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Rkedy River I-'ai.i.sgrEENN ILV-E, s. •FT THE-BONHOMIE DIVISIONS BOOK I. —The University BOOK II. —Classes BOOK III. —Organizations BOOK IV. —Athletics BOOK V. —"In Song and Story" D mor LO %1 ,F 5 64 V. 15FTth bonhomi T Foreword JI1K sagacious Thomas Carlyle, in his Sartor Bexartns, declares that “wondrous indeed is the virtue of a true l ook. " As. for the last time, we look upon the enormous heap of manuscripts over which we have been poring almost daily for the last few weeks, the thought runs through our minds, “Have we really produced a true hook? Can there be any virtue in our fifteenth volume of The BonhomieWe are confessedly optimists and. frankly, we have a conviction that somewhere beneath tin outward appearance of paper and ink there must be some real worth. Such a thought, however, is not in the slightest degree prompted by any vanity or conceit on our part. On the contrary, our reason for believing that there is some virtue in this, the product of our labors, is the fact- that it is purposely a eoni| osito photograph, as it were. «»f the life at Furman as we have seen it. In this book we have endeavored to give a true history of the days we have spent during this, our last year at this institution, and we attribute to this fact whatever approval it may meet with. Our labors have not always Ik»ci» pleasant ones, but the pleasures have so far outnumbered the pains that we hesitate even to make mention of them. We have accepted tin responsibilities placed upon us; we have faced our tasks with cheerfulness and determination and now. having done our best, we offer you as the outcome of our efforts the 191" Bonhomie—abounding in faults, we admit, yet not wholly lacking in merits, we hope. As we contemplate the years of the future a picture arises in our minds, that of an aged man who, after the hurly-burly of the business life is done or the assiduous labors of a scholar's life, in the seclusion of his study stealthily takes down a 1015 Bonhomie with badly worn binding and slowly turns its pages. We can see with the mind's eye the wrinkled face light up with a celestial radiance as he lives over again that life at Furman long since left Ixdiind. We can hear him communing softly with those dear friends of the past, some of whom are no longer to be seen save through the photographer's art. As we contemplate such a picture, possibly of our own selves, we turn away, brushing a tear from our cheeks, and murmur. “It is well." If this book shall serve only to bring hack recollections and inspirations from his life at Furman to one Furman man, our work will not have l een in vain. F. II. IIexdkkson. frlitor-in-Chief. M. R. Mohi.ky. Business Manager.FTTHEt BONHQMlfrTK iBefrirattmt (La mtr fatmnrfc and hmuirrii erustrr fflr. .iJnspph HJantrs Hauitnn 3it gratrful rrrnguttinu nf bis srmirr as a truatrr aub nf bis untiring laburs in brbalf nf tins JJustitutinu as alumnus aub frirnb. uir brb-iratr mith rrsyrrt aub Inur. Ibis, tbr fif" trrutb unlumr nf tbr Bnn-ItnrnirFlTHEr BONHOMIE: FTthe- bonhomie Board of Trustees With Expiration cf Terms of Service. Charles A. Smith. President...................................................Timmonsvillc A. G. Furman, Secretary........................................................Greenville 1915 J. A. Carroli.......................................................................Gaffney Rev. 7.. 1. Cody, D.D..........................................................Greenville J. W. Kino...........................................................................Savage A. M. Kennedy.....................................................................Williston H. P. McGee......................................................................Greenville 1916 .V. F. Cox........................................................................Anderson IX J. B. Earle...................................................................Greenville J. M. Gf.f.r..........................................,..........................Greenville -• T. Hyde.......................................................................Charleston W. R. Rabb...................................................................... Vinnsl oro 1917 Rev. C. E. Burts, D.D..........................................................Columbia Rev. Graves L. Knic.ht...................................'.....................Graniteville A. G. 1‘URMAK....................................................................Greenville J. J. Lawton.....................................................................Hartsville Dr. Brooks Rutledge................................................................Florence Rev. J. Hartwell Edwards B. E. Geer............. H. J. Haynsworth . . R. Y. Lbaveli.......... Charles A. Smith . . 1918 .................................... Brunson ..................................Greenville ..................................Greenville ....................................Newberry ................................Timmonsvillc R. J. Alderman . . . . W. C. Allen .... Rev. J. II. Boldridge, D.D. Rev. C. A. Jones . . . Rev. A. C. Wilkins. D.D. 1919 . . Alcolu . . I.atta . Woodruff Benncttsvillc . Greenville H. P. McGee, Chairman A. G. Furman. Secretary Executive Com m ittke II. J. Haynsworth Dr. J. B. Earle Rev. 7.. T. Cody, D.D. J. M. GeerFTthe- bonhomieT FT the- sqnhqm ietT Alma Mater The Mountain city is her home. A mountain river laves her feet. But from far coasts her children come, And crown her brow with llowcrs sweet; And ‘ucath her shade they rest secure. And drink from wisdom’s fountain pure, And rally, loyal sons and true, 'Round our dear Alma Mater. A ship of royal make is she. And brings her treasure from afar. Her truth it is that makes us tree. And shines her beacon like a star. ’Twas Furman's hand that laid her keel. And Judson set her ribs of steel: The Fathers, prayerful for our weal. Launched our dear Alma Mater. A mother, gentle, fair and wise. And grave with weight of storied lore, She greets us with love's radiant eyes. And chains our hearts forevermore. Old Furman! Grateful sons arc we. Our love, our lives we give to thee: We'll keep faith's vow to serve but thee. Our own dear Alma Mater. Edwin M. Potkat.FT THfr DONHQMlE-t Edwin McNkii. Potf.at, D.D., LL.D. President and Professor of Christianity. B.A., Wake Forest. 1881; "Full Graduate ' Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1885: Instructor in Greek and Latin. Wake Forest, 1886; Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins University. 1886-1888; Pastor Calvary Baptist Church and Lecture Courses in Vale, New Haven, Connecticut. 1888-1898; D.D.. Wake Forest, 1894; Pastor of Memorial Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1898-1903; LL.D.. South Carolina University. 1906; LL.D., Baylor University. 1907; President Furman University since November 1, 1903.FT TH fr BONHOM IET°% Harvey Toi.i.ivkr Cook. M.A.. l.itt.D. Professor of Greek M.A., Furman University, 1873; Litt.I).. Furman University. 1900: Instructor. Patrick Military School. 1873-1881 ; Professor of Greek since 1881. Marshall Deli'H Earle, M A. Professor of Mathematics M.A., Furman University, 1889: Student at Cornell University, University of Wisconsin. University of Cambridge (England): Instructor. South Carolina State Summer School tor Teachers. 1900-1906: Professor of Mathematics since 1889. Sidney Ernest Bradshaw, M.A., Ph.D. Professor of Modern languages B.A. and M.A., Bethel College, Kentucky; PhD.. University of Virginia: Student at Universities of Chicago. Leipzig, and Berlin: Professor of English, Bethel College, and Manual Training. High School, Louisville. Kentucky: Traveled in Europe in 1895. 1903-4. 1909, 1911. and 1913: Member of Modern Language Association of America: Professor of Modern Languages since 1904, and Chairman of the. Faculty since 1912.FTTHEr E)QN HQMI eTH! CoLt'MBirs Ben Martin. M.A. Professor of Lalin B.A., Furman University, 1899; M.A, Cornell University, 1905: Instructor, Hendersonville Public Schools, 1899-1900; Instructor, Furman Fitting School. 1900-1904; Graduate Student. Cornell University. Summer Session, 1903: Professor of Latin since 1905. Hidrn Toy Cox. B.A. Professor of Physies and Astronomy B.A.. Furman University. 1903; Graduate Student. University of Chicago, Summer Sessions, 1906, 1910. 1911: Principal. Heath Springs High School. 1904-06: Assistant Professor, Furman University, 1906-1911: Professor of Physics and Astronomy since 1911: Dean since 1913. Professor of Philosophy and Politieal Science B.A. and B.D.. University of Chicago. 1883; M.A. Colgate University, 1887: D.D., Shurtleff College, 1888; Member of the American Philological Association, Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis. Philosophical Society of Great Britain (Victoria Institute), and American Philosophical Association; Professor of Philosophy and Political Science since 1908. Ori.ix Ottman Fi.etciikr. M.A., D.D.THE-BONHOMIE James Mkmoky Payne, B.A. .Issistant Professor of Mathematics B.A., University of Georgia. 1910; Graduate Student. Columbia University. New York City: Principal. Public Schools, Toccoa, Georgia. 1905-1906; Principal. High School. Townville, South Carolina. 1911: Instructor, Horner Military School. Oxford. North Carolina. 1912: Assistant Professor of Mathematics since 1912. Gkokce Ai.exanukr Bcist, M.S. Professor of Chemistry. Geology, ami Hiology B.S., Furman University: M.S., 'anderl»ilt University. 1900: Instructor in Chemistry. Vanderbilt, 1899-1900: Professor of Physical and Biological Sciences. W inchester. Normal College. Tennessee, 1900-1907: Assistant Furman University. 1907-1911; Chair of Chemistry. Geology, and Biology. Furman, since 1911: Secretary oi Faculty: Chairman Committee on Degrees: Member American Association for the Advancement of Science. American Chemical Society, and National Geographical Society: Manager and Treasurer Greenville Lyceum Association: Director Central Y. M. C. A. and Chairman of Hducational and Chautauqua Committee: Curator Furman University Museum. James I.ei.and Vass. M.A. Professor of History. M.A.. l;urman University. 1904: Instructor, Furman Fitting School. 1904-1905: Greek Fellow. University oi ( hicago. 1905-1906: Greek Assistant. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 1906-1907; Instructor, University Flcxinor School. Louisville. Kentucky, 1907: Instructor. Anderson High School. 1907-1909: Professor of History. Willis Beeler Bible, B.A. Assist a n I Professor of English and Athletic Coach B.A., Carson ami Newman College. 1910: Athletic Coach. Carson and Newman, 1909-11: Student, University of Chicago. 1911-12: Athletic Director and Professor of English, Savannah Institute. Tennessee. 1912-1.3: Athletic Director and Professor of English and History in Allen Academy. Bryan. Texas. 191.3-14: thlctic Director and Assistant Professor of Fnglisn since 1914. Herbert Winston Pkovknck, M.A.. Th.M.. Th.D. .Issueiatc Professor of English M.A.. Richmond College. 1894: Th.M.. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 1897: Th.D., from same 1898: Pastor in Montgomery and Birmingham. Ala.; Evangelist in China. 1904-12: Pastor in Clinton. Mississippi; Professor in Mississippi College. 191,3-14: Associate Professor of English since 1914. Bknnktth Evgexk Gei-r. M.A., Litt.D. Director of the Department of English M.A., Furman University, 1896: Instructor, Furman hitting School. 1896-1900: Professor. Furman University. 1900-11: Litt.D., Furman University, 1914; Director of the Department of English since 1911.FTthc bonhqmibT The Furman Council OFFICERS I’reside ut Secretary h c. row . NV. D. Nixon EXECUTIVE COM M ITT EE J. C. Pow..............................W. P. Martin C. H. Tinsley Allen, J. R. Askins. P. T. Crow. E. R. Drake, H. R. Farmer, R. A. Gambkkll, B. P. Henderson, E. IT. MEMBERS. King, H. II. Martin, W. P. Mobley. F. B. Mobley, M. R. Nelson. G. O. Nixon, W. I). Patton, M. G. Wrenn, J. N. Payne. D. V. Pickens, A. L. Pow, J. C. Simpson. V. B. Sims, C. F. Tinsley, C. 11. Watts. J. W.TH C.H.TV s!ey W.fiMorfln P.W.Poyne vu Mixon A-L.Piek.Nw J. (2. A! en J.W. Wafts PT Astons H-P-Dnak J.d.VVrenn J-C.POW KHKina t.H. Henderson W.S. mpson 8.?Qomfc rcll C.fT ims F 8. Mobley M.Cf Parton Furmax Cornci 1.HTTtH Er BONHQM l£T% The Furman Council FRIIAPS the most significant piece of administrative reform advocated and carried out in the administration of President Poteat was the organization of the Furman Council in September, 1913. For years our President lnus been studying the various systems of student government in the larger universities and his ideas on this question have found full expression in the now firmly established Furman Council. The Council is a representative laxly of students who have practically the entire reins of government in their hands. All its members except one are elected by the students indirectly, for it has been decided that those students holding certain oflices of honor shall, ui o» being elected to these offices, l»ecome therewith memheis of the Council. This provision insures the Council’s being composed of those men who are leaders in tin school and have the esteem of their fellow-students. The Council is thus representative of the student body, and its actions are in reality the actions of the student community in a self-governing capacity. Those oflices which carry with them the honor of membership in the Council—for it is an honor—are the following: The Presidents of the Literary Societies, the Presidents and the Secretaries of the four classes, the Managers of the various athletic teams, the Kditors-in-Chief of The Bonhomie and Furman Echo, and the President of the Mess, the latter being the only member appointed bv the Faculty, and so far he has always held some other office to which the students have elected him and which would entitle him to a seat in the Council without the Presidency of the Mess. The jurisdiction and special duties of the Council were largely fixed by the circumstances which gave birth to it. At the December meeting of the Board of Trustees in Abbeville, 1912, the student body, through a committee, presented a petition asking the Trustees to re-establish inter-collegiate football iit Furman, football having been abolished some eleven years before by action of the Board of Trustees. The petition was granted and at a later meeting of the Board in June, 1913, when the subject came up for further discussion, Mr. II. J. Haynsworth moved the following: “Resolved, That the privilege of inter-collegiate football at Furman, voted at the December meeting of the Board of Trustees of Furman I niversitv, in 1912, will Ik continued at the discretion of the Board and on condition that the students themselves suppress and prevent hazing in all its forms.” On the afternoon of September 17, 1913, President Poteat presented this resolution to the members of the three upper classes and the conditions under which football was to be continued were accepted by unanimous rising vote.ETthe- e onhomieT% The students having thus shown the desire to suppress hazing, the question naturally arose as to how they should go about it and the organization of the Furman Council was effected, its duties being defined as follows: First. To protect inter-collegiate football by enforcing the requirement of the Trustees that hazing be suppressed and prevented in all its forms. Second. To make and enforce rules for conduct of Freshmen. Third. To guard and conserve the common good of the student body in all matters pertaining to gentlemanly conduct. The Council felt it within its rights, since it had pledged itself to protect Freshmen, to demand that the Freshmen should obey any rules which it might see lit to impose upon them. The most important of these rules, and the one which the Council believes will be of greatest benefit to the Freshman himself, is that requiring Freshmen to he in their rooms at nine o’clock at night, unless they have a permit allowing them to go out, and such permits are given only once a week under ordinary circumstances. The officers of the Council arc a President, a Secretary, an Executive Committee, consisting of the President ex-officio and two members, and ten Proctors. Two Proctors are appointed for each ffoor of Montague Hall and two for each cottage. It is the duty of the Proctors to preserve order and report any violations of the rules of the Council. Formerly the relation of Council and Faculty was different from what it now is. At first, it was agreed that the Council might suggest penalties and recommend clemency or severity in the enforcement of the rules of the institution, but these suggestions and recommendations were subject to review by the Faculty as a whole, with whom rested the final determination of what the penalty should lx . On January 20, 1915, however, the Council having become dissatisfied with this method of procedure, a motion was passed that a committee be appointed to present a petition to the Faculty asking for more power. The petition presented was granted and read as follows: We, the members of the Furman Council, do hereby petition your honorable body to modify the present system of student government so that it shall be as follows: (1) That the Council he granted complete control of disciplinary matters. (2) That each finding of the Council shall be read out by the Secretary of the same at the first gathering of students in the dining hall after the finding is made. (3) That every man disciplined by the Council shall have a right of appeal to the Faculty. Further, in case of any reversal of the Council’s decision,FT TH BQNHQM IfrTS or change of sentence by the Faculty when an apjx al has been made, the Council shall sustain this change. (4) That the Faculty shall have the privilege of making recommendations to the Council on matters which may have escaped the Council and yet conic to the knowledge of the Faculty. 'l'his petition was granted with the proviso that every finding should lie immediately rc|x rtcd in writing to the Faculty, and that in cases involving suspension or expulsion, the finding l»e not announced until consultation has been had with the President, a Committee of the Faculty, or the Faculty. I’nder the new scheme we can see no objection to the Council and we feel that its prestige and influence for the lx tterment of the student community will steadily increase as the students come to understand it better. Die Traeumerei How soft it soundeth, Gently stealing. As revealing, Some sweet feeling From an angel’s breast: The strain resoundeth, Faintly flying. Sweetly dying, Like winds sighing In the Islands Blest. A. I.. Pickens.FTTHE- BONHQMIE-Tf The Bonhomie OFFICERS OI- THE ANNUAL ASSOCIATION % H. Ballentine..............................President W. L. Bates...........................Pice-President J. M. Drummond...............Secretary and Treasurer MANAGERS OF THE BONHOMIE M. R. Mobi.f.y.....................Business Manager H. II. King.............Assistant Business Manager J. C. Pow......................Circulation Manager L. H. Floyd....................Advertising Manager EDITORIAL STAFF E. H. Henderson..........................Editor-in-chief E. R. Stau,...............................Art Editor S. O. Moseley........................Assistant Art Editor C. F. Sims.........................Senior Class Editor L. I). Dodson.......................Senior Class Editor M. G. Patton.......................Junior Class Editor R. F. League.........................Junior Class Editor D. G. Watson.....................Sophomore Class Editor T. C. Johnson.................Sophomore Class Editor J. R. Ballentine...................Freshman Class Editor E. M. Wharton.....................Freshman Class EditorFTTH BONHOMIE7 Officer of Annfai. Association ani Manaokhs ok Boxiiomik.e.H.KENDEeSON S.O. .' -DSELEy E.B.SJALL L.O.OOOSOM C. F. 5 IMS Z.f. LEAGUE M. q. PATTON k» ivn ?3 , Z7W 0. q. wat-scaI J. e.BALLfcNTTyNE E.WMABTON Kuitokiai. St.uk ok BoniiomikFT TH Er BONHOMlpr Furman Echoes (1914-1915) PART 1—AUTUMN It was autumn, ami incessant Piped the quails from shocks and sheaves. And, like living coals, the apples Burned among the withering leaves. . —Longfellow. Tuesday, Seit. 29......School opens two weeks late.—Fred Drake complains that he will not get his money’s worth.—Reception to “Rats” immediately after supper. Wednesday, Sept. 30____Cicero Wilkes delivers his first oration against Bovine.—Father Henderson sends Father Floyd after hot biscuit. Saturday, Oct. 10......Furman defeats Wofford in football. Wednesday, Oct. 21_____Rat Blackmon calls meeting of Senior Class in his room.—Sacred ceremony takes place.—No more Senior meetings in Blackmon’s room. Thursday. Oct. 22......Miss Jenny DuFau, prima donna coloratura, smiles at Cicero at Lyceum. Monday, Oct. 26........Senior Crow turns Junior Jones, his room-mate.—Jones swears vengeance. Tuesday, Oct. 27.......Cicero delivers fourth and last oration and is received with dying knives, biscuit, and spoons.—Bovine impeached( ?). Friday, Oct. 30........Dr. Poteat and C. W. Smith sing duet in Chapel. Saturday, Nov. 14......Subjects for Senior Essays due. Friday, Nov. 20........Rchcasal of "turkey-trot" in anticipation of Ye Thanksgiving largely attended until a late hour. Thursday. Nov. 26......Thanksgiving.—Maryville defeats Furman.—Everybody satisfied— with dinner. Wednesday, Dec. 2......Hutch disturbed from his vespers by discovering tooth-paste con- cealed in his bed. Monday, Dec. 7.........Philosophian Public Meeting. Pickens talks forty minutes on Ex- tempore: subject. "Why a Man Should Not Be a Bachelor." Saturday. Dec. 12......Jones avenges himself by leaving Crow and rooming with Cole- man. Sunday, Dec. 13........Crow endeavors to turn Junior Vaughn, but Vaughn is too clever for him—lie decides to wait until Commencement Week to turn him. Tuesday. Dec. 15.......Adelphian Public Meeting.—King declares in favor of woman suffrage.—Applause by G. W. C. and Chicora. Tuesday, Dec. 22.......Reported at Council Meeting that lights in dining-hall went off last Saturday night.FTthl bonhomie PART II—WINTER Leaves are scar And flowers are dead, and fields arc drear. And streams are wild, and skies are bleak. And white with snow each mountain peak. When winter rules the year. —Peacock. Wednesday, Dec. 23------Vacation begins.—Visions of turkey, cranberry sauce, and Santa Claus arise. Friday, Jan . 1.........New Year discovered on the other side of the calendar. Tuesday, Jan. 5.........School opens again.—Visions of turkey cl al. replaced by visions of parallclopipeds and valid moods. Monday, Jan. 11.........War reported in Europe.—Shelor says it is a fact. Friday. Jan. 15.........Outlines for Senior Essays due.—Inter-Society Oratorical.—Gam- brcll in his glory.—Jordan enraptured.—Brown. Adelphian, wins.—Nobody killed. Saturday, Jan. 23.......Exams begin.—Everybody happy except student body.'—Bill Fort- ner confident he “can't Hunk on Ethics."—Ethics class organize.—Soph-Mathites follow their example. Monday. Feb. 1..........Exams end.—Round-Here Club celebrates.—Spring Term begins.— Bung Wingo returns to the fold. Monday, Ff.b. 15........Inter-Society debate at G. W. C.—A lot beans win.—Reception after- wards.—Disgruntled Philotians receive sympathy of their supporters. Monday, Feb. 22.........Washington’s Birthday.—Prof. Martin promises new supply of jokes.—Patton faints. Thursday, Feb. 25.......Dr. E. A. Steiner, noted Sociologist, lectures at Chicora on Immi- gration.—Nobody studies for tomorrow. Friday, Feb. 26.........11:00 A. M.: Philosophy Class somewhat hesitating in replies to oral quiz. 1 :(K) P.M.: Psychology Class declared “absolutely ignorant" and dismissed abruptly by Dr. Fletcher. Saturday, Feb. 27.......Senior Essays in.—World’s literature appreciably increased. Monday, March 1.........March has arrived, windy. Special Reception at G. W. C. Friday, March 12........Inter-Socictv Debate.—Frank Cox, Adelphian, wins the medal.— Philosophians win the debate. Everybody satisfied. Saturday, March 20...First snow of the winter, and very opportune since winter has already served notice that the warm climate is becoming dangerous to her health. PART III—SPRING Youth of the year, celestial Spring! Again descend thy silent showers: New loves, new pleasures dost thou bring. And earth again looks gay with flowers —Peacock.FTTHE- BONHOMIE Sunday, March 21....Spring discovered to have crept in while all were sleeping. Pow heard to remark, " In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love” Saturday. March 27...Holt and Vaughn go to the Majestic.—Vaughn pronounces it sickening." Tuesday, March 30___Rumor has it that we arc going to heat the “Pokcherry" (New- berry) nine. Shelor sends his girl a ticket. Thursday, April 1...April Fool Day.—Dr. Poteat’s cow securely locked up to prevent hoys from carrying her up in the hell-tower.—Clapper of hell strangely missing.—Mark Osborne asks Miss Malone for hook entitled. Miss Bivalve of Oyster Hay. by Salmon Fish, and is immediately deprived of library privileges for remainder of the year. Saturday, April 10__Mutch’s Chicora girl goes back on him—Dodson and Patton still going strong. Thursday, April 15__Jerry Allen reports "no news.” Tuesday, April 20...Prof. Vass fails to meet History.—Consternation reigns.—beared he is dangerously ill. Saturday, May 1.....One more month.—Seniors sad.—Many have recourse to the pleas- antry of the Majestic, Monday, May 3.......May Picnic conics off as scheduled.—Possum Jones informs young lady from G. V. C. that Kurope is at war.—She faints and Possum refuses to talk to anybody for the remainder of the day. Monday. May 10......Hill Fortner makes a wonderful discovery: That, after all. the wise man is only a step removed from the fool and cites himself as a notable instance of same. Monday, May 17......Intimations of approaching exams.—Proctor Drake begins to in- quire about Ethics.-—Dr. Fletcher announces his intention of exempting all who pass the examination.—George Sauls visibly moved. Friday, May 28......Final Examinations ended.—All who have not flunked are reported to have passed.—Bill Fortner doubts the truth oi the report.— Senior Ethics Class fully realize themselves, thus completing the moral process of Self-Realization.—Hodgens and Watts have to buy larger hats. Monday, May 31......Commencement Exercises start. Tuesday, June 1.....Father Floyd returns with two hot biscuits. Wednesday, June 2....School closes.—Seniors express intention of turning the world over, now that they arc out in life.—Everybody immediately filled with terror. Thursday, June 3....1:00 A.M.: Crow turns Vauglm.—Awful uproar—Session 1914-15 over.F)'THEr BONHQMI t SkkioiiFTthe- bonhomie The Conquest of Knowledge OCR years ago, towards the approach of that season whose days the ports have termed the “saddest of tin year.” a group of some seventy-five young men came to Furman, a country ruled over by a high and mighty potentate called Edwin. These men had gathered in response to a proclamation which had gone out from the court of Edwin, and which besought the youth of the surrounding districts and principalities to “come over into Macedonia and help us.” That is to say, Edwin, upon the advice of his Faculty—which is, being interpreted, his Privy Council—had issued a call for volunteers to enlist in his armies, in order that he might begin a carefully planned campaign against bis eternal enemy, Knowledge. Now Knowledge ruled the most extensive, the most fertile fields on the continent and it bad long been Edwin’s desire to win these rich holdings for bis own republic. And, indeed, through many vigorous campaigns he bad conquered not a little of his enemy’s realm and bad added it to bis own domains. Upon their arrival at Chapel, the capital of Furman, the above-mentioned young men were immediately enlisted by a process called matriculation, and. having received all necessary equipment from the quartermaster, who, however, was called Bursar, they were initiated into the plans of the campaign. But their rural souls longed, amid the clash f armor, for the quietude and tranquility of the life they had left behind. Indeed, the rudeness of the Sophomore regiment did not aid any in dispelling the loneliness f these new men. who were now called the Freshman Regiment. Their Colonel was a man of much strength, however, and under his leadership the Freshmen were determined to endure all bravely. At last all was ready and with four regiments Edwin and his staff set out on their campaign in the Fall of 1011. The recruits under able generals invaded the provinces of Math, English, History, Physics, Latin, Greek, Bible, and German and enriched thcnisclves with the fat of the land. Some few, however, were slain by the enemy, who had fortified themselves well with theorems, moods, tenses, chronologies, and great bodies called masses. .lust ns the campaign was being crowned with success, though, a terrible plague called graduation broke out and took off the entire Senior regiment. Edwin was thereupon compelled to withdraw. During the next two years the recruits developed into able soldiers and were assigned more difficult strategic movements involving the invasion ofTTTH fr BONHOM IET% •such strongly protected districts as Logic, Psychology, Chemistry, and French. Again Edwin was successful, but at last, at the battle of Commencement, his •Senior regiment was practically annihilated. Likewise the next campaign was terminated by another battle on the Plains of Commencement in which, among his other losses, Edwin’s Senior regiment was cut to pieces. The Junior regiment, thanks to the leadership of Colonel Campbell in 1912 and Colonel Watts in 1913. had been quite successful, and now became the Senior regiment. 'l'he following campaign was somewhat delayed by failure to complete all necessary preparations in the time planned, but finally it was entered upon. The Seniors, under Colonel Martin, were directed to subdue the districts of Astronomy. Ethics, Biology, Geology, Philosophy and Political Science. This was the most diflicult task of all. but the outcome was a fortunate one. Knowledge was soon conquered and wished terms of peace. Edwin returned with great joy and was received with loud acclaim bv the populace. A magnificent celebration was arranged in the capital. Edwin paraded the streets in academic processions, which were comprised of all his armies, the Senior regiment, the heroes of the occasion, being clad in festal robes. Then, as a culmination of three days of festivity, Edwin did call an assembly of all his subjects and did deliver a mighty address to those present. Having finished sounding the praises of the now famous Seniors, he proceeded to decorate with gold medals many of that regiment who had distinguished themselves on the field of battle. Then, after proclaiming the successful subjugation of Knowledge, he did present his Seniors, reduced through the long struggle to half their original number, with certificates of honorable dismissal. Thus the ceremonies were ended and on the following day the Senior regiment left Furman and returned once more to the pursuits of peace.FrTHL BONHOMIE Senior Class OFFICERS W. P. Martin............... W. L. Baths.................... J. C. Pow............... C. H. Tinsley . E. M. Henderson ...... A. L. Pickens.................. Miss Annie Mae Bryant . . MEMBERS Allen, II. Allen, J. R. Bagcott. J. L. Ballentine, II. Bates, W. L. Brown, J. A. Brown, J. S. Campbell, G. V. Crow, E. R. Dodson, L. I). Drake, F. F. Drummond, W. L. Floyd. L. H. Fortner, A. B. Foy, L N. Gamhrhll. B. P. Givens, E. L. Henderson, E. II. Hodgens, II. M. Pickens, A. L. Pow. J. C. Lock man, H. D. Luro, J. F. Martin, W. P. Mobley, M. R. Mui.i.ikin, W. L. President Vice-President . . Secretary . . Treasurer . . . Historian Poet and Prophet . . Sponsor Myers, W. M. Xklson. G. O. Sauls. 1 . E. Siielor, T. B. Si meson, F. T. Sims. C. F. Stall, E. R. Tinsley, CM. Tri-luck. C. I. Watts, J. W. Welch el, S. E. Wrenn, J. X.W. R MAftpN MISS AHtllE MAE BFfArfT E.H.HENC t£SO J C.M.TWSLEy A.L.PlCKEAJS FTth bonhomie Senior Ci ass Sponsor and OfficersFTTHfr BONHOMIE The Dove’s Song Mow thy soft cooing. Sweet breezes wooing. Floats like a breath to me: Gently and lowly. Tenderly, slowly, Thou seem'st a voice to be. In the sad pleasures Of thy sweet measures Bound is a world, it seems. Rushings and throngings, Sweet tender longings, Which live and die as dreams.FTthe- bonhomie HOLMES Al.l.F.N Greenville, South Carolina "He conicth unto you with a talc which holdetIt children from their flay and old men from the chimney-corner.'' "Jerry" was horn September 6, 1895. in the city of Greenville. After attending Oaklawn Graded School, and Central High School, he cast his lot with the Freshman Class of Furman in 1911. Since that time he has been steadily and faithfully “legging his way upward for his “dip." Jerry is quite an artist along detective lines. His ability to get the news in Greenville and neighboring towns before breakfast has not been surpassed, lie is an excellent conversationalist, a good student, and withal a sociable and congenial friend. He has already shown good business ability and we are expecting more from him in the future. Member Ini? Secretary Echo Kail Term '14- 15. Adelphlan Literary Society: Recording Secretary Pall Term y Fall Term Corresponding Secretary Spring Term 1-- 13. Associate lalltorITTthe- bonhomibT JAMES ROSS ALLEN Blenheim, South Carolina "The mildest maimers and the yentlest heart." On Allen Ridge, Marlboro County, J. R. was born August 20. 1890. Me attended the "old field” schools in his district until eighteen years of age. working on the farm about nine months in the year. In the fall of 1908 he went to Guilford, a Quaker College in North Carolina, where he spent nine months in the preparatory department. In the fall of 1909 Furman claimed him as her son. After attending Furman one year he was forced to drop out until 1911. at which time he resumed his college work in the Sophomore Class. J. R. has been very attentive to his books. His warm heart and pleasant disposition tell their own talc—he is a man. Member Adelphlan Literary Society; Treasurer A. L. S. Fall Term 12-"13: Recording Secretary A. L. S. Spring Term ’13: President A. L. S. Fall Term Public Debater A. L. S. 13: Senior Critic A. L. s. Spring Term 14-15: Member Judson Memorial Baraca Class: Member Volunteer Itand: Member Furman Council: Vice-President V. M. C. A. H Member Varsity Basketball Team ’15: Member Class Basketball Team '14; Reporter I. P. A. ’15.FTTH BONHOMIE JIMMIE LEE HAGGOTT Inman, Soitii Carolina " do but siiiy because must. And f if e but as the linnet sings.' W hen the Freshman Class of 1911 arrived at Furman, a rather bashful looking fellow with a well-trained pompadour was discovered among us. It was Jimmie Lee, who was horn at Thor, South Carolina. May 12. 1894. hut who now lives at Inman. As the class advanced we learned more about him. His hashfutness soon disappeared and he began to make himself noticed as a songster. Long after the class has scattered over the world, we will hear the echo of his melodious voice as formerly in the old halls of Montague. We wish for him much success as a popular musician. Member Adelphian Literary Society: Chaplain Spring Term ’12- 13: Junior Censor Spring Term '13-T4: Junior Critic Kail Term T4-'lf»; Senior Censor Spring Term Literary Kill tor Echo Spring Term '14-15: Member Y. M. C. A.: Vice-President Y. M. C. A. T3-T4: Member Judson .Memorial Baracu Class: Member Spartanburg County Club; Poet Spartanburg County Club 13- 14: Member Varsity Basketball Team T3-’14: Member Class Basketball Team -13-'14: Member Furman Orchestra 13-‘15: Member Glee Club '13-'15: Member Glee Club Quartet '14-T5: Member Minstrel Club -14-'15.HARPER RALLENT1XE Anderson, South Carolina "Lord, I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissingt" Here is our friend Harper. On the twenty-sixth day of November. 1895, near Belton, he was born into this cosmos. He received his early education in the public schools of Anderson County and graduated from the Anderson High School in 1911. He came to Furman in the same year, a very modest little fellow. Since his arrival at Furman, he has made himself very popular among his fellow students. His ability in Mathematics and his loyalty to the G. V. C. have been his most prominent traits. Harper will probably take up law as a profession, since he has succeeded in overcoming his hash fulness to a "large" extent. Member Adelphian Literary Society; Contestant for Improvement Medal ’11-‘12: Class Historian ’ 11 -’ 12: Contestant for Wharton Medal '12: Junior Critic A. L. S. Fall Term Senior Critic Spring Term '13-'14; Treasurer Fall Term '13-'14: Athletic Editor Furman Echo 13- 14; Secretary Lawyers' Club; Commencement Usher 13-'l4: Secretary Athletic Association '13-'14: Class Editor Itonhomie 13-,14; Senior Censor A. I,. S. M4-'l5; Secretary A. I-. S. Spring Term '14- 15: Vice-President Spring Term '14-'15; Member Tennis Club '12-’15; Member Y. M. C. A.; Member Judson Memorial liaraca Class; Member Owl Quartet; Vice-President Anderson County Club '14-'15; President Inter-Society Notations Committee Fall '14-'15; President Annual Association '14-’15; Member Class Football Team '14-'15; Proctor Second Floor; Member Quaternion Club.WALTER I-ICVI HATES Clifton, South Carolina "His bark- is worse thou his bile. On April 7, 1891. Hates, better known as Big-uu, made bis debut upon this globe. After looking about hint for some years, as if be knew not what be bad been placed here for, be came to Furman bitting School in 1907. Here be remained until be received bis diploma in 1909. At first be was undecided as to whether be ought to marry at this time or continue bis education. At any rate, be dropped out of school for awhile. But. when the opening day of 1911 came, it found him back on the Furman campus determined to win bis degree. Bates never has the blues. He has bis opinions about things and we feel sure that be is going to play bis position well in the game of life. Member Philosophlan Literary Society: Assistant Conductor Spring Term 'll-,12: De-clalmer In Wharton Contest ’ 11 - 12: Conductor P. L. S. Kail Term '12-'13: Treasurer t L. S. Spring Term '13-‘l4: Reclaimer In McMillan Contest ‘13-'14: Senior Critic Fall Term '14-‘15; Vice-President Spring Term Member Executive Committee: Representative Inter- Society Oratorical Contest ‘14-'15; Vice-President Class 14-'I5; Vice-President Class '13- 14.TT THEr BONHOMIE7 JAMES ALFRED BROWN Kincsbukg, South Cakomxa “ would soy that he is lacy, very lacy" Squat came into the world at Due West. South Carolina. October 14. 1895. When he was only ten years of age he moved to Greenville. After living here four years, he moved to McColl. where he completed his high school education. He began his career at Furman in the fall of 1911. Squat is a strange mixture. He is an orator, a writer, an athlete, a singer, and a popular fellow. We feel sure that his oratory will win for him a place in the affairs of the nation, if lie is not turned in other directions. Member Adolphlan Literary Society: Recording Secretary Full Term H- 15; Vice-President Spring Term ’14-15: Chairman Program Committee Full Term ’13-14; Member Judson Memorial P.aracn Class; Winner Wharton Medal 11 I ; Public Declalmer A. I.. S. ,12-'13: Winner Third Place Inter-Society Oratorical Contest '12-'13: Contestant for McMillan Medal 12-' 13: Member Varsity Uaseball Team ’13- 14. ’H-'15: Session Orator A. 1. s. ’13-’14: Member Varsity Football Team '13-’14: Contestant Inter-Society Oratorical Contest ’13-’14; Member Runts Club '13-'lt; Commencement Csher '13-’14: Public Declalmer A. L S. ’H-'IB; Winner Inter-Society Oratorical Medal; Representative at State Oratorical Contest 14-’1 ; Judge of Freshman-Sophomore Oiatoiical t.'omest '14--15: Member Glee club.D-THfr BONHOMIE JACKSON SCAIFE It ROW N Kixosisckc. Soi.'th Caromx "Reason is not measured by sice or height, but by principle. Here is ihe little 1k»y we call Jack. He was born August 21, 1X92. at Due W est. After di-covering that his legs were abnormally short and that he was in serious danger of developing into a runt, his parents resolved to move with him to Greenville, thinking that the healthful mountain air and water of that place would nourish his small body. Here Jack remained until 1910. In this year his parents moved again, carrying him to McColl. where he entered the High School and graduated in 1911. The fall of 1911 found him back in Greenville, this time at Furman. He has not been a book "shark." but no one can accuse hint of not being faithful to his job. A kind, humorous, gentle, little man is Jack. Member Adel pit lan Literary Society: Marshal A. L. S. ‘13-'14: Junior Censor Fall Term ’13-'14: Member Judson Memorial Haraca Class: Member Class Baseball Teams '13-'14, ’14-’15; Member Class Football Teams 12-M3. 14- 15: Member Scrub Football Team H- lo; Member Varsity Baseball Team '13-'14; Member Athletic Association.FTthe- bonhomie GEORGE WORTH CAMPBELL Bf.NNKTTSVII.I.K, SOITII CAROLINA "Why, how now, saucy George? If you thus must ramble. I will publish Some remarks on Mr. Campbell." George was born August 17. 1892, at High Point, North Carolina. When he was only eight years of age his parents moved to Red BlutT, in this State, incidentally bringing George along. After remaining here until 1905 they moved to Bennettsville. where George received most of his early education. In the fall of 1911 he took up his residence in the Furman dormitory, thus beginning his college career. When it is a question of business ability, no one surpasses our friend George. He is a good student and a practical fellow. His host of friends at Furman arc wishing him much success as a prosperous business man. Member Philosophlan Literary Society: Corresponding Secretary Spring Term '12-‘13: Senior Censor Kali Term Assistant Manager Itaseball Team Assistant Man- ager Football Team '14-'15: President Sophomore Class: Athletic Editor Echo Spring '12-‘13: Member Glee Club ’13-'H. H-"15: Member Furman Orchestra '13-'14, President Glee Club ‘H-'IC.FTthe bonhomie EUGENE RYAN CROW Pauline, South Cakoi.ina. "Here is a bird who by his eon I And by the hoarseness of his note Might be supposed a croze.” Crow, better known .ns Proctor, was born October 30. 1894. at West Springs, Union County. He attended the school at West Springs and The Spartan High School, graduating from the latter in 1911. In the fall of 1911 he came to Furman with a wide reputation as a student. During his first years here he was very modest and retiring, but since his exalted promotion to proctor of Second Floor of Montague Hall, he lias put forth his innate executive abilities and has caused his fellow-students to "sit up and take notice" of his fine moustache. We feel sure that Proctor will hold up his share of the class reputation. Member Adelphian Literary Society; Sergean t-a t-Arms Pall Term 14; Junior Critic Spring Term '14; Recording Secretary Fall Term '15: President Spring Term '15; Marshal '13-' 14. '14-'15; Secretary Inter-Society Relations Committee. Fall Term '14; Exchange Editor Echo Fall Term '13; Business Manager Echo '14-'15; Member Class Football Team ’14-'15; Member Furman Council; Proctor Second Floor Montague Hall; Winner A. L. S. Improvement Medal '12; Public Debater A. L. S. '14; Member Y. M. C. A.; Member Judson Memorial Baraca Class.FTthe- bonhomie-T LEON DOUGLAS DODSON Grkexvii.i.e, South Carolina. “When there is a lady in the case .dll else must give place” Leon was born July 8. 1894. at Donalds, South Carolina. His early life was spent in this town and Atlanta, Georgia. Later he moved to Laurens. South Carolina, where he attended the graded schools, lie received a diploma front the High School in 1911. In the summer of the same year his parents moved to Greenville and he entered the Freshman Class at Furman in the fall of that year. Leon has won the honor of being one of the best ladies’-men in the class. He has a wonderful knowledge of the art of winning and holding the hearts of the weaker and fairer sex. However, his profound love for girls has not made him deficient in his studies. Leon is a good student, a congenial friend, and is liked by all. Member Phllosophlan Literary Society: Member Furman Glee Club: Member College Orchestra; Usher Commencement Class Editor Bonhomie '14-‘15.FTTHEr bonhomie FREDERICK FRANCIS DRAKE Dkakk, South Carolina "All his nulls arc such that one loves him the better for them." Fred was born at Drake, South Carolina. July 19, 1891. He received his early education in the Public Schools of this district. In the fall of 1908 he went to Porter Military Academy of Charleston and remained there for only a part of that year. He then came to Furman Fitting School, where he graduated. He entered Furman University in 1911. Since that time Fred has been with his class despite the fact that he has taken a few vacations at the urgent request of the Faculty. He is a friend to all and we wish for him a most successful career. Captain Football Team '12-‘13; Captain Track Team ,13-’1'4: Member Varsity Football Team Coach of Scrub Football Team '13-'14; Proctor Third Floor 14- 16.FT TH Er BONHOM IfrTK WILIJAM LECIL DRUMMOND LanKurd, South Carolina. His wit invites you by his looks to come. IVhen you knock, it never is at home.'' Red is one of the sorrel-tops of our class. Init by no means the worst looking. He was born August 3. 1893. at Sanford, near Laurens. South Carolina. Mis early school days were spent in the school near his home, but later he attended the Laurens High School. Graduating front this institution, he began his career at Furman in the fall of 1911. He was somewhat retiring when he entered, but now he has assumed the dignified air of a Senior and is very popular among his classmates. His faithfulness in the class room, his efficiency on the baseball field, and his humorous manner will make him remembered in the years to come. Member I’hllosophlan Literary Society: Sergeant-at-Arms Kali Term ‘12-'13: Treasurer Spring Term ’lS-'H: Recording Secretary Fall Term MI-T5: Senior Censor Spring Term T4-‘15: Member Inter-Society Relations Committee Fall Term ’J4-'l5: Inter-Society Debater 15; Manager Tennis Representative in State Tennis Tournament '13-T4. T4-‘15; Member Varsity Baseball Team ,12-'15; Member .Judson Memorial Baraca Class: Member nwl Quartet: Member Quaternion Club.LORTON HERBERT FLOYD Galivants Firry, South Carolina A 'ever rush." Herbert was born at Gali ants Kerry, December 7. 1888. lie completed bis education in that vicinity at the Rorrough High School in the spring of 1909. After bidding adieu to his parents, his beloved friends, and all his acquaintances, he came to Furman Fitting School in the fall of 1909. He completed his course here and then attended the College of Charleston one year before entering Furman in the fall of 1911. Herbert has never been known to be in a hurry for anything. He comes in late for classes, but never fails to arrive some time during the hour. He has beautified many homes with works of art. and gained some fame as a purity lecturer during vacations. He enters upon his life career as a lawyer Member Phllosophlan Literary Society: Standard Bearer Spring Term J Sergeant- at-Arms Fall Term T2-T3: Conductor Spring Term Junior Censor Fall Term ’H-’IS: Chairman Executive Committee Cashier 'H-T5: Member Kitchen Cabinet: Member Jud.son Memorial Iiaraca Class: Member Y. M. C. A.: Member Class Football Team ’H-T5; Advertising Manager Bonhomie ’15.Ft TH Er BON HQMI ARN'KR BLYTHE FORTNER Fortnkr, Soi’th Carolina. 'll is a common wonder omon nil wen. how among so many million faees there should be none alike.’' It was on one of those cold, frosty mornings in mid-winter, on a farm in the wilds of Pickens County, that Bill announced his arrival among men. The day thus honored by his birth was January 1. 1882. At a very early age he was initiated into the mysteries of the multiplication table in the public schools of Pickens County. Later lie came to Furman Fitting School ami after graduating, in 1912. he entered the University the following fall. Bill lias been a hard student, taking the regular four years course since 1912. 11 is earnestness in everything he undertakes always carries with it the ability to win out. Member Phllosophlan Literary Society; Sergeant-at-Arms Spring Term ’14: Member .Ituison Memorial Baraea Class.FTthe- bonhomie LeROV X i: VTOX FOY Salcoa, Sot'TH Carouna " saw ami loved." LcRoy, better known as Rabbit, was born in the tind crlaud of Columbia County, Florida, August 22. 1890. He lived among the gophers and wild cats of this region until he was two years of age. when he moved to the vicinity of Saluda, S. C. Here he finished his high school education. On September 19. 1911. Rabbit arrived at Furman. He soon became greatly admired by the Greenville maidens and. as a result, he has been caught in the snare of love. Rabbit always wears a broad smile and never gets sail, even when his girl is angry with him. He will soon enter upon his work as a teacher. Member Adelphtan Literary Society: Standard Bearer and Junior Censor Fall Term ‘13-14; Standard Bearer and Senior Censor Spring Term ‘13-‘14: Treasurer Fall Term ‘14-‘l5: Recording Secretary Spring Term ‘14-'15: Member Barnca Class: Member Y. M. C. A.: Member Class Basketball Team '13-14: Member Senior Class Football Team: Member Varsity Football Team ‘14-’15; Member Varsity Basketball Team ‘14-‘15.T)' TH Er BON HOMI BARMORE PEPPER GAMBRELL Belton, South Carolina "He hath a lean ami hunyry look.” Barmorc. like several other great and distinguished alumni of Furman, was horn at Belton. Strange to say. the sun rose, the birds sang. Mars. Mercury, Neptune, and Jupiter kept on revolving the day he was horn. The date of this memorable occurrence was January 27. 1894. He grew up as hoys grow and attended the Belton High School, receiving a diploma in the spring of 1911. He came to Furman the following fall and soon won distinction as a scholar and orator. However, his most prominent trait is that of breaking girls’ hearts. Member Adelphian Literary Society: Winner Second Place in Contest for A. L. S. Improvement Medal: Session Orator '12-’13: Sorgeant-at-Arms Fall Term 13- 14: Debater at Public Meeting A. L. S. '13-'14: Speaker in Inter-Society Oratorical Contest '13-'14: Associate Editor Echo "13- 14; Member Tennis Club ’13-’15: Judge in A. L. S. Improvement Contest '13- 14; Member Inter-Society Relations Committee Fall Term 14-'15: Corresponding Secretary A. L. S. 13-'14: Senior Censor Fall Term '14-' 15; Winner Pack Medal; Second Place in Inter-Society Oratorical Contest: Inter-Collegiate Debater '14-"15: President A. L. S. Spring Term '14-'15: Member Furman Council; Member Y. M. C. A.: Member Judson Memorial TJnraca Class.EARLE LEE GIVEXS Fountain Inn, South Carolina “He mounts a sentence as a cur mounts a bone." Earle comes to us from the mountains of East Tennessee. He attended Chigre Hill Academy, which is located in Eastern Tennessee, until 1907. at which time he moved to Fountain Inn. After finishing the eleventh grade there lie came to Furman in the fall of 1912 and entered the Sophomore Class. He has made himself known in many ways, but more especially by his ability as a student. It has actually been reported that lie is making frequent trips to speak before an audience—of one—but we can hardly believe such a report, since he is very bashful. Earle has won a host of friends at Furman and is liked bv all. Member Philosophlan Literary Society; Standard Bearer ‘12-‘13: Sergeant-at-Armx Fall Term 13- 14; Associate Editor Echo 'M-'lS; Corresponding Secretary 1’. L. S. Fall Term 14-'15: Junior Critic Spring Term 14- 15: Member V. M. 0. A.; Member Judson MemorlaJ Haraca Class; Representative A. L. S. Public Meeting ’14-'15.FT THE- BONHOMIE EDGAR HERBERT HENDERSON Haktsville, South Carolina "They that govern the most make the least noise." Midget, the mighty man of stature, first saw the light and heard the rumbling of vehicles in the city of Greenville on October 10, 1896. Here lie attended a private school from 1902 until 1906, later entering the Central High School, where he graduated. Having received a scholarship as second honor member of his class, he came to Furman in the fall of 1911. Although Midget is small in body, he is big when it comes to mental ability. He is certain to surpass the records of Kant and Spencer as a philosopher. Member Adelphiun Literary Society: Member Y. M. C. A.: Member Judson Memorial Baraca Clans: Member Hunts Club: Freshman Editor Bonhomie '11-’12: Literary Kdlor Echo Fall Term '12-'13; Recorder A. L. S. '12-'13; Recording Secretary Y. M. C. A. '13-'14; Assistant Business Manager Echo '13-'14: Junior Critic A. I S. Fall Term '13-'14: Senior Censor A. I.. S. Spring Term ‘13-'14: Secretary Baruca Class Spring 13-'14: Member Committee of Judges of Improvement Contest In A. L. S. '13-'14; Commencement Usher '14; Chairman Executive Committee A. L. S. Fall '14-'15: Chairman Handbook Committee Y. M. C. A. ’ 13-' 14: Secretary Runts Club: Editor-In-Chief Bonhomie '14-'15: Secretary Athletic Association ' 14-' 15: Vice-President A. I.. S. Fall '14-'15; Assistant Editor-In-Chief Echo '14-’15: Class Historian '14-'15: Secretary Inter-Society Relations Committee Spring ' 14-' 15: Senior Censor A. I,. S. Spring Term '14-'l5; Debater A. L. S. Public Meeting ’14- 15; Member Furman Council: Inter-Collegiate Debater '14-'15; Member Quaternion Club.FTthl bonhomieT HENRY MILTON HODGENS Tkavki.kks Rkst. South Caroi.ina. "A moral, sensible, and well-bred man Will not affront me—and no other ran." This is Milt. Near the ‘'seaport town" of Traveler’s Rest, at the toot of Hog-Hack Mountain, he came into existence on June 18, 1885. He spent his early life among the hills. When he had reached the age of eighteen, he had mastered the multiplication tables and could spell very well. He did not. however, become discouraged by the limited opportunities which these mountains offered. In 1908 he entered the North Greenville High School. After remaining there two years, regardless of the fact that his brain is none too sensitive to l ook learning, he came to Furman and has since been faithfully preparing for foreign missionary work. His splendid character has won for him the respect of all. Member Philosophian Literary Society: Chaplain Fall Term Junior Critic Fall Term 14- l6: Member Judson Memorial Baraca Class: Vice-President Baraca Class Spring Term '14-'15: Member Y. M. C. A.: Member Student Volunteer Band: President Volunteer Band 'H-'15: President City Volunteer Union '13-'14; Proctor Furman Council '13-'14: Member Class Football Team Member Mountaineer Quartet.FTthe- bonhomie HAI.LIE DEAN LOCK MAN Glendale, South Carolina ".Vo rule is so general, which admits not some exception" Runt came front Glendale, Spartanburg County. After attending schools at various places, he came to Furman Fitting School in 1909 and received his diploma in 1911. The next fall Furman University fell heir to this precious jewel. He is quite talkative to he such a "kid." His favorite slang expression is. ’’I am the l»est I have ever saw and I reckon I've saw a million." Runt is indeed a pleasing little boy and we are hoping to see him at the head of the Department of Ethics at some big college. Member Philosophlan Literary Society: Member Y. M. C. A.: Member Varsity Baseball Team Assistant Manager Baseball Fleeted Manager Baseball 14« 15; Member Bunt Club; Member Founders Club.FT TH fr BQNHOM IfrTK JAMES FOSTER LUPO (1RKF.NV11.1.K, Soi th Caroi.ixa A man of the kindliest nature. Bean discovered this globe at Greenville, South Carolina, April 26. 1894, He attended the Reedy Fork School and Central High School, graduating from the latter in 1911. We cannot say what Bean has in mind at this time, for he was rather undecided concerning his future education. He finally discovered his ignorance and decided to continue his education. He entered Furman in the fall of 1911 with the same broad grin which he still holds on to. Bean is not the most brilliant man in the class, but he has the honor of never having flunked on an examination. He will be long remembered by his class as an earnest, kind-hearted, good fellow. Member Adelphian Literary Society: Junior Censor Spring Term ’14-' 15.FTthe- bonhomieT WILLIAM PAUL MARTIN Cross Hill, South Carolina. "The lover of Idlers loves power, loo." On June 11. 1892. seven miles west of Laurens, our old friend Paul was born. While he was yet very young his parents moved to the saintly village of Due West, South Carolina. When he was about four years of age they moved with him to Cross Hill, where he got most of his early education. Paul entered Furman in the fall of 1911 and has proven to be one of our best men. He can do anything he has tried and is always trying if there is any good to be gotten. Paul is a ladies’ man. a speaker, and an athlete. He is an earnest student and a good fellow. .Member I’hilosophian Literary Society: Junior Censor Fall Term T2-T3: Corresponding Secretary '13-'14: Senior Censor Spring Term Member Inter-Society Relations Committee Spring Term Assistant Editor-in-chief Echo 'lS-'H; Representative P. L. S. in Inter-Society Oratorical Contest Vice-President Sigma Section P. L. S. Fall Term H- 15: Recording Secretary Spring Term '14-’15; Member Y. M. C. A.; Member Judson Memorial Baraca Class: Treasurer Fall Term '13-TI: Secretary Fall Term '14-‘15: Declaimer in McMillan Contest -13: Member Furman Council '14-’15: Member Executive Committee: Member Class Football Team il-'12. ’14-’l5: Member Varsity Football Team. ‘13-’14. '14-'15; Member Class Baseball Team T1-T5: Member Varsity Baseball Team T3-'14. ’14-'15: President Student Body '14-TR; President Class ’14-’15.FT THE- BONHOMIE MARION RANKIN MOBLEY Heath Springs, South Carolina "hi mathematics he uvs greater Than Tycho Brahe or Erra hater; Tor he by geometric scale, Could take the sice of pots of ale.” Shark made his appearance in this world August 7. 1893. two miles west of the small town of Heath Springs. Lancaster County. He began his early education in the schools of this section and graduated from the Heath Springs High School in 1911. In the fall of that year he came to Furman and immediately made himself famous as a Math student, as well as a specialist in "Galology." However, he has not been as successful in the latter as in the former. Shark is a good athlete, a good student, and one of the popular members of his class. W’e wish him success when he gets out into the world. Member Sigma Section Phllosophian Literary Society; Assistant Conductor Fall Term '12-'13; Junior Censor Spring Term '12 ‘13; Treasurer Fall Term, '13-'14; Member Inter-Society Relations Committee Fall Term 'IS-'H; Junior Critic Spring Term ’13-'H: Recording Secretary Fall Term ' 14- 15: President Spring Term '14-‘15; Member Y. M. C. A. and Recording Secretary ’H-'IB: Member Judson Memorial Haraca Class; Vice-President Fall Term ’H-’IB; Class Editor Ronhomje 12-M3: Secretary of Junior Class; Assistant Rusiness Manager Bonhomie '13-'H; Business Manager Bonhomie Member Furman Council 13-14. 14- 15: Member Class Football Team 11-12. ,12-,13: Right Guard Varsity Football Team ,13-’14; Center Varsity Football Team ’14-'15.FTthe- bonhomie WILLIAM LOUIE MULLIKIN Greknvii.i.k, South Carolina "Melancholy men of all others are most witty." Mullikin was lK)rn August 12, 1893, in Greenville. While still young he became very much interested in books, and must have felt a keen obligation to develop his mental faculties. He attended the Public Schools of Greenville and graduated at the High School in 1910. After resting one year he came to Furman and has faithfully prepared his work during the four years. A more unpretentious and quiet student is not to l»e found at Furman. He speaks only when it is absolutely necessary and his utterances in tin- class arc only in reply to questions, but these arc usually correct and to the point.WILLIAM MARVIN MYERS Olanta, South Carolina 'The hookful blockhead ifjnorantly read. With loads of learned lumber in his head. Olanta has been made rather famous in the annals of history by her bright and prosperous sons. December 4. 1894. added more fame and honor to this place because it was the day on which Mutt was born. After attending all the schools in and around Olanta, he came to h'urman in 1911 and took up his residence in Montague Hall. Mutt is just Mutt. His motto is. “Be lovable.” It has been reported that he is now being ardently loved by a fair maiden. His easy, jovial nature and his kind heart arc sure to win him success. We are looking to him to achieve. .Member Philosophian Literary Society; Assistant Sergeant-Arms Fall Term ’ 12- 13: Historian Spring Term ’13-’14; Junior Critic ’Ji-T5: Member Judson Memorial Baraca Class; Member Y. M. C. A.: Member Class Football Team ’H-T5: Member Class Basketball Team 11-'15; Member Class Baseball Team ’11-‘15; Member Varsity Basketball Team 12- 15.GUV ORVIX XELSOX Fountain Inn, South Carolina 'His wind is kingdom and his will is law. Born May 3. 1894, in the well-known town of Fountain Inn, Guy soon began to go to school “off and on" front compulsion. After some years he had prepared himself sufficiently to enter the Sophomore Class at Furman in the fall of 1912. Being over-supplied with potential energy, it has keen related that he used to relieve some of it in pugilistic encounters with his schoolmates during recess hours. Since his arrival at Furman he has been using his surplus energy successfully on the athletic field, lie is a good student as well as a good athlete, and has won many friends by his frank and kindly disposition. We feel sure that Guy will go through the line of life for a touchdown. Member Philosophian Literary Society: Conductor 13-'14: Senior Critic Member Class Football Team ’IS-’IC: Member Baseball Team a12- 14: Member Varsity Football Team '13-'l4. ,14-'15: Member Varsity Baseball Team a12-a13., a13-a14. ’14-'15: Editor Echo 14-’15; Member Inter-Society Relations Committee '14-'15: Member Judson Memorial Bnraca Class: Member Y. M. C. A.: President Athletic Association a14-'15; Member Furman Council a14-a15.fy THEr BaNHaMIBT? AX DREW LEE PICKENS Easley, Soith Carolina "A poet soaring in high reason of his fancies with his garland and singing robes about him.” Pick was born in Brushy Creek Township, Anderson County, in 1890. Like many other great writers, he had a hard time getting his early education. He attended one of the old-time ‘Tarn-if-you-can" country schools and read Shakespeare until he came to Furman in 1910. Pick found Math very hard. He soon became disgusted with formulae and dropped out of school in '12-’13. Having decided that he needed to drink a little more front the Fountain of Mathematics, he returned to school in the fall of 1913. He always goes to the receptions, but he believes that "brevity is the soul of wit" in the presence of ladies. He is a poet, an artist, a speaker, and a good fellow. Member Philosophian Literary Society: Winner Wharton Medal; Winner I . L. S. Orator's Medal '14; Winner Translation Prize: Winner Christmas Echo Prize '13; Alumni Editor Echo Spring Term 11-'12: Editor-In-Chief Echo '14-'15; Associate Editor '12: Exchange Editor Spring Term 'lS-'H: Art Editor Bonhomie '12: Historian P. L. S. Spring Term '12: Historian Junior Class; Corresponding Secretary P. L. S. Fall Term '14-'15; Senior Critic '13-’14: Public Extempore Speaker 14; Alternate In Oratorical Contest '15; Every-Day-Chapel-Attend-nnt "11 -’12: Proctor Judson Cottage T3-T4; Member Furman Council '14-'15; Member Judson Memorial Baraca Class; Freshman Class Poet: Senior Class Poet; Senior Class Prophet; Editor P. L. S. Song.JOSEPH CORNELIUS POW Saluda. South Carolina "IVomaii—she needs no eulogy; she speaks for herself." Among the sunny hills of Saluda, then a part of Edgefield County, South Carolina. J. C. first gazed upon this queer old world on April 13. 1 SS4. After attending the Leesvillc Academy lie began his career at Furman. While here he has made many friends and has to his credit the enviable record of having been defeated for office only twice. In his quiet, unassuming way he has succeeded where others have failed. Joe is a man's man and, still better, a ladies' man. for he believes ardently in sticking to his “home girls," of whom he says there arc several. An old habit of his is to spring love quotations in society. From this true Southern gentleman we will hear much in the years that are to conic. Treasurer A. I.. S. Fall Term Sergeant-at-Arma A. 1.. S. Spring Term ,12» 13: Chairman Excuse Committee A. L. S. Spring Term 12--13; Acting High Priest A. I.. S. Spring Term 13- H: Cashier A. I.. S. M3-M4: Senior Censor Eta Section A. I.. S. Fall Term 13-H; Marshal A. I.. S. Secretary Inter-Society delations Committee Fall Term '13-'14; Secretary Judson Memorial Bnracn China Fall Term 13-'14: Choir Monitor ,13-,H: Treasurer V. M. C. A. 14; Recording Secretary A. U S. Spring Term -13-14: Chairman Program Committee A. U S. Spring Term 13-'14: Sales Manager A. I.. S.: History ’14: Circulation dent Baraca Class Spring Term 14-15: Treasurer Inter-Collegiate Prohibition Association of South Carolina.THEr BON DAVID F.RIC SAULS Smoaks. South Carolina "Then he will talk—good gods, how he will talk.” We now present our friend. George Frio Alexander. He was born June 21. 1892, in the little town of Smoaks, Colleton County. After spending some years in the preparatory schools near his home, lie entered Furman Fitting School in 1908. Here he graduated in 1911 and began his course in the University the following fall. Since that time he has made himself very popular and very well known among the students by his two-fold ability. First, his strong vocal chords have won him the honorable distinction of being the second noisest man in the class. Second, his timely philosophical and logical arguments on various subjects (in which there is more pretence than either Philosophy or Logic) have distinguished him no less than his vocal chords. Member Philosophian Literary Society: Standard Hearer Fall Term 12-"13: Junior Censor Fall Term 13-14: Treasurer Fall Term 14-'l5: Vice-President Spring Term 14- 15: Usher at Mercer-Furman Debate: Usher Inter-Society Oratorical Contest: Member Class Football Team 11 - 15; Member Varsity Football Team 13- 14. 14- 15.THOMAS It ALUS SIIKLOH W.M.iiAi.LA. South Cakouna. “A'one bul himself am be bis parallel.' l'. It. came to us from the town of Walhalla. where he was born December 17. 1890. lie received all his preparatory training in the public schools of this embryonic city. T. It. docs not lose any time with the fairer sex. Neither docs he occupy himself with athletics, but he does specialize on one line of activity—that of masticating Brown’s Mule tobacco. Ilis diligence in this work is evidenced by the air of grace and nonchalance which lie exhibits while chewing his "weed.” He is a hard student, a congenial friend, and takes a joke with the best of good humor. After all. however, he is just T. B. Vc wish for T. B. the greatest success as a lawyer. Member Adelphlan Literary Society: Junior»Censor Fall Term Assistant Sergeant- at-Arms M2-M3; Member Y. M. C. A.: Member Judson Memorial Baraca Class.FTthe- bonhqmibT FELIX TABOR SIMPSON Stark. Socth Carolina "liven the voice of the mighty ocean is softer than his singing." Felix stumbled upon this world on the 9th of August, 1892, the spot happening to he Starr. He attended the public schools in that section until lie was quite a lad. In 1911 he went to Clenison, where he remained only one year. Felix came to Furman in the Fall of 1912 and began to make himself very useful and. at times, very disturbing with his bugle-like vocal apparatus. When he decides to exercise this noble talent, which is not too seldom, the music-loving people of the city and the suburbs are greatly favored. Although he has the distinction of being the noisiest man in the class. Felix has won a host of friends while at Furman. Member Philosophian Literary Society: Conductor Fall Term 13 ’14: Assistant Conductor Spring Term '13-'14; Historian Fall Term ' 14--15: Junior Critic Spring Term ’14-’16: Member Y. M. C. A.; Member Judson Memorial JJaraca Class: Member I. P. A.: Member Sophomore Team ’12: Member Senior Football Team '14; Scrub Football Team '14; Member Varsity Football Team '13.TJ TH BONHOMIE CHARLES FURMAN SIMS Pei.zkk, South Cakouxa ’’Heart to conceive, the understanding to direct, or the hand to execute." Red was born February 20. 1893. in Oaklawn Township, Greenville County. During the earlier part of bis life he attended the Lickville Public School, in the lower section of Greenville County. He went from here to Fork Shoals High School for a further preparatory course. Red first "brightened” the campus of Furman in the fall of 1911. He has some of the temper usually characteristic of a red-headed man. In fact, he is of a very congenial and friendly nature and has won many friends. He has been a great factor in athletics and a good student. His "stickabilitv" will find him a place in life worthy for him to hold down. ...— Varsity ......-.......... -- ... ..... Phases Athletics; Treasurer I. P. A. ‘13: Commencement Usher 11.TTTH h_ BONHOM IfrH! KAKLK RL’SSFLL STALL Gkkknviu.k. Soith Cakomna "He w uht not with a peremptory tone Assert the nose upon his face his own.' Stall was l orn November 3. 1894, in the Mountain City—Greenville. South Carolina. t a very young age lie began his pursuit of knowledge in the graded schools of the aforesaid city. After having received his diploma from the High School he began his course at Furman in the fall of 1911. Since that time Stall has l ccn on the job. 11 is persistent efforts have won him the confidence of his class. He is a Physics "shark" as well as a good car-toonisi. He intends to follow mill architecture and engineering. We are sure that his perseverance, which has made hint successful at Furman, will be no less effective in afterlife. -Member Phi Section Adelphlan Literary Society: Corresponding Secretary '14-'15: Junior Critic Fall Term H- 15: Treasurer Spring Term '14-'15: Cashier A. L S. H- 15: Manager Physics Laboratory 13- 14; Art Editor Bonhomie ,12-,13. 'IS-’U. 14-'l5: Advertising Manager Athletic Association ’14-'15; Member Greenville County Club: Member Quaternion Club.FT THE- BONHOMIE7 CHARLES IIOMKR TINSLEY Cross Anchor, Softh Carolina "To «i close-shorn sheep God gives wind by measure. Brcnke hails from Cross Anchor. In this outside world he was born January 5. 1892. After completing his preparation he went to the Spartan High School at Landrum. South Carolina, and there won a diploma. On his arrival at Furman, in 1911. lie showed traits of a typical countryman. The essence of true manhood, which old mother nature instills in her bo s of the hills and plains, has been demonstrated in Brenke’s career at Furman. Me is the terror of his opponents on the football gridiron and in baseball. It means a hit to see his bald head at the bat. .Member Philbsophlan Literary Society; President Fall Term 'l4-'ir.; Senior Critic Spring Term '14-'15; Junior Critic Spring Term '13-'H: Treasurer Fall Term '13-'14: Junior Censor Spring Term ,12-,13: Conductor Fall Term •12-,13; Assistant Conductor Spring Term '11-‘12: Vice-President Sophomore Class; Vice-President Freshman Class: Treasurer Senior Class; Loft llelder four years on Varsity Baseball Team; Captain of Varsity Baseball Team ’14-'15: Bight Tackle Varsity Football Team '13-14: Bight Bud and Captain of Varsity Football Team '14-'15; LHerarv Bdltor of Furman Kcho Spring Term '13; Assistant Manager Football Team '13-'H: President of Spartanburg County Club 'l3-'!4; President of Moss '14-’15.D'THfr BONHOMIE CLAUD ISA DORK TRULUCK Lynchburg, Soi'TII Carolina "Though on pleasure lie uas bent. He hail a frugal mind." Claude was horn May 27, 1892. in the extreme eastern part of Sumter County on a little farm near the hank of Lynchc's River, lie his early school training in that vicinity, at Low Oak Academy and the Saide’s High School. In 191(1 lie came to Furman Fitting School and. after remaining there one year, lie entered the University. During his years at Furman he has won many friends by his congenial disposition. Claude’s iron grip when lie shakes hands is quite characteristic of his nature. He is a man of sound principles and we wish for him success in life. Member Phllosophian I.lterary Society: Sergeant-at-Arma '12-'13: Conductor Spring Term '12- 13: Historian Spring Term '13-'14; Historian of Sophomore Class: Member Judson Memorial Baraon Class; Member Y. M. C. A.: Member Class Baseball Team '13-'I4: Member Class Basketball Team '13-'lt: Member class Football Team '14-'15: Commencement Usher '14: President Doctors' Club '12-'13.FTthe- bonhomie JAMES WASHINGTON WATTS Laurf.ns, South Carolina "Gentle of speech, beneficent of mind." J. W. was born on February 26, 1896. near Laurens. He graduated at the Trinity Ridge Graded School and entered Furman in 1911. All through his course at Furman he has been very shy of the ladies, but recently he has declared himself deeply in love with a G. . C. maiden. J. W. has a great brain and is a good student. He is one of Furman's best men and we shall miss him as one of our leading “sports.” Usually he is a very quiet fellow, but sometimes he decides to tell of his recent experiences with his girl and does so in a very ungentle tone. He is a loyal supporter of every phase of college life. We feel sure that he will make his way in the world with ease, and he will be as useful there as he has been to the student body. Member Phllosophian Literary Society: Winner of Improvement Medal Sergeant at Arms Spring Term '12-'13; Junior Critic Fall Term '13-'14; Corresjionding Secretary Spring Term 13-’H: President Fall Term 14- 15: Senior Critic Spring Term '14-'15: Member Y. M. C. A.: Delegate to Kansas City Student Volunteer Convention 13-'14; President Y. M. C. A. ’14; Member Judson Memorial Haraca Class: Treasurer Spring '12 'l3: Treasurer Athletic Association '14; Manager Football Team ‘ 14-' 15; Member Furman Council ’13-'14. '14-'15: Executive Committeeman ‘13-a14: Declaimer in McMillan Contest '14: President Prohibition League 15: Intcr-Collcglate Debater '15: Secretary and Treasurer Class '12-'13; President Class '13-'14.SAMUEL EDWARD WELCH EL Greenville, South Carolina "Great men arc not always wise." Wclchel was born in ihc year 1889. in the upper section of Greenville County, known as the Dark Corner. He graduated at the North Greenville Academy in 1911 and entered Furman the following fall. Being a resident of the city, he has not been as closely related to us as we might have wished. At Furman he has always stood for the right. We are looking forward to him as one of whom Furman, as well as his friends of the Dark Corner, will be proud. Member I’hilosophiau Literary Society; Chaplain Fall Term 14- 15; Member Y. M. C. A.; Member Athletic Association.FTTH E QN HOMI frTfl JOHN X. WRKXX Greenville, South Carolina “His heart is as great as the world, but there is no room in it to hold the memory of a wrong." John, the oldest man in the class, was horn in Laurens County September 1, 1879. He spent his early years in a Ion cabin situated near the fork of Reedy and Saluda Rivers. It was in the Tip-Top School that John first began to drink of the fountain of wisdom. Later he attended the graded schools of Princeton. South Carolina. After taking a vacation of seventeen years, he came to Furman Fitting School and we have claimed him ever since. He is a good preacher and a conscientious student. His friendly disposition has won its way into the hearts of all the Furman men. He is just the type of man who wins his way in this world. Menibcr_J hllo»ophlan I.Horary Society: Senior Censor. Kail Term 14; President Spring Term '15: Inter-Collegiate Debater '15: Public Debater I L. S. '14.Senior Class Poem From year to year we’ve gathered on this hill. Ami day by day we’ve heard the tower hell The whole wide campus with its music till. The slow procession of the hours to tell; Down past the lingering months with eager eye We oft have glanced, and dreamed the final day Was here with long-sought joy. Now draweth nigh That day indeed. Pray. time, a season stay. You bring the long-sought prize with you, and yet Somehow there comes with it a faint regret. For four long years have wrought a second home For ns among this well beloved scene. ’Mid well-known objects here we go and come Where we have seen the trees in spring-time green Stretch o’er onr heads their leafy niches rare. Or else in winter marbled o’er with snow We’ve seen them stand like columns tall and fair. Why. e’en the hooks in yon library grow To seem like friends that we cannot forget. So even triumph brings us some regret. And Alma Mater has a memory now Which none save those who know can ever feel: And none save those who know can utter how A mingled joy to us those words reveal.— A mingled joy of friends the years have brought. Of failures, triumphs, joys, and cares now o’er. All these into that meaning dear are wrought. But now we part to meet all told no more. The cap and gown we almost dread, and yet The time draws near Who’d blame us for regret? — . I.. Pickkns.FTTH B BON HQM1 Er (°f As It Might Be EET propped on the banisters before him, and his heavy discarded plow-shoes lying on the floor beside him. thus Farmer Simpson sat on his front porch taking his after-dinner rest. Behind him, nearer the wall, lay a great Shepherd dog panting rapidly with the heat, occasionally closing his eyes to rest his head on his outstretched paws with a slower and more deliberate breath pulled from his nostrils. Simpson loved to rest thus after dinner, resting his eyes on the sweet green coolness of the willows along the (icncrostee, chatting away with any one who happened to be near, but now as no one but the dog was around, he sat in a pensive reverie. He sat thus for some time, then the dog raised his head and uttered a lazy “woof." A whacking, coughing, sneezing sound was heard down the road and then a time-worn auto dashed—or shall we say cluttered?—into sight. It stopped in front of the house and two men clambered out. Simpson, with his usual good-natured hospitality, hastened out to meet them, pausing at the gate a moment to exclaim: “Well, dog-gone; look who’s here!” Who indeed hut II. Alien and II. Ballentine? The former shut off the engine of the auto, and pulled oil' his gloves, explaining during the while: “Just run over from Anderson this morning to sell a hill o’ goods in Starr. Ballentine came along to do some electioneering. Thought we'd drop by to see you.” With his old enthusiasm, Simpson conducted the drummer and the politician into the porch, then went in to have his better half prepare dinner for the newcomers. It was lucky for our hero that the lady was rather mild-tempered, for one can hardly blame a farmer's wife for exploding in a volley of pseudo-cuss words when the eternal cross-country traveler avails himself of his well known ability to strike a farm house for dinner just as the last biscuit disappears from the noonday table. Simpson was soon back on the porch and. of course, where he appeared talking necessarily followed. lie and Allen did moat of the talking, for Ballentine, having realized his ambition to marry, had found the experiment —well, suffice if to say that he sat in moody silence thinking of the Ballentine-Gambrell divorce hill, an invention of his whereby lie hoped, with the assistance of his law-partner, (lambrell, both of whom served in the legislature, to rob South Carolina of her unique honor of having no divorce law. He wondered, as he sat there, why on earth his fellow Solons, Drummond from Laurens,FTthe- bonhomie-T and Shelor from Oconee, failed to see the matter as he did. Having failed so fearfully in his matrimonial adventure for comfort, he had taken to smoking brown cigars, the ends of which he chewed fiercely and nervously. Being so employed, he now punctuated the passing minutes with a deluge of brownish liquid forcefully expectorated into the yard before him. Simpson, after some moments of conversation with Allen, remarked, “Mad a letter from my ex-old-lady this morning—Sims, I mean, lie's coming to Starr to help in a meet in' fore long. He’d just got back from some kind o' preachers’ convention. Said he’d seen Wrenn, Welchel, Baggott, Fortner, Pickens, and J. R. Allen all there. You know that’s all the preachers of our class except Mullikin and Hodgens. Wonder where they are.” 1 saw Mullikin lately," said Allen. “He’s in the Upper Carolina Methodist Conference, and some one said Hodgens is teaching Ethics in gome Chinese Mission College with a jig-saw name.” “We had some lawyers in our bunch, too." said Simpson. “Yes, but most of them have gone into politics, but Floyd in Florence and Nelson in Laurens are doing pretty well at real law work, as a I have learned in my journeys,” continued Allen. At this point- Ballentine fired his twenty-ninth discharge over the balustrade, coming dangerously near deluging a featherless adolescent chicken, sunburned almost to blistering, which shrieked and darted under the house. Then he drew from his pocket a copy of the Greeneville Blatherskite, which he had procured from Allen that morning, and glanced over the columns while the other two continued their conversation, Simpson listening eagerly as his friend told how his commercial tours over the State had brought him in touch with many of the old class-mates. He sold occasional lots of merchandise to Truluck. Mobley, and Dodson in different towns where they conducted business. Watts and Martin were planning the erection of a bank in Laurens, an act which Campbell would perhaps emulate in Bennetts ville. J. S. Brown had married rich and had retired from public life, while Crow, “the reform mayor” of Spartanburg was raising quite a stir, and had an eye on the governor’s chair. Both Sauls and Tinsley, he had heard, were “lords of the earth” like Simpson, while to Lock man and also to Givens he had sold bills of goods, both of them running stores in connection with their farms. Ballentine still read on. He might have told how Pow, Foy, Lupo, and Myers had appeared before the legislature a few months before as a teachers’ committee presenting plans for the betterment of country schools. lie was still blue from his latest spat with Mrs. H. B. and did not even comment on an “ad” in the “Blatherskite” of K. R. Stall, architect, nor on an article fromFT THE- BONHOMIE the pen of E. Tl. Henderson, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Furman. An item announced that Dr. W. L. Bates had proved in court that he had never practised a- a velernarian, though lie had absent-inindedly diagnosed a certain society lady's lung trouble as heaves, but still Ballentine was silent. Suddenly, however, lie started, almost swallowed his cigar-stub, coughed it up, threw it into the yard, whistled and ejaculated. "Listen here, fellows." "Drake. S. C., July ” .—Not since Mr. J. V. Brown, with his chemical experiments, accidentally discovered a crab-grass eradieator. has the State been so thrilled scientifically. Last evening Mr. F. F. Drake, who conducts private astronomical observations at his home, discovered a new comet in the heart of Scorpio. Telegrams are pouring in from A ale, Harvard, and other colleges with offers of various honorary degrees. Mr. Drake, however, says he will honor his Alma Main• by allowing her to first confer on him the degree of 1). Sc.” “Well, 1 11 declare,” said Allen. “Dog-gone." said Simpson. Just then the dinner-bell rang and the farmer conducted his guests to the dining room, remarking on the way. "Well, old I'red used to be a star football player, and now lie’s the comet member of our class." . L. Pickens.FTthe- bonhomie-TK JuniorFT T'H Er BONHOMIE Junior Class OFFICERS Nixon, W. D. . Hutchinson, M. E. King, H. H. Cox. VV. F„ Jr. Askins, P. T. . Miss Ruth Amman . Preside u I Vice-President Secretary . Treasurer Historian . Sponsor MEMBERS Askins. P. T. Blackwell, F. Y. Burnett, C. H. Campbell, C. W. Coleman, B. P. Cox. W. F.. Jr. Drake, F. P. Drummond, J. M. Durst, T. N. Gregory. VV. T. Hahn, J. P. Hughes, E. L. Hunnicutt, J. A. Hutchinson, M. E. Jones. W. B. King. H. H. League, R. F. Lockwood, C. M. Mobley. F. B. Moore, P. A. Moseley, S. O. Nixon, W. D. Osborne, J. B. Owings, R. B. Owings, T. C. Patton, M. G. Perry, N. Phillips, H. S. Smith, C. VV. Vaughn, E. C. Watkins, H. B. Winco, VV. VV. Wood, J. G.M.e. HUTCH lAiSOM W.D. NIXON Miss farm Altman w. p.cox je RTA5KIN5 ,0! ,K V V • • r ' »f X Junior Sponsor and C’i.ass OfficersP'THE- BONHOMIE Junior ClassFTthet bonhomie Junior ClassFTTH fr SONHOMIE n Junior Characteristics Our honored classmates may object to some particulars of these sketches, but we have endeavored to present the facts as they are. Askin’S, Philip Talmage: Talmage is a splendid fellow. He is a good student, sings on the Glee Club and attends the First Baptist Church with great regularity. Cami-rki.L. Claude Waldrue: Claude has made himself famous lately by his great literary mind. His best production is the famous song of the “Round-Here Club," the echoes of which arc often heard at Montague Hall. Coleman, Ben Patrick: Patrick sings bass in the “Round-Here Club." and is as tough as a nut on the football held, where his scrawny figure is often seen lunging after the pig skin. Cox, William Franklin, Jr.: Frank is a ladies man. and with his basso profunda he enchants the fair sex. He is courageous, too. for he intends to face the starvation period of a lawyer. He is quite a debater, too. Drake, Franklin Pierce: Pierce’s tenor trembling on the breeze, his buckshot dimple, and his serene eyes are enough to make an old lady scratch her head and think. He is a quiet, unassuming fellow. Drummond, James Martin: Drummond's motto is: "My name is Jimmie and 1 11 take all you gimme.” He is a hard worker and sings soprano in the "Round-Here Club." Durst, Thomas Njciiolson: Toby is from Greenwood and he never fails to let the fact be known. He attends strictly to his own business and believes in the proverb, "Study hard and learn to be wise." Gregory, William Tiiuri.ow. Jr.: Greg is a quiet fellow and we hardly know what to say about him except that he is an ardent admirer of Dr. Byrd's girls. IIaiin. J. Pendleton: Yankee Hahn sprang from the North, lie is generally admired by us all. for he is by nature a good student. Hughes. Edwin Leon: Ed Hughes docs not have much use for the fair sex and lacks the ability to strut before an ambling nymph, but his skill in outdoor sports, especially baseball. redeem his faults. 11t.'NNicuTT, James Allen : Hunnicutt goes across the campus like a jumping-jack that has been screwed up too tight, but we must pardon him since he is Archbishop of Canterbury. He is quite a hard worker. IIutciiinson, Manly Eskew: Melancholy Hutch can often be beard singing. "It s a long, long way to Chicora.” We do not know what he sang when he pm his hand into tooth-paste on a certain serious and solemn occasion. Jones, Waylanii Brooks: Possum is a great talker and generally expounds the law at the student meetings. He is big of l one and has won fame on the football field. He is also beginning to shine as a catcher on the baseball team.FT THEr BQNHQMl f King, Herbert Hawkins: Herbert is an eloquent preacher, especially when only one seat is occupied. He can he recognized at a great distance by the dignity of the pose which becomes his royal nature. League, Robert Ferrimax: Though born in China, League now hangs his hat in Simp-sonville. Unassuming and unpretentious is he. but he is pleasant and a hard worker. Lockwood. Charlie Madden: Charlie is a very religious fellow and is president of the V. M. C. A. He attends classes regularly in the morning and his girl in the evening. Moiii.ey, Francis Bru.met: 1 in:met is an all-round athlete and a hard worker. He is quiet, but when he gets on the athletic held you ought to see him light. Moore, Paul Alexander: Paul is not like the apostle, for justification by faith and love do not trouble him. The "Round-Here Club,” however, troubles him very much. Moseley, Sam Oliphant: Nature must have been half in a dream when she named him. If not. we should like to know why she used an O instead of an E in Sammy's name. He is beginning to win fame as a pitcher. Nixon, William Duva: W e all admire Nick for his energy in the class-room and in student life, lie is small of stature, but when it comes to rooting his lungs have more wind than a hurricane. Osborne, John Broadus: W e do not see much of hard-working J. 15.. for he is busy distributing the Piedmont and other news articles over the country. Owings, Roy Bobo: Roy believes in working from early morn till late at night, and we often sec the midnight lamp gleaming from his window. Owings, Tom Calvin: Tom is a hard-working boy. talks little, thinks much, and acts as police agent when the chickens are in the pot. Patton. Melvin Glenn: Despite his pleasant smile, we accuse Pat of very many things. Although he shines in Math, and is our baseball manager, we believe that he is infatuated with Winthrop, Perry. Nelson: Perry's quick, dignified speech reminds us very much of a French- man’s and as we see him walking briskly along we feel that we have surmised correctly. Phillips, Hoyt Spurgeon: Hoyt has a very dignified name, and it our readers could see his stately progress across the country they would feel awed by his majesty. Vaughn. F.stox Crawley: Eston is a hard-working fellow, and renders good service both in the class-room and in the mess hall. His pleasant smile makes him welcome everywhere.FT THE- BONHOM IBTH The Interment I. While the earth in selfish languor lay, all wrapt in careless sleep. They lowered a bier in a sepulcher ami covered it high and deep: And there were none hut the angels there o'er this lonely bier to weep. II. Oh. many started this lonely grave, one finished what they’d begun: One bore the bier to its resting place, thru clouds of sorrow dun; One piled the clods on the lonely bier, one only, only one. III. But no grave was dug in earthly soil—'twas deep in a human breast; And no human form was sadly placed in the sepulcher to rest: But a noble, grand ambition died which might all earth have blest. IV. Yes. a dreamer sank 'neath the blight of scorn, while cold earth dully slept; So he buried all in his woe-crushed heart, nor guard, r.or vigil kept; But his own deep eyes were too proud for tears: so only the angels wept. A. L. Pickens.rrTH BONHOMlEn Soi'HOMORKFT th E bonhom ietTS Sophomore Class OFFICERS Pavnk, I). V. . Rick, CP. . . Drake, U. R. Brodie. O. B. . Osborne, M. R. . Miss Janie Gii.rkatii Arrington, N. B. Asbi ry, A. D., Jr. Barnett, A. D., Jr. Barnett, M. M. Bowen, W. E. Boyd. M. h . Brodie:, O. B. Bryson, J. R. Childress, 1 . S. Coker, V. L. Cook. W. M. Coster. P. E. Curry, J. B. Drake, H. R. Drake, J. P. Elrod, G. S. Fitts. I. E. Funderburk, C. B. Goldsmith. W. W. Grkssettk. W. X. Hendricks, P. (). MEMBERS Holley, L. R. Hudgens, J. W. Hughes, II. L. Jeter, J. R. Johnson, T. C. Jones, VV. B. Jordan. S. P. Kiriiy, C. A. Lawrence. R. L. League, E. B. League. G. A. Martin. J. G. Matheny, C. C. Mitchell, B. H. Mitch ell. G. M. Morton. V. C. McCain, F. C. McManaway, J. E., Jr. Nunnery, B Osborne, M R, Payne, D, W. Wood, J. W. . President I 'iee-Prcsident Secretary Treasurer . Historian . Sponsor Pittman, C. F. Plyler, E. I . Reynolds, D. I.. Rice, C. P. Richardson, K. X. Rutledge. R. D. Shaw, J. E. Snow. E. M. Southern, V. G. Stover. T. B. Timmons. C. E. Walker, C. B. Watson, D. G. Watson, J. F. Westmoreland, W. S. White, R. K. Willis. W. I). Willis, J. F.. Wilson. R. B.TJ THEr BONHOMIE Soimiomori: Sponsor a no Ci.assFT THEr BONHOMIE S Soi'IIOMliKK Cl.ASSFT THE- BONHOMIE' SOPIIOMOKE CI.ASFT THE- BONHOMIE Sophomore Class History we, the Class of 17. approach the end of our Sophomore year, vo look back to the day of our arrival on the campus of old Fur-nan—green, homesick, and trembling in the awful presence of the lass of lt . We had longed for the day to come when we should he college students, but lo, as we heard the blood-thirsty erv of "Hats! Rats!!" the glory of our ambitious anticipations faded away. But as the north wind's cold blast tends to develop the tiny oak into the huge giant of the forest, so the howling, ruthless welcome welded us into a mighty organization. Our Freshman year and the joyous vacation soon passed and as Sophomores we took possession of tin campus September 20. 191-1. striking terror to the hearts of the quaking Freshmen. To our sorrow we found that several of our noble classmen had fallen by the wayside, but we were glad to note the presence of a number of recruits who at that time aspired to enter our ranks. At the first meeting of the Class the following oflicers were elected: President, P. 1C. Coster; Vice-President, W. II. Cook; Secretary, IT. R. Drake: Treasurer, 0. B. Brodie; Historian, Mark Osborne: Class Editors. T. C. Johnson, D. G. Watson; S|M nsor, Miss Janie Gilreath. Soon after the election Messrs. Coster and Cook withdrew from school, and Messrs. Payne and Rice were elected to their respective ofliees. The European war spirit spread itself to our campus, and on the 12th of October our forces mobilized on the hanks of the rushing Reedy. On the op|KK-ite shore stood a long line of barbarians. The forces were met t engage in a mighty tug of war. From the neighboring hill tops the spectators urged on the barbaric line of defense; hut despite the crie- of the multitudes, the gallant troops under the 17 banner drew their opponents through the turbulent waters of the muddy stream. We must now pa.- on to the athletic field. In football our Class is well represented by Grcssette. Rice, and Wood; in basket-ball by Drake and Jeter. At the present time we are dreaming dreams and seeing visions of the annual Class reception, which will he given in April. We feel that the time already passed has been spent in a profitable manner and we trust that each member of the Class of T7 will press forward to his graduation day and in the years to come reflect honor upon his Alma Mater. Makk OsBOKNK, Historian.FreshmanFTthe- bonhqmi T Freshman Class Simpson, VV. B. . . OFFICERS Smith, H. G. . Pice-President Farmer, R. A. . • • • • • m . . Secretary Jones, Tf.d . EnTZ MINCER, R. G. . . istorian Miss Sarah Owens . . . Sponsttr Ballf.ntixe, J. R. MEMBERS Graham, J. S. Poole, W. B. Barnett, R. T. Gray. E. A. Siiirlky, J. A.. Jr. Barton, J. D. Gunter, M. B. Simpson, C. II. Bishop, L. J. Hart. G. Simpson, Y. B. Bi.ackmon, II. J. HEWELL. M. C. Sims. W. K. Bolt, W. J. Herndon, C. Smith, B. M. Bonner. J. C. Hogan. T. V. Smith, I). T. Boroughs, T. C„ Jr. Holler. A. C. Smith. 11. G. Brown, K. G. Jones, T. M. Taylor. I.. G. Cannada. P. ! , Kay, L. R. Thompson, 1.. P. Corbett, G. Kilgo, J. B. Tomlinson, E. I. Cothran, J. S. Mahon, F. V. Vermillion. C. F.. C'roxton, F. H. Mahon. J. I.. Westmoreland. E. Durham. P. F.. Major. Roy Wharton. 1C. M. Earle. J. K. Mitchell. F. E. Wilkes, C. V. Fntzmint.er, R. G Morris, J. Willis, C. Farmer, R. A. Patrick, R. R. Witherspoon, E. H. Fennel. C M. Po G. J. D. mm H W. B.5IMP30AJ Miss sarah owe ms r.enjzM inches. 2. A. FAP2M E Kkksii.max Sponsor and Ci.ass OjiickrsFTthe- bonhomie A Short History of the Freshman Class the year of our Lord 1914. the date thereof being September :9th. over lifty youth.' assembled at Furman I’nivcrsity to com-nence their college career. These fellows came from many parts f South Carolina, and some, indeed from other States. 'The above composed the Freshman Class of 1914. 'The enrollment increased to over sixty after the Christmas holidays; but. with the failure of some to return, the number remained about the same as at the opening of the session. 'The total enrollment, however, was considerably less than that of 19IS. 'This fact needs little explanation, if one but calls to mind the financial stringency brought on by the Furopean war. Naturally the “rats” felt out of place in their new surroundings, hence they immediately got busy to make themselves acquainted. A few days after the formal opening they were compelled to go up against the Sophomore Glass in a tug-of-war. 'The place of struggle was the hanks of the Reedy River. Such great strength was displayed in this pull that twice the rope did give way. Finally, however, after a fatiguing struggle, the poor Freshmen were pulled into the water of the river, much to the delight of their opponents. A short while after this event the (Mass officers were elected and an organization was effected. 'There were, of course, men of ability. All new men were well pleased with this organization, for henceforth they would work in co-operation. And well they had reason to feel so: the worst was yet to come. To be sure. Freshmen have no easy time. The first few days of college are well remembered by them. Thy recollect distinctly the abilities of the “Round-Here-Club” The Freshmen of 1914-15 have displayed their ability in all fields of college life. In the class room they have done well; in society work, they have shown the same zeal. ‘The (Mass Football 'Team was not defeated in the Junior-Freshman game, and bad an excellent chance to win the college championship. had the deciding game been played. ’The representation in the basket-ball squad was largo, and if we be not mistaken the baseball nine promises to be composed partly of first-year men. 'Taken as a whole, the Freshman Class of 1914-15 has in no way fallen below (lie standard. Having adopted “vincimus above” as their slogan, the Freshmen have made themselves conspicuous in all the activities of college work. It is to he Imped that next year will see many of them back on the campus.MnKMBBSniWMMBRMBMM BONHOMIE" I itMl r i» I'KJ'SM NIKSDormitory Rooms3 np OJ 0 2 3 i awmrnm wm Ct-V'Vt Inter-Society DebatersF) THEr BONHOMIE Adki.piiian Liti kaky Sikiity1°) THE-BONHOMIE Adelphian Literary Society ETA SECTION' OFFICERS FALL THRU SFRISG TERM President................J. C. Pow President .... It. 1 . Gambrkli. Pice-President J L. Baggott Vice-President . . . H. Ballf.xtixf. Recording Secretary . 11. Ballf.xtixe Recording Secretary . . . L. N. Eov Corresponding Secretary . . H. Allen Corresponding Secretary . . I I. Allen Senior Censor . . . B. P. Gambrkll Senior Censor . . . J. L. Baggott Junior Censor . . . V. I '. Cox. Jr. Junior Censor .... Y. J. Bolt Treasurer.....................I.. X. Eov Treasurer . . . M. E Hutchinson Chaplain..................J. R. Bryson Chaplain........................J. C. Pow Sergcanl-at-Anns . J. E McManaway, Jr. Scrgcant-at-.lrms . . D. G. Watson Asst. Sergeant-at-Aruis . D. G. Watson Asst. Sergeant-at-Anns . O. B. Brodik Standard Rearer . . . W. H. Cook Standard Hearer . . W. B. Simpson MEMBERS Ai.i.kn, H. Cox. W. F., Jr. Osborne, J. B. Baggott, J. L. Ff.nnel, C. V. Plylkr, E. K. Bai.i.kntine, H. Foy. L. N. Pow. J. C. Ballentine, J. R. Gambrell, B. P. Richardson , K. M. Bolt. W. J. Gray, E. A. Shirley, J. A., Jr. Boroughs, T. ( .. Jr. Graham. J. S. Simpson. W. B. Brodik, O. B. Hutchinson, M. E. Smith, D. T. Bryson. J. R. Kay, L. R. Southern, W. G. Coleman, B. P. McManaway. J. F... Jr. Watson, D G. OFFICERS OF BOTH SECTIONS FOR ENTIRE TERM Cashier.........................................E. R. Stall Recorder........................................N. Perry High Priest.....................................J. C. Pow Marshal...................................M. E. Hutchinson Marshal.........................................E. R. Crow Marshal.......................................H. S. Phillips Marshal.......................................E. C. VaughnFTthe- bonhomie Adelphian Literary Society PHI SECTION OFFICERS FALL TERM President....................J. R. Allen Vice-President . . . E. H. I Ikndkrson Recording Secretory . . . E. R. Ckow Corresponding Secretory • J. A. Brown Senior Censor.............W. D. Dixon Junior Censor.............T. B. Shf.o»r Treasurer....................H. II. Kino Chaplain..................E. C Vaughn Sergeant-at-Anns .... W. B. Jones Asst. Sergeant-at-Anns . ■ I. E. I’lTTS Standard Rearer . . V. V. Goldsmith SPRING TERM President.................E. R. Crow Vice-President..............J. A. Brown Recording Secretary . . . W. I). Ninon Corresponding Secretary . . J. A. Brown Senior Censor . . . E. H. Henderson Junior Censor . . . . E. C. Vaughn Treasurer...................E. R. Stall Chaplain...............R. L. Lawrence Sergcant-at-Arins . . W. V. Goldsmith Asst. Sergeant-at-Anns . . YV. B. Jones Standard Rearer . . . . T. B. Shklor Allen. J. R. Asbury, A. D.. Jr. Brown, J. A. Brown, J. S. Brown, E. G. Crow, E. R. Curry, J. B. Durst, T. N. Entzmincer, R. G. Fitts, I. E. Goldsmith, W. W. MEMBERS Hahn. J. P. Henderson, E. H. H:.w.ll, N!. M. Holler, A. C. Hughes. E. L. Jones. '. B. Jordan, S. B. King, H. H. Lawrence, R L. Luro, J. F. Moseley, S. O. Nixon, V. I). Patrick, R. R. Perry, N. Phillips. H. S. Poag. J. D. Shelor, T. B. "tall, E. R. Vaughn. E. C. Watson. J. F. YVilkes, C. V.TJ TH bonhqmieT J. c. POW, President Eta Section, Fai.i. TkhmJ. R. ALLEN, President Pm Section, Fai.i. Tbh.'.iB. 1 . (JAM Bit HI.I., I’kksidkxt lvr. Skctiox, Sriuxr. Tkr.mTJ TH BONHOMIE K. H. ( HOW. I’nksidkxt I’m Suction. Spring TkiimVic::-1 hi:sii ::xt.» A. I.. S.J, A. BROVIN B.P (fAMSRELL W.L.8ATE5 W. 9 MARTIN C. F. PITMAN my y : 5. B. JORDAN FfTHfr BONHOMIE I nti: it-Society OratorsIXTKK-COLUBGIATK DEBATERSFTthe- bonhqmibT! Philosophian Literary Society GAMMA SECTION OFFICERS FALL THRU SPRIXG THRU President..............C. II. Tinslev President....................J. N. Wrexx Pice-President...............C. F. Sims Vice-President................D. E. Sauls Recording Secretary . . W. L. Drummond Recording Secretory . . . C. F. Sims Corresponding Secretary . E. L. Givens Corresponding Secretary . C. W. Campbell Senior Censor............J. X. Wrexx Senior Censor . . . V. I.. Drummond Junior Censor .... F. B. Mobley Junior Censor . . . . C. M. Lockwood Senior Critic............G. O. Nelson Senior Critic . . . . C. H. Tinsley Junior Critic . ... C. W. Campbell Junior Critic................W. M. Myers Treasurer................D. E. Sauls Treasurer...................11. R. Drake Chaplain....................S. E. Welchel Chaplain....................J. G. Martin Historian..............F. T. Simpson Historian.........................C. A. Kirby Conductor .... W. N. Gressette Conductor...............................D. W. Payne Assistant Conductor . . W. H. Fanning Assistant Conductor . . . 11. G. Smith Sergeant-at-Anns . . . C. E. Timmons Sergeant-at-Arms . . . T. C. Owixcs Standard Bearer . ... J. E. Willis Standard Bearer . W. E. Westmoreland MEMBERS Cannada. P. D. Lock man. II. I). Smith, 11. G. Campbell, C. W. Lockwood, C. M. Smith. C. W. Drake, U. R. Martin. J. G. Smith, B. M. Drummond, W. L. Mobley, F. B. Tinsley. C. H. Givens, E. L. Moore, P. A. Tomlinson. E. 1 Hogan, T. P Myers, W. M. Timmons, C. E. Hendricks. P. O. Nelson, G. 0. Vermillion, C. E. Holley, L. R. Owings, T. C. Welch el, S. E. Herndon, C. Patton. M. G. Westmoreland, I'.. Gressette, W. X. Payne, D. W. Westmoreland, W. S. Jones, T. M. Rutledge. R. D. Willis, J. E. Kirby, C. A. Sauls, I), E. Wood, J. G. League, E. B. Sims. C. F. Wrexx, J. X. League, G. A. Simpson, F. T. FTthe- bonhomie-TI! Philosophian Literary Society SIGMA SECTION-OFFICERS PALI. TERM SPRING TERM President . J. W. Watts President . M. R. Mobley 1’ice-President . . . . W. P. Martin Vice-President . . . . . W. L. Bates Recording Secretary . . M. R. Mobley Recording Secretary . W. P. Martin Corresponding Secretary . A. L. Pickens Corresponding Secretary . G. W. Campbell Senior Censor G. W. Campbell Senior Censor . . W. B. Jones Junior Censor J. M. Drummond Junior Censor . Senior Critic . . . . . W. L. Bates Senior Critie .... Junior Critic . . . . H. M. IIODGENS Junior Critie .... . F. T. Simpson Treasurer . R. F. League Treasurer . . . . . . C. P. Rice Chaplain . W. L. Coker Chaplain . M. M. Barnett Historian . W. B. Jones Historian Conductor Conductor .... Assistant Conductor . . . J. P. Drake Assistant Conductor . H. J. Blackmon Sergeant-at-Anus . . F. C. McCain Sergeant-at-A ruts . . . T. C. Johnson Asst, Scrgcant-at-Arins . . J. VV. Wood Asst. Sergcant-at-Anns . . R. A. Farmer Standard Hearer . . W. E. Bowen Standard Hearer . . . . W. L. Cokf.r Cashier for both sections.........................L. H. Fi.oyd MEMBERS Askins, P. T. Farmer, R. A. Mobley, M. R. Barnett, M. M. Floyd. L. 11. Osborne, M. R. Bates, W. L. Fortner, A. B. Pickens. A. L. Blackmon, II. J. Givens. E. L. Pittman, C. F. Bowen, W. K. Hodgens, H. M. Rice, C. P. Burnett, C. H. Jeter, J. R. Simpson, F. T. Campbell. G. W. Johnson, T. C. Sims, W. E. Coker. W. L. Jones, W. B. Smith, B. M. Croxtox, E. H. Kiloo. J. B. Stover, T. B. Dodson, L. D. Martin, W. P. Truluck, C. I. Drake, F. P. Mitchell, F. E. Watts, J. W. Drake, J. P. Mitchell, G. M. Wood, J. W. Drummond. J. M. McCain, I '. C. FT the- bonhqhie-T C. H. T1NSI.KY, I'kksidkxt Gamma Section, Fam. TkkmTHEr BONHOMIE" J. W. W ATI'S, President Sigma Section, Fai.i. TermN. WKKNN, President Gamma Section. Si'Kino TermM. R. MOBLEY, Phksiokxt Si«.ma Section, Swung TermVuk-I’kksihknts 1 . L. S.FT TH EBON HOMIFTTH Er BONHQM IfrTK Officers of Y. M. C. A. C. M. Lockwood........................................President W. J. Bolt............................. . Pice-President E. C. Vaughn..........................................Treasurer T. C. Johnson .... . . Recording Secretary W. D. Nixon.............................Corresponding Secretary STA X I)! XG COM MITT EES DEVOTIOXAL— W. J. Bolt W. B. Simpson T. B. Stover MEMBERSHIP— W. 13. Jones R. I). Rutledge K. M. Richardson SOCIAL— J. W. Wood H. J. Blackmon R. A. Farmer MUSIC— C. P. Rice R. I). Rutledge T. 13. Stover MISSIONARY— J. R. Bryson S. O. Mosely C. E. Vermillion MXAXCE— E. C. Vaughn H. H. King E. G. Brown HANDBOOK— W. D. Nixon J. R. Jeter T. C. Johnson COX FER EXCE— II. G. Smith J. A. Hunnicutt W. E. Simsc. M. Lockwood W.j. bolj . Iz.C.MUCfHN j. c. Johnson W. D. NIXON Okkickrs Y. M. C. ATt the- bonhomie Jrusox Mkmokiai. Hau.ua Ci.assFT THE- BON HOMI frTS Ca.mits Scknks.FT THEr BON HQM1 ErT SOCIALFT THfr BONHOMIE Fi rman OiuiikstkaFTthe- bonhomie Furman Glee Club and Orchestra OFFICERS President.........................G. W. Campbell Secretary and Treasurer............Mark Osborne FIRST TENOR— Drake, F. P. Swift. Gale Ask i ns, P. T. FIRST BASS— Hutchinson, M. E. Brown, J. A. Dodson, I.. I), SECOND TENOR— Drake, J. P. Baggott. J. L. Campbell, G. W. SECOND BASS-Osborne. Mark Cox, W. F„ Jr. Taber, John Drake, J. P. Baggott, J. L. QUARTET Osborne. Mark Cox, Frank Club Director . Orchestra Director . Manager Assistant Manager Prof. C. E. Poston, G. W. C. . Prof. Gai.e Swift, G. W. C. . . . . F. P. Drake . . . W. F. Cox. Jr.Furman Quartet J. P, Dkakk J. 1.. P.ACCOTT Mark Omujknk V. I'. Cox, Jr.The Patriarchs “The first shall be last and the last shall be first. Motto: Drink deep or touch not the Pierian Sprint . Object: To prolong the years of college life. Method op Learning; Absorption. OFFICERS Bates, V. L. President Sauls. D. F.. ■President Drake, F. F. Secretary Lock man. M. D. Treasurer Truluck, C. I II istorian TITLES MEM BEKS NICKNAME TIME ENTERED Methuselah Bates, V. L. Doc 1907 Noah Sauls, D. K. George Alexander 1908 Haw Floyd, L. H. Hubby 1909 Solomon Drake, F. F. Fritz 1909 Pharoah Lock man. H. I). Runt 1908 Abraham W'kknn. J. N. Father 1910 Lot Payne, D. W. Badbov Does 1910 Helshassar Hodge ns. M. M. Pross 1910 Absalom Truluck, C. I. Isabella 1910Hikers’ Club Object: To spread self-knowledge Motto: Know thyself L. II. Floyd M. R. Mohi.ey . J. W. Watts. J. R. Bryson H. M. Hoikjkxs T. It. Stover. . !•'. II. Ckoxton A. .1. Riddle MEMBERS President and General Manager ....................I'ice-President ..........................Secretary ..............................Treasurer ...............................Director . . Crew Manager Chief Distributor ...........................DemonstratorTHE' BONHOMIE" Furman Minstrels "IV hat fools these mortals he." Object: To finance the University. CHARACTERS Hates, V. I......................Christopher Columbus Jonson Bai.i.entine, H.........................Abe Liukum Jonson Rice, C. P,.................................Confusion Smith McCain. F. C...................................Victoria Smith Bishop, I...............................Xieodemus Snowball Drake, J. I .....................................Deacon Quit turn Osborne. M. R.....................................Ixtdy Quittum Bagcott, J. L......................................Ole Black Joe Cox, W. F,........................................Uncle Jake hakton. li, M...................................Sam Ijinyford Gressette, W. X....................................Jack Johnson Quartette.......................Drake, Baggott, Osborne, Cox Manager............................................J. y. WattsFTTH BONHOMlfrTK Misogynists’ Club Object: To shun nil the girls we can. In all the icoys li'C eon. Just os lout os we eon. Motto: Kip ill Tear it!! orn it!!! Wear if!!!! MEMBERS Old Max Rice . . . Doc Sims . . . . Honey Boy Rctlkdgf. Father Floyd . . . Bade Campbell. Big Smith . . . . Slim Jim Willis . . Shark Mobley . . Little Jeter . . . Rusty Watson . . Cicero Wilkes . . Runt Grey . . . . Saving Director . . . . Seamstress ............... Darner . . . . Chief Cook Asst. Cook . Dish I Cosher Sweeper and Scrubber . . . Chief Hunter ............. Barber . . Chief Musician . Assistant Musician Lecturer and AdviserLawyers’ Club Object: To yet them into trouble and then yet them out T. B. Shelor K. H. Henderson M. R. Mobley MEMBERS W. B. Simpson C. W. Campb: ll L. H. Fi.oyd J. R. Bryson J. P. Drake W. E. Bowenr THfr BON HOMI eT% The Round-Here Club OBJECT: To co-operate with the Council in the distribution of “Rough on Rats” through the channel of forcible friendship Motto: Cm qua in acrius Colors: Red and Blue ROLL OF MEMBERSHIP Gra.vd Moderator Chastiser-ix-Ciiief Lieut. Casticatok Recorder of Strifes Official Scribe . Belt Penman . . Cham.aix . . . Marshal . . . Marshal . . . Rough Rider . Organizer................... Promoters and Directors . . ....................Bather Row ................Bill Gressette . . Bred McCain .................Jeem Drummond ..............Babe Campbell ................Carl Timmons .............Beetle B. Brpdie ..............Pinkus Watson ..............Bad Boy Payne ................Dink Coleman .............................Barman Council Red Sims, Brenke Tinsley. Midget Henderson CALENDAR Period of Suppressed Activity—February 6—March 8 Time of Public Meeting—January 19PTtHE- BONHQMieTs Runt Club Motto: To make our presence both heard ami felt Men ami alas! even women have acquired the undesirable habit of looking down upon beings of such stature as we are and of expecting us in our turn to look up to them. As a part of a propaganda against such a state of affairs we have organized the powerful Runt Club, and our movement is meeting with much success on every side. Any parties interested in our efforts will receive an abundance of free literature upon application to the President. F. F. Drake, or to the Secretary. R. II. Henderson. H. J. Bi.ackmon J. A. Brown J. S. Brow n C. V. Campbell MEMBERS G. V. Campbell F. F. Drake E. A. Gray E. H. Henderson W. 1). Willis H. 1). Lock man F. C McCain It. II. Mitchell C. K. TimmonsTHfrBQNHQMlfrCK Anderson County Club Bolt, W. J. Gamkkki.l, B. P. Watkins, II. B. Shirlky, J. A. M EM B ICRS Simpson, I '. T. Watson, I). (I. Cox, W. I-. Baij.entjnk, II. Hutchinson, M. K. Osborne, J. B. Richardson. K. M. Pickens, A. L. Rai.i.entine, J. R.FTTHEt BQNHQMlFff Quaternion Club SENIOR MEMBERS 1C. II. Hf.nokkson E. R. Stall II. Ballektixf. V. L. Drum monoSenior Medalists K. R. Crow A. L. Pickkxs It. P. Gamurkkl J. W. Watts J. A. BrownW. B. Bible, Director E athletic managers were very fortunate in securing Prof. Bible 0 take charge of athletics this year. For several years they have ecu the need for a general athletic coach. Such a man comes 1 closer contact with the students and is enabled to pick the teams to more advantage. We owe many thanks to the Faculty for helping us to gain such an advantage. Coach Bible comes to us very highly recommended and with unusual training for his position. lie has had special training in athletics under A. A. Stagg. “Pat" Page, assistant coach at the Fniversity of Chicago, and under Trenchard of Princeton Fniversity. He has had experience in coaching at Carson and Newman College. Savannah Institute, and Allen Academy, lie has already proved himself an efficient coach and has won the confidence of both Faculty and students. In a few years we hope to be able to cope successfully with any athletic team in the State.ETthb- bonhomie Officers of Furman Athletic Association I . H. Henderson................................Secretary 1 '. F. Drake................Assistant Manayer of Football Team C. H. Tinsley............................Captain of Football 7earn M. G. Patton.............................Manayer of Baseball Team G. VV. Campbeli...............Assistant Manayer of Baseball Team C. H. Tinsley............................Captain of Baseball Team C. F. Sims.............................Manayer of Basketball Team H. R. Drake.........................Captain of Basketball Team P. T. Askins....................................Manager of Tennis F. B. Mobley...............................Manager of Track Team F.. R. Stali.................................Advertising Manager H. H. King................................................Reporter W. D. Nixon..........................................Cheer Leader G. O. Nelson W. L Bates . . President I 'ice-Prcsident J. VV. Watts Manager of Football 'l eantTHE- BQNHOMlFff J.W.WATT5 M. .PATTOAl RJ.ASK S E.H.HCNER30 J G.O. aJELSO 'J W.L.BAJE5 C.H. "jlAlSJ-ty h.R.DRAKt W-CAMPBELL P.6.M08i.ey W. AllXOAl F.FDJ?AKE Officers of Ffhma.v Atiii.ktic Association WKgm ■■■■■■ OBBanHBHBHHHBnBI ninaHiTJ THEr BONHOMIE rTHE- BON HQM1 frtx Manager J. W. Watts Under the management of J. V. Watts, football lias been carried through its second year at Furman. Though he did not have a winning team. J. W. did not become discouraged. During the whole season he had the interests of the team at heart, and his efforts to make the year a success placed him in high esteem, lie arranged a good, well-balanced schedule, including some good trips for the team. When we consider the trying circumstances under which J. W. was forced to labor, we must conclude that he managed well the financial affairs. Much honor is due him for his service. Captain C. II. Tinsley Captain Tinsley well deserves to come first among the winners of the block letter this year: Brenke upheld the record which he made last year as a football player. He began at bis former position of right tackle, but was later changed to right end. It would be difficult to find the man who could beat him catching forward passes. Though Brenke had little to say, he let loose his energy in playing. He was one of the few who played through every game and starred in nearly every one. We regret that this is his last year at Furman.FXthb- bonhomie-T 51 ns nOBLBY NE-LSON C. F. Sims Red distinguished himself at several positions, hut claimed right tackle as his final position. lie seldom failed to open a hole when the signal called for it or to tackle the opponent who tried to come his way. He well deserved his block letter and we wish wc could have him another year. M. R. Mobi.ky Shark was the backbone of the line at the position of center. He passed the pig-skin so well that he played center in every game of the season, and was not knocked out a single rime. He was also good at opening holes. G. O. Nelson Here wc sec our right halfback. Touchdown Nelson well deserved the title, for in nearly every game there was one touchdown or more to his credit. He was a steady gainer and one of the best players on the team.II. I . Lock man ... . . .... , nl,.n .-ailing signals, tlu- opponents had to get Now for our quarterback. When Hunt heg-m • . Ti , ,vt. »hc team who had more grit than he. 1,1 about to get into line. I here was no player on n« » ■« knew just what signal to call, and was good at earning tie ».» muse t. W. I- Bates What shall we say of our right guard? Bates surely possessed the weight, and always made himself felt against bis opponents. Though not so long-winded as some of the others, lie stuck to his position the whole season, and was on the joh. I B. Mobley Our left half-back also won the nickname of Touchdown. There was no faster man on the team than Mobley, and when lie got loose around the end. lie made a straight shot for the goal line. We are expecting still more from him next year.Ft THEr BON HOMI ErTl! W. B. Jokes Possum at left tackle played his position well. He was placed on the Varsity team a few days after he went out. When Jones tackled a man. great was the fall thereof. When he charged against his opponents, a wagon road was the result. W. X. Gkksskttk Gressette’s ability to play at any position won him the title of Utility Bill. His regular position was full-hack, and when he hucked the line, a team of mules could hardly stop him. Bill was one of the surest gainers of the back-held, and made many star plays. C. P. Rick Something always happens when Rice begins to swell, and this one swelled quite often. The man was badly deceived who thought he could make a line-buck over our left guard. Rice was one of the best men in the line at opening holes and at blocking.KouTII.W.I. SwI'AIITJTUB BONHOMIE FT THE- BONHOMIE Basbhai.i. TeamTTthb- bonhomie-T Basketball Team VV. B. Bibi.e . C. F. Sims . . J. R. Ali.kn . U. R. Drake . J. R. Jeter . C. M. Lockwood L. N. I-'oy . . W. E. Sims . j. a poac . W. M. Myers . . . . Coach Center amt Manager . , . . Center . . Left Forward . . Left Forward . . Right Forward . . . Left Guard . . . Left Guard . . Right Guard . . Right Guard!CTi BONHOMlETSt MkSmjv V » 1 i i i '' j I i ■ •M {S'; TM. W W -V - . v- .1 j£r L Jl k ; j. | -'T%«C 1 "ji It jti t - OT IQd s — f r 1 Tennis Club P. T. As KIN'S Manager MEMBERS P. T. As kin’s C H. Burnett V. L. Drummond H. Baixrntink C. W. Campbeli. I?. P. Gamrkki.l M. M. Mkwki.i. 1fy THE- BONHQMieT A Late Summer Idyll All nature sleeps in holy calm. From summer’s toil at rest. Karth seems to hear an angel's psalm With reverent, thoughtful breast; Like angel-forms the clouds above Sleep in the deep blue sky. Like souls that rest in God’s great love. So deep, so broad, so high. Tired out by summer's airy play. The winds all lie asleep. And nature dreams the hours away With thoughts profound and deep. The sleeping leaves make not a move: The dreaming clouds now lie Within that intense blue above. So deep, so broad, so high. A. L. Pickens.ITtHEt bonhomie The Furman Echo A. L. Pickens K. U. Henderson E. R. Crow . . W. B. Jones . G. O. Nki.son . H. Allen . . H. Bai.lentine R. F. League . M. G. Patton . W. D. Nixon . FALL TERM STAFF ...........................Editor-in-Chief ..................Assistant Editor-in-Chicf .......................Business Manager .............Assistant Business Manager .......................Literary Department .......................Literary Department .......................Exchange Department ..........................Local Department .......................Athletic Department .........................Alumni Department SPRING TERM STAFF A. L. Pickens......................................Editor-in-Chief E. H. Henderson........................Assistant Editor-in-Chief E. R. Crow.....................................Business Manager VV. B. Jones.........................Assistant Business Manager W. J. Bolt.....................................Literary Department J. L. BaggotT..................................Literary Department VV. D. Nixon...................................Exchange Department T. C. Johnson.....................................Local Department C. VV. Campbei.i...............................Athletic Department R. F. League.....................................Alumni Departmentq.o. nelson . h- H.AUJtAl CM CAMPBELL ■ xam MEr ,W,aN XON . • • V,v1 TCJOWSON 4.. Md AM . . V , v . •££ H i Officers of the Fi rman EchoFTthe- bonhomieTH Forgotten Music FORGOT about that colt. Fm ’most minded to stay. The words were half-whispered by a youth of fifteen, who paused as he spoke them and glanced behind him at an old colonial dwelling standing in the midst of an ample grove whose soft foliage offset the staid, precise lines of the building itself. In one hand he carried a heavily packed suit-ease, in the other a ease holding a well-loved violin. lie placed both on the ground before him, stopped in the large red road that led away from the farm, removed his hat. wiped the sweat from his forehead and then fully realizing that he was leaving the old farm in truth, he turned squarely around for a farewell look. Yes, father had grown harsh and he must leave. Impulsive, almost impetuous. he did not even stop to question his parent's attitude. Some might have accused the father of selfish grief over the death of his wife, some might have supposed him absorbed in the business world to the neglect of his son, or might have moodily philosophized that, after all, a father’s affection is more a product of pride than is a mother’s. Not so. however, with our hero; he only felt that his father’s words stung, and that he was going, going out into the world where he would hear them no more and where he would soon he known as a great musician. Ilis cvc wandered from the house to the river valley nearby where the green, plumy willows, hidden from sight by their own foliage, waved and trembled in the fitful breezes that swept through them and looked so soft and inviting that one almost felt an impulse to race down the hill and plunge from the edge of the bluff into the great feathery billows of the green inland sea that they formed. All day they had stood there in the heated summer landscape, as light and graceful as the foliage in a Japanese painting with a bracing sense of the coolness that lurked in their shadowy depths. Then the lad thought how he had seen them six months before, their long graceful twigs, bare of leaves, presenting in the wintry landscape an interlaced network of rich sepia. Such a warm brown it was that even in the depth of winter it had made one warmer to look at it. a brown that held something of the beauty of Nature’s brighter colors, yet without their shallowness; and at the same time suggested to one all those wonderful depths of mystery and shade which darker colors hold, yet without repelling one. “And mother loved them so!” thought the lad. Then the sun. sinking on the western horizon, lit up the clouds with crimson, gold and lilac, addingjPPfflfr BONHOMIE the glories of the cloud-plumed heaven to the beauty of the willow-plumed valley, forming a landscajH? of the most exquisite and soul-questioning lovelines.- . A lover of harmonious sound-tones must surely he a lover of color-tones; and as he looked, a strange, wonderful sense of awe and mystery crept into the boy’s being. Once more he lifted his hat, but now he bowed his head and his lips were about to whisper something that arose within him. No. he must not say it—he must not pray; for if he did. he might feel impelled to go back. He hastily replaced his hat. caught up his bundles and started again, saying to himself as if by way of excuse, “I haven’t time for that now. if I'm to catch the first train to-night.” Brightly the stars blinked and twinkled in the icy heavens above. Down in the river valley the winter breeze shrilled through the willow twigs, tossing them to and fro in the air like the locks of some giant sprite of nature. But the lone figure that moved along the road, through the shadows of the willows, thought nothing of their beauty and grace now. As he was stooped in form and shabby in attire, one might have easily suspected that he had dropped from the midnight freight train as it passed the nearest station. "Thought while I was in these parts I’d pay the old man a Hying visit," he muttered. "Yes, a nocturnal visit, lie used to keep considerable coin around to pay off the hands.” On up the hill he ambled, arriving finally at the gate, where he lifted the latch and entered the yard. There was a stir in the porch, an interrogative growl, and with a low bark an old yard-dog came down the step, thrust his muzzle against the legs of the newcomer with a reminiscent whiff and wagged his tail as if to say, “You’ll do.” The man patted his head and whispered, “Mum, Jip, old boy; that’ll do." Then, pausing in the clear starlight, he surveyed the house before him. tried a side door, thought a moment, and stepped to the base of a tree that grew by the entrance. The trunk itself was too large to climb, but the man remembered the large stout vine of a trumpet-creeper that had once grown there. He felt for it in the dark, found it and swung himself into the branches above. Thence he passed along a stout branch to an upper window, which he reached, tried and raised. He passed inside and even after an absence of three years, found moving about in the dark no unfamiliar task, for the house was one of those old Southern country dwellings where the great heavy pieces of furniture occupy the same place from years end to year’s end, if not from generation to generation. He passedFT THEr BONHOMIE7 through the room to the stairs and then down, avoiding the well-remembered creaking step, and pausing at every move with tense breath to listen. Thus he made his way to the room where his father conducted his business, found the old desk and with the aid of a small pocket Hash-light, began his search. First top drawer to the right, nothing there; first one to the left, only some scraps of paper; middle drawer, locked but a few trials from a bunch of keys and that, loo, is open. “Ah! I thought the old miy would have burned this!” He lifted from the drawer a portrait of himself as a lad of twelve, looked at it a moment, laid it down, and continued his search. Everything in that drawer was neatly enclosed and labeled, here a bunch of “mortgages,” there one of “receipts,” and in one corner a small box. The intruder’s hand was passing toward that when his eye fell on a familiar object, familiar even to his hasty glance, one of his chilhood treasures, almost forgotten, an old linen handkerchief with scenes from Mother Goose in faded colors. A tremor passed through the extended hand; he hastily grasped the cash-box and lifted it—it wii' heavy—but as he raised it. bis eye fell on an envelope beneath labeled “music.” Moved with a strange curiosity, he picked it up and saw further written. "Composed by my son Edward, at the age of eight.” He set the box down, opened the envelope, and found inside a childish medley which he himself had forgotten soon after its creation, not even earing to preserve it long, yet his father must have cherished it all the intervening years, even when he seemed harshest. W ith an oath he ejaculated softly, “I must have judged too quickly after all. AH these trifles among his most precious possession, and right where he could see them oftenest! I may he a devil, hut I can’t do this. I'll go away and he’ll never know—never. But if 1 had known this, three years ago!" lie replaced the things, locked the drawer, and pa scd upstairs to the window. Again, he lowered it behind him as he went out and swung himself down the vine toward the ground hv the door-step. He was hut three feet from the ground when his hand slipped and lie fell with a sharp erv, striking the hack of his head sharply on the lower stone step of the porch. A dull pain shot through his heart and he remembered nothing further. When he opened his eyes, lie was lying in a comfortable bed. A low whine from old dip greeted him and the familiar voice of the old family physician saving, “Good dog. good dog. If you hadn’t looked so furiously, the fellowTTT'H bonhomieT might have frozen.” ITe turned liis head on the pillow and met the anxious gaze of an aged watcher who spoke, “Edward!” “Father!” The old man moved across the floor, dropped on his knees heside the bed, took his sons hand in his own as he murmured, “Messed he the name of the Lord, for this my son was dead and is alive again, was lost and is found." Just then the rays of the rising sun shone through the window brightly and across the river valley where the willows, with their branches pruned by the breakage from the iee of the preceding winter, stood arrayed in a glow of twigs of last summers growing that seemed richer, warmer, and browner than ever before. A. L. Pickens.The Day Flowers They have seen the heaven overhead With its lovely azure hue. It seems as in their souls they said. “We’ll scale those heights of blue." But the heaven bright is far away, And thither they ne'er may rise, But as in answer to prayers they pray It mirrors within their eyes. A. L. Pickens.FTTH BONHOMIE-' To My Mother Whene’er my mind reflects on former years. One figure's dearer far than all the rest. My mother’s face, so dear to me. appears. And still she leads me to that which is best. She taught me. in my early childhood years. To seek the life that is forever blest. I wish that I had never brought her tears. Nor even caused her moments of unrest. God, let the memory of those early days Remain to keep me in the paths of right; And ever furnish mv soul bright rays Of hope, to cheer me thru this earthly night. And may we meet with Christ in Ilcav’n above. And share the blessings of the Master's love. T. C. Johnson, '17.Jft THErBONHOMl Cx Seven Inches hot, .July afternoon a wagon, creaking and groaning beneath it-rden of tents and camping outfit, slowly wound its way through z red hills of Western Carolina. Its driver was Buck, one of se happy-go-lucky individuals whom the cares of this world never seemed to bother. As the team shied at a large rattler, giving the wagon a quick jerk. Buck glanced around to sec if the other two occupants were still hanging on, and, having satisfied himself of their presence, he turned again to hi- driving. Mike Hester was a short, dried-up fellow with thick, black hair hanging over a low and narrow forehead.’ The third occupant of the wagon, •Julian Dupre, stood six feet live in his stocking feet, with shoulders to match. A slouch hat with a brilliant Mexican coni for a tassel, shaded his steel blue eyes from the burning rays of the sun. An iron-gray shirt, unbuttoned at the neck, exposed a well tanned chest. A blue-dotted handkerchief was loosely knotted about his throat. He had just been graduated from the E. and M. Coliege. and this was his first summer in the field. The wagon bumped on over the rocky road. Presently Julian turned to ‘he driver, and asked. ‘‘How far is it to Elmwood? We’ve got to get there before sundown in order to pitch these tents.” Buck meditated a moment, spat enough tobacco juice to drown a pig. and replied slowly: “Waal, Cap, some sez hit’s four miles. Some sez hit’s six. But I alius found it ter be five ridin’ and seben walkin.’ ’Cordin’ to my jedgment, we’ll git thar jes’ about sunsit.’’ In about two hours the surveying party reached the place where they intended to locate their camp, Elmwood, a famous ‘‘.summer resort” for that section of the country. A dilapidated mill, two log cabins with the chinks all gone, and a weather-beaten frame house constituted the village of Elmwood. When house parties were not occupying the cabins, the loafers and would-be fishermen from the nearhv towns did. As the wagon rolled up, the first sight to attract Julian's attention was a group of men gathered about a cracker box, and playing cards. This week was their turn in the possession of the lints, for the tin cans, paper, fodder, and other litter shouted of the presence of a house party during the preceding week. The group was busily engaged, and the arrival of the wagon was unnoticed until Julian asked if they knew where there was a good site for a camp.FT THE- BONHOMIE One who .seemed somewhat belter disposed than the others looked up, jerked his thumb over his right shoulder and said: “Down in that Hat. It's a low place, but the river never gets that high.” Mike Hester strolled up, glanced stealthily at the leader of the group, and said: “Wat’s the chances on a bottle of beer to wet a fellow's lips. This heat’s awful.” “Sorry, son,” replied the other, “but we’ll be here until morn'm’, and we ain't got but three dozen bottles and a half-keg.” Julian called back to Hester, and told him to hurry on with the wagon. The sharp commanding tone of the civil engineer irritated Mike, hut he thought it best to obey, and. so, resolving to become more intimately acquainted with the gamblers, he bade Buck drive on. Julian soon found the Hat of which the man had told him, a plot of grassy meadow, interspersed with oaks, with a broad, deep, moving river on one side, and a thick forest on the other, afforded an excellent site for the camp. The sound of approaching voices announced the arrival of the remainder of the party, who had taken a short-cut through the woods. “Why, hello! Here's Jule already. You got here in a hurry." exclaimed Mr. Williamson, the head of the party. “What do you think of this place for a camp?” asked Jule. “Fine, fine. Is there plenty of good water near?” asked Williamson. “Yes, sir. A spring fifty yards away," said Jule. Meanwhile, the men began unloading the wagon, and opening up the boxes, and soon the sound of axe and mallet was heard as the driving of pegs and the pitching of tents went steadily on. After an hour and a half of hard work, the men heard the cook’s supper hell with pleasure. Supper over, the men scattered, some to the store, some for a swim, and Hester going to make his acquaintance with the gamblers. The light in the chief’s tent burned late. The head of the party and Jule Dupre sat discussing the prospects of the survey. “How long shall we be out?” asked Jule. “T don’t know, but probably until Christmas, Jule. And by the way, while I think of it. what shaggv-headed fellow is that who came in with you on the wagon?” said Mr. Williamson. “Ilis name’s Hester. I knew we would need an axeman, so 1 picked him up at the station, and told him to come along.”Tr th bonhqmieYK AH went well at the camp, and everyone was in high spirits. The cook knew his business, and the drinking water was fine. The tonic of life in the woods was a good one; so in a few days the men had amazing appetites. Everyone liked the two civil engineers, and soon Mr. Williamson was nicknamed “Foxy,” while Jnle passed as "The Young I n.” These terms of endearment were used, however, only, among the men in their talk about the engineers, never in addressing them. .. One afternoon, about a week after the party had begun work in the field, Cricky. the cook, came to .Jule with a long face and a tale of woe. Two sacks of Hour and a ham had disappeared. "All right, Cocky." said Julc, "keep your eyes open. There arc a number of loafers around." The following Sunday everyone except Julc left camp and went to the Ealls. As he lay on his cot reading. Jule thought he heard a slight rattling noise in the kitchen tent. Remembering what the cook had told him. he slipped around to the back of the tent. The flap was down. With a quick movement. -Jule jerked it back, and there crouching back against the wall wa Hester, a sack of flour in one hand and a side of bacon in the other. Just then someone went crashing through the bushes nearby. “Get out of here, and get quick, you dirty thief!” shouted Jule. "Do you understand? You’re fired. Don’t you ever put your foot around these parts again.” That night when the party returned Jule related the incident to Mr. Williamson, and dismissed the matter from his mind. Several days later, however, he noticed that Hester was still hanging around with the gamblers. Soon the members of the party noticed a marked change in Jule. lie ate but little, and drank cup after cup of the strong black coffee. 11 is hand became unsteady. Cocky noticed every morning when he filled the lamps with oil that “The Young In's” was quite empty, and lie shook his head mysteriously. Saturday afternoon came, and with it the time for the comparison of results and the checking of figures. Jule slowly walked around to the chief's tent, and settled down to the task. Hour after hour they figured. At length Mr. Williamson arose. “Your figures arc seven inches out all the way around." he snapped. "You’ll have to do better. The company can’t afford to pay for your errors.” Jule gathered up his papers, and returned to his tent. "What can be the trouble?” he thought. “This is the error on which I have worked for the past week.”TJ THE- BONHOMIE The same thing occurred the following Saturday. ‘‘1 am sorry, Jule,” said the head engineer, "but, unless you find that mistake by Monday, I shall have to request your resignation.” •Julian Dupre sat up the entire night figuring, checking, and figuring. As he sat eating his breakfast and trying to think where the mistake could be, he happened to hear Cocky say to his helper. Sam: “Ugh, you orter seed whut a sour look dat feller Hester wuz wearin' dis niawnin’. Dey say he los’ ebry red cent lie had las' night.” “Sho' did.” replied Sam. “I wuz dere lookin’ on as a mere observer, and dat bunch picked him jes’ de same as ef he wuz a partridge." These words attracted Jule's attention, and he determined, if possible, to use this knowledge of Hester's financial condition of affairs. All day he thought and thought, and but one sight appeared before his eyes. If he looked up the river, far away in the distance, the figure seven with two straight marks at the upper right hand side danced before him. He could not get away from it. try as he might. But by night he had formed his plan. Calling one of the men, he walked on up to the store where the Knights of the Deck were engaged in their usual occupation around the cracker 1m . . "Men." he said. “1 have a dangerous undertaking, but I am willing to pay well for it. It means ten dollars for thirty minutes' work. Who will 1m? the first to volunteer?" Hester was sitting nearby looking sourly on, but as lie heard these words his face brightened up. Jule had picked his man before he had uttered a word. The men sat looking at each other quest ion i nglv. Each seemed to move at the same time, but Hester jumped to his feet, the vision of a railroad ticket and a square meal lief ore him. “I'll go,” he said. “All right. Bring along that rope,” said Jule, pointing to a coil of hemp about one hundred feel long. After making their way by devious paths, over logs, through briar patches, and across gullies, the three arrived at the edge of a precipice. Jule held up his lantern, and peered over into the inky blackness. “Come, Hester,” he said, “tie this rope around your body. I don't guess it will break. I want you to get a letter which I dropped down there yesterday. It is very important, and I must have it before morning." Hester hesitated, threw down the rope, and started back to camp, but just then the vision of the railroad ticket and square meal r appear.d.FTth bonhqmieYH Slowly .Itile paid out the rope until lie came to a white string which he had tied around it about twenty feet from the end Hester held. lie then began to pull it back' up. and'then to pay it out again, keeping this up for several minutes. In (lie black night Hester thought that he was descending all the time. As he swung between heaven and earth a horrible thought came to him, "Suppose it breaks?" Just then he heard Jules voice so close that it startled him, for by this time he should be at least seventy-live feet from the top. When he thought of the greater distance he would fall he instinctively reached up to grasp tighter hold. To his horror he found that the rope had been cut. The two frayed-out strands touched his lingers. He hung in mid-aid. supported bv but one strand! Slowly he heard the words. "Mike Hester, why did you move that stake? Now. you rascal, if you don't confess, I am going to drop you. and you know the rest." Yes. he heard, and he realized that he was up against stern reality. This was no practical joke. The firmness of Jule s voice told that it was a matter of life or death. 11 is only chance lay in speaking the truth. The man whom he hated had him in his grasp. Slowly he confessed to moving one of the pegs, upon which the entire calculation for the survey depended, out of the way exactly seven inches. As to why he had chosen the number seven, he did not know. 11 is motive was revenge. "And now. you scoundrel," shouted Jule. "I shall measure out your punishment in the same proportion that you measured out mine. Prepare to meet your doom, for by the time I have finished counting ten I shall send you to the bottom!" “One.” Hester now knew that there was no respite. He writhed in agony. •Two.” His entire black history began to pass before him. Once more he was a child at his mother’s knee. “Three.” 11 is murdered father lay before him. “Four.” A wrecked train, with the mangled bodies was the next picture. God! How long would this last? “Seven.”FTTH E BONHOMIE Drops of sweat burst out upon liis forehead. Seconds seemed years. “Nine.” One more, and lie would go to his doom. He hoped that Ood would be merciful. “Mercy." he shouted in despair. Again, the picture of the ghastly face of the creature whom lie had called wife lying in the pool of her own life's blood, her throat slashed from ear to ear. and of himself, a demon crazed with drink appeared. “Ten.” A shriek of terror escaped from Hester's parched lips. .Jule gave the rope a sudden jerk upward, and the body of the doomed man. bearing with it his blackened soul, crashed to the bottom of the abyss—seven inches below. W. 1). Nixon.iTTTHfr BONHOMl T The Flight of Beauty It is not true that beauty dies, The flower may wither on the stem And fade beneath the summer skies 'Ere day grows dim. This may he so. Vet wise men tell us that the light We see from yonder stars to-night heft those same orhs of glory bright Long years ago. And thus the rays from our small earth. Wherein the scenes about us play. Rise swiftly from their place of birth And flee away. If thus it he, Vet other beings far away In other worlds some future day. May scan our world and in this way This same bloom see. A. L. Pickkns.FTTH BONHOMIE The Garment of Life Master, the work of my life is ruined. Oh ! pray Thee, pity me! The thing I thought to make so fair Is ruined. Master, sec! Master, the garment whereon I toiled, And the figures I wove therein. I’ve marred with an ugly and coarse dark thread. The coarse dark thread of sin. There was a time I was stubbornly proud. Loathe to ask aid of Thee. And thus I have failed, oh, woefully tailed. And I bring the wreck to Thee. And lo! In wohderful heavenly love Thou takest the work from me, And, with sin washed out by Thy precious blood, The work is fair to sec. A. L. Pickens.FT the- bonhqmie-T The Message of the Mountains HE mountains stood like impregnable fortresses around beautiful Lake Helen. On the shores of the lake stood an attractive summer hotel. It was not a large nor fashionable resort, but a quiet, peaceful, resting place. Nowhere did the birds sing more sweetly than on the banks of Lake Helen; nowhere were the flowers quite so sweet; no other lake afforded such delightful opportunities for boating, bathing, or fishing. Hither came the weary business man for rest and recreation; to this fair spot came the fashionable woman, tired of society and longing to be near the heart of nature. Here the joyful were sobered by the majesty of the God-created mountains, and the sad were comforted by the music of the bright-colored birds. One evening, just as the sun was sinking behind the glowing mountain peaks, a woman whose youth was already fading arrived at this enchanting place. She was still beautiful, but her face was sad and sorrowful. People said to themselves that here was a woman who had suffered. And truly she had. Ruth Nelson, the newcomer, had retired to her room. From the windows she could look out toward the mountains. She drew a chair up to th open windows and sank into it with a sigh of relief. The moon was rising, and i gentle breeze came down from the lofty tops and rustled the leaves of the tree It wafted sweet odors from the garden below and whispered, ••Peace” to tic; tired heart. Ruth murmured to herself: “At last, perhaps. 1 have found rest. Ah, how weary, how tired of life I am!” Long she sat looking out at the inspiring mountains. Rut she was not hearing their message, nor listening to the music of the winged creatures. Several years ago the tragedy of her life had occurred, and to-night she was living over those days of sorrow. For years Henry Leonard had loved the fail’ Ruth, the belle of Clarkson. He had felt sure that some day he would win her love. He was a student at Parkville Cniversity, whence he carried on a regular correspondence with Ruth. During the vacation days he was constantly with her. and all went well. When he went away for his senior year, however, he left behind a dangerous rival. Dr. Nelson was a handsome young fellow, just out of the Medical College. He had decided to begin his career in Clarkson. The young people of the city eagerly welcomed the handsome doctor. Rut he was immediately attracted by Ruth Rurwells. lie began at once to be very attentive to her. Ry the time Henry went away Ruth and Dr. Nelson were great friends. Henry, however,TJ THEr BONHOMIET never doubted her faithfulness, and went away full of hope. In the letters that passed between them during the year, the doctor’s name was never mentioned. At last the college days were ended for Henry. Proudly bearing his diploma, he returned to Clarkson, with joyful anticipations of what the future held in store. He planned how he would work for a few years and then buy a cozy little home, where Ruth and he should live happily together. lie was not long left, however, to indulge in these blissful (lav-dreams. Only a few days after his arrival at home, In heard how fond Dr. Nelson seemed to be of Ruth. He heard how they were frequently together at balls, and how certain everyone was that they would make a ’‘match." But Henry was not of a jealous disposition, and he till trusted the sweetheart of his boyhood days. Within a few days lie called on her. She welcomed him warmly, and yet he felt that he could detect a change in her manner. He continued t call for several weeks, and each time he went away with the same impression. Ruth herself was not sure which one. of her suitors she preferred. She had believed for a long time that she was in love with Henry, but now she began to fancy that she had been mistaken. Dr. Nelson had fascinated her The young physician was jealous, and ere long his jealousy manifested itself in more ways than one. At every opportunity In urged her to have Henry discontinue his visits. Ruth yielded herself to him more and more, although she sometimes wondered if she was really in love with either. Dr. Nelson began calling more often, and Henry's visits became less frequent. One night just before the Christmas holidays, Dr. Nelson called. Outside the snow fell fast, but within the coldness was forgotten. Dr. Nelson drew his chair closer to Ruth's, and began talking in a serious tone. "Ruth." he said, "I want my answer to-night. I have known you for a long lime and I know that I love you as I can never love another. 1 am well able to care for a wife. My wife will be honored. 1 offer von that position. Will you accept it?" Ruth's face became slightly pale. She was not surprised, for this was what she had expected. She smiled and extended her hand for the sparkling diamond which the doctor was only too glad to place upon her linger. Only once did she think of Henry. Then quickly she east the thought from her. Why should she not be happy with Dr. Nelson? Perhaps she didn't love him. but. as he said, he was well able to take care of her, and Henry had not yet begun his career. Yes. she was resolved. She would be the doctors wife. Preparations for the wedding were now begun, and poor Henry was almost crushed with grief. lie resolved to go West and start life anew. But heFTth bonhomie was destined never to reach tin Western shores. The train was wrecked, and Henry Leonard was among the killed. Years passed hv and Ruth's married life was very unhappy. The news of Henry’s death, which came to her a few days after her wedding, brought to her mind the realization that she had given him the one great love of her life. The fascination that I)r. Nelson had exerted over her soon wore away. Little had she known when she married him that he was a drunkard. After his marriage he drank more and more. Neither one was happy. They had been married only a few years when the doctor took pneumonia, and since his constitution had been weakened by drink, he failed to recover. And now, on the quiet shores of Lake Helen, sat Ruth Nelson, alone and forsaken. As she looked hack over the years that had passed, she realized that she had wasted her life, and that she alone had been the cause of her unhappiness. She bowed her head and wept. And then it was that the gentle breeze brought to her the message of the mountains. A voice whispered to her heart that life was not yet ended; that surely God had something for her to do. With a new determination she lay down to sleep with a comforted heart. It was long ago that Mrs. Nelson sat looking out at those wonderful northern mountains. She has found peace and comfort now by living her life for others. Day after day she fills with kind deeds. There is not a child in Clarkson who does not love her. and every home in the city welcomes her sweet, smiling face. Sometimes she thinks of the years of sorrow that are past but their bitterness is forgotten in the love of those round about. T. C. Johnson, 17.IT TH Er BONHQM 1E-TK The Saddest Thing Oh. the maddest thing in this sad old world is not a funeral pall. Nor the lonely sound of rattling clods which o'er a loved form fall, For there are things which are e'en more sad than the death of dearest friends; They come when those once loved live on. while the love between us ends. Oh. the saddest thing, and the dearest thing, ’ncath the heaven's arch above. Is not the death of our dear ones. No! 'Tis the death of our dear one's love. 'Tis sad. tho love lives warmly on. when a friend to the grave has gone: 'Tis sadder to bury the love itself, while the one once loved lives on. Andrew Lek PickknsTJ THEr BONHOMIE For The Praise of Men HKI) Starr was worried. However hard lie tried, he found himself unable to go to sleep. While his room-mate lay snoring away lustily in the bed near him. he himself tossed restlessly and felt that his brain, like his body, was in a whirl of unceasing activity. AH was quiet about him. save when now and then the spring zephyrs crept whis-peringly through the verdant young foliage of plant and tree. Even nature was in this, her own way. lulling herself to sleep in all the calmness and tranquility of which she is capable in her gentler moods. Vet how vainly he longed for the coining of that sleep so able "to knit up the ravelled sleeve of care,’ and to bring repose to mind and body. A thousand times he closed his eyes and sought to exclude all in the outside world from that penetrating little mind’s eye of his. but a thousand times in vain. Each time lie made the effort, the more vividly did one unchanging picture appear on the white wall before him: that of a young man, stately, erect, impressive, delivering some kind of speech; and, closely interfused with this first picture, a second, in which the same young man stood beside a young woman, graceful, dainty, adorable, and took the marriage vow administered by the kindly old preacher. Such was the picture that troubled Fred—and why? The first represented an event in which he had always thought of himself as the principal. For well-nigh four years he had coveted the honor of being selected by the faculty as Senior Orator, an honor which carried with it the Janies Anderson Senior Orator’s Medal, the most prized of all the medals offered in-I'niversity. lie had always considered himself the best orator of his class, and of the school, for that matter, and no one doubted the fact of his ability to speak. At least, no one had ever expressed a doubt in his presence. Hence, by a little effort on his part, he had been elected by his class-mates to try out in the preliminaries with several other good men. all of whom In considered his inferiors in the art of public speaking. He had set to work on his oration confidently, and on that very day in his own opinion had far outclassed his competitors in the contest for the medal. Strange to say, though, the faculty had actually given the medal to another who. in their judgment, won over Fred by half a point. He had come away that afternoon sadly disappointed and feeling, as the self-centered, shallow-brained man always does under similar conditions, that everybody was “down on him. " as if everybody had time or inclination to l estow him the attention of l eing “down on him.” Truly, he is a big man, to be down on whom the whole world turns aside from its own tasks. A bigger man would haveTT THEr BQNHOMlE'(°f turned his face to the future with the determination to make his defeat a stepping .stone to future victory; hut not so with Fred, and so he was worried. Truly it seemed to him that the very fates themselves were against him, when on that same night George Andrews, the very one who had so lately defeated him. knocked and entered his room. George had come to tell him that on the preceding night he had asked Florence Holmes to he his wife as soon as he should obtain his degree, and that even now he was engaged to he married to her. Fred did not realize at the time that George had been under the spell of this approaching happiness while delivering his oration and had thus beaten him, though the truth dawned upon him later. Upon hearing the announcement of the engagement, however, he was so amazed that he sank hack upon his bed, speechless with emotion. He longed to strike to the lloor this happy young man. never more attractive in his frankness and simplicity of hearing, and yet never more demon-like to Fred. Why. he asked himself, had this fellow crossed the smooth path of his life to steal from him both the coveted honor and the girl whom he loved? In spite of his emotion, though, he muttered a few words of congratulation and closed the door behind the departing form of one whom he had formerly esteemed, in so far as it had been possible for him to esteem any one, hut whom he now hated with a hatred most venomous. Hence, when he had gone to bed. his mind continued to erv out. as it were, against the injustice of the treatment accorded him at the hands of the fates. At last brute passion and self-preservation prevailed upon him to endeavor to avenge himself on this upstart, this despoiler of his happiness. lie fell asleep, and in his semi-stupor dreamed of a plan whereby he could accomplish his purpose. One week later the final “exams” for Senior began. On these “exams” naturally hung the question whether the individual Seniors would obtain their degrees or not. Passing on Ethics was the only question which gave most of the members of the class much concern, and so a great deal of work was done in preparation for the examination on this subject. At last the time for this examination came and the class assembled, anxious to see the questions. George, upon seeing them, smiled with an air of apparent gratification and opened his pad to begin writing, whereupon, to the surprise of both professor and students, a bunch of papers on which notes were closely written, fell to the floor. This was conclusive evidence to all that George had been intending to cheat, though he denied any knowledge as to the origin of the notes, and though he had never been known to do a dishonest act before. So, when the governing body of the school met, they were compelled to declare George Andrews guilty ofT ) THE-BONHOMIE endeavoring to cheat, and to ask his immediate withdrawal from the school. As a result, on the following day he left, bearing his burden of shame, and dishonor gravely, saddened only by the fact that his betrothed had not been able to believe him innocent, and had been compelled by her parents to break off her engagement with a man who could deliberately throw aside his honor on an examination for a paltry degree. Fred was now the logical man to win the orator’s medal, and at a special meeting of the faculty was granted the medal, having fallen only a half-point below the now disgraced George, in the oratorical contest. Having accomplished this, beset out on his task of winning back the heart of Florence Holmes, though with less success, as will be seen presently. Meanwhile, it was learned that George Andrews had not returned home, but had left for unknown points. Two years later an express train was speeding on its way from New York to New Orleans, making the rails to sing and the air to shriek with its velocity, when suddenly it ran into an open switch. A crash—a roar—and in another moment a tongue of flame leaped up from beneath a mass of wreckage, while groans of suffering, dying men burdened the air with a mournful refrain varied only bv the fiendish crackling of the flames. Rescuers, however, soon set to work and presently many bodies, some lifeless, others contorted with pain, were laid (nit on the grass in one long line. In that unhappy number a close observer might have recognized Fred Starr, beneath the clotted mass of blood which covered his face. There was the same thin, sharp face; there were those same restless, iron-gray eyes, as they moved about seemingly endeavoring to call for immediate assistance from the busy doctor, for the lips of the injured man could as yet produce no sound as they quivered mutely in the effort to speak. At last, when the doctor arrived, he realized the hopelessness of the |)oor man’s condition, though he did succeed in reviving him to such an extent that he could make himself understood in broken sentences. The dying man wished to make a confession, he said, so calling two men to take the confession down in writing, the doctor passed on, having done all that he could to soothe the man's suffering. The confession was addressed to Miss Florence Holmes, and was simply to inform her that the dying man. Fred Starr, had himself placed the notes in the examination pad of George Andrews, and that he was the cause of Georges dishonor. George himself was absolutely blameless in the matter. Jealousy and disappointment had forced him to this deed which he deeply regretted, and for which he begged forgiveness. He could add only the hope that Miss Holmes .vuitld seek the unhappy object of his trickery and brighten his life again by aFTthet bonhomieT renewal of the broken engagement. A few moments later his lijxs ceased to move and Fred Starr was no more. Great as was Miss Holmes’ regret at the untimely end of her friend, still greater was the joy of knowing that her former friend had been innocent, and she immediately set to work to find her fiance again. A month of anxious search passed, and in spite of the efforts of herself, parents and friends, she had no news of him. One day, however, while passing the hotel, she observed a familiar face in the lobby. It was no other than the somewhat saddened face of the man she sought. He recognized her and started to speak, but turned away choking and disappeared before she could recover from her surprise. Bewildered, she rushed home and confided to her mother what she had seen. That night her father made inquiries at the hotel and learned that the man whom Ins daughter had seen was registered as a professor in a western school. The father immediately sought an interview with the professor and learned that, though under another name, the man was no other than George Andrews, who had come back under an assumed name, merely in order to see the face of the girl whom he had always loved. IIis delight upon hearing of Fred’s confession was pure, but his grief at the news of the death of the man who had wronged him was all the more intense. All things were soon cleared up and George again resumed his old position of honor and esteem among the people of the little college town. As a result of the confession, the faculty gave him his degree without an examination, and as a token of confidence and esteem, the trustees of the school offered him a better position as professor of Latin than the one he held out in the West. A few weeks later the wedding of George Andrews and Florence Holmes was consummated, and today a happier family can not be found than that of Doctor Andrews, Dean of-University. E. H. Henderson.JTT THEr BONHOMIE7?8 Our Parting Word The time has passed very rapidly and already we are approaching another Commencement season—a season when we shall go out as graduates from this school. Realizing this fact, we do not find it such a great joy after all to Ik Seniors. Though | ossibly more honors have come to us this year than ever before, and though we may have formed closer friendships with those already dear to us, our greatest joy as Seniors have sometimes been tinged with an instinctive sadness. It is true that this year is to witness our final triumph at this place, and that it is a year full of achievement for us. but we are still sad, for our departure means that the simple joys of college life are soon to be taken away from us. Those every-day happenings in the dormitories, those gatherings in the dining-halls. those Ethics and Philosophy quizes, those society debates—all those phenomena which go to make college life worth while will soon be the possessions of others. Then again, our depart up' will mean the severing of many ties, the breaking of many intimate associations. We have learned to love those with whom we have lived in one common dwelling-place for all these years, and we cannot part from them without a wrench of our very heart-strings. Then, the matrons of the dormitory have shown us every conceivable kindness, and we would have them know that we are deeply appreciative of the many favors they have bestowed upon us, both when we were sick and when we were in health. After four years of joint labor with our professors, some of us have come to the point where the thought of separation from this noble set of men is painful in the extreme. They have given their time and labor unstintingly to the task of developing in us the right kind of character, of transforming us into the highest type of Christian gentlemen, and we are sad to part with the noble examples of their daily life and the pleasure of fellowship with them. As we step out of the harness we leave to you. our successors, the task of upholding the name of dear old Furman. It is our purpose to reflect honor on our Alma Mater, and we expect the same of you. In athletics, in oratory, in debate, Furman can succeed only because of your efforts, and it is our earnest hope that no man will refuse his services to his Alma Mater, but will give her unselfishly the best that is in him. OH ER i student, from the time he enters college, envies the Senior the honored position which he holds in the student community. All through his Freshman, Sophomore and .Junior years he longs for the time when he shall be a Senior. So it was, we confess, with us.P'THEr BONHOMIE FT the- bonhomie-' Furman University Edwin M. Poteat, D.D., LL.D., President Greenville, S. C. Courses are offered leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), and Master of Arts (M.A.). Beautiful campus, healthful climate, moderate expenses. James C. Furman Hall of Science, coding with equipment, $50,000. Library especially endowed. 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