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' f Q ' ' 1 1 1 Ml C ONTENTS PAGE Frontispiece Dedication 4 Editorial Staff 8 Board of Trustees 9 Faculty 10 Senior Poem 15 Senior Class 16 Senior Class History 31 Senior Class Will 33 Junior Class 35 Junior Class Poem 37 Junior Class History 39 Sophomore Class 41 Sophomore Class History 4j Freshman Class 47 Freshman Class Poem " History of the Freshman Class • ' " Irregular Students Applicants for Certificates Calendar, 1910-11 At the German Table Alma Mater Song Stude nt Government Association Officers Executive Committee of Student Government Association Student Government The Heather Child, Poem 2 PACE Young Women ' s Christian Association Officers 67 Young Women ' s Christian Associalion 69 The Aurora 71 Aurora Staff 72 " The Doors ' Closlng " 73 Societies 75 Mnemosynean Literary Society 76 Propylean Literary Society 84 The ■Sophisticating of Nan, S orj; 89 What ' s the Use ? Song 97 Clubs 99 Sigma Delta Phi 100 Complicators 1 02 Bull Dogs 104 Alabama Club 106 Atlanta Club 108 The Sand Lapper— Tar Heel Club 109 Bang-Yu 110 Chattanooga Club Ill South Georgia 112 Pilot Club 113 Week-End Club 114 Glee Club 115 Fire Brigade 116 A Fire Alarm 118 The Greater Agnes Scott 119 The Tacky Wedding 1 23 Athletics 1 25 Athletic Officers 1 26 Hockey Club 127 Tennis Club 128 Baseball Club 130 Senior Basket-Bail Team 131 Junior Basket-Ball Team 132 Sophomore Basket-Ball Team 1 33 Freshman Basket-Ball Team 134 Athletics 135 Grinds 137 To Battercakes 139 Exec 140 Love as it is in this Day of Crushes 141 Everybody Works but the Faculty 142 English C 143 Way Down at Agnes Scott 1 44 To 146 The Eni 149 Directory 151 3 MARY L. CADY, A. B., M. A. (Brpn Mawr, RaJcUff. Vniversihj of Berlin) PROFESSOR OF HISTORY AND GREEK ANNA !. YOUNG PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS, AND ASTRONOMY H, B. ARBUCKLE, M. A., Ph. D. {HampcJen-SiJnev, Johns Hopkins Universily) PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY, BIOLOGY, AND CEOLEGY J, D. M. ARMISTEAD, A. B., Ph. D. {Washington and Lee Universit})) PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH LILLIAN S. SMITH, A. B., Ph. D. (S j,acuse University, Cornell University) PROFESSOR OF LATIN JOHN I. ARMSTRONG, M. A„ B. D. (Hamptlen-SiJney Collage. Union Theological Seminary. Virginia) PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY AND EIELE iipi m SENIOR POEM Willi apologies to Richard H There are gains for all our losses, There are balms for all our pain. But when college years depart There ' s a sadness in each heart. For they never come again. We are stronger, we are better. Under Senior ' s sterner reign. Still we feel that something sweet Now has gone with flying feet. And will never come again. But tho ' earlier years have vanished. And we sigh for them in vain. We press onward and there ' s gladness Which is mingled with our sadness. For we ' ll live in them again. Motto: Faman cxlenJerc faclis SENIOR CLASS Flower: Jacqueminot Rose OFFICERS Colors: Garnet and Gold FIRST SEMESTER President LouiSE Wells Vice-President Adelaide Cunningham Secretary Eleanor Coleman Treasurer . Mary Wallace Kirk SF-COND SEMESTER President TheoDOSIA WiLLlNCHAM Vice-President Geraldine Hood Secretary ADELAIDE CUNNINGHAM Treasurer Mary Lizzie Radford .Mm m Po3t Mary Wallace Kirk MEMBERS LuciLE Alexander Eleanor Preston Coleman Adelaide Louise Cunningham Julia DuPre Geraldine Hood Mary Wallace Kirk Mary Gladys Lee Mary Louise Leech Erma Kitura Montgoiwery Mary Lizzie Radford Charlotte Elizabeth Reynolds Julia Claud Thompson Louise Wells Theodosia Willingham HONORARY MEMBERS Miss Hopkins Miss Cady Dr. Armistead CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH REYNOLDS A. B., M. L. 3., X A ' Come live with me and be my lore. " in all of die. South none fairer is eef Than stalely CharlotSe, hef sociial quetft. JULIA CLAUD THOiMPSON A. B., M. L. S.. 5! A ' f m m " ! ' ?( : ' ' -;i rjjlv ., Oh! there lives here a poel, But the v orld dosen ' t know it; Whenever she looks on the lea, With the great beauty of it, She would fain make a sonnet, And this is ous- own dear Majv f ' !: » ' ' ji . IV ' ADELAIDE LOUISE " CUNNINGHAM A, B., M. L. S, " A rose is sweeSet in the bud than full blown., ' 7C ■ ' i jULlADuPRE .A, B„ P, L.3, i ;; ' -v, sl S ■ ' ' • - HI ■BuH ppy ar.d f BSB P! PiPIIIIPitg at goli lSi;;. !i!c.k and nsibls. Yo« .:. :W uu! h ' ' - in iiuiva Bus Thee, 1 wi ' uiii, ' ' .■ ' ' ;iaiv; i ' Ti-J H ' - , r ' i ' iU i vs Ff-Mi- x : ,,,v M. L. Radfod, A. B., olc! maid, Is pictured here as a spinster ataid; With panots who Latin and German apeak, And cats who nwow in Fv«iicii and Gr . ' r i L ' UCILE ALEXANDER A. B., M. L. S. " Thtj ?icvf! ' ave slose vhs.1: are ac WiA iicbifi ihoHghts, " ' rjio proodly possefsing her Ph. Stiil, a fsisiid of the sick, sweet a 1 A S ' V ' . ' » ' ' ' ' --V ' ' :K nil iiliil m .7 SENIOR CLASS WILL E, the undersigned members of the Class of 1911, having stood the test of years and yet being of sane mind, do hereby bequeath, in the following order, our respective gifts and personal attractions to the members of the Class of 1912, hoping that they may win in the year to come the same glory and renown which has crowned our brilliant career. Art. I. Mary Louise Leech hereby bequeaths to Susette Reusing Joerg her ability at stump speaking, her suffragette inclinations and her Greek Dictionary. Art. n. To the honorable Miss Jannette Newton is given by Miss Mary Gladys Lee her success in pawing the ivory, her prerogative to reprove the Dean, and her nervous but groundless fear of examinations. Art. in. Annie Julia Parazade DuPre wills to Sina White her mathematical turn of mind, her fluency in Spanish, and easily conquered affections. Art. IV. To Ruth Abigail Slack, Louise Jerusha Wells hands over her lovely alto voice, her " tennis " intimacy with the faculty, and her propensity for " snatching up moments. " Art. V. Julia Claud Thompson bequeaths to Tony Antoinette Milner Blackburn her cheerful matrin-onial prospects, her association with the " nobihty " and her host of love-lorn crushes. Art. VI. Theodosia Willingham hands over to Annie Chapin McClane her middy blouses for " Jim, " and further endows her with her acrobatic dexterity and her aspirations to become taller by means of the consumption of raw eggs. Art. VII. Eleanor Preston Coleman leaves to Cornelia Elizabeth Cooper her cowboy ways together with her executive ability and her cannibalistic tendency to eat the last of everybody. Art. VIII. To Nellie Fargason, Adelaide Louise Cunningham hereby bequeaths her silly giggle, her skill in English composition and her housewifely tendencies. Art. IX. Mary Wallace Kirk, otherwise known as President of the Agnes Scott Academy, gives to May Joe Lott her license to wave at the gentlemen of the faculty, and her sentimentality, expressed especially in Love Lyrics. Art. X. Erma Kitura Montgomery hands down to Marie Randolph Mclntyre her love of repose, her mania for Latin and her freedom from restrictions. Art. XL To Carol Laken Stearns, Mary Elizabeth Radford wills her abundant suit of hair and her decided aversion to man. Art. XIL Charlotte Elizabeth Reynolds bequeaths to Frances Gertrude Mayson her leisure moments, her high position in the social world and her " bone-head. " Art. Xin. Geraldine Hood (a la Jerry) gives to Mary Jane Sadler Croswell her dramatic ability, her sylph-like form, and her poetic imagination. Art. XIV. Lucile Alexander wills to Martha Hall her insatiable thirst after French. dp ' urm mimi JUNIOR CLASS Colors: Blue and While Flower: While Rore OFFICERS FIRST SEMESTER President Annie McLane Vice-President Martha Hall Secretary and Treasurer Marie McIntyre SECOND SEMESTER President Martha Hall Vice-President Marie McIntyre Secrelary and Treasurer Ruth Slack Poet Ruth Slacr Hislorlan ANTOINETTE Blackburn Antoinette Blackburn Cornelia Cooper Mary Crosswell Martha Hall Susette Joerc MEMBERS May Joe Lott Fanny G. Mason Marie MacIntyre HONORARY MEMBERS Dr. Gaines Miss Colton Annie McLane Jeanette Newton Carol Stearns SiNA White Ruth Slack Mi te l M W- ' )s. JUNIOR CLASS POEM Age quod agis! Our motto for life; Chosen in fulness and power of our youth. Long ere our strength had been tried. Long ere the waves and the tide Mightily rolled o ' er us, teaching the truth: Few conquer, few even survive in the strife. II We have excelled in each field we have found: Scholarship, tennis, and much besides looks. We are a class dexterously skilled, We are a class which has filled Page after page in our annuals and books ; Yet there arises a doubt in our minds. Have we been true to our motto so good? Gloomily backward we look o ' er the years. Seeing mistakes we have made. Seeing our motto decayed. Searching our hearts through the mist of our tears Wondering if truly we ' ve done what we could. IV Through the dark shadows of doubt there appears Brightly the hope of the year yet unspent: Hope in the strength of our wills, Hope in that faith which fulfils; Strong in the might of our single intent. Conquer we shall all the incoming years. J JUNIOR CLASS HISTORY 0 O tell all the glories of our illustrious class (which tradition says is the duty of 1 the Historian) would take up more room in the Annual than its inexorable staff will allow, or would force us to adopt a serial plan and have our history " continued in our next. " But to give you, O gentle Reader, a cursory view of our glories, past and present, I will say that they, like Gaul, are divided into three parts. We excel, nay we surpass all, in our studies, in art, and in athletics. Who won the laurel wreath when we were little green Freshmen? Echo answers, " The green little Freshman, Cornelia. " To whom did Cornelia yield her palm when we were noisy Sophomores? Echo answers, " To the noisy Sophomore, Annie Chopin. " We have the 39 high average habit now and it would be quite a surprise to see some alien walk off with a scholarship for piano, voice, or art. But I am forgetting the grand third division — athletics. We have not yet yielded our place as basket-ball champions and we star in all other lines as well. Why, I have stretched this out into a regular Sophomore brag, half forgetting that we are Juniors and must put away childish things. It is hard to realize that three years ago Agnes Scott did not know of our existence, and now her heart is nearly bursting with the pride of ownership of such jolly and withal such brilliant Juniors. But the jolly Juniors will soon be no more and the grandest Seniors of all (present company always excepted for the sake of any feelings that might be hurt) will take their places, and you will see our superlative class — the greenest of green Freshman, the noisest of noisy Sophomores, the joUiest of jolly Juniors — developing under our caps and gowns into the most dignified of dignified Seniors. Lessons over and out to the gym With vigor big and " fresh " young There with grace to far surpass The gracefulesl leader of ev ' ry ch A show at the Grand and at Lab a feast. Kept " Freshies " and Juniors till dawn in the east. This year being over, so happy were we Our Mammas and Pappas to greet with glee. 1 1 II. A Period of Proud Condescension (As also told by advertisements) As Sophs in September quite proud and prim. We came back to College with dignified vim; With benevolent purpose and haughty mien. To the Freshies quite lordly we surely did 11- a seem. Early one morning from A. S. C. tank An effigy hung of green-freshman rank; Just before breakfast with many a tear We burned and buried the Freshmen dear! ' :t ' miF- " M r Colors : FRESHMAN CLASS Motto: " Why should I study and make myself mad? " Maroon and Gray Flower: Red Carnalion OFFICERS FIRST TERM SECOND TERM Helen Brown President Louise McNulty Charlotte Jackson Vice-President Marguerite Wells Margaret Read Secretary-Treasurer Mary Champe MEMBERS Margaret Anderson Lottie May Blair Ruth Blue Lucy Bryant Mary Anna Brooks Mary Bradsmaw Mary Brown Helen Brown Mary Champe Theodosia Cobbs Jessie Davis Julia Edmonds Erma Harwell Joyce Henderson Ruth Hicks Mildred Holmes Charlotte Jackson Frances Kell Mary Kelly Linda Miller LlDA MlNTER ZoLLiE McArthur Louise McArthur Ethel McConnell Louise McNulty Emma Pope Moss Florence Munnerlyn Kate O ' Kelly Mary Fittard Margaret Read Essie Roberts Martha Rogers Mary Louise Spurlock Edna Taylor Anna Turner Marguerite Wells Madge White Bertha Wood HONORARY MEMBERS Miss Trebein Miss Young M|_ C C " ' rm FRESHMAN CLASS POEM Freshmen ! poor, afflicted, Cause of ceaseless mirth. What are our stupid errors And endless blunders worth? Did ever simple mortal With eighty-seven of us. More agony live through We could have run the schoo Than we with moistened eyelash Yet meekly we surrendered — That first dread week or two? A most convenient tool. And now that we are wiser. One thing we know is this: We may have been quite stupid. But ignorance was bliss. For since we ' ve gotten fresher What makes the burden harder. Temptation has crept in; What lays the deepest snare While others are permitted. Is the harrowing traditions Whate ' er we do is sin. The Sophomores to us bear. Though, just like love or measles, ' Tis a stage we must live through. Would that we could escape it. Or a remedy we knew ! Yet, Freshmen, come to reason. We form the school ' s foundation Lend me your worthy ears! On us its fame relies; Why all this lamentation. Be not proverbial Freshmen, Why cherish we such fears? But let your deeds surprise. Each Senior was a Freshman Before she honored grew, And some day, little Freshman, You ' ll be a Senior, too. 49 ■crj HISTORY OF THE FRESHMAN CLASS 3 first T is a pity to begin a story with tears, but this is a true story, you know, and must begin with the very first day at college, when you and I were " new girls. " It might have started at the real beginning, when the Freshmen eft home; but that would be the story of more tears and very bitter ones and the mere reminder of that time might prove to-day that the Freshmen did not shed all of their tears, but that there is still an abundant supply left. However, the " old girls " took them in charge and planned such delightful surprises for every hour, that the newness soon wore off. And won ' t you confess now, that you were ready to wipe away homesick tears the very first time one of them took you to " Jaxons? " After that, things progressed in a more business- like manner. The first event of great importance was a class meeting. Don ' t you remember the notice read at supper? — " All regular Freshmen are requested to meet in Miss McKinney ' s recitation room immediately after prayers. " How proud you felt, even though an amused snicker from the older ones did sound over the dining-room. This first meeting was probably not a model of parlia- mentary order, but when the primary object of this meeting is re- membered, there is no wonder that it was not formal. It was called to plan a defensive for the oncoming and seemingly inevitable Freshman-Sophomore fight. Is it to the discredit, then, of the Class of 1914, that the business transacted at its first meeting was of this frivolous nature? No, oh no! They, like the wise virgins that they are, thought it important to be prepared for whatever might happen. It did happen, and with a vengeance at first and Freshmen and Sophomores alike will not soon forget the onslaughts of that night. Who said torn up rooms and pennants 50 " hi.3-. iin down? Who said funeral pyre and funeral procession? Echo answers, " who? " But they haven ' t forgotten. A treaty of peace was made, so the fight is now a thing of the remote past. However, someone has hinted that the classes will still bear watching. There have been other meetings, very important ones, for deciding on colors, flowers, pictures and the class motto. This motto: " Why should I study and make myself mad? " — is surely not entirely typical of the class, but its sentiment does show a certain happy philosophy, characteristic of its girls. I can ' t end this story now by saying they " all lived happily ever after, " because it is a record and, like other history, is in the makmg; in fact it is just begun. But they are going to live happily and only the future can tell what success and joy and glory will be theirs. September 1 4 College opens. 2 1 Rushing begins ! 28 M. L. S., 7; P. L. S., CALENDAR, 1910-11 7 — the die is cast ! Mr. McLean goes shopping with Miss Porter. Miss Gober takes unto herself a wife in the gymnasium, Annie McLane buys middy for " gym " ! Plastering falls. Agnes Scott eats in the Lobby. P. S. G. slides down the banisters. White House becomes the " Presidents Mansion. " Mr. Johnson made coach of baseball. November 4 Ceilings braced. French C had lesson that could be learned in three hours. First cold day Dr. Armistead dons gloves to keep off the " chaps, Novel class begins Pickwick. Kid party in gymnasium — Faculty off dignity. Life-savers needed at A. S. C. — three Seniors f Dr. Armistead is chaperoned to the circus. Pickwick finished. December 2 Tea Room opens. P. L. S. presents " Cricket on the Hearth. " Miss Cady refuses to give photograph for annual Agnes Scott College Glee Club concert. 57 1 2 Mr. Johnson chaperones to ball game. 5 Miss Trebein ' s Christmas tree to the German Club- German songs. 9 Wild rush for home. serenade wi -Battercakes every January 1 3 Examinations ! 15 Miss Sturgis arrives — Battercakes! Spooks appear at A. S. C. — Inman Hall inhabited. Jesse Rambo partial to gentlemen members of faculty- morning! Vice-President of student government reproves the Dean. February 2 Miss Porter and Mr. Johnson sing of Dr. Arbuckle forgets geology class. Agnes Scott Academy Glee Club concert. " Kid Valentine Party " at the Atlanta Y. W. C. A. gymnasium. Lost on the way to Atlanta — Charlotte and Fendley. Adelaide proves that the " longest way round is the shortest way home The Recital that was to be — and was not. love divine " at Y. W. C. A. Dr. Armistead ' s usual Sunday inspection of new buildings. The Annual goes off to-morrow — to-morrow — to-morrow? Alabama Glee Club gives concert at Agnes Scott — Did it pay? " Chunkie " acquires habit of referring to " my little home in West Virginia. 8 P. M. — Miss Cady, the second, sews patiently in the sitting room. 1! :30 P. M. — Miss Cady still serving. A rainy Monday — House-cleaning in R. S. H. Miss Edith leaves no notes in R. S. H. Every one present at Y. W. Choir Rehearsal. 38 rap mm M3M All is quiet — A few visits paid to the woods known as " Fool ' s Paradise. ' Adelaide and Louise use their Senior lamp. Mnemosynean Literary Society presents " As You Like It. " Grand Opera begins in Atlanta. Senior Exams ! This pleasure shared by all. Senior Week with its train of parties and good times. Baccalaureate Sermon. Commencement Day. Graduation — Diplomas, flowers, tears, trunks. A. S. C. is desolate and lonesome. iii wm AT THE GERMAN TABLE ■■■1 ALK about being a foreigner in a foreign land ! It cannot be one-half so bad I as to be a foreigner in your own land. To be in the midst of plenty and yet want — that is an exact expression of what it means to sit at the German table. All around at other tables sit gay, unconcerned people talking English with never a thought for that desert spot where " nur Deutsch, bitte, " is the rule. The dining-room seems a paradise and this place so far removed that tears involuntarily start to the eyes of the lonely one, who, far from her own table and friends, is as a stranger in a strange land. Now and then the lonely one essays a few words, only to be met with the informa- tion that she has gotten her participle wrong, or that her adjectives have no case endings. Savagely she shuts her mouth, and inwardly vows (in English) that so long as she lives she will never utter another word of German. Once upon a time she liked this language, now — yet perhaps it is best not to speak of it. The lonely one silently applies herself to a bad dinner, and feels within her heart of hearts that Fate is against her. Behold! Not even the consolation of silence is afforded her. From the head of the table comes the call, " Fraulein! Fraulein! " spoken in a commanding voice, and Fraulein obediently turns her attention to the head of the table. " Sprechen sie auf Deutsch, Fraulein. Sprechen sie viel, viel! " " Yes ' m, " Fraulein mutters. " Ach, aber Deutsch! " comes to her ears. " Yes ' m, " she answers and relapses into silence. On the other side of Fraulein the girl who has had so many years of German and who speaks it with such lightning-hke rapidity, turns to her and begins an animated dis- course on something. Fraulein can ' t make out just what she is saying. She ends it by asking a question, the substance of which the lonely one has not the slightest comprehen- sion. What should she answer? Mentally designating her fork as " nein " and her spoon as " ja " she counts, " My mamma told me to take this one. " The spoon gets it. " Ja, " she answers to the girl, praying that she has not said anything very terrible. 60 % ' mm v - ' -.Vv nr " Horen sie wie gut dieses Fraulein versteht! " the girl says to the head of the table, and together they beam on the lonely one. A glow comes around her heart, and she feels pleas ed with the world again. Secretly, she pats the spoon that was " ja. " After all, she concluded, German isn ' t so bad as long as you have a spoon and fork to count on. S. B. GOBER, ' 11. m m T fg Sjammmr- A i»« " 5i t B ALMA MATER SONG When far from the reach of thy sheltering arms. The band of thy daughters shall roam, Still their hearts shall enshrine thee, thou crown of the South, With the memory of youth that has flown. Dear guide of our youth. Whose spirit is truth. The love of our girlhood is thine. Alma Mater, whose name we revere and adore. May thy strength and thy power ne ' er decline. Agnes Scott, when thy campus and halls rise to mind. With the bright college scenes from our past. Our regret is that those years can ne ' er return more. And we sigh that such joys could not last. Where ever they are. Thy daughters afar Shall bow at the sound of thy name. And with reverence gives thanks for the standard that ' s thine. And the noble ideal that ' s thy aim. And when others besides us thy portals shall throng, Think of us who have gone on before. And the lesson that ' s graven deep into our hearts Thou shalt ' grave on ten thousand and more. Fair symbol of night. The purple and white. Which is purity without a stain. Knowledge, shall be thy shield and thy fair coat of arms, A record without blot or shame. 62 STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION OFFICERS Lleanor Coleman, President Gladys Ltf, Vice-President Annie McLane, Secretary Ruth Slack, Marshal EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION Eleanor Coleman President Gladys Lee Vice-President Annie McLane Secretary Ruth Slack Marshal SENIOR CLASS REPRESENTATIVES Mary Wallace Kirk Julia DuPre JUNIOR CLASS REPRESENTATIVES May Joe Lott Janette Newton SOPHOMORE CLASS REPRESENTATIVES Eleanor Pinkston Lily Joiner FRESHMAN CLASS REPRESENTATIVES Charlotte Jackson Theodosia Cobbs m V ' •,?Sf STUDENT GOVERNMENT ■■H HE Student Government Association at Agnes Scott was organized in the ■ 11 Spring of 1906, and so successful was its experimental year that not the slightest question of its fitness and ability to perform the work of governing the college students has ever been raised. Its organ is the executive committee, consisting of a president and vice-president, elected f rom the Senior Class; a secretary and marshall, elected from the Junior Class; and eight representatives elected from the four college classes. This organization is of inestimable value in molding the thoughts and habits of the girls who come here to college. It places a girl on her own responsibility, just as the citizen of a state is placed. Each student has a voice in the election of those who are to make and enforce the laws by which she shall be governed. Furthermore, the foundation of the whole system is personal honor, and its tendency is to make this element a very definite one in the life of its members. y2 YOUNG WOMEN ' S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OFFICERS Marv Wallace Kirk, President Ruth Slack, Vice-Presidenl Adelaide Cunningham, Secretary Eleanor Coleman, Trea nr OL YOUNG WOMEN ' S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION ■■ HE Young Women ' s Christian Association was organized in 1 906, and since I I that time has steadily grown in strength and influence with the student body. % l Its successive presidents have been: Miss Sara Boals, Miss Maud Hill, Miss Margaret McCallie, Miss Irene Newton, and Miss Mary Wallace In I 908 the association assumed half the support of an Agnes Scott alumna who is a missionary in China, and still continues this noble work. The quick and enthusiastic response with which the appeal for this undertaking was met revealed a genuine and widespread interest in missionary work. The influence of the Y. W. C. A. in upholding the standard of Christian life is very great. Under its auspices four Bible Study Classes and four Mission Study Classes are conducted; and its varied committee work draws a large number of students into active Christian service. The influence of such an organization, however, should not be judged by tangible results only; much of the help it gives to the college life is uncon- sciously received and does its work silently but none the less powerfully. p ' Mil ill mr " THE DOORS ' CLOSING! 3N the realm of Agnes Scott there is a certain law in force that sounds something like this: " Whosoever shall be too lazy, too forgetful, or merely too unfortu- nate to reach the ' happy feeding ground ' before the doors leading thereinto are closed, that unfortunate one shall enter only at the peril of losing her fair name and having her honor smirched. " If one be guilty of such an offence, she is summoned before the Dean, and woe unto any self-respecting citizen that is summoned before the Dean. All vestige of self- respect is lost in that interview ! The offending one comes forth with the firm conviction that she is not fit to associate with the worms of the field, and in her heart there is the strong determination that, since she has been fortunate enough to obtain forgiveness this time, never again will she be guilty of such an offence. Therefore, the idea of going in after once these massive portals have been closed, being eliminated, thus the proposition is narrowed to " Beat the doors or no breakfast! " The word breakfast is used in preference to dinner or supper, first because it has the particular merit of batter-cakes and the pain of missing it is therefore greatly increased; and secondly because breakfast is the only meal for which so many difficulties have to be overcome. From sleep, sweet sleep, the fair one is rudely awakened by the ringing of a bell, sometimes the first breakfast bell, but more often the last. A blessing it is, that the last bell rings for five minutes. At the end of that five minutes, the alarm is started by some one who h s been stationed to watch, and the cry goes up from all sides, " The doors ' closing! " " The doors ' closing! " Oh, the magic power in that sentence! In the language of to-day, the word " Sesame " is not in it when it comes to the cry of the " doors ' closing. " On all sides doors fly open and girls clad in various and sundry articles and various and sundry degrees come flying or stumbling out as the case may be, making a mad rush to get down stairs before George — the " Dragon of the gate " — finishes closing the dining-room doors. 73 m Look at that girl, carrying her dress in her hand! Can she get there? Just watch and see. She puts her dress over her head going down the steps, slaps at the top and bottom hooks, slips into a sweater and — strolls in as if she had been dressed for a half hour. Another girl is frantically buttoning every other button on her shoes, while another is tying a ribbon around her streaming hair. One and all, however impossible it may seem, after the desperate effort under the rallying force of " the doors ' closing " walk serenely into the dining-room, with the joyous feeling of a conqueror; and as they sit down the thought of batter cakes recurs to their minds with a blissful feeling of satisfaction. Hi ftp OFFICERS FIRST TERM President LouiSE Wells Vice-President Mary Wallace Kirk Secretary Gladys Lee Corresponding Secretary Annie Chapin McLaNe Treasurer May Joe Lott Critic IVIary Leech Censor Annie Webb Librarian Adelaide Cunningham SECOND term President Charlotte Reynolds Vice-President LiLA Smith Secretary Annie ChapIN McLanE Corresponding Secretary Mary Lizzie Radford Treasurer Fendley Glass Critic Eleanor Pinkston Censor • Julia Thompson Librarian Adelaide Cunningham i| mi M3f m life nr ' iJOL »lt liliki m %M ILitrrarp otiftp ter fttt i iMi i i THE SOPHISTICATING OF NAN I AN, half sitting, half lying in the Monis chair, nibbled her chocolates con- tentedly. She looked with half-open eyes at Marjory, writing letters at the little desk in the corner. " It is fortunate for poor mother that she has you, Marjory, " she remarked. " You are so good about being piloted along through a social career. Don and I are very nice in our way, I suppose, but our way isn ' t as you and mother would have it. Oh, well, I shall lay every bit of the blame on Don ; he is older than I am anyway, and he led me from the social path that mother and you had planned for me. " Marjory, rather pretty, and rather plump, altogether correct in every detail, stared with open disapproval at her sister. " Well, Nan, I think you are very foolish. When you came home from college last spring, we were going to give you a beautiful debut party in the fall. You are the prettiest one in the family, and we had planned it and taken so much interest in what we would do for you, when h ere you flew ofl at this tangent and refused to go out at all, except with a very few of Don ' s special friends, and some of these infants you have picked up around here who play golf and tennis, and skate well. Don is a man, and if he chooses to give society the cut direct it is his own affair, but it is too silly for you to undertake to do everything he does. I call it pure ingratitude for you to behave this way. " " I know, Marjory, dear, I have heard all of that before, but I ' ve had a dandy time here at home all winter, just doing exactly as I please. I ' ve had a much better time than you have. " Nan threw her arms over her head and yawned. " Anyway, I ' m glad I don ' t have to go to that dinner at the Marches ' this evening; it would bore me to death. " The telephone at Marjory ' s elbow rang. She took down the receiver. " Hello. " " Oh, Mrs. March. " " You ' re in a scrape about this evening? " " Who? " " Oh, yes, my little sister. " 89 »!! -.i )yv »«! M ; There was a long speech at the other end of the Hne during which time Marjory speculatively surveyed her " httle sister. " She was lying back in the Morris chair, slim, hthe, with an almost boyish figure, staring in front of her from under straight, dark brows. " Why she isn ' t at home right now, Mrs. March, but I know she will be de- lighted to go. " Nan sat up with a jerk. " Look here, Marjory, am I the subject of all that? " " Hush, Nan, I can ' t hear. Yes, indeed, I ' ll just accept it for her. Who did you say you had put her with? " " Oh, yes. I know she will be delighted. Good-bye. " Nan was leaning on the desk, indignation in every feature. " Call Mrs. March up right this minute, Marjory, and tell her I am not going. " " Now, Nan, be reasonable, " Marjory laughed nervously. " You see, Mrs. March is in a hole about this; there is an extra man coming that she had not counted on, and she must have another girl. " " Well, I am not here to pull her out of holes. What is Mrs. March to me? " " How selfish of you! " " I didn ' t think you would tell a story about it, either; I ' m not going to that party, Marjory. " " Nan, it was a case of necessity. I am very anxious for you to go, and I knew you wouldn ' t want to if you talked to her yourself. She said Mr. Havisham was going to take you in to dinner. It is too cruel for you to speak that way about Mrs. March, when she is a special friend of mine, and she said so many lovely things about you to me over the ' phone. She said you were so pretty and attractive that you would be an ornament to the occasion — but you don ' t deserve for me to tell you any more. " Well, it was very nice for her to say that — but I ' m not going. " Marjory resumed her letter-writing at the desk, but she kept one eye on her sister. Nan stared gloomily out of the window for several minutes, then she tried to read a magazine which was lying on the table. At last she threw it down and bit viciously into a chocolate. mn " Marjory, I think you are the meanest thing I ever saw to get me into this. Who did you say was going to take me in? " " Mr. Havisham — Cyril Havisham. " " I ' ve never even met him. Does he ever come here? " " Yes. You have never met more than about six of my friends, you know. When- ever any one is here, you and Don always retire to the upper part of the house. He is as nice as he can be. Nan; has the reputation of being a lady-killer. He is so different from the boys you have been used to going with, that I know you will like him, if only for the change. " " But what will I talk to him about? I will be frightened to death. Does he play golf? " " No, he never touches golf or tennis, and he doesn ' t skate or do any of those things. He says he would have to be over his ears in love with a girl before he could get up enough energy to play with her. But we could plan what to talk about beforehand. " " All right, then, you pretend like you ' re the lady-killing Cyril, and I ' ll be Miss Nan Holmes. " " Well, let ' s see, what will he be likely to say? Oh, yes, he ' ll say, ' How do you like being out of school. Miss Holmes? ' " " I don ' t like it at all. It is so much more fun to be there with all of the girls — " " How perfectly horrid! For the reputation of the family. Nan, say something better than that. " " Oh, it is perfectly charming to be at home. I never felt like I really knew mother and dear Marjory before this year. " " That ' s splendid. ' I believe your sister told me that you would make you this winter? ' " No, I ' m not going — " " Can ' t you be a little more mild? " " Certainly, I can be anything. ' I really don ' t know, I haven ' t decided yet. say that, I ' ll have to cross my fingers. " " It ' s a perfectly inane remark anyway, I hope you won ' t say it. " 9i " What if he doesn ' t say any of these things? Wouldn ' t it be perfectly horrible if he shouldn ' t? " " He will, though; at least, he will be likely to. I don ' t know what elese he might start. Oh, of course he will speak of the weather; how could I have for- gotten that? " " Yes, I think I could intelligently discuss the weather in all its different phases without a rehearsal. But, Marjory, if there is an awful break in this unusually interest- ing stream of talk what under the sun am I to say? So far I have only answered his questions, you know. " " Why, " Marjory looked about vaguely, as if seeking inspiration, until her glance rested on the bookcase. " Why — er — talk about books. " Nan stood up. " Thank you, " she said, " you have certainly helped me. I shall ask him, like a thunderbolt out of a clear sky, if he has read George Eliot ' s latest. " She looked out of the window, her back toward Marjory. She was laughing. " Marjory, I haven ' t said I would go to your old party yet, but I will, on one condition. That is if you will let me wear that string of pearls mother gave you the other day. " Marjory gasped. " O Nan! I have never worn them myself yet. " " I know it. But I adore those pearls. " " Well, take them then, " she sighed. Nan smiled — like a cherub, and nibbled a chocolate. II Nan stood by the wmdow with Marjory for a moment before dinner. " I ' ll be even with you yet for getting me into this. I can ' t for the hfe of me remember one syllable of the conversation we rehearsed, and I memorized it word for word too. I hope the great Cyril isn ' t a very vicious-looking creature ; if he will only start me off right, maybe I can go on like a graphophone and remember. " " O Nan, dear, you look too lovely in that dress, it suits you exactly. I thought at first that you needed more of an evening dress, but this is informal — and you ' re so young. 92 T 4! M Don ' t be afraid; if you forget what we decided would be the proper things to say just talk about anything in that line, you know. I don ' t suppose you will say anything very dreadful. Here is Mr. Havisham, now, coming across the room with Mrs. March. He stood before them, tall, with fair hair and blue eyes — wide-open blue eyes — and was presented. When he had spoken the usual commonplaces to Nan, he turned to Marjory with a smile " And how are you to-night? I want to talk to you after dinner, if those other people will not monopolize you too much. I never can get a word with you. " At that moment dinner was announced. He led Nan in, and sat beside her, his head towering above hers. Nan looked doubtfully at his clearly defined profile out of the corner of her eye. He was so much taller, so much broader, so much larger in every way than she had expected, that he made her feel small. She had never felt small before, and she did not like the sensation — it took away her self-confidence, even the little that had remained She tasted her oysters. How she would have enjoyed them last winter, during her boarding-school days! It was so different now. Something must be said. The fatal moment had come, she was alone with this man, this strange man who would not speak — alone in a crowd. If she had really been alone with him she thought she might have found something to say, but she had a queer feeling that e ery one was watching her. She knew that Marjory and Mrs. March were. At last he turned toward her, and smiled. He had a nice smile, but Nan hated him for it " He thinks I ' m nothing but an infant without an idea in my head, " she said to herself " It is true, too, I haven ' t an idea. " " How do you like being out of school. Miss Holmes? Have you had a nice time this winter? " Nan heaved a sigh of relief. At last, and it was exactly the right thing ! She met Marjory ' s eyes and smiled contentedly. " Yes, I have had a lovely time here at home, doing as I please, and Marjory and mother have been so good to me. But I do miss every one at school. " 93 rap m I IM " You graduated last year? " " Yes. Oh, I would go back if I could. " " I thought your sister told me you would make your debut this winter. " " No. " Nan felt that it was wiser to be silent about that, even at the risk of stop- ping the conversation, since Marjory had expressed herself so strongly on that point. The conversation lagged. " Isn ' t this weather splendid? " " Yes. " Nan stifled a hysterical giggle. It had rained the day before. There was a pause ; it lengthened into a silence. The soup plates were taken away and the fish was brought in. Then came the horrible break in the conversation which Nan had feared. She glanced around wildly. Marjory was talking gayly to two men. Well, she was not like Marjory; she would not have wanted to talk to the man on her left even if she could. She looked at him; he was bald and wore glasses, and talked spasmodically to the lady beside him. She glanced at Mr. Havisham. He looked politely bored. Nan made a desperate plunge. " Have you — er — " she remembered what she had said about George Eliot ' s book, and smiled at him. He liked the smile; there was something so frank, almost childlike, about it. " Have you golfed much, or skated, lately? " She was on her own ground now, anyway. " No, I have never taken much interest in those things, though I think they are fine for one. I suppose it is because I am too lazy. Horrible fault, isn ' t it? Your sister tells me that you devote most of your time to out-door sport. " Yes, I like it so much better than anything else I could do. He leaned toward her. " Miss Holmes, why don ' t you go out with your sister more? We are not such a stupid lot as you think. You could stop it afterwards, if you wanted to, but I think you might give us a trial; you are hardly fair, you know. " Nan looked at him with terrified eyes. " Oh, you mustn ' t say that. " " What? " m He would think she was an idiot. She laughed. " We didn ' t know you were going to say that. " " What do you mean? Who? " " Well, you see — I ought not to tell you, it is too absurd — I didn ' t want to come at all to-nig ht, but Marjory had accepted the invitation for me. And I had no idea what you were like, or what to say to you, so Marjory and I made up what I should talk to you about, and we never thought of your saying that. You had done beautifully up to that last question, " she smiled at him again. Cyril Havisham looked first utterly astonished, then he laughed. He laughed so long and so loud that some one across the table wanted to hear the joke. At last he turned again to Nan. " But you can answer that without your sister, can ' t you? " " Certainly I can. But they would think it horrid for me to say it. " " I won ' t think it is horrid. " " Well, then, it is simply because I don ' t want to. I think it is dreadfully stupid to do nothing but play bridge, and go to dinners and dances, and make calls. I had rather be perfectly free to go only with the people I really like, even if some of them are ' infants, ' as Marjory calls them. If I led the life Marjory leads I would not have time for the things I like now. " Marjory looked across at Nan several times; they were talking all the time. Cyril Havisham looked anything but bored; indeed, he looked vastly more entertained than she had ever seen him look before. As the women rose to leave the fable, Havisham detained Nan. " And you will really let me go skating with you in the morning? " " Of course. " " What time shall I come over? " Nan considered a moment. " I may as well ' do it up brown, ' " she thought, " and it will be such fun to te Marjory. " Then aloud, " At half-past six o ' clock. I always skate before breakfast. " He watched her as she left the room. " I ' ll be there — Circe. " • E. ToWERS. WHAT ' S THE USE? Very wise and learned folks this maxim I ' ve heard speak — " School days are the happiest " — their Brains must have a leak — Trying strenous college life for Quite a lonesome while. Makes you really wonder if there ' s Ayiything worth while. Working fifteen hours a day, and Living on hard tack. Hearing dry statistics all about The Nation ' s lack. Makes the crying need of all the Ages seem to be Ought to be some mighty changes Out at A. S. C. What ' s the use of grinding knowledge No-one ever sees? If we ever graduate, we do it by " Degrees. " What ' s the use of gomg to breakfast When you ' re always late? What ' s the use of boys hanging round The campus gate? What ' s the use of doing all these mighty Stunts in crams If you use a pony, he will throw You on exams. Biggest freaks are always those Who think they know a lot So what ' s the use of wasting time Out here at Agnes Scott? Chorus — For What ' s the Use in learning forty- ' leven lessons If to-morrow brings still more? Oh what ' s the use in people ' s using Concentration when study ' s such a bore? Oh what ' s the use in always turning In at ' leven, if alarm clock rings at four? With higher education And ten hour recitation As a pleasant recreation. What ' s the use? 97 n I What ' s the use of going to Wiley ' s When you ' ve got no dough? Or being asked to parties, where They know you have no beau? What ' s the use of going to town? Restrictions follow fast! What ' s the use of being good? Exec. Gets you at last! What ' s the use of breathing, when this Life is such a strain? What ' s the use of always singing With the same refrain? What ' s the use of coming here and Trying to make hits? When we wake to-morrow, for our Breakfast ther ' ll be grits? Chorus — Olivia R. Bogacki, Alabama Lucy L. Bryant, Georgia LiDA R. Caldwell. Arkansas Mary S. Croswell, South Carolina RoBiNA Gallagher, Alabama Ruth McElmurray, Georgia Charlotte E. Reynolds, Georgia Carol L. Stearns, Georgia Helen L. Speer, Virginia Julia C. Thompson, Georgia Wynelle Varnedoe, Georgia ThEODOSIA WiLLlNGHAM, ' 11 Mar]e MacIntyre, ' 12 susette joerg, ' 12 Nellie Fargason, ' 12 SiNA " White, ' 12 Ruth Slack, ' 12 BULL DOG CLUB MEMBEF S Martha Hall, ' 12 Louise Van Dyke, ' 14 Essie Roberts, ' 14 Mary Champe, ' 14 Margaret Read, ' 14 Hannah Prater, ' 14 Mary Louise Spurlock, Agnes Jones, ' 14 Anna Colquitt, ' 14 GussiE O ' Neal, Special Edna Taylor, ' 14 1 fer ALABAMA CLUB President LlLA Smith Treasurer Charlotte Jackson MEMBERS Bertha Adams Pineapple Ruth Blue Union Springs Olivia Bogacki Montgomery Mary Bradshaw : Birmingham Kate Clark Monig ' Theodosia Cobb3 Mob Julia DuPre Atlai Mary Enzor Troy LoRENDA Farley Tuscumbia RoBiNA Gallagher Edlena Gillespie Madison Fendley Class Mob Mary Harris Mobile Grace Harris Mobile Erma Harwell Opelika Charlotte Jackson Tuscumbia Helen Keiser Birmingham Mary Wallace Kirk Tuscumbia LiDIE MlNTER Tyler Julia Nuzum Tuscaloosa Kate Perry Birmingham Hazel Rogers Panol LiLA Smith Prattvi! Julia Pratt Smith Prattville Mary Spence Gadsden Laura Mel Towers Birmingham Effie Jean Varner Opelika Bertha Wood Montgomery 106 mmm ATLANTA CLUB Antoinette Blackburn Fannie G. Mayson Sarah Skinner Rebie Harwell Florence Smith Allie Candler Mary Harlee Julia Edmunds Carol Stearns Maggie Moore Elizabeth Dunwoody Eva Wurm Katie Calhoun Bernice Stone Evelyn Hubert m THE SAND LAPPER-TAR HEEL CLUB Motto: 1 would rather laugh and grow fat than Colors Lmht Blue and White look solemn and lust Flower Forget-me not Place or Meeting, ' nywhere Favorite Song Time of Meeting Wherevei Louise can be I m going crazy. found Don ' t you want to go loo " MEMBERS Margaret N. Anderson, N C Nell McLeon N C Louise Sloan, S C Lottie May Blair, N C Mary Lawson LiNk, S C Motto: Don ' l lake youiself so seriously Colors: Chocolale and Cream Meeting Time: When nobody ' s busy Meeting Place: No. 16 R. S. H. Theodosia Cobbs Mary Harris Margaret Brown Frxnces Kelu Charlotte Jackson Marguerite Wells Grace Harris Gertrude McDowell HI fi: Meeting Place: Under the pines among the palmetloes Colors: Red and Green Emblem: Wiregrass Motto: " Don ' l kick until you are spurred " MEMBERS Martha Hall May Joe Lott Ruth Hicks Nell DuPre Florence Munnerlyn Louise McNulty Louise McArthur Wynelle Varnedoe Nellie Fargason Bessie Standifer Margaret Roberts Annie Schroeder Anna Colquitt Agnes Jones Alma Roberts Gladys Huff !12 GLEE CLUB Charlotte Jackson Accompanist GussiE O ' Neal Leader Louise Wells Treasurer Miss Porter D ' ' ' = ' ° ' - FIRST SOPRANOS SECOND SOPRANOS Esther Jordan Martha Willis Zelma Allen Alma Roberts Anna Colquitt Hazel Rogers Theodosia Willincham Florence Montgomery LiLA Smith Lucy Bryant Ethel McConnell Eleanor Pinkston Julia Nuzum Sadie Goeer FIRST ALTOS SECOND ALTOS GussiE O ' Neal Julia Pratt Smith Margaret Brown Louise Wells Miss Elcridge Lida Caldwell dllf ' FIRE BRIGADE Ruth Slack. Captain LiLY Joiner First Lieutenant SusETTE JoERG Chief of Brigade BRIGADE SECOND FLOOR, SOUTH WING Mary Leech Lieutenant Martha Hall and Ethel McConnell .Firemen EAST WING Mary Enzor Lieutenant Marie MacIntyre and Theodosia Willingham Firemen WEST WING Sadie Gober Lieutenant Helen Brown and Lavalette Sloan . . .Firemen third floor, south WING Louise McNulty Lieutenant Hannah Frater and Anna Turner . . . .Firemen , I EAST WING •S ' kk; I Lila Smith Lieutenant Julia Pratt Smith and Kate Clarke . . .Firemen f Vu ' " WEST WING Essie Roberts Lieutenant Grace Harris and Theodosia Cobbs . . . .Firemen W- w Scene: A long hall poorly illumined by one dim electric light. Rows of trunks may be seen lining either wall of the three corridors which meet at the light. Outside a north wind is blowing; inside all is still except for an occasional faint whisper. The city clock m the distance strikes eleven. Slowly a figure appears from the black shadows of the corridor on the left. It is a young girl wrapped in a long coat. Quietly she walks under the light and goes to a flight of stairs w hich lead to an upper story. She stops at the foot and reaches out for a wire hidden in the dark shadows. She pulls this vigorously several times. The loud clang of an alarm breaks the night silence, and reluctantly a motley throng of kimono ' d figures assembles under the light. — A throng whose variegated raiment would rival Joseph ' s coat, and who have no equal in the hair-dressing line. The captain orders the lieutenants to march their men down the stairs, and as they pass by she can hear murmurs of " I ' m so cold! " or " I ' ll get even with you for making me come out this cold night! " She then turns to the fire brigade, who are slinging extinguishers and other imple- ments of war in all directions: " The fire is in No. 17! " And away the chief rushes with her men. Extinguishers are flourished and buckets jostled up and down. " Say, I think your men need a little cold water on their eyes more than the fire does! " A laugh ensues and the brigade runs down the hall to put their apparatus away, while the rescued throngs come up the steps angrily murmuring. Their receding footsteps are followed by the imperative " Sh-sh-sh " of the hall president. So drops the curtain on the fire brigade. Ruth Slack. THE GREATER AGNES SCOTT all O the Class of 1910 fell the honor of announcing through the SILHOUETTE of that year the successful outcome of the famous campaign of November, 1909, carried through so triumphantly by the citizens of Atlanta and Decatur, for the development and endowment of the " Greater Agnes Scott. " If -we of 1911 envied them their opportunity then, we all the more appreciate our privilege now of putting on record the first tangible results of that great movement, — a movement in which we like to feel that we had a real, if not a financially great, part. We count ourselves peculiarly fortunate to have been here during this period of unprecedented growth; to have seen the beginning and the completion of the three splendid new buildmgs opened in 1911; and to have welcomed with eager interest the increase of the faculty and the broadening of the curriculum; to have seen, in short, what we earnestly believe to be but the commencement of the great era of expansion upon which our Alma Mater is now entering. We wish, therefore, to claim and set apart a few pages of the SILHOUETTE of 1911 in honor of " The Greater Agnes Scott. " And first, we will record in brief descriptions our impressions of the new buildings. THE JENNIE D. INMAN HALL This building is the gift of our beloved friend, " Atlanta ' s First Citizen, " Mr. Samuel M. Inman, being a memorial to his deceased wife. It is impressive in its architecture, and is especialy harmonious as a companion dormitory hall to our old favorite abode, Rebekah Scott Hall. Those of us who love " R. S. H. " (and who does not?) are glad to note the same beautiful mission oak panelling in the new lobby, hallways, reception rooms, and stairways; and we feel that Inman Hall is to prove a formidable future rival of Rebekah Scott in popularity. Its commanding presence on the east side of the campus has completely changed old familiar scenes; and we sometimes wonder if we are dreaming, or if the " Arbuckle House " and the tennis courts have really been swept out of knowl- edge and so replaced. 1)9 Standing on the south side of the Quadrangle, upon the former site of " West Lawn, " is the new Library, beautiful without and within, — " a joy forever. " When we were first allowed to step under the massive stone archway and pass through the marble-tiled vestibule into the main reading-room, we realized the substantial meaning of " Greater Agnes Scott " more forcefully than ever before. The graceful columns, supporting the gothic arches of the lofty oak-beamed ceiling; the long muUioned windows, almost ecclesiastical in effect; the exquisite panelling; the great fireplaces and mantles; all unite to produce an atmosphere typically scholastic and wonderfully satisfying. Nor has beauty alone been studied in the construction of the building; everything speaks of utility as well. There is an alluring magazine room, and there are dehghtful little private studies whose low ceilmgs and leaded windows combine to spell " coziness " in every detail; while the abundant wall shelves of the main hall, and the gallery stack space for over twenty thousand books, remind us that this is a Carnegie library, having its own special endow- 120 Few colleges for women have the sciences better provided for than has Agnes Scott in the new Lowry Science Hall. In its four-square architectural solidity it stands as verily for the practical culture of Science as does the more graceful Library Hall for the aesthetic culture of Letters. It is a splendid workshop, destmed, under the newly reorganized curriculum, to swarm with activity in all the departments which it is to house. Lecture-rooms and laboratories for Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Geology occupy its four stories. There are store-rooms galore, photographic dark-rooms, a beautiful vivarium, a sky-lit geological museum, besides many other details beyond the compre- hension of those of us who have labored through our scientific courses in the old Science Hall, whose appointments seem now so meager by comparison. This building is named in honor of Colonel and Mrs. Robert J. Lowry, of Atlanta, who have perpetually endowed it in memory of their son, Edwin Markham Lowry. But these material additions to our plant are by no means all that we of 1911 have the honor of recording. True to its policy of constant advance in educational lines, Agnes Scott has moved forward within the year proportionately in the reorganizing and broadening of the curriculum. Two professors have been added to the Departments of Physics and Biology respectively, and one to the Department of History and Sociology; the Department of Bible and Philosophy has been placed upon a separate endowment basis, " The George W. Scott Memorial Foundation; " two entirely new Departments have been created. Theoretical Music and Home Economics; while new instructors have been added to various departments. Probably no other Southern college can show so great progress within so short a period. The recounting of these improvements makes our hearts burn with pride and with regret: pride in an Alma Mater so glorious, and regret that we must pass out from her halls just at the dawn of her greater era. But we shall watch her progress with joy ; and as the years go by, we know that we shall see her ideals of life and her standards of scholarship dominant throughout our beloved Southland. M ite " Are you going to the wedding? " " No. " " Why not? " " Haven ' t anything to wear. " Have you ever heard the foregoing answer to the foregoing question? Maybe so and maybe not. At any rate, it had no place in the conversation prevalent before the wedding which took place Saturday night, November twenty-first, nineteen hundred and ten, in the Agnes Scott Gymnasium- This conversation sounded rr.o: e like th:s: " Going to the wedding? " " Yeah. " " What you going to wear? " " Haven ' t decided yet, but do you think a coffee-colored lace waist with a blue linen skirt, tan stockings and black shoes would do, with a red bandanna around my waist and a pink bow at my neck? " and so an interesting discussion would ensue, a dis- cussion of colors and contrasts and combinations. As you may have already guessed, the eventful and much discussed wedding was a tacky wedding, with tacky observers, tacky decorations, tacky pianist, tacky soloist, tacky participants and — far be it from me to ever sap such a thing, but a tacky bride ! The soloist gowned charmingly in Paris ' best purple and red lace, with a coiffeur wonderfully original and — startling — rendered most touchingly that tenderest of songs, " I Love You Truly. " And then followed those lovely, but nerve-racking, strains of Mendelssohn, and following the strains of Mendelssohn, the bridal party! Maybe the preacher was im- pressive; the bride, happy; the groom, proud; the bridesmaids, beautiful; the grooms- men, handsome, and the flower girls cute — " maybe they were, but I doubt it. " After the s-w-e-e-t ceremony, in which the groom was betrothed to the bride as " crush " for life, and rash promises about darning and getting up laundry and " Jaxon treats " were taken and given, the wedding ended in a grand march — a grand finale if vou prefer the word — in which the tacky observers joined. rfkm dim ATHLETIC OFFICERS Theodosia WlLLlNCHAM, President Sadie Goeer, Vice-PresiJent Hannah Frater, Secretary-Treasurer TENNIS CLUB LOUISE VAN DYKE, President MEMBERS Hazel Rogers Bessie Thomas Madge White Julia Pratt Smith Eleanor Coleman Erma Montcemery Zelma Allen Grace Harris Ruth Hicks Mary Piftard Alla B. Carmichael Louise McArthur Louise McMillan Annie Webb May Joe Lott Annie McClain Agnes Honseal Florence Munnerlyn Mary Wallace Kirk Louise McNulty Nell Clark Nell DuPre Anna Turner Theodosia Willingham Anna Colquitt GussiE O ' Neal Acnes Jones Ruth Slack Nellie Farcason Essie Roberts Edna Taylor SiNA White Marie MacIntyre Martha Hall Mary Champe Margaret Read Hannah Frater Mary Louise Spurlock susette joerg Louise Van Dyke Mary Lizzie Radford Beatrice McAllister Esther Jordan Linda Miller Nell McClan Louise DeLay Lorinda Farley Fendley Glass Bertha Wood Florence Montgomery Mary Kelley Martha Rogers ZoLLiE McArthur Margaret Baumgartner Mildred Holmes p l%f SENIOR BASKET-BALL TEAM Caplain, Louise Wells Eleanor Coleman ] Louise Wells Theodosia Willingham Gladys Lee Erma Montgomery Mary Wallace Kirk Mm Ill in € ' ATHLETICS HE saying, " All the world loves a lover, " can be changed, without losing any of its force, into, " All the college world loves athletics. " Athletics holds a very important place in every college and this year there has been more interest demonstrated at Agnes Scott than ever before. The athletic department has been organized with a president and secretary and treasurer. This department includes basket-ball, as well as the three clubs of tennis, hockey and baseball. A silver cup is to be presented to the class team that proves itself to be cham- pion in the hotly-contested games of basket-ball. Besides this, the tennis tournament to be held here in the spring is looked forward to with great interest. Baseball, with Mr. Johnson as coach, is an innovation at Agnes Scott, but the girls have entered this new field of athletics with their usual zest. Next year we intend to add to our list that of fencing. Thus, year by year, at Agnes Scott we intend to make more of that important factor of all college life, athletics! GRINDS A little lass from Michigan, Whose initials were H. B., In the year of 1911 Came down to A. S. C. And every night, the story goes. To R. S. H. she went ; In room 1 7 she found her queen, Ah ! then she was content. A bonny lad with spirits gay. Out of the West came he. With khaki suit, sombrero hat To teach at A. S. C. Voice, it was his specialty. But his talent stopped not there — On horseback he was superfine. At tennis pretty fair; And he could play at basket-ball. As baseball coach was rare. Alas! these now are least of all — He loves a lady fair ! There was a young man named " Arm, Who was smitten with wild alarm When the editor-in-chief To him did speak Of writing for the SILHOUETTE. But bravely his pen did he take. And great were the thoughts he did shape. As " Arm " his mind To the task did bind Of writing for the Silhouette. 138 EXEC Every Monday there ' s a meeting, They say it ' s called " exec, " Their chief object seems the seeking Culprits numbered by the peck. Down the stairs the marshal treading. The victims hither lead, Where, before the tyrants dreading. The captive does not dare to plead. Down in the lobby Hear that moaning wail ; " Exec " has had a little meeting — Restriction is the same old tale. Our poor Freshie went a-shopping, Alas, she went alone; " Exec " informed her she was shocking- She failed to take a chaperone. Two long weeks she now is spending Out at Agnes Scott, While with shame her head is bending All because she just forgot. Out on the campus Hear that awful groan. Little Freshie is a-weeping — She didn ' t have a chaperone. Scene Enter Lidj LOVE AS IT IS IN THIS DAY OF CRUSHES ho able friend Mr. Wm. Shakespear) (With apologies ines Scott Summer House. Caldwell and Margaret Woods. LiDA — The moon shines bright In such a night as this. When the sweel winds did kiss the trees. And they did make no noise, in such a night Elma , methinks, did climb the Main B uilding ste And sigh her soul toward No. 50, Whe re Miss Sandys lay that r ighl. Marcaret- -In such a night Did Mary Pillard fearf rlly o ' er trip the de And saw the shadow of Gladys =re herself. And ran Jismayed away LlDA- -In such a night Stood Gertrude with a willov V in her hand. Upor the campu s brink and wav ' d Ann e, her love Toe ome again anlo Decatur. Margaret- -In such a night Elizabeth gathered the roses red. That did renew the love of Julia LlDA- -In such a night Did fair Louise steal from her weary work. And with an un hrift love did un from R. S. H., As f ar as the S ummer House. Marcaret- -In such a night Did Hele n swear she lov •d her w ell— Stealing h er soul with many vows of faith— And ne ' er a truer one. LlDA- -In su ch a night Did pretty l.ou se, like a little shrew. Slan Jer her lov . and she forg ave it he Marg ARET- -1 would out-night you, did no thing disturb, But, hark I hear the bio wing of a whistle. (Exit L. an d M.) m WAY DOWN AT AGNES SCOTT Some folks say that slang is " passe " Way down, way down here at Agnes, But, really, here ' tis quite " classe " Way down, way down here at Agnes. Now, first, we start by " catching " a meal Early, early in the morning. Then we " hike it " at the bells loud peal To eight A. M. classes going. To flunk here is our daily fate. What oh, what can be the reason. Because we " boned " six hours too late. Awfully, awfully out of season. To the gym. we go with pesky tread. Croaking, croaking for its duty. But there we hobble with measured tread, Developing physical beauty. Best of all we chase to the store — Just over the way to Jaxon ' s — ' Tis there we relieve our sense of bore. That ' s all — we do at Jaxon ' s. We pump our friends, we shoot the " Prof- Way down, way down here at Agnes — But the killing part comes when we get shot. Way down, way down here at Agnes. 144 mm. And — has anybody here heard the rising-bell, B E double L, be! And has anybody here heard the rising bell Ringing down the hall? It rings very loud And it rings very long. And it rings and sings the same old song, " Get up, get up, get up, get up, " says the bell. I dream ' t that I dwealt in marble halls With vassals and serfs at my side. " Your time to sweep! " a loud voice calls — " That ' s the eight-twenty bell, " she cried. And has anybody here heard the rising bell, B E double L, bell. And has anybody here heard the rising bell. Ringing down the hall? If you only sleep You ' ll wake to weep For you must always ever sweep. And has anybody here heard the rioing-bell. That early morning call? WyK m I m. ' m i r im. mm cjh p iai Ml w mi ( Margaret Brown has learned a new and very becoming way to arrange her hair. Evidently Dr. Hammond didn ' t think so, for when he looked at the wide white ribbon which covered the front of her hair, he asked, " Are you one of the sick ones? " No, " answered Margaret, " I ' m a Freshman. " J. D. : " Say, CoHe, did any one go to that recital? " E. C. : " Think I heard the organ going. " H. B. : " Come, Lidie, let ' s go to the Coed. ' First girl to second, who had just made some brilliant remarks, " Oh, that ought to go in the Angora " Y. M. : " Helen, what are you doing? " H. B. : " Standmg on the car waiting for Nunnally ' s corner to go by. " Miss Young: " A zone in geometry is similar to a zone of the earth, what zone do we live in? " M. A. : " Anartic zone. " Miss Smith: " Oh, girls, I certainly beg your pardon! And I ' ve a confession to make — I ' m two minutes late to class! " Irregular: " Miss McKinney, why can ' t I be regular? I ' ll make up Math next summer or take it next fall. " Miss McKinney: " We don ' t deal in futures. " Dr. Sweet: " This walk leading from Inman Hall is certainly a straight and narrow way; but it is paved with cinders! " l fil ll l Ml 1 i|Cil Ip4 mi DIRECTORY ADAMS, BERTHA M Pineapple, Ala. ADAMS, SARAH Slatesville, N. C. ALEXANDER, LUCILE Ailania, Ga. ALLEN, ELLEN R Tampa, Fla. ALLEN, ZELMA Dewy Rose, Ga. ANDERSON, GRACE Decatur, Ga. ANDREWS, UNA Atlanta, Ga. BAUMGARTNER, MARGARET Bristol. Tenn. BLACKBURN, ANTOINETTE Atlanta, Ga. BLAIR, LOTTIE MAY Monroe, N. C. BLUE, RUTH Union Springs, Ala BOGACKI, OLIVIA Montgomery, Ala BRADSHAW, MARY Birmingham, Ala. CALDWELL. LIDA Pine Bluff, Ark. CALHOUN, KATIE Atlanta, Ga. CANDLER, ALLIE G Atlanta, Ga. CARMICHAEL, ALLA B McDonough, Ga. CHASON, MAUDE Bainbridge Ga CHAMPE, MARY Lexington, Va. CLARKE, KATE Montgomery, Ala. CLARKE NELL Augusta, Ga. CLAYTON, DELLA Lewisburg. Tenn. COLEMAN, ELEANOR Colorado Texas COLQUITT. ANNA Savannah, Ga COOPER, CORNELIA Atlanta, Ga CROSWELL, MARY .Greenville, S. C CUNNINGHAM, ADELAIDE Atlanta Ga CURTNER. FLO WILMA " Carlisle Ind DAVES, JESSIE Cartersville, ' Ga DUNCAN, BETH Elberton, Ga. DuPRE, NELL Hawkinsville Ga DUPRE, JULIA ■,■.■..... Attalla, ' Ala DUNAWAY, NELL Valdosta, Ga 151 T " I m f r DUNWOODY, ELIZABETH Kirkwood, Ga Delay, LOUISE Rome, Ca EDMUNDS, JULIA Atlanla, Ga ENZOR, MARY Troy, Ala FARGASON, NELLIE Atlanla, Ga FARLEY, LORINDA Tuscumbia, Ala FRATER, HANNAH Chattanooga. Tenn GALLAGHER, ROBINA Birmingham, Ala GILLESPIE, EDLENA Madison, Ala GLASS, FENDLEY Mobile, Ala GOBER, SADIE Marietta, Ga HALL, MARTHA Adel, Ga HAMILTON, LOUISA Atlanta. Ga HARLAN, MIGNON Calhoun, Ga HARLEE, MARY McCALL Chattahoochee, Ga HARRIS, GRACE Mobile. Ala HARRIS. MARY Mobile. Ala HARWELL. ERMA Opelika. Ala HARWELL, REBIE Atlanta, Ga HARTSOCK, MAY Atlanta, Ga HENDERSON. JOYCE Monticello, Ga HENRY, FLEMMA Atlanta, Ga HILL, ELIZABETH West Raleigh, N. C HOLLIS. MILDRED Americus, Ga HICKS, RUTH Dublin, Ga HOUSEAL, AGNES Cedartown, Ga HUFF, GLADYS Columbus. Ga HOLMES. MILDRED Sylvester. Ga JACKSON. CHARLOTTE Tuscumbia, Ala JOERG, SUSETTE Columbus, Ga JOHNS, WILLIE LEA Gloster. Miss JOINER, LILY Hawkinsville, Ga JONES, AGNES Albany, Ga JORDAN. ESTHER Monticello. Ga KELL. FRANCES Scranton. Miss KELLY, MARY Monticello, Ga 152 ( l KEISER, HELEN Birmingham, Ala. KENNEDY, KATHERINE Brick Church, Tenn. KENNEDY, KATHLEEN Pulaski, Tenn. KIRK, MARY WALLACE Tuscumbi ' a, Ala. KENDRICK. AGNES Atlanta, Ga. LAVENDER, NITA Montezuma ' , Ga! LEE, GLADYS Covmgton, Ga. LEECH, MARY Clarksvlle, Tenn. LINK, MARY LAWSON Abbeville, S. C. Brunswick, Ga . Ingleside, Ga .Atlanta, Ga .Atlanta, Ga .Tyler, Ala LOTT, MAY JOE MANESS, MARY LOUISE MAYSON, FANNIE G MILLER, LINDA MINTER, LIDIE MONTGOMERY, ERMA Yazoo City, Miss. MONTGOMERY, FLORENCE Yazoo City, Miss MOORE, MAGGIE Atlantl. Ga. MOSS, EMMA POPE Marietta, Ga. MUNNERLYN, FLORENCE Albany ' Ga MURPHY, HAZEL Urbana, Ohio! McGAUGHEY, JANIE Atlanta Ga MacINTYRE, marie Atlanta! Ga. McAllister, Beatrice Lavonia Ca McARTHUR, LOUISE Mt. Vernon, Ga! McARTHUR, ZOLLIE Fort Valley Ga McCONNELL, ETHEL Commerce, ' Ga. McDonald, daisy Athens, Ga. McDowell, gertrude Griffin Ga McELMURRAY, RUTH Waynesboro, ' Ga! McLANE, ANNIE CHAPIN Pensacola, Fla. McLEAN, NELL Gastonia, N. C. McLARTY, ANNIE Decatur, Ga. McMillan, louise .Acworth Ga NEWTON, JEANETTE Gabbettvilk Ga ' NUZUM. JULIA Tuscaloosa, Ala. O ' KELLEY, KATE Conyers, Ga. 153 liV; O ' NEAL, GUSSIE Winder, Ga. PATTILLO, LOIS Atlanta, Ga. PERRY, KATE Birmingham, Ala. PINKSTON, ELEANOR Greenville, Ga. PITTARD, MARY Winlerville, Ga. PETTINGELL. HAZEL Toledo, Ohio. POWELL, MARGUERITE Oklahoma City, Okla. POWERS, MARY E Warren, Ark. RADFORD, MARY LIZZIE Carrollton, Ga. RAY, ANNIE Atlanta, Ga. READ. MARGARET Chattanooga, Tenn. REYNOLDS, CHARLOTTE Waynesboro, Ga. ROBERTS, ALMA Valdosta, Ga. ROBERTS, ESSIE Fairburn, Ga. ROBERTS, MARGARET Valdosta, Ga. ROGERS, HAZEL Panola, Ala. ROGERS, MARTHA Atlanta, Ga. SCHROEDER, ANNIE Savannah, Ga. SKINNER, SARA Atlanta, Ga. SLACK, RUTH La Grange, Ga. SLOAN, LAVALETTE Chattanooga, Tenn. SLOAN, LOUISE Greenville, S. C. SMITH, BIRDIE Atlanta, Ga. SMITH, FLORENCE Atlanta, Ga. SMITH, HELEN Wauchula, Fla. SMITH, LILA Pratlville, Ala. SMITH, JULIA PRATT Prattville, Ala. SPEER, HELEN Danville, Va. SPENCE, MARY Gadsden, Ala. SPURLOCK, MARY L Chattanooga, Tenn. STANDIFER, BESSIE BUckely, Ga. STEARNS, CAROL Atlanta, Ga. STEVENS, RUBY Stevens Pottery, Ga. TAYLOR, EDNA Cochran, Ga. THOMAS, BESSIE Waynesboro, Ga. THOMPSON, JULIA Covington, Ga. 154 TOWERS, LAURA MEL Birmingham, Ala. TURNER, ANNA Moniicello, Ga. VAN DYKE, LOUISE Chattanooga, Tenn. VARNER, EFFIE JEAN Opehka, Ga. VARNADOE, WYNELLE Valdosia, Ga. WEHLER, CATHERINE Ingleside, Ga. WEBB, ANNIE Louisville, Ky. WEBB, JACIE Tifion, Ga. WELLS, LOUISE Augusia, Ga. WELLS, MARGUERITE Augusta, Ga. WHITE, SINA Atlanta, Ga. WILLIFORD, LOUISE Ameiicus, Ga. WHITE, MADGE Cartersville, Ga. WILLINGHAM, THEODOSIA Atlanta, Ga. WILLIS, MARTHA Valdosia, Ga. WOOD, BERTHA Montgomery, Ala. -®«s s s s«s « s » s » s ««s « « s » « s « AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE Spacious and beautiful grounds Elegant building with modern conveniences. Course leading to the A. B. Degree. • ' Three new buildings added this year at a coS of over $100,000. Cur- riculum broadened and enriched Three full professors and two adjundl professors added to faculty. Advantages equal to be colleges for men. :: :: For Catalogue, address F. H. GAINES, D. D., PRESIDENT DECATUR, GEORGIA « «$ 4hJ «xJxJh» 5xJ $xS xS h$kSxS « xS k Be Prepared CHENEY ' S EXPECTORANT Promptly cures Coughs, Colds, Croup, Grippe, Throat and Bronchial Troubles and prevents Pneu- monia. ' ' iji? ' ' ' %l ' %! ' ! ' ' %! 25 CENTS A BOTTLE AT ALL DRUG STORES Atlanta National Bank ATLANTA, GA. SELECT THE GIFT PIECE OF FINE CHINA AT THE DOBBS WEY STORE. DOBBS WEY COMPANY HAVE THE LARGEST IMPORTATIONS of FINE CHINA IN THE SOUTH 57 NORTH PRYOR STREET Kodak Films Developed Free Prints made at regular prices. Quality Materials, Honest Work. 100 Engraved Cards $1.00. Picture Framing, Reasonable Prices. A. S. C. Pennants and Sofa. Pillou ' s in stock and made to order. Ten- nis Racquets and Athletic Goods. All goods guaranteed. Money refunded. . • . THE COLLEGE " COOP " Shelly Ivey, Mgr. 97 PEACHTREE Davison-Paxon-Stokes Company STORE OF Many Departments 57-61 Whitehall Street ATLANTA, GA. Elkin-Watson Drug Co. PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS TWO STORES Cor. Peachtree and Marietta Sts. 329 Peachtree Street OPEN ALL NIGHT HUYLER ' S AGENTS A. S. C. Girls, Let Us Keep Your Suit Cases and Packages for You Compliments Atlanta Savannah Established 1865 J. P. Allen Co. Women ' s and Misses ' armrnlB Millinery and Corsets 51-53 Whitehall Street «?«««$ « $«»-«x$ $x$ « xJxSk5xSkSxJ xS •««S » S « S«» S « x$ « ' « .»« kS xS S J « Everything in Books and Pidures Framing a Specialty Cole Book and Art Company 69 Whitehall Street Appropriate and Serviceable Gifts TN seledling a present, your - ' ■ thoughtfulness will be appre- ciated if you secure something that is both useful and orna- mental. Gold Jewelry, Sterling Silver, Rich Cut Glass, Leather Goods, Toilet Ware and Novel- ties, all suggest suitable articles that will last. If you purchase the gift here the recipient will know you wanted her (?) to have the best. Write for 112 page illustrated catalogue Maier Berkele INCORPORATED JEWELRY AND SILVERSMITHS 31-33 Whitehall St. Atlanta, Ga. Dry Cleaning Dyeing Special attention to out-of-town orders French Dry Cleaning Co. JOSEPH MAY SONS 1(19 Peachtree St. ATLANTA, GA. Shoes for Young Women ' pHIS store gives par ' icular attention to the footwear needs of young women. : , : Our lines of Shoes for col- lege girls are especially good. Carlton Shoe Co. 36 Whitehall $«» Sx$ x$x$xJx?kJxJkJk8xSxS k$xJ S «kSkS .SxJ Jx S kJkJ xSx8kJxS S ®k$hSkJhS S S $ S xJ 5 J « «x Not " How Much " But " How Good " IS the QUESTION EVERYONE SHOULD ASK in buying CANDY The old saying that " a man is judged by the candy he gives " holds good today same as always. Buy the be — don ' t take the " ju as good kind " . ;: :; NOTHING QUITE EQUALS Famous Bon-Bons and Chocolates ' Chey Are in a DistinSioely Exclusive Class to Themselves Orders receive prompt and careful attention. Ju give us the name and address and Uncle Sam does the rest Brown Allen RELIABLE DRUGGISTS 24 Whitehall St., Atlanta, Ga. Yancey Hardware Co. Sporting Goods TENNIS GOODS Pennants, Etc. 134 PEACHTREE STREET Bell Phones, Nos. 119 and 132 Atlanta Phone. No. 334 For Choice Flowers - " Pretty Plants FOR ALL OCCASIONS GO TO THE West View Floral Co. 105 Peachtree St., Atlanta, Ga. W. E. FLODING Mami fact lire r of Regalia. Badges, Banners, Flags and other Lodge Para- phernalia for all Societies. When you are in the market for anything in the Lodge Supply Line, Class or Fraternity Pins, we will be glad for an opportun- ity to quote prices. Your patronage will be appreciated- W. E. FLODING 155 Whitehall St. Atlanta, Ga. $«S «S ' $Xj S J « $v NASHVILLE, CHATTANOOGA SAINT LOUIS RAILWAY AND WESTERN ATLANTIC RAILROAD DixieFlyer,trainNo.94,isasolid Train — coaches, baggage cars, sleepers and dining car. through to St. Louis and Chicago. Train No. 92 Sleeping cars Atlanta to St. Louis and Chicago, through without change. Train No. 2— Parlor cars, At- lanta to Nashville. Rome Express leaves Atlanta daily at 4:45 p. m. Train No. 4 — Sleeping cars, At- lanta, St. Louis, and sleeper At- lanta to Chattanooga, passengers remaining in car at Chattanooga until 7 a. m. No. 94 No. 92 No. 2 No. 4 Lv. Atlanta 7;32 a m 4:50 pm 8:35 am 8 50 pm Arr. Chat ' ga . . . 11:25 a m 9:25 pm 1:15 pm 1 08 am Arr. Nashville . . 4:02 pm 2:55 am 6:55 pm 6 35 am Arr. St. Louis . . . 7:20 a m 1:26 pm 7:20 pm 7 40 pm Arr. Chicago . . . 6:54 am 4:42 p m 9:38 p m FOR FURTHER INFORMATION. ADDRESS J. A. THOMAS, C. P. and T. A. C. B. WALKER, Ticket Agent Union Passenger Station THE BLACKSTONE SCHOOL FOR GIRLS Has since 1894 given " Thorough instruction under positively Christian influences at the lowest possible cost. " RESULT: It is to-day with its faculty of 32, a boarding patronage of 328, its student body of 400, and its plant worth $140,000 THE LEADING TRAINING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS IN VIRGINIA $150 pays all charges for the year, including table board, room , lights, steam lieat, laundry, medical attention, physical culture, and tuition in all subjects except music and elocution. For catalogue and application blank address. BLACKSTONE FEMALE INSTITUTE, Blackstone, Va. JAS. CANNON, Jr.,M. A. ), . „. . , THOS. R. REEVES, B. A.l o Principals. S KS S S S J .SXS H$KJ X$HJ JKS XJXJXJ«$ CALL AT The LE.NNY Studio of Photography FOR the BETTER GRADE of PHOTOGRAPHS A. McD. WILSON, Pres. F. W. BRADT, Hgr. A. L BARTH, SecV-Treas. Phone 804 A. McD. WILSON CO. Wholesale Grocers 55 and 57 E. Alabama St., ATLANTA, GA. The WELL-DRESSED GIRL Wears Well-Made SHOES from BYCK ' S ATLANTA ' S LEADING FLORIST Roses, Violets Carnations and Chrysanthemums Cut flowers shipped to any point in the south. Write, wire or phone. Orders will receive prompt attention Candler Bldg., 123 Peachtree St. 8 S«? S ?«» ?«? ?«$ S « ? S ?«? «S J « Best Eatables at the Rogers Store n HE Fanciest Candies, the Choicest Fruits, Neiv Imported Nuts, Delicious Cakes, Figs, Raisins, com- plete line of Bottled and Canned Goods of the highest quality, all at lowest cash prices. Headquarters for Cailler ' s Swiss Milk Chocolate; J Oc. half lb. , cakes 25c. Opposit the Decatur, Georgia, Raihvay Station Agnes Scott Velvet Pumps in Black and Brown They are the Swellest Ever Look for name in a Red Seal on the back J. K. Orr Shoe Co. Atlanta ' ' Jaxon ' The Nicest Place in Decatur for Dainty Refreshments All Orders Properly Served Mrs. A. F. Croat, Propi ' ietr Sm? « « « J 4 h See what we say on the other side I Your Printing Should show in every detail the same advanced standards of excellence that your Institution stands for FOR the proper handling of College Annuals, Catalogues, View Booklets, Magazines, etc., it is essential that the printer has a true conception of the purpose of this char- acter of printing and an organization of specialists to plan and supervise the execution of the work, as well as the proper equipment to produce it in a suitable manner. ROM the time a contract of this nature is placed with us until delivery is made all details of the work are handled by men who have gained from close study and long ex- perience an accurate knowledge of the requirements of College Printing, and who have at hand all the necessary materials with which to work. We close within sixty days after schools open all the contracts that we can handle for the ensuing year, which is the result of our having the proper facilities and the public ' s confidence in our ability to take care of their work. E handle all parts of the work— the Illustrating, Design- ing, Engraving, Printing and Binding of the above mentioned lines and solicit your consideration of our quality before placing your contract. J. P. Bell Company, Incorporated Lynchburg, Virginia 4 ®«Sk8 xS «$ k$ « xJ«$x$kJkS«S kS « «xJ.« kJ. $ x FROHSIN ' S Ladies, ' Misses ' and Children ' s Ready-to-Wear Garments Centemeri Gloves 50 Whitehall St., Atlanta, Ga. Lester Book Stationery Company COMMERCIAL STATIONERS and PRINTERS 60 Peachtree and 57 N. Broad Streets ATLANTA, GA. N.C.TOMPKINS Good Printing BELL PHONE 3763 16 W. Alabama St., Atlanta, Ga. KODAKS And Everything Worth While in Photography at our New Store. Skillful Developing and Printing Glen Photo Stock Co. 117 Peachtree St.. Atlanta 0pp. Piedmont Hotel ESTABLISHED 1861 The Lowry National Bank OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA CAPITAL $1,000,000 SURPLUS AND PROFITS $1,000,000 THE LARGEST IN GEORGIA Under Supervision of the U. S. Government Banking in aU its Departments. Letters of Credit and Travelers ' Checl s Available in all Parts of the World. Interest Paid and Com- pounded Semi-Annually in our SAVINGS Department MAX KUTZ Millinery AUTHORITATIVE STYLES DEPENDABLE QUALITIES 38 Whitehall St., Atlanta, Ga. ' S J S 5 S S ' 5 ? j $ J M ? S S S « « S S x5 Jx5 « $ J Jx$«J gx«KS J J Jx$ J TORIC LENSES lYfANUFACTURED by Walter Ballard Optical Co. is a - ' ■ ' ■ ' - revelation to glass wearers, prevents lashes from touching the lenses, also excludes the light from the outer corners. They have been pronounced by the leading oculists the best of all glasses. We carry in stock the new So-Easy, Shur-On, Finch, and in fact every nose piece made. Walter Ballard Optical Co. 85 Peachtree St., ATLANTA, GA. Manicure Massage Bookhammer Hair Dressing Parlors Dr. S. a. Bookhammer Sui -geon- Chiropodist Scalp Treatment Toilet Articles Hair Ornaments Human Hair 69 ' WHITEHALL STREET PHONE M 4889 ATLANTA, GEORGIA JLaUina AwlQxtli XL. Atlanta. Ga. . «$x5xJkJ«ShS xJ « « «xJ x5xJ J $x$kJ $ x$ hS «» $ Have a core for the boy MOTHERS— We would keep you ever pleasantly in touch with the boys ' department at MUSE ' S. There is much of interest here for you, and for the boy at all seasons. Just now, the new spring catalog, teeming with captivating new things, will introduce to you many ideas, and help you to easy selections Goe Muse Clothing Company 3-5-7 Whitehall Street - Atlanta, Georgia J. Regenstein Company Millinery and Ready-to-W ear Goods, Veiling Hosiery, Ribbons, Neckwear, Novelties NEW YORK OFFICE 637 BROADWAY 40 Whitehall St., Atlanta, Ga. Don ' t Fail to See Our Line of Spring Oxfords and Pumps Before you buy, as we will have in a few days the " smarted of the season " R. C. BLACK - 35 WHITEHALL « Kj xS $ x$ -JxJxjxJ x8 y$ S « K$ - S S » S t yi ' S ym $ S iJvQiiiittcc tJiiiivk aiitt 7aq L o. rEHALU ST. The Eugene V. Haynes Company HAVE DECIDEDLY THE HANDSOMEST STOCK OF ARTISTIC GOLD JEWELRY TO BE FOUND IN ATLANTA Always Something New. A. S. C. Class Pins Just Received EUGENE V. HAYNES CO., Jewelers and Importers Atlatlta FRANK HAWKINS, Pres. JAS. A. McCORD, V.-Pres. JOHN W GRANT, V,-Pres. THOS. C. ERWIN, Cashier R. W. BYERS, Assl. Cashier Third National Bank Capital and Surplus, $1,000,000 Manv years of experience in bankinc convince us that conservative methods are best— best tor the bank and best tor the people. In all essential details ot its business, this bank seeks out and toUows the satest and most approved methods. Having gained a reputation for caretul, conserva- tive management, we shall endeavor to maintain it Southern Colleges Nearly all of those which issue handsomely engraved Anni- i ersary and Commencement Invitations, are having them done by a Southern firm, who are doing very artistic work. WE REFER TO J. p. STEVENS, of Allanta, Ga. For pretty walls, without laps or spots, use Deco-Mura The New Sanitary Wall Finish MANUFACTURED BY The Tripod Paint Co. Dealers in Paints, Oils, Wall Paper, Etc. 37 and 39 N. Pryor St. ATLANTA, GA. Roberts Grocery Co. FANCY GROCERS AND FRUITS OF ALL KINDS Decatur, Ga. $hSkJk8xS. . x5 J «kJxJhSx8kJkSxSkJkS «xJ S $«?«S S S S S ? « « S »««$«S 5 ««S«S x« Chamberlin-Johnson-DuB osc COMPANY Stands for the same high kind of service as AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE. Our fields are different, of course. The College is training young women to the best ways of living— a high and splendid work. We are working to impress the trade with the best ideals in buying and selling We are trying to make everything just right— even the smallest transadtions. WE WANT THE PATRONAGE OF THE A. S. C. GIRLS CHAMBERLIN-JOHNSON-DuBOSE COMPANY ATLANTA LEADER OF FASHION The best gowned women of America are wearers of Patrician Shoes. It is the leader of foot fashions. You will find the new Pa- trician yles for spring in perfect accord with latest dress models. EASTER FAVORITES Colonials. Strap Pumps, Tan Pumps. Satins, (all colors) Tan Oxfords, Gibson Ties S3, $3.50, $4 and $5 The BOOTERY - 32 WHITEHALL Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad " The Standard of Excellence in Passenger Service " Electric lighted vestibuled trains. Pullman drawing-room sleepers on night trains between Atlanta and Thomasville. Parlor dining cars on day trains between At- lanta and Albany, Ga., via Cor- dele. Double daily service between Atlanta and South Georgia, Brunswick and Florida Information Cheerfully Furnished City Ticket Office— 70 Peachtree St. Bell Phone; Main 11; Atl.anta 223 VV. H. LEAHY, GEN ' L PASS. AGENT ATLANTA, GEORGIA ■ S « $ Mx?kJxSx? J x8 « x8 kS « S xJ S M r r ' " - f ' - i !» » ,1 • ' i ., V ' ?t "


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