Monday, November 1st
The Tiger defeated Virginia 55-14, with 499 yards total offense, including 361 rushing.
The fourth quarter was played almost exclusively by third and fourth stringers. Jake
McCandless was outstanding as a sub with accurate passing and fine running.
Princeton 150's rally to defeat Cornell and remain unbeaten.
Tuesday, November 2nd
Today is national election day. Students who wish to vote will be excused from all
classes. A post-card poll of the Faculty finds Thomas Dewey receiving 47% of the vote,
Harry Truman 31%, Norman Thomas 16%, Henry Wallace 3%, Strom Thurmond 0.4%
and others 2.6%. In a recent straw poll, 72.2% of undergraduates supported Dewey. It
is estimated 1,500 students and faculty members will vote in the first post-war
presidential election. David B. Lowery'51 announced that WPRU will extemd its
broadcast hours to 2 am to cover the election returns.
At yesterday's Faculty meeting it was decided to suspend classes on the day of the Yale
game, eliminate summer school, accept a report recommending revision of the academic
standing rules and shorten the Spring term by three days.
The new academic standing rules emphasize the student's overall quality of work rather
than a specific number of failures.
A Freshman whose average for the first term is below 5.3 or whose average for the year
is below 5.0 will be required to withdraw.
A first-term Sophomore whose combined average for three terms is below 4.7 will be
required to withdraw. A Sophomore whose combined average for the Freshman and
Sophomore years is below 4.3 will be dropped. In computing the combined average of a
Sophomore, the first-term Freshman average will be disregarded if it lowers the
A first-term Junior whose combined average for the three terms comprising the Soph-
omore year and the first-term Junior year is below 4.3 will be required to withdraw. A
Junior whose combined Sophomore and Junior average is below 4.0, or whose final
Junior departmental standing is below 4.0, will be required to withdraw.
In order to qualify for a degree, a student must achieve a final departmental standing
of 3.3 or higher, and a combined Junior and Senior average of 3.7 or higher.
A student who at the end of the academic year is not qualified by his record to enter an
ensuing required course leading to the fulfillment of the A. B. requirement in foreign
language or mathematics, or a course in a required sequence in the Engineering School,
may not be advanced in class standing. However, with the permission of the Committee
on Examinations and Standing, he may qualify to enter an ensuing required course by
re-examination in September, or may transfer to a program of study in which he is
eligible to be advanced.
A candidate for the A. B. degree who at the end of Sophomore year or at the end of the
following summer has not met the foreign language or the mathematics requirement, will
not be admitted to Junior class standing.
These regulations apply in full to the current Freshman class, and all future classes.
Students who have attained Sophomore standing or above will continue under the
present rules, except that they may clear deficiencies by achieving the averages
specified in the new rules. Students failing to clear deficiencies in this manner
will have to take either a summer reading course, or summer courses in other colleges,
or repeat a term.
Spring Term course material is now available. Deadlines for course card filing and for
change of course is November 23rd for Sophomores. Heavy charges will be made for
failing to meet the deadline, or having to change after the deadline.
Ten years ago this month Neville Chamberlain was named the greatest living person, re-
receiving one more vote than Adolf Hitler in a Freshman poll.
Last night the varsity basketball team held its first practice of the year. Ed Reed,
Jake McCandless, George Chandler, Bill Prior and Cliff Kurrus, all stars of last year's
undefeated Freshman team, will not be able to practice until their football duties are
The following is from an editorial that appeared in today's Daily Princeton:
HAD ENOUGH? By midnight tonight it will all be over. At that time there will be no
doubt in anyone's mind just who will be the next President, and most voters, having
been courted by more major candidates than ever before, will be glad the wooing is
over. Six months of intra-party maneuvering and an Indian Summer of capaign shennan-
igans have tried the patience of the nation. Americans, most of whom will indicate
that they have had enough of the Democratic Administration, certainly would agree by
this time that they have had enough of that non-too-smooth blend of oratory and horse
play that poliical ringleaders feel is a necessary ingredient of any presidential
Wednesday, November 3rd
This morning's Daily Princeton reports that Dewey is the probable winner of the
presidential race. The predicted Republican landslide has not materialized and at 2:30
this morning Truman still had an outside chance of winning.
Decoration of the gymn for Friday's Prince-Tiger Dance will begin tomorrow. A mid-
night supper of sandwiches, ice cream and coffee will be served, while cider, coca-cola
and ginger ale will be served from two bars throughout the evening. The dance will be
strictly formal. No man will be admitted who is not in a tuxedo or full evening
Friday night the Harvard Glee Club will perform here for the first time in 14 years.
The Undergraduate Dance Committee announced that there will be a dance following the
Harvard game Saturday night in Dillon Gymn. Fee is $2.40 per couple, $1.25 stag.
Thursday, November 4th
Headline from today's Daily Princetonian:>
TRUMAN SMASHES ELECTION MYTHS,HIS UPSET CONFOUNDS POLLS, PUBLIC
Friday, November 5th
Meyer Davis and his well-known society orchestra will provide the music tonight at the
Prince-Tiger Dance. 1,400 Princetonians, Harvard men and guests are expected.
Some tickets are still available and will be available at the door. At midnight the
price will be reduced to $4.80.
T. S. Eliot has been awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
The two Dartmouth seniors who wrote the book "For Men Lonely", a guide to women's
colleges, will soon publish a sequel called "Weekend", which will be a guide to
men's colleges. Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Williams, Amherst, Brown, West
Point, Annapolis and Cornell are the colleges depicted.
The Pennsylvania Railroad will run six special trains for tomorrow's Harvard game. Four
will be from New York and one each from Washington, D. C. and Philadelphia.
There will be a pep rally tonight in preparation for the defense of the Tiger's Big 3
championship. A P-rade will form at Alexander Hall. Led by the band, a march will be
through the Campus, on to Nassau Street, ending at Blair Arch.
Dr. George Gallup is puzzled over the election results.
The Campus Fund Drive has collected approximately $25,044.57. Among the twenty five
undergraduates who won prizes in the drawing were 51ers Bill Lee, Chet Logan, Dick
Paynter and Ernie Roberts.
In a battle of undefeated teams the Princeton 150's will take on the Naval Academy at
Saturday, November 6th
Princeton slight favorite to defeat Harvard today in start of Big Three title defense.
Psychology professor Hadley Cantril, Director of the Office of Public Opinion Research,
believes the pollsters will survive despite their very poor showing in the last
election. He believes their surveys didn't adequately poll the lower classes.
After the first month the Third Century Campaign has already passed last year's Annual
The 150 football team suffered its first defeat yesterday at the hands of Navy, 33-0.
The following column by Grenville Garside '51 appeared on the editorial page of the
Daily Princeton for this date:
Re: The Rural Vote, Etc., Being......
Random Notes from the Private Diary of an Ardent Republican For the Twelve Hour
Period Ending at 11:30 on the Morning of Wednesday, November 3rd, 1948:
11:45. Left house for Dewey headquarters. Returns slow....Truman seems to be leading.
Democratic vote always comes in early. Headquarters no help--atmosphere tense. Herb
Brownell says G. O. P. has swept country. My crystal ball must be cloudy. Deweyites in
ballroom of Roosevelt in wild excitement--for cameramen. Someone says The Chicago
Tribune has declared Dewey the winner. Good for Bertie!! Someone else says we've
lost the Senate. There's one in every crowd.
Back to the house. Returns still slow...Truman leading, but rural vote hasn't started
rolling in yet. Winchell says Ithaca State Teachers beat someone in soccer, 1-0. Some
state somewhere has gone wet for the first time since Victorian era. Ball's lost in
Minnesota--his own fault too for supporting FDR. My g-d--we've lost the Senate!! Can
Dewey get along with a split Congress?? Where is that rural vote? Truman still
leading. Someone reports J. Howard McGrath has put his house up for sale in Washing-
ton. Maybe we could trade it for the Senate. H. V. Kaltenborn says this election is
like 1916. That's O. K. by me. House was the better man anyway. Bradford lost Massa-
chusetts. What's wrong!! The Lowells must be dying out. Who is Jaystrom Thurmond?
Someone says he got 40 electoral votes. Some jerk says the Democrats are going to
get the House. Who is he fooling? Why don't these commentators dry up? Marcantonio
beat a Democrat in the 18th!! Bravo!!. Who said the Democrats would get the House?
Where are my cigarettes? What? We've lost the House? The h--l you say!!
Down to headquarters--about 4:00. No one wants to talk. I think we've lost the House.
Ballroom looks and feels like inside of hearse. No comment from Dewey's suite. Can he
handle a Democratic Congress?? Where is that rural vote. Back to house and
martinis, one to one. Where are my Chesterfields?? Kaltenborn says he was editor
of the Brooklyn Eagle in 1916. Seems he guessed the winner right--only one in the coun-
try too!! Trout says Truman wins. Everyone can have an opinion but I wish he wouldn't
voice his in front of 99 million people. Rural vote beginning to come in. The wrongway.
Someone claims victory for Dewey. Someone for Truman. How many ways can you count
one vote? California close. Thought the Warren family vote would be enough to bring
state into G. O. P. fold. Illinois in hands of radicals. What hit Bertie?
Down to headquarters. Chaos. McGrath is going to make statement over at Commodore.
Ohio for Truman. McGrath claims victory. Jim Haggerty downstairs to read statement.
Dewey concedes!! Sacre dieu!! We're lost!! Must sell these shares in A. T. & T.
Where the h--l is a phone. D--m it, it's raining. Democrats can't manage anything.
Wait'l I get hold of Gallup and Roper. Those chiselers!! Getting so you can't be-
lieve anything you read. I wonder...say Mister--Can you tell me if a campaign contri-
bution is deductible from an income tax?? What!! D--m it! What did happen to
that rural vote?
Monday, November 8th
Harvard crushed by highest score in Big Three history, 47-7. Ed Reed catches two
touchdown passes, Cliff Kurrus catches one touchdown pass, Jake McCandless and
George Chandler rush for td's, while Frank Reichel converts 5 of 7 as '51ers score
35 of the 47 points.
The Jayvees trounced Harvard 35-0. Bill Kliensasser scored two touchdowns, while Jim
Gorter and George Darden had one touchdown each and Dave Van Vleck was 5-for-5 in
Varsity soccer lost to Crimson by 3-1 margin.
Ron Wittreich was second and Dick Snedeker eighth, but the Tiger cross country team
finished sixth in the Nonagonal meet.
Time magazine predicts the demise of the $3,000,000 a year New York debutante
industry. "To the debutante's practiced eye, the debutante party is a poor pitch. The
boys from Harvard, Yale and Princeton...are not what she is looking for." Time calls
debutante parties "an anachronism".
The Budapest String Quartet will perform at McCarter Theater tonight at 8:30.
Tuesday, November 9th
On Friday over 200 attended the first Graduate Council meeting for this academic year.
Dean Godolphin announces that Veterans Administration representatives will be avail-
able to discuss subsistence problems, and non-receipt of the initial subsistence check
for the current Fall Term, at 1 North Middle Reunion Hall, from 9:45 to 1 p.m. today.
An extensive collection of manuscripts, photographs and papers relating to the life of
Gertrude Stein will go on display today in the Theatre Collection of Firestone Library.
The collection, on loan from Yale, will be on display until Friday.
F. J. Worthington, manager of the U-Store, announced a members rebate of 11 per cent
for the 1947-1948 academic year. He urged all members to attend the annual meeting
to be held this Thursday in McCosh at 3:30.
With two weeks remaining in the football season Penn and Cornell are tied for the Ivy
League lead with 3-0 league records. Dartmouth is third at 3-1 and Princeton fourth
Coach Dick Vaughan will outline the advantages of being a hockey manager at a meeting
in his office at 4:30 today. Four assistant managers and three alternate managers
will be elected. Assistants will receive major numerals, alternates minor numerals.
Those not elected will receive free admission to all hockey games while under
Fencing hopefuls had their first work-out yesterday. Lee Christen and Ben Koo are
expected to be strong additions to this year's team.
Coach Charlie Caldwell expects an all-out aerial attack from Yale this Saturday. He had
high praise for George Chandler for his play against Harvard.
Wednesday, November 10th
At its April meeting the Princeton Council on Athletics agreed to the following policy
with regard to formalizing the Ivy Group into the Ivy League: the council was disposed
to support the formalization of the Ivy League with two provisions; that Army and
Navy be included, and removal of any rule requiring a member to have to play all other
members each year. Opposition to formalization is based mainly on the fear that it will
lead to the excesses of intercollegiate football as practiced by other leagues.
The Pennsylvania Railroad will run a special train direct from Princeton to New Haven
on November 13 for those wishing to attend the Yale game at Yale bowl. The train will
leave Princeton at 9:35, with stops at Metuchen, Elizabeth, and Newark, arriving at
New Haven at 12:25. Return is scheduled for 5:40. Dining car and refreshment service
will be available. Fare to be announced.
Lawrence C. Boxhorn '51 and Sheridan Beattie '51 are among fourteen undergraduates
confined to the infirmary.
Professor Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius of the University of Upsala, Sweden, has been
awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry. Professor Tiselius was Rockefeller Foundation
Fellow in Chemistry in 1934-35 at Princeton University.
Dr. A. Frederick Schweitzer '15, president of Bloomfield College and Seminary and
focal point of a controversy on the relationship between academic freedom and American
ideals, today blasted a Daily Princetonian editorial which pointed out that
"the whole purpose in a democratic framework is not to tell the students what to think,
but merely to teach them to think." Dr. Schweitzer defends the Bloomfield rule requir-
ing faculty members to be loyal to American ideals and traditions. He says the Bloom-
field policy is akin to those of Harvard's president Bryant Conant and Columbia's
Dwight D. Eisenhower. Conant has likened communism to cancer, to be studied to learn
how to defeat it. Eisenhower said "the facts of communism shall be taught here. Ignor-
ance of communism is far more dangerous than ignorance of the most virulent disease.
Two dances will be held in Yale's Payne Whitney Gymn this weekend. Friday night will
be formal and cost $3.00 per couple. Saturday night will be $2.00 per couple. Music
will be by Bob Cinq Mars' orchestra. Princetonians are invited.
This afternoon, rain or shine, Elmer Stout, 200 pound bartender at the Nassau Tavern,
will face a grueling settlement of a bet on the outcome of the presidential election.
Stout, who bet on Dewey, will wheel the 255 winner from the Annex to the King's Inn
in Kingston. He made the same losing bet on Wilkie in 1940. At that time he made the
trip in 55 minutes.
Thursday, November 11th
In his annual message President Harold Dodds cited three major concerns; the flight
from the humanities, the continuing financial crisis and a too-large student enroll-
ment. 55 % of the Class of 1951 elected the Social Sciences, 24% the Humanities and
21 % the natural sciences. Twenty five years ago there was a 44-44 split between the
the social sciences and the humanities, and 12% natural sciences. The financial pro-
blems were blamed on the $400,000 increase in Faculty payroll. He believes the
enrollment must be brought down to a more efficient size.
In speaking to the 80 members of the Pre-Law Society, Harvard Law School Dean Erwin
N. Griswold claimed that his school is the top law school in the country.
Kenneth Fairman believes the weaker schools will object to a formalized Ivy League
in which members must play all other members every year. He points out that Yale
has not played Penn for five years and Harvard has not played Penn for six years.
Politics Assistant Professor Kenneth W. Hechler will leave in February to take a post
in the government, to be "...a little closer to things."
Graduate assistant Robert Milnor stated "It would take a starting rocket weighing some
2,310,000 pounds to send a payload of 200 pounds from the earth to outer space."
In a seminar yesterday he summed up research on space flight as "...possible but darn
improbable right now."
Members of the U-Store will vote today amid claims that the Board of Directors have
forgotten the purpose of the store.
Nassau Tavern bartender Elmer Stout pushed his bet-winning friend and wheelbarrow
the 3 miles to the King's Inn in the record time of 50 minutes.
The Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dimitri Mitropolous, will
open the Princeton University Concerts, Series I, for this season this Saturday at
McCarter Theater at 8:30.
The Pennsylvania Railroad requests that persons wishing to take the special train to
the Yale game buy their tickets by Friday.
There will be pep rally tonight at 7:30 at Blair Arch following a P-Rade through the
Campus. The Big Three championship will be on the line in New Haven Saturday.
The Tigoons, field hockey team of the Tiger will meet Centenary Junior College
in Hackettstown at 3:30 today. Centenary is cancelling classes to allow all women to
witness the match. A dinner for the Tigoons will follow.
Mr. X has been required to withdraw from the University for tearing assigned pages
from reserve books and obtaining books from the library by signing a fictitious name
Signed, Francis B. Godolphin, Dean of the College
Dormitory teams will be able to compete in five sports this winter; basketball with
"A" and "B" leagues, hockey, bowling, squash and table tennis.
Lawrence Boxhorn '51 is still in the infirmary.
Friday, November 12th
Today's headline from the Daily Princetonian:
SOPHOMORE-STUDDED TIGERS TO DEFEND BIG THREE
CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST YALE
The Tiger varsity leaves at 8:25 this morning on the Pennsy for New Haven and the
Big Three showdown. The team is at full strength except for Lawrence Boxhorn, who
is still in the infirmary.
Frank Reichel, who has made 14 of 18 conversion attempts, has been given a squared-
toed shoe which adds heigth to his kicks. He may not use it tomorrow because he
still is not used to it.
WPRU will broadcast the game live starting at 1:45.
Six Yale fraternities have sent 300 invitations for 850 Princeton club members who
requested tickets for the coming weekend.
About 200 hundred students attended the U-Store annual meeting. Last year only 3 came
to the meeting. The students elected insurgent candidate Harry Heher undergraduate
trustee, defeated a proposal to add three alumni trustees to the board, and voted
down a proposal to charge a $1.00 a year membership fee for students (a four year
total of $4.00) and a one-time only charge of $1.00 for all others, replacing the
$5.00 withdrawable deposit now required.
The proctors have 17 unclaimed bikes they found after the Harvard weekend. Mike Kop-
liner said "Not many bikes are stolen. The boys just borrow them and then leave
Ron Wittreich '51 captured the University cross chanpionship yesterday over 15 other
runners. Dick snedeker '51 was third.
The following poem appeared on the editorial page of today's Princetonian:
Reflections on the Eve of Battle
The goose hangs high in Tigertown.
There's laughter in the air.
You'd think that Rutgers just burned down;
You hardly ever see a frown;
The cheer that fled with Finn of Brown
Returns to route dispair.
The pessimists of three weeks back
Have money on the game.
Despite the Tribune's brattish crack,
The Harvard's put them in the black--
The team and coach they vowed they'd sack
Now look like Notre Dame.
The bashful Princeton forward wall
Puts Hickman's Dwarfs to seed.
With Wagner passing flawless ball,
They'll bring, with little strain at all,
The bacon back to Nassau Hall
With Princeton in the lead.
So curry up your raccoon coat
And hop the P. J. B.
Don't let them say you missed the boat
When Princeton cuts the Bulldog's throat
To add another dismal note
To "blue obscurity."
The crowd is off to Eli-land
To see the coup complete.
With luscious lovelies near at hand,
Amidst a mob of sixty grand,
When Old Nassau is sung they'll stand
To cheer the Yale defeat.
They weep no more at Princeton U.
The Post is wont to say.
Our outlook has a brighter view;
The ol' grads seem to smile anew;
The Tiger's gonna swamp the Blue
And victory's on the way.
H. D. Perry '46
Monday, November 15
Over 57,000 in Yale Bowl watched Yale jump off to a 7-0 lead when they took the kick-
off and marched 77 yards for a td. At the end of three quarters the Bulldogs led by
a touchdown, 14-7. In the fourth quarter Cliff Kurrus caught a pass in the end zone.
Seven minutes later George Sella scored the winning touchdown from the four.
The game ended with Yale at the Tiger 16.
The traditional rally and bonfire to celebrate a Big Three chamionship will begin on
Cannon Green at 8 tonight, following a P-rade around the Campus. Only once before, in
1926, has Princeton beaten both Harvard and Yale in two consecutive years.
The success of tonight's celebration will depend in large part to the success of the
Freshman class in gathering wood for the bonfire.
In an address yesterday President Dodds stated that the majority of Christian students
were ignorant regarding their religion.
The football Jayvees crushed Yale by 27-6 count. Jim Gorter '51 scord two touchdowns,
while "Golden Toe" Dave Van Vleck '51 converted 3 of 4 extra points. George Hawke '51
was outstanding on defense.
The varsity soccer team lost to Yale, 1-0.
Tuesday, November 16th
Highlighted by an outhouse labeled "Yale Bowl", the Big Three bonfire burst into
flames at 8:14 last night. The University Band, led by drum major Jerry Rose '51,
headed a 30-minute P-rade that circled Firestone Library, went onto Nassau Street,
then returned to the Campus and Cannon Green.
Former Rhodes scholar Clifford J. Durr will teach Ken Hechler's famous Poliltics
306 course next February.
Princeton has accepted an invitation to enter two eight-oared crews in the second
annual Palm Beach Regatta, to be held on December 31.
The Tigoons were tied by Sarah Lawrence yesterday, 2-2. Coach George Montgomery '51
hopes the team will be up for its final game with a men's team from Rutgers. Prior
to the tie the team had defeated Briarcliff Junior College, New Jersey College for
Women, Centenary, Miss Fine's School for Girls and Shipley-Baldwin.
WPRU will present its sensational show, "Stop That Music", tonight at 9:30. With
Ralph Drury '51 as master-of-ceremonies the show is the latest in which the radio
listener can participate. It will air every Tuesday and Thursday.
Wednesday, November 17th
The Triangle Club's 57th annual production, "All in Favor", will open in McCarter
Theater on December 10th. The show is a satire on the methods and madness of the
American political system. Two featured newcomers are Micheal Mercado and Herbert
Strauss, both members of the Class of 1951.
The Daily Princetonian announces the election of the following members of the
Class of 1951 to the Business Board: Thomas Anderson, Eric Eisner, William Russell,
Jay Schwamm, John Updegraph and Thomas Wright.
The following letter to the Princetonian appeared today:
If President Dodds is really serious about his disapproval of the average Princeton-
ian's ignorance of religion, why doesn't he do something about it instead of talking
about it to New York audiences?
There are specific steps that he and the Trustees could take at any time, if they feel
the problem is acute. The chapel services don't contribute anything to religious know-
ledge, they aren't supposed to. On the other hand, the Department of Religion's
function is to spread knowledge of religion. Therefore, why not substitute a course
in religion for the Chapel requirement?
Name Withheld on Request
Thursday, November 18th
The deadline for filing course cards for the Spring Term is next Tuesday, November
23rd. Registrar Howard Stepp reports that few members of the three upper classes have
Gordon G. Sikes, Director of Student Placement, urged all undergraduates to take ad-
vantage of the vocational talks being presented between November 23 and December 8.
New Jersey Bell Telephone, Firestone Tire and Rubber, General Electric and North
American Insurance will furnish speakers.
The University Band is now planning its concert season. Tryouts for woodwinds will be
Monday night, brass on Tuesday afternoon and percussion on Tuesday evening. The
Daily Princetonian will publish a list of those accepted before the first prac-
tice, which will be held in Alexander Hall on November 30.
Three chamber compositions of Bohuslav Martinu, noted Czech composer and now a
visiting professor at Princeton, will be presented at 3:30 Sunday by the Friends of
Music at Princeton.
The Pennsylvania Railroad will run four special trains from New York on Saturday for
the Dartmouth game.
Arthur Haas '51 and Lewis Mudge '51 received honorable mention in the latest Campus
The second competition for the business and news boards of the Princetonian will
start next Monday night at 7:30 in the Grill Room of the Nass.
John Hite's fourth public lecture on contemporary literature will be tonight at 7:30
in 124 Dickinson. The subject is D. H. Lawrence and "Lady Chattersly's Lover".
A new magnetic recording system, known as a Reeves Magicorder, is being used in the
filming of the Princeton documentary. Students who have speaking parts were able to
hear their own voices directly after speaking.
Swimming coach Howard Steppe expects his charges to be competitive, even though this
will be a building year after a three-year absence of formal competition. Carl
Jacob '51 is a good prospect in the dive.
As usual, Coach Charlie Caldwell is pessimistic about the Dartmouth game.
Friday, November 19th
There will be no pep rally tonight.
At last night's meeting of the Undergraduate Council the two principle topics were
a modification of discipline regulations and granting WPRU representation on the
Council, which was approved.
The Council recommeded to the University's Discipline Committee the following rules:
(1) That a punishment be used to avoid the discrepancy now existing between a four
week suspension and a one year suspension. That this punishment be a more severe form
of probation. That under this complete probation a man be required to withdraw from
all extracurricular activity, athletic or non-athletic, for the duration of the sen-
tence. It is proposed that this punishment be used only in cases where a suspension
of more than four weeks is desired, but where a one-year suspension is felt to be too
to be too much, and that it only be used in conjunction with a four-week suspension.
(2) That more publicity be given to each individual case, stating the offense and the
punishment, with the aim of acquainting the undergraduate body with the type of case
handled and the punishment applied.
(3) That a man required to withdraw for one year be given some definite notice of
whether his application for re-admission will be favorably or unfavorably considered
at the end of his year.
Princeton is bucking the nation-wide increase in college enrollment. While nationally
there are 72,000 more students at the nation's 1,800 institutions of higher learning
than last year, Princeton's enrollment of 3,497 is less than last year. There are now
2,310,000 students nation-wide.
The Dartmouth issue of the Princeton Tiger goes on sale today. It includes an
interview by George Montgomery '51 with singer Anita O'Day.
Winston Churchill has specially inscribed a copy of his book "The Gathering Storm" for
the Firestone Library.
Saturday, November 20th
Today's Dartmouth-Princeton football clash will determine third place in the Ivies.
The Third Century Campaign has raised $309,879.75, or 58%, of its $550,000 Annual
In dealing with record numbers of applicants the nation's colleges are placing as
much emphasis on a candidate's general promise as upon academic preparation,
according to the director of the College Entrance Examinations Board.
Eleven hundred high school students flooded the Campus yesterday. They were dele-
gates to the annual conference of the New Jersey Association of High School Councils.
WPRU will broadcast today's game with Dartmouth.
The current portrayer of Tarzan, Lex Barker, is a member of the Class of 1936.
In today's editorial The Daily Princetonian indorses the Undergraduate Council
recommendations on discipline regulations.
The following poem appeared on the editorial page of today's Princetonian:
Lines in Commemoration of Four Successive Saturdays
Now the beans are cold at Harvard
And the bucks aren't white at Yale;
The "Bold Look" droops at Morningside
Like Louie's clearance sale.
And the planters of Virginia
(all from Scranton and Pequannock)
Have thrown themselves with Dixie flags
Into the Rappahannock.
But there's gaiety at Princeton
'Cause the Big Three's in the sack,
With the grossest, fuzzy, first-year man
Slapping Dodds upon the back.
Even sombre Dean Godolphin
Who never cracks a grin,
Stopped rubber-hosing Mr. X
And deigned to join in.
So sing a song of Weber,
Of Wagner, Powers, Mead--
Of Robert K. McCormick,
And Chandler and Reed.
A verse to "Footsie" Collins,
With choruses to Koch,
To Buxton, Cleveland on the line
And Finney in the notch.
And don't forget McKenna,
Or Robertson or Cohn,
Or joltin' Joe Zawadsky
(South River's lend-lease loan).
Include a verse to Palin,
To Kurrus, Reichel, Moore--
To little Hollie Donan,
A bashful six feet four.
That Princeton won the championship
For two years all agree.
And Sella said on Monday night
He'd like to make it three.
Huzzah the Nassau powerhouse,
The rags-to-riches team,
And you can lay your week-end odds
They'll tigerize the Green.
Monday, November 22, 1948
Dartmouth dropped Princeton into fourth place in the Ivy league with a 33-13 defeat.
George Sella did not play due to an injury suffered in practice Thursday. Personal
foul penalties led to two Dartmouth scores. It is only the second time that the
Green has defeated Princeton, Harvard and Yale in the same year.
Princeton's new documentary film will be released to the public on January 15th.
Five hundred jazz fans attended the Nassau Jazz Society's initial offering.
The Washington clubs of Princeton, Harvard and Yale will give a dance on December
22nd at the United Nations Club in Washington, D. C. Princeton graduates in the
Washington area have been invited to attend.
Hard-running Jim Gorter '51 led the Jayvees to a crushing 33-0 defeat of Dartmouth.
51'ers Frank Benenati, George Hawke and Dick Hammer played leading roles in the
victory, while Dave Van Vleck '51 was successful on two of four conversions.
The varsity soccer team defeated Dartmouth 4-0.
Tuesday, November 23rd
George Sella named to the East football team, Hollie Donan is honorable mention.
Today is the final day for the filing of course cards by Seniors, Juniors and Sopho-
mores. Only 25% of the cards had been turned in as of yesterday evening.
The Advisory Council to the Princeton Department of Politics met with seventeen
faculty members of the Department Friday night to discuss the University's role in
the world today and the effectiveness of its contributions to public affairs. Allen
Dulles '14 and Lowell Thomas were among the ten Council members in attendance.
Professor Paul Hatt of the Economics Department last night charged the three leading
polling firms with "anti-Democratic and pro-Republican bias".
Meal hours for Thanksgiving Day will be 7:15-8:00 for breakfast, dinner 1:00-1:15,
and supper 6:00-6:15.
The New York Times reported that 2,400,000 students are attending the nation's
1,800 higher learning institutions. Over half of the schools have raised their fees
for this school year. The average tuition for 410 representative liberal arts colleges
is $336. Because of the huge increase in enrollment these 410 schools plan building
programs amounting to $1,250,000,000.
The varsity soccer team closed its season with its annual banquet. The final tally
was two wins, six losses and two ties.
Wednesday, November 24th
The 57th annual Triangle show, "All in Favor", will open its road tour on December
20th in Washington. It will also visit Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Cleveland,
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Louis and Columbus. The show plays Princeton on December 10
and 11. The music, and particularly the three ballads contributed by Walter Clemons
'51, is considered the finest in many years. Herbert Strauss will do most of the
The Theatre Intime will present Shelley's "Cenci" for eight performances beginning on
Six-inch P's were awarded to 51ers John Bunnell, Robert Chamberlin, George Chandler,
Holland Donan, Redmond Finney, Clifford Kurrus, Joey McCandless, Edward Reed,
Frank Reichel and Joseph Zawadsky. Four-inch P's were awarded to 51er's Clinton
Boxhorn, Alan Clark, Jack Davison, Francis Hollandonner, Phillips Hungerford,
William Prior, Victor Rizzi, Merle Schmidt, Richard Valentzas and Cabell Woodward.
Junior varsity 4-inch P's were awarded to 51er's Frank Benenati, Clinton Gilbert,
James Gorter, John Groome, Peter Hager, Richard Hammer, George Hawke, Theodore
Kleinsasser, Dail Longaker, Benjamin McAlpin, Sommerville Nicholson, Gayle Price,
John Reydel, Christopher Smith, David Van Vleck and Stephen Wiley. Three-inch P's
were awarded to 51er's George Darden, John Ehrenclou, Robert Hoedemaker, James
Selvage and Warren Witteich.
Dean of the Chapel Donald Aldrich finds present-day college students have "a readiness
to identify themselves with religion. Most of them believe in God."
A Navy helicopter visited the Campus yesterday as part of an NROTC lab demonstration.
David Downs '51 played the role of victim in a simulated rescue.
A limited number of free tickets to the Metropolitan Opera are available to students.
Applications must be made to the secretary of the Music Department.
A nine-event program will formally open the new pool in Dillon Gymnasium on
Saturday, December 11.
The polo team opens its season against the Essex Troop Jeeps on Saturday night. Randy
Tucker '51 and Mike Mahoney '51 will be two of the three starters. Phil Matter '51
will see action later in the season.
Friday, November 26th
The annual Thanksgiving Day service in the Chapel featured music by the combined
choirs of Princeton's eight churches.
Turkey and all necessary accessories were served in Commons yesterday, but despite
rumors to the contrary, wine was not served with the meal.
Princeton's varsity basketball team begins a 22-game schedule on December 8.
Dr. George Gallup announced that "seven or eight" million undecided voters threw off
the professional pollsters in the 1948 election, and he will therefor no longer make
predictions on the behavior of this group. He will, however, supply data on what seems
to be on their minds.
For the first time since before World War II there will be intersectional hockey in
Baker Rink when the University of Michigan and Colorado College play here as part of
a 22-game schedule. The season starts with an Alumni match on December 4th.
Charles C. Sine is responsible for the care and maintenance of the University's 625
desiduous trees, plus those of the Graduate School. He is an expert on the Dutch
The present nickname of Rutgers is Chanticleer--chickens in any language. In a poll
of students there was a tie between Pioneers and Cannoneers as a new nickname.
Monday, November 29th
At least 500 men are expected to compete in the Intra-Mural Athletic Association's
winter sports program. Both clubs and dorms will compete in five sports; basketball,
hockey, bowling, squash and table tennis. Five faculty departments are competing in
bowling and seven departments will compete in squash. Some 57 club and dorm quintets
will play 330 games.
Four-inch P's for varsity soccer were awarded to 51er's Theodore Holmes, John G.
Mott and Gardner Munro. Three-inch P's were awarded to David Anderson, Raymond
Close, George Deyo, Robert Keeley and Jan Van Loon. Alternate manager Roger
McBride was awarded a two-inch P.
Light-weight 4-inch P's went to 51ers' Albert Lakeland, Richard Mayes, Rob
McCampbell, Richard Murphy, Horace Orser and Keith Schnebly Jr. Three-inch P's
went to James Hardie, Charles Kepler, Richard Loveland, Raymond Maxwell, Wade
Slack, Robert Snable, Richard Stockham, Daniel Sullivan and John Wiseman. Two-inch
P's went to Homer Franklin, George Leeper and William Miller. Manager William
Schaller received a 4-inch P.
Tuesday, November 30th
George Bowie, of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co., will be the speaker at the second
of four occupational talks sponsored by th Bureau of Student Placement.
Pierre Emmanuel, young French poet who rose to fame during the Nazi occupation of
France, will give a public lecture in French tomorrow at 4:30 in McCosh.
Glee Clubs of Princeton and the New Jersey College for Women will give a joint con-
cert on December 4.
In a two-part article beginning in today's Daily Princeton President Dodds
says private universities need aid from private enterprise. He says private uni-
versities are needed because they are not subject to governmental or political control.
The IAA reports that a record 1,000 men participated in fall intra-mural sports.
George Sella named to Ivy League All-Star team. Holly Donan '51 made the second
The Tiger light-weight team held its annual banquet last night in the Grill Room
of the Nassau Tavern.
Basketball Coach Cappy Cappon has selected his varsity squad, including ten sopho-
mores from last year's undefeated Freshman team; Bob Chamberlain, Ed Reed, George
Chandler, Cliff Kurrus, Bill Prior, Dick Hammer, Dave Emerich, Ralph Vandermark,
Ed Shutt and Mike Kearns.
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