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DR. AUG-USTUS W. COWLES
Firsf Presidenf of Elmira College
"Elmira's honored hisTory we sing in songs OT praise," and in so doing, Teel a liTTle selT-
conscious. Perhaps we're TooTing our own horn. Though our own immediaTe hisTory
is sTill in The making, we Teel ThaT The "honored hisTory" is also ours. The old. days
belong To us, and we, To Them.
To be sure, we do noT have among us a single dusT ruTTle, pornpadour, eighTeen-inch
waisT, hair loraceleT, or Twelve-buTTon parTy shoe. We have noT masTered The arT OT
peTiT-poinT or moTTo embroidery. We do noT marvel aT our daring To leave lighTs on
aTTer Ten-ThirTy, enTerTain wiTh a midnighT "spread", or advenTure TarTher downTown
Than The Triangle wiThouT chaperonage. Nor did They, who made ThaT "honored
hisTory" Truclg, or shag, or swing.
BUT They were alTernaTely baTTled and sTimulaTed by college work. They did have
"bull" sessions, Though The name and The conversaTion were more poliTe. They had
Their high hopes Tor The TuTure. They were young and impeTuous and, perhaps, a liTTle
--And so are we. They were, as we are, Elmira College women, wiTh all The honors,
ololigaTions, and good Tun which The name implies. So iT seems parTicularly TiTTing ThaT
in This Iris, we should presenT her . . .as she came Then . .. as she comes now.
DR. WILLIAM S. A. POTT
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Firsf Dean of Elmira
M. GEORGE SCI-IECK
Board of 'I'rusIees
HUEERT C. MANDEVILLE. ..... President
S. G. H. TURNER . . ...... Vice-Prexident
WILFRID I. BOOTH . . Secretary and TI'ea.vurfr
DOROTHY VAN HORN ANTELL
ARCHIE M. BOVIER
HERMON A. CARMER
J. HERBERT CASE
SOPHIE DAVIS CRANDALL
H. C. MANDEVILLE A
DOROTHY VAN HORN ANTELL
ARCHIE M. BOVIER
SOPHIE DAVIS CRANDALL
JOSEPHINE BAILEY DOX'LE
IENNIE CROCKER FASSETT
G. B. F. HALLOCR
MARY BULLARD LEVVALD
M. DOYLE MARKS
WILLIAM LYON PHELPS
A. E. RHODES
WILLIAM S. A. POTT, ex-ojficio
JOSEPHINE BAILEY DOYLE
PRESIDENT WILLIAM S. A. POTT
HELEN BARTHOLOMEW ROOKER
ANNA SPIESMAN STARR
MERLE D. THOMPSON
CHARLES M. THOMS
M. DOYLE MARKS
A. E. RHODES
MERLE D. THOMPSON
S. G. H. TURNER
I-IUBERT C. MANDEVILLE
WILLIAM S. A. POTT
AB., M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
HOLLISTER ADELBERT HAMILTON
A.B., Rochesterg PI'1.D., Johns Hopkins
M. ANSTICE HARRIS
PILD., Yaleg Litt.D., Elmira
FRANCES M. BURLINCAME
A.B., Radcliffeg ECl.lVl., Ed.D., Harvard
W. I. BooTH
GROVER C. T. GRAHAM
A.B., William Jewellg A.M., Brown
FRANCIS A. RICHMOND
ELMER W. K. MOULD
A.B., Uniong M.A., B.D., Yaleg Ph.D., University
Secretary of the Faculty
CORNELIA PORTER DWIGHT
Professor Emeritus of Mathenratics
GEORGE MORGAN MCKNIGHT
Professor Emeritus of Music
FRANCIS A. RICHMOND
Professor of Chemistry
HOLLISTER ADELBERT HAMILTON
A.B., Rochesterg Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Professor of Classical Philology
ELIZABETH LEIGH WHITTAKER
A.B., Cornellg Sc,D., Elmira
Professor of Biology
E. MARGARET GRIMES
A.B., M,A., McGillg Ph.D., Columbia
Professor of French Language and Literature
JOHN R. TUTTLE
A.B., Stanfordg Ph.D., Cornell
Professor of Philosophy anal Education, and
Director of Extension Division
A.B., Elmirag M.A., Cornellg Leland
Professor of Speech
ELMER W. K. MOULD
A.B., Uniong M.A., B.D., Yaleg Ph.D.,
University of Chicago
Alexander Cameron MacKenzie Professor of
Biblical History and Literature
MARY CLEGG SUFFA
A.B., A.M., Brown
Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy
B.S., Ilincolng M.A., Columbia
Professor of Euthenics, and Director of
MARY MEGIE BELDEN
A.B., Oberling Ph.D., Yale .
M. Anstice Harris Professor of English
M. GEORGE SCI-IECK
A.B., Rochesterg M.A., Princetong
Professor of Psychology
A.B., Bryn Mawrg A.M., Ph.D., Cornell
Professor of English Literature
THOMAS J. TOOLE
Ph.B., St. Bernardsg M,A., Holy Cross
Assistant Professor of Religious Education
A,B,, Elmirag Sorbonne, 1921-22, 23-24,
Assistant Professor of French
B.S., Miamig Certificate Hygiene and
Physical Education, Wellesley
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
'LYDIA BOURNE WALSH
B.A., M.A., Wellesley
Assistant Professor of Botany
A.B., Wellesleyg M.A., Cornell
Assistant Professor of Biology and Botany
ESTI-IER V. I-IANSEN
A.B., Vassarg M.A., University of
Wisconsing Ph.D,, Cornell
Assistant Professor of Latin and Archaeology
BENJAMIN MUNN ZIEGLER
A.B., New York Universityg LL.B., M.A.,
Assistant Professor of Political Science
GWYNN S. BEMENT
Elmira College School of Musicg Cornellg
New York University, Eastman School of
Musicg Staatliche Akaclemische Hochschule
fuer Musik, Berling Musikschule uncl Kon-
servatorium, Basel, Switzerland
Instructor in Music
HELEN M. HITCHCOCK
B.A., Smithg M.A., Yale
Instructor in Art
Instructor in Physical Education
B.S., Columbia University
Instructor in Nursery School
JANE ROSS MOORE
Instructor in Spanish
FLORENCE BROUGH GILFETHER
Instructor in Euthenics
T. WHITNEY IZARD
C.P.A., Wharton School of Finance and
Comrnerceg University of Pennsylvania
Instructor in Business Administration
GEORGIA L. FIELD
A.B., Smith, A,M., Ph.D,, University of
Professor of English Literature
RAYMOND B. STEVENS
A.B., Denison Universityg B.D., Rochester
Theological Seminaryg Ph.D., University of
Professor of Sociology
FRANCES M. BURLINGAME
A.B., Radcliffeg Ecl.M., Ed.D., Harvard
Professor of Psychology
'kAbsent on leave
'mAbsent on leave second semester.
DEAN BURLINGAME, Miss FINTER, AND
M.A., Ph.D., University of Berlin
Professor of German Language and Literature
MARION A. AMES
A.B., lVI.S., University of Michigang
M.A., Ph.D., Bryn Mawr
Professor of Chemistry
'WEDITH A, FARNHAM
A.B., Wellesleyg M.A., Ph.D., Cornell
Professor of History
GEORGE M. KAI-IRL
A.B., Wesleyang M.A., Princetong
Professor of English
EVELYN C. AVERY
B.S., Simmonsg M.S., University of Chicago
Associate Professor of Euthenics
GRACE A. THOMAS
A.B., Western Marylandg M.A., University
of Michigang Ph.D., Cornell
Associate Professor of English
AGNES M. ORBISON
A.B., Bryn Mawrg M.A., University of
Associate Professor of Biology
A.B., M.A., .Elmirag M.A., Cornell
Associate Professor of Speech
HELEN SOPI-HE DAVIS
A.B., Elmirag M.A., Cornell
Associate Professor of English
A.B., Clark Universityg M.A., Columbiag
Pl1,D., University ot' Minnesota
Assoriate Professor of Eronornics
GEORGE G. LECKIE
B.S., M.S., Ph,D., University of Virginia
Associate Professor of Philosophy
EFRANCES M. WRIGHT
B.A., M.A., Brown '
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and
A.B., M.A., Elmira
Assistant Professor of French
B.A., M.A., I
Instrurtor in E
B.M., M.M., Eas
of Naples, Italyg
Music of the l
B.M., Eastman Sc
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B.S., Acadia Universityg A.IVI., PI1,D
Instructor in Botany
Instructor in Specrb
lnstruttor in Euthenicr
""M. ELIZABETH BOHANNON
A.B., Wellsg M.A., PI'1.D., Cornell
Instrurtar in History
I-IARRIET G. BROWN
EDITH L. CARPENTER
PI'1.B., Vermontg Chautauqua School for
Assistant to Librarians
ANNE J. MORSE
AB., Elmirag B.S. in L.S., N. Y. S. C.
T., Library School
General Alumnae Secretary and Director
of College News Bureau
AB., Wellesley .
Assistant to the Alumnae Secretary
Assistant to the Bursarg Manager of the
BERTI-IA C. FOORD
Dietitiang House Director
B,S., Elmirag M.D., Cornell Medical School
ELEANOR L. STEVENS
A.B. , Elmira
Secretary of the Bureau of Appointment!
and Extension Division
ISABELLA W. FINLAY
Secretary to the President
GRACE M. BROWN
Secretary to the Dean
Mlxtron of Harris House
M:AI:sent on leave second semester.
JENNIE AYRES LUNDY DR. ANNA SPIESMAN STARR
1859 President Alumnae
Flirt Alumnae Preridenl
Elmira's active Alumnae . . . organized in clubs all the way
from Massachusetts to California . . . stopping by the way for
Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Michigan, Wash-
ington, D. C., and New Jersey . . . twenty-five clubs in all . . .
busily engaged in giving Elmira a "build-up' '... each group
with its own pet scheme for promoting interest in Elmira . . .
inculcating those of the prep school age with the gloves of their
future Alma Mater . . . all these schemes equally good and
exceedingly novel . . . the individual groups united in the im-
pressive Elmira College Alumnae Association . . . under the guid-
ance of its capable oH:1cers . . . including its distinguished president,
Dr. Anna Spiesman Starr, and its hardworking executive secre-
tary, Miss French . .'. even the honorable secretary's irrepressible
poodle becomes the epitome of deference-and silence-in his
admiration for the Alumnae.
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The Alumnae do not leave us in doubt as to where we stand with
them. They have given many evidences of their interest and
affection. They provide endowments, loan funds, gifts, the ben-
efits of which we enjoy. Invariably they are eager to meet, to
entertain, and to help us. It seems high time that we, ualumnae-
to-be," should show how proud we are of them.
We wonder if they lcnow how much we lcnow about them. We
can rattle off several individual histories. Charlotte Blake Brown,
'66, distinguished surgeon and child specialist, establishing the
first training school for nurses on the Pacific Coast. Another
physician, Mary Niles, '75, was a medical missionary to China
for forty years, and there established that country's first school
for the blind. The second woman to be elected to the United
States Congress was an Elmira alumna, Alice Robertson, '76.
More recently Anna Spiesman Starr, '13, has .won unusual dis-
tinction in the field of psychology, while Sylvia Chatfield Bates,
,05, has heard the pleasant ring of critical commendation for her
novel, "The Long Way Home."
Admittedly we are impressed by these individual accomplishments,
but no more than by the attitude of all Elmira Alumnae. Career
women and homemalcers alike, despite the crowding hours of
their busy lives, find time to stand together in the preservation
of old loyalties and in service to their College. '
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Elliott, Dunham, Finter, Greene, Swain
MARGARET DUNHAM ,.
Miss FINTER .
. . . President
. . . Secretary
. . . Treasurer
SENIOR CLASS HISTORY
We've acquired it-we hope . . . that thing called dignity . . . Now we're nearly
at the top . . . diplomas are in view . . . memories interfere, though . . . so numerous
. . . so pleasant and amusing, for all our dignity! Frequent questions . . . do you
remember . . . do you recall . . . do you know . . .
Yes-we remember . . . Freshman year . . . so near, yet so far. That organized,
official feeling when we chose Dottie Graeves as our President . . . our proud an-
nouncement by which we adopted Miss Finter as patron saint . . . our hilarious
attempts to become French for an evening in French Circle . . . our pride in our
artistic ability . . . our debut as actresses in The Sleeping Beauty . . . picnics with
Miss Finter . . . May Day . . .
Sophomore year . . . and our rampage upon Cowles Hall! Our satisfaction that
we really "belonged" . . . that we owned the privilege of being 'Quninvitedn guests
to a Junior-Frosh picnic . . . that the failure to guess Freshman President was only
abiding by tradition . . . that our cooling system with the iceberg-penguin atmos-
phere at the Soph Hop was quite effective . . . that last-minute psych notebooks
were an accepted mores . . . Second semester brought further dramatic endeavor!
Presentation of the Prince and the Pamper . . . May Day breakfast for our Senior
sisters . . . our delightful luncheon . . .
Junior year meant little sisters. Remember our concern . . . our failure to outwit
the Sophs at our picnic . . . the importance we felt in our capacity as "escorts" at
the President's reception . . . Remember our Iris campaign . . . the ucoming out" in
those academic black formals on Cap and Gown Day . . . that breathless excitement
which we felt about Junior Week-end . . . glamorous formals . . . thrilling dates . . .
our sophisticated prom . . . that hectic two weeks of constant rehearsal to present
The Swan . . . Junior Hop in the spring . . . and Junior Banquet . . .
Realization of the "last" . . . vacation over . . . we returned as Seniors! The
ur le chr santhemums which we so envied last ear were at last a realit . Senior
P P Y Y Y
Week-end . . . swinging and swaying . . . raising our banner . . . "Calling it a day"
with our Thes is resentation . . . Re eatin our former buddies, success with a
P P g
Christmas dance in the gym . . .
After Christmas . . . memories growing more clear . . . grim rehearsals for our
last dramatic fling . . '. the familiar word uagencyn . . . completion of practice teach-
ings . . . Things always must end . . . but they begin, too . . . best of luck-every-
BINSVVANGER, EMMA SUE
BRINSNIAID, DORIS -
HENNESSY, MARY ELIZABETH
ROACH MARY MARGARET
RUDISILL, MRS. MABEL
SUTHERLAND, MARY RUTH
WAHL, MARY CAROLYN
H022 cz Safurhy Evezzilzqn
Newman, Gleim, Port, Sweet, Church
DOROTHY GLEIM .
EVELYN SWEET . .
DR. POTT . .
. . . President
. . . Secretary
. . . Treasurer
NIOR CLASS, I939
JUNIOR CLASS HISTORY
We Lucky Lasses . . . are a multiple of thirteen . . . we came in on the thirteenth
. . . our Freshman Banquet was held on the thirteenth . . . our patron saint is Dr.
Port, and that announcement came on the thirteenth, too . . . our biggest ambish:
to graduate on the thirteenth.
Freshman year . . . ,anet Brown, President . . . Freshman Tea Dance: lovely
affair fnet profit 82.00, . . . Thanksgiving recess prolooooonged fthat made His-
tory, . . . Maternity pins were all the rage fpencling the capture of some male's
frat jewel, . . . sun baths on the roof of Alumnae . . . some air-minded hero flew low
one day to enjoy the view . . . Jean I-Iornbeck's pet fish went down the bathtub
drain . . . and second floor started a beauty parlor to end all beauty parlors . . . Dr.
Pott graced the big sleigh ride in a straw hat . . . capture of the Mock May Queen
. . . and a few coats torn to ribbons . . . May Day, and the unforeseen happened
. . . Pluto and Proserpine were pitched into the air when their chariot did a nose-
Sophomore year . . . we dined at the Country Club as guests of Dr. and Mrs.
Pott . . . something new in traditions: Mountain Day breakfast for the Potts . . .
grand entrance to Freshman Banquet with sirens and a police escort . . . Jane Cobb,
Soph. Pres .... which reminds us of . . . the dating bureau . . . and Soph Hop . . .
Dr. Pott, in a joshing mood, penalized Cobbie's man for holding! . . . Edie Wil-
liams' daring capture of the mouse in Cowles . . . the mystery of the year: who was
in the raccoon coat that made a late entrance into Cowles one night via the front
fire escape? . . . Janet Brown wandered away on the arm of a tall, handsome man.
Junior year . . . with Ginny Church as President . . . Freshman-Junior picnic . . .
weiners and wind, cider and doughnuts and freckles atop Harris Hill . . . the unfor-
getable cap and gown . . . gifted Trespians waxing eloquent in Brief Candle . . .
Junior Week-end . . . fbutlers, calling cards, and red, red roses, . . . with Cobb and
her committee making a bee-yootiful success of Prom . . . Doyle and hers capping
the week-end with Dinner Dance . . . where Dr. and Mrs. Pott learned the Big Apple
from the core out . . . Mid-terms rendered insignificant by Janie Glll7S and Dottie
Gleim' s clamoring appendices . . . IRIS staff luncheon at the Langwell, after which
the sudden appearance of little gold keys sent our anticipation soaring evenhhigher
. . . a year full of all-sorts of luck-of unforgetable happenings . . . of laughter . . .
and thrills . . . and an occasional worry . . .
We 39's wish you all the best luck . . . the kind of luck weave had . . . for ours,
we're sure, is a charmed lifel
CRAFT, MARY LOUISE
CURRAN, MARY CATHERINE
DOYLE, MARY ELIZABETH
GALLAGHER, MARY ANN
O,NEILL, ROSE ANNE
ST. CLAIR, NANCY .
SNYDER, MARY ALICE
TARANTO, ROSE MARY
THOMPSON, MARY ANNA
VVRIGHT, MARY LOUISE
Silly incidentals causing worry and hurry
. . . last-minute Hurry finishing "must do's"
. . . periodic problem, a day hop or dorm
girl . . . an old hand at falling up or down
stairs . . . a New York City addict. Blond
curly hair changed in style with each new
moon . . . a little k-id in the clay time, a
smoothie at night . . . Uhead in th'e clouds-
feet on the ground"??
A wee-will-o'-the-wisp-of-a-lass with a smile
so catching she should be quarantined. Writes
with a crisp pungent insight, no matter
what the subject . . . incredible appe-
tite . . . is interested in Syracuse for purely
personal reasons . . . "Smudge" pattering
around in her Doctor Dentons . . . hot-fudge
sundaes . . . brilliantly subtle mind . . . Curly-
Locks looking for the four Bears of Wisdom.
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A gleeful chortle, often heard over the Book-
store counter. A bewitching glint in her
green eyes. An amused lop-sided grin. Out
swaggers the navy in gob outfit, convulsing her
audience . . . philosophy flavored with hu-
mor. A cynical curl of the lip for anything
smacking of affectation . . . likes to eat al-
frescoe . , . a personality with the tang of
salt Water . . . "quit quotin' me!"
Complains about red hair and freckles-the
shade is coppery gold, the freckles faint and
flattering . . . Hjust can't get up in front of
people to speaku-the voice is low, husky,
pleasing . . . insists she's a dub at all sports
-learned to ice skate in a single evening . . .
envies more popular girls-disappointed three
other contenders when she chose her current
"heart" Why, Alice, you've been deceiving
A dependable recipe for the doldrums . . .
likable, loyal, entertaining . . . given to such
frivolous occupations as tap dancing . . . yarn
spinning. . . valentine buying . . . candy eat-
ing. VVithal, when the occasion demands, is
properly serious, thoughtful, responsible. En-
joys movies . . . and usually stays put, 'way
past the this-is-where-we-came-in stage. Puts
the glee in Glee Club . . . provocative . . .
demure . . . wistful.
Swings a mean backhand, hits a fast ping-
pong, strokes a smooth crawl-why enumer-
ate? She's tops in all of them . . . loves to
go dashing around in tan roadsters . . . longs
for her stuffed animals, but the hospital says
Uno soap" . . . kinda tycoonized curly hair
. changes from Samson to Delilah on a
moment's notice . . . hates black stockings and
long skirts . . . takes long swinging strides
. . Honest John.
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Only inadvertently have we discovered-h'er
interest in archaeology . . . her more than
passing acquaintance with the arts . . . her
wide reading . . . her discriminating judg-
ment . . . her talent for writing, much above
the average . . . her pithy, dry brand of
humor . . . 'fButtrick Hides Light Under
Bushel Basket"-these are the headlines in
her life . . . as she would have them . . .
but not as the world will leave them.
Soph'istication laced with little girl ribbons
of spontaniety and tranquillity. Possesses that
arresting appearance that makes heads turn.
Thoroughly enjoys shopping. Sincerely ap-
preciates music. Creates a Renoir still-life
from one sheaf of Howers . . . so enjoyed
bicycling in Merrie Olde England that she
shipped her "bike" across and now pedals
her way around to her heart's content . . .
enchanting voice . . . serenity . . . charm
. . . potted-plants.
Bombastic pleasingly , . . school spirit plus
. . . Big sister for all freshmen . . . leader
of meetings, swayer of convictions, Hxer of
ideals. Plops "in medias res" of a discus-
sion and, astonishingly enough, comes up
with the right idea. An energy so boundless
that "Where are you?" admirably fits her.
The dramatic poise, ability and voice of a
true Thespian . . . Cornell at Purdue-im-
possible? just ask Church'.
An ability-to get along with anybody . . .
to do a great many things well, from con-
ducting a class meet-ing to teaching a bunch
of beginners how to truck . . . to be as dig-
nified as any college president or as silly
as a four-year-old just before bedtime. A
stag line a mile long . . . versatile . . . un-
assuming . . . modest . . . truly, "one in a
Kitty . . . smoky-black hair . . . slight, with
a neat, going-places stride. A keen, compre-
hensive intellect, unbiased and unspoiled . . .
that is bound to sky-rocket het to untold
heights of success. A facile, adroit scribbler,
her pen pictures are delightfully engrossing.
The epitome of good sportsmanship, Kit is
liked by everyone and is in demand for every-
thing. Almost-but not quite-too good to be
A rare combination of smart sophistication
and childlike naivete. A giggle as infectious
as a dose of measles. The abilityto sleep
anywhere-anytime. Wholehearted enthusi-
asm in everybody's interest . Is it love
or infatuation? . . . 'gL9's Cupid . . . frank-
ness, her principle criterion of friendship . . .
"We Coopers always stick together" . . .
weeps convulsively upon occasion. Doesn't
feel at home until sh'e has fallen downstairs
. . . does the frog sleep, Coopie?
Mary, Queen of the Bridge Table . . . An
impish twinkle takes away the sting as she
trumps your ace. Patriotically patronizes the
candy counter for the sake of the tinfoil. Har-
bors a herd of elephants, pink and otherwise,
on her bureau. That cheery smile has found
her hosts of friends who make her room their
Mecca . . . VVe wonder what lurks behind
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Laughter-sparkled effervescence spilling out
of china-blue eyes. Supple lash of wit snap-
ping crisply. An intriguing air of pert in-
dependence . . . quiet ell-iciency underscoring
every action . . . meticulous neatness that
demands order even among curling iron and
bobby pins . . . a startling habit of bend-ing dou-
ble to inspect the course of stocking seams...
endearing dependability . . . serious thor-
oughness . . . pepper, -ice cream, and bread
. . . a vibrant slenderness adding zest to
A big heart in a little person . . . a three-
cornered smile. Is renowned for her even,
unruffled disposition. Dances crazily down
the corridor in moments of elation . . . writes
letters which have that book-length bulge . . .
high heels . . . ski-suit . . . A fancy running
toward stuffed animals . . . movies. . . sand-
wiches . . . and sonnets. A mind that doesn't
need glasses . . . a personality set to music.
Janie's only grievance: Please, world, I am
grown up! . . . yea, verily! . . . just watch
her superb poise as she faces prom lines . . .
hops Cornell-wards for week-ends . . . gra-
ciously becomes a perfect hostess to crowds of
dorm gals . . . capably plays the lead in
French plays Csotto-voce: and that blithe way
she has of being better late than never? . . .
of remembering what she forgot?j . . . cush-
ions . . . corsages . . . cinnamon toast . . .
, cunnin' . . .
"Lee" . . . slim and sparkling. Mysterious
ability to acquire that schoolmarm look mere-
ly by adding "specs," Speaks French glibly
and can even tell you the date of Louis Quat-
torze. Possesses a magnetic attraction for fra-
ternity pins. Radiates charm from under a
tiara . . . fingernails in the red . . . trim
feet that make us wonder whether the Ox-
ford-movement is as smart as it seems.
MARY CATHERINE CURRAN
Chris to us. A friendliness that pops out
in a broad grin and a cheery greeting. Has
a habit of gesticulating with her hands when
enthused. Can be found dashing off letters
at the most unexpected .times. Possesses a
nice singing voice .... a violent distaste
for French idioms . . . both humor and good
humor . . . a relish for books and more books
. . and red curly hair.
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Accent on charm . . . VVide, wide eyes, a nose
slightly retrousee, an angelic smile . . . all of
which render as a complete surprise that su-
perb sense of the ridiculous which finds ex-
pression in the subtlest of witticisms . . . in
the most comical of impersonations . . . Inci-
dentally, show her a Getrert Bundy sketch
. . . any china Mexican Hgure . . . a pudgy
baby . . . some really intelligent perfume, and
she'll say "uncle" right off!
There's a lilt to Monte, and we feel it just
looking at her. A finished cosmopolitan, she
whips all over the map. Intrigues us with
her sparkling bons-mots, her knack of relat-
ing some of her inimitable experiences. Takes
sheer delight in 'dogs Cany old stray, dirty
waif of a mongrelj . . . amusing, worldly
accessories . . . community singing . . . any-
thing impromptu or informal . . . is our
own Mademoiselle . . . "Star Dust."
Tall and slim and vibrantly alive. Fingers
that can wheedle harmony, rhapsody, sym-
phony out of a jumble of Hats and sharps
. . . clipped remarks punctuated by eloquent
gestures of her hands. Walks faster than
anyone we know . . . would like to live in
Hawaii and raise dogs . . . has a penchant
for trimming hats . . . a nice sense of the
dramatic . . . forever in demand on all com-
mittees . . . 39,5 brick.
DeSales . . . not an ordinary name . . . not
I 'nordinately generous
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and thoughtful . . . advocates the common
h h ar, her umbrel-
ownership of her lunc , er c
la. A true Thespian, she likes to mess around
in grease paint . . . settings . . . costumes. A
fondness for wearing black . . . for devising
dinner parties. Leans toward candy bars Cand
still stays leanlj . . . a perennial smile . . .
the most likable of personalities!
just when we have her nicely catalogued as
a modern miss who likes the New Yorker
. . . swing music . . . Cornell week-ends, we
catch that dreamy expression . . . that sweet,
faint, far-away look . . . and we say, "How
did she get in here? All she needs is a
ken, and a shining knight in white
armor." We wonder, does she do it on pur-
tovver, a to
Prodigal daughter who returned to the jun-
iors this year. Pops out with incredulous
questions at unexpected moments. Has the
enviable habit of piloting herself through sit-
uations that would knock perfected poise out
else. Enthuses over the little things
in life . . . Quick wit that unsheathes itself
on provocation . . . Theme song: My Little
Fraternity Pin . . . breathless hurry . . . irre-
pressible giggle . . . "Sue."
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ANNE PENN ELL
Something new and different . . . a rounder
in collegiate circles-first Buffalo, then Syra-
cuse, and now Elmira! CAnne, please stay
put from now onj . . . would like to carve
herself a niche in the world of journalism
. . . a novel coiffure that is definitely a
crowning glory . . . belongs to the room that
invariably has a letter or two on th'e thres-
hold . . the lady in red . . . tricky expres-
sions . . . Fenneloquence.
American girl bearing the stamp of the
Orient. Smooth unhurried voice. Logical
mind carefully brushing away useless thought-
weeds . . . gracious manner of a poised host-
ess . , . is staunchly loyal to her ideals, to
her family, to her friends . . . interests her-
self actively in foreign affairs . . . domes-
ticity is an art with her . . . thinks Cornell
is tops . . . delicately tinted Japanese prints
. . . world peace . . . cosmopolitan friends.
Possessions-knack at painting-just once and
a while . . . weakness for collecting odd,
unusual jewelry. Passions-dashing around
like mad in smooth cars . . . Burke . . .
Postmarks from hither and yon, Partialities
-boasting home-town glories . . . woolly,
woolly dogs. Pets-shoes, shoes, and more
shoes . . . Cthe same goes for hatsj . . .
knit suits . . . fur collars. Peeves-the red
tint in her hair . . . broken fingernails '. . .
Is here, there, and everywhere . . . surprise
package plus . . . a giggle-or maybe you
call it a laugh . . . effervescent-even after
vacations . . . dons kerchiefs, skirts and sweat-
ers and the conventional anklets . . . whim-
sical-at times . . . unearths sad lingering
poetry . . . jittses around at Cornell week-
ends . . . slang-no, just her own little jar-
gon . , . speaks in frank, unbiased manner
. . . gentlemen prefer blonds but Frittsie takes
MARY ANN GALLAGI-IER
A delightful mixture of sense and nonsense.
Sister Knit of the famous Knit-Wit com-
bination. Eyes that surprisingly match bronzy
hair . . . unwilling dimples . . . sweet es-
sence of mothballs. Ardent worshipper at
the altar of the Great God Sleep. Keeps up
with the times via .stacks of VValter Winchell
clippings . . . Tucker-inner de luxe . . . ten-
der dispenser of soda and sympathy.
Represents the finer things in life . . . a true
blue 'femme from 'way back . . . seems a
Diana sort of person . . . hands lovely enough
to drive the sculptor or soap manufacturer
slightly mad . . . speaks with an accent both
in-dividual and nice . . . dances to slow,
smooth music . . . lets h'er hair down Clit-
erallyj and looks like a fairy princess . . .
tennis . , . basketball . . . I.R.C.
Hails from C.C.I .... a suspicion of a Penn-
sylvania-Dutch accent lurks in the sudden
tongue-quirk of a word. Chemistry is her
chief aim in life. One finds in jo, in ad-
dition to her shy humor, that rare quality-
a good listener . . . would walk a mile to
see a Jeanette MacDonald picturef Crinkles
her eyes when happy . . . a gracious, charm-
ing, worthwhile new member of the junior
So rare . . . A shining rapport with life that
is lovely to behold. Has definitely convinced
us that the play is the thing. Plans the most
incredible things and through her contagious
belief and assurance, shapes them into reali-
ties. An invulnerable enthusiasm that never
Peters out . . . brown eyes and dimples . . .
seraphic smile . . . a vibrant, stirring voice
. . . Janie, by the way, thanks for the memo-
ries . . .
Colgate calls and Colgate week-ends . . .
h'eavy coats and big mittens . . . fly-away
hair disdainful of hats . . . dance demon for
both swing and slow . . . graceful and light
footed . . . "little jeff" in a Mutt and Jeff
partnership . . . notebooks filled with brown
inked scribbles . . . knitted suits of special
design . . . offers worthwhile sacrifices of
either serious or chattery nature to the Great
Tall, blonde and concerned with classical
matters. Expects to be reading French plays
ad infinitum, Can always be depended upon
by hungry prowlers for a handful of crack-
ers . . . keeps a picture of the "friend" where
she can most easily look at it. Grins en-
gagingly at passersby. Enjoys afternoon tea
with all the trimmings . . . contract bridge
. . . tennis . . . lazy drawl . . . friendly jean.
Falls for everything, everywhere . . . gen-
erous, gullible and gay . . . sentimental about
things both little and big . . . streamlined
clothes . . . shoes by the dozen. Cocks her
head in a typical six-year-old fashion when
turning handsprings through columns of fig-
ures. An Annapolis addict tempered by a
Cornellian craze. Drives her friends mad
by running fingers through a fresh wave.
A combination of the cosmopolitan and the
Sweetly serious . . . of gracious mien . . . un-
ruffled and serene. Early to bed and early to
rise makes a dietitian healthy, wealthy and
wise . . . spotless white uniforms . . . calories
and vitamins, No speck of dust dares invade
her sunny sanctum , . . Although a student of
astronomy, Dot finds Hollywood stars more
interesting than the Big Dipper . . . and thus,
without di-gression or retro-gression, Dot pro-
gresses through college.
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Amiable temper . . . infectious smile . . . use-
ful hands . . . eyelashes that bat when owner
is ,embarrassed-all these are a part of Mar-
garet's charm. Perhaps the nicest thing about
her is her consistent refusal to don the halo
of artist. Her interest in art is permanent and
sincere . . . Refuses to subscribe to Marty"
pretensions . . . A stands for Apple . . . B
stands for Boy . . . and Margaret stands for
a lack of aifectation.
As impudent as a thumbed nose . . . a laugh
so inexplainable and contagious . . . a near-
sighted squint through crinkley eyes . . . an
organizer of crazy grand schemes . . . a
personality as diHerent and striking as next
year's hats . . . fingernails all chewed off-
but who cares , . . a balancer of budgets or
money-never! . . . sticks to her own secret
ideals . . . but has a keen love for living . . .
The very essence of winsome femininity.
Seems to be a past master in the art of the
siesta. Provocatively inconsistent, she switches
from the demure to the gleeful in a split sec-
ond . . . An engaging drawl that is typically
Pearl . . . Impresses us with her air of being
unimpressed and unamazed . . . An affinity
for red . . . lovely to look at, delightful to
know . . .
As nimble as that Iack-jump-over-the-can-
dlestick-person. A lightning quick mind
which rides her buoyantly over a sea of trans-
lations, papers, reports, popped-quizzes.
Lives all winter for summer to come so she
can be off to the lake . . . a penchant for
sailing, dancing, tennis and, of course, bas-
ketball . . . a bit of Puck in her eyes and in
her grin . . . "Duck" is fun to know.
Dare-devil at dizzy heights. Goes ecstatic
over tricky new lipsticks and nail polish . . .
a svelte formal not quite disguising smooth
dancing. Ever open to suggestion for fun
and stuff, her "hey, that would be funll' en-
dorses every expedition . . . movies . . . any
flavor, just so it's chocolate . . . ice skating
. . . Camels . . . a paradox of the blase and
the naive, she keeps us guessing!
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17. yxafiiifiqever has been known to explode, even in
the midst of the most chaotic college catas-
trophes. Friendship as highly valued as a
Rembrandt painting. An etfervescent spar-
fkle in h'er eyes which might be partially due
to her fraternity pin. An appreciation of
M lmlkethoven or Swing, Moliere or Esquire,
caviar or hamburgers and onions . . . charm-
ing hostess . . . orchids and easles . . . to
love her is a liberal education.
T H E mm Y E
A cool, level-headed sort of person with a
nice outlook on life. Often seen tripping
blithely homewarcl o'er the week-end Qthere's
a Reason for it, we fancyj , . . One of the
best dancers on or off campus . . . Mothers
her gang, and how they love it! Is celebrated
for her crisp, pungent repartee . . . chapeaux
in the manner of Mme. Suzy . . . and a mean
swing with niblick and mashie.
The prototype of all disciples of the art Terp-
sichorean. Convulses her friends by realistic
imitations of celebrities, campus and other-
wise. VVide, brown, mischievous eyes belie
the solemnity and decority of her class recita-
tions. Is occasionally moved to retire behind
owlish glasses and commune with Virgil . . .
An enviable amount of telephone calls L . .
The quintessence of swing, strut, syncopation
. . . all you wanna do is dance!
4'Calm, cool, and collected" , . . we there-
fore nominate Teresa for "the one person
with whom vve'd like to be shipwrecked" . . .
underneath her thin shell of quietness and
reticence-a warm, witty, friendly personal-
ity . . . a perfect example of why professors
enjoy professing . . . "does" people with a
light satiric touch . . . doggedly weathers the
vicissitudes of college life . . . here we have
God's gift to commuters! . . . intrepid Teresa.
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Rhythmic, swinging stride of an outdoor girl.
Fussily meticulous of her appearance. Wishes
someone would invent a patent back-scratcher.
Takes her movies in consistent portions. Hides
so thoroughly when she wants to study that
even a fox hunt couldn't Hncl her . . . pet
hates are cards and history reports . . .
adores pretzels and salt . . . believes that
the Forest Rangers are the Canadian Mounted
of the States . . .
atha to all . . . advisor on
rown up matters . individual hair styles
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of her own creation . . . a roller skatish walk
hatter for hours on end
studies hard at queer hours , . . gives
apt definitions . . . enlightens her friends
with h'er sophisticated attitude of the world
Aggie or Ag
. . causes cheery c
at large . . . doesn't sheepishly follow other
people's ideas . . . rather champions her
own . . .
Pert, charming . . . tiny, tiny feet, with in-
ll men at them . . . rare and
numerable co ege
clever stories at the tip of her tongue . .
, . . Brooks sweaters
d d e'1rls natural tact
wavy hair ever in place
and two stran e p f . . .
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Annapolis ...N Cleveland . . . Cornell . . .
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to the 'nth degree. A town girl with a a
nts at heart . . .
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Pencil-slim Polly. A girl of many hobbies
who collects old jewelry . . . ashtrays . . .
glass hats. An insatiable reader, she devours
the very latest in literature. Has an ardent
yearning to be an archaeologist. Wears the
most striking clothes with a truly enviable
casualness . . . a voice which insinuates mys-
tery and glamour into the most ordinary ut-
terances . . . widow's peak . . . dark eyes . . .
and a vivid splash of lipstick.
lWVinnie" to you-a yen for spreads . . .
toasted cheese . . . maker of fudge de luxe
. . . an amusing weakness for oversleeping
eight o'clocks . . . perennially going somewhere
in a hurry . . . shudders at "swing" . . . tunes
her Philco to opera . . . has never been known
to sell a book, hence is the proud possessor of
a library of Ph.D. dimensions . . . a patriotic
enthusiasm for everything Elmira , . . "Have
you met Miss jones?"
Pink-cheeked, amber-haired qdaintiness. A
connoisseur of dcgs-all shapes, sizes and
pedigrees CPoodle Rex p'fdj., An interested,
alive manner whether it be in regard to a
Saturday night show, a picnic, or just any
get-together . . . her genuine thoughtfulness
and generosity make her well-loved among
her friends . . . come summer, come sunburn
. . . take me out to the ball game.
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Astonishingly large eyes embroidered by
sleek, arching lashes. Calm poise shattered
by a furious blush when embarrassed . . .
whisks a rosy-tongue tip rapidly over her
lips when actually interested . . . Feels most
comfortable in moccasins . . . a significant
diamond glitters on her left hand . . . takes
a philosophical slant on life and peppers it with
a little worry . . . quietly gay personality
. . . good sport . . . staturesque beauty . . .
The motivating force behind fun . . . Call
2-2882 for Kniskern Taxi Service . . . In
love? . . . Crisp-looking in the daytime, Hav-
illand-looking at night . . . Slow, intoxicating
eyes, expressive hands, classic features . . .
Neatly tied-up little sayings . . . lnfuriates
her friends by worrying frantically about the
academic side of college and then making Pi
Gamma Mu . . . VVeakness for yarn and knit-
ting needles . . . swing . . . Scotch teas and
Tiny feet dancing to the rhythm of the days.
Moon-spun voice catching hearts in a silver
net of song. Blue-black hair curling madly
upon itself. A shyly evident Southern drawl
franticly appealing for picture turn-outs.
Warm friendliness toward the universe . . .
fflf you-all could taste our Virginia ham"
. . '. creature of moods . . . teas . . . tem-
perament . . . tantalizing page from a picture
book . . .
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Bi-ology and By George! Eleanor may be
identified by . . . her passion for long walks,
tailored clothes, and her family . . . machine-
like speed in knitting . . . well-defined ideas
and definite laugh . . . invaluable services to
Octagon. Annual treks to Michigan 'ij Hop"
. . . Delightful linen treasures in her hope
chest . . . Bull sessions . . . black coffee . . .
Brushed with laughter . . . flecked with mirth
. . . A bit of an imp at times, she can go
sophisticated at the right moments. Likes to
analyze people and situations over a root beer
and behind a Chesterfield . . . Is prompt and
ardent champion of the under-person . . . Has
dehnitely fixed likes and dislikes . . . and an
independence that is refreshing . . . youth and
gaiety and song incarnate . . . infinitely
CYNTHIA MAN LEY
Mrs. Manley's little girl. Cynthia is known
for her . . . brown eyes, wicked wink . . .
Teasability . . . Is more than partial to any-
thing Swedish-food or singing blonds . . .
Takes up all the new dance steps, and dis-
plays them with a spontaneity that is refresh-
ing . . . Alrd-ently fond of knitting and pop-
corn . . . Knows decidedly what she likes or
dislikes . . . Impulsive . . . Portrait of a ma-
ture. little girl.
"Bangsie" to the world-in memory of long-
vanished Freshman bangs. A Persian-kitten
way of curling herself up . . . a much-ma-
ligned dimple . . . a baby nose which turns
up definitely at anything savoring of the sen-
timental. Gwns a fountain pen and spends
hours hunting for it daily. Delights in melo-
dramatic gestures, lounging pajamas and
grilled cheese sandwiches. Says things with
dainty irony. Silky red hair.
Skyscrapers, Broadway, torch songs, forums
-these have stamped their metropolitan fia-
n Ruth . . . Smoky, shimmering hair,
once a nun-like, smooth cap, again a cloudy,
nebulous frame for a keenly intellectual face.
Scalpel-like mind making clean, deep cuts to
the core of any problem. Leadership that co-
ordinates instead of clashes . . . Odd, tricky
accessories that dramatize . . . decisive man
ner . . . diamond-faceted personality . .
clever . . . classic . . . creative.
Always greets you with a smile, a quirk of
the head, and a cheery "Hello.'l An artistic
insight and skillful hand keeps her eternally
busy concocting new, unusual posters . . .
Haviland-thin translucent skin . . . series of
staccato blushes . . . rippling, nut brown hair
that is unbelievably agreeable to suggestion
. . . spontaneous giggle spilling over in the
midst of any situation , . . Fleur d'Amour
perfume . . . square envelopes bearing a North
Attleboro postmark . . .
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and spicy as the name implies. Easily ignited
with enthusiasm, she raves over flowers, little
ashtrays and Lassie . . . puts heart and soul
in anything tackled . . . soaks in culture and
good books . . . exudes amiability and indi-
viduality. Is Queen-like in evening attire
. . . Confidentially now, Ginny, what is this
A "jack-in-the-box" personality, always pop-
ping up with a witticism . . . a trick of ut-
tering a single word with such a nuance of
meaning and abandonment of gesture that
everyone dissolves in merriment. Endowed
with the charm . , . of looking debonair in
that envy-enticing tweed coat . . . beguiling
in blue velvet . . . of being very dependable
. . . and seeming utterly irresponsible . . . It's
the Irish in her.
As systematic about her thinking as she is of
her living . . . Never known to complain . . .
Doggedly learning to skate-all because of
the doll-like Sonja Henie . . . Steeps herself
in books . . . Turns almost blue in the face
at the mention of physiology lab Cats . . .
Takes kidding better than any other girl in
the class . . . Her biggest recurring thrills of
the college year are her trips home . . . Shy
. . . Reserved . . . Bashful . . . Simplicity in
crinoline style . . .
One of 39,5 indispensibles . . . with her own
brand of deliciously dry humor . . . that
ever-present freshly showered, band-boxey
look . . . a fascinating smile which starts
in her eyes, Works down the bridge of her
nose, and finally reaches her lips. A cheerer-
upper extraordinaire . . . unique ways of ex-
pressing stereotyped phrases . . . pampers her
pet pooch idiotically . . . knows the time and
place for everything.
ROSE ANNE O'NEILL
That gal is here again!-the one who looks
so striking in riding habit, so fresh and dewy-
eyed in the wee sma, hours . . . she who sup-
plies us the lyrics to the newest hits, who
analyzes every situation before attacking it
. . . the owner of the inimitable giggle, that
contagious "joie de Vivre"-to' you, Rose
Anne, a hearty "hello againu from the depths
of our hearts!
Clarals actions are predictable. Harassed by
a. multiplicity of tasks, she manages to com-
plete them in order and on time. Pinned
down as to the extent of her correspondence,
she admits sending letters to Australia. In-
duced to join a fun-hunting expedition, she
enters into and heightens the spirit of the
thing . . . reading this, she'll be sure to blush,
th'en say, "Oh, you!"
A dryly humorous voice
hall. Burning desire to
furiously over typewriter
an astounding number of
the Pooh" at a moment's
tiers how there
in one sweater.
of intensity . . .
clothes . . .
clicking down the
dance her fingers
keys. Will recite
pages of "VVinnie
notice . . . Genu-
can be so much green wool
Lives with an exciting swish
woolly dogs . . . striking
faculty connections . . .
e things . , . VVon-
Fully as big as a half
around just as quickly, Seems to get a kick
out of just being alive . . . stage manager
par excellence . . . delights audiences with
a bit of brogue, a patter of Chinese, or a
smatter of Cockney . . . can change from gig-
gles to sober sides in a
wears spike heels for one
split second . . .
purpose only . . .
Mighty Midget . . .
JAN ET PRENDERGAST
A rhapsody in red-gold with a dash of crazi-
ness. Warm heart and Irish wit. Can be
counted on to laugh whole-heartedly at your
jokes as Well as her own.
The life of every
bull-session . . . has a song for every occa-
sion . . . excels at long-distance conversations
via the window . . . "cheer, cheer for old
Notre Dame . . . in again, grin again, out
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A quietly delightful sense of humor-not too
dignified for roller-skating-shows a terrify-
ing propensity to break everything from lamp
shades to bones-has an absent-minded tend-
ency to lock herself out-optimist par excel-
lence-never gives up trying to balance her
budget-frequently inhabits a brown study-
has a way with a pen-we'll be watching
"VVho's Who" for Betty's name.
The patient, painstaking attitude of the truly
scientific mind. Is perfectly content when
working with awesome-sounding chemicals,
or peering through a microscope . . . crows
with delight when adding another Dutch shoe
to her growing collection. Is at her best in
blue. Keeps every strand of hair in its ap-
pointed place . . . Would remain serene in
the midst of a hurricane . . . radio fiend . . .
hard worker . . . dependability personified.
"Comfort me with apples". . . little girl ways
with grown-up ideas. Daily letters from that
"left third-finger man" at Cornell . . . In-
dividual writings with lots and lots of umph
. . . true lover of nice things fantiques taking
stop honorsj . . . honor student-both scho-
lastically and socially. Peaceful sleep-'most
every night at ten . . . our example of a girl
who "at all times acts befitting a lady."
An aura of gleaming happiness that ripples
with laughter. A spirit of good-fellowship.
Keen readiness to help out in any under-
taking. Pensive sighs for that last bit of
studying. Fervently discourses on complex
political problems. "Trucks" with elegance
and rhythm. Homespun wit free from af-
fectation. Fantastic inclination to read on
the floor. Fluent French bombarding listen-
ing ears . . . bridge adept . . . gloom chaser
. . Puppeteer . . .
A code of living based on consummate com-
mon-sense. Iaunts through maizes of night-
marish sums with unshakable equanimity.
Achieves enviable creations from a question-
able jumble of cloth, thread, and scissors.
VVould dance until dawn was a memory . . .
Uniform good-nature translating itself into a
smile or a nod . . , Hi! . . . known ex-
clusively as "Shinny" . . . quiet optimism
. . . raw clams . . . Syracuse . . .
Tender and understanding-and therefore a
good nurse. Readiness to help anyone need-
ing that mental cocktail to brighten up a
blue Monday. Gay veneer robing a deeply
thoughtful nature. A smile that never grew
up . . . hair that is curled without benefit
of machine . . . a love for music that is as
natural to Smithy as her loyalty . . . firm
handshake . . . peppermints . . . Beethoven's
Knitting fiend whenever the bug bites. Tom-
boy, but in a feminine way . . . colored sox
and oxfords . . . blue ribbon girl at all times.
Knows the words of all popular songs. Mic-
roscopes . . . food . . . neat notebooks . . .
canoes . . . knows the who's and when's, why's
and wherefore's of innumerable questions.
An addict to that ph'ase of the enlarged "for-
bidden fruit" called trucking . . . Sny.
Dry, drawling humor that comes creeping
up to catch one in an unaware moment.
Graphic miniature descriptions of places,
people, and things. Astounding ability to
wade out of the most obtuse physiological
conundrums. Constantly wanting to know
the "why" of results . . . is a delightfully
motivating conversationalist . . . studies with
a notebook in one hand and a coke in the
other . . . bridge. . . efHciency . . . under-
standing . . .
Lithe, slender grace . . . queenly poised head
and saucy curls . . . blue eyes that snap to
attention with disconcerting abruptness. A
temperament divorced from wholesale ex-
tremes. Greets fellow students with a warm
"Hifi Works with a qu-iet zest that amazes
the less ambitious. Believes the exhilaration
of cutting through flowing waters tops even
hiking . . . votes for Harvard . . . adores
candy . . . the perfect homemaker.
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NANCY ST. CLAIR
Shoes, hats, books and 'kerchiefs all in one
dresser drawer. A new love and English
ovals . . . school hats identified by finger-
puncher holes . . . silly laugh-but we like
it . . . glamor, sprung miraculously from
ordinary bobby clips stuck in before lunch.
Wild exciting stories about Seton Hill . . .
mattresses pulled off the beds and sh'e mer-
rily sleeps in the hall . . . Mark Twain and
Aifectionately known as Stevie the Brat. The
other member of Janet, Inc .... contagious
pep . . . has kept "that schoolgirl look"
through all the trials of college life . . . an
innate grace, evidenced--on th'e debate plat-
form, on the dance floor, in the great out-
doors . . . theme song, 'iCarry Me Back to
Old Virginnyu . . . genius for doing every-
thing, doing it superbly, and saying not a
word about it.
Unquenchable desire for red in any hue or
shade. Cleans house with boundless energy.
Sails with the finesse of a sea-going tar. An
illusive personality with unexpected quirks
. . . generosity and sincere friendship . . .
quiet one moment, chuckling deliciously the
next. Two eyes lighting up brilliantly at
th'e mention of a "certain one." Excellent
student . . . "smoothie" dresser . . . refined
manner . . . cameo face. . .
We look up to "Strongie,l' literally and figu-
ratively-for the friendly ring of her 'fhello"
in the hall . . . for her gamin grin . . . for
the apparently psychic connection between
HStrongie," the ball, and the basket . . . for
the delightful pictures that lurk in her pen
. . . for that knack for character portrayal
which makes her a "must" for every play . . .
and above all for her own fair and square
Blonde, riotous halo and suspiciously demure
face. Knows millions of secrets but never
tells them. Has a yes-or-no complex with
no maybes in it. Smiles at and with every-
one. Grows intensely enthusiastic when vi-
tally interested . . . strict in her ideals . . .
can be always the funster and punster at
parties. Feels really "at home" in the lib
. . . tea at the Mark Twain . . . Phillip
Morris . . "The B-irdf'
The philosophical chuckle . . . quiet humor
. . . urbanity . . . thoughtful mien . . . and a
chic effect of being well tailored-suited to
a student of jurisprudence and erstwhile Su-
preme Court Iustice. Combine with lapses
from dignity . . . volubility . . . light-hearted
animation . . . and breezy insouciance-in a
surprising blend of grown-up sobriety and
teen-age enthusiasm. Goes in for sports
wholeheartedly, but prefers golfing . . . skat-
ing . . . and driving . . . "P, I."
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Sly twinkle of green eyes. Slender length
capped by impeccable, line-spun, gold-red
hair. Is equipped with a sense of humor so
dry as to be instantly combustible. Can tell
the craziest story with a poker face. Is a
martinet where receipts and balances are con-
cerned. Casually accepts life as such . . .
looks striking in green and black . . . drives
a car expertly now . . . cigarettes . . . cards
ills migi1iiYN SWEET
Goes by Chevie or Sweet . . . answers phones
all day long . . . an irnpish face and wood-
land ways . . . can go into ecstasy even over
trivials . . . has a low melodious chuckle
. . . likes little knick-knacks . . . produces
entertainment through odd new games . . .
leaves a path of cheerfulness behind with
her slim shadow . . . but tell us-how did
you "grow" those long eyelashes? . . .
Bobby by name and Bobby by nature. De-
lightful combination of chirp and bounce.
General effect of roundness punctuated by
dimples. Roguish blue-eyed twinkle. An
amazing repertoire of squeaks for all occa-
sions. Happiest when harmonizing . . . Ar-
dent advocate of fresh air and vitamin D
. . . a Hair for looking ridiculously at home
among her nursery schoolers . . . "You're
nawty" . . . and have you heard about her
ROSE MARY TARANTO
Of microscopic dimensions herself, neverthe-
less cherishes an amazing fondness for bac-
teria and test tubes. Most often to be found
trotting lab-ward with a cheery smile, dark
sparkles of interest in her eyes. Mysteriously
delicious aromas often whiff from her room.
Has a hobby of elephantine proportions,
namely, collecting elephants. An ardent pa-
tron of the plush seats at Keeney's and the
Colonial . . . bigness is as bigness does . . .
Answers Kin expletivesj to the name of Ieeyun.
A yen for Nelson Eddy, Shirley Temple, and
her own dog Ginger. Connoisseur of h'ot
fudge sundaes . . . is not above locomoting
via roller skates. Has been known to enjoy
a pink ice-cream cone in a graveyard during
a snowstorm . . . in spite of everything, al-
ways manages to look well-pressed, well-
waved, and generally well-groomed.
MARY ANNA THOMPSON
Call her Tomo or Mimi . . . An innate re-
finement that is never lost sight of. Is an in-
veterate devotee of Cornell week-ends . . . of
ice-skating . . . of knitting sweaters in intri-
cate design . . . of tennis . . . of dancing, or
rather drifting and floating. Ability to ask
the most disconcerting questions of professors.
. , . The very essence of daintiness and fem-
ininity . . . Lowe is the Sweetest Thing.
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favorite Angora sweaters of dainty pastel
colors. A little girl and a big smile behind
the steering wheel. VVears a worried pucker
when proteins and carbohydrates refuse to
balance. One of those remarkable few who
do not sacrifice to the Great God Candy. A
tranquil personality punctuated with bursts of
enthusiasm . . . Finds a bite of cheese a tasty
Ever so friendly . . . shining good looks and
a neatness about her that goes well with a
white uniform . . . unfounded enthusiasm for
chemistry, dancing, swimming, and tennis . . .
a Hnished equestrienne . . . Finds the best
in the worst of us . . . Loathes details with
as much intensity as she loves horses and
dogs. Is one of th'e most resourceful persons
we know . . . A Dot with much dash.
Everybody's friend-comfortable, witty, ami-
able . . . an uncanny amount of knowledge
tucked up under that mop of curly black
hair. The faculty of getting a laugh out of
anything possible. Innate refinement which
she tries to cover up by a few 'fdamnsu . . .
The calculating common sense of a scientist
merged with th'e ability and temperament of
an artist . . . wheedles cats fin the true Huck
Finn manner . . .
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. MARJORIE WLADIS
Takes the curve of college life on high . . .
her independence symbolized by snapping
dark eyes and a quick, impudent grin . . .
Seems always to be rushing in furious haste
from Work toward pleasanter occupations . . .
Her lively progress leaves others breathless
. . . Tosses books and lessons to the four
winds and reaps a harvest of convocation
honors . . . it's not black magic . . . the wom-
an has brains. "No joke" . . .
MARY LOUISE WRIGHT
As honest and forthright as her name. Star
hockey player . . . experienced camper . . .
the inevitable accountant for tangled corridor
Hnances. An engaging grin and a clrawling,
inquiring "Well?" . . . that green converti-
ble accounts for that wind-blown effect . . .
decided penchant for skirts and sweaters . . .
ice cream for dessert , . . a conglomerate
mixture of quietness, common-sense, impul-
siveness and deep-throated laughter, smoothed
into the ideal American girl.
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ARBISTRONG, CAROLYN JUDSON, LORAINEVj"g, 11? V? P0 If -O
BACKUS, MILDRED ISZENYON, MARJORIE PQI- '25, 5'-if , ' ff -
BAKER, DOROTHY IQISTLER, ALICE 5415 V507
BAUDENDISTEL, IQATHRYN LIBERIVIAN, RUTH frfq '44, Fava' ffffjy
BEARDSLEE, EVELYN LINDAU, PHYLLIS W' JU-L I-Lf
BEATTY, POLLY LOVE, DOROTHY , E xii-iii!
BENEDICT, DOROTHY LOWMAN, LOIS L CL, 4 W
BERMINGHAM, ANNA MAY MCCLEARY, VERA LOUISE L, LVL ,f POLL,
BICKFORD, MARY JANE MAYO, ESTHER ,wifi , P
BISHOP, JANE MILLER, MIRIABII 'lfll ,704 "Diffs,
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OLLAND, MARY ELIZABETH MILLS, MARY JEAN ,V 7' EQJ1.
BRENVER, HARRIET MOHAR, ANNE ' ' 75,7 ' -fi IJ'
BURCH, MRS. MARGARET MORRIS, ANNE Lacy ,I X
CARY, I UNE MOSHER, BETTIE ffwi 4,
CHAPEL, ELEANOR MOULD, JESSIE
CLARK, MARJORIE BSOXLEY, ELIZABETH
COLLIER, VIRGINIA NIESSEN, ETHEL K J 43'
CORBIN, DOROTHY OSBORNE, VESTA CCN.. ' fb
CORVVIN, ELIZABETH OSMUN, MARGARET LL 'J
COLVLES, LEONA PALMER, RUBY KATHERINE X-if JACK?
CRQOKS, RUTH PARKHURST, MARGARET - Z3
CUFFNEY, MARY PATTERSON, LILLIAN ' 2 , CL B-gf
CUNDY, ELIZABETH PENEAU, PATRICIA ,.,,, 5
CURRAN, ALJCE POLK, MRS. MARY .Q - 1:64
DAVIS, CLARA POST, MARTHA 6547- LX S Lf ke
DAY, ELIZABETH REINHART, BETTY P550 X' Qlx 6?
DURNING, DOROTHY ROBINSON, CONSTANCE 'SSX Di
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EDDY, JANE SCHANTZ, HELEN Wi f Sgr f
FEISER, DOROTHY SCHRADE, MARGARET I 4' vf
FITZGERALD, MARY CATHERINE SOHWAB, ELEANOR L 53
FORMAN, JOYCE SHANKNIAN, RUTH '
FORSCHER, ANITA SMITH, HARRIET Cig
GABRIEL, NIURIEL SMITH, MILDRED E02-P
GAISS, JANE STELL, DORIS
GANTERT, MARIE STEMBIERMAN, JESSIE gk f GL
TASKER, MARY ELIZABETH
VON FABRICE, LOUISE
SOPHOMORE CLASS HISTORY
We, the forty-ites . . . noisiest class in Elmira history . . . but happy infants . . .
lots of talent . . . superabundance of energy . . . definitely going places.
Freshman year . . . surprised ourselves surprising the Sophs with a Chairman-
President all rolled in one . . . the myth that was Mountain Day really came true
. . . thrilling first Pay Dance with our batch of blind dates . . . Freshman Banquet
. . . Ruthie Shankman's death-defying tight-rope dance . . . to the great amusement
of Miss Lyon, patron saint . . . Martha Post and the Dean singing a rumble-seat
duet . . . Freshman Thespis for The Door Wouldn't Openj . . . noise in Alumnx
. . . and Open Senate . . . The Pussbottoms . . . "Wanna play bridge?" . . . second
Hoor east corridor rendering Under a Bamboo Tree . . . the vic in Wilson and
Schwab's room . . . "How many times does that church bell ring every morning?"
. . . Investigatives . . . more noise in Alumnae . . . Christmas caroling on the coldest
winter morning that ever was . . . a long grind through the last of the winter months
then . . . May Day . . . bus quartets . . . blue skies . . . excitement . . . the dragon
. . . both ends of him . . . that awful moment when the Maypole started to teeter
. . . Martha Post trying to keep up her Robin Hood breeches . . . the tired but very,
very happy return home . . . soon the fuss and bustle of leaving for summer vac . . .
boxes and bags piled everywhere . . . name tags and ul-low can I pack a lamp like
this? '... then last good-byes and off for the summer.
Sophomore year . . . Jessie Mould stepped gracefully into our Marge Griflis'
place . . . six Sophs hidden around Alumnx while the Frosh picked a President . . .
got the evidence, too . . . Buddy party . . . 'qFind me a Freshman that's wearing the
last half of Listerinelv . . . Soph Hop . . . blowing eight dozen balloons . . . and the
crepe paper streamers weren't long enough . . . singing on the Octagon . . . free
banister sliding lessons every day after lunch . . . Hockey Cup . . . 'ilthaca callingln
. . . love letters on the newel post every night for Mr. Cupid Peterson.
A little bit subdued, the Forty-ites, but still fun-chasing rascals . . . watch their
merry progress in the two years to come!
Leckie, Hag, Hollands, Smith, Harris
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BETTY SMITH . . I
DORIS HARRIS . . .
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BRYDGES, MARY ELIZABETH
CALDVVELL, ELLA LOUISE
DEWEY, MARY JANIS
FUDGE, HELEN JANE
HALL, MARION LOUISE
HERTZ, FAITH '
HOLT, GLADYS JEAN
JACOBSON, JEAN LOUISE
LOOMIS, BETTY JANE
LOWMAN, RUTH LORELLE
LYNCH, ELIZABETH MARY
MURPHY, MARY FRANCES
PARTRIDGE, HELEN MAE
SMITH, MARTHA JANE
WEALE, MARY ELIZABETH
ZIMMERNIAN, MARY FRANCES
FRESHMAN CLASS HISTORY
The scene was on campus . . . the place was Elmira . . . the time, a bright September
day . . . the characters, the class of Forty-One . . .
Freshman Week . . . our dress rehearsal . . . hectic, to say the least. Laboring over
I. Q.'s . . . dutifully attentive to lectures . . . assiduous memorizing of gray books-and
incidentally, but quite habitually, Rossi's . . . Tompkins . . . Harris House. So many
roles to play! Interior decorators? We surprised ourselves . . . and are we proud? just
come backstage into Alumnae sometime! The charming guest? Oh-ever so many teas!
As for the properly balanced teacup . . . we were masters of the art! Speaking of tea-
cups . . . we even discovered a fortune-teller in our midst!
Curtain! Rather sudden . . . but we liked it. Big sisters proved excellent prompters
. . . ready to help us always . . . Sophs , . . in spite of their noisy reputation . . . appealed.
Seniors . . . how could we dispense with their dignity? A perfect audience . . . friendly
. . . inspiring . . .
Our premiere . . . glamorous in the formal way . . . honored by President Pott . .
the faculty . . . our big sisters.
Between scenes-mountaining on Mountain Day-or bicycling-or barbecuing . . .
truckin' at the Baron Steuben . . . You should have heard us! Donning our glamor for
Junior Week-end . . . dining with our big sisters at the Potts' . . . dashing up and down
the hockey field . . . getting acquainted with our buddies . . . T
Special performances . . . Cap and Gown Day! Announcing our class president . . .
only we didn't! Senior Week-end . . . proclaiming Dr. Leckie as our patron saint . . . a
"logical" choice . . . banner raising . . . lumps in our throat . . . so this was tradition!
End of the act . . . Thanksgiving brought its diversion . . . hurried packing . . . mad
dashes . . . time-tables . . . trains.
Curtain call! A winter scene . . . preparation for investigatives . . . rehearsing for
French Christmas party . . . shopping early . . . That last mad night before vacation . . .
radios in the wee small hours . . . bags being carefully packed . . . toasted sandwiches
. . . a sleepy-eyed turnout for early morning caroling . . . icy weather report from the
Dean . . .-disappointment-or was it? At long last . . . homeward bound!
Time for the next act! How could time Hy so fast? Vacation was finished . . . a new
year . . . a new attitude . . . Weren't exams becoming a reality? Last-minute cutting
. . . frequent use of the "libe" . . . watersheds . . . phonetics . . . cramming . . .
Climax reached . . . the worst was over! A three-year run ahead . . success? We
hope so! Keeping on our toes . . . f'Flitting', well into the second semester . . . We have
heard rumors . . . Frosh Banquet . . . May Day . . . but now . . . the curtain falls.
e came... OQQ saw... Q92 jbizze
what She Joined Chen
Thirty-seven years of efiicient and practical government among its students is a record
of which Elmira College can be proudl Student Government will soon be eligible fif
not alreadyj for an honorary place among our college traditions. Records provide the
year 1901 as its cradle year with a certain Mary Lay as the first president. From the
beginning Student "Gov" has prospered, gaining popularity as a fair "check" on students
early in its life.
Equally as praiseworthy, and with almost twice as many years to its credit, is RY. XV."
First known as Young Ladies' Christian Association, it was formed in the year 1866.
This early organization of Elmira College was forerunner of the Y. W. C. A. in the
city of Elmira. In 1884, its name was changed to Young Women's Christian Associa-
tion. The primary purpose of the original association does not diifer greatly from its
present purpose. 1'The promotion of mutual cooperation in all suitable methods of
doing good," was the original endeavor.
In 1892 Elmira College organized its chapter of the College Settlement Association.
We read that in the year 1896 the Association Ufurnished, with the help of the alumnae,
a room for a resident worker at the Boston Settlement. At Christmas we sent a box
of dainty gifts to Rivingston Street, and we are now making diminutive aprons for the
children at the Summer House."
In 1929, the name became Intercollegiate Community Service, then later the name
we know today.
The English Bard was our first guest on our chapel stage. The play was The
Taming of tfve Shrew. The year was 1901. The occasion was the first play to be pre-
sented by Thespis. Dean Harris was mainly instrumental in the organization of Thespis.
Its first president was Florence Griifes, '02, who is now Mrs. James Aitken, of Ridge-
wood, New Jersey.
In '71 six scribbling seniors conceived the idea of a college magazine. Though the
senior class sponsored the publication, its profits were divided between two literary socie-
ties popular on campus at the time: Callisophea and Philomathea. Elmira College had
no weekly at this time, so Sibyl combined news articles with its literary gems. Poems,
essays, fairy stories, and a column of interesting geological items graced the first publi-
What is a college without a year book? That's what the young ladies of Elmira
asked themselves in the year 1896. Their decision resulted in a book of pictorial mem-
ories and journalistic achievements popularly known as IRIS, and designed to offer "an
expression of the life and spirit of our Alma Materf'
The year 1917 saw an important division of the literary publications of Elmira
College. Chiefly responsible was the Elmira College Weekly, better known today as
Octagon. This paper was first organized in that year under the management of Sibyl.
The double responsibility of two publications proved too much, however, and the Weekly
became a separate paper with its own staff. With the basic purpose of encouraging an
interest in journalism, Octagon keeps us informed in all matters concerning "doings"
Respectfully we view .... faculty and student members of Joint Council, making
"recommendations for the betterment of conditions of college life" .... House Repre-
sentatives, reporting violations to Senate .... Executive Council members, directing
organization life. Impudently we suspect that these reputedly dignified meetings some-
times lapse into gay informality.
We know a little more about the affairs of our Senators. Every Week We hear the
minutes of their last night's meeting. We hear them . . . speak of twelve o'clocks,
incomplete registrations, and two minute accumulatives .... prescribe the "do's,' and
"dont,s" of conduct .... record our good deeds and our misdeeds .... and temper
their justice with mercy.
We know all about Student Association meetings. Candy from the bookstore ....
letters from home .... absurd skits .... pertinent and impertinent questionnaires
. . . . friendly raillery-those are the little, gay things. A leader to respect . . . . a
covenant to keep .... a consciousness of "individual and community responsibility for
the conduct of students in our college lifei'-these are the big, solemn things. Wednes-
days at eleven belong to us.
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GILL, HEG, MOULD, ROACI-I, WILLIAMS, DUNHAM, SPENCER
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Soft glow of leaping flames . . . The whispered pianissimo of Tea Cups . . . Inspiring,
informal discussions . . . The eager tug within onels self to ask "whyl"
Cabinet meetings . . . Student conferences . . . Stimulating Rochester week-end . . . Ray
Sweetman . . . Suggestions . . . Rejections . . . Selections . . .
Christmas foreshadowed by a mosaic of Rome rescued from the ashes of centuries and care-
fully dusted off for our bazaar . . . Pig Latin inscriptions Haunting Y's words . . .
A year integrated by services . . . a year reflected in the hearth-fires of HY," built on the
andirons on kindliness, right thinking, and loyalty . . .
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i saLvER BAY
Through the halls of Tompkins, Cowles, Alumnae-"Silver Bay! Silver Bay!" Sandwich
. . . Eskimo pie . . . Cider and doughnuts! . . . Milk and brownies! A stampede for food
that sounds like all the minor battles of history! Blessings on that collegiate charactertistic,
the popularity of the late hour snack!
On the shores of Lake George-new friendship . . . stimulating conversations . . . study
groups . . . religious service in a candle lit chapel . . . In the midst-our representatives,
sharing . . . enjoying . . . storing up . . . anecdotes, inspirations.
Silver Bay has a dual purpose-to produce . . . food for consumption-food for thought!
GRACE HENDERSON . . .
ELIZABETH DOYLE . . .
. . . . . President
DOROTHY DURNINO . . . . . . Secretary
MARGARET SAVVTELLE . . Treasurer
DOROTHY GLEIM , . . Settings
ALBERTA DYTMAN . . Costumes
MARTHA ELLIOTT . . . Lights
MARJORIE WLAO1s . . Properties
MARY SNYDER . . . Make-Up
KATHLEEN COOKLIN . Publicizy
GRACE COOPER . . . Librarian
Miss MORROW I Miss QUINLAN
"All the worldis a stage" . . . Elmira whipped into a
frenzy by the announcements-Ntryouts from seven until
ninev-'Qcast posted on the Thespis bulletin" . . . the
late-hour rehearsals in Chapel . . . the thoroughly bewil-
dered expression on the face of the property manager . . .
the candid criticisms of our beloved Geraldines . . .
Elmira transformed into the glitter of Broadway baclc-
stage by the smell of grease paint . . . the glamour of
borrowed costumes . . . the faculty in Sophomores' chairs
. . . the excitement of flowers, programs, and by the last
minute drag on a cigarette . . . Peek through curtains?
Never-it's ranlc amateur.
Elmira is Broadway as the lights dim . . . our curtain
convulses baclc . . . silence . . . we're on!
The official opening and "Brief Candlev tapered to a
successful one-night run . . . '38 checked off another
laurel by their "Call it a Day' '... Sophomore and Frosh
presented the Kbrain children" of Speech Majors . . . and
Hnally the combined Thespis headache and climatic finale
-June Play . . . our own Sara Bernharts, Maude Adams,
and Katherine Cornells . . . Elmira Thespis. t
E. C. S. A.
Guidance for Girl Scouts . . . brain twisting charades . . . little
plays . . . music and song for the Settlement House . . . tea and tall:
for the lonely aged . . . bright covered magazines for the imprisoned
. . . a land of make believe for the underprivileged and handicapped,
wherein momentarily they find content . . . forgetfulness . . . their real
world, a closed door-all created, all prepared for the busy, cooperative,
useful hands of E. C. S. A.
Tired hands, too . . . our question-"Why do so much?,' . . . their
answer-"practical experience-helping hands-and well, sort of soul-
satisfying, if you know what we meanf' We guess we do-service
addicts, but nice ones.
PI GAMMA MU
The Greeks had a word for them .... Pi Gamma Mu for alert interest and budding
ability to cope with social problems .... membership an honor of national significance
. . . . a picked group of social science majors . . . . the world is their oyster . . . . live
meetings .... dynamic speakers .... friction of keen minds striking out sparks of
After college .... flames of interest from these same tiny sparks kindled in numberless
communities .... Pi Gamma Mu for progress and enlightenment!
DELTA SIGMA RHO
WVho's VVho in Forensics .... not only on Elmira's campus, but on college campuses
throughout the United States .... Elmira one of the two women's colleges to be admitted
to the Inner Circle .... Elmira girls taking their place among the keenest of collegiate
debaters .... pros and cons galore .... fallacies beware .... minds alert, quick-witted,
far-seeing, intelligent .... Alma Mater points with pride to her daughters of Delta
Who . .,.............. all students with interest in debate.
Where ......., here and abroad at Colgate, Buffalo, Syracuse, and Williams.
What . everything from "the big frog in the little pond" to the Chinese-japanese war.
When ......... bi-weekly class ......... bi-monthly council.
How . .... .... r ound-table discussions, radio, formal, and intermural.
VVhy ................... Delta Sigma Rho membership.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB
International Relations Club is a busy body. It sends keen minds to Model Leagues
and Model Senates .... earns new members for the Foreign Policy Association
. . . . and listens alertly to guest speakers. It ponders world problems solemnly . . .
questions briskly .... and pleads for peace eloquently. But Rumor has it that on
occasion .... it laughs .... it giggles .... it even concludes evenings of serious
"-talk of many things
Of shoes and ships-and sealing wax-
Of cabbage:-and kings-
Ana' Why the sea is boiling bot-
flnd Whether pigs have Wingsf'
Frankly, it Rjabberwocksf'
We, of the Iris staff, have a spiritual hangover. In the year-'s course, we've
acquired some very bad habits. You'll have to make allowances for that wrinkle
in the Editorial brow-it came from planning, devising, checking every detail,
supervising the whole. For the determined set of the Managerial mouth-it came
from arguments with ads, finances, and subscriptions. For our "impressionable"
writers-they're still scribbling .... for our cocked headed artists-theyire still
angle hunting .... for our diplomatic, now belligerent business women-they're
still selling. No one of us seems to realize that We need no longer play at being
properly professional, harried, and hardworking. We suppose it's because we
liked doing it and because, being conceited mortals, We like what we've done. We
hope you will, too.
JANE GILL .....,... ........ E ditor
JANET STEVENS ...... . . . Assistant Editor
MARGARET MCTIERNAN , . . Literary Editor
HARRIET KRISE . . Art Editor
Assistant Literary Editors dssistmzt Art Editors
KATHLEEN COORLIN MURIEL CRAFT MARS' PIAVVKES HELEN Fox JEAN BARBER
MILIJRED ANDERSON GRACE COOPER
MARY LOUISE WRIGHT . . . ...., . . . . Business Manager
JANE COBB . . '. . . . . Assistant Business Manager
EVELYN SWEET . . . . fldfvertising Manager
Assistant Advertising Managers Typists
JANE GORDON HELEN CASE RITA MACNAMARA CLARA OPARIL CYNTHIA MANLEY
MARION NEVVMAN MARION SWAIN ADELE SHINN ELEANOR KEATING
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ELLEN SAYLES .... . ....... . . . Editor-in-Chief
HELEN BRUNNER .... . . . Assistant Editor
FLORENCE LUNDGREN . . . . Technical Editor
DOROTHY BUCKPITT . . Art Editor
EVELYN IRION . . . ........ . . . Business Manager:
MARGARET SAWTELLE . . . . Hd-'uertising Manager
MARION SWAIN . . Circulation Manager
The scene-Ellen's room at eight . . . the action-she proposed, they approved . . . the .
denouement-a new SIBYL.
Changed-from tall and slim to short and squat . . . from tweedy brown to cerulean blue Q
. . from a purely literary content to a portrayal of contemporary college life and thought. l
Retained-the same quota of successes and failures . . . bits of beauty, satire, wit . . .
experimental turns of phrase which' do not quite come off and thereby raise the eyebrows of I
our English faculty . . . the opportunity for our writers to have their fling in print.
Result-still Sybil . . . still the student's magazine. l
THE OCTAGON STAFF
PHYLLIS BARBER . .
AUDREY OLIVER .
FRANCES JOHNSON .
DOROTHY OELHEIM .
ANNE FENNELL .
MARGARET Ross . .
. flssistanz Editor
. . . Nefws Editor
Assistant Nefws Editor
. . Exchange Edilor
. Technical Editor
. Social Editor
. Business Manager
"Never a dull moment for our readers" is Octag01z's major premise . . . with this in mind,
scribes and solicitors scurry madly about, cudgeling the newsiest morsels out of the powers
that be, collaring merchants for ads with' that certain tease-ability . . . with the result that
Every odd-Thursday night, to Phyllis, armed with blue-pencil and typewriter, common pins
and patience, falls the task of crystallizing, of arranging all embryonic ideas . . . and thence
Q VVhen Friday rolls lround, our "organ of speech," our "heart of the campus," emerges . .
complete, timely . . . with a slant on news that is . . . novel, refreshing . . . and
So "Time Marches On," immortalized for us through the medium of Octagon-our bi-vveekly
contradiction . . . that there is nothing new under the sun.
April eighth . . . an historic date in the career of
Elmira's singers . . . they descended on the city . . .
startled the natives by crossing streets-four abreast, five
deep . . . in the evening at the Biltmore warbled to the
unfeigned enthusiasm of their audience . . . celebrated for
the remainder of the week-end at dances, the theater, on
shopping sprees . . . returned home broke but gleeful . . .
These are the spectacular, exciting aspects of the reward,
but no more satisfying than the year-round . . . anticipa-
tion . . . hard Worlc of preparation . . . omnipotent pres-
ence of Gwynn with his Wit, patience, and musicianship
. . . comaraderie of the group . . . or opportunity for par-
ticipation in a rich musical experience,
Processional . . . Glee Club's chosen twenty-five, marching solemnly two by two . . . white
starched vestments . . . black shoes, sedate beneath voluminous black skirts . . . Can these be
our friends of the anklesocks and giggles?
"Our Father, who art in Heaven" . . . Gwynn's bench squeaking in the middle of the prayer
. . . three rows of the cross section of Glee Club regarding-the speaker's back . . .the
congregation as seen from the platform . . . The Recessional-"voices sound afaru-
Rhythm on the campus .... who's instrumental .... Jazz Orchestra, of course .... the
Maestro, Mary Lou Wright .... lending a lilt to A. A. Banquets, Buddy parties etcetera
. . . . waltz time . . . . swing time . . . . any time we need them . . . . shall We dance?
To you for whom France is something more than a pink tea-kettle on the map of
Europe, le circle francais belongs . . . Attendez!
VVednesday nights in Tompkins . . . Chopin, Debussy . . . les tableau vivants . . . the
French Chorus and the strains of Un Flwnbeazz, Jeannette . . . Christmas party and a
Joycux Noel to all . . . Allow, the grand finale, the annual French play, this year L'Am0ur
Medecin, definitely-how you say it P-une piece de resirtafzccf
Heil German Club .... strains of "Stille Nacht" vvafted through the windows of
Tompkins lounge .... German song practice .... the crowning glory, German Christmas
party .... Fraulein Buka doing the honors with true German hospitality .... der
Tannenbaum gaily festooned in traditional fashion .... carols of the Fatherlancl ....
Kris Kringle in person .... obit and ah'.r as toothsome German cookies make the rounds
. . . . a regretful Auf Wiedersehn.
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Serious subject-matter redundant with data . . . learned discussions of capital punish-
ment versus life imprisonment . . . Hrst-hand information of sociological problems from
working in settlement houses and reform schools . . . kaleidoscopic memories of unique
situations in out of the way places . . . surprised memories at finding unusual situations in
ordinary, every-day places . . . lectures, discussion, field work . . . parallel lines that defy
geometric hypothesis . . . parallel lines that do meet . . . Result? Sociology Club . . .
For Classical Club time turns back to the dim, dim past . . . Hallowe'en in the Latin
manner with ghost stories culled from the ancient humorists . . . Christmas becomes a
Saturnalian festival for a night . . . old Latin hymns enlivenecl by Hammy's special rendi-
tion.. . . strains from Orpheus and Eurydice for a meeting of music . . . archaeological
excursions to reveal for us the glory that was Greece and the grandeur that was Rome
. . . Haec olim 1ne1ninir.re infuabit.
Art captures the campus! Could the popularity of our new lecture series have anything to
do with it? . . . Oh to have the freedom of a sky-lighted studio, complete with statuary, oils,
still-life arrangements . . . to be asked deferent-ially for one's opinion on dance decorations
. . . to make bold strokes with charcoal . . . to speak knowingly of egg tempera . . . oh to
be a member of art club!
Poets-who-know-it . . . who invoke the Muse beguiled by the lure of a friendly fire, by such
unethereal charms as apples and marshmallows . . . whose divine spark is here fanned into
a goodly flame . . . who rub elbows with Sappho, Gertrude Stein, Millay . . . who sing their
songs of sixpence in showers, not of meteors, but of meters.
Of practical value to our journalistically inclined sisters . . . many noses for news ferreting
out the latest flashes and dispatching them to home-town papers . . . Occasional meetings and
the sage advuice of local news authorities . . . hints on how to report . . . accuracy . . . con-
ciseness . . . individuality . . . cider and doughnuts at Miss French's . . . rumors of the ma-
terialization of a scrap-book to he crammed with these our clippings.
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X marks the spot where Chi Upsilon Zeta meets to consider the HY and where-4" of the uni-
verse . . . to x-plain the unknown quantity . . . to x-cite the interest of the uninitiated . . .
to x-ercise their mathematical muscles in general . . . to have an x-tremely good time at Math
picnic . . . thereby proving that the noble science of mathematics is by no means x-tinct.
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MARGARET ROACH ...... President
ALMA GERLACH . . Vine-President
RUTH MCANDREWS . . . Secretary
DOROTHY JAYNE . . . . Treasurer
MARGARET GRIMDITCH Freshman Representatifve
MARY LOUISE WRIGHT . . . . Baskeiball
JANE COBB .... . Tennis
HILDA FLETCHER . . . Hockey
ELIZABETH EDVVARDS . . Volleyball
DORIS BRINSMAID . . .. . Archery
EMMA SUE BINSWANGER . . Publieity
HELEN SWAIN . . . . Baseball
JANET STEVENS . . Fencing
HELEN BRUNDZA . . Sfwimming
If you are a dub, to you belong the thrills .... of hitting your first bull's eye ....
of donning your HIISC riding habit .... of mastering the Waltz clog .... even of hearing
Miss Finter or Miss Oakley say, "Nice shotlv If you are an expert, to you belong the
hopes .... of dancing the lead on May Day .... of winning the tennis singles ....
of attending inter-collegiate meets .... even of wearing the White Blazer, a mark of
athletic dexterity and personal integrity. But whether you be dub or expert, to you
belongs the opportunity of learning the true meaning .... of loyalty .... of fellowship
. . . . and of pleasure in sport. Itis all part of playing the game at Elmira.
Elmirans, take a bow . . . . heap big Pocahontases .... targets sqatting absurdly on the
grass .... singing strings .... our aim in life, a bulls-eye .... ouch, my arm ....
what a 'arrowing experience!
It's a racket .... the irritations of dead balls, chill, bitter winds, a sluggish backhand,
knotted muscles .... the satisfactions of a clean graceful service, the zing of a deft
return, the friendly gesture of hands across the net .... there's glamour to court life!
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Bribe of a sugar lump for a favorite mount .... the exalting thrill of catching the knack
of posting .... a stubborn horse with a nostalgia for his stall .... a race to Dixie or a
canter in Roricks .... remnants of yesterday's rain, a puddle surprised into an indignant
splash .... the clip, clop, clank of hooves and pavement.
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The dignity of an austere hall of science threatened by the pandemonium of the playing
field. By caterpillars and crowds on the grass .... by Dr. H3f1'iS,S fast ball .... by
the glorious spectacle of Strong, broad grin and knee guard intact, sliding majestically
into first. The dignity of science restored .... With the game anchored safe and sound-
for the faculty .... with the cheering section, tonsils yelled inside out, going home to
e .... with the end of the season.
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Chapel pleas for volunteer volleyball vagrants .... patient practice .... roving strong
arms captured . . . . a net, a mite too high or much too low .... Shocked, swaying, mesh-
bound lights .... one lone ball tracing a staccato pattern .... side out ....
New freshly laundered bulletins of training l'don't" . . . . concentrated blasts of class
spirit . . . . speculations about recent potential Ugreatsl' .... pivots, dribbles, the Well-
oiled cogs of lightning passwork .... the ball circling cruzily on the very rim-and
then, plop! A basket!
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Blades cross .... opponents lunge, thrust, parry .... At the last touche, tight professional
jackets proudly pop their buttons-in the friendly duels of amateur D'Artagnans.
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JQM W when voices are curiously distorted .... when complaints are raised against the ugliness of
A ' tank suits and the recalcitrant conduct of wet hair. Elmira swims at the HY."
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Shinguards and shorts between two goals-curved sticks, clashing in pursuit of a small
white puck .... marring a mighty morsel of green .... threatening our lives and limbs
. . . delighting neighborhood urchins .... portending a win at Cornell-playing Hockey.
A for archery .... B for basketball .... C for comradeship of the courts ....
determination .... add a dash of good sportsmanship and garnish with fun ....
a purple E proudly blazoned on a white sweater!
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WHO, WHAT, WHY, WHEN, AND HOW
THAT COLLEGE IS NOT ALL TEXT BOOKS
The Trustees whose names appear on page 22 send
greetings to Elmira College's daughters everywhere. An
educational institution is the lengthened shadow of its
alumnae. Without their feelings of loyalty and their
active cooperation and support it cannot very well
exist. During the depression, colleges and universities
everywhere have suffered from loss of enrollment. At
Elmira College there has been a steady increase of the
past three years. This year with an enrollment of 379,
there is a 7.4 per cent increase over last year. But we still
need more students of the proper kind, students who
are qualified in every way for entrance to Elmira. There
has been no relaxation of standards and there will be no
compromise in quality. To every alumna who reads
this page, the Trustees urge that you help during the
1. By telling your acquaintances of the good points of
2. By finding good students in your community, telling
them about Elmira College, and writing the Reg-
istrar or the President giving their names and ad-
3. By writing the President, for the benefit of the
Administration of the College and the Trustees, any-
thing you know that will help make the College
We thank you for your past cooperation.
TRUSTEES OF ELMIRA COLLEGE
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S. M. Fliclcinger Co.
Distributors of Red and White
Quality Food Products
A Good Looking Woman Wants a Good 1
Looking Kitchen. Your Friends Will Admire Cards Ma aZEiESTEErElatin Librar
These "Kitchen-Maid" Cabinets in Color. , g 209 W. Water Street g Y
Dial 4531 Open Till 9 P.M
See Mr. Bush at
HARRIS McHENRY fe?
For Details Dial 5101
Postal Telegraph-Cable COMPLIMENTS
Mark Twain Travel.
Compliments of B
E. L. RHOADES
Meats, Groceries, Bake Goods
"Printing with Prestige"
380 S. Main Street Elmira, N. Y.
118 North Main Street
LAMPS AND SHADES
THE MARK TWAEN HCDTEL
PERF ECTLY APPOINTED
200 ROQMS 200 BATHS
9 Popular Priced Coffee Shop
9 Huck Finn Room
0 Main Dining Room
0 Lounge Bar fair conditionedb
9 Garage Accommodation
ROLAND D. HUNTER, Manager
SHEEHAN5 DEAN G. A. Ma-:GREEVEY
Books and Stationery
ELMIRA, NEW YORK
'SMART APPAREL AND
INTERIOR DECORATIONS Furnish Your Room af
MODERATE PRICES S
513-515 N. Main St. Phone 2-3920
Western Union Telegraph COMPLIMENTS
DEISTER Sf? BUTLER BULKHEAD
Quality Jewelers 119 North Main Street
E Y 06
-4 " 309-11 E. Water Sc. Elmira, New York
,O 'I I Telephone 6186
0,9 fb? EVERYTHING IN MUSIC
S Q Pianos and Radios Phonographs and Record
Know Your Bank and Use Its Many
and Varied Services
First National Banlc
Trust Co. of Elmira
A MARINE MIDLAND BANK
Member Federal Deposit lnsura
Kohaclcer Furniture Co.
"Where Quality Counts"
M. Doyle Marks 55 Son, Inc
WIRTH CIGAR CO.
KELLY DRUG CQ.
109 N. Main Cor. 3rd and Main
SWARTHOUT Ei CO.
215 EAST WATER STREET
Diamonds, Watches, Silverware
Jewelry, Leather Goods,
BAILEY"S SCHOQL SHOES AND
Every Piffffelfofffulyepfffffli,Taught GUSPER-KELLEY
Every Beauty Service by a Thoroughly
326 E. Water St. Elmira, N. Y.
ONE SIXTY MAIN
Buy With Conjidence
Sears will never sacrifice its famous quality
stanclarcl just to have a low
.Save .Safely at Sears
SEARS, ROEBUCK AND
207 State Street Elmira, N. Y.
Under the Sealtest System of
Elgin Wrist Watches, Fine Diamonds,
Kirk Sterling Silver
JEWELERS SINCE 1893
214 East Water Street
599.50 to 53,000
Sheet Music, Records, and Accessories
154 Lake Street ELMIRA
G WARNER BROS.
Member Federal Reserve KEENEY THEATRE
Federal Deposit Insurance Compliments of
A Corporatlon LIBERTY CLEANERS
4 616 S. Main St. Phone 5303
Dinner ? Success
Banquets? and Congratulations
HOTEL LANGWELL to the
"Where Elmirans Dine" Class of
For Sportswear, C1330
Sweaters, Slacks I
. ISZARD S
El111iTd,5 Largest Department Store
WATER ST. AT MAIN
ff 6' Tl7ere's a Nliltn in Gorton's Junior Faslvions tlvat is irre
- JFS sistilylel Wlolatever tlve season, Wlvatever tlve occasion .
RX youjll jqna' frocks, coats and accessories suited to your
fl i X4 every neea' . . . also suitea' to tlve College Girls' Budget,
l X, and GORTON'S Fashions are always style-riglvtl
Cars Hot Water Heated IMMACULATE DRY CLEANING
9128-Dial-4066 Serving Elmira 25
Weddings Funerals Years
PAUL M. BUELL J
Your Fl07'iSf Phone 2-3216 222 E. Market
EDGCOMB'S ECKERD S
Cut-Rate Drug Store
FQR Prescripfons 127 West Water St.
AND FLOOR COVERINGS
131 NORTH MAIN ELMIRA New England Kitchen
Unusual Satisfaction OF
H Y 9 E 5 A COMPANY
PRODUCTS AND SERVICE
R.OSSI'S TEA ROOM AND BAKERY
Where the College faculty and students
feel at home
PLEASANT ENVIRONMENT AND GOOD FOOD
408 West Washington Avenue
Added attraction-12 new streamlined bowling alleys. We ask you all to
pay us a visit, and see for yourself why ten million people enjoy this sport
COATS AND DRESSES
Tread Easy and Rice Oneill Shoes
Elmira Savings Es? Loan
212 EAST WATER STREET
Member Federal Home Loan Bank System
Accounts Insured By
Federal Savings 86 Loan Insurance Corporati n
WASHINGTON, D. C.
Elmirais Flower Tradition
JAY H. PARKER
140 WEST MARKET STREET
Marla Twain Gown Shop
Mark Twain Hotel
MISSES AND WOMEN'S
KATHERINE B. SCHNEIDER
105 West Church St. Elmira, New Y
The Homestead Tavern
Barbecue Sandwiches ICB Cream
CURB SERVICE HORSEHEADS
"The Biggest Little Dress Shop in
F L O W E R S Tm
E. HAZEL MURPHY
We Grow Our Gwn 211 W. Water St. Second Flo
Hoffman can 4634 Ormoncl HOSICIY Shop
Everything in Ladies' Silk
E. A. CLAUSS, Prop. Stockings
123 West Water St. Elmira, N.
WE APPRECIATE THE
Over 85 Years Phone 6284
154 N. Main St. Elmira, N. Y.
C. E3 K. LAUNDRY
Select your Table Needs at the busy
Mark Twain Market where there are
logical reasons for selling for less.
154 North Main Street
Free Parkin g-Delivery
Phone 7141, 7142
Greeting Cards for All
302 East Water Street
Elmira Wholesale Grocery
C. M. 81 R.
ELMIRA, NEW YORK
S. Chapel CO., Inc.
Coal, Lumber and Builders' Supplies
1040 Caton Ave. Elmira, N. Y.
The Blue Goose
Interior Decorating, Gifts
209 College Ave. Elmira, N. Y.
Fuhrman Hardware CO.
Fruits, Vegetables ancl
PRAIRIE ROSE BUTTER
HARRY B. EURMAN
Manager Elmira Branch
JOHN H. DRAKE
144 East Water Street
ELMIRA, N. Y.
139 East Water Street Elmira, N. Y
JULIA B. MURPHY
122 W. Market St. just Off Main St
The Derhy Book Shop
112 Baldwin Street
Books, Stationery, and
THE GIFT BOX
Mark Twain Hotel
West Water Street Phone 5000
LeVaIIey, McLeod, Kinkaicl
Elmira's Leading Jewelers
Wholesale and Retail
Meats, Vegetables, Sausage, Poultry,
Oysters and Clams, Royal Scarlet
and Monarch Canned Goods
Phone 5147 164-166 Lake Street
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Drank C i i
ELMIRA COCA-COLA BOTTLING WORKS
Cliemung Paper Products Co.
Wholesale Dealers in
OF Fine and Wrapping Papers
DRUG MILTON E BURT
215 W. Water St. Dial 9011
IS IMPORTANT TO HEALTH
Donlt be satisfied with just MILK
INSIST ON HAVING
EL-COR'S Pasteurized MILK
Snyder Building Main Street
Richlube 10072 Penna. Motor
Dial 9171 401 Division St. Oil
You can whip our cream-
But you can't beat our milk
636 Winsor Avenue Dial 2-6137 Elmira, New York
Compliments Of Compliments of
THE C. E. WARD COMPANY
New London, Ohio
Academgc GETS.. Gow? Ev,-j I-g?ogs DELICATESSEN SHOP
an ee U S
Gowns Qgand lC,IIiiforms, etc. I07 College Avenue
We take this opportunity to thank the husi-
ness men of Elmira for their cooperation
in utilizing this advertising section. It has
played no small part in making our year-
hooh a success and we wish to assure them
of the patronage of Elmira College in the
MR. AND MRS.
SAGE T. WILLIAMS
MR. AND MRS.
ARNOLD W. CRAFT
COL. AND MRS.
CHARLES S. GLEIM
MR. AND MRS.
E. A. THATCHER
MR. AND MRS.
BERTRAM L. NEWMAN
MR. AND MRS.
M. E. FENNELL
MR. AND MRS.
W. GLENN SWEET
MR. AND MRS.
HUBERT E. SNYDER
MR. AND MRS.
MRS. C. MARGUERITE
MR. AND MRS. NAT STEVENS
MR. AND MRS. SAM
MR. AND MRS.
L. R. QUIRIN
MR. AND MRS.
DONALD C. HAWKES
MR. AND MRS.
JOHN R. CHURCH
MR. AND MRS.
CHARLES C. GORDON
MR. AND MRS.
F. R. MANLEY
MR. AND MRS.
THOMAS E. CURRAN
MR. AND MRS.
L. F. HEWITT
MR. AND MRS.
MRS. MABEL H
MR. AND MRS.
R. B. STEVENS
N AND OLLIER AGAIN"
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Book Boards has inspired and sustained the
Jahn 8. Ollier slogan that gathers increas-
ing significance wifh each succeeding year.
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