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A-Js ; ; ?■ I Pi gA(u tkc MiUidck Volume XXXIII J ulfliikecl (tu ike iaii o 1936 Qamei Miiiikln Univetiltu acatut, iJiilnoli Copyright 1936 £.muu Qane Wood., i-dltot katiei IJouna, Huiinaii Manaaet Mation att, -(itt 2ditot MiUid k gA(U toteurotd ' Dn Ifooki llei tke ioul o tke urkole pait time Page 2 gMU dedication CONTRARY TO THE BEST TRADITIONS OF YEAR BOOK DEDICATIONS, THE 1936 MILLIDEK FEELS RIGHTFULLY PROUD IN HONORING TWO MEN WHO HAVE WORKED UNCEASINGLY TO BRING FURTHER AND GREATER RECOGNITION TO MILLIKIN, IN HONORING TWO MEN WHO HAVE WORKED HAND IN HAND IN MANY SUCCESS- FUL ENDEAVORS; WHO HAVE WORKED SEPARATELY IN BRINGING UNDYING FAME TO MILLIKIN THROUGH SUPERLATIVE ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENTS, ON THE ONE HAND, AND GOOD WILL, BETTER SPIRIT AND FAR- SIGHTED PROGRESSIVENESS ON THE OTHER. Page 3 MU J.eo iliontai Qoknion Page 4 936 $MU " Pon 4iolfatt Saket Page 5 MiUldak gAtu A,B., Ph.D., University of Chicago Phi Beta Kappa Sigma Xi Phi Lambda Upsilon Page 6 1936 gA(u ean latenc e ee Millet Ph.B., A.M., University of Chicago Ph.D., Columbia University Phi Beta Kappa Atillidck Page 7 gMU Si uminQt Page 1936 MU U intet AtiUidck Page 9 g HU Univetiltu Page 10 1936 Uniuet5itu gA(u ■fidminiittation Page 15 Aiillldek gA(u CALVIN WELCH DYER Comptroller fl.B., Cumberland University- Kappa Sigma CLARENCE E. DEAKINS Registrar B.S., James Millikin University M.S., Illinois Sigma Alpha Epsilon Ptii Mu Alpha EUGENIA ALLIN Professor of Library Science B.L.S., Illinois Delta Theta Psi Zeta Tau Alpha DAVIDA McCASLIN Professor of Rhetoric A,B,, Coe A.M., Minnesota Delta Delta Delta JAMES ALBERT MELROSE Rouse Professor of Philosophy and Psychology fl.B., Hamilton A.M., Ph.D., Wisconsin ALBERT TAYLOR MILLS Professor of History and Political Science Ph.B, A.M., Michigan LLB. Lincoln and Jefferson ISABELLA THOMPSON MACHAN Hawkins Professor of Ancient Languages A.B., A.M., Wellesley BONNIE REBECCA BLACKBURN Professor of Spanish and French A-B., Millikin A.M., Chicago Certificat deludes jrancaises, Grenoble, France Delta Delta Delta Page 16 936 gAtu FREDERICK CHARLES HOTTES Professor of Biology B.S., Colorado Agricultural College M.S., Iowa State College PhD-, Minnesota Gamma Alpha Gamma Sigma Delta CARL HEAD Professor of Mechanical Engineering BS-, Millikin Tau Kappa Epsilon JOHN CORBIN ZIMMERMAN Instructor in Chemistry B.S., M.S., Illinois Ph.D., Iowa RALPH RONALD PALMER Professor in Physics fl.B., Macalester College M.fl., Ph.D., Minnesota CHARLENE FENDER WOOD Associate Professor of English fl B,, Western fl.M.. Columbia ESTHER BIGGS Assistant Prolessor of English fl.B., Milhkin M.fl., Columbia LEROY CLIFFORD McNABB Professor of Speech fl.B., M.fl., Ohio Wesleyan EDWARD S. BOYER Robb Prciessor of Biblical History and Literature fl.B., Albion B.D., Drew Theological Seminary Ph.D., Northwestern Page 17 MiUidck MU LAVINIA W. HESS Dean of Women Teacher ' s Certificate, Oberlin College B.S., Millikin FLORA E. ROSS Professor of French and German fl.B., Millikm fl.M , Columbia Certificat detudes francaises, Grenoble, France Ph.D., Illinois LUCILLE MARGARET BRAGG Assistant Professor of Latin, Greek and French H.B., H.M., MUlikin EARL CHESTER KIEFER Professor of Mathematics B.S., Michigan Agricultural College M.S , Michigan JAMES HARVEY RANSOM Professor of Chemistry B.S., M.S., Wabash Ph.D., Chicago DON H. BAKER Professor of Commerce and Finance H B., University oj Kansas Ph.D., University of California CLARENCE G. BROWNE Director of Admissions and Personnel BS , M.fl., Northvifestern University ALVIN KINGSLEY EITTREIM Instructor in Mathematics HE., Luther College M.S , University of Iowa Page 18 1936 gAiu LEO T. JOHNSON Instructor in Physical Education and Athletic Coach fi.B., James Millikin University Sigma Alpha Epsilon R. WAYNE GILL Instructor in Physical Education and Assistant Coach fl.B., Bethany College Beta Theta Pi BOBBIE LUCILLE CORDER Instructor in Physical Education flB, Millikin University Pi Mu Theta Pi Kappa Sigma KATHERINE WALKER Assistant Librarian B.S., Millikin University Pi Mu Theta SUE MATTHEWS GEBHART College Supply Store fl.B., Millikin University DOROTHY A. BELL Secretary to the President fl.B., Oberlin College B S., Simmons College GERTRUDE MUNCH Assistant to Comptroller VELMA DAVIS Assistant to the Registrar flB, Milhkin Pi Mu Theta Page 19 MiUidck AiU GLADYS GALLIGAR Assistant Professor of Biology H,B , MiUikin 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 Royal Art Academy, Germany Colorossi Art Academy, Paris, France L ORELL MORTIMER COLE Professor of Industrial Arts Diploma, Stout Institute VIOLA MARIA BELL Professor of Home Economics B.S , Millikin University A.M., Colum.bia University Ph.D., Ohio State University MYLES E. ROBINSON Associate Professor of Commerce and Finance A.B., A.M., Ohio State Ph.D., Northvfestern Delta Sigma Phi RALPH YAKEL Professor cf Education and Registrar L.L.B., Illinois Wesleyan University A.M., Columbia University JOSEPH F. GAUGER Professor in Accounting B.S., University of Illinois GRACE KATHRYN TRUMBO Assistant Professor of Home Economics B.S., Simpson College M S , Iowa State College RAYMOND RUSH BREWER Professor of Religion A B., Dickinson College S.T-B , Boston University A.M., University of Chicago Ph.D., University of Chicago Page 20 936 MU (2L a65e5 Page 21 MiUidck MU enii eniot5 Page 22 936 gMU Wliiiam Jleurii Stltton 1912 - 1935 Page 23 MiUld k MU w (See Page 31 for Ac;ivitie! ) President Fred Newton Vice-President Janet Alsip Secretary Veva June Appel Treasurer Paul Brown Page 24 936 gA(U ALLEN, VELMfl Home Economics Freshman Cuinniission. ' il. ' i ; A Capella Choir, ' 32, ' iZ; " Robin Hood, " ' i2; Home Economics Club, ' 32- ' 36: Secretary, ' 33, ' 34; Vice-President, ' 35; Pres- ident, ' 36; W. A. A., ' 32, ' 33; Y. W. C. A., ' 32, ' 33, ' 34 ; Library Assistant, ' ii ' 34, ' 35, ' 36. BAKER, VIRGINIA Liberal Arts (No photograph) Pi Jill Theta, ' ice-President, ' 35, ' 36; A Capella Choir, ' 32, ■ii: " Robin Hood, " ' 32; Vice-President of Independents, ' ii, " 34; Secretary, ' 34, ' 35; German Ckib, President, ' 35, ' 36: W. A. A., ' 32- ' 36 ; Presi- dent, ' 34, ' 35; Hockey, ' 32, ' ii: Tennis. ' 32- ' 36 ; Ten- nis Tournament, ' ii, ' 34; Othce Force. ' 34-36. BEAN, lOHN Commerce and Finance Tau Kappa Epsilon, Chaplain, ' 34, " 35, ' ice-President, [35, ' 36; Alpha Omega, President, ' 35, ' 36; Decatur- ian, ' ii. Assistant Business Manager; Snapshot Edi- tor of Millidek, ' 35, ' 36; " If Booth Had Missed, " ' ii; " Thursday Evening, " ' ii; " Evening Dress In- dispensible, " ' 34; " The Double Door, " ' 35; " When a Clown Laughs, " ' .i4 ; " Let Us Be Gay, " ' 32; " The Swan, " ' 34; Senior Ball Committee. BECK, ROBERTA Liberal Arts Alpha Chi Omega, Warden, ' 34; Vice-President, ' 35, ' 36; A Capella Choir, ' 32. ' ii; " Robin Hood, " ' 32; " Let Lis Be Gay, " ' 32; " Will ' o the Wisp, " ' 35; " Your LTncle Dudley, " ' 34; Costume Director; Property Chairman for " The Swan, " ' 34 ; Freshman Vice-President, ' i2, ' 33 ; Decaturian, ' 32, ' ii ; So- ciety Editor, ' 34; Milhdek, Freshman Editor, ' 33, As- sistant Editor, ' 34; Co-Editor, ' 35; Le Cercle Fran- cais, ' 32, ' 33; Y. W. C. A., ' 32- ' 36; Membership Chairman, ' ii ; Vice-President, ' 34, ' 35 : Regional Conference at Bradley, ' 35 ; Student Cabinet, ' ii, ' 34, ' 35, ' 36; Student- Faculty Chapel Committee, ' 34, ' 35. BROOKS, DON Commerce and Finance Delta Sigma Phi ; Assistant Business Manager of Decaturian, ' 34, ' 35 ; Co-Business Manager of Town and Gown, ' 34, ' ii, ' 36. CANODE, WILLARD Commerce and Finance Co-Business Manager of Town and Gown, ' 35, ' 36; Tennis, ' ii; Intramurals. CARR, MARIAN Liberal Arts Delta Delta Delta. President, ' 34. ' 35 ; Secretary ' 34 and ' 36 ; Alternate to Convention, ' 35 ; Y. W. C A., ' ii, ' 34 ; Freshman Commission, ' 33 ; Conference Banquet Committee, ' 36 ; Senior Tea Committee, ' 36 Millidek, Junior Editor, ' 35; Art Editor, ' 36; W. A A., ' ii; Home Economics Club, ' 33; Millikin Pub licity Work, ' 34 ; Scenic Designer for Town and Gown. ' 33- ' 36; Library Assistant, ' 34- ' 36 ; Panhellenic Scholar ship Banquet Committee, ' 35. ' 36; Panhellenic, Pub- licity Chairman, ' 35 ; Treasurer, ' 36. CARVETH, EUGENE Liberal Arts Town and Gown Production Staff, ' ii, ' 34, ' 35, ' i6; Conservatory of Music Annual Recital, ' 34; " Martha, " ' 35 ; " The Merchant of Venice, ' 34 ; " The Valiant, " ' 35 ; " The Taming of the Shrew, " ' 35. CHODAT, HELEN RUTH Liberal Arts Pi Beta Phi. Social Chairman, ' 33, ' 34; Vice-Presi- dent, ' 34, ' 35 ; Pledge Supervisor, ' 35 ; Treasurer, ' 36 ; Pi Mu Theta, Secretary-Treasurer, ' 35, ' 36; Silver Kappa Key, ' 35; Secretary of Sophomore Class, ' ii, ' 34; Y, W. C. . . Freshman Commission, ' 32, ' ii; Y. W. Cabinet, ' 34, ' 35, ' 36; Vice-President, ' 35, ' 36; W. A. A. Vice-President, ' 33, ' 34; Le Cercle Fr an- cais, Second Vice-President, ' ii, ' 34; First Prize in First Division of French Contest, ' ii ; Conant Society, Vice-President, ' 34, ' 35; President, ' 35, ' 36; Student- Faculty Cabinet, Secretary, ' 34, ' 35, ' 36; Panhellenic Scholarship Banquet, ' 34, ' 35, ' 36; Decaturian, News StalT, ' 32, ' ii; Millidek Typist, ' 33; Snapshot Editor, ' 34; Co-Editor, ' 35; Senior Editor, ' 36; A Capella Choir, ' 32, ' 33; " Robiii Hood, " ' 32; Verse-Speaking Choir, ' 33- ' 35 ; Co-Business Manager, ' 33- ' 35 ; " The Romance of the Willow Pattern, " ' ii ; " The Merchant of Venice, " ' 34; Costume Director for " Let Lis Be Gay, " " If Booth Had Missed, " " Much Ado About Nothing " ; Co-Chairman of Town and Gown Patron- age Committee, ' 35, " 36 ; Delegate to Pi Beta Phi National Convention at Yellowstone, ' 34. MiUidak Page 25 AtU CHRISTMflN, FRED Commerce and Finance Delta Sigma Plii : Football, ' 32, ' 3.1. ' ,M. ' iS; Captain, " .15 ; Basketball. ' i2, ' 33 ; President of Freshman Class, ' M. ' .VI : Treasurer of Junior Class, " 34. ' ih. COUTflNT, GEORGE Commerce and Finance Tan Kappa Epsilon, Secretary, ' .M, ' .IS : Rnsliinu Chairman, ' 34, ' 35: Social Chairman, ' 35; Financial Chairman, ' 35, ' 36: Sergeant-at-Arms, ' 3.S, ' 36: Alpha Omega. ' 35, ' 36. CRfllG, DONALD Commerce and Finance ' 34, ' 35 : Basketball, ' i? : Intra- Baseball. ' i2 muiul . lhlet ' M- ' iG. CROXTON, CYNTHIfl Liberal Arts Zeta Tau Alpha. President. ' 34, ' 35 : Vice-President. ' 35. ' 36; Historian. ' 35. ' 36: Pi Mu Theta, ' 35. ' 36; President of Panhellenic. ' 34. ' 35 : Le Cercle Francais, First Vice-President. ' 34. " 35 : Freshman Cotnmission. ' 32. ' ii; Music Chairman of V. V. C. A.. ' 33, _ ' 34 ; W. A. A.. i2. ' ii: Homecoming Conimitlee. ' 35; " Robin Hood. " ' M: International Xight, ' . 5. DflWSON. WILBUR Commerce and Finance Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Warden, ' 34; Herald, ' • ; Decatuiian, ' 33; Swimming, ' 32- ' 36; " His Hlue Serge Suit. " " 33 : " H Booth Had Missed. " 33 ; " Where Are We. " 34. FRECH, EDWIN Commerce and Finance FULCHER, JULIfl Home Economics Alpha Chi Omega. President, ' 36; Vice-President. ' 33; Corresponding Secretary, ' 34 ; House Manager, " 34. " 35; National Convention, 35 ; Province Convention Representative, ' 36; President of Panhellenic, " 36: V. W. C. A.. ' 33- ' 36; W. A. A., ' ii. ' 34; Dance Com- mittee, ' 34 ; Town and Gown Costume Committee, ' 34 ; Home Economics Club, Social Chairman. ' 35 : State Meet Chairman. ' 35; Chairman of Hi- Jinx Party. " 31.; Convention, ' 36; " Thursday Evening, " ' 34. GLENN, CHARLOTTE Music Education Sigma Alpha Iota. Treasurer, ' 34, ' 35. ' 36; S. A. I- Ouintet; Orchestra. y2 , ' 34. ' 35. ' 36; A Capella Chon-. ' 34, ' 35. ' 36 ; Madrigal Singers ; " Robin Hood, " ' 32 ; " Martha. " ' 35 ; Senior Recital. ' 36. Page 26 936 gMU GOLDMAN, MELVIN Commerce and Finance Basketball. ' 32, ' 2,1, ' 34. ' 35, ' 36; Captain. ' 35, ' 36; Intramural Sports; Speed Ball; Soft Hall; Varsity Golf. ' 34. ' 35. ' 36: Ticket Committee for Town and Ciown Plays. " 34; Millidek Campus Leader, ' 36. HALL, HERBERT Engineerina Administration Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Herald, ' 30; Recorder. ' 36; In- tramural Manager, ' 35, ' 36; Scludastic Honors. ' 32. ' ' Zl ; A Capella Choir, ' 35 ; A Donor and Builder rjf Concrete University Sign, ' 36. HALLIHAN, DAN Manual Arts Education Tau Kappa Epsilun ; Baskethall, ' U, ' 34. " 35, ' 36 Football, " 2-1, ' 35; Tennis, ' 34; Swimming, i2 , ' 34, ' 35 ; Second Place in Diving Contest of Little Nine teen Conference. 22 . ' 35 ; Winner of Intraiuural Ten nis Doubles, ' hi. HAMMONS, EDGAR A, Liberal Arts {No photograph) B. S. Degree, Millikin University, ' 30 ; Teaching in ' irginia, ' 12, ' H, ' 34; Spanish Club; Commerce Club; Won M. L. Harry Prize for Work in Industries and Resources, ' 30, (at Millikin) ; Dramatic Club; Choral Club, (at Virginia State College). HENNESSEY, KENNETH Music Education Madrigal Singers ; Male Quartet ; Woodwind Quin- tet ; Band. ' 32 ' 36; Orchestra. ' 32- ' 36 ; A Capella Choir. ' 32- ' 36 ; " Much Ado About Nothing, " 11 ; " Merchant of ' ' enice. " ' 34 ; " Would- Be Gentleman, " ' 36; " As You Like It, " ' 36; " Robin Hood, " " 32; " Martha, " ' 35. HEWITT, DORA Liberal Arts Theta L psilon, Treasurer. ' 35. ' 36 ; Le Cercle Fran- cais. Secretary, ' 34; Vice-President, ' 35; V. W. C. A.. Co-Membership Cbairnian. ' 34, ' 35; " For Distinguished Service, " Coach, ' 35; Property Director for " Double Door, " ' 35, and " Would-Be Gentleman, " ' 36; French Contest Winner of Second Place, " Si ; First Place ' 34. HOPE, LEE Music Education Phi Mu Alpha, Sinfonia. Vice-President, " II, ' 35. ' 36; Orchestra, ' II, ' 34. ' 35. ' 36; Choir. ' II, " 35, 36; Senior Recital, ' 36; Gentleman, ' 36. 36; Band. A Capella •Would- He JOHNSON, MARY Liberal Arts Alpha Chi Omega, Corresponding Secretary, ' }.},, ' 34 ; President, ' 34. ' 35; Treasurer. ' 35, ' 36; Chaplain. ' 35, 36: Secretary of Panhellenic. ' 34. ' 35; V. W. C. A. Freshman Commission, ' 12, ' il ; One-Act Plav, ' H ; Millidek, ' 12, ' II. ' 34; Decaturian, " 32. 33 ; ' Town and Gown Ticket Committee. " 12, ' II, ' 34 ; Sopho- more Cotillion Committee, ' 34. KELL, RITA Home Economics Home Economics Club. President. ' 34, ' 35; Chairman of Membership Committee; Delegate to National Home Economics Convention in New York. ' 34 ; in Chica- go, ' 35 ; Production StafT of " Merchant of Venice, " ' 34; " Taming of the Shrew, " ' 35; " Would-Be Gentle- man. " ' 36; " The Swan, " ' 34; " Hedda Gabler, " ' 34; Chairman of Senior Tea, ' 36. Page 27 Aiillldclc MU .16. KING, RUTH Liberal Arts Delta Delta Delta, Corresponding .Secretary, ' .i.i ; Secretary of Freshman Class, ' 32, " .U : V. W. C. .V., Kreshniaii Commission, ' 32, ' .J.l ; " Robin Hood, " ' 32: " Evening Dress Indispensable, " ' 34; " The Double Door. " ' 3.S ; Decatnrian, Society Reporter, ' ii Socie- IV Editor, ' 34, ' ii: Feature Staff, ' 35, ' 3(i; Millidek Staff, ' 34. KLINGHOFFER, MAX Liberal flrls (No photograph) . lpha Omega. ' 35, ' 36 : .Assistant Stage Electrician. ■32- ' 36; Stage Electrician, ' 3. ' ;, ' 36; President of In- dependents, ' 34, ' 35, ' 36; Decaturian Staff, ' 34, ' 35, ' 36; " The Merchant of Venice, " ' 34. KOHR, SflM Commerce and Finance Football, ' il, ' 33, ' 34; Tennis (N ' arsity). ' 33, ' 34. Intrammal " Tennis Donliles Champion, il, ' 35: Mid die-weight Boxing Champion, ' 35 : Varsity Tennis, KYLE, FORREST R. Liberal Arts Sigma Alpha Epsilnii. President, M5 ; Rushing Chair- man. ' .i.S ; Correspondent. ' . 5; Recorder. ' 34; Chronic- ler, ' .r?, M4 ; Intramural Manager, ' II, ' 34 ; Intramn- ral Athletics, Individual Medal for Third Place, ' 33 : (lulf Champion, 32, ' II, 34, ' 35. ' 36; Puhlicity Di- rector, ' 34, ' 35 ; Decaturian, Sports Editor, " 32, - ' 35 ; Editorial Board. 34, " 35; .Makeup Editor, ' 34, ' 35; Editor. " 35 ; Business Manager, ' 36 ; News Bureau, ' 33. " 34, ' 35. ' 36; Millidek, Sports Editor. ' U, ' 34, " 35; Feature Staff. ' 34, ' 35; Conant Society. ' 33- ' 36: Alpha Omega. ' 35. ' 36; " If Booth Had Missed, " ' 34; " His Hlue Serge Suit, " ' ll " Much Ado Ahout Nothing. " ' 34; " The Pot Boiler, " ' 34; " Wurzel-Flummary. " ' 35; " The Late Christopher Bean, " ' 34; Director of " The ' aliaut, " " 34; Student Directrtry Committee, ' 35: Ii - ternational Night Connnittee, ' 34; Who ' s Who in American Colleges. ' 36; Millidek Campus Leader. ' 3li ; Co- Business Manager of " As Vou Like It. " LAKE, MARY FRANCES Liberal Arts Delta Delta Delta, Vice-President. ' 34, vention Delegate, ' 34; Corresponding Secretary, ' 35. ' 36; Pi Mu Theta, ' 35, ' 36: V. W. C. A.. Freshman Commission, 32. i} ' : Le Cercle Francais. Treasurer, ' 33, ' 34; President, ' 35. ' 36: Chairman of Ticket Com- mittee for " The Swan. " ' 34: Vice-President ol Junior Clas.s, ' 34, ' 35. ' 35: Con- Football, ( nptain. LAUHER, DON Engineering Administration ii. ' 34, Intramural Letter. ' } l. Athletics, ' ' 36. LINN, ROBERT Commerce and Finance Tan Ka] pa Epsilon. President. ' 35 ; Pledge Svuiervisor. ' 34. ' 35: Intramural Manager, ' ii. ' 34: Aliiha Omega, ' 35, ' 36: Student Council, Chairman, ' 34- ' 36 ; Deca- tnrian Advertising Staff, ' } ' 2, ' ii ; Varsity Basketball, ' •i, ' 34: Patronage Committee for " Hedda C.abler, " ' 34: Intraiunral .Athletics, ' 32- ' 36: " Much Ado Abvuit Nothing, " ' } " .Merchant of ' enice, " " Where Are We, " ' 34; Who ' s Who in American Colleges, ' 36. LEWIS, HARRY C. Commerce and Finance Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Herald, ' 33, ' 34; House Man- ager, ' 34, ' 35 : Assistant Commissary, ' 35 : President. 36: Delegate to National Convention at Washington. D- C, ' 34: Intramural Manager, ' 34: Alpha Omega, Chairman of Student Directory Committee, ' 35, ' 36; Millidek, Assistant Rusiness Manager, ' 35, ' 36: Deca- turian, Editorial Staff, ' ii. ' 34; Sports Editor, ' 35, ' 36; Freshman Football Manager, 2 ; Cheer Leader, ' il- ' 36: " M " Club: Intramural Sports, ' .12- ' 36 ; Light, weight Bo.xing Champion, ' 34; Individual Middle- weight Boxing Champion. ' 34: " If Booth Had Missed. " ' 34: " Wurzel-Flummery, " ' 35; " The Pot Boiler, " ' 34; .Assistant to Mr. Gill, Athletic -Association. LUCAS, ZELNA Applied Music Sigma Alpha Iota, Secretary, ' 34, ' 35. ' 36; Bradley Polytechnic at Peoria, ' i2, ' ii: at Millikin: A Capel- la Choir, ' ii. ' 34, ' 35, ' 36 : Soloist with Orchestra, ' 34, ' 35. ' 36; Y. W. C. A., ' ii. ' 34; Member of tillikin Touring Troupe ; Review Campus Leader, ' 35 ; lunior Recital, ' 35 ; Senior Recital, ' 36, Page 28 1936 g KU McKINNEY, flNMflBEL Liberal Arts Y. V. C. A.. President, ' .i.i. ' 36; Secretary. ' ,!4. ' ii; Cabinet. ' i- ' iS : Conant Society. Keeper of the Archives. ' .iS, ' 36; Secretary ' .U. ' ii; Verse Speaking Choir. ' 34. ' 35: Production StatT for " The Late Christopher Bean. " ' 34. and " Hedda Gablcr. " ' 35; Highest Scholarship in Junior Class. ' 35 ; Panhellenic Banquet. ' 35; Pi Mu Theta. ' 35. ' 3(. ; College Cluli Scholarship. ' 36. McKINNEY, PAUL Commerce and Finance Delta Sigma Fhi. sergeant-at-Arnis. ' 34. ' 3.i ; Presi- dent. ' 35. ' 36; Alpha Omega. Secretary. ' :-. , " 36; In- tramural Athletics, ' ii, ' 34, ' 35. MATTHEW, JOHN Liberal Arts Sigma . lpha Epsilun ; Fuotliall. ' 34. ' 35. MEHMKEN, HERMAN Engineering Administration Football, ' il. ' i . ' 34. ' 35; Baseball, ' ii. ' 34. ' 35. ' 36; Alpha Omega, ' 35. ' 36; Vice-President of Independents, ' 35. ' 36; Intramural .Vthletics. ' il. ' ii. ' 34, ' 35. MITCHELL, C. W. Engineering Administration Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Herald, ' 34. ' 35 ; Correspitndent. ' 35. ' 36; Director of Publicity and Activities. ' 35, ' 36; Intranniral Manager. ' 33- ' 36; Bo.xing Champion. ' 33. ' 34; a Donor of the Cement University Sign on I ' air- view Avenue, ' 35. MORflN, MARK Liberal Arts Hand. M3, ' ? i Orchestra, ' J!3, ' 33. ' 34. ' 35. ' 36; Co- nant Society. ' 35. " 36; Orchestra for " Robin Hood. " ' 32; " Martha, " ' 35; Millikin Representative on Coni- nuinity Chest Youth Panel. " 34. MORENZ, ELMER Liberal Arts Tau Kappa Epsilon ; Decaturian, ' 34. ' 35 : Clermaii Club. ' 34. " 35. ' 36; Orchestra ' 34, ' 35; Band. ' 34. ' 35; A Capella Choir. ' 34, ' 35, ' 36; " Taming of the Shrew, " ' 34 ; Tennis, ' 36. OBERMEYER, CHARLES Liberal Arts Alpha Omega. Treasurer, ' 35. ' 36 ; Independents. Treasurer. ' 35. ' 36; Student Council. ' 35, ' 36; Co- nant Society, ' ?i, ' 36 ; German Club, President. ' 33 ; A Capella Choir, ' i2, ' ii. ' 34. " 35; " Robin Hood. " " 32; Spring Recital. ' 35; Verse-Speaking Choir, " 34. ' 35; Treasurer of Sophomore Class. ' 34; International Xight Committee, ' 34, ' 35: German Play, ' 35; Intra- murals, ' 32 ; " Your Uncle Dudley. " ' ii ; " Merchant of Venice, " ' 34 ; " Taming of the Shrew, " ' iS ; " Would- Be Gentleman, " ' 36; " The Swan, " ' 34; One-Act Plays, ' 34; " Double Door, " ' 35; " As You IJke It. " ' 36 ; Biology Laboratory Assistant. ' 35, ' 36 ; Millidek Campus Leader, " 36. MiUldiik Page 29 gA(u PONDER, RUTH Home Economics Delta Delta Delta: Y. W. C. A., 28. ' 29, ' JO; Spanish Club, ' 8- ' J0 ; Chairman of Recreation, ' 29, " 30 ; Home Economics Club. ' 28-M6 ; Orchestra, 35 ; Delegate to State Home Economics Convention. ' 29; Honors in Scholarship. ' 28, ' 29, ' 30; Attended Illinois State Xormat at Normal, ' 30. ' 31. summer of ' 32 ; I ' niversily of HIinois, summer of ' 35. RflDEMPlCHER, WALTER Manual Arts Education Sigma Alpha Epsilon : Football. ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Baseball, ' ii, ' 34; Intraniurals, ' i , ' 34. ROSS, MELLROY Manual Arts Education Delta Sigma Phi ; Kappa Phi Kappa. President ' 36 : Alpha Omega: Football. ' 32. ' 33. ' 34, ' 35. SANKS, HAROLD Commerce and Finance (No photograph) Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Corresponding Secretary. ' 34, ' ice- President. ' 34. ' 35. President, ' 35 ; Alpha Omega, Treasurer, ' 34. ' 35 : Senior Basketball Manager, ' 34, ' ih ; Intramural Sports, ' ii, ' 34. STEPHENSON, LENORE Liberal Arts Secretary of Junior Class. ' 34, ' 35 ; Senior Tea Com- mittee. ' 36 : Athletic Board of Control, ' 34, ' 35, ' 36, Secretary ' 35. ' 36; W. A. A.. Business Manager. ' 33. ' 34. Treasurer. ' 34. ' 35; Independent Women, Treas- urer, ' i2, ii, ' 34. President. " 34 ; Independents, " ice-President. ' 34, 35 ; Ping-pong Tournament Run- nei-up. ' 34, ' 36; Champion. ' 35 ; Student Manager of Annual Tennis Tournament. ' 34, " 35 ; Student Man- ager of Performance of Ted Shawn ' s Dancers, ' 34. STOOKEY, MflRGflRET Liberal Arts Parson ' s Junior College, " 33, ' 34; Miliikin ' erse- Speaking Choir. ' 35. VAN AUSDAL, ARCHIE Commerce and Finance Basketball, ' ii, ' 34, ' 35; Baseball, ' 34, ' 35, ' 36. WEESNER. MARY Commerce and Finance Delta Delta Delta, Marshal. ' 34. ' 35. ■3t,; Le Cercle Francais, " 34. WELGE, HELEN Liberal Arts Zeta Tau Alpha. Treasurer. ' 33. ' 34. ' 35. ' 36 ; Guard. ' 34, ' 35. House Manager. ' 35. ' 36; Panhellenic, ' 34. ' 35 ; Y. W. C. A.. ' 32- ' 36 ; Freshman Commission, ' 32, •3i; Band, ' 32- ' 36. Page 30 936 $MU WOOD, MARY FRANCES Liberal Arts Pi Beta Plii. CorrcspniiHins Secretary, ' .Ki, ' .ij, Pres- ident, ' j.S. ' .16: Pi ,Mu Theta, Sergeant-at-Arnis. ' JS. ' . 6 : , W. C. A., Freshman Commission, ' iz, ' il ; Publicity Cliairman. M,!, ' .U ; Program Chairman, ' ii, VU; Le Cercic Francais, ' il- ' ib; First Vice-President, JS, ' 36; French Prize, ' 3,i ; International Night Com- mittee, ' ii. ' .U; Chairman. ' .U ; German Club. ' ii. ' J4, ' JS; Conant Society, ' ii. ' 34. ' 35: Vice-President, ' 35, ]36 : Costume Committee for " If Booth Had Missed, " ' 34 : Town and Gown Patronage Committee, ' ii. ' 34: Millikin X ' espers Proi)erty Committee. ' .U : Secretary of Panhellenic. ' 33. ' ih. YOUNG, CHARLES E. Commerce and Finance Signia .Mj.ha Epsilon. Secretary, ' 35, Warden. ' 36; Business Staff of Decaturian. ' .14; Business .Manager of Miilidek. ' 36; Kemper Military Academy. ' 3J- ' 34 ; Co-Business Manager of " As You Like It. " YOUNGE, ALICE Liberal Arts Alpha Chi Omega. Lyre Editor. ' 34. ' 35. ' 36, .Social Chairman. ' 34 ; A Cajiella Choir, ' ii ; Le Cercle Fran- cais, Treasurer. ' 35; W- A. A.. Vice-President. ' 35: ' ' .Much Ado About Nothing. " ' ii ; " Where .Arc We. " ' 34: " The Swan. " ' 34: Second Prize in Sophomore Division of French Contest, ' 34. SENIOR OFFICERS ' ACTIVITIES NEWTON, FRED Commerce and Finance APPEL, VEVA JUNE Applied Music Delta Delia Delta. Chaplain. ' 34. ' 35. ' 36; V. W. C. ., President of Freshman Commission. ' i2. ' ii: Mil- likin Orchestra. 3_ ' - ' 36: .Soloist with Orchestra. ' 33- ' 36: Miilidek Staff. ' 34: Queen Nira. ' ii: Millikin Trio: Secretary of Senior Class, ' i ' i. ' 36; Review Campus Leader. ' 35 ; .Scholarship Award for Delta Delta Delta; Panhellenic Scholarship Banquet, ' i . ' 36; Silver Kappa Key, ' 35; Millikin Troupe, ' 34; Miilidek Campus Leader, ' 36. ALSIP, JANET Liberal Arts Pi Beta Phi. Vice-President. ' 33. ' 34. Pledge Super- visor, ' ii. ' 34, Social Chairman, ' 34, ' 35, Recintling .Secretary, ' 35. ' 36: Pi Mu Theta. President. ' 35. ' 36: . W- C. A., Freshman Commission, ' 32. ' ii Lc Cercle Francais, First X ' ice-President. ' ii, ' 34, Chair- man of International .Vight. ' 35 : W. A. A.. Secre- tary. ' 33. ' 34; Ping- Pong Tournament. ' 34: His Blue Serge Suit- ' ii; The Valiant. ' 35: Co-Chairman of Town and Gown Patronage Committee. ' 35. ' 36 ; Co- nant Society. ' 34. ' 35. ' 36 ; Property Committee for Martha. ' 35 : Verse-Speaking Choir. ' 34. ' 35 ; Busi- ness Manager, ' 35 ; Decaturian. Columnist, ' 32. ' ii. ' 34 I!ditor, ' 34. ' 35. ' 36, Contributing Editor, ' 35 ; Miili- dek. Feature StafT. ' ii. ' 34. ' 35, ' 36; Junior Prom Oueen. ' 35; ice-President of Sophomore Class ' 34; ire-President of Senior Class. ' 36: Wh.i ' s Who in . mcrican Colleges, ' 36: Miilidek Campus Leader. ' ih. BROWN, PAUL Commerce and Finance Tau Kaiipa Epsilon. .Secietary. ' 35. ' 36: Debate Team, ' 34. ' 35. ' 36: Illinois Intercollegiate Debate, " 36: Brown Debate, ' 35, ' 36; Decaturian Business Staff, ' ii. ' 34; Where Are We, ' 34; If Booth Had Missed, ' ii : Senior Class Treasurer, ' 36. Atiliidck Page 31 MU Qunli uniot6 Page 32 AiU Qtiniot O ' nmceti President Vice-President Secretary . Treasurer Frank Benson Margaret Prichard Margaret Jane Storment Robert Cobb Page 33 Adllidek A(U k v First Row: flUen, Bohlen, Bolin, Connolly, Crawford, Second Row: Davis, Donovan, Edwards, Grissom, Grote. Third Row: Grove, E., Hall, Hart, Hill, Holmes. Fourth Row: Huss, Keyl, Kortum, Livesay, Lowe. Fifth Row: Martin, Nims, Rohrbaugh, Sanks, Smith. Page 34 936 gMU First Row: Stacy, Strom, Vannier, Wilhelmy. Second Row: Wood, Young. Page 35 MiUidak oyilt oinotQ5 Page 36 $MU 1936 gA(u Soak omote President . , , Vice-Piesident Secretary , , Treasurer . , Oii!. icet5 John Williams Sara Mae Hugenberger Evelyn Hartwig , Otto Gravenhorst AiiUidek Page 37 First Row: Bailey, Baird, Baldwin, Beall, Beals. Second Row: Brown, Dipper, Eakin, Forbes, Frazier. Third Row: Garriott, Hammer, Harris, Heffron, Hindman. Fourth Row: Jenuine, Logan, McRoberts, Mangrum, Mills. Fifth Row: Mullen, Fatten, Pippin, Ridgley, Scheer. Page 38 936 gMU First Row: Schlick, Schlie, Scott, Sears, Shoalf. Second Row: Slivka, Smith, Stauder, Stookey, Thorp Third Row: Tucker, Tuschhoff, WaUon, Ward, Wilson. Fourth Row: Wilson, Zimmer. MtUldak Page 39 MU 7te5k men Page 40 936 gMU ' mm President Phil Miller Vice-President lessie McKeown Secretary Uldene Latowsky Treasurer Carl Swartz Page 41 MiUidi k MU amk Bfe First Row: flckerly. Barkely, Bateman, Serge, Bowers. Second Row: Brehm, Breyfogle. Brown, Burgett. Bush. Third Row: Camp, Churchill, Cooney, Davis, H, L,, Davis, W. L. Fourth Row: Denz, Dipper, Dixon, Donnell, Dotson. Fifth Row: Dupuy, Fleenor, Freiberg, Garver, Geiger. Page 42 1936 gMU First Row: Gray, Greider, Griggs, Grove, M-, Hones. Second Row: Hess, Hobbs, Horn, Hujfer, Hunter. Third Row: Jackson, Johnson, Kiefer, McClelland, McDermott. Fourth Row: Michl, Miller, Morris, Ozee, Reid. Fifth Row: Rink, Ritchie, Robertson, Romine, Ross. Page 43 MiUidek gjiu First Row: Sayer. Sorrells, Stauber, Stephenson, Stoutenborough. Second Row: Sweney, Thompson, Troutman, Turney, Walker. Page 44 936 MU on5 eti atottf Page 45 MUlid k A(U Winihted. St. iate Mintutn Director of Conservatory Private Study, violin Chicago Musical College Study with Hugo Kortschak American Conservatory Study, Berlin, Germany Page 46 1936 gjtu THOMAS GRANT HADLEY Professor of Voice Mu3- D , Hinshaw Conservatory of Music Graduate, Northern Indiana Normal School of Music Private Study, R. fl. Phelps and G. Willard Munro Studios Professional Concert Work MAYME ETHEL IRONS Instructor in Music Education B. S. in Mus. Education, Columbia University Diploma, Northwestern University School of Music DORIS LYONS SMALLWOOD Instructor in Piano B. S. in Mus., Millikin University WILNA MOFFETT Instructor in Piano and Organ B. S. in Mus., Millikin University Diploma in Piano, Millikin Conservatory of Music Diploma in Organ, Millikin Conservatory of Music FLORENCE D. ROYCE Instructor in Kindergarten-Primary Certificate, Millikin Conservatory of Music LOUISE WATSON HELMICK Instructor m Voice Certificate, Wesleyan College of Music Certificate, Cosmopolitan School o| Mu.si ANNETTE VAN DYKE Instructor of Eurythmics Diploma, Hinman School Imperial Russian Ballet School Vestofj-Serova School One season virith the Chicago Grand Opera Ballet MARY HEIDEMAN BRANDT Instructor in Violin B. S. in Mus., Millikin University Page 47 MiUid ,k gMU EDNA CHILDS Instructor in Piano Diploma and Certificate, Millikin Conservatory of Music Institute of Musical Hrt, New York Teachers College, New York flrnerican Conservatory, Chicago STELLA MAE CHITTUM Instructor in Piano Diploma, Millikin Conservatory of Music B. S. in Mus,, Millikin Conservatory of Music ALICIA SKEET Instructor in Wind Instruments B. S. in Mus. Ed., Millikin University Sigma Alpha Iota AVA HILL CALDWELL Secretary of the Conservatory JOSE ECHANIZ Professor of Piano Graduate of Escuelas Pias, Guanabacoa, Cuba Graduate o( Falcon Conservatory of Music, Havana, Cuba Concert tours through Europe, Canada, and United States WALTER EMCH Assistant Professor of Musical Theory B. S., University of Illinois B. S. in Mus., University of Illinois M. S. in Mus., University of Michigan HAROLD CLYDE HESS Professor of Violin fl. B., Ohio State University Diploma, Fayetteville Conservatory of Music Study with Caesar Thompson, in Europe HENRIETTA CLARK MILLER Instructor in Piano B. S. in Mus., Millikin University fl. B., Millikin University MARY BLANCH WILLIAMSON Assistant Professor of Kindergarten-Primary fl. B., University of Chicago fl. M., Columbia University Diploma and Certificate, Oberlin Kindergarten-Primary College Page 48 1936 gA(u First row : Williams, Latowsky, Dotson, Strom, Bredehoft, Pricliard, Rolirbaugh, Wilhclmy, Glenn. Second row: Thompson, Hope. McClelland, Bolin, Berge, Michl, Randall, Fraser, Young, Connor, Davis, W. H., Blowers. Third row: Luka, Morenz, Monson, Haird, Dansby, Ackerly, Keyl, Stauher, Kagy, Hennessey, Koukl. Bell. appdLa t?kolt The A Cappella Choir under the direction of Grant Hadley, is composed not only of Conservatory students but of all university students who are inter- ested in choral work. The choir ' s singing has contributed much to the college chapel program. In the fall, the choir presented a beautiful production of Flotow ' s " Martha. " In the spring the choir gave a program and performance over the radio. Page 49 Atilildek gA(u (ytckeitta The Millikin University orchestra under the direction of Harold Clyde Hess and Jose Echaniz, guest conductor, gave two concerts this year. On the first concert, December 13, Ruth Rink, violinist, was presented as soloist with Hess conducting and Henrietta Clark Miller, pianist, with Jose Echaniz conducting. In the sprina concert, Zelna Lucas, pianist, and Veva June Appel, violinist, appeared as soloists, Mr. Echaniz conducted for the piano number. Page 50 1936 MU Mattka The A Cappella Choir gave a beautiful performance of Flotow ' s opera " Martha. " Grant Hadley directed the music; Mrs. Grant Hadley the acting; and Annette Van Dyke the dances. Two of the loveliest arias were " The Last Rose of Summer, " sung by Louise Bredehoft as Martha, and " M ' Appari " sung by John Norman as Lionel, Mar- tha ' s lover. A quartet composed of Louise Bredehoft, John Norman, Beulah May and Kenneth Hennessey sang the difficult " Spinning Song. " Among the prettiest scenes were those in Lady Harriet ' s boudoir, the county fair, and Lionel ' s cottage. Cast Lady Harriet, Martha Louise Bredehoft Nancy, Julia Beulah May Lionel John Norman Plunkett Kenneth Hennessey Sir Tristan William Davis Sheriff George Bolser First Maid Mary Strom Second Maid Virginia Bolin Third Maid . Margaret Jane Storment Old Woman Beatrice Hill Butler Lee Hope AtiUidak Page 51 MU TotmaL Kecliali Several interesting recitals were given this year. The piano recitals in- cluded Zelna Lucas, a senior, who also played as soloist with the orchestra; Jane Larsen, a junior; and Henrietta Clark Miller, who is a member of the Conservatory faculty. Those who gave voice recitals were Mary Strom, soprano, and Beatrice Hill, contralto, both juniors; Virginia Bolin, soprano, and Beulah May, contralto. Of special interest was a joint recital given by Louise Bredehoft, soprano, and Zelna Lucas, pianist, and Veva June Appel, violinist. S n otmai Qecltali Each Friday afternoon at 4:30 a student recital was held in Kaeuper Hall. These short, interesting programs were free of charge and all Millikin stu- dents, faculty members and townspeople were invited to attend. The recitals were presented for the purpose of helping music pupils gain poise and self- assurance before appearing before larger, more formal audiences. Three or four students appeared on each afternoon program. Page 52 936 MU cL loie ch.ani-1 Jose Echaniz, internationally known pianist, completed his fourth year as head of the piano department of Millikin Conservatory this year. During the past four years, Mr. Echaniz has thrilled Decatur with his concerts. In addition to his teaching and public performances, Senor Echaniz has appeared as guest conductor of the Millikin orchestra and he has been regular conductor of the Decatur Civic Symphony. His concert engagements this year have included three appearances as soloist with the Philadelphia Symphony, twice in Philadelphia and once in New York with Iturbi conducting; two re- citals in New York, one in the Town Hall and the other in the Barbizon Plaza Hotel; and other recitals in Florida, North Dakota, Washington, D. C, Wiscon- sin, and Texas. Mliiikln " Tt ' io Violin Veva June Appel Violincello Virginia Bolin Piano Jane Larsen Among the most active of the Conservatory group performers is the Milli- kin Trio. This year, the Trio played in many of the smaller towns near De- catur; in nearly all the local club and society meetings; in Beverly Hills at the P. T. A. district convention; at the State Lions Club meet and on the new broadcasting station at Tu.scola. Page 53 gMU First row : Williams, Glenn, Strom, Luces Second row : Pease, McDavid, Bolin, Mertz, HiII, Larseit. Statna -Oijolia Dota Founded; Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1903. Established: 1917. Became professional; 1933. Colors; Crimson and white. Badge; Jewelled Pipes of Pan. Flower; Jack rose. The S. A. I. ' s have a new room in the conservatory which has been beauti- fully decorated with new furniture. This year, the sorority gave three import- ant musicales; the Christmas Vespers, the Easter Vespers, and the Spring musi- cale. In the fall they gave a dance to which all of Sigma Alpha lota and Phi Mu Alpha chapters in Illinois were invited. Five S. A. I. ' s gave recitals this past year. Zelna Lucas, pianist; Jane Lar- sen, pianist, Mary Strom and Virginia Bolin, sopranos, and Charlotte Glenn, violinist. Page 54 1936 A(U OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Corresponding Secretary Treasurer Chaplain . . Sergeant-at-arms Mary Strom Virginia Bolin . , . . Zelna Lucas Martha McDavid . . Charlotte Glenn Madolyn Pygman Marianne Williams MEMBERS Seniors Zelna Lucas Charlotte Glenn Juniors Virginia Bolin Beatrice Hill Mary Strom Jane Larsen Sophomore Janet Mer1z Graduate Martha Hugh McDavid Margaret Lancaster Adelaide Pease Madolyn Pygman Marianne Williams Milliddk Page 55 A(U OFFICERS President: William Caldwell Vice-President: Lee Hope Secretary: Glenn Richardson Treasurer: Morris Noland Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia was founded in the New England Conservatory o| Music at Boston, Massachusetts, in 1898 and has grown to embrace 58 chap- ters, of which Millikin ' s Beta Theta is the fiftieth. Membership in Phi Mu Alpha is open to men studying music, those whose profession is of musical nature, and men who are interested in the field although they are not performers. The purpose of the fraternity is to promote music in America in every way possible, whether it be confined to the schools, churches, or to the community at large. Page 56 1936 Cytaani7ation5 MU Tke 1936 MiUidek EMILY JANE WOOD Editor CHARLES E. YOUNG Business Manager MiUid k Page 61 gA(u First row: Kiefer, Doniiell, Chodat, Reid. E, J, Wood, Carr. Second row: Greider. Brchm. Bean, Kyle, Young, Lewis. Beall, Alsip. 936 MlUldek ta Editor Emily Jane Wood Business Manager Charles E. Young Assistant Editor Olive Ruth Martin Art Editor Marion Carr Men ' s Athletics Forrest R. Kyle Assistant Art Editor Bets C. Brehm Women ' s Athletics Mary Helen Vannier Conservatory Editor Mary Strom Feature Editor Janet Alsip Organization Editor Marie Slivka Organization Staff — Elizabeth Geiger, Jarnes Beaumont, Frank Benson, Nettie Donnel. Class Editors — Freshman: La Raine Greider; Sophomore: Eve- lyn J-lartv ig; Junior: Gladys Nims; Senior: Helen Ruth Chodat. Faculty Staff Annabel McKinney, Mary Johnson Snapshot Editor John Bean Snapshot Assistant Rosemary Reid Typists — Jesse McKeown, Lois Crawford, Dan Smith, Jean Beall Subscription Staff — Jesse McKeown, Doris Sayre, Virginia Garver, Phil Miller, William Davis, Max Klinghoffer, Charles Reeder. Page 62 i936 g HU First row: Golz, King, Welge. Kiefer, Allen, Dawson, Hammer. Second row: Hugenberger, Kyle, Brilton, Lewis, Alsip, E, J. Wood. Editors Forrest R. Kyle, Janet Alsip Business Managers Lewis Britton, Forrest R. Kyle Business Assistants Scott Barkley, Frank Russell Sports Editor Bud Lewis Society Editor Emily Jane Wood Society Reporters — Fern Logan, Maiianna Hammer, Helen Welge, Betty Ward, Doris Sayre, Sara Mae Hugenberger. Feature Staff — Ruth King, Wilbur Golz, Max Klinghoffer, Marie Slivka. News Reporters — Mildred Schlie, Bill Caldwell, Beatrice Boyd, John Williams, Mary Allen, Bill Davis, Marion Kiefer. Editorial Advisor Clarence Browne Business Advisor Joseph Gauger The Decaturian, published every week by the students of the University, was founded in 1903. The newspaper is a charter member of the Illinois College Press Association, a member of the National Scholastic Press Association, and the Associated Collegiate Press. The National Advertising Service, Inc. is the Decaturian ' s exclusive advertising representative. Page 63 MiUidA MU First row : C. Garriott, Scott. Hlackbiirn, Chodat. Hessler. Second row : McXabb, Martin, Obermeyer, Linn, Beck, Palmer. Adams. Student Gal inei OFFICERS President: Robert Linn Secretary: Helen Ruth Chodat The Student-Faculty Cabinet, now known as the Student Council, devoted the greater port of its meetings to the preparation of a constitution to be presented for the approval of the student body as a whole. Functions of the Council, as performed in past years, included the nominations for and supervision of class elections, and the appointment of editors and business managers of publications. Mr. Clarence Browne was appointed by the Council as editorial advisor, and Mr. Joseph Gauger as financial advisor of the Decaturion. Dr. Hessler entertained the Council several times during the year in his home. MEMBERS SENIORS JUNIORS SOPHOMORES FACULTY Robert Linn Mary Strom Laura Belle Scott Miss Blackburn Helen Ruth Chodat Raymond Adams Chris Garriott Dr. Palmer Charles Obermeyer Olive Ruth Martin Mr. McNabb Roberta Beck Page 64 1936 $MU I ' ll St inw: jttliiisim, btephfiisun, Kiefer. Second row : Cole, Miller, Gill, Russell, Head. Hessler. ■Otkietlc Hoatd o (2onttoL Chairman: Leo T. Johnson Secretary: Lenore Stephenson The Athletic Board of Control is the organization which determines the athletic policy of the university. The board is composed of the dean of the college, the athletic coaches, three faculty members, an alumnus and two students who are selected by the Student Council and elected by the faculty members of the board. This year President Hessler acted on the board in place of Dean Miller. The Dean and Athletic Director Johnson are ex-officio members. Fi- nances of the athletic department are administered by this organization. As in past years, the board was in charge of presenting letters and sweaters to members of the football and basketball teams. Page 65 AiiUidi k g HU First row : TuschhofF, Scott, Hedrick, Prichard, Carr. Second row : Stacy, M. F. Wood, Smith, Fulcher, Hess. ) ankelL enic OFFICERS President: Julia Fulcher Secretary: Mary Frances Wood Treasurer: Marion Carr Social Chairman: Kathryn Stacy 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 Panhellenic brought to Millikin the Oberlin Girls Glee Club. The girls were entertained at a tea given in the Browsing Room in the Library. Panhellenic also sponsored the Inter-fraternity Sing on April 28. This event was originated last year on the Millikin campus, and promises to become a Millikin tradition. The annual scholarship banquet on April 3 at Aston Hall 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 woman from each Greek-letter organization. Dr. Bell was the speaker at the banquet, and a musical program was given by Margaret Jane Storment and Jane Larsen. Other members of the Panhellenic board are: Margaret Jane Storment, Laura Belle Scott, Margaret Prichard, Jane Larsen, Mary Tuschhoff, and Mrs. Hess, the advisor. Page 66 936 A(U I ' iist row: R ' ilirt»aiigli. illu itii . Second row : E. J. Wood. McKiiiiifv. Scott, TiischhofT. 1 . W. (2. . OFFICERS President: Annabel McKinney. Vice-President: Helen Ruth Chodat. Secretary: Ruth Rohrbaugh. Treasurer: Dorothy Wilhelmy. Publicity Chairman: Emily Jane Wood. Social Chairman: Laura Belle Scott. World Relations: Mary Tuschhoff. The first program on Y. W. this year was a talk by Miss Flora Ross about her recent trip abroad, which was followed by a " Gypsy Tramp " through Fair- view Park. At the Homecoming game Y. W. sponsored the sale of " Mums " ; and held a Japanese sale at Christmas. On the week-end of March 6, 7, 8, the Southern Illinois Y. W. C. A. Con- ference was held at Millikin. The hostesses and guests saw " The Would-Be Gentleman " on Friday night; several interesting meetings and programs were held Saturday; and after the semi-formal dinner on Saturday night, Bradley Tech. gave a program. The traditional Easter retreats and Vesper services were held. During May, Y. W. sponsored the annual May Breakfast and Ge- neva Tag Day. Page 67 Mmid ,k MU First row : Alsip, Croxton, Baker, Chodat. Second row : M. F. Wood, McKinney, Lake, X i Mu " Tkata Otiicers President: Janet Alsip. Vice-President: Virginia Baker. Secretary Treasurer: Helen Ruth Chodat. Marshall: Mary Frances Wood. Faculty Advisor: Bonnie Blackburn. Pi Mu Theta is a senior woman ' s honorary fraternity. In 1914, it was founded for the recognition of high scholarship and participation in extra-curricular activities. The members are elected at the end of their junior year. The mem- bers this year were Helen Ruth Chodat, Janet Alsip, Cynthia Croxton, Mary Frances Lake, Mary Frances Wood, Annabel McKinney, and Virginia Baker. Page 68 1936 First row : McKinney. Lewis, Bean. Newton. Second row : Ross, Kyle, Linn, Klinghoffer, Obernicyer. ■fUnka O ' mea, met} a OFFICERS President: John Bean Vice-President: Fred Newton Secretary: Paul McKinney Treasurer: Charles Obermeyer Alpha Omega is the senior honorary men ' s fraternity and is composed of three members from each fraternity and three independents who are chosen during their junior year by the active members. This year Alpha Omega sponsored the first dance of the year in the gym, the frosh cap sale, the Homecoming dance and at the end of the first semester, the " Flunker ' s Frolic. " Alpha Omega was also in charge of printing and dis- tribution of student directories, presented the award for the best decorated house at Homecoming, and furnished intramural athletic cups and medals. Complete membership this year consisted of: Fred Newton, Forrest R. Kyle and Harry Lewis of S. A. E.; John Bean, Robert Linn and George Coutant of T. K. E.; Lewis Britton, Mellroy Ross and Paul McKinney of D. S. P.; and Charles Ober- meyer, Max Klinghoffer and Herman Mehmken of the Independents. Page 69 MiUid ,k MU First row : T Second row : V " . Kyle, id. Rohrliaugh, Wilhcimy, Chodat. McCaslin. E. J. Wood, Alsip, Martin, Biggs. M. K. Wood, Obernieyer. Gonani Socieiu OFFICERS President: Helen Ruth Chodat Vice-President: Mary Frances Wood Treasurer: Emily Jane Wood Keeper of the Archives: Annabel McKinney Conant Society is formed of English majors of the upper classes and members invited from other departments who are especially interested in English. The society was delightfully fortunate last March in being able to give a special tea for Miss Elizabeth Drew, eminent British critic, author and playwright, at Miss Charline Wood ' s home. Beautifully printed cards were given to each member announcing the year ' s program. THE YEAR WITH CONANT Oct. 22 — " The Daring Young Man in the Orient, " by David Wood. At the Pi Beta Phi house. Chairman: Janet Alsip. Nov. 19 — " Poets and Peaks, " by Madeline B. Smith. At the Sigma Alpha Ep- silon house. Chairman: Forrest R. Kyle. Dec. 18 — Wassail and Carols. At Miss Charline Wood ' s home. Chairman: Mary Frances Wood. Feb. 18 — " Literarische Wanderlust, " by Miss Flora Ross. At the Delta Delta Delta house. Chairman: Dorothy Wilhelmy. March 17 — " Innocents Abroad, " by Mr. A. T. Mills. At the home of Mr. Mills. Chairman: Annabel McKinney. April 21 — " Une Liseuse en ' Voyage en France, " by Miss Bonnie Blackburn, At the W. M. Wood home. Chairman: Emily Jane Wood. May 19 — Formal Dinner. At Sunnyside Country club. Chairman: Ruth Rohr- baugh. Page 70 936 gMU First row : Hewitt, Blackburn. Patton, Wiliielmy, Roiirbaugh, Sayre. Second row; Mangrum, Younge. Martin, Geiger, Horn, M. F. Wood. Jle ffetcle Ttancali Officers President: Mary Frances Lake. Vice-President: Mary Frances Wood. Second Vice-president: Dorothy Wilhelmy. Secretary: Margaret Mangrum. Treasurer: Janet Patton. Faculty Advisors: Miss Blackburn and Miss Ross. Le Cercle Francais was organized twenty-one years ago for the purpose of improving conversation and acquainting the members with the customs and Fiterature of France. Any student taking advanced French is eligible to mem- bership in the club. Those who have made high grades in Intermediate French at the end of the first period are invited to join the organization. The meet- ings are conducted in French. The Christmas meeting was held at the Pi Beta Phi house and consisted of Christmas songs and a play. Miss Saiber from Alsace-Lorraine was a guest. Miss Ross spoke of her recent trip to Paris and showed moving pictures that she took, at the January meeting at the Delta Delta Delta house. Page 71 Adiiidck ' - MU Tc ou n an d gc own Three major productions were presented again this year by the Town and Gown Players under the direction of Professor McNobb. Each play enjoyed tremendous success and played before a capacity audience in the university auditorium. Elizabeth McFadden ' s " Double Door " v os the play chosen for the Homecom- ing week-end, and presented Jean Davidson in the leading role. Other import- ant roles were taken by James Hagan and Marianna Hammer. The six one-act plays presented each year by the Play Production Class were presented De- cember 17 and 19. The plays this year were " For Distinguished Service, " by Florence Knox, " The Clod, " by Lewis Beach, " Tickless Time, " by Susan Glasp- ell, " Box and Cox, " by J. M. Morton, " Trifles, " by Susan Glaspell, and " Wurzell- Flummery, " by A. A. Milne. " Would-Be Gentleman " (Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme) by Moliere, was pre- sented March 6 with the capable Bushrod Sattle y in the leading role. Other major parts were played by Charles Obermeyer, Helen Crowder, James Hagan, and Athalee Connolly. For the fourth consecutive year, the Town and Gown Players produced a Shakespeare play during commencement week. This year " As You Like It " was presented, with Jean Davidson and James Hagan in the leading roles. Page 72 936 gMU First row: Allen. Towner. Kortmn. l oliinson. Second row: Grissoni, Russeli, AIc.N ' ahh. Itaird. Members Mary Allen Frank Benson Donald Baird Paul Brown Scolt Towner Robert Grissom Wilbur Golz Elizabeth Kortum Raymond Russell Coach: Professor McNabb. Assistant: Dr. Robinson. This year the Debate Squad became a member of the Illinois Intercollegiale Debate League. Instead of traveling from college to college and hiring judges, the Debate Squads met at Normal on March 13, 14 and held the debates to- gether. Each coach acted as judge. Debates this year were with Eureka, Bradley, Principia, St. Louis University, Ohio Wesleyan University, West Virginia University, and Waynesburg College. Page 73 Adllidtek $MU First riiw Second Allen. Trnniho. Swenej ' , Robertson, Miller, Tucker, Bell, ruw : Edwards, Uaker, Trisch, Scott, Niins. Knotts, Hedrick. ■ffonte I-conomici Lult OFFICERS President Velma Allen Vice-President Nancy Hedrick Secretary Ruth Edwards Treasurer Laura Belle Scott Advisors Dr. Bell, Miss Trumbo The Home Economics Club, one of the first of its kind in the United States was organized in December, 1919. It not only enables the students of the depart- ment to keep up with the advances in Home Economics, but it also fosters development in leadership and programs along the line of the class work. The Millikin Club is affiliated with the American and the Illinois Home Econo- mics Associations. The Home Economics Club sold apples in the College Supply Store, and co- operated with the Town and Gown players by serving luncheons to them at two different times. They planned the Hi-Jinks party for all women on the campus and for woman seniors in Decatur and surrounding high schools. Page 74 1936 MU " et " Qeuiicke veteln OFFICERS President: Virginia Baker Secretary: Martha Brown Faculty Advisor: Miss Flora Ross The German Club was organized in 1934 for the purpose of giving German students a chance to promote the study of German conversation and the cus- toms of the country. The first meeting was held at the Alpha Chi Omega house under the super- vision of Miss Flora Ross who showed pictures of her trip through Germany the preceding summer and lectured on various spots of interest. The Christmas meeting was held at the Tri-Delt house. Olive Ruth Martin read a Christmas story, Charles Obermeyer read the original Christmas story, and Robert Grissom recited two German Christmas poems. German Christmas cookies were served. The third meeting was held at the home of Elmer Morenz. Dr. Hessler was the guest of honor and Mrs. Saiber, a resident of Decatur, spoke on her ex- periences in Alsace Lorraine during the World War. The members of the club met for the last time this year at a picnic. SJn dap en den ti OFFICERS President Max Klinghoffer Vice-President Rita Kell Secretary June Miller Treasurer Charles Obermeyer The first social function of the Independent men and women was a wiener roast held on the campus followed by a dance in Aston Hall. Late in the fall, an all-Millikin dance was sponsored by the Indees in the gym, which proved to be a great success. Christmas time found the Independents sponsoring a party in the Aston Hall dining room. After a Christmas dinner, carols were sung and gifts were exchanged. The last party of the year was a dance in the spring. The party was held in the Millikin gym, and was only for the Independents. Page 75 MAIN CORRIDOR MU INTERIOR OF LIBRARY Page 76 1936 gAiU (ftQalc Adilidck Page 77 A(U Kirst row : Kandall, Ross. Sayre. Second row: Donovan. Johnson. Fulclier. Beck. Larsen. Ynunge. Third row: Dotsoii. Ackerly, Michi. Hmwn. .Stauber, Stauder. Livesay. Founded: Depauw University. Established: Upsilon, 1913. Flower: Red Carnation. Colors: Scarlet and olive green. Pin: Golden lyre. The Alpha Chi Omega national convention and Golden Jubilee was held in June and July in White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, and Washington, D. C. Mar- garet Ellen Smith, official delegate, and Julia Fulcher were active members who attended the convention. Marion Pease Danver, alumna of Upsilon chapter was appointed province president at the beginning of the year. Julia Fulcher was president of Millikin Panhellenic, and Margaret Ellen Smith also represented Alpha Chi in Panhellenic. Roberta Beck was a member of the Student Cabinet and was named last spring in " Who ' s Who In Ameri- can Universities and Colleges. " Mary Johnson was on the Millidek staff. Jane Larsen, pianist for the Millikin trio presented a piano recital in the spring and was also on the social committee of the Junior class. Alice Younge was vice- president of the W. A. A. and a member of French Club. The social program of the year included a Thanksgiving Sweetheart dinner, a Christmas parly for actives and pledges, a Christmas formal in honor of the pledges, and a spring formal. A dinner for alumnae, actives, and pledges was given the first Monday of each month. Five pledges were given formal initiation February 26. Most of the active members attended the province convention at Madison, Wisconsin, in March. Page 78 936 gMU OFFICERS President: Julia Fulcher Vice-President: Roberta Beck Secretary: Helen Stauder Treasurer: Mary Johnson SENIORS Julia Fulcher Roberta Beck Alice Younge Mary Johnson JUNIORS Mary Donovan Jane Larsen Mary Livesay MEMBERS SOPHOMORES Matilda Fraser Helen Stauder Mary MuUin FRESHMEN Doris Sayre Ruth Ross Christina Ackerly Virginia Stauber La Raine Greider Eleanor Brown Mary MichI Gail Randall Norma Dotson Page 79 MiU ' Mk MU First row: Pritchard. Baldwin, Hall, Grove, E., Weesner. Appel, Denz, Latowsky. Ri hrliangh. Wilhelniy. Carr, King, Schlie. Second row: Logan, Martin, Giuve, M., Xinis, Key!, Garver, Berge, Brelim, Lake, Saiiks, Edwanls, Eakin, Hartwig, Crawford. Veita Vdta Velta Founded: Boston University. Established: Delta Epsilon, 1912. Colors: Silver, gold and blue. Badge: Crescent encircling three stars. Flower: Pansy. Delta Delta Delta has many members who are outstanding on the campus this year. Mary Frances Lake was president of Le Cercle Francois and a member of Pi Mu Theta. Veva June Appel was secretary of the Senror class and received a Kappa pin. Olive Ruth Martin was assistant editor of the Milli- dek and was on the Student Cabinet and the Decaturian Staff. Margaret Prichard was vice-president of the Junior Class, Evelyn Hartwig was secretary of the sophomore class, and Uldine Latowsky was secretary of the freshman class. Ruth Rohrbaugh was secretary of the Y. W. C. A,, Dorothy Wilhelmy was treasurer of the Y. W. C. A. and first vice-president of the French Club. Ruth Edwards was secretary of the Home Economics Club. Marion Carr, Bets Brehm, Evelyn Hartwig, Gladys Nims, and Lois Crawford were on the Millidek Staff. Ruth King, Fern Logan, and Mildred Schlie were on the Decaturian Staff. The social activities of the Delta Delta Delta included the Christmas formal, pledge dance, spring formal, faculty dinner, dinner in honor of national secre- tary, the traditional Founder ' s Day banquet, pansy luncheon for seniors, and the pansy breakfast. Page 80 1936 A(U OFFICERS President: Margaret Prichard Vice-President: Dorothy Wilhelmy Recording Secretary: Marion Carr Corresponding Secretary: Mary Frances Lake Treasurer: Elizabeth Grove Faculty Ad viser: Davida McCaslin SENIORS Veva June Appel Mary Weesner Ruth King Marion Carr Mary Frances Lake SOPHOMORES Evelyn Hartwig Marjorie Eakin Jessie Baldwin Fern Logan Mildred Schlie Margaret McRoberts MEMBERS JUNIORS Olive Ruth Martin Dorothy Wilhelmy Ruth Rohrbaugh Lois Cravirford Gladys Nims Elizabeth Grove Audrey Adele Hall Margaret Sanks Ruth Edwards Gertrude Keyl Margaret Prichard Gladys Mae Forbes Athalee Connally FRESHMEN Uldine Latowsky Bets Brehm Charlotte Denz Margaret Berge Marguerite Grove Ruth Troutman Virginia Garver Page Millidck g HU First row: Chodat, E. J. Wood, Sweney, M. Second row : Horn, Robertson, Griggs, Reid, F. Wood, Patten, Alsip, Ridgley. Atills, Stornient, Beall. Dipper, Geiger, Hill, Stoutenborough, McKeown, Hammer. Pi I?eta Pki Founded: Monmouth College, 1867. Established: Illinois Eta, 1912. Colors: Wine and Blue. Badge: Gold Arrow. Flower: Wine Carnation. The Pi Beta Phi national convention will be held in June at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago. It will be attended by Miss Locke tt, and Emily Jane Wood, the official chapter delegate. Since Illinois Eta plans to be hostesses one night several other Pi Phis plan to attend. Mary Frances Wood is secre- tary of Panhellenic, and vice-president of the French Club. Janet Alsip is president of Pi Mu Theta, vice-president of the Senior class, and Editor of the Decaturian. She also received a scholarship to the University of Illinois to obtain her Master ' s Degree for next year. Helen Ruth Chodat was vice-presi- dent of Y. W. C. A. and secretary-treasurer of Pi Mu Theta. She was awarded the Kappa Key for outstanding scholarship. Beatrice Hill pledged S. A. I. Janet Patton is treasurer of the French Club. Emily Jane Wood is Editor of the Milli- dek, and Society Editor of the Decaturian. Mary Frances Wood, Helen Ruth Chodat, and Emily Jane Wood are officers of Conant Society. Page 82 1936 MU OFFICERS 1935 1936 Mary Frances Wood President Maiy Frances Wood Margaret Jane Storment Vice-President Margaret Jane Storment Janet Alsip Recording Secretary Janet Alsip Emily Jane Wood Corresponding Secretary Janet Patton Elizabeth Mills Treasurer - Helen Ruth Chodat Jean Beall Historian Jean Beall Helen Ruth Chodat Pledge Supervisor Emily Jane Wood Faculty Adviser — Bonnie Blackburn MEMBERS SENIORS Janet Alsip Helen Ruth Chodat Mary Frances Wood SOPHOMORES Jean Beall Marianna Hammer Janet Patton Marie Ridgley Elizabeth Mills Elinor Shoaff JUNIORS Beatrice Hill Margaret Jane Storment Emily Jane Wood FRESHMEN Elizabeth Geiger Charlotte Griggs Ellen Horn Jesse McKeown Rosemary Reid Juanita Robertson Suzanne Stoutenborough Margaret Sweney Page 83 Atillidtck A(U First row: TuschhoflF, Stacy, Bixler. Wilson. Second row : Grossman, Churchill, Dixon, Allen, Walton, Hewitt. Tneta Upillon Founded: University of California, 1914. Established: 1933. Colors: Rainbow. Badge: Jewelled Theta superimposed upon a carved Upsilon. Flower: Iris. The president, Kathryn Stacy, delegate, and three alumnae attended the sixth national convention of Theta Upsilon at Pocono Manor Inn, Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania, June 24-28. The chapter opened a house this year at 1130 West North, the first house since the sorority has been established national. It was formerly Theta Gamma. They celebrated their third anniversary on the Millikin campus March 18. Dora Hewitt coached a one-act play and assisted with properties for other plays. Kathryn Stacy was a member of the junior class social committee. Mary Tuschhoff was a member of the sophomore class social committee and v as active in Y. W. C. A. Mary Allen was a member of the Woman ' s Debate team. Social activities of the year included a Homecoming dinner, open house tea, pledge tea-dance, pledge dance at Champaign, founder ' s day dinner, and formal dinner dance May 8. Page 1936 AtU OFFICERS President: Kathryn Stacy Vice-President: Mary Tuschhoff Secretary: Georgia Walton Treasurer: Dora Hewitt Chaplain: Mary Wilson SENIOR Dora Hewitt SOPHOMORES Mary Tuschhoff Mary Wilson Georgia Walton Bernice Bixler MEMBERS JUNIOR Kathryn Stacy FRESHMEN Mary Allen Ellen May Grossman Dorothy Dixon Margaret Churchill Eileen Ritchie Millid ,k Page 85 gA(U - t First row; Donnel, Welge, Croxton, Hexirick, Boyd. Miller, Ward. Second row; Bush, Trisch, Hugenberger. Hobljs, Scott. Baker. Founded: Farmville, Virginia, 1898. Established: Tau. 1912. Colors: Turquoise blue and steel gray. Badge: Jewelled shield. Flowers: White violet. The Zeta Tau Alpha national convention was held at Pasadena, California, this year and was attended by Nancy Hedrick, Dorothy Sellers, and Mary Catherine Graves. Sara Mae Hugenberger was vice-president of the sopho- more class and a member of the Decaturian staff. Laura Belle Scott was a member of the Student Cabinet, treasurer of the Home Economics Club and social chairman of the Y. W. C. A. Nancy Hedrick was vice-president of the Home Economics Club. Cynthia Croxton was a member of Pi Mu Theta. Nancy Hedrick and Laura Belle Scott represented Zeta in Panhellenic. Beatrice Boyd was on the Decaturian staff, and Nettie Donnel was a member of the Millidek staff. In October the national inspector. Miss Mariorie Glasson of Duke University was entertained by Tau chapter. She was honored by a tea. The social ac- tivities ot the year included a Thanksgiving Pledge Tea dance, pledge dance, Christmas dinner dance, a series of alumni teas, and a spring formal. Page 86 1936 A(U OFFICERS President: Nancy Hedrick Vice-President: Cynthia Croxton Secretary: Betty Ward Treasurer: Helen Welge Guard: Beatrice Boyd Historian: Cynthia Croxton MEMBERS SENIORS Cynthia Croxton Helen Welge Mary Trisch SOPHOMORES Laura Belle Scott Sara Mae Hugenberger Betty Ward Beatrice Boyd Cora Baker JUNIOR Nancy Hedrick FRESHMEN Nettie Donnel Eleanor Miller Mary Bush Jean Hobbs Page 87 MiUidak MU First row : Robinson, Thorp. Brooks, Corley, HiifFer, Kiefer. Sanders, McKinney. Second row : Jackson, Saffoid, Burgett, Freibe ig, Pabiier, Davis, Smith. Reeder, Schecr, Ross, Stiens, Grote, Barclay. Vdia Sic Pkl lama Founded: College of the City of New York Established: Alpha Lambda, 1921 Colors: Nile Green and White Badge: Diamond shaped with Delta Sigma Phi in gold Flower: White Carnation The Delta Sigs were the Volley ball champions for the year. Their initiation this year was held at the Chicago Beach Hotel, February 29. One of the most active and loyal members of the Delta Sigs, William Lewie Britton, was fatally injured in an automobile accident on December 31. Lewis was junior class president, vice-president of the Delta Sigma Phi, business manager of the Decaturian, a member of the Conant Society and the German Club. A memorial Chapel, the only one of its kind in the history of the school war. held in his honor. Page 1936 MU OFFICERS President. Paul B. McKinney Vice-President: G. A. Schlick Secretary: Dan Smith Treasurer: Hugli Grote MEMBERS SENIORS Paul McKinney Mellroy Ross Don Brooks SOPHOMORES Raymond E. Scheer Harold Thorpe G. A. Slick Charles Reeder George Sa(ford Merlyn Corley Don Stiens JUNIORS Dan Smith Hugh Grote FRESHMEN Chris Dupuy Eugene Burgett Harold Davis Bernard Huffer John Bently Milton Freiberg Lester Jackson Scott Barkley I H H H H- H H •tgLH MUUdi k Page 89 MU First row: Hall, Hanes. Baird. Miller. Second row: Mattliew, Sanks, Lewis, Kyle, Newton. Voung, Dawsnu, Mitcliell, Third row: Russell, Huff. Burns. Ross. Wright. Bell, Taylor. Kuhlc, Dipper. Fotuth row: Graveiihorst, Bowers, Jciiuine. Coe, Roati. McDermott. McDavid, Munch. Harris Slamci -f) I tan a I.iaiUon 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 This year, Illinois Delta of S. A. E., joined in the celebration of the Eightieth Anniversary of the founding of the fraternity. Nationally recognized as the largest national collegiate fraternity, numbering one-hundred and ten chapters, the Decatur celebration consisted of a Founders Day banquet at the chapter house, and was attended by the entire active chapter, and a delegation of sixty of the alumni of the local alumni chapter. Results of the class elections gave Fred Newton and Phil Miller presidency of the Senior and Freshman classes respectively, and Bay Gravenhorst treasurer of the Sophomore class. Representing athletics, Rademacher, Matthew, and Taylor were members of the football squad; Taylor also played varsity basket- ball, Kyle is a member of the golf team; and Dawson carries the Blue and White on the swimming team. Bud Lewis has served for three years as cheer leader for the school; Kuhle is intramural manager for the school; Kyle is Business Manager of the Decaturian; and Charles Young is Business Manager of the Millidek. Newton, Lewis, and Kyle are the three S. A. E. representatives in Alpha Omega. " Sig " received international publicity throughout the last year, as being the only dog to ever receive a college degree. Three farewell parties were given during the year; the first for Clarence Dea- kins, the second for Don Baker, and the third for ten graduating seniors. At the senior banquet, awards were presented to those seniors who have been prominent in school activities during their college career. Page 90 936 gMU OFFICERS 1935 1936 Forrest R. Kyle President Harry C. Lewis Fred Newton Vice-President Otto Gravenhorst Frank Russell Treasurer Frank Russell O W. Mitchell Corresponding Secretary C. W. Mitchell Charles Young Recorder Herbert Hall lohn Jenuine Warden Charles Young Herbert Hall Herald William Wright SENIORS Forrest Kyle HaiTy Lewis Fred Newton Harold Sanks C. W. Mitchell Wilber Dawson Herbert Hall Charles Young Walter Rademacher Clyde Matthew MEMBERS JUNIORS William Wright Frank Russell William Munch Dale Bell FRESHMEN Norman Hanes Phillip Miller Joe McDermott Aubrey Taylor George Bowers Howard Roan Noel Hudson SOPHOMORES John Jenuine Otto Gravenhorst Richard Huff Herbert Coe Lawrence Kuhl D. B. Folrath Donald Baird Jasper Ross Harold Harris W. A. Dipper MtUid zk Page 91 MU First row : Benson, Coutant, Brown, Williams. Cobb, Bean, Linn, Huss. Haliihan. Mannering. Second row: Davis, W. H., Hunter, Galley, Swartz, Hopkins, Gray, Heffron, Cooney, Arnold, Adams, Grissom, Sorrells, Murphey, Bailey. r. au Kavataa :My2c £.pi, yiilL lion Founded: Illinois Wesleyan, 1889. Established: Beta, 1909. Colors: Cherry and gray. Badge: Skull on triangle. Flower: Red carnation. The Takes started the year by winning, for the second consecutive year, the tin loving cup presented for the best stunt at the Millikm Mixer by Alpha Omega. A feature of the fraternity ' s social program this year was the all campus " Crow dinner, " the first of its kind in the Midwest. John Bean was elected president of Alpha Omega; Robert Linn was president of Student Cabi- net, a member of Alpha Omega, and was represented in the " Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Universities. " Paul Brown was on the debate team and served as Senior class treasurer. Frank Benson was also on the debate team and president of the Junior class. George Coutant was a member o[ Alpha Omega, and Raymond Adams was on Student Cabinet. Dan Halii- han and Roy Corzine both played varsity football and the former was on the basketball squad. Robert Cobb was Junior class treasurer, and John Williams Sophomore president. William Davis was taken into Phi Mu Alpha, sang in the choir, and played leading roles in both " Martha " and " The Would Be Gentleman. " A September rushing donee opened the Teke social affairs and was followed by a Harvest dance in November and the annual Christmas formal. A spring formal dmner dance and a May breakfast completed their social calendar. Page 92 936 gMu OFFICERS President Robert Linn Vice-President John Bean Secretary Paul Brown Treasurer Roy Corzine Chaplain Frank Benson Pledge Supervisor Royce Huss MEMBERS SENIORS SOPHOMORES FRESHMEN lohn Bean Richard Arnold Martin Cooney Paul Brown Roy Corzine Lloyd Evans George Coutant William Davis Allan Gray Edwin Freeh Dudley Heffron Junior Galley Dan Hallihan Everett Lewey Albert Hunter Robert Linn lohn Williams William Murphy Davis Mannering Richard Bailey Delbert Sorrells Elmer Morenz Carl Swartz Oscar Van Hall JUNIORS Bernard Watson Ray Adams Frank Benson Robert Cobb Royce Huss Wayne Grissom Faculty Advisor — Don Baker Page 93 Adiiidek $MU ASTON HALL Page 94 1936 - tllUtLC5 gMU Ripon 6 Millikin 14 Millikin 13 MiUikm Millikin 24 26 Millikin 12 1935 T ecatd Millikin Illinois College ,10 Illinois Wesleyan 7 Lake Forest , , .0 Valparaiso . , . Q Bradley Tech . , MUlldak Page 99 MU First row : Giraitis, Ross, Rademacher, Christman. Lauliei-, Melimken, Dixon, Stiens, Hendricks Second row: Newton, Burgener, Claudon, Hindman, Gilbert, Courtright, Allan, Lenich, Garriott, Johnson. Third row : Davis, De Rochi, Fischer, Rochkes, Matthew, Thompson, Lipinski, Heggie. Freiberg. For the third consecutive year, Coach Leo Johnson ' s MiUikin football team went through its Illinois Collegiate conference schedule undefeated a nd for the sec- ond consecutive year laid claim to a share of the mythical conference cham- pionship. The Big Blue turned back four conference teams — Illinois College, Illinois Wesleyan, Lake Forest and Bradley — to tie Monmouth, which had an identical record of wins and losses, for the title. The 1935 Millikin team was almost a direct antithesis of the powerful eleven which represented the Blue in 1934. True, its conference record was as satis- factory, but the long trail that led to a championship was a rocky and at times disheartening one. Injuries and ineligibilities plagued the Blue from the first game of the season and it was only the ability of Coach Johnson to train fresh- men and inexperienced reserves at a moment ' s notice that kept the victory march going. The Blue suffered the loss of two stellar stars before the season ever started. Earl Weise, fullback, and Loyle Davis, end, both stars on the 1934 eleven, did not return to school. Then, in the first game against Ripon, Wilber " Nick " Gil- bert, 200 pound one-armed tackle, broke three bones in his foot and was out for the remainder of the season. In the second game against Illinois College, Captain Fred Christman, the other 200 pound tackle, broke a collar bone and was forced to the sidelines for the rest of the season. As if that wasn ' t enough, several other players upon whom Johnson placed great value were shipped to the sidelines at different times during the season because of injuries or scholastic difficulties. Among these were Carl Burgener, flashy halfback; Bill Giraitis, all-star end, Gene DeRochi, powerful freshman fullback; Roy Hindman, elusive halfback; and Cecil Garriott, fleet-footed half- back. There was always someone, however, whom Johnson found to fill a va- cated spot and he always gave a sparkling exhibition. Page 100 1936 gMU As is usually the case on a Johnson-coached football team, no single indi- vidual could be pointed out as the " star. " There were many who had their turn to stand in the spotlight of fame and all for good reason. In a backfield that ranked as the smallest in the conference, Carl Buigener, sophomore from Assumption, probably was the brightest of the stars. Fast and tricky afoot, Burgener was the Blue ' s greatest scoring threat and he ful- filled his reputation. His best game of the season was against Illinois College when he turned in two sensational touchdown runs besides playing a superla- tive defensive game. Another " jackrabbit " back was Cecil Garriott, Argenta sophomore, who did not come out for football until the Tuesday before the V esleyan game. Robbed of backfield talent by injuries, Johnson called Garriott out to practice against the wishes of major league baseball scouts in an effort to strengthen the team. Garriott ' s running helped the Blue greatly against Wesleyan and he was an important figure the remainder of the season. It was for the Wesleyan game that Johnson was forced to groom Gene De- Rochi, Taylorville freshman, for the fullback position. Ordinarily a blocking back, DeRochi was switched into a plunging role and he responded gloriously, knifing through the Titan line for consistent gains. While it was the running back who scored the touchdowns and got the head- lines, for the second year it was Ralph Allan and Steve Lenich who did the dirty work. They were blockers. Both past masters at the art in 1934, they widened their scope in 1935 and took on extra duties. Twice Allan galloped out to catch touchdown passes while Lenich, after the first two games, took over the signal calling business. Filling out the backfield roster were Roy Hindman, sophomore halfback; Bur- nell Fischer, freshman halfback, John Rochkes, freshman fullback, and Glenn Claudon, junior quarterback. The line that opened the holes for the backfield was characteristic of Millikin forward walls. For three straight years Millikin football victories have been easier because of an impregnable defense. In these three years only two touchdowns have been scored by a conference team from a running play and both times long passes placed the ball on the Blue ' s goal line. SKULL SCRIMMAGE Page 101 AilU ' MIc A(U FRED CHRISTMAN WILLIAM GIRAITIS Captain Captain-Elect The stars in the line were many. Two of the brightest were Don Lauher, senior guard, and Bill Giraitis, junior end and captain-elect of the 1936 eleven. Lau- her, who was appointed acting-captain after Fred Christman was injured in the second game of the season, proved to be an inspirational leader as well as a real football player. A large majority of Millikin ' s gains were aimed over Lauher and he seldom failed to have a wide hole open for the backs. Giraitis was one of the ablest all-around players. For two years one of the classiest pass snatchers in the conference, Bill was turned into a passer during the 1935 season because no one else filled the job as capably as he. He threw three touchdown passes during the season, two of them against Illinois Wes- leyan. He found time to snag a touchdown pass, block punts, provide inter- ference and play a whale of a game at defensive end. Throughout the rest of the line, play was equally as brilliant. Frank Court- right played at both tackle and end and carried the brunt of the punting. George Dixon was a capable end. Mellroy Ross held down a tackle position with his usual consistent performances. Al Hendricks, a freshman and Paul Lipinski teamed up with Lauher as the guards while Pete Rademacher and Don Stiens divided the center duties. Other reserves who saw service were Thompson, Freiberg, Russell, Heggie and Matthew. At the end of the season letters and sweaters were awarded to Fred Christ- man, Don Lauher, Mellroy Ross, Herman Mehmken, Walter Rademacher, Bill Giraitis, Steve Lenich, Ralph Allan, Carl Burgener, Cecil Garriott, Gene De- Rochi, Paul Lipinski, Nick Gilbert, Albert Hendricks, Don Stiens, Roy Hind- man, George Dixon, John Rochkes and Frank Courtright. The 1935 eleven scored 89 points and gave up 23 in six games. In the four conference games it scored 63 points and allowed 17. Burgener, Giraitis, and Lauher were mentioned on various all-conference teams. Page 102 936 gMU It was the sixth undefeated conference season for Coach Leo T. lohnson in the 12 years he has been at the head at MUlikin. Wayne " Hank " Gill was, of course, assistant coach. Fred Newton, Jr., was senior manager and was assisted by Dale Bell, Brud Folrath, Dick Huff, Bill Burns, and Harold Harris. Millikin ' s offense failed to click in its opening game with Ripon and the Indians from the north went home 6 to winners, their touchdown coming as the re- sult of an intercepted pass followed by a 95 yard run. Illinois College furnished the Big Blue with its first conference game and got away to a 3 to lead in the first quarter on a field goal. Burgener broke loose around his right end in the second quarter and ran 70 yards for a touchdown. Christman ' s placement gave the Blue a 7 to 3 lead. In the third quarter Gir- aitis blocked a punt and Courtright recovered on Illinois College ' s 20 yard line. Burgener immediately scampered the 20 yards to the goal and Christman again converted. Illinois College scored again later on a pass. Besides star- ring in a running role, Burgener played a sparkling game on defense, two timely tackles preventing Illinois College touchdowns. Wesleyan provided Millikin ' s opposition for the Hom.ecoming battle and the Big Blue, riddled by injuries, resorted to an aerial game to repulse the Titans. In the first quarter Giraitis took a lateral and threw 35 yards to Dixon, who stepped out of bounds on Wesleyan ' s two yard line. Rochkes slipped over the goal after DeRochi failed twice but Gene place kicked the extra point. In the third quarter, fourth down on Wesleyan ' s seven yard line, Giraitis again took a lateral after a triple pass behind the line of scrimmage and threw to Allan in the end zone for a touchdown. A pass, Cochrane to Hawkins, tallied Wes- leyan ' s touchdown in the final quarter and made the score 13-7. »■ ' kr ' Jt EVEN THE STRuiNG Page 103 MiUidi k MU HINDMAN BREAKS INTO THE OPEN Lake Forest was the third conference victim, 24 to 0. In the (irst quarter Gar- riott ran 14 yards around his own right end for a touchdown. In the second period Allan threw a 25 yard pass to Giraitis who caught the ball on the 15 and ran over the goal. In the final period Giraitis passed 18 yards into the end zone to Allan for a touchdown and later Hmdman ducked around left end for two yards and a score after he had personally conducted a 60 yard m(3rch down the field. Millikin had little trouble in turning back its non-conference foe, Valparaiso, 26 to 0. Ross fell on a blocked punt for a touchdown m the first quarter and a few minutes later Burgener took a pass from Allan and made a beautiful 55 yard run for a touchdown. In the second period Claudon sneaked over from the one yard line after Rochkes and Fischer had played important parts in lugging the ball down the field. Rochkes scored from the 15 yard line on two smashes at the line in the final quarter. With a share of the conference championship hinging on the Bradley game, Millikin battled through four cold, snowy quarters before emerging victorious, 12 to 0. Bradley threatened several times in the first quarter but Millikin held. The Blue had scoring chances several times in the second and third quarters through the running of Burgener and Garriott, but fumbling spoiled the chances. Then in the final quarter, v ith eight minutes remaining, the Blue went to work. Garriott ran 26 yards to Bradley ' s one yard line where he was pushed out of bounds. On the next play Burgener went over standing up. A few plays later Garriott ran from his own 30 to Bradley ' s 40 yard line, Burgener picked up five, and Garriott then ran right end for 35 yards and a touchdown. Page 104 1936 MU First row: Van Ausdal, Glynn, Helfrich, Cox. Goldman. Hallihan. Second row : Harris, Coslct, Hinlt, Thompson, Taylor, Lenich, Fischer. H itT. SaikeiltaU Millikin 32, U. of Iowa 30. Notre Dame 58, Millikin 30. Millikin 31, Cape Girardeau, Mo. 30. Millikin 46, McKendree 27. Millikin 33, Illinois College 27. Millikin 45, Eureka 25. Illinois Wesleyan 42, Millikin 24. Macomb Teachers 24, Millikin 13. Millikin 39, DeKalb Teachers 28. Millikin 53, Bradley Tech 37. Millikin 48, Augustana 33, State Normal 30, Millikin 12. Millikin 31, Illinois College 22. Millikin 36, Eureka 32. Millikin 33, State Nomial 29. Bradley Tech 34, Millikin 26. Illinois Wesleyan 33, Millikin 32, MiliidGk Page IDS g HU CAPTAIN MELVIN GOLDMAN JAY GLYNN In a season reminiscent of the trials of the football squad, James Millikin ' s basketball team emerged with a record typical of the character of the team. Nights when the whole team was " cold " popped up to cast shadows on the final record while ineligibilities, sickness and injuries hampered the Johnson quintet throughout the home stretch of the schedule. Regardless of these factors, the Big Blue finished the season with a record of 1 1 victories and six defeats. In Little Nineteen conference play Millikin won nine and lost five, good enough to place the Blue and White well up the list in the final standings. Several of the checks in the win column were marked down as upsets and the same can be said of the loss column. Three of Millikin ' s five conference losses were suffered after Delmar Cox, six foot four inch center, had felt the scholastic ax at the end of the first semester. Starting slowly. Cox had reached top form at the end of the first semester, scoring 37 points against Bradley and Augustana. The loss of his scoring ability and height was felt keenly. Captain Melvin Goldman was slowed down by illness near the end of the season and Jay Glynn, suffering from a sprained ankle, played only part time in the final three games. Both forwards missed one entire game. Goldman led the team scoring with 129 points, scored in 16 games. He had three big nights, collecting 18 points against McKendree, 15 against Illinois College and 14 against Augustana. He failed to score in only the Macomb fracas. Glynn was third in the scoring race with 91 points, tallying 16 of the points against Eureka. He scored in every game. Burnell Fischer, Dale Cos- let, Cecil Garriott and William Daigh were reserve forwards during the sea- son, the first two named being especially valuable. In the ten games Cox played in he rang up 100 points to take second honors in the scoring. James Helfrich, Cox ' s successor, tallied 23 points in 12 games. Page 106 936 gAtu The two senior guards — Archie Van Ausdal and Dan Hallihan — pushed in 78 and 75 points, respectively, and played in every game. Hallihan was one Oi the smallest guards in the conference but gained quite a name for him- self through his fast, energetic play. Aubrey Taylor, freshman guard, turned in several valuable performances before an injury forced him out of compe- tion just before the end of the season. Millikin opened the season with a surprising victory over the University of Iowa, 32-30, but failed to continue its " giant " killing act against the great Notre Dame quint. The Irish won, 58-30. The Blue ended its pre-conference warmup by nosing out Cape Girardeau, 31-30. Goldman ' s 18 points led Millikin to its first conference triumph over McKen- dree, 46-27. He was still " hot " against Illinois College and the Blue gained part revenge for two last year defeats by thumping the Van Meter quint, 33-27. Glynn and Cox featured Millikin ' s attack as Eureka became the third loop victim, 45-25. The first conference defeat came at the hands of Illinois Wesleyan, ultimate champions, at Bloomington, 42-24. Millikin kept in the ball game the first half but fell behind during the second 20 minutes. The second straight defeat came from the Macomb Teachers, 24-13, on one of those nights when the Blue was like the weather — cold. The night after the Macomb setback Coach Johnson juggled his lineup and as a result Millikin won from DeKalb, 39-28, with Burnell Fischer pacing the scoring. Goldman, Glynn and Cox flipped in 41 points as Millikin crushed Bradley Tech at the Armory, 53-27, and set the stage for the greatest victory of the season. Augustana College came to Decatur with a string of 19 consecutive basketball victories but Millikin ' s big guns fired loud and long to wreck the Viking ' s winning streak, 48-33. Cox scored 21 points and held the Augie ' s six foot ten center pointless. Millikin ' s next game was a complete contrast, the Blue hitting a new low in scoring as State Normal chalked up a 30-12 decision. DELMAR COX ARCHIE VAN AUSDAL Page 107 Atiilidak gA(u DAN HALLIHAN AUBREY TAYLOR The Johnsonmen completed their revenge act against Illinois College in the next game, however, winning 31-22. Eureka then fell for the second time, 36-32, in a game which found Millikin playing without the services of Gold- man, Glynn and Cox for the first time in three years. Van Ausdal and Hallihan carried on however, with valuable assistance from Fischer, Coslet, Taylor and Helfrich. The Blue next turned in a brilliant 33-29 triumph over State Normal as Gold- man led a flashy last half rally. Hallihan ' s 1 1 points also featured the victory. Millikin dropped its last road game to Bradley, 34-26, and then came back to the Armory to battle Wesleyan to the last ditch before losing, 33-32. A desperate Titan rally in the closing minutes was all that saved the Blooming- ton crew from its first defeat. Goldman and Van Ausdal, played their last game, tallied eight points each while Hallihan, the other senior on the squad, collected three. At the end of the season Captain Goldman was placed on almost every All- Star selection chosen while Cox and Hallihan received honorable mention on several. Following is the individual scoring for the season: PLAYER G FG FT TP Melvin Goldman, f 16 54 21 129 Delmar Cox, c 10 39 22 100 lay Glynn, f 16 40 11 91 Archie Van Ausdal, g 17 31 16 78 Dan Hallihan, g 17 31 13 75 Aubrey Taylor, g 15 9 8 26 Burnell Fischer, f 14 11 3 25 James Helfrich, c 12 11 1 23 Dale Coslet, f 6 1 4 6 Cecil Garriott, f 4 2 1 5 James Thompson, c 4 1 1 3 William Daigh, f 3 1 1 3 Steve Lenich, g 1 Totals 231 102 564 Page 108 936 MU £aieltall Although the 1935 Millikin baseball team spent most of its time watching the rain wash out numerous games, it did find time between showers to play 13 tilts — winning six and losing seven. Two of the games were pre-season affairs with the Decatur Commies of the Three-1 league and two were non-conference battles with Washington University of St. Louis. In Illinois Collegiate confer- ence competition the Blue won four games and lost five. Herman Mehmken and " Lefty " Hopkins formed the Big Blue pitching staff and turned in several creditable performances. Mehmken whipped the Charleston Teachers and Eureka in loop games and allowed but four hits in turning back Washington. He suffered four defeats. Hopkins, who did not reach his real hurling peak until the rain and cold weather gave way to sun- shine, won two and lost two games — winning conference decisions over Nor- mal and Eureka. Cecil Garriott, speedy center fielder, was the ' hitting star of the Blue nine, finishing well up the list in the final conference standing. Bill Giraitis, Paul Lipinski, Archie Van Ausdal and Junior Marshall also wielded a potent bat throughout the season. In two exhibition games with the Commies, Millikin won the first tilt 9 to 8 and was blanked at Fans Field in the second, 9 to 0. Mehmken ' s hurling and home runs by Clauter and Giraitis aided the Blue in annexing its opening conference game over Charleston, 10 to 3. Two of Millikin ' s arch rivals — Bradley Tech and Wesleyan — then handed the Blue defeats, 8 to 3 and 6 to 3, respectively. At St. Louis, Hopkins was beaten 3 to 2 by Washington on a squeeze play in the last of the ninth but Mehmken pitched and batted the Blue to a 6 to 3 victory the next day. Millikin absorbed two more defeats — from Normal 9 to 5 and from Wesleyan 13 to 0, before Hopkins quieted a ninth inning rally to decision Normal, 7 to 5. Charleston next gained revenge for its early season setback by nosing out the Blue, 3 to 2. Millikin ended its baseball season with a rousmg double-header triumph over Eureka. Hopkins hurled effectively in the first tilt to gain a 9 to 3 de- cision and Mehmken breezed along in the second game as the Blue batters hit everything the Eureka pitchers served up to win 18 to 4. The second game went but four innings, which was just as well. Members of the varsity baseball squad were Mehmken, Hopkins, Kuhle, Mar- shall, Lenich, Allan, Craig, Clauter, Giraitis, Lipinski, Spilman, Garriott, and Van Ausdal. Mehmken and Van Ausdal were elected co-captains for 1936. Page 109 MiUid k gAtu W. Wayne " Hank " GUI SJnttamutal The present Intramural system at James Millikin was established by R. Wayne " Hank " Gill at the beginning of the 1932-33 college year as a branch of the physical education department, and for the fourth consecutive year it has served as a valuable addition to college life. It is the purpose of the depart- ment of Intramural Athletics to encourage the men of the student body in com- petitive athletics and organized recreation. Intramural athletics are divided into two leagues, namely. Inter-class and Inter-fraternity. All campus championships and inter-squad tournaments are also held for all students regardless of their competition in either of the other leagues. Intramural awards are furnished by the Intramural department and Alpha Omega. Director of Intramural Athletics Gill was assisted this year by the following students: Intramural manager, Lawrence Kuhle; publicity director, Forrest Kyle; class managers, 1936 — Clarence Mitchell; 1937 — Paul Lipinski; 1938 — Lawrence Kuhle; 1939 — Bob Connor. Fr aternity managers: Delta Sigma Phi — Hugh Grote; Sigma Alpha Epsilon — Herbert Hall; Tau Kappa Epsilon — Dick Arnold; Independents — Paul Lipinski. Up until spring vacation only one inter-class tournament had been held. The class of 1937 won the basketball tournament with the class of ' 39 second, class of ' 38 third and class of ' 36 fourth. Sigma Alpha Epsilon grabbed the lead in the mter-fraternity race by winning the first event of the fall schedule, diamond ball, and at spring vacation held a 30 point advantage. In the diamond boll tournament the other three entries tied for second, the S. A. E. ' s finishing undefeated. Page 110 1936 gA(u Delta Sigma Phi captured the volleyball tournament after a three-way tie necessitated a play-off. The S. A. E. ' s finished second, the Tekes third and the Indees fourth. The basketball tournament also developed into a neck and neck battle with the Indees and S. A. E. ' s finishing in a tie for first, both having handed each other one defeat. The Indees won the play-off tilt by one point. The Delta Sigs finished third and the Tekes fourth. The spring program included volleyball, tennis (singles and doubles) and Softball for inter-class competition; Softball, tennis, golf, horseshoes (singles and doubles) and track for inter-fraternity competition, and tennis, golf, horse- shoes, free throwing, boxing and wrestling for individual championships. Tau Kappa Epsilon won the large intramural trophy last year after a new sys- tem of scoring had to be called into use to decide between the Tekes and Sigma Alpha Epsilon. The Indees finished third and the Delta Sigs fourth. Paul Lipinski won the individual championship by taking second in the free throw contest and winning a boxing and wrestling title. The standings for this year ' s race at spring vacation: Sigma Alpha Epsilon 375 Delta Sigma Phi 345 Independents 340 Tau Kappa Epsilon 220 FOR NON-VAKSITY MEN ONLY Page 111 MtUid k MU MISS BOBBIE CORDER Physical education for women of Millikin is under the direction of Miss Bobbie Corder. Through a sincere interest in every student, she has done much to stimulate enthusiasm for the advancement of women ' s athletics. Miss Corder has classes in beginning basketball and tennis for freshmen and sophomores, advanced basketball and tennis for juniors and seniors, track, tap-dancing, hockey, corrective gym, ping-pong, first aid, shuffle-board, and courses in the teaching of physical education for all senior women who plan to do fu- ture work in this field. Although the Women ' s Athletic Association did not function as an organization this year, under her leadership a large group of women was organized to promote further athletic activity. She directs and arranges all athletic tournaments, and has been very successful in presenting the Little Nineteen tennis tournament held yearly on this campus. For the past three years she has taken an active part in girl scout work in the city, and teaches first aid courses in the local Y. W. C. A. Miss Corder received her A. B. degree at Millikin, and has done graduate work at the University of Illinois. Page 112 1936 gA(U Stephenson, ' annier. Brown. (Irisc, Tnrney. llaker The inter-society annual basketball tournament created a spirit o( keen competition this year. Six teams were entered m the tournament, and each team played vigorously to obtain the title. As was the case in last year ' s contest the Independents defeated the Tri-Dells in the finals, to retain the title, which was originally won by other Independents seven years ago, when the first tournament of this kind was introduced at Millikin. Outstanding players, chosen by Miss Corder and the referees of the games, included: Jessie McKeown, Mary Tuschhoff, Mary Wilson, Emily Jane Wood, Mary Weesner, Lois Crawford, Olive Ruth Martin, Maryhelen Vannier, Lenore Stephenson, Virginia Baker, Martha Brown, Lorraine Greider, Norma Dotson, and Laura Belle Scott. Drawings were made from this group to form two teams, and an exhibition game was played March 23. Scores from the tournament were: Delta Delta Delta 22 Pi Beta Phi 14 Independents 35 Pi Beta Phi 28 Independents 8 Alpha Chi Omega 26 Alpha Chi Omega 15 Independents 32 Zeta Tau Alpha 8 Alpha Chi Omega 6 Delta Delta Delta 13 Independents 20 Delta Delta Delta 26 Independents 23 • Pi Beta Phi 11 Zeta Tau Alpha 6 Theta Upsilon 2 Theta Upsilon 5 Zeta Tau Alpha Theta Upsilon 6 Pi Beta Phi 3 Pi Beta Phi 9 Theta Upsilon 3 Zeta Tau Aloha 4 Theta Upsilon . . . . Alpha Chi Omega 5 Theta Upsilon Delta Delta Delta 7 Mllidek Page 113 HU Carver, Vannier, Horn, Baker. The annual Little Nineteen tennis tournament was played on the Millikin courts in the spring of 1935. Eleven schools were represented, each by two singles and two doubles entries. These schools included: Illinois State Nor- mal, North Central, Blackburn, Shurtleff, Southern State Teachers, Eastern State Teachers, Wheaton, Eureka, Illinois, Rockford, and Millikin. Miss Wilma Perry of Blackburn, the favorite of last year ' s tournament, who was defeated in the semi-finals, was victorious this year over Miss Viola Vogt of Illinois State Normal, and won the desired title by a 6-2, 6-0 score. Miss Perry played her hardest game in the tournament perhaps, when she met Miss Helen Kitner of Illinois in the semi-finals. Although she won this match also with an apparently great score of 6-3, 6-2, most of the games reached a deuce deadlock, which lasted several minutes. However, she was always able to obtain the two extra points needed to win each game by her unusual hard drives in the opposite back court. Wheaton College carried away the four individual trophies given to the finalists and semi-finalists in the doubles contest, as their second team entry made up of Miss Irene Sanders and Miss Carol Hahne, defeated the first team composed of Miss Betty Kilbourne and Miss Delle MacKenzie, by the score of 8-6, 3-6, 7-5. This game was perhaps the most hard fought and interesting of the whole tournament. Millikin was represented by Hazel Nichols and Maryhelen Vannier, singles; and Virginia Baker and Mable Cooper, doubles. • This annual tennis tourna- ment is one of the most outstanding athletic events for women held in Deca- tur, and a great interest is shown not only by students but a great number of townspeople as well. Shortly after the beginning of the fall semester of school this year, another tennis tournament was given for all women interested here on the campus. Ellen Horn defeated Virginia Garver in the finals to win the local champion- ship title held by Maryhelen Vannier the preceding year. Page 114 936 $MU Sttphensun, tiarver. This year eleven contestants, including two seniors, three juniors, one sopho- more, and five freshmen, entered the annual ping-pong tournament, which was played during the last two weeks in October. Favorites from the pre- ceding year consisted of: Emily Jane Wood, Maryhe len Vannier, Virginia Baker, and Lenore Stephenson. A new ping-pong set, made according to the present regulation size paddles, proved awkward as the scores from the first rung of the game indicated. Virginia Garver, a freshman, defeated Lenore Stephenson, winner of last year ' s title, by the close margin of 21-18, 17-21, 21-19, 21-15. Virginia possessed unique skill in rapid returning of the ball, and sliced seryes which barely skimmed over the net; while " Stevie ' s " game con- sisted largely of good placement shots, and returns which cut across the court with a great degree of speed. These games were played in the game room, sponsored by the Women ' s Ath- letic Association in 1932. Here not only ping-pong but also shuffle-board, archery, and dart throwing furnish amusement to students on cold winter afternoons, when outdoor sports are impossiblei. Page US Adllidek MU GYMNASIUM Page 116 936 Mi6ceUanu MU ampu5 Qa.cLQt5 LEADERSHIP IN STUDENT COLLEGIATE FIELDS IS GAINED THROUGH PROMINENCE IN MORE THAN EVERYDAY CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES. STUDENTS ARE BEST FITTED TO SELECT FROM THEIR RANKS THOSE WHO THEY BELIEVE HAVE QUALITIES OF LEADERSHIP. THE MILLIDEK, DESIRING TO HONOR THOSE STUDENTS WHO HAVE IMPRESSED THEIR CLASSMATES AS BEING PRESENT LEADERS AND POTENTIALLY GREATER ONES; WHO HAVE IDEAS AND IDEALS OF THEIR OWN AND THE COURAGE TO FOLLOW THEM; WHO HAVE A SENSE OF PROPORTION, ASKED MEMBERS OF THE JUNIOR CLASS TO VOTE FOR FOUR LEADERS, AND THE SENIOR CLASS TO VOTE FOR EIGHT LEADERS, THE TWO JUNIORS AND SIX SENIORS RECEIVING THE LARGEST NUMBER OF VOTES ARE HONORED ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES. THE MILLIDEK FEELS THAT THE KEENER SENSITIVENESS TO THAT IDEAL WHICH IS MILLIKIN HAS BEEN CLEARLY SHOWN BY THE EIGHT " CAMPUS LEADERS. " Page 121 gA(U VEVA JUNE APPEL Page 122 CHARLES OBERMEYER 936 gMU Page Iz Mlli ' Mk gMu JANET ALSIP MELVIN GOLDMAN Page 124 -1936 AiU Page 125 MlUldak MU Snapi, -tiumot, - aJ. Page 126 MU A(lUtcl zk Page 127 MU Every year for the past four years, This month has found us drowned in tears, Of woe for the sad fate which is ours: To pick up the past months ( " Hearts and Flowers " ) And piece them together as a finished thing That was all sweetness, light, and Spring; To describe the dark days of November As pleasant gems for one to remember; To surround each classmate with a tale that will bring Him back, in ' 80, as a " rare old thing; " To act as though we thought mankind Best formed in body, heart, and mind At Millikin, our college dear. Oh, yes, this ' s a swell time of the year! But we should moan and tear our hair. And rant and rave and yell and swear! We should not! Pals of Lady Luck . . . we can just sit still and pluck Those stolen apples from the sweetest tree. And be just as we want to be; Sweet or coy or nasty-nice. Or genuine, or cold as ice. Or mean and cruel, or really sad. Or even slanderously bad. We have our classmates under thumb. And we mean to pur it into some! That is, we could, but strangely enough We don ' t quite feel sarcastic and tough. We just feel sorry our years are through, That there are no more Millideks to do. That our four-year friends will leave in June And won ' t return for a long blue-moon. We ' re sad, and so we ' re feeling kind. Hard hearted readers will please not mind. Besides, the class of ' 36 is different . . . Has no grinds or sticks. Is made of people about whom we could Say nothing — nothing — that was not good! So, though ours is a four-year plight, And though we ' d love to run out and play. We now sit down, with love, to write About our friends who are going away! Page 128 1936 $MU Page 129 MlU ' Mk MU THESE PEOPLE BOOST MILLIKIN Richiiian Brothers Clothing Flint, Eaton Company Irwin Neisler Company U. S. Manufacturing Co. Decatnr Warehouse Company Sanks Insurance Co. Buddy Maxwell Perfect Cleaners Launderers, Inc. Polar Service Co. S. W. Radio Service Laboratories Feltman Curnie Shoes Builders Lmnber Co. Fred S. Schudel Page 130 1936 gAtu i The Funeral Home beautiful Illinois iaiuann $c Mtknff FUNERAL DIRECTORS WOOD AT COLLEGE DECATUR, ILLINOIS SUBSTANTIAL What makes a " substantial citizen " ? Many character- istics; but we ' ve noticed that nearly all such citizens have one trait in common — they began by placing their checking and saving de- posits in a sound and helpful bank. Then when they needed credit for constructive purposes that were to make them substantial in a financial sense, they found the bank a most helpful financial friend. We are proud of our long association with so many local substantial citizens; we gladly anticipate the opportunity of serving many more in the future . . • at all stages of their progress. NATIONAL BANK OF DECATUR Atillidek Page 131 MU They placed Freddy Newton On the President ' s throne, But somebody claimed The election was thrown; ' Twos a feather for Freddy And our institution, Cause it fostered the birth Of a new constitution. • Herbie Hall Ain ' t so tall And that ain ' t all- If he should fall He wouldn ' t fall Because — recall? He ain ' t so tall. • • We sing the dirge of talent unused; Of our Wibby ' s swimming; how it ' s been abused, But he doesn ' t mind He spends all his time With Sweney, and is much contused. Fred Christman was the captain Of our great football team. He also dashed to pick up dead In a bus with a big " sireen. " Velma Allen keeps as quiet as the well known silent mouse And she ' d likely be real mad at that and speak of us as louse Because we know she ' s actually as sparkle-y as those two blue eyes We very sadly feel with her those graduating senior ties. First of all we ' d say that she ' s An Alpha Cheese Then we ' d say her heart is weak For a Teke And though she can ' t be called a snob. She ' s never " Bob " — But that ' s because she ' s slim and tall. That ' s all. In fact we ' re glad to double check Roberta Beck. • Because he dares to question rulers And sees and calls most of us fools — • Because he has an " anti " mind (At Millikin they ' re hard to find, Folks fearing faculty publicity And subsequent lack of all felicity) Because he doesn ' t care, we doff a Hat to Maxie Klinghoffer. The name Charlotte Glenn Should rhyme with violin. And violin case, as well as ten. The first is her prize. The second her size. And because she ' s so small. Shy, sweet-faced and all. The third seems the age of Miss Glenn. Page 132 1936 MU ir a MlUidi k Page 133 AtU COMPLIMENTS OF BLUE MILL TEA ROOM " Brock " and " Mac " « mail can be judged by the company he keeps — Then a merchant can be judged by the Goods he keeps — Spalding " Bobby Jones " Golf Clnbs and Equipment Reaeli Baseball Gloves Wright Ditson Tennis Rackets and Balls Jantzen Bathing Suits MOREHOUSE WELLS CO. PFILE ' S CAMERA SHOP •THE HOUSE OF SERVICE " 240 N. Water KODAK FINISHING COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY MOTION PICTURES Page 134 MU ALWAYS A 1 1 CALL 42 Ol 1 " IF WE CAN HELP " : that majors ; in Frieiitlship. 1 J J MOR AN SONS • IF YOV HAVE IS EVER VISITED j OVR FVISERAL HOME WE CORDIALLY IISVITE YOV j TO DO SO WE BELIEVE YOV I WILL FIISD YOVR VISIT I BOTH ' 1 FUNERAL HOME i N. WATER ST. at ELDORADO : DECATUR - - ILLINOIS IISTERESTIISG j AND 1 EDUCATIONAL • 1 COMPLIMENTS | 1 OF j 1 LINCOLN AND EMPRESS | 1 GREAT STATES j j THEATRES | Page 135 MiUidak gA(U Three things can be said of Veva June: She can put the fellas into a swoon She can take a simple little tune And make her fiddle speak or croon. But now her college days are done, We remember best her love of " fun, " Her quite unequalled four- year run On glorifying the lowly pun. We ' ve often wondered just why it is That Mary Weesner ' s as smart as a whiz. We ' re jealous, too, ' cause she ' s so petite; She ' s usually got three or four at her feet. But we think she ' s swell ' cause we can ' t forget She ' s full of such good-clean-whole- some pep. • • • Cynthia Croxton gets a laurel For living three years in Aston Haurel And then the fourth year — what a louse — She moved into the Zeta house! A-tisket, G-tasket Melvin made a basket! No more surprise than if we ' d said he ' s made a new dame dizzy. For eight semesters, basketball and women ' ve kept him busy. A-tisket, a-tasket Melvin made a basket! And you ' re convinced he ' d make it if he didn ' t have an arm — To miss would be as hot news as that Goldie ' s lost his charm! A-tisket, a-tasket Melvin made a basket! We could just as well have started with a coupla broken hearts When poetrying on him who ' s mas- tered two collegiate arts. Mary Frances Weed — excuse us, it ' s Wood Has signed up for languages — all that she could And hasn ' t flunked one — not even her Dutch! Nor Spanish nor French nor anything much. And we ' ll be glad to hear that she Is employed linguistically. Perhaps she ' ll work in foreign lands! (Or else stay here, like you and me. And get a job — most luckily — At typing American, with her hands.) Page 136 936 gAtu AiUnJeIc Page 137 MU 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 Home Makers Everywhere Are Turning To ELECTRIC COOKERY Speed, Cleanliness, Time Saving, Better Foods and Cool Kitchens is their Reward. " the range is old-fashioned so is the kitchen ' Electrical Appliance Dealers Everywhere Will Gladly Show You The New Model Ranges And Explain How Easy It Is To Own One. ILLINOIS POWER AND LIGHT CORP. Page 138 936 gAiU STALEYS SYRUPS BLENDED BY THE AdllUek Page 139 MU After the month of May comes June " A wedding and a Honeymoon, " Sigh romantic folks as we poets are. And we shouldn ' t suspect we ' d missed it far To prophesy that one who ' ll take The vows is Mary Frances Lake! Virginia Baker ' s versatilly (We have to make the spelling silly) She ' s a ping pong player of ability, Plays basket- and baseball with fecility. And what we call the very toughest. Keeps things running in the office. • • • • We could speak of Alice Younge And rhyme with " ow " sound, as in scrounge; Or else we could throw in sponge, Or plunge, as ' twere, and call it Younge. However, since she ' s senior Younge, We ' d best just close with praises sung. To put a check On Eddie Freeh They made him take more science. Now he ' s a wreck And, we suspeck. Head of an anti-college alliance. • • For Helen Welge bring out the band, And let us shake her by the hand. And then strew roses in her path — She majored in math. Football playing Don Lauher Is a guy we ' re pleased to call our Don. And we could write an hour On rhymes for his name and his power To make friends who hate to see Him leave our university. Mary Johnson and George Coutant Are easy to write about, for one can ' t Say a thing about one and not the other, Which puts them together as sister and brother. Or, now they are finished with being pedantic Perhaps it ' ll be something much more romantic! • anny runs and d la i s and p y V P s e m s u and j e really should go far in lots of ways! Page 140 1936 gMU MlUldik Page 141 HU OLDEST, LARGEST DECATUB BANK The Millikin National Bank Founded A. D. 1860 by JAMES MTLLIKIN Checking Accounts Saving Accounts Safe Deposit Boxes EVERY BANKING FACILITY Foreiofii and Domestic Exchange Travelers Checks EVERYBODY WELCOME Page 142 936 $MU Buy Decatur Mined Coal And Add To The Community Buying Power MACON COUNTY COAL CO. PHONE 4444 UNION DAIRY MEADOW GOLD PRODUCTS LABORATORY INSPECTED DAILY Visitors Welcome Any Day SINCE 1892 Moving — Packing — Shipping — Storage FIREPROOF WAREHOUSE 601 East William St. Phone 4131 Decatur, 111. WELLS OIL CO. OF DECATUR 12 STATIOISS SPRINGFIELD KANKAKEE STREATOR LA SALLE IN DECATUR MATTOON 502 E. Prairie NORMAL 543 N. Van Dvke BLOOMINGTON CHAMPAIGN DANVILLE GALESBURG MiUtdi k Page 143 gA(u Orpha Palmer ' s a very fine lassie So far as we know, she ' s cut nary a classie Therefore no instructors she ' s had to appease And has sailed through college with evident ease. • • • 1936 Said Donny Brooks to his text books As he threw them in the fire, " I now lay down my cap and gown, And put my talents out for hire. " 1938 (And we will bet The Com and Fin pet Hasn ' t starved yet) Everybody knows the guy who looks like Hairbreadth Harry; He ' s our Hermie Mehmken, and wo like him very, very. • Davis Mannering, we understand. Is to Teke pledges a wonderful father. So step right up and shake his hand — For taking the bother. Dora Hewitt majored in French, or was it education? She liked better to go to college, but liked better a vacation. • The name Paul Brown Rhymes with " renown " His long suit is debating. May he not stop Till he reaches the top. His good fortune ne ' er abating. • • Julia Fulcher is a blonde Of whom we ' re genuinely fond. Her principal sin Was the cutting of gym, Her asset, the mastery of Home Econ. • • • • Charles Edward Young ' s in love (Though it ' s not all he ' s thinking of) At seven-thirty in the morn He looks dejected and forlorn. And pauses in his haste to say: " I haven ' t seen Jean yet all day! " We ' ve written poems about Robert Limb Who ' s just as swell as he is slim, Who ' s just as handsome as he is high Who ' s just as — well, he ' s one fine guy; But we never yet have said in verse: There ' s no one whom we ' ll miss much worse. Page 144 936 HU Adllidek Page 145 MU COMPLIMENTS OF UNION IRON WORKS DECATUK, ILLINOIS DIAMONDS WATCHES JEWELRY Our Slock of Jewelry in Every Line You Will Find Very Complete, and Onr Prices Very Reasonalile Expert Watch and Jewelry Repairing R. M. MARTIN JEWELER 108 E. Prairie Decatur, Illinois Page 146 " El 1936 A(U FOOD ARCADE Operated by EASTERN PACKING COMPANY High Quality Foods HOSE FOR ENTIRE FAMILY NEUMODE HOSIERY HOSIERY REPAIR 117 N. Water Decatur, 111. BACHRACHS Decatur s Foremost Store for Men Established 1877 WEST END CLEANERS and DYERS 139 S. OAKLAND PHONE 2-7518 Page 147 MU Twinkle, twinkle, Miss Chodat, How I wonder where you ' re at! Washing out your clothes? Here, Herel The laundry does it better, dear- Especially Schudels ' ! Listen to me and I shall tell All I know of Rita Kell (Which isn ' t much) If she isn ' t at the Mill You can bet she must be ill (Or out to lunch). A senior named Margaret Stookey Is so tiny that people say " Lookeyl " Besides being petite. She ' s blonde, blue-eyed and sweet And her name rhymes most lovely with cookie. • • Zelna Lucas can play the piano With the greatest of ease And she doesn ' t have to study much Cause her school work ' s just a breeze. • • • Lee Hope had a hope He hoped to learn to sing. He hoped and hoped and finally learned That the trombone is the thing. Archie, he plays basketball An ' Archie, he ' s in love, Archie is really one fine guy Who we know nothing of. Kenneth Hennessy likes to croon Either on the stage or beneath the moon. • + • To Jeanette Knotts we do sing praise A pretty girl no doubt; After four long years in college daze The last year finds her out. Eugene Carveth would like to play With lights ' n wires most every day; It ' s true he knows lots ' bout ' lectricity But from us he ain ' t gettin ' much publicity. -k -k Hail to thee, O Forne Kyle! You never, never wear a smyle. With hat pushed back and sleeves rolled high. You just sit back and wink your igh While we all work and slave and sweat To make our grades — you ain ' t flunked yeat. They say you think the best man you Could name is Kyle. It isn ' t true. In fact we ' re willing to bet ' em that Your head ' s no larger than your hat. In fact, we think a mortar board Will look real nice upon your foard. Page 148 936 MU MiUidck Page 149 MU HAINES AND ESSICK CO. SPORTING GOODS BOOKS AND GIFTS OFFICE SUPPLIES GET TO KISOW SESSEUS Quality Stands Out In The Test of Time The Men ' s Best Store DECATUR ILLINOIS COLLEGE SUPPLY STORE " The University Book Store " Page 150 = 936 gAtu A Good Store I„ a Good Town For Men and Youn Men QUALITY CLOTHES POPULAR PRICES BLAKENEY PLUM 326 N. Water Street RAYCRAFT DRUG CO. The Old Davis Drii Store WE DELIVER Drufis Sundries Cigars Sodas ™°Sah JEWELER— OPTOMETRIST Beck Home of $7.00 Glasses 225 N. Water St. Decatur, III. MILLIKIN STUDENTS BARBER SHOP 329 South Oakland One Block South of Blue Mill BUCK PRICE, Manager PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS Page 151 Here ' s to little Stevie (One never says Lenoie) One sees her in the Library And the College Sup-ply store. One sees her playing tennis One sees her in the gym. But one sees her the most often With Danny, who ' s her Him. gA(u Willord Canode business-managed around — You said it! If there was money to be made from Town and Gown, He made it! • • • ♦ Pete Rademacher was a silent cuss Who confined most of his action To play upon the football field Where he was a major faction. Don Craig was a second sacker On Leo ' s baseball nine, He played with much agility Which was, of course, quite fine. • • Charley Obermeyer was Hottes ' pet (And for all we know, he may be yet) But Charley got in Town and Gown And earned therefrom no small renown. So F. C. H. was sorta sore And while his audience howled for more Our Charley left the drama flat Now the lab ' s where he hangs his hat. • • The name Ruth Ponder Rhymes with " fonder " And we are reasonably sure That ' s how we ' ll always feel for her. When Millikin had a tennis team In years that ' ve gone before One player they could count on Was Junior " Sammy " Kohr, " Mitchell, Clarence William, " we read . His favorite pastime is to feed The fish (and others) who sit in the Mill And sit and sit and let him fill Them full of stories of blood and gore And Mitchell ' s heroic deeds galore. We don ' t complain, and we should fuss For after all, we love young Bus! Page 152 936 g HU AOllidek Page 153 MU " To tke (?Ui5 o ' 36 Four years to achieve gradua- tion — a lifetime to achieve suc- cess. Already the MUELLER CO. has devoted one lifetime to the service of health and sanitation. To you who are first beginning your steps to a lifetime of success, we who are beginning anew send 185 MUELLER CO. DECATUR, ILLINOIS 1936 Page 154 1936 gA(u PORTRAITS BY PHOTOGRAPHY Ability to produce faitli- f 111 renderings of even the most elusive tones is a quality of supreme value in Burcliett Portraits by Photography. s f ml I «» i II e ROCKFORD DECATUR SPRINGFIELD AdilUek Page 155 gMU Sanks got in these poems last year For graduating — he ' s still here And so we write his name to rhyme With M. F. Lake ' s, as it will in time. Bud Lewis is the helpmate In Dr. Don ' s homelife; He probably has Don wishing for Less Lewis and more wife. • • We now sit down to write a poem about Annabel McKinney Who has red hair, and big brown eyes, and is nice and slim (not skinney) Her quiet sweetness brings her friends that she can count by gangs — We like her best because Sopho- more Annie cut her hair and affected bangs! Another of our gridders brave Was Mellroy W. Ross Because he was an active tackle He never gathered moss. • • • When you ' re speaking of " What-a- Another McKinney is Delta Sig Paul (Prexy, and Alpha Omega, and all) Who after a hard — and successful —fall On Tri Delta Prich, hung his pin. We ' d say his life is about to beginl You must remember Mark Moran A philosopher major, he fools the folks- He ' s a whiz at telling dirty jokes. • From the hills of Kaintucky Came Mary E. Trisch She should have come sooner Some think she ' s delisch. A fella named Clyde Matthew Needed love, so what did he do? He knew the girls warm to a nice uniform. So to prove that to Kemper he ' s true He donned breeches and boots, and you Can be sure he had girls in a sworm. Pago 156 1936 HU CUTTIN AGAIN? HIGH H EATON MiUidck Page 157 gMU ELITE HOSIERY SHOP Hose For Men, Women and Children Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Linnen, Owner Phone 83H 114 N. Water FRIGIDAIRE RCA-VICTOR RADIOS CHICKERING PIANOS EMERSON PIANO HOUSE 143-145 N. Main St. John F. McDerniott W. Curtis Busher Dresses 244 N. Water SEMMEL ' S Lingerie Hosiery Decatur, Illinois WJBL Member AFFILIATED BROADCASTING COMPANY Chas. R. Cook, Mgr. Page 158 936 g KU 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 Since 1878 Decatur ' s Oldest and Most Reliable Dealers in Quality Lumber and Millwork 546 E. Cerro Gordo Phone 4276 With Be fVishes for MILLIKIN DECATUR DEPARTMENT STORES Page 159 MU You ' ll understand, for you know ' em, Why we write these two in a poem. For Queen Bean and Bean King Know that love is the thing So heartiest wishes for good luck we sing While we calmly map out their lives fo ' ' em. A stage, A closed curtain . . . (Quite the rage!) A ladder. Hung with bucket . . . (Nothing sadder) A smock, A paint brush . . . (Now here ' s the shock!) Marion Carr In the middle of all (And there you are!) Elmer Morenz needed a kick in the pants To get himself through college. So he joined with the Takes Became one of the Greeks . . . And thus gained pollege and knowledge. • • • Edgar Hammons is one who Didn ' t have enough to do The four years he did struggle through Our Millikin! He got his B. S. with the greatest of ease And then for a while did just as he please But now he is anxious an A. B. to seize At Millikin! And now that these poems have reached a sad end We pick up where [an threw down her sharp pen. We remind you that Alsip Rhymes nicely with gossip But we shouldn ' t put her on the pan. ' Cause in spite of her tongue Her praises are sung Which is just the right thing for our Jan. Page 160 J936 MU MUUdek Page 161 MU " The 1936 AtiUldek ANOTHER ' BLUE R BBO V " ANISJJAL Printed by HUSTON-PATTERSON CORP. Decatur, Illinois ENGRAVIISGS IN THIS BOOK BY ARRICK ENGRAVING CO. Decatur, Dlinois Page 162 MU So far we ' ve given our attention To Seniors, and have failed to mention That before we finish this invention We have to give the juniors, The freshmen, and the sophomores Some space. " The Millidek ignores The largest group who helped it pay. " (Or not) is one thing they can ' t say! So sing hi-de-do and lack-a-day For those young things who in a year Or two, or three ' 11 go out from here Complete — cap, gown, degree, and tear! Here ' s to the freshmen! (Bless their hearts.) Though tyros at the gentle arts Of writing themes And sewing seams And sawing beams And cheering teams — They ' re well-trained in the social line And make one wish the lot were mine To wear knee pants, (Or skirts, perchance) And love to dance. And live Romance .... Ah, yes, a young thing ' s well-equipped — His lot ' s indeed a blest one. For him no scenes of glamor stripped, And every day ' s the best one! A sophomore is a student who Wants still to act as freshmen do. He likes to be within the sound Of music going round and round. But he must burn the mid-night grease To stop a dough-from-home decrease. And so, to keep all fires alive. He plays till two and crams till five. Oh, a sophomore ' s life must be bestrewed With Grape Nuts as a breakfast food. And Fleishman ' s Yeast three times a day. And Ovaltine, when he hits the hay! A Junior having learned the ropes. Finds life extremely simple He lives up to his family ' s hopes, And trouble ' s but a pimple! Page 163


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