Emerson College - Emersonian Yearbook (Boston, MA)

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01|0 lEm rfinntan JubliaI)p by the Ollaaa of 1909 Sinpraon (CoUcyr of (Dratory i9ootou. iHaooarbuoptta aul an]uaiutanrp ht fnrPiut, AuH urbpr linnujlit tu minb? aulb ariiuaiutaurr lip furQUt, Aub baua n’ lauPi aiiup? — iSuliprt iBiinui. THE EMERSONIAN 5 O O N T E N T S Page Quotation t Contents o Senior Girl ( Greeting 7-8 Prologue 9 Dedication.. 10 Sketch Henry Lawrence Southwick. . . . 11-12 Picture Emerson College 13 Emerson College 14—16 Chickering Hall 17 Picture Charles Wesley Emerson 18 Sketch Charles Wesley Emerson 19-20 Photo Emersonian Board 21 Emersonian Staff 22 Eaculty Caricature 23 Picture William J. Kolt ' e 24 Sketch William J. Rolfe 2.5 Picture Harry Seymour Ross 26 Sketch Harry Seymour Ross 27 Faculty 28-37 Seniors 38-63 Senior Officers 64 Senior Class 65 ’09 Class History 66 Senior Stunt 67-78 Caricature Post Graduate 79 Miss P. G 80 Photo Post Graduates 81 The Old Guard 83 Caricature Junior Class 84 Poem, 1910 85 Photo Junior Class 86 Junior ’iews 88-8!) Caricature Freshman 90 Photo Freshman Class 91 Legend of Nineteen Hundred and Eleven93-95 Caricature Speeial Students 96 Special Students 97 Photo Gym Team 98 PACiE College and Faculty Room !)!) Photo Students ' Council 100 Students’ Association 101 Photo Magazine Board 102 Emerson College Magazine 103 Caricature Literary Department 105 Literary Dejiartment 106-1 12 Caricature Societi es 113 PhotoY. W. C. A 114 Y. W. C. A 115 Photo Glee Club 116 Glee Club 117 Photo Canadian Club 118 Canadian Club 119 Photo Phi Mu Gamma Sorority 120 Phi Mu Gamma 121 Photo Characters in Phi Mu Gamma Play 122 Cast of Characters, “Sweet Nell of Old Drury” 123 Photo Delta Delta Phi Sorority 121 Delta Delta Phi 125 Photo Knappa Gamma Chi Sorority .... 126 Knappa Gamma Chi 127 Photo Zeta Phi Eta Sorority 128 Zeta Phi Eta 129 Photo Phi Alpha Tau 130 Phi Alpha Tau 131 Emerson College Club of Boston 132 Caricature Grinds 133 Parody on “Gospor Becerrd” 134 “A Junior ' s Sollioquy’’ 135 Her Fetter 136-137 Grinds 138-145 Caricature Senior’s Dream 146 Commencement Programme 147-149 Epilogue 150 Caricature La Fin 151 Caricature Advertisements 152 Advertisements i-xiii THE EMERSONIAN 7 The Emersonian lioard of 1909, presents this the second volume of the Emersonian to its friends. Wg liope it may meet with your approval. We have endeavored to make it worthy of the class and college it represents, if it falls short remember in judging, it is yet young, its path has been strewn with obstacles. The “ grinds which a| pear in the pages have been given in the kindliest spirit and we trust you will aceej)t them s THE EMERSONIAN as slu-h. In days to come may this book brin ' back the ha|)i)iest rec ' ollections of student days at E. C, (). I ' inally we wish to thank each individual who has con- tributed in any way toward making ' this Emersonian what it is. HOARD OF EDITORS. (S’ . % w iH) ii(! frnlngur OH YOU, THE READER OF THIS BOOK IN IDLE MOOD, OR WISH TO FIND WHAT RECORD WE HAVE LEFT BEHIND, WHEREON THE STRANGER’S EYE MAY LOOK. WE BID YOU RAISE, THAT YOU MAY LEARN WHAT IN THESE RAGES WE WOULD DO, THAT YOU MAY SEE THE FALSE AND TRUE, AND IN YOUR JUDGMENT BE NOT STERN. THIS IS THE STORY OF THE DAY WHICH DAWNED FOR US THREE YEARS AGO, WHEN WITH GREAT JOY AND HEARTS AGLOW WE FIR.ST SAW EMERSON’S BRIGHT RAY. YOL ’LL SEE THE FACES DEAR AND TRUE OF THOSE WHO IN THE LIVELONG DAY, WHEN WE WERE SAD, OR BRIGHT AND GAY HAVE HELRED US ALL OUR BEST TO DO. HERE ARE OUR FACF S AND OUR NAMFLS. OUR NICKNAMES, TOO, AND WHAT EACH ONE IN THESE THREE YEARS AT SCHOOL HAS DONE TO WIN SOME MEASURE HERE OF FAME. HERE, TOO, THE OTHER CLASSES ARE, THE CLUBS OF MANY DIFFERENT KINDS, SOME JOKES AND RHYMES and FRIENDLY GRINDS— WE HORE THEY HAVE NOT GONE TOO FAR. AND NOW, DEAR READER, THAT YOU FIND THE RURROSE WHICH IS IN EACH LINE OF THIS, THE BOOK OF NINETEEN NINE, READ ON AND, JUDGING, BE YE KIND. HENRY LAWRENCE SOUTHWICK President Henry Lawrence Southwick llenr ' Lawrence Sotitliwick was l)orn in ' est Roxbnry, ] Iassaelin- elts, j nne JT si, J ] is ednealion l)eyan in the free schools, coini)letin«‘ t!ie jirescrihed course at the llarri ' School, 1 )orehester. Mass,, and yradnat- iny as aledietorian of his class front the l)( ' rehester Ilitfli School in 1880, He attended the Monroe College of Oratory, at the same time holding a position on the I’.oston Herald. d ' hc year following his gradnation from the Monroe College in 1887, Mr. Sonthwiek eondneted the class in oratory at iMariha ' s ’ineyard .Snnt- mer Institute, and in the anlitmn he was made master of eloention and ora- Utrv in the W’illitun I’enn Charter Sehitol, ! ’hiladeljthia. In the year 1880 Mr. Sonthwiek married Jessie Irldridge and the fol- lowing year retnrned to lloston and heeamc jtart owner with Hr. Charles V. Lmerson of the Emerson College of Oratory, where he wa the j)rofessor of Literary Interpretation Oratory and Dramatic Art. After spending the years i8od and iS t7 with Angnstine Dalet ' s eom- ] any, he retnrned to the W illiam Lenn Charter School, y here lor t hree years he tanght as blaster of English. At the close of the third year he, in part- nership Ayith Mr. Kenney, ])iirehased the I ' hnerson College. I ' rom t ' r-l time he seryed as dean of the institnlion nntil the year of 1908, when he was electeil I’rc‘sidcn1 of h.nierson Colh-ge. He is known to the ]):il)lie as a reader and a lecturer, and when he is free from duties at the codege Id - s? ' ' ices are in demand in the yarions sec- tions of the Cnited States. President .Sonthwiek is now residing in Lrooklinc ' ' here he and IMrs. Sonthwiek, with their three children, Pnlh, IMildred and Jessie, arc always “at home’’ to Emerson students. Tlteia? is an irre ' n’stihle attraction about the Sonthwiek fireside and the cadlege stndcaits a ail themsehes of eyery oppor- tunity trj enjoy the hospitality of President Sonthwdek and his family. EMERSON COLLEGE THE EMERSONIAN 1 4 Emerson College as an ' Educational Force Much may be, and has been, said in regard to the location of the col- lege in historic and cultured Bost.m, and of tlie great ad ' .antages which come to a student from this environment. All this is true; but true also of any other institution in this city. Rather would we emjihasize in this article some of the special, strong and unique advantages which the Kmerson College of Oratory possesses in itself and jiresents to its students. It is not simply an elocution school or a series of studies where students are taught to “speak iiieces " and jiresent the thoughts of others. A ' hen this is said we have placed ourselves outside the ranks of the ninety and nine other schools, bearing kindred names, and stand facile pri nrps in the list of the few leading schools that make English studies, expressional . interpretative and cre- ative tk.eir major presentation. To enter the college as a regular student the same (pialilications as for any liberal art college are recpiired. The a erage student, however, is more mature than the average college student : as age with us is no grade or cri- terion. .Students from si.xteen to si.xty recite in the same classes. Ilere may be found the students just graduated from high school, the college professor on a year ' s leave of absence, sjiecial students from llarvard or Boston universities, teachers with ten or more years ' experience, and those who are looking hope- fully to such service or to other iields where personality and self-e.x])rcssion count. The college is a very cosmoiiolitan school; which is an educational ad- vantage worth recognizing. It is no uncommon thing to tind in me year students from forty different states and foreign countries. The Canadian Club usually presents a membershij) of twenty-live, and the South is “solid " with more than twice that number. Vcnces from Xew England, Oklahoma, the I’acific States, and the I’rovinces, are heard daily in onr class rooms. There is no o])p(jrtunity for narrowness or provincialism in such surroundings. THE EMERSONIAN 1 5 Of these students a large number are college graduates, or have had normal or partial college courses before coming to Emerson. The work done by them here has won recognition from the old and conservative colleges which grant their degrees, in course, to graduates who are pursuing advanced work under our instruction. Here the speech arts find a home in company with physical and vocal training. Psychology, logic, rhetoric and composition are taught as in liberal- arts colleges, with the added teaching values of normal schools; while anato- my, physiology and hygiene, physical and vocal culture surpass in many ways that taught elsewhere. No matter what a student’s previous training in English has been he finds here new fields for investigation and expression. To write original dra- matic work, and to stage it; to give adecpiate interpretation to worthy writ- ings, to take part in debate or public speaking in an earnest and dignified way, and to express one’s own, or another ' s, thoughts and feelings in a vital and artistic manner, is taught all who p rsue the regular course. Our work is always with that which is of educational value. Only the best is studied; whether it be the writings of orator, essayist, poet or dra- matist. Thus the students soon develope criteri a of taste and judgment that lead them to instructiveh- avoid the trivial or mere tricious. Spontaneity in ex- pression is sought for, so that they learn to “give” and to “lend” instead of becoming receptacles for holding the thoughts of others. Heli)fulness is the key-note of all the college work; for all study is from the teacher ' s point of view, — to be able to present it to others. Not only are the students privileged to study daily with a body of cultivated and enthusiastic teachers, but in the weekly lectures from Doctors Rolfe, Griggs, Burton, Winship, Mead, and others of no less note, they come in closest contact with masterly presentations of highest themes by scholarly and inspiring men. Ability to handle audiences and classes is characteristic of the Emer- son graduate. To name the institutions where the college has sent her sons and daughters to teach and lead, would be to call the roll of the leading col- leges, academies, high and normal schools, from Harvard to the younger THE EMERSONIAN 1 6 schools lliat front the setthio- snn on the Pacific slopes " What university can point to three score and ten graduates placed in teaching positions during the past cear? ' This is the number contributed by us to the ranks of that |)rofession which enters so intimately into the very inner life of unr nation. A great teacher once said. " I magnify my office. " d ' he office of a graduate of this college is to teach, liy precei)t and e. am])le. from the teacher ' s desk and ])reacher ' s ])nlpit, and from the platform of the lecturer or entertainer, our graduates are ever presenting themes and thoughts worthy of the highest C(Uisideration. l ' ' or nearly thirty years this work has been going on, since the time when Dr. bhnerson began to each aiul a|)ply a new psychology which is so generally acce|)ted toda - by all schools. CHICKERING HALL CHARLES WESLEY EMERSON Dpa Ohaples Wesley Emerson In the year 1638 Thomas Emerson, who was of a family knighted by Henry VHI, came from England and settled in the little Massachusetts town of Ipswich. From him descended Ralph Waldo Emerson, Wendell Phillips, I’hillips Brooks and Thomas Emerson, who was the father of Charles Wesley Emerson. The story of the life of Dr. Emerson, like the stories of the lives of other great men, might l)e simply and briefly told. He was born in J’ittsfield, Vt., on the 30th of Xovember, 1837. His early life was passed amid the rugged hills and peaceful valleys of his native state. His early education was re- ceived in the public schools, and under the special tutorage of his father, a man of liberal education, refined tastes, and high intellectual power, who in- stilled into his son’s mind a love of study, a desire for research and a power of independent thinking which marked the progress of his entire life. .Vfter completing his work in the public schools and the higher courses in English, classical and scientific lines with his father he pursued the study of theology under the guidance of the Rev. Dr. Tyler of X ' ermont. M ' hcn but nineteen years of age he preached his first sermon, and two years later was ordained by the Association of Congregational Alinisters of W indham County, Trmont, to the ministry. For twentv years he was engaged in this work, being settled respectively in Halifa.v, Brookfield and .Xorthfield, ’t., and later in Fitchburg, and then in Chelsea, Mass. The desire for broad- er culture lead Dr. Emerson to take a course in medicine, receiving his M. D from one of the medical colleges in Philadelphia, and to i)ass through the departments of I-aw and O-atory in Poston Hniversity. Ever a student, he devoted himself to e.xtensive reading and study of history, art science and literature. Once he heard it said that not twenty in a generation really (lerstood the philosophy of Plato, and for years he pored over the works of the ancient Greek, resolved to be one of the twenty. It was the writer ' s pri- vilege to listen to Dr. Emerson in the pulpit but once, when he preached from the text, “X " ow ' abideth faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” Tlic text is suggestive of the life of the man; the sermon spoke of the power for good which must have radiated from him during his ministry. Failing health compelled him to lea ' c his chosen calling and he went to England for some months of travel and rest. After his return he was aj)- pointed lecturer on Vocal Physiology and llygicne in the P oston I ' nivcrsity ' School of Oratory where he remained n nil the death of Prof. Monroe, its dean, when the dc])artment was disconi innod. , hont a year later Dr. Emerson, sni - rounded by a few friends, opened the Alonroc Conservatory of Oratory in Pem- berton Square. In a few years this -ichool outgrew its accommodations and was moved to Veslcyan ] lall on Prom field .Street. The name was changed to the lonroc College of Oratory, and in iS8o. by the urgent recjucst of many of the .Mnmni and the graduating c ' ass of that year it was changed to ihe Ifmcrson College of Oratory, in lionor of its founder. .Pgain the college out- grew its quarters and was removed to ( )dd I ' ellovvs’ Pnilding, and snbse- (inently to L’hickering Hall In 1902 failing health compelled Dr. Emerson to retire from active work, and on his Inrtliday, o cmber 30th, 1908 at the age ol he iinietly and peacefully pa- ' sed away. While the life incidents mav be brictly named, the far-reaching influence r)f the life and teachings of Dr. Emerson cannot be measured. ' J ' o say that for twenty years lie was the spiritual leader of large congregations and for twen- ty-two years more the beloved head of a great educational institution, the largest of its kind in the world, is but faintly suggestive of what he has ac- complished. The teaching of orarory today is on a different basis because of him ; thousands all over this broad land, and in foreign climes, are carrying the glad tidings of a psychological education and a broader spirit of benevo- lence, of love, and of helpfulness to hundreds of thousands whose lives are becoming different because of the great heart and noble life of Charles Wesley ' .merson. EMERSONIAN BOARD EMERSONIAN STAFF I ' :i)IT()R-IN-ClIIEF, Rum Mi:ri.e Wiiisiukr. H U S I N I-: SS MAN A G KR, joiix Adams TA i.nR. ASSIS ' l ' ANT M A N AGERS, C ' RARA I- ' I SIF, TiI() R S. M R( ;u KRUl ' K (t. Rorixson. A S S ( ) C I A TK IM ) I ' r ( ) R S , ( ' a 1 II KRi X I ' , E. Carl. IA.i akktii I ' oss. ( ' iRAUi-; M. Eaxi ' ,. Ni ' mi ' . I!() i,us. 1 Css IK Ei-.xork Warxkr. Lullla V. Cook. ART ICDITORS. ICsriii ' R I ' C Doxdkro. Mii,i)Ri:i) P. Eorri ' s. SOCIICTV ICDITOR, Am - a. Eisiikr. WILLIAM J. ROLFE THE EMERSONIAN 25 Willtairi Ralte President Emeritus iiliam James Rolte was iaani in Xewhnryport, i Iass., Dec. lo, 1827. Mis boyhood was passed in Lowell, IMass. Me was graduated from Amherst College in 1849. 59 received the honory degree of i I. at Har- vard, and the same degree at Amherst in 1865. He is one of the foremost Shakespearean scholars his works having long been recargnized as one of the standard critical authorities. In 1903 he was elected President of Emer- son College of Oratory, which position he resigned from in 1908, though he still gives of the fruit of his wisdom in a course of lectures delivered during the college year. THE EMERSONIAN 27 Hari y Seymour Ross Harry Seymour Ross was born in East lladdam, Conn., in 1868. The boyhood of ] Ir. Ross was spent in the little Connecticut town where he remained until he was twenty years of age. At that time he went to Oberlin, ( )hio, where he went through the preparatory school and did three years of college work, earning all his ex- penses himself. After a rear of absence from Oberlin Mr. Ross intended to return, but turned instead to Emerson College of Oratory, where he was graduated in 1897. After his graduation he went as professor in haigiish and Elocution to W orcester Academy, and after three years his labor was recognized in his appointment as [Master of English. In 1905 }.lr. Ross was made the first assistant to Dr. D. W. Abercromhic, the principal, in whose absence he was acting principal. In 1902, while travelling in Europe, Mr. Ross met [Miss IMla [Mc- Duffee. The following year they were married and together they siient some time in England, Scotland and Wales. In IQ08 Mr. Ross became dean of Emerson College of Oratory, and is generally loved by the Emerson students. 2S THE EMERSONIAN WALTER BRADLEY TRIBE HARRIET C. SLEIGH ELVIE BURNETT WILLARD JESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK THE EMERSONIAN 29 WALTER BRADLEY TRIPP. Dramatic Interpretation, History of Drama, Impersonation, Analysis. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, educated in Y ' oodward IIi”-h Scliool and Monroe College of Oratory. Taught rhetoric in IMonroe College. Y ' as professor of Oratory at Boston College and sj)ecial lecturer at Boston Uni- versity of Law previous to his a])pointment at Emerson in 1889. HARRIET C. SLEIGHT. Anatomy, Physical Culture. Born in Xiles, Michigan, studied Psychology, English Literature and Physical Training at Indiana State Xormal School, Terre Haute, In- diana; assistant in Physical Training department Iowa University: took two years’ course of Medics at Iowa University: graduate of Chataiujua .School of Physical Education and Expression Department ; post graduate of Emerson. ELVIE BURXETT WILE.VRD. Lyceum and Concert Reading. Born in Brooklyn, X. Y. ; received early education in Xew York City and is a post graduate of Emerson Ccjllege; was reader for several years with the Unity Company of Boston and the Temi)le Quartette Concert Com- pany previous to her appointment at Emerson in 1902. JESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK. Voice Culture, Shakespeare, E])ic and Lyric Poetry. Born in Wilmington, Delaware; a graduate of assar College and Xew England Conservatory of Music; author of " Expressive A ' oice;” was a member of the faculty of iMonroe College of Oratory and Boston Rivals Concert Company. 30 THE EMERSONIAN SILAS A. AI.DICX. L D. j,, LAMPRHLL WHITXKY WILLIAM HUWLAMI KL.NNLV tllARLEs WINSLOW KILOKR THE EMERSONIAN 31 SILAS A. ALDEX, AI. 1). Applied Anatomy, Ily iene, Physical d ' rainin”-. Born in Hamixlen, Alainc; studied at Hampden Academy and State Normal School, Castine, Alaine : ' ” ' radnatc of Alonroe Conservatory of ( )ra- tory ; received a de ' ree from the College of Physicians and Snr eons, Pos- ton. LOSS LAAIPRELL WHITNEY. Prose lA)rms, Personal Criticism, Coethe ' s " h ' anst. ' ’ Born in Charlestown, Alass. ; " ' raduate of Alalden lli ”h School and Emerson College; teacher of Oratory in the Wyoming Seminary in Kings- ton, Pa.; became member of the faculty of Emerson College in 1897. WTLLlAAf HOWL.Wl) KENNEY. Vocal ' rechni(|ue, History of Alusic. Born in Leominster, Alass.; graduate of Leominster High School; student two years at Har -ard Universit - : specialized for seven years in voice under the leading vocalists of Boston and New A ' ork ; is a member of the Apollo Club and Choral Art Society. CHARLES WINSLOW KIDDER. A ocal Physiology, Hygiene of the ’oice, .Acoustics. Born in South Wridgewock, Alaine; came to Boston when eight rears of age; educated in the Alitchell School for Boys; studied for seven years with various teachers: came to Emerson, where he was graduated in 1899. After his graduation Air. Kidder taught in the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, and was also tutor in Bates Colle ge; a little later became an instructor at Emerson College. 32 THE EMERSONIAN HAKONESS RUSS I ' OSSE C. E K T R U D I : M f (J U I : S T E N THE EMERSONIAN 33 MAUD GATCHELL EIICKS. Dramatic Literature and Interpretation. Piorn in Lynn, iMass. ; graduate of Chelsea High School and post graduate of Emerson College. She held position as teacher of IL i)ression and Physical Culture in the Columbia College of Music and ( iratorv ju ' c- vious to her appointment on the Emerson staff. GERTRl ' DE AlcOUESTEX. Technique of the h)icc. Articulation. Porn in Plymouth, Xew Hampshire; graduate of X’ew Hampshire State X ' ormal and of the Poston School of ( )ratorv. For several years in- structor in Articulation, Concert Deportment and Expression at Xev. ' Eng- land Conservatory of iMusic. REA ' . ALLEX ARTHUR .ST( fCKDALE. Pastor of Union Congregational Curcli, Chaplain of Emerson College. Porn in Jamesville, Ohio; educated in Jamesville High School, Indi- ana University and Poston University School of Theology ; pastor of Perke- ley Temple of Poston until it vas combined with Union Church. Air. Stockdale has been chaplain of Emerson College for four years. PAROXESS RUSS POSSE. Director of Posse Gym. The Aesthetic Mlue of Physical Training. Porn in X ' ewl uryport, Alass. ; graduate of X " ewbury])ort High School and Salem State Xormal School. Taught in the M’illiam Penn Charter School in Philadelphia. M ' as a special student at Radcliff ' e College. .Since the death of Paron X " ils Posse she has conducted the Posse Gymnasium. CLAYTOX D. GILPERT. Theatric Training. Pantomime. Platform Art. Porn in Mdsconsin ; studied under Airs. Scott Siddons; studied in Chicago, XTw York and Paris; was on the stage with several conq)anies ; is also a member of the facult}- of the X’ew England Conservatory of Alusic. 34 THE EMERSONIAN WIl, 1,1AM G. WARD, M. A. A(;XKS KNOX BLACK LILIA K. SMITH THE EMERSONIAN 35 ISSACIIAR H. ELDRIDGE. Treasurer. Born in Chester County, Penn., and educated at the famous Quaker “West Town Boarding ' School was merchant in Ohio and later entered the hanking business, lias been treasurer of Emerson College since 1900. ELIZABETH Al. ROGERS. . ' Associate Prece])tress. Elizabeth M. Rogers was born in . Amherst, . . 11 ., and educated in the Boston schools. Though not a graduate of Ifmerson C dlege of ( )ra- torv she has been officially connected with that institution for twentv-one years and in that time has seen about four thousand students graduated from Emerson- AGXES KXOX BLACK. Literary Interpretation, Analysis. Educated at St. Alary’s Collegiate lustitute, Toronto X ' ormal and Tor- onto L ' niversity; studied in Edinburgh and won a high reputation as a reader throughout Great Britain ; was lecturer on Elocution at the Oi ' itario X’ ormal School; holds chair of Elocution at Boston P’ni ' cersity. WTLLAIAI G. WARD, AI. A. Professor Ifnglish literature at Emerson College. Born in Sandusky, CTiio ; graduated Ohio Wesleyan University 1872 (A. AL); Drew Theological Seminary ( B, 1 ). | ; studied oi ' ie year at I ' niver- sity Halle and at Berlin; held ])Ositions of Professor Baldwin l ' niversity, Ohio; President English Literature, Syracuse University; President Spokane College, He is the author of “Tennyson’s Debt to En ironment,“ “The Poetry of Robert Browning,” “.Art for Schools,” and " Studies in Literature.” LILIA E. SAHTLI. History of Education, Pedagogy, .School Alanagement. Born in Chelsea, Alass. ; ])ost graduate of Emerson College; became a member of the faculty at Emerson College in 1890; teaches in the Emerson Summer .School. 36 THE EMERSONIAN EHKX CHAHI roX BLAt K, A. M., LL. I ). PRISCILI.A C. PUFFER EUWARIJ HOWARD GRIGGS, A. M. THE EMERSONIAN 37 EBEX CIEVRLTOX lU.ACK. A. EE. 1 ). Poetics, English and . merican Eiterature. B)Orn in Eiddesdale, Scotland; graduate of Edinl)nr ” ' h l ' ni crsity ; student at Westminster College, Caml)rid”e: travelled for year in Bel inm, Erance, (lermany and Switzerland; became l.ectnrer of Eiterature at XAnv England Consen-atory in 1894; ap])onted Professor of Idteratnre in Bos- ton University in 1900. JAXE EDWIXA .AirrCllEEE. .Aesthetic Danciip”-, Eenciny. Born in Ithaca, Xh Ah; post graduate of Emerson; taught in Brenan College, Gainesville, Georgia; was Sii])er isor Physical ' Fraining in Public Schools, Leominster, Alass. ; Director of Pliysical Training and Instructor in Speaking and A ' oice Technique at Eitchbnrg State Xormal School, h ' itch- burg, Alass. PRISCILI.A C. PUFEER. Gest lire. Born in Peabody, Alass. ; graduate of the Xormal .School of .Salem; taught in Lynn; post graduate of Emerson; studied with Prof. F ' larke, Airs. Baker, Lelaud Powers aud Airs. .Adams. EDWARD IIDW.ARD GRIGGS, Al. " Great Aloral Leaders, " " Art aud the lluman . ] irit. " Born ill Alinnesota. He was graduated from Indiana L ' niiersity and upon graduation was appointed Instructor in English. At present, as a lec- turer aud teacher he stands among the foremost in America. LEWIS IRATXE POTTER. Alake-Up. Born in Berlin, ATrmont ; educated in jniblic schools of Barre t. ; in 1900 was graduated from Goddard .Seminary, Barre; 1900-1902, grammar master in Xorth Barre school; i902- ' o3, student at .Syracuse Lhiixersity, Syracuse. Xh Ah; 1905. was graduated from Emerson College; I905- ' or). stu- dent at Cairns James ' School of Alusic and Dramatic .Art, London, England; i9o6- ' o 7, taught Expression at Goddard Seminary. Barre. ' t. ; u 07- ' o8, taught I’ublic Speaking and Debate at University of .Xorth Carolina, Chapel Hill, X. C. ; i9o8-’o 9, teacher of “Alake-Up " at Emerson College. T I i " f f w w f T T c i c w ‘ ' i ' WW 4i‘4i ' 4i‘4i ' 4i‘ TO THE In these few ])ages. Seniors dear, Many ' siiriirises you will find, A little hit — a little joke — But with a feeling very kind. Ve know the nicdxnaine you are called, And some good true quotation: We know where you come from every fall. The town, the city — and exact location. You say, ' tis strange we know so much. That we can write so true of you; Indeed it seems not so to us. To good ohservance is it due. This hook you ' ll have where ' ere you go. Twill cheer you on your travels, ' Twill make you smile and |)lease you so You ' ll almost wonder how the gloom vinravels. There ' ll he the face of " .Miii. " “.Mill, " “Bet” or “Hon, Or faces of some other classmates; ' Twill make you tliink of Kmerson, Of the place where your wants were sated. Three ha|)i y, fruitful years have ])assed, Vherein we ' ve leanied to love eacli other. And let that friendship ever last When some go one way — some another. So onward, ever toward the li.ght. Oil, keep the ))athway sti’aight; W ' orking, stiaving for the right, . nd iievei- thinking “ ' tis too late. " So now as out upon life ' s way, We go witli hearts and hands nnited. Oh let us cast true snnheams every day, .And k(‘e|) our souls enlightened. 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 — E. B. C. uii t: 7 " I fhji 3 ) ' yZKjt iAA V- A — ' } ' VUX - ! • ,SXZ U. 40 THE EMERSONIAN R1 ' ' . A Al ' STIX Charlotte, X. C. " Dost thou think thon h i am caparisoned like a man I have a (loul)let and liose in my disi)osition ? " — Shakespeare. ' I ' liis o ' irl. who " make.s a damly man, " came to Emerson this year from Iflizaheth Collco ' e, X ' . C. She holds tlie record for stiyin”- more words in one minute than any ordinary person does in live. This feminine element in her cliaracter api)cals to a sis- ter and co-mate, namely, Mildred, who enacts Celia to Rena ' s Rosalind ])eri)ettiall} ' — like Juno ' s swans they p ' o cou])led and inseparaltle. llELlfX M. i;lC X Rehnont. X. II. " 1 leany. " “A courage to endure and to obey, A hate of gossi)) parlance, and of sway. " — Tennyson. 11 knoun from the fact that her name has lietided the chiss list from the time ' o ; first tippearcd.. We can all rememher heariii” ' that mame spoken in ;dl forms of enpihasis, from I’rof. ' l ' rip]) ' s forceitil tones to -Mrs. W illiard ' s enconra,”inp- inflections. • lw;i s first to he called on, ;ind, what is more important, always re.ady. SCS. . t.RACh: IMTLlfR t hicaeo. 111. “ I lit 1 ie. " “Slhe stops, she stands, slu ' looks about; Whhdi way to turn she cannot tell. " — W ' ordsworth. (dee Cltil). I’icttire Com. ' This little whirlwind, fresh Irom Lake Mich- iptiii, ckaims imiiiy distinctions. She is a p ' radnate (d the C umnock School ol ( )r;itor}’, Inas tra ’elled e leusi ' el - and is the real heroine (d :i hook en- titled " I ' roin Sionx to Sttstm. " Resides all this, if our critictil Air. (lilhert he correct, she is soon to astonish the world with her wonderful actiii p. THE EMERSONI ' AN 4J RUTH BLODGETT Atlanta. Ga. " R ufus.” t MF Stnnt Cum. (3 ) “Black were her eyes as the berry That grew on the road by the wayside.” — Longfellow. Mi.s.s Blodgett joined us last year as a Junior and we were all glad to welcome her into our class. She radiates kindness to all her classmates, and we enjoy her true Southern spirit. We all wonder. " Rufus.” why that delightful jioem. " The House by the Side of the Road.” is such a favorite with you. Never mind, it is all right, Ruth, and so are you. NETTIE BOWLUS Springheld, 111. " Net.” “A contrite heart, a humble thought.” — Scott. KfX Emersonian Board ( 3 ) Behold the most studious person in college; burns the midnight oil and sjtends all of her vaca- tion in — a brown stud} ' . No time for social affairs, and as for men! Not for our Nettie. They are a faithless lot. ' e fear that some day those two fav- f)rite words of hers, " Yes, sir,” given with her own peculiar charm, will be her undoing. — BLANCHE E. BOYDEN Lisbon, N. Dak. “The rude sea grew civil at her song.” — Shakespeare. KFX Blanche taught a year before she came to Emer- son, but you could never tell it — that is, not from her looks, for there is nothing of the proverbial " school marm” in, around or about her. This expe- rience may account for her wide range of knowl- edge, but however that may be, the fact remains that her work is always above par and as to her rhapsodies of song! You should hear Blanche ren- der the songs of Ophelia. i 42 THE EMERSONIAN ' ' 4 CATllERIXE EElZAl’.ETll CARE ' Kingston. X ' . Y. " Rcss. “fter voice is like a trumpet, loud and shrill. Which bids all sounds in earth and heaven be still,” — Ben .Johnson, AA4 ' icc-I’rcs. (2) Pres. W . C. A. (3) ICnersonian P)Oard. Ilave you ever heard that voice lifted in ] ro- test when ‘diess " fonnd you rehearsing at 2 j). m. on Eridays? Don ' t yon know tliat time is reser -ed tor ' S ' . C. meeting? ‘dUit sweeter woman ne ' er drew breath, " and thru lier gentle hut ] er- sistent efforts the Y. Ah C. A. has grown in num- bers and broadened in s])irit. ller heljung hand, ia ishing smile, and love of a " scjuare deal " has made her one of our best Itehyved. PERTH A C.VRPEXTER Lawrenceville. X. Y. " The languid light of your [iroud eyes Is wearied of the rolling hours.” — Tennyson. If the amount of sleej) one gets has anything to do with good health, Pertha must have a robust constitution, for she indulges in " cat naps " at all times and seasons. This condition is furthered by her ] ractice of Phvsical Culttire. She has no rival in flexibility of muscle and if she kee])s at it ' twill not be long before she will be the instructor of otir gymnasium dei)artment. ECEEr.. VI CTO REV COOK Middle (Iranville, X. " Cookie. " “Spontaneous wisdom breathed by health. Truth breathed by cheerfulness.” — Wordsworth. T.MF dce-Pres. .Students ' Council (3) lemersonian Hoard. " Cookie " is our star reader and already her ser- vices are much in demaml. With her genial man- ner. natural talent, and zest for hard work we pre- dict for her a most successftd future. Site also boasts of other accom])lishments. first and foremost of which is efflciency in argumentation — “ ' I ' ae e ' en thotigh N-ampiished she could argue still.” ? yV:- W - THE EMERSONIAN 43 RLLl ' XE C()Kr)IX Evc ' rett, lass. ' How is it witli you That you do bend your eye on vacancy? " — Shakespeare. l Mr Rep. Endowment Com. Class I’oet. She is a merry, hright-hearted Puritan maiden, always sincere and loyal, who makes all hajtpv with her sunshine and song. INIav site make " one” heart as liglit as she has made onrs. Wdth Iter go onr loving wishes that life for her may Ite “one grand sweet song. ' ADA CROCALAX, A. Atlanta, (ia. “Her voice was ever gentle, soft and low. " — Shakespeare. She came to ns from tlie snnny Southland and Imought with her an A. R. degree from the Clark Cniversity, of which her father is the alile ] resi- dent. Yes, Ada, from your teaching of “Sheridan’s Ride” we all know that you will he fully ca])ahle of carrying on the great work in the above college, and we wish you great success. FLOREXCE AI. CURTIS Watertown, X. Y. “Blondy.” “A certain miracle of symmetry, A miniature of loveliness, all grace Summed up and closed in little.” — Tennyson. She is such a wonder in dramatics it is too bad that the fates decree that she shall never ornament the legitimate stage, but must contine her efforts to the ])latform. What a lovely blush suffuses her cheek in debate, and only two men in the class ! Our petite Elorence, “little, but oh my! She can teach !” 44 THE EMERSONIAN IlKLEX CURTIS Sustiuehanna, I’a. " .Mrs. Curtis.” “Where thouglits serenely sweet e.xpress, How pure, how dear, theii- dwelling place. " — Byron. KIW I uuinr I’roni. Com. (2) licleii always did like the heavy i arts and with a “romantic dis]n )sition " she tinds herself as jnd e in the court room of life, before the " wri”ht jury. " ima ' inin ' hersell a second I’ortia. Ilere ' s h(.)])in” ' , llelen, that the “i|nality of mercy is not strained” ,md that the erdict returned ma - he a favorable one. W’illimantic, Conn. F. K.STIIKR 1)( t.VDIvRO ' " I )onn V.” “Yonr hair is dark, and your eyes Touch ' d with a somewhat darker hue. " — Tennyson. b ' mersonian Hoard (3) Stunt k ' om. (3) Nave von e er heard " Donny” sin " ' " Dream- in” " ? Nave ■(tn ever heard her tell about Wdlli- mantic? She lox ' es all sorts ol ont-door s])orts, and still she wants to " ' o on the sta ' e. Do cam know whv she so stron " l ' recommends the Xew Falkland kitchen? If von do kee]) it dark 1 " Donny” certainly did fall well in " .Xance ( Hdtield.” Now con ’incin " ' it was! Dark sns])icions are on loot that she will be a wonder some da ' . M. RV is. in-:f 1 cC ' ?LFIs( ixinyston, X. " 1 zzy.” ‘The calm brow, the iiarted hair. The gentle lips which knew no guile. Softened the blue eyes thoughtful c n-e With the blond beauty of their smile.” —Whittier. AA I Matfazine Hoard (2) (3) Stunt Com. fi) ( alendar C ' ( )m. ( 2 ) W hen otir “I ' .thereal lz.z ” entered 1 ' ?. C. O. three } ' ears ;i o, we ihot ;i breeze and :i stmbetim weldc ' d into one h ad str.ayed timoiy " ' tts. Hut she came to stay, and thru her ]:erseverence and “jri-it,” will this ve:ir canw aw:ty two di])lomas, tho not at b:ir " ;iin prices. I he onl ' obstticle now ' isiblc on her bro.ad hit hw;i ' to sticcess is her extreme reti- cence of s])eech .and the .aversion which she has to ad ancing her own ideas and opinions. n f) . a I JaO 0 THE EMERSONIAN 45 IIXXIE AREA I ' ARROX Danielson, Conn. “A beam in darkness:, let it grow.” — Tennyson. Z4H It isn ' t every day that the old “Xntmef State ’ sends such “violets” onr way. ' on really wonldn ' t think it, hut Minnie can be found always out of class hours at the English Tea Room devouring clul) sandwiches without number. l!ut really our “Di- vine Sara the Second” needs to have something to sustain her besides our praise, altlu) we give it so unstintingly. A IY ADELAIDE EISHER I’.oston, Alass. “And all day long 1 number yet, All seasons through, another debt.” — Wordsworth. Z4 H Class Treasurer ( 2 ) (3) Stunt Com. (2) Class Marshal ( 2 ) Pin Com. (3) Amy is an all-around Rostonian. She just loves to read, and knows the “Reveries of a P achelor” from cover to cover. She has a very ju ' etty name and the best place to exhibit it is at the bottom of a bill. How delighted we are to see it there, and how she delights to put it there! MILDRED FORBES jamafea Plain, Mass. “Forbsie.” “Not as a child shall we behold her again.” — Longfellow. Presiflent of the Canadian Club (3) Mildred came to us from way up in Xova Sco- tia. A girl we all are fond of and who doesn ' t care for studying at all ( ??) She will just leave her work any time we want her and go on a “lark.” So few eirls at Emerson do this! Mildred is an artist o of no mean ability, as is shown by some of her work in the Year Book. 46 T,H[E EMERSONIAN I ' .LI Z AHE ' ri 1 l ' ( )SS lioston. lass. “1 luster. " ■ ' .Judge me by what 1 am. so shalt thou find me fairest. " — Tennyson. l‘utiers( mian 1 1( lard. W hat a deli”htful breeze 1 W liere does it come from? " . h, tliat ' s Klizaljetli. she is so jollv. " Here we ha ’e a yirl wdio ahva} ' s aj)|)ears with a smile and makes lier friends feel as if s])ring had come. She is fine in dramatic work and made a j reat " hit " in tlie " ( )]ten Hate. " Xever t;et excited, it doesn’t ]Kiy. Live easily and hapi ily. JI :. . I ' OWLER ' To Laden, Pa. " If aught of i)rophecy be mine. Tliou wilt not live in vain. " — Tennyson. jean came from Saints Rest, ljut she didn ' t rest there. She ahsorl)ed all the learning ' ' and then came to join the Seniors at Emerson. Here she speaks for herself and there is no doubt as to a hrilliant future. She is already a star when it comes to danc- ing, ])lavin . basket-ball, and mamifacturint a rare larebit. Here favorite sonj 4 ' is “. re You Sincere. " . 1 RTI1. l ' ( ) ' EK1-:S Parma, Mo. " 1 ' atsy. " “On her mouth A doubtful smile dwelt like a clouded moon In a still watei ' . " — Whittier. .Miss h ' owlkes has to be " sighted, " hence is a . 1 issoui ' ian, but oiil ’ by ado])tion, lor she claims to be a ' I ' eiinesseeian by birth and e idenlly wants to be a ilosionitm Emersonian by trainino-. This lady went to the extreme West a short time a”’o to tame the Indi. ' ins, :md as a result she carries about with her ' in old sombrero and a real tfun, just to " show " t;s. no doubt. In the years to come she will have a ” 00(1 deal to show the world if jiresent indications jirove true. THE EMERSONIAN 47 KLLEX ATWATER (iOEDEY Salem, Mass. “Thy lips are bland, And bright the friendship of thine eyes. " — Tennyson. Mrs. (ioiuly is one of our most coiiscientious students. A suggestion is never given to her that it is not immediately ])ut into jtractice. She makes tlie most of cverytliing. d ' his lady is the President of the Roston Emersonian Club. She has many private classes and has written many monologues and stories- Air. (doudey has a rival! Mrs. (ioudey likes Dickens, and sits out under the a])])le trees with him ! K.VTllEREXE GRIEEIX “O heart with kindliest motion wann. " — Tennyson. Aliss Griffin has already distinguished herself as a teacher in the grades. She would like to ha ’c it stated here that she just " dotes " on the scene work in Shakespeare, and rehearsals are a |)ositive delight. . reward is offered to any one who will take care of her hands when she is not using them in talking. Aliss (driffin, we all wish you success in manual training! AlARV C. IIAEE Rarnct, Vt. " Eittle Ali.ss Hall.” “Never idle a moment, hut thi-ifty and thoughtful of others” — Longfellow. She looks much more like a little tvhite mouse than she does like a watch dog, tlnnigh her position at the door is not intended to intimidate late arriv- als in the morning, only to heap coals of lire upon their heads. Aliss Hall is an earnest student and helpful classmate. Good luck to you, and all good attend thee. r er vick. Pa. 48 THE EMERSONIAN [AR ' lTvl . ■X ‘A perfect woman, nobly planned. To warm, to comfort, and command, " — Wordsworth, AA t llchind this sniiliii” ' cotmtcnaiicc (hdli lie much wisdom, for just tliiuk — oulv with us two short } ears and yet a full-fledged Senior with credits to l)uru and time — to hel]) others. Hut listen while we impart two strange and secret ambitious; the first (in her own words) is " I want to he lo -ed like a leadiu” ' ladv, " and for the other — well, just tell her how thin she is growiu” ' and then notice the smile. ALIXE 1 1. K YES r.-A Allie. ' Foccoa, Ga. ‘dray eyes lit n|i Witli summer lightening of a soul So full of summer warmth, so glad. So healthy, sound, and clear and whole. " — Selected. duMF ( )f course she comes from (leoroia. d ' he very sip ' ht of her hriup ' s dsious of orange blossoms and Muiliuo- Southern skies. Althou”li she looks so ()tmp- she has already taupht three years with o ' reat .success, and after her -ear at Emerson will he a wonder. " Allie " shines in all classes, l)ut she fairly twinkles in (lel)ate where her oenius for oratory stands out odoritied. d ' lIERESA P., HAYES Syracuse. N. Y. " ’I ' ress. " “A countenance in which (Td meet Sweet recoT ' ds, iironuses as sweet. " — Wordsworth. Horn in the " City of ( )])])ortnnity, " " 1 ' ress " has made the best of her hirthrit ht and in time wended lu ' r wav to the " llnh " and won the hearts of Funer- son students. W ' e can easily see. with her well- planned mode ol lite, she will some day sit by the lire-side of a cozy home. Her chief occu])ations are making- other ])eo])le ha])py and trying to arrange rehearsals — for some other time. 49 THE EMERSONIAN . N MAl ' DE M. IlEUSCIIiy Kk St. .Marys, Oliio. . iul why, when mirth unseals all tongues Should mine alone be dumb? " — Emerson. Zd H Stunt Com. (3) “Sound the loud timbrel " throuLfh Emerson’s halls for here ' s iMaude I leusch. ' I ' ou have heard of Mauds from every clime, and here is another one who comes from (Jhio. .She is an energetic, ambi- tions damsel, with wonderful theories all her own and an mu|nestionable fondness for ice cream and — other unmentionable thiiyti s. d ' here are innumer- able gocxl jokes and hits we coidd write of, but .Maude informs ns that she must take this book home, so with most sincere re«;ards for Maude ' s feelin ' s we refrain from mentioning ' more. X. . . IE HICKS Cam]) Hill. , la. “Pete. " " Nothing hinders me, or daunts me. " — Longfellow. This little maid from the far sunny l onth joins with ns in the " home stretch. " She has studied two years at the White School of Ex])ression in Pensa- cola. hda., winning many laurels for her work. We are indeed glad to have her with ns and feel her genuine, frank, kind sym])athy and friendship. ETHELV.X HOLL. . l) Worcester. .Mass. " Chile. " " Ethel. " ‘1 I 0 V This ly the mosl|« must be jiW ' ' o™ time with W allf)w " Eth; ' to her satin ventive mil have some going to tc limitless in has investi WALTER D. WOOD Vice-President 50 THE EMERSONIAN M. R(iL 1 L XJ ' ,S l i|)le ' , ( )hio. •riuib.” •Te, -”y. " ■ ' I’ll ' Op! my fi ' ieiul, and (put your books. Or surely you ' ll grow double. " — Wordsworth. W hii i.s varial)le. cai)ricioiis, the lia|)])ies1 ”iii in the class. " ' Alaro ' uerite. She has a -( )cal)ularv till her own. and one expression which scatters all clonds of melancholy is her svni])athetic, " Look here, honey! " She has not yet decided where her ' ' hip will take her, hnt her irresistible personality and stndions ( ,■ ' ) tendencies will help her to a desirable jilace on the ladder of fame. : l. r.EL 1I-:XCKS Ll-in. 111. ■ ' . ly tongue within my lips 1 rein For who talks much must tallv in vain. " — Gay. A conscientious maiden, " iven to intros])ection more or less, mostly more. Ask her h " she smiles so incessantly. She can ' t tell yon. lint did yon eyer see her when she was not smilinif? Xo. neyer! W ' e are told by one of onr instructors that in looks she resendiles ( ieor ”e W ' tishinpton ! She doesn’t make much commotion, hnt still we are always aware ol her jiresence. (iL()R(.L IS KLLLK’S ' Waterhnrw t ' onn. " Kel. " “Sis. " " I want that glib and oily art ' I ' o sp( al and purpose ' not. " — Shakespeare. t AT e ' lass I’res. (2) " Some da " when dreams come true. Mr. Kel- ley ' s idetis will rexdlnlionize the world, if he has his " say. " tmd he has never yet lailed to have it. If " silence is ”-olden " he will lu ' ver he rich, lie has two si)ecialties to he recorded after his name: One the art of doinp; nothiiiLt more “racelidly than any one in college, and the other his wonderful faculty for memorizing " his " lines " ])romptl y lor rehetirsals. llis master-piece is " Jane Jones. " THE EMERSONIAN 51 ] 1ABELLE R. KELLEY Craftsberry, ' t. ‘Alab ' “Voice, gait and action of a gentle-woman.” — Shakespeare. She has studied all year, earnestly and conscien- tiously, and has secured excellent results. Jtist about examination time, when yon are nervous and frightened and life seems a burden, seek out iMabelle Kelley and she will cheer yon and drive away all fears by expressing her confidence in yon. ,She is a good cure for the bines. Xo doid)t about it. ALICE E. KTEVEXAAR East Boston, Alass. " Lairy.” “A face with gladness overspread, Soft smiles by human kindness bred.” — Wordsworth. Many thanks to W ordsworth for this quotation, for it is the most fitting one to lie applied to Alice. Xo one has any fears concerning her success as long as the world recognizes true worth. She is deliber- ate in every action and soothingly calm in crisis. If yon are discouraged and blue just find this maiden and she will cheer yon up. Too high a recommenda- tion can not be given her. RHEA KI. ' .fRERLY Clevelaml. Ohio. ■‘Ray. " “And never brooch the folds combined Above a heart more gcod and kind.” — Scott. KTX Students ' Council ( 3 ) Our sweet, unselfish, sacrificing " Ray, " what can be the contents of that mysterious little bo.x, ]iray, that we see yon carrying so carefully on Tues- days and I ' ridays? Knitting? Horrors, no! Oh, make-uj) for the Seniors! Eifteen cents for the vear ! Won’t the Seniors next vear wish von were here? 52 THE EMERSONIAN ( iRACP l.AX MacLcansl)oro, 111. “And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew. That one small head could carry all she knew.” — Goldsmith. AAd lAnersonian Hoard. (irace joined our ranks as a jtmior and imine- diatel}- won distinction h} ' excellent work in every- thin” ' she undertook, at the same time winning her wa} ' into the hearts of her classmates. Iler one desire on earth is to have a delightful little bunga- low all her own in Idaho, and be a bachelor maid in the wilds. W ' e are afraid her dream of “soli- tary " contentment will never be fnlhlled. llEXklhrrr.V S. McD.VXXKL lA-ederick. Id. " 1 lenry. " “Slow in s])eech, yet sweet as spring-time flowers. " — Shakespeare. d his fair damsel from old h ' rederick town has the true .Southern tem])erament, for she herself con- fesses that what she wants most is a “good, big, long rest ! " lint in s])ite of it there have been times when she has caused a stir at Emerson, es[)ecially when for two years she was a dainty, sparkling baby in otir stunts, ‘ ' llenry " wants to go on the stage, and one of her remarks is “1 am going on the stage next year, if 1 ha e to be a microbe on a stage trunk.” AIKS. IE j. Alacl.XTA’RIc Ontario, Can. ■ ' Ilei- thought is deejier than all siieech.” — Crouch. Mere we find a woman who is true to her own ideals. She is conscientious in everything and makes the most of the work here at h ' n ' ierson. Sin- cerity is the key-note to her dis])osition. ( )nce a friend to Airs. Alaclntyre, one always has her help in time of need. Her heart is full of the love o1 leaching and we all wish her well in her iirofession. u § G a. ' A4 THE EMERSONIAN 53 FRANK J. MacKEXXA Wayland, AFass. ‘Alack. " “Thou art e’en as just a man as ‘ere my conversation coped with all.” — Shakespeare. hAT ' ice-Rres. Class { 3 ) Jr. lacKenna, or “Alack. " as he is commonlv known to us all, is a g ' reat favorite among his class- mates. He always has a good word for every one and he is an all around " good fellow. " ( )ne of his ])et words is “ellifalucius])hiligicated. " A’ou will liave to go to him to find out how to pronounce it! He informs us his chief sorrow is that he could not live in the city during his last year at Emerson. We might remark that his work has Iteen just as credit- able as though he had resided in the city. AIA ' RTIE AfAgUlRE. A. R. A ' ebster, Alass. “She is of so kind, so apt, so blessed a disposition. " — Shakespeai ' e. Krx Our ambitious Alyrtie with an . . 11. degree came to Emerson to take an AI. .A. and at the same time to learn to exi)ress in the best possible way the ’ast knowledge she has gained. hile studv- ing for her A. B. degree her chief interest was in the study of the German language, and now with her Emerson diploma in hand we have no doubt but that she will be able to deliver lectures to audiences altogether untutored in this language, and to con- vey the exact meaning by her tone, gesture and facial expression. AIARGARET LOLHSE ALVLOXEV Sy racuse, Xh Ah " Lou. " “Half bold, half frightened, with dilated eves.” — Tennyson. Picture Com. ( 3 ) Louise the merry, Louise the jolly, Louise the bright eyes of the Senior class, and with all this, a heart twice the size of the ordinary growth. From morn ’till night this beautiful girl radiates sunshine and love in her path and we find the " corners of her mouth ever up.” 54 THE EMERSONIAN AXXA MAXX Coney Island. X. V. “ I .ainl)kin. " " Kidlct. " " Her lieart uiion her lips, her soul within her eyes. " — Selected. ( )nce nium a time, in the heart of the yreat citv of .Xew ’(irk. ;i leniinine ])r()(li” ' y hv the name of ■Mann. o])ened her ee ' es to the wonders of the world. Later the maiden strayed by chance into Kmerson h(illc”c. and there met her fate, ddiree years she h.as lingered with us and has develo])ed eharmintf, winniii” ' wavs, wonderful tragic atmos])here. mar- velous critical powers. Iler -oice is sweet and tlex- ihle and can 1 )C said to have real tears in it. .M. RCLLL. l.VRTIX 1 larrishuro-. Ra. " Alack there lies more perit in thine eye Than twenty swoi ' ds. " — Shakespeare. Zd ' H I’rom. Com. ( 2 ) {dee (. ' luh ( 3 I K er since entering ' 1C (. ' . ( ). Marcella has been fired with an andntion to tfo on the statue, take a man ' s part and he a real swashbuckliu” ' hero, hut alas! how have those hi h ho])es fallen, for a real man has taken her and there ' s a lovc-li ht in those lan mid eyes that lies, and lies and lies — htit . pdod comrade you ' ve been thru and thru , n wherever yon are we know you ' re true blue. hether married or sinple your course you i tir- sue. . health — here ' s to von. j( iSLl’l 1 1 .X E M.kXW ' KLL Martinsville. Ind. “The one who consecrates her hours By vigorous effort, and an honest aim. " — Young. Miss INlaxwell has already ])roven herself a suc- cessful teacher, btit felt that to fully realize her am- bitions she must jonnu ' v to the " lltib " and carry back Emersonian enli”htnient to the lloosiers. So (piict and studious is she th;it one would hardly think of her as an exponent of ’Aoice. " llusy as ' -he is. howexer. there is always time for a " What is it. dearie? " to any one weariii” ' ti trottbled ex- pression. THE EMERSONIAN 55 BERTHA MUZZY “Buzz. " ' orcesler, !Mass. “Right noble is thy merit.” — Shalcespeare. Oh ! the.se girls from Massachusetts are un- usually unusual. Xow here is one whose child im- personations are great ! Did you see her in the “Stunt? " Clever? M ' ell, rather! She is one we must jmaise for her unfailing appearance at re- hearsals exactly “on time. " She is a good talker and seems to enjoy talking immensely, for she is sel- dom silent, but she usually has something worth saving. rx. MILDRED ,.ag3 ]Merchant ille, X. " i’ “Milf. " “Tr! nxv. “Listen to me, and by me be ruled.” — Tennyson. IMiss Rage is a very industrious ])crson. Her greatest ambition is to become a great reader with one hundred selections, and she ex])resses the earn- estness of the desire in her whole body, d ' hose de- siring a good healthy lunch Mildred will he glad to see, and they will certainly wish to come again. Eurther information, see IMiss Forbes. IIXXIE REESE RICHARDSOX Montgomery, .Via. “Min. " “Richie. " “A heart that feels and eyes that smile. " — Moore. i Mr If you come to Emerson ask for ■Alinnie Reese " (we all know ' her), and she wall give you the warm- est hand-shake you ever had. She has a little body but a big heart, and radiates kindness to all her classmates. One thing we seriously object is, she refuses to have a good time(??j " Min, " please en- joy yourself. 56 THE EMERSONIAN Lir LlAX RKilITER Carthage, Ind. ■•Tot.” “She danced a jig, she sang a song, that took my heart away.” — Selected. t MP ' riidugii she hath a languid look, looks are most deceiving. h ' or stunts, fantastic gymnastics and otherwise, Lillian certainly takes the prize, while we stand and blink our e}cs. For many things is this maiden famed : h ' irst there are her fads, great and small ; then the ease and grace with which she falls in love is the wonder of all, but where she shines lirightest is in Dramatic Art, and some day she ho])CS to he a second llernhardt. M.VRCCFRn ' L Ror.IXSOX Lyndonville, Vt. " Robbie. " “Sliall I comiiare thee to a summer ' s day? Thou art more lovely and more temiierate.’’ — Shakespeare. Emersonian Hoard. Here is a (|nict ( ?) and retiring ( ?) maid from X’crmont, who has never vet been known to fall be- hind cx])cctations. Did v’oti see her as " Jactiues” in ■ ' . s ’on Like It? " She can laugh well, can ' t she? . ' ' he has no trouble in securing costumes for the |)lavs in Dramatic . rt class. Several others wish thev could sav the same. MA1 ’ RlHiER.S Courtland, X. Y. " Uaggie. " “Ilapiiy as a kirk and busy as a hee. " — ( ' roucli. W’e wonder if .Miss Rogers has grasped the ' ■psvchological point " of which we Icel sure she must have heard. She has always a ])leasant smile and makes one feel tlu ' re is something worth while, . ' ' he is ])roni])t, and ever ready for suggestions and help. 57 THE EIVIERSONIA n (- - ICXIJ) ] r. SI ' 3 VEI ’S’ llcij lits, Mass. “Puss.” “But so fair She takes the breath of men away Who gaze upon her unaware. " — Browning. ' I ' rcasurcr of (lice C hih. Scc.-Treas. and Chairman Missionary Com. . C. A. ' I ' his modest, nnassnmiii” ' little miss, with her hi” ' , bine eyes downcast, is to ns a liviii” ' e.xam])le of a ])er])etnal sunbeam, and to make everyltody ha])j)y seems to be her only aim. Tn plays she cheerfully ])lays the modern man ' s ])art and struts and swa” ' - ”ers and is adorable. Her record at Emerson has been brilliant. We predict a ha])])y, successful fu- ture for her. TICS.S.X SJM P.M P.. S. loscow, Idaho " P.illy. " “Sim])y. " “A daughter of the gods divinely tall.” — Tennyson. Here we have another tall and dignified Senior whose ultimate aim is the stage — so she says. " She would never marry a ])00r man ; Erench chefs and Parisian gowns for her. " But cvhat is it the little bird whis])ered just now? Something altont horse- back riding and — no, it does not sound like stage but more like — alright, if yon do not want ns to tell. WJXXIERED SIXCEAIR Cnysboro, Nova Scotia. ‘AXAm. " ‘AX innie. " “A rosebud set with little wilful thorns And sweet as English air could make her.” — Tennyson. Zd H Sec. and Treas. Canadian Club (3) “W innie,” better known as " Wyn,” came to ns after having been drilled in “wise saws and modern instances” in the Mt. Allison Eadies ' College. She says she is “craz} ' " about horse-back riding, hockey and golf, but we all know of another game, which she did not mention, at which she is an acknowl- edged e.xpert — hearts. 5S THE EMERSONIAJ . 1AR SLI I ' R L ( )1( )u, Ranama. " Strong in Vill. Ritli in wisdom. " — Tennyson. AAT icc-Rrc.s. Class ( i ) Class See. ( 2 ) Chair- man Stunt Cum. ( 2 ) E(lit( ir-in-Chief Magazine ( 3 ) l)rivcn by the nn )S(jiht( es from her former home in least (trance, X. j., Marv came to Jemer- son to ” ' et rid of some of her sn])erflnons ”rav mat- ter. Lately she has been inihetiii”- jtortions ii])on the i laR-azine readers, and it is not known whether her present state of hilarity is dne to the fact that she has sncceeded in her ])tir]tose. or is cansed by some brain disease accpiired in the Canal Zone while on her X-mas acation sjjeiit at her new home. Her main ambition is to p ' o on the stap ' e. and from all we pat her she is poinp if she has to carry a spear and stand in the back row of attendants. LLX.V Al.VDCL SMCFll Saratoga Sprinp ' ■ endw " " Bear thru sorrow, wrong and tnith In thy heart the dew of youth. " — Longfellow. Z t H Chairmtui Ifxtension Com. W. C. A. ( 3 ) " Wend}- " must have drunk dee]) at the fount of youth dispnised as one of those famous sprinps in Sartitopa. for it is im])ossible ex ' en when lookinp forward to the dim future to imapine her ;inc-thinp but a little pirl. . ' ' he says, however, she intends to teach ne.xt year and with earnest helj) some } ' ounp ' idetis will soon be shootinp in the of the preat lAlucational parden. IfxpressK )ii C( )rner Cniontown. I’a. 1.1 L. ik " .Mindful not of herself, hut jea ing the hardens of others. " — Longfellow. •Miss Stillman is onr little ( Itiaker m.aiden. She betook herself from her (jiiiet home, came to I’.os- ton and found thinps not as bad as she imapined. ( )nce or twice her cpiiet calm has been disturbed bv a slanp word or two. but she has pradmdl} ' ac- customed herself to the i)ropressi e metropolitan life ol Roston and will po home I 0 .astonish the iiati -es and incidentally to shed sunshine and peace, for even Roston could not remove this element of her make-up. 59 THE EMERSONIAN KTIIRL REBECCA SMARTWOOI) “Dimples.” Auburn, X. V. “The very smile, before you speak That dimples o’er your lovely cheek, Encircles all our hearts.” — Tennyson, dice Club (3) ' J ' his shining- musical li. bl first a])pearcd in the heavens from Rochester, X. She is the proud and haj)])} ' comj)oscr of her own class son s, both in High Scliool and Syracuse College, besides much incidental music. A brilliant future is predicted for her in her home town of . ul)urn, where she intends to follow up the work so nobly begun. Shine on! Shine on ! JOHN ADAAiS TAYLOR A e,stford, lass. “At tnis, the tender sound of his own voice And sweet pity, or the fancy of it, made his eye moist.” — Tennyson. I AT Business Igr. Emersonian (3) Class Orator (3) Sec. Treas of Students’ Ass ' n. John came to us from Amherst, rvhere he was graduated in ’05. His specialties are palatable mor- sels of flattery, which he disjtenses with a lavish hand, a marvelous voice pmver and the ability to make each particular hair on the top of his head to stand on end. He is the main attraction in the Book l oom, and his chief aim in life is to im])ress upon you the fact that ’Alac " is the assistant. He comes from Westford and has been coming every morning on an early train for some time. C)n this account he must needs arise in the middle of the night, milk the cows, eat a hearty breakfast, grab up his trusty valise and make for the station. Once in Boston, however, he does his effective “Beau Brummel” at- titude and proceeds blithly thru the day. ELSIE TIIOMAS Cincinnati, Ohio. “Here tonight I The hall tomorrow. When they toll the chapel bell.” (?) — Tennyson. Class Sec. (3) Chairman Stunt Com. (3) Chair- man Picture Com (3) Emersonian Board (3) X ' ever at a loss for something to say. She uses her characteristic cpiality to good advantage, how- ever, and the success of the .Senior Stunt of ’09 was due largely to her ability to put suggestions in such ])leasant attire. Her social duties take up a great deal of time, but she always makes it a ])oint to be at school rvhen she has mghing else to do. If there is a place on the ladder of fortune for a person who will do or die, Elsie’s success is assured. 60 THE EMERSONIAN DAISY yi. 1 ' llOMAS Si)rin”lk‘l(l, 111. ■‘Sunshine. " ”l will do my best. " — Longfellow. Daisy canics fnmi S])rint;tiel(l and is tlicrelorc l)lesscd with a kind and syniiialhet ic nature. .She never forj ets a disappointment, so l)e vare, even thnnph she e.xhihits no outward sitfiis of the inward. W ho ean forifet Daisy having- once seen her smile. " She won ' t talk about an ' one unless she has some- thniLf ”■( )od to sa ' — other criticisms are not chaiit- ahle ' ? " ' R()l’.r.lh: r. ' . Kl-:hMI ' d J) Anderson, S. C. “Always thoughtful, hind and untroubled. " — Longfellow. Class Rej). for Magazine. The Inisiest person at Lolleiye. She lakes care of the morals and maimers of the peojile at 3 S. sub- stitutes in the library, is ri”ht hand man in the office and withal she keejis a smiling- countenance. She can be seen at odd moments carryiii” ' home refer- ence books by the armful, and the members of the Ki])liim ' class often form appreciative audiences fur results of her research. IfSSlh: LlfXOKh: WARXRK Seattle. Wash. “Impulsive, earnest, iirompt to act And make her generous thot a fact. " — Selected. If mer so Ilian I loard. Miss Warner is WashiiiLfton ' s sole reiiresenta- li e, but the state need have no fear for the repre- senlative ably holds her own. , he made her a])- liearance this ear and it did not take loni; ' to inake her aopiaintance, and once known her enthusiasm and Ii ’cl ' air were irresistable. Ivven if she (lid waste (“arly ' ears at other collej es, we aie inclined to think that some day she will turn up on top of the coip”lomerated mass. THE EMERSONIAN 61 I ' RAIA ’ERSTER Wilmington, X. C. “L ' rin.” “I take it to be a principle of life not to be too nnich addicted to any one thing.” — Terrence. Stnnt Com. ( 3 ) ( )nr Urma fir.st opened her eyes amid the cotton fields of North Carolina, and proud is she of her Southern birth. To say she is j)oj)ular is to put it mildly: the swains hail from all corners of the globe ami she enjoys the distinction of being our only re])resentative at the inauguration ball. " A word to the wise is sufficient, " therefore go thy ways and ( lod-speed. RCTM AIERLE Wll ISTLEl?tY tertown, S. 1). “For in thyself thy magi ies. " — Tennyson. Z J H Editor of Emersonian. This young lady enjoys the distinction oi being the neatest person in college. She always looks as if she had come out of the band-box we hear so much about and see so little of. Her di -ersion, when she is not copying notes in those marvelous note books, is the work she does on the Y. W. C. A. extension committee. She has not made known her plans for next year, but whatever ] ath in life she chooses will be llowered on both sides. lALXCDE WILEEXAIS I’oultney, Vt. " Maude S. " “Goes home loaded with a thought.” — Tennyson. V. X ' . C. A. Com. d ' hree years have passed and we find " Maude ,S.” a senior. She came to us from way uu in X ' ew X ' ork State and after taking one year at Syracuse University she decided to take a course at Emerson. She is very faithful in work and as now she goes from our ranks we feel she will put this good work in practice and make an excellent teacher. 62 THE EMERSONIAN A M WTT ' rKR l)artmnnth. X’ova Scotia. ■ ' All that ' s best of dark and bright .Meet in her aspect and her eyes. " — Byron. Canadian Clnl). , my has c;rcat anil)itiiins and talent, mv, ve.s ! site forgot In join onr class until ' o8 we are certain she will he a yreat sncccss as a teacher ol the Kniersonian System of (iestnre and oice. She is the joy of all cajitains as she never was known to miss a rehearsal. Xo, she never misses Ci ' m. either. She is onr ([tiickest and most e.xpert hasket-hall ] laver. HhiRhiXTCE WRIGHTF ' FJo-in, 111. “ 1 ’rexy.” " The fair, the chaste, the une. ])ressive She. " — Shakes[)eare. Kl ' X Class I’res. (3) I ' res. ’S ' . A ' . C. A. (2) Stunt Com. ( 2 ) From. Com. ( 2 ) Rerenice. onr wise and honored ])resident from the W est, " yes, and i)rond of it, " insists that she is to have a career ami thtis he wedded to her art. - ow we are all perfectly williii”- to atfree that a career for her wonld he tar from im])ossil)le, for has she not " tact and talent " galore and of “other thintfs " — full a score or more. ' ' lint — wedded to her art — na - ! Someone else ma - have a sav ! XAXXl F WFLUIOICX W ilkeshoro, X. C. “ .Xancy. " " rill nothing if not critical. " — Shakespeare. Miss W ellborn c.ame np from .Xorth Carolina to " -tnd - at l ' ' .merson hectuise after " faditat ino ' frotn two other colletfes titid i tiitiin” ' her det ' ree she still sought the mnse of onr ;irt. W e wish her well ' ind if she still linds atiother college to attend, suc- cess he hers. THE EMERSONIAN 63 ROSELLA ZURA Proviclcncc. R. I. “As happy as the clay is long.” — Shakesjceare. Rose — born across tlie seas — lias the (Oriental vivacity, grace and charm, and nnfathomable emo- tion. She wins the hearts of stalwart men, but stoutly declares she wall remain an " old maid. " Her unconscious goal is the stage and she seems one of the chosen few fitted for that by nature. A 1 . Y R()SS .East Los egos, Xew iMexico " Dolly. " “To know her is to love and esteem her. " — Coleridge. Rres. Endowment Com. ' 09. dce-Rres. 1 ’. ( 1 . Class ’09. C|) from Xew Mexico came our “Dolly " to cheer us and make us glad in dramatic work. She soon succeeded with her voice and her simple art. She is a very busy little maiden and her greatest fault is that she retires too early! " Dolly, " beauty slee]) comes before the wee hours. . MILDRED CLARlv Cumberland, R. T. “Feminine to her inmost heart.” — Tennyson. Zd H Sec. Y. Y. C. A. (3) " W ho are the two girls standing in the corri- dor. " asked a stranger visiting Emerson for the first time. “t )h, " answered the ' 09 girl, " That is Mildred Clark and IMiss A . You never sec one with- out the other. " Mildred is sweet and charming, and exceeds in playing the " leading man " in Dra- n - ULOyUlJL r r r r r r r r r r I- L SENIORS OFFICERS PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, SECRETARY, - TREASURER, CLASS REPORTER. Berenice E. W rig ' lit Fran kG.M ac K enna Cl ara El sie Til omas Amy A. Fisker Robbie P. Wakefield Class Colors, Green and Wbite Cl ass Flower, Ca rnaticn -1 -1 -1 -1 1 -i -1 -a -a a -a -a j -a -a SENIOR CLASS 8 — THE SARATOGIAN SARATOOA TEACHING FOR 211 YEARS — The cumulative teaching of these five teachers who have previously retire !, amounts to 211 years. They were honored Tuesday night by the Saratoga Springs PTA Council in keeping with teacher recognition day, pt the high scho ol. In the picture left I to right, are: Miss Margaret Hays who taught for 42 years; V Mrs. Florence Hall, 39 years: Mrs. Elizabeth Tierney, 43 years; Mrs. Mary Richardson, 44 years; PTA Council presi- dent IVilUam Doyle; and Mrs. Blanche Simpson, 43 years teaching. 66 THE EMERSONIAN ’09 CLASS HISTORY ■‘I lore we are a ain, here we are a aiii, ( ), ves, here we are a ;ain ! ' ' W hy. ' " Just because we are the class of ' o(} and you can ' t keep a oud thing ' down. Jn Sei)teml)er. nanghty-six, we came to lloston town and directed by Mr. S|)arkes l)egan the course in hhnersou, which staud.s as a high water mark for all following freshman classes. . s Juniors we retnrned in num- bers strong and kept our records l)right with ilrother Kelly as the guide. At Commeucemeiit time we stood right well a helping hand to Seniors, and all the old rei)orts of the past were burned and thrown away to make more room for ])raises true to whom — ? — of course you are not from Emer- son. if you were, } ' on conld not he!]) hut know none other than our [Marshal, Mrs. I ' isher. She was e ' er} ' where at once, with a smile that made things right. Xol only as a Marshal, hut to the L ' lass all thru our whole three }cars, when a tangle came, and come they did, tor who ever heard of any great achiex ' emenp without difficulties, it was ciur " h ' isher " e er ' time who brought us straight. In the hall of good ' oS we just started on our t ' mal homeward s])rint. It is I’resideut right, and " Righl " must win in e ' cr} ' Race. Just see the things acconi])lished, jnsl see the things hegnn. — do you wonder we are grave and dignilied. h ' irst in our honored records sttiuds “Recitals, " and ' tis this we wish to tell you ;d)out. ' ou know for m;my ye.ars, the faculty and students h.aye wished and wished for l’id)lic Senior recitals, hnt never until this year has :i class been able to stand the test :md snccesstully win out. Xext for a little socittl scheme we took the h ' reshmau class for an . ' into ride to get a glim])se of historical and residential lloston. Then onr stunts, which you all remember; lirst, the I ' reshmaii, which was a ieorge W ashington Rartv, next the Junior Le;ti) e.ar Musical ( omedy, and hist hut not least, our Musical Minstrel . how. ’oti may won- der why they were so line. If wm really wish to know, jitst notice it you ever found more real college s|)irit in any class than you see ;iud leel and know in old ' 09. THE EMERSONIAN 67 SENIOR STUNT “Old-Time Minstrelsy.” Interlocutor Mr. Frank (lamble Mackenna. Ends . hwilla — Miss Richardson Sylvester — I liss W ebster M andy — A1 iss Kimberly Rastns — Miss Martin Ring Airs. Fisher Misses Aluzzy Misses Foss AIcDannel Hayes Corbin DontTero Carl Curcain rises with Chorus; " Way down upon the Swanee River.” Interlocutor — “W ' hat are you laughing at, Alandy?” Alandy — “Why, Air. Interlocutor, down at dat Punerson College udder day, in the Paradise Fost class, de freshmen got so obstrucolous dat Prof. Ward had tcj gibe ’em a lecture. In de course ob de lecture he said: ‘Hell am paved wid chami)agne, motor cars, and chorus girls,’ and he was shocked to hear dat man W hitsey say, ‘Oh, death, where am thy sting!’” Song by Sylvester: “W rong Again. ” Wrong again, wrong again. If 1 stand around I’m in somebody’s way. If 1 make a move 1 hear somebody say: Wrong again, wrong again. Everything 1 try I hear that old cry, W rong again ! Int. — “I have just received a telegram that Tsta ictoria will be with us toda}v” Enter ' esta X ' ictoria — Pertha Aluzzy. Song: Tune, “Take Ale ()ut to the Pall Game.” There’s a college in Poston town. It’s a school of great renown. We’ve a faculty never slow ! They always sit in a row. P ' irst our I’resident, great yet stern. And his help-mate who makes us learn .About our “Alorals” aud manners, too. Our Dean who is wise — yet “new!” 68 THE EMERSONIAN Chorus l ah ! Rah ! Rail 1 for our tcaclK ' rs, Rah! Rah! Rah! for the school Juniors and R. (l. ' s and Infants too Mel]) us yell for our leaders so true W ho are always " kdiid " to the seniors. And Seniors you ' ll all some dav he. , o it ' s one! tw ' o! three cheers, htirrah!! I ' or our F-a-c-u-l-t-v. Mr . Micks has a dramatic hum]), W illiam Kenny won ' t let yon slum]), W alter 11. Tri])]) is our comed -man, Clavlon 1). " I’shaw yoti can! " Mr. Sleirtht is a friend to all. Miss .Mc(Jnestin just makes ns “hawd, " lint when we are trend)liu” ' with chills of fear .Mrs. W illard just sa s. ‘Wes. dear! " 3- Cilia Smith with her head held still LeaiC ns all in onr l ' h sical 1 trill, .Mr. Kidder with accents neat . t-im ' -desi " d ' ickets j)lease ! " Mear Mr . Illack yi ' .c ' s no chance for shirk ' , .Mrs . W hitney like a liend doth work, . nd in ])hsychoIoi;y we ' re not hored. " Confound it! " says Mr. Ward. Mandv — " ,Sa} ' . Rastns, when can de rooster join de hand Rastns — " . h dnnno, Mandw " .Mand - — " W lu ' ii hc‘ j ' et- his corn — et ! " Rastns — ‘■. |)e;d in ' oh chickims, when ' s a hen lal e a cal .Mand - — " W hen ? " Rastn — " When it ' s a layer! " ,8on“ ' : " Who ' s oni " hriend. " ' " .Miss I ' oss Mow often ha ' ce yon noticc ' d — ow 1 k ' liow yon hav e — That the , ' kenior Class is vc ' ry sh ’ ol men t ' I ' he twirls all hope and ])ray lint no new men come their w:iy, . nd so they always :isk me: THE EMERSONIAN 69 ‘‘ ho ' s your friend?’’ I , , 0 about with Bobby and lie looks so line Mis eyes of brown u])lifted are divine. But the Senior girls all ery, .As they see us going by, Come tell us now young I ' reshie Who ' s your friend? Chorus Tell me, now tell me, wdio’s vour friend. Kindly tell me and let the subject end. Don ' t get angry we really won ' t offend. Ti]) us on the (|uiet b ' reshie — Tell us who’s your friend. 2 . hen walking with a lellow horn I’d chanced to meet ()f course I wasn ' t acciuainted with his name, 1 ran across some Seniors . nd they smiled so sweet I turned my head away so not to si)eak. But they turned back to call me . nd I knew full well The way to wdiicl: their (|uestioiis soon would tend, h ' or they look on with sur])rise . ud asked me with their eves I ' hat simple little question, ho’s your friend? 3- ( )f course you’ve all played tennis, Xow I know full well ' I ' here’s something most alluring in the game. ' I ' he love sets and the spooning, . nd the holding hands, ' I ' he walks, the talks, and making goo-goo eves. Xow 1 went out with a party ( )f three charming men d ' o I ' ranklin Park we went to phi} ' the game. But much to mv despair ' I ' he Senior girls were there -And the words that passed amcmg them were the same. 70 THE EMERSONIAN Kastus — ( m know, Mr. Interlocutor. . h’ni a married man? " 1 nt. — ‘A ' es. " Ka.stns — “Well, mail adxice is nevah to ejit married. M ' wife slie ask me loll nione} ' ;dl de time. hen . Ii comes down to lireakfas’ she ask me toll money. . t dinnah she ask me toll money. At suiijiah she ask me foh nione} ' . It’s money, money, nionev all de time. " lilt. — “What does she do with all this money? " Rastus — “( )h, , h dmiiio! 1 ain ' t nevah ”i e her none xet 1 " I nijiersonations h - the famous Miss Henrietta Mcldamiel of the Senior class. ( ieorefe LMliaii in “Little Johnnie Jones. " Rose Stahl in “The k horns I.ady. " hdsie Janis in “The Hoyden. " X’esta ictoria in “Poor John. " Men ' }’ Widow Waltz — Miss McDannel and Miss P)ertha Muzzy. hit. — “Sxlvester, what are ’ou readiiiy? " .Syl. — “.Mi ' ni readiii ' an obituary. " hit. — “ 111 )se. " S l. — “. h see dat de scene work :it dat Ihiicrson College lias died from lack of rehearsals. " hit. — “I don ' t see ainthiii” ' funny about that. " . ' 1. — “.Xeither do I. or Mrs. Hicks, or Air. ' fri])]). or any of the Senior class. " Dormitory Rules” Miss Allie Hayes. Evolution of Rules of Emerson College Morgutories. Key. f. ud bv wa - of foreword, each student is re(|uested to carry her key.) . lwa s a borrower,, never a lender be, I ' or loan oft bankru])ts the lender. } ' ou see. Put liorrowing dulls only the trieiid ' s attire . ud saxes xour own ; this tiboxe ;dl aci|uire, . iid it must follow as rehearsal, rehearsal. Thou canst not then be did b - any gal. Animation. . 11 loud talking and noise of every kind in the halls and rooms. Smoothness. .Merry Widow waltzes shall be ])racticed in the iiarlor every eveniiig from S to 10. This revision of the rules does not a])|)ly to freshmen. THE EMERSONIAN 71 Volume. l’ arn Dances, W ar W linops, and ”cncral exercise of Innj s and hody, immediately after lo p. m. Forming Elements. Of a rarelnt. Careful weighing of each article, accurate and det ' mite |)ro])ortions, and a clear, true. s])iritual Hame. d ' he result so elfects the student that she is ready immediately for the next stei).. Slide. (joing down? L’se the banisters. Vital Slide. W ith ])rolongcd. vociferous college yells, increasing s|)eed at everv landing ' . Going uj)? Two stej)s at a hound, repeating yell, d ' he n])S and downs of voice work may thus be brought home to students. Slide in Volume Demands all available articles of furniture, hooks, cha])crons and such (jrnaments, so that the scheduled humj) at each landing may resound through- out the Morgutory. Xo stoi)-over allowed. Forming Pictures. llrownie Xo. 2 . is recommended. All students are exj)ected to repair to the h ' enway at some time during the study period, 1.15 to 2 is the hour recommended by the Faculty. Brilliancy. Gas must be blown out at the beginniug of each study period, and any student who is found gasing will be charged at the rate of 10 cents ] er g;as the instant of detection of said gas. Eacli student is expected to cultivate personal brilliancy unaided by the gasunan. Vitalized Pictures. Flash-lights shall be taken nightly of each room, including the chaj)- eron’s. On account of this rex ision, cha])erons will be exjxected to keep their rooms in order in the future. Students will inspect nightlv. Taste. This regulation refers to the fJunning-Room, where students may obtain a taste thrice daily, according to convenience of the Dunning-Room. Owing to the pro])hesied change in favor of the hash and ])udding at the beginning of the next Semester no revision will be made at ])resent. Rates of Values. A close record of the e.xact cost of meals and rooms be kept, and a constant comparison and reminder of the prevailing prices outside be brought to the attention of the management. " Money’s worth is our motto.” 72 THE EMERSONIAN Eclipse. All social ])lcasurcs slimild eclipse in time and alues the study hours, d ' healre parties, dinners, and dances are encouraged in or out of the house. , 11 chai)erons are ex])ected to remain in ecli])se. Thursday olt of course is allowed all maids. I• ' reshmen are Iree to take ad antatfe of said Thurs- day afternoon. Purity. ' File rule as it stands is ‘Wo washing allowed in the rooms.” W c aj)pcal to the I’, ti. ' s who have no doubt lonp- observed this rule for help in our wish to amend it. Obedience. Ignore all their rules; lollow none, lint obey these, and eaui ' ll never g ' et done. ,‘ on ’: " She ' s a .Senior. " Tune. “,Sorr ' . .Soriw.” i liss Klenc Ct)rhin. juniors when the day is dreary l)on ' t look pale and he so weary. Fry to hear in mind the golden rule. For the Seniors are to tell the tale . nd always will. Just keej) cool and never hurry, ' Fhere ' s no time to fret and worry, lust keep on a-traveliipy up the hill. ' hcn this rear is over then you ' ll feel in clover hen ' ou liear a F ' reshie say — Chorus She ' s a .Senior — a .Senior, ' Fhen how hai)])y, happy you will he. A .Senior — a Senior ( )h now just h )ok at me. ' on are missiii” ' lots of nice scene w irk and rehearsing ' , 1 know vou ' ll ne ' er feel blue W hen }-ou can say, ( )h, I ' m a .Senior too. Emerson College Magazine Notes. Mandv (readingl — " ' Fhe other day in the I’. (1. class. Miss White fell asleep while .Mrs. South wick was calling the roll. " . h W ' illa — " It sa}s here that Kmerson t ' ollege makes a man effemi- nate. For e. ani])le, .Mr. Rieed made a strong s])eech the other day in favor of the dormitories in which he said he ]);itronizes thetu. " •Mandv — " Sav, . h ilia, what kind ol ' iice culture exercises does Mr. ' Faylor use iti the tnorning?” - h W ' illa — " Why the Ftnerson Systetn, Ah supjtose. ' ’ THE EMERSONIAN 73 Mandy — “Oli, no! he doesn’t!” Ah Willa — ‘‘Professor Kidder am unanimously elected by the faculty of the student-body of Emerson College to lead the physical culture drill in the morning. (Dat am a responsible j)Osition for Prof. Kidder.)” Ah A ’illa — " Why does Dr. Alden walk so (piietly? Is it because of his many years of Physical Culture training? Xo — because he wears rubber heels !” Ah A ' illa — “The student organization has petitioned a certain mem- ber of the faculty of the Ifmerson College of ( )ratory to come to chapel on time in de mornings, as it disturbs them in their exercises having her come in late. Lord — and she ain ' t got no excuse ’cause it’s only large bodies dat move slowly. Why, who am it?” Ah Willa — “Airs. Aland Catchell 1 licks! " Alandy — “Here am an Emerson .Senior’s delinition ob I leaben: ‘A ])lace where Air. Clayton D. Hilbert would act all through eternity and the Seniors would sit and give evasive criticisms!’” Song: “I Want to be Loved Like a Leading Lady.’’ Aliss Esther Dondero. Oh, Ereshies dear, and Juniors, too, I have advice for you Xow don’t get smart and use your art In a careless, careless way. For you must know that it’s a long, long road To ])lay a leading role. And the Seniors are the only ones that get a show at all. For Ereshies you are very young and Juniors pretty small. But don’t look sad and don’t look blue. For you’ll come out when it’s time for you. Chorus I want to be loved like a leading lady In the regular Emerson ’ay, Like Walter Tripp or Kidder, too. Or Dr. A ’ard loves his chosen few, I want a lead that’s a real through thriller Like Hamlet or sweet Ophelia. I want to be loved like a leading lady In the regular Emerson A ’ay. 2 . And now good teachers kind and true, A ’e turn our eyes toward you. In dramatic art we long to show What the Seniors can really do. 74 THE EMERSONIAN ( )nr lieads vc turn to j ct clTect, ( )ur e cs vt‘ roll around. And conic center sta,“c when wc ' c the lead To show onr sweepini; ' p ' owns. Aiul when we kneel so ”raeefnll} ' To sa ' ‘A ' onr Leij, e, " or “llonor” To eseajie the dreadinl eonse(|nenee W e ”■() down on the knee toward th.e audience. Soup : " Students ' Com])laint. " Tune. “All 1 (let is I ' m i lneh ( (hlij ed to ' on, " Miss Klizaheth Carl. W hen we came to lloston town. To baked beans and to bread so brown, W ' e thonpiit that we would snrel} ' make a hit. Recitations by the score W e would say them o ' er and o ' er, lint none seemed to think onr voices fit. W’e must do onr e.xercise. And gymnastic stunts besides. And c ' er vthinp’ to i!, ' i ' e ns prace and jioise. 1 wonder wh ' no one savs. ' A’on ' ' e talent. Miss, " lint instead, " (lo ] ractice this. " h ' or h ' reshmen all must learn this little soup ' . Chorus Wa. Za. Ska. , h ! Ala, Za. Ska, , h ! W ith the tip of the tonpaie and a t ra la la la. Contract and exjiand. Ream to sit and to stand, ' bo make pracefnl mo -ements with A’onr arms and onr hands, llreathe deep and lonp ' , A’oice clear and strong ' . 1 )o this each da} ' and ■on ' ll ne er do wrony. W aste not } ' onr time nor p ' o to the S] a, lint ])ractice so rei nlarl - Ala, Za. Ska! Ah ! ' W hen we came back to school this } car W e thought we saw onr wa ' ipute clear, lint now we wish onr iirst had been onr last. W’e have rehearsals ni " ht and day. Can ' t eat nor sleep, just time to say, ‘‘Jl ellol Good bve! I ' m off to meet mv cast!” THE EMERSONIAN 75 We have to do Horatio, ' The ”host, the duke, ami ( )rlaiido, And our brains arc in such awful inixni)s hat shall we do? I ' or there’s more ni)on the slate Recitals, Xormal and Debate, And in between we sing- this little sung. Chorus Hamlet Burlesque. Cast Hamlet — Mr. Ceorge Kelly Laertes — Aliss Lnella Cook Horatio — iMiss Aland Heusch Polonins — Air. John Taylor (Ihost — Aliss Ruth AMiistler (Aphelia — Aliss Lillian Lighter Enter Laertes with bags, etc. Lar. — (Drops bags) Aly bags are packed — Enter Oph. — Hello, Larry, where are yon going? Lar. — Paris, of course! Want to come too. Sis. ' " Oph. — Um-nmph ! Lar. — Why not? Oph. — Too much going on here. Lar. — Say. now. see here. Sis, just a little brotherly ad ice before I go. A’on know Pm one of the boys, and I know Hamlet ' s a good fellow — but show him the marble heart. Oj)h. — X ' ow, Larry, there ' s enough of that. Don ' t j)reach at me but remember your own failings and beware of the fair se.x. Lar. — Well, that’s all well enough; but yon women don ' t under- stand ; yon are too sympathetic. XAnv I know he h st a father, and that father lost — lost his, and they were all lost in delirium tremens. (A])h. — Oh. s])lash ! Stoj) preaching! Sh ! Here comes the governor. Xow don ' t give me away to dad. Enter Pol. — Hey son, not gone yet? Hasn ' t Pernado arrived with his car? Lar. — Xo. governor, Horatio ' s got a new Alercedes and he said he ' d take me down. Pol. — What time do yon sail? Lar. — ' Tis now struck twelve — I leave in another hour. Sav father, watch your c’anghter. Hamlet has his eve on her. I’ol. — Still harping on me daughter. Oh, well, he ' s dip])y ; he didn’t know me the other day, he took me for a grafter. P nt don ' t fret, son. I ' ll so bestow myself, that I will watch her how she moves: now. son. I suppose yon want a little spending money, but go easy on it. Take a little advice from your old dad, who in his youth was one of the boys and suffered much 76 THE EMERSONIAN extremity for love, l ake this from me. and remember you are your father’s sou. you youu” ' blade. Xow. ( )phelia. tell me what you and Larry have been ehiuuiu” about. ( )])h. — Oh. riu” ' oft. dad! X’othiuo ' . Just some uouseuse about Hamlet. I’ol. — So I have heard and I would eouusel you to throw him over. . dmit uo messeu ' ers. reeeive uo bou bous. ( tph. — Lilt father, he ' s just erazy about me. I’ol. — You talk like a preen pirl. ( )ph. — A ' ell. but dad. his father left him stocks in Standard ( )il and a seat in the Senate. I ’ok— Pish ; Par. — Droj) me a card now and then. sis. and let me know how you ' re comiup out with cousin Ifamlet. f. uto horn heard outside.) Luter llor. — , 11 read} ' Hello ( tphelia 1 How do von do. Pokmius. f ' oiue on all of you and take a spin down to the wharf in my new car. She’s a beaut. ILxeuut. Luter llaudet — I ' o be or not to be. 1 hilly pee! lliat’s the question: hether ' tis nobler not to set up a tall scream when v ' oii ' re stuup; or put up a scraj) apaiust a sea of troubles. I ' o croak: to jKnmd the feathers: or to jump in at the sound of the poup. and po to it : kid ? And so forpet your troubles, see? , pu} ' is sure u]) apaiust it in this world, and if you jmu]) off the dock, where do you come in? A lot of boys put u|) with it because they don ' t know where they pet olT. It ' s a hard luck story for most of us : so many thiups ])ut us ou the cheese. ( )iir best friends jiau us. a skirt will throw us down. ' Hulls in harness ])iuch us; what ' s the use? I lam. leuter phost ) — A ' e pods and little fishes! A spook! I ' ll take the bull 1)} the horns and cross it thouph it blast me. 1 1 old ! , rt t hou an alc iholic s])irit or a C( )ld plass of ale ( ihost — I am voiir ])a| a ' s phost. I am here to aveupe my untimely death which came not from imbibiup of the foamiup bowl but from eatiup too much (»f W alter d ' ri| ]) ' s welsh rarebit. Ilam. — Horrible! Horrible! Alost horrible ! ( )h thou ])oor phost to suffer so from iudipestiou. ( Ihost — L.at none of it ! ' d ' is vile stuff. Hamlet, remember me! Ham. — Lut soft you now the fair ( )])helia ! (Exit). THE EMERSONIAN 77 Enter Oph. — Hello Hamlet. 1 hurried l)ack from clown town. Gave dad the slip in the new ' ashington tunnel. I wanted to talk to you. Er — you know father and Larry are batty over our affair. Ham. — How now, Ophelia, what’s the matter? Oph. — They object to your coming into the family because your ances- tors took rouse, kept wassail and you swaggering u])spring reeled when you drained your lUartini down ! Ham. — d ' hc;u art misled — Oph. — Xay ! Xay! I saw you coming down Huntington avenue and you had lost your poise! You did not walk on one line! Ham. — Hush, keep it dark. I had been down to the frat house and there ])artaken of a welsh rarebit. It killed my father, and he came to me tonight to warn me and to tell me that the 1). T. ' s did not take him across the Sty.x. Oph. — Oh tell it to the marines. Ham. — 1 swear by me sword it was nothing but indigestion. Oph. — Vell, I don ' t want to marry a dyspeptic. My Lord, I have re- membrances of yours that T have longed long to redeli -er to you — take back the picture and the ring. (Exit). Ham. — Stung! (Exit). Mr. Tripp’s Criticism. Miss Swartwood. “d ' hat scene where you poked Larry in the ribs, IMlonius, was rather raw.” " Hamlet, not hapj)y enough at sight of ghost.” “J’olonius, you walked like a well-known domesticated animal, where did you get your walk?” " Hamlet, your solicpiy sounded rather like a plum pudding, all jumbled together, not enough of the sport. ' Fhe reading and the rhythm of the blank verse certainly were to be commended. It showed hard work and faithfnl rehearsal.” " Horatio, your analysis of the various parts showed great application. Your entrance was rather slow, and when you do get in, have a swing about your movements and act as if you had a purpose in being there. Don ' t saunter around as if you were taking a promenade down a Icoard walk. “Ghost, accent papa.” IS THE EMERSONIAN “Ophelia and Hamlet, remarkable cross. " “Ophelia, not familiar enough with father and Laertes, rather stilted language. " " Hamlet, good voice work on ' stung’ but you know the proper form is ‘stinged.’ ’’ jMarching song — Tunc, “iMarch on Down the Field.” I ' .merson, dear Emerson. We will sing for you. 1 leart and hand We united stand To cherish you forever. A ' e ' ll give a long cheer I ' or Emerson. We hope to meet you all again; ’c’ll be loyal, fond and true. To Emerson. a 0 so THE EMERSONIAN MISS P, C, Conic, let me tell }-on a storv, A story that ' s old and yet new: ( )h, many a time ha e 1 told it And e ery word you ' ll find true. A particular " lady " we ' ll call her. W as horn ahont four years a ; ' o ; A bright eyed and heantifnl hahv, hh-om her crown to the top of her toe. The " mother " she guarded her darliny And kc])t her cpiite Iree from all harm; . iid in one short year she was noted I ' or her yrace and her personal charm. I ' roin ;i hahy she ' rew to a maiden ; The mother then ynided her thrn Those loll” ' . wear - months of hard stndv, , nd taipyht her just w hat she should do. . ' he was neither a saint nor an ancfel, Xor a co])ier ot e ' eiw new frill, lint simply a human yonny woman, hose yoal was the top of h ' ame ' s hill. And now m y winsome Aliss 1’. C. d he road lieth broad at onr feet, ' The world will conic half wav to ,yreet yon 1 1 ' on will the other half meet. , . C. C., ' o8 POST GRADUATES S2 THE EMERSONIAN CLASS OF 1908 Colors — ' ’cllow and W’liite. Flower — Daisy. YELL ICnersdii, ICiicrson. nineteen ei;;b.t ! Finersim, Fnierson, nineteen eiyht ! ( )ne, nine, nanght, eii iit ! Emerson ! President ice-nresident d ' reasnrer. . . . Secretary OFFICERS EIizaI)Cth IC Kepi)ic May Ross (lertrnde Lawson Cirace Reed CLASS Klizal; ‘lli licals, ' I ' omnto, (Ontario. lOulalic Hradstreet, liridgctoii, . lc. Frances .1. (’atti ' cll, . lliance, Ohio. •MarK ' icrite ( ' haffeo, ( ' hattanoosa. Tcnn. .Marion ( ' . .Jolinson, lirownli(dd, , l . Fthclind H. Ilavenei’. S(!ars|iort, .M( . Anna ( ' . Cill. IMtt.sl)urK, I’a. Ilaz(‘l F. .lonnings, (Quincy, .Mass. I ' hi .ahcth 10. Ko|)|ii . I ' awtnckcd, U. I. Ii ' vin L. I’ottcr, Harro. Vermont. Certnide Lawson, Hardwick, VM. (trace 10. .Mysor. Canton. Ohio. Crace S. Heed. Albany, X. Y. Henrietta Kackani, Charlottetown, P. 10. 1. Dora .M. Uowe, Kansas City, Mo. .May Ross. Fast Los Vegas. , ew Mexico. Flora Farrar, Angusta, Me. Lam a .M . Scott. Poston. .Mass. Lillian 10. W ' aggoner, Heaver, Pa. Laura 11. Williams, Hyde Park. lOli .aheth White, Yarmouth, Xova Scotia. Mary Isabelle lOllis, Kingston, N. Y. THE EMERSONIAN S3 The Old Quard We began this year fully exi)ccting it to be the Irest in our history, and our anticipations liave been more than realized. Our work and our play have both been ideal, and our colors have gayly waved. Once, when we were for- gotten, and an exam was omitted, they flew at half mast, hut we soon rallied, and naught since has dimmed our joy. True, the only man who was with us when we started our career, deserted us, and fled because of our inal)ility to be- come “clay in the hands of the potter " — hut hope has not left us, and onr motto is : “Still achieving, still pursuing. Learn to labor and to wait. " True to our Emerson teaching, each member of the class retains her individuality. There is the one who saunters into classes when she gets ready — the one who docs the two-step in recitation, the one who is always on time, even twelve hours ahead of time on Prom. Day. We still have the map ter-of-fact lady, the flirty one who lingers in the far corner of the corridor — • not alone. The one who prefers “The Ring and the Book " to “Ponphlia " — the wee one who gets Icjst when she goes for walks, the one who asks ingenious cpiestions regarding exams, and numerous lassies who read Sheridan — twenty miles away ; the one who longs for a music room, and the one who clings to the telegram habit. To play “leading lady” is still the ambition of two of us. The poetry of clothes still sways one, and to another eccentric men make strong appeal, while the sole ambition of one member of the class is to wield the birch. We are sorry to go, hut we carry much of Emerson with us. May we ever retain its spirit, and as we find our niches in far corners of the earth, may our influence he helpful, and onr criticism ever constructive. THE EMERSONIAN 85 1910 L ' p tlic ladder of life they are c!ind)in " ' , ' I ' he Class of Xinelceu Ten. d ' hey have battles to hgiit, but they ' ll win them And take their i)lace with men. Oh, the lessons of life, they arc many, W ' e learned in J ' reshman year, lint we ' d faith in ourselves and (jur brothers So fought on with good cheer. X’ow as Juniors we ' re still in the struggle, . nd faint at heart we get, ' ' fill the strength of our Emerson tells us : “Work on, you ' ll see light yet ' " .And the goal of our senior ambition Is but one year away When rejoicing and jmaising, yet grieving ’e ' ll pass along life ' s way. Then the strength of our alma mater, ( )ur guide, our hel]), our friend. W ill return in our moments of darkness Again new life to lend. Then on to the battle. Juniors, And fight with the ardor of youth. And glory in all that ' s before you And live in the beauty of Truth. llerfha W. Eiske, ' lo. JUNIOR CLASS THE EMERSONIAN 87 JUNIOR CLASS 1 ’resident ’ice‘])resident Secretary Treasurer Class Rc]Jorter Class Colors — Red and white. Jessica .M . I’owers W arren l’ . llri ' .diam Juniice 1 ' . Story Pocahontas ?d . Stanfft llertha ’. I ' iske h ' lower — Carnatii ni. CLASS Ruth V. Adams, East Hartford, Conn. .Mrs. A. .1. Allen, Vv ' hitehall. N. Y. Vashti C. Bitler, Eureka, Kansas. Warren B. Brigham, Brooklyn. N. Y. Dealsy 1. Brooks, Fresno, Cal. Kathleen B. Brown, Altoona, Penn. Alma ]M. Bruggeman, Pittsburg, Penn. Beulah D. Cady, Little Falls, X. Y. nhemina E. Carter, Atlanta, Ga. Georgia J. Castleberry, .McCune, Kansas. .Janet R. Chesney, Farmington. Conn. Rhoda I. Christensen, Minneapolis, Minn. Bertha 1 . Clogston, Williamstown, Vt. Alice J. Davidson, Saco, IMaine. Mildred S. DeGraff, Amsterdam, X ' . Y. Sara K. Dobson, Moncton, X ' ew Bruns- wick. Mary S. Ferguson, Birmingham, Ala. Ruby P. Ferguson, Sioux City, Iowa. Bertha W. Fiske, New Haven, Conn. Annabel Garrett, Albion, X. Y. Grace A. Geiple, Glen Rock, Penn. Emma B. Goldsmith. Canton, X. Y. Christine F. Hodgdore, Malden, .Mass. Gertrude Hubbell, Rochester. X. Y. Edith L. .Jones, IMinneapolis, Minn. Bernier Loveland, Hartford, Conn. ROLL William R. .McGrath, Keyesport, 111. .Ygnes .McXally. Fall River, .Mass. .X ' ellie T. .May. .Minneai)olis, .Minn. Irene E. Meirill, Rockfie ' .d, Ccnn. Sara .1. .Mcrgon, Xashua. X. H. Ruth I. .Mcrse, St. .lolmsbury, Vt. Xellie F. .Mtinro, Binghamtcn. X. Y. Veroqua S. Patty, Essex County, X. Y. Edna .M. Phillips, L’rich, .Misscur;. Jessica .M. Powers, Randolijh, .Mass. Xathan E. Rieed. Dale. Texas. Alice .tl. Rudisill, Altcona. Penn. Katherine Q. Ryan. Butte. .Mont. Alice Sandifcrd. Cambridge, .Mass. Bertha H. Shine, Jacksonville, J la. Ida J ' ' . Smith, Decatur, Ind. Pocahontas .M. Staufft, Pittsburg. Penn. Eunice F. Story, Uxbiidge. .Mass. Edna H. Thomas, Birmingham, Ala. Eliza .M. Thomas, Weldcn. 111. Hugh W. Towne. East Jaffrey, .X’. H. Erma S. Tubbs, Shtckshinny. Pa. Anne C. Wallace. Charlotte, X. C. Marguerite V. Weaver, Birmingham, Ala. Grace .M. Weir. Pittstcn. Pa. Fanny E. Woodbury, Francestown, X. H. Ina .M. Wright, Bloomfield. X. J. Minnette Zurer, Pulaski, Penn. ss THE EMERSONIAN Junior Views " l lu ' first picture tliat our euiiueut class ol uiutccii teu threw u])ou the wonderful canvas, was a ” ' oo(ll - muuher of juniors, with an Emerson smile on their chernliie countenances apiiearinp ' on the t wen ty-eipiii h of last September with se ’eral new students in tow. d ' he atmos])here of the ])ic- tnre showed how thoronphly theA’ had jiassed ipioii the " .Sernh " state and with a ra])id succession of slides were as juniors to oecnpv the ripht side ol ehajiel. Ifach then jimceedcd to select a new set of brushes such as Charity, Controst, I tevelopment and so forth, and lun inp ' had onr ])aint-|iots filled with color, the lipiits so arraiyrfed as to hriiiLf out brilliant tints, the attitudes of the class adjusted so their ihrations would he r thndcal under the baton of Aliss I’owers. feelinp- with distinction that we should raise onr art to an ele ’atioii, we set about showing ' onr teachers how to do it. Alost of onr members also elected a erc ' fine pen and inl course under Dean Ross, and at the close of the }’ear are feeling- a trifle pniltv that such materials arc now at a ])reminm. lla iii”‘ ])rocnred ])oise and realized the force of api reciatin ' onr p ' es- tnres rather than calenlatinp- them, we broke from the line of as|)iration u]i- ward, into gravitation downward and mi.xinp- onr materials produced a y ' eneral murky affect, ' fids ])ictnre, after much deliberation, one should consider as the witch scenes from .Macbeth, ' fo he sure several ])resented one witch for three, hut on thinking ' dramaticallv remedied such a trifhnp ' defect, and chal- lenp ' iii;i; ' the interest of onr andicnees pa e some startlim; ' portraits, varying ' with postures such as jnlins Caesar mipht enpiloy and those that heloii”- to a London slavey. Several of onr nnmher decided that this line of work suited their jiecnliar art temperaments and in ra])id succession have added new Lady .Macheths, and drunken ])ortcrs niifil the primrose wa - is fairly thronged. ()thers ha e realized the ahie of tlie practice of the ‘‘d ' amiiy” ' of the Shrew " and have not hesitated to juit on color so that at times it overlaps, and ( irnmio a|)])ears as Mrs. (Irnmio and I’atrncerio and Katherine strike one an- other so well, they are as one. In normal phvsical culture main- have recognized the theory subordina- tion as a i;-ood tiling- and have presented the e.xercises in such a way that ] oints they were not prepared on mi ht he snp])osed. W’l- have reached that stape in onr develo])ment that we ' ve dis- covered that by focnsiii”- the dynamic force of ideals we could positively kee]) a room from a senior, for ])antomime rehearsal; also that waitin ' for other THE EMERSONIAN 89 members to appear, is a great thing to keep the dramatic intensity at the proper suspense — and to help in enlarging our vocabulary. One of our most carefully prepared pictures which we presented to the seniors was " Junior ' eek.” This was quite a panorama, including a Junior Tea, where we noticed tete-a-tete was poi)ular; a stunt which was a dream; a Junior promenade which was highly successful we judge from the number who promenaded in the cosey parlors of Hotel Vendome. The latter part of the year has found many, in fact all of our class busy trying to decide how Hamlet should be treated. This estimable young man, in order to be the thoroughly analyzed, has been the cause of many broken dates, and in attempting to help him properly affirm himself, many have " scented the morning air” without " being brief.” All of our portraits, however, have been done with the stamp of convic- tion all along the line, and if “there has been some humor in them” we feel “anon” that “we’ll know that we know what we know” enough with the guidance of the faculty and the inspiration of Emerson to worthily succeed the Class of 1909 and when our Commencement comes to give as our class picture — a smile. Bertha W. Fiske, ’10. FRESHMAN CLASS 92 THE EMERSONIAN FRESHMAN C LASS I ’resident ' ice-])residenl . Seerelary Treasurer (. ' lass Reporter I ' racy Ej psteiii Ivutli C. liarnum iNlarie E. Xeahr 1 iarry 1 ). Cliamherlin r ' ranees A. Speakman C lass Colors — (iold and white, h ' lower — Daisy. YELL W ho are. who are. evho are we ! W e are. we are. we are the I’-E-O-l’-E-E— h ' reshmen. Ereshmen. Ereshmen. See! CLASS Keturah H. Andrew. Lawrence. Mass. Kstlu ' r Appleby, Syracuse, X. Y. .Mary ( ' . Barker, Sunnnerville, Mass. Ituth ( ' . Bariunn, California, Tenn. Lucile Bairy, Paterson, X. ,1. Blanche I. Boyce, Little Rock, Arkansas. .R ' ssie L. Brown, Medford, .Mass. Lsther 11. Bm klin, Ithica, X. Y. Alice .M. Barth ' tt, Rockland, Maine. .R‘nni ( ' . .Mower, Cleveland, Ohio. . leda .M. Bushnell, Last Lei’oy, Mich. lOvelyn K. Casu, Pontiac, .Micli. Harry I). Chamberlin, W ' inthrop High- lands, .Mass. lOva II. Churchill, Roslindale, .Mass. Alice H. Conant, Plainfield, .X. .1. .Mary .A. Crc ' aghan, Xew Castle, Xew Itnmswick. Annina. F. Decker, .Montgomery, Penn. Floi ' ( nc ‘ Dcdscher, Denver. Col. Roy S. Dodd, .lanesville, Ohio. Tracy Fi)pstein, Fast Orange, X. .L .Mary C. Oosse, .lamaica Plain, .Mass. Brace C. Ham, F. ( ter, X. 11. I ' lstene K. Henry, Cle eland, Ohio. Annie A. Howes. Southboro, .Mass. Rose B. Kemble, Kingston, X. Y. Anna .1. Leddy, Fjiping, .X. 11. Brace B. Lov( vin, Tilton. X. 11. .lo-sei)hine V. Lyon, Port ,lervis( , X. .J. .Margaret .M. .McCarthy, Melburn, Wis. ROLL T.aura V. MacKenzie, Blossburg, Pa. Sheila B. .McLane, Holyoke, Alass. Yilliam .M. Martin, Cromwell, Conn. Katherine .M. .Moran. Providence, R. 1. Loise A. Beil, Tacoma, Wash. Ruth K. Wessels, (Jrange, X. .1. Helen W. Syinonds, Springfield. Mass. . llie H. Rice, Riceville, Tenn. .Marie E. .Xeahr, Bloversville, X. Y. Edith .Xewton, West Haven, Conn. Livia 1. Pelletier, Stella, X. ( ' . Eleanor W. Pomeroy, Boston, .Mass. Elizabeth B. Powers, Blen Falls, X. Y. Belle Pugh, Wanscon, Ohio. .Mabel C. Randall, (himbridge. Mass. Madeline 1. Randall, St. .Tohnsbury, Vt. Violet A. Richter, .Medheld, .Aiass. Helen E. Rodger, Hammond. .X. Y. Heni’ietta .M. Simpson, Sullivan, Maine. Faye Smiley, Albany, .X. Y. Laura W. Smith, Mills, Mass. .Maud M. Smith, Williamsport, Pa. Frances A. Spc ' akman, Monmouth. 111. .Marian S. d ' hoini ' som Malden, Aiass. .Myrtice A. Tucker, East Breenwich, R. I. Alice I.. Walker, Kittery Point, .Maine. .Marion Q. Webster, Hancock, X. H. Winter B. Whitesel, Harrisbui ' g, Va. Charles H. Whitney, Ashtabula, Ohio. Estelle O. Wilco.x, I’lymouth, X. H. Bei ' tna .M. Wiley, Sidney, Ohio. Brace A. Yorke, Waldaboro, Maine. THE EMERSONIAN 93 The Legend of Nineteen Hundred and Eleven III a wonderful city fm the coast of the ”Tcat sea which men call the Atlantic is a structure known as Chickering Hall. It is a building of marvelous beauty and one may easily see that it is the result of careful designing and skilled workmanship. Its jiillars and steps are of marble while its lloors are heart of oak. Thru its rooms are scattered works of art with jilates liearing sundry mystic inscriptions. X’ohle men and women are seen at all times pass ' ing and repressing in its rooms and corridors. The visitor stands spell-hound, enchanted, by the melody of beautiful voices which may be heard within its walls. Even passershy may hear exijuisite tones floating out on the soft air. Each year numliers of noble youths and fair maidens wend their way to this iMecca of art and beauty, there to add new voices to the number and to derive inspiration therefrom. In the autumn of nineteen hundred and eight there came as usual a goodly number of maids and an occasional )nan to see the famous shrine and perchance try if it might do for them what it had done for others. They came from various climes and by many varied routes but all finally met at the wonder palace. Scarcely had they arrived when they were met by the Emerson spirit. Xow all who have had the exjierience described here know this sjiirit. but for the benefit of those who have not I will say that it is the thing which gives to the place its charm and greatness. It is all-pervading. It greets the wan- derer in the hearty hand-clasp and the friendly welcoming smile of all the in- mates. It cannot be described definitely or fully. To appreciate it one must journey to its home and meet it in person. This spirit lioldly took possession of the new arrivals determined that their first days should be pleasant ones. They were met on all sides by people 94 THE EMERSONIAN iiucrostc ' d in their welfare. ' I ' luy were escorted to places of beauty and interest 1)} ' day. and at ni ”ht they ilaneed in the palace halls to the strains of en- traneiii” ' nuisic. The ' came in contact daily with the charmin " ' men and wo- men called the I ' acnlty, and best of all. each was " iven one of these for her verv own as a friend and counselor to whom she could carry her joys and sorrows. The Tresident they knew and loved from the first. So kind was he, so friendly and so deeiil}’ interested in the jiersonal wellare of each, that all declared him a jndnee amoii” ' men. W hat more could he desired? If one could be hajrpy anywhere she onyht to be so here, lint it was too good to last! llefore long they found that if they were to stay and enjoy these jileasnres they must be-t ' r them- selves. Exercise must be taken, assignments committed and themes written. ' I ' hev were soon recognized as a distinguished class and great was the jov of the I ' acnlty when “the llaby gave voice to its first cry.” Having come U) be acknowledged as a class it was necessaiw that they have officers, so they assembled one afternoon in the late autumn and chose from their number those who should hold in their hand the future of this illustrious class. They were carefnllv chosen and sen ' cd faithfully and well. It is to them that the class owes much of its success. llv this time they had been initiated in the Evolution of Expression and had begun to wonder whether they should ever again rest upon terra firina. lleing sensible young peojile, however, they were not afraid to “let the chips lly,” and soon began to feel that life was once more worth li ing. As the days went bv things became brighter and brighter and soon they were filled with such eiithnsiasm for the work that not one could be induced to leave. Then each was jiri ' sented with a member of the charmed circle known as Post (Iradn- ates as a reward of merit. ' flieir themes, too, took on “stele” and came to be spoken of as nn- nsnallv good. ' I ' his became a subject of common conversation, so that when the group known as Seniors wanted good material for “Stunt Songs,” it was natural that they should turn to this class for help. When the C hristmas season was come, all with one accord returned to the countries from whence they came, there to spread glad tidings of joys to be found at the wonder jtalace. Hut the impulse to return was so strong THE EMERSONIAN 95 that after two weeks it had mastered each and every one and soon all were back at work again. It presently became apparent that if their popularity wa " to coni in ue they must show what they could do by pre])aring and presenting a “stunt.” This looked like a serious undertaking, but they plunged boldly in only to find that what had at first seemed a burden was in reality a joy. It gave a greater chance than ever before for e.xcrcising the genius of this wonderlul class. If they were to have a “stunt " they must have class colors and a class flower. For the former they chose white for purity and gold to represent the quality of their work; for the latter, the daisy, representing meekness, sturdiness and perseverance. It is needless to say that the “stunt " was a decided suc- cess and exceeded anything of its kind ever before presented. Such is the legend of the Class of Xineteen Hundred and Eleven as it is recorded in the archives of Emerson College. R.r,., Ti. THE EMERSONIAN 97 SPECIAL STU DINTS Ervique Andino, Havana, Cuba. Clara L. Appleby, Syracuse, N. Y. Agnes E. Barry, Boston, IMass. Victoria A. Bartlett, Waltham, Mass. Annie C. Brierley, West Newton, iilass. Florence E. Bryan, Rox.bury, Mass. Anna A. Cleary, Rochester, X. Y. Helen iM. Conant, Worcester, Mass. Mabelle L. Degraun, New York City. Josephine B. Delehanty, ciouthbridge, ilass. J. L. De.xter, Brookline, Mass. Edith H. Fox, Quincy, .Mass. Christinia Fulton, Waltham, yiass. Ethel Greenwood, Newton Center, Mass. Lillian M. Haskell, Lowell, Mass. Maxwell X. Hayson, Kenilworth, D. C. Joseph L. Hermanson, Boston, .. ass. Helen E. Hobbs, Baldwin, Kansas. Mary L. Hussey, Boston, iMass. Myrtle M. Hutchinson, iUelrose, iMass. Anna A. Hyde, Marlboro, .Mass. William M. Konikon, Roxbury, Mass. Isabelle iM. Keppie, Lawrence, Mass. Bertha Ford, Everett, Mass. Leona L. Kress, Rochester, X. Y. William C. iMacdonald, Bailey’s Brook, Nova Scotia. Winifred C. McEvoy, West Newton, Mass. Orissa E. iMcXally, Boston, Mass. Katrina Q. .Morrow, Weatherford, Tex. Mary E. Xicolson, Boston, .Mass. Julia A. Noonan, Waban, .Mass. Mary T. Ronan, Revere, .Mass. Wa. ,er M. Ryan, Dorchester, ..,ass. Reinhold E. Saleski, Jlarnen, Conn. Margaret D. Shields, Souiu Boston. Ellen A. Smallwood, Somerville, iMass. Marguerite . . Strickland, Randolph, .Mass. Lillian A. Vackert, Jamaica Plain, .Mass. iMarguerite I. Wear, Boston, .Mass. Josephine W. Whitaker, Arlington, Mass. Annie W. Wilson, Black .Mt., N. C. Rosanna E. Yeomans, Beachmont, .Mass. Erma F. Young, Duluth, .Minn. Ruby F. Allen, Roxbury, .Mass. Mrs. Euiel Baird, So. Framingham, Mass. Olivette Broadway, .Monroe, Louisiana. George H. Fril, altham, .Mass. Caroline Richards, Boston, . " Mass. GYM TEAM COLLEGE ROOM FACULTY ROOM THE EMERSONIAN 101 THE STUDENTS ASSOCIATION President Gertrude Lawson. ' o8 dce-president Lnella Cook, ’09 Secretary-Treasurer jolin Adams ' I ' aylor, ' 09 STUDENTS Elizabeth Keppie, ’08. Laura Scott, ’08. Giace i Iyser, ’08. Jessica Powers, To. Xathan Ried, To. Edna Thomas, To. COUNCIL Bernice A ri ht. ’09. Ray Kimberley, ’09. Marie Xeahr, T i. Alary Slifcr. ’09. Tracy E])])stein. Ti. Frances S])cakman, Ti STUDENTS ENDOWMENT Alay Ross, ’08, chairman. Anna Gill, ’08. Nellie Monroe, To. Wilhemina Carter, To, Secretary-Treasurer. COMMITTEE Ellene Corbin, ' 09. P)lanche Boydcn, ’09. Rose Kemble, Ti. Ruth Barnum, Ti. BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF ENDOWMENT FUND Dr. William J. Rolfe, Charles P. Gardiner, Dr. E. Charlton Black, Dr. Richard Burton, Thomas AA ' entworth Higginson, C. D. Burrage, Treas. Deceased. The Students’ Association, although young in existence, is already one of the leading societies of the college. Realizing the importance of such an organization the students banded themselves together at a mass meeting held in Chickering Hall, April 8, 1908. with “the view of bettering the relations between themselves and furthering the interests of their Alma Alater.’’ A constitution was framed and ado])ted. Regular monthly meetings of the Students ' Council have been held throughout the year. Various matters of student and college interest have been considered. The association has this year assumed control of the Emerson College Magazine and Alary R. Silfer, editor-in-chief, and Xathan E. Ried. business manager and their co-workers in the splendid success of their untiring efforts are indeed to be congratulated. The Student Endowment Committee has been rather quietly working during the year. Alany pledges have been received thereby swelling the en- dowment fund. Is your pledge paid? ’Tis for a most worthy cause. Shall we not support it? Let the Students’ Association grow in its Purpose, Strength and Use- fulness. cy m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m $ m 0i §i EMERSON COLLECE MACAZING EDITOR-IN-CHIEF MAUY UEBECAA SEIEER BUSINESS MANAGER NATHAN E. RIEED COLLEGE NEWS EDITOR E RY ISABEL ELLIS ASSOCIATE EDITORS ELIZABETH WHITE, B. G. ROBBIE P. WAKEFIELD, Sr. BERTHA M. FISHER, .Ir. FRANCES SPEAKMAN, Fr. m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m 1 04 THE EMERSONIAN A VALEDfOTORV I Tpon lca in j; ' collci e at the close of each ctI the four years.] I. W hen first we ] art we do not heed d ' lie loss that parting- hrin ' s: , n " an rexior — united soon, " Kol)s parting of her stings. II. . tinge of sadness o’er us steals. That xears so swiftly tly : W ith joy the future beckons still W ' e simply bid “g(jod-bye. " III. rile golden mile-stone now we reach, . iir falter, nor retreat; 1 lax ' e faith 1 press on ! not yet ‘‘Farewell, ’ W ' e ho])e again to meet. IV. ho knows the love and loss we feel. " ' W’e turn, with clasped hands , nd loyal hearts, with ‘‘. dios " ' ■’ro ( iod. " who understands. Dora M. Rowe, P. G. 1 06 THE EMERSONIAN MY BRIDGE OF LOVE. Oh, could my hands hut work iny heart ' s di ' sire, Oh, lould they do wliat I would have them do, They ' d take the strong ' , pure love 1 give to them And hidld a bridge, dear love, from me to you, . ly hrid.ge of love! Ah, it would never wavei-, , ly hrid.ge t)f love would stand out cdear and bright, Twould shine between us in all gloom and shadow, ' Twould stand between us in the darkest night. But could my hands hut build this bridge tonight, dear, Hut could 1 then to you come (|uickly o ' er The bridge might fade then dear, 1 care not For with you. I should ne er leave you more. — ,M. R. S. MIDNIGHT. I. This day is done, the clock in yonder tow( r ' Polls twelve long knells, which toll out deei and clear. " Another day with all its fame and power. Lies cold and stark and dead upon its bier. " II. A day of strength, which came with sudden dawning From out the eastern sky so cold and grey. And overthrew the gloom, and grew through morning Into the dazzling noon-tide of the day! III. A day of work, of aims not all accomplished. Of failure and success, of fiercest strife, A day of saci ' ifice, of some dear hoi)e relimiuished. Of love, of joy, of woe, a day of life! IV. A day that waned and ) assed into the morning. And then with one fierce struggle in the West, Lay down at last with sighing and with moaning. And underneath the twilight went to rest. V. And then, all thru the evening in the starlight, ' Phe day lay still and waited for release. And in the hours of q iiet, from a far light A ray of hope came, whispering of peace. VI. And now the day upon its pyre is burning ' Phe embers fade away, and seem to die. The hours of the night in deepest yearning With bowed heads, wail aloud their moaning cry. VII. A sudden wonder starts from out the emlau ' s. Strikes dumb with awe the wails of those who mourn, A strange, wierd blaze flames in wondrous splendor, And into time another day is born. — M. R. S. THE EMERSONIAN 107 ExpIOMlions of Class 1910 “Marvelously good work” was the verdict of President Southwick and his helpers at Emerson last year, when the 1910 class crew returned from its first voyage on the Sea of Aspiration. The fleet consisted of four vessels called Evolution I, II, III and IV was ably managed by Admiral Weaver, whose commanding personality, deep-seeing eye, far-reaching voice, brought loyal support from every member of the crew. Nothing serious happened to impede the progress of any of the vessels on their outward voyage. The first ship started out with “Animation,” sailed with “Smoothness” and “Volume” until its crew began the " Forming of Ele- ments.” This caused such a commotion that the second shij) began to " Slide”; oh yes, and the “Slide” became more and more “Vital " until through its “Volume” it suddenly sailed into a fog of wonder which temporarily hid crew 1909 and Stunt Island. This caused undue anxiety on board 1910 and they be- gan “Forming Pictures” of how 1909 might reach Stunt Island first. Of course, this aroused the third ship to a “Literary Analysis” of proceedings, and through “Vitalized Pictures,” the crew showed its “Good Taste” in resolving not to discuss “Ratio of Values” if 1909 reached Stunt Island first. Just then the fog lifted and Admiral Weaver ordered all members to land and take active part i n a convention which was to be held for the purpose of discuss- ing the “Vizualization of Man.” All were much amused at Sister Gannon, who, with ear-trumpet in hand, tried to catch the order of ])roceedings. In one speech on “Vizualizing” she thought the members said Pugualize and im- mediately began a speech against the impropriety of bugualizing men. She was corrected and the meeting was adjourned for one year. The return sail was very j)leasant, but had the crew realized the silent subconscious workings of the minds of two members, there might have been a tinge of sadness. For later it was learned that Wireless Operator Billy, on board the 1909 fleet, had sent such burning love messages to our dear Louise Ebeling that she became finally reduced to “Sparks. " However, ship number four on the homeward voyage “Eclipsed” all the others in starting with an amazing “Magnanimity of Atmosj)here” by toasting to the then unseen crew of 1911. This was “Creative” of the best sport until through “Obedience” to Admiral Weaver’s orders the fleet harbored for about ten days at Easterport. While there Mate Gannon was seized from our midst by a “Frank Cooper,” who, in his lawful way, said “possession was nine-tenths.” Sad but true in his land. Upon return to Emerson the fleet was safely anchored in harbor of Sum- mer’s Rest. However, a rocky “Examination Bar” outside the harbor caused some needless worry to members of the crew, but thanks to the splendid power lOS THE EMERSONIAN of the " I ' our ho ' olutions " which were al)lv steered l) v the mental lele])athy of the faeultv, all landed in tine s])irits and ex])ressed a desire to begin a seeond crnise under the direction of Jessie i liner a Towers. d ' hrmigh the " Towers” and forethonght of . dniiral Jessica it was de- cided that the second crnise of the Kjio Tla s shonld he inacle on the Ifthereal Sea of Asi)iration that they might the (|nicker reach the mountain of High Art, situated far heond Stunt Island. . ccordingly, during the snmmer, a beantifnl Jnnior .Airship was eqnip- jK ' d and hnilt in such a way as to readily respond to the law of grax ity down- ward and the lines of . s])iration upward and forward. I ' or cha]xerons and guides the i )io class took a mnnher of the teachers who gave mnch inspiration and help along the way. With great " Clarity” of e. ])ression they presented " ' raining of the Shrew, " ’Alacheth” and " Hamlet,” to say nothing of their " Radiation " of the " Red Letter Toems.” Tromjitly at 8:51; Sejitemher 28, 1908. the Class of 1910 followed the Towers of iMinena on hoard the beantifnl Junior airsbijn ’ith a fond fare- well look all gave a glance at the fleet of " Lvolntions” that had meant so mnch in the first cruise on the .Sea of . spiration. Tnt the Harbor of Sum- mer ' s Rest was soon left far behind for the Jnnior airshi]) was S])eeding for- ward and njiward toward flight . rt, mnch to the delight of the crew. On the journey the " Trilliancy” of i Irs. Hicks in Trose b ' orms, meant mnch in the " Development " of the minds of the crew, as was demonstrated, even in poetic interiiretation, by the " Contrast " of Shakesjieare ' s character when presented. However, the " Rhythm " of the crew was broken a little as they apjrroached . tnnt Island and the " Towerfnl (inide” ordered the shi|) to descend liy lines of gravity downward that the crew might rest one night on Stnnt Island. I ' or an hour and half after breakfast the ne.xt morning all were entertained by .Sister Tetty ' s " Dream of a Jnnior Cirl. " who had reached the foot of High , rt Monntain and was ascending to the top ste] by stej) itj) the ladder of “In- ter] ret at i ' e Onality. " ' I ' o regain Rhythm the crew ga ' e a Jnnior Tromenade the following night at " X ' endome, " forty hours away from Stnnt Island. It was the most enjoyable affair of the whole tri] and all ])ronounced it a great success. Kesnming airshi]) s] eed all went well on board nntil tbe crew found it lU ' cessary to analy .e .XIr. Tri])])’s Hamlet. Then many com])lained of seeing real ghosts in their dreams, lint Dr. .Xlden ])rononnced the illusions as slight signs of tem])orary insanity, dne to o -er work, and Tresident Sonthwick speed- ily crime to the resctte by granting a conpilete ten days’ rest at Raster Tort. Vhile there the Towerfnl leader of the crew sent otit wireless messages to learn how long it would take to reach High .Xrt Alonntain. The authorities at th e other end said the ])rogress of the crew had been s])lendid but one more crnise would be needed. The class therefore ])lanned to s])end the Snmmer at Rthereal . s])ir ' ition station " XX’ill T ,” and next year start from there that they might be sure of winning their lanrels and shee])skins and be back at Rmcrson to welcome and hel] latmch the Class of U) 2 on the .Sea of .Xs])ira- tion. Emma 15 . Goldsmith, To. THE EMERSONIAN 109 i®THE LETTER’ The lady was middle-aged but still looked girlish. Her hair was snow white, 1)ut her eyes still held the lustre of former days. Her voice, which once moved audiences to wild applause, had vanished with her strength. But, thanks to a kind Providence who had still left her this one hope, it still lived in her son Pedro. She admitted to the room Signor Du Mas of the Berlin Opera Co., who bore in his hands an opened letter, ile looked at her in blank amazement and wonder when she told him about Pedro. She looked too fragile and delicate for this world, and indeed, had it not been for Pedro, she would have been willing to fly away happy and content, to the world of soul, her natural sphere. Her voice was unusually sweet when she spoke to the Signor. “Oh Signor, I pray you, choose Pedro. I know he is but a lad, but how hard he has toiled! flow often in the midst of night when other } ' ouths at their pleasure, or in their Ireds, have I l: een awakened by Pedro’s voice. I would think for a moment it was an angel ' s voice, but it was always Pedro, Pedro in “L’Africaine, " Pedro in " II Trovatore,’’ always Pedro, singing singing, singing. And I was happy. IMy art would live in my son. Hy earthly house was gone, but my soul would live. Pedro, my sweet-voiced son, would sing in opera. The midtitudes would applaud, and wave their hands in the frenzy of enjoyment. Pedro, my boy, with my soul and my voice, Pedro would be carried on their shoulders, the sweetest singer in all the world !’’ A light step was heard on the stairs, the door opened suddenly, and a slip of a youth entered. Du Mas looked at him in wonder. This pale willow branch, this reed shaken in the wind, this half-starved youth in opera ! AMiy had the letter influenced him? AA’hat subtle influence had driven his steps to the ratty tenement, against his better judgment? AA ' ell, at least he would hear the l)oy sing. Pedro arose. The lady’s fingers were still supple, and kissed the keys of the battered piano. A rapt expression stole over the boy’s face. “Ah ! I have sighed to rest me! “Was ever such melody? Du Mas sat as in a trance. " Oh, Leonora, fare thee well. And guard and guide my aching heart, my aching heart !’’ The last strains melted away into the now dimly lighted room. Not a coal shone in the little stove. Du Alas was in tears. Controlling himself by an effort he said, “Pedro, Pedro, el Cano, you shall be as my son.” The lady, too happy for words, ne’er felt the cold, Pedro stood dream- ing of the future. Du Alas was loath to leave, so new and strange was this warm, awakened sympathy. The last shade of darkness fell, and the bell in the little mission church around the corner faintly tolled the hour of six. F. A. S., ’ll. 1 1 0 THE EMERSONIAN I. The snow that fell so soft last night. And tipped the mountain peaks with white. And filled the hollow of the brook, And drifted in each hidden nook, Seemed o ' er the world to cast a spell. Which deepened as the snow flakes fell. The fairy hoar frost filled the air. And caused all life to seem more fair. II. But when Day came and old King Sol, Let gleaming arrows glance and fall. Shot darts into the musk-rat ' s hole. And glance at sleeping gopher stole. The world abashed, as in a trance. Stood trembling at his fiery glance. Her mantle changed to swelling Hood, And grim and bear before him stood. III. The pleasure that I had last night. That filled me with such wild delight. The laugh, the dance, the flowing stein, ' I ' he flattering friend, the glow of wine. Seemed o ' er my life to cast a glow. As radiant as the gleaming snow. Seemed all my sins to cover deep. And wrai) in silent, dreamless sleep. IV. But when my conscience, as the Day, Bid Truth and Reason with me stay. Wrought Penitence within my heart. And bid the unshed tear drops start, • Iy soul, awakened, stood aghast, And trembling at the wasted past. Turned from the jiaths it once had trod. Stood bared and shamed before its God. — P ' . A. S. ’ll. THE EMERSONIAN 1 1 1 BRBAD AND MILK” 1 . The daintiest, prettiest picture ' Twas ever niy lot to see Was one of two little children On a door-stone vis-a-vis. With eyes as bright as diamonds. And hair as soft as silk. Out of an old-fashioned iiorringer Eating bread and milk. If. In the background, near the door. Sit the father and the mother. And when the laugh goes ' round They glance at one another. What need for speech? The eye so much hath said. As they watch the little children Eating milk and bread. III. The household pet, old Bose. Is sleeping in the clover. And in his dreams again The hunt he’s living over. Whene ' er the spoons click on the dish. He lifts his shaggy head. And seems to say, “I envy you Your sweet new milk and bread.” IV. Thru the trees the low sun shadows. Are drifting here and there. Lighting ui) each winsome face W ' lth a beauty almost rare. While the tiled birds go fluttering To their leaf-ccts overhead Softly twittei ' ing, “Gccd night. " To the girls wit h milk and bread. V. What artist’s hand can catch The smile-light, coming, going. Or tint the restless tresses On the dimpled shouldeis flowin.g. Or give the arching lijis So bright a tinge of red. As tiiey take a sup of milk. And then a bite of bread? VI. Oh happy little dreamers Upon that door-stone step. Xo shade of care has crossed Your sunny paths as yet. Oh, would your lives might ever be As free from care and dread As now, while sludc.ws gather. Eating milk and bread. — F. A. S. 1911. 1 12 THE EMERSONIAN M SONG Ah give me the rose in your hair, clear, So lovely, so fragrant with clew Ah give me the rose in yonr hair, dear. The rose that is breathing of yon. I ' ll treasure it all throngh the night, clear. When there ' s gold in its inermost heart I ' ll treasure it all thrn my life, dear. Though its withered and fallen apart. . h give me the rose of yonr heart, dear. So lovely, so ] nre and so true, .Vh give me the rose of yonr love, dear. The rose of my life, which is yon. I ' ll cherish it all thrn this life, clear The l)reath of my sonl it will Ije, I ' ll cherish it all thrn the ages I ' or nanght can e ' er take von from me. — M. R. S. •«r8e5 Q ' i (T- ■Q OFFICERS YOUNG WOMEN S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION THE EMERSONIAN 1 1 5 young WOMEN’S OHRISTIAN ASiOOlATlON President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer. . . . Catherine E. Carl . . .Jessica Powers ..Sarah E. Dobson ..Mrs. Jane .Mien cabinet board Social Committee Ruth Harter Missionary Committee Enid .Severy Bible Committee .Mice Rudisill Intercollegiate Committee . lma Brugeman Extension Committee Lena Smith Correspondent Erances h)odbury Alusic Committee Bernice Wright Silver Bay Committee Maude W illiams The Young Woman’s Christian Association began its work on the opening day by giving a tea to all the new students. Every effort was made to make them feel at home and to dispel all symptoms of homesickness. On the following I ' riday evening a reception was given that the entire student body might become Ijetter accpiainted- During November, delegates were sent to Radcliffe College to attend the Convention of the New England Colleges for Women. ' I ' liev brought back new ideas and words of encouragement. Much interest is being shown in the coming Silver Bay Convention. Various methods have been employed for raising money to cover the e.xpense of sending delegates and at least three representatives are assured. Aside from the usual weekly meetings and transaction of business connected with the Association, much is done by individuals in the way of personal work. Help is given to deserving families, flowers sent to j)U])ils absent from College owing to illness, and at Christmas and Thanksgiving several homes were cheered by the generous contributions sent them. GLEE CLUB THE EMERSONIAN 1 1 7 GLEE CLUB Mana”;cr Assistant .Manatfc ' i Coach Pianist . Rlizahcth E. Kc])pic Erma S. ' Fnbhs I ' rances A. Spcakman ....Gertrude Eawson Eirst Anna Cleary Erma S. Tnl)bs Ruth Morgan Elizabetli Eoss Eirst , nna C. Gill I lazel F. Jenning b ' anny E. Woodl)nry I-Tances A- Speakman MEMBERS Sopranos Second Rebecca E. Swartwood Elizabeth E. Kepi)ie Rntb I. INlorse Josephine ’. Lyon Altos Second Etmice Story Jessica Al. Powers h ' dna Al. Philli])s iiertha Wiley CANADIAN CLUB THE EMERSONIAN 1 1 9 OANi oyyM cilub I ' ouiuled 1906 . OFFICERS President Mildred 1’. P ' orhes Secretary-Treasurer J. W ' i unit red Sinclair iMagazine Correspondent Mary CC Creaghan STUDENT MEMBERS liessie Beals IClizabeth S. Colwell Sara K. Dobson iMrs. L. A. McIntyre Henrietta S. Kackhain Edna i I. WT ' athersjHion Elizabeth C. W hite Amy G. Witter Jennie Archibald Helen Badgeley Josephine Crichton Margaret h ' nlton Mr. Sheldon .Miss Stoop CRADUATE MEMBERS Eva Griffith Clara Haynes Alice Mitchell Trna Sheldon Mr. Sinnot Helen Tait HONORARY members Mrs. Eben Charlton Black, Mrs. Harry Seymour Ross Honorary President PHI MU GAMMA SORORITY THE EMERSONIAN 121 PHI MU GAMMA Founded at Hollis Institute, Va., 1898. chapter roll Hollis Institute, Virginia Brenan College, Georgia Judson College, Alabama Miss Graham ' s School, New York Veltin School, New York X. B. Conservatory, Massachusetts Emerson College, Massachusetts Miss Ely’s School, Connecticut Potter Coliege, Kentucky. Iota Chapter, Established 1908, Emerson College. Color — Turquoise Blue and Black. Flower — Forget-me-not. Jewel — I’earl. OFFICERS President ’ice-President Secretary Corresponding Secretary Treasurer Editor Marguerite Virginia Weaver IMay Ross ...Minnie Reese Richardson [Marguerite Chaffee Bernice Loveland Janet Chesney In Facultate Mrs. E. C. Black Miss H. C. Sleight iMr. C. Gilbert Mr. W. Tripp President Southwick Sorores ’08 May Ross, Xew Mexico. Marguerite Chaffee, Tenn. ’09 Luella Cook, Xew York Ellene Corbin, Mass. Allie Hayes, Ga. Ruth Blodgett, Ga. .Minnie R. Richardson, Ala. Lillian Righter, Ind. ’10 .Janet Chesney, Conn. Alleine Geiple, Pa. Ina Wright. X. J. Bernice Loveland, Conn. Marguerite Weaver, Ala. Hazel Shine, Fla. ’ll Meda Bushnell, Mich. .Josephine Lyon, X. J. Evelyn Cash, Mich. Chapter house, 177 Botolph St., Bos- ton, Mass. CAST OF CHARACTERS IN PHI MU GAMMA PLAY “SWEET NELL OF OLD DRURY.’ THE EMERSONIAN 123 ? " lurrt Nrll nf ©lit Srnru” A Comedy in Four Acts by PAUL KESTER Presented by 3lnta (Clmptrr iBu (Sanmia umritu Ilf tEiuprsnu (fnllryr for POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP Under the personal direction of MRS. MAUD GATCHELL HICKS liUniiimj thruiun, ittarrh tUirutii-uintI| NINETEEN HUNDRED AND NINE At Eight o’clock “isvveet Nell of Old Drury” (iTiareirtrrs Charles II,, Kiug of Knglaml Lord Jeffreys, Chief Justice Sir Roger Fairfax Lord Lovelace Lord Rochester Percival, a provincial actor Rollins, a friend of Percival Lacy, an agent of Jeffreys Captain Graham Clavering Lord in Waiting ist Alderman 2nd Alderman Lord in Waiting Mercer, servant of Nell Gwynne W illiam Dutchess of Portsmouth Lady Castlemaine Lady Olivia Vernon Tiffin, a bar maid Nell Gwynne Guards, Lords and Ladies of the Court Make-up, Edward P. Hicks Assistant Manager, Evelyn Cash. Marguerite Chaffee Ina Wright Ellene Corbin Ruth Blodgett Allie Hays Marguerite Weaver Allene Geiple Bernice Loveland Josephine Lyon Evelyn Cash Meda Bushnell Josephine Lyon Evelyn Cash Evelyn Cash Meda Bushnell Minnie-Reese Richardson Lillian Righter May Rose Jannette Chesney Luella Cook Coach, Mrs. Hicks Manager, Minnie-Reese Richardson. THE EMERSONIAN 1 27 KAPPA GAMMA CHI Ohio W esleyan I ' niversity, 1890, ic)02. Colors — Creen and W hite. Mower — Lily-of-the- ' alley. officers President ' ice-President Secretary Corresponding- Secretary Treasurer Ser»-eant-at-arms Mai azine Rei)resentative Alumni ' I ' reasurer . . . Pernice E. W’ri”;ht, ' 09 . . . .Alice J. Dax’idson, ' 10 Helen I. Curtis, ' 09 Christine I ' , llodp-don, ' 10 ■ Rhea Xell Kiiuherlv, ’09 . . . . .Vettie ' . llowlus, ' 09 ... .Nellie F. Munro. ' 10 ...Alma P ru” ' geman, ' 10 MEIVIBERS ’08 Lillian E. Waggener ( hristine F. llrdgdcn ■ e.lie F. .Munro Focohciitas Stanfft ’09 ’ll Blanche E. Boyden Nettie V. Bowlu-s Helen 1. Curtis Rhea Xell Kiinherly Myrtie .M. .Maguire Bernice E. Wright ■10 Ruth V. Adams Dealsy 1. Breoks Alma M. Bruggeman Alice .1. Davidson Flcience .1. Deisher .Marie C. Fosse Kd th S. X’ewtcn Honorary Members. .Mrs. Wm. 11. Kenney .Miss Lilia B. Smith .Mrs. Edwin .M . Whitney ■Mrs. Harry S. Ross ZETA PHI ETA SORORITY THE EMERSONIAN 1 29 ZETA PHI ETA, Founded at Cumnock Scliool of Oratory, 1892. Colors — Rose and White. Flower — La France Rose. OFFICERS President Amy A. Fisher ’ice-President Maude M. Ilensch Secretary Lena M. Smith Corresponding Secretary Alildred L. Clarke Treasurer Ida Faye Smith President Standing Committee Ruth M. Whistler Magazine Re])resentative Minahel (larrett MEMBERS Honorary Members. Henry Lawrence Southwick Edith Coburn Noyes Bertel Glidclen Willard M. Eden Tatein Edward Phillips Hicks i lary Elizabeth Gatchell Archibald Fergusen Reddie Active Members. IMaude Gat chell Hicks Gertrude t. McQuesten Elvie Burnett Willard ’08 Hazel Forsythe Jennings ’()!) .Mildred L. Clark .Minnie A. P arron Amy A. Fisher .Maude M. Heusch ■Marcella Martin Winifred Sinclair Lena M. Smith Ruth .M. Whistler ’10 Vashti C. Bitler Ruby P. Ferguson Agnes McNally .Minahel Garrett Ida Faye Smith ’ll Ruth C. Barnum Sheila B. McLane IMarie E. Neahr rN( ALrMA TUV rKA ' i THE EMERSONIAN 131 PHI ALPHA TAU ALPHA CHAPTER Founded at Fmerson College of ( Iratory, i()02. ROLL OF CHAPTER Alpha — Emerson College of ( Iratory, I’.oston, Mass. Beta — University of W isconsin, Aladison. W’is. (lamma — University of X ' ebraska, Lincoln, . ei). Helta — Leland Stanford Universitv, l’ erkde ' , Uak OFFICERS President Vice-President . . Secretary Treasurer .Scr“eant-at-. rni [ ' rank U. MacKenna . ..(leor e ]■ ' . Kelley lohn , . Tavlor . .V K. Rieed R. II. Bnndiani MEMBERS Fratres. Warren Ballou Brigham George Francis Kelley Frank Gamble IMacKenna William Roy Mcllrath Irwin Lewis Potter Nathan Edward Rieed .lohn Adams Taylor Fratres in Urbe. Robert Howies Burnhan William G. Harrington Cliaiies Bishop .Johnson .James Oliver Lawson William Alcnzo Sparks Gecrge Rlstes Whittier Fratres in Facultate, Henry J.awrence Sonthwick .A.ller Arthur Stockdale Walter Bradley Tripp William G. Ward Honorary. Dr. Jtichard P. Burton Charles T. Giilley Edwin Whitney 1 32 THE EMERSONIAN EMERSON COLLEGE CLUB OF BOSTON officers President I ' irst ' ice-Presi(lent Ellen Atwater Gondy. Salem. ] Iass. nna Engleton Marniein Sec( md ’ice-President Jamaica I’lain. Mass. nnie Carj)enter Bnrdctt .Secretary Edith Jj Treasurer Magazine Gi rres])( )iident Xo. Reading ' . IMass. Edith Jackson W’aite. Jamaica Plain, Mass. [. Rnth Goons, P oston, Mass. . ( lertrnde M cO nesten Poston. Mass. Meetings held on the first d ' nesday of each month from Xovemher to M.ay, inclusive. . x Poston is the home of the Golleye, an Emerson Club was organ- ized in Itecemher, U)0J. whose memherslhi) consists ot lormcr students residing in and anmnd the citw d he object of the clnb is three-fold: social, literarv. and to ])reser e the tie that hinds ns to onr helo ed . hna M:iter. GRINDS 1 34 THE EMERSONIAN PARODY ON “ COSPOR BECERRD” r y her study l. ' Jiii]), the Junior I’ondered o ' er lier Ixhetoric theme; eai ' y, worn and discouraged, Still she mused, toiled and schemed. Hut a lesson in .Macbeth Soon would task her utmost skill; And. alas 1 tor l•hlc;■hsh papers iler tired hniiu worked not at will. l’ y her skill iii aualw.iny The yreat llamlet had been wrouyht : i )a s and weeks this tireless Junior ( ) er him had lavished thought. . ow discotiniyed and desjiondiup-. She siid S down, too tired to weep. . nd the da ' s louy round of duties h ' iuds refreshment in her sleep. riieu a dream came, " Rise, ) Junior! W ith th - slee]) sh.ake oft the sloth .Mould h - art the snul within thee! " . nd the weary Junior woke- Mke. and from her table starting Se-i .ed and burned her aimless tlu-me: I hen sat down and wrote another, . nd the subje ' Ct was, lu r elream. ( )h thou, .Se-uior. Junior, h ' reshmau ! Take this h-ssou to thy heart: . e- e-r shoulel dU be discouraged, |• ' oltowiu ■ in the path ol , rt. X’eroepia S. Petty, ' lo. THE EMERSONIAN 1 35 “A JUNIOR’S SOLILOQUY” ]s tliis a Senior whicli 1 see l ef( )re me, J ler eyes protruding- from their orI)its? Come, let me talk to thee. 1 speak to thee, but thou see’st me not. . rt thou not, sweet vision, sensible ' ] ' () hearing as to sight? or art thine eyes Upon a vaeant room, wherein to practice Scenes or plays or rej)ertoire? 1 see thee again in form as desperate . s that Avhich I at first Icefield, IMadly rushing through the halls In search of men and their attire. While they, poor creatures, seek the catacombs. I see thee later, and on thy brow Deep frowns and furrows Which were not there before. Thou show ' .st me the ])ath that I must tread Ere yet another year rolls round. And such an ajiparition 1 ma} ' become. Xow o’er my senses comes the thought To be a Senior, or not, that is the (piestion : dlethcr ' tis better to become a nervous wreck, ilarass my dearest friends, .And seek relief in tears in some secluded spot. Or by remaining at home esca])e these trials and j)er|)le. ities. lint who would bear the thought of opportunities lost, . chievenients unattained — jiowers and faculties im])aired. The slurs and scofifs of friends and college-mates ; -And worst of all, one’s conscience saying, " beaten " ? So I will bear the ills I have. . nd tly to others that are more than these. When the Class of 1910 embark L ' pon this labyrinth of trouble. Alinabel Garrett, ’10. 1 36 THE EMERSONIAN HER FETTER By Fiske Harte. (W’itli all clue respect to Bret Harte.) I ' m sitting ' alone l)v the tire, Dressed just as 1 came iu from class, . ml plunged hopelessly iu a deep mire ( )1 " erits " that will u ' c ' er let me pass. I ' m heuigiited out of all reason, My airs now, I think, will he few. In short, sir, the “tluuk” of the season Has just learned a lesson or two- ( )h, dozens of classes I ' ve cut for The joys of a good matinee. Likewise exercises in chapel, — I thought that they never would pay. ' fhey say I ' d he smart — if I ' d study, But anyone then can do that. — W Idle all cannot have sjiecial courses I ' rom Harvard, and Tech and His " frat.” . nd how do 1 like mv position? . nd what do I think of this town? . nd now, in my higher amlntion lias , rt cai)tnred me. toe to crown? . nd isn ' t it nice to have teachers d ' hat see you ' ll he great and all that. (Jnite dift ' erent from those who once told me, " Yon don ' t know what yon are at.” W ell. no, if aou saw me digging Lach day, hard at work, for an hour. If von saw me |)lotting and scheming S’on ' d agree 1 was fast growing power. If -on saw how I slaved, worked and suffered Bortraying the feelings of man, " S ' on ' d agree that those teachers are jealous ho say, " von haven ' t him and never can.” . nd so, at a moment when sitting In a class of inter])retation, ' .Mid giggles and whispers helitting An attentive recitation In the midst of the shade of Bard Shakes])care . nd the hum of snhdned merriment. Somehow, joe, 1 thot of " The Or])han” When I starred and discovered my bent. THE EMERSONIAN 137 Of Podunk and all the home talent, The A. O. U. F. and their hall, The home village orchestra playing, ' I ' he applause echoing back from each wall. Of the way that 1 looked when 1 shivered. And left in the cold, driving snow. And littered in tremnlous accents, “Til go — for-r-r I love him-m so!” Of the way that onr paper extolled me. Of the llowers and bouquets that 1 had. Of the way Emma Green got jealous And said things that made me so mad. Of my fame — that to me is the sweetest d ' he compliments that yon said at the gate; — Of course, Joe, yon couldn’t then realize I w as destined by fate to be great. W ell, ivell it’s all past, but it’s pleasure. To think as 1 sat in my class. That then I was once a treasure. If now I ' m Init one of the mass. And that I’d been thinking right there Of some one who had loved me truly I ' ho’ his vibrations did not time with mine; And who tried to the best of his knowledge. Just to give me a real, old good time. Put goodness! what nonsense I’m writing — Macbeth on my table awaits — Instead of my scene work committing, I’m S])Ooning with Joseph, so late! And I shall be “finished” by tea cher If my lines the next time I don’t know: Oh, why in being artistic Must one work on stuff that’s so slow! Good-night, here’s the end of my paper. Good-night, if the longitude please, For maybe while wasting my taper Your sun’s climbing over the trees. But, know, that not being an artist That your heart, dearest Joe, will not rent, W hen I say we’re not made for each other For I’ve got the Art Temperament. B. WG F., ’lo. 1 38 THE EMERSONIAN GRINDS Extract From Emerson Primer. ( )li, SCO the stu-dent. Is he a hap-py slu-dent? Xo. he is ir-ri-ta-ted. W hy. what ir-ri-ta-tes him? 1 le has just dis-cov-er-cd that he lias over-cut. lie did not know tliat rad-i-eal chan-yes had been made. Xow he can-not grad-n-ate this year. d ' he attention of students wishing to economize is called to a new lunch counter at which a full meal ( ?) may be had for the modest sum of ten cents. Those desiring further information please apply to M. 1 Ifehoes from the Shakespeare C lasses (fhost — " I could a tale unfold that would make thy knotted and nncond: ed locks to part. " C)rlando : " Run, run, ( )rlando : carve on every tree ' J ' he fair, the chaste and nnex])ected she. " I’hebe — “And 1 for (landymede. " Mrs. Hicks — “W here did we lea e oft reading class.- ' " Senior — “W’e left off at Jake ' s speech. " ? lr. Tri])[) (Mhth a crushing glance at i)U])il who has just read a speech from " Hamlet " ) — " Amazement on thy mother sits " (Jneen must ha -e felt hurt when she got sat on like that. d ' o the students of If. C. ( ). : .All clnl) or class meetings should be held in . ' - ' hooshan’s between and 9:. o in the morning! " When they are wanted d ' hey seldom can be found, lint when they are not ' I ' hey always are around. " (Iness who! " A hel])less infant here I roam, far from my maternal home. " Chamberlin, ’ll. " Ifvery day is Ladies’ Day with me. " Hugh Townc. “We come to bury the Honor .System, not to ] raise it. " Students of E. C. O. THE EMERSONIAN 1 39 Will some one please tell us; If Mrs. W’illard ever gets cross? If MacKenna is really in love? When Mr. Kenney will cease to use slang in the Class Room? Mow many rehearsals can be carried on simultaneously in the cata- combs ? If the captains of the divisions ever attend chapel? Why the Y. W. C ' . .-V. girls all voted against the honor system? .A. way to star in Hamlet scenes without rehearsing? A new excuse for cutting chapel ? ' I ' he number of times per day the word " artistic” is used? Who said Literary .Analysis was a " cinch” ? If " crushes” are necessary tcnvard the develojjment of the " artistic temperament” ? Why " Alac " was seen trying to put two gloves on one hand the morn- ing after the Prom? .A Senior reading the lines from “Hamlet” — “and wager on yours heads” — gave us the unique interpretation “and wagger on your heads.” It has actually come to pass that a man of the college has had to don feminine attire while .some lassie made use of his suit for Dramatic .Art. Freshman (Interested in Anatomy) — Aliss Slei gliL what are the muscles, those little blue things? Miss S. — Xo, my dear, those are veins. Miss Cook (In Normal Class) — “Now for instance, take the picture of a horse. First you look at it as a whole, you notice the head, the leg.s — ” Miss Smith — “A " es, class, don’t forget de-tail.” Freshman (Pointing to schedule) — “Is this class in the library?” Junior — " Xo, that’s in the Hall. " Freshman — “Put it says here ad. lib.” Dr. Ward — “X’ow under this classification where do birds come in?” Student (W’ho eats at 27 , to fellow student j — “1 wish a part of one would come in my digestive apparatus. " A GROWING IMPRESSION. I ' Yeshman — “I don’t like that dragon on the ’I ' ech’ poster. " Junior — " A ' ou may not like it now but it will grow on you. " I’reshman — “Fd like to have a thing like that grow on me.” “Technique.” 140 THE EMERSONIAN LOVE LETTERS OF ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. Dear Mark: Can ' t you come up to Rome for Junior Week? I ' liere will be something ' doint; ' all the time, so lu ' iu ' all your i lad tunics. (Ins. t ' aesar is going to give a ball in the Coliseum and 1 am having a new toga made for it. The Senators’ Lute Club gives a concert at the I’ompeii Kitchen with a feed afterwards. Do hope yon are not in training and can come. I am enclosing a copy t)f the latest college song by llorace. " Rome Must Win ' I ' o-day. " It sounds swell on the lyre. . nxionsly, Yours, Cleo. Airs. R . — " W ' hat have we had this morning most uplifting to the soul? " I’npil — (I ' hinking of accident on the way to school) — banana peel.” IN CHAPEL. Air. Taylor gets wonderful results from the physical culture exercises and these same results move the persons near him almost to tears, for the sight of John trying to follow I )r. .Alden ' s heli)fnl little pamphlet while keep- ing " one eye on Aliss Smith and in the meantime waving his free arm wildly about, is enough to make anyone wee]). Prof. A hilter P. Rostock (.Speaking to his trained animals who arc get- ting nervous) — ■C )w don ' t ])aw the furniture! " MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS AT E. C. O. 1 . Prove by the theory of Limits and A’ariables that a mince pie at the Dormitory Dining Room can be cut indelinitely into any number of ])ieces, anv one of which will alwavs be greater than zero. H. I ' here are nine recitation rooms at the college. If one afternoon be- tween the hours of two and four o’clock there are scheduled twelve private lessons, three " Ilamlet, " two " .As Yon Like It " scenes, three ])antomime, and two Dratnatic .Art rehearsals, a Junior class meeting, I ' reshman " .Stunt " re- hearsal, and a .Student’s Council meeting, make ;i fair a])portionment of rooms, so that each ])artv shall occuj)y one for fortv-h e consecutive minutes. HI. Derive a formula for drawing high marks in Airs. Dick ' s courses with- ottt working hard. TV. ' I ' hc inter-sorority dance was held on the e ening of l ' ' ebruary 13 th. ' I ' hc day ])reviotts AlacKenna ap])eared with hair formally trimmed, a ne v ])air of ])atent leather shoes, and was seen reading a book entitled, “AA’itty Stiyings.” Calculate the ])robability that he attended the dance. .A Setiior annotmees she can rehearse any day but .Monday, Tuesday, I ' riday or .Satitrday. h ' our rehearsals are re(|tiired; the scene is due iti one week. State the grade of the scene- THE EMERSONIAN 141 The time was October. A band of merry Freshmen were enronte for Cambridge. They waited fifteen minutes, twenty, an hour, but all the cars whizzed by, and not even their most frantic “Emerson Exercises " or their wildest shouts a la " Expressive ’oice " could attract the eye of a conductor. At last a " Junior Special, " who was acting as chaperone, decided to interview a policeman. That gentleman crustily advised them to search for a white JiOSt. Hut this was only a beginning. They believe thoroughly in the doc- trine that it is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing. So they have been wildly " plunging " about in the Sea of Ine.x])erience, ever since their arrival in " The Hub.” Hut sweet ho])e whispers that ere they are Seniors they w ' ill find “more royal margin” and that with “weight on the balls of the feet,” “good support of the waist muscles, " “aspiration upward, " and “a good smart ])oise of the head,” they will sail into the harbor f)f safety. . Freshman. W ' e study Evolution, We grind on English Lit., WT’ve discarded “Ycllocution, " So we always make a " hit. " Oh, it’s slide and glide. And learning to rela.x. It’s on one line to stride. It’s Rhetoric and Syntax. But we forget all these troubles when Dame Humor api ears with her smiling countenance. A jolly little “Div. E.,” W ' ho is far away from home. Was known to try to lightly tread, “On the pride and greece of Rome.” While one among the brethren. In words well framed and neat. Was known to call attention To “their broad and shaggy feet” He may have been the one who flunked, " In Eng. Lit. “exam”; ’as he “cramming” for acoustic’s test? We trust he meant no “slam. " Dr. H. — “I do not wish you to think of Sir as a good man. Fie was according to modern phraseology, a sort of ‘cuss.’ ” Miss S. — “Dr., how do you spell that name?” A prominent Freshman lass was known to have addressed Miss Sleight as “Miss Bones.” Miss S. forgave her, for she knew she was worrying about that Anatomy “quiz.” 1 42 THE EMERSONIAN Ir. (k (In Platform ] )ei)ortmcnt ) — " W hy, students, some of these ])eople were almost as awkward as you are. " Senior — " W’hat are you here for, J’ ' reshie?’’ I ' reshie : — " d ' winkle, twiukle, little star, 1 must view you from afar. You stand there so proud and free, 1 sit in the balcony. ’S ou read l’ rownin»-, Shakespeare, Keats, I ' ve ne ' er tasted of their sweets, 1 can only “rind on ‘voice,’ I must ])ine and you rejoice. P ut light of day casts out the stars, 1 see Sol ' s light extinguish Mars, I ' ll grind away, a SPX Pll be, d ' hen sit in the balcony. Stranger — " What is the matter wdth that girl, she seems to be gazing into vacanev and humming such wierd airs.” Senior — " Oh, that ' s nothing. She is to be " Ophelia” in the ‘mad scene.’ ” Dr. b — ‘‘.Ml women are angels. John is not a woman, therefore, he is not an angel.” Miss W. — " Will you please state that over. Dr. W ' .” In noticing two of our estimable P. (I.’s eating chocolates one morning during I’mf. (irigg’s lecture, our eyes were suddeuly opened to the fact that refreshments should l)e served, llitherto we had deemed the lecture sufficient “food” but now we shall feel it our duty to call the attention of the manage- ment to the sad defieiency which we are sure they were not aware of. Thank you, for the hint. d ' he Seuiors have been loatli to di udgc any secrets of late. ' I ' he reason? d ' hc same for all- d ' hey have to take the Year Hook home! Mrs. losher startled us one morning by announcing she liad learned a new selection ! ' I ' he shock was slightly lessened, however, when she informed us it was very short. Prof. ' I ' ri])]) — “Class, I shall give you Polonius’ speech and I want you to res])ond with ()])helia’s words: “Do you believe his tenders, as you call them ?” Miss M. (Whose thoughts have been wandering) — ‘‘ ' e.s!” THE EMERSONIAN 1 43 RULES FOR CONDUCT. E. C. O. Residences. ( )h stoj), oh listen, look and sec! Rules for conduct — there are hut three. XE ' ER tell where you may i o. XE ’ER talk in tones quite low. lint take all things you find about — You ' ll be a perfect lady without doubt. THREE JUNIORS. I Parody on Kingsley’s “Three Eishers.”] Three Juniors went walking out into the Ecus, Out into the fens as the chapel bell rang: Of course it was strange for the Class Xineteen Ten Who were always in chajjel to help when they sang; P)Ut Juniors must rest, if Juniors must work, . .nd every one knows how little they shirk — If in Emerson College. Three Juniors went in at the “Prose Eorms " hour, . nd studied their lines as the roll was put down ; • d ' hey looked at the teacher, they thot of her power, . nd the knowledge of Clarity grew hazy and brown ; k ' or they must have Brilliancy, and they must be deej), ith Radiator pure and climax .steep — When in Emerson College. Three Juniors were thinking as the restless sands. Of the college year were sli])i)ing away. Soon there would be parting and clasping of hands. Some leave to return, while some never may. Still friends must meet and friends must part, Eor truth and love is the key to each heart — Of the students in Emerson College. ' . S. P.. ' lo. A DREAM OF E. C. O. 1 dreamed a dream as Mieza did .So many years ago ; ’Twas not the bridge of life I saw, But a vision of E. C. C). ’Twas not one well-known building here. But a path with four high gates, . nd o’er each one, in letters dim, I saw these words and dates : 1 44 THE EMERSONIAN “I ' l ' cshmcn,” in j rcen, on the first j atc 1 saw; Tlien " Junior, " in letters (|uite small ; " Senior, ' 09 , " on the third one so high ; " P. G.” on the last gate of all. I ' hrn the first there came ehihlren, some eager, some shy. Some faltered, turned haek, some (iniekly pushed by d ' o reach the next one with its wording of fate. Put a change would come o ' er them as they passed thru this gate. ' fheir laughter eontinned, hut somehow to me, A fine sort of dignit ■ now 1 could see: And they seemetl not content to stay in that place, lint still hurried onward with new added grace. d ' he third gate seemetl harder to ojicn hy far Than the others thev’d come thru ; hut still without jar. They managed to tlo it, and entered with noise, d ' hose numerous maidens, those three lonely boys. And now many of them soon faded from view. So the fourth gate was oiiened by only a few; ho, as they went thru it, looked backward and sighed: " ( )nr life here is over, " the} ' all sadly cried. " All over, " I murmured, as some ancient seer; ‘AT ' s. all o ' er,” 1 heard whisitered shar)) in my ear. " The lecture is over, " ' twas ' I ' hursday you know. . nd so ended mv dreaming of dear If. C. ( ). K. K. IP, ’it. “THE CLASS OF 1911.” | ith . ])ologies to Sir alter Scott. | )h. we are the class that ' s best, W’e came from Xorth, South and West; And to seek knowledge is onr aim, d ' o make onr mark, and win some lame- lint we are ver}- }-onng and shy. Though to " let go " so hard we try. T‘ staved not for distance, we sto])i)ed not for miles; W ' e started with tears, hut landed with smiles, lint when we did at first aiipear In ehajiel, it was with dreadful fear. Tor we did not understand Just how “to contract and cxiiand.” THE EMERSONIAN 145 Yet boldly we entered Cliickering Hall, y mong P. (l.’s, and Seniors, and Juniors, and all: Then sjiake onr j ood j)resident, words of cheer Which we have remembered throni h all the year. Soon we learned just what to do, (Jf Evolution a thing or two. W ' e long have ho] ed, and hard have tried. And for the artistic temj)erament sighed ; And now we come to accjiure Art, that all may see and admire, d liough there are things we like better by far, d ' han “Sheridan’s Ride” and “Lochinvar.” The Seniors entertained us and tlie Juniors, too; And we had festivities not a few ; W’e were treated so grand. That we could (juite understand. Why Emerson to all hearts is so dear; . nd hope to stay here more than a year. Of our class we are proud. And proclaim it aloud, d ' hat though Ereshies we are, ' e hope to outshine by far. All classes, both great and small ; And be the very best class of all. W’e practice to sit, to walk and to stand ; And vainly try Chaucer to understand. In Physical Culture we quite excell ; And think we do Y ' oice A ’ork really quite well. And Rhetoric, too, we study each day: X ' ow what more of a class than this, can yon say? Sheila Belle McLane, ’ii. THE EMERSONIAN 147 COMMENCEMENT PROGRAMME. Commencement Week. Baccalureate Sermon, Rev. .Mien 1 ' . .Stockdale, DEBATE. Miss Lease, -Miss Colwell, iss ( iriffin. Miss Bean. PHYSICAL CULTURE EXERCISES IN GREEK COSTUME. Mrs. Gondy, Miss Carpenter, Miss Cook, Mrs. Fisher, Miss ] lalony, .Miss Lane, ■Miss Rogers, Miss Maguire, Miss Fowler, .Miss Harter, Miss Heuscli, Miss Holland, .Miss Robinson, Aliss Sinclair, Miss Page. Miss Whistler, Miss W ' elborn, Miss Dondero, Miss Bovden, -Miss Martin, .Miss Florence Cnrtis, .Miss Blodgett, Miss Bitler, PANTOMIME. Miss h ' orbes, Airs, h ' isher. Miss Witter, Miss Richardson. Miss Heusch, Major Fairfax Captain Fairfa.x Laura Fenwick Prudence SENIOR PLAY. “A Virginia Courtship.” Madam Constance Rol)ert Miss Allie llaycs Jack Neville Miss Bowlus, Berkeley IMiss Helen Curtis. 1 48 THE EMERSONIAN Squire Fenwick Kendall ] Iarie Maid Betty I ' airfax. . Sam, juniper Xeal, IMiss Swartwood. Miss Mann- .... iMiss iMuzzy. Miss Hall. .Miss Kimberley. .... Aliss Austin. . . . Miss Webster. ...Miss Warner. Peggoty David 1 lamm Mrs. ( ' jummidqe SKETCHES. “The Flight of Little Emily.” iMiss Cook. Miss Clark. Miss Daisy Thomas. Miss Wakefield. Mrs. Xiekelby Kate, .Stranger Keeper Xicholas Smike NICHOLAS NICKELBY. “Mrs. Nickelby’s Suitor.” Mrs. MacIntyre. M iss Znra. Miss Foss. Miss Simpson. Aliss ' I ' lieresa llayes. iMiss Kievenaar. “THE FALCON” — Tennyson. I ' illipo Miss Kelley. Count Miss .Slifer. Countess Miss Ellis. Ivlizabetb, .Miss Williams. “THE ROMANCERS”— Rostand. 1 ’ercinet M iss Righter. Stratford Miss Dondcro. 1 lenjamin M iss Car])entcr. I ’ascpiinot M iss jenks. SyKette Miss Jaynes. Swinesmen and Mashers. .Miss i licks. Miss iTjgers, .Miss .Maxwell, Miss Wainwriglit. THE EMERSONIAN 149 Miss Page, ] liss Whistler, Mr. MacKenna, SENIOR RECITALS. Aliss Crogman, Aliss Stillman, Miss INIcDannel POST GRADUATE PLAY. “A Winter’s Tale. Leontes, Miss Chaffee. Mamillius, Miss Gill. Camillo, Miss Cattrel. ■Antigonus, Miss Lawson. Cleomenes and Shepherdess Miss Williams. Phocion, Miss Ellis. Polixenes, IMiss Waggoner. Florizel, Miss Reed. Archidamus and Messenger IMiss Beals. Old Shepherd (reputed father of Perdita ) Miss White. Clown and Lord IMiss Havener. Antolycus, Aliss Bradstreet. Gaoler and Mariner Mrs. Farrar. Hermione Miss IMyser. Perdita, Miss Ross. Panlina, iMiss Scott. Shepherdess Miss Rackham. Lauria, Miss Roe. CLASS DAY EXERCISES. .Salutatory — Miss Wright. Orator — Air. Taylor. Historian — Miss .Severy. Prophet — Miss Carl. Poet — Miss Corbin. ANNUAL ALUMNI MEETING AND BANQUET. Commencement Address, Dr. Black. Presentation of Diplomas, President South wick. Farewell Address, President Southwick. EPILOOUE We have written for you our book, We have kept no tale from you You ' ve read of each one, of our work and our fun. And you know what we can do. You have travelled along with us From the gorgeous dawn of our day. Through the noontide bright, to the western light. And we ' ve shown you all of the way. And now that the evening has come Before we take our rest. That tomorrow ' s dawn may see us go on. We ' ll tell you of all things the best. ' Tis the spirit of work and love Which has lighted us through this day. And we will hold that light, which dispelled our nighty And ' twill brighten our whole life ' s way. i- I ADVERTISKMKNTS I ' i oT ' remont t. boston WEAR KEITH’S P hotofiraphcr for Kmersoii College 1909 ' I’lIONK OXFORD ()77 ] Iarceau 160 TKKMONT ST., BOSTON New Vork Studio: Chestnut St. F ' iftli Ave. Philadelphia Stiiilio: lt OB Los Aiiceles Studio: So. Spriii: St. J Patronize our advertisers I THE EMERSONIAN Emerson College of Oratory W ILLIAM J. ROLFE. Lift.D., President Emeritus HENRY LAWRENCE SOUTHWICK, President LARGEST SCHOOL OF Oratory, Literature and Pedagogy IN AMERICA Four Hundred Students Enrolled Twenty-fiv e Regular Instructors Forty States Represented and Twelve Noted I ecturers SEVEN GROUPS OF STUDIES Including More tKan Fifty Courses ‘ 1. ORATORY II. VOICE TRAINING III. LITERARY INTERPRETATION IV. DRAMATIC AND PLATFORM ART V. PHYSICAL TRAINING VI. LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE VII. PEDAGOGY During the jiast year seventy positions in hifjh schools, academies, seminaries, normal schools and colleges have been filled by our graduates. In the season of 1P08-190I), twenty-five Alumni have been under contract with Boston Bureaus alone, in entertainment and platform work. College Residences which furnish students the protection and comforts of a school home. Address HARRY SEYMOUR ROSS, Dean CKickering Hall, Huntington Avc. BOSTON, M ASS. Patronize our advertisers ADVERTISEMENTS m Boston, Mass. Founded 1853 GEORGE W. CHADWICK, Director No school in this country can contribute as much toward a musical education as the New Enj land Conservatory of Music. A steady growth of over fifty years has made it rich in experience, and it is every- where reeognized as the largest and best equipped school in America. Its complete organization, its imposing Conservatory building and splendid etiuipment, and the new Residenee building offer exeeptional facilities for students. Situated in Boston, the acknowledged music centre of Ameriea, it affords pupils the environment and atmosphere so necessary to a musical education. Every de])artment under special masters. The student ' s eapaeity sets the only limitation to his progress. The reciprocal relations estab- lished with Harvard University afford pupils special advantages for literary stu dy. Owing to the practical training of students in our Normal De]xirt- ment, graduates are mueh in demand as teachers and musicians. Practical Pianoforte Tuning Course in one year. The privileges of leetures, concerts and recitals, the opportunities of ensemble praetice and appearing before audiences, and the daily assoeia- tions are invaluable advantages to the musie student. FALL TERM OPENS SEPT. 16, 1909 For particulars and year book, address RALPH L. 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