Albany College of Pharmacy - Alembic Yearbook (Albany, NY)

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N . - 'Q '5av2.-gwy 1 f ,fl ,gildl-' fm ' 13-fe-QW . ., '.':.'bVL,"g'-V g I' if 5 W- 1 "gy la K E A I 1 zgyyf' ,5- , L -1 Q" , ! 19' -- -- E-J.:-ni - .-.- -4 if - Pfluqrmy 16 QBEIIII nf Eippnrratea I swear by Apollo, the physician, by Hisculapius, by I-Iygeia, by Panacea, and by the gods and goddesses, calling them to witness that accord- ing to my ability and judgment I will in every particular keep this, my oath and covenant: To regard him who teaches this art equally with my parents, to share my substance, and, if he be in need, to relieve his necessities, to regard his offspring equally with my brethren: and to teach his art if they shall wish to learn it, without fee or stipulation, to impart a knowledge by precept, by lecture, and by every other mode of instruction to my sons, to the sons of my teacher, and to pupils who are bound by stipulation and Oath, according -to the law of medicine, but to no other. I will use that regimen which, according to my ability and judgment, shall be for the welfare of the sick, and I will refrain' from that which shall be baneful and injurious. If any shall ask me a drug to produce death, I will not give it, nor will I suggest such counsel. In like manner I will not give to a woman a destructive pessary. Vlfith purity and holiness -will I watch closely my life and my art. I will not cut a person who is suffering from a stone, but will give way to those who are practitioners in this work. Into whatever houses I shall enter, I will go to aid the sick, abstaining from every voluntary act of injustice and corruption, and from lasciviousness with women or men - free or slaves. . VVhatever in the life of men I shall see or hear, in my practice or without my practice, which should not be made public, this will I hold in silence, believing that such things should be spoken. . Vtfhile I keep this, my oath, inviolate and unbroken, may it be granted to me to enjoy life and my art, forever honored by all men, but should I by transgression violate it, be mine the reverse QBLII' iPHnitn 1 Elktrrre Qbuam Eirme Un millia Chaglnrh Efurkvr, 151115. EHR 1111 inning apprrriaiinn nf gears nf nniiring nrruirr fur Ihr rnllvgye, sinh nf frivnhuhip nmrmlg giurn in ihman mhnnn inixerrata hr huh at hvari, krrpingjruvr hrfnrv Ihrm thai high purpnme ulhirh rhararirrizrh hiya Punrg mark, Ihiz hunk in hrehiruieh bg the 0112155 nf Ninriren Sixtven w f 1 " f EJ Zllnrvmnrh A school or college is a complex having many parts with differing functions. There is the building in which it is housed and containing its material equipment, the board of trustees holding 'title to its property and clothed with many responsibilities, the faculty, which is charged with the work of instruction: the student body, for the sake of which the institution exists, and its alumni, for if these are organized in some way and interested in its affairs they may greatly aid its work and promote its success, and should be counted as a very material part of the institution when regarded as a whole. As with every organism, its healthfulness and efhciency will depend upon the integrity of its correlated parts. The school exists for its students, and if these are earnest, ambitious and imbued with the scholarls instinct, they are, in any of the higher or technical institutions, co-workers with their instructors, seekers after knowledge and lovers of wisdom, and not as children who are placed under guardians or driven by taskmasters. Anything, therefore, that tends to promote solidarity, a true fellowship, and real community of interests in the student body, is beneficial to its members and to the institution as a whole. And so fam very glad that the Senior Class in this school has decided to issue an f'Annual H such as is published by the students in many colleges. The action is spontaneous, and, being so, is indicative of a real interest in the life and work of the school and a desire to promote and maintain a proper class feeling and a legitimate and praiseworthy college spirit. There is a "college spirit 'i which is childish in its essence and harmful, rather than helpful, in its ends and aims. If college pride or class feeling magnines that which is unimportant and ephemeral, and does not concern itself with the real work ofthe institution in some essential way, it is misdirected and unlikely to be productive of any good results. But there are many class activities which are manly and not childish, and which tend to promote a closer union between student and teacher, whose aims and interests are identical, if so be they are correctly understood. An annual like TITHE ALEBIIKIC, while issued by the class, has a semi-ofhcial status, and should promote a still closer union between the student body and the teaching staff Such closer union being from every point of view desirable in institutions like schools of pharmacy, the work of IO which is essentially practical, rather than disciplinary, preparatory or cultural, the Faculty of the Albany College of Pharmacy cordially approve this new undertaking and wish it abundant and lasting success. Amo-ng the fanciful conceits of the alchemists which have survived in our latter-day scientihc terminology was this,- that the volatile part evolved, as by heat, from material substances, was the essence or spirit of such substance. "All bodies," says Bacon, Uhave spirits and pneumatical parts within them." Such terms as " spirit of wine " survive, and it was in retorts or alembfcs that the separation of the ethereal part was effected. The vessel is obsolete, but the name " alembic 'l remains, and it has passed into literature typifying that which refines and frees the rarer and essential from the grosser and material substance. And so we think the name chosen for this publication to be suggestive of the true aim of all education, which is the separation of the higher from the lower, the exaltation of the spirit, and a rehning that is real and substantial, and not specious or delusive like an external polish, which, being superficial, merely may deceive for a time, but cannot long endure. NV. G. T. Ffa? + ll W f FH Xin," r II Alhamg Qlnlhzge nf Hharmapg Enarh nf Uruzteea President CHARLES NEVVMAN Vice-P1'Usz'de1'1t CHARLES GIBSGN Yi7'EGS'LH'!?7' EDXNARD N. MCKINNEY Secretary ALFRED B. HUESTED, Ex Officio XMILLIS G. TUCKER CHARLES A. RICHMOND ARTHUR L. ANDREWS GUSTAVUS MICHAELIS OTTO SCHOLZ ARTHUR S. XNARDLE JOHN HURLEX' I2 E3 T if K ' E 1' 1. XWILLIS GAYLORD TUCKER, M.D., PHD., P1-LG., 2.5. Dean, Professor of Chemistry and Toxicology. Born in Albany, 1849, M. D., Albany Medical College, 1870, Ph. D., Union, 1882, Ph. G., Albany College of Pharmacy, 1882, Professor of Materia Medica and Chemistry, or of Chemistry and Toxicology, Albany Medical College, 1871-1915, Registrar of same 1882-1914, and Dean of same, IQI4-IQISQ Professor of Chemistry, Albany High School, 1876-1887, Analyst to N. Y. State Board of Health, and Director Bureau of Chem- istry of same, 1881-1907, one of the founders of Albany College of Phar- macy and Professor of Chemistry and Toxicology in same, 1881 to date, 'Dean of Faculty since 1883, ,and Trustee of same since 1898, Member Board of Governors of Union University since 1884, Member Medical Society County of Albany, and of Medical Society State of New York, Fellow Am. Ass'n Ad. Science, Member Am. Chemical Society, and of N. Y. State Pharmacy Ass'n, Member Sigma Xi. ALFRED BIRCH HUESTED, M.D., PH.G., KVI' Secretary of the College, Professor of Materia Medica and Botany Born May 15, 1840, at Clifton Park, Saratoga County, N. Y., Came to Albany in 1852, Received early education in public schools and Albany Academy, and in 1856 entered the drug business as a clerk, Entered Albany Medical College in 1860 and pursued his studies there until the outbreak of the Civ-il VVar. He was appointed Medical Cadet in 1862 and le-ft with his regiment for the front. He still pursued his studies, and in December, 1863, received his diploma from the Albany Medical College. He passed the examinations of the Military Board and received a coms mission as Assistant Surgeon, U. S. A. He was detailed to the Twenty- First New York Cavalry, then operating in the Shenandoah Valley. Here he saw active service with his Regiment until the close of the war, when it was ordered West, to guard the Overland Stage route. In 1866 he was mustered out, and returning home, entered the practice of medicine, but his love for pharmacy caused him to leave medicine, and in 1868 he opened a pharmacy, which he conducted until 1909. In 1883 he accepted the chair of Materia Medica and Botany in the Albany College of Pharmacy. GARRET VANDER VEER DILLENBACK, PH.G., KAI' . Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Active Teacher and Lecturer to the Senior Class Born in Montgomery county, N. Y., April 21, 1865, Educated in the public schools, when 16 years of age he entered the drug business as crrand boy, Graduated Albany College of Pharmacy, 1884, Entered the firm of A. B. Huested Sz Co. in 1886, Became instructor in Junior Pharmacy A. C. P. in 1902, and later became instructor in both Junior and Senior Pharmacy. I4 VVILLIAM ATWOOD LARKIN, PHC., Kxlf Adjunct Professor of Chemistry Born in Norwood, N. Y., Graduated Plattsburg High School, 1897, Albany College of Pharmacy, IQOI, Pharmacist Albany Hospital, 1902- 1904, Secretary of the Alumni Association, 1906-IQI6, Secretary and Instructor in Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology at the Albany edical College. EDVVIN CUNNINGI-IAM HUTMAN, PHC., Kxlf Instructor in Pharmaceutical Labratory Born in Albanyg Received his early education in the public schools of Albany, Decided on Pharmacy as a profession and entered the Albany College in 1889, from which institution he graduated in 1891. Appointed Instructor in Pharmaceutical Laboratory in 1902, which position he has held with great success since that time. SPENCER LYMAN DAVVES, M.D., KW Directory of Microscopical Laboratory JARED VV. SCUDDER Born in Coonoor, India, December IO, 18635 Preparatory School, Jackson Military Institute, Tarrytown, N. Y., Rutgers College, A.B. in '83, A.M. in '86, 'PBKQ Johns Hopkins University, '84-'85, Latin Master at the Albany Academy since 1885. Revised the "Gradatim," '89, Author of the " First Latin Reader," '95, 'tSallust's Catiline," 1900. Contributor to the Journal of Ed1lCG'f1.01L and the Cla-.rrica-I lfffeekly. I-IARRY XVI-IEELER BAKER, PHC., KAI' Instructor in Pharmacy and Chemistry Born at Fort Ann, N. Y., August 24, 1887, Received his early education at Fort Ann I-Iigh School, At the age of nineteen he decided to become a pharmacist: After serving his apprenticeship with Larkin 8: Davenport of Glens Falls, N. Y., he entered the Albany College of Pharmacy, from which institution he was graduated in IQII, Appointed Instructor in Pharmacy and Chemistry in October of 1912. MANSPR TEMPLETON STGNE. P1-LG., Kilf Instructor of Pharmacy and Mathematics Born at VV'orcester, Vt., June 15, 13885 Received his early education at Northfield High School and Middlebury College, From here he entered the Albany College of Pharmacy and was -graduated from that institution in the Class of IQII, Received his appointment as Instructor in Pharmacy and Mathematics in October, 1912. I5 LE ROY GEORGE MATTI-IEXVS, PH.G., KW Instructor in Physics Born at Philmont, Columbia Countv. N. Y.g He received his early educa- tion at Catskill High Sclioolgl Graduated from the Albany College of Pharmacy in the Class of IQCQQ In October of IQI2 he was appointed Instructor of Physics. RICHARD BERCI-IMANS GRAY, MD., KKI1 Assistant Director of Microscopical Laboratory. CLARENCE EDMUND MULLENS, MD., Kill Lecturer in Physiology. NVARREN LANSING BRADT, PH.G. Secretary State Board of Pharmacy. Lecturer on Pharmaceutical jurisprudence. GUSTAVUS MICHAELIS, PH.G. Emeritus Professor of Pharmacy. - sm M . V Z 16 LECTURE HAALL F5112 Qlullegr A College of Pharmacy is supposed to educate its students in all that pertains to the care, handling, preparing and dispensing of drugs and medi- cines, on the orders and prescriptions of physicians, and to supplying the public with such of these agents as maybe necessary for their comfort and use, without the advice of a physician. The calling of a pharmacist differs from all other pursuits in iwhich men engage. The substances in which he deals are potent for good or injury. Many of the most valuable medicines are active poisons, when improperly used, and it is necessary for the protection of the public that a knowledge of these agents be obtained. This education includes Chemistry, the science of the composition of matter, Pharmacy, the art of preparing and compounding medicines, and Materia Medica, that branch of medical study which deals with drugs, their sources, preparation and uses. These are the major subjects which the student must thoroughly comprehend. There are minor subjects, some knowledge of which is necessary. These are Physics, the study of the laws and phenomena of nature, but especially of forces and the general properties of matter, botany, the science of plantsg Physiology, the science which treats of the functions of living organisms, pharmaceutical arithmetic, relating mainly to percentage and proportion, pharmaceutical latin, relating to the written prescription, pharmaceutical jurisprudence, relating to the laws gov- erning the conducting of pharmaciesg and now a knowledge of business methods. These are minor subjects, but this does not mean that they are of little value, only that they are of less value than the major subjects. T Of these subjects, organic Materia Medica and Botany seem to be the least attractive to students. 'The reason for this apparent lack of interest may possibly lie in the fact that the substances in these two courses are familiar to everyone, they are in daily contact with them and why should they not know all about them? ' This is a false conception of these agents. I have yet to know of a student who honestly begins investigation along these lines, who does not soon become intensely interested in roots, rhizomes, barks, leaves, seeds and plants. An examination of phytolacca shows a formation of its cellular and fibrous tissues similar to and yet decidedly different from pareira. The leaf of digitalis. so very distinctive in its wooly surface and boldness of its framework, valerian and veratrum, both rhizomes and rootlets, of almost equal size and shape and color, yet with distinctions enough to at once differentiate them. I8 The plant world is possessed of life and activity, is constructed in accordance with fixed laws, is capable of producing only its kind, each plant retaining its essential characteristics and capable of being classified just as exactly as the animal kingdom. Wfhy should they not be intensely interest- ing to all who make a study of them? . ls it not the way one approaches these subjects that determines their interesting phase or the opposite? Let one enter upon these courses with honest and persevering effort and they will soon become as attractive as other branchesof pharmaceutical education. A. B. H. As the years have passed, as I have perisisted in my attempt to teach a minimum of microscopy and pharmacognosy to a maximum of students in pharmacy, a query has with ever-increasing frequency forced itself to the front until it has at last occupied the head of the line-and that interro- gation, that erotem which marks our occasional meetings, says with ever- increasing emphasis- " is it worth while? " Annually Qwith the addition of a few " hardy perennials "Q I see before me a goodly class of sensible young people, a majority of them direct from the high school, who have come to our school avowedly to make preparation for their life work. So-me of these earning the money themselves, either in whole or in part, to pay for their tuition, others at the cost of more or less sacrifice on the part of parents or friends. Year by year is enacted the selfsame tragedy, or, so far as microscopy is concerned, the same old comedy by a hundred or more intelligent young people who with but a few excep- tions seem to care for but little ibut " getting byf' of escaping as easily as possible from the censorious teacher who has been set over them. Failing to realize that the mediocre is the enemy of the best, that the world is crowded with individuals whose whole life is one steady round of " getting byg " that in every walk in life the majority of persons manage to satisfy themselves with doing work that will enable them to " get by,', with those who are content if their work vvill let them draw their salaries and not be dropped from the pay roll, that the great successes in this life are as a rule the result of earnest, honest effort rather than the possession of genius, they are satisned to be far less than they could or ought to be. 19 In part the reason is the spirit of the times, for it must be confessed that to a degree this same concept is prevalent in almost every walk in lifeg in part to the system of education now popular, which is content with the student's " passing " many courses of which he knows but little or nothing when he has finished, a system which wastes his time over 'isms and lologies, few of which he is ever likely to use and finally graduates him unable to spell, scarcely able to write and totally unfamiliar with " the rule of three," and in part it is not unlikely to the inadequacies of the instructor himself. That my words may not seem to you to be merely my habit of mind, let me quote in closing the words of the head of one of the most famous " prep " schools in this country, " The boy who starts in at a ' prep' school or anywhere else with a policy of ' getting by 3 will have a lot of reforming to do if ever he gets where he ought to go. ' Getting by' stands at one extremeg Emerson's dictum ' Hitch your wagon to a star' stands at the other." S. L. D. ml? .l I 'll dba 20 ew' awww" The Class of Nineteen Sixteen presents this hook to those whose interests and sympathies are closely connected with the experiences herein portrayed. Mwmmm lgiatnrg nf Gilman nf IEIIE "Hello, there! Have a good summer?" 'I Where were you work- ing? " " 'Where are you rooming? " Such were the remarks heard around the Albany College of Pharmacy on the twenty-eighth day of September, nineteen hundred and nfteen. Eagle street rang with the sound of students' feet, and the residents awoke from their slumber to another winter of noise and hastening figures. Un this great day the Seniors. returning from their summer practice, greeted each other hilariously and were greatly envied by the quiet, fresh new juniors who stood one side and looked jealously on, as jokes and summer experiences were told among the upper classmen. Over in one corner stood a long, lank youth, with dark hair and eyes, bearing a certain dignined air and look which - well, he has lived up to that air and look, for he is our Valedictorian. " Polly " was always quiet and dignihed, although the boys do say he isn't always so quiet. This year he has played on our basketball team and, as always, ranked well. Near the door, sitting up on that shelf known to all because it was here where "Doc" Huested placed all our checks, bills and love letters, were three girls. They looked very timid and retiring. Time has shown us, however, that they were not so, but were overcome by the aged and learned Seniors. Two were sisters and the other-our beloved " Bill Taft." This, our first day at college, was spent in enrolling and becoming acquainted with rooms, boarding houses and fellow students. In the even- ing " Opening " took place, and the juniors were very noticeable by their presence and the Seniors by their absence that first night. Dr. Tucker welcomed the old and new students back, and Dr. Huested and Prof. Dillen- back spoke to us also. Our Microscopy teacher, Dr. Dawes, gave a very interesting talk which was rather misleading to us poor juniors, for he gave us the impression that we were going to have a wonderful time in his classes. VVe did-yes, if we did just exactly as he told us. VVe certainly were a trial to him. A man we all grew to respect was present, but as usual said little. This was always his wayg still he accomplished a great deal and was always a friend indeed whenever one was in need of an advisor. Taken all in all, our nrst day at college was a success, and the next day we took up the regular work of the college and welcomed the new men who 23 kept coming throughout the week. " Betty" Noonan arrived our first day of real school and was some addition to the class. Don't you think so, Armstrong, even if she does steal your towels in Lab? Ruby Lupton arrived later on from a small town which she says " doubles its size in summer." VVe wish to ask Ruby how large it is in winter. Cn October 30th we organized, and on November 5th elected the follow- ing officers: Munger, President, Quinlan, First Vice-President, Murphy, Second Vice-President, Cunningham, Secretary, and Scott, Treasurer. Before Christmas the meetings were devoted to our one great social event of the year, The Dance! It was held at The Ten Eyck, and surely was some dance. ,lust before Christmas we had our much dreaded midyears. They were hard, but on returning from our good times very few were disappointed in the results, and we went on from day to day enjoying life and wading through Inorganic Chemistry and the rest of our studies. Many of us shook and trembled on entering the domain of Dr. Dawes, not know- ing what was to come forth, yet hardly daring to cut, others had a fear in Chemistry Lab., still others were on tenter-hooks in " Math." or Botany. The Lord gave each one a different mass of gray matter! Prof. Scudder in Latin was a treat, and his 'K l-log Latin," as he terms Pharmacy Latin, was not so hard for us to master. As spring drew near we Juniors grew uneasy and longed for the finals and summer practice, while the Seniors began to wear strained and worried looks. The finals were on us at last, and then such a rushing and packing and hurried medley of good-byes! Wfe were off, hoping that the little notes we expected during the summer would be assuring. The months passed all too quickly, and on the twenty-seventh of Sep- tember we were again back in the old college, renewing acquaintanceships and settling back in the old routine. All the girls were back, but some of the boys had stayed out for a year, while others were to join the new Junior Class. At opening exercises we lived up to tradition because many of us were noticeable by our absence. ' This year we had Prof. Dillenback with us, and to most of us he loomed as Atilla. No one ever fell asleep in his lectures, if they did they didnlt sleep long. l-le made his lectures interesting. with here and there a touch of dry humor which none of us will forget. Early in the year the class reorganized and elected the following officers: Stoetzel, Presidentg Miss Noonan, First Vice-Presidents Murphy. Second Vice-President, Miss Griffin, Secretary, Smith, Treasurer, Barrett, Marshal, and Hess, Historian. 24 Midyears and Christmas vacation hurried along, and we returned to find our marks posted conspicuously in the hall. Some were disappointed, but as a whole the class was happy, for Dr. Tucker told us that, taken on an average, the Junior and Senior marks were the best the college had produced for years. Our spirits fell, however, after Prof. Dillenback hurled his midyear exam at us in February. Only eighteen passed, and the remainder of the class set frantically to work vowing a wonderful mark in the linal. But I am ahead of my story, for the .luniors tendered the Seniors a dance at The Ten Eyck I-lotel in January, and it certainly was a great success. Many thanks to our under classmates. Another important event happened before that dreadful quizz. The Class of IQIO decided to launch forth and edit a class book. ' Indeed, we were growing and broadening out. After February everyone seemed to settle down to steady grind, and here and there groups would form in hall, lecture room or library and Materia Medica, Pharmacy or Chemistry would be the engrossing theme instead of theaters, dances and various other outside topics. Once in a while, however, Ruth would break forth and play us a tune on her comb or sing us a snatch of the latest song hitg 'L VVhit" would imitate our beloved Faculty, Swain would manage a dance all his own, or, better still, they would all get started and make a regular racket until, with knowing smile and kindly word, " Pop H would bring the performance to a close. 'XVe are all sure Charles was glad summer was coming, for to him winters meant shoveling snow and coal, sometimes all night long. Cheer up, Charlie, if you have to shovel so much here perhaps you will be let off in the next world. VVell, those examinations were on. Wfe set with wrinkled forehead and pencil scribbling, stopping now and then to scratch our heads and gaze earnestly out of the window, hoping to see the answer there, we gathered in excited groups outside the examination room door and nearly came to blows over answers which differed, we studied some more and groaned, and racked our brains still more until at last they were over. Over, yes, but the marks! Vtfe waited as patiently as overwrought humans can until at last the day came along and we found to our joy that we were through in spite of the seeds, leaves, hydrocarbons, pills, aleurone grains and formulae. The great day arrived at last and a new batch of pill rollers were sent forth into the world to kill or cure. M. R. G. 25 19115 0112155 Cmfirvra PVQSI-d6II'f RAYMOND I-IENRY STOETZEL First Vice-PrCs1'de1z.f ELIZABETH JOI-IANNE NOONAN .Second Vice-President I PAUL STANLEY MURPHY Secretary MARGUERITE REBECCA GRIFFIN T1'ea.v-wer ICI-IN VERNON SMITH Historian HERSCHEL JAMES I-IESS Marshal EDGAR DUSENBURY BARRETT CHEMISTRY LABORATORY BOARD OF EDITORS Editor-z'1'z-Clzief H ERSCHEL I. HESS Associate EdI7f01'-ltll-Cilfff RALIJIYI T. POLLOCK flssorfiate Editors PAUL S. MURPIIY :ELIZABETH J. NCDCDNAN RIARGUERITIE R. CTRIFFIN RAYMOND H. STOETZEL F1'ate1'1'zity Editor HAROLD D. N'IEWTON Junior Edz'z'01's I-QOBIZRT M. CRALLOVVAY PIENRY P. CONROY Busiwss M'm1age1' THOMAS V. CONVVAY Advev'fi.Ii11g Stczjjc ALEXANDER DETCLIIES RAYMOND XV. MUNGER KENNE'l'I-I VV. SVVAIN JOSEPH E. DE LAFAYETTE I'IORACE M. CARTER E31-1 ' :RRS 1 1 C ' M -A ' 1 X 'ku 'EET -AVN R, lqlm I 11 W.. II! .A ll? ,,-,- Mwznf. 1 f a PHARMACY LAB ORATORY SENIORS . gk 1 J ',- Y rf-..,Y,, Sx DEWITT B. ARMSTRONG, Iillf Middletown, N. Y. " Danby " Middletown High School It is hard to hnd words to express our feelings toward Danby. Since he entered the Albany College of Pharmacy his course has been marked by his active interest in all college affairs and his earnest pursuit of his studies. However, we have noticed a change in him of lateg he has been having considerable trouble with a misplaced eye- brow. In fact, the thing has developed so that it is even noticeable in his picture. lt grieves us very much, too, for we cannot understand why Dauby ever should allow anything like that to mar his otherwise handsome face. WVe have been hearing rumors, too, of late, about a little girl back in Middletown who has been watching Dauby's work at school 'with an anxious and admiring eye. On this subject we have been unable to get Danby to commit him- self, but feel certain that he intends to be- come a benedict soon after college closes. Wfe -congratulate you, Danby, and wish you the best of success. EDGAR DUSENBURY BARRETT, Kill Windso1', N. Y. K' Deak " " Barry " Vlfindsor High School Marshal C25 Pin Committee C25 lVhy, yes, you must remember Barryg he occupied a seat about four rows back in the lecture room. Deak belongs to the Married Men's Club and gets a letter from the ideal of his dreams about three times a week. He is a great lover of those few extra winks of sleep in the morning, and if he is not detained usually reaches that " shrine of each chemist's devotion" in time for the afternoon session "Deak" is a prime favorite with the ladies, who fall in love with him at First sight. He is a good student and we wish him a bright future. 32 GEORGE EDWARD BONNER, Kill Luzerne, N. Y. " George " Luzerne High School Pin Committee C23 George is one of our northern members who favors us with his presence for the purpose of gaining a little technical knowl- edge and at the same time keep a watch on his brother. George takes life, and espe- cially Pharmacy, very seriously. On 21 recent State Board examination for Drug- gist he first tried the examination for Phar- macist, and then, on hnding his mistake, wrote out the Druggist exam. Such merit certainly deserves reward. Even though George does like a little nap occasionally he has the making of a very efhcicnt Phar- macist. JAMES HENRY BONNER, KXI1 Luzerne, N. Y. " Jimmie U Luzerne High School Honor Roll CID Jimmie, known to his intimates by many aliases, is one of the lights of the Phar- macy College. Jimmie in his Junior year was very conscientious and studied hard, and in consequence had his work littingly rewarded by being an honor man, It was then he decided to ease up on the studying and see more of life. To accomplish this he has divided his course into three years. He has not, however, forgotten how to study as "Jim" is " right there " in exams. We can truthfully say that without Jimmie college life would be rather dull. WVe all unite in wishing Jimmie good luck in all his undertakings. 33 CLIFFORD PATTON COLLINS, KKI1 Troy, N. Y. " Crapper " Troy High School ' " Crapper " is rather quiet and unassum- ing, attending always to " C1'2l1JDG1"SH own business, but he invariably carries a smile and 21 cheerful " Hello " for everyone. A look at his face at once reveals a man of determination and seriousness, and we feel assured he will make zu. great success of his chosen profession, Pharmacy. Especially are we sure of this since he has been seen walking on the East Side of Troy with his employer's daughter. Clifford has always kept pegging away at his studies and inci- dentally at having a good time. He is a member of the Troy bunch and can be found with Geary and Nlfhitford when wanted. HORACE MITCHELL CARTER, KXII Salisbury, Vt. . " Nick N Troy Conference Academy, Poultney, Vt. Alembic C2j . Horace is a cute little fellow, with an abnormal fondness for highly colored neck- ties. He hails from the "Green Mountain " country and bids well to rival in renown his famous Countryman, Ethan Allen. Horace is also a member of the Married Men's Club and is a credit to that organ- ization. Carter has a splendid college record and is one of the most persistent members of the class. W'e believe that in him the profession will lincl a thoughtful and loyal worker. 34' FRANCIS DE SALES CONROY, Kilf Norwich, N. Y. " Connie " " Specs " Norwich High School Did I hear some one ask, "XVhere is Norwich?" Hush! don't let "Conny', hear you or you will make him shake his sunny smile and break into a long line on where it is and for what noted, Try it and see. " Conny" has always been a conscien- tious student while with us and his hearty laugh has brightened many an hour spent in the lecture 1'OOlll. Indeed, by his laugh he is known, for one can never forget that laugh. Conroy is another faithful member of the Married Menis Club of 1916 and writes regularly back to Norwich. Perhaps a cousin, but has hustlecl wish him all er half of his. it is his mother, or better still we have our doubts. " Connie " for what he receiyecl and we kinds of success with that bett t iw l THOMAS VALENTINE CONWAY, KAI' Canajoharie, N. Y. " Tom " Canajoharie High School "Alembic" C23 Picture Committee C25 This is 'J Tom "g residence Canajoharieg color white. He started with the Class of IQI5 and took the three-year course, not because he was backward in class, but Heustecl's drug store needed him and he could only spare college a few hours each day. VVe are glad, for what our class would have done without his guidance no one knows. "Tom" was always on hand be done and us into shape. class projects . He is not when a man's work was to ever ready to whip and argue Vlfithout his aid many of our would have fallen through always sober and dignified. Gh, no! " Tom " likes a good time with the res-t of us. Like the greater part of the boys in the class, cupid's arrow has pierced his heart. W'e wish him all kinds of good luck as he leaves old A. C. P. 35 ALEXANDER DEICHES, Albany, N. Y. .K-X1 H it Albany Academy Dutch 'I JAMES HENRY CUNNINGHAM, Warrensburg, N. Y. l c 9 ' Jimmy ' XVarrensburg High School Secretary CID NVhen James Henry blew into this world, 'way back in I8-, his mother looked on his shining countenance and said, "James Henry, you for Pharmacy," and to A. C, P. Jimmy came in IQI4. He may look quiet, but, oh, my! Just get him started and you will see that the old adage, "Still water runs deep," is still true. Although very much engrossed in Xkfarrensburg, he still likes the fair sex in Albany fairly well- yes, fairly well, as many can testify to. During his Junior year he never could reach school in time for the hrst class, and we are sorry to say he still clung to the bed of mornings in the Senior year, and slid into his seat while the prof's back was turned, hoping that roll had not yet been taken. " Jimmy " studies when he must and enjoys himself the rest of the time. He seems to have made a success of it, for he is grow- ing fat. Imagine it! Alembic C25 M Cap and Gown Committee C25 Here he is, boys, " Dutch," the only and original, NVhen the Juniors lirst see him come in they are uncertain whether the president of the college has arrived or merely a senator dropped in to look over the college. As "Al " usually has his chauf- feur bring him to college, this helps the impression along. Look in at the Majestic some afternoon and you may see "Al" at the box office raking in the two-bit pieces and dazing the patrons with the bright rays of a two-carat diamond. Much credit is due UAV' Kin obtaining the ads for the Armirsic. 'Dutch" is short and thick in stature, congenial and happy of nature and a very popular young man. Ladies can End him at present at No. 185 Delaware avenue, Albany, N. Y. 36 l l i i i i i . Josnrn ELY DE LAFAYETTE, Ballston, N. Y. " Marquis " Ballston High School Alembic Caj ,loels favorite pastime is identifying drugs in Materia Medica. Oft-times, when half the class had failed on a drug, Joseph would come to the rescue and identify the drug in question. Soon after entering college ,loe received the nicknames of "Marquis" and "Admiral," but the lirst seemed to be more popular and still clings to him. One day in class Joe was asked by the professor in charge if he was not related to General De Lafayette, but the "Marquis" quietly denied any knowledge of such relationship. Joseph Ely seems to be quite content with his lot as a Pharmacist, and we have the utmost confidence in his success. Where he will locate when he leaves college wc do not know, but we understand that there is a young lady at Ballston who will have to be consulted in that matter. lVe wish you luck, Joe, and hope you will always cherish a fond memory of the days spent at A. C. P. ARTHUR VINCENT ELLSWORTH, Glens Falls, N. Y. A Slim " Glens Falls High School Here is one of Glens Falls' enterprising young citizens who has chosen to grapple with the problems of Pharmacy as his life work. "Slim' is an earnest worker and always attends lectures and recitations. Now, don't for one instant imagine that " Slim " is a dead one, for that is far from true, and any of the boys will deny that fact emphatically. He is quite a pool shark and many are the stinging defeats he has indicted on some of the young cue artists of this institution. "Art 3' is one of the few members of this class who can boast of being a Mason, and any- one who sees him cannot fail to see'his badge. " Slim 'l is very much interested in a certain young lady from this city and we have good reasons to believe his intentions are serious. Good luck, olclPal. Mayjvour future years be marked by success and happiness in Pharmacy, Masonry and Mat- rimony. 37 JACOB EPSTEIN. Albany, N. Y. if !! Albany High School In introducing this promising young Albanian we wish to state that neither Shakespeare nor Noah 'Webster can come anywhere near him when it comes to using big words, "Iake's" vocabulary of jaw breakers seems to be unlimited and when he starts explaining any of the deeper chemical and pharmaceutical problems you will have to get out your dictionaries and put in several hours of hard study, only to Find out that be is several lengths ahead of that publication. "jake" is a good little fellow for all that and always ready to help those unfortunates who are slow of com- prehension. No doubt about it, "Jake 'l loves a drug store and is certain to make good. S0 drug store andgis certain to make good. So far we have not been able to learn any of his love affairs and so cannot make any statement as to his future except that he has the earnest wishes of the members of the Class of '16 for a bright and prosperous future. WILLIAM ALOISIUS GEARY, Troy, N. Y. U Wfillie " " Sawdust Wfill " St. iPeter's Academy After completing his course in St. Petei-'s Academy at Troy, "XVillie" sat brooding over his future. As a result, he decided to take up Pharmacy as a profession, and so in the fall of 1914 he enrolled as a student in the Albany College of Pharmacy. His duties in that institution were many, but our f'lVillie," who is a good looking chap. had no affection for the ladies and there- fore conquered his duties without a mishap. " Sawdust Wlill i' is at present employed in the Curtis drug store, and glories in boss- ing his fellow clerk, "Beanpole Collins." Success to our "XVillie." 38 LORETTA ELIZABETH GRANEY, Hoosick Falls, N. Y. "Sister Graney" " Lolo " I-Ioosick Falls High School X-Ve Hrst met this charming girl on Sep- tember 27, 1914, and she and her sister have helped to brighten many a dull school hour during the two years' course. Loretta is a light-hearted, winning girl, a few inches shorter than her kid sister. She was always popular with the opposite sex, and wher- ever a crowd collected you would hncl Loretta the center of attraction. Do not think for a moment that she neglected her studiesg indeed, she did not, but made a Very line showing when it came to exams. During her Senior year she has been work- ing nights and Saturdays in a certain Troy store, where it is said they could not get along without her. Wfe hope that 'A Suc- cess " will be her portion, and that she and her sister Ethel will own a store of their own some day in the near future. V i SARAH ETHEL GRANEY Hoosick Falls, N. Y. ' Skinney " l-loosicl. Falls l-ligh School I . Ethel is the younger of " the Grancy girls," who were always in demand during our college life, especially by the boys. She is taller than her sister and seems much quieter and more dignilied, although they do say when she once gets started it is hard to stop her, She and a certain fraternity man are usually not far apart during school hours, and such a commotion as sometimes arises! Beware, Newt, Ethel says she cannot keep a tire in a store, so I fear. you would go cold and empty quite often. Ethel and her sister lived with their sister in Troy while at college, and they seemed to enjoy the trip back and forth each day, llfe wonder what could have been the attraction. Not the scenery. we hope. The class give a rousing cheer for this half of " the Graney girls," and wish her all kinds of good luck. 9 MARGUERITE REBECCA GRIFFIN, Troy, N. Y. N H Troy High School Troy Training School. Secretary C25 Alembic f2j Allow us to introduce our assistant in- structor in the Pharmaceutical Laboratory. "Sis" takes naturally to this instruction business because she was a " school marm " before sne entered upon the profession of Pharmacy. She is also possessed of great ability as an orator, and her intimate friends say that Cicero or T. R. cannot be- gin where she leaves off. Wfe all agree that Marguerite deserves great credit for the manner in which she explains the pro- found mysteries of "Caspari." She is some pugilist when it comes to chastising classmates. Ask a certain one of our frat boys. We all have to hand it to " Sis" for being our hard working, energetic class- mate, and we are proud to boast of having her as a member of the Class of 1916. Success to you, "Sis," and may you soon be the helpmate of the forester who has fallen to your charms. BEN A. I-IENSLER, KKP Albany, N. Y. tr DOC u n Ben vi Christian Brothers' Academy 'iDoe," the father of his class, is one whom exgeryone of us admire and lovefor his franlcness and seriousness of thought. No matter where you meet him, either on the steps of the Ten Eyck Hotel, at the church suppers or the race track, he is always the same and ever ready to evolve some story relative to his triumphs in micro- scopy. Wfe will expect to hear of great achievements by " Doe " in the future. 40 HESS, KKIJ Y. HERSCHEL JAMES Boonville, N. " Hershey " Boonville High School Alembic C25 Historian of Class C25 Picture Committee CQD The student who is pictured immediately adjacent to these words is hot stunt. Note the dignilied, serene expression on his face and you have a peek into his character, NVe really were surprised to hear that Herschel so far forgot his dignity as to fall asleep in the barber's chair while the barber removed so much of his hair that he was unable to have his picture taken without his hat. As a student, quality has made his work of most value. His geniality and willingness to help others have made him a most valuable friend to the less fortu- nate, as well as a valuable classmate. XVe would not forget that Herschel has a voice and belongs to the quartet of Kappa Psi which help to' make night hideous at times for the residents of Hudson avenue near No. 188. We know that he will make good through his faculty for making friends and for getting along well with everyone. CHARLES ROSCOE HUTCHINS, JR., Norwich, N. Y. K' Subway " Norwich High School " Subway," as the boys call him, is always happy when behind a cigar or a big pipe. I-Ie is a faithful worker in the laboratories as well as in the other subjeetg in H115 course. He is always awake to his sur- roundings and ever ready to grasp an op- portunity. I-le is very fond of 'X Materia Medica," and the mounting of microscopical specimens, of which he has made quite a collection. t'Sub's" greatest ambition is to lH11Cl H job in a store situated in a civil- ized neighborhood, where his ability as a Pharmacist will be appreciated. Good luck, 'I Sub." VVe wish you many years of pros- perity and hope your highest ambitions will be realized. 4E THERESA CONWAY INGRAHAM, Watervliet, N. Y. " Mrs. Ingraham " Lansingburg High School Mrs. Ingraham started to become a Phar- macist a -few years back, but love called louder than duty, and before a year was through she had virtually shook the dust of Albany College of Pharmacy off her feet and taken unto herself a husband instead of a profession. Later she thought she would like to finish her course, so joined our class in September, 1914, and decided to take a three-year course. Wfe certainly were a lucky bunch, for she was always ready to advise us, and it was good common sense which she handed out impartially to one and all. lhfe are sorry she is staying another year, but the Juniors should feel highly elated to think that they will have her CHESTER KIMMER JONES, Canajoharie, N. Y. H Chet " Canajoharie High School Honor Roll CID ln introducing " Chet " let me state that he is a plunger of great renown in the Wfall Street world. It is here that thousands of dollars are made and lost by him in a single day, but on the whole he remains about even. It is the delight of his fellow-chem- ists to watch "Chet " at his work in chem. lab. His eye, with much practice, has be- come so accurate that Burets are a nuisance to him in measuring and graduated cylinders mean a waste of time. "Chet," however, deserves much credit, as he was an honor man in his Junior year and can always be depend on to pass his exams. 42 with them. PATRICK EDWARD KILEY, Schuylerville, N. Y. ax :x Schuylerville High School Schuylerville may be a small place, but it is of historical interest and has the honor of sending some hne men out into the world, among them being Patrick Edward Kiley, A. C. P. 'I6. " Pat," as he is known among his friends, is a line little fellow, and is sure to make his mark in the world of Pharmacy. Of course, he has a habit of being late for lectures, but this is over- come by hard study and application to books. VVe know nothing' about his per- sonal affairs, as he is not given to talking or boasting about himself. but we are cer- tain that there must be a young lady in his home town who is anxiously watching his progress in A. C. P. " Pat 1' is fond of a good time, and when enjoying himself the boys say he is as noisy as the rest of them and shows himself to be a true blue sport. ln closing this brief account of this estimable classmate we wish him many years of brilliant success, and are sure that he will be a credit to the Class of '16, GEORGE DUREY LUFF, Johnstown, N. Y. 'K Curley " " Duke " Johnstown High School ls Johnstown on the map? YVell, we should say it was if "Duke" is a fair sample of the population ot that commu- nity. " Duke " or " Curley," as he is called, is one of our brightest classmates: he has a way of absorbing knowledge without the hard study which others find such a task. He is conspicuous for the manner in which he cults the first lectures in the morning. It has been said that if George was there in the morning it was a sure sign that we would have a vacation of one hour, Qdue to the absence of the instructorJ. George is deeply in love, as the many letters which he sends to Johnstown show. He also makes it a point to go home every week, and many are the bulky letters he receives during his short stay in Albany. Neverthe- less, we are extremely proud of this light- hearted classmate, and wish him many years of success in his chosen profession and much happiness in his future home. 43 RUBY MAE LUPTON, Roscoe, N. Y. " Rube " Roscoe High School Ho! Ho! Here she is. Yes, she's Ruby Lupton, from Roscoe, And haven't you heard of Roscoe? 'Why, Roscoe is in one of the famous Southern Tier counties of the Empire State, Sullivan by name. Yes, when Ruby decided to matriculate at the Albany College of Pharmacy it was along in June, 1914, and when she received word her credentials were accepted her summer hat was out of style. Ruby says the cause of this was due to the building of the new post ofhce and general store in her home village, consequently slowing the R. F. D. mails. Nevertheless, when " Rube " did join us she became a favorite of all her class- mates, especially one, who confesses to he- long to the Married Men's Club, but seems to shine around Ruby considerably. Best of success in your future career, " Rube." RALPH CHURCHILL MOODY St. Regis Falls, N. Y. " Moody " St. Regis Falls High School lt was some time during the nineties that " Moody " made his appearance on this sphere and said " Hello." He grew into a large, well-built chap with dark eyes and hair. He was always on time when classes -. 1 . - - r I N it ,I started except once, and that time Hoody walked complacently in just as "Doe" Tucker Finished his lecture. Xhfhat was the matter, Ralph? Did your alarm clock fail in. its duty or was it slo'w? "Moody" be- lieves that silence is golden, and is really the quietest man in the class except where ,girls are concerned, and then-well, fellow classmates, just glance back over the past two years and see if " Moody " didn't always stick pretty close to the few species of the female sex of which our class boasted, and also remember the way he and the girls ex- changed notes. Looks bad, " Moody." Wfe certainly hope "Moody" has the best of luck in his work and manages to cure all the folks around his home town. 44 PAUL STANLEY MURPHY, Kill Auburn, N. Y. " Murph " Auburn Academic High School First Vice-President CID Second Vice-President H5 :Xlembic QQJ Classmates, allow us to introduce to you the Honorable Paul Stanley Murphy, near and clear to us all and also to that one and only girl away off in his home town. " Murph " is a much married man, was when 'he came to us. and has always re- mained so. She must be a wonder to hold him the way she does. and as a class we wish toicongratulate her on picking a man in a hundred. " Murph " was always on the job for every class with brow all screwed up and pencil busy. Wfhen " Doc " Tucker went along too speedy, 'AMurph's" hands would grab and pull and tear at his hair until now poor Paul is in a fair way to need a good sure hair restorer. Wfe would suggest "l-lnested's." "Murph" and his books are seldom parted outside of store hours, and the whole bunch give a cheer to see him .come out so hne. As he gains his sheepskin the Alumni gain a worthy member. RAYMOND WILLARD MUN GER, Kill -Dolgeville, N. Y. " Nut " " Mnnny " " Mung " Dolgeville lrligh School President CID Honor Roll C15 - Raymond hailed from Dolgeville, and lrom all we can hnd out it must be some place. Whenever questioned as to the lo- cahty of this burg. he answers with dignity and scorn, "'VVhy, don't you know?" Iii his home town he shines forth on tha stage and-on the diamond, while at A. C. P. dining his. St-mor year he was assistant in .Chemical 'Laboratory During his Christmas vacation the last year he vis- ited a school-marm friend and- had the ter- rible misfortune to fall downstpiiyq, 'We trust he was not hurt. Wfhen all ig Said however. and we look back over " Mung's 'i record in both years, our hats come off and we all agree " There is a man." 45 Betty hails from that part of the world HAROLD DAVID NEWTON, Kilf Gloversville, N. Y. " Newt " Gloversville l-ligh School Alembic CQD Nl-lave a bean Harold" is a native of Gloversville, N. Y. He is a friendly and likable chap and very populanwith the ladies, especially one whom he designates as "Sister," but who bears no family re- semblance to our chemist. " Newtn has a hobby for collecting pennants, whcih can be seen if you but visit his home. which is profusely decorated with them. His college record is above reproach. Wfe believe that he will make a good man in his chosen Field if he continues the record he has achieved in college, Success to you, Harold. i l ELIZABETH JOHANNE NOONAN, Schenevus, N. Y. it J: Schenevus High School First Vice-President Q25 Alembic C25 known only to the mapmakers, namely, Schenevus, N. Y. She has effectively demonstrated her ability as a worker. Little did the good folk of Schenevus im- agine that their little auburn-haired hopeful would become such a prominent factor in the greilt State Capital City. Betty has a splendid College record and has-always been found to be the soul of loyalty. l-ler one great weakness is represented by a promising young man who is amicted with a dislocated eyebrow. Betty has our best wishes for a happy and prosperous future. 46 RALPH THOMPSON POLLOCK, KKII . Argyle, N. Y. " Polly " I' Ralph " A rgyle High School Alembic ' Valedictorian Honor Roll CID Pin Committee C25 About two years ago there was a new burg discovered on the map. lt was called Argyle, and was discovered when " Polly " registered at A. C. P. From this small town six miles from a railroad came this long, lean youth, every inch of him a shark. "Polly's" pet hobby is athletics, and re- port has it that at a certain athletic meet held recently a youth answering to the description of " our Ralph " just picked up the shot and threw it so far that he was awarded a handsome gold medal which bears witness of his prowess. Both years at college -Pollock has made good in his classes, and was always on hand for lec- tures and quizzes. As a reward he has been awarded the highest possible honor-that of Valedictorian. Best wishes for a suc- -cessful future. RAYMOND COLWELL QUINLAN, Krlf V Bennington, Vt. H Quinny " Bennington l-ligh School First Vice-President' CID Alternate Valedictorian C25 "Ray" is a very quiet, sedate looking chap, but the pictures of automobiles and pretty girls which decorate his room belie this impression. Wfhen asked, " Wfhat was the greatest battle of history?" he replies with a Colonel Iohn Stark expression. "Wl1y, Bennington, of course." 'K Quinny " is a devout worshipper at the shrine of the great Geber, and may be found every even- ing struggling with his "'Coblentz." He is a good student and we look for great things in the future from him. 47 HAROLD JOHN SHAFER, Fulton, N. Y. nr Pete ry Fulton High School " Pete H is one of our most diligent students. Between his work at college and a certain young lady attending the State College for Teachers, Harold is kept very busy. It is easy to see that he is working hard to make a success of the profession he has adopted, or rather of the profession that has adopted him. Harold"s ambition in life is tn become manager some day of a big drug store. He has ideas all his own about how a store should be run and X1Ve he wishes to put them into operation. think he is very wise in wishing to try out these ideas while managing someone else's business, as he will thereby un- doubtedly save himself much expense later, Experience is a good teacher, "Pete," and you know we are never too old to learn. Wfe wish you success and hope that your ambition will some clay be realized. -MARVIN DAVID SCOTT, KAI' Walton, N. Y. U Scotty " XValton High School Cap and Gown Committee f2D One of "Scotty's" favorite jobs about the drug store is dispensing soda water. In fact, the Normal girls tell us that he is a very good dispenser. Marvin has certainly made a hit among the college girls, and you can see a crowd of them most any time of day going into l-larvith'S store. They say they go there to get various articles of mer- chandise that are sold in drug stores, but 'tScotty" is the big drawing card in our estiination. NVe understand, too, that he returns these calls with frequent visits at the State College for Teachers, especially when there is a basketball game or dance on. How he will ever be able to leave Albany and all his friends in a few short weeks we do not know. However, when he does tear himself away he will take with him our best wishes for future success. 48 J. V. SMITH, IOP Chatham, N. Y. N Cupid" " Smithy " " il. V." Chatham High School Treasurer C23 "Smithy'l is one of the rising sons of Chatham, by Heck! He is a favorite friend of vanity, and we, the Class of IOI6, award him the " fashion plate prize." -lust before Tlianksgiving "Smithy'l was one of the daring youths who failed to shave his upper lip. Wfe noticed, however, that he lost it shortly after visiting Chatham. lVe don't wonder that she made you take it off, I. V., for, oh, my, it was awful. W-le trust that his profession will keep him as busy as his social activities did while at A. C. P., and that he will make as many friends out in the world as he did at the FRED LARKIN STILSON, Kill Cohleskill, N. Y. " Mert H Cobleskill High School Cap and Gown Committee C25 Very seldom do,we have two really great 1118111 from the same town in one institution of learning, but in "Mert" and Hoagland we have an exception. "Mert" came all the way from Cobleskill to gain a college education and incidentally to see a little of the world. The former object has now given way to the latter with excellent re- sults, so he says.. "Mem" is never in a hurry, which is rather unfortunate, as all authorities agree that even State College girls need sleep. W'ith these small faults we may say that. "Mert" is always ready to do his share and is a loyal member of the class. 49 old college. " Peace be with thee, as we part, Breaker of every woman's heait RAYMGND HENRY STOETZEL, KXI1 Schenectady, N. Y. " Stoetz " Schenectady High School Honor Roll til Kappa Psi Prize CID Class President Czj Alembic C23 "Raymond Henry " hails from Schenec- tady, that city of smoke, strikes and dust, but in spite of this handicap is doing nicely in Father Knickerbocker's town. H Stoetz" has never been known to entertain anything but a platonic regard for the members of the opposite sex, although many are the languishing glances thrown by them at this thoughtful philosopher. Stoetzel has a splendid record as a student and was the highest man of the class in his junior year. As a friend and classmate " Stoetz" leaves nothing to be desired. His frank smile and the hearty grip of his hand in friendship are but some of the many things that have endeared him to the hearts of all. That the goddess of success and happiness may ever attend him is our sincere wish. KENNETH WADE SWAIN, Kill North Creek, N. Y. " Swan " North Creek High School :Xlenibic Q25 Some time back in the dim and distant past a train pulled out of the North Creek station and Kenneth Swain embarked upon his college career. Perhaps we should say he was on his way to college as he had not yet enrolled on the college register. How- ever, "Swan" landed in Albany and was soon a full fledged student at A. C. P. l'Ken,' is certainly a fortunate boy. Last year he had the pleasure of spending his Xmas vacation at the Albany City Hospital, and during his visit there had his ap- pendix removed. Of course, the nurses fairly adored him and we understand that there is one particular young lady that Ken- neth would rather let take care of him than anyone else. VVhat it is all going to come to time only can tell, but when Kenneth gets that drug store up at North Creek he will probably tell us all about it. However, we feel quite certain that with all his other duties, Kenneth will find time once in a while to recall the happy days spent at the Albany Pharmacy College. SO RUTH SKILLMAN TAFFT, Watervliet, N. Y. . in rs Wfatervliet High School Wie believe without a doubt that she is the happiest girl in the land. Always with a smile and ever ready to help along a good joke. Not bashful by any means. Oh, no! " You wouldn't want us to think so, would you, Ruth?" Wfe know she loves microscopy without a doubt, and can with ease distinguish wool under the scope. Wfhile on the subject of wool let us men- tion Ruth's ability with the curling iron. You are surely an artist, 'SBill." Reline- ment and personality clearly point her out as a worthy classmate. Wfishes for a pros- perous and happy future in your chosen profession. JAY ROSSMAN TIFFANY Hudson, N. Y. sa rs Hudson High School After "Tiff" becomes a.millionaire he expects to present the college with a new laboratory building. Perhaps, though, that pretty little wife will have something to say about that, 'tTiff." "Tiff" is equipped with a good amount of common sense and an ever-ready tongue, which latter he some- times exercises during lectures, mu-ch to his own or the professorls discomliture, as the case may be. He is a member of our "Upstairs Smoking Club," the password of which is " XVho's got a cigarette? "4 "Tiff " is a great chemistry student, although we sometimes suspect that he has something to do with certain quaint odors developed in the chemistry laboratory. We all wish "Tiffany Sz Co." great success. SI LESTER ELMER WHITFORD, Fort Edward, N. Y. ' 'I Wfhit " Fort Edward High School Pin Committee C23 Yes, "lVhit" is an optimist, which fact every one admits. Occasionally, as was once the case in his Junior year, his opti- mism outran the bounds prescribed for such things and came under the watchful and stern eye of the Dean, with a result some- what contrary to "lVhit's" doctrine. "Whit" as an imitatoi' has no equal in college, and, in the case of pharmacy fail- ing to earn him a livelihood, he can always fall back on his acting abilities. "XNhere is Fort Edwardf' did you say? VVhy, that is the town "XfVhit,' comes from. Recom- mendation enough for anyone, is our RALPH MATHEWS LORD, Tannersville, N. Y. Tannersville High School Honor Roll CID Ralph has left no stone unturned in his quest of pharmaceutical knowledge. Pos- sessed ot very good reasoning power, he has improved his time while in the Phar- macy College. It is stated on authority that Ralph has a tendency toward the gayer side of lite, but we admit the contrast be- tween Tannersville and the Capital City is great. This may account for this tendency. ln some ca-ses we lind that the " Lord is not with us," but eventually we expect to see Ralph installed as manager of Rilcer CQ I-legeman stores. 52 opinion. 1 WILLIAM PITT BRIGGS, JR., Iixlf Norwich, N. Y. H Bill " Norwich High School " Bill " hails from that far-off hamlet where the Norwich Pharmacal Company holds sway, and, according to " Bills " tell, produces the Unguentine which supplys all the civilized world with the jirxt aid for bztwis. lt was here that hVilliam became imbued with the idea of a Ph.G. course followed by a Phf. The latter is to follow shortly, once the former is obtained. At present " Bill " is developing a secret process for the manufacture of aniline dyes. Nllhile on the subject of his merits, " Bill " is a lady killer and does like to look well. ln consequence the mirror suffers. l-low about it, "Bill?l' Notwitlistanding, "Bill" is a good mixer and it is our wish that he is as successful in his Ph.C. course as he has been thus far in his Ph.G. LESTER FINKLESTEIN, Albany, N. Y. "Fink" Albany High School " Fink" is one of the best natured boys we have in our class. Always has a smile for everyone. Lester is quite a singer, too, and it is not unfrequently that he enter- tains the whole class with some new popular song. Lester is quite popular with the ladies and of late has attended a number of dances. 'iFink" says these leap year parties are certainly line, and he does not see why February cannot just as well have twenty-nine days every year. He really is a very good dancer, and we can readily understand why he is in such demand. Xhfe are somewhat surprised to hear that "Fink'f is a frequent visitor at the different cabarets about town. VVe are sorry to hear such reports, and if they are true we shall have to reprove Lester for his mis- conduct. But with all his faults we all like him, and hope he will enjoy many years of the popularity he has attained. lfVe can easily see that UFink" was cut out for the high life he loves, and do not understand why he ever chose Pharmacy for a profession. JOHN W1LsoN KING, Rensselaer, N. Y. lf 7, Rensselaer High School "Red," a good-natured boy, who clairnsihis residence at Rensselaer, although this town has not yet been located by prominent geographers. Yes, we admit that john is the possessor of a species of hair, which he terms " Sanguinara blonde," and is some- what in unison with his occasional outbursts of humor. A' Red " never smokes cigarettes. .'VVhen he is Hush he carries a pocket full of Figaros. He is also a great lover of pretty ties, as seen by the display. 53 EDWARD FRANCIS LEAHY, Ballston, N. Y. u n Ballston High School Thcre's a face in dear old Ballston that we never fail to see, The face is a familiar one, we calluit Ed Leahy, Now, Edward Francis Leahy is a quiet, modest chap, Who never thinks of shooting you a crooked game of crap At cards he is a wonder, boys! you ought to see him play- "Iake" Epstein is the only man that stands in Eddie's way. You say he has some brains, dear me, of that there is no doubt For the baldness on that square-cut dome brings the fatal spot right out. Now let's cut out the kidding, for Ed's a good old scout And he'll carry off all prizes-if the rest of us move out! ARTHUR E. SEITZINGER, Hudson Falls, N. Y. ll H Hudson Falls High School " Seitf' so called and known by all the members of his class, has proven himself a model young man in every instance during his college career. Like Solomon of old he has found happiness in his search for wisdom and we would not be surprised, if, in the near future, he established a set of rules and principles for the playing of "Pinochle." Outside of his excellence in the art of understanding chemistry, he has attained great renown as a musician, so we understand from the people on Jay street. HAROLD M. SEITZINGER, Hudson Falls, N. Y. if YJ Hudson Falls High School . "'Zip' of the North Country," is the title of a book which we will all soon enjoy as coming from this member of the illustrious Class of 1916, A. C. P. Being second to none as an end man in a minstrel show, he has gained many successes in the theatrical world. His triumphs as a banjo player and his diversion of speech, has made him noted, as no other person can ever hope to attain. ' GEORGE JOSEPH SMITH, Ellenville, N. Y. . cl 1: 7 Ellenville High School " Smity" was born with an unlimited capacity for head work, therefore, accord- ing to one of the prime tests, he is a genius. ln Pharmacy he has shown his ability and achieved a good record, being one of the honorary members of the junior Class. George is a very sedate young man, but occasionally wears a smile, and, judging from the area it covers, we surmise that he uses a hair brush to clean his teeth. He is from " Missouri," and we expect great things from him in the future. ' 54 NORMAN E. WATERS, Rensselaer, N. Y. " Hank " Rensselaer High School Here we have with us one of Rensselaer's promising citizens, who without a doubt will "speak his piece " with little bashfulness. No. " Hank " isn't bashful by any meansg we'll admit it and we are slightly inclined to think he has felt "Cupid's arrow,'l as often we hear of U Hanks " being " out for the evening." Wlhen it comes to recitations "Hank" comes out with flying colors, but occasionally, when deep in thought, statistics show " Hank " is inclined to shorten his nnger nails by means other than a lile or pen knife. But who will not admit " Hank " isnlt on the square, strictly so, for a squarer lad never rolled a pill. And l'Hank's" ability as a pill- roller needn't be questioned. But Henry's favorite stunt is doing double work in Chem. Lab. Wfe know he likes it and is sorry this is only a short year. But all in all, we appreciate the classmate we have in " Hank " Wfaters and earnestly believe that success will be his for he is deserving of it. So here's luck, " Hank." V Best wishes for a prosperous future. ' . -l RAYMOND CORNELIUS VAN VLIET, Hudson, N. Y. rr Xfan rr Hudson High School "Van" is some basketball player. It is even said that at the age of two years he would rather play with a small basketball than any other toy his mother could buy him. Inasmuch as " Van " travels about the country quite a bit, we cannot say in what town the future 'tMrs. Van" is located. but as a suggestion we might say that " Van " goes to Florida every summer. "Van,s " ability to do two things at one time is demonstrated by the accuracy with which he jots down lecture notes while reading the morning paper. "Van" certainly has some trouble getting to the first lecflttgelnilornings, but then, who ever heard of the Hudson trains running according to sc e u e. JOHN HOWARD PALMER, New York City. If 7, Morris High School John first showed signs of life in New York City and no one has ever accused him of being a dead one since. He certainly does like a good story and it is better than a circus to hear John laugh. Wfhen Luff and Palmer go out together we really fear for the result of the partnership. Be careful of the ladies, "lack," for a dark lady is predestined to cross your path and rob you of your single bliss. 'fIack" says he is going to work this summer, but only in a town where a great many pretty girls reside. XVhen you discover the town let us in on it, won't you, "Iack? " 55 l li -,- ., j- my l ' - fl Qlassvmll 1 -v A45 1 f i ' J ,, , 3 J , -x:' Ea., ,.- ly? 9 . Q -V .,,N Gllttaa will ' We the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Sixteen of Albany College of Pharmacy, in the county of Albany, State of New York, being of sound mind and memory, do hereby make. declare and publish this, our last will and testament, as follows: First: To the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Seventeen we do bequeath the lecture room and all the contents thereof, excepting certain seats to be retained for further occupancy by such of the Class of Nineteen Sixteen as, having toiled not nor burned the midnight oil, .now realize that many are called but few are chosen. Second: To Mr. Hutman we leave the new Pharmacy Laboratories and all the aqueous preparations drawn from the tap by industrious students. Third: To Prof. Larkin we do give and bequeath the new Chemistry Laboratories, the same having clean sinks and being free from noxious odors. Fourth: To " Charlie U we do bequeath intact all the windows in the lecture rooms, together with a sponge and chamois to clarify and make transparent the above. Also we leave said Charlie one oil heater for each lecture room. Fifth: To the Seniors of the years to come we do bequeath the knowl- edge, gained only by bitter experience, that to bandy words with Prof. Dillenback or Dr. Dawes means certain defeat and humiliation. Sixth: To the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Seventeen we bequeath the Alemibic, and all the duties pertaining thereto, with our injunction that they be slighted not, and that all precedents and customs established be observed and continued. Seventh: To the usual occupants thereof we leave the halls with the sole condition, that the corners thereof, more especially those farthest from the windows, be reserved for engaged couples. Eighth: To the Materia Medica Class of Nineteen Hundred and Seven- teen we do hereby bequeath the Materia Medica room with injunctions that the chairs are provided as seats and the tables are not to be used as such: also that the specimens are to be examined and not used as projectiles or ammunitio-n in class disagreements. 59 Ninth: To such unfortunate members of the college as are not mem- bers of the Class of Nineteen Sixteen we leave the facultyg all persons hold this interesting piece of school property in reverence befitting to its dignity. Tenth: To the college we leave our class gift as a slight mark of the honor, respect and affection in which we hold this institution and those connected therewith. To LTRS. TNGRAI-IAM - A megaphone. Miss R. S. TAFFT - A Iew's harp. Miss S. E. GRANEY-A copy of the song. HA Little Love, a Little Kiss." Miss L. E. GRANEY-A reserved seat in the Hall. Miss E. I. NOONAN - A microscope. Miss R. M. LUP'roN -A little minister. Miss M. R. GRIFFIN -A Forester. P. S. NLURPHY -A bottle of herpicide. J. H. KING-A jar of freckle remover. G. E. BONNER - A private Delaware avenue car. R. C. Moonv - Success. L. R. XKIITITTFORD-ACtlX'C membership in Mexican Athletic Association. P. E. KTLEX'1A Schedule of A. C. P. Lectures. E. P. L,lZAIrIY-Pill acid and rip-proof .laboratory coat. G. I. SMITH - A rich father-in-law. J. V. SMITH -A plate-glass mirror. N. E. XNArERs - A nail clip. VV. A. GEARX'-A Morris chair in the lecture room. F. L. STILsoN-A pew in the Cooperstown Methodist Church. T. V. CONWAY - A pair of dancing pumps. E. D. BARRET-A private telephone. C. P. COLLINS -A special schedule on D. 81 H. R. VV. MUNGER- A marriage license. G. D. LUFF- An alarm clock. K. VV. SWAIN-An unbreakable cigarette case. H. HEss- The Chair of Philosophy in Boonville Theological Seminary. R. M. LORD-A government position. , J. H. PALMER - A rneal ticket at the VValdorf Astoria. A. V. ELLSWORTH - A pool table. i D. B. ARMsTRoNG-A moustache curler. H. SHAFFER - A term in a private dancing academy. A. E. SEITZINGER- An expanding hat. 60 in Norwich High. H M. SEITZINGER-A contract for 1917 class picture. R. T. POLLOCK H A iireman's helmet. B. A. IADENSLER - A governess for the children. H CAR'rizR-A detective's badge. R. H. S'roETZ13L - A Five-pound gavel for keeping order in class meetings. H D. NEXX"l'ON - A pair of ear-mufts. C. K. JONES - A flivver. R QUINLAN - A cranberry pie. C. X7AN VLllE'l'-A inicroscopical basketball. J. R. TIFFANY-AA baby carriage. I. E. DE LAFAYETT15-Tlie nickname of " Marquis." 1. H. CUNNINGI-IAM - More girls. VV. P. BRIGGS-The position as Professor of Hot Air I. EPSTEIN - A copy of the 'Encyclopedia Brittanica. F. D. CONROY -A Maxim silencer. C. R. FIUTCHINS-IX job in 21 Cmoclernj store. A. .DEICITES - A millionairels income. M. D. SCOTT-A perpetual subscription to " Snappy Stories." I. H. BONNER, IR- A jar of Creme Elcaya. L. FLN1cr.EsTmN-A set of new text books. LASTLY- Wie do hereby solemnly appoint Charley as the sole executor of this our last will and testament. In witness thereof, we have hereunto subscribed our signature this 25th clay of April in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixteen. 61 t n n Ax ll n n 14 A AA u A M A n A n n n AA u u n u lrii 1 v vi U wr v U H wr V v v v v U xr v v v v v vv lr v wr v v UNIORS t n n n n A AA n n M A n n A A n tt Ax n n A Ax A n n 1 r H U U v V U vl w u v wr v v wr v f vv V H v xr v W v v I A igiatnrg nf thr Muninr 0112155 The history of our class is, no doubt, like the history of all junior Classes in a great many respects. Some of us came here, perhaps, because our ancestors dids some of us because many of our friends are graduates of A. C. P., some of us because our fathers before us were druggists or pharmacists, but all of us came here from choice of profession. The majority of us were entire strangers to each other, but as the first semester came to a close we were quite well acquainted and class officers had been elected. As in all elections there was quite a bit of feeling and the following officers were elected: Mr. XN'endsley, President, Mr. Barton, Vice-President, Miss Naumauf, Secretary, Mr. Lindsay, Treasurer. Shortly after the midyears a committee was appointed for the animal Pharmacy Ball. Mr. Lossa was appointed chairman with Messrs. Barton, Wlright, Hoffman and Galloway to assist. The dance was held in the Pink Room of the Ten Eyck Hotel, Zita's Orchestra furnishing the music. To the Class of 1917 belongs the credit of giving the best Pharmacy Ball in several years. VVe are now near the close of our first year, half way to the goal which we all hope to win. In this short time we have, in our poor way, tried to master the perplexing problems of up-to-date Pharmacy and Chemistry, some of us to a greater extent than others, but all of us have learned the one great lesson, namely-to love our Alma Mater. R. M. G. 55 Elnninr 0112155 141111 Louis jacob Aker Willard Kinne Barton Cecil Edward Brooker Charles Victor Byrne joseph Candido Frederick Lansing Carr Grant Charles Carter John Benjamin Clokie Henry Patrick 'Conron Leo Francis Corrigan Ralph Thomas Curtis Joseph Michael Doherty Charles Alton Edwards Floyd Karl Ellsworth Wfalter John File Buell Hunt Francisco Harry Frumkin Robert Merna Galloway Harold Glazier Gabriel Emmett Greeley Don Melvin Hardenbrook Marvin David Harmon Edwin Heisinger Stewart Henry Himes George Niles Hoffman 6 6 Louis Krouner Ralph Patrick Lansing Robert Reuben Lavine john Lawrence Lindsay Livingston Frederichsburg Lossa Thomas John Mack Howard Gray Maclaury ul. Carl Mangelsdorf David Jacob Meyerhoff Hyman Moses Thomas Patrick Mullen, JR Ethel Naumoff Ralph David Robertson Albert Llewellyn Sanford Charles Wfallace Smith Frank Adams Stevens Donald Roy Urquhart Clifford Nathan Vogel Robert Hand Wfard Harold VVensley John Martin VVild John Clifford Wilson George Cornelius Vtfortley Thomas Patrick Mullen, Ir Ralph Young af fi- -f I-- fx w K, - fmieldlniyy 4 liappa Hai Kappa Psi organized May 30, I87Q, and incorporated in 1903. Beta Delta Chapter of Albany installed November II, IQIO, at New York. Total membership, 141. Active membership, 38. Fratres in Facultate A. B. Huested, M. D., Ph. G. G. V. Dillenbeck, Ph. G. XV. A. Larkin, Ph. G. E. C. Hutman, Ph. G. H. NV. Baker, Ph. G. M. L. Stone, Ph. G. L. G. Mathews, Ph. G. D. B. Armstrong E. D. Armstrong Roy Boles E. D. Barrett XV. P. Briggs J. H. Bonner G. E. Bonner H. M. Carter P. Collins P. D. Conroy H. I. Hess Hudson C. S. XV. K. Barton C. V. Bryne H. P. Conron G. C. Carter R. Galloway L. Lossa A. Lindsay I. XV. XV. Gibson, Ph. G. S. L. Dawes, M. D. R. B. Gray, M. D. P. P. Huested, Ph. G. H. M. Ayer, M. D. I. XV. Scudder, M. A. Fratres in Collegia Seniors J uuiors 68 B, A. Hensler R. Munger P. S. Murphy H. D. Newton R. T. Pollock R. C. Quinlan P. H. Stoetzel F. L. Stilson M. D. Scott K. XV. Swain A. J. Wlhite T. V. Conway' S. P. Mullin R. F. Curtis B. Heisinger B. Francisco R. D. Robertson G. C. lVortley H. lVensley Albany 5llrz1tP1'11itg ntva After spending the summer vacation at our homes, we came back to resume our work and to make our last year in college as successful and Jrohtable as Jossible, both for ourselves and our cha ter. l l On the evening of November 16, 1915, Beta Delta entertained the members of the junior Class at a " smoker." The class was well represented and all expressed themselves as having passed a very enjoyable evening. Prof. Wfilliam A. Larkin. one of our facultate members, spoke on " The Benefits Derived from Fraternalismf' All were impressed by the Profes- sor's earnest and direct address. The Social Committee, consisting of Brothers Newton, Carter, Stillson and Hess, were responsible for the success of the evening's entertainment. Punch, cigars and cigarettes were enjoyed. Many events of note have taken place during the year, and now, as THE .FXLEMBIC goes to press, arrangements are in progress for our annual banquet, which is to be held March 20 at Stanwix Hall, celebrating the sixth anni- versary of Beta Delta. As this is the crowning event of the year, we are all striving to make this the best ever. As the college year draws to a close the many good times enjoyed as brothers of Kappa Psi are brought more clearly to mind. These events will always remain bright in our memory. Congratulations are to be offered the brothers for the good work done during the year and their earnest support of Beta Delta. All unite in wishing Beta Delta and its members a very successful future. 69 Aiaanriatinn nf Thr Alumni nf the Alhang Qlnllrgn uf Hharmarg This association was organized March 5, 1883. The membership consists of all graduates of the College and such honorary members as may be elected by the Association. Total number of graduates, 786. Names and addresses upon the roll, 707. The object of the Association is to promote the interests of the Albany College of Pharmacy in the work of pharmaceutical education, and to cultivate social intercourse among the alumni. The annual reunion is held on the Commencement Day of the College and consists of a business meeting in the morning and a banquet in the evening. The ofhcers of the Association, except the members of the Executive Committee who are appointed by the President, are elected annually. Oficers for l9I5-1916 BIRDSEY L. MALTBIE, '85 ....... ' ........... P resident CLARK B. SLOAN, '98 .............. First Vice-President LLOYD B. VVHITTAKER, ,IS ...... Second Vice-President VVILLIAM A. LARKIN, 'OI .................... Secretary EDVVIN C. HUTMAN, '91 .... ............. T reasurer HENRY A. KERSTE, '86 ..... .... H istorian, '86 HERBERT E. VVALKER, '91 .... --- Historian, '91 LOREN D. LARKIN, '96 ..... .... .... H i storian, '96 FRANK W. RICE, 'oo .................... Historian, 'o6 Executive Committee VVARREN L. BRADT, '89 CLARENCE E. OSTRANDER, '11 LEOPOLD BRANCHE, 'IO ALBERT D. VVARNER, ,IS together with the President, Secretary, Treasurer and Secretary of the college. The next annual meeting will be held in the college building on Tuesday, April 25, 1916. So far as their addresses can be ascertained all graduates of the college are notified of the annual meeting through the mail. . Those who do not receive such notice regularly are requested to furnish the Secretary with their addresses and to keep him informed of any change in their place of residence. BIRDSEY L. MALTBIE, PH. G., P7'6'5l'dl'7'Lf, XWTLLIAM A. LARKIN, PH. G., Secretary, ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE, ALBANY, N. Y. 70 'gurdes 22. PUNS 'K DlLL1E,i - " lnsthis prescription we have one of the cases where the doctor took a list of volatile oils, copied them and made a prescription of them. Knew some of them were good for something, and so put them all in hoping one would touch the spot." Prof. Larkin in Organic Chemistry spoke of valeric acid and iodoform as belonging to a class of compounds with an odor all their own. LARKIN - " Wlhere does the oxygen go? " IONIES - "Awh - awh - I don' no." Prof. Dillenback gives the Seniors a bit of advice: 'K Listen, if you wish not to be seen, just give a good kick to a can of nitroglycerinef' STONE-H Paris green is used in killing potato bugs and animals of that class? I AIONDAY, IAN. 3rsT.- Wfhat do you think? Kiley is with us early to-day. - Dr. Tucker thinks that it is a very absurd idea that a dead body should be tricked up to look like a living one. Once, on viewing a burial where the undertaker placed the coffin in a hermetically sealed box and snapped the locks into place, the thought flashed through his mind, Wfhat a loud sound indeed it would take to bring forth that body on the day of resurrection' By the way, have you heard this: 'I Glucose is one of the new stunts in feeding to keep the patient alive two or three months longer so that the doctor can get more fees out of him." ' HIDILLIIEU IN P1ftA1iMAcv-"Nate put one over on the English ii the nutmeg game? ' A XIOICE FROM THE REAR - " ldfhat was that P " A " DILLIE 'i-"I forgot some of you boys were from the back woods." Can you beat this: 'K Rice powder, konseals or paper are used to feed fish now when there is no baby." 72 TLICIQIZR Qquoting from a Pzuzclz of hfty years ago, on adulterationj : " The grocer to his boy: ' I-I ave you put the peas in the coffee and the sand in the sugar? ' " ' Yes? " I Then come up to prayers' " Tl-IE KISS :X kiss is a peculiar proposition, of no use to one, yet absolute bliss to two. The small boy gets it for nothing, the young man has to steal it, and the old man has to buy it. The babyls right, the lover's privilege, the hypo- crite's mask. To a young girl, Faith! to a married woman, Hopeg and to an old maid, Charity. " DILLIE " tTheory of Dispensingj W 4' Powders that are not powders." gThe class wondered what they might be until he explainedj " Dillie " on january 29th forgot that he had two consecutive periods, and so at ten bells put on his coat and dismissed the class. The class felt highly elated at having an hour's vacation, but " Doc " Hensler spoiled it all, and I fear for a while his life was endangered by telling our beloved Pro- fessor that he had another hour to talk. Mr. Dillenbeclc did not think he was giving us a vacation, but said, " I came near giving myself a wait." A I9RoIfEssoR IN P11IvsICs Cdiscussing the organic and inorganic kingdomsj If - Now, if I should close my eyes, so, drop my head, so, and not move, you would call me a clod. But I move, I leap, I run. Then what do you call me? " XIOICE 1fRoII T1-IE RI2ARi "A clod-hopper." DRUGGIST - " Pills, my dear? 3' LI'r'rLE GIRL - Yes, sir. please." 3 :Q DRUGGIST -A 'fAntibiliousi LITTLE GIRL - No, sir, uncle's biliousf' " Youlre rather a young man to be left in charge of a storefl said the fussy old gentleman. " Have you any diploma? " K' IN'hy- er- no. sir." replied the shopman, " but we have a prepara- tion of our own that's just as good? 7 3 an DENTIsT PATIENT - " DENTIST - 'I PATIENT - 'K Have you been anywhere else? " I went to see the druggist in our village." And what idiotic advice did he give you? 'I He told me to come and see you." FIRST STUDENT Cwearilyj -" I suppose I'll be up all night to-night I have got to make out my expense account." SECOND STUDENT Qhopefullyj -"XN7hy don't you tell the truth and get a good night's restfl " You are very young to be a registered pharmacist," said the lady with the massive jaw. clerk." "I-Vhere is forward. " I have no two-cent stamps." 6' I wish the proprietor to wait on me and not any young your prescription?,' inquired the proprietor, coming prescriptionf' replied the lady. "WIhat I want is ive Tl-IE TEST " If you kiss me again," declared Miss Lovely, firmly, " I shall tell father." " 'I'hat's an old tale," replied the bold young man. " Anyhow, it's worth it," and he kissed her. Miss Lovely sprang to her feet. " I shall tell father," she said, and left the room. " Father," she said, softly, to her parent, when she got outside, " Mr Bolder wants to see your new gun." HAH right, Illl take it to himf' said the father, and two minutes later he appeared in the doorway with the gun in his hand. There was a crash of glass as Mr. Bolder dove through the window and departed in all haste for the railroad station. ' " Give me a sample of everything the patient takesf, directed the young doctor. " I-Ie took a k Mus. BRIGGS MRS. Gizmos iss this morningf' faltered the pretty nurse. - " My son is crazy to go to college and study Pharmacy., - 4' That's foolishness! The best place to study Phar macy is on a farm, where he can get practical experience." 74 PARENT - " Now, what are you going to charge me to cure this boy of the measles? " PHYSICIAN-- Nothing at all, my dear sir, as it is an original caseg and you will get your IO per cent. commission for every child that catches them from him." KK PROFESSOR-HTYOL1 say you are engaged in some original research. Upon what subject? U SENIOR-HF111 trying to discover why the ink won't run out of my fountain pen unless I place it in an upright position in a light, fancy vest." A CATECI-IISM FOR DRUGGISTS Q. What is a druggist? A. A druggist is a man who can pour a liquid from one bottle into another without spilling it. Q. NVhat excuse is there for his existence? t A. The excuses for his existence are three in number: Qlj The tele- phoneg C2j the directoryg Cgj the postage stamp. Q. Has the druggist any friends? A. His friends, until the day comes for collecting his accounts, are as the sands of the seashore. Q. Is one hundred per cent. the average profit on the sales in a drug store? A. One hundred per cent. is regarded as the minimum profit Cby the publicj. Q. Is the druggist a professional man? A. He is a professional man. in the matter of education, preparation and fitness, but an odd job man in the matter of fees. Q. Is the druggist the equal of the liquor dealer in the eyes of the law? A. The druggist is the only business man with whom legislation con- cerns itself to a greater extent than with the liquor dealer. He is in a class by himself. Q. Are druggists fond of recreation? A. The druggist finds great sport in pill-tile golf and mortar polo. Q. Wfhat are the literary attainments of the druggist? A. He is a frequent contributor to the powder paper. and his writings are often found on medical works. 75 Q, Does the druggist see better by artincial light? A. No, but he sees longer. Daylight is more particularly for people. Q. Is the druggist a great convenience to the physician? A. Yes, some one has to be the goat. Q. VVho is the druggist's goat? A. He has no goat. The department stores and chain stores have got his. Q. Wfhat would happen if a druggist should stop work when the whistle blows? A. To-morrow he would have two new competitors. Q. Wfhat is Pharmacy? A. Pharmacy is the drug bu-siness raised to the nth power. VVhat is the druggistsfavorite fad? . The soda fountain. Q. How does a druggist recognize his intimate acquaintances? A. They address him as " Opodeldocf' 'K Peppermintf' " Pills," or " Squillsf' Q. How does he recognize the man who is after his money? A. He addresses him as " Doctor." , Is there any hope for the druggist? . Yes, there is plenty of that. D. L. Q. A Q A A country coroner was called upon to hold an inquest over the body of an Italian. The only Witness was a small boy of the same nationality who spoke no English. The examination proceeded thus: " VVhere do you live, my boy? " The boy shook his head. 'K Do you speak English ? " Another shake of the head.- " Do you speak French ? " Another shake. " Do you speak German ? ' Still no answer. " How old are you? 'l No reply. " Do you speak Italian? U The boy gave no sign. " Wfellf' said the coroner, " I have questioned the witness in four lan- guages and can get no answer. lt is useless to proceed. The court is adjourned until further evidence can be obtained." 76 Mlm H v wr v x H v v H L A Jn A lx M n n Ax n I wr 1 v wr u H lr xr lr ol col wllc com :llc tom :lo n O O O O Remember- Cur Advertisers Made this book possible. : Show your appreciation o by patronizing them and : By Mentioning the Alembic Q O O O v O' ggi JU: CO1 :llc COL il? Bvpzmrtmrnt nf Hharmarg Hniun Hniuvrzitg Alhamg, N. IH. CHARLES ALEXANDER RICHMOND, D. D. Cl'tIllL'C!IUl' of the CI1li'Z'CI'Xifj' VVILLIS GAYLORD TUCKER, M. D.,l PH. D., DEAN Professor of Clzmzzzxfry and Toxicology ALFRED BIRCH HUESTED, M. D., PHI G., SECRETARY Profcxsor of Mafvria Medina and Botany GUSTAVUS MICHAELIS, PH. G. Ezncrifzzs Profe.t.vor of Pharzzzacy GARRET VANDER VEER DILLENBACK, PH. G. Asxociafe Profexsor of P1ICIl'Ill0Cj' EDXVIN CUNXINGHAM HUTMAN, PH. G. Dirertor of Pf1Cl7'IlltIL'U1ll'1.L'UI LUZ701'U1'07'j' VVILLIAM ATNVOOD LARKIN, PH. G. Adjznzfl Professor of Clzezlzisfry SPENCER LYMAN DAXVES, M. D. 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