Muhlenberg College - Ciarla Yearbook (Allentown, PA)
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The Ciarla, 1909 TO DOCTOR WILLIAM WACKERNAGEL THIS VOLUME IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED B Y T H E CLASS OF 1909 O N September 25, 1838, at Basel on the Rhine, Switzerland, Rev. William Wackernagel, D. D., Professor of the Modern Languages and Literature was first seen. Sprung from a scholarly lineage, he has not lost any of his ancestors’ characteristics. His father, Wilhelm Wackernagel, Ph. D., L-L- D., was a professor at the Univer- sity of Basel, and his mother was a sister of Dr. Casper Bluntochly, Professor of Political Science at Munich and Heidelberg. Dr. Wackernagel received his education at Basel where he also attended the university. In 1859, Dr. Wackernagel left Germany for the Holy Land where he was a missionary for eleven years. In 1870 he came to America and for six years was the assistant editor of “ Der Pilger,” Reading, Pa. In 1876, he became a naturalized citizen of the United States. In June 1876, he was ordained a Lutheran clergyman and accepted a call to St. John’s Church, Mauch Chunk, which he served until 1881. In 1880, he founded St. John ' s Church in East Mauch Chunk. Since 1881 he has filled his present position of Professor of the Modern Languages and Literature at Muhlen- berg College. In 1881, the College conferred upon him the degree of A. M. Two years later he received the degree of D. D. from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1882, he was elected German Secretary of the Ministerium of Penn- sylvania and filled that office for five years. From 1884, to 1887, in connection with his duties as Professor at Muhl- enberg College, he served as Pastor of St. Thomas Church, Altoona, Pa. From November 1903 to June 1904, he served as Acting-President of Muhlenberg College. In 1905 the graduating class presented him with a loving-cup in honor of the completion of his twenty-fifth year as a professor at Muhlenberg College. Though his duties as a professor were enough to require his full time, yet he found opportunity to do even more work. He compiled “ Die Liedergeschichten, ” wrote two volumes of “ Dr. Martin Luther,” “ Hans Egede,” and other valuable books. At the present time he is the editor both of ” Der Jugend Freund ” and of the German Sunday School Lessons, besides being a regular contributor to the “ Lutheran ” and other church periodicals. 5 Apologia de Ciarla. T HE Ciarla is a better book than its name indicates. It contains much more than youthful mirth. A great deal of time, thought, literary effort and artistic skill have been devoted to it to make it a success and a credit to the class of ' 09, which wishes to make its mark in the annals of our college. Ciarla means “ gossip,” and ” char- latan ” is derived from it, words which are not complimentary to the book and to its editors. There is little hope that the present title will ever be changed, for college students are ultra-conservative with respect to their traditions, whilst in other and more essential things they are inclined to radicalism. In most cases a Junior is not only better looking but also wiser looking than a Freshman — no offence being meant to the latter, who will readily agree to it when he is a Junior himself. As long as the Ciarla is ” ciarla ” the funny element will be much in evidence. It rarely becomes too per- sonal. A good laugh is conducive to good health, the doctors say. Whether this year ' s Ciarla will surpass its predecessors in merry-making, remains to be seen. College ” gossip ” indulges in slang but not in slander, is humor- ous but not sarcastic, gives the fellows a friendly punch but not a vicious kick, and is sometimes an effective remedy for moral or social distemper. The general character of our student-body is such, than one can expect decent things of them. Muhlenberg boys are winning for themselves an enviable reputation in athletics ; why should it be impossible for them to gain a high place in literature and art even on its funny side ? Let us wish them success in everything that is worthy of praise. 6 PROEM. I ' HE Class of N ineteen-nine in this, its C IARLA, salute you Giving you Sights and Scenes of Days which are bright and happy Diversions of College Life, theTricks and Foibles of Scholars Who are spending the Year so gay in the W alls of their A lma M ater. How studiousThey have been, how wearisome to their Teachers! Thu; from our Hands we give forth this Book of sterling Merit Upon which we all have spent long Hours of P reparation. In order to make it a Work worthy of all Acceptation By those who wish to indulge their aesthetic T astes for Pleasure. M ay you in it e ' er find, the noblest and purest Enjoyment — A Book to cure all Ills, for sad and wearisome Hours, — As this is our final Farewell as Juniors of Muhlenberg College, For soon we shall ascend to higher and nobler Honors May you by this! oken of ours ne ' er forget the Ones who have labored To make it a Tribute of love to the Mem’ry of Junior Achievements — A nd the D ays that pleasantest were in the Halls of our Alma Mater. COLLEGE CALENDAR. 1907. Sept. 19. First Term began. Nov. 27-Dec. 2. Thanksgiving rec ess. Dec. 16-20. Semi-annual Examinations. Dec. 20. First Term ended ; Christmas Vacation began. 1908. Jan. 3. Christmas Vacation ended; Second Term began. Jan. 21. Semi-annual Board Meeting. Jan. 27. College Play. “ Don Caesar de Bazan.” Feb. 22. Washington’s Birthday. 1907-1908. Apr. 16-27. Easter Recess. May 18-22. Final Examination of Senior Class. June 8-12. Examination of Lower Classes for Promotion. June 14. Baccalaureate Sermon. June 15-16. Examination for Admission to the College Classes. June 15. President ' s Reception to the Senior Class. June 16. Freshman Play. June 17. Junior Oratorical Prize Contest at 10 A. M. June 17. Annual Board Meeting at 1.30 P. M. June 17. Alumni Banquet. June 18. Commencement and Conferring of Degrees at 10 A. M. SUMMER VACATION. 1908-1909 Sept. 10. First Term begins: Entrance Examinations. Nov. 25-30. Thanksgiving recess. Dec. 22. Christmas Vacation begins. 1909. Jan. 4. Christmas Vacation ends. Jan. 25-29. First Term ends; Mid-year Examinations. Apr. 7-12. Easter recess. June 13-17. Commencement Week. DR. G. F. KROTEL, (1826-1907). Orphans’ Home at Mt. Vernon, N. Y.; Presiden American Bible Society, and active in many otl 1907, and was buried at Lancaster, Pa. R EV. G. F. KROTEL, D. D., LL. D., was born at Ilsfeld, Germany, February 4, 1826. When he was four years old his parents brought him with them to this country, and settled in Philadelphia. He received his early education at the Franckean Academy in that city, and later on went to the University of Pennsylvania, from which he was graduated in 1846. He then studied theology with Rev. Ur. Demme, Pastor of Zion’s Church, Philadelphia, and was licensed to preachat Easton, Pa., in 1848. In 1848 and 1849 he served as Pastor of Trinity Church, Philadelphia ; from 1849 to 1853, as Pastor at Salem, Lebanon, and also at Myerstown and Annville ; from 1853 to 1861, at Trinity Church, Lancaster, Pa.; from 1861 to 1868, at St. Mark’s Church, Philadelphia; from 1868 to 1895, at Holy Trinity Church, New York City; and from 1896 to his death in 1907, at the Church of the Advent, New York City. Besides his pastoral work, he was well known as an orator, an editor, an author, and a leader. As an orator he had unusual power. As an editor he was well known, having been for many years Editor of ' ' The Lutherische Herold, ’ ’ and at his death Editor-in-chief of " The Lutheran.’’ As an author, he published an Explanation of the Constitution of the United States in German ; a translation of Ledderhose’s Life of Melanchthon ; " Who are the Blessed? a Meditation on the Beatitudes;” and in conjunction with Rev. Dr. W. J. Mann, an Explanation of Luther’s Small Catechism. He was a leader in the movement resulting in the organization of the General Council ; was twice elected its President, and at his death was Chairman of two of its important committees. He had held the office of President of the Ministerium of Penn- sylvania, and also of that of New York. At his death he was President of the Board of Directors of the Theological Semi- nary at Philadelphia, an Institution begun largely through his efforts; a Trustee of Muhlenberg College; a Trustee of the of the Inner Mission Society of New York City ; a Director of the ;r spheres of church work. He died in New York City, May 17, 9 AMMON W. GEIGER. AMMON W. GEIGER ( 1847-1908). A MMON W. GEIGER was born January 21, 1847, at Amityville and died February 15, 1908, at Norristown, Pa., having spent most of his life in the latter community. From early manhood he was prominent in the business affairs of Norristown, and at the time of his death was a mem- ber of the Board of Trustees and Real Estate Officer in the Norristown Trust Co. He traveled extensively in America, and in 1895 made a foreign tour which included Egypt, Palestine and many of the principal cities of Europe. As a young man he was confirmed in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Trinity, Norristown, of which congre- gation he remained a loyal and devoted member to the day of his death. He was for many years the President of the Vestry of Trinity and by his wise counsel did much to promote the prosperity of the local church. He served for years as the Standing Delegate of the congregation to Synod and was an active participant in the affairs of that body as well as of the General Council. As a member of the Board of Trustees of Muhlenberg College he was indefatigable in his devotion to the interests of that institution and gave liberally to it during his lifetime, besides providing generously for it in his will. 10 MUHLENBERG COLLEGE. Colors : CARDINAL and GREY. COLLEGE YELL YEA— MULHENBERG RAH! RAH! RAH! RAH! RAH! RAH! RAH! RAH! RAH! YEA— MUHLENBERG Founded September 4, 1867. History of Muhlenberg College. T HE history of Muhlenberg College may be said to have had its beginning a hundred years before the College was founded, when Patriarch Muhlenberg and several of his co-laborers undertook the establishment of an educa- tional institution in Philadelphia. Although their undertaking was frustrated by the Revolutionary War, they nevertheless succeeded in securing privileges for their young men in the University of Pennsylvania, and for a num- ber of years one of the Lutheran pastors held a professorship in that institution. In the first quarter of the Nineteenth Century the Ministerium of Pennsylvania helped to found Pennsylvania College, at Gettysburg, and until 1867 retained its connection with that institution, contributing largely to its support and to the maintenance of several of its professors. Muhlenberg College was established in 1867, as.the result of a long-felt want for an educational institution in Eastern Pennsylvania, under Lutheran control. The property of the “ Allentown Collegiate Institute and Military Academy,” the successor of the old Allentown Academy, founded in 1848, located at the corner of Fourth and Wal- nut Streets of this c ity, was purchased, a charter was secured, and Muhlenberg College began its important work on September 4, 1867, with twenty-five students and a Faculty of eight members. The Rev. Frederick A. Muhlenberg, D. D., until that time professor of Greek at Pennsylvania College, and acknowledged to be the best Greek scholar in the State, was the President, and the Rev. Theodore L. Seip, who had just graduated from the Philadelphia Theo- logical Seminary, was the Principal of the Academic Department and Assistant Professor of Greek. The property of the new college consisted of about five acres of ground, on which had been erected a brick building, attached to the old ” Livingstone Mansion,” with a frontage of one hundred and thirty feet and a depth of forty feet. The building was three stories high. To this the trustees at once added a rear wing, one hundred feet long and five stories high. The building was provided with rooms for the accommodation of students, a chapel, library, recitation-rooms, and a reading-room. The presidency of Dr. Muhlenberg continued until the close of the year 1876, when he resigned to accept a professorship in the University of Pennsylvania. On January 1, 1877, the Rev. Benjamin Sadtler, D. D., assumed the duties of the presidency, and served the institution until the year 1885, when the Rev. Theodore L. Seip, D. D., who had been connected with the college from the beginning of its exist- tence, was unanimously elected his successor. He devoted the remainder of his life to the service of the college. He died November 28, 1903. During the presidency of Dr. Seip the college enjoyed its greatest prosperity at the old location, both in the matter of securing funds for its support and endowment, as well as in number of students. The Mosser-Keck and the Asa Packer professorships were endowed as the direct result of his efforts and influence. The courses of study were advanced, the sphere of usefulness of the college was enlarged, the Scientific Department was added, and the institution began to exercise a wide influence in educational circles. With his death ended the 12 MUHLENBERG COLLEGE first period of the history of the college, a period of thirty-six years. Dr. Seip lived to see the beginning of work on the new buildings, on the new college site at Twenty-third and Chew Streets, to be present at the corner-stone lay- ing of the Administration Building, and to plan for the enlargement of its work. After the death of Dr. Seip, Professor William Wackernagel, D. D., was elected acting president and served acceptably in that capacity until the present incumbent assumed the duties of his office. Our present highly esteemed President, the Rev. John A. W. Haas, D. D., began his labors as the head of our Alma Mater in the spring of the year 1904. The work of the college was still carried on in the old building, while the present buildings were in course of erection. On Wednesday evening, June 22, 1904, the new president was formally installed, as the fourth president of the college ; on the following day, Thursday, June 23, the new Administration Building was conse- crated by President Haas ; and in January, 1905, the work of the college was begun in the new buildings. The Administration, or Main Building, occupies the highest point on the plot of ground of fifty-five acres, on which the buildings are erected, and presents magnificent views of natural scenery on all sides. The building has a frontage of 190 feet and a depth of 65 feet, and is three stories high above the basement. It is built of pink grano- lithic stone, with Indiana limestone trimmings, and cost $100,000. It contains recitation-rooms, president’s office, reception-room, treasurer’s office, reading-room, library, chapel, society halls, and in the basement a well equipped gymnasium. The dormitories, known as “Berks Hall’’ and “ Rhoads Hall,’’ respectively, occupy a commanding position, east of the Main Building, with a frontage of 180 feet and depth of 31 feet, and are provided with single and double suites of rooms, with accommodations for about seventy-five students. The Power House is located in the northwestern part of the college grounds, where also the Chemical Laboratory is located. The President’s resi- dence occupies the southwestern corner of the front campus. All the buildings are commodious and well adapted for the use for which they are intended. They are heated with steam heat and furnished with electric light from the Power House, and are provided with other conveniences belonging to modern buildings of an approved character. These buildings present a marked contrast, when compared with the old, and offer opportunities for enlarged facili- ties in everything pertaining to modern college work. Since the college has moved into its new quarters it has made progress in every direction, in an increase in the number of professors, in the expansion of its work in connection with the two courses of study— the Art and Scien tifie courses, — and in the number of students. The new period in the history of Muhlenberg College has begun auspiciously, and the friends of the college can look forward to a useful and successful future. We can only add to this brief account, that numerous changes have taken place, from time to time, in the Faculty, during the past forty years. Of the present members of the Faculty those longest in service are Professors Wackernagel, Ettinger and Bauman. Numerous changes have also been made in the curriculum. The Scientific course offers excellent opportunities for scientific study and investigation ; and the Art course has been advanced from time to time, until it is equal to that of any of the colleges in Pennsylvania. A few years ago a number of elective courses were added to the regular curriculum, affording the students of the Senior and Junior classes oppor- tunities to specialize along certain lines. Muhlenberg College is recognized to-day as the representative Lutheran College in the United States. 13 CIARLA BOARD 5 OllfOSliTflOPJ Term Expires. PRESIDENT, HON. GUSTAV A. ENDLICH, L.L. D. SECRETARY, TREASURER and REGISTRAR, REV. W. D. C. KEITER. OSCAR F. BERNHEIM. BOARD OF TRUSTEES. 1909 REV. JAMES L. BECKER, Lansdale. 1910 1909 REUBEN J. BUTZ, ESQ Allentown. 1909 1908 HON. W. T. CREASY Catawissa. 1909 1910 MR. D. G. DERY Catasauqua. 1908 1910 HON. GUSTAV A. ENDLICH, LL. D„ . Reading. 1908 1908 MR. C. A. FONDERSM1TH, Lancaster. 1908 1909 D. D. FR1TCH, M. D Macungie. 1908 1908 MR. A. W. GEIGER.z Norristown. 1910 1908 REV. M. C. HORINE, D. D„ . Reading. 1909 1910 REV. EDWARD T. HORN, D. D„ LL. D„ . Reading. 1910 1910 REV. W. D. C. KEITER, Bethlehem. 1908 1910 MR THOS. J. KOCH Allentown. 1908 1908 EVAN B. LEWIS, ESQ Philadelphia. 1909 1910 MR. CHAS. F. MOSSER Allentown. 1910 1909 MR. GEORGE K. MOSSER, . zDeceased. Noxen. 1909 REV. OSCAR E. PFLUEGER, SAMUEL N. POTTEIGER, ESQ., . REV. J. C. RAUSCH, . MR. ALFRED G. SAEGER, . HON. CHARLES A. SCHIEREN, . REV. JAMES O. SCHLENKER, REV. THEODORE E. SCHMAUK, D. D. HOWARD S. SEIP, D. D. S„ . REV. PROF. GEO. F. SPIEKER, D. D„ MR. HARRY C. TREXLER, . REV. SAMUEL G. WEISKOTTEN, REUBEN D. WENRICH, M. D„ REV. J. E. WHITTEKER, D. D. . MR. EDWARD M. YOUNG, . REV. SAMUEL A. ZIEGENFUSS, D. D. Womelsdorf. Reading. Allentown. Allentown. Brooklyn, N. Y Hazleton. Lebanon. Allentown. Philadelphia. Allentown. Brooklyn, N. Y Wernersville. Lancaster. Allentown. Philadelphia. PRESIDENT J. A. W. HAAS, D. D. DEAN CHAPLAIN LIBRARIAN G. T. ETTINGER. PH. D WM. WACKERNAGEL. D. D. J. A. BAUMAN, PH. D. TREASURER AND REGISTRAR O. F. BERNHEIM, A. M. FACULTY COMMITTEE ON STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS. PROF. WM. H. REESE, DR. JOHN LEAR, PROF. C. M. JACOBS. 17 Faculty and JOHN A. W. HAAS, U. D., Professor of Religion and Philosophy . GEORGE T. ETTINGER, Ph. D., Professor of the Latin Language and Literature , and Pedagogy . WILLIAM WACKERNAGEL, D. D., Professor of the Modern Languages and Literature . JOHN A. BAUMAN, Ph. D., Professor of Mathematics , Astronomy and Meteorology , and Librarian . SOLOMON E. OCHSENFORD, U. D. Professor of the English Language and Literature , and Social Science. JOHN LEAR, A. M., M. D., Professor of Biology . WILLIAM H. REESE, M. S., Asa Packer Professor of the Natural and Applied Sciences . 18 Instructors. CLEMENT A. MARKS, Professor of Music. CHARLES M. JACOBS, A. M., Professor of History . ROBERT C. HORN,x Mosser-Keck Professor of the Greek Language and Literature . ROBERT R. ERITSCH, A. M.,z Instructor in Greek Language and Literature . GEO. N. HAASZ, A. B., Instructor in History and English. GEO. O. BARCLAY, D. D. S., Professor of Physicial Education. WILLARD D. KLINE, A. M., M. D., Examining Physician. xOn leave of absence. zElected Instructor in German. J. A. W. HAAS, D. D. JOHN A. W. HAAS, D. D. President of Muhlenberg College, Professor of Religion and Phi- losophy. Born in Philadelphia August 31, 1862. Prepared at Parochial School of Zion’s Church and Protestant Episcopal Academy. Entered University of Pennsylvania 1880, graduated 1884. Latin Salutatorian. Received degree B. D., 1887 ; D. D., 1902, from Thiel College. Entered Mt. Airy Seminary 1884, ordained 1887. Entered University of Leipsic 1888. Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, New York City, from 1889 to 1896. Pastor of St. Paul’s 1896 to 1904. President of Muhlenberg College since 1904. Member of the Society of Biblical Literature ; author of the Commentary on Gospel of Mark in Lutheran Commentary with Prof. H. E. Jacobs, D. D., L- L. D. Editor of the Lutheran Cyclopedia ; author of ' ' Bible Literature ’ ’ and ' ' Biblical Criticism,” and of many articles on theology. 19 PROF. JOHN LEAR, A. M„ M. D. Professor of Biology. Was born near Easton, 1859; prepared at Trach ' s (now Easton) Academy and Keystone State Normal School; entered Lafa- yette and graduated, 1884; took medical course at University of Pennsyl- vania 1887-89, and received degree M.D. Paid special attention to biological branches; was professor of Natural Science at Central University of Pella, Iowa, 1884-86, and Natural Science at Trach ' s Academy, 1887. In 1888 suc- cessfully engaged in professional work in Allentown. In 1899 was elected instructor in Biology in Muhlenberg; 1904 was elected Professor of Biology, and was temporarily appointed Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences. He is recognized as an expert on Biology. Has published numerous articles on medical subjects. PROF. WILLIAM HAAS REESE, M. S. Asa Packer Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences. Born at Allen- town, Pa., October 17. 1875. When four years old moved to Phillipsburg, N. J.; graduated from High School with first honor; prepared at Lerch Pre- paratory School, Easton, Pa.; graduated 1892; was salutatorian. Entered Lafayette, and graduated with honors, 1896. Specialized in Chemistry and Biology. Became teacher of Chemistry and Physics in Phillipsburg High School, 1896. Specialized at Lafayette and took post-graduate work at l ni- versitv of New York. 1899 received his M.S. from Lafayette. Prof. Reese illustrated several scientific books, one of which is Davidson’s “Mam- malian Anatomy.” Made several large charts for Biological Department of Muhlenberg. 22 REV. CHARLES MICHAEL JACOBS, A. M. Professor of History. Born December 5, 1875, at Gettysburg; is the son of Rev. Henry E. Jacobs, D.D., LL.D., of Mt. Airy Seminary. Prepared at Rittenhouse Academy. Entered University of Pennsylvania and graduated 1895. Was Instructor in Mathematics at Chestnut Hill Academy, 1895-6. In 1896 entered Mt. Airy Seminary; was ordained 1899; was pastor of St. Peter ' s Church, North Wales, Pa., 1899-1902. 1895-7 and 1901-2 took post- graduate courses in History and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. Spent 1902-3 at University of Leipsic in special work in History. In 1904 was elected pastor Christ Lutheran Church, Allentown. Was elected In- structor in History at Muhlenberg in 1905 and Professor of History, 1907. Author of several historical papers and is a frequent contributor to the ‘Lutheran Church Review. " PROFESSOR CLEMENT A. MARKS. Professor of Music. Born near Emaus, Lehigh County, Pa., on May 31, 1864. Received education in public schools and Academic department of Muhlenberg. At an early age became organist of Lutheran, Reformed and Moravian churches at Emaus ; organist of Zion ' s Reformed, Allentown, 1886- 90; St. John ' s Lutheran, 1890 . As a composer of music and as leader of Eutcrpean Oratorio Society he has gained national reputation. In 1905 was elected Professor of Music at Muhlenberg. 23 PROF. ROBERT CHISOLM HORN, A. M. Mosser-Keck Professor of the Greek Language and Literature. Born at Charleston, S. C. First honor Charleston High School, 1896, Peabody medal ; entered Charleston College, 1896 ; entered Sophomore class, Muhlen- berg College, 1897; graduated with third honor, 1900; 1900-01 Johns Hop- kins University; 1901-03 instructor in Ancient and Modern Languages in North Carolina Military Academy, Red Springs, N. C. ; 1903-04 Harvard Uni- versity. Classical Department; 1904, Instructor in Greek Language and Lit- erature, Muhlenberg College; spent summer of 1906 in Greece; 1907-08, ab- sent on leave for study. ROBERT ROLAND FR1TSCH, A. M„ Ph. B. Instructor in Greek. Born September 10, 1879 at Allentown. Graduated from Allentown High 1896 with first honor. Entered Muhlenberg College 1896. Was graduated 1900 with first honor. A.M. degree from Muhlen- berg 1903. Pli.B. from Wesleyan University, Illinois, 1905 (Post-Graduate Department). Teacher in Department of Classics. Allentown High, 1901-07. Instructor in Greek. Muhlenberg College, 1907-08. At the January meeting of the Board of Trustees he was elected instructor in Modern Languages for the coming collegiate year. 24 GEORGE N. HAASZ, A. B. Prepared at Pennington Seminary, Pennington, N. J.. Was graduated 1902; Entered Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1902; Entered Uni- versity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., 1903; Was graduated 1906; Degree of A. B. Elected to Harrison Scholarship which he later resigned to accept the position of Assistant in European History; Elected Instructor in History and English at Muhlenberg College, 1908. OSCAR FREDERICK BERNHEIM. A. B. Treasurer and Registrar of Muhlenberg College. Born November 16, 1868, at Mount Pleasent, N. C. Prepared at Wilmington, N. C.; in North Carolina College, Mount Pleasant, N. C., and the Academic Department of Muhlenberg College. Entered Muhlenberg College 1888. Was graduated 1892. Private Secretary to Hon. C. J. Erdman, Member of 53 and 54 Congress at Washington 1893-95. Returned to Allentown in 1895, since which time he has been engaged in manufacturing pursuits. Elected Treasurer of Muhlenberg College 1907. Appointed Registrar and Private Secretary to the President, by the executive committee. WILLARD D. KLINE, A. M„ M. D. Born at Allentown, Pa. July 4, 1877. Prepared at Muhlenberg Prep. En- tered Muhlenberg College 1893; Was graduated 1897; Entered Jefferson Medical College 1897; Was graduated 1901; Resident Physician at German Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., 1901-1903; Elected Examining Physician at Muhlenberg College 1908; Physician to Tuberculosis Despensary, Dep’t of Health, Commonwealth of Penna.; Member of the American Medical Asso- ciation and Lehigh County Medical Society. GEORGE O. BARCLAY, D. D. S. Born in Milton, Pa. Prepared at Bucknell Preparatory school; Entered Lafayette, 1894; played left-half-back on the foot ball team; was captain, season of 1896; captain of base ball team season of 1897. 1897 and 1898, played with the Rochester base-ball team of the Plastern League; Fall of 1897, he coached and played on the foot-ball team of the Greensburg Athletic Club; 1898 and 1899, coached the University of Rochester foot-ball team. He played three years with the St. Louis base-ball team of the National League and two years with the Boston Nationals. He entered Medico Chi, graduating in 1908 with the degree, U. D. S. In 1907, he coached the Muhlenberg College foot-ball team; 1908 was elected Professor of Physical Education at Muhlenberg College. At the present time he is practicing dentistry in Philadelphia. Alumni Association. PRESIDENT, FRANCIS G. LEWIS, Allentown, Pa. VICE PRESIDENTS, REV. EDWIN F. KEEVER, Catasauqua, Pa. REV. J. J. SCHINDEL, Allentown, Pa. RECORDING SECRETARY, J. A. BAUMAN, Ph. D., Allentown, Pa. CORRESPONDING SECRETARY and TREASURER, G. T. ETT1NGER, Ph. D„ Allentown, Pa. BOARD OF MANAGERS: G. T. ETTINGER, Ph. D„ DR. HOWARD S, SEIP. REUBER J. BUTZ, ESQ. To Those Who Are, Who Ought To, and Who Will. I T requires no long ' and tedious investigation to show to a fainninded man that the advantages which a college offers to a young man are not and can not be paid for by the small sum charged for tuition. It must then neces- sarily ' ' follow that an alumnus of an institution of learning owes it something more than the money he has paid into its treasury. This is true of the smaller colleges as well as of the larger ones, for although the latter can offer more courses, a larger equipment, more imposing buildings, the former have their peculiar advantages which in the minds of many educators fully offset those of the larger institutions. This is particularly true of the undergraduate courses. It matters not how much may be offered in the way of mental pabulum and delectation to an undergraduate student, he will carry away with him no more than he is able to digest, and most small colleges offer more than most students can assimilate with profit unto-themselves in the allotted four years of study. What is over and beyond this is use- less and may be a source of harm. The alumnus of a small college, therefore, owes it also a life-long devotion. The claims of a church college on the devotion of its alumni are still stronger. Its graduates are quite largely members of the church which has established it and fosters it. On account of the feeling of so many rich men against positive religious teaching, it can not look to these for large gifts. It can not expect any aid from the State. It must get its support mainly from the members of the church to which it belongs and whose interests it serves and with whose prosperity it is so closely united that what aids the one helps the other. An alumnus of such a college has three strong reasons why he should loyally support it : first, because it is a strong aid in the upbuilding of his own church ; secondly, because it stands for Christianity over against materialism and atheism ; thirdly, because it is his alma mater. A very useful factor in the prosperity of an institution of learning is its Alumni Association. This is an organization composed of those who have experienced the benefits of a college education, who know the needs of the college quite intimately, and who are united by the bond of a common love for the college which has fostered them. Many alumni can do very little financially for their Alma Mater, but not one has any good reason for refus- ing to belong to the Alumni Association. This is emphatically true of the Alumni of Muhlenberg College. When the initiation fee is but fifty cents and the annual dues only a dollar, surely no one can say he can not afford to be- long to it. And yet one-third of the alumni have never in anyway been connected with the Association, and of the remaining two-thirds only about a fourth are present at its meetings or contribute regularly to its treasury. If every alumnus would make it his duty yearly to contribute his dollar, how easily the Association could sup- ply a stated sum for increasing the library. There are about 600 graduates. If only 500 would yearly send their dues to the Treasurer, Prof. G. T. Ettinger, Ph. D., we could have an annual library fund of $400. This with the funds now on hand would make it at least $500, which could be annually used to purchase new books for the library and put in better shape the material already on hand. Could the money be better invested, and at less trouble to the members? Think what it would mean to have such a steady growth of so important a factor in the development of the college, — the library. In this way, at the expense of the small sum of one dollar a year, or two cents a week, every alumnus could participate in the advancement of his Alma Mater, even though he were so situated as not to be present at the meetings of the Association. Those who could attend could be helpful in arousing and sustaining interest in the institution and in devising ways and means for its support and enlargement. Surely it is no grievous task once a year to meet together as a sort of committee on the state of the college, exchange views, and renew old friendships. Let every Senior then join the Alumni Association on his commencement day, and ever after remain an active, contributing member of the same. In this way it can be made a potent factor in the upbuilding of a Greater Muhlenberg. 26 27 THE BIG FOUR. Hail ! Freshmen, you who are so green, Excessive fear is now your mien. Remember not to form or plan. The Sophomore is your best man. Remember not to disobey, For you will wear his shoes some day; And everywhere tis best that you Do well the work assigned to do. The Sophomore now greets the stage With horses in his equipage. You see by his disdaining looks That he is not well versed in books. ' Tis best for him when in his prime To prize the given hours of lime. That upward still must be his aim, Do well his part in every game. Behold! the Junior now steps forth The noblest, best of all on earth. For him there i; great pomp and show, He triumphs over every foe. On field, in class he plays his part, He understands that Cupid’s dart Must pierce his soul with flames of love. So now he ' s waiting for his dove. The stately Senior comes in line, For him there is no mirth nor wine. Through all the years now gone and past He nobly warred the stormy blast. Through wisdom ' s mazes now he goes For vital problems are his foes. His days in college now are done. And life’s long journey must be run. 28 From lowest to highest you ' ve traveled, Your college life soon will be o ' er, The greenness of Freshmen behind you The world with its battles before. The Sophomores’ wisdom has vanished Your Junior ideals gone and fled You through unknown wisdom’s mazes Must ever be guided and led. What sounds do you hear yet so distant. Does it sound like a funeral knell ? It brings back to you college fancies. It is but the students ' farewell, For life with a glorious future Now opens its vista to you Remember, it comes with a message, ‘ Brave hearts love the right and the true. " SENIOR CLASS. Senior Class. Motto: “Mas Vale Saber que Haber. Colors: Orange and Blue. YELL : PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, . SECRETARY, TREASURER, ASST, TREASURER, HISTORIAN, . MONITOR, . BOOM, CHICA, BOOM! BOOM, CHICA, EOOM ! BOOM, CHICA, R1C ! CHICA, RAEC ! CHICA, ROOM! R1C, RAC, RATE! RIC, RAC, RATE! MUHLENBERG, MUHLENBERG ! NINETEEN EIGHT! OFFICERS : FIRST TERM. HOWARD PAULES. HARRY L. Y. SEYLER, FRANK MARSH. OSCAR F. BERNHEIM. ALFRED STUMP. H. A. WEAVER. FRED COLEMAN. SECOND TERM- M. W. KRAUSE. H. A. WEAVER. C. T. JACKS. OSCAR F. BERNHEIM. ALFRED STUMP. H. A. WEAVER. GEORGE KUHL, 31 Class Roll. NAME. COURSE. HOME ADDRESS. COLLEGE ADDRESS JAMES W. ANTHONY, Classical, Little Gap, 303 Berks Hall. SEM GRIM BECK, . Scientific, Hecktown, 306 Berks Hall. FRED LEROY COLEMAN, Classical, . Lebanon, 400 Berks Hall. CHARLES THOMAS JACKS, Classical, Allentown, 1 7th and Linden Sts. CHARLES ROBERT KEITER, . Classical, Bethlehem, 218 West Broad St. MORRIS W. KRAUSE, Classical, Kempton, 741 Turner St. GEORGE KUHL, Classical, Allentown, 14th and Walnut Sts. FRANKLIN HOWER MARSH, Classical, Danielsville, 212 Berks Hall. HOWARD S. PAULES, Classical, Bethlehem, 202 Berks Hall. PAUL HERMAN RUDH, Classical, Brooklyn, N. Y., 107 Berks Hall. RALPH HINKLE SCHATZ, Classical, Allentown, 440 Hamilton St. HARRY L. Y. SEYLER, Classical, Reading, 107 Berks Hall. ALFRED M. STUMP, . Classical, Kutztown, 202 Berks Hall. HERBERT A. WEAVER, Classical, Mauch Chunk, 400 Berks Hall. WARREN ALLEN ZIEGENFUSS, Classical, Aquashicola, 318 Rhoads Hall. 32 E.A.VVfilGHT, PH HA Senior History. A LL morning the lessons of the Seniors dragged slowly on. There was a far-away look on the face of all. Their reciting was like the repetition of so many words. Spirit and interest was lacking on the part of all. Evi- dently something serious was on their minds to cause this gloom. Yet it was not a new experience to them. Each had felt the harsh hand of time rending old ties when they broke from the family circle four years before. It was the last day of recitation and marked the beginning of the breaking up of this newer circle of friends which had been drawn so closely together in a four year search for truth. It hardly seemed possible that four years should have sped by so rapidly. Why, it seemed but yesterday that we were living in Freshman air-castles and now we must already part company with the bards and sages who helped us fashion our ideals. No longer shall this same group sit with Socrates and Plato under the plane tree beside the nymph infested brooks of Greece discussing the immortality of the soul. No longer shall we together unravel the truths of bygone ages written in secret ruins and hidden in low-vaulted caverns of Mother Earth or speed the broad heavens in Galileo’s chariot. Now each must seek out new companions to enjoy this bliss. Such were the thots of the Seniors as they for the last time left their Alma Mater’s recitation halls. Much had been accomplished in this last year by 1908. Her influence was felt in every department of college life. Never was she conspicuous but always on baud with the things that make for progress. Football was never better managed than it was under the wise direction of one of the sons of 1908. The Glee Club was praised for its artistic work wherever it appeared. The “Muhlenberg” has risen to a standard of excellence never before attained and the literary societies can well be proud of their progress. In all these activities 1908 has furnished the efficient leaders. And now, as she is about to leave, she can proudly hand them over in a prosperous and healthy condition to her successor with the hope that this onward and upward movement may go on with even greater strides. May we all feel toward our Alma Mater as we should feel toward this world, that if we have not benefited this place by our having been here we might just as well not have been here. 33 CLASS SONG, 1908. (TUNE: " Auld Lang Syne ' ' ) Oh Muhlenberg to thy good name We ever sing this lay, That ev’rywhere men know thy fame. And for thy glory pray. CHORUS : — Our Alma Mater now we greet, Oh College great, And for her future progress strive This Class of 1908. When other walks of life we tread, As loyal sons and true, The spirit that was in us bred We ll never, never rue. CHORUS : — For Muhlenberg upholds the truth. Oh College staid, Which makes this life of better grade, Oh Class of 1908. Then sing, oh classmates, ever dear, And tuneful voices raise, This song that brings us ever near Our good old College days. CHORUS : — Then shall the world at large well know This College great, To which we swear allegiance now. Oh Class of 1908. 34 Hail to ihe Junior, The man of the hour ! Talk of his prowess, Boast of his power. Tell of his glory On field, or in class ; Him all men honor, Him none surpass. Never undaunted, He nothing fears, He is the bravest. None are his peers. All his achievements Stamp him the best; “ Work ” is his motto, Never at rest. Junior Class. Motto: “Veritatis Cukors.” YELL: Colors : Blue and White. RIP, RAP, R1NE ! RIP, RAP, R1NEI MUHLENBERG, MUHLENBERG! PRESIDENT. VICE PRESIDENT, . SECRETARY, TREASURER, . ASST. TREASURER, . HISTORIAN, . MONITOR, . NINETEEN NINE I OFFICERS : FIRST TERM JOHN SCHUMAKER. J. CALVIN SCHUGAR. FLOYD L. EICHNER. OSCAR F. BERNHE1M. CHAS. E. McCORMICK. J. WARREN FRITSCH. ALBERT C. H. FAS1G. SECOND TERM. FRED A. MARCKS. CHARLES LAUBACH. WILL K. HUFF. OSCAR F. BERNHEIM. CHAS. E. McCORMICK. J. WARREN FRITSCH. ALBERT C. H. FASIG. 36 BiHOW Phil. ft- Freshman Class History 1 909. E IGHT moons before the 1905 Autumnal Equinox, the stately edifices at Twenty-third and Chew Streets became the Mecca of the present Junior class. Sun, moon and stars shone in quadruple effulgence as this cosmopolitan collection of semi-quadruped vertebrates entered upon their now three-fourths completed college life. We confess being of a light verdant hue at the time, but after a few pendulum vibrations all had disappeared, and we immedi- ately began squinting at Coelenterata, despising Mathematics — except “Israel,” and gathering horse-feed for the Winter. Men, perhaps will not long remember what this class said here, but ne’er will they forget what they did here! Whose filter-paper is so poor as not to retain, in the form of an insoluble precipitate, the result of the 1905 FRKSHM AN-sophmore foot-ball game ? Only those victories are worth having which come as a result of hard fighting, — something for which ’09 has ever been noted. To make up lost steam (nam ceteri ore pugnabamus) we naturally were compelled to replenish our tanks, which was done at the Duck Farm Hotel, situated upon one of the Peanut City’s neighboring watercourses. A memorable night indeed was that when, with a grace that soothed several thousand white-plumaged, sonmiculous ducks to sleep, we strove to pay our respect to Appetite by zealously unclosing our oral valves to everything acted upon by saliva and gastric-juice. Meerschaum pipes and violins are not the only things which improve with age and use. Our fellows improve wonderfully with age, just as the pristine, sparkling Caecuban ; but when, in addition they enjoy the benefit of ten months of faithful and systematic training and handling on the part of an untiring and solicitous physical-director, something is bound to happen. Well, three medals and a silver cup, won in the inter-class contests, speak for themselves. Our class-play presentation never was nor ever will be excelled. This statement may knock the wind out of someone, but it behooves one to speak the truth. Thru want of fitting words, silence here is the best eulogy. Historian. 37 Sophomore History 1 909. T HE steady grind of Freshman year thoroughly sharpened our wits and claws; and we appeared in the Fall of 1906 a band of wonderfully developed organisms, altho all had a speck of the motley. ’09 could now boast of a “ Socratic Circle.” How often in that subterranean kitchen, rang loud its learned discussions, — interrupted more or less (usually more) by aerolitic remnant edibles and the profuse arguments of the omniscient Kemptonite ! In our midst w T as also a Longfellow (name appropriate) whose scope of composition widens daily, for it varies in direct ratio with the capacity of his stomach. One could derive more inspiration from hearing his highly polished hexa- meters on “ Anglo-Saxon curves ” than any Greek from Demosthenes. However, the time arrived for us to show the Freshmen our physical supremacy. To this end they were challenged to a bowl-fight, fought Sept. 18, N. W. 6. N. 31 rods from the Mathematical Department. Ah! that was no off day for ” holiday Israel,’’ whose whip-like, Judaic sinews shone under old Sol’s ardent rays like the lamps of the wise virgins. That collision of Jew, Jap and Gentile was a simultaneous repetition of Liao-yang and Gettys- burg. In the face of odds, we simply walked over the Freshies, who have been out of spirits (not liquid) ever since; and it is due to sympathy alone that we did not play the foot-ball game to which we challenged them. Toward the close of their tad-pole stage, they thrice hauled down their flag in submission to our swarthy base-ball nine! Never was the city of dough-twisters more highly honored than on the night of Feb. 22,. ’07, when our fellows enjoyed to their entire satisfaction the appointments and service of the Hotel Penn, Reading, — the scene of our Soph, banquet. Everyone longed for an extra alimentary canal to do justice to the sumptuous menu. And oh! those sprightly waitresses! After numerous quaffs of punch, and prolonged inhalations from that “ fusiform, spiral- wound bundle of chopped stems and miscellaneous incombustibles,” the toastmaster went on duty. We regret that he was incapacitated by reason of his frock-coat to attend the roller-rink. Sixteen loyal sons of ’09 responded with excellent toasts. The next day was spent in sight-seeing, and as the shades of twilight were encroaching our boys departed in fine Pullman cars, eager to learn more about Swatapluk and the Popes. Historian. Junior History 1 909 “ Oh truth. Thou art. whilst tenant in a noble breast, A crown of crystal in an iv’ry chest ! ” T RUTH, which should be the first lesson of the child and the last inspiration of manhood, is for all a virtue worth cultivating, whose atmosphere it befits man to breathe freely, since it is the basis of his happiness. It has been well said that the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, are the sovereign good of human nature. We need not say as Pilate did “ What is Truth ? ” Truth is not contained in Aristotle, or even in the alphabet ; but is completely embo- died in the Incarnate One. The path to truth, however, is little trodden, — there are multitudes still extolling thru obstinacy their all-sufficient Diana, as the Ephesians of old. The adoption of this motto — “ Veritatis Cultores ” — furnishes an example of the lofty principles which are spurring ’09 in its glorious career, — a class which will some- time, no doubt, thru constant inclination to truth, scientific and moral, prove an important agent of the world’s destiny. Since its organization, the class has always played an important role in all college affairs, being constantly mindful of devolving duty and responsibility, as well as of opportunities for mental improvements, — “ Whene ' er a noble deed is wrought. Whene’er is spoken a noble thought, Our hearts in glad surprise To higher levels rise. " During the present collegiate year it has furnished the bulk of players on our all-conquering foot-ball team, ten members of the Glee Club, and eight characters in the college play ; and from the Delphic shrine comes the news that it will boom things equally well next year ! The loss of Sandt was retrieved by the advent of Mueller and prodigal Wohlsen. Historian. 39 CLASS POEM 1909. Far from the noise of the city. From the whizz and whirr of wheels. The Junior leads a life of ease, Flis fate he never seals; For studies e’er are his delight He works with conscience true ; He stands for strength and purity ; To labor and to do. No study does his mind subdue. He is so bright and wise, He loves the honor of his class, For her he dares and dies. For Muhlenberg, his Mother true. He holds sincere esteem ; For her he lives unswervingly, He has no fancy dream. What colors float above his head Which e ' er his eyes behold It is the blue of loyalty And white of purest fold. These colors ne er have been bestrewed With spots impure, unclean ; They ' ve floated in the breeze on high Mid storms and times serene. The heights that others have once climbed He gains with mirthful ease, He travels fearless, undismayed He sails through dangerous seas. Attains the heights, and guards them sure, Which seas can never drown, He runs the race of college life And wins the promised 40 crown. NAME. COURSE. JOHN S. ALBERT, . . . . A. B. WARREN M. BE1DLER, A. B. . JAMES HERBERT SIWARD BOSSARD, A. B. ALLEN WARREN BUTZ, . A. B, . FLOYD L. E1CHNER, . A. B. ALBERT C. H. FAS1G, A. B. . JOHN WARREN FRITSCH, A, B. DALLAS F. GREEN, A. B. . BENJAMIN L. GROSSMAN, A. B. WALTER A. HAUSER, A. B. . WILLIAM KISTLER HUFF, A. B. RUFUS E. KERN,. . A. B. . ROBERT F. KLINE B. S. CHARLES A. LAUBACH, B. S. . FRED A. MARCKS, A. B. CHARLES E. McCORMICK, . B. S. . HENRY R. MUELLER A. B. EDGAR V. NONNEMAKER, . A. B . PAUL M. REED, . A. B. RALPH R. RUDOLPH, A. B. . ROGER R. RUPP, B. S. HAROLD W. SCHOENBERGER, . A. B. . j. CALVIN SCHUGAR, A. B. JOHN G. SCHUMAKER, . . A. B. . WILLIAM B. SHELLY A. B. FRANCIS H. SMITH, A. B. . JESSE L. STETTLER A. B. HERMAN D. WHITT AKE,R . A. B. . PETER N. WOHLSEN, . . . . A. B. HOME ADDRESS. Monaca, Laury’s, Allentown, Allentown, Freemansburg, Reading, Allentown, Little Gap, Allentown, Port Clinton, Sellersville, East Greenville, Allentown, Nazareth, Emaus, Allentown, Lancaster, Bedminster, Reading, Allentown, Lehighton, Siegfried, Alburtis, Breinigsville Quakertown, Pottstown, Wyomissing, Lancaster, Lancaster, COLLEGE ADDRESS 208 Berks Hall. 301 Berks Hall. 507 North Seventh St. 152 IK Turner St. Freemansburg, 304 Berks HalL 30 North Eighth St. 313 Berks Hall. Allentown. 310 Berks Hall. 212 Berks Hall. 302 Berks Hall. 122 North Fifth St. 320 Rhoads Hall, Emaus. 447 Tilghman St. 303 Berks Hall. 314 Berks Hall. 300A Berks Hall. 545 Union St. 200A Berks Hall. 200A Berks Hall. Alburtis. 101 Berks Hall. 211 Berks Hall. 210 Berks Hall. 300A Berks Hall. 206 Berks Hall. 1 10 Rhoads Hall. JOHN S. ALBERT. Euterpean Literary Society ; Dramatic Association, Secretary ’07- ’08 ; Freshman Class play ; Vice-Presi- dent of Class, Winter Term, ’06; Class Foot-Ball Team, ’05-’06 ; Class Base-Ball Team, ’06-’07 ; Class Basket- Ball Team, ’06-’08 ; College Foot-Ball Team, ’05-’06- ’07 ; College Basket-Ball Team, ’06-’07 ; Captain of College Base-Ball Team, ’07 ; Ass’t. Manager of College Basket-Ball Team, ’08; Press Club; “Muhlenberg” Staff, Fall Term, ’07 ; Associate Editor of Ciarla, ’07- ’08 ; winner of Sophomore General Average Prize; Muhl- enberg Tennis Team, ’07 ; course, A. B.; prepared at Allentown Preparatory School. Little, but, oh my ! ” is the best term with which to characterize this blue-eyed fair-haired Scotchman — the superior student and athlete of our class. Our class has MASTER JOHN ALBERT. profited much by his unceasing efforts and loyalty. JOHN SUTHERLAND ALBERT, MONACA, PA. “ The first in glory as the first in place. " WARREN M. BEIDLER MASTER JAMES BOSSARD, WARREN M. BEIDLER, - LAURY ' S, PA. ’ Oh, wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion !” Baiter pea, Varsity Foot-ball ' 06- ’07, Soph. Foot- ball team. Prepared at K. S. N. S., entered Soph. Bachelor of Arts course. Here is a past grand master of everything from conductoring a trolley car to preaching in Dutch to country congregations on a Sunday morning. MASTER WARREN BEIDLER. JAMES HERBERT S1WARD BOSSARD, ALLENTOWN, PA. “ He learned the arts of riding, fencing, gunnery. And how to scale a fortress or a nunnery.” Class Foot ball team ' 05; Class Basket-Ball team ’05; Manager of the Class Base-Ball team ' 06; Varsity Basket-Ball team ’06-’07; Varsity Foot-Ball team ' 07; Class Foot-Ball team ' 06; Class Basket-Ball team ’08; Literary Editor of “The Muhlenberg’’ ’07; Associ- ate Editor of the Ciarla ’08; Class Play ’06; Dramatic Association; Sophronia Literary Society; A T u Fraternity; Glee Club ’07-’08; entered M. C. 1905; prepared at Allentown High School, Course A. B. He’s a rather sedate young man except when he’s around Rudolph. He is an athlete, student and a skillful rider. He’s a Pseudo I’m-de-tough-ob-de- block — see! But we won’t say too much about Jimmy or we might give him away. JAMES H. S. BOSSARD. ALLEN W. BUTZ. ALLEN W. BUTZ. ALLENTOWN. PA. “And when he spoke, ah me. What tender words he used!” Sophronia, Varsity Foot-Ball ’05-’06-’07; and Base- Ball ’05-’06; Class Foot-Ball and Base-Ball teams, Fresh- man and Soph. Delta Theta Fraternity. Prepared at Allentown High. Batchelor of Arts course. After graduation he expects to set up a bureau of Athletic Information — all the names of players, dates and scores of all games from marbles to foot ball, including the boxing ring and the turf, from Creation to date, as well as trustworthy tips and prognostications. MASTER FLOYD E1CHNER. FLOYD LEWIS E1CHNER, FREEMANSBURG, PA. “Swift he be«trode his fiery steed.” Kuterpea; Dramatic Association; Freshman Class Play; Glee Club, ’08; Class President, Winter Term ’06- ’07; Class Secretary, Fall Term ’07- ’08; Prepared at Allentown Preparatory School; A. B. Course. Floyd is the most industrious boy in the class. We may " hitch our wagon to a star,” but it’s safer to be on ' ‘ terra firma. ’ ’ MASTER ALLEN BUTZ. FLOYD L. E1CHNER. ALBERT C. H. FASIG. MASTER JOHN FRITSCH. ALBERT CONRAD HENRY FASIG, READING, PA. “And what he greatly thot, he nobly dared.” Sophronia Literary Society; Scrub Foot-Rail Team ’06-’07; Class Base-Ball Team ' 07; Class Basket- Ball Team ’08; Class Monitor ’06-’07. Entered Muhl - enberg ' 06. A T Fraternity. Prepared at Reading- High. Course A. B. His stature is small, but might and muscle oft ' - times lie concealed in smallest forms. A heart he has as far remote from evil, as the ' ground he treads on, is from the winter’s sun removed. His jolly nature is best proven by that “ smile that wont wear off.” JOHN WARREN FRITSCH, ALLENTOWN, PA. “ Gentle of speech, beneficent of mind.” Sophronian Literary Society: Glee Club, ’07-’08; Class Historian; “Muhlenberg” Staff, Fall Term, ' 07; course A. B.; prepared at Allentown High School. F’ear not! A meeker friend one seldom finds than this one, whose musical spirit has made him what he is. He would not acknowledge the fact, but he really is one of the brightest men in the class. 45 MASTER ALBERT FASIG, J. WARREN FRITSCH. DALLAS F. GREEN. DALLAS FRANKLIN GREEN, LITTLE GAP, PA. ‘Who glories in his God is stronger than ten thousand horses.’ ' Sophronia, Literary Society; Monitor of Class, Fall and Winter Terms, ’05- ' 06, Fall Term, ’06; Class Foot- Ball Team, ' 05-’06; Course, A. B.; prepared at Fairview Academy. The name misfits the man — especially in one line. His knowledge of the cunning ways of Cupid is envied by many a class-mate. It must be “ nice to have a sweet- heart.” We seldom see our class-mate around college, but suffice to say, lie’s a good fellow.” MASTER BENNIE GROSSMAN BENJAMIN L. GROSSMAN, ALLENTOWN, PA. Industrious habits in his bosom reign And industry begets a love of gain. Class Vice President 1905; Class Secretary 1906; entered Muhlenberg 1905; prepared at Catasauqua High and College of City of New York. Cou rse A. B. Hie Bene est and he ' s going to be a Rabbi which means that Bennie isn’t a Greek Catholic. But when it comes to holidays he has the upper hand on the faculty and the advantage of the rest of the fellows. And von should hear Bennie say the Lords’ Prayer in Chapel and B. C. and A. D. in history recitation. Bv the way he was born in 5647. Either this fellow never was a baby or he has been a baby all his life. BENJAMIN L. GROSSMAN. 46 WALTER A. HAUSER. WALTER A. HAUSER, PORT CLINTON, PA. ’ I have neither wit. nor words nor worth, Action, nor utterance, nor power of speech. To stir men ' s blood. 1 only speak right on. ' ' Euterpea, Varsity Foot-Ball ’06-’07, and Base- Ball 07. Soph. Foot-Ball and Base-Ball teams. Pre- pared at K. S. N. S., entered Soph. Bachelor of Arts course. After he finishes his Seminary course and becomes a full fledged preacher he expects to put his wonderful pitching arm to practical use by keeping sleepy parishioners awake during the sermon by hurling mis- sils at them. MASTER WILLIE HUFF. WILLIAM K1STLER HUFF, SELLERSVILLE, PA. “ Love seldom haunts the breast where learning lies.” Euterpea, Class Secretary. Winter Term, ’06-’07; Class Vice President, Spring Term ’06-’07; Freshman Class Play; Ciarla Staff; winner of Sophomore Ger- man Prize; -A 0 Fraternity. Prepared at Allentown Preparatory School; A. B. course. Dramatic Associa- tion. This man is the great political exponent of Bry- anism in our class. But we have learned he finds time for other pleasures, and is a regular ladies’ man. MASTER WALTER HAUSER. WILLIAM KISTLER HUFF 47 RUFUS E. KERN. MASTER ROBERT KLINE. RUFUS E. KERN. EAST GREENVILLE. PA. “A sweet and musical as bright Apollo’s lute.” Euterpea; Glee Club, ’07 -’08; Class Secretary , Fall Term ’06-’07; Class Foot-Ball Team ’05-’06; Class Base-Ball Team ' 06- ' 07; Press Club ’07-’08: College Base-Ball Team ’07; Scrub Foot-Ball Team ’06-’07; prepared at Perkiomeu Seminary; A. B. course. We wonder what thoughts are rampant in Kern’s placid mind when he hears the rustle of a dress, and sees the form of a smiling fairy. Can he tell us? ROBERT FETTEROLF KLINE, ALLENTOWN, PA. “ He doth indeed show some sparks that are like wit,” Sophronia; Dramatic Association; Glee Club ’07- ’08; Class Foot-Ball Team ’05- ' 06; Class Basket-Ball Team ’06; Scrub Foot-Ball Team ’06-’07: Ciarla Staff; Business Manager, Freshman Class Play; pre- pared at Allentown High School; B. S. course. Kliue is the regular clown of the class. Give him a rattle and you can keep him amused. He best gives forth his antics in the presence of the ladies. MASTER RUFIE KERN. ROBERT F. KLINE. CHARLES A. LAUBACH. MASTER FRITZ1E MARCKS. CHARLES A. LAUBACH, NAZARETH, PA. “Your skill is lo make sound men sick, and sick men kill.” Euterpea; Class Monitor. ’05. Prepared at Naza- reth High School; B. S. course. Can any good come out of Nazareth ?” We are almost compelled to answer in the negative, but we must wait and see. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MARCKS, EMAUS, PA. “ The mind’s the standard of the man.” Euterpea: Literary Society; President of Class, Spring Te rm, ’07; Class Foot-Ball Team ’06; Class Base-Ball Team ’06-’07, Course, A. B.; prepared at Allentown Preparatory School. Here is a man of deep thought whose loving nature has made him a friend to us all. His native home may be ridiculed, but something good has come out of it. MASTER CHARLES LAUBACH. FREDERICK A. MARCKS. 49 CHAS. E. McCORMICK. MASTER HENRY MUELLER. CHARLES E. McCORMICK, ALLENTOWN, PA. “The time I’ve lost in wooing, In watching and pursuing The light that lies in woman’s eyes. Has been my heart ' s undoing.” Dramatic Association, Glee Club, Freshman Class Play, Business Manager Ciari.a, Class Treasurer ’06- ’07-’08. Delta Theta Fraternity. Prepared at Beth- lehem Prep. Bachelor of Science course. P ' or three years Mack has handled the vast finances of the Class of 1909 and has never squandered a cent in Wall Street nor bet any of the money on any local Athletic contest. For further information on betting see J H HENRY R. MUELLER, MARIETTA, PA, “Great wits and valours, like great estates. Do sometimes sink wirh their own weights.” Euterpea Literary Society; Dramatic Association; Manager of Properties of Dramatic Association; Asso- ciate Editor of Ciarla ’07-’08; prepared at Lancaster High; course A. B. His " ingenium ” is somewhat hid by his reti- cence- He took second honor in high-school out of a class of two, so he says. He is a Muhlenberg man by force of merit and genealogical influence. Besides his brilliant rescue of Lazarillo from self-imposed death he preserved to us his own invaluable life by cooly step- ping off a railroad track as a train came rushing along some fifty miles away. We earnestly recommend him for a Carnegie medal. MASTER CHAS. McCORMICK. HENRY R. MUELLER. DDGAR V. NONAMAKER. EDGAR V. NONAMAKER, BEDMINSTER, PA. “ Honesty needs no disguise nor ornament; be plain.” Sophronia Literary Society; Varsity Foot-Ball Team, ’05-’06-’07: Class Foot-Ball Team, ’05; A T u Fraternity. Prepared at Perkiomen Seminary. Course A. B. An embryonic, pessimistic, hot-tempered theo- logian, but in the general run, of an amiable disposi- tion. He is the famous flying end of onr famous foot- ball team. Is very apt to lose his head at times and just as apt to recover it. His apologies are profuse. MASTER PAUL REED. PAUL M. REED, READING, PA. “Go wondrous creature! mount where science guides. Go, measure earth, weigh air and state the tides” . Euterpea Literary Society; Varsity Foot-Ball Team, ' 07; A T Fraternity; prepared at Reading High. Course A. B. A deep thinker and profound reasoner. His scientific ability is unquestioned. He is perfecting a new “ automatic switch-board ” for a Telephone Co., near Reading. Most of his vacation is spent with the finny tribe. His words are few but carry with them great force and weight. MASTER EDDIE NONAMAKER 51 PAUL M. REED. RALPH R. RUDOLPH. MASTER ROGER RUPP. RALPH RUTHERFORD RUDOLPH, ALLENTOWN, PA. “ What a mighty power hath thy keen jests to speed the lagging hour.” Sophronia Literary Society; A T ii Fraternity: Dramatic Association; Glee Club; Freshman Class Play; winner of “Second Prize” in Second Annual Inter- Class Track-Meet, ’06; Class Foot-Ball Team, ’05; Manager ’06; Captain of Class Basket-Ball Team ’05-’06; Captain of Class Base- Ball Team ’06; Manager ’07; Col- lege Basket-Ball Team ’06; President of Class, Fall Term, ’06; Associate Editor of Ciarla, ’07-’08; Athletic Editor of The Muhlenberg ” ’08. Course A. B. Pre- pared at Allentown Preparatory School. K L b A happy-go-lucky personage, always scheming some ridiculous stunt. His foolishness has made him very popular at college aud in town — everybody knows him. Some day he will be giving Vaudeville Performances before his Congregation. ROGER R. RUPP, LEH1GHTON, PA. “ My only books were woman’s looks, And lolly ' s all they’ve taught me.” Freshman Foot-Ball Team; Freshman and Soph. Base-Ball Teams. Ciarla Staff. Delta Theta Fraternity. Prepared at Allentown Prep. Bachelor of Science course. This embryo M. D. is undergoing a preliminary course of training at the Allentown Hospital. Reports show that he is a constant, diligent, and devoted student. MASTER RALPH RUDOLPH 52 ROGER R. RUPP. JOE CALVIN SCHUGER, ALBURT1S, PA. “ Judge not a man from his town. Euterpea Literary Society; Course A. B. Pre- pared at Kutztown State Normal School. Sweet in name and disposition is our clever and shrewd politician. What an aristocratic bearing! He will make his mark someday. His daily journeys prevent his participating in many college activities. J. CALVIN SCHUGER. MASTER CALVIN SCHUGER JOHN GEORGE SCHUMAKER, BREIN1GSVILLE, PA. “With words of learned length, and thund’ring sound Euterpea; Class President, Fall Term ’07-’08; Press Club ’07-’08; Scrub Foot-Ball Team ' 07. En- tered Sophomore year. Prepared at K. S. N. S., A. B. course. Who woidd think that such a smiling countenance could belong to a sane-minded and master mathema- tician ? Yet thus the fate’s decreed. MASTER JOHN SCHUMAKER 53 JOHN G. SCHUMAKER WILLIAM B. SHELLY. MASTER SHOENBERGER. ILLIAM B. SHELLY, QUAKERTOWN, PA. ” He left a name, at which the world grew pale.” Euterpea; Capt. Class Ease-Ball Team ' 07; Varsity Foot-Ball Team ’06; Capt. ’07; Capt. Class Foot-Ball Team ’06; Varsity Basket-Ball Team ’07; Varsity Base- Ball Team ’07; Tennis Team ’07. Prepared at East Stroudsburg Normal; A. B. course. Entered Sophomore year. Did you ever notice such a mass of curly hair ? Here is Wills’ most sensitive spot, so be careful, touch not, handle not. HAROLD SHOENBERGER, SIEGFRIED, PA. ” O man ! while in thine early years How prodigal of time. Misspending all thy precious hours, Thy glorious youthful prime.” Euterpea; Dramatic Association; " Muhlenberg” Staff; Freshman Class Play; Freshman and Soph. Base- Ball teams; Delta Theta Fraternity. Prepared at Allen town Prep. Bachelor of Arts course. Sheeny spends his summer vacations giving vodevil shows in Shoenberger’s Hall, Siegfried — his two chief roles being that of " cat and dog” in the cat and dog- fight and the villain in the one-act tragedy, " The Martyr to Overactivitv.” MASTER WILLIE SHELLY. HAROLD W. SHOENBERGER. 54 FRANCIS HOBSON SMITH, POTTSTOWN, PA. Brave and glorious was his young career. " FRANCIS H. SMITH. MASTER JESSE STETLER. Sophronia; Vice-President Dramatic Association; Glee Club, ’06-’07-’08; Class President, three terms, ’05- ’06; Class Foot-Ball Team, ’05-’06; Class Base- Ball Team, ’ 06- ’ 07 ; Freshman Class Play; Varsity Foot-Ball Team, ' 05- ' 06- ' 07; Assistant Manager, ' 07; Class Basket-Ball Team, ' 06; Vice-President Press Club, ' 08; Ciarla Staff; winner Freshman English Prize; 1st Prize. 2nd Annual Track-Meet; Alpha Tan Omega Fraternity. Prepared at the Hill School; A. B. course. This fellow is as long as his career. What sweet- ness is hidden in his “gesicht,” we are sorry to say, c MASTER TANN1E SMITH, only the fair ones know. JESSE L. STETLER, READING, PA. “ Eager to hope, but not less firm to bear Acquainted with all feelings save despair.” Kuterpea Literary Society; Glee Club ' 07-’08; Business Manager Ciarla ’07-’08; A T u Fraternity. Prepared at A. P. S.; Course A. B. A society gentleman and prospective corporation lawyer. If his mother-in-law were coming to visit him, yet would he greet you with a smile. That smile! That perpetual everlasting smile! He is very loquacious and entertaining, and is considered to be the “ silver-tongued ” orator of his class. 55 JESSE L. STETLER. HERMAN D. WHITTEKER MASTER PETER WOHLSEN HERMAN DAVID WHITTEKER, LANCASTER, PA, “Clean of heart, and sound of head.” Euterpea Literary Society; Dramatic Association; Freshman Class Play of ' 08 Class; Freshman Foot- Ball Team of ' 08 Class; Vice- President, Fall Term, and President, Winter Term of ’08 Class, ’04-’05; Glee Club, ’05; Assistant Secretary of Athletic Asso- ciation, ’07-’08; Editor-in-Chief of Ciarla, ’07-’08; Assistant Editor-in-Chief of “ The Muhlenberg ” ’08. Course, A. B.; Prepared at Thiel Preparatory School. Learning sets heavily upon his brow! Here is one whose thoughts never touch upon the fair sex, but whose very countenance teems with intelligence, and whose frail form contains a " heart as far from fraud, as earth from heaven. " PETER NICHOLAS WOHLSEN, LANCASTER, PA. “Grim reader! did you ever see a ghost?” Euterpea; Glee Club (’08). Class Foot-Ball Team (’05). Assistant Business Manager of " Ciarla”. En- tered (’05), Re-entered (’07). Prepared at L. H. S. A. B. Course. Scrub Foot-Ball Team (05). Business Manager of Dramatic Association (’08). Ass’t Busi- ness Manager of “Muhlenberg” (’08). Would that we could read what the fater has in store for us! Pete, beware! Love has its charm and al- so its manifold dangers. “She art fooling thou.” - 3 | MASTER WHITTEKER. PETER NICHOLAS WOHLSEN L A ubach K L ine Mue Ller Whi I teker Rudolp H K E rn WohlSen Ei Cbner Sc Huger Cr O ssman Stet Ler Schum A ker Rupp Marck S F A sig Gree N Bei D ler Non A maker Bu T z H auser She L ly REed Smi r h Alb E rt Bo S sard Fr Jtsch McC O rmick Huf f Sch O en berger 9 CLASS SONG 1909. Radiant in Glory Float our colors, White and Blue, And tell in story Of our warriors true. We are all united, And stand firmly in a line, While our faith we’ve plighted To brave nineteen-nine. CHORUS. Classmates, dear classmates, Come, we all will join in line Classmates, dear classmates, Of our nineteen-nine. Matchless the praises That the echoes to us bring ; And all the hallways With our voices ring, With our anthems swelling To our Alma Mater dear, Always gladly telling Of our sojourn here. — CHO. Out from the shadow Of these dear old classic halls We will encounter Tasks where duty calls; Still in song and story Will their gladsome praises ring, Of our fame and glory, Which with us we bring. -CHO. 58 It is best to know our places To be frank in college life Not to have a front audacious To be fair in college strife But it is with greatest knowledge That we find a class of fools Thinking that they own the college Make themselves the long eared mules. Never is there work of mention But that it is e’er undone, They have poorest apprehension, They are made the butt of fun. But to learn in life is better Than to say we know it all Never let conceit us fetter Pride e’er goeth before a fall. SOPHOMORE CLASS I Sophomore Class. Motto: Jarnais en Arriere Class Flower: American Beauty Rose YELL Colors: Maroon and White PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, . SECRETARY, TREASURER, ASST. TREASURER, HISTORIAN, SIS, BANG, MUHLENBURG ! SLAP, BANG, MUHLENBURG ! UMPTY TEN, HARDY MEN! WHO ARE? WE ARE ! RAH! RAH! MUHLENBURG 1910, 1910! OFFICERS : FIRST TERM CURTIS MILLER. NATHAN YERGER O. FRED. BERNHE1M. PAUL HUYETT. ROY SHUPP. ARTHUR SCHMOYER. SECOND YEAR NATHAN YERGER. LEON WERLEY. HOWARD GELSINGER. O. FRED. BERNHE1M. PAUL HUYETT. ARTHUR SCHMOYER. 61 NAME JOHN M. ABERLY, AUSTIN H. S. ERNST, GEARY E. EVERETT, RALPH S. FUNK, G. HOWARD GELS1NGER, CLAYTON S. GERNERT, JOHN HASSLER, . JACOB H. HORN PAUL P. HUYETT, MARTIN S. KLECKNER, ELBERT E. LANDIS, g. harold McCreary, CURTIS A. MILLER, OBER MORNING, HENRY R. POTT. . PAUL A. PUTRA, L. FRANK RAUP, . JOHN REID, KARL L. REISNER, HOWARD E. RUHE, ARTHUR H. SCHMOYER, . ASHER F. SHUPP. ROY F. SHUPP, GEORGE SHIERY, CLARENCE A. SNYDER, . KOTARO TANAKA. JAY TREXLER, ROBERT R. URICH, LEON F. WERLEY, JOSIAH WERNER, NATHAN B. YERGER, JONATHAN F. ZANE, Jr. FREDERICK W. ZUCH, COURSE A. B. SPECIAL A. B. B. S. . A. B. A. B. . A. B. A. B. . A. B. B. S. . A. B. B. S. . A. B. A. B. . A. B. A. B. . A. B. A. B. . A. B. B. S. . A. B. A. B. . A. B. A. B. . B. S. B. S. . SPECIAL A. B. . B. S. A. B. . A. B. B. S. . A. B. HOME ADDRESS New Bern, N. C. Easton,. . Long Pond, Perkasie, Reading, Bath, Womelsdort, Hagersville, Wernersville, . Allentown, Perkasie, Bridgewater, N. S Gratz, Elizabethtown, Allentown, Lansford, Catawissa, Hokendauqua, Millersville, Allentown, Alburtis, Effort, Gilbert, Kutztown, Fullerton Tokyo, Japan Topton, Lebanon, . Breinigsville, Emaus, Oley, Lansdale, . Marietta, COLLEGE ADDRESS. 214 Rhoads Hall. 203 Berks HalL 309 Berks Hall. 216 Rhoads Hall. 106 Berks Hall. 307 Berks Hall. 112 Berks Hall. 209 Berks Hall. 300 Berks Hall. 8th and Turner Sts. 102 Berks Hall. 36 N. Second St. 208 Berks Hall. 318 Rhoads Hall. 17 S. 14th Street 211 Berks Hall. A. P. S. Hokendauqua. 204 Berks Hall. 515 Chew Street. Alburtis. 216 Rhoads Hall. 214 Rhoads Hall. 322 Rhoads Hall. Fullerton. 201 Berks Hall. Topton. Ill Berks Hall. I 144 Turner Street. Emaus. 102 Berks Hall. 300 Berks Hall. 316 Rhoads Hall. CLASS SONG. The maroon and white is a shining light, And a stepping-stone for you; Now it goes before, it shall wane no more, And its conquerors are few. Tis the emblem then of Nineteen-ten, As it ever waves on high; So where’er you II be, you can always see It’s defenders standing by. So the hardy men of Nineteen-ten Will in truth march on before In Athletics new, in our studies too, We ll eclipse the men of yore. 1 hen within the field, we will never yield While the years shall still endure; And you ask us why, for we all rely On the Maroon and White so pur?, We re a jolly crowd as we roam about In these halls of fame renowned; Just you li;ten now and we ll teach you how These few golden hours were crowned. As we march along let us sing a song, And then raise our standard nigh; We re the hardy men of Ninteen-ten, And Maroon and White ranks high. 64 What was the cry that filled us with dismay On that bright, cool and clear Sep- tember morn? ' Twas but the echo of a parting day Sadly echoing ‘‘Freshmen were born. " Up from the grass the cry was ever given When from its biothers it was badly torn, Then far it came from clear, resplen- dent heaven. With the notes sadly " Freshman were born. " V FRESHMAN CLASS Freshman Class. Motto: “Honor first then Success.” Class Flower: Brown-eyed Susan Class Colors: Brown and Grey YELL H1PPA Z1A ZIPPA ZEVEN ! MUHLENBERG! MUHLENBURG! 1911 ! OFFICERS. PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, . SECRETARY, TREASURER, ASST TREASURER, HISTORIAN, POET, . MONITOR, FIRST TERM SECOND TERM. GEORGE B. ELY. WILLIAM E. LEWIS. ALBERTS. DAMPMAN. O. FREDERICK BERNHEIM GEORGE B. HAMM. WARREN L. EBERTS. PHILIP S. BARINGER. EDGAR O. REITZ. HENRY A. BEHRENS. PAUL B. WOLPER. PAUL C WEBER. . O. FREDERICK BERNHEIM GEORGE B. HAMM. WARREN L. EBERTS. PHILIP S. BARINGER EDGAR O. REITZ 67 name Course RAYMOND R. AMMARELL, . A. B. PHILIP S. BAklNGER, . A. B. . JOHN E. BAUMAN, A. B. G. H. BECHTOLD A. B. . HENRY A, BEHRENS, B. S. WILLIAM H. B1EBER, A. B. . WILLIAM H. BOYER SPECIAL ARTHUR N. BUTZ A. B . ALBERT S. DAMPMAN, . . SPECIAL WARREN L. EBERTS A. B. . CHARLES GRANT, A. B. ROBERT HAAS, B. S . . GEORGE B. HAMM, A. B. EDWARD C. HARDY, A. B. . JOHN E. HARTZELL, A. B. EARLE E. KE1PER, . .. SPECIAL PAUL KUDER A. B. EDGAR S. LA WALL, . . B S. . WILLIAM E. LEWIS B. S. HARVEY R. MILLER B. S. . EDGAR O. REITZ, A. B. ROGER M. RENTSCHLER, A. B. EDGAR F. ROMIG, . A. B. ARTHUR SCHELLY A. B. . HARRISON A. SMITH, SPECIAL HARRY G. STUART A. B. . PAUL C. WEBER A. B. PAUL B. WOLPER, A. B. . F. WUNDER, A. B. HOME ADDRESS West Leesport, Philadelphia, Allentown, Philadelphia, Wilkes Barre, Shamrock, Mechanicsville, Allentown, Pottstown, Bethlehem, Reamstown, Allentown, Allentown, Lancaster, Allentown, Bethlehem, Siegfried, Catasauqua, Allentown, Allentown, Slatington, Upper Berne, Allentown. Allentown, Allentown, Allentown, Latrobe, Norristown, Rochester, N. Y. COLLEGE ADDRESS 101 Berks Hall. 108 Berks Hall. 399 Turner Street. 205 Berks Hall. 1 I I Berks Hall. Shamrock. Mechanicsville. 547 Washington St. I 10 Berks Hall. 149 First Ave. 106 Berks Hall. Jefferson t Hamilton. 435 Allen Street. 205 Berks Hall. 36 S. 14th Street. 222 Seventh Ave. 200 Berks Hall. Catasauqua. 201 Berks Hall. I 148 Turner Street. I 16 Rhoads Hall. 105 Berks Hall. 223 N. Tenth St. 40 N. Twelfth St. 834 Liberty St. 242 N. Tenth St. 1 16 Rhoads Hall. 108 Berks Hall. 105 Berks Hall. Elliott N. Phils. Freshman Class History. T HE history of our class, though necessarily brief, is one of which we are justly proud, for though we have not as yet won many great athletic contests nor taken any literary prizes, still our history thus far would seem to indicate that our class will yet be known and looked up to as one of the most prominent that has ever been at Muhlenberg. We numbered thirty when we entered college in September and all except one have up to this time survived the exams and are now fast approaching the end of our Freshman year. We are sorry to record that Ely left college after Thanksgiving Day. When we presented Dr. Waekernagle with the turkey, just before Thanksgiving Day, Ely made the English presentation speech. Perhaps the strain was too great! Our class has members representing many of the largest and most prominent cities and towns in the eastern part of the country, such as Philadelphia, Rochester and Shamrock. As to individual size, the members of our class vary from great, and ponderous, two-hundred pound Baringer to wee nintv-five pound Miller. It is to be regretted that our class was not represented bv a single man on the college eleven of this year, but we feel confident that this will not be the case during the remaining years of our course. In our foot ball game with the .Sophs we put up a stiff fight but were defeated by the close score of eleven to six. Our defeat was due to the fact that most of our men had never played a game before while the Soph team was composed almost entirely of ex- perienced men and included a number of men who were varsity players. In basket-ball we have been more fortunate as three of our men are among the seven which made up the col- lege team. Our class ball team has also done excellent work. What we shall accomplish in the line of base-ball and track remains yet to be seen, but the indications are that we will be well represented in both. Though we have thus far not been very prominent along athletic lines, in intellectual attainments our class, as a whole, has maintained a very high standard through the year. As the end of the college year draws near, the interest of the entire class is centered in the presentation of our play, and we feel confident that it will be a success in every way. Our Freshman year is fast drawing to a close and we look forward eagerly to what may be in store for us dur- ing the coming three years, but we confidently believe that the class of 1911 will aid very materially in making Muhlenberg a college inferior to none. Historian CLASS SONG, “1911 [Tune Cyuga) We re the class with names immortal Ever fierce and true, Gazing through the open portal Distance lends a view Of our work on field, in battle, In our class regime, We re no more the despised chattel; We re the class supreme. While the hours of time are fleeting Work is ours to do; h rom it are we ne’er retreating; We are staunch and true. Studies to us are a pleasure; We are sage and wise; To them we give truest measure, — Knowledge ne’er despise. Alma Mater, we adore thee Loyal Sons are we; Bending low the knee before thee, Show humility. When from thee we have departed, We will praise thy name, That the worn and weary hearted May reveal thy fame. 70 71 SOCIETIES. Break forth in song, O grand Aeolian lyre, Sing forth the praises of a countless throng, Who have displayed in the unsullied fire What grand achievements e’er to them belong. Sing forth their praises, they have done their part, By a pure mind and a truthful heart. Can we then linger on their worth alone ? Have not we also messages to give ? Not like bard Orpheus can we move the stcne, Nor for the Muses are we prone to live, Give of our worth and fight a noble fight Clinging to right and truth, the ways of light. In thy pure, mellow and melodious strains Sing sweet and clearly of the paths of life, Not in harsh, sad, but in distinct refrains Send forth the notes of love, to win the strife. Ours is a work that needs strong, willing minds, That for the true and just rich pleasure finds. 72 Euterpea Literary Society. OFFICERS. PRESIDENT ALFRED M. STUMP VICE PRESIDENT WILLIAM B. SHELLY RECORDING SECRETARY JACOB H. HORN CORRESPONDING SECRETARY PHILIP BARINGER TREASURER | CURTIS A. BROWN FLOYD EICHNER CRITICS HENRY MUELLER CHAPLAIN CHARLES GRANT PIANIST PAUL C. WEBER LIBRARIAN ( WILLIAM K. HUFF WARREN BEIDLER ASSISTANT LIBRARIANS 7 l MEMBERS. 1908. PAUL P. HUYETT Sem G. Beck Morris W. Krause Paul H. Rudh Alfred M. Stump Fred L. Coleman Howard S. Paules Harry L. Y. Seyler 1909. Herbert A. Weaver John S. Albert Rufus E. Kern Paul M. Reed Harold W. Shoenberger Warren M. Beidler Charles A. Laubach J. Calvin Schuger Jesse L Stetler Floyd L. Eichner Frederick A. Marks John G. Schumaker Herman D. Whitteker Walter A. Hauser William K. Huff Henry R. Mueller William B. Shelly 1910 Peter N. Wohlsen Clayton S. Gernet Henry R. Pott Karl L. Reisner Josiah A. Werner Jacob H. Horn Paul A. Putra George H. Shiery Robert R. Uhnch Paul P. Huyett Curtis A. Miller John A. Reid Leon F. Werley 1911. Jonathan F. Zane Raymond R. Ammarell Henry A. Behrens Paul M. Kuder Harrison A. Smith Philip S. Baringer William H. Bieber William E. Lewis Paul C. Weber John E. Bauman Charles Grant Edgar O. Reitz Paul B. Wolper Gustav H. Bechtold Edward C. Hardy Roger M. Rentschler Fred Wunder 74 E.A.WRIPHT PMILA, Euterpea Literary Society. C V 7ATCH AND ADVANCE” is ever before the members of Euterpea. This motto has stirred everyone, who has W been under the influence of the Muse of song, to great and noble efforts. Her sons have ever been true to her colors and have made her name resound in every walk of life. The graduates are scattered to the four winds of hea- ven, yet they ever remember their Alma Mater. Through graduation she lost five members, two being honor men, but has, during the year added sixteen members to her roll, which now numbers fifty-four, no doubt the highest number ever enrolled in Euterpea. From this number Euterpea expects great things and will cherish the fondest hopes that they will not be out done by her former graduates. Euterpea ! That name is ours To cherish and to bless. You fill us with ennobling powers, And us with love caress. No name is cherished by her sons As this, thy name sublime Which always through our spirit runs, With all the lapse of time. 75 Sophronia PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT RECORDING SECRETARY CORRESPONDING SECRETARY TREASURER ASSISTANT TREASURER CRITICS .... CHAPLAIN . PIANIST LIBRARIAN . ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN James W. Anthony Charles T. Jacks A. Charles R. Keiter George Kuhl James H. S. Bossard Allen W. Butz Dallas F. Green Albert C. H. Fasig J. Warren Fritsch John M Aberly Austin H S. Ernst Geary E. Everett Ralph S Funk G. Howard Gelsinger John Hassler Martin S. Kleckner Elbert E. Landis Ober Morning William Boyer Arthur N. Butz Albert S. Dampman Warren L. Eberts Robert Haas George B. Hamm Literary Society. RALPH H. SCHATZ ROY F. SHUPP JOHN M. ABERLY ASHER F. SHUPP O. F. BERNHEIM FRANCIS H. SMITH j DALLAS F. GREEN | J. WARREN FRITSCH GEORGE KUHL OBER MORNING JOHN HASSLER j ASHER F. SHUPP ) GEARY E. EVERETT MEMBERS 1908 Franklin H. Marsh Ralph H . Schatz Q Warren A. Ziegenfu y Robert F. Kline Ralph R. Rudolph Edgar V. Nonamaker Francis H. Smith ). L. Frank Raup Roy F. Shupp Howard E. Ruhe Kotaro Tanaka Arthur H. Schmoyer Nathan B. Yerger Asher F. Shupp Fred W. Zuch 1 John E. Hartzell Edgar S. Lawall Harvey R. Miller Edgar F. Romig Harry G. Stuart 77 History of Sophronia Literary Society. G OD, that all powerful Creator of nature and Architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech; but the relation literature in general bears to poetry, speech in its common significance, bears to eloquence. Ever since the days of the Patriarchs men have been striving to draw forth the beauty of the mind by cultivating this faculty, and to express thought in words sweetly placed and modestly directed’, for eloquence like a flame requires matter to feed it, and motion to excite it. A notable movement in that direction occurred in eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, when Sophronia Literary Society was organized to improve the natural ability of speaking and to cultivate the art of oratory. Altho having a somewhat slow and infirm inception, she has hitherto always maintained an accelerated march of progress, so that now she proves a mighty and conspicuous head-light for Greater Muhlenberg in her rapid develop- ment. The Society now occupies a spacious, neatly re-modeled hall facing the West, the direction of progress; has a healthy membership; and possesses a fine library which, with the books added this year, includes three thousand volumes. All of the books have been reshelved, renumbered and catalogued during the past year, thus insuring even better service than ever before. The library embraces works on art, religion, science, history, fiction, biography and philosophy, and furnishes a ready reference for the members of the Society. New books are added continually. Sophronia can well feel proud of her past. It is only thru the refining fire of many trails that she can lay claim to her present glory. What has aided a great deal in her success is her motto: ' ' The End Crowns the Work, ’ ’ which has been her watchword ever since her organization. This year again she carried off the palm in the Inter- Society Contest. In her ranks are always found excellent representatives of all the sports which now occupy so great a place in the student’s catalogue, and are indispensable to any College life. All indications point to a bright future for the Society; and may all her sons always realize the fact that it means work to attain an end, and remember also, that “The End Crowns the Work.’’ 78 DjicJuu PJt Uo. Sem G. Beck Howard S. Paules Alfred M. Stump John S. Albert Rufus E. Kern Ralph R. Rudolph Peter N. Wohlsen Muhlenberg Dramatic Association. OFFICERS. PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER BUSINESS MANAGER ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGERS MASTER OF PROPERTY STAGE MANAGER TRAINER HERBERT A. WEAVER, ’08 FRANCIS H. SMITH, ’09 JOHN S. ALBERT MR. OSCAR F. BERNHEIM. PETER N. WOHLSEN, 09 RALPH H. SCHATZ, ’08 MARTIN S. KLECKNER, ’10 HENRY R. MUELLER, ’09 PAUL H. RUDH, ' 08 MR. JOHN McCOLLOM, Jr. Fred. L. Coleman Paul H. Rudh Herbert A. Weaver James H. S. Bossard Robert F. Kline Harold W. Schoenberger MEMBERS 1908. Chas. T. Jacks Ralph H. Schatz 1909. Floyd L. Eichner Chas. E. McCormick Francis H. Smith Frank H. Marsh Harry L. Y. Seyler William K. Huff Henry R. Mueller Herman D. Whitteker Ralph S. Funk Paul A. Putra Arthur H. Schmoyer John Hassler L. Frank Raup Fred. W. Zuch 1910. Martin S, Kleckner Karl L. Reisner Henry R. Pott Howard E. Ruhe SO “Don Caesar De Bazan” The 3 Act Drama, PRESENTED BY MUHLENBERG COLLEGE ASSOCIATION, LYRIC THEATRE, MONDAY JANUARY 27th, 1908. Direction: — Mr. JOHN McCOLLOM, Jr. 81 “DON CAESAR DE BAZAN " “ Don Caesar de Bazan.’ Dramatis Personae. Charles II, King of Spain John Hassler, ’10 Don Jose, his minister Martin Seler Kleckner, ’10 Don Caesar De Bazan Ralph Schatz, ’08 Marquis De Rotondo Henry Pott , ’10 Lazarillo Herbert A. Weaver , ’08 Lopez Fred. Coleman , ’08 Pedro John S. Albert , ’09 Captain of the Guard Harry L. Y. Seyler, ' 08 J udge Ralph Funk , ’ 1 0 Paeola Henry R. ftfueller, ’09 Maritana,. Harold Schoenberger, ’09 Countess De Rotondo Ralph R. Rudolph , ’09 Servant John S. Albert , ’09 Arquebusiers Members of College Glee Club. Nobles and Ladies Messrs. Smith , ’09, Mueller , ’0,9 funk , ’10, Kern , ' 09 Synopsis of Acts. ACT 1, SCPJNE 1. — Public Square in Madrid. SCIiNK 2. — A prison. (Between Scene 1 and 2, the entire house will be in darkness for a few minutes.) ACT 2. — Palace of the Marquis Rotondo. ACT 3. — Maritana’s apartments in the chateau of the King near Aranguez. 83 Mrs Clias. M. Jacobs, Mrs. C. A. Kershner, Mrs. Mary E. Heilman, Mrs. J. H. Raker, Mrs. Reuben J. Butz, Mrs. I)r. S. E. Oclisenfonl, Mrs. Geo. O. Albright, Mrs. Frank Buchinan, Mrs. Horatio B. Koch, Mrs. Herbert Keller, Mrs. Mary Leisenring, Mrs. Marvin L. Kleppinger, Mrs. Geo. W. Hunsicker, Mrs. Jas. F. Hunsicker, Mrs. Jas. W. Holman, Mrs. Francis Kleckner, Mrs. L. O. Shankweiler, Mrs. R. J. Flexer, Mrs. Geo. F. Seiberling, Mrs. John W. Eckert, Mrs. Frank M. Trexler, Mrs. Wm. H. McCormick, Miss May Rent .heimer, Mrs. John S. Hartzell, Miss Gertrude Paules, Miss Clara Stump, Miss Rosa Keller, Mrs. George F. Schoeneberger, Mrs. John M. Newliard, Miss Grace E. Resh, Mrs. Robert R. Rupp, Mrs. George F. Zuch, Mrs. Dr. Richard Beck, Mrs. Peter N. Wohlsen, Miss Maude E. Resh, Patroness in Urbe. Mrs. John A. McCollom, Jr. Mrs. John A. McCollom, Mrs. Prof. Wm. H. Reese, Mrs. G. Fred. Kulil, Mrs. M. C. Henninger, Mrs. Lucy Iluebner, Mrs. Edwin Keller, Mrs. L. S. Anewalt, Mrs. Louis Albright, Mrs. L. C. Schatz, Mrs. John S. Hartzell, Mrs. Clias. Mosser, Mrs. A. K. Jacks, Mrs. Thos. Koch, Mrs. Ralph Metzgar, Mrs. C. J. Otto, Miss Anna B. Horn, Miss Bessie S. Barber, Miss Mary Heller, Miss Martha Andrews, Miss May Helfrich, Miss Mabel Snyder, Miss Hilda Schaffer, Miss Dorothy Rulie, Miss Minnie Kerschner, Miss Grace Kuntz, Miss Ellen J. Faust, Miss Kate S. Grim, Miss Gladys West, Miss Althea S. Kline, Miss Constance Erdman, Miss Mava Dilcher, Miss Mildred Blank, Miss Flossie E. Kohl, Miss Emma Shankweiler, Miss Emalie Mosser, Miss Florence Yeager, Rev. A. Steimle, Rev. Albert Steinhaeuser, Dr. A. S. Kistler, Mr. John Taylor, Mr. Geo. Kuhl, PATRONESS EX URBE. Hellertown, Pa. Catasauqua, Pa. Bethlehem, Pa. Kutztown, Pa. Alburtis, Pa. Siegfried, Pa. Siegfried, Pa. Lancaster, Pa. Lehighton, Pa. Marietta, Pa. Heck town, Pa. Lancaster, Pa. Philadelphia, Pa. Rev. H. P. Miller, Mr. Stille Rentzheimer, Mr. E. J. La wall, Miss Mary Debold, Mr. Wilmer Kleppinger, Mr. Charles R. Keiter, Miss Louise Bischoff, Mr. B. Stanley Eberts, Mr. Frank Stein, Mrs. Milton Shupp, Miss Florence Lind erman, Mrs. E. H. Everitt, Mr. John Sheetrumph, Mr. Leon F. Werley, Mr. Frank Mickley, Mr. Malcolm W. Gross, Mr. Robert Kleckner, Dr. Howard S. Seip, Mr. Warren E. Bittner, Mr. Gilbert Aymar, Mr. Max Erdinan, Mr. Arthur Keller, Mr. Edwin H. Stein, Mr. J. F. Bernheim, Mr. Edwin A. Barber, Mr. William Andrews, Dr. F. H. Dickenshied, Mr. Martin Kemmerer, Alpha Tau Omega F ' raternity, Delta Theta Fraternity, Prince Furniture Co., Shankweiler Lehr, Brooklyn, N. Y Hellertown, Pa. Catasauqua, Pa. Brooklyn, N. Y. Catasauqua, Pa. Bethlehem, Pa. Bethlehem, Pa. Bethlehem, Pa. Bethlehem, Pa. Effort, Pa. Kutztown, Pa. Long Pond, Pa. 84 Bible Class Association. HONORARY PRESIDENT PROF. WM. WACKERNAGEL, D. D. OFFICERS. PRESIDENT . . . SECRETARY AND TREASURER . F. L. COLEMAN. ' 08 JOHN HASSLER, ' 10 MEMBERS. 1908. F. L. Coleman Paul H. Rudh Alfred M. Stump Howard S. Paules Harry L. Y. Seyler Herbert A. Weaver 1909. Warren Beidler Edgar V. Nonamaker Rufus Kern Peter N. Wohlsen Henry R. Mueller 1910. Geary E. Everett Paul P. Huyett Karl L. Reisner Jacob H. Horn Curtis A. Miller George H. Shiery Nathan B. Y. Yerger John Hassler 1911. Raymond D. Ammarell Roger Rentscheler Philip S. Barringer Edward C. Hardy Gustave A. Bechtold Charles L. Grant Henry A. Behrens Paul C. Weber Edgar O. Reitz Paul B. Wolper Frederick C. Wunder. LECTURES. “ Mission Work in India " “ Mission Work in the Northwest” “ The Colony of Mercy in Boelefeld " " Heroes of the Church “ Social Conditions in a Great City ' Rev. Calvin Kuder Rev. John Nicum Rev. Bachman Rev. Chas. L. Fry Rev. E. P. H. Pfatteicher 85 Northfield. M UHLENBERG had the honor of being represented by delegates at the last conference at Northfield from June 28 to July 7. The delegates reached Northfield by way of New York City, going from thence thru Long Island Sound bv Steamer as far as New London, Connecticut, from which place the Central Railroad of Vermont took them direct to The Conference. Northfield lies on the beautiful banks of the Connecticut River, in a country surrounded by pine forests. It is situated near the northern border of Massachusetts, just three miles south of the junction of the States of Ver- mont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Everything at Northfield is in harmony. The many delegates from all the various colleges and universities of the East are by means of the The Conference bound into one great and noble brotherhood. The very atmosphere of the place causes all to become friends. The object of The Students Conference is to promote The Kingdom of God thru College Men. By listening to the various addresses made by devout men, many a young man has his career changed, and when he leaves Northfield he feels that in this place God has spoken to him and has pointed out to him that which He desires him to do. But these addresses, though they formed perhaps the central feature of the conference life, gathering under one roof the whole conference, yet they were but a part of the varied activities of the day. These ranged in case of the college men, from group Bible classes, in which were enrolled a greater proportion of the members of the con- ference than ever before, to the field sports of July 4, in which Princeton came off with first honors, followed in order by Harvard, Yale and Mount Herinon, and the traditional celebration and bonfire of the evening. The Round Top meetings of this conference were devoted to the problem of the choice of a life work, the opportunities offered by the ministry, the mission field, journalism, etc., being presented. Results are hard to measure ; but if a deepened prayer life and a new strength of resolution on the part of a young man, and a complete transformation of character in the case of numbers of others, may be set down as results, the conference at Northfield, of 1907, was crowned with a success even greater than that won by its prede- cessors. 86 THE “MUHLENBERG " STAFF The Muhlenberg Staff. 1907-1908. EDITORS-IN-CHIEF FIRST TERM. SECOND TERM Paul H. Rudh, ' 08 Charles T. Jacks, ' 08 ASSISTANT EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Charles T. Jacks, ' 08 H. D. Whitteker ' 09 ALUMNI EDITOR George T. Ettinger, Ph. D., ' 80 ASSOCIATE EDITORS EXCHANGE H. L. Y. Seyler, ' 08 Chas. R. Keiter, ' 08 PERSONAL J. W. Fritsch, 09 H. W. Schoenberger, ' 09 ATHLETIC John S. Albert, 09 Ralph R. Rudolph, 09 LITERARY J. H. S. Bossard, 09 F. A. Marcks, ' 09 BUSINESS MANAGER O. F. Bernheim. ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGERS H. S. Paules, ' 08 James W. Anthony, ' 08 J. V. Anthony, 08 Peter N. Wohlsen, 09 THE PRESS CLUB. Muhlenberg Press Club PRESIDENT OFFICERS. HOWARD S. PAULES VICE PRESIDENT FRANCIS H. SMITH SECRETARY . FRED L. COLEMAN TREASURER . OSCAR FREDERICK BERN HEIM ASSISTANT TREASURER .... SEM G. BECK MEMBERS. Sem G. Beck 1908. Howard S. Paules Fred L. Coleman Alfred M. Stump Herbert A. Weaver John S. Albert Rufus E. Kern 1909. John G. Schumaker Francis H. Smith 91 THE GLEE CLUB The Glee Club PRESIDENT MANAGER SECRETARY TREASURER . DIRECTOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR First Tenor Chas. T. Jacks, 08 George Kuhl, ’08 J. Warren Fritsch, 09 Warren L. Eberts, ’ I I Robert R. Urich, 10 First Bass Floyd Eichner, 09 Chas. E. McCormick, 09 Paul C. Weber, ’ I I Pianist O. Morning, ’10 Reciter Floyd Eichner, ’09 Chas. T. Jacks, 1st Tenor Rufus E. Kern, 2d Tenor Allentown, Pa. Y. M.C.A. Auditorium, Jan. 24 Reading, Pa. Rajah Temple, Jan. 31 E. Greenville, Pa. Feb. 22 Tamaqua, Pa. Feb. 28 Tower City, Pa. Feb. 29 GLEE CLUB CONCERT Allentown, Pa., St. Michaels Church, March 3 Lancaster, Pa., Y. M.C.A. Auditorium, Apr. 23 Elizabethtown, Pa., April 24 Mechanicsburg, Pa., April 25 OFFICERS CHAS. T. JACKS, ’08 JOHN HASSLER, 10 J. WARREN FRITSCH, 09 OSCAR F. BERNHE1M PROF. C. A. MARKS. CHAS. T. JACKS, ’08 MEMBERS Second Tenor Jesse L. Stetler, 08 Rufus E. Kern, 09 Ralph R. Rudolph, ' 09 Edgar F. Romig, ' ll Second Bass Francis H. Smith, ’09 James H. S. Bossard, 09 Peter N. Wohlsen, ' 09 John Hassler, 10 Violinist Frank P. Miller, ' 09 Basso John Hassler, ’10 Quartet Chas. E. McCormick, 1st Bass John Hassler, 2d Bass Perkasie, Pa., May 2 Pottstown, Pa., Opera House, May 8 Ephrata, Pa., May 9 Brooklyn, N. Y. May 15 Alma Mater. How few have prized thee as they ought, How few have praised thy name. How few with thee have cast their lot, How few rehearsed thy fame ? For other ranks they worked wilh mi ght For other ranks have striven They have not weighed in clearer light What thou to them hast given. Shall we then toil in nature’s weahh In mines of knowledge deep ? And never drink to thee, thy health ? Let silence o’er thee creep ? Let us forever delve in thee And hunt for richer gems Give e ' er for thee our strongest plea, Crown thee with diadems. Still close to thee then let us cling, Our hearts and hands unite, To us the purest knowledge Lring. No mortal wilt thou slight ; May those who wander far away, Be ever drawn to thee That to their life’s fast ebbing day, Thy beauty they may see. Then upward, higher let us climb. Turn thou our darkness, light ; That always on the dial of time Thy name may shine full bright. May we remember thee for aye, Nor e ' er forget thy name Dear Muhlenberg, from day to day. Forever, still the same. 94 ALPHA TAU OMEGA FRATERNITY Alpha Tau Omega. FOUNDED 1665. FRATERNITY JOURNAL: “Alpha Tau Omega Palm.” COLORS : Sky Blue and Old Gold. PENNSYLVANIA ALPHA IOTA CHAPTER. ESTABLISHED 1881. Adolph J. Aschbach Oscar F. Bernheim IN URBE. Warren E. Bittner Rev. C. H. Bohner Solomon J. Boyer Prof. E. S. Dieter George F. Erdman Max S. Erdman Frederick A. Fetherolf, M. D. John E. Gomery Malcolm W. Gross George E. K. Guth R. Keeler Hartzell, M. D. Alfred S. Hartzell Allen V. Heyi Claude O. Hoffman M. S. Hottenslein Carroll H. Hudders Lloyd J. Iredell Robert A. Kistler. Edwin K. Kline J. Frederick Kuhl William J. Landis Rev. Elmer O. Leopold Flarold K. Marks Ralph Metzger David A. Miller Samuel P. Miller Prof. W. H. S. Miller John A. McCollom, Jr. Alfred L. Ocbs William H. Pascoe Irving L. Price George E. Raether Claude T. Reno Frank B. Rinn Wallace E. Ruhe Rev. J. Schindel Paul L. Semmel Irwin W. Shatter Claude G. Shar.kweiler Frederick A. Steward John F. Stein John H. Sykes Mervin J. Wertman Ira Wise Leo Wise John W. Woodring Alfred J. Yost, M. D. Sem G. Beck Charles R. Keiter IN FACULTATE Prof. W. H. Reese. IN COLLEGIO. 1908. George Kuhl Ralph H. Schatz James H. S. Bossard Albert C. H. Fasig 1909. Robert Kline Edgar V. Nonamaker Paul M. Reed Ralph R. Rudolph Francis H. Smith Jesse L. Stetler Clayton S. Gerr.et Howard E. Ruhe 1910. Roy F. Shupp Clarence Snyder John M. Aberly William Boyer AlbertS. Dampman 1911. John E. Hartzell Paul Kuder Edgar F. Romig ' Deceased. 97 The Active Chapters. Alabama Alpha Epsilon, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Beta Beta, Southern University, Greensboro, Ala. Alabama Beta Delta, University of Alabama, Tuskaloosa, Ala. Florida Alpha Omega, University of Florida, Gainsville, Fla. Georgia Alpha Beta, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. Georgia Alpha Theta, Emory College, Oxford, Ga. Georgia Alpha Zeta, Mercer University, Macon, Ga. Georgia Beta Iota, Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, Ga. Louisiana Beta Epsilon, Tulane University, New Orleans, La Texas Gamma Eta, University of Texas, Austin, Texas. Illinois Gamma Zeta, University of Illinois, Champaign, 111. Illinois Gamma Xi, University of Chicago, Chicago, III. Indiana Gamma Gamma, Rose Polytechnic Institute, Terre Haute, Ind. Indiana Gamma Omicron, Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind. Michigan Alpha Mu, Adrian College, Adrian, Mich. Michigan Beta Kappa. Hi ' lsdale College, Hillsdale, Mich. Michigan Beta Lambda, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. Michigan Beta Omicron, Albion College, Albion, Mich. Wisconsin Gamma Tau, University cf Wisconsin, Madison, Wis. California Gamma Iota, University of California, Berkeley, Cal. Colorado Gamma Lambda, University of Colorado, Boulder, Col. Iowa Beta Alpha, Simpson College, lndianola, Iowa. Kansas Gamma Mu, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan. Minnesota Gamma Nu, University of Minnesota, Minn eapolis, Minn. Missouri Gamma Rho, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. Nebraska Gamma Theta, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb. Washington Gamma Phi, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash. Maine Beta Upsilon, University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Maine Gamma Alpha, Colby College, Waterville, Maine. Massachusetts Beta Gamma, Mass. Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass. Massachusetts Gamma Beta, Tufts College, West Somerville, Mass. Massachusetts Gamma Sigma, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass. Rhode Island Gamma Delta, Brown University, Providence, R. 1. Vermont Beta Zeta, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt. New York Alpha Lambda, Columbia University, New York City, N. Y. New York Alpha Omicron, St. Lawrence University, Canton, N. Y. New York Beta Theta, Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. Pennsylvania Alpha Iota, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa. Pennsylvania Alpha Phi, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa. Pennsylvania Alpha Rho, Lehigh University, South Bethlehem, Pa. Pennsylvania Alpha Upsilon, Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, Pa. Pennsylvania Tau, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. North Carolina Alpha Delta, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. South Carolina Beta Xi, College of Charleston, Charleston, S. C. North Carolina Xi, Trinity College, Durham, N. C. Virginia Beta, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va. Virginia Delta, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. Ohio Alpha Nu, Mt. Union College, Alliance, Ohio. Ohio Alpha Psi, Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio. Ohio Beta Eta, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio. Ohio Beta Mu, Wooster University, Wooster, Ohio. Ohio Beta Omega, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Ohio Gamma Kappa, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Tennessee Alpha Tau, Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clarksville, Tenn. Tennessee Beta Phi, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee Belta I au, Southwestern Baptist University, Jackson, Tenn. Tennessee Omega, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. Tennessee Pi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. 98 Alpha, Lafayette, Ind. Xi, New York City. Epsilon Deuteron, Allentown. Warren T. Acker. Harry S. Hartzell. Chas. W. Reinhert. Reuben J. Bulz, Esrp Frank T. L. Keiler, Esq. Charles H. Smith. John M. Diefenderfer, Esq. Ralph E. Khne. Harry S. Snyder, M. D. Hon. Fred. E. Lewis, Esq. Samuel H. Raub. Charles W. Webb, Esq. George T. Ettmger, Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. (GRADUATE) GRADUATE CHAPTERS. Chi, Toledo, Ohio. Zeta, Kansas City, Mo. Kappa, Chicago, III. Psi, Cincinnati, Ohio. Oscar S. Grim. Prof. Francis D. Raub. Rev. Allen R. Appel, Morris H. Hoats, Esq. John T. Saeger. Ray E. Dorney. Charles T. Kriebei. Joseph P. Shimer. George Taylor Ettinger, Ph. D. Louis Soleliac. Rev. Ed. J. Wackernagel. Ph. D. IN URBE. R. W. Lentz. Samuel Anewalt. Milton Henninger, Esq. Lawrence W. Rupp, Esq. Winfield DeLong. J. Herbert Kohler. John L. Schwartz, Esq. J. Dallas Erdman. Francis J. Lewis, Esq. O. R. B. Leidy, Esq. Prof. Ambrose A. Kunkle. IN FACULTATE. Beta, Indianapolis, Ind. Omicron, Pittsburgh, Roderick E. Albright, M. D. Wm. A. Hausman, Jr., M. D. Frank H. Reiter. Frederick R. Bousch, M. D. Samuel J. Kistler, Esq. Rev. J. D. Schindel, D. D. Hon. C. J. Erdman, Esq. John Lear, M. D. Edward A. Soleliac. N. Giuley Finch. Joseph M. Weaver, M. D. John Lear, M. D. 99 DELTA THETA FRATERNITY Delta Theta. FOUNDED 1898. COLOR, Purple. IN FACULTATE. John Lear, A. M., M. D. ALUMNI. Warren F. Acker. Earle D. Laros. Rtv. Allen R. Apple. William FL C. Lauer. Rev. Willis Beck. Raymond W. Lentz. Frederick R. Bousch, M. D. Russell C. Mauch. FI. Leon Breidenbach. Moulton E. McFetridge. Rev. Frank Croman. Samuel H. Raub, Winfield P. De Long. Prof. Charles H. Reagle. Ray E. Dorney. Prof. Frederick P. Reagle. Rev. Lee M. Erdman. Charles W. Reinert. Charles W. Ettinger. Frank H. Reiter. Rev. Charles K. Fegley. Rev. George K. Rubrecht. N. Guily Finch. Lawrence W. Rupp, Esq. Frank Gable. Walter E. Sandt. Charles L. Glace. Walter E. Schock. Prof. Lawrence Z. Griesemer. j. Myron Shimer. Frederick W. Harrar. Prof. Charles A. Smith. William A. Fiausman, Jr., M. D. George Specht. Ralph E. Kline. Clarence R. Tellford. Charles T. Ktiebel. Rev. Chailes D. Trexler. Harold E. Kuhns. Leroy P. Umbenhauer. Prof. Ambrose A. Kunkle. Rev. Edward J. Wackernagle. Rev. Frank S. Kuntz. Joseph M. Weaver, M. D Charles W. Webb, Esq. IN COLLEGIO. 1908. Charles T. Jacks. Carbin C. Miller. Frank H. Marsh. Clarence J. Ruloff. 1909. Allen W. Butz. Roger R. Rupp. William K. Huff. William B. Shelly. Charles E. McCormick Harold W. Schoenberger. 1910. Paul P. Fluyelt. L. Frank Raup. Paul A. Putra. Asher F. Shupp. Kotaro Tanaka. 1911. Arthur N. Butz. George B. Hamm. Robert E. Haas. William E. Lewis. 101 Local Clubs PERKIOMEN CLUB. PRESIDENT. Edgar V. Nonamaker, 09 VICE PRESIDENT. Rufjs E. Kern, 09 SECRETARY. Philip S. Baringer, ’ I I TREASURER. Oscar F. Bernheim, ’92 ASSISTANT TREASURER. Elbert E. Landis. MEMBERS. Rufus E. Kern, ' 09 Edgar V. Nonamaker, ' 09 Elbert E. Land.s. 10 Nathan B. Yerger, 10 Philip S. Baringer, I I Reger M. Rer.tschler, I I 102 Chess Club KING. Harry L. Y. Seyler, 08 KNIGHT. J. S. Albert, ' 09 BISHOP. Paul H. Rudh, ' 08 ROOK. Jonathan Zane, Jr., ' 10 QUEEN. O. F. Bernheim, ' 92 PAWNS. Paul H. Rudh, ' 08 Harry L. Y. Seyler, ' 08 John S. Albert, 09 Henry R. Mueller, ' 09 Edgar V. Nonamaker, ' 09 Herman D. Whitteker, 09 Harold Schoenberger, 09 Roger Rupp, 09 Kotaro Tanaka, 10 Jonathan F. Zane, Jr., 10 PRESIDENT. Keystone Club. VICE PRESIDENT. John G. Schumaker, ’09 SECRETARY. Raymond D. Ammarell, I 1 TREASURER. O. F. Bernheim, ' 92 MEMBERS. J. H. Horn, ' 10 ASST. TREASURER. Geo. H. Schiery, ' 10 J. H. Horn, ’ 10 Geo. H. Scheiry, 10 Jay Trexler, ’10 MONITOR. Leon F. Werley, 10 Morris W. Krause, 08 Frank H. Marsh, ’08 Alfred M. Stump, 08 Walter A. Hauser, ' 09 J. Calvin Schugar, ’09 John H. Schumaker, 09 Leon F. Werley, ’10 Raymond D. Ammarell II Wm. H. Bieber, ’ll 105 Lancaster County Club. COLORS : Red and White. Flower : Red Rose. PRESIDENT. H. D. Whitteker VICE PRESIDENT. Karl L. Reisner SECRETARY AND ASSISTANT TREASURER. Ober Morning TREASURER. Oscar F. Bernheim, ’92 Henry R. Mueller, 09 Peter N. Wohlsen, ’09 Herman D. Whitteker, 09 Ober Morning, 10 MEMBERS. Karl L. Reisner, ’10 Fred. W. Zuch, ’10 Chas. L. Grant, ’ 1 1 Edward C. Hardy, ’1 1 Wackernagel Verein. PRESIDENT. Curtis A. Miller. SECRETARY AND TREASURER. John S. Albert. MEMBERS. 1909. John S. Albert Henry R. Mueller Warren M. Beidler 1910. John G. Schumaket G. Howard Gelsinger. Karl L. Reisner Elbert E. Landis George H . Schiery Curtis A. Miller 1911. Nathan B. Yerger Raymond D. Ammarell Edward C. Hardy Philip S. Baringer Edgar O. Reitz Gustav A. Bechtold Roger Rentschler Chas. L. Grant Paul C. Weber 106 Athletics at Muhlenberg. lb A S the last echo of the college cheer died away on last Thanksgiving Day, the greatest athletic season Muhlen- berg ever had, passed into history. During the season a great change had taken place in the old college. hour years ago when we moved to our present site there was no college spirit in the undergraduate body. To-day the students almost to a man, are most earnest supporters of their college. The alumni, a few excepted, took no active part in student interests pertaining to the general welfare of the college. I o-day there is much enthusiasm among our graduates as is shown by the manner in which many are supporting their alma mater. hew were the friends who supported college athletic activities, but to day they not only give us their presence at the games but their money as well, not only for athletic but for college purposes. Many of our neighboring institutions of learning did not recognize us. To-day they show us many courtesies not only athletically but also along scholastic lines. 108 What has brought about this change ? Nothing but the development of athletics along proper amateur lines under faculty control. Many were the harsh criticisms, two or three years ago when we played “Prep” and Normal schools instead of colleges, — but we were playing in our class. The wisdom of such a policy was shown, in that, when we were fit for better things we were recognized and last year several large colleges invited us to play with them. Only college iecuns were played last fall and that will be our policy in the future. That this rapid development has been wholesome, we quote the following eligibility rules : (1.) ‘ ' For athletic teams of this institution, only those students shall be eligible who are regularly registered and attending at least seven hours per week. (2.) No student shall be eligible who is deficient in one third or more of his subjects. (3.) No special student who is conditioned in one or more subjects shall be eligible. (4.) No student shall be eligible who has received money or other compensation for competing or instructing jn any athletic sport. (5.) No student being conditioned in one or more subjects shall be eligible for the captaincy of any team.” 109 Last December it was the writer’s privilege to attend the meeting of the Intercollegiate Athletic Association Meeting of the United States. Much of the proposed legislation for the cleansing of college athletics were rules already put into effect at Muhlenberg. In reality we were two or three years in advance of the larger institutions. When proposed by larger institutions they were heralded with delight but when first put into effect at Muhlenberg it was said “ the faculty has taken a step backward.” As yet all our efforts have been directed to the development of strong foot-ball teams, and this policy we in- tend to continue for the reason that foot-ball is the only true college sport. Our very successful season last year was due to the fact that we were able to receive a coach second to none at a minimum cost. How Dr. Geo. O. Barclay showed his ability in that direction is well known and the securing of him as Prof, of Physical Education assures us of our success in the future. Again we had an excellent manager one who never worked for personal glory or popularity among the students but always for the good of the institution. Again gccd material whose habits were such that it was an easy matter to keep them in condition for none of them were addicted to intoxicating liquors, and few to the tobacco habit. 110 Again for the first time the student body, almost to a man, and many of our alumni and friends gave us their unqualified support. In this connection it should be noted that very effective work in the way of securing money for athletic pur- poses was done by Mr. O. F. Bernheim the treasurer of the association. This year our basket-ball team has had a very successful season, winning all the games with one exception. Hereafter basket ball will be discontinued as an inter-collegiate sport. We believe the rules are such that no inter- pretation of them can be made to eliminate the unnecessary roughness. That the game is detrimental to the health of the players — due to the fact that the game is always played in-doors, amid clouds of dust and foul air. That our cage does not offer the proper facilities either for playing the game or for the accommodation of spectators. Lastly that it has always been a losing proposition financially. This spring our base-ball team is being coached by Mr. A. S. Landgraff of the Allentown Atlantic League Team. We were fortunate in securing his valuable services. Our prospects are bright for next year. We have the support of the many, we also want the support of the few. If you cannot give us financial support give us your good wishes and boom things bv always speaking a good word for us. Ill Athletic Association Hon. J as. L. Schaadt, ' 74 Fied. Coleman ' 08 Herbert A. Weaver, 08 OFFICERS. President Treasurer Secretary Assistant Secretary Manager of Foot Ball Team Assistant Manager of Foot Ball Team Manager of Base Ball Team Assistant Manager of Base Ball Team Manager of Basket Ball Team Assistant Manager of Basket Ball Team Manager of Track Team Assistant Manager of Track Team Fred. L. Coleman, 08 Oscar F. Bernheim ' 92 Howard Paules, 08 Herman D. Whitteker, ' 09 Alfred M. Stump, ' 08 Francis H. Smith, 09 Sem G. Beck, 08 Rufus Kern, 09 Charles R. Keiter, ' 08 John Albert, ' 09 Herbert A. Weaver, 08 John G. Schumaker, ' 09 ADVISORY BOARD. ALUMNI. Rev. J. Charles Rausch, ' 90 Howard S. Seip, D. D. S., ' 85 Reuben J. Butz, Esq., ' 87 FACULTY MEMBER. Prof. Wm. H. Reese. STUDENT MEMBERS. Sem G. Beck, ' 03 Alfred M. Stump, ' 03 Charles R. Keiter, ' 08 112 VARSITY FOOT-BALL TEAM Foot-Ball Team. CAPTAIN William B. Shelly, 09 MANAGER Alfred M. Stump, 08 COACH George O. Barclay, D. D. S. VARSITY. POSITIONS. PLAYERS. SUBSTITUTES. Left End Edgar Nonamaker, 09 l Paul Reed, 09 End Walter Hauser, 09 Left Tackle Karl Reisner, ' 10 Tackle x Warren Beidler, ’09 jCarbin Miller, 09 Guard John Schumaker, 09 j Curtis Miller, ’10 t xjohn Aberly, 10 Left Guard | Paul Reed, 09 Half-backs Roy Shupp, ’10 Centre James Bossard, 09 (Frederick Zuch, 10 Right Guard Alfred Stump, 08 Full-back xC. R. Ruloff Right Tackle Fred. Coleman, ' 08 Right End 1 Allen Butz, 09 | Karl Reisner, 09 Quarter-back John Albert, 09 xStopped playing on account of illness. Left Half-back William Shelly, ’09 Right Half-back Paul Putra, ' 10 Full-back Francis Smith, 09 FOOT BALL SCHEDULE OF 1907. SCORES. SCORES M. C. Opponents M. C. Opponents September 28, Lehigh University 0 29 November 2, Ursinus College II 5 October 5, Jefferson Medical College 4 0 November 9, Williamson Trade School 17 9 October 9, Gettysburg College 0 26 November 16, Stevens Institute 21 3 October 12, College of City of New York 44 0 November 23, Susquehanna University 28 10 October 26, Medico-Chi College 10 12 November 28, Lehigh Reserves 6 0 141 96 115 MUHLENBERG, 21 - STEVENS, 5 Statistics of Foot-Ball Players — Season of 1907. NAME. HEIGHT. WEIGHT LBS. AGE. NUMBER OF HALVES NUMBER OF YEARS CLASS. Fred. Coleman 5-10 34 165 20 PLAYED. 20 PLAYED. 3 Senior Alfred M. Stump 5-ioK 179 23 19 3 “ John Albert 5-2 4 127 22 19 3 Junior James H. S. Bossard 5-10 143 19 20 1 1 ‘ Allen Butz 5-8 4 137 20 12 3 “ Carbin Miller 5-634 169 24 7 3 “ Edgar V. Nonamaker 5-5 124 22 14 3 i Paul Reed 5-734 156 20 6 1 William Shelly 5-5 165 20 13 2 P ' raneis H. Smith 5-11% 159 20 17 3 Curtis Miller 5-834 151 24 18 1 Sophomore Paul Putra 5-734 155 20 17 2 ‘ 1 Karl Reisner 5-8 4 152 21 10 1 4 4 FOOT-BALL October 3, Temple University, Allentown, Pa. October 10, Medico-Chirurgtcal College, Allentown, Pa. October 17, Lebanon Valley College, Allentown, Pa. October 24, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa. October 31, Susquehanna University, Allentown, Pa. SCHEDULE FOR 1908. November 7, Franklin and Marshall College, Allentown, Pa. November 14, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N. J. November 21, Carlisle Indian Reserves, Allentown, Pa. Thanksgiving Day, Open. 117 FOOT- BALL o SONGS O ! it ' s tackle hard and low, boys, 1’ts nail them where they stand, Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! For dear old Muhlenberg And it ' s every play a gain, boys, You ' re the finest in the land. Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! For dear old Muhlenberg ! Muhlenberg Forever, Hurrah, boys hurrah ! We are the people, We are, yes we are! Then it rush them down the field, boys. You’ve got them on the run : Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! for dear old Muhlenberg ! Touch down, touch down, watch while we make it, We re scoring mid roaring and after the victory We ll sing and shout till our voices give out For our dear old Muhlenberg! Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! Muhlenberg ! Muhlenberg! Warriors of Muhlenberg ! Muhlenberg ! Muhlenberg ! Tear up the line : When the foe is a ' falling, through the line go a sailing. Push the ball across the field for another clean touch down. Now rush the ball up the field, Muhlenberg! We ll win, we ll win, we ll win. The passing is breezy, the touch downs come easy. Now watch our brave boys rush them in. For Muhlenberg College is here with the goods And other schools must, “ Skiddo to the woods, " Now rush the ball up the field, Muhlenberg ! We ll win, we ll win, we’ll win. Our boys are on the foot-ball field, awaiting for the fray. The college yell is in the air, we’ve got to win the day, We’ll show our sturdy foemen, that they ' re not with us to-day. While we are shouting for victory. Hurrah ! hurrah ! now rush them down the field, Hurrah ! hurrah ! we’ll make the foemen yield, Our boys are striving nobly, and they’ll win for us to-day While we’er shouting for Muhlenberg. VARSITY BASKET-BALL TEAM Basket-Ball Team Forwards Centre ‘t MANAGER Charles Keiter, 08 ASSISTANT MANAGER John Albert, 09 CAPTAIN Charles Keiter, 08 (Howard Ruhe, ' 10 (William Boyer, ’ll Guards John Aberly, ' 10 Substitutes SCHEDULE OF 1908. ) Charles Keiter, ' 08 | Roy Shupp, 10 ) Arthur Butz, ' I I | Warren Eberts, ’ll SCORES SCORES M. C. Opponents M. C. Opponents January 10, East Stroudsburg Normal School 20 15 February 15, Susquehanna University 26 25 January 17, Franklin and Marshall College 19 17 February 29, Susquehanna University 17 60 February 1, Moravian College 28 15 Statistics of Basket Ball Players- -Season 1908. NUMBER NUMBER NAME. HEIGHT. WEIGHT. AGE OF HALVES OF YEARS CLASS PLAYED PLAYED Charles Keiter 6-234 176 19 10 3 Senior Rov Shupp 5-632 135 19 10 1 Sophomore John Aberly 5 - 10 % 150 19 8 1 1 ‘ Howard Ruhe 5-11 151 18 8 2 i ( William Boyer 5-10 153 19 8 1 Freshman Arthur Butz 5 - 1 % 142 17 3 1 ‘ Warren Eberts 5-6 122 20 3 1 1 121 DR. GEO. O. BARCLAY Who coached the Varsity Foot-Ball Team, thru one of Us most successful seasons. W. P. BACHMAN Instructor in Gymnastics, whose efficiency in this particular line is well known to all. VARSITY BASE-BALL TEAM Base- Ball Team Catcher : John M. Aberly Pitcher : Walter A. Hauser 1st Base: Wm. B. Shelly 2nd Base : Paul Putra 3rd Base : Warren L. Eberts Short Stop : John S. Albert SEM G. BECK, Manager WALTER A. HAUSER, Captain POSITIONS. Left Field : Allen W, Butz Centre Field : Roy F. Shupp Right Field : Rufus E. Kern ) James W. Anthony | Ralph S. Funk Subs TEAM. Lafayette Second Lehigh Second C. C. 1. Moravian College Lafayette Second SCHEDULE. DATE. May 2, 1908 May 9, “ May 16, “ May 23, “ June 3, “ PLACE. Allentown, Pa Allentown, Pa Hackettstown, N. J. Bethlehem, Pa Allentown, Pa 125 VARSITY RELAY TEAM First Runner Second Runner Third Runner Fourth Runner First Sub Relay Team. HERBERT A. WEAVER, Manager ALLEN W. BUTZ, Captarn Charles L. Grant Ralph R. Rudolph Francis H. Smith Allen W. Butz Edward C. Hardy Tennis Club MEMBERS. 1908. James W. Anthony Harry L. Y. Seyler Alfred M. Stump Herbert A. Weaver John S. Albert William B. Shelly Edgar V. Nonamaker Rufus E. Kern Jesse L. Stetler John M. Aberly Asher F. Shupp Elbert E. Landis John Hassler Kotaro Tanaka L. Frank Raup Paul P. Huyett Howard E. Ruhe Raymond Ammarell Paul B. Wolper Charles Grant Roger M. Rentschler. Howard S. Paules Paul H. Rudh Franklin H. Marsh 1909. Robert F. Kline Walter A. Hauser Francis H. Smith Paul M. Reed Ralph R. Rudolph 1910. Martin S. Kleckner Ralph S. Funk Roy F. Shupp Ober Morning J. H. Horn Nathan B. Yerger Karl L. Reisner Jonathan F. Zane 1911. Albert S. Dampman Philip S. Baiinger Fred. Wunder 12S GENERAL VIEW OF TENNIS COURTS, LABORATORY, POWER HOUSE AND GRIDIRON Winners of the M Fred. Coleman, 08 James Bossard, 09 Edgar Nonamaker, 09 Karl Reisner, 10 Charles Keiter, 08 William Boyer. ’ I 1 Herbert Weaver. 18 Robert Kline, 09 John Aberly, 10 Warren Eberts. II A. M. Stump, ' 08 Francis Smith, 09 Paul Reed, ' 09 Roy Shupp, 10 FOOT-BALL “ M. " John Albert, 09 William Shelly. 09 Curtis Miller 10 BASKET BALL “M. " John Aberly, 10 SCRUB FOOT-BALL “M. " John Schumaker, 09 Roy Shupp, ' 10 Jonathan Zane. 10 Paul Weber, ’ I I Albert Fasig, ' 09 Fred. Zuch, ' 10 Arthur Schelly. ’ I 1 George Ely, ’ I I Allen Butz, 09 Carbin Miller, 09 Paul Putra, ' 10 Howard Ruhe, 10 Rufus Kern, ' 09 Asher Shupp, 10 Paul Kuder, ’ I I Walter Hauser, ' 09 130 “1910” FOOT-BALL TEAM. OBER MORNING, Manager Left End Left Tackle, Zane f Miller Left Guard j | McCreery | Snyder Left Half-Back Reisner A. Shupp JOHN M. ABERLY, Captain Right End, Horn Right Tackle, Landis Centre, Morning Full-Back, Aberly Right Guard, Hassler Quarter-Back, Zuch j Putra Right Half-Back I R. Shupp SCORE, Sophomores 1 I ; Freshmen 5. Left End | Wunder ) Dampman Left Tackle, Haas | La wall j Schelly Left Half-Back, Boyer Left Guard “1911” FOOT-BALL TEAM. WARREN L. EBERTS, Manager PHILIP S. BARING ER, Captain Centre, Ammarell Full-Back, Baringer Quarter-Back, Eberts Right End, Hardy Right Tackle, Kuder Right Guard, Butz Right Half-Back, Ely WINNERS OF THE INTERCLASS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES 1910’ Basket-Ball Team. JOHN M. ABERLY, Manager ROY F. SHUPP, Captain FORWARDS Howard E. Ruhe Paul A. Putra CENTRE John M. Aberly GUARDS Roy F. Shupp C. Harold McCreery SUBS. Paul P. Huyett Asher F. Shupp 1911 Basket-Ball Team. ARTHUR N. BETZ. Mana S er WARREN L. EBERTS. Captain FORWARDS Arthur N. Butz Fred. C. Wunder CENTRE. Wm. H. Boyer GUARDS Warren L. Eberts Chas. L. Grant SUBS Paul M Kuder Arthur J Schelly “1910” BASE-BALL TEAM. MARTIN S. KLECKNER, Manager HOWARD E. RUHE, Captain 1st Base, A. Shupp 2nd Base, Putra 3rd Base, Funk Catcher, Aberley Pitcher, Ruhe Short Stop, R. Shupp Sub, Huyett Left Field, Gernet Centre Field, Kleckner Right Field, Zuch “1911” BASE-BALL TEAM. CHAS. L. GRANT, Manager WARREN L. EBERTS, Captain 1st Base, Grant 2nd Base, Hardy 3rd Base, Dampman Catcher, Stuart Pitcher, Wunder Short Stop, Eberts Sub, Miller Left Field, Lawall Centre Field, Wolper Right Field, Behrens GYMNASIUM CLASS Inter-Class Basket-Ball Contest. POSITIONS SENIORS JUNIORS SOPHOMORES FRESHMEN FORWARDS | Kuhl f Anthony Albert, (Capt.) Ruhe Hauser Putra Butz Wunder CENTRE Keiter, (Capt.) Smith Aberly Boyer GUARDS | Stump P ' asig R. Shupp, (Capt.) Eberts , (Capt.) j Coleman Bossard McCreery Grant SUBS j Marsh Laubach Mueller Huyett A. Shupp Kuder INDIVIDUAL RECORD. NAME FIELD GOALS FOUL GOALS OFFENSES NAME FIELD GOALS FOUL GOALS OFFENSES Aberly 22 11 Hauser 15 4 10 Albert 9 7 Keiter 15 4 16 Anthony 6 in Kuhl 7 21 5 Bossard 5 11 4 McCreery 1 4 Boyer 17 4 2 Putra 12 7 Bntz 16 29 2 Ruhe 28 29 9 Coleman 15 4 Shupp 4 8 Eberts 3 5 Smith 6 3 Fasig 1 5 Stump 2 8 Grant 1 ' 1 27 Wunder 16 7 139 SCORES. Freshmen, 17 Seniors, 34 Sophomore, 25 Juniors, 17 Freshmen, 37 Juniors, 17 Sophomore, 20 Seniors, 13 Freshmen, 13 Sophomore, 33 Seniors, 18 Juniors, 32 Sophomore, 22 Juniors, 10 Freshmen, 22 Seniors, 34 Freshmen, 41 Juniors 17 Sophomore, 39 Seniors, 10 Freshmen, 10 Sophomore, 28 STANDING. Won Lost Percentage Sophomore 6 0 1,000 Seniors 2 o o Freshmen 2 4 .354 ' Juniors 1 4 .200 PRIZE WINNERS. Silver Loving Clip : Sophomore Team Individual Medal : Howard Ruhe 140 The week of all the year which is the best, Which to the weary brings relief and rest. The week of joy, peace, ecstacy and love, A counterpart fore ' er of joys above. BACCALAUREATE SERMON BY PRESIDENT JOHN A. W. HAAS Sunday, June 16, 1907 St. Luke, 12 : 48 Presidents Reception to Senior Class Hotel Allen, Monday, March 17, 1907 Freshman Class Play " A Scrap of Paper” Lyric Theatie, Tuesday June 18, 1907 The Junior Oratorical Contest Lyric Theatre, Wednesday, June 19, 1907 Commencement Exercises Lyric Theatre, Thursday, June 20, 1907 142 Freshman Play 1 A SCRAP OF PAPER. " A Comedy in Three Acts Under the direction of John A. McCollom, Jr. Fred. W. Zuch, Business Manager Martin S. Kleckner Henry R. Pott Assistant Business Managers LYRIC THEATRE, JUNE 18, 1907. Committees Program Patronesses John M. Aberly, Chairman Karl L. Reisner, Chairman John Hassler Earle D. Laros Howard E. Ruhe Clarence Snyder DRAMATIS PERSONAE. Pro per Couramont Baron de la Glaciere Brisemouche ( Landed Proprietor and Naturalist ) Anatole (His Ward) Baptiste (Servant) Francois ( Servant of Prosper) Louise de la Glaciere M ile Suzannede de Russeville (Her Cousin) . Mathilda ( Sister to Louise ) M ile Zenobie (Sister to Biisemouche ) Mme Dupont (Housekeeper) Pauline (Maid) Karl L. Reisner John Hassle Henry R . Pott Fred. IV. Zuch Clarence A . Sn yder Paul Putra Austin J. Canning Martin S. Kleckner ■ A rthur A . Schmoyer Howard E. Ruhe Ralph S. Funk S. Frank Raup ACT I, Drawing Room in a French Country Home. ACT II. Room assigned to Prosper, in the House of Brisemouche. ACT III, A Conservatory attached to the Chateau. 143 Miss Helen C. A. Moyer Miss Anna Christ Miss Mary Canning Miss Sal lie Koch Miss Martha E. Andrews Mrs. Meta Butterwick Mrs. Francis G. Lewis Mrs. L. L. Anewalt Mrs. Chas. M. Saeger Mrs. H. E. Keller Mrs. Geo. Ormrod Mrs. G. G. Blank Mrs. Harvey Kuhns Mr. Earl L. Miller Mr. Edwin M. Slialter Mr. T. M. Simcoe Miss Carrie M: Everett Miss Della M. Schollenberger Miss Martha A. Smartwood Miss Hazel Smith Mrs. Sarah Kemmerer Mrs C. M. Schmoyer Mr. C. F. Rengier Mr. Miles Newhard Mr. Cyrus Reninger Patrons and Patronesses in Urbe. Miss Florence Hartzell Miss Esther Lee Miss May I Rentzheimer Miss Sallie Kistler Miss Sadie T. Gritnlev Mrs. E. M. Young Mrs. Harrison E. Ruhe Mrs. G. M. Pott Mrs. Richard J. Flexer Mrs. Chas. Mosser Mrs. Walter M. Kuhns Mrs. Geo. Seiberling Mrs. James Bowen Mr. Howard Seip, D. D. S. Mr. Paul Kersteter Rev. S. E. Ochsenford, D. D. EX Miss Mildred M. Neumoyer Miss Clara M. Kraus Miss Evelyn M. F. Scott Mrs. H. Kostenbader Mrs. E. H. Everett Mrs. J. F. Zane Mr. John Barley Mr. C. A. Fondersmith Mr. Reuben D. Wenrich, M. I Miss Abbie Leisenring Miss Marie Fritsch Miss Della 0. Roth Miss Elsie Blank Miss Florence Yeager Mrs. T. J. Ochs Mrs. M. E. McFetridge Mrs. L. O. Shankweiler Mrs. James W. Hollman Mrs. F. O. Ritter Mrs. Frank M. Trexler Mrs. Nathan Ritter Rev. J. A. W. Haas, D. D. Mr. Willis P. Bachman Mr. J. C. Rausch URBE. Miss Edna Lawrence Miss Irene Ruth Miss Charlotte Kostenbader Mrs. L. K. Leidy Mrs. G. F. Zuch Mrs. L. C. Reisner Mr. J. H. Leippe Mr. John H. Keppleman Miss Olen Au Rand Miss Ada Snyder Miss Anna Cooper Miss Annie Schaeffer Misses Hartman Mrs. Wm. H. McCormjek Mrs. J. B. Arnheim Mrs. Geo. Albright Mrs. Harry G. Trexler Mrs. A. K. Jacks Mrs. Francis Kleckuer Mrs. Percy Kleckner Mr. Martin Kemmerer Mr. Robert C. Horn Mr. A. A. Smith Miss Amanda Levan Miss Pldith M. Boyer Miss Cecilia Kostenbader Mrs. Martin Backenstoe Mrs. J. A. Trexler Mrs. L. A. Snyder Mr. John Reed Mr. S. M. Potteiger 144 The Junior Oratorical Contest. LYRIC THEATRE, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 1907 ORDER OF EXERCISES PRAYER Rev. Leonard Groh, D. D. (of Omaha, Nebraska.) MUSIC “ THE MESSAGE OF WAR, " Ralph H. Schatz “ THE MOB AND THE LAW, " Fred. L. Coleman MUSIC “ THE SYMBOLISM OF THE UNDESIGNED, " Chas. T. Jacks “ A NEGLECTED CAUSE, " H. A. Weaver MUSIC “ CHARACTER. " “ ENVIRONMENT,” MUSIC BENEDICTION JUDGES. Hon. F. E. Lewis Rev. A. Steimle WINNER HONORABLE MENTION Howard S. Paules H. L. Y. Seyler Rev. James L. Becker (of Lansdale, Pa.) Mr. E. Soleliac Chas. T. Jacks Ralph Schazt 145 Trustee Board’s Annual Session. At the annual meeting of the Board of Trustees of Muhlenberg College, Wednesday afternoon, Oscar F. Bernheim was elected Treasurer of the Institution to succeed Rev. Ur. C. J. Cooper. The other officers elected were Judge Gustav A. Endlich, of Reading, President of the Board, and Rev. W. D. C. Keiter, of West Bethlehem, Secretary. Mr. Bernheim was formerly engaged in business in this city, and is a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. In the absence of Judge Endlich, Reuben J. Blitz, Esq., presided. The position of Registrar, which was held by Dr. Cooper, was not filled but the Executive Committee was given authority to name the man for the position. It was stated that the newly elected Treasurer would be named for the position. Rev. Charles M. Jacobs was appointed as a member of the faculty as Professor of History. Heretofore Rev. Jacobs was an instructor The Executive Committee was empowered to renew the option given the City of Allentown to purchase the old Muhlenberg College site at Fourth and Walnut Streets for park purposes. The same committee also empow- ered the addition to the chemical laboratory. It was announced that changes would be made in the faculty from time to time ; and that Robert A. P ' ritsch would occupy the Greek chair next year, in the absence of Professor Horn who would attend Harvard. It was determined to reduce the charges in the biological department, making this college course one of the most reasonable to be secured at any college. The prices are now : Six dollars for the first two years and nine dollars for the last two years. The members of the Board who attended the meeting were as follows: Rev. M. C. Horine, D. D.; Rev. Edward T. Horn, D. D., LL. D.; Samuel N. Potteiger, Esq., Reading; Rev. James O. Schlenker, Hazleton ; Rev. J. L. Becker, Lansdale ; Rev. W. D. C. Keiter, Bethlehem ; Rev. Oscar E. Pflueger, Womelsdorf ; Rev. Samuel A. Ziegenfus, D. D., Rev. Prof. George F. Spieker, D. D., E. B. Lewis, Esq., Philadelphia; Rev. Samuel G. Weiskotten, Brooklyn. N. V.; C. A. FonDersmith, Lancaster; A. W. Geiger, Norristown ; George K. Mosser, Noxen ; Reuben D- Wenrich, M. D., Wernersville ; Rev. J. C. Rausch, Reuben J. Blitz, Howards. Seip, D. D. S., Charles Mosser and Thomas J. Koch, Allentown. 146 The Senior Promenade. Wednesday Evening, June 19, 1907. MUSICAL PROGRAM. March, ‘Col. Wellington,” .... Overture, Beautiful Galatea, ” .... Gems from the ” Red Mill,’’ Idyle, “Glowuvour,” ..... ( a ) Simple A veil, .... 0 ) Aubade, ...... Overture, “ Wm. Tell,” ..... Gems from ” The Fortune Teller,” Barcarole, “ On Southern Shore,” Fanantella, ....... March, Present Greetings, ” .... ALLENTOWN BAND. Reeves Stippe Herbert Linke Thorne Massanet Rossini Herbert Puerner Ro linson Barnard 147 The Euterpea Annual Reunion The greatest yearly event in the history of Euterpea is its annual reunion. From the cold and frozen north, from the balmy everglades of the south, from the east and the west, the alumni of Euterpea came, and all joined in the great event. President Coleman, ’08 declared the Society open, and all joined in singing “ Euterpea Glee.” Rev. Dr. Rehrig, of Mauch Chunk conducted the devotional exercises. Dr. G. T. Ettinger, ’80 was called to preside over the meeting. After a few introductory remarks the fol- lowing program was rendered. Alma Mater Oration, ” The College and the Collegemati” Piano Solo Recitation, ” The Barefoot Bov” Piano Solo, After this excellent program the older members gave very instructive remarks, which were enjoyed by all present. Delicious refreshments were served, and everything brought fond recollections to the old and distinguished alumni. But soon the hours passed. With many handshakings and cheers for Grand Euterpe , all dispersed, having been refreshed with new thoughts, new inspirations and fond hopes for a Greater Muhlenberg. Society A. T. Michler, ’07 Earl Laros, ' 10 Walter Sandt, ’09 Earl Laros, ' 10 148 Sophronia Literary Society Reunion. The renovated hall was handsomely decorated with College banners and pennants, presenting a very inviting appearance. An enthusiastic band of loyal Sophronians, old and new, climbed the three sturdy flights of stairs to enjoy the meeting, which began about 2.30 P. M. Mr. Shinier, who we, are proud to say, was the winner in the Inter-collegiate Oratorical Contest, gave an ad- dress of welcome, and called on Rev. Keever ' 86 to act as chairman. In his own peculiar humorous and pleasant manner he took the chair. After the “ Welcome " hymn was sung, Mr. Funk rendered a pleasing selection on the piano, and Mr. Hassler sang two entertaining solos. Rev. E. E. Campbell, of Irving College honored the meeting with his presence, and assured the members that the people at Irving College awaited them with a glad hand and a warm heart. The reunion would have been incomplete had not dear old Dr. Wackernagle entered the hall at this part of the program. Amid unceasing applause the Doctor took the chair, and after he had recovered himself delivered an instructive and humorous ad- dress. Most of the Alumni had a message to give, which filled all present with enthusiasm. Meanwhile some of the members of the Society showed their ability as waiters, and served the guests with pleasing refreshments, which consisted of ice-cream, lemonade-punch and cake. After a most enjoyable afternoon, another successful year for Sophronia was closed, with brilliant prospects for the next year. 149 Fortieth Annual Commencement. Lyric Theatre, June 20, 1907. PROGRAM Prayer, REV. PROF. JACOB FRY, D. D., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia Latin Salutatory Music WILLIS F. DEIBERT Philosophical Oration Music ELMER B. ULRICH German Oration Music RUSSELL C. MAUCH “ An Impending Danger, " Music J. MYRON SHIMER Valedictory Music EDWARD T. HORN, Jr. Brief Address PRESIDENT HAAS Conferring of Degrees Music PRESIDENT HAAS Distribution of Prizes DR. ETTINGER, Dean Announcements PRESIDENT HAAS Benediction PRESIDENT HAAS Klinger’s Orchestra. 150 Degr ees Conferred. f- DOCTOR OF DIVINITY. REV. L. LINDENSTRUTH, WILKES-BARRE MASTER OF ARTS John B. Geisinger, ' 03, Bethlehem Ellis W. Erney, 04, New Waterford, O. Rev. Melvin A. Kurtz, ' 03, Boyertown Walter J. Handwerk, 04, Germansville R. Lorentz Miller, ' 03, Emaus Lawrence R. Miller, 04, Niantic Warren F. Acker, 04, Allentown Horace Ritter, 04, Philadelphia Mark L. Burger, 04, Alllentown Daniel 1. Sultzbach, 04, Elizabethville Rev. Ammon N. Metzgar, Matomoras BACHELOR OF ARTS Jacob W. Bittner Solomon J. Boyer Willis F. Deibert Chas. W. Ettinger Ambrose B. C. Herring CLASS OF 1907 Edward T. Horn Russell C. Mauch Harold E. Kuhns Arthur T. Michler William H. C. Lauer Oliver W. H. Nickum Harold K. Marks Walter E. Shock J. Myron Shimer BACHELOR OF SCIENCE Elmer B. Ulrich 151 Prizes Awarded. SENIOR CLASS The “ Amos Ettinger Honor Medal” For The Highest Average Presented by Prof. George T. Ettinger, Ph. D., ' 80 To Edward T. Horn The “ President Senior Prize” For The Best Philosophical Essay Presented by President J. A. W. Haas, D. D. To Willis F. Deibert JUNIOR CLASS The “ Clemmie L. Ulrich Oratorical Prize " For The Best Oration Presented by Clemmie L. Ulrich To Charles T. Jacks The “Presidents Junior Prize” For The Best English Essay Presented by President J. A. W. Haas, D. D. To Harry L. Y. Seyler SOPHOMORE CLASS The “ Reuben D. Wenrich, M. D., Prize” For The Highest Average Presented by Dr. R. D. Wenrich To John S. Albert The “ The Charles W. Boschen Prize " For The Highest Average in German Presented by Charles W. Boschen To Wm. K. Huff FRESHMAN CLASS The “ Freshman Biological Prize” For The Best Collection of Insects Presented by Dr. John Lear To Fred. W. Zuch The “The Freshman English Prize” For The Best English Essay Presented by Mr. G. Luther Fondersmith To Paul P. Huyett CAST OF FRESHMAN PLAY. CLASS 1909. “OUR BOYS. " LYRIC THEATRE. JUNE I9.K 1906 Inter-Society Oratorical Contest. COLLEGE CHAPEL, SATURDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 8, 1908 MASTER OF CEREMONIES Prot. C. A. Jacobs PROGRAM. ORATION “ The Spirit of Justice " John S. Albert ORATION “ An Epoch Making Revolution " Chas. T. Jacks MUSIC “ Gypsy Rondo " O. Morning and P. C. Weber Haydn ORATION “ The Influence of Ideals ' Fred L. Coleman MUSIC “ Under the Rose " John Hassler Hawley ORATION “ The World Standard " Ralph H. Schatz ORATION “The Evidences of Providence in History” H. L. Y. Seyler MUSIC “ Marcia Alla Turca " O. Morning and P. C. Weber Beethoven, (Arranged by Rubinstein) DECISION OF JUDGES (Ralph H. Schatz, First (Chas. T. Jacks, Honorable Mention Rev. A. Stemle JUDGES Rev. A. Stemle Hon. Fied. Gernert Rev. H. M. L. Kline 155 SUMMER SCHOOL, MUHLENBERG COLLEGE The Summer School The 1907 session of the Lutheran Summer School at Muhlenberg College was opened July 22nd. The lec- turers and their subjects were as follows : The music of the Daily Matins was directed by Prof. Marks w 7 ho followed the service by special drills and very helpful interpretations and comments on hymns and music. Lectures by Dr. Schmauk, editor of the series on “ The Underlying Principles of the Graded System,” How the Graded System covers the Bible and the Catechism,” ” How it covers the work of Christian Training,” Yearly Results to be aimed at,” and special lectures on the different books in the series each afternoon. Daily crayon studies on the Bible by Rev. C. L. Frey. Lectures on ” Psychology as applied to Pedagogy” by Prof. George T. Ettinger, Ph. D. President Haas besides an introductory survey gave a scholarly lecture on ” The Making of the Teacher.” Daily model instruction in the several grades. Instructors : Wonderland, by Miss Minnie M. Blank, Allentown Pa. Workland, bv Miss Lillie M. Urich, Lebanon, Pa. Pictureland, by Rev. C. L- Frey, Philadelphia, Pa. Bible Story, by Miss Schmauk, Lebanon, Pa. Bible Readings, by Rev. A. Steimle, Allentown, Pa. Bible History, by George W. Hayes, Lebanon, Pa. Bible Biography, by Rev. F. C. Krapf, Elizabeth, N. J. Bible Teaching, by Rev. Joseph Stump and Rev. J. H. Orr, Phillipsburg, N. J. Scripture Quarterly, by Rev. Prof. H. N. Fegley, D. D. Twilight Conferences on ” Difficulties which I have met” and “ Methods which I have found helpful.” Evening entertainments. Monday Travalogue — The Holy Land,” by Rev. Prof. Wackernagle, D. D. Tuesday — Stereoptican Lecture on “ Some Wonders in Geology and Biology,” by Prof. Reese. Wednesday — Concert by the The Palestrina Choir, Prof. Marks, Director. Thursday — Lecture on “ Forgotten Pages of Pre-Reformation History,” by Prof. C. M. Jacobs. Friday — Lecture on “ Cymbeline” by Rev. Prof J. E. Whitteker, D. D. Sunday — Vesper service. “ The Beauty of the English Bible,” by Rev. Prof. J. A. W. Haas, D. D. An enrollment of a hundred was expected. The registration reached beyond three hundred. The school was promoted by the Pennsylvania Synod for her own teachers. It drew from New Jersey, New York, New Eng- land, Canada Western as well as Eastern Pennsylvania and even Minnesota. The 1908 session will open on July the 20th. 157 Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Oratorical Union. OFFICERS. President ..... S. Frank Snyder, Gettysburg College Secretary ..... Thomas S. Gilland, Ursinus College Treasurer ..... J. Harry Coleman, F . and M. College THE SIXTEENTH ANNUAL CONTEST Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Penna. College Chapel, March 12th, 1908 PROGRAM Music Pipe Organ Abraham Lincoln as a man” A. A. Bright, Gettysburg College “ The World Standard” Ralph H. Schatz, Muhlenberg “ The Great Privilege " A. S. Meek, F. and M. College “ The Field Flower” Carlton S. McHenry, Lafayette The Crime of the Congo” John B. Poist, Ursinus Music PRIZES AWARDED F. and M. Mandolin Club First Prize, Twenty- five dollars, to A. S. Meek, Franklin and Marshall College Second Prize, Fifteen dollars, to A. A. Bright, Gettysburg College JUDGES Frank S. Livingood, Esq., Reading, Penna. Prof. Llewelyn Phillips, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Penn Rev. James Robinson, Bethlehem, Penna. 158 Muhlenberg College Foot-Ball Banquet ELKS HALL, DEC. 4, 1907 Sophomore Banquet Class of 1910 THE LOCH1EL, HARRISBURG, PA. Muhlenberg College Foot-ball Banquet. ELKS HALL, DECEMBER 4, 1907 MENU. Canape, Sarah Bernhard, Celery, Green Sea Turtle, Amontillado Planked Oysters, Bordore, Croquets of Sweet Bread, Petit Pois, Filet of Beef, Sauce Champignous, Pommis Rissole, Sherbet au Kirsch, Roast Young Turkey, Candied Sweet Potatoes, Cranberry Jelly, Water Cress Salad, Neapolitan Ice Cream, Assorted Cake, Cheese, Coffee, Crackers. TOASTS. Hon. Frank M. Trexler, ' 79, Toastmaster Rev. J. A. W. Haas, D. D., “ College Spirit " Reuben J. Butz, ' 87, “ Trustees and Athletics " Prof. William H. Reese, “ The Team, Its Future " Prof. Chas. M. Jacobs, “ The Scrubs” Prof. G. T. Ettinger, Ph. D., ’80, “ The Faculty and Athletics’’ Francis G. Lewis, ' 85. “ The Alumni and Athletics " Lawrence H. Rupp, 02, “The Undergraduates’’ George O. Barclay, “ Spirit of the Season” A. M. Stump, “The Manager " W. B. Shelly, “ The Captain” Coleman, 08 President of the Athletic Association, in behalf of the students, presented to Coach Barclay, a loving cup, as a token of their ap- preciation of his services. 160 Sophomore Banquet, Class of 1910. THE LOCH I EL, HARRISBURG, PA., FEBRUARY 21, 1908 MENU Blue Points on Half Shell, Queen Olives, Consomme Princess, Celery, Broiled Blue Fish, Maitre D ' Hotel, Pomme de Terre Parisienne, Sweet Breads in Cases au Bechemel, Petit Pois in Cream, Filet of Beef, Pique aux Champignon, Potato Croquets, Roman Punch, Roast Young Turkey, Stuffed, Cranberry Sauce, Sweet Potatoes, Stringed Beans, Chicken Salad en Mayonnaise, Cheese Straws, Ice Cream and Cake, Fruits, Nuts and Raisins, Crackers and Cheese, Coffee Noir, Cigars. TOASTS. Nathan B. Yerger, Magister Epularum “ The Class of 1910 " “ Class Room Incidents " “ Muhlenberg” “ Our Friend and Enemy” “ The Ladies " The Freshmen " “ A Scrap of Paper” “ Our Victories ’ “ A Glance Forward” “ Our Banquet " John Hassler L. Frank Raup Curtis A. Miller Henry R. Pott Robert R. Urich John M. Aberly Martin S. Kleckner Asher F. Shupp Ober Morning Karl L. Reisner 161 INTER ADULESCENTES “With malice toward none. With Charity for all.” Observations made by the Maledictonan Sept. 19, Oh Fresh ! ! Sept. 20, Freshies get homesick. Sept. 23, Wohlsen sports $99.98 diamond ring. Sept. 24, Sophs, paint the town green. Sept. 26, Dr. Haas lectures on the abuse cf green paint. Sept. 27, Sophomores visit the Freshmen. Sept. 30, Reese explains the beauty of the odor of H. S. Oct. 1, Horrible noises emanate from Funk’s cornet. Oct. 2, Tortured with three addresses. Oct. 3, “ Red-nose’ Society holds first session. Oct. 4, Big foot-ball parade. Oct. 7, Fuzz begins to collect on “ Mike " Rudh’s upper lip. Oct. 10, Henry Pott loses his lid. Oct. I I, Seniors, in debating, argue Schatz’s shoe off his foot. Oct. 14, The Freshmen begin to realize the possibilities of “ Wacky’s ’ room. Oct. 15, Rentschler and.Wunder play dominoes until 1.30 A. M. Oct. 16, Wunder almosts flunks. Oct. 17, Prof. Reese attends chapel. Oct. 21, Big iumpus ! Urich doesn’t get a letter. Oct. 22, Pin -could be heard drop in “Wacky’s " room. Haas on deck. Oct. 23, Bieber ' s pony balks in Latin. Oct. 24, “ Red-nose” Society voted a howding success. Oct. 28, The law is laid down to the matriculating students. Oct. 29, “ Johnny” Bauman, Sr. takes the Seniors star-gazing. Oct. 30, “ Mike” Rudh operates on fuzz. Vide Oct. 7. Oct. 31, Masquerade ball in “ Wackey’s” room. Nov. I, Wohlson teaches the orphans at Germantown a college yell. Nov. 4, Huff is seen without a novel. Nov. 6, Horrors ! ! Six Profs., five more than usual, attend chapel ! ! ! Nov. 7, Reed and Stetler spend the evening in their room. Nov. 8, One of Jacob ' s compressed quizzes. Nov. 12, ‘ Doc” Haas finds a new location for Philistine. Nov. 13, “Georgie” begins to wear his striped neck-tie. Nov. 14, Emaus trolley fares raised. Marcks is chairman of the Indignation meeting. Nov. 15, Butz tells all the particulars of the Harvard-Yale game of 1892. Nov. 18, Anthony and Wohlsen get chummy because of Haasen- peffer. Nov. 19, Missionary Society begins to hatch out a Sunday School. Nov. 20, Great commotion!! “Johnny” Bauman resurrects his old, worn-out, archaic, antiquated tricycle. Nov. 21, Schoeneberger behaves in German. Nov. 22, Zuch ducks the Cleaning Committee. Nov. 25, Eichner stays awake in Latin room. Nov. 27, Freshmen present turkey to “ Wacky.’’ Nov. 28, Foot-ball men break (?) training. Dec. 3, Smith misses his dinner! Why? Dec. 4, Butz acknowledges that he read Plato’s Republic. Dec. 5, Zuch is without an appendix. Dec. 6, Battle of the water-nymphs in west-wing. Dec. 9, Ernst is agitated ! Is dubbed “ spider. " Dec. 10, “ Georgy” shoots off some philosophy. Dec. 1 1, Rudolph adds the 87th ladie’s handkerchief to his collec- tion. Dec. 12, A few sophs invited to see the president about the simi- larity of examination papers. Dec. 13 “ Ochsie” less verbose than usual. Dec. 16, The “ momentous week” of exams, on hand. Dec. 17, Honor-system weighed and found wanting. Dec. 18, Rubber-heeled spirits meander through the recitation rooms. Dec. 20, Fellows please Profs, in exams. Some receive encores. Dec. 21, Gentlemen! Depart! Jan. 3, A few stragglers are back. Jan. 6, Christmas ties in evidence. Observations made by the Maledictonan. Jan. 7, HaasenpefFer galore. Prots. at the meeting of the Minis- terium. Jan. 8, “ Johnny " Bauman, Sr., is caught giving himself training in factoring. Jan. 9, “ Ochsie” says that sometimes he “hot airs. " Nobody contradicts him. Jan. 10, College Orchestra organized. Jan. 13, Peter HI begins to see things. Jan. 14, The “suspicious " character tries to enter Wohlsen’s room. Jan. 15, Anthony is sick. Missed his datly game of Haasenpeffer. Jan. 16, A German duel between Rudolph and Bossard. Jan. 17, “ Red” Albert to his disgust is elected an honorary mem- ber of the “ red-nose” Society. Jan. 20, Schatz sleeps in “Wacky’s” room. Out too late on Sun- day. Jan. 21, Trustees turn up. Jan. 22. Beidler imbibes too much tanglefoot. Jan. 23. “Georgy’’ cracks an entirely new joke. Jan. 27, Lecture by our esteemed President on the pernicious habit of expectorating tobacco juice on the floor. Beck looks guilty. Jan. 28, Rudolph gets another fourteen page letter. Jan. 30, Beidler works diligently on a sermon. Jan. 31, “Jim ' 1 Bossard makes personal request that his name be excluded from the “ Boozer’s Club.” Says the family are getting suspicious. Feb. 3, The “ Dorm” students put in cold storage. Feb. 4, “ Johnny” Bauman spends 10c for car fare in vain. His only class at 8.00 A. M. not present at 8. 1 5 A. M. Feb. 5, Cut edict announced. Alas ! Alas! ! Oh, Orpheum ! Feb. 6, “ Johnny” Haas almost gets hit on the pate with a snow- ball. Feb. 10, Notorious Jones desertion trial comes off. Feb. I 1, Press Club gets into action. Feb. 12, Noticeable incapability of Press Club members to use their right arms. Court of Investigation appointed. Feb. 13, Seyler and Rudh render a duet. Feb. 14, Profs, miss car. First act for Ettinger and Ochsenford. Feb. 17, “ Fritz” Marks returns to trolley transportation. Feb. 18, Court of Investigation appointed on Feb. 12, suddenly and mysteriously discharged. Affair hushed up. Feb. 19, “ Wacky ” takes advantage of an excursion up “ Salt River.” Feb. 20, Big hub-bub! Rudh acknowledges that he is wrong in an argument. Feb. 28, Big smash ! Henry Pott dropped ! ! ! March 2, The “ stiffs” arrive. March 5, Conditions resulting from cuts are in evidence. March 6, Everett flinches Ernst in checkers. March 9, Rentschler patents a new musical instrument. March 1 I, Fire-escapes used to advantage. March 12, “Red” Albert ejected from “ Red- nose’’ Society. March 16. Discussion about chicken-raising in Latin room. March 17, Kuder gets shaved by his classmates. March 18 Who, the heck, started the rumor about one of the Profs, hunting a charge ? March 23, Spring fever on hand. March 24, Schumaker walks faster than one mile an hour. March 25, Ammarell visits somebody’s old folks at Catasauqua. March 26, Rah ! rah! rah! Zuch gets ducked. March 30, Mud-slingers, Nonnemaker and Co., get busy. April 2, Zuch gets his first hair-cut since Jan. I . April 3, Big rumpus in final debates. April 9, Bumps, the Phrenologist, swindles Albert, Hauser, Beidler, etc. April 29, Dr. Ochsenford cuts class for third time (lateness of car no excuse.) The Doctor conditioned in English branches. May 27, Minister-Pagan Base Ball Game. Score : Ministers, 5 ; Pagan, 4. May 27, Junior Ausflug. Astronomical Arrangement of the Seniors. STARS CENTER OF ORBIT ATTRACTION WHERE SEEN Anthony Card-table Haasenpeffer In Wohlsen’s room. Beck The noxious weed Chewing Tobacco Near a pack of tobacco. Coleman The heathen Missions Converting the heathen. J acks Not determined Bluffing Making star (?) recitations. Keiter Buffoonery Acting the fool In a clownish stunt. Krause Obsequiousness Saying- ' ‘Did you study that ?’ ’ Quizzing the fellows. Kuhl A couch Sleeping Dozing in “ Ochys’s” room Marsh The farm To come to the city Raising cabbages. Failles Pennsylvania Dutch Talking Penna. Dutch Composing dutch stories. Rndli Oscillating Debating In an argument. Schatz “She” ‘ ‘ She’ ’ At her side. Seyler Chemistry Rudli In the chemical labratory. Stump Emulating Hercules Taking Physical Culture In a dime museum. Weaver Evolution Expounding his theories Tracing his descent. Ziegenfus None Taking life easy Not at college. 166 Donnervetter ! Being desirous of widening my experience, as well as for pleasure’s sake, I determined to make a journey in 1925 the extent of which was to be governed by my means, and whose course was to lie, as far as possible, in the path of greatest civilization. The first point of extended observation was afforded at New York, and I immediately decided to gain the top of that noble edifice the Singer building. Upon arrival I entered the elevator car which was run bv a pilot polite, in whom I soon recognized the features of Henry of Lancaster. After a spirited, reminiscent conversation, a loosening of brakes, and a sudden rise of the mercury, we resisted gravity about twenty feet a second. From the top I got a birds-eye view of Wohlsen’s great Aluminum warehouse, which I visited before leaving the city. I then descended and was long perplexed as to Henry’s silence on the downward journey, but after reviewing several laws of Physics I found one perfectly applicable to the situation — “ Hot air always rises.” Mounting a trolley car, I was carried thru the street at a funeral pace ; and not being approached, I turned about, out of curiosity, to discover the whereabouts of the nickle-snatcher . I soon perceived that part of the crew enjoying a peaceful siesta on the rear seat, and when I approached, it was none other than Warren Beidler in blue. He was glad I wakened him, and said he still enjoyed sleeping as well as when at Muhlenberg, but missed his apples. Of course I rode free, but I had to shut up about it. I counted 32 passengers and 23 recorded fares. Before quitting the Metropolis, I resolved to visit Aluminum Pete. When still seven blocks away methought I passed thru a smoke-house ; in fact it seemed like Pittsburg. Finally I arrived and found around the table Shoeneberger and Hauser, who also were visitors, and Pete with his pipe enjoying a game of Haas en Peffer. As I entered rather quietly, they were scared and thought it was Dr. , but they soon calmed down and conversation began when suddenly, a powerful stream of H20 crashed thru the window from a city fire-engine, summoned to extinguish a supposed blaze at the Aluminum Ware- house. Pete took it good naturedly, altho we were all sprinkled, and remarked it reminded him verj much of his Freshman shower bath. The next place of interest — Chicago was reached by air-ship, but due to a high wind a safe landing could be effected only in the suburbs of the city. We alighted in a corner of an undulating field in which a foot-ball game between two rival teams of cops and trolley-conductors was in progress. I was just in time to see the only scoring 167 of the game by the right end of the latter team, and that on a fluke. Upon inquiring I learned he was formerly end on Muhlenberg’s famous 1907 and 1908 foot-ball teams. All American right end of 1923 and last season’s manager of the Kalamazoo South Michigan base ball team. Yes, there was Allie Butz champing his nose-guard like a demon. After we had discussed Muhlenberg’s recent defeat of Penn, and several of Bacon’s Idylls, he joined his team which was then driven thru the streets on a hay wagon to the tune of “ Hail the Conquering Hero Comes.” I decided to ’ hoof it’ awhile and soon arrived at one of the city parks. As I approached the laughing gallery everything seemed to be in vibration, and upon entering out of curiosity, I found the cause of all this convulsion at the centre of cur- vature of a large concave mirror — Pud Reed with one of his laughing fits. Having watched him fully twenty minutes, I finally learned that he had been returned by mistake fora condemned porker to a Chicago meat establish- ment, but that he was about to return Hastily to Brewerytown to ‘ to walk the baby.’ One always enjoys sweet ex- periences when abroad, and one of these I had indeed when, sauntering down the street and leisurely observing the various types of humanity thru as many rings of cigar smoke, we presently beheld our old sport — Beau Shugar, former Penn, representative of Sears Roebuck, clad in tuxedo, patent leathers and kids, driving a number of worn- out nags purchased at a bargain sale. He informed us he carried on a successful horse business in the East, and was enjoying a sweet married life, being already blessed with five little lumps of sugar of the granulated variety. As a matter of harmless amusement he had by this time become worship minister of the Masons, goodness of hope of the Odd P ' ellows, sword-swallower of the Finnegans, two-edged tomahawk of the United Order of the Red Men, tale-bearer of the Merciful Manikins, double-barreled dictator of the Knights of the Brass Circles and Puissant Potentate of the Petrified Pollvwogs. Next day I resolved to better my spiritual interests at the Blake St. Lutheran Church, but was greatly disappointed. After two anthems from a phonograph, and a lengthy prayer with soft organ accom- paniment, the minister in stentorian voice bellowed out his sermon, an extract of which I remember: — Liebe Gemeinde.wissen sie net verwas Eve gefalla iss? Sie war uf’n Bananaschall geschliffa. Darum sut ma aeht gewa und immer sehna was uf’m Bodem legt, so finna ma also-mole en Shtiek Geld. Enyhow ich been froh doss so viel Glieder do sin, und ich huff dass i hr all gebessert warra sin und en gross Haufer Geld uf’m Dollar lega. Yer- brennta Suppagnoeha schmacka viel besser wanu ihr so tlnia.” After the service he was introduced to me as Rev. Kern. Near Pike’s Peak a certain stake-dotted region indicated the presence of some surveying party, and upon further observing the flitting landscape I was dumbfounded at seeing Shelly with an uplifted pole running to the as- 168 sistance of Schumaker treed by a grizzly. I knew they were out there determining the volume of the Rockies for a prize offered by the New York Journal, but had no fears about their safety. Next week I read of their success in the venture, and that with the money won they had bought a new ironing board and six bales of red paper for our mathematical department. Longing to taste native California fruit, I paused before a greatly laden stand the proprietor of which had evidently eaten himself into a state of great satisfaction, as I judged from the great number of banana-peels lying about. Not always can the whole be judged from any one of its parts, but when I saw that immense Hapsburg pro- boscis, there stood before me our old-time parasite — Rudolph, assorting a large collection of ladie’s handkerchiefs made during his college days. He informed me he was about to present them to his wife to dry the copious croco- dile tears she invariably shed over his superb poetic compositions. Soon a customer arrived measuring only one third the height of the proprietor, and after a little talk the latter called and introduced me. I immediately knew little ” Runt” Fasig, as the first thing he did was to offer us some salted-crackers. We learned that he was sales- man for Reed’s Biscuit Corporation, and had, by invariably slipping under a seat, thus travelled the breadth of the continent free. He informed us that the government had recently transplated a lot of lobsters fron St. Lawrence Bay to Puget Sound, and that bv accident Bossard and Kline were enclosed in the lot, but had fortunately made their escape to this city and were now starring in Duffy’s Chinatown Minstrels. The trio of us accordingly attended one evening’s performance, but it in no wise met our expectations. In fact it was so rank as to make us ashamed of ourselves. The thing wasn’t worth half the admission fee, and after all was over we had to painfully force our way thru a Chinese mob who brandished canes, pistols and butcher-knives, threatening to murder the occupant of the box- office if he did not deliver. Enough Chinatown for us ! The only souvenir taken from ’Frisco was a charming bed- bug bite on my left shin which night and day required vigorous rubbing, especially as I sat on deck where I was wont to recall the times when we thru raging tempests, piloted imaginary ships to unknown quarters, and endured the awful devil-sent trials of navigation ! The crackers which my friend gave me on shore I found ver} ' stale and unpalatable, and remembering the injunction — “Cast thy bread upon the waters,” I threw them overboard where they were immediately appropriated by the gulls. On board there was an old German with a tiny babv, which gave him no end of trouble ; and on one occasion when the lacteal food supply became exhausted, a crowd gathered to sympathize with him as on his knee he balanced his howling progeny. After all attempts to quiet it failed, for the kid was hungry, the father drew something from his pocket, and as he smilingly jammed it in its mouth was heard to say ” Ven my baby vants milk, I somedimes gif him a milk-ticket.” While walking the deck, I noticed a beautiful maiden gazing intently upon the water as if resolving upon a tragic end. I became aware that she was a poetess of marked ability when, upon addressing her, she thus replied : I stand beside the rail I’m looking rather pale ; Am I looking for sail ? No I’m not. I’m a missionary’s daughter, Casting bread upon the water In a way I hadn ' t ought ter, That’s what ! The party addressed was none other than Rachel Grossman, about to visit her father who had long since turned Christian and was letting his light shine as Missionary in the Phillippines for the last five years ; and a hearty invitation to visit them was too gladly accepted. Two more days of travel, and we had crossed Benjamin’s thresh- hold on the outskirts of Manila. On the stove was frying a large ham, now his chief food, while from opposite corners of the room were suspended strings of empty, polished lard kettles. On the right wall were hung conspic- uously three large letters of red — " I. H. S.” After hearty greetings were exchanged and appetite appeased, the day was spent in recalling fond memories. He confessed it had been an awful hard matter to turn Christian, as he was now obliged to forego at least seventy holidays in a year, but that after much persuasion he made the decision. I am glad I turned,” said he, “ for whereas once I was blind now I see ; and what is more I have now escaped the everlasting tortures of the seventh and nethermost hell. I have also alienated that Jewish spirit of gain. I perform all marriage ceremonies free, for I don’t wish to profit by other people’s mistakes.” Next day I attended a session at his mission, and never in my life heard I New Testament doctrine propounded with more fervor. On the return, numerous gangs of men were seen filling in great depressions in the ground. These I learned were some of the indelible foot-prints of Mr. Taft, made on his recent world tour. As I had met the majority of my class-mates, the others naturally soon became the subject of conversation. I was surprised as well as grieved to hear that " Duke” Stetler had just sailed for the United States, having spent a two months’ vacation on the islands as a relief from his job of signing chorus girls, which kept the ‘ Duke’ ever on the jump. Further, Ben told me that Green and Nonamaker were endeavoring to Christianize the pavnims in India, but had by this time only about nine converts. Immediately I resolved to visit them, but not until mv eyes had seen the ’ ’ Land of the Rising Sun. ” Next day I bade Ben and his household farewell and departed for Tokyo. Upon arriving there I found the city in a state of great jubilee, and was told this celebrated the advent of “ Reds” Albert as coach of the Japanese Inter- national foot ball team. After a long search, I found him on duty in a deserted rice field, instructing the eleven in 170 Esperanto. Practice was called a few minutes, during which I talked with our old quarterback. I found he was still a paying member of the “ Red Nose Club,” and had three years previous coached a pennant-winning team in Borneo, where Eaubach and Rupp were at present engaged in biological research, in the hope of discovering the missing-link. Tokyo proved an agreeable place, but the trip to Calcutta also had its charms. At the latter place Nonamaker was stationed, as he also pursued the work of ' Pearl ' fisher as a side issue. He was still a bachelor, and smoked thirteen pipes a day. As Green with his family of seven was stationed only twenty miles inland, my next desire was to see him, which was only partially fulfilled however. When we arrived, his better-half informed us he had gone on a stroll along the Ganges, and his long absence had caused her great uneasiness. While walking along its banks our fears were realized, for we discovered thereon a pair of feet, which at once revealed his sad fate. Some crocodile had feasted on green-goods! This made both of us so sick as to require the assistance of three medicine-men, who administered some anaesthetic and sent us on to the coast strapped on an elephant’s back. We recovered fully in three days, whereupon special services were immediately held in honor of the departed. A col- lection was also taken for his bereaved family, but this was appropriated by Nonamaker for a new Meerschaum smoking outfit. Disgusted at his all-round conduct, I stole away secretly and embarked for Europe. It was not long before the mountains of Greece loomed up in all their beauty ; and I was seized at once with a desire to visit old historic Sparta. Then ‘ Botsford’ had a deeper meaning for me. As I walked along and viewed the restored temples, the statues and monuments, the buildings and parks, a red-devil auto suddenly sped down the street like a flash, demolishing three obelisks in its path. Therein was seated a man with a pompadour — old Spartan Marcks with the goggles, and at his side a fair representative of the opposite sex, who I learned was Clytaemnestra, his queen. True to Spartan character, Fred, was the very embodiment of boldness and heroism; and as a result of his noble deeds, there were by this time in store for him a Carnegie medal, and the order of the Green Chrysanthemum. In the rear of his residence was flourishing not an olive, but a great prune orchard whose fruit always graced his table, together with cheese and jellv-rolls received in great consignments direct from Emaus. Before retiring, he invariably invoked a curse upon the old Emaus trolley-line, drank two cups of cocoa, and then put a volume of Keats under his pillow, which he claimed insured anyone pleasant dreams. There were two daily papers issued in Sparta, and as I picked up an issue one day, my attention was drawn to an item in the science column which read : “ We desire our readers to disregard and take no alarm whatever at the statement lately put forth by Mr. McCormick, now in Africa, to the effect that ‘ man is a cousin to the potato bug several billion times removed.’ His reputation as a freak-scientist is world- wide and he is simply striving for the moment to be the focus of the world’s attention.” As there was plenty of time at my disposal, Athens was next visited. The only incident which marred the otherwise delightful trip occurred when Fritz’s red-devil machine 171 half ascended the ruins of the Propolaea, and capsized with a crash which must have made the shade of Pericles howl. However after a libation of prune-juice was poured, the thing was finally righted and we concluded our spin. Here our ways parted — P ' ritz returned to Sparta, and I set out for Rome where I spent and read Three Weeks most profitably ? Altho I had an opportunity to see the Pope, I refused, for the simple reason I had had enough papacy to last me a life-time. At Paris all was bustle ; and in order to join in the tumult, I determined to glide down the boulevard to the French Academy on motor-skates. To my intense surprise I fell in with Billy Huff who was also on wheels and reading with relish the twentieth volume of Whitteker’s “ Elements of Literary Criticism.” He had come to Europe for two reasons — to have a special sensitive plate made by Lumiere in order to have his face photographed in its natural colors ; and to visit the great libraries for evidence that the Iliad was the source of inspiration for the “ Dis- sertation on Roast Pig.” Thruout my stay there, he visited the library every day from 6 A. M. to 11 P.M., carry- ing his food-supply in a shoe-box. What made my stay in Paris rather brief was the announcement that the Olympic Games would be held shortly in London, in which would compete a renowned American athlete by the name of Smith. Upon arriving, my suspicions were verified, for the representative was none other than Francis Smith our formidable full-back. A great reputation was his thruout the sporting world — two weeks prior he swam the English Channel balancing a box of writing-paper on his head, and then scaled the Eiffel Tower in five minutes; now he was to test his mettle at the games. Out of twenty-four events he won ten, and on one occasion the writer ap- plauded him so vigorously as to be ejected from the grounds. Numbered among the spectators was Witty-Ker, who had come from Oxford where he occupied the chair of English in the University, and in addition was editor of a daily literary pamphlet of thirty pages, the editorials of which invariably amounted to four-fifths of the contents. After the Games we gave our old college-yells and then departed. Smith and I arrarged to travel to New York to- gether, and upon reaching that place we found that Beidler had been ‘ fired ' from the trolley -force, and was now en- gaged as pin-bov in a bowling alley. The sole instance in which I departed from the path of greatest civilization occurred when I side-tracked to Freemansburg ; but I was bent upon seeing Eichnerwho, I supposed, was by this time a member of the town council. Sure enough ! The whole town was dressed in national colors, and bull-bands created pandemonium — all uniting to celebrate his election. I found him at his residence puffing rings from a campaign cigar ; but Floyd, alas, was bald ! He had lost all hope of getting a crop, having tried bone-phosphate, St. Jacob’s oil and various other fertilizers without visible or prospective benefit. I extended mv sympathy and congratulations. Floyd still held the office of Sunday School Superintendent, and had six sons whom he intended to send to Muhlenberg. After being quite roy- ally entertained, I arrived home by way of that wonderful Freemansburg trolley-line. Historian. 172 “Association’’ For the benefit of those not as fully acquainted with this subject as the Junior Class of College it might be well to give a brief explanation. Suffice, it is to say that by “ Assosciation we mean the ‘ progressive revival of particular mental states.’ Following directions as prescribed in James’ Psychology, we have handed an easy question to each member of the class. We feel gratified in being able to publish here the answers that were given to the question and the inferences which were drawn by Professor James ac- cording to this remarkable theory of Association. The following simple question was asked: — What is that which having we do not have and not having we have ? ’’ NAME ANSWER INFERENCE ALBERT Hearts That he has evidently lost his. BEIDLER Success That he is a strong Bryan enthusiast. BOSSARD Money That he expects to marry a rich man ' s daughter BUTZ Knowledge That he may know a little bit about Base-Ball. EICHNER Renown That he is about the only boy in a certain small village. FASIG Reactions That he is fast turning into a test-tube cleaner. FRITSCH Pull That his brother is a member cf the faculty. GREEN Strength That he has a strong understanding. GROSSMAN Molecules That he had black molecules crawling over him in class. HAUSER Headaches That he must be a “Sore-Head. " HUFF Loyalty That he is politically inclined and a good " knocker. " KERN Rest That he will never be troubled with insomnia at college. KLINE Operations That he has a good many “cuts. " LAUBACH Operations That nothing good can come out of Nazareth. MARCKS Indignation That he has been boycotting the trolley company. McCORMICK Graft That he is a business manager of the ‘ Ciarla. ” MUELLER Preparations That he entered Junior Class from an excellent Preparatory School. NONAMAKER Ideals That he does not practrce what he preaches. REED His answer was unfortunately not received in lime to be published. RUDOLPH Contentment That he sponged a week on a southein heress. RUPP Practice That he is a resident physician at the hospital. SCHUGAR Models That he is the style-setter cf a certain large village. SCHUMAKER Signs That he spends much time in the “Mathematical Parlor.’’ SHELLY Habits That he uses the curling iron entirely to frequently. SHOENBERGER Ability That he is better fitted to vaudeville than to studying. SMITH Girls That he is a heart crusher. STETLER Attraction That he advertises the “University (of Wyomissing) Hair Cut. " WH1TTEKER Influence That his father is a minister. WHOLSEN " Stahr ’-Case That ‘someone’ has not elevated him sufficiently. 173 THE SARCOPHAGUS OF THE THREE KINGS. (IMPERIAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ANTIQUITIES.) American Sculpture of the Twentieth Century. if By permission of the Imperial Museum of American Antiquities, we here reproduce several pieces of American sculpture belonging to the famous collection of Dr. Coleman, Head Archeologist of the Imperial Uni- versity, whose excavations in and about the ancient city of Allentown and especially the discoveries following the unearthing of the College of Muhlenberg, have been so admirably described in his recently published four-volume ac- count of “The America of the Twentieth Era.’’ The subjects under discussion were the causes, so to speak, of the famous controversy between Dr. Coleman 174 and the other Archeologists headed by Dr. W. Knocker Huff. Dr. Huff, in a most virulent attack on the Imperial Excavator, openly denounced his reputed discoveries as a case of “unqualified falsification and misrepresentation in American Antiquities’’ and the now famous “Chronycles of ye Twentyth Cen- tury’’ by Rayl Road Rudolph, he declared to be a production of the shops built for manufacturing these antiquities and openly known, to exist for that very pur- pose. One of Dr. Huff’s strongest arguments is founded on the hitherto erroneous supposition fixed by misleading accounts in certain ancient documents, that the college was situated in Reading and not, as Dr. Coleman declared, in Allentown. But while the former very beautifully produced a theoretical college in Reading the latter brought forth the undeniable reality in the city of Allentown. Since Dr. Coleman’s position has been vindicated and his statements and discoveries coroborated by the Imperial investigation, these pieces of sculpture have been brought into a prominence second only to the famous Winged-Bull of London. On the 11th., of May, 7963 A. D., Captain Hardy and Lieut. Werner, of the 2nd., division Imperial Infantry, while sinking a shaft near the Avenue de Mastication, discovered, under a great pile of rubbish, the famous Sarcophagus of the three Kings. The execution of this piece has been assigned by the major- ity of critics to the famous sculptor, Smythe, tho some hold to Klyne or Rup, or even to a more obscure person named DeWhvt. These kings are now conceded, by nearly all authorities, to be George 1, of Latium, Wacky of Allemania and John 11, Tyrant of Maths. But little is known concerning the reign of George of Latium save his famous defense of Steelrayls as recorded in the well known chronicles of Rudolph. This Steelrayls was no doubt a famous sea-port town for the chronicler speaks frequently of the shipping. He was a wise and level-headed ruler, possibly too conservative, vet always having at heart the comfort and welfare of his subjects. Wacky of Allemania was an easy-going ruler, beloved of his subjects who, however, had no compunction about taking advantage of his benevolent nature to raise all kinds of disturbances and seriously embroil him with neighboring rulers. Of John 11, Tyrant of Maths, the chronicler’s opinion varies. He was a ruler, highly regarded by those who knew him, but to the majority of his sub- jects, because of h is tyrannical enforcement of his laws, he became an object of fear and dread. He had the record of having sent more men to the block than any other ruler of Maths. It is said that many of his subjects, eager to escape his iron rule, went into voluntary exile and settled down in Allemania. POPE JACOBS (Imperial Museum of American Antiquities) 175 PAN MARKS (From Mural Painting, in Temple of Pan Marks) (Imperial Museum of American Antiquities) Some five hundred feet east of this shaft Lieutenants Wunder and Bieber came upon the statue, thought by many critics to be that of Pope Jacobs, sometimes known as Hero- dotus. The sculptor, generally conceded to be Smythe, has represented him in one of his thoughtful, contemplative moods. We gather from the chronicles that he was the last of the great fighting popes. He wielded a mighty hand in both temporal and spiritual affairs and brought the chair to the highest point it had ever reached. On the 23rd of April, while sinking a shaft near the Avenue de Skidoo, Captain Reisner and Lieutenants Horn and Urich under the command of Colonel Curtis Miller of the 69th., Imperial Artillery, unearthed the Temple of Pan Marks — so named from the great mural decoration found therein. This sample of ancient wall-painting is, probably the mest unique piece of art ever brought to light in American ruins. It was discovered on the south wall of the western corridor by Dr. Jacks and under the direction of Henrich Mueller it was removed from its original posi- tion and sent to the Imperial Museum. With its peculiar half-men and half-goat form, it presents as unique and grotesque a figure as the Winged-Bull of Louden and was possibly the American god of m usic. It is supposed to be the work of the famous artist, Mykrud, tho up to the present the critics have been unable to come to any definite decision. In the great room along the eastern corridor of the Temple was found the group of statutes and busts which now form one of the most interesting sections of the Museum. The statues of Pop. 1, King of Fiziks and Bobbie 1, Tyrant of Helenn and the bust of the famous Phnperor John are, probably the first pieces that strike the average attention. Concerning Pop of Fiziks the chronicler has but little to say that is not laudatory. A great deal of his reign has fallen into the obscurity of the past but enough has Come down to us to let us known that he was of a brusk nature, 176 good-hearted, beloved of his subjects, but a terror to his enemies. He ruled his kingdom wisely and well and took especially interest in athletic contests, which, during his regime, became very prominent in the life of the day. He is said to have made an expedition into the wilds of New York sometime during 1908 and after a year of heavy battling, returned with great spoil. Bobbie 1, Tyrant of Helenn, was according to the chronicler, a good ruler, but gained his objectionable title of Tyrant thru the enormous and almost impossible tasks which he imposed upon his subjects. He was ambitious to a fault, seeking to outdo all former rulers of Helenn in the upbuilding and extending of his kingdom. In the summer of 1906 he made an expedition across the great sea returning in the Fall with much booty. In 1907, leaving the reins of government in the hands of his friend and couneelor, Robert the Socrates, lie invaded the north, returning after a years absence laiden with great spoil. The bust occupying the central position of the group is that of John the Great, Emperor of Cycolog, in all probabilities the most complicated, the most misunderstood, the most unappreciated character of the twentieth century. Maligned by his enemies with a maliciousness that is too contemptable for words, plots and conspiracies against his life and throne constantly arising throughout the Empire, yet he stood out above it all with one fixed purpose, one definite, determined aim, one goal toward which he toiled — the glory of his Empire. But he was human and had his faults. Quick of temper, hasty in judgment, intollerent of errors he soon succeeded in creating for himself a host of enemies. During certain seasons of the year he would glide here and there over his Empire inspecting the general conditions at each place- He ruled wisely and well; formed just laws and enforced them. His mere presence in Allemania quieted the usually turbulent citizens. He condemned and sent Karl Van Barrel- macher into perpetual exile for general conspiracy and inability to handle the exchequer, and many of his subjects repented their crimes with their heads on the block. As the famous critic, Seyler, once said: His moral excellence and mental uprightness could not be comprehended bv the people of that day. He lived many centuries ahead of his time. Last- of all we come to the busts of the two kings: Sol 1, King of Anglosacs, King Lear of Zoobios and also that of the great philosopher, Fritseh, better known as Robert the Socrates. Concerning Sol of Anglosacs, better known as Sol the pious, the chronicler has but little say. He seems to have been very good as a man, of a spotless, irreproachable character; but from the general conditions of his king- dom at that time, as reported by the chronicler, modern critics are somewhat inclined to believe that as a ruler he was rather weak. King Lear of Zoobios, better known as Lear theTaciturn or John the Silent, was a wise and extremely cau- tious ruler, seeking the advancement and welfare of his subjects without war or bluster. He made very little com- motion in the outside world, governing his kingdom well and quietly without interference from foreign potentates. 177 POP 1 JOHN OF CYCOLOG (Imperial Museum of American Antiquities I BOBBIE I Concerning Robert the Socrates we have heard before. His regencynin Helenn, during the absence of King Bobbie, was faithfully and conscientiously fulfilled and as a reward for his ability, the Emperor John bestowed upon him a portion of Allemania. His one great fault was his extremely great sarcasm and irony which gained for him a number of enemies. In general, however, he was greatly liked and proved to be a credit to the judgment of King Bobbie. These are the most famous pieces of Dr. Coleman ' s collection and will serve to show the reader the general type of American sculpture of the Twentieth Century. At present Dr. Coleman in company with Drs. Anthony and Beck, is engaged in making excavations in and about the ancient city of Mohnstown in hopes that they may be able to find some traces of the famous navy yard. Just what success may attend their efforts remains to be seen. KING SOL KING LEAR ROBERT THE PHILOSOPHER (Imperial Museum of American Antiquities) 179 Who utters these extracts? N. B. Anyone sending to the Treasurer of the College the correct answers and a postage stamp will receive a lottery ticket on the tricycle. “ In order to impress this underlying principles on our minds, as over against the contradictory one, we must not pass over it hastily, and will therefore dwell upon it at some length.” “Anything hard about that? N---o! Easy? Ce---rtainly !’ ’ “ Maybe our friend across the avenue will help us out on the next passage.” “ Now just there is a nice point! You II find that the rank and file don ' t subscribe to that.” “ The experiences, we experience, are the mental phe- nomena as experienced in our consciousness. " “ I had expected to finish this outline before the period was over, but — well, perhaps we have enough time yet. Let us see if we can ' t finish it in five minutes.” “ He ! he ! he ! he ! Th is problem doesn ' t seem to be altogether clear. 1 guess we had better take it over again !” 180 The Campers. On July 15. 1907, the faculty met for a short meeting in the faculty room. The meeting was set for two- thirty, but they were delayed fifteen minutes waiting for Dr. Lear. This gentleman had started in due time, but finding a peculiar insect near the Fair Grounds, and examining it, he went home again to place it among his biological collection. At 2:45 P- m - the brethren had assembled, and were loitering in the hall, busilv engaged in discussing the pleasant object of the meeting, when the Dean came out and said: “Brethren, we cannot wait for the bell, sometimes it doesn’t ring; von can come in now. " After this official summons the dif- ferent members hastily assumed their respective chairs and waited for the President to speak. That individual immediately arose, and after a logical int roduction, full of " ergos and theret ' ores, " he said: “Gentlemen, you have done good work during the year. Every student you have conditioned has added another star to your crown. We need a rest, and I suggest that we go on a camping trip for a period not exceeding two weeks. " This statement was followed with great applause. Emails and Breinigsville were immediately suggested. The faculty was evenly divided, and there was bitter feeling between the two sides. What really happened can only be surmised. We can only hint at its true nature by referring the reader to page 189. Emails was finally chosen. The meeting then adjourned and Drs. Ettinger and Haas, in the ecstacy of this prospective sport, were trying to dance the Merry Widow Waltz when Fred. Marcks, ' 09, chanced along. Fred had come all the way from Emails to open the windows in the locker room. “We expect to spend a week on your Elysian shores,” said Prof. Jacobs to Marcks, upon seeing him. “How dost expect to get there. " said Fred. “By trolley, of course.” said Charlie, impatiently. " Beware! beware! ye reckless ones. Know ye not that who to Emails on trolleys dost ride, the natives do instantly devour? Beware! " Most of the boys were in a reckless mood, and little attention was paid to this warning. The next morning the jolly party assembled to take the nine o ' clock car at Sixth and Hamilton. Nine o ' clock came and all the boys were there but Ettinger and Bauman. The car came on time and Ettinger sur- prised the fellows by being on when it came to Sixth and Hamilton. He had been loafing at the Livingstone Club and boarded it at Seventh Street. Dr. Haas, almost missed the car. having gone to the telegraph office to send a telegram to the Young Women ' s Parasol League, informing them of his inability to deliver a lecture to them. Bauman, however, was still missing, and the boys, reluctantly started after holding up the car two 181 minutes in vain. Ochsenford and Fritsch remained on the back platform to finish their cigarettes. After a considerable distance had been made the car stopped to throw the target, and Solomon leaning out at the side of the car to flirt with a girl,, saw some one riding on a velocipede, fly past at a furious pace. By ten o ' clock, the party arrived safely at their destination, and to their great surprise and joy. Dr. Bauman was there waiting for them, having accomplished the trip safely on his famous 1853 model tricycle. By 10:30 the boys had selected a nice, shady, secluded spot, where they could pitch their tent. Wacky was immediately elected Captain of the camp. His first act of authority was to send Fritsch to the freight station to bring up the camping supplies. Being strongly opposed to the use of horses, he set out without any means of conveyance. Two hours later, four of the fellows found him struggling a half mile from camp with his heavy load, still refusing to use a horse. After much difficulty they finally succeeded in getting everything to the camp. Dinner was lnirriedlv taken. “Now it is getting late, we must pitch the tent,” said Wacky. " Mir missen uns eilen. " “Naturlich,” said Georgie, " tempus fugit. There are some chaps who hang around street corners ami say the world owes them a living, but we are none of those. " Every one immediately set to work. Bau- man carefully surveyed the site and determined the exact spot where the stakes had to be driven. Haas was immediately set to work to drive the posts, and Reese noticing the echo and the sound produced by his ham- mering. immediately took out his Siren and set to work to determine the power and force of the sound. He became so interested that he neglected his work. “Idepol! he should be made to work, " growled Georgie. who was perspiring freely. By 5:00 p.m., the tent had been pitched and things had been established in a fairly orderly way. Cook Haas prepared supper, of which all partook with a vim. By 6:30 everything had been removed and the fellows explored the vicinity of the camp. Soon after eight they came trooping in one by one, tired and worn out, and ready for bed. The next morning by 8 a.m. every one was at the breakfast table but Jacobs and Reese, when they be- gan to hear the distant murmuring and howling of a mob as if in anger and excitement. “Wolves,” said Georgie, trying to hide behind Ochsie. whose hands trembled so violently that he Iropped his knife. “Nein , nein, " said Wacky, calmly, reaching for another egg. But the noise rapidly approached, and alarm seized the campers. " Whither shall we flee. " said ' Cook Haas, turning pale as a sheet and rolling his eyes. " Call Jacobs and Reese. " commanded Wacky of Bauman, who immediately hastened to call them. " Come on, get up, the natives are approaching. " shouted John. “Then excommunicate them, and lav the interdict on the country, " said Jacobs drowsily, turning on his side, determined to get some more sleep. Bauman rejoined the others, 182 J » who could now plainly see a mob of people approaching. At a distance of about 200 paces they halted, and two men, evidently their leaders, approached. One was in civilian’s clothes, the other in the uniform of a police- man. " Well, well, Mr. Marcks, you almost scared us. " said Wacky, when they had approached sufficiently near that they could be recognized. For a reply Marcks bowed very formally and turning to his companion, said: " Dr. Wackernagel, allow me to introduce to you, the chief of the Alburtis police, J. Calvin Schugar.” After due civilities had been exchanged, Marcks said: " A very unpleasant lot has fallen to me. You have violated the laws of our republic. You have journeyed hither by trolley, and in behalf of the commonwealth of Emails, I command you to immediately leave our shores. " " Let us have a short meeting to consider it, " said Wackv. Marcks and Schugar withdrew to the mob, to permit the boys to decide what they would do. “But the faculty can’t meet except on Thursday nights, and this is Tuesday. To meet now is to set at naught all our time-hon- ored custom, " said Bob Fritsch. " Don ' t be foolish, " said Wacky, " I send you out, something must be done quickly. " Now Doc. Haas arises. " Why worry your heads about these benighted natives? Let me go and assuage their hurt feelings. Can ' t I. with my silver-tongued words and Demosthenesian gesticulation, pacify this indignant array? " Georgie made a motion to this effect, and Lear seconded it. Motion carried. With Na- poleonic dignity and Beau Brummelian swagger, he approached the mob. After a ten minutes’ flow of philo- sophical babbling and “agonizing attitudinizing,” the fury of the mob was increased sevenfold. " Give 11s our rights, " they shouted. " Down with the traction company! " And it was only by the rarest good fortune that he escaped the violence of the mob and regained the camp in safety. Consternation now reigned in the camp. Georgie was lighting one cigarette after another. Ochsie alone was calmly sitting at the foot of a tree, reading a volume of Pluck and Luck. Now Solomon goes forth. As David went forth with no other weapon but a stone in a sling to meet the giant Goliath, so Solomon with no- thing but a book in his hand, goes forth to appease the angry throng. Slowly and with dignity he began to elucidate to them from this book, which was his twenty-nine-year-old Anglo-Saxon History. E ut a few minutes had elapsed before a perceptible calm settled over that motley gathering. With his characteristic soothing tones he kept on reading. Soon one of the Emausians fell asleep. One by one they drifted into slumber land, some of the more pious repeating their prayers before composing themselves to rest. After twenty minutes, dead si- lence reigned, broken only by the occasional heavy snoring of some slumbering dreamer. Even Marcks and Schugar, who had. withstood sleep for an entire hour listening to the Shakespearean harangue indigenous to the English class-room, fell victims to that long-developed history of the Anglo-Saxon literature. " Nobly done, " said Wacky, when he returned to the camp. " Nobly done, " repeated the others. 183 Jacobs and Reese now awoke, and the next two hours were spent in re-telling and discussing Solomon’s brave deed. Haas and Marks set to work to prepare the fish for dinner, hut Marks became so interested in their scales that he was of little use. Bauman went privately to Haas and asked him to prepare feathers for the fellows to eat. and to place several at each man’s plate, so each one could cause his neighbor to laugh at the Dean ' s jokes. Haas, however, refused his request. After dinner Jacobs and Reese walked over to see the sleep- ing Emausians. When they came hack to the camp, Ochsie, Haas, Fritch, Lear and Marks had gone fishing. Bauman was oiling up his velocipede. ‘‘I’ll have to go in to college to post the weather forecast,” he said. “Let’s go and pitch. " said Reese to Jacobs, getting a hall and gloves. “Go along,” asked Reese of Georgie. " Well,” answered that individual, closing one eve tightlv and staring at him with the other, and selecting another cig- arette from his case, " I guess I’ll stay here and work out the schedule for next vear. " Left to himself, Georgie mused over his cigarette a long time, then finally decided to go swimming. Ten minutes later he was enjoying the cool contact with the Lehigh. Meanwhile Reese and Jacobs were perspiring freely. “Nothing the matter with your wing,” said Reese to Charlie, who was mixing feudal outdrops and allodial outcurves with astonish- ing speed. “This is a product of the base-ball renaissance, " said Charlie, sending in a peculiar drop to Reese, who, having forgotten the law of projected missiles, missed it cleanly. “There it goes, " said Bill, as the ball rolled a considerable distance beyond him. Try as they might they could not find it. After a ten minutes’ hunt they gave it up as lost. “Let’s go down to the river and wash up,” said Reese. They hastened to the river, when suddenly they stopped, for they had just seen some one dive into the river. Quickly lowering themselves, they crawled towards the river to see who the swimmer might be. " Ettinger. by all that’s holy,” said Jacobs. " Sure enough,” said Reese. " Let ' s hide his clothes, " said Jacobs. “Capital, " said Bill. Silently they crawled to where his clothes lay, gathered them together and placed them behind a large oak about two hundred yards away. " That reminds me of a story by Caesar of Haisterbach,” said Jacobs. " Yes, yes,” said Reese, " I know,” fearing lest he begin to tell it. Meanwhile Georgie, having swam across the Lehigh and back again, was crawl- ing out on the bank. “Guess I ' ve had enough for today. Horace gave us the Golden Medium, and I must live up to that.” But in vain did he search for his clothes. While searching, he found a honey comb. Being an experienced prison inspector, he examined its cells with interest, becoming so interested that he was nude, and " knewed " it not. By 5 o’clock Bauman returned to the camp and finding it deserted, and seeing the lateness of the hour, decided to usurp Haas ' s position and prepare the evening meal. " I’ll prepare the grub, the theorems, " said 184 John to himself, “think how that will offend Haas, who has always served it in syllogisms and as suggested by the association of ideas.” “This is the last time I’ll ever go fishing with a crowd like this, " said a voice in deep disgust. A moment later Haas slouched into the tent. Marks, Fritsch. Lear, Sollie, all came straggling after. “What is the matter, " said Wacky, who just returned from taking a walk. " Such a combination of fishermen you never saw, " was the reply. " Marks sang all afternoon and scared all the fish away. Next Fritsch and Och- senford began to wrangle about the relative value of the English and Greek dramatists, and as for Lear, every time he baited his book, he sat and examined the worm a whole hour. I think they should be conditioned in discreetness.” " Ach now, " said Wacky, taking out a pipe and slowly filling it, " we must be patient and good- natured in our judgment of these men.” Reese and Jacobs next came in. “Where have you spent the after- noon,” asked Wacky. " Oh, " said Reese, winking one of those long, lingering kind to Jacobs, " we played ball and took a walk. " Where ' s Ettinger, " said Fritsch, deftly rolling a cigarette. " Yes, yes, " said Wacky, “where is he? " Just then that individual appeared. “For twenty-seven years I have been connected with Muhlenberg College, and, natiirlich, I have grown to know young men pretty thoroughly. But I am not just prepared to say that any one ever played such a trick on me as one of you scamps did to-dav when he hid my clothes. " “Elucidate,” said Ochsie, “Well, I was swimming to-day and some one hid my clothes and I just found them ten minutes ago, " answered Georgie. " That is what I call a dirty mean trick.” said Jacobs, winking to Reese. Some one said " He! He! He! " when Haas hastily arose. " Gentlemen, the man who would do a thing like that is not worthy to associate with ' Christian gentlemen. A man whose standard of honor and integrity is not higher, would even be lenient with a student. We hope this slight warning will be sufficient and every further infringement will be met with the severest discipline. " " Supper is ready, " announced Bauman, and immediately all difficulties and ill-feelings were forgotten. " Well I can eat anyway, " said Georgie, throwing the " butt " of his cigarette, and sitting between Fritsch and Reese. " Don’t cry, 1 wouldn’t take it to heart, " said Fritsch, who sat on his left side. " That’s right, old chap, laugh it off, " said Reese, who sat on his right side. These two peculiarly different remarks caused all eves to be turned on Georgie, who was seen to be laughing on one side, and crying on the other side of his face, immediately they knew that he was only striking one of his famous platform expressions. “That reminds me of a storv of Caesar tie Haisterbach? " said Jacobs. " Yes, yes, " quickly said Wachy, fearing lest he tell it. " What do you think of him as a writer, " asked Jacobs of Solomon, who was strangely silent. " Well,” began Solomon, " I wouldn ' t want to make any statement as authentic. I wouldn’t care to be quoted to that effect, but I do not think Caysar of Haisterbach worthy to be classed with Milton, Shakespeare, Fred Fearnot, and 185 other classic writers. While his tales may be indigenous to the period they cover, they are spurious and unait- thentic. Now Ettinger was “nettled. " " Brethren, we should never disregard a thing because it is old. Caesar of Haisterbach was written in Latin and we should all read it. While we may read Milton and Fred Fearnot in our native tongue, still when we translate his stories we receive a certain mental training and culture.” It is now necessary to change the scene. It is ten o’clock. The Emausians awoke and quietly gather- ing their forces, drove out the fellows. Bauman in trying to save his velocipede, was captured. Upon learning that he had come hither on this antiquated mechanism, and not by trolley, they permitted him to leave. He immediately oiled up the velocipede and prepared to leave. " He! He! He! I ' ll hitch mv wagon to a star,” said John, riding out of the tent at break-neck speed. The natives now explored the two tents. Three kegs and two cases of empty “Schlitz " bottles were found in one tent, together with a pile of sheet music and a volume of Dr. James ' s Psychology. Empty cigarette boxes were found everywhere in profuse abundance. In the other tent lav a pair of shoes with rubber heels. On the table they found an immense number of cards, which, as nearly as could be deciphered, were covered with three words: " Papacy, Controversy and Feudalism. " Aside of that lay a history of Muhlenberg Athletics and a sound Siren. Under the table they found a translation of Horace and a manuscript on " Everyday Philosophy. " On a chair lay a long German pipe and a letter to Dr. Wackernagel from one of his childhood chums, the Emperor of Germany. On one of the blankets lay a treatise on the value of scanning, and a medicine case. Near the opening of the tent lay " A History of the Anglo-Sax- on Literature. " The reader undoubtedly wishes to know what became of the fellows. Wacky and Fritsch walked the distance into Allentown and arrived home safely at 6 a. m. Bauman was arrested for exceeding the speed limit, and was strangely missing until the latter part of August. Haas was picked up by a farmer coming into Allentown to market. He waxed so eloquent on the outrage perpetrated by the Emausians, and such high-sounding phrases escaped him that the farmer never opened his mouth, thinking him to be a Euro- pean and speaking that language. Georgie tried to awaken the inhabitants of a farm-house, but succeeded onlv in awakening the antagonism of the dog. When at eight a.nt. he limped into the Livingstone Club he was minus half his trousers, and a sadder but wiser man. Jacobs, Reese and Marks sat on a fence all night and waited for the first car. Lear and Solomon sought protection at a farm-house. Lear indeed came as a God- send, for the lady of the house suddenly became ill during the night. Ochsie said grace at the breakfast table in such elegant English that the kind farmers simply insisted on their staying a week. A word of advice by the writer: " Look before you leap, and when you do leap, look how you leap. " 186 Schoenf.berger, ’09 : Let’s go to the rink this afternoon. Putra, ’10: No, it will make us too tired for to-night. Schoenf.berger, ’09 : Ah, go on, we ' re not going to skate with our arms. If it takes Dr. E. fifteen minutes to elucidate a “ nice point’’ how long will it take him to discuss a row of pins ? Freshman : When was the tricycle bought? Sophomore : Before Dr. Bauman came East. Junior : Before the war. Senior: Before the deluge. Schiery, ’10: How do you dissolve this pre- cipitate ? Mueller : You boil it in H N 03. Schiery, ’10: In hot H N 03 ? Morning, ’10 : Can a man marry his widow’s sister ? Wohlsen, ’09 : Certainly he can. Dr. E. : (After listening to Pott’s laborious translation) Well, Henry, in getting out this lesson did you use the rapid transit method or the slow dic- tionary route ? Prof. R. : (Showing mineral specimens to the class) : This is an opal. Urich, ’10 : Is that large stone an opal ? Prof. R. : Certainly. Urich, ’10: Are they cheap ? Prof. R. : Do you think we only have cheap things in the museum. Dr- O. : I am not eligible to serve on a jury be- cause 1 am supposed to know something. Because the pages in the Hinds and Noble ponies are loose, it does not signify that the binding is poor. Kleckner, ’10: Professor, that H2 S has an ugly odor. Prof. R. : Oh, no! It is sweeter than the sweetest perfume. Houser, ’09 : Doctor, that line is not in my book . Dr. E. : Well, your book must have been edited for a female seminary. Morning, ’10: We have no light in the build- ing because the sparrows sat on the wires and ate the currents. Huyett, ’ 10: Zuch, that fellow is as good at swearing as you are. Zuch, ' 10 (Boastfully): Don’t you believe it, I had him beat three laps this morning. Prof. J. : This will end our history course for this year ; but, if you wish me to do so, I will go oil lecturing for two hundred years. Prof. R. : As soon as the oxygen in this vessel is consumed, the candle will go out. Morning, ’10 (Aside) : He had better close the transom, it might go out through it. HAUSER, ’09 : Doctor may I go to my room ? I am indisposed. Dr. W. : But I am not disposed. Kritsch, ’09 : I have been conditioned in shav- ing, because I have more than two cuts. Nonamaker, ’09 : Did the direct rays of the sun pierce the mist that surrounded the earth during the time of the Creation. Dr. H. : I don’t know for I was not alive at that time. According to Prof. Reese, if you take arsenic you will either “ Give up the ghost,” or ” Hand in your checks,” or “Shuffle off this mortal coil,” or We wont swear which one of them did it. It was discovered shortly after a faculty meeting; tho the discredit seems to be thrown on the trustees. ” Pass off this mundane sphere,” or “ Depart from this terrestrial globe.” Conductor : You fellows that broke the -win- dow, will please give me your names. Rudolph, ’09 : My name is Roger Williams. Schuger, ’09 : Oh, Rudolph, you must help pay for it. HELLO! WHAT’SJTHIS ? Pott, ’10 (Trying to translate “hasta”): " Sword--- sword--- no, pike Dr. E. : " Well Henry, now that yon are on the right pike trot along.” Dr. O. (On a heated discussion on Reformed Spelling) : Well, Mr. Ammarell, how would you pro- nounce g-o-u-t ? Ammarell, ’10: Why Gout. Dr, O : Then how would you pronounce g-o-u-p ? Ammarell, ' 10 i Well, I never heard that word before but I suppose, it would be Goup. Dr. O. (Triumphantly) : You are mistaken, Mr. Ammarell. I would pronounce it Go Up. Dr, E : Gentlemen, you can not get Latin by sitting on a Latin Dictionary and placing a mustard plaster on your head to drawn in. Aftermath. Prof. R. : Now fellows, be loyal and swell the crowds at the Basket-Ball games by bringing your female friends. Wohlsen, ’09 (To Schumaker) : A fellow can ' t be loyal, if he is, he gets sat on, as T did at the trial yesterday evening. Hassenpfeffer Song. TUNE : “ O Wallz me around again, Willie, ' ’ Oh, lead the ace on the board, Anthony, We ll win, we ll win, we’ll win. Pete Wohlsen is breezy ; Dog-gone it he’s easy ; We ll win, we ll win, we ll win. Some of the fellows are wondering if Wohlsen will ever cut a wisdom tooth. No. Ladies and Gentlemen, these are not Freshman scratch- ings on Wackys black-board but well, the first is Pope Jacob ' s elucidation of Plato’s “Universalia ante Rem,” and the other is an artistic explanation, by Dr. Haas, of any sub- ject in psychology. Chemical Analysis of the Sophomores. SUBSTANCE REAGENT RESULT REMARKS ABERLY “ Marching through Georgia” A lengthy discourse on the South Familiar with subject. EARNST “ Spider " Waves his tentacles His feelers are loose. EVERETT Hotel Lochiel Gets confused Hard luck. FUNK BLOW — pipe Noise on his cornet Should stop blowing. GELSINGER Quietness Never seen outside of his room Too retiring. GERNET Sleep Sleeps more than studies Good work. HASSLER Dramatics Acts better than Henry Irving Should become a professional. HORN Shooting off Everyone is spell- bound Will be a great orator. HUYETT Zane Noise and confusion. Ought to be kept apart. KLECKNER Talk Rattles like a phonograph As good as a “ Poll-parrot. " LANDIS A slight amount of work That tired feeling Should use Omega Oil. McCREERY Tobacco Smells like a “ Smoke-house.” Must be a member of the Tobacco Trust. MILLER German Starts a Verein Will get an A x in German MORNING Jokes Everybody laughs Is running in opposition to “Georgie.” POTT College Cuts Classes Twenty-three. PUTRA Athletics No time for anything else Will develop into a Sanborn. RAUP Late hours Awakens at 8.30 A. M. Just in time for classes, REISNER Bluffing Good recitations in logic Has hood-winked “ Johnny. ' RUHE “ Cinch” Course Elects extra hours in Basket-Ball Ought to be a shark. SCHEIRY Door-lock Turns the key Should admit his friends. SCH MOYER Rings and Pins Looks like a jewelry store Must have a good many cousins. SHUPP A. Prniceton A talk on the advantages of Princeton Somewhat Presbyterian. SHUPP R. None Plays like a kitten Should have a drum and horn. SNYDER Loafing Gets flunked Twenty-three. TANAKA English Language Chow-chow Good try. TREXLER Chemistry Time only for chemistry Should sleep in the lab. URICH Any old song Croaks like a bull-frog Had better give it up WERLEY Educational work A good school teacher Will be the State Superintendent. WERNER Declamations Talks like a fog-horn Ought to try for the Glee Club. YERGER Oley — margerine A Good Fry None. ZANE Huyett Noise and Confusion Ought to be kept apart. ZUCH Water Some one gets wet Candidate for Chief of Water-throwers. ORDER Biological Classification. CLASS; FRESHMENAT1 FAMILY GENUS SPECIES Elongata Aves Bryanite AMMARELL Tobacconite Hermit-Twins Haasenpfefferis BARINGER Archimedes Astronomic us Mathematicus BAUMAN Deaconi Preacher Theologian BECHTOLD Long-legibus Agnus Recluse BEHRENS Der Shakespearean Viridiores Shamrock BIEBER Germanic us Rubricus Farmer BOYER Bum -jokers Bachmanite Trickster BUTZ Sport ic us Loaferati Physicus DAMPMAN Waiblers Wackeyite Bethlehemite EBERTS Agents Ark Cigar Co. Peddler GRANT Latin Stats ( ?) Loaferati Rabbit HAAS Fiction -readers Smokerati Pore us HAMM Squirrel -Catchers Red-nose Naturalist HARDY Philosopher Socratic Theorist HARTZELL Chemist Speciallis Cinch-courser KIEFFER Kidderati Baumanite Baby KUDER Georaff e Druggist Catasauquite LA WALL Kidderati Viridissimi Flunkeribus LEWIS Mascots Imps Pigmies MILLER Pugilist Baileyite Loud -Laugher REITZ Sowsa Music us Mark Twain RENTSCHLER Warblers Puella Punster ROMIG Alzebra Tired-feeling Silentes SCHELLY Blufferati Speciallis Cinch -courser SHERER Prohibitionist Viridiores Homo SMITH Republican Quay’s Supporters Politicians STUART Warblers Red-cheeked Fiddlers WEBER Sarcastic Hermit-Twins Chewerite WOLPER Diogenes Sanctissimi Wise-men ( ?) WUNDER 192 The Map of the Holy Land or WHAT A KINDERGARTEN CHILD OUGHT TO KNOW. Once upon a time a certain learned Herr Doctor was conducting ' a class in religion. Rising, he gazed intently and significantly at a book before him, while ve trembling wretches, seated round about, grew cold with fear and suspense. At length he ceaseth from his meditations and looketh out upon ye crouching thronp - He spake, and in a calm voice he calleth upon 1 Huff of ye County of I lucks, that he might arise and thereupon shine forth in ye light of his theological knowledge. He asketh Bluff of ye County of Bucks a question which concerneth ye lesson of ye day, and Bluff of ye County of Bucks answereth him not at all. Then he asketh him another question and he answereth him not at all. Then he asketh him another question and he answereth not at all. Then arose ye mighty Herr Doctor and stepped to ye front of ye platform upon which he hath enthroned himself. With compressed lips and steadied voice he puteth to him still a fourth question. Bluff of ye County of Bucks, he gurgleth in ye throat, he stammereth with ye tongue, with exceeding great stammer- ing stammereth lie, he trembleth convulsively, but answereth him not at all. " Where is Phoenicia, Mr. Bluff? " quoth ye Herr Doctor. “Where is Phoenicia? " quoth he. And his voice is as ye voice of one speaking out of ye Book of ye Hudibras, as one out of ye Hudibras speaketh lie ; and his speech swelleth with exceeding great sarcasm, even as a cobra’s head that is about to sting. Then Bluff of ye County of Bucks he stammereth, but his courage risetli with ye sound of his voice. He speaketh. " Yea verily, " saitli he, " verily doth Phoenicia lie to the north of Palestine. " Then, Lo and Behold! As ye crashing thunder breaketh above ye city, as ye lightning stretcheth forth its serpent forks, as ye voice of ye Herr Doctor risetli as ye rolling of vast clouds; he stretcheth forth his hand, he shooteth out great sparks, as it were, from his optical organs, from his visual organs shooteth he them forth. Then were the vials of wrath; then were the hogsheads of consuming anger poured forth upon ye head of ve luckless Bluff of ve County of Bucks. He shaketh as a mighty tower which is about to fall; ye blood mount- eth high into his cheeks, unto his face there cometli a ruddy red, even as the blushing of a pretty maiden. He looketh ot. his companions; he sayetli in his heart. " Strike me that I may die. " 193 And ve voice of ye mighty Herr Doctor roareth forth: “Such things, Mr. Bluff, we were supposed to learn in the kindergarten. You want to look up vour map of the Holy Land. It’s a disgrace, a positive dis- grace. Why a child, Mr. Bluff, should know that Phoenicia is south of Palestine. You had better study your map of Palestine again, Mr. Bluff; you had better study your map of Palestine. " Thus his voice continueth in a mighty rage roaring throughout. Then Bluff of ye County of Bucks, he trembleth with great trembling; he shaketh as an aspen leaf; he looketh unto his brethren as though he were about to sink through ye door. And as ye everflowing stream of thought rageth through his bejumbled brain, even as a raging torrent after a spring ' s flood hath troubled the H2O. Lo, as a voice rising up from the dead there cometh forth from ye trembling throng a small, timid sound as ve voice of one who longeth to speak, but speaketh in great fear. At length Bueller of ye County of ye Red Rose: Bueller ye brother of Joe; Bueller ye little but ve Oh- mv, lifteth up his voice and addresseth ye Herr Doctor. And quoth Bueller of ye County of ve Red Rose. Bueller ye brother of Joe, Bueller ye little but ye Oh-my; quoth Bueller unto ye mighty Herr Doctor quoth he: " Lo, and Behold, Herr Doctor, Lo and Behold, Look again. I pray thee. Study ye map of ye Holy Land thy- self. Be ' hold, dost thou not find that Philistia doth really lie to ye south of Palestine? " Thus quoth Bueller. Ye mighty Herr Doctor stoppeth ; as an automobile which striketh a telegraph pole stoppeth he; as ve erstwhile occupants thereof so seemeth ye Herr Doctor, verily of a truth, he seemeth to be up in ye air. He closeth up ihis vocal orifice even as a clam closeth his shell; he looketh upon ye void as one in great perplexitv ; as a child of ye kindergarten looketh he upon ye void ; he looketh out as one who would recall. Then by and by he turneth and speaketh unto Bueller of ye County of ye Red Rose; unto Bluff of ye Coun- ty of Bucks speaketh he. " Yes, Mr. Bueller, yes. I believe you are correct. Phoenicia is on the north of Pale- stine. I got it mixed with Philistia. Yes, yes. you are correct. I beg your pardon, Mr. Bluff ; I was mixing Phoe- nicia with Philistia. I will give you credit for that much at least, Mr. Bluff. Yes, I’ll give you credit for that much. I beg your pardon. You see I was mixing Phoenicia with Philistia. That will do. " Thereupon Bluff of ye County of Bucks sitteth himself down, verily as one in great relief, though pierced with many wounds whereof cometh many scars, sitteth he down. And ye might v Herr Doctor doeth likewise and sitteth before ye class as an extinct Volcano before ye city at its feet. 194 Rouge Et Noir. THE JOKER Ober Morning THE FOUR KINGS THE FOUR QUEENS THE FOUR JACKS Stump Paules Albert Beck Schatz Aberly Anthony Kuhl Hassler Krause Marsh Schumaker THE FOUR SPO( R iTS THE FOUR DEUCES THE FOUR PEDRO S Dampman Schoeneberger Wohlsen Stetler Shelly Zane Reed Putra Huyett Jacks Butz Wolper THE REST OF THE PACK The Whole School 195 The Automobile Club. PRESIDENT. Frank H. Marsh, ’08 VICE PRESIDENT, Dallas F. Green SECRETARY AND TREASURER, Chas. E. McCormick MEMBERS AND KEEPERS OF LAMPS CRANKS SPARKEF Red Albert Paules Smith Red Funk McCormick Bossard Red Boyer Keiter Rudolph Red Beiber Huff Wohlsen OILS GASOLINE TIRES Stetler Grossman Krause Bechtold Green Huyett Hassler Beidler Morning Schmoyer Rudh Urich 196 Department of Electricity. DEAN OF DEPARTMENT Dr. Paul Motor Kuder INSTRUCTORS Dr. Warren Magnetism Beidler Dr. William Brushes Shelly Prof. Paul Precipitate Huyett, D. G. F. Dr. Electric V. Nonamaker Prof. Paul Commutator Putra, D. L., D. G. F. Prof. Albert Currant Fasig, F. L. D. Prof. Jonathan Fieldofforce Zane Dr. Robert Electric Haas Instructions. Instruments required : (I) One American Copper Cent; ( 2 ) One Incandescent Bulb Socket ; (3) One Incandescent Bulb; (4) One Current of Electricity — Direct or Alternating. Take cent and place on incandescent bulb and screw bulb into socket. If no precipitate there is no current of electricity present. If a precipitate there is equally no current of electricity present. In most cases a quantity of silvery particles will be observed swimming about in the precipitate. Pay no attention to this — it merely indicates the pres- ence of Sulphur. Especially effective on an evening before exams., but Students must be extremely quick and careful as experiments frequently result in shower-baths. For further information see the Dean. 197 DEAN OF DEPARTMENT Allen W. Butz PROFESSORS OF PACING Dr. Hurry Seyler Prof. Geddap Kuhl Prof. Hustle Paules Prof. Pacer Rudh Prof. Runnaway Rudolph Prof. F. Hasty Marsh Prof. W. Balky Shelly PROFESSORS OF TROTTING Dr. C. Trotter Jacks Prof. A. Canter Fasig Prof. F. Lope Eichner Prof. Jumping Bossard Prof War Mule Beidler Prof. J. Canter Schugar Prof. Hurry W. Schoer.eberger The stables are situated in New York City. Registration fee, 50 cents required from all students. Professors Butz, Rudolph and Rudh will give special lectures in surgery every week. Prof. Horsenford of the Saxoman Institute will deliver weakly lectures on “ Horses that I have met.” We are sorry to announce that Dr. Pott, while riding one day, was thrown heavily by his horse and, because of injuries sustained, was compelled to leave college indefinitely. 198 Flunk and Wirenail s Student’s Dictionary. (Just from the press after twenty-five years of deliberation and simmeiing.) A. Air— 03. (Hot-Air)— See P. N. W. HI. B. Bad — Gambling. Better — A student interested in Inter-Class Bas- ket Ball Games. Boarding House — A place to detect jugs. c. Chapel — Same as Farce. Committee — When affixed to “Cleaning” it means a bunch of women hired to rough-house the Dormitories. D. Dropped — That which happens to a student when a member of the Faculty does not like him. E. Evolution — See Rupp. Examination — A test of ones ability. F. Fast — Time. Faster — Jacks, because he beats time. Fastest — See example on Page 190. Feathers — Soft down. (Students) — Hard up. G. Gabble — See Janitor’s Room. H. Home — A place we think of when we need dough. Honor — A new system for passing exams. Interest — An element not indigenous to the English department. J. Jeweler — One who sells watches. (“ Georgie”) — One who watches cells. K. Knocker — Same as Huff. L. Eove — A form of insanity — See P. N. W. III. Loyalty — Equal to x (An unknown quantity.) 199 M. Mess— The day-student’s eating room. N. Noise — See Glee Club. (Annoys) — “ Pete” Zane’s fife. Nosegay — A Bouquet. (Gay Nose) — See Smith, ’ll. o. Old — The Pipe Organ in Chapel. Older — Dr. Ettinger’s jokes. Oldest — The 20th Century Anglo-Saxon Gram mar. Orpheum — The Student ' s Paradise. P. Pippie” — A man who rings the bells. Plug — A worn out pony. Plugger — A fellow who does not use ponies. Pool — .See Rhodes Hall. Pony — “ A very present help in trouble. Pull — A characteristic of Ministers’ sons. Q. Quiz — A wolf in sheep’s clothing. R. Remarkable — Dr. Ettinger’s ability to read Peda gogy. Representative — A student chosen to jolly all girls calling up fellows over the phone. Runt — See P’asig. s. “ Stiff” — A person allowed more “ Cuts” than a regular student. Strong — The Physical Director (as to his breath). Surprise — See “ 1907” P ' oot-Ball Team. Swearing — A certain element indigenous to Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. T. Track — The cinder bank around the gridiron. u. Unchangeable — Dr. Bauman. V. Verdancy — See “ Freshman.” w. Wednesday-MDay set aside for the Faculty to at- tend Chapel. Y. Yearling — Same as Kid Miller. z. Zero— Something that’s nothing. The Jones Desertion Case. Heard to-day by Judge Morning. Other cases disposed of. To-day Judge Morning, of the Muhlenberg Precinct, opened the February term of court. The Jones desertion case was the headliner, but at the request of District Attorney Mueller it was postponed until the minor cases had been disposed of. The list was unusually long and the vast crowd grew impatient, taking but little interest in anything save the Jones case. The first case disposed of was that of Messrs. Beck, Laubach. McCormick, Me Creery and Rupp, who were sentenced to six months at hard labor for assault and battery, on oath of the stiffs. Chairman Marcks, of the Indignation Committee of Emaus, was fined five dollars for riding on a trollev- car. Electricity Ivuder was fined seven dollars for giving seven separate teachers seven distinct shocks for as many decent recitations. Speedy Kuhl was sent up for thirty days for exceeding t ' he speed limit. Anton Rubinstein (his ghost represented him) vs. Lunky Eichner for defamation of character in the de- fendant ' s agonizing recital of " Mow Ruby Played. " The defendant was fined twenty-five dollars, in default of which he was sent up for ninety days. Messrs. Hauser, Albert, Eberts and Slnipp were each sent up for a year for stealing bases on the Muh- lenberg Field. The case of Mike Zane for murder of Nita Wanita near Pfifer’s Road on the night of January 30, was set aside for the April term of court. The Societv for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals vs. Messrs. Shelly, Rudh, Schoenberger, and Blitz for fast driving. The defendants were each sentenced to pay a fine of twenty-three dollars and costs. Messrs. Beidler and Zuch were sent up for ninety days for drunkenness and disorderly conduct. At length the Jones Desertion Case was called up. The selecting of the jury was a long and tiresome proceeding, for the case had become so notorious that the majority of talesmen had formed very decided opin- ions. 201 The first man called was Janies Anthony, a horse dealer of Aquashicola. The District Attorney objected to him on the ground that Jones was an old crony of Anthony ' s and belonged to the same Hassenpfeffer Club. With a peculiar malevolence Judge Morning overruled the objection. The second man called was H. D. Whitteker. He was objected to because of his ingrained prejudice against the man who was bold enough to venture upon the tempestuous sea of matrimony, but the objection was overruled and he was chased into the box. Paul Huyett and Paul Ruder were accepted to give a smack of respectability to the jury, which, on the whole, was a rather disreputable looking crowd. Paul Reed, when questioned as to conscientious scruples regarding hanging, said he had none. District Attorney Mueller who resides near the aforesaid Reed ventured the information that Mr. Reed had no conscience, which Reed did not deny. Strange to say he was immediately rejected. H. Levi Y. Sevier, the notorious partner of the equally notorious Mike Rudh and Fred Wunder, were ac- cepted, though the defense objected to the last two because they were no Americans, but natives of New York. Roger Rentschler. the next man called, said that he had never served on a jury and would like to do some- thing for his country. He was rejected. Dallas Green objected to serving because of incompetence to render an intelligent decision on any mat- ter where love was involved on account of youth and inexperience. Judge Morning, however, sent him into the box, declaring that the less a juror knew jabout the case when the time came for rendering his decision, the better. Edgar Nonamaker was rejected because he avowed his honest opinion that the defendant ought to be tarred and feathered and then lynched. He seemed such a straightforward individual the Court was convinced that he would be out of place in a jury box. William Kistler Huff was objected to bv the defense because he was the rejected suitor of the lady in the case and would naturally be prejudiced against the successful wooer. The Court ruled that after a conver- sation with the defendant it was convinced that all the desirable young men of the country were included in that list and such a trifle could not weigh against the said Huff. John M. Aberly was accepted in spite of the fact that he admitted that as a son of the South he was con- vinced that every man ought to be lynched who was accused of deserting his betrothed. 202 Ralph Funk was accepted together with Messrs. Weber, Refuse Kern and Shupp, who, to the utter astonishment of the Court, seemed to have formed no opinion one way or the other on the merits of the case. After the jury had been selected, Court adjourned for fresh air. When Court reconvened the taking of testimony began. The first witness for the prosecution was Isaac Solomon Bechtold of the firm of “Reisner and Bechtold, manufacturers of jewels and precious stones. " In the cross-examination, the Assistant District Attorney Useless Grant asked: " What do vou know of the defendant ' s matrimonial affairs ? " Witness : “Only vat 1 hears. " Attorney: " And what have you heard? " Here the attorney for the defense objected that hearsay could not be accepted as evidence in a court of just ice, whereupon the witness called out excitedly: “I knows vat I hears. Jones tolt me hisself. He tells efervboty. " He was allowed to continue. It appears that Jones had gone into store of Reissner and Bechtold and intro- ducing himself, he offered to let them into a great secret, if they promised never to reveal it. " Den,” to con- tinue Mr. Bechtold ' s own discourse, " my partner Lefi, he says: ‘Veil, if it don’d cost noddings, go ahead:’ and he tolt us lie vas going to get married. Veil, of course ve vere bot shocked. ' So you iss in lofe,’ says my part- ner, Lefi ; und " — but here the court interfered ordering Mr. Bechtold to give the statistics and leave out the unimportant details. " Dese iss de stassistics, " retorted the witness. " I ' m chust coming to de point. He was ordered to continue. " Veil, den I knew dat my partner, Lefi, vas going to crack von of hiss bum chokes, und I reaches for a fan and a glass of vater. ‘Do you know vat lofe iss,’ says my partner, Lefi. ‘Veil, lofe iss Var. and iff you vant to know vat var iss, ask Cheneral Sherman. ' Jones, he laughed und says he vants to buy a dia- mont ring. My partner, Lefi, shows him quite a number and finally Jones picks oud von und says, ‘How much?’ ‘Tirtv-six tollars and feeft ' cents; four tollars und feefty cents down und tree tollars a veek. ' ‘Iss it flawless?’ says Jones. ‘Flawless! ' says Lefi. ‘Vy, sure, it ' s flawless. I made it myself.’ He took de ring but he owes me and Lefi, vat iss mv partner, yet tirty-two tollars. " Here Mr. Bechtold broke down and was forced to leave the witness box. The next witness was Postmaster Mike Rudh, who testified that the defendant had received two letters a dav for several years from the same lady, but lately had been receiving a good many from another young lady in the city. That at times the defendant had read portions of the letters to him, but unless the court demanded he would not repeat them. On the back of every envelope were five letters of a somewhat mystic nature which the Postmaster believed was an Anarchistic symbol. When asked to tell what they were he replied: Y. T. T. B. B. His mind, however, was set at rest by His Dishonor, the Judge, who volunteered the information that 203 this meant merely a token of affection and was usually translated, “Yours till the bench breaks.” At this point Tipstaves Coleman and Stump were obliged to get busy. As a result of their efforts, Messrs. Marsh, Kuhl, Gelsinger. Werley, Werner, and Bauman were forcibly ejected from the court-room for raising a disturbance. The last witness for the prosecution was Benjamin Levi Grossman, who conducts a second-hand cloth- ing establishment all the time and a fire sale every three months. He claimed that Jones had bought a suit from him at his last fire sale. Jones swearing him to secrecy, had told him about the coming wedding. The witnesses for the defense were the next on the stand. The first man called was N. B. Y. Yerger who denied, but afterward admitted under cross-examination, that he had brushed long hair and rouge from the de- fendant’s coat after lie had returned late from town. A hair was produced and when asked if those taken from the defendant ' s coat were the color of that one the witness said that he would not care to take an oath to it. but they certainly did have a great resemblance. Drs. Beck, Laubach, Rupp and McCormick each separately testified that one of the hairs was one of those removed bv Mr. Ye rger and the other had been taken front the head of the defendant himself and that both hairs were identically alike. Mr. Edgar O. Reitz, a neighbor of the defendant testified that Jones took especial pride in his curly locks and frequently, when he did not have the price to get them cut, would let them grow to great lengths. Mr. Reitz declared that Jones took almost as much pride in the beauty of his hair as a certain Mr. Shelly, which state- ment seemed to satisfy the jurors at once. Mr. Edward Hardy declared, under oath, that the defendant was a well-intentioned individual, did not lie about anybody but himself and was not altogether responsible for all his actions. Next the defendant took the stand. He gave his age as twenty-two, color white and general appearance dignified and handsome. He impressed the Court and jurors at once with his importance. As proof that his affections had not changed, he read some of the latest correspondence. The effect on his hearers was varied. Some roared, some hissed, but the majority left the room. A horse tied to a post within hearing was affected with blind staggers and a dog lying on the side-walk nearby went mad. Both had to be shot. He denied having bought the ring from the firm of Reisner and Bechtold, but declared that he had gotten it for Turkish Trophy Coupons. As for the hairs found on his coat that was mere quibbling and had been satisfactorily disposed of by expert testimony. The battle of the legal lights now began. Assistant District Attorney Useless Grant for the prosecution 204 and Webster Mirabeau Beidler for the defense. Lawyer Beidler made an eloquent plea and succeeded so far in working on the feelings of the jurors that they turned a deaf ear to the Assistant District Attorney ' s vitriolic attacks. At this point it was discovered that the jury was being tampered with by Mr. Levi Reisner. The cul- prit, detected, was seized and ejected from the room before any further damage could be done. The jury then retired. At first there were evidences of great confusion in the jury room, judging from the variety of sounds that floated through the door. But by degrees order got the upper hand until a perfect silence reigned. This was suddenly broken by the ringing of a coin striking the floor and after a little more confusion the jury filed out. When asked for their decision, the foreman declared that they had found the pris- oner not guilty. A general cheer went up from the audience at this announcement and Tipstaves Coleman and Stump were kept busy quieting down the demonstrative crowd. When the Judge asked how they had managed to reach such a decision, the foreman of the jury acknowl- edged that they had tossed up a coin. Thereupon his Dishonor dismissed the jury, complimenting them upon their approved modern method of reaching a decision in a court of justice. Then the court adjourned. 205 Ye Ballad of Hades There once was a chemist of wild-world renown. His name was H. Seyler from gay Reading town. Materia Medica, stern mathematics Seemed to this young chemist but childish athletics. He worked in the lab. from morning till night, So dear was this chemistry in Seyler’s sight. The next famous person concerned in this ditty Is F. Hobson Smith from petite Pottslown city. He visited college one Thanksgiving-day, To see Muhlenberg put the pig-skin in play. Of course, this was long after Smith ' s graduation — He was now a rich banker high up in his station. He entered the lab. and found Seyler there Mixing up acids and learning to swear. Just then something happened and caused, to our knowledge, The greatest disaster e’er heard of at college. The noise was reported for miles, miles around — Doc Rudh even heard it at Long Island Sound. The explosion, they say, shook all Allentown ; It blew up the building, the chemists blew down. Their shadowy souls rushed pell mell from the wreck And the next thing they knew they were crammed on the deck Of a quaint ancient craft aged a thousand or more. And built by the Romans or Greeks, I am sure. A gray-bearded stranger stepped up to the crowd, Tapped Smith on the shoulder and shouted aloud : “ This ‘ wessel ' won’t start before seven o’clock ; Will you please take your friends and get out on the dock.” So saying, he gazed with a Sphinx-mannered leer. As his cold nasal tones broke harsh on their ear. The boat they perceived was anchored near shore To a long ghost-like pier, some ten feet plus a score. They turn to depart, when the gray stranger saith : " Why, shiver my limbers, here’s F. Hobson Smith !’’ Then Seyler exclaimed, in surprise : “ On my word ; Gad zooks; if it isn ' t our friend Ochsenford !” They crowded about him in great jubilee ; They all shook his hands and they shouted with glee : “I say Dr. Ochsenford, what do you hear? You ' re stern and grave aspect dclh make it appear That you hold some great office : now pray tell us what Are you captain, lieutenant, or mate of this yacht ? " “ I’m neither the captain nor bo’sn, “ quoth he; " The pilot am I of this mortis feme ; Stern Wacky’s the captain — no doubt he’s below ; Red Albert’s the mate and lieutenant also.” Then suddenly up thru the hatchway there popped The oriflamme caput of Albert, and stopped. 206 “ Now bailer my bulwarks! " and “Great Scott!” cried he, “ Here is a sight to make old blind men see.” They greeted each other and joyfully said : " HoSeyler; HiSmitty!” " Well, Johnny, the Red !” “ How are you lieutenant ? " laughed Seyler aloud. John squared up his shoulders and looked rather proud. They talked and they talked till dusk gan to fall, ' Bout college and classes and playing foot-ball. At length up spake Hobson : “ Say, Reddy, old beau ; Could you tell us just where we are ? I ' d like to know : I’ve gotten my bearings in rather a mix.” “ Well Smitty, " quoth Reddy, “ this stream is the Styx.” “ And yonder you see — those far distant sands — The Empire of Hades — the shadowy lands.’’ As Albert ceased speaking the ship ' s bell was heard, And the other shade passengers all flocked aboard. The anchor was lifted ; the oars put in play ; And hoisting the sail, they were soon under way. As the shadowy ship ploughed the shadowy stream ; It seemed to the shades but a shadowy dream. At length Purser Bernheim appeared with some buckets, And shouted : “ All passengers cough up their ducats.” Thereupon, with much clinking, the gold coin did rain; But Smith and the chemist all coughed up in vain. For nothing from nothing leaves nothing, you know ; And Smiih and the chemist soon found that ' twas so. But Johnnie, the Red, to their rescue then came, And brave captain Wacky, of nautical fame. So Bernheim passed on, but remarked to the Red ; “I’m a son of a gun ; this is fierce, " Oscar said. “ Every Muhlenberg student, a dead-head goes over. Does he think that old Charon is rolling in clover ? ’ At length to the shadowy shores they drew near ; And now the old vessel was lied to the pier ; And forthwith the passengers all disembarked, Save the chemists, to whom John, the Red, had remarked “ Just wait for me, lads, till l m thru with this tub And I’ll take you right up to the Muhlenberg Club.’’ They soon wended their way right eager to know What Muhlenberg students had gathered below. At the club they were met with such a reception, Altogether engulfing their wildest conception Here were Coleman and Weaver and Rudolph and Shupp, Bossard and Schoenie and Doc Roger Rupp ; Anthony, Stump, Paules, and Wolper at cards; Frilsch, Schatz, Jacks, Eichner discussing the bards ; Billy Bryan was talking with Beidler and Huff ; Haas and Kant were engaged with some logical stuff. Alexander the Great, with a two-fer cigar, Discussing with Marsh his new auto-car; Napoleon, Hannibal, Tannie the Jap, Having a nice warlike contest in crap; Henrtch Hudson and Wohlsen were bowhng a game; Dampman and Hauser were doing the same. Jonathan Zane was playing his flute. Torturing the crowd with his fierce toot-a-toot ; Bennie the Jew, Cleopatra the witch, Discussing theology with Robert Fritsch ; Jacobs was sleeping they heard to their mirth, A habit they knew he ' d acquired on earth. Georgie and Horace tried to see which was able To drink the other one under the table ; “ Hie — Hie — ‘ Urrraahh — F rthe Livingshone — Hie Yelled Georgie, who now was as lull as a lick ; Horace howled ; “ Io 7 numphe, ip — ipse, " And rolled neath the table most gloriously tipsy. And thi; is just where the troubles begin, Ending only when Satan himself sauntered in. Horace upset the table on Lear, Who boxed Mephistopheles over the ear, Who, in turn, threw a bottle which stopped on Pop Reese, Who swore he ' d knock Horn through the middle of Greece, Who then aimed a blow at this great physiciest. But was suddenly floored by Pan Marks ' mighty fist ; Horn ' s buffet missed Reese but descended on Haas, Who, in turn didn’t stop to reason the cause ; But vented his wrath on Immanuel Kant With a vigor and courage which nothing could daunt; Immanuel looked up in mild surprise And soaked Fritsch two stiff ones on both of his eyes : Cleopatra screamed, “ Murder " ! shrieked, “ Marcus the Roman’ I Who came to the rescue and set upon Bauman; But Bauman, in turn, with a nice coup-de-maine. Flung Antony back on to Hamlet the Dane ; The Dane, melancholic, choleric uprose, Smote Bennie the Jew with his fist, on the nose ; Then Ben flew at Hudson the great Dutch explorer. Who, in turn, flew at Pete, to Wohlsen ' s great horror: Then Coleman, Smith, Seyler and Albert jumped in, While Cyrus and Grant raised a terrible din ; At length ’mid this rumpus and riot and roar. His Majesty, Satan, stalked in thru the door : “ Well gentlemen " — smiling, this Hades Prince said : In silence, the rioting shades quickly fled ; Quoth Seyler to Smith as the shades gan to flee, “ Reminds me of old times, this joyous melee : ” And so ’mid a roar and general hubbub, Thus ended the spree at the Muhlenberg Club. Lutheran Colleges. NAME. FOUN- DED. LOCATION. Ansgar 1902 Hutchinson, Minn. Augsburg 1869 Minneapolis, Minn. Augustaua (co ) 1860 Rock Island, 111. Augustana (CO) 1860 Canton, S. Dak. Bethany (co) 1881 Lindsborg, Kan. Capital University 1850 Columbus, Ohio. Carthage (co ) 1870 Carthage, 111. Concordia 1839 P ' ort Wavne, Ind. Concordia 1881 Milwaukee, Wis. Concordia 1893 St. Paul, Minn. Concordia (co ) 1881 Conover, N. C. Concordia (co ) 1891 Mooreliead, Minn. Concordia 1881 Hawthorne, N. Y. Dana (co) 1899 Blair, Neb. Gustavus Adolphns (co) 1862 St. Peter, Minn. Jewell Lutheran 1893 Jewell, Iowa. Lenoir (co) 1891 Hickory, N. C. Lutheran (co) 1796 Clifton, Texas. Lutheran 1861 Decorah, Iowa. Midland (co) 1887 Atcliinson, Kansas. Muhlenberg 1867 Allentown, Pa. Newberry (co ) 1856 Newberry, S. C. Northwestern University (co) 1864 Watertown, Wis. Park Region Luther 1892 P ' ergus Falls, Minn Pennsylvania (co ) 1832 Gettysburg, Penn. Red Wing 1879 Red Wing, Wis. Roanoke 1853 Salem, Ya. St. John ' s Lutheran (co) 1893 Winfield, Kan. St. Olaf (co) 1874 Northfield, Minn. St. Paules 1884 Concordia, Mo. Suomi (co) 1896 Hancock, Mich. Susquehanna University 1858 Selinsgrove, Pa. Thiel 1870 Greenville, Pa. Upsala (co) 1893 Kenilworth. N. J. Wagner Memorial Lutheran 1883 Rochester, N. Y. Wartburg 1868 Clinton, Iowa. Watt’s Memorial 1886 Guntur, India. Wittenberg Luther Immanuel (co) 1845 Springfield, Ohio. New Orleans, La. Greensboro, N. C. 209 PRESIDENT. Prof. H. W. Foclit, A. M. Prof. George Sverdrup. Prof. Gustav Andreen, Pli. D. Rev. Autliony G. Tuve. Rev. Krnst F. Pihlblad. Rev. L. H. Seliuh, Ph. D. Rev. F. L. Sigmund, D. D. Rev. M. Luecke. Rev. M. J. F. Albrecht. Rev. Theo. Buenger. Rev. Geo. A. Romoser. Rev. R. Bogstad. Rev. H. Fetli. Rev. J. P. Jensen. Rev. P. A. Mattson, D. D. Rev. N. J. Lohre. Rev. R. L. Fritz, A. M. Prof. J. A. C. Torgersen. Rev. C. K. Preus Rev. M. F. Troxell, D. D. Rev. J. A. W. Haas, D. D. Rev. J. A. B. Scherer, D. D. Rev. A. F. Ernst. Rev. O. N. F ' osmark. Rev. S. G. Hefelbower. Rev. M. G. Hanson, Rev. John A. Morehead, D. D. Rev. A. W. Meyer. Rev. John N. Kildahl. Rev. J. W. Kaeppel. Rev. J. K. Nikander. Rev. Chas. T. Aikens, A. M. Prof. R. S. Bert, Ph. D. Rev. L. H. Beck. Ph. D. Rev. H. D. Kraeling. Rev. Otto Kraushaar. Rev. L. B. Wolf, D. D. Rev. Charles G. Heckert, I) U. Rev. F. J. Lankenau. Rev. N. J. Bakke. INDEX TO ADVERTISERS. Allentown National Bank 1 Allentown Drug Mfg. Co 2 American Shoe Repairing Co 11 Appel, The Jeweler ... 22 Alex, A. A. .... 17 Anewalt Co., S. 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Centre Square, Allentown, Pa. Oh! Ye College Men go to BUESCH- W BARBFR A Place for the Boys. Twelfth and Hamilton Sts. Electric and Hand Massage. Do you need Medicine? Do you need a Prescription Filled? Do you need anything in the line of DRUGS, TOILET ARTICLES, ETC. Give a Trial Order to G. W. SHOEMAKER CO. . . . DRUGGIST . . . SOUVENIR POSTALS. PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES. Anco Daylight Loading Films. Cyko Paper Prints at Night. 722 Hamilton St., Allentown, Pa. JOHN KIRIAS, Manufacturer of Fine Confectionery, Chocolates and Bon-Bons, Wholesale and Retail. ICE CREAM PARLOR 603 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. LEHIGH TELEPHONE C. L. HOLLENBACH, DEALER IN Groceries, Provisions, Dry Goods, Notions, Etc. Cor. Sixteenth and Chew Streets, ALLENTOWN, PA. I have just received the most handsome embroideries in Bouncings, bands, insertions, edges, allovers and medallions, also robes. These are the most exclusive goods ever shown outside a first-class Metropolitan Store. My aim has been to have a first class White Shop (Maison Blanc). Allentown, with its large out-of-town patronage, should appreciate an ex- clusive Store of this kind and encourage such an enterprise by liberal patronage. Kindly give me a call and convince yourself of the statements. L. Kohlhaas, 1 039 Hamilton St. BOTH PHONES JOHN W. YINGST, DEALER IN Fancy Groceries and Provisions GOODS DELIVERED 1051 HAMILTON STREET. SHANKWEILER (EL LEHR., High Quality Clothing and Furnishings ARTISTIC Requisites For Young Men and Boys CORRECT TAILORING College Clothes a Specialty CLOTHES Dress Suits Ready Made and to Order. UMBRELLAS. LEATHER GOODS. Tuxedo Suits Ready Made and to Order. SUIT CASES. STUDY ROBES. BATH ROBES. Prince Albert Suits Read r Made and to Order. SMOKING JACKETS Full Dress Shirts, Vests, Neckwear. PENNANTS, CANES E. Keller (EL Sons, Jewelers, Silversmiths and Manufacturing Opticians. College and Fraternity Jewelry. 711 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. H. Kostenbader ( L Sons, Brewers and Bottlers of Sterelized Export and Standard BEER. CATASAUQUA, PENNA. at ALEX’S S. B. ANEWALT Improved facilities for delivering CO. ICE CREAM direct to the home. THE Fashionable $1.00 PER GALLON Hatters .... One trial will convince DUNLAP I STETSON | 4CENCY you ALEX COLLEGE BANDS 8th and Hamilton ALLENTOWN Merkle Co. DEALERS IN Dry Goods, Notions, Staple and Fancy Groceries Washing and Sewing Machines, Oil Cloth, Etc. Pennsylvania and Lehigh ' Phones 247 N. Eighth Street R S LEISENRINC D Z WALKER Telephone Connection LEISENRING 80 WALKER No. 8 Centre Square ALLENTOWN, PA. Real Estate. Stocks and Bonds. Loans Negotiated. Rents Collected. General Insurance. Merchants’ National Bank Y. M. C. A. BUILDING, ALLENTOWN, PA. Capital - - - $200,000.00 Surplus and Undivided Profits, $144,000.00 Deposits, - - - $1,275,000.00 ACCOUNTS SOLICITED CHARLES 0. SCHANTZ, Cashier TREXLER LUMBER OOMPANV LUMBER AND MILL WORK ALLENTOWN, PA. AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE SERVICE SECRET : SATISFACTORY ; SELECTIVE LONG DISTANCE SERVICE TO ALL IMPORTANT POINTS Consolidated Telephone Companies op Penna. Local Ofpice, IIO North Seventh Street, - Allentown, xviii Pa. A. A. Hertzog, 214 N. 13th St. Real Estate A. A. Hertzog Contractor and Builder .... ALL KINDS OF JOBBING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. OFFICE ROOM 208 HAAS BUILDING, 8th Hamilton Sts. HOUSES FOR SALE LOTS FOR SALE HOUSES RENTED RENTS COLLECTED Fire Insurance in First Class Stock Companies. DEEDS. MORTGAGES. BONDS, WILLS PROMPTLY WRITTEN. TITLES CAREFULLY EXAMINED Money to Loan on Mortgage Security Siegel Smith 202 Haas Bldg. Allentown, Pa. Lehigh and Penna. Phones. Shimer, Laub Weaver Carpets, Rugs, and Draperies 637 Hamilton St., ALLENTOWN, PA, Childrens Hair Cutting a Specialty. Facial and Hand Massage. Difficult Repairing Solicited C. J. Bleiler Harry I. Kistler Mfg. Jewehr and 955 HAMILTON ST. Engraver SHAVING and 715 HAMILTON STREET SECOND FLOOR HAIR CUTTING ALLENTOWN, PA. xix Good Taste in Dress IS AN INDICATION OF CULTURE AS WELL AS OF CHARACTER, ANOTHER REASON WHY YOU SHOULD PREFER Our Fashionable Clothes and Furnishings. KOCH BROS. ALLENTOWN’S FINEST CLOTHES SHOP Bryden Horse Shoe Company, Manufacturers of Brands : BOSS, BANNER, FEATHERWEIGHT, BRYDEN C, C. K.— B. M. Forged and Rolled Horse and Mule Shoes. Steel and Aluminum Racing Plates. Cable Address: BRYDENSHOE. Lieber ' s Code Used. CATASAUQUA, PA. XX J. S. RITTER. Pres’t, E. H. ODENHEIMER. Sec y A. S. WEIBEL, Treas. The Lehigh Electric Company ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND MATERIAL Lamps, Motors, Dynamos, Telephones. Combinations and Electrical Features. Repairing and Wiring. 1 8 North Sixth Street, Allentown, Pa. Gately Fitzgerald Furniture, Carpets. Stoves and General House Furnishings. 806 Hamilton St., Allentown, Pa. Lehigh Telephone Koch Haas FINE SHOES 742 Hamilton St., Allentown, Pa. DO IT YOURSELF ! Jgjjfr Brighten up your Home with HOUSEHOLD LACQUER ACOUERET If your Furniture, Woodwork or Floors are old, faded, soiled or scratched A CAN OF LACQUERET WILL WORK A TRANSFO RMATION POR SALE 13V F. HERSH HARDWARE CO., 825-827 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. XXI SILVER Table Ware In fine, heavy silver plate — No one who needs table ware can do better than to come here for it. : : : ROGERS’ Yl doz. Knives and Forks, . $4 to $5 Y doz. Tea Spoons, 1.50 to $2 JEWELER and OPTICIAN, 625 Hamilton Street. Hats Caps Always Up-to-Date A. A. KLINE UMBRELLAS TRUNKS Prices Low 605 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. APPEL CITY HOTEL SHELLING’S STORES Always back up the repu- tation an endless chain of satisfied customers make. They have the best of Fowls, call for your order, deliver your goods, and are worth a trial. 608 10 Hamilton Street 446-48 Union Street C. O. KOCHER, Proprietor. Reasonable Rates 28-30 North Seventh Street, Allentown, Pa. xxii The Smart Clothes Shop. Koch Person 634 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. Charles C. Klump PHARMACIST Prescriptions Compounded with Quickness and Dispatch. 537 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. BOTH PHONES P. J. Cobaugh COAL AND WOOD Full Weight Guaranteed 2200 Pounds BEST GRADES Lehigh and Jeddo Coal WEST END CAFE Ice Cream Parlor AND Soda Fountain Meals Served at All Hours at Reasonable Rates GIVE US A CALL H. J. FRIES 1322 Chew Street, Allentown, Pa. 5th St. and Sumner A ve. ALLENTOWN, PA. BOTH PHONES ODD THINGS IN COLLEGE J EWELRY Class and Fraternity Pins, Medals, Prize Cups, Etc. ENGRAVERS OF Coats of Arms, Crests, Monograms, Etc. G. WM. REISNER Manufacturing Jeweler, Lancaster, Pa. Estimates and Designs Furnished Upon Request. H. J. Werley WHOLESALE FOR SPEAKERS Eureka TOBAC C ON 1ST ____ Throat Lozenges 1005 Hamilton St., C. L. FREEMAN Hamilton St., Cor. 9th St., ALLENTOWN, PA. ALLENTOWN, PA. Allentown and Reading Traction Company CONNECTING THE LEHIGH AND SCHUYLKILL VALLEYS BY ELECTRIC CAR. High-speed, double-truck, latest improved cars. together with comfort and beautiful scenery are a few of the features of the — — - - ROUTE TO READING Double Track between ALLENTOWN and DORNEY PARK. The new attractions at the Park this year are Ye Olde Mill improved, Base-Ball Grounds and Grand Stand, Oriental Railway Casino with Bowling Alleys and Labyrinth. Offices: Y. M. C. A. Building, Allentown, Pa. H. E. AHRENS, President, Reading, Pa. I. S. RUTH, Superintendent, Allentown, Pa. LONG DISTANCE AND LEHIGH TELEPHONES J. S. BURKHOLDER =LICENSED UNDERTAKER=— == FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND PRACTICAL EMBALMER The Allentown Morning Call LARGEST SWORN CIRCULATION OF ANY DAILY PAPER IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY. FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICE. FULL LOCAL NEWS SER- VICE. FULL OF A LOT THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW. ::::::::: 1 1 3 North Eighth Street, Allentown, Pa. 27 South Sixth Street, Allentown, Pa. E. H. Wetherhold JEWELER AND OPTICIAN 723 HAMILTON STREET, Allentown, Pa. MILLARD A. KUDER, Dealer in Lehigh Coal, Wood, Ice, Cement, Patent Plaster, Plaster Paris Marble Dust, Silver Sand, White Sand, Etc. Both Phones. 530 GORDON STREET. ALLENTOWN, PA xxtv J. H. Pierson Come in fellows and have a feed. OPEN AT ALL HOURS OYSTERS IN ALL STYLES 1419 CHEW STREET ALLENTOWN, PA. EZRA H. SMITH HERMAN J. MICHAEL Smith Michael Notary Public, Mortgage Loans, Real Estate, General Insurance. 203-4 Haas Building Second t loor ALLENTOWN, PA. BOTH PHONES ICE CREAM, ICES, CONFECTIONS. PETERS JACOBY CO. RESTAURANT A LA CARTE. BAKING PAR EXCELLENCE. PARTY FAVORS, FANCY ICE CREAM IN APPROPRIATE FORMS FOR OCCASIONS. COLLEGE PATRONAGE INVITED. HUYLERS, LOWNEY ' S, WITMAN ' S, CANDIES. Get the habit and get your Clothing Ruhe Lange WITH Jacob B. Gery 632 Hamilton Street, SECOND FLOOR ARCHITECTS P. S. Repair Work done promptly. xxv 1 2 North Sixth Streeet, ALLENTOWN, PA. Hunsicker Studio REMOVED TO 937 HAMILTON ST. Our Studio Specialties Art Pictures, Water Colors, Framed Pictures, Pastels, Platinums. Artistic Portraiture We make Portraits in Crayon, Water Colors and Sepia. We make Frames to order and frame pictures artistically. We do work for amateurs, finishing, also ail kinds of Commercial Work, etc. Come in to our Studio and look around. You will be welcome. c. M. Stauffer, PROP. C. M. Hunsicker, ASST. MGR. Studio open Sundays from 9 to 4 SMOKE ANDY’S UNION MADE. Purity Cigars Eagle Granite Works READING, PA. Manufacturers of MONUMENTS, SARCOPHAGI, And all kinds of CEMETERY MEMORIALS. PNEUMATIC TOOLS - POLISHING MILLS. P. E. Eisenbrown, Sons Co. 6th ELM STREETS. Local and Long Distance Telephones. Joseph E. McFetridge Ritter McFetridge Sanitary Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water Heating, Gas and ELECTRIC LIGHT FIXTURES 1141 Hamilton Street Allentown, Pa. Telephone 3328 vi ANEW ALT BROS. 615 Hamilton Street. SIGN WHITE BEAR WE EXPECT TO SELL Belle Grade Hats Stiff and Soft, Ail $2.50 for the rest of our lives. That is the reason we are doing our utmost to make them the best Hat that money will buy. ... ¥ T » If we knew of a better Hat for w nite Dear nats yoU r $2.00 you WO uid know it. There is a reason. Ask us. Stiff and Soft, All Colors, $2.00 ANEWALT BROS., 612 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. Ladies’ Furs REPAIRING AND ALTERING OF FURS FURS STORED DURING SUMMER. SIGN WHITE BEAR. C. H. Schmid STATIONER AND PAPER DEALER School Supplies and Post Cards Wholesale and Retail 808 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. Wm. H. Taylor Co. DEALERS IN Railroad, Mine, Factory, Mill, Furnace and Quarry -SUPPLIES Engines, Boilers, Pumps, Machinery and Tools POWER TRANSMISSION A SPECIALTY 250-256 Hamilton Street, - Allentown, Pa. TROY STEAM LAUNDRY JAS. M. WIICHTER, Proprietor Cor. Hall and Court Streets, Allentown, Pa. SHIRTS AND COLLARS A SPECIALTY AGENT AT COLLEGE The Daily Chronicle and News Allentown’s Leading Daily. It goes to the homes of the buyers, and is, consequently, the best advertising medium. Office : 12 Centre Square, Allentown, Pa. XXV! HOTEL HAMILTON C. FRED STILES, Proprietor European Plan Will You Kindly Pay our great Music House a visit? You are not asked to buy, only to look and see what a complete Music House we have. Some day you may want a PIANO, ORGAN, MUSIC BOX, PHONOGRAPH, VIOLIN, or some article belong- ing to the music trade. If you know of the G. C. ASCHBACH Music House, you ' ll know where to go. Years of experience have taught us how to give the best value for the least money G. C. ASCHBACH, 539 Hamilton Street. - Allentown, Pa. N. B.-We REPAIR all kinds of MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS right and at very reasonable prices. L. D. CLAUSS LAFAYETTE HOTEL, GUTH BROS., Proprietors 133-137 North Seventh Street, ALLENTOWN, PA. WEST END BOTTLER 3 1 8-320 N. Franklin Street, ALLENTOWN, PA. On Draught Birch Beer Soda Bottles • Soda Sarsaparilla Cream Soda Birch Beer Ginger Ale Pear Cider Lemon Sour Seltzer THE HIGHEST ART IN BEER -MAKING HAS BEEN ACHIEVED IN HORLACHER’S Q MONTHS’ OLD PERFECTION BEER AMERICA’S CHOICEST BREW. STERILIZED. BREWERY BOTTLING ONLY. MANUFACTURERS OF HIGHEST GRADES OF BEER ONLY. XXIX Allentown Crockery Company Importers and Jobbers of Haviland China, Uniqued Shaped Toilet Ware, Rich Cut Glass, Nicely Decorated Bric-a-Brac, Sterling Silverware, Wm. Rog ers’ Silver plated Table Ware, Church Chandeliers, in Oil, Gas or Electric, Banquet Lamps and Globes, Etc. 37-39 So. Seventh St., ALLENTOWN, PA. Playing upon your good nature is no part of our method. If the proof of your por- trait does not suit, come and sit over again. Our Photogra are made to satisfy you. To do that they must satisfy us first. Which means they must be per- fect, in pose, expression, likeness and finish. Give us a sitting and we will show you what we can do. Wint Studio ALLENTOWN, PA. XXX Lehigh and Penn. Phones COLUMBIA HOTEL AND RESTAURANT ED. E. FENSTERMACHER, Proprietor 10th and Hamilton Streets, - Allentown, Pa. M. Z. Schubert PIANOS, ORGANS AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 31 North Sixth Street Citizens Deposit and Trust Co. ALLENTOWN, PA. CAPITAL, - - $250,000.00 OFFICERS : L. D. KRAUSE, President H. B. KOCH, ------ Vice-President DR. W. H HARTZELL, - - - Vice-President F. H. LICHTENWALNER, - Seccretary and Treasurer We solicit your account and assure you of every courtesy and favor consistent with sound business principles. That the management is appreciated is shown by the steady increase in the number of our patrons, now including firms, corporations and individuals in every walk of life. Andrew L. Yeager v v FLORIST;x ' k 6th and Green Streets, Allentown, Pa. Both Phones WATCH HEADQUARTERS Our Special 17-Jewel Waltham, - $9.00 E. J. FAUST JEWELER AND OPTICAL SPECIALIST 728 Hamilton Street - - Allentwon, Pa. XXXI (Hi|e (CltaH. ij. tEUmt (C0. jlururpuratrii q Cttnl In}? iEngraurrB mb Slatirntpra hilabrl|ihia, Pa. Greelings to 1908 and 1909 from J. B. WAIDELICH, Proprietor American iHeiuritte (Enmpamj A Full Line of Iruga, DHrbirutPH, Soili ' l Artirlra anil Patpnl Mriiirim ' s Prescriptions Carefully Compounded 643 iSfamiltmi 1., Allrutnum. Pa. Next Door to Hotel Allen (llntn ' ll Sjpmtarft Makers of (Taps anil (Sinutta to the American Colleges and Universities, from the Atlantic to the Pacific. . . Fine workmanship. Rea- sonable prices Rich Gowns for the Pulpit and Bench Illustrated Bulletins and Samples on request. Albany ,N. f. xxxii A Uplrnmp (Sift tn any feuu? The Most Popular College Songs $ .50 The Most Popular Home Songs 50 The Most Popular Love Songs 50 The Most Popular National Songs 50 The Most Popular Piano Pieces 75 The Most Popular Humourous Songs (in prep.) .50 The Most Popular Banquet Songs (in prep.) . . . .50 The Most Popular Sacred Songs (in prep.) . . . .50 The Most Popular Vocal Duets (in prep.) . . . .50 The Most Popular Piano Ducts ... .75 The Most Popular Mandolin Pieces Solo Mandolin 50 Second Mandolin 50 i Guitar Accompaniment 50 Piano Accompaniment 75 Standard American Airs Mandolin Solo 50 Mandolin Duet 60 Mandolin and Guitar 60 Mandolin and Piano 60 100 New Kindergarten Songs 1 .00 Songs of the Flag and Nation 50 School Songs with College Flavor 50 Songs of ALL the Colleges 1 .50 Songs of the WESTERN Colleges 1 .25 Songs of the EASTERN Colleges 1 .25 50 New College Songs 50 New Songs for College Glee Clubs 50 New Songs for Male Quartets 50 Songs of the University of Chicago 1 .50 Songs of the University of Michigan 1 .25 Songs of the University of New Mexico 1 .25 Songs of the University of Pennsylvania 1 .50 Songs of the Pennsylvania State College .... 1 .25 Songs of the University of Virginia 1 .00 Songs of St. Lawrence University 1 .25 Songs of Beloit College 1.25 Songs of Bowdcin 1 .25 Songs of Cornell Agricultural College 1 .CO Songs of Haverford College 1 .25 Songs of Washington and Jefferson Cclisge . . . 1.25 Standard American Airs (mccllcy) 60 Enchantment (waltz) 50 Motor (march) 50 Wooing (waltz) 50 Wooing (love song) 50 Tell Me You Love Me (song) 50 New Songs and Anthems for Church Quartets, (eleven numbers) each. 10 to .30 At Bookstores, Music Dealers, or the Publishers, Hinds, Noble Eldredge 31-33-35 West 15th St., N. Y. City . ESTABLISHED 1902 A. A. Peters Company == JEWELERS == Watchmakers, Opticians and Engravers, Diamonds. All Repairing Guaranteed. 116 North 7th Street, Allentown, Pa, Sevart Bros. ! TAILORS AND DRAPERS Second Floor 608-10 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. Taking into consideration the number of copies sold and delivered, the character of the circulation and the price charged for advertising :::::: The Allentown Leader The Shafer Book Store BOOKS! Is the BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUM IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY : : Books for Libraries a Specialty Estimates Furnished 33 North Seventh Street, Allentown, Pa. C. E. Semmel Dealer in - ' GROCERIES, DRY GOODS, NOTIONS, ETC. 13th and Chew Sts., Allentown, Pa. xxxiii Allentown Electric Light and Power Company ELECTRICITY FOR ALL PURPOSES LIGHT POWER HEAT Investigate the many applications at the New Show Room 542 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. AUGUST HOHL Battler and Distributer of — — — Fine Beers === AND Imported Wines and Liquors FRONT AND RACE STREETS, CATASAUQUA. IOTO-LNOE AVINO HaIvF-Tonu cm Zinc Line DESIGNING gunXUSTR ' VTING 711 LINDEIN vST. ALLENTOWN, PA. The National Bank of Catasauqua COR. SECOND AND BRIDGE STREETS, CATASAUQUA, PA. ESTABLISHED 1857. OLD STRONG RELIABLE XXXIV Elmer T. Gehris Lehigh Phone 2640 Penna. Phone 459-x Weaver Contracting Co. S. N. Weaver, Gen ' l Mgr. Concrete, Cement Building Blocks and Cement Work a specialty. Vitrified Paving Brick, Crushed Stone and Cements. Office: 1 307 ' 2 Chew Street Stable : I 306 Gordon Street ALLENTOWN, PA. Automobiles, Carriages, Wagons and Sleighs, Painted and Varnished. HOUSE PAINTING and PAPER-HANGING 235 N. Madison Street, Allentown, Penna. Lehigh Phone. GOING TO BUILD? If so better specify WHITEHALL PORTLAND CEMENT to insure getting a first-class job. -MADE BY- The Whitehall Portland Cement Co. 1722 Land Title Building, Philadelphia, Pa. H. R. Schlouch, Compliments of Importer and Wholesale Dealer in PURE WINES, LIQUORS, Etc. SWOYER LEIBOLD Southeast Corner Seventh St. and Centre Square XV MT. VERNON INN, HOWARD WEISS, Proprietor Lehigh and Pennsylvania Telephoens. SIEGFRIED, PENNA. Any books that you do not know where to get Technical, Professional, Literary, or Ref- erence, write to us. EAGLE BOOK STORE 542 Penn Street, Reading, Penna. A Perfect Paint. Best Pigments, compounded with Pure Linseed Oil, Spreads 25% Further Covers 50 % Better Lasts 1 00 % Longer than Lead, Oil or Cheap Paints. Address us for nearest Agents, MANUFACTURED BY THE ALLENTOWN MANUFACTURING CO. ALLENTOWN, PA. A. A. Albright M. A. Albright Amandes Albright Son, Builders and Manufacturers of Planing Mill Work. Both Phones OFFICE AND MILL: 315-324 N. Fourteenth St., ALLENTOWN, PA. P. N. Remmel Notary Public and General Insurance Jacks THE Printer Northampton, Pa. 16 South Sixth Street, Allentown, Pa. EVERYBODY KNOWS Greenhouses at Rittersville Both Telephones PARTRIDGE’S J, F. Horn Bro. There is no University, College or Preparatory School with a reputation of any kind in Athletics and Gymnastics that do not use their material. There’s a Reason. Every article with their trade mark Guaranteed. ALWAYS RELIABLE. FLORISTS y College Agency, Physical Director’s Office 75 Hawley St., Boston, Mass. Store : 20 North Sixth Street, Allentown, Pa. THE REGAL SHOE For College Men at 34 North 7th Street GEORGE HENNINGER COMPANY Regal Tailoring and Gents’ Furnishings XXXV11 ESTABLISHED 1851 EIMER AMEND LEWIS L. ANEWALT CO. 617 HAMILTON STREET 205-211 THIRD AVENUE, COR 18th STREET NEW YORK CITY IMPORTERS AND MANUFACTURERS OF C. P. CHEMICALS AND REAGENTS CHEMICALS AND SCIENTIFIC APPARATUS. E. A. SECTIONAL ELECTRIC LABORATORY FURNACES FOR DENTAL WORK— THE BEST ON THE MARKET The New Hat and Fur Store COLLEGE HATS AND CAPS A SPECIALTY USUAL DISCOUNT TO STUDENTS SOLE AGENTS FOR IMPERIAL AND " STETSON SPECIAL” HATS 617 HAMILTON STREET WE HANDLE THE BEST OF EVERYTHING NEEDED IN A LABORATORY SIGN BIG HAT TELEPHONES: P E N N A . , 251 - B . 205- M . L E H IG H , 31 I 9-29 1 5 COZZENS MILL SUPPLY CO. CHAS. C. COZZENS, Mgr. OFFICE: 722 LINDEN STREET FACTORY: 39-41-43-45-47 NORTH HALL STREET WAREHOUSE: 416 CHESTNUT STREET ALLENTOWN, PA. REEDS, HARNESSES, SHUTTLES, QUILLS, BOBBINS Etc. General Broad Silk and Ribbon Loom Furnishings Emmons’ Baked I Steel Heddle Co.’s Flat HEDDLES Ge rman Tinned Wi re ( Camel Hair j Stitched Canvas ' Oak Tanned Leather j BELTINC Indian Tanned and Tannate ' ONEIDA PRESSED STEEL BELT PULLEYS, SPLIT WOOD PULLEYS SHAFTING, HANGERS, COUPLINGS, COLLARS, Etc., Etc. Al MATERIAL, WORKMANSHIP AND ATTENTION FRITCH’S XXXX FANCY FLOUR THE QUALITY FLOUR ASK YOUR GROCER FOR IT xxxviii Wm. J. Leh, Ladies and Gents Furnishings We make a specialty o( Clean- ing, Scouring, Repairing and Pressing Ladies’ and Gents’ Clothing. Cor. 8th and Turner Sts. Allentown, Pa. Lehigh Phone 1931 The Daily City Item In every sense — from every point of view Lehigh County’s Greatest Newspaper FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT. Item Building, 608-10 Hamilton St., ALLENTOWN, PA. HARVEY H . KNERR AtLENTOWN PENN C CO W BAKERS and CATERERS Henry Schofer’s Sons. 229-231 N. Eighth Street, READING, PA. ARTISTIC PIANO TUNING CARL and LEON WITTICH 1 1 6 So. Sixth Streeet, Reading, Pa. We make periodical trips to all cities and towns in eastern Penna., and are able to give all orders our prompt attention. DONATED BY LANCASTER FRIEND. C. Y. SCHELLY BRO HARDWARE CUTLERY. GLASS. PAINTS. 32 N. Seventh St., ALLENTOWN, PA. J. Geo. Snyder, Allentown Horse Exchange Stabling for 125 Head Horses. Horses and Mules always on Sale. Also Horses sold on Commission. After January 1, 1908, Sales commence at 10 o’clock A. M. every Thursday. Cor. Chew Franklin Sts. ALLENTOWN, PA. 12th and 17th Street Cars run within half block of Stables. xxxx It is You and your family that will suffer if you fail to sup- ply them with good Reading matter. Start a Library at once. No better place to buy Books than right here. Allentown Book Store 939 Hamilton Street Donated Both Phones Ice-Cold Soda Water Palace Pharmacy R. F. GOOD DRUGGIST Hamilton and Sixth Sts., Allentown, Pa. Relating to Eyestrain When the condition of the eye compels the tiny eye muscles to constantly exert their ut- most strength to perform functions which the normal eye would do unconsciously, the mus- cles become overworked and tired in the same manner as other muscles of the body would under similar strain. Eyestrain manifests itself in so many differ- ent ways that one should have the eyes prop- erly examined at the first indication of abnor- mal conditions. Your attention is directed to the careful and systematic examination which those who come to us are given ; the exact methods of measuring and fitting of eyeglasses and spectacles. We invite you to call and confer with us in regard to the proper consideration of this most important subject — the care and correction of the eyes for perfect vision ALBERT W. HAWK Eyesight Specialist Manufacturing Optician 139 S. 8th St., Allentown, Pa. THE NEW POST OFFICE. ALLENTOWN, PA. E. E. RITTER A. A. SMITH RITTER SMITH Builders and Contractors DEALERS IN LUMBER MANUFACTURERS OF ALL KINDS OF PLANING MILL WORK MILL AND OFFICE; Jefferson and Gordon Streets Allentown, Pa. PROFESSIONAL CARDS Dr. Wm. H. Schaeffer DENTIST 937 Hamilton Street, - Allentown, Pa. Lehigh Phone Dr. H. M. Lucas DENTIST 819 Hamilton Street, - - Allentown, Pa. DONATED Dr. B. H. Stuckert DENTIST Office Hours: 9 to 12 A. M., I to 5. P. M. Evenings by Appointment 805 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pa. Lehigh Telephone C. A. Herwig DENTIST 73334 Hamilton Street, - - Allentown, Pa. George B. Bleiler, D. D. S. DENTIST Haas Building, 8th and Hamilton Streets, Allentown, Pa. R. J. Flexer, D. D. S. DENTIST 954 Hamilton Street, - Allentown, Pa. DONATED Dr. G. A. Flexer DENTIST 747 Hamilton Street, - - Allentown, Pa. Lehigh Phone 3319 Dr. Charles A. Miller DENTIST Office Hours : 8 to 1 1 .30 A. M., I to 5 and 7 to 8 P. M. 34 North Seventh Street, - Allentown, Pa. XXXX11 Electric City Engraving Co. INDEX TO BOOK. A Ballad of Hades .... 207 Administration . 17 Advertisements . . . . .212 Advertisements, Index to . 213 Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity . 95 Alumni Association . . .25 American Sculptor of the 20th Century 174 Association . . . 173 Astronomical Arrangement of Seniors 166 Athletics ...... 107 Athletic Association . 112 Athletics, History of . . . 108 Ballad of Hades, A . . . . 207 Banquets ...... 159 Base-ball . . . 123 Base-ball 1910 . . . . 136 Base-ball, 1911 .... 137 Basket-ball . . . .119 Basket-ball, 1910 .... 134 Basket-ball, 1911 .... 135 Basket-ball, Inter-Class Contest . 139 Biographies of the Faculty . 19 Biography of Dr. Wackernagel . . 5 Biological classification of Freshmen . 192 Calendar ....... 8 Campers, The ..... 181 Casi of Freshman Play, Class 1909 . 154 Chemical Analysis of Sophomores 191 Chess Club 103 Ciarla Board 14 Ciarla Clubs 195 Class Athletics ..... 131 Classes . . . . . .27 Clubs 87 Clubs, Local ...... 102 Colleges, Lutheran .... 210 Commencement, 1907 .... 141 Commencement, The 40tli Annual . 150 Corporation . . . .16 Dedication ...... 2 Degrees Conferred . . . .151 Delta Theta Fraternity . 100 Donnervetter ...... 167 Dramatics . . . 79 Euterpea . . . . .73 Faculty ....... 18 Faculty, Biographies of 19 Finis . . . . . . .211 Flunk’s and Wirenail’s Student’s Dictionary . . . .199 Foot-ball . . . .113 Foot-ball, 1910 .... 132 Foot-ball, 1911 133 Fraternities ..... 95 Freshmen, Biological Classification of . 192 Freshman Class ..... 65 Freshman Class Play, 1910 . . . 143 Geiger, Ammon W. . . . 10 Glee Club 92 Gymnasium Class .... 138_ Hades, A Ballad of . . . . . 207 History of Institution 12 History of Athletics . . . .108 Holy Land, The Map of 193 Index to Advertisements . . . 213 Institution . . . 11 Institution, History ot .12 Inter. Adulescentes . . . Is3 Inter-Class Basket-ball Contest . 139 Inter-Collegiate Oratorical Contest . 158 Inter-Society Oratorical Contest . 155 Jokes 187 Jones Desertion Case .... 201 Junior Class ..... 35 Junior Oratorical Contest . . 145 Keystone Club ..... 104 Krotel, Dr. G. F 9 Lancaster County Club . . 105 Literary Societies . . . .71 Literary Society Reunions . . 148 Local Clubs . . . . . .102 Lutheran Colleges .... 210 “ M, ” Winners of . . 130 Maledictorian , Observations made by 164 Map of Holy Land, The .... 193 Miscellaneous ..... 153 Muhlenberg Staff . . .88 Observations made by the Maledictorian 164 Oratorical Contest, Inter-Collegiate . 158 Oratorical Contest, Inter-Society . 155 Oratorical Contest, Junior . . 145 Perkiomen Club .... 102 Phi Gamma Delta fraternity . . .99 Press Club ...... 90 Prizes Awarded ..... 152 Proem ...... 7 Promenade, Senior .... 147 Religious Societies .... 85 Relay Team . 126 Reunions, Literary Society- 148 Senior Class . . . . . .29 Seniors, Astronomical Arrangement of 166 Senior Promenade . . . . .147 Societies, Reglious .... 85 Societies, Literary . . . . .71 Sophomore Class .... 59 Sophomores, Chemical Analysis of . 191 Sophronia Literary Society . 76 Summer School, The .... 156 Tennis Club . . . .128 The Campers ..... 181 The Map of the Holy Land 193 Track — Relay Team . . .126 Trustees ...... 16 Trustees Meeting ..... 146 Verein, Wackernagel . . . 106 Wackernagel, Dr. Win., Biography of . 5 Wackernagel, Dr. Win., Cut of 4 Wackernagel Verein .... 106 Winners of the “M” . . . 130 PRESS OF SEARLE DRES3LER ALLENTOWN PA
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