THE r E X 1.1 others to make any aeliievement as a jiTOxip. But in tlie course we have felt tlie stimulating breath of another source; competence, as ex_ emplified Dr. Imes, Dr. Carvei-, Richard Wright and one or two others. Although it speaks only for the individual today, in time to c.onie it might speak for the group as a M'liole. We believe in the old saying that there is no real end to learning. Education terminates for the individual only with death. So if we must consider this pause. Or better say this point of accomp lishment as an end, tlien we thumb back the pages of time to the sav_ an.t and ancient philosopher for our motto “Alia initia e fine,” and say with him that from the ends spring new beginnings.” Eldon George McLean ’40 Text of Speech of Professor Cecil N. Coble If you were on the streets in any of the larger cities of this country on Sunday, Sept. 3, 1939 you, no doubt heard the news boys shout, “Extra! Extra! Great Britiau and Prance declare war on the Greater Reich! Buy a pai>er and real all about it!” And you, no doubt, like millions of others purchased a copy and perhaps were surprised to find so little in the papers concerning the war, yet, j"ou must admit that, those bold, glowing, tragic head lines sold yon the paper. Go back with nio about three years another extra is on the news stands of the land; and the people are buying all available copics. It lolls of a young king who gave up his throne for the woman he loved. After reading this ,«tory you may or may not have b'>en satisfied Mucii debate and discussion lias centered around the question as to whether or not the young king act ed wisely or otherwise. But upon OIK' question there lias been no de^ bate and upon it we al agree, that is. that those glowing, I’omantie headlines created within you a de sire for a cop.v of the paper. Just as the afoi’e mentioned headJiues sold the papers to indi viduals in every walk of life, so do the athletic programs and a. (Oiievements of institutions of learn ing sell schools and colleges to prospective students.” 'I’lie f’our Horsemen of Xotre Dame” and their miraculous exploits on the girdiron have done more to enroll in that South Bend institutions than all of the other combined ad vantages that school had to offer. You show me a school that con stantly puts out winning athletic teams and 1 will show you a school that is consistently filled with hap py students. A school where men are men and strength of character and true manliness predominate; a school that the man in the street I'ovcrs; a school in Avhich any of us would glfldly enroll or at least be pi-oiul to be connected or asso;iat- ed with. The modern trend of American education is to teach tjirough play the! fundamentals of many of the techni(|ues we shall employ in sol. ving problems in the da.vs after graduation. In our athletic pro gram we hope to teach the lesson of team work or cooperation; wo expect to foster initiative, courage, dexterity, det^'miination, persever ance, coordination, and above all. a competitive temperament; one that will stand the test and will carrv individuals oAer all obstacles. All of us at one time or rinother have marveled at the alni('st imjios, sible superhuman feats of athletes. It is miraculous to see how tli'e\’

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