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C O f» Y RIGHT V D 19 2 9 iiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii THE ASSEMBLED BYTHE ClASS OF J93 0 JAMES MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY DECATUR v ILLINOIS VOLUME XXYI IIIIHIIIIimilHIHIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIfHIIIIIIItl STAFF Marion McClelland Editor-in-Chief Kathleen Kinnamon . ] Betty Mills V Ass ' t Editors Oliver Miller ' . j Grant Palmer Business Manager Ronald R add iff .... j Harry Godsey Ass ' t Bus. Managers Hubert Griffith ' Ruth Edie Circulation Manager Jesse Fanyo I „ . . TT „ . r Organizations Harry laylor ' Helen Moffet Senior Editor Oscar Tauber Junior Editor Betty Mills Sophomore Editor Margaret Wait Freshman Editor Arnold Derlitski. I Michael Throckmorten , f Bobby Corder Coed Athletics Ruth Robertson Art Editor Everett Yount , Herbert Ryman Alice Sawyer.... Mary E. Hill Ben Aiken Virginia Laramer Aston Hall Rep. Ronald Mills Photography Editor William Price Alice Schroeder Vanda Savage Music and Drama Ruth Scheske... - Faculty Josephine HutcKings Society Ruth Long - j Frank Newton V Calendar Eloise Easterday ) Ruth Trowbridge Ellen Melrose •Ass ' t Art Editors Ass ' t Photography Editors Satire FOREWORD Around the subject that is discussed when prohibition and women do not figure in fraternity houses and dates and campus news in sorority houses — Around the elusive something that makes us believe in the wonder of the out-of-doors, the serenity of the planes, the strength of the hills, the silence of the night, the inspiration of the stars — Around the thing that makes us doubt and question life — yet makes us seek understanding — Around the page of this book we have woven the pur- ple thread of religion. Kathleen Kinnamon. DEDICATION We, The Class of 1930, Dedicate this Volume to Dr. J. H. Ransom Who has won the admiration affection of his fellowmen. O AHPUS I Ic J ti Jrifiv l ift?J y r Eugenia Allin Professor of Library Science Delta Theta Psi; Zeta Tau Alpha B.L,.S., University of Illinois. Bonnie Blackburn Professor of French Delta Delta Delta; Kappa A.B., Millikin; A.M., Chicago; Certificat d-Etudes Franchises, Grenoble, France. Lucille Margaret Bragg Associate Professor of Latin and Greek A.B , A.M., Millikin. L. M. Cole Professor of Manual Arts Millikin University; Stout Man- ual Training School for Teachers; University of Vir- ginia; New York School of Agriculture. Clarence E. Deakins Registrar Sigma Alpha Epsilon B.S., James Millikin University. Julia N. Duncan Secretary to President Penney - 22 - Frederick C. Hottes Assistant Professor of Biology Gamma Alpha, Alpha Gamma Pi, Gamma Sigma Delta B.S., Colorado Agricultural Col- lege; M.S., Iowa State Col- lege; Ph.D., Minnesota. Earl Chester Kieeer Professor of Mathematics Delta Sigma Phi B.S., Michigan Agricultural Col- lege; M.S., Fellow, Univer- sity of Michigan. Isabella Machan Hawkins Professor of Ancient Languages A.B., A.M , Wellesley College. 23 MMMMMi. J. A. Melrose Rouse Professor of Philoso [ hy and Psychology A.B.. Hamilton College; M.A., University of Wisconsin ; Ph.D., University of Wiscon- sin. A. T. Mills Professor of History and Political Science Ph.B., M.A., University of Michigan; LLB., Lincoln and Jefferson University. Leonard Truman Nordlie Associate Professor of Commerce and Finance A.B., Concordia College; M.A.. LIniversity of Illinois. J. H. Ransom Professor of Chemistry B.S., M.S., Wabash College; Ph.D.. University of Illinois. Edith RhynE Associate Professor of Home Economics Omicron Nu B.L-, Kidd-Key Conservatory of Music; B.S., Texas State Marcus College; M.A., Univer- sity of Washington. Harold Rogers Instructor in Mathematics A.B.. Illinois College; A.M., University of Illinois. 24- George R. Sherwood Assistant Professor of Chemistry Phi Beta Kappa A. P.., Indiana; A.M., Ph.D., Il- linois. Fred D. TownslEy Professor of Physics A.B., Wabash College; A.M.. University of Illinois Olive M. Young Professor of Household Arts Kappa Kappa Gamma A.B., University of Nebraska. Frances Mount Assistant Librarian Velma Davis Assistant to Registrar Gertrude Munch Assistant to Comptroller -25- Angel D. AguErrEvERE Assistant Professor of Modem Languages Sigma Delta Pi; Kappa Phi Kappa A.M., L,eland Stanford Univer- sity. Helen HickErnell Director of Women ' s Athletics Irving Goi.eman Assistant Professor of English Literature Phi Beta Kappa A.B., M.A., University of Cal ifornia. L- T. Johnson Director of Athletics Sigma Alpha Lpsilon James Millikin University; Michigan ; Notre Dame. Evan Llewelyn Lewis Associate Professor of Social Science A.B., A.M , University of Wales; Ph.D., University of Glasgow. Rupee J. Jones Associate Professor of English Beta Theta Pi A.B., Ohio University; A.M., Ohio State. Davida McCaslin Professor of Rhetoric Delta Delta Delta A.B., Coe College; A.M., versity of Minnesota; vard; Columbia. George Raab Professor of Fine Arts Uni- Har- Oliver H. Peterson Professor of Education Phi Delta Kappa; Kappa Phi Kappa A.B.. A.M., Chicago; B.S., Huron. -26- ■ Flora Ross Assistant Professor of Modern Languages Alpha Chi Omega; Kappa A.B., Millikin University; M.A., Columbia University ; Certifi- cat d-Etudes Francaises, Gre- noble, France. H. L,. Seari.es Robb Professor of Biblical History and Literature Kappa Phi Kappa A.B., Dartmouth; B.D., Union Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa. W. W. Smith Goiin Professor of Economics Phi Beta Kappa A.B., A.M., LL-D., Lafayette University. A. H. Wilson Professor of Biology B.S., Earlham; M.S., Chicago. CharlEne Fender Wood Associate Professor of English A B., Western University; M.A., Columbia University. Joseph F. GaugEr Instructor of Accounting C. P. A. B.S.. Illinois. Irma Young Gill R- Wayne Gill Instructor in Spanish Assistant Athletic Director Pi Beta Phi Kappa Delta Chi; Beta Theta Pi A.B., Millikin University. A.B., Bethany, West Virginia. I 3 S2 28 _ 3 o PI MU THETA OFFICERS Ruth Trowbridge..... President Audrey Honnold .- Vice President Mae Ross Taylor Secretary Neva Spray Treasurer Pi Mu Theta was founded in May 1914 under the direction of Dr. Grace Patten Conant, head of the English Department at that time. It was organized to promote scholarship and participation in college activities. Pi Mu Theta limits its membership to Senior girls who are elected in the last semester of their Junior year to become me mbers. Eligibility for member- ship is based on a high scholastic average and participation in a wide range of college activities. ALPHA OMEGA Hastings, Barnes, Griswold, Van Dyne, Burt, Waldrop Shirk, Hawkins, Martin, Hart, Bell, McPheeters, Duncan Abrams, Habekost, Kaiser, Poison OFFICERS Eugene Abrams President Arthur Habekost ..Vice President Fred Kaiser Secretary Wilbur Poison Treasurer Alpha Omega is a men ' s honorary fraternity, the membership of which is confined to Seniors. Alpha Omega demands of its members both campus activi- ties and scholarship. The membership is an equal representation from each of the fraternities on the campus, and from the body of men unorganized. The purpose of this organization is the preservation of the ideals and traditions of Millikin, and aiding, in any way possible, activities which are for the betterment of the University. - 3- ? - Twiss, Trowbridge, Cope Corder, Martin, Moffett Gilbert Twiss - - - President Ruth Trowbridge .Vice-president Dorothy Cope - - Secretary Lucille Corder .. - Treasurer William Martin... - - ' -- ' Student Council Helen Moffett.. i Gilbert G. Twiss Bobby Corder Liberal Arts Liberal Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon; Decaturian 2; News Bureau p . JJu Thgta . j M tj Ite; F ren ch Club 1, Sec- 1, 2, 3, 4; Class President 4. retary 2, Vice-president 3, President 4; W. A. A. Secretary 3; Class Secretary 3, Treasurer 4; BuTH O Trowbridge Millidek 4; Decaturian 4: Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Liberal Arti Track 1, 2; Baseball 1, 2; Hockey 1, 2; College Theta Gamma; Hockey 1; A-ton Hall Council 2; Club Scholarship 1, 2, 4; Pi Mu Theta Scholar- President Th-ta Gamma 3, Vice-president 4; ship 3; French Prize 1. 2, 3; Vespers 2, 3, 4; Lambda Phi Delta 2. Vice-president 4; Pi Mu Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Assistant French De- Theta President 4; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, partment 2, 3, 4. Treasurer 2, Vice-president 4; Biology 1, 2, 3, 4, Secretary 2, President 3. Vice-president 4; French Club 4: Vespers 1, 2. 3. 4; Class Vice- William Martin president 4; Millidek 2, 3, 4; Decaturian 3, 4. Liberal Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Omega; Kappa Phi Dorothy E. Cope Kappa; Commerce Club 3; French Club 1, 2, 3; Liberal Arts Millidek 2: Student Council 4, President 4; Sen- Zeta Tau Alpha; W. A. L. 2, 3, 4, President 2; i r Class Play; Chairman of Homecoming. Hockey 1; Track 1, 2: Basketball 2, 3, 4; Zeta President 4; Pi Mu Theta 4; Suanish Club 2, 3, 4. Secretary 2: Home Economics Club 2, 3. HELEN Moffett 4; Vagabond-: 4; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; Vespers 2, Liberal Arts 3, 4; Style Show 3; Class Secretary 4. Pi Bet-- Phi. -33- Dorothy Abaly Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Delta Delta, Secretary 4; Eambda Phi Delta: President W. A. A. 4; Ath- letic Board of Control 3. 4: Style Show 2, 4; Spanish Club; Hockey 1. 2; Bas- ketball I, 2; Track 2; Swimming 1, 2; Tennis 3. ' Eugene Collins Aukams Commerce and Finance Sigma Alpha Epsilon President 4; Alpha Omega, President 4; J. M. U. Ite 4: Publications Board 4; Millidek 3; Men ' s Glee Club 1, 2. 3, 4, Secretary 2; Pres- ident 3; " Pickles " 2. Wanda File Barnett Applied Music Sigma Alpha Iota; Millikin Singers 1, 2; Glee Club 2, 3 ; Senior Class Play. Clarieel Barth Household Arts Spanish Club 3; Y. W. C. A. 1; Home Economics Club 2, 4; Style Show Com- mittee 4. Helen Vermona Bayliss Liberal Arts and Sciences Conant Society 1, 2. 3, 4; Le Cercle Fran- cais 2, 3, 4; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; Wom- an ' s Self Government Association ' Christmas Vespers 3; First Prize French Contest 3; Class Representative Pan- Hellenic Banquet 2, 3; Silver Kappa Key 4. Russell Bell Liberal Arts and Sciences Sigma Alpha Epsilon: Alpha Omega; Kappa Phi Kappa; French Club 3, 4; Chemistry Club 3, 4. JessETh Blackman Liberal Arts and Sciences Pi Beta Phi; Glee Club 2; Le Cercle Fran - cias 1, 2, 3, 4; Second Prize French Contest 3; Student Council 3, 4. Sec- retary 4: Senior Class Plav 4: Basket- ball 1. 2. 3. 4; Track 1, 2; Volleyball Team 2. Willouchhy Brooks Commerce and Finance Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Glenn H. Burt Liberal Arts and Sciences Kappa Delta Chi; Alpha Omega; Kappa Phi Kappa; Football 1. 2, 3. 4; Basket- ball Manager 2; " Pickles " 2; Relay Carnival Manager 2; Chairman Program Committee Relay Carnival 3, 4; J. M. U. Ite. Ronald Cassity Liberal Arts and Sciences Kappa Phi Kappa; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Orches- tra 4; Brown Debate. Second Prize, 3; French Contest. First Prize, 2. - 34 - Frank P. ChizEvski Liberal Arts and Sciences Kappa Delta Chi; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Base- ball 1, 2, 3 (Captain). Velma Ciiupp Liberal Arts and Sciences Senior Play 4; Darby Prize Winner; Jun- ior F!oat Committee 3; Women ' s Edu- dtional Sorority 4 (Treasu.er); Hockey, Baseball 2; Basketball 4; Swimming Contest, third place, 2. Hazel Marie Clawson Public School Music Delta Omicron; Millikin Singers 2; Girls ' Glee Club 1; Mixed Chorus 3. Davis Douthit Commerce and Finance Tau Kappa Epsilon, Vice-president 4; Co- nant Society 3, 4 (Treasurer); " M " Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Commerce and Finance Club 1; Decaturian Staff 1, 3, 4; Var- sity Baseball 1 ; Varsity Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4, Captain 2; Little Nineteen Doubles Champion 1, Second 1, 3, Second Sin- gles 3. EthElyn I. Draser Liberal Arts and Scioices Delta Delta Delta, President 4; Pan-Hel- lenic, Vice-president; Woman ' s Educa- tional Sorority, Vice presi ient ■ Biology Club; Y. W. C. A.; W. S. G. A.; Hockey 1; Basketball 1, 2; Baseball 2; Senior Play; Assistant Society Editor Decaturian 3. Ruth DrysdalE Home Economics Zeta Tau Alpha; Home Fconomies Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Style Show 1. 2. 3. 4; Vespers 1 . 2. 4; Oratio Choir 1; Senior Play; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3. 4; Vice-president Tunior Class; Decaturian 4; W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 3. Clyde Duncan Commerce and Finance Kappa Delta Chi, President 4; Alpha Omega. Robert English Manual Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon, Kappa Phi Kappa 2, Secretary 3, 4. Jess Faxyo Alpha Chi Omega; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet 3, 4 (Secretary); Millidek 3, 4; Decatur- ian 2, 3, 4; W. S. G. A.; Pan-Hellenic 3, 4; Conant Society 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2; Swimming 2; Track 2. Clarence Flint Commerce and Finance Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Alpha Omega; Freshman Class President; Student Council 1, 2; " M " Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Pres- ident; Decaturian 3; Football 1, 2, 3, All-State Team 3; Baseball 3. -35 - LoRETTA FORAN Liberal Arts and Sciences Alpha Chi Omega; Style Show 2, 3, 4; Pan-Hellenic Banquet 4; Spanish Club 1. 2, 3, 4 (Vice-president); Le Cercle Francais 4. Jane GirTon Liberal Arts and Sciences Pi Beta Phi; French Club, Secretary 1, Vice-president 2, 3, 4; French Prize — First 1, Third 3; Educational Society 3, 4; Decaturian Staff 2, 3, 4; Vespers 1. John A. Griswold Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Sigma Phi; Alpha Omega; Le Cercle Francais 1 ; Conservatory Orchestra 1, 3; Conant Society 2, 3, 4; Decaturian 3, 4 (Business Manager) ; J. M. U. Ite. Nanette Guest Household Arts Delta Delta Delta, Vice-president 4; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet 3, 4 (Treasurer) ; Deca- turian 4; Spanish Club 2; Senior Play 4; Home Economics Club 3 (Vice-pres- ident). Arthur HabEkost Commerce and Finance Delta Sigma Phi; Kappa Phi Kappa; Al- pha Omega (Vice-uresident) : " M " Club 3, 4 (President); Board of Publications; President Junior Class; Inter-mural Board; Baseball 1, 2. 3, 4; tiask-t jail Manager 3, 4. Harry Hart Liberal Arts and Sciences Alpha Omega; Millikin Singers 1, 2 (Pres- ident); Glee Club 1, 2, 4; Orchest a 3, 4; Band 1, 2, 3, 4 (Manager 3, 4); Schu- bert Club 4 (Secretary). Glen Hastings Liberal Arts and Sciences Tau Kappa Epsilon ; A ' P na Omega; Kappa Phi Kappa; Senior Play; Glee Club 3; Track 1, 2; Football 1, 2. Herbert Hawkins Commerce and Finance Delta Alpha Epsilon; Alpha Omega; Glee Club 2, 4; Band 2; Spanish Club 2. Kenneth Henninger Liberal Arts and Sciences Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Kappa Phi Kappa; Band 2; Mathematics Club 1; Spanish Club 1. Anna Higgins Liberal Arts and Sciences Le Cercle Francais; Y. W. C. A.; Student Volunteer Treasurer 3; V. S. G. A.; Glee Gun 3; Ch i-tmas v ' espers 3; e ' resh- man Hockey Team. -36- o Harold Holt Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Alpha Epsilon (Vice-president) 2; . ' onant Society 3, 4 (President); Kappa Phi Kappa (President) 4; Vagabond Players 4; Cercle Francais 4. Leanore Hoffman School of Music Sigma Alpha Iota; Millidek 4; Student Council 4; Work Shop Players 4; Style Show 4. Audrey Naomi Honnold Household Arts Zeta Tau Alpha; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Base- ball 2; Hockey 1,2; Glee Club 2; French Club 1. 2; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Bi- ology Club 2, 3; Pi Mu Theta 4 (Pres- ident); Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4; Oratorio Choir 1; Homecoming Play 2; W. A. A. 2, 3, 4; Vespers 1, 2, 4; Style Show 1, 2; Pan- Hellenic 4. LaurinE HuCKE Liberal Arts and Sciences Pi Beta Phi; Soiree 3; Glee Club 2. Josefhine LeRettf Hutchings Liberal Arts and Sciences Pi Beta Phi; Conant Society, Vice-presi- dent 4; Millidek Staff 4. Ruth Maurine Johnson Liberal Arts and Sciences French Prize; Coleman History Prize; Woman ' s Educational Society, President 3; Treasurer 3; F.ench Club; Conant Society. ( Walter S. Jump Commerce and Finance Delta Sigma Phi; Spanish Club; Commerce Club. Fred Kaiser Commerce and Finance Kappa Delta Chi; Alpha Omega. Anna Mary Kincaid Household Arts Alpha Chi Omega; Home Economics Club I, 2, 3, 4; Delta Phi Delta 3, 4; Span- ish Club 1, 2; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Style Show 1, 2, 3, 4. Lois D. McBride Household Arts Zeta Tau Alpha; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Women ' s Educational Soci- ety 4; Decaturian Staff 4; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Vespers 1, 2, 3; Style Show 3, 4; Oratorio 1. -37- i Emily Oi.ga McDavid Liberal Arts and Sciences Pi Beta Phi; Biology Club 1; Social Chairman 2. Vice-president 3. President 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Spanish Club 2, 3; Educational Society, Recording Secre- tary 4; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Fresh- man Popularity 1 ; Vespers 1, 2, 4. Roy Scott McCartney Manual Arts Education Tau Kappa Epsilon; Kappa Phi Kappa, Vice-president 3, 4; Millidek Staff 3, 4. Russell Denton McPheeters Commerce end Finance Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Alpha Omega. James Peyton McReynolds Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Alpha Epsilon; Mathematics Club 2; French Club 2; Band 1, 2. WlLNA MOFFETT Music Sigma Alpha Iota; French Club; Faculty Millikin Conservatory. Geoffrey Ransom Moore Commerce and Finance Delta Sigma Phi, House Manager 1, retary 3, Treasurer 4; Kappa Kappa. Sec- Phi Thelma Marie Myers Public School Music Spanish Club 3, 4; " Aida " 4; Work Shop Players 3, 4. Edward Nicholson Liberal Arts and Sciences Delta Sigma Phi, Nelson Pan key Commerce and Finance Delta Sigma Phi; Spanish Club merce Club 2, 3. Cora- Marian Pease Liberal Arts end Sciences Alpha Chi Omega; Pan-Hellenic; Millidek 1, 2, Editor 3; French Club 1, 2, 3, 4. -38- H. WlLHUR I ' OLSON Commerce and Finance Tau Kappa Epsilon; Band 2; French Club 2; Commerce Club 2. 3: Decaturian Staff, Sport Editor 2, Assistant Editor 3, Editor 4; Student Council 3, 4; Alpha Omega, Treasurer 4; Senior Play 4; J. M. U. Ite. Christina R. Rich art Household Arts Theta Gamma; Basketball 2. 4; Baseball 2; Track 1; Home Economics Club, Secre- tary 3, President 4; Style Show 3, 4; Biology Club 2. 3, 4; Student Council 1, 2; French Club 4; Glee Club 1, 2; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; W. A. A.; Dele- gate to Home Economics Convention 3; Vespers 3 ; Pi Mu Theta. Jambs M. Richey Liberal Arts and Sciences Kappa Delta Chi; Kappa Phi Kappa; Biology Club, Treasurer 2, President 3; Student Council, Treasurer 2; Varsity " M " Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Belay Carnival Committee 3; Vespers 3; Football 1, 2, 3, 4. Willi a n Belle Russell Liberal Arts and Sciences Zeta Tau Alpha; Y. W. C. A.; Kappa; Spanish Club. Eeona Elsa Shulte Commerce and Finance Alpha Chi Omega; Spanish Club 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 2. Pauline Grace Scott Household Arts Alpha Chi Omega; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; French Club 3; Style Show 3, 4; Vespers 2, 3. Richard A. Shirk Liberal Arts and Sciences Alpha Omega; Schubert Club 4; French Club 3, Vice-President 4; Band 1, 2, 3, President 4. Neva Mae Spray Household Arts Theta Gamma, Vice-President 2, Treasurer 3, President 4; W. S. G. A., Vice-Presi- dent 3; Biology Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Pi Mu Theta. Treasurer 4; Y. W. C. A 1, 2, 3, 4; W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, Vice-President 4; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, Secretary 4; French Club 4; Pan-Hellenic 3, 4. Clara Lucille Stanley Liberal Arts and Sciences Y. W. C. A. 2, 3; Student Volunteer 2, 3, 4, State Secretary 3; Brown Debate 2, 3; French Club 2, 3; Conant Society 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3, 4; W. A. A. 3, 4. Elmer Ellsworth StearnEs Liberal Arts ■ Kappa Phi Kappa. Florence Stone Household Arts Theta Gamma; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Style Show 1, 2, 4, Style Show Committee 3, 4; Vespers 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2; Base- ball 2. Zola Swick Household Arts Zeta Tau Alpha; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Vespers 1, 3; Style Show 2, 4; Spanish Club 2, 4; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Mae Ross Taylor Liberal Arts Zeta Tau Alpha; Pi Mu Theta; Decaturian Start 3, 4. Assistant Editor 3; Millidek Staff 2; Secretary of Pi Mu Theta 4; Y. V. C. A. Cabinet 2, 3, President 3; Freshman Commission 1 ; Varsity Tennis 2, 3, 4; Student Council 2, 3; English Club 2, 3, 4; Vice-President Sophomore Class 2; Volleyball captain 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Hockey Team 1, 2, Captain 2; McDavid Speaking Contest Finals 1; Baseball Captain 2. Harry Grant Taylor Liberal Arts Delta Sigma Phi, Sergeant - at - Arms and House Manager 2, President 4; Kappa Phi Kappa, Vice-President 4; Alpha Omega 4; President of Sophomore Class 2; Student Council 2. Robert T. Valentine Manual Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon ; Kappa Phi Kappa, Secretary 4; Varsity Track Team 1; Varsity Football Manager 3 ; Manager of Intermural Athletics 4; Assistant Basket- ball Manager 2; Band 1, 2; Homecoming Play 1. William F. Waldrop Public School Music Delta Alpha Epsilon, Vice-President 3; Aloha Omega 4; Kappa Phi Kappa; Schubert Club, President 4; Band, Presi- dent 2, Drum Major 3; Glee Club; Orchestra; Treasurer of Junior Class 3; " Chimes of Normandy " 4. Carthol H. Walston Liberal Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Millikin Singers 1 ; Illinois College An- nual Association, Treasurer, 3; Millidek 2, 3; Business Manager 3. Irene Gertrude Watson Public School Music Sigma Alpha Iota, Secretary 2; Biology Club 1; French Club 3; Millikin Singers 1; Messiah 2; Presser Foundation Schol- arship; Kappa; Vespers; Style Show 2. Mildred Wells Public School Music Sigma Alpha Iota; Millikin Singers 1; Girls ' Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Y. W. C. A. 2, 3. William Wherry Liberal Arts and Sciences Kappa Delta Chi, Vice-President 4; Kappa Phi Kappa, Treasurer 4; Biology Club 2, 3, 4; Track Manager 4; Cheer Leader 1, 2, 3, 4; " Pickles " 2; Millidek Staff 2; Band 1, 2; Glee Club 1, Manager 2. _40. Fred Barnes Helen Helmick Manual Arts Liberal Arts Baseball 1, 2, 3; Basketball 2; Alpha Omega; " M " Theta Gamma; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Club, Treasurer 3; French Club 1. Joyce Lee Coffee Emily Johnson Liberal Arts Household Arts Theta Gamma; Millidek 2, 3; Editor 3; English Pi-Beta Phi; Style Show 3 4; Biology Club 4; Club 1, 2, 4. Home Economics Club 3, 4; Basketball 3, 4. -41 _ THE JUNIOR CLASS Hettinger, Fink, Kay Scott, Scheske OFFICERS Lynn Hettinger -- President Elizabeth Fink -- Vice President Helen Kay Secretary Thelma Scott Treasurer Ruth Scheske [-Student Council Englebert Gidcomb -- JUNIOR CLASS In the fall of 1926 the expected class of Freshmen enrolled in James Milli- kin University. As members of that class we like to think we were just a little more intelligent, on the general average, than the proverbial " Green-ones " because among those who registered were twenty-five scholarship students chosen from the upper fifth of classes graduated from ' high schools in Decatur and other towns of Illinois. In this, our junior year, we have given the Junior tea under the direction and management " of our vice president; and the main social event of our class, the Junior Prom, was held in the ballroom of the Orlando Hotel. As to our future — only the Fates can tell, and they are silent. We must wait and see. -43- I 9 Alderson, Allen, Anderson, Atteberry, Barber Bear, Blair, Corson. Deal. Dodd, Dyroff Edie, Edwards, Flood, Good, Gross Haggard, Hankins, Helmick, Henson, Hickman, Keef McClelland, Mills. Palmer, Patterson, Price Roberts, Schneider, Sockler, Spiees, Staley, Stark Sutton, Tauber, Wallbaum, Wells, Williams -44- THE SOPHOMORE CLASS Lane, Wilson, Melrose Dickey, Dickerson, Mills OFFICERS Wilbur Lane Elinor Wilson Ellen Melrose Annamary Dickey Betty Mills Eord Dickerson.... The annual Frosh-Soph scrap was as usual but it rained unnecessarily more than usual. The first year boys carried off ail the honors for their events, but the Soph girls were the victors in hockey. The customary cotillion was held March 8th in the newly decorated Hotel Orlando rooms. Two hundred fifty people attended while Lew Hogan ' s orches- tra played. -45 - President ...Vice President Secretary ... Treasurer ' -Student Council Aztnan, Bishop, Bates, Bauer, Snow-Binney Blake, Buck, Caywood, Campbell, Casey Cope, Chastain, V. Clark, Colbrook, Colebauk Colvin, Cook, Crossman, Cruse, Davis Daniel, Douglas, M. Clark, Clarkson, Col l) Durham, Dunning, Easterday, Feeser, Fischer, Galbreath -46- Gallager, Genseke, Gilpin, Glyn, Godsey Griffith, Hallford, Hanisko, Hedtick, Henry Higdon, Holdoway, Hopkins, Hunter, Keys Kinnamon, Kirke, Kuhle, Lamb, Langeluer Leighty, Locke, Long, Lockie, Longsdorff McDavid, Marshall, Meikelb ck. Michel Mich ' - 47 Miller, Myers, Neet, O ' Brien, O ' Kane O ' Neil, Osberg, Overlease, Pechar, Perkins Pierce, Pfeffer, Randolph, Ritenour, Robertson Rough, Sawyer, Schnerle, Smith, Stewart Stitt, Story, Tabor, Utterback, Vance Vincent, Webster, Wilson. C. Wise, H. Wise -48- THE FRESHMAN CLASS Miller, Richards, Jones OFFICERS Jasper Miller President Mary Rickards Vice President Grier Gregory Secretary Jeff Jones - Treasurer Rosalyn Pease ) ■ Student Louncit Dan Henry - ) - 49 - Adamson, Akers, Alfrey, Anderson, Andrews, Arnett R. Austin, 1). Austin, Baker, Ballinger, Bathory, Bayliss Bell, Bean, Brownback, Bolen, Burgess Brummer, Burgner, Burks, Christison, Coe Coffey, Corbett, Grossman, Davidson, Dabl, Davis Davissoii, Deverell, Dobry, Dorgan, Doty, Duffey - 50 - Elliott, Findley, Finin, Furman, Forsland. French France, Grant, Grohne, Hackett, Hager, Halmbacher Hannum, C. Harris, M. Harris, Hart, Hessick, Hildebrandt Hoffman, Holben, Holmes, Hupp, Jokisch Johnson, Jonquet, Kinnamon, Klausmier, Klunder Kuhn, Larimer, Larrick, L,atham, Leconte, Lorenz - 51 - I Leeper, McGaughey, McDonald, McKinney, Mancell, Mannering Manning, Mann, C. Marshall, E. Marshall. V. Marshall, Mayberry Merkelback, Miller, Munn, Newman, Newsome Niehaus, Nobes, O ' Brien, Patterson, Poison Ponder, Porter, Raffe, Rhea, Rodgers, Rork Rosborough, Rowe, Roy, Ruddick, Scheske, Schluntz - 52 - Segur, Shelby, Shull, Sidener, H. Smith, P. Smith Smithpeters, South, Spates, Stabler, Starr Stevens, A. Stewart, T. Stewart, Stone, Swengel, Tarro Threlkeld, Travis, Trimble, Tschudy, Waddell Wait, Waite, Walpole, Watkins, Weedman, Wheeler E. Williams, G. Williams, F. Wilson, R. Wilson, Yount Winifred St. Claire Minturn 2 A I Executive Secretary 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 study, Berlin, Germany, 1913; private study Hugo Kortschak and Adolph Weidig, 1914-15; Director Decatur Musical College, Decatur, Illinois, 1915-25; Executive Secre- tary Millikin Conservatory Music, 1925-. - 57 - 1 George C. Baum Chicago Musical College. 1904- 06; Teacher ' s Certificate, Di- ploma and B.M. Degrees: First Violinist Minneapolis Symphony Orch-stra: Organ- ist and First Violinist Twin City String Qua tette ; Pro- fessor Violin. Millikin Con- servatory of Music. 1927-. Louise Watson Helmick Instructor in Voice YVesIeyan College of Music, 1908-1913; Certificate in Voice and Theory, 1911; Member of Faculty, 1911-1919; Cosmo- politan School of Music, Chi- cago, Certificate in Public School Methods, 1912; Amer- ican Conservatory of Music, Chicago. 1915-1917: Private Study. Charles W. Cla.k Sum- mer. ' 924; Instructor, Mil- likin Conservatory of Music. 1919-. Stella Mae Chittum Instructor in Piano Ce- f - ' fi te in ' invo. 1 9 1 5 : Cer- tificate as Teacher of Piano and Certificate in Harmony, 1919; Diploma in Piano as So- loist and Teacher. 1921; B.M. Degree with Major in Piano, 1 9 2 6; Instructor. Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1920-. Doris Lyons Instructor in Piano Certificate in Piano and Kinder- garten Methods. Millikin Con- servatory of Music, 1923; In- structor Piano and Kinder- garten Department. Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1923-. Martorie P. Cutler Professor of Primary Methods Graduate National Kindergarten and Elementary Co ' lege, Ev- anston, Illinois. 1920-23; In- structor Little School, Geneva, Illinois, 1923-25; Instructor Cornell University Nursery Riverside School. Riverside, Illinois, 1927 - 2S; Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1928-. Janice MerEiutii, A.B. Instructor in Speech Arts Bachelor of Arts. Beloit Col- lege. Beloit, Wisconsin, 1917- 21; Conservatory Lvceum Arts, Chicago. Illinois, 1924 - 25; Professional Dramatic Work, 1925-26; Penn Hall. Chambers- burg, Pennsylvania, 1926-27; Millikin Conservatory of Mu- sic, 192S-. -58 WlLNA MOFFETT Instructor in Piano and Organ Certificate in Piano, 1913; Diploma as soloist and Teacher, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1918; Private Teaching Experience, Decatur, Illinois, 1916-1918; Diploma in Organ, 1919; Post-Grad- uate Diploma in Piano, 1919; Post-Graduate Di- ploma in Organ, 1920; Private Study, Chicago, Percy Grainger, Summer. 1919; Instructor, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1918-1923; In- structor in Piano, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1923-1924; Instructor Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1924-. Ruth Walters 7 nstvctor in Piano Certificate Fletcher-Copp Method in Piano, 1918; Year ' s Study Colonial School, Washington, D. C 1920; Certificate Kindergarten Methods, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1924; First Grade State Teacher ' s Certificate in Piano, 1924: Certificate in Piano. Mil ' ikin Conservatory of Music, 1926: Instructor in Piano, Millikin Con- servatory of Music, 1926-27-. Henrietta Clark Instructor in Piano Bachelor of Science in Music, 1927, Millikin Con- servatory of Music: Instructor ; n Piano, Mi h- kin Conservatory of Music, 1927-. Grant HadlEy Professor of Voice Graduate Northern Indiana Normal School of Mu- sic, 1894; Private Training, R. A. Phelps and G. Willard Munro Studios, Chicago, 1895-6; Private Training and Coaching, Clement B. Shaw Studio. New York City, 1897; Profes- sional Concert Work. 1898-9; Director Voice De- partment Highland Park College of Music, Des Moines, Iowa, 1900-5; Teachc Chicaeo Con- servatory, 1906-7: Coached Frederick W. Root, Chicago. W. L. Tomlins (Director Apollo Club, Chicago), and Carlton Hacket. American Con- servatory. Chicago; Received Degree of Doctor of Music from the Hinshaw Conservatory of Music, 1908; Coached German Lieder with and Acted as Assistant to the Late Herr Carl Voe!- ker of Berlin for Five Years: Coached with An- nie Friedberg, Harry Barnhart and William Wade Hinshaw of New York; Concert Tours and Private Studio. Chicago; Millikin Conserv- atory of Music, 1926-. Florence D RoycE Director of Kindergarten Department Certificate in Musical Kindergarten Course; Mil- likin Conservatory of Music, 1920; Special Study in Dramatic Art and in Playground Work, Chautauqua, New York: Associate Director of Kindergarten, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 192U-2S; Director ot Kindergarten. Millikin Con- servatory of Music, 1926; National Teachers ' College, 1928. Frederic C. ButterfiEld, A. B. Professor of Pi A.B., Harvard; Graduate Study, Paris, 1910-11; Studied Pianoforte with Isadore Philipn, Tobias Matthav, Christe Moor, Paul Herard ; Organ with Charles Marie Widor. H. Sibert, John Her- man; Imorovisation with Marcel Dupre; Theory with Walter Spalding, Frederic Converse, Emil Schwary: Ame-ican Conservatory, Fountaine- bleau. 1924-1927; Tobias Matthay Pianoforte School, London, 1926; Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1928-. Mrs. Grant Hadley Instructor in Voice Graduate Pnnil Grant Hadlev: Instructor in Voice, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1926-27-. EriNA Chills Instructor in Piano Piano, Heniot Lew American Conservatory of Music, 1904; Diploma in Piano Playing and Teacher ' s Certificate. Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1908: Instructor in Piano, Millikin Con- servatory of Music, 1908-12; Institute of Mu- sical Art, New York City, 1912-14; Associate Professor Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1914- 15; Counterpoint, Adolf Weidig American Con- servatory of Music, 1915-16; Institute of Mu- sical Art. New York, 1916-17; Orchestration, Rosister Cole: Applied Theory, Carolyn Alchin; Instructor in Piano, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1928-. Catherine Curry Instructor in Piano Bachelor of Science in Music, 1927, Millikin Con- servatory of Music: Instructor in Piano, Milli- kin Conservatory of Music, 1927-. 59 - Harriett ZoE Cox Aim Instructor in Kindergarten Primary Methods Teachers College, Indianpolis, Ind., 1910-12, 1916- 17; Columbia University, Summer 1920; Univer- sity of Illinois, 2 l z years ' Special Work; Cleve- land, Ohio, Extension Course; Instructor Normal University, Bloomington, 1922-23-24; Supervisor Primary Grades, Decatur, 1922-1927, Inc.; Uni- versity of Wisconsin, Summer 1927; Instructor Kindergarten Primary Methods, Millikin Con- servatory of Music, 1927-. Nita E. Clark Instructor in Piano and Organ Piano Study, William H. Sherwood, 1901; Harold von Mickwitz, 1906-1908; Jeanette Durno, 1909- 1915; Organ, Harrison Wild, 1901; Clarence Dickinson, 1906-1908: Normal Work and Teach- ing Methods under Julia L. Carruthers, Chicago, 1901; Teaching Methods, Jeanette Durno, 1909- 1915; Private Teaching in Decatur for Many Years; Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1924-. Annette Van Dyke Instructor in Dancing and Physical Training Graduate Mary Wood Hinman School of Folk and Gymnastic 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, Luiga Albertieri, Vestoff- Serova School; One Season with Chicago Grand Opera Ballet; Special Work in Paris and Lon- don; Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1926-. Miner W. Gallup 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, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1909-. Carrie Ruffxer Instructor in Public School Music Methods American Institute of Normal Methods, Summers 1920-21-23-26-27; Certificate in Public School Music, Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kan., 1925; Certificate in Piano, 1915; Supervisor of Music, Beloit, Kan., 1921-27; Supervisor of Music, De- catur, 111., 1927- ; Instructor, Millikin Conserva- tory, 1927-. Mayme Irons Instructor in Public School Music Methods American Institute of Normal Methods, Summers of 1914, 1915 and 1917; Diploma in Public School Music Course, Northwestern University School of Music, Evanston, Illinois, 1920; Super- visor of Public School Music, Aurora, Illinois, 1920-1922; Instructor in Public School Music Methods, Columbia Conservatory, Aurora, 1921- 1922; Supervisor of Music, Decatur, Illinois, 1922-1927; In structor Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1922-27; Columbia University, 1927-28; Millikin Conservatory, 1928-. Ruth Lucille Muir Instructor in Piano Diploma as Soloist and Teacher in Piano Playing, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1918; Post- Graduate in Piano, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1919; Diploma as Soloist and Teacher in Singing, Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1922; Private Piano Study, Chicago Musical College, Percy Grainger, Summer 1919; Instruc- tor Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1915-1922; Private Teaching, Macon, Mo., 1922-1925; In- structor Millikin Kindergarten, 1925-. Robert Walter Instructor, Baud and Orchestral Wind Instruments Private Study, Erfurt, Germany; Private Instruc- tor, Band and Orchestral Instruments, Decatur, 111., 1887-; Director Goodman Band, Decatur, 111., 1886-; Instructor Millikin Conservatory of Music, 1914-. Mary HeidEman Student Instructor in Violin, Millikin Conserva- tory of Music, 1927-. 6o ' THE TORCH BEARERS " 1929 Senior Class Play CAST Jenny Neva Spray Frederick Ritter William Martin Mrs. Paula Ritter Ethelyn Draser Mrs. J. Duro Pampinelli .....Nanette Guest Mr. Spindler , Wilbur Poison Mrs. Nelly Fell - Velma Ch,upp Huxley Hossefrosse Oscar Tauber Teddy Spearing Glenn Hastings Miss Florence McCrickett— Wanda Barnett Ralph Twiller Carthol Walston Stage Manager Harry Hart Mrs. Clara Sheppard Jesseth Blackman SCENE Act I. A kind of drawing-room in the home of Frederick Ritter, on an evening in October, about eight o ' clock. Act II. Behind the scenes at Horticultural Hall, the following evening at eight-thirty. Act III. The Drawing-room at Ritter ' s, two hours later. _6i - f KEMPY ' CAST " Dad " Bence Lynn Woelen " Ma " Bence... Emma Hanisko Jane Wade Carolyn Snyder Kate Bence Adelaide Pease Ruth Bence Ruth Edie Kemp James... Roy Scheske " Duke " Merril ..Oscar Tauber Ben Wade.... Robert Furman Playing before an auditorium filled with alumni, students, and townspeople, the Vagabond Players of Millikin on Friday evening presented the three act comedy, " Kempy " , to the largest audience for several years, which has come to see a dramatic production by Millikin students. The play was a fitting close to the first day of an enjoyable homecoming. Smoothness of the action on the stage showed the results of careful planning by Prof. Rupel Jones who coached the play. STYLE SHOW The fifth annual Home Economics Department Fashion Show was presented in the Millikin auditorium Tuesday evening, March twenty-sixth. The background for the fashion parade was a modernistic setting of black, gray and silver. The first part of the program depicted the development of fash- ions throughout the centuries, consisting of Egyptian, Grecian, Middle Age, French, Colonial and lastly Modern periods, which were represented by dances and still-life scenes. The second portion of the program was devoted to the modeling of costumes made in the Home Economics department and followed by the modeling of cos- tumes from various Decatur stores. -63- HOMECOMING VlSITORS=LlNCOI,N AAA 2 A I Up an ' At ' Em Attempt at classes — paddles — curious trembling figures of green and blue- torn skirts — excited shrieks — admiring coeds — cynical upperclassmen firelight- pep — hoboes — Kempy. Rain — dripping cheese cloth and crepe paper — the dance- laughter — Shouts — Greetings — Goodbyes — and another homecoming is a memory. .67- i 9 An k 3 O ATHLETIC BOARD OF CONTROL OFFICERS Leo Johnson _ President E. C. Keifer Treasurer Dorothy Abaly Secretary MEMBERS W. W. Smith , Faculty Rep. L. M. Cole ) Cecil Abrams Alumni Rep. HONORARY MEMBERS R. ' Wayne Gill Helen Hickernell Carl Head -68. The Staff wishes to dedicate the athletic section of this, the 1930 Millidek, to Clarence " Bud " Flint, who so prominently has exemplified that typical Millikin Fighting Spirit. Even though he was forced out of football on account of a severe injury, that did not quell his spirit, for he gave every possible effort in helping Coaches Johnson and Gill build a championship machine. It is because of such men as he that famous lines are written of Millikin teams — " and the Blue line held " — " a typical fighting team. " " Bud " was an all-Conference Tackle on the 1927, team which, as Leo Johnson said at the football banquet at the close of the 1927 season, was the " fightingest team I ever coached. " Millikin teams seem to increase that spirit from year to year, and if we have more men of the type of " Bud, " King Leo can qualify that statement every year. .Cg. I FOOTBALL Vise, Adamson, Hankins, Davis, Corbett, Sockler Doty, Richey, Burt, Collins, Chizevski, Gidcomb, Van Dyne Every pound represented in the above picture represents that much fighting power and about one hundredth of the determination as showed by the Big Blue during the 1928 Football season. You can have your " Fighting Mini, " your " Hawks " or your " Crimson Tide, " but we will take our " Fighting Blue " in spite Heaven, Hell or Hoboken. Such men as these have spread the fame of Millikin from coast to coast, from Canada to the Gulf and everywhere you read of them you will find a typical Millikin slogan. The men in the above picture are the ones who carried the brunt of Millikin ' s attacks on their opposition. The men have all sworn off on ties (not neckwear) and are going to win every game next year. Power to you, Big Blue. We must not forget that a big slice of the credit for a championship team goes to the ever-alert coaches — Johnson and Gill — the long and short of Millikin ' s athletics. . 70 . " M " CLUB Habekost, Randolph, Gidcomb, Laue, Merkelbach, Jenuine Burt, Douthit, Barnes, Hastings, Van Dyne, Harpstrite OFFICERS Clarence Flint - - President Englebert Gidcomb. Vice President Fred Barnes — - - ) - Secretary Harry Sockler ) Earl Hankins - I r 7 reasurers Wilbur Laue - - ) I. I. A. C. CHAMPIONS Third row — Gill (assistant coach), Woods, Tarro, Holmes, Davis, Collins, Henry, Atcheson, Stewart, Shoaff, Harris (Frosh manager), Leo Johnson (coach). Second row — Adamson, Findley, Shelby, Richey, Gidcomb, Doty, Burt, Van Dyne (captain), Sockler, Arnett, Chizevski, Corbett. First row — Newton (Soph manager), Jenuine, Chapausky, France, Vise, Sims, Hankins, Blanck, Dahl, Moore (manager). km. llikin 62 llikin 14 llikin.. 12 llikin 6 llikin 19 SEASON ' S RECORD 3 Loyola ... 0 Wabash 6 Lincoln 0 Bradley 6 Charleston 12 Wesleyan 2 St. Viator 0 MILLIKIN, 3; LOYOLA, 0 A wiry little freshman named Burdette Corbett, who during the course of the season became Milli- kin ' s greatest offensive threat and also received little 19 all-star honors, was responsible for the Blue ' s opening victory of the season. With only 15 seconds or so remaining in the game with Loy- ola and both elevens without a score, the dark headed flash from Arthur booted the ball over the posts for a field goal and a 3 to 0 victory. It was Millikin ' s first victory over Loyola in four meet- ings between the two. MILLIKIN, 6; WABASH, 6 A surprise aerial attack in the opening minutes of play netted Millikin a 6 to 6 tie with the strong Wabash College gridders. Hankins tossed the ball 38 yards to Sockler, a few line plays followed and then Gidcomb flung the pigskin over the goal line and into the waiting arms of Guy Arnett. The Blue ' s defense stood out during the remainder of the game and although the " Little Giants " made four direct scoring treats, Brook ' s 35 yard dash resulting in the only touchdown. The play of Glenn Seaton Van Dyne Captain — End Burt and Stan Vise was the feature of the day. MILLIKIN, 62; LINCOLN, 0 The first night football game to be staged in the state of Illinois was won by the Millikin athletes who romped through the slush and mire to trounce Lincoln, 62 to 0. Coach Leo Johnson started his second team and employed them until the latter part of the last quarter. Blanck was the sensation of the night, running 62 yards for a touch- down once and 20 yards another time. Adamson scored three markers, Vise two, Woods two, and McGuire one. Englebert Gidcomb Captain-Elect — Tackle -73- Glenn Burt G uard MILLIKIN, 14; BRADLEY, 6 Homecomers were given a real treat when Millikin sunk its enemy from Bradley by a 14 to 6 score. Corbett ' s running bewildered Bradley and gave the Blue its two touchdowns — one a 37 yard sprint through the mud and another a 4 yard ramble. An intentional safety gave Millikin two points more. Brad- ley ' s points came about when Corbett ' s punt from his three yard line was blocked and after changing hands alter- nately with representatives of the oppos- ing teams, Ellness fell on it behind the line. MILLIKIN, 12; CHARLESTON, 12 In the second conference tilt at Charleston, the Boys in Blue were not quite up to form and only emerged with a 12-12 tie in a game that featured twelve first clowns for Millikin, to the Teachers ' five. Sockler bore the brunt of the attack and scored in the first quarter, while Doty ran the ball over for the other counter. " Giddy " played one of his best games in the line, and Capt. Van Dyne was a tower of strength at end until injuries forced him out of the game. As a result of the tie and an otherwise clear record, Charleston claimed a share of the championship, but the scores of the two teams for the season clearly show Millikin ' s superiority. MILLIKIN, 6; WESLEYAN, 2 The game with Wesleyan, Millikin ' s traditional rivals, at Bloomington, proved to be one of the fiercest struggles on the schedule. It was anybody ' s game until the final whistle, with the Green taking the initiative with a two-point lead which was overcome by the Blue ' s one touch- down. A beautiful pass, Gidcomb to Arnett, followed by a couple of line plays, scored for Millikin. Wesleyan twice carried the ball to the Blue six- inch line, but " the Blue line held. " MILLIKIN, 25; ILLINOIS COLLEGE, 0 In spite of a sea of mud which made good football difficult, the Blue Machine functioned in superior fashion against Illinois College when it marched through and around the boys from Jacksonville to a 25 to 0 decision. It was difficult to pick stars in this game. The line held Frank Ciiizevski Tackle - 74 - or tore holes in the opposition and the backs ran wild. Corbett and Vise turned in three touch- downs and Blanck, reserve back, one. MILLIKIN, 19; ST. VIATOR, 0 Coming as an anti-climax, the game with St. Viator at Burbonnais only demonstrated more ... _ v - «; , m m " Jim " Rickey Guard completely the superiority of the confer- ence champions. The fighting Irish fell before the Blue invasion to the tune of 19-0 and never threatened the Little 19 Champs. £. O ' v j A isHH Frank Shelby Center Harry SocklER Quarter Eakl Hankins Quarter ' Pete " Chapausky End BASKETBALL Woods, Atcheson, Dodson, Dahl, France, Holmes Smith, Shoaff, Kirke, Laue, Harpstrite (captain), Merklebach Millikin.. .-. - 66 Millikin 35 Millikin 33 Millikin 28 Millikin _ - 23 Millikin .. 47 Millikin 24 Millikin 16 Millikin..... 49 Millikin 15 Millikin 39 • Millikin 35 :: Millikin - 23 Millikin...... 53 millikin 38 millikin 15 millikin 30 millikin 25 Concordia - - 14 Sparks - 33 Sparks ----- 15 North Dakota Ags 24 Loyola (Chicago) 27 Lincoln 24 St. Viator (overtime) 23 Wesleyan 21 Lincoln 25 Bradley — 35 Augustana 23 Illinois college..... 22 St. Viator (overtime) 26 Alumni 17 Illinois college 19 Wesleyan 31 Monmouth 28 Bradley 42 Conference games. - 79 - Ted Harpstrite Captain — Guard Although the powers did not see lit to bestow two consecutive championships upon the Blue athletes during the 1928-29 season, Millikin ' s heroes of the hardwood placed well up in the Little Nineteen conference. With five lettermen as a nucleus around which to build his conference basketball threat. Coach Wayne (Hank) Gill devel- oped a team which showed marked im- provement over last season ' s record. The bovs recorded seven victories in 12 starts against Little 19 foes and in so doing regis- tered 356 points against their opponents ' 318. It is expected that with all lettermen re- turning for next year ' s campaigning, the Blue will make a strong bid for the cham- pionship. Ten men won the " M " in bas- ketball competition during 1928-29. Five non-conference games preceded the Little 19 opening. Four went on the Mil- likin victory calendar while one was re- corded in the defeat column. The initial contest of the season proved a farce, the T. M. U. quint romping over Concordia for a 66 to 12 triumph. Two interesting tilts with Sparks College followed, Millikin copping them both. On December 22 the North Dakota Ag- gies invaded the Millikin stronghold only to be turned back by a 28 to 21 margin. Loyola of Chicago gave " Hank " Gill ' s boys their first taste of defeat on January 3. Rated as one of the best teams in the middle west, the Chicagoans took an early lead and trimmed the Blue, 37 to 18. The game gave Coach Gill a chance to test the strength of his several com- binations before the conference opener. Captain Elect pirward _8o - John Merkeebach Center Shorty Kirke Guard Rib LauE Forward MILLIKIN, 47; LINCOLN, 24 The Blue showed great possibilities in this contest, although it was a one- sided affair. Merkleback led the point-scoring with six field goals and three free throws. MILLIKIN, 24; ST. VIATOR, 23 Coach Gill ' s athletes annexed their second straight conference triumph after a thrilling overtime scrap with St. Viator. Gregg Shoaff ' s free toss decided the game in favor of Millikin. Red Holmes ' floor work was outstanding. WESLEYAN, 21; MILLIKIN, 16 Millikin ' s first Little 19 loss of the season came from the hands of its old rival, Wesleyan. It was probably the most exciting game of the season for the home fans. Millikin led at the half by a narrow 8 to 7 margin. Holmes and Merkleback deserve particular mention, although the whole team played stellar ball. A very tight defense and a long-shot artist named Baker were chief factors in Millikin ' s defeat. BRADLEY, 35; MILLIKIN, 15 Millikin sustained its second conference defeat when it met Bradley Tech at Peoria. The contest was the first following examinations and a two-week lay-off. It was also the first contest for Charley Smith, captain-elect, who was ineligible during the opening semester. Dahl and Harpstrite led the Blue ' s scoring. Greg Shoaff Guard Harold Dahl Guard Red Holmes Forward MILLIKIN, 49; LINCOLN, 25 The second contest with the Railsplitters was a repetition of the first, a walkaway for the Blue. However, it wasn ' t until the last 10 minutes of play that Millikin ran up its big margin over Lincoln. MILLIKIN, 35; AUGUSTANA, 22 The Viking invasion from the north was thwarted here Februarv 8, the Gill team turning the game into a rout and winning by a 13-point margin. Dahl, playing his first game on the home court, showed up well, while Smith and France led the scoring. MILLIKIN, 35; ILLINOIS COLLEGE, 22 Millikin struggled through a listless game to trim the Collegians at Jack- sonville. The only important feature outside the frequent changes in the lineups, was that the victory kept the Blue on a par with Wesleyan in the Little Nine- teen flag chase. Charley Smith dropped in sufficient points to gain high-scoring honors. ST. VIATOR, 26; MILLIKIN, 23 St. Viator reversed the decision on Millikin in the second encounter between the two schools. However, another overtime game was required before the Blue fell before their opponents. The game was close throughout, but a three-point lead by the Irish in the overtime proved too much for Millikin. Smith again dis- tinguished himself as point-getter. _82. As Elbert Dodson Center Wellman France Center Gene Woods Forward MILLIKIN, 38; ILLINOIS COLLEGE, 19 Every man of the squad was " on " in this game, and Illinois College was smothered. Individual stars would be difficult to find in this contest. Holmes was high-point man with Smith and Dahl giving him a close race. WESLEY AN, 31; MILLIKIN, 15 The Methodists clearly outclassed the Gill team in this match. Meehan was the chief contributor to the downfall, the Wesleyan forward counting 19 points. MILLIKIN, 30; MONMOUTH, 28 Monmouth surprised the Blue warriors by grabbing a 16 to 13 lead by half-time and forced Millikin to come through with a last-half attack to win. France featured in the second half comeback. BRADLEY, 42; MILLIKIN, 25 Rolling up a big lead in the opening half, Bradley grabbed its second straight win over Millikin in the final conference game of the season. Millikin outscored the Hilltoppers in the second half, but could not overcome the tremendous scoring- advantage. Wesleyan was the ' only other team to trim Millikin twice during the season. - 3- Baseball Track Swimming Tennis BASEBALL— 1928 Barnhart, Caywood, Gaines, Ingles, Renshaw, Resh. Chizevski, Gallion (manager), Barnes Kirke, Schooley, Hankins, Smith, Hahekost, Andrews, Johnson (coach) To relate the outcome of Millikin ' s 1928 baseball season is a sad task. The season was far from being a poor one, for not until the very last game of the campaign did the Blue meet defeat within the Little 19 conference. But that lone defeat, coming at the hands of St. Viator, shattered a long-cherished cham- pionship dream held by Coach Leo Johnson and his charges. After a very successful southern trip, the Millikin squad began warfare within the conference by tamping Lincoln College, 8 to 1. Seven more Little 19 teams fell before the Blue and then Johnson ordered his team to Burbonnais for the final tilt of the season. Hankins and Gidcomb had been turning in masterful performances from the box throughout the season, but Johnson elected to start Andrews against the St. Viator bunch, a team Millikin has not beaten in baseball for the last ten years. Andrews injured his arm during football in 1927 and had spent the major portion of his time at first base. But for all that, Andrews might have been returned a victor had not his mates committed three errors in the second inning which, coupled with two hits, allowed five runs to cross the plate. The Blue never could overcome this margin, although it tried desperately, and the contest ended 6 to 5 in favor of the Irish. _8 5 - ' 4 In the meantime Bradley had also gone through the season unbeaten, but on the same day St. Viator trimmed Millikin, Knox put the skids under the Techmen. The score was 9 to 5. Under ordinary circumstances, one would judge that the race should have ended in at least a tie, but not this one. One game postponed during the season due to rain left Millikin with a record of eight wins against one loss. Bradley, on the other hand, managed to play off all its engagements and although it too lost one game, the one extra contest it concluded yielded nine victories and a consequent championship. And so goes the hard-luck story. However, taking the season as a whole, it was great. Only two games were lost and both of those defeats can be attributed to errors. The one setback has already been cited. The other occurred on the Southern jaunt, a flock of errors giving Memphis a ten-inning struggle. The remaining skirmishes, 11 in all, were recorded as victories. Ten of these came in succession. South- western was beaten in the first tilt at Memphis and after losing the second, the Millikin squad traveled to Jonesboro where it whipped the Arkansas Aggies twice. Returning to Illinois, Millikin triumphed over Lincoln, Charleston, Wesleyan and Illinois College in two-game series with each. Then came that thunder- bolt from St. Viator to scorch the Blue ' s title aspirations. Millikin boasted a team of hard-hitters who were usually consistent about it. The pitching was also superb, Hankins and Gidcomb turning in strong exhibitions upon every appearance in the box. The most one-sided affair of the season was a 13 to 1 verdict over Lincoln, while the close struggles were with St. Viator, Wesleyan and Illi- nois College. The Methodists were beaten, 3 to 1, while the Collegians suffered a 4 to 2 loss. Illinois College aided in the slugfest of the season, but finally went down under a 15 to 11 count. Frank Chizevski Captain — Left Field EnglEkErt GlDCOMn Captain-Elect — Pitcher - 86 - 1928 TRACK SEASON Vise, - Tidwell, Jester, , Resh, Gidcomb, Harris, Miller, Smith Harpstrite, Stiegemeier, Sockler, Pechar, Aklerson Although the Blue squad met with indifferent suc- cess during the 1928 track season, there were certain highlights which deserve particular mention. Millikin participated in three dual meets and the conference meet at Monmouth. The Gillmen ran wild in the initial meet with Lincoln College and in this meet Captain-Elect Harpstrite tossed the stick 194 feet in the javelin event, approaching the state record. In the second contest, Millikin lost to Illinois Col- lege, but Captain Stiegemeier, Jester, Resh, and Harp- strite all garnered first places, while Randolph, Tid- well, Sockler, Vise, Laue, Gidcomb and McClelland accounted for points. At Peoria the Blue invaders were repulsed, but took three firsts in the javelin, low hurdles and high jumps. Millikin placed in the final conference meet at Monmouth which was won by Knox College. Men placing were : Harpstrite, second in javelin event ; and Jester, second in high jump event. -87- Ted HARrsTuiTr:, Captain-Elect Eari, Hankins, Captain Fancy Diving Champion The Millikin tank team showed up well in the State Meet at St. Viator, considering the short time and scarcity of swimmers available. Captain Earl Hankins was the bright light of the meet, taking first in the fancy diving for the second consecutive year. Stoddart won second in the 100 yard breast-stroke, but Fawley was eliminated in the free-style preliminaries. Wesleyan copped both the silver loving cups offered — one for high-point team of the meet and the other for winning the 200 yard relay. 88 . TENNIS— 1928 Jamks Dunning Davis Douthit Captain-Elect Captain Millikin ' s tennis team concluded a successful season, during which not one dual meet was lost, by placing second in the Little 19 conference tournament in both singles and doubles. Dave Douthit, captain of the team, lost the final singles match of the tourna- ment held at Monmouth to Messick of Knox by scores of 8-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. Douthit and Jimmy Dunning lost in the doubles finals to Messick and Diemer of Knox by scores of 6-3, 7-5, 6-4. In dual meets Millikin net players won three out of six matches from Wes- leyan, seven out of ten matches from Illinois College, and five out of six matches from Normal, a total of 15 matches won out of twenty-two played, exclusive of tournament play. Neither Douthit nor Dunning lost a single match in either singles or doubles in pre- tournament play. Those making up the squad, which was under the management of Prof. H. P. Rogers, were Dave Douthit, captain , Jimmy Dunning, Ford Dickerson, Harvey Tucker, Oliver Miller and William Petty. .89- CO-ED ATHLETICS Miss Hickernell Our little athletic director whose sincerity and grace and charming personality has its roots way down in a very sunny disposition. -90 . TENNIS Mae Ross Taylor Helen Hays Millikin ' s Annual Invitational Tournament was held on Millikin Courts last spring. Millikin ' s doubles team lost in the semi-finals to Wheaton who were in turn defeated in the finals by Monmouth. Helen Hayes who represented Millikin in singles won her first match, but was defeated in her second by Miss Doris Holt of Monmouth, who won the championship cup. . 91 . THE WOMEN ' S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Abaly Dickey Spray OFFICERS Dorothy Abaly President Neva Spray Vice President Dorothy V an Gundy Secretary Annamary Dickey Treasurer Helen Kuhle .Sports Manager Pauline Hall ford ....Publicity Manager For at least two hours a week and in many cases more than that the girls abandon their scholastic work, bedeck themselves in comfortable " Gym " attire, and devote their time to recreation in sports, dancing, reducing exercises and what-have-you ? And you should have seen them giving their original (get that) original dances to get a grade on the final exam. _ 92 - BASKETBALL WINNERS Z T A Zeta Tau Alpha claims the championship and trophy awarded to the winner from all other teams in the Millikin Women ' s Interorganization tourney. They won their final game, 12 to 11. Dorothy Cope pitched the free-throw that won them the tournament. Mae Ross Taylor and Jo Ross were the outstanding guards. Frances Wilson was captain. The traditional Freshman-Sophomore Scrap was played shortly after Home- coming. Miss Hickernell started drilling both teams early in the fall. The Sopho- mores out-played the Freshmen in both technique and teamwork to win by a score of five to one. Helen Kuhle, who captained the victorious Freshman Hockey team the previous year, and who is an all around athlete, was again captain of her team. - 93 - (OLLEQE OFFERX i cry (o o be at home in all lands and all ages ■ to count nature a familiar acquaintance and art an intimate friend; to gain a standard for th ? appreciation of other mens vfark,and the criticism of our o x)n ; to carrj? t fie kev)s of the utorlcta library in )our pocket, and feel its resources beh ind ?ou in v)hate ter taskj?ou un- dertake; to make hosts of friends among the men and )omen of jfaur ou)n age x)ho are to he lead- ers in all Walks of life; to lose ourself in gen- erous enthusiasms, and cooperate Dith others for common ends ; to learn manners from students Dhoare gentlemen and gentlewomen, and form character under professors )ho are (pristians;- this is the offer of the college for four of the bestj ears ofj our life. J -Grid -94- Most Representative Man Woman (Selected by Popular Student Vote) MMMMM FRESHMAN POPULARITY CONTEST Rosalyn Pease Freshman Queen Lorraine Bolen Cauline McKinney Innes Holt Mary Edith Hill Mary Rickards Harriet Holmes Virginia Holben Dorothy Smithpeters Lucille Wheeler _ TOO - Most Beautiful Women _ 101 - Fraternities Like a young tree By a river Lay the beauty and strength of Fraternity, Grow and flourish Until in some tomorrow Of Life, The tree comes to full stature And drops upon us Its true blossoms, Friendship, Secure, Sincere. . 107 - KAPPA DELTA CHI James Millikin University, 1904 Founded, James Millikin University, 1904 — 1310 West Wood Street MEMBERS ON FACULTY Wayne R. Gill, A. B. FACULTY ADVISOR O. H. Peterson, A. B., A. M., B. S. OFFICERS Clyde Duncan President William Wherry Vice President Fred Kaiser Treasurer Richard Pugsley Secretary Frank Chizevski Commissary Glen Burt House Manager David Randolph... Grade Censor _ 108 Seniors Clyde Duncan Fred Kaiser William Wherry Glen Burt Frank Chizevski James Richey Juniors Roy Elwin Dodd Richard Pugsley William Price Earl Hankins Marion McClelland Sophomores David Randolph Thurman McDavid William McDavid Wilburn Ensor vStanley Vise Bruce Perkins Frank Newton Charles Smith Eyle Campbell Arnold Derlitzki Julius Resh Freshmen Robert Christison Everett Yount Thomas Fin-in George Corbett Guy Arnett John McDonald Harry Rademacher Meridith Dobry Elbert Dodson Edward Murphy Dominick Tarro Wellman France Maloye Holmes _ iog - TAU KAPPA EPSILON James Millikin University, 1909 Founded, Illinois Wesleyan, 1899 Twenty-four Active Chapters Beta Chapter 1324 West Eldorado Street MEMBERS ON FACULTY Carl Head, B. S. FACULTY ADVISOR Earl Chester Kiefer, M. S. OFFICERS Frank Bear President Harry Boedecker ....Vice President John Wells Secretary Ronald Mills .....Historian Oscar Tauber - Chaplain Harry Godsey.. Sergeant at Arms Grant Palmer Pledge Instructor _ 1 10 Seniors Gilbert Twiss Robert Valentine Roy McCartney William Martin Glen Hastings Garth ol Walston Wilbur Poison Robert English Davis Douthit J uniors Oscar Tauber Grant Palmer Fletcher Philips Frank Bear Harry Boedecker John Wells Ronald Mills Erwin Dyroff Harry Sockler Sophomores Hubert Griffith Harry Langellier Harry Godsey Paul Leas Allen Neet Donald Radcliffe David Rockie Kester Rehman John Grohne _ in _ Daniel Overlease Freshmen Dean Findley Paul Smith Gene Woods Wilmer LaMar Dan Henry Troy Hart Robert Rorenz John White Roy Scheske William Ballinger Harold Staley Jess Turner Charles Niehaus DELTA SIGMA PHI James Millikin University Founded, College of the City of New York 1899— Alpha Lambda Chapter Forty-four Active Chapters 734 West Wood Street MEMBERS ON FACULTY Earl Chester Kiefer, M. S. FACULTY ADVISOR Irving Goleman, M. A. OFFICERS Harry Taylor President Oral Cay wood - Vice President Walter Jump - Secretary Geoffrey Moore.... Treasurer Ford Dickerson Sergeant at Arms John Merklebach Chaplain Wilbur Laue Social Chairman Ed. Nicholson Historian Seniors Walter Jump John Deal Geoffrey Moore Nelson Pankey Arthur Habekost Edward Nicholson Harry G. Taylor Jack Griswold Juniors Francis Starkey Sophomores Ford Dickerson Eugene Schneirle Richard Cook John Merkleback Oral Caywood Art Daniels Wilbur Lane Verle Kirke Barney Gallion Bill Glynn John B. Harvey Freshmen Keith Rhea Edwin Merkleback Robert Wilson Charles Alfrey - 113 - Gayle Collins Frank Shelby Joseph Munn Frank Le Conte Merton Segur George Jones Allerton Manning Jasper Miller David Beggs George Roseborough Ronald Thuran Tom Patterson Robert Doty SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON James Millikin University, 1911 Founded, University of Alabama, 1856 Illinois Delta Chapter Ninety-nine Active Chapters MsSJSls H65 West Main Street MEMBERS ON FACULTY Mark Embury Penney, Ph. D. Leo Johnson Clarence Eare Deakins, B. S. FACULTY ADVISOR J. A. Melrose, Ph. D. OFFICERS Seaton Van Dyne President Clarence Flint Vice President William Trisch Secretary Buell Hollis Treasurer Willoughby Brooks Sergeant at Arms Preston Tenuine.... Chronicler Seniors Eugene Abrams Russell Bell Kenneth Henninger Russell McPheeters Willoughby Brooks Newell Corson Clarence Flint Seaton VanDyne Juniors Charles Barber Clarence Bills Raymond Harris Buell Mollis Preston Jenuine Lloyd O ' Bannion R. V. Brownback Alvin Stark James Becker William Trisch William Coe Conway Wallbaum Richard Cole Dwain Andrews Russell Crossman Sophomores John Downing Robert Cope Harold Dahl James Dunning Ralph Fowler James Eyman Fred Gaines Leo Michl John Ingram Lyle Sriner William O ' Brien Neal O ' Brien Gene Wil liams Freshmen Gregory Shoaff William Starr Leslie Smith Hugh South William Weiss Robert Furman - iiS - mi DELTA ALPHA EPSILON Founded, University of Illinois, 1923 Three Active Chapters Gamma Chapter, 1302 West Main Street FACULTY ADVISOR H. L. Searles, Ph.D. OFFICERS Lynn Hettinger President Wayne Michel Vice-president Glenn Utterback Secretary Stocks Williams Treasurer Corwin Gross Historian Englebert Gidcomb Commissary Earle Anderson Reporter Lloyd Elliott S erg eant-at- Arms Seniors Herbert Hawkins William Waldrop Peyton McReynolds Juniors Corwin Gross Stocks Williams Theodore Harpstrite Englebert Gidcomb Lynn Hettinger Ernest Long Earle Anderson Charles Tidwell Everett Haggard Sophomores Wayne Michel Arkell Fisher Freshmen Rollie Bayliss Oral Bond Glen Utterback Paul Watts Lloyd Elliott Richard Beall Joseph Dorgan Clifford Pierce Kenneth Wade H. Ben Aiken Maurice Porter Paul Baker William Forman Richard Rodgers Stanley Beall Kenneth Andrews DELTA DELTA DELTA James Millikin University, 1912 Founded, University of Boston, 1888 Delta Epsilon Chapter, Seventy-one Active Chapters 1021 West Wood Street MEMBERS ON FACULTY Davida McCaslin, A. M. Bonnie Rebecca Blackburn, A. M. FACULTY ADVISOR Dr. Ransom, B. $., M. S., Ph. D. OFFICERS Ethelyn Draser President Nannette Guest Vice-president Dorothy Abaly Recording Secretary Ellen Melrose. Corresponding Secretary Eloise Easterday Treasurer Pauline Hall ford Marshal Grace Holdaway Librarian Ruth Dong- Historian - iiS _ 8 Seniors Ethelyn Draser Nannette Guest Dorothy Abaly Juniors Pauline Sutton Dorothy Reed Sophomores Ellen Melrose Ruth Edie Eloise Easterday Clementine Wise Pauline Hall ford Ruth Long Cornelia Casey Grace Holdaway Kathleen Kinnaman Yolande Feeser Freshmen Evelyn Crossman Nitelle Weatherford Margaret Wait Wilma Spates Marjorie Schluntz Florence Kuntz Virginia Earamer Chaille Marshall Eoline Marshall Virginia Marshall Frances Trimble Martha Adkins Ruth Ponder - 1 19 . PI BETA PHI James Millikin University, 1912 Founded, Monmouth College, 1867 Illinois Eta Chapter Seventy-one Active Chapters 235 North Fairview Avenue MEMBERS ON FACULTY Erma Young Gill FACULTY ADVISOR Bonnie Blackburn OFFICERS Emily McDavid President Lorraine Hucke... Vice-president Jane Girton Recording Secretary Mildred Clarkson .....Treasurer Eleanor Cobb ....Corresponding Secretary Seniors Jesseth Blackman Laurine Hucke Josephine Hutchings Emily Johnson Emily McDavid Helen Moffet Juniors Lorraine Spiess Edna Henson Scphomores Alicesnow Binney Mary Bishop Aileen Blake Lenore Chodat Elizabeth Cruse Grace Genseke Winifred Osberg Caroline Powers Kathryn Reinhart Ruth Robertson Florence Scott Alice Wilson Freshmen Bernadine French Pauline Hackett Mary Edith Hill Virginia Holben Harriett Holmes Innes Holt Hermoise Hupp Dorothy McGaughey Cauline McKinney Mary Rickards Meda Ruddick Alice Sawyer - 121 - ZETA TA ALPHA James Millikin University, 1912 Founded, Virginia State Normal, 1898 Fifty-four Active Chapters MEMBERS ON FACULTY Eugenia Allin, B. L. S. FACULTY ADVISOR Miss Edith Rhyne OFFICERS Dorothy Cope President Eeora Hopkins Vice-president Mildred Aszmann Recording Secretary Audrey Honnold .—Corresponding Secretary Dorothy Flood Treasurer Tau Chapter, 1333 West Macon Street Seniors Sophomores Freshmen Dorothy Cope Martha Clark Jeannette Stone Mae Ross Taylor Elinor Wilson Edith Tschudy Zola Swick L,eora Hopkins Ruth Austin Ruth Drysdale Mildred Azman Josephine Ross Willian Russell Dorothy Myers Florence Pfeffer uniors Gertrude Higdon Irma Burks Juanita Good Esther Ritenour Marjorie Coffey Alice Schroeder Vanda Savage Frances Wilson Dorothy Flood Geneva Williams Bernice Grant Bernice Walpole THETA GAMMA James Millikin University. 1921 Founded, James Millikin University, 1921 605 West Prairie Street FACULTY ADVISOR Olive Young, A. R. OFFICERS Neva Spray President Ruth Trowbridge. Vice-president Christina Richart.. Secretary Lela Earth.. Corresponding Secretary Marjorie Durham Treasurer Helen Helmick.. .....Herald Seniors Neva Spray Ruth Trowbridge Christina Richart Helen Helmick Joyce Coffey Florence Stone Juniors Lela Barth Lela Keef Catherine Maxton Sophomores Marjorie Durham Inza Vance Evelyn Colbrook Gladys Bond Helen Lamb Elizabeth Mills Freshmen Betty Mannering Miriam Akers Bernadine Johnson Gwendolyn Burgess Thelma Hanum Mary Kemmerer Margaret Stevens - [25 - Founded, De Paw University, 1885 Upsilon Chapter, Forty-eight Active Chapters 1078 West William Street MEMBERS ON FACULTY Flora Ross, A. M. Esther Card FACULTY ADVISOR A. T. Mills, Ph. B. OFFICERS Helen Wise President Beatrice Rough Vice-president Lucille Stilt Corresponding Secretary Elizabeth Fink Recording Secretary Harriet Wise Treasurer . 126- Seniors Helen Wise Elsa Schulte Jess Fanyo Anna Mary Kincaid Loretta Foran Pauline Scott Juniors Helen Kay Elizabeth Fink Arlene Douglas Carolyn Snyder Sophomores Beatrice Rough Helen Gilpin Lucille Stitt Harriet Wise Elizabeth McGowan Dorothy O ' Kane Freshmen Dorothy Klunder Lorraine Balen Dorothy Smithpeters Gladys Latham " Margaret Waite Ruth Miller Katheryn Threlkeld Ruth Roy Martha Mary Casey Lucille Wheeler Rosalyn Pease -v _ 127 - SIGMA ALPHA IOTA Tames Millikin University. 1917 © — — t Founded. University of Michigan, 1903 Th irty-one Active Chapters Mu Chapter 132 Park Place MEMBERS ON FACULTY W. St. Clare Minturn YVlLXA MoEFETT FACULTY ADVISOR Davida McCaswn, A. M. OFFICERS Henrietta Clark President Dorothy Byick Vice-president Lenore Hoffman Recording Secretary Mildred Clarkson Treasurer Eleanor Cobb.. Corresponding Secretary 128 - 3 O Seniors Wanda Barnett Leonore Hoffman Irene Watson Mildred Wells Juniors Thelma Scott Lois Hood Sophomores Margaret O ' Neil Alma Webster Jane Stewart Dorothy Longsdorff Vivian Clark Annamary Dickey " Eleanor Cobb Mildred Clarkson Dorothy Buck Mary Heideman Freshmen Elizabeth Weideman Virginia Mann Bernice Larrich Marcella Travis Nathalie Ferstenfelt Kathryn Hoffman Eloise McKee _ 129 _ DELTA OMICRON Founded, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, 1909 Tan Chapter Nineteen Active Chapters Millikin Conservatory FACULTY ADVISOR Frederick C. ButterField, A. B. OFFICERS Harriet Story President Ruth Tabor Vice-president Mae Roberts Secretary Doris Attebery Treasurer Clara Galbreath... Chaplain - 130 - THE 1930 MILLIDEK Marion McClelland Editor Grant Palmer Business Manager Helen Moffet Oscar Tauber Betty Mills Margaret Waite Josephine Hutchings Kathleen Kinnamon Ruth Robertson Alice Sawyer Ruth Edie Ruth Scheske Ellen Melrose Ruth Long Eloise Easterday Frank Newton Lyle Campbell Arnold Derlitski Harold Staley John Grohne Ronald Mills William Price Alice Schroeder Inza Vance Donald Radcliffe Renore Hoffman Jess Fanyo Ruth Trowbridge Vanda Savage Alexander Weiss THE DECATURIAN Oscar Tauber Nannette Guest Davis Douthit Nell O ' Brien Oliver Miller K. G. Lehman Maurice Porter Lucille Corder Mae Ross Taylor Earle Anderson Lynn Hettinger Hillis Staley Ruth Trowbridge Lois McBride Neva Spray Jess Fanyo Inza Vance Ellen Melrose Earle Anderson Hermoise Hupp Miriam Akers Ruth Austin STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS William Martin .....President Englebert Gidcomb Vice-president Jesseth Blackman ..: ...Secretary Ford Dickerson.. Treasurer The 1928-29 Student Council organized early in the fall of the school year and kept active throughout the entire nine months of the college year. The first work of the council was to supervise the Homecoming week program, which was done in an efficient manner. The Student Council also purchased two loving cups to be awarded annually to the fraternity and sorority having the highest average in scholarship. Towards the close of the year, the Student Council undertook a survey of all the activities of Millikin students to determine th e extent of extra - curricular activities in regard to scholarship. Under a capable leader this year, the Student Council stood out in affairs of the college much more than it had in the last few years. - i35 - I 9 KAPPA PHI KAPPA OFFICERS Harold Holt- President Harry Taylor Vice-president Robert Valentine Secretary William Wherry.. Treasurer OFFICERS Maurine Johnson Ethelyn Draser Lela Barth Velma Chupp In March 1928, a group of university women, who were vitally interested in educational problems, organized the Women ' s Educational Society. Meetings of the society are held the second Monday in every month to discuss mutual and current problems. The society also sponsors several open meetings during the year for which leaders in the community are secured as speakers. .President Vice-president Secretary Treasurer - i37 - PAN-HELLENIC OFFICERS Emily McDavid President Ethelyn Draser Vice-president Dorothy Cope Secretary Marian Pease ....Treasurer PURPOSE OF PAN-HELLENIC To maintain on a high plane fraternity life and inter-fraternity relationship; to co-operate with college authorities, in their efforts to maintain high social and scholastic standards throughout the whole college and to be a forum for the dis- cusion of questions of interest to the college and fraternity world. - 138- 5£ MILLIKIN BAND Prof. George C. Baum .Director William Waldrop Drum Major OFFICERS Edwin Shirk — President Donald Radcliff e - Vicc-prcsid cut Harry Hart- — Business Manager Maurice Porter... .....Librarian Roster of J. M. U. Band B Flat Clarinets Fletcher Phillips Howard Colburn Troy Hart James Eyman Harry Godsey Gladys Bond E Flat Clarinets Robert Walter Flutes and Piccolas Richard Rodgers William Waldrop Dale Davidson Cornets George Cole Harry Eocke John Rosborough Dwight Beeper John Hederick Oral Cay wood Hazel Swengel Bernadine Johnson Trombones Harry Hart Richard Shirk Horns Emmitt Chastain Dan Overleese Peyton McReynolds Gladys Eatham Baritone Horns William Coe Harry Eangellier - T3Q - Bass Horns Ronald Cassity Donald Radcliffe Saxophones Eloyd O ' Bannion John Eieghty Boyd Oberlink Kenneth Andrews Charles B rummer Russell Grossman Audrey Sidner Percussion Eugene Schnerle James Cook Ernest Bong Alexander Weiss S3? CONANT SOCIETY OFFICERS Harold Holt President Josephine Hatchings Vice President Louise Allen. Secretary Davis Douthit ....Treasurer Vermona Bayliss Keeper of Archives - 140 _ 3 o Jam HOME ECONOMICS CLUB OFFICERS Christina Rickart — President Alice Sawyer Vice President Neva Spray Secretary Kathleen Kinnaman Treasurer The Home Economics Club is sponsored by the girls in the Home Economics Department. At the meetings subjects of interest are discussed by women outside of Milli- kiti. One of the most interesting discussions being given by Miss Hansen of Ames College. Probably the most outstanding problem completed by the club is the Spring Style Show of which Helen Moffet was chairman this year. _ 141 - FRENCH CLUB THE FRENCH CIRCLE OFFICERS Bobby Corder President Richard Shirk Vice President Edna Henson Secretary Ruth Scheske... Treasurer Inza Vance Rela Keef Louise Allen Richard Shirk ' Program Committee The French Circle was organized in 1902 at Millikin, and is one of the oldest clubs. It is a member of " La Federation de 1 ' Alliance francais, " and is limited to only the members of the junior and senior classes and to exceptional sophomore students. Meetings are regularly held once a month, and interesting programs are given to further the interest of the French student. The French Club sponsors ' " International Night, " which, with the aid of the Spanish Club and the German Classes, takes place annually. . 142 _ SPANISH CLUB OFFICERS Franklin Bear President Loretta Foran... Vice President Dorothy Abaly Secretary Florence Scott Treasurer The first regular meeting was held at the Alpha Chi Omega house on Decem- ber 13. Mis. Aguerrevere gave a very interesting talk on the women of South America, and Mr. Bear told of his experiences on the mule boat while en route to Spain last year. The second meeting was on February 7th, at the Tau Kappa Epsilon house. A very detailed description was given by Miss Blackburn in her talk of her visit to Mexico two years ago. Among the many interesting sights of which she told us, was the historic Mexican Pyramids of five thousand years ago. Miss Marion Pease gave a vocal solo, " La de ojos Azules, " and Miss Dorothy Abaly gave a Spanish dance. On March 7th the students of the various foreign language departments held an International night. Miss Helen Hickernell gave a Spanish waltz, accompa- nied by Miss Olivia Fischer. All students taking Spanish are entitled to membership in the club. The last meeting was held at the Delta Delta Delta house on March 21st. - 143 - Y. W. C. A. OFFICERS Helen Moffet President Ruth Trowbridge ...Vice President Nannette Guest Treasurer Jess Fanyo Secretary Ellen Melrose .....World Service Elizabeth Mills .Undergraduate Representative Elizabeth Fink Social Chairman Kathleen Kinnamon Program Chairman Alice Wilson Freshman Commission Gertrude Higdon... Publicity Agent Leora Hopkins Devotions Elizabeth Weedman Music The Y. W. C. A. sponsors the big and little sister activities of the first week of school and the annual reception. It also has charge of the Freshman Popu- larity Contest. The Y. W. C. A. is the only organization for women at Millikin that is based on religion. The meetings are conducted every Wednesday afternoon at 4 :30. - i44 - LAMBDA PHI DE LTA OFFICERS Jola Brundage - President Ruth Robertson Vice President Ruth Long Secretary Elinor Wilson " . Treasurer Carolyn Snyder Sergeant at Arms Helen Gilpin Counselo ' Gertrude Higdon Chapter Editor Leora Hopkins Historian Bessie Henry Chaplain Alice Sawyer ...Rushing Captain - 145 - MEN ' S GLEE CLUB OFFICERS Fletcher Phillips.... ....President William Waldrop Secretary Dale Davidson Treasurer The Men ' s Glee Club assisted in " The Chimes of Normandy, " a musical comedy sponsored by Millikin Singers. The club was more or less idle this year because of the discontinuance of the contest at Chicago which had attracted much attention in universities in the middle west. The club ' s quartet, consisting of Everett Haggard, Fletcher Philips, Ernest Pong and Robert Walter, was a very popular organization and filled many engagements. - 146 - OFFICERS Emily McDavid President Ruth Trowbridge Vice President Leo Michl Secretary-Treasurer MEMBERS Professor A. T. Wilson Ethelyn Draser Dell Davis Dr. F. C. Hottes Dorothy Flood Marjorie Durham Oscar Tauber Michael Throckmorton Wilbur Laue Harry Boedecker Neva Spray Dorothy Esslinger Gladys Gallagher Perry Baker Aleda Megaw William Wherry Florence Butler Ellen Melrose Lynn Hettinger Lenore Chodat Dorothy Turney 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 organ- ization is to foster scholarship and to cultivate interest in biological questions. Programs consist of talks by student members, staff members and professional 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 year 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. - 147 - Things I Love Versus Things I Hate The things I lore are many, The things I hate are jew, For hate is like a flower That ' s missed by morning dew. For lore mores near and rery slow, While hate mores fast with far to go, So when you plant a seed of hate You are hut sowing your own fate. All pretty things there are I lore, — The earth below the Hearen abore, The winding streams that erer flow, The sun, the wind, the rain, the snow. I lore the stars, I lore the moon; The happy days that end too soon; The moonlight nights, the months within; The crickets and their merry din. I lore the lad, I lore the lass, Who, someday, through this world will pass. I lore the rich, the poor, the great, And all who ' ll pass through Hearen ' s Gate. I hate to hare an untrue friend, One who belieres he is God, sent. But when it ' s time for him to aid, He ' s just a coward and is afraid. I hate the girl or boy you meet Whose pals are falsehood and deceit. These things I will not, cannot bear As those around are well aware. All these things, then, I lore and hate, And others which I can ' t relate, But please remember, the God abore He did not hate, He only lored. .. 148 _ CALENDAR Dedication To those unfortunate personalities, the Calendar editors of next year ' s Millidek, ( who will have to read it to know how to write theirs ) we do dedicate this journal. Editors ' Note: But we wish to assure the reader — if any — that that is not how this one came into being. There wouldn ' t have been any calendar this year but for the fact that one dark night a much mangled manuscript was found in Mr. Goleman ' s wastebasket. (It appears there are more ways than one of reach- ing others ' minds — such as through others ' wastebaskets.) The document seemed to be a diary, but most careful scrutiny and cross-examination failed completely to disclose the writer ' s identity and did, in fact, only robe him in a dense cloak of contradictory evidence and conflicting personality only excelled by that of the Messrs. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. So we present it to the reader, feeling that in such a case all the facts should be known — whose diary? $100, reward for any information leading to the apprehension and detention as a target for the forthcoming " vegetable rush " of the unknown author. (Now Turn to Page 155) - My - These Organizations Boost " MILLIKIN AT DECATUR " ' St. Nick Hotel Exchange Club Knights of Columbus Rotary Club Moose Club ' Decatur Motor Club Association of Commerce Y. M. C. A. Elks Club Kiwanis Club Optimists Club Lions Club City Club Eagles Club - 151 - Such Popularity Must Be Deserved With apologies to the Chester- field ads . . . Kaufman ' s popu- larity is deserved. With latest styles and quality merchandise at reasonable prices .... the answer is always — Kaufman ' s. KAUFMAN ' S INC. 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University Folk Always Find the " New and Nifty ' Here Water and Main Streets - i53« 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 WHEN COLLEGE DAYS ARE OVER — Thoughts of your home come into your mind. This store is the Young People ' s store, always ready to help you plan your home furnishings. Weilepp Stuckey " Home of Fine Furniture at Reasonable Prices " NORTH MAIN AT PRAIRIE iS4- SEPTEMBER Sept. 6, 7, 8— TEKE NATIONAL CONVENTION. Tekes are having big doings these days. Poor old Bill Martin gettin ' worked to death finding dates for the big dance. Migosh, he even wanted my sis for a date. Understand lots of Zetas were present. Sept. 10— FRESHMAN REGISTRATION. Mooned around most of the day with some bird from Tuscola, big football man. Got his program fixed up, wheeled him around in the old barge, and took him over for dinner. He ' s gonna talk it over with his folks, but I think we ' ve got him about lined up. He ' s gotta go over to the Delta Sig house tomorrow for lunch, but he ' s got more sense ' n to lissen to that bunch. Sept. 11— REGISTRATION FOR UPPER CLASSMEN. Huh! Delta Sigs high-pressured that guy after all, and after I ' d gone to all that trouble. Boy, I ' ll bet they sure fed him full. Oh, well, guess he wasn ' t right bright or he ' d ! a seen through ' em. We ' ve got all the pledges we really wanted, anyway. Sept. 12— Y. W. WALKOUT. Guess Bill Huston hires the Y. W. to stage avwalkout each fall to plow down the grass on the back campus. Fust rate mis- sionary training, too. Nothing like mosquitoes to test the endurance, and half- done barbecues are the next things to cannibal food. Also good hell-week train- ing, although the Theta Gammas and Tekes don ' t call it that, any more. Sept. 13— Y. W. C. A. BANQUET. Candlelight and half-helpings of eats. Sure it was a Y. W. banquet. Gave the Freshmen a good chance to study pin hole? and see what scandal societies everybody belonged to ! Sept. 14— Y. W. RECEPTION IN GYMNASIUM. SWEATERS AND BIG PEP MEETING IN CHAPEL. Over at the reception tonight and lined up a date for Sunday night. Looks pretty good, too. Some freshman from Geneseo. Sept. 16— STUDENTS INVITED TONIGHT TO WESTMINSTER CHURCH FOR LUNCH AND DISCUSSION. Pretty good show at the Lin- coln tonight. Good date, too. Sept. 17— FRESHMAN CAPS ARRIVE. Boy, you sure do learn how to make money at college. Alpha Omega sells caps for $1.00 each. Sept. 18 — Say, boy, but there sure is a swell bunch of classy dames in the freshman class this year. And to think I was wondering whether to come back to college or not. Got a bet with Bill Wherry I get a date with Cauline before he does. Boy, she ' s all there. Hope the Pi Phis don ' t get her. Sept. 20— FIFTY TRYOUTS FOR HOMECOMING PLAY, " KEMPY. " Sept. 21— SALE OF LAST YEAR ' S MILLIDEKS. 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Millikin needs some traditions like that. Sept. 27— STUDENT COUNCIL MEETING. Student council meeting this noon. New " Keep Off the Grass " signs for the campus, maybe. Bill Martin elected president. They ' ll make him into a chapel monitor and a model young man yet. He gets in three more inches to the step now. It ' s the busy man who does things. Sept. 28— ROSELYN PEASE WINS POPULARITY CONTEST. Gosh! Glad the Y. W. don ' t run but one popularity contest. Cost me $3.18 and I don ' t get a thing out of it. Could had a good date on that, too. Sept. 29— MILLIKIN, 3 ; LOYOLA, 0. Whoopie ! Looks like we ' re gonna do something in football this year, taking Loyola down like that. OCTOBER Oct. 2— W. A. A. ELECTS OFFICERS. Hear Abaly got elected W. A. A. president. Always knew that girl had ability as a leader. And now she ' s been elected president of the W. A. A. Wonder what it is, anyhow? Oct. 3— DR. PENNEY SPEAKS TO Y. W. Had a date with Patsy Kin- naman tonight. She ' s all enthused over Y. W. She said Dr. Penney made the grandest speech this afternoon. I guess the Y. W. does do lots of good with the girls, but somehow, I don ' t believe a Y. M. would get over very big. Oct. 6— MILLIKIN, 12; CHARLESTON, 12. Cut three classes today to go to Charleston and then we almost got beat, besides Van Dyne getting three ribs broken. Referee lost us the game, anyhow. Oct. 10— SENIOR MEETING AT TEKE HOUSE. Senior meeting. Dues decided dancing and refreshments. All the seniors need to do now is get a couple of Greek letters and jewelled pins and be a regular frat — co-educa- tional, too. ♦Marginal note : Treasurer ' s report, Jan. 25 — three paid dues. Oct. 12— DEC STRAW VOTE FOR U. S. PRESIDENT— 3 to 1 for HOOVER. Well, Millikin ' s still Republican, even if it has sorta thrown down the Presbyterians. Oct. 13— MILLIKIN, 6; WABASH, 6. That just shows what comes of having all the pep meetings in chapel we ' ve been having. First time we ever did come close to beating Wabash. Tied ' em six apiece. Oct. 18— DEC HEAD " EDUCATIONAL FRAT WILL HAVE OFFICE IN MAIN BUILDING. " Oh, yeah, the Kappa Phi Kappas have come into a little legacy, an office — third floor and hunt. They ' re planning a house-warming soon — one member admitted at a time. Principal speaker of the evening will be Prof. Jones on " The Closet Drama. " Oct. 20 — Those Friday chapels. Say, these Friday chapels they ' ve been putting on this year are swell. Lotsa pep. Gets the old school spirit goin ' . (Now Turn to Page 167) . 161 . MILLIKIN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC DECATUR, ILLINOIS W. 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Exodus — Millikin removed to Bloomington, and not because all Decatur bootleg exhausted. Zetas take advantage of grand opportunity to sprout fur coats and impress rushees. Power to ' em. Oct. 29— SORORITY RUSHING BEGINS. NOVEMBER Nov. 1— RUSHING CONTINUES. Say, these girls sure do rush. It ' s a good thing they don ' t carry pistols around. The school would be getting thinned out for sure. Nov. 2— MILLIKIN, 62; LINCOLN, 0. Had pigskin battle with Lincoln by the light of the moon tonight, although the moon was a number of square spotlights. Romantic atmosphere, was fur- nished by rainpour and squeaking " sorores " trying to keep their chiffon tails out of the mud. (Oh, yes, we are rushing — now, honey, I wouldn ' t influence 3 ' ou, but I just know you ' d be happier in S. A. I. than anywhere else. Oh, yeah, oh, yeah.) Nov. 3— SORORITY PLEDGING. Well, the sororities finally got their freshmen pledged. Looked kinda bad for the Alpha Chi ' s for awhile, though. Nov. 4 — Had a date with " Liz Fink tonight. Boy, the Alpha Chi ' s sure are getting stepped on. Don ' t blame ' em a bit for kickin. ' Nov. 5 — Had a date with Emily McDavid tonight. Well, I don ' t know. Kinda looks like the Alpha Chi ' s got what they deserved. Nov. 6 — Talked with Jess Fanyo today. Aw-w-w ! I ' m beginning to think women are all no good. Nov. 8— DEC HEAD, " USUAL PEP MEETING WILL BE HELD IN CHAPEL TODAY. Nov. 9— TRI DELT DANCE. Went to Tri Delt dance tonight. Good gosh ! How nice women have to be to each other. Several Alpha Chi ' s were invited and what ' s more, they came. Nov. 10— MILLIKIN, 25; ILLINOIS COLLEGE, 0. Boy, we got a darn good football team. Walloped 111. college today. Can ' t decide who to take to Bloomington for the hop. (Now Turn to Page 173) _ 167 _ A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU AT tKfje €ngltst) tKabern 405 NELSON PARK BOULEVARD PHONE 2-5036 With drinks from the most beautiful fountain in Decatur, and sand- wiches that are real. 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Even Miss Allin got mixed up in this morning ' s corridor battle, but the paddle toll, we think, wasn ' t very large. Nov. 17— HOMECOMING— HOMECOMING PARADE— MILLIKIN, 14; BRADLEY, 6. Tri Delts managed to drag down a cup at last — floated a float in the home- coming parade. Newspapers called it a crescent boat. Well, maybe it was. The rain washed all the paint off the oars, but didn ' t seem to do much good with the faces. Pi Phi house got first for being futuristic — I mean more futur- istic ! Boy, that guy Corbett sure shakes a mean hoof getting through the line. I guess beating Bradley just about makes us champions. Nov. 23— MILLIKIN, 19; ST. VIATOR, 0. DECEMBER Dec. 5— $200,000 FIELD HOUSE ANNOUNCED AT FOOTBALL BAN- QUET— ENGLEBERT GIDCOMB CAPTAIN. Boy, this school ' s comin ' right along. It ' ll be up with the best of them if it can just get some more good athletes. Basketball men, that ' s what we need now. Dec. 7— THETA GAMMA DANCE. Theta Gamma dance tonight. Had a date with Helen Moffet, fortunately. Dec. 10— LAMBDA PHI DELTA INITIATION. Just got back from the library. Lambda Phi Delta having initiation in the study. Y ' oughta heard the howls — thought the sisterhoods didn ' t believe in rough house ! But I guess it was only the Alpha Chi ' s and Pi Phi ' s fighting again. They had to put the Pi Phi initiates in one room, Zetas in another and so on, to keep ' em out of trouble before the service. Great life! Dec. 12— Y. W. CHRISTMAS SONG SERVICE (MEN INVITED). Y. W. havin ' its him-hymn service today. Fine chance for the women to show their eyelashes and feminity! You don ' t get me roped in on anything like that, no sir ! Dec. 13— SPANISH CLUB. ' Nother hot Dec out today — mostly blowing on In Abraham ' s Bosom ' s coming to Millikin. Another plot of the Dean and the English dept. to get us cultured, I swear. Like to know what culture a bunch of niggers could teach — culture of cotton, I guess. Dec. 18— EIGHTH ANNUAL VESPERS. Vesper service this afternoon. Ford Dickerson sure looks nice in a lace curtain ! And the Pi Phi ' s sure rate the madonnas — such madonna-like dispo- sitions, no doubt! The only kick I got is those things always come after class hours when you might be seeing a good show at the Empress. JANUARY Ian. 5— PROVINCETOWN PLAYERS CANCEL PERFORMANCE OF IN ABRAHAM ' S BOSOM. Just talkin ' to Jack Holt. Oh yeah, once the English dept. got beat— In Abraham ' s Bosom been canceled. An awful pity these Millikin students have to be kept " so provincial! " Oh, yeah! Oh yeah! (Now Turn to Page 179) - 173 - LUMBER Decatur Lumber and Mfg. Co, 666 NORTH WATER " Where the Greatest Number Get Their Lumber " Phone: 4285 Decatur, 111. 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Illinois PARLOR MARKET F. N. GOODMAN CO. QUALITY MEATS AND POULTRY Phone 5245 West Side Square WHEN ready to build or remodel your home, call us for building helps that will help you to get the most in beauty, comfort and con- venience for the money you wish to spend — LYON LUMBER COMPANY Cerro Gordo at Broadway — Since 1878 Jan. 9— KAPPA DAY. Well, the Pi Phis got their name read off in chapel again today! Last time it was for getting the Millidek subscription cup (guess maybe the Kappa Delts know something about how) and now for scholarship (anybody who hangs around after classes knows how there) so I guess the Pi Phis are pretty smart! Wonder how it feels to be a Zeta. Jan. 11— DR. SEILER, " FLYING YANK. " IN CHAPEL. We had a real speaker in chapel today — Dr. Seiler, " Flying Yank, " they call him. Talked real sense, none of your " Religious Competitions. " We oughta have a lot more fellows like that — get the students interested. Mighty glad to see the people who do things appreciated him ; Patsy K. got him to talk in Y. W. He was a keen speaker, I ' ll tell you. Jan. 21-26— EXAMS. Never had such mean exams. Think exams oughta be abolished anyhow. Rotten grades ! A fellow can ' t play the profs the way the Pi Phis do — isn ' t any way for a fellow to make grades. Rotten world anyhow ! Jan. 28— NEW SEMESTER BEGINS. Guess the Sig Alph treasury must be low. Saw ' em over at school pledging a new fellow and they had to take off Freddie Gaines ' pledge pin to do it. Great world ! FEBRUARY Feb. 1 — LECTURE — PROF. GEO. BAKER OF HARVARD. Had to go to a lecture tonight. Have to waste too much time around this place — Friday night ' s sposed to be date nights. Guess the Theta Gammas ' re the only ones who like lectures. Glad somebody does. Feb. 5— MISS McCASLIN FAWS DOWN AND GOES BOOM. No English this morning ! Miss McCaslin fell down and broke her elbow. Guess we sure had a vacation coming to us anyhow ! Glad I ' m takin ' English this ) ' ear instead of last. Feb. 9— DELTA SIG AND KAPPA DELT INITIATIONS— ALPHA CHI TEA FOR PLEDGES. Alpha Chi ' s had a tea for pledges this afternoon. Guess they had a lotta food, too ; Holben wasn ' t hungry tonight ! Pretty nice ! Looks like the Alpha Chi ' s sure were working to get a stand-in. Wonder what their game is. Feb. 11 — LECTURE — JOHN T. FREDERICK ON THE LITERATURE OF THE MIDDLE WEST. Another lecture. Darned dry! Feb. 16— TRI DELT " CAMPUS BRIDGE. " Over at the Tri Delt house tonight — nice sociable little bridge party — nice and slow! Plenty of Sig Alphs there. Guess they have to put up with a lot to rate the Tri Delt formal! Feb. 21— LECTURE— ALFRED ADDER, PSYCHOLOGIST. Some Dutchman lectured on psych tonight — darndest lecturer I ever heard. Hope all the Dutch Tri Delts understood him. I sure didn ' t. Feb. 22-23— D. A. E. CONVENTION AT U. OF I. D. A. E. ' s having convention at Champain. Wonder if the town ' ll hold them. 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Went to the show after the lecture. A guy ' s got to have some pleasure — only some guys don ' t know how. A lecture isn ' t enough ; they stay around for dis- cussion afterward. Glad I ' m not smart ! Mar. 6— SENIOR PLAY. Seniors spouted The Torchbearers to-night. Pretty fair! Lot of action! Couple of Tri Delts in the first row though and I was kinda scared maybe they ' d forget themselves and go ask Draser for the house key or something; she was so natural and kinda unconscious. Thought Prof. Jones directed the play, but I guess maybe he wasn ' t there to-night; Nannette Guest seemed to have all the worry. She got awful rattled — right out on the stage. But may- be that ' s art — beyond me anyhow ! Mar. 6, 7— Y. W. NATIONAL OFFICER AT MILLIKIN. Y. W. officer here. Women improved already ; dates no good any more ; nobody necks. Rotten world ! Mar. 8— SOPHOMORE COTILLION. Went to Sophomore Cotillion to-night. Heap big policeman there — take care of Goleman and Hickernell, I guess. Pretty good dance. Mar. 19— PAN-HELLENIC BANQUET. My girl went to the Pan-hellenic banquet to-night. Hope she has to sit by an Alpha Chi. Serve them both right. Mar. 23— SORORITY INITIATIONS. No date to-night — " sorors " too busy initiating. Seven must be the password in all the sisterhoods— 7 Alpha Chi ' s, 7 Pi Phi ' s, 7 Tri Delt ' s, 7 S. A. I ' s. Mar. 26— STYLE SHOW. Went to the Style Show. Pajama display pretty good. All the Spanish dancers had red hair. Laugh ! thought I ' d die ! Mar. 27— VACATION BEGINS— TEKE FORMAL. Going home to-night. Tekes having their formal. Hope it rains. They sure flatter themselves their dances ' re the thrilling beginning to a woman ' s vacation ; APRIL Apr. 4— SCHOOL BEGINS. Back in school. Pretty rotten! Had a keen date to-night though. Spring ' s sorta in the air. Not such a bad world ! Think maybe I ' m gonna fall in love. Hot doggie ! 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CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK Safety Plus Service -187- STORE YOUR FURS WITH US NOW 543 North Water Street Telephone 2-2435 The greatest fur store in Illinois, containing 10,000 feet of floor space. Our mod- ern equipped factory, our large cold storage vaults and our complete stock of fur coats, robes and chokers, enables us to supply your needs in anything in furs, and also protection when they are not in use. CAY FELLOWS — didja ever date up that sweet mama, and take her out to make whoopee when circumstances or somethin ' forced you to buy a couple wheels on a Yellow cab? After the big time of course she developed a heavy thirst — and your funds were almost nil? When — Eureka! — you fovind yourself right in front of a WALGREEN drug store, and you said — " Say, baby, let ' s try one of those doubl ' rich chocolate malts you hear so much about? " And she said " Oh alright " indifferently? But as you left, she squeezed your hand and whispered " What a wonderful idea, ole dear — that certainly was the ver ' best malt I ' ve ever tasted. Let ' s come here a lot? We say again — didja ever? WEAR BETTER CLOTHES Our Clothes Give the Impression of Taste - Individuality SAM J. STODDART Over West ' s Drug Store Telephone 2-0853 For that Formal — A Pair of Kinney ' s Patents 403 NORTH WATER STREET _ i88_ Pianos - Victrolas - Radios EMERSON PIANO HOUSE 148 North Main St. TYPEWRITERS BOOKS GIFTS SPORTING GOODS Haines Essick Co. 122 - 128 East William Decatur, Illinois C. R. MILLER SONS BUILDING CONTRACTORS Telephone 2-0410 724 NORTH MAIN STREET DECATUR, ILLINOIS Designers and Builders of Distinctive Homes THE COLLEGE SUPPLY STORE Owned and Operated By The University — carries a complete line of books, stationery, pens and pencils. We are always pleased to aid the student iii making his . . or her . . selection. We ask the co-operation of the Millikin students to aid us with our task of fur- nishing their needs at the lowest prices. I REVIEW PRESS TRADE NAME SINCE 1888 DECATURUXIN01S PRINTERS OFFICE FURNISHERS COMPLETE ADVERTISING SERVICE Review Printing Stationery Co. 361-365 North Main Street Deeatur, Illinois Telephones 5161 _ 190 _ Apr. 6— JUNIOR PROM. Had a date with Trimble for the Junior Prom. Had on one of those dust mop formals. When I want to dance, I want to dance ! Apr. 12— KAPPA DELTA FORMAL AND HOMECOMING. Big spludge, 1 hear, for K. D. homecomers. Gonna rain. Make Whoopee for 3 days. Apr. 13— LAMBDA PHI DELTA BRIDGE PARTY Been carrying chairs for a Lambda Phi Delta bridge party. Doggone, these women work a fellow to death. Apr. 25— CONANT SOCIETY. Was gonna have a date with Vanda Savage to-night but she had to go to an English Club meeting. Never did like these smart women anyhow ! MAY May 4 — TRI DELT FORMAL. Went to Tri Delt formal to-night — in Springfield again. Pretty good dance. Chaperones a little watchful. May 11— SIG ALPH FORMAL. Sig Alphs having their formal to-night — absolutely wouldn ' t have it before the Tri Delt ' s ! Good many Tri Delt ' s there too. May 24— DELTA SIG FORMAL. Holben ' s gone to the Delta Sig Formal. Gonna Go out on a big drunk to spite her. May 25— SENIOR BALL. SENIOR . CUT DAY. SENIOR CLASS DAY. COMMENCEMENT. July ?— ANOTHER GOOD CLASS GONE WRONG. SPRING ODE By Burt of Lincoln A passerby walking on old Wood. Street Suddenly silenced his noisy feet — He looked toward the sky in silent wonder And he saw by the stars it couldn ' t be thunder. As he slowly started to go He was filled with a great desire to know The reason and whyfore of such a din Coming from the Kappa Delt house, or rather from within. Little did he guess that the cause of it all Was the Kappa Delt Chorus in the slumber hall. Yes, ' twas the truth about the noise ' Twas only the sleeping Kappa Delt Boys. . 191 _ DAUGHTER ! The lights are not so bright at twelve o ' clock, The mists are ' round the town — But oh, I love the hour of twelve o ' clock ; I will not pull the curtain down ! There ' s the blur of the near light, There ' s the red of the far, There ' s a glimmering puddle, There ' s a patient star. Oh, I love the hour of twelve o ' clock, I will not climb the stair ! There ' s a fatal note to the crowing cock, There ' s a ghost in the corner there. MODERNIST. Out of God came Adam, From Adam came Eve ; The doctrine of descent states That the last evolution is the fittest. Men, laugh that off ! ERECTION DAY I am the woman voter. Ten years ago my sisters Fought for my suffrage, and won. As a result of their victory I vote. . Every election clay I go to the polls And carefully mark my choice. Always I am logical and open-minded : I vote for the one my husband asks me to Or the one with the nicest, kindest name ' Or the one who sent me a blotter. My sisters ! I am keeping the tryst. THE CO-ED WHO WARKED HOME Before she ' d left her mother, That ill-fated day, She ' d decided to heed Her advice, strange to say. So she ' d walked two weary miles, Had this fair co-ed, And now she wished she ' d gone ahead In spite of what was said. Her feet were blistered sore, From her long, long walk ; One heel had been rubbed raw In just the last block. " You can say all you want " Bout not givin ' in, How holdin ' to your principles Helps you to win. " But, " she thought, as the steps She tried to climb, " Tomorrow when I come from class, I ' ll ride and pay my dime. " —Adv. I. P. R. Oh, the sorrows of a Freshman! Oh, the trials that are his. ' Twould fill the angels with sorrow If a Freshman they should quiz. For the teachers call them silly, And they don ' t feel very wise When they look up at the Seniors Adoration in their eyes. Four long years ! It seems a century, ' Ere they mingle with the blest, And, from the heights of knowledge, Rook with pity on the rest. The eagle is the bird to soar. The hawk is king of the woods ; The mocking bird can sing the score, But the hen delivers the goods — Ex. Specialists In Footwear for Young Folks M J jrortA Wafei-St. l ===jM ) ' SAoes that Satisfy SNAPPY NEW STYLES IN QUALITIES THAT WEAR Special Styles for College Men In the Famous 7-Feature 2-Pants Suits — $36 Decatur ' s Greatest Clothing Store Flowers for all occasions DAUT BROTHERS 120 East Prairie Phone 5281 FOR QUALITY CLEANING, PRESSING AND ALTERING— West End Cleaners and Tailors The House Built on Personal Service 139 S. OAKLAND AVE. PHONE 2-7518 — Save on Hosiery ! NEUMODE HOSIERY STORES 117 N. WATER ST. DECATUR ILLINOIS - 193 - HOTEL ORLANDO 250 Rooms - 200 Baths DECATUR, ILLINOIS MODERN - EUROPEAN - FIREPROOF DINNER PARTIES, DANCES, FORMALS, LUNCHEONS AND ALL SOCIAL FUNCTIONS Special Attention Given to Millikin Students FRED AND HARRY W. VAN ORMAN, Incorporated F. HAROLD VAN ORMAN President -OTHER VAN ORMAN HOTELS - HOTEL SHAWNEE HOTEL McCURDY Springfield, Ohio Evansville, Indiana - 194- H. E. Haines Phone 2-4710 OAKLAND AVENUE GARAGE Goodyear Tires Quaker State Oil Service Accessories 123-27 S. OAKLAND AVE. Let us give you our low prices on COAL BLACK DIAMOND SALES CO. Tel. 4821 T O THE members of the student body and faculty of James Milli- kin University, we offer our Congratulations The consummation of the 1929 Mil- lidek has been a splendid achieve- ment. The members of the Milli- dek staff are to be commended for their work in preparing the material for this year ' s annual. TT IS worthy of note that the Mil- lidek staff chose, for the perfect interpretation of their ideas and ma- terial, a printing concern which is entitled to the use of the union la- bel of the Decatur Allied Printing Trades Council. This Emblem Is the Trademark of Better Printing ITS A FACT NOT A SLOGAN We Undersell on First Quality. Standard Merchandise ! CORNER WATER AN NORTH STs j " 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 - 195 - i Oakland Avenue Barber Shop 329 SOUTH OAKLAND For High Class Work Visit Cody Holmes In His New Sanitary Barber Shop SHINGLE, HAIR CUT, 40c SHAVE, 25c Open Evenings Ladies ' Hair Bobbing a Specialty " Plumbing Shop on Wheels " PLUMBING, HEATING AND REPAIRING A Call Will Bring Our Plumbing Shop to Your Door OUR MOTTO: " We Guarantee Everything We Do " CODY R. HOLMES 329 South Oakland (Rear) Phone 6346 BUY DECATUR MINED COAL AND ADD TO THE COMMUNITY BUYING POWER Macon County Coal Company Telephone 4444 Patronize Our Advertisers _ 196 _ " You big bonehead, " shouted the construction superintendent to his Swede foreman, " I told you to fire that man and you hit him with an ax! " " Well, boss, does ax she have sign, ' For fire only ' I " 5jC 5jc 5fc The sweet young thing had broken her glasses. She took the remains of them back to the optometrist. " I ' ve broken my glasses, " she said. " Do I have to be examined all over again? " The young optometrist sighed. " No, " he answered, " just your eyes. " Social Worker: " Do you support any charity? " Mr. Perkins: " Yes, I ' ve a son in college. " sjt fc 5fC Sea Captain (To Frank, leaning over ship ' s side) : " Weak stomach, Lad? " Frank Bear (nervously) : " Well, aint I putting it as far as the rest of them? " " Marry you? Why you low-down, dirty scoundrel. Oh to think — why, I ' ll call my father. " " Am I to take this as a refusal? " 3fC $Z He: " I just went out to get a breath of air. " She: " Yes, I can smell it. " jfc " He said that I was a thing to adore. " " I guess he meant a knocker. " " No, a belle. " This appeared in a Freshman ' s composition on the civil war : " General Lee had on a fine uniform, shiny sword and spurs, while General Grant had nothing on but a ragged old Union suit. " A dusky son of Alabama was busily engaged in a cootie hunt, when asked by a Sergeant what he was doing. He replied : " I ' se a huntin ' fo ' dem ' rithmetic bugs. " " Why do you call them Arithmetic bugs? " ' " Cause dey add to ma misery, dey subtracts from ma pleasure, dey divides ma attention and dey multiply like hell. " " What was the name of the last station we stopped at, mother? " " I don ' t know. Be quiet, I ' m working a cross-word puzzle. " " It ' s a pity you don ' t know the name, mother, because little Oscar got off the train there ! " If you don ' t like these jokes, And their dryness makes you groan, Just call around occasionally, With some good ones of your own. - 197 - 1 SCHAFFER RINGLER EXCLUSIVE FURRIERS Furs Repaired, Remodeled, Cleaned, Made to Order and Stored 253 N. MAIN PHONE 2-7429 f I HE finest and most sani- tary place in the state. We serve hot or cold lunches at all hours. 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