was hailed by all in atten- 
dance as a splendid success. A great deal of 
credit should go to Tennis Coach Hank Pe- 
ters for his work as tournament director. 
The entire program was well organized and 
functioned efficiently. 

Swarthmore, Lehigh and Bucknell dom- 
inated the early matches in both singles and 
doubles, but the invaders from Philadelphia 
had too much all-around class for the Engi- 
neers and the Bisons. Their two singles en- 
tries met in the finals and their doubles team 
defeated Lehigh for the championship in that 
bracket. 

Bucknell entered Al Holton, senior from 
Pelham Manor, N. Y., and Jack Laird, jun- 
ior from Short Hills, N. J. Holton got to 
the semi-finals before being dropped by 
Parker Hall of Swarthmore, 6-1, 6-3. Tim 
Coss, who won the singles title, dumped 
Laird in the quarter finals, 6-1, 6-0. 



ACTION UNDER THE BOARDS— Bucknell's Jim 
Poff (number se\en) and Barry Parker (number 
ten) ward off Juniata's defenders as tliey prepare 
to leap for the ball. Tliough this photograph 
was taken last season, Poff and Parker should be 
the mainstays of this year's team. 



1953-54 Bucknell Basketball 
Schedule 

Dec. 5— Lehigh Home 

Dec. 8 — Dickinson Carlisle 

Dec. 12 — Connecticut Home 

Dec. 10— Juniata Huntingdon 

Dec. 18— Albright Home 

Jan. 6— Muhlenberg Allentown 

Jan. 8 — Colgate Home 

Jan. 13 — Gettysburg Home 

Jan. 16— Albright Reading 

Jan. S3 — Lafayette Easton 

Jan. 27 — Penn State Home 

Feb. 6 — Rutgers New Brunswick 

Feb. 10 — Lafayette Home 

Feb. 12— Susquehanna Selinsgrove 

Feb. 17 — Dickinson Home 

Feb. 20 — Gettysburg Gettysburg 

Feb. 23 — Juniata , Home 

Feb. 27— Lehigh Bethlehem 

March 3— F. and M Lancaster 

March 6 — Muhlenberg Home 

DECEMBER 1953 



CLUB ACTIVITIES 



Time Schedule for Election 
of Alumni Trustee 

(Under revisions approved by Board 

of Directors — March 3, 1951) 
December 20 — Deadline for Board 

Approval 
January ALUMNUS — Announcement 
of names of three candidates in 
BUCKXELL ALUMNUS (about 
Jan. 15) 
Februarj- 20 — Petition Deadhne 
April 1 — Ballots in mail ; Election an- 
nouncement in BUCKNELL 
ALUMNUS 
May 15 — Deadline for receiving Bal- 
lots in Alumni Office 
June Commencement — Certification to 
Board of Trustees 
The committee for nomination of 
Alumni Trustee met on October 17 
and selected three candidates. Article 
8, Section 7 of the revised By-laws 
provides that "The name of any alum- 
nus nominated by a petition, signed by 
not fewer than 200 alumni shall auto- 
matically be placed on the ballot and 
it shall be indicated that this candidate 
was nominated by petition." The dead- 
line for receiving petitions shall be 
Februarj' 20, 1954. 



Providence 

A small, enthusiastic group of Bucknel- 
lians of the newly formed Alumni Club of 
Providence met for the first time Oct. 9th at 
the Brown University Faculty Club. 

Following a delicious dinner, "Buck" Shott 
talked informally about Bucknell and 
brought everyone up to date on the latest 
campus news, highlighting hjs presentation 
with color slides. 

A committee was formed to make plans 
tor the 108th birthday celebration meeting 
in February. The committee includes : The 
Rev. Kenneth Dannenhauer '41, chairman; 
the Rev. John M. Wilbur '48; Steve Steph- 
anou '38; June Stott Matthews '47. 

Election of officers will be held at the next 
meeting in February when a much larger at- 
tendance is expected. 

— June Stott Matthews '47 



Long Island 

On Monday, Sept. 14th, the Bucknell 
Alumni Club of Long Island held its fourth 
annual reception for freshmen, in the Com- 
munity Church of East VVilliston. One 
hundred and seventy-eight freshmen, their 
parents, undergraduates and alumni attended. 

After a warm welcome by club president, 
Thomas W. Cann, Jr. '41, a brief business 
meeting followed. Officers elected for the 
coming year were: Thomas \V. Cann, Jr. 
'41, president; William Lybarger '25, vice 
president ; Gay fJueger '38, secretary ; Art 
Iredell '34, trea.surcr. Elected to the Board 
of Directors were : Amorita Copeland '22, 
Walt Kohrs '.39, Marjorie Miller '.39, Walt 
Phcifer 'SO and Clinton Hegcman '43. 

Our Kucst, Mary Jane Stevenson, dean of 
women, extended Krcetings from the college 
and spoke to the freshmen on orientation. 
Nelson Weiidt '34 and June IxQuatte VVendt 
'36, then divided those present into men's 
and women's discussion groups. Questions 
of the freshmen and their parents were an- 
•vercd by the undergraduates. Colored glides 
I) R r; K M n K K i o .-, » 



Baptists at Washington 

Twenty-eight Bucknellians and their 
guests gathered for luncheon at Washington, 
Pa., during the recent Pennsylvania Baptist 
Convention. Buck Shott, alumni secretary, 
presided and introduced Dr. Charles M. 
Bond and the Rev. Wilbur Sheriff '28, who 
suggested ways of bringing tlie education 
program offered at Bucknell to the attention 
of young people in the Baptist congregations 
of Pennsylvania. 

Dr. Dayton L. Ranck, vice president of 
the University, attended the convention as a 
member of the budget committee and Dr. 
Bond participated in a panel on the subject 
of "The Moral Responsibility of the Bap- 
tist-Related Colleges to Our Churches." 



B= U. Civil Engineers Meet 



Connecticut 

The Bucknell Alumni Club of Connecticut 
held a dinner meeting on October 8 at the 
University Club of Bridgeport. Feature of 





CONNECTICUT ALUMNI DINE AT BRIDGEPORT 
UNIVERSITY CLUB— At the speakers' table are 
(left to right) Cliff E. Holleran '19, president: 
Elizabeth May Smith '49, Buck Shott '22, Alumni 
Secretary, and Martha E. Sober '45, secretary. 



the meeting was the presentation of the 
club's charter to President C. E. Holleran 
'19 of Ridgefield, Conn., by Alumni Secre- 
tary John H. Shott. 

Mr. Shott also showed slides of the new 
campus buildings and other campus scenes 
to the group. Needless to say, these were 
of unusual interest to the prospective stu- 
dents who were present. 

The club plans its next meeting at the 
time of the annual birthday celebration in 
February. 



Metropolitan Alumni Help in 
Student Selection 

We are pleased to report that another local 
club of alumni, the Bucknell Alumni Club 
of Metropolitan New York and New Jersey, 
has organized a High School Selection Com- 
mittee. 

The committee at work in the Metropoli- 
tan area is made up of Douglas L. Bonham 
'43, 4 Parkway Village, Cranford, N. J., 
CTiairman ; Richard C. Shultz, '40, Westfield, 
N. J. and Richard L. Moore '47, Cedar 
Grove, N. J. 

The function of these committees is to 
attend college or career nights in local high 
schools on the occasions when the Regis- 
trar's Office is represented and to contact 
local schools when the members of the Reg- 
istrar's .Staff are not able to attend. 

If you would like to learn what you can 
do to assist Bucknell in recruiting suitable 
students please .send to the Alumni Office 
for the Inilletin, "The Role of the Local 
Alumni C^hib in Recruiting Prospective Stu- 
dents for Bucknell." 



of Bucknell were shown and the meeting 
closed with the singing of Bucknell songs. 
Delicious refreshments were served, com- 
pleting a most enjoyable .social evening, 

— Dorian Smith Vanukiiiiii.t '43. 




Civil engineering graduates met with Dr. 
D. M. Griffith and Prof. H. A. Weeden at 
the annual meeting of tlie American Society 
of Civil Engineers recently in New York. 
Those attending the annual meeting of the 
society included : Bill McGuire '42, Emil 
Kordish '42, Ben Williams '42, Sandy Mc- 
Pherson '42, Jim Diffenderfer '43, Charlie 
Bergman '43, Bob McLaughlin '48, Les 
Becher '49, Clair Wynkoop Carlson '49, Jim 
Riley '52, Bill Corgill '50, Clifford H. Mel- 
lor '27. 



Syr 



acuse 

The Bucknell Alumni Club of Central 
New York with headquarters in Syracuse 
held an interesting meeting on October 23 
and enjoyed pictures of the campus. A large 
part of the session was devoted to business 
affairs with a constitution for the club be- 
ing adopted. 

The new officers selected at the meeting 
are as follows : Carrol E. Osborn '37, presi- 
dent ; Robert W. Cochran '48, vice president ; 
Mrs. William F. Hasselberger (Jean P. 
Steele '41), treasurer; William E. Andrews 
'45, secretary. The following Executive Com- 
mittee was elected to plan club activities : 
Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Sleeth, Jr. '42 (Eleanor 
M. Lindell '41) ; John F. Hummer '08; Mrs. 
Arthur Mielke (Hazel Jackson '37) ; Rob- 
ert R. Sterner '44 ; Rev. H. Burton Entrckin 
'48; Clare Osborn; David H. Gold '45; 
Mrs. H. L. Woehling (Mary Wolfinger 
'47) ; Mrs. Vito L. D'Amore (Jean Crofoot 
•47). 

The entire meeting was marked with en- 
thusiasm and the goal for the Bucknell 
Birthday meeting in February was set at 50 
members in attendance. 

— Cahkoi.i. I'". OsiuinN '37, Pn'sidciil 



iiiK-kiH'lliaiis in the 
Teachiug Profession 

Bucknellian educators attending the 
convenliun of the Pennsylvania Stafe 
l''duc;iliiiii Assficialion are cnrtlially in- 
vited to .-itleiul a hnicheon on Monday, 
IJiTcmher 28, 19.53, at 12:15 V. M. in 
the Y-'IVcn i^ioin of the Y. W. C. A., 
l''onrlh and W;ihnit Streets, liarris- 
hnrg. All liuckiiellians living in Har- 
rishurg and vicinity are welcome at 
this noon meeting. 



Grandma Coulston '83 
Dies in Texas 





Library Needs 



To complete our reference files we 
need any or all of the following : 

Chemical Abstracts 1907-date 

Christian Chronicle (Phila.) Aug- 
ust 1846-October 1863 

New York Chronicle 1849-1865 
V. 1-17 

Examiner and Chronicle (later Ex- 
aminer-Chronicle and Exam- 
iner) 1865-1912 

Watchman 1898-1903 

Anyone who has odd issues of these 
titles is urged to write to Mr. Harold 
W. Hayden, Librarian, Bucknell Uni- 
versity. 



GRANDMA COULSTON '83 

Mrs. Angelette Tilden Coulston, known to 
almost everyone in Lancaster, Texas, as 
Grandma Coulston, died there on Tuesday, 
September IS, one week after celebrating her 
91st birthday. 

Mrs. Coulston, the last surviving member 
of the Institute Qass of 1883 was active until 
shortly before her death, taking an interest 
in civic, religious and political affairs. She 
was an active alumnae correspondent of 
THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS and eager- 
ly awaited the football results. 

Mrs. Coulston was born in 1862 in Steuben 
County, New York, the daughter of Alanson 
Tilden, an Army chaplain who offered the 
prayer at Abraham Lincoln's funeral. In 1883 
she married William J. Coulston of the Col- 
lege Class of 1883 and followed a busy life 
as wife of a Baptist minister until his death 
in 1938. 

She is survived by two daughters, two 
sons, six grandchildren and six great-grand- 
children. 



Library Receives 
Thacher Manuscripts 

The first two items in a proposed collec- 
tion of original works by Bucknell Univer- 
sity Alumni were donated to the Ellen Clarke 
Bertrand Library by Russell L. Thacher, Jr., 
a member of the Class of 1941. 

Mr. Thatcher, an associate editor of Omni- 
book Magazine, sent the original manuscripts 
of two recent novels. The Captain and The 
Tender Age, pubHshed in 1951 and 1952, re- 
spectively, by The MacMillan Company. The 
former deals with life on an LST and the 
latter with the problems of a 17-year-old. 
Both books were well received by critics and 
public alike. 

The Captain, Mr. Thatcher's first novel, 
was somewhat autobiographical in nature 
since after graduation from Bucknell, he 
spent five years in the U. S. Navy as the 
Commander of an LST. 

At Bucknell, Mr. Thatcher was a Dean's 
List student and editor of L'AgeiuSa. He is 
currently living at Ridgewood, N. J., where 
he and his wife cope with small sons, Mi- 
chael and Christopher between books. 



Will You Help Us Prepare Professional and 
Occupational Directories ? 

One of our long term projects at Alumni Headquarters is to prepare 
occupational directories for the benefit of Bucknell Alumni. To assist us 
will you please fill out this coupon and mail it to the Alumni Office, Bucknell 
University, Lewisburg. 



Name . . 
Address 



Class 



lama: □ Doctor M.D. 
Q Lawyer 



. . D.D.S. 



□ Minister 
Q Engineer 
Q Teacher 



Q Other (Please Specify) 

□ I am in training for the profession checked above. 
We thank you for your assistance. 



Dr. Blake Dies 

It is with a sense of great loss that we 
announce the sudden and unexpected death, 
on October 2, of Dr. Wainwright Donald 
Blake, associate professor of psychology at 
Bucknell since 1945. Professor Blake was a 
graduate of St. Lawrence University and 
qualified for the doctorate at the University 
of Missouri. 

In recent years he had become interested 
in the psychology of adults and old age and 
had done extensive research on this subject. 
At the time of his death he was at work 
preparing a report based on a survey made 
among members of the Emeritus Club of 
Bucknell during the alumni weekend of 1953. 

A frequent contributor to journals in his 
field. Dr. Blake was thoroughly respected by 
his colleagues. His life was honest and up- 
right in all respects. A kindly, gentle, ge- 
nially humorous man, he will be greatly 
missed. 

The sympathy of the University and his 
former students is extended to Mrs. Blake, 
who has taken an active part in campus and 
community affairs as well as to Mary and 
Robert, students at the University, and Don- 
ald, now studying in Stockholm. 



Prepayment Plan 

Bucknell's Prepayment Plan has 
been in effect for 15 years and is 
considered to be a desirable way for 
families of young Bucknellians to 
prepare years in advance for the fu- 
ture college expenses of their sons 
and daughters. The advantages of 
avoiding a concentrated four-year 
financial burden are obvious. If you 
wish to study the Prepayment Plan, 
the Alumni Office will be glad to send 
you a full description of how it oper- 
ates upon your request. 



Doc Hoskins 111 

Alumni who were on the campus at the 
turn of the century will be sorry to learn 
of the illness of George (Doc) Hoskins, 
former football coach. 

Doc Hoskins, who is 89, is reported in 
serious condition at the General Hospital, 
Cincinnati suffering from pneumonia and a 
heart condition. 

He was a coach of the Bucknell football 
teams from 1899 to 1906. His teams won 45 
games, lost 35 with five ties. Until his re- 
tirement IS years ago he was a trainer for 
the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. 



Lambda Chi Alpha 
Cornerstone Laid 

During Homecoming Weekend almost 300 
members of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity 
attended the cornerstone laying for the new 
stone house being constructed on the cam- 
pus. The new house is located opposite the 
Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library and is ex- 
pected to be ready for occupancy soon after 
the first of the year. 

The new home will accommodate 34 stu- 
dents and there will be dining room facilities 
for about 70. Malcolm dinger '26 drew 
the plans for the structure. 

Dr. Daniel A. Poling, member of the 
Board of Trustees of the University, editor, 
novelist and leader in religious and civic 
movements, was the principal speaker at 
the dinner held on the evening of Home- 
coming. Harry B. Weaver '14, first presi- 
dent of the Lambda Clii Alpha Chapter, 
acted as toastmaster at the dinner, which 
was arranged by Si Morgan '21. 

DECEMBER 1958 



Bucknell Alumni Census of 1953 

Editor's Xote — This is the fifth of a series being published in The Bucknell Alumnus 
to show the geographic distribution of Bucknell Alumni. The present article reports the 
census of 1953. 

The accompanying map shows the state-by-state distribution of the 15,303 former stu- 
dents of Bucknell Universitj- with known addresses. The count was made in October 1953 
and includes the graduates of Tune of tliis year. The state list shown under the map 
includes the comparable census for October 1952. About 10% of our Bucknellians move 
each year and tell Alumni Headquarters of their new address. Another 5% move and 
leave no forwarding address. Experience shows that about 250 copies of this issue of The 
Bucknell Alumxus will be returned to Alumni Headquarters as undeliverable. We can 
improve that position by being sure to tell Alumni Headquarters when and where we move 
and inform the office about Bucknellians who move into our local community. The post 
office department does a splendid job of notifying us about changes of address that they 
have received, but a sizeable amount of tax money could be saved if everyone notified our 
office of a change of address BEFORE moving. 



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Alabama 
Arizona 
Arkansas 
California 

Colorado 

Connecticut 

Delaware 

District of Columbia 

Florida 

Georgia 

Idaho 

Illinois 

Indiana . 

Iowa 

Kansas 

Kentucky 

Louisiana 

Maine 

Maryland 

Massachusetts 

Michigan 

Minnesota 

Mississippi 

Missouri 

Montana 

Nebraska 



Oct. 

1952 

16 

25 

6 

277 

44 

170 

142 

105 

167 

41 

8 

143 

62 

17 

28 

34 

18 

28 

278 

201 

117 

25 

9 

34 

6 

14 



Oct. 

1953 

17 

32 

8 

310 

38 

191 

164 

139 

187 

41 

7 

148 

67 

16 

26 

42 

16 

31 

311 

239 

1,37 

29 

10 

39 

6 

15 



CENSUS OF 1953 

Oct. 

1952 

Nevada 4 

New Hampshire 27 

New Jersey 2,165 

New Mexico 18 

New York 1,838 

North Carolina 46 

North Dakota 1 

Ohio 315 

Oklahoma 23 

Oregon 14 

Pennsylvania 7,427 

Rhode Island 28 

South Carolina 28 

South Dakota 4 

Tennessee 28 

Texas 89 

Utah 7 

Vermont 16 

Virginia 162 

Washington 59 

West Virginia 52 

Wisconsin 29 

Wyoming 6 

Outside U. S 96 

Totals 14,692 



Oct. 

1953 

4 

28 

2,314 

22 

1,973 

42 

1 

355 

22 

14 

7,595 

24 

35 

4 

35 

99 

6 

16 

181 

51 

62 

29 

6 

119 

15,303 



Bruce Miller '27 Promoted 

The appointment of Dr. Bruce }. Miller 
'27 as assistant manager, research admin- 
istration of Union Carbide and Carbon Cor- 
poration has been announced by Dr. G. O. 
Curmc, Jr., vice-president in charge of re- 
search. Dr. Miller will coordinate the re- 
cruiting of scientists for the Corporation and 
will assist Dr. Raymond VV. McKamce, the 
newly apiKiintcd manajter, in the per.sonnel 
aspect.* of the Corpfjration's research activi- 
ties. 

Dr. Miller, who was chairman of the de- 
partment of chemistry at Bucknell Univer- 
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sity, joined Union Carbide in 1944. His first 
assignment was in the Corporation's atomic 
energy program in an administrative capacity. 
In 1946 he was assigned to the laboratories of 
Linde Air Products Company, ;i divisidn iif 
Union Carbide, as Personnel Administrator. 
Dr. Miller has been in charge of the Corpora- 
tion's research recruiting activities since 1950. 

Bruce is a member of the' Board of Direc- 
tors of the General Alumni AssucialioM of 
the University, lie is marricfl In the former 
Florence Beckworlh '27 and with their chil- 
dren, Mrurc, Auflrcy, and Grant, they live 
at 112 Di-vo<! Ri].. Chappaqua, N. Y, 





4 



STEPHEN TERPAK 



Stephen Terpak has been appointed super- 
visor — design and production engineering for 
step and induction voltage regulators accord- 
ing to an announcement by D. D. MacCar- 
thy, manager-regulator engineering for Gen- 
eral Electric Co. 

Mr. Terpak was graduated from Bucknell 
University in 1924 with a B.S. in E.E. He 
served as group leader from 1935 to 1945 
and was in charge of design for the next two 
years. He was assistant division engineer 
from 1947 to 1951, and supervising engineer 
of the bushing unit from then until the pres- 
ent time. 

Mr. Terpak has been granted five patents. 
He is the author of an AIEE paper on high 
voltage bushings. Married, he and Mrs. Ter- 
pak, and their four children, Stephen '56, 
Donald, Margaret, and Gerald live at 110 
Euclid Avenue, Pittsfield, Mass. Steve is 
the active president of the Bucknell Alumni 
Club of Pittsfield. 



Dr. Frederic B. Davies '26 
Dies at 48 

Bucknell lost one of its most prominent 
medical graduates with the death on July 19 
of Dr. Frederic B. Davies, active and well- 
known member of tlie Class of 1926. A 
member of Phi Gamma Delta, Fred dis- 
tinguished himself as a student and was ac- 
tive in the Pre-Med Society, Glee Club, Cap 
and Dagger, Theta Alpha Phi, and partici- 
pated in track athletics. 

Born in Scranton, he attended tlie Univer- 
sity of Rochester School of Medicine and 
interned at Geisinger Hospital in Danville 
before returning to Scranton to J)ec()mc an 
outstanding member of the medical profes- 
sion in his home city. A frequent speaker 
and writer on medical topics, he soon at - 
tained prominence in his field of internal 
nu'diiine and cardiology. He served with 
dislinclicin in the Medical Corps from 1942 
111 1946 leaving the service with the rank of 
major. 

He is survived by his wife, tlie former 
Doriithy Montgomery, a daughter Nancy E., 
I wo sisters, Mrs. l'"ranklin Brtilzman and 
Mrs. I lerchel Ward and a brnlher, Ralph W. 
Davies M.S. '39, I'lainfield, N. J. 

I'Ved will be sadly missed by the Univer- 
sity and tiie alumni he served so well. Sin- 
cere sympathy is extendi-d to the family. 

7 



New Faculty Members 

We welcome to the faculty of Bucknell 
the following new members appointed by 
Dr. William H. Coleman, vice president of 
the college. In addition, two former Buck- 
nell teachers returned to the faculty after 
several years in industrial posts. 

To assist in the teaching of the Univer- 
sity Course which has been expanded through 
a grant from the Carnegie Corporation, Dr. 
Coleman named Dr. Irving I. Polonoff 
who will serve as lecturer in the philosophy 
of science. 

A native of Canada, Dr. Polonoff was ed- 
ucated at Sir George Williams College and 
McGill University, in Montreal, and at Yale 
University. Since receiving his doctor's de- 
gree at Yale, he has held important techni- 
cal positions with Canadian and U. S. firms. 

Dr. Merritt C. Oelke of the University 
of Illinois was appointed assistant professor 
of education. A graduate of the University 
of Houston and of the University of Illi- 
nois, Dr. Oelke has had teaching experience 
at both of these universities. 

Miss Patricia R. Ashley of Cleveland, 
Ohio, joined the faculty as instructor in 
music and Miss Marcia R. Scarles of Lake 
Worth, Florida, as instructor in physical ed- 
ucation for women. The former attended 
the Eastman School of Music and the Cleve- 
land Institute of Music and the latter stud- 
ied at Bouve-Boston and the University of 
Wisconsin. During the past year Miss 
Scarles taught at New Jersey College for 
Women. 

Captain Jimmie L. Pittman and Lt. 
Thomas L. Johnson have been appointed 
assistant professors of military science and 
tactics. Capt. Pittman is a graduate of Seat- 
tle University and Lt. Johnson of the Uni- 
versity of CaHfornia. 

Dr. Mark C. Ebersole, assistant profes- 
sor of philisophy and religion at Elmira Col- 



Borelli '49 Has TV Show 




AL BORELLI 

Al Borelli followed his Bucknell train- 
ing with a year of intensive piano study at 
the New England Conservatory of Music, 
served as assistant music critic of the Boston 
Globe but the urge to compose and perform 
iwerg too strong. One of his compositions 
"Prornejth^us Bound" was performed last 
year. Al how is a popular performer on his 
own show "Intermezzo" over WJAR-TV, 
Providence, R. I. He is already booked for 
piano recitals in a number of New England 
cities. Bucknellians in New England should 
not miss the opportunity to hear Al Borelli 
in concert. 

8 



lege, became an assistant professor in the 
department of religion. His previous expe- 
rience includes service as minister to stu- 
dents at the University of Pennsylvania, re- 
lief administrator in Europe with the Amer- 
ican Friends Service Committee, teacher and 
director of religious activities at Elizabeth- 
town College, and field worker at Union 
Seminary. 

Dr. Roger H. Bowman M.S. '48, assis- 
tant professor of physiology at Philadelphia 
College of Osteopathy, serves as assistant 
professor of biology while Dr. Hulda Ma- 
galhaes is on leave of absence. 

Bern.ard O. Bogart of the metals and 
minerals bureau, U. S. Department of Com- 
merce, was named assistant professor of ge- 
ology and geography to replace Claude E. 
McMiCH.AEL, Jr., who took an industrial 
post. Before entering government service, 
he taught at Lafayette College and the Uni- 
versity of Pennsylvania. 

To be instructor of music. Dean Coleman 
has named Howard N. Bovajian, formerly 
a member of the faculty of the State Teach- 
ers College at Jacksonville, Ala. He re- 
ceived his master's degree at Oberlin Conser- 
vatory of Music and for the past two years 
has taught at Jacksonville, where he also 
headed the string and orchestra depart- 
ments. 

Also rejoining the faculty will be W. 



Neil Baker '11 as instructor in mechanical 
engineering. Master Sergeant Sylvester 
Sglenski has assumed duties as Supply Ser- 
geant with the ROTC Detachinent. He was 
transferred from Carlisle barracks. George 
D. Krotchko was appointed assistant pro- 
fessor of civil engineering, and David L. 
Bowler '48, instructor in electrical engi- 
neering. Mr. Krotchko has been with the 
Bureau of Public Roads at Baltimore, Md., 
while Mr. Bowler has been associated with 
the Hazeltine Electronic Corporation on 
Long Island. 

Raymond H. Young '43, one-time in- 
structor at Bucknell, will return as assistant 
professor of electrical engineering. An army 
veteran, liis experience in industry includes 
service as a test engineer with the General 
Electric Company. 

James "Smoky" Ostend.'\rp '52, who is 
serving as back field coach under Head 
Coach Harry Lawrence, has been appointed 
instructor in physical education. 

Members of the faculty who will be on 
leave during part or all of the present year 
include : Dr. W. Preston Warren, Dr. C. H. 
Richardson, Professor Paul J. Brand, Pro- 
fessor Beatrice H. Gonzales, Dr. Hulda 
Magalhaes, and Professor Ralph Walker. 

Returning from leave of absence are : Mr. 
Forrest Brown, Miss Jeanne Chew, and Mr. 
Russell Headley. 



Freshmen — Class of 1957 — and Their Bucknell Relatives 

Thirty-four members of the freshmen class and four students entering above the first 
year level are the sons or daughters of Bucknell parents and the total of 112 of the enter- 
ing class of 530 new students have relatives who are Bucknellians. Among the relatives 
listed are one great-grandfather, one grandmother, six grandfathers, tliirty-one brothers, 
twenty-one sisters, thirty-two uncles, fifteen aunts, and fifty-nine cousins and other more 
distant relatives. 

This year's entering students who are children of Bucknellians are listed below with 
their Bucknellian parents' names. 



Names of Students 

Stuart Jay Bailey 
ToziA Anne Beckley 
Alysanne Butt 
Ralph Holt Conner 
Robert Whitmer Dill, Jr. 
Frances Ann Dillworth 

Frank Edward Faint 
John Rodgers Feick 
Dorothy Jean Grabowski 
Berkeley Penn Hastings 
Marjorie Anne Hastings 
James Russell Herman, Jr. 
Richard Holloway Hill 
Daniel Bleecker Hooven 
Elizabeth Ann Hull 
Patricia Jean Ingham 
Richard Comley Johnson 
Charles Philip Jones 
Robert Eurfryn Jones 
Sally Gwynn Jones 
Harry William Kennedy, Jr. 
Margaret Ann Lippencott 
Forrest Dryden Long, Jr. 
Joseph Cloyd Maher 
Robert Elmer Mitchell 
William Sterner Moyer 

Stewart Leeds Rankin, Jr. 
James Francis Fess Reamer 

Theresa Ruth Shipman 
Laurence Geiger Steele 
Robert Arthur Stevens 
George Henry Van Tuyl II 

Carolyn Upshur Woodcock 
George Booker Wright 
James Lacey Yarnell 
David Richard Turney 
John Richard Whelan, Jr. 
Robert Charles Shaffer 



Parents 

Guy W. Bailey '26 

Francis J. Beckley '17 

Bruce E. Butt '16 

Elmer R. Conner '18 

Eleanor Miller Dill '28, Robert W. Dill '27 

Frances Saul Dilworth '29, Robert E. Dilworth 

'29 (Deceased) 
George R. Faint '25 

Mary Rodgers Feick '28, Dr. Ralph H. Feick '28 
Sidney Grabowski '15 
Berkeley V. Hastings '13 
Berkeley V. Hastings '13 
James R. Herman '19 (Deceased) 
Walter R. Hill '23 
Morris D. Hooven '20 
Helen Naylor Hull '32 
Joseph F. Ingham '17 
Davis Johnson, Jr. '30 

Gladys Gandar Jones '34, Philip E. Jones '33 
Dr. Eurfryn Jones '26 

Sara Bailey Jones '30, William G. Jones '29 
Harry W. Kennedy '21 
Mary Brick Lippencott '31 
Forrest D. Long '32 
Edna Wolfe Maher '29 
Dr. Robert E. Mitchell '27 
M. Christine Sterner Mover '28, Earle L. 

Moyer '29 
Dr. Stewart L. Rankin '26 
E. LaRue Unger Reamer '21, Francis F. 

Reamer '21 
Raldo E. Shipman '29 
Joseph H. Steele '23 (Deceased) 
Walter A. Stevens '25 
Kathryn Leach Van Tuyl '30, George H. Van 

Tuyl '31 
Clarence W. Woodcock '33 

Janice Booker Wright '30, George A. Wright '31 
John L. Yarnell '21 
Anna Elizabeth King Turney '31 
Anna Barbara Wagner Whelan '30 
Mildred Houseman Shaffer '24, Robert 

Shaffer '25 

DECEMBER 1953 



ALUMNI 

FRIENDS, FACULTY, 

and ADMINISTRATION 



ALUMNI 
PARENTS . ■ . 

TOTAL— CAPITAL FUND GIFTS 
TOTAL GIFTS— 7/1/52— 6/30/53 




Summary of Gifts by Almmii and Friends 
of the University 

1952-1953 

BUCKNELL ALUMNI FUND — THE ANNUAL-GIVING 
PROGRAM: 



$21,547.36 

235.07 
TOTAL— BUCKNELL ALUMNI FUND 
CAPITAL GIFTS: 



$49,179.36 
13,056.57 



$21,782.43 



$62,235.93 
$84,018.36 



ROLL OF CONTRIBUTORS 

Fifth Fund Year 1952-1953 



CONTRIBUTORS-1952-1953 

Gifts Received from July 1, 1952 to June 30, 1953 

The following is o list of the names of ALUMNI, FACULTY and FRIENDS who mode contributions to the University during the FIFTH 
FUND YEAR 1952-1953. Names of PARENTS who contributed to the FATHERS' LOYALTY FUND ore listed on page 15. 

As a result of their generosity the funds have reached o total beyond any previous year! This report is dedicated to these "Bucknell 
Partners" in hope that they will be occorded some measure of the recognition they so richly deserve. 

Extreme care has been taken with the preparation of these lists, but some errors and omissions ore inevitable. It will be greatly ap- 
preciated if you will bring such errors to the attention of the ALUMNI OFFICE. Gifts received since July 1, 1953, will be credited to the 
Sixth Fund and the donors' names will appear on the Sixth Fund list. The numbers in parentheses following the names of givers Indicate the 
years of continuous giving. 



1883 

Coulston, Angelette Tilden (4) 
Hay, Anno Kieffer (1) 

1884 

Strine, Grace Runyan (2) 
Williams, Anne (1) 

1886 

Keiser, Dr. Elmer E. (4) 

1887 

Harley, Walter S. (2) 
Marsh, Anne Kaler (2) 
In addition to tlie Fund contri- 
butions, members of tlie class 
contributed to the Capitol 
Funds of the University a total 
of $65.00. 

1888 

Hoyes, Dr. William Van V. (4) 
Stem, Margaret Hower (1) 

1889 

Brubaker, Susanna Stapleton (3) 
Meixell, Edith Slifer (3) 

1890 

Fund Manager 

Dr. John I. Woodruff 
Class Members 5 

Contributing 1 

% Contributing 20 

Amount $20.00 

Woodruff, Dr. John I. (4) 

1891 

Fund Manager 

Dr. George E. Fisher 
Class Members 10 

Contributors 2 

% Contributing 20 

Amount $20.00 

Border, Mary Rogers [1) 

Fisher, Dr. George E. (4) 

1892 

Fund Manager 

Dr. A. R. E. Wyant 
Class Members 12 

Contributors 2 

% Contributing 17 

Amount $263.41 

Shaffer, Charles G. (4) 

Wyant, Dr. A. R. E. (3) 

1893 

Fund Manager 

Miss Flora M. Clymer 
Class Members 15 

Contributors 2 

% Contributing 13 

Amount $10.00 

Horter, Carrie Lloyd (3) 

Pauling, Rev. E. C. (4) 

1894 

Fund Manager 
Dr. Mary B. Harris 
Class Members 23 

Contributors 9 

% Contributing 39 

Amount $210.00 

Armstrong, Jessie Wheeler (I) 
Callender, Mabel C. (4) 
Harris, Dr. Mary B. (4) 
Lawrence, Blanche Swengel (4) 
Mulford, Alice Probosco (4) 
Smith, Dr. Harvey F. (4) 
Smith, Homer B. (4) 
Strayer, Franklin R. (2) 
Wattson, Ida Greene (4) 



1895 

Fund Manager 

Dr. B. Meade Wagenseller 

Class Members 25 

Contributors 10 

% Contributing 40 

Amount $407.00 

Allen, Ezra (4) 
Baldrige, Thomas J. (4) 
Bower, Herbert (1) 
Clark, Winifred Patchin (4) 
Greene, Edward M. (4) 
Jackson, Frank W. ( 1 ) 
Shorkley, Sara Merriman (4) 
Simpson, Frank M. (3) 
Truckenmiller, Laura Fogue (1) 
Wagenseller, Dr. B. Meade (4) 

1896 

Fund Manager 

Dr. Mary M. Wolfe 

Class Members 2A 

Contributors 6 

% Contributing 25 

Amount $88.00 

Harris, Herbert F. (4) 

Lewis, Daniel E. (4) 

Robb, C. Keen (4) 

Walker, Elizabeth C. (4) 

Wolfe, Dr. Mary M. (4) 

Wolfe, Mary Williamson (3) 

1897 

Fund Manager 

Dr. Ronieyn H. Rivenburg 
Class Members 19 

Contributors 4 

% Cmitributing 21 

Amount $43.00 

Deike, Byrde Taggert (4) 

Rivenburg, Dr. Romeyn H. (3) 

Slifer, Susan R. (2) 

Smith, Horace (I) 

1898 

Fund Manager 
Dr. Charles D. Koch 
Class Members 27 

Contributors 9 

% Contributing 33 

Amount $203.00 

Flint, Mary Chambers (2) 
James, Anna Rodgers (2) 
Koch, Dr. Charles D. (4) 
Leiser, Jr., Andrew A. (4) 
Pohlmann, Flora Sigel (4) 
Reisner, Grace Pretzmon (I) 
Von Gundy, Morris C. (1) 
Walls, John A. (4) 
Williams, Nellie Hower (I) 

1899 

Fund Manager 

M. Eloise Schuyler 

Class Members 33 

Contributors 15 

% Contributing 45 

Amount $212.00 

Baldwin, Emily McCreight (3) 

Ballentine, Dr. Floyd G. (2) 

Bartleson, Carrie Devitt (I) 

Bostwick, Marie L. (3) 

Calvin, John E. (4) 

Dieffenderfer, Rev. John P. (2) 

Downs, Gertrude Stephens (4) 

Engle, William H. (4) 

Grier, LucyH. (I) 

Hazen, Joseph C. (1) 

Krise, Daniel H. (2) 

Meserve, Rev. Howard C. (4) 

Mulford, Maurice B. (4) 

Purdy, William C. (3) 

Schuyler, M. Eloise (4) 

In addition to the Fund contri- 



butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $3,000.00. 

1900 

Fund Manager 
Anna C. Judd 
Class Members 37 

Contributors 13 

% Contributing 35 

Amount $145.00 

Black, Sara M. (1) 
Bradbury, Grace Callender (2) 
Bunnell, Charles E. (1) 
Deppen, Joseph H. (3) 
Dutton, Mabel Batten (2) 
Emery, Gertrude Roos (2) 
Judd, Anna C. (4) 
Kress, Rush H. (4) 
Morris, Thomas J. ( 1 ) 
Sherwood, Dr. A. J. (3) 
Slifer, Edna Shires (4) 
Smith, Louise Warriner (3) 
Weymouth, C. A. ( I ) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $22,190.00. 

1901 

Fund Manager 

Rev. Walter E. Ruck 
Class Mem-bers 42 

Contributors IS 

% Contributing 36 

Amount $622.00 

Allison, Archibald M. (4) 

Bentz, S. Elsie (1) 

Bidelspocher, Charles F. (1) 

Bogar, Harvey S. (4) 

Bower, C. Ruth (4) 

Burpee, Frank E. (1) 

Kolp, Edith Phillips (4) 

Konkle, Laura Allen (3) 

Lesher, Dr. Mabel Grier (4) 

Pierson, R. G. (1) 

Rambo, O. N. (1) 

Robison, Isabelle Schweyer (4) 

Ruch, Walter E. (4) 

Trax, Horlcnd (4) 

Wolfe, Charles W.(l) 

1902 

Fund Manager 

Dr. Lewis E. Theiss 
Class Members 41 

Contributors 8 

% Contributing 20 

Amount $86.00 

Bacon, Edna L. (1) 

Bentz, Abner D. (2) 

Cunningham, Alan Craig (3) 

Edgett, George E. (4) 

Miller, Grace Brubaker (4) 

Noaker, Anna E. (4) 

Shields, Sarah Judd (4) 

Williams, Dr. T. Lomor (4) 

1903 

Fund Manager 

Jay Bond 

Class Members 49 

Contributors 24 

% Contributing 49 

Amount $303.00 

Alexander, Eudora Davies (I) 

Bond, Jay (1) 

Bullis, Jane Fowler (I) 

Corringer, Royce E. (2) 

Dershimer, Alexander F. (4) 

Ebling, Emily R. (4) 

Eisenmenger, C. F. (2) 

Felsberg, Louise E. (4) 

Frompton, J. V. (I) 

Harris, Reese H. (1) 



Herpel, Elvie Coleman (1) 
Kolp, W. Lawrence (4) 
Lehman, Charles A. (1) 
Long, Clara C. Slifer (4) 
Luchsinger, Ida (1) 
Mohaffey, Esther Lydic (I) 
Mauser, Dr. Horry S. (4) 
Mitchell, Frank A. (2) 
Murphy, Charlotte Shields (2) 
Sheldon, Morton R. (4) 
Stewart, George H. (1) 
Williams, Rev. Howard K. (2) 
Williams, Roger H. (I) 
Zeller, Helen Houghton (4) 

1904 

Fund Manager 

David W. Robinson 
Class Members 44 

Contributors 13 

% Contributing 30 

Amount $168.00 

Beagle, Mae Morgan (1) 

Crist, H. M. (1) 

Groff, Margaret B. (4) 

Johnson, John C. (1) 

McCormick, Harry E. (2) 

Merrill, Elizabeth Williams (4) 

Reed, Elizabeth (1) 

Robey, Louis W. (4) 

Robinson, David W. (4) 

Schillinger, Olive Martha (2) 

Stohl, John H. (4) 

Teufel, Rev. Charles M. (4) 

Thompson, Robert W. (3) 

1905 

Fund Manager 

Claire Conway 
Class Members 69 

Contributors 26 

% Contributing 38 

Amount $370.00 

Andrews, Mary Halfpenny (4) 

Bliss, Ruth Shorkley (4) 

Bower, Mary Isabel (4) 

Conway, Claire (4) 

Cook, Mabel Maurer (2) 

Cooper, Charles D. (1) 

Cooper, Cottie Albright (I) 

Dudley, Mary Unruh (3) 

Elliott, Ralph (2) 

Fefherston, Edith Kelly (4) 

Flood, Jr., John H. (1) 

Forgeus, Margaret (2) 

Hall, Wyman L. (4) 

Hylbert, Lewis C. (4) 

Johnson, Nellie E. (2) 

Kolp, Martha Wolfe (4) 

McCain, Donald R. (1) 

Portser, W. Wallace (4) 

Royer, Roberts D. (3) 

Sanders, Rev. John C. (2) 

Smith, Paul G. (2) 

Steinhilper, Anthony (4) 

Steinhilper, Nellie Goddord (4) 

Thomas, Jessie McForland (4) 

Thomas, Ruth Lesher (4) 

Wood, Eva Stoner (1) 



1906 

Fund Manager 
Elbina L. Bender 
Class Members 75 

Contributors 28 

% Contributing Zl 

Atnount $156.00 

Bender, Elbina L. (4) 
Cole, Dr. Harold N. (4) 
Cole, Hazel Knapp (4) 
Coverdole, William T. (4) 
Dann, Edna Innes (2) 
DeMelt, Dean William E., Sr. (2) 
Dietrich, Harvey (1) 
Donehower, W. L. (2) 
Fisher, Emma Georhart (1) 
Follmer, Frederick V. (2) 
Frost, Sarah Furman (4) 
Kech, Augustus S. (2) 
Long, Grace Meek ( 1 ) 
McCaskie, Florence (1) 
MocLaggan, Catherine F. (1) 
Millward, Carl L. (4) 
Morrison, Charles C. (4) 
Pork, J. Theodore (I) 
Parmley, Harry M. (4) 
Parsons, Daisy Parsons (2) 
Rumsey, Rev. Edwin W. (4) 
Shelley, Dr. Penrose H. (4) 
Sheppard, Horace J. (1) 
Unger, Sarah (2) 
Waltz, Rev. A. Pierce (1) 
Wilkinson, 

Katherine MocCort (4) 
Yost, Frank L. (2) 
In Memoriam 

Kouffmon, Ruth Hammitt 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $350.00. 

1907 

Fund Manager 

Mary Stanton Speicher 
Class Members 74 

Contributors 33 

% Contributing 45 

Amount $277.00 

Andrews, Percy C. (2) 

August, Wendoll M. (2) 

Blakney, Lulu E. (1) 

Brockwoy, Chauncey E. (4) 

Burrows, Ernest S. (3) 

Cathermon, John 1. (4) 

Cober, Peter G. (4) 

Godshall, C. Harold (1) 

Griffith, Havard (1) 

Haskell, Vera Davies (1) 

Hawk, Dr. George W. (4) 

Jones, Ruth C. (2) 

King, Kathryn M. (4) 

Mottis, George (2) 

Olds, Helena M. (I) 

Perez, Gilbert (2) 

Potter, Charles F. (2) 

Riggs, Rev. George A. (2) 

Riggs, Margaret Lesher (2) 



IN MEMORIAM GIFTS 

Carl E. Bowen, 1929 
Albert M. Cober, 1913 
Angelette Tilden Coulston, 1 883 
Havard Griffith, 1 907 
Anno Kieffer Hay, 1 883 
Edith Phillips Kolp, 1901 
Ruth Hommitt Kouffmon, 1906 
Frank A. Mitchell, 1903 
Maurice B. Mulford, 1899 
Rudolph Peterson, 1915 
Harry G. Snovely, 1 907 
S. DoleSpotts, 1918 



Rockwell, Dr. Leo L. (4) 
Saylor, Edwin W. (2) 
Schuch, J. Harry (4) 
Schulfi, Thomas W. (4) 
Shove, F. Rebecca (3) 
Snider, Ado Moore (1) 
Speicher, Mary Stanton (4) 
Ulmer, Margaret Myers (1) 
Wagner, Chorles C. (1) 
Weddle, Joseph N. (4) 
Whitney, Earl W. (2) 
Wolfe, Jonathan {3) 
Zug, Fred R. (2) 

In Memoriam 

Snavely, Harry G. 

In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capitol 
Funds of the University a total 
of $100.00. 



Hartshorn, Edward S. (2) 
Hedge, Homer B. (3) 
John, Stella Houghton (4) 
Jury, Mabel Christian (3) 
Kresge, Homer D. (4) 
Lawrence, Molt Cathroll (2) 
McDonough, Michael J. (2) 
Mikle, Roy(l) 

Pongburn, Dr. Weaver W. (4) 
Roser, Hugh E. (4) 
Saylor, Robert J. (4) 
Sherwood, Alexander M. (4) 
Sholl, John G. (2) 
Sholl, Helen Hare (2) 
Sterner, Hope B. (2) 
Street, George T., Jr. (3) 
Thompson, 

Prisdila Hardesty (1) 
Woods, Elmer B. (4) 
Yoder, Emily Lane (2) 



1908 

Fund Manager 
Dr. IVinfield S. Booth, Sr. 
Class Members 86 

Contributors 24 

% Contributing 28 

Amount $498.00 

Blakemore, Helen Tiffany (1) 
Bolton, Dr. Elmer K. (4) 
Booth, Dr.Winfield Scott, Sr. (4) 
Bromley, Rev. Charles L. (4) 
Condict, Dr. E. Carroll (4) 
Duncan, Stephen G. (4) 
Ferguson, Charles D. (2) 
Foster, Carol Spratt (4) 
Gibney, John V. (1) 
Holler, Ralph W. (2) 
Henderson, Dr. Joseph W. (4) 
Hostetter, Dr. John C. (2) 
Hummer, John F. (4) 
Landers, Olive Richards (4) 
Long, Elsie Owens (2) 
Luchsinger, Victor B. (I) 
Mathios, Margaret Pongburn ( 1 ) 
Nicely, Charles A. (2) 
Noftsker, Paul B. (1) 
Royer, Dr. E. L (2) 
Shrum, Rev. Reuben W. (4) 
Sprout, W. Carl (1) 
Thomas, Ralph L. (4) 
Thompson, Henry C. (4) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $7,200.00. 

1909 

Fund Manager 

Dr. Newton C. Fetter 
Class Members 98 

Contributors 26 

% Contributing 27 

Amount $501.00 



1911 

Fund Manager 

Mr. J. Leslie Crowell 
Class Members 108 

Contributors 23 

% Contributing 21 

Amount $286.00 

App, Elmer M. (I) 

Baker, Ruth Mohn (I) 

Browne, Elizabeth Hughes (4) 

Carpenter, Katherine G. (4) 

Crowell, J. Leslie (4) 

Davis, Dr. Frank G. (4) 

DeLong, Roy Allen (2) 

Harris, Lester (1) 

Hillman, Verna Whitaker (4) 

Jarvie, Ruth Safford (4) 

Lloyd, Herbert (2) 

Loveland, Charles D. (4) 

McCullen, William (4) 

Mann, Walter H. (3) 

Rockwell, Vera Cober (4) 

Shipe, James W., Sr. (1) 

Snyder, Edgar A. (4) 

Starkweather, 

Matilda Golding (4) 

Thompson, Flo Leiand (2) 

Tyson, James A. (4) 

Villalon, JoseA. (3) 

Woite, Dr. John H. (1) 

Waltmon, Harry R. (4) 

In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 

contributed to the Capital 

Funds of the University a total 

of $10.00. 

1912 

Fund Manager 
A. Oscar Wolfe 



Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 
Amount 



Ballets, George F. (4) 
Blair, Horry J. (2) 
Chaffee, Myro M. (4) 
Dorlington, Richard (2) 
Elson, Charles (2) 
fetter. Dr. Newton C. (4) 
Humm, Doncoster G. (4) 
Jockion, Hozel Croig (4) 
Lepperd, Charles J. (4) 
Lyte, Gilbert H. (4) 
Poyne, W. Guy (2) 
Quondt, lolo B. (4) 
Reiter, Frank W. (1) 
Ritter, Allan G. (3) 
Roush, Rev. Charles S. (2) 
Ryon, Bessie N. Condict (1) 
Shirley, John T. (4) 
Shupe, Myrtle Walkinshow (3) 
Smith, Dr. Stanton R. (4) 
Stone, Helen Cliber (4) 
Turner, Gertrude L. (1) 
VonWhy, Eugene (4) 
Weeter, Atabel Slout (2) 
Wineoordner, Ralph G. (I) 
Wolfe, Josephine Hankins (4) 
Youngken, Hcbcr W. (4) 
In oddition to the Fund contri- 
butions, membtrs of the doss 
contributed to the Copltal 
Fundi of the Univcr&ity a total 
of $1,000.00. 

1910 

Fund Mana;;er 

Dr. Weaver W. Pongburn 
Class Members 86 

Contributors 21 

% Contributing 7i\ 

Amount $302.fJ0 

AbfofKjm, Poul J. (I) 

Bor*, Jot>n f2) 

Brown Jotcptiina (1) 

Buff, ConrMTOn A. (3) 

Cathwi, Mildred (3) 

Fultoo, Elizob«th Sloge (2) 

Gorton, MocArthur (2) 

Kordflrova, Wlnnl* CNduon (4) 



92 

25 

27 

$216.50 

Clarke, Helen Levegood (1) 
Conner, A. Cleveland (2) 
Conner, Alberta Bronson (2) 
Crandell, Leon M. (1) 
Daggett, Harry N. (2) 
Davenport, Ralph F. (2) 
Dufton, Edward P. (4) 
Everett, H. S. (I) 
Fisher, Margaret McClure (3) 
Groff, Frances L. (1) 
Houseknecht, 

Maze Callahan (2) 
Igler, Dr. Frederick B. (4) 
Jenkins, Mary Weiser (3) 
Johnson, Howard (2) 
Lowther, Elizabeth Heinsling (2) 
McNeol, Dovid A., Sr. (4) 
Meyer, Robert W. (4) 
Ogden, Merton M. (4) 
Riehl, Paul L. (3) 
Ruth, D. Clifford (4) 
Ruth, Helen L. (4) 
Waltz, Dr. Arthur D. (3) 
Weddell, Sue E. (4) 
Williams, Pearl Ream (4) 
Wolfe, A. Oscar (4) 



FUND RESULTS IN BRIEF— 1952-1953 

Number of Amount of 

Contribu- Contribu- 

tors tions 

Alumni 2171 $21,327.36 

Undergraduate Classes ] ] 220.00 

Faculty* and Friends ]0 235.07 

Pa-'ents 178 13,05637 

TOTALS 2371 $34,839.00 

* See Poge 1 5 



Average 
Contribu- 
tion 

$ 9.82 
20.00 
23.51 
72.94 

$31.57 



Hawkins, O. V. W. (4) 
Hemphill, Hazel Galloway (2) 
Henderson, 

AnneK. Dresbach (1) 
Jackson, Rev. L. Earl (1) 
McClure, James F. (4) 
McCormick, 

Amelia McSparran (1) 
McKeague, J. Leslie (4) 
Middleton, George (1) 
Potter, Delinda (1) 
Naylor, Winifred (2) 
Redelin, Albert N. (1) 
Rees, Mary Irey (1) 
Rhoads, Jolette Arthur (1) 
Richards, Dr. Earl M. (3) 
Richards, Frank R. H., Sr. (1) 
Rooke, Robert L. (4) 
Sanders, Charles L. (4) 
Sanders, Clay S. (1) 
Shaffer, Harold A. (2) 
Shoemaker, Eva Brown (1) 
Stein, Paul L. (1) 
Stetler, Aaron Miles (4) 
Still, Ralph A. (4) 
Stout, Leslie W. (1) 
Zehner, Herman E. (1) 
In Memoriam 

Cober, Albert M. 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $11,100.00. 



1913 

Fund Manager 
Rev. John D. W. 
Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 
Amount 



Fetter 

73 

41 

55 

$7,30.50 



1914 

Fund Manager 

Jesse E. Riley 
Class Members 99 

Contributors 25 

% Contributing 25 

Amount $335.50 

Armstrong, Earle B. (4) 

Boyer, Louis H. (4) 

Campbell, Harry Earle (3) 

Coleman, Charles E. (4) 

Criswell, John R. (4) 

Fairchild, Elmer E. (2) 

Fero, Beulah Hummel (1) 

Golightly, Joshua R. (4) 

Hogan, Robert C. (1) 

Hawkins, Marian Harmon (1) 

Kuyl, Henry G. (2) 

Laning, Leiand P. (2) 

Lowther, W. C. (2) 

Reimensnyder, Florence I. (2) 

Reitz, W. S. (2) 

Rice, John W. (4) 

Rice, Ruth Hoffa (3) 

RSley, Jesse E. (4) 

Schnure, Fred O. (4) 

Snyder, Clinton, F. (1) 

Stahler, Harry S. (1) 

Stopleton, R. B. (3) 

Weaver, Eudora Homier (4) 

Weaver, Harry B. (4) 

WInkelblech, John F. (1) 

In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 

contributed to the Capital 

Funds of the University a total 

of $500.00. 



Geiger, Carl E. (4) 
Groover, Clair (I) 
Hamlin, Albert J. (4) 
Hines, Myrna Strickler (4) 
Irlond, Dr. George A. (4) 
Keiser, Willmon (2) 
Laidlaw, Benjamin W. (1) 
McQuay, Helen Eede (4) 
Michael, Dr. Carlton A. (1) 
Muff ly. Dr. G. Walter (3) 
Pongburn, Dr. Edward W. (4) 
Peterson, Dr. Rudolph (1) 
Reitz, Ethel Galloway (2) 
Rogers, E. Lloyd (4) 
Schaffner, Dwite H. (3) 
Smith, Omar H. (2) 
Stevenson, Dr. George S. (4) 
Topham, Erie M. (3) 
Walter, Mark M. (1) 



1916 

Fund Manager 

Hon. William L. Showers 
Class Members 102 

Contributors 28 

% Contributing 27 

Amount $323.50 

Alter, Samuel G. (4) 
Bartholomew, Derben W. (2) 
Bartlett, Lester J. (1) 
Bigler, R. P. (3) 

Brandon, Margaret Weddell (4) 
Butt, Bruce E. (4) 
Carpenter, Anna Reynolds (I) 
Conway, John J. (1) 
Davenport, Dr. Samuel M. (4) 
Fernandez, Marie Yeisley (1) 
Giffln, Harold W. (2) 
Hamlin, Ruth Williams (4) 
Jones, Carrie Foresmon (2) 
Lolrd, Elizabeth B. (3) 
Mensch, Sterling R. (2) 
Oesterle, Rev. Eric A. (2) 
Perslng, Kimber M. (1) 
Ronck, Dayton L. (3) 
Rice, Charlotte Laning (1) 
Rollins, M. Florence (1) 
Ryan, Margaret Wallace (1) 
Sanders, Homer M. (2) 
Schnure, Dorothy Bunnell (4) 
Showers, Hon. William L. (2) 
Smith, Harold E. (1) 
Stevenson, Amy Patterson (4) 
Sutton, Grace I. (2) 
Switzer, Lester A. (3) 



1917 

Fund Manager 

Clinton I. Sprout 

Class Members 124 

Contributors 25 

% Contributing 20 

Amount $317.00 



1918 

Fund Manager 
Russell E. Boyer 
Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 
Amount 


142 
27 
19 

$267.00 



Bloom, Hiram J. (1) 
Boswell, Rev. David N. (2) 
Bower, Helen Diffendofer (4) 
Boyer, Russell E. (1) 
Dent, Edith Crane (3) 
Derr, Mary Beatty (4) 
Eshelman, Dr. Thomas A. (4) 
Foresmon, Grover (4) 
Fritz, Mabel H. (4) 
Gold, John S. (4) 
Hall, Miriam Minch (4) 
Harris, Stanley N. (3) 
Johnson, 

Dorothy McClintic (1) 
Kline, Jessie Potts (I) 
Leaber, Evelyn McGann ( I ) 
McCreody, Margaret Smith (1) 
Mackey, Barton H. (1) 
May, Marguerite Ryan (1) 
Miles, Dr. George H. (2) 
Musser, Malcolm E. (3) 
Ranck, Bruce O. (4) 
Rouner, Elizabeth Stephens (1) 
Shellenhomer, 

Carrie Wetzel (4) 
Smith, Ora B. (4) 
Sprout, Louise Hohn (4) 
Trimble, William S. (1) 

In Memoriam 

Dr. S. Dole Spotts 

in addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $1,024.76. 



1919 

Fund Manager 

Dr. Franklin D. Jones 
Class Members 140 

Contributors 32 

% Contributing 23 

Amount $297.50 



Bock, Bright W. (2) 
Bernhart, C. Baker (I) 
Bogerf, John R. (I) 
Bowling, Richard H. (4) 
Brush, Rev. Edwin C. (2) 
Dunklc, D. Forrest (4) 
Edwards, Walter H. (4) 
Fetter, Rev. John D. W. (4) 
Fiihcr, Howard V. (4) 
Glovor, M. B, (I) 
Gochrino, Howard M, (4) 
Goohring^ Roymond R. (I) 
Hoines, Goorgo Freeman (I) 
Horrli, Bonjomln S. (1) 
Hoitlnga, Btrkaley V. (4) 



1915 

Fund Manager 

Helen Eede McQuay 
Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 



Amount 

Allen, Jojcph W. (4) 
Allor, Mabel Brown {!) 
Bancroft, Marion R, (2) 
Brown, F. Theodore (3) 
Clopp, Edgar T. (2) 
Clark, Albert J. (1) 
Crouso, Woltor S. (3) 
Dillon, Dr. Emma E. (4) 
Enallsn, 

Morgorot Grotzlngor (1) 
Golo, Chorloi W, (I) 



103 

29 

28 

$389.50 



Belcher, Louise Bassell (2) 
Brenner, Jr. Fred C. (1) 
Calkin, Lcroy P. (I) 
Coty, Helen Krouso (1) 
Dorr, Ralph B. (4) 
Felton, Raleioh M. (3) 
GcatinOj Wilham J. {() 
Giffin, Geralriino Hanson (1) 
Gray, Amanda L. Whitaker (2) 
Hobcrlinq, Dr. John A. (I) 
Kendig, Benjamin F. (1) 
Knouso, Holmon G. (I) 
Kriner, Clarence M. (4) 
Kriner, 

Honrlotto Heinsling (4) 
McCarthy, Elizabeth Lohr (I) 
Mooro, Olive E. (4) 
Ru5«oll, Hugh T. (3) 
Schug, Allco Johnson (4) 
Scomonn, S. Leroy (2) 
Sowers, Irvin F. (4) 
Sprout, Clinton 1. (4) 
Topham, C. Ray Spoore (3) 
Volkmar, Mario (4) 
Williams, Frank E. (4) 
Yon, Arthur (4) 



Abrams, Sam (I) 
Anchor, Charles J. (2) 
Andrews, Harry F. (2) 
Angel, Harry H. (4) 
Cruse, Ernest J. (I) 
Eisenman, Naomi Lane (3) 
Foster, Marguerite Taggert (I) 
Fritz, Irene J. (1) 
Gilbert, Harold N. (2) 
Greenlcaf, Dr. Arthur J. (4) 
Grove, Mary E. (4) 
Haror, H. L. (3) 
Heinnch, Kenneth (1) 
Holleran, Clifford A. (I) 
Hornborger, J. Howard (I) 
Jones, Dr. Franklin D. (4) 
Kolchner, Alice M. (4) 
Koough, Edwin M. (I) 
Laning, Golda Clark (2) 
Lawrence, Frank A. (4) 
Leaber, Chester R. (I) 
Lewis, Raymond P. (2) 
Morkowitz, Dr. Benjamin (3) 
Pierce, James C. (2) 
RIalo, Frank H. (2) 
Robblns, 

Mary M. McLaughlin (2) 
Rudin, Miriam BrlcTgo (I) 
Skavish, Jean Flanagan (1) 
Starkweather, Goorgo A. (4) 
Stein, Ruth (4) 
Worfol, Ruth Farquhar (2) 
Wenrlch, Clyde E. R, (4) 



1920 

Fund Manager 
Harold A. Stewart 
Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 



191 
43 
23 



Amount 



$1,408.50 



Amerise, Dr. A. D. (1) 
Bair, Kathryn Keylor (4) 
Bell, Robert K. (2) 
Chapin, 

Katherine Puddicombe (1) 
Copeland, Raymond W. (3) 
Delong, Elthero Corson (4) 
Dent, Joseph D. (4) 
Eaton, Lewis A. (2) 
Everett, Dr. Mark R. (1) 
Heim, Dr. Thomas J. S. (2) 
Heller, Martha Achenbach (1) 
Hooven, Morris D. (4) 
Ingram, Dr. Frank W. (4) 
Ingram, Evan W. (1) 
Kyle, Robert S. (3) 
Lewis, Frederick H. (2) 
Lighten, Lester E. (4) 
Lockeman, 

Charlotte Volkmor (4) 
McGuire, Dr. Paul J. (1) 
Martin, David J. (2) 
Mathieson, A. R. (4) 
Miller, Charles W. (1) 
Noncarrow, H. L. (3) 
Person, Hayes W. (1) 
Person, Luetta Wagner (1) 
Piekorski, Felix (1) 
Quigley, Marguerite I. {3) 
Rhodes, Helen Bodine (4) 
Richards, Margaret Trump (2) 
Rippel, A. M. (1) 
Rolfe, William J. (2) 
Seebach, Julius F., Jr. (I) 
Shea, LoVerne H. (2) 
Sherk, Dr. A. Lincoln (1) 
Slocum, Warren H. (3) 
Speore, William E. C. (3) 
Stewart, Harold A. (4) 
Vanderbilt, John B. (1) 
Waddell, Robert N. (1) 
Warfel, Dr. Harry R. (3) 
Weible, Helen Matthews (1) 
Williams, T. C, Sr. (4) 
Wyant, Corbin W. (4) 

In addition to tlie Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $1,193.00. 



1921 

Fund Manager 

Nelson S. Rounsley 

Class Members 159 

Contributors 27 

% Contributing 23 

Amount $497.00 

Angstadt, Robert W. (2) 
Baker, Edna M. (4) 
Bateman, Lydia Coene (2) 
Glare, Victor G. (2) 
Clark, Eva Thayer (1) 
Coe, Nancy Marguerite (1) 
Derr, Herbert N. (4) 
DeWire, Dr. M. B. (3) 
Dietz, Charlotte N. (1) 
Douglass, Holmes T. (2) 
Edwards, Walter P. (2) 
Everett, Nellie Follmer (1) 
Goho, Albert (2) 
Herb, Grant O. (4) 
Hidlay, Dr. Raymond G. (4) 
Jolly, Katherine Fulford (3) 
Kelly, Emily Devine (1) 
King, Dr. A. P. (4) 
Kohler, E. L. (4) 
Laher, Donald S. (4) 
Mangan, Thomas J. (3) 
Metz, Rev. C. A. (3) 
Miller, Marguerite Lotte (1) 
Miller, Katherine (2) 
Moore, Clarence B. (4) 
Reamer, E. LoRue Unger (4) 
Reamer, Francis F. (4) 
Rickenberg, Charles H. (4) 
Rounsley, Nelson S. (2) 
Salaczynski, T. A. (1) 
Shimer, Harold L. (2) 
Shimer, Helen Beck (2) 
Smith, Ellis S., Sr. (4) 
Smith, Verna L. (1) 
Sutton, S.W.(l) 
Thomas, Dr. Horry V. (2) 
Williams, Ethel Prior (1) 



WHAT IS THE ALUMNI FUND? 

The plan for the Bucknell Alumni Fund is simple. Alumni dues and 
magazine subscriptions have been discontinued. Every alumnus and friend 
of Bucknell is invited to contribute annually to the University for current 
operotions. Each person contributing, no matter what the amount, will be 
listed as a donor in THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS. 

The amount contributed to the Bucknell Alumni Fund alone this past 
year equals the return on more than half a million dollars of invested en- 
dowment. By their increasing support of the Bucknell Alumni Fund, alumni 
and friends can make it more and more a substantial "living endowment." 



In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $25.00. 



1922 

Ftuid Manager 
Rev. Finley Keech 

Class Members 189 

Contributors 43 

% Contributing 23 

Amount $445.34 

Allen, Alexander A. (1) 

Balliet, William E. (4) 

Beers, J. R. (2) 

Butt, Edna Follmer (3) 
Campbell, Philip C. (4) 

Copeland, Amorita Sesinger (4) 

Copeland, 

Mary Jane Williamson (3) 

Cornwell, Florence D. (3) 

Davis, Lois Wentling (1) 

Derek, Chester H. (4) 

Dickrager, Leona (4) 

Doty, Angeline Kissinger (4) 

Effinger, Myra C. (2) 

Estelow, Richard K. (4) 

Galbraith, Walter D. (4) 

Gardner, Arthur F. (3) 

Greiner, Bright E. (2) 

Hammitt, Helen Johnston (2) 

Hill, Eloise E. (2) 

Irvin, William J. (4) 

Johnson, William S. (1) 

Keech, Rev. Finley (4) 

King, Oliver L. (4) 

Krug, Karl (2) 

Landis, Roy H. (2) 

Lapp, H. LoBerted) 

Lowry, Dr. W. N. (2) 

Mathieson, Effie Muir (3) 

Mathieson, George W. (3) 

O'Neil, Susanna Plummer (2) 

Rinebold, William J. (4) 

Ross, E.Willis (2) 

Schultz, Dr. Robert R. (4) 

Shott, John H. (3) 

Stahl, Catharine Y. (3) 

Stahl, John C. (2) 

Stine, Roy B. (1) 

A'eover, Paul A. (4) 

Wentzel, Edward G., Jr. (4) 

Wiant, Herman E. (2) 

Williams, Robert A. (1) 

Wolfe, Ruth Brown (4) 

Worthington, Elmer LaRue (4) 

In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 

contributed to the Capital 

Funds of the University a total 

of $50.00. 

1923 

Fund Manager 
Arda C. Bowser 

Class Members 223 

Contributors _ 35 

% Contributing 16 

Amount $379.00 

Bowser, Arda C. (4) 

Boyd, Cornelia R. (2) 

Bunnell, Marjorie Nichols (2) 

Bunting, Charles T. ( 1 ) 

Callender, Rev. Willard R. (4) 

Crank, Bertha Smith (1) 

Dawson, Robert M. (2) 

Dayhof f, Harry G. (4) 

Griffith, Dr. D. M. (4) 

Hanna, Elinor S. (1) 

Hayden, Katherine Owens (3) 

Heebner, Natalie Musser (2) 

Henninger, Miles (1) 

Homan, Frank W. (1) 

Ingram, Helen Ferguson (1) 

Jones, Harry W. (4) 

Kimball, Lawrence M. (4) 

Kutz, Jacob H. (3) 

Lofberg, Dora Keough (4) 

McGregor, Frank R. (4) 

McHenry, Everitt S. (1) 

Mallay, Paul C. (4) 

Martin, Dr. M. V. (I) 

Pangburn, Jessie W. (1) 

Sholl, Dorothy B.(l) 

Smith, Donald R. (1) 

Smith, Nina G. (4) 

Stabler, Harry E. (4) 

Stager, Luke L. (3) 

Summerf ield, Frank W. (4) 



Swetland, 

Elizabeth Speokmon (3) 
Swetland, Rupert M. (3) 
Thompson, Phyllis Ottmyer (1) 
Thurston, Helen Powell (2) 
Wainwright, Kathryn (1) 
Anonymous 

1924 

Fund Manager 

Dr. Merl G. Colvin 

Class Members 218 

Contributors 38 

% Contribtiting 17 

Amount $346.50 

Arnold, F. Davis (I) 
Ashman, Edward T. (4) 
Budd, C. Kenneth (4) 
Cober, Kenneth I. (2) 
Colvin, Dr. Merl G. (4) 
Cupp, Louise Benshoff (2) 
DeLaCour, Alice Ruhl (2) 
Dunlap, Earl S. (4) 
Eckman, J. Ronald (3) 
Frazer, Hilda DeWitt (1) 
Hall, Iva DeWitt (2) 
Hartman, Levi F. (4) 
Heim, Robert C. (4) 
Heller, Ida R. (4) 
Holter, H. W. (3) 
Hudson, Roland O. (2) 
Jemison, Foster D. (3) 
Jones, Elizabeth Moore (4) 
Keech, Elizabeth Peifer (4) 
Lamborne, George W. (1) 
Lathrop, Margaret Everitt (1) 
Lenox, Rev. G. Merrill (3) 
Lenox, Dr. John E. (2) 
McMurtrie, A. J. (2) 
Megahan, Mildred (3) 
Moore, Geneva Gerlach (4) 
Patterson, James W. (1) 
Rivenburg, Marjorie J. (1) 
Roberts, L. Alice (4) 
Schaefer, Harold L. (2) 
Smith, Meribel Ritter (4) 
Steckel, Rachael M. (2) 
Terpak, Stephen (4) 
Unversagt, Aimee Angella (2) 
Wendell, Rev. Roland M. (2) 
Wendell, Lois Hamblin (1) 
Wolf, Sara Manahan (1) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $5.00. 



1925 

Fund Manager 
Dr. Clair G. Spongier 
Class Members 255 

Contributors 46 

% Contributing 18 

Amount $695.50 

Ackerman, Margaret D. (I) 
Ackman, Howard E. (4) 
Anderson, Ruth Grove (!) 
Andersson, Eunice E. (i) 
Baker, Dr. Leslie E. (2) 
Baxter, M. Louisa (1) 
Berg, Mary Schilling (2) 
Biddison, Mildred P. (2) 
P'eisch, Dr. Warren F. (3) 
Cherrington, Lawrence R. (2) 
Clingerman, Robert J. (4) 
Cober, Clara Price (2) 
Davies, Edwin J. (1) 
Ebert, Carrie Smithgall (4) 
Ellis, Charlotte Bosler (2) 
Eschbach, Donald O. (2) 
Evans, William C. (2) 
Faint, George R., Sr. (3) 
Fritz, Grace Matz (4) 
Golightly, William D. (1) 
Gummo, Blanchard (4) 
Harvey, Wildon T. (4) 
Hendrickson, Andrew (!) 
Henry, Donald E. (2) 
Heysham, Theodore, Jr. (2) 
Huffman, Lawton (1) 
Jenkins, E. E. (2) 
Jones, Allen F. (4) 
Kapp, Dr. Carl G. (4) 
Lauder, John H. (2) 



Mahaffey, Carolyn Hunt (1) 
Mettler, M. Beatrice (2) 
Miller, Florence Pratt (2) 
Nicodemus, Dr. Roy E. (4) 
Painter, William (I) 
Peifer, Helen G. (4) 
Reed, Marian Mcllnay (1) 
Replogle, M. Dorothy (1) 
Schmidt, Paul G. (2) 
Spongier, Dr. Ckiir G. (4) 
Stewart, Estello (4) 
Thomas, Grace Hartranft (1) 
Thomas, William G., Jr. (4) 
Trover, Rev. Ruf us M. (4) 
Wilsbach, 

Johannetta Snyder (4) 
Wilson, Lillian M. (2) 

1926 

Fund Manager 
Dr. E. D. Carstater 

Class Members 250 

Contributors 37 

% Contributing 15 

Amount $422.50 

Adams, Muriel E. (4) 
Bach, F. Earl (2) 
Bower, Leila E. (4) 
Brewen, Dr. Stewart F. (4) 
Brown, Anna L. (4) 
Carstater, Dr. Eugene D. (4) 
Colvin, Margaret Price (3) 
Dreher, Albert O. (1) 
Dunmire, Charles E. (1) 
Eaton, Asa T. (1) 
Farrow, Charles T. (2) 
Focht, Florence Utt (4) 
Gardner, Carlton L. (4) 
Hand, Orval J. (4) 
Harkness, Gladys Roberts (1 ) 
Humphreys, Dr. Edward J. (1) 
Jensen, Maud Keister (2) 
Jones, Malcolm G. (4) 
Kushell, Isobelle Morrison (2) 
McHail, Bruce A. (4) 
Martz, James V. (3) 
Miers, T. Jefferson (3) 
Miers, Louise Matthews (3) 
Morrow, Martha M. (2) 
Mosser, A. P. (4) 
Nicely, Ethel Fowler (2) 
Postpichal, Ruth Propert (3) 
Replogle, James S. (4) 
Rigg, Donald L. (3) 
Rood, Carrie Smith (2) 
Ryan, Eleanor Dokin (4) 
Sangston, Dr. Russel E. (I) 
Slifer, Kenneth W. (4) 
Stephens, Dr. Anna O. (1) 
Summerill, Ann Zerby (3) 
Thorn, Norman H. (2) 
White, William R. (2) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $25.00. 



Grove, Helen R. (1) 
Holleran, Eugene E. (4) 
Hart, George W. (4) 
Kimball, C.Arlene(l) 
Koopmann, Mary B. Konkle (3) 
Kushell,CharlesJ., Jr. (4) 
Laucks, Joseph C. (2) 
Lauderbaugh, 

Phoebe Bloomfield (1) 
Lawson, Elizabeth K. (2) 
McCaskey, S. A., Jr. (1) 
McForland, James T. (1) 
McNutt, William P. (2) 
Mare, Mary Foust (1) 
Mellor, Clifford H., Jr. (2) 
Parmley, Florence E. (1) 
Replogle, Veto Davis (4) 
Slifer, Caryl Dutton (4) 
Stevens, Fred (1) 
Webber, Harold (3) 
Williams, Harry H. (3) 
Wilson, LytleM. (4) 

1928 

Fund Manager 
Loyd Trimmer 

Class Members 298 

Contributors ^ 51 

% Contributing 17 

Amount $387.50 

Avery, Anna Everitt (2) 

Blesh, Harriets. (1) 

Bradley, E. Klea Montague (2) 

Buff ington, Albert F. (1) 

Carstater, Marie Helwig (3) 

Couch, Ruth Bray (2) 

Dill, Eleanor Miller (3) 

Down, Jane Beakley (1) 

Earhart, Inez Robison (2) 

Evans, Elva Horner (1) 

Field, Margaret M. (4) 

Fink, Pauline Belles (3) 

Focht, Brown (4) 

Foster, Albert K. (4) 

Fox, Frederick, Jr. (4) 

Goldenberg, B. D.(.l) 

Grimm, Dorothy Griffith (1) 



1927 

Fund Manager 

Carl J. Geiser 
Class Members 287 

Contributors 41 

% Contributing 14 

Amount $413.00 

Bean, Dr. Stuart H. (3) 

Bihl, Albert W. (3) 

Boben, Dr. William R. A. (1) 

Brandon, Dr. Arthur L. (2) 

Chesney, J. Graham (3) 

Collison, Grace Pheifer (1) 

Convery, Samuel V. (1) 

Day, Anna Cutwater (3) 

Deen, Evelyn H. (4) 

Dietz, Elmer W. (1) 

Dill, Robert (1) 

Etzweiler, Marlyn (1) 

Fogelsanger, D. Aldus (2) 

Gardner, H. W. (2) 

Gaventa, Katherine E. (1) 

Geiser, Carl J. (4) 

Gill, Earl A. (2) 

Giordano, Dr. James V. (4) 

Goodyear, Gordon (1) 

Gretzinger, William C. (4) 



Groover, Clarence E. (I) 
Gum, Amanda Brown (2) 
Harpster, William F. (2) 
Heller, Jeanette M. (4) 
Henderson, Reno Anderson (4) 
Huffman, C. Elwood (4) 
Keiser, E. Lee (3) 
Lewis, Thomas (4) 
Little, Jean E. (1) 
Losch, Lenore M. (4) 
McHail, Vincent W.(l) 
McNutt, Helen Durkin (2) 
Madden, Helen McFarland (1) 
Porter, Leah Decker (2) 
Priemer, B. August (2) 
Reber, Harold Z. (2) 
Roush, Guy F. (1) 
Shannon, Ridge R. (2) 
Sheriff, Dr. Wilburs. (4) 
Signorino, James R. (2) 

M. Josephine Kunkel (2) 
Stanton, Phillips (1) 
Switzer, Clair J. (1) 
Ulmer, Alfred R. (4) 
Vastine, Dr. John R. (4) 
Wagner, Dale H. (3) 
Wakefield, Nancy Kennedy (1) 
Wendin, Barbara Reifsnyder(4) 
Whitaker, Edna L. (4) 
Whitehead, _ „, 

Genevieve Punches (3) 
Williams, WyottE. (2) 
Winter, Bruce H. (4) 
Wisehaupt, 

Darwin McConnell (I) 
Wolfgang, John L. (2) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $75.00. 

1929 

Fund Manager 
Charles W. Kalp 

Class Members 258 

Contributors 33 

% Contributing 13 

Amount $326.50 

Abbott, Dr. Albert J. (4) 

Armagost, 

Josephine Schilling (2) 

Bach, Elizabeth Evans (!) 

Bailey, Clyde P. (3) 

Bailey, N. Dorothy Lemon (3) 

Barlow, Rodney K. (1) 

Brickley, 

Myrtle DeCoursey (2) 

Cowley, Alice Spokes (2) 

Coleman, Rowland H. (2) 

Eyster, Jessie Fielding (3) 

Fink, Paul E. (3) 

Frederick, A. Elizabeth (4) 

Heiligmon, 

Dr. Nathan Harold (4) 

Horter, JohnM. (1) 

Hoy, William Duff ield (4) 

Kalp, Charles W. (I) 

Klosterman, B. F. (1) 

Moyer, Gilbert B. (1) 



Rarig, Allen A. (3) 
Reinheimer, 

Dr. Kenneth G. (3) 
Ricker, Sarah Beck (4) 
Riemer, Grier (1) 
Riemer, Hugo (1) 
Ries, H. William, Jr. (1) 
Rupp, Henry C. (2) 
Showalter, Thelma J. (4) 
Simpson, Geddes W. (1) 
Storaci, Dr. Frank S. (2) 
Strohan, George W. (2) 
Weber, Marie Fetherolf (2) 
Welker, Theodore (I) 
White, Maris G. (1) 
In Memoriam 

Corl E. Bowen (1) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
buttons, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $500.00. 

1930 

Fund ilanager 

ReiK John N. Feaster 
Class Members 259 

Contributors 26 

% Cmxtributing 10 

Amount $194.50 

Anderson, Sarah Howes (1) 

Baker, Abraham J. (2) 

Burley, John S. (I) 

Burlew, Grace Schoum (I) 

Cady, Ercii Bates (4) 

Crogo, Paul H. (3) 

Everitt, Mary Loning (4) 

Fenichel, Dr. Benjamin (4) 

Figner, Elizabeth (4) 

Johnson, Davis, ir. (1) 

Keller, Ralph G. (1) 

Layman, Kathryn Gomble (3) 

Maxwell, Dr. Emilie L. (3) 

Miller, Marie Wolbert (2) 

Poyne, Robert L. (3) 

Potter, Milton J. (4) 

Quisito, Dr. Joseph M. (1) 

Riesmeyer, J. Paul (1) 

Robertson, Juliet M. (1) 

Simpson, Blanche Thomas (1) 

Soars, Jessie L. (4) 

Ufberg, Dr. Max M. (2) 

Ulmef, David G. (I) 

Wagner, George O. (4) 

Wofker, Marjorie Gamble (1) 

Welker, Warren A. (1) 

1931 

Fund Manager 

Edward J. Smalstig 
Class Members 337 

Contributors 47 

% Contributing 14 

Amount $436.00 

Atwood, Theodore C. (3) 

Brungord, Horry G. (I) 

Crow, Chorles Lee (1) 

Dundore, 

E. Grace Grirrxshow (3) 

Egel, Dr. Norman (1) 

Egge, William N. (I) 

Emery, Paul W. (2) 

Fitch, Dr. AAorgoret Erb (4) 

Fleming, Alexander S. (4) 

Fox, Dr. Charles F., Jr. (2) 

Fox, Marian Stinson (2) 

Grove, Robert D. (2) 

Heine, Dorothy Grimshaw (3) 

Herr, Edward B. (1) 

Hibler, Marjorie Budd (4) 

Hosier, Dorij Brocey (4) 

Hottle, 

Betty Jane Rodenbeck (I) 

Ingoli, Robert S. (4) 

Keogy, Dr. R. Marvel (4) 

Keenon, Robert J. (4) 

Keiier, Robert H. (1) 

Konkle, JaroesH., Jr. (1) 

U>ngin«r, Major A. (1) 

Maa)onald, Lois Baker (2) 



Marquand, Naomi Clark (1) 
Mason, Horace W. (1) 
Nissley, Joseph (2) 
O'Brien, Martha Warner (4) 
Plant, Metta Allen (4) 
Reece, Helen (2) 
Rider, Bernice Bochman (2) 
Rollins, Miriam Stafford (4) 
Shields, Dr. John J. (4) 
Shoemaker, Donald S. (I) 
Simpson, Jomes R. (4) 
Sleighter, Rufh Thomas (1) 
Smalstig, Edward J. (4) 
Smalstig, Alice Drennen (4) 
Smith, A. Crossley, Jr. (2) 
Snyder, Dr. Charles P. (4) 
Snyder, Ruth Weidemann (4) 
Straub, Dorothy Showalter (2) 
Thomas, Russell F. (4) 
Thompson, Robert J. (1) 
Wagner, Cyrus L. (4) 
Wahl, Virginia Cowell (1) 
Wertheim, 

Madeline Waldherr (3) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $100.00. 

1932 

Fund Manager 

Forrest D. Long 
Class Members 285 

Contributors 34 

% Contributing 12 

Amount $289.50 

Abernethy, George L. (3) 

Andrews, Dr. P. Joseph (1) 

Brastow, William C. (I) 

Bucknam, Bettina (4) 

Coates, Henry G. P. (3) 

Cockill, George C, Jr. (I) 

Cooper, Janet E. (3) 

Davis, Rev. David J. (3) 

Fetter, Dr. John S. (4) 

Fry, Harry G. (1) 

Fuller, Charlotte Lebo (1) 

Gramley, G. Heil (1) 

Hoffman, Lloyd S. (3) 

Hopper, Walter F., Jr. (4) 

Knights, Frances E. (4) 

Kohl, Virginia Kandle (4) 

Leovitt, Shirley M. (4) 

Leiby, Mary Beck (2) 

Logon, James P. (4) 

Long, Forrest D. (1) 

Mandel, Martin E. (1) 

March, Louis A. (4) 

Morgenstern, Eva Folsom (2) 

Mussina, Anna Weigold (1) 

Oleyar, Victor H. (1) 

Roberts, Stephen W. (I) 

Rollins, Glen W. (4) 

Rousseau, Norman P. (4) 

Ruggles, Evodne M. (4) 

Solomon, Dr. Daniel L. (4) 

Stevenson, James B. (2) 

Twaddle, Ruth Christian (4) 

Walker, Francis E. (1) 

White, W. J., Jr. (2) 



1933 

Fund Manager 

Campbell Rutlcdge, Jr. 
Class Members 318 

Contributors 48 

% Contributing 15 

Amount $464.50 

Ballord, Dorothy A. (3) 

Bellmeyer, Joseph S. Ill (3) 

Bellmeyer, Mary Grove (3) 

BIy, Dr. Loren P. (3) 

Bower, Rev. Franklin A. (4) 

Bowers, Dr. Paul A. (4) 

Brown, Fannie Wood ( 1 ) 

Converse, James T. (1) 

Cook, Franklin H. (3) 

Cook, Robert N. (2) 

DeHotman, Mary Reeder (1) 



Dunlop, Harris L. (3) 
Dunmire, M. Gladys Steele (4) 
Fahringer, George F. (1) 
Fairchild, Francis F. (1) 
Fenstermacher, Albert H. (2) 
Fisher, C. Donald {!) 
Floherty, Frederick D. (1) 
Gilmore, Lehman P. (2) 
Groybill, Ann M. (3) 
Haas, Alfred B. (1) 
Hortman, Henry K. (3) 
Jeffery, Margaret VanTuyl (3) 
Kaste, Viola M. (3) 
Lane, Donald C. (1) 
Leach, Charles P. (3) 
Lesher, Mabel (2) 
Liming, William S. (2) 
Lobel, Ethel Hutchins (2) 
Lutz, C. Martin (1) 
Mechesney, Ethelyn Steamer(2) 
Offenkrantz, 

Dr. Frederick M. (4) 
Palsgrove, Doris G. (2) 
Peirce, Gretchen Fisher (I) 
Rutledge, Campbell, Jr. (4) 
Sheosley, Carl W. (I) 
Smith, William N. (3) 
Snyder, M. Wilson (I) 
Stern, Samuel S. (1) 
Vanderhoof , Lorno (4) 
VonDeventer, 

Louise Christian (1) 
Vinyord, Caroline C. (4) 
Wasserman, A. W. (2) 
Wells, C. Edmund (2) 
Wilkenson, Thomas H. (1) 
Williams, Roberts F. (1) 
Young, Donald B. (2) 
Zanello, D. Andrew (3) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capitol 
Funds of the University a total 
of $25.00. 



DISTRIBUTION OF 


ALUMNI 


FUND GIFTS 


AMOUr^T 


1952-53 


1951-52 


$ 0—% 


4.99 


603 


552 


5.00— 


9.99 


911 


780 


10.00— 


14.99 


544 


482 


15.00— 


19.99 


62 


51 


20.00— 


29.99 


153 


123 


30.00— 


49.99 


7 


10 


50.00— 


74.99 


29 


26 


75.00— 


99.99 


5 


3 


100.00— 


199.99 


26 


23 


200.00— 499.99 


2 


5 


Over —$500.00 


1 


1 



1934 

Fund Manager 

Walter W. Ruch 

Class Members 318 

Contributors 35 

% Contributing 11 

Amount $419.00 

Bausch, Louise Baker (1) 
Benson, Mary Noll (2) 
Berkowitz, Norman (1) 
Boger, Dr. William P. (3) 
Bond, Lawrence R. (4) 
Breen, Harriet Kramer (2) 
Burger, Charles A. (1) 
Bush, Jean Hill (3) 
Converse, Dr. James M. (1) 
Croyle, John C. (1) 
Dorman, Jack V. (1) 
Everitt, Joseph A. (2) 
Favino, James F. (3) 
Fendrich, Edgar L. (4) 
Fithian, Harry C. (4) 
Foust, Dr. Tilmon H. (4) 
Geiger, Walter C. (2) 
Greulich, Wilmer D. (2) 
Helsby, G. Philip (2) 
Iredell, Arthur E. (l) 
Kehrer, George T. (3) 
Light, Pauline E. (3) 
Liming, Ruth Rohr (1) 
Linetty, Joseph (3) 
Mocduff, Ethel Thompson (2) 
Moll, William F. (1) 
Mussina, George A. (1) 
Peters, J. Gordon (1) 
Peters, Ruth Rippel (I) 
Ruger, Harold D. (1) 
Simpson, Helen Hoffner (3) 
Strieker, Dr. Robert S. (2) 
Szypulski, Dr. John T. ( 1 ) 
Vaughn, Delbert Carroll (1) 
Wittmer, Lois Kurtz (1) 

1935 

Fund Manager 
George L. McGaughey 
Class Members 270 

Contributors 34 

% Contributing 13 

Amount $226.25 

Abbott, Jane Millikin (1) 
Beierschmitt, Ceroid A. (4) 
Benson, 

F. Kathryn Stannert (4) 
Bergen, John L., Jr. (4) 
BorMn, W. H. (ij 
Bindrim, Doris E. (4) 
Brauchcr, Samuel L. (3) 
Colvin, Alice Sutmon (I) 
Forrington, Allen (2) 
Fovino, E. Gladys Zorfoi (3) 
Fenstermacher, 

Lorraine Powell (2) 
Harmon, Catherine Strino (3) 
Howolli, Rev. Clorcnce B. (I) 
Hunt, Fronk R. (1) 
Jenkins, Horry L., Jr. (2) 
Jenkins, Luclln Pierce (2) 
Khman, Dr. Philip (2) 
Knights, Edword B. (I) 
Knicihft, L. Winnifrcd (4) 
Kramer, Eleanor Rombcrgcr (2) 
Lorton, Elaine Iflll (3) 



Lehman, Thomas E. Ill (4) 
Miller, J. Melvin (4) 
Mills, George A. (2) 
Moody, Dorothy M. (I) 
Myers, Donald W. (4) 
Nesbit, Melville D., Jr. (1) 
Peters, Elizabeth J. (2) 
Poorbaugh, Anno Fishel (4) 
Runkel, Mary Wolker (4) 
Walesky, John W. (1) 
Wittmer, Edward F. (1) 
Wynn, Horry L. (4) 
Zanarini, Gene (1) 

1936 

Fund Manager 

Hubbard S. Ruoff 

Class Members 297 

Contributors 29 

% Contributing 10 

Amount $303.00 

Bote, 

Marie Christine Rockwell (1) 

Brandon, Virginia R. (4) 

Brown, Charlotte Shupe (2) 

Bufanio, Fred A. (2) 

Davis, Gladys Geary (1) 

Davis, John P., Jr. (1) 

Decker, John C. Ill (3) 

Duck, Charles W. (1) 

Housel, Robert V. (2) 

Jett, Jane Phelan (I) 

Johnson, George C. (1) 

Jones, Robert T. (2) 

Kotonchick. Michael (1) 

Long, May Mallinson (1) 

McGee, Henry M. ( 1 ) 

McKee, Dr. Edward E. (4) 

Piatt, Janet Soars (4) 

Pluto, Irene Lewski (4) 

Punshon, Thomas, Jr. (2) 

Reisman, Edward A. (1) 

Rohde, LeRoy (2) 

Rokosz, Sophie Theresa (I) 

Romig, AllenW. (2) 

Sedgwick, Dr. Cornelius E. (4) 

Shaub, Virginia Nylund (2) 

Smeal, Dean E. (4) 

Tursky, Dr. Rosemarie J. (2) 

Vergo, Dr. Armond F. (4) 

Zanarini, Mary Hanning (1) 

1937 

Fund Manager 
Rev. Clinton Condict 
Class Members 294 

Contributors 28 

% Contributing 10 

Amount $273.00 

Clemens, William B. (4) 
Condict, Rev. Clinton A. (4) 
Decker, Elizabeth Tolley (4) 
Dentler, Frances Rockwell (4) 
Eck, Helena (2) 
Eck, Moble E. (2) 
Hurtubise, Lawrence P. (1) 
Korschner, 

Elizabeth Shimer (1) 
Keiser, Laura Haines (1) 
Marshall, Eloise Klinetob (2) 
Marshall, George L. (2) 
Mervine, Frances Miles {]) 
Mieike, Hazel Jackson (4) 
Moll, Dr. George A. (1) 
Monahon, Ray (1) 
Morreoll, Herbert W., Jr. (4) 
Palmisano, Vincent S. (1) 
Rohde, Edith Griesinger (2) 
Saricks, Ambrose, Jr. (3) 
Sear, Rita Holbrook (3) 
Seaton, Adelaide O. ( 1 ) 
Semmer, Freas E. (4) 
Sillmon, Emanuel I. (4) 
Slick, Ruth Ortt (I) 
Taxis, Ellen Gronemeyer (2) 
Watson, P. Herbert (4) 
Worth, John F. (4) 
Zicgler, Mabel Nylund (I) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University o total 
of $100.00. 

1938 

Fund Manager 

Ira G. Fo.v 
Class Members 288 

Contributors 32 

% Contributing 11 

Amount ' $233.50 

Arnoy, Dorothy Holoto (1) 

Bolsky, Frederick (1) 

Blanche, Dr. Ernest E. (2) 

Bowman, Herbert F. (2) 

Bronnor, N. B., Jr. (3) 

Candy, Jack H. (2) 

Clousor, Isabollo L. (2) 

Douborman, William H. (2) 

Druckmillor, Donald E. (1) 

Duck, Tholmo Slack (1) 

Farquhor, Mary I. (3) 



Fox, Ira G. (4) 
Hinkle, Thomas L. (1) 
Hoffman, William M. (2) 
Kob, Leo B. (3) 
Ledden, Dr. Lewis J. (4) 
Leinroth, Alma Bloecker (3) 
McKeage, Mary Belle (3) 
Mayock, Dr. Robert Lee (4) 
Newman, Robert G. (2) 
Quick, Joseph T. (I) 
Quick, Mary Bochman (]) 
Rothermel, Daniel A. (4) 
Streeter, Robert E. (1) 
Streeter, Ruth Parker (I) 
Swick, Dr. J. Howard II (4) 
Thomas, Stanley C. (3) 
Weisser, Rev. Roland J. (1) 
Whitten, Sarah Reifsnyder (4) 
Work, Williams. (1) 
Zoger, Abraham J. (1) 
Zott, Frederick D. (4) 

1939 

Fund Manager 

Leonard O. Friedman 
Class Members 384 

Contributors 44 

% Contributing 11 

Amount $458.15 

Allen, Mary A. (1) 

Andrews, A. R. (I) 

Bechtel, Robert J. (2) 

Bracken, Charles O. (4) 

Briggs, Virginia Cornellier (2) 

Brown, Margaret Anderson (3) 

Cannon, Barr (1) 

Coruthers, Margaret Reiff (1) 

Coren, Lewis (2) 

Currier, Lawrence M. (3) 

Deimler, Lillie L. (4) 

Dennis, Gertrude Skublicki (I) 

Dunham, Charles V. (3) 

Feldmon, Lester (2) 

Friedman, Leonard 0. (3) 

Frisoli, Harold (2) 

Greene, John N. (4) 

Gundrum, John H. (2) 

Hamburg, Allen E. (3) 

Henderson, Charles N. (4) 

Hinebaugh, Herbert C. (1) 

Kohberger, Joseph W. (4) 

Lesher, Herbert A. (1) 

Lewis, Robert B. (2) 

McCune, John C. (3) 

McKay, Inez Crossett (2) 

Manrodt, Dr. Kurt, Jr. (4) 

Mortelli, M. Joseph (4) 

Mathias, Earl P. (1) 

Mathias, Roy P. (1) 

Mutchler, Charles E. (2) 

Nathan, Richard (1) 

Noll, 

Chaplain (Copt.) Frank H.(l) 

Peorlman, Emanuel E. (3) 

Robe, Dr. Edward F. (4) 

Reehling, George R. (I) 

Robinson, Dorothy G. (1) 

Slack, Jean E. (1) 

Smith, Robert E. (1) 

Weidemann, Walter, Jr. (1) 

Weidner, Harold E. (1) 

Williams, Lewis G. (1) 

Wood, Harry P. (1) 

Youngman, Florence A. (3) 

1940 

Fund Manager 

IV. Donald Walker 
Class Members 380 

Contributors 56 

% Contributing 15 

Amount $341.50 

Auten, Clarence L., Jr. (3) 

Benedum, Michael L. (2) 

Bennett, Caul A. (2) 

Biehn, Gerald L. [2) 

Christian, Helen Sanders (I) 

Cubberley, Edna (1) 

Dunham, Carol Martin (3) 

Eister, Warren K. (I) 

Ever, Charles R. (4) 

Fish, Douglas L. (1) 

Fish, Mary Mayhow (1) 

Fisher, Samuel S. (4) 

Gearhart, Robert M. (3) 

Griffin, Howard R. (I) 

Griffith, Havord E., Jr. (I) 

Hamburg, 

Dorothy Gottschall (2) 

Herzf elder, Robert K. (1) 

Higgins, P. Warren (4) 

Ihmols, Richard H. (4) 

Joffo, Melvin (4) 

Kauffman, Carson W. (2) 

Knouso, Wayne (2) 

Kohborgor, Ruth Cox (4) 

Kovski, John J. (2) 

Laird, Martha A. (I) 

Lcmlor, Stanley R. (2) 

Lowe, H. A. (2) 

McLain, Robert D. (I) 

Mogulro, Robert F. (2) 

Morks, Franklin J. (!) 

Miller, Mary McCrlna (2) 

Morgan, William R. {!) 

Oliion, Dorothy Thomas (I) 



Pomar, Grace Haire (4) 
Price, Frederick S. (1) 
Rader, Rev. Reuben W. (1) 
Reading, William D. (1) 
Reid, Joseph A. (3) 
Rhodes, Hcrwood J. (1) 
Rice, John M. (4) 
Romweber, Margaret T. (I) 
Rothrock, Dr. David R. (2) 
Roughgarden, 

Cornelius R., Jr. (1) 
Schnure, Annabel Kreider (2) 
Schnure, Robert B. (2) 
Selinger, Doris Loos (2) 
Shoner, Robert J. (3) 
Shultz, Richard C. (1) 
Stanton, Robert L. (1) 
Thomas, M. Kay Geissel (4) 
Wagner, Gerald F. (1) 
Wagner, Harry H., Jr. (I) 
Walcott, 

M.Permilla Miller (4) 
Walker, W.D.d) 
Weehoff, Ruth Trinkaus (1) 
Winter, Dr. John C. (1) 

In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $5.00. 



1941 

Fund Manager 

Dorothy Derr Snyder 
Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 



1942 




Fund Manager 




Donald H. Sholl 




Class Members 


373 


Contributors 


59 


% Contributing 


16 


Amount 


$294.00 



Amount 



345 

73 

21 

$320.50 



Armor, Raymond H. (2) 
Baker, Janet Cristador (1) 
Banting, John B. (1) 
Bendell, Eleanor H. (4) 
Blair, Walter A., Jr. (1) 
Bloete, Wilbur R. (2) 
Brembeck, Dr. Cole S. 0) 
Brown, Evelyn Day (3) 
Burt, Alma Jacobs (4) 
Colweli, Helen Meek (4) 
Corcoran, Alice Bee (2) 
Craig, James D. (1) 
Croft, Marian Voris (1) 
Crouse, John P. (1) 
Dannenhauer, 

Rev. Kenneths. (1) 
Dowdell, William F. (2) 
Dumelin, Janet Clayton (4) 
Eisenberg, Elizabeth Lowther(2) 
Eisenberg, Myron D. (2) 
Gorman, Esther Selsam (4) 
George, Lois Kiggins (2) 
Gifford, Eleanor Frith (I) 
Glover, D. W. (1) 
Good, George L. (1) 
Graybill, B. Eloise Garber (4) 
Gunther, Miriam Mensch (4) 
Hasselberger, Jean Steele (3) 
Hauth, Rachel M. Carringer (1) 
Hayes, Eugene D, (2) 
Hind, James R. (2) 
Holler, Clyde C.(l) 
Hulley, Dr. William C. Ill (4) 
Hunter, Miriam Lesher (1) 
Johnson, William S. (2) 
Kerr, Dr. Robert M. (4) 
Kerstetter, Harold A. (1) 
Kostenbouder, Miles M. (l) 
Lahr, Mildred Weitz (4) 
Lawrence, Dorothy Outman (1) 
Lepke, John R. (I) 
McQuillen, John L (2) 
Madison, 

Sarah Slaughenhaup (4) 
Masler, Lucille Rasmussen (2) 
Meyer, Thomas O. (4) 
Miller, Victor (1) 
Mitchell, Lesher A. (4) 
Nolan, Robert J. (2) 
Nonemoker, Frank, Jr. (3) 
Plewak, John J. (2) 
Ranck, Lee S. (I) 
Reading, 

M. Elizabeth Hitchcock (1) 
Reckord, Lyle J. Long (1) 
Reed, Charles P. (2) 
Reed, Martha Rice (2) 
Rink, Robert W. (1) 
Rosenberg, Dr. Allan J. (1) 
Royer, Robert D. (1) 
Royer, Dorothy Hughes (1) 
Savidge, H. Blanche (4) 
Scott, Carolyn Gemmill (3) 
Scott, Richard C. (3) 
Shipman, John A. (1) 
Sleeth, Eleanor Lindell (4) 
Smith, Margaret Farrell (3) 
Snyder, Dorothy Derr (2) 
Stork, Adm. H. R. (1) 
Thomas, Robert E. (2) 
Wagner, Jean Shoener (1) 
Welch, Helen Kranzley (I) 
Weyl, Helen Roberts (1) 
Winter, Elizabeth Dyer (1) 
Zeller, John F. Ill (4) 

In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $25.00. 



Apfelbaum, Sidney J. (1) 
Bacon, Albert N. (2) 
Bacon, Elva Ahrensfield (2) 
Beam, Margery Corwin (2) 
Bishop, Dorothy Benham (4) 
Bond, Charles F. (1) 
Bowen, William W. (1) 
Burt, Douglas W. (4) 
Cosden, Dr. Daniel D. (4) 
Craig, Eleanor Tully (1) 
Davies, Gertrude Jones (4) 
Donehower, Robert W. (4) 
Drout, William M., Jr. (2) 
Gifford, Franklin A., Jr. (I) 
Gray, Richard M. (4) 
Griggs, David G. (2) 
Griggs, Nancy McCullough (1) 
Grim, D. Elizabeth (4) 
Handforth, Carl H., Jr. (3) 
Hasselberger, William (3) 
Heaney, Herbert, Jr. (2) 
Hoffman, Oscar O. (I) 
Holler, Madeline Morgan (1) 
Huskin, Mary Gleckner (1) 
Jones, J. Charles (2) 
Kingsbury, John M. (1) 
Kordish, Emil (2) 
Kulp, Mary A. Heacock (3) 
Lewis, Warren R. (1) 
Libeck, Shirley Yager (1) 
McGuire, William (1) 
McNamee, Ruth Broden (4) 
McPherson, Jeanne Meyer (4) 
McPherson, Murray B. (4) 
Miller, Audrey Leipsig (1) 
Munson, Paul (1) 
Mutchler, Helen Cobaugh (2) 
Nicely, Linobelle (4) 
Pettit, Harvey P. (4) 
Puff, Dr. Robert C. (2) 
Pyle, G. Virginia Stroud (2) 
Richards, Mary Savidge (1) 
Runkel, Howard W. (4) 
Schnure, Fred O., Jr. (2) 
Seltzer, Charles J. (3) 
Seltzer, Ethel Jaegle (3) 
Seltzer, Germaine Roshon (1) 
Shafer, Albert W.(l) 
Sholl, Donald H. (2) 
Sleeth, Clovis S., Jr. (3) 
Smith, Annobelle Shepler (1) 
Smith, Bertha Gannon (2) 
Snyder, Robert A. (2) 
Steiger, Pearl Conby (2) 
Vanderbi It, Walter S. (1) 
Wenrick, Walter B., Jr. (1) 
Whitten, Mary H. (2) 
Yahle, ClaraE. (I) 
Yost, John H. (4) 



1943 

Fund Manager 

William G. Thomas 
Class Members 377 

Contributors 63 

% Contributing 17 

Amount $323.00 

Abbott, Helen Stanley (1) 

Allison, Joy (1) 

Anderson, William J. (2) 

Baserman, Kenneth J. (1) 

Bauers, E. Dorothy Wolfe (2) 

Bergman, Charles S. (2) 

Brenner, Frances Reeder (1) 

Brink, J. Frank (!) 

Bronez, Elaine Dylla (1) 

Brown, LuVerne M. (1) 

Clemmer, Clara Walton (4) 

Cochran, Jean Troyer (1 ) 

Cook, M. Eugene (4) 

Donehower, Carolyn F. (1) 

Faber, Dr. Richard F. (4) 

Fairclough, William A. (2) 

Fish, Donald E. (4) 

Frankel, Volney B. (2) 

Godley, Paul F., Jr. (3) 

Griffith, Jane W. (4) 

Grigger, John C. (I) 

Haines, George F., Jr. (2) 

Harrison, William Parcher (1) 

Hauck, Dr. Luella R. (2) 

Hegemon, Clinton, Jr. (3) 

Hegemon, 

Marcia Herregasell (3) 

Henneberger, Dr. Lois M. (3) 

Jarrett, Ivan R. (4) 

King, Arnoud M. (1) 

Krout, Robert R. (1) 

Lee, Olga Zernow (2) 

Luce, Arlene Downs (1) 

McCabe, Virginia (1) 

Monrodt, Virginia Mitchell (1) 

Meyer, Marion Phillips (4) 

Moore, James B. (4) 

Morris, Kathleen Marshall (1) 

Passage, Rev. Douglas W. (4) 

Pettit, Mary Beidler (4) 

Puff, Isabel Clark (4) 

Reyer, Dr. John F. (3) 

Richardson, 

Marjorie Hopwood (1) 



Rogers, Dr. William J. Ill (1) 
Rollins, WilliomS. (4) 
Saylor, Beatrice Lepley (I) 
Shaffer, Marilyn Eppley (I) 
Shipman, Cullen F., Jr. (4) 
Shipman, Eleanor Goodrich (1) 
Shipman, Ruth Guarnoccia (4) 
Sholl, Janet Bold (4) 
Simmonds, Harriet Lynn (4) 
Stevens, Rosalind M. (3) 
Thomas, Jeanne Hoynes (4) 
Thomas, Mary Hamlin (1) 
Thomas, William G. (1) 
Vanderbilt, Dorian Smith (1) 
Warren, Isobelle Kent (3) 
Wean, Jeanne Lever (2) 
Weaver, John M. (2) 
Wickerham, Earl P., Jr. (4) 
Wilkinson, Marion Weist (4) 
Wrzesinski, Frances Walters (1) 
Zoerb, Sallied) 

1944 

Fund Manager 

Kathryn Stevenson Barclay 

Class Members 323 

Contributors 44 

% Contributing 14 

Amount $215.00 

Adams, Phyllis B. (2) 
Adamson, Irene Bordwell (4) 
Adamson, N. Arthur (4) 
Baker, Helen Rhinesmith (1) 
Baker, Robert F. (1) 
Benner, Betty Miller (3) 
Benner, James W. (1 ) 
Bernstein, Seymour (4) 
Bond, Amy Stevenson ( 1 ) 
Brenneman, Jeanne Beeler (1) 
Caverly, Myron R. (4) 
Diringer, Owen I. (2) 
Ferriss, John A., Jr. (2) 
Franklin, Mary Evans (1) 
Gonzalez, 

Madeline Valentine (I) 
Gutekunst, Anna Fetterman (2) 
Heaney, Helen Ahrensfield (2) 
Jones, Marguerite Strouse (I) 
King, F. Anne Gonsior (1 ) 
Kleppinger, 

Dr. Dorothea Bittner (2) 
Kuhl, Florence Fitzcharles (4) 
Leach, Janet 8. (2) 
Levitt, Eugene (3) 
Light, Richard M. (3) 
Liles, Winifred Bode (1) 
McCrow, Elizabeth A. Baush (1) 
Mendes, Frank E. Ill (I) 
Mendes, Ruth Smith (I) 
Moore, 

Betty J. Middlesworth (1) 
Pascale, Rev. Elmo (1) 
Pierce, Patricio Reynolds (1) 
Pruitt, Margaret Mellott (1) 
Puff, Henry B. (2) 
Reinaker, Marjorie Storey (1) 
Revij, Kathleen (I) 
Schnure, William H. (1) 
Smith, Edith Scharff (4) 
Sterner, Robert R. (1) 
Stroub, Arthur L., Jr. (4) 
Tusty, Doris Bullwinkel (1) 
Welker, Carolyn S. (1) 
Whifmore, Page G. (3) 
Winters, Chester T. (I) 
Wood, June Chapman (2) 



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68 
18 



1945 

Fund Manager 
Nancy Woehling Moore 
Class Members 296 

Contributors 31 

% Contributing 10 

Amount $188.50 

Bacon, Phoebe Follmer (4) 
Braun, Mildred V. (2) 
Bregman, Irvin (2) 
Brumbach, Dr. Horry F. (1) 
Caverly, Janet Southgate (4) 
Colesworthy, 

Dorothy Anderson (I) 
Davison, Thomas III (4) 
Dent, Constance P. (2) 
Dunkle, Calvin E. (1) 
Everett, Ruth E. (1) 
Fish, Elizabeth Baldwin (3) 
Hammer, Marcia Beotty (2) 
Harris, Barbara Morrow (1) 
Keyser, Gertrude Jackson (2) 
Lowrie, 

Morion Murochanion (4) 
Moore, Nancy Woehling (1) 
Quillen, H. Hoyword (4) 
Richort, William M. (1) 
Roop, Daniel M. (3) 
Ross, Phoebe Goldsmith (1) 
Sconlon, Elizabeth Doughty (2) 
Schnure, Anne Kloss (4) 
Schnure, Elise Miller (2) 
Schwolm, 

Carolyn Dunkleberger (1) 
Score, Ruthonne Studebaker (2) 
Smigelsky, Dr. Richard G. (2) 
Toit, Margery Tyson (1) 
Volechenisky, Alice Stevens (1) 
Wert, Down Knoebel ( 1 ) 
Wiederspahr, Jean Williams (1) 
Williams, Dr. Thomas P. (1) 



1946 

Fund Manager 
Fred H. Anderson 

Class Members 

Contributors 

% Contributing 

Amount 
Ahlstrom, Harold W.(l) 
Anderson, Fred H. (3^ 
Atherton, Eloise Cram (2) 
Bostress, Robert M. (1) 
Bella, Jeanne Hackenberg (1) 
Belliveou, Raymond E. (1) 
Berger, Seymour P. (3) 
Bordow, Burton W. (1) 
Brock, Jean N. (1) 
Bundy, Shirley (2) 
Caldwell, Dons Lyngoss (4) 
Cappellini, Gifford (2) 
Carlough, Emily Kelly (1) 
Clement, Martin W. (1) 
Davis, Dorothy Hutton (3) 
Davis, William D. (1) 
Eisenhouer, Dr. Robert D. (1) 
Ewing, Elizabeth Wells (4) 
Finkelstein, Sonford (4) 
Fischer, Janice Ubil (1) 
Gold, William D. (2) 
Goslow, Joan Ruihiey (2) 
Hazeltine, Louise S. (1) 
Headland, Eloise (2) 
Jeramoz, Peggy Thompson (1) 
Jones, Harry D. (3) 
Kennedy, James W., Jr. (1) 
Kresge, Donald M. (1) 
Kresge, Marian Greenawalt (1) 
Krzywicki, 

S. Faith Van Sise (2) 
Lowlda, Josephine Avia (4) 
Lenchuk, Helen Meseroll (!) 
Levit, Edithe Miller (I) 
McChesney, 

Eleanor Golightly (2) 
McFall, Sara J. (4) 
Malcom, Arthur H. (3) 
Morcelle, Henry F. Ill (1) 
Marshall, Tozia Lewski (4) 
Mason, Dorothy Minter (1) 
Morton, Ruth Irland (3) 
Ness, Sara Krone (1) 
Polmeter, Jane Rockwell (4) 
Pongburn, Edward W. (1) 
Poling, Dr. Daniel A. (1) 
Rave, William P. (2) 
Reifsnyder, Betty Wynn (2) 
Roop, Dorothy Danenhower (1) 
Roselle, Edwina Halligan (1) 
Schlacks, LoisKutz(l) 
Schweitzer, Adriane Krawit (1) 
Score, Robert E. (2) 
Scriptunas, 

Catherine McGeever (1) 
Snyder, Jean F. (4) 
Stoley, Rita Clemens (3) 
Steiner, Dorothy Anne (1) 
Thompson, Edward E., Jr. (1) 
Troutman, Jeanne Boden (2) 
VonDine, Margaret Ryan (2) 
Voelker, Ruth Tischler (2) 
Woldner, J. Dudley (3) 
Woldner, Jean Newsom (3) 
Walling, Fitz R. (4) 
Weisbrod, Joshua L. (1) 
Wiehe, Virginia A. (4) 
Wilkinson, William M. (4) 
Williams, Catherine Brown (3) 
Williams,T. C, Jr. (1) 
Zimmerman, Elwood C. (3) 

1947 

Fund Manager 
Thomas J. Quigley 

Class Members 

Contributors 

% Contributing 

Amount 
Barber, Joseph W. (2) 
Billings, Elizabeth Quinn (1) 
Block, Leonard (3) 
Brady, James E. (3) 
Custer, Charlotte Schultz (!) 
Dillon, Douglas K. (1) 
Douglas, A. David (2) 
DuBreuil, Shirley (4) 
Frake, Marie Johnson (3) 
Frantz, Charlotte Billipp (!) 
Fullerton, Bushnell (4) 
Fullerton, Lois Miller (4) 
Geils, Marjorie Ann (2) 
Goldman, Tomaro Gurvitch (3) 
Gordon, Mabel Swineford (2) 
Gronau, Grace Deissler (2) 
Hass, Francis B., Jr. (4) 
Haddon, Roger S. (2) 
Ham, James G., Jr. (4) 
Harris, Floyd L. (1) 
Heald, Jean Truslow (1) 
Herpst, RollandC. (1) 
Hunt, Dorothy M. (4) 
I bo, Jean C. Steele (1) 
Irving, Solly Ann (3) 
Joffe, Renee Krous (2) 
Kazory, Albert (2) 
Kazary, Anna Gold (2) 
Kullman, Harold M. (4) 
Long, Esther Baumgortner (4) 
McGinn, Marguerite Gleason (2) 
Matthews, Eugene J. (3) 



Matthews, E. June Stott (3) 
Megargel, Robert W. (1) 
Mitchell, Brinton B. (I) 
Murdock, Porter (2) 
Obitz, Clarence S. (2) 
Powell, Harry H., Jr. (2) 
Quigley, Thomas, J. (2) 
Rathe, Faith Lief (4) 



*,7^ rm Reynolds, Ford A. (4) 
^/O.UU Roberts, Jeane Morgenthal (4) 
Roberts, W. Nelson (4) 
Rodgers, Nancy Anchor (4) 
Sanger, Sonford H. (1) 
Scholin, Dorothy Wotkinson (4) 
Scheible, Audrey Bruce (1) 
Spence, Jean McKerman (1) 
Sterne, Howard S., Jr. (1) 
Syme, Jesse W. (1) 
Tyler, June Frantz (4) 
Vitray, G. Alain (1) 
Warren, Kenneth (3) 
White, Ann Donaldson (4) 
Woehling, Mary Wolfinger (2) 
Woods, Elmer B., Jr. (1) 
Yocum, Josephine Ghormley (3) 
Zachara, Francis M. (3) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Funds of the University a total 
of $5.00. 

1948 

Fund Manager 
Robert H. Taylor 
Class Members 673 

Contributors 93 

% Contributing 14 

Amount $423.50 

Abbott, ImlyS., Jr. (1) 
Austin, Robert K. (4) 
Bolokian, Arax Aroosian (2) 
Boum, John E. (4) 
Berg, Helen M. (2) 
Beringer, Helen 1.(1) 
Berkpwitz, Harold J., D.D.S. (1) 
Bobb, William T. (2) 
Brooks, Marvin H. (1) 
Bruen, Margaret Zieschang (2) 
Choppo, Roland A. (1) 
Clark, John B. (2) 
Clifford, Charles F. (1) 
Coots, Margaret Hughes (1) 
Davis, Florence Kreitler (4) 
Eisenhouer, Eleanor Moore (1) 
Elder, Dee Speed (1) 
EIze, Nora Giovelli (2) 
EIze, Warren (2) 
Entrekin, H. Burton (1) 
Exstein, Louis H. (1) 
Featherly, Jean (4) 
Foster, Alexander ( I ) 
Freemonn, John E., Jr. (3) 
Furman, Louise Karroker (2) 
Goering, Wilda Metzger (1) 
Gold, Virginia Lehr (2) 
Golightly, Joonn (3) 
Grove, Mary Ellen (4) 
Hansen, Dorothy Clark (1) 
Hansen, William H., Jr. (I) 
Hordie, Josephine S. LoBarr (1) 
Horriman, Arthur E. (1) 
Harrison, Margaret Rowe (2) 
Hayden, Wiljiam F. (2) 
Hochendel, Shirley Stokes (1) 
Hollyday, Ann Minnich (2) 
Holter, Joella Mathiosen (1) 
Hott, Charles W. (4) 
Hoying, Anthony B. (4) 
Huber, Helen Gilmour (2) 
Jackson, Dr. Carmoult B., Jr. (1) 
Kammer, Edwin P. tl) 
Kelly, Helen Painter (4) 
Kramer, Daniel D. (1) 
Krzywicki, Anthony A. (2) 
Lank, Edward K. (2) 
Liles, George W. (1) 



539 
58 
11 



it-jci en List, Bette Hoile (1) 

^Sl.iU List, Robert (1) 

Lowrie, Richard W. (4) 
McChesney, William H. (2) 
McFeely, Franklin S. (1) 
Mockey, Betty Waddington (I) 
Moffei, Jennie F. (2) 
Morontz, Audrey Johnson (2) 
Marontz, I. Clint (2) 
Marbach, Dorothy Merritt (2) 
Messinger, Arthur H. (4) 
Moron, Virginia (1) 
Morrow, Kathleen McCouley (I) 
Moyer, Mary E. ( 1 ) 
Myers, Jane Gaiser (2) 
Naul, Ruth C. (4) 
Rave, Miriam Evans (2) 
Reitz, Mark H. (4) 
Rice, Andrew C. (4) 
Rice, Ruth (2) 
Robinson, William C. (3) 
Schoffer, Anita Coleman (1) 
Scherer, Robert G. (1) 
Schmidt, Albert E. (3) 
Schmidt, Edith Plumb (3) 
Sentz, Robert C. (4) 
Sibley, Barbara M. (4) 
Simon, Gloria H. (4) 
Skove, Helen Busing (2) 
Skove, Florence C. Fellows (1) 
Smythe, Kenneth K. (1) 
Spencer, Gordon W. (2) 
Sprout, John W. (4) 
Tang, Dr. Corlos M. (1) 



Toylor, Robert H. (4) 
Tyler, Raymond L. (4) 
Unger, Williom H. (1) 
Uskuroit, Robert H. (2) 
Van Nort, Theodore C. (1) 
Walters, Quentin R. (2) 
Warden, John B., Jr. (1) 
Wilbur, John M., Jr. (1) 
Wohlhieter, Morion (4) 
Zachoro, Janet Mallett (3) 
Zerbe, Stanley A. (1) 



1949 

Fund Manager 

RkJtard D. Atlierley 
Class Members 863 

Contributors 111 

% Contributing 13 

Amount $591.71 

Abbott, Robinson S. (1) 

Absalom, James G., Jr. (2) 

Arnold, Harriet J. (2) 

Atherley, Richard D. (3) 

Barrart, Alfred (1) 

Bishop, William K. (1) 

Block, Naomi Farr (2) 

Bof tner, James A. ( 1 ) 

Brown, Frederick H. (I) 

Carmichaet, Cedric (3) 

Clork, Lynn M. (4) 

Colvin, Marie McNinch (4) 

Comerer, Robert M. (4) 

Davenport, William S., Jr. (4) 

Daviduk, Nicholas (1) 

Dovies, M. Lloyd (4) 

Dodson, Dr. George E. (1) 

Drumm, Paul R. (2) 

Edwards, Frederic H. (1) 

Emery, Betty I bach (!) 

English, Richard (3) 

Fogan, Harry M. (3) 

Pagan, Shirley Schweiker (3) 

Fischer, Alvin M. (I) 

Fregly, Melvin J. (I) 

Furmon, Lloyd W., Jr. (2) 

Fusio, Tom U (3) 

Garrison, Jack M. (4) 

Gerber, George V. (3) 

Gerlach, Richard F., Jr. (2) 

Gobrecht, Monroe S. ( 1 ) 

Goldston, Robert (1) 

Gfoybiil, Irvin, Jr. (2) 

Gfoulx, Joan Y. (3) 

Hardie, George W., Jr. (1) 

Hortung, Mary Christian (3) 

Hoy, W. Dale (4) 

Hays, Richard M. (1) 

Heller, Jean T. (4) 

Henneberger, Amy L. (2) 

Herman, Sherman A. (2) 

Hollyday, Robert D. (2) 

Hummel, Dorothy Krouse (3) 

Hunter, Robert D. (2) 

Jaffe, Lawrence (2) 

Jones, John Wesley (3) 

Jones, Lewis D. (2) 

Kates, Howard, Jr. (2) 

Kennedy, Chorles H. (3) 

Kessler, Kenneth C. (3) 

Knouse, Jack B. (3) 

Kosicki, Williams. (1) 

Kronisch, Myron W. (4) 

Kuzmok, George J. (2) 

Lnher, Donold S., Jr. (4) 

Locher, Odette Hutchison (I) 

Long. Morris A. (2) 

Lukiy, Arthur (1) 

McCheiney, Doris Baker (2) 

AAcFoll, John H., Jr. 0) 

McGinn, Richard J. (2) 

McKim, Robert V. (2) 

McNeal, David A., Jr. (1) 

AAolooey, Kenneth F. ( I ) 

Morkley, William A., Jr. (1) 

AAauger, Ann Giesecke (3) 

Moytield, Marion (1) 

Mcgcrgel, Noncy Ann King (1) 

Miller, Alice Bogdonoff (4) 

Miller, Robert L. (2) 

Molof, Alan H. (1) 

Neol, Morgoref J. (2) 

Nothel, John F., Jr. (4) 

Ovcrbogh, Williom W. (2) 

Poulotky, Rita Scholoto (I) 

Perry, Betsy J. Abort (1) 

Prott, Robert T. (2) 

Purnell. Borboro Jones (4) 

lUitz, Carl 0.(1) 

Rinowold, R. C. (2) 

Riptay, Mory Horrison (4) 

Rydzewski, Henry J. (1) 

SMicy, LMh Fletcher ( 1) 

Shinol, Joseph B. (I ) 

Sincloir, George H., Jr. (4) 

Skove, ThonDos M. ( 1 ) 

Smith, Christine F. (I) 

Smith, Elizobeth M. (3) 

Sp«*, Ralph W. (4) 

Spancar, O«onna M. (3) 

Sprout, Robert C. (4) 

Stout, Ormon F. (I) 

Sukloff, Donald M. (3) 

Thomos, Doris Wflde (2) 

Thompson, Ernest J. ( 1 ) 

Thompson, AAjry Ettinger (2) 

Tr«b.lr.o/. George J., Jr. (2) 

Turner, Will. om H, Jr. (1) 

Turon. Mortm S. '3) 

Von Dine. Howird A , Jr. (2) 

Vin«*y, Dolores S. (4) 

Wognw, HenryC. (I) 



Watkins, Paul D. (1) 
Weidenhomer, John M. (1) 
Weinstein, Marvin S. (1) 
Wetzel, Elizabeth R. (!) 
Wheeler, Juliet Mason (4) 
Wion, Charles R. (1) 
Wolfe, A. Frank (1) 
Worley, Jane L. (4) 
Yarnall, Dorothy Judd (1) 

1950 

Fund Manager 

Robert f. Ervin, Jr. 
Class Members 804 

Contributors 75 

% Contributing 9 

Amount $402.50 

Akerhieim, Jeanne Spong (1) 

Barrett, Dr. Drew A. (1) 

Bartusko, Doris Gorka (2) 

Berlo, Arthur W. (3) 

Bolig, J. William (3) 

Brown, Forrest D., Jr. {!) 

Burmeister, Roy (1) 

Compono, John V., Jr. (2) 

Campbell, Verdine E. (3) 

Corlough, H. Spencer (1) 

Clark, Clifford W. (1) 

Coleman, Richard F. (1) 

Conrad, Robert E., Jr. (2) 

Davis, Susan M. (1) 

Dehls, AUon W. (2) 

Emery, Richard A. (I) 

Ervin, Robert F., Jr. (2) 

Fawcett, David B., Jr. (3) 

Fearen, William (I) 

Foulds, Doris Roberts (1) 

Freund, Clare (I) 

Fryling, Edgar C. (2) 

Galloway, Bettyanne (2) 

Geek, Wilhelm Karl (1) 

Geise, George A., Jr. (1) 

Gorman, Mary Alice (3) 

Grimm, David A. (3) 

Hommesfahr, Ernest J. (3) 

Hendler, Edward R. (1) 

Hepfer, Ellen Cober (2) 

Hertz, Robert G. (1) 

Holter, Donald C. (1) 

Hons, Naomi M. (1) 

Kierce, Joon Anderson (2) 

Kierce, Robert R. (3) 

Kriner, Sara L. (1) 

Lorsen, Roy E. (3) 

Linaberry, Jock R. (1) 

Little, George R. (1) 

Lose, John J. (2) 

Lose, Martha Woodburn (2) 

McFeely, Lois Harvey (1) 

Morcinek, John P. (2) 

Morkey, Joseph F. (1) 

Mothieson, Drew (2) 

Mayer, Jacqueline K. S. (2) 

Morrow, Christopher M. (2) 

Mosher, Lester W.(l) 

Naugle, Elmer E. (3) 

Odell, John (2) 

Pangburn, James P. (2) 

Parker, George H. (1) 

Pfeifer, Walter C. (3) 

Rohner, Charles W., Jr. (1) 

Roynor, Arthur B. (1) 

Ripa, Frank (3) 

Roberts, J. Donald (1) 

Robinson, John L. (1) 

Rosenberg, Normon J. (1) 

Seibert, Joy S. (1) 

Shott, JohnH. Ill (I) 

Sonnichsen, Gertrude Hogg (2) 

Souders, D. Paul (1) 

Sprout, Carol Van Alen (3) 

Stumbaugh, James E. (1) 

Teno, Doris Coombs ( 1 ) 

Thompson, 

Ethelmae Pangburn (I) 

Totten, Harold J. (2) 

Von Dine, Howard W., Jr. (1) 

Von Roden, Cynthia Robb (1) 

Wagner, William C. (3) 

Webber William R. (1) 

Wcidenbocher, Peter (1) 

White, William R. (I) 

Williams, Charles W. 0) 

In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, members of the class 

contributed to the Capital 

Funds of the University a total 

of $S00.00. 

1951 

Fund Manager 
Claire l/arth ISucher 
Class Members 774 

Contributors 59 

% Contributing 8 

Amount $361.00 

Artlcy, F. Warren (I) 
Bouman, Woller W. (2) 
Eicgelow, Wilbur H., Jr. (1) 
BlicV, Edwin J. (2) 
Bucher, Claire Harth (2) 
Butler, Allen G. (2) 
Clark, Anne Schwoiker (1) 
Cohn. Ellt«(l) 
Crogla, Oeiberl J. (I) 
DovTt, Joon Hedoren ( 1 ) 
Dunlap, Jomn H. (2) 



Fehr, James R. (2) 
Flindell, Susan Reinoehl (2) 
Ford, Henry E., Jr. (1) 
Gerber, Mary Banta (3) 
Hall, Craig M. (1) 
Harrison, Wayne S. (I) 
Hawkins, Dorothy (2) 
Hay, Norma Hunsinger (2) 
Headley, Marian Glee (1) 
Hess, John F. (2) 
Hile, Howard B. (2) 
Hoffman, Margery Hood (1) 
Housekeeper, Robert M. (2) 
Houser, Betty Roe (2) 
Hunter, Maurette Boynton (2) 
Kates, Betty Jane Busch (2) 
Kerchner, Alice (1) 
Kiningham, Pamela Watts (2) 
Kohlond, William (2) 
Lange, Gloria Jayne (1) 
LeCotes, Rachel Reinoehl (2) 
LeCates, Robert M. (2) 
Lissenden, Janice ( 1 ) 
Long, Russell, Jr. (1) 
Lyon; Earl C, Jr. (1) 
Malcolm, T. Florence Jessee (1) 
Martin, William M. (1) 
Miller, Thomas W. (1) 
Miller, William D., Jr. (1) 
Nicodemus, Audrey T. (1) 
Parsons, Patricia Wiley (1) 
Roup, Ann ( 1 ) 
Reitz, W. S., Jr. (1) 
Riddell, Thomas F. (I) 
Schaffner, William C. (2) 
Schaumberg, John A. (I) 
Scott, Bruce M. (2) 
Shultz, James E. (2) 
Sporrell, Joan (2) 
Stabler, Andrew D., Jr. (1) 
Stevenson, William C. (2) 
Tallau, Raymond (2) 
Troast, Arthur (2) 
Watkins, Robert Allen (2) 
Welch, Barbara K. (1) 
Wiener, Richard S. (1) 
Williamson, May B. (1) 
Woods, Janet (2) 



1952 

Fund Manager 

Richard Jeffery 

Class Members 798 

Contributors 59 

% Contributing 7 

Amount $363.50 

Adams, Mary E. (1) 
Aspinwall, Glen S. (1) 
Balliet, William E., Jr. (1) 
Barton, William Howard (1) 
Baumgardner, Sara Lee (1) 
Bell, Patricia Thompson (1) 
Campbell, Hugh S., Jr. (1) 
Carman, Robert H. (1) 
Childs, Elinor L. (1) 
Clements, Virginia C. (I) 
Cobaugh, Eugene H. (1) 
Coleman, Jane Kohler (1) 
Colville, Marianne (1) 
Cunningham, Barbara J. (1) 
Deakyne, Donald C. (1) 
Dulmage, Donald B. (1) 
Eshelmon, Richard G. (1) 
Garrett, Margaret (1) 
Gibbons, Joan D. (1) 
Goulding, Marshall S., Jr. (1) 
Hanson, Carolyn R. ( I ) 
Hastings, James P., Jr. ( 1 ) 
Hildretn, Josephine (I) 
Hineline, Patricia (1) 
Hoffman, Robert A., Jr. (1) 
Holter, Elizabeth Anne (1) 
Huis, Louis, Jr. (1) 
Jeffery, Richard A. (1) 
Johnson, Grant E. (I) 
Kazarion, Kirk K. (1) 
Keiser, Herald D., Jr. (I) 
Kiely, William R., Jr. (1) 
Kiely, Elizabeth Shuster (I) 
Klose, George L. (1) 
Kwasnoi, Martin W. (1) 
Manning, Donald W. ( I ) 
Minigon, Richard Donald (I) 
Peachy, Betty Jane (I) 
Peters, Jack L. (1) 
Pinner, Elizabeth L. (1) 
Price, Eugene B. (1) 
Reed, Chorlottc C. (1) 
Riley, James E. (I) 
Rogers, Charles S. (I) 
Rott, Jock (1) 

Schaumberg, Anne Buswell (I) 
Schimmel, Anno P. (1) 
Snyder, Horry C. (I) 
Snyder, Leon A. (I) 
Totten, Alice Winrlornecht ( 1 ) 
Tschop, SomucI j I ) 
Tichop, Elizabeth Denning (1) 
Vondonboroh, Phyllis J. ( I ) 
Webber, John S. ( I ) 
Weber, George (I) 
Wcl-.h, Eleanor J. (1) 
Wii-jhtman, Jocguclino M. (1) 
Wood-.i'lc, DonicI (I) 
Wor-.tnll, DirisG. (I) 
In addition to the Fund contri- 
butions, mcmbort of the class 
contributed to the Capital 
Fundi of the Unlvorilly a total 
of $4.60. 



1953 

Axelrod, Edward H. (1) 
Cohen, Irwin (1) 
Traumuller, Anneliese (1) 

1954 

Gilman, Michael Gerald (1) 
Halleran, Robert E. (1) 



Levenson, David J. (1) 
Mierzwinski, Henry C. (I) 

1955 

Benton, William Andrew (1) 
Courogen, William Peter (1) 
Goldsmith, Stephen Allen (1) 
Usher, Robert J. (1) 



Friends, Faculty and Administration 



Ayars, Mabel Dechert 
Ballentine, Dr. Floyd G. 
Burpee, Dr. Frank E. 
Colvin, Dr. Merl G. 
Davis, Dr. Frank G. 
Dennis, Russell E. 
Elze, Warren 
Faint, George R., Sr. 
Garvin, Dr. Harry R. 
Geiger, Walter C. 
Geiser, Carl J. 
Gold, John S. 
Griffith, Dr. Dalzell M. 
Groover, Clair 
Gummo, Blanchard S. 
Hildreth, Dr. Horace 
Holter, H. Walter 
Irland, Dr. George A. 
Krzywicki, Anthony A. 



Krzywicki, S. Faith Van Sise 
McCormick, Harry E. 
Miller, Dr. Harold W. 
Musser, Malcolm E. 
Peterson, Dr. Rudolph 
Ranck, Dayton L. 
Rice, Ruth 

Rivenburg, Dr. Romeyn H. 
Shaffer, Harold A. 
Shott, John H. 
Simpson, Frank M. 
Souders, D. Paul 
Stewart, Dr. Norman H. 
Walling, Fitz R. 
Witmeyer, Dr. Paul E. 
Young, Donald B. 
Zeller, John F. Ill 
Zimmerman, Dr. Carle C. 
Anonymous 



Parents Contributing to the Fathers' Loyalty Fund 



Albee, Donald L. 
Amsterdam, Jack 
Appleton, S. E. 
Asher, Joseph 
Bandler, L. C. 
Bauer, Walter J. 
Beach, John T. 
Beaver, John 
Bell, Dr. Ben Terkins 
Bell, Mrs. Ben Terkins 
Benton, Thomas H. 
Bitzer, Ray D. 
Blick, Louis D. 
Bonom, Paul 
Bonom, Mrs. Paul 
Boxenbaum, Sidney 
Broadhurst, Henry 
Brown, Art 
BrumI, Benedict 
Burg, Edward A. 
Cody, Donald H. 
Carnow, A. 
Castelbaum, David 
Chironna, Frank 
Clark, Aaron 
Cohen, Harry L. 
Cohill, Maurice B. 
Cole, William H., Sr. 
Conklin, Mrs. Floyd M. 
Conway, E. T. 
Cooper, Ralph 
Cottle, Delmer 
Cottle, Mrs. Delmer 
Courogen, Peter 
Cuff, George A. 
Cunningham, H. J. 
Curnin, Michael P. 
Currie, D. F. 
Dalesandro, Frank 
Davidson, Otto C, Jr. 
Deller, Russel A. 
DePaul, Frank P. 
Devlin, John 
Diamond, D. 
Diefenbach, H. G. 
Dietrich, George A. 
Diller, William J. 
Dittmar, Harry R. 
Doody, John R. 
Dulmage, Mrs. E. B. 
Ellson, J. Vernon, M.D. 
Erman, Horry E. 
Ertel, L. T. 
Esmay, E. W. 
Fabricated Products Co. 

of West Newton, Pa. 

(John R. McKee, Jr. Pres.) 
Frozee, G. S. 
George, Norman D. 
George, Mrs. Norman D. 
Gerrity, Joseph 
Gerrity, Mrs. Joseph 
Gioio, Mr. A. 
Gioia, Mrs. A. 
Gilman, Max 
Goldring, F. W. 
Goldsmith, S. Dclvallo 
Grcdel, Henry W. 
Grconwald. Louis 
Gunthric, James M. 
Harrison, Bernard J. 
Hcineman, A. F. 
Hildreth, Horace 
Hill, Mervin F. 
Hoffman, Joseph 
Hollistcr.S. K. 
Holton, George A. 
Hughes, Rolfo 
Husch, Walter H. 
Izatt, Thomas 
Jacobson, Archie 
Jewell, Gcorqo A., Jr. 
Johnson, Gottfrld 
Johnson, Samuel W. 
Jolly, R. B. 
Jolly, Mrs. R. B. 
Krjlmrjn, Henry A. 
Kcyo*., Fflwaro F. 
Klohre, Henry A. 
Klaudor, Norman 



Knies, John D. 
Knudsen, L. R. 
Knutzen, Thomas E. 
Kober, Paul M., M.D. 
Kohler, Walter W. 
Kopp, J. A. 
Kraus, Adolph G. 
Kuhn, David W. 
Ladenheim, William R. 
Ladenheim, Mrs. William R. 
Lapof, Samuel 
Larson, Theodore 
Larson, Mrs. Theordore 
LeRoy, C. L. 

Letchworth, George E., Jr. 
Levin, David 
Lewis, Irving L. 
Libenson, David 
Licht, Mrs. Anne 
Lippincott, Stanley L. 
Little, James W. 
Londner, Joseph O. 
MoClintock, C. L. 
McDowell, H. D. 
McKee, John R., Jr. 
MacMain, Walter W. 
Mayer, Joseph C. 
Mengoni, Joseph L. 
Mierzwinski, Clemens L. 
Miller, Myer 
Miller, Raymond N. 
Mintz, Mr. A. 
Mufson, Max 
Naugle, Carl A. 
Ness, Franklin A. 
Nylk, Carl 

Oberfrank, Eugene, Sr. 
Olesky, Mrs. Walter 
Ortlieb, George 
Parkinson, Percivol S. 
Picker, Lawrence F. 
Price, David Owen 
Rednick, David 
Rosenbloom, Irvin G. 
Rosenthal, Morton E. 
Rothermel, John G. 
Rubinger, Ralph 
Sammis, Donald S. 
Schatz, Carl F. 
Schrimmer, Irving 
Shaw, Dexter N. 
Sheirr, Charles M. 
Shott, John H. 
Shutack, George A. 
Shuttletori, John H. 
Sibberns, Elbe 
Smead, J. A. 
Snyder, A. W. 
Solomon, Joseph 
Spanos, Goorge A. 
Stones, Albert D. 
Stewart, J. Graham 
Stewart, William A. T. 
Stosc, C.Willis 
Suber, W. J. 
Suqarmon, Barnet 
Takenaka, B. K. 
Teclaw, Edward E. 
Tiemann, R. W. 
Toft, James C, Jr. 
Townscnd, James T. 
Traumuller, William 
Tuckermon, Dr. Joseph 
Ungor, Joseph 
Urken, Hymon 
Voux, James E. 
Wandall, Dr. F. G. 
Webber, William S. 
Weber, Wilfred A. 
Whitney, D. B. 
Wilkins, Charles N. 
Williams, David W. 
Wlscho, Harry 
Winhnoff, Abraham 
Wollman, Jack A. 
Woods, Fred W. 
WoorlwnrrI, Goorgo 
Zaics, Louis 1-1. 
Zocrb, John W. 
Anonymous 



A Picture of Progress, Possibilities, and Potential 

For the Bucknell Alumni Fund 



Number 
16,000 



14,000 



12,000 



10,000 



8,000 



6,000 



4,000 



2,000 



POTENTIAL: 



J Total Alumni 



POSSIBILITIES 

Where We'd Be 

If All Givers Repeated 



WHERE 




- $120,000 



- $100,000 




Amount 
$160,000 



$140,000 



- $ 80,000 



$ 60,000 



$ 40,000 



- $ 20,000 



1948-49 

Remember: 



1949-50 



1950-51 



1951-52 



1952-53 



1953-54 



L Your Fund gift is deductible on your income tax. 

2. If you have your own business, a corporate contribution is worth considering. 

3. IN MEMORIAM gifts are made by many BucknelHans, honoring Bucknell friends and relatives. 

4. Family gifts will be credited to husbands and wives (50-50) if you list names and classes of each in 
your remittance envelope. 

5. Fund ideas or personal news items, enclosed with your check, will make it doubly welcome. 



16 



DBCEMBSR l»St 



CLASS REPORTS 



Alimmi \^ eekeiid — 
June 11-14, 1954 

The following classes will 
celebrate with class reunions 
on Alumni Day. June 12. 1954. 
Emeritus 1909 1939 

1894 1914 1944 

1899 1919 1949 

1904 1924 1953 

1929 
1934 

^lembers of these classes 
should circle the date on their 
1954 calendar now. 



CLASS OF 1894 

Class Reporter: DR. MARY B. HARRIS 
9 Market St.. Lewisburg. Pa. 

(Editor's Note): Our class reporter 
Dr. Mary B. Harris is spending an ex- 
tended visit in Tripoli, Libya, with her 
nephew, Walter W. Harris. Jr., who is 
attached to the legation there. She 
writes that it is a beautiful citj' and that 
they (she was accompanied on the trip 
by her niece, Isabelle T. Harris '52) are 
enjoying their contacts with Arab 
civilization. 

CLASS OF 1899 

Class Reporter: DR. F. G. BALLENTINE 
626 Taylor St.. Lewisburg. Pa. 

Dr. Joseph C. Hazen has returned to 
his home in Summit, N. J., after his 
fourth major operation in a little over 
a year. 

We announce with sorrow the death 
on May 7, of Maurice B. Mulford, whose 
home was in Monterey Park, Calif., 
just a year and a few days after the 
death of his brother, Arthur. 

Next June will mark the eleventh 
quinquennial reunion of the class. There 
cannot be many more, and every one 
who finds it possible to come should 
plan to be present. 

CLASS OF 1900 

Class Reporter; .MR. GEORGE A. GRIM 
South Broad St.. Nazareth. Pa. 

(Editor's Note): George A. Grim, 

South Broad St., Nazareth, has kindly 
agreed to act as class reporter to relieve 
Mrs. E. S. Slifer who served so well 
in this capacity. Will you please send 
a news note or a health report to 
George so he will be able to pass the 
news along to the rest of the class 
members. 

CLASS OF 1901 

Claim Reporter: MR. J. C. HIGGINS 
106 8. Fourth St., Lcwlsburu. Pa. 

In our last issue an error was made 
in listing the survivors of Mrs. W. 
Lawrence Kalp, the former Edith Lee 
Phillips, who died last July. The cor- 
rect name of the surviving daughter is 
Margaret E. Kalp who graduated from 
the New Jersey College for Women 
in 1936, 

Elmer H. Myers pa.ssed away sud- 
denly :A his St. Petersburg, Florida 
home on October 3. He leaves a wi- 
dow, son and a daughter. 

CLASS OF 1903 

Cl»«» ll<porl<T: .\IH« HARRY C. HtniPEL 

'Elvic H. Coleman I 

\2M Park Ave. McKeenport. Pa 

Our officers for the interim between 
reunions are: president, Elvie Coleman 
t) V. f; F. M II R R 1 D 3 » 



Herpel; vice president, Ida Luchsinger; 
secretary-treasurer, Charlotte Shields 

Murphy (Mrs. Howard R.), R. D. 3, 
Lewisburg; class fund manager, Jay 
Bond, 11 Church St., Factory ville. 

Those present at the 50th Reunion 
in June were: Jay Bond, Ray and Jane 
Fowler Bullis, 501 N. Newlin Ave., 
Whittier, Calif.: Lt. Col. A. Forrest 
Dershimer, 85 Maple Ave., Tunkhan- 
nock; Emilv Ebling, 5225 Schuyler St., 
Phila., 44; J. V. Frampton, Esq., 506 W. 
Third St.. Oil City; R. H. Harris, Esq., 
700 Scranton Elec. Bldg., Scranton; El- 
vie Coleman Herpel; W. Lawrence Kalp, 
428 Bath Ave., Long Branch, N. J.; 
Ida Luchsinger, 300 Exeter Ave., West 
Pittston; Charlotte Shields Murphy and 
husband Dr. Howard L.; Rev. Morton 
Sheldon, son and two granddaughters, 
Box 123, McGrann; John M. Snow and 
wife. 110 14th St., Franklin: Grace Rob- 
erts Snyder, 111 S. Front St., Lewis- 
burg; G. Herbert Stewart and wife, 
7034 Greene St., Phila.; Carl Tiffany, 
19 East 8th St., Erie; Eva Ginter Gil- 
more, 717 Market St., Lewisburg; Es- 
ther Lydic Mahafley, Mahaffey, Pa.; 
Helen Houghton Zeller, 138 S. Third 
St., Lewisburg. 

Howard K. Williams celebrated his 
47th anniversary as pastor of the Alpha 
Baptist Church, Phila. 

CLASS OF 1904 

Class Reporter: MR. ROBERT W. THOMPSON 
310 S. Third St., Lewisburg, Pa. 

Don't forget we have a reunion in 
June 1954. Plan to celebrate the anni- 
versary of a certain event of just a 
few years ago. Mark the date June 12, 
1954 now; you will hear more about it 
later. 

Speaking of reunions we almost had 
one October 17th when at Homecoming 
we met up with John Johnson, Haldy 
Christ and wife, Clarence Hursh and 
wife. Rev. Billy Keifer (now retired) 
and wife. Ginger Teufel (now retired). 
Moose McCormick. Returning met up 
with Estella Albright Halfpenny. 

Elizabeth Reed retired from her 
teaching career in Sunbury school dis- 
trict at the close of the last term. 

Elizabeth Williams Merrill is librar- 
ian at the Blossburg Public Library. 

Edgar Taft Stevenson and Mrs. R. C. 
Wilson were married on September 26. 
Ed has been editor and publisher of the 
Titusville Herald for the past 31 years. 

Coxey T. will appreciate any and all 
information you can give him regard- 
ing other members of 1904. Mail to 
Box 33, Lewisburg. 

REUNION AT BUCKNELL JUNE 12, 
1954. More regarding it later. 

CLASS OF 190.5 

Claris Reporter: DR. ELIZABETH B. MEEK 
Allenwood. Pa. 

A letter from Nellie Goddard Stein- 
hilper in reply tf) a ro:qucst for news 
shows that Nell still retains her youth- 
ful humility. The announcement of 
the death of her kind husband, Anthony 
Steinhilpcr '05, came as a surprise. All 
members of the class express to her 
their sympathy. The letter in Nell's 
exact words follows: 

A« you know. Tony and I were married In 1007 
and w- had (orty-llvc yeafH of life tOKCther. Dur- 
ln(( thla time we amiiimcd not a fortune but a fam- 
ily, three children- Helen. B, V. '20. now Mr«, E, W. 
Wllklnnon. of Summit. N, J.; John, B. U. '.Ili, who 
hHH JUBt bouKht himielf a farm In Ghent. N. v.; 
and Prank, Pcnn Stale '40, who l» a patent lawyer 
In Rochenter, N. Y. They have preiiented uk with 
ncven (trnndchlldren ranKlnif In ane from Bruce 
Wllklnnon. 1.1. tfl David Ooddnrd Stelnhllper, born 
Ian! October, 



When my husband was ready to retire we bought 
a big, old-fashioned house in Hackettstown. A 
pretty little town, beautifully situated in the hills 
of Northern New Jersey, that we have enjoyed for 
the beautiful scenery and the friendly people. 

Tony's health had not been good for some time 
and just a year ago (September 10, 1952) he passed 
away. He did nothing spectacular, achieved no 
fame, wrote no booics. acquired no great wealth, 
but it has been heart-warming to receive from his 
associates in business, in civic worlc and the church 
so many expressions of respect and affection for 
one who "died justly, loved mercy, and walked hum- 
bly with his God." 

As for me. I expect to keep on living here where 
we made so many friends. I should like to get up to 
Bucknell sometime. We often spoke of it and vaguely 
hoped to be there for our fiftieth, but it was not so 
to be. 

A note came from John B. Smiley at 

the time he was about to go to the sea- 
shore for a vacation. His statement 
that he always tries to come back to 
Lewisburg at least once a year puts 
to shame some who live within a few 
miles. He says that when he is in 
Lewisburg he spends a few hours on 
the campus and reviews the pictures 
of earlier years that hang pleasantly on 
memory's wall. He mentioned the in- 
spiration he received by gazing at the 
entrance gates, the Class Memorial of 
the Class of 1905. 

John C, Sanders, one of the success- 
ful ministers of the class, is too modest 
to tell about his achievements. For- 
tunately, he sent three recent church 
bulletins to inform his classmates of 
his present status. 

A pamphlet concerning the minutes 
of the last session of the Synodical 
Council of the Mercersburg Synod con- 
tains this information: 

"Rev. John C. Sanders, living in suburban Cham- 
bersburg. Pa., who was made Pastor Emeritus by his 
last parish, after serving it for 26 years, was re- 
elected as the Secretary of the Mercersburg Synod 
of the Evangelical and Reformed Church at its re- 
cent meeting." 

Requests for news are being an- 
swered very slowly. 

Put another red circle around June 
1955. Keep that savings account active. 

CLASS OF 1907 

Class Reporter: DR. LEO L. ROCKWELL 
Colgate University. Hamilton, N. Y. 

The Rev. Havard Griffith died in Har- 
risburg, September 10 at the age of 74. 
Havard, who attended Bucknell Acade- 
my before graduation from the college 
and later earned his master's degree in 
1910 at Bucknell, was trained for the 
ministry at Rochester Theological Sem- 
inary. He had been a preacher in the 
Baptist denomination since 1900 serv- 
ing churches at Port Alleghany, 
Geneva, N, Y.; Monongahela, Newark, 
O., and Bradford before serving the 
First Baptist Church of Harrisburg. 

Rev. Griffith is survived by his wife, 
the former Pearl Etnoyer of High Spire, 
a daughter, Mrs. O. Jack Elliott (Mary 
Elizabeth Griffith '41), a son, Havard, 
Jr. '40. 

Rev. George A. Riggs spoke to the 
Missionary Society of the First Baptist 
Church of Sunbury about his mission 
work in Puerto Rico. He previously had 
been in Cuba, then was sent to Puerto 
Rico to build chapels. 

CLASS OF 1909 

Class Reporter: MRS. HOWARD L. HEADLAND 

(Sarah E. Walternl 

3011 First Avenue. N., St. Petci'sburg, Pla. 

A memorandum — Saturday, June 12, 
1954, the 45th reunion of the Class of 
1909 (University and Seminary). 
Whclhcc you have never, scklom, or of- 
ten been back on the c;)mpus o! our 
alma mater, you should let nothing, 
short of utter inability, keep you from 
returning next June, Come every- 

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body, once more, to our beloved campus 
on June 12, 1954. Send a letter to your 
reporter — name and address above — 
saying you are planning to answer 
"present" at 1909 roll call on that day. 
A year ago Dr. J. Earle Edwards and 
his wife came to St. Petersburg, Fla., 
to live. They reside at 1111— 26th Ave- 
nue, S., where they are eager to wel- 
come all their friends. Many of us re- 
member him as he entered Bucknell 
with our class and appears with us in 
the 1909 L'Agenda. He was obliged 
to drop out of our class because of ill- 
ness and was gi'aduated with the Class 
of 1910. 

It is rumored that Charles E. Hilbish 
has resigned as superintendent of 
Northumberland County schools to 
take effect June 1954. At that time he 
will have completed 20 years in this 
capacity— said to be the longest term 
in this office in the history of North- 
umberland County — 5 four-year con- 
secutive terms. Is this correct, Charles? 
Anyhow, send us a sketch of all this in 
more detail, please. 

George Bailets and wife Ruth again 
left St. Petersburg last summer for four 
months. They spent a month in New 
York and New Jersey and three months 
in Sunbury, with his 93 year-old 
mother. 

Howard and Sarah Walters Headland 
also spent from July to September in 
Pennsylvania and western New York. 
Whenever they are in these localities 
they aim to see as many of Sarah's 
classmates as they can. This year was 
not very satisfying. They stopped m 
Lock Haven to have a word with Matt 
Haggerty and Olive, but found them — 
not at home. In Reynoldsville, Amy 
Bollinger entertained them with a de- 
licious lunch. Then Amy and Sarah 
spent most of the afternoon talkmg of 
days gone by. On the campus Guy 
Payne and his wife were busy as usual 
in the College Inn. 

lola Quandt writes that last August 
she and four others had a mighty fine 
vacation in Sequoia National Par k , 
Calif. With the altitude over 6.000 feet, 
they were not hiking much. Her ac- 
count of their skirmishes with a bear 
which was after their food, and, in- 
deed, one day, got milk, sandwiches, 
and cookies, was exciting. 

Your reporter would like to hear 
from all of her classmates and especial- 
ly from Margaret Curtin, Richard Dar- 
lington, Dr. Herman G. Difenderfer, 
Bertha Eaches, and Harry Eakley. 
News of these people has never ap- 
peared, as far as we know, in this mag- 
azine. 

CLASS OF 1912 

Class Reporter: MRS. H. W. HODSEKNECHT 

{Maze Callahan) 

108 W. Penn St., Muncy. Pa. 

Here it is time for my report, due 
Monday, November 9th. The last time 
I was a couple of days late so "Buck" 
declared it a "hang-over" and published 
it in the "little paper rag" (Ed. Note: 
If more alumni contributed to the 
Alumni Fund the "little paper rag" 
could be a magazine) the next month. 
I didn't care because I felt the reunion 
guys should have first place. Do you 
know Buck is getting mean (Ed. Note; 
Correction, please, meaner) just like 
Frank Davis— "Don't do this" — "Don't 
do that." 

Dr Howard Johnson, the eighth pas- 
tor of North Frankford Baptist Church 
of Philadelphia, closed his pastorate on 
his nth anniversary June 30. He is a 
graduate of Bucknell, Columbia, and 

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North Dakota Universities and of 
Crozer Theological Seminary. He is a 
past president of the Frankford Minis- 
terium, a vice president of the Baptist 
Union of Philadelphia and vicinity. He 
is a member of Phi Delta Kappa, edu- 
cational fraternity, Tau Chapter of U. 
of P. He has served Baptist pastorates, 
led conferences in summer youth pro- 
grams, and has taught college. Howard 
is now residing at Forked River, a lake 
resort of N. J. He will be engaged in 
writing and part time public speaking. 
Well, Pat Schrieber has retired and 
Howard Johnson semi-retired. That 
just makes me think. Did you ever hear 
of a housewife retiring? If so, let me 
know. Today's housewife is a combina- 
tion cook, vacuum pilot, purchasing 
agent, business manager, interior deco- 
rator, seamstress, hostess and public 
relations counsel for the entire family 
with a little washing, ironing, dusting, 
dish washing, window washing, and 
baby sitting thrown in. 

Pop thought he had to retire last 
March but on account of his "youthful 
appearance" the company gave him an 
extension of one year. When he does 
retire I am going to have a separate 
cage built for him because I just can't 
stand a man hanging around my kitch- 
en, opening the refrigerator, lifting the 
lids off my cooking utensils, in other 
words sticking his nose in my business. 
If this plan doesn't work out I'll either 
apply for admission to the old ladies' 
home or hire a maid. 

Last year a grandmothers' day was 
set aside in October. This year I didn't 
hear nor see a word about it. Anyway, 
the smart modern grandmother doesn't 
hid the fact that she has grandchildren 
— she advertises it. She buys herself a 
"grandmother bracelet," with each new 
addition to the family she adds a charm; 
a heart for a girl, a circle for a boy. 
Baby's name is engraved on one side of 
the disc, the birth date on the other. 
There are also grandmother books 
which are quite charming. Now all 
you kids who have children see that 
"granny" gets either a book or a 
bracelet. 

By the way I've already asked Santa 
to bring me a rocking chair. Not that 
I'm an "old rockin' chair granny" be- 
cause I'm still in the "lovable sixties," 
but when I reach the "sensible seven- 
ties" as Hal Boyle says, I want to be 
prepared. 

Dave McNeal is still pulling them in 
for drunken driving. The other day I 
saw in the paper that he had hauled 
someone in for knife throwing. You 
know Dave is Justice of the Peace at 
Towanda. 

Had a card from Bruce Butt '16 say- 
ing that he enjoyed my column. I wish 
the 1912ers would write their approval 
or disapproval. 

Now a prayer for Thanksgiving! 

"Thank Thee. God, for love that crowds each day. 
And thank Thee, too, for simple things we find 

along the way. 
For little children romping 'round. 
For bird song, gay and happy sound. 

Through sun and rain. 
For friends to greet, loved ones near. 
For songs to share, perchance a tear. 
For strength to work, for gift to play. 
For fireside at the c'ose of day 

And candlelight again! 
Thank Thee, God, for all the lovely, simple things 
That each dav brings- 

— Eleanor Frey." 

I am passing on to all of you a Christ- 
mas wish that Howard Johnson sent to 
me last year; 

A GREETING AND A WISH 
"This is my Christmas greeting and wish for you. 
It has no value in the market and no great art in 
the making. But if it will mean to your heart what 



it means to mine at this Yuletide season, there will 
be in it a worth above money value and a beauty 
that art alone never gives. 

I earnestly wish that every good thing brought 
into life by Christ may be yours; that you may have 
a heart of cheer, a spirit of hope and a life of ser- 
vice every day in 1954," 

From all the Houseknechts a Happy 
Christmas Season and kindly include in 
your New Year's resolutions that you 
will send me some news. 

In the words of Tiny Tim, God Bless 
You. 



CLASS OF 1913 

Class Reporter: MR. CHARLES L. SANDERS 
7G Walnut St., Mifflinburg, Fa. 

Registering in Carnegie Building on 
Homecoming Day at 11 a. m., I found 
no other '13ers names on the board. 
Later, after the luncheon, I saw Berke- 
ley Hastings and chatted for a few sec- 
onds with him. 

Marian Fischler left the teaching pro- 
fession about five years ago and is now 
living restfully among hometown ac- 
quaintances and friends in her home 
town of Wellsboro. In her town on a 
business trip I spent an enjoyable half 
hour with her recalling names and 
characteristics of classmates, including 
facts about our reunion of which 
Marian was happy to hear. For a time 
she was not in desired good health, but 
she has recovered remarkably well and 
hopes to be with us for our next re- 
union. Sorry to say I did not immedi- 
ately recognize her at the door, but 
when she spoke and smiled I felt as if 
I should have. Her address is 18 Kelsey 
St. 

Karlton Hooker has retired from his 
position with the Bell Telephone Co. of 
Pennsylvania at Reading, where he was 
district plant superintendent. He and 
his wife spent the month of October 
with his son and family in Minnesota. 
There the three grandchildren, fishing 
and hunting chiefly occupied Carl's 
time. Another son, Joseph F. Hooker 
'42, who attended Bucknell for a time, 
gave his life in World War II. Because 
of Mrs. Hooker's hospitalization last 
June, (iaii was unable to attend our 
40th reunion. His address is 17 E. 36th 
St., Reiffton, Reading. 

A new honor has come the way of 
Harry X. Kelly. His latest promotion 
makes him president of Mississippi 
Shipping Co., Inc. of New Orleans. "The 
Class and the University extends best 
wishes to Harry on his latest achieve- 
ment. 

At the chapel exercises on October 
28 our Rev. Dr. George Middleton was 
the speaker. Changed but little in ap- 
pearance after all the years since grad- 
uation, he was typically George, bril- 
liant in his address as we remember 
him on the hill. His topic "Seeing What 
Isn't There" held to close attention the 
packed audience in Beaver Memorial 
Methodist Church. After the service, 
Harold Shaffer and this reporter proud- 
ly shook George's hand, met Mrs. Mid- 
dleton and their son, Lee, now a sopho- 
more at Bucknell. It was an unforget- 
table hour indeed. As mentioned in a 
recent ALUMNUS, George is pastor of 
the Calvary Baptist Church, Rochester, 
N. Y., in his thirty-second year of ser- 
vice there. 

Admission of distress — six letters 
mailed recently with Questions inviting 
news for the ALUMNUS. One has been 
returned to date. Shall your reporter 
shed tears alone, or will some other 
classmates join him in his sorrow? A 
class reporter's inail slot in the door 
awaits some letters evermore! 

DECEMBER 195:! 



CLASS OF 1914 

Class Reporter; MRS. H. B. WEAVER 

(Dora Hamler) 
34fi Ridge Ave., New Kensington. Pa. 

First, a reminder to mark June 12, 
1954, on your calendar. Let's all plan 
a successful fortieth reunion. At our 
thirty-fifth reunion, Edna Whittam 
Glover was named chairman of ar- 
rangements. She will need our co- 
operation to make this event an out- 
standing success. 

Norman W. Whited, 1104 Fairview 
Ave., South Pasadena, Calif., writes 
that since 1945 he has been structural 
engineer in the bridge and structural 
department of the city of Los Angeles. 
Norman received an LL.B. from George 
Washington University in 1935. During 
World War I, Norman served in the 
A. E, F. as a 1st. Lieut, in the Fiftieth 
Artillery. During World War II, as a 
Colonel, he had charge of construction 
with ordnance plants in Alabama, 
Mississippi, and Louisiana and served 
in the European theater with the com- 
bat engineers. 

CLASS OF 1915 

Class Reporter: MR. J. B. BATES 
263 Green St.. Mifflinburg, Pa. 

Dr. Rudolph Peterson, who's scholar- 
ly influence touched the lives of thou- 
sands of Bucknell students in his 22 
years on the faculty, died on July 29 
after a lengthy illness. His retirement 
was repcrted in the September 1952 
issue of THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS 
(p. 16) and his death was reported in 
the October 1953 issue of THE BUCK- 
NELL ALUMNUS (p. 3). 

CLASS OF 1918 

Class Reporter: MRS. LAYTON KING 

f Elizabeth Champion) 

301 Broad St.. MontoursvUle, Pa. 

No news of 1918 for several months? 
I just cannot use my imagination to 
that degree. So come on fellow class- 
mates, send me some items of interest. 
Summer is past and we are enjoying 
the first snow of the season! 

One faithful, and interested member 
of the class has written me. He is 
Alem P. Hull, Jr., of Montgomery. Alem 
operates Hull's Electric Center in Mont- 
gomery and is president of the Mont- 
gomery Water Co. He is a "sea-going 
man" who for a number of years has 
spent his summers cruising on the 
Chesapeake Bay with a U. S. Coast 
Guard unit. Young Alem at 20 is an 
officer of the U. S. Coast Guard sta- 
tioned at Baltimore, Md., and expects 
to attend college at the expiration of 
his enlistment. Sons, Marshall and 
James are attending Montgomery High 
School. 

Won't you please come to my rescue 
and send me news of yourself and any 
members of the class with whom you 
come in contact. I am counting on you. 



LOOKLNG BACKWARD 

'Ihirt> I'ears Ago — lUZ'.'. 
Initial i««uf> of new humorous mzK^zlnv 
"Rf.U.h HOP" makcH a hit with twrntv full 
p»Kr\ of rarlonn%, wit and humor 



CLASS OF 1924 

Clarji R<rport«T .MR. ALFRED G. 8TOUGHTON 
13105 Atlantic Ave, Roclivlllc, Md. 

Earl S. Dunlap has established his 
own bu.siness, Lehigh Dyeing and Fin- 
ishing Corporation, operating at Allen- 
town. Earl received his profes.sional 
degree of chemical engineering in 1934 
and has been active in the dyeing and 
flni.shing of knit good.s, including the 
newer synthetics, Dacron and Orion. 
D p. f • F. M B R R 19 an 



His son, Earl, Jr., graduated from 
Brown and is now with American Vis- 
cose Corp., Lewistown. The Dunlaps 
reside at 316 S. 16th St., Allentown. 

Dr. G. Merrill Lenox continues his 
outstanding contributions in bringing 
the church and church members into 
the everyday life of his community. As 
executive director of the Detroit Coun- 
cil of Churches he has recently au- 
thored a series of articles which ap- 
peared in the Detroit Free Press. 

At the last meeting of the Lycoming 
County Bucknell Alumni Association at 
Williamsport, Rev. Malcolm V. Mussina 
was elected treasurer. 

Stephen Terpak presented a paper at 
tiie American Institute of Electrical En- 
gineers at the summer convention held 
in Atlantic City June 15-19. 

CLASS OF 1923 

Cla.ss Reporter: MRS. LeROY PRONTZ 

(Olive BiUhime) 

Evergreen Farm, Allenwood. Pa. 

The Bucknell community was 
shocked by a tragedy that took the life 
of two county residents on September 
5. Guy R, Erdley '31, husband of the 
former Jennie E. Stackhouse, was 
killed when a tractor he was driving 
plunged into an abandoned quarry. Guy, 
a well known local farmer was assist- 
ing in a hunt for Wallace Kreamer, a 
maintenance employee at the Univer- 
sity, who was later found dead of a 
heart attack in a nearby field. When 
the alarm went out to search for Krea- 
mer late Saturday night Mr. Erdley 
proceeded to search on his tractor using 
the headlights to light the area. The 
University extends heartfelt sympa- 
thies to the families. 

CLASS OF 1926 

Class Reporter: MISS ANNA L. BROWN 
45 Wildwood Ave., Pitman, N. J, 

Ken Slifer was the guest speaker at 
Laymen's Sunday services of the First 
Baptist Church, Hightstown, N, J,, in 
October, 

CLASS OF 1927 

Class Reporter: MRS. L, H. COLLISON 
(Grace M. Pheiferl 
Marydel, Maryland 

Have you ever — oh, I'm sure you 
have — looked and looked for mail that 
never — no never — did appear. Then 
you know just how I'm feeling after 
having sent out 30 cards to 1927'ers 
with replies, to date, from THREE, 
Have the other 27 been consignee! to 
the waste basket, pigeoned-holed in 
some desk — or, worse yet, been lost in 
the mail? Or perhaps your thoughts 
coincide with this particular classmate 
who writes, "Perhaps everyone is like 
me — so swallowed up in mediocrity 
that we feel we have nothing to add- 
in middle age we become lethargic. My 
life is so routine that it is bound to be 
dull. Rise at 6:15 a. m., pack lunches, 
make beds, tear off to teach school, put 
in a hard day, return to the domicile, 
go through the ritual of dinner dishes, 
catch up on the evening news, check 
the bedding-down of offspring, and drop 
into bed. Now see, there is absolutely 
no newsprint in my history." 

Agreed — we can't all be Julius La 
Rosa, but we do all of us have 26 years 
of living behind us that the rest of us 
would like to know about — so drop me 
a line, even if you're running a freight 
elevator and have recently been fired 
because vou can't remember the route. 
We difl hear that— 

Raymond F. BrandifT is living at 4014 
10th Ave,, N„ St. Petersburg, Florida, 



Wilbur D. Brandiff, who transferred 
to Gettysburg after having attended 
Bucknell for one year, is now living at 
112 W, 5th Ave,, Collegeville, He is 
married, has one daughter in second 
grade, and is director of education at 
the Eastern Penitentiary, Graterford, 

Please, I beg of you — don't leave my 
imagination putting you in the goutty, 
rheumatic, arthritic category, who 
can't even pick up a pen because of 
the numbness of your fingertips. Do 
drop me a line about you soon. It will 
be a grand Christmas surprise! 



LOOKING BACKWARD 

Twenty-five Years Ago — 1928 
A ballot east by the audience, gathered in 
Commencement Hall to hear the third inter- 
national debate between Oxford and Buck- 
nell, awarded the decision to Bucknell, 



CLASS OF 1929 

Class Reporter: MISS THELMA J. SHO WALTER 
233 State St., Harrisburg, Pa. 

Remember — June 12, 1954 

Homecoming may not have provided 
the most satisfactory game as far as 
Bucknell was concerned, but it was a 
very successful day for the members of 
the Class of '29 who returned and 
joined us in the morning meeting or 
the luncheon at the gymnasium. 

"Turk" Jones, Jessie Fielding Eyster, 
Charles Kalp, Martha VonNeida Water- 
bury, Clyde and Dorothy Lemon Bail- 
ey, Kenneth Bidlack, Allen Rarig, and 
"Vic" Meyer all showed and were 
really pepped up for our Silver Re- 
union next June. Of course, President 
Paul and your reporter were there. 

The letters and cards which have 
come in response to Paul's recent letter 
have shown the true "Spirit of '29." 
From Houston, Texas, Helen Myerly 
Loman writes that she is enthusiastic 
about our reunion and is still a loyal 
Bucknellian although she transferred 
and was graduated from Penn State! 

Horace "Hop" Sheppard is now liv- 
ing in Pompton Lakes, N. J., and says 
that we can count on him to contact 
the other '29ers in northern New 
Jersey. 

Dr. Herbert Smith, Needham, Mass., 
hopes that his clerical duties will per- 
mit his being with us in June. 

Bill Mahood, who is living in Califor- 
nia, says he will definitely be on hand 
as he has been planning the trip for the 
last five years. 

Remember Bucky Harris? Our dis- 
tinguished member is now a doctor on 
the staff of the Rumbaugh Clinic at 
Kingston, and sends word that he will 
see us on June 12. 

Ken Rounsley, who has had a dis- 
tinguished career with the Nav.y and 
now with the Army engineers, is al- 
ready planning to get away from his 
duties to join us. 

And again we hear from Calif! Dick 
Nicholson, who is living in Palo Alto, 
hopes to get back after 25 ,years. Why 
not charter a plane for '29-ers from 
Calif? "Bucknell, here I come," 

Gene Klinger, whoso sons are attend- 
ing Amherst and Tufts College, has 
promised that he will bring the two 
younger boys along next June, as he 
expects that at least one of them will 
come to Bucknell, 

So, we are hearing from our class- 
mates from far and wide, from North 
to .South, Ea.st to West, Why not sit 
down now and write Paul or Charlie 
f)r your gal reporter? And do not for- 

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get to mention that you will be seeing 
us on June 12. 

CLASS OF 1932 

Class Reporter: MR. ELLIS P. HULL 
Allentown, N. J. 

"Pakistan at the Crossroads" is the 
title of an interesting article in The 
Christian Century of October 7 written 
by our Dr. George L. Abernethy. 
George, who is a professor of psychol- 
ogy at Davidson College, was awarded 
a fellowship at Columbia by the Ford 
Foundation and last year studied com- 
parative religion, the Middle East and 
Pakistan. For a clearer understanding 
of the political, economic and religious 
backgrounds of Pakistan's problems 
we recommend George's article. 

CLASS OF 1933 

Class Reporter: MRS. ERNEST H. ENGELHARDT 

(Janet Worthington) 

375 College Hill. Bloomsburg. Pa. 

At the beach at Eagles Mere Lake 
this summer was a beautiful cream- 
colored roadster and driving it Charlie 
Bidelspacher in sporty suit and glasses, 
in for a weekend with Marge, his 
daughter Ann and twin sons. Later at 
a dance that evening daughter Ann 
walked off with a trophy for the Lake 
Swim. (She achieves a perfect swan 
dive). She departed, leaving the trophy 
with her mother. Marge. Charlie looked 
at Marge holding the trophy. "Marge," 
he said, "you look like a champion." 
And she did — the mother of a fine 
family. 

One of my best friends in college was 
Julia Hoffman Beighley who is now 
very active in cominunity affairs. Her 
husband. Fay Beighley '34, is assistant 
general manager of the Williamsport 
division of Bethlehem Steel and an ac- 
tive member of the Rotary Club. Julia's 
sense of values, frankness, and lack of 
pretense have always endeared her to 
me. She is proud of Fay; Frances, 16 
(nicknamed "Peachy"); Julie, 12; and 
Putter, their pug dog. 

Another former Williamsporter, 
Margaret Huling who married Robert 
Wilson '35, is living at 338 East 5th 
Ave., Warren. Robert is supervisor of 
the Sylvania plant in Warren. The 
Wilsons have five children; Marjorie, 
19, is majoring in physical education 
and science at Slippery Rock Teachers 
College; Bobby, a freshman at Lycom- 
ing College; Dick, 12, and the twins 
Donald and Douglas are 8. Margaret, 
an excellent student in mathematics, 
seems to have no difficulty in keeping 
shirts, socks, birthdays, and problems 
concerning five children in hand. 

Linda Lutz, small daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. Martin Lutz (Peggy Garret 
'36), modeled in the October fashion 
show sponsored by the Daughters of 
the American Revolution. Linda Lutz — 
quite a euphonious name. 

John G. Mathews is still with the 
MacMillan Co. and lives from Septem- 
ber 1 to mid June at 138 Woodside Vil- 
lage, Stamford, Conn. The rest of the 
time he and his wife Mildred are on 
board their cruiser and likely to be 
anywhere in Long Island Sound. The 
class of 1933 is glad to claim that cruis- 
er, Johnnie! 

Recently Muriel Marshall Miller 
walked off the next to the bottom step 
of her cellar steps at her home and cut 
her arm in fourteen places with a 
broken glass bottle losing a newly 
canned bottle of peaches. Who said 
these college girls aren't homemakers? 
And with homemaking she combines 
creative music. You should have heard 
her last December play an original 

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composition in adoration of the Virgin 
Mary at the Christmas meeting of the 
American Association of University 
Women. 

Walking down the main street in 
Bloomsburg, I spied Jane Williams in a 
passing car. I rushed into the street. 
The car stopped for a red light, she 
waved. The light changed. I heard 
her call, "we're moving from Nanticoke 
to Pittsburgh." Hadn't seen her in 
twenty years. She looked the same, 
which was always pretty good. 



LOOKING BACKWARD 

Twenty Years Ago — 1933 
If any Bucknell student intends to drink 
hard liquor, made legal on December 5 by 
the repeal of the eighteenth amendment, he 
will find that the University's opposition is 
as strong as ever. 



CLASS OF 1934 

class Reporter: MRS. WILLIAM S. LIMING 

(Ruth Rohrl 
396 Andrews Rd., East Williston, L. I., N. Y. 

June 12, 1954 is the big day, Alumni 
Day and our 20th Reunion. Plan your 
vacations or leaves so you may see the 
many changes to Bucknell's 300 acres 
and have a bang-up time too. Bring 
your wives, husban(is, sweethearts and 
youngsters. Let them share the fun 
and thrills you'll get renewing acquain- 
tances and reliving the joys of college 
days at America's most beautiful cam- 
pus. Maybe you've been back as I 
have then I needn't tell you how won- 
derful it still is but if you haven't 
you're missing a great deal and so are 
your loved ones. Last June I had a 
wonderful time at Bill's 20th seeing 
those friends we both had in the Class 
of '33, meeting their families and in- 
troducing our children to the campus, 
now we're waiting and hoping that 
enough of it seeped in so when they are 
ready for college it will be Bucknell. 
Eddie Myers, our genial class prexy, is 
busy planning along with Buck Shott 
so our 20th will be The Reunion. 

Hope you've missed our class news 
enough to write even if only to bawl 
me out. Seems tho, I was ill and spent 
some time in the hospital and altho I 
can't show you my scars was unable 
to write the "begging for news letters" 
that class reporters do. 

Harry C. Fithian, Jr. is the new presi- 
dent of the Lycoming County Alumni 
Club. Why not help him do a better 
job if you're in his area^-get to those 
meetings. 

Edward C. Myers is now assistant 
vice president in the industrial rela- 
tions dept. of U. S. Steel Corp. Eddie 
has been affiliated with U. S. Steel since 
graduation. He resides in Pittsburgh 
with his wife Edna Cleckner Myers '33 
and their lovely daughters Wendy and 
Sandra at 1236 Murray Hill Ave. 

Lee A. Grove is now a Lt. Colonel, 
having graduated from the regular 
course. Command and General Staff 
College, Fort Worth. At present he is 
an instructor of Command and General 
Staff subjects (GI) at the Medical Field 
Service School, Brooke Army Medical 
Center, Fort Sam Houston. Lee and his 
family live at 619 Byrnes Dr., San An- 
tonio, Tex. 

Got a wonderful letter from Vince 
Wayland who is minister at the Church 
of Christ (Federated) in Warner, N. H., 
the town Life selected as New En- 
gland's most typical town. He tells of 
the arrival of Kerell Powell Wayland 
on March 10 to join Vince, 12, and 



Cheryl Lynn, 8. Vince taught school 
for 5 years then attended Colgate- 
Rochester Seminary for 3 years, then 
18 months in Ohio with the Baptist 
Home Mission Board; three years as 
minister to the Baptist students, ci- 
vilian protestant chaplain to the V-12 
unit and minister of the Oberlin, Ohio 
Baptist Church. Then nearly five years 
in Pittsburgh before New Hampshire. 
He and his wife Frannie have enjoyed 
every moment of it. Made me think 
when he recalled how we used to sit 
and listen to Dr. Karraker lecture on 
"Imperialism and World Politics." Lit- 
tle did we realize in our ivory tower 
then how important a part it would 
play in our lives. 

Guess that's all for now. If any feel 
noble and would like to volunteer to 
make our 20th reunion the best ever 
please let Eddie Myers know pronto. 
Incidentally don't feel you have to be 
a huge success to write to me. Most 
of us have been plugging away and 
leading average lives; but wouldn't it 
be consolation to read about each 
other? I'm just a housewife with two 
live wire youngsters — busy with P. T. 
A., Girl Scouts, teaching Sunday school, 
absorbing culture at Woman's Club and 
A. A. U. W. and counting silver threads 
among the gold. Bill and I traveled 
to Easton with some friends to see the 
Lafayette game and I must confess I 
saw only old-timers or undergrads. How 
about more of us in-betweeners sup- 
porting our fine coach and his team. 
We can't always win but with more 
alumni at games we could cheer them 
along. 

CLASS OF 1935 

Class Reporter: MRS. FREDERICK A. STRALEY 

(Metta Farringtonl 

Furnace Rd.. R. D. 1, Lewisburg. Pa. 

Mrs. A. P. L. Peters (Margaret Elea- 
nore Weddell) kills two birds with one 
stone; when her young sons receive 
U. S. dollar currency as gifts she sends 
them as her contribution to the Buck- 
nell Alumni Fund and gives the 
youngsters the equivalent South Afri- 
can currency, thus eliminating ex- 
change charges. Pretty neat move, we 
think, and the fund appreciates the 
thoughtfulness. Peg is married to 
A. P. L. Peters who is an engineer with 
the Morgan Crucible Company Ltd. of 
London. The Peters family which in- 
cludes two sons, Michael 7, and Chris- 
topher, 4, live at 60 Valley Road, Park- 
town, Johannesburg, South Africa. 

CLASS OF 1938 

Class Reporter: MRS. JOHN B. DEMPSEY 

(Anne CulbertsonI 

377 N. Main St., Romeo, Mich. 

Jeanne Kurtz Esser tells us of the 
arrival of a fourth of July present, a 
third boy. 

George Porter is the new treasurer 
of the Washington, D. C. Alumni Club. 

"C. H." Richardson has compiled a 
booklet "Ruminate with '38." If you 
haven't sent for yours, mail one dollar 
to the Alumni Office, available while 
they last. 

Dr. Robert M. Streeter has been elect- 
ed to membership in the Bucknell Uni- 
versity chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, na- 
tional scholastic honorary fraternity. 
Dr. Streeter is now an associate pro- 
fessor of English and chairman of the 
undergraduate English department at 
the University of Chicago. 

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey W. Travis an- 
nounce the arrival of their first child, 
Malcolm Winfield, born February 15. 

DECEMBER 1953 



LOOKING BACKWARD 

Fifteen Years Ago — 1938 
One hundred and seventy voices, the larg- 
est mixed chorus in Bucknell history pre- 
sents Handel's ">Iessiah." 



CLASS OF 1939 

Class Reporter: MR. DA\TD R. BAGENSTOSE 
Conestoga Rd.. Wayne. Pa. 

Donald Roselle and his bride Trudi 
(of two years) are both as proud as 
punch of their daughter, Constance 
Faith, born March 6. Don spent three 
years with the Air Transport Command 
as first lieutenant. Since the war, he 
has joined the H. L. Yoh Co., industrial 
consultants as mechanical engineer. 
Everj'thing is "rosey" on the Roselle 
horizon. 

Robert F. Seers was married to Eliza- 
beath Shotsberger in 1947. Bob is now 
proprietor of the Buick agency after 
serxong five and a half years as captain 
in military service. 

L a r n i e B. Shaw married Francis 
Tomlinson in 1943 and they now have 
three daughters. Larnie received his 
master's degree at Temple University 
with psychology as his major. Since 
graduation he has been deep in the 
various activities of the tug boat busi- 
ness. Today he is secretary-treasurer 
and general manager of the L. B. Shaw 
Inc., engaged in marine transportation. 
At the moment they are moving oil and 
chemicals on the East Coast. 

Robert H. Shipman is married to 
Mary A. Martz and is the father of two 
sons. After short hitches with the 
Procter and Gamble Company and the 
PennsylvEinia Railroad Company, Bob 
served as captain and procurement offi- 
cer in the Ordnance Division of the 
U. S. Army. In June of '46 he joined 
Day and Zimmerman Inc. and is now 
director of purchases. 

Dr. D. R. D. Shupe is deep in the gen- 
eral practice of medicine. Dave mar- 
ried Betty Jane Vance in 1943. They 
are parents of twins, David and Diane, 
as well as Sybil Kathleen. Dave spent 
thirty months as major in the Medical 
Corps serving in the E. T. O. Besides 
being president of the Florence Lions 
Club and superintendent of Florence 
Presbyterian Church Sunday School, 
Dave is an Elder of the Church and ac- 
tive in the York Rite Masonic Bodies, 
Knight Templar. 

CLASS OF 1940 

Class Reporter: MRS. JAMES A. MILLER 

I Mary McCrinai 

1220-E Brackenridge Apts., Lake Austin Blvd., 

Austin. Tex. 

Isaac Miller has been elected presi- 
dent of the Williamsport Education As- 
sociation. 

If you enjoy these excerpts from a 
letter from Alice "Ted" Healey Sa- 
vidge, which she says is a belated — or is 
it early — Christmas greeting, how 
about making your reporter's Christ- 
mas merry by writing too. 

"Jean. 10. David. 8. and Drmit, 6. add up to nor- 
mal, delightful (they look so peaceful when slccp- 
Ingi, noisy problems which children have a habll of 
adding up to. 

■I ((ot to attend the Bucknell alum dinner held In 
connection with the American Baptist Convention. 
Hart a s;v,o time Ward Oace '38. Tony VastiuM 37. 
Rolh Oraham Rur.sell 38 of our generation at hand. 
Ken liannrnhaoer 41 cpi.nl an afternoon with us as 
we explored new roads In the mountains. 

■When east In November I visited with Art Cal- 
vin '38 and his family had a delightful visit. 
Marian Welnbercer '42 came down from New Haven 
when re were all back In March — you can know that 
we talked and talked Went on campus and had a 
goo<l visit with the Bonds, 

■■We tried to locatt John Zeller ^41 with no suc- 
c«s<. But we did meet our best man quite unex- 

U K C K M B K K 1 » 3 3 



pectedly — since we had supposed he was still in 
Michigan — as we were leaving Zeller's home, and 
went over and visited with Bill and Julie." 

From the September Alumnus a re- 
port on the internship program of the 
National Institute of Public Affairs by 
Russell Hess: 

"On leaving Bucknell. I came to Washington in 
the fall of 1940 to participate in the work study 
program under the aegis of the N, I. P, A. Inciden- 
tally, I am doubly indebted to the institute, because 
it selected a girl to be part of our intern group who 
subsequently became my wife and the mother of our 
three sons," 

"Tlie last two years it has been my privilege to be 
associated with the most daring and challengirg 
federal program in the post-war era, the Point IV 
or technical cooperation program, in which I serve 
as executive officer for the Near East and indepen- 
dent Africa," 



CLASS OF 1941 

Class Reporter: 

MRS, WILLIAM F, HASSELBERGER 

(Jean Steele i 

1518 Westmoreland Ave,, Syracuse, N. Y, 

Mr. and Mrs. J. Kenneth Brown '42 
(Evelyn Day) wrote to tell us of their 
third daughter, Arlene Jeanette, born 
July 3. Her sisters are Janice, 4, and 
Joanne, 2%. Congratulations! Their 
address is 1810 Griflfith St., Phila. 11. 

William W. Eitel, methods manager, 
has been appointed an officer by the 
Board of Directors of the Home Life 
Insurance Co., New York. Bill, a mem- 
ber of Kappa Sigma, began his career 
with Home Life in 1935 interrupting 
his service with the company to attend 
Bucknell where he earned the bachelor 
of arts degree. After a hitch with the 
Air Force, from which he was separated 
as captain, he returned to the Home 
Life Insurance Co. where he has made 
splendid strides. 

Had a letter from Inza McNabb Dip- 
pert. Her address is 57 Ivy Lea, Ken- 
more 23, N. Y. Inza, when you come 
to Syracuse next time look us up. Inza 
went to Philadelphia for Ruth How- 
ley's '43 wedding. Saw Jean Alston 
Wagner (Alston, let me hear from you) 
and Estella Howley '44, who were 
bridesmaids. Jean has a little boy, 
Walt, Jr. 

Donald E. Wilson completed four 
years as an attache in the American 
Embassy at Wellington, New Zealand. 
He has been transferred to the Em- 
bassy at Copenhagen, Denmark. Don 
and his wife sailed from N. Y. on the 
S.S. Stockholm in October. He is con- 
nected with the United States Informa- 
tion Agency and will be in charge of 
disseminating information concerning 
the United States through radio news, 
magazine feature articles, and will also 
administer the Fulbright and other ex- 
change scholarships. 

Rev. Herbert E. Richards, husband of 
Lois Marcey Richards, received the 
honorary degree of doctor of divinity 
from the College of Idaho in May. His 
religious radio programs have a state- 
wiiie audience in Idaho. 

George L. Narber continues his popu- 
larity in the South recently elected 
vice-president of the Gulf States Chap- 
ter of the National Association of Cost 
Accountants, we now learn that he has 
earned a new title: City Councilman of 
Pensacola, Fla. Of course, George con- 
tinues his service with the Armstrong 
Cork Co. in the Florida city. 

Chester T. Winters '44 and his wife, 
the former l'My.:i\u:ih I)y<;r, ;iic now at 
the Baptist Church in the Great Valley, 
R. D. 1, Wayne. They have two chil- 
dren, Tommy, 4'/2, and Jean, 2V2. 

Thanks so much for the letters, its 
wonderful hearing from all of you — 
wish more of you would write! 



CLASS OF 1943 

Class Reporter: MRS. EARLE E, BENTON 

(Norene Bond) 

130 Effingham PL, Westfleld, N, J, 

Dr, Russell McQuay is serving as 
head of the department of pathology 
at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, 111. 

Betty Newell writes that she and Ed 
Kelley were married on Oct. 25, 1952, in 
All Hallows Episcopal Church, Wyncote. 
They bought a house at 338 Hewett 
Rd., Wyncote. 

It is with real regret that I must an- 
nounce the death of our classmate, M. 
Francis Reardon, who died on April 23, 
While at Bucknell he was a member of 
Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. 




THE DIFFENDERFERS OF JOHNSTOWN, PA. 

Here are the four children of James W. Diflfen- 
derfer. Jr, '4:!. and Sarah Fry Diffenderter '44, 
Seated left to right are Margaret, Robert, Jane, and 
Tom. 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Griffin have a son, 
Glenn Ward, born June 10. They also 
have a daughter, Nancy, 2. 

One baby I am sure of is Lucy Anne 
King who was born on June 2, to Jim- 
mie and Lucy Hoffman King. They are 
living at 6947 Horrocks St., Philadel- 
phia 24. 

George Jenkins and his wife, the for- 
mer Elizabeth Morley, recently visited 
the campus. They are living in Dear- 
born, Mich., where George works for 
the Standard Oil Company of Detroit. 

Johnney Johannenson was awarded 
the Ph.D degree by Case Institute of 
Technology in Cleveland, O. in June 
1953. Congratulations! 

A card from Harriet Lynn Simmonds 
brings news that she was expecting her 
second child about reunion time last 
spring. Boy or girl, Harriet? 



LOOKING BACKWARD 

Ten Years Ar:o — ]!)4;i 

The Bisons opened their cape season with 
a 'iU-'iii win over Penn Stale. 



CLASS OF 1944 

Class Reporter: M.RS, ROBERT P, BAKER 

(Honey Rlilncsmith) 

LIndys Liiko. R, D,, Butler, N, J, 

A long distance call from Mary Lewis 
Strittmattor in September all but 
floored me. The previous week Mary 
Straus (Mrs, E. J, Millikin) had visited 
her and I guess they became nostalgic, 
hence, the call, and it was wonderful! 
(We all lived on 3rd floor elevation, 
Larison . . . over 13 years ago!) Mai 
and Ken adopted their second child 
this year — a daughter, Kim, Their son, 
Jeie, is three. Bill and Dottie Bunnell 
Palmer and the children spent an nf- 
Icrnoon with us tluriny the summci'. 
We also had a visit from Penn.y and Art 
Bald '43. Sandy Sanger '47 took time 
out to write of im;eting Frank De An- 
gelis, his wife and two children, in 
Carmei, Calif. In Sandy's words, 
"hadn't seen Frankie in 11 years. He's 

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THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS is published in January, March, April, June. 

September, October and December by Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa. 

Member — American Alumni Council 

OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION 
MRS. J. B. KELLY (Emily Devine '21), President, 1569 Metropolitan Ave., New York 62, 

N. Y. 
PAUL E. FINK '29, First Vice President, 606 N. Arch St., Montoursville, Pa. 
WILLIAM S. LIMING '33, Second Vice President, 396 Andrews Rd., Ea.st Williston, L. I.. 

New York. 
DAYTON L. RANCK '16, Treasurer, 35 Market St., Lewisburg, Pa. 
JOHN H. SHOTT x'22. Secretary and Editor, 116 Faculty Court, Lewisburg, Pa. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
PAUL E. FINK '29, 606 N. Arch St., Montoursville, Pa. (1951.). 

MRS. J. B. KELLY (Emily Devine '21), 1569 Metropolitan Ave., New York 02, N. Y 
LAWRENCE M. KIMBALL '23, Box 226, Vineland, N. J. (1954). 
DANIEL M. ROOP '45, 19 Vine St., Danville, Pa. (1954). 
KENNETH W. SLIFER '20, 177 Briar Hill Lane, Woodbury, N. J. (1954). 
WILLIAM S. LIMING '33, 396 Andrews Rd., East Wiiliston, L. I.. New York (1955). 
JOSEPH T. QUICK '38, Wriglit Rd., R. D. 2, Newtown, Pa. (1955). 
MRS. JOHN A. RHODES (Helen E. Bodine '20), 1035 N. Negley Ave., Pittsburg 

(1955). 
CLAIR G. SPANGLER '25, 214 N. Sixth St., Reading, Pa. (1955). 
JOHN F. WORTH '37, 233 N. Galveston St., Arlington, Va. (1955). 
MRS. BROWN FOCHT (Florence Utt '26), 239 Market St., Lewisburg, Pa. (1956). 
BRUCE J. MILLER '27, 112 Devoe Rd., Chappac|ua, N. Y. (1956). 
ALLEN A. RARIG '29, 528 Lindbergh Way, Lewistown, Pa. (1956). 
DONALD H. SHOLL '42, Munn Lane E., R. D. 1, Haddonfield, N. J. (1956). 
P. HERBERT WATSON '37, 67 Prospect Ave.. Norristown, Pa. (1956). 

( ) Year Term Expires. 



(1954). 



h 6, Pa. 



in the wax business in Sacramento with 
his brothers. He looks fine and has a 
lovely family." Visited Dud and Jean 
Newsom Waldner '46, in M o n t c 1 a i r, 
where they bought a huge house, did a 
tremendous job redecorating it them- 
selves, and deserve credit galore for 
their beautiful results. Margie Strouse 
Jones writes that Chuck '42 is now a 
assistant professor in family relations 
at the University of Illinois. He re- 
ceived his Ph.D. from Cornell in Au- 
gust. To quote Margie, "having a house 
is heavenly after a 2 bedroom apart- 
ment with the four children! Our ad- 
dress is 405 Hessel Blvd., Champaign. 
111." 

Bob Keegan, big right handed hurler 
of the Chicago White Sox, spoke at a 
stag dinner held by the Chicago Sigma 
Chi's on September 23. Bob wound up 
his first season in the big leagues with 
a 7-5 record. 

BIRTHS: A son, Andrew Kelton, on 
May 24, to Ralph and Betty Evans 
Frankhn. Mr. and Mrs. Robert White- 
heads '42 (Carol Sproul) have a son, 
Charles Edward, born September 9. 
Mr. and Mrs. Sid Perrys (Hope Woh- 
nus) have a daughter, Margaret Ann, 
born August 7. Mr. and Mrs. Burr 
'tVilliamson (Sylvia Cliffe '45) have a 
daughter. Donna Louise, born Septem- 
ber 10. The Charles Murphys (Ottilie 
Fredericks) have a daughter, Mary 
Margaret, born May 20. The Merle 
Smiths '49 (Rosemary Palmer) have a 
daughter, Clair Christine, born Septem- 
ber 3. Mr. and Mrs. Ron MacPhersbn 
(Ruth Cooper) have a daughter, Gwen- 
dolyn Lee, born October 17. 

Whew! Thank you again and again 
for all news. Happy Holidays from the 
four of us. 

CLASS OF 1946 

Class Reporter: MRS. WILLIAM HARSHBARGER 

(Jeanne Phillipsi 

666 Osborne Ave., Morrisville, Pa. 

The Rev. Edmund W. Fetter has be- 
come chaplain to protestant students at 
the University of Rhode Island and 
Executive Director of the University of 
Rhode Island Christian Association. Ed- 
mund is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Newton 
C. Fetter '09. 

Dr. Harry H. Haddon, Jr. has enrolled 
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at the University of Pennsylvania for 
post graduate work. 

Dr. and Mrs. John H. Morton (Ruth 
Irland) are the parents of their second 
child, a daughter, Nancy Lawson, born 
October 9. Their other child is a son, 
two years old. 

Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Richardson (Jean 
DeGroat) have moved into their new 
home. Their address is Farist Road, 
Fairfield, Conn. 

Dorothy Anne Steiner was married 
on September 19th to Dr. Grant E. 
Hunter, of Jeanette, Pa. They are liv- 
ing at 423 Culbertson St., Greensburg. 

CLASS OF 1947 

Class Reporter: ROGER S. HADDON, Esq. 
243 Water St.. Northumberland, Pa. 

BIRTHS: Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johnson 
announce the birth of a son, Peter, on 
May 14. Mr. and Mrs, Earle S. Fedigo, 
Jr. (Betty Snyder '49) have a son, Rob- 
ert Earle, born April 22, Mr. and Mrs. 
James A. Donaldson '48 (Peggy Ran- 
dolph) have a second daughter, Susan 
Lyn, born in May. Mr. and Mrs. Ken- 
neth Warren (Isabelle Kent '43) are the 
parents of a son, Jeffrey Scott, born 
May 5, 

CLASS OF 1948 

Class Reporter: MISS JOANN GOLIGHTLY 
106 N. Grove St.. East Orange, N, J, 

Now that Homecoming is over, what 
a weekend that was, let's get together 
at our local alumni meetings and sup- 
port Bucknell, 

Ruth A. Ellis received a degree of 
master of social work from the Univer- 
sity of P'ttsburgh in June. 

Joann G. Golightly was recently 
elected secretary of the Metropolitan 
New York — New Jersey Alumni Club. 

Robert W. Haigh received the degree, 
doctor of commercial science, from Har- 
vard. 

Russell W. Luck, recently discharged 
from the Air Force, has accepted a posi- 
tion as a research chemist with the 
Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pitts- 
burgh. 

William H. McChesney was elected 
treasurer of the Metropolitan New 
York — New Jersey Alumni Club. 



Ruth E. Rice was recently married to 
John W. Garinger. 

George Rif endif er and his wife 
thought we classmates would be inter- 
ested to know that they have an eight 
year old daughter, Janet Lynn and a 
one year old son, George Richard, and 
can be addressed at 502 Highland Ave., 
Cheswick, N. J. 

Albert E. Schmidt who had a bout 
with polio is back in his office at Wilkin- 
son-Todd Insurance Service in Cleve- 
land, where he serves as vice-president. 
Al and his wife, the former Edith 
Plumb, are the parents of Jimmy, 4, and 
Robbie, 2. 

Harold "Steffie" Steft has been named 
football coach and instructor in math 
in the Minersville High School. 

Dr. John W. Whitenight received the 
degree of doctor of osteopathy from the 
Philadelphia College of Osteopathy in 
June. John will be interning at the 
Harrisburg Osteopathic Hospital. 

Richard J. Zott has been appointed 
field representative in the metropolitan 
New York area for the A. B. Murray 
Co., Inc., tubular steel products dis- 
tributor of Elizabeth, N. J., and 
McKeesport. 

Your reporter sailed on the Queen of 
Bermuda, with Eleanor V. Lemanski 
on June 13. We were met at the Elbow 
Beach Hotel by Dot Harrison '48 and 
Helen Harrison '53. Toured the "isle of 
coral" by bicycle, motor bike and Aus- 
tin (on the left-hand side of the road, 
of course) — shopped in the capital, 
Hamilton, for the usual tourist bargains 
— ate extravagently, then flew home all 
too soon via Pan American in just three 
hours! 




Lelt to Right — Doroth.v L, Harrison ^^ I I< iiioi ^ 
Lemanski, Helen Harrison *53, J, (;. <»oli„htlj '4h. 

A most welcome and interesting let- 
ter came to me from Jeanette Loo Wong 
of Lake Hopatcong, N. J. Lindy and 
her husband. Kit Y. Wong, have a son, 
Richard Hsiang-Hua Wong, born Janu- 
ary 28. Lindy also sends word that 
Carlos Tang graduated from the College 
of Dentistry, New York University and 
has gone back to Panama where he has 
opened his own dental office. 

MARRIAGES: Elizabeth Billhime to 
Belmont G. Farley; Edmund A. Brum- 
mer to Betty Hamrick both on April 
25. Jean Featherly to Brendan T. 
Byrne on June 27. Gladys E. Kurtz to 
Jerome Anderson on August 1. 

BIRTHS: Mr. and Mrs. Norman 
Schaffer (Anita Coleman) have a sec- 
ond son, 'Thomas Lee, born May 9. Mr. 
and Mrs. Calvin Young '50 (Barbara 
Lehr) have a son, Russell Evan born 
June 3. A daughter, Robin Susanne, 
born January 17, to Mr. and Mrs. Rob- 
ert G. Scherer (Ruth A. Dusenbury '49). 
A daughter, Susan, born November 25, 
1951, to Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hochenedel 

DECEMBER 1958 



(Shirley J. Stokes). Mr. and Mrs. 
Ralph Derr, Jr. (Janet Wilbur) have a 
daughter, Sherrv Kris, born January 
30. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Davis (Flor- 
ence Kreitler) have a son, John Eric, 
born June 29. 

George J. Hermann has accepted the 
position of assistant professor of civil 
engineering in Bozeman State College, 
Bozeman, Slontana. 

Mr. and Mrs. I. Clint Marantz (Au- 
drey Johnson) are the parents of a son, 
Eric Milton, born June 24. 

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar E. Marbach (Dor- 
othy Merritt) of 101 Holly St., Toms 
River, N. J., announce the birth of Phil- 
ip Merritt on October 13. 

Stephen S, O'Neil and Betty Kepner 
were married September 27. Steve is 
a sports writer on the staff of the Har- 
risburg Patriot News. Mrs. O'Neil is a 
graduate of Geisinger Memorial Hos- 
pital School of Nursing. 



LOOKING BACKWARD 

Five Tears .4lgo — 1948 
The Bisons trip Swarthmore College's soc- 
cermen. "i-l, and thereby capture the Middle 
.\tlantic Conference title. 



CLASS OF 1950 

Class Reporter : MRS. DA VH) L. MTT.T.ER 

iM. Jane Kreideri 

614 Perm St.. New Bethlehem. Pa. 

Your reporter offers apologies for the 
absence of class reports in the last few 
issues of the ALUMNUS. She has been 
busy increasing the class census herself 
and wishes to report the birth of Ralph 
James Miller on June 7. 

Dr. Drew A. Barrett has graduated 
from Pennsylvania State College of 
Optometry and his office is located at 38 
W. Fourth St., Williamsport. 

Rev. M. Edgar Datesman was or- 
dained June 11 into the Presbyterian 
ministrj' as pastor of Port Alleghany 
Presbyterian Church, Port Alleghany. 

William Fearen, who was seen on 
campus at Homecoming, received his 
degree from the University of Pennsyl- 
vania in June and will serve as law 
clerk to Chief Justice Stern, Penns.yl- 
vania Supreme Court for one year. 

Charles Hall has been named athletic 
coach at the Pennsylvania Military 
Prep School, Chester. He will coach 
football, basketball and baseball. 

Jack E. Hester is going to teach his- 
tory and coach junior high basketball 
in the Montoursville High School. 

John C. Hoover has been appointed 
youth work director at t h e Central 
Branch Y. M. C. A. in Atlantic City. 
John, who formerly taught in the Wil- 
liamsport schools, now lives at .51 A. 
Atlantic Ave., Pleasantville, N. J. 

Mr. and Mrs. John G. Rickard (Mar- 
.jorie Lawler '.51) report that it's great 
'o be home again from Rangoon, 
Burma, where John had been working 
for Smith, Kline and French Co. 

Lt. (jg.) Malcolm Root is the execu- 
tive officer of an ATF operating out of 
Newport, R. I. Friends and classmates 
can correspond with him at USS Lui- 
sfeno ATF 1.56, c o F. P. O,, New York, 

.V. y, 

William Shaffer has been named as- 
»i.stant Kuperintendent of Union County 
schools, 

Edmund Sobolewski, a graduate stu- 
dent of Syracuse, is the recipient of a 
follow.ship in chemical engineering 
.spon.s')r<-fJ by Solvay Proces.s Division, 
Allied Chemical and Dye Corp, 

t> V. C K M II K K 11/ .-. ?. 



Bruce Starr has been elected a mem- 
ber of the faculty of Ralnho Township 
High School. 

Among the familiar faces at Home- 
coming Weekend were Mr. and Mrs. 
Irv Williams (Ellie Leiper). Irv is hop- 
ing to enter medical school in the near 
future. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jackman '49 
(Shirley Mathieson) were showing off 
pictures of their two boys, Teddy, 2^/2 
and Billy, 9 months. They have just 
moved into their new home at 1471 
Frances Lane, Plairrfield, N. J. 

We recently received word that Mr. 
and Mrs. Edward Yancavage '52 (Ruth 

Ramsay '50) are living at 33 Myrtle St., 
Springfield, Mass. Ed is working in the 
plastics division at Monsanto Chemicals. 

MARRIAGES; John P. Marcinek and 
Margie Gribbin, May 20: S. Karl Miller 
and Emily L. Evans, May 9; George W. 
Stanton to Sara L. Baumgardner '52, 
June 20; William Webber to Elizabeth 
Brough, June 10; William White to Rose 
M. Sibley, April 5; Glenna M. Godley to 
William B. Nolle in June; James L. D. 
Roser to Katherine Stainton in August; 
William Wolensky to Anne Morrison in 
July; June M. Miles to John F. Collins 
in September; Lester L. Murray and 
Jacqueline Shult, August 8. 

BIRTHS: A daughter, Karen, born 
October 10 to Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ir- 
land (Catherine Klotz '51); Mrs. and 
Mrs. John K. Thamman, Jr. have a son, 
John Charles, born September 3; Mr. 
and Mrs. Edwin Yarnall, Jr. (Dorothy 
Judd '49) have a daughter, Jean Patri- 
cia, born July 8; A daughter, Linda 
Ann, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Con- 
rad, Jr. en August 18, 1952; A daughter, 
Lisa Stone, to Mr. and Mrs. John Jeifer- 
son (Sydney Anderson) in July; A 
daughter, Lanamarie Nancy, born July 
6, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bean. 

DEGREES; Bernard Dohrmann, 

bachelor of laws from Franklin Thomas 
Backus School of Law, Western Re- 
serve: David B, Fawcett, Jr., bachelor 
of laws from the University of Pitts- 
burgh; Harman L. Kuster, Jr., bachelor 
of divinity from Drew University; 
Floyd E. Romesberg, doctor of philoso- 
phy from University of Cincinnati 
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; 
Dale Derr, bachelor of laws from Har- 
vard. 

CLASS OF 1951 

Class Reporter: MISS FRANCES wn^KINS 
Apt. 74. 131C New Hampshire Ave.. Washington D. C. 

William S. Reitz, Jr. is now a lieu- 
tenant with the Air Force and is serving 
in Europe. 

Ronald E. Rinehart received a mas- 
ter of science degree in physics from 
the Pennsylvania State College on June 
4, 1953. 

Jim Stanton spent the last six months 
as a cook with the U. S. Bureau of Fish 
and Wildlife in Alaska but expects to 
return to the University of Washington 
this fall to continue his work in dra- 
matics. 

MARRIAGES: Walter J. Hall, Jr. to 
Anna M. Beitzel on June 21. William 
T. Musscr to Ethel L. Fisher on June 
28. Audrey T. Nichodcmus to Dr. Wil- 
liam L. Eubanks on June 27. Arthur L. 
Troast to Kathfrino S. Webster on June 
27. May B. Williamson to Raymond L. 
Britton on June 20. 

BIRTHS: A son, HiAnn-i. on March 
8, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Benjamin. A 
daughter, Marcia Lynn, on January 20, 
to Mr. and Mrs. Allen R. Malcolm 
^Tholma F. Jf.ssie). Mr. and Mrs. 
James II. Case fPcg Caughcrty) have a 
.son, James Hyder, bom February 17. 



A daughter, Pamela Rose, born April 
7, to Mr. and Mrs. W. Dale Hay (Norma 
Hunsinger). A son, Howard R., born 
February 2, to Mr. and Mrs. George R. 
Walsh (Jean Borden). A son, Ernest 
Louis III. born June 17, to Mr. and Mrs. 
Eniest Petersen, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. 
Joseph Kiningham (Pamela Watts) 
have a son, Daniel Watts, born Janu- 
ary 21. 










DOT HAWKINS ON THE DOCKS AT 
PORT OF BELEN, IQUITOS 

Dot Hawkins as she appeared while 
entertaining her parents in Peru last 
summer. Dot is serving in the Dis- 
bursing Office of the American Embassy 
in Lima. She plans to be back in the 
U. S. in June 1954 (see you at Alumni 
Weekend on the campus June 12, Dot) 
and can't wait to see lots of baseball 
games and cheer for the good old 
Phillies. 

CLASS OF 1952 

Class Reporter: MISS BARBARA SEGELKEN 
26 Fairmount Ave., Morristown. N. J. 

The Class of 1952 joins in expressing 
its sincere sympathy to the family of 
2nd Lieutenant William R. Hansman, 
USMCR, who was killed during the 
final hours of the Korean war. His 
many friends will remember Bill as the 
president of Theta Chi. The news of 
his death has come as a great shock to 
all of us. 

Donald A. Anderson has been com- 
missioned a second lieutenant following 
graduation from the 26-week Engineer 
Officer Candidate School at Fort Bel- 
voir, Va. 

We have recently learned that Lt. 
John B. Keeley, husband of Catherine 
Hill Keeley, is now stationed in Korea. 

Mr, and Mrs. Harry C. Snyder (Fay 
Adams '44) are the parents of three 
children: James Harry, Beth Ellen, and 
Edward Adams, who was born in July. 

CLASS OF 1953 

Class Reporter: MRS, JAMES A. CHAMBERS, JR, 

(Barbara Roomer) 

Boulevard Apts,, 8 Clark St„ Lodl, N, J, 

Joan Harris and William Taylor '52 

were mari-ied on June 27 and are now 
residing at 895 A Boulevard, New 
Millord, N. J. 

Nancy llciss has returned home aftei- 
an European tour. Nancy will teach ■ 
at an elementary school in Wayne this 
fall. 

ILarry A. Kurtz was married to Lil- 
li.-in M. W.'lli on June 14, 1952, 

fiilbcrt F. Norwood is serving as a 
doctor Willi the U, .S, Aii- Force in Japan. 

Nancy Valentine and Stcphan Terrel 
'52 were married September 12 and are 
now living in Rutherford, N. J. 

23 




0n bti^aii of tl)e campus familp — situbentsi, 
facultp, abminigtration — 3 sap **^ iRerrp €\)xi^t 
masi anb a ftappp Mt^ J^ear" to pou anb j>ou anb 
pou — pucknelliansi anb frienbsi of tfje ^nibers^itp 
rounb tt)e iuorlb. 



appreciate anb tfjanfe pou for tije toijole= 
tearteb sfpirit anb tfje generousi Ijelp pou ijabe giben 
^Ima iHater buring tfte pai^t pear, pesit tuisilj^g 
to eactj of pou for a fj^ppp i)olibap geasion anb a 
pear of superior acijiebetnent in 1954. 

iHrs. Cmilp Bebine Eellp *2l, 

^resiibent, General Alumni Association 



BUCKNELL 



ALUMNUS 



MARCH 1954 




THl^ PUi'IL BECOMES TEACHER 

SEE PAGE 2, 



DADS vs. GRADS 







Pictured above is what seems to be a private tussle between Al 
Fenton and Buck Shott. Such is not the case! This is a BIG fight 
— and YOU are in it. Actually, the picture symbolizes a contest being 
waged between the Bucknell University Fathers' Association and the 
Bucknell Alumni Fund. Al, secretary of the Fathers' Association, 
and Buck, director of the Alumni Fund, are just standing in for 
their respective organizations. 

The hassle really started last fund year when the Bucknell Dads 
made a threat to build the Fathers' Loyalty Fund to a higher dollar 
total than the total amount of the Bucknell Alumni Fund. With some 
2200 Fathers competing against 15,000 Alumni, it looked for a time 
as though the Dads would turn the trick. However, the Alumni pulled 
away approaching the wire and came up with a final $21,000 against 
$13,000 for the Dads. 

Thereupon, the Dads decided to issue a formal challenge to the 
Grads and offered the trophy to the fund which shows the greater 
improvement in 1953-54. The most equitable basis for this compe- 
tition seemed to be the percentage of improvement in participation 
between the two funds. 

The trophy has been donated by John D. Knies of Bethlehem, 
vice president of the Fathers' Association. No silver loving cup this. 
A unique combination of cast iron pipe, steel flanges, with steel rods 
for handles, this 25-lb. steel grey pot must be added to the awards 
owned by the Bucknell Alumni Fund, say the Alumni. The Dads are 
just as sure the trophy will be added to their loot. 

Based on results to December 31, the mid-point in the fund 
year, 786 Alumni or 5.3% have enrolled in the Alumni Fund effort 
compared with 2.9% at the same point last year. But the Dads have 
likewise improved their standing, with 4.7% enrolled this year against 
3.1% on the same date last year. 

At first glance it looks as though the Alumni stalwarts are leading 
by a comfortable margin. But the statisticians are quick to point out 
that the Grads are playing at great odds; for each 1% increase the 
Grads must find about 150 nezv givers to the Alumni Fund while the 
Dads can gain 1% with each 23 givers. However, the Grads have a 
veritable army of prospects as compared with the Dads. 

From now until June 30, 1954 Al and Buck will be tugging at 
opposite handles of that trophy and anghng for every tactical advan- 
tage they can muster but the final victory lies with YOU and YOU 
and YOU. Says Buck, "Alumni victory is assured if every Bucknell 
guy and gal who gave last year comes through again and if everyone 
who didn't contribute last year climbs on the band-wagon NOW." 



Page 
Alumni 

Albert F. Biiffiiigton '28 9 

John N. Feaster '30 9 

Edward M. Greene '95 7 

Franklin D. Jones '19 7 

Reginald P. Merridezv '37 9 

Robert E. Streeter '38 23 " 

C. Roger Test '52 S 

Alumni Fund Report 5 

Alumni Office Visitors 23 

Alumni Trustee Election 6 

Alumni Will Vote in April 7 

Bison Bows to : 22 

Book Shelf 5 

Class Reports 13-20 

Club Activities 11-12 

Dads vs. Grads 2 

How to Eat Your Cake and Have It Too 10 

Letters ■ ^ 

Dr. Magalhaes in England 10 

Olin Foundation Gift 3 

Progress of the Second Century Program 4 

Reunions, June 1954 12 

Sports 8 

We Visit Bucknellians in Europe 21 

What Our Readers Like and Dislike in 
the Magazine 10 

THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS 



Earl M. Richards '13, 



The Cover Picture — Dr 

explaining the St. Lawrence Waterway Project to his former teachers, 
H. Hunt, Dr. Frank E. Burpee, Professor Frank M. Simpson, Dr. 
E. Theiss, Dr. Floyd G. Ballentine. 
2 



M.S. '19, Honorary D.Sc. '46, 
(1. to r.) Miss Mary 
Richards, Dr. Lewis 



Vol. XXXVIII— No. 5 



March 1954 



Published in January, March, April, June, Sep- 
tember, October and D'ecember by 
BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY 
Entered as second-class matter December 30, 
1930, at the post office at Lewisburg, Pa., under 
the Act of August 24, 1912. 



Student Editorial Assistant: 



Sara Jane Anderson '54 



MARCH 1954 




-^ 



Second Century Program Aided by 
Olin Foundation Gift 



At a special convocation in the Davis Gymnasium on 
Friday, January 15, the University and community were 
thrilled with the electrifying news that a gift from the 
Olin Foundation of $900,000 will permit the early con- 
struction of a new science building to house the depart- 
ments of chemistry, physics, and mathematics. 

The new structure (architect's drawing at top of page) 
will be built of brick along architectural lines similar to 
the other main buildings on the campus. Its location 
will be on College Hill directly opposite the Engineering 
Building. The structure will contain approximately 
600.000 cubic feet. 

Dr. Joseph W. Henderson, acting president and chair- 
man of the Board of Trustees, in accepting the gift in 
the name of the University, pointed out that it reflected 
great credit upon the quality of the college academic 
program. 

"Our University has had a splendid reputation in the 
.-.ciences even though operating without the modern facili- 
ties which this grant will make possible," he declared. 

The Olin Foundation, whose headquarters are in 
.Minneapolis. Minn., was established in 19.37 by the late 
I-'ranklin W. f)]\n, well known chemical manufacturer, 
a graduate of Cornell University. A native of Vermont, 
.Mr. Olin moved to the middle west early in his business 
'•areer, where he started building powder mills. He 
ma.ssed wealth, and when in his eighties, set up the 
foundation bearing his name to "provide a program to 
train men for useful living." Ilc' ordcrerl that none of 
the foundation's money be used for jjropagaiida ])ur])Oses, 
and saifl that it should go instead only to cliarity or edu- 
ational organizations. 

Dr. Charles ].. Horn, who is president of the I'"ederal 
Cartridge Corporation as well as being president of the 
Olin Foundation, Inc., marie the jjresentation at the 
smrcial convocation. He pointed out that the ff>unflatioii 
first Ijccame interested in i'uckiiell ihrough Rowland 

MARCH 1*54 



Henry Coleman '29, son of Bucknell's vice president and 
dean, Dr. William H. Coleman. On June 3, 1952 Dean 
Coleman wrote Mr. Charles L. Horn, president of the 
Olin Foundation, presenting Bucknell's need for a modern 
science building. He was referred to Mr. James O. 




Dr. CImrles L. Iliirn, prc.'ildi'nt of tlic Ollii Foundation, Inc., and 
president of tlic Federal Cartridge Corporation, .sliow.i tlie arc.hitect'.H draw- 
irjK of the new F. W. Olin Sciem'C Huildinif. (I,, to li.) arc Dr. Dayton I,. 
I(aiiei< '111, vice i)rrHiderit and trciiKnrer of tlie llnivL'r.slly ; Mr. .lames (). 
Wynii, vlec presiilcnt ajid eounsel of the Olin FinindathHi, Inc.; Dr. .loseph 
W. Henderson, aelln(t prirsldent and (•hairaian of tlie Hoard of ■i'ruslecs of 
llncknell; Dr. Horn, Dr. Willhini If. Coleman, vice president and dean of 
Iliiekni'll University. 

Wynn of New York, vice-president of the Foundation. 
A conference with Mr. Wynn followed. Months later 
Mr. Wynn visited Jiuckneil to ins|)ei t our .science facili- 
ties. After much correspondence and several conferences, 
I he I'oiindalion decided to make the grant. In all, the 

3 



negotiations embraced a period covering a year and seven 
months. 

Announcement of the gift, largest single contribu- 
tion ever made to Bucknell, came at a special convocation 
attended by more than 2,000 students, teachers and ad- 
ministrative leaders. The new structure will include a 
central auditorium seating 212 students, numerous labora- 
tories, classrooms, offices for staff members and work- 
shops. 

Of the foundation's $900,000 gift, $125,000 has been 
allocated for the purchase of new equipment to supple- 
ment that now available. 

At present physics classes meet in the basement of 
East College and in a temporary annex ; mathematics 
classes are held in the Annex of 105-year old Taylor 
Hall. The present chemistry building, constructed 60 



years ago, is no longer adequate for present-day needs, 
Dean Coleman pointed out. 

Dayton L. Ranck, vice president and treasurer, told 
the enthusiastic audience that preliminary plans are already 
well under way by J. Frederick Larson, the university 
architect. Construction will begin as soon as possible, 
and the building should be completed for use in Sep- 
tember, 1955. 

Friday's meeting was a surprise convocation, not 
announced to students or faculty until a short time before 
it took place. Persons on the campus said it was the 
first time in the modern-day history of Bucknell that 
such a convocation had been held. 

In the audience were 1,850 students, 140 faculty mem- 
bers and administrative leaders along with wives of fac- 
ulty members and others. 



Progress on the Second Century Program 



The erection of the F. W. Olin Science Building will 
mark the halfway point in the University's Development 
Program for Bucknell's Second Century. The first item 
in this program was the new heating plant, which was put 
into operation in 1949. The second project in the pro- 
gram was completed in 1951, with the erection of the 
Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library. 

It is interesting to note that these first three items have 
been obtained from three difTerent sources. The Heating 
Plant was made possible by a fund-raising campaign 
which produced nearly $800,000 from thousands of Alum- 
ni and Friend ^ of the University. The Ellen Clarke 




Dr. Charles L. Horn, president of the Olin Foundation, Inc., announc- 
ing the S900,000 gift to tlie students and faculty at the special convocation 
on January I.^. 



Bertrand Library was realized through the generosity 
of a small group of individuals, notably the n, ember of 
the Board of Trustees for whom the building is named. 
The F. W. Olin Science Building has come from a private 
foundation because of an alert Alumnus-Administration 
combine that had the LTniversity's future constantly in 
mind. 

Of the six items originally listed as the goals of the 
Second Century Development Program, three remain to 
be realized. They are a Chapel-Auditorium, a Social 
Science building and additions to the Men's Gymnasium. 
How and when these buildings are obtained will depend 
in large measure on the alertness of every person who has 
ever come to know and love the University. 

4 



In the meantime, more immediate needs face the Uni- 
versity. The most pressing of these are the remodeling 
of Taylor Hall and the erection of a new men's dormi- 
tory. Taylor Hall, the old Academy Building, must be 
completely rebuilt. Originally this job was estimated at 
$200,000, including new equipment. A quiet efifort has 
been made over the past two years to obtain these funds 
and the University is hopeful of being able to start work 
on the building in June, despite the fact that the price 
of the job has risen by $25,000. 

The erection of a new men's dormitory has been the 
subject of a great deal of preliminary planning but the 
decision as to when the building will be started must await 
the completion of the financing plan. 

Preliminary specifications call for the erection of a 
U-shaped building to provide dormitory space for about 
225 men students. Adequate lobby and lounge space 
are included in the plans. A feature of the building will 
be a kitchen and cafeteria suitable for providing food 
service to the occupants of the dormitory. 

The job is not an impossible one, but neither is it 
easy. And more dormitory space for men is a paramount 
need, both from the point of view of study conditions 
and from the point of view of comfort and convenience of 
male students. Last year the University dormitories 
housed 559 men. For far too long there has been double 
occupancy in single rooms. The atmosphere generated 
by present crowded conditions is not conducive to schol- 
arship. 

These are difficult problems, but the same applied to 
the heating plant, the library and the science building. 
Bucknell has developed too much momentum to stop now. 



Merck & Company, manufacturing chemists of Rah- 
way, N. J. and Danville, have inaugurated the Merck 
Lecture Series at Bucknell which began February 11. The 
seven lectures open to the general public, will be slanted 
towards Bucknell students and personnel of the Merck 
plant at Danville. 



Nineteen pre-medical students of Bucknell University 
have been accepted by medical schools for graduate work 
next fall. Eight of the students will attend Temple 
Medical School, three at Jeft'erson Medical College, and 
the remaining eight will attend other medical schools in 
the United States. 

MARCH 1954 



BOOR SHELF 



WARFEL. Harry R. '20, Editor 

Letters of -Voii/i Webster 

Xew York : Library Publishers, 1953 

In Xoah Webster: Seboohnaster to Aiiter- 
iea (\936), Professor Warfel established 
himself as an authority on the famous lexi- 
cographer, and in this selection of 188 let- 
ters he is able to point up Webster's place 
in the Post-Revolutionary scene. 

Though Webster (1758-1S43) is justly 
known primarily as a dictionary-maker and 
as a schoolmaster to America, he was also 
a vivid, petulant commentator on the poli- 
tics, the economics, the science, and the re- 
ligion of his day. In 1786 he wrote to 
George Washington : "I must write : it is a 
happiness I cannot sacrifice." By 1843 Web- 
ster the scholar and partisan had happily and 
colorfully written numerous books, maga- 
zine and newspaper articles, and letters. His 
wide reading made him a full man : his vanity 
and choler made him an arrogant writer. 
It is no wonder that one of his contem- 
poraries called him "the critic and cock- 
comb-general of the United States." 

Included in Professor Warfel's edition are 
open and private letters to Madison. Hamil- 
ton. Jefferson, Franklin, and Daniel Web- 
ster. A rabid Federalist, Noah Webster 
wrote to Jefferson a caustic letter reviewing 
the first six months of Jefferson's first term. 
(Webster elsewhere convincingly claims that 
he was among the very first to suggest cer- 
tain doctrines of Federalism). An anti- 
British nationalist, Webster wrote a series of 
polemical letters to Joseph Priestley, whose 
two pamphlets addressed to the inhabitants 
of Xorthumberland, Pennsylvania were con- 
sidered by Webster to be anti-American and 
anti-Federalist. 

The letters give an intimate view of the 
difficulties Xoah Webster had to overcome 
before publishing, in 1828, Ait American Dic- 
tionary of the English Language, which Pro- 
fessor Warfel says is "the first monumental 
scholarly work completed by an .'\merican 
citizen." 

In his informative introduction. Professor 
Warfel puts into perspective Webster's con- 
tributions to philology. The introduction 
might well have made clearer, however, that 
by modern standards Webster is hardly a 
linguistic scientist. For example. Webster 
believed Cp. 48) that "Greek. Latin, English, 
and other European languages were all de- 
rived from the same root, the Celtic" ; and 
the learned man was not always aware of 
the best philological work of his contem- 
poraries. He nevertheless was surely the 
best lexicographer of his time, especially in 
the power to define words. 

F'rofcssor Warfel's notes to the letters and 

. the names mentioned in them are useful ; 
my quick test of the accuracy of the two in- 
dices proved successful. His text, though it 
slightly mwlifies the original documents, is 
es.scntially exact. The dedication to Profcs- 
■ T I>co L. Rockwell, his "mentor anrl friend." 

of course appropriate. 

In the Letters, Professor Warfel helps the 

^dcr to know Webster licttcr and to catch 

/mc direct glimpses of the formative years 
after the Revolution. 

— Hakrv R. Garviv, 

,\ssf)ciale Professfjr of English, 
Buckncll University 



Hugh L>. Sims, profo«s'ir of chemical eii- 
einecring at I'urkiirll, recently returned from 
'■ - annual mc-ting of the American Institut- 

• (Ihrmical r'.n«iiiecrs in St. l-ouis. \\<}. Mr. 

im* (Kirticipand in the scssifni for the toun- 
"lors of Mudcnt chapters of the organization, 

M .\ R r It I • s 4 



Report of 1953-1954 Alumni Giving by Classes 

Gifts received from July 1, 1953 — January 31, 1954 



s 




33 — 


< 


2 :- 


o 


Number of 
Contrilnitors to 
Fund and Capital 
Gifts 


a; 

c 

.2 


5 

s 

3 

5 


i 


Emeritus Club 
(Classes 1874-1903) 
















1886 


1 


S 25.00 


$ 25.00 


$ 


1922 


17 ? 


305.00 


$ 205.00 


$ 100,00 


1887 


1 


10.00 


10.00 




1923 


14 


208.00 


158,00 


50.00 


1889 


2 


8.00 


8.00 




1924 


19 


459.00 


209,00 


250.00 


1890 


1 


20.00 


20.00 




1925 


17 


425.00 


275.00 


150.00 


1891 


2 


45.00 


45.00 




1926 


20 


618.00 


418.00 


200.00 


1892 


1 


404.69 


404.69 




1927 


18 


417.50 


267.50 


150.00 


1893 


2 


10.00 


10.00 




1928 


21 


344.50 


194.50 


150.00 


1894 


3 


30.00 


30.00 




1929 


22 


523.00 


423.00 


100.00 


1895 


5 


138.00 


38.00 


100.00 


1930 


17 


213.00 


213.00 




1896 


3 


560.00 


60.00 


500.00 


1931 


26 


893.00 


293.00 


600.00 


1897 


1 


25.00 


25.00 




1932 


16 


417.50 


217.50 


200.00 


1898 


2 


55.00 


55.00 




1933 


21 


383.00 


333.00 


50.00 


1899 


5 


32.00 


32.00 




1934 


11 


307.00 


207.00 


100.00 


1900 


4 


67.00 


67.00 




1935 


15 


169.00 


169.00 




1901 


6 


752.50 


315.00 


437.50 


1936 


18 


803.00 


103.00 


700.00 


1902 


1 


65.00 


65.00 




1937 


20 


384.00 


284,00 


100.00 


1903 


8 


108.00 


108.00 




1938 
1939 


12 


173.00 


173,00 






















Emeritus 


49 


$ 2.355.19 


$ 1.317.69 


$ 1,037.50 


1940 
1941 


21 
24 


201.50 
179.00 


151,50 
179,00 


50.00 


1904 


8 


128.00 


128.00 




1942 


28 


193.50 


168,50 


25.00 


1905 


9 


195.00 


195,00 




1943 


27 


268,50 


158,50 


110.00 


1906 


7 


168.00 


68.00 


100.00 


1944 


17 


120.50 


70.50 


50.00 


1907 


11 


182.00 


132.00 


50.00 


1945 


16 


117.00 


102.00 


15.00 


1908 


15 


4,438.00 


438.00 


4.000.00 


1946 


22 


138.50 


138.50 




1909 


10 


289.00 


189.00 


100.00 


1947 


33 


150.00 


150.00 




1910 


13 


217.50 


177.50 


40.00 


1948 


31 


339.00 


139.00 


200.00 


1911 


12 


913.00 


113.00 


800,00 


1949 


52 


329.00 


329.00 




1912 


9 


114.50 


114.50 




1950 


38 


241.05 


241.05 




1913 


14 


10.766.00 


266.00 


10,500.00 


1951 


32 


223.50 


223.50 




1914 


8 


662.00 


162.00 


500.00 


1952 


42 


243.00 


243.00 




1915 


9 


182.50 


82.50 


100.00 


1953 


30 


121,00 


121.00 




1916 


15 


238.00 


238.00 




1954 


5 


23.00 


23.00 




1917 
1918 
1919 


13 
10 
18 


305.00 

73.00 

320.00 


255.00 

73.00 

320.00 


50.00 


Friends. 
Faculty and 
Administra- 
tion 5 


100.00 


100.00 




1920 


14 
15 


779.00 
440.00 


704.00 
290.00 


75.00 
150.00 


Totals 










1921 


1009 $33,168.24 


$12,315.74 


$20,852.50 



FOR 



This year— 7/1/53 to 1/31/54 
Ust year— 7/1/52 to 1/31/53 



COMPARISON 

1 No. of Donors 

1009 

630 



Amount Contriluitcd, 

$12,315.74 
6,868.09 



THE FUND YEAR CLOSES ON JUNE 30, 1954 



LETTERS 



(lidilor's Note): We like to print letters 
from alumni. Why don't you write us a let- 
ter that can be printed here? We will even 
fiiifl space for constructive criticism. No 
propaganda, please — except programs to make 
Bucknell stronger and stronger and Hiick- 
ncllians more and more loyal. Hold your 
letters to 300 words, or less, please. 

26 December 1953 
Gentlemen : 

I graduated with the class of June, 1952 
and in October of this year my wife and 1 
became parents of a girl, Marjorie Rae. 
Since I will ever be grateful for the oppor- 
tunities to which Hiickiirll oiiciicti the door 
for, I am very iniicli intrrcstcd in my child 
or children being afforded the same educa- 
tional opportunities. 



THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS is for- 
warded to me regularly by my father and in 
the latest issue a small article concerning a 
type of educational cndciwmeiil aroused my 
altciition. This strikes inc as a fine idea and 
I am very much interested in your plan. 
There are a few (|iieslioiis which I should 
like clarified, however: 

1. What is the arn<itmt of the payments? 

2. How many payments per year and for 
hciw lung a period ? 

3. At what rate is interest payable and 
can it be accrued or is il refunded in prem- 
iums. 

event that iiiifnrcsecii ciicum- 

Itide the beneficiary's attendance 

what are the provisions for a 



4. Ill the 
stances precl 
at Hiickncll, 
rcfuiiil? 



Very truly yniirs, 

Enskin C. RociiH Tk.st '52 

Disbursing Officer 

USS Mi.ssissippi ri'.Af; 128) 

5 



Alumni Trustee Election 



The Committee for the Selection of 
Alumni Trustee Candidates presents for 
your consideration the names of three 
Alumni to be balloted upon in April, 1954. 
We present below the names, pictures and 
biographies of the proposed candidates. 
Early in April ballots will be mailed to all 
Alumni whose addresses are known to be 
correct. The return envelope will be a 
combination mailer, providing for the re- 
turn of the ballot and a contribution to the 
Alumni Annual Giving Program — BUT 



YOU DO NOT NEED TO CONTRIB- 
UTE TO BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE. 
The voter will open the envelope at an 
indicated place, mark the ballot, insert it 
in the envelope, enclose a contribution to 
the Alumni Annual Giving Fund — if you 
have not made a gift since July 1, 1953, 
and feel inclined to do so — seal, and mail 
it. No postage required. On receipt at 
the Alumni Office the secrecy of the ballot 
will be maintained by separating the name 
and address of the voter from the ballot 



after which it will be placed in a locked 
ballot box. Balloting will end on Saturday, 
May 15, 1954. During the following week, 
a committee of alumni will open the locked 
ballot box, tally the votes and certify the 
results to the Board of Trustees. 

Please read the biographies printed be- 
low and kindlv retain this copy of THE 
BUCKNELL ALUMNUS for ready ref- 
erence when you receive your ballot. Only 
the names and photographs will appear 
on the ballot. 




GEORGE LAWRENCE ABERNETHY 

518 N. Main Street 

Davidson, North Carolina 

College Record: A.B. (cum laude) 1932 
Bucknell University; Scholarship in Phil- 
osophy, Oberlin College 1932-33; M.A. 
1933 Oberlin College; Fellowship in Phil- 
osophy, University of Wisconsin 1933-34; 
Fellowship in Philosophy, University of 
Michigan 1934-36; Ph.D. University of 
Michigan 1936; Faculty Fellowship, Fund 
for Advancement of Education (Ford 
'Foundation), for study in Comparative 
Religion at Columbia University 1952-53. 

Professional Experience: Professor of 
Philosophy, Culver-Stockton College 1936- 
40; Professor of Philosophy and Psychol- 
ogy. University of South Dakota 1940-46; 
Professor of Philosophy, Davidson Col- 
lege 1946 to date. 

Organizations: President of Culver- 
Stockton, University of South Dakota and 
Davidson Chapters of American Associa- 
tion of University Professors; President 
of North Carolina Philosophical Society 
1951-52; Chairman, Southern Hazen Con- 
ference 1951; Member of American Phil- 
osophical Association, Southern Society 
for Philosophy and Psj'chology, Ameri- 
can Sociological Society and Rural So- 
ciology Society. 

Personal Record: Born August 23, 1910, 
West Orange, New Jersey; married Helen 
McLandress August 25, 1936; children: 
Robert John Februarv 28, 1940; Jean 
Helen September 27, 1942. 



JOHN CHRISTIAN DECKER 

99 Parkwood Street 

WOliamsport, Pennsylvania 

College Record: A.B. 1936 Bucknell Uni- 
versity; LL.B. 1940 University of Penn- 
sylvania Law School; Kappa Sigma; Sig- 
ma Tau Delta; Delta Phi Alpha; Theta 
Alpha Phi; Editor of Student Handbook 
1935; Managing Editor, "The Bucknel- 
lian" 1933; Features Editor 1934-36; As- 
sistant Editor 1936 "L'Agenda." 
Professional Experience: Attorney at 
Law, Williamsport, Pa., since 1941. 
Organizations: Past Secretary, Lycom- 
ing Law Association 1951-52; Councilman 
of Messiah's Lutheran Church, South Wil- 
liamsport; Chairman of Committee on 
Church Music and Worship; Ivy Lodge 
397, F. and A.M.; Williamsport Consistory 
A. A. S. R.; Baldwin Commandery; Ado- 
niram Council, No. 26, R. and S. M.; Past 
Song Book Commissioner of Kappa Sigma 
Fraternity. 

Military Record: 2nd Lieutenant, 446th 
Coast Artillery A.A., 1942; Captain, Fi- 
nance Division, Field Investigations 
Branch, Office of Dependency Benefits, 
serving in Chicago and Cincinnati, 1943- 
45. 

Personal Record: Born September 27, 
1915, South Williamsport, Pennsylvania; 
married Elizabeth Ann Talley '27. June 
1944; children; John Frederick, March 
1949; William Alexander, February 1952. 
Bucknell Interest: Past President, Buck- 
nell Alumni Club of Lycoming Club; Co- 
Chairman, Lvcoming County, Heating 
Plant Drive; Delegate, 1952 and 1953. An- 
nual Assembly, General Alumni Associa- 
tion; Alumnus Adviser, Alpha Phi Chap- 
ter of Kappa Sigma, Bucknell, since 1946. 



THOMAS JAMES MANGAN 

34-27 79th Street 
Jackson Heights 72, New York 

College Record: B.S. 1921; Sigma Chi; 
Varsity Football, Quarterback, 1915-16- 
19-20. 

Professional Experience: Seaboard Na- 
tional Bank, N. Y. C, 1921-1922; Secretary 
and Credit Manager, E. Gerli & Co., Inc., 
N. Y. C. (Importers of Raw Silk); Past 
President, Raw Silk Importers Credit As- 
sociation; Secretary-Director, Mallinson 
Fabrics Corporation; Secretary-Director, 
National Fabrics Corporation; Executive 
Vice President and Director, W. H. Gaha- 
gan. Inc.; Gahagan Construction Com- 
pany; Director, West Branch Novelty 
Company; Chairman of Executive Com- 
mittee and Director, Mission Dry Corpo- 
ration, Los Angeles, California. 
Organizations: Past President, The 
Touchdown Club of New York; Member- 
Board of Governors, The Touchdown 
Club of New York: Past Vice President, 
Interfraternity Club of New York; Past 
President, Jackson Heights Golf Club; 
Past President. Jackson Heights Univer- 
sity Club; Oakland Golf Club, Bayside, 
Long Island; Pennsylvania Society of 
New York. 

Military Record: S. S. U., No. 524 Buck- 
nell Ambulance Unit, Sergeant, 1917-1919; 
Playing Captain, Paris War Area Basket- 
ball Team in A. E. F. Olympics 1919. 
Personal Record: Born, August 21, 1893, 
Washington, Pennsylvania; married Edith 
K. Chapin, Milton, Pennsylvania, June 8, 
1925. 

Bucknell Interests: Past President, Met- 
ropolitan N. Y. Bucknell Alumni Asso- 
ciation; President, Bucknell Athletic 
Council 1945-1952 (Member 1932-52); 



PLEASE SAVE THESE BIOGRAPHICAL RECORDS; ONLY THE PICTURES OF THE 
CANDIDATES WILL APPEAR ON THE BALLOT YOU RECEIVE IN APRIL 



Mr A R C H 19 5 4 



Honorary Member, Bucknell Athletic Ad- 
visorv Committee 1952-1954; Member. 
Bison Club; Winner of 1952 Bucknell 
Alumni Achievement Award; Chairman, 
Christy Mathewson Memorial Fund 
Drive; Campaign Committee, Fund Rais- 
ing for Stadium, Old Main Rebuilding. 
and Xew Power Plant. 



Jones '19 Consulting 
Chemist to General 
Industries, Inc. 




Gamma Delta and holds membership in the 
Mason bodies, Merion Golf Club, American 
Chemical Society, Franklin Institute, Amer- 
ican Society for Horticultural Council, 
American Institute of Chemists and is a 
member of the Board of Governors of the 
Amateur Fencers' League of America. 



Alumni Will Vote in April 

On Page 6 you will find the names, pic- 
tures and biographical records of the three 
candidates chosen to stand for election as 
Alumni Trustee to the Board of Trustees of 
Buclcnell Universitj-. One is to be elected 
by the general alumni body in April for a 
term of five years. 

The candidates were carefully chosen from 
a larger group of nominees suggested by lo- 
cal alumni clubs, class presidents, class re- 
porters, fund managers, members of the 
Board of Directors and the Alumni Fund 
Committee, as well as former alumni trustees 
and former presidents of the General Alumni 
Association. \\"ell over 500 alumni were can- 
vassed for suggestions. Furthermore, each 
issue of THE BUCKXELL ALUMNUS 
carried an outline of the procedure for nomi- 
nating a candidate by petition. 

After all suggested candidates have been 
listed the Alumni OfBce prepares a biograph- 
ical record of each candidate. These records 
are examined and discussed by the nine-mem- 
ber Committee for the Selection of Alumni 
Trustee Candidates, following which each 
committee member by secret ballot records 
first, second, third, fourth and fifth choices. 
By weighting the choices on all ballots the 
three top candidates emerge. The candidates 
with their pictures and biographical records, 
then appear in the March issue of THE 
BUCKNELL ALUMNUS, and in April 
ever}' alumnus with a known address receives 
a postage-free ballot for voting. After 
stud>nng the election procedures at scores of 
colleges, a committee of alumni have come 
to the conclusion that Bucknell's plan is as 
democratic as it can possibly be. Believe it 
or not, there are still some colleges where 
the alumni board selects one candidate and 
submits his name to the Trustees for ap- 
proval and election ! 

Alumni now serving on the Board of 
Trustees through election of that body, but 
who were originally nominated for member- 
ship by the General Alumni Association, in- 
clude: Dr. Harvey F. Smith '94, Robert L. 
Rooke '13, Dr. Mary B. Harris '94, Berkeley 
V. Hastings '13, Dr. Mary M. Wolfe '96, 
William R. White '26, and Andrew R. Math- 
ieson '20. 

Alumni now serving on the Board of Trus- 
tees, on nomination by the General Alumni 
Association, arc Clyde P. Bailey, Esq. '29 
rterm expires 1954) ; Russell E. Boyer '18 
n955) ; Dr. Arthur L. Brandon MA '27 
n956;; Dr. Emma E. Dillon '15 (1957) 
and Dr. Roy E. Nicodcmus '25 (1958). His- 
tory has supplied ample evidence that the 
members of the Board of Trustees, from 
whatever source .selected, serve not the Trus- 
tees, nor the Alumni Association, but the 
University, which is as it should be. 

Vou arc urged to exercise your prerogative 
to vote in a democratic election when you 
receive your ballot in April. Better study 
those biographical records now, for only the 
names and pictures of the candidates can be 
carried on the ballot. The ballot mailing 
will \>c a "double-duty" envelope mailer, pro- 
viding for the return of the voter's ballot 
and a contribution to the Alumni Annual- 
Giving ['rogram in one jKistage-frec enve- 
I'/pc. Alumni do not need to contribute to 
be cligibl'' to vote — this combination mailing 
is planned to save [Kistage and will result in 
a saving of atK<ut $400.00 on the outgoing 
awl return cnvclojics. 

M A ('. I- 1( I B.'. « 




DR. FRANKLIN D. JONES '19, D.Sc. '46 



Dr. Franklin D. Jones, as President of the 
Qass of 1919, is leading an all-out effort 
for the 3Sth Reunion of that class in June. 
As a feature of this Reunion, a "35-year 
later" L'Agenda is being assembled, and the 
best contribution that 1919 has ever made 
to the Alumni Fund is coming in. 

After graduating as one of Doc. Brown's 
chemical engineers, Franklin worked for Al- 
lied Chemical and Dye, New Jersey Zinc, du- 
Pont, Merck and Phillips and Jacobs. In 
1938 he organized the agricultural chemical 
department for American Chemical Paint 
Co., manufacturing agricultural specialties. 
While there he pioneered the use of 2-4D and 
similar chemicals as weedkillers, resulting in 
basic patents here and abroad. Nearly a 
hundred U. S. and foreign patents on weed- 
killers, plant hormones, insecticides and chem- 
ical processes have been issued to him. 

In 1946, at the centennial commencement, 
Bucknell conferred the degree of Doctor of 
Science on him. 

Since 1947, Dr. Jones has been a consult- 
ing chemist. Recently he was appointed to 
the consulting staff of General Industries In- 
corporated, an engineering firm of Philadel- 
phia. 

Franklin's wife is the former Lillian G. 
Butz, a Delaware graduate. They have two 
children, Roger F., a chemical engineer with 
duPont and a graduate of Haverford Col- 
lege, and Mary Lou, a sophomore at Swarth- 
more. Roger is so good a fencer that he 
hopes to be on the next U. S. Olympic Team, 
and he has interested his father into the 
sport, too. 

Besides fencing, Franklin's hobbies arc 
golf, and his collection of boys' books by 
G. A. Henty. 

His Henty collection contains 94 out of 
the 95 books that the noted author wrote is 
probably one of the most nearly completed 
collections of his works; 72 items in the 
collection were fir.st editions. Tin- books 
represent years of haunting secoml li:in.l 
bookstores from coast to coast. 

Another hobby is his armchair garden, 

meaning that in his garden he has a shrul) in 

flower every month of the year, such as the 

wifchhazcl that Buck Shott saw in February. 

Dr. Jones is an active member of I'lii 



Trustee Edward M. Greene 
95, Dies 

Bucknell University lost one of its most 
faithful workers with the death on Tuesday, 
December 29 of Edward M. Greene of the 
Class of 1895. 

Mr. Greene was for 31 years an active 
and capable trustee and patron of the Uni- 
versity. A lifetime resident of Huntingdon 
County, Pennsylvania, he died after a brief 
illness in the J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital, 
Huntingdon. 

He was the third generation of Greenes 
in the leather tarming business, being asso- 
ciated first with his father and later with his 
brother Raj'mond in the tanning industry. 
After his retirement from active business he 
spent his winters in Mission, Texas with a 
son and a sister who reside there. 

A frequent visitor to the campus on trustee 
business and for class reunions he maintained 
a broad interest in all University affairs. Just 
a few days before his death he attended a 
Bucknell-Juniata basketball game in Hunt- 
ingdon. 

The Greene family includes many Buck- 
nellians. His father, Calvin Greene was a 
patron of the University and his late brother, 
Raymond, was a member of the Class of 
1902. His sister, Mrs. Esther Greene Hamil- 
ton was a member of the Institute '96 class. 
Two sisters still surviving are Mrs. Ida 
Greene Watson, Mercedes, Texas, Institute 
'94, and Miss Nora Greene, Lewistown, Insti- 
tute '94. Mr. Greene is also survived by two 
sons, Edward M. Greene, Jr., Greenwich, 
Conn., and Waldo W. Greene, Mission, 
Texas. 

In 1900 he married the former Caroline 
Wittenmyer of the Bucknell Institute Class 
of '91, who died in 1942. Other relatives of 
Mrs. Greene who were Bucknellians include 
Mabel Wittenmyer, Institute '94, deceased. 
Bertha Wittenmyer, Institute '92, of Harris- 
burg and Samuel Wittenmyer, Institute '91 
of Whitford. 

On the campus Mr. Greene was a member 
of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He was active 
in the First Baptist Church of Huntingdon 
throughout his life. A life long Republican, 
he served on the Republican State Committee 
as Huntingdon County's representative and 
during World War I served as Federal Fuel 
Administrator for the county. 

Bucknell has lost a faithful servant of long 
standing. The University extends heartfelt 
sympathy to the surviving members of the 
Greene family. 



iJr. W. H. Sauvain, acting head of the 
education department, spoke on "Language 
Arts in the Elementary School" at a Study 
Council of Allegheny County Tcaclicrs and 
Administrators at Alfred University in New 

York. 

* * ♦ 

Dr, Hulda Magalhaes, associate professor 
of physiology at Bucknell, and Dr. Robert 
F. McCune, "as.sociate professor of physics, 
represented Bucknell at a recent conference 
on University Cooperation at the Brookha- 
ven National' Laboratory, Long Island, New 
York, lirdokhaven is a regional center at 
which scientists from institiilions, particu- 
larly tliose in Northeaslern United States, 
conduct research in the nuclear sciences and 
related subjects as part of the nation wide 
program of tlic Atomic F.nergy Commission. 

7 



By William J. Davis 
Assistant in- Public Relations 

Basketball 

Bucknell is experiencing a none-too excit- 
ing athletic season so far as the won-lost 
columns are concerned, but through the dark- 
ness comes a bright ray of sunshine in the 
form of her freshman basketball team which 
at this writing has won nine of its first ten 
games. 

The yearling five is regarded by local fol- 
lowers as one of the best seen hereabouts in 
recent years, and their record seems to bear 
that out. On four occasions they liave scored 
over 90 points, and against Bloomsburg State 
Teachers College Junior Varsity, they 
amassed a 103-point total. 

All of the members of the starting five 
are averaging over 13 points per game, and 
two of them are over the 17 point norm. 
They are not exceptionally rangy except for 
Center John Beatty who extends 6-5 up- 
wards. But they are fast, unusually good 
shots and as spirited and scrappy a crew 
as any coach would want. 

Leading the scoring parade is Jumpin 
Joe Baccelli of Niagara Falls, N. Y., who 
has scored 175 points thus far for a 17.5 
average. Joe's best night came against 
Bloomsburg when he scored 28. Right be- 
hind him is John Beatty of Charleroi, who 
is averaging 17.1 points. His best single 
game effort came against Lycoming College 
Junior Varsity when he hit for 25. 

Third highest, but perhaps the steadiest 
performer is Mike Corrigan of Kutztown, 
who averages 15.8 per game but has never 
scored less than 11 points in any single con- 
test this year. Next is Norm Voorhees of 
Meadville, who has scored 137 points and 



who seems to be improving steadily as the 
season rolls along. He garnered 25 as the 
Junior Herd trampled Penn State's Little 
Lions, 88-63. IVIarty Tannenbaum of Hack- 
ensack, N. J., boasts a 13.1 average. He 
popped in 23 markers early in the year 
against Lycoming for his best single game 
effort. 

This aggregation has come along rapidly 
under the direction of Coach Bill Lane, and 
varsity mentor Ben Kribbs is looking ahead 
anxiously to next season when he can add 
these youngsters to his varsity. 



Varsity Basketball Record 

Lehigh 73 Bucknell 61 

Dickinson 68 Bucknell 43 

Connecticut 80 Bucknell 64 

Juniata 83 Bucknell 60 



Albright 
Muhlenberg 
Bucknell . . 
Gettysburg 



77 Bucknell 61 

88 Bucknell 55 

76 Colgate 74 

88 Bucknell 52 



Albright ... 


.... 76 


Bucknell 


59 


Lafayette , - . 


, . , , 75 


Bucknell 


49 


Penn State . 


, . . 49 


Bucknell 


43 


Rutgers 


... 81 


Bucknell 


73 


Fresliinaii Basketball Record 


Bucknell 


.94 


Lehigh 


68 


Dickinson .... 


...65 


Bucknell 


61 


Bucknell 


...91 


Lycoming J.V. . 


66 


Bucknell 


...78 


luniata J. V. , . . 


54 


Bucknell 


...88 


Albright J. V. . . 


72 


Bucknell 


...103 


Bloomsburg J. V. 


62 


Bucknell 


...93 


Lycoming J. V. . 


80 


Bucknell 


...85 


Gettysburg 


75 


Bucknell 


...61 


Albright J. V. . 


51 


Bucknell , , . 


...88 


Penn State 


63 




FUTURE Bl CkMiLL HorHFULS— Six of the outstanding members of this year's once-beateni 
Buckiiel] freshman hve should be a great boost to Bucknell's basketball fortunes next season. They are: 
kneeling, left to right, Marty Tannenbaum, of Hackensack, N. J.; John Beatty, Charleroi, and Norm 
Voorhee.s. Meadville: stanchng, Danvin Scliaidey, Boyertown: Joe Baccelli, Niagara Falls, N. Y., and 
Mike Corrigan, of Kutztown. All. except Schanley are averaging over ten points per game. The Baby 
Bisons have won nine of thejr first ten games, including victories over the Penn State, Lehigh, and Gettys- 
burg yearlings, 



You'd Have to See It 
To Believe It 

Bucknell's freshman basketball team looked 
upon Penn State as their "big game" and 
were definitely "up" for the contest, but how 
far "up" could one team get? 

Joe Baccelli tossed in a set shot to open 
the scoring, and from that point on it didn't 
seem to matter who took aim and fired so 
long as he was a Bucknellian, for the ball 
couldn't seem to keep from slithering through 
the hoop. The BU Frosh missed tliree shots 
during the first period and had the fantastic 
lead of 35-8 at the end of the quarter. The 
game finally ended with Bucknell out front, 
88-63. 



1954 Football Schedule 

Sept. 25 — Muhlenberg .... AUentown 

Oct. 2 — Gettysburg Home 

Oct. 9— Lehigh Home 

Oct. 16 — Temple Philadelphia 

Oct. 23— Lafayette, HOMECOMING 
Oct. 30 — Boston University . . Boston 
Nov. 6 — Colgate . . Hamilton, N. Y. 

Nov. 13— Albright Home 

Nov. 20 — Delaware Newark, Del. 



Want to Join the Chain Gang? 

The Lhiiversity Christian Association is 
looking for alumni in various centers around 
the country who would be willing to serve as 
"hosts" for foreign students at Bucknell, who 
use their vacations to "See America." 

The idea, as explained by Forrest D. 
Brown, General Secretary, is to make it pos- 
sible for our guest students from abroad to 
see as much of the country as possible during 
Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and sum- 
mer vacations. They travel by bus or hitch- 
hike. "Stations" along the way provided by 
Bucknell alumni would make such trips much 
more meaningful, and make possible addi- 
tional local color. It would also enable alum- 
ni to meet some of the very fine students we 
have from overseas. Overnight accommoda- 
tions, and a tour of interesting places nearby 
would enhance their education. Many of 
these students want to see New England, 
the South, Florida, New Orleans, TVA, the 
middle west, and even the far west. As 
strangers they would feel more at home to 
find friends along the way. This past Christ- 
mas the Hostess of the French House wanted 
to see New Orleans, but hesitated to start 
off on such a long bus trip alone, and with 
no friends along the route. Miss Jeanne 
Barnes '39 of Niagara Falls has done an out- 
standing job for foreign students visiting the 
Falls at the conclusion of the Foreign Stu- 
dent Institute each summer. 

Alumni who would be willing to assist in 
this hospitality chain should communicate 
with Mr. Forrest D. Brown, Bucknell Uni- 
versity Christian Association. He will be 
glad to provide you with any further infor- 
mation, and to receive your suggestions. 



About a year and a half ago a student, 
George B. Spratt, and Dr. C. Harvey Pal- 
mer, associate professor of physics, began 
the construction of an apparatus to measure 
the speed of light. It is believed to be the 
only one of its kind in college use, can re- 
cord light velocity directly and will be used 
as standard laboratory equipment. 

MARCH 1954 



BuflSngton "28 on Long 
Run Radio Program 

When Albert F. Buffmgton aired his first 
"Der Xixnutz" radio program in 1946 he 
may have thought he was adding an avoca- 
tion to his main hobby of golf. Today, al- 
most 400 broadcasts later, his radio audience 
in the central Pennsylvania counties reached 
by Sunbury station \\'KOK eagerly await his 
friendly greeting : "^^'eIl, w-ie seid dier da 
mariya, dier lieva leit?" "Der Nixnutz" 
(Pennsylvania Dutch for "the mischievious 
one") has grown out of an active interest in 
scientific studies of the Pennsylvania Dutch 
dialect Bufiington began at Harvard while 
studying for his doctor of pliilosophy degree 
there. 







LE.\FIN"G THROUGH his fan mail. Dr. Albert F. 
Bufiington "28 finds 98 spellings of his radio name, 
some written on blackboard, rear. 

BuflF was born in Pillow, Dauphin Coun- 
ty, Pennsylvania, and in spite of his name, 
which is of English origin, he considers him- 
self a Pennsylvania Dutchman. His early 
life was that tj'pical of a rural youth and 
he became interested in livestock judging. A 
budding career ended when he misjudged 
the equipment of a cow in a cattle judging 
contest at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. 

After graduation from Eucknell in 1928, 
Buffington taught German at Central High 
School, Scranton, where he met and married 
the former Dorothy Lorine Harris. But he 
preferred college teaching and became a grad- 
uate student at Harvard, where he was award- 
ed the Master of Arts degree 09.32) and the 
Doctor of Philosophy degree C 19.37). Travel 
and study in Germany, France and Switzer- 
land gave him close contacts with the dialects 
spfjken in the Rhenish Palatinate, the section 
in Germany from which a large majority of 
the early German settlers in Penn.sylvania 
ramc. There followed a long series of schol- 
arly papers on the Penn.sylvania Dutch dia- 
lect. Then, combining efforts with other 
^^h(llars in the Pennsylvania Dutch country, 
ramc the desire to tell the Pennsylvania 
Dutch in the area sfjmething about their 
I'luroiican origins and their history in this 
ctrtintry— a history of which they have a 
right to be proufl. 

And it I'xjks as though "Der Xixnutz" has 
Milislfd the next generation in his cnlertain- 
init mixture of culture, song and anecdotes. 
For the past few years, his daughter, Miss 
\jir'mi- I'ufrmgton, now II, has In-cn adding 
her I'/iirano voice to the Sunday program.? on 
the radio, Ixirine is a student in the seventh 
grade at State College High School and her 

M ARC II Its 4 



Feaster '30 Follows 
Many Interests 

Most college yearbooks, L'Agcnda includ- 
ed, are not too often correct in their "most 
likely to — " departments. But even before 
John N. Feaster '30 graduated The Buck- 
netlian was describing him as "systematic, 
reliable, sympathetic, optimistic, brilliant, ver- 
satile, and a real friend." Tlie Bucknellian 
was proved to be correct in "Johnny's" case 
on the campus and since. 

John took his A.B. from Bucknell to An- 
dover-Newton Theological Institution from 
which he was graduated in 1933. A further 
degree (D.D.) was awarded by Bucknel! 
University in 1949. 

As a minister he has served with distinc- 
tion the Kennebunkport (Maine) Congrega- 
tional Church, the Hammond Street Congre- 
gational Church of Bangor (Maine), and 
since 1946 the historic North Congregational 
of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 

Far from being a cloistered clergyman Dr. 
Feaster has long specialized in community 
activities and good fellowship. Among his 
accomplishments at Bangor has been his 
chairmanship of the Community Chest which 
he led over the top before the end of the 
campaign. A deep thinker, a wide reader, a 
facile writer, it is only natural that he should 
be called upon for much public speaking. 
His contacts with young people have been 
kept alert through his many church youth 
activities, as a speaker at Religion-in-Life 
Programs and commencements and in his 
varied efforts to have students learn to ap- 
preciate good books. A personal friend of 
the "Kennebiuikport Authors" Booth Tark- 
ington, Kenneth Roberts and Margaret De- 
land, he presents a delightful lecture on tlieir 
works. He has written widely on a number 
of subjects including a not yet published 
manuscript of Bunyan's "Pilgrim Progress." 

He is a member of Rotary and the New- 
comen Society and a 32nd degree Mason, 

Married to the former Eleanor Densmore 
Petherbridge in 1933, they have two children, 
William and Lucinda. Mrs. Feaster is a 
sister of John H. Peterbridge 'V. 

John's classmates are looking forward to 
the 25th reunion of the class in 1955 when 
everybody in the class will be able to reune 
with John and recall the hectic days of 1930 
on the campus. 



Reginald P. Merridew '37 
Program Director, WGAR 
Cleveland 



Dr, Harold C, Urey, one of three scien- 
tists who led in the creation of the atomic 
bomb and winner of the Nobel Prize in 
chemistry, delivered an address at Bucknell 
University entitled, "The Chemistry of the 
Earth's Atmosphere," on January 20, Occa- 
sion for the lecture was the 198th meeting 
of the Central Pennsylvania section of the 
American Chemical Society. 



Dr. Wendell Smith, associate professor of 
p.sychology, attentled the annual meeting of 
the American Association for the Advance- 
ment of Science in IJoston, Mass., recently. 
At the meeting, Dr, Smith read a \y.i\wr en- 
titled "The Hoarding I'.ehavior of .Adrenal- 
cctomized Hampsters." 



older brother, Albert Franklin lUidfinglon, 
Jr. is a senior at the Mount Herman .School, 
Mount Herman, Mass, 

And, of course, all of this activity-^radio, 
lectures, scholarly dissertations - are just an 
avocation; Dr. liiifTinglon fills a full time po- 
sition as Professor of German at Tin- I'eiin- 
sylvania State University at State College. 




No member of the station's executive staff 
is more vitally concerned with public service 
than Reginald P. Merridew {i7), program 
director of WGAR, Cleveland, for the past 
six years. 

In addition to guiding WGAR to two 
straight local awards for public service, Mer- 
ridew has become a vigorous participant in 
several Cleveland organizations. Merridew 
has just been elected president of the Down- 
town Cleveland Kiwanis Club, tlie second 
oldest club in Kiwanis International. He is 
a member of the Board of Directors of the 
Cleveland Church Federation, the Board of 
Control of the Cleveland Safety Council, and 
the Board of Directors of the Woods and 
Waters Club. In recent years, he has been 
active in the Downtown Kiwanis Club as 
program chairman and vice president, as 
well as maintaining memberships in the 
Cleveland Advertising Club, the Lakewood 
Methodist Church, and Lakewood Lodge No. 
601, F. and A. M. 

Merridew has also conducted his own pro- 
gram on WGAR. With Musical Director 
Henry Pildner accompanying him on the 
piano, Reg lifted his Welsh baritone voice 
in song on the "Reg and Henry Show" for 
10 years until his retirement from the air 
during 1953. Reg and Henry were never 
too busy entertaining to make a public ser- 
vice announcement. 

Born in Mynyddislwyn, South Wales, 
Merridew began public life as a hoy soprano 
at the age of 7 and added piano-playing at 
the age of 10, At Eucknell, he belonged to 
Cap and Dagger, the dramatic society ; Theta 
Alpha Phi, national honorary dramatic fra- 
ternity, and Kappa Sigma, 

Reg broke into radio early. At 10 he was 
making iK-riodical .singing engagements with 
WQAN and WCii'.l in Scranton, h'ollowing 
graduation from I'.iickiU'll, he joined WK'OK, 
Sunbury, Pa,, as an announcer. While serv- 
ing WKOK as chief annrjuncer, he entered 
public service as Radio Chairman of Civilian 
Defense for Northumberland County, Pa. He 
wrote a radio column for the Sunbury Daily 
llcin and won a citation for his on-the-air 
work dtn-ing the flood of 1940, 

Since coming to the United States to settle 
with his family in Peckville, Pa,, in 1921, 
Merridew has been serving llic pnlilic as an 
entertainer and as a servant. 

Mi-rrideiv lives at 21869 (!romwcll Road, 
l'"airview P.irk, Ohio, with his wife Doris 
and d;iiigliters,' Carole, 14, and l';nn, 7. 



What Our Readers Like 
And Dislike in the Magazine 

The editor of THE BUCKNELL ALUM- 
NUS would like to be guided in his selection 
of articles for the magazine by the prefer- 
ence of the readers. To this end periodic 
surveys of reader interest are conducted. 
Last September Bucknellians were asked to 
vote on their preference for a printing sched- 
ule calling for four magazines and three 
newspapers each year (the present program) 
or whether they preferred an all-magazine 
program calling for five magazines each 
year. Readers were also asked to vote on 
whether they preferred more, less, or about 
the same amount of space devoted to the 
various departments of the periodical. 

Bucknellians being busy people, your edi- 
tor did not expect a heavy vote but was a 
little shocked by the very light response. 

On the basis of the replies received, the 
Board of Directors at its last meeting has 
approved a change in the printing schedule 
for next year which will call for the pub- 
lishing of five magazine editions at approxi- 
mately two month intervals. Starting next 
September THE BUCKNELL ALUIVINUS 
will be published on September 1, November 
1, January 1, March 1, and May 1. The 
printer's deadline dates will be approxi- 
mately thirty days earlier in each case. 
Fifty-four percent of the readers who voted 
preferred the all-magazine schedule outlined 
above while forty-six percent voted in favor 
of the present schedule of four magazines 
and three newspaper editions. 

The vote on preferences for space distri- 
bution indicated that the majority of the 
readers preferred no change in the present 
space allotments to the various sections of 
the magazine. A detailed tabulation of space 
preferences is shown in the following tabu- 
lation. 

Same 
or No 
More Less Chanse 
Space Space in Space 

Class Notes 42% 10% 48% 

University Affairs 26% 5% 69% 

Reunion & Commencements 10% 16% 74% 

Club Activities 16% 26% 58% 

Alumni Acliievement - - . 16% 16% 68% 

Sports 5% 16% 79% 

Fund Reports 5% 37% 58% 

Feature Articles 5% 21% 74% 

Homecoming 10% 16% 74% 

Student News 10% 10% 80% 

Faculty News 26% 16% 58% 

Letters 6% 17% 77% 

Bookshelf 11% 28% 61% 

I prefer four magazines : 

Yes 54% 

No 46% 

We appreciate your opinions and will do 
our best to be guided by them. 



Dr. Magalhaes in England 

Research studies which she has been con- 
ducting at Bucknell University have brought 
Dr. Hulda Magalhaes, associate professor of 
physiology, an invitation to address an im- 
portant international scientific gathering in 
England this spring. 

Dr. Magalhaes has agreed to present a 
paper on the uses of the golden hamster as 
a laboratory animal at the Seventh Labora- 
tory Animals Bureau Congress to be held 
at the University of Sheffield April 5 and 6. 

The paper will be based on research which 
she has been directing at Bucknell during 
the past seven years in the development of 
pure-lines of golden hamsters for special 
laboratory uses. It will also mention the 
work of both undergraduate and graduate 
students under her direction in compiling a 
bibliography pertaining to the uses of ham- 
sters in teaching and research laboratories 
throughout the world. 

Dr. Magalhaes is currently on leave from 
Bucknell to engage in private research un- 
der a fellowship from the Ford Foundation 
granted her for the 1953-54 college year. 

During her trip abroad Dr. Magalhaes 
will visit outstanding research centers in 
England and Scotland with particular em- 
phasis on the special laboratories at the Uni- 
versities of Edinburgh and London where 
work is being done in mammalian genetics. 
She will return to this country in Iv'Iay and 
will resume her duties at Bucknell with 
the fall term. 



Bucknell Featured in 
Baptist Publication 

The Pcmi-Baptist, monthly publication of 
the Pennsylvania Baptist Convention, fea- 
tures Bucknell and its Baptist connections in 
the January 1954 issue. In helping to cele- 
brate Bucknell's 108th Birthday, this inter- 
esting publication carried a cover picture and 
article describing Bucknell's beginning and 
present offerings. 

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Bruce Mitchell, Bucknell resident artist, 
recently conducted an exhibition of paint- 
ings at the Rehn Gallery in New York. In- 
cluded in the exhibition were a number of 
jazz paintings, a brush and ink drawing, 
and several paintings from the Lewisburg 
area. Mr. Mitchell is the recipient of the 
Yaddo, Tiffay, and Guggenheim Fellow- 
ships. 



Miss Trennie Eisley, director of public 
relations at Bucknell University, recently 
was named director of District Two, Amer- 
ican College Public Relations Association, 
at a convention held in Atlantic City, 



Dr. William H. Coleman, vice president 
and dean, and Dr. Dayton L. Ranck, vice 
president and treasurer, attended sessions of 
the American Association of Colleges in 
Cincinnati recently. Dr. Coleman also par- 
ticipated in the annual meeting of the Amer- 
ican Conference of Academic Deans. Dr. 
Ranck participated in a special session for 
church-related colleges, followed by a con- 
ference on college and university public re- 
lations programs. 



Three representatives from the economics 
department of Bucknell University attended 
the Allied Social Science Association in 
Washington, D. C. Attending the meeting 
were Russell A. Headley, Robert D. Hen- 
derson and Neil F. Shiffler. 



How to Eat Your Cake and Have It Too ! 

A Clever Play in Three Acts 

Act I 
As the curtain rises, Joe Bucknell is seated at his desk, scratching his 
head. He has some securities he would like to reinvest, but he is afraid 
that the capital gains tax will be prohibitive. He is also thinking how he 
is ever going to be able to leave something in his will to Bucknell. He 
finally decides to call on his classmate, Bucky Bison '23, who has had an 
outstanding career in the banking business. 

Act n 

The scene is Bucky Bison's office. After explaining his problem, 
Joe Bucknell sits back and listens. The problem is not an unusual one, 
sa3^s Bucky. In fact, there is a very simple solution that is profitable to 
both Joe Bucknell and the University. It works like this : 

Joe Bucknell establishes a trust fund which will provide him an 
income for life. He turns over his securities to the bank as trustee and 
names Bucknell University as the ultimate beneficiary. The bank then 
reinvests the funds without paying a capital gains tax because it is acting 
for a charitable trust. 

As the result of these transactions, Joe Bucknell has made a gift to 
Bucknell and at the same time has done the following good turns to 
himself : 

1. Secured an income for life from the securities he has turned over 
to the bank. 

2. Diversified his investments without paying a capital gains tax. 

3. Obtained a sizeable tax deduction for the year in which he estab- 
lished the trust. 

4. Increased his spendable income. 

Act III 
Joe Bucknell is back home, but instead of sitting at his desk with 
a frown on his forehead, he is relaxing in his easy chair. His smile of 
contentment is due to the fact that he now knows that he can continue to 
add to his trust fund each year with the same attendant benefits — both 
to himself and to the University. 

The End 



MARCH 1954 



ClUB ACTIVITIES 



Harrisburg 

The regular monthh- dinner meeting of 
the Bucknell Alumni Association of Har- 
risburg was held on Thursdav, Tanuarv 7, 
at the V. M. C. A. Thirty-seven Buck- 
nellians and guests were present. 

Mr. Butt reported on the activities of 
Bucknell Alumni. 

Mr. Schaflner announced that the Buck- 
nell Men's Glee Club will sing at the First 
Baptist Church on February- 7. Patsy 
Anna Reed is chairman of the committee 
to arrange over-night accommodations for 
the 70 men in the Glee Club. 

Mr. Schatfner reminded us that February 
is Bucknell's birthda\' month. An invita- 
tion has been sent to Dr. C. Willard Smith 
to be the guest speaker. 

Mr. Butt, program chairman for this 
meeting, showed a General Electric film, 
entitled. "The Inner Man Steps Out" 
which depicted the inner tensions an in- 
dividual can develop in reaction to exter- 
nal pressures. 

The meeting closed with the singing of 
the Alma Mater. 

— Naxcy Gettmax '46, Secretary 



Pittsburgh Association 
Of Bucknell Women 

The annual scholarship fund box social 
was held on November 21 at the home of 
Mrs. David Morgan. Naturally the men 
were invited to this party and 22 couples 
attended. The scholarship fund was in- 
creased by $220.00. In January two des- 
sert bridges were held, one in the East 
End of Pittsburgh and one in the South 
Hills. The April meeting, a bufifet dinner 
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Mathie- 
son will have a Hawaiian flavor. The 
decor, food and entertainment (colored 
pictures the Mathiesons took on their trip 
to Hawaii) will be in keeping with the 
theme of the meeting. 

— Mrs. Stanley C. Marshall 
(Alice Zindel '42), Secretary 



Pittsburgh 

-At the regular Christmas luncheon 
(Bucknellians meet every Thursday at 
noon at Childs Restaurant), Bob Keenan 
'40, chairman of the nominating commit- 
tee, reported the names of the candidates 
for offices for the ensuing year. There 
being no other candidates the vote was 
unanimous for Craig M. Waldner '41 as 
president, George Miller '48, vice presi- 
dent, and Leon Arbogast '40, secretary- 
treasurer. 

Frank Magill '39, president, and the 
other retiring officers were given a vote 
of appreciation for their faithful service 
during the past year. 

Andy Mathieson '20, Chairman of the 
Alumni Fund Committee, explained the 
plan and program of the Fund activities 
for the group. 

—Craig Waldner '41, President 



Shaniokin — Mount Carniel 

Dr. Dayton L. Ranck, vice president 
and treasurer of Bucknell University, and 
Mrs. Ranck were honored guests at the 
Bucknell Birthday Party in our home at 
Shamokin on Friday, February S. A 
({roup of .39 Bucknellians and guests en- 
joyed l;r. Ranck's comprehensive talk on 
the affairs of the University including a 
resume of the plans for the new science 
building and remodeling of Taylor Hall. 
Officers elected for the comin/{ year arc: 
Francis F. Reamer '21, president; Mrs, 
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SHAMOKIN' — MT. CARMEL CLUB MEETING 

Gladys Emerick Erdman '23, vice presi- 
dent; Miss Irene Fritz '19, secretary; and 
John H. Carter '21, historian. 

After the meeting the group enjoyed 
refreshments served by Mrs. Reamer. 

— Francis F. Reamer '21, President 



Wilmington 

On Alonday, January 25, thirty-two 
members, parents and friends of the Buck- 
nell Alurnni of Wilmington assembled at 
the English Grill in commemoration of 
Bucknell's birthday. We were very 
pleased to have with us, Fitz Walling '46, 
to tell us pertinent facts about our Alma 
Mater and the $900,000 gift for the F. W. 
Olin Science Building by the Olin Foun- 
dation. 

We were gratified to have so many 
responses to our gathering, particularly 
from people as far away as Dover and 
Newark. Our group was also enhanced 
by the presence of several parents of stu- 
dents now at the University. 

Our meeting was planned mainly as a 
social get together and we hope that even 
more Alumni will come to the two or three 
other meetings we plan to have each j'ear. 
It was really nice to see so many old 
friends and meet so many new ones. 

— Nancy E. Tatnell '51, Secretary 



Campus and Club 
Coming Events 

March 5 — Atlantic City 

March 14 — First showing of film strip, 

"The Bucknell Story" 
April 14 — Spring recess begins 
April 21 — Spring recess ends 
April 22 — Lecture by Dr. Alberto Lleras, 

Director, Pan American Union 
May 8 — Spring Festival 
May 19 — Student Recognition Day 
May 29 — Classes for Second Semester end 
June 1 — Final examinations begin 
June 9 — Final examinations end 
June 12 — Alumni Day 
June 13 — Baccalaureate 
June 14 — Annual Commencement 

(Also planned, but not scheduled to 
date, arc two lectures and exhibitions by 
leading contemporary painters.) 



Women's Glee Club 

Tours in April 

The Women's Glee Club is in full swing 
this time of year. After December's 
Christmas concert with the Modern Dance 
Club, the girls turned all their efforts 
toward preparation for ilie annyal .Spring 
tour. 

This year's tour will last from April 
6 to II. The first day of the tour will be 
spent in the Philadelphia area, giving high 
school and church concerts. The girls 



will then head north toward Bethlehem, 
giving a concert at Doylestown High en 
route. From Bethlehem, the club will 
journey through New Jersey, singing at 
Cranford High School and spending 
Thursday night in the Plainfield area. On 
April 9, the girls will head toward the 
New York area and then proceed north- 
ward, singing at Tarrytown High School, 
and spending the evening in Ossoning. 
On April 10, the club will head back to 
Lewisburg once more, with a Saturday 
night concert in Orwigsburg. Watch 
your local papers for time and place of 
public concert and attend with your friends 
and prospective students. 



Teachers Convene 
In Harrisburg 

A small but enthusiastic group of Buck- 
nellians in Education held a luncheon 
meeting during the Pennsylvania State 
Education Association convention on De- 
cember 28. Carrying out plans laid at the 
1952 Annual Luncheon, Buck S h o 1 1 , 
alumni secretary, had invited several pres- 
ent students of education to attend. Mr. 
William C. Schaffner MS'53 and Mr. Elmo 
L. Mentzer, who will receive a master's 
degree in June 1954 told of their impres- 
sions of the education department offer- 
ings on the campus and made several 
appreciated suggestions for improvement. 
Dr. Walter H. Sauvain, acting head of 
the department of education at Bucknell, 
outlined the program of secondary and 
elementary teacher training now being 
offered. Dr. Frank G. Davis '11, professor 
of education and former alumni secretary, 
presented his impressions of education in 
Texas and Mexico, where he spent the 
past year in research and writing. The 
problems facing educators in Pennsylvania 
were ably discussed by Dr. Eugene P. 
Bertin '17, assistant executive secretary of 
PSEA. The program was entirely infor- 
mal and inevitably wound up with the 
annual bull session which this year de- 
veloped into a contest of Frank Davis' 
definitions of Texans vs. Gene Berlin's 
definitions of New England Yankees. Dr. 
Sauvain's red-nose reindeer entry easily 
won the prize in the pun division. 



Chapel Choir Touring 
New York State 

During the first week in March the 
Bucknell University Chapel Choir of 50 
voices under the direction of Mr. William 
Duncan McRae, Jr., associate professor 
of music, will tour central and western 
New York State centers. The public per- 
formances will include the First Baptist 
Church, Norwich, N. Y., on Wednesday, 
March 3, 7:30 p. m.; The West Presby- 
terian Church, Main and Walnut St., 
HinghanUon, N. Y., on Thursday, March 
4th, 8:15 p. m.; The Calvary Baptist 
Church, Genesee St. at Kirkland Ko.id, 
Rochester, N. Y., on Friday, March 5th, 
8:15 p. m.; First Baptist Church, Niagara 
Falls, N. Y., on .Saturday, March 6lh, 8:15 
p. m.; First Baptist Church, ICast Roch- 
ester, N. Y., on Sunday, March 7th, 7:30 
p. ni. 

Ill .uidilioii lo the rlinrrli coiicerls Ihe 
group will sing at sevcr.il high schools in 
the area. 

Alumni and friends arc cordially inviled 
lo attend (he jniblic evening perforin;iiices, 
;iiinouiicemeiU of whiili will be made in 
local newspapers. . 

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Baltimore 

Baltimore's party for- Bucknell's birthday 
was an evening meeting held at 8 o'clock, 
January 28th, at the Parker House Restau- 
rant. After a short business meeting, forty- 
two enthusiastic Bucknellians enjoyed the 
delicious cake and other refreshments for 
which President Ruger '34 had arranged. 

From the campus, Mr. Fitz Walling '46 
of the Admissions Office, came to give us an 
up-to-date account of Bucknell events — 
among them the thrilling announcement of 
tlie $900,000 Olin Foundation gift. Mr. Fitz 
Walling spoke with humor and interest' of 
the more than one hundred visits he has 
made to schools for the purpose of attract- 
ing desirable students to Bucknell. He made 
the suggestion, relayed from the Admissions 
Office, that a High School Selection Com- 
mittee be set up to contact the principals and 
guidance teachers of the area. The follow- 
ing committee was selected : Ann Mussina 
'34, chairman; Mrs. Frank Koehler, George 
B. Young, Jr. '52, William S. Kosicki '49, 
William Wakefield '51. 

A tentative date of May 27th was set for 

the next evening meeting by President Ruger. 

— Doris Wilde Thomas '48, Secretary 



South Jersey 

Bucknell's 108th Birthday was celebrated 
by the Bucknell University Alumni Club of 
Southern New Jersey at Glover Caterers 
in Vineland, New Jersey on February 5, 
1954. Incidentally, the 74 members "who 
were present were more than grateful to 
Ned Glover, Class '49. for the superb dinner 
his establishment catered during the course 
of tiie evening and for the added enjoyment 
derived from the background of piano 
music. 

Between courses many events took place. 
Former members of the Bucknell Men's 
Glee Club were asked to rise, whereupon 
they were ushered to the piano to present 
some of Bucknell's noted melodies. This 
went over with great success. However, in 
retaliation the men made the women rise to 
present their chorus. All ended well with a 
finale of all voices joining in. Also a short 
discussion was held about our next meeting 
on June 19th, which will be a family picnic. 

Mrs. Kenneth Slifer brought a beautiful 
display of jewelry made by Donald A. Ware, 
Class '53. Unfortunately, Donald was not 
able to attend but all were anxious to help 
him. 

Quite a varied group was present, but also 
present was a Bucknell student and a pros- 
pective Bucknellian. Mrs. Dutton, the old- 
est alumni attending, was also called upon 
to take a bow. 

Irene Thompson was to entertain us with 
her spectacular baton twirling but she was 
suddenly rushed to the hospital just two days 
before. Our thoughts were with her though 
for a speedy recovery. 

Our most important guest of the evening 
was Dr. James A. Gathings, who presented 
a short talk on the activities that have taken 
place at Bucknell in most recent years. He 
made us feel as though we were back on 
campus again, seeing the events take place. 
To him, we owe much for a very interesting 
evening on Bucknell and our Bucknell 
friends. 

With our meeting completed and our 
minds enriched, the cutting of the birthday 
cake took place to end an enjoyable evening. 
— Dorothy Yawner Connelly '49, 

Secretary 

St. Petersbvirg 

The annual dinner of the Bucknell Club, 
of St. Petersburg, was held at the Pennsyl- 
vania Hotel, with 28 in attendance. Howard 
Headland gave the invocation. The presi- 

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dent, Mr. Ballets read a telegram of good 
wishes from the University. He announced 
the recent gift of a new Science building, 
which brought rejoicing to the local group. 
Dr. Jolin I. Woodruff '90, spoke briefly on 
the Emeritus Club. Messages of thanks for 
sympathy cards were read from Mrs. Peters 
and the family of Dr. J. Hillis Miller. Mrs. 
Bowser, the Mulkies and the Sholls sent 
greetings and a picture of the Sholl family 
was displayed. Dr. John Clyde Hostetter 
wrote about his recent operation, necessitat- 
ing the amputation of his leg. From Lake- 
land came Dr. and Mrs. W. E, DeMelt '06, 
she being a bride. From Clearwater came 
Anna Halfpenny Reitz M'99, and Mary 
Halfpenny Gilbert I '00, with Mr. Gilbert, 
both of them Lewisburg girls. Helen Davis 
'13 brought a guest, Mary Margaret Krebs. 
Mrs. Eurora Davies Alexander '03 brought 
her sister-in-law, Mrs. R. A. Davies. 



The speaker of the day was Dr. Elkanah 
B. Hulley '07, who is in the city renovating 
and repairing the building purchased to 
house the Law Department of Stetson Uni- 
versity. This school is of interest to all 
Bucknellians because the late Dr. G. Lincoln 
Hulley '88 served with distinction as Presi- 
dent of Stetson University for many years. 
Elkanah is one of the Trustees of Stetson. 
He plans to move to our city and join our 
group. 

The Secretary thanked the group for the 
many messages sent during her recent ill- 
ness and thanked George Ballets for assum- 
ing her duties in connection with the dinner. 

We adjourned to meet March 20th, at 
Lake Maggiore, for a picnic covered-dish 
luncheon at 12 :30 o'clock. 

— Ruth Stephens Porter, 'OS, Secretary 



Mirror of Your Reunion 



Have you ever thought about how the 
rest of your college gang has done since 
graduation? Of course you have! We 
know because it is the question most often 
asked by alums on visits to the Alumni 
Headquarters. It is not an easy question 
to answer but we are happy to report that 
a number of classes reuning within the 
past two years have been able to find the 
answer and pass it along to the reunioners 
of their classes. The simple device being 
used to mirror class progress is the class- 
wide questionnaire which is then sum- 
marized in a booklet or brochure, various- 
ly known as the Reunion Report, the Anni- 
versary L' Agenda, etc. 

Last year the Classes of 1908, 1923, 1928, 
1933, 1938 and 1948 published reunion 
booklets. The year before only one class, 
1922, made an organized effort to produce 
a booklet. Prior to 1952 there were no 
booklets published for Alumni and Re- 
union Day distribution. This year eight 
reunion classes— 1909, 1914, 1919, 1924, 
1929, 1934, 1944 and 1949— are already at 
work on their publications. The editors 
and their committees were reported in 
THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS, Janu- 
ary 1954. 

Since each report is a class-sponsored 
project, the format and layout is the 
product of the editorial committee of the 
class. Consequently, there is great variety 
in content and size. But all have been 
good and have been highly praised by 
alumni of other colleges in addition to 
being much appreciated by members of 
the reunion classes. 

One of the most unique among those 
published last year was the 12-page print- 
ed booklet prepared by John Burton Clark 
of Minneapolis for his Class of 1948. 
Well-illustrated with charts and figures, 
John's report gave a clear indication of 
what the Class of 1948 has done in its 
professional, personal and coinmunity life. 
An interesting glimpse of class prefer- 
ences, selections and habits was included. 

Treating questionnaire returns with 
standard statistical procedures, John was 
able to draw the following average pic- 
ture of the men of the Class of 1948: 

Mr. 1948 . . . 

I'm sure you aren't a 29 year old married 
■man laith one and a third children, an 
income of $5,05S a year, and a new con- 
temporary home ivorth $14,120. 



I'ln not even sure you drive a 1951 Chev- 
rolet, smoke Luckies, subscribe to four 
maga::ines including Time and Life, or 
that you earned $19,838 since graduation. 
Not a single bachelor's degree graduate 
from our class fits those measurements 
exactly — but this hypothetical character 
is the statistical average man in our class. 
He received a B.S. degree from Buck- 
nell and does not have any advanced 
degrees. 

He has had nearly tivo jobs since 1949 
and has lived in more than- three resi- 
dences in. tivo states. There's nearly an 
even chance he has been a military re- 
servist or on active duty in the past five 
years, and he owns a TV set. 
He is active in two organisations; his 
church and a professional society. 

And John's searching questionnaire 
turned out the gals of the Class of 1948 
in this average mold — with the accent on 
average: 



Mrs. Coed 



o . e 



Are you a 26 year old married coed zvith 
almost one child? Do you and your hus- 
band drive a 1950 Chevrolet, subscribe to 
four magazines, including Time and 
Life? Do you own a TV set and smoke 
Chesterfields? If you are, and do, then 
you are the typical feminine graduate of 
our class. 

She also received an A.B. degree from 
Bucknell and lives in her oztm contem- 
porary home, zoorth $14,840. 
She earned $9,830 since graduation — 
probably zvorked 2 to 3 years of the 5 
years since graduation and then married 
and took up the profession of home mak- 
ing. 

She is active in 2y'2 organizations outside 
of her home; a church, and probably a 
co)nmunity club or a bridge club, plus 
some service activity. 

Neither of these descriptions fit you but 
chances are your reunion class is busy at 
work trying to mirror your class. If that 
unanswered questionnaire is still on your 
desk better dig it out and send it off to- 
day. And, of course, make plans now to 
be on the campus on Reunion Day, June 
12 to see how close to "average" you are. 
Even if your regular five-year reunion is 
not scheduled this year (Classes whose 
numerals end in "4" and "9" celebrate in 
1954) come anyway for a good representa- 
tion from every class turns out every 
Alumni Weekend. June 12 is the big Day 
— See you then. 

MARCH 1954 



CLASS REPORTS 



Reiuiions in Jiiue 1954 

Five-year reunions are scheduled for Alumni Weekend June 11, 
12. 13, 14, 1954. Alumni Day will be celebrated on Saturday, June 12, 
1954, and reunion class members will soon be receiving details of the 
special prograins being planned. The classes holding reunions in 1954 are : 

Emeritus Club (1890-1903) 

1894 

1899 

1904 (Golden) 

1909 

1914 

1919 

1924 

1929 (Silver) 

1934 

1939 

1944 

1949 

1953 (First) 

Of course, Alumni Day provides an excellent program for Bucknel- 
lians of all classes whether or not your class is holding a five-year reunion 
this year. You will enjoy the program of University activities being 
planned for June 12, 1954. Come back, bring the family, see your 
classmates and friends, present students, faculty and administrative staff 
on this happiest of Bucknell weekends. 



EMERITUS CLUB 

The Bucknell Blood-Mobile 

John Buck Shott thought to try his 

luck; 
He aimed to shoot a Bison Buck; 
He tried to get his gore. 
This made the Buck quite sore. 
He pawed the earth and horned the 

air — 
This Bison Buck in mad despair. 
He said John Buck Shott wasn't fair. 

— 2 — 

John Buck Shott preached a pious 

preach; 
The Bucks a lesson he would teach. 
He called on Sundry, all and each. 
To give their blood to Mother Dear 
Lest she expire of financial fear. 

— 3 — 

Now all this stew has simmered down; 
The Blood-Mobile has come to town. 
Ecce Alumni Et Alumnae too, 
This battle we are going through — 
Ecce Signum. 

—John I. Woodruff '90, President 

CLASS OF 1892 

CTmo Rt-porlcr: DR. A. R, E. WYANT 
Hotel Pcnnnylvanla, W. Palm Beach, Fla. 

Mrs. F. B. Thomas (M. Cora Davis), 
a member of the Institute Class of 1892, 
died on December 2 in Glendale, Calif., 
at the home of a daughter, Mrs. H. C. 
.Macintosh. Mrs. Thomas, who formerly 
lived in Johnstown, is survived by two 
dauKhters — Mrs. Macintosh and Mrs. 
J. William Kauffman, Rocky River, O., 
and a .son, Frank B. Thomas, Akron. 
Her sister, Martha Davis Miller, who 
resides in Riverside, Calif., also at- 
tended Bucknell. Her husband, F. B, 
Thomas preceded her in death. The 
University extendi* heartfelt sympathy 
to the survivors. 

We regret to announce the death on 

.M A K C II 1 B Ji t 



December 13 of Charles Grant Shaffer 

of Bloomfield, N. J. Charles was born 
in Lewisburg in 1869 and after at- 
tending local public schools enrolled in 
the Bucknell Academy in 1885. From 
the academy he entered Bucknell earn- 
ing his bachelor's degree in 1892 and 
his master's degree in 1895. Harvard 
University awarded him a bachelor's 
degree in 1893. He began teaching in 
1893 and served as teacher and prin- 
cipal in schools in Maryland and Louis- 
iana until 1900 when he joined the 
Newark school system. He retired from 
teaching in 1940 after 35 years service 
as principal of Elliott Street School in 
Newark. 

He was a member of Phi Gamma 
Delta fraternity, the Bison Club, the 
Emeritus Club of Bucknell, and a 
number of school-men's and musical 
organizations. 

Mr. Shaffer married Miss Dora Val- 
eska Becker, a concert stage violinist, 
who survives him along with a nephew, 
Russell Harris, of Bloomfield. Both Mr. 
and Mrs. Shaffer were regular visitors 
to the campus on commencement week- 
ends and other occasions and were 
faithful in attendance at alumni activi- 
ties at Newark and New York. The 
University and the surviving members 
of the Class of 1892 mourn the lo.ss of 
one of Bucknell's most brilliant and 
loyal graduates. 

Dr. and Mrs. A. R. E. Wyant are hap- 
pily spending a warm wintei- at the 
Hotel Pennsylvania, West Palm Beach, 
Fla. 

CLASS OF 1893 

Class RpporUjr: MISS FLORA M. CLYMER 
N. E. Hancock <k Oregon Ave., Phlludi-lplilii "18. Pu. 

We regret to announce the death on 
November 9 of Mi.ss Carrie I^ouise 
Geary at St. Joseph's Hospital in Car- 
bondale. Miss Gear.y was out shopping 
when she fell. Taken to the hospital, 
she never regained consciousness and 
passed away a few days later. .Survi- 
vors include a cousin, Mr. Eaii B. 
Gear.y, in Calif. 



CLASS OF 1894 

—"Plan NOW to Come to Our Sixtieth 

Reunion June 11-14, 1954."— 

Christmas in Libya, 1953 
By MARY B. HARRIS 

Two "christmases" were celebrated 
in Tripoli, both deeply significant to 
the celebraters. The first came in No- 
vember, the 19th, commemorating the 
birth of Mohammed. This is like om- 
Easter, a moveable feast, and I am told 
will come in October next year. It fell 
on a Thursday, and as Friday is the 
Moslem Sunday the observance began 
Wednesday and continued until Satur- 
day. It is called the Feast of Maulid, 
and for it Tripoli displays its ultimate 
in gaiety. To flood-fights, illuminated 
fountains, hundreds of lighted candles, 
torch-light processions of children, pag- 
eants of Boy Scouts and sports clubs, 
military parades and caroling groups, 
was added the picturesque background 
of Arabian costumes, sheiks in their 
finest robes and head-dress, all against 
the back-drop of palm-trees, domes, 
minarets, and the Mediterranean, blue 
as the sky above. Scores of horsemen 
from the outlying villages attended 
their sheiks, one of whom, called "Chief 
of the Pilgrims", will have the honor 
and responsibility of escorting the pil- 
grims to Mecca next year. He will 
then wear the red robe of office con- 
ferred on him at this Feast by the Gov- 
ernor of the Province. 

After this ceremony, came the pro- 
cessions of the religious sects, the Zavia. 
The celebrants clad in their richest 
garb and carrying gay silken banners, 
danced from the King's Palace to Gov- 
ernment House, and then into the Old 
City to the Castle where in earlier days 
the Pasha waited their coming to re- 
ceive their thanks for the Festival. 

The processions continued two days. 
Our Christmas celebrated a month later 
by the English, American, Itafian and 
Greek populations offered no compe- 
tition to the Feast of Maulid, but was 
observed in the Cathedral, the Greek 
Church and the chapels of the two mil- 
itary bases in the manner traditional 
to them. Carolers were organized at 
the camps and visited the homes of the 
members of the two legations. Christ- 
mas trees and turkeys were flown in, 
carols were in the air at the American 
Wheelus Airbase during the week, and 
everything possible was done to make 
the Americans, and I think the English 
also, conscious of the significance of 
the season though they were in unfa- 
miliar surroundings. 

Our own family celebration was 
brightened by the visit of my niece's 
father, Mr. George Wadsworth, who 
stopped here a week on his way to his 
new post in Saudi-Arabia, to see his 
daughter and attend the christening of 
his first grandchild, Mai'y Isabelle Har- 
ris. The Decembei- rains on which the 
harvest depends began the 24th and 
continued several days; but as our cele- 
brations did not depend on the weather, 
but were family ulTairs, we could and 
did make it a Merry Christmas. 

CLASS OF 1895 

Mrs. J. Douglas N i s b e t (Bculah 
Hayes) has disposed of the Ivy Place 
Farm Jerso.y cattle maintained I'oi- some 
years by hci' late luisband at Van Wyck, 
S. C. Mrs. Nisbet continues t(j I'oside 
at the Ivy Place Farm, H. F. D. ],"Lun- 
ca.ster, S. C. Mrs, Nisbet, who attend- 
ed Bucknell Institute in 1895 and later 
earned the AB degree at Goucher Col- 
lege, is the granddaughter of the Hon. 



Thomas Hayes, member of the Board 
of Curators of the University at Lewis- 
burg (now Bucknell University) from 
1854 to 1863. Her father was Alfred 
Hayes, Esq. of the Bucknell class of 
1855. Her brothers included Alfred 
Hayes '95, Dr. William V. Hayes '88, 
Admiral Harold Hayes, an Annapolis 
graduate, and Mathew Hayes, a Prince- 
ton graduate. 

CLASS OF 1899 

Class Reporter: DR. FLOYD BALLENTINE 
626 Taylor St., Lewisburg, Pa. 

"Plan NOW to Come to Our Fifty-fifth 
Reunion June 11-14, 1954." 

Daniel H. Krise, perhaps the oldest 
(well over 85) living member of the 
class, is spending the declining years of 
life most happily in the Masonic Home 
at Elizabethtown ("the best place this 
side of heaven," he writes). Dan will 
be remembered for having taught in 
public and other schools, before and 
after his college course, for nearly six- 
ty years until he retired when eighty- 
two years of age, and not least for hav- 
ing given to Bucknell the sum of $5,000 
to establish a scholarship. If he does 
not go back to teaching, may he have 
many more years of enjoyable retire- 
ment. 

Remember the reunion date, June 12. 

CLASS OF 1900 

Class Reporter: MR. GEORGE A. GRIM 
South Broad St., Nazareth, Pa. 

Dr. Rush H. Kress and his philan- 
thropic activities of giving away art 
collections were featured in the No- 
vember 16 issue of Life Magazine. The 
article was illustrated with seven color 
reproductions included in the Kress 
Foundation collection and described the 
procedures followed in an effort to 
give away the entire $75 million art 
collection by 1960. 

CLASS OF 1901 

Class Reporter: MR. J. C. HIGGrNS 
106 S. Fourth St., Lewisburg, Pa. 

Charles F. Bidelspacher, Esq. was 
honored recently by the Lycoming 
County Law Association. Charlie, who 
has been a practicing attorney since 
1908, still has an active law practice 
in Williamsport. 

CLASS OF 1903 

Class Reporter: MRS. HARRY C. HERPEL 

(Elvie S. Coleman) 

1250 Park Ave., McKeesport. Pa. 

Classmates of '03 — greetings and best 
wishes for the coming year. May your 
New Year resolutions contain this one 
— '"Send news to alumni reporter." 

Col. and Mrs. A. F. Dershimer are 
spending the winter in Mobile, Ala. 

Emily Ebling is a visitor in the South. 
Her latest address — Prattville, Ala. 

Reese H. Harris is now head of his 
law firm in Scranton. 

Ma E. Luchsinger heads so many ac- 
tivities of church, school, community, 
that I am grateful for her time given 
to her class. 

Jane Fowler Bullis has complied with 
request for personal history. 

Please send those histories in soon. 
Col. Dershimer would like to get his 
"History of 1903" finished. 

CLASS OF 1904 

Class Reporter: MR. ROBERT W. THOMPSON 
Lewisburg, Pa. 

"Plan NOW to Come to Our Fiftieth 
(Golden) Reunion June 11-14, 1954." 

Have heard from some members of 
the class who have assured us that they 
are counting on being present for our 

14 



50tli Reunion. Do not fail us as we 
desire to have a real reunion at this 
time. 

We announce with regret the death 
of Miss Lillian K. Gregory who died in 
October 1953. Before her death she 
had been living in Alexandria, Pa. 

CLASS OF 1905 

Class Reporter: DR. ELIZABETH B. MEEK 
Allenwood, Pa. 

Ruth Shorkley Bliss of Carpinteria, 
Calif., and Blanche Stoner Wood of 
Muncy, continue their friendly rivalry 
as to the number oi grandchildren. 
This winter Blanche became the grand- 
inother of twin girls, Laura Stoner 
Wood and Jennifer Laing Wood. These 
girls are daughters of William H. Wood 
'32 of Camp Hill. This month Ruth 
added Juliedna Grace Bliss, daughter 
of Charles Bliss of Arlington, Va., to 
the list of grandchildren in her family 
record. At the present time Blanche 
has fifteen grandchildren, six boys and 
nine girls; Ruth has eighteen grandchil- 
dren, seven boys and eleven girls. Ruth 
and Blanche are anxious to know if any 
member of the class has a greater num- 
ber of grandchildren. 

This past year Mont-Cli, the year- 
book of Montgomery-Clinton High 
School, was dedicated to your class 
reporter. 

Dedication 




DR. ELIZABETH B. MEEK 

To our friend and former teacher. Dr. Elizabeth 
B. Meek, we, the Class of Nineteen Hundred Fifty- 
three, affectionately dedicate this volume of the 
MONT-CLI. 

Last June, after forty-five years of service to the 
schools in tliis vicinity. Dr. Meek retired from the 
teaching profession. She was graduated in 1902 
from Bucknell Institute. From Bucknell University 
she received her A.B., summa cum laude, in 1905, 
and her A.M. in 1908. She received her Ed.D. from 
the Pennsylvania State University in 1938, being the 
first woman to do so. Dr. Meek served at the Mont- 
gomery-Clinton for thirty-five years during which 
she held, at various times, the positions of teacher, 
dean of girls, dean and counselor, assistant princi- 
pal, high school principal, and supervising prin- 
cipal. 

We shall always remember Dr. Meek, and to her 
go our best wishes for the future. 

CLASS OF 1906 

Class Reporter: MR. WILLIAM L. DONEHOWER 
22 N. Fifth St., Lewisburg, Pa. 

W. Eugene DeMelt, Sr., was recently 
placed on the retirement list at Florida 
Southern University, Lakeland, Fla., 
after serving a long term of office as 
dean and registrar of F. S. U. 

Mr. DeMelt went to Lakeland, Flor- 
ida, after his retirement as supervisor 
of public schools at Penn Yan, N. Y., 
where he had a long and successful 
term of office in the schools in that city. 

We recently learned that Catherine 
MacLaggan was placed on the Emeritus 
status at South Dakota State College 



after 26 years of service as professor 
and head of the Department of Foreign 
Languages. 

Hazel (Knapp) and Harold Cole cel- 
ebrated their 40th anniversary this past 
September — along with many friends. 
Dr. and Mrs. Cole have three children 
and eight grandchildren. Dr. Cole is 
now Emeritus professor of dermatology 
and syphilology at Western Reserve 
Medical School after teaching there for 
forty-three years. He has also served 
twelve years on the council on phar- 
macy and chemistry of the American 
Medical Association; likewise, twelve 
years on the American Board of Der- 
matology and Syphilology, an examin- 
ing board for medical specialists. He 
is an honorary or corresponding mem- 
ber of numerous European and South 
American Dermatological Societies. The 
Coles hope, God willing, to attend the 
50th reunion of their class and to once 
more see old faces and old places. 

CLASS OF 1907 

Class Reporter: DR. LEO L. ROCKWELL 
Colgate University, Hamilton, N. Y. 

Coit Hoechst is still at it. His Christ- 
mas greeting is a beautifully engrossed 
"Prayer for the New Year" of St. Fran- 
cis of Assisi. How many hours of work 
did that involve, Coit? No medieval 
scriptorium could produce anything 
more artistic. 

Almost anyone can write a limerick 
but a former colleague of Coit's who 
coined one around Hoechst really took 
on a challenge. Here is his limerick: 

A versatile chap that man Hoechst — 

You never know what he'll try noechst. 

Harp, organ and cello 

He plays 'em smart fellow — 

Can cuss in eight tongues if he's voechst. 

Can you picture Doc Manley with a 
Rip Van Winkle beard? Well, I don't 
know that he has one, but he ought 
to, because that is the accepted thing 
for great-granddaddies. His great- 
grandson "Mike", son of Carol, daugh- 
ter of Louise Manley Krueger '32, 
daughter of Lawrence Manley '07 and 
Helen, arrived, in what is becoming a 
fad, as a "preemie", but now has the 
"physique of a Japanese wrestler", ac- 
cording to great-grandmamma. The 
Manleys are back in Washington after 
a fine vacation in Florida. 

Charles Francis Potter is expanding 
his article on riddles in the Funk and 
Wagnalls Dictionary of Folklore into a 
book. He gives frequent talks to chil- 
dren in schools and summer camps on 
old-fashioned American fun-rimes and 
riddles, as well as to grown-up chil- 
dren at Rotary and Women's Clubs. I 
wonder if they are as good as the lec- 
ture he gave years ago all over the 
country on the American home library? 
If he were to give one on that topic 
today it would probably be even sad- 
der, now that the bar has displaced the 
book-case in sophisticated homes, and 
TV look-see is displacing the first of 
the three R's for many people. (One 
of my students said to me: "You must 
be like iny grandfather. He's a queer 
old gentleman; can sit for hours read- 
ing a book.") 

George Riggs has had a busy and in 
some respects a sad year. From his 
home base in Northumberland he was 
summoned to Seattle because of the 
death of a brother-in-law. While there 
he received a telegram from St. Peters- 
burg, Fla., telling of the serious illness 
of a sister there. He reached St. Peters- 
burg just in time to find her still liv- 
ing. Arriving home, George was taken 
with pneumonia himself, and Margaret 
also was ill. Upon recovery, George 
resumed his preaching in churches of 

MARCH 1954 



the area. In late summer he and his 
daughter Ruth motored to Dorset, Vt., 
where his son James is managing a 
sheep ranch. Returning they visited 
Cooperstown, the Howe Caverns, and 
other places of interest. Still later 
George visited a brother in Vander- 
grift, and a sister in Cadiz, O. Then 
back to home base and speaking en- 
gagements. 

CLASS OF 1908 

Class Reporter: MRS, MARGARET P. MATHIAS 

I.Margaret Pangburn) 

202 S. Louis St., Lewisburg, Pa. 

We extend congratulations to Dr. 
Joseph W. Henderson, acting president 
of the Universitj- and chairman of the 
Bucknell Board of Trustees, on his re- 
cent appointment by Governor John S. 
Fine to membership on the Delaware 
River Port Authority. 

The Rev. Charles L. Bromley preached 
at the services celebrating the 125th 
anniversary observance of the First 
Baptist Church. Reading. Rev. Brom- 
ley attended school in Reading during 
the time his father. Rev. Joseph Stin- 
son Bromley, Honorary '06, served as 
pastor of the church. After earning 
bachelor and master degrees at Buck- 
nell, Rev. Bromley received his theo- 
logical training at Rochester Theologi- 
cal Divinity Seminary, now Colgate- 
Rochester Divinity School. After a 
long period of service in the mission 
field in China, Rev. Bromley returned 
to the United States where he is now 
pastor of the First Baptist Church, 
Oberlin, O. 

It is with regret that we announce 
the death of Holmes A. Frank on March 
2, 1952. Before his death he resided in 
Danville. 

Chester A. Niple has a new address 
—2075 Springhill Dr., Columbus 21, 
O. Chester is a member of the firm 
of Burgess & Niple, civil and hydraulic 
consulting engineers. 

CLASS OF 1909 

Class Reporter: MRS. HOWARD HEADLAND 

iSarah E. Walters) 

3911 First Ave., N.. St. Petersburg, Pla. 

"Plan NOW to Come to Our Forty-fifth 
Reunion June 11-14, 1954." 

Exerpts from our president, Myrtle 
Walkinshaw Shupe's letter: 

Dear Classmates: 

Greetings from your class president. "Charlie" 
Hilblsb and "Doc" Leiser are co-chairmen in the 
Lewisburg area for our reunion. 

Likewise, there are chairmen for every other 
area. When you receive a letter from your chair- 
man, please give him the life history of yourself, 
your family, your achievements, your hobbies, so 
that all members of the '09 class may have a real 
reunion after forty-five years out in the wide, wide 
world. Other area chairmen at work are Allan 
Bitter, Log Angeles: Myra M. Chaffee, Towanda; 
Eunice Hall Johnson, and "Chick" Florin, Pitts- 
burgh. I have 96 names. Why can't we have 
"M" for "•15" and maybe more? Just "Walkle" 
speaking. 

A recent letter from Richard Darling- 
ton who i^ at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., 2626 
Del Mar Place for the winter informs 
us that he will make a special effort 
to be present at Bucknell, June 12. 

Charlotte Hulley Velte is now living 
at 10799 Sherman Grove Ave., Sun- 
land, Calif. 

We regret U> report at this late date 
that Dr. Herman G. Difenderfer died 
in John.stov/n sc-veral yt-ar.s a^o. fThank 
you Mrs. Mabel Brown Aller, 1915, for 
this information.) 

Myrtle and FVank Shape write en- 
thusia.stically about their newly ac- 
quired bungalow, Larch Lodge, located 
on the west side of Lake Canadohta in 
Northwestern Pennsylvania. It is their 
.summer home where all their family of 
16 can gather. 

Dr. Ileber W. Youngknn recently pre- 

MARCfl IftSi 



sided and made an address on his meth- 
od of presenting Belladorma from the 
Taxonomic Viewpoint to a teachers' 
seminar at the University of Utah, Salt 
Lake City. 

Last call to the 45th reunion of the 
Class of 1909 on June 12 — consider and 
act accordingly. 

CLASS OF 1912 

Class Reporter: MRS. H. W. HOUSEICNECHT 

(Maze Callahan) 

108 W. Penn St., Muncy, Pa. 

I'm always glad when the holiday 
season rolls around. I know that I'm 
going to see some familiar hand writ- 
ing, some familiar faces and maybe a 
note or two for my column. Ruby's 
greeting expresses my thoughts 

"Never a Christmas Morning, 
Never the Old Year Ends, 
But Somebody Thinlis of Somebody, 
Old Days, Old Times, Old Friends." 

It's a most satisfying and gratifying 
feeling to have this renewed contact. 

My first greeting and letter came 
from Eva Himmelreich Apgar Dec. 8th. 
"Dear Maze, 

Get a big kick from your Class report and espe- 
cially this time, am trying to prepare myself for 
Hay's retirement. Thought perhaps you could or- 
der two cages when you put in your order or since I 
am living in Pennsylvania, perhaps we could share 
a room in the same "old ladies' home." 

We moved to Levittown on Oct. 26th after many 
years in Trenton. You probably have read about 
this development. It is really wonderful, everything 
so modern and stores so brand new. These are all 
in a compact shopping center. There are now over 
7.000 occupied homes and miles and miles more 
being built. It's s'.ipposed to be the 10th largest city 
in Pennsylvania when complete. 

We have very nice neighbors and like it very 
much. 

Will probably see you in June. It will be Ray's 
40th reunion year so hope to be able to be there. 

Hope you continue with your 1912 column for a 
long time having enjoyed them every time. 

Merry Christmas to you and your family. 

Eva." 

Louise Pauling- Sieber '43 sent me a 
greeting, note and picture of little 
"Rickey" who was 4 years old in April. 
He is Kathryn Oldt and Gundy Paul- 
ing's '13 4th grandchild. 
"Dear Mrs. Houseknecht, 

I love to hear from you at Christmas. Thank 
you so much for your note. We hope that you and 
your family have a very happy holiday, 

I'm not so sure about ours because Mother is in 
the hospital with pneumonia so, of course, that will 
spoil things but we are going home today to try to 
carry on. This should be Rickey's biggest and best 
Christmas. Mother is getting better but you know 
it is a long road. She was taken to the hospital on 
the 19th. 

Affectionately, 

Louise." 

Poor Kathryn! She had a terrible sick 
spell a few years ago and was just be- 
ginning to feel like herself. I guess we 
just can't have everything. 

A greeting note and picture from 
Helen Ruth: 

"Dear Mixze, 

Pcrhap.s sometime I'll get around to write you 
about my new position. 

I enjoyed looking at the reunion picture; I had 
planned to be present, but my mother'.s rapidly 
failing health (.she passed nway July 1952, a month 
after I had retired In Trenton to be with her) made 
me loathe to spend my week-end away from her. 

Enclosed picture was taken June 1952. Address 
210 Lincoln Way E. New Oxford, Pa. 

Ilcliii Ruth," 

Petrona Hean writes: 

"Elizabeth and Charles Stone came today. She Is 
studying French at Harvard, and has a po.sltlon In 
Boston with the CongrcKatlonul Church while 
Charled "dl"K" at his law. They have a nice, small 
apartment In Cambridge. Mass,, near Harvard 
which gives them home llfcl If? they aren't loo 
weary to enjoy It. Elizabeth finds time to do Junior 
League work from lime to time. Prank Is full of 
tun mid hi!; blood presiiure Is better Our bent (,o 
you and yolirB- Petrona," 

Bob Meyers writes: 

"I hope you Will enjoy ChrlHtman with all Itn 
bountiful blenDlngn the name to all the nurvlvoni of 
our claiiH If J knew where to write them. 

According to the lint of contributors to the 
Alumni Fund our rankn muat be thinning or maybe 
there In n log In loyalty. 



I attended several football games last fall and I 
must confess I did not get much from my invest- 
ment in the Bison Club — poor season, but who gets 
much these days from a small investment. I hope 
we can buy more for the gridiron if we don't go 
broke paying taxes. Our Alma Mater needs money 
but who doesn't in this fast stepping epoch. Some 
of our class members have retired. I can't stand 
that boredom — it shrinks youth. 

If you can read these few lines you are an accom- 
plished linguist. My fountain pen should be retired, 
but when Christmas gifts were in order at our house 
I forgot to tell my wife that my pen is eligible for 
Social Security. I wish you and all class members 
maiiy new years. 

Sincerely, Robert W. Meyer." 

A greeting and long letter from Ly- 
man Lister which I'll send in my next 
report. 

John Tyson was one of the soloists in 
an oratorio, "The Childhood of Christ". 
It was given in two of the leading 
churches in Williamsport. We had 
planned to hear him but a bad night 
prevented us from going. I've chased 
this young Tyson all over Lycoming 
County — talked with him on the phone 
but have never seen him. I'm going to 
meet him someday; know who he is? 
Jesse Tyson's son. 

Howard Johnson writes: 

Dear Maze C. H.. 

This is a belated Christmas greeting and note. 
First, I appreciate your references in the 1912 news. 
I'm glad that my Christmas composition of last 
year struck a responsive chord. I renew the wish. 

Second, I have recently married Miss Eva Cornell, 
of Rockville Centre. N. Y., a school teacher of N. Y. 
C, an active Baptist, who was in my first parish. 

Third, you say Pat and I are semi-retired and ask 
when will housewives retire? Do not get a cage for 
"Pop" when he retires and snoops around the 
kitchen. Do as I have done. We have a halt acre 
estate, with small bungalow and good-sized work 
sliop. Do not put Pop in the "dog-house." Let him 
putter around a shop and "go jump in the lake" 
(as I may do here) or take a Ashing trip in the Bay 
or Atlantic. Come to Jersey and you need not go to 
an old ladies' home! 

I may move in on Howard, who 
knows? His address is Lacey Road, 
Forked River, N. J. 

Other greetings from Violet and 
Louis Neumann, Helen and Ray Clarke, 
Margaret and Ez Rathmell, Ruby and 
Tim O'Leary, Alberta and Dave Mc- 
Neal, Leon and Grace Crandall, Olive 
and Matt Haggerty, Pearl and Frank 
Williams, Patsy and Pauline Hender- 
son, Helen and Vic Schmid, Arthur and 
Sarah Waltz, The Buck Shotts, Ruth 
and "Rip" Ruth, Alice and Bob Sellers, 
Kathryn and Gundy Pauling, Dr. 
Charles Koch, Fannie Wood Brown '33 
and family, Mary Weiser Jenkins and 
Tom. 

Did you notice my lengthy epistle 
in the 1912 column in the "little paper 
Rag" (Jan.) Can't you hear Buck rav- 
ing? I sent that article about Roy 
Mikle '10 with my news in June. I 
wondered why it was left out. Guess 
I'll have to go down and straighten up 
Buck's desk drawers for he is either 
slippin' or I'm seeing things. 

Fred Tyler sent a lovely greeting 
which I hope to use next year. When 
1 turned the page it said "God's bless- 
ing on your home and your rocking 
chair." 

Yes I got my rocking chair but I've 
been too busy to enjoy it. You see I'm 
getting my house in order for my young 
house guest who will stay with us 
while his parents await the Stork. He 
has his grandpa's traits — nose trouble — 
so I'm removing all obstacles- — such 
knick-knacks as butcher knives, etc. He 
moves I'astci' than any dozen kids and 
grandma just can't make the grade. 
We took him to church during the hol- 
iday season. I carried in my hand- 
bag a bottle of milk, a couple of crack- 
ers, and a small rod box in which was 
a pair of earrings. I was prepared for 
every move but these things kept him 
contented. 

Around the last of November Pop 

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and I decided to take the day off and 
go somewhere. I thought it would be 
fun to go to Clearfield for two reasons 

one to look up Ed Dufton whom we 

haven't seen for 41 years — the other 
to find some of my father's relatives. 
We found Ed's place of business — a 
lovely hardware store which had been 
in the family for several generations. 
I walked through the store back to 
the office. There stood Ed, all dressed 
up in a white shirt, looking like a real 
executive pushing a pencil. I said, 
"You're Ed Dufton, aren't you?" He 
said, "Yes, who are you?" I would 
have known him anywhere. Looks just 
the same, a trifle stouter, a few gray 
hairs, wears glasses — very shy. We 
had a nice visit, said he hoped to come 
back to school some day but most of 
the fellows whom he knew were gone. 
I asked about, "Porky" O'Brien but he 
hadn't seen him for a long time. 

Ed directed us to my relative's home 
where we had a most delightful visit. 
I found out that these people were the 
only living relatives in my father s fam- 
ily. 

1953 brought a few surprises. Letters 
from Merlon Ogden, Helen Ruth, Ly- 
man Lister, Howard Johnson's mar- 
riage, found John Tyson, heard from 
Art Waltz, chatted with Ed Dufton. 

And now when old Father Time gath- 
ers up his possessions and limps around 
the bend in the road may you survivors 
(as Bob calls us) have the best of 
Health, Wealth, and Happiness. 

Keep your feet on the ground, do your 
own thinking, don't let anyone boss 
you. May 1954 make us all better men 
and women. 

CLASS OF 1913 

class Reporter: MR. CHARLES L. SANDERS 
76 Walnut St., Mifflinburg. Pa. 

Rev. L. Earl Jackson, in his new pas- 
torate in Prospect Park, writes as fol- 
lows: 

"After 16 months here we are much at home, and 
increasingly happy in this church's spirit and ser- 
viCP Celebrated one-third century of marriage on 
Octobei- 28. I enjoyed Rochester Convocation. Penn- 
sylvania Pastors' Conference at Harrisburg. and. 
with Helen, my Bucknell reunion. Dorothy is very 
happy with her Beverly, Mass. 4th-graders, school 
glee club, the camera club, and is now soprano in 
First Universaiist o.uartette. Lynn. Mass." 

The quotation is part of a pastoral 
note entitled "1953 Highlights For Our 
Friends" Earl sent to parishioners at 
Christmas. Glad you're back in Penn- 
sylvania, Earl, after your years since 
graduation in other parts of the U. S. 

At the Union County birthday dinner 
in Lewisburg, Feb. 9, Dr. Earl M. Rich- 
ards, vice president of Repubhc Steel 
Co., Cleveland, is to give an illustrated 
address on "The St. Lawrence Seaway 
Project", a subject upon which he has 
written and spoken on many occasions. 
When this issue of the ALUMNUS ap- 
pears, your reporter will, as now 
planned, have had the pleasure of 
greeting Earl and of hearing his ad- 
dress. Probably a few other '13ers will 
have been there also. 

CLASS OF 1916 

Class Reporter: MRS. GEORGE S. STEVENSON 

(Amy Patterson) 

R. D. 1 Box 556, Red Bank, N. J. 

Dot Bunnell Schnure's house seems 
to be a meeting place for alumni. In 
a recent letter she mentions about _ a 
dozen visitors. One was Cecelia Kit- 
lowski Starzynski who, since her hus- 
band's death, has been living with her 
son in San Francisco. Her address is 
2134 Green St., San Francisco 23. Dot 
also reports being, at last count, eight 
times a grandmother. 

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CLASS OF 1917 

Class Reporter: MRS. CARL A. SCHHG 

(Alice Johnson) 

266 Lincoln Ave., Wilhamsport 12, Pa. 

Dr. Eugene P. Bertin was recently 
elected to the post of vice president of 
the Lycoming County Bucknell Alum- 
ni Association. 

We announce with sorrow the death 
of Walter T. Lodge at Paulsboro, N. J. 
on November 7. 1953. The heartfelt 
sympathies of the University and the 
class are extended to Mrs. Lodge on 
this sad occasion. 

Charles W. Potter, who retired as 
supervising principal of Jersey Shore 
High School in June 1952, has joined 
the staff of Lycoming College, Wil- 
liamsport. 

We recently learned that Irvin P. 
Sowers has retired from teaching but 
is still doing substitute work. 

Mrs. Erie (Tip) Topham (C. Ray 
Speare) retired from public school 
teaching in Philadelphia after 35 years 
of service. Ray has always contrib- 
uted liberally of her time and expe- 
rience in student recruitment and alum- 
ni activities. We all hope she will be 
willing to undertake even greater 
alumni activities now. 

CLASS OF 1919 

President: DR. FRANKLIN D. JONES 
2617 St. David's Lane, Ardmore, Pa. 

"Plan NOW to Come to Our Thirty-fifth 
Reunion June 11-14, 1954." 

In June the Class of 1919 will have 
its 35th Reunion. The first 30 replies 
show that this will be the best attended 
reunion we've had. Plan to be there, 
for we can actually have a perfect at- 
tendance. Don't forget to send in your 
biography for the 35-Year L'Agenda. 
We already have splendid biographies 
of Charles J. Anchor, Harold N. Gilbert, 
Helen R. Hoffa, Raym.ond D. (Bing) 
Kline George Merrill Kunkel, Chester 
R. Leaber, Mrs. Harold W. Musser 
(Thelora Smith), Mrs. Martin C. Skav- 
ish (Jean Flanagan), Mrs. Alan Eraser 
Small (Helen E. Swartz). 

Edwin E. Aubrey is active in student 
Christian association affairs at the na- 
tional level. He is chairman of the 
program commission of the National 
Student Council of Y. M. and Y. W. C. 
A.'s, and a member of the advisory 
committee of the student division of 
the National Y. M. C. A. He also 
serves as chairman of the editorial 
board of Haddam House which pub- 
Ushes books for students in the field 
of religion and ethics, and as chairrrian 
of the advisory council of the depart- 
ment of religion at Princeton Univer- 
sity. 

CLASS OF 1920 

Class Reporter: MR. HAYES L. PERSON 
60 S. Third St.. Lewisburg, Pa. 

L. E. Lighton continues to collect 
honors here and abroad for his emi- 
nent work as a battery engineer. Les, 
vice president in charge of engineering 
for the Electric Storage Battery Com- 
pany, received his latest honor recently 
when he addressed the Philadelphia 
section of the Electrochemical Society 
on the University of Pennsylvania cam- 
pus. 

You all would have enjoyed Ruth 
(Farquhar '19) and Harry Warfel's 
Christmas greeting and news letter 
which this year came from Sybelstrasse 
1, Marburg Lahn, Germany, where Har- 
ry is lecturing this year at Marburg 
University. As usual, Ruth and Har- 
ry are going to include a great deal of 
interesting side trips during their stay 
in Europe. 



T. Cortland Williams, who received 
the professional degree of mechanical 
engineer at Bucknell's commencement 
exercises last June, has been elected 
executive vice president of Stone & 
Webster Engineering Corp. Cort will 
continue his present responsibilities as 
senior construction engineer. 

CLASS OF 1922 

Class Reporter: MR. PHILIP C. CAMPBELL 
R. D. 5, Danville, Pa. 

To those of US who remember Doc 
Hidlay in his "chicken-chasing" days 
on the campus it won't come as a sur- 
prise to learn that Dr. Raymond G. 
Hidlay won awards at the Pennsylvania 
State Farm Show with his Old Enghsh 
Black Game bantams. He also did well 
in the Wheaton game bantam and in 
the modern brown-red game bantam 
section. If you want to know why Doc 
has switched to bantams as his hobby, 
you better write him yourself at Dun- 
more. 

CLASS OF 1924 

Class Reporter: MR. ALFRED G. STOUGHTON 
13105 .Atlantic Ave.. Rockville, Md. 

"Plan NOW to Come to Our Thirtieth 
Reunion June 11-14, 1954." 

Miss Ida R. Heller has been appoint- 
ed to serve on the commission on teach- 
er education and professional standards, 
P. S. E. A. 



IT HAPPENED HERE 

Thirty Years Ago — 1924 
The proposal for a new examination sys- 
tem, closer co-operation between faculty and 
students, and uniformity in the application 
of existing faculty rules were passed by a 
seventy-five per cent affirmative vote. 



CLASS OF 1925 

Class Reporter: REV. WILLIAM D. GOLIGHTLY 
708 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, Pa. 

Mrs. Marvin Heller (Helen Waldner) 

has given up teaching music in the pub- 
lic schools at Ashland. She is now 
doing piano teaching and choir work. 

CLASS OF 1926 

Class Reporter: MISS ANNA L. BROWN 
45 Wildwood Ave.. Pitman, N. J. 

Robert Y. Garrett, Jr. was recently 
named administrator of the Cooper 
Hospital, Camden, N. J. at the annual 
meeting of its board of managers. He 
was also elected assistant secretary and 
assistant treasurer to the board. 

Formerly a trust officer of the Cam- 
den Trust Co.. Bob resigned from that 
position in April 1953 to devote full 
time to his duties as treasurer of Cooper 
Hospital. Between 1933 and 1953, he 
served successively as assistant trust 
officer and trust officer of the Camden 
Trust Co. 

He is a member of the advisory board 
of the Haddonfield branch of Camden 
Trust Co. He is a past president of the 
Camden Rotary Club and a former 
member of the Camden County Voca- 
tional School Board. For eighteen 
years he was a member of the Haddon- 
field Board of Education, and served as 
its president for ten years. 

Mrs. Franz J. Postpichal (Ruth M. 
Propert) is teaching algebra in the 
Abington Friends School in Jenkin- 
town. 

CLASS OF 1928 

Class Reporter: MRS. H. M. MARSH 

(Lorinne Martin) 
60 Prospect Hill Ave., Summit, N. J. 

Rev. Emil Kontz continues an out- 
standing ministry in the First Baptist 
Church, Birmingham, Mich., which be- 

MARCH 1 9 5 -t 



gan in November 1947. In addition to 
his pastoral duties, Rev. Kontz is active 
in many other organizations and is a 
frequent spealier at youth conferences, 
church conventions and committee 
meetings. He is married to the former 
Hanna K. Dulity and they have two 
children, Elaine and Richard. 

Did you notice that in the last issue 
of THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS, page 
8, we listed Earle L. Mover as a mem- 
ber of the Class of 1929? " This was just 
another case of gremlins in the type 
case and we assure you that Earle is 
still a member in good standing of our 
class. 

Dr. WUbur S. Sheriff delivered the 
Founders' Day address at Crozer The- 
ological Seminarv under the title "The 
FaU of the Mantle." 

CLASS OF 1929 

Class Reporter: THELILA J. SHO WALTER 
223 State St.. Harrisburg. Pa. 

—"Plan NOW to Come to Our Twen- 
ty-fifth (Silver) Reunion June 11-14, 
1954."— 



IT HAPPENED HERE 

Twenty-five Years Ago — 19*20 
The men's glee club will leave for its fif- 
teen day journey through Pennsylvania. New 
Jersey and Delaware. 



CLASS OF 1933 

Class Reporter: MRS. ERNEST H. ENGELHARDT 

(Janet Worthington) 

375 College HiH. Blcomsburg, Pa. 

While solemnly contemplating the in- 
come tax of March 15, it is delightful 
to receive a lift in news from a class- 
mate. 

Charles B. Adams' new address is 
1511 Myron St., Schenectady, N. Y. 
Effective September 1953 he was ap- 
pointed manager of purchases for the 
General Electric Co. He and Marjorie 
have two children. Donald, 13, and 
Diane, 9. 

Had a newsy letter from Janet Blair, 
now Mrs. Robert Bogar '31, whom 1 
haven't seen since last wintsr when we 
almost collided in a store in Harrisburg. 
She is currently involved in getting out- 
fits ready for a daughter of school- 
dance-age, conducts a thirty-five mem- 
ber junior choir, and is president of the 
Pi Phi Alumna Club in Harrisburg. 
Bob, her husband, was elected to a 
four year term as school director of 
Paxtang Borough at the last election. 
Allan, a sophomore at John Harris High 
Schcoi, is a DeMolay and Explorer, 
Star Rank. 

Dr. L. P. Bly received his M.D. at 
the University of Pennsylvania in 1937. 
From 1942 to 1946 he was a Lieutenant 
Commander in the Navy, specializing 
in obstetrics and gynics. His two chil- 
dren are Loren L., 14, who plans to go 
to Bucknell, and Lynne, 3. His present 
address is Cuba, N. Y. 

"Charles Bidelspacher, Jr., Attorney 
of Williamsport, Hits Jackpot in Big 
Suits" was the headline of an article I 
read in the Crii nf^wspaper early in Jan- 
uary. Handling big cases became rou- 
tine for "Bidy," as he is knr.w to fel- 
low lawyers, in 1953. Four of the cases 
involved suits of $1,000,000 and higher. 
He is given much of the credit for the 
pay-off in the much publicized Wil- 
liamsport Wire Rope Case. He and 
(our associates stand to crillect legal fees 
of $1,800,000 based on the initial dis- 
tribution of the settlement and will 
realize $2,500,000 in fees when all claims 
are settled. He also serves as city 

.M A K f. II I 3 « 



solicitor, was on the winning side in 
the Fickle Fanny oil well case, and is 
awaiting decisions on two other cases, 
one involving title to coal and another 
an anti-trust suit against the movie in- 
dustry. S signs are floating in front 
of my eyes so much I can't see. Con- 
gratulations, Charlie! 

Dr. Palmer Burg, who spent one year 
at Bucknell and five years receiving his 
B.S. and D.D.S. degrees at Pittsburgh, 
is busy practicing dentistry in his home 
town of Red Lion. He is active in many 
local organizations. 

Margaret E. Cornely, now Mrs. 
Claude G. Schmitt, says the brains of 
her family are in lier husband's name, 
but if I remember correctly, Margaret 
contributes her 50 to the 100%. Her 
husband, having taught at Oklahoma A. 
& M. after receiving his doctorate at 
Ohio State in chemistry, joined Kodak. 
Then he decided to study law, became 
a member of the Patent Bar and the 
New York Bar, and is assistant director 
of the patent division of Eastman Ko- 
dak. He is chairman of the geneology 
division of the Historical Society and 
the Boy Scout Committee. Why the 
Scouts? Why, Claude Junior is a fresh- 
man in high school this year. Carolyn 
Cornely is in fifth grade. So good to 
hear from Margaret. 

Alice Leslie, now Mrs. Stuart Brena- 
man, really loves teaching kindergar- 
den in a beautiful, modern room filled 
with adorable children. Her husband 
is with the Great Lakes Steel Company. 
Ted, her son, six feet, one and one half 
inches tall, was eighteen in February. 
Ann, her daughter, is twelve. 

Samuel S. Stern is treasurer of the 
New Jersey Association of Public Ac- 
countants and lecturer of the American 
Institute of Banking. 

Thanks class, for being so wonderful 
in sending in news. Who wouldn't be 
proud of our Class of 1933? Alma Ma- 
ter should be smiling benevolently, like 
Mona Lisa — secret, subtle thoughts. 
What does she really want of us, and 
we from her and from one another — 
love? This above all! Don't tell me 
she's commercial too — wants a fur coat! 
Ah no — the aim of the University is the 
pursuit of truth. Truth is beauty, 
beauty, truth. 

CLASS OF 1934 

Class Reporter: MRS. WILLIAM S. LIMING 

iRuth Hohr) 

396 Andrews Rd., East WiUiston. N. Y. 

"Plan NOW to Come to Our Twentieth 
Reunion June 11-14, 1954." 

Well 1954 has arrived and we haven't 
many months to wait for our 20th on 
June 12th. As I've said before I'll be 
there; will you? Have had some inter- 
esting mail but not enough! Wish I 
could get you folks to answer my letters 
and cards. GIVE OUT WITH THE 
NEWS. I'll just let you know who I've 
heard from. 

Gardner M. Loughery sent me a fine 
newsy letter with some "brickbats as 
well as roses." He and his wife "Sue" 
Hill Loughery '35 and their two sons 
13 and 4 years of age, live at 336 Abbey 
Court, Ridgewood, N. J. He tells us 
he's a commuter and is putting on 
weight and losing his hair (aren't we 
alll). He was fortunate enough to sec 
the Delaware and homecoming games. 
Too bad he missed us at the Lafayette 
game. Gardner doesn't sa.y, but seems 
I heard he was in the insur./ncf busi- 
ness. He relates that L.-irr.v Bond is 
"doing wi'll with U. S. Rublji.T Co."; 
Bailey Russell died about four years 
ago; Paul Reit/, is teaching in Hershcy; 



Ed Flexer is a game warden in Pennsyl- 
vania; Eugene Cook is in South Jersey 
with Kimball Glass Co. These were 
all fine fellows and they all played a 
good game of "bridge" — wonder if they 
still do? 

William P. Boger is off to Europe to 
speak to medical groups. We are fortu- 
nate to have him on our class roster. 
He'll be back to greet us all in June. 

Fred D. Plnatti, formerly in charge 
of research and engineering at the 
Vineland, N. J. plant of Kimball Glass 
Co., has been elected a vice president 
and member of the board of directors 
of the company. Fred joined the Kim- 
ball Glass Co. right after graduation 
and has shown a steady record of pro- 
motion in the organization. He used 
to be a wonderful dancer and a "hand- 
some guy" — hope we'll see him in June. 

Major Harold A. Endler graduated 
from the Command and General Staff 
College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 
on December 18. I understand that 
while there, he was preparing for duty 
on the general staff of division on high- 
er units. I'm kind of glad we've a good 
military man on our class roster — 
makes you feel better in these troubled 
times. 

Rev. and Mrs. Vincent Wayland and 

family are now living in Lakeville, 
N. Y. where he is minister of the Lake- 
ville Community Church. Met the Ed 
Wittmer's '35 (Lois Kurtz Wittmer) at 
an open house during the Christmas 
season and we all chatted about Vince. 
Ed and Lois are kept busy with their 
daughters and are active in their Epis- 
copal Church in the Bronx. They hope 
to get back to Lewisburg in June. 

Dr. James M. Converse has a success- 
ful practice in Williamsport and is a 
radiologist at the Williamsport Hospital. 
He is the father of six boys and one girl. 
Seems to me this sounds like a class 
record. How does his wife manage; I 
have my hands full with two young- 
sters. 

Mrs. Alfred H. Miller (Ruth Beers) 

of Bloomsburg tells us she has two boys, 
Alfred Junior, 27 months and Charles, 
8 months. Needless to tell how she 
spends her time. 

Saved the best for the last. Dorothy 
Kester, that excellent star of Cap and 
Dagger in the good old days, is my idea 
of a truly great career gal. Wish we 
could print her entire letter then you 
could truly appreciate all she's done 
since June 1934. Dot is a director at 
The Weathervane, the Akron, O. com- 
munity theatre, and at present is di- 
recting a play at Ellet Jr.-Sr. High to 
be presented in March as part of the 
world wide celebration of International 
Theatre Month, sponsored by ANTA 
and UNESCO. Dot is a member of 
ANTA (American National Theatre and 
Academy) and was a delegate to their 
annual assembly representing the Chil- 
dren's Theatre Conference, a division of 
the American Education Theatre As- 
sociation. Last August Dot was con- 
vention program chairman for the an- 
nual meeting of the' Children's Theatre 
Conference at Adclplii College hero on 
Long Island. As present she is thcii' 
publicity chairman and preparing for 
their August meeting at Michigan State 
College. Dot is co-ordinator of speech 
education for Akron public schools and 
does a story houi' over WAKR. She's 
,-i member of th(,' American Spet'ch and 
Hearing Association and chairman of 
the speech supervisors in cities of over 
200,000 population and presided in No- 
vember at their meeting in N. Y. Dot 

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is president of Beta Mu chapter of Delta 
Kappa Gamma, an honorary teachers 
society; also state first vice president 
and state program chairman and will 
represent Ohio at their 25th anniver- 
sary convention in Boston. 

Dorothy certainly does travel about 
and is still active with Phi Mu. In 1952 
at the lOOth anniversary at Macon, Ga. 
she was awarded first prize in the na- 
tional contest for her "Centennial Son- 
net." She is on the editorial board of 
The Agloia, the Phi Mu magazine. 

I could go on about Dot's wonderful 
activities but feel I've given you a 
bird's-eye view of the busy life of one 
of our more prominent classmates. 
Hope this won't keep you from writing 
to me — after all those of us who lead 
just normal lives as parents and bread- 
winners are important too — we're 
building the future America and cur 
sons and daughters are reaping the 
benefits of those four years we spent at 
Bucknell. I'm still hoping my two will 
choose Bucknell and by the time they 
are ready the campus will be more 
wonderful with the addition of the 
F. W. Olin Science Building and the 
other new buildings to come. 

I'll be looking for YOU on June 12th. 
Meanwhile, I'd appreciate some more 
news — wouldn't you — just write to me 
at the above address. Just remembered 
— what happened to the Bucknell little 
theatre project — how hopeful we were 
20 years ago to have a theatre at Buck- 
nell — perhaps in June we might do 
something about this. 



IT HAPPENED HERE 

Twenty Years Ago ■ — • 19:J4 
E. E, Mylin named to succeed Snavely as 
football, baseball coach. 



CLASS OF 1935 

Class Reporter: MRS. FREDERICK A. STRALEY 

(Metta Farrington) 

Furnace Rd., R. D. 1, Lewisburg, Pa. 

Dr. William H. Druckemiller was cer- 
tified by the American Board of Neu- 
rological Surgery and is on his way to 
Korea. 

J. Melvin Miller received a promotion 
to Lt. Col. in the U. S. Air Force Re- 
serve in July 1953. 







The Rev. Anthony Vasquez, for near- 
ly eight years director of Christian edu- 
cation and youth activities for the Bap- 
tist Union of Philadelphia and vicinity, 
has become minister of St. John's Bap- 
tist Church in Philadelphia. Before 
taking up the associational work, Tony 
served as a pastor in Brooklyn and as 
director of young people for the Italian 
Baptist Convention of America. 

CLASS OF 1939 

Class Reporter : MR. DAVID R. BAGENSTOSE 
Conestoga Rd., Wayne. Fa. 

"Plan NOW to Come to Our Fifteenth 
Reunion June 11-14, 1954." 



a radio program from Wilkes-Barre. 
It was Alice Moore, who is librarian 
of the City Library. 



Children of the Platfs (Janet Soars '3B) of New 
Columbia, Pa., Paul, Larry and Peggy. 

CLASS OF 1937 

Class Reporter: ME. SIGMUND STOLER 
215 Chestnut St., Sunbury. Pa. 

Thayer D. Moss is an attorney-adviser 
with the Military District of Washing- 
ton, Department of the Army. 

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IT HAPPENED HERE 

Fifteen Years Ago — 19:^9 

1,000 Buclinell socialites prepare to dance 
to music of Artie Shaw at the senior prom. 



CLASS OF 1940 

Class Reporter: MRS. JAMES A. MILLER 

(Mary McCrlnal 

1220-E Brackenridge Apts., Lake Austin Blvd., 

Austin, Tex. 

In January Jim received his degree 
from the University of Texas, and we 
progressed from collegiate learning to 
the high school level. Jim is teaching 
English at Pattison, which is about 30 
miles from Houston. 

Christmas brought some welcome 
chatter — a nice newsy letter from 
Martha Clayton (Mrs. Tracey Jones) 
from Singapore, Malaya. Wish I couW 
include the whole thing. She does say 
that "Singapore is still a crossroads of 
the world . . . we shook hands with 
Vice President and Mrs. Nixon at our 
American Consulate General's home." 
This was mailed November 25, and did 
not reach darkest Texas till after 
Christmas. Wonder if they also met the 
Queen and Prince when they were 
there? 

Did you read the news item about 
Chaplain Robert "Q" Jones in the last 
issue? Bob's present parish is the "Big 
T" — the heavy cruiser USS Toledo. 

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Kohberger 
'39 (Rath Cox) announce the birth of a 
daughter, Nancy Lynn, on September 
3 They also have a son, Robert, who 
is 7. 

Our fifteenth reunion next year 
should draw a capacity crowd if every 
one would start planning to go now, 
as does Bette Towner (Mrs. Frank W. 
Magill, Jr. '39). The Magills now have 
three children — Frank III, 12, Karen, 
7, and Charles Towner, 15 months. 
Frank is now chief of the tax fraud di- 
vision of Treasury Intelligence in Pitts- 
burgh. 

Helen Peachey married Walter R. 
Rohi-s '39 in 1941, and their son is 51/2 
years old. Walt spent 30 months as 
Technical Sergeant during World War 
II, and is currently a buyer in the 
wholesale grocery firm of Middendorf 
& Rohrs. 

Helen Sanders ("Sandy") Christian 
wrote along with her Christmas card. 
She and her husband Bill had a quick 
visit with Kay Webb (Mrs. John C. 
Gault, Jr. '39), and their two small 
sons when in Williamsport recently. 
Bernice Henry is another who has set- 
tled in Billtown. Sandy also reported 
that she was quite astounded one Sat- 
urday morning to hear the name of a 
classmate announced as the speaker on 




Also had a few "Winter" greetings 
from Lee Ann, Calvin, Nelson and their 
friend. They (all the aforementioned 
except the snowman, of course) are the 
children of the Jack Winters. 

CLASS OF 1941 

Class Reporter: 

MRS. WILLIAM F. HASSELBERGER 

(Jean Steele) 

1518 Westmoreland Ave., Syracuse, N. Y. 

Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hammerman 
(Catherine Jones) had their first child, 
a son, Willard Jeffrey, January 29, 
1953. Their address is R. D. 2, Dalton. 
Thanks for the note! 

Rev. and Mrs. John R. Lepke are the 
parents of a son, Mark, born at Natal, 
S. Africa on September 18, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Scott (Caro- 
lyn Gemmill) are the parents of three 
children, Claire, 9, Jimmy, 7, and Bar- 
bara 2. Their address is 1419 Justine 
St., Pittsburgh. Thanks Caroline, for 
the letter and photo. 




Children of Richard C. Scott and Carolyn Gem- 
mill Scott, of Pittsburgh. They are Clair, 9, Jim- 
my, 7, and Barbara, 3. 

William H. Askey, young attorney in 
Williamsport, was named "Young Man 
of 1953" by the Williamsport Junior 
Chamber of Commerce. Bill, a member 
of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and a graduate 
of Dickinson Law School, won his 
award because of his service on the Red 
Cross Blood Program, the Cancer Cru- 
sade, his volunteer work in the Legal 
Aid Society and his general helpful ac- 
tivities in his home community. He is 
married to the former Betty Moore and 
they reside at 723 Fifth Avenue, Wil- 
liamsport. 

MARCH 1954 



CLASS OF 1943 

Class Reporter: MRS. EARLE E. BENTON 

(Norene Bondi 

130 Efangham Place. Westfleld. N. J. 

I've been seeing a number of Buck- 
nellians lately. On January 23 we at- 
tended a housewarming for Jeanne 
iHaynes) and Bob Thomas at their 
lovely new home at 25 Glenside Rd.. 
Murray Hill. N. J. Bob is now asso- 
ciated with '\(\Tiite Laboratories in Ken- 
ilworth. Also at the partj', which was 
engineered bv Janet (Bold) and Don 
Sholl "42. were Ruth (Chamberlain) 
and Bill Reiss. Janet (Lawlor) and Bill 
Hauk, Doris (Eber '47) and Bernie Hei- 
ber '47. Marcia (Herregesell) and Clint 
Heg^eman, D. J. (Sieverlng) and Al 
Ashman "46. Donna (Ray '46) and Bill 
Bowen, Jean i Williams '4o) and Ferd 
■Wiederspahn and Jane Griffith. 

Mr. and Mrs. 'Volney Frankel are the 
parents of a son, Paul Irving, born 
July 31. 1953. 

Dr. Robert L. Gatski is a physician 
and psychiatrist and clinical director at 
the General Baker Clinic, Delaware 
Citj\ Del. He is also the proud parent 
of four future Bucknellians. 

A letter from Marvin Geria brings 
the news that on October 31, he was 
married to Cecily Lichtenstein. He is 
doing well in a business way too for 
he is president of Cameo Building Corp. 
vchich is now building 52 homes in 
Huntington, L. I. His address is 68-09 
Booth St.. Forest HiUs, Queens, N. Y. 

Another birth announcement from an 
Honor Houser came from Mary (Orso) 
Johnny Johannesen. Michael Braker 
was born on September 30. "Via the 
grapevine, I understand Ruth Howley 
Barnes and her husband have a new 
son. How about some details, Ruth? 

Janet Lawlor Hauk entertained Kay 
Marshall Morris and children, Carol, 7, 
and Bobby, 4, and Jeanne Lever "Wean 
with Dennis, 5, and Nancy, 2, a short 
time ago. The Morrises live in Hoho- 
kus, N. J. and the "Weans in Scotch 
Plains, N. J. 

We hope to get to see Bobbie (Poling) 
and Phil Roy '42 soon. I chatted on the 
phone with her and learned all about 
their fifth (can anyone beat that?) 
baby, Peter Craig, born October 26. 

My Christmas cards brought some 
news of Bucknellians this year. Nina 
(Osovick) and Paul Magilligan and 
children have a new address — 755 Kee- 
ler Ave., Berkeley, Calif. Jean Troyer 
Prest has remarried and is now Mrs. 
Morris Cochran. Congratulations and 
best wishes to you, Jean. Harriet Lynn 
Simmonds had a boy on June 9th. That 
is all for this time. 

CLASS OF 1944 

ClaM Reporter: MRS. ROBERT F. BAKER 

(Honey Rhine ;mlth> 

Llntlys Lake R. D., Butler, N. J. 

"Plan NOW to Come to Our Tenth 
Reunion June 11-14, 1954." 

Please, please don't forget to return 
to Lewisburg in June. Ray Irwin has 
been put in charge and although he's 
noted for successful chairmanships, he's 
unable to do a thing without our in- 
terest, enthu.siasm. and determination 
to make our reunion historic. Let's not 
leave it all up to Rav and his commit- 
tee, but write ourselves to classmates 
we want to see, and instead of just 
hoping they'll be there, we can organ- 
ize enough little groups to have the 
overall reunion be more than worth 
our combined efTorLs, 

Chri.stma.s brought ever so many 
notes and .slew.s of wonderful pictures 
of the future Bucknellians. Rev. Bob 

M A KCK lost 



Kevorkian writes that along with hav- 
ing his own church, he attended Tem- 
ple University and has completed much 
of the work toward his doctorate. He 
and Bettyjean have two daughters, 
Monica, 4, and Karen, 2. Their address 
is 711 "West Broadway, Anaheim, Calif. 

Sy Bernstein's letter from 2132 Mad- 
ison St., Paducah, Ky., announced the 
birth of Susan Frances. October 26, 
1953. They also have a son David, 4. 
Sy is still with Carbide and Carbon 
Chemical in the atomic energy pro- 
gram, and transferred to Paducah from 
Oak Ridge, Tenn. 

Burney Brown became Mrs. William 
Runkle on February 6, 1954 in Lewis- 
town.- 

A timely tax exemption arrived at 
the Arthur L. Straubs on December 29. 
Her name is Susan Elizabeth and she 
joins a brother, Peter, 2. 

Mr. and Mrs. William E. King, Jr. 
(Ann Gonsior) now have two daugh- 
ters, Polly, 4, and Mary. 

Please try to come back for our first 
big reunion, and remember it's not too 
early to start planning. Vvith your per- 
mission (and they say it's a woman's 
privilege) I'd like to change a sentence 
above. Ray Irwin was not put in 
charge of the committee, rather, he 
generously accepted the responsibility. 
There's a tremendous difference! . . . 
Hope we'll see you in Lewisburg. 



IT HAPPENED HERE 



Ten Years Ago - 



-1944 



No Easter vacation scheduled; class ab- 
sences will be unexcused; students cut at 
their own risk. 



CLASS OF 1946 

Class Reporter: MRS. WILLIAM HARSHBARGER 

(Jeanne Phillips I 

666 Osborne Ave.. Morrisville. Pa. 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Clarkson (Jean 
Creelman), 40 Burrill Ave., Orange, 
Mass., are the parents of a son, Freder- 
ick HI, born in March 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grenhart (Cath- 
erine Casselman) are the parents of a 
daughter born November 16, 1953. 
Their address is 231C Haddon Hill 
Apts., Haddonfield, N. J. 

Mary Gettman has been elected sec- 
retary of the Harrisburg Alumni Club. 

Philip Glaser is now assistant buyer 
of office furniture at Goldsmith Broth- 
ers of N. Y. C. 

CLASS OF 1948 

Class Reporter : MISS JOANN GOLIGHTLY 
106 N. Grove St.. East Orange, N. J. 

June week at Bucknell would be a 
great time to get back — it's the 11th, 
12th, 13th — why not get together with 
a couple of friends — and come up to 
Lewisburg for a good time. 

A welcome letter from Helen Hayden 
Nelson reports that a second son was 
born to their family, Stephen Robert, 
on December 4, 1953. Their first child. 
William, will be two years old in Marcli. 
Helen and her husband, Ted, are mov- 
ing to Kansas City, Mo., and their new 
address will be 5421 Cedar St., Mission, 
Kansas. Further news from Helen re- 
flects that her brother Bill's newest ad- 
dition was a girl, Kalherine Jane, born 
July 20, 19.53. He and his wife and 
four children live at 13!!1 ll.irding Ter- 
race, Hillside, N. J. 

Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Davis (Flor- 
ence Kreitler) are the parents of a son, 
John Eric, born June 29, 19.53. 



CLASS OF 1949 

Class Reporter : MISS MARILYN HARER 
505 Columbia Ave., Lansdale, Pa. 

"Plan NOW to Come to Our Fifth 

Keunion June 11-14, 1954." 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shaw (Nancy 
Barker) and son, Robin, have left Ha- 
waii. They spent Christmas in New 
Jersey and will leave for the next tour 
of duty in California scon. 

It is now Dr. Saiauel S. Brenner, Jr. 
for Sam graduated from the University 
of Rochester Medical School in June 
and will serve his internship in the 
Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. 

Mr. and Mrs. Lester C. Becher (Jean 
M. Zeising) are the parents of two chil- 
dren — Thomas Drake, born September 
1951, and Pamela Jean, born May 1953. 

Robert E. Farrell was one of twelve 
newspapermen to be awarded a coveted 
Nieman Fellowship in journalism. Bob, 
a member of S. A. E., served as editor of 
The BuckneUiun and was honored by 
membership in O. D. K. and "Who's 
Who in American Colleges and Univer- 
sities" on the campus. Since gradua- 
tion he has been with the Wall Street 
Journal and for the past three years has 
served in the Washington Bureau. Bob 
is spending his year on the fellowship 
at Harvard and plans to study eco- 
nomics and history. 

Rev. Wiiliaiu Fcnstermaker is now 
associate minister of the Grace Method- 
ist Church in Harrisburg. 

Grace M. Fischer received her doctor 
of medicine degree from 'Temple Uni- 
versity June 18 and began her intern- 
ship in Germantown Hospital July 1. 

Donna M. Spencer is working in the 
group insurance department of the 
Equitable Life Assurance Society, N. Y. 
C. Her address is 6 Prospect Place, 
Springfield, N. J. 

Chemical engineers from Nome to 
Key West were disturbed when we 
placed Ted "VanKirk in the civil engi- 
neering field in our June 1953 reference 
to him. Just for the record Ted earned 
the B.S. in chemical engineering at 
Bucknell in 1949. 




Joseph A. Zcnel '49, RCA research 
engineer, showing an experimental re- 
cording head unit, the heart of video 

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tape equipment used recently in the 
first public demonstration of magnetic 
tape recording and reproduction of both 
black and white and color television 
pictures. Joe a candidate for the M.S. 
in E.E. degree at Princeton is a mem- 
ber of a seven man research team work- 
ing at the David SarnofI Research Cen- 
ter of RCA, Princeton. The story of the 
development of TV's latest fabulous 
gadget — the magnetic tape recorder — 
was first reported in the Sunday news- 
papers, December 6. The magnetic 
tape recorder is one of three "presents" 
Brig. Gen. SarnofI, chairman of the 
board of RCA, has asked the scientists 
to produce to mark his 50th anniversary 
in radio in 1956. 

We recently learned that Jack B. 
Knouse is employed as a buyer for the 
Athens plant of Ingersoll Rand Co. 

BIRTHS: Mr. and Mrs. C. William 
McChesney (Doris Baker) a daughter, 
Becky Sue, born April 2, 1953. Mr. and 
Mrs. Victor Denenberg (Ruth Orner 
'51) a daughter, Carol Faith, born April 
12, 1953. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Neuviller 
(Jane Foster) a daughter, Linda Susan, 
born July 8, 1953. A son, Robert, to 
Mr. and Mrs. John Hain, Jr. (Beverly 
Hendry) on April 5, 1953. Mr. and Mrs. 
W. Dale Hay (Norma Hunsin&er '51) a 
daughter, Pamela Rose, born April 7, 
1953. A son, December 5, 1953, to Mr. 
and Mrs. Robert Megargel (Nancy 
King). A son, Roderick Joseph, born 
October 13, 1953, to Mr. and Mrs. Rob- 
ert L. Miller (Alice Bogdanoff). Mr. 
and Mrs. Thomas H. Sonnichsen, Jr. 
(Gertrude Hogg '50) a daughter Jamie 
Lynne, born June 13, 1952. A son, How- 
ard Arthur, III, born June 4, 1953, to 
Mr. and Mrs. Howard A. VanDine, Jr. 
(Margaret Ryan '46). A son, Craig 
Chance, born May 6, 1953, to Mr. and 
Mrs. Robert Walgran (Martha Chance). 



IT HAPPENED HERE 

Five Years Ago — inJfl 
Three hundred and sixty-flve students on 
the Dean's list for the fall semester. This 
represents one-sixth of the enrollment. 



CLASS OF 1951 

Class Reporter : MISS PRANCES WILKINS 

Apt. 74. 1316 New Hampshire Ave., 

Washington. D. C. 

William Andrews was elected secre- 
tary of the Bucknell Alumni Club of 
Central New York. Mr. and Mrs. An- 
drews (Dorothy Maginniss) live at 408 
Village Dr., Syracuse 6, N. Y. 

Mr. and Mrs. James H. Case (Peggy 
Ann Caugherty) are the parents of a 
son, JefT Huyler, born February 17, 
1953. 

Alan Davis is serving as assistant edi- 
tor of the Michigan Municipal Review, 
official organ of the Michigan Munici- 
pal League. 

Gordon Masters, recently discharged 
from the Air Force, is employed as a 
technical engineer for IBM. He and his 
wife are living in Poughkeepsie, N. Y. 

Dick Rogers arrived in Lewisburg 
from Korea to the surprise of his fam- 
ily in November 1953. His wife, the 
former Helen Thomas of Lewislsurg, 
had just arrived home that day from 
the hospital with a baby daughter, Lin- 
da Marie. 

William C. Schaffner has been elect- 
ed president of the Harrisburg Aluinni 
Club. 

MARRIAGES: William W. Jackson 
and Katherine Brittain were married 
recently, Arthur L. Troast and Kather- 

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ine Webster in June 1953. John Vis- 
locky and Shirley Owens were mar- 
ried on December 12, 1953, as were 
Robert Housekeeper and Mary E. Gor- 
don. Herbert Zearfoss and Thelma 
McCarthy '54 were married December 
19, 1953, as were George F. Woodward, 
Jr. and Louise Greensling. 

CLASS OF 1952 

Class Reporter: MISS BARBARA SEGELKEN 
26 Fairmount Ave., Morristown. N, J. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Carman (Lu- 
ci!e Swetland) are living at 144V2 
Scottsville Rd., Rochester 11, N. Y. Bob 
is in his second year of medical school 
at Rochester and Lucille is working as 
children's librarian with the Rochester 
Public Library and serving as religious 
education director of the First Univer- 
salist Church. 

It is now Ensign James Hastings, if 
you please, and a Christmas letter from 
the t'.SJ' Tarawa, tells us that Jim 
hoped to reach Pakistan and visit with 
the Hildreth family on his cruise. 

Ralph B. Jackson is now qualified as 
a carrier pilot after six successful land- 
ings aboard the light aircraft carrier 
L'5'5' Monterey in the Gulf of Mexico 
recently. 

Mr. and Mrs. William Kiely, Jr. 
(Elizabeth Shuster) are the parents of 
a daughter, Lynn Kathryn, born July 
2, 1953. 

Jack Miller has been elected vice 
president of the Harrisburg Alumni 
Club. 

Rosina Davis Thomas, a nurse for the 
Arabian American Oil Company in 
Saudi, Arabia, flew home for a short 
vacation with her parents in Northum- 
berland last fall. 

Al Bradley is one of six members of 
Lambda Chi Alpha to receive a gradu- 
ate scholarship award from his national 
fraternity. Al, who graduated magna 
cum laude and earned membership in 
Phi Beta Kappa, is attending the Uni- 
versity of Michigan Law School. 

Cpl. Francis W. Fuge is a member of 
the Seventh Army Symphony Orchestra 
that made a goodwill tour of Europe 
last summer. 

MARRIAGES: Carolyn Ruth Hanson 
to Walter MacKinnon on September 12; 
Fran Locher to Arthur A. Kritler on 
September 12; Marianne Colville to 
Bruce Parkinson on September 26. 

Howard M. Thompson was married 
to Mary Jane Fisher on June 20. 

Robert M. Kinscherf was married to 
Ivy Russell August 22, 1953. 

Elizabeth A. Walker and Charles C. 
Wagner were married August 22, 1953. 

CLASS OF 1953 

Class Reporter: MRS. JAMES A. CHAMBERS, JR. 

fBarbara Roemer) 

Boulevard Apts , 8 Clark St.. Lodl. N. J. 

"Plan NOW to Come to Our First 
Reunion June 11-14, 1954." 

Before we go into the news of our 
class, we first want to remind everyone 
of our class reunion this June. Plan to 
attend now the first reunion of the 
Class of '53. See you there! 

Many, many wedding bells were ring- 
ing for class friends the past few 
months. Congratulations to all of you, 
and don't forget to send us your new 
addresses! John Diffendafer and Pat 
Nelson '55 were married December 19. 
William Catlin and Marjorie Lewis '55 
were married December 26. Paul B. 
Jacques and Beverly Gleason were 
inarried as were Karl G. Rohrbach and 
Louise Marker. Frank Kutz married 



Ruth Jean Ireland and his address is 
9710 TSU Det. 3, Army Chemical Cen- 
ter, Md. Bob Christian and Eileen 
Smith '55 were married as were Chris 
Hill and Robert Killough. Bette Mac- 
Donald married Lawrence Becker De- 
cember 31 and their address is 1281 
Mills St., Apt. 9, Menlo Park, Calif. 
Anne Wiebolt became Mrs. Richard 
Wilson and Amy Jo Abrams and Don 
Anderson '52 were also recently mar- 
ried. 

Roland Creps and Richard Markson 

were selected for the November class 
of the Navy Oificer Candidate School 
at Newport, R. I. 

John V. Kemberling is employed by 
Real French Cleaners and was recently 
married to Dorothy Kaleta. They are 
residing at 118 N. Eighth St., Sunbury. 

Way down in the deep south, Jim 
Whitney is also working for Uncle Sam. 
His address is: Pvt. James Whitney, 
US51277747, Co. 18 BTG SCRTC, Camp 
Gordon, Ga. He's serving in the Signal 
Corps. 

Ed Davis is also stationed down at 
Camp Gordon, Ga. Wonder if he and 
Jim know the other is there? 

Greg Bowen and Stan Butterworth 
are serving in the Marines. 

Ellen Herte is working at West Point, 
naturally, as a secretary in the Ord- 
nance Dept. Joan Lafferandre is em- 
ployed by Young and Rubicam, an ad- 
vertising firm in New York City. 

Marilyn A. Gardner is teaching art in 
the Junior High School at Sunbury. 
Mrs. James Ostendarp (Shirley Reid- 
inger) is teaching 3rd grade at the Ele- 
mentary School in Linntown, and Kit- 
sy Bell is teaching near Phila. 

Pursuing graduate work we find 
Barb Simpson attending the University 
of Pennsylvania under an economic 
scholarship (and living with Babs Paul- 
ison at 1813 Spruce St., Phila.) and Art 
Long taking a post graduate course in 
engineering at Bucknell. 

Max VanBuskirk and Mary Jane 
Webber were married August 30. Max 
is a student at the University of Penn- 
sylvania Veterinary Medicine and Mary 
Jane is employed as an administrative 
secretary in the office of the Dean. 

Clarence D. Gardei is doing graduate 
work at Purdue in industrial psychol- 
ogy. His address is Apt. 325-2, F. P. H. 
A., West Lafayette, Ind. Mr. and Mrs. 
Garei's two children, Russell and Lois 
Ann, just passed their third and first 
birthdays respectively. 

Down Philadelphia way we find a lot 
of Bucknellians. Claire Vogelsong and 
Jane Banker are both working for At- 
lantic Refining Co. as secretaries. Claire 
is in the sales department and living at 
2107 Spruce St., Phila. 3. "Bugs" 
Harvey is working for Liberty Mutual 
Insurance, and Nancy Wisehaupt for 
Wanamaker's. 

Pfc. Howard J. Brosious is stationed 
in Germany with the Army. After leav- 
ing Bucknell he studied at South East- 
ern University in Washington, D. C. and 
worked for the FBI. His present ad- 
dress is U. S. 24006417, C "A", 656th 
Engr. Topo. Bn. A. P. O. 403, c/o P. M., 
New York. 

Here's the latest on Jane Banker and 
Greg Bowen: Married, February 7 at 
Lewistown. 

(Ed. Note) We regret the fact that 
limited space has made it impossible 
to print all the notes submitted to us 
the past three issues by your reporter. 
They will be printed as soon as space 
permits. To help "catch up" some class 
notes will reach you by mail soon. 

MARCH 1954 



We Visit Biiekiiellians in Europe 

By Forrest D. Browx, Secretary, Christian Association 



Travel can be just that. Going places, 
seeing things strange and exotic, or ordinary ; 
doing things, rushing madly around, or just 
loafing — can be travel and pleasant. On 
the other hand it may mean a serious in- 
terest in art, histor>-, cultural patterns of 
different societies and groups, industrial de- 
velopment or social problems — and be im- 
mensely stimulating and educational. More 
of this serious study is being accomplished 
each year by Americans. Thirty thousand 
of 400,000 Americans who applied for pass- 
ports to travel abroad last year did so for 
"educational purposes". 

Our own interests for the five and a 
half months in Europe were in between. We 
wanted to see other countries and peoples, 
and to make some cultural comparisons. 
We wanted to know something about the 
religious situation in Portugal and Spain. 
the cultural conflicts in colonial Moslem 
Xorth Africa, the outlook of youth and stu- 
dents in Europe, and the progress and val- 
idity of student exchange ever^-where. We 
were fortunate in being able to make con- 
tacts with English speaking friends, old 
and new. in all the places we visited, and 
through them meet many other people of 
the respective countries. 

\\ e came out of the experience convinced 
that travel abroad could be made profoundly 
more meaningful if Americans took time to 
meet the real people in the countries they 
visit, and if they made use of their own 
professional associations and counterparts in 
other countries, this would be possible. 

On our initial long journey by train from 
Paris to Lisbon, our compartment friend, 
Manuel Mendes. young Portugese engineer 
who was returning home from six months 
study and observation in the Pittsburgh 
area, proved to be a most stimulating host. 
Enthusiastic about the superb treatment 
given him by members of his profession in 
Pittsburgh, he couldn't do enough for Amer- 
icans. Through him the towns and scenery 
and people took on human forms. Customs 
checks and strange customs were met with 
ease. In Lisbon another group of new friends 
introduced us to most fascinating people, his- 
toric places and to the history of a once 
great power, and a strong friend of the U. S. 

In Madrid and in Lisbon, other good 
friends unfolded for us some of the great 
art treasures of Spain in painting and in 
architecture. From the small but beautiful 
concealed Protestant chapels we got a sense 
of what being a Christian means under 
persecution. We witnessed also the deep 
devotion of the Spanish people to their own 
state faith r Roman Catholic), and the ten- 
sions such a relationship creates in domestic, 
social, economic and political life. Some of 
the most helpful conversations were with 
Roman Catholics in varied professions who 
have no illusions atxjut their explosive situ- 
ation. It may be hoped that the program 
of American aid will bring back into mod- 
ern life the country which has for years been 
in a back efldy. Seventy-five Spanish stu- 
dents arc_ in the USA studying this year, 
:^^ part of that program. Spain is indeed a 
tourist's paradise Ix-causc of the low prices 
and historic and colorful interests. The ec- 
ommiic suffering of the people is tragic. 
Drafted «.)ldiers, serving for two years, re- 
ceive forty-five cents a month. 

In Algiers and in Tunis, our contact 
friend* were missionaries under the Mcth- 
^lisl Hoard, who knew the language and the 
;o|ilc. Through them wc met French oflTi- 
■ iais, Arab leaders anri friends, and saw 
first hand surh exotic places as "The Casl)a" 
arul the sacred city of "Kairouan", N'ativc 
hamlicrafts and cu.stonis, and the life within 

MARCH I * S 4 




THE FORREST BROWN'S AT FRANKFURT A /M 
Left to Rujht— Mr. Merkel, brother of Gertrude Merkel M. A. '51; Hans 
.rensen '50-51 ; Forrest D. Brown, secretary, Christian Association ; Mrs. Vii-- 
sinia Werlein Geek '49-50; Karl Geek '49-50; Mrs. Forrest D. Brown; Ernst 
Walli-app '50-51. 



the native villages of the Kabyle people in 
the remote hinderland, the ruins of an amaz- 
ing Greek and Roman civilization, now 
emerging from the sands, revealed new di- 
mensions of history to us. 

In Rome for Easter, we attended the 
American Church. The coffee hour follow- 
ing provides opportunity for meeting mem- 
bers of the American community — a delight- 
ful custom we were to find also in Geneva 
and in Paris. Of the more than half a mil- 
lion pilgrims to Rome at that season, three- 
fourths were said to be Germans ! In Flor- 
ence we met Italian students enthusiastically 
looking forward to a year in an American 
University under the Fulbright program. We 
also met two who had returned, a bit disil- 
lusioned to find that their training and ex- 
perience still did not qualify them to be 
teachers in their chosen fields of art and phil- 
osophy. A "professorship" in a European 
University, in fact any academic status, 
comes after long years of sacrifice, research, 
and is in itself recognition, rather than the 
pathway to recognition. 

In Germany we were introduced to Nuren- 
berg, Oberamagau, and Bavaria by Miss 
Betty Funkhouser, former assistant dean of 
women at Bucknell. At Zwcibrucken we 
were able to spend two week ends with For- 
rest, Jr. '51, and his wife, and to get here 
something of the life and outlook of the 
armed services on occupation duty. Through- 
out Europe we were pleased with the con- 
duct and spirit of American military per- 
sonnel. They were on the whole better rep- 
resentatives than the average run of tour- 
ists ! And they were taking advantage of 
seeing Europe. In Frankfurt we were part 
of a Bucknell reunion in the beautiful apart- 
ment of Gingi and Karl Geek. Karl has 
finished bis I'h.D. work with honors, and is 
now qualifying for the |)ost of "Judge". Me 
will presently return to his position with the 
Law Faculty of the University <if I'rankfurl. 
At the party were Hans Jensen and i'>nst 
Wallrapp who were at Bucknell in I'J.SI- 
\')S2, anrI who are still studying law at 
Frankfurt and Marburg respectively, fier- 
trud Merkle's brother, formerly a student at 
till' U. of N. ('., was also there. Alllioiigli 
economic conditions were .severe, they seemed 
to radiate some of the new hope of Ger- 



many. Under the guidance of Gingi and 
Karl, we took the famous Rhine River trip. 

In Switzerland and in Holland we found 
English spoken to such an extent that we 
did not feel any handicap in getting about. 
The peoples here are optimistic, hard work- 
ing, and seem to be very much like ourselves. 
At the U. of Leyden we met John Carmen, 
brother to Bob '52. In Geneva we met lead- 
ers of the World Council of Churches, and 
of the World's Student Christian Federa- 
tion, some of them old friends. We were 
amazed to find here, as in so many other 
University centers, many Americans, espe- 
cially medical students. Here we also got 
to know the Smith College Junior Year 
group. Success in foreign study depends so 
much on ability to handle the language. 

France proved for us to be a difficult 
country to understand. We saw at its best 
Christian compassion in the work of the 
CIMAUE, Protestant relief work. Here 
the strong tliough small Protestant commu- 
nity of France has taken responsibility for 
thousands of refugees from Spain, Russia 
and the countries behind the iron curtain^ 
making an attempt to integrate them into 
the normal life of the community. In a 
country already overcrowded, poor, and dis- 
organized this is no easy thing. 

[n Britain we arrived in time for the Cor- 
onation, and remained for seven weeks, 
spending much of the time with relatives. As 
Americans we can never understand this re- 
lationship of a people and their king or 
(|ueen. For them it is a vital and thrilling 
thing. It gives cohesion to the scatlerecl 
remnants of em|)ire and coTuinnnwealth. Lux- 
uries are few. Although the peojile are 
tired, the national spirit is superb. 

Even much as there is to see across lui- 
rope, we cannot understand it without know- 
ing something of the history, and of the 
people themselves. So many times we wished 
for more knowledge of history, and a speak- 
ing knowledge of l''rench at least 1 

When you g<J, we hope that you too will 
mal<e it a point lo meet the people. They ;irc 
the most iiiteresling part of ICuropel 

I'.ii. N(n-K -Mr. Brown is this summer 
Icidiiig a tour lo ['Europe for the (iiiild oti 
Slndcnl Travel, leaving (Juebcc on June 
IJtb, returning on July .30. 

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THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS is published in January, March, April, June, 

September, October and December by Bucknell University, Lewisburg, fa. 

Member — American Alumni Council 

OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION 
MRS. J. B. KELLY (Emily Devine '21), President, 1569 Metropolitan Ave., New Yorl: 02, 

N y 
PAUL E FINK '29, First Vice President, 606 N- Arch St., Montoursvdle, Pa. 
WILLIAM S. LIMING '33, Second Vice President, 396 Andrews Rd., East Williston, L. I., 

New York. 
DAYTON L. RANCK '10, Treasurer, 35 Marlcet St., Lewisburg, Pa. 
JOHN H. SHOTT x'22, Secretary and Editor, 116 Faculty Court, Lewisburg, Pa. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
PAUL E. FINK '29, 006 N. Arch St., Montoursville, Pa. (1954). 

MRS J B. KELLY (Emily Devine '21), 1509 Metropolitan Ave., New Yorlc 02, N. Y. (1954). 
LAWRENCE M. KIMBALL '23, Box 226, Vineland, N. J. (1954). 
DANIEL M. ROOP '45, 19 Vine St., Danville, Pa. (1954). 
KENNETH W. SLIFER '20, 177 Briar Hill Lane, Woodbury, N. J. (1954). 
WILLIAM S. LIMING '33, 396 Andrews Rd., East Williston, L. I., New York (1955). 
JOSEPH T. QUICK '38, Wriglit Rd., R. D. 2, Newtown, Pa. (1955). 
MRS. JOHN A. RHODES (Helen E. Bodine '20), 1035 N. Negley Ave., Pittsburgli 0, Pa. 

(1955). 
CLAIR G. SPANGLER '25, 214 N. Sixth St., Reading, Pa. (1955). 
JOHN F. WORTH '37, 233 N. Galveston St., Arlington, Va. (1955). 
MRS. BROWN FOCHT (Florence Utt '30), 229 Market St., Lewisburg, Pa. (1950). 
BRUCE J. MILLER '27, 112 Devoe Rd., Chappaqua, N. Y. (1950). 
ALLEN A. RARIG '29, 528 Lindbergh Way, Lewistown, Pa. (1956). 
DONALD H. SHOLL '42, Munn Lane E., R. D. 1, Haddonfleld, N. J. (1956). 
P. HERBERT WATSON '37, 07 Prospect Ave., Norristown, Pa. (1950). 



( ) Year Term Expires. 



Bison Bows to : 

Another Bucknell Birthday 

No doubt many local club presidents wish 
that the founders of Bucknell had selected 
a month other than the month of February 
for the granting of the University Charter. 
The risk of unfavorable weather in Febru- 
ary sometimes discourages club planners 
from scheduling Birthday Celebrations at 
this time of the year. 

Perhaps all of us should re-read Chapter 
1, "A Trying Journey" in Dr. Theiss' Cen- 
tennial History of Bucknell University to 
understand that our travel difficulties in Feb- 
ruary are as nothing compared to the hard- 
ships our founding fathers encountered. 

This year about twenty local Alumni Clubs 
celebrated Charter Day with the traditional 
Bucknell Birthday Cake and messages of 
encouragement from more than a dozen 
faculty members who devoted their mid- 
year vacation to this unselfish service. 

On the campus the granting of the Uni- 
versity Charter was noted by a soecial stu- 
dent chapel service addressed by Dr. Harold 
R. Husted, Minister of the First-Park Bap- 
tist Church, Plainfield, New Jersey. Dr. 
Husted is the father of four Bucknell sons. 
Following the chapel service, a luncheon 
commemorating the founding fathers was 
held by a group of Bucknell Baptist Minis- 
ters and other campus visitors. Dr. Ronald 
V. Wells, Executive Director of the Board 
of Education of the American Baptist Con- 
vention, was the speaker at the luncheon. 

Alumni residing in the campus area met 
on Tuesday, February 9 at the Lewisburg 
Club to celebrate Bucknell's Charter Day. 
The speaker of the evening was Dr. Earl 
Morgan Richards ' 13, MS19, Honorary 
DSC46, a former member of the Board of 
Trustees and Vice President of Republic 
Steel Company, Cleveland. 

And what was accomplished at Bucknell's 
Birthday Parties? Well, in the first place, 
several thousand Bucknellians and their fam- 
ilies enjoyed an evening of fellowship and 
benefited from hearing the latest news from 
the Bucknell campus. Every report from the 
campus was designed to give Alumni the 
benefit of the latest information concerning 
Bucknell's progress and plans with the hope 
that we will all be encouraged to promote 
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enrollment of the better local high school 
graduates at the University. 

Other benefits enjoyed by a number of 
clubs included the establishment of High 
School Contact Committees. The growth of 
admissions work in clubs is to be commend- 
ed. This type of assistance to our admis- 
sions officers is certain to be reflected in wid- 
er and better selection of entering students. 
Some clubs held elections, thus insuring con- 
tinued alumni activity. A number of clubs 
that will not be meeting again before June 
took care of the important task of selecting 
their representatives to attend the meeting 
of the Annual Assembly of the General 
Alumni Association on June 12. Still others 
canvassed their membership to select can- 
didates to be submitted to the proper com- 
mittees for election to the Board of Direc- 
tors of the General Alumni Association. 
Some looked ahead and chose candidates for 
nominations for the 1955 election of an 
Alumni Trustee. 

Bucknell's Annual Charter Day celebra- 
tion is here to stay, but in order to be of 
maximum effectiveness, its functioning must 
be of service and fellowship to the local 
Alumni group, as well as to the University. 



How Large Should Bucknell Be? 

Try out that question with any group of 
Alumni and you are likely to get a variety 
of answers. The 1909 gal believes Bucknell 
should be the same size as it was when she 
attended. The 1919 man believes Bucknell's 
size in 1919 was about right, and so on. 
These answers point out the fact that the 
average alumnus of Bucknell — like his fel- 
low alumni of other Universities all over 
the country — is not unsympathetic towards 
the present day Bucknell or to the Bucknell 
of the future. But it seems to be generally 
acknowledged that, even in this violently 
changing world, the average alumnus likes 
to feel that something of the college of his 
day persists in the college of now and of 
tomorrow. Bucknell is fortunate in that its 
growth has been gradual and the oldest alum- 
nus visiting the campus today can see much 
evidence of a retention of the older facili- 
ties and spirit present in his or her student 
days. 

It is our hope that THE BUCKNELL 
ALUMNUS will always carry a liberal por- 
tion of material telling about the Bucknell 



of the past. But as Alumni helping to 
shape the future of the world as well as 
of Bucknell we might well consider the Uni- 
versity of today and of tomorrow. 

Not to be overlooked in consideration of 
University size is the prediction of things 
to come in the matter of college enrollment. 
For instance, a recent survey reported, af- 
ter carefully surveying population trends 
and Office of Education statistics, that 
enrollment in all colleges now is 2% mil- 
lion which constitutes about 26% of the 
8 million of college age. (About one of 
four go to college). By 1960, college age, 
about 9K million. And by 1970, about 13^ 
million. These figures seem to indicate that 
colleges should prepare for increasing en- 
rollments. How big should Bucknell be? 



Dr. J. Orin Oliphant, professor of history, 
for his splendid editorial work on the 80- 
page brochure The Beginnings of Bucknell 
University— A Sampling of the Documents 
just published by the Bucknell University 
Press. His scholarly introduction brings to- 
gether a detailed account of the Baptist ef- 
forts in the 1830's that finally led to the es- 
tablishment of the University at Lewisburg. 
It is a fine companion piece to add to your 
copy of Dr. Theiss' Centennial History of 
Bu-cknell University. If you do not have a 
copy of the History now is the time to obtain 
both. Send $3.50 to the Alumni office. 



Kernels From the 
Campus Squirrels : 

IT COULD HAPPEN HERE— An edi- 
tor on an Illinois newspaper couldn't believe 
it when he read a reporter's story about the 
theft of 2,025 pigs. 

"That's a lot of pigs," he growled, and 
called the farmer to check the copy. 

"Is it true that you lost 2,025 pigs?" he 
asked. "Yeth," lisped the farmer. 

"Thanks," said the wise editor and cor- 
rected the copy to read "two sows and 25 

P'==" * * * 

AN ENGINEER — Little Johnny was 
asked to describe a bolt and nut and turned 
in this ,gem— "A bolt is a thing like a stick 
of harci metal such as iron with a square 
bunch on one end and a lot of scratching 
wound around the other end. A nut is just 
like a bolt only opposite, being a hole in a 
little square bunch of iron sawed off^^short, 
with wrinkles around inside the hole." 

All right — you describe it 1 



SO RIGHT!— A Bucknellians wife was 
talking with another Bucknellian's wife at 
a recent club meeting. The subject of their 
respective husbands' jobs were up for dis- 
cussion. The first wife said— "My husband 
is a safety expert." 

"What does a safety expert do?" queried 
No. 2. 

"Well, if we women did it, they'd call it 
nagging," replied the wiser of the two. 



YOU CAN VOTE ON THIS— Punctu- 
ate to fit the case — "Woman, without her 
man, is helpless" or — "Woman, without her, 
man is helpless." 



SWITCH— Dean "Whispering Ivy" Mus- 
ser tells the silly about the two little Dutch 
boys walking along a dike with their mother. 
Halfway across, one of the boys pushed his 
mother into the water, and said : 

"Look, Hans. No Mom." 

MARCH 1954 



Aluiuui Office Visitors 



The General Alumni Association maintains 
a \-isitors' register in tlie Alumni Office, 206 
Roberts Hall, wliich contains the names of 
many Alumni who have returned to the 
campus. Won't you come when you are 
on the campus, sign the book, and look for 
the names of classmates who have been 
back recentl}'? 

Alumni and their guests are urged to use 
the Alumni Office as their campus headquar- 
ters. Stationerv-, desk space and telephone 
ser\-ice are available. 

Among those who have signed the register 
recently are the following: 
George R. Walters '33, Williamsport 
John- C. Hooter '50. Williamsport 
Eric A. Oesterlz '16, Woodstonn, X. J. 
^'E^TTo^■ C. Fetter '09, Scarsdale, X. Y. 
Hahkv J. ZiEGLER, Jr., Radnor 
Henry G. P. Coates '32, Hightstown, X. J. 
M. M. OoDEx '12, Rutland, Vt. 
C, I. Carlson '22, Williamsport 
Lcke R. Bender '21, Milton 
Mr. and Mrs. George Ennis '27, Mt. Penn 
Mb. and Mrs, A, S. Crater, Reading 
Edna M. Cr.ater, Reading 
Richard C. Crater, Reading 
John M. Ennis, Reading 

David W. Ryehson, Lehigh '52, Wyckoff, X. J. 
Brtn T, Barnard, Rosemont 
James H, McK. QinNN, Philadelphia 
Larry Barnard, Rosemont 
Harry R, Warfel '20, Gaines\ille, Fla. 
Douglas W. Anderson '27, Towaco, X, J. 
Richard B. Bthod '49. Baltimore, Md. 
Cora C. Trl-sel '31, Yeadon 
Carl E. Trcxel '31, Yeadon 
Leicester Horam '23, Shamokin 
HowxAND F, Hollar '52, Ashtabula, Ohio 
Mrs. H, F. Hollar, .\shtabula, Ohio 
John W, Sprout '4S, Hightstown, X. J. 
Barton H. ^L\CKEV '18, Newark, Delaware 
Walter W. MEr,KEL, Johnstown 
Charles Raymond Bark, M.D., Philadelphia 



Alexander F. Dershimer '03, Tunkhannock 

VoRis A. Linker '21, Xutley, N. J. 

A. R. Mathieson '20, Pittsburgh 

Clyde P, Bailey '29, Pittsburgh 

R. E. BoYER 'IS, Allentown 

Veta D. Replogle '27, Pittsburgh 

J. S, Replogle '26, Pittsburgh 

Janet Replogle '56, Pittsburgh 

Kenneth W. Slifer '26, Woodbury, N. J. 

David Slifer '00, Woodbury, N. J. 

Harry Hartzell 'OS, San Franciso, Calif. 

Charles D. Koch '9S, Muncy 

Ruth Kistler Young '43, Philadelphia 

Lillian H, Bannister, Summit, N. J. 

Judith Bannister, Summit, X, J. 

Charles E. Bannister, Summit, X. J. 

Raymond and Jane Bullis '03, Wliittier, Calif. 

James R. Williams '52, Xanticoke 

Daniel M. Roop '45, Danville 

Emily- Devine Kelly '21, Xew York 

Helen Bodine Rhodes '20, Pittsburgh 

Joseph T. Quick '38, Newtown 

Mary' Bachman Quick '38, Xewtown 

John F. Worth '37, Arlington, Va. 

Paul E. Fink '29. Montoursville 

Roy E. Xicode.mus '25, Danville 

Leonard R. Smith '44, Washington, D. C. 

Mrs. Anna M. Hay 'S3, Washington, D. C. 

Mrs. Florence M. Gritzan, Washington, D, C. 

Charles R. Ey-er '40, Williamsville, N. Y. 

Robert Todd Pratt '49, Quito, Ecuador 

C. W. PULLEN '27, Belle Mead, N. J. 

Dan C. Pullen, Belle Mead, N, J. 

Linda G, Pullen, Belle Mead, N. J. 

W, Harry- Post-en '09, Atlantic Highlands, N, J, 

M. Edgar Datesman '50, Port Allegany, Pa. 

JAy F. Bond '03, Factui-yville 

John A. Streeter, Penn State '32, Williamsport 

Dorothy- J. Streeter, Williamsport 

Ralph F. Hartz '22, Philadelphia 

John Fremont Cox '25, Munhall 

0ell7\ Kisor Lindner '29, Milton 

Emilie Williams Reimensnyder '29, Milton 

Dorothy- Wagner '29, MifBinburg 

Thelma J, Showalter '29, Mifflinburg 

Martha V, Waterbury '29, Laurelton 



Ellis S. S.mith, Sr., '21, Rocliester, N. Y. 

Sarah Walters Headland '09, St. Petersburg, Fla, 

Eleanor S, W. Dill '28, Norristown 

Robert W, Dill '27, Norristown 

E. LaRue Unger Reamer '21, Shamokin 

Francis F. Reamer '21, Shamokin 

James F. F. Reamer '57, Shamokin 

Lewis C. Schoenly, Gilbertsville 

Mr. and Mrs. Clifton L, Schanley-, Boyertown 

Dr. and Mrs. Stewart L. Rankin '26, Springfield 

Ens. Leonard H. Ahlfeld '53, Westfleld, N. J. 

Walt Hopper '32, Arlington, Va, 

Jack Rickart '52, Pittsburgh 

Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Krisher '54, State College 

Florence Thomas, Grenloch, N. J. 

Mary Woodward Budd, Mt. Holyoke '90, Mount 
Holly, N. J, 

Dora Hamler Weaver '14, New Kensington 

H. B. Wejvver '14, New Kensington 

M. R. Buffington '15, Short Hills, N. J. 

Donald J. Buffington '55, Short Hills, N. J. 

Andrew R. E. Wyant '92, Clarion 

Frank Haas '47, Harrisburg 

W, H. Berlin "35, Youngstown, Ohio 

George Berlin, Youngstown, Ohio 

Allen A, Rarig '29, Lewistown 

Florence Utt Focht '26, Lewisburg 

Lawrence M. Kimball '23, Vineland, N. J. 

Bruce J. Miller '27, Chappaqua, N. Y, 

R. C. Stadden '47, Lancaster 

Bruce E. Butt '16, Harrisburg 

Walter L. Hill, Jr., 23, Scranton 

Kenneth A. Bidlach '29, Mifflinburg 

Mrs. L, D. Fero (Beulah M. Hummel) '18, Pitts- 
burgh 

Ernest E. Blanche '38, N. Chevy Chase, Md. 

James E. Thomas '51, Pittsburgh 

D. R. Bagenstose '39, Wayne 

P. Herbert Watson '37, Norristown 

Melvin L. Woodward '53, Quantico, Va, 

Geddes W. Simpson '29, Oi'ono, Me. 

Blanche Thomas Simpson '30, Orono, Mo. 

Frank T, Simpson, Orono, Me. 

Blanche A. Simpson, Orono, Me, 

Geddes Simpson, Jr., Orono, Me, 

Mary Simpson, Orono, Me. 



Bob Streeter '38 Named 
Dean of the University 
of Chicago 

Dr. Robert E. Streeter '38 has been ap- 
pointed dean of the liberal arts college at 
the University of Chicago, 

Bob succeeds Dean F. Champion Ward 
who has resigned to take a temporary posi- 
tion as co-ordinator of the Division of Over- 
seas Activities of the Ford Foundation. Af- 
ter earning his bachelor's degree at Buck- 
ncll. Bob earned his master of arts and doc- 
tor of philosophy degrees from Northweste/n 
University. He taught at Eucknell from 
1942 to 1947 in which year he was on leave 
as proic.ssor at .Seoul National University, 
Korea, as American advisor to the univer- 
sity F^nglish department. 

Apfiointcd an assistant iirofessor of En- 
tjliih in Chicago in 1947, Dr. Streeter be- 
came an associate profcs.sor and associate 
dean of the college last October. He .served, 
tfxi, as chairman of the English staff. 

Bob has served f}urkncll and the Alumni 
Association in a variety of ways Ixith as a 
student and alumnus. A mcmbi-r of Delta 
.Sigma (now Delta Upsilon) fraternity, he 
distinguished himself as a .student and dur- 
.M A K r; l( I » s 4 



ing his teacliing career on the campus served 
as editor of the alumni magazine and in the 
public relations office. Since he has been in 
Chicago, Bob has served a term as president 
of the Eucknell Alumni Club of Chicago 
and has represented the University at va- 
rious conferences and convocations in the 
Chicago area. In 1953 he was elected to 
membership in the Bucknell University chap- 
ter of Phi Beta Kappa. 

In 1950 he prepared the feature article "In 
a Korean Classroom" for the December is- 
sue of THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS. 

He is married to the former Ruth Parker 
'38 of Lewisburg. They reside with their 
children, Janette Frear, 8, and Robert Alvan, 
4, at 1225 East 54tli St., c:htcago. 



Dr. Norman 11. Stewart, profcs.sor of zool- 
ogy and a member of the l-'rieiids of the 
Library association at I'ucknell, recently con- 
tributed to the university lilirary seven vol- 
umes jjertaininK to his field, inrjuding six 
volumes entitled "Morris's I'.ritish I'.irds" 
and one volume entitled "Animal KiMn<l<ini" 
by Baron Cuvicr, The six-volume .set was 
given to Dr. Stewart by the executors of 
the estate of the late Dr. lienjamin ll.irry 
Warren, former slate ornithologist of Penn- 
sylvania, 



In the past two months, Harold W. Heine, 
associate professor of chemistry at the col- 
lege, has had four articles, written on the 
role of cyclic intermediates in substitution 
reactions, published in the Journal of the 
American Chemical Society. A book, "Or- 
ganic Reactions", was reviewed by Profes- 
sor Heine for llie American Chemical So- 
ciety, and an account of his research at 
Bucknell on Tetanus was included in "World 
Science Review", a monthly publication 
printed in England. Also, he gave an ad- 
dress on the bio-chemistry of tetainis toxin 
at Swarthmore College and at Camp Dctrick 
in Frederick, Md. He has recently returned 
from a conference at Warner Research Lab- 
oratories in Morristown, N. J. 



The Bucknell department of geography 
and genhigy was rc|)rc.sriitc(i by Professors 
Paul J. Brand and Samuel W. Smith at the 
meetings of the National Council of Geog- 
raphy Teachers and of the National Council 
for Social Studies held recently in Hufl'alo, 
N, 'V. The Bucknell repn-scnlatives ]);M'tici- 
pated in a visual aids symposium and in a 
reconnaissance of the industrial zones of 
Buffalo, 

♦ * * 

I'lUckiiell University has been awarded a 
$1900 research grant by the Camille and 
Henry Dreyfus l'"ciun(l,ilicjii. Inc., to be used 
by l)r, Il<-inic1t l\'. Willefiird, Jr., assistant 
profcs.sor of cliemislry, for a study of co- 
ordination compounds of v;irinus nicl.-ils by 
spcclroplirjlorneiric, ion cxcliange and radio 
activity lc(bni(|Ues. 



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Desfite the increasing financial aid given to colleges hy U . S. 
business, an estimated 50% of the country's private educational plants 
operate in the red. 

If industry is to get more and better trained college graduates, 
corporations must provide nnich of the cash yieeded by colleges to 
expand their facilities and improve their teaching, and work more 
closely xvith colleges on business' needs, TIME, The Weekly Nexvs- 
fmagazine, said in its business essay in the ]an. 18 issue. 

Businessmen and educators have not always recognized their 
"clear mutuality of interest . . . The rapidly expanding JJ . S. economy 
has made college graduates more important than ever to industry. In 
turn, universities must depend increasingly on corporations for con- 
kributions, since high taxes have all hut cut off the floiv of the big 
ijtdividiial contributions that built the private schools." 

Feiv people know how much industry already contributes. In 
1954 business will donate well over %60 million to private colleges, 
plus additional funds for research aiid equipment. 

At present, much corporate help covers only tuition, about half 
the cost of putting a student through school. Donations are sporadic 
—a flood in high-profit years, a trickle in bad; too many contributions 
are for specific scientific projects which tend to unbalance the college 
program. 

"JJ. S. business is taking the lesson to heart," TIME says. "Cor- 
porate gifts are not regarded merely as a means of spending cheap tax 
dollars, but as a blue-chip investment that will eventually pay heavy 
dividends. Some 1,500 companies have learned that the best way to 
give is through corporate foundations . . . 

"By investing heavily in periods of high earnings, a backlog can 
be accumulated to insiire a steady stream of funds, thus enable edu- 
cators to plan years ahead." 



BUCKNEL 






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ALUMNUS 



JUNE 1954 




ALUMNI DAY 



JUNli 12, 1954 



SEE PAGE 3 



Report of 1953-1954 Alumni Giving by Classes 

Gifts received from July 1, 1953 to April 30, 1954 



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(Classes 1874- 


19031 


















1886 


1 


$ 25.00 


S 25.00 


s 


1922 


36 


$ 523.00 


3 423,00 


S 100.00 


1887 


2 


15.00 


15.00 




1923 


42 


373.00 


323,00 


60.00 


1888 


1 


25.00 


25.00 




1924 


34 


732.00 


482,00 


250.00 


1889 


2 


8.00 


8.00 




1925 


30 


604.00 


454,00 


150.00 


1890 


1 


20.00 


20.00 




1926 


37 


874.00 


674,00 


200.00 


1891 


2 


45.00 


45.00 




1927 


32 


530.30 


380,30 


150.00 


1892 


2 


409.69 


409.69 




1928 


36 


521.50 


371,50 


150.00 


1893 


2 


10.00 


10.00 




1929 


35 


818.00 


718.00 


100.00 


1894 


11 


210.00 


210.00 




1930 


27 


264.00 


264.00 




1895 


6 


139.00 


39.00 


100.00 


1931 


56 


1,167,00 


567.00 


600.00 


1896 


7 


616.00 


116.00 


500.00 


1932 


30 


570,50 


370.50 


200.00 


1897 


1 


25.00 


25.00 




1933 


41 


595,00 


545,00 


50.00 


1893 


5 


115.00 


115.00 




1934 


35 


568,50 


468,50 


100.00 


1899 


15 


199.00 


199.00 




1935 


28 


236,50 


236,50 




1900 


12 


166.00 


165.00 




1936 


22 


868,00 


118,00 


750.00 


1901 


16 


1.010.37 


563.00 


447.37 


1937 


32 


501,00 


401,00 


100.00 


1902 


10 


114.00 


114.00 




1938 


24 


285,00 


285,00 




1903 


15 


168.00 


168.00 




1939 


46 


611,00 


611,00 















1940 


40 


325,50 


275,50 


50.00 










Total 










1941 


66 


436,50 


436,50 




Emeritus 


Ill 


$ 3.319.06 


$ 2.271.69 


$ 1,047.37 


1942 


68 


337,50 


312.50 


26.00 












1943 


48 


436,50 


326.50 


110.00 


1904 


lb 


193.00 


193.00 




1944 


26 


160.00 


110,00 


50,00 


1905 


lb 


267.00 


267.00 




1945 


26 


216.00 


201,00 


15.00 


1906 


lb 


279.00 


179.00 


100.00 


1946 


49 


393.00 


288.00 


105.00 


1907 


18 


234.00 


184.00 


50.00 


1947 


38 


182.00 


182-00 




1908 


23 


4.775.06 


533.00 


4.242.06 


1948 


82 


572.00 


372.00 


200.00 


1909 


2b 


587.00 


337.00 


250.00 


1949 


93 


528.00 


528.00 




1910 


22 


343.50 


303.50 


40,00 


1950 


63 


395.55 


395.55 




1911 


18 


970.00 


170.00 


800.00 


1951 


69 


359.00 


359,00 




1912 


ib 


154.50 


154.50 




1952 


66 


389.50 


389,50 




1913 


22 


11,037.00 


537.00 


10.500,00 


1953 


72 


313.00 


313,00 




1914 


16 


752.00 


252.00 


500,00 


1954 


6 


28.00 


28.00 




1915 


16 


282.50 


182.50 


100.00 


1955 


3 


18.00 


18-00 




1916 


22 


340.00 


340.00 














1917 


20 


409.50 


359.50 


50.00 


Friends, 










1918 


17 


140.00 


140.00 




Faculty and 










1919 


53 


629.00 


629.00 




Administration 7 


101,00 


101.00 




1920 
1921 


27 
34 


1.025.50 
594.50 


950.50 
444.50 


75.00 
150.00 












Totals 


1929 


$42,165,47 


$20,756.04 


$21,409.43 



FOR COMPARISON 



This year~7/l/53 to 4/30/54 
Last year— 7/1 /S2 to 4/30/53 



No. of Donors 

. . . 1929 

... 1660 



Amount Contributed 
to Fund 

$20,756.04 
$15,987.17 



THE FUND YEAR CLOSES ON JUNE 30, 1954 



Page 

Admissions Outlook 26 

Alumni Clubs 6, 11, 13 

Alumni Fund Report 2 

Alumni Weekend 3, 5 

Alumni 

Albert V. Bocrner '32 9 

Dr. Gordon L. Broivnell '43 9 

Roii'laud H. Coleman '29 4 

Mrs. Anna K. Marsh !'S7 4 

Dr. Michael S. Merman '29 4 

Weaver W. Pangburn '10 5, 9 

Signiuiid Staler '37 21 

George S. Tilley '99 4 

Dr. A. R. E. IFyant '92 4 

Bequests 27 

Book Shelf S 

Cap and Dagger 7 

Class of 1954 Officers 13 

Class of 1954 Presents 12 

Class Reports 15-25 

Code for Bucknellians Back Cover 

Does Education Pay? 26 

Faculty News 7 

Founders' Day 25 

"Four-Mile", and Map 10, 11 

Help Week— 1954 Style 9 

How Large Should Bucknell Be? 26 

May Queen 13 

Men's New Dormitory 7 

Men's Student Assembly 13 

Robbins Retires 8 

Senior Prom 26 

Sports 14 

Student News 4, 7, 9, 13 

University Affairs 7 

Wandering Bucknellians 24, 27 

WUS Auction 7 



The Cover Picture 

Here's your last chance to see a picture of STEPHEN WILLIAM TAYLOR HALL, 
for when classes close this June a major rebuilding project will begin. This was the first 
building on College Hill, erected in 1848-1849. Known as the ACADEMY BUILDING 
from the beginning of the University until the discontinuance of the Academy in 1916, it 
was renamed in that year in honor of the man who had general direction of the work of 
establishing Bucknell University. When the rebuilding is completed modern facilities for 
the pre-medical program will be provided. An auditorium, recitation rooms, offices, and 
laboratories for work in zoology, embryology, histology, bacteriology, physiology, and 
anatomv will be included in the project. 
2 



THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS 



Vol. XXXVIII— No. 7 



.hine 1954 



Published in January, March, April, June, Sep- 
tember, October and December by 
BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY 
Entered as second-class matter December 30, 
1930, at the post ofBce at Lewisburg, Pa., under 
the Act of August 24, 1912. 



STUDENT EDITORIAL ASSISTANTS: Jean 
Wirths '56, Madison. N. J.; Howard Macauley, 
Jr. '54, Reading; Lolita Bunnell '.t6. South Tem- 
ple: Jane. Nevling 'j(i, Loclvport, N. Y. ; Betty 
Fogg ";J6, Moylan: Laui-a DeRosa '54, Totowa 
Borough, N. J.: Arline Sherwood '56, Trenton, 
N. .1. 



JUNE 1954 



THE 



BUCKNEll AIUMNIS 



VOLUME XXXVni — No. 7 



JUNE 1954 



Reunion to Feature Alumiii Weekend, June 11-14 



The 1954 Alumni Reunion — Commence- 
ment Program will open Friday, June 11 
and continue through Mondaj-, June 14, 
with Saturday. June 12 designated as AU- 
Alumni Reunion Day. The pattern of 
events will follow the revitalized program 
of the past few j-ears with each reunion 
class planning features that will make this 
the best one yet. This ."Ml-University cele- 
bration has improved with experience 
gained as the j'ears go by. 

So far as campus plans are concerned 
everj-thing is ready. The reunion classes 
and other alumni are cordially invited to 
come and enjoy the entertainment pro- 
vided. The biggest general alumni event 
will, of course, be the .\ll-.-\lumni Lunch- 
eon to which alumni, students, facult}'. 
parents, and friends are invited at 1 :00 
P. M. on Saturday, June 12 in the Davis 
Gymnasium. 

REGISTRATION 

.\s soon as you reach Lewisburg you 
will want to head for the Carnegie Build- 
ing (the old library). There you will 
register, receive your room and ticket 
reservations and a schedule of the loca- 
tion of your own class reunion and other 
weekend activities. For those without 
advance reservations, ticket needs and a 
directory of events will be supplied at the 
registration headquarters in the Carnegie 
Building. 

YOUR REUNION HEADQUARTERS 

Classes holding five-year reunions ("those 
whose class numerals end in "4" and "9") 
plus the Emeritus Club (1884-1903) and 
the Class of 1953 plus the graduating 
seniors of the Class of 1954, have been 
provided special class reunion headquar- 
ters for both the morning business meeting 
and the afternoon social gathering. The 
schedule of meeting places, subject to 
.some last minute adjustments, is as fol- 
lows: 



.\t the morning meeting reunioners will 
meet for a general handshaking, to per- 
form necessary business, to receive the 
anniversary L'Agmda, regale themselves 
with their class regalia, and pose for their 
group picture. Quite a large order for a 
one hour meeting so better be prompt at 
your class headquarters at 10:30 A. M. 

GROUND BREAKING AT 
12:00 NOON 

Promptly at noon brief ground breaking 
ceremonies for the new F. W. Olin Sci- 
ence Building will be held on the site 
opposite the Engineering Building and 
just a few steps from your Alumni Head- 
quarters. 

THE ALL-ALUMNI LUNCHEON 

Immediately following the ground 
breaking ceremonies the traditional parade 
to the gymnasium will take place. Parade 
marshals will place each reunion group 
back of its class banner and, headed by the 
reunion band, will move as a body to the 
Davis Gymnasium where the All-Alumni 
Luncheon will be served. Alumni will be 
seated by class groups so it is very impor- 
tant that you join the parade with your 
own group. The luncheon will be sub- 
stantial, the speeches few and short, the 
opportunities to meet Bucknellians of all 
classes and the graduating seniors ample. 
The luncheon is the feature gathering 
place for all Bucknellians. 

YOUR SOCIAL PROGRAM 

Following the luncheon the pace will 
slow down to a gallop and the reunioners 
will meander to the class social headquar- 
ters (shown on the schedule below) for 
relaxing and reminiscing. For non-re- 
union classes and, in fact, for all who can 
find the time we recommend a tour of "the 
four-mile" (see page 10) and a visit to the 
Bucknell Treasure Room in the new Ellen 
Clarke Bertrand Library where an exhibit 
of rare Bucknelliana will be on display. 



Class 



Place of Class Meeting 
10:30 A. M. 



Place of Afternoon Social 
Program 3:00 P. M. 



Kmcritus 

Club 

19f)4 

1909 

1914 

1919 

1924 

1929 

1934 

19.19 
1944 
1949 
1953 
1954 



Romance Seminar 
Vaughan Literature 
103 Vaughan Literature 
105 Vaughan Literature 
107 Vaughan Literature 
109 Vaughan Literature 
203 Bertrand Library 
Bertrand Library 
1st Floor Reading Room 
Bertrand Library 
2nd Floor Rcadmg Room 
202 Bertrand Library 
Library, Vaughan Literature 
207 Vaughan Literature 
201 Bertrand I-ibrary 
Kxhibilion Room 
Bertrand Library 



Taylor Street Hou.se 

Spanish House 

German House 

.Sixth Street House 

I '".d wards House 

Senior Honor House 

Otzinachson Country Club 

Milton 

Seventh .Street House 

French I louse 
Spralt House 
Stephens House 
llullcy House 



THE EVENING PROGRAM 

Fraternity and sorority symposia will 
occupy some at 6 :00 P. M. but we cannot 
dally too long for the Commencement 
Play is scheduled for the Lewisburg High 
School at 8:00 P. M. This year Cap and 
Dagger will present "Othello." 

THE JAMBOREE AND RECEPTION 
— WHAT IS IT? 

Starting at 9:00 P. M. in the Davis 
Gymnasium we will celebrate one of the 
newer additions to the revitalized Alumni 
Day program. There will be an orchestra 
for dancing, an entertaining program of 
student talent, refreshments and ample 
room for everyone to get together, climax- 
ing the end of the school year, a farewell 
to our senior graduates and another op- 
portunity to meet and greet Bucknell 
classmates and friends. Those who attend 
the Cap and Dagger performance will, of 
course, dash over to the Jamboree in the 
gymnasium to polish oflf the evening, 

BISON CLUB — PHI BETA KAPPA 
BREAKFAST 

No, the brains and brawn are not com- 
bining their talents — yet. For the Bison 
Clubers will gather for breakfast at 8:00 
.A.. M. Saturday at the Lewisburg Club, 
131 Market Street, while the Phi Beta 
Kappa breakfasters will meet at St. An- 
drews Episcopal Church on Route IS at 8:30 
A. M. to eat and discuss — (I wonder what 
they do talk about?) 

BUSINESS MEETINGS 

Of course, while all this program is go- 
ing on Alumni Association officers, club, 
class and fund workers, as well as dele- 
gates and alternates to the Annual Assem- 
bly of the General Alumni Association, 
will be attending business meetings on 
Friday night and Saturday morning. We 
are required to carry on the business af- 
fairs of a nation-wide association of 15,000 
members for a whole year with less than 
three hours of meeting time, so alumni 
workers should be in their appointed 
places of meeting promptly. All alumni 
are urged to attend the annual business 
session of the General Alumni Association 
scheduled for the Vaughan Literature 
.Auditorium promptly at 9:30 A. M. No 
other campus meeting has been scheduled 
to compete with this all-important gather- 
ing. 

THE SUNDAY-MONDAY PROGRAM 

Sunday morning the sun will rise on a 
more quiet scene and for many alumni the 
program will be breakfast, church and 
liiinieward bound. I'cir those who can stay, 
the band concert and reception for seniors, 
parents, faculty, and alumni at 3:30 P. M., 
the Baccalaureate Service at 8:00 P. M., 
followed by Commencement exercises at 
10:00 A. M. Morulay, will round out a 
weekend that will long be remembered, 
(Coiitirnicd on Vh^k '*} 



J r; s K 



Who Is '99's Busiest 
Retired Member? 



^!«»-. 




4, 



GEORGE S. TILI.I \ 

Probably few graduates of Bucknell 
have had a more varied experience than 
George S. Tilley, youngest member of the 
reunion Class of 1899, who was only thir- 
teen years of age when he first appeared 
on the campus in short pants. 

After graduation he spent two years at 
a school of the U. S. Revenue Cutter Ser- 
vice and five years at Harvard, one year in 
the College and four j'ears being a re- 
search Fellow working on atomic weights. 
His Harvard training was interrupted 
twice by a return to Bucknell as an in- 
structor in chemistrv in 1904-5 and again 
in 1907-8. Leaving' Harvard in 1909, he 
spent a year in the research laboratory of 
the General Electric Company at Sche- 
nectady, followed by two years at the 
U. S. Bureau of Standards in Washington. 

In 1912 he transferred his activities to 
the West as chemical engineer for the 
Smith Emery Company of San Francisco, 
working on the recovery of potash from 
Pacific giant kelp. With the coming of 
the first World War, he worked on the 
same problem at the U. S. Department of 
Agriculture plant at Summerland. Califor- 
nia, then helped design, build, and get into 
operation a similar plant on one of the 
San Juan Islands off the northwestern 
coast of Washington, after which he re- 
turned to the Summerland plant and 
stayed there until their research laboratory 
was closed at the end of the war. 

He next became associated with I. F. 
Laucas, Inc., in Seattle as research chem- 
ist and engineer, then went to their branch 
at Kobe, Japan. In 1922 he returned to 
the United States as research chemist at 
the U. S. Bureau of Mines station at 
Berkelejr, and later as acting superin- 
tendent of this station. 

While at Berkeley he had the luck (as 
he says) to hit upon some improvements 
in the metallurgy of aluminum and vana- 
dium, on which the Government allowed 
him to take out nine patents, and he soon 
found a firm that would pay for the com- 
mercial development of the patents and 
pay royalities for their use. Leaving the 
Bureau of Mines in 1925, he became engi- 
neer and consultant for this firm until 
1932, when their plant was closed. The 
process, however, was later used for mil- 
lions of pounds of aluminum during the 
second World War. 

4 



Mernioii '29 Honored 

Dr. Michael S. Mermon, whose fore- 
sight and leadership provided a youth 
center for his hometown of Nesquehon- 
ing, was recently honored by 400 of his 
friends and neighbors when the center 
was formally dedicated. The celebration 
featured the presenting of a plaque by 
William S. Livengood. state secretary of 
internal affairs. The plaque, unveiled by 
Dr. Mermon's children, Jeanne Marie and 
James bears the following inscription: 
"This building dedicated February 
24, 1954, in tribute to Michael S. Mer- 
mon, foremost civic leader, interested 
in community improvements, chair- 
man of the Mauch Chunk Township 
Supervisors 1948-54, president of the 
State Association of Township Super- 
visors. John Bales, chairman; James 
Fauzio and Charles McGorry." 

Dr. Mermon, after graduation from 
Bucknell. was awarded the M.D. degree 
by Jefferson Medical College in 1933 and 
has practiced medicine in his home com- 
munity since then but has found time to 
help with many civic projects in Nesque- 
honing. 



Coleman "'29 Advances in 
Remington Arms Company 

Rowland H. Coleman added a new title 
and many additional duties when he be- 
came vice president and assistant general 
manager of Remington Arms Company. 
Inc. in January 1954. In 1951 he was 
elected a vice president of the company 
and served as director of sales. 

Mr. Coleman joined the advertising de- 
partment of the Du Pont Company short- 
ly after graduation from Bucknell Uni- 
versity. In January 1937, he was trans- 
ferred to the Remington Arms Company 
as advertising manager. He was later 
made director of promotion. He became 
director of sales in 1944. 

Mr. Coleman is well known in the hard- 
ware and sporting goods industries, cur- 
rently being president of the American 
Hardware Manufacturers Association. He 
is a member of the University Club of 
Bridgeport, of which he is president. First 
Church of Christ, Fairfield, Pequot Yacht 
Club and the Countrj' Club of Fairfield. 
He lives with his wife, the former Esther 
Keim '30, and family on Catamount Road, 
Fairfield, Conn. 



In 1932 he dropped chemistry altogether. 
As far back as 1913 he had been carrying 
on fruit-growing as a side activity in 
Oregon and then in Washington. Now 
he divided his time between building 
houses in California and British Columbia 
and especially fruit-growing in British 
Columbia and, later, on Vashon Island in 
Puget Sound. 

In 1944 he sold his business at Vashon 
Island and worked for the State of Cali- 
fornia on the treatment of alkali feed water 
for use in steam boilers in State institu- 
tions and on automatic control of oil or 
gas-fuel firing and other problems until 
he was retired in 1951. Since then he has 
been "loafing", filling in some of the time 
by taking University Extension courses in 
Russian and in radio theory, with a cottage 
at Napa. California, for the hot weather, 
and for fall, winter, and spring a bachelor 
apartment at Riverside, Calif. 

George has a brother in the Class of 
1898. Dr. Frank W. Tilley, who resides in 
Chevy Chase, Md. 



Mrs. Anna K. Marsh 
187 Dies 

Mrs. Eugene Fowler Marsh (Anna Kaler 
r87) long a Lewisburg resident died on 
Thursday, April 8, at the home of her daugh- 
ter and son-in-law. Dr. and Mrs. Joseph 
W. Henderson, of Chestnut Hill. 

Mrs. Marsh was an interested and loyal 
Bucknellian and attended regularly the Alum- 
ni Weekend activities on the campus. She 
formerly served as president of the Buck- 
nell Alumnae Association. Prominent in a 
number of organizations, she was a mem- 
ber of the Sedgley Club, Colonial Dames 
of America, Pennsylvania Society of New 
England Women, Historical Society of Penn- 
sylvania and Pennsylvania Society for the 
Preservation of Landmarks. She was a for- 
mer vice president of the National Society 
of Magna Charta Dames and former corre- 
sponding secretary and Pennsylvania vice 
regent of the Daughters of the American 
Revolution. 

Mrs. Marsh was a descendant of William 
Rittenhouse, who established the first paper 
mill in Pennsylvania. She married H. Grant 
Dreisbach '86, who died in 1908, and later 
married Eugene F. Marsh, who passed away 
in 1930. 

Funeral services were held on Sunday. 
April 11 at the Baptist Church in Lewisburg 
with burial in the Lewisburg Cemetery. 
Pallbearers were James F. McClure, John F. 
Zeller. Weber L. Gerhart, W. I. Miller, 
Charles G. Wilson, Charles W. Kalp, Wil- 
liam H. Coleman, vice president and dean 
of Bucknell University and Dayton L. Ranck, 
vice president and treasurer of the Univer- 
sity. 

She is survived by her daughter. Mrs. 
Joseph W. Henderson (Anne K. Dreisbach 
'13) ; a grandson, J. Welles Henderson, Jr.; 
and three great grandchildren. 



Joined Bucknell Y. M. C. A. 
In 1887 

The Central Young Men's Christian 
Association of Chicago has announced 
the donation of $2500 by Dr. Andrew R. E. 
Wyant to cover the cost of furnishing the 
youth center lobby of the new million 
dollar Washington Park Y. M. C. A. 
building for Negroes. Last year Dr. 
Wyant gave $1000 to the gymnasium and 
swimming pool fund there for body, mind 
and spirit service. 

Andy joined the Y. M. C. A. at Buck- 
nell in 1887 and has been active in Y. M. 
C. A. work in Chicago for over 60 years, 
and is still on the governing board. He 
retired from active medical practice in 
1937. He recently sold his Beverly Hills 
home as he and his wife have been spend- 
ing most of their time in Pennsylvania 
and the Palm Beaches in Florida. 



The Bucknell University Women's Glee 
Club took their annual spring tour on April 
6th. Miss Kleinfilter and the group of sixty- 
six girls held eleven concerts in the three 
states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and 
New York. 



Another musical organization, the band, 
was host to the Annual State Collegiate Band 
on April 22-24. Erik Leidzen, arranger for 
the famed Edwin Goldman Band since 1933, 
was guest conductor. Allen Flock. Buck- 
nell's band conductor, said there were 140 
students present representing twenty-nine 
Pemisylvania colleges. 

JUNE 19 5 4 



BOOK SHELF 



ARXAUD C. MARTS 
Pliilantlircpy's Role in Chnlhation 
Harper & Brothers, New York. 206 P. 

This is not. as might be expected, a book 
on how to raise funds, but rather it is a 
philosophical summation of the experiences 
of one of the pioneers in the field of fund 
raising. 

It is worth reading on several counts. 
First, a person such as Dr. Marts, who has 
helped to raise millions of dollars for hun- 
dreds of private organizations throughout 
the countrj- over a period of thirty years, 
obviously has something to say. Second. 
even though some of us might have hoped 
for some specific advice from the master as 
to how we might raise funds for such insti- 
tutions as Bucknell. nevertheless, it is heart- 
ening to have pointed out to us what a \'ital 
part voluntary philanthropy has played, is 
pla>-ing and will continue to play in Ameri- 
can History. 

Dr. Marts sets the tone of his book by 
prefacing it with a quotation by Alexis de 
Tocqueville on the occasion of his visit to 
America in 1830. The selection is a most 
happy and timely one for it emphasizes one 
of the strongest phases of our society. Here 
is a portiin of the quotation : 

"Americans of all ages, all conditions, 
and all dispositions consistently form 
associations ... to give entertain- 
ments, to found seminaries, to build inns, 
to construct churches, to diffuse books, 
to send missionaries to the antipodes . . . 
The health of a democratic society 
may be measured by the quality of tlie 
functions performed by private citizens." 
Dr. Marts then goes on through seven 
chapters to point out how Americans are 
continuing to band together to support the 
many private enterprises that continue to 
abound in this country of ours. His faith 
in our way of doing things is refreshing and 
his hope for the future is stimulating. Those 
who read this book will close it with a feel- 
ing of reassurance in America and its peoples. 
Specifically, Dr. Marts has presented a 
brief history of philanthropy, related some 
stories about notable givers, given examples 
of how philanthropy has helped education, 
religion and public health in this country, 
described the trends in fund-raising from the 
old time financial agent to today's systematic 
campaign, spikes the rumor that the day of 
the big giver is over, discusses private 
foundations, corporation support and finally, 
forecasts a larger role for philanthropy in 
the future. 

For Bucknellians, it will be interesting to 
note that Dr. Marts calls back a number of 
his experiences while associated with this 
University. In retrospect this is not surpris- 
ing for one-third of his career as a fund- 
raiser was spent while serving as the head 
of F'.uckncll, first as Acting President from 
IW.1 to 19,38 and then as President until 1945. 
— Ar.FHED H. Fb.nto.n 



Aliiniiii W«'f*k«'iifl 

<i nuhtini'il fnittt i';i(C'* ^l 

The Baccalaureate .speaker will be Dr. 
I!<mjamin K. Mays, president of More- 
house CollcKc and co-author of several 
works dcalinK with the Negro and religion. 
The Commencement speaker will be Dr. 
I'.rand J'.lanshard, head of the department 
of philosophy at Yale l/nivcrsity, a dis- 
tinguished teacher and one of the si(,;nifi- 
rant thinkers of our times. 

JUNK I « 5 t 



Paugburu '10 Puts 
You iu a Park 

There are few aspects of American life 
touching the emotion^ of the people that are 
more genuinely democratic and unifying 
than recreation. At a time when our Ameri- 
can democracy must be especially strong, 
unfortunately, separatist influences are be- 
coming more powerful as divisive tendencies 
in education and labor-management conflicts 
reveal. Although attracting too little notice 
in this respect from observers of the Ameri- 
can scene, our parks and playgrounds with 
the organized services they afford take on 
added importance as agents of the spirit of 
understanding and democracy. 

It is such a conviction as much as any- 
thing else that has sustained the enthusiasm 



e^= 



.-•4^ 




WEAVER W. PANGBURN '10 

of Weaver W. Pangburn '10, in the field of 
community recreation in which he has spent 
almost his entire working life. 

Pangburn started out, after graduation, in 
the educational field. After three years as 
instructor at Bucknell Academy with a sum- 
mer's study at the University of Chicago, he 
entered the graduate school of arts and sci- 
ences at Harvard to prepare for the teaching 
of history. A minor course in Social Ethics 
introduced him to the social problems of the 
country, led to a fellowshij) involving resi- 
dence at South End House settlement in 
Boston and changed the focus of his profes- 
sional training. 

Work ff)r War Camp Coinmunily Service, 
the USO (jf World War I, and military ser- 
vice during that war were folkiwed by em- 
ployment with the National Recreation Asso- 
ciation for some twenty-five years. Varied 
responsibilities were carried for this agency 
for promoting public recreation. They in- 
cluded administration of training cnurses in 
many cities, direction of national publicity, 
and field representation in a dozen metropoli- 
tan centers. Consolidation of public recrea- 
tion services in Washington, I). C. the re- 
orgatiization of public recreation in Balti- 
more, special studies in Boston, fliniinnali, 
Kan.sas City and other cities and the prcpara 
tion of numerous magazine and newspaper 
articles and radio programs were among his 
arlivitii^s with the Assixiation. 

With I"". Kllwood Allen, Pangburn devel- 
oped the tcclinique.s of the "comprehensive 
long range recreation plan", comprising 





.Mi.i. i^laii Dopt, of Forests and Parks 

These Highest Falls in Maryland Bclonj to All the 
People of the State. Swallow Falls State Park, Gar- 
rett County, Md. 



methods for scientifically locating parks and 
other recreation areas within the framework 
of both city planning and "social planning". 
Pangburn has been a leader nationally in 
bringing sociological thinking into city plan- 
ning for parks and recreation. He and Allen 
applied their pioneer methods to Baltimore, 
Portland, Maine and other cities while with 
the National Recreation Association and to 
many more conmiunities later under the aus- 
pices of the Allen Organization. 

In 1946, Pangburn resigned from the Na- 
tional Recreation Association and soon after 
became an associate of Allen in a broad field 
which embraced studies and plans for indus- 
trial corporations including Electrolux. Inter- 
national Business Machines, State Farm In- 
surance Companies, Central Soya and others, 
state and local public school systems, founda- 
tions, state and countv governments, city 
planning departments, park and recreation 
departments and community funds and coun- 
cils. The bulk of tliis activity was in the 
public field. There were nearly three years 
of work for the Maryland State Planning 
Commission in a study of the tourist and 




Mil. .state Popt, of rnroHtH and PnrkH 

i'lxpnsure to Nature's Wilds l>oes Suini'tliliiK flood 
for the Physleal and Mniotionill lli-iilt)i nl' liii' Pi'o- 
I)le , . . Upper Keaehes of the Poloniae River, I'o- 
loinuc River State Forest, (Jarrett Comity, Md, 



vac.-ilicdi pnlcMli.-ils (if Weslcrn M;iryland, 
preparation of a coiniirehensive long range, 
stale park plan and ;i developnient pl;ni fur 
the I'atapsco River Valley, On Ihc coni]ile- 
lion of the latter sindv, llii' Maryland Slate 
Legislature voted $9n0j)()0 fur llie" ,-ic(|nisilion 
nf (he 6()()() acres of land rcinmniciided by 
the planners. 

('iitling down the pace in .Inly, 19.S.i, I'aiig- 
biirn gave iiii full lime employineiil and be- 
fritiillriniMJ nil I'MKe II) 



CLUB ACTIVITIES 



Atlantic City 

On March 5 the Bucknell Alumni Club of 
Atlantic City and a number of trustees and 
alumni association officers gathered as the 
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Yon at the 
Hotel Flanders in Atlantic City. 

Art and Ysabelle proved the perfect host 
and hostess as usual and provided the visitors 
with an elaborate entertainment program. At 
the Friday night dinner Robert K. Bell '20 
presided as master of ceremonies. The invo- 
cation was presented by Dr. Dayton L. Ranck 
'16, vice president and treasurer of the col- 
lege. A cablegram of greetings was re- 
ceived from the Hildreth family in Pakistan 
and acknowledged by the group. 

After introducing trustees Andrew R. 
Mathieson '20, Joseph Dent '20, Dr. Herbert 
Spencer, Dr. Bayard English, Berkeley V. 
Hastings '13, the toastmaster called for brief 
remarks from Mrs. Joseph B. Kelly (Emily 
Devine '21), president of the General Alumni 
Association, Dr. William H. Coleman, vice 
president and dean of the college, Dr. Dayton 
L. Ranck '16, vice president and treasurer, 
Malcolm E. Musser '18, dean of men and 
Buck Shott, alumni secretary. 

The toastmaster then introduced Dr. Jo- 
seph W. Henderson '08, acting president and 
chairman of the Board of Trustees, who 
presented a report on the state of the Uni- 
versity and paid a glowing tribute to Dr. 
Coleman for his efforts in connection with 
the gift of the Olin Foundation for the erec- 
tion of a new science building on the Buck- 
nell campus. 

Saturday was devoted to business sessions 
of the Board of Trustees committee, the 
Board of Directors of the General Alumni 
Association and the Alumni Fund Committee. 



Metropolitan New York- 
New Jersey 



Chicago 

The annual dinner meeting of the Buck- 
nell Alumni Club of Chicago was held on 
March 4th at Ireland's Oyster House, with 
28 Bucknellians and guests in attendance. Our 
meeting was highlighted by the presence of 
our guest speaker, Dr. Charles C. Knapp. 
former pastor of the Lewisburg Baptist 
Church and present pastor of the First Bap- 
tist Church of Evanston, who gave us an 
interesting up-to-date report from the cam- 
pus. 

We were pleased to see many familiar 
faces, such as T. J. Morris '00, Frances 
Wolfe Peel^ '38, Ruth Parker Streeter '38, 
Luther Carlisle '31 and Catherine Reese Car- 
lisle '33, Arthur Malcom '46, Leighton 
Thomas '40, Jess Syme '47, Hank Puff '46, 
and Bush FuUerton '47. And we were very 
gratified to also welcome some newcomers to 
our club, namely, James H. Konkle '31, Jane 
Nagro Lowum '43, Shirley Higgins Brown 
'43, Jim Roski of Bucknell Junior College, 
Ensign Kirk Kazarian '52, and Van Johnson 
'52 and Berda Stout Johnson '53. 

President Hank Puff stated that he was 
encouraged over the attendance of this meet- 
ing and, at the same time, urged each of us 
to try to interest even more Bucknellians in 
our meetings. It was agreed that we would 
plan on having a family picnic in the fall as 
our next gathering. Hank also urged those 
present to contribute to the annual giving 
program; and started a discussion on how 
best we can familiarize Chicago high school 
students with Bucknell. Before closing the 
business meeting, he thanked Jesse Syme for 
making all the necessary arrangements for 
our dinner meeting. We concluded by sing- 
ing the Alma Mater. 

— Lois Miller Fulleeton '47, Secretary 




The annual Bucknell Charter Day Dinner, 
held at the Park Sheraton Hotel on Febru- 
ary 11, was one of the most enthusiastic gath- 
erings of alumni, parents and friends of the 
LTniversity ever scheduled. 

The invocation was pronounced by Dr. 
Newton C. Fetter '09 and a moment of silence 
was observed in memory of Charles Grant 
Shaffer '92 and Paul S. Althouse '12, club 
members who passed away recently. 

The guest of honor, Dr. Arnaud C. Marts, 
former president of Bucknell University, was 
introduced by Mrs. Emily Devine Kelly '21, 
president of the General Alumni Association. 
Dr. Marts in his stirring address reminisced 
on his pleasant memories of days spent on the 
Bucknell campus and paid fitting tribute to 
the Bucknell way of life which he continues 
to find in abundance among the Bucknell 
Alumni and friends of the University. 

The former alumni club officers and trus- 
tees introduced to the group by Mrs. Kelly, 
included Thomas J. Mangan '21, chairman of 
the Birthday Dinner Committee, Joseph D. 
Dent '20, W. C. Lowther '14, Jules F. See- 
bach, Jr. '20, E. A. Snyder '11, Frank W. 
Jackson '95, Dr. A. A. Allen '22, Dr. Stanley 
P. Davies '12, C. R. Leaber '19, and many 
others. 

In a very brief business meeting conducted 
by Wayne E. Knouse '40, president of the 
Metropolitan Alumni Association, there was 
presented for the consideration of the mem- 
bers the idea of sub-dividing the Metropoli- 
tan New York-New Jersey group into a sep- 
arate New York and a separate New Jersey 
organization. He asked that members give 
careful thought to the decision which will be 
presented in a letter to the entire membership 
within a short time, with the idea of coming 
to some decision before or at the May meet- 
ing of the Alumni Association in Newark. 
A nominating committee to select officers, to 
report at the May meeting was appointed as 
follows : Richard C. Shultz '40, Richard L. 
Moore '47, Robert E. List '48, Thomas J. 
Mangan '21. 

After the dinner meeting the group moved 
to the Grand Ballroom of the Park Sheraton 
and enjoyed, along with many parents and 
friends of the University, a concert by the 
Bucknell University Men's Glee Club of 75 
voices under the direction of Dr. Harold E. 
Cook, head of the department of music at 

Bucknell. 

^ 

Lancaster 

Lancaster County Alumni celebrated 
Bucknell's 108th Anniversary with a din- 
ner meeting at Dissingers' Old Mill on 
Thursday, February 4. On hand to wel- 
come Professor and Mrs. J. B. Miller were 
eighteen members and friends of the club. 

We were very pleased to have Professor 
Miller bring us up-to-date on all the recent 
happenings at Bucknell as well as the 



pertinent facts about the Olin Foundation 
gift. Highlighting the evening. Professor 
Miller presented a very excellent selection 
of colored slides of campus scenes. 

Officers elected for the ensuing year 
were president, Howard R. Dieter '29; 
vice president, Ted R. Simpson '52; secre- 
tary, Albert H. French '50: treasurer, 
Benjamin F. Bastian '48. 

Our next meeting is planned for May 6 
to be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 
Kenneth Hoffman. 

— Albert H. French '50, Secretary 



St. Petersburg 

The St. Petersburg Bucknell Club met, 
for a picnic luncheon, at Lake Magiorre, 
on March 20th with 23 in attendance. Dr. 
Joseph Yoder, who came with his wife, 
Emily Lane, gave the invocation. After 
a delicious luncheon, the President, George 
Ballets, opened the meeting. He greeted 
Dr. and Mrs. C. H. Richardson, who are 
on leave of absence from the faculty. Dr. 
Richardson gave an interesting account 
of recent developments at the college. 
Dr. Yoder spoke of his work at Juniata 
College. Mr, C. P. Duncan, Rutgers '06, 
and Mrs. Duncan were guests. Sarah 
Ray Way told of her first humorous expe- 
rience in Dr. Bartol's class, and Mildred 
Gathers gave the highlights on the idea 
that blossomed into the beautiful new 
library. Mrs. Ralph Stevens of Mt. Holy- 
oke College was another guest, Dr, John 
I. Woodruff gave a talk and read one of 
his delightful humorous verses. 

Dr. George Fisher '92, who has been 
staying at the Crawford Hotel, recently 
injured his shoulder and was taken by 
plane to his son's home in the north, 
Elkanah Hulley had a slight heart attack 
and has been confined to Mound Park 
Hospital, He could not be with us. A 
card signed by the entire membership was 
sent to Mrs. Ella Bowser, who was a 
faithful member of our group for years. 

Mr. Ballets and Sarah Headland were 
appointed to represent our group at the 
June meeting on the campus. The follow- 
ing ofiicers were elected — Dr. J. Earle Ed- 
wards '10, president: Sarah Headland '09, 
first vice president: Mrs, Henry Colestock 
(Bertha Wagner) '16, 2nd vice president; 
Margory Montgomery, 3rd vice president; 
Mrs. L. S. Porter (Ruth Stephens) '05, 
secretary- treasurer; Howard Headland, 
assistant secretary. 

The next meeting will be on November 
20th at the home of Mrs. Henry Colestock, 
1711-48th Avenue, North, at noon, 

— Ruth S, Porter '05, Secretary 



Sunbury 

On Monday, February 22, the Sunbury 
Bucknell Alumni Club held its birthday 
meeting in the Hotel Neff, Sunbury, 
Twenty-six members were present and 
heard Dr, Dayton L, Ranck, vice presi- 
dent and treasurer of the University, speak 
on current topics of interest on and about 
the campus. Russell L. Winegardner, 
MA'47, was elected president to succeed 
Lewis Eyster, who has served faithfully 
for many years. John Hilbish '11, Wil- 
lard Zimmerman '37, and Harold M. Neff, 
Jr. '48 were re-elected vice president, 
treasurer and secretary respectively. 

The new president, Mr. Winegardner, 

announced plans to have more meetings 

of the group, probably monthly luncheons. 

— H. M. Neff, Jr. '48, Secretary 

(Continued on Page 11) 

JUNE 1954 



UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS 



Faculty to Make 
Education Survey 

Members of the faculty will undertake 
shortly a comprehensive survey of various 
aspects of Bucknell's educational program, 
it was announced by Dr. William H. Cole- 
man, vice president and dean of the Uni- 
versity. 

The survey, as described by Dean Cole- 
man, will consist of a self-examination or 
study by the teaching staff of the major 
problems affecting the academic welfare 
of the college and may require a year for 
completion. 

"It is essential, periodically, that an in- 
stitution of higher learning take stock of 
its academic resources — not simply for 
the sake of change — but to insure that it 
is functioning at maximum efficiency," 
Dr. Coleman said in explaining the pur- 
pose of the proposed study. 

"In view of the greatly increased college 
enrollments in prospect, now is the time 
to make plans for the future," he empha- 
sized. 

The dean has just concluded a series of 
five dinner meetings with faculty members 
at which he outlined Bucknell's major 
academic problems as he saw them and 
invited the teachers to comment upon 
these or other problems which they 
deemed pertinent. 

A record was kept of the discussions at 
each of these meetings. In addition, fac- 
ulty members have been invited to sub- 
mit written suggestions on other problems 
or topics not already listed. 

A committee will be appointed by Dean 
Coleman to review this material with the 
object of determining what the major 
problems are that need to be examined. 
-A committee will then be assigned to each 
problem with directions to study it thor- 
oughly and come up with constructive 
suggestions for its solution. 

"We shall urge these committees to in- 
vite and evaluate student opinion in those 
instances where it may prove helpful," 
Dean Coleman said. 

One of the larger problems to be ex- 
amined by faculty members will be that 
of providing a basic educational concept 
that will serve the situation by which the 
University is confronted, the dean pointed 
out. 

"Is the Bucknell student broadly-edu- 
cated and what do we mean by the term 
broadly-educated" is another basic prob- 
lem that will come up for study along with 
the question "How can we create and main- 
tain at Bucknell a campus atmosphere con- 
ducive to learning?" Dr. Coleman added. 

The place of vocational training in our 
total educational program and the extent 
and nature of the contributions which 
Bucknell teachers should make to research 
arc some of the other topics listed for 
review. 

"The interest and cocjperation shown 
by faculty members in our preliminary 
discussions have been most encouraging," 
Dean Coleman declared as he expressed 
appreciation for the constructive approach 
which the faculty in general is making to 
this vital project. 



New Men's Dormitory 
To Be Built 

Another Second Century development 
was announced by the University's trustees 
at their annual meeting on the campus May 
8. It is anticipated that construction of the 
new dormitory and dining hall for freshman 
men at Bucknell will get under way in Sep- 
tember. 

The new structure, which will house 220 
freshmen, will cost approximately $750,000, 
and will be financed lar.gely through gifts 
from trustees, alumni, and friends of the 
University, accordin,"^ to Dr. Joseph W. 
Henderson, chairman of the Board of Trus- 
tees. 

The committee engaged in the selection of 
a new president for the University reported 
progress and will make another report at a 
special meeting of the Board to be held in 
Lewisburg at Commencement time. 

The Board re-elected all of its officers as 
well as five trustees whose terms had ex- 
pired. They include Alfred G. Freas, Bo- 
gota, N. T. : H. Boardman Hopper, Phila- 
delphia ; Dr. Daniel A. Poling, Philadel- 
phia; Dr. Harvey F. Smith, Harrsiburg; 
Dr. Herbert L. Spencer, New York City ; 
and Paul L. Troast, Passaic, N. J. 

Dr. Henderson named Paul L. Troast, of 
Passaic, N. J., as chairman of a special 
trustee committee for the new dormitory. 
Committee members include Robert K. Bell, 
of Ocean City, N. J.; Kemieth W. Slifer, 
Woodbury, N. J. ; Andrew R. Mathieson, 
Pittsburgh; Joseph D. Dent, New York 
City; and Dr. Walter B. McKinney, Phila- 
delphia. 

To be built of brick in Pennsylvania co- 
lonial style, the dormitory will be U-shaped 
and will consist of a center section two 
stories high and two wings that will be 
four stories high. Each wing will have 
rooms for 110 students plus a game room. 
The dining room and kitchen facilities will 
be located on the first floor of the center 
section and a large loun.ge will take up the 
second floor. 

The building will be located between the 
Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library and the sta- 
dium. The grounds between the dormitory 
and the stadium will be graded for use as 
playing fields for soccer, softball, and other 
sports, for the use of the freshmen and resi- 
dents of the nearby fraternity houses. 




This ycar'.<i University Player's production 
was The Cliorolair Soldier. Performances 
were Kivcn on Wunh 2.i, 26, and 27 at the 
l/;wisburg HikIi .School Auditorium under 
the direction of kol)crt ({lake '54, Lewisburg. 

JUNK 1054 



Auction in Action 

To the lucrative strains of "Going, Going, 
Gone," the World United Service was busy 
making money on Saturday, March 1,3 at the 
Bison, familiarly known as diet's. Here the 
Greeks, along with members of tlic faculty, 
donated their services and wares to he auc- 
tioned to the student body, and together they 
offered some strange and unique commodities 
for sale. 

Jim Logue '54, Williamsport, and F,d Wil- 
liams '54, Brooklyn, were chief auctioneers 
for the occasion and managed lo keep the 
money rolling in. Members of the faculty 
offered to the highest bidder a ride up the 
hill to an 8 o'clock class, the typing of a 
theme in the future, fifty baby roosters, din- 
ner for two with an uncluiperoned evening 
by the fireplace, and the loan of a car for the 
night of tlic Senior Prom. 

Sororities gave up formal Greek pro- 
cedures in this battle of wils and wallets. 
The Alpha Phi's were willing to risk ilisli- 
pan hanfis and wash dishes for the highcsl 
bidding fraternity. The Aljilia Clii's donat- 
ed their elbow grease in a floor scrubbing 
project at a fraternity house, while the Tri 



Robert E, Maurer, instructor in English, 
and Lloyd M. Swartz, assistant professor 
of mathematics, have been chosen as 
recipients of the 1954 Faculty Award for 
Summer study awarded annually by the 
trustees of Bucknell University. This award 
provides a cash stipend for graduate study 
during the summer vacation. 

Dr. C3TUS H. Karraker, assistant pro- 
fessor of history, recently received word 
from London that he has been elected a 
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society of 
Great Britain. Membership in the Royal 
Historical Society is bestowed only upon 
those historians who were recommended 
and nominated by Fellows of the Society. 
The selection of Dr. Karraker was based 
on the strength of his recent publication 
Piracy Was A Business, which has received 
wide acclaim for its scholarship and literary 
qualities. 

Allan W. Flock, assistant professor of 
Music Education at Bucknell University, 
was guest conductor at North Central 
District Choral Festival (Coudersport) 
January 14, IS, 16; Northeast District 
Band Festival (Bloomsburg) February 
18, 19, 20: Mifflin County Choral Festival 
(Lewistown) March 11, 12, and 13. 

Miss Mary Jane Stevenson, dean of 
women, represented Bucknell at the an- 
nual conference of the National Associa- 
tion of Deans of Women at Washington, 
D, C, April 2-5. During the meeting Miss 
Stevenson participated in a panel discus- 
sion on the topic "The Improvement of 
Human Relations." 



"Othello" Features Alumni 
Weekend 

One of the outstanding features of the 
coming Alumni Weekend will be the June 
12th performance by Cap and Dagger of 
Shakespeare's "Othello", which promises to 
be an excellent production. Two perform- 
ances of the play have already been given 
and have been very well received. "Othello" 
is being- directed by Margo Hand '54, and 
stars Lionel Kranitz '55 as Othello, Myrna 
Haag '57 as Desdemona and Robert Blake 
'54 as lago. Also in the cast are five mem- 
bers of the English department faculty: 
Messrs. K. Ward Hooker, Frank W. Mer- 
ritt, Harry R. Garvin, Frank A. HofTman 
and Harvey M. Powers. 



Delts provided liat girls and water carriers 
fur intramural softball. K.'ip])a Deltas and 
Pi Phi's served dinner to llie highest paying 
fraternities, while the I 'hi Mus offered to 
wash cars. 

According to the fraternity men, the way 
to a Sem Gem's pockclhook is through her 
stomach. Conse(|Uently, the Samniies auc- 
tioned off six stc;di dinners, the Phi Psi's 
served a meal to the highest bidding sorority 
pledge class, and the Phi Gams gave a sjia- 
ghetti dinner to the sorority paying the most 
for their services. The K;i|ipa Sigs were 
willing to clean a sorority suite, while the 
KDR's generously fjffered the cleaning ser- 
vices of their pledges to the highest bidding 
fraternity. The Theta Chi's came up with 
;m enticing offer rif two Senior Prom tickets, 
along with a dale, if necessary. 

It is agreed that this is a painless mcllmd 
In coiitriliule In ;i worthy cause ;ui(l have fun 
doing it. 



ROBBIE RETIRES 



Harr3r Wolcott Robbins, Chairman of 
Bucknell's Department of English since 
1923, will retire this June. 

That terse statement will give pause for 
thought to thousands of Bucknellians, past 
and present, for Robbie is as much an in- 
stitution at Bucknell as is the Vaughan 
Literature Building in which he has his 
office. In fact, Robbie is more of an insti- 
tution. He was here before the Lit Build- 
ing. He also antedates the Davis Gym- 
nasium, the Botany Building, most of the 
Engineering Building, the Stadium, the 
Golf Course. Roberts Hall, Hunt Hall, the 
Women's Dining Hall, the Ziegler Infir- 
mary, Bucknell Lodge, the Bison, the 
Library and the Heating Plant. In fact, 
it is not too far from the truth to say that 
a University has been built around him. 

To sum up a teaching career of 45 years, 
31 of them at Bucknell, is no mean feat, 
but since the ideal college is Mark Hop- 
kins (or Harry Robbins) on one end of a 
log and a student at the other end, it might 
be well for us to study what the students 
said about him last year when they dedi- 
cated their yearbook, L'Agenda, to him. 
Here it is: 

"Beneath the seeming New England 
austerity that is characteristic of Dr. 
Harry W. Robbins lies a Frostian hu- 
mour, a gentle understanding of the 
minds of men, and a scholarly mind rich 
in literature and in life. During his 
seventy years, 'Robbie' has been a foot- 
ball plaj'er and a journeyman printer, 
an army captain, a high school teacher, 
and for the past thirty years, a professor 
of English. He reads a French or Ger- 
man text or an old Anglo-Saxon manu- 
script with the same ease with which he 
attacks a problem in semantics. Those 
of us who have spoken to him of life 
and its problems know that he is a phi- 
losopher. 

"Dr. Robbins was graduated from 
Brown University in 1908, and received 
the degree of Doctor of Philosophy 
from the University of Minnesota in 
1923. He has been chairman of the 
Bucknell Department of English for thirty 
years, during which time he has been 
on numerous important faculty commit- 
tees, a foundation member and president 
of the Bucknell chapter of Phi Beta 
Kappa, and an adviser to Sigma Tau 
Delta. He is a member of the American 
Association of University Professors, 
the Modern Language Association, the 
Early English Text Society, and Le 
Societe des Anciens Textes Francais. 

"Best known as the co-editor of the 
widely printed Western World Literature, 
for which- he completed several transla- 
tions, Dr. Robbins has also published edi- 
tions of Le Miroir de Seinte Eglise, Rich- 
ard Rolle's 'Devout Meditaciomn,' and 
worked on a translation of The Romance 
of the Rose. 

"The rigors of academic duties have 
never succeeded in hiding the twinkle 
in his eyes, his almost boyish satisfac- 
tion over a good bridge hand, or the dry 
wit expressed in muted asides. Students 
who penetrate the Vermont severity dis- 
cover that 'Robbie' is both warm and 

8 



kind, and that he has a keen awareness 
and an understanding that can spring 
onlj' from years of studying, of reading, 
and of living." 
In making' the presentation at Senior 

Chapel last year, the students also said: 
"He has become a tradition at Buck- 
nell University, a tradition so well es- 
tablished that not one of us will ever 
forget the shivers of our first oral quiz 
or the fact that Agamemnon died in the 
bathtub. We hope that this L'Agenda 
will be in some small way a tribute to a 
man whose presence at this university 
has stood for all that is worthy and rich 
in the academic tradition." 
Obviously Robbie's claim to fame is not 

mere longevity. Yet much of what he has 




Harry Wolcott Robbins 

done for Bucknell over these many years 
has received little notice. As any former 
student will understand, Robbie is not one 
to advertise. 

The bulk of Robbie's efforts naturalh' 
have gone into building and improving the 
work of the English Department. One of 
his first innovations in that Department 
was the introduction, in 1927, of an honors 
course or seminar. At that time the idea 
was unusual in American Colleges, for it 
lay stress on the reading of literature and 
eliminated almost all requirements of class 
attendance during the student's final 
semester. 

The seminar, which has manj' features 
of a graduate course, was established pri- 
marily for seniors who wished to obtain 
honors in English, but from the first grad- 
uate students were admitted. Altogether 
the work of the course is a satisfactory 
contribution to the "mastery of the field", 
which is considered to be the basis for the 
awarding of the A.M. degree. 

Probably the most important contribu- 
tion to the Department was the introduc- 
tion of the World Literature course. This 
started in 1929 as an evening course en- 
titled "An Introduction to World Litera- 
ture" and made use of the faculties of the 
various language departments. The course 
ran along for several years, was dropped 



temporarily and then blossomed forth in 
1934 as "World Literature". Originally 
the course carried through to the middle 
of the 18th Century, but in later years it 
was developed to cover all Western Lit- 
erature from Homer to the present. The 
purpose of the course was to provide back- 
ground for later advanced courses. In this 
work. Professor Robbins worked in co- 
operation with the then Professor Cole- 
man and the two eventually edited an 
anthology entitled Western World Litera- 
ture. This book filled a definite need in 
college work and subsequently was adopt- 
ed by colleges throughout the country. As 
late as 1951 it had gone into its 15th print- 
ing. 

In 1945 an Advanced World Literature 
Course was introduced for students wish- 
ing to do more intensive work similar to 
that in the Great Book courses at other 
colleges. 

Another innovation made by Robbie, 
was a system of cumulative tests for En- 
glish students. These tests encouraged 
the student to remember work of previous 
semesters instead of assuming that when 
the final examination is passed, he is 
"through with the course". These tests 
also serve as a sort of comprehensive ex- 
amination for majors in the field and pro- 
vide proof of general mastery of the sub- 
ject. 

Behind all of this work was the basic 
idea of getting students to think, the ob- 
vious sign of a^ great teacher. 

It is also interesting to note that of the 
14 Committees on which Robbie was 
elected to serve during his 31 years at 
Bucknell, most of them concerned them- 
selves with academic matters. He was 
constantly on the side of scholarship and 
it is no coincidence that as his committee 
work was lightened these last few years, 
the one major assignment he retained was 
that of member of the Academic Standards 
Committee. 

Committee titles and functions have 
changed greatly during the 31 years Rob- 
bie has been at Bucknell, but from the 
names of those on which he was asked to 
serve over the years, it can be seen that 
he has always been regarded as a scholar. 
Under five presidents, from Hunt to Hil- 
dreth, his opinion was sought in such fields 
as Curriculum and Courses, Advanced De- 
grees, Student Measurement, Faculty Ad- 
visory, and Academic Standards. For the 
past five years he has served as Chairman 
of the Cordinating Committee of the Lib- 
eral Arts Group, although there is no 
doubt that he served in that capacity for 
many years before the title was created. 
During the administration of President 
Rainey, for example, he served as Chair- 
man of the Language Group, and as such 
was a member of the Administrative 
Council. His longest tenure was on the 
Advanced Degrees Committee on which 
he served eight years before becoming 
Chairman for another nine years. 

The records do not show, however, one 
paradox in his make-up. A humanist and 
a linguist, he is also, strangely enough, an 
amateur statistician. It comes out in his 
bridge and when he needs facts to back 
up an argument. 

Nor do the records show his love for his 
native Vermont, to which he retreats reg- 
ularly for his summer vacations. This 
may account in part for the fact that his 
31 years in Pennsylvania apparently have 
had little efifect on his nature. He still is 
a Vermonter in appearance, manner, 
speech or silence. 

JUNE 19 54 



Brownell '43 Aids in 
Tumor Research 

Since Gordon L. Brownell received his 
B.S. degree with a major in physics from 
Bucknell in 1943 he has achieved fame for 
his research in the fields of physics and 
bio-physics. Obviously, his achievements 
have been credited in the reports in pro- 
fessional journals but more and more his 
work has received attention in the promi- 
nent periodicals. In 1951 both Colliers and 
Look carried articles describing his research 
acti\'ities. In April Time magazine reported 
the stor\- of his contribution in helping save 
the life of a young patient at Massachusetts 
General Hospital, Boston. 

Time reported the case (April 5, 1954) 
as follows : 

"Holly Jane Hyde, daughter of a Rhode 
Island chicken and apple farmer, had been 
a lively youngster and, with her brilliant 
coppery hair, was as bright as a new penny. 
But when, at seven, Holly went into second 
grade, she had trouble with reading. Then 
Holly's mother noticed that sometimes she 
seemed not to understand what was said to 
her ; she gazed vacantly into space and 
occasionally picked up her luncheon sand- 
wich and tossed it across the room for no 
evident reason. 

"At first the doctors could not be sure of 
the reason, either. It might be the petitinal 
form of epilepsy, or a brain tumor. At 
Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, 
Neurosurgeon \\'illiam H. Sweet tried the 
electroencephalogram ("brain-wave m a - 
chine') and got indications of a local dis- 
order, but nothing definite enough to justify 
major brain surgery. Another standard test 
(in itself fairly drastic), involving the in- 
jection of air into the brain cavities, showed 
nothing. Xot long ago Holly Hyde would 
have had to wait for her condition to worsen, 
imperiling her understanding of language 
and perhaps endangering her life, before the 
doctors could have felt certain of what to do. 

"But Dr. Sweet had worked with the 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology's 
Physicist (jordon Brownell to develop a 
scarming machine that shows, with a high 
degree of accuracy, not only whether a brain 
tumor is present but, if so, precisely where 
it is. Dr. Sweet gave Holly an injection of 
radioactive arsenic, which has an affinity for 
tumors. An hour later she lay on a cot with 
her head between two scintillation counters 
to which scanning mechanisms were attached. 
Soon, as the counters picked up the gamma 
rays, the robot pens showed that the arsenic 
had concentrated in one part of the lower 
forebrain. This showed that Holly did 
indeed have a tumor. Another scan showed 
that it was left of center, and (within a third 
of an inch; how far. The machine, which 
Dr. Brownell had helped to work out under 
an A EC grant, told Dr. Sweet just where 
to operate. He removed an invading tumor. 
That was a year ago. 

"Last week Third-Grader Holly Hyde 
fKjunccd into the hospital board room so 
that American Cancer Society officials could 
see for themselves that she now seems fully 
recovered. Her reading has improved, 
she has no more spells and feels, as she 
chirped, 'fine.' 

"Drs. Sweet and Brownell have run their 
tally of scanned subjects (including normal 
volunteers for comparison) to well over 200. 
The machine, they hope, will save many a 
patient from dangerous surgery inside the 
<kull for the .sole purjwsc of getting infor- 
mation and will make the operation far 
surer in case.s where a lurking tumor is 
disclostd." 

JUNE ItH 



Boerner '32 Serves 
in Germany 

Alfred V. ("Mickey") Boerner '32, is in 
charge of the U. S. information and cultural 
program in Germany. As Director of the 
Office of Public Affairs since October 26, 
1952, he has played a large role in building 
firm ties of understanding between the people 




.ILFEED V. BOERNER '33 

of Germanj' and the United States. Under 
him are about 2,000 employees, and his cur- 
rent budget is about $16,000,000. 

Five different groups of workers are en- 
gaged in the program. Through 26 informa- 
tion centers — Amerika Haeuser — and about 
one hundred local libraries which were begun 
by this program, books and magazines, lec- 
tures and concerts, documentary moving pic- 
tures, and English-language lessons are avail- 
able to all. Each of the larger libraries has 
from ten to twenty-five thousand books and 
about 100 magazines. The significance of 
this enterprise of American goodwill cannot 
be overestimated. 

The other groups of workers are engaged 
in distributing news stories and pamphlets, 
exhibiting documentary films ; exchanging 
about 500 students, teachers, and research 
scholars ; carrying on educational relations ; 
and studying the conditions which result from 
the division of Germany into two zones. 

"Mickey" came to this high position 
through his consistently important work 
since his arrival in 1946. After his days at 
Bucknell, where he was intercollegiate mid- 
dleweight boxing champion, he studied at the 
University of Michigan and in France and 
Germany. On returning to the United States, 
he taught at Washington and Jefferson Col- 
lege and did public relations work in Ohio. 
Early in World War II he began broadcast- 
ing comments on international affairs over a 
[Pittsburgh station. 

In the fall of 1944 he joined the Office of 
War Information in New York and soon was 
in London as head of the policy desk for Ger- 
many and also as a member of the psycholog- 
ical warfare division of SHAKE i-nder Gen- 
eral Eisenhower. He followed the victorious 
American troops into Luxembourg in March, 
1945, and then into I'rankfurt am Main the 
next month to brfiadcast to the (jerman peo- 
ple. His initial phrase, "Guten AbenrI," be- 
came so i)opular as a result of his excellent 
commentaries, that he has been known ever 
since as "Hcrr Guten Abend" and was voted 
Germany's most popular radio commentator. 



Pangburii '10 Puts You 
in a Park 

(Continued from Page 5) 

came a park and recreation consultant on 
his own. However, the past two years have 
been nearly as busy as ever with Allen and 
in service in Trenton, N. J., Columbus, Ga., 
Dade County. Fla., and Pittsfield, Mass., for 
Community Chests and Councils of America, 
Inc. and Community Research Associates. 
Currently he is engaged with Allen in replan- 
ning the parks and beaches of Long Beach, 
California and designing one of the first 
state parks for the State of Delaware. 

Pangburn is a member of the American 
Association of Social Workers, the American 
Recreation Society, the National Recreation 
Association and an associate member of the 
American Institute of Park Executives. He 
is a former president of the National Social 
Work Publicity Council. He is a former 
chairman of the Citizens Advisory Committee 
on city planning and a member of the Cos- 
mopolitan Club in Montclair, N. J., where 
he has resided since 1924. His wife, (Kath- 
arine E. Greene) was Smith, 1915. There 
are two sons, both married, Edward living 
in Amarillo, Texas and John, in Montclair. 

During his professional career Pangburn 
has seen a healthy ripening of public appre- 
ciation of participant recreation in the United 
States. Against a background of profession- 
alization of much sport, colossal develop- 
ment of commercial amusement and the mul- 
tiplicity of gadgets that encourage "spec- 
tatoritis" he has seen the steady growth of 
national, state, county and city parks, the 
spread of city playgrounds, the immense 
growth of crafts, the popularity of good 
music and hobbies, the expansion of swim- 
ming pools and beaches and the vogue of 
community forms of recreation such as pic- 
nicking, square and folk dancing and com- 
munity center programs. 

These simple, healthy developments enrich 
the physical, emotional and spiritual life of 
the people and help keep our democracy 
strong, in Pangburn's view. 



Help Week-1954 Style 

This year, various organizations on the 
Bucknell campus have been busy with proj- 
ects relating to a "Help Week" program. 

Their work has been facilitated through 
the Social Service Commission which has 
been organized on campus to form a clearing 
house for community service projects. The 
purpose of this clearing house is to receive 
from community leaders descriptions of com- 
munity projects which they feel are worth- 
while and to pass them along to student or- 
"nnizations. Sororities and fraternities have 
done much to undertake these civic projects. 
The clearing house also gives an estimate of 
the time and material re(|uircd for each proj- 
ect and keeps a record of those projects that 
are in progress and those that have been com- 
pleted. 

.A.mong the projects which have been un- 
dertaken this year by Bucknell students are 
reading to shut-ins in Lewisburg and vicinity, 
sewing and menditig in the Lewisburg Health 
Center, and clothing drives for overseas re- 
lief. The sororities and fraternities also held 
their annual Christmas parties for the chil- 
dren in the Lewisburg area. 



He still broadcasts once a week, despite the 
heavy burden of official duties. 

"Mickey" married a fellow student in 
Germany, VXwvir Deming, d.-iughter ()f a 
professor of chemistry at the University of 
Nebraska, They have five children, two of 
whom are students at University of Ne- 
braska. 

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KEY TO BUILDINGS 

I PRCSIOCNT'S HOUSE 

2 eUCKNELL HALL 

3 CHEMISTRY BUILDINO 

4 OLD 8IGMA CHI 

5 TAYLOR HALL 

6 WEST COLLEGE 
T MAIN COLLEGE 

8 EAST COLLEGE 

9 COLLEGE INN 

10 OBSERVATORY 

11 OLD LIBRARY 

12 ENGINEERING BUILDING 

13 OLIN SCIENCE BUILDING 

14 VAUGHAN LITERATURE BUILDING 

15 BERTRAND LIBRARY 
l< DAVIS GYU 



RBU 
4-17-54 



10 



JUNE 19 5 4 



Lets Hike "The 
Four-Mile" Again 

For too many years the old "Four-AIile" 
has been neglected. Some say it no longer 
exists. Though slightly changed in spots 
by reason of newer road construction, it still 
exists and to prove it a map of the campus 
with the old "Four-Mile" drawn to scale 
is shown on the facing page. The map is 
the work of Richard B. Ulp, a sophomore, 
of Xorthumberland, who probably took the 
tour. But Dr. Dalzell M. Griffith '23, pro- 
fessor of civil engineering, who knows every 
foot of the way. could supply all the details 
from memory. 

The resulting map is published for the 
benefit of older Bucknellians who have made 
the trip many times and for the newer 
alumni who reached the campus after that 
bus}' thoroughfare no longer was used for 
late afternoon "fussing." Was the "Four- 
Mile" popular? Well, we can remember 
(in the spring of 1919) Prexy Harris, in 
his long black topcoat and derby hat, tak- 
ing his daily constitutional around the course. 
'Twas said he learned a lot about college 
students and such on his daily jaunts. 

The ritual of "walking the Four-Mile" 
was flourishing in 1919. But when did the 
pleasant custom begin? And when did it 
end ? And why did it end ? And who has 
a picture of life on the "Four-Mile?" Any- 
body have a picture of Dr. John H. Harris 
taken on the hike? We'd like to publish it 
for the benefit of all alumni. 

Of course, the old dusty road finally had 
to give waj' to smooth macadamized sur- 
faces but you can still take the walk — or 
ride, if you are so inclined. Better plan to 
include the tour in your program when you 
are back for Alumni Reunion Weekend on 
June 12 — or the next time you return to, 
the campus — and make it soon ! 

One of the landmarks you should spot 
quickly is the old willow tree and the con- 
crete bridge, with iron pipe railing, that 
crosses the brook. Both the tree and the 
bridge will be found on Moore Avenue op- 
posite the Christy Mathewson Gateway to 
the Memorial Stadium. 'Tis said that one 
of the Semites and that second lieutenant of 
the SATC days did some important fussing 
at that spot. Well, you supply your own 
nostalgic scenes and people them with the 
folks of your era. 

An>'way. there's a big gap in the log of 
the old "Four-Mile" that you can help to fill. 
Can you supply some of the details? We'd 
welcome letters telling us some of your ex- 
periences. Just address them to the Editor, 
THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS. If you 
can't take the time to write a letter, please 
clip the coui)on below and send it in. 



Vou bet I'll help with the "Four-Mile" 
History. Here arc my answers : 

1. I first walked the "Four-Mile" in 



(■Year) 



2. I last walked the "Four-Mile" in 



(Year) 



Club Activities 

(Continued from Page 6) 

Wilkes-Barre 

Seventy Bucknellians and friends gath- 
ered at the .\merican Legion Home, King- 
ston, for a dinner meeting on March 29th 
to celebrate the University's 108th Birth- 
day and Charter Day. 

Invocation was offered by the Reverend 
Howard G. Hartzell '41, and a brief mes- 
sage of welcome was given by Quentin R. 
Walters '48, president. 

The toastmaster. Attorney Donald S. 
Mills '32, introduced the principal speaker, 
Dr. Paul Witmeyer, professor of education 
at Bucknell. Dr. Witmeyer recalled the 
LIniversity's fine reputation with a faculty 
of high caliber and an emphasis upon su- 
perior scholarship. He also traced the 
past achievements and future plans of the 
building program. 

John "Buck" Shott, alumni secretary, 
talked briefly about the growth of the 
.\lumni Association and the Alumni Fund 
and encouraged increased interest in the 
local chapter among the many Valley 
Alumni. He extended an invitation to the 
celebration of class reunions and Alumni 
Day at the campus on June 12. 

A proposal was made by Michael Solo- 
mon to conduct an aerial tour from 
Wilkes-Barre to Lewisburg in Maj'. The 
plan includes a fraternity luncheon and a 
bird's eye view of the campus. 

Entertainment, which was arranged by 
Miss June M. Owens '44, included the 
following: three vocal solos: "Sea Fever". 
"Singing A Song", and "Some Enchanted 
Evening" by C. Fred Mathias '54, accom- 
panied by Cynthia McGoughey '56, both 
Bucknell students; "Lady of Spain" and 
"In the Mood" by the Accordian Rascals ; 
Patricia Skiptunas, Francis Schwartz, and 
Joseph Baratta: Hawaiian, Egyptian, and 
tap dances by Angeline Maminski. 

Throughout the dinner group singing 
was led by Herbert Lloyd '11 and accom- 
panied by Reese Pelton. 

The affair was climaxed by the lighting 
of the candles and a birthday cake which 
was the focal point of the decorations. 
This was done by Miss Claire Conwaj' 
'OS and the Reverend Charles Roush '09. 
The singing of the Alma Mater closed the 
ceremony. Benediction was pronounced 
by the Reverend Charles Roush. 

The following committees and officers 
arranged the meetings: co-chairmen, Al 
Rusin '38 and Michael Solomon; decora- 
tions, Mrs. Beverly Graham Myers '46, 
chairman, and Mrs. Elizabeth Laedlein 
Wentz '22; tickets and reservations, Lloyd 
Davies '49: place and menu, Lynn Gough- 
nour '32; publicity, John Bush '42; presi- 
dent, Quentin R. Walters '46; treasurer, 
Emily Dooley '38; secretaries, June M, 
Owens '44 and Katherine P. Frcund '44. 

Lynn Goughnour was named chairman 
of the ne.xt meeting, an outing, on June 
26. Election of officers will also take 
place at that time. Members of the nomi- 
nating committee are: Herbert Lloyd, 
chairman: Mrs. Beverly Graham Myers, 
Mrs. Elizabeth Laedlein Wentz, Donald 
Mills, Edward Davies. and Claire Conway. 
— Ju.NK M. OwKN.s '44 anri 
Kathkrine p. Fhkuni) '44, Co-Sccrclarics 



Nam'' 

Class 

JUNE I « S 4 



KunHUH City 

A K'oup of Bucknellians in Kansas City 
met utider the rliairnianship of Dr. Her- 
bert A. Wenner '}i?t on March 29 and 
enjoyerl a report on campus activities 
giveir by Dr. Lester Kieft, head of the 
dipartnient of chemistry at Bucknell. 



Bradford 

Bucknellians froin McKean and Warren 
Counties in Pennsylvania and Allegany and 
Cattaraugus Counties in New York met at 
the Emery Hotel in Bradford on April 26 
under the chairmanship of Dr. John K. 
Thamm '18. A report of campus activities 
was given by Buck Shott and plans were 
made to contact the 73 alumni in the area 
with the view of conducting a reception for 
entering freshmen and their parents before 
the opening of college in September. 



Cleveland 

Eighteen Bucknellians from the Cleveland 
area gathered at the Alcazar Hotel oil March 
11 to enjoy a delicious dinner and hear the 
latest news from the campus from Al Fenton. 
assistant to the president. 

Tom Quigley, president of the group, con- 
ducted the business meeting. The following 
officers were elected for the coming year : 
Thomas Quigley '47, president ; Mrs. Wayne 
A. Evans (Elva Horner '28), vice president; 
and Jerry Rudolph '47, secretary-treasurer. 
Mrs. Evans was appointed chairman of the 
program for the May meeting, and Al 
Schmidt '48 was appointed chairman of a 
telephone committee to contact members of 
the group prior to the next meeting in an 
effort to improve attendance. 

Mr. Fenton's interesting and inforinative 
report on the campus was enjoyed by all. 

— Mary O. Johannesen 



DuBois 

An even dozen Bucknellians and guests 
from the three county area of Clearfield, Elk, 
and Jefferson met on Friday, April 23 at the 
DuBois High School under the chairmanship 
of Howard H. Moore '21. 

Buck Shott presented an illustrated talk on 
"Bucknell Today" which was followed by a 
social hour of reminiscing and recalling 
campus experiences. 

Officers for the three-county area were 
selected as follows : president, Louis E. 
Woodring '29, Punxsutawney ; vice president. 
Miss Matilda E. Bell '21, DuBois; secretary- 
treasurer, Harry G. Evans '41, Clearfield. 
Plans were made to have the club represented 
at the annual assembly of the General Alumni 
Association on the campus in June. 



Erie 

New officers of the Erie Club were selected 
at a dinner meeting held on April 27, 1954. 
They are: Frank P. Jeckel '31, president; 
Mrs. M. G. Armogost (Josephine Schilling 
'29), vice president; Mrs. Fred R. Amslcr 
(Mary E. Stalil '26), secretary-treasurer. 

After a deliglitful dinner arranged by Ly- 
man C. Shreve, Esq. '11, an illustrated ad- 
dress was given informally by Buck .Shott, 
alumni secretary, followed by a question and 
answer session. If any phase of present (l;iy 
campus activities was overlooked by the in- 
terested alumni and guests in the discussion 
period that wound u|) the meeting it will 
surely come up at the next meeting planned 
as a freshman reception and picnic for late 
snnnner. Roy B. Mulkie '98, retiring presi- 
dent, and Carl W. Tiffany '03, retiring vice 
president, stage-managed an electiofi proce- 
dure that left little to be desired in efficiency. 



Johnstown 

Piurknellians in C^anibria, Indiana and 
.Somerset Comities in Pennsylvania met at a 
dimier liel<l al the Sh.'ingri-La Lodge, Johns- 
town on April 21. Allen N. Reynolds, Jr. '?i7, 
who was chairman of the meeting, enter- 
tained the 23 liurknellians in attendance until 
(Coiitlnuiid oil I'liffc lil) 

11 



THE CLASS OF 1954 



presents 
PHI BETA KAPPA 




First Roil', Left to Riglit-Doris Erman, Betty Powell, tian Harvey, and Patti Poiu.ii. iia^mJ 
ROTf-EUie Gilliams, Diane Slifer, Mis. Gloria Slonaker, and Joan Rafaj. Third Roii^-Margie 
Iiland, Saul Weshnoff, Wally Krzemmski, Red Macauley, Phil Rolh, and Arlene Small. Not 
Pictiired-Leo Black, Bob Cathcrman, Dick Minton and Alumni, Kenneth W. Slifer '26, Dl. 
Ernest E. Blanche '38, and Mrs. Joanne Cottle Storch '53. 



"Bucknell as we leave thee 
Thouahtful seniors are we, 
For the friendships weve made here . . . 

The graduating class of 1954 leaves Bucknell, not as 
separate individuals, but as a group of friends who have 
oained much from associations in campus activities and in 
contacts with the faculty and administration. 

They leave behind a part of the Bucknell Family, but 
enter the world where many alumni have gone before. With 
this graduating class go the friendshi'ps they have made here. 



"Bucknell as we leave thee 

May we never forget 

For the knowledge we've gained here . . ." 

The graduating class of 1954 has realized that knowledge 
comes not onlv from a classroom, but from participation in 
all phases of campus life. They have found that desire for 
knowledge increases ever with the acquisition of it and 
pleasure is derived from putting that knowledge to use. 

-The class of 1954 accepts the challenge to use the 
knowledge they have gained here as they enter the world as 
alumni. 







Pat McCoix Linea Lindeerg Helen Frazee 
12 



Dorothy Masemer 
Senior Prom Queen 



Jan Geller Dorothy DiOrio Betsy Ernst 

JUNE 1951 



The Fimctioniiig of the Men's 
Student Assembly 

Bv ToHX F. Chironna '55, President ■ 



(Editor's Note) — A number of altcmpts 
luiz'e been made to set up a student organisa- 
tion for the men on the Buekuell eainpiis to 
perform the functions that the IVoinen's 
Student Government Association does for 
the coeds. The program of student govern- 
ment on Bucknell's campus has needed sucli 
an organisation to zi'ork under the direction 
of the Student Faculty Congress zvhich is the 
overall group composed of students, faculty 
and administration. We are glad to report 
that in 1953 the Men's Student Assembly 
came into being and icc believe you ici7/ be 
interested in this report of the activities un- 
dertaken thus far by the nezu organisation. 

Last May 13. 1953, nine Bucknell students 
solemnly stood in Chapel waiting to be sworn 
in as members of the Men's Student Council. 
The inauguration of these gentlemen marked 
the initial step in the organization and func- 
tion of the Men's Student Assembly, a gov- 
erning-body formulated strictly for the male 
students. After several previous attempts to 
create such an organization, the desires of 
the administration and students for such a 
governmental body were finally consummated. 

The authority and functions of the M. S. A. 
were formulated principally by former male 
student officers of the institution with assis- 
tance from the administration. The men 
composed the Constitution, which is the sole 
governing body of the group. Based on the 
structure of the Federal Government, the 
Assembh- is divided into two sections : the 
House of Representatives and the Council. 
The members of the House of Representa- 
tives express the opinions and grievances of 
the male populace. Every fraternity, all 
dormitory floors, the non-fraternity men, the 
commuters, and Bucknell Village are equally 
represented. The Coimcil operates through 
nine students annually elected by the entire 
male student body. This Council, the more 
influential of the two sections, reserves the 
right to veto or accept any action of the 
House. Through its meetings the problems 
and controversies of the male student govern- 
ment are solved. 

The M. S. A. deals with problems of every 
nature. At the moment the subject of the 
use and possession of automobiles at Bucknell 
is being debated. In the past, the authoriza- 
tion of automobile permits was strictly an 
administrative rcspoasibility. Now the 
.M. S. A. is collecting data and statistics in 
an effort to formulate a new policy which 



will be acceptable to the faculty, the admin- 
istration, and tlie students. 

Another project of the organization deals 
with the permission to sell refreshments in 
the dormitories. Though the privilege of 
selling any article in the dormitory demands 
the approval of the Dean of Men, the pleas 
of the male students were heard with refer- 
ence to this problem, and acted upon by the 
M. S. A. These, along with numerous other 
controversial questions, are continuously be- 
ing reviewed and discussed for the best in- 
terest of the men. 

The M. S. A. was formulated to uphold 
the interest and welfare of the men. This 
is clearly illustrated by the recent disciplinary 
action taken by the Council. Two male Buck- 
nell students were confronted with disorderly 
conduct charges. The Council was invited to 
try this case. After hearing the statements 
of the two men, the Council reviewed the 
situation at great length. After very careful 
and detailed consideration of the factors in- 
volved, the Council members established an 
appropriate punishment for the offense. Pre- 
senting the verdict to the Administration and 
explaining the reasons for their decision, the 
Administration Disciplinary Committee 
unanimously accepted the plan. The M. S. A. 
broke all precedent by administrating this 
disciplinary case, and having its decision and 
recommendations accepted in full by the Ad- 
ministration. This undoubtedly signifies the 
importance this newly-formed organization 
has on the campus. It is evident that the 
interests and welfare of the male students in 
disciplinary matters of this type will be given 
careful consideration by the M. S. A. 

The Assembly conducted a semi-formal 
dance and dormitory open-house in April. 
The dance, featuring a prominent orchestra 
and to which faculty and administration 
members were cordially invited, was sched- 
uled for Saturday night, April 10, with the 
open-house following it the next day. The 
open-house is another first for the M. S. A. 
Never before have the men's dormitories 
been open for inspection by the Bucknell 
coeds. The members of the Men's Council 
and the House of Representatives acted as 
official hosts, while the officers of the W. S. 
G. A. served refreshincnts in Roberts Hall. 
Through both the dance and the open-house, 
the M. S. A. is striving for the recognition 
which it so rightly deserves as it empliasizes 
a greater all-college participation in social 
events, and strives for a unity of effort and 
spirit among the male student body, and a 
mutual understanding among all students, 
faculty, and administration. 



Club AclivhieH 

<(>rtitiniied from I';i(fe J I; 
the arrival of IJuck Shott who made the trip 
from Ix-wisburg by automobile, taxi, bus, 
train, and Anally, some hitch-hiking. 

At a ^hort bu.sincss meeting the following 
oflTiccr* were .selected: president, William H. 
Srhnure '44; vice president, Daryl J. Sheri- 
dan '51 ; secretary, Mrs. Myrtle Walkinshaw 
Shuiic '(fJ; treasurer, Mrs. Jack M. Hess 
^Kulh K. IJcwellyn '3')). The group con- 

irlered favorably the idea of a monthly 
luncheon meeting to tjt held at a convenient 

IKit in Johnstown and asked .Miss Ajjnes K. 
Garrity '.12 and Kobert J. Maberstroh '22 to 

J I' N K I II -, I 



make the arrangements for the place of 
meeting. 



Sharon 

A .short notice meeting was held at She- 
nango Inn, Sharon on April 28 to confer 
w.th liuck Shotl, alinnni secretary, on futuri' 
club activities. Ira G. I'ox '.W was chosen 
chairman of the local group to plan for a 
reception for present ajid prospective students 
and their parents in late summer and to 
organize a dinner meeling for all Buck- 
nelliaiis in the counties of .Mercer and Law- 
rence in I'ennsylvania and Mahoning Cnunty 
in fJhio in celebration of Bucknell's l()''lli 
Birthday in February If.S.S. 



May Day Program 

"The Greatest Show On Earth" was pre- 
sented May 8 in Davis Gym as the annual 
May Day program. Afembers of Orchesis, 
modern dance club, and the apprentice mod- 
ern dance organization combined their talents 
to make the 1954 event one of the most 
unique and unusual programs of this kind. 

The big moment of tliis entertaining and 
exciting day was the crowning of Dottie Di- 
Orio, as May Queen by last year's queen, 
Sally Spencer. Members of the queen's court, 
elected on the basis of service, personality, 
and leadership were ; Jo Anthony, Judy Es- 
may, Nancy Green, Fran Harvey, Slurley 
Hess, Jackie Jolly, Jackie Long, Dottie 
Masemer, Pat McColl, Jay Nides, Diane Sli- 
fer, Alice Rhoads. 

In keeping with the circus custom, a grand 
parade of the entire cast preceded the main 
show. Here were seen the acrobats, animals, 
sideshow girls, and clowns, all dressed in 
appropriate costumes. 

Following the parade was the big show in 
which the acrobats exhibited their agility and 
skill. Then came the animal trainer cracking 
her whip at the "ferocious" animals — a lion, 
tiger, and monkeys ; in another circus ring- 
was a snake charmer who mystified everyone 
with her magic powers over a "terrible" 
snake. 

Between acts, the Women's Glee Club pre- 
sented a short concert. In the second half of 
the program, four clowns danced after which 
a juggler and six midgets became the center 
of attraction. The sideshow entertainers 
were as popular as ever, particularly with 
the men ! After the hilarious "Punch and 
Judy" show, an original May Pole Dance 
was performed by the clowns. 

In charge of the music for the program 
were Miss Helen E. Kleinfelter, director of 
the Women's Glee Club, and Allen W. Flock, 
director of the band. Nancy Barnes was 
student dance manager and Pat Groff was in 
cliarge of costumes. WAA conducted the 
May Queen elections. 



Class of 1954 Alunini Officers 

At a recent meeting of the Class of 1954, 
Alumni Officers were elected. Acting as 
1954 Alumni president will be Marty Carhart, 
Riverton, N. J. Vice president will be Dor- 
othy Masemer, York ; secretary. Diane Sli- 
fer, Woodbury, N. J.; treasurer, Jeff Mynott, 
Rochester. N. Y. ; class reporter, Dottie 
DiOrio, York ; class fund manager, Pat 
McColl, Hamden, Conn, and reunion chair- 
man, Jo Anthony, Merion Station. The re- 
union committee will consist of Bob Cather- 
man, Williamsi)ort ; Warren Rittenger, Can- 
tonsville, Md. ; Mary J, Rhodes, McKecs- 
port ; Don Husch, Bloomfield, N. J. and 
Spence Bruno of New York City. 



Phi (jams Jim Gessner '56, lUicksvillc, and 
Henry Owen '56, Lewisburg, won the 175-lb. 
and heavyweight boxing titles to help I'lii 
(i.'imina DcU;i lake the boxing trophy in the 
lnter-l''ralernily matches. Phi Lambda Tlie- 
ta placed second and the Thel.i (his took 
I bird place in the contests. 



Is Y«Mir llal ill llir Hiii^'i:' 

As a means of ciunniend.-ilioii and 
enccjuragement to college men and wo- 
men lo enler politics we would be 
happy lo print notice of Hucknelliaiis 
who licroMic caM(li(l;iles for public of- 
fice. Send Ibc pertinent information lo 
till- .'Miinini ( HThc. 



KS 



SPORTS 



FOOTBALL 









1953 Results 






1954 Schedule 


B.U. 


Opp. 


Sept. 


25 — MuMenberg 


AUentown 


♦Buffalo 35 


18 


Oct. 


2 — Gettysburg 


Home 


*Muhlenberg 13 


18 


Oct. 


9— Lehigh 


Home 


Holv Cross 


40 


Oct. 


16— Temple 


Philadelphia 


♦Temple (Homecoming) 21 


27 


Oct. 


23— Lafayette 


Homecoming 


Lafayette 6 


7 


Oct. 


30— Boston U. 


Boston 


Lehigh 6 


20 


Nov. 


6— Colgate 


Hamilton, N. Y. 


Colgate 12 


19 


Nov. 


13— Albright 


Home 


Gettysburg 13 


26 


Nov. 


20— Delaware 


Newark, Del 


♦Delaware 13 
*Home Games 119 


34 
198 



Football — 1953 

After an impressive 35-18 victory over 
Buffalo University in the season's opener, the 
Herd lost the key to success and could not 
open the gates of victory during its next 
eight games. Two of the eight losses, how- 
ever, were by two touchdowns, another two 
games were lost by one touchdown and a fifth 
contest was dropped by the slim margin of 
one point. The graduation of Brad Myers 
and Burt Talmage, the "touchdown twins" 
on the 1951 and '52 teams, coupled with the 
scholastic ineligibility of Ed Adams, Bill 
Cody and Tom O'Brien, three backs Coach 
Lawrence had counted upon to replace the 
Myers-Talmage punch, proved to be the 
straw that broke the Bison's back. 

Lawrence, in looking for backfield strength, 
shifted his aggressive right guard, Jolm 
Chironna to halfback. Chironna averaged 
3.4 yards per try and scored two touchdowns 
in four games, but his absence from the front 
wall was soon felt and he was shifted back 
to his guard slot. Ron Hendricks, C|uarter- 
back, heaved 62 passes and completed 20 for 
a 12.8 yard average per completion. Center 
Paul Ganz received recognition from the 
Eastern Intercollegiate Football Association 
as one of the "unsung heroes" on the 1953 
gridiron. 



Football — 1954 

Five letterwinning backs will return to the 
Bucknell gridiron this season. Heading the 
list is Bob Ford '56, Collingswood, N. J., 
who barrelled his way for 360 yards last 
year for a five yard average per try. Bob 
Sierer '56, Wiconisco, was right behind Ford 
with a 4.5 average per try. Hendricks '56. 
Perkasie, and Bill Hollister '56, Short Hills, 
N. J., both of whom snapped tLe ball in the 
backfield last season, will be returning to 
resume their signal calling duties. 

Chironna '55, Westfield, N. J., a guard, 
will head the list of ten letterwinning line- 
men. Ends Jack Flurer '55, Columbus, N. J., 
Bob Antkowiak '55, Baltimore, Md., Rich 
Klaber '55, Mt. Lebanon, and Ken Tashjy 
'55, Palisades Park, N. J., should cement the 
terminals of the line. Center Roy Gavert 
'55, Wilkinsburg, guards Hank Popek '55, 
Philadelphia, and Jack Winebrenner '55, 
Baltimore, Md., and tackles Ron Lloyd '55, 
Forty Fort, and Marion Minker '56, Towson, 
Md., should strengthen the middle of the 
front wall. 

Sophomore Don Koppes '57, Basking 
Ridge, N. J., looks like a hard-charging, high- 
stepping halfback who may strengthen the 
"weak link backfield." George Klauder '55, 
Pliiladelphia, who averaged 4.7 yards per try 
last season, should provide depth at the full- 
back position. Gregory Blyler '57, Leonia, 
N. J., a sophomore tackle who tips the scales 
at 260, should provide the line with beef as 
well as strength and speed and Henry Owen 

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'56, Lewisburg, looks like he is slated to see 
plenty of action backing up the line. 

Coach Lawrence feels that if he doesn't 
lose too many men through injuries, there 
will definitely be some improvement over last 
season's record. Lawrence also feels tliat 
last year's freshman squad was not too strong 
but should add some depth to the 1954 varsity 
eleven. 



Co-ed Sports Siininiary 

Girls' sports on the Bucknell campus this 
year were many and varied, offering oppor- 
tunities for girls interested in almost every 
type of athletic activity. The success of the 
athletic program was due to the competent 
job done by the Women's Athletic Associa- 
tion. This year WAA was under the capa- 
ble leadership of Janet Wilt '55, Drexel Hill. 
Assisting her were vice president, Virginia 
Wightman '55, Glen Rock. N. J. ; secretary, 
Anne Tuckerman '54, Media and treasurer, 
Jean Uhler '56, York. 

Hockey practice began almost immediately 
after the girls returned to campus. In the 
first play day at Juniata the Bucknell team 
won two games, lost one, and tied one. On 
October 13, the All College Tournament was 
held at Lebanon Valley. From Bucknell 
Barbara Glenn (captain) '56, Greenville. S. 
C, Carol Getz '56, Glen Mills, Jo Lower '57, 
Westtown, and Barbara Folk '57, Merion, 
were selected to play on the first team, and 
Fran Derby '54, Baltimore, Md., Martha 
Green '57. Drexel Hill, and Connie Hamil- 
ton '57, Downingtown, were chosen to play 
on the second team. 

Diane Slifer '54, Woodbury, N. J., pulled 
through to win the tennis championship, 
while Sally Roop '57, Baltimore, Md.. came 
out on top to take the badminton singles. 

Interclass volleyball competition began in 
November with the Sophomores winning on 
an undefeated record, followed by intergroup 
contests. Delta Delta Delta tied the Inde- 
pendents for first place but were defeated in' 
the finals by the non-sorority team. 

After an exciting tournament the Sopho- 
mores won the interclass basketball cham- 
pionship with only one defeat. Intergroup 
basketball was won by the Alpha Chi 
Omega's after defeating the Kappa Delta's in 
the finals. In bowling the Independent team 
was the winner of the intergroup tournament. 
Fourteen girls also participated in the Na- 
tional Intercollegiate Bowling Tournament 
held at Penn State. 

In competition with other colleges the 
Bucknell girls did very well this year. At 
Susquehanna on February 13 the basketball 
team won their first game with Susquehanna 
and went on to beat Lock Haven, who had 
until this time been undefeated at any of the 
previous play days. On February 27, at the 
Lycoming play day Bucknell took first place 
in both swimming and basketball and placed 



third in badminton and bowling. At the play 
day at State College the swimming team won 
the swimming meet and Sally Roop '57, Bal- 
timore, Md.. came out first in the singles bad- 
minton tournament. The basketball team won 
one game and lost one. 

In the midst of the many athletic activities, 
Orchesis, the modern dance club, was kept 
busy. At Christmas they performed for the 
Linntown Parent-Teachers' Association and 
gave a concert with the Women's Glee Club. 
This year the entire May Day program was 
put on by the modern dance group. 



Spring Sports 



Baseball, track, tennis and golf occupied 
the athletic spotlight during spring on the 
300 acres. Coach Bill Lane's baseball team, 
led by the sensational pitching of Don Rich- 
ards, won its opener from Susquehanna 5-4. 
A week later, the Bison nine tied Navy 1-1. 
Tom King hurled Bucknell to an 8-5 triumph 
over Scranton in the next game. Franklin 
and Marshall finally turned the tide and upset 
the Orange and Blue hurlers 7-6 shortly be- 
fore Spring Recess ; however, Bucknell 
bounced back after the recess and outclassed 
Susquehanna for the second time. On this 
occasion, Richards blanked the Crusaders 
3-0 on three hits. Juniata turned the tables 
on the Bisons two days later, squeaking by 
with a 6-5 decision ; however. Coach Lane's 
n'ne bounced back once more and shellacked 
Albright 12-1. 

Coach Bus Blum's mile-relay team opened 
the 1954 track season in the annual Penn Re- 
lays, but placed "out of the money." The 
team, as a whole, did not see action until 
May 1 when it thumped Muhlenberg 84-42. 
Harold Smith, Frank Vanderhoof, Red 
Macauley and Ed Burg led the Bison scoring- 
parade. 

On the clay courts. Coach Hank Peters' 
tennis team chalked up three victories against 
a single defeat in the early part of the sea- 
son. Navy set the racquetmen back on their 
heels 9-0 in the season's opener, but since 
that time the tennismen have beaten Temple 
7-2, Albright 8-1 and Muhlenberg 8-1. Al 
Holton, Joe Battin, Spencer Lenhart, Dick 
Wormser, and Rich Richter paced the team 
during its siege. 

Coach Hal Evans' golf team got ofl: to a 
slow start as it lost three matches in a row. 
Then the linksmen won two consecutive 
matches, beating Temple and Albright. Jeff 
Mynott, Nelson Korb, Andy Harvat and Pete 
Straub have been the leading divotmen. 



lutraiiiiiral Standings 

Points 

Delta Upsilon 431 

Phi Gamma Delta 375 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon 364 

Kappa Sigma 359 

Sigma Chi 355 

Plii Kappa Psi 314^ 

Phi Lambda Theta 312 

Lambda Chi Alpha 303 

Theta Chi 281^ 

Sigma Alpha Mu 275 

Tau Kappa Epsilon 242 

Kappa Delta Rho 211^4 

Sigma Phi Epsilon 191 

Independents 120 

Fat Five 66 

Challengers 39 

East College 27 

JUNE 1954 



CLASS REPORTS 



EMERITUS CLUB 

Class of 1886— It is with regret that 
■we announce the death of Dr. Elmer E. 
Keiser on March 28. 1954 at his home at 
6933 Tulip St.. Philadelphia. Dr. Kei- 
ser, who was a general practitioner for 
more than 60 years, served as physician 
at the Coimtv Prison at Holmesbui-g 
from 1906 untU 1929. He was also an 
active physician in Tacony until the 
time of his death. Dr. Keiser, active 
in many civic affairs, was a member 
of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and a long 
time member of the Bison Club. He 
was married to the former Jeanie Deans 
I'86, deceased, and is survived by two 
sons, Laurence B. and Hubert D. 








Mrs. Susanna Stapleton Brubaker 

We regret to announce the death of 
Mrs. Susanna Stapleton Brubaker r89, 
on February 7, at Indiana, Pa. Mrs. 
Brubaker, wife of the late Dr. Brubak- 
er, of Mifilinburg, was a native of Lew- 
isburg and before her death was ac- 
tive in church work. She is survived 
by three children, Mrs. Marlin B. Ste- 
phens, of Johnstown; David M. Bru- 
baker, Harrisburg; Mrs. William S. Ste-' 
phens (Evelyn Brubaker M'25J; one 
granddaughter and one great-grand- 
daughter. 

CLASS OF 1899 

Class Reporter: DR. FXOYD G. BALLENTINE 
626 Taylor St., Lewl.sburg, Pa. 

— Fifty-fifth ReunJon, June 11-14 — 

All members of the class will be soi- 
ry to learn that Oscar R. Levan, that 
never-failing source of entertainment 
with his sprightly wit and good humor, 
has suffered a paralytic stroke and is 
now confined to his room and his chair 
at Fairvifcw St., Mohnton. 

Albert E. Hutchinson, M.D., who lives 
at Barnctt Apt., Saratoga, Cal., is also 
having trouble with some major .surgi- 
cal operations. 

For some information about the ac- 
tivities of George S. Tilley, see page 4 
in this issue. 

A last call to make every effort to be 
on hand for our fifty-fifth. 

CLASS OF IfKIO 

Clasp. fO^porter: fiKOItflK A OKIM 
H'.oth Brojirt HI , NiiznritJi, I>n 

Dr. Charles E. Bunnell and Dr. An- 
drew Nerland, two men who helped 

J i; N K IS .-, i 



found and guide the destiny of the 
University of Alaska, were recently 
honored by the Fairbanks Chamber of 
Commerce. Dr. Ernest N. Patty, pres- 
ident of the University, told how Dr. 
Bunnell struggled to keep the Univer- 
sity (now 32 years old) alive during 
the dark days of its establishment. Said 
Dr. Patty, "I saw Dr. Bunnell build the 
University on a firm foundation witli 
high standards. I saw him stretch dol- 
lars and meet problems with courage, 
skill and finesse. There were times 
when it was nip and tuck whether 
forces that would discontinue the in- 
stitution would win or not. There were 
times when a lesser man would have 
quit." 

CLASS OF 1901 

Class Reporter: J. C. HIGGINS 
106 S. Fourth St., Lewisburg, Pa. 

We regret to announce that Lyndon 
E. Ayres of Clifford passed away in 
1952. After his retirement from the 
teaching profession, Mr. Ayres contin- 
ued to take an active part in commu- 
nity affairs. 

The Rev. Raymond G. Pierson has 
been re-elected treasurer of the Tourist 
Club at Daytona Beach, Fla. 

CLASS OF 1903 

Class Reporter: MRS. HARRY C, HERPEL 

(Elvie S. Coleman) 

1250 Park Ave., McKeesport, Pa. 

Greetings to 1903 classmates. It has 
been evident that the deep interest and 
warmth of feeling for our alma mater 
that was rekindled by the cordial invi- 
tation from the University to attend 
the 50th anniversary of our class has 
continued throughout the year. Those 
who were fortunate enough to be pres- 
ent will never forget how each one 
was able to enter into the old friend- 
ships just as they were 50 or more 
years ago. Those unable to come have 
found real pleasure in hearing from 
and about their old friends. Keep the 
news items coming in, tell us about your 
interests, civic and church activities, 
politics, careers, grandchildren, etc. 

Col. A. F. Dershimer and wife have 
returned to their home after a winter 
in Mobile, Ala. The Col. is planning to 
get back to the campus in June. Wish 
that we all lived near enough to do 
that! 

Jay Bond will also be a visitor at 
commencement time. We shall expect 
to hear reports from botli these class- 
mates. 

Emily Ebling enjoyed the sunshine 
during the spring season at Atlantic 
City. 

Ida Luchsinger is a director of the 
Visiting Nurses Association and is 
chairman of several active committees 
in her home city. 

Joseph Glaspey, our '03 track team 
star who was in tfic hospital at reunion 
time last year, has recovered. He rec- 
ognized onl.y two of his classmates in 
the reunion picture. A diagram with 
names will be sent to him. 

Dr. Bessie Burchctt has had a most 
interesting ;ind exciting life. '03 will 
be proud of her bravery when her 
story is toid in nur history. She lives 
at Wrightstown. 

Jane Fowler BuUis and her husband, 
Ray, are busy in church and educa- 
tional activities. They enjoyed the hills 



and mountains of Pennsylvania last 
June and are coming again from their 
far off home in California. 

Roger H. Williams, D.D., will have 
completed 27 years as pastor of the 
First Baptist Church in Greensburg in 
July. 

CLASS OF 1904 

Class Reporter: ROBERT W. THOMPSON 
P. O. Box 33, Lewisburg, Pa. 

— Fiftieth (Golden) Reunion 
June 11-14 — 

Louis W. Robey, vice president and 
secretary of Marts & Lundy, Inc., will 
be in charge of the Philadelphia office 
which the fund raising organization has 
opened in the Lincoln-Liberty Build- 
ing, Broad and Chestnut St., Philadel- 
phia. The Philadelphia office will facil- 
itate supervision of the firm's cam- 
paigns in the Washington-Philadelphia- 
Pittsburgh area. 

David W. Thomas — the long lost 
member of the class has been located 
in Louisiana these many years. He has 
preached several years and later prac- 
ticed law. Has served as mayor of 
Minden, La. and is now a candidate for 
city judge. Has not been in Lewis- 
burg nor met up with any Bucknellians 
in the last fifty years. Dave should 
come and look us over in June. David 
W. Robinson will be the driver of that 
DeSoto with Florida tags 7W-4811 
headed north in June. Dave is chair- 
man of the Planning Commission, Win- 
ter Park, Fla. 

Mrs. Mae Morgan Beagle is the re- 
tired postmistress at Watsontown. 

Harry B. Bibby and Clarence M. 
Hursh have both been retired by the 
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. 

Woody Gilbert and wife enjoyed a 
real vacation in Florida where they 
attended the Bucknell Anniversary 
Dinner in February. 

Estella Albright (Mrs. Paul Halfpen- 
ny) and Olive Schillinger were former 
high school teachers of a Bucknell 
Trustee — Andy Mathieson '20. 

Now is the time for all loyal BU'04ers 
to decide that tliey will be on the cam- 
pus for our 50th anniversary reunion. 
Be with us. 

CLASS OF 1907 

Class Reporter: DR, LEO L. ROCKWELL 
Colgate Universlt.v. Hamilton. N, Y. 

After teaching 12 years at Purdue 
University, Charles C. Wagner has 
taken a position in an industrial labora- 
tory in Hammond, Ind. We're glad to 
get this news about Wag. He has three 
sons and one daughter, one son just 
back from Army service. He has out- 
done some of us with four grandchil- 
dren. (Why don't some of you other 
guys report on the third generation?) 

Again the grim reaper. J. Harry 
Schuch died suddenly on February 18th. 
He had worked the day before but be- 
came violently ill on the 18th and died 
almost immcdialcl.y. 

McMiibers of the class will rciiieinbcr 
Harry as one of the most choerl'ul of 
our mates. He was one of Bill Raker's 
"Lycoming County Gang", his home 
having been at Cogan Station. After 
taking his degree with us in civil en- 
gineering, he was for two years with 
the Bessemer and Lake Erie R. R. at 

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Greenville; thence he moved to Lin- 
coln, Neb., with the C. B. and Q. After 
two years there he went to Montana, 
where for years he was with the Butte, 
Anaconda, and Pacific. In 1933 he went 
for a short term to the FERA, the U. S. 
Forest Service and U. S. Public Works 
Administration, as resident engineer at 
Helena. In June 1940 he joined the 
Anaconda Copper Mining Co. doing 
civil engineering and maintenance 
work. 

In 1915 he married Nellie G. Daniels. 
They have two daughters, Kathryn and 
Marilyn, and at last reports from Harry 
these daughters were still in Helena. 

Always loyal to the class, Harry was 
unable to get back for a reunion before 
that of 1947, where he was warmly 
welcomed. In his later years he was 
an elder of the Presbyterian Church, 
a very devout Christian. His going 
leaves another large gap in our thin- 
ning ranks. He had hoped to be back 
for our fiftieth reunion; he will be with 
us in spirit. 

Ada Moore Snider r07 died in Farm- 
ington, Missouri, October 10, 1953. Ruth 
Shorkley Bliss '05, who reported her 
passing, says, "Ada Moore was a 'town* 
girl who lived for a year with mother 
and me and for a year with the Shields 
family. She had come to Bucknell from 
St. Clair, Mo.; she was a grandchild 
of James Moore III, the only one of 
his grandchildren to be educated at 
Bucknell. 

"After teaching home economics for 
some time at Caruthersville, Mo., she 
married George Burette Snider and 
made their home in Farmington. She 
is sui'vived by three children: George 
Burette, Jr., Schenectady, N. Y.; Mrs. 
Charles Neel, Benton, Ark.; and Miss 
Ellen Snider, St. Louis, as well as by 
three grandchildren. 

"Mrs. Snider had been active in 
church and civic club life, while at the 
same time devoted to home and family. 
She was a worthy daughter of Buck- 
nell and a worthy granddaughter of its 
founder." 

CLASS OF 1908 

Class Reporter: MRS. MARGARET P. MATHIAS 

'Margaret Pangburn I 

202 St. Louis St,., Lewisburg. Pa. 

In his most recent letter from Burma, 
Dr. E. Carroll Condict '08, A.M. '11, 
D.D. '35, reports that with nine more 
teeth "outened" he will bring to 16,000 
the total of "painless" extractions dur- 
ing his 42 years of service in the Bur- 
ma mission field. Bucknellians will be 
happy to learn that Carroll is at work 
'on the final touches of the translation 
of the Bible, after which he will re- 
turn to America and make his home 
with his son. Rev. T. Chubb Condict 
'39, 87 Randall Ave., Ocean Park, 
Maine. 

Mrs. Dana Bower Haines writes in 
regard to our 45th reunion, announce- 
ments of which reached her in Costa 
Rica, where she is visiting. She writes, 
"Mae Jones McGuire wrote me the 
news of all you loyal '08ers. It must 
have been a grand bunch. Put me down 
for the golden jubilee in 1958. I'U be 
there with bells on." At the end of her 
letter she said, "Did Mae tell you I 
have eight grandchildren?" Mae Jones 
McGuire is our best promoter for our 
50th anniversary. From several voices 
have come the words, "I have heard 
from Mae news of the 45th." Keep up 
the good work, Mae. 

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Just as we go to press word is re- 
ceived of the death on April 29 of our 
genial class president Buster Booth at 
Hackensack Hospital. Further details 
will be found in our next issue. 

CLASS OF 1909 

Class Reporter: MRS. HOWARD HEADLAND 

(Sarah E. Walters) 

3911 First Ave., N., St. Petersburg 3, Pla. 

— Forty-fifth Reunion, June 11-14 — 

Guy Payne continues his long ser- 
vice in Y. M. C. A. work by accepting 
the chairmanship of the North-Central 
District of State Y. M. C. A. 

Gertrude Turner retired at Abington 
High School in June 1953. Since then 
she has been the housemother of a 58- 
girl dormitory at Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege, Annville, Pa. 

Again the bell tolls. With a sad heart 
we report the death of Frances Chaffee 
Evans on March 13th, 1954, at the Rob- 
ert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Mrs. Evans, 
who was active in community affairs 
and a member of the First Presbyterian 
Church, is survived by a daughter, Mrs. 
William L. Wilson (Margaret Chaffee 
'39), a sister. Miss Myra Chaffee '09, a 
brother, William J. Chaffee, and three 
grandchildren. 

CLASS OF 1910 

Class Reporter: MISS MILDRED B. GATHERS 
100 W. 33rd St., Bayonne, N. J. 

Weaver Pangburn, class secretary for 
the Alumni Fund, was in Fort Lauder- 
dale, Fla. with Mrs. Pangburn and her 
father during January, mostly playing, 
but with a little report writing. Since 
then his business, from which he is now 
semi-retired, has taken him to Long 
Beach, Cal.; Wilmington, Del.; and 
Pittsfleld, Mass. (See page 5— Ed.) With 
his wife and sister, Margaret Pangburn 
Mathias '08, he plans to leave on May 
15 for a two months trip abroad. 

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Yoder (Emi- 
ly Lane) spent the winter in Sarasota 
where they have purchased a winter 
home and may be addressed during the 
winter months at Box 440, Rt. 3, Sara- 
sota, Fla. The weekend of March 19th 
the Yoders visited the Howard Head- 
lands (Sara Walters '09) in St. Peters- 
burg and with them attended the Buck- 
nell Alumni Club picnic at Lake Mag- 
giore. 

Mrs. Palmer M. Way (Sara Ray) was 
registered at the Normandie in St. Pe- 
tersburg, for three months. 

Your scribe was also in St. Peters- 
burg during February and March and 
enjoyed the Bucknell picnic where 
Sara Way, Emily Yoder, Dr. J. Earle 
Edwards and she had a 1910 reunion in 
miniature. 

CLASS OF 1912 

Class Heport«r: MRS. H. W. HOUSEKNECHT 

(Maze Callahan I 

108 W. Penn St., Muncy, Pa. 

WILFUL WINTER 

Some people call April a wild wanton maid 
And think of the winter as adult and staid. 

But I think of Winter as no such meek thing, 
For she is as freakish and moody as spring. 

A lacy white mantle she'll wear in the blue 

Of a sparkling cold day and go flirting with you. 

Or may choose tiaras of diamonds to wear, 
Charmiiigly balanced on dirty black hair. 

She'll weep for a week with her icy cold tears. 
Or blow with a breath that can shave off your ears 

A shower of snowflakes she'll fling in your face 
Her jealous flnale as spring takes her place. 

— Mabel Doyle. 



Isn't the countryside beautiful dur- 
ing April? The forsythia, magnolia, 
dog- wood, japonica; then the lovely 
narcissi, jonquils, baby irises, and tu- 
lips. My, I wish I hadn't a care in 
the world but travel around at this time 
of the year! 

Had a card from Matt and Olive Long 

Haggerty '09 who were vacationing in 
St. Petersburg, Fla., for a couple of 
months. Then cards from the Frank 
Heans and the Roy Mikles '10, who 
were also basking in the sun in Flori- 
da. One card read: "Stopped in your 
town. Roy and I thought of you. The 
town might be improved by your pres- 
ence; otherwise it is no metropolis." 
Roy and Frank, about that time I was 
seeing red. I thought the bums en- 
joying themselves, then stopping in 
Muncy and not even coming around to 
say "hello." When I turned the card 
over the town was Callahan, Fla. I 
just sort of chuckled to myself. 

Four grandchildren were acquired 
during a period of four months by Mr. 
and Mrs. A. Cleveland Conner (Alberta 
Bronson), 271 Linwood Ave., Ardmore. 
Their daughter, Doris, now Mrs. Frank 
Andress, Jr., Abington, Va., gave birth 
to a son, born August 28. Their daugh- 
ter, Kathleen, now Mrs. Robert Orr, 
Houston, Texas, had a daughter exact- 
ly one month later, on September 28. 
Next, their son, Dr. Arthur Bronson 
Conner of Central College, Pella, Iowa, 
who married the former Carol Norton, 
Beatrice, Nev., became the father of a 
daughter on December 5. That same 
month on Christmas Day, to be exact, 
the Conners daughter, Phyllis, now 
Mrs. Charles McKnight, Bloomfield, N. 
J., gave birth to a daughter. And here's 
a footnote. Doris and Phyllis are twin 
sisters, and Kathleen is the twin sis- 
ter of Capt. Kenneth Conner now sta- 
tioned at New Castle Air Base after 
having served recently with the Far 
Eastern Air Force. The five Conner 
children mentioned together with their 
sister, Anita Derry of West Orange, 
N. J. are all six graduates of Lower 
Merlon High School. 

I don't have that kind of a record but 
I can announce a precious granddaugh- 
ter, Debra Callahan, born February 10. 
Now I can have two charms for a 
grandmother's bracelet. 

This, too, was enclosed in my en- 
velope: 

1932 
"Bucknell 1912 1912 

20 years 

"Twenty years ago our class was grad- 
uated from old Bucknell! What years 
they have been!! War, prosperity, de- 
pression, floods, famines — you add the 
other elements of these years. 

"Members of our class have married, 
divorced, traveled, fought, died, suc- 
ceecied, failed, and what have you. 
Those of us who are alive and can bor- 
row $1.00 for a great dinner and desire 
to relive 1908-1912 and thereafter and 
can take the evening off Monday, May 
16th, 6:30 p. m.. Beautiful University 
of Pennsylvania, C. A. Building, 36 and 
Locust St., Philadelphia. Wives, hus- 
bands, and sweethearts invited. Allen- 
town, Harrisburg, Trenton, New York 
are all not far away for such an event. 
Come!!! 



Art Waltz 
Patty Conner 



Jack Roberts 
Fred Igler" 



JUNE 19 5 4 



It is with regret, but nevertheless 
with deep pride, that we record the 
death of Paul Althouse, a native of 
Reading, who scaled the heights of his 
profession as an opera singer, became a 
leading tenor in the Metropolitan Op- 
era Co., won acclaim in other lands, but 
never became too big to remember the 
friends of his youth and enjoy others 
companionship on those occasions when 
time permitted him to visit his home 
town. 

Everyone recognized the talent and 
artistry of Paul Althouse. But those 
who were his intimates never ceased 
to love him as a human being who, al- 
though great in the eyes of the musical 
world, never lost the common touch 
nor valued fame above friendship. Long 
after his magnificent voice won him 
world acclaim, Paul Althouse continued 
to seek the society of less talented asso- 
ciates with whom he had been reared. 
Neither the plaudits of the crowd nor 
the endorsement of critics seemed to 
give him the full satisfaction that he 
enjoyed by visiting and cooperating 
with the "boys" who played less glam- 
orous roles in private life. 

Genial, friendly, democratic Paul 
was. Permitted only 64 years of life, 
he will continue to live as a pleasant 
and tender memory in the minds of 
those of us who watched and rejoiced 
in his mounting achievements and in 
the recorded annals of the musical 
world. 

It would be impossible to complete 
even a brief tribute to Paul Althouse 
without mentioning the name of Miss 
Evelyn Essick, another outstanding na- 
tive of Reading, who, as a young teach- 
er of music, "discovered" Paul as a boy 
and more than any other individual 
guarded and developed his voice and 
launched him on the road that led to 
success. Miss Essick survives her fa- 
mous protege and it is gratifying to be 
able to thank her for the great gift 
she made to Reading and the world. 

I think I knew Paul quite well even 
though he was only with us for the fall 
term of our freshman year. He called 
on me at my home in Montoursville. He 
was my escort at our freshman banquet 
at the Hotel Graeman in Shamokin. 
I remember the banquet was Monday 
evening. I suppose school was officially 
opened that day because "Ma" Bush 
was our chaperon. Helen Levegood 
Clarke, Ruby Stuck O'Leary, Violet 
Wetterau Nauman, Alberta Bronson 
Conner, Ada Brooks Nancarrow and I 
danced with the boys. I danced with 
Paul. It, of course, was against the 
rules of the University to dance with 
men during school hours so "Ma" Bush 
reported us and we were put on cam- 
pus for six weeks. When I think of it 
I don't see how the "old lady" rests 
in her grave. We weren't allowed to 
cut a class, go down to Mrs. Huths, play 
sick by crawling into bed and having 
the maid bring us toast and tea, had 
to be on time for every meal. I wasn't 
even allowed to go home over the week 
U) get some fresh air and I only lived 
30 miles from the school. I wonder 
what this generation would do if they 
had such rules? 

Thi.s wa.s quite a sensible thought that 
I copied from the church bulletin this 
pa.sl Sunday: 

'■E»<tCT l> .-jvcf. but your love tor Chrlxt iihould 
compel jrou to oiifnd church rach Bunduy In the 
rear; and II «hould Impel you to try and Intercut 
tnolhrt ptTum In thl« church In the remainder of 

JUNK I » 3 « 



the year. We are to go into all the world and 
preach the gospel. Are you doing that?" 

May 9th — Most of the good things in 
this life come to us in two's and three's, 
dozens and hundreds — plenty of roses, 
stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers, sis- 
ters, aunts, uncles, friends, and good 
neighbors — but why only one mother 
in all this wide world. Two legs of our 
journey are over — only three more 
rounds until our 45th. Do you think 
you will make it? 

CLASS OF 1913 

Class Reporter: CHARLES L. SANDERS 
76 Walnut St.. Mifflinburg, Pa. 

Early in March Jane Irey Rees tele- 
phoned to me from her home in Dan- 
ville saying that she was moving to 
Miami, Florida, to establish permanent 
residence. Her address is 1510 S. W. 
14th St., and her telephone number 
2-4736. She invited classmates and col- 
lege friends to call if they happen to be 
in her southern city. Jane has one son 
living in Ajo, Arizona. It was a real joy 
to have these few moments of conver- 
sation with her, but I was sorry to 
know that she will be far from Lewis- 
burg and easy visits there. All class- 
mates, I know, wish you health and 
contentment in your new environment, 
Mrs. Rees. 

The class extends sincere sympathy 
to Anne Dreisbach Henderson in the 
loss of her mother on April 8, and to 
Jerome Paulhamus in the death of his 
wife on April 11. 

CLASS OF 1914 

Class Reporter: MRS. H. B. WEAVER 

(Dora Hamlerl 
348 Ridge Ave., New Kensington, Pa. 

All aboard, Fourteeners for Fortieth 
Reunion. 

Place: Bucknell Campus. 

Time: June twelfth. 

Will we be seeing you? 

Harry Stabler, "I hope so, doing my 
best to make it"; Ray Apgar, "Sure 
hope to be there"; Earle Armstrong, 
"Probably"; Bill Barnes, "Not sure"; 
Harry Campbell, "Sorry, I can't prom- 
ise. I would like to be there"; J. E. 
Kaufmann, "I may. Send me another 
announcement of it"; Charlie Coleman, 
"Sorry, I can't make it. I have a busi- 
ness date in Seattle at that time. Give 
my best regards to everyone. (Sure will 
miss you. Chuck)"; Willie Dorrell, "If 
possible"; Rachel Davis, "I don't think 
so." (Change your mind, Rachel); Joe 
Golightly, "My reservation is in"; Flo- 
rence Halliwell, "If possible"; Marian 
Harman, 'Hope so"; Ruth Hoffa, "Yes"; 
A. P. Hull, Jr., "Not certain"; Louie 
Lyne, "Yes." The three original grad- 
uates in mechanical engineering were 
members of the Class of 1914. They 
were Charles Coleman, Olaf Linberg, 
and myself. I am happy to report that 
we are all alive and planning a '40 
reunion in June"; Mildred Kirk, "Yes"; 
Leland P. Laning, "I (we) hope so. 
The we means Golda Clark '19"; Fran- 
ces McNall, "No answer. (She lives near 
me, so I'll work on her,)"; Thomas 
Moore, "If po.ssible"; Ralph Neff, "Try 
my best"; Jack Rice, "Hope to be"; 
Jesse Riley, "Yes"; Fred .Schnurc, 
"Yes"; Clinton Snyder, "Probably not. 
(Why not join us? You'll bo glad you 
did.); Raymond Stapleton, "No answer, 
but hr-'ll be thero"; Helen Stout, "Un- 
certain. fSome Willi;iiji.s|jorter can 
work on her.)"; Ralph 'I'y.son, "Very 
doubtful"; John VVinklc'hIcch, "I hope 
to be"; Florence Rcimcn.snydcr, "I am 



not certain. (Why Florence, Milton is 
only a hop, skip, and a jump away. We 
will see you)."; Edna Whittam, "No 
word yet, but since she's chairman of 
arrangements, we know she'll be on 
hand.)" 

Just one more word. The 1914 Who's 
Who will soon be in the printer's hands. 
You can get your copy at Reunion. 

See you June Twelfth. 

CLASS OF 1916 

Class Reporter: MRS. GEORGE STEVENSON 

(Amy Patterson) 

R. D. 1, Box 556, Red Bank, N, J, 

Dr, James E. Nancarrow has received 
a certificate of appreciation for distinc- 
tive professional service given to the 
advancement of secondary education in 
1953, Dr, Nancarrow is principal of 
the Upper Darby High School in Phil- 
adelphia, 

Homer Sanders did the promoting, 
planning and supervising the building 
of the new Euclid Congregational 
Church, Euclid, O,, which was com- 
pleted in September of 1953. His reg- 
ular work is with the Austin Company, 
engineers and builders. His present 
address is 22790 Hadden Rd., Euchd, O. 

CLASS OF 1917 

Class Reporter: MRS. CARL A. SCHUG 

(Alice Johnson) 

266 Lincoln Ave., Williamsport 12, Pa. 

Henry T. Lofft, who is project man- 
ager of Tennessee Valley Authority's 
Kingston Steam Plant sent us an inter- 
esting leafiet of the development in his 
area. Henry lives at Harriman, Ten- 
nessee, R. F. D. 4, Box 315. 

CLASS OF 1919 

Class President: DR. FRANKLIN D. JONES 
2617 St. David's Lane, Ardmore, Pa. 

— Thirty-fifth Reunion, June 11-14 — 

Edwin E. Aubrey is active in student 
Christian association affairs at the na- 
tional level. He is chairman of the 
program commission of the National 
Student Council of Y. M. and Y. W. C. 
A.'s and a member of the advisory 
committee of the student division of 
the National Y. M. C. A. He also serves 
as chairman of the editorial board of 
Haddam House which publishes books 
for students in the field of religion and 
ethics, and as chairman of the advisory 
council of the department of religion 
at Princeton University. 

Mrs. Nelson F. Davis (Margaret Al- 
len) heads a volunteer hospital aid pro- 
gram of 400 women for the Peninsula 
Hospital of her home city. The aides, 
barbed in flamingo red pinafores over 
white blouses, can be clearly recognized 
as the.y go about their tasks of bringing 
added comforts to the patients. The 
Davis family lives at 120 El Cerrito, 
San Mateo, Calif. 

Harry C. Fries, our freshman class 
president, is at present superintendent 
of schools at South Plainfield, N. J. 
Harry missed gi'uduating with us by 
one year because of an overseas assign- 
ment for Uncle Sam in 1918. He has 
a record of service on many commu- 
nity projects including 16 years of per- 
fect attendance in Rotary. 

Dr. Elizabeth M. Kates, who was 
awarded the Ilonoraiy LL.D. by Buck- 
nell in 1951 in recognition of her out- 
standing service in coi'icclional insti- 
tutions, is now serving as superinten- 
dent of the State Industrial Farm for 
Women at Goochland, Va. 

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CAMPUS CAPERS 

Thirty-five years ago — 1919 

The time has come again when blood shall 
run hot between the Freshman and Sopho- 
more classes, as the inter-class baseball 
game is about to be played on the Athletic 
Field. 

Game will probably be called at 3:30 
o'clock. Mohler is captain of the Sopho- 
mores, and Schultz of the Freshm.en. 



CLASS OF 1920 

Class Reporter: HAYES L. PERSON 
60 S. Third St.. Lewisburg, Pa. 

Dr. Harry R. Warfel gave his 40th 
pubUc lecture in Europe, when he ad- 
dressed the University of Stockholm, 
in Stockholm, Sweden. His earlier Eu- 
ropean lectures were delivered in Ger- 
many to university and public audi- 
ences, who have been particularly 
amused at his Pennsylvania German di- 
alect stories. By the time of his depar- 
ture for America on June 15, his en- 
gagements will have brought him be- 
fore audiences drawn from 12 of Ger- 
many's 16 universities. 

CLASS OF 1921 

Class Reporter: MRS. ELWOOD DERR 

(Sarah Eernharti 

13C0 Jefferson Ave., Lewisburg, Pa. 

It is with regret that we announce 
the death of George H. Beattie on April 
5, 1953. Mr. Beattie, a member of 
Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and the Bison 
Club, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Har- 
riet Emerson Beattie, Ashville, N. C, 
and two children, Barbara, a sophomore 
at Skidmore College, Saratoga, N. Y. 
and George, 11. 

CLASS OF 1923 

Class Reporter: MRS. LeROY FRONTZ 

(Olive Billhimei 

Evergreen Farm, Allenwood, Pa. 

With news of classmates so scarce 
I decided I'd break down and issue a 
few statements about myself rather 
than have the year's final ALUMNUS 
go to press with no mention of '23. 



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The Frontz Boys — LeRoy. Jr.; Edward; Richard 

First, I have three sons, LeRoy, Jr., a 
freshman at Antioch this year; Edward 
hopes to be in at Bucknell come this 
fall and Richard is a junior at Watson- 
town High School. 

As for myself, I have been enjoying 
a revival of some musical activity do- 
ing some accompanying for a choral 

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group and having some private piano 
pupils. 

After years of service with state and 
federal governments in Pennsylvania 
and states of the Middle West, my hus- 
band, a forester by profession, is deep- 
ly interested in operating a small farm 
and nursery on the principles of organ- 
iculture here in Pennsylvania's beauti- 
ful White Deer Valley. Our praises of 
rural living are long and loud. One of 
my hobbies and greatest pleasures is 
birding — and I need not leave the farm 
to pursue it. With a creek on one side, 
mountains on the other, and lots of 
trees all around it is a "natural" for 
birds. Incidentally, I go to meetings 
of the Bucknell Ornithological Society. 
Our dear Dr. Stewart is always there 
too (and don't think of him as "old" 
either, for he definitely is not). He is 
the life of the meetings. 

Putting the preceding down on paper 
seemed to have the salutary effect of 
bringing a nice note from Larry Kim- 
ball, Vineland, N. J. Larry has been 
re-elected as director of the Middle At- 
lantic Lumbermen's Association. He 
says that Bob Bogar '31 of Steelton is 
also on the board. Larry reminds us 
that he missed the reunion last year 
only because he went to Paris to the 
Rotary Convention. He hopes to get 
back to the campus for Alumni Day 
this year. 

CLASS OF 1924 

Class Reporter: ALFRED G. STOUGHTON 
13105 Atlantic Ave., Rockville. Md. 

— Thirtieth Reunion, June 11-14 — 




1)1 (; ,VIi:i!ltILL LENOX '34 

Dr. G. Merrill Lenox, executive di- 
rector of the Detroit Council of Church- 
es, has been made the chief executive 
officer also of the Michigan Council of 
Churches in order to bring into closer 
relationship more than 3,000 Protestant 
and Eastern Orthodox congregations, 
and more than 30 county and local 
Councils of Churches in the state. 

Al Stoughton is now conducting pub- 
lic relations audits for hospitals as a 
consultant to management. 



CAMPUS CAPERS 

Thirty years ago — 193i 

Great excitement as frosh celebrate end of 
freshman rules. Due to the victory of the 
"frosh" over the "sophs" in their annual 
ball game on Wednesday the Freshmen Pa- 
jama Parade scheduled for Friday evening 
was staged on Wednesday. About one-third 
of the class, pajama-clad, appeared in front 
of Carnegie Library about 9:00 o'clock. 



CLASS OF 1926 

Class Reporter: MISS ANNA L. BROWN 
45 Wildwood Ave., Pitman, N. J. 

Have you all sent in your Alumni 
Fund gifts? Less than a month remains 
in this fund year and every little bit 
counts. Gene Carstater, our class fund 
manager, reminds us that at one time 
or another during the life of the fund 
seventy different members of our class 
or 28% of the survivors have made one 
or more gifts to the fund. Your con- 
tribution should be sent directly to the 
Alumni Fund. Gene is head of the 
training research branch of the per- 
sonnel analysis division. Bureau of Na- 
val Personnel. Since graduation he 
has earned his Ph.D. in education. 

Of the 248 members of the Class of 
1926 still on the rolls, 20 had contrib- 
uted to the Alumni Frmd by March 15 
for the 1953-1954 Fund year. Fifty 
additional members of the class have 
made contributions in one or more of 
the previous Fund years. If all these 
remember to send in their contribu- 
tions before June 30, the class will 
reach a participation record of 28.2%. 

The class is scattered among 23 states, 
one territory, the District of Columbia, 
and Italy. 'The percentage of participa- 
tion by states varies all the way from 
to 100, but only three of the states 
have enough '26ers to make the per- 
centage significant. Since the estab- 
lishment of the Fund, 37 of the 119 
members living in Pennsylvania, or 
31%, have contributed; 11 of the 31 
living in New York, or 35%, and 12 of 
the 41 living in New Jersey, or 29%, 
have given one or more times. Of the 
remaining 57 members scattered over 
the rest of the U. S. A. — and foreign 
parts — only 10, or 18%, have felt the 
tug of fond memories strongly enough 
to send in their checks. 

The significant fact is that 28% of 
our class have given at some time dur- 
ing the first five years of the Fund pro- 
gram. 

I'm always waiting to hear from all 
of you, so that we may have some thing 
for the '26 column in each issue of the 
ALUMNUS. Even if I don't get a letter 
off to you write to me about any 
changes in address, occupation or work 
you are doing. It won't be long now 
before reunion time, and we all want 
to be up-to-date then. 

CLASS OF 1927 

Cla:s Reporter: MRS. L. H. COLLISON 

(Grace M. Pheiler) 

Marydel, Md. 

"Marty" Felty Ackerly reports her 
home address as Edgewood, a suburb of 
Pittsburgh where her husband works 
as sales engineer for Frick and Lind- 
say Co., of Pittsburgh. She has two 
children, Lorraine, 17, a high school 
senior, who plans to study public school 
music and David, 9, still interested in 
cowboys and Indians. 

JUNE 19 54 



Lytle 31. Wilson was awarded an 
honorary degree of LL.D. by Geneva 
College in June 1952. 

"Yours truly" has returned to the 
school room again teaching 5th grade in 
the Dover Elementary School since 
March 1st, and is also taking extension 
work at the University of Delaware. 

They say — no news is good news — 
but not in this case! So do let me hear 
from you real soon. 

CLASS OF 1928 

Class Reporter; MRS. H. M. MARSH 

iLorinne Martini 
60 Prospect Hill Ave., Summit. N. J. 

William K. Mertz was appointed 
manager, engineering design, general 
engineering department, on February 
1, at Campbell Soup Co., Camden, N. J. 
Mr. Mertz, with his wife and two sons, 
reside at 6338 Martins Mill Rd., Lawn- 
dale, Philadelphia. 

Mrs. Eleanor Schooley Bly accepted 
the position as bacteriologist at the 
Williamsport Hospital. She received a 
Ph.D. degree from Pennsylvania State 
University on February 3. 

John C. Sheppard served as chair- 
man of the March of Dimes campaign 
in Gloucester County, N. J., this year 
and under his leadership the Mothers 
March collected over $20,000 in one 
hour. A splendid increase over 1953, 
when the Gloucester County record 
was already above the national aver- 
age. Another classmate John B. Mid- 
dleton, Westfield, is state representa- 
tive of the March of Dimes program. 

NEW CLASS FUND MANAGER 
In case you haven't noticed (and we 
shudder to think of this possibility), S. 
Cober Braucher, Somerset, has replaced 
Loyd Trimmer as our class fund man- 
ager. After doing a yoeman's job for 
several years, "Trim" asked to be re- 
lieved of the responsibility, and "Tub- 
by" graciously agreed to take over. By 
now you have all received his first ap- 
peal for the Alumni Fund, pointing out 
that the goal this year is $200,000 and 
stressing the need for financial support 
from every Alumnus. Let's all give 
Tubby our support and help raise '28's 
banner over the stadium at Homecom- 
ing. A contribution from each mem- 
ber will put us at the top of the list 
and give Bucknell the assistance it so 
richly deserves. 



CAMPUS CAPERS 

Twenty-five years ago — 1029 

B. U. Ktade "buRiK" acrosH states in eleven 
day*. 

"Nippy" Bossard "hltch-hlkfd" to Tallfor- 
nla the pa*>t •lummrr in K7 lifts, thi- lftnK<'^t 
of which wa>t a ('.^.V) mile hop. He intends to 
work hi* way back to New York on a steamer 
nc\t spring. 



CLASS OF 1929 

CT»«» Reporter: MISS THELMA J. 8HOWALTER 

223 Stat'- St , Horrlhburi!, Pii 

— Twenty-fifth (Silver) Reunion 
June 11-14 — 

Your committer; for the silver anni- 
versary of our class had its final meet- 
ing on April 10th. President Paul re- 
ported that the bv^kiet is progressing 
in fine shape and will carry a biography 
of a majority of the members of the 
class. Naturally, you will want a copy. 
They may be secured at our class meet- 
iJig on Saturday morning, June 12, for 

J i; N K IK r, i 



a nominal fee. The booklet is being 
prepared under the direction of Emily 
Williams Reimensnyder. Also, at that 
time, "Turk" Jones will have hats and 
other paraphernalia available. Inci- 
dentally, "Turk" is doing a bang-up 
job on the fun and entertainment end 
of our reunion. Martha VonNeida Wa- 
terbury, chairman of hospitality, and 
her committee will be on hand to greet 
you and let you know the whereabouts 
of other '29ers who are on campus. 

Here are the high lights of the Alum- 
ni Day Program as it has been planned 
for the pleasure of the Class of 1929: 
General Alumni Association Meeting, 
9:30 a. m.; Class Meeting, 10:30 a. m.; 
Alumni Parade, 12:30 p. m.; All-Alum- 
ni Luncheon, 1:00 p. m.; Class of '29 
"get-to-gether" — Milton Country Club, 
3:30 p. m. to ?. 

Your class officers, the reunion com- 
mittee and the University are awaiting 
your arrival. Please do not disappoint 
us. So on to Bucknell and your 25th 
Reunion. 

CLASS OF 1930 

Class Reporter : HENRY A. WADSWORTH 
R. F. D. 1. McGraw, N. Y. 

Davis Johnson, Jr. has been appoint- 
ed manager of the North Park Buffalo 
district for the Metropolitan Life In- 
surance Co. Mr. Johnson, whose son 
Richard Conley, is a freshman at Buck- 
nell, can be reached at 1452 Hertel Ave., 
Buffalo 16, N. Y. 

CLASS OF 1931 

Class Reporter: MRS. W. ZELMAN SLEIGHTER 

(Ruth J. Thomas) 

833 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, Pa. 

Mrs. George Hosier (Doris Bracey) 

writes that she is still leading a busy 
life as wife of a pastor of St. Mark's 
Evangelical and Reformed Church. 

Leigh W. Haefle, vice president in 
charge of operations of the American 
Portable Irrigation Co., Riverdale, N. J., 
was recently named head of the new 
industrial planning committee on the 
Pequannock Planning Board. Mr. Hae- 
fle resides at 45 Ramapo Rd., Pompton 
Plains, N. J. 

James H. Konkle, Jr. is now division 
manager with Prudential Insurance 
Co., Clarks Green. Mr. Konkle is the 
father of four children, Gail, 14, Carol, 
11, and Pete, 5. 

Warren J. McClain presided as pres- 
ident of the New Jersey department of 
superintendents at the Eighth Annual 
Conference of the New Jersey Educa- 
tion Association held in Atlantic City. 
Warren, who is married to the former 
Marian E. Ash '32, is superintendent of 
public schools of Woodbury, N. J. 

We regret to announce the death of 
John Howard Stahl, Jr., 638 Market St., 
Lcwisburg, on March 26. Before his 
death, Mr. Stahl was employed by 
Bucknell University. He is survived by 
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Howard 
Stahl. 

CLASS OF 1932 

Class Reporter: ELLIS P, HULL 
AUentown, N. J. 

W. Zelman .Slcightcr became steward 
of Laureltfjn .State Village in March. 
He joined the staff at the village in 
1941 as maintenance foreman and be- 
came director of maintenance and con- 
struction in 1952. Wi', of course, know 
that he is married to the foimer Ruth 
Thoma.s '31. They have raised a nephew. 



Benjamin Thomas, who is now a store- 
keeper in the U. S. Navy. 

Gilbert E. Strauser, who is employed 
by Westinghouse International Electric, 
New York, has a new address — c/o 
Westinghouse, Tokyo, Japan. 

CLASS OF 1933 

Class Reporter: MRS. ERNEST H. ENGELHARDT 

(Janet Worthingtoni 

375 College Hill. Bloomsburg. Pa. 

Thought for June: How many com- 
mencements are there in every life? 

Writes Mrs. M. Howard Clark (Ellen 
M. Evans), "Being corporation gypsies 
we've wrought havoc on our friends' 
address books. We've moved eleven 
times and have lived in nine different 
cities. We've enjoyed living as far 
South as Atlanta, West to Kansas City, 
North to Providence, R. I., and we're 
now 'perched' in Drexel Hill. Current- 
ly my extra curricular activities are 
confined to Red Cross work, being on 
the board of directors of the 69th Street 
branch and public relations chairman 
for the branch, also coordinator of pub- 
licity for six branches. Our hobbies 
are various and sundry. At the present 
time we're concentrating on raising or- 
chids in the living room and refinishing 
antique furniture. Best wishes to all 
our friends. Our present address is 433 
Forrest Ave., Drexel Hill." 

Note: So glad, Ellen, that you like 
antiquing too! A retired teacher of 
mathematics. Miss Ranson, at B. S. 'T. C. 
and I drove to Lewistown last Saturday 
where I found an old Paul Revere lan- 
tern (minus one hinge) for 200 pennies. 
It's the old punched tin type with a 
holder for a candle. After painting it 
inside and out with black, outside 
enamel, and having it wired, I called 
the electrician to hang it on a 30-inch 
black chain from the ceiling of our 
porch. With my dark green old-fash- 
ioned settee, and a batter jug with a 
wide spout (froin which I plan to have 
ivy growing) I stood there admiring the 
lantern, quite entranced, when my hus- 
band remarked ruefully, "Now what 
are you going to do for light?" I'm all 
for the artistic atmosphere minus light. 
Those old black irons that once handled 
ladies ruffles so capably, make potent 
door stops, and a pair of them make de- 
lightful book-ends. Who would imag- 
ine that such utilitarian things would 
become so literary? Happy antiquing! 

Paul Bowers reports that he is an ob- 
stetrician and gynecologist on the staff 
of Jefferson, Philadelphia General, and 
Germantown Hospitals, and an Army 
consultant at Valley Forge General 
Hospital. He also teaches at Jefferson 
Medical College. He and his wife and 
three children live in Penn Valley, just 
outside of Philadelphia. Says he "I am 
looking forward to our 25th reunion." 
We are looking forward to seeing you 
too, Paul. 

Rev. Alfred B. Haas is professor of 
homoletics at Drew Theological Sem- 
inary. Rev. Haas recently returned 
from a sabbatical leave spent in En- 
gland, where he visited and preached 
at Methodist Churches in the British 
Isles. 

You remember Pep DouKherty, al- 
ways so petite, a regular "cuily head" 
not of the permanenled kind. Her 
letter was so natural and newsy. As 
an aunt, she is proud of her two nieces 
and nephew, 4 yeai- old Kathie, Peggy, 
her name sake, age 7, and Johnny, age 
5. She received her mastei-'s degree 
in social work in June, 1950 at the 
University of Pittsburgh. Since then 

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she has been working as a psychiatric 
social supervisor and an associate di- 
rector in the Children's Mental Health 
Center in Columbus. She thinks her 
work is wonderful and loves it. In 
March she went to the American Ortho- 
psychiatric Conference in New York 
where she saw Lou Meyer Diehl after 
twenty years. It's unbelievable. Has 
it been that many years? Her address 
is Apt. 51, 581 East Town St., Colum- 
bus, O. 

Both of the Cooks are now whipping 
up mental stimuli for students. Thanks, 
Franklin for being so cooperative in 
letting me know that you are an asso- 
ciate professor at the Pennsylvania 
State University, and that Bob, is a 
professor at Western Reserve Law 
School. Both were in my Latin classes 
under Dr. Ballentine, and both later 
received their LL.D. degrees from Duke 
University. Both are married and have 
children. Franklin says he isn't in the 
private secretary bracket, but I figure 
he's more of a success in writing a per- 
sonal letter. At least I feel more of a 
success in receiving a personal com- 
munication. 

Writes James Colavita, M.D., "Have 
this day returned from Leesburg, Fla., 
where I had a very delightful vacation. 
Am all tanned and my brain is full of 
fond memories of the fish I caught (no 
story). My wife, Sara, (no children) 
enjoyed herself immensely. Getting 
back to the grind of practicing medi- 
cine is going to be hard. Am secre- 
tary of our Medical Department at 
McKinley Hospital in Trenton, N. J. 
Am also treasurer (8 years) of our 
hospital staff." We're glad you didn't 
put off taking that well-earned vaca- 
tion, Jim. 

Harriet Heydenreich Covert (Mrs. 
Henry M.), who was with our class for 
the freshman and sophomore years and 
an excellent student, now has a young 
daughter and lives at R. D. 4, Muncy. 
Since her husband's death, she makes 
her home with her sister, Martha, 
whose husband is Ralph Smith, assis- 
tant superintendent of Lycoming Coun- 
ty Schools and a well known educator 
of that area. 

Max Demler reports "The Demler 
family is Damaris, 15, Deanna, 10, Don- 
na, 7. I am district representative for 
Harbison-Walker Refractories Co. cov- 
ering Miimesota, North Dakota, South 
Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin." What a 
territory to cover. Max! Evidently you 
like the music in the alliteration of D's. 
Try it class — isn't it lovely? Damaris 
Demler, Deanna Demler, Donna Dem- 
ler. Now do it again. 

Whitney Corsello, M.D. answers my 
inquiry for news, "Served as a major 
during World War II. Joined general 
surgery at Shadyside and Ohio Valley 
Hospitals here in Pittsburgh in private 
practice. Just returned from Mexico 
and California. Am going to Pan- 
American Medical in Rio this fall." 

Dr. Burt C. Pratt, laboratory director 
at the experimental station of E. I. Du- 
Pont Company, Wilmington, recently 
spoke to the Bucknell University stu- 
dent affiliate group of the American 
Chemical Society on "The Place of Re- 
search in Industry." 

Had a satisfying letter from Jim Da- 
vis who since August 1952 is minister 
of Christian Education at the East Lynn 
Christian Church, 23rd and Jefferson 
Sts., Anderson, Ind. Says he, "Believe 
I'm in the work I've always wanted to 

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do, working with people in the integra- 
tion of a strong religious-educational 
foundation and with all age groups from 
nursey and kindergarten through adults 
(including oldsters and shut-ins). The 
church has a m.embership of 1100 which 
gives quite an opportunity for organi- 
zation. Do get around the community 
as well (population 60,000), in the re- 
ligious education division of Anderson 
Association of Churches. I taught 
'Background of the Bible' in winter 
leadership training courses, and belong 
to the Ministerial Association. My wife 
keeps the home going and works with 
the Christian Women's Fellowship and 
eight circles. Nancy Lou recently cel- 
ebrated her 9th birthday. Dicky is en- 
joying life in the large back yard and 
kindergarten. We are trying to give 
them a not-too-overbalanced life as 
P.K.'s (preacher kids) which can prove 
a problem later on." 

Saw Katherine "Kitty" Graham Sho- 
walter in the lobby of the Penn Harris 
Hotel in Harrisburg recently. She 
looked very smart in a small yellow 
checked tweed coat and matching hat. 
The Showalters live in Lewisburg and 
have two sons. Kitty belongs to D. A.R., 
A. A. U. W., and Tri-Delta Alliance. 
Both she and her husband belong to 
the Union County Bucknell Alumni 
Club. 

Your reporter represented Blooms- 
burg as a national councellor delegate 
at the 42nd Annual Chamber of Com- 
merce in Washington, D. C. in April, 
attending both the Pennsylvania Con- 
gressional Dinner and the U. S. Cham- 
ber of Commerce Dinner. Have a 
weekly radio program every Thursday 
over WHLM from 11:15 to 11:30 a. m. 
for which I write the scripts, interview- 
ing members of the Bloomsburg Area 
Chamber of Commerce. If you're in 
Lewisburg for Commencement, travel 
a few miles to Town Hall in Blooms- 
burg for a chat. Hope to see you. 



soon have 2nd generation Bucknellians 
in our midst. 

My next column in the fall should 
really be juicy and newsy after our 
reunion. Do write to me even if you're 
coming in June so I'll have material to 
keep this interesting. 



CAMPUS CAPERS 

Twenty years ago — 1934 
New Band uniforms seen in near future 
wlien alumnus Dr. Edward W. Pangburn '15, 
pledges half total cost. 



CLASS OF 1934 

Class Reporter: MRS. WILLIAM S. LIMING 

(Ruth Rohrl 
396 Andrews Rd.. East WiUiston, L. I., N. Y. 

— Twentieth Reunion, June 11-14 — 

Hello again, in a few weeks I'll have 
been able to personally greet so many 
of you and I hope you are looking for- 
ward to June 12th as I am. The Lim- 
ing family will be there to join in and 
hope our youngsters get to meet your 
youngsters — who knows maybe they'll 
get to know some freshman of the class 
of 1965 and 1968, at least I hope they'll 
be Bucknellians. I hope you sent in 
your completed questionnaire to Walt 
Ruch— it should be interesting to read 
the results. 

Dan Park has been appointed public- 
ity director of the Metropolitan Edison 
Company and Pennsylvania Electric 
Company with headquarters in Read- 
ing. 

It is with regret that I report the 
death of Kenneth C. Bookwalter m Au- 
gust 1953 at Silvercreek, N. Y. 

Thought you might like to know that 
David Wendt, the son of Nelson Wendt 
and June LeQuatte Wendt '36 will en- 
ter Bucknell as a freshman this Sep- 
tember. Are there any other freshmen 
with a class of '34 parent or parents. 
Bruce Reisman, son of Ed Reisman '36, 
has also been accepted as a freshman. 
Our Long Island Bucknell Club should 
be proud I think to know that we'll 



CLASS OF 1935 

Class Reporter: MRS. FREDERICK A. STRALEY 

(Metta Farrington^ 

Furnace Rd.. R. D. 1, Lewisburg, Pa. 

James Orloske was promoted to de- 
partment head of the organic synthesis 
department of E. R. Squibb and Sons 
on December 1, 1952. 

Frederick L. Peters is professor of 
English at the Peddle School in Hights- 
town, N. J. He and his family occupy 
the Trask House on the campus. 

CLASS OF 1936 

Class Reporter: MRS. CHARLOTTE S. BROWN 

(Charlotte Shupe) 

Box 71. R. D. 3, Leechburg. Pa. 

Harold L. Stoler, who has operated a 
store in Sunbury since his service in 
World War II, has recently opened a 
modern shopping center on Route 11-15 
in Shamokin Dam. The new store is 
the first modern highway department 
store operated in this vicinity. 

CLASS OF 1937 

Class Reporter: SIGMDISID STOLER 
215 Chestnut St., Sunbury, Pa. 

Joseph F. Rickards was recently pro- 
moted to the position of Middle Atlan- 
tic regional sales manager of the Stoke- 
ly-Van Camp Co. Mr. and Mrs. Rick- 
ards, with their three children, Cyrus 
James, 13, Jonathan Wade, 8, and Chris- 
topher Edward, 6, reside at 8155 N. 
Prospect Ave., Chicago 31, 111. 

CLASS OF 1938 

class Reporter: MRS. JOHN B. DEMPSEY 

(Anne CulbertsonI 

377 N. Main St.. Romeo, Mich. 

Ira G. Fox, our genial class president 
continues to win promotions, and is 
now in charge of all material purchas- 
ing, handhng, transportation and in- 
ventory control for the big transformer 
division of Westinghouse at Sharon. 
Somehow in his busy schedule he finds 
time to carry on a heavy schedule of 
speaking engagements before groups 
interested in inventory control prob- 
lems Some of his recent appearances 
include Washington (Navy), Youngs- 
town, New York, Shawnee and Chi- 
cago. And he still finds time to do a 
good job for Alma Mater as chairman 
of the Sharon Alumni and as president 
and class fund manager of our class. 
Lead on, Ira, we will follow. 

CLASS OF 1939 

Class Reporter : DAVID R. BAGENSTOSE 
Conestoga Rd., Wayne, Pa. 

— Fifteenth Reunion, June 11-14 — 



CAMPUS CAPERS 

Fifteen years ago — 1939 
President Marts will present diplomas to 
approximately 250 in the 89th graduation. 



JUNK 1954 



STOLER '37 NOW WRITING FOR TV 




SIGMUXD A. STOLER '37 

With the production of liis first show, "The 
Circle Closes," produced on Tlic U'cb over 
CBS television, Februarj' 28, Sigmund A. 
Stoler '37. added television drama as the 
fifth medium in which he works. Mr. Stoler 
is a writer. 

The Web. an outstanding mystery-drama 
series, served not onlv to introduce him to 



T\' script writing, but also presented liim as 
a m\-stery writer. He allows he likes the 
genre, and more are to come. 

Born and raised in Sunbury, he began his 
writing career, after college graduation 
(B..\. in English and education) with the 
old Sunbury Daily as a reporter. Matter of 
fact, he still substitutes for an occasional day 
or so for the paper, now the Sunbury Daily 
Item, to keep his hand in on factual writing. 

After working as a visitor for the Depart- 
ment of Public Assistance for three years, 
then teaching English at Freeburg High 
School for two, he decided writing was the 
profession he wanted. Early in 1944, he 
sold two stories to love-pulp magazines, and 
was encouraged enough by their sale to quit 
teaching that June and concentrate on writ- 
ing. 

A contract with ABC writing "Appoint- 
ment With Life," a complete (daily) half- 
hour dramatic show, broadcast over WJZ 
and affiliated stations, followed that fall. 
While working for ABC, he also free-lanced 
such radio shows as "Grand Central Station," 
and "Stars Over Hollywood." 

When "Appointment With Life" went off 
the air in 1946, he began writing confessional 
stories for such magazines as True Story, 
True Confessions and four other books in the 
same field. He has the distinction of having 
two of his stories, which originally appeared 
in True Story selected for an anthology, pub- 



lished by Doubleday, of the best fourteen 
stories that had been published in True Story 
in the past thirty years. The Anthology was 
titled Tlic Boot: of True Stories, published 
in 1948. 

He has also written one-act plays, many 
of which have been published in a series of 
one-act play anthologies released by Green- 
berg : Publisher, New York. However, he 
claims he likes writing for TV best of all. 

"It's a stimulating- medium, combining fea- 
tures of both stage and movie technique." He 
feels his work in community theatre as a di- 
rector is serving him in good stead now for 
arranging stage "business" and direction for 
liis television dramas, although mysteries — 
featured on The Web — are a new type of 
story for him. 

Mr. Stoler still talks about writing a novel ; 
says he has started two but both times didn't 
feel they excited him — or would, any one else. 
He would like to have a play on Broadway 
some day. In the meantime, he admits seeing 
his work produced on TV is the biggest 
careerwise thrill he's had. 

He comes from a Bucknell family. His 
sister, Mrs. Harry Bernstein, of Scotch 
Plains, New Jersey, the former Evelyn Del 
Stoler, was granted her bachelor of arts de- 
gree in 1931. His brother, Harold L., of 
Sunbury, was in the Class of 1936. 



CLASS OF 1940 

Class Reporter : MRS. JAMES A. MILLER 
I Mary McCrina) 
Pattison. Texas 

June 1954 — only 365 days (more or 
less) till our fifteenth year reunion! 
Let's be planning on coming — the whole 
cotton-pickin' class, hear? 

Hear? — we have — from 

Don Drumm, whose present address 
is 74-12 35th Ave., Apt. 519E, Jackson 
Heights 72, N. Y. Don emerged from 
the Air Force after forty-one months of 
service as a major. Except for this 
time, he has been with the National 
Board of Fire Underwriters since 1940. 
Don and his wife, Esther, a former 
resident of Burlington, Vt., were mar- 
ried December 19, 1953, and hope soon 
to have a home in New Jersey at com- 
muter's distance from New York. 

Mrs. Paul Curtin (Carol Holderman) 
has a new address — 333 Poplar St., 
Douglas, Wye. 

'We have some "maniacs" amongst 
us. (Any "Baltimorans" in the class?) 
From Rev. and Mrs. Donald C. Ward 
(Nancy Shields '38) comes word of a 
second son born January 25, 1954. They 
have three other children — Elizabeth, 
10, Sarah, 7, Thomas, 5. Don is pastor 
of the First Congregational Church at 
Brewer, Maine. 

June 1955 — 'twont be long till that 
reunion date. Ywal come! (Any re- 
semblance Uj a Texas twang is purely 
accidental.) 

CLASS OF 1941 

C|M« Rt-porl/r: .VfKS, WILLIA.M K. 
HABSEI^BBROER 

1518 Wriimorclunrj Avrr., SyracuM, N. Y, 

Raymond II. Armor received the mas- 
ter of bu.sincss administration degree 
from the graduate school at Western 
Kcserve University in February. 

Capt. Luther C. Craumer has been 

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serving as officer in charge, disbursing 
course at Camp Lejeune, N. C. 

Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Rogers (Vir- 
ginia Engle) announce the birth of a 
daughter, Joan Ellen, January 29. 

Mr. and Mrs. Lee S. Ranck, Lewis- 
burg, are the parents of twins, Craig 
Snyder and Carol Lee born February 
20. They also have two other chil- 
dren, Lois Lee, 4V2, and Jeffrey, 21 
months. 

Mr. and Mrs. R. Graybill (Eloise 
Garber) are residing at 1265 Wheat- 
land Ave., Lancaster. Their three chil- 
dren are Bunnie Blair, 10, Jay, 3, and 
Richard, Jr., 7 months. Eloise is class 
fund manager, so help her out with a 
contribution. 




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Handy antl Ricky Nagcl 



Spent an afternoon with my dear 
old "roomie" Lois Kncrr Nagel. She 
and Charlie Nagel '42 arc living at 
1121 Putnam Ave., Plainficld, N. J. 
They have two darling boys. Randy, 6, 
and Ricky, \¥i. 

Mr. and Mrs. William Stcphcn.s arc 
the parents of a girl, Cindy, born in 
January. They also have throe other 
children, Nancy, 6, Ben, 5, and Jim, 3. 



CLASS OF 1942 

Class Reporter: MRS. THEODORE WILKINSON 

(Mary C. Forrest) 

329 W. Walnut St., Lancaster, Pa. 

Lt. John C. Bush was recently award- 
ed the Naval Reserve Medal for ten 
years of honorable service in the United 
States Naval Reserve. During World 
War II, Lt. Bush served aboard am- 
phibious craft and participated in five 
major invasions in the European and 
Pacific theatres. Lt. Bush, who is mar- 
ried to the former Elizabeth O'Malia, is 
now serving in the advertising depart- 
ment of the Wilkes-Barre Sunday In- 
dependent. Lt. and Mrs. Bush are the 
parents of one daughter, Betsy, and re- 
side at 86 Church Rd., Dallas. 



INTERCOLLEGIATE ALUMNI 
OF NEW YORK 

Any Buckncllinn In New York City inter- 
ested in joining: the r>ro^ram of activities of 
tlic Intercollegiate Alumni of New York, an 
associate of tlic Y. M. i'. A. program, is in- 
vited to contact tlip New ^'ork offlce at 315 
W'vst t'.ird Street. New York City. 



CLASS OF 1943 

Class Reporter: MRS, EARLE E. BENTON 

iNorenc Bond! 

130 Emnuluuu Pluce, WCKtllcld, N. J, 

Dorothy Harris writes that she was 
married on June 14, 1952 to C. Leroy 
Johnson of Nassau in the Bahamas and 
is now living at 1645 N, W, IGth Ter- 
race, Miami, Fla. They have a daugh- 
ter, Deborah Anita, born January 25. 

Jay C. LelT, who spent two semes- 
ters at Bucknell under the Navy V-12 
program in 1943, has become one of the 
youngest bank presidents. He reached 
his present position at the age of 29 as 
president of the Fayette National Bank 
& Trust Co., Uniontown. He served in 
the United Slates Nuvul Reserve as an 
ensign on mine sweeping duty. Em- 
ployed in various capacities in the pho- 

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nograph record manufacturing and dis- 
tribution business, he has been em- 
ployed by the Fayette National Bank 
since June 1947 as, successively, assis- 
tant cashier, vice president, executive 
vice president, and president. Mr. LefE, 
his wife the former Florence Zarrin, 
and five-year old son, reside at 10 Lin- 
den Place, Uniontown. 

Mr. and Mrs. William G. Thomas are 
the parents of a daughter, Elizabeth 
Ann, born February 20. 

This looks like all the news on hand. 
How about all you people who have 
never written, showering me with 
mail? 

CLASS OF 1944 

Class Reporter: MRS. ROBERT F. BAKER 

(Honey Rhinesmithl 

Lindys Lake, R. D.. Butler. N. J. 

— Tenth Reunion, June 11-14 — 

With the arrival of spring and the 
baseball season, we were pleased tc 
see the following headlines, "Keegan 
Hurls First White Sox Win." Bob 
Keegan scored a run in that game, too. 

The Jack Buses announced the arri- 
val of Deborah Lee, March 9. They also 
have two sons. 

Don and Betty Jane (Walter) Mc- 
Mullen sent word of Donald Clayton, 
n, born March 12. He joins two sis- 
ters. 

Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Carlson (Dotte 
Sonn) announce the birth of their sec- 
ond son. Dean Stuart, December 12. 
Dotte enclosed, along with a note of 
her own, one she had from Betty Baush 
McCrow. While Betty was here from 
South America she and the three chil- 
dren spent a night with Kitty Steven- 
son Barclay and her three little Bar- 
clays, and to quote Betty, ||This will be 
one trip we'll never forget!" 

From Mrs. Carl Moore '43 (Ruth 
Nulton), "Just a note on hospital sta- 
tionery to let you know we have a son, 
Carl Nulton, born March 10." Carl is 
an assistant professor of accounting at 
Lehigh University. Their new home is 
on 3033 Center St., Bethlehem. 



aviators' operational problems and con- 
tinued research in the expanding field 
of aviation medicine. Dr. Hitchens, 
who married the former Sarah Craw- 
ford, is the father of three children, 
Barbara, Robert J., and William. After 
receiving his M.D. from Temple Uni- 
versity, Dr. Hitchens was engaged in 
private practice in Watsontown before 
entering the Navy. 

Mr. and Mrs. William H. Schnure '44 
(Anne W. Kloss) are the parents of a 
son born December 31, 1953. They re- 
side at 206 Diamond Blvd., Johnstown. 

Commander and Mrs. John Bacon 
(Phoebe FoUmer) announce the arri- 
val of their second daughter, Deborah 
Heller, April 16. 



CAMPUS CAPERS 

Ten years ago — li»44 
Bisons hit peak performance defeating 
Penn State, 7-0, for seventh win. 



CLASS OF 1945 

Class Reporter; MRS. C. FRED MOORE 

(Nancy WoehlingI 

504C Alden Park Manor, Germantown, 

Philadelphia, Pa. 

Since January 1 Robert Finkernagel, 

Jr., has been serving as executive direc- 
tor of the Rock Hill, S. C. Chamber of 
Commerce, after serving m a similar 
capacity at Walterboro, S. C. 

Mrs. E. D. Standt (Marjorie Hall) 
writes "Our second child, Barbara Ann, 
was born December 7. She joins Cindy, 
2. We're Pitmanites again, and since 
September our address has been 209-A 
Woodbury Rd., Pitman, N. J." 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert LaCroix (Mary 
Follmer) have moved to 327 Kent Rd., 
Springfield. 

Dr. Robert J. Hitchens recently grad- 
uated from the U. S. Naval School of 
Aviation Medicine and has been as- 
signed duty with Fleet Air Service 
Squadron 121, Oceana, Va. His mission 
will include the selection and care of 
aviation personnel, and the study of 

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CLASS OF 1946 

Class Reporter: MRS. WILLIAM HARSHBARGER 

(Jeanne Phillips) 

666 Osborne Ave.. Morrisville, Pa. 

Got a four page letter (both sides 
too) from Dorothy Huffman Cieslicki 
and I wish we could print all of it. Dot- 
ty worked for the Carnegie Institute of 
Technology after graduation and in No- 
vember 1948 was married to Marion 
Cieslicki in Albuquerque, N. M., where 
they both worked in the research and 
development division of the New Mex- 
ico School of Mines. In May 1952 they 
moved to Cincinnati where Marion 
works for General Electric. They are 
anxious to meet other Bucknellians in 
Cincinnati and Dotty says they have 
a grand yard for picnics if any alumni 
are interested. The address is 8104 
Richmond St., Cincinnati 36, O. 

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel S. Schweitzer 
(Adraine Krawit) have a son, Peter 
Harry, born February 1. 

A daughter, Patricia Jane, born Oct. 
15 1953 to Mr. and Mrs. David E. Odell 
(Jane Kuhlman). The Odells hve at 
603 Susquehanna St., Johnstown. 

Mr. and Mrs. Howard A. VanDine, 
Jr. (Margaret Ryan) announce the 
birth of a son on July 15, 1953. The 
VanDines live at 938 Shelburne Rd, 
Burlington, Vt. 

CLASS OF 1947 

Class Reporter: ROGER S. HADDON, ESQ. 
243 Water St., Northumberland, Pa. 

Attorney and Mrs. W. Roger Fetter 

are the parents of a daughter born No- 
vember 29. 

Mr and Mrs. Herbert Frake, Jr. (Ma- 
rie Johnson) are the parents of a son, 
Barry Neil, born October 20, 1953. They 
have another son, Bobby, 4. 

Mr and Mrs. Charles C. Brogan, Jr., 
have a son, Charles III, born May 9, 
1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Tomashefsky 
(Rhoda Tanenbaum) now live at 330 
South Middletown Rd., Pearl River, N. 
Y Rhoda spent some time m the New 
York School of Social Work prior to 
her marriage in 1948. Son Steven is 
now almost four and his brother, Mi- 
chael, is ten months old. Rhoda writes 
of pleasant contacts with Sheila Obst- 
feld Fisher (two daughters), Rita In- 
gulli Veit Peggy Banks Sheldon, Man- 
ota Spacht '46, Jocelyn LeMassena 
Harzyk, Marie (Bogosian '48) and Joe 
Barber. Rita and Will Veit have three 
sons, and the Sheldons have a boy. 
Morty Silberman '43 practices law in 
Pearl River, N. Y. Rhoda would like 
to hear from other alumni in the Rock- 
land End Bergen County areas. 

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Goldman (Ta- 
mara Gurvitch) have a second son, 



Barry, born April 1. Glenn was two 
years old on April 7. The Goldmans 
were scheduled to move in May or 
June to their newly built home at 370 
Holland Lane, Englewood, N. J. 

Marjorie Ann Geils and David A. 
Bancel were married March 28. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Taylor '49 
(Barbara Fitzgerald) now have two lit- 
tle girls — Cynthia Wadsworth, born 
March 16, and Carolyn Cummings, who 
is almost four. Their address is 9 South 
Wickon Dr., Westfield, N. J. 

The eyes of Texas are probably on 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard McGinn '49 (Peg 
Gleason), who were recently trans- 
planted at 3207 Milburn St., Houston, 
1700 miles from native Pennsylvania 
soil. Dick was transferred there early 
this year as branch manager for South- 
western states. Nelson Stud Welding, 
after three years of sales work in Phil- 
adelphia. Peg and the boys— Ricky, 
21/2, David, three months — joined him 
several weeks later. Anybody around 
Houston for forming a BU alumni club? 
Don't be fooled by Dick's lofty height 
— he's actually a home-grown East- 
erner, and the McGinns are ready to 
talk Bucknell with anyone who'll lis- 
ten. 

CLASS OF 1948 

Class Reporter: MISS JOANN GOLIGHTLY 
106 N. Grove St., East Orange, N. J. 

Mr. and Mrs. George H. Gass '46 
(Dorothy Kinsey) have a daughter, 
Nancy Elizabeth, born April 3. 

A new address for Dwight S. Mille- 
man is 505 S.E. 18th St., Fort Lauder- 
dale, Fla. His family now includes 
Dwight D., six, Cynthia Lynn, three, 
and Mary Rebecca, born March 9. 




Lett to Ki?hl— Ray Tyler, George L. Rifendeter, Flo 
Fellows Skove, Jo Golightly, Barb Hillhouse, Bill 
Hayden, Helen Hayden. 

Mary Moyer sent in a picture she 
took of the group of us who loyally met 
last June to celebrate our fifth reunion 
— hope we increase for our tenth. 

Lorraine O'Connell Williams — 749 
Park Lane, East Meadow, L. I., N. Y., 
writes a real newsy letter. She and 
her husband have a daughter, Jennette, 
IVa. She wrote that Jenny Maffei was 
practicing law in Wilkes-Barre, also 
that Ginny Kuntzmann Moritz and her 
family were living at 131 Pleasant St., 
Haworth, N. J. 

Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Hettig are the 
parents of a daughter, Rebecca Lynn, 
born February 10. Their other daugh- 
ter, Nadine, is three. Stew is employed 
at Merck, Inc., Elkton, Va. 

Doris M. Raub, the first woman 
awarded a civil engineering degree by 
Bucknell. is the only woman graduate 
engineer employed in the Pennsylvania 
State Highway Department. She is an 
advanced bridge draftsman now work- 

JUNE 1954 



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"fteii Hite&i are noTsr lacated at Box -=3. 
XTTiristowTL. NL J., where Dcm. is about 
balf-wHj- r r -wM Hsft his milrtary a^cgn- 
— e-t. At the nicmaxt. he is helping 
~^^^^-r?.=vn la^jT snd order with tfee liL P.s 
at Fart Dix, A daiighteir^ Kathryn. LatL- 
ise. arrived in the Brown househaM last 
yaTember 25. 

it. and its. Lutfter leHer. Jr. (Su!- 
saa ResaeM) are tlie parents of a 
-?="£- ti=r. ]5i£H!cjr BTTth, horn Jami- 



A son. WlC 



Sc ott bom April L 
to it- ~r^d Its. wulxuiL T. JSlnser. The 
JCisers hve at 3213 I^«■. ITth St. Ffaila- 
delnhia -W. The mother, the former 
Ethel Fiater. of HsrtletorL is a gradu- 
ate of the FranMin School of Science 
jrrri Arts. The rather is in his JTTnfnr 
year at Temple iladicai SchooL The 
grsraifether. Huwias Mnsser "23. is 
principal of the lliminbTirg Joint Jct- 
niar gTrd Senior High SchooL 

From Jaae- Simon Rabinsan^ 169 For- 
rest -Ave.- Lyndhurst. N'. J.- comes news 
of DaTsd FranMin bom Janoary 20. 
Jojae is married to Dttdiey Robinsan. 
Jr_ a graduate of Princeton with a B.S. 
3T7rf i£S- in electrical engineernis. 

Clyde ■ " - " ' : ■;■-- 

tfae Army " .■ 7 r • . .; - r ; . . 

(iaagfeters. L"" /anice. 3 montiis. 

Tfeey reside a; . . " - . . ..i St. Brooklyn 9, 

jr. Y. 

H<TW "boot same ne^re from yoci fifty- 
oners? Let's have aH the news t&at's 

fit t: print. 

C1..ASS OF 1952 

HiUsna B. Bxjtou wris rrarried to 
Geraldme Timm. of N"';rth P'..i:nfieid, 
N' X. .:r " IT 

MK. Jr.. was recently 



dtscfaar-^'r'-. ■ •■ '- " ' 

cujGth tour of du" 
Xav7 Amm Frto _< 

ruswc and onicrisbio!' 
i5/3»nttil while Lt-VTiu? a; 
Pfeiladelpiiia. 



-■'- aa I£- 



Lt. ( j. g.); Lee t. Henry is a commu- 
nication watch officer stationed at Port 
Lyantey, Frosch ilorocco, ^orth Af- 
rica. He was married to Janet Bechtel 
of BsIIy. Pa., on October 21. 1953. 

it. and its. Grrant E. Jolmson have 
a son. Sirfc w rTTTarn bom January 26. 
Thev reside at 319 Rebecca -A.ve, Pitts- 
burgh 21- 

KameQi B. Klegpinger and MbseHe 
Wilson were married in December 1953. 
Kenneth, is a senior in petroleum engi- 
neering at the univsrsity of OMahoma. 

Lt (j. g.) Jolm. Kliagman is serving 
aboard the U. S. S- Mt McKinlfiy with 
the Pacfic Fleet 

it. and its. Ricliard Colenum '51 
(Jane KoMer) are hving at 432 Clear- 
view Dr_ Cleveland 23, with PerTny 
LjToi. born February 14^ 

Ensign B. Donald Dlinnigan and Sar- 
ah Jordan were married an March 20. 
Don is stationed in Key West and ex- 
pects to go to Europe in July. His wife 
is a student at RadchSe. 

it. and its. EIIiQtt R. Morgan, Jr. 
(Jacqueline Thompson) announce lie 
birth" of Entatt R Morgan. HL bom 
April 2. 

Carinne White is now teaching fourth 
grade in ELay. Arizona. 

Sidney Weimoff and Frances SmigeL 
of Syracuse university, were married 
in September, 1953^ 

CLASS OF 1953 

aa^Begorte!:: M3S. JAiQS A. CHAiTHEES. JE. 

I Hartjarti Haemeri 

Hauie'Tard Aprs.. 3 Claric Sc. TnffT ST. J". 

— Fast Bennion. June 11-14 — 

Clare Slater married Richard Car- 
penter February 6 in Ossining, N. Y. 
Another wedding took place on Decem- 
ber a for Bobbie Tredennick '52 and 
Bud Bretz. 

E. Xbomtim Bice, m and Doris 9(L 
Wright '52 were married in January 
50. Thomv is stationed in Newport. 

a.L 




p-»t. tons M. oaoexHErw 

Pvt Loais M. Graenbeim. who re- 
cently arrived in Gertnany. is a radio 
repainnan in the First Infantry Divi- 
sion's Signal Co. 

Hel«n tti.^- - -1 Bin CaldweU. 

CJSNR. wier- m .^tpnl 3. Buck- 

-•■' --: in ■■viLn;^ pa-ty werne 

N Carter, Dot Harris«>a i-\. Med 

Hi.--i.:on Ripiey '-19 and Ben Savjdge. 
[ wxU be stationed for a fe-w months 

2Z 



in Washington where the couple will 
reside. 

Mel Woodward is in advanced officer 
training at Quantico, as are Greg Bow- 
en, Ted Stark, BUI Bulick and Bill Cat- 
lln. Mel's address is Lt. Melvin Wood- 
ward, USMCR, Laurel Branch Farm, 
Falmouth, Va. 

Alice Fetzer has spent this past year 
studying at the Yale Divinity School. 
She also worked as assistant Y. W. C. A. 
teen age department director at the 
same time. On June 17th she'll be leav- 
ing for Germany to spend the summer 
with her family. 

Kay Reiner and Lt. (j. g.) James L. 



Shive, USNR, were married on March 
25, 1954, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. 

Bob George is an aviation cadet train- 
ing at Harlingen AFB, Texas. His ad- 
dress is A/C Robert L. George 
AD18443573, 3610 Student Training 
Sqdn., Aviation Cadet P. O. Box 1143, 
Harlingen AFB, Texas. Bob Phillips, 
also in the program, is stationed at El- 
lington AFB, Houston. The Columbia 
School of Journalism claims Harvey 
Schierr. 

James A. Smith was recently select- 
ed for the February class of the U. S. 
Navy CCS at Newport, R. I. Mr. Smith 
had been employed by Sylvania Elec- 
tric Products, Emporium. 



Wantlering Bucknellians 



Below, arranged by classes, are 
names of Alumni who apparently have 
moved and have not notified the Alum- 
ni Office. No doubt, some are deceased, 
but certainly many of them are known 
by Alumni who read this publication 
regularly. We are anxious to cut down 
the number of missing Alumni to a 
minimum. Won't you look over this 
entire list and write the Alumni Office 
immediately before you have time to 
forget, giving addresses or information 
which may lead to addresses. This will 
be a real service to Alma Mater. — ED. 

CLASS OF 1904 

Hayes, Dr. Charles Garfield 
Hoelzel, John H. 
Jones, Guy 
Little, Harry Joseph 
McGiffin, Maurice C. 
Rittenhouse, Lawrence M. 
Schleier, Henry Nicholas 
Watson, Alexander Pomeroy 

CLASS OF 1909 

Carey, Prof. Alfred Lee 
Beats, Walter E. 
Jacobs, Walter Silas, Jr. 
Landsrath, John Anton 
Lyell, Anna Denny 
Mulford, Elizabeth Budd 

(Mrs. A. W. Thomas) 
Pfleegor, Bertha Reed 
Savidge, Preston Mettler 
Smith, Harry 
Watrous, Marguerite 

CLASS OF 1914 

Bachman, Nevin George 
Cole, Jean Dorothy 

(Mrs. George Vosburg) 
Coulter, Samuel Henry 
Davis, Darle Faye 
Evans, Mary N. 
Martien, Ellen Webster 
Musser, Howard Burton 
Wells, Stephen Kuhn 
Wight, Carroll Zenas 

CLASS OF 1919 

Amer, Charles Long 
Bright, Mary Evelyn 
Brooks, Warren Foster 
Carulla, Robert Gonzales 
Chalfont, Alexander Hill 
Cook, Charles Wetzel 
Dreyer, William 
Estler, Chester Ernest 
Garner, Lloyd Lay 
Halaburda, Mary 
Haldeman, Meta Frances 
Harris, Madonna 

(Mrs. D. E. Hair) 
Hyde, John Francis 
Jaco, George Conn 
Kreitner, Charles Bunnell 

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Mitchell, Charles William 
Powell, Edna Mildred 
Schuster, Irene Roberts 
Sender, Ernest Frederick 

CLASS OF 1924 
Axe, Earl Jacob 
Baird, Benjamin 
Bolton, William J. 
Brown, Mildred A. 
Callen, Dr. Harold S. 
Conn, Willis D. 
Kempter, Guyton 
Lehman, John J., Jr. 
Lesaius, Geddy Gilbert 
MacLeonard, Ralph 
Reitz, Elma Elnora 
Samley, Albert C. 
Seybold, Seward W. 
Smith, Esther M. 
Stringer, Milton J. 
Vollmer, Russell C. 
Wensel, Gwendolyn F. 
Williams, Edwin W. 
Zimmerman, Fred T. 
Zimmerman, Myrtle Irene 

CLASS OF 1929 

Abel, Lester J. 
August, Edward 
Barbour, Donald Edward 
Bauman, Elizabeth 
Beatty, Richard Hamilton 
Bixler, C^hester Arthur 
Blizzard, Mulford 
Brown, James Good 
Brueschwyler, John T. 
Brunozzi, John 

Davenport, Samuel Miller, Jr. 
Dawes, Thomas John 
Deitrick, Robert J. 
Dever, (ilaire Ruth 
Earhart, Kenneth A. 
Esgar, George W. 
Fischler, Evelyn B. 

(Mrs. A. M. R. Jacobs) 

Flesher, Robert Earle 

Gresh, Dorothy H. 

Hoffman, Seymour 

Holmes, Walter P. 

Holstein, Earl M. 

Huester, Charles M. 

lies, Charles A. 

Jacobs, Frederick F. 

Kaufman, J. Paul 

Kimbrough, James Raymond 

Kirtey, Mary Adelaide 

Kraemer, Jerome W. 

Kunkle, Brinton L. 

Lichtenstein, Robert Harold 

Mathews, Ruth May 

Morelli, Abram A. 

Morgan, George Warren 

Moser, Wallace G., Jr. 

Moses, Philip Neal 

Nieder, George M. 

Parsons, Francis E. 

Plummer, Roy Lester 



Pragnall, William Henry 
Reese, Benjamin Hughes 
Bobbins, VanRoom, Jr. 
Ross, Robert J. 
Rushin, William E. 
Schlicher, Sarah G. 
Simon, Melvin 
Stack, John N. 
Swartz, Donald W. 
Thurlby, Dorothy 

(Mrs. Herbert W. Kelly) 
Wally, Beulah Sara C. 
Watson, Rankin 
Weiss, Marshall R. 
Wihton, Maurice W. 
Wisa, Louis 
Zarr, Fred Campbell 

CLASS OF 1934 

Birks, Wynifred Emily Napier 
Bischofl:, Margaret Agnes 
Boothe, Clifford Wesley 
Brown, Harriet Adele 
Burns, Kathryn Cecilia 
Carlomagno, Thomas Gaetano 
Coene, Laura Madeline 

(Mrs. Carl V. Richardson) 
Cohen, Dr. Alexander Norman 
Cohen, Irving 
Corey, John Hamilton 
Dabbieri, Peter Vincent 
Dinsmore, William James 
Dorson, Anne Rose 
Ematat, Samuel Christopher 
Fox, Charles Jack 
Grace, James Eugene 
Griffiths, John Edwin 
Haroldsen, Frances Roma 
Hepler, Thomas Jefferson 
Herasimchuk, John Vasil 
Heydrich, Edward Dare 
Johnson, Howard John 
Johnston, Robert Glenn 
Kopp, Oliver Michael 
Lindig, Kathryn Virginia 
Lundin, Lillian Elaine 
Mann, Frances Mildred 

(Mrs. Harry W. Rementer) 
Michelson, Alfred Arnold 
Newton, Wilbur Charles 
Olney, Margaret Adams 
Park, Dan Keller 
Quinn, Mose 
Roeth, Evelyn 

Ruelke, Rev. Winfield Frank 
Safford, Allan William 
Sagel, Sydney 
Saib, George Carl 
Scheid, Frank 
Seymour, Harold 
Shaffer, Maxwell 
Shiskin, Julius John 
Sicher, Austin Clay 
Smithgall, Helen Van Pelt 

(Mrs. Richard P. Hughes) 
Stetson, Thomazine 
Thomas, Robert Clifford 
Tuman, Nathan Norman 
Turk, Rhoda Lina 
Veckman, Mark George 
VonDorster, Herbert Rinard 
Warner, Elmer Ellsworth 
Wehrmaker, Cornelius Joseph 
Wihton, Irving Maxwell 
Willis, Donald George 
Younghusband, John Alexander 

CLASS OF 1939 

Arny, Louis W., Jr. 
Baranzelli, Alda Mary 

(Mrs. Tracey S. Holmes) 
Bawden, Harriet Elizabeth 
Blum, William Francis 
Collett, Grace Elizabeth 
Delluva, Adelaide Marie 
Doyle, William Francis 
Farmer, Kenneth Carlton 
Fitz, Joseph Robert 
Fritts, Norman H. 
Gerard, Paul Mason 

(Continued on Page 27) 



JUNE 1954 



Founders' Day on the Campus 



(Ed. Note) One of the features of Found- 
ers' Day zvas the Student Chapel Serz'ice on 
Wednesday, February 10, addressed by Dr. 
Harold R. Husted. minister. First-Park Bap- 
tist Church. Plainfield, K'. J. Dr. Husted. al- 
though not a BuekneUian, has four BuckneU 
sons and tzco BuckneU daughters-in-Iazc. 
They are H. Ha'-lan Husted '43. married to 
the former Barbara G. Russell '44: William 
DeHart Husted '4S. married to the former 
Dorothy il. Jennings: Robert Redding Hus- 
ted '53. married to the former Patricia 
Foulkes '53: and Richard H. Husted '53. 
Follozi'ing is an e.rccrpt from Dr. Husfed's 
Chapel address dealing ivith the early history 
and the John Hon'ord Harris era of Buck- 
neU that zi-il! undoubtedly be of interest to 
scz'eral generations of BuckneU Alumni. 

It was verj' gracious to invite one who is 
not a graduate of this University to partici- 
pate in this 'Founders' Day' program. I as- 
sure you that I consider this privilege an 
honor. My only claim to recognition on this 
campus is the fact that I am the father of 
four sons who are graduates of BuckneU. It 
is true that about 25 years of my ministry 
have been spent within a radius of 150 miles 
of this school and I have had some small 
part in influencing a score of young people 
to attend BuckneU. 

The occasion for which we are gathered is 
'Founders' Day.' It is our privilege to look 
back upon the past ; to the beginnings of this 
University, before we look around us at the 
present and ahead of us to the future. "God 
builds the Future on the Present and the 
Present on the Past." No individual is an 
adult until he appreciates the contribution of 
the past. We cannot change our past, but we 
can choose our attitude toward it. We can be 
unmindful of it and irreverent toward it, or 
thoughtful of it and grateful for it. 

The "University at Lewisburg " was found- 
ed in 1846, upon the completion of an effort 
to raise SIOO.OOO to meet the requirements for 
a charter. Without the substantial support of 
a number of Baptist laymen in Philadelphia, 
the effort would have farled. In 1886 the 
present name was adopted in honor of Wil- 
liam BuckneU of Philadelphia, who was a 
generous contributor to this University. 

John Howard Harris registered as a fresh- 
man in the University at Lewisburg in 1865. 
He was then 18 years of age. The only build- 
ings on "The Hill" were Old Main, the Acad- 
■ my and the Seminary. Harris completed his 

'>l)cgc course in three years. So great was 
the impression that the young man made 
upon the faculty and President Looniis, that 
he was selected as the one best fitted to be 
the first president of a new secondary school 
to \k known as "Keystone Academy" in Fac- 
loryvillc. Fa. The school opened with 16 

ludcnts and no buildings. The classes were 
held in the First Baptist Church. 

Young Harris remained at Keystone Acafl- 
ctny 2fJ years. When he finished his work in 
1889, there were three buildings on tin- lain- 
pu.t and an enrollment of 225. 

In 1Wi9, Dr. John Howard Harris became 
president of this schwil which three years be- 
fore had become Buckncll University. The 
J U .V K 1 3 i 



total enrollment was 71 and there were S 
members on the faculty. There were few 
buildings, little equipment and less money. 
President Harris gathered around himself a 
faculty unusual for Bucknell's size. He pre- 
ferred to take BuckneU students, whom he 
had met daily in his classes and whose char- 
acter he knew well, and encourage them to 
take graduate work while serving as in- 
structors in the school. In this way, he se- 
cured men of strength, character and broad 
scholarship. Dr. Harris' appreciation of the 
value of a faculty may be gained from a 
statement in an address that he delivered be- 
fore the Annual Convention of the Associa- 
tion of Colleges in 1906 : 

"I believe there are no men in any vocation 
superior to the college professor in manly 
character, in devotion to truth, in love of 
their work, or in the value of their services to 
mankind. The office has always enlisted the 
brightest reflective intellects of the race. 
Though poor, they make many rich ; not only 
in things of the spirit, but in things of matter 
as well. These men make the moral atmos- 
phere of the college ; association with them 
is a liberal education." 

The high scholastic standing this Univer- 
sity achieved under his leadership may be 
judged by the recognition President Harris 
received from his fellow college presidents, 
who elected him to the important office of 
Chairman of the "Colleges and Universities 
Council of Pennsylvania." It is recorded that 
President Harris exerted more influence upon 
college education in Pennsylvania than any 
other man of his day. 

In 1919, President Harris resigned the 
presidency of BuckneU. During the entire 30 
years, he had served as Professor of Psy- 
chology and Ethics. He now became Pro- 
fessor of Philosophy, which chair he occu- 
pied for five years. 

In 1924, Dr. Harris severed his active con- 
nection with this University. He moved to 
Scranton, Pa., to live with one of his eight 
sons, seven of whom were graduates of tliis 
University. His one daughter is also a grad- 
uate of BuckneU. Three months after Dr. 
Harris moved to Scranton, I began my min- 
istry in the Immanuel Baptist Church. This 
was my first pastorate. The 'reported' mem- 
bership of Immanuel at that time was 1,200, 
and the Sanctuary seated 1,100. These facts 
did not intimidate the young minister nearly 
.so much as the presence of John Howard 
Harris in his congregation each Sunday 
morning. This great scholar, theologian and 
administrator was truly a humble man and a 
devout Christian. He was very helpful to 
the young mini.ster. On one of my frequent 
calls into his home, I asked him, "Dr. Harris, 
what can you get from anything I may say in 
a sermon?" The great man replied, "My 
young man, you always .say .something thai 
starts my mind going." He was too gracious 
to complete the sentence, "and then I go off 
and leave you." 

On Saturday morning, April 21, 1925, after 
President Harris had lived in Scranton less 
than a year, he died. I had fully expected 
that Mrs. Harris would invite a number of 
dignitaries to conduct the service. I-ike her 
husband, Mrs. Harris was very gracious and 
humble. J can well remember her statement : 
"You were his pastor and you will conduct 



the service." Later, the body was brought to 
Lewisburg where a memorial service was 
held and the remains of this great man are 
buried in Lewisburg Cemetery. 

Such, in brief, is the story of one man who 
lived 78 years in Pennsylvania — born in this 
state, educated in this state, spent his entire 
ministry in this state, and is buried in this 
state; 50 years as an administrator; fifty-five 
years as a professor. Fifty-five years of un- 
selfish self-sacrificial service to the Kingdom 
of God in these two Baptist schools. 

It is inspiring to read the Baccalaureate 
Sermons delivered by this great scholar who 
had a profound faith in God and the ultimate 
victory of truth and righteousness. That he 
was not swayed off his feet during the years 
of the First World War is indicated by the 
themes of the addresses that he delivered be- 
fore the graduating classes during the war 
years ; 

1916 — "The Spiritual Building" 
1917 — "The Unsliaken Kingdom" 
1918— "The Persistence of God" 

Permit me to quote the last paragraph of 
his 1918 Baccalaureate Sermon: "Half of 
your number are absent today, in various 
kinds of war work — many more will un- 
doubtedly engage in it. As in the old days 
the challenge went forth "Whom shall I 
send? Who will go?" And the answer 
came, "Here am I, Oh Lord, send me." So 
in our day, the same challenge has gone forth 
and the hearts of millions of youth answer, 
"Here are we. Send us." The man and the 
hour have met, and best of all, God is with 
us. The triumph of right is as sure as the 
act of gravitation. Let us be sure that we 
are on the side of God and we need not ^ear 
the outcome." 

This gathering will little note nor long re- 
member what we say here, but BuckneU Uni- 
versity should never forget what Dr. Harris 
did here. It is for us the living, rather to be 
dedicated here to the unfinished work which 
he and his contemporaries thus far so nobly 
advanced." 



Jay Mathias, BuckneU alumni and presi- 
dent of the Bison Club, was toastmaster at 
the Sports Banquet this year when the bas- 
ketball and wrestling letters were distributed. 
It was announced that BuckneU had four stu- 
dents in the Middle Atlantic Conference at 
Gettysburg. The wrestlers were Tom Mil- 
ler, Ambridge ; Jack Bitzer '54, Doylestown ; 
Don Kelso '54, Pittsburgh; and Bob Daven- 
port '54, DuBois. 

* * * 

Buckncll was represented by Dorothy 
Masemcr '54, York, in the Ivy League Cam- 
pus Queen Contest sponsored by the New 
York Journal-.'Imcrican. The contest was 
held early in April at the United States Mer- 
chant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N. Y. 



Bucknell's llinkic, all-lime grid ace, was 
cho.sen "Bcsl Player 1 l'".vcr Coached" by 
Curley Lambeau, head coach of professional 
Green Bay Packers. In the .S'aturdtiy liven- 
ing Post article, Lambeau said Hinklc was 
one of the greatest players of all times. 
Hinklc played for BuckneU in PMO-.32 and 
llic-n ciilcrccl pro li;ill ;it (Irccn Bay. 



The 84-piece Piltsbnrgh Symphony Or- 
chestra, William Sleinburg, director, ap- 
peared al Davis Gym on Salnrday, April ,?, 
through the aus()ices of the University and 
the Lewisburg Lions Club. 



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THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS is published in January, March, April, June, 

September, October and December by Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa. 

Member — American Alumni Council 

OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION 
MRS. J. B. KELLY (Emily Devine '21), President, 1569 Metropolitan Ave., New York 62, 

N. Y. 
PAUL E. FINK ''29, First Vice President, 606 N. Arch St., Montoursville, Pa. 
WILLIAM S. LIMING '33, Second Vice President, 396 Andrews Rd., Ea,st Williston, L. I., 

New York. 
DAYTON L. RANCK '16, Treasurer, 35 Market St., Lewisburg, Pa. 
JOHN H. SHOTT x'22. Secretary and Editor, 116 Faculty Court, Lewisburg, Pa. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
PAUL E. FINK '29, 606 N. Arch St., Montoursville, Pa. (1954). 
MRS. J. B. KELLY (Emily Devine '21), 1569 Metropolitan Ave., 
LAWRENCE M. KIMBALL '23, Box 226, Vineland, N. J. (1954). 
DANIEL M. ROOP '45. 19 Vine St., Danville, Pa. (1954). 
KENNETH W. SLIFER '26, 177 Briar Hill Lane, Woodbury, N. J. (1954). 
WILLIAM S. LIMING '33. 396 Andrews Rd., East Williston, L. I., New York (1955). 
JOSEPH T. QUICK '38, Wright Rd., R. D. 2, Newtown, Pa. (1955). 
MRS. JOHN A. RHODES (Helen E. Bodine '20), 1035 N. Negley 

(1955). 
CLAIR G. SPANGLER '25, 214 N. Sixth St., Reading, Pa. (1955). 
JOHN F. WORTH '37, 233 N. Galveston St., Arlington, Va. (1955). 
MRS. BROWN FOCHT (Florence Utt '26), 229 Market St., Lewisburg, Pa. (1956). 
BRUCE J. MILLER '27, li2 Devoe Rd., Chappaqua, N. Y. (1956). 
ALLEN A. RARIG '29. 528 Lindbergh Way, Lewistown, Pa. (1956). 
DONALD H. SHOLL '42, Munn Lane E., R. D. 1, Haddonfield, N. J. (1956). 
P. HERBERT WATSON '37, 67 Prospect Ave., Norristown, Pa. (1956). 



New York 62, N. Y. (1954). 



Ave., Pittsburgh 



( ) Year Term Expires. 



Buck-Raising, "Joe Doe" Style, 
Or How Loyal Can One Get? 



Back in June of 1952, "Joe Doe" '08 received a letter from Bucknell asking him to 
suggest the names of persons whom the University might solicit in behalf of the Taylor 
Hall program. 

He replied by giving his own name and address and saying "and I will see that the 
guy comes across with $218 by December 31, 1953." 

Well, December came and went without any word from Brother "Joe", so a few 
weeks ago the University sent him a reminder. 

By return mail came a check and a terse note : 

"I nailed the guy and made him come across for the full amount with interest com- 
pounded since June, 1952. Check ($242.06) enclosed. He wanted to deduct contributions 
in December '52 and '53, but I would hear nothing of it." 



The Outlook in Admissions. 

By George R. Faint '25, Registrar 
This year more applications than last year 
have been received from both men and wo- 
men. Because fewer women can be accom- 
modated this year, the competition is excep- 
tionally keen. 

Effective with applicants for September 
1955, the major selection of candidates, both 
men and women, will not be made until the 
results of the full March series of College 
Entrance Examination Board tests have been 
received ; that is in April, but before May 1. 
This will enable us to receive applications, 
particularly from women, for a longer pe- 
riod, and "to have the 3^-year secondary 
school record available when the selection of 
candidates is made. 

SCHOLARSHIPS 

Bucknell has very limited scholarship 
funds, and hence candidates needing aid must 
show great financial need, rank very high in 
the graduating class, and be exceptional on 
the College Board tests. 

ALUMNI ENDORSEMENT 

The endorsement of candidates by alumni 
is always helpful to the Admissions Commit- 
tee. Alumni are cautioned only to recommend 
Bucknell, and not to assure candidates of 
acceptance. Often personable candidates may 
be low ranking scholastically. Sometimes a 
particular degree program may be popular, 
creating additional competition for the few 
who can be accepted in that program. 



How Large Should Bucknell Be? 

In our March 1954 issue (page 22) some interesting figures concerning future college 
enrollments were given. Another recent study that predicts high school age population to 
1966 has been prepared by Ronald B. Thompson, Ohio State University. The results as 
reported in the Phi Delta Kappan in March 1954 are reproduced here for a study of things 
to come. 

The importance of the figures may be indicated by the following: Whereas high 
school facilities for the past decade have had to take into account only the increasing per- 
centage of high school-age children enrolling in secondary schools, the next, decade will have 
to contend with an additional factor. Not only can the percentage of those enrolling in 
secondary schools be expected to increase, but there will be. no doubt, a tremendous increase 
in the actual number of young people of high school age. 

The Thompson analysis is based upon births as reported each year since 1922, to which 
basic figure has been applied known percentages of survival to, and through the normal high 
school ages. 

HIGH-SCHOOL-AGE POPULATION TRENDS IN THE UNITED STATES 







Estiina 


ted Number (in Thousands) 








Total 




Living at Age 






Total 












High-Sehool- 


Year 


Births 


14 years 


15 years 


16 years 


i" years 


1 ear 


Age Population 


1940 


2,360,399 


2,216 


2,125 


2,142 


2,062 


1954 


8,546,743 


1941 


2,513,427 


2,360 


2,214 


2,122 


2,140 


1955 


8,837,614 


1942 


2,808,996 


2,637 


2,357 


2,211 


2,120 


1956 


9,327,526 


1943 


2,934,860 


2,755 


2,634 


2,355 


2,209 


1957 


9,955,086 


1944 


2,794,800 


2,624 


2,752 


2,632 


2,352 


1958 


10,361,813 


1945 


2,735,456 


2,568 


2,621 


2,749 


2,629 


1959 


10,569,299 


1946 


3,288.672 


3,088 


2,565 


2,618 


2,747 


1960 


11,019,678 


1947 


3,699,940 


3,474 


3,084 


2,563 


2,615 


1961 


11,738,073 


1948 


3,535,068 


3,319 


3,470 


3,081 


2,560 


1962 


12,431,846 


1949 


3,559,529 


3,342 


3,315 


3,466 


3,078 


1963 


13,203,333 


1950 


3,554,147 


3,337 


3,338 


3,312 


3,463 


1964 


13,451,685 


1951 


3,648,954 


3,426 


3,333 


3,335 


3,308 


1965 


13,404,261 


1952 


3,839,490 


3,605 


3,422 


3,330 


3,331 


1966 


13,689,955 



Senior Prom 

An "American In Paris" theme supplied 
the background for the annual Senior Prom 
on March 19. 

Davis Gymnasium was bedecked with Paris 
scenes and French cafes while Duke Elling- 
ton and his orchestra supplied a variety of 
unique arrangements for the large crowd of 
Bucknellians and their guests. 

At the height of the evening. Prom Queen 
Dorothy Masemer, York, was presented with 
her court of six seniors. Dottie DiOrio, 
York : Betsy Ernst, Emmaus ; Helen Frazee, 
Pittsburgh: Jan Geller, Mineola, N. Y. ; 
Linea Lindberg, Summit, N. J. ; and Pat Mc- 
CoU, Hamden, Conn., served the queen on 
her court. 

Jim Logue, Williamsport, acted as master 
of ceremonies during the presentation and 
during the intermission Queen Dorothy and 
her escort, Marty Carhart, Riverton, N. J., 
led the Grand March of all seniors and their 
dates. 



Does Education Pay? 

The table below is taken from Notes, a 
publication of the Junior Division of Indiana 
University. This table was compiled from 
figures gleaned from the 1950 report of the 
Bureau of the Census. 

AVERAGE INCOMES OF MEN 





No 


Grade 


High 




Age 


'Schooling 


School 


School 


College 


25-29 


$1,016 


$2,255 


$2,892 


$2,928 


30-34 


1,133 


2,557 


3,308 


4,227 


35-44 


1,267 


2,803 


3,523 


5,142 


45-54 


1,465 


2,912 


3,687 


5,549 


55-64 


1,736 


2,601 


3,436 


5,142 


65-74 


827 


1,505 


2,262 


3.597 


75 plus 


491 


800 


1,217 


1,892 



26 



JUNE 19 5 4 



Wandering Bucknellians 

Cc'i-.rir.-.icd front Page 25 1 

Geraxd, Ralph McKinney. Jr. 
Grossman. Howard Bruce 
Higgins. Ruth Barbara 
Hughes. Margery Elizabeth 
Koronski. Barbara 

(Mrs. William A. Ford) 
Lane, George Leonard 
Lasher. Harold Sidney 
Laughlin. James Knowlton 
Liem. Channing 
Lynn. John Pero 
McDonough. Thomas Francis 
McHugh, Donald Peter 
Martin. Mildred 
Meltzer. Ray 
Moser, Franklin W. 
Mosler, Herman B. 
Policelli, Anthony 
Possessky, Kay Helen 
Rees, Margaret Elizabeth 
Rogel. David 
Rosenberg. Jack 
Rossman. Harold Taner 
Schurtz. Victoria Alexandra 
Suway, Arthur Albert 
Touris, Soterios 
Troy, Shirley 

CLASS OF 1944 

Acker, Jean Shirley 
Amour, Mary Jane 
Anderson, Patricia Evans 
Ball, Jean Cameron 
Doyle, Carol 

(Mrs. Louis D. Gingras) 
Fetzer, Mary E. 

(Mrs. Mary E. Miller) 
Foster. George T. 
Gaston, Ida C. 

(Mrs. Robert L. LaBelle) 
Johnson. Philip Ray 
Kerk. Stanley MacPherson 
Klaus, Edward Louis 
Potter, Myron Lowe 
Rosenblum. Sanford Joshua 
Stein, Harold 
Whitmore, Page Gregory 

CLASS OF 1949 

Aykanat, Ali 
Bagnoli, Eno 
Beard, Welton Edward 
Berger, Sondra 
Bloomfield, Donald Edward 
Daniels, Walter J. 
Draper, Norman Celestin 
Durkin, Robert Thomas 
Gabriele, Paul Patrick 
Herb, Jack Franklin 
Johnsen, George Erwin 
Jones, Lewis Davies, Jr. 
Kopf, Walter Joseph 
Montgomery, Donald Andrews 
Quenzler, Eugene Charles 
Rothstein, Harold Lamport 
Schindler, Eva 
Smith, Leonard William 
Swigart, Shelley Sandborn 
Whary, Elvin Harrison 

CLASS OF 1953 

Dancigcr, Edgar 
Gigli, Victor J. 
Goudy, June R. 
Hillmaye, Yvonne 
Hojda, William C. 
Lf^ng, James V. 
Newcomer, Jesse C. 
Reich, Ernesto C. 
Shadtr, Elizabeth 
S)mmon.s, John J., Jr. 
Sl'.-Hfrmann, Frederick E. 
Szarko, Joseph F. 
Valder. Carol D. 



Each one must do 
as he has made up 
his mind . . .'' 



II Corinthian 9:7 



PAUL ALTHOUSE 12 



The passing of two prominent Bucknellians in February and March and the 
subsequent probating of their wills has brought to light once again the esteem 
in which Bucknell Alumni hold their Alma Mater. 

On February 7 the University received with regret the news that Paul Althouse, 
a member of the Class of 1912, had died at New York City. Subsequently, the 
University received a copy of his will which read in part: 

"I give and bequeath to Bucknell University, School of Music, the sum 
of One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars and request that some appropriate 
memento of a permanent nature be displayed in said School of Music of 
this bequest." 

The former Metropolitan Opera Star had supported the University regularly in 
his later years and it was not surprising that he singled out the School of Music 
as a beneficiary in his will. Music was his life, but as the Editor of the Reading 
Eagle put in his editorial of February 8, he "never lost the common touch nor 
valued fame above friendship." 

It was unquestionably this trait which led Paul Althouse to think of the many 
students who would follow him through BucknelTs School of Music in the future. 



RICHARD DARLINGTON 09 

Less than a month later, March 1, the University received another blow in the 
passing of Richard Darlington, a member of the Board of Trustees and of the Class 
of 1909. Coincidentally, both of these loyal Alumni were 64 years of age. 

A native of Lewisburg, Richard Darlington became a successful coal distributor 
and for many years contributed substantially to the support of the University. In 
1948, his gifts having passed the $10,000 mark he was made a Founder of the 
University. 

WTien his will was probated early in March it was discovered that Richard Dar- 
lington's desire to help his Alma Mater was even greater than had been evidenced 
during his lifetime. He had named Bucknell as the residuary legatee of sixty per- 
cent of his estate, which was valued at .'1200,000.00. 

The will provided a life estate for Mrs. Darlington, ihc former Margaret Ker- 
stetter of Milton, which is to be dissolved at the time of her dcalh. In addition 
to Bucknell, Mr. Darlington also provided for the Bryn Mawr Hospital; employees 
of llx- fiiiiisN K aula and Hudson Coin])any, of which he was president; the Fvaii- 
gcljiai (.iMiiinuiiity llnspital of Lewisburg and the I'irsI I'lfsliylciian (Muiiili of 
Lewisburg. These four groups will share 40^ of the i-csidnary estate. 

I'iili.iid l);irliii;.'l(Mi uas iiol llic lypi' In manifest his feelings in jjublic, but 
ihcri- 'an Im- no dcnibl lli.il lii^ uill has spoken clo(|urnll\ of his lo\c for his 
Alma Malci. 



27 



A Code for Bucknellians 



Having chosen Bucknell University as our Alma Mater, we 
v\^ho have benefitted from her academic resources, her learned teach- 
ings, her friendly counsel, her high traditions, her rich social experi- 
ences, and her beautiful campus environment do proudly assert our 
happy affiliation and our invaluable claim. This assertion is most 
appropriately made as an expression of recognition of the Bucknell 
Way of Life. 

We thankfully acknowledge that we have received more than 
that for which we paid, as the result of numerous benefactions from 
Bucknellians and friends of Bucknell who preceded us. We humbly 
realize that in being provided with the knowledge of and access to the 
tools of life, we accept willingly the moral obligation to employ those 
tools to the best of our abilities for the good of society. In so doing, 
we recognize the inconsistencies of our social and economic environ- 
ment and adjust for them in accordance with the principles of our 
Bucknell heritage. 

Faith in God, allegiance to our. country, consideration of our 
fellow man, and loyalty to Bucknell we shall constantly endeavor to 
practice and foster in our daily lives, regardless of our individual sta- 
tions. May our loyalty to Bucknell and to her Alumni, past, present, 
and future, result in compounding the interest of the Bucknell Way 
of Life. 



BUCKNELL 






ALUMNUS 



SEPTEMBER 1954 




GROUND BRHAKING FOR TIIK 
F. W. OLIN SCIKNCH J^UJLDING 



SEE PAGE 4 



HAIL - CLASS OF 1958 

We are sure the freshmen men and women of the 
Bucknell Class of 195 8 who reach the campus next week 
will not lack advice on how to succeed in college. In the 
belief that those of us, who one day many years ago set foot 
on the campus for the first time as students and lived through 
four years of college, have learned something of the approach 
to college life, these few words are addressed to the entering 
Class of 1958. 

First of all, expect to be challenged at a higher level 
of achievement than you have experienced before. You 
would not be coming to college if you expected your work 
to be as easy as it was in high school. Face your enlarged 
tasks with the assurance that the entire faculty and staff 
are dedicated to help you achieve success in your work. 

Our second bit of advice was stated so well by our 
June 1954 commencement speaker, Dr. Brand Blanshard of 
Yale University that we cannot do better than quote his 
words. Dr. Blanshard, speaking on "the Concept of the 
Gentleman", declared that chivalry and honor, two price- 
less elements in our ideal of the gentleman, are deeply and 
particularly needed in our day. 

"Chivalry," he said, "has come to mean a generous fair- 
ness to others which is an essential part of honor. Honor 
implies that one has incorporated such fairness in one's self- 
respect. That is why honor is so potent a force." 

The speaker pointed out that honor does not reserve 
itself for great occasions and referred to athletics as one of 
our chief schools of honor. "The notion of sportsmanship 
or fair play," said he, "is one of our best Anglo-Saxon ex- 
ports. The ability to take hard knocks unwhiningly, to win 
without preening oneself, to admire those who can beat one 
at the game, to go all out to win but to prefer not winning 
at all to winning by cadging and goudging, is one of the 
finest traditions of American life." 

If the members of the Class of 195 8 can accept this 
concept of a gentleman throughout their four years on the 
campus a new high in class spirit and achievement will have 
been established. 



^tt '7^ ^^Me 



THE COVER PICTURE 

On Alumni Day Dr. Charles L. 
Horn, president of the F. W. Olin 
Foundation turned the first shovel 
of earth at the ground-breaking 
ceremonies for the F. W. Olin Sci- 
ence Building scheduled to be com- 
pleted for use of the chemistry, 
physics and mathematics depart- 
ments by the fall of 1955. Watching 
at left are Dr. Horace A. Hildreth, 
former Bucknell President, n o w 
Ambassador to Pakistan, and Dr. 
William I. Miller '26 of the mathe- 
matics department. At right is Dr. 
Joseph W. Henderson '08, acting 
president and chairman of the Board 
of Trustees. 



Page 
Alumni 

Dr. Edmin Ewart Aubrey '19 19 

John C. Decker, Esq. '36 4 

"JVally" Diehl '26 21 

Paul E. Fink '29 4 

Dr. Charles C. Fries '09 19 

Harold W. Griffin '16 H 

Mrs. Emily Devine Kelly '21 4 

Dr. Lester E. Lighton '20 S 

William S. Liming '33 4, 24 

Edwin R. Manchester '08 21 

Charles Francis Potter '07 19 

Dr. Leo L. Rockwell '07 5, 19 

Robert W. Thompson '04 .■ • 4 

Hugh J. Worthen '53 21 

Arthur R. Yon '17 4 

Alumni Fund Report 22 

Alumni Trustee 4 

Alumni Trustee Time Table 22 

Alumni Weekend 4, 8, 9 

Bookshelf 19 

Bucknell's New President 3 

Class of 1958 2 

Class Reports 15-18, 23 

Class Reunion Reports and Pictures . . 8-13 

Club Activities 10, 14 

Coming Events 10, 14 

Commencement, 1954 5 

Dad's Day 7 

Faculty News 13 

Faculty Promotions 5 

Homecoming 7 

Letters 13 

Odgers, Dr. Merle M. — 

New Bucknell President 3 

Robbins Death 21 

Sports 6 

They Represented Bucknell 7 

USAAC History 20, 23 



THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS 

Published in January, March, May, September, 
and November by 

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY 

Entei:ed as second-class matter December 30, 
1930, at the post office at Lewisburg, Pa., under 
the Act of August 24, 1912. 



JUNE 1954 



m 



BUCRNEIL ALUMNUS 



VOLUME XXXIX— No. 1 



SEPTEMBER 1954 



Dr. Merle M. Odgers to Become Bucknell President 




DB. MERLE M. ODGERS 
President-elect of Bucknell University 

ON June 28 Dr. Joseph W. Henderson 
'08, chairman of the Bucknell Board 
of Trustees, announced the election 
of Dr. Merle Middleton Odgers as the 
tenth president of the University. 

Dr. Odgers, who is 54, has served as 
president of Girard College, Philadelphia, 
since 1936. He is scheduled to assume his 
duties as Bucknell's president on Decem- 
ber 1, 1954. 

The announcement by Dr. Henderson 
completed the efforts of a trustee commit- 
tee, headed by Dr. Herbert L. Spencer, 
that has been at work for a year selecting 
a president to succeed Dr. Horace A. Hil- 
dreth who resigned in June 1953 to be- 
come U. S. Ambassador to Pakistan. 

A graduate of the University of Penn- 
•lylvania (1922) where he received his mas- 
ter's and doctor's degrees. Dr. Odgers has 
had .32 years of experience in college 
leaching and administration. 

Following his graduation from the Uni- 
versity of Pennsylvania he served as in- 
■-tructor in Latin 0922-28), assistant pro- 
icsor n928-.36). professor of Latin 09.36), 
.iKsistant director of admissions C1926-33), 
dean of the College of Liberal Arts for 
Women f 19.33-19.36), and in the later year 
became president of Girard College, one 
of the nation's best known schools for boys. 
Honorary degrees have been awarded him 
by Temple University, Ursinus College 
;ind the University of Pennsylvania, lie 
lias been d'-roraled with the Legion of 
Honor by the French Government. 

f^jng an active member of the General 
Alimini Society of the University of I'etm- 
• ylvania, he served as its president in 
1043 45. He is now a trustee at his alma 
maler. 

S K P T K .M II K K 1 I) i t 



Dr. Odgers has in the past served as 
president of St. Andrew's Society of Phil- 
adelphia, Numismatic and Antiquarian So- 
cietj' of Philadelphia, Presbyterian Social 
Union of Philadelphia, Beta Pi Chapter of 
Pi Kappa Alpha. He was formerly chair- 
man of Philadelphia Five-County District, 
Committee for Economic Development; 
Philadelphia Committee, Greek War Re- 
lief .A.ssociation; Mayor's Scholarship 
Committee, Philadelphia. 

Formerly a trustee or director of the 
Chamber of Cotnmerce of Philadelphia. 
Theodore Presser Foundation, Temple 
University. United War Chest of Phila- 
delphia. Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, 
Edwin Forrest Home for Retired Actors, 
he was a former vice president of France 
Forever. Philadelphia Chapter, 

Dr. Odgers is a meinber of Phi Beta 
Kappa, Pi Kappa Alpha. American Phil- 
ological Association. National Education 
Association, Association of American Uni- 
versity Professors. Headmasters' Club, 
L'Association Guillaume Bude of Paris, 
Philadelphia Country Club, Lenapc Club 
(Philadelphia), Rittenhouse Club (Phila- 
delphia), American Legion, Phi Delta 
Kappa, Newcomen Society of England, 
Philadelphia Branch of The English- 
Speaking Union of the United States. 

He has written three books, mostly of 
a biographical nature, Alexander Dallas 
Bache, Fifteen Hundred Looking On, Broth- 
ers of Girard, and numerous articles in pro- 
fessional journals and magazines. 

He is married to the former Frances 
Bunting of Philadelphia, a descendant of 
John Bartram. They have two children, 
Eleanor Bunting Odgers, 19, a student at 
the University of Pennsylvania, and John 
Bartram Odgers, 15. a student at Carson 
T-ong Military Academy. 

Dr. Odgers made a brief visit to the 
University during the summer session 
prior to a six-weeks vacation tour in 
Europe where he made brief stops in Scot- 



land, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and 
England. The Odgers family owns a 
summer residence at Cliff Island, Maine 
where they spend most of their vacations 
when not traveling abroad. 

In announcing his decision to accept 
the post of president of Bucknell, Dr. Od- 
gers commented as follows; "I am deeply 
honored bj' the invitation to become presi- 
dent of Bucknell University in view of the 
splendid accomplishments which have 
marked this 108-year old institution in the 
past and in view of its bright prospects for 
the future." 

"Bucknell has a great tradition for 
scholarships and service," he continued, 
"and I am looking forward to becoming 
a part of this fine college, the 100th char- 
tered in America." 

Editorializing in the Snnhnry Item, the edi- 
tor wrote : 

"The selection of Dr. Odgers as presi- 
dent of Bucknell underlines the fact that 
our University has been greatly blessed in 
the caliber of the men who have directed 
its destinies through the years. Dr. Od- 
gers will face an unmistakable challenge 
in the records of men like Dr. John How- 
ard Harris, whose long tenure, deep devo- 
t i o n a nd outstanding accomplishments 
marked a milestone in the progress of the 
LTniversity, and more recent predecessors 
including Dr. Horace A. Hildreth, now 
Ambassador to Pakistan, Dr. Herbert L. 
Spencer, who left the campus to become 
director of the Kress Foundation, and Dr. 
Arnaud C. Marts, one of the nation's best 
known counselors on public finance en- 
terprises. However, ' Dr. Odgers' back- 
ground of service to education covering 
32 years as college teacher and administra- 
tor qualifies him for carrying on a great 
tradition. A year's search by Bucknell's 
Board of Trustees for a man measuring up 
to the high standards established in the 
University's presidency has not been in 
vain." 




l>r MiTir >l OiIkit*,, iirfHlilrnl-i'lnl of IturkiH-ll I'lilvi-i hlty, lint] Mr. Wllliiim if. ('olcmiin, vice 
preHlUcnl in cliurgc of ucuUcinlc afTMlrn and dcuti of the collrK<>, confcrrtuK durlns tlic vIhU of Dr. OdgerN 
to the ckinpun in mid-July, 



ALUMNI WEEKEND -1954 




WILLIAM S. LIMING. President 

General Alumni Association 

Bucknell University 

William S. Liming '33 was unanimously elected 
president of the General Alumni Association dur- 
ing Alumni W^eekend in June. Bill is with the 
group insurance division of the Metropolitan Life 
Insurance Company in New York, serving as man- 
ager of benefit plan publicity and employee educa- 
tion services. 

Prior to service as a naval officer in World 
War II, he was in the writing and editing field in 
New Jersey and New York. As an undergraduate 
Bill, who specialized in journalism, edited both the 
BucknelUan and UAgenda. In addition to mem- 
bership in Tau Kappa Epsilon social fraternity, he 
belongs also to Pi Delta Epsilon, national honorary 
journalism fraternity, and to Sigma Tau Delta, 
honorary professional English fraternity. A fre- 
quent speaker at conferences of editors he was on 
the Board of Directors of the American Associa- 
tion of Industrial Editors and now serves as vice- 
president in charge of the Association's place- 
ment service. 

Bill is married to the former Ruth E. Rohr 
'34, popular class reporter for her class. They 
have two Bucknellians-to-be children, Ruth Gail, 
aged 11, and Robert Geoffrey, aged 7%. The Lim- 
ings live at East Williston, Long Island, New York 
where both are active in many phases of alumni 
work and helped to organize the Bucknell Alumni 
Club of Long Island. 

ALUMNI WEEKEND-19S4 again at- 
tracted a record breaking of alumni to the 
campus on June 11-14. Class presidents 
and reunion chairmen of the Emeritus Club 
and the Classes of 1899, 1904, 1909, 1914, 
1919, 1924, 1929, 1934, 1939, 1944, 1949, 
1953, and 1954 planned a full program of 
activities for the reunioners. Non-reunion 
class members of all years accounted for 
about 300 of the visitors in the total crowd 
of well over a thousand Bucknellians who 
sat down at the All-Alumni Luncheon on 
Saturday noon. A campus committee of 
students, faculty, and alumni, under the 
dynamic leadership of Raymond K. Irwin 
'47, made the campus arrangements for 
over thirty meetings during the gala week- 
end. 

Of course, the highlight of any class re- 
union is the fine glow of renewing college 
friendships but this year several features 
and at least one pleasant surprise added 
new zest to the time honored activities. 

GROUND BREAKING 

THE FEATURE of the Saturday morn- 
ing program was the impressive ceremony 
of ground-breaking for the $900,000 F. W. 
Olin Science Building. Dr. Charles S. 
Horn, president of the Olin Foundation 
returned to Bucknell to lift the first shovel- 
ful of earth from the site of the new 
building which will be located opposite the 

4 



Engineering Building. There to assist 
him were James O. Wynn, Esq., vice 
president and general counsel for the Olin 
Foundation; Dr. Joseph W. Henderson 
'08, acting president and chairman of the 
r>oard of Trustees of Bucknell; the Hon- 
orable Horace A. Hildreth, American Am- 
liassador to Pakistan and former president 
nf the University; Dr. William H. Cole- 
man, vice president in charge of academic 
.iffairs; and Dr. Dayton L. Ranck '16, vice 
president in charge of administrative af- 
fairs. Dr. W. Norwood Lowry '22, Dr. 
Lester Kieft, and Dr. William I. Miller 
'26 represented respectively the depart- 
ments of physics, chemistry and mathema- 
tics which will be housed in the new 
building. 

A PLEASANT SURPRISE 

THE WHOLE UNIVERSITY FAMILY 
was thrilled to have Ambassador and Mrs. 
Horace A. Hildreth on the campus for 
.\lumni Day. Dr. Hildreth, who last sum- 
mer left the presidency of Bucknell after 
four years of outstanding service, is Unit- 
ed States Ambassador to Pakistan. The 
Hildreths had flown from Karachi for a 
series of conferences with Department of 
State Officials in Washington and visited 
Bucknell before their return to Pakistan. 
Ambassador Hildreth, in acknowledging 




I'l. -hinil I iiiil\ I II. K,ll\ Jl V i~ .III IliL' 

ie.ci\in^ v..nil at the -\ll-.VIuinni LunLti._(.ii. .VL Icll, 
Roljert W. Thompson, Lewi.«burg, presenting the 
fiftieth anniversary gift of §305 from the Class of 
1904, anil, at right, Paul E. Fink, Montoursville, 
presenting the twenty-fifth anniversary gift of 
SI, 500 for the Class of 1929. Both gifts became 
part of the Bucknell Alumni Annual-Giving Fund. 

the standing ovation accorded him at the 
All-Alumni Luncheon probably made the 
shortest speech on record when he said, 
"This is just like coming home." 

LUNCHEON FEATURES FUN 

THE ALL-ALUMNI LUNCHEON 
where everybody sees everj'body, even 
though each class is seated as a group, 
provided a hilarious occasion for all with 
each crowd of reunioners trying to fly its 
class numerals highest via the balloon 
route. After a delicious lunch served in 
fine style by Mrs. Esther B. Long '47, di- 
rector of food services, with the aid of her 
staff augmented by a number of students, 
a minimum of time was devoted to greet- 
ings and announcements. Mrs. Emily 
Devine Kelly '21, retiring president of the 
General Alumni Association, who presided 
at the huge gathering in Davis Gym 
wielded the gavel without fear nor favor. 
In quick succession Buck Shott, alumni 
secretary, introduced the CJars's of 1954; 
Bob Kellar, 1954 class pre^ii€nt presented the 
Class gift of $1,700 to die used to equip the 
Bucknell Treasure Room in the Ellen 



Clark Bertrand Library ; to Dr. Hender- 
son, acting president, who responded with 
thanks and greetings; and vice presidents 
Coleman and Ranck extended words of 
greeting. After presentation of the distin- 
guished guests. Dr. Horn and Mr. Wynn, 
of the Olin Foundation, and Ambassador 
Hildreth, the twenty-fifth and fiftieth re- 
union classes were introduced by Mrs. 
Kelly. Another surprise was injected into 
the proceedings when Paul E. Fink, presi- 
dent of the 25th reunion Class of 1929 and 
Robert W. Thompson, president of the 
50th reunion Class of 1904 stepped to the 
speakers' platform and presented special 
anniversary gifts to the Bucknell Alumni 
Fund on behalf of their respective classes. 

DECKER NAMED 
ALUMNI TRUSTEE 

JOHN C. DECKER, ESQ. '36 was named 
for election to a five-year term as Alumni 
Trustee on the Board of Trustees of Buck- 
nell University by nation-wide alumni bal- 
loting. Mr. Decker, an attorney in Wil- 
liamsport, prominent in many activities 
in his undergraduate years, trained for the 
law at University of Pennsylvania, serving 
now as alumni adviser of Kappa Sigma 
fraternity, is the son of the late Oliver J. 
Decker, Esq. '99, who occupied the posi- 
tion of secretary of the Board of Trustees 
of the University for many years until his 
death in 1943. 

A roar of approval greeted the an- 
nouncement that Arthur R. Yon '17. genial 
owner of Hotel Flanders, Atlantic City, 
had been named recipient of the Bucknell 
Chair and Citation of 1954. This annual 
award is given iir recognition of outstand- 
ing achievement and service on behalf of 
the University and the General Alumni 
Association. 

Following the luncheon the visitors dis- 
persed to all points of the compass, the 
(Continued on Pages 8 and 9) 




ARTHUR R. YON '17 receiving the cuiigralula- 
tions of President Emily Devine Kelly '21 on win- 
ning tlie 1954 Alumni Achievement Award for Dis- 
tinguished Service to the University. Long active 
in many phases of alumni work. Art has served as 
president of the Bucknell Alumni Club of Atlantic 
City where he is the owner and operator of the 
Hotel Flanders. Guiding qualified students to 
Bucknell has been his chief hobby with faithful 
service on the Athletic Advisory Committee and on 
the Executive Committee of the Bison Club a close 
second. With he and his charming wife, Ysal>elle 
as host and hostess, Bucknell Weekends at Hotel 
Flanders liave become fabulous. His counsel in 
Plu Kappa Psi alumni affairs is sought and appre- 
ciated. 

SEPTEMBER 1954 



BiiekiielFs 104tli Coniniencemeiit Honors 415 Scholars 



DAVIS GYMNASIUM \Yas the scene of 
the 104th Annual Commencement Exer- 
cises on Monday morning June 14. De- 
grees were awarded to 415 persons, an in- 
crease of 28 over the previous year. Sen- 
iors earning bachelor's degrees totaled 377, 
with 34 members of the class cited for 
honors. Master's degrees were awarded 
to 31 scholars while seven honorary doc- 
torates were conferred. Thirty-three grad- 
uates, six with distinguished records, were 



out that her generosity has made possible 
the University's library which bears her 
name and paid tribute to "her fine quali- 
ties of mind and heart, her philanthropic 
spirit, and her abiding interest in the Uni- 
versity's welfare." 

The degree of Doctor of Divinity was 
awarded to Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, presi- 
dent of Morehouse College, Atlanta, 
Georgia, the baccalaureate speaker. He 
was cited "for courage in the face of diffi- 




THE PROCESSION OF GRADUATES 



~worn in at second lieutenants by Lt. 
Col. Roger A. Barnes, commanding ofificer 
o! Bucknell's ROTC. 



HONORARIES TO ROCKWELL, 
LIGHTON 

TWO BUCKXELL GRADUATES were 
among the recipients of honorary degrees. 
Doctor Leo L. Rockwell '07, who taught 
at Bucknell for 28 years prior to becom- 
ing professor of English and director of 
the School of Languages and Literature 
at Colgate University was cited as a 
"teacher, editor, and philologist who for 
nearly half a century has inspired in his 
students a respect for learning and for 
thoroughness in research," when present- 
ed for the degree of Doctor of Literature 
by Dr. William H. Coleman, vice presi- 
dent and dean of the college. Lester E. 
Lighten '20, a veteran of both world wars, 
when presented for the degree of Doctor 
'it Science, was cited as "a distinguished 
-on of Bucknell" and recommended for 
'his contribution in enlarging the resourc- 
es of modern engineering." Both men 
have a long record of service to Bucknell 
in all phases of alumni activity. Dr. Rock- 
well .served as editor of THE BUCK- 
N'EI-L ALLWfNL'S and now serves as 
president and reporter of his Class of 1907. 
\)r. Lighton has served as consultant on 
the cnginorring curriculum, as director of 
the ficncral Alumni Association and now 
•'•rvcs as president of the Philadelphia 
Bucknell Alumni Club. 

Professor Brand Blandshard, the com- 
mencement speaker, who is head of the 
department ol philosophy at Yale L'niver- 
sity, when presented for the Degree of 
l.>ortor of Humanities was riled for "ser- 
vire<i in making philosophy meaningful to 
• he uninitiated and for his preeminence as 
•I teacher and as a thinker." 

In prenenling Mrs. Kllen Clarke Ber- 
trand. New York, for the degree of Dor- 
tor of Humanities, Dr. Coleman pointed 

S V. V T p. M B P, R 10 .'. i 



culties, for distinguished service to his 
race, and for his moral and intellectual 
achievements." 

Thomas J. Watson, president of Inter- 
national Business Machines Corporation, 
presented for the degree of Doctor of 
Laws by Andrew J. Sordoni, Secretary of 
Commerce for Pennsylvania and a Buck- 
nell trustee, was cited by Dr. Joseph W. 
Henderson '08, chairman of the Bucknell 
Board of Trustees, who awarded the de- 
grees as acting president of Bucknell, for 
his "extensive efforts to improve human 
relations, his unique skill in handling vast 
business enterprises, and his deep interest 
in art, music and education." 



The degree of Doctor of Laws was con- 
ferred upon Blake Tewkesbury, president 
of Keystone Junior College, La Plume, 
formerly Keystone Academy, founded and 
presided over by John Howard Harris 
'69, who later became president of Buck- 
nell University. President Tewkesbury 
was cited for his constructive services to 
the institution he now heads. 

Dr. Blanshard, in his commencement 
address, "The concept of the Gentleman" 
declared that chivalrj' and honor, two 
priceless elements in our ideal of a gen- 
tleman, are deeply and particularly need- 
ed in our day. 

The baccalaureate speaker, Dr. Benja- 
min E. Mays, basing his address on a 
passage from St. Luke, relating to the 
fate of the rich man who ignored the beg- 
gar at his door, made a strong plea for 
the development of a social conscience, 

FACULTY PROMOTIONS 

PROMOTIONS FOR 17 MEMBERS 
of the LTniversity faculty were announced 
by acting President Joseph W. Hender- 
son at the Commencement Exercises. 

Promoted from associate professors to 
the rank of professor were Dr. Harold W. 
Heine, chemistry, and Dr. Hulda Magal- 
heas, physiology and hj'giene. 

Teachers promoted from assistant to as- 
sociate professors include: Miss Margaret 
L. Bryan, physical education; Robert M. 
Ewing, English; Miss Helen E. Kleinfel- 
ter, music education; Miss Harriet A. 
Love, economics; Dr. Robert F. McCune, 
physics; Dr. William K. Smith, mathema- 
tics; Charles F. Stickney, physics; and Dr. 
Bennett R. Willeford, chemistry. 

Promoted from the rank of instructor 
to that of assistant professor were David 
L. Bowler, electrical engineering; Benton 
A. Kribbs, physical education; Robert E. 
Maurer, English; Harvey M. Powers, Jr., 
English; Ralph Rees, English; Neil F. 
Shiffler, economics, and Robert E, Slon- 
aker, Jr., chemical engineering. 




Kriliilciils (if liuiiiiriiry iJiKriis. Irtl lo rlidil: Dr. ISrunit llhinnliiirii, Ihc nonimcncrniiiit »pr:ilur; 
hr. Itrnjarnin .Vjivn, Ihi- lii.ii iiliiiiriiilc siirakcr; Mrs. Klliii (liirkr Mirlraiid. Illulic Tl-wli»liury, Or. .loKcpli 
W. lllrinl.-ri.oii 'OH, iiclliiK prcilili'iil of till' II ii I vc' r» 1 1 y; I,. li, l,l|(Iitoii 'lid, I,i;o I-. Rocltwcll '07, uiidl 
Tbomaii Watnon. 



SPORTS 



FOOTBALL PROSPECTS 

by Harry Lawrence^ 
Head Football Coach 

The 1954 season promises an interesting 
and difficult series of hurdles. Boston Uni- 
versity and Albright College will be the 
newcomers to the schedule. Of our tra- 
ditional opponents Colgate, with Ail- 
American quarterback Dick Lalla at the 
helm, once again looms as a most formid- 
able opponent. 

Lafayette, our Homecoming foe, is defi- 
nitely on the comeback trail and has a big 
experienced junior team ready to pick up 
where it left off last Fall. Temple, Dela- 
ware, Gettysburg, Lehigh and Muhlenberg 
all seem to have the necessary nucleus for 
top teams in 1954. 

As for the "Bisons," graduation and 
drop-outs has dealt lightly with us this 
year. The Herd will have more depth 
and experience than last year, and the 
squad is determined to make amends for 
its first losing season in years. John 



Chironna was unanimously elected Cap- 
tain and he promises a spirited, fighting 
ball club. 

Veteran players returning are: Jack 
Flurer, Bob Antkowiak, Dick Klaber, Ken 
Tashjy, ends; Marion Minker, Ronnie 
Lloyd, Joe Brune, tackles; John Chironna, 
Hank Popek, Art Kinney, Jack Wine- 
brenner, guards; Roy Gavert, Hank Ow- 
ens, Charlie Wolfe, centers; Bill Cody, 
Bob Sierer, Dick McCartney, Ron Hen- 
dricks, Bob Ford, George Klauder, Moe 
Finklestein, backs. 

New to the varsity will be about fifteen 
inembers of last year's frosh squad. These 
boys showed to good advantage in the 
Spring work-outs and while in general 
they are very green, several promising 
players will give the veterans a real fight 
for position; and all will help to add depth 
and spirit to the squad. 

The varsity coaching staff will be the 
same as last year, with Bill Lane coach- 
ing line and Smokey Ostendarp coaching 
backfield. Ben Kribbs will again coach 



OPENER AT HERSHEY 

Team followers should remember 
that the opening football game with 
Muhlenberg is scheduled for the Her- 
shey Sports Stadium at Hershey on 
Saturday evening, September 25. Those 
desiring football tickets in the Buck- 
nell section should send their orders 
with check (at $2.50 each) to Buck- 
nell University, Attention of Albert E. 
Humphreys, Director of Athletics, 
without delay. 



freshmen, but for the first time, will have 
assistance in the person of Franny Hatton, 
former Sunbury High School coach. Fran- 
ny will coach the frosh line. 

The sheer speed of Myers and Talmage 
days is not available to the 1954 squad, 
but most of the other ingredients are pres- 
ent; and the Herd is definitely in a posi- 
tion to improve on its 1953 performance. 



TICKETS 

In accordance with the wishes of the alumni and students, we have shifted the 
students, team and band back to the West side of the stadium. 

The students and faculty have sections D, E, and F and alumni sections B and C, 
which includes seats from the 10 to 45 yard line. Alumni will have choice of above 
seats or fifty-yard line seats on the press box side of the stadium. Please indicate your 
preference on the application below. 

If you want to make certain of choice seats for the opener, Dad's Day and Home- 
coming, it is advisable to get your ticket order in early. 

A special section on the forty-five yard line will be reserved for the class (of 
fifty members or more) having the highest percentage of contributors. 

To receive above priorities, application accompanied by check or money order 
must be in Athletic Office by October 2. Please signify on application. 



Order Your Football Tickets Early 

1954 Football Ticket Order Blank 

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY 



Last Name 


First 




Middle 


Class 


Street 




Cit.v 




State 


Seat Preference 


West Side 




East Side 


Best Available Seat 
Irrespective of Side 



(Check Choice) 










Date 


Game 


No. Tickets 


Reserve Price 


Amount 


*Oct. 2 


Gettysburg 




$2.50 




Oct. 9 


Lehigh (Dad's Day) 




$2,50 




Oct. 23 


Lafayette (Homecoming) 




$3.00 




Nov. 13 


Albright 




$2.50 




*Night 


TOTAL 









Make checks payable to BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY— INTERCOLLEGIATE 

ATHLETICS. Return order blanks to Albert E. Humphreys, Director of Athletics. 

Tickets will be sent by insured mail. 

6 



SOCCER 

The varsity soccer team under the able tu- 
torship of Hank Peters will open the season 
against two of the leading teams in the East, 
Penn State and Temple University. Such 
stiff competition should put them in good 
stead for their following seven games with 
teams in the Middle Atlantic Conference. 

Schedule — 
Oct. 2 — Pennsylvania State . . . Penn State 

Oct. 8 — Temple Home 

Oct. 12— Wilkes Wilkes-Barre 

Oct. 16 — Washington Home 

Oct. 22 — Johns Hopkins Baltimore 

Oct. 30 — Gettysburg Home 

Nov. 6 — Western Maryland Home 

Nov. 13 — Franklin & Marshall ...Lancaster 
Nov. 20 — Delaware Newark, Del. 



1954 Football Schedule 


*Sept. 25- 


-Muhlenberg . Hershey 


Oct. 


2- 


-Gettysburg Home 


Oct. 


9- 


-Lehigh (Dad's Day) 

Home 


Oct. 


16- 


-Temple Philadelphia 


Oct. 


23- 


-Lafayette, 

HOMECOMING 


Oct. 


30- 


-Boston U. 

Braves Field, Boston 


Nov. 


6- 


-Colgate 

Hamilton, N. Y. 


Nov. 


13- 


-Albright Home 


Nov. 


20- 


-Delaware 

Newark, Del. 


* Night Games 



SEPTEMBER 1954 



Dad's Day-October 9 

Dads accompanied by mothers, of course, 
will take over the Bucknell Campus on Sat- 
urday. October 9, 1954, for the celebration 
of the 16th Annual Dad's Day. Following 
the meeting of the Board of Directors of the 
Fathers' Association in the Lewisburg Club, 
131 Market St.. at 10:45 a. m.. there will be 
a Fathers" Luncheon. The self-introduction 
of Dads, now a tradition at the luncheon, 
will be a feature of the occasion when new 
officers for 1954-1955 will be elected. 

Following the luncheon the parents will 
attend the football game in Memorial Sta- 
diimi, where Lehigh University will be the 
opponent. An evening of entertainment is 
scheduled for Davis Gymnasium at 8 :00 p. m. 
At tliis meeting a plaque commemorating 
the parents' part in the rebuilding of Taylor 
Hall will be presented. The Bucknell Uni- 
versity Men's and Women's Glee Clubs will 
sing. Dean Malcolm Musser. chairman of 
the Board of Directors of the Fathers' Asso- 
ciation, will present plaques to former Presi- 
dents of the Association. 

Although Dad's Day is dedicated to all 
the Fathers of Bucknell students, the Moth- 
ers are cordially invited to attend. The 
Fathers' Association and the students are 
especially anxious to have the parents of this 
year's freshman class visit the Bucknell 
Campus on Dad's Day. 

If you have a son or daughter at Buck- 
nell, why not ask them to make room reser- 
vations for you in Lewisburg. You can 
secure your meals at the University's cafe- 
teria. 

Bucknell University and her student body 
are looking forward to welcoming over a 
thousand parents to the Campus on October 
8 and 9, 1954. 



They Represented Bucknell 

Alumni from coast to coast continue to 
serve alma mater in many ways. Since 
last Spring the following Alumni appeared 
at president inaugurations and celebrations 
r>n behalf of Bucknell University: Dr. Ken- 
neth F. Herrold '36 at Columbia University 
and Pratt Institute ; Dr. Gordon Brownell 
'43 at State Teachers College, Salem, Mass. ; 
Dr. John S. Fetter '32 at Jeflferson Medical 
0)llege; Dr. David A. Culp '41 at Simpson 
College: Dr. Fmma E. Dillon '15 at Wo- 
man's Medical College of Pennsylvania ; Dr. 
A. A. Allc-n '22 at New York University ; 
Dr. Herlx:rt A. Haslem '23 at Lincoln Uni- 
versity: Mr. Douglas M. Brown '45 at Utah 

-tate .Agricultural College; Mr. William 
' layton '49 at Agricultural and Meclianical 
College of Texas; Rev. Fvmil Kontz '28 at 
K;ilamaz')f) College; Mr. George M. An- 

lrcw<i '41 at the Univcr.sity of the State of 
.'.'cw York in Albany, New York; Dr. James 
F. Olli-y '42 at Berry .Schofjls and College ; 
iJr. Thomas J. S. Ilcim '21) at Pcnn.sylvania 
.Military College; Rev. Donald C. Ward '40 
at Hebron Academy; Rev. P'inley M, Keecli 
'49 at I'randci> University; and Mr. Ivugene 
l-cvitt '44 at WilmintttoM CiMri/t: in Wil- 
mington, Ohio. 

S P. P T K M n P. K I •, i 



HOMECOMING -OCTOBER 23 

Already a large committee of Alumni, students, faculty, and town residents are at 
work making arrangements to properly welcome and entertain you on the campus Home- 
coming Weekend, October 23. 

All of the features that make Homecoming one of Bucknell's three big celebration 
days (the other two are Alumni Reunion Weekend at the June Commencement and Bucknell's 
Birthday in February) will be included again this year. The program shapes up as follows: 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1954 

PEP RALLY AND BONFIRE 



SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1954 

BISON CLUB BREAKFAST 

• • • 

GUIDED TOUR OF NEWLY REBUILT TAYLOR HALL 

• * • 
HOMECOMING PARADE OF FLOATS 

• • • 

ALL ALUMNI LUNCHEON 

• • • 

FOOTBALL GAME — BUCKNELL VS. LAFAYETTE 

• * • 

BISON ROUND-UP AND RECEPTION 

■*• * • 

CAMPUS ENTERTAINMENT AND DANCE 



For those who have made Homecoming a regular visiting day on the campus no 
further invitation is necessary. For Alumni and friends who have not been back for Home- 
coming for a long time, let us assure you that it will be a long-remembered occasion. More 
and more Bucknellians are acclaiming Homecoming as a Reunion Day — an excellent oppor- 
tunity to renew friendships and meet and relax with classmates. 

This year a special reunion of the Bucknell USAACS — members of tlie United States 
Army Ambulance Corps in World War I will reune and have a special dinner on Saturday 
night. 

To make adequate provision for everybody please send the reservation form printed at 
the bottom of this column. 



Even though your plans may be tentative, please mail this reservation TODAY and 
guarantee yourself a share in the program and also assist us in planning your accommoda- 
tions. Although we will do our best— WE CANNOT GUARANTEE RESERVATIONS 
RFCRIVKD AFTER OCTOBER 13. 



HOMECOMING RESERVATION 
OCTOBER 23, 1954 

I'lea.se reserve tickets for the HOMECOMING l.UNC 

Saturday, October 23, 1954, at Davis (jym. 



ICON, 



Please reserve tickets for the BISON CLUB BREAKFAST, 

.Saturday, October 23, 19S4, at Lewisljurg CIuli. 



NAM I', ri'riiil) 



CLASS 



ADDKICSS 

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Altiinlil Odli'i-, nurkncll University, J,vwM»irK, I'll., NOW. .feud your 
ForrcMt I), FIrowii, Ni-rrclary, (!lirtHllfin AHsncliitloii). 



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EMERITUS CLUB 




Twenty-three members of the Emeritus 
Club ranging in classes from 1890 to 1903 
gathered under the leadership of President 
John I. Woodruff '90, with Dr. Mark C. 
Ebersole, assistant professor of religion, as 
faculty host. Mrs. Jane Fowler Bullis '03, 
who became eligible for membership just last 
year probably traveled the greatest distance 
coming from Whittier, Calif., to attend her 
first meeting as a member of the Emeritus 
Club. Jay Bond '03, also a new member of 
the Emeritus Club, attended, setting an ex- 
ample that should be followed by new elig- 



ible members— the example of becoming af- 
filiated with the Emeritus Club as soon as 
possible after the 50th reunion of the class. 
(Are you listenin', Class of 1904?) After the 
meeting the veterans led the parade to the 
All-Alumni Luncheon in the gym and later 
gathered at the Taylor St. House for their 
social gathering. 

Officers elected are president, Prof. Frank 
M. Simpson '95, Lewisburg; vice president. 
Dr. Mabel Grier Lesher '01, Lewisburg; sec- 
retary, John M. Gundy '97, Lewisburg; trea- 
surer, B. Meade Wagenseller '95, Selinsgrove. 



CLASS OF 1904 




CLASS R 



Several firsts were established when the 
Class of 1904 gathered for its 50th reunion. 
Certainly no 50-year class ever looked as 
snappy as the 04ers looked in their kelly 
green Alpine hats bedecked with red feathers. 
Another notable first was the 50th anniver- 
sary gift to the Bucknell Alumni Fund estab- 
lished by the Class of 1904. Not all the re- 
unioners arrived in time for the picture; the 
class registration showed at least 20 class- 
mates and guests in attendance. Coxy 



CLASS OF 1909 




The 45th reunion of the Class of 19C 
the campus of Bucknell University has 
become history, but what memories for t 
of us who were there! We came from 
necticut, Florida, Kentucky, Massachu i 
Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania. A 
swering present were: Mary Meyer Al' 
Herman Fritz, Eunice Hall Johnson, Cl.»w 
Lepperd, Dolly Leopold Lillienthal, John 
Shirley, Stanton Smith, Eugene Van Wl 
Mabel Slout Weeter, and Ida Sames Ycag 
The following were there too bringing w: 
them their better or worse halves, as thf 
may be: George Ballets, Ansley Cla; 
Grace Wolfe Crandall, Sarah Walters 1 
land, William Leiser, Albert Waffle O 
Guy Payne, Hannah Mervine Shultz, I 
tine Hyatt Villalon, Myrtle Walkinsh: 
Shupe, Norman Wilkinson and Hel 
Youngken. We were sorry to hear that Ne 
ton Fetter, New York, and Don Humm 
fornia, on their way to the reunion wer 
en ill and had to return home. We r 
them indeed and are hoping that by 
they are quite well again. 



Thompson ruled with an iron hand, ably as- 
sisted by Dave Robinson and Caroll Caru- 
thers. Dave came from Florida for the re- 
union and following his week's visit in Lew- 
isburg he and Mrs. Robinson proceeded to 
the Maine coast where Dave unfortunately 
developed an abscess that landed him in the 
Portsmouth (N. H.) hospital. We are glad 
to report however that Dave is now recov- 
ered and feeling fine again. 



ALUMNI WEEKEND — 19:54 

(Continued from Page /,) 

twelve reunion classes going to the 
planned social gatherings on and of tl 
campus, while others spread to the librai 
exhibits, the ball game, the golf cours 
or just reminisced along the Old-Foi 
Mile. Later in the day the crowd was o 
cupied with fraternity and sorority syr 
posia. Cap and Dagger Play and the Jar 
boree and Entertainment Program. Mer 
bers of Delta Theta Upsilon, a loca" fr 
ternity which flourished on the ca.np 
from 1903 until 1918 held a special reuni( 
dinner under the guiding hand of Frai 
R. Hean, Esq. '12. Emeriti professo 
of engineering, Frank M. Simpson '9i ai 
Frank E. Burpee '01 were feted at a dinn 
given by several of their former studer 
of the first engineering class gradi;atf 
headed by Lewis F. Lyne, Jr. '14. 

Sunday and Monday of Alumni \/ee 
end were devoted to Baccalaureate a 
Commencement. 

SEPTEMBER 195 t 



UNIONS 



CLASS OF 1914 




A thank you from all of us to Dr. and Mrs. 
Hugh D. Sims of the faculty for being so 
gracious as host and hostess to our class. 
We greatly appreciate their kindness and 
hope to see them again in 1959. 

At 3:00 P. M.. Saturday, we gathered at 
the German House for a delightful tea. The 
hostesses were Mrs. William Leiser and Mrs. 
Guy Payne assisted by their husbands. Eve- 
rybody came earh- and stayed to chatter and 
reminisce. 

This is being written on a perfect day in 
July in this beautiful village of Little Valley, 
N. Y. We keep wondering whether it could 
be that other classmates are living nearby. If 
so, we certainly are sorry to miss v'ou while 
on our visit here. Send us a letter instead. 

As this year we shall aim to have some 
class news in every number of THE BUCK- 
NELL ALUMNUS, please keep it rolling in 
to your grateful reporter. 

— Sarah Walters He.^dlaxd, 

Reporter. 



ELECTION RESULTS 

RESULTS OF ELECTIONS held 
earlier in the day were announced by Mrs. 
Kelly. Chosen to lead the General Alum- 
ni Association during the coming year 
were William S. Liming 'ii, president, 
John F. Worth 'i7, first vice president, and 
Mrs. John A. Rhodes (Helen E. Bodinc 
'20), second vice president. Alumni elect- 
ed to serve three year terms on the Board 
of Directors of the General Alumni Asso- 
ciation were: Nfrs. Charles E. Copeland 
(Amorita Scsingcr '22), Jackson Heights, 
N. Y.; Wilmcr D. Grculich '34, Wynne- 
wood; J. Norman iJavics '20, Pittsburgh; 
W. Carl Sprout '08, Harrisburg. and Fran- 
cis B. Haas, Jr. '47, Harrisburg. 

They replace: Paul E. Fink '29, Mon- 
.iirsvillc; Mrs. J. B. Kelly '21, New York, 
Y.; Lawrence M. Kimball '23, Vine- 
land, \. J,; Daniel M. Roop '45, Danville, 
and Kenneth W. Slifcr '26, Woodbury, 
• J. 

•> V. V T K M It K K I 5 i 




The "40th" is history — and a good time 
was had by all. Appro.ximately forty — (one 
for every year) — of us were back for reunion. 
Friday evening a merry crowd ate supper to- 
gether in the men's dining hall. LTniversity 
Avenue — the old Miller home to us. Satur- 
day morning, in room 107 Vaughan Building, 
we assembled for a business meeting. We 
were greeted bj' prexy Riley with the words 
"we don't look so good." He was promptly 
boo-ed down. We felt good and we looked 
GOOD. If you don't believe it look at our 
picture! We re-elected all officers and even 
added a treasurer, Mary Kunkle, to handle 
our growing funds. 

After ceremonies for the new science build- 
ing, we joined the marchers on the way to 
the gym and lunch. We filled two tables and 
can still cheer as lustily as the best of them. 

Sixth Street House was ours for the after- 
noon. Edna Whittam Glover outdid herself. 
She arranged a wonderful party with punch, 
cookies and all the trimmin's. She was 
unanimously re-elected chairman on arrange- 
ments for all time to come. Crissy delighted 
us with movies of our 25th and a jolly hour 



was spent in telling stones ot college days. 
Sammy Markowitz topped with his tales of 
the pea-green freshman. The old one-how 
he paid 25c for his radiator but how he 
wised up when the bold soph wanted him 
to pay $1.00 for the wall-paper. A little of 
the green had faded and he saved his money 
by telling the salesman to take the paper. 
Harry Weaver thanked one and all for help- 
ing us celebrate our 36th wedding anniver- 
sary. I thank you too. You didn't know it 
but 'tis true. 

Reluctantly we knew the hour had come to 
part. With farewells and one more happy 
memory of old Bucknell to stow away, we 
disperse. So adieu, a fond adieu, till we meet 
again. 

Corrected Address: Helen Ott Oesterle 
(Mrs. Eric), 114 E. 188th St., New York 68, 
N. Y. Apologies for this error and any 
others that mav' appear in "Who's Who '14 
B. U." Our thanks to Mr. Shott and the 
alumni office staff for mailing copies to 
absentees. 

— Dora Hamler Weaver, 
Reporter. 



CLASS OF 1919 




The 1919er3 turned out in goodly numbers 
for the meeting at the Vaughan Literature 
Building — 31 of them with 21 wives and 
children^ — although 22 more who had hoped 
to come, were unable to get there. It was 
the best attendance at a reunion that we have 
ever had. 



We were joined by Toniiny Maiigan, Ed 
Ashman, Joe Dent, and Don f^aher, who had 
all started out with us, but because of World 
War I service had finished ui) with later 
classes. In fact we tried lo ring Buck Shott 
in with us and he went so far as to wear the 
1919 Derby with us, We made a good show- 



ing in the parade down the Hill to the Gym, 
though we couldn't match the 1929 Ford that 
the '29 class had. 

There was the usual good food at the 
Luncheon and then we adjourned to the 
Edwards House for a social hour. Sam 
Abrams showed us that he is still a master 
at the piano, and sprung a surprise on us by 
doing several piano duets with his attractive 
daughter, who seems to have inherited Red's 
talent with the keys. 

A roll call of all members of the class was 
made by the permanent Class President, 
Frank Jones, and information pooled by all 
present with regard to any absentees. Al- 
though most of what we know has come in 
through answers to the 35-Year L'Agenda, 
we must acknowledge that Tommy Mangan 
has probably seen or talked to more of our 
classmates than anyone else in the last few 
years, by making it a point to look up Buck- 
nellians whenever he travels. 

Until a volunteer comes forward, Frank 
Jones will act as reporter, so write him news 
for 1919. The 3S-Year L'Agenda with write- 



ups of almost half the class can be called a 
success to judge from the comment about it. 
There are about 35 copies of the 35- Year 
L'Agenda on hand. If you have not yet re- 
ceived one you may obtain a copy b3r sending 
$1.00 to John H. Shott, Alumni Secretary, 
Bucknell University. 

With half the class contributing to the 
Alumni Fund, the total and percentage for 
the 5'ear surpasses anything previously done 
by 1919. Hurray for our side! 

Frank Rorabach and Ben Markowitz came 
all the way east for the reunion from Bloom- 
ington, Illinois, but Charlie Wainwright came 
a greater distance — from Winter Haven, 
Florida, where he is a state highway engi- 
neer. Norman Finger and Harry Angel had 
to come to this reunion to find that they have 
worked for the same company (Bethlehem 
Steel) for many years! And your reporter 
hadn't seen any of the five since 1919 except 
Harry. 

— Franklin D. Jones, 

President. 



CLASS RE 



CLASS OF 1924 




"Ain't it funny that some folks you can't 
miss. 
An' some folks you jus' miss a pile 
An' the folks that you can't miss you see lots, 
An' the other folks, once in awhile." 

— Carrie Jacobs Bond 

Alumni Day, June twelfth, will long be 
remembered by forty-four members of the 
Class of 1924. The committee, for our thir- 
tieth reunion worked for months on plans to 
make this one surpass all others. In fact, 
the warning to list all members as deceased, 
unless the questionnaires were answered, 
brought prompt results! 

Our first meeting, Friday evening, was an 
outdoor buffet dinner at the Milton Country 
Club. The weather was perfect, the setting 
ideal, and those reminiscing found the words 
of Carrie Jacobs Bond all too true. 

Alumni Day, Saturday, was one round of 
activities from early breakfast at the Bison to 
the closing of the Jamboree in Davis Gym 
that evening. Our business meeting was 
highlighted by receiving our souvenir book- 
lets, canes, balloons and badges (our official 
insignia for the Alumni Parade), our class 

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picture and the election of officers. (By the 
way, if any member paid for a booklet and 
did not receive it, please get in touch with 
Mrs. W. Calver Moore, 446 S. 49th Street, 
Philadelphia, Penna.) Class • officers elected 
were as follows: president, Edwin D. Robb; 
vice president, Foster D. Jemison; secretary, 
Mrs. Clarence Shaffer ; treasurer. Rev. R. O. 
Hudson; class reporter, Mrs. Paul J. Cupp; 
class fund manager. Dr. Merl G. Colvin. 

The Alumni Luncheon was the usual hap- 
py affair at which time one had the pleasure 
of seeing, meeting, and talking with dear 
friends of other classes. This was truly a 
grand introduction to the family party which 
followed immediately afterwards at Walker 
House, attended by seventy-four husbands, 
wives and children. 

The Jamboree, in the gym that evening, 
and the play, "Othello", climaxed the day's 
activities. Everyone who returned to Buck- 
nell declared our thirtieth reunion the best 
ever and faithfully promised to return to the 
next one! 

— Louise Benshoff Cupp, 
Reporter. 



CLASS OF 1929 




What a glorious "6000 years" the class: of 
1929 has had! Who would have dreamed 
that out of our depression class would have 
come famous doctors, prominent lawyers, 
nationally known business executives, teach- 
ers, community leaders, and last, but not 
least, the able circulation manager of Wil- 
liamsport's Grit — our own President Paul? 
Yes, all have done well. 

Your reporter is so enthused about every 
minute of the reunion that she is a bit be- 
wildered where to begin her story. On Fri- 
day evening, we found Martha Von Neida 
Waterbury on duty at the reception desk, 
greeting one and all as they came in to regis- 
ter in old Carnegie Library. Of course, your 
president Paul E. Fink and "Yours Truly" 
were on hand also. 

Saturday's activities started off with a class 
meeting in the new Bertrand Library, where 
Prof. Clyde Burgee welcomed class mem- 
bers, wives, husbands and children on behalf 
of our beloved University. 

At this time the reunion booklet, "6000 
Years of the Class of 1929", was presented. 
Your reporter takes pride in the excellent 
work done by our president and Emily Wil- 
liams Riemensynder on this issue of L'Agenda, 
twenty-five years later. They both deserve 
our thanks. 

The next order of business was the election 
of class officers. The following officers were 
elected by acclamation: president, Paul Fink; 



Coming Events 

PENNSYLVANIA BAPTISTS— the Penn- 
sylvania Baptist Convention will be held in 
Wilkes-Barre, and Bucknellians and their 
friends are gathering for a dinner meeting on 
Wednesday evening, October 20. Bucknellians 
attending the convention and Alumni from the 
local Wilkes-Barre area and their guests J re 
cordially invited to attend the dinner and briig 
their friends. The Bucknell University Chai»el 
Choir, under the direction of Mr. William D. 
McRae, Jr., will appear on the program of the 
convention. 

SEPTEMBER 1954 



UNIONS 



CLASS OF 1934 




V ce president, William "Turk" Jones; sec- 
rctarj'-treasurer, Thelma J. Showalter. 

Following the meeting, we adjourned to 
toe front of the Literature Building where 
lurk had a 1929 model Ford in action. Those 
of you who were not with us on June 12 will 
have an opportunity to see it in the class 
picture. Our boy Turk really did a bang-up 
job toward making our 25th a big success. 
I ater. he along with Bill Mahood and John- 
nie Gittens rode in st3-le in our Ford to the 
.■\Iumni Luncheon. The highlight of the 
luncheon for the Class of '29 was the presen- 
tation of a check in the amount of $1500 by 
our president to the Alumni Fund. We are 
justly proud of the fact that ours was the first 
class to make a contribution as a class to the 
Fund. We trust that it will serve as an 
inspiration to other reuning classes in the 
future. 

From the luncheon, we moved on to the 
Milton Country Club, where good fellowship 
ruled supreme as long as even two members 
of the class remained. 

Yes. it was truly a big day. Your reporter 
wishes that she had the gift to write so that 
each of you who missed being with us might 
in some small way live for a few moments the 
joy and happiness of our "Day of Days." 

May I confess that in the midst of a rather 
busy life, your reporter finds herself dream- 
ing up ideas for our 30th in 1959. 

— TiiKf..MA J. Showalter, Reporter. 



IfarolJ Cimii '16 Moves Ahead 
W illj .Now Dream Highway 

Word comes from New Jersey that new 

- rirlo arc Ixring made on the Garden State 

I'arkway. Harold W. Giffin '16, is Chief F.ngi- 

iiccr of the Authority set up to builrl anrl operate 

the I'arkway — a new dream highway being 

lodcllcd with an eye toward the future. When 

>mpletc, the parkway will cmho<]y 165 miles 

ctwcen Bergen and Ca|K: May countie.'s. Sing- 

i.i(j sh'iulders, prcstres.'itd concrete bridge.s, and 

r 'fleeting curb.* arc features inrluded for the 

' mvcnicncc and safjrty of t'xlay'if drivers. 

SEPTEMDKK 1094 




Twenty-nine members of the Class of '34 
returned to Bucknell with, perhaps, a feeling 
of turning back the clock. Each one of us 
was a bit apprehensive. Time can be not 
only a healer, but a devastation on hair lines 
and waist lines ! 

When we gathered in the Ellen Clarke 
Bertrand Library, it seemed that the clock 
had really stopped in 1934. The women 
looked like "Sem Gems" and the men were 
handsome! 

Sanford Barcus presided at the meeting 
and introduced our Faculty Host, Professor 
John Gold. A message from President Eddie 
Myers was read and we regret that he was 
unable to be with us because he was at work 
on the new labor contract for United States 
Steel. 

An election was held with the following 
officers elected: president, Edward C. Myers; 
vice president, Sherburne B. Walker; secre- 
tary, Marie Steinbach Fox; treasurer, Vin- 
cent B. Wayland; class fund manager, Frank 
E. Gerlitz, Jr.; class reporter, Ruth Rohr 
Liming. 



Dorothy Kester was the member who had 
travelled farthest in order to attend. Dotty 
is doing a marvelous job as coordinator of 
speech education in the public schools of 
Akron, Ohio. 

Most of us were quite surprised and very 
pleased to hear that we have money in our 
Class Treasury. After discussion, it was 
decided to keep the money for another five 
years and then decide on its disposition. 

Walter Ruch did a magnificent job of edit- 
ing the reunion booklet. We are listed bio- 
graphically and statistically as "a preponder- 
ately church-going. Republican, child-rear- 
ing, middle class, club-joining, car and home- 
owning group." 

We really had a marvelous time! We 
chattered, wore Lidian Headdresses, marched 
in a parade, sent up balloons, and later had a 
purely social meeting. Sherb Walker will be 
in charge of Hospitality at our 25th and its 
not too early now to plan to "Shine in '59." 

— Marie Steinbach Fox, 
Secretary. 



CLASS OF 1939 




The meeting opened with a pleasant greet- 
ing from our president, Jack Gaiilt, who then 
asked if there was a report on a previous 
meeting. There was none, so the first order 
of business was the election of new officers. 
The new officers are: president, Hob Smith; 
vice president, Bernice Henry Ralhmill; 
secretary, Mildred Stabler (iollnicU; trea- 
surer, Kurt Manrodl, Jr.; class fund manager, 
Leonard O. I'Viedman; class reporter, Davi' 
|}agcnstose. 

The formal business over, llu' ineeliiig re- 
solved itself into a real reunion, with the 
members present each introducing Ihem- 
sclves, giving a short history of their 15 



years as alumni — where they lived, wlial tliey 
were doing, and the status of their families. 

lUid Uunhani, from IJetroit, Mich, came 
the farthest of those who made the meeting, 

ICveryone was amazed at the size of some 
of the families produced by (juite a few of 
our 39'ers! 

Dave Bagcnslose received much deserved 
praise for (he reunion book. ICveryoiic .-igreed 
that it was a grand job. 

The meeling was adjourned so that we 
could get down to the lawn in front of the 
l.iteraturr liuildiiig for our class picture. 
MiMiui',1) Stami.kk Goi.i.nick, 
Secretary. 

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CLASS OF 1944 




Our 10th reunion is now a part of the past, 
but like Freshman Week in 1940 through 
Commencement in 1944, a very memorable 
part, thanks to the 26 members who jour- 
neyed from all corners to make it so. 

Perhaps we were all fooling ourselves, but 
it was agreed generally that everyone was 
recognizable and ten years had wrought no 
great change. However, we all seemed to 
appear more normal by Saturday night, hav- 
ing acquired that lack-of-sleep look symbolic 
of the years 1940-44. One of the nicest 
phases (to me, anyway) was the way we all 
just sort of "took up" where we left 10 years 
ago, and in several instances became better 
acquainted with some whose paths seldom 
crossed ours while we were in school. It 
was also nice meeting the wives and husbands 
who hadn't gone to Bucknell and who were 
so tolerant of the rest of us! The weekend 
was just wonderful, and I'm all ready to start 
campaigning for 1959. 

At our business meeting on Saturday 
morning Bill Schnure took over in Hank 
Puff's absence, with the following officers 
elected: president, Mai Lewis Strittmatter; 
vice president. Bob Baker; treasurer. Bill 
Schnure; secretary, Janet Leach; fund man- 
ager, Ray Irwin; and I was blessed again 
with Class Reporter. (Speaking of Ray, he 
was chairman of the entire Commencement 
and Reunion weekend, and did a terrific job 



... '44 was mighty proud.) The meeting 
should be classified as basically social, al- 
though we did vote unanimously to send two 
telegrams to absent members . . . one to 
Bob Keegan who was to pitch against the 
N. Y. Yankees the next afternoon, and the 
other to Dr. Gordon Brownell who had been 
invited to California to present his latest 
advancements in cancer research before the 
American Medical Association. 

Hope we're all recognizable in the picture. 
The few who didn't make it in time to be 
photographed were Gene Matthews, Jim 
Brady, Nip Edmunds, Jack Stockton, and 
Ray Irwin. 

Without question, the ones who traveled 
farthest to be with us were Sandy Sanger 
and his wife all the way from California. 
Had we the means to award prizes, the sec- 
ond one would have gone to the Gene Levitts 
and their two sons for a 550 mile journey 
from Ohio. 

Everything was arranged wonderfully by 
the LTniversity (AND Ray!) and the lunch- 
eon (1026 people there) was perfect. So, it 
isn't too early to look ahead and start think- 
ing of our 15th. We missed so many of you 
who couldn't come, but certainly enjoyed 
being with the ones who did . . . and thank 
you again and again for making the weekend 
so memorable. 

— Honey Rhinesmith Baker, 

Reporter. 



CLASS RE 



June 12th! What a beautiful spring day! 
And what a wonderful day for our class 
reunion ! 

For some of the Class of '49 the reunion 
may have started Friday night but for most 
of us Saturday was the big day. At first 
things seemed a little strange to us since a 
new library and a new Lambda Chi Alpha 
house had appeared on the campus. Soon, 
however, we saw familiar faces and we were 
home again. 

Our first meeting of the returning mem- 
bers was held in Vaughan Literature Build- 
ing in the morning. Robert Camac, presi- 
dent, presided at the meeting. We were 
proud to see about 59 people here. The 
number at this meeting was not, to be sure, 
all who were back because many of the class 
did not appear on the campus until later that 
afternoon. 

At the meeting. Dale Hay was elected 
chairman of our next reunion committee. To 
aid Dale, Barbara Jones Purnell was chosen. 
Other volunteers were accepted to help Dale. 

Many thanks went to Natalie Dann Craum- 

CLASS OF 1953 




CLASS OF 1949 




The class of '53 didn't come out to our first 
reunion in great numbers, but we were in 
great spirits! It felt like home to walk into 
the Bertrand Library and see so many faces 
for the first time since graduation. 

Vice President Norm Freytag called the 
meeting to order and was promptly elected 
President of the class, since former president 
Harry McSorley is now devoting all his time 
to divinity school studies. Mel Woodward 
was elected Vice President. 

Next, the person who traveled the greatest 
distance to get to reunion was determined, 
and the honor went to Mr. and Mrs. Greg 
Doescher who came from Fort Devon, Mass. 
They didn't come quite as far as Ambassador 
and Mrs. Hildreth, but it was a sizable dis- 
tance ! 

Mr. Ohl, who acted as faculty host, then 
caught us up on the campus news, including 
sports. Men's Student Government, social 
pro, racial discrimination in fraternities, and 

SEPTEMBER 1954 



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er for the endless hours she spent on prepar- 
ing the reunion book '"49 plus 5." 

At the all Alumni Luncheon we enjoyed 
our lunch of chicken salad, peas, potatoes, 
rolls, ice cream and cookies. And how we 
consumed the ice water for it was certainly 
a warm, warm day — just like the warm day, 
June 6th. 5 years ago! Remember? 

That afternoon we met in Stephens House 
for a good old gab session. Having left thi 
formal meetings behind, we spent several 
hours learning what had happened to each 
other in five long years. Some of us had put 
on a little weight and some of us had lost 
some hair but on the whole each one of us 
seemed exactly the same. 

We left this pleasant gathering to attend 
our symposia or to have dinner with friends 
in preparation for the Alumni Jamboree and 
Reception in Davis Gj'mnasium or for 
""Othello", the Cap and Dagger play. Thus 
we ended a wonderful day at our Sth year 
reunion! 

— Marilyn Rarer, 
Reporter. 



CLASS OF 1954 



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all the other news we craved, still being 
students at heart. 

Attired in our very fetching hats we posed 
for our Kroup picture, then witnessed the 
Kround breaking ceremony of the new sci- 
ence building. Tagging along at the end of 
a very long line of alums, we paraded to the 
alumni luncheon which was a gala affair, each 
class trying to outdo the other in raising their 
numerals highest, via balloons. 

It was a gratifying experience to be a part 
of the class reunion. Unfortunately, a lot of 
'he manpower ol the class is in uniform and 
unable to gad about as of old. And others, 
■1-, .Mr. OhI said at our meeting, really don't 
ii-el like alums yet — it's a feclin" that grows 
with age. So, older and wiser, let's all plan 
to be together at our next reunion. It's an 
• vent that can be called — for lack of stronger 
word* — truly refreshing. 

— Joan Lafkkrandrb, 
Secretary. 

S K r T K .M U K K IB .'. I 




The Class of '54 entered into the activities 
of that long anticipated commencement 
weekend almost mechanically, as we realized 
with disbelief that four whole years had 
quickly slipped away. 

Old man sun, who has been known fre- 
quentljr to hide his face from the 300 acres, 
beamed his approval throughout the whole 
weekend. 

Although we were but infant members of 
the Alumni Association, we had no trouble 
assimilating our farewell with the schedule 
of the many reuning alums. One of the 
highlights of the weekend was the ground- 
breaking ceremony for the new Science 
building, a gift of the Olin Foundation. In 
a few years I wonder if we will recognize 
our Bucknell with all the construction plans. 

Probably the best representation of our 
class as a group (other than the commence- 
ment exercises) was the All-Alumni Lunch- 
eon. The Class of '54 was last in the proces- 
sion, but we boasted one of the few motor 
vehicles in the line-up, that memorable red 
convertible laden down with exhausted 
seniors. 

Saturday night offered the traditional Sym- 



posia, the Jamboree, and the Cap and Dagger 
production, "Othello." 

That element of doubt remained in the 
mind of each graduating senior until 11:35 
A. M. when each of us had received the offi- 
cial sheepskin. Upon the conclusion of the 
exercises the campus took on the aspect of 
a beehive; it was farewell to a climactic week- 
end and to student life at Bucknell. 

— DoTTiE DiOrio, 

Reporter. 



Dear Seniors — oops, I mean 

Dear Alumni : 

If the mailing address shown 
on the back cover of this maga- 
zine is not your preferred mail- 
ing address won't you please send 
the correction now to the Alumni 
Office, Bucknell University, tell- 
ing us your old and new address 
and just a word about your job. 
The Editor 



LETTERS 



Dear Friends : 

With our class president. Dr. Mary B. Harris, 
abroad, I assume the privilege of reporting that 
the Institute Class of 1894 was represented at 
its 60th anniversary in June 1954 by four of its 
loyal members: Mrs. Alice Probasco Mulford, 
Bridgeton, N. J.; Miss Mabel Callender, Dal- 
ton; Mrs. Elizabeth Bates Hoffman, Lewisburg; 
Mrs. Mabel Thomas Topping, Stratford, N. J. 

We saw many changes in Bucknell. but many 
said they saw little change in us. Our spirits 
and loyalty at least are unchanged, but 60 years 
are a long time to remain static. 

With every good wish for dear Bucknell and 
all its alumni, 
— (Mks. WiM.iA.M H.) Mauki. Thomas Topping 



Faculty Noles 

At a meelijig on the Univer.sily of Delaware 
campus last March 19, Albert 1'".. Humphreys, 
Bucknell's athletic rlirector was elected the new 
president of the Middle Atlantic States Col- 
legiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC). 
• • * 

Miss Dorothy Wilson, assistant professor of 
music, was one of seven (•onip"S(Ts represented 
on a program of contcmpnrary music in New 
York last March 3. Ibr iJuo for Violin and 



Piano was performed by Max Pollikoff and 
Claude Frank, well known performers in New 
York. The Herald Tribune commented that 
"Miss Wilson's fluent music showed craftsman- 
ship." 

Professor William McRae succeeded Dr. 
Harold Cook as chairman of the music depart- 
ment last November, a chairmanship Dr. Cook 
had lield for six years. In addition to his duties 
as department chairman. Professor McRae is 
continuing his academic teaching and the leader- 
ship of the fifty-voice a cappclla choir. 

"The department introduced last March the 
first edition of the Pitch Pipe, a semi-annual 
newsletter presenting musical news to those 
people interested in the musical activities of the 
Bucknell community. 

• • • 

Miss Trennie E. Eisley, director of public 
relations, assumed last July the duties of Direc- 
tor of District II of the American C'ollege Pub- 
lic Relations Ass<]ciation. Numbering over 
1,(100 member ccjllcges, the as.sociation is devoted 
til meeting the public relation needs of higher 
education. Miss h'.isley, a member of the asso- 
ciation since 1935, will represent the slates of 
New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, aiid 
will i)romote the activities of the association in 
this area. 

* * * 

Dr. Robert F. McCunc, associale professor of 
physics, and Miss F.sther Marie Sonza of l'',lm- 
wood, (,'(inn. were wed on June 19 in Rumford, 
K'. I. 

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CLUB ACTIVITIES 



BELLEFONTE— Dean Malcolm E. 
Musser was the chief speaker at a meet- 
ing of the Bucknell Alumni Club of Belle- 
fonte on May 21. He told the assembled 
Bucknellians of Centre County of his in- 
teresting experiences in his service as 
Dean of Men on the Bucknell Campus. 

An election resulted in the selection of 
William G. Jones '29, Philipsburg, as 
president; L. F. Hartman '24, State Col- 
lege, vice-president; and Mrs. Herman E. 
Abbott (Mary M. Meyer '09), Rebersburg, 
secretary-treasurer. Franklin H. Cook 
'33, served as chairman of the meeting, 
and Mrs. Elmer Decker (Grace Gorman 
'32) made arrangements for the dinner 
held at the Corner Tea Room. 

CINCINNATI— Bucknellians from the 
Cincinnati area met at the Hotel Alms on 
April 19 to hear a report from Registrar 
George R. Faint '25, on campus activities 
and achievements. The meeting was ar- 
ranged by Ralph Ford '38, Chairman of 
the area group. 

LEHIGH VALLEY— Bucknellians from 
Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and sur- 
rounding area met at the Hotel Traylor in 
Allentown on June 4. H. Spencer Car- 
lough '50, president, conducted the busi- 
ness meeting at which the following offi- 
cers were elected: Murray B. McPherson 
'42, president; H. Spencer Carlough 'SO, 
vice-president; and Ann L. Hahn '52, sec- 
retary-treasurer. 

The principal speaker of the evening 
was Dr. Paul E. Witmeyer, professor of 
education at Bucknell. Dr. Witmeyer pre- 
sented some of today's problems of colle- 
giate education and traced some of the 
future plans of the campus building 
program. 

Buck Shott, alumni secretary, spoke 
briefly about the Alumni Association and 
encouraged increased alumni interest in 
student selection. Following the program 
of the evening Bucknellians from the Le- 
high Valley area enjoyed a social hour. 

Ann Hahn '52, Secretary 

MINNEAPOLIS— The meeting of Buck- 
nellian Baptists held in connection with the 
American Baptist Convention in Minne- 
apolis attracted a larger than usual crowd, 
27 Bucknellians from all over the United 
States being in attendance. The meeting 
was conducted by Dr. Romeyn H. Riven- 
burg '97, dean emeritus of Bucknell. 
Everybody is looking forward to the con- 
vention in 1955 to be held in Atlantic City 
when even more Bucknellian Baptists 
should be able to attend. 

PROVIDENCE— Bucknellians from the 
Providence Club ended the first year of 
their organization with a picnic at Arca- 
dia State Park in Rhode Island. 

Plans for next year were discussed and 
it was decided that three meetings would 
be held. The following schedule was ar- 
ranged. On Friday, October 29th, the eve 
of the Bucknell vs. Boston University 
football game, a dinner party will take 
place. For the second meeting, another 
Birthday Party is scheduled on next Feb- 
ruary 5th. John Wilbur '48 graciously 
offered his forty-foot cabin cruiser to the 
lucky Bucknellians here for a nautical out- 
ing in June. This will be our third and last 
get-together. 

We look forward to an ever growing, 
active alumni club in the Providence area 
this coming 1954-55 season. 

June Stott Matthews, 
Secretary 

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PHILADELPHIA— Again the Philadel- 
phia Alumni and their friends enjoyed an 
evening of gay dancing, good fun and sur- 
prises at the annual Spring Dance June 5, 
at the Manufacturers Country Club. Bob 
Taylor '48, chairman and his co-chairman 
Don C. Dewees '53, Kitsy Bell '53, Claire 
Vogelsong 'S3 are to be congratulated on 
an excellent job. Leo Zollo and his Or- 
chestra kept the "young" and "old" grads 
whirling and spinning. There were door 
prizes and bags of favors for everyone. 

Dates for Bucknellians to put in the date 
book for the coming year: October 16 — 
Temple Game, Buffet and Roundup; Feb- 
ruary 4 — Annual Dinner, McCallister's; 
May 21 — Spring Dance, Merion Tribute 
House, Merion. 

Alice Roberts '24, 

Secretary 

SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVA- 
ANIA — Twenty-two alunmi and friends 
gathered at the dinner meeting of the 
Bucknell Alumni Club of South C e n - 
tral Pennsylvania held at the Hotel Wash- 
ington, Chambersburg, on May 6. "Buck" 
Shott presented the charter of the new or- 
ganization to Mrs James Strite (Janet 
Keefer '36), president 

Dr. and Mrs. James Gathings and Mr. and 
Mrs. Shott were the honored guests from 
campus and they brought the old grads up 
to date on activities on the liill. Dr. Gath- 
ings gave an interesting and informative talk 
covering college changes and innovations — 
building projects, educational projects, stu- 
dents and faculty. 

Plans will be made for future meetings, 
probably only several a year for the present, 
including a get-together on Founder's Day 
when it is hoped that a larger group will 
be able to attend. 

Officers include, Mrs. James Strite, presi- 
dent; Mrs. G. C. Madison (Sarah Louise 
Slaughenhaup '41), vice president; Mr. Dan- 
iel Davis '22, treasurer ; and Mrs. H. T. 
Meminger (Dorothy Blix '38), secretary 
Dorothy B. Meminger '38, 

Secretary. 



The Bucknell-Teniple 

Game, Saturday, Oct. 16, 

1954 

Come one, come all to the Phila- 
delphia Alumni Club's before-game 
Rally and Luncheon. Arrangements 
have been made for luncheon and 
game tickets in one package at $5.00 
per person, (Luncheon at the Cedar 
Brook Country Club, reserved block 
of tickets on the 50-yard Line). 
Reservations must be made through 
Mr. Robert Dill, Butler Pike R. D. 
4, Norristown, Pa., before October 
12. Send your reservation and cash 
now; only those making reserva- 
tions through Mr. Dill can be served 
luncheon and be able to sit with the 
group. 

Other dates that will interest you: 
Founders Day Dinner, Friday, 
February 4, 1955, McCallisters. 
Spring Dance, Saturday, May 21, 
1955, Merion Tribute House, Mer- 
ion, Pennsylvania. 



Bob Keegaii Fan Club 

Members of the Bob Keegan fan club 
(and that probably includes many Buck- 
nellians) had a dinner in New York in 
mid-July prior to a Yankee- White Sox 
baseball game. After the game the gang 
of 25 Bucknellians, many of them Sigma 
Chi's. met with Bob. At press time his 
pitching record for the season is 15 wins 
and 7 lost, which accounts in large measure 
for the splendid record the Chicago White 
Sox are making this year. 



Attention Women of 
Western Pennsylvania ! 

The Pittsburgh Association of 
Bucknell Women invites you * to 
lunch, October 9, 1954, at the Carl- 
ton House, Downtown Pittsburgh. 
Call up or write some of those old 
Bucknell Friends and make a day of 
it: shop, see the sights, see a fine 
fashion show put on by Saks Fifth 
Avenue. The cost is $3.00, the time 
12:30 p. m. Your reservations must 
be in by Oct. 2. Please mail them 
to Mrs. Leroy R. Fero, 3945 Dale- 
wood Avenue, Pittsburgh 27, Penn- 
sylvania. 

* By YOU, we mean not only wo- 
men who themselves attended Buck- 
nell, but also the mother, wife, or 
daughter of any man who attended 
Bucknell. 



Boston Bison Round-Up 

The Bucknell Alumni Club of Greater 
Boston is planning a "Bison Round-Up" and 
dinner prior to the Bucknell-Boston Univer- 
sity game on Saturday evening, October 30, 
1954. Although plans are not yet completed, 
all members are urged to reserve this date. 
Details will be sent as soon as final arrange- 
ments have been made. Neigliboring club 
members (Rhode Island. Pittsfield, New 
York, Albany) and any team followers 
should do likewise, as their club officers will 
be notified of final plans. 

Please mail the following "Advance Res- 
ervation Blank" to the Boston Club Secre- 
tary as a block of tickets for the game is 
being reserved on the Bucknell side. (All 
on the SO yard line, of course). Plan now 
to attend ! 



TO : Walter Weidemann, Jr. 
107 Valley Road 
Needham, Massachusetts 
(Phone Needham 3-4514) 

I surely want to attend the Bison Round- 
Up and Bucknell-Boston University Football 
game on Saturday evening October 30, 1954. 

Please make reservation (s) for 

me for the Round-LTp and Supper. 

Please reserve tickets to the game 

for me. 

Name 

Class 

Address 

SEPTEMBER 1954 



CLASS REPORTS 



Class news of the Emeritus Club 
and the Reunion Classes of 1904. 
1909, 1914, 1919, 1924, 1929, 1934, 
1939. 1944, 1949. 1953. 1954. will be 
found on pages 8-13 inclusive. 

EMERITUS CLUB 

Mrs. Addison B. Bowser, the former 
Ella Stebbins '89, passed away last May 
17. at the age of 84. Widow of Addison 
B. Bowser '88, who died in 1936, she is 
survived by one daughter and three 
sons, one of whom is Arda C. Bowser 
'23. 

We have learned from Miss M. Flor- 
ence Pannebaker "93, of the death of 
her sister, Miss Esther M. Pannebaker 
M'88, on May 23, 1949 at the age of 
three weeks short of 80 years. Miss M. 
Florence Pannebaker has enjoyed her 
80th birthday and is the only member 
of her family remaining. 




DR. EZRA AI i.lN 

Dr. Ezra Allen '95, AM '96, H '22, 
widely known biology professor at Stet- 
son University in DeLand, Florida, cele- 
brated his 84th birthday last May 6. 
Retired from active professorship in 
1951, Dr. Allen remains as curator of 
the museum. 

Mrs. Alice Snowden Smith died on 
April 7, 1954 at the home of her son in 
Pittsburgh. She was the sister of State 
Senator John G. Snowden. 

CLASS OF 1897 

Class Reporter: DR. ROMEYN H. RIVENBURG 
10 Main St.. Cliflord, Pa, 

Dr. Romeyn H. Rivenburg has been 
re-elected for his fourth term as presi- 
dent of the Tourist Club of Daytona 
Beach, Fla. The programs designed to 
bring brightness and cheer to the tour- 
ists visiting Daytona Beach during the 
season have attracted 2,100 members 
this year, an increase of over 700 mem- 
bers. 

CLASS OF 1899 

ClamReporU-r: DR. FLOYD O. BALLENTINE 
626 Taylor St.. Lewlsburg, Pa. 

Advancing years and distance inter- 
fered with attendance at the reunion of 
the Cla.ss of 1899. The meeting was held 
at the home of the class reporter and his 
wife, but Cober and wife and Anna 
Halfpenny Reitz, Mus., were the only 
ones to appear in person. We were 
glad, however, to find Engle at the 
Alumni Luncheon — an annual event 
now which alone makes it well worth 
while for any alumnus to be here at 
Commencement time. 

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At the reunion meeting letters were 
read from Calvin, Hazen, Hutchinson, 
Ivins, Krise, Meserve, and Gertrude 
Stephens Downs — not a bad record 
with fifteen surviving members from a 
class of forty-six. 

A vase of beautiful flowers, the 
thoughtful gift of Joe Hazen was much 
appreciated, as was the gift of class 
canes for the occasion by Gertrude 
Stephens Downs. 

CLASS OF 1900 

Class Reporter: GEORGE A. GRIM 
South Broad St.. Nazareth, Pa. 

Dr. Charles E. Bunnell, who was in- 
strumental in the founding of the Uni- 
vei'sity of Alaska and who served as 
president of the institution for thirty 
years (1922-1952) received the follow- 
ing well-deserved compliment in The 
Secret Diary of Harold L. lakes. Dated 
Saturday, August 13, 1938, this portion 
of Mr. lakes' record read: "This morn- 
ing at Fairbanks Dr. Bunnell, president 
of the University of Alaska . . . called 
and we went with him to see his insti- 
tution. I had met Dr. Bunnell former- 
ly in Washington. He is one of the out- 
standing citizens of Alaska and he is 
doing a fine job here. He used to be a 
United States judge, having been ap- 
pointed by President Wilson, but he 
has been head of the University of 
Alaska for some thirteen years." 



CLASS OF 1905 

Class Reporter: DR, LEWIS C, HYLBERT 
435 Drake Ave., Upland, Caht. 

(Editor's Note) : We are happy to an- 
nounce that Dr. Lewis C. Hylbert has 
undertaken the important post of re- 
porter for the class. Dr. Hylbert dis- 
tinguished himself on the campus as 
one of the organizers of the Christian 
Association movement. After gradua- 
tion from Crozer he served for two 
years as pastor of the First Baptist 
Church, Richwood, W. Va. In 1910 
he began a 38-year period of mission 
service in China. Since his retirement 
in 1948 he has lived in California. The 
doctor of divinity degree was conferred 
on him by Bucknell in 1931 and by Al- 
derson-Broaddus in 1944. 

CLASS OF 1906 

Class Reporter: WILLIAM L, DONEHOWER 
22 N. Fifth St., Lewlsburg, Pa. 

Dr. Hugo B. C. Riemer, prominent 
eye surgeon, died July 11 at Norwood 
Hospital, Mass. Dr. Riemer graduated 
from Bucknell University and Harvard 
Medical School. For the past 40 years 
Dr. Riemer practiced in Norwood and 
Boston. He is survived by his wife, 
the former Lucile Warner, four daugh- 
ters, two sons, a sister, two nephews, 
Hugo Riemer, Esq. '29, Grier Riemer 
'29. His brother, Dr. Guide C. L. Rie- 
mer '95, Hon. '26, passed away in March 
1953. 

CLASS OF 1907 

Class Reporter: DR. LEO L. ROCKWELL 
Colgate University. Hamilton, N, Y. 

REMEMBER? 

In nineteen hundred zero four 

'07 waH a HOphomorc, 

Bucknell Installed electric llKht« 

To briKhten up the cumpuK nlKht», 

They lielped to guide home many a HOuse 

(Not clansmatcKI Jrom the Baiter House. 

The men who wore the frenhman cttps 

Licked u:i noundly In all the ;<cr(ipH 

iBrawn against briiln, I think, perhaps), 

pop's "love was like a red, red rose," 

And Bromley Smith rose on his Iocs 

To show how an oration goc«. 

Bally Intoned Horallan Ode» 



While Drummy surveyed fields and roads. 
Simpson made physics students groan 
And. moan. "He has a heart of stone." 
Lindy filled with constant fears 
His un-civil engineers. 
Keough came from Harvard College 
Chock-full of linguistic knowledge: 
Most of us agreed with Sherman — 
But instead of war we put in German. 
What! Fifty years ago you say? 
I'm sure it was but yesterday. 

Three '07ites showed up at Com- 
mencement. Earl Whiteny came to see 
his charming daughter Naomi gradu- 
ated; Coit Hoechst got mixed up and 
thought it was our reunion year; Rocky 
came because lumbago made him un- 
happy at home ... It was a grand Com- 
mencement; you old birds who still 
think of the college in terms of 1904 
ought to see it now! And Lewisburg 
has expanded westward; it hasn't quite 
reached Mifflinburg but it's getting 
close. 

(Editor's Note): Rocky, with the 
modesty so characteristic of him, failed 
to report the outstanding news in his 
column — the awarding of the degree of 
Doctor of Literature to him at the Buck- 
nell Commencement in June. In the 
presentation for the degree Doctor 
Rockwell was cited as a "teacher, edi- 
tor, and philologist, who for half a cen- 
tury has inspired in his students a re- 
spect for learning and for thorough- 
ness in research." 

CLASS OF 1908 

Class Reporter: MRS. MARGARET P. MATHIAS 

(Margaret Pangburnt 

202 St. Louis St.. Lewisburg, Pa. 

Dr. Winfield Scott Booth, Sr. passed 
away last April 30 in the Hackensack 
(N. J.) Hospital. He was 71. Very ac- 
tive in alumni affairs, including the 
presidency of his Class of 1908 for many 
years. Dr. Booth, better known by class- 
mates as "Buster," received his master 
of arts degree from Bucknell in 1910, 
two years after graduating summa cum 
laude froin the school of liberal arts. 
From here he went to Crozer Theologi- 
cal Seminary where he earned his 
bachelor of divinity degree in 1911 and 
his master of theology degree in 1922. 
In 1931, an honorary degree of doctor 
of divinity was bestowed upon him by 
Bucknell. 

An Army Chaplain with the rank of 
captain in World War I, Dr. Booth held 
pastorates at the First Baptist Church 
of Harrisburg, the First Baptist Church 
of CoUingswood, N. J., and the Clinton 
Avenue Baptist Church of Newark, N. 
J. He also was executive secretary of 
the Baptist Extension Society, Newark, 
N. J. from 1926 to 1944. 

A member of Delta Sigma, now Delta 
Upsilon, Dr. Booth is survived by his 
widow, the former Evora P. Mailey, and 
their son, Winfield S. Booth, Jr. '39. His 
classmates and the University family 
extend heartfelt sympathy to the 
family. 

CLASS OF 1910 

Class Reporter: MISS MILDRED B. CATHERS 
100 W. 33rd St., Apt. 6, Bayonnc, N. J, 

All of you 1910ors! It's time now to 
begin planning to be in Lewisburg in 
June for that 45th reunion. Come your- 
self and round-up your friends. Let's 
make it a big occasion. 

Word comes from William Gatehouse 
that he is looking forward to the 1910's 
45th reunion next spring with great an- 
ticipation. Bill was forced to retire 
from a v(?rsatile career in 1942 due to 
ill hc-iith, 

Frank M. Jenncr, principal of Madi- 

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son High School, Rochester, N. Y., re- 
tired September 1. Frank resides with 
his wife and five children at 201 Trafal- 
gar St., Rochester. 

CLASS OF 1913 

Class Reporter: MRS. H. W. HOUSEKNECHT 

(Maze Callahan) 

108 W. Penn St., Muncy, Pa. 

When we arrived in Lewisburg for 
the Alumni Luncheon in June we head- 
ed for the Carnegie Building (the old 
library) to pick up our luncheon tick- 
ets. By the way, have you seen that 
building? Well, you wouldn't know 
it — all dressed up — the floors are so 
polished that you couldn't see the shine 
on your nose. Just have to watch your 
step! Not nearly so nice as when we 
went to school. We used to sit at the 
long tables pretending to study and 
holding hands under the table. But 
they suit the building to the people 
and this generation doesn't need a place 
like that — they hold hands on the 
street. 

When I came out of the building 
there were the Heans, Mikles, Conners, 
"Rip" Ruth and "Sal" Fisher. We all 
started for the gymnasium in order to 
get a seat before the "old timers" made 
their appearance. During the lunch- 
eon I saw Leon Crandall '12 and Grace 
leave — saw Dave McNeal and Alberta 
at a distance, said "hello" to Pearl Wil- 
liams and Frank. Looked all around 
for Eva Himmelreich Apgar and Roy 
because I knew he was celebrating his 
40th. No luck! When "Buck" made his 
remarks during the luncheon meeting 
he said "We had reservations for 400 
people — we fed 1,000." Miraculous! The 
dietician must live right for that 
'stretching' was almost like the five 
loaves and two fishes feeding the 5,000, 
not including the children. 

This is when I dislike being a re- 
porter when I have a death to report. 
Robert Augustus Stoughton, 63, Cov- 
ington, Va., died Tuesday, July 13, 
1954, at his home. Death was sudden. 
Gus was an engineer at Covington for 
the past 28 years. He was a native of 
Lewisburg, and a brother-in-law of 
the late Christy Mathewson, of baseball 
fame. 

He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. 
Mathewson and Mrs. Peter B. Cregar, 
Lewisburg, and also by several nieces 
and nephews. 

Send me some news. I have to make 
the honor roll this year. We have five 
- "real" editions and I must have some- 
thing to say in each one. If you don't 
know anything make up something as 
I do. The "little old paper rag" is 
dead and buried. 

CLASS OF 1913 

Class Reporter; MR. CHARLES L. SANDERS 
76 Walnut St.. Mifflinburg, Pa. 

"The Iron Ore Outlook of the United 
States", an address by Dr. Earl Morgan 
Richards, vice president of Republic 
Steel Corp., at a meeting of the Buck- 
nell Business Forum in Sunbury in 
February, has been published by the 
Bucknell University Press. Earl is an 
authority on the iron ore situation, 
present, past, and future. 

Paul L. Stein closed his working as- 
sociation with the Hewitt Rubber Co., 
Buffalo, N. Y. and returned to his native 
Lewisburg to the joy of his many local 
friends. His address, since April of 
this year, has been 38 N. Third Street. 

Although '54 was not an official re- 
union time for our class of '13, eight 
classmates did join hands and hearts in 

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happy fellowship this year. The Mc- 
Clure porch was a center of reminis- 
cence and cheer on Friday evening 
following first greetings at the Univer- 
sity dining hall. On Saturday the alum- 
ni luncheon found us together at one 
table duly marked 1913. Also we par- 
ticipated as enthusiastic spectators at 
the ground-breaking ceremony for the 
Olin Science Building, and felt re- 
newed love for our Alma Mater with 
pride in her dignity and progress. 

For those absent this year, awaiting 
the 45th in 1958 and already preparing 
for it both mentally and financially, this 
may be said now. It is doubtful wheth- 
er a name of any classmate went un- 
mentioned this year in conversations 
of returnees. Come back next year if 
possible, and remember that 45th is al- 
ready in the making. You want to 
know who rejoiced together this year? 
Here are the names: Howard (Prexy 
Sal) Fisher, Marwood Glover, Jim Mc- 
Clure, Berk Hastings, Harold Shaffer, 
Paul Stein, Bright Beck, Charlie San- 
ders. Mrs. Beck and Mrs. McClure add- 
ed their share to our reunion joys. 
Lucky '13 badges were proudly worn. 

CLASS OF 1916 

Class Reporter: MRS. GEORGE STEVENSON 

(Amy Pattersoni 

R. D. 1, Eo.\ 556. Red Bank. N. J. 

Cyrus B. Follmer, American Counsul 
at Calgary, Western Canada, is retiring 
from foreign duty. After approximate- 
ly 34 years of serving in many parts 
of the world including France, Estonia, 
Germany and Canada, Cy has purchased 
a home near Pottsgrove. 

CLASS OF 1917 

Class Reporter: MRS. CARL A. SCHUG 

(Alice Johnson) 

266 Lincoln Ave., Williamsport 12, Pa. 

Dr. Arthur E. Harris, Honorary '17, 
passed away March 8, in St. Petersburg, 
Florida, where he was spending the 
winter. Dr. Harris, who graduated from 
Crozer Theological Seminary, is sur- 
vived by his wife, the former Ruth 
Chase, a daughter and two brothers. 

CLASS OF 1918 

Class Reporter: MRS. LAYTON KING 

(Elizabeth Champion) 

301 Broad St.. Montoursville, Pa. 

Raymond W. Cooper, who is associat- 
ed with the firm of Marts & Lundy, 
has been assigned as their director for 
the King College (Bristol, Tenn.) cam- 
paign for $1,000,000. Mr. Cooper lives 
at River Rd., Andover, Mass. 

A long time ago Herbert C. Grice, Sr. 

was elected to the post of Treasurer of 
the Union County Alumni Club. 

I went back to Bucknell for Alumni 
Day this past June and I enjoyed it so 
much that I hope to make it an annual 
visit. I w^as amazed to learn that on 
the morning of the luncheon there were 
relatively fevv- reservations, yet the 
crowd numbered more than 1,200. The 
food was excellent, service the best. 
You who have homes and families 
know the agony of having extra guests 
arrive when you have four pork chops 
or a pound of hamburg, so I want to 
put in my plug to all of you — next year 
make your reservations early. Didn't 
see too many members of the Class of 
1918, but did meet Russ Boyer and Dave 
Boswell. Dave was there with his son 
who was attending his reunion. Am 
told that Dave has written a most inter- 
esting pamphlet on the Life of Francis 
Bellamy. Bellamy, who wrote The 
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, was 



a member of the church in Rome, N. Y. 
where Dave has served as pastor for 
a number of years. Mr. Bellamy was 
buried from the church in 1931 and 
Dave preached the funeral sermon. 

I would appreciate a little help. How 
about some news? 

CLASS OF 1920 

Class Reporter: HAYES L. PERSON 
60 S. Third St., Lewisburg, Pa. 

Mr. and Mrs. Chester R. Leaber '19 
(Evelyn McGann '18) spent their vaca- 
tion in late July and early August in 
and about Williamsport where Chefs 
parents live. Mr. Leaber is in the New 
York office of the National City Bank, 
foreign department, after having spent 
many years in foreign service branches 
of the bank. Their married daughter, 
Patricia, and daughter returned from 
Europe during the Leaber's vacation 
period and plan to stay in the states. 
Mrs. Leaber's home was Lewisburg and 
they visited friends in town where her 
father was long a popular Lutheran 
minister. 

The first edition of Herbert E. Stov- 
er's sixth historical novel. By Night the 
Stranger, was issued on September 7. 
Mr. Stover is now working on his sev- 
enth book, a story of the Revolutionary 
War. 

Hiram J. Wagner died on June 10 
in Charleston, W. Va., his home since 
1937. A depreciation engineer with the 
United Fuel Gas Company at the time 
of his death, Jake was a gas expert and 
a very active member of engineering 
organizations. 

CLASS OF 1922 

Class Reporter: PHILIP C. CAMPBELL 
R. D. 5, Danville, Pa. 

Eve Bunnell and Stephen Johnson, 
Clifton, N. J., were recently married. 

Phil Campbell was re-elected presi- 
dent of his fraternity (Theta Chi) 
alumni corporation for the 26th con- 
secutive year. He and Mrs. Campbell 
attended the 98th anniversary conven- 
tion of Theta Chi in Atlanta, Ga. on 
September 1-5. Phil was a moderator 
at several of the panel meetings. 

Dr. Mark Gass was made vice presi- 
dent of the Pennsylvania Radiological 
Society recently. He is head of the 
radiological department at Sunbury 
Community Hospital and is secretary 
of the Northumberland County Medi- 
cal Society. 

Leander Klingman died at Dayton, O. 
after a long illness. Mr. Klingman was 
a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. 

Lawrence "Curly" Lawson and his 
family are enjoying life on his farm 
near New Berlin, Union County. Curly 
is an official of the Trailer Manufac- 
turing & Sales Co. of Hummels Wharf. 

CLASS OF 1925 

Class Reporter: REV. WILLIAM D. GOLIGHTLY 
708 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, Pa. 

Want to catch up on adult education? 
Our own Dr. Andrew Hendrickson is 

your man. As professor of adult edu- 
cation at Ohio State University, Colum- 
bus, Andy has written and published 
a number of brochures on adult educa- 
tion. His Review of Post War Litera- 
ture on Public School Adult Education 
springs from the postulate that "in a 
democracy, adult education is a funda- 
mental condition of survival." As Uni- 
versity graduates we all have a big 
stake in promoting adult education in 
our home communities. What is the 

SEPTEMBER 1954 



situation in your home town? After 
earning his master's and Ph.D. degrees 
at Columbia, And}- taught at Western 
Reserve before accepting his present 
position at Ohio State. 

CLASS OF 1926 

Class Reporter: MISS ANNA L. BROWN 
45 Wildwood Ave.. Pitman, N. J. 

Mrs. Frank Ellis (Darthea Ash) 
passed away on May 4, 1953. Before 
her death, Mrs, Ellis had been a teach- 
er. The sympathy of the class is ex- 
tended to the survivors. 



IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY 

Twenty-five Years Ago — 1929 

Coeds could be down town unchaperoned 
until only (t p. m. if they were in the com- 
pany of a young man — 10:00 if they were 
with other girls. The cemetery was off limits 
at all times. 

Fraternities were permitted two social 
functions per semester. 



CLASS OF 1931 

Class Reporter: MRS. W. ZELMAN SLEIGHTER 

(Ruth J. Thomas » 

833 Chestnut St.. Mifflinburg. Pa. 

George W. Johnson has recently been 
promoted to manager of the DuPont 
company's new district sales office in 
Detroit. George is president of the 
Bucknell Alumni Club of Michigan- 
Toledo. 

It is now Dr. Warren J. McClain, if 
you please, for Warren has earned the 
doctor of education degree from Rut- 
gers University. He is, as you know, 
superintendent of schools of Wood- 
bury, N. J. and has long been a leader 
in New Jersey educational organiza- 
tions. 

Arthur E. Minnier has been elected 
as county superintendent of schools for 
the Clark's Summit-Abington School 
District. Mr. Minnier, formerly of 
Fisher's Ferry, taught in the Lewis- 
burg schools from 1931 to 1942 and had 
been supervising principal of Brown 
Township Schools, Clark's Summit- 
Clark's Green Schools, and Clark's 
Summit-Abington School District. Ac- 
tive in community affairs, Mr. Minnier 
is married to the former Dolores Stin- 
son and has one son, Arthur. The fam- 
ily resides at 220 Stone Ave., Clark's 
Summit. 

CLASS OF 1932 

Class Reporter: ELLIS F, HULL 
Allentown, N. J. 

Those of us who got back for Alumni 
Day, June 12, were Lloyd S. Hoffman, 
Dr. John S. Fetter, Mrs. Warren C. 
Evans fEIla B. Bibby>, Burt Pratt, and 
your reporter. 

Burt Pratt was back to see his daugh- 
ter, Patricia Pratt Knodel, graduate. If 
I am correct, she will make the second 
offspring of our class to graduate from 
Bucknell, Margaret Beck Brown's 
daughter, Jane, being the first. Patricia 
told me she sent her application in 
when she was in the sixth grade so as to 
be sure to be accepted by Bucknell. 

I quizzed John Fetter as to news 
and he pas.sed out the information that 
ho repre.sented Bucknell at the JefTci- 
.son College Commencement during the 
week of June 14, 

The Rev. Dr. David J. Davi.s has been 
made president of the Board of Direc- 
tors of the Florida Congregational 
Christian Conference for 1954-1955. 

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S. Kenneth Dunkerly died on March 
24 at St. Joseph Hospital, Hazelton, 
where he had been a patient for five 
weeks. Mr. Dunkerlj' graduated from 
Freeland Mining and Mechanical Insti- 
tute in 1928. Prior to his illness he 
was employed by the Department of 
Public Assistance in the Hazleton office 
and before that was connected with the 
engineering department of the West- 
inghouse Lamp Co., Bloomfield, N. J. 
He is survived by his wife, the former 
Eleanor Dodd '33, and a son, Robert 
Dunkerly. The sj'mpathj' of the class 
is extended to the survivors. 

Walter F. Hopper, Jr. has been named 
chief, organization branch, manpower 
and organization division at Headquar- 
ters, Air Proving Ground Command, 
Elgin Air Force Base, Fla., having left 
USAF at the Pentagon. Walt now lives 
at 41 North Laurie Dr., Fort Walton 
Beach, Fla., with his wife, the former 
Jean Marie Brown '31. 

Donald Mills has been elected presi- 
dent of the Bucknell Alumni Club of 
Wilkes-Barre. 

CLASS OF 1935 

Cla.ss Reporter: MRS. FREDERICK A. STRALEY 

( Metta Farrington i 

Furnace Rd.. R. D. 1, Lewisburg. Pa. 

Martin P. Andrews brings us up-to- 
date on his activities in response to a 
special call from Alumni Headquarters. 
Martin reports that he is doing fine in 
his own sales business as a manufac- 
turer's representative working out of 
Fayetteville, N. Y. You should remem- 
ber that Martin married Marian Os- 
borne '34 and they are now the proud 
parents of three young men, 14, 12, and 
8 years. 

Albert Brown, Jr. recently celebrated 
his 14th wedding anniversary. Al and 
his wife, the former Elizabeth Griffith, 
have no children to report, but Al is 
doing fine as a senior supervisor in the 
stores and transport department of the 
DuPont organization. They live at 
Laurel Hills, R. D., Woodstown, N. J. 

CLASS OF 1937 

Class Reporter: SIGMDND STOLER 
215 Chestnut St., Sunbury, Pa. 

From the University of Rochester 
comes word that Thomas Richards re- 
ceived a master of arts degree in so- 
ciology last spring. Already holding a 
bachelor of divinity degree from Col- 
gate-Rochester, Tom was chaplain of 
the Federal Penitentiary at Lewisburg 
and a chaplain in the Eighth Air Force 
during World War II. Married to the 
former Mary Savidge '42, he is direc- 
tor of the Men's Service Center, Roches- 
ter, N. Y. Research work performed 
in satisfaction of the sociology degree 
requirements included conducting a re- 
search project on the Police Case Al- 
cho'ic at the Monroe County Peniten- 
tiary, N. Y. The pro,iect was conduct- 
ed under a grant from the Mental 
Health Commission in Albany. Tom 
and Mary are the proud parents of 
Jane Eynon, born April 2. Tom writes 
that the baby is a great source of en- 
joyment to her two brothers. 

Mrs. Warren L. Dentler (Frances 
Rockwell) writes that she is assistant 
to the women's editor' Victoria Advo- 
cate and active in r-fimmunity a(f;iirK. 
Their present adrlress is 51 1 N. Gooigc 
St., Victoria, Tex. 

Sigmund Stolcr (your reporter) had 
his second television play producffi 
Sunday, July 25, at 10 o'clock, ovei- 
CBS television, when "The Web," pre- 



sented "A Name for Death." A fine 
Broadway cast, headed by Leora Dana, 
played the show. More plays for the 
same program are being planned. 

CLASS OF 1940 

Class Reporter: MRS. JAMES A. MILLER 
(Mary McCrina) 
Pattison, Tex. 




DR. CARL A. BENNETT 

Dr. Carl A. Bennett, whose outstand- 
ing book will be reviewed in THE 
BUCKNELL ALUMNUS, is married to 
the former Myra Schwan, a University 
of Michigan graduate in mathematics, 
who served as secretary to the mathe- 
matics department at Michigan when 
Carl was a graduate student there. She 
is an important part of the partnership 
in the preparation of Carl's books and 
is probably one of the world's best 
technical typists. Besides the usual com- 
munity activities, the Bennetts have 
been active in the Richland (Wash.) 
Lutheran Church. As a hobby they 
raise dachshunds and Carl has served 
as superintendent of a number of A. 
K. C. dog shows. Their latest vacation 
was a two-week automobile trip to 
Alaska via the Alcan highway. Carl 
reports the scenery gorgeous but the 
dust thick. 

As for your reporter, six weeks of 
the summer was spent at the Universi- 
ty of Texas where Jim started on his 
graduate work. Another adventure was 
calling on Dick and Peg (Gleason '47) 
McGinn '49, on our trip to Houston to 
deposit our daughter Martha on a plane 
for her annual visit to Grandma. We 
hope to renew the acquaintance and 
have a Houston round-up of Bucknel- 
lians. 

CLASS OF 1941 

Class Reporter: MRS. WILLIAM HASSELBERGER 

(Jean Steele) 

1518 Wc.-itmorcland Ave,, Syracuse. N. Y. 

Had a note from Fred Golden. He 
and his wife live at 170 Puritan Dr., 
Scarsdale, N. Y, They have two girls 
— Robbie, 6, and Laura ,Iean, 2, Fred 
is head of the cost department for Unit- 
ed Merchants & Manufacturers, one of 
the world's largest textile firms. Glad 
to heai- from you, Fred, 

Mr. and Mrs. William D, Reading '40 
(M. Elizabeth Hitchcock) have a son, 
Willi.dii I)., Jr., hdcn March 13, Their 
d:iuuht(']' Betsy is three, 

Dr, William Ilulley, III is looking 
forward to his three childi'cn, William 
IV, (i, John M,, 0, and Mary ]'... 2, be- 
ing the 10th, 11th, and 12th llulloys to 
attend Bucknell. 

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CLASS OF 1942 

Class Reporter: MRS. THEODORE WILKINSON 

(Mary c. Forrest I 

329 W. Walnut St.. Lancaster. Pa. 

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth R. Bayless an- 
nounce the birth of a son, George R., 
born December 24, 1953. 

John Britton is now a member of the 
Clifford, Graham, MacDonald, and 
lllig in Erie. Besides lawyering John 
has become owner of the Pepsi-Cola 
Bottling Co., Erie; vice president of the 
Urick Foundry Co.; and has had the 
satisfaction seeing his hobby of golf 
pay-off with the Amateur Champion- 
ship of Northwestern Pennsylvania in 
1953. John married the former Suz- 
anne Eckerd and they are the parents 
of Judith E., four. 

Leslie Ehringer has been named sales 
representative in Washington for Capi- 
tal Airlines. 

Also there is another item to report 
this month. Walter Wenrich wrote me 
a very sad letter. His wife, Barbara 
Bailey Wenrich died in February of 
leukemia. She had been ill for a year. 
The sympathy of the class is extended 
to the family. 



Please do send in your news so we can 
all be in touch before our big 10th re- 
union. 



IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY 

Ten years ago — 1044 

Freshman girls were housed in the Kappa 
Sigma and Phi Gamma Delta houses under 
the surveillance of two women counselors. 

The male enrollment consisted of 150 ci- 
vilian students and 600 Navy recruits. 



CLASS OF 1945 

Class Reporter: MRS. C. FRED MOORE 

(Nancy Woehlingi 

504C Alden Park Manor, Germantown, Phila.. Pa. 

Commander and Mrs. John Bacon 
(Phoebe Follmer) are now living at 
Quarters C-16, U. S. Naval Base, Phila- 
delphia. 

Charles W. Boughter and Mary C. 
Bell, Lewistown, were married June 27. 

BIRTHS: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ham- 
mer (Marcia Beatty) have a second 
daughter, Laura Lynn, born April 27. 
Mr. and Mrs. F. Arthur Ross (Phoebe 
Goldsmith) have a second daughter, 
Nancy Ruth, born November 22, 1953. 
They reside at 192-15A 69th Ave., 
Flushing, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Charles 
Wagner (Rachel Arbogast) announce 
the birth of a son, Charles J., on March 
1. A new daughter, Margaret Ruth, 
born December 1, 1953, to Mr. and 
Mrs. Donald B. Young '33 (Elsie Wil- 
son). 

CLASS OF 1946 

Class Reporter: MRS. LELAND C EWING 

(Betty Wells) 

13851 Sylvan Ct., Oak Park Manor, Apt. 107, 

Oak Park, Mich. 

(Editor's Note): This will re-intro- 
duce Betty Wells Ewing as our class 
reporter; she is taking over to give 
Jeanne Phillips Harshbarger a bit of 
vacation. Please send your latest news 
to Betty at the above address where 
Betty and her husband, who is with 
Ford Motor Co., and their daughter, 
who just turned three, are living while 
their home is being finished. 

Because Jeanne Phillips Harshbarger 
has been unable to continue as report- 
er, I have volunteered to take over as 
news-assembler. My first efforts will 
be brief since I learned the copy due 
date today and leave on vacation (New 
York's Thousand Islands) tomorrow. 

18 




PEGGY THOMPSON JERAMAZ 

Mrs. Thomas Jeramaz (Peggy 
Thompson) has been appointed to the 
fashion staff of Time's new sports week- 
ly. Sports Illustrated. Peggy was em- 
ployed as a sport researcher for Time 
and a reporter for Lije until her mar- 
riage in 1952. Peggy and her husband 
then moved temporarily to Call, Co- 
lombia, S. A. They now resicie in 
Hackensack, N. J. 



CLASS OF 1947 

Class Reporter : ROGER S. HADDON, ESQ. 
243 Water St., Northumberland. Pa. 

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Matthews (June 

Stott) announce the birth of Jan Ellen 
on April 11. The Matthews' now live 
at 73 Brewster Dr., Chatham Village, 
Warwick, R. I. June is secretary of 
our growing Providence Alumni Club. 



CLASS OF 1950 

Class Reporter: MRS. DAVID L. MILLER 

(M. Jane Kreider) 

614 Penn St., New Bethlehem, Pa. 



MAJOR WILLIAM H. BAUMER 

'50, LISTED AS PRISONER 

OF REDS 

William H. Baumer, a 19,50 graduate in 
mechanical engineering, was listed last June 
as one of 15 prisoners held by the Red 
Chinese for political purposes. It was 18 
months prior to this news that the B-29 
pilot with thousands of hours of flying time 
in World War II and the Korean War was 
listed as missing in action over Korea. His 
name had been released over Peiping radio 
in January 1953 as a prisoner held in Man- 
churia, but his mother, Mrs. Mary E. Bau- 
mer of Lewisburg, was warned not to trust 
the news as valid until reported by the Red 
Cross. 

Ever since that time, a year and a half 
ago, Mrs. Baumer has been praying and be- 
lieving that her son is held prisoner, that 
he is alive and well. 

The exchange of Korean prisoners aroused 
hope, then became an incident in history. 
Still no word. 

Now there is definite hope. The hoped-for 
Air Force telegram, telling Mrs. Baumer that 
Bill was alive and a prisoner, finally arrived, 
and every effort is being made to assure his 
early release. 

Classmates and the university family hope 
for his early return. 



Andrew W. Mathieson, USNR, son of 
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew R. Mathieson '20, 
Pittsburgh, was married to Helen 



Fricke, Saturday, December 5, 1953, in 
Overbrook, Phila. Arthur Troast '51 
served as best man. After a wedding 
trip to Sea Island, the couple moved to 
134 A. Haddon Hills Apts., Haddonfield, 
N. J. 

In a recent letter to Forrest Brown, 
R. Emory Smith, Jr. writes of his inter- 
esting experiences in Edinburgh, Scot- 
land, where he was taking post gradu- 
ate courses. 

Patricia Wagner continues her musi- 
cal training and recently sang the role of 
Princess in Suor Angelical by Puccini 
in New York. She appeared in DeBus- 
sey's Blessed Damozel in February and 
early in the season sang at the Town 
Hall Club under the auspices of the 
New York Community Opera Associa- 
tion. She continues her studies under 
Miss Amy Ellerman in New York while 
serving as appointment clerk in a New 
York hospital. 

Gordon P. Beehtel completed his 
military service in June 1953 and last 
year did graduate work at Stanford 
University. 

Arthur Borden, who recently com- 
pleted two years with the Marine Corps, 
is now employed by the Lewisburg 
Builders Supply Co. 

We recently learned that Forrest 
Brown, Jr., recently discharged from 
the Army, is on the personnel staff of 
the research laboratories of DuPont in 
Wilmington. His address is 135A Mar- 
tin Lane, Monroe Park Apts., Wilming- 
ton, Del. 

CLASS OF 1951 

Class Renorter: MISS FRANCES WILKINS 
Apt. 62, 1316 New Hampshire Ave., Washington, D.C. 

From Mullica Hill, N. J., the tele- 
phone number of Barbara Snyder Ac- 
ton and Charles. Don't bother to use 
the telephone book; you won't find it 
there. For news about these two, may 
your reporter suggest you call Swedes- 
boro 7-0149J11. 

Also from New Jersey, June Simon 
Robinson and husband Tom send news 
of a son born January 20. David Frank- 
lin is the lad's name. To bring some 
of you up to date, June worked for two 
and a half years after graduation for 
Bell Telephone, married in April 1953, 
honeymooned in Bermuda, and is now 
at 169 Forest Ave., Lyndhurst, N. J. 

Another Jerseyite, Kitty Klotz Irland 
reminds us that she and husband Ned 
are at 488 White St., Apt. 101, Orange, 
N. J., with daughter Karen Elaine who 
appeared last October 9. 

Now living in Washington at 5702 
Sherrier Place are Herb Zearfoss, 
U. S. N., and wife "Charlie" McCarthy. 
Welcome to the nation's capital. 

Vea Abronski '53 LePard and hus- 
band Jim '52 have left the capital for 
civilian life. Jim is now an employee 
of Alcoa and undergoing a training 
course. 

Dr. Joseph M. Blackburn spent the 
past summer as an interne at the Dan- 
ville State Hospital, Danville. 

CLASS OF 1952 

Class Reporter: MISS BAR.BAB.A SEGELKEN 
26 Fairmount Ave., Morristown. N. J. 

Alexander "Scottie" Gamble, genial 
alumni president, has spent too much 
time in casts in Veterans Hospitals and 
we are pleased to say that he is now as 
spry as , a campus chipmunk. Scotty 
and his family will soon be leaving 
Lewisburg to begin his teaching at 
Haddon Heights High School, N. J. 

(Continued on Page 23) 

SEPTEMBER 1951 



BOOK SHELF 



EDWIX EW'.-VRT AUBREY 'W, A.M. 'il, 
B.D. '22. Ph.D., '26, D.D. '39. 
Secularism A Myth. 
Harper and Brothers, X. Y. 

According to Dr. Edwin E. Aubrey. Pro- 
fessor of Religious Thought at the Univer- 
sity of Pennsylvania. Christian leaders and 
theologians have used the term "secularism" 
to cover all the conditions of society which 
they want to criticize. The reports of the 
Ecumenical conferences during the past three 
decades reveal that "secularism" has been 
used to designate at least twenty-six condi- 
tions including "rationalism." "philosophy," 
"democratic faith." "intellectualism," "moral- 
ism," and "historical method when applied 
to the biblical revelation." It is Dr. Aubrey's 
contention that this indiscriminate use of 
the term is unjustified and that the relation- 
ship of the religious with the secular needs 
to be redefined. Secularism A Myth was 
written to help fulfill this need. 

Chapter I, "The Chvu-ches' Attack on Se- 
cularism," considers the recent statements of 
Ecumenical leaders regarding secularism. 
Chapter II, "Christianity and Secular 
Thought Since the Renaissance," discusses 
the relationship of Christian thought and 
western culture. Chapter III, "The Secular 
Involvement of Religion," indicates how non- 
Christian practices and ideas have become 
part of the life of the Christian Church. 
Chapter IV, "Spiritual Values in Secular 
Movements," indicates that the religious 
significance of the secular and suggests that 
in all fairness the Christian ought to ac- 
knowledge the secular contributions to the 
welfare of men. Chapter V, "Religious 
Experience and Secular Thought," treats 
the relationship of revelation and faith to 
reason. Chapter VI, "A Christian Strategy," 
points out how the church can more effec- 
tively make its message relevant to society. 

Dr. Aubrey's book is a corrective to neo- 
orthodox theologj-'s inclination to draw sharp 
lines between church and society, the reli- 
gious and the secular. It is a reminder that 
no manifestation of religious faith has a 
monopoly on either truth or virtue ; that 
secular movements can and do reflect a deep 
religious concern. In many cases religious 
and secular movements ought to co-operate. 
The author points out that the real enemies 
'if the church are not the secular movements 
as such. "The real enemies are such exem- 
plars of greed as the unscrupulous merchant 
or the power-hungry secretary of a church 
board or the corrupt political leader; such 
hypocrites as the scheming diplomat, the eva- 
sive teacher of social problems or the preach- 
er who guards his reputation for eloquence at 
the expense of honest thinking in his ser- 
mons ; such oppression as that of the domi- 
neering wife or father, of the tyrannical 
trustee oi a college, or the autocratic bishop 
in the church. In other words, the church 
has no corner on goodness and the secular 
movements have no corner on badness . . ." 
(p. 1.16). 

Secularism A Myth is thorough, convinc- 
ing, and — in contrast to Continental theology 
-exceedingly refreshing. Its content is 
drawn from a wide variety of sources and 
the tK>ok is dricumentcd throughout. Dr. Au- 
brey, with his deliberative and imaginative 
mind, lifts the reader abf)ve all ccclcsia.stical 
and thcolr>giral dogmatism and arrogance 
and provides a vigorous and cogent discus- 
sion of one of the most imiKjrtant Issues in 
rcligi'ius thought. 

— MaKK C. F.t!KKSO(,K, 

Assislanl Professor of Relif/ion, 
Kuckncll University 

S K I- T K .M II K K IBS* 



CHARLES C. FRIES '09, A.M. '11, Ph.D. 
'22, D.Lit. '46. 

American English Scries. Books I and II. 
D. C. Heath & Co. 

Grammar, taken in its broadest sense as 
the study of language, has two sub-divisions : 
dcscriptiz'c, which attempts to discover how 
people speak and listen, write and read, and 
/'rcscripfiTc, normative or "school" grammar, 
which attempts to tell people how they should 
behave linguistically. 

Ideally, prescriptive grammar should be 
based on the findings of descriptive grammar. 
Actually, until quite recently it has chiefly 
consisted of an accumulation of precepts, 
largely prescriptive ("Don't do this, avoid 
that"), based on the prejudices of writers 
of textbooks, who often used paste and 
shears to follow the "rules" of earlier writ- 
ers. 

In this century descriptive grammar has 
made astounding advances. But until re- 
cently complaint was made that the descrip- 
tive grammarians had done little to make 
their findings useful to the scltools. That 
criticism is no longer valid. 

One of the half-dozen leading grammar- 
ians in this country is Charles C. Fries, 
Bucknell '09. For a generation he has been 
publishing the results of extensive research 
into the behavior of English-speaking per- 
sons past and present. In 1940 appeared his 
epoch-making American Englisli Grammar. 
In the following years he applied the results 
of his studies to the development of the six- 
volume Intensive Course in English for Lat- 
in-American Students, which was then adapt- 
ed to the needs of students coming from 
other languages. Emphasizing the "oral ap- 
proach," this series became the most highly 
regarded text in this country for intensive 
study of every-day English. Not only the 
more than 2,500 students in the English Lan- 
guage Institute at the University of Michi- 
gan have profited by this work ; it has been 
of value to the many teachers of English 
abroad who were trained at Michigan, and 
by others who learned method from it. 

Now there have appeared the first books of 
a series developed by Dr. Fries with the aid 
of the Director of the English Section of the 
Department of Education of Puerto Rico, 
Professor Pauline Rojas, and her staff, for 
use in the elementary schools of tliat island 
and elsewhere. 

The service which will be rendered by 
these beautifully printed and attractively il- 
lustrated volumes can hardly be overstated. 
The population of the tiny island has dou- 
bled during the half -century since Puerto 
Rico was freed from Spain. The combina- 
tion of public health measures and resistance 
by reactionary elements to limitation of 
births, has accentuated an already acute prob- 
lem of over-population. 

For that reason, despite the enlightened 
l>olicies of Governor Munoz Marin, the mass 
movement of our Puerto Rican fellow-citi- 
zens to the continental United ,States seems 
iKiund to contiiuic. And despite the existence 
of a small fanatical anti-American group, 
which has prejudiced uninformed persons 
against them, Puerto Kicans in general are 
|)eaceful iiulustrious folk who can make a 
great contribution to our culture. Hut they 
can do this only if they can speak and under- 
stand American English. Until the language 
barrier is overcome they cannot make the 
contribution they are capable of. In this 
situation the great value of the Fries scries 
is clear. 

I.r.o I,. RiK.KWKi.i. '07 



CHARLES FRANCIS POTTER '07, A.M. 

'16. 

The Faiths Men Live By. 

Prentice-Hall, Inc., N. Y., 1954. 

This e-xcellent and readable survey of the 
faiths by which men live covers a surpris- 
ing amount of religious territory. In twenty 
brief chapters, Dr. Potter pictures the many 
living religions of the Far and Near East, 
as well as most of the major divisions of 
Christianity found in our country. An ap- 
pendi.x outlines even more briefly the main 
characteristics of some of the fringe reli- 
gious sects in America. 

This is not a book written for theologians. 
And therein lies its main attraction. Dur- 
ing commencement week, Bertrand Library 
featured this book in one of its displays of 
the accomplishments of distinguished Buck- 
nellians. The display included a copy of the 
original typescript, with corrections by the 
author, the galley proofs and page proofs, 
and a letter explaining how the book came 
to be written. The letter tells how in 1947 
the editor of Fawcett Publications had chal- 
lenged Dr. Porter to "climb down off (his) 
Atlantic Monthly highhorse and visit Amer- 
ica," The result was a series of 17 articles 
which appeared in True Confessions maga- 
zine, outlining the faiths of the world and of 
America, written in such a way that theologi- 
cal education was not a prerequisite for un- 
derstanding. It is these articles, revised and 
expanded, that appear in The Faiths Men 
Live By. 

Each chapter is best described as a word 
picture of a given faith or religious prac- 
tice. The minute detail of theological ab- 
straction is omitted, and with a pen seem- 
ingly experienced at description. Dr. Potter 
"paints" pleasing and interesting sketches of 
the people who live by each faitli. The 
sketches are made real by the inclusion of 
brief stories and religious legends wliich 
illustrate the way believers think and act, 
and also by the inclusion, in most cases, of 
an equally brief biography of the founder of 
each faith. Thus each faith is described in 
terms of its people, rather than in terms of 
its philosophical concepts. 

One does not have the feeling that the 
brevity in this case is equal to superficiality. 
Each description would doubtless fall far 
short of satisfying an avid believer, and 
yet in those instances where this revfewer is 
qualified to judge, Dr. Potter shows both a 
knowledge of and an appreciation for the 
faith he is describing. 

It is inevitable, however, that in a book 
dealing with religion an author's own con- 
victions should be frequently ap|)arcnt. The 
one chapter wliich does become theological is 
that dealing with the Humanists and related 
groups, and it is not diflicult to di.scern that 
Dr. Potter is describing here his own faith. 

In certain other places, also, the author's 
own convictions have influenced his selection 
and presentation of material. To one who 
has rejected the so-called externals of the 
Christian faith, these externals nf custcimary 
t-hristian practice can easily stand out and 
seem to be all. So it is that ('hiislians are 
said to "worship Jesus," and the sketch of 
Roman Catholicism is woven around the 
practice of the veneration of relics. 

But selection according to some priiui|)lc' 
is essential in any book of this sort, and fur 
such a task as this Dr. Potter's broad toler- 
ance is without doubt more of an asset tliaii 
a li.ibility. lie has done an excellent job 
with a diiricnlt task, and liis book is both en- 
joyable and informative, 

— Moh.se Bkttison, Minister, 
First Baptist Church, Lewisburg. 

19 



THE BUCKNELL AMBULANCE UNITS 1917-1919 



Reunion to Be Held at Homecoming 



Thirty-five years is a rather long stretch 
between reunions but the Bucknell Ambu- 
lance Sections 524 and 525 are going to 
remedy that situation by holding a first 
reunion of the sections at Homecommg 
time, October 23. The plans call for a 
special dinner on Saturday evening, Octo- 
ber 23, following the Homecoming game 
with Lafayette. 

The fifty Bucknellians who left their 
studies on the campus in 1917 after en- 
listment in the Bucknell Ambulance Units 
have never been properly recognized m 
the history of Bucknell activities. This 
does not infer that the contributions of 
the hundreds of other Bucknellians who 
volunteered for military service in World 
War I are less important than the work 
of the Ambulance Units. But since the 
ambulance men were recruited as units on 
the campus there should be a complete 
record of the University-organized group. 
The present article is a first attempt to 
bring together the record of this AU- 
Bucknell organization. 

Now to review some of the organiza- 
tional facts available in the files of the 
University. Fifty Bucknellians were re- 
cruited for the Bucknell Ambulance 
Units early in 1917. Although 36 men 
comprised a full company, Bucknell was 
credited with two units. Each unit was 
composed of 20 ambulance drivers, 3 tour- 
ing car drivers, 12 repairmen, and 1 clerk. 
Led by Lt. George H. Clapp the com- 
pany left the Bucknell campus in June 
1917 for Camp Crane in Allentown, trav- 
eling by special car. On arrival at Camp 
Crane they became sections 524 and 525 
of the U. S. Army Ambulance Corps, 
commonly known as the USAACS. While 
at Camp Crane, Reginald S. Newbury '17 
died of pneumonia. He was the first 
Bucknell student to die in service in 
World War I. 

The records show that in April 1918 
the Bucknell Alumni Club of Philadel- 
phia, instead of holding their regular 
spring banquet, contributed the banquet 
money to a fund for the Bucknell Ambu- 
lance LTnits. 

The following is a chronological ac- 
count as near as can be learned of the 
activities of Section 524: 

May 29, 1917 — Mustered into service as 
enlisted men for the duration of the war. 
Furloughed to June 9, 1917. Left Lewis- 
burg as a company at 8:37 a. m., for Camp 
Crane, Allentown, Pa. At Allentown, re- 
ceived inoculations, practiced driving 
Ford ambulances, went on 10-day hike, 
and returned to Camp Crane. 

January 9, 1918 — Left Allentown by 
rail and sailed the same day from Jersey 
City on 5. 5". Carmania. 

January 12 — Left Halifax harbor in 
convoy of 10 other ships and cruiser 
North Carolina. 

January 23-March 7 — Arrived at Liver- 
pool, spent 10 days in rest camp at Win- 
chester and then crossed the English 
Channel; reached St. Nazaire on the later 
date. 

March 13 — Cy Follmer rejoined the 
outfit after having been left at Winchester 
with the measles. 

March 14-22 — Engaged in baseball se- 
ries with other sections without losing a 
game. 

March 27 — Moved to Ferrieres-Gati- 
nois, the section base camp. 

20 



May 31-June 2 — Moved to Paris and 
from there with ambulances went to Ver- 
sailles. 

June 4 — Started working with 2nd Di- 
vision, evacuating men wounded in the 
fight at Belleau Woods. 

June 8 — Lt. Dean Sturgis of the 23rd 
Lifantry, a former Bucknell football star, 
is brought in for medical attention. 

July 15— Bonnie Banks had elbow hit 
by shrapnel at Red Cross hospital at Neu- 
iliy. 

July 16 — Anderson, Jones, Larson and 
Merger captured by Germans at front line 
dressing station. 

July 22-August 17 — Moved back and 
forth to several areas. Finally arrived on 
later date at Bonnet. During this time 
Bloomfield, Redcay, Rinebold, were hit by 
shrapnel. Shorty Bell was gassed and Jack 
Paul was killed while in a dressing sta- 
tion where doctor was trying to remove a 
piece of shrapnel from his hip. 

September 3 — Received a Sectional Ci- 
tation from the General of the 3rd Divi- 
sion. Assigned to 6th Division. 

September 4-November 15 — Moved to 
several areas on assignment in succession 
to 1st Army Corps, 77th Division and 6th 
Division; arrived at Verdun on later date. 
November 16 — Armistice celebration 
dinner with roast chicken and all the fix- 
ings. 

November 24 — Anne Morgan had Sun- 
day dinner with the section at Chateau- 
Thiery — and we had chicken. 

January 18, 1919 — Announced that Sgt. 
McDermott, Bill Rinebold, and Jack Paul 
had received the D. S. C. for work done 
at Fismes. 

January 18-June 11, 1919 — No record of 
activities available except that the section 
had worked with Lst, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 
28th, 30th, 42nd, and 77th Divisions fight- 
ing in all the American sectors except at 
Saint Mihiel. During this period the sec- 
tion basketball team of Gaenzle, Mangan, 
Bonnie Banks, Sipley and Jones won the 
championship of Paris and entered the 
A. E. F. finals but lost the A. E. F. cham- 
pionship due to injuries. 

June 11, 1919 — Discharged at Camp Dix 
after returning to the states on the cruiser 
St. Lo}iis. 

The following is a chronological ac- 
count, as near as can be learned, of the 
activities of section 525: 

May 29, 1917 — Mustered into service as 
enlisted men for "the duration of the 
war." Furloughed to June 9, 1917. 

June 9 — Left Lewisburg as a company 
at 8:37 a. m., for Camp Crane, Allentown, 
Pa. Drilled, lectures, not enough uni- 
forms to go around. Received inocula- 
tions, practiced driving Ford ambulances, 
went on 10 day hike and soon after re- 
turned to camp. On July 19 started pre- 
parations to go overseas. 

August 7 — Left Allentown and sailed 
same day from Hoboken, N. J., in first 
contingent to leave the camp. Sailed on 
S. S. Antilles, a "Banana Boat," with 5 
ships in convoy. 

August 20 — Arrived St. Nazaire, France. 
Remained in camp there to assemble Ford 
ambulances and drove off in them in con- 
voy September 29, 1917. 

October 9 — Arrived at front line near 
Verdun to take over from American Field 
Service one day before American infantry 



took over a sector of front line to the 
right. Served in campaigns around Ver- 
dun — later at Oise-Aisne, Aisne-Marne, 
Champagne and finally went to Alsace 
where they were when the war ended. All 
the service was with the 63rd and later 
with the 68th French Army Division 
(from Bordeaux district). After the ar- 
mistice the division occupied the town of 
Neulhouse in Alsace and remained in that 
vicinity until March 1919. Went by train 
to Brest, sailing for home in April, and 
demobilized at end of the month from 
Camp Dix, N. J. 

Unit 525, with its commander, Lt. H. H. 
Parsons, arrived back at Bucknell in May 
1919 after 2i months of active service in 
France. Every man wore French Croix 
de Guerre and a Division Citation Ribbon. 
The day of their arrival the University of- 
ficials declared a holiday in order that stu- 
dents could join the townspeople of Lew- 
isburg in a parade welcoming the men 
home The officers of unit number 525 
were Lt. George H. Clapp, 1st. Sgt. Alex 
Chalfant, Sgt. Allen Willson, Corp. Leroy 
Clark, Company Clerk E. R. Bainbridge. 
Later Lt. Clapp was replaced and early in 
1918 Lt. (later Major) Henry L. Bibby 
became leader. In August 1918, Lt. H. H. 
Parsons took over and stayed with the 
unit until its return to the United States. 
Walter Beyer became a sergeant. 

Bucknell is justly proud of all of her 
sons and their service to the nation and 
would like to make a lasting memorial 
record of every military man. Perhaps 
we can start by gathering together a 
more complete record of these campus 
units. The achievements of these Buck- 
nellians while in service and since have 
been a sterling example for those who 
have followed. 

There follows a list of the Bucknellians, 
classified as far as possible by unit, re- 
cruited on the campus. The names of 
other men who were not Bucknellians but 
were added to the units at Camp Crane are 
also included. The class year listed is the 
class with which the man entered Buck- 
nell but is not necessarily the year of 
graduation as now recorded on the Uni- 
versity records. If you can add names and 
addresses, your help will be greatly appre- 
ciated. 

This is an alphabetical list of the men 
who went to France with the Bucknell 
University Ambulance Unit, Section 524, 
during World War I: 

Bruce L. Banks, Bucknell '18, Richard 
T. Carvolth '19, Clarence A. Davis '19, 
Robert Downing '17, Cyrus B. Follmer 
'16. John T. Gaenzle '19, Albert L. Gandy 
'19, William R. Heckendorn '18, Arnold 
R. Kerth '20, Francis Pat McDermott '19, 
Thomas J. Mangan '19, Harry W. Math- 
ers '23, St. Claire Murray '17, Reginald S. 
Newbury '17, Emerson V. Peck '19, Wil- 
liam J. Rinebold '20, Frank H. Ritter '18, 
Gurney C. Seeber '19, Charles B. Siplev 
'17, Daniel R. Steele '18. 

Lionel G. Algoren, George J. Bell, Her- 
bert W. Bloomfield, Jr., Frederick R. 
Bromley, George S. Dix, Clarence Filer, 
Edgar A. Forsyth, Jr., R. B. Grubb, 
Thomas W. Harris, Joseph J. Hendel, Al- 
fred P. Jones, John E. Kaufmann, Erwin 
E. Larson, H. R. Lyons. Lynn Lyons, W. 
P. Merget, Lyman D. O'Barr, Frank C. 
Olds, John S. Paul, Fred L. Pearse, John 
R. Redcaj% Frank S. Richardson, Philip 
Shay, Martin L. Spangler, William B. 
Sprague, Lt. John B. Stearns, Robert H. 
(Continued on Page 33) 

SEPTEMBER ISS-t 



Sudden Death of Dr. 
Robbins Shocks Campus 

Dr. Harry W. Robbins, 71, head of the 
Department of English until his very recent 
retirement on June 14, died suddenly on the 
19th of that same month. Xo record of ill 
health preceded his death. He was amidst 
plans for a trip to his summer home in Ver- 
mont when he was stricken. 

A native of Vermont, Dr. Robbins, known 
by those who loved and revered him as 
"Robbie," was a graduate of Brown Uni- 
versit}- where he received his A.B., liked 
the school so much that he staved to earn 
his M.A. in 1908; he received' his Ph.D. 
from the Universitj- of Minnesota in 1923. 
His wife, the former Florence Bliss Lyon 
of Ph-mouth. Mass.. whom he married in 
1910, surv'ives him. They had no children. 

Many articles have been written in ad- 
miration and memory of Robbie. The June 
1954 issue of the ALUMNUS carried on 
page 8 a feature "Robbie Retires," Therein 
were poured the thoughts and feeling of all 
of us who knew him and are now unable to 
pick up the Western World Literature text 
or pass the \'aughan Lit English office 
without reflecting upon the very full life 
of accomplishment that Robbie led. He was 
a member of First Baptist Church, Lewis- 
burg ; Lambda Chi Alpha ; a founder and 
past president of the Bucknell chapter. Phi 
Beta Kappa ; the American Association of 
University Professors ; Early English Text 
Society : and Le Societe des Anciens Textes 
Francais. 

We find a most suitable siunmation of in- 
sight into Robbie's character in the 1953 
L'Agenda, feelingly dedicated to him. Part 
of this dedication read : 

"Beneath the seeming New England aus- 
terity that is characteristic of Dr. Harry 
\V. Robbins lies a Frostian humour, a gen- 
tle understanding of the minds of men, and 
a scholarly mind rich in literature and in life. 
During his seventy years, 'Robbie' has been 
a football player and a journeyman printer, 
an army captain, a high school teacher, and 
for the past thirty years, a professor of 
English . . . 

"The rigors of academic duties have never 
succeeded in hiding the twinkle in his eyes. 
his almost boyish satisfaction over a good 
bridge hand, or the dry wit expressed in mut- 
ed asides. Students who penetrate the Ver- 
mont severity discover that 'Robbie' is both 
warm and kind, that he has a keen aware- 
ness and an understanding that can spring 
only from years of studying, of reading, and 
of living." 

Yes, his physical self lies in the shaded 
I-cwisburg cemetery with the roar of Route 
15 near by, but his spirit and his many stu- 
dents will live on and learn on. As Reverend 
Morse Bettison said at Dr. Robbins' funeral, 
"a teacher and what he imparts are never 
forgotten." And truly RobI)ic was a great 
teacher, scholar, and friend. 



iVIanchester '08 Dies 

Buckncllians were shocked to learn of tin- 
unfX[»cctcd death of Edwin K. Manchester 
'08 from a heart attack suffered while he 
and his wife were visiting Mr. and Mrs. 
Earl Si.svm f Marion G. C'iC '27) in Fac- 
tf»ryvillc over the July 4th weekend. 

Mr. Manchcfttcr, who resided in Wilming- 
ton, was editor of the iJuI'ont magazine for 
^2 years until hi.s retirement in September 
\'>5<). Prior to his joining the Dul^ont Com- 
pany in \'J\H he served as a s<:1kk)I teacher, 
auditor, publicity director, advertising man- 
ager ami editor for a number of organiza- 
tions in the Srranton area. Since his gradu- 
ation from Burknell in 1908 with the degree 

.S K f T K M H K K I » S « 



of Bachelor of Arts in jurisprudence, he 
had been an ardent alumni worker and took 
a large part in the organization of tlie Buck- 
nell Alumni Club of Wilmington. He was 
a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, 
the Kiwanis Club of Wilmington, Exchange 
Club, Westminister Presbyterian Church, and 
Masonic organizations. 

The University and his classmates of 1908 
extend sincere sympathy to his wife, the 
former Kathryn E. Reynolds and his daugh- 
ter, EHzabeth M. Manchester '35, who is 
assistant director of the Children's Bureau of 
Delaware. His only son, Capt. Edwin R, 
Manchester, Jr. was killed on a bombing- 
mission over Germany in 1943. 

Ed was highly regarded by his home town 
associates, as attested in an editorial appear- 
ing in the Wilmington Press a few days 
after his death, which read in part as fol- 
lows : "As editor of the DnPont Magazine 
during the time when DuPont was going 
through its great diversification, Ed Man- 
chester's byline became nationally known. 
Following the path of the company's prod- 
ucts he descended coal mine shafts, stood in 
dusty quarries, watched great dams built, 
and peered into the intricate glass maze of 
chemical laboratories. He wrote of what he 
saw in spare, unadorned fashion, and with 
a passion for accuracy which led his publi- 
cation to be accepted with the same confi- 
dence accorded a text. 

"A quiet, unassuming man, with a ready 
smile and dry wit, he was on first-name-call- 
ing status with the generation of men who 
brought DuPont to its present status in the 
chemical industry and American industry. 



Wally Diehl '26 Dies 

Glenn Walter "Wally" Diehl '26, one of 
Bucknell's greatest fullbacks and one-time 
captain of the Bison herd, passed away at 
his home in Somerton last May 29. Wally 
was 49 when he died. He will never be for- 
gotten by Bucknellians and fans who fol- 
lowed his years at Bucknell and, later, his 
playing for, and coaching of, the Frankford 
Yellowjackets (forerunners of the Philadel- 
phia Eagles). 

Wally was married in 1929 to Ora Coop- 
er '29 whose father, Dr. Charles D. Cooper 
'OS, captained the Bucknell pigskins in his 
undergraduate days. Ora's mother, the for- 
mer Cottie Albright '05, is the fourth Buck- 
nellian in this family. 

A native of Mt. Carmel where he played 
high school football, Wally Diehl attended 
the University of Pennsylvania for one year 
during whiclt he captained the freshman 
football team there. Transferring to the 300 
acres, he spent three years on the field here 
during which time George "Lefty" James 
'30, now coach at Cornell, was a teammate. 

Wally is survived by his wife, two daugh- 
ters, Mrs. Thomas E. Morrow and Claire 
Cooper, 14, and two sons, John Albright, 18, 
and Charles Walter, 16. Both .sons follow in 
tlie football loving footsteps of their famous 
dad. 



He was constantlj' doing small kindnesses for 
his friends, a fact which makes his passing 
cut the deeper among all who were priv- 
iledged to know him." 



Worthen '53 Wins Cadillac 




ir winning first 
ilvn .Sniilli '55, 



Hugh J, VVortlien receiving congratulations from Walter Winchell f( 
lirize in VVincliell's Damon Kiinyon Cancer Innid essay contest, wliilc Mar 
Hugh's wife-to-be looks on, (They were married later on August 7). 

Hugh's winning essay on the llieme "Why I Could Never Be A Cnniniuiiist" was 
as follows : 



"A free man lias a <-iTtaiii dignity, of which even poverty cannot deny I 
however small, can be heard. Ojinmuiiism, which robs men of their frcedi 
voice, can liokl no promise liigli eiiougli to compciisalc' for loss of my ideiil 
being." 



liiu. I lis voice, 
m\, dignity ;iiid 
ity as a luiman 

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THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS is published in January, March, May, Sep- 
tember, and November by Bucknell University, Lewisburg. Pa. 

Member — American Alumni Council 

OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION 

WILLIAM S. LIMING '33, President, 896 Andrews Rd., East Williston, L. I., New York. 

JOHN F. WORTH '37, First Vice President, 233 N. Galveston St., Arlington, Va. 

MRS. JOHN A. RHODES (Helen E. Bodine '20), Second Vice-President, 1035 N. Negley Ave., 

Pittsburgii 6, Pa. 
DAYTON L. RANCK '16, Treasurer, 35 Market St., Lewisburg, Pa. 
JOHN H. SHOTT '22. Secretarij and Editor, 116 Faculty Court, Lewisburg, Pa. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

WILLIAM S. LIMING '33, 396 Andrews Rd., East Williston, L. I., New York (1955) 

JOSEPH T. QUICK '38, Wright Rd., R. D. 2, Newtown, Pa. (1955) 

MRS. JOHN A. RHODES (Helen E. Bodine '20), 1035 N. Negley Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. (1955) 

CLAIR G. SPANGLER '25, 2U N. Sixth St., Reading, Pa. (1955) 

JOHN F. WORTH '37, 233 N. Galveston St., Arlington, Va. (1955) 

MRS. BROWN FOCHT (Florence Utt '26), 829 Market St., Lewisburg, Pa. (1956) 

BRUCE J. MILLER '27, 112 Devoe Rd., Chappaqua, N. Y. (1956) 

ALLEN A. RARIG '29, 528 Lindbergh Way, Lewistown, Pa. (1956) 

DONALD H. SHOLL '42, Munn Lane E., R. D. 1, Haddonfleld, N. J. (1956) 

P. HERBERT WATSON '37, 67 Prospect Ave., Norristown, Pa. (1956) 

MRS. CHARLES E. COPELAND (Amorita Sesinger '22), 85-10 34th Ave., Jackson Heights, 

N. Y. (1957) 

J. NORMAN DAVIES '26, 1112 Mill St., Wilkinsburg, Pa. (1957) 

WIUMER D. GREULICH "34, 715 Greythorne Rd., Wynnewood, Pa. (1957) 

FRANCIS B. HAAS, JR. '47, 2917 N. Front St., Harrisburg, Pa. (1957) 

W. CARL .SPROUT '08, Mitchell Apts., North and Front St., Harrisburg, Pa. (1957) 



C 



) Year Term Expires. 



Alumni Trustee Time Table 

June Commencement — Appointment of 
Committee on Notninations for Alumni 
Trustee. 

August IS — Letter to Alumni Club Presi- 
dents. 

September 1 — Follow-up to Alumni Club 
Presidents. 

September 15 — Letter to representative 
Alumni, Alumni Class Presidents, 
Alumni Fund Representatives, Past 
Presidents of the Alumni Association, 
and former Alumni Trustees. 

October 18 — Deadline for receiving sug- 
gestions to be considered by Nomina- 
tions Committee. 

October 23 — Meeting of Nominating 
Committee. 

November 20 — Nominations Committee 
submits three candidates to the Presi- 
dent of the Association. 

December 20 — Deadline for Board ap- 
proval. 

January ALUMNUS (about Jan. 15)— 
Announcement of names of three can- 
didates in THE BUCKNELL ALUM- 
NUS. 

February 21 — Petition deadline. 

April 1 — Ballots in mail; Election an- 
nouncement in THE BUCKNELL 
ALUMNUS. 

May 16 — Deadline for receiving ballots in 
Alumni Office. 

June Commencement — Certification to 
Board of Trustees. 



THE SIXTH FUND REPORT - 1953-1954 

The 1953-1954 Fund established new high marks in every category of Fund 
measurement when the Sixth Fund Year closed the books on June 30, 1954. 

The results : 

An increase of 2.6% in percentage of participation. 
An increase of $7,275.52 in total gifts. 
A 33.2% increase in total dollar gifts. 
A 8.9% increase in average gift. 

Most classes showed a healthy growth. How did your class stand? Which 
classes will share the honor of having their Class Numeral Banners flying over the 
stadium on Homecoming Day? The answers to these and other questions will be pub- 
lished in the Sixth Annual Report of the Bucknell Alumni Fund, which will reach you 
by mail late in September. Be on the look-out for it. 



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SEPTEM] 



19 5 4 



Bucknell Ambulance Units 

(Continued from Page 30) 
Steele, Douglas H. Williams, John Y. 
Willis, John H. Wood. 

This is an alphabetical list of the men 
who went to France with the Bucknell 
University Ambulance Unit, Section 525, 
during World War I: 

Thomas W. Agnew, Bucknell '20, 
Charles M. Bashore '19, George H. Beat- 
tie '19, Leroy P. Calkins '17, Alex H. 
Chalfant '19, Lerov G. Clark '18, Donald 
B. Cloward '19, Frederick E. Duffee '19, 
Gardner Wade Earle '15, Charles M. 
Emerick '19, Howard ^'. Fisher '13, Ro- 
land X. Gragg, Academy; Allen E. Lees 
"20. Lester E. Lighton '20, Gilbert T. 
Meredith '15, Emerson R. Miller '20, 
James Frederick Moore '20, Charles A. 
Reed 'IS, Warren S. Reed '20, Julius F. 
Seebach. Ir. '18, Don B. Shipman '17. 
Walter B. Shoffstall '18. Grover R. Short, 
Bucknell '20, Harold A. Stewart '19. Ever- 
ett E. Stone '18, Harrv \'. Thomas '19, 
John B. Vanderbilt '20. John P. Williams. 
Academy: Allen F. Willson '20, John 
Clayton Von '18. 

EUwood R. Bainbridge, Robert H. Barr, 
Walter H. Beyer. Henrv L. Bibbv, Paul 

B. Binder, Lt. Buckley, Edw. 

Casey, George H. Clapp, Spur.geon Cross 
(Colgate), Vern C. Davison, Harvey N. 

Dorn. Fuhs or Fuchs. Flint M. 

Gregg, Donald L. Gutelius, F. C. Hanlin, 
Lionel H. Harris (Columbia), Frederick 
W. Jones, Paul V. Kelly, W. A. La Fleur, 
James A. Lee, Vincent J. Lucia, Alfred H. 
MacGregor. McDonald, Romeo 

C. Martell, Mowry, Lt. H. H. 

Parsons, Lt. Reed, Clinton 

Straub. Thornburg, Lt. 

Wallace. 

These men were also members of the 
Bucknell University Ambulance Unit, but 
we do not know to which unit they be- 
longed: 

John E. Catherman, Ralph P. Griffith. 
R. B. Grubb, Flovd Harmon, John R. 
Kaufman '20, William T. Windsor '15. 



Class Reports 

(Continued from Page IS) 




' '.ill I If (,ni I: I I ',1; H (, 

Cadet Robert J. Orice is now quali- 
fied a.s a carrier pilot after six .succe.ss- 
ful landings aboard the li^ht aircraft 
earner VSS Monterey in the Gulf of 
Mexico. 

The Rev. and Mrs. Peyton L. Pal- 
more, II fMary L«u Hind; headed for 
S k !• f K .\( II K II I II .-, « 



Japan on August 12 with the blessing 
of the Methodist Board of Missions. 
Both Mary Lou and her husband have 
graduated from Yale Divinity School 
and will be assigned to a church over- 
seas. Their address: Interhaard House, 
4 of 12 Shiba Keah, Minatu Ku, Tokyo, 
Japan. 

Phyllis Jean "Vandenbergh is now as- 
sistant to the director of admissions at 
Wilson College, Chambersburg. 

CLASS OF 1953 

Class Reporter: MRS. JAMES A. CHAMBERS 

(Barbara Roemer) 

Boulevard Apts., 8 Clark St., Lodi, N. J. 

Second Lieutenants Roy Cunning- 
ham, Greg Bowen, and Charlie Swope 

have recently completed their officer 
basic course at the Marine Corps 
School, Quantico, Va. Bill Bulick who 
also has completed his officer course at 
Great Lakes, 111., has been assigned to 
Camp Pendleton, Calif. 




ROBERT R. DODSON, JR. 

Bob Dodson graduated from the U. S. 
Naval School, Pre-Flight as Naval Avi- 
ation Cadet. He has been assigned to 
the U. S. Naval Auxiliary Air Station, 
Whiting Field, Milton, Fla. 

Paul F. Evans has purchased a home 
in Antioch, 111., 1060 Victoria St. He 
has acquired a private pilot license, too! 

Clarence P. Gardei received his mas- 
ter's degree at Purdue University on 
May 30. He has accepted a position 
with the personnel department of the 
General Telephone Corporation of In- 
diana. 

Chuck Hetzel received his master's 
degree in physiology and bio-chemistry 
at Rutgers University. 

Karl Rohrbach has been elected to 
teach mathematics and social studies 
in the Lewisburg High School. 

Pfc. Jim Ilarrod is serving as com- 
pany clerk with a medical company in 
the Army in Germany. Pvt, Jeff 
Thompson is now stationed at Fort 
Krifix, Ky. He met Jack Taylor '52 
also stationed at Fort Knnx. 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wa.shburn have 
moved to the Loreman Apaitments in 
Rivor.side, a suburb of Danville, Pa. 
Fred is employed by Geisinger Memo- 
rial Hospital — Koss Clinic. 

En.sign Len Ahlfcid is serving with 
the U. S. Navy in London, on the .staff 



of the Commander in Chief of the U. S. 
Naval Forces, Eastern Atlantic and 
Mediterranean. He was married in June 
to Judy Esmay '54 in London. 

Word from Young & Rubican adver- 
tising is that Joan Lafferandre is now a 
copywriter with her own office — com- 
plete with name on the door. 

Lou (Thorne) and Ed Luce are the 
proud parents of a son, Stephen Craig, 
born June 10. Lou and Ed's address 
is 818 West Main Rd., Apt. A-1, Mid- 
dletown, R. I. 

Got a cra-azy letter from Betti Schel- 
lenberg and Leila Feifer last May. 
Schelli graduated from the University 
of Florida in 1953 and Lee has just 
completed a course at Katharine Gibbs, 
New York. Their address is 27 West 
70th St., New York 23, N. Y. Good to 
hear from you. 




GEORGE F. LUM 

It is with regret that we announce 
the death of George F. Lum who died 
as a result of an automobile accident 
near Austin, Pa. George was working 
for the Penna. Dept. of Highways as a 
testing engineer, on the Sinnamahoning 
road and dam project. He had resigned 
from the job and accepted a job with 
a firm of consulting engineers in Har- 
risburg. After a few weeks' vacation 
at his sister's home in New York City, 
he was to start the new job. George 
had spent the last 12 years in China 
just before entering Bucknell in 1950. 
The sympathy of the class is extended 
to the survivors. 

CLASS OF 1954 

Cla.ss Reporter: MISS DOROTHY M, DIORIO 
439 Cleveland Ave., York. Pu. 

Paul F. Andrus and Joyce Bevan 
were man-led June 5. They will I'cside 
in Ilai'tford, Conn, where Paul is em- 
ployed by an engineering firm, 

R. Danl'orlh Crossley II has emolled 
in Temple University School of Medi- 
cine, Phila. 

Peggy nines and Thomas Reimen- 
snydcr, Milton, were married July 18. 

June Christ and Dick Klemm '53 
were maiiied February 21st and are 
now residing at Fort Smith, Ark. Dick 
is an instructor in artillery at Camp 
Chaffee. 

Joan Ilanlo and Len Vonlleill '52 

wei'e married February 27tli and are 
living in Roosevelt, L. I., N. Y. 

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Tne Ne^v Alumni President 

Looks At Tne Year Aneaa 

I a-m assuming that you are interested in Bucknell, else why luoidd yon he 
reading this? It is ahout that interest of yours— and the year that lies ahead— 
which I write. 

There are 15,000 of us Buchiellians. Our interest ranges all the way from 
active forticifution in alumni affairs and life at the University today to no in- 
terest at all! But ranging somewhere in hetiveen is a vast grouf that has only 
a moderate interest in Bucknell— 'perhaps only enough to read this message. 

It is to all of you— keen interest or moderate— that I hring the encouraging 
news that never hefore has the state of health of our alumni organization heen 
more sound. 

Thanks to the leadership of my immediate predecessor, Emily Kelly, and to 
Andy Mathieson and Buck Sliott and all the other loyal alumni ivorkers, we 
have: 

A wonder f idly-organized annual alumni weekend which this past June had 
a record 1,050 in attendance at luncheon. 

Our Alumni Fund at an all-tim-e high. 

An encouraging 50 alumni clubs active during the past year. 

BUT, just to deflate the halloon a little, let's look at these two facts: 

Contrihutors to the Alumni Fund represent only 1 8 percent of our eligible 
alumni! 

A survey of 135 memhers of one of this year's reun'ing classes showed that 
90 had no affiliation xvith a local alumni club! 

There's still a big job to be done if we are to end the year that lies ahead 
wiili even greater alumni spirit and enthusiasm. Here are som-e suggestions: 

Talk Bucknell among your friends and acquaintances— help in recruiting 
top-quality prospective students for Bucknell. 

Get interested in local alumni club activities— if there is no club, why not 
organize one? 

Contribute regularly to the Ahimni Fund in proportion to yoiw ability. 

Come back to the campus whenever you can, especially on Alumni Week- 
end in June or at Homecoming. 

To yozi who already know the satisfaction of loyal alumni interest and sup- 
port, we look forward to your continued help. And to you xvho, in the past, may 
have been only "moderately interested" we say, "Come on in, the water's fine!" 

William S. (Bill) Liming, '33, President, 

General Alumni Association. 



The 



BUCKNELL 



J 



ALUMNUS 



NOVEMBER 1954 




^ 



■ ■ — i 

Clyde P. Bailey '29 Heads Alumni Fund ij^ ^^UA ^A4U€ 




CLYDE P. BAILEY '29 

Another "charter" member of the alumni fund program became chairman 
of the Bucknell Alumni Annual-Giving Fund at the beginning of the fund 
year, July 1, 1954. He is Clyde P. Bailey of the Class of 1929. Taking over 
the chairmanship from Andy Mathieson '20, who last year established new 
hiMis for the Fund in percentage of participation, total dollars contributed, 
number of contributors, and average gift, Clyde has outlined a program of 
activity that will bring the story of the Fund and the financial needs of Alma 
Mater to the doorsteps of thousands of Bucknellians during the coming year. 
Already a group of potentially large givers have had a personal message on fund 
needs from Clyde. Last year, as chairman of the pilot program of personal 
soHcitation for the Fund in Allegheny County, he recruited five captains and 
20 agents who called on 163 Bucknellians and received "on the spot" contribu- 
tions from over half of them, many of whom were first time donors. 

Clyde's activities on the campus as a student, both curricular and extra- 
curricular, were pointed towards his career as a lawyer. Active in the Pre- 
Legal Fraternity, he served as its president and debated against Oxford Uni- 
versity. He was secretary of the Senior Tribunal in his senior year. A member 
of Phi Lambda Theta, he was president in his senior year, and after graduation, 
was chosen president of the national body in 193 5. In addition to all these 
student activities he was assistant to the University Registrar during almost his 
entire stay in college. 

He earned his LL.B. at Duquesne University Law School in 193 3 and 
immediately entered the practice of law in Pittsburgh and over the years he 
has argued a number of precedent-setting cases before the Supreme Court of 
Pennsylvania. He is now a partner in the law firm of Weller, Wicks & Wallace, 
Pittsburgh. 

In Bucknell Alumni affairs he has always shown an interest, and activity 
in all University fund-raising campaigns followed as a matter of course. Chair- 
man of the Pittsburgh area in the Bucknell 100th Anniversary Gift Campaign 
and the Heating Plant Campaign just naturally led to an early activity in the 
Alumni Annual-Giving Program. A former president of the Bucknell Alumni 
Club of Western Pennsylvania, and president of the General Alumni Association 
in 1947-48, he was nominated as a member of the Board of Trustees of Bucknell 
University, serving a six-year term which ended just this year. 

It was perhaps inevitable that Clyde should have a lOO^c Bucknell family. 
He married the former N. Dorothy Lemon of the Class of 1929, and their son. 
Jack, who graduated from Bucknell in 195 3, soon thereafter married Sally Lee 
Dietrich of the Class of 1954. A second son, now in high school, is expected to 
enter as a freshman upon graduation from high school. The Baileys live at 16 
Churchill Road, Pittsburgh. 



Page 
Alumni 

Clyde P. Bailey '29 2 

Carl A. Bennett '40 7 

Franklin H. Cook '33 7 

Dr. Ernest B. Decker _ '27 10 

Herbert F. Harris '96 10 

Harry IV. Johnson '22 9 

Ei'erett T. Jones '19 6 

Mary McClelland Lago '40 7 

Raymond O. Manker '40 10 

Constantino F. Nagro '17 10 

Daniel M. Roop '45 10 

Nonnan Thomas '03 7 

Alumni Fund 2 

Alumni Fund Contributors 11-18 

Alumni Meetings in the Skies 8 

Alumni Trustee Time Table 22 

Book Shelf 7 

Class Reports 19-27 

Club Activities 8 

Cover Pictures 2 

Curriculum : Then, Now, and Tomorrow 3,4 

Dad's Day 6 

Editorial 26 

Enrollment and Admissions 9 

Freshmen— Class of 1958 4 

New Faces in the Bucknell Family 4 

New Faculty Members 4 

Recent Student Demonstration 6 

Sports 9 

Three Up and Three to Go 5 



It Happened Here 

Twenty Years Ago — 1934 

During Homecoming, President Homer 
P. Rainey announced the definite plans 
for Bucknell's Centennial year, including 
a $6,000,000 Building Program. The pro- 
gram included a renovation of Taylor 
Hall. They should see it now! ! ! Taylor 
Hall has just been renovated again; it 
looks like a new building. 



The Cover Pictures 

The front cover shows Dr. Norman H. Stewart, professor of zoology, climbing the hill to 
Taylor Hall just as he has for over forty years, but there's a new gleam in his eye this fall as he 
anticipates the improved facilities available in the newly renovated building. 

The back cover portrays plaques mounted in the rebuilt Taylor Hall by the Philadelphia 
Bucknell Alumni Association as a tribute to the late S. Dale Spotts '18 and the plaque provided by 
the "Doctors For Bucknell." Other plaques in the building mark gifts from the Bucknell Fathers 
Association; the late John Houihton Harris, Bucknell Trustee: the gift of 0. V. W. Hawkins 'IS, 
Bucknell Trustee, and Mrs. Hawkins, the former Marian K. Harman '1+ in memory of Mrs. Haw- 
kins' parents, Laura E. and Jacob C. Harman; and gifts from the Kresge Foundation, Detroit; 
and the Davella Mills Foundation, Montclair, N. J. 



THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS 



Vol. XXXIX— No. 2 



November 1954 



Published in January, March, May, September, 
and November 

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY 

Entered as second-class matter December 30, 
1930, at the post office at Lewisburg, Pa., under 
the Act of August 24, 1912. 

Student Editorial Assistants: Joan Christman 
Bertolet '55, Reading; Loie Bunnel '56, South 
Temple; Elizabeth Fogg '56, Moylan; Jane' 
Nevling '56, Lockport, N. Y. ; Arline Sherwood 
'56, Trenton, N. J.; Jean Wirths '56, Madison, 
N. J. ; Rhoda Wolf '56, Philadelphia. 



NOVEMBER 1954 



THE 



BUCKNEll ALUMNUS 



VOLUME XXXrX— No. 2 



NOVEMBER 1954 



The Ciirriciiluni: Then, Now, and Tomorrow 




OLD MAIN — When the Curriculum Was Chiefly Latin and Greek 



The First Annual Catalogue of the Of- 
ficers and Students of the University at 
Letvisburg, 1850-51, defines the course of 
study which was prescribed for the sixty- 
one students who were then attending the 
university. (In 1850, the annual tuition was 
thirty dollars, the room rate "on the Hill" 
was seven dollars and fifty cents a year, and 
according to the Catalogue, "board, including 
lodging, washing, fuel, and light" could be 
had in town for as low as a dollar and a half 
a week.) Elect! ves, of course, were unheard 
of ; every student took precisely the same 
course of study. In all, thirty subjects were 
taught by the faculty of six, each student 
taking about four subjects a term. 

The courses in the curriculum of 1850 were 
chiefly in Greek and Latin, although English, 
mathematics, and the practical sciences were 
also present. A freshman during his first 
term, for example, would study Algebra, 
Xcnophon, Livy, Latin Composition, Fiskc's 
CUmiciil Manual, and English Language 
and 0<mfKrtiti'm. 

By I'XIO, Buckncll University (the new 
name had been adopted in 1886) had grown 
^'>n^id^■rat>ly. and the curriculum had undcr- 
K'>nr- vimc significant changes. Three hun- 
dred and fifteen students were tiow being 
taught by a faculty of twt-nty-one teachers. 
The rollcge rate was ninety doll.irs per yar, 
■^nt\ tK»ard cost atxjut two and a half dollars 
a week, laundry twenty-five cents extra. 
S V F, M B K R 10 5 1 



According to the fiftieth Annual Catalogue, 
the undergraduate could choose one of four 
courses of study : the Classical Course, the 
Philosophical Course, the Scientific Course, 
the Eclectic Course. The number of sub- 
jects taught by the faculty had risen to one 
hundred and fifty-eight. 

The Bucknell freshman in 1900 would be 
required to take during his first term courses 
in geometry, algebra, Cicero, Livy, Homer, 
Greek composition, and elocution. In the 
first term of the senior year, the student was 
compelled to take only Psychology, Litera- 
ture, and Oration ; he would have completed 
his schedule by choosing courses from the 
following list of electives : Demosthenes, 
Tacitus, Lessing, Anglo-Saxon, French, His- 
tory, Composition, Law, Blackstone's Cotn- 
mentarics, International Law, Geology, Prac- 
tical Astronomy, Comparative Anatomy, and 
Chemistry. 

The description of the curriculum in the 
195.3-54 issue of the liucknell Catalogue in- 
dicates that the conception of what kinds of 
subjects a university should teach has 
changed drastically in the past lunulrcd 
years. 

The range of subjects in the present i ui- 
riculum at IJuckncIl is very great. A faculty 
of about one hunflred and forty niombers be- 
longing to thirty aeadeinir dep.'irlnients an- 
nounces through the Calalogue that it is 
qualified and willing to teach about seven 



hundred and fifty courses. (Many of these 
are seldom offered ; in the fall semester of 
1954 about two hundred and fifty courses are 
being given.) The alphabetical range is from 
Aerodynamics to Zoology with such diverse 
subjects as Geomorphology, Biometrics, Net- 
works and Filters, Photography, archery, 
Xenophon, Solfeggio, Charlemagne Ro- 
mances, weight-lifting, and Eurythmics ap- 
pearing in between. 

Perhaps as .striking a feature of the present 
curriculum as its range is the flexibility with 
which it is operated. There are no all- 
university rc<|uircmciits in English literature, 
in the foreign languages, in mathematics, or 
in history, although some of these subjects 
are required for students in particular fields. 
The philo.sophy underlying the present broad, 
flexible curriculum is that each student is 
unique, each has his own particular goals, ami 
therefore each has his own particular needs. 
The as.sumption behind the philosophy is tliat 
each student knows himself well enough to 
be certain of his goals and is wise enough to 
know how to achieve them. 

The elective system, which, developing in 
\\u: ])ast Inindrcfl years, slowly at first and 
then after 1900 more and more rajiidly, had 
become almost universal in American col- 
leges and universities by 1940, has recently 
been subjected to some reappraisals. Many 
educators have come to feel that two para- 
(Contlnucd on Pane i) 

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New Faculty Members 

The Bucknell faculty welcomed to its ranks 
this past fall twenty new professors and 
three ROTC officers. Fifteen of the new- 
comers have joined the faculty in the capacity 
of assistant professor. 

New assistant professors in the education 
department are : Miss Ruth Epler, a Hood 
graduate with her master of arts from Buck- 
nell, who has been teaching at Girard Col- 
lege, Philadelphia ; Charles Jones '42 who 
came here from the University of Illinois 
and has his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from 
Cornell ; and Nicholas Troisi, a graduate of 
Cortland State College with, his master's 
degree in education from Springfield College. 

Frederick Stauffer '51 and Vincent Supyr- 
nowicz enter the physics department as assis- 
tant professors. Mr. Stauffer has worked as 
an assistant in the physics department here 
at Bucknell where he earned his B.S. degree. 
Dr. Supyrnowicz earned his B.S. and M.S. 
degrees at Ohio State and his Ph.D. at Yale 
where he worked as a research assistant for 
two years. Two new members join the 
economics department. They are : Dr. Earl 
B. French, who since 1952 has been an in- 
structor at the University of Maine, and Dr. 
William N. Talmers, who received his doc- 
tor's degree from M. I. T. in June. The 
pyschology department also welcomed two : 
Dr. William Carr, who received his doctor's 
degree in August from the University of 
Pittsburgh, and Dr. Harry Jacobs, coming 
here from Cornell University. 

Other new assistant professors include : 
Roy P. Meyer, addition to the geography 
and geology department, who received de- 
grees from the Illinois Institute of Technol- 
ogy and the University of Chicago ; Colonel 
J. Worthen Proctor, an M. I. T. graduate 
advanced to the rank of colonel before re- 
tiring from the U. S. Army, joining the 
mechanical engineering department. 

The chemistry department this year wel- 
comed Dr. Reed Riley, a University of Il- 
linois graduate with his Ph.D. from Michigan 
State. Maurice C. Powers, formerly a teach- 
ing assistant at the University of North 
Carolina, his alma mater, is now teaching 
geography and geology. Emil Polak '51, 
joining the mathematics department, re- 
ceived his A.B. and M.A. degrees at Buck- 
nell and taught here in the same department 
from 1948 to 1951. Dr. Octave Levenspiel, 
chemical engineering, formerly taught at 
Oregon State College. 

Newly-named instructors include : Miss 
Janet Melzer, physical education, a June 
graduate of Pennsylvania State University ; 
William Weist '50, sociology; George Hersey, 
art, a Harvard graduate ; Gregory Wulczyn, 
chemistry, who earned his master's degree in 
mathematics at the University of Pennsyl- 
vania after completing his undergraduate 
training at LaSalle ; and John Tilton '52, an 
assistant in the English department last year, 
now an instructor in English. Mr. Tilton 
received his A.B. and M.S. degrees at Buck- 
nell. 

Assuming command of the Bucknell ROTC 
is Lt. Col. Joseph Chaufty, a graduate of 
West Point and holder of a master's degree 
in civil engineering from Iowa State. Hav- 
ing served in Europe during World War II 
and again in 1952, Col. Chaufty has been 
awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple 
Heart. He is replacing Lt. Col. Roger Barnes 
who has been assigned to a post in Germany. 

Other ROTC changes include the arrival 
of Capt. Frederick P. Kayser to replace 
Major Donald H. McConnell as assistant 
professor of Military Science and Tactics. 
Capt. Kayser spent 19 months in the Euro- 
pean Theatre in World War II and eight 
months in Korea. In Japan he spent 16 
months as an instructor at the engineering 
school. Far East Command. Lt. Col. Richard 

4 



A. Morgan has assumed the duties of execu- 
tive officer, replacing Lt. Col. W. J. Besser. 
Col. Morgan formerly was located at the 
Fifth Army headquarters in Chicago. 

Four ROTC staff members remain from 
last year. They are: Major Arthur W. 
Delaney, Major Jimmie L. Pittman, Capt. 
Thomas Johnson, and Master Sergeant Allen 
Mews. 



New Faces in the 
Bucknell Family 

Two assistant deans were welcomed to the 
campus this fall as Miss Martha Harris was 
named to succeed Miss Cynthia Goddard as 
assistant dean of women, and Mr. Ralph F. 
Soelzer was appointed assistant to Malcolm 
E. Musser, Dean of Men. 

Miss Harris has come to us from Los 
Angeles, California, having received her 
A.B. degree at Occidental College and her 
M.A. in guidance at Columbia University. 
While at Columbia, she lived at International 
House, working in the program office there. 
Fler most active duties will be those of ad- 
viser to freshman women and head resident 
of Larison Hall. 

Mr. Soelzer, assistant to the dean of men 
and director of men's residence halls, is a 
graduate of the University of Illinois where 
he majored in English. Also holding an 
M.A. degree in counselling and guidance, he 
formerly taught in the Areola, 111. high 
school. 



The Curriculum 

(Continued from Page 3) 

doxical dangers inhere in this system : one, 
the knowledge outside of his major subject 
which the student acquires is likely to be 
fragmentary and superficial, and two, the 
student often becomes a specialist in a single 
narrow field, despite efforts to avoid this 
contingency. In the past decade a significant 
number of leading universities (Harvard, 
Yale, and Chicago, for example) have been 
experimenting with programs which stress 
the teaching of knowledge in terms of its 
historical development as well as its immedi- 
ate practicality, the teaching of basic ideas 
as they relate to many diverse fields of study, 
and the teaching of the basic skills of thought 
and expression as tools with which to in- 
tegrate acquired knowledge and to pursue 
new ideas. At Bucknell the four-semester 
University Course, which recently was 
awarded a $25,000 grant from the Carnegie 
Foundation, is an experiment of this kind. 
And mindful that the university will never 
arrive at the place where it has constructed 
for all time the best curriculum which it can 
offer, mindful that in a world which never 
stands still vision in the educator and flexi- 
bility in his system are desperately needed, 
the Dean of the College with the help of the 
faculty has been re-evaluating the present 
curriculum. For over a hundred years the 
evolution of the curriculum at Bucknell has 
been motivated by a constant purpose : to 
improve the quality of the education which 
the university offers to the student. 



FRESHMEN — Class of 1958 — and Their Relatives 

Thirty-nine members of the fresliman class are the sons or daughters of Bucknell 
parents and a total of 117 out of the entering class of 555 new students have relatives who 
are Bucknellians. Among the relatives listed are one great-great-grandfather, one great- 
grandfather, one grandmother, two grandfathers, nineteen brothers, eighteen sisters, nine- 
teen uncles, and nine aunts, sixty-one cousins and other distant relatives. 

This year's entering students who are children of Bucknellians are listed below with 
their parents' names. 



Names of Students 
Margaret Ann Anderson 
Frances Ann Beighley 

Nancy Ella Bellmeyer 
Alice Mohr Brewer 
Sarah Barbara Bucher 
Janet Bossler Bull 
Margaret Jane Carll 
Nancy Ann Christianson 
Naomi Laura Cowen 
Robert Evans Davies 
Reese Allen Davis 
Peter Stewart Deck 
Harold G. Erickson 
Cynthia R. Farnsworth 
Janice S. Fox 
Janet Ann Frable 
James Robert Fries 
Edward B. Frontz 
James B. Griffiths 
John Donald Harrison 
Gail Zona Koondel 
Ronald Paul Lewis 
William J. Llewellyn, Jr. 
Barbara Mary Long 
Janice Marie Miller 
Marian Ann Moore 
James Edward Newell 
John W. Nichols 
Robert Nicodemus 
Amos Vastine Pershing III 
Bruce Wagner Reisman 
Robert Daniel Ruger 
Mary Linda Shorts 
Charles Frederick Siede III 
Allen Hughes Smith 
Sandra Jane Stickney 

Harold E. Waldner 
David Nelson Wendt 
William Rafford White, Jr. 



Parents 
Sara Hawes Anderson '30 
Julia Hoffman Beighley '33, Arthur F. 

Beighley '34 
Mary Grove Bellmeyer '33, Sam'l Bellmeyer '33 
Stewart F. Brewer '26 
Robert L. Bucher '17 

Kathryn Bossler Bull '28, Howard H. Bull '27 
Marguerite Mayers Carll '26, Jos. D. Carll '26 
Frank T. Christianson '29 
Hazel Hagerman Cowen '18 
John Norman Davies '26 
Fred Davis '30 
John Phillips Deck '32 
Harry W. Erickson '31 
James F. Farnsworth '27 
Marian Stinson Fox '31, Charles F. Fox '31 
Milton F. Frable, Jr. '28 
Harry C. Fries '20 
Olive Billhime Frontz '23 
James A. Griffiths '32 
John M. Harrison '29 
Rhoda Turk Koondel '34 
Thomas G. Lewis '28 
Dr. William J. Llewellyn '24 
David E. Long '29 
Marie Walbeht Miller '30 
Dr. John M. Moore '28 
Randall L. Newell '26 
Martha Wettlaufer Nichols '18 
Roy E. Nicodemus '25 
Amos Vastine Pershing, Jr. '24 
Edward A. Reisman '36 
Harold David Ruger '34 

Mary Reese Shorts '32, Arthur M. Shorts '30 
Charles Frederick Siede '33 
Robert H. Smith '36 
Dorothy Turnisach Stickney MA'49, Charles 

F. Stickney MA'48 
Harold E. Waldner '30 

June Lequatte Wendt '36, Nelson E. Wendt '34 
William Rafford White '26 

NOVEMBER 1954 



Three Up and Three to Go 





ENoIXEERINO 



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Architect's draHing of the section of the campus ■loi) o' the Hill,-' showing the location of 

the new dormitory tor freshman men (in circle) now under construction and plans for 

future development of that area. 



In the first nine years of Bucknell Univer- 
sity's Second Century, her total assets will 
have been nearly doubled. 

Back in 1946 when the Second Century 
Development Program was inaugurated, the 
University's physical assets were valued at 
approximately $3,900,000 and her endowment 
fund stood at $1,500,000 in round figures, for 
a grand total of $5,400,000. 

At this writing, the value of the Univer- 
sity's property is placed on the books at $5,- 
WXI.fKXJ and the endowment fund stands at 
S2/m.m) for a total of $8,200,000. By the 
end of the current academic year, when the 
present building projects have been com- 
pleted, it is estimated that the University's 
a-><.ets will be up another $1,500,000 for a 
Kranrl total in the neighborhoocl of $10,- 
OfXJ.fJOO. 

Three years ago, when the ALUMNUS 
rep'/rtcd on the status of the Second Century 
Development Program, it stated that two of 
the program's six building projects had been 
compbfted. These were the heating plant 
arwl the new library. Now, with the con- 
•truction of the F. W, Olin Science Building 
well under way, the situation can be nearly 
rfnore»I by the .ttatctncnt : Three Up and 
Three To Go, 

The factors not covered by that phrase 
are the renovation of Taylor Hall, wliiih 
ha« just iKfcn completed and the construction 
of a new dormitory for freshman men that 
V O V K M n K R 1 B ■! ♦ 



has just been started. These were contingen- 
cies not foreseen by the original designers 
of the Second Century Program. 

The remarkable thing about this rapid im- 
provement of the University's position is 
that much of this work has been done without 
interference with the University's efforts to 
build up the Annual Giving Program among 
Alumni. Follf)wing the Heating Plant cam- 
paign which was a full-scale effort among 
all Alumni and Friends of the University, a 
definite policy was established tliat there 
would be no more such cam])aigns until such 
time as the Alumni Fund had reached a 
status comparable to those of otlicr leading 
universities. 

Consequently, no campaign was organized 
to erect a new library and fortunately, gifts 
from a small number of individuals, notably 
Mrs. Kllen Clarke Berlraiul, made this build- 
ing possible. The Olin Science Building 
came as the result of a single gift by the 
Olin bVjundation. 

A number of Alumni contriliulcd volun- 
tarily to the renovation of Taylor Hall, but 
for the mo.st part, the funds came from 
Friends, Parents, Industry and Fomulations. 
However, it should be noted here that Hurk- 
nellians now in medicine or allied liclfls were 
naturally the most interested in the Taylor 
Hall proje<'f. In addition to giving funrls to 
the project, lliey have also organized so llial 
their support of the Biology Dcii.irliiniil Is 
tr> be a continuing thing. 



The new men's dormitory, also has been 
made possible without benefit of a full-scale 
campaign. In fact, the bulk of the funds 
necessary for this project are being made 
available by the Trustees of the University. 
At the present time 27 members of the Board 
liavc pledged or paid $321,000 toward this 
project. 

Three major items from the original Sec- 
ond Century Development l^rogram remain 
to l)c checked off. These are a Cha])cl-Audi- 
torium, a new Social Science and .-ulclitions 
to the Men's Gymnasium. 

In the meantime, other projects have 
nudged their way into the picture. ImkIow- 
lucnt for faculty salaries and scholarshijis 
are demanding attention and with the erec- 
tion of the Olin Science Building and the 
new dormitory, funds nuist lie found with 
which to remodel the old cheniislry liuildiiig 
and the (|iiarters occupied by the Physics 
ncpartment in l'2ast College. A new women's 
dormitory to replace the many houses on 
Si.\lh Street has been proposed and better 
facilities for the Commerce and I'inance 
Department and the School of Music are 
necessary. 

Which one of these projects will be given 
(op |)riorily is a matter for the Board to 
decide, bill in any event, if the Univer,sity 
can continnc lo increase its assets by $500,000 
per yc'.-ir as it has done over the past nine 
years, there is no question but what Buck- 
nell's needs will be met eventually. 



The Recent Student Demonstration 



After six years of study, trial, and ex- 
perience in efforts to control student drink- 
ing, the Executive Committee issued a state- 
ment on September 22 stating that the use 
and possession of alcoholic beverages, nor- 
mally banned in all university buildings, 
would hereafter be banned as well in the 
fraternity houses. Naturally this subject has 
been of a controversial nature, but the ad- 
ministration in arriving at its decision has 
done so only after a determined effort to act 
honestly and sincerely in the interests of the 
individual student and the university. 

Disregarding for the moment the several 
moral factors as well as the historical back- 
ground of the university, the college officials 
were practically compelled to recognize the 
fact that a large percentage of the student 
body is under age and that any other posi- 
tion taken by the university would, in effect, 
condone the breaking of the Pennsylvania 
State Laws. There are undoubtedly many 
phases that could be considered in connec- 
tion with this subject; but the honest effort 
on the part of the university to work for 
the best interests of the students is readily 
recognized and it is hoped and expected that 
the alumni and friends of the institution, as 
well as the student body, may see the value 
of the position taken by the university and 
support the new regulation. 

The announcement of the new policy was 
made by the Executive Committee at a meet- 
ing of the fraternity presidents and social 
chairmen. The meeting was also attended 
by a number of the alumni advisors of the 
fraternities. The Executive Committee is 
composed of Dr. William H. Coleman, vice 
president and dean of the college ; Malcolm 
E. Musser, dean of men ; Miss Mary Jane 
Stevenson, dean of women ; Dr. Dayton L. 
Ranck, vice president and treasurer ; George 
R. Faint, registrar ; Walter C. Geiger, super- 
intendent of grounds and buildings ; and 
three members of the faculty elected by the 
faculty — Dr. Albert Blume, associate profes- 
sor of German ; Prof. John F. Zeller, III, as- 
sistant professor of political science ; and 
Dr. Manning A. Smith, professor of chem- 
istry. The statement of the Executive Com- 
mittee reads as follows : 

Because of the confusion and misunder- 
standing which have developed in inter- 
preting the University's policy on the use or 
possession of alcoholic beverages at Buck- 
nell, the University Executive Committee 
deems it advisable to set forth a precise 
statement on the subject. 

The Committee has adopted the following 
regtdation, effective immediately : "Posses- 
sion or use of alcoholic beverages in any 
form is prohibited in all University buildings 
and fraternity houses." 

Bucknell, since her founding, has been 
opposed to the use or possession of alcoholic 
beverages on the college campus. Five years 
ago, the University's trustees went on record 
with this official statement of policy : 

"Possession or use of alcoholic beverages 
on the campus, including fraternity houses, 
is completely opposed to the best interests of 
Bucknell and any use thereof resulting in dis- 
credit to Bucknell will be handled with the 
utmost severity. 

"The use or possession of alcoholic bev- 
erages has been traditionally forbidden in 
all college buildings, and on this point there 
is apparently little misunderstanding. 

"In the case of fraternity houses, however, 
the policy has been interpreted somewhat 
differently. 

"Bucknell's administrative officers have 
given this matter intensive consideration 
over a long period. It seems to us to be 
highly inconsistent to insist upon one interpre- 

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tation of policy for students living in the 
college dormitories and to permit another in- 
terpretation in fraternity houses. 

"Nor can we condone a situation in which 
alcoholic beverages are unlawfully furnished 
to minors. 

"We have therefore concluded that a spe- 
cific ruling covering both college buildings 
and fraternity houses is necessary in order 
properly to execute the policy formulated by 
the trustees. 

"At the time that the trustee statement 
was announced in 1949, it was indicated by 
the trustees that the implementation of this 
policy was an administrative matter, to be 
handled by the college officials on the 
campus. 

"The Executive Committee has accord- 
ingly acted to define our policy by prohibit- 
ing the use of alcoholic beverages in all 
Bucknell buildings and fraternity houses." 

Publication of the full statement of the 
Executive Committee two days later in 
The Bucknellian, student newspaper, and 
a short editorial pointing out that prohibition 
would cause increased drinking off campus, 
resulting in dangerous driving after drinking 
and suggesting the proposal made by the 
fraternities last spring, i. e., "tolerate drink- 
ing but punish severely and consistently all 
the groups or individuals who practice in- 
discriminate drinking" were the first re- 
actions to the announcement. During the 
following week the fraternities, through the 
Interfraternity Council, were busy discussing 
a proposal of compromise on drinking in 
fraternity houses to be presented to the Ex- 
ecutive Committee for consideration. Before 
this could be accomplished, however, some 
students displayed publicly their dislike for 
the new regulation. 

Student demonstrations against the ruling 
occurred on Sunday and Monday nights, 
October 3 and 4. The Sunday night demon- 
stration was of a rather spontaneous nature 
and was engaged in by 300 to 500 students. 
The student outbursts, in the main, represent- 
ed demonstrations by certain students (and 
it should be remembered that outbursts of 
this nature may occur on college campuses 
with little provocation). In both displays of 
opposition by students, no property damage 
resulted, nor were there any injuries reported. 

In its issue following the demonstrations, 
The Bucknellian devoted about eight full 
columns — about one and one -third pages — 
to the liquor ban. It published one student 
letter of protest against the ban and pointed 
out that the editors of the publication are 
100 per cent behind the sentiment expressed 
in the demonstration, but the lead editorial, 
entitled "Sound and Fury, Accomplishing 
Nothing," expressed this conclusion : "the 
demonstrations defeated their own purpose", 
and this hope : "We hope our fatalistic at- 
titude will not discourage responsible leaders 
in Student Faculty Congress and the In- 
terfraternity Coimcil from working out a 
compromise plan. It should have been their 
problem all along." 

Naturally the ban will have its effect upon 
the fraternity houses, and it has been in- 
teresting to observe that the national officers 
of practically all the fraternities represent- 
ed on the campus, and especially those as- 
sociated with the Interfraternity Conference, 
have given their unqualified endorsement of 
the position taken by the university and in 
practically every instance offered their help 
in enforcing the regulation. 

Actually, national fraternities represented 
on the campus all have drinking restrictions 
in their chapter regulations and at least one 
campus fraternity chapter adopted a rule ban- 



ning intoxicants before the university regu- 
lation was announced. 

The Bucknell University Fathers' Associa- 
tion, meeting on the campus on October 9, 
went on record as unconditionally support- 
ing the university's stand on alcoholic bever- 
ages. The two governing bodies of the stu- 
dents, the Women's Student Government 
Association and the Men's Student Assem- 
bly, expressed to Bucknell University their 
sincere regret "for the detrimental publicity 
resulting from recent student demonstra- 
tions." The senate of WSGA went on to 
say that "in the event of any future dis- 
turbance of this or any other sort, every 
woman student, under our Honor System, 
is responsible for complete understanding 
and compliance with this regulation. It is 
to be understood that this applies to all 
phases of conduct which could defame the 
reputation of Bucknell University." 

A number of organizations and individuals, 
including alumni, on and off the campus, 
lost no time in expressing their approval 
of the edict by telephone calls, telegrams, and 
letters to university officials. According to 
information received at the offices on the 
hill, numerous colleges throughout the coun- 
try have been wrestling with this same sub- 
ject, and in many instances, action similar 
to that taken by Bucknell has been taken 
by other educational institutions. 



The sixteenth annual Dad's Day cele- 
bration was held on the Bucknell campus 
on October 9 and 10. Features of the 
weekend were the Board of Directors of 
the Fathers' Association meeting, a Dad's 
Day Luncheon, the Bucknell-Lehigh foot- 
ball game, and evening entertainment by 
the. Men's and Women's Glee Clubs. 

Speakers at the Dad's Luncheon were 
Dr. William H. Coleman, dean and vice 
president; Dr. Dayton L. Ranck, treasur- 
er and vice president; and Dr. Joseph 
Henderson, acting president of the Uni- 
versity. Mr. George Holton of Pelham, 
New York, president of the Fathers' As- 
sociation presided at the luncheon. 

Saturday afternoon. Dads witnessed the 
Bucknell-Lehigh football game in Me- 
morial Stadium and on Saturday night, 
were entertained by the Glee Clubs in 
Davis Gymnasium. During the evening 
program, a rotating plaque was presented 
to the new president of the Fathers' Asso- 
ciation by Booster Club president, Pat 
Mansfield '55. A plaque was also given 
for the S. Dale Spotts Auditorium in the 
newly renovated Taylor Hall. 

An informal reception forthe Dads fol- 
lowed the evening program in the gym. 



Everett T. Jones '19, Succumbs 

President of the board of trustees of 
the Pennsylvania Oral School since last 
February, Everett Thomas Jones died 
September 24 at the age of 60 in Scranton. 
He had been ill for three weeks. 

Known during his school days as "Rut," 
Mr. Jones was a Phi Gam. Continuing 
his fraternal associations after graduation, 
he rose to the 33rd degree of the Masonic 
order. He was a veteran of the First 
World War. 

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Margaret 
Jones; a daughter, Mrs. Frederick W. 
Francis, of Baltimore; a son, Robert W. 
of Austin, Tex., and a brother, Edward E. 
'26, of Baltimore, Md. 

NOVEMBER 1954 






BOOK SHELF 



MARY McClelland lago '40. 

They Live in the City. 
Friendship Press, N. Y. 

This fascinating story is written about the 
life and action of teen agers wlio live in 
the citj', or who have come recently to its 
industrial suburban developments. It is not 
about dust bowl victims, but comfortable 
Americans who have followed to the cities. 
There is portrayed the drug store gang of 
the new housing development in W'estmont; 
the sophisticated teen agers of the higher 
economic levels of the city nearby ; and the 
Scorpian gang in the slums. We meet Katy, 
recently from a small village, yearning for 
friendship in her new community. There is 
Barrv' who is hospitalized with rheumatic 
fever, whose mother can scarcely make ends 
meet. Barr\- is sullen and an introvert. Joe 
and Nick and their gang make spending 
money in minor thefts, becoming bolder 
with time. They war on a Negro youth 
group. Nick's sister is injured by a trailer 
truck. Jeflt, the Negro boy, is the envy of 
the baseball fans. The exclusive section of 
the citj', which helps maintain social services 
in the slums doesn't care to meet the people 
who live there, or to share too generously 
with them. Mr. Anderson is a very deter- 
mined man and most respectable, and a 
churchman. But then there are some other 
people who must be taken into account — 
Mr. Martin, Dr. Halstead, :Mr. "Mike," The 
Shacklefords, Barbara and Elizabeth, 

The author has woven her stirring story 
around the lives of these people, and shows 
what can be done with the cooperation of the 
churches, community agencies, citizens of 
good-will when leadership is wisely exer- 
cised. The story has come out of real life 
situations and experiences in the vicinity of 
St. Louis. 

The author, Mrs. Mary McClelland Lago 
'40, is now the wife of Dr. Gladwyn Lago 
of the department of electrical engineering 
of the University of Missouri. As a student 
at Bucknell, Mary was an English major with 
much participation in music. Her second 
love was journalism. Upon graduation she 
took a position with the Friendship Press in 
New York, first as secretarial. She then 
began to do some editing and writing for the 
Press. Her articles have also appeared in 
other magazines, such as Mademoiselle. In 
Columbia fMo.) she has been active in or- 
chestra and choir, and in her church, which 
is now Episcopal. Her social concerns have 
brought her in contact with many commu- 
nity enterprises throughout the state. This 
most recent publication of hers expresses her 
ideas on delinquency and what can be done 
for a wholesome community life. A gifted 
writer, she is joined in this book by the tal- 
ents of a remarkably good photographer, 
Edward C. Meyer of the St. Louis Globe- 
Democrat. 

— FcmREST D. Brown, Secretary, 
Christian Association. 

ROBERT T. OLIVER. 

Synqmim Khcc, The Man liehind the Myth. 
tjfxjd. Mead & a,mpany, N. Y., 1954. 

In AuKUst 1942 iJr. Robert T. Oliver first 
met Syngman Rhce through their mutual 
friend. Reverend Edward junkin, formerly 
pa»tor of the Presbyterian Church in I^-wis- 
imrjf. At the time of the meeting Rhcc was 
Prc\idcnf of the Provisional Government of 
Korea and Dr. Oliver w;n Chairman of the 
Speech Department at Bucknell University, 

They met in a small cafeteria on Connccti- 
rul Avenue, WashinKtfjn, D, ('.. Impressed 
by Rhfc's earnest zeal for Korean ltide[>cnd- 
etirc iJr. Oliver sUKgcslcd fliat he should 
write the story of Korea for the American 
V O V E M B K K I ,'. « 



public. Rhee replied, "I am not a writer ; 
why don't you?" Since that initial contact 
Dr. Oliver lias been the outstanding advocate 
of Korea's cause in the United States. In 
1944 he wrote Korea; Forgotten Nation; in 
1950, Uniy War Came to Korea; in 19S1, The 
Truth About Korea; in 1952, Verdict in 
Korea; in 1953, he served as editor for 
Korea, My Country by Yung Tai Pyun; 
and now, Syngman Rhee, The Man Behind 
the Myth. 

The biography of Rhee is a sixty-year his- 
tory of his people from the days prior to 
the Russian-Japanese War to the post-Ko- 
rean W'ar period of 1954. Introduced to 
American democratic ideals through Metho- 
dist missionaries in the Pai Jai Middle 
Scliool, Rhee with a small group attempted 
to bring reform under the Korean Emperor. 
Caught between Russian and Japanese pres- 
sures from abroad, and a domestic reform 
movement, the emperor established a Privy 
Council made up of reform proponents. In 
1S97 Rhee served on this Council as Speaker. 
However, the forthright actions of the Coun- 
cil led to the seven year imprisonment of 
Rhee. Released by a new emperor Rhee en- 
tered a stream of Korean life dominated by 
the Japanese. Unable to give Rhee diplo- 
matic status because of the presence of the 
Japanese the emperor sent him as a student 
to intercede with Theodore Roosevelt under 
the Amity Agreement of 1882 between Korea 
and the United States. This mission was 
unsuccessful for the United States was pro- 
moting friendly relations with Japan. Again, 
at the end of World War I, as a friend of 
President Wilson, Rhee sought to invoke 
the "right of self-determination of peoples," 
with failure as a result. Not until the ter- 
mination of World War II were the Koreans 
to achieve independence as a half-nation, with 
Syngman Rhee as President. The removal 
of Japan from Korea again meant the up- 
surge of Russia to threaten Korea. Today, 
at the end of fourscore years Rhee is creat- 
ing democratic government in Korea where 
laws are made through the process of par- 
liamentary procedure rather than arbitrary 
decree. 

— Franklin H. Cook '33, Professor of 
Economics, Pennsylvania State University. 

CARL A. BENNETT '40, M.A. '41, M.A. 

(Mathematical Statistics) '42, Ph.D. '52 

(Co- Author). 

Statistical Analysis in Chemistry and the 

Chemical Industry. 

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 

Dr. Carl A. Bennett, the head of General 
Electric's Statistics unit in Operations Anal- 
ysis at the Hanford Atomic Products Opera- 
tion, has just been announced as co-autlior 
of a book published recently on applied sta- 
tistics in the chemical field titled Statistical 
Analysis in Chemistry and the Chemical In- 
dustry. 

His co-author is Norman L. Franklin, pro- 
fessor of chemical engineering with the Uni- 
versity of Leeds in Leeds, England. 

Looking well ahead, the National Research 
Council's Committee on Applied Mathemati- 
cal Statistics decided, in 1949, that the great- 
ly accelerating interest in the use of modern 
statistical methods in chemistry was gener- 
ating a need for an adequate book on this 
subject. 

To write an effective book of this sort it 
was decided that two authors would be re- 
quired — one a mathematical statistician, the 
other a chemist — each with experience in the 
other's field. 

After gaining the .services of the two 
authors listed above, the committee then 
agreed to sponsor the unrlcrtaking with fi- 
nancial sM|>port from the Office of Naval 
Research. It has been published by John 
Wiley aiKJ Sons, Inc. 

The book, in its 724 pages, presents the 
d'-velopmcnt of tho.sc aspects of applied 
mathematical statistics which will be con- 



tinually useful to chemists and chemical en- 
gineers. It starts from the beginning of the 
subject and, dealing with each topic as com- 
pletely as possible, gives the theoretical back- 
ground and derivation of the methods, to- 
gether with computational procedures. 

— C. H. Richardson. 

NORMAN THOMAS '05. 

The Test for Freedom. 

W. W. Norton and Company, N. Y., 1954. 

With the rise and development of "Mc- 
Carthyism" Americans again have become 
conscious of the Bill of Rights. Numerous 
works flow from the press denouncing the 
challenge to or upholding the protection of 
those basic rights. Norman Thomas adds his 
voice to the growing throng who think the 
American people by apathy or indifference 
stand a chance of having them ignored or 
discarded. He resents the fact that liberty 
and security have been impaired by involving 
them so deeply in the politics of McCarthy- 
ism. 

In the Preface of his book the author says, 
"This book will speak for itself or it will 
not speak at all." His first chapter is devot- 
ed to a defense of his writing the book in the 
first place. For the more mature reader 
Norman Thomas needs to make no apology 
for his interest in the subject, nor does he 
need to explain by relating numerous per- 
sonal experiences his interest in the subject 
of Freedom. Certainly, this reader is con- 
vinced that Mr. Thomas is admirably well 
qualified through experience and action to 
discuss this topic and to give his reasoning 
and conclusions on the test for freedom today. 

Wliile the author does not tell us anything 
new or startling in his book, he does present 
a picture of the challenge to our basic free- 
doms. His analysis is penetrating and clear ; 
his style is simple, yet forceful ; and his 
work makes interesting reading. It will 
clarify the thinking of many people who have 
been flooded with literature on the subject 
accompanied by charges and countercharges 
resulting in almost complete confusion. 

The Jefferson ideal of individual freedom 
is accepted by Thomas as the norm. He 
traces the fight made by Jefferson for his 
principles, and he shows that in practically 
every generation these ideals are challenged, 
as for example, the Alien and Sedition Laws, 
slavery, the Ku Klux Klan, the treatment 
of aliens in World War I and World War 
II, and especially the treatment of the Japa- 
nese-Americans in the 1940's. 

Recognizing the threat of Communism to 
the American Way of Life the author was 
one of the early opponents of the spread 
of the doctrine of Marx. 

Wliile cognizant of the sinister aspects of 
Communism, Norman Thomas is tremen- 
dously concerned about the new challenge 
to American freedoms — McCarthyism. He 
appraises the movement of McCartliyism and 
is firmly convinced that it is larger and more 
important than the man who is its symbol. 
Under McCarthyism he shows the develop- 
ments which have culminated in the accept- 
ance by Americans in the limitation of their 
freedoms : The Smith and McCarran Ads, 
the Congressional investigations with their 
ignoring individual rights, the loyalty and 
.security tests, and McCarthyism at state and 
local levels. In each instance the author 
gives examples of the abuse of authority and 
the tranijiling of individual rights by tlie iicr- 
sons involved. He jioimcd out numerous iii- 
.stances where innocent persons were victim- 
ized tinder the jjretext tluit the persons re- 
sponsible were defending America. 

While the author is not too pessimistic, he 
ends his book with this warning: "To us 
Americans much has been given ; of us much 
is rc(|uired." 

— Jamics A. Gatiiings. Pii.p., 
Professor of Political .Science, 
Bucknell University. 



CLUB ACTIVITIES 



ALTOONA— The Blair County Alumni 
club of Bucknell met Thursday, Sept. 2 at 
the American Association of University 
Women's home with Dr. L. H. Weiss ('38), 
president, in charge. 

Guests of the club were Richard White 
and John Hill, Jr., who entered Bucknell 
this fall and Lionel Kranitz, who is a 
senior at the University. 

The next session of the group will be a 
dinner meeting in January. 

Jane Gundy Stephenson '41, 

Secretary 

HARRISBURG — The Bucknell Alumni 
of Harrisburg met regularly for dinner 
meetings on the first Thursday of each 
month from March. 1953, through May, 
1954, at the Y. M. C. A., Front and North 
Sts., Harrisburg. We had an average of 
35 Alumni attending the Spring meetings. 
Our programs included group discussions 
of a film, THE TOYMAKER, an Easter 
message from Dr. Robert Stephens of the 
Market Square Presbyterian Church, and 
Mr. R. L. Lindsey of the Harrisburg 
School District. 

Our traditional picnic supper for fresh- 
men entering Bucknell from the Harris- 
burg area was held at Reservoir Park on 
Sept. 2, 1954. Of the 68 people present. 
30 were freshmen and their parents. 

We were very happy to have Janet Lehr, 
a junior at Bucknell and Jack Gresham, a 
sophomore, with us as well. Janet and 
Jack discussed the many and varied stu- 
dent activities at Bucknell which ^vas not 
only of value in terms of orientation for 
our freshman guests, but of interest to the 
graduates. We were fortunate in having 
Mr. John F. Zeller '41, professor of politi- 
cal science, with us as our speaker. Mr. 
Zeller interpreted the Bucknell way of life 
from the faculty viewpoint, and shared 
with us his thinking in regard to the use 
a student can make of the opportunity for 
learning. This seemed to us to be a very 
fine beginning for the resumption of our 
regular monthly meetings for the Fall 
season. 

Mary Nancy Gettman '46, 

Secretary 

READING— The Bucknell Alumni Club 
of Reading entertained freshman students 
from this area entering Bucknell this fall, 
at a party September 8, in the Wyomissing 
Club. 

Three present students at the University 
spoke on various phases of school life. 
Dale Bowen, a junior, told of the athletic 
program at school. Susan Fleming, a 
senior, spoke on the sorority activities and 
the extra curricular activities were dis- 
cussed by Lolita Bunnell, a junior. 

The University government and policies 
were discussed by Dr. Clair G. Spangler, a 
member of the Board of Directors. Buck 
Shott, alumni secretary, discussed "Buck- 
nell Traditions and Education." Master 
of ceremonies for the evening was Ray- 
mond Tyler, president of the local club. 
A social hour followed the program. 

Betty Keim Ketner '43, 

Secretary 

WASHINGTON— The meeting, held in 
the auditorium of the Washington Post 
Building, was called to order by President 
Ernest E. Blanche. 

Discussion followed concerning the 
Club's future activities, and it was sug- 
gested that Bucknell students in the ex- 
change program with American Univer- 
sity, Washington, be invited to attend the 
Washington Club meetings. 

The following officers were nominated 
and unanimously elected to serve for the 



The York Picnic Featured Good Food and Relaxation 




June 26 was the day and Marlyn Etzweiler's ('27) cottage along the Susquehanna was the 
place for the summer picnic of the Bucknell Alumni Club of York. After a busy afternoon of 
swimming, badminton, horseshoes, and ping-pong, a delightful picnic supper was enjoyed, fol- 
lowed by the usual relaxing and lounging. Then came bingo, with Peggy Deardorfif ('52), our 
club president, winning most of the prizes. After dark Mr. Etzweiler entertained the 50 Buck- 
nellians in attendance with some of his finest movies. 

BOB LeCATES ('51), Secretary. 



new year: president. Dale Hay '49; vice 
president, Mrs. Ralph Sherman (Mary E. 
Sholl '22); secretary, Mrs. J. R. Skove 
(Florence Fellows '48); treasurer, George 
R. Porter '38; member of executive com- 
mittee, Ernest E. Blanche '38. 

With respect to plans for the future, a 
program committee was appointed, with 
Leonard Smith chairman, Tom Meyer 
and Howard Dreyer members. 

Florence F. Skove '48, 

Secretary 

THE MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS— 

The musical organizations are setting up 
a program of appearances for the coming 
year that will reach most of our Alumni 
centers of activity. After appearing on a 
program of the Pennsylvania Baptist 
Convention in October the chapel choir 
will have a tour, November 6, 7, and 8 
to Altoona, Zelienople, McKeesport, and 
Philipsburg. A later trip scheduled ten- 
tatively for April 24, 25, and 26, will take 
the choir to Baltimore and Philadelphia. 

The Women's Glee Club is planning 
their annual tour for February 5-9 with 
appearances scheduled oh February 5 at 
Teaneck, N. J. (joint concert with the 
NYU Men's Glee Club), at West Point 
on February 6, and appearances at High 
Schools on Long Island and Northern 
New Jersey. 

The Men's Glee Club tour scheduled 
for February 7-10 will take that popular 
singing organization to Washington, Bal- 
timore, York, Hagerstown, and Wilming- 
ton. 

Alumni in the areas being visited by 
the musical organizations are cordially 
invited to attend the public performances 
and will be notified of the exact time and 
place through the local newspapers. You 
are missing something worth-while if you 
skip the opportunity to hear any of the 
Bucknell musical organizations in action 
in your home community. 

SAINT PETERSBURG— The first meet- 
ing of the season for the Bucknell Alumni 
Club of Saint Petersburg, Florida will be 
held on Saturday, November 20, at noon 
in the form of a covered dish luncheon at 
the home of Mrs. Henry Colestock, 1711 
48th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Bucknelli- 
ans travelling in Florida should remember 



that the St. Petersburg Club meets regu- 
larly during the winter season. When 
you reach St. Petersburg please call Mrs. 
Ruth S. Porter, secretary, 2710 Dartmouth 
Ave., St. Petersburg, to learn the meeting 
date of the Club. Visitors are always wel- 
come and urged to attend. 

WASHINGTON— The Bucknell Alumni 
Club of Metropolitan Washington held its 
fall meeting in the form of a picnic on 
Saturday, Sept. 11, 1954, at the Palisades 
Field House and Park, Washington, D. C. 
It was a "Pot-Luck" picnic with each 
family contributing part of the meal. The 
weather was fine and a good number of 
Alumni turned out for an afternoon of fun 
and relaxation. 

The only business brought up was the 
election of Mr. George Porter as Treasur- 
er of the Club for the coming year. Men- 
tion was also made about the November 
meeting which will be a dinner and fun 
night at the Fairfax Hotel, Washington, 
November 27, 1954. 

- Florence Fellows Skove '48, 

Secretary 



Alumni Meetings in the Skies 

On two occasions during the past sum- 
mer Bucknellians met in the skies over 
Europe and proceeded to hold impromptu 
Bucknell meetings. 

While flying from Venice to Munich 
during a recent visit to Europe this past 
summer Dr. Edward G. Hartmann '37, 
director of libraries and associate professor 
of history of Suffolk University. Boston, 
found himself seated next to a distin- 
guished gentleman. Subsequent conver- 
sation revealed the distinguished gentle- 
man was also a Bucknell Alumnus, Mr. 
Rush H. Kress '00, also enjoying the 
beauties of Europe. As might be expect- 
ed, Bucknell was high upon the agenda 
of conversation. 

Ambassador and Mrs. Horace A. Hil- 
dreth also met Mr. Kress and his family 
on a London to Istanbul flight. The Hil- 
dreths were en route to Pakistan after 
having spent a month in the LInited States, 
during which time Dr. Hildreth was a 
visitor on the Bucknell campus. 

NOVEMBER 19 54 



SPORTS 



Football — the 1954 Season 
— to Date 

The fact tliat Bucknell University's 1954 
grid machine received top bilHng by the 
nation's press services as one of the "unde- 
feated major colleges" mid-way in the cam- 
paign is reason to term Coach Harry Law- 
rence's eighth season at the helm of tlie 
Bisons a success. 

Previously, the Bisons were excluded from 
the list of major colleges in the football 
realm but the Thundering Herd caught fire 
and also caught the attention of the coun- 
trj-'s grid authorities with smashing victor- 
ies over Gettvsburg, 29-0 ; !MuWenberg, 33- 
13 ; Lehigh, 48-46 ; Temple, 27-0, and Lafay- 
ette. 7-0. 

In the same stretch, the Orange and Blue 
skjTocketed to the top of Peimsylvania's 
college elevens becoming one of two unde- 
feated squads with five victories and pacing 
the field with the most points. 144 in five 
games. 

Also, midwaj- in the campaign, the Bisons 
held claim to the front-running individual 
pointmaker throughout Pennsylvania in Bob 
Ford of CoUingswood, X. J., with a grand 
total of 48 points in the five engagements. 
Ford, who rallied from a severe attack of 
grippe to become Bucknell 's top ground 
gainer, had his biggest day when he carried 
66 times against Lehigh for a total gain of 
312 yards. 

And then comes the big question in the 
minds of Bucknellians as well as football 
followers throughout the country. "Is this 
the same eleven that eked out a lone victory 
while losing eight in 1953?" 

Coach Lawrence claims, "Essentially the 
same ball club except for some changes in 
position." adding that, "it's a matter of 
youth and experience." 

Alumni will recall that Coach Lawrence 
b>-passed his seniors in the waning weeks 
of the 1953 season to turn loose his juniors 
and sophomores "for experience." His plan- 
ning brought early dividends in 1954 and 
a lot of colorful, victorious football games 

for Bucknell. 

♦ 

Basketball Prospects Do 
Look Brighter 

Writing under the above heading in last 
December's ALUMNUS we predicted that 
the season would be better than the previous 
one, when three games resulted in victories. 
The season wound up with four victories in 
the winning column, but when the fighting 
spirit of the Club is considered and when 
it is remembered that one of the wins was 
over Colgate and further that the team 
held nationally ranked Penn State to a six 
IK)int margin, it is realized that the squad 
gave all it had throughout the season. 

So wc say "Basketball prospects do look 
brighter." In the first place four stalwart 
lettcrmen arc returning. They are Dick 
Bradway '55 and Herb Cox '55, Pittsburgh ; 
Steve Smith '55, I'crkasie ; Rick Johnson '55, 
Plainfield, New Jersey. From the frosh 
team of last year, which finished with a rec- 
ord of IS win.s and only 2 losses will be the 
following .vjphomores : Martin Tanncnhaum, 
Markcn.sack, N. J.; Joe Haccelli, Niagara 
J-'alli, N. v.; John Bcatty, Charlcroi ; Norm 
Vofirhcei, Mcadvillc; and Mike Corrigan, 
Kutztown, 

With a new freshman squad that looks 
much Ix-ttcr than average Bucknellians would 
do well to plan to see lyith Cliili.s in action 
on the road. A fine schedule of away games 
ha.s iK-cn arranged and rifficers of Alumni 
Clubs arc urged to organize grf/up dinners 
ami attendance when the Basketliall teams 
visit their cfrtnmunitics, 
.V O V K M B K R 1 « 5 i 



ENROLLMENT AND ADMISSIONS 

by George R. Faint, Registrar and Director of Admissions 



Fall Enrollment 

The enrollment for the first semester of 
1954-1955 is more than three per cent 
better than for 1953-1954, or a grand total 
of about 1930 students. The increase in 
the freshman class is nearly five per cent. 

New Admissions Policy for 1955 and Later 
Effective with the class entering in Sep- 
tember, 1955. candidates will be required 
to present the full day of testing under 
the College Entrance Examination Board, 
preferably the March, 1955, series, al- 
though results from earlier series will be 



Harry Johnson '22 Promoted 
to Brigadier General 




HARRY JOHNSON '22 

Word comes from Bad Kreuznach, Ger- 
many that Harry W. Johnson '22, assis- 
tant commander tor the Second Armored 
Division in Germany, recently was pro- 
moled to the rank of brigadier general. 
At his present duty station since April, 



considered. The first, and major, selection 
of candidates will be made late in April 
or early in May, 1955. 

The support of alumni in presenting 
Bucknell University to prospective stu- 
dents is appreciated, and more eft'orts to 
attract well-qualified students who do not 
need financial aid is especially needed. In 
several of the alumni clubs, more interest 
is being manifested in the solicitation of 
students. 

Itinerary of Admission Staff 

Fitz R. Walling, Admissions Counselor, 
will be in the Boston area the week of 
November 1, Long Island week of Novem- 
ber 8, and lower New York state the 
week of November 15. Mr. Faint will be 
in the New York area the week of No- 
vember 1, and in Pennsj'lvania towns the 
weeks of November 8 and 15. 

Enrollment Prospects for 1955 and Later 

More young people plan to attend col- 
lege each year, and in just a few years 
the higher birth rate will greatly increase 
the college-bound group. This should 
enable us to select better qualified stu- 
dents. In 1955, it is anticipated greater 
interest will be possible for men because 
of the erection of a new residence hall, 
and for science students because of the 
renovation of Taylor Hall and the comple- 
tion of the F. W. Olin Science Building. 

Literature 

The registrar is more than happy to 
send literature to alumni who are interest- 
ed in helping to inform prospective stu- 
dents of our facilities. 



he was previously director of the com- 
mand and staiif department of the Armored 
School at Fort Knox, Ky. 

Graduated from the U. S. Military 
Academy in 1926, General Johnson par- 
ticipated in the Normandy landing during 
World War II. His decorations include 
the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze 
Star with three Oak Leaf Clusters, and 
the Belgian Croix de Guerre with one 
Oak Leaf Cluster. 

General Johnson is a member of one 
of Bucknell's larger alumni families. His 
sister Mary E., wife of Cameron Bicbcr, 
graduated in '28 and his three Buckncl- 
lian brothers include: Gyrus L. '22, George 
W. '31, and James R. '26. 

General and Mrs. Johnson can be 
reached by addressing: Hq. 2nd Armored 
Div., APO 42, c/o PM, New York, N. Y. 



Basketl>all Schedule 

Coach— BEN KRIBBS 



Dec. 
Dec. 
Dec. 

Dec. 

Dec. 
Jan. 

Jan. 
Jan. 
Jan. 



1 — Albright Home Jan. 

4 — Lehigh Bethlehem Feb. 

10 — Rochester 

Rochester, N. Y. Feb. 

11— Colgate Feb. 

Hamilton, N. Y. Feb. 

17 — Rutgers Home Feb. 

5 — Pennsylvania State Uni- Feb. 

versify . . . State College Feb. 

8 — Muhlenberg .... Home Feb. 

12 — Gettysburg, Gettysburg March 

15 — Lafayette Home March 



22— Albright Reading 

4 — lona 

New Rochelle, N. Y. 
S— NYU . New York City 

9 — Lafayette Easton 

12 — Dickinson Home 

14 — Susquehanna . . . Home 
16 — Juniata . . . Huntingdon 
23— Pittsburgh . Pittsburgh 

26 — Lehigh Home 

2— F & M Home 

S — Muhlenberg, Allentown 



Herbert F. Harris '96 Dies 

Herbert Frederick Harris '96, the eld- 
est son of John Howard Harris, president 
of Bucknell from 1889 to 1919, died sud- 
denly at his home in Scranton on Septem- 
ber 10. He was 78 and had been in ill 
health for several years. 

Graduated from Bucknell Academy, in 
1892, he received his bachelor's degree 
from the University in 1896 and his mas- 
ter's degree in 1897. After serving in 
the Spanish-American War, he graduated 
from the George Washington University 
Law School. Associated with the law 
firm of O'Malley, Hill, Harris and Harris 
in Scranton, he retired several years ago 
because of ill health. 

Four of the Harris brothers have been 
practicing attorneys at the same time and 
three of them were members of the 
Lackawanna Bar Association. Attorney 
Herbert F. Harris' work as a lawyer 
was largely on the civil side. As council 
for the Pennsylvania Coal Company, Mr. 
Harris occupied a place of unique promi- 
nence in his field. In a special way he 
had familiarized himself with laws refer- 
ring to mining and not a few members 
of the Bar looked upon him as an authority 
in such matters. He was a friendly, quiet 
man and was held in high regard by his 
associates in the law, as well as by all 
privileged to know him. He will be sadly 
missed by his family and his large circle 
of friends. 

Surviving Mr. Harris are his wife, the 
former Mable Sharpless of Philadelphia; a 
sister, Dr. Mary B. Harris '94, Lewisburg; 
and four brothers: Reese H. '03, Scranton; 
Dr. Coleman J. '12, Charleston, West 
Virginia; James P. '12, Wilkes-Barre; and 
Stanley N. '18, Pittsburgh. 



Decker '27 Lost in Air Crash 

Dr. Ernest B. Decker '27 and his wife 
were aboard a Royal Dutch KLM airliner 
that crashed into the North Sea off the 
Dutch coast on August 23. Enroute from 
New York to Amsterdam, the plane was 
only ten minutes from its goal when the 
disaster occurred. Nothing has been 
heard since. Twelve of the twenty-nine 
passengers were Americans. The plane's 
crew numbered nine. 

Dr. and Mrs. Decker had resided in 
Daytona Beach, Fla., where he was a 
practicing eye, ear, nose, and throat spe- 
cialist. The couple had no children. 



Roop '45 to Memphis 



Nagro '17 Awarded Degree 

Constantino F. Nagro '17 was awarded 
the degree of Doctor of Music Education 
from Chicago Musical College last June. 
He came to Bucknell in 1915 as a protege 
of Dr. Paul G. Stolz, former head of the 
department of music. He was awarded 
a teacher's diploma in Violin and Theory 
in 1917 and continued as a post-graduate 
student until 1919, leaving Bucknell to 
teach music at Albright College, Reading. 
He returned to the campus for two years 
in 1946 as an assistant professor of music. 

Since leaving Bucknell, Dr. Nagro was 
manager of the Violin Department of the 
Rudolph Wurlitzer Company in Chicago 
until his recent appointment to the posi- 
tion of director of music in the Roselle 
(Illinois) schools. 

Now residing in Roselle, the Nagros 
have a daughter Carolyn Jane (now Mrs. 
Robert E. Lowum) who graduated from 
Bucknell in 1943. 



Manker 



Receives Bronze Star 




Colonel C. U. Knaub awarding Bronze Star to Major Raymond O. Manker '40 

Major Raymond O. Manker '40 was awarded last August the Bronze Star for 
his fine work from July 28, 1953 to June 30, 1954 when he was personnel officer and 
assistant adjutant general of the Prisoner of War Command headquarters and later, a 
member of the personnel section of the Korean Communications Zone headquarters. 

Ray has been connected with the U. S. Army for thirteen of the fourteen years 
since his graduation. He hopes to make the army his career. 

Expected home in November, Ray lives with his wife and three children at 1 
Curry Lane, Brookside Park, Newark, Delaware. 

10 




DANIEL, M. ROOP '45 

Dan Roop, a graduate of civil engineer- 
ing in 1945, has accepted a position as Ad- 
ministrative Engineer of the Baptist Me- 
morial Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, be- 
ginning January 1, 1955. The Baptist Me- 
morial Hospital is the largest private in- 
stitution of its kind in the South. At the 
close of its present $6,000,000 expansion 
program the bed capacity will be 1,000. 
In his new position Mr. Roop will be re- 
sponsible for the complete physical plant 
through executive planning, delegation, 
supervision and inspection, and will also 
serve on the School of Nursing faculty. 

After Navy service in World War II, 
Dan became plant engineer at the New 
England Medical Center in Boston and in 
1952 was appointed as chief engineer at 
the Geisinger Memorial Hospital in Dan- 
ville. 

A member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, 
he has always been an active and interested 
worker in Alumni affairs — serving as an 
officer of the Boston Alumni Club. More 
recently he served a 3 j'ear term as a 
member of the Board of Directors of the 
General Alumni Association, and in 1953 
was elected a vice president of the Alumni 
group. 

Although somewhat farther removed 
from the campus in his new assignment, 
we are sure that Dan and his wife, the 
former Dorothy Danenhower '46, and 
their family will promote Bucknell active- 
ly in Memphis. Let's have an early meet- 
ing of the Bucknell Alumni Club of Mem- 
phis, Dan. 



It Happened Here 

Thirty Years Ago — 1924 

Cheering undergraduates, although con- 
tributing $50,000 toward our stadium, had 
to occupy the seats extending from the 
twenty yard line. Well, it looks as though 
we at Bucknell have broken a one-time 
precedent on the 300 acres. 

NOVEMBER 1954 



SUMMARY OF GIFTS TO THE UNIVERSITY 




FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 


1954 




ACCORDING TO SOURCE: 












ALUMNI FUND CAPITAL i 


\ND OTHER GIFTS TOTAL GIFTS | 


Number 


Amount 


Number 


Amount 


Number 


Amount 


Giving 


Given 


Giving 


Given 


Giving 


Given 


Alumni 2,644 


$28,888.95 


« 


$ 25,762.21 


2,644 


$ 54,651.16 


Bison Club 




264 


2,393.50 


264 


2,393.50 


TOTAL ALUMNI GIVING 2,644 


$28,888.95 


264 


$ 28,155.71 


2,908 


$ 57,044.66 


Parents 




233 


10,901.50 


233 


10,901.50 


Friends 5 


194.00 


28 


121,524.84 


33 


121,718.84 


Faculty 43 


609.50 


2 


1 ,787.00 


45 


2,396.50 


Foundations 




12 


33,319.39 


12 


33,319.39 


Corporations 




21 


23,805.18 


21 


23,805.18 




2,692 


$29,692.45 


560 


$219,493.62 


3,252 


$249,186.07 


Less duplication of credits due to 












contributions of Bucknellians on 












Faculty being listed under 












"Alumni" and "Faculty." 33 


419.50 


* 


250.00 


33 


669.50 


TOTAL GIFTS 2,659 


$29,272.95 560 

d — Number Giving." 


$219,243.62 


3,219 


$248,516.57 




These donors ore included in Column 1 "Alumni Fun 



ACCORDING TO PURPOSE: 

Unrestricted Gifts $ 39,452.45 

Endowment Funds 46,253.70 

Scholarships 1 3,838.50 

Grants for Research, etc 16,550.00 

Taylor Hall Rebuilding 43,555.69 

New Men's Dormitory 84,675.27 

Music Department 1 ,000.00 

Chemical Engineering Department 745.18 

Christian Association 200.00 

Other Restricted Gifts 2,245.78 

Total Gifts , . $248,516.57 




CONTRIBUTORS-1953-1954 

Gifts Received from July 1, 1953 to June 30, 1954 

The following Is a list of the names of ALUMNI, FACULTY, and PARENTS who made contributions to the University during the 
SIXTH FUND YEAR 1953-1954. Names of PARENTS who contributed to the FATHERS' LOYALTY FUND are listed on page 15. 

As a result of their generosity the funds hove reached a total beyond any previous year! This report is dedicated to these "Buck- 
nell Partners" in the hope that they will be accorded some measure of the recognition they so richly deserve. 

Extreme care has been token with the preparation of these lists, but some errors and omissions ore inevitable. It will be greatly ap- 
preciated if you will bring such errors to the attention of the ALUMNI OFFICE. Gifts received since July 1, 1954, will be credited to the 
Seventh Fund and the donors' names will appear on the Seventh Fund list. The numbers in parentheses following the names of givers indi- 
cate the number of years of continuous giving. 



1886 

In Memoriam 
Keiser, Elmer E. 

1887 

Harley, Walter S. (3) 
In Memoriam 

Marsin, Anne Kaler 

1888 

Hayes, William Van V. (5) 

1889 

Meixell, Edith Slifer (4) 
in Memoriam 

Brubaker, Susanna Stapleton 

1890 

Woodruff, John I. (5) 

1891 

Fund Manager 

George E. Fisher 
Class Members 8 

Contributors 3 

% Contributing 38% 

Alumni Fund $50.00 

Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $50.00 

Fisher, George E. (5) 
Glover, Maze Pellman (1) 
Solly, Mary Kremer (1) 

1892 

Fund Manager 

A. R. E. Wyant 
Class Members 11 

Contributors 2 

% Contributing 18% 

Alumni Fund $409.69 
Otlier Gifts 
Total Gifts $409.69 

Wyant, A. R. E. (4) 

Soiier, Frances Montgomery (1) 

1893 

Fund Manager 

Flora M. Clymer 
Class Members 14 

Contributors 16 

% Contributing 114% 
Alumni Fund $125.00 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $125.00 

Ayors, Lillian Grove (1) 
Bigier, Hattie Walter (I) 
Butler, Mary E. (1) 
Clymer, Flora M. (1) 
Foresman, John H. (]) 
Gardner, Arthur F. (1) 
Horter, Carrie Lloyd (4) 
Ivins, John W. (1) 
Lehman, Louise Lane (1) 
Martin, Oriana Williams (I) 
Ponnebaker, M. Florence (I) 
Parker, Ruth Miller (1) 
Pauling, Edward C. (5) 
Thorton, Mary A. (1) 
In Memoriam 

Geary, Carrie L. 

Ponnebaker, Esther M. 

1894 

Fund Manager 

Mary B. Harris 

Class Members 21 

Contributors 11 

% Contributing 52% 

Alumni Fund $315.00 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $315.00 

Armstrong, Jessie Wheeler (2) 

Callender, Mabel C. (5) 

Harris, Mary B. (5) 



Hoffman, Elizabeth Bates (1) 
Lawrence, Blanche Swengel (5) 
Mulford, Alice Probasco (5) 
Smith, Harvey F. (5) 
Smith, H. Burns (5) 
Strayer, Franklin R. (3) 
Topping, Mabel Thomas (1) 
Wattson, Ida Greene (5) 

1895 

Fund Manager 

B. Meade Wagenseller 
Class Members 24 

Contributors 8 

% Contributing 33% 

Alumni Fund $155.00 
Other Gifts 100.00 

Total Gifts $225.00 

Allen, Ezra (5) 

Boldrige, Thomas J. (5) 

Bower, Herbert K. (2) 

Jackson, Frank W. (2) 

Sigmund, Franklin I. (1) 

Simpson, Frank (4) 

Truckenmiller, Laura Fague (2) 

Wagenseller, B. Meade (5) 

1896 

Fund Manager 

Mary M. Wolfe 
Class Members 24 

Contributors 7 

% Contributing 29% 

Alumni Fund $116.00 
Other Gifts $500.00 

Total Gifts $616.00 

Burgstresser, A. K. (1) 

Harris, Herbert F. (5) 

Kase, Gertrude E. (1) 

Robb, C. Keen (5) 

Walker, Elizabeth C. (5) 

Wolfe, Mary M. (5) 

Wolfe, Mary Williamson (4) 

1897 

Fund Manager 

Romeyn H. Rivenburg 
Class Members 17 

Contributors 3 

% Contributing 18% 

Alumni Fund $60.00 

Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $60.00 

Deike, Byrde Taggart (5) 

Gundy, John M. (1) 

Rivenburg, Romeyn (4) 

1898 

Fund Manager 
Charles D. Koch 

Class Members 25 

Contributors 7 

% Contributing 28% 

Alumni Fund $131.00 
Other Gifts 

Total Gifts $131.00 

Flint, Mary Chambers (5) 
James, Anna Rodgers (3) 
Koch, Charles D. (5) 
Leiser, Andrew A., Jr. (5) 
Pohlmann, Flora Sigel (5) 
Walls, John A. (5) 
Williams, Nelle Hower (2) 

1899 

Fund Manager 

M. Eloise Schuyler 
Class Members 30 

Contributors 16 

% Contributing 53% 

Alumni Fund $200.00 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $200.00 



Ballentine, Floyd G. (3) 
Bartleson, Carrie Devitt (2) 
Bostwick, Marie Leiser (4) 
Calvin, John E. (5) 
Cober, E. W. (1) 
Dieffenderfer, J. P. (3) 
Downs, Gertrude Stephens (5) 
Engle, William H. (5) 
Grier, Lucy H. (2) 
Hazen, Joseph C. (2) 
Hutchinson, A. E. (1) 
Ivins, Robert M. (1) 
Krise, Daniel H. (3) 
Meserve, Howard C. (5) 
Purdy, William C. (4) 
Schuyler, M. Eloise (5) 



1900 

Fund Manager 

Anna C. Judd 

Class Members 36 

Contributors 13 

% Contributing 36% 

Alumni Fund $265.00 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $265.00 

Black, Sara M. (2) 

Bradbury, Grace Callender (4) 

Bunnell, Charles E. (2) 

Carringer, Marion A. (1) 

Dumont, Louise Seller (1) 

Dutton, Mabel Batten (3) 

Grim, George A. (1) 

Judd, Anna C. (5) 

Kress, Rush H. (5) 

Morris, T. J. (2) 

Slifer, Edna Shires (5) 

Smith, Louise Warniner (4) 

Strayer, G. Drayton (1) 

1901 

Fund Manager 

Mabel Grier Lesher 
Class Members 40 

Contributors 17 

% Contributing 43% 

Alumni Fund $699.00 
Other Gifts 447.37 

Total Gifts $1,146.37 

Allison, Archibald M. (5) 
Anderson, Frank (1) 
Bentz, S. Elsie (2) 
Bidelspacher, Charles F. (2) 
Bogar, Harvey S. (5) 
Bower, C. Ruth (5) 
Burpee, Frank E. (2) 
Konkle, Laura Allen (4) 
Lesher, Mabel Grier (5) 
Peorse, Charles J. (1) 
Pierson, Raymond G. (2) 
Rambo, O. N. (2) 
Robison, Isabel Schiweyer (5) 
Ruch, Walter E. (5) 
Trax, Harlond A. (5) 
Wolfe, Charles W. (2) 
in Memoriam 

Wright, Emma Probasco 

1902 

Fund Manager 

Lewis E. Theiss 
Class Members 38 

Contributors 11 

% Contributing 29% 

Alumni Fund $154.00 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $154.00 

Bentz, Abner (3) 

Comstock, Rachel Kunkle (1) 

Cunningham, Alan C. (4) 

Edgett, George E. (5) 

McCracken, John W. (I) 

McCracken, Mary Unger (1) 

Miller, Grace Brubaker (5) 

Noaker, Anna E. {5) 

Shields, Sarah Judd (5) 

Theiss, Lewis E. (1) 

Williams, T. Lamar (5) 



1903 

Fund Manager 

Jay Bond 

Class Members 48 

Contributors 19 

% Contributing 40% 

Alumni Fund $235.00 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $235.00 

Alexander, Eudora Davies (2) 
Bond, Joy (2) 
Bullis, Jane Fowler (2) 
Carringer, Royce E. (3) 
Dershimer, Alexander F. (5) 
Ebling, Emily R. (5) 
Eisenmenger, Charles F. (3) 
Felsberg, Louise E. (5) 
Forbell, Mansfield F. (1) 
Frampton, J. V. (2) 
Gilmore, Eva Ginter (1) 
Kalp, W. Lawrence (5) 
Long, Clara Slifer (5) 
Mauser, Horry S. (5) 
Murphy, Charlotte Shields (3) 
Sheldon, Morton R. (5) 
Stewart, George H. (2) 
Willioms, Howard K. (3) 
Zeller, Helen Houghton (5) 

1904 

Fund Manager 

Robert W. Thompson 
Class Members 46 

Contributors 22 

% Contributing 48% 

Alumni Fund $305.00 
Other Gifts 25.00 

Total Gifts $330.00 

Beagle, Mae Morgan (2) 

Bibby, Harry B. (1) 

Caruthers, Carroll (I) 

Custer, Lewis B. (1) 

Groff, Margaret B. (5) 

Halfpenny, Estella Albright (I) 

Hursh, Clarence M. (1) 

Johnson, John C. (2) 

Kieffer, William M. (I) 

Kuder, Blanche Bone (I) 

McCormick, Harry E. (3) 

Merrill, Elizabeth Williams (5) 

Murdock, William G. (1) 

Reed, Elizabeth E. (2) 

Robey, Louis W. (5) 

Robinson, David W. (5) 

Schillinger, Olive (3) 

Stahl, John H. (5) 



Stevenson, E. T. (1) 
Sutton, Dean M. (1) 
Teufel, Charles M. (5) 
Thompson, Robert W. (4) 

1905 

Fund Manager 

Claire Conway 
Class Members 67 

Contributors 26 

% Contributing 39% 
Alumni Fund $331.00 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $331.00 

Andrews, Mary Halfpenny (5) 

Bittenbender, Joseph S. (1) 

Bliss, Ruth Shorkley (5) 

Bower, Mary i. (5) 

Conway, Claire M. (5) 

Cook, Mabel Mourer (3) 

Cooper, Charles D. (2) 

Cooper, Cottie Albright (2) 

Dudley, Mary Unruh (4) 

Elliott, Ralph (3) 

Fetherstan, Edith Kelly (5) 

Flood, John H., Jr. (2) 

Forgeus, Margaret (3) 

Hall, Wyman L. (5) 

Hylbert, Lewis C. (5) 

Johnson, Nellie E. (3) 

Lesher, Harold (1) 

McCain, Donald R. (2) 

Portser, W. W. (5) 

Royer, Robert D. (4) 

Sanders, John C. (3) 

Smith, Paul G. (3) 

Steinhilper, Nellie Goddard (5) 

Thomas, Jessie McFarland (5) 

Williams, Roger H. (1) 

In Memoriam 

Kalp, Martha Wolfe (5) 

1906 

Fund Matmger 

Elbina L. Bender 
Class Members 74 

Contributors 19 

% Contributing 26% 

Alumni Fund $192.00 
Other Gifts 100.00 

Total Gifts $292.00 

Bender, Elbina L. (5) 

Cole, Horold N. (5) 

Cole, Hazel Knopp (5) 

Coverdole, William T. (5) 

Dann, Edna Innes (3) 



IN MEMORIAM 

Elmer E. Keiser, 1886 
Anna Kaler Marsh, 1887 
Susanna Stapleton Brubaker, 1 889 
Corrie L. Geary, 1893 
Esther M. Ponnebaker, 1893 
Emma Probasco Wright, 1901 
Martha Wolfe Kalp, 1 905 
Havard Griffith, 1907 
Homer Henderson, 1 907 
Ursula Parmley Leach, 1907 
George Leach, 1 907 
William W. Raker, 1907 
J. Horry Schuch, 1907 
Harry G. Snavely, 1907 
Ida Moore Snider, 1907 
Charles C. Wagner, 1907 
Winfield Scott Booth, 1908 
C. Harold Godshall, 1909 
John G. Roffensperger, 1935 
John A. Fox, 1941 



The numbers in parentheses following the names of contributors indicate the number of years of continuous giving. 



Donehower, W. L. (3) 
Frost, Sarah Furman (5) 
Kech, Augustus S. (3) 
Long, Grace Meek (3) 
MacLoggan, Catherine F. (2) 
Millword, Carl L. (5) 
Morrison, Charles C. (5) 
Pork, J. Theodore (2) 
Parmley, Harry M. (5) 
Parsons, Daisy Van Syckel (3) 
Shelley, Penrose H. (5) 
Sheppard, Horace J., Sr. (2) 
Wilkinson, 

Katherine MocCort (5) 
Yost, Fronk L. (3) 



1907 

FiDid Manager 

Mary Stanton Speicher 

Class Members 70 

Contributors 40 

fo Contributing 57% 

Alumni Fund $308.00 

Other Gifts 50.00 

Total Gifts $358.00 

Andrews, Percy C. (3) 
August, Wendoll M. (3) 
Brockway, Chauncey E. (5) 
Cotherman, John I. (5) 
Cober, Peter G. (5) 
Frymire, Boyd M. (1) 
Grier, Nino Hockenburg (1) 
Hawk, George W. (5) 
Hilton, Walter B. 0) 
Hoechst, Coit R. (1) 
Jones, Ruth C. (3) 
King, Kathryn M. (5) 
Mottrs, George (3) 
A/cCall, Margaret Rowlands (I) 
Olds, Helena M. (2) 
Perez, Gilbert (3) 
Potter, Charles F. (3) 
Riggs, Morgoret Lesher (3) 
Riggs, George A. (3) 
Rockwell, Leo L. (5) 
Saylor, Edwin W. (3) 
Schuitz, Thomas W. (5) 
Shove, F. Rebecca (4) 
Speicher, Mary Stonton (5) 
Stibgen, Annie Alexander (1) 
Ulmer, Margaret E. Myers (2) 
Weddle, Joseph N. (5) 
Whitney, Earl W. (3) 
Wolfe, Jonathan (4) 
Zug, Fred R. (4) 

/n Memoriam 

Godshoij, C. Harold 
Griffith, Hovard 
Henderson, Homer 
Leach, George 
Leoch, Ursula Parmley 
Raker, William W. 
Schuch, J. Harry 
Snavely, Horry G. 
Snider, Ida Moore 
V/ogner, Charles C. 



1908 

Fund Manager 

W. Carl Sprout 

Class Members 83 

Contributors 29 

% Contributing 35% 

Alumni Fund $636.00 

Other Gifts 4,267.06 

Total Gifts $4,903.06 

Bolfon, Elmer K. (5) 
Bromley, Chorlcs L. (5) 
Condict, E. Carroll (5) 
Duncan, Stephen G. (5) 
FMIcr, Corel Spratt (5) 
Gifcnc/, John V. (2) 
Hallcr, Ralph W. (3) 
Hoft/cll, Horry F. (1) 
Hcr.^Cfioo, Joicph W. (S) 
Higby, Chcitcr P. (1) 
Ho-.tr.|)cr, John C. (3) 
Hummer, John F. (5) 
L'jr.-ierv Oli/o Richcirdt (5) 
Long, Eltic Owcni (3) 
Lu<h»lr»gcf, Victor 8. (2) 
McGoirc, Moo Jono» (1) 

'/■.fjorc> Ponobufn (2) 
'• 'Vi,, Chorle? A. (3) 
t- 'i-'jr'j-., ecjtrico R. (2) 
'■'■■/'■'. E. L. (3) 
V;/i';-,rr, Eorton R. (I) 
','-.jrn Pc/,cn W, (5) 
',:,--, ,!. v/ r,„i (2) 
',l«r;c, p',Vrt M. (11 
Thomos, Ralph L. (5) 
Thompson Henry C. (5) 
f/tbtler, Gcofgo E. (1) 
In M^tmefam 

e-Xvih, V/infiold Scoff, Sr. 

f/or.chnlet, Edwin R, 



1909 

Fund Manager 

Newton C. Fetter 

Class Members 97 

Contributors 37 

% Contributing 38% 

Alumni Fund $551.00 

Other Gifts 1,000.00 
Total Gifts $1,551.00 

Ballets, George F. (5) 
Blair, Harry J. (3) 
Chaffee, Myra M. (5) 
Claypole, Ansley B. (I) 
Colvin, Katharine E. Heinen (I) 
Crandell, Grace Wolfe (1) 
Elson, Charles (3) 
Fetter, Newton C. (5) 
Fries, Charles C. (1 ) 
Gemmill, Myra High (1) 
Gibson, Frank K. (1) 
Headland, Soroh Walters (1) 
Jackson, Hazel Craig (5) 
Johnson, Eunice Hall (1) 
Lepperd, Charles J. (5) 
Lyte, Gilbert H. (5) 
Payne, W. Guy (3) 
Poffenberger, Albert T. (1) 
Posten, W. H. (I) 
Quandt, lola B. (5) 
Reiter, Frank W. (2) 
Ritter, Allan G. (4) 
Roush, Charles S. (4) 
Ryan, Bessie Condict (2) 
Shirley, John T. (5) 
Shultz, Hannah Mervine (1) 
Shupe, Myrtle Walkinshaw (4) 
Smith, Stanton R. (5) 
Stone, Helen Cliber (5) 
Turner, Gertrude L. (2) 
VanWhy, Eugene (5) 
Velte, Charlotte Hully (I) 
Weeter, Mabel Slout (3) 
Wilkinson, G. Norman (1) 
Winegardner, Ralph G. (2) 
Wolfe, Josephine Hankins (5) 
Youngken, Heber W. (5) 



1910 

Fund Manager 

Weaver W. Pangburn 

Class Members 84 

Contributors 31 

% Contributing 37% 

Alumni Fund $410.50 

Other Gifts 40.00 

Total Gifts $450.50 

Abraham, Paul J. (2) 
Bonk, John (3) 
Bell, John R. (I) 
Brown, Josephine (2) 
Butt, Cameron A. (5) 
Cose, George F. (I) 
Gathers, Mildred (4) 
Fogley, Gilbert H. (1) 
Fulton, Elizabeth Stoge (3) 
Gatehouse, William H. (1) 
Gorton, MacArthur (3) 
Hardgrove, Winnie Dickson (5) 
Hartshorn, Edward S. (3) 
Hedge, Homer B. (4) 
John, Stella Houghton (5) 
Jury, Mabel Christian (4) 
Kresge, Homer D. (5) 
Lawrence, Moit Cothrall (3) 
McDonough, Michael J. (3) 
Mikle, Roy (2) 
Pangburn, Weaver W. (5) 
Pierson, Ruby G. (I) 
Soylor, Robert J. (5) 
Sherwood, Alexander M. (5) 
Sholl, John G. (3) 
Shell, Helen Hare (3) 
Street, Geor^je T., Jr. (4) 
Weddle, Eva E. (I) 
Winter, Stanley (1) 
Woods, Elmer B. (5) 
Yodcr, Emily Lone (3) 



1911 

Fund Manager 
J. I.-c.slic Crowell 
Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 
Alumni Fund 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts 



103 

25 

24% 

$255.00 

800.00 

$1,055.00 

Browne, Elizobeth Hughes (5) 



Bush, Morgoret Curtit (1) 
3, (5) 

\», J. L<KIIO lb) 

Dovit, Frank G 



Corpcntor, Katherine G, 
Crowoll, J. LiKlio (5) 
Dovit, Frank G. (5) 
Foirchild, Arthur C. (1) 
Horrit, Lc«tcr (7) 
Honco'k, ChnrlM H. (I) 
Hillman, Vcrno Whiloker (5) 
Llo-/r), Herbert (3) 
Lovclnnd, Chrirlo? D. (5) 



PROGRESS OF THE FUND — 1948-1954 



1948-1949 (6 months) 

1949-1950 

1950-1951 

1951-1952 

1952-1953 

1953-1954 



Total 
Contribution 

5,736.08 
15,699.57 
15,114.31 
20,530.39 
21,782.43 
28,888.95 



Number of 
Contributions 

584 
1,723 
1,471 
2,056 

2,192 
2,644 



Averoge 
Contr/jbut/on 

$ 9.82 
9.11 

10.27 
9.99 
9.94 

10.92 



Total Gifts (5'/2 years) $107,751.73 



10,670 



$10.10 



McAllister, Fred B. (I) 
McCoskie, Evelyn H. (1) 
McCullen, William (5) 
Mann, Walter H. (4) 
Rockwell, Vera Cober (5) 
Shipe, James W., Sr. (2) 
Sisson, Robert D. (1) 
Snyder, Edgar A. (5) 
Starkweather, 

Matilda Golding (5) 
Tyson, James A. (5) 
Villalon, Jose A. (4) 
Waite, John H. (2) 
Waltman, Harry R. (5) 
Wolfe, Wesley A. (1) 



1912 

Fund Manager 
A. Oscar Wolfe 
Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 
Alumni Fund 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts 



93 
27 
29% 
$266.50 
1,000.00 
$1,266.50 
Clarke, Helen Levegood (2) 
Conner, A. Cleveland (3) 
Conner, Alberta Bronson (3) 
Conover, John R. (I) 
Daggett, Harry N. (3) 
Davenport, Ralph F. (3) 
Davies, Stanley P. (1) 
Dufton, Edward P. (5) 
Fisher, Margaret McClure (4) 
Fleckenstine, Jay H. (!) 
Frost, Vera M. (I) 
Harris, Coleman J. (1) 
Houseknecht, 

Maze Callahan (3) 
Igler, Frederick B. (5) 
Jenkins, Mary Weiser (4) 
Johnson, Howard (3) 
Lowther, 

Elizabeth Heinsling (3) 
McNeol, David A., Sr. (5) 
Meyer, Robert W. (5) 
Ogden, Merton M. (5) 
Riehl, Paul L. (4) 
Ruth, D. Clifford (5) 
Ruth, Helen L. (I) 
Schreiber, Paul D. (I) 
Waltz, Arthur D. (4) 
Willioms, Pearl Ream (5) 
In Memoriam 

Althouse, Paul 



1913 




Fund Manager 




John D. W. Fetter 




Class Members 


70 


Conlributors 


28 


% Contributing 


40% 


Alunmi Fund 


$602.00 


Other Gifts 


10,506.00 



Total Gifts $11,108.00 
Beck, Bright W. (3) 
Bowling, Richard H. (5) 
Dunkic, D. Forrest (5) 
Edwards, Walter H. (5) 
Fetter, John D. W. (5) 
Fisher, Howard V. (5) 
Glover M. B. (2) 
Gochring, Howard M. (5) 
Haines, George F. (2) 
Hastings, Berkeley V. (5) 
Hawkins, 0. V. W. (4) 
Hemphill, Hozol Galloway (3) 
Jackson, L. Earl (2) 
McClure, James F. (5.) 
McKcoguo, J. Leslie (5) 
Rodclin, Albert N. (2) 
Rocs, Mory Iroy (2) 
Richards. Eorl M. (4) 
Rooko, Robert L. (5) 
Sanders, Chorlos L. (5) 
Sanders, Cloy S. (5) 
Shaffer, Horold A. (3) 
Shoemaker, Eva Brown (2) 
Stein, Paul L. (2) 
Sfcller, A, M, (5) 
Still, Ralph A. (5) 
Stout, Leslie W, (2) 
in E. ( 



1914 

Fund Manager 

Jesse E. Riley 
Class Members 97 

Contributors 26 

% Contributing 27% 

Alumni Fund $646.00 
Other Gifts 500.00 

Total Gifts $1,146.00 

Campbell, Harry E. (4) 

Coleman, Charles E. (5) 

Criswell, John R. (5) 

Etzweiler, Minnie I. (1) 

Fairchild, Elmer E. (3) 

Golightly, Joshua R. (5) 

Hawkins, Marian Harmon (2) 

Kunkel, Mary A. (1) 

Kuyl, Henry G. (3) 

Laning, Lelond P. (3) 

Lowther, W. C. (3) 

Moore, Ralph H. (1) 

Morgan, Mildred Kirk (1) 

Oesterle, Helen Ott (1) 

Reimensnyder, Florence I. (3) 

Reitz, W. S. (3) 

Rice, John W. (5) 

Rice, Ruth Hoffa (4) 

Riley, Jesse E. (5) 

Schnure, Fred O. (5) 

Slock, Lois Brown (I) 

Snyder, Clinton F. (2) 

Stabler, Harry S. (2) 

Stopleton, R. B. (4) 

Weaver, Harry B. (5) 

Weaver, Eudora Homier (5) 



1915 

Fund Manager 

Helen Eede McQuay 
Class Members 96 

Contributors 25 

% Contributing 26% 

Alumni Fund $307.00 
Other Gifts 130.00 

Total Gifts $437.00 

Aller, Mabel Brown (2) 

Bancroft, Morion R. (3) 

Bates, J. B. (1) 

Clark, Albert J. (2) 

Grouse, Walter S. (4) 

Davies, Romona Lenlngton (1) 

Dillon, Emma E. (5) 

English, 

Margaret Gretzinger (2) 

Geiger, Carl E. (5) 

Grobowski, Sidney (!) 

Hamlin, Albert J. (5) 

Irland, George A. (5) 

McOuoy, Helen Eede (5) 

Michael, Carlton A. (2) 

Muffly, G. Walter (4) 

Pangburn, Edward (5) 

Reitz, Ethel B. Galloway (3) 

Rogers, E. Lloyd (5) 

Schaflner, Dwite H. (4) 

Smith, Omar H. (3) 

Stevenson, George S. (5) 

Tophan, Erie M. (4) 

Walter, Mork M. (2) 

Winkelbleck, 

Miriam Stricklcr (I) 

Zellor, EInora Troscott (I) 



1916 

Fiinil Miiniigrr 

William L. .Sliowcr.s 

Class Members 101 

Contributors 25 

% Coiitriliulinij 25%< 

Alumni iMind $3,58.00 
OiIkt Gifts 
Total fiifls 



7':hnor, Herman 



m 



Alter, Samuel G. (5) 
Bartholomew, Doruen 
Bartlod, Lcslor J. (2) 
BIglor, R. P. (4) 
Brnnrlon, 

Margarot WorWoll (5) 



$358.00 
W. (3) 



Butt, Bruce E. (5) 
Conway, John J. (2) 
Cooke, Maurice B. (1) 
Davenport, Samuel M. (5) 
Davis, Roscoe G. (1) 
Fernandez, Marie Yeisley (2) 
Hamlin, Ruth Williams (5) 
Henszey, William H. (I) 
Jones, Carrie Foresmon (3) 
Laird, Elizabeth B. (4) 
Ranck, Dayton L. (4) 
Rollins, M. Florence (2) 
Ryan, Margaret Wallace (2) 
Sanders, Homer M. (3) 
Schnure, Dorothy Bunnell (5) 
Showers, William L. (3) 
Smith, Harold E. (2) 
Stevenson, Amy Patterson (5) 
Sutton, Grace I. (3) 
Switzer, Lester A. (4) 



1917 

Fund Manager 
Clinton I. Sprout 
Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 
Alumni Fund 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts 



123 
30 

24% 
$481.00 

50.00 
$531.00 

Beckley, Francis J. (I) 
Belcher, Louise Bassell (3) 
Bertin, Eugene P. (I) 
Calkin, LeRoy P. (2) 
Case, James A. (I) 
Coty, Helen Krouse (2) 
Davis, Kathryn Redelin (I) 
Derr, Ralph B. (5) 
Felton, Raleigh M. (4) 
Heberling, John A. (2) 
Higgs, Fronces Hilgert (I) 
Johnstone, Anna Hankins (1) 
Kates, Elizabeth M. (I) 
Knouse, Holman G. (2) 
Kriner, Clarence M. {5} 
Kriner, Henrietta Heinsling (5) 
Lindsey, Esther Edge (I) 
Lofft, Henry T. (1) 
Moore, Olive E. (5) 
Russell, Hugh T. (4) 
Schug, Alice Johnson (5) 
Seemann, S. Leroy (3) 
Sowers, Irvin P. (5) 
Sprout, Clinton I. (5) 
Stetler, Frank E. (I) 
Thomas, Richard E. (1) 
Topham, Ray Speare (4) 
Volkmar, Marie (5) 



Williams, Frank 
Yon, Arthur (5) 



E. (5) 



1918 

Fund Manager 

Ru.ssell E. Boyer 
Class Members 139 

Contributors 28 

% Contributing 20% 
Alumni Fund $225.00 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $225.00 

Adams, Alvin J. (I) 

Boswoll, Mary Dunn (1) 

Boswoll, David N. (3) 

Bower, Helcno Diffendafer (5) 

Boyer, Russell E. (2) 

Cooper, Raymond W. (I) 

Dent, Edith Crane (5) 

Dorr, Mary Bcntty (5) 

Dirkcrman, 

Eleanor Robortson (1) 

Foresman, Grover (5) 

Fritz, Mabel H. (5) 

Gold, John S. (5) 

Hall, Miriam AAinch (5) 

Harris, Stanley N. (4) 

Kline, Jcs'.io Polls (2) 

Lonbcr, Evelyn McGann (2) 

McCrcady Mnrriarct Smith (2) 

Mackoy, Barton H. (2) 

Miles, Goorao H. (3) 

Moore, Robert S. jl) 

Muir.or, Malcolm E. (4) 

Owen, Ella Jones (I) 



The numbers in parentheses following the names of contributors Indicate the number of years of contlnuout gWlng. 



Ronck, Bruce O. (5) 

Rouner, Elizabeth Stephens (2) 

Shellenhamer, 

Carrie Wetzel (5) 
Smith, Ora B. (5) 
Sprout, Louise Hahn (5) 
Trimble, William E. (2) 

1919 

Fund Manager 
Franklin D. Jones 

Class Members 135 

Contributors 61 

% Contributing 4S% 

Alumni Fund $639.00 
Other Gifts 100.00 

Total Gifts $739.00 

Anchor, Charles J. (3) 
Andrews, Harry F. (4) 
Angel, Harry H. (5) 
Aubrey, Edwin E. (I) 
Bitner, Edith Larson (1) 
Cerad, Elizabeth Paterson (1) 
Chandler, Susannah Grove (1) 
Chubb, Margaret Bucl< (1) 
Clare, Elsie Buclcley (1) 
Cornish, Raymond J. (1) 
Cruse, Ernest J. (2) 
Davis, Irene Yonnall (1) 
Eisermon, Naomi Lone (4) 
Finger, Norman T. (1) 
Foster, Margaret Taggart Ul 
Fries, Agnes Carswell (1) 
Fries, Harry C. (1) 
Fritz, Irene J. (2) 
Gerhort, Weber L., Jr. (1) 
Gilbert, Harold N. (3) 
Gossweiler, Irene E. (1) 
Grove, Mary E. (5) 
Harer, Howard L. (4) 
Hedge, Thomas R. (1) 
Hendren, John C. (1) 
Hoffa, Helen R. (1) 
Holleran, Clifford A. (2) 
Hornberger, J. Howard (2) 
Jones, Franklin D. (5) 
Kates, Elizabeth M. (I) 
Kelchner, Alice M. (5) 
Keough, Edwin M. (2) 
Kline, Raymond D. (1) 
Kostenbader, Mariorie R. (I) 
Kunkel, George M. (1) 
Laning, Golda Clark (3) 
Lawrence, Frank A. (5) 
Leaber, Chester R. (2) 
Lewis, Raymond P. (3) 
McKinley, Arthur D. (1) 
Markowitz, Benjamin (2) 
Neal, Annette Stahl (1) 
Owen, Elizabeth Spyker (1) 
Pierce, James C. (3) 
Rials, Frank H. (3) 
Robbins, Mary McLaughlin (3) 
Rorobach, Frank W. (1) 
Rudin, Miriam Bridge (4) 
Schoen, Marion Hyatt (1) 
Shoemaker, John D. (1) 
Skavish, Jean Flanagan (2) 
Small, Helen Swartz (1) 
Smith, Karl D(l) 
Starkweather, George A. (5) 
Stein, Ruth (5) 
Tice, Raymond D. (1) 
Wenrich, Clyde E R- (5) 
Williams, T. Cortlandt Sr. (5) 
Wilson, Benjamin J. (1) 
Witchey, R. A. (1) 
Withington, Clyde W. (I) 

1920 

Ftmd Manager 
Harold A. Stewart 
Class Members 190 

Contributors 43 

% Contribiiting 23% 

Alumni Fund $1,820.70 
Other Gifts 350.00 

Total Gifts $2,170.70 

Bailey, Helen Moyle (1) 
Boir, Kothryn Keylor (5) 
Bell, Robert K. (5) 
Brown, Merrill W. (1) 
Copeland, Daymond W. (4) 
Delong, Elthero Mohler (5) 
Dent, Joseph D. (5) 
Dimlich, Stephen F. (1) 
Eaton, Lewis A. (3) 
Everett, Mark R. (2) 
Fowie, Lester P. (1) 
Hatch, Helen Nutt (1) 
Heim, Thomas J. S. (3) 
Heller, Martha Achenbach (2) 
Hoover, Morris D. (5) 
Ingram, Evan W. (2) 
Ingram, Frank W. (5) 
Lees, Walter L. (1) 
Lewis, Frederick H. (3) 
Lighten, Lester E. (5) 
Lockeman, 

Charlotte Voeknear (5) 
Martin, David J. (3) 
Mathieson, A. R. (5) 
Miller, Charles W. (2) 
Piekorski, Felix (2) 
Quigley, Marguerite I. (4) 
Ream, Wilbur (1) 
Reynolds, Margaret Brown (1) 



WHAT IS THE ALUMNI FUND? 

The plan for the Bucknell Alumni Fund is simple. Alumni dues and 
magazine subscriptions hove been discontinued. Every alumnus and friend 
of Bucknell is invited to contribute annually to the University for current 
operations. Each person contributing, no matter what the amount, will be 
listed as a donor in THE BUCKNELL ALUMNUS. 

The amount contributed to the Bucknell Alumni Fund clone this past 
year equals the return on more than $700,000 of invested endowment. 
By their increasing support of the Bucknell Alumni Fund, alumni and friends 
con moke it more and more a substantial "living endowment." 



Rhodes, Helen Bodine (5) 
Richards, Margaret Trump (3) 
Rickart, George E. (1) 
Rippel, Archibald M. (2) 
Seebach, Julius F., Jr. (2) 
Shea, LaVerne H. (3) 
Sherk, A. Lincoln (2) 
Shoemaker, Kothryn Glover (I) 
Slocum, Warren H. (4) 
Speare, William E. C. (4) 
Stewart, Harold A. (5) 
Waddell, Robert N. (2) 
Weible, Helen Matthews (4) 
Williams, _ ,^, 

T. Cortlandt, Sr. (5) 
Wyont, Corbin W. (5) 



1921 

Fund Matiager 

Nelson S. Rounsley 

Class Members 156 

Contributors 36 

% Contributing 23% 

Alumni Fund $584.50 

Other Gifts 150.00 

Total Gifts $734.50 

Angstodt, Robert W. (3) 
Baker, Edna M. (5) . 
Barbour, Elizabeth Davis (1) 
Batemon, Lydio Goene (3) 
Bell, Matilda E. (1) 
Bitner, Charles H. (1) 
Carpenter, Clara Casner (1) 
Coe, Nancy Marguerite (2) 
Cole, Edna Martin (1) 
Davis, Clarence A. (1) 
Derr, Herbert N. (5) 
Douglass, Holmes T. (3) 
Edwards, Walter P. (3) 
Goho, Albert (3) 
Herb, Grant O. (5) 
Hidlay, Raymond G. (5) 
Hulsizer, Robert L. (I) 
Kelly, Emily Devine (2) 
King, A. P. (5) 
Kohler, E. Larue (5) 
Kunkle, Stanford L. (1) 
Loher, Donald S. (5) 
Maggio, Michael J. (1) 
^Aangan, Thomas J. (4) 
Metz, C. A. (4) 
Miller, Katherine (3) 
Moore, Clarence B. (5) 
Reamer, Francis F. (5) 
Reamer, LoRue Unger (5) 
Rounsley, Nelson S. (3) 
Salaczynski, T. A. (2) 
Shimer, Harold L. (3) 
Shimer, Helen Beck (3) 
Smith, Ellis S., Sr. (5) 
Thomas, Harry V. (3) 
Winsor, Kenneth C. (1) 

1922 

Fund Manager 
Finley Keech 

Class Members 386 

Contributors 48 

% Contributing 13% 

Alumni Fund $513.00 
Other Gifts 100.00 

Total Gifts $613.00 

Allen, Alexander A. (2) 
Balliet, William E. (5) 
Bechtel, Gordon P. (1) 
Butt, Edna Follmer (5) 
Campbell, Philip C. (5) 
Copeland, Amorito Sesinger (5) 
Copeland, Mary Williamson (4) 
Davis, Lois Wentling (2) 
Dickranger, Leona (5) 
Doty, Angeline Kissinger (5) 
Estelow, Richard K. (5) 
Foxoll, Frederick A. (1) 
Golbroith, Walter D. (5) 
Gardner, Arthur F. (4) 
Goss, Mark (1) 
Greiner, Bright E. (3) 
Hommitt, Helen Johnston (3) 
Hortz, Ralph F. (1) 
Hoffman, Wade (1) 
Humphrey, Isaac (1) 
Irvin, William J. (5) 



Keech, Finley (5) 
King, Oliver L. (5) 
Krug, Karl (3) 
Landis, Roy H. (3) 
Lowry, W. N. (3) 
Mockenthum, Rebo (1) 
Mathieson, George W. (4) 
Mathieson, Effie Muir (4) 
Moore, Howard H. (I) 
Oberly, Charlotte Peters (1) 
O'Neil, Susanna Plummer (3) 
Patton, Stewart U. (1) 
Rinebold, William J. (5) 
Ross, E. Willis (3) 
Sheridan, Robert H. (I) 
Shott, John H. (4) 
Stohl, Cathorine Y. (4) 
Stahl, John C. (3) 
Stine, Roy B. (2) 
Stuntzner, Louis K. (I) 
Wolter, Mary Applemon (1) 
Weover, Paul A. (5) 
Wentzel, Edward G., Jr. (5) 
Wiont, Herman E. (3) 
Williams, Robert A. (2) 
Wolfe, Ruth Brown (5) 
Worthington, Elmer L. (5) 

1923 

Fund Manager 

Arda C. Bowser 

Class Members 218 

Contributors 51 

% Contributing 23% 

Alumni Fund $409.50 

Other Gifts 50.00 

Total Gifts $459.50 

Bechtel, Helyn Kerstetter (1) 
Bennett, Constance H. (1) 
Bowser, Arda C. (5) 
Boyd, Cornelia R. (3) 
Breth, Isabella Webster (1) 
Callender, Willord D. (5) 
Campbell, Frederick (1) 
Carr, Lyell (1) 
Chamberlain, George R. (I) 
Chapman, Marcus M. (1) 
Cloward, Donald B. (1) 
Crank, Bertha Smith (2) 
Dawson, Robert M. (3) 
Dayhoff, Harry O. (5) 
Erdmon, Gladys Emerick (1) 
Forquhar, Hazel M. (1) 
Frontz, Olive Billhime (I) 
Fulmer, Joseph H. (1) 
Griffith, Dolzell M. (5) 
Hanno, Elinor S. (2) 
Hayden, Katherine Owens (4) 
Heebner, Natalie Musser (3) 
Hill, Horry S. (1) 
Ingram, Helen Ferguson (2) 
Jacobs, Alfred V. (1) 
Kimball, Lawrence M. (5) 
Kutz, Jacob H. (4) 
Lewis, A. R. (I) , ,^, 
Lofberg, Dora Keough (5) 
Lundy, Elva Flanagan (1) 
McGregor, Frank R. (5) 
Molloy, Paul C. (5) 
Martin, M. V. (2) 
Mathias, W. Caldwell (1) 
Meek, Anno Fisher (1) 
Miller, Luther F., Sr. (1) 
Murden, Alma Royer (1) 
Musser, Thomas M. (1) 
Purnell, John S. (1) 
Ross, Robert E. (1) 
Rothfuss, Byran C. (1) 
Shaw, Walter B. (1) 
Smith, Donald R. (2) 
Smith, Nina G. (5) 
Sowers, Mary Heilmon (1) 
Stabler, Harry E. (5) 
Stager, Luke L. (4) 
Summerfield, Frank W. (5) 
Swetlond, 

Elizabeth Speokmon (4) 
Swetlond, Rupert M. (4) 
Thurston, Helen Powell (3) 

1924 

Fund Manager 

Merl G. Colvin 
Class Members 213 

Contributors 44 



% Contributing 21% 

Alumni Fund $569.50 

Other Gifts 250.00 

Total Gifts $819.50 

Armstrong, 

Ruth Weidenhomer (1) 
Ashman, Edward T. (5) 
Budd, C. Kenneth (5) 
Cober, Kenneth I. (3) 
Colvin, Merl G. (5) 
Cupp, Louise Benshoff (3) 
DeLoCour, Alice Ruhl (3) 
Dunlop, Earl S. (5) 
Frozer, Hilda DeWitts (2) 
Freebel, Charles R. (1) 
Hole, Ethel Davis (1) 
Hall, Iva DeWitt (3) 
Hortmon, Levi F. (5) 
Heim, Robert C. (5) 
Heller, Ida R. (5) 
Holmes, Helen Fairfax (1) 
Holter, H. W. (4) 
Hopler, Elliott S. (1) 
Hudson, Roland O. (3) 
Johnson, Ruth I. (1) 
Keech, Elizabeth Peifer (5) 
Lamborne, George W. (2) 
Lathrop, Margaret Everitt (2) 
Lenox, G. Merrill (4) 
Lenox, John E. (3) 
Lindig, Charles F. (1) 
McMurtrie, A. J. (3) 
Moore, Geneva Gerlach (5) 
AAorgon, David W. (1) 
Mussina, Malcolm V. (1) 
Overdorff H. Virgil (1) 
Patterson, James N. (4) 
Persing, A. V. (1) 
Rivenburg, Morjorie J. (2) 
Robb, Edwin D. (I) 
Roberts, L. Alice (5) 
Schweiker, Anna Heyshom (1) 
Shomboch, Luella Frank (1) 
Smith, Meribel Ritter (5) 
Steckel, Rachel M. (3) 
Sweitzer, Paul R. (1) 
Terpak, Stephen (5) 
Titman, J. Dewitt (1) 
Wolf, Sara Manohan (3) 



1925 

Fund Manager 

Clair G. Spangler 

Class Members 247 

Contributors 44 

% Contributing 18% 

Alumni Fund $519.00 

Other Gifts $225.00 

Total Gifts $744.00 

Ackermon, Margaret D. (2) 
Ackman, Howard E. (5) 
Anderson, Ruth Grove (2) 
Baker, Leslie E. (3) 
Berg, Mary Schilling (3) 
Breisch, Warren (4) 
Clingermon, Robert J. (5) 
Cober, Clara Price (3) 
Davis, Alice V. (1) 
Decker, Myron F. (1) 
Ebert, Carrie Smithgall (5) 
Ellis, Charlotte Bosler (3) 
England, Donald C. (1) 
Evans, William C. (3) 
Faint, George R., Sr. (4) 
Foster, J. Wallace (1) 
Fritz, Grace Motz (5) 
Golightly, William (2) 
Gummo, Blonchard (5) 
Harvey, Wildon T. (5) 
Hendrickson, Andrew (2) 
Henry, Donald E. (3) 
Heyshom, Theodore, Jr. (3) 
Hill, H. Leonard (I) 
Jenkins, E. E. (3) 
Jones, Allen F. (5) 
Jones, Frank L. (1) 
Kapp, Carl G. (5) 
Mohoffey, Carolyn Hunt (2) 
Mettler, M. Beatrice (3) 
Miller, Florence Pratt (3) 
Neisser, Wilson R. (1) 
Nicodemus, Roy E. (5) 
Painter, William (2) 
Replogle, M. Dorothy (2) 
Schmidt, Paul G. (3) 



Scicchitano, R. R. (1) 
Spangler, Clair G. (5) 
Stevens, Walter A. (1) 
Stewart, Stella (5) 
Thomas, 

Elizabeth Hortranft (2) 
Thomas, William G., Jr. (5) 
Trover, Rufus M. (5) 
Wilson, Lillian M. (3) 

1926 

Fund Manager 

E. D. Carstater 

Class Members 247 

Contributors 53 

% Contributing 21% 

Alumni Fund $900.00 

Other Gifts 230.00 

Total Gifts $1,130.00 

Adorns, Muriel E. (5) 
Bach, F. Earl (3) 
Bower, Leiia E. (5) 
Brewen, Stewart (5) 
Brown, Anna L. (5) 
Carstater, Eugene D. (5) 
Coleman, Carlton G. (1) 
Colvin, Margaret Price (4) 
Councilman, Elberto Stone (I) 
Dovies, J. Norman (1) 
Drake, Albert S. (1) 
Eaton, Asa T. (2) 
Farrow, Charles T., Jr. (3) 
Focht, Florence Utt (5) 
Gardner, Carlton L. (5) 
Griffith, Elizabeth (1) 
Gruber, Amos B. (1) 
Hand, Orval J. (5) 
Hann, Thomas D., Jr. (1) 
Horkness, Gladys Roberts (2) 
Henggi, George T. (1) 
Humphreys, Edward J. (2) 
Jensen, Maud Keister (3) 
Jones, Eurfryn 1 
Jones, Malcolm G. (5) 
Kushell, Isobelle Morrison (3) 
McCaskey, Irene Bell (1) 
McCormick, Joseph W. (I) 
McCue, Louise Curtis (1) 
McHoil, Bruce A. (5) 
Mortz, James V. (4) 
Miers, Louise Matthews (4) 
Miers, T. Jefferson (4) 
Morrow, Martha M. (3) 
Newell, Randall L. (1) 
Nicely, Ethel Fowler (3) 
Postpichol, Ruth Propert (4) 
Potter, Paul G. (I) 
Replogle, James S. (5) 
Rigg, Donald L. (4) 
Rood, Carrie Smith (3) 
Ryan, Eleanor Dakin (5) 
Sangston, Russel E. (2) 
Shaffer, J. Paul (1) 
Slifer, Kenneth W. (5) 
Smink, Robert D. (t) 
Summerill, Ann Zerby (4) 
Thorne, Norman H. (3) 
Wagner, William F. (1) 
Wore, Emerson E. (1) 
White, William R. (4) 
Wilsboch, Anthony K. (1) 
Woodings, Robert T. (1) 



1927 

Fund Manager 

Carl J. Geiser 

Class Members 284 

Contributors 46 

% Contributing 16% 

Alumni Fund $527.80 

Other Gifts 150.00 

Total Gifts $577.80 

Bean, Stuart H. (4) 
Beshel, Anthony A. (1) 
Bihl, Albert W. (4) 
Bland, Hazel Troxell (1) 
Boben, William R. A. (2) 
Brandon, Arthur L. (5) 
Bull, Howard A. (1) 
Cowley, Catherine A. (1) 
Chesney, J. Graham (4) 
Convery, Samuel V. (2) 
Darkes, William F. (1) 
Deen, Evelyn H. (5) 
Dunbar, Agnes (1) 
Fogelsonger, D. Aldus (3) 
Gardner, H. W. (3) 
Garrett, Paul L. (I) 
Geiser, Carl J. (5) 
Gill, Earl A. (3) 
Giordano, James V. (5) 
Glenn, Catherine Mench (I) 
Goodyear, Gordon (2) 
Hart, George W. (5) 
Jenkins, Goldena Guilford (I) 
Kimball, C. Arlene (2) 
Koopman, Mary Konkle (4) 
Kunkel, Helen Egge (1) 
Kushell, Charles J., Jr. (5) 
Laucks, Joseph C. (3) 
Louderbough, 

Phoebe Bloomfield (2) 
Lawson, Elizabeth K. (3) 
McCaskey, S. A., Jr. (2) 
Mare, Mary Foust (2) 
Merrick, Grace Milhous (I) 
Miller, Bruce J. (5) 



The numbers in parentheses following the names of contributors indicate the number of years of continuous giving. 



Miller, Florence Beckworth (5) 
Mossman, Robert D. (1) 
Parmley, Florence E. (2) 
Replogle, Veto Davis (5) 
Riesmeyer, A. Henry (I) 
Roller, Clyde (1) 
Sheckells, Albert W. (I) 
Slifer, Caryl Dutton (5) 
Smith, Kathryn M. (I) 
Webber, Harold (4) 
Wilson, Lytle M. (5) 
Wilson, Doris Worrell (I) 



1928 

Fund Manager 
S. ODber Braucher 

Class Members 

Contributors 

% Contributing 

Alumni Fund 

Other Gifts 

Total Gifts 
Avery, Anno Everitt (3) 
Blesh, Horriet Small (2) 
Blond, Guy E. (1) 
BIy, Eleanor Schooley (1) 
Broucher, S. Cober (I) 
Buffington, Albert F. (2) 
Bull, Kothryn Bossier (1) 
Corgill, Morlin S. (I) 
Corstater, Marie Helwig (4) 
Coush, Ruth Bray (3) 
Dill, Eleanor Miller (4) 
Feick, Ralph H. (I) 
Field, Margaret M. (5) 
Fink, Pauline Belles (4) 
Focht, Brown (5) 
Fox, Frederick, Jr. (5) 
Goldenberg, B. D. (2) 
Gum, Amando Brown (3) 
Heller, Jeanerte M. (5) 



311 
47 

15% 



Bailey, Dorothy Lemon (4) 
Bailey, Clyde P. (4) 
Banker, Mary Gochnaur (I) 
Betz, Deborah Deacon (I) 
Brickley, Myrtle DeCoursey (3) 
Brubocker, Donald (1) 
Bucher, Abbott G. (!) 
Cowley, Alice Spokes (3) 
Ceraso, Louis { I ) 
Coleman, Rowland H. (3) 
Davidson, H. E. (I) 
Downes, Harlan A. (I) 
Eyster, Jessie Fielding (4) 
Ferrell, George, Jr. (I) 
Fink, Paul E. (4) 
Frederick, A. Elizabeth (5) 
Fredericks, Roland W. (1) 
Gentzler, Mildred M. (I) 
Glesk, Ruth McForlond (I) 
Goodlonder, J. Roy (I) 
Heckmon, Harold H. (1) 

-., , Heiligmon, Nathan H. (5) 

$ol4.00 Horter, John M. (2) 

150 00 ^°Y' W. Duffield (5) 
<^AA<nn Jones, William G. (I) 
S664.00 Kolp, Chorles W. (2) 
Klosterman, B. F. (2) 
Lovers, Theo. H. (I) 
Lindner, Delia Kiser (1} 
Mohood, William T. (1) 
Mirorchi, Eugene G. (1) 
Moyer, Gilbert B. (2) 
Murray, Philip G. (I) 
Myer, H. Victor (I) 
Rorig, Allon A. (4) 
Reinheimer, Kenneth G. (4) 
Ricker, Sarah Beck (5) 
Rieder, Mary Trabul (1) 
Riemer, Grier (2) 
Riemer, Hugo (2) 
Robb, Elizabeth McHose (I) 
Sheppard, Horace J., Jr. (1) 
Shipmon, Raldo E. (1) 
Showalter, Thelma J. (5) 
Simpson, Geddes W. (2) 



Robertson, Juliet M. (2) 
Shure, Ruth Wentsvorth (1) 
Simpson, Blanche Thomos (2) 
Soars, Jessie L. (5) 
Stephens, Morlin B. (1) 
Ufberg, Max M. (3) 
VonTuyl, Kothryn Leach (I) 
Wagner, George O. (5) 
Walker, Marjorie Gamble (2) 



1931 

Fu)id Manager 
Edward J. Smalstig 

Chss Members 

Contributors 

% Contributing 

Alumni Fund 

Other Gifts 

Total Gifts 



Nayfield, Ronald C. (I) 
Roberts, Stephen W. (2) 
Rollins, Glen W. (5) 
Rousseau, Norman P. (5) 
Ruggles, Evadne M. (5) 
Shipps, M. C. (I) 
Solomon, Daniel L. (5) 
Stevenson, James B. (3) 
Twaddle, Ruth Christian (5) 
White, W. J., Jr. (3) 



1933 

Fund Manager 
341 Campbell Rutledge, Jr. 



Henderson, Reno Anderson (5) Sprott, George G. (I) 



Hughes, Elizabeth Royer (1) 
Hunter, Horry C. (1) 
Keiser, Edwin L., Jr. (4) 
Kemery, Fred B. (1) 
Kost, Sora Heyshom (1) 
Lewis, Thomas (5) 
Losch, Lenore M. (5) 
McHoil, Vincent W. (2) 
Marsh, Hugh M., Jr. (1) 
Noble, Eugene E. (1) 
Olson, Emil W. (!) 
Picrson, Horry H. (I) 
Porter, Leah Decker (3) 
Priemer, B. August (3) 
Pursley, Louis A. (1) 
Shonnon, Ridge R. (3) 
Sheriff, Wilbur S. (5) 
Shutflesworth. Melvin C. (1) 
Swortz, Wen da I A. (I) 
VonGroofeilond, 

Willard W. (I) 
Ulmer, Alfred R. (5) 
Vostine, John R. (5) 
Wagner, Dole R. (4) 
Wendin, 

Borboro Reifsnyder (1) 
Whi faker, Edna L. (5) 
Whitehead, 

Genevieve Punches 
Winter, Bruce H. (5) 



Storke, Helen Leininger (1) 
Stere, Henry B. (I) 
Storaci, Frank S. (3) 
Strahan, George W. (3) 
Von Schilling, 

Ruth Andrews (1) 
Wagner, Dorothy (1) 
Wolloce, Margaret (1) 
Waterbury, 

Martha VonNIeida (1) 
Weber, Marie Fetherolf (3) 
Wilkinson, 

Helen Steinhilper (1) 

1930 

Fund Manager 

Blanche Thomas Simpson 



257 

33 

13% 

$308.00 

100.00 



(1) 



1929 

Futid Manager 
Charles \V. Kalp 

Class Members 

Contributors 

% Contributing 

Alumni Fund 

Other Gifts 

Total Gifts 
;«bbott, Albert J. (5) 
Albei-tjon, Soro Porter (1) 
Antelm, Fronccs Soul (I) 
Arnvjgojt, 

JoMphine Schillino (3) 
Aockcr, Arch A. (I) 
Augaf, Elizabeth Milli (1) 



Class Members 

Contributors 

% Contributing 

Alumni Fund 

Other Gifts 

Total Gifts 
Allen, Manuel H. (1) 
Allen, Helen Reeves (1) 
Anderson, Soroh Howes (2) 
Benson, Ottwill I. (1) 
Burlew, John S. (2) 
Burlew, Grace Schoum (2) 
Cody, Ercil Bates (5) 
Colemon, Esther Keim (1) 
Crago, Poul H. (4) 
Everitt, Mary Loning (5) 
Fenichel, Benjamin (5) 
Figner, Elizabeth (5) 
«i •joinn Houber, Fordyce C. {1) 
^l.jya.UO Johnson, Davis, Jr. (2) 

100.00 Ke'lcr, Ralph G. (2) 
*1 dO^nO Kille, Bcrtho Thomas (1) 
$l,4y3.W KIcpper, John W. (1) 

Loymon, Kothryn Gambler (4) 
Long, Elizabeth (1) 
Moxwell, Emilie L. (4) 
Miller, Marie Wolbert (3) 
Payne, Robert L. (4) 
Potter, Milton J. (5) 
Riesmeyer, J. Paul (2) 



248 
62 

25% 



61 

18% 

$596.00 

600.00 

$1,196.00 

Atwood, Theodore C. (4) 
Borr, Olive B. (I) 
Bolster, Ann Sprout (I) 
Brooks, Horry R. (I) 
Brungord, Harry G. (2) 
Carlisle, Luther O. (I) 
Chilson, Lester J. (1) 
Cox, James R., Jr. (I) 
Dundore, Grace Grimshaw (4) 
Egel, Norman (2) 
Emery, Paul W. (3) 
Fifch, Margaret Erb (5) 
Fleming, Alexander S. (5) 
Fox, Chorles F., Jr. (3) 
Gardiner, Meribah S. (1) 
Genne, William H. (I) 
Geiger, Harold (I) 
Grove, Robert D. (3) 
Heine, Dorothy Grimshaw (4) 
Herr, Edward B. (2) 
Hibler, Marjorie Budd (5) 
Hosier, Doris Brocey (5) 
Hughes, Samuel (I) 
Ingols, Robert S. (5) 
James, Anno Rees (I) 
Keagy, Marvel (5) 
Keenon, Robert J. (5) 
Keiser, Robert H. (2) 
Konkle, James H., Jr. (2) 
Longsner, Adolph (2) 
Lawson, Esther Minich (I) 
McCoslin, Harriet Wilson (I) 
MocDonald, Lois Baker (3) 
Marquand, Naomi Clark (2) 
Mason, Horace W. (2) 
Miller, Clyde L. (1) 
Miller, Oliver F., Jr. (I) 
Nissley, Joseph (3) 
O'Brien, Martha Worner (5) 
Reece, Helen (3) 
Rider, Bernice Bachman (3) 
Rollins, Miriam Stafford (5) 
Rothmon, Mary Gross (1) 
Shields, John J. (5) 
Shrouds, Merrill E. (I) 
Shutflesworth, Joseph G. (1) 
Simpson, James R. (5) 
Sleighter, Ruth Thomas (2) 
tA(\Q nn Smalstig, Edward J. (5) 
$4U8.UU Smalstig, Alice Drennen (5) 
Smith, A. Crossley, Jr. (3) 
Snyder, Charles P. (5) 
Snyder, Ruth Weidemonn (5) 
Thomas, Russell F. (5) 
Thompson, Robert J. (2) 
VonTuyl, George H., Jr. (I) 
Wagner, Cyrus L. (5) 
Wogner, Moson S. (I) 
Wohl, Virginia Cowell (2) 
Weber, Warren A. (I) 
Wcrtheim, 

Madeline Woidherr (4) 



Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 
Alumni Fund 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts 



325 

54 

17% 

$674.50 

50.00 

$724.50 



Adams, Charles B. (1) 
Bollard, Dorothy A. (4) 
Bellmeyer, Joseph S., Ill (4) 
Bellmeyer, Mary Grove (4) 
Bernstein, Samuel W. (I) 
BIy, Loren P. (4) 
Bower, Franklin A. (5) 
Bowers, Paul A. (5) 
Brouse, D. Clayton (I) 
Brown, Fannie Wood (2) 
Carlisle, Catherine Reese (I) 
Colavito, James J. (1) 
Converse, James T. (2) 
Cook, Franklin H. (4) 
Davis, James H. (1) 
Dunmire, Gladys Steele (5) 
Fohringer, George F. (2) 
Foirchild, Francis F. (2) 
Fenstermocher, Albert H. (3) 
Fisher, C. Donald (2) 
Flaherty, Frederick D. (2) 
Graybill, Ann M. (4) 
Hartman, Henry K. (4) 
Jeffery, Morgaret Van Tuyl (4) 
Koste, Viola M. (4) 
Lone, Donald C. (2) 
Leach, Charles P. (4) 
Lesher, Mabel (3) 
Liming, William S. (3) 
Loth, Bernard M. (1) 
Lutz, C. Martin (2) 
Mohr, John (I) 
Myers, Edna Cleckner M) 
Offenkrontz, Frederick M. (S) 
Palsgrove, Doris G. (3) 
Porter, John T. (1) 
Rokestrow, Louise (1) 
Rider, Stanley O. (1) 
Rohlond, Anno M. (I) 
Russo, Louis J. (1) 
Rutledge, Campbell, Jr. (5) 
Sheosley, Carl W. (2) 
Smith, J. Guy (I) 
Smith, Williom N. (4) 
Stern, Samuel S. (2) 
Vanderhoof, Lorna (5) 
Von Deventer, 

Louise Christian (2) 
Vinyord, Caroline C. (5) 
Walters, George R. (1) 
Wells, C. Edmund (3) 
Wilkenson, Thomas H. (2) 
Willioms, Robert F. (2) 
Young, Donald B. (3) 
Zonello, D. Andrew (4) 



Linetty, Joseph (4) 
Miller, Ruth Beers (1) 
Moyer, Francis H. (1) 
Mussina, George A. (2) 
Myers, Edword C. (I) 
Nikodem, Walter J. (1) 
Nikodem, Marie Peters (1) 
Pinotti, Fred D. (1) 
Plonkenhorn, William F. (1) 
Shields, Kelvin L. (I) 
Shure, William C. (I) 
Simpson, Helen Hoffner (4) 
Strieker, Robert S. (3) 
Szypulski, John T. (2) 
Tenney, Eunice Lamb (1) 
Vaughn, Delbert Carroll (2) 
Walker, Sherburne B. (I) 
Woylond, Vincent B. (I) 
Wittmer, Lois Kurtz (2) 
Zlotkin, Isodore I. (I) 

1935 

Fund Manager 
George L. McGaughey 



1932 

Fund Manager 
Lorrest D. Long 
Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 
Alumni Fund 
Other Gifts 
Totil Gifts 



286 
36 

13% 



$746.00 



DISTRIBUTION OF ALUMNI FUNC GIFTS 

1953-54 (952-53 

Over — $500.00 2 1 

$200.00— $499.99 6 2 

100.00— 199.99 30 26 

75.00— 99.99 1 5 

50.00— 74.99 45 29 

30.00— 49.99 36 7 

20.00 — 29.99 280 153 

15.00— 19.99 77 62 

10.00— 14,99 619 544 

5.00 — 9.99 935 911 

0— 499 5^4 603 



Abernelhy, Goorgo L. (4) 
Barbarin, Marco P. (1) 
Bing, Russell E. (1) 
Brostow, William C. (2) 
Bucknom, Bettino (5) 
Calkins, Helen Kellogg (I) 
Coolcs, Henry G, P. (4) 
Cooper, Janet E. (4) 
Dovi«, David J. (4) 
Dovis, J. Lamar (I) 
Derrick, J. Raymond {I) 
Fetter, John S. (5) 
Fry, Horry G. (2) 
Glazier, Nathaniel (1) 
Gromlcy, G. Hoil (2) 
Hoffmon, Lloyd S. (4) 
Hopper, Walter F., Jr. (5) 
Hull, Ellis F. (I) 
Kniqht», France* E. (5) 
Kohl, VIrginio Kondio (5) 
Leovitt, Shirley M. (5) 
" • (3) 



Loiby, Mory Bock (_, 
Logon, James P. (5) 
Mondol, Morlin E. (2) 
Morch, Louis A. (5) 
Mustino, Anno Woigold (2) 



1934 

Fund Manager 
Walter W. Ruch 
Class Members 315 

Contributors 51 

% Contributing W/o 

Alumni Fund $719.00 

Other Gifts 100.00 

Total Gifts $819.00 

Bousch, Louise Baker (2) 
c-CArnn Benson, Mary Noll (3) 
$546.00 Blokeslco, Irvin, Jr. (I) 
200.00 Bond, Lawrence R. (5) 
Bush, Jean Hill (4) 
Converse, James M. (2) 
Cronin, Virginia Dunklo (I) 
Deacon, Joseph R. (1) 
Dorman, Jock V. (2) 
Everitt, Joseph A. (3) 
Farina, Nicholas A. (I) 
Fovino, James F. (4) 
Fendrlch, Edgar L. (5) 
Fithion, Horry C. (5) 
Foust, Tilmon H. (5) 
Gongewcrc, Woodrow W. (1) 
Gorver, Charles K. (I) 
Geiger, Walter C. (3) 
Gerfitz, F. E., Jr. (1) 
Groulich, Wilmcr D. (3) 
Hotfiold, Isobollo H. (1) 
Holsby, G. Philip (3) 
Hunt, Kenneth H. (I) 
Ihrig, Virginia Shupo (I) 
James, Owen W. (1) 
Johnson, 

Edilh Hossolborgor (1) 
Kehror, Gooroo T. (4) 
Kojtor, Dorothy G. (1) 
KIclb, J. V. (1) 
Lloht, Poulino E. (4) 
Liming, Ruth Rohr (2) 



Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 
Alumni Fund 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts 



269 

38 

14% 

$344.00 

$344.00 

Beierschmitt, Gerald A. (5) 
Benson, Kathryn Stonnert (5) 
Bergen, John L., Jr. (5) 
Berlin, W. H. (2) 
Colvin, Alice Sutmon (2) 
Druckemiller, William H. (1) 
Favino, Gladys Zorfos (4) 
Fenstermocher, 

Lorraine Fowell (3) 
Furiel, Ralph E. (1) 
Horgreoves, Mary Mossey (1) 
Harmon, Catherine Strine (4) 
Hunt, Frank R. (2) 
Jenkins, Harry L., Jr. (3) 
Jenkins, Luello Pierce (3) 
Kirby, Milton A. (I) 
Knights, L. Winnifred (5) 
Larson, Elaine Ifill (4) 
Lehman, Thomas E., Ill (5) 
McGaughey, George L. (I) 
Miller, J. Melvin (5) 
Mills, George A. (3) 
AAoody, Dorothy M. (2) 
Moore, Grace M. (I) 
Mundy, Ella L. (I) 
Myers, Donald W. (5) 
Orloski, James (1) 
Peters, Elizabeth J. (3) 
Peters, Margaret Weddell (1) 
Poorbough, Anno Fishel (5) 
Runkel, Mory Wolker (5) 
Shirley, Allan I. (I) 
Steward, Cloy ton M. (I) 
Wolesky, John W. (2) 
Wells, Patricio Woodburne (1) 
Wittmer, Edword F. (2) 
Wynn, Harry L. (5) 
Zonorini, Gene (2) 
In Memorlam 

Roffensperger, John G. 



1936 

Fund Manager 
Hubbard S.' Ruoflf 
Class Members 
Contributors 
% Contributing 
Alumni Fund 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts 



295 

36 

12% 

$314.00 

800.00 

$1,114.00 

Bote, Marie Rockwell (2) 
Brondon, Virginio R. (5) 
Brown, Chorlotle Shupo (3) 
Bufanio, Fred A. (3) 
Bull, Storrling 0. (I) 
Condict, Edword C. (1) 
Decker, John C, III (4) 
Dickormon, Fred A. (I) 
Duck, Charles W. (2) 
Gilbert, Richord W. (1) 
Herald, Jane Youngman (1) 
HouscI, Robert V. (3) 
Jones, Robert T. (3) 
Kotz, Joseph M. (1) 
Lawrence, Genevieve (I) 
Lewis, Dean E. (I) 
Lord, Dorothy Reeves (1) 
McGco, Henry M. (2) 
McKeo, Edward E. (5) 
Ncefe, John R. (I) 
Piatt, Janet Soars (5) 
Pluto, Irene Lew.ski (5) 
Pun^,hon, Thomos, Jr. (3) 
Rohde, LoRoy (3) 
Rowlands, Morio Halpin (I) 
Sedgwick, Cornelius E. (5) 
Shockotano, More (I) 
Shaub, Virginia Nylund (3) 
Smool, Dean E, (5) 
Smithnall, Harry E. (I) 
Strous, Roger W. (I) 
Tolond, Harriot Kaso (1) 
Tursky, Rosomario (3) 
Winkler, Jane Brewer (1) 
Winkler Louis H., Jr. (1) 
Zanorlnl, Mary Hanning (2) 



Tlw numbert in par*n>h*Mi following tho nomai o» contributors Indlcafa Iho number of yoart of cont/nuout giving. 



1937 

Fund Manager 
Clinton A. Condict 
Class Members 295 

Contributors 40 

% Contributing 14% 

Alumni Fund $491.00 
Other Gifts 100.00 

Total Gifts $591.00 

Amish, Marie Schaff (1) 
Bond, Joyce MacLeod (1) 
Campbell, Ruth (1) 
Clemens, William B. (5) 
Condict, Clinton A. (5) 
Decker, Elizabeth Talley (5) 
DeMuro, Samuel A. (I) 
Dentler, Frances Rockwell (5) 
Eck, Helena (3) 
Eck, Mable E. (3) 
Hopper, Roger K. (1) 
Korschner, 

Elizabeth Shimer (2) 
Logue, J. Gibson, Jr. (1) 
Marsh, Jean Peterson (1) 
Mervine, Frances Miles (2) 
Mieike, Hazel Jackson (5) 
Moll, George A. (2) 
Morreall, Herbert W., Jr. (5) 
Morris, Charles O., Jr. (1) 
Moss, Thayer D. (1) 
Noll, Clyde M. (1) 
Palmisono, Vincent S. (2) 
Reynolds, Allen N., Jr. (1) 
Richards, Thomas B. (1) 
Richlan, Alfred R. (1) 
Rohde, Edith Griesinger (3) 
Ruoff, Betty Schilling (1) 
Saricks, Ambrose, Jr. (4) 
Sear, Rita Holbrook (4) 
Seoton, Adelaide O. (2) 
Semmer, Freos E. (5) 
Sillman, Emmanuel (5) 
Slick, Ruth Ortt (2) 
Taxis, Ellen Gronemeyer (3) 
Thompson, Catherine E. (1) 
Watson, P. Herbert (5) 
Weightman, Joseph (1) 
Worth, John F. (5) 
Wray, Elizabeth A. (1) 
Zlegler, Mabel Nylund (2) 

1938 

Fund Manager 

Ira G. Fox 
Class Members 296 

Contributors 41 

% Contributing 14% 

Alumni Fund $447.00 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $447.00 

Anderson, Jean Kirby (1) 
Atkins, Sue R. (1) 
Belsky, Frederick (2) 
Blakesiee, 

Ethelene Hellewell (1) 
Blanche, Ernest E. (3) 
Bowman, Herbert F. (3) 
Bronner, N. B., Jr. (4) 
Candy, Jock H. (3) 
Clouser, Isobelle L. (3) 
Douberman, Williom H. (3) 
Delof range, Kenneth M. (1) 
Duck, Thelma Slack (2) 
Farquhar, Mary 1. (4) 
Fox, Ira G. (5) ^ ,,, 

Hillstrom, Jane Raymond (1) 
Hinkle, Thomas (2) 
Hoffman, William M. (4) 
Kob, Leo B. (4) 
Ledden, Lewis J. (5) 
Leinroth, Alma Bloecker (3) 
Martens, Edith Lipphcrdt (1) 
McKeage, Mary Belle (4) 
Matson, Janet McKenna (1) 
Mayock, Robert L, (5) 
Newman, Robert G. (3) 
Porter, George R. (1) 
Brugh, Eugenie Dilts (I) 
Quick, Joseph T. (2) 
Quick, Mary Bochman (2) 
Richardson, C. H., Jr. (1) 
Roos, Marian Richardson (I) 
Rothermel, Daniel A. (5) 
Swick, J. Howard (5) 
Tihansky, Theodore B. (1) 
VanNort, Mary C. (1) 
Whitten, Sally Reifsnyder (5) 
Work, William S. (2) 
Wyckoff, Richard H. (1) 
Zager, Abraham J. (2) 
ZIotkin, Louis C. (1) 
Zott, Frederick D. (5) 

1939 

Fund Manager 
Leonard O. Friedman 
Class Members 385 

Contributors 59 

% Contributing 15% 

Alumni Fund $717.50 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $717.50 



Adams, Phyllis F. (I) 
Allen, Mary A. (2) 
Andrews, A. R. (2) 
Babcock, Dorothy Price (I) 
Barns, Jeanne D. (!) 
Bechtel, Robert J. (3) 
Bracken, Charles O. (5) 
Briggs, Virginia Cornellier (3) 
Canarick, Sidney (1) 
Cannon, Barr (2) 
Caruthers, Margaret Reiff (4) 
Coren, Lewis (3) 
Currier, Lawrence M. (4) 
Deimler, Lillie L. (5) 
Dennis, Gertrude Skublicki (2) 
Dievendorf, Ruth Van Wie (1) 
Donnelly, Joseph G. (1) 
Dunham, Charles V, (4) 
Feldman, Lester (3) 
Friedman, Leonard O. (4) 
Frisoli, Harold (3) 
Gault, John C, Jr. (1) 
Gollnick, Mildred Stabler (1) 
Greene, John N. (5) 
Gundrum, John H. (3) 
Guyer, J. Walter (1) 
Guyer, Irene Harnish (1) 
Homburg, Allen E. (4) 
Hazel, Emma Fausak (1) 
Hunter, Richard B. (1) 
James, William L. (1) 
Kohberger, Joseph W. (5) 
Lesher, Herbert A. (2) 
Lewis, Robert B. (3) 
McCune, John C. (4) 
McKay, Inez Crossett (3) 
Moloney, Martin J. (1) 
Monrodt, Kurt, Jr. (5) 
Mortelli, M. Joseph (5) 
Mathias, Roy P. (2) 
Miles, Hannah Mervine (1) 
Pearlmon, Emanuel E. (4) 
Robe, Edward F. (5) 
Reider, Richard K. (1) 
Rishel, Robert S. (1) 
Scott, Howard I. (1) 
Seers, Robert F. (1) 
Shupe, D. R. W. (1) 
Sills, Marjorie Cleaves (1) 
Smith, Robert E. (2) 
Sober, Charles T. (1) 
Taylor, Robert S. (1) 
Weidemann, Walter, Jr. (2) 
Weightman, 

Dorothy MiUward (1) 
Wein, Melvin A. (1) 
Widmon, Eleanor Edwards (1) 
Williams, Lewis G. (2) 
Withers, Katherine Lucas (1) 
Youngman, Florence A. (4) 



1940 

Fitnd Manager 
W. Donald Walker 
Class Members 378 

Contributors 58 

% Contributing 15% 

Alumni Fund $409.00 
Other Gifts 50.00 

Total Gifts $459.00 

Arbogast, F. Leon, Jr. (1) 
Auten, Clarence L., Jr. (4) 
Benedum, Michael L. (3) 
Bennett, Carl A. (3) 
Biehn, Gerald L. (3) 
Christian, Helen Sanders (2) 
Conlon, Joseph P. (1) 
Cubberley, Edna (2) 
Dunham, Carol Martin (4) 
Dunn, Jack L. (I) 
Eyer, Charles R. (5) 
Fish, Douglas L. (2) 
Fish, Mary Louise Moyhew (2) 
Fisher, Samuel S. (5) 
Gearhart, Robert M. (4) 
Hamburg, 

Dorothy Gottscholl (3) 
Higgins, P. Warren (5) 
ihmels, Richard H. (5) 
Jaffe, Melvin (5) 
Kauffman, Carson W. (3) 
Keenan, C. Robert, Jr. (1) 
Kiick, Alice Lohr (1) 
Knouse, Wayne E. (3) 
Koch, Alfred P. (I) 
Kohberger, Ruth Cox (5) 
Kovski, John J. (3) 
Laird, Martha A. (2) 
Lautenschlager, Beth (1) 
Lemler, Stanley R. (3) 
Magi I, Bette Towner (I) 
Marks, Franklin J. (3) 
Miller, Mary McCrino (3) 
Monroe, Mary Wilkalis (1) 
Posner, Ralph M. (1) 
Pomar, Grace Haire (5) 
Quinn, Edward J., Jr. (1) 
Reid, Joseph A. (4) 
Rhodes, Harwood J. (2) 
Rice, John M. (5) 
Riley, William O. (1) 
Romweber, Margaret T. (2) 
Rothrock, David R. (3) 
Roush, Richard J. (1) 
Schnure, Robert B. (3) 
Schnure, Annabel Kreider (3) 
Scott, Edythe Winkler (I) 
Selinger, Doris Loos (3) 
Shaner, Robert J. (4) 
Shultz, Richard C. (2) 



Sloff, Franklin (1) 
Stanton, Robert L. (2) 
Thomas, Kay Geissel (5) 
Wagner, Gerald F. (2) 
Walcott, Permillo Miller (5) 
Walker, W. D. (2) 
Weemhoff, Ruth Trinkaus (2) 
Wilt, Robert D. (1) 
Winter, John C. (2) 

1941 

Fund Manager 

B. Eloise Garbor Graybill 

Class Members 345 

Contributors 88 

% Contributing 26% 

Alumni Fund $565.50 
Other Gifts 

Total Gifts $565.50 

Andrews, George M. (1) 
Armor, Raymond H. (3) 
Baker, Janet Cristodor (2) 
Baker, Warren J. (1) 
Bendell, Eleanor H. (5) 
Blair, Walter A., Jr. (2) 
Bloete, Wilbur R. (3) 
Blum, Jean Sheinhouse (1) 
Brembeck, Cole S. (2) 
Burt, Alma Jacobs (5) 
Burt, Marcella A. (1) 
Colwell, Helen Meek (5) 
Colohan, 

Gladys Chudomelka (1) 
Craig, James D. (2) 
Cronk, John L. (1) 
Crouse, John P. (2) 
Cummings, Martin M. (1) 
Dannenhauer, Kenneth S. (5) 
Davis, Genevieve Brennan (1) 
Dietz, Anthony G. (1) 
Dieffenderfer, 

Lillian Bullock (I) 
Dowdell, William F. (3) 
Durkin, Joseph A. (1) 
Francis, Sarah (1) 
Frontz, Marion Martin (1) 
Gorman, Esther Selsam (5) 
Geiss, Jack C. (1) 
George, Lois Kiggins (3) 
Golden, Frederick (1) 
Good, George L. (2) 
Graybill, B. Eloise Gorber (5) 
Greenleaf, Helen E. (1) 
Gunther, Miriam Mensch (5) 
Hasselberger, Jean Steele (4) 
Hawkins, F. W. (1) 
Hayes, Eugene E. (3) 
Hind, James R. (3) 
Hopkins, Robert H. (1) 
Hulley, William C, III (5) 
Hunter, Miriam Lesher (2) 
Johnson, William S. (3) 
Kerr, Robert M. (5) 
Koegler, Robert C. (1) 
Kostenbouder, Miles M. (2) 
Laird, Mary Alice (1) 
Longworthy, Betty Stover (1) 
Laudenslager, John M. (1) 
Lawrence, Dorothy Outmon (2) 
Lepke, John R. (2) 
McQuillen, John I. (3) 
Madison, 

Sarah Slaughenhaup (5) 
Masler, Lucille Rosmussen (3) 
Mason, Harriet Myers (I) 
Mathieson, Richard A. (I) 
Michel, Frederick A., Jr. (1) 
Miller, Mary E. (1) 
Miller, Victor (2) 
Minnich, Betty Fleckenstine (1) 
Mitchell, Lesher A. (5) 
Norber, George L. (1> 
Nolan, Robert J. (3) 
Nonemaker, Frank, Jr. (4) 
Nutt, Dorothy Smailes (1) 
Nutt, Richard W. (1) 
Plewak, John J. (3) 
Ranck, Leo S. (2) 
Reading, Mary Hitchcock (2) 
Reckord, Lyie Long (2) 
Rink, Robert W. (2) 
Rosenberg, Allan J. (2) 
Rothermel, Glen U. (1) 
Schofield, Anno Thompson (1) 
Sovidge, H. Blanche (5) 
Scott, Carolyn GemmlM (4) 
Scott, Richard C. (4) 
Sleeth, Eleanor Lindell (5) 
Smith, Margaret Farrell (4) 
Snyder, Dorothy Derr (5) 
Steele, Fern Raymond (1) 
Stephens, William H. (1) 
Teter, Robert H. (1) 
Tuhy, Dorina (1) 
Underwood, Raymond F. (1) 
Verdier, Viola Primm (0 
Ward, John V. (1) 
Weyl, Helen Roberts (2) 
Zeller, John F., Ill (5) 
In Memoriam 

Fox, John A. 



Alumni Fund 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts 



$468.50 

28.50 

$497.00 



1942 




Fund Manager 




Donald H. ShoU 




Class Members 


368 


Contributors 


79 


% Contributing 


21% 



Aikman, James B. (1) 
Apfelbaum, Sidney J. (2) 
Bacon, Albert N. (3) 
Bacon, Elva Ahrensfield (3) 
Bayless, Kenneth (1) 
Beam, Margery Corwin (3) 
Bishop, Dorothy Benham (5) 
Bond, Charles F. (2) 
Boswell, Doris Lutz (1) 
Brown, J. Kenneth (1) 
Brown, Joseph S. (1) 
Burns, Marjorie Clayton (1) 
Burt, Douglas W. (5) 
Byrnes, William C, Jr. (1) 
Carson, F. William (1) 
Carson, Betty Thomas (1) 
Cosden, Daniel D. (5) 
Cochran, Jean Koelby (1) 
Connelly, Robert W. (1) 
Craig, Eleanor Tully (2) 
Cummings, Arlene Avrutine (1) 
Davies, Gertrude Jones (5) 
Dietz, Germaine Pepperman (I) 
Donehower, Robert W. (5) 
Drout, William M., Jr. (3) 
Durante, Lois Johnson (1) 
Ernest, Russell G. (1) 
Freyburger, Walter (1) 
Gilbert, Harry L. (1) 
Granberry, 

Margaret Linaberry (1) 
Gray, Richard M. (5) 
Grim, D. Elizabeth (5) 
Handforth, Carl H., Jr. (4) 
Harris, Norma Schotland (1) 
Hasselberger, William F. (4) 
Heaney, Herbert, Jr. (3) 
Hoffman, Oscar O. (2) 
Huskin, Mary Gleckner (2) 
Jones, Charles (3) 
Jones, Robert M. (1) 
Kordish, Emil (3) 
Kulp, Mary Heacock (4) 
Lessiack, Robert (1) 
Libeck, Shirley Yager (2) 
Loos, Lovenia Williams (1) 
McGuire, William (2) 
McNamee, Ruth Broden (5) 
McPherson, Murray B. (5) 
McPherson, Jeanne Meyer (5) 
Marshall, Alice Zindell (1) 
Mozzarellc, Daniel A. (1) 
Milleman, Dwight S. (I) 
Miller, Audrey Leipsig (2) 
Nylund, Milton E. (1) 
Petit, Harvey P. (5) 
Puff, Robert C. (5) 
Pyle, Virginia Stroud (3) 
Richards, Mary Sovidge (2) 
Richardson, 

Margaret Wentzel (1) 
Richardson, Danforth K. (1) 
Runkel, Howard W. (5) 
Schnure, Fred O., Jr. (3) 
Schofield, Ernest (1) 
Seltzer, Charles J. (4) 
Seltzer, Ethel Jaegle (4) 
Seltzer, Germaine Roshon (2) 
Shaffer, Robert O. (1) 
Shell, Donald H. (5) 
Sleeth, Clovis S., Jr. (4) 
Smith, Bertha Cannon (3) 
Snyder, Robert A. (5) 
Steiger, Pearl Conley (3) 
Strittmotter, Kenneth R. (I) 
Tracy, Richard H. (1) 
Vonderbilt, Walter S. (2) 
Wedel, Dorothy Roser (1) 
Whitehead, Robert C, Jr. (1) 
Whitten, Mary H. (3) 
Yost, John H. (5) 

1943 

Fund Manager 

William G. Thomas 

Class Members 383 

Contributors 64 

% Contributing 17% 

Alumni Fund $421.50 

Other Gifts 113.50 

Total Gifts $535.00 

Acker, Isobelle Harris (1) 
Alexander, Alex L. (1) 
Allison, Joy (2) 
Anderson, William J. (3) 
Anthony, John A. (1) 
Bergman, Charles S. (3) 
Bronez, Elaine Dylla (2) 
Bunnell, Catherine M. (1) 
Burns, W. Thomas (1) 
Byrnes, Eleanor Greene (1) 
Colamon, Joseph J. (1) 
Callenberger, George J. (1) 
Chorney, Stephen M. (1) 
Clemmer, Clara Walton (5) 
Cochran, Jean Troyer (4) 
Cook, M. Eugene (5) 
Faber, Richard F. (5) 
Foirclough, William' A. (3) 
Fish, Donald E. (5) 
Fisher, Martha A. (I) 
Fronkel, Volney B. (3) 
Gotski, Robert L. (1) 
Godley, Paul F., Jr. (4) 
Griffin, Frederick J., Jr. (1) 
Griffith, Jane W. (5) 



Haines, George F., Jr. (3) 
Houck, Luella R. (3) 
Henneberger, Lois M. (4) 
Jarrett, Ivan R. (5) 
Johannesen, Mary Orso (1) 
Jordan, Herbert V., Jr. (1) 
Krout, Robert R. (2) 
Lee, Olgo Zornow (1) 
McCobe, Virginia (2) 
Manko, William M. (1) 
Monrodt, Virginia Mitchell (2) 
Marshall, Stanley C. (I) 
Mathieson, Patricia Salmon (1) 
Moore, James R. (5) 
Passage, Douglas W. (5) 
Pettit, Mary Beidler (5) 
Puff, Isabel Clark (5) 
Rehkemp, George J. (1) 
Reyer, John F. (4) 
Richardson, 

Marjorie Hopwood (2) 
Robins, Alexander (1) 
Rogers, William J., Ill (2) 
Rollins, William S. (5) 
Rubick, Mary Shake (1) 
Shaffer, Marilyn Eppley (2) 
Shipmon, Ruth Guarnoico (5) 
Shipmon, Cullen F., Jr. (5) 
Sholl, Janet Bold (5) 
Simmonds, Harriet Lynn (5) 
Stevens, Rosalind M. (4) 
Thomas, William G. (2) 
Vonderbilt, Dorian Smith (2) 
Warren, Isobelle Kent (4) 
Wickerhom, Earl P., Jr. (5) 
Wilkinson, Marion Weist (5) 
Williams, Stanley G. (1) 
Wrzesinski, 

Frances Walters (2) 
Young, Raymond H. (1) 
Zoerb, Sollie (2) 

1944 

Fund Manager 
Kaythryn Stevenson 
Barclay 
Class Members 323 

Contributors 40 

% Contributing 12% 

Alumni Fund $199.50 
Other Gifts 50.00 

Total Gifts $249.50 

Adams, Phyllis B. (3) 
Adomson, N. Arthur (5) 
Adamson, Irene Bardwell (5) 
Baker, Robert F. (2) 
Bernstein, Seymour (5) 
Bond, Amy Stevenson (2) 
Breg, Margaret Meston (1) 
Coverly, Myron R. (5) 
Fekete, Nancy Lightner (1) 
Flodd, Albert J. (1) 
Franklin, Mary Evans (2) 
Gotski, Robert L. (1) 
Grabowski, Elsa Larson (1) 
Gutekunst, Anne Fettermon (3) 
Heaney, Helen Ahrensfield (3) 
Heller, Dorothy L. (1) 
Jones, Marguerite Strouse (2) 
Keoley, Sybil J. (1) 
King, Anne Gonsior (2) 
Kleppinger, 

Dorothea Bittner (3) 
Kuhl, Florence Fitzcharles (5) 
Leach, Janet B. (3) 
Levitt, Eugene (4) 
Light, Richard M. (4) 
Mendes, Frank E., Ill (2) 
Mendes, Ruth Smith (2) 
Moore, Betty Middlesworth (2) 
Poscole, Elmo (2) 
Puff, Henry B. (3) 
Revis, Kathleen (2) 
Soterlee, Britton W. (1) 
Schnure, William H. (2) 
Seiple, Helen Fisher (1) 
Smith, Rosemary Palmer (1) 
Sterner, Robert R. (2) 
Straub, Arthur L., Jr. (5) 
Trick, William W. (1) 
Tusty, Doris Bullwinkel (2) 
Verbeyst, Dora Seyforth (I) 
Wood, June Chapman (3) 

1945 

Fund Manager 
Nancy Woehling Moore 
Class Members 296 

Contributors 40 

% Contributing 14% 

Alumni Fund $270.00 
Other Gifts 15.00 

Total Gifts $285.00 

Bacon, Phoebe Follmer (5) 
Blessing, R. Wayne (1) 
Bond, William E. G. (1) 
Boston, Lois Depuy (1) 
Boughter, C. Walton (I) 
Broun, Mildred V. (3) 
Bregmon, Irvin (3) 
Brumboch, Harry F. (2) 
Caverly, Janet Southgate (5* 
Davison, Thomas, III (5) 
Derr, Emily (1) 
Dunkle, Calvin E. 2 
Everett, Ruth E. (2) 



The numbers in parentheses following the names of contributors indicate the number of years of continuous giving. 



Fish, Elizabeth Baldwin (4) 
Good, David R. (1) 
Hammer, Marcia Beatty (3) 
Hegner, Kathryn Stout (1) 
Johnston, Custer A. (1) 
Jones, William 8. (1) 
LaCroix, Mary Follmer (i) 
Lowrie, 

Marian Murachonion (5) 
Malcom, Arthur H. (4) 
Pembleton, Ruth Burnett (I) 
Quillen, H. Hoyward (5) 
Reckmeyer, William J. (1) 
Rehkomp, Charles J. (I) 
Rohrboch, Hazel Weber (t) 
Ross, Phoebe Goldsmith (2) 
Scanlan, Elizabeth Doughty (3) 
Schnure, Elise Miller (3) 
Schnure. Anne Kloss (5) 
Schwalm, 

Carolyn Dunkelberger (2) 
Score, 

Ruthanne Studeboker (3) 
Smith, Scro Gould (I) 
Thayer, David L. (i) 
Wogner, Chorles L. (i) 
Wogner, Rachel Arbogost (!) 
Wert, Dawn Knoebel (2) 
Wiederspahr, Jean Williams (2) 
In Memoriam 

Maiden, Irene Knobloch 

1946 

Fund Manager 
Fred H. Anderson 
Class Members 379 

Contributors 59 

% Contributing lS7c 

Alumni Fund $352.50 
Other Gifts 136.00 

Total Gifts $488.50 

Allen, Howord E. (I) 
Anderson, Fred H. (4) 
Atherton, Eloise Oram (3) 
Boird, Norma White (1) 
Baush, Mary (1) 
Bella, Jeanne Hackenberg (2) 
Berger, Seymour P. (4) 
Brock, Jean N. (2) 
Bundy, Shirley (3) 
Caldwell, Doris Lyngaas (5) 
Coppellini, Gifford (3) 
Cieslicki, Dorothy Huffman (1) 
Clement, Martin W. (2) 
Davis, Dorothy Hutton (4) 
Eisenhouer, Robert D. (2) 
Ewing, Elizabeth Wells (5) 
Finkelstein, Sanford (5) 
Fuller, Alexander Huston (1) 
Geftmon, M. Nancy (1) 
Gloser, Philip L. (1) 
Gold, William D. (3) 
Goslow, Joon Ruihiey (3) 
Hozeltine, Louise S. (2) 
Heodlond, Eloise W. (3) 
Howell, Alfred C. (1) 
Jeromoz, Peggy Thompson (2) 
Jones, Horry D. (4) 
Krzywicki, Foith Van Sise (3) 
Lowida, Josephine Avio (5) 
Leggett, Chorlotte Crothers (1) 
Levy, Joyce P. (I) 
Moore, Phillip W. (1) 
Moore, Solly McFoll (5) 
Moofe, Dorothy Dillenbock (I) 
Morton, Ruth Irland (4) 
Ness, Soro Krone (2) 
Polmcter, Jone Rockwell (5) 
Ponsburn, Edword W., Jr. (2) 
Rove, William R. (3) 
Reifsnyder, Betty Wvnn (3) 
Schotzberg, Joon (I) 
Schlockj, Lois Kutz (2) 
Score, Robert E. (3) 
Smith, Dorothy Corn (1) 
Smith, Doris Miller (1) 
Snyder, Jean F. (5) 
Spocht, AAjnoto Ellen (1) 
Staley, Rito Clemens (4) 
Suppers, Donald L. (1) 
Troutman, Jeanne Boden (3) 
Voclker, Rulh Tischlcr (3) 
W'.ldner, J. Dudley (4) 
V/al')ncr, Jcon Ncwsom (3) 
V/n:'.ng Fitz R. (5) 
V/ichc, Virginio A. (5) 
V/ilVinv>n, V/illnm M. (5) 
V/illn, Barb'irri Preston (1) 
V/oomer, John C, (1) 
Zimmcrrrwn, Elwood C- (4) 

1947 

Fund Manar/cr 

Thoma'i /. Qui(?l<^ 
Class \f embers 520 

Conlribulnrt 65 

% Conlrihuling 12% 

Aliimni I-iind $.339,.50 
Other Gift* 
Tr/t,il Cifti $339.50 

Borb<!r, Jovph W. (3) 
Bfi-lf, l-i'rr: F. (4) 
Brvyj'., r->-ir>-. C. (1) 
r.j-.irr. l■^..,M,f, ScJiultz (2) 
D-:/iv V/ ilinm C. (I) 
Cto'.']!-;-.',^'. 

Pc-.;U/ Ounkelbwgef (1) 



DuBreuil, Shirley (5) 
Edmunds, 

Margaret Matthews (I) 
Edmunds, Robert E. (I) 
Franke, Marie Johnson (4) 
Frontz, Charlotte Billipp (2) 
Fullerfon, Bushnell (5) 
Fullerton, Lois Miller (5) 
Garten, Thomas L. (1) 
Geils, Marjorie Ann (3) 
Glover, Carolyn (I) 
Goldman, Tamora Gurvitch (4) 
Graham, Lloyd R. (1) 
Gronau, Grace Deissler (3) 
Haas, Francis B., Jr. (5) 
Haddon, Roger S. (3) 
Herpst, Rolland C. (2) 
Hostermon, Warren W. (1) 
Hunt, Dorothy M. (5) 
Hurwitz, David L. (1) 
Irving, Salty Ann (4) 
Irwin, Raymond K. (1) 
Jaffe, Renne Krous (3) 
Jacques, Milton G. (1) 
Kozary, Albert (3) 
Kazory, Anna Gold (3) 
Keenan, Ralph M. (1) 
Kullman, Harold M. (5) 
Lanfear, Alfred J. (1) 
McGinn, 

Marguerite Gleason (3) 
Long, Esther Boumgardner (1) 
Matthews, Eugene J. (4) 
Matthews, June Stott (4) 
Megorgel, Robert W. (2) 
Moore, Richard L. (1) 
Morton, Philip K. (1) 
Murdock, Porter (3) 
Northrup, Robert M. (1) 
Nielsen, Doris Alston (1) 
Obitz, Clarence S. (3) 
Painter, Mildred Valentine (1) 
Perkins, Mary Pork (1) 
Quigley, Thomas J. (3) 
Reynolds, Ford A. (5) 
Rodgers, Nancy Anchor (5) 
Sanger, Sanford H. (2) 
Scholin, Dorothy Watkinson (5) 
Shaw, Maurice R., Jr. (1) 
Show, Anne Glomb (1) 
Spence, Jean McKernan (2) 
Starr, Sidney (1) 
Tyler, June Frantz (5) 
Vitroy, G. Alain (2) 
Voulelis, Katharine N. (1) 
Warren, Ivan (1) 
Warren, Kenneth (4) 
Williams, William J. (1) 
Woehling, Mary Wolfinger (3) 
Young, Ruth M. (1) 
Zochara, Francis M. (4) 

1948 

Fund Manager 
Robert H. Taylor 
Class Members 674 

Contributors 106 

% Contributing 16% 

Alumni Fund $484.00 
Other Gifts 200.00 

Total Gifts $684.00 

Anderson, F. Burket (1) 
Austin, Robert K. (5) 
Boker, David M. (I) 
Balokian, Arox Aroosion (3) 
Bortram, Carole Fox (1) 
Bortram, Thomas W., Jr. (1) 
Baum, John E. (5) 
Bell, Edwin L., II (1) 
Bennett, Clyde E., Jr. (I) 
Beringer, Helen I, (2) 
Bobb, William T. (3) 
Bogar, Joseph (1) 
Brown, Gordon P. (1) 
Bruen, Margaret Zieschang (3) 
Clork, John B. (3) 
Coyne, Stuart L. (1) 
Dovis, Florence Kreitler (5) 
Dodd, Samuel M., Jr. (1) 
Donaldson, James A. (I) 
Earnest, Thomas R. (1) 
Eisenhouer, Eleanor Moore (2) 
Elzc, Warren E. (3) 
Elzc, Nora Giovelli (3) 
Exstcin, Louis H. 12) 
Farley, Elizobcth Billhime (I) 
Freos, Arthur K. (1) 
Frccmonn, John E., Jr. (4) 
Frcytog, Patricio Snyder (1) 
Gold, Virginia Lchr (3) 
Goliohtly, Joann (5) 
Gordon, Charlotte Taylor (I) 
Graham, Gertrude Vogol (1) 
Croti, Daniel J. (1) 
Hordie, Josephine LoBnrr (2) 
Horrimnn, Arthur E, (2) 
Hnriton. Dorothy fl) 
HiMobrrjnd, A. Robert, Jr. (!) 
Holtcr, Joello Mothioscn (2) 
Horwitz, Dorothy Gotteror (1) 
Hoying, Anthony B. (5) 
Huitod, Williom D. (1) 
Hutrhlnion, Gcorgio M) 
tnhnvyn. Rot>orf L, (}) 
Knmmcr, Edwin P. (2) 
felly, Helen Pointer (5) 
Kim, Mormon R. (1) 
Kromer, DonicI D. (2) 
Krr/vArVi, Anthony A, (3) 
Lnnk, E/)word K. (3) 



Lewis, Jean Lompert (1) 
List, Bette Hoile (2) 
List, Robert (2) 
Lowrie, Richard W. (5) 
McChesney, William H. (3) 
McDonnell, Robert W. (I) 
McFeely, Franklin S. (2) 
McLaren, John W. (1) 
Mockey, Betty Waddington (2) 
Magill, Andrew F. (1) 
Marbach, Dorothy Merritt (3) 
Mensch, Milton (1) 
Miller, George J. (1) 
Miller, Gordon H. (1) 
Messinger, Arthur H. (5) 
Mizuki, Sachiye (I) 
Moron, Virginia (2) 
Painter, Robert S. (1) 
Rave, Miriam Evans (3) 
Reitz, Mark H. (5) 
Rice, Andrew C. (5) 
Sagotsky, Irving (1) 
Schaeffer, 

Barbara Hamilton (1) 
Schaffer, Anita Coleman (3) 
Scherer, Robert G. (2) 
Schmidt, Albert E. (4) 
Schmidt, Edith Plumb (4) 
Seesholtz, Dorothy J. (1) 
Sentz, Robert C. (I) 
Sheesley, Mildred E. (1) 
Shorkley, Frank H. (I) 
Simon, Gloria H. (5) 
Sinclair, Marjorie Walter (1) 
Skjelbreia, Lars (1) 
Smythe, Kenneth K. (2) 
Spencer, Gordon W. (3) 
Sprout, John W. (5) 
Sundy, Robert M. (1) 
Swartz, Jean V. (I) 
Sword, Brian M. (1) 
Tang, Carlos M. (2) 
Taylor, Robert H. (5) 
Tyler, Raymond L. (5) 
Unger, WiMiam H. (2) 
Unger, Virginia Stauffer (1) 
Uskurait, Robert H. (3) 
VanNort, Theodore C. (2) 
Walters, Quentin R. (3) 
Warden, John B., Jr. (2) 
Whitenight, John W. (1) 
Wiley, Ernest J., Jr. (1) 
Wilbur, John M., Jr. (2) 
Wohlhieter, Marion (5) 
Worsfold, John E., Jr. (1) 
Young, Barbara Lehr (1) 
Zochara, Janet Mollett (4) 
Zott, Richard J. (1) 

1949 

Fund Manager 
Richard D. Atherley 
Class Members 861 

Contributors 125 

% Contributing 15% 

Alumni Fund $741.61 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $741.61 

Adams, Marilyn R. (1) 
Adamson, Richard W. (1) 
Arnold, Harriet J. (3) 
Atherley, Richard D. (4) 
Ax, Dorothea Kayhart (I) 
Becher, Lester C. (I) 
Becher, Jeon Zeising (I) 
Bishop, William K. (2) 
Block, Naomi Forr (3) 
Boden, Evan H. (1) 
Boswell, Wallace D. (1) 
Bujak, Bernard (I) 
Burgess, Adeline (1) 
Byrod, Richard B. (1) 
Carmichael, Cedric (4) 
Casper, Arthur (1) 
Clark, Lynn M. (5) 
Clugh, Raymond W. (I) 
Colteryohn, Walter P. (I) 
Colvin, Marie McNinch (5) 
Comerer, Robert M. (5) 
Crumrine, Chester W., Jr. (I) 
Dovenport, William S., Jr. (5) 
Doviduk, Nicholas (2) 
Dovies, M. Lloyd (5) 
Decker, Edward W. (I) 
Dencnbcrq, Victor H. (I) 
Drumm, Paul R. (3) 
English, Richard (4) 
Engstrom, Fronk E. (1) 
Evons, Vincent L. (1) 
Fogon, Horry M. (4) 
Fagan, Shirley Schweiker (4) 
FItchoft, 

Hanneloro Petschow (1) 
Fregly, Mclvin J. (2) 
Fusia, Tom L. M) 
Gorrison, Jock M, (5) 
Gerlach, Richard F., Jr. (3) 
Gindcle, Herbert H. (1) 
Glover, Edword M. (1) 
Glover, Rao Schultz (I) 
Gobrorht, Monroe S. (2) 
Goldroich, Vivian Joffoe (1) 
Gourhcr, William B. (1) 
Grnybill, Irvin, Jr. (3) 
Hnmblelon, J, Robert (1) 
Hfirdio, George W., Jr. (2) 
Haror, Marilyn (1) 
Hortung, Mory ChrUtlnn (4) 
Hoy, W. Dole (5) 
Hoyn, Richard M, (2) 



Heinamon, Marilyn West (]) 
Henneberger, Amy L. (3) 
Hollydoy, Robert (3) 
Hood, Margaret E. (I) 
Hummel, Dorothy Krouse (4) 
Hunter, Robert D. (3) 
Iba, Mark L. (1) 
Jaffe, Lawrence (3) 
Jones, John Wesley (4) 
Kates, Howard, Jr. (3) 
Kauffman, Ellis H. (1) 
Kennedy, Charles H. (4) 
Knouse, Jack B. (4) 
Kosicki, William S. (2) 
Kracker, Arthur (I) 
Kronisch, Myron W. (5) 
Kuzmak, George J. (3) 
Loher, Donald S., Jr. (5) 
Lind, Ado Acker (I) 
Lulay, Arthur (2) 
McGinn, Richard J. (3) 
McKim, Robert V. (3) 
McNeal, David A., Jr. (2) 
Moloney, Kenneth F. (2) 
Maudlin, Carole Jackson (1) 
Mayfield, Marion (2) 
Megorgel, Nancy King (2) 
Miller, Alice Bogdonoff (5) 
Miller, Robert L. (5) 
Molof, Alan H. (2) 
Neal, Margaret J. (3) 
Neuviller, Jane Foster (1) 
Noble, G. Ralph (1) 
Nothel, John F., Jr. (5) 
Overbogh, William W. (3) 
Oxenrider, Kenneth I. (1) 
Perry, Betsy Abert (2) 
Petersen, Richard M. (1) 
Pratt, Robert T. (3) 
Raab, George S. (1) 
Reitz, Carl O. (2) 
Ripley, Mary Harrison (5) 
Rummel, William H., Jr. (1) 
Rydzewski, Henry J. (2) 
Sakemiller, Isobelle Horn (1) 
Schmauch, Emilie Luke (1) 
Scherer, Ruth Dusenbury (1) 
Seeley, Leah Fletcher (2) 
Semlear, Thelma Monaco (1) 
Sharrett, Emily Hill (1) 
Shaw, Nancy Barker (1) 
Sherk, Mary Ann (1) 
Shinal, Joseph B. (2) 
Sinclair, George H., Jr. (5) 
Slock, Frederick W., Jr. (I) 
Smith, Christine F. (2) 
Smith, Elizabeth M. (4) 
Snyder, Lehman J. (1) 
Speck, Ralph W. (5) 
Spencer, Donna M. (4) 
Sprout, Robert C. (5) 
Stevens, Kenneth J. (1) 
Sukloff, Donald M. (4) 
Thomas, Doris Wilde (3) 
Trebilcox, George J., Jr. (3) 
Vinesky, Dolores S. (5) 
Weaver, William A. (1) 
Wheeler, Juliet Mason (5) 
Wickerham, William W. (I) 
Wolfe, A. Frank (2) 
Worley, Jane L. (5) 
Yarnoll, Dorothy Judd (2) 
Zeiders, Charles V. (1) 
Zenel, Joseph A. (1) 

1950 

Fund Manager 
Robert F. Ervin, Jr. 
Class Members 794 

Contributors 93 

% Contributing 12% 

Alumni Fund $584.05 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $584.05 

Bortolettik, Anthony J, (1) 
Belt, Howard J. (I) 
Beria, Arthur W. (4) 
Bolig, J. William (4) 
Brown, Forrest D., Jr. (2) 
Budd, Barbara L. (1) 
Burmeister, Roy (2) 
Compana, John V., Jr. (3) 
Campbell, Robert B. (1) 
Campbell, Ellen Houscr (1) 
Campbell, Verdine E. (4) 
Carocciolo, Vincent P. {!) 
Chandler, Leah S. (1) 
Child, Thomas A., Jr. (1) 
Clark, Clifford W. (2) 
Clement, Walton, Jr. (1) 
Conrad, Robert E., Jr. (3) 
Corqill, Williom E. (I) 
Davenport, James E. (1) 
Dehls, Allan W. (3) 
Frman, Eileen (I) 
Ervin, Robert F., Jr. (3) 
Evans, John H. (1) 
Fnwccll, Dnvid B., Jr. (4) 
Freed, Rirhnrd L. (1) 
Fryling, Edgar C. (3) 
Gnllov/ay, Bettyonne (3) 
Gcl'.c, George A., Jr. (2) 
Grimm, Dovld A. (4) 
Hnmmcfifohr, Ernest J, (4) 
Hepfer, Fllcn Cobor (3) 
Herl7, Robert G. (2) 
HinUe, Chnrlcn, Jr. (1) 
Hoffcr, Frod C. (I) 
Holler, DonolH C, (2) 
Hons, NoomI M. (2) 



Hoover, James S. (1) 
Ireland, John W. (I) 
Jones, Charlotte L. (1) 
Keith, Russell M. (1) 
Kierce, Joan Anderson (3] 
Kierce, Robert R. (4) 
Killian, William J. (1) 
Kluber, Doris Seaman (1) 
Kohler, Mildred M. (1) 
Kriner, Sara L. (2) 
Kuhns, Harvey H., Jr. (1) 
Lecce, Robert A. (1) 
Lindauer, Samuel L. (1) 
Little, George R. (2) 
Lose, John J. (3) 
Lose, Martha Woodburn (3) 
Lugg, Venton L. (1) 
McFeely, Lois Harvey (2) 
McKernan, John B. (1) 
Manchester, Donald J. (1) 
Marcinek, John P. (3) 
Mothieson, Drew (3) 
Martin, William L., Jr. (1) 
Meyer, Victor F. (1) 
Miller, Martha Kreider (1) 
Mook, John C. (1) 
Mosher, Lester W. (2) 
Newcomb, Boyd L., Jr. (1) 
Odell, Amy Louise Miers (1) 
Odell, John, Jr. (3) 
Porker, George H. (2) 
Purnell, John S., Jr. (I) 
Rahner, Charles W., Jr. (2) 
Rhoods, Walter K. (1) 
Ripa, Frank (4) 
Roberts, J. Donald (2) 
Rosenberg, Norman J. (2) 
Roser, James L. D. (1) 
Rowlands, Richard W. (1) 
Rutter, Donald W. (1) 
Sondin, John E. (i) 
Seaman, George (1) 
Shott, John H., Ill (2) 
Sprout, Carol VanAIen (4) 
Stauffer, 

Nancy Bartholomew (1) 
Stumbaugh, James E. (2) 
Taylor, William F. (1) 
Teno, Doris Coombs (2) 
Totten, Harold J. (3) 
Trout, David M., Jr. (1) 
Trout, Leonne Frees (1) 
Ulichny, Edwin E. (1) 
VonRoden, Cynthia Robb (2) 
Villforth, Richard (1) 
Wagner, William C. (4) 
Weidenbacher, Peter (2) 
Wellenkamp, Doris (1) 



1951 

Fund Manager 

Claire Harth Bucher 

Class Members 773 

Contributors 84 

% Contributing 11% 

Alumni Fund $528.00 

Other Gifts 19.00 

Total Gifts $547.00 

Andrews, Dorothy Moginniss (1) 

Andrews, William (1) 

Anonymous 

Bouman, Walter W. (3) 

Benjamin, Robert D. (1) 

Bergman, 

Dorothy Winterstella (1) 
Blick, Edwin J. (3) 
Briggs, Diane Stott (I) 
Brown, Elizabeth Hatch (I) 
Brown, Donald S. (1) 
Bucher, Claire Harth (3) 
Butler, Allen G. (3) 
Child, Dorothy Vorni (Ij 
Clark, Anne Schweiker (2) 
i^lose, Helen Berlin (I) 
Crogle, Deibert J. (2) 
Dawson, Robert R. (1) 
Denenberg, Ruth Orner (I) 
Dunlap, James H. (3) 
Ford, Henry E., Jr. (2) 
Foulk, William H., Jr. (I) 
Hall, Craig M. (2) 
Hall, Marilyn Brown (1) 
Hammer, Richard (1) 
Hammer, Myrtio Hopkins (I) 
Hoy, Norma Hunsinger (3) 
Headley, Marian (2) 
Heinamon, Howard B., Jr. (1) 
Holmes, James F. (1) 
Hoslcrman, Robert (1) 
Hungcrford, Virginia Rude (I) 
Hunt, James (1) 
Hunter, Maurollo Boynton (3) 
Johnson, Richard D. (1) 
Kates, Betty Busch (3) 
Keller, Ronald J. (1) 
Kelly, Frnncls W. (i) 
Korrhnor, Alico (2) 
Klein, August, Jr. (1) 
Locke, Mnry Riley (I) 
Lango, Gloria Jnyno (2) 
Locates, Rachel Roinoohl (3) 
LeCates, Robert M. (3) 
Lewis, Thomns (1) 
Lissonrlen, ]fm\r.r (?) 
Mc-Avoy, Clyrle R. (I) 
McBrldo, I nrraine Ynufmon (1) 
Mnrtin, Willlnm M. (7) 
Mnstorn, Gorrlon E. (1) 
Mother, Betly (I) 
Molvlllo, Robert M. (1) 



Th* numbart In poranthatof following tho names of contributors Indicate the numbor of yoors of contlnuout giving. 



Miller, Luther F., Jr. (I) 
Miller, Susan Reinoehl (3) 
Miller, William D., Jr. (2) 
Packs, Nicholas J. (1) 
Parsons, Donald S. (I) 
Parsons, Patricia Wiley (2) 
Pechulis, Arnold (!) 
Prigge, John S., Jr. (I) 
Roup, Eleanor Ann (2) 
Reidenauer, Robert E. (I) 
Riddell, Thomas F. (2) 
Rogers, Mary Edwards (1) 
Rogers, C. Graydon (1) 
Rose, Robert R. (1) 
Schaffner, William C. (3) 
Scott, Bruce M. (3) 
Shields, Edgar T. (1) 
Shultz, James R. (3) 
Sloat, Arthur E. (I) 
Sporrell, Joan (3) 
Stabler, Andrew W., Jr. (2) 
Stevenson, William C. (3) 
Swanson, John P. (I) 
Tallou, Raymond (3) 
Troost, Arthur (3) 
Wainwright, W. E., Jr. (1) 
Watkins, Robert A. (3) 
Welch, Barbara K. (2) 
V/illioms, John L. (1) 
Woods, Janet (3) 
York, Donald E. (1) 
Young, John D. (I) 
Zeorfoss, Herbert K. (1) 

1952 

Fund Manager 

Richard Jeffery 
Class Members 788 

Contributors 88 

% Contributing 11% 
Alumni Fund $590.50 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $590.50 

Albert, Robert R., Jr. (1) 
Andrews, James W. (1) 
Baird, Borbara (1) 
Balliet, William E., Jr. (2) 
Barton, William (2) 
Beitel, Richard A. (1) 
Bergman, Janice (1) 
Bradley, Alfred V. (1) 
Bunnell, Judson W. (1) 
Carman, Lucille Swetland (1) 
Carman, Robert H. (2) 
Childs, Elinor (2) 
Clemens, William A. (1) 
Coleman, Spencer L. (1) 
Deakyne, Donald C. (2) 
Deakyne, Beverly Newcum (1) 
Deardorff, Peggy L. (1) 
Fetterolf, Marilyn G. (I) 
Flint, George, Jr. (1) 
Fritz, Mary Ann (1) 
Garrett, Margaret (2) 
Gibbons, Joan D. (2) 
Goulding, Marshall S., Jr. (2) 
Hartline, Florence S. (1) 
Hastings, James P., Jr. (2) 
Heininger, Karl A., Jr. (1) 
Hemingway, Thomas D. (1) 
Hildreth, Josephine (2) 
Hineline, Patricia (2) 
Hoffman, Robert A., Jr. (2) 
Holter, Elizabeth Anne (2) 
Huis, Louis, Jr. (2) 
Jeffery, Richard A. (2) 
Johnson, Grant E. (2) 
Keeley, Catherine Hill (1) 
Keen, George M., Ill (1) 
Kiely, William R., Jr. (2) 
Kiely, Elizabeth Shuster (2) 
Kimball, Warren, Jr. (1) 
Kinscherf, Robert M. (1) 
Klose, George L. (2) 
Kwasnoi, Martin W. (2) 
LePard, James S. (1) 
Levin, Ira A. (1) 
Luke, Richard O. (1) 
McMahon, Richard D. (1) 
McNutt, Joan B. (1) 
MacKinnon, 

Carolyn Hanson (1) 
Moio, Louis F. (1) 
Meyer, Joan Morris (1) 
Mitstifer, Elsie Bostley (1) 
Musgrave, William, Jr. (1) 
Myers, Elizabeth I. (1) 
Ortlieb, Joseph W. (1) 
Polmore, Mary Hind (1) 
Porkinson, 

Marianne Colville (2) 
Peters, Jack L. (2) 
Price, Eugene B. (2) 
Putmon, Mary Adams (2) 
Reed, Charlotte C. (2) 
Reitz, Charles T. (1) 
Rickart, John C. (1) 
Riley, James E. (2) 
Rogers, Charles S. (2) 
Rott, Jack (2) 
Schloo, Herbert A., Jr. (1) 



Sloat, Barbara Percell (1) 
Snyder, Harry C. (2) 
Snyder, Leon A. (2) 
Sowers, Hugh H. (1) 
Spragg, Walter 5., II (1) 
Stahl, Jane S. (I) 
Thompson, Margaret Ann (1) 
Thomas, Rosina (1) 
Tompkins, Mary S. (1) 
Totten, Alice Windeknecht (2) 
Tress, Jack E. (I) 
Tschop, Samuel (2) 
Tschop, Elizabeth Denning (2} 
Vondenbergh, Phyllis J. (2) 
Webber, John S. (2) 
Weinkauf, Charles E., Jr. (1) 
Welsh, Eleanor J. (2) 
Wightmon, Jacqueline M. (2) 
Williams, Marilyn Hanna (1) 
Woodside, Daniel (2) 
Worstall, Doris G. (2) 
Young, Donald K. (1) 

1953 

Fund Matwgers 
Frank S. Boguszawski 
Joan E. LafTerandre 
Class Members 699 

Contributors 86 

% Contributing 12% 
Alumni Fund $402.00 
Other Gifts 
Total Gifts $402.00 

Abbe, Col man (I) 
Anderson, Amelia Abrahms (1) 
Appleton, George E. (1) 
Axelrod, Edward H. (2) 
Bailey, John L. (1) 
Bayless, Theodore (1) 
Bell, Barbara B. (1) 
Bell, Kotherine Anne (1) 
Bernstein, Alan E. (1) 
Boguszawski, Frank S. (1) 
Bowers, Martin L. (1) 
Caldwell, William A. (1) 
Caldwell, Helen Harrison (1) 
Chambers, Barbara Roemer (1) 
Christian, Robert W. (1) 
Cook, Robert H. (1) 
Dean, Dorothy Courson (1) 
Dederer, Nancy Field (1) 
DeMar, Eleanor M. (1) 
Detwiler, Abrom C. (1) 
Doescher, Greg (1) 
Doescher, Patricio Lewis (I) 
Fairchild, Mary Ann (1) 
Faucett, John (1) 
Fawcett, Janet McKain (1) 
Feifer, Leila (1) 
Fraas, Joan S. (1) 
Gardner, Marilyn A. (1) 
Gortmann, Elizabeth (1) 
George, Barbara E. (1) 
George, Robert L. (1) 
Graybill, Sara A. (1) 
Greene, Gordon A. (1) 
Gregg, James R. (1) 
Greiner, Richard W. (1) 
Hunt, Fred R. (1) 
Husted, Richard (1) 
Jaques, Paul B (I) 
Kearney, Arthur G. (1) 
Killough, Christine Hill (1) 
Kistler, Shirley {!) 
Lofferondre, Joan E. (1) 
Loher, Madeline (1) 
Lepord, Vivian Abronski (1) 
Lewis, Genevieve (1) 
Lindsey, Donold W. (I) 
Lippincott, Stanley L. (1) 
Lower, George H. (1) 
Martucci, Sue Appleyord (1) 
Mourer, Barbara R. (1) 
McConnell, Walter L. (1) 
McConnell, Isabel Beers (1) 
McCroddan, Doris S. (1) 
McFodden, John V. (1) 
Miller, Karl O. (1) 
Mufson, Maurice A. (1) 
Poulison, Barbara (1) 
Potts, Doris (1) 
Powelson, Abrom, Jr. (1) 
Rankin, Gerard (1) 
Roynor, Alan (1) 
Riegel, Donald R. (1) 
Riley, Joan Krummel (1) 
Show, Richard K. (1) 
Sheirr, Harvey M. (1) 
Shelley, Penn (I) 
Spencer, Sally Louise (1) 
Stones, Downey (1) 
Stork, Albert L. (1) 
Storch, Joanne Cottle (1) 
Storch, John L. (1) 
Suber, Michael J. (1) 
Sundberg, Ann (1) 
5wanger, Jean (1) 
Swope, Charles E. {!) 
Taylor, Mildred (1) 
Towner, Nancy Deibert (1) 



Troumuller, Anneliese (2) 
Troast, John G. (1) 
Vogelsong, Claire (1) 
Whitney, James D. (1) 
Willson, James R. (1) 
Wilson, Anne Wieboldt (1) 
Wolfe, William L. (1) 
Woodward, Melvin L. (1) 
Zimmerman, Ruth Ann (1) 

1954 

Fund Matiager 

Patricia McColl 

Alenson, Lois Dehls (1) 

Birdwell, Sue (1) 

Brown, Barbara Boyle (1) 

Brunhuber, Werner (1) 

Coleman, Audrey Knoephe (1) 

Dyer, John E. (1) 

Ertel, Luther (1) 

Gill, Jane Pittenger (1) 



Heald, Elizabeth B. (1) 
Heininger, Janyce Cole (1) 
Herrmann, Mary Lou (1) 
Husch, Donald H. (I) 
Knodel, Patricio Pratt (1) 
Lemaire, Roy (1) 
McColl, Patricia (I) 
Nides, Jonet (I) 
Ortlieb, Maralyn Murphy (1) 
Piston, Joan (1) 
Sears, Edwin H. (]) 
Scott, Jonet Milano (1) 
Weber, Norman L. (1) 
Wilson, Richard L. (I) 
Winter, Theron A. (1) 

1955 

Beaver, Todd K. (1) 
Chew, Ronald S. W. (1) 
Usher, Robert J. (2) 
Wysocki, Francis (1) 



Faculty and Administration 



Bollentine, Floyd G. 

Bond, Charles M. 

Burpee, Frank E. 

Colvin, Merl G. 

Davis, Frank G. 

EIze, Warren E. 

Faculty of Bucknell University 

Faint, George R., Sr. 

Fowle, Lester P. 

Garvin, Harry R. 

Gilmore, Eva Ginter 

Goddord, Cynthia B. 

Gold, John S. 

Griffith, Dalzell M. 

Gummo, Blanchord 

Holter, H. W. 

Humphreys, Albert E. 

Irland, George A. 

Irwin, Raymond K. 

Krzywicki, Faith VonSise 

Krzywicki, Anthony A. 

Kunkle, Stanford L. 



Long, Esther Baumgardner 
Lowry, W. N. 
McCormick, Horry E. 
Martin, Francis D. 
Musser, Malcolm E. 
Oliphont, J. Orin 
Ranck, Dayton L. 
Rice, John W. 
Rivenburg, Romeyn 
Shaffer, Harold A. 
Shott, John H. 
Simpson, Frank 
Smith, Manning A. 
Stewart, Norman H. 
Tuhy, Dorino 
Walling, Fitz R. 
Weightman, Joseph 
Willeford, Benjamin 
Witmeyer, Paul E. 
Young, Donald B. 
Young, Roymond H. 
Zeller, John F., Ill 



Parents Contributing to the Fathers' Loyalty Fund 



Aistrup, L. T. 

Allen, Jay M. 

Anonymous 

Appleton, Frederick P. 

Armstrong, Joseph A. 

Asher, Joseph 

Baker, Ralph E. 

Bandler, Mr. L. C. 

Barbour, C. Lawrence 

Barnard, Boyd T. 

Barnes, John H. 

Bates, Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. 

Beach, John T. 

Beach, Victor H. 

Beck, Williom 

Beetle, H. E. 

Behrmann, John C. 

Beres, Andrew S. 

Bernstein, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel 

Binder, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. 

Blum, Carl K. 

Borst, George E. 

Boxenbaum, Sidney 

Brown, Forrest D. 

Brownell, R. H. 

Brucker, Fred 

Bruml, Benedict 

Burg, Edward A. 

Burger, Louis 

Cody, Donald H. 

Coffrey, Edward R. 

Corhort, E. M., Jr. 

Carnow, Mr. A. 

Carter, Paul C. 

Castelboum, David 

Chironna, Frank 

Christiansen, Paul J. 

Clark, Aaron 

Clark, Joseph G. 

Clark, J. H. 

Clutter, D. E. 

Cohen, Horry L. 

Cole, William H., Sr. 

Condogyon, V. H. 

Conway, E. T. 

Cooper, Ralph 

Cornelius, W. H. 

Courogon, Peter 

Grossman, Royce W. 

Crane, Charles W. 

Cuff, George A. 

Curnin, Michael P. 

Currie, D. F. 

Dalesandro, 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. 
Davenport, L. H. 
Davidson, Otto C, Jr. 
Davidson, Mrs. Otto C. 
DePaul, Frank P. 
DeRosa, Armand 
Diefenbach, Henry G. 
Dietrich, Dr. W. S. 
Dittmar. Horry R. 



Dorau, Armin C. 
Doubleday, James W. 
Dull, 

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar M., Jr. 
Dulmage, E. B. 
Eastman, Carl B. 
Edwards, Charles F. 
Eldridge, Horry E. 
Elliott, R. F. 
Ellis, John C. 
Ellson, Dr. J. Vernon 
Erman, Horry E. 
Ertel, L. T. 

Fabricated Products Company 
Feinstein, William N. 
Finley, John D. 
Foster, C. A., Jr. 
Foulkes, Thomas 
Frame, William 
Freund, Walter 
Frisbee, Leroy W. 
Gaidulo, Peter 
Gons, Walter 
Geoke, Howard W. 
George, 

Mr. and Mrs. Norman D. 
Gilman, Max 
Gioio, Mr. and Mrs. A. 
Goldsmith, S. Delvolle 
Grosman, Henry M. 
Haber, R. H. 
Hartwell, Arthur 
Hecht, Herbert 
Heine, Ewold B. 
Heineman, A. F. 
Henderson, Robert H. 
Hertzler, J. Woyne 
Hess, A. Freeman 
Hoffman, Edward J. 
Hoffman, Joseph 
Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. 
Hofstadter, George J. 
Hollister, Slover K. 
Holton, George A. 
Hooven, M. D. 
Horn, George 
Hund, George 
Husch, Walter H. 
Husted, Harold R. 
llg, Albert K. 

Irving, Mr, and Mrs. Donald F. 
Izatt, Thomas 

Jacobson, Mr. and Mrs. Archie 
Jewell, George A., Jr. 
Johnson, Dr. Lewis M. 
Joseph, Mrs. Seymour 
Jolly, Mr. and Mrs. R. B. 
Jones, Dr. Louis W. 
Kaercher, Charles G. 
Kalman, Henry A. 
Kastan, Horry 
Kestner, Edgar P. 
Kimoto, Morito 



Klauder, Norman 
Knudsen, L. R. 
Kopp, J. A. 
Krous, Adolph G. 
Kunz, Charles W. 
Ladenheim, 

Mr. and Mrs. William R. 
Laffin, Mrs. Robert 
Longan, William J. 
Lopof, Samuel 
Lorrabee, William M. 
Larson, Theodore S. 
Louber, Charles G. 
Lees, L. Arthur 
LeRoy, C. L. 

Letchworth, George E., Jr. 
Levin, David 
Lewis, Irving I. 
Lightholder, Charles T. 
Linder, George J. 
Little, James W. 
Londner, Joseph O. 
McClain, Mrs. Joanna 
MacDonald, Roland 
McGaughey, P. C. 
McKee, John R., Jr. 
Merckens, August 
Merklinger, Vol 
Mierzwinski, Clemens L. 
Miller, Gordon V. 
Miller, Raymond N. 
Mintz, Alexander 
Mitchell, Cedric B. 
Mittelmon, Edward 
Myers, N. C. 
Myrbock, Harold J. 
Nides, Max 
Nylk, Carl 

Oberfronk, Eugene, Sr. 
Obert, Albert 
Orenstein, Charles 
Ortlieb, George 
Pahren, H. S. 
Palmer, William L., Sr. 
Porkhurst, Richard M. 
Parkinson, Percivol S. 
Picker, Lawrence F. 
Pigman, E. L. 
Plottman, A. 
Powers, Mrs. Dorothy E. 
Pollack, Benjamin 
Price, David Wm. 
Purdon, Alexander 
Purdum, Dr. F. P. 
Rafoj, Rev. Paul, D.D. 
Roynor, Alton 
Rednick, David 
Rich, Charles H. 
Ringkamp, William A. 
Rosenbloom, Irving 
Rothermel, John G., Esq. 
Ruttenberg, Myer 
Sokmura, Mr. and Mrs. M. 
Sommis, Donald S. 
Saunders, Arthur M. 
Scheinwold, Reuben 
Schmidt, Harold C. 
Schneider, 

Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph A. 
Scott, Harold W. 
Seaman, Charles E. 
Seibel, Louis 

Schotz, Mr. and Mrs. Carl F. 
Shultz, Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. 
Shutack, George A., Esq. 
Shuttleton, John H. 
Smith, Chester P. 
Smith, Donold R. 
Sneath, Ralph W. 
Snyder, Daniel B. 
Sowers, Cloyd W. 
Sponos, George A. 
Stones, Albert D. 
Stansfield, Chester T. 
Steinkomp, Walter 
Stewart, J. Graham 
Stewart, 

Mr. and Mrs. William I. 
Stose, C. Willis 
Stroub, O. 
Sutherin, Robert G. 
Toft, James C, Jr. 
Tonkin, H. L., M.D. 
Tuckermon, Dr. Joseph 
Unger, Joseph 
Urken, Hyman 
Vargas, Mr. and Mrs. 

Antonio S. Bermudez 
Vasiliodes, Angelo 
Walsh, Paul A. 
Webber, William S. 
Weber, Wilford A. 
Wechsler, Dr. Harry F. 
Westberg, A. H. 
Wexlin, Joseph I. 
Wherly, C. Harold 
Whitney, Douglas B. 
Williams, David Wm. 
Wilson, John S. 
Wish, Henry 
Woodhull, Earle R. 
Zaies, Louis H. 
Zimmerman, Carle C, Sr. 
Zoerb, John W. 



Remember: 



1 . Your Fund gift is deductible on your income tax. 

2. If you hove your own business, a corporate contribution is worth considering. 

3. IN MEMORIAM gifts are made by many Bucknellians, honoring Bucknell friends and relatives. 

4. Family gifts will be credited to husbands and wives (50-50) if you list names and classes of each in your remittance envelope. 

5. Fund ideas or personal news items, enclosed with your check, will make it doubly welcome. 

The numbers in porentheses fallowing the names of contributors indicate the number of years of continuous giving. 



CLASS REPORTS 



CLASS OF 1890 

Class Reporter: DR. JOHN I. WOODRUFF 
Selinsgrove, Pa. 
Of all the modem allergies 
I finally found my ovm. 
"lis not the wild-eyed daisy 
Nor any plant that's grown: 
'Tis not a thing thrust on me: 
Or some other curious quirk. 
"Tis a plain old-fashioned something 
That prosaic men call work. 

— John I. Woodruff. 

Dr. John I. Woodruff was recently 
given recognition by the Pennsylvania 
German Folklore Society for being the 
originator of the "Fersommlinge" or 
Pennsylvania German gatherings, the 
first of which was held in Selinsgrove 
in 1933. 

CLASS OF 1897 

Class Reporter: DR. ROMEYN H. RHTENBURG 
10 Main St., CUfEord. Pa. 

John M. Gundy was elected president 
of the Lewisburg Trust & Safe Deposit 
Company last August to complete the 
term of the late Daniel F. Green, who 
died on August 5. Mr. Green had been 
president of the bank since 1924. 

CLASS OF 1901 

Class Reporter: J. C. HIGGINS 
106 S. Fourth St., Lewisburg. Pa. 

At the 25th anniversary dinner of the 
Camden Countj^ Branch of the Ameri- 
can Association of University Women 
Ln Camden, N. J. in June, it was an- 
nounced that their 1955 international 
study grant would be named in honor 
of Dr. Mabel Grier Lesher, a charter 
member, in recognition of her pioneer 
work in social hygiene education for 
family hving in the Camden pubhc 
schools and her later extension of the 
program to state and national scope. 

Her 1901 classmates and friends will 
be interested to learn that her activi- 
ties in the Camden Branch, together 
with other B. U. members, materially 
aided in gaining recognition of Buck- 
nell's qualifications and subsequent en- 
dorsement by the National Board in 
Washington for organization of the Sus- 
quehanna Valley Branch in Lewisburg. 

Dr. Frank Anderson recently sent his 
regards; says he's passed his 78th birth- 
day and is in good health. He's been 
acting as interim pastor of the Mt. Ver- 
non Baptist Church, Mt. Vernon, Ark. 

John S. Stephens made a plane trip 
east and while he didn't visit the cam- 
pus, he was able to visit with his sisters, 
Mrs. Gertrude Stephens Downs '99, Mrs. 
Ruth Stephens Porter '05. While in Flor- 
ida he also visited Dr. J. Earle Edwards 
'10 who had been pastor at St. John's 
Church in Palo Alto, Calif., before re- 
tiring to Florida. 

CLASS OF 1902 

Clau Reporter: MRS. SARAH JtTDD SHIELDS 

iSarah Juddi 

79 Unlver«ity Ave., Lewisburg, Pa. 

Orren "Ducky" Barrett, end for the 
thundering herd in 1900-1901 recently 
recalled his days on the field. He re- 
fuses to watch the game on TV, saying 
"I feel that I ought to be out there." 

Ernest A. Sterling died at his home 
in Montrose on September 1. Before 
his death he wa.s consulting engineer 
for John.s Manville Sales Corporation 
and the American Creosoting Company 
of New York. 

CLASS OF 1903 

a»«« R«:port<rr: MTUi. HARRY C. HERPEL 

(Elvlr 8. Col'-man) 

]2i0 Park Ave, McKpcuport, P«. 

After the plea.sant summer, which it 
is hoped all have had, please send in 

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news of your activities, vacation expe- 
riences, families, etc. 

Non-letter writing seems to have 
been the rule this summer; your re- 
porter falls into that category along 
with other members of the class. Shall 
we all try to remedy this situation in 
the following months, and give a little 
news of ourselves to interested readers. 

Regretfully, we report the death of 
Joseph E. Glaspey in April. He had not 
been able to attend our reunion last 
year because of illness. Mr. Glaspey, 
of Slippery Rock, is survived by his 
wife, and two children. 

CLASS OF 1904 

Class Reporter : ROBERT W. THOMPSON 
310 S. Third St.. Lewisburg. Pa. 

Harry Bibby heads a true Bucknell 
family. His two daughters, Ella B. '32, 
and Ethel L. '30 and a son-in-law War- 
ren C. Evans '34 are all Bucknellians. 

Billy Kieffer, after attending the class 
reunion at Lafayette, came on to Lew- 
isburg bringing his good wife and at- 
tended commencement exercises. 

Louis W. Robey was awarded the 
honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by 
Alderson-Broaddus College, Phillip, W. 
Va. in May, in recognition of his out- 
standing service to education. Dr. Ro- 
bey, a vice president and director of 
Marts and Lundy, Inc. has, since April 
1, been in charge of the new Phila- 
delphia office of that firm. This new 
honor is one of a long record of salu- 
tations Dr. Robey has earned in rec- 
ognition of his outstanding service for 
American Baptists. He served as a 
Trustee of Bucknell University from 
1920 to 1930. 

We are happy to report that Dave 
Robinson has safely arrived at his home 
in Florida after an enforced sojourn 
in a Portsmouth, N. H. hospital. Dave 
was stricken while on a vacation trip 
following our June reunion. 

Mrs. Alma T. Moore advises that her 
father Orestes C. Thomas passed away 
September 12th, 1948. 

Charles E. Yost passed away Febru- 
ary 15th at Bellflower, Calif. 

David W. Thomas has been practicing 
law at Minden, La. for many years. 
Dave served a term as mayor of the 
city and is at present a candidate for 
judge. 

CLASS OF 1905 

Class Reporter: DR. LEWIS C. HYLBERT 
435 Drake Ave.. Upland, Calif. 

We regret to announce the death of 
Harold E. Tiffany in Wilmington, Del. 
on May 4. 

CLASS OF 1906 

Class Reporter: WILLIAM L. DONEHOWER 
22 N. Fifth St., Lewi.sburg, Pa. 

Miles Timlin died September 1 at his 
home in Lansdowne at the age of 82. 
He was a math teacher for many years 
and had retired from teaching about 15 
years ago. He is survived by his wife 
and three children. The sympathy of 
the class is extended. 

CLASS OF 1907 

Class Reporter: DR. LEO L. ROCKWELL 
Colgate Univ., Hamilton, N. Y. 

Elkanah Hulley spent last winter in 
Florida rebuilding the Stetson Univer- 
sity Law School. It will be remem- 
bered that Elkanah has a long-time 
family connection with Stetson. His 
uncle, Lincoln Hulley, who had been 
one of the most popular professors at 
Bucknell, left Lewisburg just as we 
entered college to become president of 



Stetson, where he did a remarkable 
job of iDuilding the university. So nat- 
urally Elkanah, who is a Stetson trus- 
tee, has to divide his loyalty between 
the two universities. 

All of us will feel the deepest sym- 
pathy for classmate Bill Kelly and Mrs. 
Kelly (Sara Meyer '09) in the shocking 
death of their daughter in an auto ac- 
cident in the late spring. 

The Old Man with the Hourglass has 
struck our ranks again. Charles C. 
Wagner died at his home in Hammond, 
Ind., on February 9. Wag was one of 
the most active men in our class; in 
addition to his carrying on the "tough" 
chemistry specialization, he was one of 
our few athletes, being a football and 
basketball star. For twenty years after 
graduation he was professor of chemis- 
try and physics and director of men's 
athletics at Madison, (S. D.) Normal 
School, which later became General 
Beadle State Teachers College. For 
some fifteen years he was in the oil 
business. When the Federal Housing 
Administration was established, he was 
appointed State Director of Moderniza- 
tion Credits. In 1940 he moved to the 
Chicago area. Here he was a chemist 
with the Sinclair Refining Company of 
East Chicago, Ind., a consultant to the 
Sanitary District of the City of Chi- 
cago, and special instructor in the in- 
dustrial chemistry department of Pur- 
due University. 

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. 
Eldred L. Wagner, 839 175th Place, 
Hammond, his children, Lawrence Wag- 
ner, an investment banker in Chicago, 
Mrs. Eldred Dunn of Sioux Falls, S. D., 
Theodore F. Wagner, commissioned 
from West Point, now an engineer with 
Union Carbon and Carbide at the AEC 
plant at Oak Ridge, and Paul Wagner, 
the youngest son, a World War veteran 
decorated for bravery in action. Mrs. 
Bertha Wagner Colestock, widow of 
the late Dr. Henry T. Colestock, is a 
sister. We all join in our feeling of 
sympathy for the family of this fine 
classmate. 

If any of you have a 1744 Dos Mun- 
dos pillar dollar, you make take it 
from Gilbert Perez that you have a rare 
item. In his recent article (March 
1954) in the Philippine Numismatic 
Monographs No. 10. entitled "Foreign 
Coins Related to Philippine History" 
he discusses the Chilean, Colombian, 
Mexican and Peruvian coins to be 
found in the Philippines, as well as 
the U. S. coins later imported. The 
U. S. 1901 half-dollars are also rare; 
Dr. Perez assumes they were later sold 
to India with the 1906-s pesos by the 
Philippine government. If you are a 
numismatist, you may hazard a guess 
on this. No others need apply. 

For the third time George Riggs has 
been invited to revisit Puerto Rico, all 
expenses paid, for the annual meeting 
of the churches in February. This is 
a well deserved tribute to George for 
the many years he devoted to religious 
work on the island. When at home, he 
and Margaret are still in Northumber- 
land. 

Mary Stanton Speichcr sends word of 
the death of Paul Levan Knorr, whom 
some will remember as having been 
briefly a member of our class. He was 
a retired wholesale and retail shoe deal- 
er in Reading, a member of the Univer- 
salist Church, the American Humanist 
Association, the Travelers Protective 
Association, and the Reading High 
School Alumni. 

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Mary takes due pride in the showing 
of our class in the Alumni Fund gifts. 
As we all approach retirement, or actu- 
ally arrive at that point, we realize the 
fact, which she emphasizes, that pen- 
sions are inadequate; but however small 
the gift, let's keep up the record. Mary 
has received word from Buck Shott 
that forty of our dwindling members 
contributed this year. That is a re- 
markable story! Several gifts were In 
Memoriam. That too is significant, not 
merely of our loyalty, but of the fact 
that those left behind remember us 
when we have moved on to our reward. 

CLASS OF 1909 

Class Reporter: MRS. HOWARD HEADLAND 

(Sarah E. Walters! 

3911 First Ave., N., St. Petersburg. Pla. 

Charles E. Hilbish and his family 
took an extended trip to the Western 
U. S. and into Mexico last summer. 
Charles had just retired from the posi- 
tion of superintendent of the Northum- 
berland County Schools. 

Percy Shade died on September 4. He 
was a retired farmer. Also, he organ- 
ized the Mifflinburg Farmers Supply, 
which he operated as an implement 
agency until six years before his death. 
A native of Danville, he was a resident 
of Mifflinburg most of his life. He is 
survived by his wife and several sis- 
ters and brothers. 

Leonora Shamp Crosby answered the 
summons March 10, 1953. We are sor- 
ry that we did not know to report this 
death earlier but we learned of it only 
last July when we called at her former 
hoine in Falconer, N. Y. 

CLASS OF 1912 

Class Reporter: MRS. H. W. HOUSEKNECHT 

(Maze Callahan) 

108 W. Penn St., Muncy, Pa. 

When I received my ALUMNUS in 
Sept. I was somewhat startled. I didn't 
know what had happened to the rest 
of my report. Soon a letter came from 
"Buck" saying an editor could get "ul- 
cers" from all the worries in trying to 
print all the news with so little space. 
Then he informed me that the rest 
would appear in the November issue. 
If it is stale just blame it on him. 

This year 1954 commemorates the 
golden anniversary of the Delta Theta 
Upsilon fraternity on the campus at 
Bucknell. They merged with Sigma 
Chi 37 years ago. Some of the fellows 
did not join us as they had gone on to 
medical, law, and dental schools and 
became members of different national 
fraternities. So a group of the old 
fellows decided it would be fun to have 
a "get to-gether", renew acquaintances, 
live over the memories of their frater- 
nity days at Bucknell. This was planned 
for alumni day. After the luncheon a 
bull session was arranged at 3 o'clock 
at Hunt House. Frank Hean, acting 
chairman and inaster of cereinonies 
presided. A bull session with a big 
"B." All the fellows talked and but- 
ted in at the same time. The women 
folks were really ladies. Finally order 
was restored, letters and telegrams 
were read from nnembers unable to be 
present. Then the fellows told "all 
they laiew" since graduation, where 
they lived, kind of position, married 
or single, number of children and 
grandchildren. It was decided to meet 
next year on alumni day for breakfast 
at 9:30. This way they could enjoy 
a session without interfering with the 
luncheon, class reunions, and symposia. 
At 6 o'clock we drove to Milton to have 
dirjier at the Elks Club. A wonderful 

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dinner! A wonderful day! A wonder- 
ful time! 

The following old D. T. U.'s were 
present: Dr. Frank Simpson '95, Lew- 
isburg; Dr. and Mrs. Carl Millward '06, 
Milton; Chauncey E. Brockway '07, 
Sharon; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mikle '10, 
Harrisburg; "Spider" Case '10, Troy; 
Mr. and Mrs. George Street '10, Phila- 
delphia; Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Crowell 
'11, Wanamassa, N. J.; Mr. and Mrs. 
Frank Hean '12, Harrisburg; Rip Ruth 
'12, Malvern; Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Conner 
'12, Ardmore; "Sal" Fisher '13, Read- 
ing; Elmer Fairchild '13, Milton; Bob 
Everall '14, Sharon; Mr. and Mrs. Tom 
Williams '15, Glenside; Mr. and Mrs. 
Stanley Reitz '14, Lewisburg; Lester 
Houser '20, Lewistown; Willard Lewis 
'20, Cormelsville; Stanford Kunkle '21, 
Lewisburg. 

I suppose a great many of you are 
wondering how I know so much about 
this affair. When the notices were sent 
out the wives, sweethearts, children, 
and other assorted relatives were in- 
vited. Pop and I were placed in the 
category of "assorted relatives." We 
did have two sweethearts in the group 
— old "Fusser" Crowell, as the boys 
called him, had been married four years 
and was still honeymooning. Then 
George Street after all these years has 
been married just eight years. Both 
of these are the first marriages. The 
other wives were the average "run of 
the mill", cooks, dish washers and baby 
sitters. 

Girls, do you remember the old D. 
T. U. house? It almost sat on the side- 
walk where we passed to go to the Sem. 
It was most embarassing at times. We 
had no other way to reach the Sem ex- 
cept around faculty and that was much 
too long if we had stayed down town 
till the last minute. There was no 
sidewalk on the other side of the 
street. After we passed you could hear 
suppressed giggles and snickers — well, 
we never knew "what was showing" 
but we did know remarks were being 
passed. 

When I get tired of looking at the 
same person, also fed up with my own 
food, I get itchy feet and want to go 
somewhere. So Sunday we made the 
long promised trip to Harrisburg. 
Stopped at the Heans, picked up our 
son. Bill, met the Mikles, had dinner. 
Then we went to their home to spend 
the afternoon. Remember in one of 
my reports I said that Roy Mikle '10 
had a hobby — he's a hybridizer of 
"glads" and iris. This is the season for 
"glads." Well, I never saw such a 
gorgeous display of blooms. Roy is 
an originator of new varieties. He 
grows these from seed sometimes hav- 
ing 10,000 and 20,000 seedlings in one 
season. He already has three "glads" 
on the market — Susan, the Harrisburg- 
er, and Valencia. He and Renie are so 
modest they won't tell you much, yet 
they attend the flower shows in many 
places and come home with any number 
of blue ribbons and various awards. 
It takes time to produce such a display 
planting, fertilizing, cultivating, heaps 
of patience, plenty of sunshine and rain 
thrown in. I would just sum it up in 
these words, "God's in His Heaven, 
all's right with the world." 

Mary Louise Blackburn, daughter of 
Dr. and Mrs. Norris Blackburn, State 
College and James H. Bartholomew, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bartholomew 
'12, 1019 Market St., Wilhamsport, were 
married Saturday, August 14 in the 
First Methodist Church, Vancouver, 
Wash. They will reside in Portland, 



Ore. where he is employed by the 
U. S. Forest Service. 

"It is one of those days in which 
the world seems too good to be true, a 
day we feel 'this day can never come 
again.' It is like walking through the 
Twenty-third Psalm." 

— Richard Le Gallienne. 

CLASS OF 1913 

Class Reporter: CHARLES L. SANDERS 
76 Walnut St., Mifflinburg, Pa. 

Mrs. Grace Miller (Grace Rossiter) 

has retired from teaching. Mrs. Miller 
resides at 415 Walnut St., Sunbury. 

CLASS OF 1914 

Class Reporter: MRS. H. B. WEAVER 

(Dora Hamler) 
348 Ridge Ave., New Kensington, Pa. 

George T. Grove, 325 W. Alameda, 
Tucson, Arizona, formerly associated 
with Headman, Ferguson & Carollo, is 
now director of public works for the 
city of Tucson. 

Recently we received a letter from 
Bertha Pfleegor Grove r09, a classmate 
of your reporter. Bertha's letter brought 
us up-to-date on the Grove family. 
George is enjoying his present work for 
the city of Tucson, finding it pleasant 
change from traveling constantly and 
living in hotels. George, Jr. is a civil 
engineer with Peter Kewitt Construc- 
tion Co. (The company building the 
atomic plant at Portsmouth, O.) He 
is married and has three children. Bob 
is a mechanical engineer doing atomic 
research for a firm in Phoenix, Ariz. 
He is married and has one son. Betty, 
with her husband and their daughter, 
lives on their cotton farm in southern 
California. George, Jr., Bob, and Bet- 
ty are graduates of the University of 
Arizona. 

Henry G. Kuyl retired on April 30 
as chief engineer of the Board of En- 
gineers for Rivers and Harbors, De- 
partment of the Army, with headquar- 
ters in Washington, D. C. Mr. Kuyl's 
work with the department began in 
1926, when he was employed by the 
District Engineer, Chattanooga, 'Tenn., 
as hydrolectric engineer on the com- 
prehensive survey for improvement of 
the Tennessee River for power navi- 
gation and flood control. In 1929 he 
was transferred to the board and be- 
came chief engineer in 1942. Hats off 
to Henry, who has been giving a check 
to the Alumni Fund equal to the amount 
given by the rest of us '14ers. It is 
of interest to learn that we rank ninth 
among the classes from 1886 to 1954 
in our contributions to the Fund. 

In the accumulation of mail upon re- 
turn from vacation is the reminder that 
news is due October 7. It is difficult 
to come down to earth after a 6,661 
mile auto trip. Our itinerary included 
many interesting highlights which fall 
into place in retrospect. 

The Dakota Badlands were magni- 
ficent even in 103 heat. The size of 
Mt. Rushmore impressed us by the 
particular fact that a grown man can 
stand upright in Lincoln's eye. Still 
far from the West Coast, we overheard 
a citizen of Sheridan, Wyoming, ask a 
little girl teasingly if she had come 
from "way back east — Illinois or Iowa?" 

In Hardin, Montana, Harry visited an 
elementary school whose enrollment 
was one-third Indian children. We 
drove for hours through the wide open 
spaces of Montana, meeting no one 
and seeing only herds of cattle. We 
spent the Labor Day weekend at beau- 
tiful Gracier National Park. 

NOVEMBER 1934 



From the park we drove through 
Washington, Oregon and on to Cahfor- 
nia. At Crescent City we had our fu'st 
glimpse of the Pacific Ocean, and our 
trip from the Cahfornia border to San 
Francisco was over the beautiful Red- 
wood Highway. 

Bucknellians of the mid-twenties 
will remember Kathrvn Glase '25, now 
Mrs. T. A. Hines. With Kathryn as 
guide, we toured the city; Chinatown, 
Fishermen's Wharf (on the unique ca- 
blecars). the smart shops, and the Top 
of the Mark. She and Tom live at 1380 
Taylor St., and the view from their 
rooftop terrace is almost as magnifi- 
cent as that from the Top of the Mark. 

From there we headed East, through 
Dormer Pass in the Sierras to Nevada. 
We passed through the Great Salt Des- 
ert of Utah and on to Wj'oming, driv- 
ing at 7.000 feet altitude with a view 
of snowtopped mountains and herds of 
antelope. 

Following the Lincoln Highway, we 
drove through the farmlands of Ne- 
braska and Iowa. Three weeks from 
the date of our departure, -we were 
once again at home in Western Penn- 
sylvania. 

CLASS OF 1915 

Class Reporter: J. B. BATES 
265 Green St., Mifflinburg. Pa. 

Rev. Edward O. Clark celebrated 30 
years as pastor of the Chevy Chase 
Baptist Church. One of his sermons 
"Opening Blind Eyes," was published 
in the Congressional Record by cour- 
tesy of the Hon. E. C. Gathings, who is 
a member of the congregation. 

Last June's issue of the Seer, a quar- 
terly bulletin for the prevention and 
conquest of blindness, was dedicated to 
Mark M. Walter, dean of vocational re- 
habilitation of the physically handi- 
capped in Pennsylvania and a pioneer 
in this work on a national scale. 

CLASS OF 1916 

Class Reporter: MRS. GEORGE STEVENSON 

f Amy Patterson i 

R. D. 1, Box 556, Red Bank, N. J. 

Currently building a home in Ocean 
Springs, Miss, after a career in the air, 
is Burton F. Lewis, retired Lt. Col., 
U. S. Air Force. 

Mr. and Mrs. Edmund T. Hoch (Char- 
lotte Welliver) purchased the residence 
of former Judge Albert Johnson '96, 
One University Avenue, Lewisburg, 
and established a nursing and conval- 
escent home there. 

CLASS OF 1917 

Class Reporter: MRS. CARL A. SCHUG 

'Alice John.son) 

266 Lincoln Ave., WllUamsport. Pa. 

Lewis A. Eyster, Sunbury, is chair- 
man of the Northumberland County 
Highway Safety Committee. He is help- 
ing to plan and promote a program to 
study in highway safety with special 
emphasis on a courtesy program and 
use of radar speed checks, as well as 
high school training courses. 

CLASS OF 1918 

Cla»« Reporter: MRS. LAVTON KING 

'Elizabeth Champion) 

301 Broad St., Monloumvlllc, Pa. 

Rus.<iell E. Bfjyer was recently the re- 
cipient of a distinguished service award 
by the Chamber of Commerce, Allen- 
town, in recognition of his service as 
district engineer of the State Highway 
Department. Rus, a member of the 
Eucknell Board of Trustees and genial 
cla.ss fund manager, him under his di- 
rect supervision the building and main- 
tenance of state highways in the coun- 
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ties of Berks, Carbon, Monroe, North- 
ampton, Schuylkill, and Lehigh, His 
citation read in part as follows: "His 
fellows will never have to build a mon- 
ument in his memory for, all around us, 
we can see living monuments — excel- 
lent highway arteries which this amia- 
ble and capable engineer has helped to 
construct, repair, and improve in the 
best traditions of his office." 

Of interest is a clipping from a New 
Jersey paper telling of a "Bon Voyage" 
dinner given by members of the Mata- 
wan Township Board of Education, the 
Matawan School faculty and friends 
of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Bennett, hon- 
oring Mr. Bennett's retiring after 33 
years as principal of the Matawan High 
School. Mr. Bennett went to Matawan 
after service in the First World War 
and made a valuable contribution to 
the community. He plans to spend his 
time in Christian service. Our con- 
gratulations to John for a job well 
done and appreciated by his commu- 
nity. 

And my usual plea for more news. 

CLASS OF 1919 

Class Reporter: DR. FRANKLIN D. JONES 

2617 St. David's Lane, Ardmore, Pa. 

Margaret Jane Buck (Mrs. Richard 
N. Chubb) makes her home in Mill- 
ville, N. J., where her husband is in 
the insurance business. She is a mem- 
ber of the Millville Woman's Club, and 
the American Legion Auxiliary and is 
still interested in Pi Beta Phi. As a 
good Episcopalian she is active in her 
local and state church organizations. 
Of her three daughters, the oldest went 
to Penn State; the second, Sara, grad- 
uated from Bucknell in '43, got her 
M.D. from Temple; and the third went 
to Dickinson and is a chemist at home 
in Millville. The older two are mar- 
ried and there are two grandsons and 
a granddaughter. 

Naomi Lane (Mrs. Ralph E. Eisen- 
man) lives in the Old Lane home at 
the edge of Brockway. Her husband 
is a graduate of Penn State in mechani- 
cal engineering, and is in the dry clean- 
ing business in nearby DuBois. Naomi 
and Ralph have a son, David, a junior 
in Brockway High School. She writes 
"Our hobby at the moment is riding 
horses, our favorites being Tennessee 
Walkers. With business in DuBois and 
living in Brockway, our friends and 
clubs are in both towns. For nine years 
I was superintendent of children's work 
in the Presbyterian Church, and Ralph 
is a member of the Board of Trustees. 
He is also a member of the Board of 
Education. Last spring I affiliated with 
the State College Alumnae Club of Pi 
Beta Phi and I belong to the AAUW 
of DuBois." 

Raymond P. Lewis has retired after 
33 years of math teaching at Plainfield 
(N. J.) High School and has taken to 
sunny Cahfornia to wit; at 4459 Ven- 
tura Canyon Ave., Sherman Oaks, Calif. 
Bunny is looking forward to meeting 
the Bucknellians of Southern Califor- 
nia. How about giving hin) a real wel- 
come? 

Donald Lose died in Dunodin, Flori- 
da, on October ], 1950. 

CLASS OF 1920 

Cltt.ia Reporter: HAYES L. PERSON 
00 8. Third St., Lewl.'iburn, Pa. 

Dr. Lester P. Fowlc and Mrs. Amelia 
11. B'.;ard, Excelsior, Minn., were mar- 
ried on July 1. Dr. Fowlo has been 
medical director at Bucknoll Univcr- 
.sity for the past 28 years. The couple 
plan to reside in Lewisburg. 



CLASS OF 1922 

Class Reporter: PHILIP C. CAMPBELL 
R. D. 5, Danville, Pa. 

Norwood Lowry and his family had 
an enjoyable time at their summer 
home near Carbondale. 

Carl Ivar Carlson lives at 901 Market 
St., Williamsport. He is manager of 
Susquehanna Division of The Gas Com- 
pany, Williamsport. 

Arthur Gardner and his wife made an 
extensive trip to the west during the 
summer. 

Of course, what would you expect 
Phil Campbell to do when he passed 
through Phil Campbell, Alabama on 
his recent extended tour of the South, 
which included attendance at the Theta 
Chi National Convention? That's right, 
he sent a postcard postmarked "Phil 
Campbell, Ala," 

Mrs. Mary Shell Sherman was elect- 
ed vice president of the Washington, 

D. C. Alumni Club at the May meeting. 
Latest reports on Thomas R. Stein, 

one of our mechanical engineering 
graduates, tells of his appointment as 
resident manager of the Jessup (Ga.) 
Division of Rayonier Inc. He resides 
at 586 Plum St., Jessup, Ga. 

CLASS OF 1923 

Class Reporter: MRS. LeROY PRONTZ 

(Olive BiHhime) 

Evergreen Farm, AUenwood, Pa. 

Thomas Musser, Miflainburg, has been 
named assistant superintendent of 
Union County Schools. 

CLASS OF 1925 

Class Reporter: REV. WILLIAM D. GOLIGHTLY 
708 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, Pa. 

Henry "Ted" Moore, Reynoldsville, 
has been ill for the past 20 years and 
is now in the Maple Avenue Hospital 
in DuBois, He would enjoy hearing 
from classmates. Ted is one of five 
brothers: Charles Byron '20, Howard H. 
'22, Fred E. '27, William Frank '27, all 
Sigma Chi's. 

Editor's note: Your reporter (too mod- 
est to say so) is now serving as chap- 
lain of the Department of Pennsylva- 
nia of The American Legion. — Ed. 

CLASS OF 1926 

Class Reporter: MISS ANNA L. BROWN 
45 Wildwood Ave., Pitman, N. J. 

We see by the Wall Street Journal 
that Malcolm G. Jones has been elected 
president and director of Sidney Blu- 
menthal Co,, a textile firm. He joined 

E. I. du Pont de Nemours Co., in 1929 
as a foreman of the acetate plant in 
Waynesboro, Va. In 1946 he was made 
plant manager of the Waynesboro 
plant, and in 1950 he was appointed 
director of nylon sales. In 1953 he 
joined Robbins Mills as president and 
in June 1954 he was elected director 
in addition to being president. His 
resignation from Robbins Mills became 
elective August 5, when he moved to 
the Sidney Blumenthal Co. Congrat- 
ulations, Mac. 

CLASS OF 1927 

Class Reporter: MRS. L. I-I. COLLISON 

(Grace M. Phelfer) 

Marydel, Md. 

Lt. Col. Gilbert R. Frith has recently 
earned the Third Arm.y Certificate of 
Achievement awarded at Fort McPher- 
.son, Georgia, for "his prompt and sound 
decisions in rendering advice and assis- 
tance to post commanders in the Third 
Army and other personnel, which re- 
sulted in increased efTicicncy of medical 
service operations." Col. Frith with 
his wife, the former Lilliun Webster 

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'30 and his children Mary Ann, Thomas 
Charles, and John live at 136 Vidal 
Blvd., Decatur, Ga. Col. Frith will leave 
shortly to become sanitary engineer to 
the U. S. Army Field Services, Orleans, 
France. 

Kitty Gaventa has recently under- 
taken the raising of Christmas trees 
commercially. Her vacation days were 
spent browsing around the woodlands 
of Michigan and Minnesota. 

John W. Kling, Dumont, N. J., passed 
away at his home on Easter morning. 
Before his death, Mr. Kling had been a 
biology teacher at the Dumont High 
School. Active in many community af- 
fairs, Mr. Kling was also a member of 
the Calvary Methodist Church. He is 
survived by his wife, two sons, and a 
sister. The sympathy of the class is 
extended to the survivors. 

If you want to read more class news, 
for goodness sakes, send it on its way 
to Marydel, Md. 

CLASS OF 192S 

Class Reporter: MRS. H. M. MARSH 

(Lorinne Martin) 
60 Prospect Hill Ave., Summit, N. J. 

William Harpster has returned to the 
office of Stone and Webster Engineer- 
ing Corp., Boston, after spending a few 
years all over the U. S. Bill, his wife, 
and three children reside at Oregon 
Rd., Rt. 1, Framingham, Mass. 

Louis A. Pursley will be the Repub- 
lican candidate in November for the 
office of State Assemblyman to serve 
in the General Assembly of Pennsyl- 
vania. Mr. Pursley resigned from the 
teaching profession at the end of the 
past school year. 

HolUs T. Ross has been named presi- 
dent of the Lions Club at Lewisburg. 

Rev. Dr. Charles E. Roth, Honorary 
'28, was honored in July by the Reading 
Kiwanis Club. He is retiring after 49 
years' service as a clergyman. 

Dr. Wilbur Sheriff has been named 
chairman of a newly created "Com- 
mittee on Higher Education and the 
Institutional Budget," by the Penn- 
sylvania Baptist Convention. 

CLASS OF 1929 

Class Reporter: MISS THELMA J. SHOWALTER 
223 State St., Harrisburg, Pa. 

This is one of the occasions that your 
reporter wishes that someone else had 
this job. From Horace Sheppard comes 
word of the sudden and untimely death 
of our friend and classmate, the Rev. 
Frank B. Loper, at his home in Modesta, 
Calif., September 8. Following his col- 
lege days at Bucknell, he attended Yale 
Divinity School. He served pastorates 
in Connecticut and Massachusetts prior 
to going to Modesta three years ago. 
Our personal sympathy and that of the 
Class of 1929 is extended to Frank's 
wife and his two daughters, Nancy and 
Judy. 

From Maine comes news that Geddes 
Simpson has been appointed head of 
the department of entomology at the 
College of Agriculture and the Maine 
Agricultural Station and professor of 
entomology at the University of Maine. 

Hugo Riemer, Esq. delivered the high 
school commencement address at 
Bloomsburg in June. Hugo is presi- 
dent of the Nitrogen Division, Allied 
Chemical and Dye Corporation of 
America. 

William Mahood has recently been 
appointed manager of the contractors 
section of the explosive department of 
Atlas Powder Co. Bill joined Atlas in 

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1936 and for sometime had been sales 
manager on the West Coast. Bill, his 
wife and three children reside at 3608 
Lancaster Ave., Wilmington, Del. Re- 
cently, it was your reporter's good for- 
tune to run into Bill on the streets of 
our Capital city. 

While vacationing in Michigan this 
summer, Hopp Sheppard visited with 
Charles and Esther Rivenburg. You 
will recall that "Chuck" is the nephew 
of Budaiell's former Dean Romeyn 
Rivenburg '97. 

During freshman week, your reporter 
renewed her old friendship with Ar- 
thur Shorts and his charming wife, 
Mary Reese '32. Their daughter, Linda, 
is now a freshman at our beloved Alma 
Mater. 

CLASS OF 1931 

Class Reporter: MRS. W. ZELMAN SLEIGHTER 

(Ruth J. Thomas) 

833 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, Pa. 

Helen Reece is teaching at Red Bank, 
N. J. and hves at 25 Peters Place. She 
spent the summer with her family in 
Lycoming County. 

Dr. Andrew B. Steele, husband of 
Margaret Ross, Lewistown, died sud- 
denly in his office of a heart attack on 
September 4. Dr. Steele, a prominent 
physician, was a member of the Amer- 
ican Psychiatric Society, the Epsilon 
Phi Mu Medical Fraternity, Lewistown 
Presbyterian Church, Lewistown Lodge 
of B. P. O. Elks, Mifflin County and 
Pennsylvania medical associations and 
the American Medical Association. Dr. 
Steele is survived by his wife, and two 
sons, Bruce, 7, and James, 10. The 
sympathy of the class is extended to the 
survivors. 

Mrs. William Bolster (Ann M. 
Sprout) has moved to One Crown Cir- 
cle, Haynesfield, Tenn. 

George A. Wright has been named 
New York district sales manager for 
the Grasselli Chemicals Department of 
the E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. 

CLASS OF 1932 

Class Reporter: ELLIS P. HULL 

Allentown, N. J. 

Arthur Palmer started his career af- 
ter graduation as a teacher at Newton 
Falls High School, Ohio, but soon after 
earning his law degree he became es- 
tablished in a law practice there and 
since then has become a well-estab- 
lished part of the community. In fact, 
he has served four years as mayor and 
four years as solicitor besides activi- 
ties in church and masonic organiza- 
tions and as president of the Kiwanis 
Club of Newton Falls. Art became a 
bridegroom in 1940 marrying Mildred 
Hoffman (Kent State University '35). 
They are the parents of three children. 

CLASS OF 1933 

Class Reporter: MRS. ERNEST H. ENGELHARDT 

(Janet Worthington) 

"75 College Hill, Bloomsburg. Pa. 

Description of November — "So au- 
tumn boldly passes like a drum and 
bugle corps down the street, and we 
welcome the peace and quiet of the 
first snow fall, interrupted only by 
sparrows twittering over bread crumbs 
scattered on the frozen ground." 

Marie Groff Hester attended the Dis- 
trict Conference of AAUW on Sept. 
18 at BSTC where she discussed "Citi- 
zens Commissions" on a panel, "Educa- 
tion for the Community." Marie is dis- 
trict counseling technician for the Bu- 
reau of Employment Security in Wil- 
liamsport. Her older daughter Joan is 
a junior at BSTC, and her daughter 



Carolyn is a sophomore at Susquehan- 
na where she is studying to be a medi- 
cal secretary. 

Don Fisher, one of my favorite ten- 
nis partners while I lived in Muncy, is 
still a major threat in tennis in that 
area. He has made quite a name for 
himself in the inventive phase of engi- 
neering, and is now director of engi- 
neering at the Sprout-Waldron Manu- 
facturing Co., employing over 500 men 
at present. Don lost his wife four 
years ago, his family numbers five. Re- 
calling that some of our classmates 
were avid hunters, Don says, "Have 
made the limit in rabbits every year 
for 20 years, a deer every year." Now 
he is shooting small bore, hi-velocity 
rifle. So far this year he has killed 48 
woodchucks — 52 crows. 

Ed Frack's new address is 421 Range 
Rd., Towson 4, Md. Ed writes, "I came 
here to Baltimore in October of '53 and 
the family came in June '54, after the 
close of the school year. I am now em- 
ployed as executive manager of the 
Mechanical Contractors Association of 
Maryland, Inc. and enjoy the work bet- 
ter than any I have had since '33. My 
activities are divided between labor 
relations and business relations. We 
have a daughter, 14, and a son, 11, and 
think we all like Baltimore a lot. Saw 
Owen Sadler '34 in Omaha. He is man- 
ager of a television station there. Met 
him by chance in a hotel. Regards to 
all." Ed. 

Julia Hoffman Beighley's daughter, 
Frances Ann, is a freshman at Bucknell 
this fall. Frances Ann was a member 
of the National Honor Society in Wil- 
liamsport High School, member of stu- 
dent council for three years, and active 
in athletics. 

Joseph DiPace is living at 16 Rue 
Anselle, Neuilly Sur Sein, Paris, France. 
His work in his company requires him 
to travel all over France. 

The class wishes to express its sym- 
pathy to Eleanor Dodd Dunkerly whose 
husband, S. Kenneth Dunkerly '32 died 
in March. Her son is in the fourth 
grade. Eleanor with the true Bucknell 
spirit is carrying the family responsi- 
bility. She is cashier with the Bon Ton 
department store in Hazleton. 

Martin Lutz, wife and two children, 
spent several weeks in Bermuda in 
August. 

Gladys Steel D u n m i r e has been 
teaching seniors in high school, but this 
year has a home room full of wiggly 
7th graders (preference — seniors). Mar- 
ried 17 years she considers her husband 
"wonderful." 

In March Thomas Wilkenson, safety 
director for the U. S. Army, Pacific, 
since 1946, left fo