Emerson College - Emersonian Yearbook (Boston, MA)

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(Emerson College lUtirarj) Founded by the Students Attending the College During the Year 1892-93 No. 3 I ;8 E 3 15. 2 S This Book is for Library use only. J EMERSONIAN 1 9 2 8 Published by the Class of 1929 EMERSON COLLEGE OF ORATORY BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Al t disce, aut disceue. Setication lo oin ' beloved teacbe? whose msph ' Lition a?id guidance we will eve? ' che? ' ish we dedicate on? ' book. (Aa. Jfovciuorti ‘ ' ' ‘And thou niy mind aspire to higher thi nts o o ( rou ' rich in that U ' hich never taketh rust. " Pri:sii)I ' .n 1 lli; RN L uRi: (. i, Soi i huick Dean H arr - Seymour Ross 1928 h ' j icrso ii(Ui 1928 I i XKK ' i I,. KOZ I. i.ois rK i. lu 1928 limerso?iiiui 1928 PrIoCiu.a C. Puffer Helex Paquik (Jertrude S. Ka ' Adelaide Patterson 11 1928 Vjnc? ' son ' uui 1928 AnKI.K |)OVVLI (. Ivruhl, VlKVNA B ii,ey JOSU’H l ' . COSSOK W ' llMAM IIOVVI.ANI) KeNNF.A ' 12 1928 lime7 soniafi 1928 Bei.ford Forrest Aones K ox Black ( ' lERTRUIlE McQUESTEN 13 192S Kmc7 ' sofiiau 1928 KolitRT IIOWKS liURNHAM 0 ME[. (). Brewster Nettie M. Hutchins Ei.sie R. Riddell 14 1928 K icrson ian 1928 B I ' lie da lias come, not gone ; I hy sun has risen, not set. ’I ' he Lite is now be ond Tlie reach of death or change— Not ended, but begun. () noble soul! () gentle heart Hail, and farewell. Dr. E. Ch.arltox Bl.ack If! Memory of Dr. Black. I ' he half night on my sky Could prove no star of gold ; And in m cabin borne d ' he beartbstone was cold. Beyond 1 heard his tread As one who walks the day W ith sure and happ - step. 1 called to know a way. He bent the brambles back; He showed a mountain steep; And then he gave to me A glowing coal to keep. — .Me.ade Se.avveli.. 15 192S ] mcrsoniau 1928 fiuor Dorin And outside Tlu“ schoolliouse Is ;i curbstone Whe YC all the seniors sit And weep ' The day after y;raduation. Seniors al a s ha e Sat on tile curbstone (And the tears fell in the roail And ran awa to the gutter) V e too, sit and weep ()ur share Because it ' s the tiling to do. But hack in our mind V e ha e a thought About the days we cut I ' A idution ! And how funn it was The first time we Hollered “Whoa!’ And there we think about Hi h School graduation And how scared we were Of college — 1 Spin’s face, and Prew s and all the others Pass through our mind like a ProcessHin. And we si h and weep (because it is the thinjj; to do) Soon w e will be out m the Bi h’de world. New people, new faces, new Kipiisalents for Whoa! Joll place, no doubt. Amw.av, we are pleased to Make our how .And more on, I.ea injj; room on the curbstone. ( futside the schoolliouse h ' or next ears seniors To sit and weep, W ith tears failin ' : in the road and Running awa in the ;:iitter. The da after graduation. 1(5 192S Kfnersonia?! 192S AIARV A.MAIKRAIAN jfiikintow I), Pa. In lier ounfjer lla , it was Mary ' s lieiiKht to disrupt the ease atid comfort of oiir co-eds (juite shamelcsslv, hot since she ascetided to the awesome state of Senioritv, she seems to have left soch childish things behind her. This ear she has studied so hard that we can actnallv see the results of too much hard work iti her face. Sotnething should be dotie I ‘I’ M r Recittils (2) Stmlcnt ( io crtitiient Rf i al Pl;i ' ! M I ' Phiy ' 28 MARCrARKT A.XDRKWS W ' althatii. .Mass. W ' e watited to say in the manner of elegant writers, that " .Atidy " is the iticarnation of something, but there are so tnanv good things for which she stands, that we can ' t litnit her in that tnatitier. I nder that shining red head of hers . ndy has stowed awav all the reipilsites of that much sought for but seldom found iiersonality known as " (lood Sport " . f II Prcsuletit Stitdent Go crnmeiit (4) Chiss ’rretisiirer ( I ) A . W. rreasiirer (. DORO ' rm .M. ATWILL Hiirtfnrii. Conn. Dot has a most peculiar passion. We ll be shot for disclosing it, but for the sake of the sacred ear Book, we take our lives in our hatids. She loves Red! Isn ' t that sidv? Kspeciallv red h;iir, and she insists on being it) its icinitv as much as possible, and sotnetimes more. Otherwise, her mitid is fairlv regular in its habits and she resetnbles other nortnal humatis. ' e ' d better say something tiice about her tiow. What can we say? ()h es, she is the most beautiful atid tnost taletited girl in the Senior Class. There, that ought to please her ' K T X ■Art Kditor A e:ir liook (.M Stitdent Council Chtss Treasitrer (2) .ML RIKL BARRO.N Schenectadi , X. A . ‘‘Biliv " is that girl who became fatuous at our fashion show. She wore a riditig habit, you retnetnber. Seems like she should leant to ride. That sparkle iti her eye tnakes us suspect that she could do that too, — or atiything that she might wish to undertake. Kh, Billy? K rx Pan-Hellenic Represetitative ( (4) llottse Presidetit (4) Senior Revival Pl:i 18 1928 ]if?ie? ' so?iian 1928 ' I ' HELMA ANN BOLTIN ( raines ille, Florida It is (litticult to even attempt a prediction of rhelma’s future, because these four years at Emerson have trained her to (jualify for so many positions. With no apparent effort she can be a drag;on, a housekeeper, make-up man, and assistant coach of a Revival Play all at the same time. ' e are waiting with bated breath till she decides which one will receive her energy and aliility. Cla.ss President (4) President Soutltern CInh House President ’25- ' 26 ESTHER BOOKHEIM Alban , N , ' f . ‘■Rookie " as a Senior has tried mighty hard to live up to the dignity which accompanies that celestial state, but there ' s still the same old twinkle in her eyes that used to twink when she went through the corriciors enrapt in the dreamy spell of one of those numerous 500 - word tele- grams. “Bookie " is the sort of girl who would, and will, keep ' estern Union l)usy, A X Business Manager ' i ear Book ’27 Student Council Senior Revival Play HINDA BERNAHINE BOWKER St. John, Kansas No goddess on high Olympus ever possessed more cool poise than does this fair damsel from the western plains. We have never seen her rufHed, and we strongly suspect that she doesn ' t even know how to ac itiire such a state. Sometimes when we feel very brave we are going to rush up from the rear and ruffle her golden locks ! K r X Newman Club Recitals (2) (3) (4) So[thomore Sirkus HENR ' t ' BRL BAKER Grantham, Pa. Mr. Brubaker ' s ultimate aim in his work at Emerson has been different from the rest of us. We pause to wonder if that is the reasr n he has accomplished so much more? His classmates will remember him most fondly for his active and profitable interest in Debate. Junior Senior Debate ’27 and ’28 Senior Recitals 19 1928 ILmcf ' sonian 1928 MII.DRKl) i:. DKMARKST I os Angeles, Calif. Whether we rememlier her .is the he-rompereil kiddie nf the Freshman Stutit, as the scatitily clad hem of the Sophomore Pantomime, as Handsome Ilarr -, the king; of the cowboys, as the dissatisfied student of Jtinior Sotig Oa , or as a Setiior trying desperately to look grave and scholarit in a cap anil gown, we shall always regard Milly as the personification of jollity. A bigger heart atid smile were tiet ' er linked together, II Chiss President (d) Class ' ice-President (4) Presidetit I ' ttr W est Club lRi:. K I)K .MON ' l lGN ' i’ Nashua. . H. I’he Settlors might really be “high hat " abotit the fact that they number among them a real “Little French tjirl. " Fhere is something about the vivacious manner of Irene which marks her as a true daughter of the light heart and gay. Recently she and her “alter ego " (guess who) were given credit by Sir .Arthur Conan Doyle for having ))erformeii the “absent spirit " act so successfully in classes at Fmerson. Newman Club Fretich Pl;i Senior Re i til Pl;i .MII.UCKNT DISCOE Nortvicb, Conn. W’asn ' t it Millicent who had lunch with Cosmo Hamil- ton? Well, if it wasn ' t she, we ' re sorry for Mr. Hamil- ton, for .Millie has very curly hair and very pretty teeth, :i erv chartning smile and an altogether lovely manner — all of which might very well become a heroine such as Mr. Hamilton himself might create. Z ' l II Stiulent Senttte ALICK DO ' i LK Alb;m , N . ' V . Fhe girl with the hair so gold, and the unustial ability to wear blue exceptionalK well. Fhis one of those who nuide our Revival Plav a success, she and the blue. .May her skies alwa s use tact enough to match their hues with .Mice’s e es. i M r 20 1928 Kmerso?iian 1928 JANK FRKE.MAX Spriny:field, Alass. Jane seem alvva to be departing for or arriving from a week-end, and such nice exciting week-ends as they always seem to be! the kind to he described by “marvel- ous! ' ' and “perfectly gorgeous! " and “oh, my dear! " You know the kind, and if you don ' t, get jane to tell you. She ' s the best authority we know of on the sidiject. it A X Menorali Societ F ' reshman Stunt H. MARZETTE GARDNER Millcrsbing;, Pa. “Bobbie " possesses that enviable faculty of being able to do many things and to do them all equally well. Yet she has always found time to be one of us. Just at present she is consumed with an all-absorbing interest in tea-towels and luncheon sets, so we have come to the conclusion that the twinkle on her left hand really means business. l M r Class President (2) Senior Recitals Chairman Freshman Frolic I M r Scholarship Plat ’28 . EABEE GIELALAX .Milford, Massachusetts When we were but Sophomores, good Pantomimes were few. So we all turned to Mabel wdth: “Let ' s see what you can do. " .As Juniors, when we sought a play, we simply " turned again, and with less hesitation now said: “Mabel, to your pen ! " The Year Book has had its share of .Mabel ' s verse and song, where would we I ' e had she one day, found that her pen was gone? .Assistant Editor A’ear Book (3) .Author Junior Play Student Council (2) EEOXA GOS.ALAX Erie, Pa. “Lee " is well known as the inspiration of that famous ditty " — “Where did you get those eves? " She has never answered the question. Suffice it to say, she has them, and how ! When she chooses to use them, the opposite sex must take care. Even our best musicians are not im- mune ! M r Student Government President Phi .Mu CJamma (4) Senior Recitals 21 192S R}ncrso?iian 1928 RL ' i ' H cri:knk Brookline, Mas-N. W’e have never vecn Ruth when vhe wasn ' t in a hufrv; ami strange as it may seem, no one has vet lieen able to determine where s he is fjoin . It has been a secret worr in the hearts of her classmates that Ruth will age prematurely because of the w rinkle that creases her brow when an extim is In the ofhng. I ' here must be something in it though, for she always sails through with cidors fit ing. RLSSP:LL HARRIS Lowe 11, M ilss. We have long wished an op]iortunity for conferring upon Russell the title of (iraml Kxalted Factotum of the f’ropertv Department. What would we do witinml him? Heing among the sacreil few males who come within the embrace id . lma Mater. Russell has conie through four years of close association with femininitv unscathed. For the beneHl of males to come at F. C ' . t). he should pidtlish his svstem in the quarterU. ‘b A ' r ’rrcttsiirer Cltiss (2) President l .A ' F Recittils (2) ( . ) (4) HKR ' rilE HRA.MWELL HARTEKV Pro itience, R. 1. There xvill alwavs be a doubt in our minds as to whether she is “Bertha " or " Berthe " , and even she doesn ' t seem to be able to decide. It must be rather inconvenient not to know. What will she do when she ai ' plies for a marriage license? She is an unusual little bundle of efficiency and Mutters, and we can never quite tell which is uppermost. .M T House President Student Council Senior Recittils .MARJORIE HOGAN Eittle Rock, .Arkanstis Marge wasn ' t used to missing anything, until the time came rvhen her own play, “Miss Blue Bonnet, " tvas to be presented in class. Now it so happened that at the same time, the spectrti " Sctirlet Fever " |uesented the op- portunitv for ;i new ex|)erience; and .Marge being but weak and human w:is tempted atid fell. Her classtnates however will tiever forget the joy atid relief they felt wheti the ktiew she was free frotn his clutches at last. ' ! II Rccittils (,M .Men’s Club Play Re ival PI;i I oy 4 heatre 22 1928 Rmef ' so?iia?i 1928 EILKKN MACNAMARA IH.MSEN Pittsburgh, Pa. “Laugh and the world laughs with you. " At least it does when Eileen laughs, and as she does so nearly all the time she does her bit toward keeping the world a pretty jolly place. The region of “big coal and soot men " must brighten considerably during Emerson recesses. Z I H Newman Club Newman Play Senior Revival Play REBECCA KAUFAE‘ N oungsttjwn, Ohio There is about this mademoiselle something “ties distin- gue " , something that makes us feel that she belongs to a world of brilliant salons and court dinners. Don ' t get the idea that we mean she is “high hat, " not a hit of it, although she is one of the few people that could get away with it. It ' s awfully nice to have such a person about, if you know what we mean. i A X President Menorah Society (4) Chairman of Freshman and Sophomore Stunts Senior Recitals GLOR ' i ' KENNEDY Los Angeles, C’aliftjrnia (dory is another of that rapidly swelling band of Sen- iors who seem to be persuaded that " Art for Art ' s sake " is not nearly so much fun as a home for his sake. We have an idea that the latter environment will be most flattering to (ilory. Credit is due her for keeping her feet when most people in similar circumstances are peer- ing down at the world from the edges of pink clouds. Z «t H Junior Prom. Committee Stunt (1), (.E) Senior Revival Committee AEARIE LOUISE KULLALAN WYterproof, Louisiana Marie Louise ' s subjects and e.xaminations are like the children of the old lady who lived in a shoe, she has so many she doesn ' t know what to do, hut she does it every time. As far as we have been able to discover, she takes every subject on the schedule ami if she were to be able to be here another year the faculty would be obliged to add some new ones. A A X Secretary-Treasurer Southern Club ’26, ’27, ’2 S dce-President A A X 23 1928 Kmcrsofiicifi 1928 MIRIAM LFAIN Hriy;htoii, Ma . rile be t va to explain " Mlmi " is to sa ’ that someone once told her that the world had been created as a pleas- atit plavsroimd for her special heneht, and she believed it. This little girl is so chock full of the joy of life that there isn ' t room for much else just at present. I ' he sunnv side of everything is the only side that is apparent to her, and conseipientli ' she not onlv enjovs herself, but ailds to the joy of those about her. I ' reasiirtM ' M t ' luirali Senior Recitttls Stunt (2) (3) (4) KDl l ' fl LO ' l ' HROP W est Medford. Mass. " Bobln " is the girl who sees something funn in everv situation, even in classes. She is a blessing to all hu- mourists and near-humourists, for she is full of apprecia- tion of their efforts, and alwavs gets the point. Besides being the heavy weight of the Senior class, she is the life of even- discussion class which she enters. President Commuters Clidi Senior Retival Plat Senior Recitals ISAHKLLK LUCAS 1 1 opkinton. Mass. W ' e (and this has nothing to do with Lindbergh) have an idea that underneath her hat " Billie " possesses a dual personalitt. Althou,gh when circulating ahout the hal- lowed corridors of the Alma .Mater, she is as sedate as anv demure little school girl, we have it on good authority that her extra curriculum activities take her along the highwais and bvwavs of social “butterfiydom. " But we must give her extra credit for knowing how to split the liitference. When exams come around, she is a veritable information box, and is sought after in a way which should make the ashes of the Trojan Helen turn a li -id green. Junior-Senior I )ehate ' 27 Senior Commencement Pla ' 27 MAR AG.NKS .McPlllLLlPS .Atlantic, Mass. . gnes is |ierha| s the most Tmersonlan of our class of Lmersonians. Bs that we mean she has not only mas- tered the reipiired subjects, but the courses iti the Library, Bookstore, and OfHce — to say nothing of the fact that .she is a daughter of an I ' .mersonlan. However, this is not all we will remember her for, unless we can forget her pleasant smile, her promptness in rehearsals, and her icious duelling in " Triar Bacon ' . K r . Junior-Senior T)eb;ite (4) I fidiate Council ( 3 ) I ' t ench Pla ( I ) ( .U 24 1928 Emerso i ian LI RA K. MOXIKR Princeton, Illinois It imi t be wonderful to feel that if one shoidd tire of PlaywrititiK. she can always play a Hercules. Will we ever forget Lura in our Rev ' ival Play? However, with that manner and presence of hers, we feel that only a budding playwrite can be lurking. Freshman Stunt (1) Sophomore Recital (2) Senior Revival Pla ' (3) EM II A ' MOULTON No. ' Eonawanda. New ' i ork Never was a idckname more aptly applied than “Sunny”. She is kept busy every minute of her existence, living up to it and yet she seems to do it without apparent effort. Truly, a sunnier spirit never existed. Why, she ' s cheerful about working, so she must be some sort of super- being. Recitals (2) (3) (4) Senior Revival Plat French Plat I JULIET PHILLIPS Boston. Mass. We hope the generation to come can learn to appre- ciate the composer of their charming new poptdar mtisic. We shall not forget Juliet, or the fact that we were the first to reap the benefit of her musical talent. That senior breakfast was a wow! thanks to Jule. Musical Director of Children’s 4 ' heatre (4) President Pan-Hellenic Society (4) Junior Song Day Chairman (3) .MARGARhUL PLUMMER Littleton, Mass. “Peg " has one big dislike — automobiles. And one can hardly blame her. .Aside from the four-whe eled obstacles, to progress, she hasn ' t an enemy in the world. She ha one of those " even " dispositions — even early in the morn- ing. And the best thing about it is that it lasts all dav. Z { H Secretary Senior Class. ' t . W. C. A. Cabinet Senior Recitals 25 Ktno ' wnian 1928 KL(JKNK POOLK Ah-dtord, M assachusett For the p;iNi four ear (iene ha itiost gracefully ]ila ed the part of the aiivwer to a ' ' Maiilen ' s Fraver " about the hall of I ' aneiMtu, atui tie er once has he burnt his fitigers. More power to him! “Let us eat. drink, and lie merry, for tomorrow we ma have to do sottie work, " seems to be his motto, ami we are all eager to follow it if he will etitertain us. P A Recitals (d). (4) Jimior Flat Re ival Flat Al.A riU)A ROHKR ' FSIIAW L nion A ' ilhtoe, R. 1 . • Xlthough “ ' nille ' ' acquired the title of “Flatning X outh” in her Jutiior year, we are inclined to think that this was a misnotner, or (lerhaps a momentarv state; for Fillie doesn ' t flatne. She just glows all over because she ' s tickled with life iti general, and her spirit is cer- tainK contagious I 1’ M r Sophomore President jtinior Recitals Senior Re i al Flat IDA MAY ROSEN MAIN Netv A ork Cit f ' ould the term “the life of the parts " be atiy more fitiv apiilied thati to this merry sprite who can win any heart with a smile? W’e sav no! “Finks ' has certainly contributed more thati one small person ' s share to the life atid liselitiess of the class of ' 2X. . s “song and dance girl " par excelletice she has saved ttiatiy an occa- sion frotn going on to the rocks ot boredom. ' ice- President Stiuient Ginerntnent Recitals (2) (,D (4) Chairman I’rom Committee iiA ' rrii: ,mae rl sseee ( )lslahoma L ' its , ( )kla. W ' e all look forsvard to saying of Hattie -Mae some das, “Helasco ' s ness find? ()h ves, 1 used to go to school svith Hattie .Mae " , and sve knosv that she svon ' t disappoint Us, If she can teach her s’oice to conduct itself like a svell behaved organ, and tint to disappear at itn|iortant motnents, sve are justified iti expecting big things from her. 7 . ' I ' II Junior Recital ’27 Senior Recital ’2 S Senior Revisal Flay 2G 1928 Rme? ' so iia?i 1928 HILDA KUSSKLL Nauvay, Maine Another illustration of the old adage about small packages! This one happens to be packed chock-fidl of good old down Maine wit and humor and the ability to look alwavs on the bright side of life. She may not be the most talkative among us, but we know that when she does converse, there is always something cheery and pleasant being said. Class Stunt (1) (2) (3) Senior Revival Play ALICE SHEEHAN Lowell, .Mass. That this smiling colleen “has a way with her " , there ' s no doubt. . nd that way seems to be the one which is best qualihed to keep professors interested, even when she forgets to attend their classes. We firmly believe that Alice could smile Saint Peter into giving her a dia- mond-studded halo if she only half tried. Well he interested to note whether this happens. Newman Club French Play Stunt (2) (3) (4) NELL SKINNER PLast Orange. N. J. Nellie is one girl who will never be sorry that ' he exchanged Jersey mos ]uitoes for the advantages of four years of opportunity in Boston. We must give her credit for etnploying her time well. Not only has she been exposed to the rays of Emerson culture but she has also done a little cidtivating herself. The result is not a bit bad really. (We know; we ' ve seen him!) Business Manager Senior Revival Play Student Council (3) (4) Junior Stunt GERTRUDE FRANCES SPAULDING .Milford, Mass What woldd the Junior Debate have been without Gertrude, or Public Readers without that same talented person? The time cannot be far off when her influence will be far felt — more so than in her school days for she is one girl who has a great career coming to her. President Newman Club (3) Newman Club Plat (3) Zeta I ' oy Theatre (4) 27 192S h ' jficrsofiian 1928 TAL HK STA ' i MAN V orcester. M a achusett I’mfouiid re ' -pect colors our attltiuie toward Taulie as to all those other brilliant people who have siicceeded in doing four years work iti three years. ' ou might expect that otie with such a capacity for knowledge would be a gritid, retired behind the sectiritv of goggles. But tiot so Taube! Her learning has evidenth been ac iuired as easilv as a blotter absorbes ink. Mcnorah Socictt Senior Recitals CLAIKi: KLIZAi F rn STUR ' I ' FA’AN ' r Zatiesville, Ohio W ' e wonder if C laire will ever look like an thing but a laughing, happy, little girl. We hope not, for her sutishins presence certaitily does make things pleasant. We hope that the medical profession will be dul appre- ciative of the fact Claire knows just how to cotnbitie work and fun to get the best results from both and this she has certainl done duritig her four years at E. C. O. Z II Stiuicnt Ciocernment Represetit;tti c (2) (3) ' t . W. Socitil Clitiinnan Junior Sotig I)a AS ' FRm SL ' NDFRFOF Hostoti, Altiss. There are those who can a|ipear studious while study- ing little; but more power to " . ntie ' ’ who appears to study not at all and yet matiages to accomplish much. Ehere is a secret to it somewhere. She really does lots of studying, sou ktiow, in her “spare time " . K r , ' Al.lCF ' FFFD .Mcdforil, AFtss. There must be something in that saying about “small bundles " . .Mice cati accomplish more in one tin minute than six of twice her si e. Funny, how we all are so cra y about her. It ' s not her deeds or her scholarships either, so well let them rest. It must be just because she is " Teedie . lAlitor-in-cliicf c;tr Hook (3) Sccrctarv - I rcttsnrcr Suiilctit ( lo ermncnt Holder of the llettrt laiwrence Soiitiiw ick Scliolarship. 28 1928 Kmc? ' sonia?i 1928 MRS. ELEANOR ' EREN ' E WALLACE Evanston, Illinois Hail to the lad who take tir t prize for pee(l in the writing of plays! We ordinary mortals can ' t hope to keep np with her, so we just sit ' nack and marvel, and enjoy the fruit of her brain. Along other lines too. Mrs. allace has proved herself more than a match for most of us would-be intellectuals. V ' lRGIMA WHEENIA ' .Marlboro, New Hampshire Me have alwa s felt that ' irginia was born several hundred years too late. She seems to fit in so perfectK to the time when she woidd have worn flowing robes and pearl head-dresses and fastened her token to her knight ' s sleeve before he rode away to battle, but such is not the case. She seems, however, to live in a world a bit apart from the rest of us, where she retires fre- (piently to forget such trivial things as classes. ' b H Class ’Ereasiirer (.?) (4) Junior Song Day Senior Revival Pla .MILDRED Wl.NCJ Livermore Ealls, Me. .Mildred is the proud possessor of the traditional pep and grit of the " down-easter,’ ' and she has used them both a-plenty during the last four years. We ' d like to say what we think of one of the nicest girls who has ever slipped along the hollow halls of E. C. ()., but if we did, she might see it and think we were after a (piarter. RC ' EH YOUNG We remember Ruth in our Freshman year as a sweet and earnest student. The next year we all thought of her as a real Emersonian. When we were all respon- sible (?) Juniors, her absence was a disappointment to all. But now that she is here again and is one of the gang, we realize just how much we have missed a sym- pathetic and encouraging friend. 29 192S lifucrsofiian 1928 riiior Class 2;)istorp In the I ' all of tlu t‘ar tiiiicttTn luiiulred t eiit -tour a little band of adveiiturer ■ ' Ct sail from all eorners of these L nited States and Canaria and landed one bright September da in Boston. lmmediatel they were orjj;anized into the Freshman Class of I ' .merson College — a b resbman Class that w as destined to e ol e into a class of nrwht setiiors. I here w ere biw ones, little ones, w irle ones, narrow ones, such a heterogeneous lot in fact, the were somethin of an eniffma e en to themseKes. et out of con- fusion and, I don ' t quite et the hanw of things, " came an Idea. — ' Fhis Idea was for the h resbman Stunt. Since our career w as still a hit haz w h not emhod it into a stunt? We became forthwith a life-sized Cross-Word puzzle for the rest of the college to figure out for themseKes. I here were son s, too, suny; to the tunes of Nurseiw Rh mes, as befitted our station in the educational scheme of thiiiffs. What infants we were! How meek! Now r e lined our Senior Sisters! (And I ' m sure our Senior Sisters must ha e adored their small hut bright Infant charges.) W’hen the Fall of IK25 rolled around we were hack with renewed ijfor. We had shed our bab teeth and were sutferinw ffrowinif pains. ' Fhe hall bey;an to roll hen we entertained the h ' reshmen. .All by ourseK es we had a Circus — with clowns, fortune-tellers, side-shows, soda-pop, e er thinw. .And our patrons had no more fun attendiiifi than we had performing, f.ater in the tear, when we began our search for a Sophomore Pantomime, we could find nothing suitable for the talent running riot in the class. I hree of the class geniuses set to work and as quick as magic, there were I ' liree masterpieces fresh from the press aching to be acted h the class mimes. ' I ' he songs this time were set to operatic airs as befitted our Superior State. Surel no class e er had a more delightfulK egotistical " w e-didn ' t-mean-to-he-stuck-up " year. ( )ne fine hall da in IP2f) we awoke to find ourseKes back from acation — Juniors. ' e di ed into the swim of schoid acti ities, and though the wa es daslieil high and mightiK we came without disaster to the shore of our Promised laind as — Seniors. ’File bright spots in the career of e er Junior are the ' f ear Book and Junior W eek. so life as a Junior meant smelling out a joke, hunting up a picture, composing a erse or two or dreaming of the gow n that would sway to the music at the Prom. Junior eek opened w ith a song da that bespake the talent of the two who com- posed and coached the songs. I ' hanks to them the were well directed and well sung. Stunt da came w ithout an member taking the life of the Junior w ho donned his most familiar garb and chanted his fa orite teaching phrases. Prom night rolled around. It has been rumored on good authority that some of the favors, cigarette lighters, are still working! Fan am Prom committee heat that record? ;!() 1928 Rmersofiian 1928 1928 ushered in our final year. Tlie Fall was marked h the Senior fashion sho . which if not a financial, was a supreme satisfaction to the irls wlio modeled the fjowns and those of us who were fortunate enough to see the display of feminine apparel. Then came the Senior Ke ival Pla , “The Honourable Histoire of Friar Hacon and Friar Hunga ’.’’ We ill always be proud of the w a in whicli it was recei ed. d ' he request to have it repeated came as the supreme compliment for it is the first time the Revival Pla ' has ever been repeated. With the donning of our caps and gowns during Junior Week we ha e come to the realization that our days at Emerson are numbered. We are marking the hours — and the memories — and associations with which the ' are filled will be carried on after we sign the final page of our Class Histort . A breakfast party is one of the memories and Sneak day will mark atiother — the Jutiiors willing! " Phis, then, is the simple, happ , tumultuous histor of the outgoing class — Quid N unc ? 31 1928 Kmcrsofiia?! 1928 Senior ®MiIl Kno All Men In 1 hcsc ' Prtnent , that wt . tlie Class of l‘C8, in the Colh- e of I ' .mtTson, cit of Boston, countv of Suffolk, and State of Massachusetts, cotisideriny; the short tluration of thi life, which we are now living, and bein of sound mind atid memorv , do make, declare, and publish this our last w ill and testament. I irst. W ' e hevpieath to the incoming Senior k ' lass, members of the Class of 1 2 ), the intefiritv. the alertness, the ahilitv , and the intelligence which has been ours. St t oii(L We heipieath also to th( aforesaid class the priv ile e of re ulatiiiLt law s, of establishing precedents, of coniluctm Kmerson College in the manner in which thev see tit, [irovidin thev take their pattern from the Class of 1 28. Third. ‘ leave to the Juniors a spot which shall ever be sacred in the hearts of all Seniors, the well known, the famous, the illustrious, and the beautiful librarv. ours it is to keeji hijih above conversation. I ' oi rfh. To the Sophomores we bevpieath the sole njtht to the room numbered five hundred and ten. 1 his room is to be used exclusivelv for pantomime rehearsals, and the word of the Sophomore in this matter is to be final and authoritative. I il h. We becpieath to the Freshmen of I ' .merson College of Oratorv , a ift such as we have iziven no other class. I ' o these persons we leave our accomplish- ments to follow . ,Mav w hat we have done be a proper inspiration. To you who are enterinjz, we becpieath our memories. We leave to vou, everv tiling that collev;e has meant to us, its beauties as well as its hardships. W e be(|ueath the jov of attending; and the sorrow of leaving I ' .merson College. W e bequeath the anticipation which was ours as h reshmen and the attainment w hich has been ours as Seniors. In fact to vou. our dearest h ' reshmen. since you svmholi .e all that we were before we were Seniors, we leave vou all that we have made of ourselves, now that we have reached seniordom. Si.x h. W- hevpieath to the hacultv the satisfaction that thev have developed geniuses, the knowledge that thev have created artists, and the jov that thev have established Aristotles. We heipieath the love that thev have given us, providing thev forgive the inconvenience and the disturbance we have given them. Srrriilh. W C do nominate and appoint .Mrs. Rogers to be executor of this our last will and testament. Knowing Mrs. Rogers as we do, we feel confident that she is the one who will carrv out our reipiests without delay. 1928 Emersofiia?i 1928 In testimony whereof, we liere subscribe our name, ami affix our seal, this seventeenth day of May. in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twent -eight. SENIOR CLASS OF EMERSON COLLEGE OF ORA FOR ’, 1928. (SEAL) A itnesses : — Senior Class. Rebecca J. Kaufman. Attorney. 33 192S Kmcrsonian 1928 ilnsratltubr ' l ou sta here at m fireside With pit in umr heart, (HI tear I ill be lonely. And you tear my dreams apart 1 ' t ou tr to understand m mood 1 .M thoughts you analtze. ' l ou otter me your world of jiood And {ii e me kind advice. Can ()u not see, -well meaning one, onr hne falls on a stone! I’m adder, much, when ou are here, l ' e dreams, when 1 m alone, I L RA MoXIER, ’2S. Cigifss Ah tigress w ith majestic strides. With tw itchinj t tail, and pantiny: sides, .And aiiitry e es of dull distain And soul too ]iroud to feel its pain. 1 he squirrel beside (ui runs around, runs around, runs around, .And his chatter sounds a-merry. Ah tigress with majestic head, .And feet to kill your captives dead. our e es that know no sympathy .Are fierce in your captivity. (The sill ' apes behind you imitate, imitate, imitate. .And sleep in mock contentment.) .Ah tij ress with majestic rage, ou wear the footpaths in umr cage, AAmr marching steps, c ill ne er cease, A on know not w hat is meant by peace. The man w ho walks h , to and fro, to and fro, to and fro. So glad, so glad, that he is free. Lira .Momkr, ’28. 31 192S h ' jua ' son ' uui 1928 A I.RI K ' l SON . LiLI.I.W " C ' ()urtei u though coy (icntle, though retired. " Sl ARR " She makes you think of morning Bright and early W hen the Lark is on the wing. " Axdi rson. AsTRin " Her smile is whispered laughter. " .Ariulr. Hhi.kv “( )h me! For whv is all around us here . s if some lesser (iod, had made the vallev . " li AR I IKOWSK ' t , HkSSIH " lie that hath a big heart is great In the hearts of men. " Bfamhr, Frances " A face that should content me . ' Ml my days. " Hrkal , .M arc.aret " Beneath that gentle exterior There burns the warmest hre. " H R E, AF rion’ " Sigh no more lady, sigh no more .Men were deceivers ever. " Yrvox 1 36 192S K ier ' sonia?i 1928 Brown. Mae “It is an enterprise to tempt a poet. " Butterfield, Barbara “A dainty composition of all three Of child, of girl, of womanhood is she. Carroll, Leo " ’hat rules of life, what council W ' oidd I giv ' e.” Collins, Louise “Love wanders in a wondrous maze. CONNERV, ArLINE “T ' hou canst not be false to any man. " Converse, L.aur.v “Farewell, there is an isle of re ' t for thee. " Collins, Isobel “How small a part of time they show I ' hat are so wondrous fair and sweet. " V ' alieant, Dorothy “I am in love with high far-seeing places. " 37 1928 Kfncrso}iia?i 1928 Dow, Lois " I lonj; to he a heroine. 1 long to he se- rene Hilt iny feet, they dance in answer to a distant tamhonrine. " (loDDARi), Warren " Ever ino ing, never still Ready, eager, as you will. " (iol.D.MAN. CeI-I.V " W ' e live hv and love. " C ' lR.XNT. AbBIE ■‘. n eager mind rttids interest in all things. " CiRL Hx. Evelyn " V ise to resolve and I’atient to perform. " H. mmonij, ' iRG1N ' 1A " .A soul so fine that others meeting it Were lightened of their daily load. " Harris. Marc.aret " So let us live and understand Whose hearts are hidden in God ' s hand.” 11 K RS H o X , J E A X X ETT E " Her voice was ever soft and gentle and low .An excellent thing in woman. " 1928 hj}ic7 ' soni(i?i 1928 G o e Hewitt, Gladys “Broken by it, I too maybe; Bow to it, I never will. " Hochberg, Bessie “Amiability hines by its own light. " James, Hope “He who has seen her smile Has seen perfection. " Jones, Ruby “One who holds in trust (rod ' s gold to give again. " Kenmsox, Dorothy “1 found Him in the shining of the stars I marked Him in the flowerings of his fields. " Iaov, Freida “.Moderation — the noblest gift of heaven. " L ' the, Phillis " The inborn geniality of some people amounts to genius.” Merrill, Kli abeth " Serene and smiling, always kind A willing helper you will find. ' ’ 39 1928 Emerson ia i 1928 Miller, Mauelixe “Oear gift on thee He did not Npare.” Mwmnc., Marjorie " Let ns then lie n|) and doiiiR. " Moss, Edward " Still deems himself a peril A danger to all loveK ladies. " Paine, Prisciu. " A Woman who hath poise.” Paouht, C hari.otte " Coolness and absence of heat and haste Indicate fine (pialities. " Peterson, Anna “The best of life is conversation.” POSTLES, CJrACE " Music in her voice and in her heart.” Pride, ( )live “. demure lassie but with a will of her own. " CW ' f ie. (Strice 40 1928 limersonia?! 1928 v 50 . Rogers, Lixda “There is no wisdom like frankness. ’ Seeley, Iva “I shall make reason my guide.” Shelfer, Illsie “Such gentle ways, such winning charm, She made no enemies. " SOFOREN’KO, AXX “Loyal to duty and to friends sincere. To hearts that have known her she has proved most dear. " Straxge, Ethel " She doeth little kindnesses that Others leave undone. " SuLLiVAX, Mary “.A tender heart, a will unfiexible. " ' r OR XTONL 1 ' 1 i ELM A " Mv mind is a kingdom of my own. ' w HEDOX ' , M ARA’ “Great thoughts, great feelings come To her like instincts unawares. " EtWl AY a.(t Ahe ti 41 192S KfHa ' sofiiafi 1928 ZlN ' NECKlR, KsTHER “ I iNcretion in peech K mure than elo- (|nence. ' Hot . Katherine " ( ' nmpo ' iirc i ' thy Rift. " PovncH, Dorice " T ' li a voiiiiR heart everythiiiR iv fun” Lemke, Irma “If exfusev ever court would hold. Irma would reiRii supreme. " 1,LEI. , .M R |()RI1 ' “ I ' he most effective co(|uetry is inno- cence. " .Manx, Gwkxuoi.ix “hhe is pretty to walk with and witty to talk with. ■And pleasant to think on to. " McLean, Ldith “A Rood friend and a true one. Lieberman, Cei.e “Candor is the hriRhtest Rcm of criti- cism. " ■12 1928 Rmerso i ia i 1928 Junior Class J istorp The Class of ' 28 makes its final b(j v to Emerson College by the submission of this ear Hook. ' Ehis last and nohle y;esture concludes three years of acti ities of one kind and another. ' Ehe class, having reached that calm that comes after the storm of Junior cr eek, prom, etc., now can settle back peacefullv and review the achievements of their three eventful vears at our nohle institution. ( )ne characteristic seems to mark all their endeavors, a boldness, even to rashness in their attempts. As b reshman the class had the consummate ner e to present a plav instead of the customary stunt. I his rash act came to a happv ending chiefly because the pla ' was coached by our good friend and sponsor. .Mart Winn. ' Ehe class was steered by the firm hand of our President, " irginia Jerguson, who showed her execi ' tive abilitv by being happih ' mar- ried in her Sophomore tear. .As Sophomores thev renewed their activities by gicing a party to the incoming Ereshmen. This was a ery sophisticated affair with an orchestra, dancing and ice cream cones! d ' his year had its climax in the Pantomime, an extremely modernistic affair called h’ews from the Eiffel " Power. " Ehe general effect was rather the same as viewing a futuristic picture for the first time; one was a bit awestruck and breath- less tr ing to decide what it was all about. I ' he cniip de nuiitre was the picture of Harry Davis as the ostrich, feathers and all, climbing out of the camera. .A sight one does not ha e the opportunity of seeing every dav. ■As Juniors the class arri ed full of spirits and carefree jollitv . Ho e er, the were soon sobered dmvn by the solemn warnings and doleful predictions of the Seniors and Faculty concerning debts and the responsibility involved in a Prom, ' f ear Hook, etc. Hut with their usual rashness the ' undertook their duties, and after much strug- gling they produced Junior week, a song da done in .Mi nstrel Show st le with a handsome barker in Miss .Allyn who it is rumored caused sijme feminine hearts to flvitter by her handsome appearance. " Ehe Junior-Senior Debate produced a learned and heated discussion of the Nicaraguan situation. " Ehe Juniors won as per tradition. " Ehe usual hue and cr - of injustice arose also as by tradition in spite of the importation of an expert judge from Jff)ston University, who gave the reasons for his decision. " Ehe Juniors and Seniors patched up their differences enough to enjoy the Stunt and the Prom the next day. .As the music died awa and the last car left the Hotel where the Prom was held the Junior President heaved a huge sigh of relief and pre- pared to be laid out in lavender. " Ehen came the A ear Hook rush and much hounding people for pictures, and cussing and discussing photographers and printers. Now the season is nearly over, and it only remains to be seen vvhether or not the Juniors can catch the Seniors on Sneak Da ' . " Phis would be entireh’ against all tradition, but we are optimistic and predict at least a merrv chase. " Ehe Juniors are always full of surprises. 43 a ri 1 t ' Thelma- Alah - dc ffoc. 1928 Kmersofiidfi 1928 i isitorp of iljE Class of ’30 The good ship of the Class (jf ' 30 started it’s second ’o age r ith Hohbie Har e at the helm, Kay Sulli an as ship’s Bursar, Catherine Grant as the scrihe of the records and a crew (jf enthusiastic, sea-worth shipmates, A bit of the Freshman- green had been rubbed off lier decks and she set sail with the great dignity befitting her position. The first encounter as c ith the Freshman Class and took the form of a part for the members of the latter. As the second step in E olution is smoothness, the ship sailed along at an e en pace on its second oyage until the latter part of Januart ' . At that time rehearsing began for the Sophomore Stunt. On February twentv-third the Stunt was presented on ' l e Goode Shippe Huntington Chambers for the rest of the fleet. It took the form of a pantomime, “I’he MelanchoI Marquis.” Miss Adele Dowling of the facultt coached the crew, and under her direction the shipmates strived to carry out the second step and put on a “smooth” production. The canage closed with many plans for making the next expedition of the Class of ' 30 the best ever. Fi.eaxor Harvey. ’30. 47 192S Fjfie7 wfii(jn 1928 opljoinort Santomime rm-: aiklanchol mar(jl is Febru:ir 2.F F 2S .M IM i;s .M R(,ll IS ........ J K A X X F.TT K K O U SS E I, -M Roi isi:, HiS MntluT Mildred Steve xs Cook ......... Edward Wies Cook’s DAicinKR ...... Alice R ax Ikstkr ......... CoxsTAXCE Riley Cm AM RHRI.AIX ....... Eleaxor Harvey Fl TH PI.A I R ....... VlRCIXIA I ' lRIELLO H ARI.HOL’IX ' AUT Paxiai.oxk ........ Edward Wies I )o i roRK, Suitor to Columbine .... Helex ' .Abrams Coi.LM Kixh, Pantalone’s Daughter .Alice Ryax PiliRROi, Columbine’s Lo er ..... Jean’xette Dowlixc H.ari.Kol IX, Pierrot’s T ' riend .... Locise Moore Th h HiSiioi ' ..... ... CoxsTAXCE Riley THK S ' l ' AFK P roM i i !•; Com m i ttki-: Fi.i woR IF r i j I- axxi tti: Dowi.ixr, C I H IRIX i; Si’ I.I.IX ' AX I ' aci I IA Ai) ISOR Adki.i-; N kiu. Dowi.ixc M ( SIC ........... Ji i.iK T Pnii.i.ii’S CosiiMis .... ..... ' I ' m I ' ODORA Smith SlA(,l. Si TIIXCS . . ... . . Wksi.i.v ' Fibrai.s Fi(,iinx(, ... Hi.i.i:x liii i)v PrCM.RAMS .XI) I’l HI, K i n Ca ' I III RIXl, Sl l l.H AX ■IH 1928 Emerso iian 1928 Jfrestjinan Class l istorp I ' lie Class of 1931 has proudly raised its banner upon the flag-pole of attainment, and it now flutters to the four winds of cidture together with the three other beautiful flags at Emerson. It was unfurled by aspiring souls with hearts beating faster to the tune of earning, a yearning for what is hne in this world. It was raised into the heavens amidst the mountains of brotherh and sisterly lo e, which reverberated with the youthful but ambitious treble of the Freshman. That imleflnite hut most heartfelt spirit of Emerson soon imbued the reticent Freshmen with an indomitable enthusiasm for their work, class, and college. And that is why the Class of 1931 i out to make history for Emerson! The ' ha e elected the following from their group as leaders: Myriam E. Muirhead, Pa., Samuel Pe zner, ice-president, S l ia Dworsky, Secretary ' , Cl de W. Dow, ’Ereasurer. .A constituticjii committee, con- sisting of the class officers and representati es in the student senate, Laura N e, and Esther Heckley, went to work on a constitution for the class. ’Ehe class has been rolling along the pathway of progress and it will end its first ear triumphantly with the Freshman stunt. It is the sincere desire of the Class of 1931 to carry, for the three remaining ears, their banner high in the clouds for dear old Emerson! 51 1928 F.mcrsoniafi 1928 Confession Scorn IS not wise, and sorrow is not w ise, And bitterness is smallest of the three, et these are cloak and shoe and staff to me. Fool, and more fool, and pitied for a fool. If 1 should tpiestion lo e and hijther sijiht Let silence alue me the less for that. I who ha e sinned enouy;h, but not enough For purgatory or the blessing there. If there is song to -words, then let that be, •And shatter w hat 1 ha e not learned to say, d ' liat from the harried heap of little sound Humility ma gather up the dust. Amen to life, and life to that amen. J. I). Sntnlnbf ' File night relieves the temiiesting of hearts And stoops to gather all the poverties Into the quiet bosom of herself. File hopeless things will not be hopeless then, .And baseless dreails will utterly dissolve. hat matters day if just proportions form hen dav is gone? ,T. I). IB lit JJaticucr : — Impatience shows a sad contempt ( )f lesser angels of an end, .And wrinkles an iinlovelv brow .Above her clouded eyes. Hut p.atience sets intinity Within her open hands and waits, d ' ill. when the rounded da has passed. She reaches out her arms, and lo — Icxtends the ultimate. J. STILLUrUENT CQUPLCD ( ND IN5EPRRR1T " 1928 E ne? ' so?iia?t 1928 i%appa ainma Clji “God divided man into men that they might help each other.’’ — Sexi-CA Green and White 1902 Lil ' of the alley H()USE — 629 Commonwealth Avenue 192S Dorothy- AIav Atwill Hinda Herxadixe Bowker Muriel Egi.ixtox Barrox A1ar Agxes AIl Phillips Astrid AEar(jarete Suxdelof 1929 Irma Eouise Lemke AEarv Elixore Whedox Dorothv DeWixter " alieaxt Olive Esther Pride Elsie Lea Shelfer Gw EXDOLIX AE xx 1930 Katrixe Vax I) •cK Bucher Mildred Alixe Stevexs Es ' iher KArHARix”E Hartt Klise AIarguerite Schwart , Charlotte Thompsox Elizabeth Eraxces White Alice FIli abeth Rn ax PLEDGES ALrtie Lilliax Bracklev Florexce Jeax Xelsox Gertrude AEae Kxowles SuZAX ' XE ViRGIXIA PoLLARD Laura E. Xve F ' lorexce a. Beers Ailiax ' R. Cummixgs AIarguerite Clark Louise Hamiltox AIaguire Jaxe P ' raxces Hollaxd A I ARTII A A I ARIE Sarah Joceia x’ Edgerlv AL ' riam Elizabeth AIuirhead ' Ehelma AIildred Coolidge La A;rxe AVixoxa Shied Rosamoxd ' Eavlor Ruth AIariox Harris Edith Ivlizabeth Laxgille Thelma Elizabeth Schaefer PIlisabeth P’airchild Helex PId ' ithe Schwexk Haxey 55 1928 Kmcrsofiian 1928 IK )N()RAR1 KS Mrs. H. R. Soi ihwick Mrs. H. S. Ross .Mrs. W ' . H. Kkxnv 1 Rs. .A. K. Hi. cK Miss Kiuhi. Hailey .Miss .Auelaiue Paitersox Miss Marjorie Kxarp Mrs. Gertre ' di: Kaye EVK.NTS Nn . lb Airs. Soutliw ick’s Reception ( )ct. 2S Pirate Dance I )ec. Formal Jan. 1. Winter Carnixal Feb. IS Kappa Knijjlit Kluh Feb. lb Kajipa lea .Apr. Sprinsj Formal 1928 E nerso iian 1928 |3i)i illii ainina Founded IS ' S at Hollins, d’rginia. Established at Fmersoti College (jf ( rator 1902. CMAPTKR ROLL Alf ' HA — L merson Ccdlege of ( )ratory, Hoston, Mass. Bet.a — L niversity of Oklahoma, Norman, ( )kla. G.am.m.a — Drake Uni ersity, I fes .Moines, Lnra. Delta — Simpson College, Indianola, Io a. Epsilox — .Minneapolis School of Dramatic Art, .Minneapolis, Monn. Zet.a — Lhiiversit - of W ' ashington, Seattle, Wash. (Colors — Blue and black. Jewels — " 1 urquoise and pearl. Jloivers — Sweetheart rose and Forget-me-not . HONORAR ' i ' .ML.MBFRS Presidext Hexra L. SouittwicK Mr. Joseph E. Coxxor Mrs. E. Charltox Bi.ack .Mrs. Fraxces S. Pote .Mr. Bei -FORD Forrest .Mrs. Julia Roupp Mr. Fraxcis T. .McCabe ASSOCl.VFE .ME.MBER Mara Wixx Bi llock ACTIVE .ME.MBERS 1928 .Martha Christopher .Vlice Doa le .Mara .Ammerm.ax .Mar .ette Gardxer .Matilda Robertshaw AIarguerite Mitchexer Leoxa Gosmax Fraxces Baggett Katherixe Graham .Mable ’all.a Berthe Hartlea ' 1929 St.-arr . lla x Laura Coxverse .Marjorie .M axxi.xg .Ama ' Bell MacKixxon’ Lois Dow Hope James .M ADELixE Miller .Marjorie Vallela ' Priscilla Paixe M argarette H arris 57 1928 Eme? ' so?iian 1928 Louise Harlow Dorvce Rowe R um Parmei.ee Eleanor Harvey 1930 Ada Do le Es ' iiier Nelson ' Ann Walsh Lillian ' Simpson Esther Hecklev Ruth Davis .Mildred Jones -Marianne Evers Lillian Born Ethlvn Little Louise Collins PLEDGES Ruth Parsons Betty Lou .Moore Louise Price Betty Cushman Esther Zinnecker Marian 1 ' hurlow Clarissa Peever CHAPTER HOLSE — 189 Bay State Road. Boston, .Mass. Of the many delightful things that have come to Phi Mu (famma during this school tear, we have only space to tell a few. Our first tea dance of the season was held December 3 in honor of our new pledges; an ficcasion of much happi ness for us as for our guests who seemed in the best humor. Just before we enjoyed the vitalization of the Christmas Holidavs, it was our privilege to invite Mrs. Pote, our house mother, to become an honorary member of Phi Iu Gamma. During the month of Eebruary word came to us that the newly elected ice- President of the Grand Council of Phi Mu Gamma was none other than our own .Alpha sister, and former teacher at Emerson, .Mar Winn, now Mrs. Alyron Bullock. J ' his year, the annual scholarship pla ' was given March 12 at the Fine .Arts Theatre, and was written and directed by Mr. Belford Forrest. “The Growing Up of Margot Prescott” is the title, and it is in three episodes. Wholly modern in its theme and treatment, the play caused much comment and was a great success in all ways. Starr .Allin, President. 5y 1928 Kme? ' so?iia?i 1928 Heta Ijt €ta P ' uunded Phi Kta Sigma, 1893. Zeta Phi Eta, 1908. CHAPTER ROLL Alpha — Emerson College of Oratory. Boston, Mass. Beta — Cumnock School of Oratort ' , Xorthwestern University, Evanston. Illinois. Gamma — Drake University, I)es Moines, Iowa. Delta — Syracuse University, Svracuse, X. Epsilox — Brenau College, Gainesville, Georgia. Zet.a — Southern Methodist L niversity, Dallas, ' Ee.xas. Et.a — University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Cal. B ' het.v — Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Iota — Wesley College, Grand E ' ork, .Xorth Dakota. (jftbtrs — Rose and hite Jeivel — Pearl. Floiver — La Erance Rose HOXORAR ' t ' ME.MBERS Edward Phillip Hicks Ell.a G. Stockdale .Marv E. Gatchell E. Charltox Black Rev. Allex A. Stockdale Sarah . gxes Kxo. Bl.vck Cl.aude Eisher He.xrv L. Southwick Elizabeth M. Barxes Bertel G. Willard E ii.L Dowlixg ASSOCIATE .ME.MBERS .Maude G. Hicks Gerirude .McQlestex ' Elsie R. Riddell Gertrl’de Chamberlaixe Elvie B. Willard Kloxda Lvxx OEEICERS .• rchox ’lCE .ArCHOX ' Stewardess House Treasurer .Marshall House Presidext Social Chairm.ax Juliet Phillips Margaret Plummer Eileex Ihmsex Helex Brady M ARY Crooks M ILLICEXT DiSCOE Mh.dred Demarest 61 192S limcrso?iidfi 1928 ACTIVK MKMHKRS 1Q2S A I Rr, Ri- I ' An drkws Mii.i)Ri:u Dimarhst AIiu.rini Discok A 1 R,|ORii: llor.AX Eii.hi.n 1hmsi:x ( il,OR Kkxmd ' i’ " lR(;iXIA Jli.iki Piiii.i.ips A1 ARCIARHT Pl.L ' MMKR AIixxa Rl i-cgi- IIattik AI i-: Rl sskll ( iPRTRL D H SpAL I.DIX ' G Cl, iRE Sturtev.vxt W ' h ITX lA ' 1Q2‘) Fraxgks Hi-.amer Al i Brow n ' B R R A R . ] C IT i; R K 1 1; LD AI R10X B ' i RXK ArI.IXE CoXXHR ' l’ A I RV Crooks Ki.haxor Sxader I ' lii ' i.MA Wells 1Q20 Rurii Armstroxg Al.lCI. B XRI ' LETT Hi: I. IX Brady Kl.l AXOR I) X 1 ELS j EX X I I ri, I )ow 1,1 XG I A, LEX H a I H .VW A ' R.k ' Hel Lew sex CoXST.XXGI, RiLE ' i ' ' I ' liEODORA Smith C A I H E R I X !■; S L ' L L I ’. X PLEDGES N NAA A rw I LL Al R(;. RET Jeffers Rosaml xd Al cR i: A I Ri Ax ( )w i;x ' E lll, Rohixs Al r(;aret R ax J l-.AXXETTE ScilEIDT X ' lRGIXIA SlIIP.MAX ' Alberta ' Ehomas E orm A ' eatox CH.AP2 IG ll()L Si ' — S67 Beacon Street, Boston. Calendar for 1P27-2S’ Colonial d ' ea — ( fctoher ■Annua! Zeta I)a — o ember 1 1 allow e’en I )ance — No ember 1 1 ouse 1 lance — JamiaiA Zeta Zamboree — April ' ! ' o I beater — .April 1928 limei ' soiiian 1928 igma Qclta Cl)i Alpha — Emerson College of (Oratory Culors — Orchid and green Jeivel — Pearl Floivers — Red rose and lily of the valley Lois Teal Belford Forrest HONORAR ' i ' MEMBERS Joseph Coxxor Amelia Greex Wvxer OFFICERS Presidext ....... ' ice-Presidext ...... Recordixg Secretary ..... CORRESPOXDIXG SeCRET.ARV .... TrE.ASL ' RER ....... Rebecca Jave K.vufmax AEarie Louise Kullmax Esther Bookheim Jaxe Freem x Axxe Ruth Soforexko ACTIVE AIEAIBERS 1P28 Rebecca Jave Kaufmax AEvrie Louise Kullmax’ Jaxe Freemax Esther Bookheim 1P2P Axxe Ruth Soforexko EIelex Abrams Ruth Simox Ros.amoxd Siegal Leoxa Rothsteix’ 1Q30 1931 AIildreu Abrams S T. TA Dworskv Evelvx Co hex 63 1928 Ewersonian 1928 Pr.EDGES Axxe Rosen ' (jertrude Eurmax Euxa Eowexberc; Axxe Hoffmax It is indeed a joy for Sigma Delta Chi to be able to join the sorority ranks. We wish to here e.xpress our gratitude to Phi Mu Gamma, Zeta Phi Eta, and K.ippa Gamma Chi, for the help they have been to us, for the aid they have rendered in facilitating our organization. We have already secured our chapter house for next year. It is located at 188 Bay State Road. It is our greatest hope that we may live up to the standards set for us by the other three sororities. The privilege is certainly a great one, and our endea ors shall be con- centrated in fulfilling the trust which has been placed in is. outfjern Clui) of Cmersoii College ' I ' he little celestial spark of love for the Southland is kept burning deep within the breast of every Southerner, during the brief yet delightful isit in the North, by means of the Southern Club. This is comprised of twenty-fi e members, wbo meet and lunch together once a month, stri ing to make their College and this life happier and finer for their having been in it. “Dixieland” was staged April tbe thirteentb. A book written by a southern author was presented to the College Library at that time. The members are: President — Elsie Shelfer of Arcadia. Florida. Secret.arv .VXD Tre.vsurer — Marie Louise Kuli.max of Waterproof, Louisiana. " Lexas — Violet Miers M ixxETTE Simon ( )klaboma — Lilli.an Horn Ruth Simon Marion Lew Hattie M e Russell Florida — Thelma Holton I ' helm.a Welles W INNIFRED WrK.HT Elsie Shelfer Georgia — Ruby Jones Lucy Shivers Rochelle Williams Arkansas — Marion Owen Marjorie Hogan North Carolina — Meade Se.awell Jennie Pond E viiL ' i ' Robbins Ruth Rogers Virginia — Kentucky — Louise Moore Wst Virginia — Louisiana — ’ashington, D. C. — Scotia Hallard Evelyn Jackson Nannie Lowe Marie Louise Kullm.an C.ATHERINE HiRCH 67 1928 Emersonia?i 1928 iWenoiafj : onetp The Alenorah Society has carried on its work most successfully this year. Under the leadership of Rebecca Jaye Kaufman, the organization has doubled its member- ship. The society aims to encourage and strengthen Jewish ideals and principles. It meets twice a month ; one afternoon is for social activities, and an interesting speaker, while the other is purely business. A formal was given at the Hotel Somerset, December 3, for the benefit of the Walter Bradley Tripp Memorial Scholarship, founded in 1927, and given each year to a needy student. Officers ; Presidext Vice Presidext Secret.ary Treasurer Rebecca Jaye Kaufmax Bessie Hochberg Euxa B. Smith Axxe R. Soforexko 09 r?-V- 1928 E c? ' so?iia i 1928 iielunian Club The Newman Club lias grown both in membership and in spiritual power during this tear. We feel that being a member of the h ' ederation of Catholic College Clubs has tended to broaden the interest of the club in so much as it affiliates us with the Catholic Clubs of other colleges. e have had many interesting and inspiring meetings this year and several social events. At the first of the school tear our president met all those in the club and spoke to them of the value and meaning of the club. From the splendid talk we gained cooperation and mant loyal supporters. Later our very interested friend, Professor Joseph E. Connor, gave the club a very inspirational talk and it was hoped that tve might put on a Lenten Drama this tear, but after careful searching the play committee, tvhich consisted of Alice Teed, chairman, tvith able assistants Betty Leonard, Anna Peterson and Leo Carroll, re- ported that suitable material could not be found so this plan tvas abandoned. The members of the club spent a most enjoyable tveek-end beginning October 21. d ' hev attended the Federation Formal Dance on Friday evening at the Repertory Hall. Saturday afternoon a tea was held at the League House on Arlington Street and the girls had the pleasure of meeting Vm. Cardinal ()’Connell, Archbishop of Boston; and on Sundat’ morning a communion breakfast served at the Hotel Lenf)x completed the week-end. ( n the evening of November 10, Miss Isobel Collins opened her home in Waverlet ' to all the members of the club, gi ing a party in the form of an initia- tion and welcome to the new members and tvhicb proved a grand success. In closing the social program for the tear the club is planning a dance to be held late in April to which all the members are looking forward with great enthus- iasm. The club has taken definite steps fonvard this t ear and we hope that next year the girls will endeavor to further the ideals of the club i hich have not been reached as et. in this way making the club a credit to themsehes and the school from both a religious and a social standpoint. Fhe officers for the tear were as follows: .Marv Sui.liv.ax ....... Isobel Collixs ....... Marg.aret Breau ...... Charlotte Paquet ...... To next year’s members we wish the best of success. Respectfidly submitted. President Vice President SECRETAR ' Tre.asurer -Margaret E. Breau, Secretary. 71 1928 E ie?’so?iia i 1928 gouug monien’si CIjriStiau Ssisodation Emerson . VV . C. A. started 1 27 off with a meeting of the newly-elected cabinet and those who wished to become members. From this group came interesting and helpfid discussions and plans. Teas were held at the City headiiuarters where Emerson girls met others and enjoyable ideas were exchanged. Betty Leonard, a Sophomore, represented Emerson at Camp Maqua last summer. Although the association was not as prominent as in other years, we feel that it will be next ear. No matter what happens, there will always be a spark of Y. V. waiting to be fanned into a strong blaze. 73 1928 Eme? ' so iian 1928 |)fji :Ulptja Can Founded, Emerson Colle ie of Oratory, 1 02. CFfAP l ' ER ROLL Alpha — Emerson College of Orator , Jfoston, Mass. Beta — University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis. G.amma — University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Neb. Delta — Leland Stanford Universitv, Herkele ' , Calif. Epsilox — University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn. Zet. — Carroll College, W’aukesba, Wis. 1 H ET.A — Nortbwestern College, Napeville, 111. loT.A — University of Kansas, Lawrence. Kan. Kapp.a — Syracuse University, Sy racuse, N. Y. La.mbda — University of Eexas, Austin, Ee.x. Ml ' — Unic ersity of ( fklahoma, Norman. ( )kla. N u — Pacific Uni ersity , Forest Grove, ()re. (Miicrox — S tate Agricultural College, .Manhattan. Kan. Pi — University of Arkansas, Fayett ille, Ark. - i — University of .Michigan, . ' nn .Arbor, .Mich. ACl ' lVE .MF.MBERS Hexrv Lawrexce Southwick Russell White FI arris Robert Howes Burxham Edward Irvixc Moss Joseph Edward Coxxor Warrex Goddard PLEDGES Edward Weis In grateful remembrance of our late honorary memher. E. Charlton Black, whose literary genius and scholastic ideals will he an enduring inspiration. 75 192cS Emersonian 1928 )%tiibeut (0 ol)rrnmfnt SIssocintion [ RI-SII)l-, 1 ' ' RCRI ' TAR ' 1-Tri; Sl RKR M ARc.ARET Andrews Ida AIa ' Rosenhain Alice 1’eed Tile Student Senate consists of the officers of tlie Student Government Associa- tion. tile liouse presidents, the proctors, the dormitory matrons and the preceptress of tile college. d he Student Cio ernment .Association consists of the Association oflicers, the senate, the class presidents, the house presidents, and two representati es from each class. Ourinfi this scholastic ear of |P27 to I ' GS the Student (Government Associa- tion under the superb leadership of .Miss .Margaret Andrews, has splendidl fulfilled its ohlijiatioiis. .As this jj;ncs to press, a committee composed of members of the Student (iovernment .Association and two, elected from the Student bod , are con- templating a revision of the constitution. Several successful meetings have been devoted to this cause. .Aj ain, the Student Government Association is now waiting the tryinji out in A lav of our new proctor honor svstem at the examinations. It is the earnest wish of the recorder that the Student bodv as a whole will back Us in this as thev have backed us in each previous issue. A. ' 1 ' . 1928 R}?ie7 ' S(j?iia?i 1928 €meisonian Ed1TOR-1X-CH IE? ' Business Manager Advertising Manager ' rite-up PAjitor Picture Editor M ARJORIE AEaNNING Anne Soforenko Starr Aelvn Irma Lemke; Thelma Welles 77 itloou itlngic I lu‘ moon has spilt Iut siK i-r on the lake, And leaves a trail ot moonbeam in her wake, The spangle in our train ot troth and toam A ' ' noisilv the switt launeh hears us home; All arouiul about the small lone islands stand — (treat lumps ot shore hurled h some giant hand. They ' re seen again in silken waters, w here Lie splashes ot moon silver, here and there, (), spirit ot the hushed and pertect night I’orgive disturbers ot thy magic rite! As, cutting thro igh the waters shining way, W e Hing it back in sparkling w ings ot sprav The spell ot ipiiet, all divinely wrought, ()ur human noise has rudelv set at nought — Destroying it w ith roaring hum so loud d ' he pallid moon shrink ' neath a rutHed cloud. When we have gone w ilt thou again breathe o ' er 1 he waters and the rocky wooded shore,- I ' he stillness never understootl by man, A calm that must have been ere tilings began ; W ith none to bear the crv ot answering loon, ( )r see the i|uiet shimmer ot the moon. M. M. tCljf Ciitlcaf lliicl) in iHap Not leaning over woodland pool, Hut near a great old rugged school. There stands a little lonelv tree, — .A slender drooiiing little tree. Hut when the winds are strong and tree Tossing on high her draperie. She seems to dance in tren led glee She cares not tor the witnl, not she, — .A verv saucv little tree. ■Again when gentle breezes blow d ' he little tree breathes sott and slow , Her trail green trondlets outward go In little swavings to and tro, .■ nd so In drooping daintiness, .And dreaming dreams ot happiness. So tali ' a thing is she to see. — .- rather ]ieiisive little tree. When night its ipiiet darkness brings ' I ' o tired little creeping things. She sitts the moonshine into strands I he sllverv tovs tor tallies’ hands; So pale and vv raithlike, then, is she, — Hut just a peacetul little tree. .M. M. 78 WVM 7 YZ7W W LV- " c I u r c 1928 limersofiian 1928 Communttj) Qraina ’I he eoinnumitN drama course this tear under the supers ision of Mrs. (dertrude Kate has produced remailsahle results. I he course is a most comprehensise one in that the students ha e ati opportunits to present plats, thus lasing the foundation for their work outside and familiari in;j; them with technii|ue of the staj e, and the art (jf direction. here is todas a jireat dunand in the field of communits drama for those who are adetpiatels ei|uipped. It is not the aim now, to mends aapiaint the person in the settlement house ss ith a smattering knots ledj;e of the drama, hut to realls educate him to ss hat the finest in drama means, the stuils of classics included, I )rama in the settlement house ss as of minor importance until a fe s sears a o. It nosv is the leadinjr deiiartment in almost esers settlement house In the countrs. The salue of the drama in the settlement house lies In the fact that ss hile it sei s es as a means of disersion it also has a j reat educational imiiortance. ’Idle niimher in the communits drama class is larye and conseipientls able to take care of all the settlements in the citv. The ssork is not confined to the settlement houses. The students are sent to the public and parochial schoids, and there also find an excellent field, ’Idle houses to ss hicli the students are sent include the l)ennison, Peahods , Nor- folk, Lincidn, .North Hennet Industrial, W est I ' .nd and numerous others, ’I he sear has been a most successful one and .Mrs, Kase has ample reason to he proud of her efforts. It is not oiils on the Immediate result that she mas ' pride herself, for she has made us realize boss scrs broad is the fudd in communits drama, and ss hat s]dendld things ssc can aia ' ompllsh In the ssork. 84 R ?ic ' so iia i 192(S 1928 Cljtlbren’s Cfjeatrc ( )n ( )ctolxT t vent -second, the first iierforniance of tlte ninth season of Children’s Theatre ras presented. Little did one think when the curtains parted on that day that it was to be the most successful season in the liistory of the tlieatre. Helievinjj; that still greater aims might be obta ned, it as decided that the Chil- dren’s ’Theatre should be organized, and this plan inaugurated: that the Children’s ’Theatre Companv be composed of members of the Sophomore Dramatic Training class, and should be under super ision of Mr. Helford Forrest, and an executive staff, composed of Mr. Helford Forrest, Director; Miss Ethel ’. Hailey, Associate Director: Mr. Daniel (). Hrewster, Art Director; Mr. Robert H. Hiirnham, Director of Make- up; Miss Juliet Phillips, Musical Director; and Miss Catheriii " Siillisan, Husiness Manager. Some delightful plats were presented during the season. On ( fetober 27 the Children ' s Theatre Company irresented “Alice In .Movieland,” a delightful modern fantasy for young folks, written expresslv for the theatre bv .Mr. Helford P ' orrest. In November “Cinderella,” a fairy tale in four scenes b Jielford Forrest, was given. Hoth of these plavs met with such great approval by their audience that the “doings” of Children’s ’Theatre soon spread, and it was then that it was decided that in order to supph the demands for seats, it would be necessary to gi e two irerformances of the plavs to follow. In December, a Christmas pla , “Friar .Angelico,” by Daniel O. Hrewster, as presented in our theatre and later in Framingham, .Mass., when it as given before the Woman ' s Club of that cit . Perhaps one of the most interesting plats of the season tvas “Robin Hood,” by Lura .Monier. ’This play was taken to Milton and presented there. Then in February came the delightful performance (jf “’The J ' hree Hears,” a musical play directed by Ida .May Rosenhain, assisted b Juliett Phillips. ’The wee ones enjoyed this particularly, so much that man of the same faces were seen at the second performance of this play. W ithout doubt, the most beautiful play of the season was that of “The Pied Piper,” written and directed by .Miss Jeanette Dowling. .A set had been made b Mr. .McFadden of the .Art Department, and the atmosphere created by the pla was one not soon to be forgotten. W’ith the “Knave of Hearts” b ILdford Forrest, a perfectly delightful play adapted from the old Mother Goose rhyme, th.e seascjn was brought to a close. ’The reputation of Children’s ’Theatre has been established. ’The movement has gained the recognition of the heads of the dramatic departments (jf main of the larger colleges, who have congratulated us for the fine work done by this theatre. To .Mr. I elford Forrest and to .Miss Ethel Haile ' e owe much, for it has been through their unending help and aid that Children’s ’Theatre has become what it is today. May the season of 1P28-1P2P be e en more successful than 1 727-1 28, and ma those who join the company enjo and receive as much aid as ve of the present companv have enjoved and received from it. C. M. S. 87 192S Emerson ian 1928 )%fnior i ctitals I )fcenilHT S’. l‘ 27 It I Wert’ Kiii — McCtirtliy I ' hc Show Ott — Act 1 — Kt ' lly A llumhle Romance — Free man I ' lu Pa M ' nji of Arthur — fennyson Hkrihe Hartley ' I ' HELM A HoLTIV Margaret Pll ' mmer Rl S.SELI, H RRIS December 15, 1 27 I ' lie Inlieritors — iilaspell 5e enteen — Farkint fan .... a. Al Oiuler House — Anonymous h. 5 esterda . I ' odar and 1 omorrow ) . c. riu- hsion Splendid i ' ' I he Meltiiuj; Pot — , ct 1 — .ant ii. ' ill Mar .ette Gardner Edith Loihrop Oxenham Henr ' i Brl baker Mrs. Eleanor LLACE januaiA 12, 1P28 The .Admirable Crichton — Barrie ' Ehe Helo ed A ' a ahond — Locke Sea •Mood- ' 1 he Mermaitl — Fennyson ] d ' he Sandpiper — CcFia ' Fliax er I A Gull— R’o .cr Hillyer f d ' he ' .i rant Heart — ). S. Shorter J Twelfth Ni;zhr — Shakespeare januar Gmihtv Street — Barrie . . . . d ' he E.imp and the Hell — Millay Cirulerella l) es d ' hem Black — Kilhoiirne he Death of A ' a — Ihsen Rebecca Kaufman Leona Gosman Taube Si avman Alice Teed I ' T I ' DS Hattie AE e Russei.i. IcSTHER BoOKHEIM M VRGARET Andrews Hinda Bowker Januar 26. PGS I he Whll — Barrie The ' amp — Lea d he Shepherd — Charles l orrest d he Pla ’s the Idling — Molnar Eugene Pooi.e AIiriam Levin EMH, ■ Moulton Id AE v Rosenhain 90 1928 Rme? ' so?iian 1928 SFiinior i ecitals February 2, 1 ' 328 His Majesty ' Fhe King — Kipling .... -A Set of Turtjuoise — Aldrich ..... ' Fhe Prince of Court Painters — MacKa Just I ' wo Men — Pillnt ...... February P, 1 528 ■Muleykeh — Brmvning ..... Growing Lp — Morley ..... Stories of Uncle Remus — Harris " Fhe Slave — Yates ...... .March 1, 1Q28 The Ballad of the Carmilhan — Longfelloic Fhe Little Stone House — George Calderon Fhe Romancers — Act 1 — Edmond Rostand W anderlust — Kenyon iXicliolson Virginia Hammond Mariax Leva Rl bv Jones Harry Davis Leo Carroll Olive Pride Lucy Shivers Jennie Pond ARREN Goddard Dorothy Kennison Ari.ine Connery Dorothy Valieant 91 1928 lima ' sonian 1928 opfjomovt JAftitals March 15. 1 28 A Pair ot l.unatio — ’. R. U alktr I he Hunchback of Cremona — iraiicois (Utppie Columlrlne — ( oliii (1. (Ue mints Ships (a) In an Oriental Harbor — C. Young Rice (h) Carjioes — John MnsefieliJ [ (c) ( )Id Ships — Dai ' id Slorton J A Corner on William — lannie kilhonrne Naomi Stroh Sarah Baker A I, ICE R ' l AN Katherine Hartt . . IsoBEi. I)e Prates March 2 5, 1 28 Oressin for the Pla — .1 r;i Isahe! I ' iske A Kentucky Cardinal — J tunes Ltine .{Hen W heel ' Bellord I orrest .... Hits of Philosophy fa) W hen Any .Morniiift — Harry A • ] fh) Hitter Sweet — lienry I an Dyke | c) .Are 5 ou ? — Original f (d) lu’fted Lp — .Mallock | Not (Juite Such a (loose — hhzaheth ({ale F.u.en Hathaw.ay Louise .Moore Hei.en Hradv M A R( : A R E r E N I G A N ' J2 Ida .Mae Furshman 1928 Kme? ' sonian 1928 Cfjronttles of 1927=1928 November November November November November November No ember November November December December December December December December December January January January 2 — Artists Recital Course, “Just " I ' o Get .Married,” . dele Neill Dowlinii, Huntington Chambers Hall, 8 p. m. 3 — I ' bursday morning lecture, “Our .American Audiences,” Clayton Hamilton, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 9 — .Artists Recital Course, “Messer Marco Polo,” Heltord Forrest, Hunt- ington Chambers Hall, 8 p. m. 10 — ’Ihursday morning lecture, readings fr jm “Pickwick Papers,” F. MeKille Quinby, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 1-1- — Emerson College Club of Boston, Children’s I ' heatre, e ening, Huntington Chambers Hall, 8 p. m. 16 — .Artists Recital Course, ‘‘Jeanne. D’.Arc,” Jessie Kldridge South- wick, Huntington Chambers Hall, 8 p. m. 17 — Seniors St le Show, Huntingt(jn Chambers Hall, afternoon. 19 — Children’s Theatre, “Cinderella,” Huntington Chambers Hall, 2,15 p. m. 23 — .Artists Recital Course, “Beau Brummel,” Francis Joseph McCabe, Huntington Chambers Hall, 8 p. m. 1 — Pounders Day observance with memorial e.xercises for Dr. F. Charl- ton Black, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 1 — Senior Pla , “b riar Bacon and Friar Bungay,” (Aid English Comedy, Huntington Chambers Hall, 8 p. m. 7 — Punerson M en’s Club play, “Ice-bound,” Huntington Chambers Hall. 8 p. m. 8 — First Senior Recital, Huntingt(jn Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 10 — Children’s ' I ' heatre, “F ' ra Angelico,” Huntington Chambers Hall, 2.15 p. m. 19 — Plmerson College Tea Bridge, 2.30 [i. m. 15 — Second Senior Recital, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 5 — Eecture on Plnglish Literature by .Miss Kathleen P ' itzgerald of Lon- don University, Plngland, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 9 — PImerson Club of Boston meeting — readings by Mrs. Scnithwick — at the home of Mrs. Hurley, 86 Moss Road, Jamaica Plain, 8 p. m. 12 — 1 bird Senior Recital, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 93 1928 Rma ' sonicui 1928 J amiar j anuaiy J amiar January I amiar January Februar February Februar ' February Februar February February February b ' ebruary February February Februar l ' ebruary I ' ebruary Mareh March .March 1. — Iliuiow ment iFince, Kappa House. — I ' Ourtli Senior Recital. Huntington Cliambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 21 — Chililren’s I heatre. “Robin Hood.” Huntington Chambers Hall, 2. 1 5 p. ni. 2b — b ' iftb Senior Recital. Huntinjiton Chambers Hall, 11.15 p. m. 27 — I)ramatic Recital for benefit of Fndownient, .Miss Mildred South- wick and assisting artists, Huntington Chambers Hall, S p. m. 2S — Children’s Fheatre repeat performance of " Robin Hood, " Hunting- ton Chambers Hall. 2.15 p. m. 2 — First Junior Recital, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. b — Second Junior Recital, Huntington Chambers Hall. 11.15 a.m. 10 — Lecture by Capt. Jack Wallace, life-sa ing director. Red Cross, Huntington Chambers Hall, 0.()() a. m. 13 — Closing Exercises of the Fmerson L ening School. Huntington Cham- bers Hall, S p. m. 13 — Public Readers Night. Fmerson Club, at Mrs. Odell, 57 H de Street. Newton Highlands. S .(M) p. m. 15 — ()pening of Junior W eek exercises — Song I)a — Huntington Cham- bers Hall. 0 a. m. 16 — Junior-Senior Debate, Hu ntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 17 — Junior Stunt, “.As 5 ou ' d Like It, " by .An How. Huntington Cham- bers Hall, 0 a. m. 17 — Junior Prom, Longwood ' Powers, 0 p. m. IS — Children ' s ' Fheatre, “I ' he Fhree Bears.” Hunting.ton Chambers Hall, 2.15 p. m. IS — Zeta Phi Lta tea dance. Zeta House, 4 to 7 p. m. IS — Kappa Knight Klub dance, Kappa House, P p. m. 23 — Sophomore Stunt, “ I he .Melancholy .Manpiis, " Huntington Cham- bers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 25 — k ' hildren’s Theatre repeats “The Three Bears.” Huntington Cham- bers Hall. 2.15 p. m. 1 — Third Junior Recital. Huntington 6 ' hambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. S — b ' ourth Junior Recital, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 10 — Children’s Theatre, “The Pied Piper,” Huntington Chambers Hall, 2.15 p. m. 1928 Rme? ' so?iia?i 1928 March March March March April April April April April April April April April April April May May 12 — Phi Mu Gamma Play, “The Growing Lp Of Margot Prescott,” Fine Arts " Fheater, 8 p, m. 15 — First Sophomore Recital, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 28 — Address by Oolooah Hurner, National 5. W. C. A.. Huntington Chambers Hall, P a. m. 2P — Sec(jnd SopboiTHJre Recital, Huntington Cbambers Hall. 11.15 a. m 5 — Fbird Sophomore Recital, Huntington Chambers Hall. 11.15 a. m. P — bevelling of Pla s, written by Play-writing course, before Fmerson Club of Boston, Huntington Chambers Hall, 8 p. m. 12 — Freshman Stunt, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 13 — Southern Club Stunt, Huntington Chambers Hall, 9 a. m. 14 — Children’s 4 ' heater, “ I he Kna e of Hearts,” Huntington Chambers Hall. 2.15 p. m. 18 — Debate — Rhode Island College of Fducation and Emerson College. Huntington Chambers Hall, 8 p. m. 21 — Cbildren’s 4 ' beatre repeats “The Knave of Hearts,” Huntington Chambers Hall, 2.15 p. m. 24 — Opening of Posture Week exercises with displax of Health and Posture posters and slogans. 25 — Memorial services for Professor Charles W’inslow Kidder. Hunting- ton Chambers Hall. 9 to 10 a. m. 26 — Presentation of the Riddell Posture Ribbon, Huntington Chambers Hall, 9 a. m. Open Day in G m, 2.30 to 4.30 p. m. Original Health Play, Huntington Chamhers Hall, 4.30 p. m. 27 — Posture Shadowgraphs, Huntington Chambers Hall, 9 a. m. 3 — Rally Da exercises, Huntington Chambers Hall, 11.15 a. m. 4 — French Play, “Les Deux I ' imides, " Huntington Chambers Hall, 9 a. m. 1928 Kfficrsonian 1928 life Across the Plains ot Life there is a curtain drawn, a dark, liea y crimson curtain, handin ' ; in soft, shadow) folds. There is a row of jiarklinyj foot-lights thrm ing an odil gleam o er the crimMin. Ever thing is gold — dull, and rich, hlendetl with Hashes of diamond and throbs of the ruh . Hush . ' Lhe house lights grow dim and sigh ;iwa into darkness, d ' he hum of )ices dies to a stilled echo and a cold wa e of expectanev creeps over the audience. W’e — are here and wait with others, ipiietl) , et a ith excitement, wonder- ing w hat strange things w ill happen . . . d ' he curt.ilns part and there before us is the great s mphon orchestra. Odd . . . those men luok like us . . . and et, would we had the courage, patience the hold ! d ' he Leader enters — he who they call — “The King of Music. " But win does he not smile, du ask, with such a burst of welcome? It is because, — hut stay, he will tell ou .... The baton is lifted — a breathless hush — stilled air — and then it comes, the thun- der rolling from the mountains, — a rushing herd with strength of a beast! Heav , demanding tones make wa ' for the stor ' . . . .■ pause. Silver) Huted notes scurr) ' here ami there as if looking for someone, and the) find . . . vou. ’Lhe) tell )ou of a waterfall, a nook of wild, sweet roses near a mill. Rippling throated birds tell ou Spring Howers, and of the birth of Happiness amid the roses, d ' wo souls like muted notes of a iolin, find a meeting place, and an excpiisite melod) of I.o e is made, unlike an) ' other, ' f ou rvander with that melod) through smiles and tears, and as Summer breaks in, )ou hid a sad farewell to Spring . . . for she has been tender. ’lth (|uick pace in a rushing breeze )ou huri) to a great Cit) — a place filled w ith lights — dazzling gaiet) . Bright glaring torches find )ou out and flash lightning into )(Hir e)es! People unfit to li e laugh at vou — scorn )ou. — and Love and Happi- ness hide awa in the corner of your heart ... .A blare of trumpets ... a harsh laugh ... a blinding pain . . . and ou would fall! . . . hut Summer ends with a slow, dragging death, staining the landscape reil, and she droops to the ground, un- mourned . . . (juiet. Peace, ' let Memoi) like a happ) refrain grown old, carries ou on- ward. A good-hve. and then the fast flakes of oncoming Death fall thick and fast — rvhirling around ou — coming closer and closer — hurling against )(ui with ic) ' blasts of coldness. ' ton crouch and hide, hut Sir h rust shoots his arrow and does not miss . . . Coldness, ( uiet. Peace. Death? But over in the flaming sk Is rising the Sun! . . . the Herald of Hope! ' l ou can rest . . . smile . . . f)(i mi Compliments of PHI Ml GAMMA Compliments of ZE TA PHI ETA Compliments of KAPPA GAMMA CHI Compliments of SIGAIA DEr;rA chi Compliments of P ALPHA TAl Compliments of JAMES P. COLLINS Compliments of MLNOHAH SOCIETY Compliments of SORORITY HOUSE and The Dormitory Matrons J8 Compliments of EMERSON HALE Compliments of ROSS H ALL Compliments Compliments of of SOUTHWICK HALL HICKS HALI. Compliments Compliments of of WILLARD HALL FRESHMAN CLASS 99 MOUSE sn KMCIv Drug Store " On I ' lie (]f nier " GEORGES COPI.EYSQL ARE SPA 32 Huntington Ave. Kmersonians Alwa s 1 mated SG NE X DKLICIOL S flO.MKCOOKKl) FOOD Lunelieoii 5()c — Dinner 75c, 51.00. 51.25 A LA CAR I ' E 1 1 .. 0 A. . I. to S P. M. Open Sundays PH Dartmouth Street ()pposite The Copley Plaza I RINm FT.ORIST 28 Huntington Ave. lO.OWF.RS FOR FVFR ' t ' OCCASION . ' Iv Mr. Le ison J2c Ciaftsman F. F.. SliiifierlaiKi StuSio Chalmer Murray 91 Newbury Street Boston, Mass. Tel : Ken. 4810 OUR PHOTOGRAPHER 100 KMERSON COLLECiE ORATORY ' I ' m-: Largest Scuooi, of ( )ratorv in America HENRY LAWRENCE SOri ' FIWlCK, President ' Lite Kmerson ColIeg;e of (Oratory, of Ifoston, is chartered hy tin Common- wealth of Massachusetts, and has a larger number of teachers and pupils than any similar institutitjn in the United States. 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. ’I ' he 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 ear 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 Vhiice 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 f ' irst Sc nrster Opens in Septeniher Second Semester Opens in Janit(ir THOROUGH COURSES In English Literature. Pedagogy , Rhetoric, Dramatic Art, Play AVriting, Story Eelling, Anatomy, Physiology and Ph sical Culture, Lectures, Readings and Reci- tals. Scientific and Practical Work in Ever Department. In April, i9 19 , the lec islatnre of Mnssru hnsetts at the recom- mendation of the Massachusetts Board of Education empoxvered 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. lor Catalogue and lurther I n I or nation Address HARR ' f SEYMOUR ROSS. Dean Huntington Chambers, Huntington Avenue. Boston, Ylass. 101 lk) VimlAVcm)ii Co. THi: ENGR ' XVERS ' y- ' NEW EN( ' jEANE) Convcnu ' iiTh ' LocaRRl, WVtIi M ' ars of nxiiL ' n’cncL’ 111 PmdnciiiQ Colloyc Annuals. l|L idy to Give ()u Coniplcle Serx’i’ce. RiisiiiL’ss M.uiayers .uul Illinois §Bi Appi-ociaie oui- Const met I ' vc Help mmL for onr l,iher,il Cont uci mrrprtffFMM i bfPilHFpnff ' -0 me fFFf mi rnr , i . ppmrrcccSiFFf tP ivsi.un ' n.r rfrpmj®..r!.t.E .SaSf ' s!|® »- •i, ' j r£li::;Spi.,K.s 155 Hyp m m w I ' must liniTr.ivm liop m New Cup Kind Ot Eldor, IViiiU’1’3 jildu Printers of the Emersonian 102 Autographs Siutograpiis

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