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THE N 1 N ETEEN TEN M1LLIDEK VOLUME FIVE A YEAR BOCK PU BUSHED BY THE SEN10R LASS_OF_THE j AMES MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY Clio, Muse of History, attend ' Me as I thru this book pursue j ! A journey in thy regal land, . Tell me all that interests you. % t Sing the praises of the classes, ! J ll Show me from thy bounteous store, 1 [ 1 Trusty lads and noble lasses— J Ml !| What can glory bring thee more ' " f J Y l Herald the contests fought and ( ask a won, It Laud the victor, crown the winner, II. it ' Voice her deeds of battle done. j III « | Honor our dear Alma Mater. Jill 1 Lj ISAAC R. MILLS REV. A. W. HAWKINS tKo tfje JWemorp of 3teaac Jffltllsi, $re$tbent JftrSt poarb of Jllanagens anb eto. a. W. J|atofein£, JftrSt Jfmanctal ggent 1901=1903 Coworkers 3fn tfjc establishing of tfjia Hfnsititution toe bebicate tfjiss tKfjc iSinctecn ®en jfflillibefe Greeting -) 0 Tm ' pciIi mpii - - - _ - 7 T 1 dedication 5 Who ' s Who at James Millikin University - 74 Official Yell 6 Preps 77 Makers of this Book 7 Aston Hall 82 C( mtcnts - 8 Who ' s Who in America - 86 Boards of Control University Club - 88 School of Liberal Arts - 16 Lecture Course 89 School of Engineering - 21 Alumni 91 School of Commerce and Finance - ' 4 Literary 95 School of Pedagogy 28 Organizations 113 School of Library Science - 3 1 Music 135 School of Domestic Economy 3 2 Fraternities T 43 School of Fine and Applied Arts 36 University Power Plant 160 School of Music 38 Athletics - 163 The Academy 4- 7 Contribut ors 192 Honor Society 45 Prize Winners - 193 Seniors 47 Calendar - 196 [uniors 63 Jokes 211 Si ipln im ires 67 Advertisements - - - 229 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Qj ajctc 3 - , - - IMPRESSIONS OF THE MAKERS " And departing leave behind us, ' Thumb prints " on the page of Time. " 11 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK iBoarb of l rustfeesi President Vice President OFFICERS W. H. Penhallegon, Decatur Secretary - W. C. Outten, Decatur Treasurer H. E. Starkey, Lincoln T- C. Fisher, Decatur MEMBERS YV. J- Darby, Evansville, Ind. Lawrence B. Stringer, Lincoln A. C. Boyd, Lincoln E. G. King, Lincoln E. E. Bell, Mattoon Y. 1 1. Evans, Lincoln MEMBERS C. L. Conk-ling, Springfield G. B. Spitler, Mt. Zion J. E. Williamson. Evansville. Ind. A. H. Mills, Decatur R. L. Vannice, Wankon, Iowa DR. W. H. PENHALLEGON ' Let us meet on the level and part on the square. 12 -Pan Hellenic. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK poarb of Jfflanagev£ President Vice President OFFICERS S. E. McClelland, Decatur Secretary T. T. Roberts, Decatur Treasurer MEMBERS A. R. Scott, Bethany J. K. McDavid, Hillsboro T. A. Powers, Decatur Adclph Mueller, Decatur Luther F. Martin, Decatur E. P. Irving Decatur W. H. Penhallegon, ex-officio, Decatur A. R. Taylor, ex-officio, Decatur S. E. Walker. Decatur O. B. Gorin. Decatur HONORARY MEMBERS Mrs. James Millikin, Decatur J. D. Rogers. Decatur CHAIRMEN OF STANDING COMMITTEES Finance — T. T. Roberts Grounds — T. A. Powers Curriculum and Instruction — F. P. Irving Railroads — Adolph Mueller Buildings and Plans— S. E. Walker dr s. e. McClelland " Boy, I detest these modern innovations! " — Dr. Kellogg. 13 ALBKKT K. TAVLoK THE FACULTY T NINETEEN TEN M I L LI D E K g d)ool of liberal arts those who w iate subjects, wm. « while election i,h to specialize in language or science, while , « effectively successive generations of men, clea 1 and most .«« unparaUe led success of us gradu- demons.ra.ng by the u , r es 5 to ffs s, only accompli— and theor.es DEAN ROGERS ' STUDIO -, „. limits is permitted in the more technical within certain prescribed hunt is , branches such as fine or applied an ts don : music . From lime immemona the Lib , a 1 the same pos.Uon today. It seems to 1 « ' " ' -- ' rl ihiugs temporal. ' studio . rp e i eac ers in the which unfit them for the life o tbeir nn community, the halls of eg is la », cab „ iet . bar the press and the whole domain 01 l , )f the ' a „d the presidency, have come .eminently the 2. Uft humanity above the sordid and the commonplace. -Come not within the measure of my wrath. ' -Madge Blake. 16 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ®fje Retool of lateral arte ALBERT R. TAYLOR, Ph. D., President JAMES D. ROGERS, Ph. D., Dean of the College JAMES D. ROGERS, Ph. D., Dean 9 A X, B K Professor of Ancient Languages Dean of the Faculty Utica Academy, 1885 ; Hamilton College, A. B. 1889; Columbia University, A. M. 1893 ; Ph. D. 1894; University of Berlin and Ameri- can School at Athens, 1894- 1896; Fellow in Columbia University, 1892-1894; Fellow by Courtesy, John Hopkins University, 1 Principal Boonville, N. Y., Academy, 1 1892; Lecturer in Greek, Columbia University, 1 896-1903. THOMAS W. GALLOWAY, Ph. D. 2 A E Professor of Biology Secretary of the Faculty Cumberland University, A. B. 1887, A. M. 1889, Ph. D. 1892; Harvard University, A. M. 1890; Natural History Sciences, Baird College, Mo., 1887-1889; Professor Biology, Missouri Valley College, 1 889- 1 902 ; Dean (ibid) 1898-1902. JAMES B. SHAW, D. Sc. 2 X, B K Professor of Mathematics Purdue University, B. S. 1889; M, S. 1890; D. Sc. 1893. DEAN ROGEKS Professor of Mathematics and Physics. Illinois College, 1890-1898; Professor of Mathematic-. Michigan Military Academy. 1898-1899: Pro- fessor of Mathematics and Astronomy. Kenyon College. 1 899- 1 903. ROBERT J. KELLOGG. Ph. D. B K Professor of Modern Languages Cornell University. A. B. 1891, Ph. D. 1896; Fellow in Comparative Philology. 1892- 1893 ; Teacher Languages. Cascadilla School, 1 891-1 893 ; Ithaca High School. 1895-1896: Instructor in Greek, Colgate Academy. 1896- 1899; Professor of Greek. Richmond (Va.) College. 1 897- 1 90 1 : Instructor of Modern Languages. Jones Summer School. 1895-1896 and 1 898- 1 903. ALBERT T. MILLS. A. M. Professor of History and Political Science State Normal School of Kansas. 1893. also 1896: University of Michigan, Ph. B. 1899: Lhiiversitv of Chicago Graduate Stu- dent, 1899; Universitv of Michigan. A. M. 1908. Assistant Model Department, Kansas State Normal School. 1895-1896: Instructor and Professor of History and Civil Government. North Dakota State Agricultural College, 1899- 1903. ' A thousand silent vears ago. ' -Dean Rogers. 18 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK GRACE PATTEN CONANT, A. M. Professor of English Language and Literature Bates College, A. B. 1893; Cornell University, A. M. 1897; Fellow in English, Cornell University and University of Chicago, 1898 and 1899, respectively. Instructor in English, Vermont Academv, 1893-1896, and Woman ' s College, Baltimore, 1900; Associate Professor of English (ibid), 1 901-1904; Professor of English, Western College, Ohio, 1905- 1906. BENJAMIN B. JAMES, A. M. Professor of Physics (See School of Pedagogy) JOHN C. HESSLER, Ph. D. Professor of Chemistry A. B. University of Chicago, 1896; Ph. D. University of Chicago, 1899; Instructor of Science, Lake High School, Chi- cago, 1890-1892; Instructor Chemistry, Hyde Park High School, Chicago, 1892-1899; Instructor of Chemistry, University of Chi- cago, 1 899- 1 907. BINNEY GUNNISON, A. B. Professor of Public Speaking A. B. Harvard, 1886; Newton Theological Institution, 1887- 1889; Diploma in Theology, Crazier Theological Seminary, 1890; School of Expression, Speaker ' s Diploma, 1894, Philo- sophical Diploma 1907; Assistant Pastor, People ' s M. E. church, Boston, 1891-1893; Instructor in Elocution and English Com- position, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1893; Instructor, Wor- cester Academy, 1895-1896; Jones Instructor of Elocution, And- over Theological Seminary, 1900- 1907. THEOPHILE JAMES MEEK, B. D. Professor of Biblical History and Literature University of Toronto, B. A. 1903; University of Toronto and Knox College, Toronto, 1903-4; McCormick Theological Seminary, 1904-1906; Nettie F. McCormick Travelling Fellow in Hebrew, 1936-1908; University of Marburg, 1906; University of Berlin, 1906-1908. Required work, except examination, com- pleted for Ph. D., at University of Berlin; American school of Oriental Study and Research, Jerusalem, 1908; McCormick Theological Seminary, B. D., 1909. LUCY M. VALENTINE Dean of Women Burr and Burton Seminary; Mr. Roe ' s School, Cornwall- on-the-Hudson. Special work in Drury College, 1886-1887; Ten years ' travel and study abroad; Associate Principal, Mrs. Backus ' School for Girls, St. Paul, 1903-1904; Special Course University of Minneapolis; Teacher St. Mark ' s Industrial School, Minneap- olis; Assistant in Domestic Art, College of Agriculture, Univer- sity of Minnesota, 1906-1907; Teacher of Domestic Art in vaca- tion city schools of Minnesota. ISABELLA T. MACHAN, A. M. Associate Professor of Ancient Languages Wellesley College, A. B. 1887; Columbia University, 1902; Wellesley College, A. M. 1905; Teacher Ancient Languages, Franklin School. 1888-1889; Preceptress Hebron Academy, 1 889- 1 898, Ancient Languages and History. " The tumult reaches the stars. " — Hazing. 18 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK M. ELIZABETH COLGROVE, A. B. Associate Professor of Modern Languages New Windsor College, A. B. 1889 ; Heydrich Gesangschule, German and Voice, Halle an der Saale, Germany, 1 900-1 901 ; Professor French, German and Voice Darlington Seminary, 1899-1900; Director Conservatory of Music and Modern Lan- guages, Hudson River Institute, 1901-1902. JAMES DICKEY, B. S. Assistant Professor of Mathematics University of Illinois, B. S. 1898; Instructor in Mathemat- ics, Alton High School, 1900-1904; State Normal School of South Dakota, 1904- 1905. DAVIDA McCASLIN, A. B. X 2$ Instructor in English Language and Literature A. B. Coe College, 1904; Teacher Public Schools, 1904- 1906; Harvard Summer School, 1906; Fellow in English, James Millikin University, 1907; B. S. with Pedagogy, The James Mil- likin University, 1907. JOHN E. ROUSE, A. M. Instructor in Philosophy, and Recorder Warrensburg (Mo.) State Normal School, Ph. B. 1891 ; Lincoln University, A. B. 1894; University of Kansas, A. M. 1896; Harvard University, A. M., with " final honors " in Phil- osophy, 1901 ; Ph. D. preliminary examination, 1904, and thesis, 1905; Townsend scholar at Harvard, 1902-1903, and tutor 1904- 1907; Bermuda Biological Station, [903; University or " Chi 1909; Instructor in Philosophy and Education, Dartmouth Q lege, 1907. FRANCES H. NORRIS, A. M. Instructor in English Language and Literature University of Kansas, A. B. 1901 ; A. M. 1904: Universit of Chicago, 1905-1906; Ft. Scott (Kan.) High School. 1901- 1903; Hutchinson (Kan.) High School. 1903-1905. BONNIE BLACKBURN, A. B. X 2 4 Assistant Instructor in French The James Millikin University, A. B. 1908; Assistant Pro- fessor of French and German, Coe College. 1908- 1909. PAUL L. WELCH, 1910 Student Assistant in Biology FLORA ROSS. 1910 $ n Student Assistant in German THEKLA SIEBENS. 1911 Student Assistant in German HARRY HADLEY. 1911 Student Assistant in Chemistry ESTUS H. MAGOON, 1912 Student Assistant in Physics Youth at the prow, and Pleasure at the helm. " — Dormitorv. 19 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK $f)pgtcal draining JAMES NEWTON ASHMORE Director of Physical Training Lincoln (111.) University, 1899-1902; University of Illinois special course in physical training, . 1 902- 1903 ; V. M. C. A. Summer School for Physical Director, 1901 ; Physical Director Washington State College, 1903-1904; James Millikin Uni- versity, 1904-1907; Western Maryland College, 1907-1909. MOLLIE GRUBEL Instructor in Physical Training for Women. Illinois State Normal University, 1897-1898; University of Wisconsin, Summer Term, 1902; Harvard University, Physical Training Courses, 1903 and 1904. Chautauqua School of Phys- ical Training, 1907. Teacher Decatur Public Schools and private gymnasium classes, 1899-1906; Physical Director, Decatur Y. . C. A., [906-1907. department of $f)j £tcal draining JAMES N. ASHMORE, Physical Director Two years of Physical Culture are required of all men in the Academy as one of the requirements for graduation. College men are required to take the work in the freshman and sophomore years. The men are divided into classes with regard to their ability. The number in each class is restricted in order to give each man as much personal attention as is possible. This plan makes more classes, but enables the director to suggest the particular exer- cises best suited to the individual as a corrective agency for de- fects, such as round shoulders, curvatures, undeveloped parts, etc. The Cass as a whole is given dumb-bell and Indian-club drills, marching, calisthenics, individual and combination tumb- ling, apparatus work, pyramid building and indoor games. The fundamental object of the work is to develop strong healthy men. More stress is laid upon strengthening the vital organs than on developing exterior muscle for show. If we would develop our bodies so as to possess health, strength and agility, we must use a system of exercises that produces these results: namely, a course of light and heavy work arranged ac- cording to our temperament and physical needs. By teaching the student how, when and the amount to exer- cise early in his college course, it is hoped h° will use the know- ledge to keep himself fit physically for his college work, even after he has completed the actual requirement of two years ' work and will continue to use the gymnasium through, his junior and senior years. A diversified plan of exercise such as outlined here should lead each man to choose some one thing suited to his taste and needs, and the department would be pleased to see each student make some form of exercise his " hobby, " to be taken with him along with his sheep skin. It well needs be a " hobby. " else it will be neglected when business matters press. The Physical Department has some distinctive features found in no other department of the university in that its courses are all required courses and are sure to do the student some good with or without his consent. Final demonstrations are used rather than final examinations. " The Powers that be. " — Faculty. 20 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Ki)t Retool of (Engineering THE great pyramids of Egypt and the temples on the Nile are evidences that the profession of Engineering existed long before the Christian era. The Greeks and Romans constructed marvelous roads, bridges, aqueducts and various me- chanical structures that are even yet the admiration of the world. The ruins left by the Incas in South America and by the Aztecs in Mexico, are evidences of the work of engineers years before Columbus discovered America. President Hadley of Yale, at the dedication of a new Engineering Building in New York City, said, " The men who did more than anything else to make the Nineteenth Century different from the other centuries that went before it were its engineers. Down to the close of the eighteenth century the thinking of the country was dominated by its theologians, its jurists, and its physicians. These were by tradition the learned professions. It was reserved for the nineteenth century to recognize the dominance of abstract thought in a new field — the held of constructive effort — and to revere the trained scientific expert for what he had done in these lines. " Enthusiasm and de- votion to his work, and in after years, to his profession, is char- acteristic of the engineering student. Without this devotion no man can rise, but will remain a hewer of wood and a drawer of water. What engineer does not feel the pride in his profession grow as he rushes through the great tunnels under mountain or river ; as he watches the great ocean vessels sweep out to sea ; as he sees the giant steam locomotives or mysterious electric motors hauling long heavily loaded trains with ever increasing speed, or as he observes some intricate machine performing its task with more than human accuracy 1 The world is still full of unsolved problems in the engineer- ing field and the engineers, the men skilled in the application of science, are to solve them. They are the men who are to make the deserts blossom as the rose, develop the great wealth mines and forest, and harness the forces of nature to the chariot of civilization. There is a dignity and intrinsic worth in know- ledge and skill that is directlv useful, and the disciplinary and cultural value of useful applied science should not be under- estimated. To the school of Engineering is assigned the development of its students in the fundamental theory and practice of the Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical branches of engineering. Its courses are planned with the view of affording, not only the basis of a sound engineering education, but also, for the cultiva- tion of the judgment and executive faculties as well. The first two years all the courses are similar and deal with those subjects which are fundamental to all engineering work. The last two vears of each course, while still retaining many studies in common with the others, are largely given to the studies and laboratory investigations that are essential to each special line of work. " Let ' s meet and either do or die. " — Millidek Board. 21 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Wtyt ikfjool of engineering ALBERT R. TAYLOR, Ph. D., President JAMES D. ROGERS, Ph. D., Dean of the College HARRY E. SMITH, M. E. Professor of Mechanical Engineering- Cornell University, M. E. 1887; Practical experience with Brown and Sharpe Manufactur- ing Company, Providence, R. I., and Win. Sel- lers Company, Philadelphia, 1887- 1888. In- structor Cornell University Shops, 1888-1889; Instructor Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1889- 1892. Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minne- sota, 1892-1901. Professor of Applied Mechanics and Machine Design, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1901-1905, Mem. A. S. M. E. Mem. S. P. E. E. EUGENE C. WOODRUFF. Ph. D. Professor of Electrical EiiKineerinur University of Michigan, B. S. 1894, M. S. 1896; Ph. D. 1900. Ann Arbor University School of Music, Pipe Organ, 1896. Teacher of Sciences in High Schools, Michi- gan, Chicago. Instructor 1900-1901. Assoc. Mem. A. I. E. E. Assoc. Mem. A. S. I. R. A. PROF. II. K. SMITH GEORGE F. ECKHARD Professor of Civil Engineering Iowa State Teachers ' College, M. Di., 1900; University of Iowa, B. S., 1905; Instructor Mathematics, Rock Rapids, Iowa, High School, 1900-1901 ; Instructor Mathematics, Carroll. Iowa, High School 1901-1902; Instructor Cedar Falls, Iowa, High School, and University of Iowa, 1906-1907; Practical Experience with Win. Schott Contracting Co., Illinois Central R. R., Cuba Eastern R. R. ; W. S. Mineral Surveyor for New Mexico; City Engineer, Socorro, X. Mex., 1907-1909; Professor of Civil Engineer- ing, New Mexico School of Mines, 1907 -1909. LORELL M. COLE Professor of Manual Trainim Colby High School, 1889; Stout Manual Training School for Teachers, full course, 1906; Teacher in Wisconsin Graded and High Schools, 1889-1901 ; Assistant Stout Manual Training School, 1901-1902; Director of Manual Training, Dunn County School of Agriculture, 1902- 1906. " Thy span of life was all too short. " — Prof. Stevenson. 22 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK HAROLD ORDWAY RUGG Instructor in Civil Engineering Dartmouth College, B. S., 1908; Thayer School of Civil Engineering, C. E., 1909; Tutor in History, Dartmouth College, 1906-07-08, and Instructor in Graphics, 1908; Practical work as surveyor in New Hampshire; Assistant Engineer, Missouri Pacific Railway, 1909; Member Soc. Pro. Enge, Ed. JAMES B. SHAW, D. Sc. Professor of Mathematics ROBERT J. KELLOGG, Ph. D. Professor of Modern Languages GRACE PATTEN CONANT, A. M. Professor of English Literature and Language BENJAMIN B. JAMES, A. M. Professor of Physics JOHN C. HESSLER, Ph. D. Professor of Chemistry W. W. SMITH, LL. D. Professor of Commerce -nd Finance M. ELIZABETH COLGRJVE, A. B. Associate Professor of Modern Languages RALPH JONES, 1910 Student Assistant in Electrical Engineering " Ye are the Salt of the Earth. " — Class of 1910. 23 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ®t)e ikftool of Commerce anb Jf tnance THE business of the United States has rapidly, almost sud- denly, multiplied many fold in volume, organized itself into vast systems, developed powerful methods, based its operations upon carefully ascertained facts. The changes are so radical and extensive as to make the enterprises of a generation or so ago seem primitive in their simplicity, such as any diligent apprentice might master. These elaborate organizations, reas- oned methods, systematized masses of fact, afford data for a course of studies of high educational value. The present clay interest, the practical importance, the wide range of the things to be considered, engage the student ' s earnest attention. The mat- ters set before him are the outcome of keenest thought and com- petitive effort on the part of multitudes of business men, lawyers, scientists, and require for their comprehension acute analysis, wide information, careful comparison, and judgment. At the same time, the demand grows general and insistent that young men be trained in the schools and colleges for business careers, as they have hitherto been trained for the ministry, law, or medicine. The response being made to this demand is a most significant feature of recent educational movement. The James Millikin University is among the leaders, and appears yet to be the only institution offering a four year Academy course, similar to that of the Commercial High Schools established in several laige cities, and a fuil collegiate course in Commerce and Finance, re- quiring for admission as thorough preparation as the School of Arts or of Engineering, and conferring the bachelor ' s degree. The sponsors of this school contend that the cultural purpose of college life and study is not sacrificed by substitution of mod- ern subjects for much that has long had place in college curri- cula. Language, history, science, philosophy, are made essential but not dominant parts of the course. The characteristic studies in economics, accountancy, finance, and law, are not less efficient in giving the student a true and broad outlook upon life. The aim is to intensify the effectiveness of a college course, putting forth graduates possessed of liberal education but also equipped with a kind of knowledge immediately and permanently avail- able in their vocations. The technic of a particular employment and its current de- tails must be learned by apprenticeship, but an understanding of fundamental principles, ability to interpret occurrences, the art of organizing and using facts affecting his business, can be ac- quired only by the college student, so as to qualify him to rise rapidly to positions of responsibility and administrative character. We took it to the woods, we two. " — Fairbanks and Stevens. 24 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK €l)e ikfjool of Commerce anb finance ALBERT R. TAYLOR, President JAMES D. ROGERS, Ph. D., Dean of the College WILLIAM WILBERFORCE SMITH, LL. D. Professor of Commerce and Finance Lafayette College, A. B. 1880, LL. D. 1905. Princeton Theological Seminary, 1 881 -1882. Instructor Lawrenceville (N. J.) School, 1882- 1885. Headmaster, Englewoocl ( N. J.) School for Boys, 1885-1895. In business. New York and San Francisco, to 1904. Headmaster Berkley School, New York City, 1904-1905. President Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1905-1908. ELMER A. RILEY, A. B. ATA Assistant Professor of Commerce and Finance A. B. Baker University, 1905; Graduate Student and Fellow, History and Political Econ- omy, University of Chicago, 1905-1908; Required work for Ph. D. completed, except thesis. In- structor Baker University Academy, 1903-1905; Assistant in History, University of Chicago, 1905-1906; Fellow, 1906-1908. PR . W. W. SMITH CALVERT W. DYER, A. B. K S Secretary and Instructor in Commerce and Finance Cumberland University, A. B. 1900: Lock- year ' s Business College. Indiana. 1902. HENRY C. STANLEY, A. B. Assisant Professor of Commerce and Finance Fairfield College, 1887- 1892. A. B. and Professor of Book-keeping and Commercial Law : Northwestern University of Xebr.. 1894- 1896. M. S. ; Fairfield College. 1896, M. Acct. : Peru State Normal. 1 899-1900. State Certificate. Principal Manhato Commercial College 1901- 1903. Illinois College of Law. 1907-1908. ALBERT T. MILLS, A. M. Professor of History and Political Science ROBERT J. KELLOGG, Ph. D. Professor of Modern Languages GRACE PATTEN CONANT, A. M. Professor of English Language and Literature JOHN C. HESSLER. Ph. D. Professor of Chemistry " Thou happiest thing alive. " — Florence Page 25 3n jHemortam OTtUtam C g teben£on September 1 9, 1 909 3n affectionate remembrance of tbe ©rgant er of our Retool of Commerce anb Jftnance, tobose faithful labor placeb it on a fnsb plane, anb tofjosse cfjeerful btsposttton anb toillingnegsf to fjelp enbeareb Ijtm in tfje fjcarts of tfje facultp anb entire gtubent bobp. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ft e g cfjool of $etragosp THE School of Pedagogy occupies a co-ordinate position with the other schools of the college. The demand for teachers who) have taken courses in special training for their work grows apace with each succeeding year. The demand is particu- larly strong for teachers who have completed courses in profes- sional training as well as the courses for the college degree. The special courses offered in tins college include elementary psychol- ogy, child-study, methods of teaching, the art of school manage- ment, the philosophy of education, history of education, and theoretical and practical courses in subjects in which the stu- dent is wishing to specialize, as domestic science, modern lan- guage, ancient languages, fine and applied arts, music, manual training, etc. These practical courses include practice teaching, with the usual criticisms and personal suggestions. The value of these courses is well understood by school boards, superintendents of schools, principals of academies, and presidents of colleges. The State Superintendent of Public In- struction recognizes it in his annual circular, and candidates for the state certificate who have received the degree for courses in- cluding professional work will be given the same recognition as graduates of the state institutions of learning, which means that such persons are only required to take successful examinations in English, educational psychology, principles and methods of teaching, and theses on elementary school and secondary school problems, as the particular certificate may require. For a state supervisory certificate the history of education is included, to- gether with a satisfactory thesis on a problem of school admin- istration. A state examination will be held at the James Mil- likin University buildings July 26-29 of this year. It is expected that it will be held annually here in the future. The instructors in the general and special subjects are men and women, not only of fine general education, but of large ex- perience in teaching here and elsewhere. The degree which is offered those taking the four years ' course is that of Bachelor of Science with Pedagogy. The large number of calls for grad- uates who have taken these courses in whole or in part is the best test of the reputation which graduates have already made. From the last graduating class several young men and women went to very desirable positions at fine salaries. ' Of all the rides since the birth of time. " — Senior Sleigh Ride. 28 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ®f)e Retool of $ebagogp ALBERT R. TAYLOR, Ph. D., President JAMES D. ROGERS, Ph. D., Dean of the College ALBERT R. TAYLOR, Ph. D., LL. D. Philosophy, Ethics and Pedagogy Lincoln University, Ph. B. 1872, Ph. D. 1882; Cumberland University, LL. D. 1906. Pro- fessor Natural Science, Lincoln University, 1872-1882. President State Normal School of Kansas, t 882- 1901 ; President of James. Millikin University, 1901 — . BENJAMIN B. JAMES, A. M. Professor of Methods and Management Principal of the Academy Professor of Physics A. M. Northwestern University, 1884; Northwestern University and University of Chi- cago, Post graduate work 1893- 1894 and 1899- 190 1. Principal High School and Teacher of Physics 1 893- 1 894 and 1 899-1 901. Professor of Physics, Racine College and State Normal School, St. Cloud, Minn. ALBERT R. TAYLOR JOHN E. ROUSE, A. M. Instructor in Philosophy JAMES D. ROGERS, Ph. D. Professor of Ancient Languages Dean of Faculty Teachers ' Course in Latin. WILLIAM H. VARNUM Professor of Fine and Applied Arts. Methods In. ROBERT J. KELLOGG, Ph. D. Professor of Modern Languages, Methods In. BERTHA MELVILLE MILLER Professor of Domestic Science. Methods In. NINA B. FORSYTHE Professor of Domestic Art. Methods In. LORELL M. COLE Professor of Manual Training, Methods In. CHARLES N. LANPHERE Associate Professor of Piano Playing. Methods In. " Dimpled and flushed and dewy pink. " — Amstead Staley THE LIBRARY NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ®f)e Skfjool of Lttirarp Science ALBERT R. TAYLOR, Ph. D., President JAMES D. ROGERS, Ph. D., Dean of the College EUGENIA ALLIN A Librarian and Instructor in Library Science Library School of the University of Illinois, B. L. S., 1903. Librarian James Millikin Univers- ity, 1903-1910. Resigned March 1st, 1910, to accept the position of Organizer of the Illinois Library Extension Commission. ANNE BOYD e a x James Millikin University, B. S., with Li- brary Science, 1906; Assistant Librarian Kansas State Agricultural College, Manhattan, Kansas, 1 906-1907; Librarian Kansas State Agricultural College, 1908; Assistant Cataloger St. Louis Pub. Library, 1909; Children ' s Librarian, Decatur Public Library, 19 10. During the past year the library has contin- ued its steady growth of previous years. Each department has been supplemented by the usual number of new- volumes thru the annual appropriation for that purpose. In ad- dition to the departments regularly included in the library, two additional departments are now considered as vital to its welfare; the department of Music and that of Bible Study; the PROF. EUGEXIA ALLIN latter being the outcome of the recently e-tabii-h- ed Chair of Bible Study in the regular college curriculum. The books for these have been order- ed this year and form the nucleus of what promise- to be well developed libraries in their line. Up to the present time little has been said of the School of Library Science in our institution. The school was begun when the University was first opened. For the first few years there were few students taking the complete technical course in this line, but a number of students in the other schools took certain of the more cultural studies as electives in their own courses. This proved popular as well as profitable, and. but for the lack of time, would be further encouraged by the school and instructor. Three years ago the course of instruction was entirely rearranged in sequence better adapted to the requirements of the students and has been most satisfactory. The school is progressing materially, both in the number of students and in the more finished w?.} in which the work is being done. All of the students taking the library course at the present time are regularly enrolled for the full four years ' technical course and all of the classes are in a flourishing condi- tion. ' Many can argue, not many converse. " — Mrs. Walker. o 1 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Retool of Bomestftc Cconomp THE School of Domestic Economy is composed of two de- partments. Domestic Art and Domestic Science. The pur- pose of the School is similar to that of the other schools in the University, educating the student for life. The acquisition of knowledge along certain lines of science, art, and economics, in the course outlined is of value, hut of still greater importance is the ability gained of applying this knowledge to the practical problems of life in home and school. This increases the efficiency of the student in any line of work. Clear, concise thinking is encouraged, and the influence of right living upon the mental, moral, as well as the physical well-being of the individual is emphasized. The discussion of the actual problems of the day, such as the questions that confront the housekeeper, and those that re- late to public hygiene and sanitation, connects the school life with the life of other institutions. Joined with this is the study of certain tendencies to undermine the home life and the highest ideals of society, thus developing the idea of the individual ' s relation to society and its responsibilities. Training for two professions is given. The first is that of home-making, in which the majority of women are engaged. The second, that of teaching the various phases of the subject in the school, is given in a normal course in which practice teaching is required. The equipment in the school is unusually complete. On the first floor of the east wing are the rooms devoted to Domestic Art. Spinning wheels, looms, and all the appliances for giving an insight into the primitive, as well as modern methods of the manufacture of various textiles, are in one room. In another are sewing tables, machines, and equipment for the teaching of all kinds of garment making. On the second floor are the rooms for Domestic Science, equipped for the cooking of foods, serving of meals, home nurs- ing, and the other lines included under the subject. ' Mighty lak ' a Rose. " — Pearl Grady. 32 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ®fje cf)ool of ©omestttc Cconomp ALBERT R. TAYLOR, Ph. D„ President JAMES D. ROGERS, Ph. D., Dean of the College .BERTHA MELVILLE MILLER Professor of Domestic Science Franklin College, Ph. B. 1900; Teacher pub- lic schools, 1902-03 ; Diploma in Domestic Sci- ence, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1905; Farmers ' Institute Lecturer, Purdue Uni- versity, 1906-08; Instructor in Domestic Science. Franklin College, 1907- 1908. NINA B. FORSYTHE Professor of Domestic Art Boston Domestic Art and Dress Cutting Col- lege. Instructor, Hampton Institute, 1 892- 1 897 ; Study, Boston. 1897-1898; Kamehameha, Hono- lulu, Hawaii, 1 898-1 905 ; Swedish Art School, Boston, 1905-1906; Supervisor of Domestic Art, Newton Schools, 1906- 1907. THOMAS W. GALLOWAY, Ph. D. Professor of Biology MISS MILLER ALBERT T. MILLS, Ph. B.. A. M. Professor of History and Political Science JAMES B. SHAW, D. Sc. Professor of Mathematics WILLIAM H. VARNUM Professor of Fine and Applied Arts ROBERT J. KELLOGG, Ph. D. Professor of Modern Languages JOHN C. HESSLER. Ph. D. Professor of Chemisrry GRACE PATTEN CONANT. A. M. Professor of English Literature BENJAMIN B. JAMES, A. M. Professor of Physics M. ELIZABETH COLGROVE. A. B. Associate Professor of Modern Languages RUTH STEVENS. A. B. Assistant in Domestic Science ' Her cardinal virtues are in her hair. " — Verl Freyburg-er. 33 POWER HOUSE NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ® )t g ct)ool of Jf me anb gpplteb Srt T HE School of Fine and Applied Arts was one of the original departments of the opening year of the James Millikin University. With two studios at the beginning of the school, it has expanded until at the present time it is in for- tunate possession of three thor- oughly equipped studios for portraiture, drawing and paint- ing in oil and water colors; one fitted with the various ap- pliances for stone mounting, silver and copper work, a pot- tery studio with a large Reve- lation kiln, a keramic studio, a reference room and two private studios for the instructors. The Director of the School and the various instructors are not only specialists in their sev- eral lines, but are doing original work along the different branches of specialization, thus afford- ing stimulation and inspiration to the classes. Practical instruction has been the guiding motive of the School from the start, and a student completing the work includ- ed in the curriculum is competent to teach, or to continue in post- graduate work with the most famous masters of the country with- PROF. VARNUM ' S STUDY out change of method; to do illustrating or to follow one of the crafts. The work of the School of Fine and Applied Arts can be accurately estimated by the standing of its former graduates and students. Two are Super- visors of Drawing in cities of 40,000 inhabitants, another in a city of 10,000; and a cer- tificate student is illustrating for one of the largest firms in a AVestern city, while several are pursuing post-graduate courses in the East, equaling and at times surpassing the majority of students of some of the best art schools of the country. While emphasizing this practical side of Art, the esthetic development is not overlooked and the student is guided to ob- serve the beauties of Nature and Art, as the appreciation of these beauties cannot be neglected from the most general education. These lectures on Esthetics, and Art Appreciation and History are given on Saturday so as to be available to teachers of the public schools as well as the public. " I fear no power a woman wields. " — Clarence Hall. 36 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ®f)e g cf)ool of Jf me anb Spplteb arte ALBERT R. TAYLOR, Ph. D., President JAMES D. ROGERS, Ph. D., Dean of the College WILLIAM H. VARNUM Professor of Fine and Applied Arts Rindge Training " School, Cambridge, Mass., 1894; Julienne Studio, Paris, 1901 ; School of Design, Harvard University, 1902; Mass. State Normal Art School, 1903. Instructor Freehand and Mechanical Drawing and Designing, Rindge Manual Training School, 1900-1902; Principal Art Department, Cambridge, V. M. C. A., 1898- 1903 ; Instructor City of Boston Evening Draw- ing Schools, 1901-1903 ; Practical experience in Mechanical Drawing. JAMES D. ROGERS, Ph. D. Lecturer on History of Architecture and Sculpture LORELL M. COLE Professor of Mechanical Drawing ' J. H. DICKEY, B. S. Instructor in Perspective and Descriptive Geometry PROF. W. H. VARNUM EMMA L. BAKER. B. S. Instructor in Keramics Lincoln University, B. S., 1900; The James Millikin University, B. S. with Pedagogy, 1905 ; Art Institute, Chicago, Summer Term. 1905. E. LOUISE GUERNSEY A6 Instructor in Fine Arts Graduate Art Institute, Chicago. Sculpture. 1906. Normal Course with honors. 1906. One vear travel and study abroad. 1907-1908. In- structor Summer Term Chicago Art Institute. 1908. IRENE HANDL1N A 9 sE ' Instructor in Fine Arts Graduate Monticello Seminary. Godfrey. 111., 1905; The James Millikin University. B. S., in Fine and Applied Arts, 1907. Instructor in Drawing. Sum- mer School, James Millikin University. 1907-1908. Post-gradu- ate course in Fine and Applied Arts. The James Millikin Univer- sity, 1 907- 1 908. " Scared out of their seven senses. " — Psvchology Students. 37 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK tEfje g cf)ooI of jtlugtc THE School of Music of The James Millikin University was opened in September, 1903, and has been most successful. With an enrollment of more than five hundred students and a faculty of eleven professors, fourteen instructors and twelve student assistant teachers, the school has been able to offer unus- ual advantages in instruction. The in- crease in enrollment each year for the six years, 158-238-250-303-444 and 508, has been most gratifying. The quality of the teaching has been ex- emplified in the efficient holders of cer- tificates and diplomas by their artistic performances and by their general musical proficiency. During each year manv concerts and recitals are given by faculty and students as well as visiting artists, aiding much in the educational development of student and townsman. VIOLIN QUARTET ideals necessary to artistic results and the aim of the school is so to develop the courses of study of music as an art and a science that the students will at the same time obtain a broad and liberal edu- cation. The most modern psycholog- ical and pedagogical principles are dem- onstrated thruout the school. The stu- dents are divided into elementary, academic and collegiate grades and they have many advantages in addition to, the private instruction because of the many free classes in Harmony, Ear-Training, Public Performance, History of Music, Sight-reading, Choral Sight Singing, Orchestra, and so forth. The atmosphere created by the assemblage of so many students working toward proficiency in the various lines is most whole- some and much inspiration is gained by this exchange of exper- Much emphasis has been placed on the upholding of the high iences and ideas. " Womman is mannes joye and al his blis. " — Corwin Roach. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Gtfje cf)ool of ittu tt ALBERT R. TAYLOR, Ph. D. President JAMES D. ROGERS, Dean of the College HERMANN H. KAEUPER Director School of Music and Professor of Piano Playing Cincinnati College of Music ; Student of Frank Van der Stucken, et al. ; Instructor in Cin- cinnati College of Music, 1896-1897; Director Conservatory of Music, Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio, 1897-1902. CHARLES N. LANPHERE Professor of the Art of Teaching Music and Associate Professor of Piano Playing Director School of Music, Lowville Acad- emy, Lowville, New York, 1893-1895 ; New- England Conservatory of Music, Boston, 1898; Virgil Piano School, New York City, 1900; Di- rector, Virgil Piano School, Chicago, T900-1902. Teacher and Lecturer in Berlin, Germany, 1902- 1903. FREDERICK H. BAKER Associate Professor of Piano Playing HERMANN H. KAEUPER New England Conservatory, Boston, 1893, Royal Conserv- atory, Leipzig ; Post-graduate work with Carl Faelton, Dr. Louis Maas, Mrs. Thomas Tapper, et al. MINER WALDEN GALLUP Associate Professor of Piano Playing Piano with Frederic Mariner. New York; with Mrs. A. M. Virgil, New York, 1899-1904; Organ and Harmony with Dr. Percy J. Starnes. Albany, N. Y., 1905-1906; Piano with Alberto Jonas, Berlin, Germany, 1 906-1907; with Vernon Spencer, Berlin, Germany, 1908- 1909. Certified graduate of Virgil Piano School. Teacher two years in Virgil Piano School, 1903-1904. Pri- vate teaching, Albany, New r York, 1905- 1906. HAROLD ARTHUR COLE Professor of Pipe Organ and Associate Professor of Piano Playing New England Conservatory of Music. 1907; Piano with A. DeVoto; Organ with Henry Dun- ham ; Normal Training with Addison Porter ; Organ Tuning with O. C. Faust; Theory with L. C. Elson; Harmony, Harmonic Analysis and Counterpoint with H. Red- man; 1903-1907. Organist and choir master LTnity Church, Boston, 1 905- 1 909. " He hadde a semely nose. " — Faber Vittum. 39 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK WILLIAM B. OLDS Professor of the Art of Singing- and Theoretical Branches Beloit College, Beloit, Wis., A. B., 1898; Oberlin Conserva- tory, Oberlin, Ohio, 1898-1899; also in 1905; American Con- servatory, Chicago, 1899-1900; Singing, Karleton Hackett, Piano Playing, Victor Garwood; Theory and Composition, Adolph Weidig; Student Assistant in Voice, Harmony, Composi- tion and Piano Playing, American Conservatory, 1899-1900; Professor of Voice Culture, Iowa College, Grinnell, Iowa, 1900- 1904; Acting Director, Grinnell School of Music, 1903-1904; Private Teaching, Jacksonville, 111., 1906-1908. MARIE FRANCES WHITE A X 0, X 2 $ Associate Professor of the Art of Singing Voice Culture with Herman Devries, Chicago Musical Col- lege, 1901-1905; with Mrs. O. L. Fox, Chicago Musical College, Piano with Sadie Knowland Coe, Northwestern University, 1905-1906; with Charles F. Champlin, Evanston, 1906-1908. 1 898-1900; with Arne Oldberg, Northwestern University, 1900- 1904. Harmony with Peter C. Lutkin, Northwestern Univers- ity, 1902-1903. History of Music with Sadie Knowland Coe, Northwestern University, 1902-1903. Private teaching Evans- ton, 1 905-1908; Illinois Woman ' s College, Jacksonville, 1908- 1909. MARION RUTH KADISH AO Instructor in the Art of Singing Voice Culture with Louise Harrison Slade, Chicago Musical College, 1906-1907; with Mrs. O. L. Fox, Chicago Musical Col- " As an aungel heavensshy lege, 1907-1909; Italian with Enrico Alfieri, Chicago Musical College, 1908-1909; Harmony with Walter Golz, Chicago Musical College, 1 908- 1 909. EDSON W. MORPHY M A Professor of Violin Playing and Conductor School of Music Orchestra New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, 1899; Post- graduate course, New England Conservatory, 1901-1902; with Paul Viardot, Paris, 1905-1906; Professor Violin Playing and Theoretical Branches of Music, Normal Conservatory, Pots- dam, New York, 1900; Director in Violin and Orchestral De- partments, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1903-1905. ADA EMILIE LINDSAY k k r Secretary School of Music University of Illinois, 1901-1902; A. B., The James Milli- kin University, 1905. ORA ROGERS Instructor in Piano Playing Certificate of Proficiency in Harmony, 1906; Piano Teach- er ' s Certificate, Certificate of Proficiency in Piano Playing, 1907; Piano Teacher ' s Diploma, The James Millikin University, 1908. AUGUSTA SEWELL Instructor in Harmony and Piano Playing Piano Teacher ' s Certificate, Chicago Musical College, 1901. Supervisor of Music in public schools, Laketon, Inch, 1902-1903; she soong. " — Miss White. -10 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Public School Music Diploma, American Conservatory of Music, Chicago, 1906. Certificate of Proficiency in Harmony, The James Millikin University School of Music, 1908. MADAH MAY SNELL Instructor in Piano Playing Certificate of Proficiency in Piano Playing, 1906; Piano Teacher ' s Certificate, The James Millikin University School of Music, 1907. EDNA CHILDS Instructor in Piano Playing American Conservatory. Piano Playing and Harmony, 1906. Diploma in Piano Playing. The James Millikin University School of Music, 1908. NELLIE GEBHART Instructor in Piano Playing Diploma in Piano Playing, The James Millikin University School of Music, 1908. LILLIE ASHBY Instructor in Piano Playing Certificate of Proficiency in Piano Playing, certificate of Proficiency in Harmony, Piano Teacher ' s Certificate, The James Millikin University School of Music, 1907. HELEN KETCH Instructor in Piano Playing Piano Teacher ' s Certificate, 1907; Certificate in Harmony 1907; Piano Teacher ' s Diploma, 1909, The James Millikin Uni- versity. WILLIAM ROY AUSTIN Instructor in Piano Playing Certificate of Proficiency, 1908 ; Piano Teacher ' s Certificate, The James Millikin University, 1909. Private teaching. Charles- ton, Illinois. JEANETTE TRAUTMAN n Instructor in the Art of Singing Certificate of Proficiency in the Art of Singing, 1907. The Tames Millikin University. GRACE TAYLOR WANDEL Instructor in Piano Playing Certificate of Proficiency in Piano Playing, The James Mil- likin University, 1907. BARBETTA FAHRNKOPF Instructor in Piano Playing Certificate of Proficiency in Piano Playing, 1906; Piano Teacher ' s Certificate, 1907. The James Millikin University School of Music. MARY HEMENWAY Instructor in Violin Playing Certificate of Proficiency, 1907, The James Millikin Uni- versity School of Music. " Such a calmness of depth. " — George Byrne. 41 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ALBERT R. TAYLOR, Ph. D., President BENJAMIN B. JAMES, Principal FOUR classes of pupils seek admission to the Academy ; first, graduates of the eighth grade are admitted to the first year and reg- ularly complete the Academy course in four years ; second, graduates of the rural schools who have completed the ninth or tenth grade enter the sec- ond or third year; third, graduates of three year high school courses enter the fourth year and complete the Academy in one year ; fourth, those whose education has for some reason been ne- glected often prefer, because of their maturity, to enter the Academy rather than a high school. All of these classes find in the Academy op- portunity to continue their education and pre- pare for the University in as short a time as is consistent with thoroughness. Among the spe- BENJAMIN B. JAMES cial advantages of the Academy we may mention : 1. Moderate sized classes; few classes are al- lowed to exceed twenty in number, thus it is pos- sible for the teachers to do much individual work. 2. A collegiate atmosphere that encourages the pupil to prolong his education beyond the twelfth grade. 3. Superior equipment of the scientific laboratories and an excellent library. 4. Wide choice of courses for those qualifying for college entrance. 5. Apprentice courses for those who wish to get the elements of the mechanical arts. 6. Opportunity to pursue one or two Academy studies offered to those who are specializing in music and fine arts. 7. The students of the Academy have all the privileges of the gymnasi- ums, literary societies and Christian Associations. " All people said she hath authority. " — Louise Stevenson. 42 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Members of the graduating class who have an average grade of at least 90 (92 after 1910) shall be eligible to membership in the Honor Society, and privileged to wear the gold key, the badge of the Society. The badge was bestowed for the first time upon graduates of the class of 1909. The following members of the class were found to be eligible,: Lucile Bragg Alice E. Dempsey H. Gary Hudson Benjamin G. Lehenbauer Ruth Stevens CANDIDATES FOR MEMBERSHIP Class 1910 Ralph Jones Lillian Moore Cora Cockrum Flora Ross " God made man frail as a bubble. " — DeForrest Fairbank 45 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Cla S of 1910 OFFICERS Motto Peraget angusta ad augusta Reception Ethel Rogers (Chairman) Bessie Armstrong Everett Dickey Roy Hamilton John R. Lyons Bounita Boyd Louise C. Stevenson Maurice S. Sly Philip H. McGrath Bessie Armstrong President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Marshals I -9-1-0 Yell 1 -9-1-0 1 9 1 o 1 -9-1-0 Gift Paul Welch (Chairman) Wesley Bone Cordelia Pierson Flora Ross Maurice Sly SENIOR COMMITTEES Stunt Louise Stevenson (Chairman Cecil Cox Blanche Good Philip McGrath Edward Ross Delia Wilson Colors Black and Gold Cap and Gown Bessie Armstrong ( Chairman ) Blanche Good Cecil McReynolds Clara Tooker Paul Welch Invitation Bounita Boyd (Chairman) Jame.s Wasem Delia Wilson Reunion John Lyons (Chairman) Bounita Boyd Maurice Sly Louise Stevenson Outing Louise Stevenson (Chairman) Ralph Jones Lillian Moore Edna Stracler Edgar Nitchals " Ye are the Salt of the Earth. " — Class of 1910. 47 NINETEEN TEN BESSIE ARMSTRONG n Decatur, Illinois; B. S. in Do- mestic Economy ; Decatur High School ' c6 ; Y. W. C. A. ; Home Economics Club; Senior Recep- tion Committee; Chairman Cap and Gown Committee; Class Ed- it r of the Millidek To. Thesis; — " The Present Status of the Home. " " She doeth little kindnesses, Which most leave undone. " WESLEY KENNETH BONE Petersburg, Illinois; A. B. in Scientific Course; Petersburg High School; Y. M. C. A.; Or- landian Literary Society. Thesis: — " Spenser, a Poet of the Renaissance. " " Kindness in women, not then beauteous looks, shall win my love. " " Who can cloy the hungry edge 48 MILLIDEK BOUNITA BOYD Decatur, Illinois ; A. B. in Class- ical Course; J. M. U. Academy ' 06 ; Y. W. C. A. ; Philomathean Literary Society; Chairman In- vitation Committee; Vice Presi- dent Senior Class ' 10; Literary Editor of the Millidek ' 10. Thesis: — " Latin as a Study. " " A nice little, dear little, sweet little girl. " CORA STEELE COCKRUM Decatur, Illinois ; A, B. in Class- ical Course; Petersburg High School ' 04; Philomathean Liter- ary Society. Thesis: — " The Personality of Milton as Revealed in his Writ- ings. " " Oh for knowledge vast. For learning most profound. " ippetite. " — Calvert Dyer. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK CECIL LUCIAN COX Decatur, Illinois ; B. S. in Com- merce and Finance ; Decatur High School ' 06; Commerce and Fi- nance Association; Glee Club; Millikin Quartet ' 09; Foot Ball Team. Thesis : — " Organization a n d Management of the H. Mueller Manufacturing Company. ' ' " Music is the universal language of mankind. " EVERETT L. DICKEY T K E Decatur, Illinois ; A. B. in Class- ical Course; J. M. U. Academy ' 06 ; Y. M. C. A. ; Orlandian Lit- erary Society; Debating Club; Class Vice President ; President of Orlandian ' 09; Vice President of Athletic Association ' 09 ; Presi- dent of Inter Society League ' 09 ; Inter-Collegiate Debate ' 09, ' io; Brown Debate, ' 09; Inter-Society Debate ' 09; Treasurer of Debat- ing Club ' 10; Senior Reception Committee ' io; Athletic Editor of the Millidek ' 10. Thesis : — " Raskin as an Ethical Teacher. " " Our ideals are our possibilities. " CLARENCE H. FLEGEL LeRoy, Illinois; B. S. in Com- merce and Finance; LeRoy High School ' 06; Y. M. C. A.; Or- . landian Literary Society; Com- merce and Finance Association ; Debating Club; Commerce and Finance Editor of Decaturian ' 07 ; Chi Rho Sigma ' 08; Business Manager of Millidek ' 10. Thesis : — " The Small Bank. Its Present Day Function and De- velopment. " " By him the deepest rest is won Who toils, faithful until his work is done. " BLANCHE GOOD Necga, Illinois; A. B. in Class- ical Course; Neoga High School ' 05; Penn College ' 07; Y. AY. C. A.; Orlandian Literary Society; Dramatic Art Club. Thesis : — " Treasures of Grecian Excavations. " " Favors to none, to all her smile ex- tends, Oft she rejects, but never once of- fends. " " May he give us a few brilliant flashes of silence. 49 -Leo Brown. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ROY M. HAMILTON K A X Harristown, Illinois; B. S. in Commerce and Finance; J. M. U. Academy ' 06; Commerce and Fi- nance Association ; Track Team ' 08; Football Team ' 06, ' 07, ' 08, ' 09; BaseBall Team 06, ' 07, ' 08, ' 09 ; Manager Base Ball Team ' 10 ; Senior Reception Committee. Thesis : — " Deep Waterways. " " Good nature, muscle, and grit all combined. " EVERETT HODGE K A X Decatur, Illinois ; B. S. in Com- merce and Finance ; Decatur High School ' 06 ; Y. M. C. A. ; Millikin Quartet ' 08; President of Com- merce and Finance Association ' 10; Assistant Business Manager of the Millidek ' 10. Thesis: — " Production and Dis- tribution of Ice in Decatur. " " A good looker — a good talker — and a friend indeed. " RALPH EDWIN JONES Shirley, Illinois; B. S. in Elec- trical Engineering ; Heyworth High School ' 03 ; J. M. U. Acad- emy ' 06; Basket Ball Team, ' 08, 09; Class President ' 09; Assist- ant Instructor in Electrical Engin- eering ' 10. " Thesis : — " The Construction and Operation of a New Contrac- tor Syetem for Automatic Relay Control of Street Car Motors. " " Duty determines destiny. " JOHN R. LYONS a 2 e Decatur, Illinois; A. B. in Class- ical Course ; Decatur High School ' o6; " Y. M. C. A.; Orlandian Lit- erary Society, Pres., ' 09 D. A. Club Pres.; Debating Club; Aco- lyte Club; Student Volunteer Band; Pres. Y. M. C. A. ' 07; Winner Brown Debate, ' 07, ' 08, 09; Inter-Collegiate Debate, ' 07, ' 08, ' 09, ' 10; Winner Inter So- ciety Debate, ' 09; Editor-in- Chief of Decaturian ' 10; Presi- dent Senior Class ' 10. Thesis:— " Hell. " " For a bright manhood, there is no such word as — fail. " " Oh! June is here but where is May? " — Clarence Flegel. 50 NINETEEN TEN PHILIP H. McGRATH T KB Warrensburg, Illinois; A. B. in Classical Course; J. M. U. Acad- emy ' 06; Orlandian Literary So- ciety ; Vice President of Literary League ' 10; Assistant Joke Editor of the Millidek ' 10. Thesis : — " Prison Reform. " " All may do what has by man been done. " MILLIDEK LILLIAN M. MOORE Decatur, Illinois ; A. B. in Class- ical Course; Assumption High School ' 06; Y. W. C. A.; Phil- omathean Literary Society ; Treas- urer of Y. W. C. A. ' 09 ; Associ- ate Editor of Millidek ' 10. Thesis: — " Vergil in the Middle Ages. " " In thy face I pee the map of honor, truth and loyalty. " CECIL BAIRD McREYNOLDS Cynthiana, Indiana ; B. S. in Civil Engineering; Cvnthiana High School ' 06; Y. M. C. A.; Orlandian Literary Society. Thesis : — " Design of a Slow Sand Filter System for the Deca- tur Public Water Supply. " " A youth was there of quiet ways. " EDGAR DAVID NITCHALS Argenta, Illinois ; B. S. in Elec- trical Engineering; Argenta High School 03; J. M. U. Academy ' 06 ; Track Team " 07. Thesis: — " The Rewinding of a 2 K. W. ; 120 Volts. 600 R. P. M. Direct Current Dynamo to Run at 1800 R. P. M. ; 120 Volts, 6 K. W. " " Each man has his own vocation. " " I am the very pink of courtesy. 51 — Prof. Kaeuper. NINETEEN TEN CORDELIA PIERSON Jacksonville, Illinois; A. B. in Classical Course; Whipple Acad- emy ' 06; Illinois Woman ' s College ' 08; Y. W. C. A.; Student Vol- unteer Band ; Secretary ' 09 ; Pres ■ ident ' io. Thesis : — " The Child in English Literature. " " Life is real, life is earnest. " MARGARET POTTS St. Louis, Missouri ; A. B. in Classical Course; Watertown High School, New York; Doane Academy of Denison University, Granville, Ohio; Illinois Woman ' s College, Jacksonville, ' 09; Y. W. C. A.; Philomathean Literary Society. Thesis: — " The RomautT Per- iod in English, German and French Literature. " " Literature is the fruit of thinking souls. " " Our hand is few but true and tried. 52 ETHEL ROGERS X s Assumption, Illinois; A. B. in Scientific Course; Greenview High School ' 05 ; Home Lconomics Club; Chairman Senior Reception Committee ' 10; Organization Ed- itor of the Millidek ' 10. Thesis — " The Prisoner in American and English Litera- ture. " " Thou art high and most human too. " FLORA EMMA ROSS n Nokomis, Illinois; A. B. in Classical Course. Decatur High School ' 06; Y. W. C. A.; Or- landian ; Vice Pres. ' 08, ' 09 ; Pres. Sophomore Class ' 08; Vice Pres. of Y. W. C. A. 09; Vice Pres. of Class ' 09; Alumni and Literary Editor Decaturian ' 09, To; Edit- or-in-Chief of the Millidek To. Thesis : — " The Early and Later Traditions of the Brynhild Saga of the Nibelwngenlied. " " The golden fruitage of success drops at your feet in plenteousness. And you have blessings manifold, — renown and power, and friends and gold. " Volunteer Band. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK EDWARD W. ROSS K A X Decatur, Illinois ; B. S in Com- merce and Finance ; Decatur High School ' 04 ; Y. M. C. A. ; Orland- ian ; Treasurer ' 07 ; Captain of Basket Ball Team ' 08 ; President of Athletic Association ' 09 ; Pres- ident Y. M. C. A. ' 09 ; Proprietor of College Book Store ' 10; Inter- Collegiate Debate ' 09 ; Brown De- bate ' 09; Assistant Advertising Manager of Millidek ' 10. Thesis : — " Organization and Management of a Daily News- paper. " " I am a citizen of the World. " MAURICE SLY T K E Decatur, Illinois; B. S. with Chemistry; Decatur High School ' 06; Y. M. C. A.; Orlandian Lit- erary Society ; Treasurer ' 09 ; Secretary-Treasurer of Class ' 09 ; Joke Editor of Decaturian ' 08; Treasurer of Senior Class ' 10; Joke Editor of Millidek To. Thesis : — " Acids of the Natural Fats. " " A silent wily man was he, Full of ingenuity. " LOUISE C. STEVENSON II Decatur, Illinois ; B. S. in Do- mestic Economy ; Decatur High School ' 04 ; Y. W. C. A. ; Philo- mathean Literary Society ; Home Economics Club ; Student Volun- teer Band ; Leader ' 07 ; President Y. W. C. A. ' 07; 08; Associa- tion Editor of Decaturian ' 08: Secretary Senior Class To. Thesis : — " The Present Status of Domestic Science in the Insti- tutions of Learning in the United States. " " A maid of some renown. " EDNA LOUISE STRADER Decatur, Illinois; B. S. in Do- mestic Economy ; Decatur High School ' 05 ; University of- Illinois ' 06 ; Y. W. C. A. ; Home Econom- ics Cluh ; Dramatic Art Play ' 07. Thesis : — " The Yalue to the Housekeeper of the Government Investigations Concerning Pure Food and the LJse of Harmless Adulterations. " " She is a woman, therefore to woo ' d. " be " Our Cares behind, and our hearts ahead. " — Seniors. 53 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK EDGAR STAPP Areola, Illinois; B. S. in Civil Engineering; Areola High School 05 ; Y. M. C. A. Thesis : — " The Design for a Slow Sand Filter System for the Decatur Public Water Supply. " " It is a stern reality, altogether a serious matter to be alive. " LOYD S. WALLACE A S G Owensville, Indiana ; B. S. in Electrical Engineering ; Owens- ville High School ' 05 ; Secretary of Y. M. C. A. ' 08, ' 09; Tennis Manager ' 06; Foot Ball Manag- er ' 09. Thesis : — " Experiments with the Storage Battery and Booster. " " In this worid the measure of greatness is the ability to be of service. " CLARA LOOS TOOKER Decatur, Illinois ; B. S. in Do- mestic Economy ; Dolgeville High School, New York ; Home Eco- nomics Club. Thesis : — " The Cost of Living. ' ' " " All greatness is in virtue under- stood ; " Pis only necessary to be good. " GEORGE ELMUS WEST Omaha, Illinois; A. B. in Scien- tific Course; Omaha High School ' 03 ; Y. M. C. A. ; Orlandian Lit- erary Society. Thesis:— " Two Models Illus- trating the Potential Theory. " " Do your work and you shall rein- force yourself. " " Floating on a March wave. " — Ethel Primm, 54 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK JAMES E. WASEM K A X Patoka, Illinois: B. S. in Com- merce and Finance; J. M. U. Academy 06; Y. M. C. A. ; Or- landian Literary Society ; Com- merce and Finance Association ; Class President ' 07 ; Treasurer of Commerce and Finance Associa- tion ' 07; Base Ball ' 05, ' 06, ' 07, ' 08, ' 09; Captain ' 07; Treasurer Y. M. C. A. ' 10; Advertising Manager of the Millidek ' 10. Thesis : — " Private banks — His- tory — -Function and present day Influence. " " O, he sits high in all the people ' s hearts. " DELLA FORD WILSON Decatur, Illinois; B. S. in Fine and Applied Arts ; Edw ardsville High School 06; Y. W. C. A.; Winner of the Bradley Brothers ' Prize in Applied Arts ' 08; Win- ner of the Chodat Prize in Paint- ing ' 09 ; Certificate in Fine and Applied Arts ' 09 ; Art Editor of the Millidek ' 10. Thesis : — - " Mural Decoration in Distemper, Illustrating the Art Crafts. " " Charms strike the sight and merit wins the soul. " PAUL S. WELCH Oconee, Illinois; A. B. in Sci- entific Course; J. M. U. Acad- emy ; Student Laboratory Assist- ant in Biology ' 07; Student Lab- oratory Assistant in Physics ' 08; President of Scientific Associa- tion ' 09. Thesis: — " Studies on the Mor- phology and History of an Odon- tO ' Syllis enopha verill. " " Brevity of expression is a proof of wisdom. " DWIGHT A. MONTGOMERY Decatur, Illinois ; A. B. in Class- ical Course; Decatur High School 05 ; Y. M. C. A. ; Orlandian Lit- erary Society ; Glee Club ; Ath- letic Association, Vice President ' 08; President ' 09; Secretary To; Millikin-Wesleyan Debate To; Winner of Brown Debate ' 10. Thesis : — " The Relation be- tween Early Egyptian and Greek Art. " " Who will not venture life a King to be. " " Let us honor the great empire of Silence, once more. " — Leon Myers. 55 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK EARLE R. BRYANT Decatur, Illinois; A. B. James Millikin University ' 06; Special Student in Biology, J. M. U. ' 10; M. A., J. M. U. ' io. ' Thesis : — " Plant Hibernation. " " What a man am f. " RUTH STEVENS X 2 Alton, Illinois; B. S. James Millikin University ' 09; Fellow in Domestic Economy, J. M. U. ' 10; M. A., J. M. U. ' io. Thesis : — " The Development of Domestic Science in the Rural Schools of the United States. " " Little girl, you ' ll do. " " Joyous and clear and fresh, thy music doth surpass " — Marion Kadish. LUCILE MARGARET BRAGG Decatur, Illinois; A. B., James Millikin University ' 09; Fellow in Latin, J. M. U. ' 10; M. A., J. M. U. ' 10. Thesis : — " The Roman Atti- tude toward the Sea. " " Her wisdom in her goodness found its mate. " 06 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK 2|t£tori of tfje Mentor Clasig " The glorious record of its virtues write And hold it up to men, Stainless worth, Such as the sternest age of virtue saw, Ripens, meanwhile, till time shall call it forth From the low modest shade, to light and bless the earth. " — William Cullen Bryant. 1 i HE dedication takes place at two o ' clock. In the mean- | time I must interview a few students as to the why and wherefore of certain absences. If you do not care to stay around the buildings all morning, make yourself at home in my rooms. I will call for you there in time for lunch. " Just then Dean Rogers was called away and I was left to shift for my- self. After strolling around the buildings for a while I set out for the Dean ' s apartments. I arrived there in about ten minutes and, after removing my coat and hat, I sat down before his com- fortable grate fire and looked around for something to read. The first thing I noticed was what was evidently a scrap book, and upon examining it, I found my supposition to be correct. Pick- ing the book up and opening it I found that it contained news- paper clippings and school periodical articles, which ran almost as far back as the beginning of the college. The following were especially interesting to me because they concerned my time in college. The first was simply to the effect that the class of 19 10 had entered the university, but immediately following it was another clipping headed in large, black type which read as follows : " GETTYSBURG REFOUGHT ON J. M. U. CAMPUS. " " Yesterday after chapel the students of the J. M. U. turned out en masse to the campus to witness a glorious battle between the classes of ' 09 and ' 10. During chapel exercises a few Fresh- men had fastened their colors, black and gold, in a tree and had given the Sophs thirty minutes in which to take them clown. The fight was fierce while it lasted. An utter disregard was shown for clothing, and nearly every co-ed pos- sesses as a trophy a piece of some contestant ' s wearing apparel. . Needless to say the class of ' 10 retained the field of honor and drove the defeated and dejected Sophs back across the Styx in disgrace. " My eye ran on over two other pages but caught nothing- aside from society clippings until it came to this : " Last night the class of 1910 gave the class of 191 1 a much needed bath in the Styx. The Freshmen had congregated at the railroad crossing when a few Sophomores chancing to pass that way, heard some deprecating remarks concerning the class of ' 10. Hastily gathering their valiant band the Sophs smote the Freshies in a front, flank, and rear movement Night is a lively masquerade of day. " — Night Shirt Parade. 57 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Altogether there were about twenty-five Freshies introduced into the Styx last night. " After the Freshmen had departed for towels and dry clothing, the Sophs proceeded to plant their colors on top of the smoke-stack. Today a black shirt and some gold colored bunting may be seen floating defiantly in the breeze. " Right after this was a clipping which was to the effect that when chapel convened one morning, each Freshman found a poster stuck on the back of his seat. This poster was a picture oi a baby holding to its mouth a bottle labeled " Prexy ' s Gruel. " I can well recall with what consternation the Freshmen looked at those posters, and how hard " Doc " Richmond worked soaking them off with hot water. But, as I remember, the consternation of the Freshmen on seeing those posters was non est as compared with the look on the Seniors ' faces when they were informed that the annual Junior- Senior Banquet would be given at the St. Nicholas Hotel by the class of 19 1 o. Such lavishness by a Junior class was a new epoch in J. M. U. history, so no wonder they were dismayed. They immediately began sending " special-deliveries " home for more money. Just then Dean Rogers entered the room. " What are you dreaming about? " he incpiired. " About the class of 1910, " I answered. " Well, " he said, " to my knowledge that was the most ' all-around ' class we ever had in the University. During the entire four years of their course they did the most original tilings. For instance their Senior stunt was far above all previ- ous attempts ; and their class meetings were certainly the most successful we have seen as yet — or are likely to see for some time to come. I distinctly remember one which wound up with seren- ading the faculty who were having a stunt party. As a memoir they left one of the stone seats which we see each morning as we enter the campus. Outside their class they were represented in every organization in college and in all branches of athletics, and, if I remember rightly, the winners O ' f the Brown Debate for four consecutive years were members of that class. Yes, sir, that class reached the high water mark when it came to versa- tility. " But we must hurry to lunch. We have waited so long for this dedication that we cannot afford to miss even a small part of the exercises. Come on. " Perhaps I ought to say that the event in question was the dedication of the new gymnasium. — Lucian Cecil Cox. " Sweet and fair, clear blue eyes and golden hair. " — Clara Tooker. 58 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Mentor deception On Wednesday evening, December i th, the Seniors held their annual reception, given to the Faculty, Board of Managers, Students of the College, and fourth year Academy, in the formal reception until nine o ' clock. They were then invited into the Assembly Hall where an informal program was given by Miss Connover, reader, assisted by Miss Wandel, pianist, and main corridor of the University. The receiving line, stationed in the reception room, was made up of President and Mrs. A. R. Taylor, Dean Rogers, Dean Valentine, the senior class president, John R. Lyons, Bounita Boyd, Ethel Rogers, and Louise Steven- son. About three hundred guests were entertained with an in- Miss Kadish, soloist. After the program, six of the Sophomore girls, Julia Owings, Madge Blake, Marie Scott, Pearl Grady, Lncile Fisher and Edna Davis, served orange ice and frou-frous at each end of the corridor. Both the corridor and stage were deco- rated with palms. An orchestra played throughout the evening. " Blessings be about you dear wherever you may go. " — Helen Heald. 59 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Mentor tunt " Where are the Seniors this morning? " comes a question- ing whisper. " S ' pose they all cut? " whispers a second " Naw, must be sump ' in doin ' , " is the answer. Meanwhile Prexy sits in his chair gazing at his beloved flock. When suddenly there comes the sound of many feet in the corridor, followed by a great twisting and craning of necks to find out what is up. Everyone holds his breath. Here come the belated Seniors single file down the aisle and their costumes — Oh !— Loud and long is the hand clapping which greets them. " Great! " " Swell! " " Cute! " " Peachy! " " Grandest Ever! " can be heard all over chapel. Well, needless to say, the class of 191 o carries the day. " Sober, steadfast, and demure. " — Nina Durning. 60 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK £Ias of 1911 OFFICERS Loyal Petri e Thekla Siebens Mabel Williams Ellis Hudson J. Ben Wand ) Leo Brown President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Marshals Motto " Non quis, sed quid ' Girl ' s Hat Ilda Dearth (Chairman) Alice Henderson Edith Bowyer Yell Freshmen, Fjeshmen, 1907, Seniors, Seniors. 19 J 1 . COMMITTEES Boy ' s Cap Corwin Roach (Chairman) Ben Wand Leo Brown Colors Duo Blue Junior-Senior Banquet Grace Thrift (Chairman) Ellis Hudson La Rue Neisler " Serene, we fold our hands and wait. " — Juniors. G4 Brown Starr Bishop Petrie Tippett Roach Carroll Lichtenberger Veirs Hudson Neisler McClelland Conant Logan Henderson Hampton Hamilton Shore Johnston Lutz Buck Votaw Hadley Siebens Wand Williams Perry Thrift Myers Bell Head Page Wiggers Bowyer NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK glas of 1912 OFFICERS Roy Wentz Madge Blake Lois Scott Edgar Allen Gussie Jacobsen Paul Willits President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Marshals Motto ' He can who thinks he can ' Flower Red Rose Yell Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah Millikin Nineteen Twelve Youth comes but once in a life-time. " — Sophs. 68 Backer Davis L Myers Porter Yoder Patterson Niedermeyer Parr Rnines Crowder V rZr P H„ an r °r, n JaC ° bSen Redm ° n C0 ° k Alle " Blake Million V. Gher P nksta f Shipp L. Moulton Morgan G. Moulton L. Scott Aurand M. Scott Young Martin Council File Fisher T. Myers Willits Wood B. Gher Hall Holcombe NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Class of 1913 Archie Dunn Helen Page Ruth Nicholson Paul Montgomery O. A. Creighton Helen Moffett Blossom Redmon Motto ' I will find a way or make one " OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer - Marshals Yell Rah! Rah! Who are we? 13-13 Don ' t you see? Boom-adack-a-Boom-a-lack-a 13-13-Rah! Rah! Rah! Colors Light Blue and Gold " A little learning is a dangerous thing. " — hreshy. 72 Henry Creighton Morris Jones Page Staley Eaton Stephenson Merris L.Montgomery Nicholson Freemon Hall Frey burger Thayer Schlademan Howenstine Medberry Rigg Cushing Bergen Edwards Vanderhoof Hanco " k Berry Elder Dunn Orr Riggs Krack Colby Edmonson Holmes Holmes Moorehead North King Moffett Joel Shuck Merris Klinefelter Symonde Kriege Smith Kyser P. Montgomery Williams Baird Wacaser Croy Williams NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK WIW OTfto at fames; jWtlltfetn Umbersitp SENIORS GENERAL ACTIVITIES )Everett Dickey Clarence Flegel John Lyons Dwight Montgomery Flora Ross Edward Ross Maurice Sly Louise Stevenson JUNIORS Leo Brown Ellis Hudson James Lively Loyal Petrie Corwin Roach Grace Thrift J. Ben Wand SOPHOMORES Arthur Nieclermeyer Roy Wentz ATHLETICS Cecil Cox Ralph Jones Roy Hamilton Edward Ross Loyd Wallace James Wasem Willard Gearen Floyd Perry Dean Veirs Lawrence Myers Tom Myers Charles Richmond Graver Yoder This Roll of Honor is the result of carefully compiled statistics. CONTESTS Everett Dickey John Lyons Dwight Montgomery Flora Ross Edward Ross Delia Wilson Ellis Hudson James Lively Loyal Petrie Corwin Roach Pearl Tippett J. Ben Wand Mabel Williams Burr Million Ada Porter Edgar Stevens SCHOLARSHIP Cora Cockrum Ralph Jones Lillian Moore Flora Ross Delia Wilson Viola Bell Mary Carroll Ellis Hudson Cleo Lichtenberger Jewel May Thekla Siebens Pearl Tippett Margaretha Webber Lois Yoder Lottie Cook Corinne Holcombe Effie Morgan Feme Parr Walter Rogers Iva Wasson Roger Young " He has a face like a benediction. " — Harold Hampton. 74 ASSEMBLY HALL. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Clas of 1910 OFFICERS Louis Hull Marie Allen Dona Shipp Reva K eagle Lynn Taylor Rowena Hudson Elizabeth Culver Will Reeter J Motto Non nobis solum President - Vice President Secretary - Treasurer Assistant Treasurer Historian Marshals Colors Lavender and cream Yell Olum tee cholum tee chia 4th Academy, 4th Academy Hurrah ! Hurrah ! Hurrah ! " A rosebud set with little wilful thorns. " — Addie Bingaman. 78 • Scott Moore Woodbridge Elder Simcox Culver Wahl Taylor Durning Reeter Heald Bell Cooper Crumbaker Holcomb Moeller Hull Shipp Kenney Crain Allen Keagle Armstrong Carrico Black Hudson Stephenson NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK TO THOSE WHO HAVE GONE BEFORE YES, we ' re " only preps, " but, you of the college, deign to listen to our little tale of petty attempts and achievements, for you, too, once wore our little shoes, and once upon a time you breathed the healthy atmosphere of our little world here below. We have passed through the many necessary stages of de- velopment — from x + v to ( — % , from, Physiology to Biology, and from amo, amas, a mat to " Quae cum ita sinl, " and now we come to demand the recognition which is our due. In 1906 we met for the first time,, a motley crowd of big children. Some of us were tall, some short, some round, some angular, some witli big hands and some with big feet. Some of us were hard to understand; some of us were endowed with the coveted ability to endure in silence the slanders of bits of human- ity who had passed only a few more mile posts on the road of Knowledge than we. All of us had somewhere within our mental selves that ambition or desire to become — as you, our worthy Seniors, appear to be — wise. As a second year class we were organized, but that was not all, for we had a president who was a President. As a third vear class we ventured still farther out upon the " social pond. " farther, in fact, than any preceding third year craft had ever ventured, for we gave a reception in the lobby, and entertained not only with " pink ice-cream, " but even with a play, pronounced by some to have been the most unique and enjoyable of the vear. This year! Oh! this year! what plans we have made and carried out, what feats we have accomplished, only such as we can ever know. More than once we have caused a worthy pedagogue to nod his head in assent, when we extended to him the invitation to chaperon us on a hay-ride or sleigh-ride. Now, oh Seniors ! our achievements have not all been social achievements, for we have climbed, each succeeding year, a little nearer that pinnacle of fame which you have attained. The way is steep, and at times the barriers which confront us seem insur- mountable, but we are young and determined, and will surely succeed. We are ever readv to turn our thoughts either to work or to play, and to enter into both with all heart, soul, mind and body, striving never to shirk the task which we conscientiously know to be ours. We are not long to remain thus beneath your notice. Seniors. Our motto is Men are we grown. Men ' s work must we do. Live pure, speak true. The members of the class of 1910 will " see you later. " in fields where their talents and ambitions, so crude at present, may bud and bloom to the full extent of their ability. — Rowena Bell Hudson. " Is this the play of fond illusions? " — Tsych Carried. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ateton Hall ON December 13th, 1909, the Board of Managers of the University voted to change the name of the dormitory from Woman ' s Hall to Aston Hall, in honor of Mrs. James Millikin, nee Aston. This action was taken without any consultation whatsoever with Mrs. Millikin. It was not done with any feeling of indifference as to her wishes, but past exper- ience had shown that if any memorial was to be had of the bene- factors, it must be designed without their knowledge. There is in this connection one fact not generally known to the public. When the little orphanage on Sangamon street — a house donated by Mr. Millikin for the homeless — no longer met the needs, and the splendid home on Oakland avenue had been erected, the directors named it the " Anna B. Millikin Home " in honor of the chief donors, notwithstanding their vigorous and re- peated protests. A similar story of declination of honor and tribute comes forth in connection with the naming of the Uni- versity. After the completion of the dormitory, the same experience was undergone. Mrs. Millikin decided the name should be ' ' Woman ' s Hall, " and no powers of persuasion availed to change the decision in favor of a name commemorating the name of the donors. Recently since the death of Mr. Millikin, it has become clear to those who have been in consultation with Mrs. Millikin about the needs of the university or the church or the community, that here is a sympathy with worthy causes, a readiness to respond to all appeals for donations, as pronounced as that of Mr. Millikin, and of a character as unobtrusive and retiring, and one which had almost effaced itself behind the person of Mr. Millikin. It had all along been known by those associated with the direction of the Millikin benefactions that Mr. Millikin always consulted with his other half, but the significance of this deference was not fully appreciated. Had the order of death been reversed, it might not have been known how largely the many benefactions reflect- ed the mind of Mrs. Millikin. And so, in recognition of this ready response to all calls for assistance, the name of Aston Hall was unanimously chosen by the Board of Managers. " Custom reconciles to everything. " — Aston Hall. 82 Mrs. Lucy M. V ' alemtink Dean of Women RECEPTION ROOM NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Wdo ' S WL )o in Omenta at fames JtltlUbin Umberattp Galloway, Thomas Walton, biologist, educator; born Columbia, Term., Nov. 2, 1866; son of William T. and Eliza- beth Galloway; graduated Cumberland University, Tenn., 1877 (A. M. 1889; Ph. D., 1892); Harvard, A. M., 1890; married Dec. 22, 1892, Mary L. Armstrong, Brownsville, Pa. Professor natural history Baird College, Clinton, Mo., 1887-9; graduate student, Harvard, 1889-91. (Proctor, laboratory assistant in botany, etc.) ; professor biology, Mo. Valley College, 1891-1902, and dean of college, 1899-1902; professor biology James Millikin University since 1902. On leave of absence at Pla rvard, 1897-8, won Bowdoin prize on scientific dissertation ; has published numerous scientific and educational papers. Fellow A. A. A. S. ; member Boston Society Natural History, American Microscopic Society, Western Section American Naturalists, etc. Author: First Course in Zoology, 1906; The Religion of an Evolutionist. Address: 1332 W. Wood St., Decatur, PI. Hessler, John Charles, educator, chemist ; born Syracuse, N. Y., Nov. 27, 1869; son of Jacob R. and Mary (Shane) Hessler; graduated West Division High School, Chicago, 1888, University of Chicago, A. B., 1896, Ph. D. in chemistry and physics, 1899; married Chicago, 1891, Maud C. Hutchins. Teacher of science, Lake High School, Chicago, 1890-92; teacher of chemistry, Hyde Park High School, Chicago, 1892-99; in- structor chemistry, University of Chicago, 1899-1907; professor of chemistry, James Millikin University since 1907. Member Phi Beta Kappa, American Chemical Society. Author: Essen- tials of Chemistry (with Albert L. Smith) 1902. Address: 1398 W. Macon St., Decatur, Illinois. " I think not I am what I appear. " — Elmus West. so NINETEEN TE N M I L L I D E K Smith, William Wilberforce, Educator ; born Onton- agon, Michigan, April 22, 1858; son of Rev. James Irwin and Martha (Bracken) Smith; A. B. Lafayette College, 1880, A. M., 1883; Princeton Theological Seminary, 1881-3; ( LL. D., Lafayette, 1905) ; married Columbus, N. J., Aug. 2, 1905, Anna Wills Page. Principal Englewood ( N. J.) School for Boys, 1 88-5-95; engaged in business, New York, 1896- 1900, San Fran- cisco, 1901-3; headmaster, Berkeley School, New York, 1904; president Coe College, 1905-1909; Professor of Commerce and Finance, James Millikin University since 1909. Address: Oak- Crest, Decatur, 111. Taylor, Albert Reynolds, educator; born Magnolia, Illinois, Oct, 16, 1846; son of Joh n and Mary Ann (Mills) Taylor; educated Illinois State Normal University, Knox Col- lege, and Lincoln University; Ph. B. 1872, Ph. D. 1882, Lincoln, special studies in pedagogy; married Oct. 16, 1873, Frances merva Dent. Professor Natural Sciences, Lincoln Universitv, 1872-82; President State Normal School of Kansas, 1882-1901 ; President James Millikin University since 1901. Lecturer before chautauquas, etc. Member National Council Education (presi- dent, 1899), National Educational Association; Republican, Presbyterian. Author: The Church at Work in the Sun- day School, 1892; Civil Government in Kansas, 1894; The Study of the Child, 1898; Apple Blossoms (joint author), 1899; Among Ourselves, 1900; The Government of the State and Na- tion (joint author), 1901. Contributor to educational journals. (LL. D., Cumberland Universitv, 1906). Address: 1310 W Wood St., Decatur, 111. " A woman ' s nay doth stand for naught. 87 ' — Marie Freeman. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK The University Club of Decatur is a club organized among the alumni of various colleges for acquaintance and for the in- vestigation and discussion of questions of general human inter- est. It was organized during the fall of 1902 with about twenty charter members. The membership is limited at present to fifty active and ten associate members. OFFICERS H. B. Wilson, President Rolla C. McMillen, Secretary and Treasurer MEMBERS Dr. H. C. Jones Rev. J. W. McDonald he meetings occur twice a month from October to May. The club has furnished a room in the Y. M. C. A. building, and for this service is allowed to hold its meetings there. The following men have served the club as president: A. R. Taylor, ' c2- ' o5 ; Geo. R. Bacon, ' o5- ' o7 ; T. W. Gallowav, ' 07- ' 09 : H. ' B. Wi lson, ' 09—. W. F. Hardy, Vice-president George R. Bacon T. B. Jack Dr. E. T- Brown Rev. R. W. Gammon B. B. James J. Bering Burrows T. W. Galloway R. J. Kellogg James S. Baldwin Binney Gunnison J. C. Hessler E. P. Irving W. F. Hardy J. D. Rogers C. A. Wait A. H. Mills A. T. Mills J. A. Montgomery Rev. E. M. Smith H. B. Wilson T. L. Evans Dr. E. T. Evans Dr. S. E. McClelland Rev. O. W. Laurence C. R. Murphy W. G. McCullough W. C. Outten. R. C. McMillen Rev. W. H. Penhallegon ASSOCIATE MEMBERS R. I. Hunt B. O. McReynolds Adolph Mueller W. E. Nelson H. C. Schaub C. A. Ewing W. W. Smith J. B. Shaw H. E. Smith A. R. Tavlor R. P. Vail Dr. C. Martin Wood Eugene C. Woodruff Rev. John C. Willits F. R. Wiley T. J. Meek " Dr. J. Foster Walz W. J. Hostetler ' A soul that knew no art. " — Everett Pinkstaff. S8 - ■ - NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK November 12 — Ex-Governor E. W. Hoch of Kansas. " A Message From Kansas. " December 3 — Mar j one Benton Cooke, Reader of Original Monologs. January 18 — Song Cycle — Mr. Garnet Hedge, tenor; Miss Jennie Johnson, contralto, Chicago; Miss Marie Francis White, Mr. William B. Olds, James Millikin University. April 8 — Judge Ben B. Lindsay, " The Misfortunes of Mickey. " April 22 — Hon. J. W. Folk, " Soldiers of Peace. " October 22 — Damrosch Symphony Orchestra, of New York, under the auspices of the Lecture Course Committee. ' For to be merry ' s to be wise. " — Mary Scott. 89 N h N E T.E E N TEN M I L L I D E K OFFICERS H. Gary Hudson, ' 09 - - - President Mrs. Judith Mills Bone, ' 07 Vice President Miss Helen Mills, ' 09 Secretary-Treasurer WILD BLUE-BELLS Out of the woodland ' s treasure trove, I plucked a handful of sweet flowers, And from their wild perfume, I wove A wreath of happy, careless hours. I know not why those few I chose, From out of Nature ' s wonderland, Or why I left one fervent rose That grew so close, so near at hand. I know not why, of all the dells, Of all the try sting- places fair, 1 chose this nest of wild blue-bells, Unless ' twas fate that led me there. But now, one wreath of faded blue Is sweeter than all roses are, And in the field of memories true One place shines clearly as a star. —William H. Banfill. " Ye winds of memory, sweep the silent lyre. " — Alumni. 91 N IN E T E EN " TEN MILLIDEK ®f)e foetal Settlement [In recognition of the fact that The Millidek is a book devoted to the interest not only of the present, but also of the past, and to some extent that of the future, it was thought wise to make the Alumni Section of greater length and importance. The following article, written by request, serves as an example of the activities in which our alumni are interested. — Editor.] WHAT is the purpose of the Social Settlement? Until that is clear in our minds anything that may be said will be at random. The Social Settlement is an object lesson in Christian living and home making. It is a wide humanitarian movement trying to embody itself in society, instead of in a sect, or a club, for the purpose of curing the ills of society, correcting the lives of the unfortunates, and improving the conditions of living for the poor. Educated men and women, closing the doors of oppor- tunities to live among people of their own class, choose to make their homes in the poorest parts of our great cities among an in- ferior and often degraded people, in order that they may come into personal contact with them for the purpose of being a wholesome influence in their lives. They hope to give them higher ideals and inspire them to strive to attain unto those ideals. Thus the knowledge and culture accumulated in the college and university, and the experience accumulated in the industrial life and in the depths of poverty are placed side by side in daily life. These two classes think, plan, and work together, supplementing each other where that is needed, in creating a power to move public opinion to solve the problems of modern society in the most intelligent way. This little band of workers seeks to do this in various ways. The first great item in their influence is that they live among the people. The presence of cultured, upright, sociable people in a community always has a tendency to raise the dignity and self re- spect of that community. The home life of the workers is not affected at all by being in the slums. It is conducted as it would be if they were living in a cultured neighborhood, for polished windows, clean curtains, scrubbed doorsteps, with peace and order about the house, are an example and a lesson in home life diat the slums need very badly. They seek to reach the people in a more direct way through various clubs and classes, all of which have their meetings in the settlement building. The men of the community have clubs, the officers of which are chosen from among their own number. The men workers of the settlement are members, but act only in an individualistic way, trying to influence the work in the way it should go. There are clubs and classes for the women and girls, such as sewing, cooking, etc., as circumstances may call for. These are taught and led by trained people of the settlement force. The gymnasium and outdoor playground, under the care of a physical culture specialist, is a source of pleasure and help to the boys and girls. The wee tots are cared for in the " A serious, sincere character. " — Earle Bryant. 92 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK kindergarten. Through all of these means the settlement tries to reach the needs of the people and give them a helping hand on the upward road to better living. We must not get the idea from all of this that a settlement is a noisy clubhouse filled with various educational and social activities that will gradually drive out the home life. Far from that! The home life is the foundation of all of these other activ- ities and without it the whole work would be nothing more than that of any other club. By conducting all of these various activities the settlement hopes to enter, lead, and control whatever of social life the neighborhood may afford. It seeks to focus and give form to that life and bring to bear upon it the results of education and culture. The settlement holds itself ready to meet all new prob- lems that develop in a congested community, and seeks to solve them by working shoulder to shoulder with the people themselves. The whole movement is founded upon the belief that the seeds of all that is beautiful and true in human character, and of the best social development are to be found in the lives of our working people, and that firm in that belief, it is our duty and privilege to work with them so to change the outer conditions of their lives that those seeds may grow and blossom out in the fullness and beauty of life. — Charles F. Record, ' 05. " Oh, he ' s a r fellow. " — Lester Ennis. 93 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ®fje Scarlet anb tlje rep I titer- Society Prize Story OHN. does thee ever get tired of being a Quaker? " she spread her hands over the place where he was pounding. asked Joy suddenly. John looked rather startled. " Why no, " he said slowly. " I ' ve never thought of being anything else. Has thee? " Joy sat on the top crotch of the crooked old " snake fence. " In her sober grey gown and hood, she looked like a little grey Phoebe-bird perched up there— all but her face. It was all gay and vivid and sparkling with its dainty color, and most un-Ouaker-like. John was mending the fence, and Joy was helping him, so she said. Now she looked down at him with a half defiant frown. " Yes I have! So there! I ' ve thought about it a lot lately. I ' m tired of having everything forever just the same. I want something to happen. I ' m weary of having everybody peaceful and quiet and good. I ' m sick of being so good myself. It ' s stupid to be so good; it ' s — cow-like. " John smiled quietly. " So thee is afraid thee is getting too good? " he inquired in- terestedly. " For my own pleasure- -ves. Of course I ' m not afraid of getting too good to please old Greeberry Wood, or Steadfast Mather; and I don ' t know as I want to either, " she added de- fiantly. But John was pounding the fence so industriously that he didn ' t hear. " Listen John! Thee shall listen to me! " and bending down, " Does thee truly think it is wicked to like music and singing. ' ' Doesn ' t thee ever feel like singing thyself — and even like danc- ing? I know I was never meant to be a Quaker, or I shouldn ' t so love all forbidden things. I ought to be peaceable and placid like thee, John, " with a little laugh. With a sudden flash of his eyes, John swept the little hands out of his way, and began pounding the fence with a vigor that threatened to shake Joy off. " Perhaps I ' m not quite so placid as thee thinks. " " Why John, " in surprise, " Thee ' s not very polite. I shan ' t hold thy fence still for thee any more, if thee isn ' t nicer to me. " The early November twilight was just falling. Joy looked across the brown fields to the western sky, with its bars of dull red and yellow. " Wouldn ' t it be lovely to have a dress that color? " she said reflectively. " I feel just like a Maltese cat in this ugly old grey. " " John, " with a sudden earnestness, " I don ' t think it was ever meant for us to be so sober and so grave. We ought to have a gayer, gladder, sort of life. Doesn ' t thee think so? " She said it almost pleadingly. John looked at her beautiful vivid face, and knew that for herself, she was right. " Anyway, " she finished in a burst of rebellion, " some day I shall run away and go to the city, and I shall go to the theater and the opera, and concerts and to dances; and I shall buy a pur- " An honest countenance is the best passport. " — Ellis Hudson. 96 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK pie dress, and an orange coat, and a green hat, and wear them all at once. So now ! " Somewhere back in Joy ' s ancestry, had been a gypsy girl, and the restless blood that she had bequeathed to her little great- great-grand-daughter made life very hard for the little Quaker- ess, sometimes. Joy never tired of hearing about her — how gay and frivolous and beautiful she had been, but how the stern old Quakers looked on her ways with horror; how on her very wed- ding-day they had churched her husband for marrying her and thrust him out, but how little he cared, because be loved her so; but how afterwards, the Wanderlust in her blood called her too strongly and she ran away and was never heard of again. In a box of old pictures, was a daguerreotype of her, and people said that Joy was like her. The other pictures were all of prim dignified Quakers in grey, with bonnets and kerchiefs, and the gypsy ' s lovely face and gay silken gown looked very strange in the sober company. For Joy, the picture with its romantic story held a strange fascination. She used to pore eagerly over it, until her mother would take it away from her with an anxious look, saying wist- fully : " Why is thee so fond of it, child? I should be terribly sad to see thy life like hers. " But Joy would lift her face, all aglow with enthusiasm. " Oh mother, she ' s so beautiful and so interesting. I ' d love to be just like her. " Then her mother would go away with the worried look deepening in her eyes. This afternoon, Joy ' s father and mother had gone to Fourth Day meeting. While she rummaged through a sea of grey clothes in an old attic chest, something bright caught her eye. She pulled until it came out, and held it up. It was a gown of scarlet silk, and Joy knew instantly, with a throb of her heart, that it was her gypsy grandmother ' s, the very one that she wore in the picture. Full of excitement, she ran down to her room and put it on. When she peeped into her little oval mirror, she was almost afraid, for the picture there was so like the daguerreotype — the same oval frame, scarlet gown, and the same eager gypsy-like face, with its shining eyes and dark rumpled hair. Suddenly a longing came over her to run away and play that she was really a gypsy, so strong that she could not even fight it. Snatching her grey cloak over the gorgeous frock, she ran out. A storm was blowing up, but it only fitted in with her hilar- ious mood, and down the hills through the whirling leaves, she flew like a little wild thing. And so it came about that Joy was out in the field with John that day. Presently he held up his arms and lifted her down. Even as he spoke, the cloud broke over them and the rain came down in sheets. John seized her hands and began to run. " Let ' s try for the old sugar-camp. It ' s only a little ways. " Just as they reached the door of the little old house, a dis- tressed honking sounded down the road behind them, and a big led car full of people labored up the hill and came to a stop before the hut. " Can you get in ? " called the driver. Without even waiting for an answer his passengers began to climb out and scramble up the path to the house. Thev were very wet and very hilarious; and in the fun over building a fire in the crazy old fire-place, Joy and John grew very friendly with them. One of the gay city damsels inveigled John into rigging up a clothesline with a cord and they hung up their automobile " A born gentleman. " — Ray Rhines. 97 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK veils in a row to dry. After a while, down in a darksome cave under the house where the sugar-making supplies were kept, they found several cakes of maple sugar and a big black kettle. " Dost see the connection? " asked Jack Melville, as he held up the sugar and hung the kettle over the fire. A shout of ap- probation answered him. So while the others kept warm with various infantile games, he and Joy stirred the candy over the fire. Joy was very happy; she had been longing for an adventure and this was such a splendid one. She liked the friendly city people and their gay ways; and just now half shyly, she was enjoying Jack ' s playful devotion, so different from John ' s sober matter-of-fact manner. John ' s attentions were usually cut after a brotherly pattern, and this new kind was exciting. That night her dreams were a medley of inverted black kettles that rained candy o ' er the earth, and big red autos that drove dizzily along the tops of fences ; and always on the front seat by the driver, rode a damsel in a scarlet gown. During the next month she saw that same big machine many times other than in dreams. Often it shot along the country roads and through the quiet little Quaker village; and blaring with its ungodly trumpet, woke into life the windows of the prim little drab houses. His friends said that when Jack Melville was rushing anybody, he always did it thoroughly. Little Joy ' s room was heavy with the fragrance of his roses, and her eyes with the glamour of her dreams. Many were the long rides she had in the big auto, and many the tales of the ga_ world that he told her. But all the while the worry in her mother ' s eyes deepened. One day Jack asked her to go to a party in the city with him. It was to be a masquerade ball, and a most gorgeous affair. He told her all about the beautiful women and their gowns, the music, the lights, and the flowers. Joy listened longingly and struggled with her temptation. " Oh Jack, I ' d love to go. But — I guess you ' ve forgotten that I ' m a Quaker, haven ' t you ? " and she smiled half sadly. Joy was beginning to say " you " to Jack, for he sometimes teased her about her " thee ' s. " " Nonsense, Joy. You ' re not so good a Quaker as all that. At heart, you ' re really ' of the world, woddly I know. " He stopped and laughed — " The other day in town, the wind had been blowing your hair out from under your bonnet, and it was flying all over your face. I heard a man laugh and say, ' Look at the curly-headed little girl there, trying to be a Quaker and can ' t. ' That ' s just what you are doing too, Joy. You might just as well go with me. " " Would they — does thee suppose they will dance? " Jack smiled at her eagerness. " At a ball of course one naturally expects to dance. " " But Jack, I don ' t know how. " " Never mind, I ' ll teach you. If you ' ll only mask in your grandmother ' s gypsy dress — " and Jack launched into such a stream of allurements and wily persuations that before long, Joy yielded. It was hard to refuse him, when she wanted so dread- fully much to go. It so happened that as the Masquerade fell on the same night as Quarterly meeting, they found it necessary to go to 1 meeting first. " An open-hearted maiden, true and pure. " — Lucile Logan. 98 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK They left the wicked auto behind the graveyard hedge, and tiptoed up the path, full of naughty excitement, and trying to get into a proper Quarterly meeting state of mind. " Now remember. Jack, " Joy cautioned him at the door with a giggle, " to leave thy hat on, and to try to be as decorous as thee can. There ' s thy door. Farewell. " " Farewell! " in amazement. " Where are you going? " " Why to the women ' s side, of course. Thee didn ' t suppose the men and women sat together, did thee? " with dancing eyes. " The dickens they don ' t! " said Jack wrathfully. " Where do they sit ? " But Joy was gone; the door was just in front of him, so he opened it and took off his hat. Then remembering Joy ' s in- junction at the sight of rows and rows of gray-hatted heads, he hastily clapped it on again and went in. The big plain room was full of people, all sitting very still and quiet; nut even the rustle of leaves disturbed the peace, for no hymn books, nor prayer books, no organ nor choir, and no minister were here. At first Jack was so oppressed by the silence that he was afraid to move. Joy watched him across the parti- tion, smiling wickedly at his subdued air. Presently, down in front, a man got up, and leading a pretty grey-bonneted girl by the hand, walked over in front of the women ' s side and facing them, said gravely: " I continue my in- tentions of matrimony with Mary Stratton. " The girl blushed furiously and answered : " I continue my in- tentions of matrimony with James Pearson. " Then after crossing to the men ' s side and repeating their worthy intentions, they sat down together. " Well of all the unique engagement announcements — " muttered Jack. His face was a s tudy in amazement, and watch- ing him, Joy felt the sense of decorum fast deserting her. But by and by, the quiet rest and calm of the familiar place began to influence her, and the outside things to fade away. Jack and the people slipped out of her consciousness ; she only knew that she was in church, where one puts away worldly things. Somehow nothing in the world is so like those " first temples " as this Quaker silence where the preacher is God him- self. It seemed to her that she was a little girl again, in meeting with her father and mother, and that nothing in the world could ever shake the brooding peace upon them. But suddenly a breath of wind blew her grey cloak open, and under it, her grandmother ' s scarlet gown flamed forth. The contrast struck her so sharply just then that she shivered all over and fastened it down again. Just then it seemed like a Avicked thing to be covered up. Somehow, in her thoughts. Jack and the scarlet gown always seemed to belong together. To her it had grown to be a sort of symbol of the part of her that was not a Quaker. Her father would call it " the world, the flesh, and the Devil, " she thought dreamily. Outside an auto horn honked and her heart thrilled. It seemed like a call — the call of the world, and the Wanderlust, and her gypsy blood answered it with a lea]). She thought of the long rushing ride in the darkness that was before her. and of the glitter and excitement at its end, and her heart pounded with eag ' erness. By and by she tried to be quiet and reverent again. She s t still and let the peace flow in upon her. But then the thought of Jack grew into an ache ; somehow he and the Quaker peace could not abide together. " Let a man, then, know his worth. " — Roy Wentz. no NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK It was sweet to know that she was so adored and crowned Queen in his heart. She thought of a line in one of the books he had given her, " His eyes are so blue that they fill all her dreams. " It would be hard to give it all up. But then, her mother ' s face, and the look in her eyes came before her, and with a dull ache in her heart, she put her head down on the back of the bench in front of her and prayed that the warring elements in her might in some way be reconciled, that she might keep them both. She never knew how long she sat there with bowed bead, but it seemed almost forever. Scenes and pictures from the two lives flashed before her and each fought and plead for mastery. At last she knew that they could never blend — that she must choose. Jack ' s alluring voice that knew so well how to persuade her, came; and then her mother ' s eyes and the love that had been hers all her life. Sick and weary of the fight she stopped and listened. On the other side of the house she heard her father ' s voice praying for all their children impersonal!} ' , but to little Joy it seemed meant for her alone to help her decide. It made her think of the prayer of Jairus: " My little daughter lieth at the point of death. I pray thee come and lay thy hands on her that she may be healed. " She felt all the old influence of her life closing about her, and only one thread drawing her away — but that was such a g olden thread, and it pulled so insistently. Aching, she tried to snap it, for now she knew at last which side was right for her. She saw the old man in the highest seat turn to his neighbor and hold out his hand— the signal for the meeting to break. As though in an evil dream she walked toward the door, for she knew what she must do, she did not dare now to think of the " blue of his eye, " but tried to hold her mother ' s face before her, instead, to steady her. At the door he was waiting. " Good-bye, Jack, " she said quietly. " I am not going with thee. " She stooped, and over the scarlet gown, down to its very hem, she fastened the grey cloak. — Ada Lenore Porter, ' 12. " Blue were her eyes as the fairy flax. 100 — Helen Page. N I N EiT EEN TEN MILLIDEK Zfjt %tavt of a Cfnltr Millidek Prize Story EACHER was waiting for him at the corner. While she stood there under the great trees which bordered the quaint old street, she was watching the door of the big house, where the Littlest One lived. Soon the front door opened and a little figure came out. It was the Littlest One. He came down the steps very slowly, until he saw Teacher, then he hurried so fast that he nearly tumbled down. As he went running toward her, his round face was filled with pride. Before he got cpiite there, Teacher stopped, as always, and waited. But this morning the Littlest One stopped short. " I can ' t kiss you this morning, " he calmly announced. I ' m five years old today, and I ' ve got to quit this kissin ' business. " " Why, yes, " in answer to Teacher ' s surprised inquiry, " 1 like you just the same, but when a fellow ' s five years old, he ' s too old to kiss. I told my father that, an ' he said, ' Well, old man, if you feel that way ' bout it. ' " Teacher smiled a little smile, that had something of sorrow, and a great deal of tenderness, in it. You see, she and the Lit- tlest One were such chums. They had been ever since the small boy first came to school, and Teacher had begged so hard that he be allowed to stay, even if he was so little, because he got so lonesome. For he lived in the big, old house with no one but his father and old Jane, the housekeeper. And now Teacher felt just a little sorrowful to see her Littlest One growing up. That was the reason for the sadness in her smile. The tenderness came from the fact that her small chum was so dear, and — from something else. While the happy voice of her little comrade trailed on, Teacher was remembering the words his father had spoken to her, only last night. He had told her of his love for her, and afterward, as he was leaving her, he had said, " You will not keep me waiting long, will you, dear ? We need you, my little son and 1, so very much. " And Teacher, knowing the truth of his words, had promised that she would come to him very soon indeed. It was because of this promise that Teacher hurried the little ones into place this morning. She told them all about the lovely new lady who would tell them stories and help them with their songs, when she couldn ' t come to school any more. At first they could not understand, these babies she had loved and petted, but bye and bye they knew what she meant. As she talked, Teacher glanced down at the Littlest One, and she saw him sitting there with a pleased smile on his face, but with eyes that did not look into hers, as always before. And, oh ! how deceiving was the smile of the Littlest One. As the Littlest One walked home that afternoon, he was very thoughtful. When he got to the steps of the house, he sat clown, propped his chin in his palms, and meditated. " Maybe I ' ll die, " he mourned dismally. " I most wish I would. I won ' t never get to stand up when I get tired in school, an ' when it ' s cold I won ' t be buttoned up. Then I ' ll get an awful cold and I ' spect I ' ll die. " ' Being good ' s an awful lonesome job. " — Miriam Valentine. 101 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Every morning he met Teacher. Every morning he shook hands very stiffly. But in these days his eyes tried hard to avoid hers. When she talked to the children about the lady who was coming when she went away, some of them cried and said they wanted just Teacher, but the Littlest One looked out of the win- dow beside him, and made no sign. Only his cheeks grew red and his eyes bright as he listened to her. And always after such times the Littlest One went home and lay in the big chair in the library, answering to his father ' s questions only, " I ' m just tired and I ' m a ' thinkin ' . " At last Teacher could hear it no longer. When she met the Littlest One next day, she took his hand and held it close while they walked along. Then she looked down at the plodding little figure and asked gently: " Tell Teacher what the matter is, won ' t you, Littlest One? If you are sick, you must tell me, yon know. Because we ' re chums, aren ' t we? " But the Littlest One drew himself np proudly, and took his hand away, answering slowly, " Nqthin ' is the matter. You don ' t need to worry about me. I feel real well. " The lumps in his throat belied his words. Perhaps in a minute he might ted her, he thought. But Teacher, heartsore, asked no more questions and they went silently on. And thus the days went by, until one morning Father drew the Littlest One, silent and unresisting, into his arms, saying: " Old man, a very dear lady is coming here to live. Someone who will button yon up and tuck yon in and love you lots. Don ' t you think that will be fine? It is somebody that father cares very much for, whom you can call mother. Why, you two will be reg- ular chums, just like you and Teacher are. " Before he had a chance to finish, the unresponsive form of the Littlest One stiffen- ed suddenly, and a pair of defiant brown eyes looked into Father ' s. " I don ' t want no one to button me up, " he cried passionately. " I don ' t want no chum any more. If she does come here, I won ' t love her. I tell you, I won ' t ha e any chum. " With a sud- den jerk and a sob, the Littlest One was out of his surprised fath- er ' s arms, and was gone. That morning Teacher waited a long time at the corner, hut the Littlest One did not come. When she got to school, there he sat, looking steadily at the pictures in his book, and not even glancing at Teacher. When it was time to go home, the children passed by and kissed Teacher, for tomorrow she would not be there. The Littlest One, his head proudly erect, was with the rest. He only offered a very limp hand, and his eyes were turned away. After that. Teacher could scarcely see the passing line, because her eyes were so filled with tears. When the Littlest One was in bed that night, and his father had been in to say good-night, the sorrow and grief of the little boy was sobbed out alone. Next morning he was even more quiet than before, and his father had no time to notice the gloom of the Littlest One. He only said to his small son : " Be good to- day, little man. But you musn ' t wait for me tonight. I ' ll be too late. I ' ll have a surprise for you in the morning, so go to bed early, and don ' t get very lonesome for father. Now, good bye, my boy. " The Littlest One did not go to school that day. He told Jane that he felt sick, and all day he lay listlessly in the big chair in the library, thinking there alone. When night came at last, he hud- dled into bed, falling into a troubled sleep after awhile. Bye and bye as if he were dreaming, there came a voice. It seemed to be " Full of fun and jollity. " — Helen Moffett. 102 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK coming nearer. Why, surely he wasn ' t dreaming. He heard the voice say, " Let ' s go in and see him, even if he is asleep. I want to tuck him in tight and warm, and begin mothering him right away. But, dear, what if he won ' t love me again as he used to! I think it would nearly break my heart. " Then the Littlest One was quite awake, he knew. For he still heard that voice, the one he loved so very much. At that moment the door opened and she, for it was she, came straight toward him, looked up at Father, and whispering in a voice that shook a little, " My Littlest One, yours and mine! Don ' t you see, dearest, he needs to be tucked in and kissed? " Not another minute did the Littlest One wait. Before she could get quite to him, he had his arms tight around her neck, saying over and over, with breathless little sobs now and then, " Oh, Teacher! Teacher! Are you goin ' to be here every minute? Are you the one my father told me about ? I do want to be chums, and it was just ' cause I was so sorry you was goin ' away. And — and — you can kiss me now, if I am five years old. You can do it ever ' night, if you want to — when you tuck me in. you know. " And Teacher, as she felt the little lips upon hers, and held the little warm body close in her arms, looked into the heart of the Littlest One, and understood. — Josephine Schlademan. ' 13. ' Beauty is bought by judgment of the eye. " — Pearl Tippett. 103 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK tTOjje ©augfjter of a olMer Rodgers and Clark Prize Story OMAS was getting a drink from the fountain in the patio. The Director and Directora were there too, talking, and Tomas peeped, round-eyed, at them, over the top of his cup, and drank very, very slowly. " Oh, Robert, " he heard the Directora say sor- rowfully, " if we could only get her to stay. She ' s the best primary teacher the Mission School has ever had; and now, just when everything is started so beautifully, to have her go. " She ' s such a good teacher, and she ' s such a dear herself, somehow I just can ' t bear to have her go. I never saw anything like the way the children adore her. Really, I believe they think she ' s a sort of Madonna, with her golden hair — you know the superstition. Even the old Indian women stop in the streets when she passes them, and say ' Dios la Ouarda. ' Just think what a missionary she might he, Robert, if she only would " ; and the little Directora drew a long breath, — " but she won ' t. It ' s all just a game to her ; she ' s tired of it now, and wants a new one. " If she ' d only be half serious — Why, the other day I found one of the big Catholic boys burning up his rosary, bead by bead, and laughing when they popped. He said ' the Senorita didn ' t have a rosary, and neither would he. ' He was ' Protestante ' now. " Think what a chance. But when I told Mary about it, she only laughed and said she didn ' t know she was running an op- position business to Martin Luther, down here in LaPaz. Oh, Robert, isn ' t it too bad, when they all love her so, — when she might — , " and her voice was fairly tragic with regret. But the Director interrupted her with a sweet brave look of prophecy in his face. Tomas saw that look and, awestruck, thought that the altar candles were inside the Senor, shining out. " Do you know I believe she will, dear, some day. Just now she ' s a sort of Undine— part of her asleep. But she ' ll not sleep forever ; some day she ' ll waken, and think how splendidly she ' ll be then! How I ' d like to be the man to help waken her; " and his face was aglow with the joy of priesthood. Tomas ' s knowledge of English, though somewhat limited, yet was extensive enough to make him more round-eyed than ever as he listened. He was drinking his ninth cup of water when the Directora crossed the patio and opened the door of the First Primary room. The cup clanged on its chain, and Tomas slipped in the door behind her. Inside, Mary was telling the First Primary children a story. If there was one thing in the world that she could do well, it was to tell stories. She said it was her weapon of defense ; for when the children were impish, she told them a story, and straightway they became angels — while the story lasted. For whether it was " The Little Red Hen, " or " The Merrie Adventures of Robin Hood, " she so threw herself into the telling that the children fair- ly lived the story with her. Today it was one of the old Arthur legends, and just at the end of it; they were all eager, intent, quiveringly sensitive, like " A little o-i r l ' u d alius laughs an ' grins. " — Marguerite Votaw. 104 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK little tense violins. She finished ; and for one breathless moment, they too, might have been Percivals and Sir Galahads. Then with a laugh, Mary waved her hands before their dreaming faces, with mystic motions, as mesmerists do, and chanted, " Wake up, little people. " Wtih a long quivering sigh, they came out of their trance, and smiled back at her. Over in the doorway, the Directora whispered, " What couldn ' t she do with them, if she only would. " ' Let ' s play a story now, " said Mary. With calm assurance, she went to the blackboard and began to draw what appeared to be a pile of purple cannon-balls. The Directora was watching interestedly and felt some surprise when she added green stems, and wrote above it in large letters — " Grapes. " " That ' s in the interests of Pedagogy rather than Art, you understand, " Alary remarked in a laugh aside. Behind her, her audience sat in rigid attitudes of " position, " each hoping to be chosen an actor in this approaching drama — all save Tomas, who hastily availed himself of this opportunity to whisper something to Francis, and then folded his hands with a most seraphic look, just as the Senorita turned around. " Who wants to be the fox? Well, Tomas. " Francis looked worried. Ordinarily, he was extremely fond of being a fox, but today he allowed Tomas to capture the coveted role without even a protesting glance. He watched with grave courtesy, while fat little Tomas, with covetous fingers grasping at the painted grapes, leaped gallantly three times against the hard wall, and then turning around, scornfully an- nounced, in careful English, " They do not like me, they are sour. " Little Francis was always grave and courteous. The Senor- ita Mary sometimes laughingly called him " Little Saint Francis, " because he was always so dreadfully in earnest, and because he was such a cherub in school. She did not know it, but he also had made of her a saint. She would have been very much surprised, of course, if she had learned of her canonization ; but nobody knew about it save little Francis. He had a dreadful time finding a name for her, for there were so many saints already, that all the names were taken. At last, in despair he called her simply " La Santa Senorita. " In his earnest, intense little heart, was a shrine to her, very, very high, — for of all the people, she was the sweetest and dearest, and in all the world, he loved her best. His love had a wonderful strength about it, for such a tiny fellow — all his Spanish mother ' s warmth, mingled with his English father ' s idealism. Xow. when the Senorita passed him, he let his hand hang out in the aisle, and when her dainty dress brushed it, he gave a little shiver. Mary was in a hurry tonight, for she was going to pack her trunk. The moment school was out, she cast aside her thin veil of dignity, ran gailv across the sun-lit patio, and half-way up the stairs bumped into the old music-master carrying his violin. He smiled at her headlong haste. " Well, Miss Mary, are you so glad that you ' re going back to England ? " " Oh yes, I ' ve been crazy glad all day. I ' m tired of being a pedagogue, and cherishing my dignity. I ' m going home to walk the fence, and sit on the arm of my father ' s chair. " " Why don ' t you stay here, Miss Mary? " lie said with a sort of pleading persistence. " They need you. " " Why? " she said after him in amazement. " Why, because " Some hearts there be to which this life is only a round of happy days. " — Cleo Lichtenberger and Blanche Hamilton. 105 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK I don ' t want to. I ' m tired of it. I don ' t want to stay, " she said again, as though trying to make him understand. " That ' s not the true missionary spirit, child, " he said sadly. " I ' m not a missionary and I won ' t be accused of it, " Mary flamed hack at him. " I ' m just a plain First Primary teacher, " and, indignantly, she ran up the stairs. That night, with great glee and ceremony. Mary packed her trunk. In a woolly kimona, curled up on the floor in front of it, she was just folding the last ribbons and gloves; the little gold clock on the desk pointed to ten, and below in the street under the window, she heard the watchman ' s half musical, singsong cry, — " Ave Ma-ria Purissima. " Suddenly, in spirit-like silence, the door slowly and wierdly swung open, and in glided a little white ghost. For just a minute, Mary was startled, and her hands crushed the chiffon bow they held ; then she caught the wide, unseeing look in the little spectre ' s eyes, and remembered Francis ' sleep-walking propensities. She had never seen him do it before, and full of interest, she watched. In one hand, he held a hall of fish-cord, yards of it trailing behind him, and in the other, a pair of kindergarten scissors. He walked around the table once and then sat down on the floor and began to untangle the cord. " You see, Tomas, " he said presently, " this is a dreadfully strong cord — it cost two pesos, the ball did — but it ' ll need to be strong to catch the panadero; he ' s such a big fellow, he ' s almost sixteen you know, Tomas, and we ' re only seven. We ' ll have the lasso all fixed and hide behind the fountain; then when he comes near enough, we ' ll throw it over his head, haul him off his donkey, and then — behind the fountain, — we ' ll drink his blood. " Mary was almost convulsed at his solemn, sepulchral tone, and wondered much what the poor panadero could have done to call forth this deep-dyed plot. But presently she was enlightened. " I wouldn ' t care, Tomas, " he went on, " how much he called me a ' Gringo, ' for I am one of course, really, because my father ' s an Englishman; but I zvon ' t have him call the Senorita one, and make fun of her hair, just ' cause it isn ' t ugly and black like his. " I ' d be a fine knight, wouldn ' t I — I just won ' t have it, Tomas, I say, " he repeated passionately, at thought of the deadly insult to his beloved Senorita. For awhile, he undid knots and tangled places with vicious little jerks, and Mary watched himi with eyes that were both warm and merry. But when he spoke again, it was in a soft, changed little voice. " Tomas, do you know, I never told you, but she used to be my saint. But there ' s nothing you can do for a saint only just love it, and there ' re such a lots of lovely things that knights can do for their ladies — fightin ' and tournaments and things ; so when she told us the stories about the knights, I changed her to a Queen of Love and Beauty. " Tomas, do you s ' pose — , " and his voice grew still more soft and shy, " do you s ' pose she ' ll ever know that I ' m her knight? " Mary suddenly had a queer feeling that she ought to go out softly, and shut the door — and yet she stayed. " I ' d like to have her know, — but I can ' t ever tell her my- self — When you love people very, very much, Tomas, you ' re sort of afraid of them. And now if she goes away — but I don ' t be- lieve that Tomas; you ' re just mistaken; you don ' t know very much English of course, " patronizingly. " Anyway, " with a renunciatory little sigh, " it doesn ' t mat- ter after all. She doesn ' t have to know ; I can be just as good " Life is a series of surprises. " — The New Sororities. 106 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK a knight anyway. I — I don ' t mind of course, only sometimes she looks so far away, up there in front — and the really ladies re- warded their knights, you know, " longingly. " Tomas, do you s ' pose she ' ll ever — ■ " But with an impulsive cry, Mary ran to him; and the little knight, wondering, awoke to find at last his lady ' s garden. Quite a long time afterwards, the old music-master began to play on the house-top. Soft and insistent, the music floated down to them, and they climbed up together into the deep window seat to listen. The night was cool and dark, and they so high up and far away from the ground, it seemed that they were alone up there, with just the unseen violin, ft made Mary think of " On such a night " — " Lots of nights like this, when he can ' t go to sleep, he plays up there, " said Francis. The old man had once been first violin in a great orchestra; and tonight he was playing bits of operas, scraps of all the things that he used to play below the footlights, in the old days. Fitfully, the violin wandered from 11 Trovatore to La Traviata, from the Toreador Song to the Gypsy Bridal Chorus in The Bo- hemian Girl ; and then breaking off, it swung into the opening bars of the Faust March. Mary suddenlv shivered ; that was what the band had played the night Dick ' s regiment started away. All her life long, the sound of that march would flash the whole scene vividly before her. She saw again the station, the grey fog that shrouded all, and moving through it, the people, like crowds of giant shad- ows, wierdly tall. The lamps flared in the wind, and the train bells clanged. Down in the gutter, a little street waif was singing monotonously a barrack song he had picked up from the sol- diers, — " We ' re goin ' ome, we ' re goin ' ' erne, Our ship is at the shore, An ' you must pack your ' aversack, For we won ' t come back no more, " and she remembered how, even then, she had smiled at the incon- gruity of it. She felt again the atmosphere of excitement and pain and throbbing through it all, the music of the Faust March. The only things that had seemed real that night were her father ' s stern face under his officer ' s helmet, and Dick in his new uniform. The daughter of one soldier, and the sister of another — she had always been so proud of that. And then, with a sudden throb, she came back to the window seat, her half-packed trunk, and little Francis, half asleep on her arm. At last she saw what that other scene ought to mean to her, and why it had come again just then. " The daughter of a soldier " — that said itself over and over in her brain, and seemed to point accusing fingers at her. From the wall, Dick ' s jeering voice came down to her, " A Quitter, " and Mary looked up, startled, to meet his scornful eves. She turned away from them in pain ; and then the little knight ' s arms crept clingingly around her, and her hair dropped over his eyes. " The daughter of a soldier " — and out of the darkness and night there came a call to arms, and for the first time, her regi- ment was ordered to the front. The old violinist began to play God Save the Queen. With a long, shivering sigh. Mary slipped to the floor and pulled Francis down. I wish I had a girl. " — Quinton Burkhart. 107 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK and hung her pistol below ; then with a sob, she pulled down from the wall the picture of a little English manor and buried it under the sofa cushions. " What is it? " asked little Francis, looking wonderingly at the tremulous lips and over-bright eyes. " Is it a game? " " Come, let ' s go down to the Director. I must tell him not to send for my trunk. Yes, laddie, it ' s a new game, and I can ' t play it very well — just yet. " Ada Lenore Porter, ' 12. " Stand up, laddie. Every British soldier stands up, with his hat off, when they play that. " Only dimly understanding, his hand followed hers in the salute. Then with a shaky little laugh, Mary ran to the open trunk and drew out a little old battered soldier cap of her father ' s. " If I ' m to act the part, I may as well dress for it, " and she pinned her kimona with an army badge. Laughing whimsically, she pulled out the folds of the Union Jack around Dick ' s photo, ' Flirti ng is playing with fire and pretending it is sawdust. " — Mabel Edmondson. 108 AUDITORIUM NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK apple iUofi omg ' Twas a lovely clay in April, As I wandered from the village, From an Illinoian village, O ' er the fields towards the churchyard, O ' er the fields so green and cheerful. And the dandelions were blooming ' Mong the grass beside the violets, While the birds were sweetly singing, As they built their nests with gladness In the hedges and the orchards, Orchards full of apple blossoms — And the air was rife with fragrance. As I wandered slowly onward, Drinking in the scene of beauty, Glad to be among the living — For new life was in my being And new life was all around me In a thousand different stations — Came I to an old stile rustic, Overhung with apple branches, And the boards were strewn with petals, Petals white as fluffy snow-flakes. Too, the bees were softly humming, While a robin gayly chirped. As I sat me down and rested. Soon I heard the sound of footfalls, Looking up I saw a lady Dressed in robes of creamy whiteness, With a face so fair, yet solemn — One that spoke of heavenly longings, Of high thoughts of God and Angels. I had seen her on the Sabbath As she bowed her head in worship, And the image had stayed with me. Soon she spoke about the service, What a comfort was the sermon, How it helped to bear her burden, Gave her grace to trust the Master And be patient while He tarried. " True, " I said, " What is your burden? Will you tell me while we tarry, If no reason does forbid it? " " No, no reason does fo rbid it — But the world seems cold and selfish, And it has so many burdens That I would not add another. So I labor on in silence With the help the Giver gives me; There ' s no one in all this village Knows my life with all its windings — But they call me ' strange ' and ' cranky, ' An ' old ' maid, ' with all her queerness, Birds and flowers, cats with ribbons, Garden neat and cottage perfect — And so many other strange ways That they claim go with a ' spinster. ' " I give her all my roses. " — Fred Aurand. 110 NINETEEN TE " Well, if you must hear the story. And since you ' re to be our pastor, I will tell you. ' Tis the first time I have ever told the story Since I came into this village ; In that time the apple blossoms Twenty times have hung in fragrance, Twenty times the fruit has ripened And been gathered to the garner. " Yes — we lived within a cabin In Vermont, the state of mountains; And I grew to be a maiden Playing there in wood and clearing. Just beyond, within the valley, Was another modest cabin Wherein lived a youth so handsome, Ways so kind, and manly manners — That to see him was to love him. Often came he to our cabin, There he told that old sweet story, Told it ' neath the mellow moonlight, When the stars were twinkling brightly. As alone we wandered often — And the world to us was Eden. " But the soil was poor and stony, And ' twas hard to wrest a living From that clime so cold and sullen. So with many days of thinking. Many evenings spent in planning, Bade we each farewell one morning. And he set his young face westward " It is not art but heart, which wins the MILLIDEK T ' ward the Illinoian prairies. After weary weeks of travel Over there he picked a home-site, Labored long to break the tough sod, Raise a crop, and rear a cabin — So that Father then would let him Bring me to tins western country. Bring me to the home he ' d builded, Thereby prove indeed he loved me. " When the summer sun was sultry And the lowlands of the prairies. Filled the air with sickly poisons Fell my brave lad with a fever — So he died — his neighbors wrote me — Talking of me, and his cabin. On that high place in the prairie There they broke the sod and laid him, He the first in all that graveyard. Where SO ' many now are lying. Then when Father and when Mother Both had passed beyond the portals. Came I to this western village, Here to toil and make a living. Visit oft the grave of that one Who till death to me was faithful. And to him shall I be likewise. " As she ceased, the apple blossoms From the old tree drifted downward. And the air was rife with fragrance As we wandered home in silence. — James M. Lively. wide world over. " — Grace Thrift. ill NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ©rlanbtan Itterarp ocietp Colors and White Non Motto quis, sed quid Flower Marguerite Gold OFFICERS First Semester Second Semester President John Lyons Maurice Sly Vice President Flora Ross Lois Scott Rec. Secretary Mary Scott Laura Kriege Cor. Secretary Effie Morgan Julia Owings Treasurer. . . ' . Maurice Slv Arthur Niedermeyer Critic Blanche Good Flora Ross Prosecuting Attorney Everett Dickey Willard Gearen Chaplain Everett Gastincm Paul Wilhts Librarian Philip McGrath Pauline Williams f Mildred Shipp Lucile Fisher Arthur Niedermever William Holmes Marshals Verl Freyburger Miriam Conant Madge Blake Oscar Berrie Everett Dickey Lucile Fisher Clarence Flegel Floyd Freeman Pauline Williams Julia Owings Philip McGrath Willard Gearen Blanche Good William Holmes John Lyons Harold Kennev Laura Kriege James Lively Alex Long Paul Willits Elmus West MEMBERS Marshall Bell Mary Scott Mildred Shipp Maurice Sly Effie Morgan Edna Orr Mabel Medberry Burr Million Helen Moffett Everett Pinkstaff Grace Thrift Feme Pan- Roy Wentz Harvey Wood Ethel Primm Edward Ross Flora Ross Lois Scott Ethel Shore " I have a heart with room for every joy. " — Gladys Oilman. 114 Dwight Montgomery Arthur Niedermever Clarence Crumbaker Ralph Woodbridge Everett Gastineau Cecil Mc Reynolds Charles Tichnor Freyburger Oumbacker Parr Pinkstaff Oonant Flegel Primm Million Orr Sly Gastineau Kriege Woodbridge Thrift Gearen Ross Berry M. Scott Fisher Holmes Shore McReynolds Blake Lively Shipp Willits Williams Niedermeyer L. Scott Bell Klinefelter Lyons Kenney Good Dickey Wood Medberry McGrath West NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Edgar Allen Mary Baird Edith Bowyer Bounita Boyd Viola Bell ' Leo Brown filjtlomatliean Utterarp octetp Motto Virtus, et Amicitia Flower Red Carnation Colors Crimson and White Scientia, OFFICERS First Semester Second Semester ident Corwine Roach J. Ben Wand President Alice Henderson Mabel Williams Presk Vice Rec. Secretary Viola Bell Mary Eaton Cor Secretary Lillian Moore Jennie Young Treasurer. .- . Edgar Smith Harold Hampton Prosecuting Attorney Leo Brown Edgar Allen Critic Ben Wand Edgar Smith . . . Mary Baird Elmer Spence . . .Ellis Hudson Thekla Siebens ( Jennie Young Viola Bell ■ ' (Loyal Petrie Stanley Thayer Chaplain Keeper of the Archives. Marshals . Mary Carroll Cora Cockrum Alice Henderson Nina Durning Mary Eaton Mildred Elder Allen Fruit Harry Hadley Lucy Henderson Ellis Hudson Florence Kyser Homer King MEMBERS Marguerite Votaw Raymond Scherer Louise Stevenson Hubert Stephenson Winifred Davidson Ellsworth Jones Lillian Moore Harold Hampton Florence Page Loyal Petrie Ada Porter Corwine Roach Thekla Siebens Edgar Smith Robert Smith Elmer Spence Margaret Potts Stanley Thayer Ben Wand Edwin Wiggers Mabel Williams Jennie Young Roger Young " Too small, almost, for the life and gladness that o ' er-filled her. " — Caroline Lutz. 116 Petrie Porter Jones Stevenson Roach Bowyer Scherer Potts Hudson Elder Brown Henderson R. Smith Siebens Wand Eaton Allen Bell Thayer Moore Stephenson Baird E. Smith Henderson Hampton Williams King NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Jnter octetp Content Program Readings — " Jean Valjean ' s Victory, " from Les Miserables - Hugo Mabel Williams " A Lodging for the Night " - Stevenson Burr Million Original Stories — And the Greatest of These Arthur Niedermeyer The Scarlet and the Gray Ada Porter i Orations — ■ Our Heritage James Lively The Joust - Ellis Hudson Debate — Resolved : That the establishment of a system of Postal Savings Banks would be detrimental to the best inter- ests of the people. Affirmative Negative Corwine E. Roach John R. Lyons Loyal J. Petrie Everett L. Dickey T ' is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. " — Motto of the " Ladies ' Man. 118 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK tEfje literary league THE Literary League, an organization formed March 15, 1909, at a joint meeting of the Orlandian and Philo- mathean Literary Societies, has taken an active part as an organization this year. The purpose of the organization is to control joint enterprises and to dispose of such other matters as concern both societies. The inter-society contest is probably the event which led directly to the organization. This contest is strictly an inter-society affair, the contestants being solely from the two societies. Regarding it from this standpoint, the two societies felt that they should be permitted to control the contest and reap-the reward, if reward there be. The result of inter-socety control of the contest was evident by the good spirit manifested by the two societies. The two worked together harmoniously and the feeling of bitter rivalry, which had crept in just a little, was crowded out. The two societies shared equally the profits of the contest, and were thus enabled to place themselves on a good financial standing. Joint programs are occasionally held under the supervision of the League. This permits a program consisting of the best talent of the two societies, making it unusually strong and help- ful. The League is deeply interested in seeing a strong member- ship in both societies. Either society would be weak in the absence of a competitor, but both societies have been greatly strengthened by the partial union as brought about by the League. The following officers were elected for the year of 1909-1910 : Second Semester . Leo Brown . Philip McGrath . Mildred Elder . Burr Million Cleon Bell Roger Young First Semester President Everett Dickey Vice President Leo Brown... Secretary Flora Ross . . . Treasurer Corwine Roach Orlandian Representative Willard Gearen . Philomathean Representative. .Loyal J. Petrie " just a cheery word or two as you pass along. " — Viola Bell. 119 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Bramattc Srt Club OFFICERS President Secretary Treasurer Stage Manager Blanche Good Edythe Foster Ellis Hudson Alex Long- John Lyons Burr Million MEMBERS Burr Million Edythe Foster Ellis Hudson Alex Long- Marguerite Potter Edgar Stevens Edna Strader Pearl Tippett Ben Wand Lois Yoder " While we live let ' s live in clover, " — Miss McCaslin. 120 RICHELIEU NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK m c. a. President Vice President Secretary Treasurer CHAIRMEN Viola Bell Lois Yoder Mildred Shipp Maud Yarnell Louise Stevenson - Mabel Williams Julia Owings " Beauty is the first gift nature gives to women. " — Edna Davis. 122 OFFICERS Grace Thrift Madge Blake Flora Ross - Lillian Moore Religious Meetings Bible Study Music House Keeping Missionary Finance Posters NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ©. jw. c. a. OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Edward Ross Ellis Hudson Maurice Sly Tames Wasem CHAIRMEN Bible Study Membership Social Mission Study Music Advertising House Manager Everett Dickey Jesse L. Conel Corwine Roach Arthur Niedermeyer . Ben Wand - John Lyons Oscar Berrie " And both were young and one was beautiful 123 — E. Foster and P. McGrath. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Scolpte Club President Vice President Secretary Faculty Adviser (Ministerial Association) OFFICERS James M. Lively Irwin H. Ade Edgar W. Smith Prof. T. J. Meek MEMBERS ]ames M. Lively E. T. Aldrich Alfred Ford Irwin H. Ade G R. Webber Lloyd Meeker Conway Mann Chan Horn Maurice Ivins John R. Lyons Harry Scherer Elmer Spence E. F. Gastineau Edgar W. Smith " Right into her heart he won his way. " — Lucille Hunt. 124 Spence Meeker Gearen Ward Lyons Ade Lively Meek Smith Gastineau Scherer NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK COMHEJRCE AND President Vice President Commerce anb Jf tnance OFFICERS Everett Hodge Secretary Treasurer Edgar Allen Ray Rhines Everett McClelland MEMBERS Faculty Wm. Wilberforce Smith Albert T. Mills Sophomores Cecil Cox Roy Hamilton Edward Ross Seniors Juniors Elmer A. Riley Calvert W. Dyer Clarence Flegel Everett Hodge James Wasem Edgar Allen Edward Bishop George Byrne Clarence Hall Leo Brown John Johnston Everett McClelland Don Wickard Lawrence Myers Loyal Petrie Flovd Perry Grover Yoder Freshmen Orvillc Martin Ray Rhines James Walters Roger Young Harry Howenstine Roy Riggs Byron Merris Raymond Scherer Stanley Thayer " Shv she was and I thought her cold. " — Ilda Dearth. 126 Brown Cox Bishop Hal! Rhines Howenstine Hamilto Perry Holmes Flegel McClelland Merris Wasem Staley Allen Biggs Moorehead Hodge Myers Yoder NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Betmtmg Club OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer John R. Lyons Corwine E. Roach Paul E. Willits James M. Lively Estus Magoon John Johnson Ellis Hudson C. H. Flegel. J. Ben Wand Ellis Hudson Loyal J. Petrie Everett Dickey MEMBERS Everett Dickey Edward Ross Dwight Montgomery Roy R. Wentz Leo R. Brown Philip McGrath J. Ben Wand Loyal J. Petrie " Blessings on the man that smiles. " — Lee Moorehead. 128 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Lyons Montgomery Roach Brown Reynolds Dickey Millikin-Wesleyan Debating Team Millikin-Northwestern Debating Team Affirmative won by Wesleyan Negative — Millikin Affirmative won by Millikin Negative — Northwestern Resolved: " That the Experience of the United States has shown that a Protective Tariff should be continued as a National Policy. " Of course she has good taste for she accepts me. " — Edgar Nitchals. 129 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK J|ome economic Club THE Home Economics Club was organized in December, 1909. The membership is composed of the students 111 the school of Domestic Economy. The club has a two-fold aim: first, to provide an opportunity for the girls in the different classes to know each other beter, to create a close bund between those who are interested in problems of the home; and second, to serve as a connecting link between the school and the great number of individuals who are working along the same lines of home making in other institutions of learning, in the home, and in clubs. It is planned to have lectures upon different phases of Home Economics during the year. The regular meetings occur the first Tuesday of each month. Ruth Stevens Viola Bell Pauline Williams Esther Starr The officers are : President Vice President Secretary Treasurer " Woman is at once the delight and terror of man. " — Don Wic-kard. 130 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Wtyt Becaturtan John R. Lyons Maurice S. Sly J. Ben Wand ' J. Harold Hampton Editor-in-Chief Associate Editor Business Manager Assistant Business Manager THE STAFF Flora E. Ross Grace L. Thrift Edith Ward Bowyer Thekla Siebens Corwine E. Roach Arthur W. Niedermeyer Caroline Lutz Verl Freyburger Literary Literary Society Exchanges Athletics Jokelettes Alumni Locals " All that we ask is but a patient ear. " — Decaturian. 132 Niedermeyer Siebens Bowyer Roach Sly Freyburger Hampton Lutz Ross Thrift Lyons Wand NINETEEN TEN M ILLIDEK g tubent Volunteer panb President Secretary Gastineau OFFICERS Pierson MEMBERS Cordelia Pierson Ethel Shore Potts Lyons Cordelia Pierson Ethel Shore John Lyons Margaret Potts Louise Stevenson Everett Gastineau ' They gossip ' d side by side. " — ( In Library ) Miss Allin and cronies. 134 NINETEEN TEN M1LLIDEK Jtlen ' a lce Club President Secretary Business Manager Librarian Director OFFICERS I Dean V eirs Edgar W. Smith - J. Ben Wand - Curtis Busher Prof. W. B. Olds MEMBERS First Tenors Earl Bryant Edgar W ' . Smith J. Ben Wand D. A. Montgomery Edwin Davis Second Tenors Dean Veil s Harry Scherer Maurice Ivins . Ellis Hudson Orville Durnine Prof. Rugg L. G. Myers Lester Black Baritones Harold Kenney Curtis Busher Warren Stadler Ralph Woodbridge Douglas W right Alex Long Cecil Cox Basses Elmer Lyons Leo Brown Donald Gates Thomas Myers " He sent his parents money every week; he was a good young man. " — Edgar Stevens. 136 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK (Strl ' si (glee (Slufa Jennie Young Ruth Stevens Thekla Siebens Rowena Hudson May Croy Emily Gernand MEMBERS Grace Thrift Lois Wasson Florence Boyd Miriam Valentine Ruth Burks Jennie Young- Eula Ccrring ' ton Edna Strader May Croy Bernice Gher Valma Croy Beulah Lomison Mildred Elder Mabel Roberts Emily Gernand Ethel Shore Vera Gher Thekla Siebens Gertrude Henry Winifred Davidson Madge Hunt Rowena Hudson Alice Kriege Zoa Stine Evlenne O ' Heren Neva Welsh Dona Shipp Iva Zimmerman Vesta Vradenburg Marie Evans Ruth Stevens Mary Lippincott OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Librarian Assistant Librarian ' Never judge a man by his chest measure, his lungs may lie full of hot air. " — Merrill Colby. 138 NINETEEN TEN M1LLIDEK String ©rdjesrtra EDSON W. MORPHY, Conductor Caroline Powers Mary Hemenwav Ruth Lavery Oscar Pritchett Violins Harold McNabb Walter Oehler Herbert Jordon Electa Streevey Margaret McNabb Violas Ellis Hudson Lucien Mueller Nellie Alvord Hazel Dalton Reva Keagle Georgia Shaw Violins Ella Sargent Laura McNiel Carl Russell Deral Bartlett Lois Godwin ' Cello J. H. Dickey ' Whistle and she ' ll come to you. " — Jimtnie Wasem. 140 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Girls ' Octette Jeanette Trautman Grace Thrift Ulta Shuey Addie Bingaman Emily Gernand Lillian Keown Marie Gammon Eleanor Reqnarth Mixed Quartet Jeanette Trautman Edwin Davis Addie Bingaman Elmer Lyons Mixed Quartet Ulta Shuey J. Ben Wand Grace Thrift Warren Stadler Men ' s Quartet Edwin Davis Warren Stadler J. Ben Wand Donald W. Gates Students ' Violin Quartet Caroline Powers Ruth Lavery Mary Hemenway Ruth Bullard Miss Edna Childs, Pianist " College Spirit " — Squelched by Faculty. 141 ■ NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Kappa Delta Chi April 2 3 r 9°4 Delta Theta Psi October i. 1904 Alpha Sigma Theta October 6, 1904 Chi Sigma Phi October l 904 phi pi May 13, 1908 Tau Kappa Epsilon ...April 17, 1909 Beta Gamma Kappa • December 8, 1909 Theta Alpha Chi March 1. 1910 " A mirthful woman, one that delights in life.— Emily Powers 143 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK appa ®elta Cfn (LOCAL) Established April 23, 1904 Faculty Adviser — Dr. j. D. Rogers PATRONS AND PATRONESSES Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Walker Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Van Deventer Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Montgomery Mr. and Mrs. Luther Martin Mr. James M. Cowan Mrs. James Millikin FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Edward W. Ross James E. Wasem Seniors Roy M. Hamilton Everett A. Hodge Juniors Lester C. Ennis Willard K. Gearen Sophomores James Redmon Ray N. Rhines Edward A. Bishop George Byrne Freshmen Merrill Colby Marlyn Starr W. Senn Hoover Lee C. Moorehead Leslie Lewis Paul Montgomery Lewis Montgomery Ralph C. V anderhoof Amstead Staley Alonzo Reynolds Pledge Carleton G. Simcox " And we ' re all good fellows together. ' — K. A X. 144 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK lpf)a S tgma Tfteta (LOCAL) Colors Black and Gray Established October 4, 1904 Faculty Adviser — Dr. E. C. Woodruff Flower Violet PATRONS AND PATRONESSES Dr. and Mrs. T. W. Galloway Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lyons Mr. and Mrs. [. N. Ashmore FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Seniors Lovd Wallace John R. Lyons Juniors Floyd Perry Corwine Roach Harold Hampton Edwin Wiggers Loyal Petrie Ellis Hudson Sophomores Orville Martin Fred Aurand G rover Yoder Freshmen Archie Dunn Leslie Fuquay Orme Creie ' hton Stanley Thayer Clinton Rigg Donald Wallace Charles Williams Pledges Louis Hull Harold B. Kennev Lynn Taylor Cleon Bell ' A pretty woman is a welcome guest. " — Alpha Sigs. 146 Martin D. Wallace Thayer Roach Lyons Hampton Wiggers Kenney Hull L. Wallace Rigg Yoder Williams Petrie Perry Creighlon Taylor Fuquay Dunn Aurand NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Prof, and Mrs. A. T. Mills Prof. E. A. Riley Seniors Everett L. Dickey Maurice S. Sly Philip McGrath Juniors James M. Lively Don Wickarcl Sophomores Thomas B. Myers Harvey A. Wood Jesse L. Conel Leon Myers Arthur W. Nieclermeyer Everett W. Pinkstaff ®au appa €p£tlon (NATIONAL) Established 1909 Faculty Adviser — Prof. A. T. Mills PATRONS AND PATRONESSES FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Prof. Grace Patten Conant Prof. Isabella T. Machan. Freshmen Floyd Freeman Harold McFarland William Holmes Frederick Joel Harry Scherer Pledges Clarence C. Crumbaker Ralph Woodbridge Axel P. Johnson Conarcl Golbrath Fred Johnson ' Love me, love my frat. ' — T. K. E. 14S Freeman L. Myers Woodbridge Lively T. Myers Scherer MeGrath Wood Crumbaker Pinkstaff Holmes Wickard Dickey Joel Niedermeyer Sly NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK (LOCAL) Established October i, 1904 Faculty Adviser — Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Hessler PATRONESSES Mrs. A. R. Taylor Mrs. A. W. Conklin Mrs. John A. Montgomery Mrs. Robert Mueller Miss Buckingham Miss Nita Clark Mrs. F. T. Wells SORORES IN URBE Myrtle Rugh Dorothy A. Pyatt Katherine Trautman Erma Anderson Mary Hostetler Mrs. Alice Baker File Delia May Field Mrs. Ruth Bicknell Walker SORORES IN FACULTATE Irene Flandlin Louise Guernsey Juniors Edith Bowyer Pearl Tippett Esther M. Starr Caroline S. Lutz Grace L. Thrift Special Marion Kadish SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Sophomores Marie Scott Jessie Patterson Norma Council Pledges Florence Page Katherine Holmes Freshmen Marie Freeman Helen Page Lucille Hunt Lucy Curtis Lois Davidson Ruth Nicholson Adelaide Bingaman " His laughter seems to pour from him in floods. " — Prof. Mills. 150 Scott Starr Handlin Thrift Tippett Freeman p ag e Holmes Hunt Council Bingaman Nicholson Patterson Curtis Davidson Lutz Guernsey Kadish Bowyer NINETEEN TEN MILLLDEK Senior Ethel Rogers Juniors La Rue Neisler Cleo Lichtenberger Ilda Dearth Beatrice Bishop Blanche Hamilton Mary Lippincott Sophomores Jewel May Edna Davis Gussie Jacobsen Cfn H tgma $f)t (LOCAL) Established October 13, 1904 Faculty Adviser — Dr. James B. Shaw SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Freshmen Bessie Jacobsen Nellie Melchers Mamie Fletcher Vesta V radenburg Gertrude Henry Special Helen Mills Pledges Lena Moore Margaret Deacon Grace Bottrell Margaret Mills Davida McCaslin SORORES IN FACULTATE Bonnie Blackburn Ruth Stevens Marie Francis White Caroline Carr SORORES IN URBE Leoti Swearingen Florence Dearth Ethel Lichtenberger Mrs. I. L. Sears Mrs. Dwight Young " Match factory. " — Chi Sig House. 152 M. Mills Moore Neisler H. Mills May Davis Henry G. Jacobsen Bishop Fletcher Lippineott Lichtenberger Deacon Rogers B. Jacobsen Stevens Hamilton NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K Colors Garnet and Steel Gray mi p ( LOCAL) Established May 13, 1908 Faculty Adviser — Dr. W, W. Smith Flower jacqueminot Rose PATRONS AND PATRONESSES Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Irving Miss Ada Lindsey Mr. and Mrs. John Hogan SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Seniors Bessie Armstrong Flora Ross - Louise Stevenson Junior Blanche Reclmon Pearl Grady Effie Morgan Laura Kriege Helen Moffett Sophomores Freshmen Jeanette Trautman SORORES IN URBE Ina Wornick Irene Leiby Pledges Rowena Hudson Helen Heald Anna McNabb Julia Owings Mary Scott Blossom Reclmon Marie Shuck Celia Still " A hit, a very palatable hit. " — Senior Stunt. 154 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK pleta (gamma Sappa (LOCAL) Established January 10, 1910 Colors Flower Blue, gold, and black Lily of the Valley Faculty Adviser — Miss Eugenia Allin PATRONS AND PATRONESSES Dr and Mrs. J. C. Fisher Mr. and Mrs. Chas. F. Bachman Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Stultz CHARTER MEMBERS Junior Freshmen Madge Blake Edvth Foster Hazel Krack Sophomores Hazel Dalton Oscarine Pruitt Fern Parr Mildred Shipp Verl Freyburger Pledges Dona Shipp Eugenia Klinefelter T ' is well to be off with the old love before you are on with the new. " — Roy Hamilton. 156 Freyburger Klinefelter Parr Blake Pruitt Foster Dalton Kraek M. Shipp D. Shipp NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK (LOCAL) Established March i, 1910 Colors Lavender and White Flower White Chrysanthemum Faculty Adviser — Miss Grace Patten Conant Mrs. George R. Bacon Mrs. Sheridan Johns Mrs. Jane Johns PATRONESSES Mrs. W. L. Shellabarger Mrs. W. W. Smith Mrs. G. F. Eckhard SORORES IN FACULTATE Anne M. Boyd Miss Maude J. Burrows Miss Trenna J. Miller Mrs. Frank Curtis SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Juniors Margaret J. Miller Miriam Conant Frances Baker Edith May Sophomores Freshmen Sylvia Fiske Mary Prestley Marie Schaffer ' Not so pretty as her mirror pictures her to herself. " — Girl from Tennessee. 158 Schaeffer Miller Baker Conant Fiske Prestley May Boyd NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ®f)e Umbersrttp $otoer pant THE University Power Plant occupies the two east rooms of the Machinery Hall, the building located directly north of the Liberal Arts Hall. A battery of four 125 horse power, fire tube, Atlas Boilers is installed in the east room. These boilers furnish steam for the heating of the buildings and for the running of the engines. During the cold days of winter this room presents a busy scene. Why should it not, when from three hundred to three hundred and fifty tons of coal are burned monthly during the severe weather ? The two engines and dynamos are installed in the other room.. " The Little Girl, " a o ' xio " Chuse Engine, directly con- nected with 25 K. W. Wood Generator, is the pride of the en- gineers. She is to be depended upon and the men have perfect confidence in her. Why? For the same reason that a teamster has confidence in his team, or a man has confidence in his family horse. Great was the sorrow when " The Little Girl " died on Feb. 5, 1910. Died? Yes. Her crosshead broke, knocked her stuffing-box cut and forced the piston through her cylinder head. " Big Liz, " the other engine, is an Ames, directly connected to a 50 K. W. General Electric Generator. The engineers do- not have much confidence in " Big Liz. " She is too much like a " Missouri Mule. " One minute she may be trotting along smoothly, and the next she may be galloping or cutting all kinds of capers. But with kind words and gentle touches ( with a hammer or a wrench), the men generally keep her going The dynamos furnish the light for all the buildings, as well as the power for the motors used in the different departments. The dynamos must carry their greatest load on the evening of Exhibition Day, when they are run at nearly full load. There must be no " hitches " at this time, for all the light and power used comes from them. E. V. Chapman (better known as " Chappie " ) is the chief engineer. " Chappie " received his engineering training in the Apprentice Course of the University, and, as has been said, " grew into the position of chief engineer. " E. D. Nitchals, of the class of 1910, is the Assistant Engineer. " Nitch " has held that position for three years ; at the same time taking the Electrical Engineering Course. How man} ' of the students have spent at least tbirtv minutes in those two rooms — the rooms, from which come the light, power and heat, without which our scholastic work would be nearly an impossibility during the winter months? If you have not visited the Plant, do so before you again " knock " on the heat and light. Visit the Plant and ask questions of the engineer. Notice his work and possibly you will see a few things that will cause you to forgive him for the lack of heat, that day last winter when you shivered a little while listening to that lecture on " Cal. " or that discussion on " DeQuincy as an Opium Eater. " " Wonder if some students couldn ' t get more out of sunshine than moonshine. " — Ed and Grace. 1 GO POWER PLANT I COACH ASHMORE NINETEEN TEN M1LLIDEK atretic gtasoctattcm JAMES N. ASHMORE, Physical Director OFFICERS E. W. Ross Marie Scott - E. L. Dickey D. A. Montgomery C. W. Dyer President ist Vice President 2nd Vice President Secretary Treasurer MANAGERS Football Assistant Football Basketball Track- Baseball Tennis L. S. Wallace - Floyd Perry - George Byrne E. W. Smith R. M. Hamilton Corwine Roach FACULTY MEMBERS Dr. A. R. Taylor Dean J. D. Rogers Coach Ashmore Dr. J. C. Hessler Prof. W. H. Varnnm C. W. Dyer ' One man in the scrimmage is worth two on the side lines. " — Ruth Steven: 164 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Football, 1909 F. Wasem Rhines Gear en Jones Basket Ball, 1909 A. Ross Reeter Yoder Perry Miller Base Ball, 1909 Benton H. Muses Hamilton Shackelton B. Lehenbauer P. Smith J. Wasem Track, 1909 T. Myers E. Smith L. Myers " A man ' s a man for a ' that. " — Edgar Allen. 165 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK fells Wahoo ! Wahoo ! Rip ! Zip ! Bazoo ! I Yell ! I Yell ! For J. M. U. Who Can ? Who Can ? If anybody can, Millikin. Oskey, Wow, Wow! Skinny, Bow, Wow! Millikin ! Millikin ! Wow ! O, o-o-o-o, Wow ! O, o-o-o-o. Wow ! O, o-o-o-O 1 , Wow ! Millikin ! Millikin Wow ! Halla baloo ! Rah ! Rah ! Halla baloo ! Rah ! Rah ! Who rah ! Who rah ! J. M. U. rah! WIGGERS WILKINS ' A man ' s mind is known by the company he keeps. " — Edwin Wiggers. 166 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK VarSttp Jfoot pall ®eam Gearen Center Wacaser, Rhines Left guard Yoder Ri £ ht tackle F. Wasem Ri g ht end Hamilton Right " Halfback Nichols, Starr Fullback Richmond Left halfback Smith Left end Johnston : Left tackle Reeter Left guard p en -y . Quarter SCHEDULE, SEASON OF 1909 Millikin o U. of I., 23 Champaign Millikin 5 t Lake Forest, 5 Decatur Millikin 5 Washington U., 29 St. Louis Millikin 10 Knox, o Decatur . . . Millikin 32 Lincoln, o Lincoln Millikin 16 Monmouth, 6 Monmouth Millikin 5 Wesleyan, o Decatur Millikin 17 Shurtleff, 15 .Decatur ' A thoughtful man. " — Willard Gearen. 168 Cranston Starr Hamilton Rhines Smith Myers Ashmore iCoach; Johnston Wacaser Gearen Reefer Yoder Wasem Richmond Perry Nichols NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Eetueto of tfje S easton DURING the past season Millikin reached the highest mark in her football history by tying Lake Forest for champion- ship of the minor colleges of the state. Confidence in MiHikin ' s Athletic prowess, which had reached a low point, had been renewed by Mr. Ashmore ' s return to the University and the coming season was looked forward to with great expectations. The final outcome more than realized these hopes. was exceedingly sharp and fast, leaving both sides with mingled feelings of chagrin and joy. Hoover, a new man in the bine and white, who had shown ability, was injured during the early part of this game and forced to retire for the remainder of tile season. The game with Washington University at St. Louis wa s a disappointment from the view point of score, but displayed the The result of the opening game with the University of Illinois at Urbana indicated that the team had ability and should successfully cope with the remainder of its schedule. Altho the final score was heavily against us, Millikin more than held her own during the first half, making in all a very satisfactory show- ing. ddie Lake Forest team, which was met on the Millikin field the following Saturday, were strong and fast and came on the field full of confidence, anticipating an easy victory. It was soon apparent that the teams were fairly well matched and the game splendid mettle of the team when they played without a sign of quitting until the close of the game, although it could easily be seen that there was no possibility of winning against the decisions of the referee. Trick plays and forward passes were a feature of the Knox game, the winning of which was practically due to the excel- lence of the Millikin team in these plays. During this game and the rest of the season Millikin ' s play was characteristically modern. Charleston Normal having canceled a date, Lincoln College " Ao- e cannot wither, nor custom stale, her infinite variety. " — Blanche Redmon. 170 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK was played at Lincoln, the game being easily secured by Millikm. The result of the next game, which was with Monmouth College at Monmouth, was very gratifying to Millikin supporters, as we had never before been able to beat Monmouth and had twice lost the championship of the state to them. Weslevan came with a strong team and a good record and justified the apprehension that had been raised by holding Millikin to a low score. Although Millikin played a good game, the work of the team lacked the championship form that had been characteristic of the entire season heretofore. Shurtleff was a dark horse, for although it was understood that they had a strong team, nothing could be gathered from the " dope. " This game was a fitting climax for the season. Shurt- leff depended almost entirely upon the old style of play, while Millikin played modern football throughout the game, excelling in the forward pass and onside kick. The outcome was very doubtful until the close of the game, Millikin securing the extra points by the ability of Reeter to kick goal. The weather was ideal and the attendance was the largest in the history of the in- stitution. We feel justified in praising the excellent work of Captain Richmond, whose consistent, nervy playing was not excelled by any man on the team. Hamilton, the only senior on the team, who for three years had been one of our most heady, consistent players, closed his football career with a season of brilliant play- ing. He was awarded a position on the All-State team by a num- ber of authorities. Ours is a most confused world. " — Math Class. 171 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ersJonnel of tfje ®eam ROY HAMILTON " Hammy " has been the standby of the Millikin team for four seasons. He has been tried in several positions and made good in every one. His punting has made him a valuable man in many games in which punting was strongly relied upon. He has been equally successful in hand- ling the forward pass. Innumerable times " Hammy " has succeeded in tackling an opponent who had broken through the line and was making rapid progress to- wards the goal line. He owes the largest percent of his long end runs and touch- downs to his efficient use of the " straight- arm, " which is almost invincible. Hammy has been awarded a place on the All-State Eleven by reliable critics. He is a gradu- ate this year and Millikin suffers the loss of her strongest man. CHARLES RICHMOND Captain Richmond not only proved himself to be an efficient captain, but also to be an efficient halfback. He played, however, on the defense, part of the sea- son. His playing was marked by his con- sistent line bucking, and his faculty for making holes. He has played three seasons and has never been taken from a game on account of injury. " Begone dull care, thou and I shall never ag 172 ree. " — Marie . JOHN JOHNSTON " Big John " showed his ability in the past season at left tackle. He played every game with a de- termination to win. He weighs 1 80 pounds and promises to be one of the stars in the coming season. Johnston was also awarded a pos- ition on the All-State Eleven. He has been chosen captain for the team of 1910. GROVER YODER Yoder found his place at right tackle, and played a consistent game. He is unusually successful in making holes in the line, and in breaking up plays. Yoder is the " big man " of the team, weighing 190 pounds. He was awarded a position as tackle on the All- State team by Coach Ashmore. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK FRED WASEM " Fritz " comes from Alton, where he has had some experience on the Western Military team. He is speedy and played a hard game at his position at right end. He succeeded in recovering an on- side kick which won the game from Wesleyan. WACASER Wacaser comes to ns from Illi- nois, where he payed on the fresh- man team. He found his place at left guard and played a persistent game. He has plenty of weight, and knows where and when to use it. Wacaser should have no trouble in being one of the stars in the coming season. FLOYD PERRY Perry, cmarterback. guided the team towards the coveted goal- line with a success worth}- of comment. His judgment is excel- lent, and he usually sees the best move. Perry is the smallest man on the team, weighing 130 pounds; his tackling, nevertheless, is sure and effective. CRANSTON Cranston aided the team much by his encouragement and by getting them in physical con- dition for the hard games. He is an efficient instructor in Box- ing and a thorough student of physical condition. Besides his knowledge of Boxing he thor- oughly understands Foot Ball, having previously trained the Urbana High School Champion- ship Eleven. He is a man of great spirit and enthusiasm and fires the men to strenuous effort. " The forced smile which we put on in company " — Flarvey Wood. 173 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK WILLARD GEAREN " Wiley " is probably one of the best men Millikin has ever had at center. He is fast and plays a hard and consistent game. We are expecting great things from Wiley in the coming season. RAY RHINES " Babe " is another one of those big fellows whose defense is like a stonewall. He is fast develop- ing into a good player. He played guard most of the time and will have no trouble in holding that position throughout the season of 1910. GUY NICHOLS " Nic " comes to us from E. I. S. N. S. He played a strong game from beginning to end. He was unusually gifted with the ability of being at the right place at the right time. He was sure in his tackles, and efficient with the for- ward pass. Coach Ashmore places him at end on the All-State Eleven. WILLIAM REETER " Big Bill " has rapidly devel- oped into a valuable player. He played guard most of the season, and guarded his position with zeal. Bill is able to keep the ball located throughout the game and when a fumble is made he is usually there. He kicked the goals which won the Thanksgiving game from Shurt- leff. We are placing much con- fidence in Bill for the coming season. ' The little mite thinks itself the whole cheese. " — Leslie Fuquay. 174 NINETEEN TEN MILL1DEK Vaxxity page pall Ceam Mayes-Lehenbauer Moses-Shackleton Smith H ami lton- Johnson Wilkins Wasem ( Capt ) Benton Johnson-Hamilton Hackenburg Catcher - Pitcher First Base Second Base Shortstop Third Base Center Field - Left Field Right Fie ' .d SCHEDULE SEASON OF 1909 April 17— Millikin U. of I Urbana May ! — Millikin Lincoln College Decatur May 8— Millikin . C. B. C St. Louis May l5 __Millikin Charleston Normal Charleston May 18— Millikin Wesleyan Decatur Mav 24 Millikin Charleston Normal Decatur May 27— Millikin Wesleyan Bloomington j une 1— Millikin Bradley Peoria June 2— Millikin C. B. C Decatur " Our favorite gem — the diamond. " — Baseball. 176 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Eebteto ot tfje g ea3cm BASEBALL of 1909 did not attract much attention at Mil- likin. With a lack of coaching and insufficient practice be- cause of inclement weather our team did not reach its usual standard. Coach Hoopes ' first call for material was answered by twenty-five men— contestants for position on the team. Several old men were back, with plenty of new material to fill in. Results were fruitless. The spirit manifested was lacking both in earnest- ness and true college fight. In brief, Baseball results were the same as shown in other lines of sport. Our schedule opened with a practice game with Illinois. We were severely defeated, but the game proved beneficial in many ways. Among the ten games scheduled a possible four were played owing to unconditioned weather and canceled con- tracts. Millikin Baseball fans do not care to relate the past but are looking forward with hopes for a winning team in 1910. We know " Jimmy Ashmore " both as to what he can and will do. Therefore results will be shown. Several " M " men are in school, including Capt. Reeter, Smith, Johnson, Wilkins, Ham- ilton, and Wasem, constituting the nucleus around which to build a new team. Nichols, Garvey, Starr, Wacaser, Taylor, Turpin and Lewis, are new men who have entered school with reputations. The twirling department looks strong with Freeman, Nem, Wacaser, pitcher last year on Varsity Freshmen at U. of I., and Welsh, a local Y. M. C. A. man. Manager Hamilton has suc- ceeded in arranging a strong schedule, which as completed to date is as follows : Peoria Decatur Decatur Bloomington April 9— Millikin Bradley April 22— Millikin Knox April 25— Millikin Arkansas April 29— Millikin Wesleyan May 6— Millikin Id- Freshman Decatur May 14— Millikin Bradley Decatur May 23— Millikin Wesleyan Decatur Ma ' v 30— Millikin Charleston Charleston j une 4 — Millikin Airdue Lafayette Our message to you is, " Watch Millikin ' s 1910 Baseball team. " ' I was won by the gentle light which played in his keen blue eyes. " — Edith Bowyer. 178 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Broad Jump, High Jump Distance Runner Hammer and Discus 50, 100 and 220 yd. Dashes Pole Vault Broad Jump, High Jump Mile and Half Mile Mile and Half Mile Hurdles Hurdles Shot and Discus Shot and Discus SCHEDULE, SEASON OF 1909 May 22 — Millikin vs. Illinois Wesleyan. May 29 — Millikin at Peoria (Inter-Collegiate). June 5 — Millikin vs. Illinois College. Dean Veirs (captain) Grover Poole (manager) Tom Myers Edgar Smith Carl Brunsman L. Myers Floyd Perry Edward Moody Roy Hamilton Paul Smith Lester Ennis Ray Rhines The most exciting thing that ever happened to me took place last 180 — Loyal J. Petrie. Scherer R. Smith Khuns King Reeter Kenney L. Myers Veirs P. Smith Bell Wasem Ashmore (Coach) Wiggers Wallace L. Myers E. Smith Perry Stables Hampton NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Eebteto of tfje g ea£on CONSIDERING circumstances, the track team was fairly successful. Davenport, captain of the team, and point win- ner in the clashes, was unable to participate in track events. Elmo and Waldo Drake, middle distance runners, two of the strongest men on the team, entered the University of Illinois. Dun Wallace, who made a good showing in the long distance runs in 1908, was unable to take part. With these conditions and only a remnant of the old team, the outlook was a little discouraging. The team began work in earnest, however, and some very valuable new material was dis- covered. Tom Myers entered the field events and strengthened the heretofore weak point in the team. He was easily the point winner of the season and promises to break one of Millikin ' s records in the coming season. He succeeded in winning the inter-collegiate hammer throw at Peoria. Edgar Smith, a new man in the dashes, won his share of the points, and is a very promising man fur the coming team. L. N. Myers made good in the broad and high jump. Myers is a new man and made a close second for Veirs. Carl Brunsman made a good successor to Shumway in the Pole Vault. Moody, a new man, was ver y efficient in the long distance runs. The first meet of the season was scheduled at Terre Haute, being a tri-meet between Rose Poly, Indiana State Normal and Millikin. The meet was called off after three events, on account of rain, Millikin holding second place. Veirs was chosen as tem- porary captain to preside over this meet, and was later elected captain to succeed Davenport. On the 22d of May the team lost to Wesleyan at Blooming- ton by a score of 69 to 42 . Veirs was the individual star of the meet, making a total of 18 points. Millikin sent five athletes, Veirs, T. B. Myers, L. N. Myers, Edgar Smith and Brunsman, to the second annual inter-collegiate track and field meet at Peoria, May 29th. T. B. Myers won the hammer throw with a record-breaking throw. Total number of points made by Millikin was 7 1-3, placing her in sixth place. The last meet of the season was held on Millikin field, with Illinois College on June 5th. Millikin lost with a score of 84 J to 27 Y , winning only two first places. T. B. Myers won the hammer throw with a big margin and Edgar Smith placed first in the 440 yard dash. " Speech is great, but silence is greater. " — Pauline Williams. 182 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK racfe 3 ecorb£ Events Name Place Record 50 yd. dash H. K. Davenport Decatur 100 yd. dash H. K. Davenport Decatur 220 yd. dash H. K. Davenport Decatur 120 yd. hurdles D. E. Moeller Wesleyan 220 yd. hurdles E. Drake Wesleyan 440 yd. run D. R. Lehman Decatur 880 yd. run E. D. Morrow Wesleyan 1 10-1 23 18-2 27-2 5i-4 59-2 Mile run H. G. Porter Decatur Shot put D. E. Moeller Wesleyan Discus D. E. Moeller Monmouth 105 ' Hammer W. VanGuilder Decatur 129 ' Pole Vault Ira Sprague Decatur 10 ' Broad jump Dean Veirs Peoria 20 ' High Jump Dean Veirs Wesleyan 5 ' 4:48-. 38 ' -io ■ 4 . 2 ■1 1 ■ 6 " A priceless thing. " — A Bid. 183 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Cracfe Jtteet MILLIKIN VS. WESLEYAN MILLIKIN VS. ILLINOIS COLLEGE Millikin Wesleyan Mile Run 3 Half Mile Run. 440 Yd. Dash. 220 Yd. Dash 100 Yd. Dash 50 Yd. Dash 3 220 yd. Hurdles 3 120 Yd. Hurdles 5 Pole Vault 3 High Jump 2 Broad Jump 5 Hammer Throw 5 Discus 3 Shot Put o Total 45; 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 iy 2 3 5 5 8 .66 2 Millikin Illinois College Mile Run 3 5 Half Mile Run 3 5 440 Yd. Dash 5 3 220 Yd. Dash o 8 100 Yd. Dash o 8 50 Yd. Dash o 8 220 Yd. Hurdles o 8 120 Yd. Hurdles. 3 5 Pole Vault 4 High Jump 1V2 Broad Jump 3 Hammer Throw 5 Discus o Shot Put o Total 27 2 4 6y 2 5 3 84 2 STATE MEET AT PEORIA Knox 36 1-3 Bradley 20 T " 3 Monmouth l 9 Wesleyan 16 Illinois College 10 Millikin 7 l 3 Illinois Normal 4 Lincoln 3 Hedding 1 Eureka 0 " There ' s mischief in this man. " — Carleton Simcox. 184 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Varsrttp gasket Pall ®eam Byrne Nichols Reeter Hall Nichols, Brown January 10 January 14 January 24 January 28 February 12 February 19 March 5 Mill Milli kin 1 Milli kin 14 Milli kin 33 Milli kin 15 Milli kin 40 Milli kin 23 Milh kin 37 Guard Guard Center Forward Forward Schedule, Season of igio Illinois College 30 Jacksonville M William and Vashti 45 Aledo .Eastern Illinois Normal 29 Charleston .Illinois Wesleyan 39 Blooming-ton Illinois Weslevan 21 • ■ ■ .Decatur .Eastern Illinois Normal 10 Decatur " Love, and you shall be loved " — Mamie Fletcher. 18G Brown Reeter Starr Ashmore (Coach) Hall Byrne Nichols NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Eetneto of tfje g ea£cm THE Basket Ball season of 19 10 has been, in every respect, the most successful in the history of Millikin. The team had a schedule including the fastest minor college teams in the state, and acquitted itself nobly, winning four out of the seven games played. One of these victories was over Illinois College, a team which had a record of not losing a game until Millikin turn- ed the tide. During the losing period the first of the season, not a mem- ber of the team can be accused of quitting. Every man played with all his strength from beginning to end. The men who played the season through deserve credit, both for their steady playing, and for missing their supper every practise evening. Coach J. N. Ashmore deserves much praise for the success- ful season. When he took charge of the squad, many of the boys had never looked inside of a rule-book. Nevertheless, from these the coach made a winning team, the first in the history of Millikin. The students supported the team this year better than ever before, and for the first time the manager is not compelled to report a large deficit. There is only one thing lacking to make a championship team here next year, and that is a gymnasium. With a gym- nasium the team will have more time to practise, and the mem- bers will not be compelled to join the Decatur Y. M. C. A. in order to get a try out for the team. Let every student boost for a gymnasium ! " Woman is fickle and always changeable. " — Bee McConnel. 188 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK OR the first time in recent years Millikin, is able to boast of a well organized tennis tournament between the faculty and student body. Early in the fall, the three courts were put in first class shape, and every day saw them full of prospective champions. The tournament was arranged through the efforts of B. H. Buck, to decide the rivalry between the members of the faculty and the student body. Both sides had a number of proficient wielders of the racquet. The matches throughout were evenly and closely contested ; it was often a single serve that decided the game and set. Owing to the inclemency of the weather, the tournament was brought to a close before all of the finals had been played. At the time of closing, the students were ahead in the singles with a score of 6 to 5. Wallace, as expected, proved himself the star in singles for the students, while among the faculty members, Olds and Woodruff played the best game. The playing of these two men was a fine exhibition of the game. The former perhaps used better judgment in the game than any other player, while the latter played the most scientific game ever seen on the local courts. In the doubles, the faculty members were in the lead by score of 13 to 11. At the close of the season Olds and Rugg held first place, with Mills, Gunnison, Cole and Woodruff closely following. Wallace and Long proved the best student team, with Buck and Aurand second. With the interest taken in the fall in tennis, it is to be hoped and expected that from now on Millikin will have her share of point w inners in a series of inter-collegiate tennis tournaments. We can easily find a place in such a tournament if we but pro- duce a team that such a contest would demand. ' O, the world hath not a sweeter creature. " — Mary Lippincott. 189 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK OTomen ' department of $fjp£tcal draining THE aim of physical training for women is more than a mere body training; it is to educate and train the body to express the inner self. A woman should have not only strength, but grace. This grace should remain with her, not only in the gymnasium class, but it should grow with her, be- coming a part of her. MISS MOLLIE GKUB.SL Physical Director of " Women The courses in gymnastics for women embrace hygienic, cor- rective, and recreative exercises. This includes free gymnastics, fancy steps, clubs, wands, dumb-bells, and games. The public exhibition of this department is seen each year in the May-pole festival. " What is so great as friendship. " — Helen and LaRue. 190 THE MAYPOLE NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Contributors Literary Cecil Lucian Cox Charles Record Ada Lenore Porter Josephine Schlademan James Lively Irene Handlin Louise Guernsey Helen Mills. Harry Farrell W. H. Varnum Walter Isaacs Art Rowena Hudson Lucile Fisher Arthur Niedermeyer William Banfill John Lyons Julia Owings Gertrude Dansby Alberta Montgomery Rena Seyfer Helen Healcl Fred Webber " A blessing she is, God made her so. " — Professor B. Miller 192 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Rogers and Clark Original Story Ada Lenore Porter Brown Debate - Dwight Montgomery Inter-Society Contest Orlandian Inter-Society Original Story Ada Lenore Porter, Philomathean Inter-Society Reading Burr Million, Orlandian Inter-Society Oration - Ellis Hudson, Philomathean Inter-Society Debate - John Lyons, Everett Dickey, Orlandian Millidek Original Story Josephine Schlademan Millidek Poem - - - James Lively Millidek Full-Page Art Piece Gertrude Dansby Second Prize Julia Owings Millidek Head Piece Harry Farrell " Trust thyself; great men have always done so. " — Dean Veirs. 193 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK iWemortal to Qtommp We miss thy kind honest face, O Tom! Thy figure bent, and thy smile of cheer, Thy beckoning hand as we pause to hear Thy voice ring out, " The track is clear. " Thou wert a man with the mission blest Of life to save, of joy to invest; And oft we hear these words expressed, " He was a man who did his best. " ' I was known and pointed out for the pattern of an idler. " — Fred Shackletoi 194 14. Registration clay. New herd arrives. Pay in ad- vance causes panic. First meeting of the " Rubber-neck " brigade at the bulletin board. 15 Clarence walks home with May. 16. The " old " girls of Y, W. C. A. entertain the new o-irls at tea. Chi Sigma Phi tally-ho ride. Clarence walks home with May. 17. Annual Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A. reception. Prexy informs new students what time to go, how long to stay, and how to act. Old students don ' t need it. C. F. walks home with M. C. 18 Daisy Payne entertains Chi Sigma Phi at a Golden- rod tea, announcement party. Clarence distracted at 12:05. May has gone home without him. 19. Death of Professor Stevenson. 20. Lits meet for first time. Philos have a spread. Louise Stevenson entertains Phi Pi and friends at an in- formal thimble party. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Funeral of Professor Stevenson. Schedule of classes in Biblical Literature announced. 23. Annual fight over Senior election. Dwight ' s eloquence gains the day — Lyons wins out. First " Dec " appears. 24. Chi Sigs patronize the Nickel- odeons. Changes in schedule of classes in Bib. Lit. 25. Annual appearance of Soph Proc- lamation — Freshmen panic-stricken. Classes 1 in Bib Lit. to meet in Council room. Phi Pi 24 tally-ho ride and picnic at Fishing Club. Orlandian wiener-roast. Dwight and Williams enter- tain the crowd with vocal selections. Kappa Delta Chi initia- tion. Everett Hodge dines sumptuously on a glass of water. 28. Freshman : " Can you show me the way to the River Styx? " Chorus of Sophs : " Right this way, sir. " 29. Long, Martin and Williams say that they have economized on barbers ' bills for several months to come. Wiener-roast at Lincoln Park, Alpha Sigma Theta. Pledge day for Chi Sigma Phi. 30. Pan Hellenic rules adopted by sororities. To be great is to be misunderstood. " — Prof. Rouse. 197 1. Sophomore class election. Alpha Sigma Thetas de- feated. 2. Millikin vs. Illinois on Illinois field. A delegation of sixty enthusiastic rooters from Millikin. In spite of five chaperones, Helen Heald and Alex manage to enjoy the Mine tosrether. Simcox decides to take several girls along next time to supply the demand at Illinois. 5. " Booster ' s Stag. " We wonder if Leap-frog is an essential to college enthusiasm. 6. Doctor Cook appears on rear platform of train at Wabash crossing — " Where kindred spirits meet " — e. g., Burr and Helen, Jimmie and Addie, May and Clarence, etc. Y. M. C. A. thermometer, subscriptions for new members. 8. Freshman class election — Alpha Sigs again de- feated. 9. Paste this in your hat — Millikin 5, Lake Forest 5. 11. Meeting of the Literary League. Officers elected. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Chi Sigma Phi entertained at Mechanicsburg by Edith Hampton. 12. All " kid " faculty appear in faculty meeting for first time. Kappa Delta Chi line party at " Prince of Tonight. " Alpha Sigma Theta, ditto. 13. First notice of Senior " bug bear " — thesis. 14. Nothing doing. How strange! 16. Annual flower-shower for Prexy ' s birthday and for his and Mrs. Taylor ' s wedding anniversary. First Senior class meeting. Big crowd out! Reunion of Phi Pi. Reunion and annual slumber party of Chi Sigma Phi. Millikin vs. Washing- ton — " Never defeated ' cept when we ' re cheated, then by no ; team at all ! " 18. D. A. M. had a good-looking girl at Lit. 19. Miss Allin has laid aside her " rat. " Prexy gone — Seniors rejoice in Psych class. N. B. Senior boys have chapel 20. Doctor Kellogg unexpectedly leads chapel — ( Mr. Kaueper plays while the doc- tor prays). N. B.. Senior boys have meet- ing after chapel — something doing. 21. Rain! Jimmie Wasem and Addie B. out strolling. 22. Prexy and the Dean return from the Presbyterian Synod at Lake Forest. The President reports how they lost Doctor Rogers and he turned up at home. The Dean reports how they lost the President — and he turned up at Ferry Hall ( Woman ' s dormitory). ( N. B. No chapel meeting of Senior boys). Con- cert by Walter Damrosch Symphony Orchestra of New York. 23. Refreshments served in Senior English. Menu, milk chocolates. Count the score for Millikin — 10! for Knox o ! Big celebration ( ?) of bon-fire on Millikin campus. Excitement and enthusiasm runs riot (???). 24. Paul Willits and Ed Ross attend Y. M. C. A. convention in Champaign and have dates Sunday night to church. 25. Kappa Delta Chi " Coal brigade. " 26. Prexy gives his annual talk on Amusements. Senior president solemnly swears to abstain from pool. 27. Wiggers spends chapel time t. ; ad- vantage cleaning his finger-nails. Miss Scott 23 and Miss Fisher in company with two Orlanclian gentlemen go to town to select new curtains for Orlanclian hall. Be careful, children — appearances are often deceitful. ' " I 28. Miss Allin gives spicy talk on " Sunshine and Smiles " in Y. W. C. A. Recital by Miss White and Mr. Gallup. Miss White receives chrysanthemums. 29. Second Annual Hallow-e ' en party for Y. W. C. A. 30. Gingerbread and apples served in Senior English. Kappa Delts rule that Marie Freeman shall not call up Hamiuy more than three times a day. nor talk more than one-half hour at a time. Annual Hallow-e ' en party. Alpha Sigma Theta. 31. Pinkie returns to supper after walk with Miss Heald : " Gee, everything tastes sour! " " I must trouble vou again. " — Class Dues. 199 1. After a month ' s perseverance. Maurice Sly finally got a date to Lit with her — by proxy. 2. Doctor Galloway gives lecture in chapel on " Tuberculosis " — Profs, all leave platform. Open house, Kapp a Delta Chi. 3. Final party of rushing season. Phi Pi, Delta Theta Psi entertain at dinner. Chi Sigma Phi in- formal. 4. Prof. Rugg buys out Davis ' supply of candy. We wonder — who? A delegation of eleven Millikin girls leave for Y. W. C. A. convention at Galesburg. Freshmen wiener-roast. Homer K., with several other Freshmen gallants, goes to office at 5 :3c to get names of some Freshmen girls, to make dates for the evening ■ — " Hurry calls! " Fourth-year Prep wiener-roast and hay-ride. Payne-Young wedding. 5. J. R. L. has a new suit on ! ! NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK 6. Scene in Senior English class: (Knock at door) — Miss C — ■ " Now, children, when Mamma has company at the door, she doesn ' t want thirty children hanging at her skirts. " (Candy served. ) " Please pass the candy to these little children (J. R. L., C. E. R., J. B. W. ) so they ' ll quit their whining. " Millikin vs. Monmouth — Score, 1 6-6. We ' re getting there! 8. Dwight gives away the Senior stunt. Dark murmurs of " Duck him! " g. Pledge day for sororities. Rapid transition from " you dear, sweet girl, " to " you hateful old thing! " io. Prexy calls at Chi Sig house at 10:30 and asks for Mr. Kaeuper. 11. J he time, 1 1 :oo P. M. ; the place, Catholic Ceme- tery ; the girl, B. McConnell. 12. Miss Allin holds en- thusiasm meeting for girls. First number of lecture course. Governor Hoch of Kansas. 13. Senior English class -feasts on intellectual rather than I " physical matter. Mr. Johnson recites Burns. Millikin vs. Wesleyan — 5-0. Another stride toward State-championship. Alpha Sigma Theta informal. 14. Professor Gunnison buys out Brodess ' supply of candy. Has the faculty had a raise? 16. Prexy gone to New York for a week. Noticeable " loit- ering of friends " in the corridors. 17. " O you Senior stunt ! " " Wad some power the giftie gie us, to see oursel ' s as others see us. " So thev kissed and 18. Week of Prayer for Colleges ob- served by Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A. this week. 19. Dean Rogers omits chant and prayer for first time in history. " When the cat ' s away, the mice will play. " 22. Miss " Spick-span " to Lit without D. A. M., in spite o f fact that he inform- ed us he could not be there, and therefore she would not. 23. Dear Prexy is back. 24. " Millidek day. " " Off for the Turkey-fest. " The end of it all — Stevey takes Fairbanks home for Thanksgiving made up. 25. Millikin vs. Shurtleff, 17 — 15. Hurrah for the cham- pionship! Professors Gunnison and Varnum entertain a num- ber of the faculty at a Thanksgiving dinner at the St. Nicholas hotel. Kappa Delta Chi stag for alumni guests. Alpha Sigma ilf! Theta annual Thanksgiving din- ner, followed ' by a dance. 26. Ed Ross spends vacation in the country, learning to shoot. He can now hit a turkey ( when its legs are tied ) . 28. Kappa Delta Chi recep- tion at Suffern Hall. ! • 30. Arthur Niedermeyer goes up town with Mother to buy Christmas presents. " Tale of a Night-Shirt " — E nuf Sed. U-No-Y. ' November 9th. " — Girl ' s Color Rush. 201 1. Prexy courteously invites the man from New jersey and the girl from Tennessee to keep quiet dur- ing chapel exercises. 2. Mr. Kaeuper evidently had a spread — he is discovered in a grocery store buying various articles for refreshment. 3. Another graft— Y. W. C. A. sandwich sale. 4. Professor Rouse appears on the street witV something in the shape of a cigarette in his mouth. Great excitement ! On closer examination, it proves to be only a toothpick. 6. Joint Philo and Orlandian program. Leo Brown appears on debate : " I object to Miss Hender- son ' s acting as judge on the grounds that she knows my points. " 7. Sophomore class party at the Commons. Kappa Delta Chi sleigh ride. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK 8. Latest out — New " frat for women, " Beta Gamma Kappa. Girls of Aston Hall are serenaded by the Glee Club. 9. Professor Rouse and Seniors receive telephone calls — " 1861 auto " — " Won ' t you bring the children up to see Santa Claus? " ic. Inter-Society con- test. Each society un- corks its " bottles of personal magnetism " at the rate of six to five in favor of Orlandian. 11. President a n d Mrs. Taylor entertain with an informal re- ception for Seniors, entertain faculty and students at their an- Elmus offers to exchange a dress-suit for a 10 14. Seniors nual reception, date. 15. " And the day after " — Seniors adjourn to lower corri- dors to enjoy " left overs. " 16. Chi Sigma Phi Christmas party. 17. Delta Theta Psi, Phi Pi Christmas parties. Prof. Theophile J. Meek becomes a benedict. The best of friends must part — A merry Christmas ! 18. Jim Lively, evangelist, assisted by John Lyons, soloist, hold a two weeks ' siege at Latham, and stir up the sleeping souls thereof. " Mama ' s pride, father ' s joy. " — Monty 203 J (V NS.B ■) 3. Alpha Sigma Theta dance at Suffern Hall. 4. Miriam Conant returns with a coronet reinforce- ment. How fearfully and wonderfully ' tis wrought ! 5. Prexy hack, one day late — unexcused absence. 6. Miss Norma Council entertains Delta Theta Psi. 7. Where? Y. M. C. A. What? Pork and beans. 8. Senior sleigh-ride— tame— hoys included. Latest invention— patent pending— the Aston Hall tray— bob-sled. Chief demonstrator, Miriam Valentine. 10. Wesley Bone goes skating — accident. Bounita shows great heroism. Miss Helen Moffett entertains Phi Pi at a chafing dish party. 11. Resolved: It is not well to whisper in chapel. Signed— Marie Allen, Sidney Declman. Fourth year academy class goes coasting. 12. Bess, armed with a tape-line, waylays all Seniors. NINETEEN TEN MI LLIDEK 13. Junior caps appear. Prexy visits the library in absence of Miss All in. " Now, Miss Page " — Miss Russell, Miss Fletcher and Miss Page leave precipitately to study German ( ?). 14. Mrs. Smith entertains Phi Pi. Kappa Delta Chi entertains at Country Club. 15. Pop-corn served in Senior Eng- J lish. Bounita " plays hooky " from Milli- " clek meeting, and " goes hooking " with Ellis. 17. Prexy has his " beloved slouch " cleaned at the Greek ' s. 18. Lecture Course, Quartet of Artists in Song Cycle Program. Prof. Meek and wife occupy a box with Prexy. 19. News that Miss Allin has resigned — weeping and wailing and gnashing of teeth. 20. Bill and Jimmie Redmon on time in English for second time this year. Hearty applause. Mildred Shipp entertains Beta Gamma. 21. Final call for Millidek pictures. This is no joke! Maurice takes Laura to the poultry show — and the roosters crow in applause. 22. Delta Theta Psi at home to all sororities. Arthur Niedermeyer entertains Tau Kappa Epsilon at a " Travel Party. ' 25. Professor Rouse returns from Harvard, where he has been in quest of his Ph. D. degree. 26. Exams — These are the times that try men ' s souls. 27. Freshmen Chemistry exam — " Pride goeth before a fall. " 28. Freshmen Math exam — " From all evils ye shall not be exempt. " Poor sinners. 29. Post Exam Jubilees — What ' s the use? Misses Blanche and Blossom -« Redmon entertain Phi Pi.. Mrs. Anna Magill Sears entertains Chi Sigma girls. Another travel party for Tekes by Arthur Niedermeyer. Alpha Sig informal. Kappa Delt- informal. ' Such a bright pretty little girl. " — Bessie Jacobsen. 205 1. Registration day. Dean Rogers signs all our schedules with his new fountain pen. 2. Flegel all swelled up over his ulcerated tooth. James Lively has washed his hair. Logic class: Prexy welcomes the engineers into our midst. 3. Johnny wears a blue polka-dot tie. 4. Seniors appear in caps and gowns. 5. Paul Smith attends all his classes on this date. Great consternation among his professors: Chi Sigma Phi tea-party at Chi Sig house. 8. Brown debate won for fourth time by a member of the class of 19 10. Rogers and Clark contest. 9. Mrs. Palmer lectures on " Art Appreciation " in chapel. We are all on the lookout for " purple cows " and " impossible sunsets. " 10. Domestic Science girls serve dinner to the women of the Farmers ' Institute, in gymnasium. Chi Sigma Phi indoor party at Sunnysicle. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK 11. Bill Redmon recites in History on " The Whisky Rebellion in Pennsylvania. " Prof. Mills : " A very brilliant recitation, Miss Redmon " — Even Mr. Lively compliments her. Brotherhood banquet at the Grace M. E. church. 12. Julia Owings entertains Phi Pi and friends at a Valentine party. First Basket- ball game of the season. Millikin 40, Wes- leyan 21. Jimmie and Addie appear more in- 2 terested in each other than the game. 13. Telephone calls for Madge Blake: No. 1 — - " Say, Miss Blake, I got an invitation to Beta Gamma Kappa party. Who invited me? " No. 2 — ame query. No. 3 — Same etc. Beta girls to Madge : ' Say, have yon got an answer to your invitation? " 14. Valentine parties, Orlandian, Beta Gamma Kappa. " Kid-party " at Aston Hall. 15. Chapel talk on use of tobacco. Miss Allin looks bored. Dean Rogers tells us about the time he walked twenty-five feet in one step — and he a Local Option man ! 16. Four Seniors called up for talking in chapel — Brethren, these things ought not so to be. 17. Miss Allin ( to visiting guests inspecting the library) — Paul Willits " Yes, my flock behaves pretty well when I ' m not here. You see, I have them well trained. " Does she know ? 18. Tekes entertain, a Wash- ington-birthday party. " Moving day in Jungletown " for Millidek. board. 19. Seniors attend the Basket ball game in a body. Millikin 23, Illinois College 20. Championship in sight, plays in the scrub game — " A Giant in bootees. " 21. Philomathean party. 22. Washington celebration — A treat (?) to all students. Profs appear as Modern Minute-Men, and take up over six minutes each with their wonderful eloquence. 23. Altho Psychology is a thing of the past, we still see McGrath, Strader and Hammy " pegging away. " 24. Miss — (unmarried lady professor) announces at the office — " Last night I dreamed of attending my husband ' s funeral ! ! ! " (Moral ). 25. Seniors have picnic dinner in Orland- ian hall — a solemn feast. Millidek board dedicates new room with Welsh rare-bit — a solemn feast ( ?). 26. Prof. Rouse yawns continually in chapel after ALllidek meeting Friday night — not being used to late hours. Recital in Ex- pression by Prof. Gunnison ' s pupils. 28. Election of Literarv League. " Just a kid, and like all kids — kiddish. " — Blossom Redmon. 207 1. Miss Allin ' s last clay — Boo hoo! Mr. West duly notified by every Senior to wear his cap and gown on Wed- nesday, so that this time he will be sure to get in the Senior picture. 2. Men ' s Glee Club give their seventh annual render- ing of that old favorite, " Nut Brown Maiden " — this time with variations. Theta Alpha Chi is sprung on an innocent public. 3. Formation of the girls ' " Booster club. " Students attend revival services in a body — and shock the visiting evangelists with their noisy demonstrations. 4. Alpha Sigma Theta Annual. 5: Where are the violets? Millikin vs. Charleston Normal — Easy money ! 37-10! " Refreshing " interval be- tween halves. 8. A clean towel in the boys ' locker-room. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK 9. Have you noticed Mr. Wood ' s hair? He has at last succeeded in train- ing it, after diligent application of band- ages for the past six nights. 10. Signs of spring — hay-time for the dreamer and the idler. it. Recital by Professor Gunnison ' s advanced class in Vocal Expression. 12. Prexy announces silent prayer in chapel— Giddy Freshman : " Lord, send me a man ! " 14- Aston Hall girls At Home to faculty and friends of the University. 15. Philip Henry is cultivat- ing the new " artistic " style of hair dressing. How long did he have to tie his up ? 16. Amstead Staley, late to frat meeting, was seen carrying a paddle to the frat house today, tion ? 17. Kappa Delta Chi Formal at the St. Nicholas Hotel. Y W. C. A. tea at noon. Colors of the " Irish fraternity " appear. Is there any casual connec- 18. Unusually large enrollment of campustry classes this year. Kappa Delta Chi Formal at Suffern Hall. 19. " Molybdite " Williams nar- rowly escapes annihilation from explos- ion, in the wee hours of the night. Chi Sigma Phi At Home to patronesses. 21. Miss Conant and Professor Mills entertain Tan Kappa Epsilon. Ed Ross fined twenty-five cents for saying " Amen " in Lit. 22. Home Economics Club en- tertain the girls of the University at a unique reception. Kappa Delta Chi Junior— " Uncle Wesley " Bone. Professor Shepherd wears his straw hat today. 24. Delta Theta Psi Annual at Y. W. C. A. We all ap- preciate the great generosity (?) of the faculty in giving us three zvhole days for recuperation from our strenuous labors. 29. Bounita takes sudden interest in botany — Cuts classes to hunt violets with Ellis— but, strange to say, returns without any. 30. Mr. Bone the only faithful one! Now don ' t get ex- cited — the only one to wear his cap and gown to chapel. 31. Ende gut, alles gut! " I am Art ' s own true lover. " — Delia Wilson. 209 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK fttje g tubent lament Now, they ' ve gone and done it, And we ' re mad as mad can be, For they ' ve gone and took Miss Allin Clean away from yon and me. And we miss her ! how we miss her ! Miss her forty times a day. But there is no use a-fretting For Miss Allin ' s gone away. And no more we ' ll hear her tapping And no more we ' ll hear her say, " This room is meant for study, Meditation— not for play. " No longer does she tarry On the threshhold of her door, When the hall is full of students And the chapel hour is o ' er.. " It is time you were dispersing, " With vigor she would say — " Of talking you have had enough To last you for the day. " Then the door would close behind her, For we had her learned of late Twas best to do the bidding Of the " cop " of " 38. " " She is gone, but not forgotten, " As the other poets say — But we ' re feeling awfully gloomy For Miss Allin ' s gone away. — Lucile Fisher -Comb down his hair; look! look! it stands upright. " -Roger Young. 210 r NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Mentor pci)tc gmrbep In the year of our Lord 1910, A. D.. in the year of wonder- ful discoveries and marvelous happenings, an instrument was in- vented which surpassed in ingenuity and accuracy of operation any machine constructed within several decades. Professor John E. Rouse, of the Department of Psychological Investigation, is the fortunate but modest originator of said invention, and it is through his earnest endeavors that the Psychic X-ray machine has been installed in the James Millikin University. " Professor Rouse, in experimenting with it, found that minds " most suscep- tible to its influence were those at an advanced stage of maturity and development, and consequently, the best results could be ob- tained by " probing " the minds of Seniors, disclosing to view the innermost contents of their brains, and especially, the main ideas found therein. It was our good fortune to unearth certain data which our methodical professor had acquired during his in- vestigations and we quote directly from his documents: " Item 1. Only such data can be focused on magic screen as are clearly and distinctly portrayed in original specimen. " Item 2. Certain data discovered of rare and individual quality — a great index to character of victim. " Item 3. The greater the brain capacity, the less the number of ideas found therein, and vice versa. " Item 4. A prevailing tendency discovered in species of male sex to have ' ladies on the brain ' . " Following data collected from brains of members of class of 1910. (N. B. In certain cases the victim was conscious of investigation and responded by immediate presentation of pre- vailing idea; in others, unconscious response, resulting in mere focusing of certain relevant facts pertaining to character, occu- pation, etc. ) : Amrstrong— Domesticity, without, however, any evidence of the tender emotions or longings toward a " home of her own— " Senior pedigrees. Item — The latter seemingly a present worry, but liable to decay in a short time. ' Love of crowd betrays poverty of individual resources. " — Our Society Girls. 213 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Bone— Will Lottie B. Cook? Item A surprising revelation from such outwardly unsuspicious indications. Boyd— The " wassers " and the " issers, " with particular refer- ence to tennis. Item— Irrelevant details, not in keeping with her psy- chologically constructed cerebrum, Cockrum— Overwhelming, complete and inexhaustible knowl- edge. Item— Extraordinary absence of extraneous material in association centers of frontal cortex. Cox N. B. Brain could not be properly focused ; seemingly a remarkable example of species " scatter-brain " — but discov- ered a few straggling rays of : Psychology, cigarettes, ath- letics, corner drug-store, et cetra. Dickey — Debates — The Girl ! Item— Ideas seemingly concentrated in equal propor- tion mi only two things, other interests " inhibited. Flegel— " The Infernal Millidek! " Item— Sudden and immediate conscious response— seemingly no alternative idea whatever. " And am like to love three more if it prove fai Good— Matinees. (Provided: They must B. Good). Item— Other ideas struggling for presentation, but overbalanced and outweighed by this one. Hodge— " Would a tan or an olive green suit go better with my complexion? " I tem — Brain rather thin, allowing for only light and frivolous ideas. Hamilton— Personal Liberty — Freeman ! Item— Fine specimen, idea emphatically engraved upon brain tissues. Jones " I dream of the hours away from home, and wonder if " Auer " will ever be " ours. " Item — Conscious response, portraying clearly trend of ideas. Lyons— Proof-sheet Decaturian — Jacksonville — date-books — " Resolved that— " " Brethren, I beseech thee— " " All in favor of that motion — " etc. Item— A multiplicity— a very jumble of ideas in rapid succession; brain too full for successful experi- ment. r weather. " — Cory Wilkin. 214 NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K McGrath — Limericks and jokelettes — Psychology shark, 96%!! Item — An ever present worry, accounting for absence of other thoughts. Montgomery — " Am I Prim enough? " Item — Brain exceedingly large in proportion to speci- men with " shifting tensions " in perfect equilib- rium. McReynolds — Item — No results obtainable — rays twisted into shape- less contortions by heavy shock of hair. Moore— Thesis— Millidek—Y. W. C. A. " duns " — exemption from all exams. Item — Most remarkably clear and logical set of ideas yet discovered. Apperceptive centers in cortex highly developed. Nitchals — " I wonder if I couldn ' t play the ' Gulp ' in the class of 1910? " Item :Seemingly irrelevant, explainable by reference to abo ' ve-named member of class of 1909. Pierson— Steaming pot over bed of coals, surrounded by dancing cannibals. Item — An example of focus of future rather than present ideas. Potts — Woman ' s College, Jacksonville — and out East. Item — Example of focus of past, rather than present ideas. Rogers — My sorority. Item — Concise, characteristic of person. F. Ross — " If only this Millidek work would turn my hair gray. I ' d feel repaid tenfold for my labor. " Item — Conscious response, revealing erroneous com- position of ideas. E. Ross— " My wife— " Item — An unstable specimen, containing no one idea for any length of time — The series at length re- duces to one intelligent concept. ' Such a lightsome thing is she. " — Bertha Danzeisen. 215 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK S] y _Co m posite picture of numerous girls, evolved from fumes of H2 SO4. Item— Brain tissues well-nourished, m striking con- trast to remaining phy sical structures of specimen. Stapp — Engineering — my life work. Item— Clear-cut unity of ideas, no conflicts. Stevenson— " I can cook and I can sew, but not for any man I know. " Item— Amalgamation of character and occupation, re- sulting in single concept. Strader— " Why don ' t the men propose, Mamma, why don ' t the men propose? " Item— An undercurrent of thought, winch dominates all others. Tooker— " Will I ever find a man as tall as I? " Item— Unsuspected revelation— appearances often de- ceive. Wallace — Katherine — Item Written in indelible grooves upon the brain. Wasem — Item— Predominating idea self-evident; does not re- quire investigation through psychic rays. Welch— Delia— Biology— Delia— Biology— Delia— et cetera. Item — Another example of equal distribution. Wilson— Art— Paul— Paul— Art— Paul- Item— On account of numerous hair-apparatus and ob- structions, only two dominant ideas could be ex- posed, thought it is strongly suspected " there are others. " West- Item— Cerebral cortex too thick to allow any rays to escape, opaque reflection on screen. " A still small voice. " — C. A. Creighton. 216 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK £tmertcfe£ A man in the faculty named Rouse Was taller than the very douce When Prexy was away. The seniors were gay Because Rouse was then Man of the House. A foolish young- woman named Clara, Tooker was the rest of her name, I declara- Just worried and worried, And kept herself Hurried — Because she was tall — and so narra. Good is good, thot our Ed Ross, But with Thrift there will he no loss, So he took Grace In Blanche ' s place And now he s wondering why Blanche ' s cross. A young man named Orme Called often at the " dorm " In love so quick, With our Miss Dick That Lady Valentine raised a storm. From Schermany comes our Dutch Laura Who is never afflicted with sorrow. We call her Sunshine And it fits her just fine. Because troubles she never does borrow. The Home Economics Club gave a dinner Which all reported was a spinner ; Headed by Miss-Miller It certainly was a killer — But the thin seem to be getting thinner. " His very foot hath music in it. " — George Byrne. 217 NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K jf acultp Taubebtlle (A) Overture— " A different kind of necktie every day, " School of Music Orchestra, conducted by Hermann H. Kaeuper. (B) Introduction, with explanations and apologies, Robert J. Kellogg. ( C ) Legerdemain. Dr. Shaw. By means of the Fourth Dimension he can remove the inside of an egg without breaking the shell. (D) World famed Hypnotist, Albert Taylor Mills. He can put you to sleep before you know it. Peaceful, dreamless sleep ' (E) Comedy sketch entitled, " In the second stage of Herpicide " or, " Going, Going, Gone, " Henry Clay Stanley. (F) " Girl at the Helm, " or " The Power that Rules the Home " John Charles Hessler. (G) Illustrated Song, " Watching the Blue Smoke Curl, ' Minor Walden Gallup. Fatima Fiend. " One ' s studies do so interfere with (H) One Act Farce, " On the Honeymoon Trail, " Theo- phile Meek. (I) Patriotic Song, " My Country Tis of Thee, " Harold W. Cole, the Little Girl Impersonator. (J) " The Road To Yesterday, " or " Why Socrates Curled His Hair, " Jimmie Rogers. (K) " Accidents will happen, " or " Why I have the Bright- est Students, " Grace Patten Conant. (L) If any of the audience is still present, Prof. Gunnison, of the Chair of Public Speaking will recite, " There, Little Girl. Don ' t Cry. " (M) Automaton. Positively the first appearance of the only living specimen, Johnnie Rouse. (N) Finale. Prexy in the Ten O ' Clock Waltz. the regular college course. " — Burr Million. 218 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK «£ffi§ Umbersrttp Jfnftrmarp Patient Disease DeForest Fairbanks . . .Chronic Spring Fevei Remedy Remarks Enforced Vacation ) I Absolute Rest J Recovery not possible. D. Montgomery Swelled Head ' Brick Poultice Incurable E -_ West.. Chronic Grin Not discovered Harmless Mial Lamb Natural Slowness Persuader from behind Born late and never caught up " Polly " Williams Superflous Virtue Time Will be outgrown Madge Blake Enlargitis of Heart Sour Pickles Improvement with age Everyone at Times .Broken Pocket-book Good friend Misery suffered in repeated attack Wilki " S sfied Hunger [f L T.:. jo—tine indefinitely Don Lawson Drowsiness Alarm Clock. . ' Must be a Repeater Alarm " He must have received a mucilage can the way he sticks around. " — Lynn Taylor. 219 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Conneb i ere anb Wytxt Merrill Colby : " I like a second-hand book, they have so many good references. " Prof. Rouse (to Dyer) : " How ' s your little Southern girl? " Dyer: " Which one? " K Prof. Mills— " Reflecting upon these things is what makes my face so long — " We often wondered. ?, Dr. Rogers (commenting on Miss Allin ' s new position): " It takes half a page in the Review for her picture and they only eive me a two inch square. " ° v President of Normal ( in talk in Chapel ) : " Over at Lincoln there is an institution where they have ' nt sense enough to shovel dirt. " , . Prexy: " You mean the asylum— you know there is a college there, also. " Miss A. : " Who is this Paul Montgomery? " Miss B. : " O, don ' t you know him? He ' s a quiet, studious little fellow. You ' d never take him for a Kappa Delt. " •e Lively (telling a favorite joke to Million) : Million : " Oh, that has whiskers on it. " Lively: " Well, that is more than you can say for yourself. Humorous Editor— " Any Teke jokes? " MacGrath — " We have three men in love. " " Pinky " (smiles coquettishly ) : " I guess more than three, Phil. " , Prof. Rouse (at brotherhood banquet, convulsed w ith laughter) : " You would think Miss Strader would vastly prefer to be home studying her Logic than wasting time serving down here. " " My history is a unique sort of book. " — Axel P. Johnson. 220 NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K Three Twins Merry Widow Sham Madame Butterfly Music Master Golden Girl Gay Morning Glories ©trectorp of tfje Brama Scott, Fisher and Morgan Mrs. Colegrove " Their name is legion " Louise Stevenson Prof. Kaeuper - Clara Tooker - " Dorm " Girls The Man of the Hour Red Mill ' Because they are not evening stars) ( O you grind !) John Lyons Estus Magoon Top of the World " Dr. " Lottie Cook ( See Joke Editor if you need this explained ) Chorus Lady Builder of Bridges Matinee Idol (25 cts.) Goddess of Liberty Winning Miss Golden Butterfly Deserted at the Altai- Fighting Hope Ruth Crossman Civil Engineers Blanche Good Lady Valentine Edythe Foster Lulu Dick May Croy Millidek Board ' Everybody ' s a bore to somebody. " — Everett McClelland. 221 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Kappa Delt ' s Alpha Sig ' s T. K. E ' s Delta Thet ' s Chi Sig ' s Phi Pi ' s Beta Gam ' s Theta Alpha ' s lettuce Club Let ' s rough-house Let ' s give a dance Let ' s take up a collection Let ' s work up a case Let ' s stick together Let ' s do something original - Let ' s call a meeting - Let ' s ask Miss Conant " And when before the low Amen Fell from aloft, how quickly then The sents came down with heavy rattle, Like musketry in fiercest battle. " — At Chapel " Her golden locks were " When the lessons and tasks are all ended And the school for the day is dismissed. The little ones gather around me To bid me goodnight and be kissed. " — Dean Rogers. loosely shed about her ears. " — Eva Held. NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K 7 ? _ e " Pi department of Jf ustftng Faculty Advisers— William Varnum, Davida McCaslin Division I. Elementary (Puppy Love). Introductory course for Freshmen, giving general view of the whole subject, and introducing fundamental principles. Division meets three times a week. Daily Study : — Ruth Cameron ' s Daily Chit-Chats. Division II. Advanced. For specialists. Laboratory apparatus, fraternity pin or a diamond ring. Course includes daily strolls to Lincoln Park or Wabash Bridge Division III. Open only to graduate students who expect to make this their life work. Text: " My wife and I. " Prof. Theophile Meek. Corwine and Edith Loyal and Lucille Ed and Grace Fred and Jess Carle and Lena Edna and Gates Charles and Ruth Paul and Delia STUDENTS REGISTERED Yow and Mildred Alex and Gertrude Lee and Winnie Carleton and Pearl Dwight and Ethel Maurice and Laura Hammie and Marie Bill and Lucille Corry and Fern Lynn and Helen Wesley and Lottie Ned and Elizabeth Edgar Allen Viola Bell Lucile Bragg NEWLY INITIATED Jimmie and Addie Other references furnished by Faculty Advisers. APPLICANTS FOR MEMBERSHIP Earl Bryant Cordelia Pierson Don Wickard Homer King Miriam Conant E. Gastineau Mial Lamb Jesse Conel Chan Horn Shima Kurozawa Mabel Medberry Cora Cockrum ' Too young for love. " — Lena Moore and Carl Sirhcox. 223 NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K Bebtcatton of t )t J ojmrne iWonfeep Umbersttp bp ®ebtrp 3 oo ebelt {Extract from The Jungletown Herald) HIS has been a great day in the educa- tional circles of Jungletown and has marked a large advance towards higher education in Africa. It is the culmina- tion of several years of effort upon the part of the Monkey citizens of Jungle- town to raise funds for the erection of, the Johnnie Monkey University which now stands in the western part of our city as a monument to the cause of loftier learning. When the dedication committee learned that the eminent Teddy Roosevelt was to tour Africa, they immediately got in communication with him, asking that his itinerary be planned to go through Jungletown and that he sojourn in this city long enough to deliver the dedicatory address of the Johnnie Monkey University. The committee was very much gratified to receive his willing acceptance and since then have spared no efforts in elaborate planning of the dedication exercises which were carried out so successfully and satisfactorily today. Great crowds began coming to this city very earlv in the day to attend the exercises. Large delegations of monkeys and other student creatures came from the sister colleges in this section of the country. Besides these, great companies of country and forest inhabitants arrived. Among the distinguished guest ' s were Dr. Jocko, Professor of Modern languages at Congo College and President Gorilla of Monkeyburg Normal School. The entire faculty of Lionlair High School attended the dedication in a body. the crowds of animal creatures viewed the During the day ' My life is like a stroll upon the beach. " — Corwine Johns. 225 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK buildings which had been made possible through their gifts. Every one seemed much pleased with the school and there was much favorable com- ment upon the architectural beauty of the buildings. Early in the afternoon, the crowds gathered about the temporary platform on the campus and lined up along the ropes forming a long aisle to this platform. On each side within the large aisles were two smaller aisles rescued for the grade school pupils. Very early these smaller aisles were filled with chattering, screeching, howling young Africa Each of the little creatures carried a flag, while some ot the monkeys were decorated with the University colors. Teddy Roosevelt ' s private caravan arrived at the University campus a ' few minutes before time. He was assisted from his camel by President Ourangoutang of J. M. U., who having met Teddy previously, immediately introduced him to the other mem- bers of the committee. Then turning up the aisle formed by he lines of anxious spectators, Prexy Ourangoutang showed Ins absolute friendliness by grabbing Teddy ' s arm and marching toward the platform. As they proceeded, the throng sent up a rousing howl, while young Africa lacerated the air with flags. Teddy pleased at the uproar, bowed profusely and showed his pearly teeth. Upon arriving at the platform, Prexy introduced Teddy to the officials and then the two, after being seated, had a private consultation. The dedication program opened with musical numbers. Miss Jennie Hippo sang, " If I had a Dolly Like Mother Has Me accompanied by Mr. Harolda Elephant on the piano. Mr. Huermann Lion gave a piano solo, rendering vei T pleasing y " No Wedding Bells for Me, " in original variations. Then leddy was introduced and as he rose to give his address, the assembly howled. Prexy flapped his hand at the multitude and the ors stopped long enough to allow Teddy to begin Ins speech Only a few heard him, but at the proper moments Prexy would flapp his hand and the crowd took the cue to cheer. Teddy said he appreciated the privilege of dedicating the J. M U and that he desired to express his deepest regard for such public spirited Africans who made the University a reality He further remarked upon the industrial features of the school and ' Every man thinks his own geese swans. " — T. Ben Wand. 221 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK how truly African it was in this particular. He left this admon- ition to students : that they could only hope to repay the donors of the University by their good African citizenship. Then he spoke of the beauty of the buildings with the tall tower crowning them all. ( At this point, the freshman class got together and de- cided that when they were seniors, they would place a clock in the tower, which memorial should stand as a symbol of their pro- gressiveness). After finishing his speech, Teddy, accompanied by Prexy, marched back again through the applauding aisle. Elephants were waiting at the further end of the aisle, upon which the dedication party rode through the principal streets of Jungletown. One of the pleasing effects during the parade ■ v.., J- „ fa was a ,ittle act by some monkeys. A - ' group of youngsters had grasped each other s tads and then swung across the street from opposite trees in a chain. As Teddy ' s elephant passed under the monkey loop, one of them; dropped a big bunch of flowers in his lap. Teddy was pleased and rewarded their efforts with several broad grins. During the procession, Teddy paid compliments to Prexy Ourangoutang and the city of Jungletown. He told Prexy that he intended to go on a hunting trip in Amer- ica m a few years and he promised to send some stuffed human beings for the University Museum. He said that he knew of some peculiar fossil species in central Illinois and that he would try to get specimens of the old fossils for the University phre- nology course. Prexy replied that he was indeed grateful for the very kind offer and he was certain the gift would be of great aid in teaching that particular phase of the subject. Teddy departed early this evening with his special caravan. As he mounted his camel he made a short speech to the effect that his reception in Jungletown was very pleasant and he had been thoroughly de-e-lighted. " Though I am humble, slight me not. " — Reva Keagle. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK 9 tt)ep S ee l emselbe Ed. Ross: " If not, why not? The answer is of course. Paul Willits: " When I was at Mt. Pleasant. " Bill Redmon : " I hate receptions and formal stunts. Pinky: " O. let me sleep — " Edith May : " I ' ll ask Miss Cunant. " Edna Strader: " Why— a— a— why— a. " Gearen: " It is according to how you look at it. Bounita Boyd: " You don ' t say— Prexy : " Come, friends— go where you are going. West: " Gee, I wish I had a girl. " Edythe Foster : " It is erysipelas to me. " Dr, Shaw: " Now, really, this is the simplest thing m the world. " . -,, Dwight: " Shall we all wear our dress suits? Proi Varnum : " That ' s it now, sail on now. " Prof. Rouse: " This is so simple, I am afraid it will seem elementary. " Merrill Colby: " Gosh! but that was a peach! Blanche Good : " Oh, my John. " Delia Wilson: " How you was? " Already yet. " " Right away quick. " Clarence Flegel : " Let me think— " John Lyons : " Well I ' ll be— " Hamilton: " Yeah. " Louise Stevenson: " Oh Shoot, you make me tired. Esther Starr: " But my dear, I want you to know. Nitchals: " It seems to me. " „ Strader : " Everybody had a dandy time, at least I did. Mary Baird (on all occasions): " I ' m having the time of my life. " ' A health to the damsel that ' s merry. 228 " — Esther Starr. MEBII5E NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Ssm ' t ft t b That it is usually the man with nothing to do who can never spare you a moment? That tho " love is blind " it " can always find a way? ' That a good lover is not good if he is too good to be true? That the well-to-do man is generally hard to do? That once a fellow wins a girl ' s hand he is under her thumb? . That a heart must be broken several times before it is rend- ered unbreakable ? _ That the longest way round is the sweetest way home? Chinese Gearen. TO HARRY SCHERER I pity him, poor fellow ! He looks so very yellow, He seems so very thin. Some feed that has nutrition, Might put him in condition, Put fat beneath his skin. laundrvmen— Burkhart, Caroll, Woodbridge. MISTER COLE This gentleman, passably fat. On Eliza unwittingly sat, We surmise his surprise From the size of his eyes — Likewise of Eliza, the cat. Edgar Smith (after looking at the morning offering): " Brethren, I can preach here on earth, but I can ' t board in heaven. " " There was a flavor of good birth and training. " — Grover Yoder. 230 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK GREEK LETTER FRATERNITY JEWELRY SPECIAL PIECES MADE-TO-ORDER Pins for the following Fraternities and Sororities carried in stock. K A X, X 2 , B r K, 6 A X. A E 9, A 9t. YOHE 146 E. Prairie St. DECATUR. ILL. Masonic Temple DECATUR " SOCIETY BRAND " Clothes, $20 to $30 DECATUR ' S GREATEST CLOTHING STORE THE " CAMPUS " HAT, $3.00 ' I don ' t care how my hair looks as long as my head feels comfortable. " — Fern Parr. 231 NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K Cla tfieb Wanted — Pressing engagements with Seniors. Gowns a specialty. — Madge Blake. For Rent — Fine Canoe, during summer. Complete equipment of downy pillows. — Willum Varnum. Lost— Albert Reynolds ' List of Logic Liabilities, Fifteen Cents. Wanted— Somebody to live at our house.- -Chi Sigma Phi. Wanted Some one to accept our bids. — Beta Gamma Kappa Girls. Lost— Bundle of Celluloid Dress Shirt Fronts. Reward if re- turned to 1 04 1 W. Main St. Found — The way to get an office. — J. R. L. Stolen — One bowl of navy beans from kitchen at 1 171 W. Main. Please return, ' cause we ' re hungry. Lost— A Bunch of Swell Ideas for the Millidek. Return to Joke Editors if found. Found A way to live on Two Dollars a week. Anti-Fat diet. — The Tekes. Lost My original light colored slouch hat. — A. R. Taylor. Lost— My appetite.— C. W r . Dyer. " Plays well the game and knows the limit. 232 ' — Charles Williams. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Capital and Surplus, $300,000.00 CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK DECATUR ), ILLINOIS Interest paid in our Savings De- partment on May 1st, and Novem- ber 1st, at the rate of 3 per cent, per annum. This department open Saturday evening from 7 to 9 p. m. Safe deposit boxes for rent in our new fire and burglar proof vault from $2.50 to $7-50 per year.... J. A. CORBETT, Pres JNO. CROCKER, V. Pres. GEO. S. CONNARD, Cashier MILTON JOHNSON Jr., Asst. Cash. STYLE, QUALITY and WORKMANSHIP Isn ' t rubbed into Shade-Lokey Co ' s. footwear, it is built in. America ' s foremost and most re- iable shoemakers produce the footwear that we sell. That is why Good Appearances couut ror so much when you buy your footwear here. Men ' s $3.50 to $6 Women ' s $2.50 to $5 SH ADE-LOKEY CO THE HOME OF GOOD SHOES SPENCE BROS. PEASE WALL PAPER AND PAINTS PAINTING AND DECOR- ATING OUR SPECIALTY 2 1 3 N. Main St. DECATUR ' With a two days ' stubble, his chin was blue " — Fred Vanderhoof. 233 s NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK W$t neto g ororttp Of all the great problems of tongue or pen The girl question is the greatest and always has been ; We find this so at J. M. U., The Greek Co-ed problem— both me and you. In some there are — who should not be — While some are not — and yet would be : — For these last named — a recipe. k» During the revival services. Hodge took his girl to church, and next morning his mother said, " You were rather late get- ting home last night, Everett, does church last so long as that? " " Yes, mother, these are protracted meetings. " l " Love is an outward all-overishness of an inward inex- pressibility. " — Dr. Kellogg. s The most stingy man at MilHkin takes off his spectacles to read, so that he won ' t wear the lenses out. " A fig for the cares of this whirl-a-gig They ' ve found to solve the mystery : A pound of good student — of pride a wee bit, A liberal amount of " Now we ' re in it, " Sprinkled well with a spice of calm satisfaction, An ounce of reserve, a cup of abstraction — Mark well the ingredients, watch the amount. And the result will be of true account. Freshman (to Flegel ) : " Why do you shave in the middle of the week? " Flegel : " O, don ' t you see, I want to look handsome in my cap and gown. " Veirs : " Mr. Burnstein, I ' m sorry, but I can ' t pay you any more money on my bill. Would you take part of it out in trade ? " B. : " Vhat iss your bizness ? " V. : " I ' m the director of the Millikin Boys ' Glee Club. We might come around and serenade you every night for a month. ' wo rid. " — Orlando Gochnaur. 234 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK The James Millikin University THE DECATUR COLLEGE AND INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL This College, together with Lincoln Col- lege, constitutes the University. It was founded in 1901, by the man whose name the University bears, with a view of providing instruction in the usual academic and collegiate subjects, and also, as far as possible, in those industrial, technical, commercial and art lines for which there is now such urgent demand. It was his purpose to establish an institution of learning under the supervision of a Chris- tian denomination where, at the least possible expense, all classes of young men and women could secure an education that would fit them for entering at once upon some honorable vo- cation in life. The Academy offers courses preparing students for entrance to the School of Liberal Arts of the collegiate department of the Uni- versity or to the leading colleges and univer- sities of this country; for entrance to the special and technical departments of the same, and, for those who do not desire to take more advanced work in the colleges, an excellent training in certain trades and for business life. The College offers a great variety of re- quired and elective courses in the different Schools of 1, Liberal Arts; 2, Engineering, A Glimpse at ' the Hall of Liberal Arls Civil, Electrical and Mechanical:: 3. Domestic Science and Domestic Art; 4, Commerce and Finance; 5, Fine and Applied Arts; 6, Vocal and Instrumental Music; 7, Pedagogy; and 8, Library Science. Their inter-relationship offers rare opportunities for electives to all classes of students. Its five new and thoroughly up-to-date buildings with complete modern equipment are located In an attractive campus of thirty-five acres which has long been noted for its beauti- ful forest trees. The city of Decatur is very healthful, is centrally located, and is every- where recognized as a most desirable home for a modern college. The enrollment the first year, 1903-4, was 712. It has steadily increased until the total attendance last year reached 1,052, with a fac- ulty of sixty members. It is coeducational, maintaining equal standards for men and women. Aston Hall offers delightful accom- modations for young women at reasonable rates. Both young men and women find pleas- ant accommodations in the many Christian homes in the western part of the city. Cata- logs and bulletins of the different schools will be promptly sent on application. Kindly state in which one interested. Address A. R. TAYLOR, President, Decatur, 111. " Cheer up and smile for the ladies. " — Edgar Stapp. 235 Eatcsit pookss The Complete Lawn Tennis The Post Girl The Woman Pays Stories, New and Old The True Way of Life The Heavenly Life The Wayfarers The Vegetable Garden (Greens Wilderness Homes Sour Sonnets of a Sourhead Together The Car and The Lady Harry F. Hadly Edna Strader Lulu Dick Prexy - Irwin H. Ade Cordelia Pierson File and dishing Roy Stephenson Margaret Miller - C. B. Burkhart ( Bessie Jacobsen (Helen Moffett - Winnie Davis The Old, Old Myths of Greece and The New Boy Long Odds The One and I Polly of the Circus Every Man for Himself The Genial Idiot In Peanut Land - I and My True Love First and Last Things Fresh Posies The Whole Family Rome Doc. Rogers Emmet Wacaser Paul W. Willits William Holmes Polly Williams - Roy Wentz Orlando Gochnaur Van Praag Gearen and Myrtle Rugh Armstrong and West - Wacaser Brothers Leo R. Brown " He sent his parents money every week, he was a good young man. ' -Edgar Stevens. 236 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK For Programs, Announcements, Stationery, Invitations, Visiting Cards and all kinds of Society Printing- Call on Wallender -Wilder-Mattes Co. Printing and Engraving Bell Phone 2646 Automatic 1101 THE CHOCOLATE SHOP " Sweets for the Sweet " Everything Home-made which insures you as to its purity Fancy Box Candies a Specialty Hot or Cold Drinks Served in the Latest Style. 221 NORTH WATER STREET N. BOMMERSBACH. florist WE GROW OUR OWN FLOWERS Office ( Greenhouses 318 N. WATER ST. NORTH END Both Phones BROADWAY WHEN YOU WANT GREIDER ' S PURE CAFE ICE CREAM CALL US 135-9 E. MAIN ST. Decatur Ice Cream DEC A TUR Company Both Phones We Deliver You can always depend upon goods bought at the CORN BELT DRUG STORE HILLIGOSS BROS., Props. Drugs and Medicines. Fountain Drinks cool and refreshing Made a little better than necessary CENTRAL BLOCK OPPOSITE TRANSFER HOUSE " The devil pulls the string that winks the eye. " — Lynn Moulton 237 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ®o be Eectteb Bmlp at J . JfflL From the pestifications of the Millidek Board, Gracious Father, deliver us. From the unwarranted trespass of the Decaturiau Staff, Gracious Father, preserve us. From labyrinthine circumplications of gaining admittance to Aston Hall, Gracious Father, extricate us. From the persecutions glances of the Dean in Chapel, Gracious Father, conceal us. From the nerve-racking uncertainties produced by, " Please see me at 12 105, A. R. T. " , Gracious Father, grant us relief. From the intermittent onslaughts of the sellers of Glee Club concert tickets, Gracious Father, spare us. And in thy magnanimous mercy, remove from us the wast- ing pestilence of the Book Store, Gracious Father, we implore of thee. There was a young lady named Bell, Who didn ' t fall very far when she fell, For she was so stumpy And almost too clumpy To be very much of a belle. There is a " prof " named Mills, Who with knowledge the student ' s mind fills, Some go to sleep During his talks so deep. While others are overcome with the chills. ' Sometimes bright young men grow up to be almost useful citizens. ' -Arthur Niedermeyer. 238 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK The Millikin National Bank CAPITAL SURPLUS AND PROFIT $450,00000 The Davis Drug Store Has added as a new and popular feature, a circulating library, con- taining the best new books, which are for rent at a reasonable rate. . J. P. Eckels Co. 222 N. Main st. HARDWARE. FURNACES, Sheet Metal Work DECATUR, ILL. A. C. Brown ' s Flower Shop 147 Merchant st. The Choicest Flowers For Every Occasion Parties Receptions Wedd ings Commencement ARTISTIC ARRANGEMENT 4 per cent City Bonds for sale " O let me die a-singing. " — John Johnston. 230 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK GWje $teb JNper ' a Return (An Opium Dream) " No, " said the Pied Piper, as he daintily sipped from his cup of fiery brimstone, " since that little affair at Hamelin, I haven ' t had a decent job. The world ' s come to a pretty pass, I must say. " " An it please you, " answered the Devil, as he took from the bon-bon dish a glowing coal, " an it please you, I think I can tell you where you can get work. " And as an afterthot, " This is what I call real comfort : Ah ! my friend, be it ever so humble, there ' s no place like home. " " You ' re right there. But what about this probability of my obtaining employment to which you referred a — ? " " What ' s that? " gasped the Devil. " If you cannot comprehend my mellifluous polysyllables, I will endeavor to render a monosyllabic version. Where can I get work ? " " Oh! why didn ' t you say so in the first place? Well, li sten — " anc l here he muttered a few words in the other ' s ear, so low that they could not be heard. " Ye Gods! it likes me well, yes, verily, it pleaseth me might- ily, " shouted the Piper. " I ' ll do it tomorrow. " The faculty were looking solemn, in their God-like way. Prexy was calling down the sophs. Every one was so intensely interested in nothing at all, that only 99 per cent of the students heard a step at the door. Those who turned saw a dark, gipsy- like man, dressed in a blue shirt and green trousers. On his arm was an instrument which looked like a hybrid between a bag-pipe and a flute. Suddenly he put the mouth-piece to his lips, puffed his cheeks and toot-tootled a few notes. And then ! And then! Oh; ye pompadours and marcelle waves! What a confusion is this? A twisting and rising, a fluttering and " The flowers that bloom in the Spring have nothing to do with the case. " — Trautman and Wallace. 240 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK The Photographs in this Book Are from the Studio of VAN DEVENTER Isn ' t this evidence that Photographs from this Shop are the Highest Class Photography " Break not their sweet repose. " — Biology Class. 241 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDE flittering of puffs and rats! From the head of a young lady on the back row on the platform, slowly disengaged itself a blonde rat, huge and enormous. But the lady ! But the lady! Never to mv dying day will I forget that sio-ht Her figure was rising and sinking. She was stretching her arms toward heaven, grasping at some intangible object. In vain ' The rat soared thru the air to the feet of the Piper, to- o-ether with many an hundred others. He, villian that he was, disappeared from sight together with rats, puffs, and pipes while the echo of his accursed tootleing still rang in my ears. He dis- appeared, I say, leaving the lady like Jane in the old song, with " the golden hair a-streaming down her back, back, back. JOHN JOHNSTON This modest young man in the talkative clothes Is America ' s pride, so he says— and he knows. Some say he ' s a genius— among them, himself; While some say he ought to be nailed to the shelf. s Went? : " Paul, why do you call Mary Scott, ducky ? " Paul : " Why, because she has such a cute little waddle, of course. " Lucille: " Last night Loyal declared he would willingly go to the ends of the earth for me. " Mary : " And what did you say to that ? " Lucille : " Well—, I finally got him to make a start for home and let it go at that. " H Feme: " Why, I think there was about sixty went to Bloomington. " Edythe: " Well, was there a very big crowd: " If at first you don ' t succeed, ask some one else. " — Elmus West. 242 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK FOLRATH FOLRATH High Class Shoes ¥ ¥ ¥ 2 1 1 N. Water Street DECATUR GEORGE W. HARRIS Sells more University Suits Made-to-Measure than any firm in the city. Ask the Boys. They know all about them 154 Merchant Street Hatter and Merchant Tailor D. S. SHELLABARGER, President JOHN ULLR ICH, Vice President. B. O. McREYNOLDS. Cashier. J. A. MERI WEATHER, Asst. Cashi The National Bank Of Decatur Depository of the United States Capital $200,000, Surplus $100,000 Undivided Profits $135,000 SAFETY BOXES FOR RENT. TRAVELERS CHECKS FOR SALE 3$ on Savings accounts. $ 1 starts your bank account Savings Department open Saturday evenings, 7 to 9 ' Of Heroic Size. " — Cordelia Pierson. 243 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK College Ctrcu£ Mastadon ( only Living Skeleton Snake Charmer Strong Woman Albino Human Ostrich Turtle Doves Sloth living one) Anna Sloan Walker The-aw fully Meek - Tennessee Girl Louise Stevenson Lester Ennis Edna Strader ( Carle | Lena - Pan! Smith Psychic Sharks Bear Baby Doll Candy Kiel Clowns Bounita Boyd Caroline Lutz - B. B. James " Babe " McCaslin ' Sweet " Kleinfelter f Colby - J Crumbaker | Million Prof. James: " Where is Mr. Don Wallace? " Bill " Redman : " He ' s gone home. " Class laughs: " Bill " blushes. l Mrs. Colegrove (In French exam, throwing up window) : " This is to clear the cob-webs from your brains- _ Tim Lively: " Only wish I had a few cob-webs m mine, I might have been able to catch a little French. " Girls may come and girls may go, But we wait ' round forever. " _ Boys on Registration Day. •s ' Tolly " Williams was standing at the gate of Heaven " Am ! q nahn°ed y to come in here? " she T " You ' re qualified to come m all right said Fetor, not advise you to. You are too good for this place. " Facing the music. " — Exam week. 244 NINETEEN Dainty Summer Apparel For Millikin Girls All the Dainty Fabrics and Fashions desired by the girl graduate- --All the Dress accessories to complete the wardrobe of the summer girl are assembled here in pleasing variety. Tailored Suits, Shirtwaists, Dresses, Millinery, Oxfords, Neckwear, Dress Fabrics, Gloves, etc. THE STORE WHICH SERVES YOU BEST Wm. G ushard Dry Goods Co, ' The Sphynx. TEN MILLIDEK ST. NICHOLAS HOTEL THE POPULAR PLACE FOR UNIVERSITY FUNCTIONS AND FRATERNITY BANQUETS 14 kt. SOLID GOLD OPEN FACE CASE, extra heavy weight fitted with 15 Jewel Elgin Movement for $18.00 This is the small size watch that ladies prefer, is first class in every respect, Stem wind and pendant set. Can be worn on a chain or pin, with perfect safety. We think the above the best value possible to obtain in a small size open face watch. FRANK CURTIS CO. 156 EAST MAIN ST. DECATUR, ILLINOIS Ralph Wood bridge. 245 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Psychological Basis for Blushing- Heart to Heart Talks with Girls Handbook of Popularity Sarcasm, When and How to Use It Youthful Reminiscences i?eto poofeg to Eeab Bounita Boyd Prof. Conant J. Ben Wand Miss Eugenia Allin Blanche Good. " See Me at 12 :o5 " Correct Apparel for Men Protect the Babies " Germ Killing " A. R. Taylor H. H. Kaeuper Bertha Miller Dr. Gallowav " Mary had a little lamp, A jealous lamp, no doubt, For whenever Mary ' s beau came in The little lamp went out. " " When a young man ' s facile fancy Lightly turns t Then it is that he is certain To be made a monkey of. thoughts of love John Lyons arrives on the African coast. Even the natives recog- nize the supreme im- portance of the man! PETE PETRIE With a tint of the fairest of lilies ; With a nose of classical strain ; With a wit like a flash of sabre; With a voice like the softest refrain With an air that ' s pleasant, ensnaring, She has eyes with the lustre ideal — So Petrie has lost all his daring, As he serves in the reign of Lucille. " We ask for the whole, nothing less will content us. " — Student Council. 24fi NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Very Newest Ideas In Summer Clothes and Haberdashery When College Days Are Done Forever Mueller Colonial Self-Closing Basin Cock ( Patented) THERE will be other problems to solve — house building for one, with its vexing ally, plumbing. But the solution is easy when the rule is understood. The surest, safest and simplest rule is the use of Mueller Unconditionally Guaranteed Plumbing Brass Goods. That rule always begets the correct answer — a plumbing job that lasts and gives satis- faction. COLONIAL ELLER MFG. CO. Executive Office and Factory! DECATUR, ILL. Eastern Division: 254 Canal St., N. Y. " Your heart is a music box., dearest. " — Rowena Hudson. 247 NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K atrtnce to foung £atrte£ Be radiant. It is admirable to men. judge a man by the hue of his nose (daintiness), and the spread of his pants (opulence). Every man may be reached if you pursue him with astute- ness, and you don ' t crowd him at the gateway. Remember that a frowsy psyche knot, or a misplaced safety pin, is apt to be the cause of your dateless Saturday nights. When you do smile, smile noiselessly, and not like a garden hose. On the way to a party never take the base advantage of a man by asking him to carry your pumps in a laundry bag. Other guests at party may think you from the country. In pledging the neophyte, avoid our oft-tried method of kissing them off their feet with a tincture of affectionate mas- sao-e. Some rushers are cold and unresponsive. " Those who knew him, flung Their hearts before his grand career, And paved his way with loyal trust. " — President Taylor 248 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ' I never felt the kiss of love nor maiden ' s hand in mine. " — Loyd Meeker. 249 NINETEEN TEN MILL1DEK Mn ' t ft tfje Crutlj? Chewing the cud of one ' s own virtue gives a sour stomach. When the teeth are closed the tongue is at home. The university standard of success, as we must now regard it, is the ability to recognize values. Stick to your tin whistle until you have the price of a horn. What we possess spiritually may be said to be what we actually love. College does not make a fool of a man nor a man of a fool. Discontent is the want of self-reliance. It is the infirmity of the will. A woman may not be logical when she undertakes to argue, but if she is only pretty enough that doesn ' t make any earthly difference. Faint purse ne ' er won fair lady. Donabel Shipp flutters around With music tucked under her wing, Her eyes are imploring and seem to cry out, " Go ahead, Vernie, ask me to sing " Girls ' faults are many Boys have only two. Everything they say And everything they do. " i " Dean Rogers: " O, Aston Hall. " " When you ' re foolin ' in the library, An ' havin ' lots of fun, A-laughin ' an ' a-gibberin ' , As if your time had come, You ' d better watch your corners An ' keep kinder lookin ' out, Er the librariari ' U get you — Ef you don ' t watch out. " " The College Breakfast Food. " — Hershey ' s Chocolate. 250 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK 127 Fulton Street General Office and Factories NEW YORK HOBOKEN, N. J. Keuffel Esser Comp ' y CHICAGO ST. LOUIS SAN FRANCISCO MONTREAL Drawing Materials, Mathematical and Surveying Instruments. All Requisites for the Drafting Room Our goods are the recognized standard of excellence, and are obtainable from dealers everywhere, All of them bear our name and trade mark, which carry with them our full guarantee. Our complete catalogue sent oil request. " All, here ' s a chap as lean as HALL BROS. CLOTHIERS AND FURNISHERS " Only place where Students can rent Dress Suits, ' Meyer Son Painters and Decorators Wall Paper, Paints, Glass, Varnishes and Artist Supplies yj L 11 1V1U 1 1U: A SQUARE DEAL TO ALL Signs of All Kinds 250 N. Park St, Decatur, 111. 159 EAST MAIN STREET Bachman Bros, and Martin Co. FURNITURE AND RUGS OF QUALITY North Water Streets Davis Livery Co. Stylish Turnouts, Fine Carriages, Tallyhos and Six Passenger Surreys Trunk and Cab Line Cassius ' ghost. " — Prof. Meek. 251 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK " Brain women never interest us like heart women. " — Julia Owmgs. 252 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK COX SONS VINING 262 Fourth Avenue, New York CAPS LOWEST PRICES GOWNS BEST VALUES Faculty Gowns and Hoods Pulpit and Choir Robes Makes to James Millikin, Knox College, University of Illinois, Columbia, Yale and many others .... L. G. NICHOLS CONFECTIONERY l Special attention given to Reception and Theatre Parties Ct, Ice Cream and Candies made especially for Receptions, Weddings, Parties, etc. OUR BOX CANDIES OUR PRIDE Union Iron Works Western Shelters and Cleaners . . . We also do general foundry and machine shop work 630 to 660 E. William street OSTEOPATHY Is no Cure-all, but it does cure many acute and chronic ailments where other systems have failed Eight years ' practice in Decatur. Consultation Free DR. E. MARTIN, Osteopath Suite 405, 4th Floor, Powers Bldg. Lady in attendance. Both Phones " Learning is proud that it knows so much. " — May Coleman. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK AINT IT THE TRUTH " Don ' t sigh, " he said, " For we will wed As soon as I graduate. " " But my ! O, ray ! " Was her reply, " That ' s so indefinite. " — Katherine Trautman, Loyd Wallace. JIMMIE AND ADDIE Out on a spoonholder, No one nigh, Moonlight soft, So was I. One little kiss, No one to see, 1 enjoyed it, So did she. The enthusiastic rooters who helped win the Thanksgiving game " So may our deeds, recalled once more In memories sweet hut brief encore, Down all the circling ages run, With the world ' s plaudit of " Well done! ' -Seniors. 254 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ' ' ai to you and to us by accepting an imitation. L.E. Waterman 1T3 Broadway, New York. Chicago. Boston, San Francisco, Montreal, London, Paris, Dresden, Milan, A Problem in Economy Would you wear a suit taken out of stock, cut and made for a stock model — not you — if you knew you could have a suit made to your own measure for the same price? Our high-class Suits to order, $18.00 upwards, are positively no higher in price than the so called " fine " ready mades. GEO. W. HARRIS 154 Merchant Street our exclusive Decatur Representative, has our com- plete line of 500 exclusive woolens on display. He will show you our ultra-correct coat styles for college men ' s wear and skillfully measure you. Back of every garment ordered stands Mr. Harris ' and our guarantee for perfect fit and lasting satisfaction. trauss Brother IMASTER. TAILORS " My head is a map, a map of the whole world. " — Miss Forsythe. 255 NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K McGrath : " I tell you, Laura is a girl after me own heart. " " Never noticed it. " " What? " " That she was after your heart. " English Teacher (describing narrow escape on Wabash track). " Train was right behind me and I sez to meself, ' Me for the ditch, and say, kids, you bet I hiked. " H If the plural of mouse is mice Why is not the plural of Rouse rice? Miss Conant : " Everybody has an awful time getting mar- ried, but only the poets write about it. " Look out for the morrow. Jeweler: " You say you want ' Corydon to Feme ' engraved in this ring? " Cory: " Yes, that ' s right. But — don ' t cut the ' Feme ' very deep. " New Student (to Galloway) : " Prof. Varnum sent me down to get a skull. " Galloway : " We all have a skull but we are using them at present. " •s " Is Lucille Fisher loyal to Holmes? " Well, I should think so, she ' s got a regular Bill of a nose. " ? Axel P. Johnson says that he never rode in a cab, but that he has been in a Kelley wagon. ' Trembling before thine awful throne. " — Preps before B. B. James. 256 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK c 4 RAPID TRA NSIT RAILROAD THE tendency of the times is rapidity. The peopie of today are more rapid than their ancestors; they must be rapid or get lost in the grand shuffle for business. The railroads have endeavored to keep pace with the times and have succeeded admirably, but none have progressed as has the greatest electric railroad in the world, . . ... The Illinois Traction System (The McKinley Lines) THIS Electric Railroad System, with its 500 miles of track, covering the greatest commercial territory in the United States, has placed at the disposal of the people the finest passenger and freight service ever given the public. This railroad runs first-class passenger trains in all directions every hour. Its freight service is equal in every way to the old line express, for it makes first day delivery of St Louis and Chicago freight to every station on the system. For particulars as to freight and passenger rates, maps, folders, etc., address G. W. QUACKENBUSH, Traffic Manager, SPRINGFIELD, ILL. " With many a social virtue graced. " — Erma Anderson. 257 ■ ■ NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K Take a cup of ambition, a cup; of aloofness, A very warm heart and plenty of goodness, A burning desire for scholarship ' s degree And her a modest Phi Pi you will see. Scene : Aston Hall — Front porch. Jimmie : " Love me ? " Addie : " Urn — urn — " Curtain raises (on 3rd floor). ©cS- Hi ' ji» ISO ' .; 1 wish I were an elephant, And you a bale of hay I ' d put you in my little trunk, And carry you away. — Maurice to Laura. IS " She called him lovey dovey His face with feeling glowed ; Not with tender love, but anger, For he was pigeon-toed. " Awaiting the blast of Gabriel ' s trumpet. Edgar Stapp (in Logic): " Man has one more rib than woman . ' ' Prexy : " Verify before you certify. " Mrs. Walker is an ardent temperance worker, isn ' t she? Yes, she won ' t travel in the West because she heard that the climate is stimulating. " I wish I could see my boy. " — Ethel Shore. 258 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Linn C Scruggs DRY GOODS AND CARPET CO. A Store of Real Economy ©.The lowest priced goods are seldom the cheapest. It is only when low price is combined with good quality that you are able to realize the advantage of genuine economy. This great store with its thirty-five complete departments, handles only the best quality of merchandise in every grade, and invariably makes its prices as low as is consistent with the excellent quality. Its constant aim is to make its service so satisfactory, and its mer- chandise so acceptable, that its patrons will have no desire to be- stow their favors elsewhere. C We make a special effort to supply the requirements of our Col- lege friends in the most acceptable manner possible, and are pleased to have them make this their merchandising headquarters while in Decatur. With merchandise of the best, and prices the lowest, we guarantee every purchase to be as represented. Let us plan your lighting and de- sign and manufacture the fixtures. We do it right — and " QUALITY- SERVICE " Cassidy Electric Co. 357 North Main Street DECATUR, ILLINOIS BRODESS CO. ICE CREAM AND FINE CANDIES " GOOD THINGS TO EAT AND DRINK " SIGN OF THE SODA GLASS 22C N. MAIN STREET DECATUR, ILLINOIS THE NAME NORMAN ' S LAUNDRY MUST BE A GUARANTEE OF THE BEST WORK DONE UN THE CITY Narmans Laundry 12 Chair Barber Shop 234 NORTH MAIN STREET SYNDICATE BLOCK " He ' ll make a proper man. " — Van Praag. 259 NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K Miss Potts (to companion at dinner): " Don ' t yon think that deficient being, who does not yield to ethical or therapeutic suee ' estions from ' extraneous sources is merely a subliminal con- o o sciousness, not yet attracted by the sweep of cosmic currents? And . " Ringing of ambnlance hell interrupts. •»» SUSIE SHIPP She isn ' t in pain, and it ' s not her tight clothes. That give her this painful expression; She ' s attempting to look like a Gibson pose, That ' s all — it ' s not indigestion. Speaking of Pearl Tippet: " She ' s got a future. " " Can she act ? " " No, but she can work her eyes better than any lady in the business, and as for wearing swell clothes — Gee! She couldn ' t do no better if she was twins. " TO GEAREN There was a man in our town, and he was quite a case, He jumped into a bramble bush and badly scratched his face; Forthwith he sought a barber shop. The haughty barber said, " You shave yourself sometimes, don ' t you? — your face is very red. " " A brave simplicity of soul And ceaseless vigilance, by honor bred Stayed him, and o ' er his actions held control. " — Jesse Conel. " Kindness has resistless power. " — Gussie Jacobsen. 260 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK ELLIS W. ARMSTRONG DRUGGIST Plumbing, Heating, Lighting and Engineers ' Supplies E. L. Harris Co. GETTING AN EDUCATION 262 NORTH MAIN ST. ; J 52 NORTH MAIN STREET both phones DECATUR. ILL. Is an important event in the life of anyone. Our education has been mostly in the line of lumber and mill work. We have excellent facilities for handling our business and soli- cit your patronage in this line. LUMBER AND MANUFACTURING CO. BELL PHONE 140 AUTOMATIC 1230 FREEMAN AND MANNING We make a specialty of staple and tancy groc- eries at wholesale prices Freeman Manning Wholesale Crocers to Consumers Both Phones. 121 E.William QUALITY Parlor Meat Market 1 WEST SIDE SQUARE " Light minds are pleased with trifles. " — Orville Martin. 261 NINETEEN TEN M I L L I D E K Dean Rogers ( exasperated at giggling girls on chapel steps) .: ' ' Hi, there! Move off, I tell ye!! " Prof. Varnum (clapping his hands boyishly): " Sic ' em. Jimmy. " Gone but not forgotten Ed. Ross made a statement that he changed his cases once a year. We wonder, whose turn next ? Stracler (to Gates, in her most engaging manner) : " This is Mr. Gates, I believe — " " Yes— " Stracler: " Well, I ' m Miss Strader. " Prof. Rngg to Veirs in Hydraul- ics Class : " What do you know about triangular Veirs, Mr. Wiers? " Our Chapel visitor. Mrs. Walker ( to Dr. Smith ) : " Oh ! that happened quite recently, I can remember that! " " O, that beautiful boy! " — Minor Walden Gallup. 232 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Old ' Phone 598 Auto. 1252 C. W. LINDSEY THE CARRIAGE MAN For all College Functions and Turnouts CAB, BAGGAGE AND LIVERY 240-246 West Wood Street, Decatur, 111. CITY BOOK STORE -FOR- Commencement Gifts, Books, Purses, J. M. U. Scrapbooks, Fancy Stationery, Kodaks . . PARR PARR, 1 22 Merchant st. Schiller Piano Company Factory Branch of the EMERSON AND SCHILLER PIANOS JTT The largest and most complete stock of Pianos, Player Pianos, and sheet music in central Illinois. Decatur ' s most up-to-date Music House 322-8 N. Main St. DECATUR. ILL. " Why that look of pensive woe? " — Mildred Shipp. NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK The Local Option Parade The Wet Parade And Dr. Galloway Before — After — ■ is still busy. Grace Thrift: " I think I ' ll stay at home at least a year Verle Freyburger : " A T. L. ' for me ? (Yawns) Is it coin- after I ' m married. " plexion or hair " ? " My only virtue is Thrift. " — Ed Ross. 264 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK Distinctly a Home for Young Men Why? Because we always have it and at prices that are right with the student New Spring Styles IM Shoes and Oxfords For Men Women and Children All trie Newest Novelties at the NEW SHOE STORE Raupp Young 139 North Water St. A. Seller, Tailor Cleaning and Repairing A SPECIALTY Suits Made to Order 109 E. Main St. DECATUR, ILLINOIS SUITS, HATS, UNDERWEAR, SHOES And everything for young men C. J. GLOSE Staple and Fancy Groceries Price and Quality n.YnlainQ fill 121 South Oakland Street DECATUR - ILLINOIS TRY OUR Delicious Mixed . ' . Drinks OF ALL KINDS Fancy Fruits and Confectionery Joseph Bartelo Old ' Phone 1966 125 E. Main St. K, S. Bohon Company Corner Eldorado and Broadway " Whence came ye cherub? from the moon? " William Holmes. 265 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK " That little daub down here, " Mrs. Colegrove, speaking of " goatee " and pointing to her chin. Gochnaur says that he was named Orlando because his father was reading " " As You Like It, " when he was born. Dr. Hessler : " What would yon administer to anyone who should accidentally drink aquae-regia acid ? " Rev. Lively: " 1 would administer the Sacra- ment. " ■fa Our nimble yell leader busy at it. Prof. Cole ' s proverb to his Monday afternoon class : " To him (or her) who talks and talks and talks this proverb should appeal. The steam that blows the whistle will never turn the wheel. " " John, I don ' t know what we can make of Theophile. " " Well, he has a flat chest and no chin. He could be a missionary. " At Fellowship Banquet at Grace M. E. church, Prof. John E. Rouse looks lovingly at fair waitresses and hums, " Gee, I wish that I had — , " etc. " How sweet it is to rest. " — Millidek Board. 266 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK We want YOU to have Morehouse h Wells Co. AN ELECTRIC IRON DECATUR, ILLINOIS . Athletic a Fine China 4m ii 1 kot-p k; c± v c± n » p p p f r 1 irnnc w hpn A H fi m aH i 1 1 1 CI C W ci C 1 1 U ClCL-tllC WHCll l Uulll Jl and Eve ironed their clothes, so they had to ci ittp r f mm trip h t and Sporting Goods 5 pi ° o en w » i and Glassware M r AT oil that ic ri o r c c n r ic fr» 1 1 1 r n InP Q W7 1 1 f Fl Fl n H 1 NOW dll Uldl lb IlcLCaodl y IU LUlll liic owiitn aim 3 We do the rest. Why suffer from the heat of a coal range to do your ironing? Call us up over either ' Phone and ask to have our demonstrater show you how easily and cheaply you can use an Glass, Paints Furnaces and Varnishes and Stoves ARTWA i Central 111 House Furnishing Mantels Decatur Railway and Light Co. Goods and Grates Old ' Phone No. 1. New ' Phone No. 67. " 0 joy of creation, to he! " — Helen James. 267 NINETEEN TEN MILLIDEK c-f o B CD Q I c O o 4- 00 o to ' 2? EE p o h- a p o ro id 3 3 3. 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