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ELON COLLEGE, N. C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER lo, 1927.
FRESHMAN CLASS ORGANIZE “PEP-Os”
Plenty “Spirit and Pep” Promised
at Home Games in The
Class of ’31 Respond 100% to the Call
of Our Head Cheer Leader.
‘PAP” EURE HAS SPIRITED
At last we Elon students are assured
of plenty of spirit and pep at our home
games in the future. Recently a call
was issued to the Freshman boys to.
organize into a cheering group. The
Class of ’31 responded to the call in
the same way that they will always
respond, tliat is 100%. So our new
Tooting section, the Pep-0’s are com
posed of the cream of the school, the
boys of '31. The Pep-0's apparelled
in white shirts and blue trousers ap
peared on Comer Field for the first time
3ast Friday. The Pep-0’s put new life
in the student body as a whole and gave
the cheer leaders unfaltering support
and invaluable aid in keeping the spirit
and morale high througho'ut the game.
Between halves the Pep-0's display
ed their versatility by becoming a one-
act circus. They put on a mock foot
ball game in regular slow motion movie
style. During the Oak Ridge game,
they surely surprised us by performing
some very creditable acrobatic stunts.
Our cheer leaders are planning some
very good stunts for ooir Pep-0’s for
■the basketball season, as they will be
more completely organized by then.
They will adopt a new uniform cos
tume also, which will likely be the blue
coat and white trousers. The boys will
Also be equipped with small mega-
-phones and with an abundance of lung
power. It is also rumorde that they
■will have a complete set of yells for
their own use at games.
This is what Elon needed in the way
of reviving th^ old-time school spirit.
The college spirit of Elon students had
grown to be dormant, and the Pep-0 ^s
are the ones that have re-awakened it
within us. We had been a little neg
lectful and a little careless about ho^v
we participated in the cheering. But
now we are forced to sit up and take
notice. Imagine we old students hav
ing to be tapped and awakened to the
fact that the Maroon and G-old still has
school spirit, and by a group of Fresh
men at that! We p’ all have to step
aside and wi'li l;al.3 off and sing, "So
here’s to dear o'ld J Ion, etc.” led by
our new Pep-O ’s, tl o Fri3shnian cheer
President of University of Chicago
Gives Interesting Comments
on the College of the Future.
DR. MASON IHIiSSCiOl
SHOULD DE MADE A JOY
OATHEII THAN A DUOOEII
OPPORTUNITY NOT COMPULSION
A place of go'lden opportunities, of
tlie greatest fun in the world, and of
the finest stimulation. No more worry
about examinations in subjects soon
forgotten; no policed reading; no re
quired lecture attendance; no more
Tliis is a sketchy idea of what Dr.
Max Mason, President of the Univers
ity of Chicago, tliinks the future col
lege will be like. Dr. Mason doesn’t be
lieve in stuffing young Americans with
facts and dates and thoughts which do
not interest them in the least.
The proposed system porvides for the
first two years in college to be given
over to* general education. The best
professors in the college, are to direct
these groups. At the end of that period
the student may call himself an educat
ed man. During that period the stu
dent may show an aptitude for certain
subjects; but it is after this time that
he is to specialize.
Although examinations will finally
be done away with in this system, Dr.
Mason says he would like to have a re
port from each student every three
months as to what use he is making of
his time and what he has done and
Dr. Mason, as well as other outstand
ing educators of the day, believe that
this system or one similar to it will be
successful. There are plenty of pro
blems to be tackled by the interested
student. The upper class undergradu
ates of the future may select his pro
blems and embark upoTi new research
with the stimulation of informed minds
back of him. In this way it is hoped
that college life may become a joy in
stead of being a burden.
Fighting Christians Downed By
High Point In Grueling Battle
PROF. J. W. BARNEY
A. B., Elon College, 1910.
ConductoT of Summer Normal Schools
for Teachers in Bedford County, Penn
Graduate Student. Columbia Uni
Instructor in Mathematics at Calu
met High School, Calumet, Michigan,
Principal Munising High School,
Munising. Michigan. 1920-24.
Associate Professor of English Langu
age, Elon, 1924—.
Graduate Student at University of
Wisconsin, Summer of 1923.
Graduate Student at Columbia Uni
versity, Summers of 1925-26.
Graduate Student at University of
Virginia, Summer of 1927.
Sponsor of Class of 1928, Elon Col
Faculty Advisor of Maroon and Gold.
Editor-Elect of Alumni Magazine.
BASKETBALL SQDAO HAVE
Longest Trip Ever Arranged For
HAVE ONE DAY LAY-OFF
PROF. J. W. BARNEY
SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE
UNDER DIRECTION OF “Y-r
Prof. Helen R. Steams Spoke on “How
May We Get Rid of War?”
“BEAR CATS” BAFFLED BY
CADETS NEW FORHIATIDN
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F. Jones and Daniels Luminaries
OeiiflsionaUy we find a mfln who stands
head and shoulders above the throng,
thus attracting our attention, and draw
ing us to him by his superior personal
ity. EVou College is indeed fortunate
in having on its faculty a man of this
stamp. Professor J. W. Barney of the
English Department is this man.
Professor Barney is endowed with
that rare quality known as personal
magnetism, and students flock to him
as bees to the bright, scented flowers
of spring. His work is hard, but every
one knows that if he does what is re
quired of him he will, get all he de
serves. Every student who takes a
course under him is well repaid, for
at the end of the year that student
will be enriched in learning and friend
ship, and have a far broader outlook
In a final summing up of the qualities
of this much-liked teacher, I think we
might well say that he is a gentleman,
a scholar, and a friend extraordinary.
A northern trip into Ohio has been
arranged for the Elon College basket
ball team this coming season, the grad
uate manager of athletics announced
to'day, which will be the longest and
most extended trip any Elon College
team has ever taken.
The trip will begin at Hampden-
Sidney College in Virginia and go to
Defiance College, at Defiance, in the
northwestern corner of Ohio, and re
turn by Miskingum College, at New
Concord in the eastern part of Ohio.
The team will leave Elon College on
January 18th, and will be away ten
days on this trip before reaching home
again, playing six games. The in
dividual colleges to be met on this trip
are: Hampden-Sidney, at Hampden-
Sidney, Va.; Roanoke College at Salem,
Va.; Definance College, Definance, Ohio;
State Normal College, Bowling Green,
Ohio; and Muskingum College, New
Concord, Ohio. There will be a one
day lay-off between playing dates after
the Roanoke engagement and also a
Sunday Iaj’-aAF thp Morris
The trip in detail is as follows:
January ] 8. — Hampden-Sidney at
January 19.—Roanoke College at
January 20.—No game.
January 21.—Morris Harvey College.
Barboursville, W. Va.
January 2B.—Defiance College, Defi
January 24.—State Normal, Bowling
January 25.—Muskingum, New Con
Frazier and Shuford Star For Cadets.
The Sunday evening service was un
der the direction of the Y. M. C. A. with
Mr. Hurley Shepherd in charge.
The meeting was in the form of an
Open Forum with Prof. Helen Stearns
aa speaker. Her subject was: “How
may we get rid of war?'’ Quite a
decided interest was shown in the ser
vice and many helpful suggestions and
discussion^ were offered.
These Sunday evening services vary
-from Sunday to Sunday; and we ap
preciate the co-operation that is being
given from time to time. Next Sun
day evening. Prof. Velie will give a
Sacred Concert, and we hope an at
tentive audienc> will be present.
Oak Ridge had a new formation that
baffled the Elon Reserves, dfeeating
them 12-0. The Cadets made all of their
gains through the line, as this proved
to be Elon’s weak point, although both
teams seemed to have a powerful at
tack and a weak defense. The Re
serves were outplayed by the Cadets.
Elon gained seven first downs to the
Cadets’ twelve. The consistent gains
of Shuford and the powerful driving of
Frazier were the outstanding features
of the game. F. Jones played an out
standing game for Elon, while Daniels
made yardage through the line for sev-
I eral big gains.
, Elon received the kick-off and Jones
returned for a good gain. Held for
I downs, Elon punted, which was block-
! ed and recovered by the Cadets on the
, eight yard line. Frazier in a powerful
! off-tackle play, carried the ball over
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“THE CHRISTIAN LIFE
ITS PLAN AND PURPOSE”
Dr. Alexander Used Above
Theme For His Sermon Sun
STRIVE TO DO THREE THINGS
Walker, Efird, Branner Play Bril
PoUtz Stellar Light For High Point.
PURPLE PANNTNHNERS 6—ELON 0
Elon College. Nov. 4.—Elon’s aerial
attack fails as High Point emerges a
6-0 victor. The phenomenal passing of
Walker, and the stellar defense work
by Branner and Efird failed to stem
the Purple Tide. Elon had the oppos
ing backs up in the air the entire first
half with their aerial attack and start
led the Panthers by their 80-yard drive
in the last five minutes of play. Snyder,
grabbing an Elon pass back of his goal
line for a touchdown, put an end to
Elon receives to open the game, and
Dofflemeyer fumbles on his three yard
line but recovers and runs the ball back
five yards before being downed. Elon
is held for downs here and High Point
fails in a try for a field goal. Ziegler,
recovers the ball and from here Elon
starts her passing game that so be
wildered the heavy Panthers. Walker
hurling the ball, with Ziegler, Branner
and Dofflemeyer on the receiing end,
accounted for 130 yards. The breaks
were with Hgih Point as Elon was
within scoring distance several times,
but fortune did not favor them. Elon
had edge on the Panthers and outplay
ed them in every stage of the game
during the first half.
Elon kicks to* open the second half,
and High Point starts boring and plung
ing through the Christian line for three
first downs that paved the way for
Politz to go over for the single score of
the game. The playing was even from
this time on until Elon began her
feverish drive in the waning minutes of
the game. The combination of Walker
to Dofflemeyer was good for 25 yards,
which was followed by a 20 yard pass
with Branner on the receiving end.
Snyder, however, intercepted art Elon
pass and averted a Christian score.
Politz continually plunged through
the light Elon line for gains, while
“Kid” Branner covered himself with
laurels on the defense, as he several
times, broke through and threw the
Purple back for losses. Efird also play
ed a stellar, air-tight game at tackle
for the Christians. The game was full
of thrills on account of numerous
The College Ministers Had Vital
President Clyde Foushee Welcomes New
“What shall I do? How shall I do
it?” With these two questions Dr.
Alexander introduced his sermon last
Sunday mo’rning. He answered the first
question by saying that each should
strive to do three things. First, the
individual should strive for personal
salvation. It is right that the instinct
for self-preservation should apply to
spirit as well as to body. Second, the
saved soul should grow. Why try to
take as little and shriveled a person
ality as possible to heaven when spirit-
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The Co’lcgo Minsiterial Association
met in le '•ular ?ession in the chapel at
17:30 P. M., Frilay evening. A word
I of welcome was spoken by President
Clyde Foushee to the new members.
There was an interesting and enjoyable
! quartette sung by Mr. Dofflemyer,
Carl Dollar, Joe French, and G. H.
Veasey. The past of the Association
' and its prospects for a bright future
I were discussed by R. E. Brittle. Mr.
I Silas Madren gave a survey of the local
mission field, telling especially of his
work among the mountaineers. Ray N.
Moses gave a talk on “The Meaning
of a Dedicated Life.” The meeting
was permeated with a fine spirit and
many expressions of interest and enjoy
ment were heard. The Association has
two programs at the Colored
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PRESIDENT HARPER LED IN
TERESTING CHAPEL SERVICE
‘TWO WORDS” WAS SUBJECT
Dr. Harper gave us a fine little chat
Monday morning in chapel on the im
portance of a little word. Dr. Harper
used as material for the chapel ser
vice a chapter from Margaret Slat
tery’s book, “Two Words.” This
chapter gave the s^ory of a girl who
is happily married because she said the
right word at the right time—and it
wasn’t in answer to a proposal either.
After a party Mary and her boy
friend had gone to- ride with two other
couples. They stopped for ice cream
and then planned to go on to another
place. It was late and Mary’s conscl-
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