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Digitized by the Internet Arcliive in 2015 littps: arcliive.org details millidel 3219jame DEDICATEE A.B., Ph.D., University of Chicago Assistant Director of Mellon Institute of Industrial Research Professor of Chemistry and Dean of Men at Millikin University Professor of Chemistry at Knox College Phi Beta Kappa Sigma Xi Phi Lambda Upsilon et 7 ' I FACULTY CALVIN WELCH DYER Comptroller A.B., Cumberland University Kappa Sigma EUGENIA ALLIN Professor of Library Science B.L.S., Illinois Delta Theta Psi Zeta Tau Alpha JAMES ALBERT MELROSE Rouse Professor of Philosophy and Psychology A.B., Hamilton A.M., Ph.D., Wisconsin ISABELLA THOMPSON MACHAxN Hazi ' kins Professor of Ancient Languages A.B., A.M., Wellesley JAMES HARVEY RANSOM Professor of Clicinistry B.S., M.S., Wabash Ph.D., Chicago CLARENCE E. DEAKINS Registrar B.S., James Millikin University M.S.. Illinois Sigma Alpha Epsilon Phi Mu . lpha D.WIDA McCASLIN Professor of Rhetoric A.B., Coe A.M., Minnesota Columbia Delta Delta Delta ALBERT TAYLOR MILLS Professor of History and Political Science Ph.B., A.M., Michigan LL.B., Lincoln and Jefferson BONNIE REBECCA BLACKBURN Professor of French and Spanish A.B., Millikin A.M., Chicago Certificat d ' etudes francaises, Grenoble, France Delta Delta Delta EARL CHESTER KIEFER Professor of Matlieinatics B.S., Michigan Agricultural College M.S., Michigan 20 y te 1935 FACULTY FREDERICK CHARLES HOTTES Professor of Biology B.S., Colorado Agricultural College M.S., Iowa State College Ph.D., Minnesota Gamma Alpha Gamma Sigma Delta FLORA E. ROSS Professor of French and German A.B., Millikin A.M., Columbia Certificat d ' etudes francaises, Grenoble, France Ph.D., Illinois JOHN CORBIN ZIMMERMAN Instructor in Chemistry B.S., M.S., Illinois Ph.D., Iowa CHARLENE FENDER WOOD Associate Professor of English A.B., Western A.M., Columbia CARL HEAD Professor of Mechanical Engineering B.S., Millikin Tau Kappa Epsilon LUCILLE MARGARET BRAGG Assistant Professor of Latin, Greek and French A.B., A.M., Millikin RALPH RONALD PALMER Professor of Physics A.B., Macalester College M.A., Ph.D., Minnesota ESTHER BIGGS Assistant Professor of English A.B., Millikin M.A., Columbia Instructor at Emma Willard Breadloaf FACULTY LEO T. JOHXSON Instructor in Physical Education and Athletic Coacli Millikin Michigan Notre Dame Sigma Alpha Epsilon BOBBIE LUCILLE CORDER Instructor in Physical Education A.B., Millikin Pi Mu Theta Pi Kappa Sigma DAVID RANDOLPH Assistant Instructor of Mathematics B.S., Millikin M.S., Michigan Kappa Delta Chi SUE MATTHEWS College Supply Store Millikin GERTRUDE MUNCH Assistant to Comptroller R. WAYNE GILL Instructor in Physical Education and Assistant Coach A.B., Bethany, West Virginia Beta Theta Pi KATHERINE WALKER Assistant Librarian B.S., Millikin Pi Mu Theta LAVINIA W. HESS Dean of Women Teacher ' s Certificate, Oberlin lege, Ohio B.S., Millikin Col- DOROTHY A. BELL Secretary to the President A. B., Oberlin College B. S., Simmons College VELMA DAVIS Assistant to the Registrar A.B., Millikin Pi Mu Theta y te 1933 FACULTY DON H. BAKER Professor of Commerce and Finance Washington University A.B., University of Kansas Ph.D., University of California GLADYS GALLIGAR Assistant Professor of Biology A.B., Millikin A.M., Ph.D., Illinois Sigma Xi Phi Beta Kappa Phi Kappa Phi Sigma Delta Epsilon Phi Sigma GEORGE RAAB Acting Director of School of Fine Arts MYLES E. ROBINSON Associate Professor of Commerce and Finance A.B., A.M., Ohio State Ph.D., Northwestern Delta Sigma Phi SAIDEE ETHEL -STARK Professor of Home Economics B.S., University of Wisconsin M.A., University of California Ph.D., Columbia ELIZABETH WILEY Instructor in Home Economics A.B., LIniversity of California RALPH YAKEL Professor of Education L.L.B., A.B., Illinois Wesleyan A.M., Ph.D., Columbia University 23 President Maurice Murfin Vice-President Pauline Requarth Secretary Sally Baker Treasurer Walter Spilman 26 I933 SENIORS ATKINSON, BETSY Fine and Applied Arts Pi Beta Phi, historian ' 34, recording secretary ' 35; International Relations Club ' 31, ' 32; Y. W. C. A. ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Chairman of Millikin tea dance ' 32. BAYLESS, DOROTHY Music Education Sigma Alpha Iota, secretary ' 33, chaplain ' 34, vespers ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Christmas vespers ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; " Robin Hood " ' 32; A Capella choir ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; advanced student recital ' 34; soloist with Millikin or- chestra ' 33, ' 34. CLAUTER, EDWARD Commerce and pittance Sigma Alpha Epsilon, treasurer ' 35, commissary ' 35; Kappa Delta Chi; Alpha Omega; Baseball ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Basketball ' 32; Junior class pres- ident ' 34; Millidek business manager ' 35; Student cabinet ' 35; Conant society ' 34, ' 35; cheer leader ' 34, ' 35; Brown debate ' 34 ; " M " club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Intramural ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; " Power of Fate " ' 32; " When a Clown Laughs " ' 33; " Let Us Be Gay " ' 33; Senior ball committee ' 35; Hall of Fame ' 35. DOAKE, MARY LOUISE Liberal Arts Alpha Chi Omega, social chairman ' 33, treasurer ' 33, ' 34; Decaturian ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; International Re- lations club ' 32; Y. W. ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, retreat committee ' 33; Millidek ' 34, ' 35. GEBHART, ROBERT Commerce and Finance Alpha Omega, vice president; Soph- omore class president ' 32, ' 33; Junior class treasurer ' 33, ' 34. BAKER, SARAH JANE Liberal Arts Delta Delta Delta, recording secre- tary ' 34; Y. W. Freshman Com- mission ' 31; Sophomore class secre- tary ' 32; Senior class secretary ' 34; Panhellenic ' 33, ' 34, ' 35, social chair- man ' 34; Student library assistant ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Town and Gown ticket captain ' 34; " If Booth Had Missed " ' 32. CAREY, CATHERINE ANNE Liberal Arts Alpha Chi Omega, historian ' 32, ' 33, recording secretary ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Y. W. C. A. ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; W. A. A. ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; A Capella choir ' 33, ' 34; Christmas vespers ' 33; Interna- tional night ' 34, ' 35; Decaturian ' 34, ' 35; Senior tea committee ' 35. CONKLIN, CYNTHIA Liberal Arts Pi Beta Phi, scholarship chairman ' 33, ' 34, rushing chairman ' 33, ' 34; Y. W. C. A. ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35, membership chairman ' 33, ' 34; W. A. A. ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35, ping pong tournament ' 34; Panhellenic ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Christmas vespers ' 31, ' 33; Conant society ' 34, ' 35; Student cab- inet ' 34, ' 35 ; Senior announcement committee ' 35; Town and Gown pat- ronage committee ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Inter- national night ' 34. COOPER, DOROTHY (No photograph) Liberal Arts Y. W. C. A. ' 31, ' 32, ' 33; W. A. A. ' 33, ' 34; Indee Club ' 33, ' 34, social committee ' 33. EUBANKS, ALVIN Liberal Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon; Kappa Phi Kappa; Intramural sports ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Junior class intramural manager ' 33, ' 34; Senior class intra- mural manager ' 34, ' 35. GRISWOLD, WALTER Liberal Arts Kappa Delta Chi, secretary ' 31; Sigma Alpha Epsilon, president ' 34; Alpha Omega, secretary ' 33; Track manager ' 30; Baseball manager ' 31; Student intrarnural manager ' 32, ' 33; Decaturian sports editor ' 30, ' 33, edi- torial board ' 34; Millidek assistant editor ' 31; Sophomore class presi- dent ' 31; Student cabinet secretary ' 32; Chapel committee ' 34; " Captain Applejack " ; " Where the Cross Was Made " ; " R. U. R. " 27 SENIORS HEINLEIN, JOHN Manna! Arts Education Sigma Alpha Epsilon, house man- ager ' 34; Kappa Delta Chi; Alpha Omega; " M " Club ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Football ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, captain ' 34; I. I. A. C. All Conference team ' 34; Intramural sports ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Welterweight wrestling cham- pion ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Individual All Around Athletic Champion ' 33. LANGBEHX, MILDRED Music Education Thornton Junior College; Orchestra ' 33, ' 34; A Capella choir ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; " The Swan " " 34; " The Late Christopher Bean " ' 34; Band ' 34, 35; Y. -VV. C. A. ' 33, ' 34; W. A. A. ' 33, ' 34; Intramural basketball ' 34, ' 35; Decaturian ' 34. ' 35; Jlillidek ' 34, ' 35. MILLER, HARVEY Manual Arts Education Delta Sigma Phi, treasurer ' 34, ' 35; Alpha Omega; Kappa Phi Kappa, president ' 34, ' 35; Football ' 33. MUNSIE, WALLACE Liberal Arts Sigma Alpha Epsilon, chronicler ' 30. recorder ' 31, ' 33, correspondent ' 32; Tennis ' 29, ' 30, ' 31; Intramural sports ' 30, ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Intra- mural manager ' 32, ' 33; " If Booth Had Missed " ' 32. NICHOLS, HAZEL Home Economics Zeta Tau Alpha; Pi Mu Theta, vice president ' 35; Pi Kappa Sigma, sec- retary ' 35; Y. W. C. A. social chair- man ' 35; Home Economics club ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35, vice president ' 33, pres- ident ' 34; Le Cercle Francais ' 32; Millidek ' 34; W. S. G. A. ' 34, ' 35, secretary ' 34; W. A. A. business manager ' 33, president ' 34, vice pres- ident ' 35; Intramural basketball ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; varsity tennis ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Hockey ' 32, ' 33; Ping pong ' 33. ' 34; Co-chairman Millikin Mixer ' 34. KIXNAMAN, BERKELEY Engineering Administration Alpha Omega, secretary; Sophomore class treasurer ' 32, ' 33; Town and Gown electrician ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Intra- mural sports ' 31, ' 32, ' 33. LINDSEY, DOLLY (No photograph) Home Economics Zeta Tau Alpha, social chairman ' 33, guard ' 34; Home Economics Club ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Le Cercle Francais ' 31, ' 32; Y. W. C. A. ' 31. MARONTO, ROSEMARIE Liberal Arts Le Cercle Francais ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Conant Society ' 34, ' 35; German club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Y. W. C. A. ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Town and Gown patronage committee ' 31, ' 32, ' 33; MUlidek ' 31, ' 32, ' 33; W. A. A. ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Decaturian ' 31, ' 32, ' 33; A Capella choir ' 34, ' 35; Indee club ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; French club first prize ' 32, ' 33; Sanders-McDavid contest ' 33. MOOREHEAD, ROSEMARY Liberal Arts Pi Beta Phi, corresponding secretary ' 33, treasurer ' 34, pledge supervisor ' 35; Pi Mu Theta ' 34, ' 35; Kappa key ' 35; Millidek editor ' 34, faculty editor ' 33; News Bureau ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Decaturian ' 32, ' 34; Conant ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Y. W. C. A. ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; ' erse choir ' 34, ' 35; Le Cercle Fran- cais ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35 Panhellenic banquet for scholarship ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; French prize ' 32; Sanders-McDavid contest ' 33; International night ' 34; Christmas vespers ' 34; " The Great Dark " ' 33; " Much Ado About Noth- ing " ' 33; " Riders to the Sea " ' 34; Hall of Fame ' 35. MURFIN, MAURICE Liberal Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon, historian ' 32, ' 33, president ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Alpha Omega, vice president ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Biology assistant ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Intra- mural sports ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Sen- ior class president ' 34, ' 35. RAGSDALE, HENRY Manual Arts Education 28 ' JL 1935 REQUARTH, PAULINE Liberal Arts Pi Beta Phi, corresponding secretary ' 32, ' 33, vice president ' 33, president ' 33, ' 34; Pi Mu Theta ' 34, ' 35; Y. W. C. A. ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35, vice president ' 33, ' 34; Conant, president ' 33, ' 34; Le Cercle Francais ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35, treasurer ' 33; Millidek ' 31 ' , ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Verse choir ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Junior class vice president ' 33, ' 34; Senior class vice president 34, ' 35; Millikin week-end commit- tee ' 34; Town and Gown patronage committee ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Christ- mas vespers ' 34; Panhellenic, social chairman ' 33, ' 34; Hall of Fame ' 35. RUGH, MARTHA Music Education Pi Beta Phi; Sigma Alpha Iota; Or- chestra ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; A Capella choir ' 33, ' 34; " Robin Hood " or- chestra ' 32; " Chimes of Normandy " orchestra ' 31; Y. W. C. A. ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; International Relations club ' 31, ' 32; " Much Ado About Noth- ing " ' 33; " Merchant of Venice " ' 34; Christmas vespers ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34. SCHLIE, EVERETT Liberal Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Omega; Athletic Board of Control ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Intramural sports, sophomore manager ' 32, ' 33, independent man- ager ' 33, ' 34, intramural manager ' 34, ' 35. SELLERS, DOROTHY (No photograph) Liberal Arts Zeta Tau Alpha, guard ' 33, presi- dent ' 34; Panhellenic banquet ' 31; Y. W. C. A. ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, sec- retary ' 34; International Relations club ' 33; Pi Mu Theta, secretary ' 34. SPILMAN, WALTER Liberal Arts Delta Sigma Phi, treasurer ' 32, ' 33, president ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Alpha Ome- ga; Inter-fraternity council, presi- dent ' 34, ' 35; Senior class treasurer ' 34, ' 35; Basketball ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Baseball ' 32, ' 33. ' 34, ' 35; Football ' 32; Inter-fraternity track ' 32, ' 33, ' 34. SULLIVAN, DOROTHY Liberal Arts Theta Upsilon, president ' 34; Conant ' 33, ' 34; Le Cercle Francais ' 34; W. A. A. ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Pan- hellenic ' 35; " Your Uncle Dudley " ' 33; " The Late Christopher Bean " ' 34. O R S ROLINAITIS, JOSEPH Manual Arts Education Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Football ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Basketball ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Baseball ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; In- tramural sports ' 32, ' 33; " Track ' 32. SANKS, HAROLD Commerce and Finance Sigma Alpha Epsilon, corresponding secretary ' 34, vice president ' 34, ' 35, president ' 35; Alpha Omega, treas- urer ' 34, ' 35; Senior basketball man- ager ' 34, ' 35; Intramural sports ' 33, •34. ■V, • SCHROEDER, WAYNE Liberal Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon, historian ' 33, vice president ' 34, ' 35; Alpha Omega, president ' 34, ' 35; Inter-fraternity council, secretary ' 34, ' 35; Student cabinet ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Biology assist ant ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Band ' 31, ' 32, ' 33 ' 34; Orchestra ' 31, ' 32, ' 33; Deca turian ' 32, ' 33; Debate team ' 34, ' 35 Intramural service award ' 33; Intra mural sports ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Co- nant society ' 34, ' 35; Hall of Fame •35. STADLER, KATHERINE Liberal Arts Pi Mu Theta, president ' 34, ' 35 Student cabinet ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Deca ' turian ' 32, ' 33, co-editor ' 33, ' 34, Y. W. C. A. ' 33, ' 34, program chair ' man ' 34, ' 35; Conant ' 32, ' 33, presi- dent ' 34, ' 35; Verse choir ' 34; Ger man club, secretary ' 34; " Easy Come Easy Go ' ' 32; " Sun-up " ' 32; " Let Us Be Gay " ' 32; " The Great Dark ' ' 33; " Your Uncle Dudley " ' 33; prop erty chairman; " The Swan " ' 34 " Camille " ' 33; " The Late Christo ' pher Bean " ' 34; " Hedda Gabler ' ' 35; " Taming of the Shrew " ' 35 Hall of Fame ' 35. WELLS, ARTHUR Commerce and Finance Tau Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Omega; Intramural sports ' 30, ' 31, ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, " 35; Decaturian ' 34; " R. U. R. " ' 31. 29 4iim SENIORS WEISS, ALEXANDER Liberal Arts Sigma Alpha Epsilon, president ' 34, vice president ' 35; Delta Phi Delta; Lewis Institute of Technology; Ger- man club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Intramural sports ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Millidek art editor ' 34; Town and Gown art di- rector ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; " Tick Tcck Town " art director. YEAKLEY, RALPH Liberal Arts WILLIAMS, MARIANNE Liberal Arts Theta L ' psilon, president ' 34, vice president ' 35; Sigma Alpha Iota, corresponding secretary ' 35; Pi Mu Theta, secretary ' 35; Y. W. C. A. cabinet ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, president ' 34, ' 35; Panhellenic ' 34, treasurer ' 35; Le Cercle Francais, president ' 35; A Capella choir ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; " Robin Hood " ' 32; Verse choir ' 34, ' 35; Millidek ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Decaturian ' 33; Kappa key ' 35; Hall of Fame ' 35. THE DECATURIAN ' S HALL OF FAME FOR 1935 Edward Clauter Ka+herine Stadler Wayne Schroeder Pauline Requarth Marianne Williams Rosennary Moorehead 30 ■ President Lewis Britton Vice-President Frances Lake Secretary Lenore Stephenson Treasurer Fred Christman y te 1935 JUNIORS 33 MiiiiU First row: Alderson, Alsip, Appel, Armsworth, Bean, Beck. Second row: Carr, Chodat, Coutant, Craig, Croxton, Davis. Third row: Eakin, Fulcher, Hall, Hennessy. Hershberger, Hewitt. Fourth row: Johnson, King, Kyle, Lauher, Lewis, A. McKinney. Fifth row: P. McKinney, Morris. Newtnn. Peterman. Ross, Stookey. Sixth row: Turnquist, Weesner, Welge, M. F. Wood, Younge, Young. V President Royce Huss Vice-President Jane Larsen Secretary Nancy Hedrick Treasurer Robert Cobb 7 1931 SOPHOMORES President G. A. Schlick, Jr. Vice-President ...Eloise Corzine Secretary Mary Elizabeth Stookey Treasurer D. B. Folrath 1935 I FRESHMEN 42 First row: Lear, Logan, JIcDonaUl, JIcRoberts, Xlangruni Second row: Mills, Mullen, Owens, Patton, Paullin. Third row : Priest, Ridgely, Roth, Sanders, D. Schroeder. Fourth row : E. Schroeder, Sears, Shoaff, Stenstrom, Stephens. Fifth row : Thornton, Thorpe, Tucker, Tuschoflf, Vannier. Sixth row : Walton, Ward, Wiley, Williams, Wilson Seventh row : Woodward, Yoder, Zinimer. WINIFRED ST. CLARE MINTURN Director of Conservatory Private study in violin, Chicago Music Col- lege; Study with Kortshak, American Con- servatory. 44 ' J-Le 1935 FACULTY THOMAS GRANT HADLEY Professor of Voice Private training under R. A. Phelps, Willard Monroe, C. B. Shaw, W. F. Tomlins, Anna Friedliurg. Also under Carl Voelker five years; many years in concert field. DORIS LYONS SMALLWOOD Instructor in Piano B.S., Millikin. EDNA CHILDS Instructor in Piano Millikin Conservatory; Institute of Musical Art, New York; Teachers College, New York; American Con- servatory of Music, Chicago. FLORENCE ROYCE Instructor in Kindergarten-Primary MAYME IRONS Instructor in Public School Music Methods B.S., Columbia University WILNA MOFFETT I nstructor in Piano and Organ B.S. in Music, Postgraduate diplomas in Piano and Organ, Millikin Pupil of Percy Grainger STELLA MAE CHITTUM Instructor in Piano B.S. in Music, Millikin Postgraduate study, Millikin LOUISE W. HELMICK Instructor in Voice Wesleyan College of Music; Cosmo- politan School of Music; American Conservatory of Music, Chicago; Bush Conservatory; Private study with Hannah Butler, Mary Peck Thompson ALICIA SKEET Instructor in Wind Instruments B.S. in Music, Millikin Sigma Alpha Iota ANNETTE VAN DYKE Instructor in Eurythmics Hinman School of Folk Dancing; studied under Pavley, Oubriansky, Novikoff (Chicago), LarasofT, Arriaza, Kotchetovsky (New York), Howarth (New York), Kosloff (Los Angeles), Daloroze. AVA HILL CALDWELL Secretary of the Conservatory MARY HEIDEMAN BRANDT Instructor in Violin B.S. in Music, Millikin 45 AiliiiU FACULTY JOSE ECHANIZ Instructor in Piano Private teachers, Escuelas, Pias, Guanabacca, Cuba; Falcon Conser- vatory of Music, Havana, Cuba. WALTER EMCH Instructor in Theory B.Mus., M.Mus., Michigan HAROLD CLYDE HESS Instructor in Violin Oberlin Conservatory of Music; Meredith College, Cincinnati Conser- vatory of Music, Pupil of Ysaye, Graduate Fayetteville Conservatory of Music, Pupil of Caesar Thomp- son; Academic work at Ohio State University. HENRIETTA CLARK MILLER Instructor in Piano B.S., A.B. in Music, Millikin ANN LOUISE WELCH Director of Kindergarten B.A., Texas Woman ' s College Oklahoma City LTniversity M.A., Columbia Teachers ' College 11 Le 1935 PROFESSIONAL Second row : Bredehoft, Jack, Larsen, Rugh. First row: Williams, Bolin, Strom, Lucas, Pygman, Gltnn. r a Founded: Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1903 Established: 1917 Became professional: 1933 Colors: Crimson and white Badge:Jewelled Pipes of Pan Flower: Jack rose This year the S. A. I. ' s have presented monthly musicales, the highest points being the Christmas and Easter Vespers, McDowell tea, and formal musicale. On April 25 they sponsored a concert given by Lois Hood Lewis, a Millikin graduate. The members who have given recitals this year are Zelna Lucas, pianist; Louise Brede- hoft, soprano; and Dorothy Bayless, soprano. Jane Larsen, pianist, was presented in the spring orchestra concert. Among the year ' s social activities have been the Christmas dance, the Homecoming and Founder ' s Day luncheons, and the spring formal dinner dance. 1934 OFFICERS 1935 Mary Strom President Mary Strom Virginia Bolin Vice-President Virginia Bolin 1 Zelna Lucas Recording Secretary Zelna Lucas Georg ' ana Fuller Corresponding Secretary Georg ' ana Fuller Charlotte Glenn Treasurer Charlotte Glenn Dorothy Bayless Chaplain Dorothy Bayless MEMBERS ACTIVE GRADUATES SENIORS JUNIORS SOPHOAIORES Margaret Lancaster Martha Rugh Georg ' ana Fuller Virginia Bolin Adelaide Pease Marianne Williams Zelna Lucas Mary Strom Madolyn Pygman Dorothy Bayless Charlotte Glenn Jane Larsen Barbara Jack Louise Bredehoft 47 Miiiiik The Millikin University orchestra, under the direction of Harold Clyde hiess and Mr. Jose Echaniz as guest conductor, has done some very outstanding work this year. In the fall two young high school students — Ruth Rink, violinist, and Joan Walraven, pi- anist — were presented as soloists with the orchestra. Mr. hiess conducted for the violin number and Mr. Echaniz for the piano number. One interesting feature of the program was a number by Desenberg of Chicago. Mr. Desenberg attended the con- cert and was well pleased with the orchestra ' s interpretation of his composition. The program on March 26 consisted of the " Concerto in G Minor " by Mendelssohn, played by Jane Larsen, pianist, with the orchestra; Vieuxtemp ' s " Fourth Concerto in D Minor, " played by Veva June Appel, violinist, with the orchestra; the Overture to " Merry Wives of Windsor " by Nicolai; and an original composition by Walter Emch, conservatory faculty member, played by the orchestra. 48 ' Jl 1935 MUSICAL ORGANIZATION Fourth row : Bell, Bredehoft, Larsen, Kagey, Stetthacher, Davis. Third row: Hall, Thompson, Priest, Shoafif, Fraser, Storment, Dansby, Hawkins, Obermeyer. Second row : Clark, Kortum, McCollister, Kowalsky, Raffe, Bolin, Strom, Ridgely, Fleenor, Hadley. First row : Wiley, Langham, Rohrbaugh, Wilhelmy, Glenn, May, Langbehn, Williams, Maronto. The A Capella choir, under the direction of Grant hiadley, is connposed not only of conservatory students but also of any university students who are interested in choral work. The choir ' s singing has contributed much to the college chapel programs. This spring, rather than give an opera, the choir gave a concert in combination with the Madrigals and advanced voice students, using excerpts from operas as its numbers. The group performed at the Y. W. C. A. vespers and for the City Panhellenic vespers. 49 MUSIC Jose Echaniz, Internationally known pianist, completed his third year as head of the piano department of the Millikin Conservatory of Music this year. His annual concert here has become a musical highlight for Decatur and surrounding cities. In addition to his teaching duties and public appearances, Senor Echaniz has appeared as guest conductor of the Millikin orchestra, and he has been regular conductor of the Decatur Civic Symphony. hHIs con cert engagements this year have included the following: November 8 — Decatur concert at Millikin auditorium. January 28 — Sioux City, Iowa, as soloist with Sioux City Symphony. March 18- — Springfield, Missouri. March 20— Wichita Falls, Texas. March 26 — Returned to Millikin to conduct the J. M. U. orchestra. April 8 — Fall River, Massachusetts. April I I — Waukegan, Illinois, in joint recital with Jeanette Vreeland. The Madrigals is a double quartet organized this year. The group was composed of Virginia Bolin and Edith McCollister, sopranos; Louise Bredehoft and Beulah May, contraltos; Perrine Thompson and John Norman, tenors; and Kenneth Hennessy and Alan Easterling, basses. They have given several programs in Decatur this year. During the course of the year the Madrigals have also appeared in Springfield at the Governor ' s Mansion and before the Woman ' s Club, and at Mt. Pulaski. 50 MUSIC Several outstanding recitals have been given this year by the conservatory students. Jane Larsen, pianist, gave a recital in November. In the spring she was soloist with the university orchestra. Jane is a sophomore in the conservatory, and her perform- ances have been of special interest to Decatur audiences since she Is a Decatur girl. Zelna Lucas, pianist, gave her junior recital In January. Zelna ' s home is In Kewanee, Illinois, and she attended Bradley Polytechnic Institute her freshman year. In May, Dorothy Bayless, soprano, and Dewitt Mancell, baritone, gave a joint recital. Dorothy Is a senior, and Dewitt Is a graduate of the conservatory. Both are well- known singers. Veva June Appel, violinist, was presented as one of the soloists In the spring concert given by the orchestra. Veva June is also from Edwardsville, and Is popular with Decatur audiences. Each Friday afternoon at 4:30 a student recital was held in Kaeuper hiall. These short, Interesting programs were free of charge and all Mllllkin students, faculty members and townspeople were Invited to attend. The recitals were presented for the purpose of helping music students gain poise and self-assurance before appearing before larger, more formal audiences. Three or four students appeared on each af l " er- noon program. Miiiiu 51 1935 MiiiiU Third row : E. Wood, Gravenhorst, Olsen, Kyle, Lewis, Beaumont, Klinker. Second row : Donovan, Smith, Strom, Scott, Ritscher, Storment, Requarth, Alsip. First row : Vannier, Carr, Langbehn, Mullin, Stookey, Williams, Patton, Stadler. 1935 Co-editors Helen Ruth Chodat, Roberta Beck Business Manager Edward Clauter Assistants Otto Gravenhorst, Bud Lewis, Charles Young Art Editor John Klinker Organization editor Pauline Requarth Organization staff — Laura Belle Scott, James Beaumont, Mildred Langbehn, Margaret Jane Storment. Class editors — Mary Louise Doake, Marian Carr, Edwina Ritscher, Mary Elizabeth Stookey, D. B. Folrath. Faculty staff Katherine Stadler, Annabel McKinney Feature staff , Janet Alsip, Forrest Kyle, Emily Wood Men ' s athletics Forrest Kyle Women ' s athletics Maryhelen Vannier Snapshot editor Gail Olsen Conservatory editor Mary Strom Typists Marie Ridgley, Mary Mullin Subscription staff — Janet Patton, Frances Lake, Nancy Hedrick, Marianne Williams, Mary Strom, Walter Spilman, Otto Grav- enhorst, Lenore Stephenson, William Record, Mary Donovan, Margot Smith. 60 ' L I935 PUBLICATION Third row: Britton, Brooks, Kyle, Lewis, Morenz. Second row : Harris, Carey, Mills, E. Wood, Ward, Schlie. First row : Hamilton, Welge, Langbehn, Alsip, Storment, Ritscher. ccalatLan Editor Janet Alsip Business nnanager Lewis Britton Make-up editor Forrest R. Kyle Business assistants — Don Brooks, Gus Greanlas, Millard Malenthal, Charles Young, Wayne Fletcher, David McMIIIen. Sports editor Forrest R. Kyle Society editor Ruth King Society reporters — Fern Logan, Catherine Anna Carey, Ennlly Jane Wood, Helen Welge, Betty Ward. News reporters — Edwina Ritscher, Mildred Schlle, Bill Caldwell, Mildred Langbehn, Katherlne Hamilton, Elmer Morenz, Be- atrice Boyd, Harold Harris, Elizabeth Mills. The Decaturlan Is published every week by the students of the university, and was founded in 1903, making this year the thirty-second year of publication. The news- paper is a charter member of the Illinois College Press Association and a member of the National Scholastic Press Association. Miss Alsip and Mr. Britton attended a convention of the latter association In Chicago last fall. 61 MlltdeL GOVERNMENT Second row : Dr. Hessler, Beck, Linn, Schroeder, Mills, Adams. First row: Robinson, Chodat, Strom, Miss Blackburn, Stadler, Conklin, Clauter. The Student Cabinet is composed of four representatives from the senior class, three from the Junior class, two from the sophomore, and three faculty members. Dr. Hessler acts as ex officio. The faculty nominates the student members of the cabinet, and the students vote, there being elected every year one senior, one junior, two sophomores, as each sophomore elected serves throughout the three years. Robert Linn is chairman of the Cabinet, and hielen Ruth Chodat is secretary. Dr. and Mrs. Hessler entertained the Cabi net at dinner in January and in March. The Student Cabinet is the nominating committee for all class elections, and in gen- eral it discusses matters and policies pertaining to student affairs. MEMBERS SENIORS Wayne Schroeder Katherine Stadler Edward Clauter Cynthia Conklin JUNIORS Roberta Beck Robert Linn Helen Ruth Chodat SOPHOMORES Raymond Adams Mary Strom FACULTY Miss Bonnie Blackburn Prof. A. T. Mills Dr. Robinson 62 ' JL I935 GOVERNMENT Chairman Leo Johnson Secretary Everett Schlle The Athletic Board of Control is the organization which deternnines the athletic policy of the university. This year a complete spring sport program has been added to the athletic schedule, as well as enlarging the fall and winter programs. The board is composed of the president of the college, the athletic coaches, three faculty members, an alumnus, and two students who are selected by the Student Cabinet and elected by the faculty members of the board. Finances of the athletic department are administered by this organization. " ; ' This year the board presented the gold football awards and the Millikin letters and sweaters. In appreciation of the high esteem and regard for his sportsmanship, the board presented to Coach Wally Roettger of Wesleyan a parchment of honor. 63 HONORARY Second row : Kinnainan, Schlie, Schroeder, Gebliart, Spilman. First row : Fawley, Wells, Miller, Clauter, Sanks. Alpha Omega is the senior honorary men ' s fraternity and is composed of three mem- bers from each fraternity and three independents who are chosen during their junior year by active members. This year, a banner year Tor the organization, Alpha Omega sponsored the Fresh- man Frolic, the frosh cap sale, the hlomecoming dance, the Homecoming bonfire, and the " Flunker ' s Frolic. " Student directories were issued by the organization as usual, and it presented the award for the best decorated house at Homecoming time. Intramural athletic awards, the flag material for the W. A. A. penants, and the bal- loons for the Bradley game were furnished by Alpha Omega. Complete membership consists of the following men: Elmer Fawley, Arthur Wells, Everett Schlie and Wayne Schroeder of T. K. E.; Harold Sanks, John Heinlein and Edward Clauter of S. A. E.; Walter Spilman and Harvey Miller of Delta Sigma Phi; and Robert Gebhart and Berkeley Kinnaman of the Independents. OFFICERS President Wayne Schroeder Vice-President Robert Gebhart Secretary Berkeley Kinnaman Treasurer Harold Sanks 64 HONORARY Nichols, Stadler, Requarth, Moorehead, Williams pi ' J-Let OFFICERS President Katherine Stadler Vice-President.... Hazel Nichols Secretary Marianne Williams Treasurer Pauline Requarth Marshal Bertha Nichols Reporter Rosemary Moorehead Advisor Miss Bonnie Blackburn Pi Mu Theta is the senior girls ' honorary fraternity. It was founded in 1914 to honor high scholarship and outstanding participation in extra curricular activities. Pledging of eligible juniors is in April; initiaton and appontment of initiates to offices vacated by seniors, about five graduates, is in May. One freshman and one sopho- more girl, representing highest scholarship in respective classes, are guests of honor at the annual initiation banquet. JillliU 65 Second row: Dr. Palmer (faculty advisor), llelimken. Klinghoffer. First row; V. Baker, Mr. Head (faculty advisor), Stephenson. President Max Klinghoffer Vice-President 1 Lenore Stephenson Secretary Virginia Baker Treasurer hierman Mehmken The independent men and women formed one organization this year; they had form- erly been organized separately. The group gave a student-faculty tea in the fall, and at a large party at Westminster church on October 12, elected the officers for the year. One All-Millikin dance was sponsored by the Indees and two other private dances were given during the year. 66 1935 EDUCATIONAL OFFICERS President ...Harvey Miller Vice-President Elmer Fawley Theta chapter of Kappa Phi Kappa, national educational fraternity, was founded on the Mlllikin campus in 1924. Since then approximately eighty men have become mem- bers, many of whom have attained noteworthy success in the field of education. Kappa Phi Kappa chapters are confined to campuses with well-established depart- ments of education. Membership is limited to men taking education courses and is based on character, scholarship and leadership. Members this year were: Prof. Cole, R. Wayne Gill, Prof. Kiefer, Drexel Mey, Henry Ragsdale, Alvin Eubanks, Samuel Kohr, Elmer Fawley and Harvey Miller. Lama f OFFICERS President Gladys Jones Vice-President Virginia Baker Pi Kappa Sigma was founded in 1894 at Ypsilanti, Michigan, for the purpose of social training; later, the organization was broadened to include the promotion of an In- terest in educational pursuits. Alpha Eta chapter was founded at Mlllikin in 1929. Only women students enrolled In education courses are eligible for membership. 67 GREEKS Second row : Croxton, Mrs. Hess. Baker. Conklin, Bennett. First row : Welge, Johnson, Sullivan, Williams, Carr. OFFICERS President Cynthia Croxton Secretary Mary Johnson Treasurer Marianne Williams Social Chairman Sally Baker The Panhellenic board consists of the president, one active and one alumnus of each women ' s fraternity on the campus. The dean of women is the advisor. The group governs inter-sorority affairs, particularly rushing rules. This year the organization sponsored two successful All-MIIIikln dances after football games. Panhellenic also sponsored the Inter-fraternity Sing on March 22, an event which promises to become a Millikin tradition. The annual scholarship banquet on April 9 at the Decatur Club honored high scholarship among women on the campus; the guests of honor were one woman from each class with the highest scholarship, and the highest from each woman ' s Greek-letter organization. Miss Davida McCaslin was the speaker at the banquet, and Mrs. Hessler and Mrs. HIess also sat at the speakers ' table. Other members of the Panhellenic board are: hielen Welge, Betty Bennett, Roberta Morris, Cynthia Conklin, Sarah Elizabeth Morris, Marian Carr, Velma Rogers, Dorothy Sullivan, Bertha NIcholls, Marian Danvers, and Helen Burns. 68 y u 1935 LITERARY 1 -f Third row: Moorehead, Clauter. Kyle, Obermeyer, Requarth, M. F. Wood. Second row : Miss Wood, Conklin, Miss McCaslin, Alsip, Miss Biggs. First row: Williams, McKinney, Chodat, Morris, Sullivan, Stadler. MiiiiU C Conant Society is formed of English majors of the upper classes and members in- vited from other departments who are especially interested in the subject. It sponsors the Verse Speaking Choir, which was organized last year under the leadership of Mrs. McNabb. Carolyn hiershberger printed beautiful cards for each member an- nouncing the year ' s program. THE YEAR WITH CONANT Oct. 31 — " The Pied Piper, " by Norma Connor Magnusson. At Pi Beta Phi house. Chairman: Rosemary Moorehead. Dec. 18 — Christmas in carols and poetry. At Miss Charline Wood ' s home. Chairman: Pauline Requarth. Jan. 28 — " Ellen Melrose, M.A. " At Tau Kappa Epsilon house. Chairman: Dorothy Sullivan. Feb. 19 — " Favorite Moments in England, " by Miss Esther Biggs. At Aston Hall. Chairman: Marianne Williams. March 19 — " The Modern French Novel, " by Miss Bonnie Blackburn. At Delta Sigma Phi house. Chairman: Janet Alsip. .... April 2A — Verse Speaking Choir Program. May 23 — Annual Dinner at Sunnyside Country Club. Ch airman: Helen Ruth Chodat. Dr. MacGregor, speaker. OFFICERS President Katherine Stadler Vice-President Helen Ruth Chodat Secretary-Treasurer Annabel McKinney 69 LANGUAGE Second row: Britton, Grissom, Fletcher, Morenz. First row: Adams, M. F. Wood, Miss Ross, Stadler, Phillips. t clie Ue OFFICERS President Charles Obermeyer Secretary Katherine Stadler Treasurer Alexander Weiss Faculty Advisor Miss Flora Ross The German Club was formed in December, 1934, by a group of German language students interested in the promotion of the study of German conversation and the customs of the country. Founders of the club invited all first and second year German students interested in the club to a Christmas meeting at the home of Mary Frances Wood, this meeting being planned to stimulate membership in the club. Meetings during the year have been held once a month at the homes of the various members; discussion has been on German art, customs and music. Henry Kroeger, Decatur artist, v as a guest speaker at one of the art discussions, and at another Miss Ruth Menzell presented " Customs at Christmas Time. " 70 t. 1935 LANGUAGE Second row: E. Wood, JI. F. Wood, Younge, Clark, Chodat, Lake, Crawford. First row : Wilhelmy, Maronto, Williams, Hewitt, Croxton, Patton, Mangrum. J Cede z ' ccntcai OFFICERS President Marianne Williams Vice-President Cynthia Croxton Second Vice-President Dorothy Hewitt Secretary Molly Mcintosh Treasurer Alice Younge Faculty advisors Miss Blackburn and Miss Ross Le Cercle Francais was organized twenty years ago. It is open to any student taking advanced French and to those who have high grades in Intermediate French. Meetings are held once a month at various sorority houses. All conversation Is in French. The Christmas meeting consisted of Christmas stories and songs. The Janu- ary meeting presented a French one-act play. The February meeting was guest night. Mrs. Lynn Nye, soprano, talked about the development of French music and illus- trated the subject by singing a group of modern French songs. Other activities Included a French tea, February 22, and International Night, given in cooperation with the German Club. 71 Ai-dtuick RELIGIOUS Second row : Chodat, McKinney, Beck, Wood. First row : Williams, Morris, Miss Ross, Stadler, Hewitt. 7 . W C J.. OFFICERS President Marianne Williams Vice-President Roberta Beck Secretary Elizabeth Grove Treasurer Annabel McKinney The second week of school was set aside by Y. W. for the purpose of helping fresh- men women become acquainted with Millikin students and campus life. The Y, W. walkout tea, and vesper service in addition to the regular weekly meeting made up the program for the week. The theme for the first semester was " To realize a full and creative life. " A study of the way in which Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John realized this life, was made. The speakers were the Rev. Mr. C. W. Flewelling, Miss Esther Biggs, the Rev. Dr. John- son, and Miss Davida McCaslin. The third meeting of each month was a discussion centering around the preceding talks. Monthly meetings were held the second semester, according to the following plan: February — Hymnology; March — The great religious art, by Mrs. Hessler; April — Religious drama, by Mrs. McNabb; and May — Philosophy, by Dr. Melrose. An inter-collegiate conference was attended at Bradley, February 16 and 17, by Annabel McKinney and Roberta Beck. Easter retreats and vesper services were held. During May Y. W. gave the annual May breakfast and sponsored Geneva Tag day. 72 ' J-L 1935 HOME EC Second row : C. Baker, Turner, Dr. Stark, Miss Wiley, Hedrick, Knotts. First row: Traband, Edwards, Nichols, Allen, Miller, Kell. ante coiiomu Cu OFFICERS President Rita Kell Vice-President : Velma Allen Treasurer Lois Holmes Secretary Nancy Hedrick Advisors ...Dr. Stark, Miss Wiley The Home Economics Club, one of the first of its kind in the U. S., was organized in December, 1919. It not only enables the students of the department to keep up with the advances in home economics but it also fosters development of leadership and programs along lines which supplement the work in classes. Regular bi-monthly meetings were held, this year ' s theme being " Vocations open to home economics-trained women. " The club was unusually fortunate in having Dr. Margaret Hessler Brookes of Chicago, who spoke on " Nutrition Work with the Emer- gency Relief, " and Miss Eloise Cleveland of the Cotton Textile Institute of New York City, who spoke to the club and presented a fashion show to the students of the university. The Millikin club is affiliated with the American and with the Illinois Home Economics Associations. This year ten members attended the state meeting in Springfield, and delegates will be sent to the national meeting in June. Rita Kell represented the club at the national meeting in New York City last June; Lois Betzer is state chair- man of student clubs and Dr. Stark is state advisor for the Illinois clubs. 73 MiiiiU DRAMA Three major productions were presented again this year by the Town and Gown Players under the direction of Professor L. C. McNabb. Each play enjoyed tre- nnendous success and played before a capacity audience in the university auditorium. " The Late Christopher Bean " was the play chosen for hlomecoming weekend, and presented Katherine Stadler in the leading woman ' s role. Other important roles were taken by Arthur Metzler and Leiah Rotz. This play was repeated in April for the entertainment of visiting high school seniors from Decatur and Central Illinois, the same cast in their original parts. Henrik Ibsen ' s " hiedda Gabler " was presented March 15 and 19 with the capable Miss Stadler again in the leading role. Other parts were taken by Otto R. Kyle, Margaret Clark, Lynn Woolen, Roger Sparks, Miss Jessie Lockett and Emily Jane Wood. For the third consecutive year, the Town and Gown Players produced a Shakespeare play during commencement week. In 1933 the production was " Much Ado About Nothing " ; last year " The Merchant of Venice " played five performances; and the drama chosen for 1935 was " The Taming of the Shrew " . 74 ' J-L 1935 ORATORY Second row: R. Grissom, Schroeder, R. Russell, Mcl abb. First row : Brown, Benson, Robinson. JiilliU The debate squad was reorganized this year after a year ' s interval in which there had been no organized debates. A series of nneetings have been held this year, all of which were non-decision affairs. Prof. L. C. McNabb co ached the squad, with Dr. Robinson as his assistant. Debates this year were with Charleston, Greenville and Jacksonville. Members of the squad were: Wayne Schroeder, Paul Brown, Robert Grissom, Raymond Russell, Frank Benson and William Beck. The Millikin Verse Speaking Choir enjoyed its second very successful year under the capable leadership of Mrs. L. C. McNabb. A recital was given in Kaeuper Hall in May. The group was composed this year of a well-balanced membership of har- monious voices, several of which had the advantage of a year ' s previous experience. In order to explain the exact nature of a speaking choir, Mrs. McNabb has arranged it into these words: " It is group re-creation of poetry or prose in which the principal emphasis is placed on the mood and the rhythm. The nature of the selection decides whether it will be given individual, antlphonal, or choral treatment. The group works in three pitch levels, the blending of the overtones producing an orchestral effect. " Miss Davida McCaslin acted as advisor as well as an outstanding member of the choir. 75 WOMEN ' S FRATERNITY StKiiid iMU : Langham, Davis, Langelier, Roth, Larsen, lltck. Ilnimit. I-ra cr. Livesay. First row : Doake, Donovan, Fulcher, Johnson, Casey, Smith. Younge. 0. Founded: National — Depauw University, 1885 Local— Upsilon, 1913 Flower — Red Carnation Colors — Olive green and scarlet Badge — Gold lyre Alpha Chi Omega won the cup at Homecoming this year with their clever idea for chapter house decorations. The house was transformed into " Ye Olde Millik Inn. " An English inn with a thatched roof and a stagecoach in the foreground made a very realistic setting. Roberta Beck was co-editor of the Millidek, vice-president of Y. W. and a mem- ber of the Student cabinet. Mary Louise Doake represented the senior class on the Millidek staff. Mary Donovan and Margaret Ellen Smith are also on the year-book staff. Mary Johnson and Betty Bennet represented Alpha Chi in Panhellenic. Activities for the year have included an unusual Thanksgiving Sweetheart Dinner, a pledge dance Nov. I and a Christmas party. The Initiation dance took place March 2. May 18 was the date selected for the spring formal. 78 ' JL 1935 1934 OFFICERS 1935 Mary Johnson President Mary Johnson Julia Fulcher Vice-President Julia Fulcher Jane Larsen Corres. -Secretary Jane Larsen Mary Donovan Treasurer Mary Donovan SENIORS Mary Louise Doake Catherine Anne Carey MEMBERS JUNIORS SOPHOMORES Julia Fulcher Mary Johnson Alice Younge Roberta Beck Mary Donovan Betty Bennet Margaret Ellen Smith Jane Larsen Grace Langellier Mary Livesay FRESHMEN Matilda Eraser Betty Roth Kathryn Davis Eleanor Langhann WOMEN ' S FRATERNITY Sixtli row: Carver, Martin, Corzine. Fifth row: McRoberts. Fourth row : Logan, Pritchard, Baldwin, Nims. Third row : Rohrbaugh, Forbes, Crawford. Second row : Hall, Wilhelmy, Armstrong, Curran, Sanks, Hartwig. First row : Appel, Lake, Carr, Baker, Grove, Eakin. l elta 3 e[ta elta Founded: Boston Unlversify, 1888 Established: Delta Epsllon, 1912 Colors: Silver, gold and blue Badge: Crescent encircling three stars Flower: Pansy Veva June Appel has been an outstanding soloist with the orchestra this year. Class officers who are Tri-Delts were Sarah Jane Baker, senior secretary; Mary Frances Lake, junior vice-president; and Eloise Corzine, freshman vice-president. In Y. M., Elizabeth Grove represented her group as secretary, and Lois Crawford has been business manager of W. A. A. as well as recipient of a medal for being the most out- standing basketball player on her team. Ruth King was society editor of the Dec- aturian. The social program of Delta Delta Delta has Included a pledge dance, a Christmas formal, an initiation dance, a faculty dinner, a spring dinner-dance, a Pansy luncheon, a senior breakfast and a dinner for the parents, as well as the traditional Tri-Feed and Founder ' s Day dinner. 80 ' Lc 1935 OFFICERS President Marion Carr Vice-President Mary Frances Lake Recording Secretary Sarah Jane Baker Corresponding Secretary Elizabeth Grove Treasurer Dorothy Eakin MEMBERS SENIORS Sarah Jane Baker JUNIORS Margaret Glascoe Armstrong Dorothy Eakin Mary Weesner Marion Carr Veva June Appel Mary Frances Lake Ruth King Gladys Nims SOPHOMORES Lois Crawford Leiah Curran Margaret Pritchard Dorothy Wilhelmy Olive Ruth Martin Ruth Rohrbaugh Elizabeth Grove Gladys Mae Forbes Margaret Sanks Audrey Adele Hall FRESHMEN Betty Garver Eloise Corzine Fern Logan Margaret McRoberts Evelyn Hartwig Jessie Baldwin MiiiiU WOMEN ' S FRATERNITY Third row : Sanders, Alsip, Cunklin, Requarth. M. F. Wood, Riigh, Moore. Second row : Moorehead, Atkinson, Jack, Morris, E. Wood, Chodat, Ritscher, First row : Mills, Storment, Ridgley, Lawrence, Patton, Hamilton, Shoaff . Founded: Monmouth College, 1867 Established: Illinois Eta, 1912 Colors: Wine and blue Badge: Gold arrow Flower: Wine carnation The Pi Beta Phi national convention was held in June in Yellowstone National Park, attended by Miss Lockett, Molly Mcintosh, and Helen Ruth Chodat, the official chapter delegate. A number of the girls attended the province convention at North- western University the last weekend in April, with Pauline Requarth as official delegate. In school activities, Pi Phis edited the two publications. Janet Alsip was editor- of the Decaturian and Helen Ruth Chodat was a co-editor of the Millidek. Helen Ruth was also vice-president of Conant Society, of which seven Pi Phis are members, and reporter of W. A. A. In dramatics, Molly Mcintosh, Emily Wood, Rosemary Moore- head, Janet Alsip and Jean Beall have taken part. Barbara Jack was pledged and Martha Rugh initiated into S. A. I. Mary Frances Wood has been publicity chair- man of Y. W. C. A. and has been on committees in French and German clubs. Roberta Morris was social chairman of Y. W. C. A. Rosemary Moorehead and Pauline Requarth are members of Pi Mu Theta and were initiated this spring. Pauline is treasurer of Pi Mu Theta and vice-president of the senior class. Cynthia Conklin and Helen Ruth Chodat were members of Student Cabinet. 82 1935 OFFICERS ■ . . 1934 1935 Roberta Morris President Roberta Morris Helen Ruth Chodat Vice-President Helen Ruth Chodat Betsy Atkinson Recording Secretary Betsy Atkinson Mary Frances Wood Corresponding Secretary Emily Jane Wood Rosemary Moorehead Treasurer Edwina Ritscher Barbara Jack Historian Barbara Jack Rosemary Moorehead... Pledge Supervisor Rosemary Moorehead SENIORS Betsy Atkinson Cynthia Conklin Rosemary Moorehead Pauline Requarth Martha Rugh JUNIORS Janet Alsip Helen Ruth Chodat Roberta Morris Mary Frances Wood Marjorie Moore MEMBERS SOPHOMORES Barbara Jack Edwina Ritscher Margaret Jane Storment Emily Jane Wood FRESHMEN Jean Beall Katharine Hamilton Mary Frances Lawrence Elizabeth Mills Marie Ridgley Frances Sanders Elinor Shoaff WOMEN ' S FRATERNITY Second row : Stacy, Tuschoff, Walton. First row : Williams, Jones, Sullivan, Wilson, Hewitt. Founded: 1914 Established: 1933 Colors: Rainbow colors Badge: Jewelled Theta superimposed upon a gold Upsilon Flower: Iris Gamma Alpha chapter of Theta Upsilon was organized as a national women ' s fra- ternity on this campus two years ago, being founded upon the local Theta Gamma. Marianne Williams has been president of Le Cercle Francals and of Y. W. C. A.; she has also been active in S. A. I. and in Pi Mu Theta. She received a silver Kappa key last fall. Dora Hewitt was second vice-president of Le Cercle Francals and membership co-chairman of Y. W. Dorothy Sullivan and Marianne Williams were members of Conant society, and Marianne and Mary Tuschoff were In Verse-Speaking choir. Gladys Jones has served as president of Pi Kappa Sigma. In addition to the regular fHomecoming dinner, the Christmas dance and tea dance, the chapter entertained a national officer this year, and held its annual ' Taffy Tangle " at Bement. Highlights of the social year included a Thanksgiving party and the spring formal dinner-dance on April 20. 84 ' JL 1935 OFFICERS 1934 1935 Dorothy Sullivan President Dorothy Sullivan Marianne William.. Vice-President Marianne Williams Gladys Jones Secretary Gladys Jones Bertha Nicholls Treasurer Bertha Nicholls SENIORS Dorothy Sullivan Marianne Williams JUNIOR Dora Hewitt MEMBERS SOPHOMORES Katherlne Stacy Gladys Jones FRESHMEN Georgia Walton Mary Tuschoff Mary Wilson MiiiiU WOMEN ' S FRATERNITY Second row : Baker, Croxton, Ward, Hedrick. First row : Boyd, Nichols, Welge, Bredehoft, Scott. Founded: Farmersville, Va., 1898 Established: 1912 Colors: Turquoise blue and steel gray Badge: Jewelled shield Flower: White violet Zeta Tau Alpha has had the honor of having its president serve this year as president of Panhellenic; Cynthia Croxton has also been first vice-president of Le Cercle Fran- cais. Hazel Nichols was vice-president of W. A. A. Tau chapter entertained during the year with some informal rushing parties. A Christmas dance was held with Alpha Kappa chapter of the University of Illinois. The annual Founder ' s Day service was observed October 15. The hlomecoming din- ner was given at the Eldorado Tea Room. Special social functions were given for Dr. and Mrs. Melrose, faculty advisors, Mr. and Mrs. Kiefer, alumni advisors, and Dr. and Mrs. Hessler. An alumni dinner and a formal dinner dance were the spring social events. ■■) 86 lu 1935 , MdliU 1934 Cynthia Croxton. Nancy Hedrick... Helen Welge OFFICERS 1935 . ' . President Cynthia Croxton ... Vice-President Nancy Hedrick Secretary-Treasurer Helen Welge MEMBERS SENIORS Hazel Nichols Dorothy Sellers JUNIORS Helen Welge Cynthia Croxton SOPHOMORES Louise Bredehoft Nancy Hedrick FRESHMEN Laura Belle Scott Betty Ward Beatrice Boyd Cora Baker MEN ' S PRATER hJITY Third row : Schlick, Yates, Brooks, Kokiil, Courtwright. Fletcher. Smith, Jlorse, Beck. Second row : Thorpe, Mey, Weise, Christman, Britten, Stenstrom, McKinney. First row: Ross, Miller, Mr. Kiefer, Spilman, Grote. Lama 0 Founded: College of the City of New York, 1899 Established: 1921 Colors: Nile green and white Badge: Diamond shaped with - in gold Flower: White carnation The Delta Sigs moved back into their former home at 139 North Fairview this year. Lewis Britton was business manager of the Decaturlan and Don Brooks his assistant. Walt Spilman was elected treasurer of the senior class, Lewis Britton president of the junior class, Fred Christman treasurer of the junior class and Junior Schlick president of the freshman class. Social events included a pledge dance, tea to honor the opening of the house, a Christmas dance, a formal dinner dance, and a bridge party for Mrs. Mae Sanders, house mother, who returned to the Delta Sigs after a three years ' absence. 88 MRS. MAE SANDERS OFFICERS 1934 Walter Spilman Mellroy Ross Hugh Grote Harvey Miller.... 1935 ... President Walter Spilman Vice-President Mellroy Ross ... Secretary Hugh Grote ... Treasurer ..Harvey Miller MEMBERS SENIORS hiarvey Miller Walter Spilman JUNIORS Mellroy Ross Paul McKinney Lewis Britton Fred Christman Don Brooks SOPHOMORES Hugh Grote Bill Beck Wayne Fletcher Earl Weise Dan Smith FRESHMEN Harold Thorpe Everett Stenstrom Lee Paullin Junior Schlick Carl Yates Don Steins yHiiiiu 89 MEN ' S FRATERNITY Sixth row : Marshall, Gravenhnrst, Harris, Towner, Coe. Fifth row : Folrath, Wright, Jenuine. Fourth row : Young, Ross, Kuhle, Bailey. Third row : Bachman, Heggie, Russell, Egger. Second row : Kyle, Baker, Mitchell, Dawson, Lewis, Newton. First row : Rolinaitis, Clauter, Griswold, Sanks, Weiss, Munsie. Founded: Alabama, 1856 Established: Illinois Delta, 1911 Colors: Royal purple and old gold Badge: Diamond shaped with purple enamel background and S. A. E. in gold Flower: Violet Last fall, the S. A. E. ' s moved from 1310 W. Wood, their home since the merger with Kappa Delta Chi in September, 1932, to 185 North Fairview, the original S. A. E. house. Johnnie Heinlein was football captain last fall; both he and Joe Rolinaitis were placed on the all-conference teams, and Rolinaitis received the Most Valuable Player award for the outstanding football performance in the Little Nineteen Conference. Joe was also captain of the basketball team. Ed Clauter was business manager of the Millidek and a member of the Student Cabinet. Brud Folrath was freshman treasurer and Forrest Kyle was athletic publicity director for the university; Kyle was also sports editor of both the Millidek and the Decaturian. Fred Newton and Harold Sanks were football and basketball managers, respectively, and Ed Clauter and Bud Lewis have served as cheer leaders. To the national convention at Washington, D. C, Bud Lewis was chosen as delegate from this chapter, and was accompanied by hiarold Sanks and Clarence Mitchell of the active chapter. Ten pledges were initiated at the province Initiation at the LeVere Memorial Temple at Evanston on March 8. 90 Le 1935 1934 Walter Griswold. Harold Sanks Forrest Kyle Ed Clauter OFFICERS — President ... Vice-President ... Secretary ... ... Treasurer ... 1935 Harold Sanks Al Weiss ..Fred Newton .... Ed Clauter MEMBERS SENIORS Edward Clauter John Heinlein Walter Griswold Joe Rolinaitis Harold Sanks Al Weiss Wallace Munsie " SIG " JUNIORS Harry Lewis Fred Newton Wilbur Dawson Johnson Baker Forrest Kyle Clarence Mitchel Charles Young Herbert Hall Clyde Matthew SOPHOMORES Walter Bailey Dale Bell Frank Russell William Wright FRESHMEN Otto Gravenhorst John Jenuine Herbert Coe Luther Marshall W. A. Dipper David Folrath William Hamman Richard Huff Harold Harris Lawrence Kuhle Jasper Ross MiiiiU MEN ' S FRATERNITY Fifth row: HefFron, Beaumont, Bennington, Hagen, Owens, Linn, Freeh, Helfrich, E. Schroeder, Becker, Fawley. Fourth row : Lewey, Mannering, Schlie, D. Wilson. Third row: Grissom, Stevenson, P. Wilson, W. Schroeder, Huss, Carveth, Buckwalter. Second row: Wells, CundifF, Bean, Dr. F. C. Hottes (faculty advisor), Corzine, Eubank, Cobb, Adams. First row: McMillan, Klinker, Williams, Greanias, Murfin, Brown, Coutant, Hallihan. Founded: Illinois Wesleyan, 1899 Established: Beta, 1909 Colors: Cherry and gray Badge: Skull on triangle Flower: Red carnation The Tekes started the year by winning the tin loving cup presented by Alpha Omega for the best stunt at the Millikin Mixer and placing second in the hlomecoming hHouse Decoration contest. Maurice Murfin and Royce Huss were elected senior and sopho- more class presidents respectively. Wayne Schroeder was elected president of Alpha Omega and Is a member of the student cabinet of which Ray Adams Is a member and Robert Linn is chairman. Elmer Fawley, Art Wells, and Everett Schlie are mem- bers of Alpha Omega. Fawley was given a berth on the first string squad of the Little Nineteen mythical eleven and Everett Schlie served as infra-mural manager and as a member of the athletic board. The Tekes maintained the highest scholastic average among the fraternities and Wayne Schroeder was presented a Kappa Key. A September rushing dance opened the Teke social season and was followed by a harvest dance in November and the annual Christmas formal. They were among the first to entertain on the schedule of university teas. Spring events Included a dinner dance and a May breakfast. 92 ' L 1935 OFFICERS President Maurice Murfin Vice-President.... Wayne Schroeder Secretary Robert Cobb Treasurer Elmer Fawley Chaplain John Bean hlistorian ...Frank Benson Pledge Supervisor Robert Linn MEMBERS SENIORS SOPHOMORES Maurice Murfin Robert Cobb Wayne Schroeder Frank Benson Alvin Eubank Royce Huss Elmer Fawley - Wayne Grissom Arthur Wells Gus Greanias Everett Schlie James Hagan JUNIORS James Helfrich John Bean FRESHMEN George Coutant William Bennington Robert Linn Ross Buckwalter Davis Mannering Roy Corzine Edwin Freeh William Davis Maynard Becker Ralph Gibson Dan Hallihan Evertt Lewey Paul Brown John Kllnker Eugene Carveth John Williams Ray Adams David McMillan Eugene Owens Edward Schroeder Richard Arnold Delmar Wilson MdliU FOOTBALL Fourth row : Hell, Newton, Matthew, Lepinski, Folrath, Huff. Third row : Corzine, Russell, Heggie, Baima, McDavid, Mehmken, Marshall, Cramer, Garriott. Second row: Gill, Burgener, Hindinan, Fawley, Lenich, Courtwright, Allen, Weise, Heinlein, Johnson. First row ; Giriatis, Ross, Christman, Gilbert, Rademacher, Rolinaitis, Lauhr, Davis. J. Millikin ._ 41 Mlllikin 30 Mllllkin 0 Millikin 6 Millikin 26 Millikin 28 Millikin 26 Millikin 62 tLill Wheaton 0 Charleston 0 Wesleyan 0 St. Viator 0 RIpon 6 Lake Forest 6 Bradley Tech 0 Rose Poly 6 96 FOOTBALL EX-CAPTAIN HEINLEIN CARRIES THE BALL Hailed as one of the greatest football teams ever to play under the guidance of Coach Leo T. Johnson, the 1934 James Millikin grid eleven finished its season as undefeated co-champions of the Illinois College conference and was generally con- ceded to be the class of the conference. Braced by one of the best reserve squads of several years, the Big Blue juggernaut swept over all its opposition, with the exception of Illinois Wesleyan, where the grid- iron was a quadmire and the Titans were able to hold Millikin to a scoreless tie. Johnny Heinlein, scrappy little senior halfback from Chicago, was captain of the team. Praised by one coach as " the best coached team " he had met all season, the Big Blue relied, for the most part, on straight football tactics for its victories. The players had tricky, difficult plays at their command, to be sure, and they were responsible for many big gains and several touchdowns. But Millikin was essentially a team that played straight football well. Miiiiu 97 FOOTBALL CHRISTMAN, CAPTAIN-ELECT In Captain Johnny Helnlein, Elmer Fawley and Carl Burgener, Coach Johnson had three clever jack-rabbit backs who could pick out holes, get through them, and keep going out in the open. Heinlein and Burgener, a freshman, furnished most of the fireworks the first half of the season while Fawley was the whole show during the last four games. He scored eight touchdowns in four games, many of them coming after long runs, and was a constant threat to opposing teams. Burgener and Heinlein were both fast and hard runners. Upon two freshmen, Steve Lenich and Ralph Allen, fell the job of blocking, and it goes without saying, they seldom missed a cue. To these two went a great deal of credit for making possible the spectacular runs of the backs. Earl Welse, sophomore fullback, held down fullback duties In fine style. He divided kicking and passing duties with Heinlein and found plenty of time to do his share of line plunging and blocking. Roy HIndman, another freshman back, gave several impressive perform- ances. Paul LipinskI and Earl Freeman were other blocking backs. 98 ' J-Lc 1935 FOOTBALL While the flashy work of the backfield showed the brightest, the line slowly built up a record that was unmatched in the conference. Lake Forest was the only loop team to cross the Big Blue ' s goal. Rose Poly and Ripon each scored once and all three touchdowns came as the result of passes. It just wasn ' t any use to try to run past the forwards. The line was blanked by the two great sophomore ends — Bill Giraitis and Loyle Davis. The two mighty first team tackles were Fred Christman and Nick Gilbert. Compe- tent reserves for the tackle berths were Mellroy Ross and Frank Courtright. " Auto- matic Joe " Rolinaitis, place-kicking star, and Don Lauher were the guards and Walter Rademacher held down the center position. Chief assistants in the middle of the line were Gordon Heggie, George Balma, Frank Russell and Don Steins. Herman Mehmken, 1934 letter-winner, saw little service because of a knee injury. Millikin opened its season against Wheaton college under the lights on the J. M. U. field and won in a romp, 4! to 0. It was largely an experimental game for Coach Johnson and he got much information that proved valuable as the season wore on. The Blue went to Charleston the next Saturday and walloped the Teachers, 30 to 0. Heinlein and Burgener scored two touchdowns each and the Weise-to-Giraitis pass- ing combination clicked several times, once to allow Bill to score a touchdown. The game at Wesleyan, played in a continual downpour, was a heartbreaker for the Millikin eleven to tie. The heavy footing stopped the light J. M. U. backs and the halftime gun stopped a sure Big Blue touchdown on the three yard line. Miiiiu 99 FOOTBALL The fighting Irish of St. Viator lived up to their name in the hlomecoming scrap and Weise ' s pass to Burgener, who made a beautiful leaping catch behind the Viator defense, accounted for the only score of the game. Milllkin found Itself trailing RIpon 6 to 0 at the end of the first quarter but blocked punts and brilliant running by Fawley gave the Johnsonltes a 26 to 6 triumph. At Lake Forest the Blue scored seven points in every quarter to turn back Ralph Jones ' s eleven, 28 to 6. Fawley again ran wild while Siraitis snatched a pass for a touchdown and Rolinaitis booted four perfect extra points. V ith its title claim hinging on the Bradley game, Milllkin went to work after a slow first quarter and rushed over three touchdowns in the second period to salt away the game. Fawley plunged over the first, ran 65 yards for the second, and V else plunged the third. Fawley counted again In the final period on the lateral from Lenlch. The final game with Rose Poly was a regular track meet. Fawley had touchdown runs of 75, 70, and 32 yards; Burgener raced 70 and 59 yards for counters; Heinlein made 24 and 1 I yard trips over the goal, while Davis, Matthews and Lenlch counted one each. Gold footballs were awarded to twenty players after the season while hielnlein, Fawley, Rolinaitis, Ross, Chrlstman, Rademacher, Lauher, Giraitis, Davis, Gilbert, Welse, Courtright, Burgener, Allen, Lenlch and hilndman received letters and sweaters. • • - 100 Lc 1935 FOOTBALL According to figures compiled by the Associated Press, Millikin was the third highest scoring team in the nation, getting 228 points. The scoring was well divided between twelve players, a fact that undoubtedly accounted for the success of the season. Points scored were as follows: Fawley 48, Weise 37, Helnlein 36, Burgener 36, Davis 18, Rolinaitis 17, Giraitis 12, Matthews, Lenich, HIndman and Chrlstman 6. Welse tied for second in the conference scoring race with 31 points, hielnlein, Fawley and Burgener tied for eighth with four loop touchdowns, hielnlein, Rolinaitis, Fawley, Chrlstman, Giraitis, and Davis, were mentioned on various all-star teams. The 1934 eleven was the fifth undefeated conference team Leo Johnson has coached in eleven years. Wayne " Hank " Gill was of course Leo ' s right hand man, during the year. Fred Newton Jr. was senior manager and was assisted by Dale Bell, Brud Folrath and Dick Huff. Fred Chrlstman, tackle from Assumption, Illinois, was elected captain of the 1936 team at the All-Sports banquet. Chrlstman succeeds Johnny Helnlein. 101 MillilL BASKETBALL Second row : Hallihan, Musso, Cox, Van Ausdal, Spilman. First row : Goldman, Coach Leo Johnson, Glynn. Let I) all SCORES llikin 46 nois College 3 I 55 likin likin likin likin likin 36 43 35 49 nois College 44 ikin - 48 ikin 58 ikin 39 nois Wesleyan 34 Arkansas Aggies 26 Millikin 28 Cape Girardeau 35 U. of Nebraska 35 Bradley Tech 29 DeKalb Teachers 3 I Illinois Wesleyan 32 Millikin 37 St. Viator 41 Bradley 17 St. Viator 28 Millikin 30 102 ' JL 1935 ' BASKETBALL JOE ROLINAITIS Captain MELVIN GOLDMAN Captain-elect For the second consecutive basketball season James Millikin was represented by one of the strongest, highest scoring cage teams in Illinois. The fact that the Big Blue finished seventh in the Illinois College Conference race is no dull reflection on the record established by the Johnsonltes. They were good, but, like any athletic team, were decidedly " off " on a couple of nights and just couldn ' t hit the basket. The con- ference race, too, was much tougher. Where Millikin lost three loop tilts this year and finished seventh, last year they lost four and finished fifth. The Big Blue had a perfect season against non-conference foes. In the first game of the season the Arkansas Aggies were drubbed 46 to 26. The Southeastern State Teachers of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, were thumped handily 55 to 35 and the last non-conference foe to fall was the strong University of Nebraska quintet, 36 to 35. As was the case a year ago, much of the success of the team during 1934-35 was due to the high scoring ability of Delmar Cox, six foot four center from Rossville, Illinois. Cox was a better ball player this year than last, looping 70 field goals and 44 free throws for 184 points. Of this total 140 were scored in the nine conference games to give the lanky sophomore second place In the loop scoring race. His greatest individual feat was scoring 25 points against St. Viator. In four other games he scored 20 points or more. Millikin opened the season against the Arkansas Aggies, winning out 46 to 26. It was a bad break for the Big Blue that the Illinois College game followed so closely. Football season had just closed and the players had had only a minimum amount of practice. As a result Lasiter, Winn and Co. took a 31 to 28 decision from Millikin. A week later the locals proved just what might have happened with a little more practice when Cape Girardeau was walloped 55 to 35. 103 BASKETBALL NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY Although the final score was 36 to 35, Mllllkin ' s conquest of Nebraska U. was much more decisive. The Big Blue held a comfortable lead at the half and it was not until the last minutes that a frantic Cornhusker rally closed the gap between the scores. Milllkin won Its first conference game from Bradley at Peoria, 43 to 29. While the Blue held but a narrow 19 to 13 lead at the end of the first half, the second twenty minutes was a rout with Coach Johnson ' s block and out-of-bound plays working to perfection. The Northern State Teachers of DeKalb, defending conference champions, were the next victims. It was largely through the work of Mel Goldman that the Blue was able to sneak out with a win. Goldle fired in three field goals in the closing minutes to assure a 35 to 21 triumph. The next Milllkin victory was one of the sweetest of the season. Illinois Wesleyan came down to the Armory and put In forty very bewildering minutes. The final score was 49 to 32 for Milllkin. It was the most complete rout a Big Blue team had handed Wesleyan in many years. Illinois College defeated Milllkin for the second time of the year at Jacksonville, 44 to 37. Milllkin led 30 to 28 at one time during the game. Four of the Big Blue players went out of the game on personal fouls, and as a result the final minute saw Milllkin with but four men on the floor. St. Viator came to the Armory and bowed in defeat 48 to 41. Cox banged In 20 points as the Blue halted a late Irish rally and sailed to victory. In one of the wildest scoring orgies in Milllkin basketball history, Bradley Tech was smothered 58 to 17. Milllkin led 21 to 5 at the half after holding a 1 5 to 0 lead at one time. The second half was a whirlwind affair with the sharpshooting Mllllklns tearing up and down the floor, scoring uncannily from any and all angles. The Big Blue paid a visit to St. Viator and annexed another victory, 39 to 28, as Cox tossed in nine field goals and seven free throws for 25 points. A feature of the game was the fact that only four personal fouls were called on the Milllkin players. The final game was a sad ending to a great season. With the shadowy jinx of the Wesleyan gym hanging over their heads, the Big Blue players just couldn ' t click against the Titans and dropped the final game of the season, 34 to 30. 104 ' J-L 1935 BASKETBALL Mlllikin scored 504 points during the season while opponents counted 383. The locals ' average was 42 points per game while opponents averaged 31 and I 1 12. Melvin Goldman, captain-elect of the 1935-36 quintet, was second high scorer, get- ting 93 points. Goldie ' s greatest game was against Illinois Wesleyan at the Armory and when he fouled out of the battle along near the end, the spectators arose In a body and paid him one of the greatest tributes accorded a Mlllikin player In many years. Jay Glynn was right on Goldie ' s heels, netting 89 points. Glynn, for the second year, proved to be one of the most aggressive players in the conference and was a constant threat with a " dead " ball long shot and tricl y one-handers. Captain Joe Rolinaitis counted 42 points from his guard position. He was ranked by Coach Johnson as one of the best guards In the conference and was always a steadying Influence on the rest of the team when the going was hot. Archie Van Ausdal and Walter Spllman divided up the other guard position. Both were clever guards and good shots. Reserves who made up the remainder of the team were A! Musso, Bill Wright, Cecil Garrlott, Dan Hallihan, Luther Marshall and Mike Bensko. At the end of the season coaches of the conference voted Cox to a forward position on the All-Star team and a couple of weeks later he was third In a poll to determine the most valuable player In the conference. Melvin Goldman was elected captain of the 1935-36 team at the All-Sports banquet held early In the spring. Goldman and Van Ausdal, both from Taylorvllle, will be the only senior regulars on the squad. Captain Joe Rolinaitis and Walter Spllman were the seniors on this year ' s team. 105 SPRING SPORTS The 1934 Millikin baseball feam ended Its season with a .500 average for all games played and with a record of three victories and five defeats in Illinois College con- ference competition. The nine was captained by Allen " Buddy " Russell, senior pitcher and first baseman. Russell not only led the Mllllkin batting attack with an average around .450 but also was high In the list of conference sluggers. The Big Blue won its first conference game from Charleston, 12 to II, In a weird affair that was not settled until the last Inning when Dean Trainer, second highest of the Millikin hitters, rapped out his fifth hit of the game. Charleston was defeated later in the season, 8 to 3, while the other victory was gained over Eureka, 13 to 5, largely on the basis of an eight run attack in the first of the ninth Inning. Scores of conference games lost were: Eureka 12, Millikin I I; Wesleyan 7, Millikin 5; State Normal 8, Millikin 0; Wesleyan 19, Millikin 8; State Normal 7, Millikin 0. Non-conference games found the Johnson nine whipping Concordia of St. Louis twice, 7 to 6 and 5 to 4. Herman Mehmken, George Balma and Russell handled the pitching assignments, while Trainer and Archie Van Ausdal took care of the catching. Other lettermen were Don Craig, second base; Eddie Clauter, shortstop; Bill Giraitis, third base; Paul LIpInskI and Walter Spilman, outfielders. i06 1935 SPRING SPORTS JACK WRIGHT an For the first time in several years Millikin was represented by a varsity golf and ten- nis team. Although the golfers did not have as full a season as the netters, they won two Nassau count matches from Illinois Wesleyan, and Jack Wright, No. I man on the team, tied for the Illinois College conference individual championship. The golfers beat the Titans on the South Side Country club links in Decatur, 9 to 6. Wright and Forrest Kyle shot 77 ' s to lead the Big Blue team to victory. At Bloom- ington, Wesleyan was defeated to 8J4. Other members of the team were Bob Sanders, Karl Grohne, Jay Glynn and Melvin Goldman. Wright tied for the conference title after an amazing comeback on the Monmouth Country club course. He shot a 38-39-77 in his morning round and then in the after- noon went out in 38. A blazing 32 on the in nine gave him a 147 total to tie for the title and also a share of the course record. The tennis team broke even In eight matches. Members of the team were Eddie Majors, Dan Hallihan, Bill Wright, Junior Kohr, Duane Garver and Frank Henry. Fol- lowing are the scores of the matches: Wesleyan 4 Eureka 4 Illinois Millikin Millikin Millikin Millikin College 6 5 Millikin 3 Millikin 2 Millikin I Charleston I Charleston I Eureka 2 Wesleyan 0 Millikin 3 Illinois College 4 In the district tournament Eddie Majors advanced to the semi-finals before losing out. The Wright-Garver doubles team also advanced to the semi-final round before being eliminated. 107 MlMek INTRAMURAL HANK " GILL The present Intramural system at Millikin was established by R. Wayne " Hank " Sill at the beginning of the 1932-33 college year as a branch of the physical education department, and for the third consecutive year it has served as a valuable addition to college life. It is the purpose of the department of Intramural Athletics to encour- age the men of the student body to participate in competitive athletic sports and organized recreation. Intramural athletics are divided into two leagues, namely, Inter-class and Inter-fra- ternity. All campus championships and inter-squad tournaments are also held for all students regardless of their competition in either of the leagues. The director of Intramural athletics, " Hank " Gill, was assisted this year by the fol- lowing students: Intramural manager, Everett Schlie; publicity director, Forrest Kyle; Class managers, 1935 — Alvin Eubanks, 1936 — Bus Mitchell, 1937 — William Beck, and 1938 — Roy Corzine; fraternity managers, Sigma Alpha Epsllon — Harry Lewis and Frank Russell, Independents — Delmar Cox, Delta Sigma Phi — Walter Spilman, and Tau Kappa Epsllon — Gus Greanias. Up to the spring vacation inter-class competition in four events had been finished. The freshmen won the Indoor baseball and basketball tournament. The sophomores won the volleyball tournament, while Wallace Munsie gave the seniors first place in the indoor tennis singles. Indees grabbed the lead in the fraternity competition and up to spring vacation had not relinquished It. They annexed first places in speed ball. Indoor baseball, boxing and wrestling. The Tekes, in second place, won first In volleyball and basketball. At press time the S. A. E. ' s were in third place and the Delta SIgs in fourth with diamond ball, tennis (singles and doubles), golf, track and horseshoes (singles and doubles) to be played. 108 ' JLc 1935 INTRAMURAL dividual champions declared on the basis of fall and winter sports were as follows: Golf — Forrest Kyle. Jim Freeman, second. Tennis — Duane Garver. Sam Kohr, second. ' Boxing — Results of championship bouts: Heavyweight — Steve Lenich decisioned Bill Giraitis. Middleweight — Paul Lipinski won from Roy Corzine. Welterweight — Luther Marshall decisioned Glen Clauden. . Lightweight — Dale Zimmer decisioned John Jenulne. Featherweight — Gus Greanias decisioned Bill Crane. Wrestling — Results of championship bouts: Heavyweight — Nick Gilbert pinned Frank Russell. Light Heavyweight — Charles Eggers pinned Herbert Coe. Middleweight — Paul Lipinski decisioned Luther Marshall. Welterweight — Glen Clauden decisioned Fred Newton. Lightweight — John Heinlein pinned Duane Garver. Free throws — Don Brooks, 75 out of 100. Lipinski, second. 109 WOMEN ' S ATHLETICS MISS BOBBIE CORDER Under the direction of Miss Bobble Corder definite progress is being made in the advancement of women ' s athletics at Millikin. Miss Corder has classes in beginning basketball and tennis, advanced basketball and tennis, track, tapdancing, hockey, and corrective gym. She is the advisor of the Women ' s Athletic Association and directs and arranges all athletic tournaments. Miss Corder received her A.B. degree at Millikin and has taken graduate work dur- ing the summer at the University of Illinois. 10 1935 W. A. A %i Third row : Carder, Sanders, Hamilton. C. Baker, TuschoiT, Nims, Hedrick, Brown, Scott, Vannier. Second row: ' Beall, Lake, Pritchard, King, Sanks, Cooper, Sullivan. First row : Crawford, Nichols, Stephenson, Younge, V. Baker. OFFICERS President Virginia Baker Vice-President Alice Younge Secretary-Treasurer Lenore Stephenson Business Manager Lois Crawford Reporter Helen Ruth Chodat W. A. A. is an organization for all women in Millikin who are interested in athletics. Its purpose is to create an atmosphere of sportsmanship in all athletic games; and, as a club, to give various social functions. In the late spring of 1934 . A. A. sponsored a dance recital by Ted Shawn and his Ensemble of Men Dancers. The money made from this exceptionally successful recital was used to finance the spring tennis meet which this organization has sponsored for several years. This year V . A. A. presented medals to the winner and runner-up of the ping-pong tournament and to the members of the winning basketball team. Members of the club made flags of the various institutions in the Little Nineteen which were used to deco- rate the football field. In April the club gave a spring dance in the gymnasium. I I I Mdlllek TENNIS V. Baker, Vannier, Nichols 7 . In the spring of 1934, W. A. A. again sponsored the Little Nineteen tennis tourna- ment which was played on the Millikin courts. Fifteen colleges were represented, including Illinois State Normal, Carthage, Southern Illinois Normal, Illinois College, E. S. T. C, Shurtleff, Blackburn, Chicago Normal, Knox, Rockford, Monmouth, Eureka and Millikin. Miss Bee hHightower of Carthage defeated Mrs. Dorothy hHolt Kemp of Monmouth to retain her singles title, won in 1933. The doubles championship trophy was awarded to Miss Dorothy Slote and Miss Betty Kilburne of Carbondale. The sensation of the tournament was the freshman singles player of Blackburn, Miss Wilma Perry, who was defeated by a very close margin by Mrs. Kemp in the semi- finals. Millikin was represented by Virginia Baker and Maryhelen Vannier, doubles; Hazel Nichols and Muriel White, doubles; and Jean White, singles. This annual tennis tournament is one of the outstanding athletic events of Millikin. (See page I 14.) I 12 BASKETBALL Vannier, T. Davis, Cooper, Brown, Turnquist, V. Baker. Let I? all The annual basketball tournament annong the women ' s social organizations was played the last two weeks In February. Five teams were entered in the tournament, the Theta U ' s and the Zetas uniting to form a single team. The Independents defeated the TrI-Delts in the final game to win the tournament. Each player on the winning team was awarded a medal by W. A. A. Hazel Nichols of the Theta-Zeta team, and Lois Crawford of the Tri-Delts, were awarded medals for being the most valuable players to their respective teams. SCORES Theta-Zeta 17 Independents 12 Alpha Chi Omega 16 Theta-Zeta 29 Delta Delta Delta I I Independents — Independents 28 Delta Delta Delta 12 Alpha Chi Omega 4 Pi Beta Phi 4 Alpha Chi Omega 8 PI Beta Phi 8 Pi Beta Phi forfeit Delta Delta Delta 16 13 MillilL JUDGE JOHN 122 February 15, 1936. Miss Helen Puth Chodat, The 1935 Millidek, James Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois. Dear Miss Chodat: I have finally succeeded, after considerable weighing of the pros and cons, In picking the three girls whom I believe possess, to a greater degree than the others, beauty, personality and charm. It was ex- tremely difficult to arrive at a decision, but after having taken everything into consideration, I have chosen the following three, in the order named: 1, Miss Martha Pugh 2, Miss Emily Jane Wood 3, Miss Lelah Curran And of course you have a right to know why. Miss Hugh — because she possesses what to me is outstanding poise, an air of good breeding, a clean profile, nice eyes, straight nose and a genuine wholesomeness which leaves no other choice possible for me. Miss Wood — because she is sensitive, lovely delicate featured, well- poised, and also possesses a certain almost undefinable air of dis- tinction and good breeding that seems to be so essential to real beauty. Miss Curran — because she is sweet, charming and nicely set-up. Her head sets well, she has a beautiful line from her ear down to her fingor tips, following the most beautiful arras it has been my pleasure to observe. Congratulations to James Millikin University for having seven of the most genuinely beautiful girls I ' ve seen in a long time, and best luck to the 1935 Millidek. JG EM Cordially ... John Groth, Art Director u ' 1935 SNAPSHOTS How long, oh God, how long must we Be cursed with the stupidity Of grinding out, each year, all this Darned yearbook-humor business? And yet it has its bright side, too, For it ' s a cinch that we may do Just anything — and then some more (With no aid from the editor.) So that is why we ' re straying far From ye olde tyme calendar And are instead, for good clean fun, Writing a poem for everyone. Now if we chance to take a crack At you, like shooting in the back. Just grin and bear it, no harm done — This, after all, is good clean fun (Which ceases, when it ' s good and clean, To be fun. And you know what we mean.) And now we think we ' ll close with couplets for today; Register complaints to E. J. W., F. K., and J. E. A. O, see the funny senior. Do you s ' pose he ' s really out? Perhaps he ' s in, perhaps he ' s off ... There ' s still some room for doubt. hie ' s now gone through the grinder To the tune of papa ' s money. has lapped up text and dogma — Has he come out wiser, kinder? Where the freshman said " Baloney, " Now the senior says, " Balogna! " When Everett Schlie first came to school, He got each lesson, obeyed each rule; As a pledge he was obedient, meek, Dating Alpha Chi as becomes a Teke. Our chances would seem somewhat slim To take a crack or two at him. But as a senior he changed his mind, Became the non-conforming kind: Our thanks to him are most heart-felt For Prom-ing with Weesner of Tri-Delt! Do we believe in miracles? We will until we die! Because of Rosle Moorehead, And we will tell you why: For four long years she made four point, Found time to go to the Blue Mill joint, Took care of the Pi Phi ' s money bank, Became an actress of first rank, (Continued on page 128) 124 A P S H O T S STALEYS SYRUPS BLEMDED BY THE MASTER BLENDER FOUR DELICIOUS FLAVORS MAPLE • SORC HUM CRYSTAL WHITE • 60LDEM I 26 ' J-L 1935 The FuneralHome beautiful Illinois FUNERAL DIRECTORS WOOD AT COLLEGE DECATUR, ILLINOIS WHAT IS A BANK? To many it may be merely a substantial building on Main Street; to others, an impressive array of figures; to others, a group of officers and employees engaged in rendering public service. This bank is an institution which through a com- bination of strength, experience and well-managed bank connections, is enabled to extend to its cus- tomers, a complete banking service. The National Bank of Decatur MiiiiU 127 HUMOR Joined up to bureau News, verse-speak, -, ' And dated at least six times a week. She edited, besides, the Millidek _ Which makes most people a total wreck. ■ - ■ ■ ' ■ , • She is the marvel of her friends ' ■ • ■ ' ■ ' For burning the candle at both ends. But, alas, she has gained no astronomy knowledge; Says she: " I ' ve got nothing out of college! " . . According to Murfin, the Pres., English causes him lots of distress. ' Though he studies with vim, . .. .. His chances are dim; They flunk him with greatest success. Catherine Carey got her fill Of going to classes, as seniors will; Then Beaumont came, and with him, love. hier fourth year studies have been those of Sweet nothings, with breakfast, in the Mill. Walt Spilman used to make a break ■■ Each time he ' d ask if Frances Lake Would let him take her to a show; Poor Walter didn ' t seem to know That (though at school she ' s fancy free) She was pledged to Sanks, of S. A. E. So Walter, never long dolorous Sought out and captured Bobbie Morris. (HHey, Walt! Is there something in this for us?) Sing hi-de-ho for Requarth (hHer first name is Pauline) She ' s been an English major And the Pi Phis ' prexy Queen. She now goes forth on life ' s hard path; May her fortunes e ' er be bigger, . . Though we can ' t see how she could fail ' „ With that Greek Goddess figger! Right now our most private peculiar plight is To find a few rhymes for Joe Rolinaitis. We could use a disease, such as spinal meningitis, " Or, from an athletic angle, there ' s always neuritis. • ■ But it gets us nowhere, and It doesn ' t requite us; ■ ■ • So we ' ll leave it: Our own peculiar plight is To find a few rhymes for Joe Rolinaitis. . ' We ' ll bake a cake for Sally Baker, We think she has what it takes to make her A librarian of the first degree. , ... . Pqj, ppgpy hours each day, you see. She works in the Gorin library; And though she sings the praises of dear Delta Delta Delta, ' Eugenia Allin ' s, after all, her safest sacred shelta. 128 ' JL 1935 SNAPSHOTS 7 7. . stuff. .Roberta and her Millikin man Hardy perennials Babe ' n ' Bob yl LdiUek Counselors HUMOR DATE It ' s seven o ' clock. Two hours to wait! Excited, she goes to get dressed for her date. Which shall it be, the black or the green? Or, the new lame blouse . . . it ' s spink-spanking clean. She luxuriates, bathing, in suds and thick steann, Then dusts with a cloud of " Egyptian Dream. " Then smooth satin undies and sheerest of hose. And foundation cream on cheeks, forehead and nose; Rouge, powder, and eye-shadow she deftly applies. Then draws her lips carefully in Joan Crawford size. She works with each hair for a careless effect; Then studies it, neck craned, for any defect. Perfume in a dab on throat, temples and ears . . . " Anne, dear, you haven ' t looked nicer in years! " But golly, it ' s just barely eight-fifteen! She settles herself with a new magazine. At nine the door opens. Mom lets Jimmy in. " You young folks! So late for your night to begin! I ' ll call Anne. " But surely you all know the rest: " Okay, Mom! Hi, Jimmy! I ' m just not quite dressed! " INJUSTICE Why is there a privileged few? Why can ' t it be equal and fair? Why can ' t we all be the same? Why can ' t we all have red hair? Judge: " Now, tell us about your marital relations. Were they pleasant? " Prisoner: " They were pleasant enough. Judge, but they all came and wanted to live on me. " Here lies the body of William Jay Who died maintaining the right of way. He was right, dead right, as he sped along. But he ' s just as dead as If he was wrong. And then there was the sweet young Theta U who was taking an examination for a driver ' s license, and was asked: " What would you do if your brakes suddenly failed to hold, while you were going down a steep hill? " She hesitated only a moment, then smiled brightly and answered: " Why, that ' s easy; I ' d just jump out and put a big stone under the wheel! " Elmer Fawley sent this note to the advertising manager of a cigarette company: " You ' ve Induced the girls to smoke cigarettes; now see if you can ' t persuade them to buy some. " Professor Raab held up a copy of Rodin ' s famous statue before his class, and asked If anyone knew the name of It. Little Johnny Heinlein answered brightly: " ' The Thinker ' . " " And do you know why it was called that? " " Sure, " replied Johnny. " He went swimmin ' , and is tryin ' to remember where he left his clothes. " DEFINTTIONS Boy: A noise with dirt on It. Jealousy: The friendship one woman has for another. Home: The place In which we are treated the best and grumble most. 130 NEW 1935 G-E REFRIGERATORS CARRY 5 YEARS PERFORMANCE PROTECTION ' Now All Slypes with " Ageless " G-E Sealed-in-Steel Mechanism ..Any Style, Any Siie, Any Price Year after year General Electric refrigerators have demonstrated to hundreds of thousands of users that long life, dependable performance and low operating cost is more important than all other refrigerator features com- bined. 97% of all G -E Monitor Tops now in use 5 years are still giving faithful service to their original owners — the sealed- in-steel mechanism as good as the day they were bought. In the General Electric line you will be able to see and compare all 3 types of refrigerators — ■ Monitor Top, Flatop, Liftop. There is a General Electric model to exactly suit your require- ments in style, in size and in price — whether your income is $2 5 a week or $25,000 a year. choose lop. Vittop .- ' tj 5 Years Performance Protection In addition to the stand- ard 1 year warranty, 1935 G-E refrigerators carry 4 more years pro- tection on matchless sealed-in-steel mecha- nism for $5 . . . five full years for only $1 a year. Illinois Power and light Corporation 3 HUMOR We sing to Bob Gebhart and fanne j For he ' s the one loafer with claim To waste all his time In the Supply Store — a crime ' Unless one is concerned with " Love and a Dime " And a gal, Sue Matthews by name. We sing the praise of Katherine Stadler Who swooned them all as Hedda Gabler; Was a perfect Madame Boucicault; As Camille caused big salt tears to flow; By sheer ability made the Shrew i ' As tamed as Shakespeare would have her do. ! But wait! We ' re going to stop right here And declare for Kate a big ovation. She began at the first of her senior year To take fifteen hours of education! Ed Clauter, with evident EEEEEE Keeps up a fine average of BBBBB: But his phfft with his lips | Drives sane men into fits For which he deserves endless DDDDD. Cynthia Maud Alice (Conklin to you) Has finally decided just what she will do When her school days are gone, and she ' s out on her own She has signed for, and taken, each dull, stuffy-ology And what ' s more, she loves them all dearly, by-golly-gy. I i But without inhibition She ' ll fulfill an ambition By putting the price of her former tuition To the perfection of whiffle-board-ology! The accomplishments of Mildred Langbehn hHave been " The Swan " and " Christopher Behn. " . ' But other conquests, those unsehn. Have been great . . . and masculehn. There ' once was a guy named Al Weiss ! Whose pencil and brush works were nice. His drawings Mae Westian Were most un-Dean Hess-ian And he was accused of vice. She plays the fiddle, She plays the drum; But after June she will play none; ' Cause by September She ' ll not remember ■ , What four years of college have done. Always true blue ; Will be Martha Rugh. And she won ' t have any baking to do! 132 ' Jl 1935 These People Boost Millikin POM POM Corner Oakland and Wood Decatur Builders Supply Coal Co. Ricliman Bros. Clothing Flint Eaton Company Irwin Neisler Company U. S. Manufacturing Corp. Decatur Warehouse Co. Decatur Brick Company Starr ' s Pool Room Greenwood Avenue Greenhouse Raffington Drug Stores Josephine Slattery, Millinery Sanks Insurance Agency Curtis Jewelry Store Perfect Cleaners Launderers, Inc. Buddy Maxwell Malloy-Smith Cover Co. 42oi ALWAYS CALL " IF WE CAN HELP ' Sb.; J. J. MOR AN SONS FUNERAL HOME N. WATER ST. at ELDORADO BUY DECATUR MINED COAL AND ADD TO THE COMMUNITY BUYING POWER MACON COUNTY COAL CO, PHONE 4444 Printers HUSTON-PATTERSON CORP. Decatur, 111. Engravers ARRICK ENGRAVING CO. Decatur, 111. Photographers • - LINDQUIST STUDIOS Decatur, 111. 1 , • ■ It: - j| HUMOR 136 To Betsy A. we do sing praise, A campus leader, no doubt. After six long years in a college daze The seventh finds her out. In cloistered halls the students pray For it is graduation day; They do not want the school to burn And that is what they wait to learn — Whether the faculty, in consolation, Will approve the graduation Of a perennial member Who every September Had fervently announced his intention Of ending his year of retention. It would be such a shame To place, on him, the blame, .- ■• For the total destruction Of a school of instruction. | At last the worried students hear That they need not retain their fear; For Millikin ' s noble trustees And faculty, by painful degrees Will graduate Munsle (by a new rule) And will not have to burn the school! There once was a senior named Sanks Who said to another guy, Eubanks: " Four years I have tried, I have strived, dug and lied. And ' s no use, I ' m still in the ranks! " Said Al Eubanks lo Harold Sanks: " My friend, do not fret — You may pass English yet — And then the whole school will give thanks! " Wayne Schroeder, now let me see! Is the guy — oh, yes! It ' s he Who helps the frosh with biologe And is indispensable to Doc. F. C. And now that Wayne ' s college days are through, What will Dr. Hottes do? Berkeley knows all about electricity Yet he gets two lines of cheap publicity! Little Johnny Heinlein — How are all your Holstein? With Hazel Nichols we had a hard time; Her last name ' s a hard one to rhyme. After much confusion We reached a conclusion: From now on, her name ' s Hazel Dime! ' jLe 1935 SNAPSHOTS ' — , — UNION DAIRY MEDADOW GOLD PRODUCTS LABORATORY INSPECTED DAILY Visitors Welcome Any Day POLAR SERVICE COMPANY ICE AND FUEL " The Well Informed Always Choose Ice Refrigeration " The Only Constant Temperature and Constant Humidity Refrigeration So Essential to Keeping Foods Fresh and Crispy PHONE 5401 DAUT BROTHERS, FLORISTS Flowers for All Occasions WE GROW OUR OWN FLOWERS IN DECATUR, WHICH ASSURES YOU FRESH FLOWERS EVERY DAY 120 East Prairie St. Phone 5281 LYON LUMBER COMPANY 1878 Decatur ' s Oldest and Most Reliable Dealers in Quality Lumber and Millwork 546 E. CERRO GORDO PHONE 4276 Compliments of Decatur ' s 16 A P Food Stores A P Has The Values IF TENNIS IS THE SPORT OF KINGS We can supply you with everything except the crown TENNIS RACKETS, $1.95, $2.95, $3.95, $4.95 EXPERT RACKET RESTRINGING, $2.50 - $8.00 MOREHOUSE WELLS CO. Water, William, State BOOSTERS GEBHART-GUSHARD CO. J. C. PENNEY CO. BLOCK KUHL MONTGOMERY WARD CO. • ■ LINN ' S SEARS, ROEBUCK CO. DECATUR DRY GOODS STEWART DRY GOODS CO. Mm 139 To Ralph Yeakley we sing a hymn For all his philosophical vim; Though he has been here For just two years, He ' ll swim from these halls in our tears! The Doakes ' older daughter, Mary Louise, Sailed through her four years with a little less ease But ' twas from ' ppendicitis And not neglectitis Though we often accused her of cutting-class-itis Caught from her sisters, the Alpha Cheese. Harvey lived in Dayton For eighteen years, I guess. And then He lighted out for Millikin. Four years he was of the lettermen, Then four years more of going to class, And two of loafing, more or less; And now he ' s going — such sadness! Goo ' bye, Harvey! Marianne Williams . - Has trudged up the hilllams Of French and of English And musical trilliams; So without further frilllams We ' ll dip in our quilliams And write of the fame Of Marianne Williams! With rings on his fingers And on his toes, bells — May few be the woes Of one Arthur Wells. Dorothy Sullivan ' s a very fine lassie — For four hundred weeks she cut nary a classle; Therefore, no instructors she had to appease, And she sailed through four years with The greatest of ease! Dorothy Bayless (who sings like a bird) — Her songs in chapel no more will be heard; Against her demeanor we can ' t say a word. So to go on with this would be rather absurd. There was a Maronto named Rosemarie Whose enthusiasms reached the nth degree, Pope, Shelley and Gray, Racine, Rabelais, Aristotle, Plato, Santlana and Poe, Matthew Arnold and Clough — MIgawd, that ' s enough! Those dead guys don ' t mean any love-life to me! SNAPSHOTS Always at Your Service PFILE ' S CAMERA SHOP 240 No, Water KODAK FINISHING COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY MOTION PICTURES ROXBURN CLOTHES FOR COLLEGE MEN Quality Clothes at Popular Prices DROBISCH-MUIRHEID Second Floor Citizens BIdg. THE BUILDERS LUMBER COMPANY 732 N.Monroe Phone 2-0178 1892 MOVING 601 East William St. PACKING - SHIPPING FIREPROOF WAREHOUSE Phone 4131 STORAGE Decatur, 111. L. G. BALFOUR CO., ATTLEBORO, MASS. Manufacturers of INVITATIONS — CLASS RINGS — FRATERNITY PINS — PROGRAMS STATIONERY — NOVELTIES and FAVORS Known Wherever There Are Schools and Colleges Carl Stewart, Jerry Roeske — Champaign Office WEST END CLEANERS and DYERS 139 S. OAKLAND PHONE 2-7518 , ■ j ii 142 1935 FOOD ARCADE Operated by Eastern Packing Company High Quality Foods THE COLLEGE SUPPLY STORE Owned and Operated THE UNIVERSITY . . . carries a complete line of books, stationery, pens and pencils. We are always pleased to aid the student in mak- ing 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. HUMOR ( " Which ceases, when it ' s good and clean, To be fun. And you know what we mean. " ) The road in front of this Institution of higher learning was at one time in deplorable condition. One day a meeting was held to determine what should be done about it. After all evidence had been heard, the chairman of the board, in a polite manner, said: " From all reports, I ' d say the road was fairly good, taken as a whole. " " True, " said the spokesman for the complainants, " but we want to use it as a road, not as a hole. " THE SAD STORY OF WILLIAM WRIGHT Bill had a billboard. Bill also had a board bill. The board bill Bill had bored Bill, so that Bill sold the billboard to pay his board bill. So after Bill sold his billboard to pay his board bill the board bill no longer bored Bill. Dr. Luther Marshall: " Pardon me. You look like Helen Black. " Justine: " Yes, I know I do, but I ' d look worse in white. " Pritch: " How do you like the new goblets we have at the house? " Lois Crawford: " Goblets? Why, I always thought goblets were sailors ' children! " Lewie Brltton took his smiling Jeanette to a fashionable restaurant. The bill of fare was In French, and Lewie pointed to an item on it and said huskily: " We ' ll begin with that. " " Sorry, sir, " said the waiter, " but the orchestra Is playing that. " Then he handed him a napkin. Lewie looked at it carefully, frowned, got up, spread it on his chair and sat on It. The waiter, taking pity on him, said, " Will you have the table d ' hote or a la carte, sir? " " Both, " said our Lewie, coughing. " Both with plenty of gravy! " " It ' s a fine day, " said the barber. " It is, " agreed little Bobbie Linn, about to be shaved. There was a long silence. The barber tried again. " What are your views on the political situation in this old country of ours? " " The same as yours, " answered Bob, meekly. " Look here! " exclaimed the barber. " How on earth do you know what my opinions are? " " I don ' t, " said Bob. " But you have the razor! " Brooks: " Did you ever speak before a large audience, Willard? " Canode: " Why, yes — I think I did, once. " Brooks: " What did you say? " Canode: " If I remember rightly, I said ' Not guilty ' . " Dr. Boyer: " Dan, who defeated the Philistines? " Hallihan: " Aw, I don ' t know — I don ' t follow those bush league teams. " Roberta Beck: " Pledge, just look at this table. Why, I can write my name In the dust! " Pledge Wiley: " It must be wonderful. I wish I was educated. " W. A., pinned under his car after an accident, was being questioned by a policeman. " Married, Mr. Dipper? " " No, " answered W. A., " This Is the worst fix I was ever in. " 144 ' Jl 1935 SNAPSHOTS 145 A s Tekes and dates Gridders Man with the hloe Murf More gridders yl ultulcl ' Hot Dog Steve What, again? Trophy Prof Glen Heads Joe Dorothy Nick Repose Jr. Prexy Frosh Prexy Soundless pic- ture Bud Marian Four Marx Sisters King Leo Sojer Oh, hello! LINDQUISTS new ground floor salon of modern photography school group wedding individual photography 346 North Main St, Decatur, 111. FRIGIDAIRE RCA -VICTOR RADIOS CHICKERING PIANOS EMERSON PIANO HOUSE 143-145 N. Main St. John F. McDermott W. Curtis Busher KELVINATOR Kimball Pianos Atwater Kent Radios ELECTRIC REFRIGERATORS " Everything in Music " DECATUR MUSIC SHOP MARTIN BAND AND ORCHESTRA INSTRUMENTS 118 E. William St. Phone 4497 DIAMONDS WATCHES JEWELRY Our Stock of Jewelry in Every Line You Will Find Very Complete, and Our Prices Very Reasonable Expert Watch and Jewelry Repairing R. M.MARTIN JEWELER NEW LOCATION ' 108 E. PRAIRIE J) HUMOR " I ' m very disappointed in the way your son Jimnnie talks. Only today he said: ' I ain ' t never went nowhere ' . " Jimmy ' s father: " hie ain ' t ain ' t he? Why, the young whelp ' s done traveled twicet as far as most kids his age. " A junk shop near a railroad crossing in Denver carries a sign with this coy hint to motorists: " Go ahead; take a chance. We ' ll buy the car. " In an eating place between here and Chicago there is a placard on the wall which reads: " Don ' t make fun of our coffee. You may be old and weak yourself, some day! " Ed Schroeder, lolling on the Supply Store counter: " Have you a book in stock called, ' Man, the Master ' ? " Sue Matthews: " Sorry. We don ' t carry fiction. " Mr. Mills: " Well, I guess I don ' t expect to see you here again, Wallace. We ' ll miss you. " Munsie: " Not see me again, Mr. Mills? Why, you aren ' t going to resign, are you? " Miss Biggs: " What is the definition of flirtation? " Brilliant freshman: " It is attention without intention. " Bud Lewis: " Gotta cigarette? " Newton: " Sure. " Bud: " Gotta match? " Newton: " Good gosh, you didn ' t bring along anything but the habit, did you? " Mary Louise (to mother who had been lecturing her about going back to college): " All right, Mother, I ' ll take that post-graduate course. I ' m still vague about forward passes. " Joe Gauger: " Now, if I subtract 25 from 37, what ' s the difference? " Eddy RItscher: " Yeah! That ' s what I say. Who cares? " Herman Mehmken had never seen his grandmother, so when she arrived for a visit he asked: " So you ' re my grandmother, are you? " " Yes, " replied the old lady, " on your father ' s side. " Herman sighed. " Well, I ' ll tell you right now, you ' re on the wrong side! " The man who sings his own praises Is quite likely to be a soloist. Nancy: " Would you marry a man for his money? " Louise: " Not exactly. But I ' d want my husband to have a good disposition, and if he didn ' t have money he ' d very likely be worried and ill-natured! " Lib Mills: " And did you see the Everglades In Florida? " Cynthia: " We called on them, but they weren ' t at home. " While it may rain on the just and unjust alike, the latter usually has a chauffeur to come and get him, while the former has to walk In it, and furthermore has holes In his shoes! Catherine Anne (looking over house plan): " What ' s this thing going to be? " Architect: " That ' s an Italian staircase. " C. A.: " Just a waste of money. We probably won ' t ever have any Italians coming to see us. " Laugh at yourself, and you ' ve conquered life. 148 Le 1935 SNAPSHOTS I r . . 1,==:. . . — Style . . Quality . . Service The Men ' s Best Store 245 N. Water Decatur THE CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK offers the following financial services: BANKING, SAVINGS, TRUST and SAFE DEPOSIT Your Patronage Is Cordially Invited The Citizens National Bank Member Federal Reserve North Side Central Park 150 The blue mill Designed especially for your comfort . . . Enjoy its refresh- ing coolness in the heat of the day, its soft and comforting lights at night. . . Truly an atmosphere most conducive toward ... MILLIKIN COMPANIONSHIP BROCK " and PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS PROVIDENT MUTUAL Represented in Decatur by the follotving Millikin Men: General Agent Special Agents BABE COLBY COCKY ROTZ, BUNNY ANDERSON SHOES FOR DRESS OR SPORT WEAR Quality Shoes at $1.98, $2.98, $3.98 HOSIERY — HOUSE SLIPPERS — TENNIS SHOES RUBBER FOOTWEAR Save at Kinney ' s KINNEY SHOES 403 N. WATER PHONE 2-4124 COMPLIMENTS OF LINCOLN AND EMPRESS GREAT STATES THEATRES 152 1935 COMPLIMENTS OF UNION IRON WORKS DECATUR, ILLINOIS SHOWERS Shoivers are popular with everyone ! Why? Because they supply the easiest, quickest, most sanitary and invigor- ating bath possible. Five minutes under the sharp, ting- ling streams of the MUELLER Duo- Spray Shower gets you cleaner, sets the blood tingling, and makes you fit for a day of bruising work. No tub bath can produce the same result. Tell your friends about MUELLER Duo-Spray. You ' ll be doing them a favor. MUELLER CO. Decatur, III. 153 Oldest, Largest Decatur Bank (Founded A. D. 1860 by James Millikin) —THE— Millikin National Bank EVERY BANKING FACILITY AFFORDED SAVINGS DEPARTMENT PAYS INTEREST Compounded Semi-Annually SAVE —AND— HAVE EVERYBODY WELCOME MILLIKIN STUDENTS BARBER SHOP 329 South Oakland One Block South of Blue Mill BUCK PRICE, Manager HOLMES PLUMBING AND HEATING We Please Most of the People All the Time PLUMBING SHOP ON WHEELS 329 S. Oakland Phone 6346 RAYCRAFT DRUG CO. The Old Davis Drug Store WE DELIVER Drugs Sundries Cigars Sodas COMPLIMENTS OF RADIO STATION WJBL and Staff Chas. P. Cook Larry Sims Lowell Goodwin W. B. Cook Bud Lewis Wallace Turner Gwen Winningham Paul Maddox Burr W. Deal Crecy Turner and Orchestra WELLS OIL COMPANY 502 EAST PRAIRIE 543 NORTH VAN DYKE CITIZENS BUILDING DECATUR, ILL. JOIN THE HOSIERY CLUB j NEUMODE HOSIERY | 117 N. Water, Decatur, IH. ! LADIES ' HOSE, 69c and up MEN ' S and CHILDREN ' S, 25c and 35c ! Hosiery Repair, 25c per stocking j 155 Towers by Moonlight


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