George Washington University - Cherry Tree Yearbook (Washington, DC)

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Uc linj I library (jcorn ' c Y as I nu£ ton ffiivcr 5ily Special Collections Division DufcS KOI CIRCULATE LD 11 11 . c 5 4 lefts ' Mr I TO ICfsltP QUfuelanii HUNnuar IN RECOGNITION OF HIS EARNEST EFFORTS TO MAINTAIN THE HIGH STANDARD OF GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ITS IN TER- COLLEGIA TE ACTIVITIES. THIS ROOK IS RE- SPECT FU LEY 1 E Li I GATED. CHARLES HERBERT STOCKTON, LL. D. President of George Washington University. V2 £■» 04 3 ' i? O m c=S gS c£ c Jh.® «S 1- N ' jH •“ tifi PS O SS 7j O 5 fcU £B t3 PQ 3 h 3 £S o « ok 5 s ? § 03 £i Oi 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 Past (fkaiUtatmi CLYDE MALCOLM HAMBLIN District of Columbia B. S. 1904, Oklahoma Agricultu- ral and Mechanical College. Candidate for Degree of Electri- cal Engineer, HERBERT PAUL MIDDLETON Alpha Beta Phi New York Engineering Society; B. S. in C. E., 1914; Class Editor, 1913-’14; Class Treasurer, 1911-’12; Presi- dent, Engineering Society, 1913- ’14; Secretary, Engineering Soci- ety, 1912-’13. Candidate for Degree of Civil Engineer. JOHN D. MCCORMICK Alpha Beta Phi District of Columbia B. S. in C. E., 1914; President, Senior Class, 1913-’14; Vice-Presi- dent, Association of Class Presi- dents, 1913-’14; Secretary, Engi- neering Society, 1913-’14. Candidate for Degree of Civil Engineer. TSOO-CHEN SHEN China A. B. 1909, St, John’s College, Shanghai, China, Candidate for Degree of Master of Diplomacy. 8 SENIORS 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 8 nttnr IKmte Previous classes have boasted of what they could do. We boast of what we can make others do. In September, 1011. we made our debut into University circles (also squares and rhomboids). The College, then located on I Street, certainly maintained the traditional atmosphere that surrounds things intellectual and separates them from things beau- tiful. This new life was everything that could be expected. The buildings were gray and forbidding; the halls were straight and narrow (an excellent thing perhaps for freshmen); the classrooms were all too small to hold us and our Knowledge; the ensemble savored of Education. But this joy was not to last forever. After six months ' acquaintance with us the Faculty and Trustees decided that we were uncom- monly fine youngsters and worthy of much attention Therefore, it was decreed that the University should seek a more favorable environment for the development of its new Freshman Class. Now this was just what we wanted, so, of course, we were delighted that the powers that he had approved our suggestion. Those of you who have joined us sinee April 12, 1912, can never appreciate what you missed before that time. Things were very lively up on I Street. Down here it is different. At 2023 G Street we have all the advantages of a large University, North and South Campus — benches in the front yard back porches, and three buildings phis an annex. For all of these things be thankful unto the Class of 1915. They didn ' t want to do it, but we made ' em do it. This is our monumental achievement. We became acclimated very quickly in our new surroundings and found the expan- sion much to our liking. During our Sophomore and Junior years we did a few things ourselves. We revived athletics and the eds and co-eds both put out excellent basket- ball teams. The track meets for those two years were unprecedented successes at least in point of attendance. Another great achievement that can be attributed to the Glass of 1915, is the complete liquidation of the old athletic debt, accumulated by our careless predecessors who did not know how to make others work. We burned the mortgage at appropriate services in the fall of 1914, The Reverend Mr. McNemar officiated, From that time on everything boomed. The basket-ball teams inspired by our watchful interest had splendid games, the track meet was the best in years (from a financial standpoint), and, best of all. the University acted upon another one of our excellent plans arid agreed to purchase an additional building. This greatly increased the corridor space and made the South Campus large enough for a regulation baseball field. To get the faculty to do this we had to work overtime but our efforts are being rewarded. In closing it must not be forgotten that this class is the first one to edit its own yearbook. This accounts for its excellence. After some retrospection and much imagination it must occur to the few readers of this noble eulogy that the Class of 1915 has a splendid past; its future therefore can be no less than a success. They say that history repeats itself, but with our old- time freshman self-assurance we declare that there will never be another class like ours. We came to the University when she most needed support; we leave her as she enters upon an era full of large and excellent prospects. A splendid heritage we leave to the Class of 1916. Vive la Classe! ID 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 EDWIN FRANKLIN ALBERTS WORTH Missouri and Texas Only his extreme modesty has saved him. Aims to take his Ph. IX become a teacher of history, and then to take something (body) more “promising.” He has a taking manner. There is greatness in him which he cannot conceal with all his modesty. A. B, RUTH LEAH AYLER Second Prize Davis Prize Speaking Contest, 1915, Director of Women ' s Glee Club , 1913- ' 14, 1914-15. Class Secretary, 1913 14; Women ' s University Club. The self-confessed Tetrazzina of the class of 1915, and organizer of the now flourishing Girls ' Glee Club, For proceedings in French see page — - Her ambitions in the world are l to fill her place in the world and be true to her sacred trust — her voice.” A, B, CHARLES WIGHTMAN BARBER District of Columbia Class Editor , 1914-15; Engineering Society “Barb” is the original human dynamo, running at full speed all the time. Taking twenty-nine hours this year. He has Thomas Alva Edison faded for going without sleep. We feel that his middle name should be Wegmann because he is such a good dam designer, or vice versa. B. S. in C, E. RALPH WEBSTER BENTON District of Columbia First Prize, Davis Prize Speaking Contest , 1915. Ralph is a member of the Associated Press Club, and a rising journalist. He has had a varied and exciting life, having been arrested as a spy in Eu- rope, and having completed a number of courses in history. A. B. n 1915 G, W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 DR. WALTER A. BLOK DORN Phi Beta Pi Nebraska He received bis M. D. from Creighton University, Omaha, 1909, and is now stationed at the Navy Yard as Passed Assistant Surgeon, U. S, N. He ' s getting his degrees backwards, it would seem. A. B, JOHN FRANCISCO BROCK WELL Phi Sigma Kappa Virginia A Irhemist; Liebig Honorary Society ; Executive Committee , Chemical Society, 1 91 2-1 3 ; Treasurer. Chemical Society. 1913-14 ; President, Chemical So- ciety. 1914- ' 15; Treasurer, Junior Class , 1913- J 14; Senior Class Editor f 1914-15; Joke Editor, The Periscope; Winner Fitch Prize i i Chemistry , 1913, ‘‘Father John, " “Brock " Can make more noise than any two men In the University when he gets started right. An ardent booster of student activities and shark In organic chemistry. He expects to stir the pool of science to its deepest depths. B. S, in Chemistry. HELEN CAM District of Columbia Secretary, Senior Class Teachers College t 19I4- ' 1G; librarian of the Girls Glee Club ; Woman ' s Uni- vrrsit y Club , Helen ' s pet Interest is music — particularly that of a certain choir. She stars In pedagogy, and next winter she is going to start her career as a teacher and also take up post graduate work. A, B. and Teacher Diploma ROBERT ALLEN CASTLEMAN Virginia Hails from Alexandria, where our great " pater " used to live. Castleman went to Baltimore City College and Johns Hopkins up until this year, but his patriotic instincts brought him back to tbe school of his fellow townsman. His ambition lies along pedagogical lines, A. B. 12 1915 G, W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 ANNA WASHINGTON CHATON Phi Mu North Carolina Sphinx Honor Society; Ex-manager , Basket-Ball Team 1914-T5; President Women ' s University Club. 1914-T5; Yice-Presiden f , Senior Class. Anna ' s chief distinction is having offices thrust upon her, and her chief gift is meeting interesting people and talking about them in an interesting way. We think she Is going to teach in New Mexico next year as a step toward the governorship of that State, A, B DR. GP:ORGE von P. DAVIS District of Columbia Enjoys speeding- — but not alone; far be it from George von P. to make such a mistake as that! In medicine he specialized in heart restoratives; in Columbian College he did likewise; but the formulae are slightly different — -the results also. He has a voice, and a fair co-ed has asked if It is in A minor. A. B EDDIE DICKERT Alpha Xi Omega Georgia The little Georgian comes to us from Brenau Col- lege Conservatory at Gainesville. Her major subject is Latin — isn ' t she brave? She expects to try her luck and (pluck) in the game of teaching young brains how to grow when she leaves college. Eyes such a© ©he possesses, however, usually do not re- main long looking at blackboards! A. B. and Teacher ' s Diploma. INA DEAN EDDINGF1ELD Utah Once upon a time, not so very long ago. the fair- ies smiled upon her, so now we love her because of her kindness and sympathy and sweet helpful- ness. As a high-school teacher we wish her all the success she deserves. A. B. and Teacher ' s Diploma, 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 FREDA DOROTHY EGBERT New York State Coming from the bravest of the brave warrior Saxons, she is true to the name and sidetracks fail ure all along the way. Just behold what happens when you major in philosophy and psychology! In conclusion, Freda is very fond of Scotch terriers. A. B, and Teacher ' s Diploma. NELL AUSTIN ENLOWS Sigma Kappa West Virginia Chemical Society; Periscope staff. Nell ' s favorite expression, “Oh, I know him. Let me do that? " And the him is legion, and the that. any job no one else wants to do. The long-sought perpetual motion, and the " smile that won ' t come off. " Takes a year and a half of work in one, keeps the Department of Agriculture from error, and is the graceful mistress of her home. A. B, WILLIAM WRIGHT FRASER Maryland A, B. 1905, New Windsor College; LL, R, 1911, George Washington University ; Engineering Society Generally known to the boys below decks in the switch-pulling lab, as " Dean No, 1. " Although he looks innocent it appears that he will get the third degree soon. We decline to hold it against him that he is married. B, S, in E. E. ALTON ARNOLD GLADDEN Maryland Has the honor of being half the entire masculine enrollment of the Senior Class of Teachers 1 College, Fhief authority on corporal punishment of school children— orphans In particular. A valued member of the Basket-Ball Squad, 1914-’! 5, A, B, and Teacher’s Diploma. 14 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 ALICE ELEANOR GRIFFITH Pi Beta Pin District of Columbia Alice likes to talk and she is quite happy if she can converse on the subject of ’ ' Masonry ' 1 — just nat- ural curiosity. Only pretty girl who didn ' t succeed in bluffing Dr. Swisher. Did she say she was on a diet? We wonder. A, B. OTTO C. GSANTNER District of Columbia G. W. Socialist Society Gsantner is a musician and writer of short stories (which are published ), but he will on any and all occasions stop to explain to you why the United States must become Socialist in 1928. Stars in Rhetoric but has no love for Math. a. R MARY BROWN District of Columbia Besides teaching in the practice schools and teach, mg the young minds in the fourth grade, Mary Brown upholds the college end of her work with honor. We also hear weird tales of her freshman years in mineralogy, A. B. and Teacher’s Diploma. ERWIN HARSCH Sigma Phi Epsilon Ohio Pyramid ; Skull and Circle ; Inter frat e nu ty As- sociation; Engineering Society ; Class President 1912-’13; 191 4- 15; Editor, ' ' Uiiiversity Hatchet S ' 1914- J 15; Associate Editor, The Periscope; Secretary, Athletic Association , 1913-T4; Buggies Prize . 1913; Firs t University Schola rship . A hero with the ladies, our Erwin, whose faintest whistle is answered by a half dozen curious Queens. But ladies are not his only strong (or weak) point for he is a shark in everything offered by the faculty. A booster of student activities and a gentleman withal b. S in C. E, 15 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 HAROLD DE WOLFE HATFIELD Canada S. B. m 1 9 1 0, Connecticut state College ; Engineering Society. Having learned all there was to know about civil engineering he Is now acquiring mechanical lore shoveling coal for Dr. Gordon. You wouldn’t think to look at him that he was a real Prof, himself and can hand out dunks just like the rest of them, but it’s the truth B. S. in M. E. SYLVIA JANE HAZLETT Sigma Kappa Pennsylvania Women ' s University Club ”Cy. " " Swylvia. " Hails from Huntingdon by way of Washington Seminary. Has one bad habit, but says her brother is responsible. Carries a special letter patent on certain expressions; favorite — “What for is bad Eng- lish. Why?” Talks with eight index fingers. Ambi- tion— " the home beautiful.” A. B, JOHN HEATH California This ubiquitous globe-trotting social bug of San Francisco and Heath vi lie, Virginia, has been vari- ously dubbed ‘ " Kid-Glove Harry from his tittle wrist watch, and “Gasoline Jack,” from his cunning little bus. Has the art of South Sea Island sere- nading down to a fine point, and, no doubt, his diplo- matic activities will terminate in his ambassador- ship to the Squeegee Islands. A. B, GEORGE WILSON HODGKINS District of Columbia Periscope staff; Third Prize , Davis Prize Speak- ing Contest f 1915. Although a giant in the classic realm, George Is still on the first rung of his ladder. He is a Central graduate, winning the Kendall Scholarship. Estab- lished the Alumni of that institution on a sound literary basis. Aspires to rouse the sleeping world by the might of his pen Has published a number of articles. Watch the magazines. A, B. 16 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 FLORA HULL Pi Beta Phi Nebraska Sphinx Honor Society; President , Girls ' Athletic Association , 1912- J 13, 1913- 14 ; " Hatchet " staff; Sec- retary of Senior Class , 1915. " Polly. " Her nickname just suits her— a Huyler’s sundae was the bait she used. She ' s going to he a " social settler " in Chicago Can eat half a pie on the way from Lawman ' s to the University, though she never does anything else by halves. A B. ROBERT LINCOLN KAUSE Ohio Class Vice-President , 1914-’15; Engineering Society Robert is the class White Hope and champion duckpin spiller, leader of the Engineering Society Quintet. Although he knows all about civil engi- neering he is going into the cotton business because it is pretty soft. Senior member of the prominent firm of Kause Effect. R S. in C. E, JOSEPH BUSH KINGSBURY Alpha Beta Phi Iowa Glee Club; Treasurer T Senior Class; Secretary, In- ter fraternity Association, 1914- ' ] 5; Treasurer, Glee Club, 1914-’15; Vice-President, Athletic Association , 1914 ’15; Assistant Business Manager , The Peri- scope. A quiet gentleman of extreme good nature. Joe was one of the causes of the European Upheaval; at any rate he was there when it started. Seems to he doomed to a position of honor and fame in the Diplomatic Corps of the United States. A. B. FLORENCE M ARCELLI N A KERRY Chi Omega District of Columbia Periscope staff ; Associate Editor, Senior Class Teachers College, Chairman of Senior Play Com- mittee . " Caditty " danced into college as the baby of the class. She danced through her four years and now is dancing out, though she expects to return for post-graduate work. If she enters the terpsi- chorean field the Castles will certainly retire. Can anyone explain her interest in the pre-medical class ? A. B. and Teacher ' s Diploma- 17 19 5 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 HERRMANN AUGUST KUEHN Indiana Basket-Ball Team, 1912 13; Engineering Society; Pyramid Although Herrmann would just as soon flunk French as Dutch he is a loyal supporter of " der Kaiser ' and calls us all “V. Gates. " Herr Kuehn is the star athlete in the class and the only one who wears the coveted " W. " B, S. In C. E. WILLIAM HARRISON LAMB Nebraska " Bill " comes to us after eight years of scientific work in the University of Nebraska. His ambi- tions are " to make original contributions to science, " and " to make the world a little better for having lived in it 11 A. B. HARRIET EASIER Michigan " Daisy 1 " Daisy " has a propensity for " AV and has gar- nered not a few of them from other institutions as well as George Washington. She ranks as one of the finest teachers in Washington, and is principal of the Industrial Home School. A. B. and Teacher ' s Diploma. EARL CLETUS LA UGH LIN Wisconsin Engineering Society After obtaining his preliminary education at the University of the Badger State, Laughlin decided to join the bunch of good fellows in the Class of 1915, He has the wild volts and amperes so trained that they eat out of his hand. He is going to put them to work for Uncle Sam. B. S. In E, E. 18 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 8UMMERFIELD McCA RTBN E Y District ot Columbia Ctytb " Mac " came to G. W, U, from Washington and Lee, He says his ambitions are to be an assistant consul or a professor In a university. Judging from the way he has oeen seen -‘hobnobbing” with Doc. Swisher, we will some day hear of Dr, Mc- Carteney, the noted history professor. A. B. NELL RAE MACFAELANE Sigma Kappa District of Columbia Chemical Society Scotch, and a minister ' s daughter. However, Nell doesn ' t preach — she talks! And she always says something. She adores Small talk and pipes; also canoeing, and lacking the canoe, she loves to dan- gle dreamily her dainty feet over the stone wall guarding the tidal basin, Nell is always true to her ideals, to her friends, and to her college. A. B. and Teacher ' s Diploma. ROGER MELVILLE MEHURIN Alpha Beta Phi Virginia Chemical Society, Executive Committee, 1913 14; Liebig Honorary Society " Dutch, " Staunton, Virginia, claims the double distinction of being the birthplace of Woodrow Wilson and " Dutch " Mehurin. Both migrated at an early age, however, and finally landed in Washington. " Dutch " says be would just as soon own the Standard Oil Company as be President. The best natured fellow 1 In school, and those dimples are the envy of all co-eds, B, S. in Chemistry, CHARLES SUMMER MASON Illinois George Washington Architectural Club ; Washing- ton Architectural Club; Class Vice-President, I912-G3; President, Architectural Club , 1 913 1 4, Behold the architect, a man of a designing dis- position, Besides being tall and handsome he is Rause’s greatest rival on the bowling alleys. And w r hen it comes to drawing pretty buildings, he can do everything from a " movie cabaret” to a state eapitol, Bt S. in Arclh 19 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 AGNES NELSON Wisconsin Women ' s Universihj Club Agnes didn ' t come to us until her junior year having started her college course at Wisconsin Uni- versity. We didn ' t receive a list of her ambitions but we think we are safe in saying that her main one is to be a homemaker. A. B. FREDERIKA NEUMANN Sigma Kappa Massachusetts " Fritz! " Sphinx Honor Society; V ice-president t Y W. C . A., 19 J3- ' 14 ; Vice-President Woman’s University Club. 1914-T5; Second University Scholarship f Peih- scope staff. “FritziV honors are many but all earned an in- stance of merit being recognized. Comes from East- ern, Knows more about History and French than inventors of same. A favorite librarian because she looks wise. Ambitions too vast to mention. Borne of them: " To get a position carrying an un- limited salary, " and “to be a bold bad man. " A. B. RUTH C. PATTERSON District of Columbia Ruth came to George Washington from Normal and has an affinity for M A ' s. " Working at college in winter isn ' t sufficient. She even goes to summer school. If she teaches high school as well as she does the grades her future spelts " Success. " A. B. and Teacher’s Diploma. PRENTISS DIXON SALE jn. Alpha Beta Phi Tennessee Class Treasure r t 1914 15; Engineering Society Although he is always trying to separate us from some filthy lucre he is a good fellow and a great scientist withal. If you don t believe it consult " my bulletin No. — .” We know he is going to be a rich man some day because we see so many things marked " For Sale. " B. S. in C. E, 20 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 ELSIE SANDERS Germany Elsie modestly disclaims being a student yet for three years she has spent even her vacation time in study, having been one summer at Harvard and two at Columbia. She receives from George Wash- ington the degree of Bachelor of Arts, but she is already Master of the Art of making friends. A. B, ALEX. R. SEA MON Virginia Alexander never changes his pace— but he gets there just the same and this time ahead of most of us, having his sheepskin already framed and hanging on the wall to meet his admiring gaze. Was he ever asked a question he didn ' t know? If so, it surely was not in Medieval History. A. B, DUNOAN CAMPBELL SMITH Pht Sigma Kappa Maryland Pyramid; Secretary, Athletic Association, 1912-T3; Track Team . 191.4 13; Business Manager " Cherry Tree” 1912-T3 ; Junior Class Treasurer . 1911- ' 12; Secret Chemical Society, 1911-12 ■ Treasurer, Y. M, O. A, f 19KK1L “Reds ' “Monks. " " Smithy ' The above list of offices and honors speaks for itself. There is nothing to add— except that be comes from Rockville. b. S. in Chemistry. IVAN SNIDER Oklahoma F, R. S. S. C. H. If Snider ' s knowledge is measured by the number of books he carries around he will be a second Noah Webster, He has a picturesque vocabulary which he can use when occasion demands, and is fond of co-eds If the truth were known. a B 21 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 LETITIA PARK SOUTHGATE Phi Mu Kentucky Girls Glee Club. 1913- 14, 1914- ' 15; Women 9 Uni - versify Club , " Silesia ' " Tish, " She has the Kentucky height ana a complexion the envy of every girl in college. She can wear more colors at the same time and " get away with it " than any one else. " Tish " is a great " sportsman 1 even if a " lit " chafing dish or a flash-light picture scares her to death. She loves secrets, mysteries, and rabbits. A, R MARION TRUE Pi Beta Phi District of Columbia President Senior Class, Teachers ' College; Peri scope staff. Marion came to George Washington from Mount Vernon Seminary, and her two years with us have made us wish for more. We can sum up Marion In one phrase — aim isn ' t the kind of a girl who says " I told you so. " A. B. and Teachers ' Diploma. MARY SIPHORD TYNDA1X District of Columbia Vice-President t Girls ' Glee Club; Manager t Girls ' Basket-Ball Team. Mary is a little girl with a lot of seU -confidence, a talent for starting things, and three ruling pas- sions: Studying, dancing, and basket ball. She plays guard, sprains her ankles and fingers, and worries the opposing goal thrower to death. A. B. and Teacher ' s Diploma. ELIZABETH WEBER New Jersey Sphinx Honor Society 19£3 J I4 Secretory of Y. W. C, A., 1914-’15; Treasurer of Women ' s University Club; Winner of Sigma Kappa English Prize; Vice- President, Senior Class Teachers ' College, " Elsa 1 If good nature, hard work, and brains, spell future success Elsa will surely succeed. They certainly made a successful college course— witness the afore- mentioned honors plus numerous " A ' s. " Her first ambition Is to be a teacher; others are " too varied to enlarge upon ' A. B. and Teacher ' s Diploma. 22 1915 G W. U, PERISCOPE 1915 MELVILLE RALPH WALTON Alpha Beta Phi Illinois Pyramid; Alchemist; Liebig Honorary Society; Association of Class Presidents; President , Sopho- more Class, 1912-13; Executive Committee, Chem- ical Society t 1913-14; Associate Editor, " Hatchet, " 1913-14; Associate Editor , “ Cherry Tree " , 1913 14 ; Junior Class Editor; President, Senior Class; Presi- dent , Association of Class Presidents, 1914-1.5; Re- porter, 11 Hatchet " 1914-15; Press Agent, Chemical Society, 1914-15; Bttsmcss Manager, The Periscope " Walt ' Is eligible to membership in a " Quo Vadis " brotherhood, being a wanderer. Besides being the distinguished President of our class he has had all the honors and offices in the University a mere man can have. Science Is his first love -he would say nothing of the others B. S. In Chemistry. WILLIAM L, WANLASS Utah Pyramid; Editor in Chief, Tiie Periscope; Colum- bian Debating Society, A level head, and lots in It. The man behind The Periscope He knows almost as much about Political Science as the professor and expects to teach it some day In college. We won ' t make any prophecies, but that ' s the way Woodrow Wilson got his start A, B LOUISE WORSTER Chi Omega District of Columbia Secretary , Sophomore Class, 1911-12; Secretary, Junior Class, 1912-13; Captain , Basket Ball, 1913-14; " Hatchet " staff, 191415; Sphinx Honor Society, Louise, better known as the triscuit girl, came to George Washington from Normal School. Her pres- ent ambition is to run a jitney bus. Beyond that she won ' t say a word. Whatever It is, our best wishes go with her. A B. and Teacher ' s Diploma, EVER I L WORRELL Nebraska Women ' s University Club; Ex-President, Girls ' Glee Club 1914-15; Art Editor, The Periscope Artist, poetess, composer, playwright, booster of all college activities, and prize winner of anything that comes along— this is Everil Her most ardent ambition Is to become a second Raphael, Angelo, Shakespeare, or something of the sort— she hasn ' t definitely made up her mind. Scatter boys! Do you think Minerva would condescend to make bis. cults for you? A, B, 23 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 BESSIE LEE YODER Missouri Came to G. W. U. from Eastern by way of Gaucher. Only consented to appear in The Periscope on con- dition that no questions were to be asked concern- ing birthday and date of matriculating Some say she has discovered a royal road to learning. A. R and Teacher ' s Diploma. LEIGHTON DWELLE BECKETT, Iowa. A. B. MARTHA NOYES B1RNIE, District of Columbia. A. B, ELIN GILMORE BREWER, District of Columbia. A. B. DANIEL ALLMAN CONNOR, District of Columbia, Sigma Phi Epsilon. A. B. LELAND STANFORD COPELAND, Missouri. A. B. VICTOR DULAC, District of Columbia A B. CONDER CAY WOOD HENRY, Tennessee, Sigma Phi Epsilon. A. B. CLINTON JNNES McCLURE, Kansas. B. S. in M. E. FLORENCE ETHEL MILL! KEN, District of Columbia, A. B. and Teachers ' Diploma. EDGAR RAYMOND PIPER, Connecticut. A. B. RUDOLF EMIL SCHOENFELD, District of Columbia, Theta Delta Chi. A. B, WELLINGTON PATRICK, Missouri, A. B. and Teachers ' Diploma. MRS. NELLIE FREELAND PATRICK, Missouri. A. B, and Teachers ' Diploma, ALBERTA WALKER. District of Columbia. A. B. and Teachers ' Diploma. ROGER DANIEL WHARTON, District of Columbia. B. S. in C. E, Alrhmtj A child looked up, and I saw in his eyes The warmth and color of summer skies, The joy that thrills in the skylark ' s tone, And trust in a dreamworld all his own. A boy ' s eyes burned with the bitter cost Of life ' s first lesson — a dreamworld lost — And the longing that answers the storm-dimmed light Of the safe home cove, in a lone sea fight, A man ' s eyes looked at me, and I read Of one who had seen life ' s roses dead; Who had learned in many a weary mile To look at life as it is— and smile. 24 — EVERiL WoRttELU 1915 G, W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 HOMER T. SHAVER. JOSEPH R KINGSBURY PAUL B SEtL.EE, LEO V. TERRY, President Vice- President Secretary Financial Secretary ®ljr Atbbtir Aaanriatinn The college year 1914-T5 opened with brighter prospects for ath- letics than for some time past. The long-standing athletic debt had been paid off the preceding spring, and the slate was clear to put G. W. U. again on the athletic map. It was not sought to reintroduce every branch of athletics at once, but it was felt that successful seasons in track and basketball would be forerunners of a more comprehensive program next year. Leslie C. McNemar, Assistant Professor of Political Science, had been appointed Director of Athletics by the University authorities, and early in the year set about getting things under way. Membership cou- pons were gotten out through various agents under the financial secretary and his assistant, Leo C. Terry and John S. Bixler. The first meeting of the Athletic Association was held November 11, at which a constitu- tion was adopted. Elections were held early in January. Meanwhile the men’s basket-ball team and also that of the co-eds had started their seasons, and in February the annual track meet was held. The year ' s work has been a success generally from both the athletic and financial standpoints. This fact is due to the valiant efforts of Professor McNemar and a small group of students and alumni who as- sisted him. The support of the student body as a whole has been disap- pointingly weak. Only a small proportion showed their interest by join- ing the Athletic Association when coupons were ssued last fall, and of these there are quite a few who have failed to make good with the prom- ised two dollars for the season ticket of the Association. It is hoped that such success as was achieved this year will arouse greater interest and support for next year ' s efforts. 26 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 ®rark ufcam The feature of the track season was the annual George Washington indoor meet held in Convention Hall on Saturday evening, February 13, 1915. Not only did this event prove the usual success from the athletic standpoint, but Professor McNemar broke away from tradition and pulled through a financial success as well. As Professor McNemar had no regu- lar student manager to assist him, the greatest part of the credit must go to him personally. He was, however, aided by the student officers of the Athletic Association, and especially by two of the alumni, both of whom had had experience in staging former G. W. U. meets — Howard W. Hodgkins, who served as a graduate advisor, and Robert P. Fleming, the coach of the track squad. Our own track team won only five individual points in the meet, as compared with 28 won by Washington and Lee, the trophy winner, but the Buff and Blue came off victorious in the two-mile relay with Washing- ton and Lee which was one of the features of the meet. The George Washington relay was composed of P. S. Herring, L. A. Maxson, R. 0. Kluge, and Captain L. G. Connor. George Washington men were also en- tered in the meet in Baltimore on February 20, and in the Georgetown meet on February 27. Our success was centered chiefly in the South At- lantic Intercollegiate championship events, in which we landed 13 points in the three meets of the indoor season. Of these, eight were won by Captain Connor in the mile and half-mile, four by Harry Semmes in the pole vault, and one by Maxson in the two mile. 27 jaw BASKETBALL TEAM. 1915 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE SaiikrthaU Although it did not win a majority of its games, the Basketball Team of 1914-’15 gave an excellent account of itself in a difficult sched- ule. Of six games on the home floor, four were won and only two lost; but out of twelve games away from home, ten were lost and only two won. One feature of the season was the restoration of athletic relations with Georgetown, although our rivals succeeded in getting the long end of the score in both games played. Coach Frank Schlosser, Captain Homer Shaver, and Manager Tom Murray all deserve much credit for the way in which they handled their parts of the season’s work. Harry Almon, whose goal shooting was a par- ticular feature of the season, has been elected captain for next year. The ’Varsity letter, “W”, has been awarded to the regular team, composed of Murray, right forward; Almon, left forward; Johnson, center; Shaver, right guard ; and Groesbeck, left guard. The second emblem, the " G. W.”, was awarded to Hamner and Bryant. The season’s scores are given in full below. The National Guard Armory at Center Market, was used for the home games. Dec. 12 — Defeated Loyola, by score of 35-26, at home. Dec. 16 — Defeated Gallaudet, 27-23, at home. Dec. 19 — Lost to Navy, 20-42, at Annapolis. Jan. 8 — Defeated Washington and Lee, 24-16, at Lexington. Jan. 9 — Lost to V, M. I., 15-20, at Lexington. Jan. 11 — Lost to Virginia, 12-41, at Charlottesville. Jan. 16 — Lost to Gallaudet, 33-35, at Kendall Green. Jan. 20 — Defeated Catholic University, 23-20, at home. Feb. 3 — Lost to Ge orgetown, 16-21, at home. Feb. 4 — Defeated Fordham, 34-24, at home. Feb. 6— Lost to Loyola, 17-26, at Baltimore. Feb. 10— Lost to Catholic University, 16-38, at Carroll Institute. Feb. 18— Defeated Franklin and Marshall, 29-26, at Lancaster. Feb. 19 — Lost to Seton Hall, 26-47, at South Orange. Feb. 20 — Lost to Crescent A. C., 30-52, at Brooklyn. Feb. 22 — Lost to Army, 15-24, at West Point. Feb. 26— Lost to Virginia, 19-27, at home. Mar. 10— Lost to Georgetown, 17-29, at Georgetown. 29 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 (Sirls SaiskrtliaU In every respect the season of 1914-’15 has been a success. With the exception of the first game of the season, the team has won every game played, whether at home or away. Out-of-town games were played with the Temple University and the Tome School in February, and with Fort Loudon Seminary, of Winchester, Va., in March. The average score of the G. W. U. team through the season was 33 points per game, which was more than three times the average score of its opponents. Deepest thanks are due to Agnes Carter, who has coached the team for two years with such success. “Ted” Seibold and Mary Tyndall also deserve special credit for their work as captain and manager, re- spectively. The team was composed of the following girls : Centers — Luella Field and Ella Gardner. Forwards — Theodosia Seibold and Eleanor Reeve. Guards — Mary Tyndall, Helen Hotchkiss, and Carola Craig. Substitutes — Emma Reh and Gertrude Fogerty. The scores of the season’s games were as follows: Dec. 18, lost, Ingram, 15-17. Jan. 3, won, Normal, 22-7. Jan. 7, won, Central High, 28-8. Jan. 13, won, Gallaudet, 39-13. Jan. 29, won, Epiphany, 36-6. Feb. 1, won, Ingram, 26-8. Feb. 5, won, Temple University, 21-18. Feb. 6, won, Tome School, 35-18. Feb. 8, won, Gunston Hall, 43-15. Feb. 13, won, Eastman School, 48-5. Feb. 27, won, Hood College, 53-2. Mar. 6, won, Hood College, 53-2. Mar. 12, won, Central High, 20-6. Mar. 13, won, Fort Loudon, 28-6. Mar. 20, won, Gallaudet, 17-15. Mar. 27, won, Temple University, 30-15. 30 G, W, U. CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 Honorary President. Dr. Charles E. Munroe Honorary Members. Dr. Harvey W. Wiley Dr. Frank W. Clarke OFFICERS. John F. Brockwell President George W, Phillips Vice-President P. J. Donk Secretary L. F. PAHL Treasurer The Executive Committee consists of the officers and the following:: Claude R. Breneman Reuben Schmidt Carl F. Snyder Press Agent. Melville R. Walton The scholastic year of 1914-15 has marked the highest point in the history of the George Washington University Chemical Society. In five years this Society has become the largest student scientific organization in the University and from the interest displayed at the meetings it is easily one of the live wires of this institution. Dean Munroe, Honorary President of the Society, gave one of his inter- esting and instructive talks at the first meeting of the year on " The War and its Effects on the United States.” At the annual public meeting held in March, Dr. M. X. Sullivan of the Department of Agriculture, gave an interesting talk on “Some Aspects of Biochemistry.” The annual banquet, held just before Washington’s birthday at the Hotel Continental was of rare excellence. The Society has made trips of inspection to the bottle factory, the sulphuric acid and fertilizer plants in Alexandria ; to the brewery, and the yeast and gas plants in this city, and to a number of manufacturing plants in Baltimore. The papers given by the members have been of wide range and great interest. Among the subjects treated were : “Chemical Patents,” by John F. Brockwell. " History of Chemistry,” by J. Norman Taylor. “Perfumes,” by Elmer Stewart. “The Oxy-Acetylene Blowpipe,” by L. F. Pahl. “Pharmaceutical Chemistry,” by Paul Brattain and Carl F. Snyder. The Chemical Society closes a most successful year, and has without a doubt fulfilled its object — “to promote interest in Chemistry among the students of the University and to encourage better acquaintance and mutual help among the students of Chemistry.” 33 Va I 1 on THE ALCHEMISTS 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 The Ancient and Accepted Order — of the — Mystic Adepts of the Sacred Art -M Preceptor The Grand Copt. Canons Hermes Mercurius Trismegistus and Calgliostro, Patrons Adam, Tubal Cain, Basil Valentine and Paracelsus. Fellows in Vniversitate John F. Brockwell George W. Phillips Neophytes George S. Cooper, Jr. Russell DuVal Fellows in Urbe Walter W. Burdette J. Norman Taylor Flower : Dianthus Caryophyllus, Rubra. Shrine: The Temple of Apis. Relics : The Grand Arcanum of the Sages. The Universal Solvent. The Twelve Keys. The Divine Magisterium. The Emerald Tablet. Little can be said of this Ancient and Accepted Order, but it is be- lieved to be “the Bearer of the Mysteries of Isis and Anubis from the Far East,” and, according to many old writers to have had its origin “on the sixth day, being the fifteenth of March, of the first year of the world.” The Practitioners of the Sacred Art of Egypt in following both the Rubric and the Ordinal of Alchemy in their quest of the One Thing have been criticized for their vagueness and obscurity and for their use of cabalistic symbols but — “Was not all knowledge Of the Egyptians writ in mystic symbols? Speak not the Scriptures oft in parables? Are not the choicest fables of the poets That were the fountains and first springs of wisdom Wrapped in perplexed allegories?” Peter J. Donk Melville R. Walton Carl F. Snyder Harry W. Thompson 35 — The Alchemist. 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 ®ij? Mmn tt B (Bln Ollub Ruth L. Ayler Joanna Best Mary Tyndall Elizabeth Richardson Marie Catch ell Elizabeth Cullen Helen Cam Everil Worrell Mildred Padgett Florence Post Florence Kerby President and Directress Pianist Theodosia Seibold Helen Hotchkiss Margaret Haines Florence Keegan Letitia Southgate Elsa Weber Helen Short Gladys Kain Ella Gardner The Women’s Glee Club has had a very successful year. Bright and early in the school year the musical co-eds of the University got together and under the direction of Miss Ruth Ayler soon had an active organiza- tion of splendid voices. On December BO they gave a concert in the Assembly Hall which showed the result of faithful training and reflected great credit on the club and its leader. The club has enlivened chapel exercises several times with selections, and has sung at the Pan-Hellenic party and numerous other co-ed functions. A song written by Miss Everil Worrell, a member of the club, was awarded the Sphinx Honor Society prize as the best school song written during the year. ®Ije JHntfi (Bin Gllitb Leo C. Terry President George A. Degen hardt 1 Harry K. Gilman J- Vice-Presidents Herbert P. Ramsey ' Arthur P. Harrison Secretary Joseph B. Kingsbury. Treasurer Osgood Holmes Leader, Mandolin Section Prop. Otis Dow Swett Musical Director The second year of the Glee Club has proven one of exceptional growth and development. Great strides were made and the membership doubled. Under the able leadership of Professor Swett, the Club has become an added asset to the student life and activities of the University. To direct the business end of a Glee Club is no easy matter, but Presi- dent Terry has proven equal to the task. The securing of Professor Swett as Musical Director was a ten strike, and the future success of the Club now seems assured. A Mandolin Section was organized during the past year, and, under the direction of Mr. Holmes, did some very good work. Keep your eye on the Glee Club next year, and your ears open. 37 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 ®iir Aasorialtmt nf Cttlaaa Jf its limits Melville R. Walton George A. De gnan . . James F. Pierce Fred M. Fogle Vice-PresiBent Secretary Treasurer President The Association of Class Presidents was organized in 1904 as a body of representative students who should pass on all matters relative to the student body. It was invested with this authority by the President and the Faculty, and has been quite successful in carrying out its duties. Each year the Association has made great strides in the work of feeling the pulse of the entire student body and, with the Faculty, has brought about a closer correlation of the interests of the students in the various depart- ments of the University. In doing this it has strengthened the spirit of cooperation in working for the best interests of the school. The Association has been active during the past year in helping to place athletics in the University on a firm foundation. The following is a list of the Class Presidents, who comprise the active membership of the Association : COLUMBIAN COLLEGE. LAW SCHOOL- Melville R. Walton, 1915 James F. Pierce, 1915 Fred M. Fogle, 1916 Russell L. DuVal, 1917 John Stokes. 1918 Glenn It. Eudaley, 1916 John A. Osojnach, 1917 MEDICAL SCHOOL. ENGINEERING SCHOOL. -Jeter C. Bradley, 1915 Frank K. Ryan, 1916 -James E. Houghton, 1917 -John H. Lyons, 1918 Erwin Harsch, 1915 George A. Degnan, 1916 TEACHERS ' COLLEGE. Miss Marion True, 1915 DENTAL SCHOOL. J. L. Carr, 1915 C. R. Moore, 1916 L. W. Bowen, 1917 38 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 Alvin McCreary Brown President Randolph Codman Shaw Vice-President Shirley Penrose Jones Secretary-Treasurer Howard Wilkinson Hodgkins Historian John Ralph Fehr John Patton Fleming Erwin Harsch Louis Archer Maxson William L. Wanlass Melville R. Walton Earnest Ferdinand Wen derot h James F. Pierce The Pyramid Honor Society has the distinction of being the only male honor society in the University. Drawing its members from the ranks of those who have participated in student activities, its purpose is to band together those undergraduates whose records in University interest have earned the honor of public recognition. In doing this the welfare of the University is promoted and a strong college spirit is fostered among its student body. There is a good deal of work for the organization ; its field is large and its purpose broad, but considering the fact that it is only about five years old its progress has been remarkable. Since the society is directly dependent upon those interested in stu- dent activities for its members, it is necessary to continue those activities to assure its existence. Student enterprises should be continued, not only to justify the presence of an honor society, but to rejuvenate the Univer- sity. And at present this seems to be the trend of affairs. But an organ- ization like the Pyramid is rather a result than an impelling cause of student interest. Yet it is universally admitted that an honor society is a desirable and valuable asset to a University, giving it a distinctive and cosmopolitan air. The desirability of perpetuating an honor society, organized along the broad lines of University helpfulness, as the Pyramid Honor Society is, is only an added reason why every effort should be made to continue activities. 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 3l|e Anriput mb S arr ?b ®ri?r of tfyr i kull mb (Etrrip (Sophomore Class Society.) Organized May 3, 1912. MEMBERS Honorary Prof. Leslie Cleveland McNemar Active Joseph Harper Batt Alvin McCreary Brown Pierre Audrey Chamberlin George Albert Degnan El vans Diehl Haines Erwin Harsch Raymond James Hinton Rosser Lee Hunter Warren Perry Jeffery Earl Munro Jeffrey Thomas Patrick Murray Thomas William Noonan George Washington Phillips McClain Baruitz Smith Alden Meyers Wheeler 41 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 THE UNIVERSITY HATCHET tUlLUHCp taEIXtV iv THE tTuSEKTi Of THE GEORGE «l,(HiNOTO»i yj l V g A El T T VOLUME XI WASHINGTON. D. C, OCTOBER 2, 1914, NUMBER a PROf FRASER NEW DEAN OF LAW SCHOOL fkm N|. |t|i tHtl If TU Pk W lf W,h l«IKU4 f tl CluMl Olhi«i Tftl UMl CfhTlhRiiL via P 4Mi fnuH Mil b«n u. mihUr t 14m rimii) tot r «f an.d l» «ll tuv En il.r hmLkiMu ko 4 T . tto H.« er |fe»|h, .ilB tf n— v- Ml Ml to Ilf HutlH La fiMt-l Dm (run l.t fJ a r WH H olti 1«i«m 4 UmImiL (JtiinHl i k | i| iMirtDKPlil in ito w (MluilM f 111 bftl ill SarM; Mil H HA lBdM.lL, igllHf. 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FACULTY CHANGES IN AfiB ■ ' NQES PROF McNEMAR AN- NOUNCES ATHLETIC PLANS FOR YEAR AlPifillt il iCHilllUI Tltfeill fef-- T Ob Or. aal« _Oi U ui ,„ t, fcia H ■ hU Warfe TAjLC HCfT WIU ftC MILD r U inf ae i 4 iik.kuFuI h|l PitoH anaal jyar rv J« nr HoKomar,. w rill, top- .nr iiu rfe.mLLjj liy T ju,n atlijMka, l ii tolktoiMl yimu, I to jx LPtvr»n» 1 if j„ rl i«u la a feb tirah(j| tj u4Ls kj l j iHiknin !■ 4 ib a MkHtcal uHrlM Irr Bfl BHIKTVi ' H ' ad ilutoBfeia Tfci » Uf HI Hr to -III I- uudfef rri ilJ(Wl rt.liu, F IWmui mttianmw Pb -l« ht L.IHtolMj I,| Ihr liirkfe-pfe to llu AIEUfeLi.: Awnlntiut All Fildkli IrnU li to «r •pH U ' klkiPTjfe. to lir.ia l i i»» ritoPr utosa mxniJiii -|l p. JlhMJ to itokJUuU M r i tFiLk min STAFF. Editors, Ekwin Harsch Howard W. Hodgkins Herbert P. Ramsey Bus iness M onager, J. W. Cunningham Assistant Business Manager. John S. Bixler DEPARTMENT EDITORS G. A. Degenhardt. Louise Worster Randolph C. Shaw Clarence Rice. . . . H. R. Kenner L. G. Chase College of Engineering ...... Teachers College Law School Medical School Phai ' macy College .... Veterinary College REPORTERS. Kenneth Romney Watson Davis Bert Van Moss Melville R. Walton Leo C. Terry Rosser L. Hunter Flora Hull Margaret Knowles Frederika Neumann B. H. Harris M. H. Francis J. Stanley Payne 42 FRATELNITIES JNTBRFRATERNITY ASSOCIATION 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 Sntfrfratfrnitg Aaaflrtattfln It Alden ML Wheeler, 3]gma Alpha Epsilon President JOHN M. Jeffries, Kappa Alpha. .Vice-Pres. and Treasurer Joseph B. KlNGBURY, Alpha Beta Phi Secretary Lee H. Brown, Sigma Chi John L. Tunstall, Kappa Sigma Detlow M. Marthinson, Theta Delta Chi Frank Wallace Stoever, Phi Sigma Kappa Russel L. Duval, Delta Tan Delta Erwin Harsch, Sigma Phi Epsilon W. E. Stutzman, Psi Omega Roy T. Haskell, Phi Chi Albert W. Kenner, Alpha Kappa Kappa Harry N. Moser, Kappa Psi The interfraternity association, organized in the fall of 1911, is com- posed of thirteen delegates, one from each of the fraternities represented in George Washington. The purpose of the association as stated in its constitution is " to bring the fraternities of the University closer together and to promote student activities.” In both of these purposes it has been highly successful. Meetings are held monthly at the various chapter houses, and this in itself promotes friendly relations among the chapters. While the association exercises no arbitrary authority over the chapters composing it, and by its constitution is forbidden to regulate " rushing,” its decisions on matters of general fraternity interest have always been accepted by the various chapters, and its actions upheld by them. The faculty has also come to recognize the interfraternity association as the real representative of organized fraternalism within the University, — the ear and the mouth- piece, so to speak, of the fraternity element. One of the big events of the school year is the annual interfraternity smoker, which affords an unequalled opportunity for the Greek letter men to get thoroughly acquainted and give vent to a little college spirit. The truly important event in fraternity circles, however, is the annual prome- nade which is usually held shortly after the Easter holidays. It is no exaggeration to say that in furthering student activities, especially athletics, the interfraternity association has in recent years been perhaps the greatest single force in the University. Last year a basket ball league was organized and played through a successful season. This year an interfraternity bowling league has kept enthusiasm and friendly rivalry at a high pitch. No event of the annual indoor athletic meets arouses more interest than the interfraternity relay race. At the present writing the organization of an interfraternity base ball league and an interfraternity tennis tournament are under way. 46 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 Sigma Cttlg Founded at Miami University, Oxford. Ohio. June 28. 1865. Epsilon Chapter installed June 10, 1864. Chapter House: 1333 Fifteenth Street. Colors: Blue and Gold. Flower: White Rose. Publication: " Sigma Chi Quarterly. " FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE POST GRADUATE J ULIAN THOMAS 1915 LEE HOXIE BROWN 1916 WILL REEVES GREGG JOHN J. HUFF WAYNE JOHNSON HARRY MAXWELL KENNETH G. PRINGLE HOMER TIPTON SHAVER 1917 WALTER R. ALEXANDER HAROLD FALCONER DAVID CANNON ED, KITCHENER MUNN CANNON JAMES E- HOUGHTON JOE DAVIS LOGAN MORRIS LEON TROST 47 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 8 tgma (ttfji JjL (Clfaptpr Stall Alpha — Miami University Beta— University of Wooster Gamma — Ohio Wesleyan University Delta— University of Georgia Epsilon— George Washington University Zeta — Washington and Lee University Theta — Pennsylvania College Kappa — Bucknell University Lamda — Indiana University Mu — Denison University Xi— DePauw University Omicron— -Dickinson College R ho - Butler College Phi — Lafayette College Chi — Hanover College Pst — University of Virginia Omega — Northwestern University Alpha Alpha — Hobart College Alpha Beta — University of California Alpha Gamma— Ohio State University Alpha Epsilon — University of Nebraska Alpha Zeta — Beloit College Alpha Eta — State University of Iowa Alpha Theta — Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alpha Iota — Illinois Wesleyan University Alpha Lamda— University of Wisconsin Alpha Mu— University of Texas Alpha Xi— University of Kansas Alpha Omicron — Tulane University Alpha Pi— Albion College Alpha Rbo — Lehigh University Alpha Sigma — University of Minnesota Alpha Upsilon — University of Southern California Alpha Phi — Cornell University Alpha Chi— Pennsylvania State College Alpha Psi — Vanderbilt University Alpha Omega — Leland Stanford Uni- versity Beta Gamma— Colorado College Beta Delta— University of Montana Beta Upsilon — University of Utah Beta Zeta — University of North Dakota Beta Eta — Case School of Applied Science Beta Theta— University of Pittsburgh Beta Iota — University of Oregon Delta Delta — Purdue University Delta Chi— Wabash College Zeta Zeta— Central University of Ken- tucky Zeta Psi — University of Cincinnati Eta Eta — Dartmouth College Theta Theta— University of Michigan Kappa Kappa— University of Illinois Lambda Lambda — State University of Kentucky Mu Mu — University of West Virginia Nu Nu— University of Columbia Xi Xi— University of Missouri Omicron Omicron— University of Chicago Rho Rho— University of Maine Tau Tau — Washington University Upsilon Upsilon— University of Wash- ington Phi Phi— University of Pennsylvania Psi Psi — Syracuse University Omega Omega — University of Arkansas 48 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 2Cappa Sigma A A VT (Sljajitrr Soil Psr—University of Maine Alpha Lambda — University of Vermont Alpha Rho — Bowdoin College Beta Alpha — -Brown University Beta Kappa — New Hampshire College Gamma Delta— Massachusetts State Col- lege Gamma Epsilon— Dartmouth College Gamma Eta-— Harvard University Pi — Swarthmore College Alpha Delta — Pennsylvania State Col- lege Alpha Epsilon— University of Pennsyl- vania Alpha Kappa — Cornell University Alpha Phi — Bucknell University Beta Zeta — Lehigh University Beta Pi— Dickinson College Gamma Zeta — New York University Gamma Iota — ' Syracuse University Zeta — University of Virginia Eta — Randolph-Macon College Mu— Washington and Lee University Nu — William and Mary College Upsllon — HampdemSidney College Gamma Beta — University of Chicago Alpha Eta — George Washington Univer- sity Beta Beta— -Richmond College Delta— Davidson College Eta Prime — Trinity College Alpha Mu — University of North Caro- lina Beta Epsilon— North Carolina A, L M. College Beta — University of Alabama Alpha Beta— Mercer University Alpha Tau— Georgia School of Tech- nology Beta Eta— Alabama Polytechnic Insti- tute Beta Lambda — -University of Georgia Theta— 1 Cumberland University Kappa — Vanderbilt University Lambda- — University of Tennessee Pb 1 — -Sent h w es tern P r e sby te ri an Uni- versity Omega— University of the South Alpha Sigma— Ohio State University Beta Delta— Washington and Jefferson College Beta Nu— University of Kentucky Beta Phi — Case School of Applied Science Gamma Xi — Denison University Chi — Purdue University Alpha Gamma— University of Illinois Alpha Zeta — University of Michigan Alpha Pi — Wabash College Alpha Chi— Lake Forrest University Beta Epsilon — University of Wisconsin Beta Theta — University of Indiana Alpha Psi — University of Nebraska Beta Mu— University of Minnesota Beta Rho — University of Iowa Gamma Lambda— Ohio State College Xi — University of Arkansas Alpha Omega — William Jewell College Beta Gamma— University of Missouri Bet Sigma— Washington University Beta Tau — Baker University Beta Chi— Missouri School of Mines Gamma Kappa — University of Oklahoma Gamma Nu— Washburn College Gamma — Louisiana State University Iota — -Southwestern University Sigma— Tulane University Tau— University of Texas Alpha Upsilon— MlUsaps College Beta Omicron — University of Denver Beta Omega — Colorado College Gamma Gamma— Colorado School of Mines Beta Zeta — Leland Stanford University Beta Xi— University of California Beta Psi — University of Washington Gamma Alpha — -University of Oregon Gamma Theta — University of Idaho Gamma Mu — Washington State College Alpha Alpha— University of Maryland Gamma Pi — Massachusetts Institute of Technology 49 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 Kappa §tpma Founded at University of Virginia, December 10, 1869. Alpha Eta Chapter established February 23, 1892. Chapter Houser 1100 Vermont Avenue. Colors: Red, White and Green. Flower: Lily-of-the-valley. Publication: " The Caduceus. " FRATRES IN FACULTATE. POST GRADUATE JAMES PAUL OREN SAMUEL VICTOR ANDERSON LEIGHTON DWELLE BECKETT MERTON ALDEN ENGLISH LUNSFORD LOVING IIAMNER JAMES HENRY HAWLEY, Jii. SHIRLEY PENROSE JONES CLARENCE WALLACE IRVING ATHERTON NILES BRYANT, Jr. EDWIN CALEB BURT SPRY OWEN CLAYTOR PAUL ROSCOE DAVIS FRED MATTHEW FOGLE ERNEST ANDERSON ALLAN CARL ALBERT BRANDES JOSEPH LESTER BROOKS JAMES GORMAN BRYANT LEWIS WHITE KLOPFER HOWARD COCHRAN FISHER 1915 ARTHUR HOWARD McCRAY CLINTON INNES McCLURE IRA ALONZO ROWLSON BREEDLOVE SMITH EDWIN ROSS TILLS JOHN DAVID Van WEGENER EDWARD WRIGHT 1916 ANDREW BARRITT GALLOWAY STUART LEWIS JEROME THURSTON QUIRK FRANK KEVAN RYAN MYRON AUGUSTUS SMITH ERNEST KENNETH STRATTON 1917 JOSEPH ALOYSIIJS LYNCH JOHN STAFFORD McPOWELL JOHN IJGGAT TUJSTSTALL FRED DAVIS WOODS ROLAND RICH WOOLLEY 1918 KENNETH ROMNEY 51 kappa alpha. 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 Stappa Alpha .i,A U Founded at Washington and Lee University, Decem- ber 18, 1865. Alpha Nu Chapter established November 18, 1894. Chapter House: 2011 Columbia Road. Colors: Crimson and Gold- Flowers: Magnolia and Red Rose. Publication: " The Kappa Alpha Journal.” FRATRES IN U N I VERS1TATE. JOHN M. JEFFRIES EARLE LINSLEY PARMELEE EUGENE OSMAN BARR LLOYD G. BATES BRANCH BIRD MARSHALL H. FRANCIS ROGER PATTON HOLLINGSWORTH 1915 CLIFFORD ALVIN RUSH WILLIAM WALLACE SHEPARD 1916 JOHN EDGAR HOOVER EDWIN B. I-IUNT LEE G. LAUCK HEWEY ' BASCORN MORROW, JR. EDWARD LEE POTTER EMITH GORDON THORNTON WALTER STANLEY BATES JULIAN B. BROWN FRANK J. KELLEY 1917 WILLIAM HENRY ' POWELL CHARLES J. SHAW JOHN WATTAWA 1918 ROBERT E. DOLEMAN REX WALTON LAUCK JOHN CONRAD ALBEES THOMAS FRANK BAUGHMAN 53 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 2vappa Alplja « 5 4 4 CGljaiitpr Sail Alpha— Washington and Lee University Gamma — University of Georgia Epsilon — Emory College Zeta— Randolph-Macon College Eta — Richmond College Theta — University of Kentucky Kappa — Mercer University Lambda— University of Virginia Nu — Alabama Polytechnic Institute XI — South western University Omicron — U Diversity of Texas Pi— University of Tennessee Sigma— Davidson College Upsilon— University of North Carolina Phi — Southern University Chi — Vanderbilt University Psi — Tulane University Omega— Central University of Kentucky Alpha Alpha— University of the South Alpha Beta — University of Alabama Alpha Gamma— Louisiana State Uni- versity Alpha Delta— William Jewell College Alpha Zet a— William and Mary College Alpha Eta— Westminster College Alpha Theta— Transylvania University Alpha lota — Centenary College Alpha Kappa— University of Missouri Alpha Mu— Mill saps College Alpha Nu — George Washington University Alpha XI — University of California Alpha Omicron — University or Arkansas Alpha Pi — Belaud Stanford, Jr., Uni- versity Alpha Uho — West Virginia University Alpha Sigma— Georgia School of Tech- nology Alpha Tan -1 lampdeivSidney College Alpha Upsilon — University of Mississippi Alpha Phi— Trinity College Alpha Omega— North Carolina A. and M. College Beta Alpha— Missouri School of Mines Beta Beta — Bethany College Beta Gamma— College of Charleston Beta Delta— Georgetown College Beta Epsilon— Delaware College Beta Zeta — University of Florida Beta Eta— University of Oklahoma Beta Theta- — W ashington University Bela iota— Drury College 54 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 3if?ta SHta Ehi Cliaryp Moll Beta — Cornell University Gamma Deuteron— University of Michi- gan Delta Deuteron — University of Califor- nia Epsilon— William and Mary College Zeta— Brown University Zeta Deuteron — McGill University Eta — Bowdoin College Eta Deuteron — Leland Stanford Jr., Uni- versity Theta Deuteron — Massachusetts InstL ture of Technology Iota — Harvard University Iota Deuteron — Williams College Kappa— Tufts College Kappa Deuteron — -University of Illinois Mu Deuteron — -Amherst College Nu — University of Virginia Nu Deuteron— Lehigh University Xi — Hobart College Xi Deuteron — University of Washington Omicron Deuteron— Dartmouth College Pi Deuteron— College of the City of New York Rho Deuteron— Columbia University Sigma D eut e r on—Un i versity of Wiscon- sin Tau Deuteron— University of Minnesota Phi — Lafayette College Chi — University of Rochester Chi Deuteron — George Washington Uni- versity Psi— Hamilton College, 55 THETA DELTA CHI 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 SHia (ttffi Founded at Union College, Schenectady, New York June 5, 1848, CM Deuteron Charge established March 26, 1896, Charge House: 1788 Columbia Road. Colors: Black, White and Blue. Flower: Red Carnation. Publication: “The Shield.” FRATRES IN UN I VERSITATE. POST GRADUATE, Alvin McCreary brown earl munro Jeffrey HOWARD WILKINSON HODGKINS NORMAN TICKNOR RAYMOND LEW WALLACE SPRINGER 1915 LOTUS GRAHAM HUGHES GEORGE WASHINGTON PHILLIPS ALFRED WRIGHT THOMPSON RUDOLPH SOHOENFELD CARL MONROE WYNNE PIERRE AUDREY CHAMBERLIN JULIAN WALLACE CUNNINGHAM WALKER MAREEN DUVALL 1916 DETLGW MAINCH MARTHINSON ALFRED GROVE SEILER OHAUNOEY S. WINSTEAD ROBERT ASH 1917 HAROLD GEORGE SOWDERS BENJAMIN PORTER STEELE 1918 GEORGE SPENCER COOPER. Jr. LOUIS NAETZKER EDWARD BROOKE HARRY HENRY JANNEY NICHOLS DONALD NEWELL WATKINS 57 PH f SIGMA KAPPA- 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 pjt Kappa Founded at the Massachusetts Agricultural College, March 15, 1873, Lambda Chapter inducted October 7, 1899, Chapter House: 1717 S Street, Colors: Magenta and Silver. Publication: " The Signet. ' FRATRES IN FACULTATE HARVEY L, BISHOP, M. D. JOSEPH D. RODGERS, M. D, CARL DAVIS, B. A. p M. D, DANIEL K. SHUTE, B. A.. M. D, MARK R, WOODWARD, B. A., E. E- FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE. POST GRADUATE. CHARLES S, STEVENSON ERNEST F. WENDEROTH ROBERT M. EACH ARIAS 1915 HARRY R. KENNER JOHN J, REINHARDT ELMER STEWART ALFRED L. STODDARD WILLIAM E. STUTZMAN 1916 FRANK W. STOEVER G. W. TORGERSON JOSEPH Y. UNDERWOOD HENRY P. WIEGAND 1917 GEORGE H. BACON DONALD M. EARLL PHILIP L. COLLINS GEORGE L. HAINES HARRY S. DEMAREE NORMAN S, MEESE LOUIS D. NEUMANN 1918 CHARLES S, FORBES JOSEPH H. BATT ELVANS D- HAINES GEORGE V. M1NICK JOHN F. BROCK WEILL JAMES A. FINK IRA N. KELBERG ALBERT W, KENNER SHOWELL C. DENNIS J. RALPH FEHR EDWARD F. KOSS MALCOLM A. COLEMAN 59 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 pjt Sdrjma 2Cappa JLJ. II (flljaptpr Soil Alpha — Massachusetts Agricultural Col lege Beta- — Union University Gamma — Cornell University Delta — University of West Virginia Epsilon — Yale University Zeta — College of the City of New York Eta — University of Maryland Theta — Columbia University Iota — Stevens Institute of Technology Kappa — Pennsylvania State College Lambda — George Washington Univer ' sity Mu— University of Pennsylvania N u — Le high Uni vers i ty XI — St. Lawrence University Omicron — Massachusetts Institute of Technology Pi— Franklin and Marshall College Sigma— St. John ' s College Tau- — Dartmouth College Upsilon — Brown University Phi— S worth more College Chi — Williams College Psi — University of Virginia Omega — University of California Alpha Deuteron — University of Illinois Beta Deuteron — University of Minnesota Gamma Deuteron — Iowa State College Delta Deuteron— University of Michigan 60 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 Delta ®au Delta (Slfapter fHnll Alpha — Allegheny College Beta— Ohio University Gamma— Washington and Jefferson Col- lege Delta— University of Michigan Epsilon — Albion College Zeta— Western Reserve University Kappa — Hillsdale College La m b d a — V an d er b i 1 1 Uni vers i ty Mq O hio Wesleyan University Nu — Lafayette College Omicron — University of Iowa Pi — University of Mississippi Rho — Stevens Institute of Technology Upsilon — Rensselaer Polytechnic Insti- tute Phi — Washington anti Lee University Chi — Kenyon College Omega — University of Pennsylvania Beta Alpha— Indiana University Beta Beta— De Pan w University Beta Gamma — University of Wisconsin Beta Epsilon — Emory College Beta Zeta — University of Indianapolis Beta Eta — University of Minnesota Beta Theta — University of the South Beta Iota— University of Virginia Beta Kappa— Unversity of Colorado Beta Lambda — Lehigh University Beta Delta — University of Georgia Beta Mil ' — Tufts College Beta Nu— Massachusetts Institute of Technology Beta Xt— Tulane University Beta Omicron— Cornell University Beta Pi — Northwestern University Beta Rho— Leland Stanford, Jr,, Univer- sity Beta Tail — University of Nebraska Beta Upsilon— University of Illinois Beta Phi’ — Ohio State University Beta Chi— Brown University Beta Psi — Wabash College Beta Omega — University of California Gamma Alpha— University of Chicago Gamma Beta — Armour Institute of Tech- nology Gamma Gamma— Dartmouth College Gamma Delta— West Virginia Univer- sity Gamma Epsilon— Columbia University Gamma Zeta— Wesleyan University Gamma Eta— George Washington Uni- versity Gamma Theta — Baker University Gamma Iota — -University of Texas Gamma Kappa — University of Missouri Gamma Lambda — Purdue University Gamma Mu— University of Washington Gamma NU — University of Maine Gamma Xi— University of Cincinnati Gamma Omicron — Syracuse University Gamma Pi — Iowa State College Gamma Rho — University of Oregon Psi— Wooster University Tau — Pennsylvania State College Gamma Sigma — Pittsburgh University Gamma Tau — University of Kansas 61 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 lirlta ®au ®Hta Founded at Bethany College, February, 1859, Gamma Eta Chapter installed May 9, 1903, Chapter House: 1810 N Street. Colors: Purple, White and Gold- Publication: “The Rainbow ' FRATRES fN UNIVER3ITATE. 1915 RAWLES MOORE JOSEPH E. HEALY RICHARD THOMPSON 1916 HENRY H DRAEGER % J. JACKSON HOMER PHILLIPS 1917 CHARLES LYNCH RUSSELL DUVAL FRANK LOEFFLER FREDERICK CUNNINGHAM W1LMARTH BROWN 1918 JOHN H, STOKES, Jb, FENTON FADELEY MILTON SIMPSON 63 HENRY W, LEETCH HOWARD D, NORRIS BARRY N, HILLARD ROBERT HENDERSON HERBERT SHINN FRED SHOEMAKER GEORGE DEGNAN A, C. WILKINS 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 tijma Alplja lEpatlmt Founded at the University of Alabama, March 8, 1856, Washington City Rho Chapter installed November 30. 1858, Withdrawn in 1869 ; re-established March 2, 1905, Chapter House: 1236 Euclid Street, Colors: Royal Purple and Old Gold. Flower: Violet, Publications: “Phi Alpha ' ; “The Record. " FRATRES IN U N f V ERSITATE. 1915 ALFRED HARDIN FREDERICK ALAN FREEMAN GARNER ROBERT BYERS MECKLEY 1916 ALLEN EUGENE PECK ROBERT WILLIAM SMITH RALPH MORTIMER THOMPSON ARTHUR NYE Van VLECK ALDEN MEYERS WHEELER 1917 JOHN PENNINGTON HALSTEAD HENRY WILLIAM HEINE MAGRUDER WILLSON GFFUTT, Jr. JAMES BERNARD PATTERSON THORNBURGH TYLER HOWARD WIIEDON DiX JAMES DUVALL LrcROY STEWART MARLOW DONALD HARRISON McKNEW THOMAS WILLI AM NOONAN FRED AUSTIN JOSHUA MARSDEN BENNETT RUSSEL LOFTON GILBERT BERTRAM GROESBECK, Jr, TOM ROBERT LIVINGSTON N. BAILEY JOSEPH ADDISON DuBOIS GEORGE THOMAS HALL RUFUS HARDY, Jr. I, 1918 MELVIN CLAY HOBSON OLIVER H. PERRY CAMPBELL HERMAN PLUGGE IVAN DOUGLAS TEFFT 65 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 § tgma Alpha iEpatlntt (£lia;itpr Soil Mich- Alpha — Adrian College Ala. Alpha Mu — Alabama Polytechnic Institute Penn. Omega — Allegheny College Wis. Phi — ’Beloit College Ky. Iota — Bethel College Mass, Beta— Boston University Penn. Zeta — Bucknell University Ohio Rho—Case School of Applied Science Ky. Kappa— Central University Colo. Lambda — Colorado School of Mines N. Y. Mu— Columbia University N, Y. Alpha -Cornell University Tenn. Lambda — Cumberland University N. H. Alpha— Dartmouth College N. C. Theta — Davidson College Penn. Sigma Phi— Dickinson College Ga. Epsilon — Emory College Jnd- Alpha — Franklin College Washington City Rho— George Washing- ton University Ga. Phi — Georgia School of Technology Penn, Delta— Gettysburg College Mass. Gamma— Harvard University la. Gamma— Iowa State College Ky, Epsilon — Kentucky State University Cal, Alpha — Leland Stanford, Jr., Uni- versity La. Epsilon— Louisiana State University Mass. Iota Tau — Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ga. Psi — Mercer University 111. Delta — Millikin University Ohio Sigma — Ml. Union College III Psi Omega— Northwestern University Ohio Theta —Ohio State University Ohio Delta — Ohio Wesleyan University Penn, Alpha Zeta — Pennsylvania State College Ind. Beta — Purdue University N Y. Sigma Phi — St, Stevens College Ala. Iota— Southern University Tenm Zeta— Southwestern Presbyterian University N. Y. Delta— Syracuse University La, Tau Epsilon— Tutane University Tenn, Eta— Union University Tenn, Nu— Vanderbilt University Va, Sigma — Washington and Lee Uni- versity Wash. Beta — Washington State College Mo. Beta — Washington University Mass. Delta — Worcester Polytechnic In- stitute Ala. Mu— University of Alabama Ark. Alpha U psi Ion— University of Arkansas Cal. Beta— University of California III. Theta— University of Chicago Ohio Epsilon- University of Cincinnati Colo. Chi — University of Co lorn do Colo, Zeta— University of Denver Fla Upsilon— University of Florida Ga. Beta — University of Georgia ill. Beta — University of Illinois Ind. Gamma — University of Indiana la. Beta — University of Iowa Kan Alpha- University of Kansas Maine Alpha — University of Maine Mich. Iota Beta — University of Michigan Minn. Alpha — University of Minnesota Miss Gamma — University of Mississippi Mo, Alpha — University of Missouri Neb. Lambda Pi — University of Nebraska N, C. Xi—Umversity of North Carolina Okla. Kappa— University of Oklahoma Penn. Theta — University of Pennsylvania Tenn. Omega — University of the South 3 D. Sigma — University of South Dakota Tenn. Kappa — University of Tennessee Tex. Rho — University of Texas Va. O micron — University of Virginia Wash Alpha— University of Washington Wis Alpha — University of Wisconsin Penn. Chi Gmieron — University of Pitts- burgh Kan Beta — Kansas State College 66 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 fgma p|t iEpailmt u (ILliaptPr Bioll Va. Alpha — Richmond College W, Va. Beta — West Virginia University Colo, Alpha’ — University of Colorado Penn. Delta — University of Pennsylvania Va. Delta — William and Mary College N, C, Beta — North Carolina A. M. Col- lege Ohio Alpha— Ohio Northern University Ind. Alpha — Purdue University N. Y. Alpha — Syracuse University Va. Epsilon — Washington and Lee Uni- versity Va. Zeta— Randolph-Macon College Ga. Alpha— Georgia School of Technology Del. Alpha — Delaware State College Va. Eta — University of Virginia Ark. Alpha — University of Arkansas Penn. Epsilon— Lehigh University Ohio Gamma — Ohio State University Vt. Alpha — Norwich University Ala. Alpha — Alabama Polytechnic In- stitute N. C. Gamma— Trinity College N. H. Alpha — -Dartmouth College D. G. Alpha — George Washington Uni- versity Kans. Alpha— Baker University Cal. Alpha — University of California Neb. Alpha — University of Nebraska Wash. Alpha— Washington State Col- lege Mass. Alpha- — Massachusetts Agricultu- ral College Ohio Delta — University of Wooster N. Y. Beta — Cornell University R. I. Alpha — Brown University Mich. Alpha— University of Michigan la. Alpha — Iowa Wesleyan College Colo. Beta — ‘University of Denver Tenn. Alpha— University of Tennessee Missouri Alpha — University of Missouri Wisconsin Alpha — Lawrence College 67 i ,j « M ' ti « y fi % j ■tot lfi •sr • r % i r Mfl tfrjp- K ! ' K ll f 2 «fc “ JS ' ’ J i 1 t ■ • i k » «■! SIGMA PHI EPSILON, 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 Sigma JHyt Ipailmt Founded November 1, 1901, at Richmond College. District of Columbia Alpha Chapter inducted October 10, 1909 Chapter House: 1700 Fifteenth Street, Colors: Purple and Red, Flowers: American Beauties and Vio- lets. Publication: " The Sigma Phi Epsilon Journal, " FRATRES IN FACULTATE FRANK A DELBERT HORNADAY WILLIAM CABELL Van VLECK FRATRES IN UN I VERSITATE. POST GRADUATE. MARION SNOW TANNER 1915 HARRY SCOTT ELKINS ROSS HOLBROOK JOHNSON ERWIN HARSCH LAURANCE NORTON WILSON ARTHUR WOOLLEY 1916 ROY LINNEY DEAL BELFORD EMMONS HUNSINGER FRANK HARTMOND HAMACK ROSSER LEE HUNTER ALBERT THURSTON ST. CLAIR MANUEL Dk AGUERO EARLE LUVERNE BROWN HAROLD LEAHY BROWN JAMES IRVING BURGESS DANIEL ALLMAN CONNOR ROGER A, RROWN BENJAMIN C. CRUICKS HANKS WILLIAM BOESSER DEUTERMAN CLARENCE SUMNER HUNTER 1917 LEROY BLAKE FOSTER TULLY CHARLES GARNER RAYMOND JAMBS HINTON JAMES STANLEY PAYNE HOWARD KENNARD WARE 1918 LEO ARTHUR MERRYMAN CHARLES MELLIS MYERS HOWARD SCOTT ALBERT AUSTIN SPEAR 69 ALPHA BETA PHL 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 ALplja ®rta p |t ft Organized November, 1904. House: 2022 F Street Colors: Black and Orange. Flower: Richmond Rose. Publication: “The Forerunner.” FRATRES IN FACULTATE ALBERT LEWIS HARRIS PHILIP ROGERS HOOTON FRATRES IN UNI VERSJTATE. POST GRADUATE. JOHN D. McCORMIOK HERBERT PAUL MIDDLETON 1915 ROGER MELVILLE MEHURIN PRENTISS D. SALE, Jk, RALPH WALTON 1916 HARRY K. GILMAN CARLTON SPRINGER PROCTOR OLIVER GRAHAM M A CRUDER PAUL G. RUSSELL HARLEY I. MOZINGO CARL FRANCIS SNYDER LEO CLAUDE TERRY HAROLD FRANKLIN ENLOWS JOSEPH BUSH KINGSBURY MELVILLE 1917 CLAUDE R. BRENEMAN JAMES W. BURCH PAUL HAMILTON CATHCART RALPH JOHN 1918 WILLIAM E. BROCKMAN JAMES LEROY DELANY ROSOOE G DOYLE WILLIAM B. N. BROOKES HENRY BACON MoCOY WILLIAM T. OONBQYE LESLIE WYMAN GETCHELL PAUL BASIL SEILER STERLING GERALD J. KEENAN ODVER H. MILLER LAWRENCE PROCTOR GEORGE F. SMITHSON PAUL HODGE 71 1915 G. W. U PERISCOPE 1915 ffiittra I pledge you in a cup not over brimming: Though heirs to all — God knows our weak hearts best, And tempts us gently from our downy nest To the wide air, yon fresh horizon dimming, And tempting to our thought the abysses gleaming Beyond; Eternity’s severe, pure light Soft prismed by Time — and Love the Infinite Through human founts intelligibly streaming. Teach us that Heaven withholdeth but to fill. Grasping, thou vvouldst lose all ; wait then and see In the old press of Duty steadfast still How comes the unexpected God to thee. How the wild Future that now mocks thy clasp Lies trembling in the Present’s nervous grasp. — Sum mereield McCarteney. 72 PHI MU 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 P?i Mix % V w Founded at Wesleyan College, Macon, Ga if January 4 1852. Beta Alpha Chapter installed March 7, 1915. Chapter Rooms: 2024 G Street. Valors: Rose and White Flower: Enchantress Carnation. PATRONESSES MRS. ERNEST h LENT MRS. H. B, FERGUSON MRS. FRANK JELLEF MRS. U. G. B, PIERCE MISS REBECCA ASHELEY SORORES IN COLLEGIO Lucy Llewellyn Burlingame Lina Huning Ferguson Anna Washington Craton Margarete Lent Elizabeth Orlan Cullen Fay Elizabeth Pierce Letitia Park Southgate MRS. WM. SALANT MISS SARAH E. SIMONS MRS. JAS. A. O ' CONNOR MRS. WM. H. HERON MRS. WM. C. RUEDIGER 75 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 p|i Mix fflfyapirr Soil - . -t- T i- M TT Alpha — Wesleyan College, Macon, Ga, Beta— Hollins College, Hollins, Va. Delta — Newcomb College, New Orleans, La, XI Kappa — Southwestern University, Georgetown, Tex Kappa— University of Tenn., Knoxville, Tenn, Lambda — Randolph-Macon, Lynchburg, Va, Mu — Brenau College, Gainesville, Ga. Xi— University of New Mexico, Albu- querque, N M. Omlcron— Buchtel College, Akron, Ohio PI— University of Maine, Orono, Me. Kho- — Hanover College, Hanover, Ind, Sigma — Knox College, Galesburg, 111. II psi Ion— Ohio State University, Colum- bus, Ohio Phi — University of Texas, Austin, Tex. Chi— University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo Tau— Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash, Psi— Adelphi College, Brooklyn, N. Y. Epsilon — Millsape College, Jackson, Miss. Iowa— Lawrence College, Appleton, Wis. Omega— Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 Srta Pbi (Ehaptrr Soil TT Ontario Alpha — University of Toronto Vt. Alpha — Middlebury College Vt. Beta — University of Vermont Mass. Alpha — Boston University N. Y. Alpha — Syracuse University N. Y. Beta — ‘Barnard College N. Y. Gamma — St. Lawrence University Md. Alpha — Goucher College Columbia Alpha — George Washington University Va. Alpha — Randolph-Macon University Fla. Alpha — John B. Stetson University Penn. Alpha — Swarthmore College Penn. Beta — Rucknell College Penn. Gamma — Dickinson College Ohio Alpha— Ohio University Ohio Beta — Ohio State University Mich. Alpha — Hillsdale College Mich. Beta — University of Michigan Minn. Alpha— University of Minnesota Wis. Alpha — University of Wisconsin 111. Beta — Lombard College 111. Delta — Knox College III Epsilon — Nort hwestern University III Zeta— University of Illinois III Eta — James Milliken University Ind. Alpha — Franklin College Ind. Beta — University of Indiana Ind, Gamma — Butler College Iowa Alpha — Iowa Wesleyan College Iowa Beta — Simpson College Iowa Gamma — Iowa State College Iowa Zeta — Iowa State University Neb. Beta— University of Nebraska Mo, Alpha— University of Missouri Mo. Beta — Washington University Mo, Gamma — Drury College Kan. Alpha — University of Kansas Ark. Alpha — -University of Arkansas La. Alpha— Newcomb College Okla. Alpha — University of Oklahoma Texas Alpha— University of Texas Wyo. Alpha — University of Wyoming Col Alpha— University of Colorado Col Beta— University of Denver Cal Alpha — Leland Stanford, Jr +T Uni- versity Cal. Beta — University of California Wash, Alpha — State University of Wash- ington Wash. Beta — Washington State College 77 PI BETA PHI. 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 p Irta Phi Founded at Monmouth College, Illinois, April 28, 1867. Columbia Alpha Chapter installed April 27, 18S9. Chapter Rooms: 2024 G Street. Colors: Wine Red and Silver Blue. Flower: Wine Red Carnation. Publication: The Arrow. PATRONESSES MRS. EDGAR FRISBY. MRS. A. S. HAZLETON MRS. WILLIAM A. HERRON MRS. HOWARD L. HODGKINS MRS HERMAN SCHOENFELD MRS. G. T. SMALLWOOD MRS. WILLIAM H, SEAMAN MRS. JAMES McBRIDE STERRETT MRS. CHARLES H. STOCKTON MRS. SANFORD TAYLOR MRS. WILLIAM R. VANCE MRS. WILLIAM ALLEN WILBUR SORORES IN COLLEGIO G RA flU ATE STUPE ,N T Margaret May Roper 1915 Alice Eleanor Griffith Flora Hull Marion True Marjorie Barnes Margaret W. Bell Margaret Marian Browne Theodora Katherine Henckles Elizabeth Sabrina Wilbur Marion Ferguson 1916 Mildred May Hughes Dorothy McCleary Rachel Wolstad Alice Jurley Ruth Peairs Mary Badger Wilson 1917 Hester Irene Munger Ruth Breuninger Mary Grabill Ella Gardner Ethel Paine 1916 Margaret Schoenfeld Lettie Stewart Phyllis Stewart Edith Thomas 79 SIGMA KAPPA. 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE Kappa Founded at Colby College, Waterville, Maine, 1874. Zeta Chapter established February 24, 1906. Chapter Rooms: 2024 G Street. Colors: Maroon and Lavender. Flower: Violet. Publication: The Triangle. PATRONESSES MRS- OTTO 0 VEE RHOFF MRS, OSCAR MECHLIN MISS ALICE HENNING MRS. MITCHELL CARROLL MRS. PAUL BARTSCH MRS. CHARLES DEAN MRS FRANK EDGINGTON PATRON HOWARD LINCOLN HODGKINS SORORES IN COLLEGIO 1915 Nell Austin Enlows Nell Rae MacFarlane Sylvia Jane Hazlett Frederika Neumann 1916 Margaret Haines Joanna Best 1917 Meta Neumann Mary Newcombe Mildred Phoebus 1918 Marian Brooks Elisabeth Richardson Dorothy Sornborgcr Yetta Brez Helen Miles 1915 81 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 S iputa Kappa (ttljaptrr Kail ACTIV Alpha — Colby College Gamma } V Consolidated with Alpha Beta j De 1 1 a — B o s t o n U ni v e rsi ty Epsilon — Syracuse University Zeta — George Washington University Eta— Illinois Wesleyan University Omicron— CHAPTERS Theta— University of Illinois Kappa — Brown University Lambda -University of California Mu — University of Washington N n — M i dd I e b ury Coll ege Iota— University of Denver .Xi— University of Kansas son College Watervitle Maine Boston, Mass. New York N. Y. Providence, R. 1. Washington. D. C. ALUMNAE CHAPTERS Bloomington, Til. Denver. Colo. Berkeley, Gal. Syracuse, N. V. Seattle, Wash. Los Angeles, Cal 82 1915 G. W. U, PERISCOPE 1915 ©nmta (ttljaptrr Sail ACTIVE CHAPTERS Psi — University of Arkansas Chi — Transylvania University Sigma— Randolph Macon Women ' s Col- lege Rho — Tulane University Pi-=UniYersity of Tennessee Oniicron — University of Illinois Xi — Northwestern University Nu- — University of Wisconsin Mu — University of California Lambda — University of Kansas Kappa — University of Nebraska Iota — University of Texas Theta — West Virginia University Eta — University of Michigan Zeta— University of Colorado E ps i 1 o n — C o I u m b i a U n i v e rst t y ALUMNA Fayetteville, Ark. Washington, D. C. Atlanta, Ga. Lexington, Ky. Oxford, Miss, Knoxville, Term. Chicago, IlL Kansas City, Mo. New York, N, Y. New Orleans, La. Lynchburg. Va, Delta — Dickinson College Gamma— Florida Women ' s College Beta — Colby College Alpha— University of Washington Psi Alpha — University of Oregon Chi Alpha — Tufts College Phi Alpha — George Washington Uni- versity Upsilon Alpha — Syracuse University Tail Alpha — Ohio University Sigma Alpha — Miami University Rho Alpha — University of Missouri Pi Alpha— University of Cincinnati Omieron Alpha — Coe College Xi Alpha — Leiaiid Stanford University Nu Alpha— University of Kentucky CHAPTERS Denver, Colo. Milwaukee, Wis. Des Moines, Iowa Portland. Greg. Lincoln, Nebr. Seattle, Wash. Los Angeles, CaL Boston, Mass Dallas, Tex, San Antonio, Tex, Eugene, Greg. CHI OMEGA. 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 ffibt ©mega Founded at the University of Arkansas, April 5 T 1895. Phi Alpha Chapter installed March 4, 1903. Chapter Rooms: 2024 G Street. Colors: Cardinal and Straw. F lo w er : W h i te Oa r n alien. Chapter Flower: Richmond Rose. Publications: The Eleusis, The Mystagogue, PATRONESSES MRS. BENTLEY MRS. CHARLES E. MUNROE MRS. PHILIP T DODGE PATRONS WILLIAM ALLEN WILBUR CHARLES NEELY HENNING CONRAD ALBERT, 2nd. SORORES IN COLLEGIO 1915 Florence Mareellina Kerby Louise Worster 1916 Elsie M. Yost Luella Field Gertrude Hastings Margaret Knowles Anna McKnight Julia Ruff Helen Hotchkiss Florence Wingate Theodosia Seibold 1917 Mildred Thomas Florence Little Helen Munroe 1918 Mary Hotchkiss Elizabeth Pauli Marion Neigley Norma Bose Grace Hall MRS. CONRAD ALRBS MRS. WILLIAM BORDEN MRS. EDWARD BALLOCH 85 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 ®br pljtux Hmtnr £ urirty Flora Hull President Frederika Neumann Secretary-Treasurer Joanna Best Anna Craton Helen Short Elizabeth Weber Louise Worster The Sphinx Honor Society was organized in the fall of 1912 for the purpose of promoting college activities and spreading college spirit among the women of the University, Its membership is limited to seven, not more than one of whom may be a Sophomore nor may more than three be Juniors. The Sphinx this year took charge of the luncheon which is given at the beginning of every year as a welcome to the Freshmen co-eds. The society was also chiefly instrumental in fitting up an attractive study room for the women of the University. Besides this collective work, the individual members have prominent parts in the various college activities which have been organized and are managed by the women students. ®hr fait Hcllntir Assiuiatimt The Pan Hellenic Association of George Washington University is a unit of the National Pan Hellenic Congress, to which belong the leading women ' s fraternities of the country. The purpose of the local organization as well as the national is to improve the conditions of fraternity life and interfraternity relationship, to cooperate with the College authorities in all efforts to improve social and scholastic standards, and to regulate rushing when possible. Rushing rules for the following year are decided upon every spring. As an unanimous vote is necessary, a failure to agree simply means independent rushing. National Pan Hellenic deems fines for the breaking of Pan Hellenic rules unethical. They constitute an honor con- tract and the fraternity evading or disregarding them does more harm to its local and national reputation than any fine can inflict. ®ltp foam linnunt’fi lluiiiprat fflluli Anna Craton President Frederika Neumann Vice-President Joanna Best Secretary Elizabeth Weber Treasurer It was found advisable to change the name of the Y. W. C. A. to the Young Women’s University Club in order to gain the cooperation of all the young women in the University. The aim of the organization is twofold: The one religious the other social. The Club takes charge of the Monday chapel service and has a Bible Class every Friday afternoon under the direction of Miss Finney of the Central Y. W. C. A. The highest aim of the organization, however, is to foster the college spirit among the young women, and the efforts in this direction through social activities have proved very successful. 86 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 (Srnriir Maslfiugtnn A Nation for a day stands still. We look Beyond the careful living of our Jives, Above ail factions ' petty rivalry, Behind the shifting smoke that hides the aitu Of toil, and veils the accomplished work Id blurred misshape. In clearest cameo From out the past, a face of deep resolve, A dreamer of true dreams we reverent see, A hero, rich in great accomplishment. Upholder of the highest liberty, A monarch of himself— George Washington. The maker of a Nation —there he stands. Calm, unassuming, nobleman of God. Scorning the lure of selfishness and greed, High he conceived the honor of a state. High he maintained the honor of a man- Here were the truest standards for our life. Fruit of a hundred years, our mighty state Lives the embodied thought of Washington. Yet in the place where hope and faith abode Stand prophets of despair, who sigh. “The land Is given over unto selfishness. For public honor yields to private gain. Injustice is our creed, our heraldry The dollar sign of avarice! " We hear Their loud complaints of failure and disgrace, 1b all our loyalty an empty name? Are heirs of Washington less true than he? Are we a dying branch from living root, Or wild grapes in the vineyard of the Lord? A hundred years have brought new strength to us. New fears, new paths, new joys. But still. Still stands the old dream, high, unchangeable, That deathless dream of liberty and right. A hundred hundred years can never daunt Those ancient hopes: A broad land full of truth And equity; a more abundant life For all who seek; honor for high and low; A country rich in homes; this was the faith, This the far distant goal of Washington; And still his beacon, shining through the night Of selfishness, foretells the approaching morn Of justice, and of honor, and of good. — Selected. 88 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 A § tnry until a ittnral Hearken unto me, my son, for my words have wisdom for thine ears. When thou seest a man rushing through the corridors with his arms full of books, and a glassy stare in his orbs, and his trousers bagging at the knees, and his necktie flaunting from under his ear, set him not down as one whose head buzzeth with wheels, but rather have pity on him and like- wise scoff him not. He is a Government Clerk who worketh all day, and at eventide seeketh knowledge. He is one who taketh three fountain pens and four red-backed note books; and he sitteth himself down before ye mighty instructor and jot- teth down all that he heareth — yea, even unto the twittering of the spar- rows, and likewise the stale jokes of the faculty. Then he rusheth home and gulpeth down a morsel of food and swal- loweth caffeine galore. Then he putteth his feet beneath the table and he crammeth until the sun riseth, yea, even until dawn. He snatcheth a nap, rusheth to work, and again to the halls of learning. Soon cometh the wise men who ask jaw-breakers, and great fear riseth within him, but it is subdued. Then he doth write much that is wise and otherwise — and his knowledge dwindleth, and soon it has left him. Then he sitteth himself down and waiteth. Now cometh to him the returns and his name is not among the chosen ones. Then a great wrath riseth up within him, and he sayeth unto him- self, “Behold, it was for naught, and now I must work for hire.” And verily it is so, for now doth he carry the hod, yea, even to the tenth story, and his wage is small, for long since he lost his Government job for “knowing too much.” But now doth he live as one content; he eateth three meals each day and sleepeth as a child. Seest thou, my son, the moral which loometh up in this tale, yea, even as an old maid loometh up at a church social? It is, that the Government Clerk who dependeth on cramming his note book instead of filling his brain will surely fail, yea, even flunk. Verily it is so. TEffRYjl GLEE CLUfl fl£HEAR 3 (rtG (rear of 202+ G Sweet) Cranks that make, the W - J Round, 1915 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE (Calrufiar 1914-15 1914. Sept, 30, Sept. 31. Oct. 14. Oct. 15. Oct. 16. Oct. 19, Oct. 29. Nov. 2, Nov, IS, Nov. 21. Dec, 1. Dec. 4. Dec. 11. Dec. 12. Dec. 15. Dec. 30. 1915. Jan. 2, Jan. 7. Jan. 11. Jan. 15. Jan. 20, Jan. 21. Feb. 13. Feb. 14. Feb. 22. Mar. 1. Mar. 7. Mar. 12. Mar. 15. Mar, 19, Mar. 27. Mar. 31. Apr. 4. Apr. 5. Apr. 9. Apr. 20. Class of 1915 started Senior career. New electric gongs bring out Fire Department first time they ring. Co-ed luncheon. All records broken for attendance and good eats. Senior Class meeting, Melville R, Walton unanimously chosen President, Ollier officers: Anna Craton, Flora Hull, Joseph Kingsbury, Dr, Swisher returns from Germany. Dr. Swisher declares his neutrality lor the first time, Frosh-Soph. rush scheduled; one valiant Soph, shows up. Twelve degrees awarded at Fall Convocation, Professor Henning starts raffle of dolls for Belgians, Students in French 1 make scramble for chances. Professor Henning attends chapel for the first time within memory of college. Great excitement. Teachers ' College Seniors elect officers: President. Marion True. Others: Elsa Weber, Helen Cam, Wellington Patrick. Announced that Miss Lowe has won one of Professor Henning ' s dolls. Sphinx announces contest for best George Washington song. George Washington University Orchestra gives first concert. Varsity basketball team wins first game from Loyola, 35 to 21!. Freshman Prom. Girls Glee Club concert. Biological laboratory “comes across” for first, time in history. On account of wild enthusiasm created by song contest. Sphinx postpones date of closing it. Pyramid initiates Erwin Harsch. Sphinx initiates Helen Short. Mid-Year exams, posted in “Hafrhrt. " Varsity defeats Catholic University in basket ball, 22 to 20. Seniors decide to publish year book. Most successful Indoor Track Meet ever held by G. W. U, McNemar breathes a sigh of relief and plays golf. “Alums Pater V birthday. Mid- win ter Convocation. Dean Wilbur gives annual scolding to Rhetoric class. Phi Mu installed; the fourth sorority. Announcement of issuing of Professor Wilbur ' s Rhetoric. “Sweet Lavender 1 Announcement that Evcril Worrell lias won song contest. Professor Hen- ning makes award in chapel Record breaking attendance. Girls’ Basket Hall Team wins from Temple College, closing season with only one defeat. Senior Class Meeting announced in chapel. Nobody knows about it yet The Periscope christened (with grape juice). Dean Wilbur inspects Easter fashions at Atlantic City in the snow. New catalogue issued. Many heart palpitations over publishing of credits. 1 nt erf ratemity Prom. Davis Prize Speaking. Ralph Webster Benton wins first prize; Ruth Leah Ayler. second; George Wilson Hodgkins, third. from the Styieehmay Some long-lost memory Wakes in the twilight mist. Over the dreaming rive r. Crimson and amethyst Some sweet presence lingers, A dim wraith from its shroud. Wondrous, mystic, and eerie; Sapphire, sunset, and cloud ! — -Contributed, (Lit? 3Fairtpjj The woods are full of fairies, And the dales of little men, Who dance and laugh and caper In the heart of the mystic fen. When the hush of night sinks earthward. And the stars peep through the blue. They hold their midnight revels In earth ' s lap of shining dew. — Freda D. Egbert. 90 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 00 thr JJnunnrtal ifluur AN passes—io the dust Returns — save deathless Art. The bust Alone survives the mart. The gods themselves must die But sovereign Verse in place More high Shall mark a vanished race. llingt Ana Aprra Aladdin ' s lamp! a rusted key, Brings back the long lost days And through the crooked streets again The old familiar ways. The square is dark the hour is late. I pause and then make bold, And springing up the well-known steps, I enter as of old. Flight after flight the stairs J climb. That garret long ago, Tis years, yet 1 have not forgot Bo well the way I know! With feverish haste the door 1 seek. I fit the rusted key, And swinging open at my touch, The Past comes back to me! The leaning row of well-worn books, Now r thick with mould and must, The pictures all so dear to me, So dear the dirt and dust! A moment on the couch I lean, Jt all comes hack again The little skylight star at night. The loneliness, the rain! A crumbling canvas with her face The old, enchanting pose; And on the table, dropped by her, The ashes of a rose! The gracious day she sat for me. How long ago it seems; And something else 1 half forget, Well, dreams are only dreams! Snarriptum fur a Hour Bew T are staid people don ' t come too near, For you must know that a youth lives here Who follows Art for its own sweet sake, Which most of his elders consider a fake. This is the room. He ' s off on a bust. Don ' t mind this little gray film of dust, But just step lightly and lift your skirt, There in the corner are rolls of dirt. Here are stray papers, and scraps of waste A bit of cake— would you like a taste? Pipes and tobacco and ashes and smoke — Oh but to him Life ' s a jolly old joke! There on the table ' s a half-withered rose, Artistic remembrance, as every one knows! A copy of Browning, and Plato, and Kant, Emerson ' s features, kindly though gaunt. What are these verses? Unfinished, you say. Yes, for his Muse spread her wings and away! Here is a story he thought “corking” good, Hoped they would buy it, but nobody would! Failures! Successes! That ' s what living seems; 1 beg you. don ' t grudge him these poor little dreams— Youth is all golden, w r ith castles of air, Springtime eternal! Staid people, beware! 92 1915 G. W. U. PERISCOPE 1915 l iatorg 33 (With apologies to T-I W. L., from H + C, L.) I. Between the morn and the noon time When the lunch is about to commence. Comes a crowd to the history classroom For the talk on Current Events. II. The wise and the fools, and the ignorant. All deem it quite worth their while, To sit at the feet of the Doctor, With his ready and tolerant smile. JJL He tells how he once lived with Huerta, How he s dined with the great of the earth. How the words of T. R. are oft quoted, How the Bull Moose is now without worth, IV, He loves a good story of Rastus, Of Hennessey too he can tell; And “Hie illae lacrimate” often From Virgil he quotes very well, V. But these are all only digressions — For the real and live work of the hour Tells of war and its horrible message, Of the nations, their weakness and power. Vi, We go back to the Middle Age story. For “there ' s rocks all the way down, " you know; And other blockades and bombardments Are vital to friend and to foe, vn. But in spite of his strong predilection. Our Swisher is “neutral in class " ; So the Yellow or White Books or Papers All indifferent before us must pass. VIII. We hear of the Kaiser and Kultur, Of the Dardanelles siege and the Turk. Of the Eitel interned in our harbor, Of Uncle Sam ' s grand relief w r ork. IX. For he hasn ' t forgotten our country- — The Congress, election, and stock, The question of prohibition. Cloture, filibuster or block, X. So we ' ll keep all the facts in our note- books, Until they too are no more — And memory alone gives a tribute, To the man and his culture and lore. 93 Dicges $ €lu$t JEWELERS SILVERSMITHS Munsey Building 1325 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, D. C. Class Pins Loving Guns Medals Plaques Represented by J. W. Mulligan. We appreciate the friendliness of the students and thank all for their support. Quigley’s Drug Store On the corner across from the University. Telephone Main 673 “QUALITY AND SPEED’’ IGanntan Enyrauing Company POST BUILDING WASHINGTON, D. C. HALF TONES ZINC ETCHINGS The illustrations in this book were made by us. 94 RESERVED BROOKE HARRY, Inc. premier Market and (Srorerg Telephone 215-216-217 719 TWENTIETH ST. N. W. 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