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OQNOT REMOVE FROHUBR v STALEY LIBRARY4«ILLIKIN UNIVERSITY Decatur, Illinois Staff Marian Pease Editor-in-Chief M. B. McCleeeand _ Ass ' t Editor H. C. Waeston Business Manager H. C. Soedner -.— - • I J. G. Palmer.- ...p ' ' ' ' Managers Jessie Fanyo Circueation Manager E. C. Abrams.. I Ruth Trowbridge.. j Organizations Janice Widick..... Senior Editor Helen Moffett Junior Editor Louise Pringle Sophomore Editor Lynn Woollen Freshman Editor Oliver Miller Athletics Evelyn Ireeand ...Coed Athletics E. C. Shirk Art Editor E. E. VanGuilder ROLANDE BROSSEAU Lois Cole Herbert Ryman..... Retth Robertson Kathryn Rankin ..Aston Hall Rep. Ronald Mills — ..Snapshots Editor Roy McCartney y ss ' T Snap. Editor Alice Weld.. .. Music and Drama Letcille Stitt I Bonnie Williams J ' Faculty Virginia Alkire Portraits Josephine Higman Satire Ass ' t Art Editors Facje F ays ' Spirit of college " — miat is it? That some- thing, so subtle that words are futile for description— that something that grips us the very first day we step upon the campus as a Freshman, and still lingers in our memories when we, years later, unfold a bit of dusty parchment and whisper — " Way back when — " Such is the thread from which this book is woven. The faculty— They are silhouettes ' hose influence permeates the ever-changing student body, thus guiding and directing this " I ' esprit de jeunesse. " The purpose of this book is to portray the colorful ■ life and true " College Spirit " of those who proudly claim Millikin University as their Alma Mater. The Editor dedication (Balm assurance and line llexibil- ity — Bacon-like devotion to science — a tongue that speaks understandable words from the learning of the ages — the virtue and quietness that has won the confidence of every student who knows him — because of these we ded- icate this Millidck to Professor James A. Melrose. Wheeler Professor of Biology Sigma ; Gamma Epsilon Tau B.S., M.S., University of Wash- ington; University of Oslo, Norway; A.M., Columbia Uni- versity; Ph.D., University of Illinois. Professor of French Delta Delta Delta; Kappa A.C., Millikin; A.M., Chicago; Certificat d-Etudes Erancaises. Grenoble, France. professor of Library Science Delta Theta Psi; Zeta . Tau Alpha B.L.S., University of Illinois Angel, D. Aguerrevere; Assistant Professor of Modern Languages Sigma Delta Pi; Kappa Piu Kappa A.M., Leland Stanford University. Lucille Margaret Bragg Associate Professor of Latin and Greek A.B.. A.M., Millildn. Irving Goeeman Assistant Professor of English Literature Phi Beta Kappa A.B.. M.A., University of California. i Professor of Mechanical Enc iiiccriiig Tau Kappa Epsilon B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Millikin University. Eari, Chester Kiefer Professor of Mathetnatics Delta Sigma Fhi ]!.S., Michigan Agricultural College; M.S., Fellow, Ilniversity of Michigan. LE(-)Nard Truman NordliE Associate Professor of Commerce and Finance A.C., Concordia College; M.A., University of Illinois. Evan LeEwelyn Lewis Associate Professor of Social Science A.B., A.M., University of Wales; Ph.D., University of Glasgow. Page Tivcnty-five Director of Athletics Sigma Alpha Epsilon James MiUikin University; Miclii- gan; Notre Dame. Haiek ' iis Professor of Aticiciit Languages A.r... A.M., Wellesley College.- Professor of Rlictoric Delta Delta Delta A.B., Coe College; A.M., Univer- sity of Minnesota; Harvard; Columbia. Edith Rhyne Associate Professor of Home Eeoiioniies Omicron Nu 11. L., KicUl-Key Conservatory of Music; B.S., Texas State Marcus College: iNI.A., Univer- sity of Washington. Flor.v Ross Assistant Professor of Modern Languages Alpha Chi Omega; Kappa A.B., MiUikin University: M.A., Columbia University; Certificat d-Etudes Francaises, Grenoble. France. H. R()LD Rogers 1 nstnictor in Mathematics .A..B., Illinois College; A.M., University of Illinois. Payc Twciity-six Professor of History and Political Science i ' h.B.. j [.A., University of Michi- gan; LL.B., Lincoln and Jeffer- son University. Charlene Fender Wood Helen Hickerneee Associate Professor of English Director of IVonwn ' s Athletics A.l!., ' estern University; M.A., Co ' umbia I ' niversity, Robert Wait I nstructor in Cheniistry Delta Sigma Phi A.I ' .. James Millil in University; M.S., University of Michigan; University of Illinois. Paijc Tircnty-sevc II SENIORS Josephine Higman, Una Brown, Frances McClelland. Alice Ambrose, Helen Austin, Janice Widick, Velma Davis, Rolande Brosseau. OFFICERS Josephine Higman President Una Brown Vice President Frances McClelland Secretary Alice Ambrose - - Treasurer „y)f EMBERSHIP in Pi Mu Theta, Senior honorary sorority, is based upon both scholarship and campus activities. This organization is responsible for such traditions as Senior cut-day, Senior chapel, and other Senior privileges. Pa( C Thirty-four yilvksb ©mega Cecil Ea-t, l-.u i-ne VanGiiilder, Leo Malosh. Artluir IJyroff, Victor Furman, Clifford Steigemeier, Roger Yoder, Clarence Pygman, P:zra Malone, Wayne Yonker, Edgar Hickiscli. OFFICERS Arthur Dyroff - President Ezra Malone - Vice President Edgar Hickisch..... Sec ' y-Treas. il.PHA OMEGA demands of its members both campus activities and schol- arship. Alpha Omega sponsors homecoming and the annual feud between the Sophs and Frosh. Page Thirty-five Cecil P. East Oakland Commerce and Finanec Tau Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Omega; Kappa Phi Kappa; Varsity Football 1, 4; Inter-organizations Champions 2; Manager Varsity Track 2; Millidek 2, 3; Business Manager 3; Dramatics 2, 3; The Passincj of the Third Floor Back; Anns and the Man; Commerce Club 2, 3, 4; Pres. 111. College Annual Assn. 4; Pres. Senior Class. Eldora Griffith Decatur Household Arts Theta Gamm a; Univer- sity of Utah 1; Y.W.C.A. 2, 3, 4; Home Econom- ics Club 2, 3, 4; Spanish Club 2, 4; Senior Ball Committee 4. Roi,ANDE Brosseau Peoria Fine and Applied Arts Pi Beta Phi; Delta Phi Delta; Pi Mu Theta Freshman Popularity 1 Homecoming Play 1 Hockey 1, 2; Millidek 1 2, 3, 4; Style Show 2 Y.W. Cabinet 2, 3, 4 Pres. Art Guild 2; Secy, of Senior Class 4; French Club 4; Vespers 4; Vice Pres. of Delta Phi Delta; Senior Ball Com. 4; Arms and the Man. Velma Marie Davis Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences Pi Mu Theta; Biology Club 1; Track 1, 2; Span- ish Club 1, 3, 4; Y. ' .C. A. 1, 2, 3. 4; Student Council 3, 4; Deeaturian 3, 4; . Baseball 3; Y.W. Cab. 4; Treas. of Span- ish Club 4; Chairman of Cap and Gown Com. 4. Wayne Yonker Blue Mound Manual Arts Delta Alpha Epsilon; Alpha Omega; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Vespers 2, 3, 4; In- termural Basketball 3 ; Intermural Indoor Base- ball 3; Treas. Senior Class 4. Edgar C. Hickisch Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Sigma Phi; Kap- pa Phi Kappa; Alpha Omega; Vice Pres. Kap-- pa lihi Kappa 3 ; Deea- turian 3, 4, Asst. Editor 4; Pres. of Student Council 4; Chairman Class Memorial Com. 4; Arms and tJie Man 4. Frederick Howard Adkins Decatur Commerce and Finance Kappa Delta Chi; Basketball Mgr. 1 ; Pub- lication Board 1 : Ath- letic Board 1, 2; Football 1, 2, 3. 4; Class Day Com. Chairman 4. Alice Ambrose Lexington Liberal Arts and Sciences Pi j Iu Theta; Coleman Prize 1 ; Freshman Com- mission 1; Homecoming Play 1; Deeaturian 1, 2; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Cabinet 4; Conant Soci- ety 2, 3, 4, Secy. 2; Mathematics Club 2, Treas. 2; French Club 2, 3. 4, Vice Pres. 2, 3, Pres. 4, Soiree 2; French Prize 2, 3; Treas. Pi Mu Theta 4; Intercollegiate Peace Prize 3 ; Silver Kappa Key 4; JIath. Departmental -Asst. 3 ; English Dept. 4. Helen AIae Austin Harristown Liberal Arts and Sciences Zeta Tau Alpha; Pi Mu Theta; Freshman Commission 1 ; Soccer 1 ; Gym Festival Archerv T eam, 3; Y.VV.C.A. 1. Basketball 1. 2. 3 mas Vespers French C ub 2 ; Club 3; English 4, ' ice Pres. Cub 3. 1, Captain 2. 3 ; ; Christ- 1, 2; li ' o ' o ' V Club 3, 4; Glee Bernice B. TMAN Newton Household Arts Theta Gamma; Bas- ketball 1, 2; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2; Hockey 2; Aston Hall Council 2, 3; Home Eco- nomics Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Spanish Club 4. i Percy Baugh Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences Ernestine Beatty Clinton Liberal Arts and Sciences Theta Gamma David Speaking Contesi 1; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Hockey 1; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Mathematics Cluli 1, 2; Spanish Club 3, 4; Class Day Committee 4. Velma Bone Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences Baseball 3 ; Spanish Club 3, Y.W.C.A. 4. • Una Brown Hennmg Liberal Arts and Scieni:, -. Alpha Chi Omega; I ' l Mu Theta; Hockey 1, ; Homecoming Flay 1; Bi ology Club 1, 2; Baskti ball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3 ; French Club - . Tennis Mgr. 3; Y.W.C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Cabinet 3, 4; Pan Hellenic 3; Chap- el Com. 4: Arms and the Man 4: Vice Pres. Pi Mu Theta 4. Mildred Burke Decatur Household Arts Delta Delta Delta; French Club 1, 2; Hom. Economics Club 1, 2, 3. 4; Y.W.C.A. 1. 2, 3, 4; Secy. Y.W. Cabinet 4, Frank Chamberlain Eldorado Liberal Arts and Sciences Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Cap and Gown Commit- tee 4. Henrietta Lawton Clark Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences Sigma Alpha Iota; Or- chestra 1, 5; Glee Club 9- Millikin Singers 3; Millidek 3 ; Pan Hellenic 3 4; Student Council 3, 4 ' 5; French Club 4, 5; Bachelor of Science m Music 4. L(iis AI. Cole Sidney Fine and AtpHed Arts Alpha Chi Omega; Lambda Phi Delta; Delta Phi Delta; Basketball 1; Track I; Y.W.C.A. 1; Gym Festival 1; Vespers 3- Home Economics Club 4- Millidek 4; Sec. Delta Phi Delta 4; University of Illinois 2. Catherine Caldwell Curry Beason Pnblic School Music Sigma Alpha Iota; Student Council 1, i- 4, 5; Glee Club 2; Ora- torio 3: French Club i, A 5: Pan Hellenic 3, 4. Orchestra 3; Bache- lor of Science m Music 4. Arthur J. Dyroef Dupo Liberal Arts and Sciences Tau Kappa Epsilon ; Alpha Omega; Kappa Phi Kappa; Dramatic Club Treas. 3, 4; Dccaturian Staff 3, Business Mgr. 4; Commerce Club 4; Secy. 111. College Press Assn. 4; Chairman of Chapel ( " ommittee 4. 1 m Frank Edmonson Hammond Commerce and Finance Tau Kappa JJpsilon Class Treas. 1 ; Commerc Ckib Pres. 4. geratdine josephink Elliott Donovan Liberal Arts and Sciences Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Hockey 1, 2; Conant So ciety 2, 3, 4; Vespers 2. 3; Y.VV. Cab. 3; Spanisb Club 3, 4; Aston Hall Student Council 3, 4, Pres. 4. Robert English Marshall Manual Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon; Kappa Phi Kappa, Secy. Victor Eugene FURMAN Harrisburg Liberal Arts and Sciences Sigma Alpha IJpsilon; Alpha Omega; Intercol- legiate Debate 1, 2; Brown Debate 1, 2; Band 1. 2, 3; Orchestra Pres. Junior Class Dccatiirian 2, 3, 4, Asst. Editor 3, Editor 4; Pres. 111. College Press Assn. 4; Student Council 3. 4, Vice Pres. 4; Memorial Committee 4. Bernard Gallion Elkhart Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Sigma Phi; Kap- pa Phi Kappa; Alpha 0 m e g a ; Mathematics Club 2; Junior Prom Com. 3; Spanish Club 4; 1 reas. Kappa Phi Kappa 4; Senior Ball Com. 4; Baseball Mgr. 4. Dorothy Haworth Decatur Household Arts Alpha Chi Omega; Home Economics Club 3, University of Illinois Paije ' fliirty-eii lit Helen Lucille Hawver Decatur Hoitschold Arts Zeta Tail Alpha; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Style Show Com. 2, 3; Vespers 2, 3; French Club 3, 4; Pan Hellenic 4. Helen M. Hays Decatur Home Economics Alpha Chi Omega Stu- dent Council 1; Style Show 2; Hockey 1, 2; " M " Club 2, 3, 4; Var- sity Tennis, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3 4; Vice Pres. Junior Class 3; Baseball 1, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Invita- tions Com. Chairman 4. Josephine Higman Decatur Liberal Arts and Science Alpha Chi Omega; I ' l Mu Theta, Pres.; Bioln gy Club 1; Spanish Club 1, 2; Conant Society 2, 3, 4; Homecoming Plav 1; Decaturian 2, 3; Milli- dek 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2. 3; Base- ball 3, 4; Hockey 1, 2; Pan Hellenic 3, 4; Schol- arship Banquet 1, 2; Y. W.C.A. 1 ; Kappa Key 4. Letha Evalyn Jett Greenville Household Arts Dorothy Kinc. Curran Household Arts Delta Delta Delta; Hockey Team 1, 2; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Treas. 3, Pres. 4: Stu- dent Council 2; French Club 1, 2; Y. W.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Secy. Aston Hall Student Council 3; Biolo- gy Club 3. Elsie Marie Lekn Warrensburg Liberal Arts and Sciences W.A.A. 3; Basketball 3; Spanish Club 3, 4; Illinois Wesleyan 1, 2. Frances 2vIcClElland Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Delta Delta; Lambda Phi Delta; Pi Mu Theta; Biology Club 2; Scholarship Banquet 2; Glee Club 2, 3; Y.W.C. A. 2, 3, 4; Full House 3; Passing of the Third Floor Back 3; J. M. Uite 4; Pres. W.S.G.A. 4; Fan Hellenic Secy. 4; French Club 4; Dramatic Club 4. Ezra M alone Benton Commerce and Finance Kappa Delta Chi; Kap- ■ Kappa; Alpha pa Phi Omega; Spanish Club 1, 2; Biology Club 1, 2; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Pres. of Kappa Phi Kappa 4; Vice Pres. of Alpha Omega 4. A. Leo Malosh St. Francisville Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Sigma Phi; Kap- pa Phi Kappa; Alpha Omega; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; ■■M " Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Aleda AIegaw Owaneco Liberal Arts and Sciences Zeta Tau Alpha; Gym Festival 1; Vespers 2; Glee Club 3; Basketball 3; French Club 3, 4. ' ni e ' I ' liirty-iiiiic i i m m MOKRIS A. NOLAND Jlacon Public School Music Delta Alplia Epsilon; Vespers 2, 4; Glee Club 2, 3; Millikin Con- cert C " - ' - ' ny 3, 4; Ora- torio Choir. Edna Purgrem Pawnee Public School M ' li.iic Sigma Alpha Iota; Stu- dent Council I, 2, 3; Millikin Singers 1 ; Ves- pers 1, 2, 3; Millidck Staff 2; Pan Hellenic 3, 4; French Ouh 3: Gl- " Club 2, 3; Oratorio 3; Chapel Committee 4; Mil- likin Concert Company 3, 4. Ci:,ari;nce H. Pygman Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Alpha Epsilon; Alpha Omega; Kappa Phi Kappa; French Club 4. loNA Scott Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences Zeta Tau Alpha; Y.W. C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Cabinet 3, 4; Pan Hellenic 2, 3; Style Show 2, 3; Queen 4; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Secy. Junior Class 3; Spanish Club 4; Memorial Com. 4. l ' j wiN C. vSmirk; Dccilur Libcnil .-li Is and Sciences Delia Phi IJelta, Treas. 4; Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Pres. and Asst. Director 3, linsiness ] Igr. 4; Milli- dck Art Editor 4. Virginia Smith Gitard Home Lco}iot}iics Alpha C h i Omega; Vice Pres. Freshman Class 1; Hockey 1, 2; Y.W. C.A. 1, 2, Treas. 2; French Club 1, 2; Vespers 1, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Style Show 2, 3, 4; Millidck Staff 3; Pan Hellenic Pres. 4. James H. Springer Sullivan, Ind. Liberal Arts and Sciences Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Football 2; Spanish Club 4; Indiana University 1. Harold B. Staley Warrensburg Liberal Arts and Sciences Kappa Phi Kappa. Clu-eord Stiegemeier Staunton Liberal Arts and Sciences Tau Kappa Epsilon, Al- pha Omega, Kappa Phi Kappa; Intermural Bas- ketball Champions I ; In- termural Baseball Cliam- pions 1, 2; Varsity ' Track 1. 2. 3, 4, Capt. 3, 4; Varsity Football 1, 2, 3. 4, Capt. 4; - ' M " Clul) 2. 3, 4; Millidck Staff 3. K AC mil. Stone Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences Tlula (■■.niima: V.W.C. . . 1. 2, Caliinet 2; Pan ll ' .llcuic 3. Uanquet 3; ! l)anish Cluli 4. Pai c Forty Alice Conant Thompson Mt. Vernon Household Arts Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Biology Club 3, 4; Vespers 1, 2, 3, 4; Arms and the Man 4, Eugene Van Guilder Twin Falls, Idaho Fine and Applied Arts Kappa Delta Chi; Al- pha Omega, Treas. 4; Delta Phi Delta, Pres. 3, 4; Editor Millidck 3; Passing of the Third Floor Back 3; Basketball Mgr. 4; Decatnrian Staff 4; English Club 3, 4; French Club 2, 4. Barbara Watkins Petersburg Household Arts Pi Beta Phi; Style Show 1, ' 2, 3; Secy. W.S. G.A. 3; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club 3, 4; Class Day Com. 4. Rachel W.vison Paris Liberal Arts and Sciences Alpha Chi Omega; Hamilton College 1, 2; French Club 3, 4; Glee Cl.ib 3, 4; Y.W.C.A. 3, 4 ; Cap and Gown Com. 4. Dorothy Turney Springfield Liberal Arts and Sciences Graduate Illinois State Normal Univ.; Vice Pres. Spanish Club 4; Span- ish Club 3, 4. Alice Weld Decatur Public School Music Sigma Alpha Iota; Cer- tificate as Supervisor of Public School Music 2; Glee Club 1, 2; Y.W.C. A. 1; Millikin Singers 2; Orchs-stra 2: Decaturian Staff 2; Oratorio 3; Mil- I Licl! Staff (Conserva- to.y) 4. Janice Irene Widick Decatur Fine and Applied Arts Zeta Tau Alpha, Delta Phi Delta; Lambda Phi Delta; Pi Mu Theta; Freshman Commission 1 ; Track 1; Gym Festival 1, 2; Glee Club 1, 2; Y.W. C.A. 1, 2; Art Guild 1, 2; Biology Club 2; Style Show 2, 3, 4; Vespers 1, 2, 4; Fan Hellenic 3, 4; Treas. Pan Hellenic 4; Pan Hellenic Scholarship Banquet 3; Secy. Delta Phi Delta 4; Pres. Zeta Tau Alpha 4; Millidek Staff 4; Home Economics i " lub 1 ; Invitations Com. William Bodles Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Illinois 2, 3; Senior Play Com- mittee 4. Jane Girton Evanston Liberal Arts Miami University 1 ; Le Cercle Francais 2, 3, 4, Vice Pres. 3. Prize 2. Secy. 2; Decaturian Staff 3, 4. Roger Goder Decatur Commerce and Finance Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Alpha Omega: Class Pres- ident 1 ; Student Council 1 ; Debate 2; A. M. Ken- ney F ' rize in C. and F. 2; Commerce Club 4; Pres. Sigma Alpha Epsi- lon 4; Pres. Alpha Ome- ga 4. Page Forty-one ; Iariij Lape; Vandalia Household Arts Zeta Tau Alpha; Y.W.CA. 1, 2. 3, 4; Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; Pan Hellenic 3. James Record Decatur Kappa Delta Chi. Mark Spies Decatur Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Alpha Epsilon; Millikin Radio Station Operator 1, 2, 3. 4. Edna Grace Rogers Maroa Household Arts Track 1, 2; Vespers 1, 2; YAV. C.A. 1, 2, 3; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Robert Walters Decatur Pine and Applied Arts Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Band 1, 3, 4; Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. Francis AIcCleleand Una Brown Cecie East Roeand Brosseau Roger Yoder Edgar Hickisch Howard Adkins Arthur Dyroff Victor Furman I ' ttiic Forty-tivo Abrams, Alkire, Anderson, Bachman, Baker, Barnes, Harnett, Barth, Bayliss, Bell, Bopp, Burt, Cassity, Chizevsky, Cliupp, Cline, Cope, Covalt, Douthit, Draser, Fanyo, Flint, Foran, Foster, Gaskins, Girton, Griswold, Guest. Hale, Harris, Hart, Hastings, Hawkins, Heinle, Henninger, Henry, Hoffman, Honnold, Hucke, Hutchings, Ireland, James. Johnson, Jump, Corder, Kearney, Kincaid, McBride, McCartney. Page Fotty-fivc Kaiser, Martin, McCane, McCartney, Johnson, McDavid, Moffett, Pankey, Pease, Pierce, Poison, Renshaw, Richart, Russell, Scott, Schurman, Snyder, Spray, Stanley, Stone, Stuckey, Swick, Taylor. Trowbridge, Twiss, Valentine, Voorliie, Waldon, Walston, Watson, Wells, Williams. Alderson, Allen, Allen, Alsip, Anderson, Andrews, liarth, Atteberry, Basom, Beadles, Boedecker, Burgess, Busch, Carson, Cooper, Courtney, M. Dietrich, Mildred Dietrich, Dyroff, Eshelman, Fessel, Fink, Fritze, Good, Friend, Gould, Greene, Gunness, Groth, Hall, Guthrie, Harper, C. Harris, R. Harris, Hankins, Hatfield, Heller, Henson, Hettinger, Higgins, Hickman, Hill, ilugenberger, Jenuine, Johnson, Kaufman, Kay, Julian, King. fuije Forty-niuc Laii(-U5, l.Av U-. I.ni!,- AlcClelland, .Mcgaw, Miller, Moore, Myers, ' O ' liannon, Parker, R. Parker, Palmer, Pease, Pennington, i ' enney, Price, Pringle, Pugslcy, Read, Roberts, Robinson, Royer, Scheske, Schroeder, Schurman, Snow,, Shoger, Soldner, Stanley, Staley, Rough, Stevenson, Starkey, Tress, Tauber, Trisch, Wood. Venters, Stroebel, Stark, Voris, Taguart, W hite, W illiams, Wilson, Suffern, Wells, Walsh, Van Dyne. OFFICERS Norman Rickards- - ....President AiLEEN Blake.-- — - -- - --- Vice President Ford Dickerson — Secretary DELL Davis - — - - Treasurer Elizabeth Mills.— - ' -Student Council Murton Turley - -.- — Page Fift Ahlhein, Annin, Aszmann, Bacon, Baker, Balmer, Bartlett, Bauer, Becker, Belt, Binney, Bishop, Blanchard, Bond, Bond, Bramel, Brown, Buck, Burtschi, Butler, Caldwell, Campbell, Carter, Carter, Casey, Caywood, Chard, Chastain, Colvin, M. Clark, V. Clark, Clarkson, Cobb, Colbrook, Chodat, Cope, Cruse, Current, Davidson, Dickey, Dean, Dodds, Donovan, Dowell, Dunbar, Duncan, Durham, Easterday, Edie. c Edwards, Ensor, Essliiiger, Fanyo, Fischer, Evans. Geweske, Gilpin, Glynn, Griffith, Groetting, Hallford, Hammond, Harvey, Heacock, Hederick, Heidaman, Helphenstine, Henry, Higdon, Hinton, Holdoway, Hopkins, Hornbuckle, Irwin, Jester, Jordan, Kane, Kenyon, Kepler, Kinnaman, Kuhle, Lamb, Landis, Langellier, Laue, Locke, Long, Longsdorf, Marshall, Maxey, MclJavid, Marsh. Maxey, Meeker, McDavid. Dowell. JfcGowan. Pof c F ' .fty-iour 1 • — ff-t fi-f 1 3 4-4 Meeker, Melrose, Merklebachs, Messmore, Meeker, Michel, Miller, Moffett, Morgan, Morse, Mosely, Murdock, Murphey, Myers, Needham, Neet, Newton, Oberlink, O ' Neil, O ' Brien, Osberg, ' Pechar, Perkins, Pfeffer, Radcliffe, Randolph, Rankin, Ritenour. Robertson, Roney, Rosenfeld, Roussey, Ryman, Scott, Smith, Shopen, Squires, Stitt, Stoddard, Story, Suffern. Tucker, Utterback, Vance, Vincent, Wagstaff, Watts, Webster, Webber. fage Fifty-five ...... J I I RQ)inifred St. Glare yy[mturn Director of the Millikin Conservatory of Music. Professor of Violin. Private study, 1904-08; Chicago Musical College and private study Hugo Kortschak, 1908-11 ; American Conservatory, 1911- 12; private stud3 ' , Berlin, Germany, 1913; private study Hugo Kortschak and Adolph Weidig, 1914-15; Director Decatur Musical College, Decatur, Illinois, 1915-25; Director Millikin Conservatory of Alusic, 1925-. I X y. Page Fifty-nine Professor of Piano and Harmony. Virgil Piano School, New York, 1902; private study, Albany, N. Y., 1905-1906, and Berlin, 1906-1909, with Dr. Percy J. Starnes, Alberto Jonas, and Vernon Spencer ; Piano Department, Alillikin Conservatory of Music, 1909-. ' ilna SY(offett Instructor in Piano and Organ. Certificate in Piano, 1913; Diploma as soloist and Teacher, Millikin Conserva- tory of Music, 1918; Private Teaching Experience, Decatur, Illinois, 1916-1918; Diploma in Organ, 1919; Post-Graduate Diploma in Piano, 1919, Post-Graduate Diploma in Organ, 1920; Private Study, Chicago, Percy Grainger, Summer, 1919; Instructor, Millikin Conservatory of Mu- sic, 1918-1923; Instructor in Piano, Illi- nois Wesleyan University, 1923-1924; Instructor Alillikin Conservatory of Mu- sic, 1924-. (Jiuth £ucile yy(rdr Instructor in Piano. Diploma as Soloist and Teacher in Piano Playing, Millikin Conservatory of Mu- sic, 1918; Post-Graduate in Piano, Milli- kin Conservatory of Music, 1919; Diplo- ma as Soloist and Teacher in Singing, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1922; Private Piano Study, Chicago Musical College, Percy Grainger, Summer 1919; Instructor Millikin Conservatory of Mu- sic, 1915-1922; Private Teaching, Macon, Mo., 1922-1925; Instructor Millikin Kin- dergarten, 1925-. Professor of Voice, Graduate Northern Indiana Normal School of Music, 1894 ; Private Training R. A. Phelps and G. Willard Munro Stu- dios, Chicago, 1895-6 ; Private Training and Coaching Clement B. Shaw Studio, New York City, 1897; Professional Con- cert Work, 1898-9; Director Voice De- partment Highland Park College of Mu- sic, Des Moines, Iowa, 1900-5 ; Teacher Chicago Conservatory, 1906-7; Coached Frederick W. Root, Chicago, W. L. Tom- lins (Director Apollo Club, Chicago), and Carlton Hacket, American Conserva- tory, Chicago ; Recei ' ed Degree of Doctor of Music from the Hinshaw Con- servatory of Music, 1908 ; Coached Ger- man Lieder with and Acted as Assistant to the Date Herr Carl Voelker of Berlin for Five Years ; Coached with Annie Friedberg, Harry Barnhart and William Wade Hinshaw of New York; Concert Tours and Private Studio, Chicago; Mil- likin Conser atory of iMusic, 1926-. yy[rs. grant 9-Cadleij Instructor in Voice. Graduate pupil Grant Hadly; Instructor in Voice, jMillikin Conservatory of Mu- sic, 1926-27-. cGouise ' Watson S elnuck Instructor in A ' oice. Wesleyan College of Music, 1008-1913; Certificate in Voice and Theory, 1911; Alember of Faculty, 1911-1919; Cosmo- politan School of Music, Chicago, Cer- tificate in Public School Alethods, 1912; American Conservatorv of ivlusic, Chi- cago, 1915-1917; Private Study, Charles W. Clark Summer, 1924; Instructor, Mil- likin Conservatory of Music, 1919-. Page Sixty Professor of Piano. Scholarship, Graduate and Prize Winner, Post-Gradiiate with Rudolph Reuter, Chicago Musical College, 1920-21; Con- cert Tour with Ziegfield Trio and Re- citals, 1921-22; Advanced Study, Berlin, Germany, with Dr. Georg Schumann and Rudolph Reuter, with Recitals and Or- chestra Appearance, 1922-23 ; Head of Piano Department Lethbridge Conserva- tory, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, 1923- 24 ; Head of Piano Department Kansas State Teachers College, Hays, Kan., 1924- 26; Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1926-. Tiiith ' Walters Instructor in Piano. Certificate Fletchcr-Copp Method in Pi- ano, 1918; Year ' s Study Colonial School, Washington, D. C, 1920; Certificate Kin- dergarten Methods, Millikin Conserva- tory of Music, 1924; First Grade State Teacher ' s Certificate in Piano, 1924; Certificate in Piano, Millikin Conserva- tory of Music, 1926; Instructor in Piano, Alillikin Conservatory of Music, 1926-27-. Stella yy[ae Ghittum Instructor in Piano. Certificate in Piano, 1915; Certificate as Teacher of Piano and Certificate in Har- mony, 1919; Diploma in Piano as Solo- ist and Teacher, 1921 ; B.M. Degree with Major in Piano, 1926; Instructor, Milli- kin Conservatory oi Alusic, 1920-. Professor of Violin. Chicago Musical College, 1904-06; Teach- er ' s Certificate, Diploma and B.M. De- grees ; First Violinist Minneapolis Sym- phony Orchestra; Organist and First Violinist Twin City String Quartette ; Professor Violin, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1927-. Robert ' Walter Instructor, Band and Orchestral Wind Instruments. Private Study, Erfurt, Germany ; Private Instructor, Band and Orchestral Instru- ments, Decatur, 111., 1887- ; Director Goodman Band, Decatur, 111., 1886- ; In- structor Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1914-. J ary S-(eidemaii Student Instructor in Violin, Millikin Conservatory of Alusic, 1927-. Page Sixty-one Instructor in Dancing and Ph} ' sical ' I ' raining. Graduate Mary Wood Hinmaii School of Folk and Gym- nastic Dancing; Special Study under Pavley Oukrainsky, Ivan Tarasoff, a Graduate of Imperial Russian Ballet School, Dianna Watts of London, England, Mme. Aurora, Albertina Rasch, Jack Blue, Luigia Albertieri, Vestoii- Serova School ; One Season with Chicago Grand Opera Ballet ; Special Work in Paris and London ; Alillikin Con- ser atory of Music, 1926-. Director of Kindergarten Department. Certificate in Musical Kindergarten Course; Millikin Con- servatory of Music, 1920 ; Special Study in Dramatic Art and in Playground Work, Chautauqua, N. Y. ; Associate Director of Kindergarten, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1920-25 ; Director of Kindergarten, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1926-. Siyarriett Zoe Gonard Instructor in Kindergarten Primary Methods. Teachers College, Indianapolis, Ind., 1910-12, 1916-17; Co- lumbia University, Summer 1920; University of Illinois, years ' Special Work; Cleveland, Ohio, Extension Course ; Instructor Normal University, Bloomington, 1922-23-24 ; Supervisor Primary Grades, Decatur, 1922-1927, Inc.; Uni- versity Wisconsin, Summer 1927; Instructor Kindergarten Primary Methods, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1927-. Instructor in Publi : School Music Methods. American Institute of Nor- mal Methods, Summers 1920- 21-23-26-27; Certificate in Public School Music, Bethany College, Linds- borg, Kan., 1925 ; Certificate in Piano, 1915; Supervisor of Music, Beloit, Kan., 1921- 27 ; Supervisor of Mu- sic, Decatur, III, 1927- ; In- structor, Millikin Conser- vatory, 1927-. Instructor in Piano and Organ. Piano Study, William H. Sherwood, 1901 ; Harold von lickwitz, 1906-1908; Jeanette Durno, 1909-1915; Organ, Harrison Wild, 1901 ; Clarence Dickinson, 1906-1908; Normal Work and Teaching Alethods Un- der Tulia L. Carruthers, Chicago, 1901 ; Teaching Methods, Jeannette Durno, 1909-1915; Private Teach- ing in Decatur for Many Years; Millikin Conserva- tory of Music, 1924-. Instructor in Speech Arts. University of Illinois, 1919- 22; Emerson College of Oratory, Boston, Mass., 1922- 23 ; Summer Session University of Illinois, 1923 ; Director of Dramatics, El- lis Memorial Community Center, Boston; Director Summer Session Plays, Uni -ersity o f Illinois, 1923- 24; Head of Depart- ment of Public Speaking and Expression, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, High School, 1923-26 ; Millikin Conserv- atory of Music, 1926-. J rs. .9riark ' Hoffman Instructor in V oice. Kansas State Teachers College, Diploma in Piano, 1922; Scholarship, 1923; B.M, Degree with Iajors in Voice and Piano, 1923; Certificate in Public School Music, 1923; In- structor in High School Alusic in Public Schools, Clay Center, Kan., 1923-24 and 1924-25; Instructor in K.S.T.C., Hays, Kan., Summer School, 1924; Teacher of Voice, 1925- 26; Instructor Millikin Conservatory of Alusic, 1926-. S enrietta Glark Instructor in Piano. Bachelor of Science in Music, 1927, Milli- kin Conservatory of Music ; Instructor in Piano, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1927-. Qatheriiie Gurry Instructor in Piano. Bachelor of Science in Music, 1927, Alilli- kin Conservatory of Music; Instructor in Piano, Millikin Conservatory of AIu- sic, 1927-. oris £,i ons Instructor in Piano. Certificate in Piano and Kindergarten iMethods, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1923; Instructor Piano and Kinder- garten Department, Millikin Conser atory of Music, 1923-. Page Sixty-four 1927 SENIOR CLASS PLAY CAST JuDE LowERY ..Mary Lois Mowery. Meg Hunt .Grace Moore Andy Lowery Joe Lukacs David Hunt Lindsey Engeish Matt Hunt Everett Witzman Sid Hunt Royae McClelland RuEE Pryor .Oscar Tauber HE most striking effect of the play was obtained in the storm scene. Peals of thnnder and shieking wind broken by vivid flashes of lightning made this storm very realistic. The setting was in the Carolina mountains. Pacje Sixty- five rms and he yy[an 1928 SENIOR CLASS PLAY CAST RaINA - - — ROLANDE Brosskau Catherine - — - Alice Thompson Captain Bluntschli Marion McClelland LouKA — L NA Brown Major Petkofe Edgar Hickisch NicKOLA Cecil East Major Sergius Saranoff.. Oscar Tauber HBRJ-i were three complete changes of scener)-, all centering " around Major PetkolT ' s home in the Balkan States. The costumes were elaborate and colorful. Pope Sixty-si.v 01011IZMK»S Sigmsi yllphdi Spsilon Founded, University of Alabama, 1856 First Roiv — Eugene Abrams Raymond Harris Dwain Andrews Buell Hollis Charles Harris William Donovan Second Rozu — Roger Yoder William Trisch Loyd O ' Bannon Kenneth Henniger James Dunning Illinois Delta Chapter 1165 West Alain Street riitrd Rozv— Victor Furman Frank Chamberlain Preston Jenuine Herbert Ryman Robert Alurdock Harvey Tucker m Fourth Roiv — Seaton Van Dyne Clarence Flint Wayne Carter IMaurice Greeting Newell Carson Fifth Rozv— Russell Bell Alvan Stark James Burtchi Leo Michel Murton Turley Robert Cope elta Sigma ( ki Fcjunded, College of the City of New York, 1899 .Mpha Lamlida Chapter 734 West Wood Street First Roiv — Norman Richards Clarence Mills Ross Parker Oral Caywood Paul Lauritzen John Merkerbach Second Ro ' i ' — Russell Hale Garland Stahl Arthur Habekost Clarence Wood Thomas Duncan Third Roic— Bernard Gallion Leroy Telford Leo Alalosh Cyril Bopp Francis Starkey Fourth Rozv — Edgar Hickisch Thoral Gaskins Geoffrey Moore William Hester James Cook Fifth ?Oci ' — Nelson Pankey Walter Jump Hugh Schooley Kenneth Heinle Keith Blanchr.rd Sixth Rozc— Reeves Strobel Ford Dickerson Wilbur Laue Eugene Schneirle Verle Kirk John Harvey ISsiU Kappa Spsilon Founded, Illinois Wesleyan, 1899 First Rozv — Cecil East William Martin Sheldon King Richard Parker S. T. Robinson Daniel Fawley Fourth Row — Arthur Dyroff Harry Boedecker Hubert Griffith Harry Langellier William Caldwell Second Rozv — Davis Douthit Robert English Gilbert Twiss Bavard Alarsh Thomas Beadles Fifth Roz. ' — Robert Valentine Harry Soldner Oscar Tauber Glenn Hastings Erwin Dyroff Beta Chapter 1324 West Eldorado Street Third Ron ' — Wilbur Poison Harry Sockler Harley jMcCane Grant Palmer Charles Alorse Sixth Roz, ' — Carthol W alston Clifford Steigemeier Frank Edmonson Allen Neet Ro} ' McCartney Tames Pechar Page Scvct Kappa elta Qhi Founded at James Alillikin University, 1904 1310 West Wood Street First Rozv — Oliver : liller Bruce Perkins Da id Randolph Thurman AIcDavid Lyie Campbell Second Roic — Eugene Van Guilder Sherman Landis Richard Pugsley Arnold Derlitzki Paul Suffern Third Ron ' — Howard Adkins Fred Kaiser Robert iMiller Frank Chizevski Myrl Hill Wilbur Ensor Fourth Rozv — Glenn Burt Marion jMcCIelland Earl Hankins WilHam Price ' illiam McPavid Fifth Rozv— Ezra Malone Thorwald Gunness John Fessel Edwin Kaufman Frank Newton Pnpe Seventy-eight elta yilpha Spsilon Founded, University of Illinois, 1923 Gamma Chapter 1302 West Main Street First Roic — Bryan Renshaw Lynn Hettinger Beauford Maxey Ernest Moffett Leslie Jones Second Rozi ' — William Waldrop Ernest Long Donald Voris Glenn Utterbach Oral Bond Fourth Rozi ' — Wayne Yonker Morris Noland Ralph Hornbuckle William Petty Stocks Williams Third Roiv — Clarence Pygman Herbert Hawkins Donald Pennington Paul Watts Harold Meeker Faffc Eiyhty m i m m i heartbreak S EARTBREAK is such a little thing. It only means that I shall never fling Out to the skies, songs that I used to sing. It only means that I shall never care Again for loveliness in any lovely thing. It only means that I shall never dare To pause at dusk in this still room Lest I should turn and find you there Standing before me in the gloom. Ah, yes it is a little thing — Days shrouded in stark emptiness, Nights weary with remembering — Why, that is all that heartbreak is ! i directory of yY[iUikin Sororities ■ ays Alpha Chi Omega, 1078 West William Delta Delta Delta. 1021 West Wood Delta Omicron. Aston Hall Pi Beta Phi, 235 North Fairview Sigma Alpha Iota, 185 North Fairview Theta Gamma, 1400 West Main Zeta Tau Alpha, 1333 West Macon Founded, jMonmouth College, 1867 Cpi (Beta Cph SY2 Illinois Eta Chapter 235 North Fairview Avenue First Rozu — Jesseth Blackman Sue Barnes Norma Schurman Winifred Osberg Mary Bishop Aileen Blake Second Roza — Emily McDavid Laurine Hucke Lenore Schurman Ruth Robertson Lorraine Spies Third Row — Erma Gill Barbara Watkins Caroline Powers Alicesnow Binney Alice Wilson Edna Henson Fourth Rozv— Fifth ?Oct ' — Jane Girton Rolande Brosseau Josephine Hutchings Helen Moffett Katherine Alsip Emily Johnson Grace Genske Mary Ellen Murphey Florence Scott Lenore Chodat Elizabeth Cruse Pai c Eitihty- yllpkdi Ghi Omega Pounded, DePauw Universit3 1885 Upsilun Chapter 1078 West William Street First Rot-j — V ' irgiiiia Smith Josephine Higman Beatrice Rough Rachel Watson Harriet Wise Carolyn Snyder Second Roil ' — Una Brown Lois Cole Florence Fanyo Jessie Fanyo Dorothy Haworth Ivoretta Foran Third Roz. ' — Esther Gard Elizabeth Fink Anna Mary Kincaid Minnie Bea Guthrie Josephine Walsh Dorothy Dean Fourth Rozv — ■ Helen Hays Kathryn Rankin Pauline Scott Martha Pitner Helen Gilpin Elizabeth McGowan Fifth Roi. ' — Adelaide Pease Lucille Stitt Delores Eshelman Marian Pease Mary Hall Helen Kay Page Bighty-eiyht Km m m elta elta elta I i m 1m m Founded, University of Boston, 1888 First Roiv — Louise Pringle Muriel Stanley Ruth Harper Kathleen Kinnaman Ellen Melrose Third Row — Frances McClelland Louise James Ethelyn Draser Ruth Long Clementine Wise Florence Butler Delta Epsilon Chapter 1021 West Wood Street Fifth 7?07u— Dorothy King Dorothy Stuckey Florence Lingle Cordelia Casey Grace Chard Second Rozv — Mildred Burke Helen Voorhies Ruth Scheske Ruth Edie Pauline Hallford Fourth Rozy ' — Nanette Guest Evelyn Ireland Crete Kearney Grace Holdoway Elouise Easterday Pane Founded, Virginia State Normal, 1898 Tan Chapter 1333 West Macon Street First Rozv — Helen Austin Dorothy Cope Evelyn Shoger Leora Hopkins Martha Clark Elinor Wilson Third Row— Ruth Drysdale Willian Russell Alice Schroeder Dorothy Myers Louise Julian Fifth Row— Helen Hawver !Mae Ross Taylor Gwendolyn !Megaw Juanita Good Esther Ritenour Vanda Savage Second Roiv — Janice Widick Aleda Alegaw Dorothy Flood Mildred Aszmann Elizabeth Johnson Fourth Rozc — lone Scott Zola Swick Wilma Hugenluirger Gertrude Higdon Elizabeth Kenyon l- ' ayc Ninety-two (§igma yilphsi lota. Founded, Ann Arlior, Michigan, 1903 185 North Fairview Avenue First Roiv — Frances Brown Mary Anderson Rose Hammond Mary Mell Nova Green Alice Weld Second Ro ' -a ' — Donnabelle Colvin Rudelle Fritze Mary Heideman Vere Wagstaff Charlotte Bachman Third Rou ' — Wanda Barnett K atherine Herrin Mary Ellen lorgan Vivian Clark Anna Mary Dickey Fourth Roi ' — Marie Cline Helen Harris Alma Webster Mildred Clarkson Dorothy Buck Fifth i?ow— Henrietta Claik Irene Watson Edna Pergreni Lenore Hoffman Mildred Wells Sixth Rozt ' — Catherine Curry Dorothy Longsdorff Anna Alary Dickey Jane Stewart Eleanor Cobb Margaret O ' Neill Founded, ] Iillikin Universit}-, 1921 1400 West, : Iain Street Fust Roi.-— Ernestine Beatty Esther Venters Lela Barth Helen Irwin fnza Vance Second Roi ' — Rachel Stone Florence Stone Thelma Crowl Ruth Waldon Gladys Roussey Third Roz. ' — Ruth Trowbridge Bessie Henry Catherine Rover Helen Taggart Elizalieth } Iills Doris Shopen fourth 7?0a — Eldora Griffith Neva Spray lone Snow Catherine Belt Evch ' n Colebrook Fifth Roz. ' — Bernice Batman Christine Richart Janice Friend l[arjorie Durham Aluriel Edwards I ' aijc Ninety Student Gouncil Top Row : East, Davis, Furnian, Cui ry, Hickiscli. Second Row: Habekost, Blackman, Taylor, Clark, Pergrem, Poison. Third Row: Richards, Crowl, Stahl, Petty, Mills, Dickerson. OFFICERS Edgar Hickisch President Victor Furman Vice President Veema Davis.— Secretary Wilbur Polson Treasurer Page One Hundred Top Row: Gould. Scott, Burke, Taylor, Brown, Moffett, Alkire. Second Row: Fanyo, Guest, Trowbridge. iJavis, Ambrose, Brosseau. OFFICERS Mae Ross Taylor - President Una Brown Vice President Mildred Burke - Secretary Ruth Trowbridge - - - Treasurer MEMBERS OF CABINET Alice; Ambrose Luanna Gould Nanette Guest Helen Moffett Rolande Brosseau Iona Scott Jessie Fanyo Virginia Alkire Page One Hundred One i m J Lr Hai e One Hundred Two [ Gonant Society OFFICERS Harold Holt - - .....Prksident Helen Austin - ....Vice President Mary Emma Marsh Secretary Helen Harris - Treasurer Vermona Bayliss - Archives Keeper Ml Far c One Hundred Three £e Gercle rancais r Top Row: R. Shirk, McClelland, Megaw, Bayliss, Ed Shirk. Second Row: Hawver, Harris, Allin, Stanley, W. Pease, Harris, Brosseau. Third Row: Henson, Girton, Tress, Ambrose, Miss Ross (Faculty Adv.) Harris, Brosseau, Front Row: Corder, Clark, Martin, Miss Blackburn (Fac. Adv.), Bell, Lamb. O FFICERS Alice Ambrose President Lucille Corder Vice President Jesseth Blackman Secretary Russell Bell Treasurer HE French Club meets on the second Tuesday of every month. One of the most important meetings came in December when International night was held. On this night all the foreign language students met in Kaueper Hall. Christmas Carols were sung and the Christmas story was told in the various languages. Mrs. Sylvester read several stories while her sister. Miss Duderstadt, illustrated them. The club was reorganized this year upon a selective basis, admitting only students in advanced French. Page One Hundred Four §irls ' giee Qluh £anibda Cphi (Delta OFFICERS Lucille Brown President Frances McClelland ' ice President Mildri:d Pric e Secretary Margaret Humphrey Treasurer Zeta Chapter Installed at illikin in l ' 25. AMBDA PHI DELTA is a Professional Fine Arts Fraternity founded at Northwestern Universit - School of Speech, Evanston, Illinois, in 1917. Page One Hundred Eight (Delta Cphi (Delta Top Row: Bonnie Williams, Kathryn Rankin, Herbert Ryman, Ruth Robertson, Alice Sawyer. Second Row: Janice Widick, Lois Cold, Edwin Shirk, Utterbach, Rolande Brosseau. OFFICERS Edwin Shirk - — President Rolande Brosseau - ...Vice President Janice Widick.... Secretary Edwin Shirk Treasurer Nu Chapter Installed at Millikin in 1926. Delta Phi Delta is a Professional Art Fraternity. Page One Hundred Nine ens ' giee Glub OFFICERS Eugene C. Ap.rams President Herbert Heller — Vice President Wayne Yonker- Secretary Fletcher Philips Treas. and Bus. Mgr. HE Men ' s Glee Club has had a very successful year so far, having made quite a few out-of-town trips. It is also planning a spring trip. The Glee Club will participate again next year in the Annual Glee Club contest at Chicago, and should make a very good showing in consideration of the excellent material which it has this year. Page One Hundred Eleven OFFICERS Ruth Trowbridge — President Emily McDavid Vice President Oscar E. Tauber - - - Secretary-Treasurer MEMBERS Dr. H. P. K. Agersborg Perry S. Baker Florence Butler Dorothy King Marjorie Durham Dorothy Esslinger Christine Richart Eenore Chodat Wilbur Laue Doris Busch Prof. A. H. Wilson Eeo Michl Neva Spray Helen I Ioffett Dorothy Turney Aleda Megaw Dorothy Read Dell Davis Ellen Melrose Marian Johnson Active membership in the Biology Club is limited to members of the staff and to certain chosen students of the Department of Biology. All majors in the Department of Biology and underclassmen who show a scientific attitude toward their work and are selected by the club, are members. The purpose of the organization is to foster scholarship and to cultivate interest in biological ques- tions. Programs consist of talks by student members, staff members and profes- sional and scientific men of Decatur or neighboring towns and universities. The Biology Club meets regularly on the second Wednesday of every month. Activities of the rear are closed by a traditional picnic held some time in May. The Club ' s emblem, appearing above, has a special significance to every member of the organization. Paae One Hundred Twelve Illinois Gollege Annual Association OFFICERS Cecil East President Marian Pease Secretary H. Carthol Walston Treasurer J-LLINOIS College Annual Association was organized at Bradley College for the purpose of drawing together Annual staffs of the Colleges and Universities throughout the state. The meeting was held at Millikin this year, and repre- sentatives from Universities throughout the state were in attendance. Speak- ers of national repute gave valuable suggestions on every phase of fine Annual building. A contest was held in connection with the regular meeting in which over two hundred books were judged and seven silver loving cups were awarded, as well as sixteen honorable mention certificates. Page One Hundred Fifteen 1929 y)(illidek H. C. W alston Business Manager -Alarion McClelland Harr - Soldner Grant Palmer Jessie Fanyo Ruth Trowbridge Eugene Abrams Janice Widick Helen Moft ' ett Louise Pringle Lynn W oollen Lucille Stitt Josephine Higman Bonnie Williams Oliver Miller Evelyn Ireland Edwin Shirk Eugene ' a.n Guilder Rolande Brosseau Marian Pease Editor Herbert Rymon Kathryn Rankin Ronald lills Alice Weld Lois Cole Ruth Robertson Ray IcCartney Alice Weld Mrginia Alkire Pane One Hundred Sixteen i ' esks zvisli I had a rozu of desks Extending endlessly azvay, For then I ' d never clean them up — I ' d use a neiu one every da K i i AM Pi mm Page One Hundred Eighteen F all the girls I ' ve met in fairest dreams, The one that I have longed the most to see Was really not a mortal maid, it seems. But just a gorgeous rose disguised by me. This rose was like unto a haunting tune, Which lingers still, although the dance is through I tried to lose that dream — so soon, I dared not hope that it could e ' er come true. I ' ve found my rose — she ' s one to be adored ! Oh God! If only T can make her mine! In her, life ' s wonderments have all been poured. I would describe her had I words divine, But will it be enough to tell to thee She ' s fairer than my dream did ever dare to be? Page One Hundred Twenty-four freshman Cpopidarity Qoiitest Kathryn Rankin — Freshman Queen Caroline Powers AiLEEN Blake Ruth Edie Ruth Robertson Mary Bishop Kathryn Reinhart Betty Kruse Lenore Chodat Helen Gilpin Pacic One Hundred Tu ' ent y-cigh Athletic oard of Gontrol OFFICERS Leo Johnson President E. C. Keifer - Treasurer Howard Adkins Secretary MEACBERS Dorothy Abaly -Coed Representative W. W. Smith _._ _ I T T,,r I Faculty Representative Li. M. Cole | Cecil Abrams— - Alumni Representative HONORARY ME.MBERS R. Wayne Gill Helen Hickernell Carl Head I ' afic One Hundred Thirty-two football Millikin, 7; McKendree, 4. Millikin, 7; Wabash, 12. Millikin, 8: St. Viator, 13. Millikin, 7; Loyola, 25 Millikin, 7; Wesleyan, 7 Millikin, 6; Illinois Colle e, 0. Millikin, 6; Bradley, 2. Pn c O ' lc Hundred T hirty-thice 1, [?fl!LLlK!N MOMECOMING AHONC IMSt rRtfiNT JT. VIATOR. CAPTAIM Pane One Hundred Tliirty-f, MILLIKIN, 7; McKENDREE, 4. When Leo Johnson took up coaching duties at the Blue institution in the fall of 1927, he found that some of his last year ' s football team had remained at home, some had come back to school ineligible, and some had come back to rejoin the squad. Those who did not come back and those who came back ineligible left a wide gap for Big Blue to fill, and that feat had to be accomplished before the IMcKendree game. The time came for the McKendree tussle and found Tohnson ready with a new lineup containing new and old men. After the Lebanon athletes had nailed Bluemen behind the goal twice to amass four points, Millikin started a campaign downfield against the McKendree goal line. Van Dyne toted the ball around the end after a neat re- versal of his field, and scored a touchdown, which, with Sockler ' s toe, made the score seven to four for the home boys. MILLIKIN, 7; WABASH, 12. Millikin displayed her greatest pigskin prowess of all the pre-Thanksgiving day contests in the 1927 season when she met and almost conquered the Little Giants. " Flash " Danny Devers streaked through the Indiana defense in the second quarter to score after a brilliant 28 yard run. Sockler added the point and pushed Millikin ahead seven to six. The score stood at that count for the rest of the half and during a goodly portion of the thirtl quarter. However, the Little Giants started an irresistable drive that ended in defeat for the Blue boys. It could not be said that Millikin let down once, but it can be said that the eleven suffered some bad reverses that decided the contest. Byford Lee and Devers, both freshmen, looked good performing for the second time on a college team. MILLIKIN, 8; ST. VIATOR, 13 (Homecoming) Playing w t. Viator in the second successive homecoming argument was just too much for Millikin to handle. The Irish lads came to Decatur in no passive mood and got together to decide that these Millikin boys were angling for another perfect homecoming celebration. " And besides, " the Aviator coach is alleged to have said, " they think we will give up just because we have a green appearance. Let ' s surmount these gu_ s, men. " Page One Hundred Tluitv-six And they did so. f ' ut the sad tale has two sides, a couple aspects, so as to speak. If the good old referee hadn ' t blown his whistle when Sockler was in the midst of a run that put the ball on the three yard line, the story in the newspapers the next day might have been different. Viator scored a pair of touchdowns while the Blue team scored one and a safety. And thus was the home- was the homecoming- celebration sadly marred. MILLIKIN, 7; LOYOLA, 25. King Leo found in the Loyola contest up in Chicago, that the second string is not as good as the first team. He started the second team, apparently saving the first string- boys for the ensuing contest with Wesleyan. The Cath- olics beat the seconds down and rolled them under with comparative ease. The difference was noted when Leo injected Van Dyne and Steigemeier into the clash. One by one, the first team was sent into service, and in the last half, Lee snagged a wandering Loyola pass, trotted about twenty yards and scored Millikin ' s only counter. It was not a very festive occasion — not so hot, we might sav. MILLIKIN, 7; WESLEYAN, 7. The Methodists came down to Decatur with alleged intentions of giving the Blue another conference setback, but the next thing heard from the Bloomington village after the contest was that Wesleyan had managed to hold the strong Millikin outfit to a tie. Leo had all eleven hitting that day. Before the contest, he fired them with the fear of God and the lust for victory. Devers scored in the first half for the benefit of the homecoming crowd and Sockler added another point on the attempt to put Alillikin in the lead. The Blue looked good all the time against Wesleyan. Save for the last period, when Wesleyan scored on a long pass, almost everything indicated a big Millikin day. The homecoming battle was the last played on the J. M. U. field during the 1927 season. MILLIKIN, 6; ILLINOIS COLLEGE, 0. Everytime Millikin has played Illinois College in the last three rears, the two elevens have played in mud. Down at Jacksonville last November, the athletes mixed in another mud puddle. Millikin scored her winning points on a blocked punt affair, wherein Captain Steigemeier felled the oval as it went across S. W. Van Dyne End (Capt.-Elcct) Page One Hiinilred Thirtv-sci ' en the victory line. Otherwise, the battle was one of filth ami dirty playing. " Never, " declares Glen Burt sheepishly, " have I become so dirty playing in a single game. Glen wasn ' t the only one who got " dirty. " Everyone but the bench athletes got dirty that day. MILLIKIN, 6; BRADLEY, 2. We have been asked by the editor to devote a volume or two to the epic vic- tory at Peoria last Thanksgiving clay. The explanation of the victory is simple. As Hankins says, " When we started the scoring march down the field against those Bradlev men, the best line in the country couldn ' t have stoped us. Is this not explanation enough ? Leo and his men evidently had not purged themselves of the feeling they had the year before when they played Bradley. Leo didn ' t have to ask the boys to give — thev just gave out of their own volition. Lee pla} ' ed a fine game at cen- ter, but at one time, he wavered. He passed the ball back of his own line and thus contributed Bradlev ' s only points to them. Not a man on either team gave up. Bradlev was balked almost a half dozen times after reaching the threshold of the Millikin goal. However, when the IMillikin boys went down the field. — a plunge here, an ofif tackle smash there, and a long pass from Hankins to Van Dyne, they could not be balked. Steigemeier added a fitting climax to it all and also to his college career by racing around the end on a flawlessly executed end- run-triple-pass play. He scored the six points that downed " the conference cham- pions. " 1 I ' dijc Oiw Hundred Thirty-eight basketball M ill k in, 26 M ill k- in, 27 M ill k in, 23 M illi k in, 16 M Ih m. 43 M Hi K n, 15 M Ih k m, 21 M Hi n, 13 M Hi K n. 28 Ml Hi ki n, 24 M Hi 1 n. 24 M Hi K n. 47 M Hi K n, 32 M Hi n. 23 M iH ik in. 25 M 111 k n, 31 vSparks, 34 Alumni, 52 Sparks, 27 Evansville, 36 Lincoln, 30 Wesleyan, 24 Bradley, 34 St. Viator, 26 Augustana, 26 Monmouth, 27 St. Viator, 42 Eureka, 45 Eureka, 54 Bradley, 44 Wesleyan, 41 Sparks, 30 I ' aijc One Hundred Forty-five Top Kow: Kraft, ' J ' n.stli, Nicholson, Jester, McClelland, Pugsley, McClure. bECOND Row: Fisher, T ' erkins, Kirk, Layman, Merklebach, Laue, Smith. Third Row: Schooley, Harpstrite, Wilmoth, Long, Barnes. (Basketball 1927-1928 3 ANK GILL and his last edition of the MilHkin basketball team failed to break even in the season ' s campaign, but a lot of things took place that gives one to thmk that Millikin will have a mighty sweet outfit if all the players come back to school. In the first place, Hank had nothing but freshman material from which he could draw his team. At best, a freshman team is inexperienced. The campaign, from the standpoint of wins and losses shows only four vic- tories and three times as many defeats. However, Millikin did not look like a poor team at any time during the season. The players were small, but clever scrappers, and in the four contests that they won, they displayed a superior brand of basketball against teams larger and older than theirs. During the second se- mester, the starting lineup of each game had just one sophomore in it, and the rest were freshmen. Rib Laue and Charlie Smith contributed largely to what success Millikin met, and little Chuck earned a place on one of Brick Young ' s mythical all-conference teams. If both are back next season, more can be expected from Coach Hank Gill ' s cagers. Paiic One Hundred Forty-six G. C. Long Guard C. E. Smith Forward F. B. WlLMOTH Ce7iter L. T. HakpsIrite Guard MILLIKIN, 26; SPARKS, 34. The first of the three contests with Sparks seemed to indicate that MilHkin could play them six or seven times and still lose each time. The play was over the local boys ' heads all the first half and most of the second half. As has been said, the Millikin air was full of " flying Sparks. " MILLIKIN, 27; ALUMNI, 52. This alumni game was good or bad, whatever you wish to call it. It proved decisively that Millikin has a very, very strong alumni basketball team and that the varsity was very, very impotent alongside the old Blue performers. Rex Milhkm and Snake Bowman flipped the sphere through the nets from all points of the hall. Charlie Smith was practically all the varsity could show in the way of basketball to the alumni, and his amusing by-plays with Rex Millikin added a thrill to the contest that made it worth watching. MILLIKIN, 23; SPARKS, 27. Sparks again. Not quite so bad this time, but the Boy Blues still had plenty to learn. The Sparks floor was so small it was shameful to the Millikin boys. Little boys need big floors on which to display their best wares. MILLIKIN, 16; EVANSVILLE, 36. How the Hoosiers play basketball was concisely illustrated to Hank Gill ' s cage aspirants over at Evansville, Indiana, when the Blue played the second road trip during the Christmas fiolidays. They play it entirely too fast for the Deca- tur boys to follow, it was discovered, but at the same time, they cannot do battle any more fiercely than the basketeers from Illinois. Page One Hundred Forty-seven MILLIKIN, 43; LINCOLN, 30. After taking dictation for a matter of two or three weeks from four teams, Hank ' s youngsters turned about and slapped Lincoln down by a 43 to 30 count. Like young colts turned out to pasture, the : Iillikin men turned on their first con- ference opponents and went through them with a speed that brightened the sea- son ' s cage hopes. Charlie Smith was good for 19 points and the little fella was a constant source of terror to the railsplitters. The victory atoned for the defeat at the hands of the Lincoln team at Lincoln during the previous season. MILLIKIN, L5; WESLEY AN, 24. Toe Baker, the pride of Wesleyan University, and consequently of Blooni- ington, and the Little 19 was held scoreless by Charlie Smith while this youth scored two-thirds of Millikin ' s points. Joe and Charlie tangled in a delightful af- fair that interested all the spectators that packed the Wesleyan gym. Eight points in the last quarter upset iMillikin ' s playhouse and destroyed a close contest. The conference champs did not look invincible to the Blue after this contest. MILLIKIN, 21; BRADLEY, 34. After meeting and battling llradley ' s cage hopes. Gill and his men decided that " here are the conference champs, " for they handled } Iillikin masterfully, more so than Wesle ' an. The small Bradle - floor and the large Bradle}- players turned the Blue back to a decisive defeat. Not once did Bradley trail after the first few minutes of the conilict. Pane One Hundred Forty-eight Hugh Schooley Forward John Merklebach Center VeelE Kirk Guard B. A, Perkins Forward MILLIKIN, 13; ST. VIATOR, 26. Millikin cagers began to show the effects of a week ' s intensive basketball when they met St. Viator. The Irishmen doubled the score on the Blue on the Blue floor. Clever, fast, and well built, the Bourbonnais athletes scored often against Millikin. Evard, fast forward, lead the winners ' scoring by his shots un- der the basket. He bolted past the J. M. U. guards time and again to score. The defeat was the third straight conference setback out of four starts. MILLIKIN, 28; AUGUSTANA, 26. A string of conference defeats was stopped when the Swedes were over- come in the last few minutes of battle. In the last quarter, the battle between Millikin and Augustana was knotted four times in a tie, and in the remaining min- utes Millikin came from behind to take the Swedes on their own floor. Rib Laue was the big disturbance as far as the Swedes were concerned, but his work saved Gill another defeat. Charlie Smith tied Laue for point honors. MILLIKIN, 24; MONMOUTH, 27. In the second road trip in as many nights, Millikin lost a contest to Mon- mouth. Long shots scored the victory over Millikin and made the road trip a fif- ty-fifty success. Smith lead Millikin ' s scoring with ten counters. The contest was the last played by Millikin before the termination of the first semester, and with it went Wilmoth and Long, Millikin ' s only two large veterans. Low grades caused the departure of others from the squad. Page One Hundred Forty-nine M. B. McClelland Forward VV. H. Trisch Gtiard J. A. Kraft Gttard Emerson McClure Guard MILLIKIN, 24; ST. VIATOR. 42. Defeat for the third time during the season from one team came to Millikin from vSt. Viator. After tamping MilHkin in the homecoming football event, doubl- ing the score on them in the lirst basketball contest between the two schools, the Irish performed a third operation and totally disabled ] Iillikin ' s basketball prow- ess, this time at St. Viator in the second meeting of the two schools in the same season. Coach Gill used a new lineup, introducing the yearling team, IMerkle- bach. Smith, Laue, Harpstrite and Kirk started the contest and it developed that they started most of the remaining contests. With three imported basketball stars in her lineup. Eureka failed to impress Millikin in the first of their two engagements. Playing the first game on the home floor since the St. Viator contest, the Gillmen took a wide lead over the vet- eran Athenian stars, Sprouse, Wasilewski and Wells, only to have it thinned down during the second half. During the last period, the race ebbed and flowed, one team taking the lead from the other. In the final minute, Arkel Fisher sank a basket from mid floor that broke a tie and cinched a victory for Millikin. Rib Laue was deadly from all angles that evening, for the Robinson youth scored 16 points, — all of them field baskets. The Blue were then to take the last road trip before the final home session of two games. MILLIKIN, 47; EUREKA, 45. MILLIKIN, 32; EUREKA, 54. Only a week before, Millikin had slipped a victory over Eureka, and then. Page One Hundred Fifty Richard Pugsley Porward ]i. E. Nicholson Forward Harvey Jester Center went down into a crushing defeat before the same team. This time, however, MilHkin played in a much smaller gymnasium and before a hostile crowd. Eureka was out for atonement, and they got what they were after. Mauzey and Sprouse became masters about the baskets, while Millikin cagers met with great difificulty in hitting. Time and again, a Millikin player blew a perfectly good sleeper, and in a little time, the sleepers missed amounted to something. Eureka was un- doubtedly the better team throughout the contest, and the Millikin five seemed more or less lost. MILLIKIN, 23; BRADLEY, 44. How Wesleyan licked Bradley still remained a puzzle to the Millikin team after playing. Bradley the second time. Meeting the Hilltoppers on the Millikin gym, the Blue played the game point for point during the first half, and left the floor just two points behind Bradley. In the second half, the Bradley five op- erated the most brilliant offensive attack any conference team flashed on Milli- kin during the season. Playing against a scrapping Millikin crew didn ' t seem to bother the Hilltoppers much, and it only wore the Millikin boys out. McQueen, Bradley center, and Poland, reserve forward, poured baskets into the hoop, and the contest ended with 21 points difference, as compared to the two point varia- tion at the hall. The contest was somewhat rough. MILLIKIN, 25; WESLEYAN, 4L How Wesleyan licked Bradley was somewhat clarified after Millikin met the champs the second time. Millikin still has to be satisfied, however, for in the first half, the stellar Rib Laue was jerked from the contest, and his absence left Page One Hundred Fifty-one i a gaping hole in the Milhkin oitense and defense. The half ended 20 to 16 for Wesleyan — just a minute after Laue was bounced on a personal foul char ge. In the second half, Meehan and Lindquist became democratic and flipped baskets from the sides with unerring and appalling accuracy. Millikin went down be- fore a truly superior team, but Bradley and Wesleyan must have had some racket together before the Hilltoppers bowed. Next year, we hope, the big mix will in- volve Millikin. MILLIKIN, 31; SPARKS, 30. For two games and 36 minutes, Sparks had it over Millikin, but in the last four minutes of the third game, Millikin showed vast improvement to slip a one point victory over the touted accountants of Shelbyville. Rib Laue played another fast game of basketball, and to him a large slice of the spoils is due. He ac- counted for the winning points and led the Blue scoring with 13 counters. Charlie Smith, ever a leading factor, came second with a dozen tallies. The third time was in sooth the charm, and the Millikin cagers hung up their suits with the satisfaction of accomplishing the defeat of a team which was originally unde- feated in 17 starts. May the next season find all the games in the same column with the final Sparks battle. 1 Pagc One Hnndrcd Fifty-tiro Season ' s ' Record Milli kin. 6 Southwestern, 4 Milli kin, 0 Southwestern, 2 Milli kin. 5 Arkansas Aggies, 8 Milli kin. 15 Arkansas Aggies, 6 Milli kin. 8 Harrisburg, 9 Milli kin. 2 St. Viator, 11 Milli kin, 5 Charleston, 1 Milli kin, 10 Illinois College 4 Milli kin, -» St. ' iator 4 Milli kin. 9 Wesleyan 5 Page One Hundred Fifty-four (Baseball, 1927 UT oi sixteen baseball games scheduled for Leo Johnson ' s Millikin baseball team, Millikin won five, lost five, and gave up six to Jupe Pluvius, the rainmaster. Three victories and two losses were the conference achievements of the Blue nine, while the two losses and three losses were the results of a southern trip. Whether or not the southern trip was a success depends largely on how much water one likes, and whether one likes it a foot deep or a yard deep on the baseball field. After getting down in Dixie, the Millikin players became marooned by the storms and floods that swept the south last sj ring. Leo had to leave his team in its last game to come to Decatur and handle the High Schol Inter- scholastic Track and Field meet. The pair of conference defeats in baseball came from St. Viator. That school of Irishmen seems to have a huge jinx on the Blue right at present, for they followed up these two victories by three more in football and basketball. Andrews, Kish and Hankins were the main performers on the mound for Millikin. Perhaps the most notable piece of work in this respect was the five hit game Hankins pitched against Charleston. He had the visitors on his hip and at the end of eight innings, had them down to three hits. King Leo lost Kish, Bifi: " Long, Art Long, Holbrook, Kaler and Flint through one source or another, but his 1928 crop, at the start of the season, looked prom- ising for the season ' s contentions. This book went to press just as Johnson and his men started into their 1928 southern journey. if I if m m m m fl i ' aije One Hundred Fifty-five " rack, 1927 (piRFORMlNG in two dual meets, one tri- angular meet and the State meet. lillikin en- J0 •ed a fair track season in the spring of ' 27 . Millikin lost both dual meets, won the triangular ■ meet, and placed men in the state meet. Harp- strite won second in the javelin and Steigemeier won fourth in the low hurdles in the state. In the first dual meet. : Iillikin was beaten bv Illinois College. 75 to 52. Blue track men won the following events: Barnes, quarter mile; Steigemeier, low hurdles; Malosh, high jump; Harpstrite. javelin; Kinkade, discus; and Lan- dis, broad jump. lillikin lost the second meet to Bradley by a 71 to 60 count. IMillikin won the same events in this meet as in the Illinois College af- fair, and McClelland also won the pole vault and Click the shot put. : lillikin scored 72 points as against McKen- dree ' s 37 and Charleston ' s 16 in the triangular meet. Alalosh, Kinkade, Barnes, Landis and Steigemeier repeated in their events and Jenume won the mile and Alderson won the two mile run. Nine men won their letters in } Iillikin track, four in track events, two in the jumps, and three in the weight events. Steigemeier, Barnes. Jen- uine and W ' ilmoth were the cinder path stars. n- l ' - Hl Landis in the broad jump and Leo Malosh in the Bl(H|Hi H | H| high jump were letter men. Kinkade. Click. and Harpstrite were the weight men to win letter- sweaters. Alderson missed getting the award by one point. Track prospects for the 1928 campaign had not been practicing long enough to venture a guess on them when this story went to press, but since just two lettermen are back, it looks like a hard night. Page One Hundred Fifty-six Richardson Hankins SCI-IOOLEY Anderson Sujimmmg, 1927 l,THOUGH the Blue failed to place a winning team in the first annual Little Nineteen swimming meet, she did place some winning individuals in the contest. Earl Hankins brought a fancy diving championship back to Millikin, after competing against a field of versatile divers in the Wesleyan swimming pool at Bloomington. Bunny Anderson came in fourth place in the diving contests and finished second in the breast stroke event to add further points to Millikin ' s score. Schooley and Richardson performed on the relay team, which won a place in the relay event. The Illinois Wesleyan tan kers copped the team honors in the meet and the Methodist swimm.ers won most of the individual events. Hankins repeated his 1927 performance in the 1928 meet held at St. Viator in March. Acting in the role of captain of the Blue team and defender of a vaunted title, he dove to a second championship. Gilbert Stoddard, a freshman, won the only other place for Millikin in the meet. He finished second in the breast stroke struggle. A large part of the success of Millikin ' s swimming team is due to Dr. A. F. Goodyear and his unseffish efl:orts expended in developing the squad. He gave freely of his valuable time. Pacic One Hnndrcil Fifty-seven M. A. I ' EASE Jr. §olf, 1927 3)(iA RT I N PEAS B — golf champ, cand} ' salesman — what have you ? " Nonnie " Pease is Alilhkin ' s one great golf player, and incidentally her pride and jov. Nonnie won the Little Nineteen golf championship by taming all comers, including the winner of the previous year ' s tour- ney. He took the title with a total of 152 points. Nonnie received his excellent experience at his home town, Bloomington, and he was no little asset to that community. Besides all this, Nonnie played pro golf with the Decatur Country Club golf team during the summer of 1927, and held his own among the pro contenders. Again we say, he is our pride and joy in the art of golfing at Millikin, and we wish him much luck at the cand ' game — eh what? Roy Dodd placed fifth in the meet won hy Pease. Dodd per- formed in the golf tourne - for Mil- likin, as well as in the tennis meet. tennis, 1927 ILLIKIN ' S tennis team for the 1927 season was not up to the usual Millikin tennis standard, for all Millikin men were eliminated from the Little Nineteen running in the district meets. The state meet at Normal last year found no Millikin men competing for the title. Roy Dodd and A ' illiam Kinsey were the net performers for the Blue. Since both men left Millikin after June, net men for the 1928 team .must be developed from freshman ranks. Pnac One Hundred Fifty-eight omens Athletic Association Jesseth Blackman Dorothy Cope Bobby Corder OFFICERS Dorothy Cope - President Dorothy Abaly - Vice President Bobby Corder- - - Secretary Jesseth Beackman Treasurer HE Women ' s Athletic Association is an organization to which an}- woman interested in athletics may belong. At the first meeting of the year a gym rally was planned to be held in the gymnasium in October. This rally was very successful, and as a result, Millikin women are hoping to install the point system of athletics. This point system will involve the giving of points for playing on Volley Ball, Hockey, Basketball and Baseball teams. Also individual work in Tennis, etc., will be recognized. An adequate number of points will entitle one to an " M " sweater. Pane One Hundred Sixty tennis tournament fourth annual Mil- likin Little Nineteen Invi- tational Girl s ' Tennis Tournament was held on the Millikin courts May 20 and 21. The contestants entered vere 7 ugustana, Shurtleff, Knox, Eureka, Bradley, Wheaton, Illinois College, Lincoln, and Milli- kin. But Bradley, unable to be here, forfeited all games. Helen Hays and Mae Ross Taylor represented Millikin in doubles, and Helen Moffett in singles. Although Wheaton College carried off first place hon- ors in both singles and doubles, Millikin offered exceptionally close competition, Hays and Taylor played well and fast, and for a time, victory for them seemed certain, but after a hotly contested game, they were defeated. Moffett played a good game of singles, but was defeated by Knox who in turn was defeated by Wheaton. Owing to Una Brown, tennis manager, Marian Pease, assistant manager,, and Miss Dillon, this was one of the most successful tournaments that has beea held here. Helen Hays Mae Ross Taylor Page One Hundred Sixty-one Sophomore ' hockey eam Top Row: Cooper, Crowl, Shoger, Scheske, Kay. Second Row: Snow, Logan, Gould, Schroeder, Schurman. Front Row: Friend, Venters, Spies, Courtney, Wilson. Esther Venters, Captain y FTBR a hard battle, the Sophomores won the scrap with a score of 2-1. Thehna Crowl was probably the most spectacular player on the team because of her long, clean, hard hits and defensive work. Page One Hiiiulicd Sixty-Hcp freshman S ockeij eam Top Row: Kinnamon, Edwards, Melrose, Gehlman. Second Row: Hallford, Bond, Easterday, Mills. Front Row: Kuhle, Chard, Dickey. Helen Kuhle, Captain LTHOUGH the Sophomores won the Hockey scrap by a score of 2-1, Freshman team offered exceptionally good competition as the score signifies. Page One Hundicd Sixty-three Top Row: Ruth Fratcher (Bus Mgr.), Helen Mar.shall, Virgniia Alk.re. Klizabeth Helen Kuhle, Miss Hickernell. Second Row: Clara Stanley, Doris Bartlett, Gladys Bond. Front Row: Velma Davis, Bobby Corder (Captain), Jerry Elliott. HE Independent Girls ' Basketball team won the annual tournament betw- all women ' s organizations. This is an honor that might well be coveted any team. Page One Hundred Sixty-four SNew cGoue Some p.czv love sJiould take the place Of every love departed — For sorrozv cannot fill your lieart U id ess you ' re Iwllozu-liearted. Page One Hundred Sixty-seven r atseka Rhapsody in disgust My papa is mayor My papa is. The Watseka lads go on frequent tears, But my papa doesn ' t care Even if he is mayor My papa doesn ' t. My papa has some wine. My papa has. Oh noble juice of the vine ! My papa has red wine He drinks it all the time. My papa does. My papa is a sheriff ' s deputy My papa is. He arrests lads sick from too many sips He has a great big star And wears it on his hip My papa does. My papa knows Jack Dempsey My papa does. He had him down to the county fair And had his picture taken with him there My papa did. He did. Bob and Van Paflc One Hill . . . §kin A Drama of That Great College Comedy, Rushing, as Enacted Each Fall by the Campus Greeks. In Three Acts By Josephine; Higman Place : Millikin — or near abouts Time : Any Rushing Season DRAMATIS PERSONNAE Ruth Ann — A sweet young Freshman Micky — A sophisticated Senior inember of Alpha Beta Chi Other A.B.X Sorors ACT I (On the Banner Blue Speeding Toward Alillikin at Decatur) Ruth Ann : College must be wonderful. They say it ' s the best time of your life, and I ' m just beginning. Mary came home last year with the cutest favors and programs — wonder if I ' ll be that popular. And there will be rushing — I do hope some sorority will be interested in me. I don ' t know anvone here — what if I wouldn ' t get rushed at all. . . . (Enter Micky, sauntering, speculatively) Micky : College is hell ! It ' s the hardest life I have ever lived. If I didn ' t Page One Hundred Seventy-one have just one more year. I ' d never be coming back now. And rushing — it simply slays me. I hope we don ' t pull all eggs this year. I suppose I ' ll have to be one of those carefree college girls for another week. Oh damn ! I won ' t have a chance to see Jim till it ' s all over, and I won ' t dare smoke or swear until we have the future Y.W. presidents safely pledged. That house of ours is a disgrace — we ' ll have to use candle- light and trust to the old line about " building in the Spring. " But freshies arc dumb. (Eyes alight on Ruth Ann) What ho! There ' s a hot looking number — a prospect for Alpha Bet or I never saw one. ] Iy duties begin earlier than I expected. (To Ruth Ann, sweetly) Are you going down to Millikin? Ruth Ann : Whv yes, I am — It ' s my first year and I ' m thrilled to tears. Do you go there ? Micky: Yes, I do, and I hate to think that this will be my last year. It is mar- velous. We have the best times at the house. That ' s one of the most desirable features of college life, vou know, the contact with the other girls, the parties and spreads — and a sorority house is the place in which to form ideal friendships. Ruth Ann: (Rapturously — looking for Micky ' s pin) It sounds marvelous — May I ask to what sorority you belong? Micky: Alpha Beta Chi, one of the oldest on the campus and among the largest of nationals. We have the most gorgeous lot for the new house we are planning to build this spring, just a block from the west end of the campus. Our girls are so busy with outside activities we hardly have time to think of the old house, and after all the house itself means so little. You know it ' s zvlio lives in it that really counts. RuTh Ann: (impressed by the fraternal spirit) That ' s what a Wesleyan graduate told me once — she was a Delta Sigma Kappa, and was always telling me about the good times she had in college. (Train stops) Micky: Here we are at the station. If you have never been here before it will be difficult to find your way about. I ' ll be only too glad to take you to your new room. Is it in Aston Hall ? Ruth Ann : Why yes, it is, and it ' s perfectly lovely of you to ' take the Page One Hundred Seventy-two trouble to help me. I certainly would appreciate it, ' cause 1 really do have a kind of lost feeling. (Exeunt Micky assisting with luggage, and keeping a wary eye open for Beta Phis and Chi DeUs that might be meeting trains) iVIiCKY: Here ' s the taxi. Now for your room at the hall. ACT II. (Next day. Den in the Alpha Beta Chi house. Business of rushing Ruth Ann. Dancing, music, etc.) Ruth Ann: The girls are just wonderful .... they ' re just the kind of girls my brother introduces to me. And yotir House mother is lovely. She knows the Van Cortlands at home. Monty (Alpha Bet rushing captain) : I like your attitude so much. So many freshmen have such a superficial basis for judging a sorority. They con- sider the number of rooms in the house, or the number of fur coats the girls have. But those who decide that way are always unhappy in the end. By the way, do you happen to know the Pierces from Oak Park ? They are very good friends of my family. Ruth Ann : Oh yes, I ' ve known them all my life. They live near us. ( Enter Micky, ' apparently nonchalant, but in reality looking for her " find " of the day before). Micky: I ' m awfully glad to see you again. Let ' s dance and get better ac- quainted. (They dance off). Ruth Ann : What a cute step ! Micky: It ' s the " Watseka Hop, " but you know that a dancer is only as good as her partner. Would you like me to help you finish registering tomorrow? I haven ' t anything planned. Ruth Ann : I could surely use some help. I was all mixed up today — I want to continue my saxophone lessons, and to take voice at the Conservatory, but I don ' t know how to arrange my courses, and when I asked questions no one seemed able to suggest any remedy. Page One Hundred Seventy-three Micky : Well. I ' ve had a few years experience, and may be able te give you a few tips. I ' ll meet vou at 9 o ' clock, and say, how about having lunch with me at noon in case we aren ' t finished. Remember that ' s a date. (Alusic stops, and Alonty approaches to do her share) Monty ( As Mickv slips away in quest of another rushee) : Have you been en- joying vourself ? Hope so for •e want you to come back tomorrow after- noon. Ruth Ann : I ' m having the best time .... it ' s just perfect. I think the girls are so friendly. I met that girl you call " j licky " on the train and she just adopted me. She even insisted on taking me to the Hall in a cab, and helped me unpack. She asked me to come over here this afternoon too, and now she ' s going to help me register. I never knew that busy Seniors both- ered with green Freshmen. Monty: You were really fortunate to meet Micky, she ' s so active, and so popu- lar. Last vear she rated every formal, and won a cup for first place in a track meet. Ruth Ann : She is so sweet and unaffected, I hope we get better acquainted. (Catching sight of badge on lonty ' s dress). What an atractive pin ymi have, you must be mighty proud to wear such a beautiful badge. Monty: ( Verv impressiveh ' ) : Yes, we are very fond of the Alpha Ret spear ( Confidentlv ) , It ' s really the best looking pin on this campus, and one of the most expensive. Ruth Ann: (Quite impressed) : Really? I love the combination of diamonds and saphires. (Afonty is called away by a harassed sophomore — the corsage favors have probably failed to arrive) Ruth Ann: (Musing to herself ) The food was delicious, and what lovel_ - lin- en and attractive dishes . . . and the silverware was crested. And the cars — whv all the girls seem to have sport roadsters or Cadillacs. The girls seem so refined and et read ' for a good time . . . that ] lick} " should be able to introduce me to some nice fraternity man. Mother would surely approve of Monty since she knows the Pierces. The house doesn ' t seem Page One Hundred Scventy-fvur very nice, but it shouldn ' t count for much, and they arc going to have a new one soon. (The party begins to break up) ... I wonder if they Yikt me . . . gee. that pin is good looking, I ' d like to . . . Oh, I do hope they ' ll like me. Micky : I ' m so sorry you have to leave now, but the rules say 6 o ' clock sharp. I didn ' t see half enough of you this afternoon. Good-bye, but don ' t for- get our date tomorrow at 9. I ' ll meet you in front of the library. Micky : Thank heavens, that ' s all for today. Betty, let ' s sneak out and have a smoke. Monty : No you don ' t ! There ' s still tomorrow and Friday to keep us busy. You promised to print those place cards for me. Are there enough nap- Betty (Another disillusioned Senior) : Here ' s hoping. And say, vou gotta check up on that silverware that Iota chapter loaned us, if we lost a piece they ' d just about sic National on us. And we have to rustle in some other dishes cause Janie ' s mother is having a party and wants hers back P. D. O. Micky: What patroness can we get to loan her car for Friday? And Monty, do you suppose Smitty can argue her Dad out of the Cadillac for just one more day? Kay ; When do we eat ? Those rushees were a hungrv horde. 1 didn ' t get a bite of those nut bread sandwiches. Betty (Discontentedly ) : The cook says we ' ve exceeded our allowance now. The commissar} will be feeding us stew and hash the rest of this month. Monty: Quit your crabbing, and let ' s check over the list for tomorrow. How about this Oak Park girl? Micky (Interested for a moment) : She ' s a sweet kid, and say, I found out she Page One Hundred Sc- ' cnty-firc (Alicky brings Ruth Ann her coat) (Later at the Alpha Bet house. The weary business of cleaning up and discussing the rushees) kins left? (Enter fourth Alpha Bet, " Kay, " a hungry soph) l_ can play the sax. Now if the rest .of you would just discover some equally good prospects we ' d sweep the campus. iVioNTY ; She ' s got money and family too. She knows the Pierces. They ' re right up there in Oak Park society, blue blood and all that. I hope she doesn ' t find out that I hardh ' know them except by name. Betty: She ' s cute enough, but how about scholarship? Pm tired of a threat- ened probation. That last blue blood we had, left us fifteen hours of " F " when she ran awa} ' and married her chauft ' eur. Micky: She looks smart enough, and speaks well, and she ' s hot enough looking to get grades outa some of the men profs. ( Inspiration Irits Micky ). Say, Monty, Pve got a taxi fare coming, and if I take Miss Ruth Ann to lunch tomorrow, it ' s on the chapter. (Se eral more inspirations) Kay : Monty, I paid the bill at the corner this morning .... Betty : Those flowers I sent that Atwood girl cost me $2.50 .... Monty : Present your bills in meeting. Pm no banker. ] AY : This house is a mess . . . It ' s a good thing we planned a candlelight party. I saw several of the rushees look at the cracked ceiling. MiCKY ' : You ' re too young to be so cynical, Kay. And anyway you ' ll have to build next Spring to make good my lavish promises. Glad I won ' t be here to explain what became of our lovely lot. Monty: Well, how about getting down to business. Does everyone like Oak Park? (Noisy signs of acclamation) O. K. then let ' s hope she ' ll like us . . . Mickv, keep her dated up. I saw a Beta Phi edging her awa} " this morning. Next . . . What about tliat cousin of Janet ' s . . . she ' s got money. ACT III (Several da s later. Chapter room of Alpha Beta Chi house. Business of just finishing pledging Ruth Ann and other unsuspecting freshmen. Con- gratulations, tears, much gushing, kissing, etc.) Page One Hundred Seveuty-six Ruth Ann (Still enraptured with her unshattered dreams) : How beauti- ful was the ceremony, and that darling Micky is to be my sponser. ( Tak- ing another look at her pledge pin). How good this looks to me. It means that all these lovely girls are my sisters, and next year we will have a new house. How wonderful college life is ! I ' m going to write Dave and tell him that the freshmen aren ' t ordered around at all like he said ... I wouldn ' t go to his old school where freshmen have to make beds for the upperclassmen. Micky (Soto voice) : Ye gods, the dinner at the St. Nick and then the agony will be over. I ' m sure tired. If this dinner wasn ' t free I ' d chuck it. Yours truly is going to crawl into her little cot tonight and sleep for a week . . . and then I ' ll see Jim . . . and how ! ! ! ( Curtain ) Page One Hundred Seventy-seven r j t: Dot Abaly: What did your parents name you? R. Parker: They decided on Rose, but they had to change it to Ross. Four years later Buddy Maxwell comes skating down to the Blue Mill and and laughs and laughs when he thinks of those freshman days. e Hundred Scvcnty-nina I S atred m i 1 i I I 1 sliall hate }-()u many va}-s, I shall hate you all my days. Friendship is a bitter thing To give as poultice to the sting Of love grown cold on but one side. (Yet that fact I ' ll always hide.) We will meet quite casually, And your eyes will say to me, " Remember how you once were mine? " Hoping I will give some sign. But I shall answer in this wise — By lires rekindled in my eyes. Another man beside me there And my hands upon his hair. And I will give him all things too — Except my heart — that 1 gave you. I shall hate you all my days, T shall hate you many ways. Gertrude Higdon i Page One Hn By E. C. Abrams (Please forgive us, Abie) TU DENTS will kiss, and yet only about one a thousand really know how to extract bliss from lovely lips. This little item is not alone for beginners, but for the many who go after it like hunting coons or shelling corn. First, kno v who you are to kiss. This is an essential factor in the bliss and pleasure of the two involved. Don ' t make a mistake, although a mistake may be good for some students. Don ' t jump up like a bass for a fly, and smack a woman on the neck, or the ear, or the corner of the forehead, or on her nose, or knock her off her waterfall, or jeik her bonnet ribbons, in haste to get through. Don ' t hurry ! The gentlemen should be a little taller. He should have a clean face, also neck and ears, a kind eye, a mouthful of expression, instead of tobacco. Don ' t sit down to it — stand up. One need not be anxious about getting into a crowd. Two persons are enough to corner and catch a kiss ; more persons spoil the sport. Stand firm ; it won ' t hurt you after you get used to it. Take the left hand of the lady in your right ; let your hat go to any place out of the way ; throw your left hand over the shoulder of the lady, and let it fall to about the middle of her back. Don ' t be in a hurry. Draw her gently, lovmgly, tenderly, but firmly to your heart ; her head will fall lightly upon your shoulder. Don ' t be in a hurry. Send a little life down your left arm to let it know its busi- ness. Her left hand is in your right ; exert a little pressure on that also, not like the grip of a vise, but the gentle clasp, full of electricity, thought and respect. DON ' T be in a hurry. Her head lies carelessly on your shoulder. You are nearly heart to heart. Gently, yet manfully, press her to you. Stand firm. Be brave, but don ' t be in a hurry. Her lips are almost open; lean lightly forward with your head, not your body; take good aim (this is important; many a good kiss has been spoiled by bad aim.) The lips meet, the eyes close, the heart opens, the soul rides the storms and weathers the blast. { Don ' t be in a hurry. ) Heaven opens before you. The world shoots from under your feet as a meteor flies across the evening skies. (Don ' t be afraid.) The nerves dance before the newly erected altar of love a zephyrs dance with dew-trimmed flowers. The heart forgets its bitter- ness and the art of kissing is learned. Don ' t jab down on a beautiful mouth as if you were spearing frogs. Don ' t grab and yank the lady as if she were a struggling colt. Don ' t muss her hair, nor scratch her neck, nor bite her cheek, or squizzle her rich ribbons, and leave her mussed, rumpled and mixed. Don ' t flavor your kiss with onions, tobacco, gin. beer, halitosis or brandy. Pane One Hundred Eighty-one GOLF taking up the game of golf— I use iny uiashie zvith sucli force I heard a catty person say, I ' m also taking iif the coarse. V. SPLASH !! loz ' c golosh, cs and slickers so, Their names sort of sphish together. I flop and slip tlirough tJie sloppy snow — Oh, lunv I enjoy had •zveafherU Paiic One HiiudicJ Eitility-Hvo 4 I 1 1: ADAGIO Is this then what they name As growing older ? " This long, slow silence, that ends with only .... Not caring quite as much If one is lonely ; Nor calling quite so smilelessly For planet-ilame ! J. c. MOUNTAIN WATER Away up where the trails are lonely. And near the sky. Echoes sound in the granite peaks Of the eagle ' s cry, The void is filled by far-off rushing water. From nowhere ; And pools of it, caught in shady places Here and there, Are blue as June, clear and chilled and still As summer snow ' J ' hat hangs high in the split-rock Sawtooth passes, Where clouds go. E. V. G. Paijc One Hundred Eighty-three Another! ®j §ollij ! USK — and a new moon dripping it ' s silver beams on us. We were walking slowly over the hill and through the woods that border the grounds of our sum- mer home. This was our first walk together since a like eve- ning the summer before, when it seemed so hard for me to say " good-bye. " And now we were walking again the dust-tinted path under the sam. old jester moon who seemed to smile with pleasure ai its own en- chanting power. Yet as we moved slowly along not a word passed between us. The situation seemed to hold her speech- less, though I knew she had much to tell me. Rut her mere presence ofifered me companionship, — comfort. As we approached the house in silence, I hated to leave her again. But then, — they don ' t allow cows in the house, donchaknow ! Absence Jllakes the Grades Grozv Lozver Page One Hiindit ned- ' 3Keaded §irl (With Banjo Accouipaniiucnt) ROSY confection, in latest affectii " i A sweet little red-headed girl. A bundle of fire both coiffure and ire, A cute little red-headed girl. ( twang ! twang ! t-twang ! You can have black or von. can Jiave hroivn. But give me a girl with a fiery crozvn. With a heart like fezv others, a temper like none, A siveet little devil and angel in one. ( twang ! twang ! t-twang ! SJie always delights me, the zvav that she fights me, This siveet little red-headed girl, And when she ' s not fistical, she ' s too darn, niystical, My cute little red-headed girl. ( twang ! twang ! t-twang ' Her hair max be titian, auburn or brick, So long as her temper is violent and quick, Quick to remember and quick to forget. Quick to forgive and quick to regret. ( twang ! twang ! t-twang I Slie ' s transiently heartless and arffullv artless, This cute little red-headed girl. An inveterate teaser, hozv Fd like to squeeze her — Tm in love witJi a red-headed girl! (throw away your banjo! ! ! fage One Hundred Ei(jhty-five " Sam, where have you been? " " No place — just got married. " " That ' s good. " " Not so good. I ' se stepdad to nine • kids. " " That ' s bad. " " Not so bad. She ' s got plenty of money. " " That ' s good. " " Not so good. She held on to it tight. " " That ' s bad. " " Not so bad. She owns a big house. " " That ' s good. " " Not so good. It burned down last night. " " That ' s too bad. " " Not so bad. She burned with it. " " That ' s good. " " Yes, that ' s pretty good. " A SAD STORY Long } ' ears the student studied. Formations, specimens and fossil be- came his friends. He was going to be a geologist — one of those fellows that go around over the country cracking rocks with a hammer. That part was all right, but he had to crack them all at one place. Four Freshmen (kidding Irish- man) : " Hey, Mike, did you know the Devil is dead? " Mike ( reaching in pocket and hand- ing each a dollar) : " Take this, me lads. " F. F. : " What is this for! " Mike: " Oh, Fm always glad to help orphans. " " What did Marco Polo ever do? " " Aw, he invented that game you play with ponies and crocjuet mal- lets. " Papc One Hiiifdrcil Eirility-six SNot? Milliccnt has laughing eyes Genevieve is fair. Marys great attracfior lies In her queenly air. Jane trips by on twinkling feet. Peggy ' s laugh is merry. Helen ' s voice is full and sweet. KatJileen is a fairy. Susan ozvns none of these charms, Site ' s very, very plain. To see her bony legs and. arms Gives me the greatest pain. But zvhen some beauty takes my eye J staunchly turn my back I ' ll stick to Susan till I die, For — Susan has the jack. Juggler I ' atje One Hundred Eighty-seven CHARGE IT Love is like a cafeteria — you grab the first thing that looks good and pav for it later. Spark: " I didn ' t know she was a sorority girl. " Plug: " She ' s not. That hungry look came from studying too hard. " WE SEE BY ADS There are 22 fastest stock automo- biles in the world and wonder if the old can ought not be included in this number. IF WE LIKE EM. WE LOVE ' EM IF WE LOVE EM, WE LET EM, IF WE LET EM, WE LOSE ' EM- DAMN! Bill: " I ' ve learned to read lips. " Mary: " How do you do that? " Bill: " I use the touch system. " The Judge : " This lady says you tried to speak to her at the station. " Student: " It was a mistake. I was looking for my roommate ' s girl, whom I had never seen before, but who ' d been described to me as a handsome blonde with classic features, fine complexion, perfect figure, beautifully dressed, and — The Witness: " I don ' t care to prosecute the gentleman. Anyone might have made the same mistake. " Lita: " Why, they told me that George was going to marry her for her money. " Rita: " No, he inherited some cents from his father and didn ' t. " I ' nge One Hxindred Eighty-nine I " lit i W J Spring Song I ' d like to write about the Spring About the birds and flozvers And hozv the lark is on the wing Of Niads in their bowers; The frisky lamb and busy bee: A happy theme I ' ve chosen, And vet I cannot write: you see My fountain pen ' s still frozen. 1 ' ■. Pm c One Hull died Ninety 4= J- OUR letter came tlie zvliile I zvas Attempting to compose Sliort, silly things of doubtful humor. And nozv I find its szveetness fills My mind ivith serious, lovely thoughts. Of you, and of another Spring .... When sun, and moon, and stars were hut Our toys. It is a love not dead but latent . How can one satirise the Girls ' With the fragrance of your note Within the room? TJic editor zvill, no doubt, Hate you for this interruption — And maybe even print this, — (Ed. Note: We know how ' tis!) Page One Hundred Ninety-one 1 -J " Rut why my dear, have you had your beautiful blonde hair dyed black? " " Well, if you must know, I ' m tired of being bothered with gentlemen. " Does he tell you any questionable stories ? No, he makes them so plain that I never have to ask a thing. AND HE WASN ' T A SCOTCHMAN! The meanest man on earth has been discovered. He won ' t even give an opinion. May : Dick was over the other night, and well — have you ever felt that the thrill of a lifetime was about to come to you ? Day : Oh yes, dozens of times ! THE HEIGHT OF— Dean S. : Someone told me that your roommate is lazy. Stude : Yes sir, that ' s right. Dean, he ' s so lazy he stays up all night and studies so he won ' t have to put his clothes on in the morning. Pauc One Huiuircd Ninety Hvo BETTER WATCH OUT OR THE PI PHIS WILL GET YOU!! Kappa: " Well, of all the nerve! Don ' t you ever try to kiss me again ! " Delt: " All right. If that ' s the way you feel about it, get oi¥ my lap! " " Why, I knew you when you wore short pants. " " That ' s nothing. I knew you when vou wore three cornered ones. " Four out of five have it, but per- sonally we don ' t think there are that many cellars in town. Warden to convict: " What, are you back again? " Convict; " Yeah, have you any let- ters or parcels for me. " Page One Hundred Ninety-three ASK ME ANOTHER— What becomes of your lap when you stand up? Coed pledge ' s answer : It retires to the rear and pops up under an as- sumed name. TIMES HAVE CHANGED Old Mother Hubbard used to stick all of her children in a shoe, but that ' s nothing to the number of brothers that can squeeze themselves into your old one-lunged flivver — eh, what Bob? BRING ON THE AXE Bashful Frosh (on sofa) : " If you were in my place what would you do? " Disgusted Flapper: " Cut my arms off and throw them away. " AN OLD FLAME HAS PUT AN END TO MANY A MATCH Page One Huitdrcd i ' iitcty-foiir My Y FIRST was Ann While still a child But in third grade She became too wild. My next zvas Bess I ' ll ne ' er forget, She gave me up For the teacher ' s pet. And then came Dot A blithsome maid I was left back, She skipped a grade. I took fair Flo To my first dance It rained and shrank My first long pants. oves I met dear Marg First year at college She added to My store of knowledge Another, named Fat I thought her siveet She passed me up For an athlete. T then rushed Sal A dandy date Until she found A Packard eight. My last zvas Vi Demure and good, And now site ' s gone To Flollyzvood. Page One Hundred Ninety-five The important thing is not whether the boy can stand alone at one year ; whether or not can he do it at twenty-one is the real test ! DIM light covered with a rosy colored shade shed a soft understanding glow over the parlor. In the corner farthest removed from the lamp was a davenport, shrouded in the roseate darkness. Atten- tion was centered on the divan where one could faint- Iv discern the outline of a head, another bent close above it. There was a sound of a long breath, drawn deep into the lungs, then a long breathless silence. Two small white arms crept up around the neck of the man. The small face came closer and closer. An- other deep breath. Then silence. The smalT figure moved slightly, shook the man and softly whispered : " Father, come up to bed. You fell asleep here, and gee! how you ' re snoring. " Pane Une Ihindrcd Ninety-six Isn ' t it funny That every freshman Intends to be Half-back, Class President, Editor or Track star — but After a very Successful year He is just — A Sophomore. " I understand that Bess is think- Cop: How many times is this that inp- of getting married. " I have arrested you? " Don ' t be silly : people who are get- Fresh : Don ' t ask me I thought you ting married are not thinking. " were keeping score. You can read a girl like a book much easier when she is the bold face type. Pape One Hundred Ninety-ciglit ' t90 yy(iladi) in S auve She siiiiled .... turned and Followed her until I came abreast .... And then she slyly Glanced at me .... Slie zvinked! Dressed hi mauve Silk somethings, So cute, so cliic .... JVe talked, she took My arm . . . zve walked To her hovel-like home. She zvas a dear . . . Extraordinarily stunning . . , Until she spoiled it All hy saying : " You are The only man I ever Met that way! " m 4 If I Page One Hundred Ninety-nine 1 L FIVE WAYS TO MAKE A FRATERNITY 1. Make a varsity team. 2. Pray for a bid. 3. Pray for a bid. 4. Pray for a bid. 5. Pray for a bid. A WET PARTY Four girls at a sad movie witlr only one handkercbief . WHICH GOES TO PROVE He : Define a well dressed man. Haw : The first one up in a f rater- nit} house. She: What a lovely new suit? L. 1 ' ' . T. (reluctantly): P.nt it isn ' t new. She : But I never saw you wear it before. L. B. T. : I never did. It ' s my room- mate ' s. Page Two Humlrcd Here ' s to the lips I ' z ' e kissed — Here ' s to the hands I ' ve pressed — Here ' s to the lies I ' l ' e told each one — ■ May sJie never meet tlie rest. HE creature was a vision of loveliness. Leave off the paint, the powder, the lipstick and the result was a treat for the e ' es. Clear-cut features, a fine complex- ion, w avy hair. — a natural curl. A smile that was sun- shine for the heart .... But mv friend insisted upon cosmetics. Calcium- white talc stole the rose bloom from the cheeks. Paint that stood out boldly, and a half-inch of lipstick made for an effect that was actually hideous. People smiled, even guffawed at the sight of it. P.ut my friend was obstinate, — and maybe not so dumb at that There ' s darn good monev in playing the Clown ! One szvallozv may not uiake a suinuier hut it often eauses a fall. ' acje Tivo Hundred One m I i i m t " I hear you ' re keeping a keg of beer in your room. " " Yes, I ' m taking it to gain strengtli. " " Any results? " " Marvelous ! When I first got the thing I couldn ' t even move it, and now I can roll it all around the floor. " " And what do you tell the other men that come to to see you? " he asked as he released her from his close embrace. " J3o you lead them to believe that you love them ? " " Yes, dearest, " she whispered. " Do vou mind? " " Ah, but it will be hell for them later, " he mur- mured, " The poor trusting fools. " I m f My man ' s at MUiikiii and J ' ni ai ' ax at college, ff ' r )() ; arc scare liiju , seckiiu , c rdpiiu after knozi ' ledc e, ' Tis said that Lctc ' s the source of all c.vistencc, But 1 object to loi ' iiiij from a distance! mm Pane Two Hundred Tivo " No, my father wasn ' t exactly a policeman, but he went with them a great deal. " Mistress: " What makes you so sad, Dinah? " Dinah : " Ah ' specks mah feller ain ' t loyal. " Mistress : " So it ' s the eternal triangle? " Dinah : " Ah fears it am infernal hexagon ! " As promised by the preamble of the United States Constitution, we demand life, liberty and a place to park. Pearl: " I saw Bill ' s picture on Mabel ' s dresser. " Pearline: " Don ' t worry, dearie, that ' s just a frame-up. ' Two Hundred Three Beatrice JVAKE at dawn And find that sleep Has linv fingers holdiiifi back The lif lil lliat seeks la eunie Into niy eyes. ]]liai f reater eeslacy ean be Than Ivini baek inosl dra-rcsily JJ ' hen lialj is dream and h.alj ' is davf The nieniarv of dreams O ' er elands )ny mind With ■I ' isiiin ' s loz ' ely z ' ar aries — And trying I reeall Tlie beantv hidden in your eyes; Like some fair goddess who Has come to lighten burden ' s ' ■n ' cigltf. I rvake, And waking feel The jov that eonies of knozuing well My dream in all reality. Page Tzvo Hundicd Four £ike §irls (The Apologies, if Need Be, to Nancy Boyd) I LIKE girls. Jvc held that opinion from the time that my blue-eyed nurse (At least I hope her eyes zvere of that hue) Lifted me bouncing out of the cradle. I c rezv up ivitli girls — my sisters, and one that lived across The street from me born the same zveek. (She is now eighteen, I am twenty-one.) There has been a lot of talk lately about no one knowing What a red-haired Mamma can do. It ' s no mystery to me — I know one of ' em. She will do almost anything, and has the most convenient Temper. 1 have known her to slam the door in my face Because I insisted on taking my picture from her mantel- piece. She even threatened to never speak to me again Unless I returned the photo. I still have it. I think there is a letter for me in the postoffice. I am rather well-informed on the subject of blondes. I forget whether they are Nordics or Slavs In either event you are their Slav-e. One of my true loves was a brunette. She was a charming creature. I met her by chance one day — downtown. We often met by appointment — downtown. She suggested one day that I call some evening. I never did. Later I discovered she was seeking a divorce from Her husband. I like girls — I know so much about them. (Continued on the next page) Faye Two Hundred Five I have most girls classified. No, now please, not in the vulgar manner of petters And non-believers. I know the sympathetic kind. They will lend you money, if you need it badly enough. They hang on your every word — or neck. The} ' will gladly fry you an egg sandwich late at night. I know the type to avoid. Those talkers whose idea of your lines for the evening — - " Yes " and " No. " like girls, — tlicv arc really iudispeiisihle. They are so interesting after six in the evening. The light see)ns to blend the eosmetics better tlien. Thev tise exotic perfumes, im ' ariably " Black Narcissus, " (I am not complaining, twzv . . .) They are so soft and fluffy. You probablx knozv a little about one yourself. I like girls. 1 Page Two Hundred Six triolets ' Written in depression I DO not repent for niy sins But zuliv did I ever zvrite verse. Though I ' ve been through tlie outs and the ins I do not repent for niy sins. That ' s not how my trouble begins. il v other mistake was far worse. I do not repent for my sins But zi ' liv did I ever zvrite verse. To Susy and Lucy and May, Rosita and Annabclle too Whene ' er I had something to say To Susy and Lucy and May, Td scribble a gay roundelay. Some lines that were pretty a)id true. To Susy and Lucy and May, T osita and Annahelle too. But zvhat did I get for my pains? — 71 v rivals liad monev to burn. How I tvorked for those unfeeling janes. But what did I get for my pains? I zvas the most ardent of szvains, My verse zvith skill did I turn, But what did I get for my pains? M rivals had money to burn. And so I no longer zvrite verse I really don ' t think that it pays. It ' s better to court with a purse And so I no longer zvrite verse. Though Td rave and Fd rant and Fd curse, They zveren ' t impressed by -ny lays. And so I no longer write verse. I really don ' t think that it pays. Seven TO A CERTAIN GIRL Life lies before me, singing soft A song of love and you. I listen eagerly to each szveet note And pray that it is true. WORDS, ETC. If 3-ou hap To see your name Used in Jest or otherwise IN these Pages and } ' ou Can ' t figure out whv IT V as done then Just write it in Your Date Book that Perhaps YOU may Not deserve afterall To blush unse en On This CAMPUS. MANY THANKS. Pane Two Hundred Eiuht fiese Organizations oost ' ' yy(illikin at Decatur ' ' - -m t Sxchsinge Glub Knights of Qolumbus (Tlotarif Glub y)f(oose Glub (Decatur y fotor Glub Association of Gommerce Y. M G. A. glks Glub Kiwanis Glub Optimists Glub £.ions Glub Gitij Glub Sagles Glub I ' aye ' I ' u ' O lliiiidycd Nine The finest and most sanitary place in the State. We serve hot or cold lunches at all hours. We carry a com- plete line of candies, also all kinds of fancy dishes and drinks. We serve the best. All buses, street cars and inter- urbans stop at our door. SAM ' S, ON THE SQUARE COMPLIMENTS OF FLINT, EATON COMPANY Pharmaceutical Chemists 148-152 N. FRANKLIN ST. DECATUR, ILLINOIS Students are invited to visit our laboratories Decatur ' s Only Underselling Store WE P.UY FOR LESS Decatur ' s Busiest Store WE SELL FOR LESS Telephone: iM. 441, 442 Flowers for all occasions DAUT BROTHERS 120 East Prairie Phones Main 733 744 Pai c Tico Hundred Ten The Store — OF- Carefully Chosen Merchandise 1 HAT ineffable air of chic so necessary for the college set is radiated in everything you purchase here. Our merchandise expresses the max- imum of judgment, taste, practicality, char- acter and worth-while originality yet you pay no more than if you buy elsewhere. Smart apparel for the Co-Ed as well as all the newest accessories are found here and for the men, Ed. V. Price Company ' s fine tailored clothes and the smartest of furnishings at prices that appeal to the thrifty. Page Two Hundred Eleven HOTEL ORLANDO 250 Rooms - 200 Baths DECATUR, ILLINOIS MODERN - EUROPEAN - FIREPROOF J DINNER PARTIES, DANCES, FORMALS AND LUNCHEONS Special Attention Given to Alillikin Functions FRED AND HARRY VAN ORMAN, Incorporated Fred Van Orman F. Harold ' an Orman President Managing Director H. E. Carpenter Resident Manager OTHER VAN ORMAN HOTELS HOTEL SHAWNEE HOTEL McCURDY SPRINGFIELD, O. EWVNSMLLE, IND. 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M. 806 West Side Square Special Styles for College Men in the Famous 7-Feature 2-Pants SuitS " $36 Decatur ' s -VrTi TT « A T Hn Clothing Greatest ± U g3 X L Store LUMBER Decatur Lumber and Mfg. Co. 666 NORTH WATER ' Where the Greatest Number Get Their Lumber Phones : Main 854, Main 4466 Decatur, 111. Page Two Hundred Sixteen The vital spots of Plumbing In the entire plumbing system of a modern residence, the faucets receive the greatest wear. They are the nioviny parts . . . the parts that bear tlie wear and strain of constant operation. Mueller faucets are made to stand this punishment. The best of materials . . . the finest craftsmanship, these are the safeguards of Mueller reputation. For more than seventy years Mueller products have been universally recognized for their unfailing quality. MUELLER CO. (Established 1857) DECATUR, ILLINOIS Branches: New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas. Canadian Factory: Mueller, Limited, Sarnia. MUELLER Page Ttvo Hundred Seventeen Faucets DOBBS HATS STETSON HATS THE NEWEST IN COLLEGIATE APPAREL Roxburn and Hart Schaffner Marx College Clothes " The College Shop ' Drobisch-Keiser Company 129 North Water Street Specialists in Footwear for Young Folks SNAPPY NEW STYLES IN QUALITIES THAT WEAR 543 North Water Street Telephone Main 2435 The greatest fur store in Illinois, containing 10,000 feet of lloor space. Our modern equipped factory, our large cold storage vaults and our complete stock of fur coats, robes and chokers, enables us to suppl} ' your needs in an thing in furs, and also jirotection when tlie ' are not in use. Paijc Tico Hundred Eighteen 1 PERSONALITY PLUS In Business Diamonds Watches Jewidry Silverware JEWELRY The Perfect Tribute of Affection is the One Gift That En- dures and Endears. You -may open a charge account at any of our 19 stores. It ' s a wonderful thing, this Personality Plus in Business, but it must be clearly defined, clearly conceived before it is put into practice. Even as a person is liked or disliked, so is a business institution accorded that same feeling. As in personal friendship, so in business. Person- ality Plus, is that added indefinable something that insures friendship of the highest order. In business, Personality Plus is True Value and right kind of service. Fur over 20 years it has been our pleasure to serve Chicagoans and middle-westerners rvitJi their Jewelry needs. Personality Plus has been a key note of our success. We are " Post Graduates " in the Jewelry Business — alzvays learning; new modes, nezv ideas and nezv or- ders of things keep us ever alert. Years from now, as you read these pages, know that Olsen Ebann are in business for you and yours, ever ready to serve you as we have satisfactorily served countless others in ' valks of life. Olsen Ebann 125 N. Main St. DECATUR pj Ebaiin 17 OTHER STORES IN 15 OTHER CITIES 209 South State Street FOURTH FLOOR REPUBLIC BLDG. CHICAGO SOUTHEAST CORNER STATE AT ADAMS irflllllllllllllllllllllHIHIIIIHIHIIIIIIIHIIIIIII Pa, tgc Two Hundred Nineteen Yes, there is some- thing decidedly plea- san t about being well dressed. It helps put | more color into life, l hings be- come easier for one — doors are opened that once seemed strange- ly hard to approach — contacts are easier to make — business and so- cial life seems to take on a change for the better. We fea- ture this k ' ind of clothing. Blakeney Plum ENJOY Our Tasty ICE CREAMS It ' s more than a delicious des- sert — it is a refreshing, nourish- ing food as well. Because it is pure — because it is delightful to . the palate — Cholocate Shop Ice Cream is Decatur ' s favorite con- fection. Try it. Candies - Lunches Decatur ' s Pride Confectionery CO cc te h Ao i 355 N. Water St. HENDERSON PRINTING CO All work entru ed to us will receive our personal attention. Printing That Produces Business 228-230 E. North Street CHRISTOPHER COLOMBO ' ' That Jolly Old Bean ' ' Sailed over the Bounding Main shod with these Collegiate Shoes of world-w i(k ' fame. Bring ) ' oi(r 02 ' ll Puckrlhook " RAY " LONNON, Mgr. I.iidirs ' I iilcriiezi. ' Tues- days Onl . Page Two Hundred Twenty Page Tivo Hundred ' I ' tvcnty-one Millikin Women Always Prefer Lovely Queen Quality Shoes Ten Styles — Shoes for every occasion the Millikin woman may attend. — Embracing ideas from the great designers here and in Paris. One Price — Ten bewitching styles at one low price. — Wear them and keep in step with the outstanding newer styles in grace and comfort. H. S. Gebhart Shoe Section Some day when dreams come true let us help you furnish your home. Wolfe Furniture Co. 246-48 East North St. F. W. RIEDEL Plumbing and Heating 225 S. PARK ST. DECATUR, ILL. I- ' .DUCATIONAL AMUSEMENTS FOR ALL ALWAYS POPULAR PRICES Paramount Super Pictures 3 Acts Standard Vaudeville NEWS — COMEDY Payc Txvo Hundred Tivciity-tzvo MILLIKIN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC DECATUR, ILLINOIS W. St. Claire Minturn Director One of the foremost Schools of Music in the Middle West Millikin Couscn ' ainry — One of the Finest in Existence Certifiicate and Diploma Courses in Piano, Violin, Organ, Cello, and Voice. Special Supervisor ' s Course in Public School Music and Music Kindergarten. ] Tusic-Literary Courses Leading to Degree Bachelor of Science in Music. Many free scholarships offered each year. Summer Term, June 11 to August 11, 1928 For catalog or further information address AVA CALDWELL, Secretary Page Two Hundred Tivcnty-three STALEY ' S SALAD ' and COOKING OIL is a new oil that will meet perfectly every demand of cooking and salad dressing . IT IS A PURE PRODUCT OF CORN, refined by a new French method. It is tasteless ; odorless : will not become rancid ; does not absorb odors from foods previously prepared in it and can, therefore, be used again and again; thorough - winterized — will retain its brilliant color indefinitely. .Ill asset to any kitchen — it ' s pure! HONEY-FLAVORED TABLE SYRUP Another Imk ni the STALKY CHAIN of QUALITY PROD- LTCTS — containing and retaining all the excellence that only a Pure Corn Syrup, extracted and retined by improved methods, can have. This syrup adds to its other ciualities a triumph in flavors — it is flavored with honey! It does not have the exces- sive sweetness of pure hone}- that some people do not like — it has just enough of the best ciualities of hone}- to make this S}-rup delicious and agreeable to the most exacting taste -];; Innovation in Talkie Syrups A. E. Staley Manufacturing Co. DECATUR, ILLINOIS Paric T-iVO Huiuin-d Twciity-foiir BOSTONIANS FOR MEN Unquestionably correct are Bostonians. Made in styles smart for any occasion. Try them on. See how well they look — how welcome their comfort. And at a price easy to pay — $7 to $10. 148 East Main Street Roclgers Shoe Store Decatur, Illinois C. R. MILLER SONS BUILDING CONTRACTORS Telephone Main 410 724 NORTH MAIN STREET DECATUR, ILLINOIS Designers unci Builders of Distiiielive Homes A Good Rule to Follow It is a good rule to PAY AS YOU GO. If you can ' t pay, don ' t go. Slowing down on spending will speed up the growth of your SAVINGS ACCOUNT. Your savings account will be welcomed by this bank. The measure of our success is the assistance we give others to succeed. Citizens National Bank Safety Phis Service Page Two Hundred Twenty-five OF Boston, Massachusetts T. W. BORUFF ( General Agent ) 401-406 Millikin Bank Buikling ELDON GEIGER CECIL ABRAMS FRED G. THOMPSON (Special Agents) Phone Main 265 Decorations - for - Dances - Parties - Floats Name Engraved Free on Fountain Pens and Pencils Purchased. Books — Stationery Professional Photographer at Mac ' s will handle your Kodak Finishing w:t.mcfadden ' ' ™ 429 NortJi IWtter St. HABIT We are creatures of habit. We succeed or we fail as we accpire good habits or bad ones ; and we acquire good habits as easily as bad ones. That is a fact. Most people don ' t believe it and only those who find it out succeed. — Spencer. THE NATIONAL BANK o DECATUR " Decatur ' s Oldest National Bank " ' - ' a uc Two Hundred Twnnly-ivvun Cor. Oakland Ave. and Wood St. SODAS - SUNDAES - CANDIES LIGHT LUNCHES " TIic Place with a Cullcj iiUc . Iliiiosplicre " WHERE STUDENTS MEET TO CHAT AND EAT VISIT THE COLLEGE INN MI ' J ' r OlVn T ' RIENDS MAKE NEW FRIENDS Page Tzvo Hundred Tivcnty-eir ht GIVE YOUR ROOMS CHARMING PERSONALITY Charles Pease Company 155 West Main Street PAINTERS DECORATORS " It Pays to Look Well " The Marthe Beauty Shoppe SPECIALISTS The Martha Method of Steam Waving 222 SOUTH OAKLAND AVENUE Phone 6671 DECATUR, ILLINOIS SUPPORT YOUR WEEKLY PAPER The Dccaturian PUBLICATION of THE JAMES MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY SUBSCRIBE NOW SUBSCRIPTION $2.00 PER YEAR I ' aut! Tzvo Hundred Tivcnty-nine ROY li. JOSEPH — OWNERS — A. G. JOSEPH Main 279 Main 279 CLEANERS THAT CLEAN CLEANER From the smallest repair and alterations ... to perfect cleaning . . . restoring to new-like smartness . . . every mnuite detail of the dry cleaning process is completed with delicate care . . . skill . . . and personal pride. The modern man and woman highly appreciate good dry cleaning . . . knowing that the oftener clothes and furnishings are cleaned the longer they wear and retain their attractiveness. For immaculate dry cleaning, call RELIABLE CLEANERS 209 East Main Street DECATUR, ILLINOIS We ozi ' Ji ami oprratc our dzvii clcau ' uuj plant Diamonds Watches Jewelry Our stock of Jewelry in every line you will find very complete, and our prices very reasonable. Ilxl crt U itcJi and Jcccclry Rrpairiiia R. M. MARTIN JEWELER 140 N. MAIN 141 MERCHANT Pnfir Twn Hundred Tliirfy THE PICTURES in this issue of The Millidek are from Rembrandt ' s the Photographers noted for their EXPERIENCE, WORKMANSHIP PROMPT AND UNEQUALLED SERVICE The Rembrandt Studio 314 North Main Street DECATUR, ILLINOIS (9 HIS space represents the good will of the entire personnel of this organiza- tion. May the future of James Millikin Uni- versity surpass its proud past and its accomplishments ever increase. Kane Engraving Artists and Engravers Water at Prairie DECATUR, ILL. i — ii — — o — — (.i — Ci — c ai e Two Hundred Thirty-three 44 Morehouse Wells Company was established in the year 1859, and incorporated in 1894. The rapid growth of this store is ver} ' apparent from the present status of it. To serve carefully, to consistently bring merchandise of the finest pos- sible quality at moderate prices, to give satisfaction, to deal honestly and courteously, to olTer the greatest measure of service to each of its pa- trons, these are the never forgotten ideals and policies of this store. Morehouse Wells Company is the largest and most complete store of its kind in Central Illinois. Morehouse Wells Co. 134-144 East Main Phone M. 40 Twenty-second at William Phone M. 43 Page Tico Hundred Thirty-four KODAK FINISHING Get Real Joy From Your Kodak Our prints made on Velox Paper assure you of the highest quality. Complete line of Eastman Kodaks, Motion Picture Cameras, and Supplies. Our service will please you. Pfile ' s Camera Shop 250 North Water Street Main 7657 UNION IRON WORKS MANUFACTURERS WESTERN SHELLERS and CLEANERS Elevating, Conveying, and Power Transmitting Machinery Don ' t Say Bread — Say OLSUA DECATUR ILLINOIS ' TJicrc ' s a difference in Bread ' Page Tvuo Hundred Thirty-five Decatur Music Shop VICTOR DEALERS Radios - Phonographs - Pianos - Band Instruments Sheet Music EVERYTHING IN MUSIC Good Clothes for the College Man Michaels-Stern, Clothcraxt and Churchill Makes Priced $25.00 to $55.00— Two Pairs Pants HENEBRY CONNELLY 159 East :Main Street Next Door West Greider ' s Cafe WHEN YOU SEE US DON ' T THINK OF LIFE INSURANCE BUT WHEN YOU THINK OF LIFE INSURANCE SEE US New England Mutual Life Insuraoce Company BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS IiH ' iir [unrated in JS35 EBER M. SPENCE, General Agt. 214 Citizens Building, Decatur. Illinois DWIGHT H. RUH (Twisty) EARL RICHARDSON WAYNE ASH DON SCOTT FOR THAT FORMAL A Pair of Kinney ' s Patents J. L. EISELE $498 ! BETTER CLASS TAILORING 136 North Alain St. Opposite Lincoln Square Theatre 403 North Water Street Phone M. 5874 Page T ' co Hundred Thirty-six CAN YOU BEAT IT? If you save money — you ' re tight. If you spend money — you ' re a rounder. If you work — you ' re a grafter. If you loaf — you ' re worthless. The only solution is to go to college and be all of them. IMPROVES WITH AGE Delta : " Twenty years ago the girls never thought of doing the things they do now-days. " Sig: " Sure, that ' s why they didn ' t do ' em. " Snow : " What did she say when you turned out the light and kissed her? " Binney : " Sho said she never want- ed to see my face again. " Fayc Tzvo Hundred Thirty-seven For Those " Stass " Fraternity " Smokers, " " Stag Banquets " and " Rush- ing Parties " that demand the best there is in Cigar- ettes, Cigars, Pipe Tobacco, Bar and Box Candies — WE HAVE JUST WHAT YOU WANT JOS. MICHL ' S SONS Wholesale and Retail 120 NORTH WATER ST. DECATUR, ILLINOIS Oakland Avenue Barber Shop 325 SOUTH OAKLAND For High Class Work Visit Cody Holmes in His New Sanitary Barber Shop SHINGLE, HAIR CUT, 40c SHAVE, 20c Open Evenings Ladies ' Hair Bobbing a Specialty " Pluinbitui Sliop on JJlieels " PLUMBING, HEATING AND REPAIRING A Call Will liring ( )ur Plumbing Shop to Your Door OUR AlOTTO: " l V (I ' liaraiitce ly-ecrytliiiiii II ' c Do " CODY R. HOLMES 329 S. Oakland Phone F. 346 FHANK YOU The William Gushard Company sincerely appreciates the generous patronage of the many Millikin students, and hopes that the con- nections established with us during the school year will be continued after graduation. William Gushard Company Decatur ' s Greatest Department Store " r c Two Uuiuli ' cd Thirty-nine QUALITY SERVICE 132 North Walnut Street DANVILLE, ILL. Printing of Every Description and Perfect Satisfaction This Annual Was Produced at The Interstate ' The Most Famous Painters of the Girls Are the Girls Themselves " Be Sure to Use the Correct Beauty Aids. We Have Them The Davis Drug Store WEAR BETTER CLOTHES Our Clothes Give the Impression of Taste - Individuality Sam J. Stoddart Over West ' s Drug Store Telephone M. 853 National Bakery AND Delicatessen The French Bake Shop M. A. Van Zetti, Proprietor ) ' oii Name It—U ' c Bake It 433 North Water St. IMain 4289 Paijc Tivo Huiidrcii Forty Players in the Game- Not Side Line Critics Decatur ' s Utility Men Trained in Good Schools — University of Illinois University of Indiana- University of Wisconsin Knox College Alillikin Bonn (Germany) Milwaukee-Engineering Leland Stanford Harvard Rolla-Mines At the football or the baseball game the side- line critic is numerously present. The " Kill-the-umpire, " " Tramp - ' em - in - the - ground " vocal expert noisily telling the trained, skilled, cjuick-thinking, earnest young men how to play is there. And he really thinks he is doing something when he is yelling advice from the bleachers to the broad- shouldered, sturdy, fighting players who are put- ting into the game their own abilities combined with the skill and knowledge drilled into them by their coach. The easiest thing in the world is to criticize some one else — and the less some people know about a really serious piece of work the more willing they seem to be to tell the trained worker how to do it. Life is not now the simple thing it was when dad was a boy. Trained, skilled, mentally alert men and women are needed these days. This is especially true in the public utility in- dustry. It IS highly technical. Yet it is so essential to modern life in industry, business and the home that it must be handled with certainty. Cities cannot be left in the lurch. They must have light, power, gas, transportation if they are to carry on. Among the men and women who look after the operation and constant development of these utili- ties in Decatur are many technically trained in elec- trical, gas, steam, construction, business and com- mercial activities. Great universities and colleges educated them. Their knowledge and skill are constantly in the service of this industry. They know its complications, needs, and prob- able future. This is the work they have trained themselves to do. They are battling in the game. They are not side-line experts. minois Corporation Page Two Hundred Forty-one SCHAFFER RINGLER EXCLUSIVE FURRIERS Furs Repaired, Remodeled, Cleaned, Made to Order and Stored 253 North Main Phone : Iain 7429 Since 1892 Vans, Trucks and Teams Guaranteed Moth Elimination Moving - Packing - Shipping - Storage Fireproof Warehouse 601 East Wilham Decatur, Ilhnois When you are ready to build or remodel your home We will ha e Imikling liclps that will help you to get the most in l)eauty, comfort and conve- nience for the money 3 ' ou wish to spend. lilakers of IL¥@] for Homes Cerro Gordo at ISroadway Since 1878 B Quality Foods and Service ' BROCK ' ' and ' ' MAC " Open Till 1 O ' Clock Phones 8506 and M. 1650 Patjc Tifo Hundred Forty-four The Prudential Can Supply Your Life Insuran:e Needs LEE WALSTON 326-327 Standard Life Bldg. DECATUR, ILLINOIS HARDWARE SUPPLIES FOR Millikin Fraternities and Sororities E. L. LAN DON " A Real Millikin Booster " 128 South Oakland Street A Great States Theatre LINCOLN SQUARE THEATRE Deluxe Photo-Plays and Vaudeville - Popular Prices r I m m Popular Prices - Home of the Vitaphone THE EMPRESS Continuous, 1:30 to 11 :00 - A Great States Theatre I ' agc Two Hundred Foyty-fivi Always When you come uptown be sure to stop at the Princess Confectionery and get your delicious refreshments and Hght lunches. 327 North Water Street Phone A ' lain 895 Diamond Crown - Golden Rule - Sugar Bowl If you want quality pure foods you are assured of obtaining them under these popular labels. " At All Grocers " We Patronize Home Institutions Do You? Decatur Grocery Company Product of General Motors WA . FREDE SON 126-30 North Franklin St. ' ' Whafs New at Newman s ' ' IF IT ' S NEW, ITS HERE- IF ITS HERE. ITS NEW A slogan that is a fact, no matter how }-ou twist it — Newman ' s styles are famous for their qualities and values. They show not only the practical but the desired. The slogan, " If it ' s new it ' s here " is a hve-word record of the past — a jiromise for the future. i The cover for this annual was created by The DAVID J, MOLLOY CO. 2857 N. Western Avenue Chicago, Illinois MOLtJjrHADt very Molloy Made Cover bears this trade mark on the back lid. Paijc Tivo Hundred Porty-scven UILUKIN UNIVERSITY UBRARY REFERENCE MA " . ,J-.V 200021099 DO HO i RtiViOVE FROM LIBRARY


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