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The James millikin university Ex iis Lux Class Book Vol ORVILLE B. GORIN LIBRARY of the Decatur College and Industrial School I 1914 Millidek Of The James Millikin University I 1 deorge Smoro ifcllnfos foe bebxtutt 1914 WibcU 3n Jfflemortam In the death of Mrs. Anna B. Millikin, one of the founders of the James Millikin University, a life broad in its interests and unse lfish in its aims was brought to a peaceful close. She with her hus- band, though unostentatious in manner of life and quiet in demeanor, planned magnificently for the young people of their land, daring to launch an enterprise of almost unlimited scope and of be- wildering detail. They thought in terms of years and generations, of the well-being and efficiency of thousands, of the succeeding circles of endeavor and achievement that widen ever into the Highest Good for Mankind. From the first vague desire and plan for this great gift, Mrs. Millikin was her hus- band ' s confidante and was equally anxious with him for the carrying out of their plans in the highest possible degree of perfection. To his broad and deep planning she brought her purposeful zeal and her personal interest which made for the effective completeness of the whole. At the end of his life, she added to her own burden of interest the further- ance of those ideals which she held as sacred as his memory, and throughout the four lonely years, kept up her unflagging co-operation with the projects of the Board of Managers, with the ideals of the faculty, and the interests of the student life. Never even in hours of weakness and ill health, did she lose sight of the vision which she and her husband had glimpsed — the vision of Human Service. Her associates in the University, while they mourn a great loss, praise God for the victorious completion of a life, broad in purpose, careful in performance, and triumphant in achievement. " For all the saints who from their labors rest Thy name, O Jesus, be forever blest. " %ty trustees! of tfje Unttiersiitp President of the Board Vice President Secretary Treasurer W. J. Darby, Evansville, Indiana C. L. Conkling, Springfield L. B. Stringer, Lincoln W. H. Evans, Lincoln A. C. Boyd, Lincoln G. B. Spitler, Mt. Zion E. G. King, Lincoln A. H. Mills. Decatur F. E. Bell, Mattoon R. L. Vannice, Waukon, Iowa J. E. Williamson, Evansville, Indiana W. H. Penhallegon, Decatur W. C. Outten, Decatur H. E. Starkey, Lincoln J. C. Fisher, Decatur QHje Poarb of Jllanagersi of Becatur College President of the Board Vice President Secretary Treasurer A. R. Scott, Bethany J. K. McDavid, Hillsboro T. A. Powers, Decatur Adolph Mueller, Decatur Silas E. McClelland, Decatur T. T. Roberts, Decatur S. E. Walker, Decatur O. B. Gorin, Decatur Luther F. Martin, Decatur E. P. Irving, Decatur W. H. Penhallegon, ex-officio, Decatur G. E. Fellows, ex-officio, Decatur GTfje Jfflrtltbefe JPoarb of Cbttorsi Cbitor=in=Cf)tef Fay Fisher JiusfineSS ifflanager .... Harvey Hall Associate Cbitor Eula Mason abbertising iWanager .... Hubert Mills Assistant gibber rising jfflanager . . Loren H. King mssistant business 4Wanagcr . Samuel A. Tenison ©rganijation Cbitor . . . Harriet Wilcox Hiterarp Cbitor .... Margaret Hessler Class Cbitor .... Verl Frey burger Calenbar CbttorS Neva C. Welsh, Margaret McNabb 3okt CbitorS . . Alice Hicks, Dona Shipp JWuSic Cbitor Clara Pasold Social Cbitor .... Ruth Swanson Camera Cbitor 6 . William Henderson, Edna Orr tf)lettc CbitorS Samuel A. Tenison, Bessie Jacobsen ' In his plenitude vis. Orders I Faculty I CI asses 1 Atretics W Organizations ¥ Miscellany ¥1 Music W Life W Humor laaai 5i$d TKtiv re cai diddtjKfaOai NINETEENFOl RTEEN II I I II I I I II I I I II n il I I i .in. I I I i i mini Ill General mtntgtratton George Emory Fellows, President. A. B., Lawrence University; University of Munich, 1888-9; Ph. D., Berne, 1890; LL. D., Bowdoin, 1902; L. H. D., Lawrence, 1902. The Executive Committee, John Charles Hessler. Ph. D. Benjamin Brown James, A. M. William Wilberforce Smith, LL. D. Calvert Wilson Dyer, k 2, Secretary and Auditor. A. B. Cumberland University, 1900; Lock- year ' s Business College, Indiana, 1902. Page 15 ®fje g cf)ool of Htberal rts; John Charles Hessler, 2 S, 4 B K Professor of Chemistry. A. B., University of Chicago, 1896; Ph. D., 1899. Thomas Walton Galloway, 2 A E, 2 S Secretary of the Faculty; Professor of Biology. A. B. Cumberland University, 1887; A. M., 1889; Ph. D., 1892; A. M., Harvard Univer- sity 1890. Walter John Risley, A T A, Professor of Mathematics. B. S., University of Michigan, 1900: A. M., University of Illinois, 1907; A. M., Harvard University, 1908. Page 16 NINETEENFOl RTEEN lllll IIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIi: III III! lllll ' ' Hill llli .in: mi miiiiimilllilllllllllllllllllllllllllililliiiilllilllllllllllllilllllMllllllllllllimilllllllllllllllllM Albert Taylor Mills, Professor of History and Political Science. Ph. D., University of Michigan, 1899; A. M., 1908. Grace Patten Conant, Professor of English Language and Liiciature. A. B., Bates College; A. M., Cornell Univer- sity, 1897; Fellow, 1898; Fellow, University of Chicago, 1899. Robert James Kellogg, Professor of Modern Languages. A. B., Cornell University, 1891; Ph. h., 1896. Benjamin Brown James, Professor of Physics and Principal of the Acad- emy. A. B., Northwestern University; A. M., Northwestern University, 1884. Page 17 Hill ml II Illlllllllimilllllllimilllllimilllimillll mi mil I mum mil ■ : ■ . - : : : i mm Howard Garfield Seldomridge, t A 6, Professor of Public Speaking. Graduate Boston School of Expression, 1902 ; Diploma in Philosophy, 1903. Special Stu- dent in English, Harvard University. Theophile James Meek, ■ 3 x, Professor of Biblical History and Literature. A. B., University of Toronto, 1903; B. D. McCormick Theological Seminary, 1909. Isabelle Thompson Machan, Associate Professor of Ancient Languages. A. B., Wellesley College, 1887; A. M., 1905. John Edward Rouse, Professor of Philosophy and Head of School of Educati in. B. S. D., Wanensbury, Missouri State Nor- mal, 1891; A. B., Lincoln College, 1894; A. M., University of Kansas, 1S9C; A. M., Har- vard University, 1901 ; Ph. D., Harvaru University, 1912. Page 18 NINETEENFOI MTEEN Davida McCaslin.A A A, Associate Professor of English. A. B., Coe College, 1904; B. S.. with Peda- gogy. James Millikin University, 1907; M. A., University of Minnesota, 1912. Philip Earle Douglas, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages. A. B. Harvard University, 1912. Charline Fender Wood, Instructor in English. A. B„ The Western College for Women, 1905; University of Chicago, Summer of 1913. Page 10 M ' lllllllllllllllllNllll llllllllllllllIllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllTn Mli! I! i MIIIHIIIIIlll llllliMIIMilll llllllllllllllllllllllllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllMllllllllllllllllll lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Lucile Margaret Bragg, K, Recorder and Instructor in Ancient Languages. A. B., Tames Millikin University, 1909; A. M., 1910. Thomas Byrd Magath, Fellow in Biology. Ph. B., Emory College, 1913. Christian Adolf Klein, Assistant in German. rage 20 NINETEENFOl RTEEN iiiiiiiiiiii ■ 1 1 1 1 ■ ■ n in in nun mi m iiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiin , iiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiil i inni i i i hiimiiiiiiiiiiii Miriam Rosenstein, Assistant in German. Fay Fisher, Assistant in German. Sarah Dale, Assistant in German. William Henderson, Assistant in Chemistry. Paul Hawver, T K E, Laboratory Assistant in Chemistry. Curtis Douglas, T K E, Laboratory Assistant in Chemistry. Mattie Horn, I[ B f , Assistant in History. Ruth Lewman, Assistant in French. Page 21 Iim-M1LLII7EK« _l 1 1 1 1 i iiiiiiilijljniNini ii mi m mil n mini mmimil I in 1 miiiilllm nllllllii mmimj " lininnin ii nnnnni nijnn J 1 1 r 1 ftfje g cfjool of Commerce anb Jf tnance William Wilberforce Smith, Professor of Commerce and Finance. A. B.. Lafayette College, 1880; A. M., 1883; L. L. D., 1905; Princeton Theological Sem- inary, 1880-82. Frederick Juchoff, Associate Professor of Commerce and Finance. Ph. B., Kansas City University; A. M., 1909; Ph. B., 1912; University of Manitoba, 1908; L. L. M., University of Maine, 1913; L. L. D., Campbell University, 1913. Henry Clay Stanley, Assistant Professor of Commerce and Finance. A. B. Fairfield College, 1894; A. M., North- western University (Nebraska), 1896; LL. B. , Illinois College of Law, 1910; J. D„ 1912. Page 22 NINETEENFOl RTEEN " l UIIMIN [NIIIUlllllimilll ' HIIIIIllllllllllllllll lPi I I I I ill Illlllllllllll Mlll lllliMIIIIIIIIIIHIl ll llllllir i IN 1111111111 IN Mill Ill Illl 1 1 III 1 1 Nllll ' l I Nil IMM I III MINI Benjamin Brown James, Professor of Physics and Pedagogy. John Edward Rouse, Professor of Philosophy and Education. GTfje department of Cbucatton What JffltlUfem J|asi peett Botng At the end of our college year, we may stop to review the steps which have been taken toward our running goal, — the greater Millikin. These steps have been mainly along two lines; the first is that of education. In place of the School of Pedagogy the new School of Education has been established. The growing demand for a larger number of courses dealing adequately with a variety of school problems has made necessary this enlargement and partial reorganization of educational work at Millikin. The general aim is: first, to afford all students an opportunity for the study of education as an important function of society; and second, to provide a thorn professional training for those expecting to teach. To this latter end the work is being correlated so as to provide for all the requirements of the new Illinois State Education Law. With such provisions Millikin graduates who have taken the education work offered may receive certificates without examinations. The second line of advance is in our six weeks ' agricultural course. This course is another part of the present policy which is to make our university of the greatest possible value to the community in which it is located. To quote from the announce- ment of the short course, " within a very few years the idea of utilizing the buildings and facilities of all educational institutions from the common school to the university for the benefit of others than the regular pupils has made rapid advancement. " The state universities and colleges have already done a great deal toward making their equipment of value to the farmer and his family, but there is no reason why the good work should be limited to the State Universities. This year the University of Illinois co-operated with Millikin in the giving of a six weeks ' agricultural and home training course in our Decatur College. The Illinois men supplied the teachers in agriculture and animal husbandry, while Millikin provided them in the other subjects offered. What was lacking in numbers, in this first course, was made up for by enthusiasm. The students urged that this six weeks ' course, which was an experiment this year, should be continued every year, and assured Millikin of their hearty co-operation and support. Page 23 iiiiiiiifiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii! ■ i iit hi iiiiiiiiiini ni, i Mi. 1 1 liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiNiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiimiiiiiiiMiiiiii fje i£ cf)ool of Htbrarp Science Lucie Hortense Snyder, Librarian. Instructor in Library Science. A. B., University of Kansas, 1909; A. M., 1911; Western Kansas State Normal, 1913. tubent Assistants Ruth Montgomery. Clara Lefever. Page 2k NINETEENFOl MTEEN nun i mi iiiiiniiiiiiniiiiiiiiii iiiinn i u i n .111. in nun 11 mm 11 111 1111 nun nun iiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiii fje g cfjool of Bomesttc €conomp Edna Skinner, Professor of Domestic Science. B. S., Columbia University, 1908. Mabel Dunlap, Professor of Domestic Art. B. S., Columbia University, 190S. g tut ent assistants Myrtle McDaniel, Assistant in Domestic Science. Anna Stockton Milligan, Assistant in Domestic Science. Opal Dean Riddle, Assistant in Domestic Art. Page 25 KXPC MlLLITEIatii uniiiiiiiiiiinii i iiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiitiiiiiiHiiillllllllllN l lllllllllllllimilllllllllllllllllllllllim Cfje g cf)ool of Jf tne ant pplteb rtsi William Matthews Hekking, } r A, Professor of Fine and Applied Arts. B. P., Syracuse University, 1908; Ecole des Beaux Arts, Academic Julien, 1908-9, 1909-10. Emma Lavena Baker, Instructor in Keramics. B. S., Lincoln University, 1900; B. S. with Pedagogy, James Millikin University, 1905; Art Institute, Chicago, 1905. Elizabeth Putnam, A X Q, Instructor in Fine and Applied Arts. Graduate, The Art Institute, Chicago, 1907; Summer School of Painting, Sautatuch. Michigan, 1911; The Roycrofters, East Aurora, New York, 1908. Page 26 NINETEENFOI RTEEN I IIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Illllllllllllllllll IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIMIIIIIIIIIIIII Illllll Ill II IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIDi Page 27 QTfje ikfjool of engineering Fletcher Ames Gould, Professor of Civil Engineering. B. S., Michigan Agricultural College, 1907. Beverley Burdette Burling, Professor of Electrical Engineering. B. S., University of Wisconsin, 1906. Lorell Mortimer Cole, Professor of Manual Training. Colby High School, 1889; Stout Manual Training School for Teachers, 1906. Page 28 NINETEENFOI RTEEN jiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiii mini iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin Guy Reid Rogers, Instructor in Engineering Shop Work. Page 29 NINETEENFOl RTEEN nun iiiiniiii ' inn ;mii " iin. mi i nun ;iin mi: imii :iiiiiinni iiiiiiiiiini iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiillll hiiimii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiii The corps of Power Plant operators, which consists of Chief Engineer E. V. Chapman, Assistant Harry X. Smallwood and John L. Beltz and J. C. Morse, firemen, has, through its chief, announced itself willing, even anxious, to answer questions about the fearsome inner workings of the plant. That fact, of itself, is proof that here is no ordinary, no mediocre, staff. If one of those students who are hugely ignorant of everything related to the power-house, — and that means almost any one of us, — were to accept this kind and enterprising offer of information, he would probably find himself surprised — and interested. He would be surprised to know that the plant used 2400 tons of coal during the winter just past, and supplied heat for more than 4200 square feet of radiation. He would be surprised, moreover, at finding that the engineer is net ALWAYS to blame when the lights go out. He might be interested in learning what all the big, black, noisy engines are for, and in hearing that the most gloriously noisy of them all is the high speed motor generator set installed last year, — or perhaps, after all, the noisiest is the whistle, which is two years old and feels it. QZt)t $otoer $lant Erroll V. Chapman, Chief Engineer. Harry N. Smallwood, Assistant Engineer. Page 31 .in iiiini : niiiiii hi f)e ikfjool of $fjpsitcal draining James Newton Ashmore, Director of Physical Training. Lincoln College, 1899-1902; University of Illinois, Special Course in Physical Train- ing, 1902-3. Mollie Grubel, Director of Physical Training for Women. Illinois State ' Normal University, 1897-8; Harvard University Physical Training Courses, Summer 1903 and 1904. Guy Dickerso n, Student Assistant. Page 32 NINETELNFOl RTEEN iiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiniiiiiimiiiiiiiiiniiiiniiiiiiin mini iiiii i mum Minim nun mill iiiiiiimiiiiiimiiimiiimi .iiiih . iiiiin hum .mm i Benjamin Brown James, A. M., Principal. Harold Romaine Phalen, z T A, Instructor in Mathematics. B. S. in Mechanical Engineering, Tufts Col- lege, 1912. Caroline Stookey Lutz, Instructor in English. A. B., Goucher College Lorell M. Cole, Professor of Manual Training. Henry Clay Stanley, A. M, J. D., Assistant Professor of Commerce and Finance. Lucile Margaret Bragg, A. M., Instructor in Ancient Languages. Elizabeth Putnam, Instructor in Art. Delia Ford Wilson, B. S., Instructor in Art. Page 33 llll II i ' ■ ■ • ■ i - Ill 1 1 1 ' - 1 ■ r ■ i ; ■ rii ' lllll ' .illllli .mil " Hiiiilini mil mum, illinium Illlllllllllilllllllllllllllll llllllllllllllllllllllllllliliilllllllllllllllll l Lillian Merrill Walker Dean of Aston Hall Page 34 n i ■ 1 1 - : , ii Miiiiiiiimitiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiniiiiiniimiiiiiiiiimi i prologue to tfje Cantbeburteb alesi ' Apologies to Geoffrey Chaucer) To Millikin has come a President new, From distant coasts of Maine, forsooth, is he. And educators famed are gathered now To honor and install him fittingly. In glory bursts inauguration morn. The hour arrives, good cheer the air pervades, Conservatory doors swing wide, and lo! In caps and gowns the senior class parades. Page 36 NINETEENFGl RTEEN Hila Ayres n m e Decatur. A. B. Thesis: " Taylor ' s and MacLaurin ' s Series and Theorems and Their Application. " Morrisonville High School. 1909. Preparatory School of Eureka College, ' 10. Y. W. C. A.; Secretary Freshman Class, ' 11; Assis- tant Treasurer Sophomore Class, ' 12; Dramatic Club. ' 12; Cercle Francais, ' 13; Philomathean, Vice President, ' 12; Critic, ' 13; Secretary Senior Class, ' 14; Honor Student. Now see them put on Ayers, the Hila kind, So dignified, reserved, she doth appear. So unobtrustive, and withal so keen. She loves her Matthew Maties. little dear. Bessie Bishop n m e Decatur. B. S. in Domestic Economy. Thesis: " Sanitary Conditions of the Soda Foun- tains of Decatur. " Decatur High School 1910. Y. W. C. A.; Deutscher Verein, ' 12; Glee Club, ' 12; Assistant in Domestic Science, ' 14. A Bishop, tall and stately next doth come, Who well can roast, and bake, and boil, and fry, A sanitation expe rt who writes well; To roast the soda fountains she will try. Clarence Charles Crumbaker ' 1 ' K E Bloomington. B. S. in Commerce and Finance. Cooksville High School 1909. James Millikin Academy, ' 10. Illinois Wesleyan, ' 12. Y. M. C. A.; Orlandian, Treasurer, ' 11; Dramatic Art Play, ' 10, ' 12; Freshman Debate Team, ' 10; Athletic Board of Control, ' 12, ' 13, ' 14, Secretary, ' 14; Glee Club, ' 12, ' 13, ' 14, Business Manager, ' 14. A jolly, tender-hearted little Crrnn, No better crumbs are found in Devil ' s Food, He ' s popular, and graceful in the dance, And teases girls when in loquacious mood. " Full of talky talk and smiles: " — Crumbaker. Page 37 i ii i 1 1 i mil ill inn iimiyiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiH Sarah Dale n m e Decatur. A. ]!. with Education. Thesis: " The Use of Pictures in the Direct Method of Teaching German to Beginners. " Decatur High School 1910. Philomathean, Vice President ' 14; Cercle Francais ' 11, ' 12, ' 13, Vice President ' 13; Dramatic Art Club ' 13; Artisans ' Guild, Vice President ' 13; Deutscher Verein ' 14; Glee Club ' 12, ' 13, ' 14. Student As- sistant in German ' 14; High Honor Student ' 12; Art Editor of 1914 Millidek; Honor Student. An artist who makes sketches in the Dale, McCuteheon Junior, famous soon to he. Her pen embellishes the Millidek And skillfully depicts the faculty. Lelah Belle Davis n b , n m e Decatur. A. B. with Education. Thesis: " The Emerson Ideal of Friendship. " Decatur High School. Cercle Francais ' 11, ' 12, ' 13; Chairman Social Com- mittee ' 13; Arts and Crafts Society ' 12; Y. W. C. A., Cabinet ' 14; Chairman College Tea Committee ' 14; Glee Club ' 14; Senior Cap and Gown Com- mittee ' 14; Honor Student. And who is this with collar high, a maid. So slight, so fair, obedient L,elah Belle, Superlative in all she says and does, Loves Emerson and college teas quite well. Sophia Mary Drobisch II M 9 Decatu r. A. I!. Thesis: " The Problem of Evil in Faust. " Decatur High School. Y. VV. C. A.: Cercle Francais ' 12; Deutscher Verein ' 13, ' 14; Honor Student. Then Sophia from the Sunday School appears, For umpteen years she ' s trained those girls aright. Experience in teaching tells her how With open mouth to learn all that ' s in sight. " There ' s nothing here for me to learn. " — Loren H. King. Page 38 NINETEENFai RTEEN mi i i iiiiiiiii inn iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiH mum i illinium iiiiiiniiiii i iniiiiinn n i Fay Lynton Fisher n m e Decatur. A. B. Thesis: " Die Rabensteinerin. " Decatur High School 1910. Y. W. C. A., Cabinet ' 13; Philomath ean, Critic ' 11, Corresponding Secretary ' 12; Deutscher Verein. Vice Praesidentin ' 11; Dramatic Art Club, Vice President ' 12: Winner of Millikin Club Oratorical Medal and Illinois Equal Suffrage Association Oratorical Prize ' 13; Student Assistant in German ' 14: Ex Post Facto Club, President ' 14; Editor- in-Chief of 1014 Millidek; High Honor Student. What ho! Comes now the Editor-in-Chief, Germanic and Brittanic Cyelopede, A speaker, reader, writer, — Fisher too. In Suffragette parades she takes the lead. Margaret Verl Freyburger z t a. n m e Decatur. A. B. with Education. Thesis: " The Humanitarianism of the Romantic Poets. " Decatur High School 1909. Y. W. C. A., Cabinet ' 10, ' 11, ' 13, Treasurer ' 14; Orlandian. Vice President ' 13, Critic ' 14; Cercle Francais ' 11, ' 12, ' 13, Treasurer ' 13; Decaturian Staff ' 10, ' 12, ' 13, ' 14; Certificate in Voice ' 12; Glee Club ' 14; Ex Post Facto Club ' 14; Vice President Pan-Hellenic Association ' 14; Chairman Senior Class Day Committee; Class Editor of 1914 Mil- lidek. A bashful, timid one with auburn hair. Who keeps the money for the Women ' s Y., She worries like a Poe, and gets a poem. The nineteen-fourteen class she ' ll sizz and Frey. James Harvey Hall 2 A E Xiantic. B. S. in Commerce and Finance. Thesis: " Municipal Conservation of Public Health in Decatur. " James Millikin Academy 1909. Y. M. C. A., Cabinet ' 14; Chairman of Circus Field Committee ' 13; Vice President Athletic Associa- tion ' 14: Chairman Junior Class Insignia Commit- tee ' 13; Treasurer Senior Class; Chairman Senior Gift Committee; Orlandian; Manager 1914 Base- ball Team; Business Manager of 1914 Millidek. Now meekly comes the Bus ' ness Manager, No human being Halls more cares than he, And yet he wears a cordial, pleasant smile, Once wore a class mustache that we could see. " I ' m right, for all of thai. " — Alta Eloise Irwin. Page 39 [[ITE ' MlLIJrEl ffli m I ; M li " ; .nin i; ■ ■ 1 1 1 . ' 1 1 1 ! 1 1 1 1 Mil : II 1 1 ' IH MIIMI I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 llllilllli 1 1 Mii lM 1 1 1 1 1 ll l ' lll ■ i : i ' l ' n ' l ull IIIHIIIIIIII1II|II|||||||HIIIIIIIIIIIIIU William Franklin Henderson Decatur. A. B. Thesis: " Studies in Fresh Water Micro-Organisms and their Comparative Value for Laboratory Ma- terial. " Men ' s Glee Club ' 11; Freshman Debate, Alternate; Philomathean Literary Society, Chaplain ' 11, Treasurer ' 11, ' 12; Prosecuting Attorney ' 12, Mar- shal ' 13, President ' 14; French Circle, Treasurer ' 12, Third Vice President ' 12; Chaos Club ' 12: Y. M. C. A., ' 12, ' 13; German Circle ' 14; Literal League, Vice President ' 13, President ' 14: Assis- tant in Chemistry ' 13, ' 14; Student Council ' 13; Chairman Senior Insignia Committee; Class Day Committee: Camera Editor 1914 Millidek; High Honor Student. A famous man who lonesome looks this year, In vain longs for the Gladys he adores, But gets things done in his superior way, In lab. he cuts up cats and acids pours. Margaret Constance Hessler n b , n m e Decatur. Thesis: " The Alkialation of Cyanoacetic Esters. " Decatur High School 1910. Marshal Freshman Class ' 11; Y. W. C. A.; Deutscher Verein ' 11; Historian Sophomore Class ' 12; Cercle Francais ' 13; Orlandian, Clerk ' 12; Secretary Inter- Society League ' 14; Secretary Ex Post Facto Club ' 14; Literary Editor of 1914 Millidek. As largest vessels ply in waters deep. So do deep tho ughts repose in Margaret. She ' s faithful, kind, and cordial to her friends. And wonderfully versed in etiquette. Alice 1 ice Irene Hicks a x n, n m e Chicago. A. B. Thesis: " An Analysis of DeQuincey ' s Prose Style. ' ' Bloom Township High School 1910. Home Economics Club ' 11, ' 12; Orlandian; Deutscher Verein ' 12, ' 13, ' 14; Student Volunteer Band, Sec- retary ' 13; Y. W. C. A., Cabinet ' 12, Secretary ' 14; Ex Post Facto Club ' 14; Joke Editor of 1914 Millidek; Honor Student. And foll ' wing Margaret, our Alice hikes. She ' s fond of Lake Geneva and the Y.. Abounds in jollity, — no malice bears Toward anything but Mathematics dry. " Come, ladies, what do you saw? Isn ' t this suggestion ;orth considering -Ex Post Facto Club. Page Ifi NINETEENF01 RTEEN llllllllllllllllimillllllllll in hi in I I I I , I I I ih I I I n n ' n II inn ' n iiiiiiiiiihiiu Alta Eloise Irwin n m e Normal. A. B. Thesis: " The Philosophies of Maeterlinck and Browning Regarding Hope, Happiness, and the Hereafter. " Illinois State Normal Academy 1910. Illinois State Normal University, Summer 1910. Illinois Woman ' s College 1911- ' 12. University of Wisconsin, Summer 1913. Y. W. C. A.; Deutscher Verein ' 13, ' 14; Cercle Fran- cais ' 12, ' 13, ' 14: Philomathean. Corresponding Secretary ' 13, Recording Secretary ' 14: Ex Post Facto Club ' 14: Winner of Reading in Inter- Society Contest ' 14: Leader of Student Volunteer Band ' 14: Honor Student. The mandate, " Go ye into all the world, " Hath made a deep impress on Alta ' s mind; Her elocutionary talent rare And earnest zeal mean much to humankind. Bessie Jacobsen A A A, II M 9 Niantic. A. B. Thesis: " The Democracy of Walt Whitman. " James Millikin Academy 1908. Y. W. C. A.: Orlandian; Marshal Junior Class ' 13: Ex Post Facto Club ' 14: President of n M 6 ' 14: Athletic Editor of 1914 Millidek; Honor Student. For one so fair and bright and studious. Too long a name is Bessie Jacobsen. And all Niantic thinks she ' s sure to be A dear, devoted, dimpled Bessie Dunn. Fred Joel T K E Canon City, Colorado. A. B. Thesis: " Dialkyl-Cyanoacetic Acids. " Canon City High School 1909. Student Assistant in Chemistry ' 11, ' 12, ' 13; Finance Committee College Circus ' 12, ' 13: Finance Com- mittee Basket Ball Tournament ' 13. Now see that sparkling diamond Fred doth wear, An emblem of our prowess in baseball. He sparkles, too. in Chemistry, and owns A friendly interest in Bantas small. ' Strange to the world, lie wore a bashful look. " — Dr. Rouse. Page 41 i iiTum Minimum. iiiimllMIMIIMmm I I ml limilllHI IIIIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIII1IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII llllimilllllllMllllllllllllllllllllllllll Illlllll Lorin Hudson King Divernon. A. B. Thesis: " The Ultimate Triumph of Good; a Com- parative Study of Br} r ant and Browning. " Ashmore High School 1904. James Millikin Academy ' 05. Principal Public Schools, Chesterfield, Illinois, ' 10. Principal Public Schools, Camargo, Illinois, ' 11. Y. M. C. A.; Philomathean, President ' 13; Acolyte Club; Deutscher Verein ' 11, ' 12; Dramatic Art Club ' 11, 12, ' 13; Student Volunteer Band ' 12, ' 13, ' 14; Level Club ' 14; Brown Debate ' 12. ' 13, ' 14; Student Assistant in Mathematics ' 12; Student Council ' 13; Intercollegiate Debate ' 14; Senior Cap and Gown Committee; Assistant Advertising Man- ager of 1914 Millidek; High Honor Student. A King there is, of wisdom quite aware, The fullest explanation he demands. In English class he ' s fond of arguing While nervously he rubs his royal hands. Clara Lefever ii m e Decatur. B. S. in Library Science. Thesis: " An Adaptation of Catalog Rules and the Dewey Decimal Classification to an English Pri- vate Library. " Decatur High School 1909. Y. W. C. A.; Library Club ' 10, ' 11, ' 12; Dramatic- Art Club ' 11. A Fever of excitement doth prevail When stealthily Miss Snyder slips away, And Clara with her gentle, " Quiet, please! " Doth make the boyst ' rous elements obey. Myrtle McDaniel n)ie Assumption. B. S. in Domestic Economy. Thesis: " Bread and Bread-Making. " Illinois State Normal LTniversity. Y. W. C. A.; Glee Club ' 14; Assistant in Domestic Science ' 12, ' 13, ' 14; Guardian of Camp Fire Girls ' 14; Cercle Francais ' 13. And just as Myrtle marches into view Do Wasson and his camera appear. And furiously she tries to hide her face. But yields when much entreaty she doth hear. ' Of clear conscience, and upright. " — Harvey Hall. Page 1,2 NINETEENF01 RTEEN iiiiiiiiiiimiiimiiiiiiMiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiimiim iiiiiiiimiiiiimiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiimNiiiiiHiiiiimiiimiiiiimiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiimiiii Margaret McNabb a x n. it i e Decatur. A. B. Thesis: " Nature in American Poets: A Study of Bryant, Longfellow, and Sidnay Lanier. " Decatur High School 1910. Y. W. C. A.; Chairman Social Committee of Fresh- man Class ' 11: Dramatic Art Club ' 11, ' 12, ' 13, Sec- retary ' 13: Deutscher Verein ' 14; Calendar Editor of 1914 Millidek. A fearless little Miss with flashing eyes Who plainly speaks her mind, and has her way, And if a Lyon at her door appears. She ' s unafraid of him, and bids him stay. Eula Mason n b $, n m e Hillsboro. A. B. with Education. Thesis: " Wordsworth ' s Theory of Education. " Fillmore High School. Hillsboro High School 1910. Y. W. C. A., Treasurer ' 12, Cabinet ' 13; Dramatic Art Club ' 11; Chairman Junior-Senior Banquet Committee ' 13; Deutscher Verein ' 14; Treasurer of Local Pan-Hellenic Association ' 14: Chairman Senior Reception Committee; Associate Editor of 1914 Millidek. A conscientious Mason next in line. Who artfully cements the blocks of Truth. A storehouse she doth build, and fills with wheat. The chaff she Byrnes, — discriminating youth. Anna Stockton Milligan II M 6 Spencer, Indiana. B. S. in Domestic Economy. Thesis: " Common Food Adulterates and House- hold Tests for their Detection. " Spencer High School 1909. Purdue University 1910- ' ll. Western College 1 91 1 - ' 12. Y. W. C. A., Cabinet ' 14; Dramatic Art Club ' 13; Orlandian, Vice President ' 14; Student Assistant in Domestic Science ' 14; High Honor Student ' 13. Rut Hoosier girl that bakes the bread so well? Anna ' s quite a cook, her teacher she doth please, Right earnestly she strives in all things good, And working hard in studies brings her E ' s. ' Short and sassy is this little lassie. " — Short McNabb. Page hi illiilllllllllllllllllllll Ill I liilll I NllllllllllliNllllllll llllllllllllllllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllillllllllllllM Andrew Hubert Mills S A E Decatur. A. B. Thesis: " Agricultural Banks and Co-operative Credit Systems. " Decatur High School 1910. Y. M. C. A., Cabinet ' 14; Secretary Gymnasium Fund Committee ' 13; Advertising Manager of 1913 College Circus; Glee Club ' 14; President Athletic Association ' 14; Chairman Senior Social Commit- tee; Senior Class Day Committee; Student Council ' 14; Manager of 1914 Basket Ball Team; Manager Basket Ball Tournament 1914; Advertising Man- ager of 1914 Millidek. Forever grind the Mills of industry, And demonstrate it pays to advertise; He gets the money, puts it in the bank. And leaves it safely there, — he ' s very wise. Ruth Montgomery n m e Decatur. B. S. in Library Science. Thesis: " Reference Lists: Problem. " Decatur High School 1910. Library Club ' 10, ' 11, ' 12; Honor Student TO, ' 11, ' 12. Practical Library Deutscher Verein ' 13; Next cometh graceful, cheerful, pleasant Ruth; Her eyes do harmonize with gowns of blue; In making chocolate creams she takes the prize, And in library work she ' s expert, too. Ruth Nicholson II B , II M O Decatur. B. S. in Domestic Economy. Thesis: " Co-operation for the Housewife. " Decatur High School. Secretary Freshman Class ' 10. Then comes another neat, particular Ruth, Who ' s fond of marching armies and their tread; She loves to see the young and handsome Troops, Her pretty hands strive Hard to make good bread. ' Spirit is matter reduced to extreme thinness. " — Dona Shipp Page U N1NETEENF0I RTEEN milllllllllillllllNillliimiililiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiijiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiM ii mi iiiiini i! iiinyj ' ■ n Edna Belle Orr Z T A, II M e Decatur. A. B. with Education. Thesis: " Milton ' s Devotion to the Classics. " James Millikin Academy 1907. Orlandian, Critic ' 13. Vice President ' 13, Marshal ' 14: Y. W. C. A., Cabinet ' 12. ' 13, ' 14; Deutscher Verein ' 11: Cercle Francais ' 11, ' 12, ' 13; Secretary Junior Class ' 13; Junior-Senior Banquet Committee ' 13; Ex Post Facto Club ' 14; Vice President Senior Class; Senior Gift Committee; Camera Editor of 1914 Millidek; Honor Student ' 12, ' 13, ' 14. Now marches next our Edna versatile, A social girl, adept in needle-work, A manager and leader dignified, In keeping house, no duties does she shirk. Clara Pasold n m e Decatur. A. B. Thesis: " Keats, The Nineteenth Century Greek. " Decatur High School 1910. Philomathean ; Dramatic Art Club ' 12; Girls ' Glee Club ' 12; Senior Reception Committee; Music Editor of 1914 Millidek. Then vehemently talking. Clara comes, She ' s laughing, looking ev ' rywhere for Bob; No doubt he ' s heard her play and seen her sew, Expects to win her when he gets a job. Opal Dean Riddle z T A, II m e Decatur. B. S. in Domestic Economy. Thesis: " Modern Textile Industries. " Roodhouse High School 1910. Philomathean, Secretary ' 12; Dramatic Art Club ' 12; Assistant in Domestic Art ' 12, ' 13, ' 14; Senior Invitation Committee. A neat and jovial maid from Spotless Town, Delib ' rate, calm, and free from care is she, So kind to all, an Opal never blue, If you can guess this Riddle, please tell me. " Can I go forward zvhen my heart is here -Eula Mason. Page 4-5 .lllllllllllliilllllllllllllllllllllll nun, ' :ini; nun ■Miiiiiin. urn nil in niiiinniiiiii illliillllilllllllllllllllllllllllllillllllillllillllllllllllllllllllllii ii i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin iiiiiiinii Miriam Rosenstein ii m e Decatur. A. B. with Education. Thesis: " Deutsches Honeremadchensculwesen. " Decatur High School 1910. Dramatic Art Club ' 12: Cercle Francais ' 12. ' 13, ' 14; Deutscher Verein ' 11, ' 12, ' 13, ' 14, Secretary ' 12, President ' 12, ' 13. ' 14: Instructor of German in Hughey School ' 14; Senior Class Day Committee. Die Praesidentin next, von Deutsch Vereins (!) And faithful to her trust is Miriam; A comely girl, dark-haired, with hazel eyes. A friend to all, — deserves this epigram. Harriet E. Shade n m e Decatur. B. S. in Domestic Economy. Thesis: " Woman and Child Labor in Industry, with Special Reference to the Textile Industry. " Decatur High School 1909. Bradley Polytechnic Institute 1910. And in the Shade, in some sequestered nook, Is Harriet; she sews, and plans, and sews. An evening ' gown and tailored waist she makes, lu which her neatness and good taste she shows. Dona Lucille Shipp Z T A, II m e Paris. B. S. with Music. Thesis: " Das Rheingold as Typical of Wagner ' s Originality. " James Millikin Academy 1910. Y. W. C. A., Cabinet ' 12: Girls ' Glee Club ' II, ' 12, ' 13, ' 14, Treasurer ' 11, Assistant Manager ' 14; Har- mony Certificate from Millikin Conservatory 1910; Dramatic Art Club ' 10, ' 12; Piano Playing Certifi- cate ' 12; Piano Teacher ' s Certificate ' 12; Voice Certificate ' 12; Public School of Music Certificate ' 13; Senior Social Committee; Joke Editor of 1914 Millidek. A singer next, a clever jester, t oo, Impetuous youth, doth promptly keep a date; Well known for jovial, Vernal disposish. Neat girl, indeed, — sail on, oh Shipp of State! " Neat, not gaudy. " — Harriet Shade. Page ! t 6 NINETEENFOl RTEEN Arthur Logan Starkey 2 A E Mattoon. A. B. Thesis: " Court Consolidation as a Means of Swifter Justice. " Mattoon High School 1910. Philomathean; Class Historian ' 11; Vice President Literary League ' 12, Treasurer ' 13; Y. M. C. A., Cabinet ' 13, President ' 14: President Junior Class ' 13; Brown Debate ' 13; Class Basket Ball ' 14, Cap- tain ' 14; Student Council, Treasurer ' 13; President ' 14; Men ' s Glee Club ' 14; College Supply Store ' 12. ' 13, ' 14; Senior Reception Committee; Senior A merchant Prince who sells the students books. And president of our Y. M. C. A., He ' s jolly and he ' s fond of all t he girls, But what he means, seems difficult to say. Ruth Swanson aaa, n m e Hoopeston. A. B. Thesis: " The Spiritual Message of Whittier and Lowell. " Hoopeston High School 1910. Y. W. C. A.. Cabinet ' 13, President ' 14; Orlandian, Secretary ' 13; Girls ' Glee Club ' 11, ' 13; Cercle Francais ' 12; Leader of Student Volunteer Band ' 13; Deutscher Verein ' 14; Student Council, Vice President ' 14; Ex Post Facto Club ' 14; Chairman of Senior Cap and Gown Committee; Social Editor of 1914 Millidek; Honor Student. Another Ruth, we ' ll call her Ruth the Third, Who totes the charts around for Miss Conant; She concentrates and studies hard, and in Association Work she ' s vigilant. Samuel Alfred Tenison T K E Hillsboro. B. S. in Commerce and Finance. Thesis: " Investigation of Problems Connected with the Delivery of Retail Merchandise in Decatur. " Hillsboro High School 1910. Y. M. C. A., Cabinet ' 12, ' 14; Philomathean; Inter- Society League, Vice President ' 13; Athletic As- sociation, Secretary ' 12; Junior Class Treasurer ' 13; Track Team ' 11, ' 12, ' 14, Captain; All Con- ference Sprinter ' 11, ' 12, ' 13; Basket Ball Team, Manager ' 11, ' 12, ' 13; Football Team, Manager ' 13; President Senior Class; Athletic Editor of 1914 Millidek. A knight there is, a quiet, sober man. Athletic too. and fit for conference track; Class president and level-headed is, In keeping peace he has a proper knack. " Who, if he rise to station of command , f0r Rises by open means. " — Samuel A. Tenison. Page J,7 MILLIFCI M IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIinillllllllllMlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllM Gayle Threlkeld n M e Decatur. B. S. in Domestic Economy. Thesis: " The Ideal Home. " James Millikin Academy L909. University of Illinois 1909- ' ll. Y. W. C. A.; Philomathean; Girls ' Glee Club ' 12, ' 13, ' 14, Secretary ' 14; Cercle Francais ' 14; Dramatic. Art Club ' 12; Senior Insignia Committee. For Philo and for class she gladly plays. All things she does right quickly and with zeal, An able teacher of Domestic Art, For Mac she ' ll try to make her home ideal. Neva Clare Welsh A A A, II M O Decatur. B. S. in Domestic Economy. Thesis: " Woman, the Consumer. " Decatur High School 1010. Y. W. C. A., Treasurer ' 13. Cabinet ' 14: Girls ' Glee Club, Treasurer ' 13, Business Manager ' 14; Orlan- diafi, Clerk ' 14; Dramatic Art Club ' 11, ' 12, ' 13; Ex Post Facto Club ' 14; President Pan-Hellenic Association ' 14; Senior Invitation Committee: Calender Editor of 1914 Millidek. Comes next a girl whom all are glad to see, She leads in J. M. U. activities. Enthusiastic, jolly, talkative, And in society she is at ease. Harriet Aurelia Wilcox II M O Rosemond. A. B. with Education. Thesis: " Development and Application of Taylor ' s and Maclaurin ' s Theorems and Series. " Y. W. C. A.; Philomathean, Corresponding Secre- tary ' 14; Deutscher Verein ' 14: Ex Post Facto Club ' 14; Organization Editor of 1914 Millidek. And last, but not the least, our Harriet, Who in our ranks an honored place has won. To Mattie and her comrades she is true; In modest, quiet ways her work is done. ' Oh, I met the best-looking man! " — Gayle Threlkeld. Page 1,8 MNETEENFOl RTEEN iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiNiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiini iiiiii niiiimiiiiii i in 1 niiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiii iiiiiiiini iiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i Blossom Redmon a x n, n m e Decatur. B. S. in Domestic Economy-. Thesis: " Equipment for Home Laundries. " Decatur High School 1909. Y. W. C. A.; Deutscher Verein, 14; Secretary of Local Pan-Hellenic Association ' 14; Ex Post • Facto Club ' 14; Student Volunteer ' 14. An Indian, winsome, cute, and popular, A fairy dancer, gay, original, Tet practical, and expert cooking Rice, Well versed in law and things political. So doth the Senior Class go down the walk. And to the ceremonies marches thru. Then after music, prayer, and speeches long, A President is installed in J. M. U. Then rises Prexy Fellows, smiles and says, — " You Seniors please me greatly here this fall. Wherefore I hereby make and constitute You, and you, and you, good Fellows all. " " His blunders aspired to the rank of an art. " — Starkey. Page J J Page 50 Page 52 NINETEENFOI RTEEN illlllllllllllllnii iii Hiilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll i i m (iiiiijim ,,i f)e Class of Nineteen Jf tfteen Faculty Advisor Dr. T. W. Galloway Officers; President Nellis Parkinson Vice President Rowena Hudson Secretary Mattie Horn Treasurer Paul Hawver Colors Red and Blac Bricker, Homer Cannon, Paul Coen, Roscoe Collier, Elsie Conel, Nina Craycroft, Robert Dallstream, Andrew John Davis, Edith Davis, Blanche Dickerson, Guy Gelsthorp, Edna Grady, Hazel Hart, Clyde Hawver, Paul jfflembers Hoover, Senn Horn, Mattie Houghton, Frank Hudson, Rowena Jenkins, Grover Large, Ara Lewman, Ruth Lillich, George Long, Alex McDavid, Carroll McDonald, Urban Mcintosh, Martha McMennamy, Ruth Meeker, Edna Hessler, Herbert Monroe, Jean Parkinson, Nellis Peterson, Henry Pinnell, Mary Prestley, Margery Pritchett, Carl Rogers, Bertha Smith, Ruth Stokes, Fliram Stowell, Annie Ward, Joseph Shaw, Ivra Hostetler, Ruth Grundy, C. Edwin " See how sickly looking, and deathly pale and thin he is; overwork and study are surely killing him. " — Hiram Stokes. Page 53 iiiiiiiiin ii.nTiiiiijujjjiiiin ' iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin iiiijmirmiim I iiiiriiiiiiiiiiTi TfuTiii iitijijiiiinimiiii iiiiiiiiiiijiin ' iiiii i uiiin :iu ml Milium i mijm " There is no real education without well-directed effort; it is not doing what a man likes or dislikes to do, but the constant exercise in doing what he ought to do, in matters of intellect as well as of conduct, whether he happens to like it or not, that turns the frank, careless, immature, lovable school- boy into the strong, well-trained man, capable of directing wisely himself and others. " Page ok SOPHDMOR 2: •MlLLIFEI ei a. si ; X to i rt o pq NSC « o i ? O = 5 o 01 a- 3 w S ctf cn en aid § k h S -g 2 « - W NINETEENF01 RTEEN IIIIIIINtllllllllM»lllll[IIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIII I Iinilll)IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIllMllllllllliUlllllllllllllllllll HIIIIIMIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHHIIIIIIIIHIIIHIIIIII tEfje Class of Nineteen Sixteen Faculty Advisors Colors Prof. A. T. Mills and Dr. J. C. Flessler Orange and Black ®ttittr Pres ident Wilber Ellison Vice President Mary Kassebaum Secretary Hilda Smith Treasurer.. ...George Walraven jtlemberg Bailey, Leo Hemple, Henry Riggs, Mildred Baxmeyer, Charlotte Gastineau, Everett Roth, Otto Beltz, John Heistand, Grace Rumsey, Mary Bottrell, Beatrice Hinds, Almon Russell, Carl Boyd, Eleanor Howenstine, Laura Bell Shilling, Franklin Brown, Delos Irwin, Doris Shurtz, Judson Busher, Curtis Jones, Clarence Smith, Hilda Caldwell. Kenneth Ketch, James Smith, Casper Childs, Agnes Kassebaum, Mary Stokes, Clifford Coley, Glenn Law, Litta Swanson, Paul Collins, Guy Lichtenberger, Raleigh Taylor, Nellie Combs, Mayme Lippe, Raymond Tenison, Eda Marie Corzine, Lena McClanahan, June VanDeventer, Frank Macknet Cowen, Joy McDougle, Elizabeth Wakefield, Bertha Craig, Gertrude McDougle, Vernon Walraven, George Davis, Frank Marshall, Freda Wasem, Leslie Douglas, Curtis Martin, Hazel Webber, Helen Drobisch, Raymond Modes, Sarah White, Rono Elder, Martha Montgomery, John Williams, Gladys Ellison. Wilbur Morrow, Hortense Watkins. Alice Fruit, Besise North, Florence Rooke, Marguerite Gillespie, Carolyn Norton, Ray Holcomb, Wallace Gillespie, Mary Ann Orr, Frances High, Kenneth Graybill, Leo Pinnell, Grace Dick, A. Carl Haggett, Lelia Randolph. Clara Dick, Vernon Hayes, Marie Reid, Leo Rodgers, Norma Kathleen " Such art of eyes I never saw in books. " — Ara Large. Page 57 imiillil i i Niii nimi i ■ : mii " if in mil ..iiiiiN.iijriiiiii..iiiN " .iTi,iii ' Jjuiiii i i fit r 1 1 1 1 1 i : i iTl " iiiiui. Minium. iiiimirmi iiiiinm.Trmimm rmiiiiTllllllllllllliNllll i : II Him . I I ' .III IN!!!! !M! Illlllllllllllllllllllllll o +J S U Paje GO NINETEENFOl RTEEN llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilillllllNiiiniliniinillllllllllllllliiiiiiinii 1 nun inn 1 in in vm a ; i ' i hum ii hi i ilnmm miniin QL )t Class! of i tneteen ebentcen Faculty Advisors Colors Professor Grace P. Conant and Professor W. J. Risley Maroon and Gray Officers Everett Penhallegon .Elizabeth Galloway Henrietta Page Wayne Hight President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Acker, Arthur Aird. Paul Austin, Margaret Ayres, Eloise Bales, Blanche Banta, Helen Barrackman, Milan Barnes, Earl Bassler, Alma Bassler, Otis Bean, Carolyn Bean, Nellie Bell, Vivian Bennett. Robert Bergeson, Myrtle Bishop, Charles Bradfield, Samuel Bradford, Louise M. Brown, Lisle Buchta, Anna M. Burke, Gordo n Bushey, Lucii Cade, Harriet Caldwell, Eugene Campbell, Bess Carriel, Isabel Casselberry, Ruth Catlin, Joseph Curtius, Florence Cox, Clarence Davis, Milford Dawson, Isabel Dick. Mabel Dillchunt, Marie Duvall. Wilbur Entrekin, Bertha Fisher, Helen Fox, Anna Frede, Gail Fuller, Bessie Galloway, Elizabeth Garman, Waller Gibson, Raleigh Gill, Lowell Gilman, Adelaide Gregory, Emma Hammet, Clarence Plansen, Clarence Harris, Marion Harrison, Carrie Plays, Mabel Henshie, Lura Plight, Wayne Holberg, Leo Ploneywell, Margaret Horn, Harry Houghton, Ralph Hudson, Paul Humphrey, Harold Irvin, Ray Irwin, Editli Irwin, Bliss Jacobsen, George James, Plazel Johnston, Donald Jones, Arminda And art thou then that Virgil, thai well-spring. From which such copious floods of eloquence liave issued ? " — Clarence Hansen. Page 61 XPE MILLIPEKMl I ' ' ' I- ' I I Ml ' II m: " hn ] t, 3 , § £ PL, 5 g 01 01 e c t. o cd Q m o Fa f 62 NINETEENFOl RTEEN IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIMIIIlllMllllllllllllllllllMlllllllllin lillllllllll fje Class of Nineteen ebeneteen Continue!) Kenney, Helen Morrow, Lawrence Smith, Leland Kerney. Charlotte Mosey, Ruth Snell, Lucile Kiick, Elmer Munch. Mabel Snyder, Margaret Kirk, Bertha Nichols, Mary Spiller, Florence Klein, Adolph Opie, Hilda Stamets, Esther Kohler, Helen Page, Henrietta Stout, Vida Kriege, Oliver Pallardy, Sumner Swickard, Niza Kriege, Wilbur Parr, Harriet Teague, Roland Kuny, Fred Penhallegon, Everett Thacker, Jesse Lamb, Robert Pitts, Leonard Tucker, Martha Lawson, Burtis Powell, Pauline Tuttle, Coy Lax, Louise Price, Mary Belle Van Praag, Alex Lee, Charles Pyatt, Neva Voris, Virginia Lee, Floyd Pyatt, Margaret Weilepp, Laura Long, Fred Randolph, Stella Wilkinson, Helen McDonald, Hugh Redmon. Martha Williams. Jessie MacGoldrick, Irma Reed, James Woodard, Roma McNabb, Harold Reeder, Raymond Wright, Maeclaire MacWherter, Kile Reeter, Roy Young, Earl Magill, John Reid, Richard Zimmerman, Ruby Martin, Gertrude Richardscn, Vernon P.cesley, Oscar Maxwell, Robert Richmond Julia Field, Irene Miller. Floyd Riggs, Robert Smith, Clarence Miller, Marie Robb, Marry Wilson, Tyrol Mills, Elinor Ruble. Mary Kling, Carolyn Mills, Harland Shaw, Marry Cash, Arley Moore, Howard Shaw, Lauren Marshall, Marian Smith, Plelen " There ' s nothing like fun, is there ' " — Vida Stout. Page 63 s « - O 5: 0) V o ts 3 C 5 E 2 !» 03 3 3 O " Si £ 0 Page 64 Page 66 NINETEENFOl BTEEN inn nr in in nlilr mi; in; ,n; inr .inn: in i niiiiinmii i m illllliimililllllllllillliillllllllllllllllllllliiiilliiiliiillliinii ii 1 1 i 1 1 1 1 1 n i mum iiniiiiiifiiiiinl nilliiin fje caoernp Clasfsi of jUmeteen Jf ourteen President Carl Jones Vice President Lelah Havenar Secretary Wilna Moffett Treasurer Rolla Keats Chaplain Albert Ford Colors: Crimson and Rose-leaf Green Flower: Crimson Rose Bartlett, Deral Beall, Helen Chittum. Mae Cloud, Clarence Corrie, Wendell Ford. Albert Harrison, Ben Havenar, Lelah Jones, Carl Keats, Rolla Moffett, Wilna Murray, Wayne Rybolt, Edna Skinner, Gershie Stoutenborough, George Wise, Forrest " I know it is a sin For me Id sit and grin. " — Duff. Page 67 ■ " in m Minn i mi! : mm mini _n m I urn iimnlnn nininiiiirninin i imiiimiimiim : .m nmrnmim nTllllimiimiiiilinilnniiil inlliiiiiim Mini " Alertness, self-restraint, resolution, judgment, un- selfishness, self-control under great provocation, and prompt decision in sudden emergency — these are some of the qualities that are developed by intelli- gent and honorable participation in college athletics. " — Francis Cummins Lockwood. Page 68 NINETEENFOl RTEEN run.. II niin.nm Tni in n Illlllllllllllll I II Illlllinillllllllllinil .1111 - 1 1 1 ■ : 1 1 ' ' II I i Zi)t tf)lettc gtesiouaticm OFFICERS President Hubert Mills Vice President Harvey Hall Secretary Carroll McDavid Treasurer L. M. Cole Poarb of Control Chairman J. N. Ashmore FACULTY MEMBERS T. W. Galloway W. J. Risley L. M. Cole STUDENT MEMBERS Clyde W. Hart C. C. Crurnbaker (Secretary jfSlanagerS Baseball Harry B. Munch Football Samuel A. Tenison Track Archie T. Dunn Basketball Hubert Mills Tennis Carroll McDavid Page 69 t ! i ' ■ i I Miimiiiii ; i im ii 1 1 ii i ia nil nun - m in i ■inn ' iiiiil niiiiilliiiililiilililiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiHi Page 70 NINETEENFOl RTEEN I]] 11111.11 mi. ,11111 ., ii I i.iilin, iiiiiiiinilllii inn i n iTiml i mi ilium urn I I inmiin i flj Page 72 NINETEENFOl BTEEN ■ i .111. .11: ii in mi mi inn nun in llllllllllll nil ll ill in nun I i iTiilnniiinninji inninn i i Vav itv pageball— 1913 Captain Ray Chynoweth Manager Harry Munch TEAM Short Stop Delaney Center Field Collins, Stables Left Field Holcomb Third Base Brown First Base : Reid Right Field.. Walraven, Myers Catcher Wasem Second Base Stables, Chynoweth Pitcher Walraven, Evans " But sauntered through the world as through a show. " — Frank Houghton. Page 73 E M1LL1POE fPI IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIII iillllulllllllllllllllHllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Illininmlm Ill mill in I inn One of the best players that ever wore a Millikin uniform, Brown was at home on third base. He handled the hot ones with the ease of a veteran, was a star at bat and had a batting average of 405 last spring. Reid Reid was used at first base where he nailed the speedy ones from all angles. Reid played an excellent game after he got his wooden cap. He will doubtless be seen in action on the Millikin field this spring. Walraven Used in the box and at right field, Walraven made good this year. His wide curves were a puzzle to many batters. He is noted for his fighting blood and will be a valuable asset to the team during the coming season. Holcomb Holcomb won his reputation as a Millikin ball player in left field. Playing in this position, he has been seen to nail some very difficult catches. Page 74 NINETEENFOURTEEN Chynoweth, Captain Captain Chynoweth, always playing a heady game, was especially handy on the bases, particularly the second bag. His hitting ability scored many runs for Millikin. Evans Evans closed his career on the Millikin mound with the same old form and cun- ning which carried the team out of so many uncomfortable positions. He was one of the best pitchers Millikin has ever produced. Wasem Wasem showed real form as a receiver, always with the big mitt behind the ball. The fielders always backed off for a high one when he was at bat. He has proved himself to be a most dependable player. Stables At second base and in center field Stables played a consistent game. He was a speedy base runner and not at all regular in missing the pellet. Page 75 I II tllTlllllliUIIMlllill NIIIIIIIIMllllllllllllllllMlllllllllllflllllllllllllllllHIIIIIIIIIllllllllM Ill I imimll ■ Delaney Jim played his position at short in real major league fash- ion. At the expense of our opponents he landed many hot grounders safe in the first sacker ' s mitt. He also handled the stick in " Cobb " fashion. Jim is another boy who will hit the ball again for Millikin, Collins " Peely " won his M playing center field. He is a sure fielder and the long high ones seldom hit the ground in his territory. He has been a hard worker and deserves credit for what he has done. SEASON ' S BASEBALL SCORES April 25— E. I. S. N. S., 5 Millikin, 7 May 2 — Bradley, 0 Millikin, 7 May 10— Wesleyan, 1 Millikin, 16 May 15— William Vashti, 3 Millikin, 4 May 21— Wesleyan, 4 Millikin, ;; May 30 — Illinois College, 0 Millikin, 5 June 9 — Illinois College, 11 Millikin. 9 " Your courtesy is ready ever. " — Senn Hoover. Page 76 Page 78 NINETEENFOI RTEEN I Illlllll I in 1 1 1 1111 1 Illlll IIHII i ■ II I HI! I 1 1 - : 1 1 1 1 - 111 ■ 1 1 i I Uarsittp GTracfe eam of 1 9 1 3 Captain Samuel A. Tenison Manager Archie T. Dunn TEAM 100 Yard Tenison. Burns 220 Yard Tenison, Burns Quarter Mile Smith, Baily Half Mile Hemple, McDavid Mile Hemple, H-essler Low Hurdles Smith, Miller High Hurdles Miller High Jump Ward, Cloud, Stables Broad Jump Stables, Dickerson Pole Vault Stables, McDavid Hammer Dickerson Discus Houghton, McDonald Shot Houghton, McDonald Relay Tenison, Smith, Dickerson, Hemple " Saw you the girl? I must possess her. " — Raleigh Gibson. Page 7.9 i.lllll: .illllilhillllllll|i:llllli:illlir . lillllliriillli ' iilllli.iillliil i|llllilii.;ililllll iiiiii ilillll iiiilin llimilllll iiim ii iih.illlllllHlllllllllirrilllllllllllllllluin ii: ; mun i: illillHIIIllilllllllilllllllllNlllllillllllllml Tenison, Captain For three years Captain Tenison lias been a member of the Millikin track team. He met his first Conference defeat by inches in the 100 yard dash at Peoria, but turned the tables in the 220 yard dash and won with a safe lead. Dickerson, Captain-elect " Dick " figured in the Conference by winning the hammer throw. Always working for the good of the team, a care- ful and consistent trainer, he will without a doubt make an excellent leader in the spring. E. W. Smith Smith was one of the grittiest and best all around runners that ever wore a Mil- likin uniform. At Peoria he showed his heels to the whole field in the low hurdles and won his first gold medal in the Con- ference meet. Floyd Miller " Punk " shows real class in the hurdles. He gave us evidence of this fact by lead- ing the field to the tape in the high hurdles at the state meet last spring. His career on the cinder path is not ended and he promises to hang up a record next spring. Page 80 NINETEENF01 RTEEN III ' MIIIIIIIMIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIII I IIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Illllll IIIIIIIM Illllll I IIIINMIIII MINIUM II1IIIIIIIIIIM11II1 Illllll I lll|[|||IIIH IIIIIIIIIM1IIIIMIIIIIHIIIIMI I lllllll 1 1 NIMH Mill I lllll 1 1 Mllllll 1 1 1 III! Illllll HUM 1 1 lllllllll I IIIIN I Eeuieto of tfje Reason The track team of 1913 won a place in Millikin athletics such as it has long deserved. By beating Illinois College in a dual meet, and then going to Peoria with only five sturdy war- riors, who bagged the state conference meet, track athletes won a prominent and a permanent berth (for their sport) on the Millikin schedule. Page 81 Has one weakness, — the girls. " — Mister Miller. i ■ ,ii iiiiiii n ihiiii ' ii T ii 1 1 1 in Mil i iiiiiiniilllliiiiiimiliiilllllllliiiiiiiiiiiiini i i in i i inniiiiiiiiiii nun i Never before in the history of Millikin has tennis come to the front more than it did last season. For the last two years Millikin has won the singles at the Con- ference meet at Peoria, and last year she made a clean sweep in both the singles and he doubles. Millikin tennis players are worthy of all the credit that can be given diem. We are all glad to see the typical collegiate game coming to the front in an institution like Millikin. Manager Harry Riggs TEAM Singles Alex Long Doubles Earl Shelly, Walter Rogers Alex Long Alex needs no introduction in tennis cir- cles. He is a " south-paw " tennis player and has a speedy serve that ' s hard to meet. He not only showed his ability by winning the Conference singles but also won the city championship of De- catu i " . Shelly and Rogers These two showed wonderful team work. They served and returned their balls in such tricky fashion that they outwitted their opponents. They displayed enough class t« lead them to victory and win the doubles for Millikin, the first time in a Conference meet. FACULTY TEAM Singles W. J. Risley Doubles F. A. Gould, J. N. Ashmore The faculty team was not as successful as the student team but nevertheless they did themselves credit. Professor Risley stayed in the game until he was defeated in the finals by Brown of Bradley. Ashmore and Gould displayed a good class of tennis Inn were unable to lead their department to victory. Page 82 Page 81, NINETEENFOl MTEEN Vavzitp Jf ootbail 1 01 3 Captain Senn Hoover Manager Samuel A. Tenison TEAM Left End MacWherter, Hemple, Houghton Left Tackle Hessler, MacWherter, Davis Left Guard Reeder, MacWherter, Reeter Center Hessler, Davis. Hines Right Guard Catlin, Gibson, Hessler, Reeter Right Tackle Barrackman. C atlin Right End Holcomb, Delaney Quarter Back Wilson, Duvall Left Half Lee, Delaney, Jones Right Half Hoover, Hemple Full Back Hemple. Delaney, Dickerson " Hates humbug and sham; loves his friends like a woman. " — Herb Hessler. Page 8.5 Hoover, Captain After a year ' s absence Hoover made his reappearance on the Millikin gridiron with his old time pep. He was unfor- tunate with a bad ankle the latter part of the season but was always full of fight and hard to down when he got away with the ball. Hessler, Captain-elect Hessler played a sturdy game at center and tackle. He was a stone wall on de- fense and a very worthy player because of his consistent training and team work. Hemple Hemple was full of fight and speed. With his sprinting ability he was a good ground gainer, especially on wide end runs. He is a man who deserves credit for his hard consistent training. Delaney One of those wiry, hard-muscled players, Jim could plough holes thru the oppon- ents ' line. His strong point was his punting ability, which made him a valu- able asset to the team. Page 86 NTNETEENFOT RTEEN Catlin A good fighter, a hard worker and a care- ful trainer, Catlin made good as a reg- ular from the very first. His specialty is steady, conscientious playing without ap- peal to the grandstand. Davis Davis was another freshman who figured in the Alillikin line-up. He played a sturdy, heady game at center and tackle. He has not played his last game for the Blue and White. Holcomb Holcomb won his position by good hard fighting. He was used at right end to the advantage of the whole team. Gibson Altho Raleigh ' s playing was not especially strong until the latter part of the season, he proved to be a valuable asset in the Thanksgiving game. He should win a regular berth next vear. Page 87 MlLLD7EI£ffi i i iiji film i ' ui miniu m; i: mi iiiiHiii ilHiin imi riiiiiiiim iimiiimiim mmTiiii nun mni TiT.i mi i m m i iiimii n Barrackman Barrackman with his weight played a creditable line position. This fact made him specially valuable on defensive work. Wil son After four years, Wilson was able to come back on the Millikin gridiron, in good fighting shape. He did credit to himself and to the team by showing his old time form and generalship. Some critics give him a place at quarterback on the all state eleven. A whirlwind in the back field, Brownie was also a star at carrying the ball. II is knowledge of football along with his speed should make him a terror on future Millikin football teams. Certain critics gave him a place on the all state team. MacWherter His experience in high school football made Mac a valuable freshman. In spite of his weight he was fast on his feet, which made him doubly useful at end and other line positions. Page 88 NINETEENFGl RTEEN llllimilHIMII Hlllllllllimill I IN i mill ' ill Inn ' ill n i _ii " II inn ■ i i i in llinii iniiiiiuii mini Reeder " Hippo " was a star all thru the season. With the strength of Samson, it took a whole team to stop him when he started thru the line with the pigskin. He was especially strong on defense and was given a place at left guard on the all state team. Reason ' s! Scores; October 11— Alton Shurtleff. 3; Millikin. 14 October 18 — Decatur Lake Forest, 35; Millikin. 0 October 25 — Decatur Normal, 0; Millikin, 43 November 1 — Aledo William and Vashti, 32; Millikin, 0 November 8 — Jacksonville Illinois College, 0; Millikin, 7 November 15 — Decatur Wesleyan, 0; Millikin, 12 November 27 — Decatur Charleston N., 6; Millikin, () Page 89 All women he damns. " — Alex Long. 1 1 1 Mil I I HIIIIIIIUIII M 11111111 IIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII lilllllllllllllNIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHII IIUIIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIII 1 1111111111111111111111 Illlll lllllllllllllllll " Theology, now, to my heart lies nearer. " — James Reed. Page 90 Page 92 Tarsittp Pafifeet Pall fteam of 1 91 3 Captain Lester Kiick Manager Hubert Mills TEAM Left Forward L. Kiick, Brown Right Forward Walraven, Acker Center Miller, Reid Left Guard Catlin Right Guard E. Kiick, Reid, Hessler, Cannon Page 93 " His eyes are twinkling, and his smile Is broad enough for tzvo. " — Les. Kiick. Brown Brown is one of the many full blood basketball players that have sprung from Centralia. He upholds the standard of his home town by his consistent playing on the Millikin floor. His strong point is promotion of team work; however, he is a clever shooter. L. Kiick, Captain Not only is " Les " an efficient captain, but he is one of the fastest forwards in the state. He plays the floor in whirlwind fashion and is an artist in shooting bas- kets from all angles. Mill " Punk " is one of the cleverest basket tossers that ever played on the Millikin floor. He has yet to meet his superior in jumping at center. We are fully con- vinced that he is the best center in the Conference. Wall Walraven also hails from the land of basket shooters. Whether playing at guard or forward, he puts up more fight and stick-to-it-iveness than any other man on the team. He is a faithful, hard- working player and is a credit to Millikin athletics. Page 94 NINETEENFOl RTEEN mill in ' II Mill III! .illlll.hllllll illlll Mill illll hlllll lllll: lllh illirillllllHI, llllll lllli illlll nil mil mi llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllTllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllNIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Reid Reid is another full blcod from Centralia. He can play any position on the team with the ease of a veteran, however, his strong point is at guard. His all around ability makes him very useful to the team. E. Kiick Elmer became a varsity man about the middle of last season. Since then he has proven to be one of the best guards that ever donned the blue and white. He has a snappy style of play that wins the ad- miration of all the rooters. Catlin During the whole season Catlin has been one of the main factors in breaking up opposing plays and in feeding the ball to his own team mates. He is a player whom we all admire for his gentlemanly, yet scrappy and all-state style of playing. Acker Altho Acker has not featured regularly in varsity games, he is a fast forward and is a freshman who will be heard from in future Millikin games. i Page 95 Page 96 . Page 98 OTNETEENFOl RTEEN inn iiminiimmiiimiiiiMiiiiiNiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiimMiiimiiiH ■■■ u iniiiirn u ' n in in i mini n in QTfje fjtlomatfjean Utterarp octetp Colors Motto Flower Crimson and White " Scientia, Virtus et Amicitia " Red Carnation (Officers First Semester Second Semester President William Henderson Roscoe Coen Vice President Rowena Hudson Sarah Dale Critic Hila Ayres Doris Irwin Recording Secretary Alta Eloise Irwin Ada Niedermeyer Corresponding Secretary Harriet Wilcox Freda Marshall Treasurer Paul Hudson John Montgomery Chaplain Roscoe Coen Paul Hudson Prosecuting Attorney Lorin King Wilbur Ellison t Lauren Shaw Eda Tenison Marshals Elizabeth Galloway Ray Irvin Hila Ayres Rowena Hudson Sumner Pallardy Mvrtle Barnes Alta Irwin Harry Peterson Alma Bassler Bliss Irwin James Reed Roscoe Coen Doris Irwin Bertha Rogers Sarah Dale Ray Trvin Julia Richmond Sophia Drobisch Lorin King Judson Shurtz Wilbur Ellison Doris Lewman Lauren Shaw Elizabeth Galloway Ruth Lewman Leta Smith Edna Gelsthorp Jean Monroe Arthur Starkey Walter Garman Harlan Mills Clarence Smith Clarence Hammet Freda Marshall Leland Smith William Henderson Verne McDougle Eda Tenison Kenneth High John Montgomery Gayle Threlkeld Leo Holberg Urban McDonald Alex Van Praag Clarence Hansen Ada Niedermeyer Harriet Wilcox Paul Hudson Litta Law Opal Riddle Fay Fisher Leonard Duff Ivra Shaw Samuel Tenison Edna Meeker Gladys Williams Charles Lee Martha Mcintosh ' A holy trust. " — Roscoe Coen. Page ' .) ' .) XPE MILLII7EK J l iHHIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIlllllllllllllllllllllllll IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIN I IIIIIIIHilllllllllfllllllllHi;;!!: ' " I IIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIMIIIII1IIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIII1IIIIIII Co GDfje 0rlant)tan Utterarp i octetp Flower Yellow Chrysanthemum Colors Yellow and White President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Critic Prosecuting Attorney Marshals (Officers First Semester Second Semester Paul Swanson Leo Gray bill Ann Milligan ' . Elinor Mills Neva Welsh Lucile Busbey Nellis Parkinson Clarence C. Cloud Verle Freyburger Ann Milligan Clyde Hart Herbert Hessler Edna Orr Ruth Swanson Charles Gearish Franklin Shilling Robert Craycroft Charles Gearish Leo Graybill Frank Houghton Clyde Hart Mary Esther Kassebaum Carroll McDavid Florence North Edna Orr Norma Rodgers Ruth Swanson Paul Swanson jUlemberS Neva Welsh Ann Milligan Raymond Drobisch Herbert Hessler Margaret Hessler Nellis Parkinson Eva Corzine George Walraven May Norton Joy Cowen Nina Conel Paul Aird Ralph Houghton Elinor Mills Lucile Busbey Harvey Hall Earl Young Wayne Hight Hubert Mills Alice Hicks Alex Long- Mary Pinnell Til be merry, I ' ll be free, I ' ll be sad for nobody: " — Clara Randolph. Page 101 i tntf) Annual inter octetp Content (Won by Orlandian.) PC " PROGRAM Madrigale A. Simonetti Carl R. Russell Miss Ethel M. Primm at the Piano IO0 Reading The Last Assignment Peter B. Kyne Alta Eloise Irwin (Philomathean) A Fragment of Lives - Gilbert Parker Alex Long (Orlandian) 0C30 Story In the Master ' s Footsteps Charlotte Kerney (Orlandian) Greater Love Rowena Bell Hudson (Philomathean) ooo Oration The Ideal of Patriotism — Joan of Arc Clarence R. Hansen (Philomathean ) Commercial and Industrial Assurance of Peace Charles A. Gearish (Orlandian) 0O0 Debate Resolved, That the United States government should uphold its present policy of exemption of our coastwist trade from the payment of Panama Canal tolls. Affirmative (Philomathean) Negative (Orlandian) Wilber W. Ellison Nellis P. Parkinson Roscoe Coen Clyde Hart Lorin H. King, alternate Clyde Hart " To charm, to strengthen, and to teach " — Mrs. Isabella T. Machan. Page 102 N1NETEENF01 RTEEN iiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiifiii " i n i i " i [ 1 1 1 1 1 r i l 1 1 1 TTTT i llllJ■■■llJll■llLl llll■ ll ll lllltllllllllllllh llllllM3lllbMllll Jtr tiiiiiiiiiiiii(fiiiiiiiifiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiJiiiiiiJiitiiiiltiiiiJjltiii.iilJliMii)tl.llllllilli rrr nm i a a m 1 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 j 1 1 1 1 l GTfje Hiterarp Heague 1st Semester President Leo Graybill Vice President William Henderson Secretary Margaret Hessler Treasurer Ada Niedermeyer 2nd Semester President William Henderson Vice President Margaret Hessler Secretary Jean Monroe Jfacultp a tnsior H. G. Seldomridge €xecuttbe JSoarb The Officers, and Ralph Houghton and Bliss Irwin " A saint without , but a mischief within. " — -Elizabeth Galloway. Page 103 Page 104 N1NETEENF01 RTEEN llllltllllllllllllllllllllNllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllHtllllllllllllllNlllllllllllllllllllllllllNIIIIIIIM Mil IINIHii mill 1 1 1 1 llfll 1 1 1 1 1 1 k Delpf)tc Utterarp octetp 0Uicet6 First Semester Second Semester President Deral Bartlett Deral Bartlett Vice President Maybelle Bass Irma Howell I Ben Peterson Secretaries ( Helen Beall Lelah Havenar Treasurer Carl Jones ....Ray Bass Prosecuting Attorney Donald Hudson Forest Wise Ray Bass j Milton Kile Marshals ( Edith Rawlings ( Frances Hicks Jtlembers Baldridge, Lois Bass, Maybell Bass, Ray S. Bartlett, Deral Beall, Helen Corrie, Wendel B. Chittum, Mae Harrison, Benjamin Havenar, Lelah Hicks, Frances Hudson, Donald Howell, Irma Jones, Carl Kile, Milton Moffett, Wilna Peterson, Benjamin H. Rawlings, Edith Wise, Forest Wilkinson, Scot Wilkinson, Porter Page 106 There are brighter dreams than those of fame. Which are the dreams of love 3 — Harriet Parr. fje 2Becaturtan Poarb Editor-in-Chief Clyde Hart Business Manager Nellis P. Parkinson Literary Editor Mattie Horn Associate Editor -Leo C. Graybill Assistant Business Manager George Walraven Society Editor Elizabeth Galloway f Paul Cannon Athletic Editors (.Judson Shurtz Alumni Verl Freyburger College News , W. W. Ellison ' Slie is as good as she is learned. " — Mattie Horn. Page 106 President Fay Fisher Secretary Margaret He ssler Treasurer Eda Tenison Eula Mason Blossom Redmon Mattie Horn Alta Irwin Bessie Jacobsen Margaret Hessler Alice Irene Hicks Harriet Aurelia Wilcox Edna Orr Davida McCaslin Mary Kassebaum Margaret Honeywell Gertrude Craig Charline Wood Mrs. Machan Ruth Swan son Fay Fisher Neva Welsh Verl Freyburger ' Where she is present, all othen ire more than they are wont. " — Miss McCaslin. Page 107 Page 108 Miriam Rosenstein Prasidentin Sarah Dale Erste Vize-Prasidentin Mattie Horn-- - ) „ .. . [ Zweite Vize-L rasiclentmnen Agnes Childs Margery Prestlev ) c , • r.r-., „, , - , ' bchriitiuhrennnen Blanche Bales ) Leo Gravbill ) 0 . , . ' „ . . , - bcnatzmeisteren Sophia M. JJrcbisch iHitglteber Richard Blake Mattie Horn Freda Marshall Kenneth Caldwell Donald Johnson Hortense Morrow Bertha Entrekin Howard Moore Julia Richmond Edna Gelsthorpe Ada Niedermeyer Harriet Wilcox Raleigh Gibson Franklin Shilling Gladys Williams Ralph Houghton Harry Shaw Ruby Zimmerman Donald Hudson Ruth Swanson Eula Mason Wilbur Kriege Bertha Wakefield Blanche Bales Charles Lee Helen Wilkinson Charles Bishop John Magill Lisle Brown Ruth Montgomery Hugh McDonald Arley Cash Ruth Morrison Hilda Opie Agnes Childs Frances Orr Henrietta Page Elsie Collier Blossom Redmon Mary Pinnell Paul Hawver Mary Rumsey Stella Randolph Paul Hudson Neva Welsh Raymond Reeder Carl Russel Sophia M. Drobisch Vernon Richardson Anne Stowell Christopher Adolph Klein Harry Robb Frank Davis Margaret McNabb Otto Roth John Montgomery Miriam Rosenstein Helen Smith Alma Bassler Eleanor Boyd Margaret Snyder Lucile Bickle Sarah Dale Martha Tucker Lucile Busbey Margery Prestley Albert Ford Wendell Corrie Lelah Havenar Kile MacWherter Elizabeth Galloway Edith Rawlings George Jacobsen Hazel Grady Frances Hicks Maybell Bass Leo Graybill Benjamin Harrison Helen Beall William Henderson Fay Fisher Adelaide Gilman Laura Belle Howenstine Edith Dick " Das was bedciikc mchr, bcdcnkc wie. " — -Miriam Rosenstein. Puue 109 Alliance Jfrancatsie fondee en 1902 CERCLE DE L ' UNIVERSITE JAMES MI LEI KIN recti dans la Federation en 191 3 Devise: C ' est en forgeant que Ton devient forgeron Cortsfetl b ' bmtntsitration sous la direction de M. Philip Douglass Presidente Ruth Lewman Vice-Presidente Louise Bradford Secretaire Martha Mcintosh Tresoriere Margery Prestley Presidente Honoraire Mme. E. A. Denz Officier d ' honneur perpetual Mile. Faith H. Dodge Comtte be patronage M. le President Fellows, Mme. G. E, Fellows, M. le Professeur Kellogg, Mme. R. J. Kellogg, Mile. Adele Blackstone, M. Jean Chodat, M. et Mme. Louis Chodat, M. et Mme. E. A. Denz, M. et Mme. J. C. Fisher, Mile. Gussie Gorin, Mile. Lillian Crea, . et Mme. O. B. Gorin, M. et Mme. Adolph Mueller, M. et Mme. Theron Powers, Mines. G. Haworth, M. P. Hostetler, M. et Mme. Edward Shelah, M. et Mme. G. E. Chamberlain. JWembreS Louise Bradford, Nina Conel, Edith Davis, Blanche Davis, Margery Grandy, Marie Hays, Ara Large, Ruth Lewman, Urban McDonald, Martha Mcintosh, Elizabeth McDougle, Frances M. Orr, Mary Price, Neva Pyatt, Margery Prestley, Margaret Snyder, Ivra Shaw, Gayle Threlkeld. " ' ( ' (• beau crier: ' 0 temps! 0 moeurs! ' " — M. Douglas. Page 110 (BtUttrd President Arthur L. Starkey Vice President Charles Gearish Secretary George Walraven Treasurer Roscoe Coen Social Committee Nellis Parkinson Meetings Committee Clyde Hart Religious Work Committee Sam Tenison Membership Committee Hubert Mills Finance Committee Harvey Hall " His whole upward soul in his countenance glistening. " — Ralph Houghton. Page 111 (Officers! President -...Ruth Swanson Vice President Rowena Hudson Secretary Alice Hicks Treasurer Verl Frey burger Chairman Membership Committee Rowena Hudson Chairman Religious Meetings Committee Anna Milligan Chairman Social Committee Edna Orr Chairman Missionary Committee. - Bertha Wakefield Chairman Social Service Committee Florence North Chairman Finance Committee Neva Welsh Chairman Association News Committee ....Lelah Bell Davis Chairman Housekeeping Committee Mary Pinnell Chairman Poster Committee Ivra Shaw Chairman Conference Committee Alice Hicks Faculty Advisor Miss Edna L. Skinner 7 have a heart with room for every joy. " — Rowena Hudson. Page 112 NINETEENF01 BTEEN milllMmillNIIINIIIMIIIimmilllllllMllillNIIINIIIINIIIIIIM iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiii IPoung Women ' s; Christian £Soriatton The year ' s work for the Association began in the summer when a word of welcome was sent to all prospective women students. When the college year opened, girls wearing white badges with Y. W. C. A. in blue letters, met trains and took the new girls to their rooms. Flowers with a card of greeting from the Association were placed in the rooms which were to be occupied by new students. On registration day an informal tea was served in the Association rooms. A week or two later an aggres- sive membership campaign brot one hundred and thirty-five members. The week of prayer was observed in November. In addition to daily prayer meetings of an informal character, a Vesper service was held on Sunday, and several additional meetings thru the week. At one of the most interesting of these the Chinese scene from the Asso- ciation pageant, The Ministering of the Gift, was presented. Among the social events of the year have been the formal reception to faculty and students at the opening of the year, a fudge party to which the wives of faculty members were invited, the annual Hallowe ' en party, and an informal affair during Thanksgiving vacation for the girls who were unable to go home. At one of the meetings the financial workings of the Association were presented and an opportunity given for systematic contributions. Over one hundred dollars was pledged. Ju t before Christmas a twelve page calendar with views of the University on each page was issued. In conventions held during the year Millikin has been well represented, with seven delegates at the Central Field Convention in Chicago, and five at the Student Volunteer Convention in Kansas City. Looking back over the year, it seems to us that the Association has made much progress. Yet it is but a beginning. It remains for others to take up the work where we leave it and carry it on to a greater success. Page 113 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimmiiiiiiiiiimiim iiiii.iiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiuiiiiii i " ii milium i mi m i m i « i m H tufcent Volunteer jfllobement for Jf oretgn jffltsisitonS Leader Alta Eloise Irwin Secretary and Treasurer Loren H. King Volunteers! Ruth Swanson Alice Hicks Everett Gastineau Lura Henshie Alta Irwin Loren King- Blossom Redmon Rowena Hudson James Reed Roscoe Coen Motto: " The Evangelization of the World in Generation. " this " Friend of many; Foe of none. " — Laura Belle Howenstine. Page Ilk NINETEENFOI RTEEN HiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiimiiiiiiNM i i in 1 ii j i in niii iiiiiiiniiinT i %%t Camp Jf ire trls Members Gladys Williams Irene Field Lena Corzine Mary Pinnell Edith Davis Nellie Taylor Helen Wilkinson May Norton Julia Richmond Myrtle Daniel Camp Name Glori Wah A lloniah Yolan Wahnita Neechee Ilo Al Ner Wawnau Be Chee lie Api " Permit me to talk about myself. " — Andrew J. Dallstream. Payc 115 Page 116 Officers President Frank Davis Vice President Paul Hawver Secretary E. Judson Shurtz Treasurer Leo C. Graybill Librarian Oscar Beasley Business Manager C. C. Crumbaker Director Daniel Bonus Accompanist George Lillich Ray Irvin Edwin Davis First Tenors Arthur L. Starkey Casper Smith Guy Dickerson Kenneth High Second Tenors s « g • Ralph H. Houghton Lauren L. Shaw Paul Hawver Charles A. Gearish Emerson Cash Springer Clarence Crumbaker Leo Graybill Joseph Ward Baritone E. Judson Shurtz Otis L. Bassler Floyd Miller Benjamin L. Harrison Charles C. Bishop W. Curtis Busher Frank W. Davis Bass Oscar Beesley Glen D. Fesskr Hubert Mills Oliver Kriege W. Kile MacWherter Musically thin. " — Oliver Kriege. Page 117 jiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniTiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiMiiiii iiiiMiiiiiiiii iiiHiiTiTiiiiiiii i iiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiii i iii " miiiu minimi iiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiihiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinii i iimiiiiuniiii minium inn mum mi Officers; President Norma Rogers Business Manager Neva Welsh Assistant Business Manager Dona Shipp Treasurer Lena Corzine Secretary - Gayle Threlkeld Librarian Veronica McCormick Eula Corrington Verle Freyburger Dona Shipp First Soprano Norma Rogers Gail Frede Lillian Clark Veronica McCormick Laura Weilepp June McClanahan Anna Marie Phillips Sarah Dale Ollie White Second Soprano Neva Welsh Doris Lewman Arlie Cash Camille Hawkyard Melba liooth First Alto Freda Marshall Irene Field Harriet Cade Ethel Colby Bernice Brewer Ruth Lewman Inez Stansbury Lena Corzine Gayle Threlkeld Second Alto Mae Norton Lelah Bell Davis Myrtle McDaniels Leta Seeforth Page 119 ' That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. " — " Home, Sweet Home " sung in Chapel. g tubent Council ©fftcers President Arthur Starkey Vice President Ruth Swanson Secretary Wilber Ellison Treasurer Paul Swanson President Senior Class , Sam Tenison President Junior Class Nellis Parkinson President Sophomore Class .- Wilber Ellison President Freshman Class Everett Penhallegon President Fourth Year Academy Class Carl Jones President Y. M. C. A Arthur Starkey President Y. W. C. A Ruth Swanson President Philomathean Literary Society William Henderson President Orlandian Literary Society -..Paul Swanson President Athletic Association Hubert Mills President Dramatic Art Club Alex Long President Adelphic Literary Society Deral Bartlett Editor-in-Chief of Decaturian Clyde Hart " The last ive heard of the Student Council was when it elected officers and mi lined its campaign for the year. " Page ISO fETEDSFOl RTEEN niiimiliiu miiiiii iniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiM The Millikin Club has had a good year. To those who are not familiar with what the name " Millikin Club " means, we explain that it is composed of alumni and former students of Millikin who have been regularly enrolled in the College proper and have had at least one year ' s work in the College. Residents of Macon Count} ' are eligible for membership. It now has about seventy active members. It is the purpose of the Club to keep in touch with the University and to keep its own members in touch with each other. The meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at the Y. VV. C. A., with the exception of July and August, at which time no meetings are held. The business meeting is preceded by a luncheon on the cafeteria plan. At each meetiug a report is made of the University matters and things that have transpired during the month past, also a calendar of events is given for the next month. On November 3rd President and Mrs. G. E. Fellows were the guests of the Club. On Dec. 1st the members of the Millikin Club were the guests of President and Mrs. G. E. Fellows at their home at 520 West William Street. This was a delightful affair and enjoyed by all of us. We expect to have some one of the Board of Managers with us at our meetings before the summer vacation and also one or more members of the faculty. The Club gives a gold medal each year to the winner of the oratorical contest of the University. Last year the prize was won by Miss Fay Fisher. We believe that we are doing some efficient work locally and that through the organization we are more actively interested in the University and render more loyal support to it. —II. W. McDavid. GTfje JHillifetn Club am not young, yet I admire tier loo! " — Professor Philip E. ( Cutie) Douglas. Page 121 Page 122 ENGINEER ' S CLUB JffltUtfetn Cngtneer ' g Club Jf trsit Semester (Officers President Macknet Van Deventer Vice President Otto Roth Secretary Oscar V. Beesley Treasurer Kenneth R. Caldwell Marshal Vernon Dick Jtlembera; Oscar Beesley Arthur Steele Alex Van Praag John Beltz Macknet Van Deventer Tyrol Wilson Kenneth Caldwell Leo Reid Earl Barnes Glenn Coley Earl Jimison R. Mild Lamb Henry Hemple Harry J. Horn Milford Davis Almond Hinds Leland H. Smith Vernon Dick Otto Roth Sumner Pallardy Leo Holberg Harold Humphrey Marold McNabb Page 123 ' He speaks, but lie says nothing. " — Renel Osborne. niimiMiiiiiimiimi i Milium iimiiiiiimiiiiii miiiiMiiiiiiimiiiiimmmiiiiimiiimiimiHiiiiimiiiiNim iiimiiniihiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiii ftfje Icbel Club B. B. Burling Daniel Bonus fttje Upper lUtoel E. V. Chapman Robert J. Kellogg ®fje Common Ucbcl Lorin H. King Master of the Level Samuel A. Tenison Harry M. Peterson James D. Reed Keeper of the Keys and Quills Emerson C. Springer Hiram W. Stokes ' Do you expect to talk and not to be answered? " — Dr. Kellogg. Page 1H4 1 si c s Pa c 126 NINETEENFOI RTEEN lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllMIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIllllllllllllltlllllMllllllllllflllllllllllllllllllllllllllll HI II I II 1 1 IINIIIiillllHI IN Illllllllllllltlllllllll MINI IIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIUHIIIII1IHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII. Happa 20elta Cfjt Colors Orange and Blue Established April 23, 1904 Flower Pink Carnation Faculty Advisor Professor William Hekking patrons anb Patronesses Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Walker Dr. and Airs. J. C. Fisher Air. and Airs. Luther Martin Air. and Airs. C. J. VanDeventer Air. William Duerr 1915 W. Senn Hoover Carroll Ale David Frank Houghton Nellis P. Parkinson Robert C. Craycroft Guy L. Dickerson Homer Bricker Herbert Hessler 1916 Guy Collins George D. Walraven LeLos Brown Wallace Holcomb Leo W. Reid Lester D. Kiick Elmer Kiick Raymond Drobisch 1917 Robert B. Maxwell Lisle Brown Raymond Reeder F loyd Lee Arthur Acker Joseph Catlin Robert Riggs Sumner Pallardy Harold McNabb Fred Kuny " Whose practiced Itand knezv well to fashion many a work of art. " — Robert Riggs. Page 127 NFOl MTEEN tgma lpf)a €psiilon Founded at the University of Alabama, March 0, 1856. Colors Flower Purple and Gold Violet Chapters — 73 Alumni Associations — 45 SUfturf Belta Faculty Advisor Prof. Howard Seldomridge PATRONS Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Powers Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Mueller Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Haines Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Osgood Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Van Deventer FRATRES IN FACULTATE J. N. Ashmore Dr. T. W. Galloway FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Seniors Arthur L. Starkey J. Harvey Hall Hubert Mills Emerson Springer F. Ewing Wilson Juniors H. W. Stokes .Andrew J. Dallstream Carl W. Pritchett Sophomores E. Judson Shurtz Paul Swanson Raleigh Lichtenberger Clifford Stokes Clarence B. Jones Kenneth W. High Carl R. Russell T. Casper Smith Freshmen Floyd Miller Wilbur Duvall George Jacobsen Milford Davis Milan Barrackman Raleigh Gibson Harry Robb E. Wayne Hight Everett Penhallegon Pledges James Delaney Wayne Murray Harry J. Horn Milton Kile Raymond Lippe " A new dance is afoot — we ' ll trip it with tlie best. " — Bunch Dances. Page 120 MMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Illllll llll HIIIIIIIII II 1 ill I Mil l I . j nTTTj I ill H NJ I ijj 1 1 1 Nllllllllllllllllllllllll NIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIII I llllllllll IIIIIINIIIIHil l llHIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIH Chapters of H tgma lpfja €pgtlon University of Maine Boston University Massachusetts Institute of Technology Harvard University Worcester Polytechnic Institute Dartmouth College Cornell University Columbia University St. Stephen ' s College Syracuse University Allegheny College Dickinson College Pennsylvania State College Bucknell University Gettysburg College University of Pennsylvania University of Pittsburgh George Washington University University of Virginia Washington and Lee University University of North Carolina Davidson College University of Michigan Adrian College Mt. Union College Ohio Wesleyan University University of Cincinnati Ohio State University Case School of Applied Science Franklin College Purdue University University of Indiana Northwestern University University of Illinois University of Chicago Millikin University University of Minnesota University of Wisconsin University of Georgia Mercer University Emory College Georgia School of Technology Southern University University of Alabama Alabama Polytechnic Institute " For who knows most, him loss of time most grieves. " — Barrackman. Page ISO NlNETEENFOl TEEN iiiHiiimiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimm ■ m 1 ' 1 1 ' Chapters of is tgma lpfja Cpsitlon Tulane University University of Texas University of Oklahoma Central University Bethel College Kentucky State University Southwestern Presbyterian University Cumberland University Vanderbilt University University of Tennessee University of the South Union University Leland Stanford, Jr., University University of California University of Missouri University of Washington Washington University University of Nebraska University of Arkansas University of Kansas Kansas State College University of Iowa Iowa State College University of South Dakota University of Colorado University of Denver Colorado School of Mines Louisiana State University " Perhaps I am no student, but I make a hit with tJte girls. " — Delaney. Page 131 Page 132 NINETEENFOl RTEEN in linn i in iiiiiiiiiiii i i ■ ' 1 1 1 i mini iiiiiiiiii iniiiiiii! nun iiiiiiii. " iiiimiiiiniiiiiiim in inn i nil:: i n i i iiiniiiii GTau appa €pstlon Founded at Illinois Wesleyan University 1899. Beta Chapter Established April 17, 1909 Active Chapters, 4. Alumni Chapters, 3. Faculty Advisor President George E. Fellows Patrons Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Jenney Edward P. Imboden Edgar Allen Brothers in the City Roscoe Redmon J. Ben Wand Robert Miller Nineteen Hundred Fourteen Jesse L. Conel Maurice Sly Samuel A. Tenison Clarence C. Crumbaker Fred F. Joel Charles Gearish Clyde W. Hart Alex Long Ned Grundy Nineteen Hundred Fifteen Joseph Ward Paul Hawver Paul Cannon George O. Lillich Urban McDonald Roscoe Coen W. Curtis Busher Curtis Douglas Jo hn Montgomery Nineteen Hundred Sixteen Leo Baily Charles Bishop Wilber Ellison Frank Davis Henry Hemple Ray Irwin Howard Moore Oliver Kriege Lowell Gill Nineteen Hundred Seventeen Wilbur Kriege Paul Aird Clarence Hansen Charles Lee Paul 1 1 udson " Whose enthusiasm is like a motor zvithoui gasoline. " — Urban McDonald. Page 133 Founded April 3, 1914. Honorary Fraternity for Debaters and Orators Andrew J. Dallstream Lorin King Active Chapter Roll Clyde Hart Roscoe Coen Nellis Parkinson E. Juds;n Shurtz Wilber Ellison Alumni Eligibles John L3 ' ons Frank Sheffler Edgar Smith Orris Bennet Corwine Roach Edgar Allen Alonzo Reynolds Horace Mc David Elmer Spence Samuel Tucker D. A. Montgomery E. D. Ross Roger Young- James Lively E. Starr Cole Russell McDavid William Holmes Chester Hyde Arthur Van Cleve Everett Dickey H. Guy Porter airy Peterson U. R. Bell Carleton Mattes Leo Brown Ben Wand " Man is the greatest wort; of nature, zvhen 1 survey these mighty moun- tains, I knozv that they zvill perish; these trees shali be felted, these rushing livers zvill dry up, l ul I shall never. " Page 13 h Graduate High Honor Society JWemfaersi Jessie L. Ferguson, ' 07 Irene Handlin, ' 07 Jessie F. Lichtenberger, ' 07 Bonnie Blackburn, ' 08 Lucile M. Bragg, ' 09 Alice N. Dempsey, ' 09 H. Gary Hudson. ' 09 Benjamin G. Lehenbauer, ' 09 Ruth A. Stevens, ' 09 Flora Ross, ' 10 Viola M. Bell, ' 11 Mary E. Carroll, ' 11 Alice P. Henderson, ' 11 Ellis 11. Hudson, Ml Edgar H. Allen, ' 12 Lois A. Browne, ' 12 Jesse L. Cone], 12 Lottie B. Cook, ' 12 Corrine P. Holcomb, ' 12 Anna C. New, ' 12 Rhoda Feme Parr, ' 12 Esther Lou Bergen, ' 13 I. aura O. Kriege, ' 13 Effie Morgan, ' 13 Mary Prestley, ' 13 Maude Yarnell, ' 13 Silver pledge keys were this year given to Fay Fisher, William Henderson, Loren H. King and Anna S. Milligan, who have high honor averages for their first three years ' work. Upon graduation, if they still maintain their high standing, they will be awarded the gold key, the emblem of the society. " You study ui order that you may become c. student, just as you exercise, not for recreation alone, hut that you may become an athlete. In making yourself a student, you are making yourself fit for the fierce intellectual ENCOUNTERS OF MIDDLE LIFE. " Page 135 Page 136 N1NETEENF0I RTEEN mi u i mil 1 1 in mi i ii mi H i hum i mm iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiii [liniiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiilliiiiimiiiiiiiiiHiiiiin nii n i ■ immmmmmmiimm Founded 1867. Colors Wine and Blue Illinois Eta Established March 29, 1912. Flower Wine Carnation Faculty Advisor Miss Edna Skinner Patronesses Mrs. Charles Powers Miss Xita Clark Mrs. C. A. Gille Miss Maria Buckingham Mrs. Elizabeth Wells Mrs. Robert Mueller Honorary Patronesses Mrs. J. C. Hessler Mrs. W. W. Smith Mrs. T. W. Galloway Miss Grace Patten Conant Sisters in Faculty Miss Jessie Patterson Miss Caroline Lutz Active Chapter Seniors Margaret Hessler Eula Mason Ruth Nicholson Lelah Belle Davis Junior Mattie Horn Sophomores Eleanor Boyd Agnes Childs Gertrude Craig Laura Belle Howenstine I I ortense Morrow Freshmen Helen Kohler Gail Frede Charlotte Kerney Margaret Honeywell Helen Kenney Vida Stout Henrietta Page Virginia Voris Maeclaire Wright Isabelle Carriel Florence Curtius ' A very merry, dancing, laughing and unthinking maid. " — Helen Kohler. Page 137 Pag:: 138 NINETEENFOl BTEEN nun n il inn i limni I mn J 1 1 1 1 1 1 n iiii mi in nmuM_ mil nil in in 1 i nmnminminniinTimiii n im m Mtlta Bclta 2Belta Delta Epsilon Chapter Established May 25, 1912 Patronesses Miss Grace Patten Conant Mrs. C. E. Dawson Mrs. S. E. McClelland Mrs. James R. Holt Mrs. Merville Wood Mrs. C. J. Van Deventer Sister in Faculty Davida McCaslin Ruth Svvanson Ruth Morrison Nineteen Hundred Fourteen Neva Welsh Bessie Jacobsen Nineteen Hundred Fifteen Ruth McMennamy Jean Monroe Ara Large Nineteen Hundred Sixteen Florence North Helen Webber Mary Kassebaum Bessie Fruit Eda Tenison Marjorie Grandy Marguerite Rooke Nineteen Hundred Seventeen Marian Marshal Anna Wiley Mary Nichols Mabel Munch Blanche Bales Isabel Dawson 1 1 arriet Cade The sweetest hours that e ' er I spend Arc spent among the lasses, 0. " — Judy Shurtz. Page 139 Page 1J,0 NINETEENF01 RTEEN nullum iiiiii i I iiiiinliiinn linn i mniiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii in n iiiniii i iiiiiiiiiiiiii n i i i iiiiiiiiiiiililllllilllllllllllllllllllllllllimillllllllimiiilllll in in i glpfja € ) ( rnega Upsilon Chapter Established May 0, 1913. Colors Flower Scarlet and Olive Green Red Carnation and Smilax Faculty Advisor Dr. T. W. Galloway Patrons and Patronesses Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Robinson Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Mueller Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Irving Air. and Mrs. Clyde R. Lyon Miss Ada E. Lindsay Sisters in the Faculty Elizabeth W. Putnam Anna McNabb Nineteen Hundred Fourteen Blossom Redmon Margaret McNabb Alice Irene Hicks Fay Fisher Nineteen Hundred Fifteen Hazel Grady Rowena Hudson Ruth Smith Mary Pinnell Nineteen Hundred Sixteen Hilda K. Smith Marie Hays Clara Randolph Lelia Haggett Nineteen Hundred Seventeen Laura Weilepp Mable flays Martha Redmon Margaret Snyder Martha Tucker Hazel James Conservatory of Music Anna McNabb Virginia Foster Estelle DuHadway Edna Harper Hazel James Laura Weilepp Margaret Snyder Clara Randolph Special Mildred Gushing Bess Armstrong " These griefs, these woes, these sorrozvs make me old. " — Martha Redmon. Page 1J,1 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiii i m mi iiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiimiiiiiijiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim gUpfta Cfjt mega (Founded at De Pauw University, Oet. 15, 1885) Alpha De Pauw University P eta Albion College Gamma Northwestern University Delta Allegheny College Epsilon University of Southern California Zeta New England Conservatory of Music Theta University of Michigan Iota .University of Illinois Kappa University of Wisconsin Lambda .Syracuse University Mu Simpson College Nu University of Colorado Xi University of Nebraska Omicron Baker University Pi University of California Rho University of Washington Sigma University of Iowa Tau Brenau College Upsilon James Millikin University Alpha Alpha Evanston, Illinois Beta Beta Indianapolis, Indiana Gamma Gamma - - New York Delta Delta Los Angeles, California Epsilon Epsilon Detroit, Michigan Eta Eta Madison, Wisconsin Zeta Zeta .Boston, Massachusetts Theta Theta Berkeley, California Iota Iota Seattle, Washington ' By Heaven, but this maid is fair! I never have seen the like of her. " — Hilda Smith. Page 1J,S NTNETEENFOI BTEEN in n in m .in ' nun nn iiii! in i i i i ' in mi i i mi i ihiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiniiiiilliilliilllliiiiiniiiiinillllllliilllllliiiliniiiii i 7 am resolved to grow fat and look y ung ill forty Page H3 ' — Laura Weillep. Page 1U NINETEENF01 RTEEN minimi i mum n n iiilllliimilillMiliilliiiiimimiiilill j i in lllliiiiiiiimiini i nniiii m 11 i u i i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iihiii Heta au lpf)a Tau Chapter Established October 26. 1912 Faculty Advisor Dr. W. W. Smith •Patrons ana patronesses Mr. and Mrs. Aha M. Johnson Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Fisher Prof, and Mrs. W. J. Risley Mr. and Mrs. Chas. McCully Mrs. Delia P. Gushard Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Howard Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Horrall Hazel Yondorf Dona Shipp Sisters in the City Helen Ketch Mrs. Edythe F. Zeigler Sister in the Faculty Ruth Lavery Nineteen Hundred Fourteen Edna Orr Opal Riddle Margaret Russell Verl Freyburger Nineteen Hundred Fifteen Martha Mcintosh Ivra Shaw Nina Conel Nineteen Hundred Sixteen Louise Bradford Joy Cowen Mary Gillespie Nineteen Hundred Seventeen Ester Stamets Myrtle Bergeson Bessie Fuller Vivian Bell Marie Miller Lucile Snell Carolyn Klint Irma McGoldrick Arminda Jones Eloise Ayers ' A girl practical, imperative, with mind compact ami clear, ami self-possessed. " — Louise Bradford. Page Ho Page 146 Illll I I I I I I IIIIIIH1IIIIII ■ Illlillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll ill: HI | I III! I IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII I Senior Sorority Colors Navy Blue and White Faculty Advisor Miss Grace Patten Conant jftlemberS Hila Avers Lelah Bell Davis Fay Fisher Verl Freyburger Sophia Drobisch Margaret Hessler Alice Hicks Bessie Jacobsen Eula Mason Margaret McNabb Ann Milligan Bessie Bishop Alta Irwin Ruth Montgomery Clara Lefever Edna Orr Ruth Nicholson Clara I ' asold Blossom Redmon Opal Riddle Miriam Rosenstein Dona Shipp Ruth Swan son Gayle Threlkeld Neva Welsh Harriet Wilcox Sarah Dale 1 1 arriet Shade " Married verily 7 his year s iall be! " — Bessie Jacobsen. P,jge 1.1,7 Page 11,8 Page U9 Page 150 NINETEENFOI RTEEN iiHiiiiiiiiiiiMiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiimii iiiiiiiiiiinii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii raMM HiririLjiiiiinilllDMilliUllliiiF iiiiiib rriiMiiiiiirMiiiMliliiilliiiifFlii rl Miiiiiiidiiiir iiFFiiijjiiiiii; j Page 151 iiiiiihii i iiiniiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiM t )t Snauguratton of resiibent Jf ellotos With the inducticn of George Emery Fellows, Ph. D., L. H. D., L. L. D.. into the office of president, Tuesday, December 9, the Decatur College of the James Millikin University entered upon the second great era of its history. The academic procession formed in the conservatory building and at 10 o ' clock the long line of seniors, alumni, faculty, representatives, speakers, and guests marched between the lines of students gathered on each side of the driveway to the main building and into the auditorium. The seniors robed in cap and gown, led the procession from the conservatory. They were followed in order by the alumni, the faculty, the representa- tives and guests fr m other colleges and universities, and, finally, the speakers, members of the Board of Managers, trustees, and President Fellows. Just in front of the liberal arts building, the double line forming the procession divided and flanked the path on either side, while President Fellows passed thru. He was followed by the speakers, the guests and representatives, the faculty, alumni, and seniors, so that the whole line entered chapel in inverse order. This academic pageant was, perhaps, the most impressive ever witnessed in Decatur. As the procession entered the auditorium, the glee club sang as a processional. " How Firm a Foundation. " Dr. John F. Mills, pastor of the First Baptist church, pronounced the invocation. Rev. T. N. Ewing, of the Grace M. E. church, read the scripture. The string quartet, composed of Daniel Bonus, Mr. McGath, Mr. Childs, and Mr. Russel, played, under the direction of Mr. Bonus. Dr. William H. Penhallegon, syndic of the university and chairman of the board of trustees, extended the welcome and announced the speakers, introducing as the first President Edmund J. James of the University of Illinois. President James ' address was a scholarly masterpiece, treating in an interesting way some of the vital, modern problems in education. Pie emphasized the place that Millikin should take as a secondary school and pointed out some of her opportunities. His congratulations of President Fellows were very hearty and were expressed in the following excellent manner. " Trustees of Millikin University, citizens of Decatur, members of the faculty and students and alumni of Millikin, I congratulate you on the selection which the trustees have made of a leader in the life work of this institution in the years that are to come. " I became acquainted with [ ' resident Fellows nearly twenty-five years ago and have followed his career ever since with the liveliest interest. He has had the best advantages which the best schools of Europe and America afford in preparing himself for the great work which he has done. We were associated together in the University of Chicago for some years, and from that place he went to the presidency of the University of Maine. " I think the work which President Fellows did at the University of Maine was not only epochal in the history of that institution and that state, but in the history of Page 152 NINETEENFOT RTEEN iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiini i i .1111. ii i i ii miimiiiiiii mi i nni minimi i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin 1111 New England itself, and the effect of it will be seen more and more as the years go on. " With broad training, with large sympathy, with extended experience, with wide outlook, with unfailing indust ry, if the trustees and faculty and students and alumni of Millikin University give President Fellows half a chance you will all be proud in the years to come of the leadership which has come to you in this man. " As long as he is here stand by him, hold up his hands, second his efforts for in this way you will not only help him, but yourselves, the commonwealth and the nation. " Dr. John S. Nollen, president of Lake Forest College, was the second main speaker of the morning. He pointed out that the purpose of Millikin and of education generally is to teach young people the supremacy of individual and spiritual things. Following this addresses were delivered by Clyde Hart in behalf of the under- graduates, by Rev. Charles F. Record. ' 05, in behalf of the alumni, and by Dr. John C. Hessler, in behalf of the faculty. All three of these addresses were brief, t o the point, and scholarly little productions in themselves. Following these greetings, President Fellows delivered his inaugural address. Dealing as it did with educational problems vital to Millikin, the address was intensely interesting to all those concerned in Alillikin ' s welfare. Following these exercises the representatives, faculty, alumni, board members and guests went directly to the gymnasium for luncheon. The toasts that followed were greetings and best wishes to Millikin at this beginning of her new era of progress, from other colleges, Millikin alumni and citizens of Decatur. Superintendent Engleman of the Decatur public schools, was toastmaster. In all, twenty-two college presidents or representatives of colleges responded. More lengthy toasts were given by Francis G. Blair, state superintendent of public instruction; Rev. Martin Anderson, university pastor Presbyterian church, Champaign; Dr. Benjamin Schuyler Terry, University of Chicago; Dr. Edward Paul Baillot, Northwestern University: Pres. Robert J. Aley, University of Maine; Horace W. McDavid, Millikin alumni, and Robert I. Hunt, of Decatur. Following the luncheon Dr. and Mrs. Fellows held a reception in their home. In the evening, Pres. J. D. Moffatt, of Washington Jefferson College, and Dr. W. If. Black, of Missouri Valley College, spoke on some aspects of Christian education. Both addresses were strong and made a fitting close to the day ' s exercises. " Jfim all admire, all pay him reverence due. " — Prexy. Page 153 OTfE MlLLD7EI6ffll iill if! 11111111111 iJlYllllll ill !i , II it 1 II I Illiljll IIIHliNliiil HI 1 1 Nit iilllll llllllllllllllllllllllMllllilllll l lllllllll l lliriiil lM IIIHIIIinillllllllH Hill delegates J ameb to l epresient €bucattcmal institution at tfje inauguration. Reverend Martin Anderson, Champaign, 111., University Pastor Presbyterian Church. Board of Education Presbyterian Church, U. S. A. Reverend Eugene M. Antrim, S.T.B., Ph.D., Decatur, 111. Boston University. Chartered 1869. President Robert J. Aley, University of Maine, Orono, Maine. President Brown Ayres, Ph.D., LL.D., D.C.L. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. Chartered 1794. Professor Edward Paul Baillot, L.H.D., 426 Hamilton Street, Evanston, 111. Northwestern University, Evanston, 111. Chartered 1851. President Ezra F. Baker, Ph.D. Waynesburg College, Waynesburg, Pa. President William Henry Black, D.D., LL.D. Missouri Valley College, Marshall, Mo. Chartered 1889. The College Board of the Presbyterian Church, U. S. A. Superintendent Francis G. Blair, B.S., LL.D., Springfield, 111. Superintendent of Public Instruction of State of Illinois. Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa. Chartered 1864. Professor Charles H. Brough, Ph.D. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas. President Eldon G. Burrett, A.M. Greenville College, Greenville, 111. Chartered 1892. President Augustus S. Carrier, D.D., LL.D. McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, 111. President W. O. Carrier, D.D. Carroll College, Waukesha. Wise. Professor Mary Davoren Chambers, A.M. Rockford College. Rockford, 111. " He needs must criticise, no matter who dances. " — Alex Long. Page 15b NINETEENFOl RTEEN Dr. George Cary Comstock, Sc.D., LL.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin. Chartered 1848. Registrar Harrison Edward Cunningham, A.B., University of Illinois, Urbana, 111. University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Chartered 1791. President William L. Darby, D.D. Arkansas Cumberland College, Clarksville, Arkansas. Howard Elting, B.Sc, President Chicago Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, 111. Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N. J. Chartered 1766. Superintendent J. O. Engleman, Decatur, 111. Indiana State University, Bloomington, Indiana. Miss Susan M. Evans, B.A. Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pa. Chartered 1869. President William Trufant Fostor, A.M., Ph.D., LL.D. Reed College, Portland, Oregon. Chartered 1911. President H. M. Gage, Huron College, Huron, S. D. Chartered 1898. Professor Frederick Green, LL.B., A.M., University of Illinois, Urbana, 111. Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Chartered 1636. Mr. Lonsdale Green, S.B., President N. W. Alumni Association, M. I. T., Chicago, 111. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass. Chartered 1861. Mr. Ira M. Hatch, Chicago, 111. Alma College, Alma. Mich. Chartered 1886. Professor Lewis Allan Harding, M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana, 111. The Pennsylvania State College. Chartered 1855. President Harvey Daniel Hoover, Ph.D. Carthage College, Carthage, 111. Chartered 1870. President Wm. M. Hudson, Ph.D., D.D. Blackburn College, Carlinville, 111. Chartered 1S57. " Be gone, dull care! Thou and I shall never agree. " — Ethel Colby. Page 155 jiiilllliillllMlillliimii i iiiiiliiiiiiiMjnmill ij i j i f iHlnil iiiiiii llllllllllllltllllllllllllllllHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIimillH Attorney Thomas B. Jack, A.B., Decatur, 111. Leland Stanford Jr. Uni versity, Stanford University, Cal. President Edmund Janes James, Ph.D., LL.D. University of Illinois, Urbana, 111. Chartered 1867. Miss Merle Kissick, B.A., B.S., 5 718 Kimbark Avenue, Chicago, 111. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. Chartered 1886. Professor Albert H. Lybyer, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana, ID. Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. Chartered 1834. Professor Milton Monroe Meynard, Monmouth College, Monmouth, 111. The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla. Chartered 1892. Professor Albert T. Mills, Decatur, 111. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Mich. President James D. Moffat, D.D., LL.D. Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa. Chartered 1802. Professor Addison W. Moore, Ph.D., University of Chicago. DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind. President Lowell M. McAfee, LL.D. Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa. Chartered 1875. Professor Thomas McClelland, A.M., D.D., LL.D. Knox College, Galesburg, 111. Chartered 1837. Dean F. W. McClusky, Blackburn University, Carlinville, 111. Park College, Parkville, Mo. Chartered 1879. Reverend James Walton McDonald, D.D., Decatur, 111. Union Theological Seminary, New York. Chartered 1839. Reverend Peter McEwen, A.B., B.D., Earl Park, Ind. MacAlester College. St. Paul, Minn. President J. H. McMurray, Ph.D. Lincoln College, Lincoln, 111. President John S. Nolen, Ph.D. Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, 111. Professor Wm. B. Olds, James Millikin University, Decatur, 111. Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa. " You write far (fear life ' s sake, as tho The Holy Ghost dictated to yum. " — Math. Exam. Page 156 NINETEENFOI RTEEN ii iiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i iiilllllliillllllllllllllllllillliliilllini 111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 ■ : ■ - iiiiiiiiiiliiillliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiimi 1 11 nil President Samuel Plantz, Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin. President C. H. Rammelkamp, Ph.D. Illinois College, Jacksonville, 111. Mrs. B. A. Richardson, Indianapolis, Ind. Trustee Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio. Professor James Dennison Rogers, A.M., Ph.D. Columbia University, New York. Chartered 1754. Dean Mary A. Sawyer, M.A., Lit.D. The Western College for Women. Oxford, Ohio. Chartered 1895. Professor Raymond Stratton Smith, B.S., M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana, 111. Pomona College, Claremont. Cal. Chartered 1887. Professor Wm, Wilberforce Smith, LL.D., Decatur, 111. Lafayette College, Easton, Pa. Professor Emeritus Marshall Solomon Snow, A.M., LL.D. Washington University. St. Louis, Mo. Chartered 1853. Professor Benjamin Schuyler Terry, Ph.D., LL.D. University of Chicago, Chicago, 111. Chartered 1890. Professor John V. Stephens, D.D. Lane Theological Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio. Professor M. Bross Thomas, M.A., D.D. Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, 111. Chartered 1857. President Harrison Meredith Tipsword, A.M., Ph.D. Westfield College, Westfield. 111. Chartered 1865. President M. Vayhinger, A.M., B.D., D.D. Taylor University, Upland, Ind. Chartered 1890. Dean Lillian M. Walker, Aston Hall, Decatur, III. The Oxford College for Women, Oxford, Ohio. Chartered 1839. Dr. Wm. Carver Williams, A.B., M.D., President Western Alumni Association, Chicago, 111. Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Chartered 1826. " A bachelor to convert, — ' tis no light ntattey. " — Miss Duni.op. Page 157 Page 158 Page 159 Page 161 TOE t l ' ■ ..inir .in i nil. Miii in iir mi in, Minii ' in i inn in, mi. iiii: ' iiini, limn: 111, ii Cije iHap Jfcte The Dance of the Rainbow Page 162 NINETEENF01 BTEEN iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i i in i 1 1 1 1 . i 1 1 1 ii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiliilll liliilillllliliinillll m Mi! - mm; ii i ■ i ® )t Jflap Jfete The Queen and Her Attendants Page 163 IIIIIIIIINIIillllllllilllllllllllllllllHIIMIIIHIIIHIIimilllllllllllllM 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 mill lllllllllllllllllllHIl fje Jfflap $ttt The May Fete of last year was a little out of the ordinary, and proved one of the prettiest affairs ever held at Millikin. The fete was in the form of a flower festival, and took place on the back ' campus just at sunset. The procession was led as usual by the Seniors in cap and gown. Following them came the Queen of the Flowers, Edna Davis, dressed in white and carrying a large cornucopia covered with white carnations. She was accompanied by her maid of honor who carried a large white parasol covered with smilax, with four streamers falling from it. An attendant held each streamer and walked beside the Queen and her maid of honor. Behind these came the different flowers in groups, each dressed in appropriate colors and costumes. There were daisies in bright yellow, purple violets, pinks, roses, and many others. The snowballs, tiny girls in white, raindrops, girls in silver, and seven girls in the rainbow colors followed. Bees, the most petite of the college girls, resplendent in black and yellow gauze added much to the general effect. The procession gathered about the Queen ' s throne and waited while two of the attendants stepped forward and brot Mrs. Taylor from out of the crowd. Dropping on one knee the Queen of the Flowers held up her cornucopia to Mrs. Taylor, where- upon everyone swept a low courtesy. Within the cornucopia was a beautiful pin, a token of love from the girls of the University. Following the presentation came the frolic of the flowers. The mingling of the different colors in the twilight blended well with the green of the campus and formed a very beautiful picture. The flowers were suddenly scattered by the appearance of the raindrops who came forward for their caprice. The sunbeams then appeared, mingled with the flowers but were replaced by the rainbow-. The seven girls in white and each bearing a scarf of a different color gave a very delightful dance. At the conclusion of this dance the flowers in turn appeared for their separate dances. Besides these there were solo dances which added much to the picturesque occasion. " His dimpled checks arc smooth and fair. " — Paul Hawver. Page 164 • MimTEEWOI RTEEN • 1 1 1 _ 1 1 1 1 : , inn iiiiiiii nn .nr.ni .111 1 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii minim iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiimiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiii 11111 Page l(j[ Page 166 Page 167 mil! i mi li in ■irill llllililinilllllllllllllllllllll l llllim iiiiin in uiii.iiii iiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiillllllilillllllllllllimimiminiim i u :.niiiuini; iiiiiimiimii, , ■ iiiinim mill ill (je Mentor deception The class of nineteen fourteen established itself as a social lion by the elegance of the reception which it gave on Monday evening, March the second, amid a dazzling conglomeration of orchestra music, palms, ferns and white shirt fronts. The receiving lie ms were Samuel Tenison, Edna Orr, President and Mrs. Fellows, Mr. and Mrs. Bonus, Miss McCaslin, Eula Mason and Fay Fisher, the latter two harassed by new trains. On that same scintillating occasion, the class of nineteen fourteen provided itself litterateurs of high rank, actors of rare genius and chorus girls of exquisite comeliness. An original drama in several so-called acts was presented to a wildly enthusiastic audience of four hundred whooping students and uneasy faculty. The play, entitled " Ton Much Mustache " presented Millikin life in glaring realism, with the faculty and others ' " foibles the raison d ' etre. " The Juniors enjoyed especially the representations of their old friends, while the Sophomores and Freshmen took the greatest pleasure in the winsome front row of the chorus, and the faculty took a fearful joy in each jibe at their fellow laborers. The program gives some idea of the scope of the production and its musical numbers. " Now tve don ' t knozv what unexpected thing they may do next. " Page 168 NINETEENF01 RTEEN Page 169 •MILILITEJ HI ■I u t nil llllll l lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllNIIIIIINIIIIII IIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IllllHllllllllllillllllllillll tcfeleobeon tEfjeatre 1914 WHISHER M ' CLASSEY Present MISS OWNA BOAT and MR. CLARENCE CHARLIE MUCKRAKER in " TOO MUCH MUSTACHE " Cast of Participants Calvesfoot W. Liar Garish Lighto ' day James Nazium Cashmore Dam Ten Spot PHYLLISINE OWNA BOAT PHILLIP E. CUTIE CLARENCE CHARLIE MUCKRAKER Neva Never Squelsh Apollo G. Prologue Florin H. Kling T. Double Scalawag Dam Ten Spot Flucie Snide Shorty McGabb Harold Remain Whalen Arthur A. Sparkey Mabel Flipflop Blooming Redskin Essie Skinnay Annie E. Poker Microbe Bill J. Harve Squall Babe McClassey Jennie Jenson Gracious Pattern Cocoanut Alas Picks John Charles George Josiah Peter Frederich Hostler Willie Blenderson Alternating Tie Gills Hubby Mills The Awfully Freak Yeddie Yoel Buckshot Jim - Garish Lighto ' day W. Wilber Force Owing Billsome Chorus Girls Pert — Margaret Willard Dimples — Annie Smith Shy — Jeanette Thomas Flirt— Edith Merrill Coy— May Curley Giggles— Ollie Shucks Smiles — Elsie Laird Curves — Elsa Dolittle Surefoot — Mary Pickle Curls — Norine Miller Shape — Crystal Snowden Beauty — Alice Sleeps Synopsis. Act I. — Grand Larceny. Scene 1 — Registrar ' s Office. Scene 2 — Same. Act II. — Disorderly Conduct. Scene 1 — Room 44. Act III. — Manslaughter. Scene 1 — Hallowe ' en Masquerade. Scene 2 — College Corridor. NOTE. Between scene one and two of this act. twelve shining hours slip into eternity. NOTE. These parties, however, are not liable to suits for libel. All such must be addressed to W ' heelsox. Hostler and Bricklayer. Page 170 NINETEENFOT RTEEN H J .11111,1111 in I ii.iiii; inn ,11111, nr iilNlllMililh nlllh.illl inn mill ' illl. ' llii inn: ■linn. :iiii ill. H mil ■ innr mi! mi: inn; ■inn iiiiinliiiniilTii Musical Program — Act I. Opening Chorus — He ' s a College Prof Greedy Grinds (A short wait while the principals change clothes.) Gee Whiz, How the Money Rolls In Liar and the Vulgar Hurd Nobody Knows, Nobody Cares Phyllisine, unsupported (Here is heard for the first time Miss Boat ' s voice of Majestic Range.) They Always Always Pick on Me Phillip E. Cutie (NOTE. Spectators are respectfully requested not to shoot the soloist.) Act II. Profs, Profs, Profs Respectful Studes (NOTE. The audience is requested to rise and remain standing with un- covered heads during the rendition of this lovely number, skull caps excepted.) Sit Down, Sit Down, You ' re Rocking the Boat Co-workers of Whizley (NOTE. The drama here reaches the highest point in character delineation. Observe the action of Whizley ' s Lips.) Tango is the Dance for Me.... Dissolute Faculty Act III. At the College Masquerade Motley Mob Gee, I Wish I Had a Beau Snapped by Flucie Snide When Cutie Twirls His Mustache N ' s and P ' s in Varsity Directory (NOTE. Further material on this section of falling action may be bad in a volume just off the Press: " Women Who Have Loved Me, " by Phillip E. Cutie.) Ten O ' clock is Closing Time Entire Chorus (except Mr. Sparkey whose duties call him to the switchboard.) Good Bye Girls Phillip (Through his Mustache) The Curse of an Aching Heart Neva and Accomplices That Old Girl of Mine Heartbroken Beau-Lovers, with heartrending gestures Good Bye Everybody ' . Survivors of Cast Ensemble If Anybody Can— Millikan (This number will not be sung unless the audience is still intact.) Page 171 OTJE MlLLH7EI5Jfll IIIIIIIIIINIIIIIlllllMllllllllllllllNlllllllllllllllllllillll llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll 111111111111111 1 1 lllllll I HUH IIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIII House Eulesi 1. Infants may be checked in the Registrar ' s Office and dogs in the Library. 2. No charge will be made for the exit of corpses. 3. What to do in case of Riot — In case Mr. Douglas should attempt to incite a riot, those nearest him are asked to whisper in his ear, " Outside. " 4. We bid you welcome, one and all — the Eat A Bita Pies, the Fi News, the Fiends of Fastin Hall, and all three of the academy students. 5. All those on the Bald-Head Row will be closely searched. The management objects to close range shots. (i. Information concerning After-Theatre Dinner engagements with the chorus may be wrung from the ushers. 7. In case the lights go out, eat an onion so your neighbor can find you. 8. If you become thirsty, look under the seat. You will find a spring there. 9. If you desire to visit with any of your friends, use the ' phone in the office. Mr. Dyer will be glad to extend his hospitality to you, ladies excepted. 10. Regular adult tickets will be required for the admission of the following persons: Gallup, E. Wayne Hight, Alex Van Praag, Dallstream, Martha Mcintosh, Punk Miller, and Magath. globerttsements I wish to call attention once more to my academy. — B. B. J. If you don ' t know your own business see me. — W. J. R. I hold the highest batting average in the faculty league. — John C. My new series of lectures on " The Theory of Cerebration of Invertebrates with Particular Regard to the Potato Bug and Board of Managers, " about to be issued pictorially at the Coakland Theater will, I believe, be found to be of tremendous moral value to those interested. — T. W. G. Just out! " Studies in Linguistic Apology, " an exceedingly full and complete manual of how to apologize by the Natural Method. — Robert J. Kellogg. Any information as to why students go to sleep in my classes will be greatly appreciated. — Dr. Wilberforce. Lost, Strayed or Stolen — Magath, — has not been seen at the library table for two days. — Librarian. For Sale — Prepared and predigested chapel talks. — Dr. Frederick Juchoff. Read my book on Spearmint. — Librarian. Rates in this advertising medium — one grouch per line. Page 172 NINETEENF01 BTEEN Page 173 XPE MILLII7EK fPi JfltUtfetn Consierbatorp of Jtlusitc George Emory Fellows, President of Decatur College. Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, A. B. and A. M. University of Munich; University of Berne, Ph. D.; Professor of History, University of Indiana and University of Chicago; Bowdoin College, LL. D., President of University of Maine. Hermann H. Kaeuper, Director of the Conservatory of Music. Cincinnati College of Music; Piano Playing, Dr. N. J. Elsenheimer and Albino Gorno; Composition and conducting, Mr. Frank Van der Stucken; Studied also in Chicago and New York. (On leave of absence.) Daniel H. Bonus, Acting Director of the Conservatory and Professor of Violin Playing and Theoretic Branches. Violin Study with Henry Scheld, Rudolph Berliner, Joseph Ohlheiser and S. E. Jacobsohn. Harmony, Counterpoint and Composition with Louis Falk, Camp- bell Tipton and Felix Borowski. Singing with Joseph Leach, R. J. Henderson and Nicolo Lentini. Private teacher, Chicago; Professor Simpson College ' ; President Midwestern Conservatory. Ada Emilie Lindsay, Secretary of the Conservatory. A. B., The James Millikin University, 1905; Columbia Summer School, 1912. William E. Snyder, Professor of Piano Playing and the Art of Teaching Music. Detroit Conservatory of Music; Sherwood Music School, Chicago; private piano study with Theodor Leschetizky, Vienna, Austria, and Professor Robert Fuchs, Vienna Im- perial Conservatory. Frederick H. Baker, Associate Professor of Piano Playing. Xew Filmland Cc m er ati r_ of Music; Dr. Louis Maas. Mr. Carl Faelten, Mrs. Thomas Tapper; Royal Conservatory of Music, Leipzig, Germany. Miner Walden Gallup, Associate Professor of Piano Playing. Virgil Piano School, New York, 1902; private study in Albany, New York, and Berlin, with Dr. Percy J. Starnes, Alberto Jonas and Vernon Spencer. Ora B. Rogers, Instructor in Piano Playing. Certificate in Harmony, 1906; Piano Teacher ' s Certificate, 1907; Certificate in Piano Playing, 1907; Piano Teacher ' s Diploma, 1908, Millikin Conservatory. Anna W. McNabb, Instructor in Piano Playing. Performer ' s Certificate, 1907; Teacher ' s Certificate, 1910, and Piano Soloist Diploma, 1913, Millikin Conservatory of Music. William Everett Donovan, Instructor in Piano Playing. Certificate in Piano Playing. 1912: Diploma as Piano Soloist and Teacher, 1913, Millikin Conservatory of Music. Page 17 k • NE XTEENFOI RTEEN • iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii in i i mini i i i i iniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii JliUtfetn ConSerbatorp of i$Tu«Stc Sylvia Fisk, Instructor in Piano Playing. Performer ' s Certificate, 1909, and Teacher ' s Certificate, 1911. Millikin Con- servatory of Music. George Otto Lillich, Instructor in Piano Playing. Performer ' s Certificate, 1909; Teacher ' s Certificate, 1910, and a Diploma as Piano Soloist and Teacher in 1913, Millikin Conservatory of Music. Ethel Mundy Primm, Instructor in Piano Playing and Harmony. Certificate in Piano Playing, 1910: Diploma as Pianist, 1911, and Diploma as Teacher of Piano Playing, 1912, Millikin Conservatory of Music. Grace T. Wandel, Instructor in Piano Playing. Performer ' s Certificate, 1907, and Teacher ' s Certificate, 1910, Millikin Con- servatory of Music. William B. Olds, Professor of the Art of Singing. A. B., Beloit College, 1898; Oberlin Conservatory. 1899. 1905; American Con- servatory. Chicago, 1899, 1900, Piano Playing. Theory and Composition ; Voice, Karlton Hackett. Rose A. Borch, Associate Professor of the Art of Singing. Raff Conservatory. Frankfort. Germany, 1S9S-1902; Piano; Voice, private study, Professor Julius Stockhausen, Fran Jenny I I ami. Eloise Bucher, Associate Professor of the Art of Singing. Hollins College. Holb ' ns, Virginia: Urbana University, Urbana, Ohio, and private study in New York City with Mr. Rupert Neily. Gertrude D. Evans, Instructor in Singing. American Conservatory; Voice with Mrs. Grace Dudley Fenton, Mme. Ragna Linne. Karlton Hackett: Harmony and Public School Music, and study with Felix Hughes, Cleveland, Ohio, during summer of 1913. Nellie Lois Wasson, Instructor in the Art of Singing. Certificate in Singing, Millikin Conservatory, 1910; Bachelor of Arts Degree, Millikin University. 1913. Daniel H. Bonus, Professor of Violin Playing. Ruth Lavery, Instructor in Violin Playing. Certificate in Violin Playing, Millikin Conservatory, 1910; Certificate in Har- mony, 1912. Edna M. Bunn, Professor of Pipe-Organ Playing. Piano study. Stella B. Hadden Alexander, Decatur; Wm. Sherwood, Chicago; Dr. Wm. Mason, New York, and Jeannette Dunor, Decatur; Organ Study, Clarence Eddy, Chicago; Harry Rowe Shelley and Huntington Woodman, New York. Paul Burke, Private study with Carl Brueckner, Chicago. Robert Walter, Instructor of Orchestral and Band Wind Instruments. Page 175 CUils Bunn Snyder Price Bonus Bucher Gallup Borch Wandel Fisk Donovan Walter Primm Rogers Lillich Wasson Evans McNabb Lavery Burke Page 176 NINETEENFOI RTEEN 1 1 1 1 1 r 11 a 1 1 nun mini i i i minim i i ' - innn ni m mum n JltUtktn Consierbatorp of Jllugtc Millikin Conservatory of Music was organized at the opening of the University, September, 1903, by Hermann H. Kaeuper, whose work of ten years was crowned by the dedication of the most artistic and thoroly equipped building erected by the trustees of the Millikin estate in recognition of the work accomplished. The splendid develop- ment of musical appreciation among the students and townspeople, the quality of teaching and the artistic and educational results attained have been most conspicuous evidences of the standards upheld. The enrollment of 158 students during the season 1903-4 is a striking contrast to the 720 of 1912-13. The object of Millikin Conservatory has always been, not only to develop musical knowledge, but to develop and refine the minds, characters and tastes of the students — to give the students a general educational foundation upon which to build useful lives. Students have every advantage for thoro training. Millikin Conservatory offers superior advantages in music study at a very low cost. The highest are standards are maintained. The highest art standards are maintained. The building is the most artistic and convenient of any in the world known to us. The equipment is adequate for the most advanced study. The Conservatory forms a part of a Christian University where students enjoy the wholesome character-building atmosphere which broadens the life of every student, and where study in many other branches is available. It is not conducted for profit and for this reason the many free courses are offered to students. All income is devoted to the advancement of education. The tuition fees are one-third to one-half those charged for similar instruction in Boston and New York. Page 177 i n riNiiii Mmiimimiiinii niimiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiniiiiiMmiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim tEfje Conservatory ptulbmg Millikin Conservatory of Music is located in the artistic and homelike new build- ing, erected by the trustees of the estate of Mr. James Millikin, the University ' s worthy founder and benefactor. The building contains eighty-two rooms and a recital hall. On entering the building one is impressed by the refined dignity of line and color in the corridor and administration rooms. On the first floor, in addition to several teaching rooms and the recital hall, are the library, the general office and offices of the director and secretary. The indirect lighting system used thruout the main floor has proved an advantage of great beauty. The library in eucalyptus wood, finished in its natural color, with walls in a beau- tiful tone of green, is a room of rare beauty. The entire effect, with old English furniture and the charming ingle nook with its fireplace of tapestry brick, makes an inspirational place for study. The director ' s office with its massive furniture and large bay windows is unusually attractive. Kaeuper Recital Hall, named in honor of Mr. Hermann H. Kaeuper, has a seating capacity of two hundred. This room is considered a gem of art with its beautiful leaded-glass windows and its fine colors of gray and brown in the wood work and walls. The wood is bird ' s-eye maple finished in silver gray. The platform presents a charmingly designed Gothic screen back of the two grand pianos. This room impresses one with an atmosphere of dignified refinement and peace. The basement, second and third floor rooms are for class and private teaching, the Hughey Kindergarten and practice purposes. The interior is Gothic in style. Much investigation was necessary to obtain the best results in tone proofing, ventilation, heating and acoustics. Mr. Kaeuper spent months in correspondence and visits to various conservatories to investigate conditions. He also corresponded with leading conservatories in Europe and with noted scientists in America and in Europe who have given special study. to the problem of tone proof construction. Every possible precaution has been taken to avoid the faults of other conserva- tories and make use of their good points, so that the building is very beautiful, com- plete and effective. Page 178 A Teaching Room for Piano Playing Paye 170 lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllNillllllllllllMIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIfllllllllNlllllltl irilliiill I imi lllllll IIIIIIHIIIII llllllllllllll1IIIIIHIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIMlllllllll!Nlllllllllllliiii " M 1 1 II 1 1 1 1 Kaeuper Recital Hall A Teaching Room for Singing Another View in Director ' s Office Page 180 Page 181 Page 182 NINETELNrFOI RTEEN . IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIHIIIIIINIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINII L I J 1 1 1 1 1 J 1 1 1 1 1 1 b 1 1 J 1 1 1 1: 1 J 1 1 1 1 1 a I F I fl 1 1 ■ ' Ml I , I i i i in i GTfje imgfjep g d)ool of Color Jilugtc The Hughey Color Music School, which was opened in the Millikin Conservatory building in September, 1913, has proved even a greater success than was promised by the founder. It consists in reality of two schools: the Teachers ' Training School and the Children ' s Model School. The latter is made up of children ranging from two to seven years of age, and has, as its main object, the desire to help toward correct habit- making during the impressionable period of early childhood. The Hughey system deals with the scientific development of children younger than those under any other system. It trains and develops the imagination and mind of the child along the right lines, with music as a basis. It teaches him to be mentally alert, physically efficient, and morally sensitive. It takes a two-year-old baby and teaches him so to play that his tiny brain develops with astonishing rapidity and thoroness. The result is that by the time he is ten he has the mental efficiency of a child of fifteen without the sacrifice of any good quality of childhood, but with all constructive prin- ciples of good character strongly established. It is the sound theories and the practical results which have aroused such broad interest, in spite of the fact that there are other schools much ol der and of greater international reputation. People interested in educational work are coming to realize the possibilities and the unlimited opportunities of this newer method, and prophesy for it a brilliant and entirely successful future. Page 1SS Page IS k NINETEENF OI RTEEN immiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiH luiniiiimi miiiiiimiinm imm iiiiiiiiniiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiniiiiiiiiiniiiiiii . GTfje Jflobern positle of Snternattonal $eace Commerce is the modern apostle of international peace. Its message of friendship can be heard in every market place of the world. Every trade vessel that plies its course over separating water, every train that crosses a continent, every telegraph flashing a message around the world, every useful agent in modern civilization is a peace servant of commerce. Commerce through the influence of these servants has established a new era in the world ' s history — an era of international dependence. No power of modern times endeavors to live by the archaic principle of self sufficiency. England depends upon the world for the greater part of her wood and timber, for nearly all her raw materials, and no less than two-thirds of her food supplies. Ger- many and France cannot provide enough food to meet the demands of their citizens. They rely upon the productive power of their neighbors to supply these deficiencies. Nor is America uninfluenced by this new era of internationalism. The tropical foods, the beverages and a great part of the raw materials which she needs for the mainten- ance of her people are furnished by foreign lands. In truth the appearance of this apostle of peace has made every nation dependent on all others for both the necessaries and luxuries of life. Since modern nations, therefore, depend upon international commerce for their existence, one thing is evident. They must eradicate those activities which impair or destroy commercial relationship. Warfare belongs to this category of activities. Ever since the beginning of international dependence, the life of every commercial nation has been jeopardized by the diversion of labor and capital from the productive channels of business into the wasteful channels of war. The powers have tried to impede such a diversion by attempting to reconcile the interests of war and commerce. They have never succeeded and furthermore they never will succeed, because the two interests are obviously antithetic. The supreme aim of commerce is elimination of waste, which simply implies the production of wealth. The realization of such an aim depends on a multiplicity of conditions. It depends upon a strong virile laboring population whose labor is free from interferences and whose earnings are protected from the encroachments in indebtedness. Warfare destroys such conditions. It snatches from the ranks of productivity the strongest type of manhood this world can produce. It takes this manhood and wastes its life upon the fields of massacre and rapine. The human product of such a destruction is not a survival of the fittest but a survival of the unfit. And upon the survival of the unfit are placed the tremendous burdens and responsibilities of life. The four great conflicts of the last two decades, the British-Boer, the Spanish-American, the Russo-Japanese and the Balkan, compelled millions of men to abandon the productive pursuits of our civilization. This drain upon industry caused a diminution of the necessaries of life, followed by an increase in the prices of the commodities of common consumption, with the result that the whole commercial world suffered an ' ecenomic depression. The Balkan war, because of its recency and far-reaching effects, demands special attention. It has robbed Turkey of the greater part of her working population, shorn Greece of 68,000 wage earners, and cut off 45,000 of Bulgaria ' s sons in the prime of life, leaving 105.000 more so horribly crippled and mutilated as to be of no further use in the productive power of that nation. Half a million men swept completely from the field of industrial activity, one and one-half billions of dollars have been wasted in death and destruc- tion. Thousands of women and children unable to till the soil, deprived of the neces- " A weakness for bright-colored hose. " — Leo Gkaybill. Page 185 inn iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii in.. i mini iiiini 11111111:111 11 1 1 n u 1 1 11 11 1 1 mini 1 1 1 1 1 111 1 saries of life, forced from the comforts and joys of home into the filthy, rottening condition of cholera and gangrene, driven to the end of their resources, have suffered such pangs of misery that neither tongue nor pen can fitly describe. And still the misery continues. For years to come, the impoverished working men of Bulgaria must toil under a debt of two billions of dollars. From their earnings must come the support for 90,000 Turkish prisoners, for 150,000 Macedonian refugees, the support for 105,000 of their own kin, who because of their maimed condition have been relegated to the scrap heap of non-productive life. Such is the amiable treatment that commerce has received at the hands of modern, civilized warfare. The destructiveness of modern conflicts, however, cannot be confined to the fields of action. It reaches out and disturbs the whole commercial world. In Austria-Hungary the effects were especially pronounced. Numerous industrial concerns were forced into bankruptcy, various pro- ductive enterprises suffered a decline with the result that thousands of laboring people, who are entirely dependent upon these concerns for employment, were deprived of the necessaries of life. The Berlin exchange suffered a loss of one billion dollars due to a slump in the money market. Other financial centers experienced the same conditions. All Europe in consequence of this struggle has gone wild over military equipment. One-half of the annual revenues drawn from the toil and thrift of the people is being swamped in this non-productive business. Billions of dollars, thousands of lives, and freedom of productive labor, these are the things which warfare wrenches from the hands of commerce. Not only does war destroy the aims of exchange by removal of life, money and freedom of labor but the very preparation for war or militarism impedes the progress of international trade. Throughout the history of national interdepende nee the powers have been laboring under the conception that trade can only be insured by the presence of vast military equipment. This conception is a fallacy. Neither armies or navies protect and insure the trade of a country. Trade is simply an exchange of products. If a British manufacturer can make better clothing and better machinery than his German rival and can also make a more advantageous offer, he will get the sale. If he cannot meet this condition, however, his competitor will secure the trade and no number of dreadnaughts will intercept the bargain. Argentina evidently does not buy goods from Germany because Germany has more naval equipment than any other nation in the world. Neither does Bulgaria barter with England in preference to America because the former has a superior naval power. They, like all commonsense, business peoples, buy their goods from the manufacturer who puts up the best quality at the cheapest price. The whole history of commercial relationship shows that politi- cal prestige does not insure the trade of a nation. In fact it destroys the trade. The very act of hostile preparation automatically shuts down the industries of a country. Thousands of laboring people are driven elsewhere to seek employment, with the result that the belligerent power is completely boycotted from the international market. The great danger confronting Europe today is that the military interests will keep demanding more men and more money until some of the nations will be brought to bankruptcy. The public debt of France is already six billion dollars. Russia expends forty-eight per cent of her income for military protection. The statesmen of England and Germany waste the best of their energies in devising new methods of taxation, which will meet the financial exaction of militarism. The powers of Europe must come to see that their working people, handicapped by excessive taxes, cannot com- pete with the free laborers of other lands. The whole sisterhood of nations must be brought to realize that militarism does not protect but destroys international com- merce. The war enthusiasts may continue to display their pet arguments of com- " Yon can ' t saw 1 , wood with a hammer. " — PkOF. W. M. Hekking. Page 186 ' i NINETEENFOI RTEEN :illlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilll l HIIIIIIIIII[llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll[llllll[MllllllllMllllli[|llllllllllll[lllllllllllllllll Mi 1 Illllllllllllllllllll mercial protection by the " grim dogs of death " but the facts of the situation refute such arguments. War has proved itself to be an enemy to commerce by robbing her of life, money and freedom of labor. Militarism has proved itself to be a non-protector for trade, because the big powers of the world, armed to their teeth, are equalled and in many cases completely outstripped in trade by the weaker ones, because a conscript country is completely boycotted from the international market, because military ex- penditure is bringing the nations to inevitable bankruptcy. This is the evidence which consigns war and militarism into that category of activities which destroy international commerce, — that category of activities, which the nations through the power of the apostles of peace must eradicate. Such an action has already begun. All the followers of this apostle are uniting their forces under the ensign of freedom and justice. The business men are calling peace congresses. The bankers have united in favor of arbitration. Socialism, the great European labor movement, refuses to support militarism. A palace of peace has been established. Two Hague conferences have been called. A third will soon con- vene where all the nations of the world will assemble to discuss the great questions of war and peace. A labor movement millions strong, including every nationality under the sun, is crystallizing itself into an agency for peace. Everywhere, industrial and commercial organizations coupled with the intelligent, productive citizenship of the world are demanding the rights of peace and freedom. These demands are not indications of momentary impulse. They are the indications of a great public conscience, awakening from its lethargy at the call of commerce, and assembling those forces which will annihilate the powers of war and militarism. This conclusion, however, does not imply that conflicts are a thing of the past. Nor that peace will be established without human agency. It does imply that peace, through the appeal of commerce, will be instituted. America as one of the world ' s greatest commercial powers owes it to her future prosperity and power to stand for peace. Her future prosperity will be reflected in the prosperity of her neighbors. Any disturbance to the industries of another nation will vitally affect her. A conflict between England and Japan would bring untold suffering to American wage earners, because thru inability to sell their surplus productions, their purchasing power of the necessaries of life, the purchasing power of those materials which they need to supple- ment their own output, would be crippled. The United States have invested no small amount of capital in foreign industries. A war implicating these countries, in which those industries are located, would either destroy or depreciate the working capacity of that capital. America, therefore, having such life interests at stake, owes it to her future prosperity to stand firmly against warfare. There is, however, a higher principle than that of good-for-self, the principle of good for all mankind. This principle above all others ought to ring in the heart of every American. Multitudes of laboring people are sacrificed at the altar of the war god, lean poverty continues to curse mankind with its wretchedness, because some nation does not have enough stamina, enough courage, to disclose the fallacies of war. The cries of violated honor, of crime, of starving women and children, of murder, still ring over the fields of the East. Hundreds of the injured, deprived of medical attention, with festering wounds and limbs rotting from their bodies, cry out against the terrible injustice of modern war. The sepulchered-space of half a million men shows the world that labor became the victim of political intrigue. How long must this business continue? Where is that nation who formerly championed the cause of right, truth, and justice? Has American patriotism become so dead that it refuses to respond to the calls of oppres- sion and distress? What negligence detains you loitering here " — 9:50 a. m. Page 187 llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllltlllllllllllllHIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIimilllMlinllllllllllllllllllM IINIIIIIIIIIIIN I iiiiiiiiiiiiiiihiiiiinii Never before in the history of our country have we had a better opportunity to serve mankind and bring peace to all the nations. We, being a world commercial power, can put such forces into operation as will ultimately annihilate the dangers of war and militarism. We in our business dealings can teach the lesson of honesty and justice. Through the powers of the American press and the pulpit we can disclose the fallacies of international slaughter. Under our new currency system, the bankers can intensify our power in the world ' s activities. The spirit of comradeship, the keen sense of universal fraternalism, which American labor has achieved, can widen the scope of influence until the laboring peoples of every nation shall be bound into one great union — a union for peace. In all occupations, there is an opportunity for serving mankind. Every public spirited American who reveres the principles of truth and justice, whose heart can be touched by the miseries of war-stricken people, who has a spark of true, Puritan patriotism, will avail himself of this opportunity. Our own America, by heeding the summons of the modern apostle of peace, will set such an example that the other nations will be compelled to follow and the cause of peace will be established. — C. A. Gearish. ' Three-fifths of him genius ana two-fifths sheer fudge. " — C. Stokes. Page 188 NINETEEM OI RTEEN I IIIIIIIIIIINIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIIIHIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMH I IIIIIIIIIIIIMI IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIHNHIIIIUIIIII M NIIM Nlllllll I II II Mil Illllll I NllllfMIIII llllll Mlllllll I lllllll I lllll llllllllllllll I llllllll MIIIHIIIIHIIIIII inaugural Hbbregs; of Jkestoent $ ellotog Mr. President, Board of Trustees, Board of Managers, Presidents and other visiting- Delegates, Citizens of Decatur and Fellow Students: In the name of the Decatur College of The James Millikin University I thank all who participate in these exercises today. There would be no significance in an assem- blage to honor an individual whose work in this place is m the future and who just now stands at the open door of a new opportunity where fields are fertile and the promise of harvest is great. But your presence testifies to your devotion to the work of education and your interest in our particular problem. Not today only, but in the few months since I was asked to come I have heard many expressions of confidence and so many expectations of achievement that I might well be appalled at the task before me, and indeed I would be were it not that I expect and shall call for assistance and support at all times from those who have thus expressed themselves. I am assured that the citizens of Decatur will warmly support any well considered policy which has the endorsement of the best and most experienced educators of the country. I promise to devote what mental and physical energy I possess and such experience as I may have to assist all who are truly interested in the solution of the problems here presented. We anticipate no revolution but we do hope for as rapid evolution as possible in all the directions in which progress has already been made. The evolu- tion of our national liberty has proceeded far, but is by no means complete as is evidenced by the waverings and unsteady starts and stops of our highest legislative body and I am by no means alone in believing that through the colleges of the country may come the steadying of the Ship of State. Not alone because we now have a college president in the executive chair, another in the cabinet at the head of the most highly developed and far reaching deparatment, agriculture, and several more recently elected to congress, and one in the Speaker ' s chair, but because the trained intelligence of the thousands now annually coming from the colleges of the country will be safer to rely upon than the leadership of some we have had in the past who by accident, or war, or tariff, or appropriating unduly from the public domains have obtained riches. It would not be wise at this time to prophesy regarding the future of this institu- tion, nor to boast of its achievements in the past, it has not behind it a century or more of history as have numerous colleges of the East and South, but we firmly believe that it has a mission as worthy and important as any of either early or recent estab- lishment. It is our task to comprehend as well as may be the scope of its possible service to all individuals and to the communities in which it is located and which it serves by caring for its sons and daughters. If we are able to grasp its possibilities, then it is our duty to put in motion every available force to develop its usefulness to the very limit of its resources. Probl ems of education, like those of life, have by no means been solved. Each situation must be studied thoroughly and repeatedly as new conditions arise. There have been more seismic convulsions in the field of education in the past three or four decades than in as many centuries " before. The idea of universal education, now generally accepted, is in itself more revolutionary than the sentiments of the Declara- tion of Independence were in the political world. The first half dozen colleges in " ' Tis good to learn of those who counsel wisely. " — Prof. B. B. James. Page 189 America stood for aristocracy because universal education was then unthinkable. Our present enlarged view complicates our problems. What are we to teach? How is it to be taught, who, and what kinds of people, are to teach? The same tendencies are abroad in all grades of schools from primary to university, so what we say will be generally applicable, but we shall confine our brief discussion to the college. No longer ago than when people now of middle age were children, a college course meant Greek, Latin, mathematics, little or no history or literature, a minimum of reading or lectures about science with a few illustrative experiments, often without laboratories. At that time here in the middle West, life was such that boys ' and girls ' duties about the home gave them a partial industrial training, sufficient at least so that no one thought of industrial training in schools. This is not the place or time to discuss the changed conditions which have caused manual work and domestic economy to be introduced into all good public school systems, in the high school and in the lower grades. If college education is to be provided, opportunity must be given for study in all lines that have been pursued in the high school. If there were no better reason than this (which there certainly is) the colleges must give advanced work in industrial subjects as well as in classics and other academic studies. Formerly professional schools were the only means provided for special preparation for any life work. There were few outside of those for law, medicine, and theology; all engineering and trade schools are very recent. These professional schools must perforce accept students who had all the education obtainable, including college, and in company with them ambitious youths with little or no " schooling. The many undesirable results arising from this state of things are obvious to all who have thought upon or studied the subject. Within a very few years, there has been vigorous effort first, to extract from all applicants to professional ' schools a minimum of a high school education, then more recently an additional two years of college, and in a few cases a full four years college course. This, under old conditions, must greatly limit the number who can secure professional training, so devices for shortening the combined college and professional courses have been introduced, but the keynote of the whole movement is the recognition that schools and colleges no longer in the 20th century, and in the accelerated progress of humanity, can confine themselves to one side of human development only, — the intellectual. Some provision must be made for those who are compelled to drop out, all along the line from primary school to university, to get somewhat in touch with the fundamentals connected with some life occupation. So just now the most profound students of our educational problems have reached the conclusion that the vocational idea must be in the course of study. Just how far it should be carried is still a problem for the most earnest study. This institution has from the beginning provided courses with strong vocational trend as exactly parallel with the long accepted classical and scientific courses. The need of this type of college seems obvious for there are numerous other colleges within easy reach of all who attend here, and many of them have had long and honorable careers. Yet when ten years ago this college opened in this very room, there were more applicants for admission than the total number of students at that time in some of our most famous institutions which are a century old. I can account for it in no other way than that the program of instruction seemed suited to the needs of the time. One weakn ess in the present tendency toward the vocational idea in college is that the student, not having the advantage of a life to look back upon, becomes so " Why, bless your heart, he ' s everywhere! " — Prof. W. J. Risley. Page 190 NTNETEENFOl RTEEN IIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIINIIIMIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII much absorbed in his future vocational interest that so far as he is able under the elective system, now common, he will neglect his opportunity to become broad minded. It has been so often said, that it no longer needs quotation marks, that the educated man should know something of everything and everything of something. This is but a concise way of saying an educated man should have general culture as well as the most minute and exhaustive preparation in his life ' s employment. To properly balance the two is the difficult task set for administrators of all schools. Not so many years ago, education was held up to youth as a means of easier life. This was the equivalent of saying that the professions were easier than physical labor. We know now that the so-called professions are not only no easier, but that most occupations which demand physical labor are honorable and dignified in exact pro- portion to the extent that scientific study and preparation are given them, and many of the labor walks of life have become as truly professions as law or medicine. Are all studies equally valuable? Many of us still believe in Greek and Latin as indispensable for culture, while others hold that experimental science has an equally cultural value and in addition the power of putting one in touch with his times. The dispute is by no means settled, but T regard it as significant that a man eminent for his achievements in engineering education, whom 1 recently visited, and who had no classics in his college course, is now studying and quoting Plato to support his advanced scientific theories and plans. In the founding of this college there were three partners, — an individual, a city, and a. great religious denomination in three states. That the purpose was most noble and the plan a wise one is amply demonstrated by the great measure of prosperity and usefulness already enjoyed. The individual has done his work and passed away. The other two partners by their very nature are likely to live as long as civilized society and Christian effort shall endure. The individual sought to encourage others, and not his personal exaltation, and would have preferred that his name should not be conspicuously attached to the enterprise. The fact that it has been used should serve only as a memorial to the high purpose and not in any measure to curtail the abiding and enthusiastic interest and support of the living partners. Just as a score of other colleges who bear names of individuals have received their great endowments from cities, churches, states, their own graduates and other large-hearted individuals, so, although the gift of Mr. and Mrs. Millikin has been vastly greater than were those of Harvard. Yale, Bowdoin, Dartmouth, Williams, Brown, it is hoped and anticipated that this college will draw to it for its development, sums so great from city and church and others that the Millikin gift will be no greater proportion of the total than are the original gifts of Harvard, Williams, Bowdoin, and others, to their present endowment. " The spirit of all true democracy is essentially altruistic. " The educational world certainly has great cause to rejoice that so many men with wealth have by their gifts adopted thousands of other people ' s children and by permanent endowment have reached forward into the indefinite future. Admitted to the company of Johns Hopkins, Stanford, Girard and others whose wealth will touch with fire studious youth for generations after the career of the donor is forgotten, is James Millikin, who left hi-- whole fortune to maintain for others what should best fit them for life. A great responsibility rests upon those who are to carry into execution this beneficent purpose. The Christian college is generally understood to mean one founded by or under " We scarcely ever have a chance to meet any more. " — Gail and Raleigh. Page 191 HmXHEMlLLII7E16t i lllllllimilllllllllllllllllllllllMllllimillllllllllllllllimiimilllimillllMMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIimillllllllllM the supervision of, or closely allied to. one of the recognized organizations of the Christian church. The Christian college has a distinct advantage over others in consciously providing religious and moral supervision and atmosphere. That these are appreciated is evidenced by the thousands who attend these institutions at the present time, when in many cases the facilities are inferior. Thirty years ago, and earlier, the college curriculum was essentially the same in the small denominational college as in all others, state, or independent, large or small. This was before the marvelous impetus given to technical studies by national and state appropriation;. The tremendous growth of state supported institutions has not operated to kill or permanently injure the others. It has rather tended to stimulate an interest in educa- tion and today the attendance in denominational and independent colleges is far greater than when the state movement began. A word of personal knowledge is in point. In the only state in New England which had a state university the numbers and income grew so rapidly that friends of three denominational colleges in the state feared they would suffer, yet the outcome showed in a decade an increase in each of the three of about one hundred per cent and greatly increased financial resources. Another excellent illustration is the growth of this institution in Decatur within fifty miles of the State University and the recent growth of others formerly called small colleges. But the denominational colleges must not forget that their primary purpose is education, — a preparation for life ' s work. If this is not offered in full, in addition to the essential and desirable religious atmosphere, students will go or be sent where it can be secured. It is obvious then that to maintain their present advantage and minister to the greatest possible numbers the quality and quantity of instruction of the Chris- tian colleges must not be inferior to the best to be found in the subjects which they have undertaken to teach. This does not mean that an institution wih 1000 students must have as many teachers and as much apparatus as one with 2000 or 5000, but it does mean that the teaching and the laboratory and shop facilities must be good enough so that the student upon graduating and taking his place in the industries or professions may have no cause to feel inferior or apologetic when in competition with the graduates of the best colleges in the land. If a college of 500 students and limited income cannot fit its graduates to be the peers of those from Cornell. Pennsylvania or Yale, or others, then it should not undertake so many lines. The essential results of a college course depend more particularly upon the teacher. The real teacher is one whose heart and soul is intent upon social service and that the highest type of social service. Could the stories be gathered together of the lives of sacrifice of those who are known by their students during the last half century to be the best teachers, especially in the middle West, in many of the colleges repre- sented here today, I know there would be found quite as much of heroism in them as in the more startling careers of the pioneers , or of missionaries in foreign lands. The college teacher should be a type of man who commands respect, not pity. The fact that he is willing to accept a salary which compares unfavorably with that of a book- keeper in a factory or a floorwalker in a department store leads many unconsciously to view him as living on semi-charity and as a non-producer, whereas if he is what he should be and in the majority of cases is, he is as truly a producer as a superin- tendent of industry, or an efficiency expert. His products are men and women, not woolens and groceries, and any man who is fit to assist in fashioning human material into usefulness is usually above demanding as a stipend the full commercial value of For zvho talks much, must talk in ruin. " — Clara Lefever. Page 192 NINETEENF01 RTEEN iili.inii: mil nimin i: mi ' mi i nun iilillliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiNiinn iiillliini nn i nil in : nun nn nn nii ' nnn; iillninnninnnnnnninnnilinilimmi l his work. Why then does he do it? Because his soul is above money, and fully one half of his compensation is not in money but in the joy of his part in the broadeniii-; and developing of human souls. Occasionally we have opportunities of measuring this part of the compensation. I have three very recent instances in mind. The pres- ident of a western agricultural college was offered $12,000 a year to manage an agricultural development scheme in the South, not at teaching position. He declined it. His present salary is one-half that offered. A professor in our neighboring institution whose salary I do not know, but it could not have been much different from those paid to others in the same university, has been urged again and again to leave teaching to accept commercial work and has refused. The world ' s measure of the man is seen in the fact that he has at last been persuaded to leave his work for a single year for $25,000. The Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture of Kansas has for many years been a teacher of agriculture to the inhabitants of his state. His relation to the people is analogous to that of the strong college professor to his students. The recent Governor of Kansas told me within a month that this man flatly refused an appointment as United States Senator because he would not leave his work, and the same gentleman was told by the Governor of Missouri that he could afford to pay Mr. Coburn $200,000 a year, if he could do for Missouri what he had already done for Kansas. The salary he receives is $3,500. I mention these things only to show that the type of man a college professor should be, and generally is, is not a self-seeking individual, but one who holds his work in such respect that he is happy to do it without expecting full commercial value. The real teacher is a high type of man. Teachers are about the only people who are not publicly judged by their success in their own profession. A railroad president is judged by his management of the affairs of a railroad. A judge by the wisdom of his decisions, an engineer by his construction of a successful bridge, but a teacher too often instead of being judged by his work, that is, the character and learning of his pupils, is measured by a book he has written or an occasional speech. Right here is a Question which must be answered particularly by the great universities. Is the advertising value of a man, he who has written an important book or made a startling discovery, of more value to the institution than a really great teacher who by the very nature of his work cannot be so widely known? T leave this to the great universities to settle. Perhaps they may have the financial means to afford both types of men but in my opinion the college needs teachers and great teachers, and this means more than scientific pronunciamentos, it means character and Christianity. The faculty must be composed of men and women constantly growing in their chosen profession if they would inspire youth to growth. Treadmill repetition of former work produces apathy and disgust in teacher and pupil alike. No subject is so fixed that new light may not be thrown upon it by an inspiring personality and if it cannot be made to interest the student there is fully as likely to be something lacking in the teacher as in the student. Parallel to this thought, the president should be an inspiration to the faculty. In recent years of rapid educational development, such kaleidoscopic variety of duties have been put upon him that he cannot keep abreast the progressive leaders in the faculty in their own specialties, but he can keep sufficiently informed to discuss with reasonable intelligence and much sympathy the ideas, hopes and needs of each department. " He needs must criticize, no matter who dances. " — Alex Long. Page 193 NiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiM iiiniiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiu ■iiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiini. iiiiiini Too often do people measure the success of a college by its numbers, hence great effort to get students. This might be correct in a purely commercial enterprise; i. e., get the students and then give them what you can. but the high ideal for a true college is to be so great a success as to the quality and integrity of instruction that all the numbers that can be properly cared for will be drawn by the integrity and the quality. The real purpose of the college is the development of body, brain, and soul. To drop for a moment the consideration of the teacher, let us note that the management of a college is a business proposition equal to that of any factory with as many employes as there are students and faculty. A large part of the world be- lieves that churches, charities and educational institutions are rather decently respecta- ble mendicants, which ma} ' be tolerated in good society and will not be very trouble- some if put off with a fair amount of money. But this off-hand way of treating these three great agencies is not the way by which the world ' is to be civilized, the unfor- tunate made independent, and the youth educated. Those who have had the oppor- tunity or necessity of learning the facts know that the highest success in the main purpose demands as a condition of their success a business management of the same keenness, integrity and efficiency as in the most highly organized commercial or industrial enterprise. Integrity in an institution is as essential as in an individual. Through the spurring of ambition, institutions have been led to announce a program which is beyond their ability to carry out in a thoroughly satisfactory manner. Students may be attracted and retained for a time but no course, department, or subject should be announced w hich the institution cannot supply in a thoroughly creditable manner. The curriculum offered should be within the financial ability to supply well prepared teachers, suitable apparatus and books. It is better to have a reputation for integrity of work in a narrow field than for a multiplicity of headline announcements. An institution for purely commercial purposes may use the devices of advertising quacks. Happily these are few. One of two results cannot fail to follow. Such an institution will -icken and die or it will diminish its advertised promises and improve the character of its instruction. I have in mind just now two of the latter type and several of the former. I do not know of their making any pretense of being Christian colleges. A Christian college best shows its sincerity, in the great work of Christianizing the world, by the integrity of its scholarship. We have said that a strong faculty is the greatest need of an institution of learning. True as this is, it is also true that the greatest teachers need laboratories and libraries to enable them to do the most effective work. If it is proper at this time to speak of one of our most urgent necessities, I should say that it is for books for the library; that books are the tools of every department, even the most technical. Students must have at hand books of reference in all subjects, and touching every study they are pursuing. Tn history, sociology, economics, chemistry, and electricity progress is so rapid that to be without the publications of the year immediately past, one is out of date. A practical working library for the number of students here enrolled in the excellent variety of courses pursued, should not contain less than 30 to 50 thousand carefully selected volumes. To all who are familiar with the libraries of manv colleges and universities of smaller scope, this will seem a very moderate estimate. Educators all agree that the body as well as the mind and soul should receive " He sleeps no mere, than doth a nightingale. " — Homer Bricker. Page Id J, NINETEENF01 BTEEN IIHIIIIimilllllllllMIIIIHIIIIMlllllll1llllllllllllllllllllllj[IIIIIHIIII[ljll[IIIIIIMlllllMlllin proper attention. But I believe all agree that in America we have not gone as far toward the solution of this phase of education as with the others. The great problem is to provide such system and facilities that every student shall get exactly what he needs to keep him in perfect physical condition. A few years ago there was a serious evil of professional players brought in surreptitiously or otherwise for the season, solely to insure victor} ' in inter-collegiate contests. This for some time has been generally eliminated by the adoption of eligibility rules all over the country. Honesty in the game is thus more certain. This improvement alters but little the main problem of healthy exercise for all. The best that is generally done in this line is to concentrate all effort and expense on the excessive training of one or two score of the already must vigorous individuals, and compulsory, perfunctory gymnasium practice for all others who cannot succeed b} ' hook or crook in escaping it. This is not in one college, but everywhere, whereas when the subject is discussed in associations and conventions, all recognize the difficulty and hope that others will find a solution. Last year the total football squad at Harvard, including the ' varsity, freshman and class teams, was 172 out of 4.19-1 students: Yale less than :200 out of 3,000; Princeton 130 out of 1,571. Similar proportions are found everywhere. The ideal, of course, is that everyone take a part in some healthful outdoor game, sufficient for health and not too strenuous, and have such prescribed gymnasium exercises as will correct any deformity or weak- ness. The representative of the Rhodes Scholarship Trust. Dr. Parkin, tells us that in the great English schools and universities those who do not engage daily in outdoor sports and games are the exception, but with us those who do are the striking ex- ception. One institution only in this country, so far as I know, has made serious effort to right the wrong. That is the famous Phillips Andover Academy. I do not know that I can do better in portraying the seriousness of the problem than by giving a concrete illustration of the conditions that brought about the Andover reform, and quote a few words of description. " Yale and Princeton were nearly at the end of the annual battle; the score was Princeton 6, Yale 3. The ball was Yale ' s on Princeton ' s 30 yard line, fourth down, ten yards to go and only three minutes to play. None but the Yale coaches knew that ten minutes before a new drop kicker had been put in the game. Eighteen, twenty- three, fifty-seven, came the signal. The unknown dropped ten yards back to take the pass, standing on Princeton ' s 10 yard line and at an angle that made the apparent try for goal seem almost pathetic. Both stands, were now silent. The Princeton line crouched for the attack, Yale ' s grimly set to resist it. Back came the ball, a perfect pass. It was caught, poised for a moment, deftly dropped and then, in the very face of the charging Tiger forwards, caught on the kicker ' s toe the instant it hit the ground and with a powerful drive of the leg shot straight and true at the Princeton goal post. A roar from the 40,000 spectators was begun but not completed as they rose with the ball, voices hushed, bodies strained, eyes glued upon it as it flew in a long graceful arc goalwards. Its momentum checked, players and spectators hung hysterically in the air with it. Then it fell, bounced lightly upon the bar, hesitated for a fraction of a terrible second and dropped — over. A substitute drop kicker — an unknown — had saved the game for the Eli ' s. The players, who but a moment before had held the hysterical attention of 40,000 were now only twenty-two blanketed boys with white tense faces, some with heads erect, some sobbing and wandering aimlessly among strangers. " All this is interesting. — exciting — a Roman holiday. Perhaps from some point of view it is worth while, but is there nothing more to physical education? Does " We grant, atlho he hail much wit, he was very shy of using it. " — Paul Atrd. Page 195 3TOMlLLIPEm» in! milliriimimi ml llliiiiin ii in iiiiiliiil ■■i iinu i 11 jiiii ' imTiiii ' i niiii mlil liTi ' miiiiii ' iiThl iinin iiiiiiiiiTriiiiiiu " iiiiiiiiiniiiiiliiTii iiliN n " u it not give students and the outside world a distorted idea of values? The first to brave college opinion and alumni sentiment was Andover. The undertaking was to put physical education where it should be and give sport a proper sense of proportion. Andover has not found it necessary or desirable to abandon its annual great game with Exeter, but it has dropped, all paid coaches. Out of door sports are made compulsory. The regular faculty are the leaders and teachers in the sports as they are in mathematics and Greek. There are twelve football teams, as many in baseball, tennis, track, etc., out of a total of 500. There is no training table. Each boy learns what he should and should not eat. Everybody is in condition. From the greater number it is easier to select the strong team for outside game s than it was to train the chosen few under the old plan. The whole faculty, many of whom were skeptical at first, are now a unit in favor of the new idea. It has come to stay. They say it is " one of the most democratic ever put into effect in this democratic institution. " I am not prepared to say that the Andover plan is the one for all colleges and schools, but it is surely an example of a step in the right direction. There have been worked out reasonably satisfactory methods of instruction in many subjects which all agree must be in a college course, but while we all agree that the physical welfare of the student is paramount, we arc yet a long way from finding a satisfactory way of providing it. Tt perhaps may be unavoidable that college life reflects the social life of the country outside. I believe that most of the cultured and thinking people deplore the pace toward luxury and extravagance into which we have all been lashed for the past few years. If there is any check that can be put upon the movement, may it not be through the 300,000 students and teachers in our colleges and universities? Could life in all colleges be made as simple as it was even twenty-five years ago, it might have sufficient influence to affect the whole life of the country. Great reforms, moral and economical, like those in the temperance, tariff and labor fields have been effected through beginnings less influential than would be a concerted movement of all colleges. This means organization. The development of our public school system in the past half century has been accomplished very largely through organizations of school teachers, state and national. A national organization of colleges could wield a con- structive influence in social, moral and industrial conditions in the United States greater than any conceivable, unless all religious sects could be immediately welded into one and work as a unit according to the highest ideals of the best of them. The problems for all colleges are in the main the same. Institutions, like individ- uals are, or should be, equally free and independent, and entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness: also, like individuals they encounter widely varied, conditions and details connected with the solution of the same great problem. What is best for our youth? For each generation the answer will be different. The programs of studies that are now good will be improved, but always more important than the study of the curriculum will he the question: Who shall be our teachers? The college exists for the undergraduate, not to give prestige to a town, or social position to officers, or publicity to faculty, but for the best possible instruction, and most complete development, of the youth who entrust themselves to its guardianship. " full of verbal beauty and imiiaggingly good company. " — Bessie Fruit. Par e 196 IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Illllll llllllllilllllllllll April 1. Chapelette. Discussion of Compulsory Athletic Fee. .Conservatory recital by advanced pupils. April 2. Wm. Henderson and G. Berkshire stroll aftei chapel. Men ' s Glee Club goes to Maroa. April 3. Paul Hudson chosen as valedictorian of Fourth Year Academy Class. Henderson and Berkshire — April 4. Compulsory Athletic Fee passed. AAA Formal. Marguerite Potter appears as EVERYMAN ' in Tana. April 7. Conservatory Open House. V At TF A P ril 8 - V) Hi Freshman party in gym. AprI19 ' Mr. Kaeuper returns from Cincinnati. Face lights k " J I up with joy at sight of D. I. C. milk bottle. Y. W. C. A. first annual banquet in D. S. Depart- -2S=. ment. VV. H. and G. B.— chapel— stroll— . April 11. Miss Troutman sang in chapel. April 14. g Senior Backward Party at the home of Helen Moffett. April 17. Mrs. Borch ' s Recital — darkness prevails. April 18. Mr. Miner Waldcn Gallup notices the new voice instructor. " He who is modest, — ox, una ' reverent, Be zvell assured — is in security. " — Glen Colev Page 108 NINETEENF01 RTEEN IlllllllllllllHllllllllllllllllimilllillllllllllllllllHIIIIIII I IIIIHIIIIIIIIItlllllllllllllllNIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIlllHllllllllllllllllllllllllllfllllllllHllilllllllllNIII IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIfllllllllllllllllllllllllllHlllllllfHIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIII 1 April 19. April 20. a_ Scene K . April 22. Girls ' Glee Club Home Concert. " If you heme a sweet disposition, lose your temper and throzv plates. " — Sarah Dale. Page 199 min iMlliill l inn i miiiii HlimililHliiillllllMlii miM iiim n iYiTiiiiYiTiiiTmimi 1111111111111111111 in 1 , 11111111111 luiiiii 1111111111 ni ' in 1 miii 1 mi May 1. Campustry classes start with everyone back from last year and a number of new members. j May 2. Freshman debate with Knox. Knox wins 2-1. Rail game— Millikin, 7; Bradley, 0. May 3. Hat sale in the corridor. May 5. Second Annual Book Worms ' Ball. (We are not supposed ' li«y==i to mention this.) May 6. Chapelettes. Mass meeting of girls — " We will have the Maypole! " ) Miss Conant becomes a great artist. Here is given her latest masterpiece. T 1 May 8. Millikin- Wesleyan game — 17-1. Wesleyan very happy? Men ' s Annual Glee Club Concert. May 9. Phi Pi girls become Alpha Chi Omegas. AAA six o ' clock dinner at Bessie Jacobsen ' s. May 10. Afternoon reception given by Alpha Chi at home of Mrs. Lyons. Installation banquet at St. Nicholas in the evening. May 12. II B 9 entertains AX!! at breakfast. AAA gives colonial tea for A X Q ' s at Oak Crest. Oratorical Contest. Miss Fisher wins. May 13. Seniors dedicate new gateway. Mr. Gray reads class prophecy. 1014 Millidek Board has picnic at Paries. Mills and Crum distinguish themselves. Sam Tenison sings " I Want a Girl. " Tenth Anniversary of Millikin. May 14. Seniors announce that Millideks are out. Alpha Chi annual-musical at Conservatory. " Slight but amusing. " — Esther Stamets. Page 200 NINETEENE01 RTEEN i nil, n i n in in ii in ii ir ini :inn Hum mi: mi iiiiiMiinii: ' iilh inn. iiiiiniii i ii: nun mi r un nil iiiiiiiiiiiimiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimi i May 15. Z T A reception for A X O ' s. Baseball game with William and Vashti — 3-1. May 16. Track meet with Illinois College. Millikin wins. May Festival of Music. Miner appears with another woman. i; May 17. Polls now open! Women at last get vote! Edna Davis chosen May Queen by popular vote. May Festival of Music. Miner and Gertrude have become recon- ciled. LVoTE Fir rtMf EST May 18. Very quiet. May 19. Circus Parade. Circus? n M O ' s pledge Junior girls. May 20 Circus. Best ever. May 22. Maypole — postponed. May 23. Track and tennis meet at Peoria. Millikin gets everything. 59 «,.,„, ft.„». May 24. Molly speaks in chapel. A X O ' s entertain. J. Troutman ' s engagement announced. £jj Jj Cj AAA Pansy Luncheon. I May 26. II B 0 dance. Maypole postponed. Gertrude and Miner go to see Raymond, the hypnotist. May 27. Maypole ! Grecian robes in great evidence. O " Funny in spots. " — Eda Tenison. Page 201 ill MlLLII7E I6ffl II I IliTllllllMI ' .! ,. Ill III H ' III i ' l . ' HI ,!,, ' I , ,11:,, illMllliT II , II , ' He has a true eye for the ridiculous. " ' His eye zeas ever inzvard turned. " — Curtis Busher. Page 202 NINETEENFOl RTEEN iiiiiiiiiuiini iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiN i liiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiimmiimiiMiiim 3 wne June 2. Exams! Carl Russell is exempt from all but five. June 6. Exhibit. Heard in D. A. department: " Now Miss Dunlap. do the girls actually make these things? " June 7. Faculty forfeit game to Seniors because " Ash " was absent. Clyde Hart and Bessie Fruit star in the Dramatic Art play. June 8. Baccalaureate sermon by Rev. T. A. Wigginton, D. D., Pastor Broadway Presby- terian Church, Nashville, Tennessee. Page 203 0, il is excellent Id have a giant ' s strength. " — Harold McNabb. MILLIPOcsgl inn iiiliiiiini i mi n mi mi n mill 11 minim.. 11 i minium 11 n in i u h u iniiiiiiiiini i i iiiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin i September September 16. Opening of school. Z T A ' s informal reception. 1) September 17. Rushing begins. September 20. Z T A Tramp Party. n B 9 ' s FORMAL Dance at Country Club. September 21. Magath ' s Diary: Sunday morning — Walked home from church with Miss Wilson. Sunday evening — Took Miss Conant to church — later (9:45) took Miss Clark to Archie ' s and bought her an ice cream soda. " Full day. " September 22. Y. W. and Y. M. reception to new students. Magath and Miss Snyder don ' t care much for receptions. September 23. Dr. Rouse seats the Philosophy class alphabetically. September 24. Same as 23rd. 2 A E ' s have chicken supper at Faries. September 25. Same as 23rd. September 26. Crum returns. Prexy in chapel: " If anyone fails to locate himself, let him call at the office. " ' A quiet girl with many a curl. " — Julia Richmond. Page 20k NINETEEMWRTEEN IIIIIMUllll I I I n mil ' in m i iiiiiiiii i in- : 1 1 1 nil. i ' inminnlii. minim ■■ Ml ' I ■mi ' inn illlllr limn inn ill! I 11 in I ■ September 27. Z T A Slumber Party. Hopple-Grounds wedding. A X fi dance at home of Mrs. Lyon. September 29. 2 A E dance. " Mein Hers ist vm Hochland, Mcin Herz ist nicht Her. " — Carolyn Kling. Page 205 m iilliiiillillllllllllllilillll nil mm mi I mill mill I ililllliilillliliiilililliiimiliililllllllliillllllllllllllllllllllllllillimillllllliiimn mini urn i in iiiiiliiililllllllllllllllllllllllllllll October October 3. Z T A progressive dinner. Pi Phi Red Party. October 5. K A X Open House. Philos ' and Orlandians ' usual meeting. 1 October 6. Sophs and Freshies mix. October 7. Busher receives a hair cut free, though II. Kohler tries to save him. iff ft ) ) October 8. The morning after the night before. is? October 10. Sororities have final dinner parties. Men conspicuous by their absence. October 11. Pledge Day. " Aw, we didn ' t want her, anyway. " October 12. Orlandian meeting dismissed for S. A. E. dance. October 14. Ellison reads an oration in chapel on " Class Arbitration. " October 15. T K E ' s call at Aston Hall. Dr. Rouse leads chapel. We would -uggcst that he get a smaller hat. October 16. Fortieth anniversary of Dr. Taylor ' s wedding. Congratulations sent. ' Never contented without his books. " — Bosworth Jonef Page 206 NINETEENFOI MTEEN 1 1 1 1 ■ : 1 1 1 1 ■ : I mill I Hill ' II! III! " Mill llli ill: ■Illll!;illlll!;:llll:illl:;llll;:llllll! ' Illlll ill! iilllli ill n : October 18. Chapel exercises turn ed over to students. Game with Lake Forest. Lake Forest wins, 35-0. October 20. Philos have hay-ride? October 21. Freshman-Sophomore contest. Girls display width of new skirts. Sophs win. October 23. Risley called down for talking in library. October 25. Professors Douglass and Conant attend i rmal-Millikin football game. Score 48-0. Prexy announces in chapel: " All those wanting tickets to sit on this floor may get them at the Conservatory. " October 30. Millidek spread. Odors of salmon. October 31. S. A. E. Hallowe ' en party. Presbyterian Synod comes to live for two days at Millikin. Competition in book stores. October 22. " He has a joke on tap When the time is ripe. " — Paul Cannon. Page 207 Illlllllllllll iiiTih 1 1 1 llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll in. nil i n I I n nil II II I I iiiii Jlobember November 3. College Halowe ' en party. ember 4. Millidek meeting. Why did Miss Fisher keep her coat on all evening? Sam Tenison wishes to announce that he has some new socks. November 5. Mr. Douglass and Miss Pyatt go strolling. Donovan plays in chapel. November 6. Dedication of Conservatory. November 8. Dr. Rouse shops at the 5 and 10c store. November 11. Rain for a change. Sororities give a dance. Dean Walker and Dr. Galloway have faculty meeting. November 12. Students receive some advice from Bishop McConnell. " Do not be too serious! More rain. Ore " Never idle a minute, but thrifty and thoughtful of ethers. " — Ruth Nicholson. Page 208 NINETEENFOI MTEEN in ii ■ i ; in n inn mi mm » miiiiiiii n niiiiiiimiiiiiiniiiii i nun ' nun iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii November 14. Douglas attend Rain still. AAA reception. November 15. Wesleyan game. Students en thusiastic. Dr. Galloway says, " We must have quiet! " Millikin, 12; Wesfeyan. 0. Plenty of mud. Pi Mu Theta banquet at Y.W.C.A. November 17. Pi Mu Theta ' s meet at Alphi Chi house. Juniors entertained at K A X resi- dence. November 18. In chapel, Penhallegon rises to speak. " I see by my watch that chapel time is up. " Voice, " Good! " Lincoln bust decorates chapel. Why? November 20. Millidek Board tea. AAA State Meet at Chicago. November 21. Senior men appear in gray shirts and purple ties. They attempt to leave library through east door. Miss Snyder, however, is on guard. No more explanations are needed. We wish to know why the library door was opened so late after chapel. I do believe my teacher well was pleased, with so composed A lip he listcn ' d ever to the sound of the true words I utter ' d. " — Anne Stowell. Page 209 i mini ii " i iiiiiiiiiiii ' ii] i M ; 1 1 1 1 M i 1 1 1 1 M 1 1 1 f i i 1 1 1 1 1 l 1 1 » 1 1 1 r m 1 1 1 i l 1 1 j i 1 1 1 1 1 1 j 1 1 1 1 r 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 u u L 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 r 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 l i 1 1 1 r 1 1 r i ] m TTTi i iimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin " He ' s in joke half the time, zvhen lie seems to he in earnest. " —Prof. A. T. Mills. Page 210 NINETEENF OURTEEN December December 2. Chapelettes. December 4. Y. W. and Y. M. meetings. Dr. Rouse asks in psychology class, " Do you remember, in general, how many times you have been absent, Mr. Starkey? " December 5. Douglas leads chapel. " Respect your elders! " Take your hats all off! " [fr " " Outside! " Pan-Hellenic abolishes all of the new dances. " Oh, we caun ' t do those cozy dances, Mabel. " December 6. Risley announces in chapel that he has inaugurated three presidents. 0) December 8. S. A. E. ' s hold morning German. December 9. Inauguration of President Fellows. Procession led by Seniors. Various lunches. December 10. Seniors appear in caps and gowns. December 11. Prexy speaks in Y. W. in order to quiet Miss Swans, n who has been almost frantic because Dr. Jenney has not appeared. December 16. Pan-Hellenic announces that it will give a scholarship dinner. Magath visits library, and consequently is late for class. ' Changeful is woman ' s mood, and varying with the day. " — Miss Davida McCaslin. Page 211 3TEE MUAJV m MiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinmiiimiiiiM 1 1 mm 1MIIIIII1I1IIIIIIIII1IIII1IIIIIIIIIIIMII " 0 December 18. liaskitliall .name with U. of I. 19-10. Only six (6) more shopping days until Christmas. December 19. Orlandians and Philos hold their annual contest. Philos win? December 20. Home for Christmas. " Shuts you out of his secrets and into his heart. " — Dr. John A. Rouse. Page 212 NINETEENFOI RTEEN IIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIM January January 6. Christmas vacation over. Evidences of Christmas jewelry in green marks on arms and necks. January 7. Dr. Hessler speaks in chapel. He says, " Many have tripped the light fantastic during vacation; some not quite so light, hut mure fantastic than usual. " January 9. Kansas City delegates lead chapel. Much is heard about Kansas City. Basketball game with Illinois College. Millikin won, 45-12. January 10. Millidek Board spread. January 12. Posters appear. What are they? January 13. A X Q furnace refuses to work. January 16. AXO pledge dance. Normal vs. .Millikin, 29-13. January 17. A new sign appears. January 22. Conservatory recital. January 24. K A X dance. " This life is must jolly. " — Blanche Davis. Page 213 iii i , ■ .in,. ■ in, ■ i inn i s f i ,i .nil: i aim iniiiim mini iiiiiiniiiiiii minium iMijiimiijiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiijiMiiii Jfebruarp February 5. Orchestra recital. February 6. Z. T. A. dance. February 16. Helen Keller speaks at the Powers. February 17. St. Louis Symphony Orchestra recital. La Rue Neisler and Hubert Davenport are married. February 20. K A X formal feed. February 21. K A X formal dance. Aston I I rill at home. February 26. Pan -Hellenic banquet. Seniors very busy practicing for their play. February 28. Z. T. A. formal. " Young men ' s love then lies Nut truly in their hearts, but in their eyes. ' — Harry J. Horn. Page 21 k NINETEENFOl RTEEN ' " film ' ' Ili ' fllll iTlflll ' I Ill 1 1 1 Mill ' III! ' ' II III ' " I Jflardj March 2. Senior reception. Evidences of strong fruit. Faculty has learned to tango. Prof. Douglas cuts down his list of speaking acquaintances. March 5. Ex Post Facto tea. Men meekly rustle tea. March 6-7. Southern Illinois Tournament. Millikin wins first place. March 8-14. Week of Prayer. Dr. Caward leads exercises. March 13-14. Tournament at Bloomington. Millikin wins third place. March 19. Faculty tea. March 20. Triangular debate. Eureka wins first place, Millikin, second, and Wesleyah, third. English students present. March 26. K A X tea. March 27. Pi Phi formal dance. March 28. Pi Phi banquet. Mayor Bennett of Rockfurd speaks in chapel. " All studies here I solemnly defy. Page 21b ' — Marian Marshal. in mini iM iiTiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinii iii i inn mm imitmiiiiiiimiiiiimiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiimiiimiiiiiim April 1. Academy debate. April 3. AAA formal. April 4. Junior party at Dr. and Mrs. Galloway ' s. April 9. [llinois Glee Club appears. April 10-13. Easter vacation. April 16. Conservatory recital. April 17. S. A. E. formal. April 18. AX!) formal dance. Van Cleve does the anvil chorus all by himself in chapel. S A E stag banquet. April 21. Conservatory recital. April 24. Men ' s Glee Club Concert. April 25. T. K. E. formal. We cheer the President in chapel. ' O, who docs know the bent of woman ' s fantasy? " — Pearl Cole. Page 216 N1NETEENF01 RTEEN IIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Ill I II IMIINI Illllllllllll I III 1 Mil Illlllllll Nllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll iilap May 1. Junior-Senior banquet. May 7. Debate. May 13. Founder ' s Day. May 15. Men ' s Glee Club concert. May 22. Short story contest. " Gentle of speech, and fair of face. " — Nina Conel. Page 217 ' HI IJI.H ' .; I Mi Mi : ' I Ml II 1 1 MM ' HIIMMIIIIIIIIIIIIIII1IIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIM , | n June June 15. Class Day. June 16. Commencement. ' But now our task is smoothly done, We can fly, or we eon run. " — Millidek Board. Page 218 Page 220 N1NETEENF01 RTEEN lllllllllll[|||IMIIIIIIIIII[[INIIIIIHIIIIiNIIIIIIIII[Nllllllllilllllllllllllllllillll[[llllllllllllll[IIIIU 1 1 II ill 1 1 1 WHO ' S IT IN THE FACULTY. Bonus, Daniel — Conductor of the best college orchestra in America, known as the Millikin Sympathetic Orchestra. Commenced his musical career when extremely small and always yelled in chords of the diminished seventh. When quite young heard of a band at Millikin patronized by nobody, and came to drum up trade. Has done so. Is also making a noble attempt to subdue society chatter during concertos. Found Mozart ineffective and gradually worked down thru Beethoven, Olds and Cole to his own composition, which did the business. Author: How I Wrote My Song. Risley, Walter J. Has always been prominent, from the time when he wailed during the prayer at church until the present time. When three years old he informed his mother that the milkman had made a mistake of two cents in figuring up the bill. Educated at Michigan, Illinois and Harvard. Famed not only for mathematical ability, but for prowess in tennis and golf. Author: " How I Helped the Orlandians Win, " " The Inadvisability of a Compulsory Athletic Fee, " and " How to Inaugurate Presi- dents. " Snyder, Lucy. Born in Kansas. Presumably of Scotch ancestry, as she wear the plaid. Entire education as well as degree acquired in Kansas. Heard rumors of Millikin library and came to quiet them. Author: " The Criminality of Chewing Gum in a Library, " " The Man at the First Table. " Douglass, Phyllis. Born in Paris, Conn., in 1864. Had measles and egotism when six years old. Recovered from the former, but still suffers from (he ravages of an incurable case of ego. Went to National Park Seminary to receive finishing touches. His short course at Harvard needs no comment. .Subsequent travels in France and Spain are to blame for his misplaced eyebrow. Author: " The Uncouth Woman of the Middle West, " " College Girls I Have Known. " ' Her hair zvus as bright as the weaves of a rill. When the sun on the brink of his setting stands still. ' — Arminda Jones. Page 221 inn mi imNmiiMiiiiiiiiimiiiiiimmmiiiimiiimiinmiiimimiiiMiM iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiihiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii NARROW CATASTROPHE HORRIBLY INVERTED. Sig Alph House Shaken as by an Earthquake — Inhabitants Awaken to Find Beds Rocking Like Cradles. A wild scramble ensues as everyone rushes to the windows to escape. As they stood shivering in the early January morn, some one yelled, " Where is Fat? " A hasty glance failed to reveal him. Two men, braver than the rest, went back into the shaking house. They picked their way over the furni- ture, and finally reached the dormitory. From the farther end of the room came groans, interspersed with dashes and exclamation marks. The rescue party rushed frantically across the room. On the floor lay a writhing mass of bedclothes, from which the rubicund face of Fat Stokes soon emerged. " Hang it all , " he growled, " I fell out of bed. " Miss Conant (in Senior English, after Mr. Bonus played a violin solo in chapel): " What did that make you think of? " Clara Pasold (dreamily): " Dan Simpson. " Freshman (philosophizing): " You can never be nothing that there ain ' t. " Miss Putnam (to Prof. Cole ' s young son): " I know your father; he works at l lie University. " Boy: " He does not work; he teaches! " " I fear I don ' t quite jj,i ' asp Hie mailer. " — Sophia Drobisch. Page 222 NINETEENF01 RTEEN iililliiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiii mmnn mnmi iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiii i ii illinium ii ' iiinir inn .in: iiiiih iiiiin inn inn .iiiini: iniiiiiiiiiMi Mr. King (in Logic): " Lions have whiskers, tigers have whiskers, cats have whiskers: therefore all felines have whiskers. " Dr. Rouse (stroking his mustache): " Yes, that ' s right. " « Mrs. Ritter: " I grew three inches after I was married. " Margaret McNabb: " There ' s some hope for me, then. " Freshman (in Chemistry Lab.): " Dr. Hessler, where can I find a centimeter? " Dr. Smith loses his umbrella in the library and looks in the card catalogue for it. As do the stars in the frosty night. " — Dr. John C. Hessler. Page 223 Wanted! Sixty girls guaranteed to stay in the Hall all year. C. W. Dyer. For Sale. Two bales sopho- more hair, first cutting. Any Freshman. Wanted ! Academy girl of fine family and splendid appearance, wishes to appear in the Millidek. Mirth Cole. Page 224 NINETEEN FOt RTEEN l IllllllllllMlllllNlimillllllllimilllHIIIIIIIIIlllllllNIIIIMIimilNIIIIIM Ill 1 1 1 1 N!IH I III IIHIIIIMIIIDIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII NeA ' a Welsh (in Millidek Board meeting): " I ' ll make a cake for the picnic. Fay Fisher: " Wait a minute till 1 see if anyone can do any better. " Wei S Of KJitldtj 4 Jw 0 „ e our Beniorj . ' a e-nf " applied - of junior: " I just got a letter to which no name was signed. Isn ' t that exciting; Freshman: " Why, that ' s a regular synonymous letter, isn ' t it? " " That there was never through her tongue man nor woman greatly liaPmcd. " — Dean Walker. Page 225 inn mm mi iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiillllllilillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllliiiillii ii iiiiiiiihiiiiiiii ' " nil iiiiiini nil inn mi ' muni in n " " " : Dr. Rouse, in Psychology: " As soon as a chicken is hatched it commences to eat itself — er — I mean it eats by itself. K Mr. Magath: " You will notice this tissue which surrounds the bone; that is the pericardium. " Hazel James: " I used to know That Old Sweetheart of .Mine. " " If not dreadfully ceivkward, not graceful at least. " — John Beltz. Page 226 NINE TEENF 01 RTEEN mi [ u i iiih, in, nun i i iin ,1111 i i ml mm i i i g iimiiiiimii i NEWS STAND. Educational Review Lorin H. King The American Boy Emerson Springer Recreation - S. A. E. Outing Any spring case Physical Culture Charlotte Kerney Biblical World Prof. Meek Humor Oscar Beesley The Scientific American William Henderson Modern Priscilla Clara Lefever Musical Courier George Lillich La Vogue Ethel Primm Good Plousekeeping D. S. Department Pictorial Review Harriet Parr Daheim Herr Klein " For iin call is loud as that of hunger in the cars of man. " — Y. W. C. A.-Y. M. C. A. Luncheons. Page 227 VARSITY INFIRMARY. Patients Disease Remedy Remarks Springer Alex Long Shilling Barrackman Everyone at times Chronic spring fever Swelled head Chronic grin Natural slowness Broken pocketbook Absolute rest Brick poultice None Time, Anti-fat. Check from home. Some hope Incurable Harmless May outgrow it No permanent cure Miss V regents. r » da-n iled. Ktr Knee . l Jesi .on tfo W OLD iS Fj Flower — Tulips. FUSSKRS ' CLUB. Object: To promote Woman ' s Suffering. Petticoat-of-arms : Roses — Hershey. Emblem — Bleeding Heart Minor Fussers Lisle Brown Kenneth High Charles Lee Lester Kiick Sam Tenison Steadies Judson Shurtz Minor Waldo Gallup Sunday Afternoon Four O ' clocks C. W. Dyer George Lillich Carroll Mc David Thomas Magath Ineligibles Cutie Douglas " Where everything thrives but work. " — Library. Page 228 TEENFOl RTEEN WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS Mourners for the Dear Departeds. Eula Mason Ruth McMennamy Bessie Jacobsen Estelle DuHadway Laura Belle Howenstine William Henderson Clyde Hart Arthur Starke v We furnish the Girl You furnish the House Fine experienced cooks with excellent recom- mendations. Apply to Household Science Department. " They have a true soul for field, river, and zwod in them. Page 229 —Clara and Bob GOLDEN GLOW CLUB Motto: Shine On. Members Verl Freyburger Mattie Horn Bliss Irwin Walter Garman Deral Bartlett Irma McGoldrick Pledges Vernon Dick Guy Collins Aspirants Dr. Hessler Prof. Stanley " And has had his zvorks published in crimson and gold: " — Thomas Magath. Page 230 NINETEENFOl RTEEN IIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIinilllllll IIIIIIIIIIIINI II ill III III! iT. .ill MM Mm,, ' ' • i llllllimiHIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIMIJIIII ESSENCE OF ACQUIESCENCE CLUB Watchword: " Yes — uh huh — that ' s just it — my views exactly. " Motto: " If you must disagree, go outdoors. " Officers Exalted Chief Sophia Drobisch Secretary Franklin Shilling- Exalted Brothers Charles Gearish Everett Gastineau Exalted Sisters Edna Gelsthorp Bessie Fuller Elsie Collier Lura Henshie Ineligibles Lorin King Alex Long . " tUUGli, Dt ) g l ,l.ft lfl7 rN )| li CO g f MODfRlY L A U6 U A Ct E DEf r Mrs. Walker: " You know Helen Keller is to be here next week. 1 suppose you are going to hear her. " Anne Fox: " Oh, how lovely! What is she playing in this season? " " Oh, I ' m just petrified! " — Lelah Belle Davis. Page 231 !OTfE M1LLII7E16» ]| in. mini . mi; mi mi h i in mill nil mil inn nun 11 lllllllllllilllll mi 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ITTTTT7T71 For Sale. Six reams of poetry —very cheap. Margaret Hessler. Wanted ! Two complimentary season tickets for the Empress. Harry Robb. WHEN I WAS— At the University of Minnesota D. McCaslin At Harvard Prof. Risley In Paris Ruth Lewman Traveling in France - Cutie Douglas I n prison Lucile Snell " A gentleman zvithal and a scholar. " — Dr. John C. Hessler. Page 232 NINETEENFOl RTEEN i nun i ' i mm i i 11 n n i u 1 n i » i i i inmiiii mm hi UNIVERSITY DICTIONARY Affection — the feeling you should have for your profs. Bookstore — the College hold-up. Cutie — the prof with a misplaced eyebrow. Davida — living advertisement of West ' s Electric Curlers. Empress — " never ending source of pleasure. " Freshmen — greens, very plentiful in September. Gentleman — one who tips his hat. Hades — the last week of a semester. I ntellect — what we wish we had. June — the time when we escape. Kaeuper Hall — " a thing of beauty is a joy iorever. " Learning — obsolete. Movies — see O. Novelty — Miss Evans sans Air. Gallup. Oakland — the varsity rest room. Punctuality — Prof. James ' ideal. , Quiet — requested in the library. Receptions — the bane of college life. Seniors — what all freshmen hope to become. Talking — what is heard in chapel. Unknown — several things. Votes for ) } call on Ex-Post Facto for further information. Women Xcused — what we wish cuts were. Yells — the noise heard in chapel after we ' ve hung it on Wesleyan. Zuletzt! " His bump of firmness swelling up. " — Prof. Philip E. Douglas. Page 233 PERSONAL APPLICATIONS OF QUOTATIONS FROM EMERSON Faculty Coach Ashmore. " A gentleman never dodges; his eyes look straight forward, and he assures the other party, first of all, that he has been met. " Dr. Galloway. " What others effect by talent or by eloquence, this man accomplished by some magnetism. " Professor Risley. " Show us an arc of the curve, and a good mathematician will find out the whole figure. " ' Her rosy and dimpled checks. " — Bessie Bishop . Page 234 NINETEENFOl RTEEN 1 1 1 J 1 1 1 mill I nil II... I I I nil Jill ir in.; inn. i i nnf i iniiiiiii i mil Dr. Smith. " A man is a whole encyclopedia of facts. Professor Mills. " A good man is contented. " Miss Conant. ' ' Her manners were marked with dignity. " Miss Evans. " The objects of fashion may be frivolous, or fashion may be objectless, but the nature of this union and selection can be neither frivolous nor accidental. " ' A merrier man within the limits of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour ' s talk tvithed. " — Wilbur C. Duvall. Page 235 ii i n 1 1 1 1 ii i ir iniiiui inn 111 i mill milium mi in i mi in i i m nm mmi iiimiiii nimiiiiniii n .Vfiiii ,ir h .,i irnrtiTTTTiTmTT Dr. Hessler. " Every soul must know the whole lesson for itself, — must go over the whole ground. " Professor James. " By doing his work, he makes the need felt which he can supply. " " When we have gone through this process, and added thereto — its music, its pro- cessions, its Saints ' days, and its worship, — we have seen how it could and must be. We have the sufficient reason. " Students Seniors. " Into a place J came zvliere light was silent all. " — Room 57. Page 236 NINETELNFOl RTEEN (liliMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifiiiimiii 1 1 r 1 1 1 1 1 1 f nun iiiiiiiiiiliniiiiiiiiiillllliiniiilllimiillllil iiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiimiiii n in jm_mm L ' J ' JL MimTuiiTt i iiiiiimilllllllllilllliulllllilliini Coen. " It is foolish to be afraid of making our ties too spiritual. " Shilling. " To be great is to be misunderstood. " Barrackman. " What is the hardest task in the world? To think. " Ollie White. " Why should we be busybodies and superserviceable ? " Springer. " He knew not what to say and so he swore. " Elsie Collier. " We walk alone in the world. " Wise without instruction. " — Margaret Hessler. Page 237 IryE-MlLLII7EI ffll Henderson. " Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at a risk. " Florence North. " A beautiful woman is a picture which drives all beholders nobly mad. " Andrew J. Dallstream. " By God, it is in me, and must go forth of me. " Estelle DuFIadway. " I was content the moment my eyes fell on him. " Rowena Hudson. " The secret of success in society is a certain heartiness and sympathy. " Joel. " When science is learned in love, and its powers are wielded by love, they will appear the supplements and continuation of the material creation. " Peterson. " I believe in Eternity. " ' Nay, I am the very pink of courtesy. " — Christian Adolph Klein. Page 238 NINETEENFOl MTEEN II nil lllllli I llimn I I Illllllllllllllilinii i ' iiii .111. • Mmn I ' liiinimiiiiiiiijniii in Irma McGoldrick. " A beautiful behavior is better than a beautiful form. " Ruth McMennamy and Ayres Hill. " All mankind loves a lover. " Anna Marie Phillips. " Character is a natural power like light and heat, and all nature co-operates with it. " Mabel Buckmaster. " Painting teaches me the splendour of colour and expression of form. " Stokes. " What the man acquires in permanent and living property. " Ruth Swanson. " The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are so pure that it is profane t seek to interpose helps. " Trust not the treason of those smiling looks. " — Helen Kenney. Page 239 E MILLITEM Oi Bailey. " The city is recruited from the country. Drobisch. " A man must know how to estimate a sour face. " Lichtenberger. " Delicious is a just and firm encounter of two in a thought, in a feeling. Freda Marshall. " The man is all. " Van Deventer. " Isolation must precede true society. " Bessie Fuller. " God loveth not size! " Ara Lai ' Lic-Lillich. " We understand them, and take the warmest interest in the development of the romance. " Why j lie ' s a man of wax " — Robert Maxwell. Page 21,0 NOTICE!! The Business Me n who Advertise in This Book, Helping to make its Publication possible, deserve your trade. BOOST DECATUR The 1914 M illidek was Approved, as an Advertising Medium, by the Associated Retailers of Decatur, 111. Athletic Goods Photo and Art Supplies HAINES and ESSICK Book and Art Store 217 N. Water St. Both Phones 1256 Pictures and Crane ' s Stationery Picture Framing Office Supplies The Millikin National Bank Capital Surplus and Profits $650,000.00 Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent LADIES REST ROOM 3 per cent. Interest on Savings Accounts Page 2kl James Millikin University Decatur College and Industrial School A college which offers excellent opportunities for the best work in the usual college courses, also Manual Training, Engineering, Domestic Economy, Fine Arts, all branches of Music, Commerce and Finance. The School of Education offers the best of facilities for the preparation of teachers in all high school subjects. The College is Co-Educational The buildings and grounds are unusually attractive Aston Hall, the Dormitory for women, has every convenience Address GEORGE E. FELLOWS, President Decatur, Illinois Page 2 2 PRINTING THAT GETS ATTENTION is the only kind worth buying. " Waste Paper Basket " printing, that lacks the distinctive touch of originality and character, is the poorest kind of publi- city. It ' s money thrown away. Boost for Bigger Results by using only " The Best " our kind, in your Stationery and Direct Appeal Advertising. Our Organization and Equipment are at your service for " The Best " in the print- ing line. The HERALD PRINTING and STATIONERY COMPANY DECATUR, ILLINOIS 1914 MILLIDEK IS A SAMPLE OF OUR PRODUCT Engraving for College and School Publications f I IIK above is the title of our Book of In- I structions which is loaned to the staff of each publication for which we have the engraving. This book contains 104 pages, is pro- fusely illustrated and covers every phase of the engraving question, as it would interest the staff of a college or school publication. Full descriptions and information as to how to obtain a copy, sent to any one interested. We Make a Specialty of HALFTONES :: COLOR PLATES ZIXC ETCHINGS DESIGNING, Etc. For College and High School Annuals and Peri- odicals, Also fine copper plate and steel die embossed stationery such as Commencement Invitations, Visiting Cards, Fraternity Stationery, Etc. Acid Blast Halftones All of our halftones are etched by the Levy Acid Blast process, which insures deeper and more evenly etched plates than it is possible to get by the old tub process, thus insuring best possible results from the printer The engravings for this Annual were made by us. Mail orders a specialty. Samples sent free if you state what you are especially interested in. Stafford Engraving Company Artists :: Engravers :: Electrotypers Engravings for College and School Publications a Specialty Century Building Indianapolis, Indiana Page 2U The Keynote of Wasson Studios is Service How near we come to putting our Ideals into Practice can be Judged by Studying the Pictures in this Book, The Photographs for which were made by Wasson Studios 351 N. Water St. Suffern Building Elevator Service I I IK electric way is always the easiest way. Ia cook- ing, it is also the most convenient, cleanest and least JL expensive way. The Electric Grill is the latest of electric cooking devices. It combines the handy qualities of all the others. It consists of only four principal but simple parts, all of which are easily kept clean. You can toast on the glowing coils of calorite wire. You can grill, boil and stew in the grill and stew pans. You can fry in the cover of the stew pan. This cover is of aluminum, therefore, you can bake pan cakes on it without using grease. This all-round cooking device can be readily used by any member of a family. It is a great time saver and sub- stantial and practical in every way. Come in and see us cook by it, or better still do the cooking yourself if you wish. Decatur Railway and Light Co. 114 East William Street Page 21,6 EDUCATION A Valuable Asset C 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. C When building be sure to call on us, inspect our stock and manufactur- ing plant, and get the benefit of our many years of experience. G. S. LYONS SONS Lumber and Manufacturing Company .546 East Cerro Gordo Street Decatur, Illinois Bell Phone 140 Automatic Phone 1230 OUR SERVICE TO YOUNG PEOPLE The attention we give to your account is not measured by the amount of money deposited. We cordially invite young people to open accounts with this bank, subject to check, thus enabling them to have an accurate record of their expenditures, and place their financial affairs upon a systematic basis. Small as well as large accounts are welcomed by THE CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK DR. ELMER MARTIN OSTEOPATH PHYSICIAN 601 Wait Building No Drugs No Knife You get Quality at the Parlor Market West Side Square Page 21 t 7 LINN SCRUGGS Dry Goods and Carpet Co. Decatur, Illinois The Oldest and Largest DEPARTMENT STORE IN DECATUR This great store, with its record of forty-five years of successful and progressive merchandis- ing, has built itself up on fair and honorable dealing, and its reputation for fairness today, is as great as at any time in its history Young People .Away from Home Will find this an ideal place to trade, for they can depend upon finding everything here just as it is represented. Our stocks are complete in every line of Ladies Wearing Apparel, Millinery, Hosiery and Underwear, Shoes, Gloves, Toilet Articles and General Dry Good s Values the Best — Prices the Lowest— Always Old Telephone 1155 New Telephone 1155 " Printing tljat Paps; tfje Paper " LINXWEI LER PRINTING COMPANY Printers :: Stationers! :: Cngrabers :: Office Supplies 255 North Main Street DECATUR, ILLINOIS Established 1884 H. SINGLETON Cafe Regular Meals and Short Orders 11] North Main Street Bachman Bros. Martin Co. Furniture and Rugs of Quality North Main and Prairie Streets Page 21i8 GEO. F. WISEGARVER, President JOHN R. POGUE, Vice Pres. F. E. HARROLD, Cashier R E. BEST, Asst. Cashier The Farmers Merchants State Bank of Decatur 151 East Prairie Street, Decatur, Illinois Capital $100,000.00 3 3 % on Savings Your Business Solicited Farm Loans. General Banking. Savings Department. Walrus Manufacturing Company Decatur, Illinois Builders and Distributors of Soda Fountains, Store, Office and Bank Fixtures, Cooling Rooms, Refrigerator Show Cases — Special Furniture. Agencies and Show Rooms in all Principal Cities Always ask for Rex Chocolates True Fruit Titania Milk Malted Milk After Dinner Milady Mint Smash ILLINOIS CANDY COMPANY Distributors 12 J North Water- St As Sheas rh t Satisf ' Page 2!fi R. L. REES Director C. A. MORROW Manager A THE POLLO ORCHESTRA Our Work Is Play Bell 4580 215 N. Water St. Sam ' s CONFECTIONERY Manufacturers of Fresh Home Made Candies, lees and Ice Cream. Old Phone 364 New Phone 1484 114 Merchant St., Decatur, Illinois WHAT the people of this community think of a store, what they say about it to their friends, is its biggest asset— or else its biggest liability. And the tremendous measure of good will this store has won and held is a natural result of the tremendous measure of value and good service we give our customers. The Stewart Dry Goods Company 227-235 North Water Street Decatur, Illinois The very latest in a Young Man ' s Watch, extra thin, extra fine, extra jeweled, extra small 12 size. The best, thin model watch made, in the world. The cel- ebrated Gruen. We are distributing agents for Cen- tral Illinois and show a complete line at all times. From $20.00 to $125.00 All grades of watches from $1.00 up. FRANK CURTIS COMPANY Schomacker Piano Company Established 1838 Emerson Piano Company Established 184!) Schiller Piano Company Established 1893 Lindenian Sons Piano Co. Established 1836 The Emerson Piano Company 322 North Main Street, Decatur, Illinois. Successor to Schdler Piano Co Factory Representatives of the Schomacker, Emerson, Schiller and Linde- nian Pianos and Angelus line of Player Pianos. Page 250 The National Bank of Decatur Capital, Surplus and Profits $510,000.00 3 % on Savings Deposits XjTVT LSTADT.S Masonic Temple, Decatur DECATUR ' S GREATEST CLOTHING STORE Society Brand Clothes, for Young Men and Men who stay Young. Campus Hats We quote the lowest prices on millinery, cloaks, suits, dresses and ready to wear goods. Come and see us. 5 : " " TBfi E!!L 2 ? f F SHBt HS.GebhartO 259-261 N. Water Street Decatur, Illinois CITY BOOK STORE Kodaks and Supplies Developing and Printing also Gift Books and Stationery PARR PARR Ellis W. Armstrong DRUGGIST The Rexall Store Decatur, Illinois Roquet Jeanice Perfume and Liggett Chocolates Page 251 OUR SPORTING GOODS SECTION Is the most comprehensive depart- ment of its kind in Central Illinois We have the exclusive sale of the celebrated REACH Baseball goods, carrying practically the entire REACH line, supplemented by the BEST things from other prominent lines. And for the golfer, the tennis player, the fisherman, the hunter there are complete and comprehensive assortments, everything the BEST of its kind GUARANTEED by the makers and by us. This Store is looked to for Sporting Goods by people who demand the Better Kind MOREHOUSE WELLS CO 134-144 E Main St. Decatur, 111. L. G. NICHOLS Confectionery Our candy is always good Ice Cream and Ices a specialty Frappe made any style We furnish bowl and ladle free Both Phones High Grade ShoeRepairing RUBBER A Specialty HEELS SOLES UNIVERSITY SHOE REPAIRING PARLOR 125 S. Oakland Ave. First Door North of the Oakland Picture Theatre Automatic Phone 5792 JESS WENTWORTH, Manager Old Tan Shoes Dyed Black, Brown or Ox-Blood Ask Your Friend — He Knows Page 252 Originators of Moore ' s Official High School Cap and Gown THE E. R. MOORE COMPANY Makers of COLLEGE CAPS AND GOWNS Renting of Caps and Gowns to Graduating Classes a specially 4010 Evanston Ave. Chicago, Illinois Distributors to the Class of 1914 COLLEGE SUPPLY STORE Starkey McDavid, Agents HUDNUT ' S AND COLGATE ' S TOILET ARTICLES are characteristic of the quality of goods for sale by THE DAVIS DRUG STORE ELWOOD k HANDLIN CO. The Home of Hart, Schaffner Marx Good Clothes John B. Stetson Hats and Fine Furnishings MERCHANT TAILORS 135 North Water Street Decatur, Illinois Page 253 Let us show you every accessory of THE SUMMER WARDROBE T7 0R the warm weather season, you will find that we have raain- ■ tained our high standards for style exclusiveness and superior values. Throughout our various exhibits of MILLINERY, LIN- GERIE DRESSES, TAILORED SUITS, MUSLIN WEAR, COR- SETS, FOOTWEAR and ACCESSORIES we assure you more variety and more genuine satisfaction than could be had elsewhere. WE APPRECIATE YOUR PATRONAGE UNION IRON WORKS Western Shellers and Cleaners We also do General Foundry and Machine Shop Work 630-660 East William Street Both Phones Caterers Empress j Confectionery Theatre eary Bakery Building Delicatessen Special Attention Given for all College Functions Page 25b To Millikin For Millikin The ILLINOIS TRACTION SYSTEM (McKioley Lines) Offers frequent electric service between DECATUR, CHAMPAIGN, URBANA, DANVILLE, SPRINGFIELD, BLOOMINGTON, CLINTON, PEORIA " 4 Train your way any hour in the day " Spence Pease 213 North Main Street PAINTERS and DECORATORS Complete Line of WALL PAPER and PAINTS Decatur, Illinois allenber Wilbn Mattttt Co. PRINTERS Fraternity and Sorority work a specialty 821 North Main Street Printing and Engraving Monogram Stationery Everything in Office Supplies from a Lead Pencil to a Ma- hogany Desk We would like to have your name on our ledger Page 255 Mueller Fuller Basin Cock 7 New York When it comes your time to build, re- member that the best judges agree that Mueller Plumbing Brass Goods are unexcelled in excellence of metal, de- sign, workmanship and wearing quali- ties. Mueller Plumbing Brass Goods are found in the finest homes and biggest business blocks throughout the country. They are unconditionally Guaranteed. MUELLER H. Mueller Mfg. Co. Decatur, Illinois San Francisco Sarnia, Ont. USE VELVETEEN ICE CREAM Pure and Clean We make everything in our line DECATUR ICE CREAM COMPANY, Inc. RaUpp Son, 139 North Water Street HIGH GRADE SHOES A complete line of Tennis and Gymnasium Shoes Page 256


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