Emerson College - Emersonian Yearbook (Boston, MA)

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CmerSott College Htbrarp Founded by The Emerson Student Body of the Year 1892-93 no. i IS tS.3. j3.ll Gift of Dedication To you, dear friend, the class of 1928 dedicates its book, with a hope that it may serve to keep the memory of your first Junior Class at Emerson College in your heart through the years. JforfUiorti A book not for one year, but for many- — a pleasant reminder of all that college folk hold most dear. President Henry Lawrence Southwick Dean Harry Seymour Ross Jessie Eldridge Southwick Priscilla C. Puffer Charles Winslow Kidder Gertrude McQuesten 8 Agnes Knox Black Joseph E. Connor 9 Robert Howes Burnham Adele Neill Dowling Mary Sheppard Dowling 10 Joy Higgins Nettie M Hutchins 11 Elsie Riddell 12 Elvie Burnett Willard Adelaide Patterson “To hold as tivere the mirror up to nature.’ 13 Htfubent ©oUeinment Association OFFICERS Madeline A. Chaffee Martha Allen Dorothy Burke President ■ I ice-President Secretary and Treasurer " File Student Government Association comprises every student officially enrolled in the college. Because a large body is unwieldly and impractical as an acting organ- ization, there is of necessity a Student Senate — the working unit of the entire Student Government Association. Every member of the college has the right of appeal at any time to the Senate, which is the official channel between the student body and the college administration. The Senate is made up of the officers of the Student Government Association. — the four class presidents, two representatives from each class, and house presidents. 1 hus every phase of student activity is represented and student affairs are regulated through this body. In matters of house concern, there is a Dormitory Council, made up of the Senate plus the respective house matrons. 14 EVELYN A. McCLUNG Z I H Butler, Pennsylvania " Remember lliee? Yea, from the table of my memory I ' ll wipe away all trivial fond records And thy commandments all alone shall live Unmixed with baser matter.” Freshman Stunt; Sophomore Recitals; Vice-President Sophomore Class (Class 1925); Southern Club Stunt (1, 2, 3, 4); Student Government Council (1, 4); V. W. C. A. Cabinet; Zeta Toy Theatre; Junior Stunt; Junior Week Committee; Issiah Harper Eldridge Citation; Senior Recitals; Senior Revival Play; President Senior Class. 16 MARTHA ALLEN i m r M ansfield, Massachusetts “Haste thee , nymph , and bring with thee Jest and youthful ' jollity. Quips, and cranks, and wanton wiles, Nods and becks and wreathed smiles.’’ Freshman Stunt; French Play (1); Sophomore Minstrel Show; Junior Stunt; Prom Committee (3); Business Manager Year Book (3) ; Secretary Debate Council; Sen- ior Minstrel Show; Junior Week Debate (4) ; Senior Re- vival Play; Debate Council (4); Phi Mu Gamma Play (3, 4); Secretary Chapel Attendance; Vice President of Class (4) ; Vice President Student Government. MARY FRANCES BRADY K r X Uxbridge, Massachusetts “Grace was in her steps! Heaven in her eyes! In every gesture dignity and love.” Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Stunt; Minstrel Show; Newman Club Play; Junior, Senior Recitals; Chapel Song Leader; Secretary Senior Class. MYLDRED L. FOLEY Z-FH Toledo, Ohio “Ne’er saw , never felt a calm so deep.” Junior Recitals; Senior Recitals; Assistant Editor Year Book; Senior Revival Play; Senior Treasurer. 17 JOHNNIE AKIN Louisiana “Tomorrow fresh fields and pastures new. " Junior Recitals; Senior Recitals. MAUD I. BEAN Boston, Massachusetts “There ' s buxom health of rosy hue, Fired with invention ever new. " Sophomore Minstrel Show; Sophomore Pantomime; Stu- dent Government Representative (1, 2) Maqua Delegate (2); Junior Play; Junior Recital ; Senior Minstrel Show; K. C. O. Entertainment Bureau. VERONICA J. P. BOYLE Boston, Massachusetts “Here comes the lady; () so light a foot It ' ill ne ' er wear nut the everlasting flint.” Sophomore Minstrel; Senior Minstrel; Newman Club play; Emerson Entertainment Bureau. RUTH FRANCES BRANZ Lawrence, M assachusetts " Judge not the play before the day is done.” French Play (1); Sophomore Minstrel; Junior Recitals; Junior Song Day; Senior Minstrel Show; Menorah So- ciety. FRANCES E. HR INKER HOFF J H Portland, Maine “ ' Tis not m mortals to command success, But n ve’ll do more, Sempranius, we’ll deserve it.” Sophomore Recitals; Junior Recitals- President Z H (4). GEORGE BROOKS Boston, M assachusetts " U’hy then, the world’s mine oyster Which I with swords will open.” 19 DOROTHY V. BURKE Z l H Heightstown, New Jersey " What shall do to he forever known And make the age to come my own?” Sophomore Recitals; Junior Song Day; Junior Prom Com- mittee; Debating Team (3, 4); President Debate Coun- cil; Secretary and Treasurer of Student Government (4); Senior Rivival Play; Press Club; House President. E. RUTH CAMPBELL Waltham, Massachusetts " In sincerity — and godly simplicity. N ' ewman Club. BEATRICE CARRUTHERS k r x Toronto, Canada “Strength and honor are her clothing and she shall rejoice in time to come.” Senior Minstrel Show; Senior Rivival Plav. MRS. ESTHER CAULDERWOOD Cambridge, Massachusetts “My crown is in my heart, not on my head, Not decked with diamonds and Indian stones, Nor to he seen; my crown is called content, A crown it is that seldom kings enjoy.” MAD E L 1 N E A. CH A F F E E Lowell, Massachusetts “Free as the needle to the pole, Or as the dial to the sun.” House President (1); Sophomore Songs; Sophomore Minstrel Show; Sophomore Recitals; Chairman Junior Play Committee; Author of Junior Play; Literary Editor of Year Book; Debate Council (3, 4) ; Managing Editor Press Club; E. C. O. Entertainment Bureau; Senior Reci- tals; Senior Revival Play; President Student Govern- ment. DAISY A. DEVINE I M V Providence, Rhode Island “To me she never will grow old, but live forever young in my remembrance.” French Play; House President 3 years; Sophomore Min- strel Show; Senior Minstrel Show; Newman Club Play Junior Cheer Leader; Assistant Art Editor Year Book; Phi Mu Gamma Play; Revival Play; Committee Com- mencement Speaker. 21 CELIA I) LOTT Chelsea, Massachusetts “Let us do or die " CLAUDIA DuBOIS k r x Fall River, Massachusetts " Build me straight , 0 worthy Master Staunch and strong, a worthy vessel.” Student Senate Representative; Sophomore Minstrel Show; Sophomore Recitals; Sophomore Treasurer; House President (3); Junior Song Day; Junior Treasurer; Emerson Entertainment Bureau; Senior Minstrel Show; Senior Recitals. MYRNA AULEENE DUNHAM Farrell, Pennsylvania “Sincerity ! Thou first of virtues, let no mortal leave thy onward path. " Art Editor Year Book (3) ; Senior Revival Play; Scenery and Costumes “Everyman " ; Costumes — Holy Grail; Cos- tumes Pantomime. 22 LUCILE C. ELVIDGE i m r Fort Mj ' ers, Florida “Our deeds still travel with us from afar And what we have been makes us what we are. " Sophomore Stunt; Sophomore Minstrel; Junior Class Secretary; Junior Stunt Author; Senior Minstrel; Phi Mu Play (2, 4). MAY ERVING Massachusetts “We love for the e ood we do, Mot that which unto us is done. MARY ELLEN FIREOVED K r X Shelby, Ohio “Something attempted, something done Has earned a night’s repose. " House President; Senior Recitals; Senior Minstrel Show. 23 ESTH E R I) E N N I N FLAN AGA N K r x Madison, New Jersey “Who is she that lonketh forth at the momma, Fair as the moon, dear as the sun?” Sophomore Recitals; Sophomore Minstrel Show; Junior Recitals; Junior-Senior Debate (3, 4) Debate Council (3, 4). VIRGINIA WESLER FRANKLIN t m r Boston, Massachusetts “ Remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love.” Editor-in-Chief ' tear Book (3); Phi Mu Gamma Play (3, 4); Senior Revival Play; Costumes-Scenery “Every- ELLIE FREEMAN Savannah, Georgia " chatter, chatter as 1 tjo To join the brimming river. For men may come and men may go, But I go on forever.” Freshman Stunt; Sophomore Stunt. man " ; Costumes “Holy Grail.” 24 MARTHA GOLDBERG Worcester, Massachusetts " Her gestures, motion, and her smiles, Her wit, her voice my heart beguiles.” Freshman Stunt; Senior Recitals; Commuters Club Play; Sophomore Stunt; Menorah Society. MARY HEDW1G GONDEK Lowell, Massachusetts “Ah, make the most of what we yet may spend, Before we, too, into the Dust descend.” NORMA A. GOODEN Des M oines, Iowa “With them the seed of wisdom did I sow, And with my own hand labour’d it to grow.” Senior Recitals; B. U. Debate; Minstrel Show. 25 FLORENCE C. HIRSCH Bloomington, Indiana “Infinite riches in a little room.” EUNICE HOWARD K r X Centerville, Iowa " 1 boast of nothino, but when I’ve a mind think l can be even with mankind.” Junior Recitals; Senior Revival Play; Senior Recitals- Pixy Company Children’s Theatre. VIDA ISHERWOOD Rockford, Illinois “There is work to be done, a race to be run .1 crown to be won, and I will not let go.” ELIZABETH JOHNSON Milton, Pennsylvania " I go upon a common way And every night and every day Is full of common peace and pain And dew, and stars, and dust and rain.” Sophomore Recitals; Junior Stunt; Sophomore Minstrel. ADELINE P. KATZ Dorchester, Massachusetts “They might not need me — yet they might — I’ll let my heart he just in sight. A smite so small as mine might be Exactly their necessity.” EDITH KRAMER M assachusetts 27 DOROTHY LANGDON Z t H Plattsburg, New York " Those graceful acts, those thousand decencies That daily flow from all her deeds and activities.” House President; Senior Minstrel; Junior Song Day; Committee for Commencement; Prettiest Senior. HELEN R. LYNCH Uxbridge, Massachusetts " Be wise and teach but do not punish; for God’s in His Heaven and all’s right with the world.” Junior Recitals; Senior Recitals; Sophomore Minstrel; Junior Song Day; Senior Minstrel. JEAN MacFADZEAN k r x Del Morte, Colorado " .V pure ingenious elegance of soul, .1 delicate refinement known to few.” Senior Recital; Western Club (3, 4). 28 Carolyn McClellan i m r Newton ville, Massachusetts " Wisdom entereth into thine heart and Knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul ; discretion shall preserve thee; understanding shall keep thee.’’ Junior Week; Glee Club. HELEN MICHELSON Dorchester, Massachusetts “Dignity cannot he described.’’ Junior Recital-.; Junior Song Dav; V. P. Menorah Society. aree Ml-donald i m r Jefferson, Texas “Joy, from truth ' s purr and lambent fires, Smiles out upon the anient seeker. ' 29 DOROTHY MORRIS New Haven, Connecticut " In quest of that one l eauty God put me here to find.” Sophomore Minstrel Show; Junior Song Day; Senior Minstrel Show; Menorah Society Treasurer; Press Club; Ring Committee. ELEANOR LEE MULLIGAN Revere, Massachusetts “Ever charming , ever new.” Newman Club Play; Sophomore Minstrel; Senior Min- strel. HELEN PARROTT, A.B. Z h H Philadelphia, Pennsylvania " Never at rest, never content or tired; Insatiate wanderer , marvelously fired. Bright as the day, and as the morning fair.” Senior Revival Play; Debate Council. 30 ESTHER PETERSON Medfield, Massachusetts " Most roads lead men homeward, My road leads me forth.” Junior Recitals. MARGARET LOUISE PORTER K r X St. Joh nsburv, Vermont RUTH RANGER Providence, Rhode Island ‘On their merits modest men are dumb.” RUTH RICHARDSON Delmar, New York " Things can never go badly wrong If the heart be true and the love be strong. HELEN FAYE ROBINSON (f M F Enid, Oklahoma ' It’s the songs ye sing , and the smiles ye wear That’s a-makin’ the sun shine everywhere.” Junior Recitals; Senior Recitals. ELLA I. ROGERS New Brunswick, Canada " My business is not to remake myself But to make the absolute best of what God made.” JULIA A. RUSSELL Haddam, Connecticut " Our hearts, our hopes are all with thee.” LAURA DODGE SHEPARD I M r Oxford, New York “I would look up — and laugh — and love — and lift.” Freshman Stunt; Sophomore Minstrel Show; Vice Presi- dent (3); Prom Committee; Junior Stunt; Junior Reci- tals; Pan-Hellenic President; Senior Minstrel Show; Senior Recitals; Phi Mu Gamma Play (2, 3, 4). Marlboro, Massachusetts ‘‘Happy, thrice happy everyone IV ho sees his labor well begun.” EDNA SMITH 33 £ CAROLYN FOSTER STANDLEY Beverly Farms, Massachusetts " To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.” Freshman Stunt; Student Council (I, 2, 3); Sophomore President; Sophomore Minstrel; Sophomore Stunt; Y. W. C. A .Undergraduate Representative (2, 3) ; Y. W. C. A. Social Director; Debate Council (3. 4); Junior Presi- dent; Author for Junior Song Day; Junior Stunt; Senior Minstrel ; Senior Recitals. RUTH L. STRATTON Z 1 H Oxford, New York “ My deeds and speeches, sir, Are lines drawn from one center, what I promise To do I ' ll dr. Freshman Song Day; Srphomore Minstrel Show; Junior Sung Day; S:nior Minstrel; Senior Pageant; Chape! Pianist. LOUISE DECKER STEGNER Z J H Wyoming, Pennsylvania “ She sees there her own beauty, c leamme Thru shadow and ripple and spray.” 34 NATHALYN TRUSTMAN Brookline, Massachusetts " Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth !” French Play; Freshman Stunt; Senior Recitals; President Menorah Society; Commuters Club Stunt. CAROLINE E. WELLS Z J H Cato, New York Sophomore Stunt; Junior Stunt. MRS. AMY M. WESTMORELAND Prince Edward Island “Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise — and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.” HILDA H. WHITING Plainville, Massachusetts “Like unto ships far off at sea, Outward or homeward hound are we.” AILEEN M. WILLENNAR Auburn, Indiana “Satire’s my weapon, but I’m too discreet to run amuck, and tilt at all meet.” Sophomore Recitals; House President (3, 4); Junior- Senior Debate (3); Minstrel Show (4). HELEN RUTH ZEMAN Evans City, Pennsylvania “Give her of the fruits of her hands, and let her own works praise her at the gates.” Sophomore Minstrel, Junior Song Day; Senior Minstrel, “Everyman " ; Menorah Vice President 1926-1927. 36 RUTH C. HEALD Scarlborough, Maine “Her modest looks the cottage might adorn Sweet as the primrose peeps beneath the thorn.” ANNA MAY JORDAN Z $ H Granville, Ohio “Just take hold of the first thing that comes in your way. If the Lord’s got anything bigger to give you, He’ll see to it.” » 37 Mentone ibpll O NCE upon a time there were four boys who were called for the name of their father Peterson, Richardson, Johnson an d M ichelson. The four Sons owned two birds, one a baby Robin who, like themselves, they called Robin-son. The other bird was a Parrot who one day said to Robin-son, “Du Bois Chaf-ee?” Robin-son sighed and said, “You don’t know how I’m Akin! They feed me only Branz and one Bean a day.” So Parrot called his friend Shepard and said, “Mac, take Robin-son and give him a good coat of Whiting, so Du Bois won’t recognize him.” But the Shepard said, “What Fol-ev!!” And seeing his friend the Ranger they Strutton together. Along the Ald-ridge they walked till they came to the Brink-er- “Hoff,” as the local Brooks were called. Here Mac the Shepard saw his girl coming so made haste to Lynch the Ranger. Then Mac hurried after her calling. “Stand- Lee.” She called back coquettishly, “Trust man to say that,” but being a woman, she stopped. He sidled up to her and said, “I’m Willen ’• — ar you?” She looked away and sighed, “W-Ish-er-wood.” Mac rapturously cried, “No Morr-is needed.” Mac Clung. The course of true love never did run smooth for at this moment appeared Peter- son, Richardson, Johnson and Michelson, chasing three black Katz. Lee begged Mac to release her, as round and round them went the Sons and the Katz. Every other time Mac turned to kiss Lee back they came, till he cried in disgust, “What Carr-uthers? Off again, On again, Gone again, Flanagin.” Then cried Lee, “Me Brady my hair, which you, Mac Don-al’ pullie. " With which She-tuck up all her curls, which gave Mac the chance to put over this Frank- lin-e, “Why Lee, you most Devine of creatures!” E’er long he made a picnic fire for her. Then they had a feast of “Mulligan,” the stew which made Campbell famous. As they were eating, they saw’ approaching thru the Forest, the Porter, Young Edward Hirsch, who was Mac’s rival. Angerly Mac uprose and gave Lee a resounding smack. The infuriated Ed Hirsch rushed on Mac, crying ,“Of nerve, you have got vun D lott! Inow’ gif you some El-vidge you neffer vill forget.” “Zee-man,” cried Lee, “Bur-ke up, Mac. Me for you. ' ' With which encouragement Mac rushed at Ed. A terrible combat ensued in which Ed fell back into the midst of the blazing em- bers, and they had a hard time to get the Fire-off-Ed. The Sons, their Katz, and their Parrott came running at the sound of the great commotion. At once the Par- 38 rot got into the fight but almost immediately, Ed cried, “Vait! Dod-Gast it! She’s broken ‘Er-ving.” So he called for Jones, the Black-Smith, to come and repair it. This angered the four Sons, so Peterson, Richardson, Johnson and Michelson were All-in the fight before one could sneeze. Finally Mac remembered that Ed Hirsch had a Boyle on his neck from eating over-Dun-ham. He decided to see How-’ard he he could injure it. He knew that his two-bladed knife, “Calder” wood make a wound that couldn’t be Heald. So he thru it with all his might. Thus of Ed Hirsch it was said that he had Gon-dek-hand on a boat sailing over the river Jordan straight to the Styx. The fight ended, as Mac cried gladly, “Now, I’m a Fried-man.” Lee felt she must get for MacLull-an’ rest, so she told him, “In the West, more land, more free air is. I have Cousins there and also my friend Anne. Let’s go West.” Mac, how- ever, would not be persuaded. Thus ran the dialogue: Lee (pleadingly) Mac! Mac (disgustedly) Fad! Lee (determinedly) “See-An.” So Lee hastened to Kram-er possessions into their covered wagon, in which she placed Mac and the Parrot with the broken pinion, and tied her Gord-on behind. But when she tried to crank the covered wagon, she found car-Bon-hard caked on each spark plug. This she removed with Rogers Dutch Cleanser. Immediately the lizzie started, and Lee set off in the direction of Gold-Berg, while the Gas Flung High. Thus Lee became the Shepard’s Shepard. If you can write a bigger one than this, you are a Good-’en. 39 Ct)c Senior Lctutial -pap MESSENGER God Dethe Everyman F BLOWS HYP Cousin Kyndrede Goodes Good Dides Knowledge Confess yon Beaute Strength e Dyscrecyon Five Wyttes Aungell Aungells Doctor EVERYMAN Dramatis Personae MADELINE A. CHAFFEE Ralph L. Shattuck Anna May Jordan Martha Allen Eunice Howard Beatrice Carruthers Evelyn McClung Helen Ruth Zeman Frances E. Brinkerhoff Myldred L. Foley E. Ruth Campbell May E. Erving Vida Isherwood Helen Parrot Dorothy V. Bltrke Virginia Franklin Daisy Devine Mary F. Brady Myrna A. Dunham Produced under the direction of Belford Forrest 40 Virginia Frances Whitney Z i H T reasurer New Hampshire Thelma Ann Boltin F lorida Dorothy May Atwill K F X Connecticut Margaret Louise Andrews Z H Massachusetts 42 Irene Adelia New Hampshi DeMontigny re Millicent Discoi, Z t H Norwich, Connecticut Mabel L. Gillman Massachusetts Ruth Claire Green Massachusetts Russell White Harris Massachusetts Constance W. Hart k r x Connecticut 43 4 + Emily Goodrich Moulton New York Margaret Adams Plummer Z I IT Massachusetts Matilda Kitts Robertshaw i m r Rhode Island Minna Louise Ruegge Z I H New York Hilda Lonerna Russell Maine Amelia Dorcas Sanborn Maine 45 46 Dorothy Mitchell Gainesville, Georgia Herman College, B. O 47 Junior Class history ii RESHMEN we came, timid and tame.” But then, we must all be Freshmen, and since the timidity and tameness always seem to accompany ones premiere appearance at college, we’ll not profess to be any different from any one else. However, with the upper classes setting a high example for us to follow and attempt to rise over and above, we soon realized that we must put our noses to the grindstone, too, and show what we could do. Thus our class was organized, our committee for the stunt was chosen, and our stunt was put on for the approval of our superiors. It was a clever stunt (ask any member of any of the upper classes and they ' ll say so, too,) and our songs were everything that songs should be. Then came our Sophomore year, and again we were called upon to give proof of what we could do. According to an old Emerson custom we showed our skill in pantomime, three pantomimes, to be exact, original and entertaining. And our repu- tation was further established. Now we are Juniors and in a year which holds both joy and sorrow, joy be- cause of many joys of Junior week, sadness because our farewells are directed toward the Seniors, and next year we too must say farewell. Fhe Junior week of the class of 1928 started with a bang. We enjoyed our own song day and, conceitedly, think everyone else did, too, and we offer many a heartfelt cheer to Pinky and Juliet. Then came our stunt, a travesty on the faculty, arranged and compiled by Thelma Boltin and Esther Bookheim. On Thursday we listened breathles sly to the Junior-Senior debate, and a glorious debate it was, more glorious because the Juniors won, thus saving the Junior class a trip to the back alley with Mr. Co nnor. Friday night came our Prom, which needs no comment because of the memories it will bring to the hearts and minds of each and everyone of us. We closed our Junior week with a play written by one of our Junior playwrights, Mabel Gillman, and ably acted out by Dorothy Atwill, Mathilda Robertshaw and Gene Poole. The three years have been all too short, and we realize that our Senior year will seem shorter, but we are quite sure that it will hold just as much happiness for all of us, and will draw the ties of the friendships we have made even closer. Astrid Suxdelof 5DFHQMDRE5 President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Class (ZDfftctrs H. Marzette Gardner Madeline Miller Mae Brown Leo Carroll j% apf)omorcs onaUt E ARLY in the year the Sophomores showed that they were wide awake, and right away began “to go places, see people, and do things.” As would bespeak Sopho- more dignity and understanding, they gave a party for the “little tots” who had just made their appearance in Emerson. Because of their age, figuratively speaking, and their seeming inferiority, suitable refreshments consisting of animal crackers, lolly pops and ice cream cones were allowed them. They all wore extremely becoming hats of many shapes, sizes and colors. All this happened on October 23rd, 1926 and was successful both in getting the freshmen generally acquainted with the members of their own class and with their superiors, the Sophomores. This year the Sophomores took advantage of numerous requests made for Christ- mas cards bearing the Emerson College seal. The result was that a plain, orthodox card bearing the desired seal, went on sale the latter part of November. Everyone was generally pleased, and many have suggested that it become a permanent institution. But now comes what made the Sophomores famous: “The Sophomore Panto- mime!” Everyone has heard of it! (We hope no one will want to take that in more than one way.) Most assuredly it was a novel presentation for Emerson College; such a thing as a “Wedding Breakfast on the Eiffel Tower” seldom makes its ap- pearance here. Because of the super-abundance of talent in the class, there was neces- sarily a large cast, twenty-five in number, ranging in character from an ostrich to a baby, to say nothing of the startling apparition of the lion. The farce was successful in accomplishing what it set out to do, namely, to keep the house in an uproar. It hardly seems that the audience could have enjoyed it any more than the cast did in presenting it. Since the Sophomores were so prominent in the public eye in the early and middle part of the year, they are willing now to relinquish the limelight to the Juniors and Seniors, who show promising signs of a big season. H. M. G. 51 diougljt Have you ever seen the dawn come up Peeping o’er some tree filled hill side And thought of the mystery in it all That is covering this world wide? Have you tho’t of how the flowers bloom With their colors all in fine array And the blue tinted sky — and the moon — I’ve tho’t of them at night — and at day. There must be a God who guides our way Who gives us these beautiful charms, I know there is, for I saw today His greatest work, a wee babe in arms. The red of the Robin on his cheek And the blue of the sky in his eye, Yet that little body is oh so weak That the least little thing makes him cry. But I can see in that throbbing breast The glory of God’s work on high Why the trees forever bloom — and then rest Always changing — yet never die Ralph L. Shattuck. 52 RESInMEN ®fje history of ttje Class of 1930 I N the fall of the year 1926, Emerson College of Oratory in “Ye Dere Olde Bean- towne” became suddenly aware that something had landed in its midst, and that if it couldn’t gain recognition any other way, it could at least make a lot of noise. Can you guess? Right the first time. This “something” was the class of 1930. At our first chapel we listened meekly ( ?) while the upper-classmen sang “Fresh- men we came, timid and tame,” and wondered if they referred to us. If we were in that condition, we at least believed in the old adage, “Safety in numbers.” At least, we followed the traditions of the college by running around with a lost-dog expres- sion on our poor innocent young faces, blushing with embarrassment whenever an upper classman deigned to cast a scornful glance in our direction. There are Life-savers labeled wintergreen, peppermint, etc. We found a new brand and labelled it “Sophomores.” They surely did save our lives with a party down in the hall one afternoon. After that, we considered ourselves quite an im- portant part of the institution (I trust we weren’t alone in that happy thought.) The rest of the year passed quite uneventfully for us, and when we left in May, with all our acquired “poise” and knowledge, we fully realized how sincerely the upper- classmen had been when they sang that song in our first chapel — “learning to love and honor thy name.” Eleanor Harvey, ’30. 55 l£ ong of a bailor The wind is blowing free today, The ocean’s blue and wide ; For foreign ports we’re off today, At highest point o’ tide. The morning mists have fled away, There’s sunlight on the sand ; And now adown the bay we slip ; Again we’re free from land. The blue sea rolls beneath us now, A gull screams through the air; Last point of land fades fast away, Our voyage has started fair. We carry the life of a hungry world, Of a merry world as well, Of a world that cries and a world that laughs, That lives to buy and sell. Bright jewels we bring for men to buy, To place in women’s hair, At the cost of life and soul mayhap, That other men may stare. Rich silks are stored within the hold, For a princess’ wedding gown, That her state may smile though her heart be sad, For love without renown. Colors we find for the artist’s brush, That will catch the flush of dawn, Or the rippled silver of a lake, And the peace of a country lawn. We sail ‘neath the stars on a southern sea, Where the water’s smooth and black ; And the breeze is like a woman’s kiss, And there’s moonlight in our track. The days are like soft golden notes, With flowers bright and rare, And swaying trees like dancing girls, And spices in the air. But soon we sail for other lands, Where life is at its height, Where cities work throughout the day And play throughout the night. The glitter of ten million lights Youth’s careless laugh and gay; These make bright through all the night The city’s shining way. And now for the north we set our sail. For the land of the midnight sun, Where the world is blue and white and gray, And the work of men is done. We’ve run the world, we’re laden now, From ports both far and near; And homeward now we turn the bow, For we’ve been gone a year. We long to be on land again, From duty to be free; But soon our hearts will sing again The song of the rolling sea. God make me what I think I am Save me from that sin called sham — Help me to walk along Thy way Flinging Thy banner high each day, — And at night may I be content For having consolation lent To some poor soul who spurns the light, Whom with my aid is led aright. Keep me from shirking any task That any child of Yours may ask, — Make me love creation, and then — Just one of this world’s striving men. M. G Ralph L. Shattuck 59 ®tmlicjl)t pnpljonp A LL day long he is a man, hut at twilight, when alone on his balcony overlooking the quiet lake blended in vivid sunset colors, — he is a spirit. Tall, slender, with hlack hair setting off a white, poet-like face, he gazes with soft eyes into the ever deep- ening dusk before him. With wine velvet hangings behind him and the balcony rail covered with sleepy, white roses before him, he seems a picture barred from the common world. He moves — slowly up and down, quietly pacing, as if trying to bring some hidden thought to surface, and suddenly, as though granted his wish, he pauses before the ever awaiting cello. Resting on the balcony rail he strums the strings as if coaxing them to awake, and tightens the bow. With head thrown back and eyes alight, he waits a moment, — and then with a full, resounding chord he puts into play the bow . If life could be like this — always! Quickly his thin fingers run up and down the strings — faster his bow 1 It seems each fern and flower dances to the bright and happy tune. But Life cannot be always a dance — he knows — and so with head lowered and eyes softer, he plays a melody of love, fairly enhanced with exquisite beauty, — while the sun sinks ever lower. With head resting on that of the instrument, eyes closed and lips formed into a half-wistful smile, he makes a lullaby, sweet, soft, tender, and as the last ray of sun dies away, he awakens the night-lamps, the stars, and softly croons the last rose and bird to sleep . M ae E. Brown E. C. O., Soph., ’29. 60 |9ou anti 3 I think perhaps we’d like the same things, you and I, Respond to like emotions, feel the thrill And pulse of this world’s living in ourselves — I think perhaps we’d like the same things, you and I. If I might look into your eyes — deep, with no thought of masking, Straight to the dear, true heart of you, Knowing the joy of you, and the hurt, If I might look into your eyes — deep, with no thought of masking — I would feel the grey surge of the ocean, leaping with foam and with spray I would feel the still peace of the ocean, vibrant, at end of day, I would feel the wind in our faces, the steady pull at the sheet, I would see a dim sail in the sunset — know the glow of your soul, complete. 1 think perhaps we’d like the same things, you and I, If you might look at me without my masking; The pull of my heart, dear — someday will it open ? I think perhaps we’d like the same things, you and I. Madeline A. Chaffee. ©it jioatiS I like a boat. Do you? A boat of sturdy timbers A weather-beaten boat Bearing the marks of tempests Swept clean with wind and sea. I like a boat — A boat tied to a landing With sail neatly furled With rudder a-wash A boat settled down to her mooring. I like a mooring A white bob on the face of the harbor A harbor dotted with white bobs A bow will nose in closely A boat will settle for sleep. I like a boat Wi th sails full Rushing the seas and the sky Flaunting the flag of the vagabond — I like a boat. Do you ? Madeline A. Chaffee. 61 Jtly IDisI) Dainty, fragrant, purple drops; Fragile, modest, golden-eyed; Staring like a wee cyclops From your shadows where you hide; Bedded down in sweet, green grass; Hid from careless people, free, Who merely scan you as they pass, You wait tour lover on the lea. A lover, I, aye humble too; For you are beauty, wondrous rare, And I, a humble being, who Can only give you mortal ' s care. Oh, sweet, sweet, violet, blue, Would I were a violet too, And grew beside you in your hue, And bloomed your lover; ever true! 1 bought an apple tree beside a brook. Three stones were there that made a cooling nook; And there I sat in peace with full content, With millions gained, a paltry hundred spent. I smiled to think how far 1 was from heat, How happy there on my three cornered seat, And laughed, because I’d always thought That happiness could not be bought. Starr Allyn 62 introspection Perhaps in deep disguise He’ll come ; Down the broad highway, Down a blatant city street, Or a dusty village path, If he comes. With a breezy, lilting swing, An arrogant, fearless stare, Or a quiet salutation, And a shy, friendly smile, When he comes. At dawn, noon, or evening, In mist, rain or sun, He’ll come. He’ll laugh, he’ll tease, he’ll banter So inimitably, When he comes. With mockery, he will question, He’ll ask, he’ll plead, implore; Then he’ll swear In deep despair, When he comes. He’ll love, loving love, Paying court with warm, wild fervor. When he comes. Down the broad highway, Down a blatant city street Or a dusty village path (If he comes.) With a breezy, lilting song, That I’ve wanted, oh, so long! He will sing it, My love song, When he comes. Thelma Ann Boltin. paradox The wailing cry of a violin seems to tear my heart in two And yet I needs must listen till the last sad note is thru; The deep full notes of an organ throb in my swimming head, But I must listen and hearken till its faintest echo is dead ; The thunder of surf on a rocky shore has a weird spell all its own, I try to escape, but it draws me down close to the sea and its moan ; I’ve even felt a throb of pain at a waxen lily afloat, And the rarest sunset that paints the sky brings a smothered sob to my throat. I he richest gifts of God to man are those that give him pain, I he things he prizes highest their leavening touch retain. Do you think that you can hurt me? Heart o’ mine, you only prove I he richest gfit of God to man — tho’ it hurt him shall be love Martha Allen. 63 JfireSibe pictures Sept., 1937 As 1 sit and gaze in the open grate At the burning embers remaining, Slowly their flame seems to merge into ne Dull glow — and a pageant passes before me. First come young girls, light of heart, With a youth here and there among them Bearing a banner, green as the Spring, Symbol of Youth overflaming. Only once they stop on their way For a frolic, or stunt as they call it And are gone again, quickly forever. A second group now is before me Plunging steadily onward As if sure of the path they will follow — Jubilant thev, and they show it By a M instrel and Hodge-Podge of humor. And et they are serious, too, in their journey And turn to Expression in Pantomime. But see — the Pageant is moving And they too have vanished in darkness. And now there appear the Juniors, Hard working, careworn, and weary. No time have they for a frolic One week only for Playtime, And that as much work as frolic. Eagerly seek they the finish The “end of all their endeavor” And so they are gone on their pilgrimage. m 64 A last group, smaller, yet stronger Worried, uncertain, yet steadfast. Facing the future with spirit untamed. Feeling the joy of the journey and sorry it is to be ended. Again a Minstrel and Hodge-Podge and Then Everyman, a Revival. Now, on their way, they are wait ' ng And thinking of days still before them — Few in number, yet full — Crowned by the rites of Commencement. The pageant is passed, and before me, Is merely the grate with the embers. The embers are grey now and lifeless With only a glow here and there Tremulous, faint, just a M emory. M. A. ( 65 3f $3ou iviioU) IDljat 3 jtlean I said to myself, “Is there anyone who Sees beauty in queer, odd spots, as 1 do?” Who will gaze unmoved on some great work of art — And yet, in the daily round, often start In amaze at the sudden thrill brought At a baby’s curl by a sunbeam caught — The sudden hush of an incensed Mass — An old and dented and worn cuirass —If you know what I mean. And then one day, 1 chanced on a lay, In a book of old poems and carols gay ; — I came on the careless lilt of a song, — -Phrased of words that just seemed to belong, Which cleverly told what I wanted to know — An atheist here of “art” also; And yet — I was hurt — 1 shouldn’t have been — Yet I hated to think he’d seen what I’d seen — If you know what 1 mean. n. i). EI)f Catneo In an ancient city long ago W as etched a face on cameo A face whose loveliness to see Made man’s heart leap in ecstacy. But now that cameo is gone There is a memory lives on Ne’er has there been one quite so fair Since that beauty imprisoned there. And yet I think 1 saw today A face as fair with laughter ga; Blue eyes with such a happy glow They put to shame that cameo. Ralph L. Shattuck. 66 $an Hellenic Association RUTH ASSELSTINE The Pan-Hellenic Association consists from each sorrority, namely: KAPPA GAMMA CHI — President Representatives . ... . PHI MU GAM MA — President . Representatives . ... . ZETA PHI ETA — President Representatives . ... . President of the President and two representatives G. Mann Muriel Barron and Dorothy Atwill Ruth Asselstine Starr Allyn and Priscilla Paine Frances Brinkerhoff Helen Parrot and Caroline Wells $l)i Hlpfia Can Founded Emerson College of Oratory 1902 CHAPTER ROLL Alpha — Emerson College of Oratory, Boston, Mass. Beta — University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis. Gamma — University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb. Delta — Leland Stanford University, Berkeley, Cal. Epsilon — University of Minnesota Minneopolis, Minn. Zeta — Carroll College, Waukesha, Wis. Theta — Northwestern College, Napeville, 111. Iota — University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans. Kappa — Syracuse University, Syracuse, N. Y. Lambda — University of Texas, Austen, Texas. M u — University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla. Nu— Pacific University, Forrest Grove, Oreg. Omicorn — State Agricultural College, Manhattan, Kans. Pi — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark. Xi — University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. 69 E. Charlton Black HONORARY MEMBERS Richard Burton ACTIVE Henry Lawrence Southwick Robert Howes Burnham George Edward Brooks MEMBERS Joseph Edward Connor Russell White Harris Edward Irving Moss In grateful remembrance of Walter Bradley Tripp, to whose earnest and untiring efforts we owe our origin as a fraterntiy. $ljtl iUlplja ®au Jfvateniitp Presents “TRAPPED” By Lloyd Thanhauser Characters Denton Warring ....... Richard Colten ........ Samy Logan A Police Detective ....... The action takes place in Denton Warring’s apartment. Scene 1 — 10.30 P. M. Scene II — Three hours later. Russell Harris George Brooks Edward Moss Edward Moss 70 Itappa ©umma Cfji Founded 1890 Alpha- — Emerson College of Oratory, Boston, Mass. Colors — Green and White Jewel — Emerald. Flower — Lily of the Valley HONORARIES Jessie Eldridge South wick Grace Burrage Kenney Lilia Lamprell Dusseault Agnes Knox Black Adelaide Patterson Ella McDuffie Ross Foss Lamprell Whitney Margaret Penick Leitner Ethel Bailey Marjorie Knapp President Vice-President House Manager Caterer Secretary Treasurer OFFICERS Gwendolin Mann Irma Lemke Esther Flanagan Claudia DuBois Olive Pride Agnes McPhillips ACTIVE MEMBERS 1927 Claudia D uBois Eunice Howard Beatrice Carruthers Jean MacFadzean Mary Brady Esther Flanagan Edna Smith Ellen Fireoved Margaret Porter M Uriel Barron Dene Bowker Dorothy Aldridge 1928 Dorothy Atwili. Agnes McPhillips Astrid Sundelof Constance Hart 73 1929 Jean Houser Irma Lemke Olive Pride Gwendolin Mann Florence Bucher M ARY WHEADON Louise Swasey Elise Schwartz Charlotte Thompson Elizabeth White PLEDGES Mildred Stevens Jeannie Romaine Katherine Hart Dorothy Valiant Rachel Spinney Helen Tyler Calendar for 1926-1927 CHAPTER HOUSE — 629 Commonwealth Avenue Opening Tea — October. Endowment Tea Dance — November. Mrs. Southwick’s Reception — November. 25th Anniversary — January 15. Alumni Tea — January 16. Costume Dance — February 19 Endowment Bubble Hop — April 2. Kappa Spring Conce rt — April 5. Kappa Formal — April 29. 74 IDljt ftlu (gamma Alpha Chapter Founded 1898, Hollins, Virginia Established at Emerson College of Oratory 1902 CHAPTER ROLL Alpha — -Emerson College of Oratory, Boston, Mass. Beta — University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma. Gamma — Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. Delta — Simpson College, Indianaola, Iowa. Epsilon — Mi nneapolis School of Dramatic Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Zeta — University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. Colors — Blue and Black. Jewels — Turqoise and Pearl. Flowers — Sweetheart Rose and Forget-me-Not. HONORARY MEMBERS Mrs. E. Charlton Black Dr. E. Charlton Black President Henry L. Southwick Mr. Belford Forrest Mrs. Joseph E. Connor Mr. Francis T. McCabe Mrs. Julia Roupp ASSOCIATE MEMBER Mary A. Winn ACTIVE MEMBERS 1927 Vida Isherwood Carolyn McClellan Aree McDonald Helen Robinson Laura Shepard 1928 Leona Gosmin 1929 Hope James Virginia Jerguson M arjorie Manning Amy Belle MacKinnon Madeline Miller Priscilla Paine Lillian Simpson Lem ira Stratton Marjorie Vallely Starr Allyn Mary Ammerman Ruth Asselstine Laura Converse Lois Dow Marzette Gardner Margarette Harris Dorothy Leathers Johnnie Akin Martha Alleen Daisy Devine Lucille Elvidge Virginia Franklin 75 PLEDGES Frances Baggot Martha Christopher Asa Doyle Louise Harlowe Eleanor Harvey Sally Ingram Esther Nelson Ruth Paimalee Anne Walsh Doye Rowe Constance Conant CHAPTER HOUSE— 189 Bay State Road, Boston, Mass. P HI Mu Gamma’s first affair in its new home was a small tea dance to test the proportions of the house. As usual we presented our scholarship play on March 4. This year, under the direction of Mr. Belford Forrest, the play was, “Not So Long Ago,” hy Arthur Rich- man. It was well received and has been heralded as most successful. As this marks the twenty-fifth scholarship which Phi Mu Gamma has given the college through the annual play, it is truly an anniversary year. At the close of our year we should like to give just a thought to Walter Bradley Tripp. Although he is not here with us in body, we feel that his spirit has been with us through the years, and will be ever near. 77 i£ tgiiia 3 ljo ©elta Founded October 11, 1926 Alpha — Emerson College of Oratory, Colors — White and Gold. Jewel - — Pearl. Flowers — Violets and White Roses. OFFICERS President ...... . . Vice-President ....... Secretary-Treasurer ...... ACTIVE MEMBERS 1927 1928 Ralph L. Shattuck Eugene L. Poole Boston, Mass. Ralph L. Shattuck Eugene L. Poole Randolph Fowler 1929 J. Howard Chevalier Leo A. Carrol Randolph Fowler CHAP PER HOUSE — 104 Hemen way Street, Boston, Mass. S IGMA Rho Delta in the second year of its existence maintained in an honor- able manner its purpose of preserving a well balanced social, scholastic, and professional fraternity, which would enter with elevated spirit, and identify itself with the ideals of the college. The fraternity conducted several dances and social events during the year, and on April 19th produced its annual play. 78 Heta $t)i €ta Founded Phi Eta Sigma, 1893, 1908 CHAPTER ROLL Alpha — Emerson College of Oratory, Boston, Mass. Beta — Cumnock School of Oratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Gamma — Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. Delta — Syracuse University, Syracuse, N. Y. Epsilon — Brenau College, Gainesville, Georgia. Zeta — Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. Eta — University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Cal. r H eta — Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Iota — Wesley College, Grand Fork, North Dakota. Colors — Rose and White Jewel — -Pearl. Flower — La France Rose. HONORARY MEMBERS Edward Phillip Hicks Ella G. Stockdale Mary E. Gatcheli. E. Charlton Black Rev. Allen A. Stockdale Agnes Knox Black Claude Fisher Henry L. Southwick Elizabeth M. Barnes Bertel G. Willard ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Maude G. Hicks Gertrude McQuesten Elsie R. Riddell Gertrude Chamberlain e Elvie B. Willard Klonda Lynn ACTIVE MEMBERS 1927 Frances Brinkerhoff Dorothy Burke M yldred Foley Mamie Jones Anna Mae Jordan Dorothy Langdon Evelyn McClung Helen Parrott Louise Stegner Ruth Stratton Caroline Wells 1928 Betty Otis Juliet Phillips Margaret Plummer Minna Ruegge Hattie Mae Russell Claire Sturtevant Virginia Whitney 1929 Mary Crooks Thelma Wells rline Connery PLEDGES Josephine Hay Marjorie Hogan Dorothy McCray Eleanor Snyder Gertrude Spaulding Dorothy Speer CHAPTER HOUSE — 867 Beacon Street, Boston. T HE girls of Alpha Chapter opened the doors of their new home to the faculty and students on the occasion of their annual Colonial Tea on November 14th. The curtains were parted on the well established Zeta Toy Theatre on Novem- ber 22nd and 23rd tin’s year in the rose and white theatre at the Chapter House. The plays presented were “My Lady’s I . ace” by Edward Knobleck and “When the Whirl- wind Blows” by Essex Dane. Both plays were acted and coached by Zeta Phi Eta members with the kind assistance of Mr. Connor and Mr. F orrest. The last of Zeta’s activities for this year was the “Zeta Carnival,” the proceeds of which went to the En- dowment Fund. Alice Bartlett Frances Beamer Helen Brady Jeanette Dowling Ellen Hathaway Barbara Butterfield Marion Byrne M argaret Andrews Mildred Demarest Mi li ACENT DlSCOE Eileen Ihmsen Glory Kennedy Virginia McClung Commuters Clut) T HE Commuters Club, under the wise direction of Miss Edith Lothrop has made a firm footing for itself in this second year of its existence. We feel that the Commuters Club is laying the foundation for one of the largest and finest organiza- tions at Emerson College. Preparations are now in progress for the Production of the play “The Man in the Bowler Hat.” The cast is as follows: John Mary H ero Heroine Chief Villain Bad Man- Man Leonard Joll Betty White Martha Goldberg “Pat” Boyle Mabel Gillman Alice Teed Edward Moss 82 Jflenoratj s©oneti T HE Menorah Society of Emerson College aims to promulgate the study and ad- vancement of Jewish culture and ideals. Toward this end it provides speakers at its meetings who can direct the girls in their study of Jewish Literature and the current Jewish problems. To further inter-collegiate activities the Menorah Society joined with the Meno- rah Societies of Boston University and M assachusetts Institute of Technology to form the Intercollegiate Menorah Society of Greater Boston. The social aims of the society are taken care of by bridges and dances. This year the Menorah Society has established the Walter Bradley Tripp Me- morial Scholarship, which is to be given to some worthy student. OFEICERS President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Chairman of Executive Board Nathalyn Trustman, ’27 Helen Ruth Zeman, ’27 Dorothy Morris, ’27 . . Miriam Levin, ’28 Jeanette Hershon, ’29 83 Houng Roman’s Christian dissociation O UR “Y W” has had a very discouraging year, taking everything into considera- tion. Mildred Jones, our new president, did not return to school in the fall. Dorothy Atwill, our vice-president, stepped in and took her place. It was not an easy task and we owe a great deal to Miss Atwill for “carrying on” as she did. Two hikes were planned by Carolyn Standley in the fall, for the purpose of get- ting the new girls acquainted and incidentally to have a “wee bit of fun. " During October and November we had some splendid meetings, but in February it was voted to discontinue meetings until next year. OFFICERS Dorothy Atwill M ae Brown Ida Mae Rosenhain Margaret Andrews Claire Sturtevant Constance Hart President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Publicity Chairman Program Chairman 85 jSetomatt Club Gertrude Spaulding OFFICERS President Ida May Rosenhain I ice-President Eleanor Mulligan Treasurer Mary Sullivan Secretary Veronica Boyle MEMBERS Isabel Collins Dene Bowker Howard Chevalier Mary " Brady Catherine Grant Margaret Brean Marjorie Hilferty " Mae Brown Eileen Ihmsen Marion Byrne Charlotte Pacquet Leo Carroll Anna Peterson Esther Flannagan Catherine Sullivan Marie Devir Mary Sullivan Clare Donaghue Ann Sullivan Virginia McClung Alice Teed Pauline Walker Virginia Turiello Agnes MacPhili.ips Alice Ry an HONORARY MEMBERS Joseph Connor Mary Winn THE UPPER ROOM By Robert Hugh Benson The Doctor ....... Spirit Voice ........ Achaz ......... Samuel ........ Joseph ........ Peter ......... John Judas ......... Mary, Mother of Christ ..... M ARY MaGDELENE ...... Veronica ........ Joannna ........ 1st Traducer ....... 2nd Traducer ....... 3rd ' Traducer ....... A Soldier ....... A Hag Leo Carrol Alice Sheehan Ida May Rosenhain Veronica Boyle Esther Flannagan Alice Teed Daisy Devine Gertrude Spaulding Dene Bowker Eileen Ihmsen Marion Byrne Virginia McClung Catherine Grant . Claire Donaghue Pauline Walker Marie Devir Eleanor Mulligan 87 Margaret Andrews Picture Editor 88 September September September October October October October October October October November November November November November November November December December December December December January January January January January February February February Chronicles 1926 — 1927 20 — We return! 23 — President Southwick’s opening address, “Patrick Henry, a Splendid Rebel.” 30 — Dr. Bartlett, “America’s Work in the Near East.” 7 — Denis A. McCarthy, “Poetry in Relation to Life.” 13 — Joseph E. Connor, “The Gypsy Trail.” 14 — Ralph P. Robinson “With MacMillan in the Arctic.” 20 — Mary Dowling, “The Goose Hangs High.” 21 — Abbie Farwell Brown. 27 — Henry L. Southwick, “Richard III. " 28 — Nathan Haskell Dole, “Walt Whitman.” 3 — Agnes Knox Black, “The Master Builder.” -I — Lucia Mead, “How to Think Clearly.” 10 — Edward Abner I hompson, “Cyrano de Bergerac.” 11 — Alden G. Alley, " What is Happening in Europe and What it Means in America.” 17 — Jessie Eldridge Southwick, “Macbeth.” 18 — Dr. Leon H. Vincent, “Ralph Waldo Emerson.” 27 — Children’s Theatre, “Damon and Pythias.” 2 — Founder’s Day. Memorial Exercises to Walter Bradley Tripp. 0 — Senior Recital. 0 — Senior Revival Play, “Everyman.” 13 — Newman Club Play, “The Nativity.” 18 — Children’s Theater, “Fra Angelico.” 6 — Senior Recital. 13 — Senior Recital. 20 — Senior Recital. 27 — Senior Recital. 20 — Children’s Theater, “Master Skylark.” 3 — Sophomore Pantomime, “The Wedding Breakfast on the Eiffel Tower.” 10 — Junior Recital. 15 — Juniors Reign! 90 February February February February February February February March March March March March March March 15 — Junior Song Day, “Tuning in on a Council Meeting.” 16 — Junior Stunt, “The Lamplighters — A Revival Play.” 17 — Junior-Senior Debate. 18 — . W. C. A. Candle Light Installation. 18 — The Junior Prom, Hotel Kenmore. 19 — Junior Play, “Five Years,” by Mabel Gillman. 24 — Junior Recital. 3 — Junior Recital. -I — Phi Mu Gamma Play, “Not So Long Ago.” 8 — Phi Alpha Tau Play, “Trapped.” 10 — Junior Recital. 17 — Edward Howard Griees, “Hamilton and the Making of Our Gov- ernment. " 26 — Children’s Theater, “The Legend of Large Feet.” 31 — Sophomore Recital. 91 The Gypsy Trail The Goose Hangs H Richard 1 1 1 The Master Builder Cyrano de Bergerae MacBeth Artist Kental Course 27th Season October 13 Joseph Edward Connor October 20 jh Mary Sheppard Dowling October 27 Henry Lawrence Southwick November 3 Agnes Knox Black November 10 Edward Abner Thompson November 17 Jessie Eldridge Southwick Henry Housam Lewis A. Beach Shakespeare Henrik Ibsen Edmond Rostand Shakespeare Mentor Rentals December 1926 I A Night Out ........ Edward Peple Johnnie Akin II The Lamp of the Moon Norma Gooden III M oonbeams a — The Man in the Moon .... b — The Other Side of the Moon c — The Wind and the Moon d — Spinning Wheel Song .... M artha Goldberg IV Alice Set-by-the Fire ..... Eunice Howard January 6, 1927 I Fhe Chimes ....... Ellen Fireoved II Paola and Francisca ..... Myldred Foley III Glimpses of Spain a — Aladdin ....... b — Fatima and Raduan ..... c — Palabras Carinosas ..... Jean Macfadzean II The Jazz Singer, Act 1, Scene 1 Nathalyn Trustman James IV. Wiley Edgar Fawcett George McDonald John Francis Waller James Bar Charles Dickens Stephen Phillips James Russell Loivell William Cullen Bryant Thomas Bailey Aldrich Samson Raphaelson 93 January 13, 1927 a — The Morning Summons .... b — Jaffa r ....... c — Self Dependence ..... d — Aspiration ...... Carolyn Standley Richard Barton Leigh Hunt Matthew Arnold Jessie Eldridge Southwick I When the Whirlwind Blows .... Helen Lynch Essex Dane 1 1 Spring Dreams Madeline Chaffee V Mr. Bowser in Training .... Margaret Porter M. Quad , Jr. I II III IV The Life of the Party January 20, 1927 Laura Shepard I he Rhyme of the Duchess May Claudia Dubois The Witherell Wedding .... Edna Smith Romeo and Juliet, Balcony Scene Mary Frances Brady Irving Cobb E. B. Browning Inez Hayes Shakespeare January 27, 1927 I The Romantic Young Lady, Act I Helen Faye Robinson II The Dolls House, Act III Anna May Jordan III Memoirs of a Yellow Dog .... Evelyn McClunc IV The Devil’s Disciple, Act 1 Ralph Shattuck Martinez Sierra Ibsen O. Henry G. B. Shaw 94 Junior Recitals February 10, 1027 1 A Hint to Brides ........ Kenyon Nicholson Agnes MacPhillips 11 Jean- M arie ........ . Andrew Theuriet Ma TILDA ROBERTSHAW III King Faro’s Daughter ....... If alter Ben Hare Dorothy Speer IV Seventh Heaven, Act i ...... Austin Strong Alice Teed February 24, 1027 I The Line of No Resistance ... ... Percival ff ' ilde Dorothy Mitchell II Lincoln — The Man of the People ..... Edwin Markham Emily Mouttan III Here Comes the Bride ........ Nancy Boyd Esther Cantor IV Rain . . ........ Dana Burnett Eugene Poole 95 I March 3, 1027 . . fir tley M an tiers The Queen’s M essenger M arjorie Hogan M adame Butterfh John Luther Long Hattie Mac Russell III On Friday Afternoon . Carol Pie Margaret Andrews I V Grandfather Janies JV . Ril ey Dene Bowker March 10, 1027 I The M anagers Joseph Lincoln Russell Harris II The Heart of a Clown C. P. Anderson Minna Ruegge I I I I ' lie Elephant’s Child Kipling IV Humoresque Esther Borkheim Ida May Rosen hain Fannie Hurst H opf)omove Centals Thursday, March 31, 1927 I Mr. Travers’ First Hunt .... Edward M OSS II Flaming Ramparts Abbie Grant 1 1 1 a— Wishes b — Fhe Harbinger .... c — Mia Carlotta Ethel Strange IV At the Modernist Art Exhibit Dorothy Valieant V Uncle Jed’s Philosophy . . . . Mary Ammerman I Fleurette and Co. II Valse Parisienne HI a — The Wanderlust h — Mandalay Thursday, April 7, 1927 Lura Monier Arltne Connery Warren Goddard IV Pastels in Prose: ..... a — Rose Petals b — Candles Mae Brown V The Wedding Present .... Phyllis Lyth Richard Harding Davis Edith Delano T. A. Daly Lily Cartheu ' Joseph Lincoln Essex Dane A nony mo us Gerald Gould Kipling Original William Carson 97 I On the Pai Thursday, April 14, 1927 k Bench ...... Essex Dune II Como Martha Christopher J oaq aim Miller III Pierrot by Leo Carroll the Light of the Moon Virginia Church Isobel Collins IV Flower Myths a — The Gossip of the Flowers h — Flow Came the Roses in the World? c — Album Verses ..... Mary Sullivan V Bailey Bangs’ Experiment Joseph Lincoln Harry Davis Anonymous ■ . . Vassar Oliver PV end ell Holmes Commencement program Saturday, May ' 14 — Open Day m Gymnasium. Sunday, May 15— Baccalaureate Service. Sunday Evening — Pageant, “The Holy Grail.” Monday, May 16 — Afternoon — Recitals. Evening — Physical Culture Exhibition, Debate. ’Tuesday, May 17 — Afternoon — Recitals. Evening — Alumni Banquet. Wednesday, M ay IS — Afternoon — Play, “As You Like It.” Evening — Commencement. Commencement bulletin Martha Ai.len Frances Edna Brinkerhoff Madeline Anne Chaffee Myldred Luette Foley Ruth Cumpston Heald Eunice Eby Howard Evelyn Atchison McClung Laura Dodge Shepard H ELEN PLAY Maude Isabel Bean Dorothy Virginia Burke Daisy Anna Devine Norma Arlene Gooden Florence Cecilia Hirsch Anna May Jordan Helen Parrott Carolyn Hester Standley Ruth Zeman Johnie Eloise Akin Lucille Charla Elvidge M artha Goldberg Helen Faye Robinson Edna Frances Smith RECITALS Claudia Victor DuBois Ellie Freeman Eunice Eby Howard Ella Isobel Rogers Nathalyn Trustman PAGEANT Minnie C. Cousens Myrna Auleene Dunham Dorothy Gordon Flora E. Johnson Anna May Jordon Jean MacFadzean Eleanor Lee Mulligan Margaret Louise Porter Julia Almira Russell Amy M. Carver Westmoreland Helen M. Wood Bonhard Celia Dlott Virginia Wesler Franklin Vida Louise Isherwood Mamie Jones Edith H. Kramer Dorothy Morris Esther Maren Peterson Ruth Mabel Ranger Ruth Louise Strattan PHYSICAL CULT Mary Frances Brady Beatrice May Carruthers Mary Ellen Fireoved Helen Rose Lynch Helen Rose Michelson URE EXHIBITION Ruth Frances Bran May Elizabeth Erving Mary Dorothy Langdon Aree Evelyn McDonald Ella Isobel Rogers DEBATE Esther Louisa Calderwood (Mrs.) Esther Dennim Flanagan Ruth Wishman Richardson Edna Frances Smith Hilda Hamblin Whiting Aileen M. Willennar 99 ®tje ©ebatc T HE Debate Department at E. C. O., headed by Joseph Edward Connor, has done some very fine work this year. On March 7, the Emerson College Debating team, consisting of Jess Larson, Chickaska, Oklahoma; Dorothy Burke, Heightstown, N. J., and Norma Gooden, Des Moines, Iowa, met the Boston University team, consisting of Lois Mandell, Worcester, Mass., Irvin M. Davis, Pittsburg, Pa., and Beatrice M. Hancock, Bowenville, Mass. The question was as follows : Resolved- — That the time has come to grant the Philippines independence. The annual Junior-Senior Debate was held in Junior week this year. I he Judge gave the decision to the Juniors, but we feel inclined to say that notable work was done by both sides. The Debate Council is composed of four Seniors and four Juniors — Dorothy V. Burke, Chairman. Martha Allen, Madeline Chaffee and Esther Flanagan, Seniors; Alice Teed, Russell Harris, Dorothy Atwill and Agnes McPhillips, Juniors Bean’s JSirtljbap T HERE is one day in every Spring that Emersonians never forget. Can you guess? It is Dean’s Birthday. As this goes to press the entire student body is diligently probing to find out what lies nearest to Dean’s wish this year. Of course, there is this consolation that, if all other ideas fade, the book question is always a favorable one as far as Dean is concerned. We Emersonians believe we have the Champion “book worm’’ of the universe and what is more we are willing to challenge any one. Dear Dean, whatever the gift this year, we know it will be welcome and will help to keep us in your heart forever. I (J 1 “NOT SO LONG AGO” Author ...... Arthur Richman Director ..... Belford Forrest Assistant Director .... Johnnie Akin Lamplighter Mary Nealy S ilvia Gray Elsie Dover Sam Robinson Michael Dover Mrs. Ballard Ursula Ballard Maid Rosamond Gill Billy Ballard Rupert Hancock Char 4.CTERS Starr Allyn Lillian -Simpson Madeline Miller Daisy Devine Leona Gosmin Lucile Elvidge Vida Isherwood Helen Robinson Carolyn McClellan Virginia Franklin Laura Shepard M artha Allen 103 T HE Children’s Theatre, under the fine direction of Miss Ethel V. Bailey, has done very remarkable and rather unique work. Each play presented has had its scene in a different country, at a different period. The aim has been to instill knowledge concerning the various great epochs and at the same time amuse and give enjoyment. The repertoire is as follows: I The Royal Drudge — Egyptian October 30 (Cinderella) by John Kearns II Damon and Pythias — Greek November 27 By Ethel V. Bailey III Fra Angelo — Italian Renaissance December 18 By Daniel Brewster IV Master Skylark — Old English By John Bennett V The Lantern — Colonial By Abbe Farewell Brown VI The Legend of Large Feet — I rish March 19 By Children s Theatre Company VII “P ' fF ” and “Pshaw” Mashe and Mummies April 23 Children’ s Theatre Company January 29 February 26 107 We have learned that the reason so few men go to church is they don’t care par- ticularly what other men wear. Yesterday we heard positively the last one on our friend, the absent-minded pro- fessor. He slammed his wife and kissed the door. ETIQUETTE The case of an auto wreck, for instance — who should speak first and should the man precede the lady through the windshield? — Green Gander. “I can’t swim.” “Why?” " I ain’t in the water.” A college graduate is one that can count up to twenty without taking his shoes off. OUR PROFESSOR As seen by “Himself — Much overworked and underpaid, intellectual giant who is greatly retarded in his researches by the necessity of delivering lectures several times during the week to a roomful of sleeping, moronic half-wits. As seen by the “Students — An octopus, ever ready to reach out and grab the student who cuts his classes or is behind in the work. As seen by “Us:“ — An eccentric oddity whose one redeeming virtue is absent- mindedness. As seen by the “Wife:’’ — Very childish and completely irresponsible. Doesn’t get on very well in social swim because as he says, he feels cramped by the Materialism and hustle and bustle of this sordid world. M rs. Cobra: How do you like Mrs. Constrictor? M rs. Adder: Oh, she’s an awful boa! College Grad: Isn ' t there a fable about a jackass disguising himself with a lion’s skin ? She (bored to tears) : Yes, but now the colleges are doing it with a sheepskin. $he £oVes to have me around. It $aVe$ $o much eXpen$e to her to haVe me feed her. $he $ay$, “Let’$ $tay home for a Change, but I u$ua££y £ea$e a taXi, not a f£iVVer and take her to a $how and out to $upper and when we arriVe home I’m Very Low financia££y. But haVing had a good time I $hould fu$$. $o it goe$. - “Hear about the Scotchman who just went insane?” “No, what was the matter?” “He bought a score card at the game and neither team scored.” 110 the check NOTICE ON BULLETIN BOARD Will the person who found the brown gentleman’s gloves please return them to HEARD IN the LIBRARY Soph I — “Are you in ‘Lightnin’ ’ ”? Soph II — “Sure! What do you want to know?” ■Sfc Sit E. M. I. — Have you seen my room-mate? M. F. D. — She just went to class. E. M. I. — 1 hat wasn’t my room-mate. 3 r % % REPARTEE He: “Could I have a date tonight?” She: “ es, if you could find anyone dumb enough to date with you.” He: “Well, I’ll be around to see you about 8 o’clock, then.” “I once loved a girl who made a fool out of me.” “Wh at a lasting impression some girls make.” Have you heard about the absented-minded professor who drove his car to the garage and asked to have it cleaned and pressed ? Maybe the ancients were right in the old fight after all. Word comes to us from they Classics Department that “Sweet Momma” is the literal translation of “Alma Mater.” Sophomore: “Did you ever take chloroform?” b reshman : “No; who teaches it? " % “Please pardon me,” said the prisoner as the Samson had the right idea about advertising, down the house. governor walked through the jail. He took two columns and brought Great news, old man, I’m engaged to a beautiful woman and an intelligent one 1 hat’s all very fine, but which one are you going to marrv? Clerk: “Would you like something smart in knickers?” Prof.: “It would be a great relief.” 112 VANTYNE and VANTYNE 114 Compliments Compliments of of FRESHMAN SOPHOMORE CLASS CLASS Compliments of Compliments SENIOR of CLASS JUNIOR Compliments CLASS of COMMUTERS CLUB 115 Compliments Compliments of of PHI MU GAMMA ZETA PHI ETA Compliments Compliments of of NON-FRATERNITY NEWMAN MEN CLUB Compliments Attention Girls! Telephone Ken. 7118 of ALICE G. GONEEY MENORAH Marcel Waving, Manicuring, Shampoo- ing, Facial and Scalp Treatment, Per- manent Waving a Specialty. CLUB 25 Huntington Avenue Rooms 204-232-233 FLOWERS Decorating and Designing THE COPLEY Huntington Avenue Boston Mass. 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It teaches oratory as an art resting upon absolute laws of nature, explained and illustrated by exact rules of science, and gives a thorough training in all the principles upon which this art is based. The complete course qualifies students to become professors and teachers of elocution and oratory in institutions of learning, as well as to become public readers. Many graduates are placed each year in colleges, normal and high schools, academies and seminaries, and others are working under various enter- tainment and platform bureaus. A complete system of Physical Training and Voice Culture, a new method of Analysis, Natural Rendering, Gesture, and the principles of The New Philosophy of Expression are thoroughly taught. Summer and Evening Sessions First Semester Opens in September Second Semester Opens in January THOROUGH COURSES In English Literature, Pedagogy, Rhetoric, Dramatic Art, Play Writing, Story Telling, Anatomy, Physiology and Physical Culture, Lectures, Readings and Reci- tals. Scientific and Practical Work in Every Department. In April, t 9 19 , the legislature of Massachusetts at the recom- mendation of the Massachusetts Board of Education empowered the Emerson College of Oratory to confer upon qualified candi- dates the degree of Bachelor of Literary Interpretation. Separate dormitories are maintained by the college management. In the college residences the student enjoys all the pleasures and privileges of college life under the protection of a well-regulated home, a resident matron being in charge. For Catalog ue and Further Information Address HARRY SEYMOUR ROSS, Dean Huntington Chambers, Huntington Avenue, Boston, Mass. 1 18 Compliments of Compliments PHI ALPHA TAU of MILDRED Compliments of DEMEREST’S KAPPA GAMMA CHI DAD HOTEL KENMORE Commonwealth Avenue Boston Mass. THE PLACE TO DINE THE PLACE TO ENTERTAIN Be Sure to Visit the Kenmore Coffee Room. 119 9utograpt)S

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