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Show Hide text for 1896 volume ( OCR) Text from Pages 1 - 264 of the 1896 volume: “ ' ✓ . V . BOOK $T i M 7 Berkemkyer, Bechtel Co., PRINTERS, RULERS, HINDERS, AND STATIONERS, ALLENTOWN, PA. " ' Too much r-egt is rust There’s ever e|eer in changing, ’e type by too njuch trust, So we’ll be up and ragging.” — Old Song. " No deqtaurg l ere, or borgoij§ look to fipd, My gubject ig of man agd tjurgai] kipd.” — Martia is. " Books ar-e n]ir-rors wtjictj refleet- tl]e thoughts of the noblegt beings of our race. In tl]em we fiqd utterances wJjieh stir the soul, causing tt)e blood to course wildly tljr-ougl] its aqqular channels; or ideas, wljich seen] to lull the spirit to rest, by reason of the harrrjoqy and melody with wljiel] tl]ey are pervaded. " [ ' hig book is not a cumbersome torrje But may be readily l aijdled. ©f quips, and praqks arjd jollity, ' Behold it doth preamble. V Class of ' 96. " Energia et Studio Superamus.” A £bts Ciavla is IRcspcctfullvj JDcbicatcO to tbc IRcaOcr HUlbo Oocs not borrow a Ciarla but ffiuos one fov Ifoimself ■Co all EOitors of College Bnmials, because Cbc ’ bare our Sympathies ; anb to our Sweethearts, because Cbcy are Silent partners in this Enterprise. Cbe Ebitors. P. Z. Strodach. W. Penu Barr. J. M. Yetter. G. W. Genszler. J. F. Kramlich. S. H. Henry. M. S. Hottenstein. S. G. Trexler. G. B. Matthews. O. K B. Leidy. F. P,. Cooper. S. A. B. Stopp. — (Absent, on account of sickness.) THE “CIARLA” STAFF, ’96. J -m] i to r ’ s p re fa e e . It is unnecessary to explain why a college annual is published, because it speaks for itself. We have endeavored to place before our readers a panoramic view of persons and events which have flitted across the canvas of the college world during the past year. It is hoped that there may be found within this volume intellectual food acceptable to all, that no one may feel that anything has been written for their individual benefit or hurt ; “ How shall I hope to express myself to each man’s humour and conceit, or to give satisfaction to all.” We feel very grateful to all those who have in an}- way contributed to this book, whether by word or deed ; and send it forth hoping that you, kind reader, will be lenient in passing judgment upon it. io COLORS— CARDINAL AND QRAT. HUtlLENDERQ QOLLEQE . . . . College Yell : KAH ! RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! MUHLENBERG. J ectiirers. REV. W. ASHMEAD SHAEFFER, Philadelphia, Pa. Su bject: — Missions. Prof. O. T. G. SCHADT, Philadelphia, Pa. Subject : — Social, Intellectual and Religious Scenes of the Russian Nobility . JAMES L SCHADT, District Attorney of Lehigh County, Allentown, Pa. Subject: — Trial by Jury. Hon. Edwin Albright, Rev. E. August Bauer, Rev. J. L. Becker, Rev. Charles J. Cooper, Hon. Constantine J. Erdman, Rev. Frank F. Fry, Jacob Fegely, Rev. Gustav A. Hinterlei i ner, I). D., Rev. Mahlon C. Horine, D. D., Rev. Daniel K. Keener, Rev. Gottlob F. Krotel, D. D., LL.D., Edward B. Leisenring, James K. Mosser, George H. Myers, Rev. Solomon E. Ochsenford, Amos W. Potteiger, Rev. Stephen A. Repass, D. D. Alfred G. Saeger, Thomas W. Saeger, Hon. Edward S. Shimer, Rev. Benjamin W. Schmauk, Rev. Joseph A. Seiss, D. D., LL.D., L. H. D., Rev. Franklin J. F. Schantz, D. D. Rev. Jacob D. Schindel, Rev. George F. Spieker, D. D., Henry F. Steckel, Esq., Edwin H. Stine, Eso., A. Stanley Ulrich, Esq., Robert E. Wright, Esq., Rev. Samuel A. Ziegenfuss, ♦Deceased. Allentown. Lehigh ton. Landsdale. Allentown. Allentown. Bethlehem. Pottstown. Poltsville. Reading. Pottstown. New York. Philadelphia Allentown. Bethlehem. Selinsgrove. Reading. Allentown. Allentown. Allentown. Allentown. Lebanon. Philadelphia. Myerstown. Allentown. Philadelphia. Easton. Allentown. Lebanon. Allentown. Philadelphia. 13 Jtacdlty ai d J instructors Rev. THEODORE L. SEIP, D.D., President. Professor of Moral Science and Natural Theology , and Mosser- Keck Professor of Greek. A. P . , Pennsylvania College , ' 64; A. .If., ' 6j; J). f). , University of Pennsylvania, ' S6. DAVIS GARBER. Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics, Astronomy and Meteorology, and Librarian. A. B., Pennsylvania College, 63 ; A. M., ' 66; Ph. D., Ursinus College, ' gi. Rev. MATTHIAS H. RICHARDS, D.D , Professor of the English Language and Literature, and Mental and Moral Science. A. B., Pennsylvania College , ' 60; A. M., ' 63; P . If., ' Sg. Rev. WILLIAM WACKERNAGEL, D.D., Professor of the German Language and Literature, and History. A. M., ( h.c .) Muhlenberg College, ' Si; D. D. , University of Pennsylvania, ' S3. Rev. JOHN A. BAUMAN, Ph.I)., Asa Packer Professor of the Natural and Applied Sciences. A. B. , Muhlenberg College , ' 33; A. M., ' 36; Ph. D., ' 93 . GEORGE T. ETTINGER, Ph. D., Professor of Pedagogy and Associate Professor of Latin Language and Literature. A. B., Muhlenberg College, ' 80 ; A. M . , ' 83 ; Ph. D . , U?iiversity of the City of New York, ' 91. Rkv. vSTEI’HEN A. REPASS. D. D., Professor of Christian Evidences. A. ., Roanoke College , ' 66 ; A. M . , ' 69 ; D. D., ' So. Rkv. J. STEINHAEUSER, Professor of Hebrew. HENRY H. HERBST, A. M., M. D., Professor of Physical Culture. A. B. , Muhlenberg College, ' 78 ; A. M . , ' 8 ; M. II . , University of Pennsylvania, ' 81. A CAPE MIC PE PAR TMENT. GEORGE T. ETTINGER, Ph. I)., Instructor in Latin and Greek. J. RICHMOND MERKEL, B. S., A. B., Assistant and Instructor in Languages. B. S . , Keystone State Normal School, ' 91 ; A. B . , Muhlenberg College , ' 92. FRANCIS G. LEWIS, A. B„ A. M , Professor of Mathematics. A. B Muhlenberg College , ' S3 ; A. M. , ' 88. GOMER B. MATTHEWS, Instructor in English Branches. MUHLENBERG COLLEGE. “Years of service past From grateful souls exact reward at last.” — Dry den. “Great souls by instinct to each other turn, Demand alliance, and in friendship burn.” — Addison 4-Tistories of tl e l?oar glasses, V® V Senior, Junior, Sophomore, Freshman, AND REGISTER OF THE ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT. Samuel Augustus Bridges Stopp, EDITOR. 19 “ History has its foreground and its background, and it is principally in the management of its perspective that one artist differs from another.” —Macauley. 20 3HT PHILA. President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian, President, Vice-President, Secretary, Trp;asurer, Historian, ‘ Ifn virtute et sapientta fifcemus.” COLOR S, MAROON AND WHITE. OFFICERS. FIRST TERM. ELMER ELLWOOD SNYDER. NEWTON T. MILLER. JOSEPH HERBERT STOPP. . FREDERICK CHARLES KRAPF. JOHN ELMER SANDT. SECOND TERM. FREDERICK CHARLES KRAPF. WILLIAM JAMES SCHMIDT. VITA LIS JESSE BECKER. WARREN JACOB ELLIS. . JOHN ELMER SANDT. P. A. Behler. A. A. Killian. A. P. Lentz. E. H. Kistler. V. J. Bauer. C. E. Kistler. N. T. Miller. :. E. Schadt. L. D. Gable. W. J. Ellis. E. E. Snyder. W. J. Snyder. H. P. Miller. J. H. Stopp. F. A. Ebert. F. C. Krapf. William J. Schmidt. L. D. Lazarus. J E. Sandt. V. J. Becker GRADUATING CLASS. J ? 5 erjiors. Victor James Bauer, .... Macungie, Pa. J I’ A ; Euterpean Literary Society. Vitalis Jesse Becker, ..... Royersford, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Exchange Editor of The Muhlenberg. Preston Alburtis Behler, . . . Jacksonville, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Forley Astor Ebert, .... Schnecksville, Pa. Soplironian Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Warren Jacob Ellis, .... Jonestown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society. Luther Daniel Gable, .... Reading, Pa. I LA ; Sophronian Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Asso- ciation ; Exchange Editor of The Muhlenberg. Ammon Alvin Killian, .... Bismark, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society. Charles Edward Kistler, .... Lynnville, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society. Edward Haines Kistler, . . . Allentown, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Chapel Choir ; Editor-in-Chief of The Muhlenberg. 23 Frederick Charles Krapf, . . . Newark, Del. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Press Association ; Business Manager of The Muhlenberg. Luther Dech Lazarus, .... Allentown, Pa. $ r A ; Sophronian Literary Society. Philip Andrew Lentz, .... Paxton, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society. Harry Philip Miller, . . . Selin’s Grove, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Press Association ; Chapel Choir. Newton T. Miller, ..... Limerick, Pa. 4 r A ; Sophronian Literary Society. John Elmer Sandt, .... Sandt’s Eddy, Pa. A T S2 ; Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Mis- sionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Press Associ- ation ; Editor-in-Chief of The Muhlenberg . Morris Edwin Schadt, . . . Schadt’s P. O. , Pa. Euterpean Literary Society. William James Schmidt, .... Freeland, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Missionary Society. Elmer Ellwood Snyder, . . . Martin’s Creek, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Press Association ; Chapel Chair ; Personal Editor of The Muhlenberg. Wellington Jacob Snyder, . . . Tower City, Pa. i I ' A ; Euterpean Literary Society. Joseph Herbert Stopp, .... Allentown, Pa. l r A ; Euterpean Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. 24 fistory of tl)c ( lass of ’95. BY JOHN EEMER SANDT. N chronicling the rise, progress, and magnificent achieve- ments of the Class of ’95 in its slow but determinate advancement from Prepdom to the dignified and exalted position of a college Senior, the historian cogitates, contemplates, meditates, hesitates, tarries, pauses, — in a word, he is in a dilemma. He politely withholds the enorm- ous lapse of time that intervened from the first entrance of a few of our men into Prep until the time of their graduation ; from the time the seed, whose fruits the world is about to enjoy, first received fond nursing — for fear that he might be plunged into the subterranean caves of Pompeii or Hercu- laneum. He will not attempt, in liis yet meagre knowledge of anthropology, to nation- alize his worthy classmates ; he dare not reveal their chivalric nor their in animo matrimonial affiliations; he cannot accuse them of “crib- bing”; he must not overlaud the holy virtues of the sanctimonious or goody-goodies, lest, in centuries hence, these historic lines might fall into the hands of some well-meaning friends, and a son of Muhlenberg be canon- ized. No ! This is not our scope nor intent. Every member of this illustrious Class stands as an “historical nucleus,” irradiat- ing like stars the incandescent light of the honest and sound principles which Muhlenberg imparts to her students. We are not of age ; we are only twenty. But if we deem it worthy to follow in the footsteps of the Reverend of our Class, 25 we shall some day be twenty-won. The paths of all were not strewn with daisiesf, yet there was a little sunshinef in every soul, even if it struck only the sole of a Bauer ' s J shoe between Bethlehem and Allentown. The recipient of a chestnut highly appreciates the imitative originality of a few of the Class. IVir brauchen niclit bange zu sein in diesem Drange. Wir liaben einen Bauer , zivei Mueller , einen Becker , einen Schmidt, und zwei Schneider. Morgens, Mittags, rind Abends essen wir unsern Krapf mit der Gabel. So bald der Schnee vergangen ist kommt der Lenz. Es i t aber doch Schadt dasz der arme Lazarus bei uns ist. Hier heisst es, Stopp. Our motto, “ In virtute et sapientia Jidemus, " in colors of maroon and white, whether on campus or in class-room, incited its loyal bearers with a never-despairing energy, so that to-day ’95 stands the only Class that can boast of never having met its superior, nor even its equal. The idea of attempting to write the history of so exemplary a Class in five hundred words is simply preposterous. But if any desire to acquaint themselves with the real history of this Class, we heartily recommend them to the Faculty, who have nothing but words of praise for us. Dear to our hearts shall be the memory of the past ; and in leaving this fair city and these hallowed walls of old Muhlenberg, we bid ye Faculty, students, and friends of Allentown, a sad farewell. “ Adieu ! Such is the word for us, ’Tis more than word, ’tis prayer ; They do not part who do part thus, For God is everywhere.” February 9, 1895. City papers, September 27, 1894. t For elucidation inquire at Room 52. t The Muhlenberg , Vol. XII, No. 4, December, 1894, personals. 26 VrtktvPJiila, Evepysuy uai n podv piy riudopev. COLORS, WHITE AND PURPLE. OFFICERS. President, . Vice-President, Secretary, . Treasurer, Historian, . FIRST TERM. JOHN MILTON VETTER. PRESTON HIRAM BREINIG. WILLIAM HENRY STEINBICKER. . JEREMIAH JACOB SCHINDEL . SAMUEL AUGUSTUS BRIDGES STOPP. President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, . Historian, SECOND TERM. GEORGE ALBERT GREISS. WILLIAM HENRY STEINBICKER. GEORGE WILLIAM GENSZLER MARCUS STEPHEN HOTTENSTEIN. SAMUEL AUGUSTUS BRIDGES STOPP. 27 Ot N ■ ( } O a Tailors. William Penn Barr, ..... Allentown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Business Manager of The Ciarla. Preston Hiram Breinig, .... Egypt, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Frederick Eugene Cooper, . . . Allentown, Pa. ATS; Sophronian Literary Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Personal Editor of The Muhlen- berg ; Assistant Editor of The Ciarla. George William Genszler, .... Hilleg as, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Press Association ; Local Editor of The Muhlenberg ; Artist of The Ciarla. George Albert Greiss, .... Alburtis, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society. Samuel Houck Henry, ..... Boyertown, Pa. A T il ; Euterpean Literary Society ; Franklin L iterary Asso- ciation ; Literary Editor of The Muhlenberg ; Assistant Editor of The Ciarla. Marcus Stephen Hottenstein, . . Allentown, Pa. A T il ; Sophronian Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Asso- ciation ; Local Editor of The Muhlenberg ; Artist of The Ciarla. John Frederick Kramlich, .... Kutztown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Cliapel Choir ; Business Manager of The Ciarla. 29 Harry Kauffman Lantz, .... Lebanon, Pa. A T S2 ; Sophronian Literary Society ; Missionary Society ; Chapel Organist and Choirmaster. Oren Ross Bryan Leidy, .... Boyertown, Pa. I I ' A ; Euterpean Literary Society ; Business Manager of The Muhlenberg ; Assistant Editor of The Ciarla. Gomer Benjamin Matthews, . . Stockton, England. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Press Association ; Editor-in-Chief of The Ciarla. Milton Uriah Reinhard, .... Aineyville, Pa Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Jeremiah Jacob Schindel, . . . Allentown, Pa. A T 12 ; Sophronian Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Asso- ciation ; Literary Editor of The Muhlenberg. Joseph Constantine Slough, . . . Allentown, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. John Franklin Snyder, .... Allentown, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. George Theodore Spang, .... Lebanon, Pa. A T 12 ; Sophronian Literary Society. William Henry Steinbicker, . . . Catasauqua, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Mission- ary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Marvin Harry Stettler, .... Emaus, Pa Euterpean Literary Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Samuel Augustus Bridges Stopp, . . Allentown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society; Franklin Literary Association ; Chapel Choir ; Assist- ant Editor-in-Chief of The Muhlenberg ; Assistant Editor of The Ciarla. 30 Paul Zeller Strodach, . . . Brooklyn, N. Y. A T Q ■ Euterpean Literary Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Chapel Choir ; Artist of The Ciarla. Samuel Geiss Trexler, .... Bernville, Pa. l r A ; Euterpean Literary Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Press Association ; Assistant Editor of The Ciarla. Lewis Domer Ulrich, .... Selinsgrove, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society. William Marion Weaver, . . . Birdsboro, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Missionary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Leopold Ferdinand Weddigen, . . Williamsport, Pa. 4 r A ; Soplironian Literary Society. Edgar Peter Xander, .... Lehighton, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society. John Milton Yetter, . . . Marshall’s Creek, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Assistant Editor of The Ciarla. 31 4-Tistory of tl c ( lass of ’ 96 . BY SAMUEI. AUGUSTUS BRIDGES STOPP. the orator. A HOWLING SUCCESS. 71 NOTHER page turned in the book of the ■F ' years ! Another court entered in this temple of learning ! New Rubicons crossed, new heights attained, new powers acquired ! We have walked in wisdom’s pleasant ways and plucked some of her choicest fruits, and already in our garners are gathered sheaves that tell of the early sowing, the patient plodding, the diligent reaping. We have sat at Gamaliel’s feet ; we shall soon apply the wisdom acquired to the business of life. Juniors, ’96 ! As the un- sightly caterpillar passes from its chrysalis state into the beautiful butterfly, so has this body, lay- ing aside childish imperfections, grown to the stature of the ma- turer man, more fully developed, more gracefully proportioned. Varied have been our experiences and dark some of our days, yet the silvery lining has always dispelled its enveloping darkness, and the sunshine been but the brighter. The magician of fairy lore needed only to polish Aladdin’s lamp, and straightway the genius appeared, ready to do his bidding. In like manner have we endeavored to brighten these minds of ours, and the wealth- bringing spirits of learning and refinement scattered their treasures all about us. 32 Since the last chapter of our history was written, but few changes have been made in our number. We have lost three of our classmates, two of whom honorably represent us in the classic halls of Franklin and Marshall, and the third has cast his lot with the company of the Benedicts. We were glad to receive into our midst a worthy brother from Selinsgrove, and now number twenty-five, a perfect square whose symmetrical propor- tions, we sincerely hope, may not be destroyed ere the curtain has fallen upon the last act of our college course. Comedy, with its studies of character, as well as books, amusing by-plays, and portrayal of life’s brighter moments, has been mingled with the little dramas enacted even on a college stage, and many a lesson has been learned that was not taught in class-room ; many a precious thought, like fragrant rose leaves, treasured in memory’s jar ; many a seed silently sown in a brother’s heart, whose fruit will be sweet in the years beyond. Our lines have fallen in pleasant places. Daily we have met the minds that rule the world. The blind bard of Greece swept his harp strings and, in stately verse, celebrated the deadly war ’twixt Greece and Priam’s land, while Rome’s sweetest lyrist sang of grace and beauty and love’s delights, and, with a master’s stroke, drew pictures of luxurious living in his patron’s palace and of quiet days spent in restful content ' neath Italian skies. We have sought to thread the intricate labyrinths of the Calculus, to follow great logicians in their careful reasoning, to learn how to look within our own souls and read the secrets there inscribed, and to view some of nature’s most wonderful phenomena exhibited to us in the scientific school. With Chaucer we have gone on pilgrimage to Canterbury, Spenser has recounted to our attentive ears the virtues of his Faery Queen, and Schiller has charmed us with his realistic William Tell in the beautiful mother-tongue. Sacred History has held our close attention and, in Natural Theology, our wise instructor bade us look “ through nature up to nature’s God.” 33 Thus, in assiduous application to duty, in healthful sports, and in occasional delightful social functions, our Junior days are passing, and we turn our thoughts to the approaching oratorical contest and seek to pierce the unknown hereafter with a prophet’s ken. High thoughts we would entertain, good habits cultivate, and noble houses build, tenements wherein our souls may dwell and hold sweet converse with the great and good of all ages, grow in every grace and charm of a lovely life, whence they may here- after soar through realms yet undiscovered to fields of Paradise above, on whose fair plains the work shall ceaselessly continue. Wednesday , February the thirteenth , eighteen hundred and ninety-five. JUNIOR IDEAL. 34 Druttceh, PJtila. s Know the Opportunity,” is ’97’s Cry; Know the ' ’’ ' Combination,” is better for their style. Of keys and ponies numerous they never have denied That “Know the Combination” is suited to their style. Refer to the next two pages. 35 of ’97. “ Iknow tbe Opportunity.” COLORS, NILE GREEN AND SEAL BROWN. OFFICERS. President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasur er, . Historian, Monitor, FIRST TERM. JOHN FREDERICK STINE. ARCHIBALD CLARENCE SCHENCK. ALFRED STANLEY HARTZELL. . FRANKLIN KLINE FRETZ. . JOHN HENRY SYKES . IRA OLIVER NOTHSTEIN. President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, . Historian, Monitor, SECOND TERM. . ARCHIBALD CLARENCE SCHENCK. FRANCIS MILLER. JACOB AMOS TREXLER WILLIAM HENRY FEHR. . JOHN HENRY SYKES. JOHN MILTON SMELTZER. 36 37 28 THE ODES OF HORACE. Dardanse genti ! Jam Pallas parat the Dardan nation ! Already Pallas is preparing aegida, currusque, et rabiem. Ferox shield, and chariots, and her fury. Proud [book I. gal earn, et her helmet, and praesidio in the protection Veneris, nequiequam pectes csesariem, dividesque of Venus, in vain shall you comb your hair, and divide carmina grata feminis imbelli cithara : nequiequam the songs agreeable to women on the unwarlike harp: in vain vitabis hastas graves thalamo, et spicula shall you shun the spears fatal to your marriage-bed, and the points Gnossii calami, strepitumque, et Ajacem cerelem of the Gnossian arrow, and the din of war, and Ajax swift sequi. Tamen, heu ! serus, collines in pursuing. Yet, alas! though late you shall besmear adulteros crines pulvere. Non respicis Laertiaden, your adulterous hairs with dust. Do you not see baertiades, exitium tuae gentis? non Pylium Nestora ? the ruin of your nation ? do you not see Pylian Nestor ? Salaminiusque Teueer et Sthenelus sciens pugnae (sive Both Salaminian Teucer and Stenelus skillful in tight or if est opus imperitare equis, non piger auriga, ) impavidi it be needful to manage horses, not a lazy charioteer, ) intrepid urgent te. Merionen quoque nosces. Eece pursue you. Merioues also shall you experience. Behold atrox Tydides, melior patre, fur it reperire fierce Tydides, more eminent than his father, rages to find te ; quem tu mollis fugies sublimi anhelitu, uti you; whom you effeminate shall fly with high panting, as eervus immemor graminis lupum visum a stag unmindful of the grass does a wolf seen in altera parte vallis. non pollicitus hoc tuse. in the other part of the valley, not having promised this to your Iracunda classis Achillei proferet diem mistress. The vengeful fleet of Achillis shall protract the day Ilio matronisque Phrygian. Post certas liyemes, to Troy and the matrons of the Phrygians. After certain winters Achaicus ignis uret Iliacas domos. the Grecian fire shall consume the Trojan houses. D Jopfyornores. William Harry Berk, .... Frackville, Pa. } ' r A ; Euterpean Literary Society. Clinton Joseph Everett, .... Slatington, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society. William Henry Fehr, .... Nazareth, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. William K. Fisher, .... Myerstown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society. Franklin Kline Fretz, .... Doylestown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Business Manager of The Muhlenberg . William Isaac Gold, ..... Nazareth, Pa. ! AI ' ; Sophroniau Literary Society ; Chapel Choir. Alfred Stanley Hartzell, . . . Allentown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Association ; Chapel Choir. Wilmer Franklin Heldt, .... Kehighton, Pa. Sophroniau Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Chapel Choir. Aaron Henry Klick, . . . South Allentown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society. Ira Werner Klick, . . . South Allentown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society. Willard Daniel Kline, .... Allentown, Pa. I AT ; Sophronian Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Asso- ciation. 39 William Milton Kopenhaver, . . Greensburg, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society. George Frederick Kuhl, . . . Allentown, Pa. A T S2 ; Sophronian Literary Society. Calvin Weiss Lawfer, . . . Brodheadsville, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Ammon Nathaniel Metzger, . . . Allentown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society. Christian Clappier Miller, . . . Reading, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Francis F. Miller, ..... Philadelphia, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Franklin Literary Association. John William FIenry Miller, . . . Slatington, Pa. 4 r A ; Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society; Frank- lin Literary Association. Ira Oliver Nothstein, .... Rehighton, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Jay Ellsworth Reed, .... Pillow P. O., Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Calvin Sylvcster Reichard, . . . Bethlehem, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society. Archibald Sylvester Schenck, . South Bethlehem, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society. Henry Morris Schofer, . . . East Greenville, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society. 40 Edgar Ephraim Sieger, .... Allentown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society. John Milton Smeltzer, .... Myerstown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society. John Frederick Stine, . . . Fogelsville, Pa. A T S2 ; Soplironian Literary Society. John Henry Sykes, ..... Allentown, Pa. Soplironian Literary Society. Jacob Amos Trexler, ..... Shamrock, Pa. Soplironian Literary Society. 4 1 i story of tlje ( lass of ’97. BY JOHN H. SYKES. mlleTbotanist 1 A LMOST two years ago our gal- lant band, the warriors of ’97, now so great in deed and fame, first gathered and prepared for warfare. Whence did we come ? What was our purpose? From the four quarters, north, east, south, YW ' yL N and west, we came to wage war ' " V. ' with that invincible giant, the i V ' ' p , v .0- v ' dread Curriculum. It is true, } when first we looked upo n the enemy and beheld him in his strength, armed with the sciences and the toughest classics, we entered his territory with fear and trembling. But we feared not long. Early on the first day of our march we met one, Ziegenfuss, w T ho spoke to us in glowing terms, and bade us fight bravely and gain the victory. Then did our hearts burn within us, and we longed for the fray. Then we resolved to fight on foot, for, Mantitheus- like, we despised the cavalry. We adopted our standard with colors, seal brown and Nile green, and selected our war cry, w 7 hich is, “Know the Oppor- tunity.” Thus prepared for battle, we grew very bold indeed. During our first campaign we met many champions from the army of the Giant. These were mostly of Greek and Latin origin while others were from the Arabians. Many of these we killed in the 42 first battle, while others were fatally wounded. So successful was our first campaign that only one of our number was compelled to retire on account of his wounds. Once only did we attack any of the other invading tribes. A tribe in the immediate vicinity had become very insolent and we resolved to punish it. One night we invaded their camp and ravaged and destroyed their possessions. Afterward, however, we relented and agreed to pay half the costs. Toward the close of our campaign we met a champion very fierce and strong. The fight was long and valiantly waged, but in the end we overcame, and our final contest is renowned for its deeds of bravery and heroism. Here one of our band, Fretz by name, did mnch that is worthy of praise. This battle was ever afterward known as the “ Cremation of Livy.” Thus ended our final campaign. After about two months’ furlough, the bugle again sounded. The muster showed : one man killed ; one cashiered ; six honor- ably discharged ; and two without honor. This left us twenty- one, and we received seven new recruits so that we then numbered twenty-eight. During this year, besides the war with the Giant, we had to contend with another tribe of invaders called Class of ’98. However, we easily vanquished this rebel horde in a battle named the cane rush. One of the events of this campaign was a great feast — the Sophomore banquet — which we, warriors, indulged in. This was designed to stimulate us that we might fight the better. The campaign has been very successful so far, and we hope, if possi- ble, even to excel our former conquests. For the future we intend to keep on until we have completely conquered the enemy and then, perhaps, we may rule in his stead. The members of ’97 were first called Indians at the Sophomore banquet. 43 “IRespice a fftnem.” COLORS, DARK-BLUE AND LAVENDER. OFFICERS. President, . FIRST TERM. ELI SYLVESTER MANTZ. Vice-President, BERNARD REPASS. Secretary, . JACOB BURKHALTER GERY. Treasurer, GEORGE IRVING LENKER. Historian, . CHARLES LOUIS METZ. Poet, LEVI FRANKLIN GRUBER. President, . SECOND TERM. CALVIN DIETRICH SEAMAN. Vice-President, DANIEL SIMON ARTZ. Secretary, WILLIAM S. HEIST. Treasurer, CHARLES GURNEY BECK. Historian, . HENRY FREDERICK HEHL. Poet, LEVI FRANKLIN GRUBER. 44 Dwfca, Pftilfi. J resfynteij. Daniel Simon Artz, ...... Gratz, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Charles Gurney Beck, .... Hecktown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society , Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. William Asher Bilheimer, . . Schcenersville, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society. Thomas Costenbader, .... Mauch Chunk, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Irwin Hoch DeFong, .... Catasauqua, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society. John Thomas Eckert, Allentown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society. George Frederick Erdman, . . . Ouakertown, Pa. A T 12 ; Sophronian Literary Society ; Missionary Society. John Stauffer Fegley, .... Allentown, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society. Henry William George, .... Penobscot, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society. Jacob Burkhalter Gery, Palm, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Eevi Franklin Gruber, Obold, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. 45 Edmund Franklin Harmony, . . Catasauqua, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society. Henry Frederick Hehl, .... Philadelphia, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. William S. Heist, .... Quakertown, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. William Cameron Hoiil, .... Scarlettsville, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society. David Clouser Kauffman, .... Olev, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Franklin Literary Association. HmilE Jay Keuling, .... South Bethlehem, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society. Edwin F- Kistler, .... Stony Run, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society. Robert Abraham Kistler, . . . Allentown, Pa. ATE; Sophronian Literary Society. Marvin Lehman Kleppinger, . . . Allentown, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. Elijah E. Kresge, ..... McMichael’s, Pa. Sophronian Literary Association ; Missionary Society. George Smith Kressley, . . . Maxatawny, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society. Edwin Tilghman Laubach, . . . Catasauqua, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society. George Irving Lenker, . . . Hickory Corner, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society ; Franklin Literary Association. 46 C. C. Litterer, ...... Euterpean Literary Society. Danville, Pa. Eli Sylvester Mantz, . . . . . Slatedale, Pa. A T Q ; Sophronian Literary Society ; Franklin Literary Asso- ciation. Charles Louis Metz, ..... T renton, N. J. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society. Charles Ephraim Ochs, .... Sophronian Literary .Society. Allentown, Pa. Wellington Calvin Pflueger, A T S2 ; Sophronian Literary Society. Allentown, Pa. Bernard Repass, ..... Sophronian Literary Society. Allentown, Pa. Benjamin Franklin Rinn, . . . . A T S2 ; Sophronian Literary Society. Allentown, Pa. Calvin Dietrich Seaman, A ; Euterpean Literary Society. Frackville, Pa. George William Seiple, .... Sophronian Literary Society. Allentown, Pa. James Arthur Singmaster, Sophronian Literary Society. Allentown, Pa. William Eugene Steckel Euterpean Literary Society. Allentown, Pa. Frederick Marcus Thrall, . . . Hartford, Conn. ‘I r A ; Euterpean Literary Society. John Peter Walter, ..... Nevlin, Pa. Euterpean Literary Society ; Augsburg Society ; Missionary Society. Wesley Edgar Wenner, .... Fogelsville, Pa. Sophronian Literary Society ; Augsburg Society. 47 4 Tistory of tl c ( lass of ’ 98 . BY HENRY F. HEHI,. T N September of the year 1894, A there entered the spacious and classic halls of Muhlenberg College thirty-eight young men whose ob- ject was and still is the pursuit of knowledge. The worthy Faculty at once, without the slightest hesitation, pro- nounced them the most brilliant troop of men that ever reclined upon the soft couches of Muhlenberg’s recitation rooms. A short time after entering col- lege a meeting was held in which they organized themselves as the Class of ’98, assuming as their motto, “ Respice ad Finem.” Not long after their organiza- tion the Sophomores, true to their name, challenged them to a cane rush and the Freshmen were in honor bound to accept. On a September afternoon the two classes met in Merkel Avenue where the fiercest battle occurred that was ever waged in Muhlenberg’s halls. It was a battle of brawn and brain and the Freshmen ex- celled in both. This terrible contest will ever remain fresh in the memories both of the participants and of the observers. For two long hours the contest waxed fiercer and fiercer and only the ap- pearance of a member of the Faculty put an end to it. 48 Shortly after the opening of the term occurred a noteworthy event, the royal reception tendered to our honored and beloved President, Dr. Seip. In the parade marking the occasion, the Freshmen distinguished themselves both by their marching and vociferous rendition of the class and college yells. At the recep- tion given in the Chapel a few evenings later, they were again prominent by reason of their large attendance. The writer men- tions this in his history specially because the new men were anxiously waiting for the coming of their President whose face they had never seen, whose words they had not yet heard. It is, perhaps, unnecessary to state that the President, together with the other members of the Faculty, has received the respect and esteem of the entire Freshman class. During the first term Dr. Herbst, Professor of Physical Cul- ture, organized a class whose exercises are of great benefit. On the twenty-third of January the class took its sleigh-ride to Rothrocksville where a banquet was enjoyed, followed by many toasts. It was an occasion of festivity to all who were able to go. The number in attendance was the largest in the annals of the College at a similar affair. It is with great regret that the writer must state that the class lost a few of its members on account of sickness and for various other reasons. Although organized but five months, the class has a history of which its members may feel proud. It will try to follow out its motto, “ Keep Your Eye to the End,” by striving for ‘‘Ne plus ultra.” 49 cadcii)ic )epartii)CT t. “ There appears in our age a pride and petulancy in youth, zealous to cast off the sentiments of their fathers and teachers.” — Dr. I. Watts. “They were young and inexperienced; and when will young and inexperienced men learn caution and distrust of themselves.” — Burke. 50 . cadeirjic V® eparfcipept. Adolph Theodore Aschbacti, John Bender, .... Edwin Lerch Benner, . Charles Henry Bohner, George John Case, Joseph Edward Durham, . Charles Harden Edwards, Frederick Abraham Fetherolf, Frederick Nathan Fritch, Futher Warren Fritch, Allentown, Pa. . Tamaqua, Pa. South Bethlehem, Pa. Allentown, Pa. . Catasauqua, Pa. Allentown, Pa. Allentown, Pa. Fitzenberg, Pa. Bethlehem, Pa. . Maeungie, Pa. 5i Arrie Edwin Gangewer, Fred. Gruhlkr, Arnold Jay Guerber, . Roger Samuel Stockton Guerber, Elwood Scott Hbrrar, John Greenawald Hartley, . Reynard Keelar Hartzell, Eeidy B. Heist, John Stanley Heller, Harry Colfax Hohl, Martin Luther Huyett, Rodney Rodgers Iredell, Albert Lewis Jacoby, Percival Willis Kleckner, . Edwin Keller Kline, . John Wilson Koch, Scott Lorain Koch, John Kopp, .... Frederick Heller Laub, . Harold Marcus Leh, Raymond Wagner Lentz, . Paul MacKnight, David Leonard Malcolm, . James Falconer Malcolm, George Henry Malcolm, . Thomas Harry Martin, . Herbert Peter Miller, Clayton Lafayette Moll, Harry Tilghman Ochs, William Edward Peter, Harold Frederick Peters, Willian Agnew Pollock, Charles Hiestand Reagle, Willoughby Frank Rex, . Bingen, Pa. Shenandoah, Pa. Allentown, Pa. Allentown, Pa. Allentown, Pa. West Philadelphia, Pa. Allentown, Pa. . Limeport, Pa. Allentown, Pa. . Scarlett’s Mills, Pa. Shillington, Pa. . Allentown, Pa Allentown, Pa. . Allentown, Pa. Allentown, Pa. . Bath, Pa. Lyons Station, Pa Brooklyn, N. Y. Allentown, Pa. . Allentown, Pa. Allentown , Pa . Reading, Pa. Allentown, Pa. . Allentown, Pa. Allentown, Pa. . Allentown, Pa. Alburtis, Pa. . East Allentown, Pa. Allentown, Pa. . Best, Pa. Allentown, Pa. . Allentown, Pa. Hokendauqua, Pa. Andreas, Pa. 52 Wilbur Allen Romig, Bowmanstown, Pa. Wendell Philips Ross, . . Allentown, Pa. Louis Bowman Saeger, Allentown, Pa. George Rau Sanders, . Allentown, Pa. Herbert John Schmoyer, . Trexlertown, Pa. William Joshua Seiberling Hynemansville, Pa. Carl Hershal Schnurman, Allentown, Pa. Henry Anthony Soleliac, . Allentown, Pa. Harry Edgar Strauss, Allentown, Pa. Peter Stephen Trumbower, . . Nazareth, Pa. Howard Preston Weber, . Redington, Pa. Robert Augustus Wright, . Allentown, Pa. Deceased. THE TWENTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL oii)ii}ei}ceii}erft 3n tbe orbcr of tbetr occurrence. Compiled by FRED. E. COOPER. 55 J accaladreate ripoi), By President Theodore Lorenzo Seip, D D., IN ST. JOHN’S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Sunday, June 17, 1894. TEXT : “ Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies : and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. Length of days is in her right hand ; and in her left hand riches and honor. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her; and happy is every one that retaineth her.” — Prov. 3 : 13-18. SENIOR RECEPTION, BY President and Mrs. Seip, Monday Evening, June 18, 1894. 56 57 f reiijatioij of BY THE CLASS OF ’97, ACADEMY OF MUSIC, TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 19. CAST : Livy, a College Professor, ..... Satan, King of Chaos, ..... Beelzebub, Prince of Chaos, .... Abe Bumni, “ What ' s ill a Name?” Tom Halton, r Jack McKee, ■- Members of Class ’Q7, Harry Flunk, ) Mr. Alexander, a Photographer, Sue Tabel, Livy’s Ward, ..... Mrs. Faded, his Housekeeper, .... Bob Dash, The Ladies’ Friend, . . Octette : Students, Imps, Witches, etc. F. K. F ' reTz. j. W. H. Miller. J. H. Sykes. . C. C. Miller. r W. D. Kline. J . F. Stine. ' C. W. Lawfer. . A. C. Schenk. W. H. Fehr. J. 0. Nothstein. G. F. Kuhl. 58 SYNOPSIS. Prologue . — Chaos. A Transformation. Beelzebub to Earth. Act I. — Photographer’s Studio. The First Order. A Visit from the Boys. Traced at Last. Act II. — Livy’s Library. Tom’s Reception. A Revelation. Act III. — College Campus. The Accusation. United once more. COMMITTEE. Cunton j. Everett, Alfred S. Hartzeee, John H. Sykes, Archibald C. Schenk, Wilmer F. Heldt, Christian C. Miller. Willard D. Kline. 59 Japior Oratorical optest, ACADEMY OF MUSIC, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 1894. ORDER OF EXERCISES. MUSIC.— PR A YER. MUSIC. A True Patriot, The Idea Incarnate, MUSIC. Eorrey Astor Ebert. Preston Aeburtis Beheer. William Shakespeare, Whither Bound? Freedom of Conscience, . MUSIC. Luther Dech Lazarus. Joseph Herbert Stopp. . Ammon Ai.vin Kieeian. A Lurking Danger, The Defender of the Union, Be or Seem ; Which ? . MUSIC. Eemer Eeewood Snyder. Warren Jacob Eeeis. Harry Phii.ip Mieeer. Man ' s Purest Treasure, The Atom in the Molecule, Charees Edward Kisti.er. . John Eemer Sandt. “The angel Israfel, whose heart-strings are a lute, " Edward Haines Kistler MUSIC. True Americanism, . . . Frederick Charees Krapf. Originality in Literature, .... Andrew Phii.ip Lentz. MUSIC. Benediction. 60 ACADEMY OF MUSIC, THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 1894. ORDER OF EXERCISES. MUSIC.— PR A YFR. LATIN SALUTATORY, The Purpose of Life, . The Court of Conscience, International Arbitration, Our Republic’s Perpetuity, MUSIC. George C. Loos, (98.186), First Honor. MUSIC. MUSIC. . W II, I,I AM U. KlSTEER. Harry C. Ki.ine, (96.818). David A. Mieler. Charees D. Zweier, (96.49). MUSIC. GERMAN ORATION, . Frank C. Longaker, (97.37), Second Honor. Oliver Cromwell, ..... Martin L. Trexler, MUSIC. Siegfried and Kriemhild, . . Frederick W. Wackernagee. The Rock of Ages, .... Edwin S. Woodring. MUSIC. VALEDICTORY, . . Wm. H. S. Milder, (98.196), First Honor. MUSIC. Conferring of Degrees, ..... By the President. Distribution of Prizes. Announcements. JBencOictlon. T) e£ rees deferred. DOCTOR OF DIVINITY. Rev. Prof. Revere F. Weidner, D. D., I,L. D., Rev. Prof. George H. Gerberding, Chicago, 111. Chicago, 111. MASTER OF ARTS. REV. Milton J. Bieber, . Mt. Joy, Pa. William H. Cooper, M. D., Pittsburg, Pa Prof. Martin S. Harting, Oley, Pa. Chester F. Kiehel, . Rochester, N. Y. Rev. William W. Kisti.er, Coopersburg, Pa. Rf.v. Edwin D. Meixell, . Allentown, Pa. Harrison E. Moyer, New Windsor, Pa Rev. H. F. J. Seneker, Wilkes-Barre, Pa Rev. Charles C. Snyder, Centre Square, Pa. 62 BACHELOR OF ARTS. George D. Druckenmiller Ira T. Erdman, .... Malcolm W. Gross, .... J. William H. Heintz, Allen V. Heyl, .... Wm. U. Kistler, .... Harry C. Kline, ..... Frank C. Longaker, .... George C. Loos, ..... William H. S. Miller, David A. Miller, .... Samuel P. Miller, ... Warren Nickel, ..... George S. Opp, ..... Martin L. Trexler, . Frederick W. Wackernagel, Edwin S. Woodring, .... Charles D. Zwi;ier, .... (Entire Class of ’94). Old Zionville. Allentown. . Allentown. Philadelphia. . Allentown. Lynnville. Philadelphia. Linfield. Philadelphia. Allentown. . Allentown. Allentown. South Bethlehem. Bethlehem. . Bernville. Allentown. . Allentown. East Greenville. 63 MONSIEUR GRADUATE COMES HOME JUST ID TIME TOR THE AUHUAL FAMILY-PICNIC. prizes Warded. SENIOR CLASS. dje Amos Hettinger Honor Httc nl, PRESENTED BY Prof. George T. Ettinger, Ph. I)., TO W. H. S. Mieeer. W h e Butler A n n l o g g Ip r i z e , PRESENTED BY Hon. Cyrus R. Lantz, TO Edwin S. Woodring. JUNIOR CLASS. T h e Cl c m m i e HI l r i c l Ip r i x e , TO Edward H. Kisteer. SOPHOMORE CLASS. Cli e Ht l i x a Botanical Ip r i e , PRESENTED BY Rev. W. A. Passavant, Jr., ’75, TO Marcus S. Hottenstein. 65 S. G. TREXLER, and O. R. B. LEI DY. 66 pl i Cxainirja f elta FOUNDED, 1848. COLOR, ROYAL PURPLE. Fraternity Journal, J FA Quarterly. GRADUATE CHAPTERS. Delta, ..... Chattanooga, Tenn. Epsilon, .... Columbus, Ohio. Zeta, ..... . Kansas City, Mo. Eta, ..... Cleveland, Ohio. Theta, ..... Williamsport, Pa. Iota, ..... Seattle, Wash. Kappa, ..... Chicago, 111. Southern Alumni Association, Baltimore, Md. GRAND CHAPTER. New York City. Iota Mu, Pi Iota, . Alpha Chi, . Chi, Nu Delta, . Tau Alpha, Upsilon, Omega, . SECTION . Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass. . Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass. . Amherst College, Amherst, Mass. Union College. Schenectady, N. Y. Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Trinity College, Hartford, Conn. . College of City of New York, New York City. Columbia College, New York City. 68 Nu Epsilon, Theta Psi, Kappa Nu, . Alpha, Be:ta, . Delta, Xi, Pi, Epsilon Deuteron, Sigma Deuteron, Beta Chi, Gamma Phi, Beta Mu, Epsilon, O MIC RON, Beta Delta, Delta Dpiuteron, Zeta Deuteron, Rho Chi, Eta, . Sigma, Theta Deuteron, . Lambda Deuteron, Omicron Deuteron, Rho Deuteron, . Alpha Phi, . Zeta, Lambda, Tau, University of City of New York, New York City. Colgate University, Hamilton, N. Y. . Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. SECTION II. Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa. . University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa. . Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, Pa. Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa. Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa. Lafayette College, Easton, Pa. Lehigh University, South Bethlehem, Pa. Pennsylvania State College, State College, Pa. SECTION III. . Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. University of Virginia, University of Virginia, Va. Roanoke College, Salem, Va. . Hampden-Sidney College, Prince Edward Co., Va. Washington and Lee LTniversity, Lexington, Va. . Richmond College, Richmond, Va. SECTION IV. Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio. Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio. Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio. Denison University, Granville, Ohio. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. . Wooster University, Wooster, Ohio. , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. SECTION V. Indiana State University, Bloomington, Ind. DePauw University, Green Castle, Ind. Hanover College, Hanover, Ind. 69 Psi, Alpha Deuteron, Gamma Deuteron, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Ind. . Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, 111. . Knox College, Galesburg, 111. Mu Sigma, Mu, . SECTION VI. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn. . Lhiiversity of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis. Nu, Kappa Tau, SECTION VII. Bethel College, Russellville, Ky. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. Pi Delta, ZeTa Phi, . SECTION VIII. University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. Wm. Jewell College, Liberty, Mo. Delta Xi, Lambda Sigma, SECTION IX. University of California, Berkeley, Cal. . Leland Stanford, Jr., University, Mayfield, Cal. 7 o Ore ha Philo . jEpailon Dcuteron Chapter. ESTARLISHED, 1867. IN FACULTATE. Matthias H. Richards, D.I)., George T. Ettinger, Ph.D., Francis G. Lewis, A.M. IN URBE. Hon. Constantine J. Erdman, Rev. Jacob D. Schindel, Rev. J. A. Singmaster, George S. Butz, Roderick Edwin Albright, J. Dallas Erdman, M. D., Samuel B. Anewalt, Jr., Hon. Milton C. Henninger, Reuben J. Butz, Esq., Frank T. L. Keiter, Esq., Samuel J. Kistler, Esq., George Lazarus, M. D., Harry M. Kline, Herbert T. Koehler, Prof. Francis D. Raub, Robert Olliausen, Preston A. DeLong, Morris Hoats, Esq., Frederick E. Lewis, Esq., Rev. Geo. W. Richards, Edward Soleliac, John F. Saeger, John L. Schwartz, Esq., Joseph P. Shinier, Frederick W. Wackernagel, Harry S. Snyder, M.D. 71 IN COLLEGIO. 1895 - Victor James Bauer, Luther Daniel Gable, Luther Dech Lazarus, Newton T. Miller, Wellington Jacob Snyder, Joseph Herbert Stopp. 1896. Oren Ross Bryan Leidv, Samuel Geiss Trexler, Leopold F. Weddigen. 1897 - William Isaac Gold, William Harry Berk, Willard Daniel Kline, John W. Henry Miller. 1898. Calvin Dietrich Seaman, Frederick Marcus Thrall. 7 2 TT O n cga. FOUNDED, 1S65. COLORS, SKY-BLUE AND OLD GOLD. Fraternity Journal — The Alpha Tau Omega Palm. LIST OF ACTIVE CHAPTERS. Ala. Alpha Epsilon, A. and M. College, Auburn, .... 1885 Ala. Beta Beta, Southern University, Greensboro, . . 1885 Ala. Beta Delta, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, . . . 1885 Cal. Beta Psi, Leland Stanford, Jr., University, Palo Alto, 1892 Fla. Alpha Omega, University of Florida, Lake City, . . . 1884 Ga. Alpha Beta, University of Georgia, Athens, . . . 1878 Ga. Alpha Theta, Emory College, Oxford, ..... 1S81 Ga. Alpha Zeta, Mercer University, Macon, .... 1880 Ga. Beta Iota, Georgia State School of Technology, Atlanta, 1888 Ga. Beta Nu, M. and A. College, Milledgeville, . . 1888 Illinois Gamma Zeta, Illinois State University, Champaign, . . 1895 Ind. Gamma Gamma, Rose Polytechnic Institute, Terre Haute, . 1893 Iowa Beta Alpha, Simpson College, Indianola, .... 1885 La. Beta Epsilon, Tulane University, New Orleans, . . . 1887 Maine Beta Epsilon, Maine State College, Orono, .... 1891 Maine Gamma Alpha, Colby University, Waterville, . . . 1892 Mass. Gamma Beta, Tufts’ College, Tufts, ..... 1893 Mich. Alpha Mu, Adrian College, Adrian, .... 1881 Mich. Beta Kappa, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, .... 1888 Mich. Beta Lambda, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, . . 1888 Mich. Beta Omicron, Albion College, Albion, ..... 1889 N. C. Alpha Delta, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, . 1879 N. C. Alpha Eta, University of Asheville, ..... 1881 N. C. Alpha Chi, Trinity College, Durham, .... 1872 N. J. Alpha Kappa, Stevens Institute, Hoboken, .... 18S1 N. Y. Alpha Lambda, Columbia College, New York, . . . 1881 N. Y. Alpha Omicron, St. Lawrence University, Canton, . . . 1882 N. Y. Beta Theta, Cornell University, Ithaca, .... 1887 Ohio Alpha Nu, Mt. Union College, Mt. Union, . . . 1882 Ohio Alpha Psi, Wittenberg College, Springfield, . . . 1883 Ohio Beta Eta, Wesleyan LTniversity, Delaware, . . . 1887 Ohio Beta Mu, Wooster University, Wooster, . . . 1883 Ohio Beta Rho, Marietta College, Marietta, .... 1890 73 Ohio Beta Omega, Ohio State LTniversity, Columbus, 1892 Penna. Alpha Iota, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, 1881 Penna. Alpha Rho, Lehigh University, South Bethlehem, 1882 Penna. Alpha Upsilon, Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, . 1882 Penna. Beta Chi, Haverford College, Haverford, 1891 Penna. Tau, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1 88 1 R. I. Gamma Delta, Brown University, Providence, 1894 S. C. Alpha Phi, South Carolina LTniversity, Columbia, 1883 S. C. Beta Phi, Wofford College, Spartanburg, 1890 S. C. Beta Chi, Charleston College, Charleston, 1889 Tenn. Alpha Tau, Southwestern Presbyterian Univ’y, Clarksville, 1890 Tenn. Beta Pi, Vanderbilt University, Nashville,. 1889 Tenn. Beta Tau, Southwestern Baptist University, Jackson, 1890 Tenn. Lambda, Cumberland University, Cumberland,. 1889 Tenn. Omega, L T niversity of the South Sewanee, 1877 Tex. Gamma Epsilon, Austin College, Sherman, .... 1895 Va. Beta, Washington and Lee LTniversity, Lexington, . 1865 Va. Beta Sigma, Hampden-Sidney College, Prince Edw. Co., 1890 Va. Delta, LTniversity of Virginia, Charlotteville, 1868 Va. Epsilon, Roanoke College, Salem, .... 1890 Vt. Beta Zeta, LTniversity of Vermont, Burlington, 1887 LIST OF ALUMNI ASSOCIATIONS. Ala. Association, Tuscalona, ..... 1886 Ark. Association, Little Rock, ..... 1 888 Penna. Association, Allentown, ..... 1886 D. C. Association, Washington, ..... 1886 Fla. Association, De Fenwick Springs, 1885 Ga. Association, Macon, ...... 1884 111 . Association, Chicago, ..... 1892 Ky. Association, Louisville, ..... 1883 Mich. Association, Ann Arbor, ..... 1892 N. C. Association, Raleigh, ...... 1887 N. Y. Association, New York, ..... 1892 Ohio Association, Cleveland, ..... 1888 Penna. Association, Pittsburg, ..... 1894 S. C. Association, Spartanburg, ..... 1882 Ohio Association, Springfield, ..... 1894 Tenn. Association, Nashville, ..... 1892 Va. Association, Richmond, ..... 1882 Local Active Chapters, Local Associations, 54 17 74 G. F. Erdman. R. A. Kistler. P. Z. Strodach. J. F Stine. H. K. Lantz. J. J. Shindel. J. E. Sandt. . Henry. P. McKnight. F. E. Cooper. M. S. Hottenstein. E. S. Mantz. G. T. Spang. B. F. Rinn. W. C. Pflpeger. G. F. Kuhl. Ipl a Jail Qmcga, Ipenneplvanta 2llpba Ifota Chapter. ESTABLISHED, l88l. IN FACULTATE. J. Richmond Merkel, B.S., A.B. IN URBE. Ira Wise, B.S., Prof. E. S. Dieter, M.E., Ralph Metzgar, Esq., Rev. Elmer O. Leopold, J. Willis Hassler, M.D., Oscar Bernheim, Max S. Erdman, Allen V. Heyl, William H. S. Miller, David A. Miller, Alfred J. Yost, M.D., William H. Cooper, M.D., Leo Wise, Esq., Malcolm Metzger, Malcolm W. Gross, Samuel P. Miller. IN COLLEGIO. 1895- John E. Sandt. 1896. Frederick E. Cooper, Samuel H. Henry, Marcus S. Hottenstein, Harry H. Lantz, Jeremiah J. Scliindel, George T. Spang, Paul Z. Strodacli. 1897. John F. Stine, Geo. Frederick Kuhl. 1898. George F. Erdman, Eli S. Mantz, Robert A. Kistler, Benjamin F. Rinn, Wellington C. Pflueger. 1899. Paul McKnight, Peter S. Trumbower. 76 I Mite rp e a i) Jite pa vy Jj oc i e ty . YT’UTERPEA has again closed a year of successful work, and true to her motto, “ Watch and Advance,” has moved with a forward step. During the past year a number of new members were added, so that she still has the greater number She prides herself not only on account of numbers, but also on account of quality. Euterpea’s library has also been enlarged during the past year by the addition of new books. Of her members of the Class of ’94, Geo. C. Loos received first honor (divided ), Frank C. Longaker, second honor ; Harry C. Kline, third honor ; and Edwin S. Woodring, the Butler Prize. Euterpea, while surveying the past with pride, can look into the future with hope of still greater success. E.A.VVRIGm PHILA, peap Jite ra ry oc ie ty . llbotto: " “Match and H vancc. " OFFICERS. President, V ce-President, . Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, Librarian, Assistant Librarians, Critics, Editor of Budget, . Chaplain, . Curator, Pianist, CHARLES E. KISTLER, . SAMUEL G. TREXLER. WILLIAM K. FISHER. WILLIAM S. HEIST. FRANCIS F. MILLER. . SAMUEL G. TREXLER. I EDWARD L. KISTLER. t WILLIAM A. BILLHEIMER I ELMER E. SNYDER. ! WILLIAM M. KOPENHAVER. JOHN M. SMELTZER. WILLIAM H. FEHR. . CHRISTIAN C. MILLER. JOSEPH H. STOPP. 79 jMiterpeau J itera ry ociety . MEMBERS. Victor J. Bauer, Vitalis J. Becker, Preston A. Behler, Warren J. Ellis, Ammon A. Killian, Charles E. Kistler, 1895. Philip A. hentz, Henry P. Miller, Morris E. Scliadt, John E. Sandt, Wellington J. Snyder, Elmer E. Snyder, Joseph H. Stopp. 1896. W. Penn Barr, Gomer B. Matthews, Preston A. Breinig, Milton Reinhard, George W. Genszler, Paul Z. Strodach, George A. Greiss, Marvin H. Stettler, Samuel H. Henry, S. A. Bridges Stopp, J. Fred. Kramlich, Samuel G. Trexler, Oren R. B. heidy, L. Domer Ulrich, William M. Weaver. 1897. William H. Berk, William M. Kopenliaver, Clinton J. Everett, Christian C. Miller, William H. Fehr, John W. H. Miller, William K. Fisher, Francis F. Miller, Frank K. Fretz, Ira O. Nothstein, Alfred S. Hartzell, Archibald G. Schenk, Aaron H. Klick, John M. Smeltzer, Ira W. Klick, Howard M. Schofer, Edgar E. Sieger. 80 Daniel S. Art z, Charles G. Beck, William A. Bilheimer, Irvin H. DeLong, Edwin E. Kistler, George I. Lenker, C. C. Eetterer, Calvin D. Seaman, John T. Eggert, Eevi F. Gruber, William S. Heist, William E. Steckel, Frederick M. Thrall, John P. Walter. S Sophronia surveys the amount of work done during the year, she beholds, with pride, great progress in every direction. With diligence and harmony she has made a year’s record of which she may justly feel proud. Sophronia has taken great pains to enlarge and improve her library, and it has had a marked effect upon her literary exercises. She is about to entirely refurnish her hall. Mr. W. H. S. Miller, ’Ninety-Four’s honor man ; Mr. E. H. Kistler, ’Ninety-Five’s orator; and M. S. Ffottenstein, ’Ninety-Six’s botanist, were all members of the Sophronia, and her prospects for this year are very hopeful. 82 D.rsJr. n PJuAsx, oplmariap literary Society. r X? llbotto : “ Gbe Enb drowns tbe TUHork.” OFFICERS. President, . Vice-President, Recording Secretary, . Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, Librarian, Assistant Librarians, Critics, . Editor of Budget, Chapeain, WILLIAM J. SCHMIDT. JOHN H. SYKES. JAMES A. SINGMASTER. HENRY W. GEORGE. GEORGE F. ERDMAN. WILMER F. HELDT. , GEORGE S. KRESSLY. I WESLEY E. WENNER. , JEREMIAH J. SCHINDEL. • LUTHER D. LAZARUS. CHARLES E. OCHS. . JOHN F. SNYDER. 83 opfyropiap Ijiterary Society. MEMBERS. 1S95. Forley Ebert, Frederick C. Krapf, Luther D. Gable, Luther D. Lazarus, Edward H. Kistler, Newton T. Miller, William J. Schmidt. Frederick E. Cooper, Marcus S. Hottenstein, Harry K. Lantz, Jeremiah J. Schindel, Joseph C. Slough, 1896. John F. Snyder, George T. Spang, William H. Steinbicker, Leopold F. Weddigen, John M. Yetter, Edgar P. Xander. William I. Gold, Wilmer F. Heldt, Willard D. Kline, George P ' . Kuhl, Calvin W. Lawfer, 1897 - Jay E. Reed, Calvin S. Reichard, John F. Stine, John H. Sykes, Jacob A. Trexler. Thomas Costenbader, George F. Erdman, John S. Fegley, Henry W. George, Jacob B. Gery, I898. Elijah E. Kresge, George S. Kressly, Edwin T. Laubach, Eli S. Mantz, Charles L. Metz, Edmund F. Harmony, Charles E. Ochs, Henry F. Hehl, Wellington C. Pflueger, William C. Hold, Bernard Repass, David C. Kauffman, Benjamin F. Rinn, Emile J. Keuling, George W. Seiple, Robert A. Kistler, James A. Singmaster, Marvin L. Kleppinger, Wesley E. Wenner. 84 85 Jmiijkliq Jiterary ssociatioi}. President, . Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, OFFICERS. JOHN E. SANDT. MARCUS S. HOTTENSTEIN. DR. M. H. RICHARDS. DR. DAVIS GARBER. CURATORS. FREDERICK C. KRAPF, GOMER B. MATTHEWS. 86 Jrterary ssoeiatiorj. MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION. Dr. Davis Garber, Dr. J. A. Bauman, Dr. M. H. Richards, Prof. J. R. Merkel. Daniel S. Artz, W. Penn Barr, Victor J. Bauer, Charles G. Beck, Vitalis J. Becker, Preston A. Behler, Preston H. Breinig, Frederick E. Cooper, Forley Ebert, Warren J. Ellis, George F. Erdman, William H. Felir, William K. Fisher, Luther D. Gabel, Jacob B. Gery, George W. Genszler, William I. Gold, Levi F. Gruber, Frederick Gruhler, Edmund F. Harmony, Alfred S. Hartzell, Henry F. Held, William S. Heist, Marcus S. Hottenstein David C. Kauffman, Ammon A. Killian, Edward H. Kistler, Willard I). Kline, Frederick C. Krapf, Calvin W. Lawfer, Eli S. Mantz, Gomer B. Matthews, Paul McKnight, Christian C. Miller, Francis F. Miller, Harry P. Miller, J. W. H. Miller, Newton T. Miller, Charles Metz, Ira O. Nothstein, Charles E. Ochs, Jay E. Reed, John E. Sandt, Jeremiah J. Sclrindel William J. Schmidt, Joseph C. Slough, Elmer E. Snyder, John F. Snyder, William Steinbicker, Marion H. Stettler, S. A. B. Stopp, Joseph H. Stopp, Jacob A. Trexler, Samuel G. Trexler, Peter Trumbower, John M. Vetter. 87 DAILY PAPERS. Allentown — Chronicle , City Item , Leader , and Call. Philadelphia — Ledger , Press , and Record. New York — Tribune , Herald , Times , and Mail and Express. Reading — Eagle , Telegram. Lebanon — Report. Doy 1 esto wn — Intell igencer. WEEKLY PAPERS. Puck , Judge , Leslie ' s , Harper ' s, New York Evening Post, Easton Argus, Scientific American and Supplement , Northampton Democrat, Perkiomen Valley Press, and Montgomery Ledger. MONTHLY PAPERS. Harper ' s. Century, Forum, National Educator, North American Review, Review of Reviews. RELIGIOUS PAPERS. Lutheran, Lutheran Observer, Herold und Zeitschrift, Lutheran Standard, Lutheran Church Messenger, Workman, Luther League Review, and Young Men ' s Era. JcrvVell Jiterary ociety. President, . V ice-President, Secretary, . Treasurer, Chaplain, . Critic, Editor of Budget, OFFICERS. NATHAN FRITCH. . JOHN KOPP. . GEORGE CASE. WILLOUGHBY REX. . PETER TRUMBOWER. . HARRY MILLER. ALBERT JACOBY. MEMBERS. John Bender, Clayton L. Moll, George Case, Harry Miller, Lnther Fritcli, James Malcolm, Frederick Gruhler, Harry Ochs, John Hartley, William Peter, M. C. Huyett, Willoughby Rex, Albert Jacoby, Welden Ross, Percy Kleckner, Harry Strauss, John Kopp, William Seiberling, Paul McKniglit, Peter Trumbowe r. 89 n ai) President, Secretary, Treasurer, OFFICERS. PROF. W. WACKERNAGEL, D.D. P. A. BEHLER. . H. P. MILLER. MEMBERS. V. J. Bauer, E. H. Kistler, H. P. Miller, A. A. Killian, A. P. Lentz, V. J. Becker, C. E. Kistler, P. A. Behler, H. J. Ellis, E. E. Snyder, J. E. Sandt. 90 J[(iinor (jSii ap Jiterary ociety. President, Secretary, Treasurer, OFFICERS. . PROF. W. WACKERNAGEL, D.D. W. H. STEINBICKER. . J. F. SNYDER. MEMBERS. W. Penn Barr, S. G. Trexler, F. E. Cooper, W. M. Weaver, G. W. Genszler, W. H. Steinbicker, 0. R. B. Leidy, J.J. Schindel, H. K. Lantz, J. F. Snyder, M. S. Hottenstein, P. Z. Strodacli, S. H. Henry, G. B. Matthews, J. C. Slough, L. D. Ulrich, M. U. Reinhard, E. P. Xander, M. H. Stettler. 9 1 press ssociatioi). President, . Vice-President, Secretary, . Treasurer, OFFICERS. FREDERICK C. KRAPF. . CHRISTIAN C. MILLER. SAMUEL G. TREXLER. . GEORGE W. GENSZLER. MEMBERS. Victor J. Bauer, Warren J. Ellis, Frederick C. Krapf, Goiner B. Matthews, John E. Sandt, Elmer E. Snyder, Samuel G. Trexler, George W. Genszler, Preston A. Beliler, John M. Yetter, Christian C. Miller. 93 Rr 335 ' lUHLfflBEI £ ■ (?LLL£iE • Alleht?wh-PA ' V. J. Becker. J. E. Sandt. J. J. Schindel. O. R. B. Leidy. F. E. Cooper. F. C. Krapf. F. K. Fretz. . Hottenstein. S. H. Henry. E. H. Kistler. E. E. Snyder. G. W. Genszler. L. D. Gable. MUHLENBERG STAFF. T e I ublenbero V« FOR 1894-1895. First Term. John E. Sandt. EDITORS-IN- CHIEF. Second Term. Edward H. Kistler. ASSISTANT EDITORS-IN-CHIEF. Edward H. Kistler. S. A. Bridges Stopp. AL UMNI EDITOR. George T. Ettinger, A. M., Ph. D. ASSOCIATE EDITORS. Jeremiah J. Schindel, Literary , Elmer E. Snyder, Personal , Vitalis J. Becker, Exchange , Marcus S. Hottenstein, Local. Samuel H. Henry, Literary , Fred. E. Cooper, Personal , Luther D. Gable, Exchatige , George W. Genszler, Local. 96 CENTRAL OFFICERS. President, . FRANK MacDANIEL, of the Dickinsonian. Secretary, . Treasurer, Vice-President, HERMAN CONROW, of the Swarthmore Phoenix. . MARTIN L. TREXLER, of the Muhlenberg. PERCY L. HOUSEL, of the Lafayette. ADVISORY BOARD. I- ' . K. SMITH, of the Red and Blue. J. F. vSMITH, of the Georgetoiun Journal. SAMUEL, P. MILLER, of the Muhlenberg. JOURNALS OF THE ASSOCIATION. College Journal — Baltimore City College. College Journal — Georgetown. College Student — Franklin and Marshall. Columbia Spectator — Columbia College. Free Lance — Pennsylvania State College. Haverfordian — Haverford College. Lajayette — Lafayette College. Lehigh Burr — Lehigh University. Mercersburg College Mon thly — Mercersburg College. Muhlenberg — Muhlenberg College. Pennsylvanian — University of Pennsylvania. Princetonian — Princeton College. Red and Blue — University of Pennsylvania. Review — Delaware College. Swarthmore Phcenix — Swarthmore College. University Mirror — Bucknell University. 97 PENNSYLVANIA Ii)ter- ollegiatc Oratorical President, . Vice-President, Secretary, . Treasurer, OFFICERS. R. E. LARAMY, Lehigh. JOHN MORRISON, Swarthmore . B. FRANK KREADY, Franklin and Marshall. JOHN M. YETTER, Muhlenberg. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. R. E. LARAMY, Lehigh. B. F. KREADY, Franklin and Marshall. CHAS. S. MOORE, Swarthmore. ED. B. HUEY, Lafayette. LEWIS B. CARTER, State College. MEMBERS. Dickinson, Franklin and Marshall, Lafayette, Lehigh, Swarthmore, Muhlenberg, University of Penna., Penna. State College. 98 Mi issioijary S 1 President, . Vice-President, Secretary, . Treasurer, Organist, . OFFICERS. . ELMER E. SNYDER. PROP ' . WILLIAM WACKERNAGEL, D.D. WILLIAM S. HEIST. . CHRISTIAN C. MILLER. HARRY K. LANTZ. 99 JVQssior ary ociety. VitalisJ. Becker, Preston A. Behler, Charles E. Kistler, MEMBERS. 1895. Frederick C. Krapf, Philip A. Lentz, Henry P. Miller, John E. Sandt, William J. Schmidt, Elmer E. Snyder. 1896. William Penn Barr, Frederick E. Cooper, George W. Genszler, Harry K. Lantz, Edgar Oren R. B. Leidy, S. A. Bridges Stopp, Gomer B. Matthews, Paul J. Strodach, William H. Steinbicker, Samuel G. Trexler, Marvin H. Stettler, William M. Weaver, P. Xander, L. Domer Ulrich. William H. Lehr, Frank K. F retz, Wilmer H. Heldt, J. M. Smeltzer, 1897. Alfred S. Hartzell, Aaron H. Klick, Christian C. Miller, W. M. Kopenhaver, Ira 0. Nothstein, Howard M. Schofer, Calvin D. Seaman, P ' rancis F. Miller. Charles G Beck, Charles L. Metz, Frederick Gruhler, 1898. Henry F. Hehl, Elijah E. Kresge, ACADEMICS. John Kopp, William S. Heist, George F. Erdman. John W. Koch. too IOI agsbarg ociety. LECTURER. Rev. William Wackernagel, D.D. MEMBERS. Vital is J. Becker, Preston A. Behler, Warren J. Ellis, Ammon A. Killian, Charles E. Kistler, Aaron H. Klick, William M. Kopenhaver, Calvin W. Lawfer, Christian C. Miller, Francis F. Miller, Frederick C. Krapf, Ira O. Nothstein, Philip A. Lentz, Howard M. Schofer, Henry P. Miller, John E. Sandt, John F. Miller, Jay E. Reed, John M. Smeltzer, Daniel S. Artz, Elmer E. Snyder, George W. Genszler, J. Fred. Kramlicli, Charles G. Beck, Corner B. Matthews, Thomas Costenbader, Milton H. Reinhard, Irwin H. DeLong, William H. Steinbicker, Jacob B. Gery, S. A. Bridges Stopp, Levi F. Gruber, L. Domer Ulrich, Henry F. Held, John M. Yetter, William S. Heist, William H. Fehr, David C. Kauffman, William K. Fisher, George I. Letiker, Franklin K. Fretz, Charles L. Metz, John P. Walker, Wesley E. Wenner, Wilmer F. Heldt, Ira W. Klick. 102 103 “Away ! our journey lies through, dell and dingle, Where the blithe fawn trips by its timid mother, Where the broad oak, with intercepting boughs, Chequers the sun-beam in the green sward alley. Up and away ! for lovely paths are these To tread, when the glad sun is on his throne : Less pleasant, and less safe when Cythia’s lamp, With doubtful glimmer, lights the dreary forest.” — Ettrick Forest. 104 Prints (7ai)tiis. JJtHIS morn I heard the spring birds sing, In the larches near my door ; The mates were calling, piping For their comrades o’er the moor. My heart welled forth in gladness, To the music of their song ; For Winter’s prolonged sadness Gives way to Spring-time’s morn. E’en now the breath of flowers Fans my fevered cheek ; Wafting me to bowers Forespeaking Summer’s ease. Then le t the Spring birds warble Their quaint, but ancient lays ; Bespeaking joy and gladness In the balmy Summer days. 105 " V olitiorjal J)rearq T HE student’s life is, much of it at least, a volitional dream. To the nature and temperament which make the real stu- dent, reflection and imaginative forecast are conditions to which he recurs whenever leisure from unwelcome action permits. As his very name declares, he is one who studies ; and study implies that grouping and regrouping of fact and truth by which we rise to universals, or deliberately build out the “might have been’s,” or construct the wished for “ may be’s.’’ The bare facts of a student’s life are bane and meagre enough. There is nothing enticing in setting it forth as the cultivation of the muse upon the sustentation of oat-meal ; and yet there have been youth for whom this time of physical meanness and self- denial is still lighted up with a halo of glory. The man “ sent to college,’’ whose interests lie all outside of its work, who makes it merely a period of dissipation and waste of parental money, or whose ambition is to cultivate brawn rather than brain, knows, of course, very little of this : animals are not imaginative. But the genuine student, introduced into a universe of new ideas, behold- ing worlds unknown, seemingly created just then and there, finds a strange thrill of joy in his new powers, and a constant yearning to exercise them. What are ‘ ‘ the reveries of a bachelor ’ ’ to the dreams of this this youthful pre-bachelor, expectant A.B. ? In his lexicon there is, as yet, no such word as “impossible.” What may he not be- come, if he will ? He thinks himself back with the Trojan adven- turer in Dido’s presence ; he fights with Hector or Achilles out- side of Troy’s walls. He reconstructs the Shakesperean stage and iq6 eliminates its slender objectivities of scenery ; and then his purely imaginative stage expands and is peopled with actors working out tragedy or comedy for him. He accomplishes the incompat- ible, and sits in the audience to behold himself play upon the stage. It is his first flight, quite frequently, from the nest of home. He is his own master ! He can rise when he pleases, go to bed when he will. He can miss breakfast, and no one calls him. limitations are simply sundry hours of recitation, and chapel. He has no errands to run, no snow to shovel. Delightful liberty ! In itself, how it provokes him to wild imaginings and wonderful possibilities. He is a man even if beardless and less than a score of years old. His room is his own ; things stay where he puts them, although not where he thinks he puts them. His only misery is that dust and disorder are so malignantly active. There he may sit, and think, and think, until he falls asleep first and go to bed afterwards. Of what does he think ? His dream is volitional ; it is not the dream of sleep that carries us whither we would not go. It is the movement of an electric launch ! Press but a button, turn but ever so slightly a lever, and we move forward or backward, this way or that way. The sight of a sweet face may send him upon a voyage of courtship, marriage, pater- nity, and old age. The lack of another “five” may make him an inventor growing richer and richer, rebuilding his college walls, rearing his own stately palace, wealthy and honored beyond record or comparison. The far-off toll of a locomotive bell starts him on a trip to California ; or a bad half-hour in geology makes him join an exploring party to the earth’s centre, — and get back too late for an effective journey to recitation on morphic and metamorphic rocks. Where can he not go ! What can he not do ! Books are everywhere about him ; and the whole world is in them. The whole world, even heaven and hell, are there be- fore him, with volition as his guide. There is nothing hid from him in his grand tour of time or space, save the corners into which 107 he does not care to peep. The rest of his living and studying is a means : his volitional dream is an end in itself. The very meagre- ness of his outside world drives him in upon himself. Make his apartments luxurious, enforce the ordinary ways of life upon him, give him lackeys and horses, clubs and balls, and you have im- posed a “ crassa Minerva” upon him and sterilized his dream powers; he can call up nothing now grander than a “grand stand,” nothing lighter than an expensive feast of dainty dishes and a freshet of costly drinks ! He will never again enjoy the volitional dream as he does now. He goes out from college, and the enchanter’s wand slips away from him. He can never return again. He comes back at Commencement times, and tries to make believe, but it does not go. How often in his brief moments of contemplation he thinks- of his good old college days ! His pocket-book is fatter now ; but so is his brain. Pegasus has flown away ; and only cart-horses are in his stalls. But he has lived ! And the energies born in those hours when his soul was stirred within him irradiate his life like a sunset golden if no longer darting fierce rays. He has dreamed ; and now he goes forth to realize the visions of his youth. i I) pics froip tbc f iVcr. JJTHERE is a peculiar something- about the sea, and those things A which pertain to it, that is indefinable. We are impressed by the vastness of space as we stand upon the deck of a vessel and look away to the edge of a circle where sea and sky seem to kiss each other ; or survey Father Neptune’s domain from the sandy beach where the great sea waves come rolling in effacing the im- print of many a foot upon it s fickle surface, or storming the walls of a miniature castle built by a child. There is something in these associations which appeals to the infinite in man which im- presses him, which says “ here are grandeur and majesty.” Eet us then for a moment leave old ocean’s waste, and see what the ripples from the busy stream before us, which flows on- ward forever, have to say. Men have come and gone ; times and customs have changed ; but this stream’s course is onward, on- ward. A thrill of joy enters my heart as I behold it once more. It speaks to me of home, of love, of that sweet time which is sur- mounted by the halo of the past. Could it speak, it would tell many a wild and weird tale ; it would remind me that far up in the 11 North countree,” in the olden times, it had supplied many a toothsome dish to the jolly friars who were adepts in beguiling the finny tribe from their shad} ' coves ; nor would it forget to re- late the deeds of many a noble knight from the castle which had once graced its verdant banks. It was our delight in boyhood’s sunny hours to while away the time upon its busy quay watching the longshoremen who brought up from the bowels of the ships of the deep, peculiar 109 treasures from countries far away ; to observe the fussy little tugs as they guided some homeward-bound vessel to its berth ; to notice intensely the preparations of a vessel outward bound, whose masts and spars had been restored to order ; whose anchor had been weighed to the “ yo heave oh ” of the sailor’s song ; then to view her departure, as she dropped slowly down the river with the ebb of the tide, with a feeling of regret, and a yearning to go also. The day on which a launch took place was always accounted a red-letter day in the calendar. It marked the birth, as it were, of a new craft. No longer were the stocks to hold her in bondage ; no more was she to figure as a nameless thing, for this was the natal day ; how gracefully she glided from the ways into the watery elements amidst the cheers of the assembled multitude. No longer was she a nonentity, but became alive, for she had re- ceived a name ; she was henceforth destined to fathom the mys- teries of the deep ; to brave the storms of wintry seas, or bask near summer’s strand. Our chief delight was to make friends with those old men whose sea days were past, and who now busied themselves in mending their fishing nets, putting on new sinkers, and replacing the floats. They took an honest pride in their boats, caring for them as tenderly as one would a child. Each one would have his boat the prettiest on the river, always affixing a name suitable to the owner’s fancy. Sometimes it would be the name of a gallant barque which had sought “Davy Jone’s locker,’ ’ or of a loved one now passed to the great beyond. These men were, however, not all work, but had their mo- ments of sunshine, which generally came at eventide. When the tackle had been housed so that the surroundings were ship-shape, once more many of these kindred spirits would assemble to relate stories of adventure and travel. We never tired of listening to them, always wishing that manhood’s days were in our hands to try the mighty main. The more danger there seemed to be in the i io story, the more we cared to listen. They would tell of cargoes shifting, of hurricanes weathered in treacherous seas ; one mo- ment their gallant barque would ride upon the crest of a wave as if trying to scale the home of the stars, whilst the next would find her laboring in the trough of the sea menaced by angry billows to larboard and starboard, threatening to engulf both ship and crew. There were times when their stories partook of summer seas, and balmy breezes upon whose wings sweet odors, from a distant coast, were borne ; or perhaps they were full of reminis- cences of adventures ashore in the different ports at which they had touched. They never failed to color these stories with ac- counts of their own exploits with the natives whose words were but jargon in their ears. Thus many an evening was spent till the lustrous moon had mounted far up into the heavens, proclaim- ing that Morpheus was waiting to receive us. hi J ETIMES I rose and walked forth to hear Nature’s glad song upon a summer ' s morn, To breathe the balmy breeze which swept along From mountain tops and the far distant mere ; Heaven’s great Lord to bless with nature near, His handiwork observe nor cease to praise, Those objects, tokens, signs of potent ways, Conceived, brought forth in long eternal days. The rosy-fingered goddess of the morn, Night’s sable robes with deftness had withdrawn, Each fleeting cloudlet she had tipped with gold, With heavenly light she kissed each mountain hoar, Anon bright Helios’s chariot doth appear, As monarch bold he flashes far and near, Clothed in royal robes of flashing light, Impossible I viewed the dazzling sight, Whilst onward sped his coursers chasing night. Forth sprung the lark, forsook her lowly bed, To greet the sun in this glad morning hour, To God her morning anthem had she sped, And called forth each songster from its bower. All around from hill and mound, and ivy-mantled tower, From coppice green, from field and fell there ’rose Sweet sound that burst from thousand feathered throats, Flung to the hills whence up and down it roamed, A tribute old yet new, the matin song. ' Twas then all nature in obeisance bowed, And attitude of reverence assumed, The soil’s own son stood meekly by his plough, Uplift his hands breathed forth a prayer too true. The brook which prattled gaily o’er the stones, One moment stopped, then sped its merry way, While Nature from strong oak to reed so frail Both beasts and insects, says this ancient tale, In reverence bowed till matins had been sung. I 12 Y " esterday. JIT HE to-morrows of our lives often cause us much anxiety. A They are the times of our hopes and fears, joys and sor- rows, plans and expectations. It matters not where we are, or in what we may be engaged, the to-morrow is everpresent. It may be that to-morrow will behold the commencement of that journey upon which all men must go, and for which many make no pre- paration. We may be deeply absorbed in momentary pleasures, but the sweetest joys of one’s life are found in the yesterdays of our earthly sojourn. It was but yesterday that we amused ourselves by building imaginary castles out of the blocks which were profusely deco- rated with what seemed to be that insurmount able obstacle, the alphabet. There came a time when these had lost their charm ; we craved something which had as yet not been revealed to us. The pleasures which these had afforded to us upon introduction no longer existed. A change took place. A new world was opened to us in the form of nursery rhymes. Our child mind now received food, which, being assimilated, yielded both profit and pleasure. It was here that we found the gallant knight of the hobby-horse and rode with him in fancy to many a gay assemblage ; nor were we found absent when he was about to appear in the tournament, over which Lady Bountiful sat as Queen of the lists, prepared to award the prize to the victor in the fight. It was here that we beheld the brave soldier, bedecked with paper cap, and formidable tin ll 3 sword slung by his side, ready, to go forth throughout the whole round world to defend the weak, and to banish wrong from the world forever. How often we have, in fancy, made excursions to the castle where dwelt a giant more terrible than “Jack the Giant-Killer ’’ ever slew. With what tender sympathies did we view the harsh treatment of “Cinderella’’ at the hands of those who ought to have loved her ; yet our hearts leaped with joy when Prince Beau- tiful smiled upon her, and claimed her as his own. In the yester- day of childhood, we never tired of relating the antics of “ Mother Hubbard’s dog to that great-aunt who allowed herself to be car- ried off into some remote corner, where she could in fancy live over her own childhood’s hours. Oftentimes have we tried to teach Miss Puss to imitate her fabled ancestor “Puss in Boots,’’ but failed to accomplish our end because Miss Puss had degenerated, no longer possessing her aircestor’s virtues. To imagine ourselves the king in “Sing a song of Sixpence ’’ was the pleasure of many a day-dream in the yesterday that has passed ; whilst we anxiously watched and waited to see whether a blackbird would dare to seize the maiden’s nose as she hung out the clothes. The “ House that Jack built” was a fairy habitation in our imagination, but we could never find a Mr. Rodent who would allow himself to fall into the tender em- braces of Miss Puss ; whilst the coy maiden allowed the “ man all tattered and torn ” to woo her, but in vain. It was with a feeling of pleasure and delight that we perused the story of “ Dick Whittington and his Cat ; ” listening intently and hearing in fancy the sounds of silvery bells as they flung out upon the breeze; “ turn again, Whittington, turn again, Whit- tington.” There yet lingers in our memories faint recollections of a ride to “ Banbury Cross” upon our mother’s knee. Easter Day is a yesterday of childhood which held for us many joys, not the least of which was to adjourn to the “ roly poly bank ” — near a noble stream whose bosom was continually broken into ripples by the busy craft which plied from the city to the sea — 1 where with many others, whose laughing features still bespoke childhood’s sunny hours, we rolled our paste eggs, also “ jarped for fun and keeps.” There still remains green on memory’s wall the first sea bathe, the building of sand hills along the beach, the shaping of minia- ture islands and peninsulas, which remained for a moment, were submerged by Father Neptune, and disappeared from view for- ever. Thus have we written of the events of yesterday ; events, the recollections of which have receded to the inmost recesses of the heart, filling it with a light which is mellowing with age. Thus it has been, is, and will be for years to come ; the yester- days of our lives possess bright moments to which we unceasingly turn with happiness. To tl e Spo " 7 D r °P- SNOWDROPS fair, flowret ' s rare Harbingers of Spring, Peeping forth, through snowy crust, Firstborn of mother earth. Thee, thee I love, sweet messenger Bringing unto me, The message old though long foretold “Harvests shall never cease.” After thee comes shrub and tree With flowers myrmidom, Swelling buds and bursting forth In Nature’s harmony. These all I love my heart wells forth Enshrining them my loves, But snowdrop, thou, my first love art None e’er thy place can fill. ' Jeirlooips u literature A S soon as the word heirlooms is mentioned, there rises before the mind visions of treasures possessing historical interest, causing us to view them with awe, and look upon them with a feeling akin to reverence. There are some who have had the pleasure of standing in the armory of an ancient house, whose walls were decked with swords and battle-axes, pennons and flags, the trophies of many a hardwon fight by the ancestor whose armor stood in a remote corner as the grim sentinel of these tokens from a time long past, and almost forgotten. But the interest of the present paper centres not here ; we are done with these and the age of which they speak, and stand in the present, the watchmen upon the tower of Now, ready to guard and defend richer heirlooms, whose influence is intellectual, whose existence — I might say — all but eternal. They are the heirlooms in literature, among which lies buried many a gem waiting for some kind hand to expose its brilliancy to the world. Time is the mansion which holds these treasures, in whose spacious and lofty halls each heirloom has its niche. ’Tis here that we meet the Iliad bearing the impress of Homer’s lofty mind ; the precepts of Plato conceived in an aesthetic world, yet inkling of the divine ; the speeches of Cicero burning with elo- quence, here moving the multitude, there lashing the traitor, again sounding the warning note of danger threatening the state, or perhaps discoursing upon the beauties of friendship. Virgil passes by with sweet and mellow note ; whilst Horace trips along, casting his shafts of wit, and poking fun at the foibles of his day ; dreaded yet loved, more feared than hated. The Inferno reveals unto us Dante’s concept of hence ; with Milton we soar to heaven’s blue vault, or seek the lowest depths of hell ; there to behold the greatest of his creations muttering deep curses against the Lord of Heaven, yet overall exulting in his downfall as he says : “ To reign is worth ambition, though in hell : Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.” Shakespeare enters into the hearts of all men from king to peasant, displaying the wisdom of the wise, the folly of fools ; his irony amazes us ; he makes shudder at his tragedy, and convulses all in laughter with his comedies. The Canterbury Tales wend their way on a pilgrimage to a’ Becket’s shrine ; a goodly company withal led by a “ verray perfight gentil knight” with Yemen, Monk and the Nonne Priestes in his faire company graced by a ‘‘poure Persoun of the town,” who ‘‘Cristes gospel trewely wolde preche,” and folwede it himselve.” Then comes Spenser leading by the arm his Queen of Faerie land. Tennyson follows in the wake of this great company with poems sweet that won the peoples’ heart, for he showed them Arthur who has gone “ To the island-valley of Avilion.” Thus might the list be interminably lengthened, for the stars which form this galaxy are many, each shining with its own peculiar brightness. What have college men, and educated men in general, to do with these ? Everything ! Those who profess to have sipped from Wisdom’s golden font should treasure them because therein are found thoughts uttered by the brightest and noblest minds of our race. Their influence is to elevate, to instruct. They should study them so that they may gain a better conception of Him who illumines the minds of His creatures to do and to dare great things. They live not for themselves alone, but for posterity. To the extent that they neglect or preserve these heirlooms, so will the future praise or blame this generation. If any one de- liberately refused sustenance for the body, he would either be mad 1 1 8 or a fool ; how much greater a fool is he who persistently starves the mind, and yet expects pure and prolific thought to well forth as a spring does from nature’s reservoir. These heirlooms con- stitute the literary wealth of this generation. Their influence is eternal. The relation of valuable literary heirlooms to the pernicious dregs in literature is as gold is to dross. In order to exert a power over his own nature, his companions, and subsequent gene- rations, it is the duty of every educated man to treasure the best that literature affords. It is the duty of every collegian who ex- pects to wield the sceptre of truth, virtue, morality, and culture in the future, to become well informed concerning the precious gems and elevating precepts embedded in literature ; to display to the world these diamond prints of thought ; to raise the standard of literary taste ; to speak and write such things as will draw the minds of the young into the stream of pure literature. We do not mean “goody, goody books,’’ but books that will inculcate thoughts which tend to noble manhood and virtuous womanhood ; books that will act as antidotes to that class of writings which leave the mind satiated with false ideas of life ; books that will show humanity what it is and what it might be ; that will reveal to tnen that if they would become the highest of God’s creatures in time and eternity, they must strive to develop their minds accept- ably unto Him who gave them being, To reach such a high plane requires incessant and laborious toil. He who expects to possess these heirlooms by a fickle and dilatory courtship will be sadly disappointed. The wooing must be constant and ardent, for these literary gems are the golden apples which grow upon the topmost bough of the tree, entailing many an ache and pain before being plucked ; a fruit whose sweet- ness never fails, but grows more mellow with age. Thej r will not force themselves into your presence, nor compel you to accept them ; but they do demand that he who would call them his own must seek them. My IxoVe. i PEAK to me only with thine eyes My love, my darling fair ; Imprint my cheek with one sweet kiss That shall linger there fore’er. Before thy beauty all things pale, Thou art sweet and fair as the rose, Which casts its fragrance o’er hill and dale When the Summer zephyr blows. My heart is thrilled when thou art here, Thy smile entrancetli me ; At home, abroad, on land or sea, My love thou’rt ever near. 120 Life. r SLEPT from eve to early morn A And dreamt that life was Beauty. My wakeful hours but proved to me That life was all of Duty. That life itself was deeds, not words, The noblest, truest and the best Conceived and born in human breast. To raise the fallen, the faintful cheering, To stoop and aid a brother man. Who thinks the noblest, acts the best ; Who strives for jewelled truth ; Who dares to think, to speak and act When Duty doth command. Whose earthly walk seeks one great end, And that great end be God. He ! he alone hath spent life well ! Nor sped his course in vain. 1 2 I A ReVerie T O-NIGHT, my mind being relieved from the strain of work to which it had been subjected for several weeks, I was reclining in my old arm chair, leisurely puffing at a cigar, and idly watching the rings of smoke as they curled upwards to van- ish from view. These rings assumed many fantastic shapes in their meanderings to the outer air. Presently their vanishing seemed to cease, as they gradually assumed a definite shape which was light and air) ' like the smoke which constituted its several parts. The form now became more distinct in its outline, and introduced itself to me as Memory ; so pleasant was her company that I resigned myself to her wishes to do with me as she would. Taking advantage of the opportunity, Memory said : “ Come with me ! for the present thou art under my spell : I promise to show thee nothing which shall prove disagreeable. Away we flew ; I was free. The house of clay was left far behind. Time and space were annihilated. How quickly we sped along ! Mountains and hills, the broad and placid rivers with their innumerable ships carrying the freight of a nation, the babbling brook and sparkling fountain, city, town, and hamlet passed in swift panoramic view before our eyes ; had it not been for my faithful guide I should have fainted from fright as we sped rapidly along. The broad ocean was crossed in a twinkling, and the trans- Atlantic greyhounds seemed to be moving at a snail’s pace compared with our swift flight. We reached our destination, which was the “Old Parish 122 Church” in the city of S . Memory took me by the hand and led me through the city of the dead ; she said : ‘ ‘ These have long since fallen asleep, joining the great procession which hath for its goal that bourne whence no traveller returns.” I looked upon the crumbling tombstones and saw that many of the inscrip- tions were written in Latin, dating from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Again Memory spoke : “ My friend, the occupants of these narrow houses had mouldered to dust long before thou had’st been sent forth by Him who is the Author of all things. They had departed with their aspirations, and dreams of wealth and power. Their latent fires died with them, fires which might have moulded empires, discovered worlds, or swayed the hearts of men with poetic fervor ; but tarry not here, let us enter the venerable pile which casts so long a shadow in the moonlight.” Venerable it seemed without, but sacred within. Far up in the high tower, suspended between earth and sky, swung the pon- derous bells whose welcome sound had for centuries called the in- habitants to continuous worship ; which had tolled a doleful knell at their departure from their earthly homes ; which had sung a happy song on the nuptial morn, and rung out the Old Year by a merry peal to the New Year. Their glad note had proclaimed ” Peace, goodwill to men ” for many aeons of time. 11 Come, linger not here ! we must hasten,” said my guide, “ and view the tablets sacred to the memory of those who have gone before.” Descending, we found the walls of this massive and venerable pile covered with tablet after tablet sacred to the memory of heroes. I drew near to the wall and read by the moon- beam’s misty light that the tablet directly in front of me had been erected to the memory of one who sleeps in an unknown grave at Sebastopol, of another who fell with his colors at Inkerman ; to my right I discerned that it had been placed there to the memory of a brave youth who fell with Sir John Moore at Corunna ; 3 T et again, removed from the rest I read the story of one who went down with his ship at Trafalgar, thus emphasizing Nelson’s com- 123 mand nailed to the mast, “ England expects every man to do his duty.” Thus and so read each tablet, keeping alive recollections of these brave men in the hearts of the living. ” Hasten,” said Memory, ‘‘we would visit another historic pile ere morning dawns.” Away we sped, swift as light itself, and were at our destination ; but how changed ! No solidity, no care, no cherishing of memory, sacrilege in place of sanctity ; all is ruin ! It is the remains of an abbey slowly succumbing to the demands of ruthless time. The cloisters, which had been trodden by monks breathing their Ave Marias and Pater Nosters until the very air itself seemed impregnated with holy fire, are no more. The garden, which had been their pride and delight, which had blossomed beneath their skilful care, in which they were wont to pass hour after hour in prayer and mediation, has vanished. The briar has usurped the place of the rosebush, the ivy creeps over its dismantled towers, whilst the place of the altar itself is covered with dank weeds and grass. The sacrilegous foot of the stranger is robbing it of its sanctity more and more as time rolls on. I wondered how often its bell called the rude forefathers, of the hamlet which nestled in the valley beneath, to Matins, and could see them in my mind’s eye reverently bowing their heads as the sound of the Angelus floated o’er the vale. I felt sad to think of the Fathers if they could stir from their narrow cells and view the ruins of their once stately home, how — , but here Memory woke me up from my reverie by saying : “ We must hasten home again as the bright bars already streak the dawn.” With that I awoke, and found that my cigar had gone out, and that I had been dreaming. 124 Fatl erlar)(l. LAND of my fathers I oft think of thee, When wandering far from thy shore ; My heart with a note that is plaintively tuned, Oft singeth and sigheth for thee. Thy mountains, thy hills, thy far-reaching plains, Thy meadows so verdant and green ; Thy rivulets, streams where sported the trout, How oft in my day dreams I see ! The mould of thy fields breathe life to the swain, As teaming afield he doth go ; Glad to return at eventide ' s close, With Dobbin and Jay in his wake. 1 2 5 A S IhhIoaV Iron) the Shadow’s S ILENCE reigned throughout the old mane ; not a sound was heard save the ominous creak of a shutter as it idly swung to and fro in the night wind. The fire had burned low in the grate, casting fitful shadows upon the oak panelling, playing hide and seek with each other, seeking refuge behind the pictures upon the wall, or scurrying away to some nook or cranny, to finally lose themselves in the gloom at the farthest end of the room. In yonder corner stood the old eight-day clock, breaking the monotony of silence with its friendly tick, tick, measured and slow. Near me upon the rug lay my faithful hound, the com- panion in many a ramble o’er hill and dale. Suddenly, pricking up his ears, he uttered a low growl as if provoked by some intruder. “Jack, what is the matter,’’ said I. He answered me by another growl somewhat louder than the first. My curiosity now being aroused, I directed my attention to the quarter whence the trouble seemed to arise. At first I was startled, astonished ; for there sat a man, old and venerable in appear- ance ; his locks were as white as the beautiful snow ; there seemed to have settled over his countenance a serenity and peaceful calm which bespoke an honorable early manhood. His dress was such as was worn a hundred years ago ; once more I beheld the knee breeches, black hose, and shoes surmounted by great buckles, of a race long mouldered to dust. Who was he? Whence had he come? Why was he here? were questions which quickly flashed across my mind. Perhaps 1 26 lie was an old friend of my wife’s family come to spend the even- ing ; still she would have told me had it been so. I was lost in the labyrinth of doubt and conjecture, being unable to account for the presence of this personage. Thus I had mused for some time, observing him intently, looking for some sign of recognition, but he neither spoke nor stirred ; now, however, he turned his countenance full upon me, which had been averted ; he spoke : ‘ ‘ Friend, you do well to seem amazed at my presence ; I glided in silently, unobserved. This is my last visit to earth, once before I came ; I shall go hence and come no more. One hundred years ago, the time of my last visit, this mansion was deserted ; it was shunned because people said that it was haunted — it was by rats and mice. Rest, I could not ; beseeching permission to visit the old mansion once more it was granted ; for it was here, yea, in this very room that Liberty was conceived, born and nourished into life ; ’twas here that brave men and true pledged heart and hand to liberty’s cause ; ’twas here that men came, upon whose souls oppression and wrongs innu- merable had left great scars his emotion became so deep at this point, that he paused to brush away a tear, which had stolen out upon his cheek. “ Josiah, Josiah, what is the matter?” There stood my wife, looking down upon me in the dim firelight, with a sweet smile upon her countenance, waiting for a goodnight kiss. 127 Horace. BOOK III. ODE XXVI. J HAVE lived till quite recently approved of the fair, My sword have I drawn for their cause ; The wall which is left to the side of sea Venus, Guards my lyre and arms laid aside. Here, here, place the torches which lit up the camp, The levers and bows, weapons direful in siege, As death and destruction were found in their wake, When gates which opposed were shattered. O goddess divine, who Cyprus now rul’st, With Memphis which lacketh Sithonian snows ; By a touch from thy lash, uplifted on high, Haughty Chloe is cowed to submission. 128 ‘plje Darkey’s D reaI1 I T were much noise. Die grandstand were so crowded dat I were ’fraid dat some han’some little pale-face gal would get too neah dis eollud gemman, and maybe get too familiah w T id dat new suit ob mine. But I soon found out dat such a kind ob thing would nebbah happen, so dat I looked ’round a bit to see what de folks were doing. Die gemman and ladies ’round me talked to beat de old cook. Dey must ha’ been half crazy. In de eonvahsations dey talked ’bout half-backs and quarter-backs and full-backs ! I nebbah knew ob anything but a full-back except when ' Liza Johnson came to de cake-walk wid a low-neck and low-back. I s’pose dey mentdat. Next I heard dem talk ’bout fowl tackle. Dat ’minds me ob de fowl tackle I had down in ’Squire Williams’ chicken-liouse two nights ago. De holes in de seat ob my pants haint been sewed shut yet, so I guess dat were a good hint to get married mighty slick. All ob a sudden dere were a big howl. Everybody stood up and waved eollud flags and yelled like Hodoo Indians. I looked and sure, in de field in front ob de grandstand dere were ’bout a a dozen well, dey had on suits dat looked like Knickerbockers, but — deir faces looked like gals’ faces ! I blushed so dat I 129 thought de black would fall off my face. I axed a gemmau ’side ob me what were going on in de field, — I thought dat maybe I didn’t see well. He were as calm as a spring chicken and said, sez he, “ That is Fern. Sem.’s foot-ball team practicing to meet the DaMonte Seminary team which will be here in about ten minutes. Hooray for Fein. Sem. ” I axed if dey were really gals. Sez he, in supprise, “ Certainly. Both elevens are from institutions of learning for young women. Hooray for Fem. Sem. ” Seeing dat my frien’ were not shocked at de idea ob gal foot-ball playahs, I cooled down and watched fo’ something new. I examined de eleven gladiators mo ' closely and what do you suspect ? I knew every one of those gals ! Dere were Miss Trumbah at de full-back position ; den dere were Miss Dreshah de left half, and Miss Occer de right half ; Miss Shok de quarter ; Miss Roo de center ; Miss Grimli de left end, and Miss Hellah de right end ; Miss MaKevah de left guard, and Miss Wagnah de right guard ; and then Miss Klousah de left tackel and Miss Rien de tight tackle. I tell you sah, dese were all fine gals. Dey were nice as de roses dat bloom in de back yard and dey looked immense in de foot-ball suits. Now I know ' ed who the playahs were and den I kept my peepahs open to see what they do next. Now de udder brigade ob playahs come in de field and dey fumbled wid the pig-skin so fast that you couldn’t see where it went to. Very soon dey had to stop dis monkey business and den dey got togedder in a crowd in the middle ob de field. De Fem. Sems. den come up and got togedder too in a mob on de udder side. All ob a sudden dere were a little motion and den a rush. De whole mob ran after one ob de gals who had de ball. It looked nice, but soon one ob de gals jumped right on de one wid de ball and down she come. All ob de playahs den tried if they could all get on top ob de gal wid de ball ! Dat’s de time my poo’ heart were in my froat. I thought dat de deah Fem. Sem. who had de ball in de bottom ob de pile must be smashed to libber 130 puddin’ from de big lot of wriggling ragamuffins dat laid on top ob her ; she were a special lady friend ob mine, and I alius has strong feeling fo’ my lady friends, dat I mus’ say. At last de muss were cleahed away and, by jingo ! de gal wid de ball came out alive. I called dat mighty lucky, and I hoped dis were de toughest part ob de fight. Dey got in line again like afore, and went through de same muss as afore. Dis time a few ob de playahs were so hurt dat dey were taken from de field, but dey were not ob de gals dat I knowed, so I didn’t care a rat’s tail. Dey went through de same pokey business often, and I were beginning to get used to de excitement. I watched dis till all ob a sudden I saw dat dey were carrying my special lady friend from de field. Perhaps she were hurt very bad ! She didn’t move a hair ! Perhaps she were dead ! ! Oh, glory ! ! ! Dat would ! ! ! (I got awake. And what did I see? Why, my deah little Dinah were sleeping in tny arms. We were driving home from de picnic, Dinah and I, and both ob us had fallen into slumbahs. My dream were so peeuliah dat I got awake afore Dinah. Well, it were a funny dream, and I hope dat it will nebbah, nebbah come true.) Sambo. " iF Cant there’s much, Of truth there’s little In this old dreary world. In Science cant we find ; ' tis said History lacketh not. ’Tis hypocrites this cant diffuse In hollow mock’ry’s show. As critics would they swell and rage ’Fore human throngs below. Themselves write naught, Conceive no thought To gladden or delight, The hearts of those, who Toil and strive, new blossoms For to show. 132 Old, Yet NeW, ’’y ’HEN all the world and love were young, When truth was found ’neath all men’s tongue, When Grecian bards their lays had sung To Aphrodite’s praise. When shepherds led their flocks afield, And tuned their lutes by ’Terpe’s creed, When Zeplrrus moved the wildwood leaves Nigh Grecia’s lakes and streams. A shepherd passing fair and bold, His flock had led ’yond lion’s hold, Up maintains steep, ’cross verdant plain To vales that lay beyond. The day was old whilst night was young, Helios his course of day had run, Sweet Cynthia’s silvery sheen had come To bid her lord goodnight. The shepherd by a babbling stream, Himself sat down and ’gan to dream Of heroes, gods, and man’s sweet queen Whom Zeus had named woman. From out the stream uprose a form, Such beauty, splendor ne’er was born, Nor tresses dark as raven’s wing This side of earth’s wide portals. It came, besieged, possessed his heart, Nor asked leave of the shepherd lad, Called it her own for she was glad, And Love she called her name. At once he rose sent forth a strain, Which woodland, vale, and open plain, Caught up, embraced, flung back again Upon the morning breeze. For woman true, divinest man, In Nature’s law, and Nature’s plan, In love’s disguise his heart possest A day and e’en fore’er. 1 33 A Ring ot j irjokc. JIT HE work of the evening having been completed, my pipe A and I were enjoying a pleasant hour together. I began to muse upon the many things which presented themselves to my mind, in bright or sombre hue, only to be dismissed as uncere- moniously as they had appeared. In my musing I seemed to hear the dying notes of the church bells grow faint upon the morning air; a Sabbath hush pervaded all things. Methought I stood upon the principal street in that old town lost in wonderment at the death-like stillness which prevailed. Suddenly there was a stir, a moving together of the populace. I looked, and noticed that far up the street a body of men, robed in wigs and stoles of dark- est hue, were issuing from a rectangular building. Down the street they came with slow and measured tread; first was the mace-bearer, next a man who seemed the chiefest of them all, for his neck was encircled with a heavy chain of gold, followed by what seemed to be his chief men, who were in turn succeeded by a body of select citizens. They continued their march until they reached the doors of the Old Parish Church; immediately its bells rang forth a glad peal of welcome filling the air with their vibra- tions. Filled with curiosity by this strange scene I made my way into the church and was safely ensconsed in a seat whence I could both hear and see the service to advantage. The bells had ceased ringing ; the great organ broke forth in many a lofty strain, filling the sacred edifice with its voluminous sound awakening the echoes, which chased each other from pillar to to pillar, now meeting in the lofty dome only to disperse and return 134 again. The swelling notes of the “ Te Deum,” mingled with many other songs of praise and prayer, floated upwards to the throne of God as sweet incense. Rook, behold the venerable vicar, clad in his ministerial robes, ascends the pulpit stairs. He opens the Book and reads the words : ‘ ‘ The powers that be are ordained of God.” (Rom. XIII : I.) The moments fled quickly by as he earnestly and eloquently spoke of ordained power, its limits, its rights, its sanctity, its responsibility when legislating for the good and welfare of the commonwealth. He conclusively showed that to mete out justice to all men was the will of God, that bri- bery and maladministration of state affairs in any way was abhor- rent in His sight, and would receive its due reward. The multitude hung upon every word, and drank into their souls deep draughts of the waters of life. But at last the dis- course was ended. The sweet anthem of the choir had given the assembled worshippers a faint taste of what the heavenly music would be, the blessing had been invoked upon them. As they filed out of church the notes of the organ swelled to the tune of ” God Save the Queen !” Again the procession of men wended its way back to the building whence it came. The church was empty, yet I stood there wrapt in wonderment as to what the ceremonies of the day could mean. Why were these men thus robed ? Why had the vicar preached so earnestly on ordained power and its significance? Then a door opened. The venerable man of God came forth ; to him I put the fore- going question. He said, “ This is Mayor’s Day ; the newly elected Mayor, together with the aldermen and town councillors, attend service in a body on the first Sunday after his election.” The ring of smoke now vanished and I put my pipe away. 135 Grossing tl?e Sea eventide the sun sunk low, The wavelets seethe on yonder shore, Struck my heart’s most mournful chord As I put out to sea. The sun sank slowly to his rest, Vanished behind the waves white crest, Unease there dwelt within my breast Riding o’er the sea. Lowering clouds trailed o’er the mast, To larboard, to starboard, fore and aft, This deep ' s leviathan was enwrapped Groping on the sea. Upheaves my breast as the sea’s ground swell, Striking my heart with a doleful knell, Who knows ! who dares ! who scarce can tell ! Of my voyage on the sea. Gloom hovers ’round banishing day, Low sinks the heart forgetting to pray, Hoping yet fearing that darkness may stay Keeping me out at sea. Hither and thither the storm-tossed barque, Plunging and creaking through endless dark, Bearing me onward from home afar Sailing o’er the sea. Parted the clouds, beamed forth a ray, Bespoke my port with coming day, Gone were my fears, and joyful my lay Finished my voyage on sea. 136 137 Ye er edicts. YE First Grande Sire, . Ye Second Grand Sire, Ye Third Grand Sire, . . E. H. KISTLER. W. PENN BARR. L. F. WEDDINGEN. MEMBERS OF YE ORDER. || E. H. Kistler, IN RE. JA. H. Klick, W. P. Barr, E. J. Keuling. Behler, IN PROSPECTU. Schindel, Schenck, fKillian, Xander, Gruber, Snyder, E., Miller, C., Lenker, Steckel. We forbear to expose the constitution for fear of receiving no new mem- bers. Promises to become a polygamist, t Originator of the order, t “The crouching vassal to the tyrant wife.” || The latest accession. % Dove seldom haunts the “breast where learning lies.” ( oprespopdepce ( ldb. Strodach, fSandt, Ulrich, Yetter, Beliler, Schmidt, A silent member for fear of his parents, t “Dearest : — Enclosed please find leggins.” Matthews, Henry, Gold. 139 140 IN FACULTATE. Dr. . First Term. N. T. Miller, IN COLLEGIO. Second Term. FIRST GRAND K. C. S. J. E. Sandt. SECOND GRAND K. C. S. E. P. Xander, J. M. Smeltzer. Leidy, Heldt, Spang, Ulrich, MEMBERS. Stine, Trexler, Stopp, Cooper, Kuhl, Seaman, Singinaster, Sieger, Beck, Felir. Tjie 3 acc ar }tes. “If on my theme I rightly think, There are five reasons why men drink. Good wine, a friend, because I’m dry, Or lest I should be by and by, Or any other reason why.” Schmidt Miller, N., Gable, Lentz, Killian, f Esterbrook, Spang, Xander, Fehr, Stine, t Gruhler, Strodach Advocates the revival of “ Bickel’s.” t Alias Kramlich. t Renowned for a new discovery, “ Nagel’s.” We are sorry to state that the entire Freshman Class is pledged for membership. I 4 2 rrfokii)g ( Uib. Gable, ||Miller, N., Spang, Sclimidt, fStrodach, Gruhler, Xander, JKline, fHartzell, A., Genszler, Snyder, W. J., Leidy. Swears every week to smoke no more, f Cigarettes exclusively. t Pipe twenty-four inches— in proportion to the man. 1 Keeps “Scrap " for bummers. 143 111 ) 11 ) 11)1 Lentz, Krapf, f Seaman, Gable, iStneltzer, §Kramlich. Schmidt, Stine, Takes a dive. Result — Electrolysis. f In his element. t Learned the act in his washbowl. § Frequents Little Lehigh only after dark. I44 Leidy, Miller, J., Miller, N. T., Spang, t Kramlicli, Steckel , Strodach, t Stopp, J., Trexler, || V. J. Bauer. Miller, N. — " ‘Doctor, my ear has lost its color.” Doctor. — “Just put a little snow on it.” foil ! How graceful. t Please, don’t . | Great was the fall thereof. 145 Poi)y ( lub. President, A. A. KILLIAN. Vice-President, . H. K. LANTZ. Secretary, . MORRIS SCHOFER. Treasurer, . JAY REED. Buyer, . FORLEY EBERT. MEMBERS. W. Schmidt, John Smeltzer, Daniel Artz, J. E. Sandt, John Stine, P. P. Gruber, P. A. Behler, Edgar A. Sieger, Geo. Erdman, Chas. Kistler, John Fegley, Harry Hehl. Plato Poet Gruber. Published by request. 146 y J NT I N C C L( q Principle Gam e—Cimex Ledularius. Schadt, Schofer, Erdman, Smeltzer, Genszler, Stettler, Kistler, Weaver, Killian. EXTRACTS FROM THE CONSTITUTION. “ No person is entitled to membership unless he has killed sixty -seven thousand.” “Any member found guilty of cruelty will be fined.” “ This aforesaid cruelty shall consist in administering strong liquors or arsenical poisoning.” “ Prizes awarded for the latest inventions in trapping.” 147 X e Batfyyllic lob Bauer, Miller, N., Lazarus, Snyder, W., Lantz, Leidy, Trexler, Strodach, Berk, Spang, Stein, Seaman. arrjassbs Becker, Miller, H., Lentz, Breinig, Genszler, Ulrich, Heldt, Schofer, Smeltzer, Artz, Costenbader, Erdman, Rex, Gruber, Heist, Lenker, Kopenhaver, Walter. 149 Sip ReVotirer’s of ttje Royal Rologi a Ebert, Yetter, Schmidt, Gable, Miller, C., Weaver, Snyder, Hehl, Kistler, Kauffman, Behler, Xander, Sandt, E., Fretz. ]V( i asses Killian, Trumbower, Kramlich, Miller, J., Henry, Bender, Matthews, Kopp, Fehr, Schofer, Beck, Smeltzer, Koch, Kopenhaver. I 5 I TREMONT HOUSE, LANSDALE, PA., JANUARY 18. 1895. MENU. Oysters on Half Shell. Consomme Asparagus. Green Turtle. St. Bordeaux. Olives. Salted Almonds. Celery. Boiled Leg of Southdown Mutton— Caper Sauce. Oyster Patties — a la Maryland. Stewed Terrapin — a la Virginia. Sweet Bread — Larded — Aux Petits Pois. Leg of Antelope. Haunch of Venison. Young Turkey Stuffed with Chestnuts. Falernian Punch — a la ’97. Cranberry Sauce. Lobster Salad — Mayonnaisse. Potatoes — Julienne. Sugar Corn. Green Peas. Brown Sweet Potatoes. Water Cress. Apple Tarts. Mince Pie. Fruit Cake. Assorted Kisses. Butter and Almond Macaroons. Cognac Brandy. Imported Sherry. English Plum Pudding— Brandy and Hard Sauce. Panache Ice Cream. Strawberries. Assorted Fruits. Layer Raisins. Confections. Assorted Nuts. Pineapple. Edam and Bickel’s Cheese. Tea. Coffee. Cigars. Cigarettes. 152 Chocolate. TfoSstS “ Let us have wine, women, mirth, and laughter, Sermons and soda water the day after.” Toast Master , Franklin K. Fretz. Class of ’97, “ When can their glory fade.” 1 Our Banquet,” ..... Francis F. Miller. “ Nunc est bibendum.” ‘ The Cane; Rush,” ..... C. J. Everett. “ We have met the enemy and they are ours.” ‘ The Freshmen, ” ..... A. C. Schenck. ‘‘Where ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise.” ‘ Our Livy Play,” ..... John F. Stine. 11 Time cannot wither it. ” ‘The Juniors,” ..... John H. Sykes. “ Full many a flower is born to blush unseen.” ‘ Our Sleigh-Ride,” . . . . . W. I. Gold. “ It is not to be forgotten.” ‘The Ladies,” ...... John W. H. Miller. “ Touch her not scornfully.” ‘Our New Men,” ...... G. F. Kuhl. “ To be or not to be, that is the question.” ‘ The Class Colors,” ..... W. H. Fehr. “ None but themselves can be their parallel.” ‘ The Authorities,” ..... Ira O. Nothstein. ‘‘Unwept, unhonored, and unsung.” ‘ The Class Song,” .... Christian C. Miller. “ Thee the voice, the dance obey, Tempered to thy warbled lay.” “ Nu?ic pede libero pulsanda ullus. " Committee : Franklin K. Fretz, Chairman. J. W. H. Miller. G. F. Kuhl. 53 T 54 H. P. MiixER, Proprietor. W. M. Weaver, F. K. Fretz, W. S. Heist, REGISTER. J. M. Smeltzer, J. B. Gery, V. J. Becker, W. J. Schmidt, G. B. Matthews, J. P. Walter. A charitable institution for the benefit of students whose rooms are io° or lower. P. T. Trumbower, Fred. K. Krapf, W. I. Gold, Temporary barracks during the blizzard of ’95. L. D. Gable, W. H. Felir, W. J. Seiberling. 4 otel (xilead. David C. Kauffman, Willoughby F. Rex, Charles G. Beck, Edwin L. Kistler. They are all Freshmen, therefore let them pass. 155 G. F. Kuhl. E. T. Laubach. W. M. Weaver. F. F. Miller. J. M. Yetter. G. I. Lenker. P. McKnight. . Kopenhaver. W. Iv Fisher. W. I. Gold. H. K. Lautz. A. C. Schenck. A. S. Hartzell. W. E. Steekel. F. Gruhler. P. Z. Strodach. M. U. Reiuhard. (jkre Uib President, . Vice-Pres i DENT, Business Manager, Conductor, OFFICERS. WILLIAM M. WEAVER. . MILTON U. REINHARD. WILLIAM I. GOLD. HARRY K. LANTZ. MEMBERS. First Tenors, E. T. Laubach, Paul McKnight, John M. Yetter, Alfred S. Hartzell. Second Tenors, William I. Gold, Paul Z. Strodach, George I. Lenker, William E. Steckel. First Bass, William M. Kopenhaver, George F. Kuhl, William K. Fisher, Francis F. Miller. Second Bass, Frederick Gruliler, Milton U. Reinliard, William M. Weaver, Archibald C. Selienck. 158 ORGANIST, Harry K. Lantz. MEMBERS. E. E. Snyder, ’95, P. Z. Strodach, ’96, A. S. Hartzell, ’97, E. H. Kistler, ’95, S. A. B. Stopp, ’96, W. F. Heldt, ’97, H. P. Miller, ’95, W. I. Gold, ’97, G. I. Eenker, ’98, G. F. Erdman, ’98. 159 ii arjstyirje’ Octette. Ellis, Miller, F., Genszler, Gruhler, Yetter, Miller, C., Kramlich, Weaver. Principal fort, “Sunshine” — also changed to suit the occasion. All have base voices. Members high up in life— on fourth floor. Grand Baggage Sdinger, . EENTZ. ASSISTANT BAGGAGE SLINGERS. Genszler, Snyder, E., Weaver, Miller, H., Held, Xander. CHARTER MEMBERS. fKillian, fSandt, The object of this club is to furnish poor young inen with transportation for their worldly goods to the realms where Cupid reigns supreme. Principal baggage carried— trunks. An experienced hand. | Otherwise, “The Muhlenberg Philanthropic Club.” f Passive member. 160 FOOT- BALL TEAM. © oot-ball Tel eaii}. Fred. G. Kuhl, Manager. George T. Spang, Captain. Centre , Edgar P. Xander. Left Guard , J. Fred. Kramlich. Z. 2 Tackle , Wm. I. Gold, Left End , O. R. B. Leidy. Right Guard , Milton U. Reinhard. Right Tackle , John F. Stine. Right End , Wm. H. Steinbicker. Quarter , Geo. T. Spang. Zi? 7 Half Right Halj , John W. H. Miller. C. D. Seaman. Full-Back , Paul Z. Strodacli. Substitutes , Fehr, Heldt, Walter, Matitz. 163 prep. Jfoot-ball Paul McKnight, Manager. Right End, Nathan Fritch. Left End, H. P. Miller. Right Tackle, Luther Fritch. Left Tackle, Peter S. Trumb jwer. Right Guard , Left Guard, William S. Peter. Willoughby F Rex. Center , George J. Case. Right Half-Rack, P ' red. Gruhler, Capt. Left Half-Back, Charles H. Reagle. Quarter-Back, Raynard K. Hartzell. Full-Back , Harry E. Strauss. Substitutes, Ross, Seiberling, Kopp, and Kleckner. 164 I. Klick. G. W. Genszler. J. F. Kraralich. W. Penn Barr. D. L. Ulrich. . A. Trexler. Edwin Kistler. O. R. B. Eeidy. W. H. Steinbicker. F. F. Miller. Geo. Kressley. J. B. Gery. V) ase-ball f hib. J. Fred. Ktatnlich, Manager. O. R. B. Leidy, p. and captain. W. Penn Barr, c., Geo. Kressly, s.s., J. A. Trexler, ib., Edwin Kistler, 2b., I). L. Ulrich, 3b. G. W. Genszler, r.f., W. H. Steinbicker, 1. f. , I. Klick, c.f. Substitutes , Gen- and Miller. 166 Miller, N., c. and captain, Kistler, E., 1 1 . , Ellis, p., Snyder, E., 3I: Miller, H., r.f., Lazarus, 2b., Stopp, s.s., I ' auer, l.f., Sandt, c.f. y urfiorJ irie Steinbicker, ib., Cooper, r.f. , Barr, c., Spang, p. and captain, Leidy, p. , Slough, 3b. U lrich, 2b., Kramlich, r.f. Strodach, s.s., Breinig, l.f. , 167 oplp ipore J ipe. Kline, c. and captain, Heldt, p., Trexler, ib., Schenck, 3b., Stine, s.s., Sykes, 2b., Kuhl, r.f.. Miller, F., r.f., Klick, I., c.f. J resl}ipap n e. Eggert c. and captain, Laubach, p., Kbppinger, ib., Costenbader, 3b., Kressly, s.s., Kistler, 2b., Lenker, r.f., Repass, l.f. , Gery, c.f. 168 a sc- ball ( Uib. H. P. Miller, Manager. Fred. Gruliler, c., Paul McKnight, p., G. J. Case, ib., H. E. Strauss, 2b., W. P. Ross, 3b., F. N. Fritch, s.s., W. A. Pollock, r.f. , P. S. Trumbower, l.f. , L. W. Fritch, c.f. Substitutes , Hartzell, Kleckner, Peter. 169 4 (jag jjepartipent. Edited by SAMUEL H. HENRY AND JOHN M. YETTER. Wl)o is It? W H ° walks about with head in air? Who, that he knows it all, would swear? Who takes most room upon the stairs ? The answer comes from far away, The Senior. Who is the man so bold and free ? Whose noble work is this you see ? Who made this book for you and me ? The Zephyrs whisper soft and low, The Junior. Who makes the racket in the hall ? Who digs for Freshmen dire pit-falls? Who answers Senior’s becks and calls? To him, who cares to know, we cry, The Sophomore. Who is the youngster, fresh and green ? Who daren’t be heard, but only seen? Who is the boy of childish mien ? The prof., who once was there himself, replies, The Freshman. 172 ( aotatiorjs I.EIDY : “ Much ado about nothing.” “ He aisy and free when you’re drinking wid me, For I’m a man you don ' t meet every day.” SCHINDEE : “ He is more than over his shoes in love.” Matthews • I know I’m not popular among the students, U erich : But I’ve a very high reputation with the Faculty. “ Sweet Auburn, loveliest village of the plain.” Kileian : “ I can not hide what I am.” Dr. G. T. E.— : “ He was a tight, brisk little man, with the air of an arrant old bachelor.” Ebert : “He is, in short, an odd mixture of small shrewdness, and simple credulity.” Everett : He stands a giant in the strength of his class, fierce and bold. Spang : Tell me not in mournful numbers, Marriage is an empty dream, And girls are not what they seem. Lazarus : “ I love not man the less, but woman more.” 173 Miller, C. C. 11 1 never felt the kiss of love, Nor maiden’s hand in mine.” Gold : “ With legs and arms he worked his course, Like rider that outgoes his horse. " Gruber : “ I’m not a man of years, but a man of some reflection.” Behler • “ My love is as sweet as a cake ; As strong as New England or Gin. " Kramlich : “ He can dress, dance, and bow to the ladies with grace. COSTENBADER : “ By water shall he die, and take his end.” Fehr : “ Methought I heard a voice cry, ‘ Sleep no more.’ ” Gable : Although much famed for fishing, he never fished a fish. Breinig : Drinking habits bring this man Too often to his beer. GruhlER : “ For thy sake, Tobacco, I would do anything but die. Gery : “ Never sigh, when you can sing ; But laugh, like me, at everything.” Xander : “ He hitches his steeds to the leaves of his book.” Stine : 11 1 often wish the night had borne my breath away.” J 74 ProVc rbs. 1. Pedagogy profiteth much : but Calculus maketli a man Tired. 2. A talebearer is a friend to authority : but students love him that is silent. 3. Trifle not with dead men’s bones : but have thy walk with the living. 4. Dirt in the halls is an abomination to the janitor : but bugs in thy bed are as a charm to thy sleep. 5. Ye shall call upon me, but I will not recite ; ye shall give me a goose egg, and I shall flunk out. 6. Scipio deligliteth in calisthenics : but Wacky presses bricks. 7. Smoking is an evil in the sight of Johnny : but Matty lovetli a rank cigar. 8. Whosoever goeth not to chapel, stayeth out. 9. He who worketh in the Lab. stealeth test tubes : but he who useth horses robs his brain. 10. He who wrote these proverbs did a goodly work : but he w T ho readeth them is foolish. 176 , 13ei ber 3Jad)t roenn’3 firtfter ift. " JN the night when all was dark Not a Soph, around we marked ; Freshmen we, though green may be, Gery, Walter, and Kleppie, We must try some plan to get, Fretz’s room we must upset. In the night when all was dark, When the Sophs, were on their lark, In their rooms, with steps quite faint, Went we Freshmen with our paint ; Chairs and trunks we’ll all besmear, Don ' t green paint make them look queer. Doctor Seip, we know, is out, Scliofer, though, may be about. In the night when all was dark Not a Soph, around we mark ; Down in forty-eight we’ll try To entrap him on the sly. Then the Sophies’ hats we’ll take Though a rumpus it may make, And their coats and canes we’ll steal Though to Seip we know they’ll squeal. 177 Stine and Everett think they’re strong, But we’ll prove that they are wrong. In the night when all was dark And the Sophs, were on their lark, Schofer’s lock we quick did break And shut him into forty-eight. Heldt was nowhere to be seen, So his trunk we painted green. Thus we did it on the sly When the Sophies were not nigh. Scliofer can’t be watching now, There’s no danger anyhow. If he shall by us be seen We will paint his red hair green. All their rooms thus got a share ; Now, wise Sophs., with you we’re square. Come now, to our rooms retire, Listen to the Sophs, inquire, 1 Who did this? Oh ! Who did that ? ” ‘ Where’s my coat ? ” “ Stine, where’s my hat?” But they’ll not return so soon, Not until to-morrow noon, For their banquet, so they said, Closed at eight, then off to bed Bacchus, Sophies, all must go, For their host had ordered so. But the Sophs, were cross, ’twas said, For their host chased them to bed, And their toasts were all cut short So that they had but little sport. Bacchus soon gave up the fight, For he felt so cheap and light. Won’t it be a sight to see Schofer, Fretz, and Miller C. All the Sophs, may soon be seen Cleaning trunks all painted green. All our work is done first-rate, Now a yell for ’98. 178 TVS l s1 A b “ ' PRODUCTS OF OUR INCUBATOR 179 Grirls, (-l oosc yotir Partners! Elmer Snyder. Joe StOpp. Fred. KraMlich. Oren EEidy. Geo. SPang. “Allie” HaRtzell. Willie FEhr. Ira NoThstein. Johnny STine. Welly SnY der. Marion Weaver. Fritz KrApf. Joe SLough. Marvin KLeppinger. Davy KauFfman. Fred. SmeLtzer. Paul StrOdach. Wesley Wenner. Bernard REpass. George EEdman. Willie Steckle. 180 s i)s Vers to (7orrespoi)depts. Strodach. — I. Sorry to say that your book, which was published and so kindly advertised by the ’95 Ciarla, has proved a signal failure. 2. A man should be the best judge of when, where, and how to declare his love. Kauffman. — The “ Spritz ” club is able to cure somnambulism. Their treatment is simple. They administer the medicine once or twice, and then take a three week ' s vacation. Reference G. B. 71 . KisTrer, E. H. — We hope this will answer your query : “And still the wonder grew that one small head could carry all he knew.” HoTTENSTEIN. — We’ve never been in love nor united in the bonds of matrimony ; hence we are unable to say whether love comes before or after marriage. We refer you to Win. Penn Barr and E. H. Kistler. If they are unable to enlighten you, the “New York World ” may be able to satisfy your curiosity. REED. — 1. The lady who sent you the mitten as a valentine meant thereby that you should neither write nor call again. 2. We can hardly say who the sportiest man in college is, but are positive that the honor lies between you and Kramlich. The latter may have a slight advantage on account of his pasted hair. Leidy. — As to your skating, consult the “ Allentown Daily Leader dated January 17, 1S95. 181 Excerpts front (College Catalogue. (REVISED EDITION.) The Object of the Institution. The object of the institution is a thorough collegiate prepara- tion for professional cribbing and ponying ; a full and fair share of the time is also allotted to the studying of card games, such as “fan-tan,” “poker,” “faro,” and “ three-card monte. ” “More or less than this, it does not believe to pertain to a college education.” Location. The bui ldings of the institution are situated in the south- eastern part of the city, surrounded by 500 acres of ground devoted to the exclusive use of the neighboring property holders. It is five squares from the “station house,” two from the Trexler House, and only three squares from Bickel’s famous resort. It is so situated as to easily comply with the wants of the students. Government. It is that of an absolute monarch) " . The boys do, however, so conduct themselves, that The Right Noble, Grand, Honorable, Most High and Mighty , has but little advice to give, which is kindly administered. Reading Room. The Reading Room Association is formed for the express pur- pose of providing for Profs, and students a suitable room in which they may smoke rank cigars, and have a large time in general ; 182 discuss any topic from a cock fight, prize fight, or horse race to the most serious and interesting national issue of the day, even if it be a foot-ball game. Gymnasium. A large room, six by ten feet, on the ground floor, fitted up with new (?) and approved (?) apparatus. It is conducted by no one. It is open at no time. Once did exist. At one time was larger, but now in a decreasing geometrical progression it ap- proaches infinity. Rules. Throw your paper in the halls ; Throw your water out the window ; Strike your matches on the walls ; When you speak, swear like a Hindoo. Copy all your mathematics ; Horse your Latin and your Greek ; Study up your foot-ball tactics ; Visit Bickel’s thrice a week. Additional copies of this catalogue can be had upon applica- tion to any member of the Ciarla Board. 183 Tl c Trar k Ixipe ’XpwAS just last year, it happened here, A man too oft did go To see his friend, at eve, to spend A few short hours, you know. It happened so, as you may know ; He was a Junior then, So proud his look, he undertook To call on her again. His classmates they, the boys all say, Had quick devised a plan. “ His trunk,” they say, “ We’ll pack this day And send it to the man.” And when it came, “ Who is to blame?” His friend then answered quick — “ It is no use to act the goose, ’Tis but a college trick.” Before a year had passed, ’tis queer, Another tried, they say, This very act, though strange the fact, And got the selfsame pay. Thus we so place this as to face A picture, as you see, That any one who wishes fun, Should somewhat careful be. Of thee, thou dove, so deep in love, May Venus sweetly sing ; But don’t fall out and go and pout, For that’s another thing. To see a miss, they say, is bliss For these two college men, But ’tisn’t right, the eighteenth night, To call on her again. In Junior year, it doth appear, That some are apt to wonder, They do their part with all their heart, But often make a blunder. 185 ki kj Co S5 . eg P uj kj o 00 CO UJ CQ k (0 S -2 o Z rO d nd d d c 3 U t 3 C 3 d " o c 3 u u d bX ’’d d u o u bx) d d 5 S 13 ' d C 3 Ah k . • fl fc o 0 0 A C 3 A c 3 O ”0 S " d Oh V C 3 Co •d .d £ p u V Q. rr x 1 b » c n (V q=! »-rt dJ o o V rd d So bx) C 3 o3 £ 13 u ( } d a rd f - u a £ ' 3 Oh To be V u - D O S ' = (L) 1 C 3 A d L search of new stock. Knowing that the value of stock consists in authenticated evidence of their breeding, we furnish the pedigree of each animal. Black, no white ; i6j4 hands high ; is a fine rider, but addicted to the habit of throwin bO rP C 3 D U T5 cS CD bo 2 o ( 3 Z ° :P d X ‘c3 5 CL 2 O c Z « J! 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Stopp, J. — Sings in the choir. Breinig. — P lays , Well ! You know. Krameich. — P astes his hair down. Reinhard. — N othing. Stetteer. — Assists the Profs. Xander. — Quizzes the Profs. Everett. — Profs, can ' t find out. Kopenhaver. — Practices hypnotism and palmistry. Schofer. — Tutors Smeltzer. Seiger. — C hews tobacco. Artz. — Assists Breinig. Gruber — Steals the paint. Kleppinger. — Nobody knows. Gery. — Steals overcoats and hats. Reed. — Sports. (?) Weaver. — Goes to the theatre. Kisteer, E. E. — " Er spielt die Geik. ' ' Kuhe. — Visits Bickel’s. 188 THE SHUTTER BRIGADE “Tins is tlje ‘J Jotise tljat Jack Place : Noplace, near Muhlenberg. Statistics : Reputation : Tremendous. Size : Big enough for all it holds. Built-. 1895. Made of air. Fully insured. Now, this is a very peculiar house, and in it we find much both of a peculiar and curious nature. The only people dwell- ing in it are a most wonderful trio of tradesmen. A cooper , not an ordinary fellow, but a sort of “Jack at all trades,’’ for he is known to have put a straw-roof on a house and then tried to cover it with shindels. He also makes matches (I mean sulphur ones) and barrels in which to put that famous " punch, " en- tirely new brand, 1896. A tailor, or German schncider, and a weaver made up this wonderful trio. “ Wonderful in more than one way They are most oddly constituted. ” Did you ever hear of men eating breintfg) or g recce ? Well, these fellows do, and these are the only supplies kept in the home. Now, of course, these provisions run out at times, and the shops have more than one way through which they make money. And this is how they do it. They have an old curiosity shop and menagerie attached to this house, and it is well worth the price of admission to go through it. What do you suppose they have in it ? Here are a few extracts from their printed catalogue: “Such wonderful things as a hot(ten) stein, always at the same temper- ature, o ° ; an old, broken-up lance ; a wax figure of the greatest anarchist of the age, Xander ; and a picture of the man with a clean-heart , a rein-hart , which is white-washed, and may be found on the right side of the entrance. ” Now, are not these most won- derful things? Now we will go to the menagerie. In the first cage I found the bear family, two old bears and tzvo cubs. Then I saw a little duck, running around loose, with a tag around its neck upon which was the name gensel ; very appropriate. It was very cute. Such a house, filled with so many valuable treasures, must needs have some protection, and so the schneider , during some of his leisure moments, dug a slough around it, and the cooper built a number of bridges over it. Doubtless you think that this “ Jack ” has built an incomplete house ; but no, he has not. I have only told you of a few of the very interesting parts of it. Yet there are others. “Jack.” Palmistry, horoscopes, f fyrepology. FORTUNES AND DESTINIES DEPICTED WITH GREAT REALITY BY OUR “ WIZARD,” PROP. WILLIAM KOPEN HAVER. 192 Hasl7. Funny, isn’t it ? Please laugh. The latest in foot-ball at Muhlenberg: An Electr( a)ical touchdown. Score 2 to i. The lights which make darkness visible are the kind H. P. Miller pre- fers when calling on his best girl. Dr. W. to Hotty : “ Haben Sie eine Herzliebste ? ” Hotty : “ Nein-a. " A young lady to Stine : “ Now, Tchon, kom wonct here.” Dr. B. to Scliindel (in chemistry)-. “What do you know of Mn3C 4? ” Schindel : “ It is the symbol of the Hausman family.” Dr. G. to Snyder, E. E. (in Latin)-. “ Please give genitive and locative of Indus. " Snyder: “Genitive, ludy ; locative, Feasterville, Pa.” Killian (at the door)-. “ Are you really sure that Miss isn’t at home?” Servant : “If you doubt my word, I’ll ask her to come down. She can inform you that she herself told me to say so.” “ Turned down again,” exclaims the gas, as Ellis calls. Dr. Seip to Weaver: “ Who was Achilles ? ” Weaver: “Achilles was the son of Zeus as father, and Peleus as mother.” A young lady, on receiving a program at ’97 Livy cremation, innocently asked her escort, “ Is this a composite picture of ’97 ? ” Prof, in History to Trexler, S.: “Did Martin Luther die a natural death ? ” Trexler : “ No ; he was excommunicated by a bull.” Bauer ’95, who is in love with a very fleshy young lady, declares that he is infatuated. 194 “ Oh ! so you are the new girl,” said Schenk to the pretty waiter at the boarding-house ; “ and what name shall we call you ? ” ‘‘ Pearl,” was the curt reply. “Oh,” said Archie, “ are you the Pearl of great price?” “ No,” came the quick reply, “ I am the Pearl cast before swine.” Dr. R. to Lantz : “ What number is phenomena? ” Lantz : “Singular.” Dr. R.: “ Humph, that is singular.” Kleppinger to Dr. W : “ What is the difference between a pony and a horse ? ’ ’ Dr. W. : “ A pony is for Freshmen and a horse for Sophomores.” Miller, N. ( to boys throwing 1 ‘ Hoboken dumplens ' ’ through hall) : “Cheese your racket, my foot’s asleep.” Strodach to Dr. W : “I am going to talk to the golden calf, doctor.” Dr. W. : “ Then you’ll have to talk into the looking-glass.” 95 95 ' S TYPICAL MAN. AB Fief f etrospectiop. J 1 THE first annual, issued by the students of Muhlenberg Col- A lege, made its appearance in the year 1883, when the “ Sou- venir” was published by the secret societies. For nine years after that first attempt, a college annual was a thing unknown to Muh- lenberg. The excellent volume, published by the Class of ’93, is still fresh in the memory of those interested in our college, as are also those issued in subsequent years. But there are, perhaps, not so many who recollect the maiden attempt of the students of Muh- lenberg at presenting an annual to the public ; and it is for this reason that parts of it are reproduced here. The drawing is the work of Mr. J. A. Schadt, ’81, who is now cartoonist for the Philadelphia Times. The line cuts made from these drawings have been preserved by Mr. Ira Wise, ’84, of Allentown, and it is through the kindness of the latter that we are permitted to repro- duce them. 197 f xtapt ( )lass (Juts. 198 1 99 GLEE CLUB OF ' 83. 200 STARVATION CLUB. 201 MISSIONARY SOCIETY. T eippcrapce Society. F. F. Fry, President. E. M. Young, Vice-President. Chas. Jeffrys, Corresponding Sec ' y. Harry Weaver, Treasurer. E. F. Krauss, Bootblack. J. H. Ritter, Organist. Wm. Weicksel, Recording Secretary. E. T. Kretchmann, Janitor. W. J. Fink, Chaplain. Sam. Weiskotten, H2O Carrier. Wm. Zuber, Lecturer. Committee to see that they do not miss a beer , O. E. Pflueger, W. A. Sadtler, N. F. Schmidt. 202 Gbeese ai)d Pretzel f)oys. Lititz Pretzels Everytime. A. M. Weber, F. M. Fhinger.t E. A. Yehl, E. E. J. O. Schlenker, A. B. Erb.f C. E. Keck , Johnson, f J. J. Snyder, J J. L. Swarz,J R. M. Smith, f F. E. Lewis , % C. J. Schaadt.J Iyiniburger cheese and Nuding’s Bock, f Schweitzer cheese and Liberman’s Old Style. | Cottage cheese and Horlacher’s Bottled. Sniokir g (jdab. Schlenker smokes Johnson “ Lynch ‘ 1 Yehl Young “ Horne “ Graepp 1 1 Erb Brunner “ Lewis “ Snyder Schoener “ Smith Strawberry Blossoms. Green Peas. Panic. Mulberry Leaves. . Cabbage Stalks. Cent per pound. Not Anj’. Stumps. Somebody Else’s. On Tick. . Always Begged. Just Out. Sour Kraut 203 ‘plje (College ai d Irvin S. Uhler, Musical Director. Win. Weicksel, ..... Flute. F. A. Weicksel, ...... . Piccolo. John H. Waidelich, ..... . X-Flat Fish Horn. Wm. T. Zuber, ...... Dental Instrument. Francis Kayser, ..... . Philosophic Horn. John J. Kline, ...... Horn of Beauty. E. A. Yehl, ...... Snare Drum. W. A. Sadtler, ...... Cymbals. W. E. Platt, ...... . Bass Drum. J. J. Reitz, Soloist, ..... . Conch. This band is under the leadership of the Weicksel Brothers, who are renowned the world over for their musical talent. They can he heard every day, Sunday included, from the front campus, blowing their harmonious discords from 6 A.M. to 12 P.M. Prof. Reitz, the famous couch soloist, has never been excelled. During the Sophomore year the Faculty granted him a three weeks’ vacation, in order that he might travel through the neighbor- ing counties and display his wonderful talent. All parties desiring good music during the summer season should secure this band at once. This organization was founded on a strictly moral basis, and will not play at beer saloons. Terms moderate, but cash. The Happy Trio. F. E. Lewis, ..... H. C. Woolever, . . . . J. L. Swartz, .... B. N. — Fem. Sem. serenading a specialty. Soprano. Basso Profundo. Banjo Picker. 204 • ? Iijclex to Advertisements Page. Allen Ginter, cigars, etc., ...... i Underwood Underwood, stereoscopes, etc., ... i Hotel Allen, ........ i Columbia Typewriting Co., . . . . . 2,3 Prof. W. A. Weidner, oculist, ...... 4 J. M. Davis, stereoscopes, etc., ..... 4 Allentown National Bank, ...... 4 Uehigh Valley Furnishing Co., ..... 4 Allentown College for Women, ..... 5 Wasser, Haring Co., clothing, ..... 5 Faust Sterner, jewelry, etc., ...... 5 Peters Jacoby, ice cream parlors, ..... 5 Koch Shankweiler, clothing, ...... 6 W. H. Appel, jewelry, ...... 6 Kramer’s Music Store, ....... 6 Van Horn Co., costumers, ...... 7 K. H. Wetherhold, jeweler, ...... 7 G. C. Merrian, Webster’s Dictionary, .... 7 Lovell Arms Co. , bicycles, etc., ...... 8 A. J. Reichard, wall paper, etc., ..... 9 Anewalt Bros., hats, caps, etc., ...... 9 E. C. Smoyer, coal, grain, etc., ..... 9 John Bowen, grocer, ....... 9 A. J. Lohrman, clothing, ...... 10 Miller Schaffer, boots and shoes, ..... 10 Millersville Normal School, ...... 10 W. J. Frederick Bro., clothing, etc., . . . . .10 Dodd, Mead Co., encyclopaedias, . . . . . 11 Diehl’s Book Store, . . . . . . .12 E. Keller Son, jewelers, . . . . . . 12 Globe Warehouse, drygoods, etc., . . . . .12 Dr. Howard Seip, dentist, ...... 13 Troy Laundry, ........ 13 207 Page. Shankweiler Lehr, clothing, ..... 13 Koch, Haas Keck, boots and shoes, . . . . .13 Shafer’s Book Store, ....... 14 Helfrich, Weaver Co., furniture, .... .14 Kline Bro., hats, trunks, etc., ..... 14 J. H. Massey, jeweler, ....... 14 M. S. Young Co., hardware, etc., . . . . . 15 C. A. Dorney Co., furniture, ...... 15 Breinig Bachman, clothing, etc., ..... 15 Allentown Manufacturing Co., paints and oils, . . . .16 A. J. Reach Co., sporting goods, ..... 17 The Muhlenberg, . . . . . . . .18 Dr. O. H. Uhler, dentist, ...... 19 H. S. Stabler, shoemaker, . . , . . .19 Shimer Co., carpets, . . . . . . 19 Grim, the barber, ........ 19 Dr. Flexer, dentist, ....... 19 H. H. Herbst, M.D., . . . . . .19 Faar, Haas Co., boots and shoes, ..... 19 James L. Schadt, District Attorney, . . .19 B. Bierstadt, lithographer, ...... 20 Allen Laundry, ........ 20 Augustus Weber, druggist, ...... 20 Albany Dental Association, ...... 20 Crosscup West, engravers, etc., . . . . . 21 Huston, Ashmead, Wilson Co., engravers, etc., . . . .22 Lohrman, the photographer, ...... 22 Lindenmuth, the photographer, ...... 23 Lewis Dreka, engraver, ...... 24 Simons, Bros. Co., jewelry, etc., . . . . .24 Lutherville Seminary, ....... 25 W. Bair, barber, ........ 25 Keystone State Normal School, ..... 25 Irwin College, ........ 26 Stiles’s Book Store, ....... 26 G. C. Ashbach, musical instruments, . . . .26 Muhlenberg College, ....... 27 Berkemeyer, Bechtel Co., printing and binding, . . .28, 29 J. J. Lack Son, clothing, ...... 29 Hammond Typewriter, ....... 30 208 A Business for Students. Many students make their entire year’s expenses working during vacation with our remarkable and beautiful stereoscopic photographs, and graduate with money on interest . Students wishing a profitable and interesting business, which recjuires little capital, should not fail to investigate by sending for full particulars and our beautiful illustrated circular. We take pleasure in notifying our old salesmen that we have just purchased the late George Barker’s life-work, consisting of about 3,000 negatives. Mr. Barker obtained on his photographs eleven first prize medals, including the Gold Medal from the Paris Ex- position of 1889, and the only diamond badge ever given by the International Photo- graphic Association. Our stereoscope this year is a marked advance over any that has been sold by agents heretofore ; it has decided patented improvements, which we control exclusively. We appreciate this beautiful new stereoscope, as well as the many gems that we have added to our already unparalleled series of views. Underwood Underwood, 14 Lafayette Place, NEW YORK CITY. — ♦JfRICHMOND-K — Struiglit Cut No. 1 CIGARETTES. Cigarette Smokers, who are willing to pay a little more than the price charged for the or- dinary trade Cigarettes, will find THIS BRAND superior to all others. These cigarettes are made from the brightest, most delicately flavored and highest cost Gold Leaf grown in Virginia. This is the Old and Original Brand of Straight Cut Cigarettes, and was brought out by 11s in the year 1875. Beware of Imitations, and observe that the firm name as below is on every package. ALLEN GINTER, The American Tobacco Company, Successor, Manufacturer, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA. HOTEL! ALibEH, Allentown, Pa. The largest and best equipped hotel hi the Lehigh ' Valley. Idas passenger elevator and first- class facilities. RATES $2.50 AND $ 3.00 PER DAY. Fine Restaurant Attached. ♦ ♦ ♦ 1 John J. Harris, Prop “BAR-LOCK” The riodern Writing Hachine. n BAR LOCK Visible Writing Typewriter. Does Age flean Merit? The Bar-Lock is not as old as some other machines. Neither are the other machines as old as a steel pen , nor the steel pen as old as a quill. New things repre- sent progress. It is the new automatic actions and the new. visible writing feature which induced the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia to award the John Scott medal to “ the most deserving . " FULL DETAILS OF ITS AUTOMATIC ITOVEMEMTS MAILED FREE. The Columbia Typewriter Hanufacturing Co., 116th St., Lenox and Fifth Aves., NEW YORK. 1227 Market Street, PHILADELPHIA, PA. iii Your Eye Sight is bad very bad. You have been doing nothing for it. It will be all right in a few days you argue. But it Might Get Worse Don’t you think you had better have your EYES attended to at once. It will pay you in the long run. Its our Business. IVe examine Eyes Free. Special pt ices to Students. Prof. W. A. WEIDNER, Scientific Optician , Room 1 , Breinig Bachman Building, City. SPECIAL to students. The finest line of original RETOUCHED STERE0FT1C0N VIEWS ever offered to agents. Remember that we have maintained in the courts the sole right to the sale of World’s Columbian Exposition, and Mid Winter Fair views. These popular views have been added to what was already an unparalleled selection of 20,000 superior subjects from all parts of the world, with an unsurpassed collection of comic, domestic, sentimental, childhood, hunting, etc. We also furnish the best Stereoscopes made, with French lens, folding or wood-screw handles. Any agent with energy can pay his way through college by selling these goods during vacations. For full information, address, JAMES M. DAVIES, At any of the following offices : 1015 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pa. Liverpool. England. Sydney, Australia. 320 Adelaide St., W. Toronto, Can. 1207 Dolman St., St. Louis, Mo. Berlin, German} ' . Robt. E- Wright, President. Capital and Surplus, $600,000. C. M. W. Keck, Cashier. Allentown National Bank, ALLENTOWN, I 3 A. Accounts of individuals and corporations received on favorable terms. Draw drafts direct on Europe. Investment securities for sale. R. E. Wright, William Herbst, William R. Lawfer, Alfred J. Martin, DIRECTORS. George O. Albright, Charles H. Johnson, John E- Lentz, Werner K. Ruhe, W. L. Williams. A. J. G. Dubbs, Milton Jordan, Abram W. Lerch, Jacob H. Saeger, Lehigh Valley Cash or Gradual Payments. FURNITURE, CARPETS, ETC. Furnishing 34 N. 7th Street, Allentown, Pa. IV Company Allentown College for Women, ALLENTOWN, PA. The oldest institution of the kind in the Reformed church. Located in one of the most beautiful and prosperous cities in Pennsylvania. Offers excellent advantages to ladies to obtain a thorough, liberal education in English, Classical and Scientific studies. Full course in Music and Art. A new laboratory. Free lectures. Able and experienced teachers in every department. Location unsurpassed for health and comfort. For catalogue, address REV. J. W. KNAPPEMBERCER, A. M, President. GO TO WASSER HARING For the latest styles and prices in —CLOTHING T3oth ready - mad.e or inade to order. N. W, Cor. Hamilton and Seventh Sts., - ALLENTOWN, PA. E. J. Faust. C. A. Sterner. FAUST STERNER , JEWELERS, Diamonds, Watches and 715 Fine Jewelry. Eyes Examined for all Errors of Refraction, Free of Charge. Hamilton Street, ALLENTOWN, PA. MEALS TO ORDER. Homelike Dining Rooms and Service, Ice Cream, Water Ices, and the Popular Ice Cream Soda Water (at 5c. per glass) all through the year. Largest assortment of Fancy Cakes for Weddings and Parties. Choice sealed Packages of Confections, just the thing for a gift to your friend. Orders for CUT FLOWERS FILLED at PETERS JACOBY, « DINING ROOMS and ICE CREAM PARLORS, Students, this is the place to bring your Lady Friend. 627 Hamilton Street. V Spring, 1895 Our line of Novelties embraces many New, Attractive and Exclusive Styles. Koch Shankweiler, LEADING CLOTHING AND GENTS’ FURNISHERS, Hotel Allen Building, Center Square, Allentown, Pa. WHICH IS IT Misplaced Confidence or Humbug? To pay elsewhere $8.00 to $20.00 for Spectacles, I sell from $3.50 to $6.00. W. H. APPEL, 619 HAMILTON ST., Jeweler and Optician. Allentown, Pa. THERE ARE OTHERS, But? Well, you all know that people will come where they can get the best Pianos and Organs at the lowest prices. That place is Fred F. Kramer s 544 HAMILTON ST., Allentown, Pa. Everything Musical at Bock Bottom Prices, Pianos and Organs sold on easiest Weekly or Monthly Payment Plan on earth. VI VAN HORN SON, 121 North Ninth Street, PHILADELPHIA, PA. . . . Makers and Designers of . . . Theatrical and Historical Costumes. Catalogues Furnished on Application. Send for Estimates - — — E. H. WETHERHOLD, JEWELER V 738 Hamilton Street, = = Allentown, Pa. iliVebster’s International Grand For Ready Reference In Office, School, or Home. Dictionary] A College President writes: “For ease with] which the eye finds the word sought, for accuracy! of definition, for effective methods in indicating! pronunciation, for terse yet comprehensive state- ! ments of facts, and for practical use as a working] dictionary, ‘Webster’s International’ excels any] other single volume.” Ilfiif Tlie diacritical marks f or indicating the sounds of letters are so plain and intelligible 1 as to be easily understood by old and young. Nearly all schoolbooks use them. “It is The One Great Standard Authority . . the perfection of dictionaries;” so writes Justice Brewer of the United States Supreme Court, who voices the general sentiment. X jjfojgg Send for free pamphlet containing specimen pages, illustrations, etc. WEBSTER’S G. C. Merriam Co., Publishers, ( INTERNATIONAL J Springfield, Mass., XT. S. A. DICTIONMY , UUP Do not buy cheap photographic reprints of old Webster dictionaries. VI! Lovell Diamond Cycles ATTRACTIVE. POPULAR. SUBSTANTIAL. tGarranted In even? particular. Guaranteed to ciivc Satisfaction. Ladies’ Light Roadster, weight 34 lbs. Gents’ Light Roadster, weight zz lbs. ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE SENT FREE UPOIT APPLICATION. Agents Wanted in all Unoccupied Territory. CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED. Our line is unsurpassed and the range of prices enables every one to buy a good first- class, as well as serviceable mount. John P. Lovell Arms Co., BOSTON, MASS. 147 Washington St. viii 131 Broad St. Latest Styles and Designs in Papers and Mouldings. The X. V chat A 246 N. Seventh St., ALLENTOWN, PA. ANEWALT BROS., Dealers in Hats. C a 1 s and Kurs, 615 Hamilton Street, ALLENTOWN, PA. EDWIN C. SMOYER, Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Coal, Grain, Hlour, Heed, €Uc., Fourth and Gordon Streets, Pillsbury Flour a Specialty. „ ALLENTOWN, PA. JOHN BOWEN , Wholesale and Retail Dealer in ROCERIES.te, 809 and 811 Hamilton Street, ALLENTOWN, F»A. EAGLE CLOTHING HALL. ALFRED J. LOHRHAN, Manufacturer of MEN’S, BOVS’ » CHILDREN’S CLOTHING, 6i8 HAMILTON STREET, ALLENTOWN, PA. Miller Schaffer’s Popular Shoe: Stork, 723 HAMILTON STREET, Custom Work and Repairing will receive our Careful Attention. ALLENTOWN r PA. Students trade Solicited. First Pennsylvania State Normal School, MILLERSVILLE, JPA. « — E. ORAM LVTE, Prncipal. The first State Training School for teachers in Pennsylvania. The oldest and best equipped Normal School in the State. The largest and most valuable Normal School property in the United States. Large faculty of skilled instructors. Students admitted at any time. For catalogue and full particulars address the Principal. W. J. Frederick Bros., Clothiers «?± Furnishers. Made to order work warranted to fit. SPECIAL LINES OF FINE NECKWEAR. 816 Hamilton Street, = = Allentown, Pa. x The International C. rr nna H i f Officially adopted for use in the schools of New York and Chicago. Sample pages, with Maps, Colored Illustrations, etc., sent on application to DODD, MEAD COMPANY, 5th Ave., Cor. 21st Street, = NEW YORK. xi Diehl’s Book Headquarters of the Lehigh Valley. Text books for schools and colleges. Merchandise and Office Stationery. Artists’ Material. Leather and Glass Goods. Largest Variety, Lowest Prices. 732 HAMILTON ST, C) —ALLENTOWN, PA. J When looking for . Dry Goods TRY THE Globe Warehouse, ALLENTOWN, PA. XU mottmti S. D EN TIST , T ▼ ▼ » Cor. Fifth and Walnut Sts., Allentown, Pa. • • • Troy Steam Laundry, • • • COR. HALL AND COURT STREETS, ALLENTOWN, PA. All Rills must be paid on delivery of goods. Goods called for and delivered. Lace Curtains a specialty. Special prices for goods to be delivered within z hours. BEST LAUNDRY IN LEHIGH VALLEY. SHANKWEILER LEHR, Fi ne Cloth ing and Furnis hing s, 643 HAMILTON STREET, One Door East of Hotel Allen. Allentown, Pa. KOCH, HAAS KECK, The largest and cheapest line of Boots and Shoes, . — EVER EXHIBITED. 805 Hamilton Street, Call and be convinced. 2 doors above Cross Keys Hotel. xiii The heading, Largest And Lowest Price . . s=--Q=s | N v ' S ' i ' C ' BOOK AND STATIONERY STORE. Artist, wax and paper flower materials, Crayons, Bronzes, etc. Fine Plush, Feather and Celluloid Goods, Miscellaneous Literature, Sunday School Supplies, Blank Books, School and College Text Books. The only place you find a large and complete assortment. Shafer’s Popular Book Store, 33 North Seventh Street, Allentown, Pa. HELFRKH, WEAVER r C2., House and ©ffice Furniture, 734 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. KLINE BRO., Hats, Caps, Straou Goods, TRUNKS, BAGS AND UMBRELLAS, 605 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. J. II. MASSEY, 625 Hamilton Street, [ Watches, Clocks, ALLENTOWN , PA. Opposite German Reformed Church. -AND- JEWELRY, XIV We Have Everything you require in the Furni- ture Line. We Want Your money in exchange for its value. We Will Guarantee you the Lowest Prices. We Welcome You to our Warerooms to examine our Stock. C. fl. Dotmey pUEnitUEC Co. The Fashionable CLOTHIERS, BRE1NIG BACHMAN, Popular priced Clothing and Gentlemen’s Furnishing Goods. We court inspection from the most critical trade. SUITS IF YOU HAVE THEM FROM US, THEY’RE RIGHT. BREINIG BACHMAN, 6th ancl Hamilton Streets, Allentown, Pa. xv BREINIG’S Ready =nixed Paints. SAMPLES OF SHADES taken from our sample circular of 52 well selected shades which will be furnished free on application. A Strictly Purs Linseed Oil Paint. Endorsed by prominent painters, architects and influential property holders. Muhlenberg College is painted with it. The Allentown Court House, painted with it 1 3 years ago, is in good condition yet. Rev. J. D. Schindel’s residence showes its beauty. Prominent buildings throughout the United States testify to its merits. )ggg“ Ask your dealer for it and specify it in your con- tracts. MANUFACTURED BY The Allentown Manufacturing Co., ALLENTOWN, PA. xvi Reach’s B ase B a Qoods ARE THE BEST. The Reach American Association Ball Waf IS The “ Reach Special” Catchers’ Mitts made either of Buckskin or Calfskin, with Patent Lacing and Deep Pocket, $7.80 each. Other grades of Reach Mitts down to 2Sc. each. Send to Tulip and Palmer Streets, Philadelphia, Pa., for the Reach Illustrated Catalogue. xvii The Muhlenberg is a monthly journal conducted and supported by the literary societies of Muhlenberg College. In addition to the Personal, Local and Inter-Collegiate Columns, it con- tainsliterary productions intended to cultivate a desire for matter of a higher order among subscribers. We solicit the patronage of the friends of the institution at large, assuring them that in no other way can they better acquaint themselves with Muhlenberg College and her proceedings. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, $1.00 PER YEAR. The Muhlenberg, ALLENTOWN, PA. xviii DR. 0 . H. UHLER. DENTIST, Office Hours: c oa lit i t»h t io S. Seventh ot., 8 A. M. to 12.30 P. M. ' ’ 2 to 5.30 P. M. ALLENTOWN, PA. -Two doors below 2nd National Bank. I I. S. STAHLER, BOOT AND SHOE HAKER, Second Floor, - - 714 Hamilton Street, If you want a fine, well-fitting, and well- made Boot or Shoe, manufactured of good material, go to Allentown’s Artist Shoemaker — W STAHLER, r-i- Prices reasonable, work durable, material the best, and fit warranted. Repairing neatly and artistically as well as promptly done. SHIMER CO., Wholesale and . Retail Dealers in Carpets, Oil Cloth, c., 609 Hamilton Street, F. H. GRIM, Tlie Barber, 609 Hamilton Street, (Second Floor.) Hair Singeing . . , , .. , . . A Specialty. ALLENTOWN, PA. R. J. FLEXER, D. D. S., m. eKerGert oR ' c t GaI ' , . AL, I - jOentist, 28 North Fifth Streft. 737 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. ALLENTOWN, PA. FIK, UMJ If C©o B Law Offices of L ar S£5t £l o £tor JAS. L. SCHAADT, H Ii tt Valley, District Attorney for Lehigh County, Having the exclusive sale for the leading manufacturers of the finest shoes in the market. 536 Hamilton St., 730-741 HAMILTON ST., Allentown, Pa. second floor. ALLENTOWN, Pa. XIX Established in ' Xyn ga EDWARD BIERSTADT, Photo -Mechanical Printing Works, Artotypes, Albertypes, Photographs of all kinds Printed in Permanent Inks, 94 Reade Street, NEW YORK CITY. The Allen Steam Laundry Equipped zvith the most improved machinery. Eirst- class work guaranteed. Orders solicited. Wagons will call for delivery ivork. Connected bv Telephone. All Ladies ' Wear entirely under charge of lady assistants. 14 South Church Street, ■= = Allentown, Pa. Establishes jn Bllentown in 1855. — AUGUSTUS WEBER, German Apothecary and Druggist, A Graduated Medicine Glass given with a 50 cent . . bottle of Medicine. . . . 617 HAMILTON STREET, ALLENTOWN, PA. -A-ZbTHD PROFIT BOP IT I All persons suffering from troublesome teeth of any kind will receive advice Free of charge at the Albany Dental Rooms, No. 709 Hamilton Street. This office is one of 23 located in as many leading Cities of the U. S. We have coine to stay, and are determined to give our patrons the benefit of our experience. We mean just what we say. Teeth extracted without pain. Filling and plate work a specialty. Prices as low as the quality of work and material will allow. ALBANY DENTAL ASSOCIATION, Over Danowsky s Drug store. 709 Hamilton St., Allentown, Pa. XX Specialists in ... . IhniUXLonc Work (Ives’ Process.) The Leading Engraving Establishment of the Country. First in the world to reduce the Half-Tone Process to a Commercial Working Basis. ILLUSTRATING OF Town and Family Histories, Town and Land Company Cata- logues, Fine Souvenirs, Books, Fine Art and other Publications requiring High Grade Engraving, Bill and Letter Heads, Cards, Labels , Show Cards, Window Hangers and all kinds of Com mere i a l Eng) a z n Wg. ENGRAVINGS FOR College Annuals, Railroad Route Books, Boards of Trade Publications, Live Stock, Flower Seeds and Nurserymen ' s Cata- logues. Anything desired in the line of Engraving by any Method. We have a number of Fine Engravings suitable for Supplements, Inserts, Frontispieces Premiums or Advertising Publications, from which we can make Etchings or Electro- types, or furnish Prints to Order in single sheets or book form. XXI Huston, Ashmead, Wilson Co., Limited. Invitations and Programmes. Menu, Fraternity and Class Stationery. Steel Plate Annual Illustrations. Yisiting Cards. Wedding Invitations. Monograms and Address Dies for Stationery. 1022 Walnut St., Philadelphia. Special Designs and Samples Cheerfully Furnished GO TO — B. LOCH MAN ' S FOR THE FINEST lftortraits. 707 H amilton Street, ALLENTOWN , PA. — — » K - Finest Finish at the Lowest Prices. Cabinets a Specialty XXII JlNDENMUTH The Fotografer 24 NORTH SIXTH STREET. Platinum Photographs A most beautiful mat surface finish, finer than a Steel Engraving. They will be fashionable . LIFE SIZE PORTRAITS Crayon, Pastels, Oil. and most beautiful assortment of frames and mouldings ever exhibited. All the new styles. We frame pictures correctly. xxiii L M ’ ar r tl n i ’5 restaurant All Delicacies of the Season Served C. P. HERGE5HEIMER, 538 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. Armor’s Old Bookstore V V V ADJOINING COURT HOUSE Harrisburg, Penn’a. Simons Brother Co iltakers . . Factory and Salesroom, lilt) Chestnut St., and 611-6111 Sausom St.. Philadelphia, Pa. BADGES, CLASS EMBLEMS AND PRIZES. A few suggestions in Fraternity novelties: — Badges, Scarf Pins, Charms, Canes, Sleeve Buttons, Lockets, Lapel Buttons, Fob Chains and Rings. Souvenir Spoons, Souvenir Book Marks, Souvenir Moustache Combs, Souvenir Stamp Boxes, Souvenir Garters, Souvenir Court Plaster Cases, Souvenir Match Boxes, Souvenir Scent Boxes. ALSO A FULL LINE OF DIAMONDS, JEWELRY, SILVERWARE. WATCHES. DREKA Fine Stationery and Engraving House, 1121 Chestnut Street, College Invitations Class Stationery Society Stationery Programmes, Diplomas | Steel Plate Engraving foi Philadelphia. Wedding Invitations Visiting Cards Heraldry Mentis and Pins Fraternities, Classes And College Annuals All work is executed in the establishment under the personal supervision of Mr. Dreka, and only in the best manner. Unequalled facilities and long practical experience enable us to produce the newest styles and most artistic effects, while our reputation is a guarautee of the quality of the productions of this house. Designs, Samples and Prices sent on Application. XXIV IRYINQ C2LLEQE F2R T2UNQ WOHEN, Is a Lutheran School for Lutheran girls — the only College for Lutheran girls where they can attend regularly General Council services , and where the Faculty and Board of Trustees both have General Council repre- sentation. Students present from thirteen states. Never so prosperous since 1856 as now. Send for handsome Catalogue and Sketch Book to Rev. Prof. H. N. Fegley, A.M , or E. E. Campbell, A.M., Ph.D., Pres., MECHANICSBURG, PA. A Pointer to the Students - ALL WORK GUARANTEED STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AT BAIRS SHAMING PARLOR, Basement B. B. Building. ALLENTOWN, PA. KEYSTONE STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, KUTZTOWN, F A. REV. GEO. B. HANCHER, Principal. The school is well equipped in all respects. For full particulars or catalogue write to the Principal. Copies of th is “Cl ARLA’’ ccltl he IxclcL oil ; receipt of Oixe ( DoUcln, from, W. Renn Barr, BUSINESS MANAGER, 832 Walnut Street, Allentown, Pa. xxv Exuthervillc Seminary, [NEAR BALTIMORE.] Is the largest Boarding School for young ladies in the Lutheran Church in the U. S. Excellent facilities, full Faculty , College Course , home life and comforts, Art and Music specialties. Pat- ronized by the leading men in the Church. Send for Catalogue. Lutherville, Md. REV, J, H, TURNER, A, M,, Principal. Or at our stock, which presents New Feat= ures to keep up with the times, Constantly Changing, and in that manner constantly renewed. Nothing Old or shelf-worn is left on our shelves. STILES’S BOOK AND STATIONERY STORE, 529 Hamilton Street, = Allentown, Pa. LOOK AT US G. C. ASCHBACH, ESTABLISHED, ... 1876 ... 539 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. THE LARGEST MUSIC ESTABLISH TENT IN EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA. Sole Representatives for the Stein way Son’s Pianos Mason Hamlin Organs Mason Risch l ocalion Wilcox White Self Playing Organs Washburn Guitars and Mandolins Fine Swiss Music Boxes ALL THE LEADING FOREIGN AND AMERICAN MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS CARRIED IN STOCK. Descriptive Catalogue sent free upon application. XXVI f HLENBERQ QOLLEQE, OK THE lEvanoelical Xutberan Cburcb. The twenty-ninth scholastic year opens September 5, iSoj. The curriculum emb ' aces all the branches essential to a liberal education , and a thorough preparation for the study of the learned professions. It is designed to meet the requirements of advanced Christian scholarship , as well as to furnish a mental training that shall best fit the recipients for a success in the various vocations of life. The institution furnishes superior advantages for obtaining a collegiate education. I he moderate size of the classes secures to each student the constant attention of the Professors , who are experienced in their several departments and have sole charge of the instruction of the College. THE ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT Provides for a general business education, or for admission to a College course. Careful attention is given to the religious and moral training of the students. REV. THEO. L. SEIP, D.D., President. F Q LEWIS 5 A R n Ph ' D ’’ } Princi P a,s °f th e Academic Department. xxvii NOW LOCATED IN OUR NEW HOME No. 710 Hamilton Street. Separate Floor to every Department. Every Department manned by Experienced, Intelligent, and Artistic Workmen. EMUT1EJ ME iEMTEIK TIM Hi E¥EI mb CflTflLOQUE WOIRBC d lUflLTY. THIS EDITION OF “THE CIARLA ” IS A SPECIMEN OF OUR WORK. xxviii J. J. LACK SON Qentlemen’s pine T a ' l° r ' n 5? Uniforms and T-iveries, . Clerical and Dress Suits to Hire. No. 76 Main Street, BETHLEHEM, PA. I desire to employ twelve of the Muhlenberg College Boys During vacation this season ; those who can work fifty days. want you to work among Business Men in cities of Pennsylvania taking names for our new Directory Maps. THE LOWEST AMOUNT MADE BY ANY MAN AT THIS WORE HAS BEEN EIGHTY DOLLARS PER MONTH. I desire only twelve men , as the field is limited. This is no delusive advertisement. I mean what I say. Some of the Muhlenberg boys have had dealings with me in the past ; ask them about me. H. C. TUNISON, No. 84 Warren Street. NEW YORK CITY, N. Y. Is a MODEL BOOK BINDERY Like a thing of beauty — Because ! It is a joy forever. It is a joy forever AND WE HAVE IT. Let us do your binding. Our binding lasts a lifetime. We do all our own ruling and cater particularly to Special Commercial Form and Blank Book Trade. Berkemever, Bechtel Co., 710 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told.” — Shakespeare. THE HAMMOND. — “Not pretty good, but the best.” Hammond Superiority. Speed : — Unequaled for speed. The only typewriter having a speed capacity beyond the skill of the most rapid operator. Work Quality of work is the Hammond’s strongest point. Its clean-cut type, perfect alignment, and uniform im- pression make the work of the Hammond easily recog- nized on account of its beauty. Touch The Hammond has a delightfully soft and elastic touch, and can be operated continuously for hours with- out fatigue. Variety:— A feature peculiar to the Hammond is inter- changeable type. All languages can be written on one machine. Paper of any width or length can be used, as well as cardboard, envelopes, etc. Strength : — The Hammond is built to last, and will outwear any typewriter three years to one. All parts are inter- changeable. Worn parts do not affect the quality of its work. To Sum Up: — The Hammond will do more work, and do it better and easier, than any typewriter made. Moral: — Purchase a Hammond Typewriter. Send for Catalogues of our $50, $75, and $100 Machines. PHILADELPHIA BRANCH, The Hammond Typewriter Company, 11 Q South Sixth Street. Thomas F. Hammond, Hanager. XXX » ”
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