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J QQMET K ,j L MRWESTLY f Wx I ' 52 ! itil QTLHIE 3,7 WJ ? Q l glr a QM Bras'-V .7 Q 'N N f Guns QE 1 librisv Hliccjiataliz Ezmpzzp Dezlica tion TO THE CITY OI" DlilIA'l'URI In remembrance of her generosityg her patriotic citizenshipg her noble men and womeng and all that stands for strength of character, this book is respectfully dedicated, by the Senior Class of the James Millikin University. X 1 K gig-gr If MMM 'jg frmvfm R Qt goff rf JRE 'FENG X swf! ' N f .- -- V 57 X tx Xl l! 4, -fnddl X555 ' fi , ,lf QR NX.-gioif fx f f x -i ' Xi E '71 5 My Q H 'Q , fp , z Wkwyllkwlwlwlwdwllwlwlwllwlkwl ' 49 , , .' ' I XXN51,f'yv'! t tk nf? dm dri ft r . r r , tn Gif at ' . - 'fd N ' X N M t ' fl! Sh p h fl X kt . . . . Ku We 'Q 'U R ' ' - Q X X yi A df , IW! N . . . If :'? df - u X , X f k x fb my st fj f d if , f Q M Fr1ends of the blue and Wh1te We greet you As you turn these pages read between the llnes and look be yond the sketches and you wlll find the sp1r1t of true fa1thfulness rever ence and love for our Alma Mater whlch has 1nsp1red them May thls trlbute of brush and pen be worthy to stand as another mllestone along the path of Mllllkln 7 THE THEIR NAU NBER IDL-div: "WN 1 IHIIB lv le U Qian? ui JL Xlumni licluzlxlctfw' Cunmnwrcc :mrl l:111JllIl'U 1111111 GENERAL Ilmmwgiiu Iicunmny. Sclmul of lil1f.f1ll0L'l'1l1Q, Sclwwl uf 4.. I mc :xml Xpplu-11 ,Mlm Sclmul uf l'l'CSIlll1l'll - l,il'vc1in II1stm'v.11 I"1w1 N 1 ll lntmllllulwwv l'4 bL'Ill ' -Illlli1ul'S l,ibcr:n1 Arts, Sclnm 1.ibr:u'y Sch-1100, Svlwul of 1.im'uln ll11i11lings Millimlck limml Music: Sclnm I'1'l'11lCC Props - Scniurs - SUl111Ul114l1'k'5 Univcrsily Cl lol' 1111 xVH111ll1l'S Hull 79 25 33 112 21 49 12 101 63 87 110 56 any miriam uma ORGANIZATIONS Bzlnrl ------ Chorus ----- Commerce :incl lfinnn-cc Assncintion Debating Club - - - Dramatic Art Cluh Engineering Club Millilcin Quartet - Orchicstrzt - Orlunmlinn - Pliilmuzltliczui - Scicntilic Asswicizitimi Y. M. C. A. - Y. NN. C. A. - Dcczlturinn Staff - Lecture Course FRATERNITIES Alpha Sigma Theta - - - Chi Sigma l'hi 146 Delta '1'l1ct:1 Psi 148 Kappa Dclla Chi 153 Phi Delta l'i - 132 Plli lli - - - - ATHLETICS K Athlctic Assucizltiun - - 145 , 144 lizischnll - - 122 l1':1sikct'lm:1ll 126 13a-mslit -- l:lIOll7Illl Tennis - HQ Truck - - VVc:lrc1's nl' thc Nl ---' 116 ROASTS AND GRINDS Tuylior County Rrcczc - - - 167 "QF QQ 1 A-'S' 55, Hi Wfgl-3072 1 1 lam Ze asm O . O .- . 6 174 172 164 170 176 183 194 200 205 185 202 197 204 211 .Untrnhurinrg 15119111 lt's the awfulest job we've ever struck- This Millidek To get so many pages of any old truck For the M illidek! So many pictures. and so many ads, So 'many 'write-ups, and so many fads, So many dollars, For the At the iirst of the year we were young and g1'een About Millideks, Thought it would be the most fun ever seen To pnint Millideksl So we gaily sailed in, with a dash and a vim, Thought we were getting right into the swim, XfVith never a care for the specter grim That haunts Millideks. But now we are drooping, dejected, forloirn. COh! ye Milidekll Our faces are haggard, our tempers are worn VVith the Nillidek. From the fathomless depths wherein we lie, We lift up our voiees and feebly ery, "VVhy on earth did we ever try This Millidek! -the "must-be-l1ads" M illidelcl "Just look at that calendar! See the date? A COI1! ye Millidek'D Another week and it's all too late For the Millfidek. So hustle around! Sit up till one, Grind out verses and jokes by the ton! , Forget to eat! lt has to be done For the Millidek!" But since we've started, we'll see it through, That Millidek! Th-ough our brains eongeal with the torture screw Of the Klillidek. And when we've Iinished, a marty1"s erown And a plush-lined seat in the heroes' town Await us! So banish the feeblest frown! 'tllless tlie Millideklu 7 Uhr illllillihrk 1 HHH lireuihvnt A. lR. Uaglnr Albert Reynolds Taylor, born at Magnolia, Illinois. Member ofthe following, among other organizations: The National Council of Educationg The National Edu- cational Association, -being ia life director in the same: The lllinois Sclioolmasters' Club, The University Club, Decatur, of 'which he was the originator and lirst presi- dent: The National Council of the Presbyterian Brother- hood of Americag the T'reshyterian Church. llc has been president of many Ol'g'2llllZ2ll1llll1S, among them the following: The National Council of Iiducation, 1896, The Kansas State Teachers' Asssociation, 1885: The University Clnh, Decatur, 1901-1904, The Illinois State Sunday School As- sociation, 19055 The 'Illinois College Federation. 1905-19063 The Normal Section of the National Educational Associa- I tion, 18863 The College Section of the Illinois State Teach- ers' Association, 1906g The Educational Commission of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1906-1907. I-le is now Chairman of the Illinois Synodical Commit- ice and 'thc Springlielcl Prlesbyterial Committee on the Brotherhood, and President of 'the local llrotherhood of the Cumberla-nd Presbyterian Church at Decatur: Member Board of Directors of McCormick Theological Seminary. 'He is the author of the following works: The Church at VVorllc in the Sunday School, 18923 Civil Government in 'K'ansas. 18943 The Study ol' 'the Child. 18983 Appl-e Blossoms tjoint anthorl, 18993 Among Ourselves, 1900, The Government of the State and Nation tjoint authorj, 1901. Uhr :millihrk 1 H11 H K- 11 W9 N AMN 1 Ki 11W QX X IZLX ,N X 15 J 1 X 21 Cllilhrral 111211 2 lVV1t ffl EQWIYVX K1 11111 xA W' X ' fm 1 K . . ff 1 X ' M A1111Rn111 A1111 1111111 ,l . ' A1111 1 1111, 111111, R111 . X 1 1 Yf1 YI: 1-1 XI'll'l-' A1'1'f' X. 1 1'1. 12-1.. 11-1... l1 1 A if 1 , 1 1 1 Q 1 1 N1 fj "gif 4 Cl ll 1 'Q if Xxx wx y WN .h ', Q f Q L Ulyeligllggihrlc h il ui T T: N NP R EF XG s N . 0 f--' gi! While preparing this, the third volume of the Millidek, which We now hand to you, the sole aim of the Editors has been to give a true enlightened account of all phases of student life during the past year at the University. We pray you take the endeavor kindly, it is wholly our best. Bintnrg nf the limit 'dear Conn-01,-.-Cjllgmgt-s of some importance have occurred during' the year in the eonlroll-ing' bodies of the institution. The death of Supl. IC. A. Gastman removed the President of the l.oeal Board of Managers. Dr. S. li. McClelland of Decatur was elected a Manager, and later 'to the Presi- dency of the Itoard. Mr. Smith Vtfalker, who has served the Board as its Secretary since its organization, resigned, and Dr. J. C. Fisher of Decatur was chotsen to the position. ln 'the General Board of Trustees of the University, Dr. NVm. bl. Darby of Evansville, Ind., resigned from the Pres- idency and Dr. W. l'l. Pennhailegon of Decatur was elected to fill the vacancy. Administration.-In the local adminiistration a Dean of women has been appointed. This is a much needed oflieer who has charge of the management rand discipline in the new Hall for Women, and general supervision of the women students of the Decatur College and Industrial fa-W' School. M rs. Lucy M. Valentine was chosen to this oflicc. Regulations.-No revolutionary action has been taken by the Council this year. Perhaps the most important piece ott' legislation relates to athletics. The number of inteir-collegiate contests has been limited: Football to eight games, baseball to ten ganies, and basketball to ten games. The Council is proposing to regulate more care- fully the athletics of the institution by insisting on the scholarship of candidates for the teams. Q lt has also been voted not to allow students to become members of social organizations in the city which have not been approved by the Council. Equipment.-The usual adclitions have been matclc to the Equipment. Chief among the gifts to the Museum is a donation, by Dr. Wilt. Barnes of Decatur, of a collection of llllinois buttteirflies,-duplicates from his large collection. '3 Aa- 41 ,W Sat gQ w-'CQXKQQ B M . ap I- I , . ,sir l QAM was maxim wma Uhr illllillihek 1 H UH Ennnr Sftuhmta The regulations of the institution provide that students in the three lower classes attaining an average of 90 per cent. or more shall be posted as worthy of special men- tion and that those of an average standing of 85 and under 90 as worthy of mention. The following members of the junior class of 1907 averaged 90 or more and are therefore designated as worthy of special mention: Blackburn, Bonnie Kirk, I. Ray Cole, Starr Shumway, 'l'lll'1lI11 Eaton, Bertha The following averaged from 85 'to 90 and are therefore designated as worthy of mention: Fell, Frances Hoggatt, C. H. Ross, Verne Smith, Gladys Anderson, Erma Bicknell, Ruth Bishop, Helen Btnngarner, lrma The following members of the sophomore class for 1907 averaged 90 or more and are therefore designlated as worthy of special mention: Baker, Clara lludsson, Crary Brragg, Lueile Taylor, Clara Dempsey, Alice Turner, Ray The following averaged from 85 to 90 and are there- fore designated as worthy of mention: Baker, Clarence Banlill, VV111. Bellamy, Ora , Burgess, Edna Carter, Maude Culp, Frank R. .Davenpo'r't, ll. K. Field, Della Gilman, George Hostettler, Mary Leiby, Cora Miller, lf. Clifford Neisler, l.a'Rue Niedermeyer, Esther Staley, Irene Stapp, Eidgar The following members of the freshman class for 1907 averaged 901 or more and are worthy of special mention: Cobb, Cyril Drake, Elmo lflegel, Clarence Hartwig, Charles llaneoek, Henrietta jones, Ralph The following members of the therefore designated as Keteh, llelen McNeil, Clara Ross, Flora Rugh, Myrtle Thrift, Albertiee Van Buskirk, .lidna freshman class averaged from 85 to 90 and are designated as worthy of mention: Armstrong. Bessie Bone, Wesley lloyd, llounita Coekrnm, Cora Drake, Waldo Isaacs, Wal'ter lX'leClelland, Bertha McReyno4lds, Cecil Moore, l.illia.n Nitehals, Edgar Ross, Edward VVascm, James Eieuefartnra W. H. Wallace, Mt, Zion, lllinois, who died at his farm home, November, 23, 1907, made provision in his will for the payment of the sum of ten thousand dollars out of his estate on iinal settlement, to the Decatur College and In- dustrial School. Mr. Wztllznce was born at Mt. Zion in 1848 and lived there all his life. lle was never married. He was a successful farmer and a much-respected neigh- bor. He 'was greatly interested in public al'f'airs and held positive views on many social questions. Long ago he planned to do something to help the young men to secure an education and this generous provision is an expression of his kindly interest in them. He also provided that the residue of his estate, estimated at about ten thousand dol- lars, should be equally divided between the Anna B. Mil- likin Home and St. Mary's I-lospital. Mr. A. R. Scott of Bethany, llllinois, has from the Iirst been a 'warm friend of the University. He originlaly sub- scribed live thousand dollairs to the general fund from the Cumtberland Presbyterian Church and has been a mem- ber of the College Commission for several years, part ot' the time as its presi'den't. He was born at Mt. Zion, June 27, 18455 was educated at the Mt. Zion Academy, was married to Mary ,lane Smith, September 3, 1868, was en- gaged in general merchandising at Bethany 1868 to 1878, in milling and grain in 1878, adding banking 1887 and be- coming president of the Scott State Bank in 1904. He is a member .of 'l1ll'C, Cumberlaml Prefsbyterian Church and has always given liberally to its various enterprises, as well as to every other worthy cause. Wesley B. Harvey of VVashington, Illinois, was born in Newark, Ohio, December 15, 1824, and went to his re- ward liebrnary 20, 1908. l-lis iarents settled on a farm in l Tazewell county in 1828. .ln 1858 he became a resident of Washington, where he resided duringzthe rest of his liI'e. lle was a successful business man and was often honored by his fellow citizens in a variety of ways. lle was justice of the peace for twenty years, mayor of Wash- nigton two terms, county supervisor ten years, and a mem- ber of the state legislature one term. ln his early years he was a member of the Cumberland .Presbyterian Church, though Iinding no organization of that body in VVashin'gton on settling there, he soon iden- titied himself with the M. li. Church, of iwhich he has been a devoted member. lle was 'chairman of the Board of Trustees for forty-seven years. Mr. Harvey was a liberal giver all his life. Wlien a member of the lloard of Trustees of the illinois Wesleyztii University, he gave 320,000 to its support. ln kindly re- membrance of his early 'associations in the Cumberland l7res'byterian Church, as he 'wrote 'President Taylor, he made the 'Decatur College and lndustrial School heir to eight shares of his large estate. A conservative estimate assures the institution from ten to twelve thousand dol- lars. lllr. Harvey was twice married, 'the last time in 1892 to Mrs. Nancy Forbes Shephard. who survives him. His home life was ideal, his death a triumphant example of a faith that knows no wavering. Uh: Millihrk 1 HU H 1 1 l. 'l'. lllllll'I'lH S. IC. AIl'l'll'Il6lllll fl'l'l'H.D A. ll. Alun! llllll 1 1 Hvull W. II. I'1'11I1:1lIvz.L'1111 A. SIll1'lll'l' U I1 1.111111 I lx Wllnxnl 'I'. l'l!NV1'l'H 5.10. Waulke-1' l'I, I'.l1'vi 'Q ' ..- - - - W.. 9 7, W--N 'V s 0 's uKll 5 O V -il rr. in--. Y'1H.F OFFICERS l'l'i-simlclll - S. li. RlcClulI:1ml Seem-l:nl'y S. li. XV:ilki-1' 'l'l'c:l:-1nl'cr V U, ll. f,lUl'lll 'jj '11 Roby,-15 Adulpli Nluvllcr T. .X. Pmvi-ra J, K .Mcllzwid l,nlIn-r Nl:u'li11 A.R.Scu1l L. 1' Irving' A. R. Muntgmnury VV. ll. lJClllIJlllC:.fHIl COMMITTEES Finance: 'l'. 'l', Rum-rls. l.l11l'Ul' Ml"'li"' Mlffllrlu Muul- Curriculum and Instruction: li. P. Irving. 'l'. ',l'. Ruli- lir, ,X. R. Scnti, 1.-rls. J. li. Nlvllalviml :mil l.Illllt'l' Nlznrlin. Grounds: 'l'. .X. l,UXX'L'l'S, Mrs. Nlillikin, S. li. x'V1llliL'l'. Railroads: .Xmlulplx Min-llcr, li. l'. lrvingx. bl. li. Mu' Buildings and Plans: S. IC. l'V:llkcr, Mrs. Millikin. '.I'. Dxivifl X, I'mvc1's:iml .Xrlnlpli Klucllcr. ' 7 Uhr illillihrk ISU H X Bvnnlutinn nf the ililnarh Enoch A. Gastman, schoolmaster, citizen and friend, President of the State Board of Education, Superintendent of the Decatur City Schools and President of the Board of Managers of the Decatur College and Industrial School of The James Millikin University, died in Boston, Massa- chusetts, on the morning of August 3, 1907. ln the loss of our beloved leader, whose fellowship and counsel we have so long enjoyed in private and ollicial life, we, his associates on the Board of Managers, desire to expresslour warm appreciation of his eminent services to -the general cause of education in this country, to the schools of Decatur and Macon County, to which he has devoted almost half a century o'f a busy and self-sacrificing life, but more particularly to The James Millikin Univer- sity, in whose development he took kindly interest from the beginning. His long experience in educational affairs and his thorough -acquaintance with modern educational problems, together with his quick discernment and his systematic business methods, made him at once an invaluable mem- ber of the 'Board of Managers on his appointment in June, 1904. As the executive otlicer of the Board since july, 1905, he has discharged the responsibilities of his office with 'the highest satisfaction to us, to the faculty and to the friends of the institution in general. Few men in pub- lic life have so long, so fully and so deservedly enjoyed the confidence and affection of all classes of people. 1-le was a man of such genial nature, such lofty charac- ter, such disinteresteid motives, such courageous convic- tions, such devotion to dulty, such genuine worth, such tender sympathy, such delicaicy of sentiment, that appar- ently without effort he was ever exercising a wholesome and widespread influence for larger and better things. l-n kindly and affectionate remembraince, we instruct our Secretary to spread -this expression of our regard for our deceased brother upon our minutes and to transmit a copy of the same to the bereaveid family, to whom we ten- der our heartfelt sympathy in the far keener loss that has come to them, It is our hope that they may find com- fort in the assurance that h-e but enters upon a higher state of activity for which he so assiduously prepared himself whi-le here. Luther F. Martin, Il. P. lrving, A. R. Montgomery. A. R. Taylor, Committeee for Board of Managers. Decatur, lll., August 5, 1907. l u Uhr Millihrk 15 U H , i 4 Millihek Enarh Uhr millihrk Ehfillrial 5185 lgng Editor-in-Chief - - - E. Starr Cole Assistant Editor - Ruth Bicknell Literary Editors - - Bonnie Blackburn llertha Eaton Department Editor - - Lottie Lamb Katherine Trautman Organization Editors - - Ray Kirk liertha Eaton Art liditor - Lnlalou llefiroat Class Editor - liranees lfell Athletic Editor - - Verne Ross R0aStS and firindS - Arthur Van Cleve Cartoons - - - - Ellen Stone Niwiuraa Stud' ,Ilnsincss Manager - - Tfliram Shumway Assistant Manager - Ansel Magill Secretary - - Cyrus Hnggatt JXSsiSi21l11 ' Masnji Matsumoto 21 I SIPNP5 Eihlillf BPEEIHII' The "St, l'.ouis bridge" over the Sangamon is located about one mile south of the University, on the main line of the Wabash Railroad. 'It is a handsome steel struc- ture, and on this account is of general interest' to the stu- dtents. lt has become a favorite place for stutclents hav- ing a few spare minutes to wal'k to, in order to see the river and observe i'ts beau-ties. ln the spring-time many favorites take strolls to this bridge and back for exercise. Steven's Creek is another fa-mous resort, but is not reached quite so easily as the Sa-ngamon River. lt tlows about two miles 'west of the University and is easily reached by Inter-urban. lt is a beautiful stream, the toliage in the summer-time being of the most gorgeous kind. Students delight in taking -advantage of the oppor- tunities afforded by its nearness to the city. The large stone shown in the picture is located a few miles west of the city, and marks a spot which the people of Ill-inois will ever ho-ld dear to their hearts. Abraham Lincfoln in the early days of his life walked down the very street upon which the University is located. This little remembrance is not the only 'thing which keeps our minds centered upon this great character, but- we may view every day in Fairview Park, two blocks from the University, the court house in which Lincoln is said to have tried and argued cases. VVl1at is considered an engineering feat of local inter est is also shown,-the new double-tracked concrete bridge across the Sangamon River on the main line of the Wa- bash to Chicago. It is a gigantic structure and rr.-pre- sents the very latest type of engineering, skill. Uhr illllillihek 1 9 U H Uhr Millihek 1 5 ll H uf- I Zfiiheral Arm Albert R. Taylor, President. Philosophy, Ethics and Pedagogy.-Lincoln Univcrsiiy, Ph. H. 1872, Ph. D. 18825 Cl1ll11JC1'11lI1f1 University 1,'l'.. D. 1906. APl'01.CSSHl' Nzlturzll Science, l.in- coln University, 1872-1882. -1,I'l'S1f10llt Slnlc Normal Sclmol of Kzmszis, 1882--1901. llu. mam nl' lmhuy is Ill'I'JlyCf1 :against the man of ycs1'crr1:1y." I Srltnnl nf iliihvral Arm IME works strange changes. An illustration of this time-honored truth may be found in the -changed attitude of the general public 'towardd the literary courses which consti- tute the backbone and vitals, as it were, ol' the liberal arts course. A good many years ago a distin- guished man thus characterized this Pflfl of thc IWW eourse: "'.I.'hese studies mould our yonlll. flvlisltt Ultl 1120'- set oil' prosperity, afford a refuge antd solace in adversity. pleasure at home, help us through the 'wakeful nights, at- tend tie on our journeys to foreign slrores. and fail us not in country retreats." ln this characterization there was no intention on the part of the writer to classify such studies -as "aecomplishments" rather 'than "practical," for in his tirnc mon .Of affairs were educated only in literattu'e, and the eminently practical value never doubted nor called into que wholly materialistic and above all herent. and but little acquired taste aesthetics, it was thought desirable away in a measure from the sordid of such studies was stion. But in an age practical. with no in- for music and art and to direct men's minds views of these studies to -their liner and more spiritual aspect. Curliously enough this chance utterance,-so great has been the in- lluence of this man upon modern thought,-has obscured the old notion th-att literary studies were primarily practi- cal aud incidentally aecomplislnnents. and promoted the belief that they are cultural rather than practical. The man of today is 'arrayed against the man 'ot' yesterday. Who is right is fortunately not a matter ot' opinion but a matter ol' fact, A survey ot' the broad tield ot' national life both at home and abrotad shows the graduates ot' the' lib- eral arts courses tak-e the lead and outclass all compet- itors, and demonstrates the fact that the literary courses above all others are entitled to the appellation ol' "practi- cal." Nor is this surprising when one considers the op- lmlilllllllcs Oben to the student of literature. He is pre- pared for any or all of tive great professions.-teaehing, politics, journalism, the ministry and literature. 'l'he prospective lawyer can protitably take only this eourse. 'Recently technical concerns. such as telephone and elec- trical companies, have sought the liberal arts graduates for the conduct of general business wherein lies the best opportunity for advancement. And so this course is more and more demonstrating its right to be called the "prac- tical course." Uhr illllillihrk 1 HUB Uhr ilmillihrk IHUB Thomas W. Galloway, Secretary of the Fac- ulty. Biology.---QIunmlmcrlzuul Univvrsity, QX. B. 1887, A. M, 1889, 1211. IJ. 18923 II:u'v:11'rl Univcr- sity, A, M, 1890. Natural llislury Scicnccs, 111l1l'11 c.1ll11K'f.fL', Mn., 1887-1889. 1'l'n1'L'ss-rl' 11i'11- ogy, Missouri Vullvy Collcgc, 1889-1902. DL-rm liInif1.1 18981902. James B. Shaw, M3thCm3t1CS.-Y-Y1,ll1'41l1L' Uni- vvrsily, 11. S. 1889, M. 8. 18911, IJ. Sv. 1893. l'l'1r1L-sswnf KI:nl1lcm:1Iics :xml l'11yaics. Illimmis Culln-gc, 18911-18983 l'mt1-asm' A11l11lK'1l1Il11L'S, 8110111111111 Xlililnry JXr:ulc111y, 1898 18993 1'n'nl'a-s mr x1Il11ll'll11l11t'iIIIII1 .X8trmnnny, KL-nylnl C111- lcgv, 1899 19113. James D. Rogers, Ancient Languagesf Ulicn fXu:u1cmy, 18853 Ilumiltun C'fu1lcg'v. A. 11. 1889, Columbia Univcrwily, .X. Nl. 1892. l'11. IJ. 1894: Univ-,-rsily of Ilcrlin zlml Aim-1'iL':ln Sclnml :lt 1'X111CllS, 1894-18963 lfclluw in Columlmirl Univvr- sity, 1892418943 l"u11ww by l'U111'1k'8y. jnlms 111,11- kins Univcrsity, 1890. 1'1'im'ip:11 1:lJl111Y111L', N. Y., Aczulcllly, 1889-18923 1,l'C1.11l'l'1' in Greek, Cfollunlxin University, 1896-1903. 16 Albert T. Mills, History and Political Science. -Slate Normal School of KIUISIIS, 1893, also 18961 University nl11licllig11lI,Ph. ll. 18993 Uni- versity of Chicago, Grmluxtle Sturlentq. 13992 University ol' Michigan. Grztmlnztte Stnmlent, 1907-19083 Assistant Model Department, lxzln- Sas State Normzvl School, 1895-18965 lnstruetor and 1'rofessor uf History nncl Civil Govern- ment, North Dakota State Agricultural Col- Robert J. Kellogg, Modern Languages.- Cornell University. JN. 11. 1891, Ph. D. 1896 Fellow in Compztrzttive 1.'hilology, 1892-1893 'l1L'1l.C1l0l' Lztngtnlges. Czlscuclillzt School. 1891- l893g lthnen lligh School, 1895-1896: Instruc- tor in Greek. Colgate Aczrrlemy, 1896-1897 Professor of Greek, Richmond CVirgiui:1D Col- lege, 1897-19013 lustructor in llloclern Lun- guzmges. jones Summer School, 1895-1896 and lege, 1899-1903. 1898- 1 903. john C. Hessler, Chemistry.-.-X. 11. Univer- sity of Chicago, 18965 l'h. 11. University of Chicago, 1899. Instructor of Science, Luke lligh School, Chicago, 1890-1892, Instructor of Chemistry, Hyde Park High School, Chi- cngo, 1892-18993 Instructor of Chemistry, Uni- versity of Chicago, 1899-1907: Professor of Chemistry, James Millikin University, 1907-08. 27 Uhr Millthrk IHU H Uhr mtllihrk 1 51118 Binney Gunnison.-.X. IR, Ilzwvnrcl. 18863 Benjamin B james Prmclpal of the Acad Ncwlun 'l'11culnp.5ic:1l Insliluiimn, 1887-18893 emy. Physics N xlhxu 11 1 5 xliplumn in Lllcnlngy, Cruzer '1'1l1.'ll1l'lf.f1C!l1 Sum- Nl., 1384 N Ixus: L slly inznry. 1890: Srluml ul' lixprcssiml. Spa-:1kcr's Clliczngwm 5 y 1 189 18 un 1Iip1mn:n 1394, I1-k'1lC11L'1"S cliplumn 1898. Phil-14 18994901 1 1 wphicnl aliplmnzn 1907: Asst. -1-,IlS1lH', l"cnplL"s Physics, 1 N L 1 c Xl. IC. C1llll'C1I, lhyslrm, 1891-18933 lnslrllvtor in Physics, I 1 L cg., 1 1 tm IN u 1':14It'l11147I1 :mil Tinglislx Clnnpusiliml, llrrmklyn Sclmnl, St ll: N I'u1ylcc1mic Inslilulc, 1893: 1l151l'lll'1tll'. VVor- vvslvl' .N czulcmy, 189518963 Jenn-s 1l'IS11'lIC10l' H1 1"1llCll11Hll. A11l1UX'L'1' 'l'11m-H11u,Lg'im':l1 Scmilunry, 1000-1007: L Grace Patten Conant, English Language and Literature.-llnlcs Cfmllc-gc, A. Il, 18931 Cnrm-Il ,X. 1S97gf1"c11mvi11 1flIp..f11S1l,CUl'l1t'113111111111 X'k'1'Sl1y of Inst ruclm 1896, :lml .Xssncizllc l'rui'm-ssm' 1905-1906. C1llCi!t!..fll. 1893 :xml 1899 rcspcctivcly in Iinglisll. Vl'I'l11iIll1L Acuclcmy, 1893 XVUIUIIIIQS College. 11Il1l1II10I'C, 1900 l'rufcsso1' lilrglnisll, iclcm 1900-1904 of 19l11,.Y11S1l, NVQ-stern Cullcgc, Ohifm Isabella T. Machan, Assistant Professor An- cient Languages.-Wellesley College, A- B- 18873 Columbia University, 1902g VVcllcslcy College, A, M. 19055 Tezuchcr Ancient 1.:m- uzg.Q' 1:1-:m1-lin Sclniol, 1888-18893 l'i'cocp-- li'egsul'lcIn-uiix Aczulciny, 1889-1898, Ancicnt l'.I1I1gllIlj.fC8 and l'listm'y. James H. Dickey, Assistant Professor Math- ematics.-University of Illinois, Tl. S. 1898. Instructor in lll-Ii1l1Cl'I1Il1lC!-3. Mimi lligli School 1900-1904: Stntc Normal School of Smith llill kwin. 1904-1905. . M. Elizabeth Colegrove, Assistant Professor m Modern Languages.-New Wimlsm' Col' lcgc. .X. ll. 1889gIlli-ymlricli Gcsungsclinlc, Gur- ' I ll man :xml Volvo. ll c :ln rlci' Suzllv, Gcrnmny. 19110-1901. l'1"ufc:-asm' lircncli-. Gvrnizm :xml ,-, r v' -- ll-lllll. Xcw XX'lllilSIJl' Lnlli-gm-, 1889418003 ll,-,,, lussur l'1'L'llCll. GCl'lll1llI :incl Vuicc lJ'u'linf"l1n1 Si-min:u'y. 1889-1900: Ilircclur Co1lscl'.x':ll.+iTyul' mil lxlllflll I Music : ll18llllllt'. "n l.illIjQ'l1ZljIC8, ll 1901-1902, urlslm lxivcr Ellyn' Hllilliiu-k 15118 Uhr illliillthrk 1 El IJ H Lucy W. Penhallegon, Instructor in English. -Western College, A. ll. 1903gTl1c James Mil- likin University, li. S. with Peclzmgivgy, 1905. Davida McCaslin, Assistant Teacher in Eng- lish.-A. B. Coe College, l904g Teacher Public Selmnls, 1905-19065 I-lzu'v:n'cl Summer Sesool, 19061 Fellow in English, jzunes Millikin Uni- versity, 19073 B. S. with Ifeaizlgugy, james Mil- likin University, 19075 james Millikin Univer- sity, 1907-1908. Uhr illlltllihek 151118 Li illihrarg Svrimre Eugenia Allin, Librarian and Instructor in brary Science.-Bloomingum Clll.j ,High School, 18975 Library School of thc University of ll ' " P 1 llll0lh, l. I.. S. 1103. . "CUlllL', :md lnlcc clloicc ul ull my l1lmr:l:'y, Mui so lwgnilc llly swrrf 32 nv." Svrhnnl nf illihrarg Btrirnrr llli library of an institution is the hub or pivo- tal point around which revolve the depart- ments, or spokes ofthe wheel, as they may be called. llere is accumulated the stored wealth of many educated minds for the purpose of CllllglltCI'lll1g the minds of those striving to attain, at least, an equal degree of knowledge. lt is also for the purpose of more perfectly developing the individual by personal con- tact with others who frequent the library aml by contact with the t'houg'hts of broader intellects. 'lflere thelsecker after knowledge is brought face to face with the latest information concerning so-me piece otf machinery, some scientific discovery or invention, or the finding of some latent genius in the literary world. llc may come to the library bent upon the pursuit of some persfo-nal hobby or merely to browse among silent friends. I The library of this institution is no exception to that of other similar institutions. lt is here where friend meets frientd and the transgressor meets the transgres-sed on common ground. The library was opened at the same time as the college in September, 1903, 'with a collection of books and periodicals specially selected for each de- partment from the latest stand-ard authorities o-n each sub- ject to be included in the college curriculum. To these have been added from year to year valuable works on more recent developments of these subjects, the whole now form- ing a splendid w-0-rking library for the college in general. The growth has been steady. from about 2500 volumes the first year to some 5000-6000 volumes at the present time. This includes -some government reports in special lines. The students have shown their appreciation of t'he value of the library by the way in which they spend their odd minutes and 'hiours 'within its walls. Their attitude toward the contents of the library has ever been one of respect and ccmsideration. The present year has 'been the most successful of any thus far. Organization seems to be t'he key-word of the year and the closer and more perfect organization of the co-llege has had a noticeable influence upon the library. This effect is most gratifying to us all and has been taken in the light of a prophecy for the future. one mamma 1 una Ullyr Hllillihrk 151113 Enginnring Cornell University, M. IE., 1887. Practical ex- perience with Brown 81 Share Mfg. Co., 1'rovi- clenee, R. I., and Wm. Sellers Cn., Philadel- phia, 1887-1888. Instructor Cornell University Shops, 1888-1889. lnstructor Mechanical lin- gineering, University of Minnesota, 1889-1892. Assistant Professor of Mecllanical Engineer- ing, University of Minnesota, 1892-1901. Pro- fessor of Applied Mechanics and Machine De- sign, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1901-1905. Mein. A. S. Rl. li. Mem. S. P. E. li. Stretches, for leagues and leagues, the VVirc, A hidden path for a child of I"ire-- Over its silent spaces sent, Swilter than Ariel ever went, From Continent to Continent." 34 Harry E. Smith, Mechanical Engineering.- Sfrhnnl nf iinginnring server of educational progres sees today, is that of specialization. The time is fast ap- proaching when it will be recognized that merely a general education, whether on classical or sci-entific lines, is not alone a suitable prepara- tion for life. Not that culture is less desirable than for- merly, rather it is more desirable, but above this general substructure must be placed a technical education which will give that special application to some calling which the HE most significant tendency, which an ob- age demands. With these ideas in view, this department aims to give instruction in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering to those who wish to enter this great field through one of these channels. The.technical college, in which the future engineer is to be trained, has several important characteristics to main- tain, First: to educate scientifically and technically those who shall lead the march of the coming civilization in in- dustrial lines. Second: to give the student a true sense of the valtue of applying scientific principles to industria'l processes. Third: to add to this training such instruction as will enalble the student to put his cultivated powers to some useful service, a special skill and dexterity that will enable him to express himself through his work. It is this intensity of application, this concentration of purpose and directncss of aim that accomplishes the work of the world. It is with these general ideas that the courses in this department have been planned. The firstitwo years of all the courses are very similar and are intended to give the student a thorou'gh training in those subjects which are essential as a foundation upon which he can build his spe- cial professional education. During the last t-wo years, the Civil Engineer studies the principles and applications to sanitation, water supply, railroad location and designs of buildings, bridges and tun- nels, the Mechanical Engineer investigates the principles of thermodynarmics and kinematics and their application to the design of heat engines, transmission of power and machine design, the Electrical Engineer applies himself to the principles and problem-s connected 'with the produc- tion and transmission of electri-cal power, electric lighting and the design and operation of machines an'd systems in which the electric current enters in some of its many and varied applications. The general principles involved in all of these branches of engineering, as mechanics of rigid and moving bio-dies, hydraulicsg and, in addition, specifications, contracts, and philosophy are taken in commong and in all courses a lim- ited amount o-f time is allowed in which the student may elect subjects given in other deparvtments of the Univer- sity. The results of this plan have been gratifying, for thc graduates of this department have all found positions in the engineering field and are filling their places with credit to themselves and honor to their alma mater. Uhr alllillihrk IHUH Eugene Cyrus Woodruff, Electrical Engin- eering.-Uuivcrsity of ilVl1Cl1'lg'!ll1, B. S. 1894, M. S. 1896g l"h. ll. 1900. Ann Arbor University School ol' Music, Pipe Organ. 1896. Tcnchcr of Scicnccs-2 in lligh Schools, Michigan, Chi- cago, ctc.g Instructor in Chemistry, Montana Smit- Collcgc 1900-1901. Assoc. Nlcm,A.l.l2.E. Charles W. Lawrence, Civil Engineering.- l'cnn. Stzttc Normal, 18913 Penn. Statc Col- lugc, li. S., 18975 C. li. 19045 'l1CIlClll'l' public schools 1891-18943 Instructor Civil linginccr- ing, Pc-nn. Stzttc College 1897-18993 'lJr:t'1'tsm:tu. lk-un, Stem-1 Cot., 1899-013 Structural Stool lin- ginccr :incl l,l'Ill'l'S111ill1. 1901-19045 Instructor Civil l'Inginccriug, 1'oun. Stzttc Collcgc, 1904- 19065 Ass. lll-C111. A. Soc. C. lf. , Lorell M. Cole, Manual Training.-Colby llig'h School, 18893 Stout Nlzunml Trztiniug School for 'l'c:tchcrs, full corursc, 19063 'l't-uchcr in VVis'consiu Grzulcil :incl lligh Schools, 1889- 19015 Assistant Stout Nlztnuztl '.l.'r:tining School, 1901-19023 Director ol Mzmuul Training, Dunn County School of Agriculture. 1902-1906. joseph J. Bransby, Instructor in Engineer- ing and Manual Training, Shop Work.-Aclv worth Collcgc, liuglnuml, 1876-1881. Norwich Art lnstitutc. 1882-1884. 1VlIl11Cl1'CS'lC1' Techni- cul School, lingluutl. Altriuichcn T. School, 1885-1887. Lewis lnstitutc, Chicago, 1904. Many years' practical cxpcricncc in shop work. f w may alltllthzk uma Srhnnl nf Enmvutir iirnnnmg OMESTTC Economy has existed since 'the first human mother sought a shelter for her babe in the trees of the forest or gathered fruit to appease its hunger or wrapped some skin of an animal about it to protect it from the cold. From the time of primitive peoples to modern 'civiliza- tion household activities have ever been important factors in racial development. But Domestic Economy as a science to be studied and investigated is compairatively new, even yet having to justify itself as a subject lit for the curricu- lum of schoo-ls and colleges. ln future times, it will doubt- less be a matter of wonderment tha-t subjects so important to mgmkind as the proper birth, growth, and development of human beings did not receive attention sooner. The uiuieriying thoughlt in all courses in Domestic Economy, Home Economics, Domestic Science and Art, or whatever name may be employed to express the same idea, is the betterment of home conditions. Tn the training for citizenship, in the upbuilding of character, the home is a fundamental factor. lt is the organic unit of society. lt is the place where the individual acquires the physical de- velopment and moral character that will make him an effi- cient worker instead of a drioine. To raise the standard of living and life in the home is to elevate the whole social system. Domestic Economy consists of various household EIC- tivities based on sciences, arts, and economies. It needs in sciences chemistry, physics, biology, physiology, 'and bacteriologyg in economics courses emphasizing consump- the study of the home as the organized social unit and the development of the familyg personal hygiene, for since vigorous health and its accompanying high spirits are larger elements in happiness than anything else, the teach- ing of how to maintain it is of utmost impor-tance, which should include foods and, also, the sanitary environments of shelter and proper clothingg public hygiene, for if our men and women were alive to the evils, bo-th physical and economic, resulting from bad sanitary surroundings, such as, unhygienic or unsafe buildings, inadequate water sup- ply, defective sewerage, and filthy streets, these things would soon cease to exist. 'Ph modern home-maker must understand not only the buying and preparatifo-n of food for her table, but also the food combinations which will produce the most efficient workers, 'not only the principles of sanitation in the ordering of 'her household, but business methods as well, both in the management of her income and dealing with her employees. All of these various requirements may be summarized into the following delinition-Domestic Economy is the artistic, scientific, hygienic, and economic ordering of household affairs. its aim, therefore, is not to train housekeepers and seamstresses, but to so improve these household activities by the study of the arts and sciences conneete-d therewith, that household conditions will be made better, tfhe individuals wi-thin the home made health- ier, happier, and more efiieientg and the state elevated. for its 'highest duty is to so legislate and 'administer its affairs that good homes are a possibility. Myra Brewster Clarke, Domestic Science.- University of Washington, AB. . 19003 Di- ploma for E'lement:n'y Teaching. Teacl1ers Col- lege Columbia University. 1902, Diploma in Domestic Science, Teachers College, Columbia University, 19055 Columbia University, A. M., 1905, Teacher of City Schools, Seattle, Wfnsh- ingtong llampton Institute, Hampton, Vir- giniag vacation and evening schools, New York City. Professor of Home Economies, Clark- son School of Technology. Potsdam, New York, 1905-1907, Professor of Domestic Science, James Millikin University. 1907-1908. Nina Beckwith Forsythe, Domestic Art.- Boston Domestic Art and Dress Cutting Col- lege. lnstrnetor, Hampton Institute, 1892- 1897g Study. Boston, 1897-18985 Kamehameha, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1898-1905, Swedish Art School. Boston, 1905-19065 Supervisor of Do- mestic Art, Newton Schools, 1906-19073 Pro- fessor Domestic Art, James Millikin Univer- sity, 1907-1908. Uhr millihrk 1 H IIB Uhr illltllihek 1 B IJ H Zllinr anh Applivh Ariz William H. Varnum, Fine and Applied Arts. -Rinclgc Manual Training School, Cambridge, Mass., 18943 Jnlicnnc Studio. Paris. 1901: School of Design, llarvarcl University, 19023 Massa- chusetts State Normal Art School, 1903. ln- strnctor lfrechancl and Mechanical Drawing and Designing, Rinclgc Manual Training School, 1900-1902g Principal Art Dcpartmcnt Cambriclgc Y. M. C. A., 1898-19035 Instructor City of Boston 'Evening Drawing Schools. 190l-19033 Practical experience in mechanical drafting. "Around thc mighty Master came Thu marvel which his pcncil wrought, Those miracles of power whose fanic ls wide as human thought." 40 Srhnnl nf Illini' aah Applirh Arts N order to cover the lield of modern Art edu- cation, the School of Fine and Applied Arts has two lines of stndyg the Fine Arts, for the training of the painter, illustrator or teacher, and the Applied Arts, embodying the handicrafts in silver. copper' illlll Clay. ln accord with the approved systems at present in use in the Art schools of the country, we have tried to over- come the idea that the study of Art is a lJilSllmC. i11fCll1l0ll primarily for copying the work of others and to occupy leisure moments. The students work directly from still life. flowers, or costumed model, in the various mediums, not with the idea of merely copying the subject before them, but rather of using it as reference material in creat- ing a picture, -with the aid of what has already been vis- ualized from previous pictures. This method, it 'will be seen, gives the student a wide range of available knowledge, to be used in the creation of a harmonious whole with the stalnp of the painter's in- dividuality. not a copy of a subject which may be inhar- monious and lacking in picture-making qualities. The Applied Arts work of the United States is drawing attention to that most important department of our na- tional artistic growth. There is possibly no greater satis- faction than that which comes in our Applied Arts course from watching the transformation ofthe crude sheets of silver, copper, or shapeless lump of clay, through its various changes until it Iinally comes forth the completed productg ax glowing vase with its rich and mellow glaze, a beaten copper bowl, the hammer marks showing its trans- formation, or the graceful lines of silver pin or pendant with the glittering accents of semi-precious stones. The commercial value of this line of work is shown by the steadily increasing orders for lamps, electroliers, and jewelry made by advanced students in the fully equipped studios. The normal class intended for the training ot' special teachers in Art, gives the student a valuable train- ing in teaching. One half of the year is given to teaching assigned lessons in the ward schools of the city. The growth of the School has been such, that at the end of the fifth year the number of students has doubled. With our increased number of studios, a faculty of spe- cialists secured from Chicago, Boston and Paris, and an increasing number of prospering graduates, we look for- ward to a still more successful year to come. Uhr illlillihrk 1 H II B Uhr Dillillihrk 1 HU H Emma L. Baker, Instructor in Applied Arts and Keramics.-Lincoln University, 13. S., 19005 The James Millikin University, B. S. with Pedagogy, 19053 Art Tnstitute, Chicago. Summer Term, 1905. Harriett L. Dunn, Assistant Fine Arts.- Columbns Art School, 18935 New York School of Design for VVomen, 1903. Student, Arthur W. Dori' Teachers' College, Columbia, 1906: New York School of Art, 1907g Art Students' League, New York, 19075 Normal Work, Ohio State University, 1907. 1 mm mamma man Qlummrrre anh Zlhnanre William Clarence Stevenson, Commerce and Finance.-Knnszis State NflI'1111l1 School, 18893 Chicago University, 19lJ0g University of Vir- ginia, 19013 Colnmvbizm University, LL. B.. 1902. Instructor in Ihmkkccping, Cmnmcrcizll Law and Methods, Kansas State Normal School, 1889-1900g Principal Dcpzirtmcnt of Connncrcc, the Jacob Tonic Institute, 1900- 1904. easy nl :my nnnncnL to resign the pussessiml nf 'm grunt fortune, lu acquire it is rlilhcull and :n'r1nons." 44 v Srhnnl nf Qlnmmerrr aah Zllinaurr N his inaugural address at Columbia Univer- sity, President Nicholas Murray Butler said: "ln these modern days the university is not apart from the activities of the world, but in them and of them. To fullill its high calling the university must give and give freely to its stu- dents, to the world of learning and of scholarshipg to the development of trade, commerce and industry, to the com- munity in which it has its home, and to the state and nation whose foster child it is." The James Millikin University has an equally broad con- ception of the function ofa modern university. The orig- inal list of proposed schools announced by the university authorities contained a School of Commerce and Finance. lt is thus seen that the demand of the business world for trained service was recognized at the beginning of the James Millikin University. The work of the School of Commerce and Finance, however, was not inaugurated until the beginning of the second year, although various preparatory courses were offered the first year. Prior to the beginning of the second year, a prparatory or high school course of four years, and a collegiate course of four years were submitted and accepted. These courses have met a strong demand. The purpose of this school is, primarily, the training of young men who desire to enter business careers, giving them studies having a distinct fbcaring upon business and business principles, and seeondarily, to give a sufficient number of courses selected from the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences to impart something of the value of the older schools in mental discipline and character building. The attendance of the School has sho-wn a very satis- factory increase each year. Commerce and Finance men are justly proud of the men who have graduated from the School, and of the graduating class of 1908. James D. Moses, '06, the lirst graduate, is successfully conducting a large lumber yard at Emporia, Kansas. Orris Bennett, '07, lilled a position in the Na- tional Bank of Decatur for six months or more, and then went to Wyoming, where he accepted a temporary position as principal of a high school at a splendid salary. J. Arthur Moore, '07, is advertising man for the Daily Review of Decatur. His employers speak highly of his eltieiency. Charles A. Post, '07, is travelling represen- tative of the Daily Capital of Des Moines, lowa. Four members of the first freshman class will complete their course of study of four years in length, in Inne,'1908. These young men have worked for a year on their theses, which contain over twenty thousand words, and indicate the future occupation of the author. The names and the subjects follow: Eugene Starr Cole, Corporate Management. Hiram Shumway, Mercantile Administration. Masuji Matsumoto, Financial Institutions i11 the U. S. Cyrus H. I-Ioggatt, Commercial Education. Uhr alllillihek 1 H U H Samuel Uhr flllillihrk 1 HUB D. Walter Morton, Assistant Professor Com- merce and Finance.-Dickinson College, A. B. 19021 A. M. 1906. Drew Theo. Sem., B. D. 1905. Graduate Stuclent, Univ. of Pcnna. 1904- 1906. Instructo-rl llastburn Aeacleniy, Phila- clelphia. Calvert. W. Dyer, Secretary and Instructor in Typewrltmg.-Cumberland University, A. B. 1900. 1.ockye:1r's Business College, Ind., 1902. N. Reep.-B. V. Drake College ot' Oratory, Deshloines, Iowa. A. B. Drzrke Uni- versity. Ileshffoines, Iowa. A. M. North Wes- tern College, Naperville, Illinois. II, D. Union Biblical Institute, Naperville, Illinois. Three years acltlitional work in the University of Chi- cago in the Social Sciences with Sociology as the principal subject and I'Iistory as secondary subject. The past summer was spent in gath- ering inateriul for a I'I1. IJ. thesis. 46 .LQQUNIVERSITYQ 1. .mmzs MILLIKIN DECATUR Z 5 Uhr illlltllihrk 151118 trutive illxility inlthinking :vets wontlerfully in ll'l1l11't'H1ll1Q' ltieS" Munir Hermann H. Kaeuper, Director School of Music and Teacher of Piano, Composition, Etc. -Cincinn-ati College of Music. Student of Iirzmk Van der Stuckcn, et nl. Instructor Cincinnati College of Music, 1896-1897. Director Cruiser- vatory of Music, VVittcnberg College, Spring- Iicltl, Ohio, 1897-1902. It ls L pmvecl lztct that the development of Cotneen- mentul fueu 48 ' Uhr Srhnnl nf illlluair HE School of Music of the James Millikin University was founded in September, 1903. The faculty has grown to ten professors and twelve assistant teachers. The work of the school grows more gratifying from year to yearg not only in art-istic results, but also in the number of students enrolled. The recitals and concerts this YCPU' reflect great credit upon the members of the facultyg the pupils' recitals demonstrating the' ability of the faculty members as teachers, and the faculty concerts their ability ll, as artists. The highest ideals in musical art are kept constantly before the students and the utmost care is exercised in every branch. A most encouraging development is the greatly increased interest in the tlieoretiical branches of music Study and the consequent improvement in the gen- eral musicianship of the students. The School of Music consists of lilemcntary, Academic, Coll-elgiate departments and a speei-al Teachers Training Department. The Teachers Training Department in- cludes classes for training of piano teachers who desire special training in the teaching of music in the public schools. ' Many advantages are gained by students who study music in a college. Students are required to attend classes regularly. Teachers have no business matters to occupy their time, so that they are able to concentrate their full attention and entire elnergy upon the musical education of their pupils. ln a school of music properly conducted, pupils have every advantage which privaltc instruction -oifliers, 'with many a-dditional advantages. VVhe'n there are several hundred students intent upon the attainment of proficiency each in his particular branch, much inspiration is gained by the exchange o'f ideas and a wholesome.. musical atmosphere, most valuable to every student, is created. Some branches of study can only be taught satisfac- torily in a college and such branches as harmony, counter- point, composition, orchestration, history of music, and psychology in its relation to music, are essential for serious students of music. "The're's music in the sighing of a reedg The1'e's music in the gushing of a rillg There's music in all things, if men had ears: Their earth is but an echo of the spheres." Uhr :llllillihrk 19115 Uhr Millihrk 1 Sl U 8 l Frederick H. Baker, Piano Playing.-New linglzuul Conservatory, Boston, 1893. Royal Conservatory, Liepzig. Post-gmnlttzttc work with Curl Fztcllon, Dr. Louis Maas, Mrs. Tlioiuns Tapper, ct ul. Frances Virginie Melton, Piano Playing.- Collcge of Music, Illinois VVomnn's College, 1894. lllinois Wom:m's College, 1896. Five years post-grzulunte work nt College of Music :md with Wm. ll. Sherwood, Chicago. With XV:1gfer Swuyuc :uid llztrolcl Bauer, 1'ill'l5, 1906. Charles N. Lanphere.-Virgil l'i:u1o School, New York City, 19003 New liuglnml Conserva- tory of Music, Boston, 1907. Student in Nor- mal Couservzntory of Music, Potsclztm. New York, 1897-1900. Director, Virgil Pizmo School, Chicago, 1900-19023 'lfencher :lull Lecturer in llerliu, 1902-19033 Musical Director of Low- villc Academy, New York, 1903-19051 'l'e:tcher of Pismo-forte :uid hezul of Normal Trziiniug llcpzlrtnu-ut for Pizmo-l'ortc Teachers in The James Millikin University School of Music, 1905 -1908. 50 Thompson Stone, Piano and Pipe1organ.- New England Conservatory of Music, organ pupil of Wallace Goodrich, 1903-1904. Piano with Mrs. Tllomas Tapper, Biowton. 1903-19053 1-larmony, '1'heo-ry and Analysis, Newton Swift, Boston, 1903-1904. Study with ffhcoclor Les- chetizky, Vienna, 19063 j:nne's Millikni Univer- sity, 1907-1908. Edward Meek, Voice Culture and the Art of Singing.-College of Music, Cincinnati. Stu- rlcnt o-f Mattioli, Cincinnati, George Sweet and Carl Dulifl, New York. lllemlher of faculty American Conservatory and Columbia School of Music, Chicago, 1900-1903. Theckla Leafbourg, Voice Cu1ture.-Co1um- liia School of 1N11rS'ic, Chicago, 1904. Concert Touring, 1905. Private Teacher of Voice C1114 ture, Cliiczngyo, 1906. Edson W. Morphy, Violin.-Nerw linglanl Conservatory of Music, Royston, 1899. 1'1-,t Graduate Course, New lingrland CUl1SL'1'Vil1UlN 1901 'I in Pixie 1905 -1902. Wi 11 Paul Viarcloft 1906. 1'rol'essor ol' Violin Playing and thao retlcal branclies of music, Normal Conwerxi I 1 larry, lolsclam, N, Y., 1900. llireelor of Vio lin and Orclieslral i9L"I5ll1'1l11C111h, llahl ax C1 servatory, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1903719011 arm- mx11fm 1111111 Augusta Sewell, Instructor in Harmony and Madah May Snell Instructor 1n Piano Play Piano Playing.-Piano 'l'c:1el1c1's' Certillcute, ing.-Cc1't1I1c1tc of P1oI1c1ency 111 P11110 Pl1y Chicago Musical College, 1901. Supervisor of ing, ,11ll11Ls M1illk11l University 1906 P11110 Music in Public Schools at Lnkctfm, lncliann, Tcz1chc1s Lc1l1l1c1tc ,Innes M1ll1k111 Ul1lVCl' 1902-1903. Public Sclnouol Music lDiplo1n:1, sity, 1907 American Conse1'v:1tory of Music, Chicago, 1906. Ora Rogers, Instructor in Piano Playing.- Certilicate of Pr1ofF1cie11cy in l'l:11'n1ony, 1906, James Millikin University. Piano Teachers' Certificate and Certificate of Pronciencylin Piano Playing, James Millikin Univcrs1ty, 1907- 1908. 52 Uhuilight A crooning lullaby of rustling green Of quiet trees at twilightg- A peace on hi-ll, in valley, spangled sheen Uh? ilmillfhlfll ' ' i ' ' IHUH Of hreflies in the twlllgilti-" In every treeto-p, rest, The earth, with quiet blessed, Soft sinks to sleep, lulled by the still wind's sighing, As lights are low, And flickering shadows, 'neath the great oaks lying, Soft come, and go. The lingering glory has departed from the hill, No more the clouds it tinges With fair-shadowed fringes, And cooling, fragrant, murmuring darkness spreads, and still Is man's discordant strife, And struggle ends, And daylight blends With cooling dusk, and life Is hushed, save for the frog's low whirr, And cricket's chirp, and grasses' stir, And lone night owl, far, far away, Sends forth his plaint at close of day. For day is done, . And, one by one, As trees and grasses nod to sleep, And drowsy starlets faintly peep, And I sit, and think, and think, Gazing deep into the darkness settling 'round me, hollow, vast, 53 Ulu illilillihzk IH U B Searching dimness 'round about me for dim phantoms of the Pastg Lingering e'er on memoi-y's brink With halting feet. ' Ah, how sweet To sit alone, and dream, at set of sun, When all the world is vague with coming night,- To hear old voices whisper, sweet and low, And see dear faces steal baick, one by one, And thrill anew to each long-past delight, When shadows flicker, and the lights are low, When memories, like voices, fill the gale, When quiet twilighvt peace and gladness brings, And songs, tho felt, unsung, and griefs that pale, And loves that flush, and hopes that lift on wings,- And on the silent hills Day's latest glory thrills In the West, As t-he Spirit off thc Evening softly o'er my mind is stealing, Soothing, healing, E'er repose, our spirits sealing. Call-s to rest. -R. R. Turner fn, -3 ,ft N NX: p,vv'l',,f4,, 'aff' - Q, ,Y , il "aw " V 4. if ,J 54 Uhr lllllillihrk 19118 Maman? ibiall Lucy M. Valentine, Dean of Women and Assistant in Domestic Art.-Burr and lflentnn Seminary, 18815 Mr. Bres School. Cornwall-our tilt'-iillKiS1rlll. 18831 Miss Shipman Ifinisliing Sclnml, Clinton, N. Y., 1884: Special work in lirnry College. 'Fen years' travel and .stncly almruacl: :Xssrieiate Principal Mrs. Backus' Sclnml for Girls, Saint Paul, 1903-19041 Spe- cial Course. University of Minnesota: Teziclier, St. Markk lnrlnslrial School, Minneapolisg Assistant in Domestic Art, College of Agricul- ture, University of Minnesota, 1906-19073 Teaclier of Dlnneslie Art in vacation, City Sclumls, Minneapolis: The james Millikin Uni- versity. 1907-1908. -4. -R RS 01112 illllillihrk IHUB lilnmatfa Rall IIE VVom:tn's Hull, completed in September, The attic floor has eight rooms for students and for the 1907, is 43X 116 feet, live stories hit-Th includ- necessary help. At the opposite ends ot' each corridor on inghasementnnduttic floors. The hztsement the three main floors is :t cosy alcove with writing tuhle nccommodzates the splendid dining room and accessories. shown in the picture, the kitchen, storage, The living room is tastefully furnishedg the mzmtle laundry, and other necessary adjuncts. The tirst floor ht-ing especially worthy of mention because of its sim- provides the handsome pztrlors and Dt-:tn's rooms, also plicity and nczttness. shown in the picture, :und eight students' rooms. The Two handsome gifts have heen received at the hall. A second :ind third tloors have :L dozen students' rooms each. cloclc hy lirantk Curtis 81 Co., and xt chuir hy T, A. Powers. MN 58 J Uhr iililillihrk 1 H U 3 .xx 4-fx 57' HILUIHIII X Qmiirvru l'1'csif1vnl-jaum-5 Ilzmvicl Muses, '06, ,I':lN1J'll'ill, Kansas. Vice-Prusiclcni-Ray Oliphnlmt, '07,I'ittsIicl1l, Mnsszlchusclts. ccrctury :md 'I'ru:1surc1'-J. .-Xrthur Klfmrc, '07, IDL'CZlll1l', Illinois. 60 illllemheru nf the Aaanriatinn Atlass, Golda M., A. B., '05. Baker, Alice A., A. B., '05. Barry, Elsa Olsen, A. B., '07. Baker, Emma L., B. S. with Pedagogy, '05. Bankson, Ellis Edwin, B. S. in Civil Engineering, '07. Bauer, Ralph S., A. M., '06. Bennett, O1'ris, B. S. in Commerce and Finance, '07. Bone, Keaeh, A. B. with Scientilie Eoundation, '07. Boyd, Anne Morris, A. B. with Library Science, '06, Bryant, Earle R., A. B., '06. Bryant, Estelle, A. B. with Library Science, '06. Bumgarner, Ethel, A. B., '07. Bumgarner, Isabel, A. B., '07. Cockrellv, Ella M., B. S. with Pedagogy. '06, A. M., '07. Dappcrt, Junius Earl, B. S. in Electrical Engineering, '07 Davidson, John VV., B. S. in Civil Engineering, '07. DePuy, Maude, B. S. with Pedagogy, '07- Diller, 1d'a Odessa, A. B., '07. Doran, Edwin W., A. M. with Pedagogy, '06- Eerguson, Jessie L., A. B., with Librai'Y Science, '07' Finfrock, Ella Hope, A. B., '07. Ilandlin, Irene, B. S. in Fine and APPllCd Arts, '07- Humphrey, Harry N., A. B., '07. Keeton, Robert W., B. S. with Pedag0gY, '04- i King, Edward L., A. B., '04, B. s. with PedaH0Hy, 05. Laughlin, Lulu L., A. B. '07 Liehtenberger, Jessie, A. B., '07. Lindsay, Ada Emilie, A. B., '05. Lyons, Florence L., B. S. with Pedag0gYf '04- McCaslin, Davida, B. S. with Pcd2l80EY, '07- McDavi'd, Horace Wilson, A. B., '07. MeGaughey, VVilliam Ray, A. B., '06. Magill, Anna Dora, A, B., '07. Miller, Hall-ie May, A. B., '07. Miller, Trenna June, A. B., '06. Mills, Judith Bel'l, A. B. with Scienltihc Foundation, '07 Moore, J. Arthur, B. S. in Commerce and Finance, '07 Morrow, Edgar Daniel, A. B., '07. Moses, James David, B. S. in Commerce and Finance, '06. Oliphant, Ray, B. S. in Electrical Engineeriirg, '07. Padon, C. Bertram, B. S. in Electrical Engineering, '07. Patterson, Letha Bayhan, A. B., '07. Payne, Dfaisy Venita, A. B., '07. Pcnhallegon, Lucy VVils'on, B. S. with Pedagogy, '05. Poor, Mary Leslie, A. B., '07. Porter, H. Guy, B. S. in Electrical Engineering, '07. Post, Charles Ar-thur, B. S. in Commerce and Finance, Record, Charles Franklin, A. B., '05. Rcdmon, Minnie, A. B., '07. Sanders, Robert Zink, B. S., '07. Schudel, John F., A. B., '05. Still, Iva Marguerite, A. B.. '05. Stone, Helen L., B. S. with D. S., '07. Summers, Florence Jones, A. B.. '06. Uhler, Anna Belle, A. B., '06. Whitehouse, Casca, A. B., '07. Williamson, Kent, A. B., '07. VVitzemann, Edgar John, A. B., '07. Wfo-zencraft, J. G., A. B., '06. Yanders, Ethel M., A. B., '06. '07. Uhr Millihrk 1 911 H Uhr mtllihrk 1 H U B fllllilltkin ibut illlillikin 1 Around thy walls a magic haze Millikin, old Millikin, Appears to our adoring gaze, Millikin, old Millikin. Then loud and long the' chorus raise To thee we lift our song of praise, In these our joyous college days, Millikin, our- Millikin. II VVe must revere our founder old, Millikin, old Millikin, 1-Iis heart is of the' purest gold, Millikin, old Millikin. I-Iis fame and thine together hold, And tho we all your praise unfold, Not half thy glory can be told, Millikin, our Miillikin. I III Oh, Alma Mater, true as steel, Millikin, old Millikin. Inspire our hearts with holy zeal, Millikin, old Millikin. And may our lives in woe and weal, Thy teachings ever good reveal, Dcserving thy approval's seal, Millikin, our Millikin. 62 Carleton F. Mattes ' Wlwli W 145 HN X. YQ T U Sl21Nf1fKDfEiiS - I l mm muum 1 nun Gbiiirrrn President-lf. Starr Cole. Vice-l"rcsirlen1--Hmmie Hlacldburn. Secretary--lfr:n1ccs Fell. 'l'reasurer-Ansel Magill. Marshals-Ruth Bicknell, Masnji Matsnnwtn. Motto: Qui li Nuce Nnecleum case vnll l"raneat Nncem Claims: Black and Cardinal Red. VVe lmve dune, as always during nur stay at Millikin, mn' best fm' mn' college and fm' our class. Our life at Blillikin has been pleasant and we have dune our best tw make it prulltablc, both to ourfclvcs and to others, 64 if Seninr iiiatnrg farewell appearance, but before we quite leave the stage it seems fitting and proper to remind you once 21311111 E are making our of the fact that '08 is really a most remark- able class. To take pride in the history uf one's class is a pardonable thing when that class has he class of '08. Other classes may have to resort to dreams and visions when they speak of their respective greatnesses, but not we. Let the facts speak for themselves. Four years ago we entered the University, one hundred and five in number,-fat and lean, long and short, wise and without exception. We went through the regulation process of filling Otlt pro- grams and being hazed, but did not have much occasion ts color rushes had not achieved such a record as has t simple, rude and foolish, but sharks to show our prowess as "scrappel'S,"1 yet been introduced. We did hang up a sample of our red and black on top of the smokcstack for the CflillC2lIi0l1 and enlightenment of the University 111 801101711 21114 U10 Sophomores in particular b ut nothing serious happened. Profiting by our first year's experience -with the Cl1lSs of '07 wh-en they took us one by one and dumped us in the branch of Steven's Creek, the l111Z111g Of the 09 Class 111 our hands was a great success. ln fact, though numbering only fifty-four, the '08 class showed such a great amount of energy in their onslaughts upon the 109 class, H1111 the Faculty put a ban on hazing. Besides tlns, WC f01111d 111110 to make ourselv es known along more scholastic lines. E. Starr Cole carried off hrst prize in the Brown debate, and Bonnie Blackburn won the original story prize in the Inter-Society contest. Had we time, we might mention other triumphs in field and class room, but let your mem- ories sufhcc. ' v The beginning of our Junior year found us with sadly diminished ranks but with true class loyalty still flowing in our veins. We still retained and even advanced our prominent place in school affairs. Hiram Shumiway was elected president of the Central Illinois Debating League and also won the oration in the lnter-Society Contest, Starr Cole was a member of the debating team which met the team of the liflissouri Valley College. ln this year we also gave our first large social event, when we were hosts t-o the class of 1907 at the annual banquet. We were especially proud of this, as iwe established the prece- dent of having the Junior-Senior banquet in the corridors ofthe University. As a Senior Class, though we have but sixteen members, we have gracefully filled our position as leaders in the Scliool. Two members of the class, Mr. Cole and Mr VanClcve, were on the team which defeated Wesleyan in debate, and Mr. Cole and Mr. Shumway took part in the lnter-Society Contest. The Senior play and reception 1110 C?11'1YP111'f0fll1C year was a most amusing and enjoyable 11521113 and the Senior trolley-ride and bonfire will never be forgotten by some of us, at least. As we look back ' s the year seems crowded with events, and yet it seems Uhr Millihvk IHUB Ula' Millihrk IH II B short, also. We have done, as always during our stay at Millikin, our best for our college and for our class. We have been prominent in athletic gatherings-on the side- lines and in the bleachers as well as in the lield,-and we have been prominent in all that stands for the advancement and betterment of our University, and now that we are about to retire, we say to you, our fellow students,- Farewell. Our life at Millikin has been pleasant and we have done our best to make it prolitable, both to ourselves and to others. And to you, our Alma Mater, we feel the greatest of obligations for your kindly fostering care. May abundant success ever attend your effortsg may you be blessed with the grateful remembrance of many alumni. And now again, and for the last time,-Farewell. -Bonnie Blackburn. Deeds are great but thoughts are greater, Count not desires what you dog Time may change and chance may alter, Let the soul beneath hold true. Deeds are but the soul's expression, Vestments that our thoughts put on. Does the sun that clouds the brilliance Only constitute the dawn? -W. H. B. , U f .- , v Hpinois, CI111111- Eugene Starr Cole, FAX, B. S. in C. Q F., Hastings, .Ru1h.B1ckine11.19 '- gXUB1',f'.'QQ,""2ff"111111011 19114-1905. N1-111-151111. 1111s1111,IS 111,111 s111.1111. 19113. 1. 11. U. 111111111- VU5-T" H15-Th Sdnml' 19041 .mf f'I'Yy VV C .X 3- Afxgjigullltf ion, 4, 53 C111'p111':1l. 4. S1'1'1.r1':111t-M:1j111', 53 Sec1'1:t:11'y-'l'1'e:1s- 'l11'l'l'fl J- M- U., 1906:bee1e1.11y - - -' " ' 111'1-1', 4, 53 I11'11w11 Ilehalte, 6, 7. S, x'VillllCI', 63 l7eb:1ti111g I llillll' MiHif1l'k- , , H ,I - 1,-H ,Hgh Club, 5, 6, 7, 83 S1-c1'eL:11'y, 5, 0. l.'1'esi1le11t, 7, S3 l71':1111:1li1 'Fhe5Bg"Kehucs1HHlliCPUUlUH'5',flI0lALL ul ' B ' .Nrl Chdy 5,6,7.SQ'VYCHSUFQR Z Stage hlnnnger,Sg Y. NL I ilL'l'1lllll'L'," C. A. 5, 6, 7, 8QCll1lil'll'Hlll. Bible Study C0lT1l1lillL'C. 7: Chair- Q I I 111:111, AICll'lbCl'Sl1ill C11111111i1tce. Sq C11a11Il'lL'l'CC :l111l l"i11:111?1' . '31, . S., IJ1-e:1t111'. Ill. 211111111 1' 4Xss11ei:1li1111. 5. 6, 7, S: See1'1't:11'y, .3 Vice-l'1'esi1l1'11l, , Bonnle.1?Ft3ibEI:22,El g1'1'1'1't:11'y Hi' CUSS- 5- 6- 73 I'1'1-sirlem, 8: O1'l:1111li:111 l.il1-1':11'y Society, 5, 6, 7, 83 l'1'11s1-- "f.'?l'Y1'.t"' l1lu7'Il,f,,tt1u..l,', 'Lift-I-411-y S111'i1'ly. 03 llllvf' 1'111i11g-All111'111-y, 6: ViL'L'-Ill'L'Sifll'lll. 7, I'1'esi1I1-111. 83 Critic. :CL'fUl"'y, ,Hin O. 1110511 lC1lilm' uf l7CCIllllI'iilll, 5. 71 83 0pe11-KIee1i11g', 7. 83 l11l.1-1'-S11ei1-ty Contest Debate. 6, 7. ffglcty 14'H111 Q I'-uf Clqig. ljierury lidiurr ef A1UlNl0k- S3 XNfh1ner xvith hlclluvid, 6, 73 Inter-Ckdleginte llehute, Y M'-I "1'S'f1f'.'T'g '1!"f,',.,,,,'c',, ' 11, 7, sg xlillikill-xliSS0lIl'i V11111-y, 7. 1-011101-. AlilHkilI-xfVl'S- Stmlmu A77h'L'lnl m .I - 'l, f I iw,-411111-1-11f lf1':111ce :1111l ley1111.6,Sg ViCl'-I,l'QSiilClll, .Xthletie .'Xs11eiz1ti1111. Pl'L'Sid0lll. I 'lilwslislt "fff11liI5f:l"flEV:lSig".9 U A Senim' Class. liililtll'-ill-ClliL'f. ID1-1':1t111'i:111 111111 Millidek. 111411111 Ill llc 1 L' ' " -' ' " ' Q111'p111':1te l111l11sl1'y. 67 ll11a1f. II11' O1g.1111A.1111,111 111111 .1X1l1111111s11'z1l11111 of :1 Uhr millihrk 19 ll B Uhr Wlillihrk 15 U B Lulalou De Groat, A. B., Decatur, Ill. Deca- tur High School, 1903. Y. NV. C. A. Luca! liditur of DCCIllll1'1illl, 1907-1908. Art Editor ui the Millidek. Thesis: "The Decatur Dialect of German." Tlwrir Shelley." Bertha Eaton, A. li., Decatur, Ill. Decatur High School, 1904. J. M. U., 1904-1908. Y. YV. C. A., S. Assistant CJl'Q'1tll1Z11t1tlll liditur of Millidek. Thesis: "iil'llVtf111l1j.Z"S Attitude Toward Life as Contrasted with that of Horace." 68 Frances Fell, A. B.. Decatur, III. Decatur High Sehmil, 1904. J. Nl. U.. 1904-1908. Y W. C. A., 5, 8. Secretary, Senior Class. Class liditnr ut' Klillidek. assieal lnllucnccs in Keats an h Cyrus Hoggatt, B. S. with C.v8z F., LOV- ington, Illinois. Commerce and limanee Asso- ciation, 5, 6, 7, 83 Chorus, Orchestra: Band, Battalion. 5: Track Team, 55 Football Team. 43 Captain Second Team. 5, PilllOITl1ItllC!ll1Llt- erary Society: Kappa Kappa Kappa lfraternityl Chairman Music Committee Y. M. C. A., 8, Assistant lnstructor in Acauemyg Secretary to Lottie Alice Lamb, A. B., Worden, Illinois. Shurtleff College Academy, 19053 Shurtleff College. Entered J. M. U., 1906. Orlnndigm Litefrary Society, 7. S, Critic, S3 Vice-President, 3.3 3. W. C. Ax, 7, 8, Cabinet, Chairman Mis- Trihzlry Committee, Department Editor, Milli- c e '. Thesis: Ulnlluenee ot' llomer on Literature." Business Manager of Milfliclck. H Thesis: "I-ligher Commerciztl Education." Jacob Ray Kirk, B. S. in Electrical Engin- eering, Moweaqua, lllinois. Moweaqua High School, 18985 Eureka College: Edmund Burke Literary Society: James Millikin University Academy, 19045 Y. M. C. A., lingineering So- ciety, J. M. U. Band. Thesis: "The Construction and Testing of a Two-Cylinder Gasoline Engine." 69 Uhr illlilliilrk 1 HUB Uhr millihrk 1 B U B Ansel O. Magill, A. H., A?-39. Sullivan lligh S'chof1l,l9025 Dentches Verein, Presi- dent, 55 Orlnmlizln Literary Sueiely5 Glee Club, 5, 6, 75 University iiilllli, 55 Orlnnclizln Open Meeting Plzly, 85 'FI'L'1lSllI'L'l' Senior Clnssg :Xs- sistzinl Business Manager Xlillidek. Thesis: "Ile-:lllli lJep:n'tnient." Masuji Matsumoto, H, S. with C. K F., Tnkio. Japan. Tokio lligh Selinnl, jznmzui. 19035 Kein Cullege, Jzipnn, 19035 Univ. nf Penn., 1906- 19075 jznnes Millilcin University, 1904, 5 :md 85 Member of the Y. M. C. A.: Commerce :ind lfinzniee Assneiatimn 'l'1'e:isurer. 55 Mzirsliul of the Senim' Clzlssg Assistant Secrelxlry ul' the iilillillek Hn:u'1l. Thesis: "I.e:uling l"in:xnci:1I Instituticms of the United States,-'I'l1eir History. lbevclnp- ment, Flnietimis, :incl Orgzniizalionf' Verne Ralph Ross, A E H, A. B., Donncllson lll Orlzlntlizln l.itcr:1ry Socictyg Y M. C. A. First Sergeant Co. A l3:1tt:tliong Scientific As- socintiollg '.l'1':1ck Tczmt, 1904-1906-l907Z Foot- ball Tcztm. l904-1905-19073 Mgr. l"ootb:lllTc:1m, 19073 Athletic Editor Milliclckg Scnior l.':u'tncr in College Supply Store, 1907-1908. Thesis: "An lnvt'stig:ttion of thc Dvcntui' Milk Supply." Hiram M. Shumway, KAN, R. S. in C. and F., 'l':1ylorvil'lc, lllinois. Entered J. M. U.. 1904. Tzlylorvillc Township lligh School, 45 Prcsitlcnt Sophomore Class. 63 Fiiwt Licutcn :tilt Hztttnlion, 53 Prcsitlcnt, Ccntrztl lllinoi. ljtflllllt' l.c:1gut': 'lln-siclcnt. Pliilomutliczm Lit crztry Society, 63 Prcsitlcnt, Com, Sz Fin. Asso- Q - Sllflmni 53 Milllllgvf Football Team, 63 Trglqk Pt..1it1il6.' 7g Associattt. Hemm' DL.c:mH.i:m' 8: 'LW'-Ill. Athletic Association. S: l,,lc,.-gmiv cry Contvst Orwtion 7 Q Xviml 7 - , ,' - v - , g li 3 Mmmgm-I Mllhdck' 1 cr tmntrm lltilsiiitiij--mlllll' -'l'l'lll'll5l"1lllHl1 of :1 Nlcrcamtilc G. Ellen Stone -X P Sm- 2 V , - , . . z., , r N I -k ,- y W. c. A.. ohm vum-y AC:,.1f.fQfQ,. f.fQ'ifIQ1jn Stine Collet-ft' Scholarship :lt 15: Lt-xington ,.t.ttc C1l'llL'g'C, l.lkllC0lll Collt-gl-i 19044906. Ami, cttmn l.llCl'Ill'y Society :mtl Y, XV C Cn, tcrctl Xl. U., 1906, ' l A " Tlliwllg' "Tho Growth of . thc ltlcn f tl - Deity :tml Immortality Amongst the Gilt-cksil' Uhr Mtllihrk 19118 wht illlillihrk 19115 l t Katherine Trautman, A0112 B. S. in Domes- tic Science. Decatur lligh School, 1903. Illi- nois State Normal, summer 1904. Treasurer, Y. W. C. A., J, M. U., 61 Assistmzt in Domestic Science, 1907, Vice-President Athletic Assoc.. S3 Domestic liconomy liclitor of lJCC2l'l.l1l'lIll1,81 Organization Iiclitor of Milliclek, 8, ' Thesis : " l"ireless Cookery." Arthur Van Cleve, A 23 9, A. B., Decatur, Illi- nois. Decatur High School, 19045 Brown De- bate, 7, 83 Debating Club, 6, 7, 8, Secretary, 85 Dramatic Art, 7, 83 Glcc Club, 5, 6, 7, Central lllinois Debate League, Vice-President, 7, President, 85 Class President, 7, Mi1likin-Wcs- leyan Debate, 85 joke liclitor, Milliclek. Thesis: "The Development of thc French Novel." Philip Augustus Lehenbauer, B. S. with Ped- - zlgogy, Hannibal, Missouri. Van Rcnssulucr Cjifif gEivesi,?enhaueg9U, A. B., Western ACHCICINY, 19033 Tcnclicr in Public Schools. 1906,i.'967. If iincllmi' xcugil High SCIIOOI. West Ely, Mn., 4, 55 A, B., Westminster Col- wrqif- 1Z307t158lf,"' I'i'l"" 11111105 Mlillikin Uni- lcge Fulton, Mo. 7: Fellow in Biulugy, ,I.VM. vg-rgilgi 1908- " M' fx- 11111105 Nllilikill Uni- U., 83 President uf Scicntiiic Association, S. 73 Ulu illlillihrk IHIJH r 1 ,VI-, Swuinr Wing "Uhr Hrairie ikirinrraarun Cust: Duchcss - Lzuly Funny Lf-,rd Algcr11011 Ughtning Lou Mnshing MMIQC Dick Mzljcmlic Footman - Katherine Trnutmzm . - Bonnie Blackhurri - - F. Starr Cole - - Ruth Bicknell Jessie Pcnhallcgon - - Arthur Van Cleve Hiram Shumwuy 75 Uhr flllillihrk IHUH , 1 P Uhr Millihrlz 15118 Qllana Bag lirngram 4 P. M.-In the Chapel. March- Music- Roll Call Class Ode - - - - Miss Bonnie Blackburn Class Addresses: To the University - Miss Ruth Bicknell To the Undcrcliassmen - Arthur Van Cleve To the Faculty - - Verne Ross Class Song - - - - - Class Quartet Presentation of Class Gift - - Hiram M. Shumway Acceptance by President. 5 P. M.-On the Campus March- The Burying of Class Names Song- Class Prophecy - - Class Witch-Miss Frances Fell Presentation of Gavel to Juniors - - E. Starr Cole Acceptance ---- - William Bell Farewell- A 78 Uhr illlltllihrk 151118 imftirrra Presicleul-VVilli:un Bell VlCC-lV'l't'SlClClll-lI'Cl1C Lciby Seel'etzLry-l"1'ed llenton VFFCZISIIl'Cl'-ltfilllli Culp NlZlI'5llZllS-lAIIlI'll llrielcer liwing Wilscmil Motto: Res non Verha. Colors: Purple :mal White. Ou :L brighl September morning in 1905 Prexie wel- eomerl his ch'e:1m-ehilclren, who came to live, move :md have their heiug uucler his paternal cure, Yes, us. he looked clown upon us in Chapel that lirst morning we knew that his heart would fziiu ery out what his lips could not, "Thou art the Clzisffln 80 Zluninr iiiatnrg crux.: HERE is nothing new under the sun." Oh but there is,-just one new thing,-and that at Millikin. Here the faculty boast a .lllmof Class, the like of which history's pagCS lJC21l' C no record Of, fl Class which by its advent proved to be the savior of the institution. Not unlooked- for not unhoped-for was old 19093 fm' mlflltlon level' new colleges have their traditionsl, prol11lSCfl to the SFll'?0l If people who, by their sturdy devotion to duty, tllcll' ml? lectuality and moral worth, Were fe be the glory of its walls and an example to the students of all UIUCS- For lt 1-md Come to pass that on the night 'before the alma mater ' ' -' l '1 received her very hrst foster children, Prexie .Cl:'LdlTlCf 1 dream in which there appeared a comPi1'lY of clglt-Wscvcn of the brightest, most earnes Il h h d ever seen, headed by Z1 Ellllflllt Youth Whom they ll e 1 . did han as nvvillimn the Conqueror." Waving on high the pennants which they we'll be yours," The cock crowed for the break of day and prcxic awoke to find the glorious 'lJ0fly vanished, but he knew intuitively t . I I Words cannot express the cliszllflmmtmcllt and me . . Jcrienced as each new class t and most ardent young folks bore they shouted in unison, "Soon hat he had had a vision of the class ideal. heartache all the faculty ex1 l entered, showing by their faces Illlil later by then' Work that they could not vie with that Peerless one to bc' Year tched each emerald order put on itS zft' c.r they wa . hres-limaril labels, with the same defeated longing that e Great Stone l'a-ce. The Ernest felt as he gazed at th institution could not thrive amid such mediocrity of schol- arship an-d such lukewarmness of spirit. There must be a change! They would not consign the whole school to failure. No, the- faculty must wait until the fullness of time! Then came our present Seniors. We do admit they offered some encouragement, they had a man who was a Starr among themg but still they were not the band of whom tradition told. Hope was not always to be dc- ferred! On a bright September morning in 1905 Prexie welcomed his dream-children, who came to live, move, and have their being under hispaternal care. Yes, as he looked down upon us in Chapel that lirst morning we knew that his heart would fain cry out what his lips could not, "Thou art the class!" The ideal had become the real, cooperation was he1'e at last! A Thus we CHYIICI what we saw let others tell, how we conquered is our theme. Our predecessors in the held offered little molestation. They were apt pupils in the school which teaches "let well enough alone." Even 1908 deemed it wise to retreat before our advances. Then came the Sophomoresg we'll waste no words here over a body of such poor calibre. In scholarship we triumphed over them. They used to croak about some insigniiicant contest, and nothing but a deed of brutish violence at that, a color- rush they called it, in which they gained the upper hand. About that we cannot speak, our memories fail us hereg if such a thing ever happened, it has sunk into oblivion on our part. But when this year ushered in our Freshmen, we Uhr Milltilrk 1 BU H Uhr illillihrk 15118 saw before us a class of different stamp, one bound to suc- ceed if ambition eounts for aught, These youthful would- be wonders dared to rival our fame-and with what result? We studicdg they studieclg we put forth our best in all lilies of development that thc school offersg they put forth theirs. Gur William met their Haroldg we tri- utntphed, not Hastings but Millikin was ours! What we, the class of 1909, acknowledged leaders of the college, are doing here, modesty forbids us to relate. The records are the best testimony of our scholarship. In literary societies the .large number of our members and the part we play, speak louder than any assertions from us. ln English the classes now study the great American writersg the classes of the next generation must add to that list, McGee, our winner in the prize story contest. The debating club declares the merits of our future poli- ticians. The Christian associations serve as witnesses of our religious bent. The fraternal organizations are proof of the brotherly love we cherish. Even the Athletic Asso- ciation forgets not our services. No more references will we give. lt is the part of other classes, not so fearfully and wonderfully made, to send forth their volleys of eternal babble. All other glories in our history must remain un- told. The lips of the oracle are sealed! -Lueile M, Bragt-It 1909. "M tw 'xv YN W W tn. grub. Quinlml Mznttcs -'amos Elder mmml Stcwms Q XVHSUH 511115 Hudson Burgess McGee Culp hump ' , Wwtm. 1,1-llpy Athorlnn Hrickur Bullumy Miller lmhcnlmuurSmitty Sulimnvcnpclrit SU.a11u1- Bull Calrlul' Szulsoxu Bragg 83 Uhr Wlillihrk 19118 mm autumn man llnhgern emh Qlfark Svtnrg Qlnniwt winning Stnrg bg Elrrh GI. ifllrmrr, ifllirmher Zlunim' Qllana NCLE Ned threw another armful of pine knots upon the fire. The flickering light danced upon the quaint figure of the old slave with his bent hack and short white hair and fan- tastic old clothes. Suddenly the litttle boy cried out: "Uncle Ned, look at the face in the fire." And there, sure enough, was the crude outline of a human face. The seams and sears of a gnarled old knot formed the featuresg the fire glowed fiercely through the two holes which served as the eyes, and over all, the flames cast a dull, red hue. The burning boughs in front, like a veil, concealed the true nature of the apparition. The lady and the little girl turned away quickly from the window and the storm, and came forward. "Dat mus' be de ole Indian," said U11 :le Ned. The flames broke through a ereviee in the knot, and the "Ole Indian" seemed to blow his breath upon them. Uncle Ned drew back and the little girl in terror clung to her mother. Even as they looked, the face faded away. 'fMissus, de darkies say dat when de ole lndian shows his face, somethin' sho' is agwine to happen." The lady trembled as she thought of her husband lying dead on some far-away battle-field or already buried in some forgotten soldier's grave. "Missus, l spec' dat Young Marster has dun gawn and 1'it y'u but sum ob dem no 'count free soljuhrs hab tuk hit awa' from de pahty what was abringin' hit. Young Mars- ter lllll alright. lf he am not, y'u wud hab hyeared from de Kurnel ob his regimen'." The lady glanced around the room more calmly. Never had everything looked so bare, and the home-made clothes of the children seemed even poorer than they were. Some- thing must be done! "Uncle Ned," said the lady. "Yes, marm, 1nissus." "l shall have to sell a part of the plantation soon, Uncle Ned." "You'se agwine to sell a paht ob de ole plantation?" The thing seemed impossible. "Yes, it will have to be sold," and the lady looked at the little boy and girl who were planning a fort with the few old blocks they had. Sadly she turned away and thought again of her lover and the fast horse and the bright sword, and the sweet songs of the little birds came floating back through the warm spring air. Outdoors the rain had ceased and the North wind attacked more fiercely the unprotected crevices of the old house. lt rattled the shutters and wailed dismally around the corners. The children stopped laughing for a moment to listen to the sound. i e. The cold Uncle Ned drew himself closer to the fir seemed to creep into the room and fasten itself upon him. "Dey's agwine to sell a paht ob de lan'," he said to hiI11SClf. "What wud Ole Nlarster what was dead an' gawn an' lay sleepin under de white stones on de hill, what wud he say?" And he thought of the days when the old master was the gallant of the countryside and had gone every Night ill the week to a dance, carrying along with him Uncle Ned and the treasured banjo. l-le remembered the day when the old master had married. The young man with frank and smiling face had led his beautiful bride down the steps of the great house to the carriage between two long lines of grinning slaves and had smiled at him as he went past. The flowers and the music and the dresses and the happy cries of the slaves, all came back to him. And the years in which he had "helped Young Marster grow," how happy the old master had been in those days. The pine knots themselves seemed to catch the spirit of joy, for they popped furiously as if they were a regiment of soldiers Saluting, and the blue and white fiamcs mingled together and tcupcd on the World like a whole company of dancers. the wind At that moment a DI1l'llCl1l11l'lY 101155 shriek of . echoed through the valley. Uncle Ned W0lNlCl'Cll If U10 "Ole Indian" was calling his victims. The thought mflflc him uncomfortable. l-lad not someone on the plantation died every time the face had been seen? But to-mght only Young Missus, the children and he were there,-the "Ole lndian" must be mistaken this time. He felt strange- ly weak and tired, and his head slipped farther down upon his h-and. How many things he thought of to-night, The old slave's mind wandered away from the form of the old master and in its place, there came the vision of 1 1 n v I K llttlc llcgfo b0Y- With a smile overspreadmg his features and his teeth gleaming through the open lips, the boy stooud, with a hshing rod in one h-and and a torn, old Straw hat in the other. "Cum, Uncle Ned," he seemed to say, -.lcfs go down to de cool ob de woods, and hook sum ob dem trout" Uncle Ned smiled as he looked. lie thought of the lllghl WhCl1 he had found the little fellow wandering around m the Woods and IWW CVCFYUIIC on the plantation had liluglied when he said he would keep him. He had learned to love the boy, who would follow him around all day and at mght was his only companion down at the little Cabin near the big rock. The little boy, though, was as wild 35 the woods from which he came, and when he grew .oldcr and was put to work in the hot tields all day, 11 regtlgqs desire to steal away grew ever with him. Uncle Ned f9mCmlJCl'Cfl the night when the boy came to him and said- "Uncle Ned, l'se agwinef' "Agwinc whar?" 44 1 , - ' . lse agwme .1wa'," and after that mght for a long time notlnng was heard of the little negro boy. one day there F000 up to Uncle Ned's cabin '1 colored troop of United States soldiers. The old darky Wag du- Llcd Wlth the Elltter of their brass buttons and gold lace The runaway stepped forth, and the old slave rushed fOr- Zllhe illlillihrk 19 UH Uhr iluillihtk 1 H U H ward to meet him. He told Uncle Ned wonderful stories of the years that had passed. "Cum, Uncle Ned," he said, "yo' Ole Marster and Missus is dead an' all de ole folks am gawn--cum North an' lib with me. I'se a-comin' back in a few mo' months fo' y'u." "Na'w, naw, chile, l'sc afeared hit ain't agoin' to be, for I ain't agwine awa' from Ole Marster's folks in desc here troublous times. Naw "-- -he hesitated and his face lighted up-"'ccpt I gib dem what dis ole nigger am wuthfl The soldiers departed and Uncle Ned went out to the hot tields. As he dragged his feet overh the long cotton rows, he thought of the things the boy had said. He began to save the little money that was given him. The fair-haired boy on the hearth had fallen asleep. Uncle Ned looked down into his face. The cheeks were round and glowed with the heat of the tire, and the mouth and the eyes were those of the old master. The child smiled as he thought of something pleasant in his dreams. For a long time, Uncle Ned remained motionless, looking at the boy. "lJey's agwine to sell a paht ob de lan' what b'longs to this little fellah an' he ain't agwine to hab as much as Young Marster an' Ole Marstcr. Wud Ole Marstcr think dat he had dun right to let dem sell hit?" ' And he thought of Ole Marster as he lay dying, propped up by the great white pillows, and how when he came into the room where all the white folks were, Ole Marster had said: "Uncle Ned, I am going away and l won't come back. You have been a faithful slave. I want you to watch the old plantation when I am gone." His gaze wandered back tio the flickering flames. He saw another face in the fire. lt was that of a kind old man. The face smiled gravely at him and seemed to say: "Uncle Ned, watch the old plantation." Uncle Ned looked at the little boy again and the gold coins in his pocket burned as fiercely as did the pine knots in the fire. He hesitated a moment, then stole over to the little form and slipped something into the child's hand. "Dere, hit's dun." The tire seemed never to have burned more brightly. His headache was gone, and his back did not hurt and his limbs were not tired. The face seemed to beckon him nearer. He leaned forward to look at it. Suddenly, he arose: "Ole Marster, l'se a-eomin'." MQW P X fw fm I3 f mx X Aw ew Q w P iftlfify 5, is W ' f r:-J ' XX R FV' fgq' W LX W5 f xp 210 M 7 02+ L W ,N 'X 'YRS Q f KX " Xxx xx 85' XXX X F Ek K xx ix "--M, , ix J N W Sb - I ' KNxx1 XKXB N X ' I IXY' W V Uhr illilillihek 19118 imiirrru President-Flora Ross Vice-Presidenl-Robert Miller T1'ezlsurer-Clmester Hyde Secretary-Zelln Hostcttler Motto: Peraget angusta ad augusta Colors: Black and Gold. Truly the great Providence has wonderfully blessed that band. 88 .Tuhnvson Rnynolds TI:1 mlllon Baird Iszuws l"I0p,'1-I Sly Ponso Wusvm Cox Uydv Nllghfllg Poole Bone Ross IC. Ross McGm-th Duellvy Muruln Lyons Mmmtfronm-ry Has-tvttler Ilunnuh .Al'lTlwSll'0llfI King Eyvt-rs lim-twig MQNci1 Mlllm- Stuvunsnn Drake Ross llrnkv lloyd .lnm-s '1',,0km. S9 Uhr iliillihrk IHUH mm maxim was Snphnmnre Eiatnrg at Wealth I seek not, hope nor love Nor a friend to know me: All I seek the heaven above And the road before me." One night as I sat musing in my sequestered room, poring over massive volumes of ancient lore, quoting now and then a modern passage from Chaucer or Spenser with feigned admiration, I fell into a deep sleep. As I thus sat sleeping, forgetful of all the worldly things with which a student's mind is al-most always engrossed, I dreamed a dream, and a strange apparition rose up before me in a vision. I saw three angels clad in light, wearing golden crowns set with many stars, each bearing a wreath of glory and a small book that reminded me of Carlyle's "Sartor Resartusf' At first I was fearful and tried to tear the thick veil of light that enveloped me, but the magic splendor of the celestial jewels held me hxedly awed. As I stared at the wonderful glory of those adamantine stars I recognized in each a picture of some great hero or event. While yet I stupidly gazed in astonishment, the first angel raised his book and spoke in fear-dispelling words, "I am the spirit of the past." When he ceased, I had entirely regained my mental equilibrium and freely comprehended every flaming word he spoke thereafter. I'Ie read a tale as won- derful as I'Iomer's famous Epic, of heroes as mighty as Ajax, of deeds as marvellous as Achilles', of seers as wise as Nestor, of gallant foemen worthy of Trojan Hector, of maidens fair as Helen, as sympathetic and true as Andromache. He read of the eighty-seven gallant knights and fair ladies who set out in the autumn of nineteen hundred six A. D., to find the magic fountain of Knowledge, hidden somewhere in a mighty castle in a far-away, strange land, guarded by seven hundred battle-tried warriors taught of forty august sages the pilots of the land. I'Ie told of the triumphal entry of the Freshman Class 'l0 thru the great arched door of the famous clock-tower, into the marble corridors of the palatial structure of the J. NI. U. I-Ie finished his strange narration by reciting with dramatic interpretation the far-famed "Epic of fhe Oak," which tells in glowing words of the fierce battle which took place-that balmy October morning, when the solid square of 'l0 rallied around the Gold and Black and stood as firmly rooted to the ground as the famous oak they defended against the furious onslaughts of the heroic phalanx of '09, whose mighticst impulse recoiled from that wall of briawn as sunbeams reflected from the icy glaciers of the frozen North. And when he had ended his strange but true story he vanished from my sight into the black gloom, and a mightier and grander angel stood before me and said in thunderous tones, "l am the Spirit of the Present," Be- fore l could recover from my embarrassed amazement he raised his book, upon the cover of which was written in letters of pure light, "Sophomore, '10, Wonder Book, J. M. U.," and continued the strange, mysterious theme of his companion. His was indeed a fascinating story. inter- estingly sublime. As nearly as memory recalls, his story ran: On September tenth, nineteen hundred seven, the cele- brated Class of '10 enters stronger, both in numerical value and brain energy, than it had left here as Freshmen the year previous, a gigantic proposition hitherto un- dreamed of at Millikin. Truly great Providence has wonderfully blessed that band. Twice the god of war has shielded them under his grim smile. Conquering. unconquerable, they stand pre- eminent since that pitchy black night succeeding the gloomy day when the Freshman White and Blue tlapped in dingy triumph from the heaven-towering smoke-pile. All day long ambitious tire ranged in Spartan breasts, all day long the colors waved in triumph. Darkness came. and with it the question-will morning dawn on specters conquered or spirits indomitable? But this peaceful midsummer-night scene was soon to alter. Suddenly there was an awful rush, the noise and confusion of battle, a splash in the placid Styx, and the deed was done: twenty-tive Freshmen niet a watery fate. But the colorshyet wave in space. The second great battle was foughtg the second great victory was won. With this he closed the book and said quietly, "My records as yet are incomplete: man molds his destiny-the last chapter remains with you." As he uttered these words he vanished-a specter in the dark- ness-and was seen no more. Yet the pause of a second and T heard the strains of Cllclmlltllltll mllSlC, a melody purer than the strains of the golden harp of Orpheus, and a third angel stood before me, saying kindly: "I am the Spirit of the Future." Scarcely had he ended when T heard the heavy tread of marching feet, and behold: There they came, clad in mortar-board and gown, girded for battle, equipped for life, with bowed heads, the Class of '10, Thru the dim perspective I saw Prexie, Profs. Conant, Stevenson, Shaw, Morton, and the rest, watching the procession with filled eyes. Wlien the angel beheld it he raised his book and sang in tones purer than the silv'ry moonlight this mys- terious but solemn lay: Uhr Millihrk 1 H IJ H Uhr Millihrk 1 9 U H A mighty star is ascending To its zenith in the skyg And its living rays are searching In 'a future that is nigh. Slow and steady you're advancing From the pleasant walks of life, To adorn the faithful armor And be heroes in the strife. Fame the barrier stands before you, And the path is clark as nightg But by ever pushing onward You shall gain the stormy height. Time is but a rushing river, Labor but the strange device With which you must ever battle For the royal crown of life. Onward then, thou faithful legion VVrestle with the foes of lifeg Future years shall yet behold thee As you conquer every vice. Let your measure be of service For the good and truth of many Let your trust be in the Master- Led of God from Bethlehem. I'lonor's page is ever near your Answer to her endless roll, And by following her commandments You shall reach the treasured goal. When at last your sun is setting And the strength of youth grows sligh You shall see across dcath's waters In a brighter realm of light, Then the voice of angels heralds you To the King of all renownedg You shall see the gift of labor, And from l-lim receive the crown. srrii ffgff 92 WRES fu W U .A .QL X W ,rj by ' wx Ulf f W W MQ Q V gf A nl, nlxfiyk Qfniffig xiii X NL F X N DUQWQ ' ,J ix M 3 , ig " ' 'ff-Qgk H Vi: , ' 1 , t KQV XXX! fij'.'9 A xml M S PT it Th 7 q American Amveg -' Uhr millihrk 1 H U H Gbftirrrn President--l larulrl llznnptun Viee-Presiclent--llcizt Dezlrth Secretary--joy Van Cleve Treasurer--Corwin Ruzteh Motto: "Nun qnisjserl quid." Yell. Skinny wmv-wow Osky wow-www Who are we? Seven emne eleven Wow-wow. "The inspectors in thc eorridiors reported the heaviest shipment of raw 1l12llC1'i2li in the history of the bureztu. Colleetdr Dyer reported that the tariff receipts were unusually heavy, showing that the green material must have been of considerable V2lillC.U 94 Colors: Light lilue and .Dark Blue s Zlirrahmau Eiatnrg I-Ill freshman was going home, his hat and umbrella were in the rack above the car window, his suit-case was under the seat, and he lay stretched out lazily glancing over the Decatur Review. There was a glowing account of the exercises of commencement day, with a picture of the class. VVhen he had read this, the freshman reached down to his suit-case for the Millidek. llc opened it first to thc fraternity picture and then passed on to the freshman class and its history. He had read that history once, but it was well worth reading again. That was a line-looking bunch, that freshman classg what husky, athletic-looking fellows and what pretty girls, especially that one. ' Meanwhile the tr-ain was slowly leaving Decatur and Millikin behind. The freshman replaced his Millidek and returned to his paper, the last Review he'd read for a long time. Bu-t thc cars made such a drowsy noise and the sun came in through the windows and bothered him so, that he covered his face with his paper. lle lay quietly listening to the grind of the wheels and thinking of his grinding that was over. The newsboy came through, selling his papers and the freshman started up only to cover his face again. The brakeman called the station, as the train slowed up, but the freshman lay quietly in his seat. obliv- ious to all his surroundings. There was Doctor Shaw up in 49 talking about class organization, nominations were made and Hampton was elected president. A steady fellow, Hampton was. too, a good kid for the place, but it was sure tough work putting him through. Then the class colors, such a time they had in choosing them, but they made up for the time spent in picking them out. Light blue and dark blue went to- gether tine and didn't they look dandy up on the smoke- stack, even if it was hard work putting them there. My, the sophs were surprised: they just stood at the windows and stared, guess they found out there were a few fresh- men around. Found it out some more. too, when they tried to duck the freshmen-got some of it themselves. At least they wore other suits the next day. The freshmen sure were a line class. The train had stopped and an old man got on and sat down beside the freshman. lt was John Ruskin, the much abused and accursed John Ruskin, His eyes were large and staring, he looked at the freshman as a haunted beast and then began to talk political reformsp Dry old stuff! He talked and talkedg he asked the fretshman's opinion of Turner, and how did he regard nature in relation to God and man? The freshman groaned and turned his back so that the old man stared at him with hurt expression and left. Wlieii he had gone the freshman turned to look for him and there he sat talking to Tom De Quincey, that fellow that took carholic acid or something. NVhat was it he took? lt wasn't carbol'ic acid or morphine, or-was it opium? Yes, that was it-opium. Silly old idiot, didn't Uhr tlllillihrk 19118 any maxim num he know any better than that? And there in front of them sat Emerson and Carlyle, one listening to the conversation and the other reading the Chicago American. Emerson was a dandy. He wrote about love, but half those men never had any experience in the stuff they wrote about. If Carlyle had attended Millikin he'd have known something about real heroes. I-le remembered that he read Emerson when Billy Sundav was in Decatur and how many things Billy Sunday said that was just what Emerson thought. It was about that time that they had such a time about that debate with Illinois College, Roach and Griffin and some other fellow were on the committee, and t'hey did good work, too. Speaking of debates made him think of the Brown debate and how Wand did. W-and worked hard on that debate and did good work. Then in the story con- test, two of them were 'written by freshmen girls, and good stories they were, both of them. The freshman class was a wide-awake bunch, a good all-'round class. Look at the football team, baseball team and everything else that was going, they-what was that the brakeman was calling- it was home, his own home. -Joy 'Van Cleve, 1911. what in a Zllrimh? Whether with many or whether with few: One who will stand for the just and the true, ln upholding the right, in lighting for the wrong, What is a friend? It is one who is strong One who is honest in word and deed,- Who is willing to work that he may succeed, Who speaks, with an eye that is steady and clear, From the mind within,-devoid of fear. One whose thoughts and actions blend In earnest endeavor toward one great end,- Toward character, strong and brave for right, Which will guide afar as a beacon light One who will serve by conceding his right lf to some weaker brother that thing is a blight:- Who will help save one, just ready to fall:- For none are perfeetg-Christ saved us all. With a cheerful word for a friend in distress, An honest jo-y in his happiness,- Sincere and earnest, hearty and ikindg- This is the friend we would wish to find. -Alice Henderson. Myers Athert-on Van Cleve Henderson Petrie Good Freeman Moses Davis Davis Perry Xvillis Pifer Taylor Geo Hud-s'e-n Atherton Hoa-eh Deuce Bum-k Votaw Lively New Dickey Siebens Yoder Hadley 1"r:uLer Wilkin File Iilng Sll0l'C NVand WVorniuk .I'l:xmpLou 'Frautmun Brown Shure Turner Hell 97 Uhr Millihrk 19118 Ulu illllillihek 15 II B Elie Zlluithful ttarhenn' As the ev'ning shadows lengthened at the closing of the day, And the noisy herds were coming from the lields across the way, ln a mansion grand and spacious sat an old man bowed with care, And beside him sat his daughter, gently stroking his gray hair, For she lowezd her father dearly, and to ease his growing pain Was her daily thought and purpose, but her efforts were in vain. Since the old man was a miser and despised by all he knew, And exceedingly unhappy for a man so "well to do." While the daughter strove to lighten many burdens of her sire With a voice as sweet as angcl's in the blithe celestial choir. At the door there came a pers'nage strange in utterance and form, It was Enzo, faithful ga1'd'ner, seeking labor for the morn. "Peace be with you," said he kindly, as he stepped into the room Like a moonbeam slyly searching for its prey, a bit of gloom. "Howdy, Enzo," spoke the master, with a sad, despondent air, "Why are you so kind and happy in this world of toil and care?" "W'y, 1'm happy 'cause the Saviour guides me safely every day, Makes me kind to all my brothers, helps me cheer them on their way." "O, my Enzo! l'd give acres of the linest land I own If my life could be as sunny. Can he change this heart of stone?" "Just accept him, he will bless you with the joy that comes to all,-- Helping poor, disheartened trav'lers from a hard, disgraeing fall." Years have come and gone since Enzo changed his master's life of gloom, Now they both lie cold and lifeless in a dark and lonely tomb, But they made the world much brighter, Enzo by his words and life, And the master with his money helped the needy--ended strifeg For the life that we call happy, lies not in a pile of gold, But in helping weary brothers on their journey to the fold. -Harry Pifer 4. ,...f .,..,..,. Dearth Logan Lich-tenberger Crowder Towne Boy-d May Lamb Wickard McC1eN1-land Griffin A11ent'l1a1'p Bane V0l'1S Tippett Bane Ham-pvton Williams 99 Uhr millihrk IH IIB Lil, S 01112 minima all ' ' Y uma ' l il N' ' i X Q .llll i e N 1 M K . fl 1 . K llfv X , fp! X K fl ig X 5 A X ' it ,. ,Q ' - , - w Qrffrbvl E ' ' X 'S S S4 2' S?-Q. lirigv minnvra Rodgers and Clark Original Story Brown Debate - - - Intel'-Society Contest - - - Inter-Society Original Story - Inter-Society Reading - Inter-Society Oration - - Inter-Society Debate - E. Starr Cole Millidek Story '- - - - Second Prize Millidclc Poem - Second Prize - Millidek Cartoon Millidck Full-Page Zinc Etching 100 - Fred T. McGee John Lyons - Orlandian William Banlill Pllll0fl"llill,l1C'illl Minnie T. Drum Orlandian james M. Lively Orlandian and Carleton F. Mattes Orla-ndlian Raymond Turner Williaim Banlill Raymond Turner William Banilll Walter lsaaes - - Walter Isaacs QQ W X5 Mil SS g 65 P J gif Bren. igiatnrg Bibliography. Uhp jllillihpk James, Benjamin Brown, Notes on VVho's Who. lgng CVol. XXIII 231 H E Academy class of nineteen hundred and feet. The average weight is about one hundred and thirty x eight is composed of thirty members, more pounds and six ounces. The average height is live feet, or less, more at the beginning of the school tive and seven one-hunclredths inches. year and probably less when linals are over, Lusty infants imiccdg credits counted and the preserving season is done. Yes, the class expects to fail sometime. The faculty is justly proud of this class. It is no common mob. The J. M. U. magnet has attracted the best metal from every point of the compass. Though the wise upperelassmen call us infants, we are infants in no sense of the word. The weight of the cllass is approximately three thousand two hundred and fifty pounds. The height of the class is about one hundred thirty-seven and one-half We have been led in our search for "'idears" and ideals by Burr Million, with whom we all heartily co-operate, Although we are not without prize winners in the halls of learning and on the battlefields, we are not affected with that too common disease, mlilllglilllll caputf' l have merely written the introduction to the history of this class. Our history, like our future, is before us. -Alice Finfrock. V ixgwsez' g,Zgscer-fwfr Q I02 llnlrlmlns Cl-nrko Dalckvy Moulton I"infrm'k llvllslm-5' Pzlrlu-1' Shultz .lnmmlmsw-11 Mvlnltuslll Pla-LZ Owl-ns lflrlclcn-1' liilwr lmwm-ll hwubsllll linngllnulll Bom- Shipp Million Foster 1':Ltl0n Mlllvr Muullmu 103 Ellyn' Millihrk IHUH Numher 21134 "T'here's good in all men. The lowest wretch, I say, That walks God's footstool, has a touch divine, Uh' mtllthgk That lurks within the starting of a soul. lgna Mayhap it Hickers like a low-turned lamp, But as Godls better than all thought conccives, That gleam can never die. At last, somehow, Someway, some hand, perhaps the Master's own, Will nurse that spark into a steady flame." the broad granite walk, and like a great gray serpent wound in and out among the wagon- shops and planing mills that lilled the prison yard. Down beyond the foundry the begin- ning o'f the line, the' head of the serpent, was lost at the stairway leading to the second floor of a long, narrow building in which whisk-biiooms were manufactured. The whisk-broom factory occupied both stories of the building at the far end of the prison yard. On the ground Hoor men worked at lathes, turninvg out the 'wooden han- dles for the brooms that were finished, sorted, and tied up- stairs. At theicorner the line divided, sixty-hve of the men climbed the stairway to the second Hoor, and the other thirty entered the lathe-room below. On entering the work-room of the second floor, the men assembled before a railed platform, upon which a red- faced, coatless man stood behind a desk. In cold, metallic tones, he called the numbers of the convicts employed on HE line of dingy-coated men stretched along 104 -W. H. B. the "whisk-broom contract," and the latter, each in turn. replied "Here!" when their numbers were spoken. 'tTwenty-thirty-'four!" called the red-'faced man. There was no response. "Twenty-thirty-'fourl" The red-faced man leaned over the desk and glared down. Then a voice from somewhere on the left answered, "l'lere!" "What was the matter with you the hrst time?" snapped the foreman. The man thus questioned removed his -cap and took three steps toward the platform. In feature, the word "hard" would describe him. His head was long, wide at the forehead, and yet narrow between the temples. His eyes were small and close together. Th lower jaw was square and heavy, and the ears protruded abnormally. A trifle afbove medium height, with a pair of drooping, twitch- ing shoulders, the man looked criminal. To the question he replied doggedly, "I answered tl1e first time, sir, but I guess you rlidn't 'hear me." The foreman gazed steadily at the man. Their eyes met. The foreman's did not waver, but "2034" lowered his and fumbled nervously with his cap. "All right," replied the foreman, quietly, "but I guess youql better report to the warden as soon as you get thru in here. Don't wait for any piece-woirk. Go to 'him as soon as you have finished your task. I'll tell him you're coming. He'll be waiting for you in the front ofhcef' "Yes, sir." Th-e convict did not raise his eyes. He stepped back into line. Then, at the clap of the foreman's hands, the men broke ranks, and each walked a-way to his own bench or machine. Five- minutes later, the swish of the corn-wisps HS they were separated and tied into rough brooms, and the occa- sional tap of a hammer, were the only sounds in that long room where sixty-live men t0ilCfl- At ten minu-tes' past three o'elock, 2034 crossed to the platform. "What do you want?" asked the foreman, as he eyed keenly the man in t'he dull-gray suit. "A paper of small itacks," was the reply, quietly spoken. The- necessary order was written, and as 2034 moved away to the door leading to the stock-room, the man on the plat- form watched him closely from between half-closed lids. A guard who had come around from behind the broom- bins noticed the' way in which the foreman followed every movement of the convict, and stepping over to the plat- form asiked, in an undertone, "Anything wrong, Bill?" "That's what I don't know, George," the foreman re- plied. "That man Riley's 'been acting queer of late. I've 105 got an idea there's something up his sleeve. There's not a harder man on the contract than that fellow. and by the way he's been carrying on, sullen like and all that, Fm fearing someth-ing's going to happen. You remember him, don't you? What, no? Why, 'he's that Riley from Acorn. He came in two years ago on a burglary job in Clive, where he shot a drug clerk that oficrcd objections to his carrying off everything there was in the shop. They made it manslaughter, and he's in for fifteen years. And I'm told there's another warrant for him when he gets out, for a job done four years ago in Kentucky. I'Te's a bad one. A fellow like that is no good round this shop." The guard smiled cynically at the foreman's suggestion that a convict may be too bad even for prison surround- ings. "And his influence over the boys isn't ,for good. either." went on the foreman. "Thcre's not a fellow in- side these walls that for the sake of getting out would com- mit violence quicker than Riley. llut l've got my eye on him, and Vin sending him up to the warden this afternoon. Say, George, when you go back, will you tell the warden Riley's coming up to call on him this afternoon, and tell him what I'vc been telling you about him, will you?" "Sure, Bill," was the smiling reply of the guard as he moved away. 2034 had returned with his paper of tacks and had gone directly to his bench. lt was a quarter to four by the forcman's watch when the door at the head of the stairway opened and the war- den entered, accompanied by two friends, whom he was shoiwing thru the "plant," as he always persisted in call- Zllhv Hllillihrk 1 B IJ B any Millihrk inns ing the prison. The warden was a stout, jovial man who looked more- like a bishop than a "second father" to eight hundred criminals. The foreman did not observe his en- trance into the roolm, and only looked up when he heard his voice. "This is where the whisk-brooms are made," the Will'- den was explaining to his friends. "On the floor below, which we just left, you will remember we saw the boys turning out broom-handles. Some of th-e' work, you see, is done by imlachine. The brooms are tied and sewed, th-o-, by hand, over at those benches." As the warden ceased speaking, the foreman leaned across the desk and tapped him on the shoulder. "Riley's coming in to see you this afternoon. He's been acting queer-don't answer the call, and the like. I thought maybe you could call him down." The warden only nodded, and continued his explana- tions to the visitors. "Now," he said, moving away to the door leading into the room beyond, "if you will come over here I will show you our store-rooms. You see we have to' keep a lot of material on hand. Beyond this second room the stuff is stored up, and is taken into the stock-room as it wanted. Between the rooms we have arranged these big sliding iron doors that, in case of fire, could be dropped, and thus, for a few minutes at least, cut the flames off from any rvoom but that in which they originated.. See?" He pulled a lever at the side of tl1e door and a heavy iron sliding-sheet dropped slowly and easily to the fioor. "You see," he went on, "that completes the wall." 106 The visitors nodded. "Now come on thru here and look at the straw and velvet we have stored away in bales." The visitors followed the warden thru the second room, and into the third. There, ranged regularly on the floor, were huge bales of broom-straw, and against the walls of the room boxes upon boxes of velvets, taeks, ornaments, bits of metal, and all of the other separate parts of the whisk-broom. The visitors examined the tins and felt of the bales of straw. "Very interesting," observed one of the men, as he drew his cigar-case from his pocket, and biting the tip from one of the cigars it contained, struck alittle wax match on the sole of his shoe. He held the match in his hand until it had burned down, then threw it on the floor, and followed the warden and the other visitor under the heavy iron screen into the work-room of the factory. The foreman was busy a-t his books, and did not observe the little party as it passed thru the shop and out at the big door. Ten minutes later, a guard sauntered intlo the room and stopped at the first of the benches. He idly picked up one of the finished brooms and examined it. His attention was just then distracted by some one pulling at his coat from behind, He turned. "Why, Tommy, my boy, what is it?" The tiwo soft brown eyes of a little child were turned up to him. "l'n1 loolking for papa," replied the little fel- low. "The foreman downstairs said he comed up here. Uncle George is back in the house, and mamma sent me to Gnd papa." The guard patted the little fellow's head. "And we will find him, Tommy," he said. He went over to the foreman's desk. "Bill, did the warden come up here? Tommy's looking for him, his mother sent him out." The foreman raised his eyes from his books. "Yes," he replied, "he went in there with a couple of gentlemen." Th guard looked down at the little boy. "He's in the stock-room," he said. "You'll find him in there, Tommy." Then he turned and walked out of the shop. The child ran on into the room beyond. His father was not there. The stock-keeper did not observe the little boy as he tip- ast t'he desk. Tommy passed on into the further room. I-Ie knew he would find his father in there, and he would crawl along between the tiers of straw bfales, and take him by surprise. He had hardly passed the door 'when the stock-keeper, raising his head from the lists of material he was prepar- ing, held his face up and sniffed the air. Quietly he arose from his revolving chair and went to the door of the straw-room. He merely peered inside. Turning sudden- ly, he pressed upon the lever near the door, and the iron screen slid into place, cutting off the further room. Then, snatching a few books that lay on his desk, he slipped out into the shop, and at that door released the second screen As it fell into place with a sllight crunching noise, the fore- man turned in 'his chair. The eyes of the two men met. The stock-keeper raised his hand and touched his lips with toed, in a childish 'way, p the first finger. xo7 t "Get the men out! Get the men out!" he gasped. 'The store--room is on fire!" The foreman rapped on the table twice. Every man working in the-room turned and faced the desk. "Work is over for today," said the foreman. His man- ner was ominously calm, and the men looked at each other wonderingly. "Fall in!" At the order, the dingy gray suits formed the same old serpent, and the line moved rapidly thru the door at the end of the room and down the outside stairs. There, in front of the building, they were halted, and a guard dispatched to find the warden. He was discov'e-red in the foundry. "Fire in the broom-shop," whispered the guard. The warden's face paled. l-le dashed thru the doorway and one minute later came around the corner of the build- ing, just in time to see the' first signs of flame against the windows of the rear room upstairs, Within fifteen seconds a troop of guards had drglvvn the little hand engine from its house and hitched the hose to the hydrant nearest the shop. From all the other build- ings the men were being marched to their cells. "These men!" hurriedly whispered the foreman to the warden. "What shall I do with them?" "Get 'em inside as soon as you can! This can't last long, the front ofthe building is cut off." The fofemilll gave an order. At that instant a woman came running down the prison yard. Reaching the war- den's side, she fell against him heavily. Uhr Millihrk 1 H Il B Uhr :lllllillihzk 1 HHH "Why, Harriet," he exclaimed, "what is the matter?" "Oh," she gasped, "Tommy! Tommy! where is Tommy?" A guard at the end of the engine rail turnied ashy pale. He raised a hand to his head, while the other grasped the wheel to keep him from falling. Then he cried, "Mr, Jef- fries, l-T believe Tommy is up there in t'he stock-room. He went to look-" The warden clutched the man's arm. "Up there? Up there?" he cried. The sudden approach of the woman and the words that followed had wrought so much confusion that the men paid no attention to the foreman's command, and he had even failed to notice their lack of attention, in the excite- ment of the moment. "Great God!" cried the warden. "What can I do- what can T do? No one can live up there!" There was a crash. One of the windows fell out. "Get a ladder!" someone -cried. A guard ran back toward the prison-house. Then, in the midst of the hubbub, a man in a dingy gray suit stepp-ed out a yard from the line of convicts. His prison number was 2034. l-Te touched his little square cap. "lf you'll give me permission, I think 'l can get up there," was alll he said. "You! You!" exclaimed the iwarden. "No, no, I will tell no man to do it!" There was a second crash. Another window had fallen out, and now the tongues of flame were lapping the walls above. 108 The convict made no reply. With a bound he was at the end of the line and dashing up the outer stairway. The warden's wife was on her knees, clinging to the hand of he'r husband. ln his eyes was a dead, cold look. A few of the men bit their lips, and the faint shadow of a smile played about the mouths of others. They all waited. A convict had broken a regulation-had run from the line! He would be punished. liven as he had clambered up the stairs, a guard had cried, "Shall T shoot?" The silence was broken by a shriek from the woman kneeling at the warden's feet. "Look," she cried, and pointed to the last ofthe windows upstairs. There, surrounded by a halo of smoke, and hemmed in on all sides by flames, stood a man in a dingy gray suit. One sleeve was on Ilre, but he heat out the flames with his left hand. Those below heard him cry, "Pvc got him!" Then the figure disappeared. Instantly it returned, bear- ing something in its arms. lt was the limp form of a child. All saw the man wrap smoking straw around the- body. and tie around that two strands of heavy twine. Then that precious burden was lowered out of the window. The father rushed forward and held up his arms to receive it. Another foot-he hugged the limp body of his boy to his breast! On the ground a little way back lay a woman as if dead. "l-Tereis the ladder," cried the foreman, and at that moment the eyes that were still turned upon the window above witnessed a spectacle that will reappear before them again and again in visions of the night . I The coat the man wore was ablaze. Flames shot out on either side of him and ahove him. Just as the ladder was placed against the wall, a crackling was heard-not the crackling of tire. Then, like a thunder-bolt, a crash occurred that caused even thenien in their cells to start, The roof caved in! In the prison yard that line of convicts sa-w 2034 reel and fall backward, and heard, as he fell, his last cry, "Fm a-cominl, warden !" He was a convicted criminal, and died in prison gray. But it would not seem wonderful to the warden if, when that n1an's sold took flight, the Recording Angel did write his name in the eternal Book of Record, with the strange, cabalistic sign,-a ring around a cross,-that stands for "good bch:-.vior." Oh Lord, this life of anxious, uncourageous care, And day unmarked of day doth burden me, A life of sellish, unavailing works, And word and deed formed for an audience's car, l do not hold as worth the living for. Give mc, O Lord, the chance to do great good, Or failing that the chance to do great wrong. 109 Uhr Mllillihrk 19 H B WNW! Will!! ILMWI WI IWW! ltll l UI UU WIN! lull! U1 NU UU Wil KU llllll lUl UI WI WI KW lklllklil klllwllllllwwl llll WJ NUI WI 'lm mlligs-HI I Q f f Q I. .L . l H AN ORGANIZATION OF UNIVERSITY MEN IN THE: CITY OF DECATUR OFFICERS T. VV. Galloway-President J. A. Montgomery-Viee-Presiflent Clarence A. Wait-Secretary and Treasurer OBJECT The object of the Club is to investigate and dis- cuss problems of present human interest, and thus to promote mutual improvement and intel- lectual and social enjoyment. IIO imlemhrra nf the Olluh Geo. R. Bacon Dr. Lynn M. Barnes Dr. W. C. Bowers Dr. S. H. Bowyer Dr. E. J. Brown S. W. Ehrman T. L. Evans C. A. Ewing, Jr. Dr. T. W. Galloway E. P. Irving Thos. B. jack Dr. H. C. Jones J. G. Keller Dr. R. J. Kellogg Dr. S. E. McClelland W. G. McCullough Rev. J. W. McDonald A. H. Mills Dr. S. J. Bnmstead Robert I. Hunt B. O. McReynolcls Adolph Mueller Associate Members Dr. E. T. Evans III Dr. A. T. Miller J. A. Montgomery C. R. Murphy W. C. Outten Dr. W. H. Penhallegon Dr. J. D. Rodgers Dr. J. B. Shaw Dr. A. R. Taylor Re C. v. J. W. Van Cleve A. Wait Rev. R. W. Gammon Prof. B. B. James Prof. W. C. Stevenson Rev. O. W. Laurence Supt. H. B. Wilson Prof. H. E. Smith ' Dr. J. C. Hesslcr Prof. Binney Gunnison I-Ion. W. E. Nelson H. C. Schaub W. E. Edmonds Robert P. Vail Uhr llllillihrk 19 ll B Uhr illlltllihrlt 15118 51112 Einrnln Qlnllvge iliuilhinga , likin Uniwelrsilty, located at Lincoln, has three buildings located in one of the hand- somcst groves in the state. The campus contains about eleven acres. The main building, three stories above basement, was completed in 1865 at a cost of about 315,000 It is a substantial struc- ture of the type so common in the middle of t'he last century, being almost exactly square, with fifteen foot stories, and the assembly room located on the third floor. The base- ment contains the usual' ac-commodations, including until recently the 'chemical laboratory. The lirst floor is occu- pied by the natural history cabinet, the physical and chem- ical laboratories, and the Young Menis Christian Associa- tion and two recitation rooms, On the second fioor are located the art rooms, the domestic economy rooms and two music rooms. The Athenian Hall, the old chapel, and two music rooms are located on the third floor. H15 other college constituting the James Mil- The new building on the left, shown in the cut on the opposite page, was erected in 1902 at a cost of 325,000 lt is thoroughly mioldern throughout. The basement accommodates the gymnasium and the cloak rooms and lavatories. The lirst floor gives ample space for the library, the ollice, the matron's room, and llour recitation rooms, with a generous lobby in the center. The third floor is devoted largely to the assembly hall, -with hand- some rooms Io-n either side the' main stairway for the Voting Women's Christian Association and the private studio of the instructor in elocution. The janitor's house is located at the rear of the build- ings named. lt is a one story wooden structure, with ample accommodations for a large family. The laboratories of the departments of natural science and domestic economy are very satisfactorily equipped. Both have made valuable additions recently. TI2 F i Uhr Hllillibrlt 1 El Il H Beraturian Etaf Editor-in-Chief - Associate Editor Business Manager Literary Editor Local Editor Exchange Editor Athletic Editor - Alumni Editor - - .Domestic Economy Editor Engineering Editor Commerce and Finance Editor Orlandian Society Editor Philomath can Society Editor Y. W. C. A. Editor Y. M. C. A. Editor II - E. Starr Cole Hiram M. Shumway - Raymond Turner - Ora Bellamy Lulalou De Grout William Banlill - H. M. Shumway - Ada Lindsay Katherine Trautman - Harry Baxter Clarence Elcgel - Loretta Boyd De Forrest Baird Louise Stevenson - Charles Hartwig 1 . fi Ban1l11 Baxter Baird Flegel DcG1'out. Stevenson Bellamy Boyd Lindsay Shumway C010 Tumor IIS V----'-1-W .. fr ...T V ,. ,, .,..... , .... .v.......-... W... ,, .mf ,1 JI? fu-QM , V '. '. Q Hantwig Truyulmnn Uhr Mtllihrk 15118 Cmweepewese 11 Ujeu 1' J1L3L51Hl'iL'glL11'-ilhl'-1 we-.if11ai1:i1e,1'11 I I lrugiaiu im 151 an 13111 is i ia 1 HTH H ujiewei'-f1.5'F1I'w11! mm muim-h ' r A e e e ee ' ' October 18. Montaville Flowers-"The Christmas Carol." November 15. Newell Dwight llillis-"Ruskin and The New Movement in Art." December 6. Olive Mead Quartet. January 31. Prof. A. R. Crook-"Grand Czmyon of the Color:ulo." March 30. Ben Greet Players-"Everyman " April 14. Dr. W. A. Quayle-"King Lear." 116 Zlnter-Snrivtg mantra! Frizz Stare Au llntrnh Hath n was a fool in those days-a fool in more ways than one, but most of all when the war came and I joined Flitman's Irregulars, a band of guerrillas from a neighboring county. Their ways of abandon and license, ungraced by order, appealed to us wild blades far more than the regular service. For I had early learned to discard the wise conn- sels of my widowed mother, and to spend most of my time in company with a crowd of village rowdies and ne'er-do- wells. And none of them could excel me in daring or in utter disregard ofthe consequences. Yet I was not wholly bad, and many a night I had come home from some deep carousal or lawless expedition to hours of contrition and heart-sorrow-to fervent prayer for escape from the hell so terribly provided for me. We had come down into central Tennessee and were now eneamped in a wood some two miles from the little town of Mapleton. It was a beautiful country-beautiful even for the Southland. War had not yet made it a deso- lationg and the wide plantations, with their varied life, each centering afbout the regal mansion, seemed like the sudden realization of some long-abandoned ideal. There was a company of home volunteers in the neigh- borhood, young fellows mostly, fairly btrbtbling over with courage and fight. They attacked us, entrenched tho we were by the wood, and all but carried the day. I will long remember that, fight, both because of what occurred after- I ward, and because it was here that I killed my first man. I-Ie was behind a tree and I never saw him afterward. But I heard that groan, and shall hear it to my dying day. And I thought, what if it were a boy like myself?--but I dared not go and seeg for I knew. if it were. it would haunt me forever. I shut my eyes, and I saw the image of a young fellow with curled locks-and dreamy eyes and a certain vivid energy, such a one as l had seen the day before at a near-by manor house. Oh God! if it were he! My heart became sick within mc at the thought. I pointed the place out to a comrade, and turned away. It was the afternoon of the same day that Iflitman, a rough, burly coward, and some ten of us fellows, scouring the country for provision and for trouble, came up to a plantation-the very one where the lad lived that had arisen in my mind's eye when I shot the man-I never call him boy-in the woods. To my surprise as we halted some distance away. he was standing there on the wide veranda, clad in the Confederate uniform. I paled and reeled as if he had come from the land of the dead, perhaps there was a presentiment in my emotion. As I recovered myself, I saw him talking with an elderly gentleman, thin and spare, dignified and handsome, and ta slight slip of a girl. with yet a certain regality about her appearance. Flitman bade ns all seek shelter. I wondered at it, but l did not hesitate. I saw the strange workings of his mouth, a presage of evil always with him, but 1 did not Tillie millihrk IHUH Uhr illllillihrk 1 9 H H have sense enough to guess its meaning. I have figured it out since that there was some hidden enmity between him and the old man, and he chose thus fouly to avenge itg or else he was stark mad with bloodthir-st. The little company came out to the gate and the son mounted his horse and, with a farewell kiss of the hand, rode off. I-Ie had not gone fifty yards when a gun cracked, and he fell from his saddle, a corpse. I did not loolkg I could guess too much. But I turned to Flitman, who coolly laughed and said something about "a line tragedy." My whole soul became alive with hatred of the cowardly murderer. 1 pulled my revolver and stuck it in his face, and I had sent his soul to hell in one moment, but that Jo Hawkins, his boon companion in villainy, struck me with the stock of his gun. Pk :if :if ff as wk in Pk I was unconscious for a long time. In fact I remember no more till it was dark and I found myself lying on the hard Hoor of a negro cabin. The men were seated about a low fire, an-d, as the flickering gleam lit up their faces, I could see the tense lines of fear and anxiety and un- nameable horror. Then the memory of that crime flashed upon me, and the weirdness of it all made me half believe we were no longer on earth. The room was very stillg so still I was half startled out of my wits when someone said that "the kid had come to." But no one answered him, nor seemed to care. What had happened I could not guess, and it was long before I knew all. A rumor of approaching Confederates had sent the Irregulars scurrying northward, leaving their 118 leader to shift for himselfg and he, after a vain effort to find them, had sought a passing refuge in the isolated cabin, with those of us who were with him. Why they had not left me to my fate I could never understand. The silence was oppressive, and yet, strange to say, no one heard a footstep when suddenly there came a knocking at the door. The men shrank back in terror, but one of the bolder of them cried "Come in!" The door opened and admitted-a girl. To my surprise it was the same one I had seen upon the veranda, the sister of the dead boy. She was beautiful. The straight nose, not too long, the Hrm mouth and well-rounded chin, but above all the eyes shone out like diamonds from the gloomy cloudiness of her eye-brows. She was young, too, not above seven- teeng and such soul and spirit! Quickly she spoke and intensely, as tho buoyed up by great excitement and resolve. "I don't know which of you killed Tom, but you didn't all do it. And they'll hang you every one if they catch you here, and 'twould be as wrong to kill people that didn't do it as for him"-her voice broke as she finished-"to kill Tom." Those last words seemed for the time to wither the energy of her purpose. She hesitated and looked furtively over the men, as tho s'he half hoped in some way to single ont the real culprit. lrler love for her dead brother and her desire to save the innocent struggled with one another thru long seconds. She walked the untrod path t'hat day, the path that tries the strongest soul. But at length she was herself again, and there was a note of calmness in her voice as, with the precision of a general, she mapped .4 out the course they were to follow. And then, when she had answered their eager questions, they one by one slouched out with never a word of gratitude. Only Flit- man, as he passed her, said tauntingly, "Thank you, miss, for you good principles." And, as he paused in the door- way, he added in a tone that sent my blood cold-and yet it was soft enough-"Will you go with us?" She turned toward him, crying, "You are his mur- derer, then!" And a fierce light gleamed in her eyes. "No-no," he cried beseechingly, cringin-g before her. Then he saw me in the corner. "There he isg I leave him to your care," and without another word he was gone. She came over and looked down and said, almost dazedly, "No, it ean't be you. Why, you're just a boy like Tom!" And a look of anguish and self-reproach c-ame over her face. "And I let him go-Tom's murderer. Poor father, how he loved Tom! He was his only son. But I eouldn't have done differently, could I?" she said, appealingly. I could have kissed her at that-so kind and so thought- ful--but I didn't. I told her of it once afterward, and she said it would have spoiled everything and she was glad I had waited,-but that's another story. Her words and her helplessness filled me with lireg and, altho I was as weak as a kitten, I stumbled to my feet and vowed I would hunt Flitman down tho I died for it. "No, no," she cried, almost bitterly. "You could do nothing. If father were only here, perhaps--. Oh, what will he think of me?"- II Then she told how she had come along with her father and the searching party, and she felt sorry for us even then, and hoyv she had seen the gleam of light over the hills and thought, perhaps, wc were there, and how she had slipped away from the rest and had come that lone, dreary way to warn us of our danger. What a brave heart she had! But never was it actuated by a nobler purpose than when she went up there among her enemies to save the innocent, even tho that might mean the escape of her brothcr's slayer. As she was still talking, there came, up the long trail, sounds of horses' hoofs. "Oh, it's father!" and her face gleamed joyfully. She was out of the cabin in an instant. running to meet them. I dragged myself to the door and saw, at last, a little eavalcadc wind in and out among the trees and, nearer, the Hitting form of the girl. came up to them, there was an exclamation, a halting, and the murmur of voices. After a time they came up to the cabin and entered. The gir1's face was lilled with anxiety and sorrow, as tho she labored under the disapproval of those she loved. The men were evidently excited and angry over the escape of those they deemed murderers, but with true Southern courtesy they had no words of condem- nation for the girli. But the old man, wrapped up in his love for the boy, forgot himself, and bitterly reproached her, calling her "ungrateful child," and saying that she had allied herself with his slayers. She turned red and white by turns. she staggeredg she opened her lips, but no words came. l could bear it no longer, but, supporting myself by the window-sash, I called for him to cease in God's name, and hear me. As she Uhr imlillihrk 1 9 Il B Uhr illilillthrk 1 HHH They murmured that I was the one she had spoken of, and, while they looked at me in wonder, I began and told them my story, just as I felt it and as I will tell it before the great Judgment Bar. And thru it all, I dwelt upon the noblenes of her deed. When I was done, they were silent for a long time. Then the old Southcrner drew his daugh- ter to him and kissed her. There was a catch in his voice as he whispered that she had acted just as Tom would have done, and that she was to be his son now. But in his eyes a great pride struggled with his tears. -William Bantill. Uhr Bnlhier What is the gain of the soldier? A passion of pain and strife, The sullen twang of a bulletg -And this for love and life. Tell me the fate off the soldierg He picks up the broken chain, But the years of hope and promise Are never his again. Tell me the grief of the soldierg A weary step in the gloam And the trembling eyes of a mother For the sou that came not home. What is the way of the soldier? A cripple' begging breildi The passing pity of strangers For whom perchance he bled. I20 What is the way of the soldier? A broken form in tears, Telling of long-dead comrades To a child that wondering hears. VVhat was the fate of the soldier? A grave when life was fairg A little faded banner Hid in the dead grass there. What is the gain of the soldier? Nay, that I do not knovwg Tell me the dreams he is dreaming Beneath the earth and snow. I T Ill II V I I OHLA N PHILO G! Owe Band NDM Orghegtra C'of"l FIN V! f 1 xl af mf psi gf? f O X YM O b GQ' men C1019 DEB r V X '1Yfi7h"'?:f'- f . ,M M ,- ' .X 5 2A -- in Yl' J Y' V51 , hi f 0RG QMSq if n s g J 'L N S5 - A vb , I . Scmcel 'U Q' ' A H' Uhr millihrk IHUH Z me -Q 1 f ln A :,?,.9 lg fum Z ulluilill-QQlllilillllllllittafallllllillffgwajlllfillallr 5f1Urg5 liylz' I El W. gifrllef E gg tink fifmlf. ll ' Wijslll' li ,Tl Q I Ang? i 'll'---b V-' ..,li'-liivli 'ill fJ.l!ui.iiligllr..' tmrlanhian Eiterarg Svnrivtg Motto-"Non quis, sed quid." Colors-Gold and White. Flowcx'-Mzwgucritc. President Vice-President Clerk Cor. Secretary Treasurer Critic Lilwzlrizln Prosecuting-Att'y. Cllflpllllll Mzlrslluls OFFICERS First Sums-star li. Starr Cole llclcn Kctch l"l0l'1l Ross Lurctta lloyd Chester Hyde Lottie Lamb ClYlI'Cl'lCC Fla-gel liclwzlrd Rf-ass Charles llnrtwig Second Svmnf-iter Charles l'l':u'twig Loretta Boyd Goldie Atlicrtuu Maurice Sly Helen Ketch E. Starr Cole Lucilc Ewcrs Clarence Flcgcl John Lyons D. W. Montgomery Everett Dickey Elmus West I22 Wesley Bone Atherton, Goldie Black, Edna Bone, Wesley Boyd, Loretta Cole, E. Starr Dickey, Everett Ewers, Lueile Flegel, Clarence Hartwig, Charles Hubbard, Trene llyde, Chester Ketch, Helen Lamb, Mia! Lamb, Lottie Lively, James Lyons, John Leiby, Irene Magill, Ansel Mattes, Carleton Bone, Keach Boyd, Anna Magill, Anna MeDavid, Horace Moses, J. D. Mills, Judith Memhrru: Alumni Members 123 X Montgomery, Dwight McGrath, Philip McClelland, Everett McGee, Fred T. Moses, Hobart I. Pifer, Harry Ross, Edward Ross, Flora Still, Celia Sly, Maurice Smith, Mabel Poole, Grover Miller, Robert West, Elmus Wilkin, Corydon Davis, Floyd Hampton, Edith Drum, Minnie Humphrey, Harry Porter, ll. Guy Record. Charles Sears, Lawrence Witzemann, Edgar Yanders, Ethel Uhr Nillihrk 1 H II H Ulu millihrla 1 H UH MCG c-rf Ewcvs Lamb Mfontg'omc1'y Black 'Dlukvy Hamptpn Wllkln Sly Mc-Clolmnd Lclhy Lyons Bono VVcst Davis lflogul TTuhIm1'd Hyde MCGl'1,Ltll Ilu-It Milla-1' Atll0l'tllf1 Cole Lamb Plfm' Boyd 1VIug'i1v1 Ross Ross SLIII Lively Dx-um Hal-'twig R053 Mupmg Iqptch P00155 124 lwrlanhian QDpen Jllllrvting liirngrmn The annual UDCI1-I110Clillj.fIH'UL!ff2lll1 given on the evening of Decenibei' 13111 was :15 follows: Music ---- llelen Keteli Reading - - Lottie I.:1n1h Newspaper ----- jzunes Lively Farce Comedy-"The Elopement of Ellen." Richzirml lford - - - - Cnrlelun IXl'zilies Nlully lfnrd - ' ' - Lucile liwers Durolliy March l'e:i1'l Tippell june llzlverhill l.m'ettzl Boyd Robert Sllepzlrd - - Ansel Magi!! Max Ten liyck - Sturm' Cole Julin Ilume Charles llnrlwig 125 Ulu' millihrk IHHB iliiiliiii ' illillliii IT H Hhilnmaihvan lliiterarg Svnrietg Colrurs-Rell :incl Wllitc. lflriwci'-Rccl Cziriixltimi. I-'rcsiclcnt Vice- Prcsirlciit Critic Pmsccliliiig Att'y. Cliuplziin Roc. Scc1'ct:i1'y Cor. Sccrclury Tl'CZlSllTCl' lll1ll'5llZllS OFFICERS lfiirst Sf'lY'll'H'U'l' Rnymmul 'l'lll'llCl' Gary lluclsmi Willizliii lizmlill Clmrlcs King VVillii:lm Bell Ircnc Staley Ora Bcllumy llc lforrcst Buircl llirzim Sliumwzly licrtlizl McClcllz1ncl 126 Svcond Sc-master Gary ll uclscm Rzlyimmrl Turnci' Willizliii llzmlill Leu Brown lrcnc Stzllcy llopc llillfrock Ora Bellamy Ellis lfluclson llnrry llzirllcy Rounitn Boyd Roy Austin DeForrest Baird William Banfill Ora Bellamy Bounita Boyd Leo Brown Bonnie Blackburn Mary Elder Olive Evans Hope Finfrock Harry Grifiin Harry Hadley Harold Hampton Reed Hensley Earl Bryant Ethel Bumgarner Ellis Bankson Orris Bennett lsabelle Bumgarner Stella Bryant L. H. Cassity Julius Dappert members: Alumni Members 127 Ellis Hudson Gary Hudson Charles King Bertha McClelland Lorin King Lucilc Parker Hiram Shumway Theckla Siebens Irene Staley James Turner Raymond Turner Grace Weiss Ben Wand Mabel Williams J. W. Davidson E. L. King Jessie Lichtenberger Edgar Morrow Ray Oliphant Chas. Post Belle Uhler Uhr illillihrk 1 5 IJ B Ulu mtllihvk IHIIH lghilumathean Gbprn illilevtfng Hrngram The annual Open Meeting of the Philomathean Society was held Friday evening, April tenth, Assembly Hall. The following program was ren Piaio4-Dancing Doll - - - - Leele Me Donald Essay--The 'Continental Congress - Ora Recitation-A Child's' Dream of a Star - Hope Fin-fro-ck Voice-The Nightingale - - Cyrus 1-Ioggatt Ovation-Alexander Hamilton - J. Be Original Story-For A' That - Ellis Piano - - Hermann H. Burlesque Debate- , Resolved, That VVon1en's Hats, as Worn at Should he Abolished. V Lorin King and Leo Brown 128 Literary in the dered: Poldin Bellamy Dickens Nevlin n Wand Hudson Kaeuper Present, H udsun Griilln Bull l':11'kc1' King.: 'l'lll'll0l' xvilllll Turner King llznnlptun Boyd .l"lll'l'I"lN'k liamiill I lm-nsluy Hrmvn dur WVi1+li2l,l1lS lI:ulls-y lhelhmnly Iludsun Stall-y Sllllmwny Evans Siwlwns I2q Uhr Hllillihrk I H11 B Slum'-Snrirtg Qlnnivnt lirngram Vovice A White Rose Norris mhtlmillihrk Back to lrclanrl Hlli1U lgng Mr. George Owens I Rc-citation The Cloud - Shelley Miss Mabel E. Williams The Angel and the Shepherds Lew Wallace Miss Minnie 'l'. Drum Original Story In thc Pottcr's Hand Miss Flora E. Ross The Untrocl Path William H. Bantill Oratlon "Finding Ourselves" James M, Lively The Political Spirit of an Awakened People Hiram M. Shuinway Plano Andante Rcligioso Thomig Miss Mary Hemenway Debate Resolved: That the United States Should Per- manently Retain the Philippine Islands. Affirmative Negative E. Starr Colo D. E. Baird Carleton Mattes R. R. Turner 130 Again My meet Again We meet- And l1eart hears heart again And dreams of those sweet days Uhr Millihrk That now are theng That hasten on their ways Toward dim No More. Again we meet- And lyre and harp, we tune To Eartlfs vdice and her lines, And softly crown 'Love melodies, with minds Untouehed hy gaunt No More. Again we meet- Let not vain circumstance From you lead me astrayg Or life or chance Give each a different way: But ,Death shall say-No More. .tt . .5633 ff 2- "' fee t-:eJLf2??i sv! , ,QL .,N.W, 131 Again we meet- Again still currents gain Till lo a braver ship Q Runs for the dim-seen maing And lip knows lip, And heart meets heart-No More Again we meet- And voices kindly speak- Spealc softly, and they say Thy thoughts are weak- For One will blot away The irlcsome words, "No More." -William Banlill. Lf' X :ana 8 , Cf"5P llli debating clnlm of every institution should W mean something lo all young men, for the almility to dehate and do it intelligently, is one of the lllg'llL'!'if attainnments in a college life. lt is not enough that we learn a lllllllf her nf facts: 'we tnust learn the more important lesson of being able to draw :t sound eonelusion from them. lt' oftten happens that young nlen are ahle to state facts very clearly and foreihly, hnt they lack the power to deduce conclusions from the stated facts. The purpose of the dehating club is to teaeh men how to eonelude from the premises they have established. Take the great political questions notw confronting the fXn1eric:xn people. We can seeure facts enough, but no two people will draw the same conclusion. Reasoning is a dependent term,-depending upon the :rhility to eradicate prejudice and see the desired end. This we can seldom do. Fre- quent dehate will help us to accomplish it. The debates in the eluh have been along politleal lines. As a rule, prejudice has had a great influence in oul speeehes. The year has been, from many view-points, :1 lll'liSllCl'flllS IJHC. OFFICERS IC. Starr Cole-President Arthur Van Cleve-Secretary and Treasurer 132 Cilentral Illllinnia Eehate Zlleague OFFICERS , President - - - Arlhur Van Cleve, Millikin Ulu' illllillihrk Vice-President - Maury D. Powell, VVcslcyzLn IHUB Secretary - - Edward Imbodcn, Wesleyan Qrhnnlnz millikin aah mrulrgau MEMBERS ' VVillium Bunlill James Lively E. Starr Cole Carleton Mzxttcs Clarence Flegcl Dwight Montgomery Harry Griffin llirzlm Shumwzly Cl16SfCI' Hyde Arthur Vnn Cleve John Lyons T33 Uhr Wlillihrk 15118 Vzlu I'l1-vu Oulu VI ll I Zihirh Annual 3lnter-Qlnllegiatv iilehate illlillikiu ua. illlralrgau 1 Question Uhr milllhtk Resolved: "That the present distributinn of power be- tween the federal and state governments is not adapted to modern conditions and calls for readjustinent in the direc- tion of further eentraliz-atinn Atilirrnative: Wesleyan Negative: Millikin V. E. llahi Baksh E. Starr Cole Fred B. Grant Arthur Van Cleve llubert IJ. Bath Carleton lf. Mattes Oscar Jones, Alternate Fred T. McGee, Alternate Decision: Millikin 2g Wesleyan 1. The james Millilcin University debating team, com- posed of Messrs. li. Starr Cole and Arthur Van Cleve. Seniors. and Mr. Carleton Mattes, a Junior, won the third annual inter-collegiate debate between the lllinois Wes- leyan University and Millikin University, Friday evening, March 2. in the Amie Chapel ul' the VVesleyan University in RilJ0l11il'lgtUll. One hundred enthusiarstie routers 'accompanied the team in a special car over the illinois Traction System, which left the university at three o'eloek Friday ZlflCl'l1lj0ll and returned to Decatur after the debate at night. Various incidents of sundry kind served to enliven the trip. The I debaters were entertained by one of the VVesleyan frater- nities and a reception to the visitors was given in the corridors of the university after the debate. The visit to Rlomningtun will lung be remeinbered by Millikin students. Another college, likely the lllinuis enllege at Jael:- sonville, 'will be received into the Central 'Illinois Debate League next year. Such was the decision nf the members of the l.eagl1e reached in the annual meeting held Friday alternmm, March 27. lleretnlore the League has included only tivo colleges, XVesleyan university and Millikin uni- versity. IEEE Uhr ililillihrk 1 H ll H l Rnnvli VV:'l.ml Llvvly ZHrn1lg1na11 lflrhctting Evanlt 'lfhc lirst .l:l'L'Slllllilll clclmtc in thc liistory of the insti- tution was hulrl :nt Jncksfmvillu cm Frinlny cvcning, May Xlh. ll is proposed L-41 lTl2lliL' the clclmtc illl zmmml l-CIltlll'0 The qucstion wus: "Resolved: That numicipznlilics slwulcl not own and crmlrol such public utilities ns light, NVIll0l' :mil stl'cct-milways." Millikin Allirmzltivcz jxuncs Lively Curwin Roach j. Hun Wzlllcl llccisilmi Mill ikin, 23 lllim 136 Illinois College Negative: l, ll, ll:11'1.f1'avcS H. ll. VV:1lsm1 U. VV. VVright mls College, l. r V Uhr Qlllillihrk 15 H B Ross Burgess Shipp Wornlek Hancock Bicknell McClelland Staley Stevenson Lemon Lomb CABINET President - - - - Louis-c Stevenson Vlicc-President - Irene Staley Secretary - Ruth Bicknell Treasurer - Bertha McCl-clland Chairmen: Religious Meetings - Edna Burgess Missionary - - Lottie Lamb Bible Study Henrietta Hancock Social - - Flora Ross Music - - Elisabeth Lemon Rooms - - - Mildred Shlipp Inter-Collegiate - Ina Wfornick 138 l 15. 1111. QI. 2-X. in the history of the Young Women's Chris- tian Association. Its work has been ag- gressive, and there are many visible results, and innumerable ones which cannot be told in words. The membership when the school year opened in September was forty-six, but a systematic campaign for members was made and the present membership is one hundred and sixty. The first week was a busy one for the Association girls, the trains were met and the new girls taken to the University and assisted in any way possible. On Thursday afternoon of that first week an informal tea was held in the Association rooms, the old girls being the hostesses. ffere the new girls became acquainted and felt less strange in attending the joint reception given by the Young lVfen's and Young NVomen's Christian Associations on Friday night, in the corridors of the Liberal Arts Hall. This proved a great success. Several hundred students attended. But now to another side of the work,--the religious side. Weekly meetings have been held and this year the time has been changed from Saturday to Thursday at 11:40. There has been a marked increase in attendance, the 'average being about seveiity. fn December the State Secretary made us a visit and led one of the joint meet- ings with the Young Men's Christian Association. HE year 1907-1908 has been one of the best I During th'e hrst month. we had two systematic cam- paigns, one for Bible Study and the other for Mission Study classes. As a result there are three Bible Study classes conducted by the Association, and one Normal class,-an enrollment of about ninety girls in Bible Study and other classes. The Mission Study classes were organized, three in number, two studying lndia and one China. At the Missionary Rally a hundred dollars were raised by pledges for the Mission work in South America. The financial side has been well taken care of. The girls have been very liberal and pledged most of the money necessary to carry on the work, so there has been but little need to give outside affairs. The budget amounted to 3375.00 for the year. April 17 and 18 the Association entertained the Central Illinois Cabinet Conference. The new girls on the various cabinets of the colleges in Central lllinois were present and leaders were also here to instruct them in their new duties. We are planning for greater results next year. We are hoping to raise money for a salary for a General Secretary, as the held here is so large that one is quite necessary. We close this year, realizing that we have accomplished much for the University, yet much has been left undone, to be finished the next year. ' -Louise Stevenson. Uhr illlillihrk 19 UB Uhr Millihrk 15 IIB Hudson Miller Jacob YVallar-0 Long: Livgly Lyons Miller Plfer Hal'-twig Morton lmvenpmw Iludgun CABINET President - - - - Charles Hartwig Viee-President - H. K. Davenport Seer'etary -- Lloyd Walllztcc Treasurer - - Alex. Long House Manager Ellis Hudson Chairmen: Religious Meetings James Lively Membership - Robert Milflei' Bible Study Missions - Social Finance - - Faculty Advisor John Lyons I-I. G. Hudson - - l'-larry Pifer - - Alex. Long - - Prof. D. W. Morton 140 13. 11111. Gt. A. fall of 1903, steps were taken to organize a Y. M. C. A. By persistent effort this was soon brought about and the first meeting was held in room 110. The first meetings were held in the Literary Society Halls, but after a short time a more suitable place was arranged by using Prof. l'laker's room, now known as the old Y. M. C. A. room. After having been given the new room in December 1903 the young men set about to furnishing it. A mnnber of friends helped the boys. The Race Clothing Company gave a large rocker. Pres. A. R. Taylor, realizing the inclination of the fellows, gave an arm-chair. A large oak ta'ble was donated by C. W. Dyer and "Bill" Sears. The boys bought ehirty-six chairs. Some of those first meet- ings were small in nuimbers-ranging from one dozen up to twenty. The year 1907-1908 brings forward the brightest record in the history of the Association. The time of meeting was changed from Saturday to Thursday at the regular hour, thus affording an opportunity to a larger number of men to attend the meetings,--especially making provision that those who were interested in athletics should not be prevented from coming. By a special arrange- ment students were permitted to join the down-town Y. M. C. A. at special rates, entitling them to membership in both Associations. This has been a good feature of the year, one that built up, and one that put the two Associations in OON after the University was opened in the close touch with each other. The committee on religious meetings, Verne Ross, chairman, has done faithful work and deserves commenda- tion. The meetings have been excellentg the leaders, al- most without exception, have been men of the faculty, down-town ministers, or business men. The membership committee, li. Starr Cole, chairman, has also done good work, as shown by the increase in membership. It has more than doubled that of last year. This was due not to economic conditions alone, but to individual effort on the part of consistent workers. A In December the Association was given a larger and better' room. lt had outgrown the old quarters. The walls of the new room were tinted, changing it from a store-roo-m to a beautiful and spacious room for the meet- ings. The German circle added twenty-tive good oak chairs to the furnishings. Since the dedication of the new room the greatest meetings in the history of the Associa- tion have been held and the spirit shown has been ex- cellent. The growth of interest in the work is marvellous. On February 27th at the regular meeting there were about one hundred twenty-tive men present-thus changing our "top- notchcrf' The year has been eminently successful. notcher," fifty, to this figure. The year has been emi- nently successful. -Charles Hartwig. Uhr millihrk 1 H U B . 1 A for mm- mamma Q6 J' IHUB s Uhr Strange 6511251 T was a cheerless eve in winter, And the sky was dark and heavy With the snow-clouds of December, While the snow-Hakes soft and airy Drifted downward slow and silent On the valley, hill and meadow, In the corn-field and the forest. As the shades of night were deepening,- Down the road an old man tottered, ln 'his hand a staff like jaeob's, While' his shoulders were bent over, And l1is clothes were thin and tattered, And his long beard like the snofw-Hakes, And his eyes were dim and sunken As he wandered slowly onward. Up the hill so steep and slippery, Clinihed he upwards, slowly, painfully Till he stood upon the suminitg Then he paused a while and rested, Leaning on his staff in silence,- While the shades of night grew denser, And 'the snow came down more thickly. Just a little distance onwarfd, Then he paused before a mansion, Builded there out in the country, VVith strong walls of brick and mortar, With wide porch and many windows. From the windows lights were streaming 'Gaiinst the pine trees that stood 'round themg 142 And the sound of mirth and laughter Drifted outward on the snow-storm. Then the old man smiled in silence And his heart beat wildly tender.- lior thejoy that Christmas bringeth, As he stood and rang the door-bell. At the door the father answered, For a moment paused in silence, While the old man beggefd for lodging. Then in voice boith stern and heated Bade the old man depart: "We've no time for tramps and beggars For we have a Christmas party, And your presence is distasteful With your torn and ragged garments, Piping voice and beard a Flowing. Still, besides, I hate' a wandererg Go and build a home as T have, Then you will 'not be out tramping Through the cold nights of December." llere the old man bowed in silence, Turned about i11to the highway. Still the mansion lights kept gleaming And the laughter pe'aled in torrents As they played the games each loved best: Little thinking of the meaning That the eve of Christmas bringeith. Then the hour for supper cometh, And when seated 'round the table Groaning 'neath its heavy burden Of the best from every elimate,- Borwed the fat'her's head in reverence, Asked the God of all the living Who that night had given Jesus As a savior to all mankind, To be near and bless his household, And the guests that had assembled. Down the road the old man staggered, And the snow was getting deeper, While his steps were getting weaker. On 'he went and do-wn the long hill, 'Cross the bridge into the' valley, Patiently he wandered onward Down a narrow-winding road-way, Till he stood before a cabin Buildcd there within the forest. From its small and only window, Gleamed a light upon the snow-storm. Then the old man rapped the rude door With his hand so cold an'd weary,- ln an instant it Hew open, When before him stood a woods-man Rowing low and bade him welcome, Ere the old man asked for lodging. Seated there before the hre-place. In the only easy rocker, Cheerfully the old man waited While the wife of this kind 'woods-man Got his supper, plain but wholesome. When the supper was all over Just this woods-man and his kind wife With their guest so strange and happy. Then his face took on more gladncss When t'he woods-man kindly asked him If he'd tell for them the story Of the Christ-child in the manger. How he told that wondrous story Of which mankind never weary, How their hearts beat high with rapture, While the te-ars of joy upwclling Flowed unbidden down their rough eheeksg Never had man heard that story Told in such a matehless fashion. I-low their hearts ached for the mother When the inn would not receive her,- Then how glad they were that shelter Could be found among the cattle. When the old man reached the portion Where the' angels sang that chorus, Lifted he his voice in singing lnto tones so sweet and joyful,-- While his face gleamed forth with glory Lighting up the entire cabin. Here his tattered garments faded Into robes of snowy whiteness And his staff became a trumpet, To perfection changed his body- Then the woods-man and his good wife Gazed upon this scene of glory Till the vision vanished skyward, For their strange guest was an angel! Then they gathered 'round the fire-place, ".lf1mCS LlVCly- Uhr Mtllihrk IHU H Gllpr illlillihrk 19118 ? 5 USIC Violins: Caroline Pmvcri Mary l'lCll1CllW1ly l'lCI'lllJl Tl'Jl1lUl11lll Ruth Lavery llulcu Mills Lola Sccfortll llc-l'l1:11'cl Spzlcill wrrhvutru lf. W. lNlm'pl1y-llircctur T44 Viola: Ellis lluclsnn Cello: Prolcssur Dickey Buss: Hcrtrzun Dixon Plano: Ada Munch Wvund Hodge Lyons Mills illllillikin lllhmrtrt '45 Uhr millihrk IHIJH Ullpr zlllllillihrk . f, -ff 'ig l C- 1 LI I1 H .Nz K Solo Cnrnets lfirst Cornet Seeuml Curnet Allus f ', I! jiilin C. Mel,:1in - - Director llurry Hzlxter llzlsfa Corwin Rozleli Hurimm, Grover Pierson 'll-,im J, Ray Kirk Trimihmie Ernest Davis Cln"i'wl Lynn llzirtrm Drum Band Organization l'resirlent ' - - Burr Millinn Secretary llurry Baxter 146 4 fx V ! Wm Ytixsff Y ug j. Robert Aclfuns llnwzircl Hone Clifford Miller I:l'Zlllli ll. Burton Burr Million Arlolpli Scliliek Q W ' "-W1 Uhr fllllillihrlx ILIUH - OFFICERS Veirs C Presiilent - - - - - - J. lien Xfvilllfl Vice-Vresirlent Jeanette 'l'r:nitn1nn Secretary - Jennie I.. Young 'l're:1siil'ei' - Gertriule lluxtcr Sopranos lfnnnie livzins Sylvia Sielir Gertrude Bnxler lisllier l.on llergen Corinne Davis Olive French Viola Hell l,ueile 'l':L5lor linnnn Gzlrmon Allllld Tribe limlnn l.. Strndcr Lueile Parker Altos: l,ul:i B. llieli-ey 'Vlieeklzi lll. Sieln-ns lvrzi Slmw 'l'1-nors: Lloyd Meeker j. lien lfVnncl l". C. llinils Ray Dillinger Dean Hnssvs: Guy Aleliison C. Wnrcl Clzlrke Cecil Cox Cory VVilkin Lorin ll. King I48 llnrolcl Mills J litliel . Shore jennelte Trautinan jennic I.. Young Alice lfinfrock Olive Evans Lctu Banc .l'l. lloggntt Raynwncl Shaw X Wand Mevkm' Dllllnxxvr V1-ers Cox Mills Clarke King Strndvl' Wllkin Notch 'llrautmzxn Bane 'Prlbu Fremrh Evans lhrmrmm lliukvy Sivrlx Sh-lm Evans Parker Young Shore Kzwupor lmxtor Gmwhon Bull 'Pnylm' 149 Uhr illilillihrk 1 H IJ H Eaifkef' mm muum-it UP -Q f 19118 . rx 5 , i Q, co , Uhr Zllnrm nf idrautg , I'l IVIRIEIN is the truest form of beauty found? To me, it seemeth not in grandest work Of artist nor the darling garb of lfarth's Most wild, most gorgeous scenes in which She seeks to daze, perhaps benumb the mind. Nor is it sounded forth by pealing hells, By master's touch or harp Aeolian, Nor is its perfume wafted thither by The breeze that's holrn in balmy lfastcrn fields Of poppies and the rose, For these were made For senile races of the Orient And those fair parasites that thrive in blood Of the tumultuous working hives of worlds. But God has planted beauty's shape. for me, ln all the' little ways of beast and man, ln Nature's eolmmon, everyday attireg The cherry orehard's almost ruddy glow As Seen across the fields, and that deep loam, From which thc dear old father-town arose, When newly tossed of plow, the blaekbirds pert A-walking down the furrows after worms, The willows dipping in the stream that flows All darkly underneathg the' golden waves Of oatlields and the cattle on the hills, The dainty tint of violetg the wealth Of violet and that glad purity The earth puts on, fresh from its morning bath. And what aroma sweeter than the hay, New mown, or as we tread it under foot? Or st,-und more musical than elammering hoof Of work-horse turned to pasture after rainsg From such as these an inspiration falls, One finds not in the crowded haunts of me'n, Amid the elang of hammers, whistles pipe None knew that love of Nature, awe of God, llorn in the merry days and still, still nights, God gave to country-folk and villagers. -William B tnhll nv"l 55-115 tk, W QQ 1 1 UQ, gf-eo ' . , If X is 5 53 6 Ig' 'GK if iss its or T , ' oo f m 150 5 , 9 js,-E l D ' D F . c D X , YP , ,XX , d fn.. Y A X xilfsj ,mb v ' ,ffj ifiiwm f ':?g's5J N WM! gg Qi 1 I f SQNNH' ff Q W X. Jlx f X 7- mm annum uma President Secretary Treasurer - Stage Manager Director - Hiram M. Shumway Chester Hyde J. Ben Wancl liclnn Strader ' Jessie Mor'tgomery Pet Hunt Bramatir Art Qlluh oFF1cERs Membership, 152 - John Lyons Raymond Turner Charles Hartwig - Starr Cole Binney Gunnison Clarence Hahn Lois Yoder William Banfill Arthur Van Cleve Burr Million Edyth Foster 4 A , I-Tnlm ' mmnl Hm-twig Mmmn Tlll'lllil' Wallml Yoder Hyde Colo Hunt Strudm' Lyons Muntgonwry Ifusu-r 153 Uhr illlillihrk IHIJ B Uhr Millihtk 15 H H Muaharh Eramatir Art Iirize Glnntvnt Bramattr Art Qlluh Qbrlanhian "Rebe1lious Susan" "A Woman of Culture" Cast: Sir Richard Kato Admiral Lord Darby - Jim Harabin - - Lucien Edenson XVilliam Pyberg Mr. Jacob - - Lady Susan llaraibin Mrs. Qnesnel - - Miss Elaine Schrimpton John Lyons Alexander Long A Burr Million J. Wilbur Adams -A Edgar Stevens Chester Hyde - Pct Hunt - Edyth Foster Jessie Montgomery l Cast: Mfrs. Chester - Evelyn Barrington Mrs. Symonds Major Symonds Herbert Sandford Maid - - Lneile Ewers Zella Hostcttler Loretta Boyd Charles Hartwig Ansel Magill Minnie T. Drum Mhilnmathran Uhr millihrk "The Taming of the Shrew" lgng Cast: Baptista DeForrest Baird Vincentio - Harry Hadley Luccntio Gary Hudson Petruchio J. Ben Wand Grcmio - Harry Griflin Hortensio Hiram Shumway Tranio - - Ray Turner Biondello Ellis Hudson Grimio - - William Banlill Curtis - - Lorin King Pedant - - Leo Brown Katharina Mabel Williams Bianca - - Bounita Boyd Wlidow Thcckla Sicbcns Tailor - - Harold Hampton Haberclasher ---- VVilIiam Rell Servants - - C. W. F. King, Hensley ct al ISS Uhr Miillihrk ISDH av-,W V ---- - -.,...., ..., ... .... L . . . -ff ' I-Iurlsvon 151-ha-nhmwr Ihmnzxh Ross Sly Turner Ilzumghlln Lohcvnhn.um' lmucn OFFICERS Prcsirlcnl ----- Philip A. LCllUI1b2l.l'IQl' Vice-President - - - Raymond R. Turner Sccrctzlry :md Treasurer Lulu I.. Laughlin Members VViIliz1m Bzmfill Cyril: Hunnzlll George Lchcnbznucr Ethel Duucc Lulu Laughlin Vcrne Russ Ellis Hudson Philip Lchcllbzlucr Mzluricc Sly 156 Hunlill Welch Rnymoml Turner Paul Wclcll Engineering Sfnrietg I p , HE last olbciail act of the Engineering Society last year was a revision Oi the organization. As originally planned, the Society was to consist entirely of junior and senioir engin- eers. Because of the small number in these classes, it was seen that the Society could never become an important factor in the school life of the engineer. To remedy this defect the constitution was amended so that all college engineers might become members of the Society. The object of the Society is to keep in closer touch with modern engineering problems than can be done hy a series of courses from text-hooks. This is accomplished by a discussion of the articles running in the leading en- gineeering magazine and 'by an occasional lecture. OFFICERS President - - - - Frank Culp Vice-'lf'resident Harry Baxter Secretary - - Ray 'Kirk Business Manager H nbert Davenport I Uhr Millihrk 19 U H KV.-X -S R I X K :xx A y Qs: mm maxim-it Eggs I e XX X Nw. f- ' .. 'e 4 ' " is ma XX -'il-It N X X i s - if 1 asf? Xh RQ WN XX If 1' S Ex 1 six, 3' X. XX Wx 1 KXXX N? XJ Q X Geek wg-Q xg 'Lf E X X f iv fs-is fum ri wnnmnx i - X x i Y : 1- K . S K .x L ,xxx X wx ' '- s X, se-Nb -. s , N x K x 't X XX fi X N in X ' x e X ll, Y' l ., XTX N ' F .Mus--, -r . K 'Xb I f K - X r N - - " Q E -N . s. ' . .' ' ' X ' ' . xr f , . ' 1 lf". Q - 5 X NX ' r - .- , X g 4, O ,-fiigj ' X bxgws-9-51 N I 's s' ' f 'fl 4. 1' .F - , xi- 4, . 117, - K N x xx X V I , f 5 V M? -.5340 . Sak as ,f ' es B gl .ff - i Y , -4 - 'ff . ' ,ff -'. X X, f- f , X e -A v'-- - 1 t K . sw, jp t- vs: 'X . '. . ' ' ff- -' X x 1 ' .Xv,N, .e s 5- ,ts " ' QKX If ' X, ee. is fx x' N4 git: xiii he i xx X? 'wifi' 3' ' v K s x '. X Wx s v ' N x X Q 3 -, ' ., -x 15 , 1 5 - X . ti n 1. : XX- s - ff S, e M :ss-N : , I -Xe . ..... L- . Q ,je 'X A " ' - n. RIICNDSIIIP is the hasis of happiness in enl- legc life. The man without friends stands alone, and he eannot reach the measure of his full stature while pursuing knowledge. Social fellowship has as nmeh intlnenee in determining the haihits ot' a young man as the knowledge he can gain from hooks, lt gives the young man hreadth of view and teaches him to respeet opinionsg it eradieates seltislmt-ss and tends to bring ont the strong qualities in a man's make-up. The Commerce and Finance Association is an organi- zation of the young men in the School of Commerce and Finance. The purpose is social fellowship. VVe attempt to form friendships that shall endure throughout the length of man's life. VVe believe that we have accomplished the ohjeet of our coming together. ln the i.llllll'L'. we shall point with pride to the evenings we spent together talking over school experieneesg personal experieneesg humorous suhjeetsg political topics and many ethical and moral ques- tions. The henetits will he far-reaching, and even though they do not show themselves at this period, we can rest assured they will erop out in the future at some time and somewhere. We ought to remain true to the ideals we have had exemplitied in many ways. The future is what we make it. Faculty W. C. Stevenson D. Walter Morton Albert T. Mills- Samuel N. Recp Calvert Dyer Sophomores Cecil Cox Clarence Flegel Harold Hampton Roy Hamilton Everett lfllodge Chester Hyde Edward VV. Ross James VVasen1 Glnmmrrre :wh Iliimmrr Ananriatinn President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer OFFICERS Student Eugene S. Cole Carleton F. Mattes Edward W. Ross William Bell Members Seniors Eugene Starr Cole C. Hersell Hoggatt Robert Masuji Matsumoto Hiram Maclin Shumway Freshmen Delforrest Baird Ernest Davis Arthur Gee Everett McClelland 1-larrison McCown Clarenee Martin Hobart l. Moses Loyal Petrie Floyd Perry J. Schaffer J. D. Wagner Don Wiekard 159 Alumni mm Qllillihrk James D. Moses J. Arthur Moore Orris Bennett Chas. A. Pos! Juniors VVilliam Bell Norman J. Sansom Carleton Mattes Ewing Wilson Members Absent wit Orvis Bennett Don Lehman Ray MeGaughey Horace MeDavid J, Arthur Moore Edgar Morrow James D. Moses Charles Post C. B. Whitehouse Kent Williamson Degrees: IHUB Uhr :Wlillihrk 1 B U H Mosos McClvll:,md Gnu IIu,mpton Shzlfifcx' XVu,gncx' Davlls Xvigkurd 1-'Un-lc pm-I-y Ilxlfl' Flegul NVusvm llmnillon Baird Hyde Hmlgu Holliday Cox Martin .Ross Sun:-:urn Sllumwzmy Morton Stuvcnsml Dycx' lim-up Mzmtsunmto Mvuitcs Unlt- 160 Gning Enum In Nirtnrg appointments there was a momentary hush in the conference' room, then excitement broke loo-se. The young men, who had re- ceived promotions, were calling out congrat- ulations to one :mother and, of the older men, some lo-oked happy, some, disappointed, while a few sat with bowed heads. As his friends were bidcling him farewell, Walter Rober remarked to himself, "How v-ery hard it is sometimes to think all thinigs work together for good." Rober ha-d just completed his course in a theological school and had expectterd a better place than Mount Gilead. All the way home he sat with a paper lying unread on his knee, while he stared out of the car window, disappointment written all over his face. FTER the bishop had finished reading the it in wk it in bk af Sitting in his little study in the parsonage at Mount Gilead, Walter Rober had just completed his Hrst sermon. As it lay on the desk before h-im he gazed at it proudly, this finished pro-duct, such as he had often written in the seminary. How well-rounded and polished those sen- tences were, how strong that theological argument, and how grandly it rang from his lips. H et could see his audi- ence now, their plain faces turned toward him in eager lis- tening, their hearts thrilled with his words. just as he was delivering the last sentence to the sun going down in the west he heard a knock at the door. ln answer to his "Come," his mother ushered in a trembling, old man, whose one hand was holding his hat and cane, while the other was extended to-ward Rober. As the two men shook hands he said, "My name's Abe Perkins, Uncle Abe they call me an' as I was a-passin' here, I happened to think the new parson's name was Rober. So I thought I'd drop in and see if you was any kin to Will Rober, I used to 'know down at Big Bend." On hearing that it was Rober's father, the old man contin- ued, "When yer pap was preacher down there he merried me and Cynthy, an' baptized an' buried our lirst baby. 1-le was a good man, yer pap was, I do hope you're like 'im. He preached the plain ol-d gospel without none o' them high-fallnltiin' idees that's thrown i'n now-a-days, just preached Christianity fer us pore folks to understan' it an' to live it." The old man chatted on in this way for some time, then, rose to go, saying, as he hothbled toward the door "Well, Walter, l'm goin' to call you that, l'll be out tomorrer to hear you preach. I hope you'll preach -like yer pap, he iwas larned like you, but he never forgot to give comfort to us hard-working folks." After the old man had gone and he could no longer hear the thump of the cane on the board-walk, Rober went back to his sermon, but it seemed dull and lifeless. now. There was no message in it for the poor, hard-working people of Mount Gilead. He gathered it up suddenly and started toward the Iire, but he turned back, smoothed out the crumpled sheets and lay them on the desk. As he sat down and started to read it, the words of Uncle Abe Uhr illllillihrk IHHB Uhr millihek 1 H ll H Perkins kept ringing in his ears, l hope you'll preach like yer pap, he was larned like you, but he never fergot to give comfort to us pore hard-working folks." While he was sitting there in the darkness trying to picture the people of Mount Gilead listening to his ser- mon only one faee appeared to him, the face of his father. He heard that familiar vo-ice saying, "l'll be going home soon, Laddie, but you know you're to till my place in the world." Would this have been his father's message to the simple farmers of lX'lotmtGilead? Walter gaze-d about the room as if for help, but the books he had ehe'rished so much in his college days eou-ld not help him, now. lfle looked out into the dark night over the homes of those simple people and thought of their rest for the Sabbath day. VVould their hearts be touched by that sermon lying be- fore him? He slipped to his knees and p1'ayed, how long he did not know, but just as the clock on the mantel strnck o-ne, he rose to his feet. llis face was pale and drawn as he knelt before the grate, stirred the dying em- bers, and lay among them the- great work that was to have thrilled the hearts of his listeners. ' :if :tt at lk if :if - :if Wztlter Rober's first sermon was not the finished dis- course he had thought it would be, but only the' simple message of an inexperienced boy with the 'love otf God in his heart. On one side of the church sat the women, weeping. On the other side, some of the men had bowed their heads and were praying and others were looking and listening, eager to catch every word. Uncle Abe Perkins sat on the front seat, his face smiling as if the sunlight of heaven had fallen on him. lt was as if the ltlaster, himself, again walked among men and women and was calling, "Come unto me all ye that labor and I' will give you rest." .Xt the close of the service the people gathered about their new pastor and grasped his hand, thanking him for his message of hope. They were Iilled with new courage and zeal for the weari:-some drudgery of life. "You did BWI' fllthcl' proud, my boyg you did yer father proud," said Uncle Abe as they parted at the parsonage gate, "That might have been his own sermon." --joy Van Cleve, 162 i XYZ 2 N .D QQQU E fmffx f a Wmvax N I ,hd QM X 4.5. QXAVYQ 4 CXXSAJ! V , - ' my WI jx 6 Q . 0 . .1 N X K ' . Q ! 'I w F fl X X1 A P' 3 N QM 1' Q Q1 A XB f5su'f ' fX1 XXX W 6 C l m!! 55, H I ' f if H ' Xl! 9-555 j 1 5 V . yn f A I K ff , v L K ? f , f Uhr ilflillihrh 1 HHH Patton IJZLVIS 'fuylm' Holliday Huff Ross Moscs ldnnis Hzuuil'tm1 Hum! II 11111 Yvuscm :mn-nporr SIHIIHWHY SIUIS-Ulll Alum.-s I ll! lun 10,1 Kappa Brita Glhi Gllurnll Established April 22, 1904 Ulu millihpk Patrons and Patronesses Dr. :md Mrs. J. Ii. Fishcr Mir. and Mrs. Smith NV:lIkcr Mr. :lncl Mrs. T. A. Powers Mr. :md Mrs. C. J. V:m Deva-nts in Dr. Jzuncs ll. Rogers h FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Seniors llirzlm M. Shumwzxy Eugene S. Cole Juniors Nm-mam J. Snnsom Carleton F. Muttcs VV:1rcl j. Bricker 165 ISHS mm annum wma Sophomores James E. Wasem Roy M. Hamilton Daniel li .Moeller Edward W. Ross Willard K. Gearen Wilf1'ecl J. Holliday Lester E. Ennis James D. Moses I-lorace W. MeD'avid J. Airthur Moore Edward A. Gruchel Forrest File Edgar l.. Aner W. Ray MeGaugl1ey jesse M. Corzine FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Colors: Orange and Blue Flower: Carnation Pledge Grover C. Patton FRATRES IN ABSENTIA 166 Freshmen Ernest R. Davis l-lobart I. Moses Leslie R. Taylor Clarence A. Hahn Nelson B. Good Floyd W. Davis Lindley W. Huff llazelton Daniels Dwight li. Young' llarry N. Ilumpln Clias. A. Post George A. Gilman Louis' M. Baker Keacli A. Bone llerniann ll. Kfaeuper Alpha Svignm Elhvta Glinrnlj Established October 6, 1904 mm, millihtk Patron-Prof. B. B. James IHUH -r R K 167 Affiliated Members lQ.z1w1'cncc Scars Dr. Tlmmzls W. Galloway Prof. D. VV:ll1'cr lllorton ALUMNI Ellis lu. Rzmkson, li. 5.. C. F Orris Bennett, B. S., C. Sz F Edward l.. King, A. B., M. A 4 Edgar D. Morrow. A. B. Ray Oliplumt, R. S., E. E. FRATRES IN ABSENTIA LL!0l1Ill'il H. Cznssity George Ewing' Clinlon C. Mm'g:1n Gcm'g.5c 'l'. Owens l.. Pzlrk Ritz lloyl O. Smith Lyman Smith lincil ll. Summers lframk Shcfflcr Earl XfVin1crs Uhr millihrk 1 H UH Seniors Ansel O. Magill Verne R. Ross Arthur T. Van Cleve Juniors - VVilliam Bell Harry Baxter Lloyd S. Wallace Ewing Wilson Sophomores Erwin Dudley Walter F. Isaacs John R. Lyons Ira J. Please Raymond Turner FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Faculty Member-Samuel N. Reep Colors: Black and Gray Flower: Violet 168 Freshmen J. ,Harold Hampton Corwin Roach Floyd W. Perry Harrison I. McCown F-rank Mar-kwell Loyal J. Petrie Arthur M. Gee Otis R. Hill Walter E. Willis Pledges Grover Pierson Donald Wallace Louis Hull IJHIIS Nilulll l'l'l'l'X In-ll lszmvs 1"uwn lie-1-11 Hum 'I'l1rm-1' llammlmm W:1l!:uw- I'h-rs Xzm 1'l1-vw Ilmlvll Hull M:u1'kw1-II I!:1vl4-1' I'v:1s1- Imfllvx' lim Uhr millihrk 19115 mm maxim inns Active Members Marie Morgan Eleanor Armstrong Clara Ferritor Emily Powers Florence Page Helen Ritchie Marie Allen Mary f'ickcrcl ighi Brita Hi Zvta Glhaptrr Established October 21, 1903 Flower: Black-Eyed Susan Colors: Tllnck and Golrl Associate Members Mac Barlcnlianser Suzanne lmboclen Lora Sanford Kcnsnian Nellie Irish l7o Absent Members Snmnclln Young Hazel Bowen Alberta Barnes Leonora Allen Myra Powers P1l1R'U Puwvrs l1'v1'1'it.m' 'H2lI1l'lllHlllS'l!l1 ulnlv NIm'f.:':ln Al'l1ISll'0IlH Kln'sm:l,n lrlsh Imlwuh-n l7l mm muunrn wma Uhr Millihzk I B UB Mrs. A. R. Taylor Evita Cilhcta lint Established October 1, 1904 Colors: Green and White Flower: Violet Faculty' Advisors Prof. and Mrs. Stevenson Patronesses Mrs. John A. Montgomery Mrs. Robert Mueller Mrs. A. W. Conklin Myrtle Rugh Alice Baker Edna Beckett Elizabeth Lemon Lelia Lamb Pearl Tippett l-Ielen Voris Edith Bowyer Frances Campbell Mable Lamb Sorores in Urbe Sorores in Universitate Pledge Marie Scott 172 Mrs. W. T. lfVells Miss Nita Clark Miss Buckingham Blossom Field Caroline Lutz Edith Schenck Lucy Penhallegon Mary Hostettler Ruth l-lieknell Jessie Penliallegon Katherine Trautman Irene llandlin Lutz JI. Punhzxllegxon Cumpboll Bin-knoll Tlppm-tl. Lumon Sl1llL!ll'Uk Tlnmllln fIOStl'll.ll'I' Fluld 'Vorls Tl'LLLll,lllll!l L. l'c'n.hullcpgon 1-lun-lu-mt I.:n.1nh 173 Uhr fillillihrh 19118 Glhi Sigum lihi Established October 13, 1904 Uhp millihpk Fazcully ,-Xclvisfw: Dr. J. IJ. Shaw was M ' lf". , . x ' 174 SORORES IN FACULTATE Davimlu Mcflzlslin Tllcclclu l,cuFbourg SORORES IN URBE Florcncc Dcurth Czlrolinc Curr Lcuti SNVLilI.l'iIlgUll juclilh Mills Lu Nuc Ncislcr Senior Bonnie Blackburn Sophomore Bertha lVleClellzu1d Freshman llclzl Dezlrth Edith l-lzuupton Bl'1ll'ICl1C Hamilton jewel May Nettie Sztrver Etttu Snrver Sara Stapleton SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Colors: Gold :md White Flower: Yellow Cl11'ysz111'tl1emum '75 Junior llelen Mills Ruth Stevens Specials Ethel l'.lCllt0llbCl'gCl' Faye lVlC.A1l'ams Nom Camp Pledges Mamie Fletcher Grace Bottrell Uhr :llllillihrk 1 HUB Uhr imlillihrlx 1 HU B S1zu'v1-1' Kemp M1'ClvIl:Lnd Ilzmmllton lli1'hU'l1ll0l'1.1'l'l' Slulwlm-Lon Stuvm-ns Ilzunpton l!1ol'tru!l Ul'1l.l"lll SIll'Vl'l' 1v11,11,111.,- SXVl'iLl'iIlg'L2ll Mills l!I:u'khurn l'muI'lm1l1'g' M4-Uuslin Nllllg NU15114 176 ight Fi tlinrnll 'I' Il Established May 13, 1908 Colors: Garnet and Steel Gray Charter Members Irene Leihy Louise Stevenson Blanche Redmon Celia Still Flora Ross Jeanette Tmutmzu-1 Irene Staley In-:1 XlVOl'lllCk On the night of May thir'teenth, nineteen hundred and eight, :1 chapter of Phi Pi was installed in The James Millikin University. 'll'lSl1!llllltlOll and lnitiution were fol- lowed by :L l71lllt1llCl2'ZlllCl slumber party :rt 'the home of Mise I inn Wornick, 907 VVest VVongl Su-Cer, 177 Uhr illlillihrk 1 H U E up Millihrk uma Zllhv Sermnn nf Ihr itlnze glowed softly amid a wealth of gorgeous clouds into which it was Slowly sinking deeper, deeper. Afar to the east the clouds that clung to the horizon were a deep blue, cleft now and then by the red line of the lightning. The rest of the sky showed beautiful gradations between the light of the west and the darkness of the east in thc loosely driven masses. The wheatlields were ripening and in the evening light they seemed like fields of gold, the corn rustled and the trees scattered here and there loomed up dark and startlingly, all was beautiful and mys- terious. In the city, too, the twilight seemed to be closing in about a mystery, many mysteries indeed, but they were black and hideous. Long shadows like heralds of ill-- heralds of shame and crime indeed fell across the long narrow dirty streets. A close murkiness like a plague hung over the city and the tall plain unemotional buildings seem to suggest drooping withered weeds. ' Down a little close littered alley hurried a small child woman that summer evening. Withered she was, like the city about her, early she had toiled for the crumbs that the beast--shall we call it Society or the World-had left her. Who is to blame, not you? Not l? God knoiws, per- haps none of us. Early she had toiled:--she 'was still young as you and I count years but old, old in toil uu- recompeused, in hope deferred, in longings never to be satislied. But that evening there was a glow in her cheek, T was evening in the country. The sun I a glow that assumed one moment almost the suggestion of the rosiness of youth. She was happy, too, for a smile hung timidly on her lips and she hummed a little tune as she looked down at a deep red rose that she carried in one hand and tenderly touched and stroked with the other. She had bought it ofut of her little hoard for her brother at home who lay perhaps sleeping, perhaps thinking of her. He had lain there always she had come to think-many, many years she knew. He was her little brother, tho but a few years younger, for his mind was still a chil'd's and for years his body had not grown. And because he needed her love so' badly and because he was now the only one left to love her even in his feeble way her devotion to him had become the passion of her life. So tonight, joyfully amid all the gloom of the wicked city she hurried on and came at last to a large, crudely put together building where up High! after flight she toiled till at last she reached, just off from the landin'g, a smal'l dingy room, her own and her brother s. , She entered softly and found him looking intently out of the small dingy window. She came up to where he was and asked him whiat he thought of. lile turned slightly but kept on looking out ofthe window. Then suddenly 'he cried "Mary, if all those people out there' could look through my window, could they see all I can see?'l Then she brought out the flower and placing it before him, she watched his smiles and gleeful exclamations. He picked a leaf and held it in his hand and turned it over. "Who made the roses?" he asked wonderingly. "God did, little brother, hc makes everything" "Did he make us, too? nl "Yesf' "I wonder why he didn't make' us all roses thenf' "Perhaps because he wanted some one to love the roses, little brother." "Mary, where' does God live? I want to tell him I want to be made over into a rose. Does the policeman know where he lives?"-and again he mused. ft: 11: :tc 1:1 ir :t :nf Whether because of the oppressive heat or because of the progress of his disease. the brother was ill the next morning: unable to raise his head off the cot or to take the little food she could offer him. He had often been sick thus for days and she had gone on with her work leaving him during the day alone, though guarded by the casual watchfulness of a tender-hearted German lady of the same Iloor. VVhen she returned that evening, hurriedly and anx- iously she heard, as she reached the tloor belo-w. a bustle' of soft treadings. Her heart sank within her. VVas he dead? The thought came to her like the shock of dissolution it- self. God who had given heir nought else would not tear away 'from her the life that was more to her than life it- self. Yes. God had done worse thin'gs than that, she had seen him do it. llad he not killed Rachel INIasen's babe and had he not left many people to starve when the factories closed and had he not sent soldiers to kill fathers and sons who fought I I for bread and loved ones? Why did God make food and then not let people eat it? .But her illusions were soon dispelled by the smiling face of the' Germ-an matron who shook her head and said "lt's all right, Mary. Der is a doctor comes, I dotn't know where he tells me but I don't know and he says that Charley-oh I don't know but Charley will be alright after- while maybe and Charley lies still and talks and smiles and all the Ilat is 'talking for it's the doctor and it will be alright afterwhilc maybe.', Reassured but wondering who this doctor might be. Mary with her buxom and taltkative comrade came' up stairs and to her room. .-'X tall, pleasant, slitghtlv bearded young man met them at the door and greeted them. "Ah, Mary, is it? I am Dr. lfless of the Settlement. The policeman of this beat lives here, lbelieve-came up to see his little friend-wasn't at his window, he said. Then he came to us. we had helped him, you see, when he was a hungry tramp from the westt and naturally he thinks we can help everybody. Well, we do our best and so I thought I'd see if I could help Chtarley, if you're willing, of course." In broken wotrds Mary apologized for herself and for her little brother and was altogether quite tlurried and unable to tell just whatt she should do. But the Doctor had something- he knew he' must do, to prepare her for the news that her brother could not live. "Little one" he said to her tenderly as he closed the door on the otlieious German woman and the rest of the Hat and brought a chair and compelled heir to sit down. "'I'ell me about the little brother." Uhr illllillihsk 1 H ll B Uhr Mlillihrk IH IJ H And slowly he received from her the story of his life of the congenital disease that had destroyed lirst the growth of his mind and then of his body and was now slowly weakening bofth. And the story of her poverty and hard- ship and the blight o-f the World's crime that had come over her, wove itself into the other story so that the good doctor knew them both, "Mary," he said as she finished and he spoke calmly, a little sadly. "lX'la1'y, l wish l could say the little' brother would be healed, mind and body. A long time ago if some one had known he 'could have been perhaps but now-Mary did you ever hear of the good Doctor, He eoruld heal all sorts of diseases, if we' only had him here now." "But can't we get him or does it cost too much?" asked the Simple minded girl. "Yes, Mary, we can get l-lim. Listen, child," and he told that wonderful story of Him who came te heal and save mankind. "Only God 'can cure him now and he wants to, but in order that l-le may, Charley must leave you-Mary, do ' ou realize what I mean?" "Yes, oh yes," and her lip trembled piteously. "I see, I see. You mean he is going to die." "No, let us not call it death." He has never lived," he added to himself. "He is only going where God will make him strong and well, and may God pity us who are still sick." "Oh, Doctor do you mean-? Will he really be like 180 other folks then? Only l ean't ever see him. 'But T can die too, maybe. Do you know that when l came up here tonight and heard the noise I thought Charley was dead. I thought God was bad, but he really is good, isn't he? Maybe he wasn't to blame for the soldiers, either, or Ra- ehel's baby. Oh, Doctor I'm awfully thankful to you- and to God" she added as ah aftefr thofught. Then 'she went to the cot and gazed awefully down upon her sleeping brother. "Charley is going to be cured now," she wliisperecl, half aloud. And she bent and kissed him. in fx ff fo- ik ik Soon after, Charley did go to be under the Great Physi- cian's care. And as he died he said joryfully, assuredly, "I am going to be a rose nowl" And his sayingcon- iirmed her belief in what the doctor had 'told her, for the rose was to her as it is to us-a symbol of beauty and full- ness of life. For tihe few years that were left her, she went back again into the merciless stream of human en- deavor. The horror of this worldg its blight, its incom- pleteness, 'its tragedies--oh, the grimness of its common tragedies-no longer jarred upon her patient soul, for she had learned that behind it all was God the healer, and she believed that He was trying to make all things right, and that sometime I-le would make them right, even as Ifle had done for herself and her brother. And she was satisfied. --William Banlill. WW 4k x 4 ' K, f g f , 1 "' Alf H'-51X 4 ' 5 A rf 'W A ' sf. - W1 if I yy 1 N, 5 N g V ' -'- GM ,,1 I kix X yi X ' - N. 59, X :Al K X f ', I K if' -1 XXXL L X X X X f 7 W ia f + V , ff ff fx 1 - fifxyl KKJDMII I! lk Uhr Mtllibrla IH UB Atlplrtim james C. Elder, Physical Director.-'I':11-kin i,f11Ilcg'c,. 'l':11'ki1.1, M11.,. 1905. Y:1lv s11111111c1 sclnml 111 pI1ys1c:1l 111111111151 ClCIl'Zll'llllL'Ill1 .'Xll1 lctlc lJ11'cc1111', Capo Gi1':11'rlc:111 No1'1111:1l, Cznpc Fi 11ml 15: ' 1-1111, Mu., 1905-19073 11111195 Millikin Uni ' 1 vc1's1ly, H07-19083 Uil'CL'tUl' Nuys Clubs 1ll11'i11g, S11111111c1'. 18: Athlrtir Annnriatinn . OFFICERS President - - - - Hiram M. Shumway Ulu mfllihpk Vice-President - - li. Starr Cole IQUH Second Vice-President Katherine Trnntmzm Secretary - - - lired Benton Treasure-r - C. NV. Dyer The Athletic Board is composed of the following members: Faculty Members President A. R. Taylor Cozieh J. C. lilcler Dir. J. C. llessler Prof. J. D. Rogers Prof. D. W. Morton Prof. Wm. C. Stevens-on C. VV. Dyer Student Managers Football - - ' - - - Verne R. Ross Baseball - - - llnrry Baxter Track - - lflmo Drnke Tennis - - Lloyd S. Wallace Basketball - lra J. Pease 183 I Uhr illlillihvk uma Glhe Athlvtir Annnriattnu H li spirit of progressiveness which has char- -, acterizcd The James Millikin University since she lirst opened her doors, can be clearly seen in the A. A. The excitement of the newness of it is over, and it has set- tled down to a steady course of putting our athletics on a sound basis. The past year was not marked by any record-'breaking teams, and yet they were by no means below the standard. About as many contests were lost as won. But is the prime motive of our Association to win games? No! It is Iirst to develop the physical side of our student body. and, then, to win by honorable methods if -we can, and if we cannot, to l-ose honorably. The class of tiransitory students which frequently characterized our teams during the earlier years of our history, have entirely disappeared. and the personnel of the teams is now conlined more nearly to regular students. lly playing together foir a season or t'wo they come to know theiability of each other and to develop team work, which cannot be obtained from a bunch who are strangers to each other, at the beginning of a season. ln a Iinancial way the Association has done remarka- ably well. lfrom this point of view the football season was a great success. After some debts which ran over from last year were paid, in addition to the expenses of the fo-o't'ball season, there was a neat sum in the treasury. The basket-ball team, tho not Il paying proposition, was at least self supporting. From the present outlook it seems as if the baseball and 'track teams would take care of themselves, 'The federation of the student organizations was con- tinued this year and has been successful. The student body are stilil agiitating the question of a compulsory ath- letic fee, anid it is hoped that the Board of Managers will grant us this coveted privilege. l know that the world, the great big world VVill never a moment stop To see which dog may be in the fault, But will shout for the dog on top. But for mc, l shall never pause to ask VVhich dog may be in the right, For my heart will beat, 'while it bca-ts at all, For the under dog in the fight. 1 Zllnnthall Millikin has contributed another foot-ball record to be stored away in :the archives of time. lt is not what we, one year ago, hoped it would be, but things a1'c seldom as we hope they will -beg and if they were we would. without doubt, soon lose all ambition to strive for the uncertainty of the future. NOTI-IER year ha: passed into history and tofu sofi ' lt 'was expected when school opened that Mr. Ashmore would return to coach the team, but it was learned at the last minute that he would not do so. There were thirty candid-ates for the team and no coach. Arrangements were made, however, with Attorney Frank R. Wiley. who played two years. on thte U. of l, team, to take charge of the squad until a regular coach could be secured. About October lst President Ta.ylor announced that James C. lilder, of Missouri State Normatl'School at Catpe Girardeau. had been secured. lXfl+r. lilder is a graduate of Tarkio College. and has taken special work in physical culture at Yale, and at the Geneva Summer Conference, Lake Geneva, Wiscoiisiti. Ile came to us with thle reputation of a man who had the ability to organize things in a systematic way. l-le has proven this beyond a doubt, for the Association was never in a better financial condition, Mr. lilder arrived in, Deca- tur about October lst and immediately took charge of the squad. which Mr. Wiley had gotten into condition and started on signal practice. I The season opened on October 5th by a game with Normal. There was not a Millikin rooter who doubted for an instant that Normal would go home minus their scalp. But instead of this they went home with Millikin's scalp dangling from their belt. It was a case of over-conti- Iidence that lose the game for Millikin. The score was 6-0, made on a blocked punt. near Nlillikin's goal line. After this defeat the team awoke to the fact that they were deficient somewhere. They returned to practice with renewed vim and vigor, determined to strengthen their wea'k points. ln the game with Rosea week later. a decided improvement was shown, both on offense and defense. Rfosc was lucky that she was not beaten worse than 2-0. The score was made when Wilsliii returned a punt and a Rose player, who caught it. was forced over his own goal line. Then followed a victory, 10-0 over XVesleyan,, and a tie game 0-0 with Shurtleff. The tirst was an easy victory, and if the Iield had been in good condition it is quite likely we would have won from Shurt'lef'f. Wlien the DePauw game ended 5-0 it was quite evident that Miltlikin were lacking in olTense. The defense was good enough, but we could not make long enough gains. The DePauw game was a hard one. and every man fought his best from the time the whistle blew. until the referee declared the game over. Th Lombard game on the 16th of November proved Millikin's Vtfaeerloo. At the beginning of the game it Uh: illllillihrk 1 HUB Uhr millihtk 1 911 B looked as if it was a walk-away for Millikin. But in the second half the had luck started when Pease had his ankle broken. This somewhat disheartenecl tl1e team, but they went to pieces when Markwell had a tooth knocked out, and Bell was knocked senseless. Lombard scored three touch-clowns. lt was a sorrowful-looking bunch that journeyed back to Decatur that night. One week later the team traveled over the same road to play Monmouth. Two years ago they beat us 35-0, and last year 25-9. This season it was only 5-0. The season closed on Thanksgiving Day by a game with Knox in which Millikin won 10-6. lt was an evenly matched, hard-fought game, and was witnessed by the largest crowd that ever attended a game on Millikin lield. During the season there were more defeats than vic- tories, and yet it is not a record to h-ide with shame, but rather one to be iproud of, considering the difficulties under which we labored. Much credit- is due to the second team for their per- severance in holding together and furnishing practice for the Varsity. The more faithful members were, Dudley, Ellis, Sudbrink, Mills, King, Perry, McCown, Martin, Rey- nolds, Montgomery, Hahn and Gee. Only one member of the team graduates this year, and there is no reason why we should not have an all State Champion team next year. The majority of games on the following schedule should be won for Millikin: October 3-Normal at Decatur October 10-Knox at Galesburg. October 17-VVesleyan at Decatur. October 24-Rose at Terre Haute. October 31-Monmouth at Decatur. November 7-Washington U. at St. Louis. November 14-Lake Forrest at Lake Jorrest. November 26-Shurtleff at Decatur. Ewing Wilson Captaain VVilfson is twenty-one years old, weighs one hundred thirty-tive pounds, and is tive feet ten inches tall. He was a candidate for the team in his freshman year, 1905. He participated in a few games, at a back tield position. The following year he 'was a candidate for quarterback and has held this position since. He is heady, a. hard player, a sure tacklcr, and uuring the last season developed dodging and the stiFE arm to a high de- gree of efficiency. - Frank Markwell Markwell came to ns with a four years High School record, and from the lirst practice it was evident that there was something in him. No one fought harder for a place on thc team th-an he, and he was rewarded by playing the las-t four games. During the Lombard game he had a tooth knocked ont. yet he played the game through. After nursing his sore month for a week he played in the Monmouth game. After Pease was injured he took his place at fulltback. He is twenty-one years old, live feet seven inches tall and weighs one hundred forty-three pounds. IS7 mn, maxim 1 H El H Uhr Millihrk 19118 Verne R. Ross Ross fought for two years for a place on the varsity, but had to content himself with being a scrub. This year, however, he was rewarded by winning his emblem. He is twenty-two years old, .live feet and eleven inches tall. weighs one hundlred fifty-live pounds, and played guard. Leslie Taylor Taylor is another new man with a high school record to back hi-m. He is the youngest man of the team, being seventeen years old, six feet and one inch tall, and weigh- ing one hundred foirty pounds. l-le played right half and is responsible for many yards of the Millikin gains for the past season. Ira J. Pease Pease won his position on the team during the season of '06 by his hard work and perseverance. lle played guard. At the beginning of the '07 season he was placed at fullback. The position was new to him, but he was an apt student and nlled it well until he was injured in the Lombard game. 188 Wil-liam H. Bell "Billy" aippeared on Millikin lleld in the fall of '05. Ile seemed no different from all other scrubs, and had to sfattisfy himself 'as a guard on the scrub team. The following season he broke into the varsity line and since that time be has lJCCll in every game played. lple is best at guard, but during the past season has played at center and tackle. lrle is twenty-two years old, live feet and eight inches tall and weighs one hundred lifty-one pounds. He is a sure, quick, and hard tacklcr, often get- ting through the opposing line and ,breaking up a play before it is under way. On offense he is a tower of strength. Charles Bennett Bennett, who has played right tackle, is live feet and eleven inches tall, twenty-one years old, and weighs one hundred eighty-live pounds. l-lis chief gridiron virtue is his 'weight and the force of his offensive charges. He has been selected by his team-mates to captain ncxt season's team. Willard Gearen Gearen donned :I football suit last fall and by his per- severance and hard work during practice proved his right to a place on the team, during the last four games. llc was a whirlwind at center. llc is twenty-two years old, live feet and eleven inches tall and weighs one hundred tifty-one pounds. 189 Uhr illltllihrk IBUH mm miriam wus Roy Hamilton "Hain," 'the second saeker of the baseball team, put on a suit one day during the season of 1906, and came out to practice. He impressed Coach Ashmore so much that he was encouraged to continue the practice, 'and in the be- ginning of the season proved to be ia. wonder at half back. l-le is a clean, hard player, being especially stirong on defensive work. ln the use of the stiff arm he is unex- eelled. He weighs one hundred forty-eight pounds, is live feet ten inches tall, and nineteen years old. - Louis Hull llull is another to whom the game of footbfal was new at the beginninglof the season. Being twenty years old, live feet six inches tall, weighing one hundred fifty pounds, and endowed with a vigorous and steel-like build he made good at the right end. When he has had more ex- perienee it will be hard to lind a better end. John Johnson John is one of those big, vigorous fellows from the farm, bringing with him hard muscles, and the strength of an ox. lt is doubtless due to those things that he made good at guard. l-le is nineteen years old, six feet tall, and wei-ghs one hundred sixty-seven pounls. This was his first venture in football, and he lacks the experience of a vcte-ran. For him we predict a permanent place on the Nlillikin line. . '90 Otis Hill ' Hill is the biggest man .on the team, weighing one hun- dred ninety-eight pounds. He is live feet eleven inches tall and eighteen years old. 1-le came to Miillikin in the fall of i06 and made good at center. Never a better center passed the ball at Millikin. The pfast season he was transferred to left tackle on account of his weight. The position was new to him and he did not play the game he would have . center. William Penhallegon "Penn" is a product of the Decatur High School. He is twenty years old, six feet one inch tall and 'weighs one hundred forty-two pounds. He is the fastest man on the team, and always made a favorable impression on the bleachers, on account of the way in which he got down under punts from his position at left end. Eckersall picked him for a position on the all-state team. Louis Ostrander "Dutch" entered school about the middle of the season and made good during the last three games. He had had some experience on the Decatur High School team, and had the qualifications Cweight one hundred fifty eight pounds, age eighteen, height six fectl for a guard. An- other year of college football and he will be a lineman hard to beat. lOl Uhr :vlltllihrk 19 U H I A .A i .. . ii. 'W' .vw 5 'Nai- -a. - ,4 J' E N +2 lnllns rzlmlvl' l'1'IlllZlll1'1.L'llll lh-un:-ll limes I all UN'- un I'1':IS1- NYHSUII fl':lpl.T Hlflvl' U'1lIl1'lIl llllll llalmiltun 'I':n5'lu1' Alxulun ll Uhr illlillihrk 1 HUB mane Mall ASEBALL stock of the season of '07 took Mr. J. N. Ashmore was to sever his connec- tion wifth the University in order to enter professional baseball. lt struck conster- nation to the heart of player and fan alike. But the spirit that characterizes the young blood of America was not lacking a't Mvillikin, and we determined to rise above all difiiculties. The coaching was turned over to Prof. D. W. Morton and Capt-aiin Moeller. There was an abun- dance of as good material as any coach could wish for, and an excellent team was developed. Fate seemed to be fagainst us 'and few games wer won. Several were cancelled on account of wet grounds and E a great slump when it was announced that inclement weather. Several players were injured or sick when needed most. Prospects for the present season are bright. Pierson, Wasem, Hamilton, Davis and I-lackenberg of last year's team are in school, and constitute the nucleus around which to build the new team. lt is quite likely that Pierson will do most of the pitching. Moses and Finney may also break into the Varsity line-up. Sm'ith, a new man, seems to have a lease on first base. Sudbrink and Taylor are both trying for catcher. Wilson, Wilkin, Good, Gee, Davis, McCown and Lehenbauer are candi- dates for outfield positions. A Manager Baxter has arranged the following schedule: 1908 Baseball Games CGames played before May ZOB Bradley Millikin-Bradley won 6-4. Charneston Normal vs. Millikin-Charleston won 2-l. Bradley vs. Millilcin-Millikin won 5-3. Wesleyan vs. Millikin--Millikin won 1-0. Charleston Normal vs. Millikin-Charleston won 8-1. I iilvrnnnnvl nf thu 'dlranu IC. Sudbrink - Cutclicr livcrclt Finney - -- - - Pitcher llnlxzwl Mom-5 - f lfitclicr and Right lficlml james XfV:1scn1 Qclllltilillb Roy Ilnmillun - Grovcr l'icrsu1l Ewing VVils4,m Nclsun Gund '95 First linsc Second liasc 'l'l1i1'il H1150 Left Field Ccntcr lfiulcl Uhr illilillihrk 1 H UB 341,-.., Wilkm llznxu-1' fM'p.L"r.J l"lllIl1'5' I'Il:I:-1' Cvuzwllp thmll Wilson Mum-H Wuss-m Ufu.pL.y Smiul Stull, Hillllillijll 'l':uylm' Efrark Swrtinn . 190-7 Millikin exhibited some l.ZlSf.ll1Cl'lQ but found herself sadly lacking in the lield events. Under the efticient coaching of Captain Porter we established a record for ourselves among the minor colleges of Illinois. Only two inter-collegiate meets were held, and the track events were a walk-over for Milllikin. ln the meet with Monmouth N the track at Millikin during the season of SCHEDULE six out of seven lirsts, and in the Wesleyan meet, all lirsts were won hy Millilcin. The team lost Captain Porter hy graduation last year. However. all the short distance men of last year are again in school, and the long distances are to he run by Wallace, Perry and Pitman, three exceptionally good men. The schedule for this spring comprises the following meets: April 23--Millikin vs. Bradley at Decatur. May 8--lllillikin vs. lvlonmouth at Decatur. May 12-Milliikin vs. Bradley at Peoria. May 13-lllillikin vs. VVesleyan at Bloomington. May 15-Klillikin vs. NVeslt-yan at Decatur. May 28-lNlillikin vs. Monmouth at ltlonmouth. May 29-lvlillilcin vs. Knox at Galesburg. June 6-lvlillikin vs. 'Knox at Decatur. 7 Uhr :millihrk 1 H H H mm mamma wus 1921115111191 nf tlpz Glenna Track Men and Events 50-yard 1111511-1S111lCS, D1lVt'11IlUl'1, IC. llrzlkc, YV. lirznkc. 1908 1'ccrn'c1 110111 by 1J:1vc'npm'1, SM scccmcls. 100-yard 1311511-lszmcs, VDZIVCIIIJOY1, llamiltmm, Vccrs. 1908 rccm'c1 110111 by 191lV011lJO1'1, 10M sccom1s. 1101 Shut Put-llcnnctt, Hinos, 12111113 King. 1908 record cl by 11cnm-tt, clirvtzmcc 34 foot. 220-y:u'r1 1911511-1JIlVCI1lJU1'1, 12, 1Jl':1kc, XV. 1'J1'Il'1iC. 1908 rccurrl 110111 by 1bJI1VC11l701'1, 23 sccrmrls. Polo Vault-Shumwzly. llinvs, 11:u11cy. 1908 rccorcl 110111 hy Slmmwny, 111'11.f111 9 fum-1 S inc1u-s. 440-yzlrml 1111511-10. 1,1'I11iL', VV. 1Jl'1l1iL', llzlmilifm. 1908 l'0cm'c1 111-141 by 15. 111141 NN, 1,I'1l11iR', 53 sccmuls. 220-y:1rm1 1111111105-'11:1y11rr, IC. 1D1':11cc', YV. llrukc. 1908 rccnrrl 11c1f1 Ivy IC. llrzlkc, 28 scccmrls. Milo Run-VV:111:1cc, 1'm+1c, 1'1-rry. 1908 rccorcl 111-111 by VV:n11:1cc. 4 minutes 8 sn-cfmcls, 11:l11'-Milo 111111-XVIl11!1'L'C, 1'mu1v, 1'crry. 1908 rccurrl hc-111 by XV:l11:1cu, 2 minutes 5 sccfmrls. 'Discus '111ll'UNV-1':111115, 111111-s, Kingg 114-muctt, 1908 1'ccm'11 110111 by Bennett, z1ira'1:1ncc 99 1001. Iligh Jump-Slmumwzly. llncllcy, Myn-rs, XV11srm. 1908 rccrmrcl 110141 hy Shlrmwzny, 5 11-ct S inclu-s. 11Il111l1101' Tllrfmwv-King, 111111-fa. 1'1c-mwlt, 1908 rocurml 110111 by llcnncll, 106 11-cl. 11rfmr1 jlmlp-Vvcrs, XfV11sun, llinos. 1908 1-ccurrl 1u'1f1 by Va-crs, c1is1:1m'u 20 fcvl 2 invhcs. 1 98 XX':1H:lm- IH-rry Smith M:u1'll11 NYllki1 ml, llralkv 172lYl'll1Nl1'1 Slmmwsny ln :IU Ulu imlillihrk 1 H U H Ttlaultet Elall Wa ASIQILTBALT. is the one line of sport that 0 Q has not been successful at Millikin. With- out any hesitation whatever, wc can attrib- ute this Lo the lack ot' a place to practice. Our gymnasiums are small and have low ceilings, which fact makes them unsuitable for haskcthall practicc. During the past season the Y. M. C. A. gymnasium was secured for practice. This is an itlcal placcf hut the conditions unrlcr which it was securecl, make it prohihitory for the majority of students. No one was allowerl to play who was not a member of the city Association, :mcl many tri' the sturlcnts it-lt as it they couhl not hear this arlrli- tional cxpcnsc. We hope that hcforc long wc will have a gymnasium huilcling of our own and then wc will bc rcarly to take our place in basketball among our compet- itors in other lines ot' athletics. The distance from the University anrl thc hours of practice make the use of the City Association gymnasium very inconvenient. A winnning team couhl scarcely hc cxpcctccl, owing to lll0lfllSCOlll'!lf.flll1.f conrlitions nncler' which wc lahorccl. XVhilc no gatnes were won, we clcmonstratctl that wc could he classcrl with the other llllinois colleges. Normal cle- tl-atcrl ns, hy only one point, ancl they have always been classcfl :nnong the strong teams ot' Illinois. lt was mluc to the untiring efforts of Coach lilclcr and his little stlnacl that we hail any team at all. 200 :Ugg llnlm Willis Ilrnlu- l':l'4h'l' H'u:u'l1J lirankl- Millvr Ilnss Iwsnm- lAl:1rmL:'1-rl .lum C Uhr illlillihrk 1 H II H IIICRIE were no inter-collegiate tournaments 1 last spring, but considerable interest was manifested by the tennis-loving enthusi- asts of the student body. The courts were very popular for those of tender emotions, and when the sun began to sink in the western skies knights o-f brown arms and their ladies fair could be seen wending their way toward the shady courts. During the summer tennis received a setback from which it has not yet recovered. The sewer which crossed the campus struck the courts, and as a result they were in no condition for playing last fall. The contractor has repaired the courts, and doubtless with the coming of the spring they will regain their former popularity. Manager VVallace is negotiating some tournaments, and it is quite likely that Millikin will begin her career of inter-collegiate tennis. We believe it will be in keeping with the 'standards set in her other lines of athletics. Glennie Sertinn 202 D tBirl'n Bwrtinn gymnasium work is under the supervision of Miss Mollie Gruebel. Miss Gruebel is a Decatur woman and a graduate of the Decatur High School. Previous to accept- ing the position of instructor of gymnasium work in the University. Miss Gruebel was in charge of the calisthenics and gymnasium work in 'thc Decatur Y. W. C. A. She also conducted private classes, and -has presented before the people of Decatur the results of her labors with Grade School Chil'dren worthy of special attention and merit. lt was in response to a general feeling of a need for the highest and best physical training for the women of the.University that, in 1905, the department of calisthenics and gymnasium was placed on a conlservative basis. Since that time the growth of this department has been mar- velous, both in regard to the ntrmber of students and the quality of work. The best and latest methods of gymnastic instruction and facilities for practice are efmployed. The course of instruction is so outlined and given as 'to include training in all movements that are of basal importance in the grand tinale, The May-pole Dance of the gymnasium girls. Tcacher's Course in gymnasinnl and ealitsthenics work is offered by the department, and is under the direct sn- pervision of Miss Grubel. Many teachers in the city of Decatur and surrounding.: towns take advantage of this special feature of the lVomen's Department. f"5-7 llli Ladies' llepartment of the University 203 Uhr Qlllillihrk 19 II B Uhr imlillihrk 1 5 H H llll iv T Baseball llzlmilum Smuks XX':1scm l'icrsm1 Smith SWiSllt'l' Hcutml Alnullcl' lllzlplu H Track li, lJ1'ukc lJz1'vcn1mul't NV. Drake Shumwzly Vim Guilnlur Mueller l'm'lcr fclllllilillf Football XX'iIfun1 LCz1pt:nixlJ l'n-nlmllugmn l'L-:une Russ Ilauniltml lk-nm-lL IRL-ll 'fu-y ,lulmuson llill llull lhnrill Nlnrkxvcll 20.3 Athletir Evnrtit iirngram "Half Back Hamy" Harvey Smith Josiah Krop this nnelel Philip K1-op this consinj Bill Short tPl1il's frienrll Kenneth Sumner Perey Gorrlon Dick l'lIll'l. - "Babe" Van Twiller joe l"Iee'twoorl Clmnlfein' - A. Voice - J. Booth hlclicildy Professor Dryden Mable Sumner Sue - - 205 Roy l'Imnilton Leo Brown Cory Wilkin Maurice Sly llubert Dayenport Ewing Wilson Frank Markwell Charles Bennett Tovni Ifolrrrth Carleton Matte-s Ward Bricker Leslie Taylor - Chester Hyde Clarence Hahn Edgar Stevens Uhr Nlillihrk 15 UB n . A Mx? . 1 , 1- ---.1-..,...5., . ,, II cf ig ,, Bonnie Blackburn Lucile Bragg Clarence Flegel Joy Van Cleve Raymond Turner J. D. Rogers Wm. C. Stevenson Hermann H. Kaeuper Eugenia Allin Walter F. Isaacs Goldie Atherton Harry Farrell Cmmntrihutnra Faculty Art Work 207 William Banlill James Lively Carleton Mattcs Alice Henderson l-larry Pifcr Mary B. Clarke l-larry E. Smith William H. Varnum Della Wilson Ina Wornick Uhr Millihrk IHUH mm muum was Samuel Baxter W. R. Riclnnuncl Rnynwnd Shaw Roy Stevenson Alexander Lung 208 Zlanitnrz Superintendent - Assistant Guy Atchinson Ralph Finfrock NVillizun Uzmiill V mg illrvattttu Relentless '.I'inte, that gives hoth harsh :intl kind, 'lglrzlve let nie he Uhr millihrk lo take thy various gifts with equal niintl lgna Anal proud humilityg ut, even hy clay, when the full sunlight streanns, Give me my tlreaunsl lNh:ttevei'. 'l'in1e, thott tzikest front my heart, vvililt i.l'Ulll my life, ltront what clezu' things thou niztyest make nie part, 1l'lung.re not too deep the knife! Ns :lies the tlzty. and the long twilight glezuns, Spare ine nty tlrezunsl ' -R. R. '.l'ut'net'. '-J. ffm ,f:,"i tfsaf QT :ji rr 2 ' ff:.Jfif333is:N iff' N-,ju-I 209 Uhr Millihvk 1 HU H Arknnmlvhgmmt The staff of The 1908 Millidek hereby desires to make the following aeknowledgements: To The Review Printing 8: Stationery Company, who have spared no time in making this book the best that is possible to the prinler's art, for the innumerable courte- sics shown during the progress of the book. To the l'lllll'lll1Cl'Sl11ltl'l Engraving Company for the exceptional quality ol' the engravings and prompt service and delivery. To Mr, Van l.JCVCll'lLCl', the photographer, for the ac- curate, prompt, and artistic execution of the studio pho- tographic worfk. To Mr. VValler lsaacs, who has spared no time and energy in designing the headings and cartoons for "The Millidekf' 210 Taylor County Breeze Vat. 1 ntccA'rUtt, n.t.., JUNE tgds No. I ml' mflm'Pk IHS paper is Republican in principle, Ilento- coming' ltr school during the tloods, as many are drowned erzttic in theory, :tml Socialist in reality. in attempting ltr ford the stream. NVe also helicve that ln our opinion any tm-:tsnre which inter- the stpot-light on the dormitory walk should he removed, leres with the fullest exercise ol' personal as it interferes with fullest eo-operzttion on tlte part of liberty is contrary ltr the principles upon the young ladies aml their escorts. VVe suggest that the which this government is founded. X'Ve believe that :tny rixer Styx he tlrcdgqed :tml :t concrete reservoir he built rnlte restricting students in the matter ol' cutting class, aml equipped with a steam crane for convenience in strolling' on the campus. or otherwise exercising tlteir ducking.g' lfreshies. We maintain that it is the duty til' the personal liherty is without a constitutional basis. lVe govermnenl lu httild :tml nt:tint:tin a concrete walk front desire to placc ourselves on record as opposed to govern- the government huilding to Ifairview l':trl:, for the protcc tnent protection nl' monopolies or trusts. ln our opinion tion ol' puhlic he:tlth hy preventing spring' lever. the :tlarnting conditions in tlte tinitneial world are caused .Ns thc reader will notice elsetwhere. word has hcen by the fact tltat the hook trust eomlttctetl hy Ross :tml received from the executive ollicc ul' the resignation tml Mztttes is 'holding back large sums from the regular chan- the .Nssistant Secretary nl. Commerce :tml l.ahor, llon. ll. nels ol' trade, VVe advocate the strict enl'orcement ol the Walter Morton ul' l'hiladelphia, l'ennsylvani:t, U. S, A. :mti-trust law in this case. This ntarlcs thc close til' tlte political career of :tnothcr ot NVQ :lush-C the gtpproprialion of larger stuns for internal our prominent statesmen. lfront ltis childhood up, Mr itnprovement. The government shotthl huild :t substantial Morton has spent his life in hoodwinking the people of bridge over the campus river in front of its lmuildings. this country. lt is not the policy ot' this paper 'to expost This would prevent the serious loss of life among students the vile deeds ol' any tnan in puhlie ollice, for olherwist 2ll Uhr illliilliilrk 1 B II H we could Iill this paper full of the unparalleled and unex- ampled frauds which this mian 'has practiced. Who knows the trouble he has caused, 'the hearts he has busted, the da-tes he has broken, the classes he has cut, the cussedness he has instigated, the willful and deliberate schemes he has put in the minds of his minions? If it were the policy of this paper to expose men of this stamp, we could easily tind mia-terial among his friends and allies who sit with him on the rostrum of dignity. In this line we might take up t'he record of our ambassador -to Ancient Greece and Egypt, Hon. James D. Rogers, R IJ. 'l'. llc has so far forgotten the prin- ciples of the country he represents, and has absorbed so much of the spirit of the dead, that he often speaks .of Greece and her people. The only man in the cabinet who is known to be free from any suspicion of graft is H. E. Smith, T. W. This is known beyond the shadow of a doubt, because he had no money to purchase a Millidek, and turned the poor book-agent pennilcss from his door. This man, it ought to be remarked, is head of the bureau of internal improve- ments, and receives a compensation greater than some of his fellow officers. A 'bill has just passed Congress that it shall be unlaw- ful for students lu become members of social organiza- 212 tions which do not have a government charter. lt would be well to cal the 'attention of t'he reading public to this law. The restrictions of this law are very severe. No one is allowd under itts provisions to join a church which gives social affairs for its membership, nientbership in the city Y. M. C. A. is 'pro'l1ibi'ted. We realize that there is considerable bcnetit in such a law. Students are liable to become intemperate in their indulgence in religious dissipation, and such a 'thing is highly detrimental to tl1e well-being of the students. Section V, Art. 3 of the laiw says: "Nothing in this law or any section thereof shall be construed to prohibit at- tendance at pool-rooms, or at bar Cby law studentsj, such institutions not being considered social organizations!" A test case is no-w before the supreme court. William Neir, in violation of this law, joined the Hard-Shell Bap- tist Church. llc 'was imme'dia'tely arrested and plead "not guilty." He was convicted and took an appeal to the supreme court. E. lludson, attorney for the plaintiff in error, says that the law will be declared unconstitu- tional , as it is repugnant to that portion of the constitu- tion which grants ev-ery man religious freedom. Chief- justice Mills will' hand down the decision of the higher court in a few days. The decision is looked forward to with interest by 'the common people. Note:-These editorials wuz hired writ, Grand Opening Da On Tuesday September 10, the doors of our institushun of higher larnin wuz opened to receive the hordes of aspirin young folks as wuz bezrtin at them fur aclmishun. Various and sundry of our beloved perfessors went up and down the country proclaimin that this here skule wuz the best institushun of higher larnin in the land ol' the free and the home of the brave. So movin wuz 'there appeal that nrany wuz constrained to send there children here for inistruckshun in the arts and sciences. On Sept. l0 they begun to pore in. XfVha't a glorious site it wuz to see 'em. l.ittlc boys, big' boys, girls, sum with there maws and paws. without neither and sum by 'emselves. They wuz a noble crowd of yung people. When the doors wuz opened. they throng'ed into the no-ble edifus, ankshus to larn and receive weleum by our beloved eit- izen. Dyer with his beamin eontenunce. Mister Taylor wuts also there reeeivin 'em gladly. llc sez to our rep- resentative "the best sayin in the Bible is 'whosoever will kin cum," and then adddid "perwided he has the 1uuney." They wuz l thing which cast a shado o'cr this fair scene. 2 Among the things assembled in the halls of the institu- shun wuz sum fellows moochin fer new paper subscrip- shuns and joiners fer the Y. Nl. C. :X and other organi- zzrtions. On the whole the animated scene reminded .our representative of the Taylor County Fair last fall. All that was lackin was the toy balloons and lemonade lu bring fond recolleckshuns to our minds of days which have as happpy beeen. lt wuz a pleasin site to see the older students helpin the new cumers to tix there pro- grammes. Our esteeemed felllow citizen mister Taylor eolleeted them all in the meetin hall and addrest them in his usual delightful manner of the work which wuz to bedune. It is interestin to note the fact that the gurls asilum wuz used fur the furst time on this date. It is a large eommodious structure built of red bricks presided over by Misssus Valentine with white stone trim and red tile roof. lt is inhabited at present by sum 30 odd inmates but more is constantly arrivin. u Uhr illlillihrk 19 II B Ulu Millihek l H H H The Great Licker Question l of the most engrossin subjecks before the inhabitants of this fair metropilns is the licker question. This prob- lem is 1 of the mos't important before the citizens of this hole nashun It has been agitated fur sum years and has now reached a climax in the lite which is now taking place in this prosperous community. The prineipul of local auction is the 1 which is drawing our attenshun. Sum of 'the best pulpit orators of our fair ci-ty has bitterly arranged the saloonis fur there affect on the morals of this metropilus. 'llhe fellows of both sides has been becumin very hard and made much wild talk has tool: place. Fur sum time it wus thought that cooler heads would pervale but this wuz in vane, as it 'were. As the interest grotwed more strenuous arguments 'took pla-ee on the publiclc highways of this fair city. Friends and allies of both sides endevored to prove that they wuz rite. Our honored and esteemed fellow Citizen mister llyde held forth fur sume time to a large crowd of interested speetaters eonsisting of sutm of our most importunt townsmen and l dog. Mister llyde maid a grand stpeaeh and 1 worthy of publiekashnn if space per- mited, We wuz prowd to 'think that they wuz a man in this fair metropilus with the forensick ability of mis- ter ilyde. 214 Things begun geting hoter and hoter and finally they busted. After a enthusias-tick meeting a crowd of young men from our lllSlllllS'lllll1 of higher larnin, bandin them- selves too gether to eliminate the saloons, as it were, agility I' X X! ' K ' LL fl1f?7F if 4 l iii .,t ff ei til will visited the various saloons of this fair city. At the head 'wuz Johnny Lyons whose paw is one of our lea-ding eit- izens, and who carried a villunous hatchet. johnie had inrbibed to much liquid enthusiasum, paregorieally speak- in, and wuz actin dangerous-like 'with the lmtgclwt. Vvllen lllc lJU'lCl1 WUI llill'iK'll before 1 of our best salloons Johnie, whose intents is good tho hc don't act just rite, waived the hatehet. This wuz the signul fur a grand outbreak on thc part ofthe saloon forces. A Riot wuz narrowly averted hy thc quic acshun ot' our hrave city V X' SM.. : X If i fl xi . - i S12 marshul who arrested sum of the xvring leaders thc fols lowing day. lt is grately regretted that such an nnseamly dcmonstrshnn should have occured at this time as it aroused hitter feclins. We hope that it will only be con- sidered as I of the pranks tlie young' men ot' our insti- tnshnn ot' higlier larnin loves to play. 1 5 News Items 1 of our newslieets in arnayboring town wuz in a turrihlc predicament not long apgo. A report cum to that paper tha't sum of the wcllknown peopul ot' thc city wuz married. lt wuz announced in this paper that mister l'orter and Miss l'.am'h who sum of our citizens know wuz secraitly married. Grate wus the suprise of theeditor when he received a note 'tellin him what he wuz and then sum On invcstigashnn it wuz revealed th-at the report wuz a mistake. This goes lu show what terrilmle things cum to a newspaper which 'don't tell the truth. The ',l'atler wuz deaply grieved to hear that our cs- teemcd fellmw citizen mister Ashmore had resignated. Ile has received a posishun in the liast sumwheres. jim wuz a nolmle man a good fellow and we wnz sorry to hear that he wuz to le-ave fur parts unknown. The Tatler congratulates the Iiast' on this grate addition lt: there citizens. Luelc to you Jim, Our reporter in llaltymore sez that when lirma Ander- son reaeht that villapge there wuz six letters in 'the post ollice from l'rof. Morton ot' our institushnn of higher larnin and sum post cards which the post mistress had read lint said the stuff on them could not he told in pnlmlielc. Uhr Mlillihrk 1 5 ll B Uhr illllillihrk 1 H U H Excitement There wuz considerable exitemcnt at the gurls asilum the other nite. A inuosen yung man called fur sum gurl and accordin to his instrucsthuns lcnoelct in the corridor. But thru his innosensc he had went I story to fur. When he knockt he wuz suprised 'to see a beautiful yung gurl arrayed in a mother huhbard cunt forth, Both wuz suprized enuff to safely. man fur Sum larnin lm practical principle the door at each other and tled in inquire fur his gurl and There wuz sum talk of trespassin. of the yung men of our ecum energetic the other jokes. The gurls at the vietims ot' there pranks. lst apprised them of the dismay. He wuz hold got her and got away perseeuting the yung institushun of higher nite and played sum gurls asilum wuz the A gentle knock on presents of intruders. VVhen the gurl answered the door there wuz a large rebellious co-wi Grat,et -wuz the eonsternashun among the gurls. miss Valentine wuz dumfounded. VVhat wuz to he done? She had had no experience in handling live stock! Running to the telephone she called up the volunteer tire departmunt, wh ich came on the run, arriving in 2 hours and 25 minutes. llelore they cum -the eow wuz at the Asilum y 216 rendered so frantic by the screems of the gurls that she busted the rope and regained her freedom. lt took sum time fur the boys on the tire clepartinent to calm the yung ladies. lt is not known who the offenders wuz. They wuz sum tall: of linehin if they wuz caught. The cow wuz not held responsible. 2 lf DOL tm' ' t if? t , tltlve W' AQ Q Q-gba? 1 t l tri? l - , Ha11owe'en Hallowell is fm lllS'iilllSlll111 which has euln down to us frum anehient times. What wuz the origin of this custnm is unknown. But it is interestin to see how it is eclelr. A " x ' . - - "m"l' lllb Yfmlltl pnopul of our institnshun of higher larnin celebrated this in there usual manner. At l of the frats. which are clubs which promise to keep secret the debts of its memlbers, they wuz the usual pnnkins, and fodder and such truck. 'l'hey wuz dolmuts and hard eider and apples etc. The other frat had a dance. 'l'hey wuz a grate time there to. The hall was artisticklly decorated, Sum of the other yung peopul of the institushnn wenl around playin the usual pranks that is always played. They wuz sum hallowe'en doins at the gprls asilum a few days before the regular nite. liver body reported a line time and invited themselves to come again which they sed they would. Our President's Birthday Our reporter visited our institushnn of higher larnin to see the students celebrate the CPU burthday of there honored president Mr. Taylor. This wuz done in a delightful manner. Mister Taylor and his better half, stood on the platform and allowed the students to throw things at them. 'l'ho-se who threw a't all, threw ferns but they wuz sum who wisht fur other thinpjs but abstained from them as not belittin the oceashun. When they wuz thru mister ',l'aylor and his wife looked like set pieces fur snm funeral they wuz so covered with ferns. lt wuz a beautiful speetiele. ' 2l'7 Our Friend Mister Kaeuper Grate wuz our suprise to see our honored citizen mister 'Kaenper get oft' the wabash train the other day. fXt lst 'we thought he wuz a strange furiner but 2nd site showd us he wuz no other than his self. Our staff pho- tographer took his picture so as our readers would be uble to recognize him on the streets and not hurt his feelings by not speakin to him. i ,. sf- 'R is 3 - if X l Kiki W "l wisht l wuz a man!" ls the same old boy who used to say. Wfhen a barefoot boy he ran, The man who sighs for the happy days Uhr illlillihrk 1 HUB one murmur was The Grate Debate We wish to ma-ke menshun of the grate work done by sum of the yung men of our institushun of higher larnin in a forensiek line. 3 of the yung men wuz chosen to defend the fair name of there institushin in a combat ot words atgin 3 illers lrum sum other similur institu- ' 1 'TE W QQ , I It v if L- , shun, we forget the name jist HOW. 'l'hL'SC 3 ylmtl mm' went to work emmediately preparing there speaches fur this grate contest. They wuz at it day and nite takin no time fur sleep to speak of. After they had learned them- selves what they had writ they would go till' in the woods 21 and speake -their peaees to the burds and Hours, and other harmless animuls. lfinelly the day eume. The 3 boys and sum friends got on the train and went away prepared to do there wurst. Our reporter and fotographer went along. When the time fur the speakin cume the meetin house wuz crowded. Our yung men marched up on the rostrum with large books untder there arms 'to prove what they sed wuz so. There wuz sum kinder fcller spoke fur the side who could tallk more and say less than any man we knofw except our esteemed citizen mister Montgomery. They wuz 2 other yung felllers spoke fur them but they didn"t say nuthing and sed it a lady-like manner. But our yung men made speaches the like ot' which are rarely heerd in the halls of Congress. They wuz sublime. The judges decided that the yung men rcpresentin our insti- tushun of higher larnin wuz the best and they wuz ear- ried down the stares where the peopul of the other insti- tushun elabrate refreshmunts after which all left declarin they had a most 'delightful time, ever thing considered. Sum of there friends 'wuz unable to take the same ear and came up later. Among these wuz our esteemed feller citizen mister Gunnison and his lady friend. When they disembarked frum the ear they wuz so forlorn lookin and maid such a pathetick picture that our lotographer wuz eonstraned to take a picture of them, Honur Students The students of our institushun of higher larnin wuz suprised to see a list of names stuck up in the corridors of the spacious edifus known as the Liberal Arts hall. 'lt wuz labeled honor students. It had on it the names of all who made higher grades than 85 last yere. They wuz sum hard working people whoze names wuz not on the list and they wuz sum 'who didn't give a copper it' there names wuzn't there. Our reporter interviewed l ma-n whoze name wuzn't their and he said he didn't cum here to make a grind of his self. lle claimed that they wuz sum 'thing else in skule life besides hooks and he wuz trying his best to get that and let the hooks go to thunder. 1-lowsumever his 'wuz pro-hahly a case ot' sour grapes but we don"t know. They is bigger tish in 'the sea than wuz ever caught out ol' it. A Turrible Crime lt wuz reported that l of 'the pcrfessers of our insti- tnshun of higher larnin wuz caught in the act of commit- ting a turrible crime. Our reporter sez he saw docter Rogers of ancient Greece seltin on the bleachers of the athletic Iield engaged in the business ot' masticating a stick of chewing gum. lle could hardly believe his eyes 219 and to make sure he askt him what his name wuz. lle answered in the allirmative. We are deeply greaved to tell 'this of our honored citizen docter Rogers but murder will out. Mr. Elder Arrives mister Elder 'thc new coach fur our institusbun of higher larnin arrived the other day. mister Elder is a nice lookin fellow witlh red hair which don't interfere with his good looks. llc eu-m here frum Cape Girardo Mo. but that ain't his l'au'l't and the good people of this town s'houldn't hold that agin him. llis knowledge of fut ball and base ball is conspicuous only by its absense. l'le thinks he left 'Uhem at Cape girardo but ain't sure. Settin Up lt wuz reported on good authority, that l of the new perfessers at our institushun of higher larnin wuz settin up 'wit'h the daughter of our presbyterian preacher last Sunday nite. VVhen the reporter went to inter-view the yung lady she said she had nothing to say about the aftfair fur pulhlieashnn. Ulu illllillihrk 19118 Senior ? Roast! The seniors of our institushun ot' higher larnin wnv Uhr millihpk delightfully entertaned by themselves, at a dog roast. lgng Eqniped with weiners. buns and other delicacies of the scezon they enrbarked fur the woods at 7 ocloek, llere they made a tire. lt wuz grate to see the fellows chop T .XXX no w i F3 .akf x ' L X' KW N C of U Q l -1' X. 'o 1.9 Sv wood. mister Kirk proved hisself such an expert that our plmtographer constrained him to poze fer a picture After the tire wuz built they cooked the -wieners and other delicacies of the seezon and ate them. It is olli 220 eionsly reported that the Japanese citizen llllSlCl' inalsu- moto ate 2 lbs of weiners and 3 doz. buns hisselt. mister Hoggatt 'the well known tenor wuz a elost 2nd to him. All had an enjoyable time and departed wishing there royal entertaner:-z many happy returns ol' the day. Rocky Mountain Farce The other nite there wuz a rocky mountain farce given in 'the hall ot' our institnshnn of higjher larnin. The cow- boys got busy with their revolvers and shot the ceilin full of powder. lt wuz a sipjht that skared the audience. Several wuz skared nigh unto life and stun wuz hurried :rway with the skeers yet on 'en1. The principle actor lived in Cheeehago and told abut how the bufaloo run over the streets-this so skeered the lCn1.rlislunan what was present that alll he could do wuz to yell "Hy jnvel" The taller recommends this play to any body who wishes to skeer the audience. They 'wuz sum line acting' by the lady actors. The tatler reporter -ain"t much ot' a critiek but he didn't see much to critikize. lileoborate refreshments wuz served eonsisten of koffe and theni things which have holes in em, called dohnnts. Incidents ,tt the H1811 House hrnm.f him :mother lmwl of smtp :tml the perfcsser woke C C - up :xml lmmkin :tt the stuck ot' lxmvls sez "XN'hy l'vc had , . smtp." .X :nnnsm evelrt tttelc plilee :tt the hash hmlse ul mir stitnslmn el' higher lnrnin the other clzly. 1 of the per- .Nnutlter ineitlent emteerning the hush hmtse is the waxy Uh' miuihtk ssers, mn' esteemed eitizen mister Stevenson etnn in the ymmg l:tcly's is served. A yung l:uly ettmes in :tml Inna l sets tlmvn :tt at tzlhle hy herself. The watiter goes over to the tzthle where the boys is :mtl llnrls out what they want E :mtl brings it too them. 'lihen when :ull the boys wuz fp' SouP -I ': fa 9 .M t lt Q5 L XXX is I EauE7f X 1 I "'-Q ze-.-. P Y. :, t 'N ' P ' 'LE E li li -tlfi A -,--I 1' I t T4-A f 'x ' . Y i Q 2 M 1 " EFL' t I 1 f ' t Q ,g tml sented himself nt at tnhle, ',l'l1e waiter lnrtmg him :t ,Y - l howl ut' smtp which the perfesset' e't. l'Vhen he llnishetl X he pushed the howl to l sicle. Pretty soon the waiter I stein the perfesser setting there with nuthin to ent hrung htm :mother huwl nf smtp whieh the perfesser also et. served with :ill they 'wnnl In ent, he serves this 1 lone lhis wttz ennlitmewl fm' snm time nntil they wuz smtp yung' lztmly who hns heen setlin there fm' no hotly knnws hmvls piletl all Ilflilllltl the perfesser. lfimtlly the wniter huw lmig. ' .521 mm mamma tuna Shootin up the Asilum The yung ladies ztsilum of our institushun of higher lzzrnin seztmes to cum in fur more than its share of ex- citement. while the seniors wuz gititin reudy fur the mellowdrznnzt they wuz going to give 1 of 'the yung men went over to the ztsilunl to git 1 of thc yung lndy'5 to J Q15 DMTF El s.,-L . +gi .i 4 li? i practice fur the show. He wuz all clrest up in Wild West stile, jestl iike Prary Pete who wuz hear lust year with his show. The yung man wuz admitted by Missus Val- entine with feer and trembling, she not knowin what might happen with such at suspishus lookin clmrztctcr on 2.22 the premises. llowsumever she culled the yung lzuly and they started off. The doors had seztreely closed when she wuz horrylied to heer the sound of shootin out side. She run to the door thinkin that the yung man wuz shootin his fare eomponion becuz of jelousy. To her horrer, on openin -the door she suw the yung mam engaged in at violent attempt to shoot up the :tsilum like Prztry 1'ete's show. It wuz sum 'time before she wnz intirely recovered lrum the horribul sehoek. April April, April, leztugli thy girlish laughter: Then, the moment filter, Weep thy girlish tears! April, that mine eurs Like at lover greetest, lf I tell thee, sweetest, All my hopes-and t'e:irs,- April, April, l.:tugh 'thy golden laughter, Then, thc lTI0lTlCll't after, Weep thy golden tears. " Mirriages " A mirriage license wuz issued by the Taylor County Klerk to our esteemed -and honored citizen, Mister Me- David and our old sehulemate miss Olga Keck. The wedin took place at the residunee of the bride on Wfest VVood street and wuz a very enjoyable affair. The tatler extcnds its congratullations to mister McDavid for his successful wedin. i Mister Morton who has jest resignated his place :rt our institushun of higher larnin wishes to have the tatler announce his mirriage in the near future but he ain't shure when it wil be, but he sed it wuld be alright. llc is also un-wilin to give the tatler the yung ladies name. The Iiounty Klerlc reports that our beloved and es- teamed friend mister Mattes of the monupoly of Ross and ltliattes which the tatler advocates bustin up by the en- fo1'cement of the ante trust law, has fuk out a license with a blank space on it. The klerk ensistcd upon insertin a certan name, but mister Mzrttes said he would be obliged to look that matter up a little bit 'because he had bin so busy tighin the trust-busters and doin other sich wurk that he had forgotten to speck to the girl about it lately. "I only dream about it in class" 'wuz what mister Mattes tuld the clerk and 'we guess the reporter got it pritty Strait. 22.5 The Green Debate tSpeshul to the Tatlerj There is considerabul enthusiasm over hear about the , ll I l , I f VI I , Uhr Qllltllihrk nm cexate between our llISllllISlllll o llgler artnn IHUH md yarnin and the Taylor County institushun. The meni- bers of the freshmen class ar speshully interested bein as their runnin the atfare. The other students have tuck isiderabul interest altthough they realize that the fresh- men are turrible green here and suppose they are the same at your institushnn. Ilut believin that the intents ol' 'the freshmen is good there greenness to the contrary not with standing they expect lo turn out in masse In there support. liaeh side. seams eonlident of victory and we hope they will win. The Ligntning-Flash The tossing treetops, creaking forth their pain, Are motionless: no leaf at-quiver nowg The grasses. beaten down by driving rain, Not even tremble in the lurid glow. The dashing rain-drops all are stopped in flight,- .X million dazzling diamonds of the airg An instant gleam they in the dazzling light,- Then massive darkness settles thru the air. Inter-Society Contest U They wuz suni excitement at our institushuu of higher mln. mfllihpk larnin the other nite. They wuz sum sort of contest be- lgms tween 2 literary societies. They wuz a debate, a orashun, a story tellier and sum piece speakin. Mister Taylor wuz ring Master so to speak. The Orlandians set on l side of the house and the l'hilomatheans set on the other J' f wi? N9 1 J 1 side. liach side wuz deeorashuned in a maguitisunt style. The lfhilos used there peautiful colors red and white to obtain startlin effects in the decorative art. The Orlan- tligms wuz elusl secolltls. in the art ul' tlet'ul':lSl1ttlI. l':1lL'll side wuz the proud possessers ol' sunt toy balloons which wuz sent up at various times. 1 yung man wuz so inter- 2.2 ested in seeurin 1 of these balloons that he disturbed the eongregashun and mister Taylor wuz compelled to request him to 'take his sect. When 1 side would yell the other would try lo yell louder and the uprore was deefenin. When they wuz tired ot' ycllin they would have sum sintgin. 1 side had a ho1'n but the other had a boy dressed up as a clown. When ever body had talked who wuz on the programme the juges returned a verdict in favor of the Orlandiaus who made a big to do over this verdict. This verdict wuz 9 to 2. They all went up 'town and celebrated in there usual manner. All to gether it wuz an auspicious affair. Perfesser a J ail-bird Grate was the astonishment of the students at our institushun of higher larnin when 1 of the perfessers pro- elamed hisself a eriminiel. It wuz in 1 of the classes and the wurk wuz in full operasliun when perfesser Mills our respected felflow citizen sez to the boys that he wuz in jale last summer. This open eonfeshun tuck the students by suprize. The whole class set perfeckly still as if they wuz stunned. Then grate exitement rained. Sum of the boys wuz fer takin the matter before the skule bored be- lievin that they wuz above bein taught by a jale burd. But on the insurance ol' the perlesser that he wuz reformed they decided to keep quite and not drive the beloved in- structor lruni his posishun. Hersell goes A'flyin Dwight gets Elected Mister lloggutt 1 of the seniurs :xt our institnshnn uf News has rertehed ns that our estenmed fellwvw eitizen higher lztrnin, und also one of the perfessers is at turrible Mr. Montgomery wuz elected lu the high posishnn uf Sleeper. It is 1-01,01-lcd fm gmyd authority that lm qmly 2nd vice president of the :nthletiek ztssoeiushun nf our inf has :lbout 10 minutes to dress, cult :md get to at elztss uf at Sl'illlSl11lIl of lllgllt-'l' lilflllll- We WW llftfwfl U1 lilfll ef llll5 mu,-Hill, AS H I-cwlt M,-' Hog-gmt I-uns nlmm the 51,-out grate honor bein nwztrded to 1 of our citizens. mister Montgomery is ll quiet unpretenshious youth who mztkes his presents felt by his intlnenee :md not by talk. He has X ,L ' X tuk an prominent pluee in the ztifnres of the institushnn V- .gp frum his entrztnee. lle is :1 well known :tthelete bein con- Q 'il ,Q 'N sidered 1 uf the best pole valters in the stzrte. ln prztetiee X T '55 he has vztlted as high us 3 ft. Z inehes. XfVe understand 'Jl . sl E t- that mister Montgomery wuz not Il enndidatte fur this Z Ny A KM, , posishun but that it wuz forsed upon him by :ln ztdniirin throng of his skule mates. Love. sitting by :1 crumbling ztreh And singing low and sweet. is A A limmlitig presence felt :md looking, saw l.ife nestled :tt her feet. :lt at rapid pace. Ile runs so fast that his eoztt tales fly out Tht- Wm-141 is full gf CHU,-ago, so strate behind him that 1 might play checkers on them And faith in the heart of things. pervidin he held still long enuf. While he hurrys so fztst And many at soul nnnonrished, the naybores cum out :tn yell encourctgin things :tt him. 225 lfleztrs the bent of angels' wings. Uhr Millihrk 151118 Lecture on Urope our esleamed fellow citizen mister Rogers R. O. T. deliv- ered a noble address on the subjeek of lokal epshun in TIWVC T135 bw big flolns ill Um' lllstltmllllll "T liifllicf that city. NVe have knowd fer sum time that -the doekter larnin lately. 1 of the old students wuz back frum Urope was an mmm. of ulmslml ability and we are not suprised 95119 mtllihpk the other day and he told all about what he saw and what lgna he didn't see. lt wuz :t most instructive lectshure and 1 entertainin likewize. VVlraft mister Record don't know X about Urope is surprisin. lt wuz a beautiful nite and 4 :Rs V their wuz a large and enlhusiastiek audience out fur the ,Q K Z ' oeeashun. K XS M 'Q . . L The Junior Spread to the Seniors gf S' 'X vii l 1? . . . . . l The ,lunior elass of ourlnistituslmn of higher larmn Q, V " 7 is plannm to give the SCllllll'S a lmal blow out before -- ' they leve skule. The exatet naehure of this affare is not ' ka h known at the present ritin but we are assured by the 6 I L I president of the Juniurs that it will be sumthing iinc in L L . I I the way of entertiainin. The boys ol' the Seniur class have gone so fur as te hire there spike tale eoats fur the oeeashun. Telegraphic Flashes CThe l.ieker i,l'0iJiCl'l1 Againj VVord has reeehed us from a nayboring metropilus that 1 of the pcrfessers of our instiitushun of higher larnin 226 to larn that he 'wuz lendin his ade to the grate cause of lokel opshun. The report sez that the gentleman pre- sented a turribly good speaeh on the licker problem. The dockter is a logical and elear thinker. He is a grate be- liever in the soeratiek form of argunientation ot' which he is an absolute master. And while the lieker problem is a modern 1 and not familiur to one who believes that all good things wuz killed 'when the Greeks quit business, the speeker handled it in a nrasterly fashion, lt wuz full of wit, humor and pathos. The speeker carried his audience up to the mountain tops of noble sentiment only to let them drop with a dull siekenin thud into the valley of humer. After the speakin a eolleeshnn was tuk fur the doeklter and the munitisunt sum of 31 sents wuz received. The doekter with eharalcteristiek generosuty turned the munny over to the banker to be used as an en-N do-wment for an old batehlers home. The President Gives a Recepshun The president of our institushun of higher larnin has invitashuned the Seniur 'class en masse to attend a recep- tion at his home. The yung men are snppozed to cum and bring the gurls and it' sumthing don"t happen sum of tl1em will do that. This reeepshnn is 'an annual affare given by the president to show the seniurs how glad he is that they soon will leave and also give the Seniurs an oeeashun to say how delighted they are to get out. The atTare will be espeshully brilliant this year beeuz it will be the lst soshul funeshun in the presidents new palashnl manshun on west wood street. 227 Baker vs. Meek l ot' our reporters wuz out to our institnshun of higher larnin the other day to ehfapel and an amnsin site met his eyes while their. Onr esteamed friend from Chic- wht mtllthrk IHUB 4 , ' 't . 312, fr 8.2 ,QQ l Sh Q? A3 l I Q - i A l lcago perfesser Meek was leadin thc singin. Perfesses Baker of Boston wuz razing the tunes on the organ. Perfesser Meek is a grate believer in fast singin. He wants to lope thron the hymns like a tire department. mister Baker on the other hand wuz playin real slow. Uhr Nillihrk 1 H II H Perfesser Meek becum disgusted and turned around and glared at mister Baker with a horrifyin look as though murderously inclined and shook his book in a threatening manner. mister Baker not knowin he wuz the innosent cauze of this performenec looked up and smiled sweetly at the perfesser. The contrast wuz sumthing tierce and our reporter wuz neerly ded frum lattin when he reeched the oflise. Names for our Institushun lt is interestin to heer what fnny names is sumtimcs applied to our institushun of higher larnin. The oflishul name is the decatur college and industrial skule of the James Millikin University. Among the students it is known as skuleg sum of the faculty call it the institushun of higher larnin. Perfesser Morton who has just resig- n'ated calls it "the ignurense horspitel" and others give it the appelashun of "the smart house." A sweet maid spoke to W. ll. B.- Who is bashful as bashful could B- Quoth she, "My dear Willy CPray don't think me sillyj Won't you be my own W. H. B.?" Q Sale On June 9 the undersincd will offer for sale at publick aucshun the following named stock to wit 3 De Senectute ponies Cbroken to ride or drivel. 4 Horace draft horses, 1 with heaves. 5 Luerctius horses, very stylish. 2 Xenophou Shetland penics safe for ehild1'en. 1 Memorabilia, blind in one eyeg wind broken. 5 Attic Oraltor colts, broken to bridle. 3 Plautus and Terence ponies broken to halter, balky. The animuls are insured to be as represented, sound and serviceable. Terms cash or note with approved se- curity, 691: interest, six months. Lunch served on grounds. Sale commences at 8 A. M. at our institushun of higher larnin. J. D, Rogers, Anesheneer. Ruth Bicknell Jess Penhallegon Fuzmces Fell Bertha Eaton Gary Hudson Drug Stores Archie Davis NVN O. McCrum The Armstrong Plixtrnmcy llilligoss Bros. Ellis W. Armstrong Shoe Stores lfolrnth Sz Folrnth lf. lol. Cole Wfztlter llufichiin Rodgers Sz Clark Livery C. XV. Lindsey Byrd Davis Clothing A. 'Kziufmztn Geo. VV. llztrris Elwood Sz llzindlin Neustzidt Sz Sons ll. Stine Clothing Co. College Supply Houses Cox Sons Sz Vining, N. Y. Tlostnin Bros.. N. Y. llziminersmith lingrnving Co. Milwziukee, W'is. Qllaznifiratinn nf Ahnertiavra Students and Friends! Patronize our Advertisers. Keuffel Sz Esser Co., Chi- cngo. lll. College Supply Store. Uni versity Steven Lune Folger Co.. N. Y. Jewelry J. lf. Yohe Tailors VV. li. Dixon Geo. W. l-lztrris T. lf. Mnllendy Elwood 8z llnndlin Co. A. Seiler Dry Goods Bradley Bros. Linn Sz Scruggs Hotels and Cafes St. Nicholas llotel Decatur Hotel ll. D. Greider Cafe ll. Single-ton Cafe Candy, Sodas, Etc. C. M. Rrodess 'Louie Nichols ,loc lizirlelo ug T. T. Springer NV. O. l.eedy Printers Review Printing Co. Wullender Sz Wilder Banks Millikin National Rank National Bunk of Decatur Citizens National Rank Florists N. Ronimershzich A. C. Brown Miscellaneous Van Deventer, Photogmplier Brugh Werner, Pliotogrzt- pher Bnchmztn Bros. Sz Martin, Furniture lNloorel1ottse Sz Wells. Hard- wztre, lite. F. lincknmster, Grocery T. 'l'. Springer. Grocery F. Norman l.:tundry lllinois Traction Co. Springfield Coal Mining Co.. Springlield, lll. Decatur Dye l-louse Uhr millihrk 19 U B Personal Ansel Magill has a new tie. ml!! mlllfhlli Perlesser Mills has a hare eut. 19118 Try sum ol Sn1ith's Remedy.-Davis Drug Store. The city hias wenft dry. Mister Taylor the president of our institnshun of higher larnin is in Kansas. lilder efarried sum wiater too the base ball team the other day. l'laz'el Niles sez she has a new man. Miss Allin reports that all is quiet in the library. Lura Baughman expects to graduate frum the academy of ouifinstitnshtnl of higher larnin this spring. Sum of the windos wuz washed last week. T. C. Hines kept silense for a totel of 30 minutes last week. Ile is not expected to live. Lula De Groat has left' off wearin her red swetter jacket. Thanks, Lu. We hearby announce the wedding ol Miss Lamb and- ll. G. 'Porter to tzrke place sum time. Q Bill Sears and Anna Magill will soon launch their house boat on the streem of matrimony. Ethel Yanders ditto not -to speek of Ethel Bumgarner. Verne Ross desires to say that all reports about his gittin merried soon is false. He is unwillin to say when he leaves the staitc of single blessedness. lirwin Dudley visited in l-larristown over Sunday. He says that Blanche is an alwiful good cook, ' , . Edna Strader has increased the tension on the spring which eontrols her lower ja-w. It now works much better and faster. Despair lf, when in eheerless wanderings, dull and cold, A sense of human kindliness has found us, We seem to have around us An atmosphere all gold,- Heavcn griant the manlier heart, that timely, ere Youth ily, with life's real tempest would be coping, The fruit of dreamy hoping ls, waking, blank despair. All the poetrie in this editiun wuz also hired writ. 230 Folrath 3? Folrath Decatur's Fashion Shop for Footwear 152 EAST MAIN STREET l l L . G . N I C H O L S Confectzonery Largest Soda Fountain in the City Our lces and Sodas Flavored with Pure Fruit Juices I ? Ice Cream for Parties. Receptions, Banquets, Etc. 1 Complete Assortment of Fine Candies 1 5 i 355 NORTH WATER STREET ' Three Doors North of Post Oilicc -NITDUSTADTS MASOSSZATJSMPLE Decatur's Greatest Clothing , Store l T A Store Run hy College Men, V and A Store Where College Men l Like to Buy their Clothes Uh: millihek 1 H li H Runnin aah Grinhz Prexy discussing automatic action in psychology: "Now which shoe do you put on tirst? Those who put on the left shoe tirst hold up their hancls: now those who put on the right shoe tirst." Jess Montgomery: "lJon't you put on the tirst one which comes handy? You rlon't put clown the right shoe and put on the left one tirst, rlo you?" Prcxie: "T do." Flcgel in Constitutional Law: "You can't tell after the animal has been slaughtered whether the meat comes from rleeeasecl cattle or not." Dr. Rogers: "lXlr. Van Cleve, you were absent Novem- ber 10 and 17." Van pulls out calendar and tigurcs up dates, then mut- ters to himself: "'November 10 and 17 were Sundays. JCSSI "Wt-ll. that's a waste of time." Dicln't know this Greek class was turnecl into a Sunday Scilfilblf' l r H ,' lluclson, looking at thermometer in Rogers' room: I f "Gee, il's only 50 in here!" .4 Q ,-, McKee: "lt's kept eool to keep the tleacl languages from spoiling." C N f . N lsaaes was tolrl that the score m the football game with Sliurtlell was O-0. VV ' I "WIDE" Sflifl l:1'l1ii. "hfnv many innings rlicl it last?" Hiram Shumway makes an excellent ball player. He Loretta Royal translating lireneh: is at tower of strength at the bat. 'Z-X man with a pinehecl nose." tpine-nezl. 232 SOME ATTRACTIVE THINGS IN MADE UP WHITE GOODS IN OUR READY-TO-WEAR DE- PARTMENT ON ZND FLOOR lleantifnl while and Cl'L'Slll1 wool suits emne in tw' pieces, Coal and Skirt. made in semi and titled ef- fect. single and clonhle hreastecl. plain or velvet col- lar and cuffs, nicely lined with silk, at frmn 340.00 mlnwn to .................................... 315.00 I.lllL.f0l'IC dresses in the snowy white :incl mlainly lig- nre'cl or llowererl designs come in two pieces XYIIISI x -'X filllulldifl i'550"l" and Skirt. or the new l"rincess eiTccls: CIIIIIUITIICIY isfllwy 'White' ,c.c"u' 'IWW UI Cwillll Ullfl lrnnmecl with lace and rich emhrnimlery: from 3130.00 UMW 'l 'I 'I 'l'l"l'Y While IHCIWIS Wltll lu as low as ................................. S395 Cf'lm""d XVHIMS Wh plain li n gl i sh or I , , 1 I , 1 rich emhrmllery on 1.1.1 V 1.1 61,1 In ,-' l rell.Y while' anal creinn :'kn'1s. c-glnile' in L t'Clll1lll- Il't?llt :incl hack. cn' Singh. .md 111,u1,1L. serpfe and I'.DllI1lIL'Ul' l anania. at 31-90 lu ..... 82.95 1111,,,1y 1511- 1. yukc' lN'l'1lfN"4l- WUI' 111111 lnclia linen, fancy lnclian-Ileacl anal pure linen Skirts, lfflllill' , 111111 funk- 1fl1lSNlC 11"Ckl'lS llllfl in plain pleated and gnrecl, nicely trinnnexl with ein- Unllc ll' 'let and ill' lined wilh silk or lwuirlery anal laces, frmn 310.00 cluwn In ...... 51.00 UW, di""l5' new mn' 531111, 111 1-g1QI1, lt'l'l1lIS Ill l.l'UlIl 2l2l0.C0, 57.50 anml. S5 lluwn lw...... 81.00 ., ll ' f- .5 T 00s1wu""' "' vihflm- pfjlvlvffk 1 Z C.. Miss McC:tslin: "When you come to the dzunfnj putt Clippings from the Tatler of the Story." llill Bzmllll has bought :L new sute of close. Uhr :millihrk ' l lgna Ansel Rlzmgill bought at new pony in New York sum . time ago. lt is reported that he has tuuglit his dog to dig if up Greek roots, sf l, Szzry Stapleton sold sum eggs in town the other day. I .J lt nziiued yesterday. N l Proxy in psychology: "VVhy don't you exercise :1 little ll 'nornnil eontrol,' Miss Fell?" l I, Bliss Fell: "l :un excluding from my mind everything ' not bearing on the subject." l Matsumoto is stumped in Psycholngyz "lt is reported that lloggutt gets 'two tllDlO'll1ZlS this Pmxy: nvvlml kind or feeling have you now? year, one ftoni the Academy 'und the other from the Manic ccXplU5iVclyD: HI,uin!,, college. 'l'lns is how he will uppezu' lo receive them. Miss Conant, reading: "And humlels hroiwn :md dim Student reading theme hits l7lll'IISC. "Theory of :Lrlistie discoveredspi1'es:" inspiration." Miss hleC:tslin, llllL'l'l'llDllllg'Z "'l'lml's ex- "Wh:u wus Sl1ukespe:u'e's inllueuee on this poem?" tremely well expvestg tlnilfs Ilneg th:1t's unusually well Miss liell: 'l'here's something sztid ulyout ll:tmlet's exprestf' brown." Student: "lNell, you tohl me that." 234 Bachman Bros. and gllartin Co. " " "' 'Q' 1 fa yn Furniture of Quality Corner Worth and Water Streets dIll!g'lChlNIEo'hdm A A ' ' New 151103512 165 C. W. LINDSEY'S Carriage, Baggage and Livery Co. Livery Stables 240-246 W. Wood St. Baggage Calls Tallyho and Ei ht P - Carriage Calls 25C ' engcr Ciuchea Lgw Rdxs D. S. Shellabargcr, 'President john Ullrich, 'Uice 'President B. O. Mclleynoldn, Cashier J. A. Meriweather, o'lss't Cashier The National Bank of Decatur 'Depositary of the United States Capital, S200,000.00 Surplus, 35l00,000.00 Undivided Profits, Sl35,000.00 SAF.3'1'Y BOXES FOR RENT K.H.I?b , C.'P. Thatch . W. C. 0 tl , 'D. S. Shellabaegzr, I. Ullrich, B. 0irf9WcReyrzaIds?Ifii9l1. Ctokey 1 1 Elwood and Handlin C O M P A N Y The Home of Hart 3 Schaffner and Marx Clothes john B. Stetson Hats QWERCHA NT YAILORS 135 North Water S 'Ralston Styles are distinctive, advanc- ed and original. Ralston Oxfords have a spring like ankle fit which makes sligfing at the heel impossi e. These are not Theories -they are Facts. Come in and I will prove it. Walter Hatchin Better Shoes 139 North TVater Street Decatur, Illinois 1 1 6 n 1 I fi -'af' I F ,I in 1 Q 1 1 11 f e ass' ' Wi -i1Lfil" i' 5 , X Ralstnnfs ive Dmrent treet One of the gushing girl studens was heard to remarl: Dr. Rogers was translating Homer to his Greek class the other day: "Gene Cole has such 'bewidging' brown and presented this interesting bit of word play: eyes and a voice like a inartingale. lle should hate his "Then Chalcas, the augur, arose and bored the people." voice fertilized." mliplpgglgihrk Kirk wishes to inform the young ladies of this insti- ,I lution that he has nothing to do with the bread baking ,H H' 4-mf 5 s 1 '. X Ulf gi f. it his house. .Ag . . . . X Prof. Mills in law class as Mattes offered him a book, ' J 'J refused it, saying: "No, loan it to the gentleman." ' Miss Conant: "l think it looks picturesque to see the fx young people strolling around on the eampus." . Matsumoto: "lf two people agree to do so, they may X ,1 do so." fk -xi . . Q Ilyde: "How eau l rise to a point of order and be i' s .. 1 l seated? , --. . 'i .. L 1 Decatur Review: "Lieutenant llarry Crea leaves Mon day for the Philippines." Ruth llieknell was called to the telephone at one ol JCM' Pcnlmllcgun in French qclnss: HI nm going to the Millidek lloard meetings at the Kappa lJelt' house. Study Slmnishl.. The telephone was placed for the use ol' Shumwiy intl Ruth needed assistance to reach it. Wn'lfl'5 m0lllCl' il'C1Hli1ltl Il letter from llenlz "l3en's letters always send me to the dictionary." Pease: "On the whole, l believe Math. was more of a Millis' mother: "Walter"s always send me to the success this year than in the past two." bank." 236 MOREHOUSE ii WELLS CO. The Largest Line of Sporting Goods in Central Iflinois BASE BALL GOODS : 1 FISHING TAGKLE : :ATHLETIC GOODS SWEATERS : : BATHING SUITS ..,r. .1...,. H 1 W4 ',,...-.,f:.-gg" .. ..'.I',14,..I!a'+igg,' -If .. 3. -Iksiw . -Aff'-. ,.. 0124 ,- ' Inq. - my 1 ' 523, ,,. 'Wm ' iii 2550 - I 'lay-.-., 1, ,L-fi .uf-If-1-A-... . mga! ,'s:1.,1!33fQ- v. ' - 5 , I I . fhti .,.-j.,4Af,.7.. - 1, ' , HARRIS .I Ae f I Q 5 'f e 3 K 1 P I Ha ts - 154 Merchant St. BRODESS Best Ice Cream and Soda : fa GO. : Fine Candies NORTH OF TRANSFER HOUSE F. BUCKMASTER fa? SON I F I Sff-Plc GROCERIES my Fresh Meats Old Phone 617: New 99 5. Oakland Ave. Uhr illlillihrk 1 HUB Miss Tippett: Q'l'o Magill, in distress concerning his future and thc fact that he was threatened with being eatenb "You don't know how l like to bite" ,A- "v if Qx x lk i x When 'thc Seniors were planning for their reception' they niet one night in Orlandian hall and during the course of the evening made some fudge. Bill Ncin was so taken Vvith its flavor that he was not satislicd until he had cleaned out all the dishes. A young theologian named Fiddle Refused to accept his fltll-T1'l'U, f-IPO,-,H Said hc, " 'tis enough to be lfiddle, VVi'thout being Fiddle, D. D." 2 Jan. 3. Chapel. Kaeuper loses his moustache. Stu- dents applaud. Prof. Stone takes the honor. Stevenson: "Where's Mr. lloggatt this morning?" Shumway: Hlfloggatt is working, opening a set of books for a clock company down town." ' Sanso-m: "Are they going to sell on tick?" An indignant letter written by a very elever o'ld gen- tleman ran thus: "Sir: My stenograplier, being a lady, can- not take down what l think of youg l', being a gentleman, cannot express ift, but you. being neither, can readily divine it." 'Txvas in a restaurant they met, One Romeo and Juliet, 'Tlfwas there he tirst fell into debt, lior Ron1eo'd for what Juliet. A young lady ealled at the otlice and asked the Secre- tary for a restoration blank. Evangelist: "Now we want to get acquainted with yon, We want you to invite us over to your homes for luncheon. l am a married man, but Mr. lloggatt is not, and is looking for a wife. You must help him." FIT AND WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED WALTER E. DIXON Merchant Tailor Suits from S15 to S40 Overconts SI5 to 540 Pants from S5 to S12 Fancy Vests S4 to S8 319 N WATER STREET DECATUR. ILLINOIS QA VIS LIVERY CO Fine Carriages Six Passenger Tallyhos Surreys STYLISH TURNOUTS Trunk d5,anJ Q25 Cao J Cuffs O16 Ny ingletonqs .fflz of 111 North .Alain St. C f Northloest of Transfer Haus: a e .Cm SEILER, Ta1'7or Cleaning and Repairing a Specialty Suits Made to Order 126 Merchant Street DECATUR. ILL. ' inn E99 Scruggs Dry Goods and Carpet Co. DECATUR. ILL. The Home of Good Vd7u6S fII,True Economy .for a student. or for anyone else. lies in the purchase. always. of the Iaest of its class. while. vice versa, the worst of extrava- gance is the purchase of that which is merely gaudy and cheap. fII..This store sells only the Iaest that can he soId for a given price in every class of XVomen's and Childrens wearing apparel and general dry goods: it guarantees everything that it sells to Ive the Iaest of its class. and it will not lcnowingly sell any- thing it cannot recommend as good and reliahle. fII.'VVe solicit the patronage of students and their friends. and invite all to malce free use of all our facilities for convenience and comfort. whenever occasion may demand. flour facilities for the purchase of the Iaest grades of all classes of goods are unsurpassed. and our prices are in all cases Inased upon the lowest original cost we are aI':Ie to obtain. Quality considered. you will find no cheaper goods in any store in Decatur. l'rnf. Stevenson: "VVillizun, how is your heart?" Sixty Years Ago Bell: "lt's hentimxf' mu Miss Tippctt Ctzllking of hcr haxucls in practice ol' " le:u'netl lu spell "cnt," :incl to euunt Len. Wild turkeys strutlecl tl-nvn Main street, wearing plug huts :un Uhr millibpk V H I I N ll ' v -I ' H ' I H ' I peg-top trousers. 15118 O1l.tnch.in Phtyl. My hnnrls .uc hluels, they htue coal :ill ever them!" What do You Know About This? One Hundred Years Ago Ye great-gi'eint-grzindmother of Miss l"tn'sythc was Fifty Years Ago ".Xhe" lsincnln pussccl hy the present site uf the Uni- sity un his way lu Lincoln Square. Forty Years Ago ' l'ru1'. Stevenson was up in nrins. tluckeml in ye river nt boston for scolding. Ninety Years Ago X'Vilcl fleet' strztyecl where nimw is the campus, :intl uther Thirty Years Ago lluggntt was ciintemplutiug' getting il mliplmuzi irinn llculis Slmy' the Acziclemy. Eighty Years Ago The lncliuns held their Inst Senior reception un the south campus. Seventy Years Ago l.:iSzille and Marquette sailed up the Snngzunun, huilt :i camp-Iire, und fried prairie chickens :incl lmtifjfztlu steaks on Twenty Years Ago IJ. VV, Morton wats put' in the enlnhnnse fur hopping, tmins :incl snwlcing corn-silk cigarettes in the buck :tlley Ten Years A go We WWC .V"U'l1J H1111 llillllly, for we haul never henrtl nf the present site ul' the lltnnestic Science lflzill. il Milliclek. 240 QQ Tlze Ufustrations in tlzfs Book are from The Studio of an eventer Isn,t tfzzfs .Evfclence that .portraits from this 511015 are the . H7.gll8St Class Thotografky J Q Q Uhr allltllihrk 1 H IJ H and must be stopped.-Miss Allin. W ' llog Spasms ls it not so?-Prof. Mills. l'm wondering.-Prexy. Nothing is worth doing that is not worth doing well.-- flliss Forsythe. Oh, Shueks!-Morton. 'l'hat's so.--I lahn. l'n1 not prepared today.-Itlnrkwell. That's as 'far as l got.-Sansom. ln my estimation.--Cole. There is some talking in this lihr:u'y that is out of oreei' fgatt. e must have absolute quiet.- Hello, Bill!-Lelia Lamb. l sieond' de nloshan.-Matzu. Got your trig.?--Iiliz. Maxlield. l'm representing the Millidek.-Ili. 242 Texas vs. VVhite.-Jinnnic. NVell, what do you know about thzit?--lilizahetli Lemon. Please call at the olftice at 12:05 today and oblige.-K Trautman. Oh, Baby!-Miss Conant. That-s awful sad.-Van. 'ln the horse we trust.-Freshman. ls. President Taylor within?-Prof. Lanpliere. Isn't that just dear?-'Dean Valentine. V Q "I think this will do. Don't fail to give it."-J. B. 5. No life is always fortunate. But noblest yet is he, VV'ho, still nnnioved hy storm of fate, Strives on unfalteringlyg . VVho, keeping lirm his trust in man, Deems all things for the best, Content to do what good he can, And leave to God the rest. If you Are Coming' llack to Millikin Remember That Any Bit Of Clothing and Fztrnzlvhings You bought of us, was always right when you got it, and that it stayed right :War you got it, and that we will be glad to see you again. If you are not coming back, it will bc a pleasant thought to I'Cll1Cl'lllJCf, anyway B. STINE CLOTHING CO. o1.n SQUARE e1sN'1'11A1. 111.oeK Club Ullll liS'l'Alll.lSlllElJ l392 Gold,S1'lT College zler and P,-,ls and StCphCI1 LELDC FOlgCI' lffoflfe I ' w vs v w Q v 1 1 A z ng s MANUIQALIUIQIM. .1 11.11 l'.l.l'.R Dillmondi ff'fUfl"Jf 180 llroadway, N. Y. Wafflu'-' K , ,, ,WH ,W W , ,- mm.. .,..,--.-.., .-.T ' NOR'l'IlWli5'l' c'oR. C1 1 J R 1.1Neo1.N soimulc ll. lf. STEARNS. I MANAGIQI1 lJlEC.X'l'l'li,ILLINOIS SHOES for the Swell couege Man and his Sister. RODGERS GJ' CLARK, 144 E. Maz'n Street, Decatur, Illinois The Name N ormon 'J Laundry Must bc a guarantee of the BEST WORK i11 the City ll0'I'Il PHONES NO. 20 SYNlllC.Yl'E l!I.0l'li Vllefarc purveyors of Good Things to Eat for Particular People 'Delicious ICE CREAM SODAS Fancy California Fruits Fine Homemade Candy At ,IOS l1ARTl2I.l.U'S 125 li. Main St. Taylor County ourt Judge - - Eugenia Allin mil' muillthzk State's Attorney D. NValter Morton lgna Clerk - Zclla llostetller Sllerill' Corydon Wilkin -Docket Van Cleve vs. Rogers-petition for an injunction to restrain thc defendant from Hunking the plaintiff in Greek. Pease vs. llricker-damage suit for trespassing. Magill vs. llflattes-injuneliou to restrain defendant from making any more dates. Davis vs. Taylor-writ of prohibition. Gunnison vs. Kaeuper-mulilatiou of character. People vs. li. ll., S. S., et al-peddling without license. VVilson vs. Flegel--an appeal taken to the Supreme Court on a Writ of Error. Pilcr vs. Turner-case dismissed for lack of sullicient evidence. 2 Kaeuper vs. Gunnison--suit to repleviu. Pliilomatlielzin l.. S. vs. llanlill-writ of ll1ZlllClilIl1l.1S to compel the defendant to escort a young lady to literary. Dyer vs. Meelc--alienation of alfections. West vs. lllack-inipairmeut of contract. l.an1lJ vs. Porter-nfin-support. Ross vs. Bumgarner--forcclosure. Sliumiway vs. Markwell, Wilkin. et al-suit for partition of time. 13001910 VS. Pifer and Douce-maintaining a public nuisance. llill Nein vs. l"aculty--breaell of promise. T. F. MULEADY illllrrrhant Gailnr High Grade Suits ai ihe Right Price 230 NORTH MAIN STREET mm Egg Wignttgg 'Practical DICK MUELLER,MaT1aEeT- 'DWF' and Cleaffef' Fine Dry Cleaning and 312 North Water Street pressing on Opposite WaH's New Building Ladies 8 Menfs Garments OLD PHONE 1799 A. GI. 1B1'H1tIi1,5 iIlln1urr Shun 147 MERCHAN 'I' STREET The Choices! Flofwers for Every Occasion PARTIES 1 RECEPTIONS : WEDDINGS : COMMENCEMENT Artistic Arrangement ELLIS W. ARMSTRONG Ernggiai 160 East Main Street, corner Water Street 1113 North Water Street J. A. Agee, Pres. W. B. jess, Secy. D. D. Shumway, V. P. Sz Tren. Svpringiielh Glnal illllining Gln. Miners and Shippers of BITUMINOUS C O A L Capacity 8,000 Tons Daily Springtirlh : '-'- 1 31llinniz DO NOT FORGET TO REMEMBER I STILL MAKE GOOD PHOTOGRAPHS Class Events, Thcatricals. Athletics Or Flash Lights Developing and Printing for Amateurs Leave your work at Parr Sz Pzu'r's Photographic Postals of All Kindsa Specialty BRUGH WERNER Commercial Photographer Both Phones 454 N. Church Street The Order of the Crooked Table Cranial Radiating Society llunquet Hall, South Side Girls' Cloak Room. Motto: "lf you want to get zxhczul, get ll head of led 01112 maxim IHUH P: -' B: T. 'l - ' l: . ' IDU lg umm Lvcly 1 ly , l Faculty Radiator Prof. W. C. Stevcmon Spre':1d every once m :1 wlule. Surrounders of the Festal Board 'Radiators in Absentia I Keach Bone Bert Padon Steadres Maude Dc Puy Fred Weber Frances Fell Lulu Laughlin Bertha Eaton T-leleu Mills Radiators in Universitate Iithel Douec Marguerite Miller Wesley Bone Archie Dunn Occasionalns l"l0l'il Ross Bonnie Blackburn Dc Forrest Baird I-lclcn Kctch Jeannette lrautm: Erhth Bowyer Dum. Knob Willlilcc ' Irene Hnmmn Zelln llostettler Cm-oline Lutz Star Boarder Edna Burgess 2 DAVIS DRUG STGRE FOR THE BEST OF EVERYTHING N. BOMMERSBACH oe FLORIST -.ac vrrv s'r0Ria .99 .pl c:iu':iaNiious1a 318 N Water St. Both Phones Spring Avenue f ' 1 Calpsm, S A Gowns Lowest Prices Excellent Workmanship Good Material Facility Gowns. Hoods, Pulpit. Choir and llencli Robes Cox Sons 8cVining 262 FouR'1'II AVEN U IE N ENN Y O R K MAKERS 'ro 'l'lllC ,minimis MILLIKIN l7NIX'liRSI'l'Y cuss 'OS The Millikin National Bank 392 Capital Surplus and Profits SS320,000.00 E55 4 Per Cent. City Bonds For Sale Uhr Millihek 19118 Degrees Conferred Bonnie Blackburn - A- B. Lulalou De Groat A. Q. G. Ellen Stone - K. B. Arthur Van Cleve G. E. C. H. Hoggatt - B. B. Katherine Trautman - G. M. William Nein - P. l. O. H. H. Kaeuper l.. O. Thompson Stone P. P. R. I. Kellogg - - M. V. P. H. McGrath P. M. ED. Fred T. McGee - - - A Q. John Lyons -1--- P. K. fContinuecl on P-age 525 "Never mind, clear," he sairl. as she raised her sweet face from his shoulder, and they saw the white blur on his coatg "it will all rub off." Mabel Smith: "Oh, Charlie, how rlo you know?" Prexy Cto visiting minister who is to lead chapelj: "Shall I let the students enjoy themselves a little longer or have your speech now?" 2 48 Country Club Noble Grand Milkmaicl - Ruth Bicknell listeemerl High Cloclhopper E. Starr Cole Motto: "While the Plowman near at hand Whistles o'er the fnrrowcd land." Coat of Arms-Shield Quartcrecl, Rabbit gules, Pig rampant vert, Mule at gaze, Cow scjant.. Senior Members G. lillen Stone Bill Nein Roy Kirk Verne Ross Small Fry T.etba Towne Archie Mclntosh Blanche Hamilton Lena l-lackenbnrg Celia Still Bessie Jaciibsen Jewel May Pearl Robbins Sarah Jacobsen Mrs. Stone: "Yes, Mr. Stone and I expect to do quite a bit of rowing this summer." Prof. Stone tasiclel "We do some rowing now only we pronounce it clitTerently." Vprynv R, Run Carleton F .Milltrx D i COLLEGE SUPPLY STORE I Qonst forget .Mac n University Supplies of All Kinds l ROOM 27 I I me Armstrong Pharmacy l I CHAS. W. ARMSTRONG, Prop. I W i I 262 N. Main Street I I I . i ST. NICHOLAS HOTEL The .pofufar pface for University Functions and Fraternity Banquets INVESTMENTS GREIDER'S CAPE g I I 135-139 E. Main St. : Decatur i 1 ,LILO ryrrr I rrrrr -L I BASTIAN EROS CO I I . . I I ROCHESTER. N. Y. Manufactur1'ng fewefers and Stationers I I Class and Fraternity Pins : Engraved Invitations and programs 1 Q , . 3 I mlnvesting money in speculative ventures can only be excused on time grouncis of inexper- ience, wise investors place their money where complete security and goocl returns are assurecl. U1Depositsin this bank are safe and earn 3Z compound 1nterest. CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK O1-:CA TUR ILLINOIS Roll Call of Woman's Hall Regulars Tlinney Gunnison liwing XVilson liiclgar- WValker Floyd llavis Carleton IT. Mattes Nelson Good Ulu imltllihrlc lgna Dishonorably Discharged lilmus VVesl llermann H. Kaenper First Reserves D. XV. Morton Leslie Taylor Second Reserves ll. K. Davenport Tien MeCrum Clarence Iflegel Leave of Absence George Gilman Kale Trantman: "Ma, why does Jeanette sing so much when Marlin is here?" Mrs. T.: "I think she is trying to test his love." 250 Porcupine Club President - - - Erwin Dudley Vice-President Arthur Van Cleve Secretary - - - Harrison MeCowu Members Erwin Dudley Frank Markwell llarrison NlcCown Arthur Van Cleve Pledge Chester llyde lliartwig Cteaching bible elassj: "Yon have of course heard of the parablcs. VVhieh one do you like the best, johnny?" johnny: "l like the one where the kid loafs and fishes." Doe. Rogers lin local option speeehl: "Praise the Lordl' lDeeaLur's going dry. lt will bring sunshine into many homes." Old Soak: "Yes, and some mooushine, loo." A madness lies beneath all calm, A darkness haunts all light. A iffy unmixecl, a iaith serene Presumes an angel's flight. mocbo oczoocao oeooczo ocsoobo oeoocbo ocoe Thur book wa: engraved byus. Among the other Annualr wlzielo we illuftrated tink year are the MICHIGANENSIAN - of the University of Michigan CODEX - ---- - - of Beloit College ILLIO ---- - of the University of Illinois SCROLL - - - of Milwaukee Academy FORESTER - - - of Lake Forest College Cl-IINOOK - - of Washington State College SABIDURIA - - of Missouri Valley College DAISY - - - - - of Bethany College CUMTUX - - - of Milwaukee Downer College TIGERS LAIR - - of Platteville Normal School TYCHOBERAN - - - - of Madison High School CRESCENT ---- of Gamma Delta Psi Fraternity Let us make an Estinzate on your Annual AMMERSMITH ENGRAVING O. MILWAUKEE, WIS. aocao ocooco ocooco ocoocbo 04:00:30 oczom Glliv Millihvk 1 El U B Degrees Conferred Absolutely 'lllank Asker of Questions Kentucky 'Belle Greek linthusiast l'-lest Bluffer Gruh Manpgler Put lt Off Lost Out Piano Pounder Master Ventilations Prime Minister English Department Assistant Quizzer Perpetual linoelcer Prof, Smith Cearrying home a looking glassj: "Come here, hoy, look in this glass and you will see a donkey." Hoy: "I-low did you lind that out?" Notice in Monticello paper: "Rev, james Lively preached at the Baptist ehureh last Sunday and the ehureh is no-w undergoing repairs." 252 Bluffer's Lodge Chief Bluffer - C. ll. "l7iggatt" Associate Chief Uluffer K "Rosie" McGrath Otheial I-lostler - - - "Corry" Wilkin Plungers - Jean Morrit, and "Monte" Motto: "A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!" "The object of this organization shall be for the promo- tion of the art of synthesizing formulae from a chaotiie status of the eonvolutions of the. eerebrum."-Constitu- tion, See. l, Article li. Chester lflyde Mildred Berry 'Babe Armstrong Bgn Wand Maude Carter Eloise Crea Arthur Gee Arthur Van Cleve ' Helen Morgan Norman Sansom At a late Phi Pi party they were playing a game eon- sisting of trying to make the worst face. One of the judges, when all had finished, walked up to Celia Still and said: "I think you have won the prize," "Oh," said Celia. "l wasn't in the game." E 1 RBAN Illzizozs Traction System UC. am.. 4l'lC- stil. .uc. .t1l. AIC. .11l. ADC' .OC UC. AIC. lil. oc. lll. uc. Ml. OC. OC. uc. 9 OC. UC. l W1-:s'1' liUllND C51-111111111-11111.10 C.111s lix. S1111 .... Sfllllillll l'.l1l. Daily 1 ....... 2 lllllllll Daily ........ 620011111 Loc. Daily... . .. 3 0011111 Daily ........ 7:00am Ltd. Daily ... ... 4 0011111 Daily . . .... Sllllllllll Loc. 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Daily ........ 0 00pm .iillillll Danville lflyul' Daily .... 1 .' . . llilllolllll Daily ........ 12:00 111 1ll stops. 7 :30p111 Danville l"lyc1' l.11c. Daily. .. ..... 820011111 Luc. Daily ........ l l :0011111 1111itc1l cars stop at towns unly: :1ll ullici' cars lllillil' NO DUST DIRT SMOKE CINDERS UFMAN' V 245-249 NORTH WATER STREET xy . Agciits for llic System l Young Men's Clothes the Very Best y FRANK H. COLE SHOE CO. I Tlzie Middle Shoe Store l F1.1111s111a111 DDl'1iI..XS QllIiIiN: Q11.x1,1'1'1' 148 East lllain Street Dl,fCfA'l'UR. ll,Ll NOIS YOU CAN A1.wAx's111-:PEN11 UPON '1'111f: 1:00115 110111:111' 01" HILLIGOSS BROS. Corn Belt Drug Store Davos .mn MlilJll4lNl4ZS , Prescriptions El Specially. Toilet A1'ticlcsa11dS1mLlrics l BOTII PHONES 243 NORTH WATER ST. l Sons of Rest Rendezvous - - Main Corridor M119 millihgk Recruiting Station Davis Drug Store IHUH Colors: Red and Yellow Gospel: "'l'here's no rest for the wicked." Most Sublime Resters-"l"lunky" Smith, Harrison McCown. l-ligt Priest-"Bud" Quinlan. . Woman's Relief Corps Maeie 'Hamilton Jessie Montgomery ' Edna Sehrear Pet Hunt lilizabeth Maxlield llope lfinfroek First Senior: "VVhat is Prof. Stevenson doing now?" Second Senior: "Oh, he's telling what will hiappen at the next election." First Senior: "Oh, he's a prophet, then?" Second Senior: "No, he's a dead loss." Miss MeCaslin tshoppinglz MI want a pieee of meat without fat, bone, or gristlef' Butcher: "You'd better take eggs, ma'am," 2 People not Worth Roasting D. Montgomery 'lilnius West lidna Strader Philip McGrath Hazel Niles Pct Hunt C. H. Hoggatt Prof. Smith Dr. Galloway fin zoologyl: "Why ean't a bear take ol? his winter overcoat?" Dudley Cwaking np snddenlyl: "God only knows where the buttons are." Visitor Cto Miss Conantlt "I suppose you've always lived around Boston?" Miss Conant: "No, indeed: l 'was born two miles from there." Doc. Shaw jr.: "Mama, can I get on the donl:ey's back?" Mrs. S.: "No, dear, but papa will take you on his back. That is just the same." Agent Cat Doe. lIessler'sj: "ls the head of the house here, sonny?" Young llessler: "No, sir, there's nobody home but my father." Keuffel Ed' Esser Co. 127 FULTON ST.. NEW YORK General Offers and Factory HOBOKEN. N. J. CHICAGO ST. LOUIS SAN FRANCISCO Draw1'ng glfateriafs .754,at1zemat1'ca, anal .Surveying Instruments Jlleasuring Tapes .9471 Requisftes for the Drafting Room Our Goods are the recognized standard of Excellence. and are obtainable from dealers everywhere. All of them hear our name and trademark. which carry with them our full guarantee Our complete illustrated 550 page catalogue sent on request I Leecly Has a .Fine Aseortment of Box Candy Messenger Service Bath Phones WALLENDER fd WILDER 345 N. MAIN PRIN T ERS DECATUR ILL. Visiting Cards, Programs, Announcements and Invitations HOME PHONE 1 BELL PHONE 9646 Souvenvr Spoons of the Un1'vers1'ty with the Official Seal enameled on the handle Also sole seller of the Famous Football Spoon Designer and Seller of Delta Theta Psi, Chi Sigma Phi. Kappa Delta Chi and Alpha Sigma Theta PINS YOHE Zififwi-J'E'E2?3E Uhr :millihrk 19 H H A Q6lah Zllurnuvll Perliups :Huong these pages you will tind Some thoughtless jest or foolish lapse of mind. lf such there be, pray turn the leaf,- Puss on! Because no purposed mischief have we doneg But truth, they say, is oft disguised in fun, And since we've roasted neurly every one, Look once signin. And then perhaps you'll sec Wherein your foilnlcs may amusing be. But we ure doue. Our best we've given you To please, and if we'vc helped some, too, Not all is vain.-Then ring the bell, Let full the curtain. 'Tis at glad Farewell!


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