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   Evansville Crescent (Newspaper) - June 3, 1921, Evansville, Indiana                                 Not to be Ministered unto, but to Minister  (Motto)  THE CRESCENT  Vol. II.  Evansville, Indiana. June 3, 1921  No. 31  College Lads Win Meet With Local "Y"  Although Handicapped by absence of Members, Track Team scores 61-47 Victory  In spite of having- several regular members of the team absent, the E. C. track siiuad beat the local "Y" team in a meet on the college field last Saturday. The final score was 61-47.  The college was strong in the field events and the "Y" in the runs, but a greater number of seconds accounted for the college's victory.  The high jump went to the college by forfeit, and the relay to the Christians by the same route.  Lindsey starred for the college and Kleymeyer for the "Y" each with 16 points. McCormick of the "Y" showed remai-kable endurance and versatility by taking the mile and 880 and tying for first in the pole vault.  The 880 was run in good time, 2:07, and the 440 in good time, 54 3-5, considering the fact that the winner, Kleymeyer, was not pushed and finished in a leisurely fashion.  The feature of the meet was the finish of the mile run. McCormick had a ten-yard lead on the finish but Shafer of the college made a magnificent sprint which failed by only six inches to bring him past the tape, winner. The time was 5:05.  Parsons Advocates Statue ot Willard Carpenter  In chapel Friday morning. Major Byron F. Parsons of the G. A. R. suggested that a move be undertaken for a statue of Willard Carpenter to adorn the Willard Library park.  "I believe your president. Dr. A. F. Hughes, is the man to accomplish this," said Major Parsons. "It is a disgrace upon the city that nothing has been done in memory of the man who gave Evansville more material wealth than any other man."  A delegation of Farragut Post, G. A. R. visited the college to give a patriotic program and to ask for flowers Commander William Warren was in charge.  W. Lee Smith, representing the American Legion, spoke briefly, followed by Tom Lindsey, representing the sons of veterans. Capt. August Leich read Gen. Logan's Order 11, establishing Decoration Day, and a poem, "Who Will Tell the Story".  STUDENTS ADOPT RULES FOR  DISTRIBUTING HOSPITAL FUND  The students Thursday passed "articles for the administration of the fund collected by order of the Board of Trustees of the college and know^n as the Hospital and Relief Fund."  The administi-ative officers are: president, Y. M. C. A. pi-esident; secretary, Student Government secretary; vice-president, Y. W. C. A. president; and treasurer, the executive secretary of the college.  Barr Visits Farm  Field Secretaries Report Progress  Encouraging reports are being received from the three field secretaries of Evansville College who now are busy soliciting sustentation pledges for Evansville College.  "This is not a campaign", said Dr. Hughes Wednesday. "It should not be thought of as such. We are just placing Evansville College before the people and soliciting their support in a small way. The field secretaries are laying the foundation for the great financial campaign which must come later."  The field secretaries at work are Rev. 0. E. Halev, Rev. Sherman C. Powell and Dr. Fred M. Stone.  According to reports received, the general depression over the country makes the work of solicitation hard.  "The sentiment toward Evansville College is splendid," they write. "If farmers and others were not so hard put for funds we would only have to say what we want and we would get it."  Oakland City College Gets  Donation of $112,000  Upon learning of the gift of $112,-000, from the Rockefeller foundation to Oakland City College, the student body and President Hughes sent congratulations to W. P. Dearing, president of Oakland City College, last Friday.  "The gift probably means the saving of Oakland City College for education in Southern Indiana," said President Hughes. "Credit is due for the greater part to President Dearing-, M'ho has unselfishly given his service to that college for more than a quarter of a century at a sum too pitiful to mention. The receiving of this money is a worthy crowning of a long and useful life."  Professor Barr left Friday noon for his farm near Selvin, Ind., where he spent a three-day vacation.  STUDENT VOLUNTEERS  BREAKFAST AT PARK  Friday morning. May 27, the Student Volunteers arose and caught a "5:30 car" at six o'clock for Mesker Park. Upon arrival the Band disbanded to gather wood. With the fagots collected a fire was made between two rocks, and shortly all present were reveling in bacon, eggs, buns and cocoa.  After the breakfast those who were present told what the Student Volunteers had meant to them this year. Christian fellowsliip and vital interest in a common purpose was felt by every one.  The guests of the Band were Mother Rose, Emma Waters, Rena Bowen, Ella Raymond Proctor, Myrtle McKown and Joyce Bailey. Everyone said, "If you want to have a good time, go to Mesker for breakfast."  A Military Problem of a Sweet Young Thing  Of all iny gravest troubles One is the worst of all; It's how to keep my powder dry When sweat drops stai-t to fall.  Base Ball Team to Receive Uniforms  "Uniforms for every member of the baseball team."  Such was the slogan at the meeting of the student body Thursdav, May 26.  Under the direction of Charles M. Timmons, president of the athletic board, a season ticket sale was put on. Tickets admitting one to every athletic contest until September 1, were sold at $1.00 each.  Before starting the drive, talks by Professor Barr, baseball coach^,Man-son Martin, captain of ^the-^B'aseball team and H. J. Strattori," student manager of athletics S\-ere given, showing the necessity of equipping the team in a uniform dress.  The members of the baseball team were seated on the platform and as ten tickets were sold a member stood up signifying that his uniform was paid for.  Ninety-four tickets in all were sold and with a donation of $20 from the Philos and Castalians the drive went over the top.  Baseball Team Plays First Intercollegiate Game Saturday  E. C.'s first inter-collegiate baseball game will be played tomorrow with Oakland City College.  The battery for Evansville will be either Whittinghill, Redman or De-weese, pitcher, and Martin, catcher.  Some of the men who have been out only a short time have shown up so well that some shifts may be made in the regular line-up at the last moment.  This game is the first of a series of five to be played alternately here and at Oakland City. Three will be played during the spring quarter and two during the summer.  CLASS IN DRAMA WILL  GIVE FIRST PLAYS  Dean Franklin's class in drama will make its debut at the meeting of the Drama League in the college auditorium, Monday, June 13. Two plays, "Hunger" and "Will 0' the Wisp" will be blocked oi;t, and members of the cast will act in character.  The cast for "Hunger" is as follows: the Beggar, hungry for food, A. M. Brown; the Poet, hungry for love, G. O. Dailey; the Man, hungry for fame, H. J. Stratton; the Girl, hungry for clothes, Miss Sarah Lee Lloyd; the Satisfied One, J. K. Jones.  In "Will 0' the Wisp", Miss Jane Wright takes the part of The White-Faced Girl; Miss Mary Eicholz appears as The Country Woman; Miss Thelma Ossenberg, the Poet's Wife; and Miss Eva Johnson, the Serving-Maid.  CONCEIT  Conceit still dogs humility,  For think how it would grieve us. When we confess our inmost faults, To have the w^orld believe us!  —A. F. B.  Dr. Hughes Writes on College Weeii  President of College Association explains Situation Before Church Schools in Article  A full page article on Indiana College Week appeared in the Western Christian Advocate from the pen of Dr. A. F. Hughes. It was reprinted by the Evansville Courier.  The Courier prefaced the article with the following statement:  "When all the presidents of colleges of the state, including the public institutions, met last fall to urge the legislature to provide Ijetter for the state colleges, Dr. Hughes saw the need of getting the work of the church colleges before the people of the state. After helping all the state institutions as much as he could he was instrumental in calling a meeting of the presidents of denominational colleges at which the association was formed. Dr. Hughes was elected its first president."  In his article Dr. Hughes puts squarely before the readers the situation which is facing church colleges today. The raising of the requirements for standardization by the legislature recently has put many church colleges in imminent danger of losing their standanl. The rule now is that a college must have an endowment of .$500,000 or a fixed income of $25,000 per year by September 1 of this year if it is to retain its standard. He points out the necessity for the retention of the church colleges.  Foundations about Complete For Buildings  The laying of the cornerstone for the Evansville College admini.stration building will be made an event of commencement week. The stone probably will be laid the afternoon of June 22. Dr. Hughes is attempting to se-cui'e a speaker of great renown for the occasion.  President Hughes has just received from the architects an architect's drawing in black and white, showing the administration building just as it will look from the front elevation i when it has been completed. This ! picture shows as no other has done I the beauty of the building. ! Contractors have about completed the pouring of concrete for the building, and the work above ground will ' begin in a few days.  YOUNG PEOPLE'S LEAGUE  TO ENTERTAIN COLLEGE The St. John's Young People's League has invited the faculty and students of Evansville College to a social Friday, June 10.  Thomas L. Shelton and Orvel Chester Scales of Tennyson, Ind., both High School teachers, have entered college for the next twelve or eighteen weeks.  President A. F. Hughes preached at Newburg Sunday morning and at Huntingburg Sunday night. Monday he delivered the Memorial Day oration at Huntingburg.   

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