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Welcome To The Paul Smith’s Winter Carnival Post Woodall, Hail To Their J\ The King & Queen VOL V, No. 7 PAUL SMITH’S COLLEGE, PAUL SMITHS, NEW YORK I March 2, 1951 Hotel Greeters of America Semester Opens With Presented a Junior Charter 18 Neiv Students WINTER CARNIVAL OPENS TONIGHT On Sunday, February 11, 1951, the Hotel Greeters of America pre­ sented a Junior Charter, number nine to the Resort Management students of Paul Smith’s College, Paul Smiths, New York. Led by master chef Don Clukies, the resort students showed an amazing dis­ play of food knowledge by prepar­ ing an excellent buffet dinner for the presentation of the charter in the Paul Smith’s Hotel dining room. A cocktail party preceded the su­ perb banquet of hams, turkeys, lob­ ster a la Newburg, varied types of vegetables, relishes and cheeses, all of which were arranged with expert care. Mr. James Iredale, president of the Hotel Greeters Chapter No. 53 presented the charter to Mr. Bux­ ton, Administrator of the College and Don Reasor, Master of Cere­ monies and acting president of the new chapter. Among the promi­ nent assemblage of guests and -.peakers were: i£r. Thomas Kelly, representative from the New York­ er Hotel, New York City; Mr. Fred­ erick Kury, owner and publisher of the Adirondack Daily Enterprise and Mrs. Downing from Downing and Kanes of Saranac Lake. In charge of the dining room was Bob Thomas who did an excellent job in seeing that things ran smoothly; in the kitchen and no less important w*as Warren Delpit as second chef. Others playing im­ portant roles in the success of the banquet were: Haskell Burland, President of the New Chapter and Arthur Lebow, Secretary. The second semester at Paul Eastern Four - Event Smith’s opened with thirteen new Meet To Be Held students and five \part-tim*>” s»hi- _ , For the first time in the history The five part-time students are of the Eastern Amateur ski Asso. m v es of men previously enrolled at clatlon an E a s t e r n (0U,..event the college. All are taking aca- championship is ^ in g held, spon demlc subjects. Pa^ Smlth.s Co|1 at Frank Gerard, and John LeFeb- j enkin/ Mountaln. vre are important additions to the basketball team while Natalie Bom- This event 1S.one of the suc mai°r bard has become an effective mem- Easter championships to be held ber of the ski team. this year and 016 on,y one in New The complete list is as follows: State, ohn LeFebvre, F r a n k Gerardi, Entries have been sent out to all Paul Postlethwaite, James Mit- colleges, universities and ski clubs chell, Charles Fleig, Edwin Wood- in the East for the event. Fifty to ward, and Roger Donoghue. seventy-five contestants are ex- Also, Gordon Gilbert, Natalie pected to attend. Each contestant Bombard, John Swarthout, Robert must enter all four events in order Bogie, William Warholy and Phelps to compete. Bigelow. The meet should attract many of The \part-time” students- are: the four-event stars from Dart- Donna Williams, Nola Bellows, mouth. Middlebury, New Hamp- Velma Richey, Mim Schaefer, and shire, Vermont, St. Lawrence and Cordilia Clukies. ™ other Eastern colleges. KING and QUEEN TO BE CROWNED TEACHER OF THE WEEK Richard E. Basile SKIERS STAR IN EASTERN COMBINED Bob Thompson and Bob Axtell assisted their coach, Rainbow Wright, in turning in an excellent record for Paul Smith’s at the U.S. Eastern Amateur Cross-country and Jumping combined champion­ ships held at Laconia, New Hamp­ shire on February 16 - 17. Rainbow circled the 3.2 mile loop three times in 1 hour, 15 minutes and 33 seconds to take third in the class A competition. Thompson improved upon Rainbow’s time by ten seconds to take fourth place in class B, while Bob Axtell, in 1 hour, 16 minutes and 28 seconds, took fifth place in the same class. On Sunday, Rainbow tied for third in the class B jump. Total scores for the weekend gave Rain- (continued on page 2) No doubt, all of you have seen a the School of Mines at the Univer- new face among the faculty, name- sity of Missouri, where he took ad- ly, Mr. Richard E. Basile who is vantage of more graduate work, heading the Resort - Hotel Depart- Although Mr. Basile has always ment since Mr. Deitrichson’s de- been interested in the hotel busi- parture. He is a native of New ness in general and as a sideline, he j ------------- York State, having been born in became very much concerned in Buffalo. He later lived in New the Hotel Administration phase York City until he entered college, when he was working for the Wian- Mr. Basile comes from quite an no Club in Cape Cod, Massachu- educational f a m i l y . He is the setts. This was during the sum- youngest of four brothers. One mer seasons of 1947 and 1948. brother is a minister while another This summer Mr. Basile will be is an instructor at Ohio State Uni- gaining more experience in resort versity. A third brother teaches at management while working for a the University of North Carolina large hotel. Mr. Basile has ex- WJtbiu a few hour8 the uours will open to the biggest Winter Carni­ val ever to be held a t Paul Smith’s College. This will be a precedent- setting event in that it will be the first time a ski meet will be held in conjunction with the winter car­ nival. The ski rally will get things un­ der way by featuring an excellent color film of Whiteface Mountain. Mr. James M. Muiry, manager of the Whiteface Ski Area, will be the guest speaker of the evening. Fol­ lowing the film, there will be some group singing and the introduction of the members of the visiting ski teams. During the rally, a panel consisting of five judges will select the couple who will be given the honor of being crowned as King and Queen of the carnival. A charge of 25c per person will be made at the rally. This charge is to cover the coat of the rally as well as the sock dance. Following the rally, the ski torch pageant will be held on the campus ski slope. Immediately afterwards the introductory ceremony and the lighting of the ice statue will take place at the campus ice sculpture. President Buxton will then coron- (continued on page 2) Newman Club Host To Regional Meeting On February 18th our Newman Club played host for the Winter meeting of the Northern Region of Newman Clubs. Members of clubs from Cham­ plain College. Plattsburg State and is a leading authority on South pressed his desire to see every re- Teacher’s College, St. Lawrence American customs, having spent a sort student obtain some sort of University. Clarkson College - Ma- number of years there doing geo- work in hotel work for this sum- lone branch and Paul Smith’s Col- graphy work. Also, Mr. Basile’s mer. To implement this idea, he lege attended the meeting held at lovely wife, Mariette, is a graduate is setting up a placement bureau the Paul Smith’s hotel, of the University of Cincinnati, for the students. As quickly as Guests attending the meeting They were married in 1946. Mr. he receives requests from various were Rev. Arthur Leary, Rev. John Basil’s college career was spent at resorts, Mr. Basile will post a notice McNamara, chaplain of the Clark- Washington and Lee University for those students desiring such son club. Rev. George Whitaker, jobs. Mr. Basile believes the stu- chaplain of St. Lawrence club. Mr. dents should run the hotel with mi- Raymond Valenti, faculty advisor nor supervision, from the manager of Paul Smith’s Club, and Gerald on down. In this capacity they should be quite capable of running Ihe hotel during the summer sea- where he was graduated with a B. A. degree. Until the summer of 1947, Mr. Basile’s interest and work was in the science of geology, mainly aer­ ial mapping. Following his dis­ charge from the Navy in 1943, the son. \It is through this actual ex- new Resort head became a member of the U.S. Geological Survey in perience during the summer sea son,” Mr. Basile has said, \that the Denver, Colorado. For two years I students will gain the necessary his work was centered in the states know-how and confidence that they of Colorado and Montana. He then will need when they enter the field for the occasion by Resort Manage- accepted a position as instructor in upon graduation”. ment students. Bradshaw, faculty advisor of the Clarkson Club. Reports were made on the con­ vention which will be held at Platts­ burg on April 20 - 22. The conven­ tion will bring delegates from col­ leges throughout the state. An excellent dinner was prepared

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