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MORNING v ] MIIvl V ' ; | 7 MORNING HE blushing dawn peeps slyly through the trees And busy day sweeps from the murky sky The cobwebs of the night. A fragrant breeze Makes music in the leaves, while up on high The tower is touched with gold. The honest clock Starts up apace his weary lagging round. ( Then stops anon as solid as a rock- To ponder on the flight of time. ) A sound Breaks, echoing forth a footstep. Then the door Is opened. Soon with wandering steps, or fast, . Come students, seekers of the treasured lore Of days gone by ; and of these not the last A figure, old slouch hat atop — goes in With steps assured. The swarming corridor Grows orderly. The daily tasks begin. Ah ! h ' appy days that come for us no more. A wide-eyed child sits wondering in the sun. Strange world it is to him ! What terrors wait He knows not. Life is just begun for him And blossoms forth in joy and peace, and light. MILLIDEK Many the days we have spent with thee I N THY DEAR HALLS, O, MILLIKIN, AND NOW Leaving for aye, the place we love so well- LEAVING THE FR ENDS AND FOES THAT WE HAVE MADE; I N THIS OUR BOOK, WHICH WILL REMAIN WHEN WE, D EATH CONQUERED, KNOW THE FACE OF EARTH NO MORE, E NGRAVED IN DEATHLESS PRINT WE LEAVE OUR NAMES. Keep them! nor let them perish from thy thot. D. G. THE NINETEEN TWELVE MILLIDEK I a sued by THE SENIOR CLASS OF JAMES MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY DECATUR, ILLINOIS TO DR. THOMAS W. GALLOWAY A LEADING FACTOR IN UNIVERSITY PROGRESS, AN INSPIRATION TO THE STUDENTS AND AN IDEAL OF MANHOOD, " WE, THE CLASS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND TWELVE DEDICATE THIS BOOK (Tablr nf PAGE Greeting 9 The Millidek Board of Editors 11 Faculty and Administrative Officers Board of Trustees 12 Board of Managers l 3 President Taylor : 4 Dean Rogers l S Dean Fox r 5 Contributors : Faculty 1 7 Schools Liberal Arts 2 3 Pedagogy 3 1 Commerce and Finance 35 Domestic Economy 39 Engineering -13 Library 47 Fine and Applied Arts 5 1 Music 55 Academy 6i (tontruts PAGE Classes Senior v5 Junior 79 Sophomore 83 Freshman 87 Fourth Year Academy 93 Aston Hall 97 Alumni 99 Organizations ■ 101 The Greeks T 37 Fraternities 138 Sororities x 44 Athletics T 59 Literary T 95 Comic Section 212 Calendar — ' Advertisements 2 37 00 MIUvIDEK GREETING E, the class of 1912 in the little, while that is left to us, come before you once again, dear friends, for almost the last time. During the years in which we have been permitted to occupy the center of this little stage, we appeared before you on many occasions, and in many different lights. This time, however, we come to leave with you our last and greatest gift; yet not so much ours as yours, for have you not all a share in it? In this one volume, the fruit of many days of careful thought and loving anxiety, we give to you, our friends and inspiration, a faithful record of our common striving for the common goal. Although the years which we have spent together have been all too brief, although in a little while you will have forgotten some or all of us, yet in this book we leave with you a friend who will always speak for us, who will constantly remind you of the old joys and sorrows, the old hopes and aspirations which we once cherished with a common heart. Our time grows short, our college life is nearly over; though for some of you it has but begun. Take, then, this last gift at our hand; let the dead past live again as you read it and grant to us, its authors, at least the tribute of a pleasant memory. From the class of 1912, dear friends, greeting, and then farewell! — The Editors. nsa i r— — u nn MIU4DEK Eleven THE MILLIDEK BOARDS Editor-in-Chief BOARD OF MANAGERS. Norma L. Council. Faculty Member Walter J. Risky. Business Manager Roy Wentz. ASSOCIATE EDITORS. Lucy Curtis Harvey Wood BOARD OF EDITORS. Literary Margaret Russell Organization Lois Scott Class Art Julia Owings Calendar Margaret Miller Kodak Advertising Graver Yoder Assistant Advertising Roger Young Mary Scott Athletic Edith Hampton Thomas Myers Made-e Blake Juke J Mar) 1 Edge lr Stevens U f □ o n BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY President W. H Penhallegon, Decatur. W ,v H E Starkey, Lfccc£ Vice-President W. C. Outten, Decatur. T«r J- «iiei ( uecati MEMBERS. W I Darby, Evansville, Ind. W. H. Evans, Line .In. Lawrence B. Stringer, Lincoln. C. L. Conkling, Springfield. A C. Boyd, Lincoln. G. B. Spitler, Mt. Zion. E G King, Lincoln. J- E. Williamson, Evansville, Ind. F. E. Bell, Mattoon. A. H. Mills, Decatur. R. L. Vannice, Waukon, Iowa. □ □ MIUvIDRR BOARD OF MANAGERS President Vice-President S. E. McClelland, Decatur. Secretary T. T. Roberts, Decatur. Treasurer MEMBERS. A. R. Scott, Bethany. J. K. McDavid, Hillsboro. T. A. Powers, Decatur. Adolph Mueller, Decatur. S. E. Walker, Decatur. O. B. Gnrin, Decatur. Luther F. Martin, Decatur. E. P. Irving ' , Decatur. W. H. Penhallegon, ex-officio, Decatur A. R. Taylor, ex-officio, Decatur. HONORARY MEMBERS. Mrs. James Millikin, Decatur. [. D. Rogers, Decatur. Thirteen ■ : ' ■ • : ■ ' - ' if □ CONTRIBUTORS Daniel Gray Leah Fullenwider Frances Baker Lois Browne Gussie Jacobson Margaret Hessler Paul Montgomery Dee Worrell Lottie Cook Harold Hampton Albert Webber Georgia Herman Madge Blake Mildred Shipp Harvey Wood Fay Fisher Clara LeFever Ralph Benner Evtnice Macknet Sivteen Seventeen 1 no I Eighteen D □ □ DO MIL FACU LTY Albert R. Taylor, President, Professor of Philosophy, Eth- ics and Pedagogy. Ph.B., Lincoln University, 1872; Ph.D., 1882; LL.D., Cumberland University, 1906. James D. Rogers, gax, bk Dean of the College and of the School of Liberal Arts. Professor of Ancient Languages. A.B., Hamilton College, 1889; A.M., Columbia Univer- sity, 1893; ' Ph.D., 1894. Thomas W, Galloway, s a e Secretary of the Faculty; Pro- fessor of Biology. A.B., Cumberland University. 1887; A.M., 1889; Ph.D., 1892; A.M., Harvard University, 1890. Albert T. Mills, Professor of History and Political Science. Ph.B., University of Michigan, 1899; A.M., 1908. Robert J. Kellogg, b k Professor of Modern Languages. A. B., Cornell University, 1891; Ph.D., 1896. William H. Varnum, Professor of Fine and Applied Arts. Rindge Manual Training School, Cambridge, Mass., 1894; Julienne Studio, Paris, 1901: School of Design, Harvard Uni- versity, 1902. Eugene C. Woodruff, Professor of Electrical Engineering. B. S., University of Michigan, 1894; M.S., 1896; Ph.D., 1900. Grace Patten Con ant, Professor of English Language and Literature. A.B., Bates College, A.M., Cornell, 1897. Benjamin B. James, Principal of the Academy ; Professor of Physics. A.M., Northwestern University, 1884. Lorell M. Cole, Professor of Manual Training. Cclby High School, 1889; Stout Manual Training School for Teachers, full course, 1906. John C. Hessler, bk, sh Professor of Chemistry. A.B., University of Chicago, 1896; Ph.D., 1899. Binney Gunnison, Professor of Public Speaking. A.B., Harvard University, 1886; Diploma from Crosier Theological Seminary, 1890; School of Expression, Boston, 1894, 1898, 1907. William W. Smith, Professor of Commerce and Finance. A.B., Lafayette College, 1880; LL.D., 1905; Princeton Theological Seminary, 1880-1882. Bertha M. Miller, iib Professor of Domestic Science. Ph.B., Franklin College, 1900. George F. Eckhard, 2S Professor of Civil Engineering. M.Di., Iowa State Normal, 1900; B.S., University of Iowa, 1905; C.E., 1911. Theophile J. Meek, Professor of Biblical History and Liter- ature. A.B., University of Toronto, 1903; B.D., McCormick Theological Seminary, 1909. Nineteen Waiter I Risley, a t a. Professor of Mathematics. " B.S., University of Michigan, 1900; A.M., University of Illinois, 1907; A.M., Harvard University, 1908. Stella Robinson Fox. n b . Dean of Women. A. B., University of Indiana, 1896. Mabel Dunlap, Professor of Domestic Art. B. S.. Columbia University, 1908. Faith H. Dodge, Associate Professor, Romance Languages. Ph.B., University of Chicago, 1907. Isabella T. Machan, Assistant Professor of Ancient Lan- guages. A.B.. Wellesley College, 1887: A.M., 1905. Calvert W. Dyer, k s. Secretary and Instructor in Com- merce and Finance. A.B., Cumberland University, 1000; Lockyear s Business College, Indiana, 1902. Elmer A. Riley, a t a. Assistant Professor of Commerce and Finance. A.B.. Baker University, 1905; Ph.D., University of Chi- cago, 1911. Henry C. Stanley, Assistant Professor of Commerce and Finance. , ... , , AB Fairfield College. 1894; A.M., Northwestern (Neb.), 1896; LL.B., Illinois College of Law, 1910; J.D., 1912. Emma L. Baker, Instructor in Keramics. B S, Lincoln University, 1900; B.S., The James Millikin University, with Pedagogy, 1905: Art Institute, Chicago, 1905. (Leave of absence). Davida McCaslin, x s $, a a a, instructor in English Lan- guage and Literature. " " A.B., Coe College, 1904; B.S., Millikin. 1007. (Leave of absence.) Mollie Grubel, Instructor for Women, Physical Training. .Illinois State Normal University, 1897-1898; Harvard University, physical training courses, 1903 and 1904. Irene Handlin, n b ,k , Instructor m Fine and Applied Arts B.S. in F. and A. A., The James Millikin University, 1907. Anne M. Boyd, Librarian, Instructor in Library Science. B.S. with Library Science, The James Millikin Univer- sity, 1906. Bonnie C. Blackburn, xs , k, Instructor m English. A. B., James Millikin University, 1908. Lucile M. Bragg, K, Recorder, instructor in Ancient Lan- guages. b A.B.. James Millikin University, 1908; A.M., 1910. Alvin Hertwig, Instructor in Mathematics. B. S., Purdue University. Clara A. Greenwood, Instructor in Fine Arts. Lecturer cn Artistic Anatomy. Catherine Vance, K K r, Instructor m English. Ph.B., Wooster University, 1907; A.M., Columbia Uni- versity, 1911. Ingle Gammon, Instructor in Keramics. Viola M. Bell, K, Instructoi m Domestic Science. B.S., James Millikin University, 1910. Caroline S. Lutz, n B , Instructor in German. A.B., Goucher College, 1910. Twenty 00 MILI Edith M. Potts, Instructor in French. A.B., James Millikin University, 1909. Herman H. Kaeuper, Director of Conservatory of Music. Ada E. Lindsay, k k r, Secretary ui Conservatory. A.B., James Millikin University, 1905. Frederick H. Baker, Associate Professor of Piano Playing. Harold A. Cole, s a e, m a, Associate Professor of Piano Playing. Ruth D arrow, Associate Professor of the Art of Singing and Theoretical Branches. Miner W. Gallup, Associate Professor of Piano Playing. William B. Olds, Professor of the Art of Singing. A.B.. Beloit College, 1898. Edson W. Morphy, M A, l J rufessor of Violin Playing. William E. Snyder, Professor of the Art of Teaching Music, Pipe-Organ Playing, Associate Professor of Piano Playing. Edna Chiles, Instructor in Piano Playing. Nellie Gebhart, Instructor in Piano Playing. Ora Rogers, Instructor in Piano Playing. Bessie S. Williams, $ rr, Instructor m Piano Playing. A.B., Highland University, Kansas, 1909. Lillie Ashby, Instructor in Piano Playing. Babetha F. Beecher, Instructor in Piano Playing. Sylvia Fisk, b r k, Instructoi in Piano Playing. Lillian Heath, a xn, Instructor m Art of Singing. George Lillich, t k e, Instructor in Piano Playing. Fay McAdams, X s , Instructor in Piano Playing. Anna W. McNabb, n, Instructor in Piano Playing. Madah M. Snell, Instructor in Piano Playing. Jeanette Trautman, ii. Instructor m Art of Singing. Robert Walter, Instructor of Orchestral, Band and Wind Instruments. Grace Wandel, Instructor in Piano Playing. STUDENT ASSISTANTS. Laura O. Kriege, n. Assistant m German. Catherine White, Assistant in Domestic Art. Fred F. Joel, t k Assistant in Chemistry. Jesse Con el, t k e, Assistant in Biology. Walter E. Rogers, Laboratory Assistant in Biology. Howard File, x a k, Laboratoty Assistant in Chemistry. Lorin King, Assistant in Arithmetic. " . ' : Twenty-one Twenty-tiro nas i. — -ii nn miijudEK 1912 Twenty-three FACUALTY OF SCHOOL OF LIBERAL ARTS Albert R. Taylor, Ph.D., LL.D. President and Professor of Philosophy, and Pedagogy. Tames D. Rogers, Ph. D., Dean and Professor of Ancient Languages. Thomas W. Galloway, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Professor of Biology. Albert T. Mills, Ph.B., A.M. Professor of History and Political Science. Robert J. Kellogg, A.B., Ph.D., Professor of Modern Languages. John C. Hessler, A.B., Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry. Grace Patten Conant, A.B., A.M. Professor of English Language and Literature. Benjamin B. James, A.M. Professor of Physics. Binney Gunnison, A.B. Professor of Public Speaking. Theophile J. Meek, B.A., B.D. Professor of Biblical History and Literature. Walter J. Risley, B.S., A.M. Professor of Mathematics. Isabella T. Machan, A.B., A.M. Associate Professor of Ancient Languages. Faith H. Dodge, Ph.B. Associate Professor, Romance Languages. Catherine Vance, A.M., Instructor in English. Davida McCaslin, A.B., B.S., Instructor in English (leave of absence). nun una D MILI THE SCHOOL OF LIBERAL ARTS T would appear that the emphasis which in recent years has been laid upon technical education is being superseded by another theory. Educators are lie- ginning to realize that, after all, a special education must be built on a general foundation. The foun- dation should not be narrow for the superstructure may over-balance it. It should be broad and deep enough to support the most elaborate special study. This foundation is obtained in the School of Liberal Arts. Here the doctor may obtain a general knowledge before taking a course in some medical school. He is brought in touch with the main activities of his own times by the courses in Lan- guage, History, Science and Mathematics. Although it may prevent his practicing as soon as he otherwise would, he is much better prepared. We find that most of the teachers are A.B. students. They can also enter newspaper work, and we find they fill most of the responsible positions in the publishing houses. The preacher, lawyer, or business man will find it of great benefit to take this course before specializing in his own pa r t i cula r profession . Any clanger that the Liberal Arts at Millkin may be too general is eliminated by the requirement that one must major in some special subject which he himself must choose. Beside this the student must take one year each in Mathematics, His- tory and Science and two years in some foreign language. The other half of the course is elective but one-half of the work in the Junior and Senior years must be in advanced sub- jects. This effectually prevents overspecialization. Twenty-five ]QD MIL Twenty-seven 2S UUIL THE GYMNASIUM HE new gymnasium, constructed during the past year, is a building well fitted by its beauty and substantial appearance to stand with the other handsome structures of the University group. The Elizabethan architecture of the original group of buildings is followed out in the design of the gym- nasium. Its attractive lines are quite similar to those of the older structures. The plans, as they have been carried out, give a gymna- sium that is complete in every detail. Every convenience which will make possible the most efficient handling of all forms of athletics has been included in the carefully construct- ed building. Locker rooms and shower baths, for the men and women, have been adequately supplied. The physical directors are well looked after in their conveniently arranged offices. The gymnasium proper affords ample space for playing indoor games and for class work. The room is well lighted by small windows on every side and a big skylight above. The ventilation is carefully arranged. The whole structure meets a need that has been strongly felt at Millikin since the first athletic efforts were undertaken. That the students appreciate their good fortune in having such a building is evidenced by the enthusiasm with which they set to work to raise money for its equipment. Henceforth, the gymnasium will probably be one of the chief buildings of student activities. The arrangement is such that the building is not limited to the athletic uses alone, but it can also be conveniently utilized for student social functions. The presence of the gymnasium on the campus should prove a healthy stimulus to democracy and school spirit. Twenty-eight THE GYMNASIUM wm Twenty-nine MAY POLE Thirty a n □ □ I Thirty-one : mi a q D FACULTY OF SCHOOL OF PEDAGOGY Albert R. Taylor, Ph.D., LL.D., President. Professor of Philosophy and Pedagogy. Tames D. Rogers, Ph.D. Dean and Professor of Ancient Languages, Teachers ' Course in Latin. Bentamin B. James, A.M. Professor of Methods and Managements. Grace Patten Conant, A.B., A.M. Professor of English Language and Literature, Methods m. William PL Varnum. Professor of Fine and Applied Arts. Methods in. Robert J. Kellogg, A.B., Ph.D. Professor of Modern Languages, Methods in. Lorell M. Cole. Professor of Manual Training, Methods in. Bertha M. Miller, Ph.B. Professor of Domestic Science, Methods in. Mabel Dunlap, B.S. Professor of Domestic Art, Methods in. William E. Snyder. Professor of Piano Playing, Methods in. Edson W. Morphy. Professor of Violin Playing, Methods in. Ruth Darrow. Associate Professor of Art of Singing, Methods in. Harold Arthur Cole. Associate Professor of Piano Playing, Methods in. 3 alii Thirty-tiro nas i i ii nn MllyUDH K 1912 OD THE SCHOOL OF PEDAGOGY HE School of Pedagogy occupies a co-ordinate po- sition 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. It is particularly strong for teachers who have completed courses in profes- sional training as well as the courses for the college degree. The special courses offered include Elementary Psy- chology, Child Study, Methods of Teaching, the Art of School Management, the Philosophy of Education, History of Edu- cation, and theoretical and practical courses in subjects in which the student is wishing to specialize, as Domestic Sci- ence, Modern Language, Ancient Language, Fine and Applied Arts, Music, Manual Training, etc. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction recog- nizes this work in his annual circular, and candidates for the state certificate who have received the degree for courses including professional work will be given the same recogni- tion as graduates of the state institutions of learning, which means that such persons are only required to pass examina- tions in English, Educational Psychology. Principles and Methods of Teaching, and theses on such elementary school and secondary school problems, as the particular certificate may require. For a state supervisory certificate the History of Education is included, together with a satisfactory thesis on a problem of school administration. The degree which is offered those taking the four years ' course is that of Bachelor of Science with Pedagogy. There are received at the office, probably three or four times as many calls for teachers who have completed these courses, as can be filled. The demand for professionally trained teachers of the better sort grows every year and many of our graduates are going out to very desirable positions at fine salaries. Thirty-three lit f j r- - Thirty-four Dgg| c=] |DD MIIvUD R 1912 DOt □ □ FACULTY OF SCHOOL OF COMMERCE AND FINANCE Albert R. Taylor, Ph.D., LL.D., President. James D. Rogers, Ph.D., Dean of the College. William Wileerforce Smith, A.B., LL.D., Professor of Economics and Commercial Law. Elmer A. Riley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Commerce and Finance. Henry Clay Stanley, LL.B., J.D., Assistant Professor Commerce and Finance. Albert T. Mills, Ph.B., A.M., Professor of History and Political Science. Robert J. Kellogg, A.B., Ph.D., John C. Hessler, A.B., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry. Grace Patten Conant, A.B., A.M., Professor of English Language and Literature. Thirty-seven u □ T HE SCHOOL OF COMMERCE AND FINANCE Caput est in Omni Negotio, Nos ERE as early as the first century we have the prov- ince of the ' Commerce and Finance School recog- nized Said Roman tells us that " the most import- ant thing in any business is to know what should be done " and the last catalogue says virtually the same thing. Therefore we may he fairly certain m assuming that the School is founded on well recog- nized principles. _ . Generalizing, we may say that the functions of this de- partment are two in number. First, to give a high grade of scientific business training. Second, to develop a broad out- look of life, as well as to establish sound mental habits As to the first, the obviously increasing complexity of our busi- ness and financial methods, and the eminent success of college trained men therein, and the ever increasing demand tor sci- entific business men, in excess of the constantly growing sup- ply, is sufficient argument. ' While the second point is a little more hackneyed and abstract, it is, nevertheless, as important as the first. It can ;e Quid Agendum Sit.— Columella. scarcely be questioned that such subjects as Economics Public Finance and Sociology, have a broadening effect on the men- tal vision Likewise Elementary and Commercial Law Eco- nomic Problems, and other social studies, tend toward close and abstract thinking, in leading to large interest and use- fulness in life. . T , Mere mention must suffice for the equipment. The school is well up to the standard of the other schools m the institution. The Faculty is well known The Museum and the Library are well chosen, and are steadily expanding Also, he organization designated as the Com-Fu, Associa ion ,s when in running order, one of the most important satellites connected with the institution. As might be expected, the Com.-Fin. Department appeals more strongly to the men, altho women are no strangers to some of the class in the school. The course offered _as com- plete in itself, leading in four years to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Finance; which degree is, as we have inferred, as immediately and permanently useful as any granted by the University. Thirty-eight Thirty-nine EK 1912 DOE DO D FACULTY OF SCHOOL OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY Albert R. Taylor, Ph.D., LL.D., President. James D. Rogers, Ph.D., Dean of the College. Bertha M. Miller, Ph.B., Professor of Domestic Science. Mabel Dunlap, B.S., Professor of Domestic Art. Thomas W. Galloway, A. B., A.M., Ph.D., Professor of Biology. Robert J. Kellogg, A.B., Ph.D., Professor of Modern Languages. John C. Hessler, A.B., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry. Albert T. Mills, Ph.B., A.M., Professor of History and Political Science. William H. Varnum, Professor of Fine and Applied Arts. Grace Patten Conant, A.B., A.M., Professor of English Language and Literature. Benjamin B. James, A.B., A.M., Professor of Physics. Walter J. Risley, B.S., A.M., Professor of Mathematics. Faith H. Dodge, Ph.B., Associate Professor, Romance Languages. Viola M. Bell, B.S., Instructor in Domestic Science. □ □ DO MII IvID R 19 -i o n n SCHOOL OF DOMESTIC ECONOM Y HE School of Domestic Economy is composed of the students in the Domestic Art and Domestic Sci- ence Departments. The purpose of the School is Similar to that of other schools in the University, in that it is educating the student for life The acquirement of skill along certain lines of science, art and economics, in the course outlined, is of value, but of still greater importance is the ability gained to apply this skill to the practical problems of life in home and school. This increases the skill of the student in any line of work. This encouragement of clean and concise thinking, 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 relate to public hygiene and sanitation, connects the school life with that 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 is given to prepare the student for two lines of work. The first is that of home-making, in which the ma- jority of women are engaged. The second, that of teaching the various phases of the spbjects in the school. The latter is given in a normal course in which practice teaching is re- quired. The equipment of the school is unusually complete. On the first floor of the east wing are the rooms devoted to Do- mestic Art. Looms and all the appliances for giving an in- sight into the primitive, as well as the modern methods of the manufacture of various textiles, are included in this equip- ment. There are also 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 nursing, and the other lines included under the subject. □ □ For ' .y one Forty-Uro SCHOOL OF Albert R. Taylor, Ph.D., LL.D., President. James D. Rogers, Ph.D., Dean of the College. Eugene Cyrus Woodruff, B.S., Ph.D., Professor of Electrical Engineering. George Frederick Eckhard, B.S., C.E., Professor of Civil Engineering. Walter J. Risley, B.S., A.M., Professor of Mathematics. Benjamin B. James, A.B., Ph.D., Professor of Physics. John C. Hessler, A.B., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry. Grace Patten Conant, A.B., A.M., Professor of English Language and Literature. Lorell M. Cole, Professor of Manual Training. Robert J. Kellogg, A.B., Ph.D., Professor of Modern Languages. William Wilberforce Smith, A.B., LL.D., Professor of Commerce and Finance. Faith H. Dodge, Ph.B., Associate Professor, Romance Languages. Fr nk Clifford Miller, B.S., Instructor in Pattern, Foundry Work and Forging. □an ENGINEERING America surpasses all countries in the wealth of its i aatur 1 re- sources The unusual commercial possibilities presented by the foi- sts ore-laden mountains, and rich prairie lands were recognized by the earnest settlers, who directed their activities from the first largely toward converting the raw materials into marketable prod- ucts and transporting them to the consumers. The need of tools, machines, vehicles ot transportation, and the power to drive them, led to the invention and use of numerous me- cTnical devices to serve the requirements. The demands for tools of operation became more and more complex as the ° development became systematized into vast industries The attempts to suSS these demands are responsible for our earlier Engineering InTsS the first school of emigrants in the United States was established It provided for the theoretical and scientific study of SSneTring problems. The students of the profession have since mas red the situation until today the Engineer applies theory to " ract caf problems and presents results that revolutionize commei- S methods and give to civilization conveniences heretofore believed " " Lhffounclers of the James Millikin University recognized the value of industrial and technical training, hence the organization provided for a School of Engineering co-ordinate with the other deplr tments The popularity of the school is attested by the fact that of seven schools it is exceeded in number of graduates only by the school of Liberal Arts. However, the Board of Managers decided m June 1911, to dis- continue the Junior and Senior courses after 191,. t is the purpose of the management to offer two-year courses of such a character 1 1 upon completing them, students can enter regularly the Junior classes o the best Engineering schools. If this plan proves a suc- cess the Department offers several advantages to the prospective student He avoids the overcrowded under classes of the large I nical school. The many well equipped plants of Decatur furnish particular advantages for his personal inspection and study. He i placed in the best of environment during the early or re-adjustment period of his college career. Forty-fovr 0 □ □ □ □ DO MIUJD K 19 u u THE J. M. U. POWER PLANT bein HE J. M. U. Power Plant was the scene of more work than usual during the winter of 191 1 and ' 12, not only because it was an extra cold winter but the steam mains, light and power cables were being put into the new gymnasium and the Con- servatory of Music. The record for burning coal at the J. M. U. plant, was broken during the month of January, 1912, 611 tons of coal §■ consumed during the one month. The boiler capacity will not be enlarged on account of the new build- ings, but the plant will CHAPMAN BRICKER 3€ kept running clay and night during the cold weather because it takes about four times the boiler capacity to warm a building up when it is cold, that it does to keep it warm. There will he some change made in the engine room, on the engines, pumps, generator and switchboard. An additional engine and generator will be necessary to furnish the light and power for the new buildings. Erroll V. Chapman, chief engineer, is serving his third year in that position. During the two years previous, he was a student in the J. M. U. engineering department. Floyd Bricker, assistant engineer, is a student in the manual training department and was a former student in the engineering department. Other students who are worthy of mention, who help make the fire burn, the whistle blow and the wheels go, are Ollie Thompson, Harry Small wood, Conant Taylor and Homer Bricker. Forty-five it Uonli Forty-seven n°° ii ti n n MIL IDRK 1912 DO FACULTY OF SCHOOL OF LIBRARY SCIENCE Albert R. Taylor, Ph.D., LL.D., President. James D. Rogers, Ph.D., Dean of the College. Anne M. Boyd, Librarian and Instructor in Library Science. J. D. Rogers, Ph.D., Lecturer on the Greek Alphabet and Greek and Persian Literature. Robert J. Kellogg, A.B., Ph.D., Lecturer on the Sanscript and German Alphabets and Literatures. Theophile J. Meek, A.B., B.D., Lecturer on tine Semetic Alphabet and Literature. Forty-nine I THE SCHOOL OF LIBRARY SCIENCE N OTHER year has passed and again the interesting- growth of the Library may be measured. A few glances will convince one of its increase. Thirty- one volumes of Warner ' s Library of the World ' s Best Literature, Monroe ' s Encyclopaedia of Educa- tion, five volumes of Baldwin ' s Dictionary of Phil- osophy and Psychology, are among the most notice- able inches added. Friends have shown their interest in the development and aided its growth by gifts. Mrs. Hawkins presented the late Mr. Hawkins ' entire Theological Library, and Albert Putney, Dean of the Chicago College of Law, has given his valuable Law Library of twelve volumes. The broadening of the Library is not so evident, but a visit to the east end of the lower corridor will show this development. In a room there, are to be found about five hundred bound public documents, besides innumerable unbound magazines, pamph- lets, and other valuable material. The Department of Library Scienece hopes to use this room also as a work room in the future. It is not possible that the Library should increase in size without adding a few pounds to its weight. To take the place of the four graduates who were sacrificed last year for its reputation, the Library Science Department has gained three members, and hopes to add two more this second semester. In this measurement of development, the mental growth must be considered. Most characteristic of this is a list of books drat was compiled, after much hard work and many consultations, by the Librarian. The list covers the whole field of knowl- edge. All students of the Library Science Department must read one book from each of the six groups in the list, every year. Anyone seeking a good reading list may find this splen- did one in the Official University Bulletin. So the Library has grown and does not show any ten- dency to stop; indeed, it has already far outgrown its present quarters. Fifty HIvUDEK 1912 DDI FACULTY OF SCHOOL OF FINE AND APPLIED ARTS Albert R. Taylor, Ph.D., LL.D., President. James D. Rogers, Ph.D., Dean of the College. William H. Varnum, Professor of Fine and Applied Arts. Irene Handlin, Instructor in Fine and Applied Arts Clara A. Greenwood, Instructor in Fine Arts. Lecturer on Artistic Anatomy. Ingle Gammon, Instructor in Keramics. Thomas W. Galloway, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Professor of Biology. James D. Rogers, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Lecturer on History of Sculpture. Robert J. Kellogg, A.B., Ph.D., Professor of Modern Languages. Grace Patten Conant, A.B., A.M., Professor of English Language and Literature. Lorell M. Cole, Professor of Manual Training. John C. Hessler, A.B., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry. Walter J. Risley, B.S., A.M., Professor of Mathematics. Emma L. Baker, Instructor in Keramics (leave of absence). Faith H. Dodge, Ph.B., Associate Professor, Romance Languages. r □□ , i _ □□ 0 MIU4DE; SCHOOL OF FINE AND APPLIED ARTS ceived from the city of Decatur indicate a prosperous sale up to this time and, as these articles are radically different from existing forms of jewelry and are proving popular, the high- est hopes are entertained for the success of the project. A similar line of work is in contemplation for the Fine Arts Classes, not with the object of commercializing the cours- es, hut rather to prove their actual value in the activities of life in the face of competition. This is the underlying motive of the school. The work of the School of Fine and Applied Arts in this direction can he accurately estimated by the work of the grad- uates and former students. A number of these are now act- ively engaged in supervising or teaching in the cities of the state or in commercial art lines with newspapers or department stores. Our students are readily admitted to advanced stand- ing in any of the older art schools of the country, indicating a thorough theoretical and technical training " . Fifty-three HE general character of the courses offered by the School of Fine and Applied Arts is now generally understood, but the new activity of the Applied Arts Classes in a different phase of work may be of interest. 1 As an accurate test of the practical value of the work of the Junior and Senior Applied Arts Classes, it was decided to select some special process of artistic decoration, apply it to some marketable product and test the value of the same by placing the product on sale in different cities throughout the country. In accord with this line of activity, fobs, pins of various kinds, and other articles of jewelry were placed in four cities in Illinois, two in Maine, one in North Carolina, four in Flor- ida and one in Cuba, the city of Havana. The scope of opera- tions will be extended until the sales are sufficient to afford remunerative support to a number of students. Reports re- Fifty-four - IDEK1912 00 [ □ □ FACULTY OF CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC Hermann H. Kaeu-per, Directory of Conservatory, Cincinnati College of Music; piano study with Dr. N. J. Elsenheimer and Albino Gorono; composition and choral and orchestral conducting for three years with Mr. Frank Van der Stucken, the celebrated con- ductor and composer; harmony, counterpoint, composition, orchestration, piano, pipe-organ and violin study with various masters in Cincinnati, Chicago and New York. Ada Emilie Lindsay, kkt Secretary of Conservatory, University of Illinois, James Millikin University, A.B., 1905. Frederick H. Baker, Associate Professor of Piano Playing, New England Con- servatory of Music, Private study with Dr. Loins Maas, Mr. Carl Faelten and Mrs. Thomas Tapper, and Royal Conservatory of Music in Leipzig, Germany. Harold A. Cole, sae Associate Professor of Piano Playing, Professor of His- tory of Music. New England Conservatory of Music, 1907, private study with Alfred de Voto, Harry Redmon, Henry M. Dunham and F. Addison Porter. Ruth D arrow, . Associate Professor of the Art of Singing and Theoretical Branches and Professor of the Theory and Practice of Teaching Public School Music. Williams Memorial Institute, Columbia University, Institute of Musical Art, New York City, Private study in Berlin, Germany. Miner Walden Gallup, (On leave of absence). Associate Professor of Piano Playing. Virgil Piano School 1902; private study in Albany, N. Y., and Berlin, Cer- many, with Dr. Percy J. Stames, Alberto Jonas and Vernon Spencer. Edson W. Morphy, Professor of Violin Playing and Conductor of the Con- servatory of Music Orchestra. New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, private study with Paul Viardot of Pans, France. William B. Olds, Professor of the Art of Singing, Beloit College, A.B., 1898; Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlm, Ohio; American Conservatory. Chicago. William Erhart Snyder, _ Professor of the Art of Teaching Music, Pipe-Organ Playing and Associate Professor of Piano Playing. Detroit Conservatory of Music, Sherwood Music School, Chicago; Theodore Leschetizky, Vienna, Austria; and private study m theoretic music with Professor Robert Fuchs in Vienna Im- perial Conservatory. Edna Guilds, Instructor in Piano Playing. American Conservatory in Chicago; Millikin Conservatory of Music, performers diploma, 1908, teacher ' s certificate, 1909. ODD MIlyUD R 1912 D[ Nellie Gebhart, Instructor in Piano Playing. Millikin Conservatory of Music, diploma in piano playing, 1908. Ora Rogers, Instructor in Piano Playing and Harmony. Harmony certificate, 1906, piano teacher ' s certificate, 1907, performer ' s certificate 1907, teacher ' s diploma 1908 from Millikin Conserva- tory of Music. Bessie Stone Williams, n Instructor in Piano Playing and Harmony. Highland University of Highland, Kansas, A.B., 1909; Highland Univer- sity School of Music, 1905; Sherwood Music School, Chicago, 1909; private study with Mrs. Jessie L. Gaynor, Mr. Wm. Sherwood and Miss Georgia Kober. LlLLIE ASHBY, Instructor in Piano Playing, Millikin Conservatory of Music performer ' s certificate, harmony certificate and teach- er ' s certificate in 1907; teacher ' s diploma, 1909. Babetha Fahrnkopf Beecher, Instructor in Piano Playing. Millikin Conservatory of Music, teacher ' s certificate, 1907; performer ' s certificate, 1906. Sylvia Fisk, e a x Instructor in Piano Playing. Millikin Conservatory of Music, performer ' s certificate 1909; Harmony certificate, 1910; teacher ' s certificate, 1911. Lillian Heath, axq Instructor in the Art of Singing. University of Illinois, Millikin Conservatory of Music. Mary Hemenway, Instructor in Violin Playing. Millikin Conservatory of Music, certificate in viloin playing, 1907; harmony certificate, 1909; diploma in violin playing, 1911. George Lillich, tke Instructor in Piano Playing. Millikin Conservatory of Music, performer ' s certificate, 1909; teacher ' s certificate, 1910. Fay MacAdams, xst Instructor in Piano Playing. Millikin Conservatory of Music. Certificate in piano playing, 1907; diploma in piano playing, 1909. Anna Whitmer McNabb, n Instructor in Piano Llaying. University of Southern Cal- ifornia at Los Angeles and at Millikin Conservatory of Music; performer ' s certificate, 1907; harmony and teacher ' s certificate, 1910. Madah M. Snell, Instructor in Piano Playing and Pianoforte Technic. Mil- likin Conservatory of Music; performer ' s certificate, 1906; teach- er ' s certificate, 1907; harmony certificate, 1909. Jeannette Trautmann, n Instructor in the Art of Singing. Millikin Conservatory of Music, certificate in the art of singing. 1907; diploma in art of singing, 1911. Robert Walter, Instructor of Orchestral and Band Wind Instruments. Grace Wandel, Instructor in Piano Playing. Millikin Conservatory of Music; performer ' s certificate, 1907; teacher ' s certificate, 1910. Fifty-seven MILLI KIN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC Millikin Conservatory of Music is an ideal place for music study because of the following advantages : Not Conducted for Profit— This is not a money mak- ing institution. All the income is devoted to the furtherance of musical education. That is why it gives more free instruc- tion than other schools. Tuition Fees Very Low— One-third to one-half those charo-ed for similar instruction in Boston or New York. Faculty— Twenty-five members of superior ability, pro- fessors selected with great care in Europe and this country. Methods— Most scientific and modern. Standards— The highest, educational and artistic. Concerts, Recitals, Lectures— Great orchestras, art- ists, lecturers presented each year. Diplomas and Certificates— Granted on completion of specified courses. Teachers ' Training Department— Piano, Voice, Vio- lin Public School Music. Teachers ' Certificates and Diplomas. ' Enrollment — -College Year 1910-191 1-623 students. The steady gain m numbers has been remarkable, but far more important has been the splendid development of the stud- ents in artistic growth and general education. Fifty-eight □ □Lt JU J7J Fifty- nine D MILUDEK 1912 ID □ □U THE NEW CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC BUILDING HE new building to be entirely devoted to the need of the Conservatory of Music is now being erected. It has a beautiful location on the southwestern part of the University campus with a very large lawn on all sides. The design is in the Elizabethan style of architecture to harmonize with the present univer- sity buildings. There will be 82 rooms, of which 32 will be teaching rooms for private lessons, 6 large class rooms for theoretical and other class work, 26 devoted to practice and study pur- poses 4 offices and administration rooms, 5 toilet rooms, library, rest room, cloak rooms, etc. A recital hall with capac- ity of -50 people will occupy the west wing on the first floor. The general architectural treatment of this hall ab of the whole interior, will be in pure Gothic style. The problem of a tone-proof construction was thoroly studied by the director before the new building was planned. Visits to the leading conservatories of America and corres- pondence with those in Europe, showed much to avoid and some good points which have been incorporated m the plans for the Millikin Conservatory. This building will be one of the most complete and effective for its special purposes, ever erected. Sixty-two n rF UnnLL: THE ACADEMY HE Academy is a delightful little world of its own, independent in many ways, and yet indissolubly joined to the larger college world. The students of the Academy have many of the advantages of the college students ; access to an excellent library, the gymnasium, christian associations, also the great advantage of a stimulating collegiate atmosphere. In these ways it is joined, but it has also its own separate ad- vantages and pleasures. Last year an Academy Literary Soci- ety was organized and it has prospered. In this the Academy students are supreme, and the experience and knowledge which they derive from it are of great benefit to them, and make them valuable additions to the college societies later. The main purpose of the Academy is a preparation for college. It is a course of four years which furnishes thorough training in all the lower branches with direct reference to the higher courses which the student will take up in college. But it is not only for those who expect to enter college. It also furnishes opportunity to pursue one or two academy studies offered to those who are specializing in Music and Fine Arts. In either case, however, it is fundamentally a school of prep- aration. Sixty-three UD£K1912 DDE □ □ □ □ 0 FACULTY OF ACADEMY Albert R. Taylor, Ph.D., LL.D., President. James D. Rogers, Ph.D., Dean of the Collegie. Benjamin B. James, A.M., Principal and Professor of Physics. Lorell M. Cole, Professor- of Manual Training. Binney Gunnison, A.B., Professor of Public Speaking. Henry Clay Stanley, A.M., J.D., Assistant Professor of Commerce and Finance. Alvin Hertwig, B.S., Instructor in Mathematics. Bonnie C. Blackburn, A.B., Instructor in English. Lucile M. Bragg, A.B., A.M., Registrar and Instructor in Ancient Languages. Clara A. Greenwood, Instructor in Art. Isabella T. Machan, A.B., A.M., Associate Professor of Ancient Languages. Frank C. Miller, B.S., Instructor in Patterns, Foundry Work and Forging. J£, • , • ' ' . ... ' - ' .,.v ' ' ,. V - EDGAR H. ALLEN, T K E, Decatur, Illinois. B.S. in Commerce and Finance. " Who deserves well, needs not another ' s praise. " — Heath. Decatur H. S. 1907. Y. M. C. A. 1908-12. Presi- dent of Philomathean, Stud- ent Council, Debating Club, Corn-Fin. Club, Sec ' y 1911. Millikin-Wesleyan Debate, 1911. Treasurer of Sopho- more Class 1909-10. Inter- Society Debate, 1911. Chair- man Ensignia Committee. High Honor Student. A solid, well built man, who has four well-spent years to look back upon. Will argue for hours on either side of any question. College honors and organiza- tions are mere child ' s play to him. FRANCES MARY BAKER, 6 A X, Biggsville, Illinois, A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Cy " " Thou living ray of intellect- ual fire. " — Falconer. Bigsville H. S. ' 08. ; . W. C. A., Orlandian, Deutche Ver- ein T1-T2, Cercle Francais T1-T2. Honor Student ' 09- ' 11. Winner of Millidek Short Story ' 09. Frances, otherwise " Cy " , has an assorted wealth of beauty pins which she prefers to but- tions, nevertheless she is a ' Psych ' shark. MARY MADGE BLAKE, Indianapolis, Indiana. B. S. in Domestic Art. " Nothing lovelier can be found in woman than to study household good. " — Milton. M. Training H. S. Indianapo- lis, Ind. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet ' 09-T2. Orlandian Sec ' y ' 09. Vive-Pres. TO. Vice. Pres. Sophomore Class ' 09-TO. Dec- aturian Staff 10-12. Home Economics Club Pres. ll- ' 12. Kodak Editor of Millidek ' 12. Honor Student ' 09-Tl. Well read and can speil intel- ligently on any subject. Has a most wonderful laugh, which is easily provoked by one of her own sallies. Claims that Illinois is merely a backyard for her Hoosier State. LOIS ADELINE BROWNE, II B , Carbondale, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " We saw her charming, but saw not half the charms her downcast modesty con- cealed. " — T homson. S. I. S. N. U. ' 10. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet T1-T2. Pres. Aston Hall Govt. Assn. Tl. Cercle Francais 11-12. High Honor Student. Possessed of a nature as sun- ny as the day is long. Her con- fidential it-is-a-secret-between- you-and-me way of reciting has carried her safely through all dangers. □ □ □ □ Sixty- ID D MI JESSE L. CONEL. TKE Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " I freely told you all the wealth I had Ran in my veins — I was a gentleman. ' ' — Shakespere. Decatur H. S. ' 99. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Pres. ' 11- ' 12. Pres. Senior Class. Stud- ent Council ' 11 - ' 12. Chairman Gym Fund Committee ' 10- ' ll. Athletic Board ' 11- ' 12. Inter- fraternity Council. High Honor Student. His cheeks are as red as the wrapper on a tomato can. Biol- ogy is his pet, and Darwin, Spencer and Huxley are old friends of his. Has high ideals, straight, sincere principles, and wouldn ' t knock on the devil himself. Does not smoke and swears only occasionally. □ □ LOTTIE B. COOK, Moweaqua, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " But though that place I nev- er gain Herein lies comfort for my pain : I will be worthy of it. " —Ella VV. Wilcox. Moweaqua H. S. ' 08. Y. W. C. A. Senior Class, Sec ' y ' 12. Honor Student. Lottie is a thorough, earnest worker, and sits up until the wee small hours under the impres- sion that she is studying. Sixty-seven NORMA LOUISE COUNCIL, II B Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Councy " " A pleasing countenance is no slight advantage. " — Ovid. Illinois Woman ' s College ' 06- ' 09. Y. M. C. A Cabinet ' 10- ' 11. Orlandian. Deutche Ver- ein. Cercle Francais. Arts and Crafts Society. Editor- in-Chief of Milb ' dek. Honor Student ' 10- ' ll. Noted chiefly for her dimples, e} ' es and waltzing. Bias a strong, energetic temperament, always a ready and sympathetic friend. LUCY ALICE CURTIS, n B Decatur, Illinois. B.S. in Library Science. " Luce " " On one she smiled and he was blest. " — Arnold. Decatur H. S. ' 08. Y. W. C. A. Library Club. Vice-Pres- ident ' 10- ' ll. Home Eco- nomics Club. Asst. Editor of Millidek ' 12. Chairman Social Committee ' 12. Honor Student ' 10- ' ll. An ardent advocate of the full dinner-pail. A vivacious conver- sationalist. Blad such a time with freshman math, that she wears her cap at an " angle of 6 in honor of the struggle. □ □ MILLIDEK 1912 □ □ □ □ 0 ZELDRA E. EDWARDS. Decatur, Illinois. B.S. in Fine and Applied Arts. " A flattering painter, who made it her care To draw men as they ought to be, not as they are. " — Goldsmith. J. M. U. Academy ' 09. Vice- Pres. of Arts and Crafts So- ciety ' 11-T2. Honor Student TO-Tl. Believes that a little learning is a dangerous thing and doesn ' t propose to take any chances. Can be seen most any time with her load of paint brushes and worried anxious look. MARY EDITH HAMPTON, X2 Mechanicsburg, Illinois. B. S. in Library Science. " Edie " " Ye gods, annihilate but space in time And make two lovers happy. " — Pope. J. M. U. Academy ' 07. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet ' 08- ' 09. Orlan- dian Sec ' y ' 09. Decaturian Staff ' 08- ' 09. Class Sec ' y ' 08- ' 09, ' 10- ' ll. Pres. Library Club ' 11 - ' 12. Class Editor of Mil- lidek ' 12. Honor Student. The very fact of being a Sen- ior settles some people, but for others it takes love. Plow we did like our Hampton those first three years and " it " hasn ' t marred our affection for her this year. She still bubbles over with the pure joy of living and has more business than a Coal Co. in zero weather. MRS. CORINNE HOLCOMBE Topeka. Kansas. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Queen " " All the reasonings of man are worth one sentiment of woman. " — Voltaire. J. M. U. Academy ' 08. Y. W. C. A. Philomathean. High Honor Student. Quite fond of philosophizing. Is " never satisfied until she knows " why. " Her perserver- ance and determination are bound to bring her success. SARAH A. JACOBSON, X 2 , Niantic, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Gussie " " True as the needle to the pole, Or the dial to the sun. " —Booth. J M. U. Academy ' 08. Eure- ka College ' 08- ' 09. Y. W. C. A. President ' 11- ' 12. Philo- mathean. President of Stud- ent Council ' 11- ' 12. Honor Student. Gussie is the only " lady mem- ber " of the student council. (See S. Council picture). She calls meetings with an alarming fre- quency. Quite speedy, in fact has shown remarkable ability to run things. D □ □ □ □ ]Q0 1912 00 □ □ □ □U MIAL LAMB. Warden, Illinois. B.S. in Civil Engineering. " Gabble " " Oh, there ' s a heart for every one, If every one could find it. " — Swain. J. M. U. Academy ' 07. Y. M. C. A. Orlandian. En- gineering Society. He smiles but seldom, and then it is nothing more than a surface ripple. Slow as an ice wagon, but always gets there just the same. MARY E. McKENNAN, AAA, Paris Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " A woman ' s honor rests on manly love. " Adrian College ' 09- ' 10. Y. W. C. A. Honor Student. Has a quiet, unobtrusive man- ner which made a hit with Alon- zo. Was never known to de- ceive her friends, not even by wearing a rat. CAROLINE JEWEL MAY, X 2 , Mt. Zion, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Julie " " Here is a " jewel " of gold and pearl. " Decatur H. S. ' 06. Y. W. C. A. Philomathean. Cercle Francais. Honor Stud- ent. Claims to be the original Blonde Kid. She is the prod- uct of an interesting case of ev- olution in which a bashful, blushing freshman, who knew nothing of dancing, was changed into a most polished and fin- ished fusser as a Senior. MARGARET J. MILLER, 9 AX, Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " And then I saw her eye was bright A will of lore, a spring of light. " — Coleridge. Y. W. C. A. Orlandian Class Leader ' 10. Cercle Francais. Pan Hellenic Treas. Dra- matic Club. Never smiles for fear her face might slip farther than she in- tended. Has grown weak under the burden of Pan Hellenic Treasury. ID □ □ D □ □ □ O _ :: I Sixty-nine MILDRED MONTGOMERY, Decatur, Illinois. B.S. in Fine and Applied Arts. " Tubby " " I have a heart with room for every joy. " — Bailey. Decatur H. S. ' 06. Y. W. C. A. Orlandian. Arts and Crafts Society. Sec ' y T1-T2. Chairman Invitation Committee ' 12. Honor Stud- ent. Has a high sense of honor and always does her very best. So unusually accommodating and ready to help her friends. LEON GOODBRAKE MYERS T K B, Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Tub " " Thou are so long and lean and lank As are the ribbed sands. " — Coleridge. Clinton H. S. ' 08. U. of I. ' 08- ' 09. Football ' 09-T1. Track ' 09. Glee Club ' 09-T2. Manager ' 12. Honor Student ' 10-Tl. One of our few senior ath- letes. Has a habit of seeing wonders, once seeing a square ball bat. Wears same size shoe as collar. Can tell you how they do things in the " big- schools. " THOMAS BARKER MYERS. IKE, Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Tom " " His voice no touch of har- mony admits, Irregularly deep and shrill by fits. " — Churchill. Clinton H. S. ' 08. Y M C. A. Orlandian. Glee Club T0-T2. Track ' 09-T2. Athletic Editor of Millidek ' 12. Track Captain ' 12. Inter- fraternity Council. Though nearly always busy he often finds time to sit down and pick a bit of ragtime from the piano. He has had and still has numerous affinities. Has a marcel wave in his golden hair that makes all the girls jeakms. ANNA CATHERINE NEW. B T K, Decatur, Illinois. " Anner " " Zealous, yet modest. " Newman H. S. ' 07. S. I. S. N. U. ' 09. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet ' 11- ' 12. Dra- matic Art. High Honor Student. " Anner " got in the habit of making good grades her first year and has never been able to break the habit. Seventy ARTHUR NIEDERMEYER. T K E, Decatur, Illinois. A.R. in Liberal Arts. " Dutcheymeyer " " The fault of the Dutch Is hitting too little and miss- ing too much. " Decatur H. S. ' 07. Y. M. C. A. Orlandian. Dec- aturian Staff ' 10. Editor ' 11- ' 12. Glee Club ' 11. Debating Club. Pres. ' 11. Student Council ' 11 - ' 12. Honor Stud- ent ' 09-11. Steady consumer of cosmetics, to such an extent that he knows more about hair tonics than he does " class hymns. " Writer of lyrics, especially sonnets to his lady ' s eyebrow. Stands up in his seat when they play " Wacht am Rhine. " Is looking for a " steady. " JULIA O WINGS. II Owaneco, Illinois. B. S. in Fine and Applied Arts. " Judy " " And if I change with all the winds that blow ' Tis only because they made me so. " T . M. U. Academy ' 03. Y. W C. A. Orlandian. Arts and Crafts Society. Chodat prize oil painting ' 10. Art Editor of Millidek ' 12. Doesn ' t know just why she alighted on this dreary planet instead of jolly Mars, but she is here and we are glad of it. We are especially fond of her " de- lighted " smile. RHODA FERNE PARR, B r K Decatur, Illinois. B.S. in Liberal Arts. " Peggy " " I picture her with sorrowful vague eyes. " — Aldrich. Decatur H. S. ' 08. Y. W. C. A. Orlandian. Cercle Francais. Honor Stud- ent. Doesn ' t deny that a true heart beats only for her, and its own- er waits impatiently the day of graduation. JESSIE E. PATTERSON, EI B £, Decatur. Illinois. A.R. in Liberal Arts. " Pat " " Rare is the union of beauty and purity. " Decatur H. S. Y. W. C. A. Dramatic Club. Flome Economics Club. Hon- or Student. Has been in love for four years and with the same man! Spends most of her study hours writing to Springfield, Mo. Missed getting a letter one day in Feb. Her cordial sincerity has made her ever popular with her friends. Sevenf))-onc EVERETT W. PINKSTAFF, T K E, Lawrenceville, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Pinky " " The very " pink " of perfec- tion. " Greenville Prep. School 08. Y. M. C. A. Orlandian. Dra- matic Club. Pres. Junior Class ' 10-Tl. Student Coun- cil TO-Tl. Sec. Athletic Assn. TO-Tl. Business Mgr. Decaturian T1-T2. Track TO-Tl. Football T1-T2. Mgr. Basketball ' 12. Chairman Auto and Luncheon Commit- tee ' 12. Honor Student ' 09- ' 11. Has always wanted an addi- tional closet to keep his extra suits in, and needs a whole clos- et for each pair of shoes. The doctors think his heart is weak— t-he Q-irls know it. BLANCHE REDMON, n Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Bill " " Happy am I, from care I ' m free; Why ain ' t they all contented like me? " Decatur H. S. ' 07. Chairman Song Committee. A delightful mixture of earn- estness, frivolity of wisdom and inconsequence. Bones a little, but spends most of her time sleeping and dreaming and writ- ins; letters. LENA MARIE RUSSELL. Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " A mistress of herself Though China Fall " — Pope. Decatur H. S. ' 08. Y. W. C. A. Quite a shark in Math, she is. In fact she has calculated Ann ' s a ge_with the aid of Osgood ' s Calculus rules. MARGARET L. RUSSELL, B r K, Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " The mildest manner with the bravest mind. " Decatur H. S. ' 08. Bradley Polytechnic ' 10. Dra- matic Club, Vice-Pres. TI- TS. Literary Editor Milli- dek ' 12. Plays the piano for her court- ers and ' tis well said that they always come again. Was never known to worry — or hurry. Seventy-two □ □ □ □ MIUvID K 1912 00 □ □ □ □U MARY LOIS SCOTT, A 9t, Portland, Oregon. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Scotty " " Then westward ho! Grace and good Disposition attend your lady- ship. " — Shakespere. Allen Prep. School ' 08. Y. W. C. A. Orlandian Vice- Pres. ' 09. Vice-Pres. Junior Class TO- ' ll. Arts and Crafts Society. Honor Student. Her warm affectionate nature may manifest itself in either a handshake, a knockout blow on the back or a hearty hug. A fearless, determined Irishman from Oregon who wins a friend in every one she meets. MARY EDNA SCOTT, n Springfield, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Scotie " " Blessings be on him who first invented sleep. " — Cervantes. Springfield H. S. ' 08. Y. W. C. A. Orlandian Sec ' y ' 10. Vice-Pres. ' 11. Junior Class Marshal. Joke Editor Milli- dek ' 12. Honor Student. True to one at home and shuns masculine society at times. Can sleep and study at the same time. Lucky mortal! DOROTHY J. SHADE, A 9, Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. ' Dot " " I ' ll be merry, I ' ll be free, I ' ll be sad for nobody. " — Burns. Decatur H. S. ' 07. St. Mary ' s School ' 07- ' 08. Bradley Polytechnic ' 10. Dra-- matic Club. Last year she discovered she was an actress and made a hit that made Julia Marlowe shake in her shoes and Billy Burke look nervous. Is one of the best patrons of the College Supply Store. MILDRED SHIPP, Br K Paris, Illinois. B.S. in Fine and Applied Arts. M.A. in Fine and Applied Arts " Susie " " A sculptor wields the chisel And the stricken marble Grows to beauty. " — Bryant. Millikin Academy ' 08. Y. W. C. A. Orlandian. Dra- matic Club. Arts and Crafts Society Pres. ' 11. Millidek Art Prize ' 11. Haines and Essick Art Prize ' 11. Col- umbia Summer School ' 11. Vice-Pres. Senior Class ' 12. " Susie " takes the prize, got first in the " Contest for the Ar- tistic manipulation of the eye- brows and mouth. " [Don □ □ Seventy-three EDGAR FOSTER STEVENS. Alton, Illinois. B.S. in Electrical Engineer- ing. " Stevie " " The best of all ways To lengthen our days Is to steal a few hours from the night. " — Moore. Alton H. S. Dramatic Club. Engineering Club. Has a most charming smile that is fatal to all " femmes. " Reckons time by the number of days until the next hop. Typical example of a Fickle Senior Fusser. MRS. ANNA S. WALKER, Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " He is a fool who think- by force or skill To turn the current of a woman ' s w ill. " Y. VV. C. A. Arts and Crafts Club. Cercle Francais. Mrs. Walker is especially fond of arguing historic questions with the head of the History Dep ' t, but has never admitted being on the wrong side of the argument. IVA INGERSOL WASSON. Decatur, Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Fair spoken and persuasive, honest to the core. " Decatur H. S. ' 08. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet ' 11- ' 12. Decaturian Staff ' 11- ' 12. Girls Glee Club ' 10- ' 12. Certificate of Proficiency in Piano Play- ing ' 09. Honor Student. Takes everything seriously un- til, by the aid of a diagram, the joke is explained. Positively re- fuses to play rag. ROY WENTZ. Decatur, Illinois. B.S. in Mechanical Engineer- ing. " The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which changeth not. " Charleston ' 05. Sophomore Pres. ' 09- ' 10. Jun- ior Class Treasurer ' 10- ' ll. Business Mgr. Football ' 11. Business Mgr. Millidek ' 12. Athletic Association Pres. Tl- ' 12. Honor Student ' 09- ' ll. He isn ' t much as a fusser — didn ' t get started right in his Freshman year. His sketches of electrical machinery are used by some leading Sunday papers for puzzle pictures. Only Wentz has the key to them. A man of his word. Seve?ify-four □ □ □ □ ODD MILL I HARVEY A. WOOD, TKE Effingham, Illionis. B.S. in Electrical Engineer- ing. " Woody " " The deepest rivers make least din. " — Sterling. 111. Wesleyan Academy ' 08. Y. M. C. A. Orlandian. Lit- erary League Pres. ' 10. Man- ager Track Team ' 12. Class Treasurer ' 12. Asst. Business Mgr. Millidek. Honor Stud- ent ' 0- ' ll. Carries on his courtship by mental telepathy, believing that words are not only superfluous but also inadequate. Opens up like a morning-glory when with the fellows, but when he mingles with the rocking-chair brigade he shuts up like a moonflower in the sun. GROVER W. YODER, 2 A E Decatur, Illinois. B.S. in Commerce and Finance. " Babe " " A combination and a form indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man. " — Shakespere. Taylorville H. S. ' 08. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet Tl-TS. Com. -Fin. Assn. Gym. Fund Committee. Football ' 08-Tl. Captain ' 11. Baseball Mgr. ' 12. Advertising Mgr. Millidek ' 12. Inter-fraternity Council. Honor Student ' 09-Tl. Has been J. M. U. ' s heavy fus- ser for four years, and no tea, fight or dinner is complete with- out him. He knows the shortest way home on any football trip — its by way of Taylorville. Seventy-fire ROGER YOUNG. Decatur. Illinois. A.B. in Liberal Arts. " Grandpa ' ' " Thou art such a testy, touchy, pleasant fellow. " — Addison. Decatur H. S. ' 08. Y. M. C. A. Philomathean Pres. ' 11- ' 12. Debating Club. Winner Brown Debate ' 11. Inter Society Debate ' 11. Tennis Mgr. T1-T2. Com.- Fin. Club. Asst. Adv. Mgr. Millidek ' 12. High Honor Student. A loose jointed, unobtrusive creature, graceful as a camel, wears a perpetual grin that masks his face. Good hearted and sincere — sometimes. When he talks he uses his whole face to help him out, and when he- recites he gives one the impres- sion that he is getting ready to cry. GRACE LORRAINE THRIFT, II B 9, Decatur, Illinois. A.B. 1911. A.M. in Classical Course. " Soft as some song divine, thy story flows. " — Homer. Wooster University Prepa- tory ' 07. Y. W. C. A. President ' 09-TO. Orlandian critic. Litrary League Vice-President ' 11. Literary Editor Decaturian ' 09. Editor-in-chief of Milli- dek ' 11. Dignity is her chief character- istic, — love for clothes her only fault. MIlvUDEK 1912 DDlt=i|ggD CLASS OF 1912 . , An . Flower— Red Rose. Colors — Garnet and White. M otto — " He can who thinks he can. " _ , o Lottie Cook n • r , Jesse Conel Secretary President ■ Harvey Wood Vice-President Mildred Shipp Treasurer CANDIDATES FOR DEGREE OF MASTER OF ARTS .Charles Franklin Susan Mildred Shipp -John L. Tait Helen Elizabeth Mills ♦Thomas E. Sherman Edith Margaret Potts Grace Lorraine Thrift In absentia. D □ □ □ □ DO MIIylylDIvK 1912 DO □ □ □ □ D 1912 i A i 0 11 HISTORY of the Class of 1912 ! The very thought fills me with consternation and fear; a sense of my own unworthiness to write the annals of this never- to-be-forgotten class quite overwhelms me. Its deeds and misdeeds are far too numerous to tell, and its very worth, strength, competence and high ideals are beyond the power of my pen to describe. Think of its future ! Oh, ye glorious muse of History, grant me just one vision of the class of garnet and white. I lean back in my chair, close my eyes, and dreamily await the vision. It is late Summer and behold! I see a road, rough and hilly, stretching far before me. Entering the gateway I see a child clothed all in glistening white. There are tears in his eyes as he glances wistfully backwards, but nevertheless a hopeful far-seeing light is in them as he dimly descries the bright blue sea beyond. Look ! How resolutely he trudges over the rough places, tho one be marked with the fearful words " Math Exam, " and another — I can scarcely make out the name but the first letters seem to be De-G. Our child is growing sturdier and stronger with every step though now his brow is furrowed with worry as he labor- iously plods up the hill with S. Ex. in letters of fire glowing from its summit. But the way is not always hard, for lo ! Now he is sipping tea in a pleasant valley, and now he has joyously left the road, for a brief care-free visit in a delight- ful field adjoining, and thus he moves ever forward, happily, gloriously inspired by the magnificent views of the sea beyond that are seen from the hilltops of surmounting difficulty. Behold ! Our child, grown now to the stature of a youth, is lingering for an instant in a pleasant vale called " amo. " But no! He is starting on the way with hurried footsteps. And now before him, a table is set, abundantly laden with good things. What? Can it be a baseball and bat, I see in the center? Yes, and there are the bases, the whole diamond. As the youth turns to seat himself at the table, I see the numerals 1912 burning in the beautiful garnet letters across his breast. A little farther I see our youth clothed in a scholarly cap) and flowing black gown. How fair he is to look upon with his handsome, earnest face and his glad hopeful eyes ! Now before him arises a mountain, the greatest o f all, the steepest of all. He hears a cold business like voice say " next " and a blank horror creeps over his countenance. But see! He is picking up a note-book at the base of the mountain. In it are many questions, but lo! A calm smile lights up his face. Answers are there too ' , and better yet, they are followed by the authentic T. in parenthesis. Behold ! The sea is but a little distance beyond and now our youth is entering a little space at the end of the road, filled with the happiness of attained desire, the sadness of parting with friends, and memories of those golden days spent at Millikin. How short are four years to contain so much of the moulding of our lives ! What a brief preparation for the great beyond ! And yet, these days at Millikin have awakened in us a longing to know more and a great love for our Alma Mater. May we, strong men and women she has made us, help her in the near future as she has helped us in our College Days. Seventy-seven i 08:10 : ODD MIU IDEK 1912 001 =1 nas i i i i nn MIIXIDEK 1912 DO CLASS OF 1913 Motto — " I will find a way or make one. " Colors — Navy Bine and White. President Vice-President Leslie Lewis — Edgar Smith. Secretary Helen Page. Treasurer Edna Davis. Elmer Sepnce. MEMBERS Viola May Ameling Jesse Corita Ayres Everett I. Beesley Urban Radcliffe Bell Esther Lou Bergen Edward H. Bishop Clarence Quinton Burkhart George P. Byrne Sarah H. Clickener Lena May Crum Robert Harsha Davidson Edna E. Davis Thomas A. Davis Adele May De Moulin Archibald Taylor Dunn Mabel Kent Edmonson Gladys Isabelle Gore Daniel Gray Wallace Crawford Harding Harriet Gertrude Henry William B. Holmes W. Senn Hoover Fred F. Joel Helen Grace Ketch B-onum Lee Kirk Laura O. Kriege Florence Shuman Kyser Clara Frances Lefever Leslie Lewis Richard Vernon Lindsey Edith Bernice May Lloyd Lowell Meeker Nellie Catherine Melchers Burwell A. Million Helen Lucretia Moffett John Paul Montgomery Martha Alberta Montgomer Harry Barber Munch Lawrence Nicholson Myers Helen Putnam Page. Helen Hope Perkins Mary Prestley Ethel Mundy Primm Harry E. Riggs Walter E. Rogers Harry Tecumseh Scherer Marie Scott Jessie Marguerite Shepherd Edgar W. Smith Elmer Spence Floyd F. Stables Stanley Stillwell Thayer Nellie Lois Wasson Albert G. Weber Paul Winter Willits Lillian Dee Worrell Maude Yarnell DISS Eighty-one ]OCS0 " 1 O our minds, one day in Millikm ' s history stands fadeless Perhaps it is due to our finer perception or to tenderer memories but, as the wearers of the " 13 " recall it, the sun shone brighter one fall day, the campus was more beau- tiful, the buildings more imposing than ever before for that day marked the birth of our memorable class That was an epoch making day. Well might the faithful tower clock have hesitated in its marking the hours, to gaze with admiration on the new comers. There were more than one hundred of us that cour- ageously mapped out our strenuous schedules and proudly m the ageousiy mapp entered, as mdividu- aTbutThe ss tion soon formed and ties of friendship and mutual i t est quickly bound us together. In the election which followed Archie Dunn was made our first president. This completion of thl organization was the sign for the attack. Shears and clippers kft their mark with us but other heads than ours found their turn at the hands of crude tonsorial artists. The Christian Association, graciously entertaining m our hono, furnished the opportunity for our initial bow to society. With the rural dust brushed from our boots, choking collars and careful y ad- justed ties, we made our first appearance. It was all so nice that those first feelings of strangeness gave place to a growing something that made us glad we had come to Millikin-glad that we were mem- bers of the class of 1913. .„ We passed a quiet year in all, content with the momentary thrills of De Ouincey ' s opium dreams and the semester examinations. But in the spring our youthful fancies lightly turned to thoughts of— picnics So picnic we did. Boiling Spring ' s Park was the scene of the 8 ? memorable event and long will the old park remember it, for we swarmed the place o ' er in the short, happy day. It was Fall before we met again. This time Stanley Thayer was placed at our head by the election. The first event was a party given for us by our advisors, Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Hessler, where we spent an evening of genuine pleasure. The Junior year has passed rapidly. We look back seemingly only a short time to the first meeting, at which Leslie Lewis was elected president. Then we faced the momentous question of class emblems and colors. The rashly selected sky blue and gold of Fresh- man days gave place to the conservatism and dignity of navy blue and white The class emblems soon followed. The tower clock looked down again on its favorite class with undisguised admiration This time the members were wearing their caps and hats of navy blue with the numerals " 13 " proudly displayed. This year has not been without its delightful social affairs. Dr. and Mrs. Galloway s enjoy- able party was an inspiration for the development of new and original was to follow. . , • , i • u ideas for entertaining the Seniors in the party m their honor, which Shortly following the Christmas holidays the class lost its execu- tive for Leslie Lewis was forced to leave school on account of his health and to journey southward to Cuba and Panama. E. W. Smith was elected without opposition to fill the vacancy. Now we stand at the close of the third year of this history, num- bering fewer than we did on the first glorious day, yet stronger as an o " mzatln, notwithstanding. Thus we are ready bravely to assume the dignities and responsibilities of the last great year which shall prove a fitting finale to a memorable history- a asm Eighty-two ID MIU IDEK 1912 DO □ □ □ □ ]0D MIIylvIDH K 1912 00 Flower — Violet. President Vice-President CLASS OF 1914 Delmar Cooper. Alice Bullard. Secretary Treasurer Colors — Lavender and Gray. Hila Ayers. Charles Williams. MEMBERS Bessie Lucile Aikins Kenneth Lyman Anderson Hila Augusta Ayers Wilmont Bartling Cleon Marshall Bell Bessie Bishop Floyd Bricker Homer Bricker Daniel Sidney Buck S. Alice Bullard William Burnett, Jr. Mamie Leola Carrico Abner M. Clark Delmar Gilbert Cooper Edward Woodin Creighton Clarence Charles Crumbaker Sarah Dale Lelah Bell Davis Sophia M. Drobisch Melbourne C. Evans Harry H. Farrell Fay Fisher Fred H. Fluss Margaret Verl Freyburger George Newport Gilbert Merle Channing Hale Harry Ray Halterman James Henry Halterman Blanche Moss Hayes Helen M. Heald William Franklin Henderson Margaret Constance Hessler Helen Keeley James Moss Ketch Lorin Hudson King Florence Kriege Raymond Wilson Lemmons Florence Elaine Locher Paul Bryant Lyon Anna Whitmer McNabb Margaret McNabb Eula Mason Beth M. Worrell Mervyn Wilfrid Meek Myrtle May Bess Bell Mikels Justin I. Miller Charles Edward Williams Andrew Flubert Mills Jennie Mills Margaret Mills Ruth Morrison Clarence Orr Edna Belle Orr Clara Pasold Marguerite Shaw Potter Blossom Redmon William Alonzo Reynold: Opal Dean Riddle Bertha F. Rogers Miriam Le na Rosenstein Stephen Robert Rynksel Emerson C. Springer George Conant Taylor Samuel Tennison Flora Gayle Threlkeld William Arthur Schrader Herbert Taylor Scott Harriet Ellen Shade Irva C. Shaw Dona Lucile Shipp Arthur L. Starkey Ann Eoline Stoker J. Norman Sugg . Jr. Ruth Pauline Swanson Willett Blayney Vernon Florence Van Deventer Eva Weilepp Neva Clare W elch Harriet A. Wilcox □□n O □ L 1914 J 5 HIS is to be a history, to date, of the class of 1914. It is to be a strictly accurate history, too, told by an en- tirely dispassionate observer, who looks at the matter from a historical distance. As this is to be merely a sci- entific record , we will not try to force upon you our own personal conviction that this is the " pearl among classes, " the faculties ' greatest joy. " or " Prexy ' s dream children. " We know that it is true but will not say so here. The class of 1914 was organized in September, 1911, and even at its first meeting was marked by an uncom- mon enthusiasm. Loud shouts of " I rise to a point of order Mr Chairman, " and " question! question! " showed that a number of the so-called Freshmen had been leading lights m hig-h school Lits. The choice of a president and other officers, at this time was con- firmed at the second meeting when Mr. Wills was formally installed as 1914 ' s first president. A wiener roast at the home of Ira Shaw was the next important event Here a lively class spirit was shown after— as well as before —the eats A challenge to a tug of war contest was early sent to the Sophomores but it must have been lust in the mails tor nothing came of it. . , ., Balked in this desire for athletic distinction, the class turned its attention to the aesthetic. As a result the rich dark brown and glowing gold of those freshmen caps did much to brighten our campus during the dull gray winter months. On February twenty-second, the faculty advisors, Miss Conant and Mr Risley, gave a Washington ' s birthday party for the class at the home of Mr. Risley. This was a success in more ways than one. According to the records for class parties at Millikin, never before did every girl have a date and every man at least one girl. To tell the truth some had three. . ■ The 1914 tea was a success, too, for it was not just a dutitul " rabble gobble, git " affair; everyone turned to and helped. This abundance of cordial hosts and hostesses made the guests feel quite at home. . , . As some of its number were caught during the summer by the " get rich quick " fever and Dan Cupid ' s wiles, it was with thinned ranks that 1914 moved into the Sophomore sections m September, 1911. After a somewhat stormy session Mr. Cooper was chosen as 1914 ' s second president. Generously remembering its own Freshmen disappointments 1914 o-ladly joined with 1915 in an athletic contest. This was held on the football field early in October. Both the bleachers and the spectators were so gaily decorated in the colors of their favorite classes that it made our ordinarily prosaic athletic field seem fit for an ' ancient tournament. And tournament it was, but one with all the most modern frills as beseems 1914. The first contest was wall-scaling and the 1914 teams ran, jumped, and scrambled over in record time. The second event was a ame called basket-ball played without any baskets, but it was exciting nevertheless. This was won by 1915 Last of all as a grand finale, came the tug of war. In this the veterans of 1914 excelled So the day was won by the Sophomores Many wondrous events are being planned for the near future, but this " historian was asked to write a history, not a prophesy. So be it. Thus endeth the historian ' s history. Eighty-six Eighty-seven □ □ DD MIUJDEK 1912 DO □ □ □□u CLASS OF 1915 Colors — Maroon and Black. President Vice-President Ralph Wise. Marian McClelland. Secretary Treasurer Samuel Tucker Herbert Hessler H. Dresser Rice Myles Anderson Robinson Lowell A. Roblee Helen Elizabeth Roby Mary Hillard Rumsey Carl Reed Russell Ray George Sawyer Margaret Schreeb Edna Catherine Scott Genevieve C. Shaw Earl Frank Shelly Daniel H. Simpson Ritchie Reman Simpson Lila Mae Sligar Floyd Smith Robert Sumner Smith Elsie Springstun Dean Stanley Marlyn Starr Lula L. Steele Edith Hasseltine Stevens MEMBERS Annie Genevieve Stowell Edgar Sturges Ting ley Samuel A. Tucker Russell Algar Van-Ness Karl Marshall Waggoner Joseph Leon Ward Alice E. Watkins Allen Stanley Watson Barton Hackney Westervelt Sadie Alice White Bertha Widdifield Forest G. Wikoff Ethel Emma Wilcox Corydon C. Wilkin Jackson Heath Wilkinson Benjamin Harrison Williams Faye Williams Lillian Williams Lucy Reid Henderson Georgia E. Hermon Paul Ellsworth Herriott Herbert Eugene Hessler Alice Irene Hicks Meta G. Hillmer Frank Hilpert Anna Hoots Helen Hopple James Frank Houghton Madge Crowder Hunt Grover C. Jenkins Fannie Beatrice Johnston Charles William Willits Harvey Edward Wilmoth Adeline Wilson Ralph R. Wise Luella Anna Wetzemann Loyd Esel Woodward Catherine Thomas Wright Harley B. Yakel Kerby Armstrong Yeakel 1 □ □ □ □ IDD MII IDE FRESHMAN Noah Jones, Jr. Eugene Kaspar Alice Ellen Kennelly Emmett Kent L. Parke Kerbaugh Flossie Fern Kirkwood Lester Dean Kiick Ruth Elizabeth Large Earl Lawver Mabel Learning Everett L. Lehman John N. Levick Ruth Lorena Lewman George Otto Lillich Marjorie Lindley Ober W. Livergood Alex Long Florence Lynn Marian Gertrude McClella Carroll McDavid Edmund Urban McDonald Martha Mcintosh Anna Ruth McMennamy Eunice Macknet John Samuel Maris Mae Matheny Ada L. Maxwell Edna Meeker Cecile May Ault Florence II. Baird Lew Ancell Bates Floyd William Baum Charlotte Baxmeyer William Charles Beach Helen Bean Winifred Yuba Beatty Harry W. Belknap Rose Catherine Meisenhelter John S. Beltz Henrietta Meyer Walter H. Miller Wayne Bennett Mitten Jean E. Monroe Sarah Elsie Moore Louise Naber Irma Irene Nicholson Harold M. Osgood nc jMary Pinnell Claude M. Postlewait Gladys Allison Berkshire Margery Prestley Lucy Marguerite McClinto Bessie Parker Nellis Paul Parkinson Anna Marie Phillips Herbert Johnson Dearth Paul Loren Hawver Emma Grace Reader Edna Reed Andrew C. Bolay Clarence S. Bowers Virginia Bowyer Harriet Elsie Brawner Perry Brecount Harold Dow Britton Helen Wise Burks William Curtis Busher Mildred E. Campbell Roscoe Coen Helen Fay Cole Elsie Collier ckGuy Collins Nina Cone ' l Robert Cairns Craycroft Edith Verna Davis Mary Blanche Davis Edith Louise Dawson Carl Willard Pritchett Charles Francis Rafferty Sidney Matie Dedman Curtis R. Douglass Harry H. Ducy Estelle Du Hadway Roberta D. Ernest Helen iFeld Viola File Leland Frazier Ford Elizabeth Leah Fullenwider Edna Gladine Gelsthorp Carolyn Gillespie Edward S. Gilson Hazel Grady Daniel Herbert Green Wesley Hardin Edna Harper Parke Harrison Clyde Hart Linley E. Hawver Ninety-one mm □ □ una 100 MIU4DEK 1912 DO □ □ □ □ 0 1915 HINK of it, little book, I am in college. I truly am! Oh, little book, it seems so good that I ' ll just have to tell somebody about it. so I ' ll tell it all to you. This morn- ing I went to register, and oh, there were so many hresh- men! There were one hundred and fifty-six of us, all starting in together. Today we had our first exams. I was scared to death, and I guess everybody else was, too. I don ' t think I flunked though, and I am sure none of the others did, because, one thing I have noticed, little book, is that we are a remarkably bright class. We have elected officers now, and we stand firmly organized as the Freshman Class of the James Millikin University. There were so many who were capable that it was hard for us to choose our officers but I feel sure that those who won the election are the very best Ralph Wise is president, with Marian McClelland vice-presi- dent, Samuel Tucker secretary, Herbert Hessler treasurer and Lowell Roblee and Emmet Kent, marshals. Oh little book, such excitement! I am so full of it I can hardly sit still It was this way. The Sophomores and Freshmen were) hazing each other and cutting each other ' s hair, and, of course, the faculty did not approve of it. So there was a contest to decide the supremacy and to end all hostilities. It was a lovely contest, little book, even if the Sophomores did win We waved our colors, the crimson and the black, and we yelled and yelled and yelled. Barley Yakel was our yell leader and he was fine When he waved his arms around and tied himself up into knots, we just couldn ' t help yelling. It was a close contest, too The Sophomores won the wall scaling, but the ball game was ours That left the Tug O ' War to decide it. The first time the Sophs won, but when it was discovered that one of the boys had shoes with cleats, the referee gave the point to the Freshmen. They tuo-cred again and that time the point was the Sophomores. Oh, how they did want that last point! We yelled, " Pull, you Freshmen, Pull you Freshmen! " at the top of our voices. They did pull, too, but the Sophomores were a little stronger so the last point and the contest went to them. The next morning at chapel the Sophomores came in, singing their class song and waving their colors. We got up and yelled for them and they yelled for us. I think our class spirit was good, don ' t you? lit! 4. " jHHHP 1 " ll»llliHH|] Once a month we have had chapelettes. They are lots of fun, for then the whole Freshman class is together, and we have pro- grams. You would be surprised at the talent there is in our class, little book. Our hats came today. They are little black rah-rah hats, with a crimson ribbon around them. Tomorrow we are going to wear them and let all the other classes see that we are Freshmen, and that we are proud of it. All in all, it has been a glorious year, little book. Of course it has had its ups and downs. Sometimes it has seemed to me as if it were mostly " downs, " but now that I look back at it I am sure there were more " ups. " I havn ' t told you half of it, either, for I havn ' t mentioned the fraternities and sororities, and the college teas and the parties. It is almost gone now, and I wish I could keep it. but I 11 live it over and over again in my thoughts, this happiest year of my life, little book. nan Una MIIXIDEK 1912 DO □□n □ □ L Ninety-three ]0SS0 □ □ □ □ m Ninety-four nan Uan MIL,!, FOURTH ACADEMY Colors — Black and Gold. President Vice-President Floyd Staley. Roy Reeter. Secretary Treasurer MEMBERS Allen Penneman Harold Plummer Mary Bell Price Lloyd Staley Nellie Taylor Hazel Underwood Hazel Arnold Adin Baker Leo Bailey M. Florence Baker Ralph Cobt Benner Carl Dick Vernon Dick Clythera Mc David Ethel Waddell Les Wasen Gilmore Webber Lois Rumsey Marie Foster Marie Gammon Gladys Gilman Dorothy Hanks Albert Kiuse Chester Lincoln Clythera McDavid. Hazel Underwood. Fred May Lena Monroe Fae Puvalt ] □ □ 00 D£K1912 d □□r □ □L PREP HISTORY OR four long years, we, the Preps of 1912, have been serving our apprenticeship, but now it is fin- ished and we claim from you, our honorable Sen- iors, the recognition that is due us. We met for the first time in 1908. A crowd of round eyed, wondering children, and timorously took cur places in the throngs about us. That first year we did little but gape at those about us in wondering admiration and awe. How often, when we heard of the won- derful events which were taking place did we long to become illustrious like you of the college. As a second year class we organized and began to feel quite important, for now we had some one to look down on. During our third year we pushed our little craft into the sea of society and enjoyed many a pleasure trip on its untroubled waters. But this year! Our last year! Our best year! Many the plans we have made and carried out, many the times that we have caused you, yes you, our worthy Seniors, to start from your deep reveries and exclaim at our accomplishments. We have forced you to realize that, after all, stowed away some- where within us there is a little brain power and a little energy. But what we have done this year is but a thimble-full compared to what we shall do next year. Therefore, Seniors, I bid you watch for the class of 1912, the class that shall make " A Greater Millikin. " 0 IDSBP Ninety-seven SIXTH CHRONICLE 1 Now these are the names of the children of Millikm who came into Aston Hall, every girl with her regalia. 2 Elsie daughter of Brenner, Mary daughter ot Pnmel, Gladys daughter of Berkshire, Lula daughter of Steel, Bertha daughter of Widdifield, Anne daughter of Stole, Gene daughter of Monroe, Jes- sie daughter of Shepherd, Marie daughter of Scott, and Henrietta daughter of Myers. , r T . , 3 Mabel daughter of Edmonson, Helen daughter of Keeley, Lois ' daughter of Brown, Mary daughter of Price Dee and Beth daughters of Worrell, Clytheria daughter of McDavtd, Edna daughter of Harper, Gertrude daughter of Peck, Olive daughter of Jones, Fan- n e daugh er of Johnson, Shirley daughter of Creason, Ethel daughter of Prim, Sadie daughter of White, Alice daughter ot Smith, and Emma Grace daughter of Reeder. 1 Alice daughter of Hicks, Viola daughter of File. May daugh- ter of Crum, Florence daughter of Baird, Susannah daughter of Moore, Gladys daughter of Gore, Lois and Mary daughters of Rum- sey Harriet and Ethel daughters of Wilcox, Marjory daughter of Lindley, Gale daughter of Faught, Florence daughter of Wright, and Florence daughter of Linn, Emma doughter of Myers, Anne daugh- ter of Stoker, Eula daughter of Mason, and Mabel daughter of Lem- mmg 5 And besides all these were instructors in the school, six in number: Mollie daughter of Grubel, Mabel daughter of Dunlay Ruth daughter of Darrow, Ingle daughter of Gammon, Viola daughter of Bell, and Catherine daughter of Vance. 6. And it was that morning of the 12th day of the 9th month of 1911 ' 7 A Now there arose up a new Dean, who had come from a far away ' land, Indiana. And she gathered her people around her spoke to them of the trials and tribulations and of the great joys and happi- dJ □ □ LI OF ASTON HALL lies ,_s that they would undergo in the coming year; then stretching forth her hand said, " Very well, you may go. " 8 And there was great rejoicing and conjecturing over the new leader; and her people danced and sang until the ringing of the bell at the 30th minute of the 7th hour of the fifth watch of the day. when they separated from one another to go to their many places of study. 9 And so time went on for many days until finally Dean box said " My duties are too heavy, my burdens are more than I can bear you must help me. " So again her children assembled together and she told them of how she had labored long and diligently but at last had been forced to come to them for aid and laid before them the new plan. " Student Government. " And they hearkened unto her plan and looked upon it with favor. 10 Then it was that Lois daughter of Brown, was chosen Pres- ident; Jessie daughter of Shepherd, and Bertha daughter of Widdi- field as proctors of Lower Aston Hall; Ann daughter of Stoker, and Beth daughter of Worrell as proctors of Middle Aston Hall, and Alice daughter of Hicks, and Harriet daughter of Wilcox, as proctorfs of Highest Aston Hall; and Dee daughter of Worrell, was selected as scribe to chronicle all the comings and the doings and the sayings of her people. , . 11 And it came to pass that many things happened. At one time the main dwelling place was thrown open to all the other people of the school and every one did rejoice and had a bite to eat and went away again. At another time the Dean and her children journeyed to a far off corner of the campus and there offered up dry goods boxes and limbs of trees as fire and did roast wemers and toast marshmallows. . r , ,„ 12 And so the year passed each one growing more fond ot her new home in the new land of Millikm atmosphere, each trying to do her best and all always rejoicing in their new leader. Ninety-eight □ □ oo mi: ALUMNI HE Alumni organization has not been inactive dur- ing the year, and especially is this true of the local Alumni. Earl in the school year a new organiza- tion was formed among local Alumni to work to- gether with the students in the campaign for con- tributions to the " Gym " fund. At that time it was understood that a vigorous campaign was to be made among citizens, together with other friends of Millikin, for contributions to the fund as well as to do some home mis- sionary work among ourselves. A meeting was held to launch the movement but, after considering two or three suggestions which were made at that time, it was thought best to postpone such a campaign and to limit the work among ourselves and to support any entertainment offered by the students at Milli- kin which would tend to increase the " Gym " fund. We have already succeeded in some measure in securing more contri- butions and we expect to do a great deal more along this line. Another movement which has been started and which shows the interest of the Alumni is for the formation of an organization, known as the " Millikin Club, " in the City of Decatur. One of the essential qualifications for becoming a member is that the proposed member must have been regu- larly enrolled one year in the collegiate department of Millikin and must not now be enrolled in the institution. The need of such an organization has been felt and a great deal of interest has been shown in it. The members of this club are enthusi- astic and propose to boost Millikin in every way possible. This year the membership will probably reach 125, altho lim- ited to the city of Decatur. While the Millikin Club is an organization, distinct and separate from the regular Alumni association, it expects to work in conjunction with the lat ter organization. The officers of the Alumni association are. President, E. Starr Cole, Urbana, Illinois; Vice-President. Edgar Morrow, Newman, Illinois; Secy.-Treas., Anne Boyd o f Decatur. [ Nine1y-nme ' ] D □ MIIJ.IDI.K 1912 DDI (irgantzatton 1DD MI STUDENT COUNCIL President Vice-President Gussie Jacobsen Secretary Leslie Lewis Treasurer MEMBERS President Senior Class j esse L Conel Junior Class ' Edgar Smith Sophomore Class Delmar Cooper Freshman Class R a i ph W ise Fourth Year Academy Class Lloyd Staley Y. M. C. A Jesse L. Conel Y. W. C. A Gussie Jacobsen Philomathean Literary Society Roger Young Orlandian Literary Society Paul Willits Dramatic Art Club Robert Davidson Athletic Association Roy Wentz Debating Club Wm. B. Holmes Editor-in-C uef of Decaturian Arthur Niedermeyer _ The Student Council is composed of the Presidents of the different or- ganizations and classes. Although is was organized only three years ago, the faculty and students are showing interest in it, until it has gained a place of prominence among the controlling factors of the university. Wm. B. Holmes Delmar Cooper One hundred three pgg|[z=zi|Dfl MII.UD K 1912 DECATU RI AN Editor-in-chief Business Manager Arthur Niedermeyer Everett Pinkstaff STAFF Associate Editor Asst. Business Manager Society Editor College News Alumni Editor Circulation Editor Athletic Daniel Gray Harry Scherer Laura Kriege Verl Frey burger Madge Blake Leslie Lewis Albert Webber One hundred five One hundred six □ □ □ □ ]DD Mihum •JT7 JL JT President Vice-President Y W. C. A. Gussie Jacobsen Laura Kriege Secretary Treasurer CABINET Lois Browne Eula Mason Chairman Finance Committee Chairman Social Committee Chairman Religious Committee Chad rman Missionary Committee Chairman Intercollegiate Committee Chairman Music Committee Chairman PI o use Keeping Committee Chairman Poster Committee Chairman Extension Committee Membership — 1 50. Madge Blake V erl Freyburger Norma Council Anna New Dee Worrell Iva Wasson Florence VanDeventer Mildred Shipp Viola Bell 00 MlhumK 1912 nn ii n aan Y. M. C. A. Jesse L. Conel Secretary Arthur L. Starkey Leslie Lewis Treasurer Robert Davidson House Manager Floyd Stables SOCIAL COMMITTEE. Chairman, Everett Pinkstaff; Roy Wentz, Paul Montgomery. MISSIONARY COMMITTEE. Chairman, Edgar Smith ; Prof. T. J. Meek, Elmer Spence. MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE. Chairman, Grover Yoder; William Henderson. RELIGIOUS COMMITTEE. Chairman, Leslie Lewis; Arthur Niedermeyer, Harry Scherer. FINANCE COMMITTEE. Chairman; Robert Davidson; Stanley Thayer, Verne Sleeter. EXTENSION COMMITTEE. Chairman, W. A. Reynolds ; Harvey A. Wood, Lorin King. .... , : . . % ■ ] 0«c hundred ten Dgg |l==Z— □ [DP MIIylylD ORLANDI AN LITERARY SOCIETY Colors — Gold and White. Flower — Marguerite. OFFICERS . Fi kst Semester. Second Semester Prudent Paul W. Willits Harvey Wood Vice-President Laura Kriege Edna Davis Clerk Norma Rogers Margaret Hessler CriUc Daniel Gray Treasurer Herbert Scott. Prosecuting Attorney A. W. Niedermever Stephen Rynksel Corresponding Secretary Florence Kriege Laura Kriege - ,r " n,m Burwell Million Samuel Tucker Marshals Harve y Wood Miriam Montgomery ( Mar Y E - Scott Robert Craycrof t Daniel Gray Herbert Hessler Frances Baker Burwell Million Samuel Tucker Frank Houghton W. A. Reynolds Madge Blake Hellen Moffett Robert Craycroft Mildred Montgomery Charles Willits Carroll McDavid Margaret Russel Herbert Dearth Arthur Niedermeyer Harvey Wood Herbert Hessler Ma rian Montgomery Mary Scott MEMBERS Estella Dee Hadway Feme Parr Cleon Bell Geo. Moeller Mildred Shlpp Clyde Hart Stephen Renkysel Harold Britton Laura Kriege Edna Orr Norman Sugg C. C. Cloud Curtis Douglas Margaret Hessler Wm. B. Holmes Norma Rogers Edna Davis Louise Naber Neva Welsh Charlotte Kerney Herbert Scott Adele DeMoulin Edith May Helen Roby Corydon Wilkin Florence Kriege Ruth Seifried Daniel Gray Charles Rafferty Paul Willits Clythera McDavid Dean Stanley aa n M i MIIvUDER 1912 DDO flDD una ]0D MIUJDEK 1912 001 G □ PHILOMATHEAN LITERARY SOCIETY Colors— Crimson and White. Flower— Red Carnation. OFFICERS D FlRST Semester. Second Semester. . . VX " ! ' -. ; Ro§-er Young Harry Scherer Vtce-Prestdent Mamie Carrico Gussie Jacobson Recording Secretary Opal Riddle Gladys Berkshire Corresponding Secretary Fay Fisher Mamie Carrico ™ tu Luc y Henderson Ivra Shaw T J easw ' er • • ■ Wm. Henderson I,, -in King Prosecuting Attorney Elmer Spence William Henderson M arshals . Ivra Shaw Arthur Starkey I Sam Tennison Jewel May Edgar Allen Alice Bullard Robert Davidson Blanche Hayes Lorin King Mervyn Meek Hila Ayres Mamie Carrico Thomas Davis Lucy Henderson Emma Myers Verona Montgomery Ivra Shaw Edgar Smith Lula Steele MEMBERS Jessie Ayres Rosco Coen Fay Fisher Will iam Henderson Alberta Montgomery Clara Pasold Lauren Shaw Elmer Spence Daniel Simpson Stanley Thayer Chas. Williams Harley Yeakel Roger Young Gladys Berkshire Velma Croy Leah Fullenwider Gussie Jacobson Edna Meeker Martha Mcintosh Harry Scherer Arthur Starkey Sam Tennison Helen Bucks Charles Campbell Newpert Gilbert Jewel May Lloyd Meeker Opal Riddle SEVENTH ANNUAL INTER-SOCIETY CONTEST Friday Evening, December Eighth, Nineteen Hundred Eleven JAMES MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY PROGRAM. VOICE. t, i -r f; Goocl B y e Paolo Tosti Miss Ruth Siefred, Miss Norma Rogers, Accompanist. READING. To Have and to Hold (selected) Mary Johnson Opal D. Riddle. The Lonely Man (from the Piper) Josephine Preston Peabody Burwell A. Million. ORIGINAL STORY. — T -T- ... Daniel Gray Marcus Varus, Roman . . . , - 1 tt i Mamie Laruco The Bridle Skittles Used iUcU ORATION. _ „ Edgar Smith Ruts or Routes b T The Great Twilight Dawns Re y nolds ' Jr DEBATE. Resolved, That Protective Tariff should be continued as an International Policy. Affirmative- Aden Negative-Wm. B. Holmes Roger Young Cleon M. Bell f1 DD w mii LITERARY LEAGUE OFFICERS First Semester. Second Semester . csld r c,lt W. A. Reynolds Elmer Spense lice-President Arthur Starkey William Holmes Treasurer Madge Blake Florence Kizer Sccrctar y Charles Williams Herbert Hessler Orlandian Representative . . . Philom ail learn. Re present at k e Paul Willits Lorin King The Literary League, whose membership is composed of members of the Orlanchan and Philomathean Literary Societies, was organized to manage the inter-society contest, which takes place in December of each year. Programs are also held in which the best talent of the two societies takes part. The League conducts all enterprises of literary importance in the college, which are undertaken jointly by the Literary Societies. The League co-operates with the college authorities and with all student organizations in question of college interests. C One hundred fifteen ODD MIL,UDEK 1912 ODE SSBD Wd □ □ MII ID K Leo Bailey Peter Booziotes Grace Garman Walter Garman ADELPHIC LITERARY SOCIETY OFFICERS n • , FlRST Semester. Second Semester {!r sui ;; ni ■ ■ stai ey Ralph Benner Vice-President Helen James Grace Garman C J - ■•• Noe Loy . . . ., Clarence Shein Recording S ecretary Hazel Underwood Mary Price Corresponding Secretary Helen Beall Miriam Valentine Prosecuting Attorney Stanley Smith Walter Garman Le « Bailey Darel Bartell Marshals J Peter Booziotes Helen James ' [Marie Foster Homer Lyman The Adelphic Literary Society was organized in the fall of 19 10 and is composed of the members of the Academy. Meetings are held each Wednes- day afternoon in the Philomathean Hall. The students are supporting the or- ganization loyally and its growth is steady and encouraging. Ralph Benner Mary B. Price Miriam Valentine Marie Myers Leonard Duff Clarence Schien Hazel Underwood Homer Lyman MEMBERS Bessie Harris Ester Campbell Stanley Smith Deral Bartlet Dorothy Hanks Leo Holberg Mayme Murray Helen Beall Irma Howell Floss Baker David Faith Ira Busher Harry Loy James Reed Marie Foster Hellen James Bertha Ames Lloyd Staiey Veldia Kendall Susannah Moore Q] □ □ One hundred seventeen One hundred eighteen ACOLYTE CLUB President Secretary and Treasurer Faculty Advisor Lloyd Meeker Harry Scherer James B. Reed Elmer Spence MEMBERS Edgar Smith Roscoe Coen T. J. Meek Lorin King G. R. Webber Oliver Black □ □ □ □ MIUUD K 1912 0 DRAMATIC ART CLUB President Vice-President Secretary Robert ll. Davidson Margaret Russel Ivra Shaw OFFICERS Treasurer Stage Manager Librarian Elmer Spence Clean Bell Daniel Gray Hila Ayres Velma Croy Daniel Gray Edith May Margaret Miller Frances Baker Robert Davidson Georgia Herman Clythera McDavid Jennie Mills Marguerite Potter Miriam Rosenstein Ivra Shaw Emerson Springer MEMBERS Cleon Bell Adele De Moulin Lorin King Eunice Macknet Helen Moffett Mary Prestly Margaret Russel Mildred Shipp Dorothy Shade Samuel Tucker Albert Webber Forest Wikoff Ollie White Virginia Bow3 ' er Viola File Laura Kriege Mervyn Meek Anna New Norma Rogers Marie Scott Elmer Spence Norman Sugg I. E. Busher Fay iFsher Florence Lynii Henrietta Myers Jessie Patterson fl13° frZ= One hundred twenty-one □ □ . □ [ J □□ him mk . ; HOME ECONOMICS CLUB President I ' ice-President Madge Blake Gladys Gore Secretary Treasurer Alice Bullard Viola Bell The Home Economics Club was organized in December, 1909. It was formed that the girls might become better acquainted in their own depart- ment. Domestic Economy, and also with girls in the other college depart- ments. The purpose, primarily, is social. The Home Economics Club inaugu- rated the feature " College Teas. " The club this year has enjoyed some tramps, followed by picnic suppers and bacon fries, ffl The second aim is educational, giving the girls a more thorough knowl- edge of the home, and its vast problems. Dr. Galloway gave his report on " Infant Mortality " before the club and Dr. Evans lectured on " Hygiene and the Care of the Teeth. " Other speakers will be heard during the year. The membership is composed of girls of the Domestic Economy De- partment. Qgg|[= |00 MIIvUD K 1912 flfl li il HSli ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY President Vice-President Marshals Floyd Stables Zelda Edwards Secretary Treasurer Julia Owings Floyd Smith Mildred Montgomery Melbourne Evans INSTRUCTORS. Wm. H. aVrnum, L. M. Cole, C. C. Greenwood, Mabel Dunlap, Ingle Gamman, Irene Handlin. MASTERS. Madge Blake, Mable Buckmaster, Mabel Edmonson, Zelda Edwards, Harry Farrel, Helen Page, Ann Meed, Helen Mills, Alberta Montgomery, Mildred Montgomery, Julia Owings, Mildred Shipp, Floyd Stables, Lois Scott, Corydon Wilkin. CRAFTSMEN. Floyd Bricker, Norma Council, Melbourne Evans, Estella Du Iladway, Helen Heald, Wallace Harding, Helen Ketch, Caroline Lutz, Dona Shipp, Beth Worrell, Anna Sloane Walk- er, Jennie Mills, R. G. Sawyer, Clara Pasold, Bessie Bishop. APPRENTICES. Peter C. Booziotes, Otto Dustman, Georgia Herman, John Levick, Louise Naber, Walter Miller, Earl Lawver, Floyd Smith, Mary Uhler. One hundred twenty-five OQggO DER DEUTSCHE VEREIN Frasidentin Laura O. Kriege Vize Prdsidentin F ay Fisher Anklager Der Deutsche Verein wurde im Jahre 1910 reorganisiert. A ' lle Studenten die ein Jahr Deutsche studiert haben, konnen mit gliecler de Vereins werden. Das Ziel des Vereins ist, ein grosseres Interesse fiir die deutsche Sprache unter den Studen- ten zu forden, unci den mitgliedern mehr gewandheit in dem gebrauch der Sprache zu geben. Die Regelmassigen Versammelungen warden alle zwei Wochen am Deinstag Abend abgehalten, unci jedesmal wird ein Schrift fuhrerin Miriam Rosenstein Schatz meister Clyde Hart Herbert Hessler Prcgramm gegeben. Fur jedes englisches Wort, muss man ein Strafgeld von einem Pfenig bezahlen. Der Verein hofft immer in der Mitte Februars ein Jahres- fest abzuhalten. Der alte Plan war, dieses Fest im Juni zu geben, aber wegen der grossen anzahl anclere Feste und Ereig- misse in diesem Monate, musste der Plan veranclert werden. Fiir clas Jahresfest wird immer ein Schauspiel gegeben, und auch Vorlesungen und Lieder vorgetragen. One hundred twenty-eight ODD MIU IDEK 1012 DDI Bessie S. Williams row GIRLS GLEE CLUB Prudent Marie Evans Business Manager Secretary Madge Hunt Director Miss Ruth Darr . . Treasurer Dona Shipp Pianist Emily Gernand Librarian j va Wasson First Sopranos. Etila Corringtou, Mabel Edmonson, Madge Hunt,, Flossie Kirkwood, Anna Marie Phillips, Norma Rogers, Ruth Seifried, Dona Shipp, Arley Cash, Lois Wasson, Daisy Wiikins. Second Sopranos. Flora Lane, Mae Croy, Frederieka Green, Eleanor Lewis, Lucy McClintock, Ruth Swanson, Clara Pasold, Bessie Stone Williams, Margaretha Wilson. First Altos. Bessie Bishop, Marie Evans, Beula Lomison, Adeline Wilson, Maud Yarn ell, Hazel Yondorf. Second Altos. Helen Burks, Mary Pinnel, Iva W asson. n i i i i nn m MEN ' S GLEE CLUB Ed § Smith Treasurer Robert H . Davidson ecretar y J- Norman Sugg Business Manager Leon G. Myers First Tenors. Harold A. Cole, Stanley Thayer, Wayne Mitten, Floyd Smith, J. Norman Sugg, Allye M. Thompson. Second Tenors. P. L. Hawver, James Ketch, Carrol McDavid, Leon Myers, Ralph Wise. Baritone. Otto Dustman, Fay Graybille, Richard Lindsay, Lowell Roblee, Fred May, Russel Van Ness. Bass. Robert Davidson, John Maris, Thomas Myers, Forest Wikoff. One hundred thirty-one n n MIIvUDRR 1912 110 □ □r □ □L CERCLE FRANCAIS La raison d ' etre de ce club s ' exprime par cette vente: qu ' il ne suffit pas de bien connaitre le mecanisme d ' un instru- ment mais que l ' art de s ' en servif est le point essentiel. 11 ne suffit pas cl ' avoir une idee nebuleuse du francais, mais une possession effective et pratique. _ Le club met a notre portee des advantages particuhers ; il nous procure un moyen efficace d ' atteindre un but aussi im- portant que precieux, cest-a-dire d ' atteindre non settlement le degre de perfection necessaire pour la conversation, mais aussi pour comprendre le genie francais. II s ' agit de mieux com- prendre cette langue. c ' est-a-dire ce peuple, de se penetrer de ses sentiments et d ' en profiler le plus possible en 1 aimant davantage, car c ' est en prenant part pleinement aux emotions d ' un peuple que ces elements fugitifs qui constituent son carac- tere particulier nous sent reveles. Le club est pour nous une source d ' assimilation du materiel dont nous sommes ennchis clans la salle de classe, c ' est encore une occasion salutaire d ' affirmer davantage, dans cet atmosphere de bberte mdivid- uelle nos connaissances deja acquieses. Cette preoccupation devrait etre pour nous I ' ouverture d ' un domame fertile et d un horizon plus large, car la langue franchise est un domame oil il n ' v a pas de frontieres. ' II n ' y a que le premier pas qui coute, dit le proverbe. Pursque le but du club est de nous perfectionner clans le fran- cais parle et comme le principal ecueil a cette exercise est gen- eralement 1 ' absence totale de sujet, nous avons tacbe de vemr ?.u seccurs des imaginations paresseuses et nous avons essaye d ' offrir a cbaque reunion un programme aussi artistique que divers, ce qui a amene sans effort sur les levres des personnes presentes un flot de phrases elogieuses aussi agreables que variee. Quelquefois pour que tout le monde eut 1 ' occasion de dire an moins un mot nous avons precede a quelque jeu de societe comme le venere corbillon on le classique pigeon-vole. Pour encourager le beau sentiment du patriotism nous avons chante a chaque seance la Marseillaise, et pour penetrer clans Fame du peuple nous avons chante An Clair de la lane, Le Bon Roi Dagobcrt, II etait une Bergere. L ' art dramatique fleurit parmi nous; nous avons deja fait representor des pieces qui out fait parler a tout le monde. Nous tactions de reunir a tout temps l ' utile a 1 agreable, la recreation a l ' etude. Nous esperons laisser l ' mfluence cle notre oeuvre marquee en lettres d ' or a la page d ' honneur dans le gros Livre du Temps Audaecs fortuna juvat. DEVISE. C ' est en forgeant que Ton devient forgeron. 0 □ □ □ □ 000 MIl IDl K 1912 DO □ □ fl OFFICERS P resident e Vice President e Secretaire Helen Page Lois Browne Martha Mcintosh Mervin Meek Verle Freybnrger Sarah Dale Ruth Swanson Feme Pan- Ruth Lewman William Henderson Bonnie Blackburn, A.B. Alex Long- Florence Pag-e Tresorier Guillaume Henderson — " Vergiss Mein Kicht. Conseillere dans la Faculte des Lettres Faith Hunter Dodge, Ph.B. Jurant verba MEMBERS Norma Council Mary Prestley Leon Myers Edna Orr Lelah Davis B. L. Kirk Herbert Scott Jesse Shepherd Leslie Collins Margaret Miller Sophio Drobish Edith Dawson Lloyd Meeker Ethel Wilcox Hellen Ketch Edwin Gilson Edna Davis Margaret Mills Marguerite Potter Anna Walker Clara Pasold Mrs. E. A. Denz Florence Page Raymond Denz W. A. Reynolds Mary McKennan Edna Gelsthorpe Guy Collins Anna McNabb Abner Clarke Laura Kriege Lena Russell FACULTY MEMBERS Faith H. Dodge Dr. R. J. Kellogg Binney Gunnison Bonnie B. Blackburn Ruth Darrow H. A. Cole Margaret Potts Alvin Hertwig Caroline Lutz 12 DO □□f| J J C □ LIBRARY CLUB Edith Hampton Secretary and Treasurer Prudent nie Mdchers ice 1 resident MEMBERS „ , r-ii • Clara I efever Blanche Hays Ruth Montgomery Hazel Gillespie uiara i eievei Lucy Henderson Lucy Curtis Anne Boyd Nina Brecount — 1 1 □ □ Cne hundred thirty-four President J lee President DEBATING CLUB William B. Holmes Secretary W . A . Reynolds Robert Davidson Treasurer Clyde Hart NINETEEN HUNDRED TWELVE. Arthur Niedermeyer, Edgar Allen, Roger Young. NINETEEN HUNDRED THIRTEEN. Elmer Spence, Paul Willits, Wm. B. Holmes, Edgar Smith. NINETEEN HUNDRED FOURTEEN. Cleon Bell, W. A. Reynolds, William Henderson, Mervyn Meek. NINETEEN HUNDRED FIFTEEN. Clyde Hart, Harley Yeakel, Linley Hawver. [ One hundred thirty -fit e I I I MILUDEK 1912 DD[ □ □ □ □ KAPPA SOCIETY The Kappa Socieey was organized June 13, 1910, by the high honor graduates of the class of 1909 for the purpose of encouraging and promoting high ideals of scholarship. Grad- uates who have completed at least two years of their c ourse in The James Midikin University and who have attained an average of 92 per cent in their course are eligible to member- ship. Idie meetings are held annually, at noon, on commence- ment day. A dinner is given on this occasion at which some subject of educational interest is presented. At the last meet- ing June 13, 1911, Dean Rogers, the patron of the society. spoke on " A Noteworthy Project in Education. " It was voted to petition the council of the university to permit the high honor students of the senior class to wear a silver key, without granting them any other privileges of membership. I his petition was presented to the council in November and adopted by it. The present officers of the Kappa Society are : President — H. Gary Hudson. Vice President— Lucile M. Bragg. Secretary— Viola M. Bell. Treasurer — Alice P. Henderson. Jessie L. Ferguson, ' 07. Irene Handlin, ' 07. fessie F. Lichtenberger, ' 07. Bonnie Blackburn, ' 08. Those who have fulfilled the requirements and have been admitted to membership are: Viola M. Bell, ' 1:1. Mary E. Carroll, Ti. Alice P. Henderson, ' 11. Lucile M. Bragg, 09. .Mice N. Dempsey, ' 09. H. Gary Hudson, 09 Benj amine G. Lehenbauer, ' 09. Ruth A. Stevens, ' 09. Ellis H. Hudson, ' ti. flgg|i=i|nn MIU IDEK 1912 One hundred thirty-eight flgg |i==i |DD MII IylDE KAPPA DELTA CHI Established April 23, 1904. Colors— Orange and Bine. Flower— Yellow Chrysanthemum. Faculty Advisor — Dr. Elmer Riley. PATRONS AND PATRONESSES Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Walker Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Fisher Mr. and Mrs. Luther Martin Mr. James Cowan Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Van Deventer Mrs. James Millikin Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Montgomery Nineteen Hundred Thirteen. Bnrwell A. Million J. Paul Montgomery Floyd Stables Harry Riggs George P. Byrne Harry B. Munch W. Senn Hoover Leslie Lewis Nineteen Hundred Fourteen. J. Norman Sugg Melbourne C. Evans Paul B. Lyon Clarence Bowers Herbert Scott Nineteen Hundred Fifteen. Raymond Chyneweth Marlyn Starr Herbert Hessler Frank Houghton Carroll McDavid Dean Stanley Nellis Parkinson Ralph Wise Robert Craycroft Floyd Smith Barton Westervelt Pledged. Harold Britton Ritchie Simpson Leslie Collins Leslie Wassem Justin Miller Howard File Rnssel Van Ness One hundred thirty-nine 1 Qggic=3ioo MIIvUDH K 1912 flfl fr= n SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON Founded at the University 01 Alabama 1856. Illinois Delta Established January ,4 101, Chapters: 75. j j + y ■ Colors — Royal Purple and Old Gold. Flower Violet. Faculty Advisor — Prof. G. F. Eckhard. PATRONS AND PATRONESSES. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Haines Mr. and Mrs. Edward Powers Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Van Deventer BROTHERS IN THE FACULTY. Dr. T. W. Galloway, Tennessee Lambda H. A. Cole, Illinois Delta J. N. Ashmore, Illinois Beta BROTHERS IN THE CITY. Daniel Patch Ira W. Clokey Leonard Cassity J. Harold Hampton Harry Parrel Nineteen Hundred Twelve. Grover W. Yoder. Nineteen PIundred Thirteen. Robert H. Davidson Archie T. Dunn Stanley S. Thayer U. Radcliffe Bell Nineteen PIundred Fourteen Delmar G. Cooper Kenneth L. Anderson Clecn M. Bell Edward Gilson Raymond W. Lemmons Emerson C. Springer Charles Williams Nineteen Hundred Fifteen. Lew A. Bates Wayne B. Mitten Carl W. Pritchett Forest G. Wikoff Harold Osgood Charles Rafferty Pledged. Lawrence Myers Fred R. May Noah Jones. Jr. Leland F. Ford Lloyd H. Staley Carl P. Russel A. Moss Thomas Ralph Benner ] One hundred forty-two D □ □ □ □ ]od mil; TAU KAPPA EPSILON Beta Chapter. Established April 17, 1909. Colors — Steel Gray and Cherr y. Everett L. Dicke Flower — Red Carnation. Faculty Advisors— Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Smith. BROTHERS IN THE FACULTY Clifford Miller. BROTHERS IN THE CITY ce - v Maurice Sly J. Ben Wand Nineteen Hundred Twelve. Harvey A. Wood Everett W. Pinkstaff Arthur Niedermeye Thomas B. Meyers Edgar Allen Nineteen Hundred Thirteen. Win. B. Holmes Harry T Schem . Nineteen Hundred Fourteen. Fred J° el Samuel A. Tennison Nineteen Hundred Fifteen. Merwyn Meek Clyde Hart Linley Hawver Charles Willits Paul Hawver Pledged. Kirby A. Yeakel W. Curtis Busher Joseph Ward Edwin Grundy George Lillich James M. Liveb Jesse L. Conel Leon G. Meyers Daniel Grav H. Dresser Rice Curtis R. Douglas Harry Belknap Alex Lone " Emmet Kent One hundred forty-three D°° [r— Ti nn MIlvUDEK 1912 II DO 0 □ □ □ □ ]0D MIU IDH K 1912 00[ Colors — Wine and Blue. PI BETA PHI Founded 1867. Illinois Eta Chapter, Established March 29, [912. Faculty Advisors— Dr. and Mrs. John C. Hessler. Flower — Wine Carnation. PATRONESSES Miss Myra Buckingham Mrs. W. W. Smith Mrs. Charles Powers Mrs. G. E. Moeller Miss Grace Patten Conant Mrs. A. R. Taylor Mrs. Robert Mueller Miss Nita Clark Mrs. Elizabeth Wells Mrs L A. Montgomery Mrs. T. W. Galloway SISTERS IN FACULTY Caroline Lutz Irene Handlin Nineteen Hundred Twelve. Lucy A. Curtis Norma Council Jessie Patterson Lois Scott Nineteen Hundred Thirteen. Marie Scott Helen Page Nineteen Hundred Fourteen. Ann Stoker Eula Mason Helen Keeley Nineteen Hundred Fifteen. Irma Nicholson Post Graduates. Lucile Logan Virginia Bowyer Grace Thrift Lois Browne Mabel Edmundson Margaret Hessler Fannie Johnst in Florence Page Pledged. Helen Field Helen Ro] (JDD □ □ One hundred forty-five 2M§0 ' 1 DO Q] One hundred forty-six Dgg| =]|OD Mil CHI SIGMA PHI , Established October it., 1004. Colors— Yellow and White. „. it t lower — Chrysanthemum laculty Advisors— Dr. and Mrs. T. W. Galloway. PATRONESSES Miss Grace Patten Conant Mrs C E bawsnn tmv n r t aLTi - - uawson Mis. C. J. Van Deventer Mrs. W. H. Coonradt Mrs. Lena Stevenson 7?, 1 i r td ■ 1 dUI Mrs. J rank McBnde SISTERS IN FACULTY Bonnie Blackburn Fay McAdams SISTERS IN CITY LaRue Neisler Mrs. Carleton Simcox Leota Swearingen Mrs Ola Mcintosh Cassirv Mrs. Jessie Orel Babel Florence Dearth TJda Dearth ° Sh POSTGRADUATE Helen Mills. Nineteen Hundred Twelve. Gussie Jacobsen Edith Hampton Jewel May Nineteen Hundred Thirteen. Edna Davis Nellie Melchers Gertrude Henry Nineteen Hundred Fourteen. Margaret Mills Myrtle May Neva Welsh Alice Bullard Ruth Morrison Nineteen Hundred Fifteen. Eunice Macknet Leah Fullenwider Ruth McMennamy Marian McClelland Jean Monroe Edith Dawson Emma Grace Reader Bertha Rogers Pledged. Bertha Widdi field Jessie Shepherd R ut h Lar°- e IDSg One hundred forty-seven nggic=Dinn murder i PHI PI Established May 13, 1908. Colors — Garnet and Steel Gray. C i t ■ Flower — Jacqueminot Rose. Faculty Advisors— Miss Bertha Miller, Miss Catherine Vance. PATRONS AND PATRONESSES Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Robinson Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Persinger Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Galloway Dr and Mrs Hueh Vaurfiii Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Irving- Mrs. L. P. Walbridge ' SISTERS IN FACULTY Jeanette Trautman Bessie Stone Williams Nineteen Hundred Twelve. Mai 7 Scott Julia Owings Blanche Reclmon Nineteen Hundred Thirteen. Adele DeMoulin Laura Kriege Dee Worrell Helen Moffett Nineteen Hundred Fourteen. Blossom Redmon Beth Worrell Anna McNabb Elizabeth Mikels Florence Locher Margaret McNabb Helen Ileal d Florence Kriege Nineteen Hundred Fifteen. Sadie White Edna Harper Louise Naber Hazel Grady Helen Hopple Pledged. Elsie Springston. □ □ One hundred forty nine □ D ,r □□ L □ □ 11 X- 3 BETA GAMMA KAPPA Established December 8, 1909. Colors-Black, Old Gold and Blue. F r-Marechal Xeal Rose. Faculty Advisor— Miss Grace Patten Conant. PATRONS AND PATRONESSES Prof, and Mrs. W. J. Risley Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Horall Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Stultz Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Fisher Mr. and Mrs. Howard Mrs. Gushard Alva [ohnson Nineteen Hundred Twelve. Margaret Russell Mildred Shipp Feme Parr Anna New Nineteen Hundred Thirteen. Helen Ketch Nineteen Hundred Fourteen. Ivra Shaw Dona Shipp Verl Freyburger Nineteen Hundred Fifteen. Hazel Yondorf Martha Mcintosh Ruth Lavery Nina Conel Caroline Gillespie Viola Sleete r Eleanor Scbroll Pledged. Frederika Green. One hundred fifty-one IUvID K 1912 OQ |i=il gg|] Qgg|czz=zzi|Dp MIU4DEK 1912 THETA ALPHA CHI Established March i, 1910. Colors — Lavender and White. Flnwmr WlnYo n„- +1 riowei — w lute Liu ysanthemum. Faculty Advisors — Prof, and Mrs. W. J. Risley. PATRONESSESS Mrs. George R. Bacon Mrs. Frank Curtis Mrs. Jane Johns Mrs. S. W. Johns Mrs. Wm. Shellabarger Mrs. George Eckhard Mrs. W. Wilber force Smith Miss Maud Burrows SISTER IN FACULTY Anne Boyd. Nineteen Hundred Twelve. Margaret Miller Frances Baker Nineteen Hundred Thirteen. Mary Prestley Edith May Nineteen Hundred Fourteen. Maude Whitfield Florence Van Deventer Fay Fisher Nineteen Hundred Fifteen. Margery Prestley Gladys Gore Special. Sylvia Fiske. T K E House ==HddQ] One hunderd fifty-four One hundred fifty-five □ □ □ □ 100 MILUDER 1912 00lc= lggD X 2 0 □ □ □ □ MIU4DEK1912 00[ FRATERNITY CONGRESS At a smoker held Feb. 13, 1912, at the S. A. E. house, an inter-fraternity council was formed, made up of two represen- tatives from each fraternity, with Grover Yoder, S. A. E., as president. The object of this organization is to take care of fraternity affairs and to further better feeling- among the members of the different fraternities. PANHELLENIC ASSOCIATION The Panhellenic Association was established in its present form in 191 o- 191 1. It is an organization composed of two members from each of the five sororities of Millikin Univer- sity, namely, Pi Beta Phi, Chi Sigma Chi, Phi Pi, Theta Alpha Chi, and Beta Gamma Kappa. The association was formed to promote friendly feeling between the sororities, to regulate the time and manner of rushing, pledging, and initiation in a more uniform and ac- ceptable manner, and to place the sororities of the University on a firmer and more united basis. The rules formulated by this body and ratified by each sorority individually, are bind- ing upon each member of each sorority, thus tending to a more united and friendly action. One hundred fifty-seven ]Dg§D □ □ □ □ : One hundred fifty-eight JIMMY ' One hundred fifty-nine □ □ an i_ iv ic nn □ □ President I r ice-President Roy Wentz Grover Yoder Harvey Wood ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OFFICERS Roy Wentz Secretary Grover Yoder Treasurer MANAGERS Football Everett Pinkstaff Baseball Roger Young- Track BOARD OF CONTROL Coach— J. N. Ashmore Chairman Faculty. Dr. J. D. Rogers Dr. T. W. Galloway Prof. G. F. Eckhard Students. [. L. Conel P. ]. Montgomery Win. B. Holmes C. W. Dyer Basket Ball. Tennis □ □ □ □ One hundred sixty DD MII IylDE K 1912 □ 0 L«= WEARERS OF THE " M " FOOTBALL 1911 Grover Yoder, Marlyn Starr, Leon Myers, Noah Jones, E. W. Pinkstaff, Melbourne Evans, Harry Munch, Ray Chynoweth, Roy Reeter, Floyd Smith. BASEBALL 1911 Leslie Lewis, Marlyn Starr, Guy Nichols, Carleton Simcox, Daniel Buck. TRACK 1911 Thomas Myers, E. W. Smith, E. W. Pinkstaff, Samuel Tennison, Delmar Cooper, Floyd Stables, E. Shrout. BASKETBALL 1911 Melbourne Evans, Guy Nichols, Floyd Stables, Marlyn Starr. a gag One hundred sixty-two fl DD u □□ ]00 MII IDEK 1912 ODD □ on □ □U THE 1911 VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM Captain Grover Yoder Manager Assistant Manager Wm. B. Holmes TEAM Yoder, captain Left Tackle Evans , Left End Munch Left Guard Raffert y : Center L. G. Myers Right Guard Bowers, Reeter Right Tackle Smith Right End J ones Quarter Back Hoover Left Half Back Starr, Kent Full Back Pmkstaff, Chynoweth Rig-ht Half Back Rynksel, Buck, Robinson, Wasem Substitutes Roy Wentz SCORE 1911 October 7 October 14 October 21 October 28 November 4 November 11 November 18 November 23 November 30 Champaign Decatur Lincoln Decatur Jacksonville Charleston Decatur Decatur Decatur Millikin 0 Millikin 0 Millikin 11 Millikin 20 Millikin 27 Millikin 18 Millikin 11 Millikin 17 Millikin 16 Illinois 31 Knox 12 Lincoln 0 Monmouth 0 111. Coll. 0 E. 111. Normal 0 Wesleyan 0 Alumni Shurtleff One hundred sixty-five FOOTBALL REVIEW HE football season of 1911 easily rivaled that of ' 09 when the champions played in stellar form. From the begin- ning, the outlook for a winning team was very favorable. Many old veterans appeared for practice at an early date; a host of new men afforded excellent material from which to begin the building of a powerful football machine. Indeed, there can be no doubt that we had everything needed ' for a championship team. And, had not optimism played too strong a part from the first, the title would have been ours for the plucking. Thus, overconfidence on our part and special preparation at the Illinois camp, resulting from optimistic " news dopists ' dope, " joined forces aoainst us. However, every man played a strong heady game, and too much credit cannot be given the team for its excellent showing. . Had we won our next game, with Knox, we would have won the state championship. It was lost on hard luck. The home team clearly outplayed the visitors two to one but, notwithstanding this fact, a touchdown, the only one registered against us by a minor college during the season, and two drop kicks were scored. Jones great field running was a feature. At Lincoln " mud, mud, and more mud " insisted on the low score of 11-0 in our favor. " Chennie ' s " punting marked him as the star of the " swim. " M ' illikin played real football against Monmouth at Decatur, and the visitors stood no chance whatever. " Bob " Evans played his first o-ame at quarter. He seemed to inspire new life, and the machine worked perfectly. Smith sprinted seventy yards for a touchdown Illinois College had been considered strong but, in spite of this fact they were defeated by a decisive score. Millikin players showed remarkable endurance. Starr and Robinson were the stars of the game. , In the game with Eastern Illinois Normal. Kent, a new man, played at full and showed great ability. Pinkstaff and " Robie " also helped to put the E. I. N. away in the face of the wind. And then came " Weslie " and his " ya— n. " Poor goat! Has he come home to stay? With Evans at quarter, Bowers punting and Captain Yoder digging holes, the result was not long in doubt. Mil- likin scored two touchdowns, thus giving them second place m the state, owing to the fact that Lake Forest failed to cross Wesleyan s goal line. On Nov. 25th our alumni had to be spanked to the tune of li-S. The last game of the season was played at home on a field of mud It was, however, the best exhibition of football of the year. Every " mud dauber " was a star. Captain Yoder, Myers and Pink- staff played their last game of college football. Too much credit cannot be given Coach Ashmore for the great amount of time and energy put forth in behalf of a winning team Captain Yoder has demonstrated that he is a leader of merit and worthy of much praise. And now, may Captain-elect Evans attain in 1912 " that " which so narrowly escaped us in 1911— " The State Championship. " One hundred sixty-six 0 □ □ CAPTAIN YODER. Captain Yoder is one of the best football men that ever wore a Millikin uniform. His playing at tackle for the past four years has been remarkable. Three times has he been placed on the all state team and once on the Illinois-Wisconsin team. This year as captain, he has made an excellent leader and a strong player. Yoder graduates this year. One hundred sixty-seven CAPTAIN-ELECT EVANS. " Fighting Bob ' s " playing, for the past two seasons has marked him as one of the best ends ever developed at Millikin. This season he started at end and later played at quarter. His goal kicking and generalship have been invaluable assets to the team. With such a man to cap- tain the team of 1912, another championship looms in sight. K1912 DDI " Pink ' s " first football was played at Mil- likin. He received his first experience bucking the varsity, and after several years of hard work and practice finally landed a back fi ' eld berth. His playing this year has been strong and consistent, also a Senior in college. Pinkstaff is MYERS. Leon Myers, right guard, is another concrete wall. With his build and experi- ence, he outplayed every man that he en- countered. Following the ball and picking up fumbles were his specialties. " Sporty " was picked for the " all state in 1910. He is another who is lost this year by graduation. HOOVER. Serin has played at right half-back for three seasons, and might well be considered the old standby of the team. He is exceed- ingly fast at half, and a good line plunger. His brilliant defensive playing was a fea- ture all last season. PINKSTAFF. tngioC One hundred sixty-eight □ □ □ □ M MIIylylDE K 1912 n n Rafferty is a man of experience and skill as a football player. He comes from the Holy Cross Prep. School, having played there for three years. He filled his old position at center thruout the season, and displayed great ability in the pivotal posi- tion. MUNCH. Munch is one of the best workmen on the team. His playing is not of the " grand stand " type, but that kind which makes a typical line-man. He was always there when needed, and not only there but he did the business. STARR. " Crip, " with his 170 pounds of American manhood, has been a terro rto every team played against the last two years. His heavy line plunging and general all-round ability as a player marks him as a fit op- ponent for any one sent to oppose him on the field of " football. " RAFFERTY. □ □ □ □ " Fat " stands like a house, 198 pounds and 6 feet tall. His playing at tackle has been good all season, and his punting — the best in the state. Such punting was only needed in the Knox game, and there would have been a far different result. SMITH. Smith is one of the n ew men on the team and hails from Mt. Vernon, the home of football players. He has, without a doubt, played one of the fastest games of any man in the state. In his position at end he has starred in every game and. with a little more experience, will make the best end m the state. JONES. Jones comes from Taylorville where he made for himself a state-wide imputation as a football player. The smallest man on any college team in the state, he not only ran his team%vell, but showed on necessary occa- sions a power of rising to the emergency. He carried the team with him in a deliber- ate and deadly certainty of attack that won names. BOWERS. ■ i □□ m One hundred seventy 0 □ □ □ □ odd miuud: Chynewoth is well qualified to hold down a half position. His experience and training makes him a valuable man. He is a good ground gainer and a punter of no mean ability. KENT. Kent was able to play only the latter part of the football season. However he showed that he had great ability as a ba ' ck fieldsman and, but for his late start, would have made the " all state " in a handy fashion His line plunging and defensive work were featu res of the season. REETER. Reeter is still upholding the family rep- utation in football. His playing this year at tackle has been steady and consistent, and at no time has he failed to stay with the best and biggest of them. CHYNEWOTH. D O f7 OOl; One hundred seventy-one WASEM. Wasem is another man who came out for the team and showed up well. " Whatso " can play at guard as well as at half or full. He always managed to get in the way of the opposing backlinesman, and break up a play just at the right time in the game. Next year look for Wasem to win a regular place on the team. RYNKSEL. Rynksel played on the second team until the latter part of the season, when he was called upon to play with the regulars as " sub-back. " " Rinkse " has not had a chance to show what he can do as yet, but wie may predict a good showing next season. Buck ' s work at half and end this year makes him a promising candidate for next year ' s team. He can be relied upon to play football all the time he is in the game. ROBINSON. Robinson played at half-back the latter part of the season. He was a good ground gainer, and never failed to bring the ball out of danger when called upon to do so. BUCK. 3 One hundred seventy-four 0 □ □ □ □ THE 1912 VARSITY BASKET BALL TEAM TEAM Right Forward Left Forzvard Center Sub Guard Stables Evans Starr, Lyons Right Guard Left Guard Sub Forzmrd Byrne Montgomery January n Champaign . ..Illinois 48....Millikin 8 an V - " £orma[ " --Christian Brothers 2 Millikin J Z aI January 26 Bloomington . Weslevan " " in ' " M r? " 39 February 2.... Decatur wesieyan 30....Millikm 26 ' " " i! 00 -Millikin 34 -Millikin 21 Fehrn-irv 91 xr T " T vv caic.ya.il 13. reoruary 21 .Kankakee .... St Vi Pebruary 22... Lake Forest Lake February 27 Decatur ' " ' .Y. M. ? e E mary Z - Jacksonville. Illinois 5 February ' - Decatur Wesieyan ruary - ! -.Kankakee St. Viateurs 15. .33 .33. Forest.. C. A. .Millikin 29 ..Millikin 17 -Millikin " ' 24 -Millikin 13 TOURNAMENT AT BLOOMINGTON Thursday 4:30 p. Friday 3;3o p. Saturday 2:00 p. Saturday 8:30 p. Saturday 9:45 p . m Lincoln 21 Millikin . ■ 22 m Shurtleff 18.-Millikin ... 21 m Lombard 19 ...Millikin ... 24 m Wesieyan 18— Millikin g m Shurtleff 14—Millikin . 22 ' Captain) Rynksel Smith ]00 MIIvUDEK 1912 DDI □□n □□u BASKET BALL REVIEW 1912 HEN considered from all points of view, the basket ball season of 1912 was by far the most successful that Milli- kin has ever had. From a financial standpoint, it was especially good, although hampered to some extent by numerous delays in the completion of the gymnasium. These delays, however, afforded means for a great amount of advertising which aided materially m making the opening games in the new " gym " the best yet m attendance. Surely no complaint can be mad ' ..- of the team s record. True our team had to be content with second place in the minor college tour- nament at Bloommgton this year, while last year they carried away the championship. But the strain and worry caused by playing three games proved too great, and the team finally weakened. Neverthe- less, Wesleyan, with a comparatively fresh team, was able to win the final only after a desperately fought game. Of the eleven games played, six games were won and five lost The University of Illinois won the first game The Decatur Y. M C A team, State Champions, took two, thereby regaining the city championship. The other two defeats were at the hands of minor olleges, namely Wesleyan and Lake Forest. Christian Brothers College Illinois Normal, and Normal, were defeated on our own noorT while Normal, Illinois College and St. Viateurs tell victims en TheT. ETA. not having adopted the inter-collegiate code before the schedule was complete, the team was forced to play either set of rules when called upon to do so. This fact, and the lack of strong substitutes, had a noticeable effect at the beginning, and the U. of 1. game at Champaign on Dec. 16th, under the intercollegiate rules, proved easy for the state school. _ _ . The first game at home was played with Christian Brothers Col- lege on the loca l Y. M. C. A. floor. The team displayed form and easily outpointed the St. Louis five. Games with Normal, Decatur Y. M. C. A., Wesleyan and Normal t0ll °On d Feb 16th the new gymnasium was appropriately dedicated by defeating Wesleyan 30 to 13 before a crowd of J00 people. How- ever Starr Byrne and Rynksel were injured, and the team was greatly weakened for its Chicago trip which resulted in one game won and ° Iie After the second Y. M. C. A. game, came the tournament at Bloomington, March 7, 8, 9. Our old rival, Wesleyan, took first place, and Millikin second. It was a great game, and every man deserves credit for the plucky fight he made. " Big " Stables earned a place a forward on the first " all state " team, and Capt. Byrne made guard on the second team. , But what have we to look forward to next season In fact the outlook could not be more pleasing. Not a man will be lost thru graduation, and prospects for the best team in the history of the j. M. U. could not be improved upon. □ □ GO □ □ PQ One hundred seventy-six 0 □ □ □ □ MIU4DEK 1912 D0[ □ □ □ □ CAPT. BYRNE. Byrne is not only an efficient captain, but he is one of the best guards in the state. Some of the best basket ball players, he has repeatedly held down to one or two baskets in a game. His extensive knowledge of the game and ability to judge players have always held him in good stead, and enabled him to lead his team to second place among the minor colleges of Illinois. CAPTAIN-ELECT STABLES. Stables is the " big man " on the team, weighing 130, and reaching a height of 5 ft. 6 ins. However, what he has lacked in size, he more than made up in speed and accuracy. " Stape " has proven himself the star of the season, and was placed at for- ward on the " all state. " He is without a doubt,_ the fastest forward that ever wore a Millikin uniform. STARR. Starr is an expert at the game of basket- ball as well as football and baseball. His position this season was at center until his injury in the Wesleyan game on Feb. 16th His ability as a player is not over-estimated when we say that he is the best all-round player in the state. Lyons can always be depended upon when there is " fighting " to be done. He used his " 6-2 of talln ' ess " to good advantage in every game. His position has been at center since the injury to Starr, and no man could have filled the position with more credit to himself and to his team. EVANS. Evans, commonly known as " Fighting Bob " in football, still deserves to be called the same in basketball. Although Bob is not as consistent a player as some of his teammates, he plays well at all times. And when he is really " at himself, " there is no guard who can keep pace with him. LYONS. =il SRni One hundred m viy-eight □ □ □ □ SMITH. Smith, another new man on the team, has made good as sub-forward. He is built for a fast and speedy player and, with a little more varsity experience, will make a valua- ble man on the team. MONTGOMERY. Montgomery played a good game when called upon. Although he has had little real experience on the first team, he has shown himself to be a steady player at all times in the game. RYNKSEL. Rynksel, a new man at the J. M. TJ., made a reputation for himself at guard. He has been a consistent, hard-working player all season, and no forward covered himself with glory when guarded by him. He has speed, he knows the game and he is a " sticker; " in fact he has all those qualities which mark him as an " all state " guard in the near future. One hundred seventy-nine BASKET BALL TROPHIES ODD MIU4DEK 1912 DOO One hundred eighty- two [ " !□□ Inn THE 1911 VARSITY TRACK TEAM Captain M anager Floyd Perry T. B. Myers TEAM Tennison Dashes Ketch 100 yd. E. W. Smith Quarter Mile Shrout Quarter, Half Mile Perr y ■ Mile Pmkstaff Low Hurdles Stables Low Hurdles, Broad Jump L. N. Myers ' High Hurdles, Jumps ™7 High Jump T - M y ers Hammer Coo P er Hammer, Discus Cromer Discus Yoder Shot May 6. May 13. May 20.. May 26. SCORE 1911 .Decatur Milliki .35....Wesleyan. .Decatur.. Millikin 91....Rose Poly Jacksonville Millikin 51....TII. College ..Peoria .62 .13 .53 INTERCOLLEGIATE Wesleyan 27 .Millikin 18....Williams and Vashti IS Heckling is 111. College 15 ITIHS One hundred eighty-three ODD MIUJDEK 1912 DDO TRACK REVIEW The track season of 191 1 was very gratifying to the fol- lowers of track athletics at Millikin. In the beginning, hopes were raised by the appearance of several veterans and high school stars. T. B. Myers had returned and Cooper, Tenni- son and Ketch, high school stars, greatly strengthened the team. It was only a short time before a good team was de- veloped. The first meet of the season was with Wesleyan, May 7th. The scoring was remarkably close all thru the meet, and the victory was only decided by the last event, the discus throw, in which they took first and second. Tennison ' s great sprinting ability was brought to light when he twice defeated Flint of Wesleyan, in an easy fashion. On the 13th of May, Millikin showed real class by defeat- ing Rose Poly by the overwhelming score of 94 to 13. Not a Millikin man failed to star. 111. College at Jacksonville on May 21st, appeared to be an easy proposition, but hard luck overtook the team on the way over. Tennison ' s sickness and the lack of a pole-vanlter boosted Illinois ' chances, and they won 53 to 51. Millikin went to Peoria fully determined to win the state meet, but had to share second place with two other schools at 18 points. Tennison won both the 100 and 220 yd. dashes, tieing the record of 10 1-5 in the 100. T. P. Myers won the hammer throw for the second time, breaking the record with a throw of 122 ft. 4 l A ins. This season promises to bring forth the best track team in the history of the school. □ □ □ □ One hundred eighty-fo iXr 0 □ □ □ □ MHXIDEK 1912 DDE Cooper comes to us from Hoopston high schorl, where he gained his first training in athletics. He has been one of the best point winners of the season. Although of small stature, he handles the weights as if they were playthings, and is one of the most consistent men on the team. T. B. MYERS. Myers is a man who has always worked for the good of the team. His best event is the hammer throw, which event he has twice won at the intercollegiate ' 09, ' 11. He is the only track man to be lost this year thru graduation. Tennison is. without doubt, one of the best sprinters in the West to-day. Not only does his string of victories show this, but the time he has made in each event. ' Sam promises to break two records in 1912. PINKSTAFF. Pinkstaff ran the hurdles last season and no one was able to come close to him in any of the dual meets. He was unfortunate m the intercollegiate meet at Peoria by be- ing disqualified for knocking down too many hurdles after winning second place. " Pink " is lost this year thru graduation. COOPER. TENNISON. ■, : □ □ 0 MILLIKIN vs. WESLEYAN Events First. 100 yd. dash Tennison ( M) - 220 yd. dash Tenmson ( M - 440 yd. dash Mcintosh .... W) - 880 yd. run Freeze . --CW)--. Mile Run Finney (W - 120 yd. hurdles L. Myers (M)- 220 yd. Hurdles-.Pmkstaff ( M) - Shot Put Fieker (W) - Hammer oper ] ! Discus Yeakel (W) - High Jump Culbertson....(W).. Broad Jump L. Myers ' M - Pole Vault Prescott (W)- Second. T - or D - .Flint ..(W)--10 2 .Flint (W)-24 .Smith CM) -.544 5 .Kinney (W)--2.133 5 Perry ( M) —4.584 ; .Fieker (W)-1S .Flint (W)-28 Wilmuth CM). -38-8 J4 T. Myers ( M)— 119-8 Culbertson (W)--103-% .Viers .Kinney . .Wilmuth .( M)— 5-7 .(W)--19-7 .(M)—10 MILLIKIN vs. ILL. COLLEGE Events. First. 100 yd. dash Phillips ( 1 )- 220 yd. dash Phillips ( 1 )- 440 yd. dash Phillips ( I )- 880 yd. run Biggs ( I )- Mile Run Biggs ( I )■ 120 yd. hurdles Bushiet ( I)- 220 yd. hurdles Pinkstaff (M). Shot Put Yoder ( M). Hammer Cooper ( M). Discus Cramer ( M). High Jump L. Myers (,M). Broad Jump L. Myers (M). Pole Vault Bushiet ( I ) Second. ..Tennison (M) .Tennison (M) ..Tennison (M)- ..Granthon (M). ..Granthon (M). ..L. Myers (M). ..Bushiet ( I )- ..Prince ( I )■ . 1 . Myjers (M). ..Cooper ; (M). ..Miller -(M). ..Bushiet ( I )- ..Warren ( I l - T. or D. -103 -23 -53 ..2.12- ...4.54 -164 ...27y 5 ...35-3 ...125-7 y- ...98-9 ...5-6 ...19-6% ...10-6 ILLINOIS INTERCOLLEGIATE Events. First. 100 yd. dash Tennison .(M) 220 yd. dash Tennison (M). 1 - -i- Pl n il1mc ( 1 ) 440 yd. dash ..Phillips 880 yd. run Freeze .... Mile Run Kmnie .... 120 yd. hurdles Dunn 220 yd. hurdles Dunn Shot Put Snodgrass Hammer - M y ers Discus - Yeakle ... High Jump Tey-y -- £ Broad Jump Dillon -- Pole Vault Saylor I " (W). (W). .(W V) .(W V) ( S ) (M) (W) Second. ' ..Dunlap H). Van Pelt ( H). ...Mcintosh (W). ..Cannon ( H)- ...Coffey ( Il ...Dillon (W) ... Sisson — -( )■ ...Fieker (W) ...Underwood ( I ) Culbertson (W) ...Dillon ( N) ...Justice (W V) ...Bushiet ( I ) Third. ...Ryan ( S )- ...Phillips ( I )■ ...Cannon (H). ...Greves ( ? )• -Biggs ( I) ...Bushiet 1 ) ...Fieker (W). McCleary (W V) ...Clarke (W V) McCleary (W V) ...Burns (W V) ...Crother ( S ) ...Prescott (W) Time— Dist. ...10 sec. ...23 sec. ...53 sec. ...2m 8 sec. ...4m 46 sec. ...163 sec. ...26j4 sec. ...39-10 ft. ...122 ft. 4 x 4 ins. ...Ill ft. 11 in. ...5 ft. 6 ins. ...20 ft. 9 in. ...10 ft. 8 ins. 3D 3D One hundred eighty- oggn=iiiiii miujdek 1912 m THE 1911 VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM Captain Leslie Lewis Manager j. H . Hampton TEAM Lewis, Captain. . . . ; Left Fidd Nem, Wills pitcher Knck ' Buck Catcher Nlchcls First Base Simcox Second Base Anderson Third Base Starr, Wilkins Short Stop Evans Center Field Knck, Scott, Brown Right Field SCORE 1911 Kankakee - Millikin Lake Forest Millikin Bloomington Millikin Decatur Millikin Decatur Millikin Decatur Millikin Peoria Millikin Charleston - Millikin Decatur Millikin .St. Viateurs 2—1 .Lake Forest 3 — 9 .Wesleyan 4 — 3 .Bradley 2—4 .Lake Forest 3 — 12 . Keio University 5 — 3 .Bradley 5—3 .111. State Normal 4—1 .Wlesleyan 5 — 4 One hunderd ninety r on BASEBALL REVIEW ILLIKIN ' S 1911 baseball team was found to be in the race from the first call for recruits on March 14th. Only four " old men " reported for practice; howevbr the new material was of such quality that it soon left Coach Ashmore and Capt. Lewis with no doubt in their minds as to the possibilities for a good team. And so it took only fair weather conditions and constant co-opera- tion in practice to round out a team which was to land second place among the minor colleges of Illinois Mgr. Hampton ' s schedule consisted of games with leading col- leges of Illinois, a game with the famous Jap team ' of Keio Univer- sity, and a three day trip to Chicago. The season opened on April 25th with a practice game with the Clinton I.-M. team, in which Millikin was defeated 6-0. This °-ame brought to light the weak points of the team, and they were quickly remedied by Coach Ashmore. The next game was with the strong St. Viateur ' s team of Kan- kakee, April 27th. Now, thru the pitching of Nein and the fielding ot Starr, the game was won by the score of 2 to 1. Journeying on to Lake Forest, the team met defeat on a muddy field A wild throw upset the whole score, and when rain ended the fracas, the score stood 9 to 3 for the Lake Side school. A great deal of satisfaction was derived from the defeat of Wesleyan on her own baseball diamond May 4th, the score bein°- 4 to 3. On May 13th, Millikin suffered the first defeat at home. Brad- ley played good ball and won by the score of 4 to 2. Th Jap game brought a large crowd, and one of the best games of the season was witnessed. Captain Lewis, who had been injured m a previous game, entered at a critical moment, and his brilliant batting was largely responsible for the score of 5 to 3 in Million ' s favor. The next day, however, Lake Forest again defeated Ashmofe ' s team to the tune of 12 to 3. Starr, Anderson and Capt. Lewis were unable to play on account of injuries. The defeat at the hands of Bradley was atoned for on May 19th when Milhkm defeated her on her own diamond; score 5-3 _ On Decoration day. the Blue and White licked the Eastern Illi- nois State Normal aggregation, 4 to 1. The climax of the season was withheld until the very last and this with no other school than Wesleyan. For 17 long innings a pitcher s battle raged between " Dizz " Wills of Millikin and " Heiny " Stemkraus of Wesleyan. Evans finally broke the spell with a safe hit, and Nichols scored him with a long drive to centerfield thus winning the game 5 to 4. In conclusion, it can be said safely that the baseball season of 1911 was the most successful in baseball history at Millikin The new " gym " with its great facilities for practice should prove a tre- mendous advantage in reaching first position in college baseball the coming season. One hundred ninety- 0 MIUylDEK 1912 DDI Qgg|c=»ID|] MIU4DEK 1912 DO TENNIS ENNIS has at last gained a place in the heart of every Millikin student. The development and rise of the sport has been slow, and to stir enthusiasm seemed a hopeless task, but now the result of good managing is quite evident. The first successful intercollegiate tennis tour- nament was held at Bradley Field, Peoria, May 27, 191 1. Millikin was well represented. Busher played up to the semi-finals, when he was defeated by Schenk of Bradley. Hadley and Buck were in fine form, but were forced to give way to Schenk and Goss of Bradley. A much livelier and closer contest took place in the fac- ulty matches. Prof. Risley played an excellent game, but owing to an injury sustained in the first game could not keep REVIEW pace, and dropped the finals only after a determined effort. Prof. Woodruff and Prof. Risley reached the finals in the fac- ulty doubles. Finals— Brown, Bradley, defeated Risley, Millrkm, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2. Finals— Brown and Riple defeated Risley and Woodruff, Millikin, 7-9, 6-3, 6-2. The college tournament this year was also well attended, and keen interest was shown in the contests. Curtis Busher, a Freshman, won the student singles in easy style by defeat- ing Lindsey, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Long, Gibson and Shelley were runners up in the semi-finals. Prof. Olds and Prof. Risley, individual champions, qual- ified for the faculty finals, but the contest was postponed in- definitely on account of the inclement weather. Jissm One hundred ninty-four Ogg| lZ=l) On MIlvIylDE 7 7 7 L ' ENVOI The curtain falls, the stage is dark, The lingering audience leaves the room. The wavering candles in the gloom Flicker and dwindle to a spark. And far the actors all disperse To play upon a wider stage, To master from a broader page The drama of the universe. To learn, as o ' er the page they scan. The lesson of the larger good, The joy of human brotherhood, The greater Brotherhood of Man ! To teach the lesson they have learned : That godliness is more than gold ; That liberty cannot be sold Nor selfishness to right be turned. fHBS P =z: si npsii One hundred ninety-five But each to act as in his soul His early practice worked and wrought. As every former deed and thought Has formed and modified the whole. And each to act his part alone, To take his cue, in silence heard; To listen ready for the word That calls him forth unto his own. The curtains rise and fall again. New faces come as old ones go. The players we ha r e learned to know Pass out into the world of men. But whether playing truth or jest May each through pleasure and through pain The sanction of his God attain. And in the end the gift of rest. — F. Baker. 4II44DEK 1912 DDQ □ □U GOD S WAY OUT T ' S DEAD easy. Why, say, it ' s like gettm your livin ' from the Salvation Army. You see, it ' s this way. " And Red Saunders leaned forward in his chair and explained his plan in detail. " I call it a dead-cop cinch, " he finished. " The money comes in on Thursday, Kelly leaves on Fri- day at eleven. That ' s a good ten hours to make a fond fare- well to little old New York. " " Oh, it ' s easy enough, only who ' s to watch the alley? It wouldn ' t he wise just now for yon and me to get mixed up in a deal like this and get spotted. Now, if we might see Jim, or — friend Frederick, we might " " What ' s the matter with Kennedy? He ' s all right, isn ' t he? " " Oh, Kennedy — yes, he ' s all right, but no chance to see him — down and out, I believe. " " Good! the very man we need. But, say, " he whis- pered, " where does he hang out now ? I haven ' t seen him for an age. " " Comes in here sometimes. Say, le ' s go over to the wharf. We might see Jim. " With the caution born of experience, the two men emerged from the door of a room in the rear of the tenement and made their way down the alley. They had almost reached the street when a man ' s tall figure appeared in the dim obscurity of the gray afternoon. It was Kennedy. His hat was drawn low over his face and the collar of a shabby coat hid his chin. He shambled along, absorbed in his gloomy thoughts, oblivious of his surroundings. Saunders and Wilson signalled each other quickly and prepared to meet their man. Coming so suddenly out of the shadows they gave Kennedy a start. " Why, Joe, old boy, " Saunders delighted voice exclaimed. " Why, Joe, who ' d thought it ! You ' re just the man I want to see. " " Not in a hurry, are you, Kennedy? " asked Wilson in a friendly tone. Kennedy looked from one to the other before he spoke. To be greeted familiarly by such well-dressed, prosperous- looking men gave him a glow of pride. He felt glad that they had noticed him at all, an unusual thing in Kennedy ' s life. With a great deal of satisfaction he drew his gaunt figure erect and tried to keep the eagerness out of his voice. " Hello, boys! It seems good to see you. No, I ' m not exactly in a hurry. Did you want to see me? " " Good ! " exclaimed Saunders, hooking his arm in that of Kennedy ' s. " Sure we want to see you. Come along and we ' ll have a jolly hour. " With a flow of friendly chatter Kennedy was hustled into the seclusion of the room the two men had so recently occu- pied. Again and again they attempted to draw him out, but without success. At last Saunders came out in the open. Qg°l[=DiDD MI UD R 1912 DOt " See here, Kennedy, " he began, his smooth, persuasive tones appealing in spite of Kennedy ' s indifference, " we ' ve got a little job planned and we need you to make it work. Can we depend on you to keep mum about it? " For the moment Kennedy ' s heart leaped. Luck was coming his way again, after all. But he took care to conceal his agitation. " Drive away, Red; mum ' s the word. " As he listened the whole thing became clear. It was his one chance and it loomed big above the darkness closing in about him. " It ' s a big job, " Saunders went on, " but we can pull it off and even up the spoils easy enough. What do you say, boys, will you come in? " Wilson hardly waited for him to finish. " Red, you ' ve always treated me fair. This looks good to me. I ' m yer man, and here ' s my hand on it. " Saunders turned expectantly to Kennedy " And you, Kennedy, what do you say about it? Surely you ' re not going to let this chance get away? " Across the table Kennedy sat low in his chair. His lean fingers opened and closed spasmodically on the edge of the table. He looked at the room — dark, filthy, foul. He looked at his own shabby clothes. Last of all he " looked at Saunders ' face — sleek, well-fed, unctuous; at the slender, well-shaped hands with their polished nails and flashy rings. The contrast was too decided. Suddenly he sat up, his thin face white with determination. His voice was hard and unnatural. " You can count me in, boys, " was all he said. " I thought I knew you, Joe. " But even as he spoke Saunders felt he had never really known the Joe Kennedy who faced him so sternly silent. The man looked desperate and Saunders deftly grasped the oppor- tunity to make his triumph complete. " Now, boys, let ' s plan how we ' ll spend the money. It means a cool ten thousand for each of us, and its to Ven- ezuela that my ticket will read. " The smooth voice went on, but Kennedy scarcely heard. His brain was aflame with the thought of once more getting on his feet. He had been down so long, he had walked among men yet not of them, he had tasted the lowest dregs until re- lease seemed impossible. And here was his chance. Saunders, alive to the advantage of his present mood, suggested that they meet that night to finish their plans, and the three parted company. When at last he was alone in the street Kennedy battled with his better self, which struggled for supremacy. Some- how he had always managed to steer clear of crime, even though driven to the verge. It could not be that he had planned to rob. Why, what would Mary say? Mary! He had not thought of Mary. No, he couldn ' t leave her. But he must. And his footsteps betrayed his agitation. He must think the thing over; he must get it clear. In a far corner of the park he dropped down on a bench and sank his head into his hands. Could he forsake Mary? He must. She would be cared for — the Charities — the Home would care for her. But sup- pose they didn ' t find her? She would suffer. Horrible thought! □ □ □ □ 7 One hundred ninety-seven He started up and ran. Mary must not suffer again, for he had sworn it. He couldn ' t leave her. He would tell Saun- ders he couldn ' t do it. And at the thought of what that would mean he sank down again upon the bench. It meant every- thing to him; it was his one chance; he must not turn it aside. Far away he would begin life anew. He would live in ease, even as he had existed through privation. But there was Mary! What of her? Poor, patient Mary! God, how she had suffered ! What a pity she had not died years ago! Died ! Full of horror at his own guilty soul, he gave a fright- ened cry and leaped to his feet. But fast as he hurried, the thought stayed on, and grew and formed itself into desire. He stopped short and looked at the thing squarely. Well, why not? She was a misery to herself, a burden to him. Anyway, Mary wanted to die. He had often heard her pray to be relieved of her pain. Suppose he hastened it along and gave her freedom from life that was worse than the agonies of death. Horrible thought ! Could he murder his own wife? Terrified beyond measure, he turned and fled. Again and again he tried to disgorge this thing from his mind, but the awful thought thoroughly possessed him. But how ? Pity whispered a painless death. Reason, hand in hand with his madness, bade him be cautious. An- other hour, and still another, he battled with himself, always arriving at the inevitable conclusion. In his saner moments he revolted at the idea of taking a human life, and that life — Mary ' s. On the other hand, once he was free, ease and pleasure awaited him. It was too tempting and he ceased to resist. As he entered the back room of the two where Mary Ken- nedy lived the long hours through his heart throbbed madly, for he clutched tightly in his pocket the vial which was to give him release and his wife — death. Quiet as he was, Mary heard him. " Joe, is that you? I didn ' t think you ' d be in yet. " Then, as lie did not answer, " Joe, may 1 have my tea now ? " The man flushed guiltily. " In a minute, " he called; " I ' ll make some toast. " " That ' s nice, Joe. I lo-ve toast, and you make it so crispy, " she laughed. Kennedy started. That laugh ! Mary must be better. Nonsense ! She would never be better. Just a useless burden to drag him down. But he couldn ' t take her life just yet — tomorrow would be time enough. A little later when he! carried Mary ' s supper to her he found her almost jubilant. She had smoothed her hair and her thin cheeks were flushed feverishly. The short, cpiick breath and the bright, roving eyes told their own story. Ken- nedy, absorbed in his guilt, misinterpreted the warning. " Poor Joe, " she said, " too bad you ' re burdened with such a miserable cripple. Sometimes I ' ve wondered why God let ' s me live. Surely He is wise, yet where ' s the wisdom of that? " Kennedy breathed heavily. She was voicing his very thoughts. " Don ' t talk like that, Mary. Eat your supper. " His voice was husky with emotion and he dared not look at her. When she had quite finished she called him softly. One hundred ninety-eight. □ □ □ □ L " Can ' t you stay a little with me tonight, Joe? Someway I ' m lonely. " It was the pathetic voice that made him answer. " I promised Wilson I ' d see him again, " he said. " He goes away tomorrow. " Even as he spoke he glanced at the wasted form with its poor, crippled back and suddenly changed his mind. For the last time he would humor her fancy. Tomorrow she would not need him. " Guess he won ' t be down yet, though, " he said. For a time he wandered aimlessly about the room, whistling softly to keep up his courage. The room grew deathly still. " Oh! " she cried with a start as he dropped into the chair beside the bed. " I thought you were gone again. I ' ve been dreaming, Joe, dreaming of the little house out in the country where we lived so long ago. It was all so real, " the eager voice went on, " the tiny rooms, the garden in the back, and the flowers, Joey, so bright and beautiful. It ' s been a long time, hasn ' t it, Joe? Do you remember when the hen came off with ten fluffy little chicks? Dear, dear, but they did ruin my flowers! How happy we were, Joe! You used to come home from the mill at night, and you ' d whistle when you reached the corner, and I ' d run ut and wave my apron ; yes, we were happy, Joe. What a time I had learning to keep house ! But you were patient and never complained even when the dinner was burned to a crisp. " Kennedy could not answer. He was trying to keep mur- der in his heart. And Mary Kennedy went on. One hundred ninety-nine " Joe, if baby had lived she ' d have been fifteen today. I can just see the way she ' d look. She had your eyes, Joe. What a tiny, helpless baby she was! What a comfort she ' d have been to you, Joe, when I ' m gone. I ' ve always been sorry she didn ' t know the man her father was. Perhaps God took her then to spare her the sight of a mother so miserably crippled. " " Don ' t Mary, don ' t talk like that, " he cried out in his agony. With his head in his hands Kennedy was miserable, indeed. Reaching out blindly, the mothering instinct strong with- in her, she laid her hand softly on his arm. " Joe, " she said, and now her voice did not waver, " I ' m sorry it couldn ' t have been different. When God cast me down and made me a cripple I blamed Him for ruining my life — and we were so happy then — and I didn ' t think I could ever be happy again. In my agony I cursed Him. I wanted to die. I was just a helpless sinner. Then when I saw how you took up your burden and worked so patiently I felt ashamed. From the day that you came home and found me at the foot of the stairs and our baby lying so still and white in its little crib above you ' ve been a different man. I ' ve come to see it clearly now, Joe. In no other way could I have come to care for you so deeply. When you asked me to be your wife, Joe, I thought I loved you. That was only the begin- ning of love. You ' ve been good to me ; you ' ve made me for- get my hours of pain. I know it ' s been hard, it ' s been awful to tie you down. But sometimes when I get to thinking what you might have been without me I can see why God let me UD£K 1912 DD G □ u live. Why, Joe, you might have been really bad, you know — you might have robbed and murdered and thieved. But, thank God, I have you as clean and good as the day I first knew you. Every day I pray that you might have comfort when I ' m gone. You ' re a good man, Joe, and God can ' t forget that. " You ' d better go now, Joe. And Joe, before you go could you kiss me — just once? " Dazed, hardly understanding, Joe Kennedy reached out and took the poor crippled form in his arms. He held her close for a moment, and a gentle smile full of sadness lighted the pale face. Tenderly he laid her back on the pillow and stumbled out into the night. Once in the street, he never paused until he reached the room where Wilson and Saunders awaited him. One glance at the man stilled their words of welcome. He walked up to the table where they sat and began speaking at once. " Boys, " he said, " I can ' t do it. I ' ve always been an honest man, even when it ' s hurt like death. I ' ve had my temptations the same as you. I ' ve wanted money and pleas- ure and ease. I ' ve dreamed of riches — but I ' ve steered sttraight. I ' ve had to, boys. There was always Mary, my wife, " and here his voice broke in a great sob. " She ' s a crip- ple, boys, and for fifteen years she ' s believed in me. She thinks I ' m straight and, by the Lord, I will be straight. There ' s no use, I ' d rather have her faith than all the wealth of the world. That ' s all, boys. " He was gone before they could say one word. For some minutes both men were silent from astonishment. Dazedly they looked at each other. " Hell! " said Wilson. Saunders whistled softly. Neither of them cared to talk. With the burden of guilt lifted from his soul and new resolves struggling on his lips for utterance, Kennedy entered the room where he had left his wife. He fell on his knees and sobbed. For Mary Kennedy was dead. — G. Herman. ] □□ D : si liQ] 7Vo hundred Qgg|c= 10n MlhUDZK 1912 1913 Hear us ! O you who are about to depart ! We have watched you, we have observed, We have not scorned you, We have sympathized with you. Now comes the time when we who follow you, We must take up the work you have left. Ay ! tho the work be hard. We must do it, and will do it. Obstacles cannot daunt us, Difficulties we spurn. We will find a way or make one. Hear us ! O you who are to follow after ! We will help you, we will assist; Turn not away from us, Let us help one another. Soon comes the time, you who follow us, You must take up the work we have left. Till then, tho it be hard. We will do it with pleasure. Obstacles cannot daunt us. Difficulties we spurn, We will find a way or make one. — D. Gray. □ □ Tiro hundred one " FOLLOW THOU ME " WAS at the close of the day. The setting- sun sent lightning-like Hashes of ruddy light over the low white buildings of Antioch, as they nestled at the foot of the hill, catching here and there glints in the stream that made its way down the hill to give life to the city, it was through the window of a humble home that the last lingering ray seemed to want to stay, for it found there a resting place in the hair of a sweet-faced little woman. She sat deep in thought, her eyes toward the glories of the even- ing sky. The light in her eyes seemed to question, seemed to doubt, till at last it grew tired, sad and hopeless. A step of a sandled foot on the floor behind her caused her to turn, and there, looking down at her, with such a wonderful light, a light like that which she had never seen in his eyes before, was a young man, tall, strong, manly, the embodiment of new life. " Oh, Thomas, my son, " was the greeting she gave him. That seemed to open the flood gates. Putting his hands out hefcre him in a pleading gesture, all his young manhood reaching out to her, lie began to speak slowly and gently. But, O, the strength that was behind. " Mother, can I tell you? Will you understand? This evening as I was making my way back from the baths, on the street by the temple, I saw a great crowd around a man. As I came up I stopped to listen. I had to stop. The man was a stranger, mother, with a face so kind, sorrowful and gentle that at first I heard not what he said for looking at him. Then these words came to me through the crowd : ' But seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness. ' Before I thought I called back : ' What is the kingdom of God? Why should I seek it? And then — mother! why do you look at me so? " " Thomas, did you say that his face was sad and gentle? " " Yes, mother. " " Then I know of him, son. But I am not accmainted with him. " " I am so glad, mother, for just then he came to me through the crowd, asking the way I was going. So with the crowd following, he walked almost here with me, talking- all the while. " " The kingdom O ' f heaven, mother. I know what it is. I feel it here, " and he placed his hand to his heart. " There ' s such a strange peace that seems to be so big that I cannot keep it all. The man ' s name was Jesus of Nazareth. As he left me, looking straight into my eyes, his own sad ones pleading, he put both his hands on my shoulders and said so- sweetly and gravely: ' Lad, follow) thou me. ' " " Mother, " and he took a step back as though to brace himself, " mother, I go- " Quickly the arms of the woman were around him, strain- ing him to her. " My boy, " she cried, " I cannot, cannot let Two hundred two you go — with a stranger, too — you, all I have — leaving your mother to follow a stranger. O boy! " Gently she kissed him and put him from her. " Leave me, clear. " Alone, she threw herself on her knees at the window, and great tears filled her eyes. " Why should the gods treat me thus? What have I done to cause their displeasure? Have I not worshiped them as I should — or maybe it is because I left them for the man they call Jesus. Yet I went back to them for fear of their displeasure. But is there this Savior? Why did I follow Him? Who is this Jesus? " she cried. Then all at once there was a bright light in the room. She looked up through tears, the agony of the passed minutes on her face, into two of the most wonderful eyes that ever looked cut on this world. Slowly rising to her feet, she stumbled backward — then a step forward. What ! The Master spoke : " Woman, be not afraid. " That voice! Kneeling again she lifted her hand in supplication and besought Him : " O Jesus — you, you. I tried to put you out of my heart. I had gone back to my old gods. Yet you were still here, though I knew you not. Then you called my boy — fflggO Tiro hundred three my boy — I would not give you myself. O Jesus, are you go- ing to take him from me ? He ' s my boy. " " Woman, who gave him to you? " asked the Master. " I cannot, I " — and as she threw her arms out toward the Master her hands touched his garment. A silence of agony filled the little room. Minute after minute passed. The Sa- vior, too, seemed to feel the pain, the struggle. As time passed she became quiet, a sad sweet peace came into her face, and then the sadness gave place to joy. " Master — my Master and Savior, I love Thee. All I have I give to Thee — to Thee " " Peace, woman, peace I leave with you. " There was darkness again. But only in the outside world, for her heart was full of sunlight and sang with joy. As the woman turned to meet the lad who entered she took both his hands in hers. " My son, I know. I feel the great happiness. Your Master, my Master, came to me, too. I understand now. You, the best I have in the world, you, so very dear to me, I gladly give to Him. I — boy — kiss me and ' follow thou Him. " " — M. Shipp. □□n BONNIE FOURTEEN (With profuse apologies to Sir Walter Scott and to any other poetic soul which feels itself offended). To the lords of convention, Prof. Risley he spoke (We give just the substance, and clear off the smoke) " So I move you. Sir Chairman, we hold a contest, And let ' 14 or ' 15 claim title of ' best. ' Come, put up your wall, bring your old basket ball, Come, get a stouter hemper and call up your men, Come, make the field ready, and let ' em go free, And we ' ll supervise ' em, Coach Ashmore ' n me. " The Sophs, they are over, first over the wall ; What matters the loss of the old basket ball ? The rope, slowly yielding, gives over to ye, O glorious ' 14 ' s, the great victory ! With open mouthed gaze the chapel is crammed. Prexy stands on the platform witli uplifted hands. Admiration is in each look, astonished is each eye; See gallant ' 14, proud, straight, filing by! Now filling the place with bright color and sound, Full joyous a column they all inarch around Our dim solemn chapel ; now take their own place. Their pride of achievement well mingled with grace. And they know in their hearts it will always be so For ' 14 — deeds, glory, and then — why, ditto! And they ' ll make themselves worthy of great station then. These womanly women and manly men. — F . Fisher. i a m mm =|gSID Two hundred four OS □ □ MIUJD K 1912 DD J □ □ MARCUS VARRUS ROMAN T mm HE little cherubic mouth in its vast setting of ele- phantine wrinkles of fat which made up the Em- peror ' s face, opened to speak, and all Rome bowed in expectation. " By Bacchus! " chirruped the mouth. All Rome shuddered with awe at hearing. Cassius, the sly and servile Cassius, glided to the Em- peror ' s side. " My lord was pleased to say? " he queried in silken tones. " That in all Rome there lives not one of the good old Roman breed, saving ourselves. " The Emperor, whose mother was a Greek and whose father was unknown, prided himself on his Roman blood. " My lord is pleased to forget Tullius Varrus. " " Ay ! for Varrus has played too long with these Oriental tricksters who infest the court, too long to cling very close to virtue. " " It is said, lord, that Varrus has a brother. " " In Rome? " " Nay, lord. For twenty years he has not seen the city, and for ten he has not spoken with Tullius. On a little isle — so runs the tale — he lives the life of his fathers. Simple and true, some call it, but for me " — with a shrug — " a little cold and crude. Nevertheless, the fame of his strength has traveled far. " " But I am still right. There is no Roman in Rome — but ourselves. " " I have a plan, lord. " Cassius murmured low, that the courtiers might not hear. The puffy slits that stood for the Emperor ' s eyes almost opened for an instant as he listened. Those who looked grew fretful, for anything which could move the Emperor — he whose soul had played with glee over the entire gamut of hu- man suffering and torture — must be of a nature quite super- lative. He spoke. " Well, well, Cassius, go and prosper. Meanwhile we shall try to live until you come again to Rome. Methinks it will be hard. Heigh hum ! The days are long and weary and nought in Rome is new. " Cassius passed from Rome to the coast and from thence to the Isle of Varna without let or hindrance. The journey, for an ordinary citizen, would have been long and irksome, but when made in the name of Caesar it was smooth and unin- terrupted — if we except a trifling storm which even Caesar ' s name could not subdue. There was no dock where Cassius landed, the cursed storm having driven the boat from its course. Cassius ha d ascertained, however, that the isle was quite small, that there was very little danger of becomiing lost. So he plunged un- hesitatingly into the thickets lining the beach. Not far in- land he came to a well-kept road and on the road he met a grotesque figure with a gigantic bundle of sticks on its head. " SlaveP commanded Cassius. " Slave! in the name of Caesar, tell me : Where shall J find the lord of this isle. Also tell me his name. " The figure stood still. Two sharp eyes gazed at Cassius and a cracked voice came in answer : " Lord, upon this isle there are no slaves. We he all free men. Since thou askest in the name of Caesar, I will answer your question. . The master of the island is Marcus, of the house of Varrus, and a mighty man is Marcus. Why, sir, ' tis but a quarter of the year agone that he gave a feast whereat " " Enough. Where is he? Be brief. " " ] will lie brief. In short, sir, he is at the tavern. The tavern is down the road, and as the road is as straight as thy nose thou canst not miss it. And of a verity wilt thou know- Marcus Varrus, for a mighty man is Marcus, and at a feast not a tenth of the year agone, at a feast whereat were — may the gods pave thy way with pleasure ! " The last was shouted after the fleeing Cassius, who had tossed the garrulous old rogue a coin and was now seeking the tavern. He walked for some five hundred paces. Here he reached the foot of a little hill. ddie sky, which had been overcast from the recent storm, was now clearing in patches, permitting the ruddy rays of the setting sun to reach the earth. Just as Cassius reached the foot of the hillock a flood of light burst upon the summit thereof and in clear-cut silhouette Cassius saw the form of a giant, wrestling with some three or four men of smaller size. ;R1912 p i ' ' i san Cassius gave a great gulp. Here was a gladiator of gladiators ! In fear lest the giant should be hurt Cassius ran screaming up the hill. " Stop! In the name of Caesar, stop! Hurt him not! " The big man picked up two of his opponents, one in each hand and tossed them upon their comrades, sending all four headlong. Thereat he gave a great booming laugh. " Who calls in the name of the Roman Caesar? " he chal- lenged. " His messenger. I come to seek one Marcus Varrus. " " I am Marcus. What is the will of Caesar? " " It will be long in the telling. Also a hungry man is a poor talker, and Cassius is hungry. " " Come in, friend Cassius, and sup, and you, " turning to the four, " get ye home and remember how priceless is silence. " They obeyed, bowing low. Marcus turned to his guest, and as they entered the tavern said simply : " These are my servants, also my playmates. But I am all impatience to hear the message of Caesar. " He was forced to restrain his impatience until Cassius had washed down some flesh and cakes with three or four measures of wine. Marcus wondered where it all went, but before he had solved the problem Cassius began his tale. Subtle it was and full of lures to rouse the giant ' s feelings. In short it was this. Rome was not the old Rome, a city of statesmen and patriots. The Emperor even now was not safe, for many conspired against him, so that he trembled for his life. The ringleader was known. He was a giant — the strongest man in Rome. So sure was he of it that only a Two hundred six fiHH i i u nn j fortnight ago he had challenged any man to meet him in single combat. Now the Emperor, not wishing to involve any of his court in endless feuds had sought outside of Rome for a cham- pion who might slay the braggart. The fame of Marcus, trav- eling even to the Emperor ' s throne, had singled him out as the man. " And now, Marcus, " concluded the eloquent Cassius, " on you rests the fate of Rome. Will you remain at home, the laughing stock of all time, or will you come to Rome and slay the villain? " " I will come, answer Marcus. " Whether or not I will slay this upstart I do not know, but I will try, ay! though he be of mine own kin ! " " It is well. Let us sleep and in the morning on to Rome. " As the sun rose, glowing, from the ocean Cassius and Marcus came out into the yard of the tavern, ' where were wait- ing two chargers. These they mounted and quickly reached the little harbor, where they found Cassius ' boatmen impas- sively waiting. No storm hindered their passage to Italy, and the sun was shining bravely when they arrived. Marcus noted with increasing wonder the respect and servility shown to Caesar ' s messenger. Four or five horsemen formed a guard for them and Marcus was quickly and quietly conveyed to Rome. They entered the gates late in the evening. Gorgeous was the room and soft and silken was the couch prepared for Marcus. He, simple man, was stunned by the elegance. Deft-fingered servants bathed him in perfumed water and gave him clothes of coolest linen and brightest silk —and, it must be said, left him mightily confused. After their Two hundred seven departure Cassius slipped quietly into the apartment and sum- moned Marcus to appear before the Emperor. That personage was reclining on a golden couch sur- rounded by his fawning courtiers. As Marcus entered the courtiers drew aside that the Emperor might see him. He gazed at Marcus indifferently. " Thou art a man! " lie puffed. " And thou art Caesar! " responded Marcus. " Marcus Varrus, thou hast promised to fight for me against a man whom thou knowest not! Let that man be brought forth. " The guards at the door disappeared. Soon a slight clank- ing was heard. A man in chains was led in and Caesar, lan- guidly pointing, said : " Marcus, thou must fight that man. " Marcus looked, and lo ! it was his brother. Tullius! " he burst forth, then was silent. Tullius answered not, but gazed with surly face at Caesar. " Take him away. Marcus ! see to it that thou keepest thy promise! Else " he turned his thumb downward. Marcus was led dazed to his room. His first words were : " And that is the master of the world! " " He is so called, " unctuously replied Cassius. Marcus said no more. That thing ! That fat. helpless baby in silken swadling clothes. Caesar ! And he commanded one brother to slay another ! Still — he was Emperor. Late in the night they sent one to torment him. She harped on her love for Tullius and begged Marcus to spare him. Then she departed. =000 MIlylylDIvK 1912 000 Marcus did not sleep that night. Torn between love of country — of brother — of self, he wrestled in vain with the problem. But the night passed, the stars faded from the sky and they came to lead him to the arena, and he had not solved it. Meantime all Rome was agog. Cassius had made known the facts of the case and already the rabble were squabbling as to the probable conduct of Marcus. Morning found a vast excited multitude clamoring at the gates of the arena. " He will slay his opponent, knowing that it is Tullius. No Roman could do otherwise, " observed a grave old man. " He might fall on his own sword. " retorted another. " Marcus is a myth, " yawned a perfumed dandy. " It is only a game to draw the people ; to tickle Caesar for a minute. " But the gates were open and the roaring, clattering mob poured in and filled up the endless tiers of seats. Later the Emperor and his court entered. The seat beside the Emperor was empty, for she who yesterday was saluted as Empress had died during the night of some slight malady — some said her wine ill agreed with her. Heralds shouted aloud the conditions of the contest. Each was to wear heavy armor and to carry a shield and short sword. Then was told the relationship of the combatants and the cause of the contest. Rome knew all this and paid little heed. A hoarse murmur indicated that wagering on the con- test was lively. Marcus, waiting in the cool darkness of the gateway, heard all dimly. When the heralds withdrew he was pushed into the arena and stood alone in the sunlight, the heavy visor of his helmet permitted only a restricted view and he was obliged to turn his head to view the surroundings. There was the vast oval, the scene of more bloodshed than an hundred battlefields. Up aloft towered the spectators, tier on tier. On one side an especially vivid blotch of color marked the position of the Emperor. Marcus stepped unfalteringly toward it to give the final salnte. Far away he caught a glimpse of another figure, armed like himself. And this was Tullius, his brother! The two combatants met in front of the Emperor and sa- inted. The salute fell on empty ears, for Caesar had gently drifted into the calm sleep of the expert wife poisoner and finished homicide. Cassius it was who gave the signal. Marcus, on turning to meet the other, was struck by his huge size. This he finally attributed to the bulky armor. At any rate Tullius meant to fight, for he smote the shield of Marcus with a might that drove that hero to his knees. A fierce anger swelled into his giant heart, but a great sorrow drove it away, so that while his lips shouted " Roma! Roma! " his heart said " Brother! " From his kneeling position he idly swung his sword with a wrist movement. It struck the neck of Tullius. Then a strange thing came to pass. Tullius, stunned by the blow, fell to earth, while the clumsy helmet, shorn from its fasten- ings, rolled aside, baring the face of — not Tullius, but a giant barbarian. Marcus stared stupidly ! " Kill ! Kill ! " yelled the multitude, its shouts rising in Dgg| ==]|00 MII.UD K 1912 000 hoarser and louder in ever increasing volume. So loud did they finally grow that they awakened Caesar. Marcus stood uncomprehending. Finally the whole thing dawned upon him. It was merely a test, a joke, a " Hail! Caesar! " he shouted, tearing off his helmet. He looked aloft and behold, there beside Caesar, dressed in rich robes, was Tullius, smiling. Caesar spake and the amphitheatre became silent. " Spare the fallen giant, Marcus. Tullius, cast thy brother this bag of jewels. Heigh-hum. Cassius, my friend, let us slay a few Christians. Verily, the days are long and wearv, and naught in Rome is new. " But there were those who said that as he gazed at Marcus, in the eye of the arch-murderer there gleamed a tear. — D. Gray. Two hundred nine rA K 1912 DO DO Z □ FRESHMAN POEM As Freshmen we came in the Fall, All eager — some said we were green — We gazed up and down the long hall To see all there was to be seen. We timidly asked about rooms. We wondered who " Prexy " could be; We would see our dear teachers — we knew We would love them all mos t tenderly. But then — disillusionment came. And our trusting hearts wakened to care. When the Sophomores took some of our boys, And cut off their soft curly hair. And they posted big notices, too, With instructions to us how to act ; We wakened then fully at last, We saw in what ways we had lacked. We Freshmen roused up in our might, One hundred and fifty, full strong;. We would fight all our battles henceforth, We would fight — and avenge every wrong. And we did — and in history our name Shall in old J. M. U. long go down ; Our president, leader of yells, All have won a sure, lasting renown. Our shyness and trust are all gone, Our senses are sharp, alert, keen ; We go on — but you ' ll hear again soon Many times from the " Class of Fifteen. " — L. Fullenwider. agsni Two hundred ten Una 0 MI Ay. " 1916 " While we live, let us live. Not as those who- seek joylands of pleasure. Or as those who pile up hordes of treasure ; They fail to see the divine measure. Seek not fame. Fame is brought Not to the one that should deserve it always, For only in the heart of faithfulness stays That honesty that receives the heavenly rays. While we strive, let us strive. — Each daily duty needs our best in striving, Until we see a fairer goal arriving To live the life that ' s worth the living. — R. Benner Two hundred eleven MILLIDEK VERSES Marvel ye swains at this, The Seniors Book! In awe struck wonder stand with straining eyes, Look long, lest, losing by too short a look Literature like this in your surprise. Indefinite destruction you invoke Down on the class who for this book, have bled. (Earth holds, we will admit, no greater joke Kaleidoscopic, many facetted. ) More years than we would wish have passed awav In joyous round at clear old Millikin. Let them come back again thou despot Time Like last year ' s swallows with the summer day ! Intrinsicate the knot of fate and strong! Defying all the efforts nf the will Each one puts forth to see behind the veil Kismet holds the years to come are long. — D. Gray. MIUylDEK 1012 noi i=»i §gn THE GRAVEYARD. We believe in variety. So, because every previous occu- pant of our illustrious office has deplored his hard, hard lot, the inappreciation of his heart ' s blood efforts to be funny, lack of humor on the part of his premises, etc., we take this stand: We don ' t think we are bad off and we wouldn ' t have anybody else have our place for worlds. Neither do we care whether you laugh or not. That ' s really the very least of our troubles. We are quite frank when we say that our main object at pres- ent is to fill the required number of pages with any thing or nothing. To avoid discomfort then we ask this: If what follows gives you a headache — take a pill — any kind. If it results in toothache ask for a dentist ' s bill immediately — and — pull out the affected member. But foremost keep this in mind. Nobody worries us any. Go to blazes. The Graveyard Editors. A DISCOURAGING ESSAY ON NOTHING. Written by Student of Bible Study for the benefit of Fresh- men. Nothing is a simple matter. Idealists say matter is noth- ing. Materialists say mind is nothing. Therefore, to be con- servative, everything is nothing. Perhaps one of us entertains the delusion that he may amount to something. You are mis- taken. Give it up. You Are — Nothing. OUR SENIOR HYMN. In compliance with the earnest request of our Mr. Nied- emeyer for a Senior Hymn, we humbly offer the following verses. All that remains is for you, Arthur, to compose the lyrics, whereupon we feel sure the entire class will be filled with those lofty ideals, hitherto so elusive. The Savory Jack screw. Oh, that I were a jackscrew A jackscrew, only that; With just one leg to stand on And a head so smoothe and flat. Oh, a jackscrew is an outcast And compelled to hide away, For this wicked world doesn ' t appreciate The jackscrew of today. Why would I be a jackscrew? Oh, Brother, know you not? In my hope of uplifting humanity, then I ' d be Johnny — on — the — Spot. (Signed) Two Faculty Friends. Editors Note — There are two sides to every question. So while we thank our Faculty Friends for their offering, we take this liberty of voicing our side. Please Arthur, we ask, how could we use a class hymn? Hymns, that is, up to date progressive hymns, are all written in not less than five nor more than ten flats, ( See Spaulding ' s Sporting Library " How to write Hymns. " ) Flatly then, leaving school will be flat enough without a flatly hymn to make us feel flatter. Amen. mi □ □ □ a Two hundred twelve Qgg|i==3)[lD MlhUBZK 1912 IGNORAMUS SOCIETY. Chief Know Nothing — Babe Yoder. Presiding Wind Boy — Cory Wilkins. Hot Air Producers — Norman Sugg, Dresser Rice, Red Webber, Robert Davidson, E. Stevens, Roy Wentz. Faculty Devotee — We are wondering. WHAT WOULD WE DO IF Faculty meetings were public entertainments? Davis ' Drug Store was as untiring in its efforts to bother as the Book Store? Bill the barber got a shave? The College Inn burned down? Prexy gave his beard to Doc Rogers? Dr. Kellogg opened a saloon ? Chapel was a smoking room ? The Seniors all flunked ? Davidson writes poetry. This was picked up in the cor- ridor. The handwriting is unfamiliar but since it resembles Davidson ' s efforts we quote it as his. " Ode to Our Alma Mater on a Rainy Day. " Hear the rain spatter On our Alma Mater By its fiendish clatter My muse is knocked flatter Than panca ke batter. Splash ! ! Here ends the dirge and we are inclined to hope the author ' s muse fell in the inkwell and there perished. Let us say with Plato or Hammerstein or whoever it was. " Let the poor thing rest in pieces. " WHEN KNIGHTS WERE BOLD. Scene — Any place. Time — 1,000 years ago. Characters — Famous men . _ Enter Prexy garbed in a suit of mail and a sorrowful look. Soliloquizes: " Ah some unworthy pilferer lias purloined my beautiful purple plume. I am wondering who it was could do so. " Enter Dyer, attired as a clown (correct garb). (To Prexy) : " Oh, me Lord, I just seen Duke Dodgers sporting your blue plume. " Prexy: " I am surprised, I am surprised. " Grasps a mammoth volume of psychology more firmly as Duke Dodgers approaches dressed in — oh, well, he ' s wearing Prexy ' s plume anyway. In his hands are various deceased pieces of Greek Art such as Venus ' arms, etc., which, without any warning he hurls at Prexy. Just then — oh, that isn ' t Prexy ' s coat of mail rattled by the lovely arms, no, that ' s the alarm clock taking its fiendish exercise. Curtain. I hope you will not think I am such a fool as I seem to be. Oh dear me, I ' m so foolish. — Miss Conant. Two hundred thirteen We take this our only opportunity of suggesting a Chapel program variation at once unique and, we feel sure, calculated to meet with unanimous approval. Students enter for a period of 30 minutes with unre- strained hubbub. Gavel then used until it can at least be heard by front row of seats, since there are no students there. Program Saxaphone solo Prof. Gunnison Clog dance Prof. Meek and F. Dodge Speech Riley Title — Can the Irish ? Intermission of indefinite duration during which Prexy and Richmond hobnob on the stage. Song Student body Title — Are we Sincere ? Speech Bill Varnum Title — Advantages of Having no Ideals. During the last the students leave as they feel inclined until, the speaker being alone and lonesome, follows suit and the students. Prexy: " When I pronounced the word bell, what did you think of? Did anyone think of the bell that just rang, the first bell ? " Rogers : " No, I thought of the second bell. " ( To be understood properly only by Psyc. students. ) Helen Heald, (in speaking of butchering) : " He is so CO hard hearted that he can tie a cow to a tree, shoot it and then carve it. " The following conversation was overheard between Dr. Rogers and a student. Dr. Rogers: " What shall I wear tonight? I really must go home and sew something for the occasion. " Imagine! A young Freshman eloped. Prexy, discussing it in fac- ulty meeting: " X elopecl ! Why, he comes of a nice family. " Panhellenic Discussion : One of the Sororities — " You must not talk sorority affairs to any new girl. That ' s against the rules. " Fay Fisher, sarcastically, in answer : " What do you ex- pect us to talk about? The price of eggs in Egypt? " In History Class. Prof. Mills: " Where is Columbus resting now ? " Silence followed. Gates of Hell are open night and day. Dr. Rogers Room. Great Juno comes ; I know her by her gait. — Mrs. Holcomb, Mary Prestley. Why does Eula Mason have the Hart-Byrne? Two hundred fourteen Pan Hellenic Rules. ( Burlesque) — Fay Fisher. The Pan Hellenic Association — (Greek for " United H " ) Rules for the conduct of " The Sisters of the Quiet Life. " 1. All violence among the various sisterhoods shall be politely deferred by a truce which shall last until October 15th. 2. The novices shall not end their probation period, (to be spent in fasting and meditation), nor become full members of the sisterhood, until the second half-year. No brutality shall be permitted in the solemn rite by which they are made regular inhabitants of the cloister. By-law. — A sacred and solemn hush must prevail about the cloister, and no males nor creatures even remotely resemb- ling males, i. e., brothers and cousins, shall enter there. 3. The sisterhoods and the objects of their religious zeal shall take food after their long fast and frantic labors, on the eve of Nov. 17th. There shall be no seizing of damsels by the locks and dragging them in to their feast before the time of November 10th. On that date the united and determined effort shall be made by the sisters at 12 o ' clock. 4. No novice shall be induced to take the veil before 12 o ' clock, noon, on November 1 8th. 5. The sisters must never, no, never, be led by enthusi- asm of their religious fervor to speak blasphemously of any rival sisterhood. ( Signed j Pan Hell Enic. Two hundred fifteen (Found in a book in the library.) Chapel Seat — C-23. In Account with College Supply Store. Datb | Item Debit Date Item ( " re-lit | Nov. 1 | Hersheys . 15 1 ! 1 Hersheys 25 | 1 I 1 | LtlOC 10 1 Cheese Wafers 20 Cheese Wafers 20 Choc 10 Hershey 50 Book 1 00 1 Hershey 10 1 Choc 15 1 1 1 Total $2 ' 55 I 1 I In case my account remains unpaid longer than two weeks I authorize you to notify the following parent or guardian : Parent, Mr. Scott. Guardian Address, Bethany. Ill Heard in Botany class : " Say, does Rice have a Blos- som ? " man LU □ □ 30 SSL Two hundred sixteen □ □ Two hundred seventeen A Junior. Heard at the Thanksgiving Football Game : " Look how muddy the team is. How will those fellows ever get clean ? " " Well, what do you suppose the scrub-team is for? " Tuesday night. Laura Kriege — " Coming home tonight the way seemed so long. Why last night the distance was so short. " Clyde was with her then. Miss Conant and Dr. Rogers were cutting across a gar- den on their way to lunch. A lady appears at the back door and screams, " Keep out of my garden. " Simpson, to two girls: " Are you hungry? " The girls ' faces beam. " Yes! " they both exclaimed at once. Simpson : " All right — come and — eat grass with me. " Then Simpson wonders why the girls don ' t like him. Prexy, (expounding): " How many were thinking of something else than of that which I was saying? " Several hands were raised. " Mr. Gray, what were vou thinking - about? " D. G. : " A girl. " Habitual Loafers : — Mial Lamb, Ester Bergen, Ivra Shaw, Gussie Jacobsen, Madge Blake, Jessie Russell, Edgar Smith, Roger Young, Bertha Rogers, Anna New, Lois Browne, Leah Fullenwider Phi Pi House : One of the girls talking over the phone said, " I can ' t take too many. " Another girl, hearing just this much of the conversation, " Oh, Pll take a million. " In answer, " I guess vou won ' t; Estelle will take a Mil- lion. " A music student, calling Miss Lindsay over the phone, the day of the Freshman-Sophomore Contest : " May I change my lesson from to-day at 4 o ' clock to another day? My grandmother is very sick and I hate to leave. " Miss Lindsay: " Yes, how about for -thirty tomorrow? " " No, I can ' t come. " " Three thirty the next day? " " No, can ' t I come some day at one o ' clock? " Miss Lindsay : " No " " Then I will come today, but I do so- hate to miss the contest. " DAFFODILS. How would Lottie Cook if Harvey Wood ? If Plazel Yondorff would Forest Wychoff, No, but Archie Dunn would Bessie Jacobsen. If .Marlyn Starr-ed would Beth Worrell? If Ann Stoked at eight o ' clock, what time would Helen Keel ? Would Elmer Spense for Helen Page? Would Westervelt if Widefield? Does Alex Long for Julia Owings ? Two hundred eighteen BID DAY OF THE SORORITIES. The melancholy clay has come, the saddest of the year. Of wailing girls, and gnashing teeth, and many and many a tear. " There she comes now down the hall, I wish that I were dead. " " Huh! I suppose they fell smart now. " " M y heart is just like lead. " Such is heard the entire day, and their friends among the new, Have turned from eight or ten to — well, into a very few. FRAT CHARACTERISTICS. Matrimonial Bureau. K A x " Oh, that ' s explainable! " xs " Let ' s have a tea ! " n B " Come over to the house! " n " Oh, for a man ! " e a x " She ' s some class! " tke " Let ' s give a dance " [ 2 a e " Now ask me ! " 1? r K Pink, suppose you will ever amount to anything? Who are you posing for now ? Elsie Brawner, when eating Sunshine wafers remarked, " Let a little sunshine in. " Mrs. Walker, (in Biology) : " Do we inherit the color of our hair ? " Dr. Galloway: " Ordinarily yes, but not blondined hair. " Tiro hundred nineteen BOOKS. The Servant in ( Prexy ' s) House. Stanley Thayer The Firing Line 10:30 p. m. The Rivals .... Pasold and Miriam Montgomery The Little Minister Reynolds Anti Matrimony Theta Alphas ( at ) the Danger Mark Busher and E. May The Chaperon Irene Handlin The Quest Eternal Pink — ask Lucy The Old, Old Story Norma and Paul The Millionaire Baby Bates The Treasure of Heaven Mildred Shipp A Woman in Gray Miss Greenwood SONG HITS. I ' m Lonesome Tonight Jess Patterson Bright Eyes Blanche Redim in Down by the Old Mill Stream, Where I First Met You Lyons and McNabb. ... Flirting Princess Marie Scott Wearin ' of The Green Raf ferty All that I Want is Love Mabel Edmonson O That Beautiful Rag Madge Hunt ' s Dress Baby Doll Helen Moffett I ' m Not Anybody ' s Dearie Yelma Croy I am in Love With Ever} ' Girl I know D. Stanley Beautiful Lady Margaret Miller The Melody of Love Bell and Shade 0 )K 19.12 DO □ □ □ □U SCHOOL LIFE ART SERIES ( with key), (i) For sale by the painter and Bill V arnum. The little boy standing on the perfectly good chair is 50 years old, (estimated). His name is Dean. The beautiful lace curtain is a severe trial to the manly lad. Let us hope our little friend succeeds in hanging the lovely curtain before his little arms grow weary. We call this " Curtains, Their Characteristics and Advantages. " : Mil . i :h 1, : ,! DONT ' S. Don ' t linger in the corridor with your beau. — Mary McKennan. Don ' t wear evening gowns to- school — Helen Moffett. Don ' t worry. You may get a man yet. — Frances Baker. Don ' t shave. — Kellogg. Don ' t study. — Gilson. Don ' t be conceited. — Watson. Lost — Under her hat. Louise Naber. Return to 1186 W. Eldorado. Herbert Hessler had some friends over to see him one evening. He said, " Fellows, you ' ll have to excuse the looks of the house. It ' s all torn up. Mother is away lecturing on ' The Care of the Home. ' " Two hundred twenty 0 □ □ □ □ 00 MIIvUDRK 191 SCHOOL LIFE ART SERIES. (2) A striking illustration of the awful offence of " Trespass. " Note the expression of fear on the countenance of our admired and respected English Department. What is the cause of Dean ' s amusement? Just outside the picture are two potato bugs engaged in deadly combat. See ' em ? Why, even you would smile at that. We offer a liberal reward for a satisfactory title to this object lesson. We can think of nothing but, " She Dropped Her Shoe Hurriedly " or " The Polka Dot Oueen. " Levich : Say, freshie, did you ever take cocaine ? .? " The telephone rings : " Hello 1 — May I speak to The matron called to the phone instead of the daughter. Paul Hauver: " Have you a date for this evening? " No, who is the instructor? Why is Physics like love ? The lower the gas the higher the pressure. Laura Jean Libbey ' s Advice to the Lovedorn. My Dear Miss Libbey : I am so in love that my studies interfere greatly with my numerous dates. Will you please advise me what to do, give up Gilson or my lessons. — M. Mills. Two hundred twenty-one SCHOOL LIFE ART SERIES. (3) The little bumps on top of the big one is merely a pysche knot. We are sorry to learn that Cory likened the adornment to Mt. Vesuvius. And if he had said " Onward Christian Sol- diers " or an Egyptian Mummy we could have commended his power of identification, but Vesuvius! Not so. Lets call it " Knot Pysche. " Abscence — By a Famous Man. Graveyard Department. Dear Digger : Abscences are of two classes. Excused and not ditto. The possession of a large number of the first may indicate either exceeding good or bad fortune of the pos- sessor. If health is so bad as to be really responsible for a large number of the same, I extend my tenderest sympathy. • R 1912 0 If, however, a fertile imagination produces them, then do I offer sincerest good wishes and congratulations. Your future is bright. Go on and up, successful one, still up. For uh ex- cused same I refer you to a very complete work entitled " Evasion " by the Blacksheep. Sincerely, The Little Big Stick. THERE ' S A REASON. Why do we get a lecture on pilfering every once in a while? Prexy mislays his collar button just that often. If a taxicab driver offers you any change when you pay him, do not take it. He is insane and dangerous. Never make faces at monkeys. The animal feeder is probably human. Fie may err. Don ' t request a second helping of boarding house pie. Suicide is a coward ' s trick. The stars twinkle more than usual on certatin nights. They are laughing at you. Those are the nights on which the other dub is looking into her eyes, poor mut. Grover Yoder, at a meeting called by Prexy for all Sen- iors who expect to teach next year, was heard to remark: " What! So many girls here when its leap year! That ' s strange. " Tivo hundred twenty-tiro -■ - n n n SCHOOL LIFE ART SERIES. (With key.) (4) The room dark The steps steep. Maidens hungry Matron asleep — Ah, no. Down steps they start With firm set lips. But, woe to her A fair maid trips, and so. A wild night slide Matron appears No food is theirs Just bitter tears — Ah, woe. Our artist named this study TAM— SLAM— DA ( Don ' t say it. ) Tom Myers — King of the jesters. Too bad for Lucy, that Pink ' s three cases turned out to be on — Law. At the beginning of the year Clythera McDavid went to Miss Fox and asked if she might be permitted to go to an s A E dance. Miss Fox looked at her and said, " Er- have you been invited, my dear? " Two hundred twenty-three mi a UD£K 1912 00( ALARMING ADVICE TO WILLING WIVES. Being the results of careful experiment by our Domestic Science Dept. Before baking biscuits, imbed in each a small pinch of dynamite and a piece of flint. Set at each place a sledge hammer in addition to ' the usual trimmings. The biscuit may be successfully opened by a smart tap with the hammer. Or, perhaps, the husband is censorious. Throw one at him. If care is taken to strike the head or any other bony part with sufficient impetus he will be reduced to obedience immediately. Economical coffee can be prepared as follows : Steal a quart of chopped hay, a cent ' s worth of excelsior, (not the stringy kind), and a stale coffee cake. Chop up the last, mix with the other two. Burn till black. Add a vanilla cork shredded to flavor. Put same in ripe water, boil, and stir the fire till out. One tablespoon compound makes 1 6 cups coffee or 1 6 tablespoonsful make one cup of coffee. This lovely blue liquid will not produce nervousness but may result in drown- ing, as it is so- popular with its users. To dress oysters : Catch the oyster, choke it, then grip firmly by the right leg. Remove feathers with right hand, leaving feet attached. Feed it vinegar with a medicine drop- per till completely acidulated. Boil in catsup a while and serve with toadstools and hard sauce. Imitation Jack Rabbit. Tie two pounds of steak around a few hops, a shot gun shell and a small jackscrew. Bake ' em and serve with small shot. If cottontail rabbit is desired, substitute diluted cotton- seed oil for jackscrew. In any case use plenty of hops. These can be secured from beverages or grasshoppers. We note in a Decatur sheet that Margery Priestley, a portly lady of that village, fell down stairs with a loud crash. Margery is said to have recovered. We trust the crash suf- fered no serious damage. 3 A. M. Sam T. : " What on earth are you doing, Clyde? " Hart: " Combing my hair. " S. T. : " At this time of night? Why? " Hart : " I ' m getting ready for a o, o ' clock class? " Prof. Mills to Gilson after class : " Mr. Gilson, you talked during " our history class to-day. " E. G. to Prof. : " I beg your pardon, the fellows say that I never talk in my sleep. " Sui generis, in logic, means anything which is so unique that it can ' t be classified. Prof. Raeuper was given as an ex- ample. Dr. Galloway, (lecturing) : " Wooden legs do not run in families but wooden heads do. " All we ask is to be left alone. — Munch and Edith, Lucy and Pink. I want somebody to love me. — Edith Dawson. 2 ] a □ □ EE Two hundred twenty-four 0 □ □ MIU IDEK 1912 00[ □ □ □ □ ti» COLLEGE MSW REMEMBER Two hundred twenty-fix, □ □ □ □ MIlvUDEK 1912 DDIt==nlBgD Two hundred twenty-six Dgg|i=ilBe MIWDEK 1912 DO! IDEK1912 D0li=3lBgn n n SEPTEMBER September 12: " Prexy " decides to open the University for another lap. Much green is in manifestation but then green is the complementary color of red. September 13 : First Chapel Exercise. Many new faces on the rostrum. " Prexy " gives usual Spiel. September 14: " Heard in Psychology. " Mr Grey, whom are you thinking about? " Mr. Grey answers dreamily, " A girl. " Professor Snyder ' s recital pleases all. September 15 : Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. reception to students. Freshmen given their Gladhand. September 18: Open meeting of literary societies. September 19: All college classes meet, organize and elect officers. September 20: Mr. P ce is treated to a free hair cut. September 21: Proclamation issued to Freshmen. Christian association meetings well attended. September 22 : Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A. have Mil- likin Day for the associations. September 23: Doctor W. H. Penhallegon, president of the board, had charge of the chapel exercises. September 28: Miss Alta Witherspoon and Russel McDavid were married. September 29 : K A x fraternity entertains the other fraternities and sororities with a house warming. The churches of the city entertain the students and faculty. OCTOBER October 2 : Finis Johnson marries Miss Ada Reese. October 3: Mrs. W. W. Smith entertains faculty at luncheon. October 4: " Somebody Lied. " October 5 : Arts and Crafts reception. October 7: Millikin-Illinois, Foot Ball Game. Loyal students went with the team. Score, 31-0. Cheer up, boys, we were just out of our class. October 9: Chi Sig ' s show their new home to their friends. October 1 1 : Before a crowd of 40,000 loyal enthusiasts the Sophs won the Tug of War from the Freshies. October 12: Mr. Sparks, President of Pennsylvania State College, leaves these thoughts with the students, " Never let your studies interfere with your other work. Start a Coed School for men only. " October 13: Varsity directory issued by Walter Rog- ers appeared upon the scene of action. OD MIIvUD K 1912 DO □ □n □ □u October 14: Prexy ' s Annual flower shower. Miss Fox is made Dean of Women. October 15: Fine opening- day for the sororities. October 18: Announcement made. ' The song books are now at the book store. " October 20 : Daniel Grey feeling a little curious and dull, examines the chloroform bottle and has his curiosity satisfied and also gets his needed rest. October 23 : Prexy makes a suggestion that the same rules which make men eligible for football practice apply to young women and men for eligibility to loiter in the halls and strolling on the campus. October 27 : Heard at a Mask Party as the guests were unmasking. One perso n in blue overhalls, with a basket for a hat was unidentified. When he took off his mask, Mr. says, " Oh! was that you, " and mysteriously makes his escape. Then J. D. Rogers supplies, " It is. " NOVEMBER November 1 : Marie Webb and Zink Sanders were mar- ried. Mrs. McCullough, a suffragette, tells about ancient monasteries in the East, while Doctor Rogers reads the daily news. November 2 : James Wasem and Adelaide Bingamon married. Senior Tea. November 3 : Dr. Cope, " No use for mother. " November 4: Congressman McKinley visits the T- M. U. and boosts the gym fund. November 6: The end of the rushing season celebrated by dinner parties, theater parties and dances given to the pros- pective pledges. November 7 : Chrysanthemums, violets and roses worn by the ones who had been out the night before. November 8: The new girls wearing the colors of the different sororities. November 9 : Seniors entertained at the T. K. E. House. November 10: Sororities make formal announcement of pledges. November 1 1 : Y. M. C. A. Convention. November 12: First vesper service of the year. November 13 : Lecture Course opens. November 14: Prexy wore his new patent leather shoes to school. Israelites visit school. November 15: New bulletin board makes its first ap- pearance. November 16: Joint meeting of Y. W. and Y. M. in Assembly Hall. Soph Tea. Two hundred twenty-nine November 17: Miss Conant : " If girls want to trapse around the streets, they had better join the Salvation Army. " Two big mass meetings preparing for the great game of the season between Wesleyan and Millikin. Mr. Starkey appears with e A x pledges colors. We wonder where he got them. November 18: 100 Wesleyan students visit Millikin. Great day. Millikin buried Wesleyan with the score 11-0. 1200 spectators visit the burial; Blue and White were the pre- vailing colors; plenty of enthusiasm manifested. Big bonfire on the gridiron closed the day. November 19: Sunday— Dad Eliot speaks to the Y. M. C. A. Convention held from Saturday to Monday ; about 50 delegates. November 21 : Tuesday— Rabbit hunt on the Campus. November 23 : The Alumni football game. Most of the crowd witnessed " the game from K A x fraternity house. November 25 : Prexy entertains the Seniors. Big Illi- nois game with Minnesota. November 28 : Mr. Swartz, of Student Volunteer Move- emn t, leads chapel. November 29: School dismisses for Thanksgiving va- cation. November 30: Thanksgiving game. R 1912 0 O n Ij: DECEMBER December 4: Announcement of Davis and Moorehead wedding. December 5 : Has anybody seen " Dean or Prexy? " December 6 : The lost return safely. Y. W. C. A. Cal- ender Day. December 8 : Inter-Society Contest. Philo ' s again carry off the booty. December 9: Everybody appears with red arm bands, ties and a smile. Senior girls have a Sewing Bee. December 13: Mr. Gillillm, the Humorist, convulses a large audience. Seniors appear with their White Hats. December 13: Annual Football dinner. Pork enters society. French club gives Christmas play over at the Chi Sig house. December 14: Joint meeting of the Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A. in the auditorium. Girls ' Glee Club gives Christ- mas program. December 15: Collection taken in chapel for our little Neighbors. December 16: Christmas program on the Victrola at chapel. □ □ f| ] Two hundred thirty 0 JANUARY January i : Davis-Moorehead wedding ' . January 2: Students all in their pews. New Motto, Do It Now. January 3 : Chapelette held. January 4: Dr. Smith leads Y. M. C. A. Miss Miller leads Y. W. C. A. January 5 : Students seen with skates wending their weary way toward Dreamland. January 6 : Simcox-Moore announcement. January 8 : L. M. Cole was observed crossing the cam- pus wearing a hat. The cause of this rare phenomenon was the subject of much speculation at breakfast tables of Univer- sity Heights the following morning. January 9: Concert given by Decatur String Quartet was enjoyed by all. January 10 : Have you observed the well groomed dames in the Art Department? January 1 1 : Dramatic Art Tea. January 12: Annual Mid-year Dramatic Contest. " Cricket on the Hearth " by the Dramatic Club and " Servant in the House " by Philos. Philos carry off the prize. January 13 : Delta Theta Psi ' s open house to other Sor- orities and Fraternities. January 15: First Basketball game of the season, Chis- tian Brothers and Millikin ; 40-22 in our favor. January 16: Juniors wear their foxy hats. January 18: Orlandian Literary Society serves tea; Sophs party at S. A. E. House. January 19 : Dr. Evans ' lecture on " The Care of The Teeth. " January 24 : Davis-Parker marriage. January 26 : Dr. and Mrs. Galloway and Prof, and Mrs. Eckhard entertain the x 2 and 2 a e January 27 : The society girls of Millikin gave a dance at Council ' s garage. January 30 : Coburn Players gave " Taming of The Shrew. " FEBRUARY February 1 : S. A. E. ' s have a full house at their Tea. February 2 : Prof. James spares Pinky today. February 3 : S. A. E. ' s entertain other fraternity men at a smoker. They decide to organize a Pan-hellenic asso- ciation. Two hundred thirty-one =DQQ MIUylDEK 1912 DD[ u February 5 : Lits ' elect officers. Harvey Wood, Pres. of Orlandian; Harry Scherer, Pres. of Philornathian. February 6 : Senior Tea for Lois Scott. February 7 : Senior Cap and Gown Day. Simcox- Moore wedding. February 8 : Straw ballot shows that we are for Teddy. Senior leapyear party at Chi Sig House. February 9: Philomathian leap year party. February 10 : Phi Pi pledges initiated. February T3: Lincoln ' s birthday; Muscial Culture Club entertained by Decatur Club. February 14: e A x pledges initiated. February 15: Bergen Recital; " All had their picture took. February 16: Big game won by a big score witnessed by big crowd. February 17: T. K. E. initiate their pledges. February 20 : Academic recital. February 21 : Did anybody see any snow? February 22 : Aston Hall entertain with Colonial Tea ; Phi Pi ' s give bob-sled ride. February 23 : Augusta Cotlow recital. February 24 : Professor Riley, head of sociology depart- ment of Washington University, spoke at chapel. Prexy gets nervous; Chi Sig ' s entertained the Frats, Sororities and Fac- ulty at open house. February 25 : Y. W. and Y. M. Vesper service at Aston Hall. February 26: Orlandians entertained Philo ' s. February 27 : Snyder Organ recital ; City Y won second game from us. February 28 : e A x give informal dinner party. February 29 : Senior reception. Seniors present " Noth- ing " . MARCH March 1 : K A x annual at St. Nick. March 4: Junior-Senior garden party. March 5 : Chapelette ; Freshman party. March 6: Grand opening of College Inn. March 7 : Ott lecture. March 7, 8, 9: Tournament at Bloomington. wins second place. March 9 : S. A. E. founders day banquet. Aston Hall Prom. Faculty recital. Chapel celebration over Basketball Trophy. Phi Pi Tea. Dr. George E. Hunt of Madison, Millikin March 11 March 12 March T3 March 14 March 14, 15, 16, 17 Wisconsin. March 19: Prof. Lyon lectures at Central Church of Christ. mm Qgg[ Two hundred thirty-two [ LI lJi □ □ ODD MIU4DEK 19 March 21 : Recital. March 22, 23 : S. A. E. Annual. March 26: Faculty recital. March 29 : Installation of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity. March 30: Pi Beta Phi Reception at Dr. Taylor ' s home. Pi Beta Phi Annual. APRIL May 6 : e a x annual. May 8, 9: May Musical Festival. May 10: Freshmen Debate; game Lombard at Decatur. Track meet Illinois Wesleyan University. School of Music recital. Pa and Ma and the Kids flock to the Circus. Track meet Illinois College at Decatur; game. May 1 1 : May 14: May 1 7 : May 18: Apn I 4 : -beta uamma 1 ea. Bradley at Decatur. Apri 1 5: Phi Pi Annual. May 21 Student Recital. Apri I 5- 6 : Easter vacation. May 24 Inter-Collegiate meet at Peoria. Apri . 11 • Circle Frangais Tea. May 25 Game, Charleston at Decatur. Apri 1 13 : Charleston baseball game. May 28 Christian Brothers College at Decatur. Apri 1 16 : Recital. May 30 Meet at Bloomington. Apri I 19 : Solo Glee club. Apri 20 : Wesleyan at Decatur. T. K. E. annual. JUNE Apri 2 3 : Recital. Ball boys take northern trip. June 1 : Coburn Players. Apri 2 5 : Lincoln at Lincoln. June 4 : Recital. Apri 26 : Lombard at Galesburg. June 7 : Open House ; Senior Bon-Fire. Apri 27 : Bradley at Peoria. June 8 : Dramatic Art Annual play. MAY June 9 : Baccalaureate Exercises. May 1 : May Party for Faculty, Sororities, Fraternities. June 10 • Class Day ; School of Music Commencement May 4: Chi Sigs annual ; Lincoln and Decatur game ; June 1 1 : Commencement exercises. Pres. and Mrs Trackmeet — University Illinois ' Freshmen at Decatur. Taylor receive the Alumni. L :J u : u □ □ Two hundred thirty-three 2Vo hundred thirty-four □ □ DO MILUD K 1912 DD EVENING The twilight garbs the earth in sober gray. Against the quiet sky in silhouette The campus trees stand silent. Lingering day Fades slowly in the West with all the fret And noisy hurly-burly which it brings; And while the sky is lit with day ' s last flush, The heart is filled with quaint imaginings Created by the universal hush. The twinkling lights gleam forth in brave array, Then, one by one, as tyrant Time commands, They vanish with their scintillant display — Save where some drudge who scarcely understands The differensce twixt day and night, plods on. The college halls are dark and lonely now ; Where life was, ' tis no more. All, All are gone ! Before the strength of Time we all must bow. An old man sits, eyes closed, with folded hands, Before the cheerful fire on the hearth ; A glowing coal, the last, flares into flame. Then flickers dimly down — and all is dark. 03 □ □ □ □ ' □ □ r J □ □ L Two hundred Thirty-five : 11 01 G n j THE SAD SAD END Two hundred thirty-nix Qggli ' IPO MIL.UDEK 1912 DD don : OD MIU4DEK 1912 DO □ □ □ u 0 Masomic Temple D tCATUR CLOTHES FOR YOUNG MEN AND MEN WHO STAY YOUNG Sold in Decatur at this store only $20 to $30. " CAMPUS " hats at $3 are the most popular hats in Decatur. Sams ' Confectionery Manufacturers of Candies, Ice Cream and Ices " On the Square ' " Sweets for the Sweets Most beautiful Candy Kitchen in Decatur. All kinds of Cold Drinks at all times. Fancy Mixed Drinks Served in style. Home Made Candies. ' Deliveries Made to all Parts of City 114 Merchant Street Old Phone 364, Auto Phone 1484 DAVIS ' IS THE PLACE FOR QUALITY Drugs, Sodas, Toilet Articls, Confec- tionery. Stationery, Fountain Pens and School Supplies in General. :: :: PRESCRIPTION WORK A SPECIALTY A Popular Feature is The Circulating Library fl DD Una 300 MIU IDEK 1912 DO □ □n □ □U HERE IS THE PLACE TO GET Wall Paper, Moulding, Paints Varnishes, etc. Myers So Decatur it. Open Day and Night Meet me at Short Orders A Specialty BROWNING ' S CAFE FRANK BROWNING, Prop. 143 Main Street DECATUR, ILL. Union Iron Works Western Shellers and Cleaners We also do general Foundry and Machine Shop Work 630 to 660 East William Street KAUFMAN - DECATUR ILLINOIS w DECATUR ' S IDEAL STORE FOR MEN Barbey Cooper Wholesale and Retail Grocers Fancy Fruit and Vegetabls a Specialty We Make Prices to Suit the People Step in and Visit Our Store rass I. 1912 00 : j : i I m i T The James Millikin University THE DECATUR COLLEGE AND INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL HIS College, together with Lincoln College, 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 Christian denomination where, at the least possible expense, all classes of young men and women could secure an education that would fit them for en tering at once upon some honorable vocation in life. The Academy offers courses preparing students for entrance to tlr-e School of Liberal Arts of the collegiate de- partment of the University or to the leading colleges and universities 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 required and elective courses in the different Schools of 1, Liberal Arts; 2, Engineering— 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 elect- ives to all classes of students. Its seven new and thoroughly up-to-date buildings with complete modern equipment are located in an attractive campus ot thirty-five acres which has long been not ed for its beautiful forest trees. Two new buildings, a gymnasium and a conservatory of Music, were finished last fall. The city of Decatur is very healthful, is centrally located, and is everywhere 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 1,144 with a faculty of over sixty members. It is co-educational, maintaining equal standards for men and women. Aston Hall offers delight- ful accommodations for young women at reasonable rates. Both young men and women find pleasant accommodations in the many Christian homes in the western part of the city. Catalogs and bulletins of the different schools will be promptly sent on application. Kindly state in which one interested. Address A. R. TAYLOR, President, Decatur, Illinois nan Una HDD MIIyUDEK 1912 DO □ Every Student Must bread. Books teed tne m f r There ' s nothing but of greater importance is the £GW1 iood. like good bread. Tnklin ' s BREAD Conklin ' s bread is good, sound strength making f ood, ] prop- erly baked in mammoth ovens by bakers who know how. Made from the best of everything that good bread should Made in a dozen varieties and sold at all good grceries. Baked by Conklins Bakery Co. Decatur, III CITY BOOK STORE For Commencement Gifts, Books, Purses Fancy Stationery, Kodaks and Supplies PARR PARR 135 Merchant Street 134 N. Main Street A. SEILER, Tailor 109 East Main Street, Decatur, 111. Will make you a suit of clothes do your Repairing, Cleaning Win ma y Pressing on short notice at Reason able Prices Bachman Bros. Martin Co. Furniture and Rugs of Quality North and Water Street This is the Victrola Victrola XVI Mahogany $200 Quartered oak, $200 Circassian walnut, $250 —the instrument that has created such a sensation in the musical world. It has a tone-quality such as is possessed by no other instrument. It brings to you the best music of every kind, richer, sweeter, and more lifelike than it was ever heard before. We have at all times a complete line of these instruments and Victor Records LINN SCRUGGS CO. Decatur, 111. George W. Harris Sells more University Suits Made-to-Measare than any firm in the city a Ask the boys. They know all about them 154 Merchant St. Hatter and Merchant Tailor The St. Nicholas LAUX BROS., Props. Dances - Parties Banquets Special Attention Given to Fraternity Affairs ==« MI1.UD The Home of Pure Ice Cream The very best quality of Ice Cream and Ices delivered to any part of the city. Made from Pasteurized Cream The Decatur Ice Cream Co. , Inc., Bell Phone 262 Auto 1906 Orders made especially for Receptions Parties Weddings Banquets Etc. 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 THE STORE WHICH SERVES YOU BEST Oxfords, Neckwear, Dress Fabrics, Gloves, etc. Wm. Gushard Dry Goods Co. r h ii n n MiivUDH R 1912 nn ii=3i ssfl 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 [ : a 0 MIUylD K o F F I C E U P P L I E S Base Ball Goods Bathing Suits for Ladies and Gentlemen Tennis For things out of the ordinary Haines Essick Phones 12.56 Kodak Supplies Artists ' Supplies Sweaters for Ladies and Gentlemen 217 N. Water St. PICTURES Picture Framing T Y P E W E R S T tT y° u knew the many advantages of buying footwear at 1 3l " FOLRATH ' S " we are confident you would be a regular pattron at this store. This one feature of store service will appeal to you — it is the employment of experienced, courteous and intelligent fitters — and if you will permit them to fit you, we will guarantee the results. 211 North Water Street »allenber=Mtlber=J«attes Co. PRINTERS We are now installed in our new location 321 North Main Street We can supply- Printing, Engraving, Monogram Stationery and everything in Office Supplies from a lead pencil to a Mahogany Desk We should like to have your name on our ledger Johnson y s Orchestra Best for all occasions Receptions, Parties, Banquets, etc. Music and Hall for Dances 953 North Main Street Bell Phone 165 Engraving for College and School Publications Stafford JEhgrav hgGo. Hi ' i ! ne) anapo s THIS is our Book of Instructions which is loaned to the staff of each publication for which we do engraving. It contains 164 pages, over 300 illustrations, and covers every phrase of the engraving question as it would interest the staff of a college or school publication. Full description and information as to how to obtain a copy sent to anyone interested. HALF TONES ZINC ETCHINGS COLOR PLATES DESIGNING Also fine For College and High School Annuals and Periodicals a specialty. copper plate and steel die embossed stationery such as Commencement Invitations, Announcements, Visiting Cards, Fraternity Stationery, etc. Acid Blast Halftones We have the exclusive right in this territory to the use of the Levy Acid Blast process for etching halftones. This method insures deeper and more evenly etched plates than is possible with the old tub process, and we charge no more for them than others do the common kind. The engravings for the Millidek were made by us. Mail orders a specialty. Samples free if you state what you are especially interested in. STAFFORD ENGRAVING COMPANY CENTURY BUILDING Artists, Designers, Engravers, Electrotypers Engravings for College and School publications a specialty. INDIANAPOLIS, IND- nas i[=ii nn MI I ' w COTRELL LEONARD ALBANY, N. Y. Makers of w caps GOWNS and HOODS TO THE AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Class Contracts a Specialty EDUCATION A VALUABLE ASSET We have a thoro education in the Lumber and Mill Work business and are willing to give you the benefit of it. C| We carry one of the largest and most varied stocks of lumber to be found in central Illinois. When building be sure to call on us, inspect our stock and manufacturing plant, and get the benefit of our many years of experience. G. S. LYON SONS LUMBER MANUFACTURING CO. 546 E. Cerro Gordo St., Decatur, 111. Bell Phone 140. Automatic 1230. Stands by Millikin and Mueller The one a great institution of learning and the other a great center of industry. No Decatur person has ever regretted his part in bringing the uni- versity here, nor has any Decatur person ever regretted the installation of Mueller Plumbing Brass Goods. The Mueller Colonial pattern is everywhere regarded by the plumbing trade as the most artistic and perfect known. All Mueller goods are Unconditionally Guaranteed. There ' s lasting class in Mueller Brass. H. Mueller Mfg. Co. Decatur, 111. New York City 1912 DQl i==i |ggD I. M. Keyes Staple and Fancy Groceries Summer Fruits and Vegetables a Specialty Fraternity and Faculty Trade Solicited 249 South Fairview Old Phone 2258 Automatic 1709 E. MARTIN OSTEOPATH 405 Powers ' Building POOL and BILLIARDS Cigars and Tobacco MOORE QUERRY 124 Merchant Street □ □ □ □ ■I s n n p KEUFFEL ESSER COMPANY General Office and Factories: Hoboken, N. J. Branches: Chicago, St, Louis, San Francisco, Montreal, Canada Drawing Materials, Surveying Instruments Measuring- Tapes, Blue Printing Machines EDW. YANTIS Cor. W Main and Monroe Sts. Staple and Fancy Groceries Fruits and Vegetables Best Quality and Services Guaranteed Keep Smiling I Want Your Trade Will Thank the Students for their enerous patronage and the many Decatur friends for their liberal trade. C. J. GLOSE, 121 South Oakland Ave. The Grocery Store that will treat you right We Quote the Lowest Prices on Millinery, Cloaks, Suits, Dresses and all ready-to-wear goods Come and see N. Water St. H. B. Gebhart Co. N 2 §, ater St. PRESSING CLEANING The Popular Priced Tailor Suits $15.00 and up A complete line of up-to-date Woolens to select from. All work guaranteed to be the best value for the money or price refunded. M. Wilks Old Phone 2021 349 North Water St. Decatur, Illinois -K1912 n n h i i sari Billing $ Company Wholesale Candies When buying candies for yourself or friends, always insist on DILLINGS, the brand handled exclusively at the College Supply Store DILLING COMPANY North Main Street. DECATUR, ILLINOIS DEFOE Artists ' Supplies If you are interested in art work of any kind— oil or water colors, china painting, crayon etc.— send for our catalogue of things for you to use. The name DEVOE is an invariable sign of the best quality. In buying ask your dealer for Devoe Goods, and be satisfied with nothing less. Devoe Raynolds Co. 171 W. Randolph St., Chicago Fulton and William Sts., New York 1214 Grand Ave., Kansas City Jno Elwood Handlin Co. 135 North Water Street Decatur, Illinois Clothing Furnishing Goods and Hats Our Specialty High Class Young Men ' s Suits And Merchant Tailors Snappy Tailored Suits From $18.00 to $30.00 FIT GUARANTEED OR NO SALE Shutt the Tailor 146 MERCHANT ST. N. Bommersbach Wholesale and Retail Florist Bouquets and Designs a Specialty We Grow Our Own Flowers City Office: 318 North Water St. Phones: Bell 200, Automatic 1913 GREEN HOUSE: North End of Broadway □ □ □ □ T i NORMAN ' S LAUNDRY Must be a Guarantee of the Best Work Done in the City Norman ' s Laundry and 12 Chair Barber Shop 234 North Main Street Syndicate Block Quality Parlor Meat Market West Side Square L. G. NICHOLS CONFECTIONER Y Special Frappe any color or flavor, Ice Cream any design, Ices of all kinds. Special re- ductions on over two gallon lots. QUAYLE ENGRAVERS and JEWELRYMEN Makers of Millikin Stationery and Commencement Invitations ALBANY NEW YORK CHICAGO n n m: CAR FARE — FOUR CENTS By buying a book of 100 fares at $4.00 Strips of 12 tickets, 50 cents For Sale by W. O. McCRUM A. T. DAVIS E. A. WEST VIRGE SANDERS THE TRANSFER HOUSE DECATUR RAILWAY LIGHT COMPANY SPENCE BROS. PEASE High Class Interior Finishing and Decorating SEE THEM 213 Main Street Decatur, Illinois Herald Printing Stationery Company CATALOGS BOOKLETS HIGH GRADE ADVERTISING LITERATURE AND OTHER PRINTED THINGS FLANK BOOKS, LOOSE LEAF, CARD INDEX AND MANIFOLD BUSINESS SYSTEMS 237-239 NORTH MAIN STREET DECATUR, ILLLINOIS THIS BOOK IS A SAMPLE OF OUR WORK nan una DO MIIvIylDER 1912 HERALD PRINTING AND STATIONERY CO. DECATUR. ILL. 19 12 ' JLyX V X J JL rZ DO □ □ri □□U


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Millikin University - Millidek Yearbook (Decatur, IL) online yearbook collection, 1913 Edition, Page 1

1913

Millikin University - Millidek Yearbook (Decatur, IL) online yearbook collection, 1914 Edition, Page 1

1914

Millikin University - Millidek Yearbook (Decatur, IL) online yearbook collection, 1915 Edition, Page 1

1915

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