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llllilllllllifimil i||ifiiilii «iUjiKS(JifiMJ(f i H«i(i ' iM ' S ; i ' ' ,!( ' ' . ' ' t ' r- Sofia • ' ■ V ' , ' ' , ' ' v, ' , : ; ! ! ' . ' ■ ' •.■ ' .■. ■ K:ii.ii:Mttt)ffi.raMBlMMHBBBaaffl ill IffiMll J HHbHHHHIIIhH KB! MILLSAPS-WILSON LIBRARY MILLSAPS COLLEGE JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI 39210 CO 73 D E D I C A T I O N As a tolfen of our appreciation and esteem for one who made this publication possible, we, the Class of 1910, gratefully dedicate this, the sixth volume of the BOBASHELA, to our honored friend and professor, DR. ALFRED ALLAN KERN. DR ALFRED ALLAN KERN MAJOR R. W. MILLSAPS Boaro of (Trustees OFFICERS Bishop Charles Betts Galloway 1 " President Dr. A. F. Watkins Vice-President J. B. Streater Secretary Mat. R. W. Millsaps Treasurer TERM EXPIRES IN 1911 Rev. W. C. Black. D. D Meridian, Miss. G. L. Jones New Albany, Miss. Rev. T. B. Holloman Edwards, Miss. Rev. T. W. Lewis Columbus, Miss. Rev. R. A. Meek New Orleans, La. Maj. R. W. Millsaps Jackson, Miss. H. S. Stephens Hattiesburg, Miss. J. B. Streater Black Hawk, Miss. TERM EXPIRES IN 1914 J. L. Dantzler Moss Point, Miss. J. R. Bingham Carrollton, Miss. I. C. Enochs Jackson, Miss. Rev. W. B. Lewis Canton, Miss. Rev. W. W. Woollard Greenville, Miss. J. D. Barbee Greenville, Miss. Rev. S. M. Thames Durant, Miss. Dr. A. F. Watkins Hattiesburg, Miss. Deceased Eoitorial Boaro of Bobasbela EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Edward Cage Brewer ASSOCIATE EDITOR ART James Marion Morse Richard Baxter Alexander STATISTICS Henry Marvin Frizell ATHLETICS CLUBS David Ratliff Wasson Charles Galloway Terrell PHOTOGRAPHERS Fulton Thompson The Daniel Studio BUSINESS MANAGER Martin Luther Xeill ASSISTANTS Daniel Webster Bufkin Jesse Marcus Guinn morse: WASSON BOARD OF EDITORS FOREWORD Y| NCE more the BoBASHELA extends its cordial Choctaw VcJx greeting to all " good friends " of Millsaps College. If it can present a truthful picture of the varying light and shade of our college life, and in days to come recall the days gone by, and to them link the memories of our Alma Mater, then it will have done its work, for it will have fulfilled the mission on which we send it. 11) CARNEGIE MILLSAPS LIBRARY faculty OFFICERS WILLIAM BELTON MURRAH, I). I). LL. I). President JAMES MAGRUDER SULLIVAN, A. M., Ph. I). Vice-President JAMES ELLIOTT WALMSLEY, A. M., Ph. I). Secretary EDWARD MAYES, LL. D. Dean of the Law Department ROBERT SCOTT RICKETTS, A. B., A. M. I lead Master Preparatory Department ALFRED ALLAN KERN, A. M.. Ph. I). Librarian MRS. M. W. SWARTZ MRS. MARY B. CLARK Assistant Librarians U College faculty Kiev. William Belton Murrai-i, D. I)., 1. 1.. I). Professor of Menial and Moral Philosophy A. I!.. Southern University, 1874; 1). D„ Centen- ary College, 1887; LL. D., Wofford College, 1897; Principal Winona High School, 1882-84; Vice- President, Whitworth Female College, 1886-92; Member of North .Mississippi Conference since 1874; Member Board of Education of M. E. Church, South ; Elected General Secretary of Board of Edu- cation in 1898, but declined the position; Delegate to the Ecumenical Conferences at Washington in 1891 and London in 1901 ; Fraternal Messenger to Methodist Episcopal Church of Canada, 1892; Seven limes delegate to General Conference of the Meth- odist Episcopal Church, South; Pi Kappa Alpha. foi-iN Magruder Sullivan, A. M., Ph. D. Professor of Chemistry ami Geology, Acting Professor of Physics A. I!., Centenary College, Louisiana, 1887; A. M., University of Mississippi, 1891); Ph. D., Vanderbilt University, 1900; Principal Centenary High School, 1887-89; Professor Natural Science, Centenary College, Louisiana. 1889-19112: Assistant in Astron- omy, Vanderbilt University. 1896-97; Graduate Student in Chemistry and Geology, Summer School, University of Chicago, 1907-08; Member of Amer- ican Chemical Society ; American Society for the Advancement of Science; Mississippi Natural Sci- ence Association ; Mississippi State Teachers ' Asso- ciation ; Audubon Society ; Delta Tau Delta. 13 Prof, [ames Elliott W ' almsley, A. M., Ph. D. ssor of History, Acting Professor of Social Science A. B. and A. M., Randolph- Macon College, 1894; 1 ' h. D.. Illinois Wesleyan University. 1907; Instruct- or in English and Greek, Randolph-Macon College, 1893-95 ; Instructor in Latin and Greek. Randolph- Macon Academy, 1895-97; Professor of Latin and English, Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1897-1901 ; Professor of History and Economics, Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1901-03; Professor of History anil Modern Languages, Millsaps College, 1903-04; Member of American Historical Association; of American Political Science Association; of Amer- ican Academy of Political Science; of Mississippi Historical Society; of Methodist Historical Society; i if Mississippi Teachers ' Association; of Mississippi Valley Historical Association ; Author of " Unpub- lished Correspondence of Burton Harrison, " " Mis- sissippi Politics Before the War, " " Early History of City of Jackson " ; Kappa Alpha. Mifflin Wyatt Swartz, B. A.. M. A. Professor of Greek and Latin Student. University of Virginia. 1891-93; Instruct- or in English and History, Shenandoah Valley Academy, 1893-95; A. B., University of Virginia. 1897; Graduate Student, 1897-99; The Mason Fel- low, 1899-1900; M. A., 1900; Professor of Greek and Latin, Fort Worth University, 1900-03; Professor of Greek and German, Milwaukee Aca demy, 1903- 04; Professor of Greek and Latin, Millsaps College, 1904 — ; Vice-President for Mississippi of the Classi- cal Association of the Middle West and South; President of the Classical Association of Missis- sippi ; Graduate Student, University of Chicago, Sum- mer Quarters, 1907. 1908, 1909; Author of a " Top- ical Analysis of the Latin Verb, " a " Symposium on the Study of Greek and Latin. " etc., etc. 14 Alfred Allan Kern, A. M., Ph. D. Professor of English A. B., Randolph-Macon, 1898; A. M., 1899; Teach- ing Fellow, Vanderbilt University. 1899-1900; Vir- ginia Scholarship, Johns Hopkins, 1900-02; Fellow in English, Johns Hopkins, 1902-03; Fellow hy Cour- tesy. Johns Hopkins, 1903-04, 1906-07; Ph. D., Johns Hopkins, 1907; Member of Modern Language Asso- ciation of America; Mississippi Library Association; Associate Editor of Kappa Alpha Journal; Author of " The Ancestry of Chaucer, " and " Irwin Russell " in the Library of Southern Literature; Kappa Alpha; I ' lii lieta Kappa; Sigma L ' psilon. E. Young Burton, A. B. Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy Teacher in the Public Schools of Virginia, 1896- 98; A. B., University of Virginia, 1902-03; Profes- sor of Mathematics and Commandant of Cadets, St. Charles Military College, Missouri, 1905-07; Grad- uate Student in Mathematics, University of Chicago, summers of 1903-05 ; Superintendent and Professor of Mathematics, St. Charles Military College. Mis- souri, 1907-08; Graduate Student and Assistant in Mathematics, University of Virginia, 1908-09; Engi- neering Student, University of Wisconsin, summer of 1909; Secretary of Mathematics, Section of the Missouri Society of Teachers of Mathematics and Science; Commissioned Colonel, M. X. G. by Gov- ernor Joseph Y. Folk; Member of Philosophical Society, University of Virginia; Phi Sigma Kappa. 15 George Diuguid Davidson, B. A., Ph. I). Professor of Modem Languages B. A., Johns Hopkins University, 1899; Hopkins Scholarship, 1899-1900; Instructor in French and Spanish, University of Virginia, 19112-06; Ph. I).. University of Virginia. 19(15; Fellow, University of Virginia; Professor of Romanic Languages. Uni- versity of Oklahoma, 1906-08; Member of Human- ists ' Club; Author of " The Style of Adenet le Roi " ; Sigma Upsilon. Lewis Bakret ' j Jones . Issistunt iii English A. B., Millsaps College, 1910; Literary Editor, Collegian, 1908-09; Associate Editor, Purple and White, 1908-09. 16 preparatory School jfacultv? Robert Scott Ricketts, A. M. Head Master A. M., Centenary College, 1870; President and Professor, Port Gibson Female College, 1867-73 ; Professor, Whitworth Female College, 1872-1893; Phi Kappa Sigma. George W. Huddlestox., A. 11., A. M. Assistant Master A. 1!., Hiwassee College, 1883; Professor of Greek. Hiwassee College, 1884-91 ; A. M., Hiwassee College, 1886; Professor of Latin and Greek, Harperville College, 1891-93; Principal, Dixon High School, 1893-97; Associate Principal, Harperville College. 1897-99; Associate Principal, Carthage School, 1899- 1900; President State Board of Examiners. 17 Stuart Grayson Noble, A. B. English and Latin A. B., University of North Carolina, 1907; In- structor of English and History, Horner Military School; Graduate Student, University of Chicago, summers 1908-09; Member of Mississippi Teachers ' Association ; Classical Association of the Middle West and South ; Sigma Upsilon ; Pi Kappa Alpha. 18 Xaw Scbool Jfacultg Albert Hall Whitfield, A. M., LL. D. Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Leno of Corporations, Laic of Real Estate, Constitutional Law, and Law and Practice in Federal Courts A. B., University of Mississippi, 1871; A. M., University of Mississippi, IS . " ? ; LL. li.. University of Mississippi, 1874; LL. D., University of Missis- sippi, 1S9S ; Adjunct Professor of Greek, University of Mississippi, 1871-74; Professor of Law, Univer- sity of Mississippi, 1892-94; Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi. William R. Harper, Esq. Contracts, Torts, Personal Property, Pleading, Commercial Late, Equity, Jurisprudence and Equity Procedure Graduate University of Mississippi ; Harvard Law School. 19 TOWHOM WILL THE HAND POINT? £ tiy,MY,Myi YOU DARNED PREPS Senior Class MOTTO Let the Co-eds do the work COLORS Black and Old Gol 1 OFFICERS C. G. Terrell President D. R. Wasson Vice-President Miss Courtenay Clingan Secretary R. C. Pugh Treasurer R. B. Alexander Prophet Morris Strom Historian 22 Richard Baxter Alexander. B. A. .Montrose, Miss. I ' i Kappa Alpha : r. L. S. " He spake, and into every heart his words Carried new strength and courage. " Junior Football (R. G.) ; Junior Baseball; Junior Historian : Senior Football ( L. G., Mgr.) ; Senior Prophet; Art Editor, Boba- shela, 1909-10; Age. 22; Chosen Profession, Medicine; Y. M. C. A. Henry Freeman Balev, B. S ■ Jackson, Miss. " To he nameless in worthy deeds, exceeds an in- famous history. " Age, 19; Chosen Profession, Medicine; Y. M. C. A. 23 William DuBose Bratton, B. A • Jackson, Miss. Alpha Tan Omega; Sigma Upsilon. " For e ' en though vanquished. He would argue still. " Glee Club, 1908; Junior Football (L. T., Mgr.) ; Treasurer, Junior Class; Age, 20; Chosen Profession. Medicine: Y. M. C. A. Edward Cage Brewer, B. A Black Hawk, Miss. Kappa Sigma ; L. L. S. ; Sigma Upsilon. " None knew thee hut to love thee. None named thee hut to praise. " Manager, Junior Basket-ball; Sophomore and Junior-Senior Baseball: Senior Football (R. T.); Compiler, Y. M. C. A. Handbook; Mid-session Orator, L. L. S., 1909; Vice-Pres- ident, L. L. S., 1909; President, L. L. S.. 1910; Associate Editor, Purple and White, 1909; Editor-in-Chief. Bobashela, 1910; Age, 19; Chosen Profession, Law; Y. M. C. A. 24 Robert Milton Brown, P.. A Selma, La. Kappa Sigma ; ( !. L. S. " I pray (lice, then. Write me as one who lines his fellow men. " President, Junior Class. 1908; Leader, Vol- unteer Hand, 1908-09; Vice-President, Y. M. C. A., 1907; Chairman, Bible Study, 1907; Chairman. Devotional Committee, 1908-09; V. M. C. A. Editor, Collegian, 1908; Mid- session Debater, G. L. S., 1908; Commence- ment Debater, ( i. L. S., 1910; Aye, 27 : Chosen Profession. Ministry. Alexander Boyd Campbell, B. S Hestervil Kappa Alpha; L. L. S. ; Sigma Upsilon. " I am not handsome, but I swear 1 have a distinguished look. " Business Manager, Bobashela, 1907; V. M. C. A. Cabinet, 1909; Plattiesburg Chautau- qua, 1908-09; Athletic Editor, Purple and White, 1909; Editor-in-Chief, Purple and White, 1909-10; Captain Varsity Football, 1909; Class Football, four years; Class Base- ball, three years ; Manager Varsity Baseball, 1910; President, Athletic Association, 1909- 10 ; Commencement Debater, L. L. S., 1909 ; Anniversary Orator, L, L. S., 1910: Age, 20; Chosen Profession, Law. 25 Courtenay Clingan, B. S Jackson. Miss. Minnehaha Literary Society; Kappa Mu. " Oh, thou art fairer than the evening air, Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars. " President, M. L. S. ; Will and Testament. 1910 ; Age. 19. John- Wesley Crisler, Jr., B. A Crystal Springs, Miss. 1 ' i Kappa Alpha: L. L. S. " He is the eloquent man who can treat humble subjects with delicacy, lofty things impressively, anil moderate things temperately. " Oscar Kearney Andrews Medal for Ora- tory. 1908 ; Sophomore Baseball ; Junior Base- hall ; Medal at Crystal Springs Chautauqua, 1909 ; Galloway-Lamar Debater ' s Medal, 1909: Partner in Lyceum Management, 1908- 09; M. I. O. A. Representative. 1910; Presi- dent, L. L. S., 1910; Anniversarian, L. L. S., K)io; Age, 19; Chosen Profession, Law; Y. M. C. A. 26 :. rv Marvin Frjzell, B. A .Dea lasonville, : hss Mis? Kappa Sigma ; ( 1. L. S. " I dare do all that may become a man; Who (lares mure, is nunc. " Class Poet, [907; Secretary, L. L. S., 1908; Vice-President, G. L. S., [909; President, ( i. L. S., 1 (joy- 10; Treasurer, Founder ' s Ilall Club, [909-10; Assistant in Latin and Creek, 1908-09; Age. 20; Chosen Profession, Teach- ing; V. M. C. A. Jesse Mark Guinn, B. A. 1 touston, Miss. Kappa Alpha ; L. L. S. " By nature honest, by experience wise. Healthy by temperance and exercise. " President, Freshman Class; Y. M. C. A. Delegate to Ruston, 1907-08: College Basket- Bail Manager, 1907-08; Sophomore, Junior and Senior Football ; Business Manager, Founder ' s Hall Club: V. M. C. A. Editor, Collegian: Glee Club, 1907-08: President, L. L. S., 1910; President, L. L. S. Anniversary, K)io: Honor Council; Assistant Business Manager, Bobashela, 1900-10; Age, 26: Chosen Profession. Ministry 27 James Gann Johnson, B. A Jackson, Miss. Kappa Sigma ; L. L. S. " I love the man that is moderately valiant, that stirs not until he most needs and then to purpose. " Winner of the Millsaps Medal for Oratory. ii)o ; Contestant for Sophomore Medal; Com- mencement Debater, L. L. S., 1910: President, Mid-session Debate, 1910; Assistant Business Manager, Collegian, 1908-09: Junior-Senior Football; Junior Baseball; Age, 19; Chosen Profession, Business. Lewis Barrett Tones, B. A. Madison, Miss. G. L. S. " The man who can he compelled knows not how to die. " Mid-session Debater, G. L. S., 1907-08; Literary Editor, Collegian, 1908-09; Associate Editor, Purple and White, 1908-09; Vice- President, Junior Class : Assistant in English, 1909-10: Millsaps-Southern Debater, 19 10; President, G. L. S., 1910; Age, 20; Chosen Profession, Law ; Y. M. C. A. 2S Augustus Fostek Kelly. B. A Laurel. Mi- Pi Kappa Alpha; L. L. S. " A merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour ' s talk with. " Assistant Business Manager, Purple and White, 1908-09; President, L. L. S., 1909; Local Editor, Purple and White, 1909-10; Age, 22; Chosen Profession, Law: Y. M. C. A. Edith McCluer, B. S. .Jackson, ? liss. Minnehaha Literary Society. " Cheeks like the mountain-pink that grows Among white-headed majesties. " Vice-President, M. L. S. : Assistant in Chemistry, 1909-10; Age, 19. 29 Hugh Brevard McCluer, B. S. Jackson, Miss. L. L. S. " Along the cool, sequestered vale of life He kept the noiseless tenor of his way. " Contestant for Freshman Medal; Contestant for Sophomore .Medal: Junior Patriot ' s Day Orator; Assistant in Chemistry, 1909-10; Age, 23 ; Chosen Profession. Medicine. Willard Cox Moore, B. S. Jackson, Miss. L. L. S. " On their own merits modest men are dumb. " Age. 20: Chosen Profession. Medicine. 30 Martin Luther Neili., 11. S. , Monti- Miss J ' i Kappa Alpha ; G. L. S. " The reason firm, t lie temperate will, Endurance, foresight, strength and skill. " Sophomore, Junior and Senior Football ; Varsity Football, 1908-09; Freshman Base- ball; Mid-session Debater, G. L. S., 1909; President, G. L. S. Anniversary, 1910; Dele- gate to Ruston, 1908-09; Manager of Cottage Club. 1908-09 and 1909-10; Business Man- ager, Purple ami White, 1908-09; Business Manager, Bobashela, 1909-10; Age, 22; Chosen Profession, Business; Y. M. C. A. William Edward Phillips, B. S Belle Prairie, Miss. Kappa Alpha ; L. L. S. " She floats upon the river of his thoughts. " Secretary and Treasurer of Tennis Associa- tion, 1908-09; Local Editor, Purple ami White, 1909; President of Tennis Association, 1909- 10; Senior Football; Age, 20; Chosen Profes- sion, Business. 31 Roscoe Conkling Pugh, P . A Ras, M iss. G. L. S. " None lmt himself can be his parallel. " Age, 26; Chosen Profession, Teaching: Y M. C. A. Charles Reynolds Rew, B. S. .Forest, Miss. Phi Delta; G. L. S. " I am licit in the roll of common men. " Business Manager. Purple and White, 1909- 10; President, G. L. S., 1910; Anniversary Orator, G. L. S., 1910; Age, 21 ; Chosen Pro- fession, Medicine; Y. M. C. A. 32 Robert I-Iamric Ruff, B. A. Ruff. .Miss. Kappa Sigma; G. L. S. : Sigma Upsilon. " A man in all the new world ' s fashion planted, 1 hat hath a mint of phrases in li is brain. " Editor, Collegian, 11)06-07: Oscar Kearney Andrews .Medal for Oratory, 11)06-07; I). A. R. .Medal, 1906-07; Vice-President and Presi- dent, G. L. S., [908-09; Anniversarian, G. L. S., 1910: Millsaps-Southern Debater, 1909; President, Junior Class; Literary Editor. Bob- asiiici.a. 1908-09; Editor-in-Chief. Purple and White, 1908-09; President. V. M. C. A., 1907- 08; Y. M. C. A. Cabinet, 1909-10; Twice Del- egate to Ruston; College Reporter to Clarion- Ledger; .Age. 22; Chosen Profession, Mission- ary. Morris Strom. 1!. S Odessa. Russia " I know everything except myself. " Senior Historian ; Age, 23 ; Chosen Profes- sion. Medicine. 33 Charles Galloway Terrell, I!. S Prentiss, Miss. Kappa Alpha; G. L. S. " A square-set man and honest. " Class Football, four years; Varsity Football, 1908-09 and 1909-10; Manager, Football, 1909-10; Manager, Junior Baseball; Assistant Business Manager, Collegian. 1908-09; Club Editor, Bobashela, 1909-10; President, Sen- ior Class; Age, 23 ; Chosen Profession, Med- icine; V. M. C. A. David Ratliff Wasson, A. Kosciusko, Miss. G. L. S. " Report me and my cause aright. " Class Football. 1908-09 and 1909-10; Var- sity Football, 1908-09 and 1909-10: Oakley Memorial Prize, 1908-09; Delegate to Ruston, 1908-09; Vice-President. G. L. S., 1908-09; Vice-President, V. M. C. A., 1908-09: Dele- gate to Rochester, 1910; Class Editor, Boba- shela, 1909-10; Honor Council: Age, 25; Chosen Profession, Teaching. 34 • " rax k Starr Williams, B. S fackson, Miss. I ' i Kappa Alpha ; ( i. L. S. " Whence is thy learning? Mast thy toil O ' er books consumed the midnight oil? " Class Football, three years; Freshman .Medal, 1906; Commencement Debater. (I. L. S., H)Oi) ; Y. M. C. A. Treasurer, 1909-10; Delegate to Ruston, 1909; Assistant Business Manager. Bobashela, 1908-09; Treasurer and Manager. ( dee Club, 1908-09; Age 21 ; Chosen I ' rofession, Medicine. Leon Winans Whitson, B. S Jackson. .Miss, G. L. S. " I am a man; nothing that is human do I think unbecoming in me. " Class Football, four years; Varsity Foot- ball, 1909-10; Junior Baseball; -Age, 20; Chosen Profession, Civil Engineering; V. M. C. A. 35 Memories In that sweet, quiet hour Of a day near its close, When the warm fire bids Us to dream and to doze, When dull Now is forgotten, With its joy and its care, T is of Millsaps I am thinking And the friends I knew there. Again in the moonlight Merry voices I hear, Then a song through the stillness Is borne to my ear — Forgot is French Grammar, And " T. A. " divine, For the shack boys are singing To " Sweet Adeline. " Now a morning of spring-time, On that campus I see, All the elms in green glory And song birds in each tree. There are hedges of roses, Wild strawberries, too, And the soft southern breeze Tells of violets new. And as stars after sunset, One by one, fill the sky. So the faces and voices Of old friends multiply. From lesson to library, Back to lesson again, All happy together — As we should have been. But some wind has blown us Away from that dear place; Just a few now are left Our commencement to grace. So here ' s health, wealth and joy From hearts that beat true; Fairest Class, NINETEEN TEN, Here ' s to Millsaps and YOU. H. 36 Senior History HAVE been entrusted with the high honor of writing the History of the Class of 1910. A serious task! More so, because my capricious .Muse of Inspiration has forsaken me at the most needful moments, and because my recent trip to " Nod Land, " where I had hoped to rind some light on the subject has also proved absolutely fruitless. Now, taking into consideration the score of my brilliant predecessors and their equally brilliant achievements, 1 begin to realize the gravity of my own situation and the perilous disadvantage at which my classmates are placed. Hut. gentle reader, only remembering that " Officium primum est. " I resolved to give you something, even if it be a free version of " The Same Old Story in the Same Old Way, " and when my task is finally completed, I shall breathe a sigh of relief and withdraw with humblest apologies into the remotest corner. To begin with, ours was a case of " Veni, vidi, vici, " as the first and decisive battle was won by us at the time when we were in our embryonic stage, in September of 1906. When our band of seventy-three came together and organized into a class, it was decided unanimously that green should not be selected as a class color. Thus we at once deprived the upper classmen of their traditional pleasure of prefixing such a beautiful epithet to our names as " verdant Freshmen, " and, moreover, we placed ourselves upon a higher level than any Freshmen had ever dreamed of. Very soon, indeed, the entire student bodv came to realize that the Class of ' 10 was composed of individ- uals with whom they would have to reckon. Throughout the entire session we maintained the highest standard in every phase of college life. W e were successful in our class work; our men served as beacons of light and ex- amples of eloquence in both literary societies; we were well represented in every issue of the Collegian; we took an active part in Y. M. C. A. work, and in Athletics we outstripped on the whole every other class. Finally, when the session was over and we bade each other good-bye. we realized that the foundation of our class monument was well laid. Each one of us went in his direction to accumulate new strength, in order to help build this monument 37 tn grander proportions and loftier heights than had ever been attempted heretofore by any other class. September of 1 ' 07 found us again assembled in the College chapel. We were somewhat diminished in number (twenty-one of us having remained in the world) but not in spirit. With the same zeal and zest we threw our- selves into our work. We attacked the hated " sines " and " cosines. " as well as our opponents on the football field, with an equal fervor; we " rode " bravely over the well-trodden but rocky paths of Virgil and Xenophon ; we have gone through all the immeasurable pleasures which the immortal " T. A. " afforded tis ; we have subjected ourselves to tin- inspiring effects of H.,S, and learned to pronounce with precise correctness, " Ich liebe dich, " when ad- dressing ourselves to the fairest members of the fair sex. In the halls of our Literary Societies, the arrows of eloquence of the members of ' 10 were more sharp and piercing than ever. During the baseball sease)n we dragged into the dust of defeat many an upper as well as lower classman, and in the " Gym " we proved preeminent. Finally, when the battle was called off and we were proclaimed victors, we found that our class monument was more than half built. Again we parted for the summer to return as Juniors and continue our noble work. In the fall of the year 1S08, our Class entered upon an era of almost un- precedented success. After having spent some time in lamenting over those eighteen who had not returned to college, we took up our work. And work it was! Some of us settled down, determined to master the structural formula of " para-oxy-phenyl-alpha-amino propionic acid. " thus attaining fame ami immortality. Some have thought it their ditty to proclaim the deeds of the Class of ' 10 " all over the land of cotton, " and especially among the fair and beautiful. Like the bards of old. they have adopted for that purpose a well- known song, used by their colleagues on the Rhine: " Mein Herz ist wie ein Bienen-Haus, Die Madchen sind die Bienen; Sie gehen in, Sie gehen aus ; Mein 1 lerz ist wie ein I ' lienen-Haus. " Still others have been puzzling their brains in an effort to prove to the world that Newton was not such a wonder after all, that the Class of ' 10 could defy all " Laws of Motion " ; and really, at the close of the session, several of us have found ourselves at exactly the same point from which we started. I do not doubt that we would have succeeded in overthrowing the laws of the insignificant Newton were it not For our beloved Dr. Sullivan. The latter, fearing that we contemplated the downfall of the old reliable school of 38 Physics, began at mice to apply " specials " as an antidote and I " , behold, we moved on with the rapidity of a glacier! But all these noble efforts and worth)- attainments were nothing in com- parison with the task of establishing our College weekly, the Purple and White. We are proud that the idea was originated bv one from our midst. An indi- vidual, whose outward appearance is that of an ordinary mortal, were it not for the pince-nez which ornaments his Roman nose, and the red hair which falls in profusion about his philosophic brow, but whose inward qualities are those of a literary genius still in his teens, and a strong tendency for " wire pulling. " 1 refer to no one else than " Red, " alias " Rough. " Once he " dipt into the future far as human eye could see " and perceived at once a wide and undeveloped field for the latent literary forces of the Junior Class. Upon communicating the idea to the rest of us, he met with a hearty support, and soon a crowd of enthusiastic Juniors were set t work, carrying through their magnificent plan under the benevolent auspices of our esteemed I r. Kern. A few days later, the rustling sound of one of the best college weeklies in America was heard in every nook and corner of the campus. Names like " Ed " Brewer, " Boyd " Campbell, " Gus " Kelly, " Prep " Wasson, " Red " Xeill, and man_ ' , many others will be handed down to posterity, for they are the ones who gave whatever brains and time they could spare to the development of our Purple and White. In the meantime, the sun was rising and setting, and when the hour of parting struck the third annual knell, we looked up and beheld that our mon- ument had risen to a dizzy height, like one of the pyramids of old Egypt, and that the monuments of those who had gone before us looked much smaller and poorer in workmanship. " Piene est, " said we to each other and departed, each one taking his course. Xow we have reached our " annus mirabilissimus, " and with pangs oi regret we must say that our present number has dwindled down to twenty- six. The momentous annals of our last year ' s struggle are not yet completed, but we have already accomplished some things that constitute a worthy and brilliant crown for our unsurpassed class monument. In the fall our attention was centered on the gridiron, and the spirit of our courageous football players has been wisely likened to that displayed by those who once protected the pass of Thermopylae. They had experienced a similar fate to our men ; beaten but not defeated! Never defeated! For the spirit of our revered heroes is just as staunch and undaunted as ever! The Class of ' 10 is still leading the Purple and White, and continues to do noble work through its columns. The artistic and literary work of the Boba- 39 siikla is being dune exclusively by the members of ' 10, and one of our numer- ous followers of Demosthenes is to represent our College at the coming State Oratorical Contest. Meanwhile we have accumulated new stores of knowledge. We fully comprehend the difference between " conation " and " cognition " ; we have learned the most startling fact, that besides us there have been Trilobites Paradoxides and Pentromites Godona who have added to the sum total of the universe. Some of us are still in quest of the " Philosopher ' s Stone, " while others enjoy immensely the course in " star gazing " while in the friendly embrace of Morpheus. In short, we are still in the midst of our troubles, but our days are numbered, and we shall soon have to leave the protecting walls of our dear Alma Mater — one of the largest and best classes she has ever sent forth — and go out into the world to grapple a mighty battle with Life. So, with the old Grit and Spirit, forward, boys, for " Is it well that while we range with Science, glorying in Time, City children soak ' and blacken soul and sense in city slime: " Follow you the Star that lights a desert pathway, yours or mine. Forward, till you see the highest human nature is divine. ' ' Follow Light ami do the Right — for man can half control his doom — Till you find the deathless Angel seated in the vacant tomb. " Mi irris Stri im, Historian. Here ' s to the man who first began To knock on Millsaps College ; May he stand where all the land Can ridicule his knowledge. If he should be sent out to sea On a mission of any kind, Let the crew, in a leaky canoe, leave him far behind. If he should travel on his native gravel, Or remain on his parental plot. May snow and rain, sorrow and pain, Forever be his lot. BUT here ' s to the men who now begin To take HER interests to reart, May they be blest in the haven of rest, As men who have done their part R B A. 40 Mill ano {Testament of the Senior Class Knowing that the time of our departure is at hand, and wishing to assure a proper disposal of the vast wealth of experiences, rights and privileges which it has been our pleasure to possess as college students, we, the Graduating Class of Millsaps College, hoping to benefit all future students at said Col- lege, do hereby make, constitute and ordain this, our last will and testament, in manner and form as follows : I. To the Class of 1911 we bequeath our beloved Bobashela, with the hope that for them the work on it will progress as smoothly and harmoniously as we have found it to do. II. Also to the Class of 1911 we leave that southeast corner of the chapel known as Section I . III. That all future students may be benefitted by it. we will and bequeath to the Carnegie-.Millsaps Library that masterpiece of the Class of 1 ( ' 10 — " Compromises. " IV. To the Freshman Class we give our collection of aniline dyes, war- ranted to make any shade of green unrecognizable. V. To future aspiring chemists we leave the care of the balance room in the Senior Laboratory, with the warning that they always keep the door closed. VI. Knowing that he will appreciate the sentiments expressed in that humorous little volume by Bratton, " (letting to Class Late. " we bequeath a copy of it to I. C. Enochs. VII. To all future Senior classes, in order to save them much time and arduous labor, we will our carefully prepared set of examination questions on the catalog. VIII. To all town students we leave the West Street car and " Uncle Jack. " 41 IX. As a testimonial of our love and respect, and after diligent search for something that would please him, we bequeath to Dr. Ackland large por- traits of M. L. Neil! and F. S. Williams. X. All our honors — scholastic, oratorical and athletic — we bequeath to that hall of fame — the Memories of our Alma Mater, where live in spirit all those who have preceded us. We do hereby appoint Dr. W. B. Murrah as sole administrator of this last will and testament and require that he give bond for the sum of $100,000. Further, we do hereby provide that if any think they have not received their proper share of our bequests, and do contest this will for the purpose of obtaining a larger portion, they shall be deprived of the bequests made them by this will and same shall be used to erect a Hospital for Dog-Eared Interlined Books. Witness our signature this seventh day of June, 1910. The Se.mor Class. 42 Senior fl ropbec For I looked into the future far as the eye could see, Saw the vision of the Seniors and all the " humbugs " they could be. Am 1 mad that 1 should cherish that which will not come to pass? 1 will pluck it from my prophecy, our deeds will surely last. As the Senior is. the world is; he is mated to their plans. And the greatness of his learning will have weight in many lands. For I looked into the future far as the eye could see, Saw the vision of the Seniors and all the great men they would he. Saw that some were business men in a busy world of labor. A millionaire in fortune, and nobly helping out his neighbor. Some were versed in surgery, assisting the afflicted. Curing the worst diseases tongue or pen has e ' er depicted. Some were teaching the young, in the ways of truth and right. Giving " them lofty aspirations, preparing them for the fight. Some will show a light to all men, preach a gospel, all men ' s good, Show them their salvation by believing in Christ ' s spilt blood. Men my brothers, men the Seniors, ever doing something new, Where is the limit to the many noble things they ' ll do? For I doubt not thru all the Seniors one noble purpose holds. Inspires their comrades, and public sentiment moulds. We yearn for the large excitement that coming years will yield, We are eager as a boy when first he leaves his father ' s field. 43 And our spirits leap within us to be gone before us then. Underneath the light we look at, in among the throngs of men. There the common sense of us shall hold a fretful world at bay, With our learning we shall lift them up from day to day. So now into the world we plunge, to wander far and long, A sad farewell to Hooks and Profs., a farewell to Chapel-song. 44 AN UNROMANTIC CHRONICLE OF FOUR UNROMANTIC YEARS As a Freshman first he greets her; And ' t is out on North Stale Street That the chubby little student And sweet schoolgirl chance to meet. As a flashy Sophomore, next, She wears his bright frat pin; She a Senior at Belhaven, He a frat man — just talfen in. But now, a Junior dandy, An awful swell gallant. He mafyes profound advances To this charming debutante. At length, a learned Senior, He tells his tale, somehow; And, well — no matter what she said, She darns his stockings now. 45 OFFICERS E. J. Ellzey President W. G. Williams Vice-President C. L. Waller Secretary 47 flDembers of the law Class J. M. Alford McComb, Miss. J. E. Berry Baldwyn, Miss. B. A. Boutwell Orange, Miss. H. D. Casey Williamstown, Vt. F. W. Collins Battlefield, Miss. E. J. Ellzey Gulfport, Mi ss. M. X. Lee Magazin, Miss. O. C. Luper Prentiss, Miss. J. D. Martin Raleigh, Miss. B. L. Mayes Jackson, Miss. S. I. Osborn Norfield, Miss. A. W. Partch Tougaloo, Miss. T. V. Simmons Sallis, Miss. G. W. Snowden Battlefield, Miss. M. E. Thompson Blue Mountain, Miss. C. L. Waller Silver Creek, Miss. W. G. Williams •. . . Brookhaven, Miss. 48 -1 LAW CLASS History of tbc Xaw Class rlEXEYER any extraordinary phenomenon appears and the light of the investigating and inquisitive curiosity is turned thereupon for inspection, the first question usually is: " From whence did it come? " The Millsaps Law Class of l c )10 is undoubtedly the most extraordinary phenomenon of its kind that has appeared since the palmy days when our ancestors dwelt in the leafy-boughed palaces of Monkey-land. And the eternal and ever-recurring question of the populace is: " From whence did it come? " Xo proof need be offered to substantiate the assertion as to its being the most rambunctious phenomenon of the age; hut we only ask you, wearied reader, if you have any doubt about it. just to take a sidelong glance at any of its representatives and see if you, too, do not ask the question: " From whence did it come? " But your question will remain unanswered. It is an unsolved problem. Many theories have been offered by eminent Bugologists in their efforts to find their origin ; some have said that Teddy must have routed them from the jungles of Africa. Others have claimed that they are harmless specimens that Ted sent over. They have even been dragged into the North Pole con- troversy, both Cook and Peary claiming to have found them . However, little credence has been given to the statements of these gentlemen. There are others who claim, with some degree of certainty, that these are refugees from the infested districts of the boll weevil, otherwise, bankrupt and disgruntled farm hands. The gentlemen composing the Class have each a clear and distinct indi- viduality, and by these characteristics ye shall know them ; viz., Alford the Bashful, Berry the Dumb, Boutwell the Beautiful, Collins the Cunning, Ellzev the Erudite, Lee the Learned. Luper the Lean, Mayes the Regular, Martin the Sanctified, Osborn the Opulent, Snowden the Reformed, Simmons the Celibate, Thompson the Intelligent. Waller the Overworked, Williams the Silent. All these celebrities corralled into one bunch cause the Class of ' 10 to shine with undimmed lustrosity, even as irridescent and luminiferous satel- 50 lites in the illimitable firmament of imperishable grandiloquence. Their char- acteristics have permeated every feature of the college life like the odor of immemorial hash filling every nook and corner of that abode of afflicted hu- manity called a boarding-house. But, notwithstanding the varied and heterogeneous propensities making up the Class, two common features are found in every member. One of these is an inordinate, undisguised and immeasurable wealth of ignorance about even-thing in general, and law in particular. The other common character- istic is a strong and determined ambition to be leaders in the onward march of the millions toward a grander commonwealth and a greater civilization, whereby they may revolutionize the universe, perishing the microcosm in the limitless macrocosm and sinking this earthly segregate in the boundless, rushing, choral aggregation eternally E Pluribus I ' ntim. 51 COLORS Blue and Gold MOTTO " In our wisdom we trust, and in Latin we bust " OFFICERS R. J. Bingham... C. E. Johnson Miss Myrtle Johnson President . Vice-President Secretary 52 Class IRoll Andrew Joseph Beasley Woodland, Miss. Y. M. C. A.: Fourth Term President, G. L. S. Roscoe C. Bkrry Prentiss, Miss. Kappa Alpha; L. L S. Robert Jacob Bingham Embry, Miss. Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Varsity Football; Vice-President, L. L. S. ; Assistant Business Manager, Purple and While, igio; Junior Basket-Bali. William Carl Coggix Nettleton, Miss. Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S.; Junior Basket-Bali. Isaac Columbus Enochs Jackson, Miss. Kappa Alpha; Assistant Business Manager, Bobashela, rooS-oi) Albert Augustus Green, Jr Jackson, Miss. Kappa Sigma; L L. S.: Class Football; Local Editor. Purple and While; Junior Basket-Bali. Festus Eugene Harrison Lodi, Miss. Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S. Samuel Friedlander Hart Jackson, Miss. Miss Lavada Honeycutt Downsville, La. Charles Edward Johnson Batesville, Miss. Kappa Alpha; President Honor Council; Millsaps-Southern Debater; Vice- President Athletic Association; Associate Editor, Purple and White; L, L. S.; Y. M. C, A.; Junior Basket-Bail. Miss Myrtle Johnson : Jackson, Miss. Miss Adele Knowles Jackson, Miss. Kappa Mu Miss Mary Linfield Yicksburg, Miss. Miss Janie Linfield Vicksburg, Miss. Thomas Wiley Lewis, Jr Columbus, Miss. Pi Kappa Alpha; G. L S. ; V. M, C. A.; Captain Junior Football; Varsity Football; Glee Club, iqoo; Class Football. ' 07. ' oS, ' oq. S3 Joshua Marion Morse Gulfport, Miss. Phi Delta. Commencement Debater. G L. S.. iqio: President G. L. S . iqoq: Associate Editor Bobashela: Class Football. E.mil Niclaus Saltillo, Mexico Miss Marguerite Park Jackson, Miss. Kappa Mu; Social Editor. Purple and While; Class Historian Thomas Haywood Phillips Belle Prairie, Miss. Kappa Alpha. Percy Albert Ricketts Dwiggins. Miss. Kappa Sigma; Class Football: Class Baseball; Varsity Football. James Shoffxer Savage Iuka. Miss. V. M. C. A.: Mid-session Debater. L. L. S. . iqio; Junior Basket-Bail. James Bexxett Taylor Jackson, Miss. Zachary Taylor Jackson, Miss. Samuel Erxest Williamson Collins. Miss. Pi Kappa Alpha; Varsity Football; Class Football; Mid-session Debater. G. L. S.; V. M. C. A. Frederick William Wimberly Wesson. Miss. Kappa Alpha: Oakley Scholarship Prize, iqoq: Andrews Medal for Oratory. iqoq: Special Reporter. Purple and While, iqio: Commencement Debater. L. L. S. . iqio. Mixg Uxg Zuxg Soochow, China 54 a. o History of tbc Class of 19X1 HE history of the Class of 1911! Noble three and twenty, what pen is worthy to recount thy great and glorious deeds! No pen is worthy, but we feel that we can not, with a clear conscience and in justice to our fellow men, leave unrecorded our most noble deeds. They have been many and great, and we regret that here we have space for only a few. In September, 1907, there were enrolled in the Freshman Class of Mill- saps College ninety boys and lour girls. Could there be a more perfect be- ginning? Then came class organization. The first officers of the Class of 1 11 were Roscoe C. Berry, 1 ' resident : Carrie Wharton, Vice-President; Marguerite Park. Secretary; A. B. Clark, Treasurer. Under these officers we achieved things remarkable and. in sooth, most astounding for a Freshman Class. The dignified and experienced Seniors, the haughty Juniors and even the wise Sophs stood in awe of such genius as we displayed in all we under- took; indeed, jealousy rankled in more than one ungenerous heart. In mental activities we always took the lead, breaking the record in Fresh- man Math. In the Literary Societies our genius was continually displaying itself before open-mouthed upper-classmen. In society at large, we acquired a most enviable position. In athletics, we proudly took the lead. Our foot- ball team, which has since been the envy of the colleges for miles around, in this first trial acquitted itself most gloriously, so that not only our Class but the College felt honored. In baseball we easily defeated the other class- men ami won the pennant. Thus victoriously ended our Freshman year and we went home to our well-deserved rest. But we returned — with slightly diminished numbers, we own. However, our ardor was not dampened by this. Sophs of 1S09! How full of victories for us was this vear stored! We took up our studies with renewed vig ' or and, as wise Sophomores should, we set about to place before the coming generations of Freshmen an example which they would be eager and proud to follow. We organized early with the following officers: A. C. Anderson. President; C. W. Bufkin, Vice-President; .Marguerite Park, Secretary. The sad death of our beloved President, later in the vear, was the occasion of 56 greatest grief, not only to our Class. but to the College. In his death we sustained an inestimable loss. To till the vacancy l . C. Berry was elected. As we applied ourselves, each day brought forth some fresh evidence of our genius. The " profs, " who had been surprised at us as Freshmen, fairly marveled now. The Juniors and Seniors had ceased to be jealous of our achievements, and simply looked on in silent wonder. Again we conquered on the field of athletics. As the wind carrieth away the chaff, so our " in- vincible eleven " swept before it the other teams. None could withstand their onrush, neither Senior. Junior nor Freshman — all alike perished, and we were rewarded this time with the cup. In baseball we were alike victorious, defeating the others and a second time winning the pennant. No other class in the history of the College has accomplished this during the same year. Good reason had we to be proud of our record. Thus gloriously did we end i mr Sophonn ire rear. Another well-earned vacation, and in September, 1909, we came again — not all. for many had left our ranks. Our number had fallen to twenty-three; but undaunted, we organized once more, with Robert J. Bing " ham, President; C. F. Johnson. Vice-President; Myrtle Johnson, Secretary. This year we have been more than ever successful in mental fields. We have mastered Horace and I ' liny; we have mastered Organic Chemistry; we have mastered Calculus. We now feel able to cope with the world. What terrors has Seniordom for us now? Our Junior year is gone. How dear we hold it! Xext year, classmates, will be fraught with anxiety — too full of classes that must lie taken and made. This year our work has been hard; but with all there has not come to us that feeling of responsibility, amounting at times almost to despair. that we must inevitably experience next year as Seniors. Xow we must part for a while, and when we meet again, it will be in the long-sought " promised land ' ' of Seniordom. In spite of our efforts. O Juniors, many opportunities to do greater things have been lost. Realizing this, let us each profit well by our mistakes and make of next year a grand and glorious success. Id tSTORTAX. 57 June iRoscs Sweet and faint as a whispered prayer, The fragrant incense fills the air; The chill of the spring-time passes by, June comes with the roses and azure sky, The song of birds, and the laughing stream The sights and sounds of a summer dream Linger and brood over field and wood, And over the valleys soft and dim, Like the echoed sound of a far-off hymn, Sounds the mocker ' s call thro ' the solitude Bright as the burning bush of old, The ash, blood-red through the thicket shines; And I hear the ripple of waters bold Blent with the murmur of the pines As I came thro ' fields of waving corn I passed a garden of roses fair. Kissed by the rosy lips of morn, The brightest and sweetest were blooming there Oh! thoughts of love! an angel ' s tear, By Love a form and substance given; Lost Eden ' s joys still lingering here, To woo the erring soul to heaven. Your faces are bright with a thought suppressed. Your lips are red with the wine of truth! Why linger you here in a world unblessed? Types of lost Eden ' s Joy and Youth! Zhc TRoses ' IReplv? effn Cborus) Nine sisters we are! when the world was young, And the stars of the morning together sung In the Garden of Eden, pure and bright, There blossomed a rose of spotless white. Pure, and white as the snow, it shone With a radiance borrowed from the Throne; Pure and white as a dream of God, It blossomed and bloomed on Eden ' s sod Pure and white was the Kaiseiin, ' Till touched and soiled by the hand of sin; And, indistinct as the shaded lines That separate the colors seven, When bright the bow of promise shines Against the dark background of Heaven The changes were White, pure as snows, Then, touched by Error ' s deadly blight, To softer sadness changed the rose, Half losing all its lustrous white Pure, even yet! thro ' change, thro ' death, The lingering scent of Eden ' s bower; The subtle, delicate, sweet breath Of Heaven pervades the fallen flower Pure! tho its colors change and dim, For in its heart there ever broods The holy dream, the thought of Him, Whose love the tiniest flower includes. Pare, even yet! oh, highest type Of rosehood, holy, pure and fair; On Calvary, when the time was ripe, The Rose of Sharon blossomed there! J. F, D. 58 HE Dearest little pelican, Just say you will be mine, I yield me to your whelming charms, That all the world outshine. SHE But why should I be singled out As fitter than the rest? Which charm of mine attracted you, And made you like me best? HE I enow, dear bird, you ' ve won degrees, Your learning is divine, But this o ' er all attracted me, Your harmony of line. B. R. 59 COLORS MOTTO Blue and Gold " If there is no way we will make one " OFFICERS D. W. Bufkix President J. B. Kirk land Vice-President Miss Annie Bessie Whitson Secretary 60 Class IKoll Jason Abraham Alford Magnolia, Miss. Y. M. C. A; Vice-President G. L. S , iyoS. James Wesley Broom Daisy, Miss. Honor Council, Mid-session Debater, G. L. S.; Class Football; Y. M. C. A Daniel Webster Bufkix Barlow, Miss. Phi Delta; Assistant Business Manager, Bobashela, 1908-09 and 1909-10; President, L. L. S, 1010: Y M C A. Daniel DeWitt Cameron Hattiesburg, Miss. Phi Delta; Honor Council; Class Football; G L. S.; Y. M. C. A.; Basket-Bail. Walter Simeon Clark Eucutta, Miss. Grover Cleveland Clark Eucutta, Miss. Phi Delta; Freshman Medal; Class Football; Mid-session Debater, L L S. ; Y. M. C. A. Frank Burkitt Collins Soso, Miss Treasurer, L. L. S, 1910; Y. M. C. A. Annie May Cooper Jackson, Miss. Nellie Calhoun Dodds Asylum, Miss. Class Historian. Joseph James Flowers Florence, Miss. John William Green . . . West, Miss. Class Football; Class Basket-Bail; Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S. Edward Hammond Green Jackson, Miss. Kappa Sigma; L. L. S. Clifton Howard Herring Wilkinson, Miss. Class Football; Y. M. C. A.: G L. S. Lyonel Clayton Kirkland Ellisville, Miss. Pi Kappa Alpha; Class Football; Class Basket-Ball; Varsity Football; Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S. John Burrus Kirkland Ellisville, Miss. Pi Kappa Alpha; Class Football ; Class Basket-Ball; Varsity Football; Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S. ; Assistant Business Manager, Purple and White, 1909-10; Manager Track Team, 1908-og. 61 Willard Lester Lewis Woodland, Miss. Class Football; Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S. Ullen Francis Logue Jackson, Miss. L. L. S. Thomas Edison Lott Kilmichael, Miss. Kappa Sigma; Class Football; Y. M. C. A.; G. L. S. John Hendrix Mitchell Water Valley, Miss. Class Football. Joe Henry Morris Jackson, Miss. Kappa Sigma; G. L. S. Randolph Dillon Peets Wesson, Miss. Phi Delta; Manager College Basket-Bali; Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S. Oscar J. Rainey Jackson, Miss. Kappa Sigma; Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S. Frederick B. Smith Blue Mountain, Miss. Class Basket-Bail; Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S. Walter Ellison Smith Barlow, Miss. L. L. S. Robert Ernest Steen Florence, Miss. Class Football; Honor Council; Delegate to Rochester; Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S. Swepson Smith Taylor Jackson, Miss. Kappa Alpha. Fulton Thompson Jackson, Miss. KappaSigma; Photographer for Bobashela, 1908-09 and 1909-10 ; G. L. S. William Nathaniel Thomas D ' Lo, Miss. Y. M. C. A.; G. L. S. ; Phi Delta, James Thompson Weems. . Sun, Miss. Y. M. C. A. ; L. L. S. Annie Bessie Whitson Jackson, Miss. 62 Sophomore History TELL of a Class whose members have assembled from every town in the State, and whose abilities were ne ' er surpassed. NSfeib In fact, the Sophomore Class may well be considered an f J example of what the Juniors and Seniors would like for Up their past lives to have been; and, indeed, we are told that the Preps and Freshmen even envy us. Revolving such thoughts in our minds, we have determined to make for ourselves an illustrious record, one of which not only we ourselves, but the College as well, will lie justly proud. Let us look at our past lives t justify the determination. As Freshmen, we worked as one man. ever ready to do our best. The professors, in order to encourage us. were continually com- plimenting us. and seeing how admirably the plan worked, have just contin- ued. Despite all this, the old habit of " busting ' , " which belongs to every class, still pursued us. Simply because the Seniors had attained a higher degree of wisdom than we poor " Freshies, " they decided to whip us. but we In ire it bravely. Through many a peri] have we passed and by each we were made stronger. Now we are Sophomores. We will peep into the various class-rooms. In " Trig. " the Sophomores are so brilliant that in consideration of ur intel- ligence Professor Burton even ottered to jump from the window on his head, if — . In Chemistry, regardless of the difficulty which must classes have, we looked so wise that our professor mentioned it to the Faculty. Realizing the prospect for short stories and not wishing to hurf any one ' s feelings, it was decided to abandon the Collegian for this year. In the Literary Societies and in the Y. M. C. A. the Sophomores hold prominent positions. On the Purple and White and the Bobashela Staff we have had representatives for two years. Though we have done well in every department, yet in athletics we have excelled everv class, and now we are the proud possessors of the cup. Such playing as the Sophomores did was never seen, even on Mount Olympus. However, much of our success is due to our efficient coach. Dr. Kern. As a whole, we are a class of which the College is exceedingly proud, and let us hope that when we enter life as individuals we will make equally bril- liant records. I I rSTORIAN " . 64 PROFESSORS ' HOMES tfrcsbman Class OFFICERS . President V. L. Terrell _ Vice-President F T. Scott W. A. Ferguson ..Secretary H. C. Selby Treasurer 66 Class IRoll Frederick Watson Adams Kosciusko, Miss. Mounger Favre Adams Laurel, Miss. Y. M. C. A ; L. L S. Aarox Douglass Bell Charleston, Miss. Kappa Alpha. Thaddeus Bernard Blaker ' . Kosciusko, Miss. Harry Harmon Boswell Kosciusko, Miss. Kappa Alpha; L. L. S. Robert Robb Chichester Edwards, Miss. Kappa Sigma; Class Football; Varsity Football. William Meyers Colmer Gulfport, Miss. Pi Kappa Alpha; L. L S ; Class Basket- Ball Thomas Bush, Utica, Miss. Cap Carter Plattsburg, Miss. Homer Currie Raleigh, Miss. William Moody Dorman Lexington, Miss. Pi Kappa Alpha. Ernest Jefferson Davis New Albany, Miss. Thomas Lawrence Evans Jackson, Miss. Kappa Sigma. Kenneth Wise Fairly Hazlehurst, Miss. Class Basket-Bali; Kappa Sigma William Ashford Ferguson Hattiesburg, Miss. Kappa Alpha; Class Basket-Bail; L. L. S. Weltox Troy Harkey Harpersville, Miss. Phi Delta. Street Lowery ' Hinds Tupelo, Miss. Kappa Alpha. Stanley Robbins Hinds Tupelo, Miss. Kappa Alpha. George Beaman Huddlestox Jackson, Miss. Kappa Sigma; G. L. S. 67 Clyde Davis Irving Weir, Miss. Kappa Alpha. Richard Irvin Jolly Union, Miss. L. L S.; Class Basket-ball Robert Wesley Joxes Madison, Miss. G. L. S.; Class Football. Melville Johnso n Minter City, Miss. Herbert Hamilton Lester Jackson, Miss. Edward Martin Livingston Louisville, Miss. Phi Delta; Class Basket- Ball; L. L. S. Samuel Benjamin Lampton Tylertown, Miss. William B. Montgomery Pontotoc, Miss. L. L. S ; Class Basket-Bali Layce Boswell Myers Louisville, Miss. Thomas Watkins Newell Paris, Tenn. Kappa Sigma; Manager Preparatory Football Team; Manager Freshman Basket-Ball team; Honor Council; G. L. S. ; Varsity Football. Dunlap Peeples Jackson, Miss. Kappa Alpha Amos S. Raper Byhalia, Miss. G. L. S. Leonidas Willing Ramsey Hazlehurst. Miss. Kappa Sigma; L. L. S ; Art Contributor to Bobashela, iqio. Benjamin Clarence Rush Mississippi City, Miss. Pi Kappa Alpha; G. L. S, Frank Tomkeys Scott Hattiesburg, Miss. Pi Kappa Alpha; L L. S. Henry Cook Selby Natchez. Miss. L. L. S. Oliver Enochs Shell Okolona, Miss. G. L. S. Robert Lee Sterling Gloster, Miss. L. L. S. Vernon Lagrange Terrell Prentiss, Miss. G. L. S. John Simeon Therrell Aberdeen, Miss. Kappa Sigma; Varsity Baseball Team; Varsity Football; Class Football. James Dorsey Wroten Booneville, Miss. Phi Delta; G. L. S. Richard W. Weilenman Shaw, Miss. Kappa Alpha Martin Luther White Prentiss, Miss. James Woodward Welsh Philadelphia, Miss. Kappa Alpha. 68 a ; S x W jfresbman [lbietoi [N September 29th, 1909, many new men hailed from hill and dale to enter Millsaps College and quench their thirst for learning. At the sound of the chapel hell we scampered from our rooms off up the hill to the Alain Building, where devotional exercises were held. We entered the room, not knowing how nor where to go, but finally were seated in the spacious Auditorium directly in front of the " wise men. " After a somewhat lengthy exercise, the several announcements were made, which were of value to the old men hut which meant very little to the Freshmen, who, of course, had to ask again and again where each professor was to be found. We found the professors and were classified. The first few days were spent very energetically; no one had half enough to do. and all were really worried about how we would spend all of our time. However, this feeling soon wore away and our only fear was whether each of us had time to do our work. The thirst for knowledge was almost forgotten by the end of the second week and many of us began to think of home. How pleasant would be a draught of water from the old spring that trickled sparkling clear from beneath the shade of the old beech! How we longed to sit again on the back porch and listen to the charm of the evening mocking-bird as she sang a year ago! We little thought, when surrounded by this bliss of nature, how- happy we really were ; and we longed to get to college where we would not have to work. But, when once the boys had learned the ways of the college man, they made a wonderful showing in almost every phase of college life. It is true that we had no football team, but this may easily be explained. There are a great many high schools in this State and Louisiana which have no foot- ball, and the new men who were versed in the game were few: however, we furnished several of the Varsity team. The basket-ball team made a better showing, but won no pronounced distinction. The baseball team has not had an opportunity to show the ex- cellent qualities which we are sure it possesses. Though the Freshman Class has won no honors on the athletic field, yet we are sure we will. It has been very conspicuous in the literary societies, and it has made a place in the his- tory of Millsaps College. Xow. boys, let ' s determine to be here next year. The man who drops out will be missed, but he will miss more than we shall; we shall be dis- appointed if any one fails to return. Let ' s all shake hands again in the Y. M. C. A. hall on September 30th, 1010. 70 Co J££ s Miss Annie May Cooper Jackson. Miss. Miss Courtenay Clingan Jackson, Miss. Miss Nellie Dodds Jackson, Miss. Miss Lavada Honeycutt Downsville, La. Miss Myrtle Johnson Jackson, Miss. Miss Adele Knowles Jackson, Miss. Miss Mary Linfield Vicksburg, Miss. Miss Janie Linfield Vicksburg, Miss. Miss Edith McCluer Jackson, Miss. Miss Marguerite Park Jackson, Miss. Miss Madge Stinson Jackson, Miss. Miss Annie Bessie Whitson Jackson, Miss. 71 Sbiro preparatory Class OFFICERS E. C. Johnson President J. E. Reed Vice-President L. E. Witt Secretary CLASS ROLL Napoleon Lepoint Cassibrv Gulfport, Miss. Class Football I. I. Cook Hattiesburg, Miss. James Duntun Crisler Jackson, Miss. Servetus Love Crockett Tyro, Miss. Class Basket-Ball; President P. L S Forbin Claude Graham Waynesboro, Miss. Class Basket-Ball; Honor Council; President P. L. S. Vernon Burkett Hathorn Bassfield, Miss. Class Football Julian Bernard Honeycutt Downsyille, La. Charlton Jones Jackson, Miss. Class Football; Class Baseball: Varsity Football, 1908; Class Basket-Bail E. Otis Johnson Macon, Miss. James Ernest Reed Chester, Miss. Class Football; Varsity Football; Class Basket-Ball; President P. L. S. Tom W. Shipp Zeiglerville, Miss. Hampton Alexander Stennis DeKalb, Miss. Class Baseball; Class Basket-Ball; P L S. Coker Simrall Mannsdale, Miss. L. L. S. Curran Watts Sullivan Hattiesburg, Miss. Charles Henry Williams Morton, Miss. Lynn Elbert Witt Sumrall, Miss. G. L. S. 72 Second fl reparator Class Ervie Edward Traixor President L. L. Kirk Patrick Vice-President Marvin Owen Secretary CLASS ROLL Martin Jasper Bailey Jackson, Miss V. M. C. A : P. L S. ; Class Football; Varsity Football Clyde Columbus Clark Bond. Miss. Thomas Melvin Cooper Jackson Miss P. L. S. Jor. Ervin Flurry Jackson. Miss P. L. S. Thomas Alexander Ferguson Holmesville, Miss Y. M. C. A.: P. L. S. Mary Louise Gibson Jackson. Miss. Marion Franklin Harmon Jackson, Miss. Donald Witten Howe Jackson. Miss. William Wheat Decell Bowerton, Miss. Jesse Fred Jones Inverness. Miss. V. M. C. A ; P. L. S. Lawrence Kirkpatrick Jackson, Miss. Y. M C. A ; P. L. S. Edgar Hunt Lancaster Bolton. Miss. Class Football; Class Basket-Bali. Robert Edward Millican Jackson. Miss. Thomas Henry Mosei.y Chester, Miss. Y. M. C. A . G. L. S. Marvin Owen Woodland. Miss. V. M. C. A.; Class Football; G. L. S. I Iugh Elmer Price Glancy. Miss. John Fryers Phillips Belle Prairie. Miss. V. M. C. A. ; P. L. S. Neville Henry Rankin Columbia, Miss. Class Football; Class Basket-Bali: Varsity Baseball, iqoq. Ramsey Wharton Roberts Jackson. Miss. Walter Haygood Scudder Meyersville. Miss. Valentine Hunter Sessions Crystal Springs. Miss. Ervie Edward Trainor Embrv. Miss. Y. M. C. A.; Class Football; President P. L. S. Royal Lockette Trawick Jackson, Miss. Dudley Smith Jackson. Miss. Om a Wood Roxie . Miss. Class Football. jfirst preparatory Class OFFICERS Charles M. Graham President Rutherford B Burks Vice-President Oliver W. Felder Secretary CLASS ROLL William Payne Alston Saratoga, Miss. William Darden Barrett Decatur, Miss. Y. M. C. A.; P. L. S.; Basket-Bali Rutherford Bernard Burks Booneville, Miss. Y. M C. A.; P. L. S. ; Basket-Bali. Clyde P. Butler Knoxville, Miss. Rufus Edgar Butler Knoxville, Miss. Thomas Phelan Clark Rara Avis, Miss. Joseph Jefferson Davis New Albany. Miss. Robert Cleveland Edwards Glancy, Miss. Y. M. C. A.; P. L. S. Robert Kirby Faucett Mellville, Miss. Oliver Wendell Felder Holmesville, Miss. Charles Miller Graham Meridian, Miss. Varsity Football; Class Football; P. L. S. Authuk Dixon Hutton Jackson, Miss. Kenneth Irving . m Weir, Miss. Augustus Alphonse Logue Jackson, Miss. Willie Manor Jackson. Miss. Harold Reyner Luck Jackson, Miss. Joe C. McCarty Jackson, Miss. Rupert Ernest Pittman Crenshaw, Miss. Y. M. C. A.; P. L. S. Robert Elvin Selby Jackson, Miss. Y. M. C. A.; L. L. S. Hugh Conway Singley Langsdale, Miss. Madge Stinson Jackson. Miss. Hugh Andrew Warren D ' Lo, Miss. Y M C. A : G L. S. 74 Calendar of Events SEPTEMBER 27 — The verdant Freshmen begin to arrive. Refreshments, consisting of grits and gravy, are served at the dprmitory. 28 — Newell comes in from Paris and " Big-Foot Jones " from .Madison. 29 — The flood-gates of oratory are turned loose in the College Chapel. 30 — Organization of classes. Dr. M. Y. Swartz sells the last copy of " T. A. " Dr. Sullivan emphasizes the importance of prompt payment of lab- oratorv fees. OCTOBER 1 — Y. Si. C. A. Reception; Cook Selby meets Miss Eastland. 3 — Professor Noble reenters society. Bob Ruff and Ed Brewer instruct Lynn Witt in Jackson Society and sell him a dress suit. 8 — The political bee begins to buzz, the literary societies elect officers — as a result, three inches are worn from " Aunt " Jones ' s crutch. 9 — Frank Starr Williams eliminates himself from the (i. L. S. 11 — Final meeting of the Senior Class. 13 — Campbell, Neill, Rew and Brewer make a compromise. 15 — Announcement of the Bobashela and Purple and White staffs. Politics subside. 20 — Football season opens. Hendrix Mitchell and Albert Green determine to be stars. 22 — First issue of Purple and White. 24 — Bob Ruff lakes Hi Henry ' s place on the Clarion-Ledger staff. 26 — State Fair opens. Dan Patch races: Professor Huddleston loses a month ' s salary on the race. 29 — College Day at the fair — every one enjoys a holiday. NOVEMBER 1 — President daft visits Millsaps and Jackson, and consults with Servetus Crockett. 76 5-7 — State Intercollegiate Bible Institute meets at Millsaps. 10 — Dr. Kern addresses the Ladies ' Aid Society of .Meridian on Woman ' s Suffrage. 17 — Football season closes. 22 — New students are examined on the catalogue; Mosely fails to make the rise. 2-1 — Crisler and Campbell are selected to represent Millsaps at the State Contest and the Crystal Springs Chautauqua. 25— Thanksgiving Day— HOLIDAY. 30 — First quarter ends. DECEMBER 1 — North Mississippi Conference meets at Okolona. -I — Dr. Sullivan entices the Senior Class to Flora; on the trip " Dish " lirat- ton hooks a box of sardines from a poor Dago. 6 — Dr. Sullivan loses one of his best cows; the Sullivan House boys are the chief mourners. 8 — -Mississippi Conference meets at Brookhaven; " Aunt " Jones reports for the Evening Nezvs. 10 — Y. M. C. Y. meets in extraordinary session to select delegates for the Rochester Convention. 13 — Mass meeting held in chapel; Honor Council and Varsity football team announced. 18 — Prof. Huddleston whips a " Prep. " 23 — The Faculty, with one last desperate, superhuman effort, though well- nigh exhausted, summons strength enough to note that the holidays have begun and students leave for home. JANUARY 1 — The establishment begins operation ; the zero mill begins to grind. 4 — Legislature meets and the senatorial contest begins. 10 — Morris Strom presents to Dr. Sullivan an extinct specimen of the YVam- boozle Family. 17 — Examinations begin. 18 — Professor Burton busts the Sophomore Math Class. 19 — Bob Ruff makes the phenomenal grade of 35 in Political Science while " Aunt " Jones heads the list with a grade of 23. 27 — The Faculty makes a shipment. Other goods were almost ready but they decided to wait for further developments in the market. 77 29 — Professor Swartz votes against the bond issue. 31 — Second term begins. New resolutions are made. FEBRUARY 1 — Miss Janie Linfield enters college. 2 — Professor Swartz lectures in chapel. Many listeners throng to hear him and they all leave declaring that " T. A. " is the greatest book mi the market. 3 — Dr. Ackland officiallv burns the campus. The dormitory boys are his chief assistants and the}- insist on burning the gym. 4 — Societies hold elections. 5 — Fraternity initiations; the initiates create quite a sensation in the city. 8 — Professor Burton busts the Astronomy Class; Brewer declares they were given entirely too much work. Dr. Kern also busts the Senior Eng- lish Class; a show was in the city on the preceding night. 11 — Basket-ball season opens; Randolph Peets is the chief high central figure. 14 — " Paid in Full " was up to date; most of the boys go to the " roost. " 15 — Warren goes snipe hunting, chaperoned by Reed and Thomas. 18— V. M. C. A. elections. 19 — Boutwell abandons his moustache; Albert Green does away with his pompadour. Dr. Sullivan grows a Van-dyke. 20 — Millsaps Teachers ' Association organized. 22 — Leroy Percy elected Senator. 25 — liasket-ball series close; Preps win. MARCH 2 — Sophomores speak before the Faculty. 11 — Intersociety debate. 16 — Freshmen speak before the Faculty. 23 — Members of the Prentiss Literary Society contest for the Bailey-Ruff medal. 2? — Y. M. C. A. revival begins. APRIL 1 — C. E. Johnson enters Jackson Society. 2 — Fourth quarter begins. 5 — Dr. Walmsley consults his wife. 8 — Societies hold elections. 10 — Lynn Witt goes back on his Belhaven girl. 78 22 — Patriots ' Da)-. Galloway Society Anniversary. 29 — Millsaps-Southern University Debate in Millsaps Chapel MAY 6 — Lamar Society Anniversary. 13 — Crisler speaks at the State Contest. 23 — Second term examinations begin. JUNE 2 — Examinations close. 3 — Commencement begins. 5 — Commencement Sermon. 6 — Annual meeting of the Board of Trustees. 7 — Alumni Address and conferring of Degrees. Mark Guinn has quit the field of college politics. 79 Ibc Xtterar Societies -I AT is the greatest single factor at Millsaps College in pre- paring students for their life work? Were we called upon this question, we would say without hesitation few words of explanation to answer that it is the literary societies will not be amiss, since possibly the societies here hold a higher and more valued [dace than that held by such organ- izations at similar institutions. The average student coming to college is unskilled in oratory, the art of debating and public speaking, and is ignorant of all forms of parliamentary usage. He lacks grace and poise on the floor and feels embarrassed when called upon to express himself before a public body. A one-sided man. who is nothing less than a crank, can never succeed. He must be well rounded, having all of his faculties equally developed. A man may leave his Alma Afater knowing everythi ng that can be gotten from text-books, yet, unless he is able to express himself and put his knowledge into practical use, he is a failure. For one to be a success he must be able to think quickly ami concisely while on his feet. He must be able to maintain his mental equilibrium while being attacked by his opponents and to think and act quickly on the spur of the moment. A knowledge of parliamentary rules and usages is invaluable. The soci- eties offer unusual advantages for attaining this knowledge. The same par- liamentary rules are used as those in the United States Congress and the members are thoroughly drilled and acquainted with all the technical points. Perhaps the most valuable course outside of that laid down in the curricu- lum is the four years ' course in college politics which the societies offer. Here it is that the embryo governors and senators first learn the shufflings of the political cards. Politics is made reality and the experience thus gained fits a student for the great political problems peculiar to either Church or State. To meet these needs, the literary societies were organized. Of these organizations we have four. The first to be organized was the Galloway, named after that illustrious divine and statesman, Charles Betts Galloway. The Society showed its determination ever to follow the example of this good and great man by wisely choosing as its motto, " Know Thy Opportunity. " This Society prospered and soon became a great factor in college life. At one time she held the record of having won more medals for the same length of time than any other society in the South. Two of her loyal sons took both the M. I. O. A. medals and the Southern Intercollegiate honors. The next society to be organized was the Lamar, named in memory of our own Lamar, whose name is a synonym for goodness and greatness. Along with her sister society, the Lamar throve rapidly, holding aloft on her banner the motto, " Nulla palma sine labore. " For the last five years she has sent representatives to the M. I. O. A. contest and her members have always won their share of the College honors. The students in the Preparatory Department, seeing the good to be derived from societies and feeling some embarrassment at taking part in the two societies composed of older students, determined to organize a society composed wholly of " preps. " The organization was promptly effected and it was named in honor of the brilliant Prentiss. From the beginning, much interest has been manifested in its workings and it has done much to create a live interest in speaking and debating. Another result of it has been the offering of a gold medal at Commencement to the best speaker in the preparatory classes. The Co-eds., ever alive to their own interest as well as to the welfare of the College, felt the need of some organization whereby they might train themselves in declaiming, education and in literary research. As a result, the Minnehaha Society was organized. Meeting weekly, with every Co-ed. as a member, the Society is doing a great work. The Secretary prepares an excellent program for each meeting, and marked progress is being made. R. H. R. S3 Xamar literary Society OFFICERS PRESIDENT First Term Second Term Third Term Fourth Term J. M. Guinn J. W. Crisler E. C. Brewer I). W. Bufkin VICE-PRESIDENT E. C. Brewer C. E. Johnson R. J. Bingham B. Collins SECRETARY J. S. Savage G. C. Clark J. W. Green F. E. Harrison treasurer B. Collins B. Collins R. E. Steen R. E. Steen censor I). W Bufkin P. E. Harrison W C. Coggin F.W.Adams SPEAKERS ]. W. Crisler Anniversarian A. B. Campbell. Anniversary Orator C. E. Johnson Millsaps-Southern Universitv Debater F. W. WimberlvI „ , -p. , , I L ommencement Debaters J. G. Johnson G C. Clark I „., « . n ,, I Mid -Session Debaters J. S. Savage J. W. Crisler Representative to M. I. A. O. A. B. Campbell Representative to Crystal Springs Chautauqua ROLL OF MEMBERS Adams Bush Crisler Guinn Berry Campbell Edwards Hinds, S. R. Bell Clark, W. S. Ferguson Hinds, S, L, Bingham Clark, G. C. Green, A. A. Harrison Boswell Coggin Green, E. H. Johnson, J. G. Brewer Collins Green, J. W. Johnson, C. E. Bufkin Colmer Godbold Jolly Kirkland, J. B. McCluer Savage Smith, F. B. Kirkland, L. C. Montgomery Scott Steen Kelly Moore, Selby, R. E. Stirling Livingston Phillips, T. H. Selby, H. C. Ramsey Logue Phillips, W. E. Simrall Weems Magee Peets Smith, W. E. Wimberly 84 WIMBERL.Y LAMAR LITERARY SOCIETY 6allovx a %iterar Society Founded October 8 1892 MOTTO " Know Thy Opportunity. " OFFICERS PRESIDENT First Term Second Term Third Term Fourth Term H. M. Frizell C. R. Rew L. B. Jones A. J. Beasley VICE-PRESIDENT D. R. Wasson R. H. Ruff W.N.Thomas T. W. Newell SECRETARY A. J. Beasley T. W. Newell J. D. Wroten J. H. Mitchell TREASURER J. D. Wroten J. D. Wroten D. D. Cameron D. D. Cameron sergeant-at-arms J. E. Reed R. W. Jones J. H. Mitchell L. E. Witt SPEAKERS R. H. Ruff Anniversarian C. R. Rew Anniversary Orator L. B. Jones Millsaps-Southern University Debater J. M. Morse I n , . I Commencement Debaters R. M. Brown) S. E Williamson I J. M. Broom Mid-Session Debaters MEMBERS Alford Bucks Herring Lamptom Alexander Cameron Huddlesto-n Lott Barrett Cassibry Jones, L. B. Morse, J. M. Beasley Clark Jones, J. F. Morse, W. E. Beraud Faucett Jones, R. W. McGee Broom Frizell Lewis, T. W. Mitchell Brown Flurry Lewis, W. L. Mosely Morris Reed Terrell, V. L. Williams Murphy Rew Terrell, C G. Witt Newell Ruff Thomas Warren Neill Shell Thompson Wroten PuGH SlNGLEY WaSSON WILLIAMSON Raper Stennis Whitson 86 ? FRIZ ELL BCASLEV GALLOWAY LITERARY SOCIETY IPrento Xiteran Society OFFICERS PRESIDENT First Term Second Term Third Term Fourth Term F. C. Graham J. E. Reed E. E. Traixor S. L. Crockett VICE-PRESIDENT J. E. Reed E. E. Traixor L. L. Kirkpatrick T. A. Ferguson SECRETARY L. L. Kirkpatrick T. A. Ferguson J. E. Flurry C. M. Graham TREASURER R. B. Burks R. B. Burks R. B. Burks R. B. Burks MEMBERS M.J.Bailey W.D.Barrett R.B.Burks T. M. Cooper R C. Edwards T. A. Ferguson J. E. F " lurry C. M. Graham S. H. Gilmore F. C. Graham J. F. Jones L. E. Kirkpatrick J. C. McCarty R. E. Pittmax J. F. Phillips J. E. Reed H. A. Stennis E. E. Trainor 88 INTERMEZZO In Arcadie the pipes o ' Pan sound soft, and clear, and low, In Arcadie the sunlight shines and gentle breezes blow, And ringing, singing down the glades there comes the Dryad ' s cal With " tirra, lirra " through the trees. Ah! you have heard it all. And now you are in Arcadie, nay, never look around, For he will wake who looks behind, And he who wakes will never find The groves again of Arcadie. (Hush! ' t is a magic sound.) In Arcadie the gods are good and Fate is very fair. Tomorrow as Today shall be while through the flowers ye fare; And never Yesterday shall smile, and point, and smile again — The Lotus Flower blossoms there, whereby to banish pain. So rest you soft in Arcadie (see, the bright river runs So fast away), and watch the glow Of moons of opal, clouds of snow, And blazing suns (in Arcadie there are no setting suns). Straight runs the road to Arcadie, ah! straight, and very long. One can not see the groves of Pan, nor hear the Dryad ' s song. One is so tired, and one must rest. Here blooms no Lotus Flower, And one remembers Arcadie — Arcadie for an hour. I ' m glad you are in Arcadie. (Nay, do not look at Care, But watch the water ' s rippling waves And hear old Pan play merry staves), I ' m glad you are in Arcadie. (God keep you happy there.) Ichabod Crane. 89 Gbc professor, tbe (Sirl ano tbc Grout T was August. The warm summer sun beat down caressingly upon the little hostelry perched high on the side of the moun- tain, half hidden in the trees. The Inn was an old-time, two- story building, surrounded on all sides by a spacious gallery where the guests were wont to assemble and enjoy the ex- hilarating air and superb scenery. In the front of the Inn, though farther down the valley, dashed a spark ling little rock-strewn stream of some twenty feet in width. Behind, the mountain rose sheer three hun- dred feet, ending in a hopeless tangle of sandstone and brambles. In the val- ley below, but a little distance above the hotel, was the pool, pure, cold and deep, a noble home for a noble fish. Into this angler ' s heaven, by purest chance, wandered Gordon Campbell, our hero. Gordon was a true representative of the old South, well fixed in this world ' s goods and, above all, a master angler, lie received a cordial handshake from old Craighead, the proprietor, and having been introduced to those sitting on the porch, was soon made to feel perfectly at home. After a hasty bath and a change of linen, he rejoined the group on the veranda. There he entered into a very interesting fish talk with one of his new-found friends, a certain Colonel Warren, a rheumatic, formerly a veritable Prince of Anglers. When supper was over, the Colonel introduced Gordon to his daughter, and — Bingo ! he was in love. After the first shock was over, all was plain sailing; they swapped experiences, talked of each other and the hotel. When lie had completely won her confidence, she told him that she was in great trouble. Her father had used every possible means to catch a certain old trout which had for years defied the utmost endeavors of every one, and one night when the crowd was a trifle full, some one jocosely asked the Col- onel what he would give for the fish. To which banter the Colonel replied that he would give that which he prized more than anything on earth. This they naturally took to mean his daughter, and from that time on old Speckle had been constantly besieged by eager fishermen, some infatuated by her own personal charms, and othe rs by the Colonel ' s bank account. The next morning Gordon set out for the pool. When he arrived there he saw a clerical-looking old gentleman sitting gingerly on a rock, holding in one hand an old cane pole, while in the other he held a book which he was perusing eagerly. Gordon bade him good-morning, and receiving an indiffer- ent reply, calmly ignored him. and proceeded to unpack his tackle. He care- 90 fully selected a fly and prepared to east. A single twist of the wrist, a low whirr of the reel, and the fly sailed clean and true. One beautiful cast after another, but all to no avail ; then he began to change his flies until all were gone. He tried a grasshopper and, in fact, every device and trick known to anglers, but old Speckle would not be coaxed. Just as he left, however, as if in disdain, the great fish rose, gracefully cleared the water, a huge animate flash against a deep emerald background. Me stood for a minute enthralled, marveling, but then his wonder changed to deep heartfelt determination as he slowly wended his way homeward. Two weeks passed by ; he visited the pool daily, but was not so fortunate as even to see his Majesty. Gordon was in desperation, the girl in tears. He proposed elopement, but she would not consent. Then he appealed to her father ' s common sense, and she to his affections, but all to no avail, as it seemed that the Colonel would not break his word of honor. One morning, after he had been casting steadily for several hours, he decided that he had enough of it all; that the old man was a crank, and the girl a flirt. As he was reeling in his line it caught on a floating twig and he gave it a vicious jerk. It broke loose and struck him a stinging blow in the face. Infuriated, he snapped the leader in two and hurled the flv with all of his might into the middle of the pool. He did not know that after he left the big fish rose and took his fly, or that the old Professor, sitting on the bank, had observed it and made this great discovery — that old Speckle would not take a fly which was attached to a visible line. It was the work of a few- moments to hollow out a cork and fill it with several feet of heavy silk line. Then he fastened one end firmly to the cork, the other to the fly, which hung on the side of the cork as if attempting to climb it. lie pushed the cork out into the pond and waited. It worked like a charm ; the big fish rose, struck it and disappeared, trailing the line. He reached for the cork with his pole, but it was jerked rudely out of his reach and whirled frantically in every di- rection in the pool. He then ran to the hotel for help. Gordon, in the meantime, was walking disconsolately homeward. He had made up his mind to leave that very night and forget it all, and doubtless he would have done so had he not seen Old " Foureyes " rushing franticallv through the woods. His suspicions were aroused and he hastened back to the pool. There, in the middle, was the cork, lashing the water as if infested by some demon. He took in the situation at a glance and dived into the pool, quickly gained the cork, and swimming, towed his prize to the bank. Twenty minutes later, he was the happiest man in nineteen states. Motto : A little swimming is better than great learning. A. A. G. Jr. 91 Noting flDen ' s Christian association OFFICERS J. W. Broom President R E. Steen Vice-President W. C. Coggix Secretary D. W. Bufkin Treasurer CHAIRMEN OF COMMITTEES A. J. Beasley Devotional J. I). Wroten Bible Study T. W. Lewis. Jr Reception R. E. Steen Mission Study J. M. Morse, Jr Handbook F. E. Harrison- Membership F. W. Adams Organist 92 y Y. M. C. A. J oung flDcn ' s Christian association IE most potent factor in the spiritual life at College is the Young- Men ' s Christian Association. The supreme object of our Association is to unite all stu- dents who desire to strengthen the spiritual life and influence of the College ; to promote growth in Christian character, and fellowship in aggressive Christian work; to train its members for Christian service, and to lead them to devote their lives to Jesus Christ where they may accomplish the most for the kingdom of God. ( )ne of our greatest advantages this year is that we had the State Bible Study Institute here in our own hall at the beginning of the session. This Institute was composed of delegates from all the colleges of the State and some few from the most prominent high schools ; in addition to these there were the strongest leaders in Southern V. M. C. A. work. The new inspiration received from this Convention, together with the enthusiasm and training that our delegates, D. R. Yasson and R. E. Steen, received at the International Student Volunteer Convention, at Rochester, Xew York, has made our Association capable of doing a greater work in Bible and Mission Study than it has ever before done. The crowning beauty of the Association is that it has a care for the whole man — mental, physical and spiritual. Where the work counts for most, how- ever, is in the moral culture and uplift. In the bi-weekly devotional meetings the speakers discuss such practical questions as will not fail to bear directly or indirectly on the character of each man present. From a systematic study of the Bible and a world of missions we learn of the principles of Christianity and our obligation to the heathen. Excellent opportunities are afforded throughout the whole session for personal work, but, during the spring cam- paign, special efforts are made to deepen the spiritual life and lead the un- saved to Christ. Thus the Y. M. C. A. attempts to reach every man in College, no matter how indifferent he may be toward religion. Under the capable leaders that we have, we can not and will not fail. J. Mark Guinn. 94 ( The Two f es dents Rather calls us William 5 ster- caiib us W7 II ' Lother colls us Wl II i e But the fc lers c a „ us Bi | ?r Honor Council OFFICERS C. E. Johnson President J. M. Guinn Secretary J. W. Broom Clerk MEMBERS J. M. Guinn I D.R.Wasson) ...Senior Class C. E. Johnson Junior Class D. D. Cameron Sophomore Class T. W. Newell Freshman Class F. C. Graham Preparatory Class R. E. Steex t i,r T-. Colleee-at-Largfe J. W. Broom | s 5 97 , -I purple anfc TKflbttc Staff A. B. Campbell Editor-in-Chief C. E. Johnson Associate Editor W. E. Morse Athletic Editor R. H. Ruff ; Easy Chair Miss Marguerite Park Social Editor J. W. Broom Y. M. C. A. Editor A. A. Green, Jr Local Editor A. F. Kelly Local Editor F. W. Wimberly Special Reporter C. R. Rew Business Manager J. B. Kirkland Assistant Business Manager R. J. Bingham Assistant Business Manager 99 £be Eve of St. IDalcntinc " St. Agues ' Ere — Ah, bitter chill it was! " i OWARD the close of the afternoon of February 13th, Eliza- beth Anne stood at an upper window in one of the line of comfortable-looking, vine-clad houses known to the univer- sity students as Professors ' Row, and peered out upon the winter landscape. Through the bare trees of the campus she could discern the huge hulk of Academic Hall, with its two tall towers half hidden by the swirling snowrlakes. which eddied around them at the will of the wind. For a moment she tried to see the hands upon the clock in the nearest tower, hut the storm proved too dense. " Surely the weather man has been disappointed in love, " she reflected. A sudden gust of wind, stronger than usual, whirled the snowflakes in wild confusion ; the win- dow rattled, and the ivy seemed to shiver and shrink closer to the protecting wall of the house. " It looks more like St. Nicholas ' s weather than St. Val- entine ' s, and as for poor little Cupid — ugh ! it makes one fairly shiver even tn think of his having to he out in such weather as this. " As she turned from the window her eye was caught by a glow of color on the opposite side of the rapidly darkening room. She took the roses up one I v one, and sinking with her fragrant armful into an easy chair before the fire, was soon lost in contemplation of their exquisite coloring, the dusky red of which blended well with her own clear, dark complexion. From the roses her thoughts turned to their sender, and she remembered her indefinite en- gagement with him for the evening and wondered to what extent his gift might be considered the forerunner of a proposal. Her conclusion, born of an experience that included not only many Cupid ' s days, but also many Com- mencements and rare nights in June, was that all the omens indicated this night as the fateful time — at any rate she would be gowned to suit the occa- sion should it arise. Several hours later, at the sound of the bell, there was a rustle from above as of wings, and Elizabeth Anne, enveloped in a diaph- anous cloud of silk and white chiffon, a couple of roses at her belt, floated down the wide stairway. " I ' m so glad you ' ve come early. " she said, as she opened the door. As the 100 visitor came into the hall shaking the snow from a long, heavy overcoat, she started back involuntarily. " You ! " " Yes, me, " lie answered, coming ' forward smiling and with outstretched hand. " How are you? " He hung his hat and coat on the rack and, like one familiar with his surroundings, turned toward the parlor. " This is not a very cheerful reception 1 am giving you, " she said as she reached up to turn on the light. " Everybody has gone to the lecture, and I alone am left to — to do the duties of host, " she concluded hurriedly. " 1 have no fault to find with the reception, provided von do not change it by turning on the light. The firelight and the light from the hall will do, won ' t they? But why are you not at the lecture, too? " " Oh, it ' s too cold for me, " she answered lightly, " and besides, I ' d rather stay here and talk to you. " " Very kind of you. I ' m sure, but I am inclined to doubt — " " Now render an account of yourself, " she interrupted. " Ulysses has re- turned from his four years ' wandering, and 1 wonder what marvelous adven- tures he has passed through, what Circes ' allurements he has withstood, and whether he has as yet listened to some siren ' s voice? " " And does he return to find Penelope perplexed with many suitors as of yore ? " " Looks like it, doesn ' t it? " she replied, giving a comprehensive glance over the empty twilight room. " But don ' t talk about me; tell me about yourself. Where did you come from and what did you come for? " " Why, to see you, of course. " Her surprise and pleasure at seeing him had not quite crowded from Eliz- abeth Anne ' s mind her thoughts of the afternoon, and this, together with the interest that a woman always takes in a man who has once proposed to her, may have caused her to suspect a hidden meaning in what had in reality been merely a jesting answer. A troubled look came into her face, and if we cen- sure her for allowing the ' moth and candle idea to Hit through her mind, we must at least give her the credit of a sincere resolve to save the moth a second singeing. She moved slightly and repeated with more insistence than the question seemed to require, " But sure enough, what did you come for? " Conant guessed the meaning of her nervous movement and of the impa- tience in her question. His friends believed that he had forgot his college love affair with the President ' s daughter, and he intended that Elizabeth Anne should believe it also — there was no use in making his visit unpleasant to both of them. As for himself, he had learned to accept his fate with philosophic 1(11 good-nature. There would at least he no harm in tantalizing her a bit, and so he replied with a serious smile, " I really came to see you. " The remark did not demand an answer and she made none. Though she had heard from him only at long intervals since his graduation, she had often wondered in a vague way just why she had refused him. Perhaps the blame should have been laid upon her environment, the kaleidoscopic change of col- lege life, and the continual shifting of friendships which the return of each session had brought; perhaps some other Senior, now forgotten, had occupied more of her thoughts at that particular time; perhaps she had thought he had not meant it; or perhaps, in the suddenness and excitement of her first pro- posal, she had not really known her own heart. It was to this last explanation that she usually returned, if not with genuine regret, at least with something very near akin ti i it. The shadows of old memories darkened her eyes and cast their spell over her, carrying her back into the days when, hand in hand, the best of friends and capital comrades, they had romped through the Freshman year, and so on through all the varying light and shade of their college days, until one quiet June night. She could still hear the faint notes of the violins, softened 1 the distance, as they wailed out the Miserere of Trovatore ; and she re- membered that the voices of the promenaders had reached her as a whispered hum mingled with snatches of gay laughter from some mystic fairy-land all aglow with many-colored lights. I lis faltering attempts to lead up to the sub- ject, at first misunderstood; her frightened endeavor to prevent the confes- sion ; and then the sudden rush of his broken sentences and low, tense voice ; the few words of explanation; the pause; and then the parting, " always to be good friends, " — all the details of her first proposal came before her. and lost in reverie, she was glad without knowing why. Conant had been indulging in reveries too, and the past, intensified into " what might have been " by the present comfortable scene, came strongly be- fore him. Apparently, he was watching with idle interest two small twigs, which after blazing merrily up had sparkled out their short existence, and over whose glowing core a dull, ashen gray was now slowly creeping. As the twigs crumbled he roused himself and added apologetically. " The heat of an open fire is about the nearest thing 1 know to the ' poppied warmth ' of sleep. I remember that it used to affect me somewhat similarly when 1 was here during our college days; at any rate, we often didn ' t have much to say. " " Yes, " she replied mechanically. " When does your train leave? " In her haste to turn the conversation as far as possible from their former friendship liii she had not noticed until too late the seeming discourtesy in her question. The man smiled quizzically at her and started to reply, but was interrupted by her hurried apology. Her blushes deepened with her confusion, and in her eagerness to explain her mistake the slight formality of her bearing- toward him, which had been momently becoming more difficult to maintain, dissolved as if it had been a cloud. She felt in an indefinite way that she owed him amends for her un- gracious remark, and this seemed to her to lie the easiest way to make them — so easy, in fact, that she did not stop to debate the question, but drifted almost without volition back to their old-time relation, and took up their friendship as easily as if the four intervening years had not been. In the midst of her explanations, the university clock with storm-muffled strokes told the hour of eight. The bell seemed a long way off. and both of them ceased talking and leaned slightly forward, listening intently and softly counting each stroke under their breath as the sound came dully through the wind and snow. There was a slight pause after the last stroke. " Eight, " he said, straightening up; " and since the amendment to your previous question, one more hour of grace. But you, " he continued, resu- ming the conversation at the point where it had ceased, " do you usually array yourself in silks and satins upon the mere probability of a chance caller, and on such a night as this? I dare not hope that my good fair} ' gave you thoughts of me and wdiispered that I might come. My good fairy has left me — if, in- deed, I ever had one. Had I not been so deeply concerned with my own pleas- ure, past experience would have warned me ere this that you are expecting another caller here tonight. Upon whom, may 1 ask, has my worthy mantle fallen, and when may we expect his arrival? " He had expected a playful reproof, or at least a protest, but she merely replied, " I have no definite engagement for tonight and — and 1 hope that there will be no callers. " " Thank you, so do I. But I don ' t deserve any such good fortune — do you know that this is St. Valentine ' s Eve? " " Yes. " A faint wave of color swept over her face as she remembered the roses in the corner of the room. " Who is he, Lizbeth? I am interested in him. " " 1 don ' t believe he exists, Dick. " she said slowly. " Of course not ! And I suppose if it were any other person than me to whom you were talking, you would maintain that he never did exist. " He paused a moment, but she gave no sign of annoyance. The silence intensified 103 the roar oi the storm outside. Listening to it, he quoted mure to himself than to her: " Never on such a night have lovers met, the frost-wind blows Like Line ' s alarum pattering the sharp sleet Against the window-panes; St. Valentine ' s moon hath set! " " Valentine ' s Day seems to be n your mind. " " No; just a hit of ' The Eve of St. Agnes ' that has been running in my head all daw Hut perhaps it ' s on your mind, too; didn ' t he send you any valentine? " " Neither did you, " she returned, and wondered at the impulse which made her ashamed to confess the roses which she was wearing. " Why, I have brought myself. " he laughed. " Will you accept the gift? " " Yes, " she responded simply. Hitherto it had been with him the true word which is spoken in jest, and he had taken a grim pleasure in the double entendre. Something in her reply, perhaps the tone of her voice, reminded him that two might play at the same game. Yet he hardly dared to hope; still less to reason, for that would hut emphasize his folly, lie looked at her eagerly, wistfully, and if she had had any lingering doubt as to the continuance ol his love for her it vanished in the moment. With a woman ' s intuition in matters of the heart, she saw, even before he himself was fully aware of it. what was coming, and instinctively assumed the defensive. lie rose from the chair and bent over her. She shrank hack and put out her hand as if in defense. " No, Lick — no, not vet. " For in Dick ' s eves there shone the look of the castaway who after long and weary watching catches the first glimpse of a sail afar oft ' . There was no sound in all the house save the crackling of the oak logs in the fireplace; a sudden gust rattled the win- dows fiercely and drove the snowtlakes past the house in a hurrying cloud.. Both of them glanced involuntarily toward the window and thought of the storm outside. " Sudden a thought came like a full-blown rose. Flushing his brow, and in his pained heart .Made purple riot. " From out of Keats ' s love storv of " ages long ago " there came before him the image of " young Porphyro with heart on fire for Madeline. " " J lark! ' tis an elfin storm from faery land. Of haggard seeming, hut a boon indeed: 104 Let us away, my love, with happy speed; There arc no ears to hear nor eyes to see. " ' The key turns, and the door upon its hinges groans, " ' And they are gone — These lovers tied away into the storm. " A. K. A. p i KiS AN EPISTLE TO Ink and pen Can not begin To tell what now I think. But if Pen and ink Could only think They ' d pen what I begin. So Since pen and ink Begin to think, I think I ' ll end what I have penned. —N. G. Th£ Family GreAveYAffD 106 c i J IRappa Hlpba ACTIVE CHAPTERS Alpha — Washington and Lee University. Gamma — University of Georgia. Delta— Wofford College. Epsilon — Emery College. Zcta — Randolph -Macon College. Eta — Richmond College. Thcta — Kentucky State College. Kappa — Mercer University. Lambda — University of Virginia. Xn — Alabama Polytechnic Institute. Xi — Southwestern University. Omicron — University of Texas. Pi — University of Tennessee. Shi ma — Davidson College. Upsilon — University of North Carolina. Phi — Southern University. Chi — Vanderbilt University. Psi — Tulane University. Omega — Central University of Kentucky. Alpha Alpha — University of the South. Alpha Beta — University of Alabama. Alpha Gamma — Louisiana State Univer- sity. Alpha Delta— William Jewell College. Alpha Zcta — William and Mary College. Alpha Eta — Westminster College. Alpha Thcta — Kentucky University. Alpha Kappa — University of Missouri. Alpha Lambda — Johns Hopkins University. Alpha Mu — Millsaps College. Alpha Xii — The George Washington Uni- versity. Alpha Xi — University of California. Alpha Omicron — University of Arkansas. Alpha Pi — Leland Stanford, Jr., Univer- sity. Alpha Iota — Centenary College. Alpha Rho — West Virginia University. Alpha Sigma — Georgia School of Tech- nology. Alpha Tan — I lampden-Sidney College. Alpha Upsilon — University of Mississippi. Alpha Phi— Trinity College. Alpha Chi — Kentucky Wesleyan Univer- sity. Alpha Omega — North Carolina A. and lu. College. Beta Alpha — Missouri School of Mines. Beta Beta — Bethany College. Beta Gamma — College of Charleston. Beta Delta — Georgetown College. Beta Epsilon — Delaware College. Beta Zcta — University of Florida. Beta Eta — University of Oklahoma. Beta Thcta — Washington University. Beta lata — Drury College. HIS teJ jT- A Ikappa Hlpba Founded at Washington and Lee University, 1865 Alpha Mu Chapter, Established in 1893 FRATRES IN FACULTATE James Elliott Walmsley Alfred Allan Kern FRATRES IN URBE M. Adams Luther Manship, Jr. D. Phelps R. H. Eagan R. L. Saunders, Jr. G. W. Green J. H. Clifton G. C. Swearingen R.H.Clifton Allen Thompson H.L.Whitfield W. L. Kennon H. L. Thompson S. J. Taylor Geo. W. Powers A. C. Crowder L.L.Mayes W. H. Watkins P. M. Harper Wellin Cole S. W. Davis R. 0. Jones C. M. Williamson, Jr. A. W. Fridge A. C. Jones Zack Savage Church Lee Frank Mayes L. E. Sample J.H.Penix W. Williams Nolan Stewart F. D. Smith G. W. Rembert H. V. Watkins G. Q. Whitfield J. W. Saunders R. M. Dobyns V. O. Robertson C N. Lanier C R. Lyon Geo. S. Hamilton G. W. May W. M. Buie A. H. Whitfield, Jr. West Cole 109 aipba flDu Cbapter of Ikappa aipba LAW CLASS Eck Jerome Ellzey Samuel Ivy Osborx Oliver Clifton Luper Talmage Voltaire Simmons Curtis Longino Waller CLASS OF igio Alexander Boyd Campbell Charles Galloway Terrell Jesse Mark Guinn William Edward Phillips, Jr. CLASS OF iqii Roscoe Conkling Berry Charles Edward Johnson Isaac Columbus Enochs, Jr. Thomas Haywood Phillips Frederick William Wimberly CLASS OF 1912 Swepsox Smith Taylor CLASS OF IQ13 William Ashford Ferguson Stanley Robins Hinds Clyde Davis Irving Dunlap Peeples Street Lowry Hinds James Woodward Welsh Aaron Douglass Bell Harry Harmon Boswell Richard Wesley Weilenman 110 a IRappa Stoma Psi — University of Maine. Alpha Klio — Bowdoin College. Beta Kappa — New Hampshire College. Alpha Lambda — University of Vermont. Beta . Ilpha — Brown University. Alpha Kappa — Cornell University. Pi — Swarthmore College. Alpha Delta — Pennsylvania Stale College. Alpha Epsilon — University of Pennsylvania Alpha Phi — Bucknell University. Beta Delta — Washington and Jefferson College. Beta Iota — Lehigh University. Beta Pi — Dickinson College. Alph a Alpha — University of Maryland. Alpha Eta — George Washington Univer- sity. Zcta — University of Virginia. I it a — Randolph-Macon College. Ah — William and Mary College. L ' psilon — Hampden-Sidney College. Beta Beta — Richmond College. Delta — Davidson College. Eta Prime — Trinity College. Alpha Mu — University of North Carolina. Beta l ' psilon — Xorth Carolina College. Alpha Xu— Wofford College. Alpha Beta — Mercer University. Alpha Tan — Georgia School of Technol- ogy. Beta Gamma — Missouri State University. Beta Sigma — Washington University. Beta Chi — Missouri School of Mines. Alpha Psi — University of Nebraska. Beta Tan — Baker University. Beta O mie ran — University of Denver. Alpha Sigma — Ohio State University. Beta Phi — Case School of Applied Science. Chi — Purdue University. Alpha Pi— Wabash College. Beta Theta — University of Indiana. Alpha Gamma — University of Illinois. Alpha Chi — Lake Forest College. Founded at University of Virginia, 1867 ACTIVE CHAPTER ROLL Alpha Zeta — University of Michigan. Beta Epsilon — University of Wisconsin. Beta Mu — University of Minnesota. Beta Rho — University of Iowa. Beta Zeta — Leland Stanford, Jr., Univer- sity. Beta Xi — University of California. Beta Psi — University of Washington. Beta Omega — Colorado College. Gamma Gamma — Colorado School of Mines. Gamma Lambda — Iowa State College. Gamma Xn — Washburn College. Gamma Mu — Washington State College. Gumma Beta — L T niversity of Chicago. Beta Lambda — University of Georgia. Beta — University of Alabama. Beta Eta — Alabama Polytechnic Institute. Tli eta — Cumberland University. Kappa — Vanderbilt University. Lambda — University of Tennessee. Phi — Southwestern Presbyterian Univer- sity. Omega — LTniversity of the South. Alpha Theta — Union University. Beta Xn — Kentucky State College. Mn — Washington and Lee University. Gamma Epsilon — Dartmouth College. Gamma Delta — Massachusetts State Col- lege. Gamma Eta — Harvard University. Gamma Zeta — New York University. Gamma Iota — Syracuse University. Gamma Kappa — Lhiiversity of Oklahoma. Gamma Theta — University of Idaho. Gamma Alpha — University of Oregon. Alpha Upsilon — Millsaps College. Gamma — Louisiana State University. Sigma — Tulane University. Iota — Southwestern University. Tan — University of Texas. Xi — University of Arkansas. Alpha Omega — William Jewell College. 112 em 4 ikappa Sigma FRATRES IN URBE C. A. Alexander J. A. Alexander J. P. Alexander J. M. Alexander W. C. Campbell John Culley V. T. Davis E. H. Galloway F. E. Gunter A. Hamilton L. C. Cavett A. M. Nelson, Jr. L. C. Holloman T. B. Huddleston T. C. McGee R. B. RlCKETTS J. B. RlCKETTS T. F. Robinson T. M. Thornton J. T. Norment J. C. Wells M. C. Henry 4 113 Hlpba inpeilon Chapter of IRappa Sigma Chartered, 1895 COLORS Scarlet, Emerald and White CLASS OF rgio Edward Cage Brewer Henry Marvin Frizell Robert Milton Brown James Gann Johnson Robert Ha.mric Ruff CLASS OF ign Albert Augustus Green, Jr. Percy Albert Ricketts CLASS OF 1912 Edward Hammond Green Thomas Edison Lott Joe Henry Morris Fulton Thompson Oscar J. Rainey CLASS OF 1913 Thomas Lawrence Evans John Simeon Therrell Robert Robb Chichester Thomas Watkins Newell George Beaman Huddleston Leonidas Willing Ramsey Kenneth Wise Fairly 114 Jl pi Ikappa Hlpba ACTIVE Alpha — University of Virginia. Beta — Davidson College. Gamma — William and Mary College. Delta — Southern University. Zeta — University of Tennessee. Eta — Tulane University. Thcta — Southwestern Presbyterian Univer- sity. Iota — Hampden- Sidney College. Kappa — Kentucky University. Mil — Presbyterian College. micro n — Richmond College. Pi — Washington and Lee University. Rho — Cumberland University. Tau — University of North Carolina. Upsilon — Alabama Polytechnic Institute. Phi — Roanoke College. Chi — University of the South. CHAPTERS Psi — Georgia Agricultural College. Omega — Kentucky State College. Alpha Alpha — Trinity College. . Ilplia Gamma — Louisiana State Univer- sity. Alpha Delta — Georgia School of Technol- ogy. Alpha Epsilon — Xorth Carolina A. and M. College. Alpha Zeta — University of Arkansas. Alpha Eta — University of State of Florida. Alpha Thcta — West Virginia University. Alpha Iota — Millsaps College. Alpha Kappa — Missouri School of Mines. . Ilpha Lambda — Georgetown College. Alpha Mu — University of Georgia. Alpha Xu — L T niversity of Missouri. 116 - i pi IKappa Hlpba Founded at University of Virginia, 1868. Alpha lota Chapter Established in 1905. EMBLEM COLORS Shield and Diamond Garnet and Gold FRATRES IN FACULTATE William Belton Murrah Mifflin Wyatt Swartz Stuart Grayson Noble FRATRES IN URBE W. H. Hill M. B. Jumper O. B. Taylor L. W. Reed C. H. Miller i Hlpba flota Cbapter of flM IRappa Hlpba CLASS OF igio Richard Baxter Alexander John Wesley Crisler Augustus Foster Kelly Martin Luther Xeill Prank Starr Williams CLASS OF 191 1 Thomas Wiley Lewis, Jr. Samuel Erxest Williamson CLASS OF iqi2 John - Burruss Kirklaxd Lyoxel Clayton Kirklaxd CLASS OF 1913 William Meyers Colmer Benjamin Clarence Rush William Moody Dormax Frank Tomkeys Scott lis Hlpba Chapter of pbi S»clta Founded at Millsaps College, 1908 COLORS: Black and Old Gold CLASS OF 1910 Charles Reynolds Rew CLASS OF 1911 Joshua Marion Morse CLASS OF 1912 Daniel Webster Bufkin Daniel DeWitt Cameron Grover Cleveland Clark Randolph Dillon Peets William Nathaniel Thomas CLASS OF 1913 Welton Troy Harkey Edward Martin Livingston- William Eugene Morse James Dansey Wroten 120 Ikappa flfru aipba Chapter FRATER HONORIS CAUSA IN FACULTATE James Elliott Walmsley SORORES IN URBE Bertha L. Ricketts Carrie Hewes Wharton 1910 COURTEXAY CLINGAN 191 1 Marguerite C. Park Adele C. Knowles 123 Stoma IHpsilon LITERARY Founded at the University of the South, October, 1906. 1kit=1kat Club Founded, December, 1909. MEMBERS William DuBose Brat-ton Edward Cage Brewer Alexander Boyd Campbell George Diuguid Davidson Alfred Allan Kern Stuart Grayson Noble Robert Hamric Ruff PATRONESS Mrs. W. B. Murrah CHAPTERS Sopherim University of the South Calumet Vanderbilt University Osiris Randolph-Macon College Senior Round Table University of Georgia Boar ' s Head Transylvania University Scribblers University of Mississippi Kit-Kat Millsaps College ALUMNI CHAPTER Nashville, Tennessee 124 SIGMA UPSILON Gbe IkiMkat Club lEALIZING the man} - benefits to be gained from literary fel- lowship and wishing to awaken in the College an enthusiastic interest in literary aims and ideals, Dr. A. A. Kern, in No- vember, 1909, formed the Kit-Kat Club, which had for its object the promotion of these ends. The Club soon saw that affiliation with Sigma Upsilon, whose ideals were similar to their own, would not only give them national prestige but would greatly aid them in carrying out their plans. They therefore petitioned the General Coun- cil of Sigma Upsilon for a charter, which was granted them in February, 1910; its reception, thanks to the hospitality of Dr. G. D. Davidson, was duly cele- brated at the Royal Falstaff Cafe on the evening of February 25th. Sigma Upsilon was founded at the University of the South in 1906, and from the beginning has made its requirements for admission so strict that membership therein is universally regarded as a much-coveted honor. The Millsaps chapter takes its name from a literary club of the age of Queen Anne which met at the tavern of Christopher Kat — whence its name — and which numbered among its members Addison, Steele, Congreve, Dryden, Pope, and many another eighteenth-century writer. By an odd coincidence the Kit-Kat Club, whose membership was limited to seven, formed the seventh chapter of Sigma Upsilon. Thus far its success in stimulating literary appreciation and endeavor and in furthering literal " } - comradeship has been remarkable and augurs well for the future influence of the Club upon the literary life at Millsaps. 126 ALMA MATER MILLSAPS Air, " My Bonnie " All over the land of the cotton And down where the magnolias stand, The fame of our dear alma mater Is ringing far over the land. CHORUS Millsaps, Millsaps, Millsaps College for me, for me, Millsaps, Millsaps, Millsaps College for me. Her halls, where our memories linger, The friendships there made long ago, The purple and white of her banner Are cherished wherever we go. And when in the years of the future Fond memory turns to the past, The days that we spent at old Millsaps Will yet be the brightest at last. MILLSAPS Alma mater, dear old Millsaps, Loyal sons are we ; Our fond hearts are thine alone And evermore shall be. Proud art thou in classic beauty Of thy noble past, With thy watchwords, Honor, Duty, Thy high fame shall last. Ever swiftly and more swiftly Time goes fleeting by, Still abides our love for Millsaps, It can never die. 12S Htbletic association A. B. Campbell, President C. E. Johnson, Vice-President Dr. J. E. Walmsley, Secretary and Treasurer Prof. S. G. Noble, Director of Athletics . . C. G. Terrel, Football Manager R. D. Peets, Basket-ball Manager A. B. Campbell, Baseball Manager J. B. Kirklaxd, Track Manager 129 efi£a£ T arsit jfootball Scam L. W. Whitsox Center S. E. Williamson " Right Guard R. R. Chichester Left Guard D. R. Wasson Right Tackle J. E. Reed Left Tackle A. B. Campbell (Captain) Right End P. A. Ricketts Left End L. C. Kirklaxd Right Half J. B. Kirklaxd Left Half T. W. Lewis : ... Quarter-Back C. G. Terrell (Manager) Full-Back R. J. Bixgham Sub. J. S. Therrell Sub. T. W. Newell Sub. C. M. Graham Sub. 131 . Center Senior jfootball Scam L. W. Whitson 1 M. L. Neill J. M. Guinn Right Guard R. B. Alexander (Manager) Left Guard D. R. Wasson 1 Right Tackle E. C. Brewer S. E. Williamson Left Tackle J. W. Crisler Right End J. G. Johnson 1 W.E.Phillips J ■■■ Left End F. S. Williams (Captain) Right Half J. S. Therrell Left Half A. B. Campbell Quarter-Back C. G. Terrell Full-Back Prof. E. Y. Burton Coach GAMES o o Nov. 14 Seniors vs. Preps 11 o Oct. 23 Seniors vs. Sophs Oct. 31 Seniors vs. Preps 5 5 Nov. 3 Seniors vs. Sophs o 2 Nov. 16 Seniors vs. Sophs o 6 Nov. 30 Seniors vs. Preps o o 132 Sophomore jfootball £eam Right Guard . Left Guard Cameron, D. D Center Clark, G. C. Green, J. W. . Broom, J. M. . Lott, T. E.. . . Steen, R. E Right Tackle Bingham, R. J L eft Tackle Mitchell, J. H. ] Lewis, W. L. . ' . j Rl S ht End Ricketts, P. A Left End Kirkland, L. C. (Manager) Right Half Kirkland, J. B Left Half Lewis, T. W. (Captain) Ouarter-Baek Herring, C. H Full-Back Dr. A. A. Kern Coach GAMES Oct. 23, Sophs, vs. Seniors o o Nov. 6, Sophs, vs. Preps 8 o Oct. 27, Sophs, vs. Preps . . .5 o Nov. 16, Sophs, vs. Seniors 6 o Nov. 3, Sophs, vs. Seniors 2 o Nov. 20, Sophs, vs. Preps o o 133 {preparatory jfootball Zcnm Left End E. E. Trainor Center M. I. Bailey .... " I ,- tt t I- Ris ht Guard E. H. Lancaster ° R. R. Chichester Left Guard J. E. Reed Right Tackle J. .M. Morse Left Tackle X. L. Cassibry Right End M. Owens 1 S. Wood J Jones Right Half B. Hathorn Left Half W. Newell (Captain) Quarter-Back C. M. Graham 7. . Full-Back Prof. S. G. Xoble Coach GAMES 27, Preps vs. Sophs o 5 Nov. 5 Nov. S Nov. w. J. c. V. T. Oct Oct No Preps vs. Sophs o Preps vs. Seniors 5 Preps vs. Sophs o 14, 20, Preps vs. Seniors o Preps vs. Sophs o Preps vs. Seniors o 134 - 3unior Sopbomorc Baseball ilcam Herring Catcher Morse First Base (Captain) Smith Second Base (Manager) Hart Short Stop Lott Third Base Enochs Left Field Whitson Center Field Williamson Right Field Kirkland Pitcher Collins Pitcher Savage Substitute Lewis Substitute Mitchell Substitute 135 ' kJw J i %i . ■ us a jfvesbman Baseball (Team .... Catcher Welsh We ilenman F„-stBase Morse Second Base (Manager) Hinds Short Stop Newell Third Base Lampton Left Field Davis Center Field Boswell Ri S ht Field Irving Pitcher (Captain) . . . Pitcher Jones 136 preparatory? Baseball Geam Cassibry Catcher (Manager) Stennis First Base Graham Second Base Hackett Short Stop Rankin Third Base (Captain) Johnson Left Field Hathorne Center Field Campbell Right Field Wood Pitcher Mayner Substitute Jones Substitute TENNIS CLUB OFFICERS W. E P M FILLIPS . . President Prof. W. SWARTZ Treasurer MEMBERS M. F. Adams R. C. Berry P. Beraud A . J. Beasley H. H. Boswell W M. Colmer F. B. Collins E. J. Ellzey A. A. Green, Jr. F. C. Graham S. G. Noble W E. Phillips R. H. Ruff B. C. Rush H. A. Stennis C. SiMRALL 0. E. Shell M. W. Swartz W. N. Thomas Swep. Taylor J. E. Walmsley Lynn Witt J. D. Wrotex R. Weilexmax M. U. Zuxg J. S. Sayage 138 a s w athletics nIE present session has been a highly successful one from an athletic view-point. Much of this success is due to Professor S. G. Noble, who lias labored with untiring energy for high- class, spirited athletics at Millsaps. It has been due to him that the schedules have been posted on time, that the various managers have done their work properly, and that the affairs of the Athletic Association have been conducted on a firm and business-like basis. It was also through the efforts of Professor Noble that Millsaps has been allowed to participate in the intercollegiate track meet at the State Ora- torical Contest. At the opening of the football season the Freshman and Junior Classes failed to put teams in the field, thus leaving the Seniors, the Sophs and the Preps to contest fur the cup. Professor Noble took charge of his Preps early in the year, and began to explain to them that a football was an inflated oval, that it would not bite, and that they need not be afraid of breaking it by fall- ing on it. Since Dr. Kern ' s two-time champions had disbanded, he was in- duced to coach the Sophomores, who were anxious to atone for their igno- minious record of ' 08. The Seniors were confident of victory, but merely " for the looks of the thing " they invited Professor Burton to coach them; and in a very few afternoons the " new-professor " informed them in unmistakable language that they did not know the rudiments of the game and that if they expected to make a showing in the race worthy of their name and Class, they would be compelled to show a marked improvement. The truth of this proph- ecy was afterwards demonstrated. In the first game it was seen that the Sophs, of whom very little had been expected, were going to finish strong, and it was freely predicted that they would have to be reckoned with before the close of the season. The prediction gradually became a fact with each succeeding game, and when the schedule was completed the cup was a warded to the team of ' 12, who had gone through the season without a single defeat. Varsity material was very plentiful, and the committee could have selected two Varsity teams of almost equal strength. The team which was selected is a representative one and with proper coach- 140 ing could hold its own with the best. The games were played on the new athletic field and were, without an exception, well attended. It would be no exaggeration to say that the past football season was the most successful since class games were instituted at Millsaps. After a lapse of two years, interclass basket-ball was resumed and for the first time every class was represented by a team. The schedule was short enough and the games were close enough to keep interest and enthusiasm keyed up to the highest pitch. The Preps, by hard practice and consistent work, made the highest percentage and won the pennant. Professor Swartz has put new life into tennis since he took charge of the club. There are more tennis players in college now, and more interest is taken in the game, than at any previous time in our history. In baseball the Freshman Class has an abundance of first-class material and at present promises to be the favorite in the contest for the class championship. Preparations arc also being made for Field Day, and Professor Noble is also hard at work upon the candidates for track honors both here and at the M. I. O. A. contest. By way of conclusion, a word of praise should be accorded Professor Noble, Professor Burton and Dr. Kern for the enthusiasm and interest with which they have helped to make this a successful year in athletics. The Ath- letic Association and the entire student body are very grateful to them for their work. Ma} ' future teams secure as successful coaches! A. B. C. 141 College Lexicon Ananias — A Biblical character, therefore unknown to the majority of Millsaps students; it is the constant aim of the Professors to apprehend any of his unconscious imitators. A II 5 — An organization of secular beings whose sole aim is to administer boards, razor- strops, and paddles to the new students in external doses. B Bobashela and Baby — Something that should be in every .one ' s home. Book Store — A seemingly fair and beautiful reservation at Founder ' s Hall, now under- going a financial suppression due to the abode of a monster whose chief aim was to obtain at least one hundred per cent, on all articles sold. Brains — An article scarcer than hen ' s teeth and wholly unknown to the author. Co-ed. — A being possessed of many virtues and exceedingl y beautiful, whose chief occupa- tion is to swap gum and giggle. D Diploma — The condensation of grit, grace, gall and gumption. Dormitory — An eleemosynary institution for the assuaging of hunger by the internal appli- cation of grits and gravy. Election — Something that makes men know sorrow and acquaints them with grief. F Flunk — A much patronized resort where many of our number go after exams. Greek — A study pursued witli varying success by unfortunate students. In this course many accidents have occurred, the most notable being the formal announcement of the illegal navigation of Gus Kelly over a hindersome and nefarious passage of Lysias. Grins — Convulsions emitted from Beasley ' s face. Especially noticeable after having taken his seat in the Junior Psychology Class. 142 Gymnasium — The Editors are forced to profess total ignor ance on this point, having at- tended Millsaps for some years. H Hinds and Noble — Friends who stick closer than a brother. Hookworm — See Easy Chair in the Purple and White. Hot Air — Spasmodic emissions from Broom and Ruff. I Intellect — An element yet undiscovered by the Junior Chemistry Class. J Jacks — A creation of divine origin sent down by Hinds and Noble to lead B. A. students out of the Valley of the Shadow of Classics. K Kelly — A peculiar specimen of corporeal mechanism which hails from the Land of Gophers. L Liar — See Ananias, Dr. Cook, etc. M Mendacity — An abomination in the sight of Professors and an ever-present help in lime of trouble. N Nothing — Condensed vacancy. P Politics — The royal guide to office. The root of all evil. Prentiss Literary Society — A harmless aggregation of bucolic youths whose sole aim is to formulate a recipe for shedding rusticism. Q Quiz — A hatit of the Faculty to sound the depth of a student ' s knowledge. R Ridiculous — See the mirror. s Sign-Board — For information on this point apply to Professor Swartz. 143 Topical Analysis — A misshapen product of iniquity. u Unity — An unknown quantity in the Senior Class. It is with great regret that the Editors state that the manuscripts of this letter were burned by the close contiguity of the late and much-lamented comet which paid us a flying visit. w Witt — A social prodigy who is pursuing a course in the subtle Science of Social Engineering. Xtra — A three-dollar Special. Full stock on hand at all times. Apply to the Faculty. Y. M. C. A. — A band of our students who come together every week and do everything in their power to better the moral influences of the College. Zip — A dark brown viscous fluid, familiar to college men, usually utilized in assimilating " doe hackers, " and popularly known as molasses. 144 M. L. Neill R. B. Alexander. . . j. R. Bingham I M. Strom Blpba pi Stoma MOTTO All Shack Men must be members COLORS Dark blue and blood red OFFICERS Chief Paddler Strop User Holders L. B. Jones | Brown ] Reserves Pugh ) 1900 INITIATES Jones, R. W. Graham Steen Sterling Owen Collins Lewis Ferguson 146 MOTTO To have and to hold Regular Special E. C. Brewer. . . . F. S. Williams . . R. W. Weilenman S. E. Williamson T. H. Phillips. . R. C. Berry W. E. Phillips. . A. B. Campbell. . M. L. Neill A. D. Bell A. F. Kelly .... C. R. Rew 1 .... 99.5 99 98.8 98 97 9.5 93 89 87 85 SO 75 Would have won had he not labored under dis- advantages. Handicapped on account of distance. Indefatigable and conscientious worker. Good record for late start. An ardent student of the course. Did not stick to one subject long enough. Too many conflicts. Lost in final contest on account of burglars A good student but did not show proper spirit. A marked inclination for the primary depart- ment. Very studious, but rather careless. By general agreement the faculty decided to pass him on account of his being ignorant of the rule of buying time. 147 flIMllsaps Ecacbcrs ' association OFFICERS Robt. H. Ruff President R. J. Bingham Vice-President S. E. Williamson Secretary G. C. Clark Treasurer MEMBERS E. C. Brewer F. E. Harrison ' D. W. Bufkin R. H. Ruff R. J. Bingham Oscar Rainey J. W. Crisler R. C. Pugh H. M. Frizell D. R. Wasson G. C. Clark F. C. Graham T. H. Moselv A. J. Beasley J. E. Reed J. W. Broom J. S. Savage R. E. Steen S. G. Noble J. D. Wroten 1-18 Ipreacbei ' 0 ' Xcaciuc J. D. OFFICERS Wroten President M. H Willie N. Thomas F. Adams J. M. Guinn R. B. Burks W. N. Thomas A. J. Beasley O. W. Felder J. T. Weems A. Warren Vice-President MEMBERS T. A. Ferguson W. B. Summers R. E. Selby J. P. Smith R. C. Edwards Cap Carter O. J. Rainey J. D. Wroten W. D. Barrett R. W. Jones F. H. Magee G. C. Magee T. P. Clark A. S. Raper J. W- Broom R. M. Brown J. A. Alford 149 PLACE OF MEETING TIME Opera House 8:00 to 11:30 P. M. OFFICERS J. M. Morse Lord High Rooster Gus Kelly General Attender F. S. Williams Information Bureau MEMBERS R. C. Berry M. Johnson M. L. Neill M. Strom Dr. Kern Dr. Sullivan Dr. Swartz Dr. Davidson C. Irving E. C. Brewer J. G. Johnson H. M. Frizell Circus Specials ISO JOHNSON BARRETT HARRISON flDasonic Club James Elliott Walmsley Charles Edward Johxsox Wiliiam Darden Barrett Samuel Ernest Williamson Festus Eugexe Harrisox Samuel Ivy Osborx Morris Strom " William B. Moxtgomery 151 %on$ Bov 6 dlub MEMBERS Ferguson V. L. Terrell D. R. Wasson F. B. Smith J. E. Flurry D. D. Cameron OFFICERS J. W. Green Moon Fixer B. C. Rush Star Hanger E. C. Brewer Cloud Examiner J. M. Morse Weather Forecaster B. W. Sharborougii Dan Bufkix E. E. Trainor m mm m MOTTO Have a good understanding OFFICERS R. W. Jones Chief Presser of Bricks D. R. Wasson Dirt Packer L. W. Whitson Insect Destroyer MEMBERS S. E. Williamson ' R. B. Alexander M. L. Neill J. E. Reed J. M. Morse C. H. Herring A. S. Raper A. J. Beasley V. B. Hathorx R. M. Brown 153 fl crc Club OFFICERS R. H. Ruff President D. W. Bufkix Secretary B. C. Rush E . C . Brewer 0. E. Shell M . L . X E I L L R. W. Jones H. F. Baley R. H. Ruff D. R. Wasson Fulton Thompson ' STAUNCH SUPPORTERS H. A. Stennis W. E. Phillips, Jr. Dr. T. M. Sullivan A. B. Campbell J. M. Guinn J. G. Johnson T. W. Newell H. B. McCluer I). W. Bufkin F. W. Adams Kenneth Fairly E. H. Green Dr. T- E. Walmsley 154 Darfcaman Club H. M. Frizell . . R. B. Alexander S. E. Williamson F. S. Williams G. C. Clark R. C. Pugh Hugh Warren H. M. Frizell F. E. Harrison FOLLOWERS Professor E. Young Burton J. B. Kirkland T. E. Lott B. Collins J. D. Wrote n L. C. Kirkland C. G. Terrell W. N. Thomas President Secretary R. B. Alexander W. A. Ferguson W. E. Smith R. B. Burks J. W. Crisler W. M. COLMER L. W. Ramsey 155 jfollowers of tbe Cue MOTTO Moncv burns my pocket OFFICERS L. B, Jones First Shark |. M. Morse Second Shark C. Irving Racker F. Thompson Counter MEMBERS I. C. Enochs F. S. Williams T. W. Shipp F. B. Smith Dick Weilenman Gus Kelly M. Johnson J. S. Savage R. C. Berry D. Peeples A. D. Bell 156 mmv mmm w MOTTO Ride fast or lose on the home stretch HEADQUARTERS TIME Hinds and Noble 7 130 to 1 1 130 p. m. OFFICERS Mark Guinn Master of Ceremonies D. R. Wasson General Councilor Jake Bingham Watchman F. W. Wimberlv. . J Gus Kelly f Enlisters I. C. Enochs J. W. Broom Oscar Rainey Prof. M. W. Swartz MEMBERS A. A. Green, Jr. FRATRES IN FACULTATE R. C. Pugh A. J. Beasley R. E. Steen Prof. Noble 157 —r MOTTO " Tis better to bear those ills we have than fly to those we know not of. " OFFICERS R. C. Pugh Council Commander Barrett General Adviser MEMBERS D. R. Wasson J. M. Guinn J. A. Alford M. L Xeill M. Strom J. R. Bingham R. M. Brown- honorary MEMBERS Dr. Kern Prof. Noble Dr. Davidson 15S jengineering (I lass Prof. E. Young Burton Instructor M. L. Neill Fulton Thompson F. S. Williams H. F. Baley A. F. Kelly 159 Oil I Phillips YUdel. Drut Thompson fashion-Plate Beaucefaleus I amaey Fdd-T=.e d Dope AitcheH anooch flewe l Coon 5e by A.F Ke ly Rpscc Derry O.E. Shell T feb Cslmar Dippy Fait-ly Fatty GhichiSter- Ii(c. £n?chs Ed Brewer ?HeM Witt Belhaven T.c K a. applied ©notations " As Ed was going out one eve, His father questioned, ' Whither? ' Ed, not wishing to deceive. Smilingly blushed, ' With her. ' " — Brewer. " Tongue nor heart can not conceive nor name thee! " — H. F. Baley. " If there be, or ever were, one such, it ' s past the size of dreaming. " — Cook Selby. " For my name and memory, I leave it to men ' s charitable speeches, to foreign nations and to the next ages. " — Ruff. " The world knows only two — that ' s Rome and I. " — Crisler, J. W. " Marriage is a desperate thing. " — Guinn. " He that complies against his will, Is of the same opinion still. " — Mitchell. " Vows with so much passion, swears with so much grace. " — Mosely. " I am always in haste but never in a hurry. " — Pekts. " All nature wears one universal grin. " — Stennis. " The march of the human mind is slow. " — Coggin. " Lights of the world and stars of the human race. " — Co-Ens. " Within that awful volume lies the mystery of mysteries. " — T. A. " The long and short of it. " — John Green and Shell. " Benedick! the married man. " — Campbell. " Xone but himself can he his parallel. " — Crockett. " Where ignorance is bliss ' T is folly to be wise. " — Seniors. " Even tho ' vanquished, he would argue still. " — Bufkin. " He has a remarkably sweet voice. " — Rew. " So wise and funny he is a circus in himself. " — Kelly. " A man who has red hair will have red hair till he dyes. " — Col.mer. " I will make large foot-prints on the sands of time. " — R. W. Jones. " Oh, wad some power the giftie gie us. To see oursel ' s as others see us! " — P. L. S. " As loquacious as a flock of geese. " — Co-Eds. 161 " The one needs the assistance of the other. " — Savage and Johnson. " Anything for a quiet life. " — Dr. Ackland. " .Men of few words are the best men. " — Willard Moore. " The common curse of mankind— folly and ignorance. " — Fresh m en. " I am the very pink of courtesy. " — Berry. " He was a man, take him for all in all. " 1 shall not look upon his like again. " — Brown. " And each particular hair to stand on end Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. " — Albert Green. " I am sure care is an enemy to life. " — R. B. Alexander. " Oh. what a fall was there, my countrymen ! " — Political Science Exam. My mother-in-law is dead. And how- my heart does yearn. She ' s with the angels now — She was too tough to burn. — Millican. I had a close friend who tried love ' s problem to unravel, But dark despair caused suicide and now alone I travel ; So as long as I have friends and plenty of Bull Durham. I ' ll never think of foolish girls, nor e ' er go near ' em. — Ramsey. There was a girl named Stella, She loved a bow-legged fellow. And when she sat Upon his lap, She fell through to the cellar. — Anonymous. hen exams are nigh, the students sigh, About the wasted days, They cram and cram for their exam. Then find it never pays. — Anonymous. 162 Statistics Every student had one vote. There were one hundred and thirty-one ballots cast and the committee declared the following results according to the Millsaps primary election laws: Am; — Average, 19 years, 3 months, 10 days. Height — Average, 5 feet, 9 ' i inches. Weight — Average. 145 pounds. Chosen Profession — Ministry, 25: Law, 40: Medicine, 17; Architecture, 9: Civil Engi- neering, 7 ; Scattering, 33. Yearly Expenses — Average, S250. Smoke — 75 do and 31 do not. Type of Girls — 40 prefer blondes, 80 brunettes, and Colmer prefers a Southern girl. Color of Eyes — Blue, 75 ; Brown, 45 ; Black, 1 1 . When do you get up? — 61 get up at 7:00; 30 at 7:30; and 7 when the Chapel bell rings. When do you go to bed?— 81 at 10:00; 18 at 10:30; and 9 at 11 :00. Are you engaged? — 81 are not; 30 are; and Livingston wants to be. Use Pony— 100 do not and all B. A. ' s do. Favorite names for girls — 16 prefer Mary; 17 prefer Louise; 5 prefer Kathleen: 9 prefer May Earbee ; 69, Scattering. Favorite Author — Tie between Tennyson, Poe and Scott ; John Fox, Jr., easily led for second, while Lewis voted for Ganot and John Green for Swartz. Favorite Novel — Xo choice. Many voted for " Ivanhoe, " " St. Elmo, " " Trail of the Lone- some Pine " and " Topical Analysis. " Favorite Study — 73 prefer History; 19 prefer French; 8, Junior Psychology; and 31, Scattering. Favorite Occupation at School — Tie between Athletic Sports, Studying and Reading. Number of Correspondents — Average, 6. Millsaps ' greatest need — Intercollegiate Athletics and Gymnasium tied for first place: Dormitory easily led for second; Scattering, 11; Tom Ferguson voted for more religion. Handsomest — Brewer received a handsome majority, while W. E. Phillips led the minor- ity. Most Popular — Brown, 70; Ruff, 40; and Campbell. 21. Wittiest — Witt, 60; Kelly, 41; Scattering, 19. Most Influential — Brown, 80; Ruff, 33; Guinn. 9; Scattering. 6. Best All-round Man — Steen, 60 ; Brewer, 47 ; Campbell, 23. 163 Brainiest — Ruff easily led for first place, while Jones, Campbell and Johnson received 7 votes each. Most Bashful — Lampton by an overwhelming majority; Scattering, 23. Best Student — Johnson, J. G., and Steen tied for first place, receiving 39 votes each ; Frizell received 30 ; Scattering, 20. Greatest Flirt — Ramsey and Newell tied for first place, while " Bill ' Ferguson easily led second. Most Solemn — Edwards received a handsome majority and Guinn led for the minority; Scattering, 12. Fattest — Chichester, unanimously. Leanest — J. W. Green, 63; Rush, 33; T. A. Ferguson, 31. Cheekiest — Williams, 65; Raper, 34; Scott. 17; Phillips, 15. Biggest Loafer — Shipp, 71 ; Irving, 59. Windiest Man — Tie between Bufkin and J. B. Kirkland ; Scattering, 27. Biggest Prep— Thomas, 73; Warren, 50. Greatest Sport — W. E. Phillips, 41; Fulton Thompson, 41; Berry, 33; Scattering, 16. Most Conceited — Crisler, 77; Weems, 49; Scattering. 4. Jollikst — Jolly received 81 votes ; Gus Kelly, 43. Greenest — Burks and Warren received 59 votes each, and Simrall, 13. Laziest — Scudder received a handsome majority; J. M. Morse, 31; Scattering, 29. Most Enthusiastic Athlete — Campbell, 77 ; T. W. Lewis, 43. Best Football Rooter — Bingham, 59; Beasley, 37; Scattering, 30. Biggest Liar — W. E. Smith, 91 ; Gus Kelley, 15 ; Scattering, 13. Man with Best " Understanding " — R. W. Jones, 57; Wasson, 26; " Big Sis, " 19. Best Social Stunter — Ramsey, 83; Phillips, 11; Thompson, 10; Scattering, 19. Biggest Dead Beat— Xeill, 27; Shipp, 17; Whitson, 11: Scattering, 73. Biggest Bully — Williams, 59; Johnson (no initials), 51: Scattering, 20. Biggest Politician — All voted for this and after a recount of the ballots. Ruff and Friz- ell were declared to have received 45 votes each; L. B. Jones received 21; Bufkin, 13; Scat- tering, 7. Biggest Grafter — Book Supply Company, 111 ; Scattering, 13. 164 flDeoale Hwaroeo Commencement, 1909 Grover Cleyelaxd Clark Millsaps Declamation Medal Fred W. Wimberly The Oscar Kearney Andrews Medal for Oratory Thomas L. Bailey Carl J. Von Seutter Medal for Oratory John 1 Wesley Crisler, Jr. The Galloway-Lamar Debaters ' Medal Miss Bertha L. Rickets The Clark Essay Medal Robert H. Ruff The D. A. R. Historical Medal Fred W. Wimberly The Oakley Scholarship Prize John Wesley Crisler, Jr. Crystal Springs Chautauqua Medal 165 Tidantefc To trade a yard of legs for an ounce of brains — B. C. Rush. To be promoted to the Sophomore Latin Class — I. C. Enochs. A girl to love — Lynn Adolphus Witt. Anything to rattle — F. S. Williams. A new set of boys at the Dormitory — Dr. Ackland. A new vocabulary of cuss words — " Aunt " Jones. An empty box car to put my conceit in — Crisler. Some cheek and brass — Ruff. A new Jack to Junior Greek — Frizell and Ruff. To know if the one who made angels made me — T. A. Ferguson. A deed to creation — Dan Bufkin. To know what becomes of the Geology fee — Seniors. To know why all men are not as smart as I — Savage. Iron-clad Prohibition — J. M. Morse. To know what became of Gubbity Glub — Head of the Science Department. To know who will be the next President of Millsaps College — J. E. Walmsley. To know why J. M. Guinn is doing special work in the Department of Greek and Latin- Rverybody. To know what became of the Minnehahas — Student Body. To know my relation to a crane — Beasley. A girl like the other fellows have — Newell. To go to Columbus — J. M. Sullivan. Some one to keep boys off the train — Mississippi Legislature. To sell special exams — Faculty. 166 aS. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ?T HE Editors wish to express their sincere appreciation of the efforts of those who have aided them in the prepara- tion of this volume: Especially are they indebted to Miss Marie Atkinson, Mrs. Ella Mclnnis and Mr. Willing Ramsey, who have contributed the drawings; to Dr. A. A. Kern, Dr. G. D. Davidson and Professor Noble, who have in various ways added to the literary excellence of the book; and to all those who have kindly lent them their time and talents. 168 From the Penmanship Department of Harris 38u0ine00 QEnitoraiQ) JACKSON, MISS. 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We have dinner every day from 12:30 until 3:00 o ' clock p. m., for only 35 cents. Give us a trial and you will call again. Thanking you for your past patronage and hoping to see you soon, I am yours to serve, N. W. DRUMMOND. SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNER. Open day and night. Meals sent out to all parts of town. You will find our help the most courteous in all respects. We cater especially to Banquets and Dinner Parties, and would be pleased to furnish estimates of same at any time. For information, ' Phone 752. SHORT ORDERS AT ALL HOURS QUICK SERVICE IS OUR MOTTO News Stand in Connection All Daily Papers and Magazines H. K. HARDY General Contractor Paints, Oils, Glass, Artistic Wall Paper, Paper-Hanging Calcimining, Etc. Corner President and Pascagoula Sts. JACKSON, MISS. Ferndell A simple way to secure the best for your table is to buy Kern dell brand Food Products. Highest obtain- able quality J. M BLACK GROCERY CO. V. Otis Robertson S. V. Robertson Jackson, Miss. Hattiesburg, Miss. Robertson Robertson Attorneys and Counsellors at Law ' Phones, So and 24S 1 1 1 W. CAPITOL ST. Jackson Office, Hattiesburg Office, 301-303 Century Bldg. 206-20S Carter Bldg. ALLEN THOMPSON Attorney and Counsellor at haw Office: 4 16J East Capitol Street Choice Flowers, Decorations and De- signs for All Occasions McKay Seed and Floral Co. JACKSON, MISS. JACKSON :: MISSISSIPPI NEW, UP TO DATE MAKE EUROPEAN The Lemon Cadenhead ' s Drug Store YOUR STORE Miller Hall proprietors © We extend to all a hearty welcome and will be glad to have you know the goodness of our service I Opposite Union Station CADENHEAD DRUG COMPANY Jackson :: Mississippi 116 EAST CAPITOL STREET C. A. RICHARDSON W. B. TAYLOR COMPANY WATCHMAKERS Brick JEWELERS NOT BETTER THAN THE BEST OPTICIANS BUT BETTER THAN THE REST C©al 415 EAST CAPITOL STREET Will be glad lo serve you and believe 1 can make a warm friend of you Wat eiim eoi IdeeJ Founts™ Peiw o: Standard of the. Worlc The Pen you will eventually buy All Dealers 173 Broadway, N.Y. o c HOI HOC Gulf Ship Island Railroad Co. DEEP WATER ROUTE Only Direct Line between the Capital and the Sea. Low Summer Excursion Week End Rates. Every Mississippian should take advantage ot this opportunity to visit Missis- sippi ' s Deep Water Port, Gulfport. GENERAL PASSENGER DEPARTMENT PASSENGER SERVICE MAIN LINE Lv. Jackson 6:00 A M. Hattiesburg 9:43 A. M. NO. 5 Ar. Gulfport I 12:30 P. M NO. 3 Lv. Gulfport ' • Hattiesburg Ar Jackson NO 4. 7:40 A. M. 10:30 A. M. 1:55 P. M. 3o5 7:13 1 0:00 P. P. P. M. M. M. NO 6 4:25 7:43 I 1:00 P. P. P. M. M M. COLUMBIA DIVISION Via Silver Creek and Columbia) NO. 101 7:20 A. M., Lv. no 102 .Men den hall Ar. 9:25 P. M- ...Gulfport Lv. 2:45 P. M_ 1:40 P. M , Ar No. 1 09 No. 1 1 2:30 P. M., Lv. Jackson Ar. 10:15 A M ' 620 P. M., Ar Columbia Lv. 6:10 A. M . Connections at Jackson, Hattiesburg and Gulfport with ALL LINES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION APPLY TO J. L. HAWLEY, General Passenger Agent Gulfport, Miss. Effective January 1, 1910 o c non nor: DANIEL STUDIO Expert Photographing For Halftones COLLEGE Pljotograplifr WORK DONE ON TIME Capitol Street, Near Bridge : Jackson, Mississippi Dr. E. H. Galloway century bldg. Jackson : : Mississippi Office Hours: 12:00 to 1:00 and 3:00 to 4:00 ' phones: Office, 316 Residence, 628 BON-TON CAFE Regular Dinner 3.5c . Lunch Room, Cigars and Dining-Room ForLadies and Gentlemen Open All Night Confectionery Room ForLadies and G Open All Night 213 W.Capitol St. Jackson, Miss. J.A.SHURLDS Will Furnish and Serve You Refresh- ments Cheaper Than Anybody Else. Eat at His Restau- rant When Down in Town. ' Phone 201 502 E. Capitol St. PORT GIBSON FEMALE COLLEGE Port Gibson, Miss. i. Location, healthy hill region in historic part of Mississippi. 2. Literature. Music, Art, Expression, Commerce, Sewing. 3. Phy ical Culture and Chorus Work FREE. 4. Artesian Water, Electric Lights, Shower Baths (hot andcold). 5. Special attention given H EALT H and MORALS. 6. Confers degree of A. B Has also Prepar- atory Department. 7. Some students REDUCE EXPENSES by engaging for duties. S. Interesting Epworth League and Literary Societies. 0. EDUCATIONAL TRIP a feature of each session. 10. 71st Year begins September 14, 1010. H. G. HAWKINS, PRESIDENT BUNTANG Did you ever see a " Fessor " ride a jack? Did you ever see a jaybird eat a tack ? Did you ever ? — no, you never, For it really couldn ' t be, don ' t you see ? Did you ever see a co-ed smoke a pipe ? Did you ever see an educated snipe ? Did you ever? — No, you never, For it really couldn ' t be, don ' t you see ? Did you ever see a free special exam ? Did you ever see an oyster bite a ham ? Did you ever ? No, you never, For it really couldn ' t he, don ' t you see? Did you ever see an angel eating hay? Did you ever see a lover of T A? Did you ever?— no, you never, For it really couldn ' t be, don ' t you see? O ' 11. 7) •i More than 50,000 FEET OF FLOOR SPACE More than 100 MACHINES SAME MANAGEMENT AND POLICY FOR PAST 25 YEARS F HfE E£E£j r ww r r r r r r f r F k Spin Ifijfflw -As; wh " The Stone Printing and Mfg. Co. 116-132 North Jefferson Street ROANOKE, VIRGINIA The Largest Best Equipped Most Modern SOUTH OF THE OHIO AND EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI More employes and more output than all the other job printing plants within a radius ot one hundred miles. Light, heat and sanitary arrangements well-nigh perfect. Facilities for Workmanlike Service UNAPPROACHED in this Section MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS P ' Everett, Kranich Bach, Ivers Pond, Krell-French, McPhail, Smith Barnes ' f lcHlOS, Harvard, Lagonda, Forces, Kurtman, French Sons and Other Makes. Player-Pianos, Auto-Pianos, Krell Autogrand, Standard Electric, Autoelectra, Organs, Music Boxes, Talking Machines and Graphophones Sole Southern Agents for the great BROWN PIPE ORGAN If you don ' t find something in the above list to suit you, you are indeed hard to please. We guarantee to please any one who wants a rryisical instrument of any kind. Our goods are right, our prices are right, our terms are right. No matter what you want in the way of a musical instrument, or where you live, we are in a position to make it to your interest to give us your patronage. See or write us. E. E. FORBES PIANO COMPANY To TsT !?; C. J. ROBERTS, MANAGER DRINK CARBONATED i oca=( o a IN BOTTLES 5 CENTS THE JACKSON COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY Wfyz 3facfc0cm §s anatortttm Chris Herbert, M. D., E. H. Galloway, M. D., W. L Britt, M. D, General Practise and Obstetrics Physician and General Surgery Genito-Urinary and Rectal Diseases O. M. Turner, M. D., Julius Crisler, M. D., N Stewart, M. D., Surgery and General Practise Surgery and Gynecology Mental and Nervous Diseases N. J. Milstead, M. D., H. H. Harrison, M. D., W. W. Smithson, M. D., General Practise and Obstetrics Gen ' l Practise and Consultation Gen ' l Practise and Consultation Skilled nurses in attendance. For further information address the Superintendent, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI 7) WINCHESTER .22 CALIBER AUTOMATIC RIFLE This wonderful little rifle is in a class by itself for pleasure and sport. After loading it all that it is necessary to do to shoot ten times is to pull the trigger for each shot, as the recoil of the exploded cartridge operates the repeating mechanism. The use of this rifle develops accuracy of aim when shooting rapidly, an accomplishment all hunters strive for. For city, country or camp the .22 Automatic is very handy. To fully appreciate it you should shoot it. Winchester Guns and Winchester Ammunition are Hold Everywhere WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO., - - NEW HAVEN. CONN. ||rmttiigg As good as can be executed in Jackson, and at prices as close as is consistent with good work, can be had at any time and all the time at the 1039 West Capitol Street, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI Fransioli ' s Rookery Lamps, Bowls, Pitchers, The Capital Automobile Company Buckets, Oil Cans, Whisk Brooms, Brushes, Combs, and everything MAXWELL BURCH useful to students is here. STUDEBAKER D. M. Baseball and Sporting Goods. Best Automobiles made and prices right. For Rent or Sale Repairs and Supplies 234-236 E. CAPITOL STREET R. S. WITHERS, Manager JACKSON West Capitol St. Jackson, Miss. Stone Printing and Mfg. Co. ROANOKE, VA. J-


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