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' 7t£ -2 THE CIARLA OF NINETEEN TWENTY-FIVE COMPILED BY THE JUNIOR CLASS OF MUHLENBERG COLLEGE AS VOLUME XXXIII DEDICATION 0? 3 To Reverend Robert R. Fritscli, A. M. Professor and Friend, in recognition of liis earnest and steadfast endeavors, tlie class 1925 respect- fullvj dedicate tliis Ciarla ROBERT R. FR1TSCH Robert R. Fritsch 0 MAKE the Bible a familiar book to every student at Muhlenberg and to give them a clearer understanding of world religion is the work in which Professor Fritsch is keenly interested. Not only does he teach the students of the College but practically every day in the week finds him lecturing and teaching before one of his many classes outside of the College. Rev. Prof. Robert Fritsch was born September 10, 1879 in Allentown. His father was for several years engaged as a colporteur for the American Tract Society and at present is selling religious books. Both his father, John G. Fritsch, and his mother, Sarah Y. Fritsch, are still living. The ancestors of his family on his father’s side came to this country from Germany in 1764, while his mother’s ancestors came to Philadelphia thirty years earlier. Prof. Fritsch was educated in the public schools in Allentown and in 1896 was graduated in the Allentown High School with first honors. In the same year he was confirmed as a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church by Rev. Doctor J. A. Singmaster, now the President of the Gettysburg Theological Seminary. He entered Muhlenberg in the fall of 1896 and was graduated with first honors in 1900. In the Fall of 1901 he was elected a regular member of the Faculty of the Allentown High School and for six years taught Latin. On June 30th, 1904, he married Miss Carrie M. Fehr, the youngest daughter of Rev. C. K. Fehr, who for more than fifty years was a minister in the Evangelical Church and who filled several important offices in his church. She is a graduate of the Allentown High School and of the Moravian Seminary for girls. They have two children, Dorothy and Charles. In the Fall of 1907 Prof. Fritsch began his career as an instructor at Muhlenberg as a substitute for Prof. Horn, his classmate of the class of 1900, who was granted a year’s leave of absence to study at Harvard University. Prof. Fritsch had charge of the Greek Department for that year. Meanwhile the student body under the ad- ministration of Dr. Haas was beginning to grow and the need for additional help on the faculty was becoming apparent. Professor Fritsch was retained as assistant to Dr. Wackernagel in the German Department in which capacity he served for about twelve years when he assumed full charge of the department upon the retirement of Dr. Wackernagel. In addition to this work he also taught English Bible. Meanwhile, in 1903 he was given the degree of M. A. by his Alma Mater; in 1904 that of Ph.B. by Illinois Weslyan University and in 1908 by the same insti- tution the degree of M.A. for advanced work in Latin. In 1909-10 he took several Saturday courses in French and German at the University of Pennsylvania and from 1910 to 1913 he took the three year’s seminar course in German Literature under Dr. Learned, at the same institution. In 1921 it became evident that, because of the enlarged enrollment, it would be impossible for one man to continue teaching the two subjects satisfactorily. Having been given the choice between the two subjects, he chose the Department of Religion. In 1915 he was ordained in Philadelphia by the General Synod of the Lutheran Church. In the Fall of 1916 he assumed charge of St. Joseph’s Lutheran Church in East Allentown. The Department of Religion of Muhlenberg College feels its obligation to carry its influence out into the churches of the various communities. Prof. Fritsch has had unusual success with Bible study classes and attendance at these number from four to eight hundred people. Professor Fritsch has always endeavored to advance Muhlenberg not only in its influence in the church but also in various other lines. It is because of his unfailing devotion and interest in college men that we have dedicated this book to him. FOREWORD o many readers of this hook the Ciarla means merelij a record of the events of the college year, the organ- izations on the campus, the life history, true or false, of a number of Juniors, and a few pages of humor. To those who are responsible for its publication the CIARLA means countless hours of suspense, days of activity, and months of labor. During the compilation of this volume we have found that a few college men are humorous, a few are piteously humorous and a few have no humor whatsoever. We have also discovered that the student considers it a freedom of col- lege life to express frankly his viewpoint, whether it regards the faculty or his fellow students These different viewpoints are contained in this volume and if exception is taken to any) of them, revert back to the statement concerning “the freedom of college life.’ We offer no apologies nor ask for any compliments on the accomplishment of our task. The completion alone gives us the satisfaction that we have upheld a tradition which is older than we, the tradition of publishing an annual, The Staff Ciarla Staff Editor-in-Chief . . PETER BRATH Assistant Editor-in-Chief . . GEORGE R. SELTZER 1 Associate Editors 1 H. TYLER CHRISTMAN i FREDERIC EIDAM J GUSTIE J. CHERNANSKY j JOHN P. JORDAN f MORRIS L. SHAFER WALTER E. RUTT Business Manager LOUIS E. EDWARDS Assistant Business Managers ( ALBERT J. UTZ | ROBERT F. ORR Advertising Manager . . PAUL J. SMITH Assistant Advertising Managers ( ' CLYDE H. KELCHNER | WILLIAM F. HILLEGASS THOMAS A. GREENE 1 ARTHUR J. NAGLE , BERT F. KRAUSE Photographers J | ALFRED A. KOCH I A. PAUL SNYDER Art Editors ! l GEORGE M. SIEGER 1 ELMER E. ZIEBER Ex Officio Humor . . ALAN F. WEINSHEIMER Art , . SAMUEL WOLF TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Faculty The Seniors The Juniors The Sopliomores Tlie Freslimen Extension Department Track Baseball Football Basketball Music Organizations Fraternities Features Humor Advertisements Book One Book Two Book Tliree Book F our Book Five Book Six Book Seven Book Eight Book Nine Book Ten Book Eleven Book Twelve Book Thirteen Book Fourteen Book Fifteen Book Sixteen Book Seventeen BOARD OF TRUSTEES Officers President of the Board .REUBEN J. BUTZ, ESQ. Secretary and Treasurer . . .OSCAR F. BERNHEIM Term Expires 1926 Mr. C. Raymond Bard 1924 Mr. Frank D. Bittner 1924 Reuben J. Butz, Esq 1925 Rev. F. K. Fretz, D.D 1924 D. D. Fritch, M.D 1924 Rev. George Gebert, D.D 1924 Mr. Theodore Hetzler .New York City 1925 Rev. W. D. C. Keiter, D.D 1926 Rev. C. E. Kistler Reading 1926 Mr. Oliver M. Clauss Allentown 1926 Mr. Harry I. Koch 1926 Mr. R. B. Klotz, M.D 1925 Mr. E. W. Miller 1925 Mr. George W. March 1926 Mr. E. Clarence Miller, LL.D. . . 1925 Mr. Charles F. Mosser 1924 Mr. George K. Mosser 1926 S. N. Potteiger, Esq 1926 Rev. J. H. Sandt 1925 Dr. Howard S. Seip, D.D.S 1924 Mr. John E. Snyder 1924 Hon. H. J. Steele, LL.D 1925 Rev. A. T. W. Steinhaeuser, D.D. 1925 Gen. Harry C. Trexler 1926 Rev. S. G. Trexler, D.D 1925 Rev. L. Domer Ulrich 1925 Rev. Frank M. Urich, D.D 1926 Rev. J. H. Waidelich, D.D Sellersville 1926 R. D. Wenrich, M.D 1925 Col. E. M. Young Staunch patriarch, to thee Friends of loyalty sing their praise. The old tower leans upon the trees Beneath a heaven unwrapped of clouds. . •- — White roof that is winter starved Bed walls that are winter fraught. Winter’s triumph glows As o’er the walls of learning shadows fall. Summer has Mown her last faint call And the wind shall shear Summer bough’s bare. Slender sentinels of Winter’s blast White as the drooping veil of a bride. Opened by Spring’s anointed rain And perfumed dews, and we shall live again. Autumn and the dead leaves falling And Winter comforts coming in. facu try Rev. John A. W. Haas, D.D., LL.D. President; Professor of Religion and Philosophy Born at Philadelphia, Pa., August 31, 1862. Prepared at Parochial School Zion’s Church and Protestant Academy. A.B., University of Pennsylvania, 1884 ; A.M., and B.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1887 ; Phi Beta Kappa ; Graduate Work, University of Leipsic, 1887-88 ; D.D., Thiel College, 1902 ; LL.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1914 ; LL.D., Augustana College, 1917 ; LL.D., Gettysburg College, 1922. Member of Author’s Club, London. Author of Freedom and Christian Conduct, etc. This year is notable for Doctor Haas in two ways; it is the twentieth year of his presidency at Muhlenberg, and also marks the successful completion of the Million- Dollar Campaign for a Greater Muhlenberg, toward which our President has been turning all his energies for a number of months. It was due largely to his foresight that the campaign was made possible and was brought to a successful conclusion. Within the next year we hope to see the beginnings of that Greater Muhlenberg for which he has been working so long. And there is still another event which helps to make this year a memor able one for the Doctor. Last Fall he was honored with membership in the Authors’ Club of London, among whose ranks are found many other notables. Muhlenberg College may feel justly proud of this recognition of Dr. Haas’ eminence. One of the best privileges the student can enjoy is to meet the Doctor in the Library when he is discoursing informally on some new topic, or for that matter, an old one; or to hear him read aloud from some new book such as the “Goslings.” It is then that one learns to know the real Doctor Haas, the student’s friend. Page Twenty-five George T. Ettinger, Ph.D., Litt.D. Dean; Professor of the Latin Language at Literature Born at Allentown, Pa., November 8, 1860. Prepared at Private School and the Academic Department of Muhlenberg College. A.B. (Valedictorian) Muhlenberg College, 1880. Phi Gamma Delta. A.M., Muhlenberg College, 1883. Principal of the Academic Department, 1884-92. Ph.D., New York University, 1891. President of the Muhlenberg Alumni Association. Professor of Latin and Pedagogy, 1892-1917. Professor of Latin since 1917. Litt.D., Muhlenberg College, 1920. A short time ago a visitor at the College asked: “Who is that dignified gentleman walking over to the baseball field,” and we replied, “That is our Dean.” The Dean is usually to be found on the spot whenever anything is going on, whether it is a football game or a class. And he has quite a few classes. This year, while Dr. Haas was away in the interests of the Greater Muhlenberg Campaign Dr. Ettinger took the Senior Class in Ethics, and from the current remarks the Seniors seem to have enjoyed the experience. Besides his regular Freshman and Sophomore Latin classes the Dean also has classes this year in Classical and Ecclesiastical Latin: his courses seem to be gaining in popularity, and we do not wonder at this, as they are at once instructive and enjoyable. Rev. William Wackernagel, D.D., LL.D. Professor of Modern Language and Literature, Emeritus Born at Basel-on-the-Rhine, Switzerland, September 25, 1838. Missionary in the Holy Land eleven years. Or- dained a minister of the Lutheran Church, 1880. D.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1883. Acting President of Muhlenberg College, 1903-04. LL.D. Muhlenberg Col- lege, 1918. Since he was made Professor Emeritus in 1921 Doctor Wackernagel has been doing liter- ary work, principally translation, and we frequently see his articles in the LUTHERAN and in other magazines. He is still in touch with events at the College, and is usually present at Commencement and on Opening Day, and on other special occasions. We re- member Doctor Wackernagel principally from our contact with him when we annually pre- sent him with his Thanksgiving turkey, at which time he responds in a great many of the languages in which the bird has been pre- sented; on one such occasion twenty-one languages were spoken, and there were few which the doctor did not understand. We take this opportunity to extend our hearty greetings to Doctor Wackernagel, and wish him well for many years to come. Page Twenty-six Rev. John A. Bauman, Rh.D., D.D. Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus Born at Easton, Pa., September 21, 1847. A.B. (Val- edictorian) Muhlenberg College, 1873. A.M., Muhlenberg College, 1876. Ordained a minister of the Lutheran Church, 1876. Professor of Latin, German, and English at Gustavus Adolphus College, 1881-85. Asa Packer Professor of Natural and Applied Science Muhlenberg College, 1885-99. Ph.D., Muhlenberg College, 1894. Pro- fessor of Mathematics and Astronomy since 1897. D.D., Muhlenberg College, 1920. Doctor Bauman has been with the College since 1873, with the exception of two absences. During recent years he has been Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy, and this year he will become Professor Emeritus, being the second Professor who has had this honor at Muhlenberg. Doctor Bauman is a very versa- tile man, having taught a number of subjects at the College. He is especially at home in Astronomy, Mathematics, Physiography, and Meteorology. Those who have been fortunate enough to have been in his Astronomy class will recall with pleasure the nocturnal ex- peditions to view the craters of the moon, the phases of Venus, and the rings of Saturn. The classes which have had Doctor Bauman in trigonometry also have happy reminiscences of their excursions to study more fully the intricacies of Surveying and Navigation. Robert C. Horn, A.M., Litt.D. Mosser-Keck Professor of the Greek Language and Literature Born at Charleston, S. C., September 12, 1881. Pre- pared at Charleston High School. A.B., Muhlenberg College, 1900. A.M., Harvard University, 1904. Litt.D., Muhlenberg College, 1922. Graduate Work, Johns Hop- kins University, 1900-01. Harvard University, 1903 ; 1907-08; 1919. Columbia, 1923. Elected Mosser-Keck Professor of Greek Language and Literature, 1905. Besides having numerous classes in Greek and kindred subjects, Doctor Horn also is the President’s Assistant, and can usually be found in his office when not in the classroom. It is Doctor Horn who makes up the delin- quent lists after the monthly faculty meet- ings; he also sends out the term reports, which indicate the attainments of the student. We go to see him when we are in doubt about our courses and credits, and he is always the same, helpful, friendly “Bobby”. In his classes one gets not only an explan- ation of the language difficulties of the text, but also an interpretation of the great truths underlying the thought, moral, philosophical, and religious. Page Twenty-seven Rev. Robert R. Fritsch, A.M. Chaplain; Professor of Religion Born at Allentown, Pa., September 10, 1879. Prepared at Allentown High School. A.B., Muhlenberg College, 1900. A.M., Muhlenberg College, 1903. A.M., Illinois Weslyan University, 1907. Instructor in Greek, Muhlen- berg College, 1907-08. Graduate Work, University of Pennsylvania, 1910-13. Instructor in Religion and Ger- man. Ordained a minister of the Lutheran Church, 1915. Elected Professor of Religion, 1921. If there is any Professor who meets all the students in one way or another it is Professor Fritsch. He is Professor of Fresh- man, Sophomore, and Junior religion, devoting all his class time to it. In Religion class we learn about Zeruzzazel, ‘Prince of Judah’, and Nehemiah, and a host of Old and New Testa- ment worthies. We also get a diploma after having had a course in Oliver’s Teacher Train- ing. Then, in the rush seasons, we write re- ports on “Saul, King of Israel,’’ and like topics. Professor Fritsch is pastor of Saint Joseph’s Church of East Allentown, which has been in a flourishing condition since he became pastor there. He usually has a busy winter, lecturing to audiences in nearby towns on almost every week-day evening. Professor Fritsch’s hob- bies are gardening and radio reception. Harry D. Bailey, A.M., D.S. Professor of Biology Born at Easton, Pa., January 14, 1881. Prepared at South Easton High School. A.B., Lafayette College, 1904. A.M., Lafayette College, 1909. Phi Beta Kappa. D.S., Muhlenberg College, 1923. Attended Biological Laboratory at Cold Springs Harbor, Long Island in the Summer of 1903. Appointed instructor in Biology, Muhlenberg College, 1909. Elected Professor, 1910. Doctor Bailey is thoroughly at home in all courses which deal with forms of life, whether that of man or animal. His courses in Physi- ology and Hygiene are proving increasingly popular and helpful. In Spring Doctor Bailey takes groups of his students on hikes for nature-study, and everyone enjoys them. Then there is the annual pilgrimage to the State Hospital at Rittersville; Cedar Crest students and Exension students also go along on this trip. Doctor Bailey has been taking trips to the New Jersey swamps for several years, and knows the place where the choice plants and flowers grow. He is very much in demand as a lecturer at the different churches, and also at meetings of secular organizations. Page Twenty-eight Stephen G. Simpson, A.M. Librarian; Professor of English Born at Easton, Pa., May 4, 1874. Prepared at South Easton High School. A.B., Lafayette College, 1896. A.M., Lafayette College, 1899. Phi Beta Kappa. Sum- mer courses at Columbia University, 1903-04. Instructor in English, Muhlenberg College, 1911 ; elected Professor, 1921. Professor Simpson, better known as “Teedy,” is the person whose tall figure may often be seen reposing- in the famous leather armchair in the Muhlenberg Library. His name calls up vivid dreams of cigars, good stories, and arduous labors in the English department. Besides his fame as Librarian, he has at his tongue’s end all the best modem poetry and free verse, and can recite doleful tales of the Congo and of Poor Tired Tim. It is rum- ored that besides these feats of memory, he can instantly recall the number and location of every volume in his charge, and can assist you to material on any subject under the sun, from dollars to doughnuts. Rev. John D. M. Brown, A.M., Litt.D. Professor of English Born at Lebanon, Pa., December 2, 1883. Prepared at Lebanon High School. A.B., Muhlenberg College, 1906. A.M., Columbia, 1907. Litt.D., Wittenberg Col- lege, 1922. Ordained a minister in the Lutheran Church, 1910. Elected Instructor at Muhlenberg College ; elected Professor, 1920. The Muhlenberg student makes his acquain- tance with Prof. Brown in the Sophomore year. It is at this time that he is taught how to pronounce his “wees” as a good Englishman should. The remarkable thing- about the class is that neither the teacher nor pupil come to blows although both may be exasperated. Prof. Brown has been listening to the same line year after year and he smiles when he sees that the student thinks he is delivering something original. This year marks the passing of a tradition, it may be called such, Prof. Brown’s drama course. It has been the bugbear of students ever since it was instituted. The redeeming feature was to see him act the part of the villain or the outraged lady. Page Twenty-nine Albert C. H. Fasig, M.S. Professor of Chemistry Born at Reading, Pa., September 18, 1888. Prepared at Reading High School. B.S., Muhlenberg College, 1909. Alpha Tau Omega. M.S., Muhlenberg College, 1910. Chemist in the Department of Meat and Milk Inspection, Reading. Elected Instructor in Chemistry, 1913. Assistant Professor, 1917. Professor, 1920. Prof. Fasig has become a fixture of Muhlen- berg- through his constant devotion to its in- terests. When you want a good football story just sit back in your chair and ask “Tut” about famous games. Lay your book and pencil aside for you are assured of hearing- football tradition till the bell rings. Not only is he interested in athletics but he can give you yarns of any nature, especially in regard to collecting money for Muhlenberg. All his time is not spent in these activities but he is the successful head of the Chemistry De- partment. If there is anything you want to know about Organic Chemistry he will fill you to overflowing. Isaac M. Wright, Pd.D. Director School of Education Professor of Philosophy and Pedagogy Born at Scio, N. Y., March 7, 1879. Prepared at Belmont High School. B.S., Alfred University, 1904. Pd.M., New York University, 1914. Pd.D., New York University, 1916. Elected Professor of Philosophy and Pedagogy Muhlenberg College, 1918. Phi Kappa Tau. Phi Delta Kappa. Doctor Wright first meets us in our Junior year when we call at his classroom for a few doses of Logic. His first act is to toss up a coin to see whether the A’s or the Z’s have the privilege of being the teacher’s pets. Because of his contact with numerous ques- tion-jumping students he has acquired a vast sum of information which he uses to good advantage. He believes in a system for everything, whether it is in studying or in administration. He can show that a student wastes five hours a day, no matter whether he is the busiest man on the campus or the butterfly type. It is his work as administrator of the Extension School which has made this part of Muhlenberg so successful. Page Thirty Henry R. Mueller, Ph.D. Professor of History and Political Science Born at Marietta, Pa., July 21, 1887. Prepared at Lancaster High School. A.B., Muhlenberg College, 1909. A.M., Columbia University, 1915. University Scholar in American History, 1915-16. University Fellow in Amer- ican History, 1916-17. The Sorbonne, 1919. Ph.D., Col- umbia University, 1922. Member of American Historical Society. Member of American Political Science Asso- ciation. Elected Professor of History and Political Science at Muhlenberg, 1920. Author of “Whig Party in Pennsylvania.” There are certain courses at Muhlenberg in which one has to prepare more exactly and diligently than others. One of these is His- tory, whether it is Freshman, Sophomore or any of the electives. The dispenser of this knowledge and corrector of mistakes is Doctor Mueller. He is another of the professors who view with interest the question-jumper. History and its relation to modern life, together with Political Science are the things he is interested in. All other information he willingly re- ceives — outside the classroom. He is interested in Muhlenberg men and he is always willing to converse with any of the students. Anthony S. Corbiere, A.M. Assistant Professor of Romance Languages Born at Nice, France, Mar ch 8, 1893. Prepared at Tacoma High School. Department of Journalism, Uni- versity of Washington, three years. Phi Kappa Sigma. Sigma Delta Chi. Associate University Players. Ser- geant Major Ambulance Service U. S. A., A. E. F. Ph.B., Muhlenberg College, 1920. A.M., University of Pennsylvania, 1923. We do not know, nor can we tell, when we are pleasing Professor Corbiere but we have found out this year that in spite of the very strict manner in which he tries to train our woefully awkward tongues in the classroom, he is a real good friend to every student on the campus. If you really want to win his approval, (we will tell you this secret), go over to France for about two years and then come back and talk some real French to him. If you can twist the French nasals in the proper fashion and carry on a bit of French conversation, you have found the key to Professor Corbiere’s heart. Page Thirty-one Luther J. Deck, A.B. Assistant Professor of Mathematics Born at Hamburg, Pa., February 7, 1899. Prepared at Hamburg High School. A.B., Muhlenberg College, 1920. Delta Theta. Graduate Work, University of Pennsyl- vania, 1921, 1923-24. Elected Instructor in Mathematics and Physics at Muhlenberg College, 1921. Assistant Professor, 1924. On leave of absence. Professor Luther J. Deck who has been on a leave of absence for the past year has returned to take over the work of Dr. Bau- man, who becomes an emeritus this year. Professor Deck has always been known for his accuracy in finding the mistakes in our math problems. He is known as an exacting teacher, but a jolly and just professor at the same time. Whether he makes the students work hard or not, there can be no doubt as to his popu- larity. Professor Deck never misses an op- portunity to advance the cause of Muhlenberg and he is always present to aid the struggling student. Harold K. Marks, A.B. Professor of Music Born at Emaus, Pa., May 12, 1886. Prepared at Allentown High School. A.B., Muhlenberg College, 1907. Alpha Tau Omega. Studied Piano, Theory and Com- position under the direction of various musicians. Elect- ed Instructor in Music at Muhlenberg College, 1913. Professor, 1924. i A real professor and a mighty good friend to the student is Professor Harold K. Marks. There is hardly anything in the life of the college in which this active faculty member is not interested. Our Glee Club, which has won such an enviable reputation in the musical world, owes its success to the able direction and instruction of Mr. Marks. The other musical organizations all owe what success they have had in some part to the interest and advice of this man. If Muhlenberg ever developes a comprehensive course in Music, it can only be accomplished upon the foundation which Pro- fessor Marks has already laid. A man among men and a boy with the boys is the attitude which has won for Professor Marks the esteem of all with whom he comes in contact. Page Thirty-two ' V. ?yv S Ju " -■ ' - X John V. Shankweiler, B.S. Instructor in Biology Born at Huff’s Church, Berks County, Pa., July 22, 1894. Keystone State Normal School. B.S., Muhlenberg College, 1921. Phi Kappa Tau. Elected Instructor in Biology, 1921. Have you ever seen the Department of Biology playing tennis? Just go out to the courts some afternoon and watch Professor Bailey and Mr. Shankweiler. You are sure to learn something new about the game. Disecting work is Mr. Shankweiler’s special- ty. We warn all stray animals to keep away from the campus as their lives are in danger as soon as they enter the College Grove. Mr. Shankweiler is an earnest teacher, and no student who takes his courses lacks assist- ance. Every bit of work must be done in the best fashion to be passed upon by Mr. Shank- weiler, but no member of the faculty is more anxious to help you correct your mistakes. Howard B. Kistler, B.S. , Instructor in Chemistry Born at Wetherhold, Pa., March 14, 1893. Prepared at Allentown High School. B.S., Muhlenberg College, 1915. Chemist J. T. Baker Chemical Company. Mem- ber of the American Chemical Society. Society of Chemical Industry ; Chemical Engineers. Elected In- structor in Chemistry at Muhlenberg, 1921. Graduate Work Syracuse University, 1922-23. A little, active and dark man is the bugbear of the chemistry student. No matter how you may try to get your groups correct the first trial, he always catches you when you try to guess. Mr. Kistler is seldom seen outside of the Chemistry Laboratory. He thinks chemistry, eats chemistry and dreams chemistry. Is it any wonder that those who have been under his instruction know their work and are cap- able teachers in their subject. Muhlenberg may well be proud of its Chemistry Department. Without nearly the adequate room to care for the students, never- theless our work in chemistry has kept pace with that of the other courses in the College. This is due to the untiring efforts of Professor Fasig and Mr. Kistler. Page Thirty-three Preston A. Barba, Ph.D. Professor of Germa n Born at Bethlehem, Pa., April 7, 1883. Prepared at Allentown High School and Bethlehem Prep. A.B. Muh- lenberg College, 1906. A.M., Yale University, 1907. Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1911. Fellow at Goettingen, Heidelberg, University of Berlin. Professor of German at Muhlenberg, 1922. Author of “Cooper in Germany” ; “Life and Works of Friedrich Strubberg,” etc. Everyone on our Campus likes Dr. Barba. Even though we are taxed to the utmost in trying ' to cover the long assignments which he gives us we find that hy the end of the year we have really learned something worth while. Dr. Barba has proved his ability as a pro- fessor in the class room. His active interest in the student life of his Alma Mater and in his personal interest in the work of the indi- vidual student, have already made him popu- lar. To develop a greater interest in the European languages, Dr. Barba takes trips through Europe each summer with students of our American Schools. Rev. Charles B. Bowman, A.M., B.D. Professor of Economics and Sociology Born at Parryville, Pa., October 9, 1873. Prepared at Lehighton High School. A.B., Northwestern College, 1896. B.D., Drew Theological Seminary, 1900. A.M., Northwestern College, 1903. Phi Kappa Tau. Graduate Work University of Chicago, 1912-14 ; University of Wisconsin, 1916. Elected Professor of Sociology and Economics at Muhlenberg, 1922. If you look at the white hair of Dr. Bow- man, you might call him old, but just a glance into his eyes and you know that he is young. How he ever became a minister and a teacher of Business Administration at the same time is surprising but then when you hear him talking business, you would never think of him as a minister and strange to say when he is in charge of the chapel services you would surely believe that he is a Professor of Religion. We are glad to have Dr. Bowman as a member of our faculty and we believe that each year will find him still more endeared to the hearts of students. Page Thirty-four 7 A V. ■ir Charles S. Allen, E.E., M.S. Assistant Professor of Physics Born at Bloomsburg, N. J., June 1, 1898. Prepared at Philipsburg and Easton High Schools. E.E., Lafay- ette College, 1919. Graduate Work Union University, 1919. Graduate Fellow, 1922-23. M.S. in E.E., Lafay- ette College, 1923. Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Phi. Member of American Institute of Electrical Engineers. Elected Assistant Professor of Physics at Muhlenberg College, 1923. Prof. Allen came to us from our rival in- stitution clown the river, Lafayette. However, he made himself at home with us immediately and today he is one of the most popular pro- fessors on the campus. Although his courses, Mathematics and Physics, are unpopular they in no wise affect the esteem in which Prof. Allen is held. Next year he will divide the Mathematics and Physics honors with Prof. Deck, who is returning ' after a leave of absence to study at the University of Pennsylvania. Under these two professors, these branches of the curric- ulum will be made the best of any of the small colleges. William S. Ritter, B.S. Director of Physical Education Born at Allentown, Pa., May 17, 1892. Prepared at Allentown Preparatory School. B.S., Muhlenberg Col- lege, 1916. Alpha Tau Omega. Elected Director of Physical Culture at Muhlenberg, 1919. “Bill”, as he is called, is the bouncer for the faculty. His strong arm tactics never fail to quell the most riotous Sophomore or the most impudent Freshman. The upper- classmen have long since found out that it is useless to argue with him when it comes to P. T. cuts. There is one joy in going to his classes; he does all the reciting “Class, ex. 1-2-3-4.” And woe betide the foolish creature who tries to remonstrate or deny the fact that he needs bending exercise. He is a firm believer in a sound body for students and to this end makes us perform a number of exercises from gyrating to picking daisies from the atmosphere. At times he is lenient with his classes and it is at these periods when everyone joins to make the game a success. The only satisfaction for the student is knowing that “Bill” will perform the same “monkey drills” as they. Page Thirty-five Oscar F. Bernheim, A.B. Treasurer, Secretary, and Registrar Born at Mt. Pleasant, N. C., November 16, 1868. Prepared at Academic Department of Muhlenberg Col- lege. A.B., Muhlenberg College, 1892. Alpha Tau Omega. Elected Treasurer and Registrar of Muhlenberg College, 1907 ; elected Secretary, 1919. If there is one man at Muhlenberg who has done his share for the college it is “Bernie.” The positions that he holds are almost too numerous to mention. He is secretary, treasurer, postmaster, the college printer, owner of the college store, and treas- urer of the Athletic Association. Beside this he also bosses the dining-hall. Truly he can be called the busiest man at college. Although occupied in so many diversified industries, Bernie never lets his work inter- fere if someone wishes to question the merits of the Democratic Party. That is the only good party and Bernie will arg-ue you black and blue until you are convinced that it is. The campaign took up a great deal of Bernie’s time during the past year and his efforts were instrumental in putting it across. Guerney F. Afflerbaeh, M.S. Field Secretary Born at Bedminster, Bucks County, Pa., November 29, 1891. Prepared at Quakertown and Williamson Trade School. Ph.B., Muhlenberg College, 1916. Alpha Tau Omega. M.S., Muhlenberg College, 1919. Elected In- structor in Chemistry, 1917. Elected Field Secretary, 1921. To Guerney must be given a great deal of credit for the success of the Muhlenberg Campaign, for as a campaign worker he ranks second to none. His absence from the college in working for its advancement was deeply felt this year for we missed his usual smiling face in the office and on the campus. He is a loyal booster for Muhlenberg and all his time is spent in the realization of a “Greater Muh- lenberg.” As Graduate Manager of Athletics Guerney is largely responsible for the advance of ath- letics at Muhlenberg during the last few years. Through his efforts we have a football sched- ule unexcelled by any school in our class. He loves to speak of the “good ol’ days” when he was a regular but, he says, today things are different and much better. It is our fond boast that we have the most efficient Graduate Manager in these parts. Page Thirty-six Ralph F. Merkle, M.D. Examining Physician Born at Allentown, Pa., July 19, 1893. Prepared at Allentown High School. B.S., Muhlenberg College, 1915. Alpha Tau Omega. Entered University of Pennsylvania Medical School, 1915. M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1919. Examining Physician since 1922. Every Freshman must shed his modesty for a short time till “Doc” has given him a care- ful scrutiny. It is his duty to check up and remedy any defects which we have developed. When he opens his instrument bag- and lays the torture implements on the table there is present in the victim a desire to get out in a hurry, whether through the door or through some other hole. The scope and hammer are his favorite weapons when he examines a Muhlenberg man, the scope to find out the working order of our internal machinery and the hammer to crown us to see if we respond as normal people should. In football season “Doc” is kept busy treating bruises and tending to the needs of the squad. Walter W. Wood Coach Born at Bethalto, 111., September 28, 1894. Prepared at Alton High School. Ph.C., University of Kansas, 1916. Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Coach of Athletics at Alton High School, 1916. University of Kansas, 1919- 1920. Coach of Athletics, 1921-22-23 at Shurtleff College. Appointed Coach of Athletics at Muhlenberg in 1923. Coach Wood can be characterized as the best type of athletic coach available. Ever since he came to us last Fall as resident director of our teams he has endeared himself to all Muhlenberg ' men, whether athletes or non- athletes. His interest in sport is genuine, not from the professional viewpoint but from the standpoint that sport acts as an incentive to achievement in other lines. He is a believer in the doctrine that athletics and scholastic standing should not conflict in any manner. To this end he has instilled in his teams a desire to keep off the monthly casualty list and to show that the two activities can be engaged in without loss to either. “Work” is his motto. He has the ability to organize and to get work done. Never has Muhlenberg engaged in so many minor sports as she has this year, all through the efforts of our coach. May his stay here prove profit- able to himself and to Muhlenberg. Page Thirty-seven Page Thirty-eight Page Thirty-nine Page Forty The Future of Muhlenberg College By Robert C. Horn, A.M., Litt.D., Assistant to the President. HE campaign for a million dollars is at present going on ; but with $673,000 in sight and the Allentown campaign just beginning, prospects are bright for the successful accomplishment of our desired end. What is made possible by this? Before I try to answer this question, let me call your attention to the fact that the success of our institution has been largely due to the fact that its great move- ments were begun in faith and carried on in hope to successful fruition. The founding of the college in 1867 was an event of no little importance. For many years the old building at Fourth and Walnut Streets was suffi- Page Forty-one cient for our needs ; and many good men were graduated from the little institution in its early days. But there came a time when Muhlenberg College, in order to do its work, must have larger and more attractive quarters, and an enlarged plant. Plans were laid to build the new college at the western edge of the city. These plans were made during the presid- ency of Doctor Seip, but he died before they were carried out . In 1905 we moved to our new quarters. The debt incurred was paid off ; the faculty was enlarged in the following years, courses were expanded, the number of students increased, and the institution grew in prestige and importance. In 1912 the extension school opened, which has grown from five or six students to over a thousand. The student-body has grown from about one hundred to over three hundred. The institution has now come to the period of its maturity, and we are now undertaking to make provision for this. The endowment is to be increased so that it will be nearly a million dollars. A new scientific building is to be built at once to provide for the increased number of students. The old administration building will then be available for the Arts students. The offices will be enlarged to accommodate the increased Page Forty-two demands of administration. The valuable collection of 40,000 books will be housed in a new and up-to-date library, which will give us the oppor- tunity of using the books we have, and will give room for further ex- pansion. For there will be a model reading-room, and rooms for special work. For years we have been demanding physical training of our students, but the gymnasium has been insufficient. Now we shall have a new gymnasium, comfortable and well equipped, where students will delight to assemble for exercises and games. There will be a swimming-pool too, the gift of the students now in college. With these comforts; physical training will no longer be a torment and bugbear. The Glee Club will continue its successful concerts and the budding orators will continue to win for our Alma Mater. We predict for the football teams, successful seasons. The college will increase in size until we have five hundred students. Enthusiasm and loyalty will grow. All will work together for the colle ge, and will cultivate that spirit of help- fulness and service which our Alma Mater inculcates in her sons. We shall continue to do our best to live up to the sentiment of our motto : “For God, for Country, and for Muhlenberg.” Page Forty-three Page Forty-four o fjP h S- btL Senior Class History UR work as Juniors was brought to a close with the production of the 1924 CIARLA, as an excellent example of class cooperation. It bears testimony to a class working successfully for the creation of a volume representative of significant college and class activities. In its garment of black and gold it occupies its position at the head of past Ciarlas with dignity and beyond reproach. Commencement Week arrived with its interesting friends and inter- esting activities. Everything tended to accentuate the fact that we were Seniors. A privilege to be cherished, indeed ! We returned in September and proudly followed the football activities the guidance of which was under our new and capable Coach Wood. We were soon made aware also, of the fact that there were days of anxiety for those who had the interests of our Alma Mater at heart. But soon that anxiety was superceded with a spirit of reassurance and happiness in the successful culmination of our Million Dollar Drive. In view of the bright prospects of the future greatness of our Muhlenberg, our ordinary class activities, were of less significance. But our plans for Commencement Week, which will include the “breaking- ground” ceremonies for the three proposed magnificent buildi ngs, we feel will eclipse any former program. As we are now looking forward to the time when our representative will deliver our valedictory, we cannot refrain from prophesying for the members of the class of 1924, a useful and successful career, altogether Page Forty-seven in keeping with the spirit of cooperation and achievement manifested during our four years’ sojourn within the walls of our Alma Mater. And now that the hewers of intellectual block and stone have fash- ioned the last decorative pieces for us, our educational edifice looms massive and magnificent against the sky-line. As we, the builders are preparing to lay aside hammer and trowel ; to step back and again view the result of our handiwork, we can find places where a stone might have been laid more effectively, or a plank fitted more snugly. But in spite of this realization, we feel confident that ours has been a task well done. RAYMOND L. WALLER. Page Forty-eight Senior Statistics Elmer Richard Acker 731 West Broad St., Quakertown, Pa. Born November 10, 1903. Quakertown High School. Classical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. College Band. College Orchestra. Assistant Editor Football Programs (2). Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Sterling F. Bashore Garfield Ave., Schuylkill Haven, Pa. Born April 3, 1902. Schuylkill Haven High School. Classical Course. Editor-in-Chief of Muhlenberg WEEKLY (4). President Y. M. C. A. Cabinet (4). Associate Editor 1924 CIARLA (3). Representative to I. 0. U. (3). Class President (3). Class Vice-President (2). Honor Roll (1, 2, 3). Winner of Reuben D. Wenrich, M. D., Prize (2). Contemporary Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Missionary. Clarence Edward Beerweiler Jersey Shore, Pa. Born September 6, 1901. Jersey Shore High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Cross Country (1). Track (1). WEEKLY Staff (2). Press Club (2). Editor 1922 Calendar. Class Secretary (2). Glee Club (2). Lutheran. Independent. Surgeon. Harold W. Begel 482 North First St., Lehighton, Pa. Born September 26, 1901. Lehighton High School. Scientific Course. Varsity Track “M” man (3). Class Football (2, 3). Class Basketball (1, 2, 3). Cheer Leader (4). Episcopalian. Democrat. Surgeon. Royal Daniel Benner Catasauqua, Pa. Born November 5, 1900. Catasauqua High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Class Football, Basketball, and Baseball. Assistant Business Manager 1924 CIARLA (3). Class Secretary (3). Class Vice-President (2). Class Basketball Manager (3). Lutheran. Republican. Teaching. Page Forty-nine SENIOR STATISTICS Alfred Milton Dietrich 21 South 11th St., Allentown, Pa. Born February 29, 1904. Schuylkill Seminary. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Class Football (1, 2). Class Basketball (1, 2, 3). Assistant Advertising Manager 1924 CIARLA. Sandwich Club. Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. Albert S. Erb 225 N. 12th St., Allentown, Pa. Born August 8, 1901. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Glee Club (1). Violin Soloist. Class Secretary (2). A. H .S. Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Teaching. Samuel Ettinger 64 S. Pitt St., Carlisle, Pa. Born May 5, 1902. Carlisle High School. Philosophical Course. Hebrew. Republican. Law. Russel Aller Flower Main St., Gouldsboro, Pa. Born October 8, 1900. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Varsity Baseball “M” man (2, 3). Class President (2). Class Treasurer (1). Associate Editor 1924 Ciarla (3). A. P. S. Club. K. K. K. Club. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Minton Randolph Grimmett Palmyra, Illinois Bom September 12, 1900. Palmyra High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Varsity Football “M” man. Pan-Hellenic Council. Protestant. Republican. Business. Jacob Emerson Hartman 7039 Lemington Ave., Pittsburg, Pa. Born September 23, 1902. Peabody High School. Classical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Varsity Football “M” man (2, 3, 4). Glee Club (2, 3). Mandolin Club. Class Basketball. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Lutheran. Republican. Missionary. Page Fifty -■ a SENIOR STATISTICS Elwood Vincent Helfrich 1221 Allen St., Allentown, Pa. Born August 25, 1903. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Associate Editor Muhlenberg WEEKLY. Assistant Business Manager 1924 CIARLA. Honor Group (1, 2, 3). Class Football (1). Business Manager Football Programs (2). A. H. S. Club. Sandwich Club. Reformed. Republican. Undecided. Paul Herbert Hildebrand 53 Eighty-Sixth St., Brooklyn, N. Y. Born November 12, 1900. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Cross Country (2). Track (1, 2). Assistant Business Manager 1922 Calendar. Student Council (3, 4). Pan-Hellenic Council. A. P. S. Club. Empire State Club. Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. Robert Wesley Hueke 121 E. Hamilton St., Allentown, Pa. Born November 8, 1901. Allentown High School. Classical Course. A. H. S. Club. Sandwich Club. Class Football (2, 3). Class Monitor. Reformed. Democrat. Ministry. Knute Leon Johnson 206 W. First Ave., Flandreau, South Dakota. Born December 6, 1899. Flandreau Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Varsity Football “M” man (2, 3, 4). Lutheran. Finance. Paul Levi Katzman Robesonia, Pa. Born June 23, 1897. Womelsdorf High School. Classical Course. Berks County Club. Prepared at Keystone Normal School. Lutheran. Democrat. Teaching. Fred Charles Rnappenberger Mertztown, Pa. Born August 20, 1903. Keystone State Normal School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Sandwich Club. Reformed. Republican. Business. Page Fifty-one SENIOR STATISTICS Truman Lester Koehler R. F. D. No. 1, Bethlehem, Pa. Born August 3, 1903. Bethlehem High School. Scientific Course. Sandwich Club. Editor of Handbook 1923-1924. Winner of Sophomore German prize. Lutheran. Democrat. Teaching. Harold Leroy Kremser 33 N. Fourth St., Emaus, Pa. Born November 10, 1896. Keystone State Normal School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Student Council. Moravian. Non-partisan. Medicine. Luther Hendricks Kroninger 44 N. Fifteenth St., Allentown, Pa. Born October 22, 1902. Allentown Preparatory School. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. A. P. S. Club. A. H. S. Club. Sandwich Club. Class Football (1, 2). Class Basketball (1, 2). Class President (4). Advertising Manager 1924 CIARLA. Lutheran. Republican. Florist. Stanley M. Kurtz East Greenville, Pa. Born April 23, 1902. East Greenville High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Assistant Cheer Leader (3). Lutheran. Democrat. Jacob J. Levy 623 North 4th St., Allentown, Pa. Born February 9, 1902. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Medicine. Charles Adam Matthias 820 Penn Ave., Wyomissing, Pa. Born February 28, 1903. Wyomissing High School. Classical Course. Chapel Choir (3). Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Edward Joseph Mattson Hyde Park Ave., Scranton, Pa. Born July 19, 1896. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Student Council. Associate Editor 1924 CIARLA. Class President (1). Manager Glee Club (4). Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Page Fifty-two SENIOR STATISTICS Quintin Winfield Messersmith Main St., Fleetwood, Pa. Born July 10, 1902. Fleetwood High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Berks County Club. Lutheran. Republican. James Albert Miller New Market, Virginia Born February 29, 1904. Shenandoah Lutheran Institute. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Scrub Football (1, 2). Class Basketball (3, 4). Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. Aaron Tilghman Newhard N. Sixth St., Allentown, Pa. Born November 5, 1903. Northampton High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. N. H. S. Club. Sandwich Club. Assistant Advertising Manager 1924 CIARLA. Lutheran. Medicine. George William Nicholas 106 S. Seventh St., Allentown, Pa. Born September 8, 1901. Allentown High School. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Class Football (1, 2)| Class Basketball (1, 2, 3, 4). Baseball (1, 2). Class Monitor (1). Class Treasurer (3). Assistant Advertising Manager 1924 CIARLA. Lutheran. Democrat. Law. Carl D. Nuebling 1220 Eckert Ave., Reading, Pa. Born November 15, 1898. Reading High School. Scientific Course. Varsity Football (1, 2, 3, 4). Varsity Basketball. Varsity Track. President Student Body (4). Student Council. Associate Editor WEEKLY. Delta Theta. Berks County Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Coaching. Page Fifty-three SENIOR STATISTICS Earl S. Oxenreider Rehrersburg, Pa. Born October 7, 1899. Bethel High. Keystone State Normal School. Philosophical Course. Phi Epsilon. Varsity Track (3). Varsity Cross Country (2). Lutheran. Teaching. Robert Jacob Phifer Third Street, Coplay, Pa. Born October 1, 1903. Northampton High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Reformed. Republican. Medicine. Morgan D. Reinbold 46 Lancaster Ave., Lickdale, Pa. Born March 16, 1900. Jonestown High School. West Chester Normal. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Scrub Football (2, 3, 4). Class Basketball (2, 3, 4). Manager Class Basketball (3, 4). Class Track (2). Class Baseball (2). Class Foot- ball (3). Class Vice-President (4). Lutheran. Democrat. Law. John Howard Repass Mercersburg, Pa. Born January 2, 1903. Mercersburg Academy. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Varsity Baseball (2, 3, 4). Lutheran. Democrat. Business. Percy Fidelity Rex R. F. D. No. 4, Norristown, Pa. Born June 18, 1902. Norristown High School. Classical Course. Class Track (2). Class Footall (2, 3) Business Manager Sophomore Calnedar. Secretary Employment Bureau Y. M. C. A. (2). Treasurer Y. M. C. A. (3). Vice President Y. M. C. A. (4). Class Secretary (4). Business Manager WEEKLY (4). Lutheran. Non-partisan. Ministry. Carl Henry Roepe 79 Pine St., Brooklyn, N. Y. Born May 26, 1902. Concordia Collegiate Institute. Wagner College. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Glee Club (2, 3). Band. Lutheran. Independent. Missionary. Page Fifty-four SENIOR STATISTICS ■M? Paul Orville Ritter 748 N. Sixth St., Allentown, Pa, Born April 17, 1902. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Football. Editor Football Programs (2). Advertising Manager 1922 CIARLA. A. H. S. Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Patent Examiner. Charles L. Schanz 5 Wells St., Jamaica, N. Y. Born April 24, 1901. Richmond Hill High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Empire State Club. Varsity Basketball. Varsity Track. Class Football. Class Track. Class Volley Ball. Kistler Club. “M” Club Secretary. Episcopal. Independent. Ernest A. N. Seyfried R. F. D. No. 4, Allentown, Pa. Born February 28, 1904. Catasauqua High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Varsity Cross Country (1). Varsity Track (1). Manager of Football (4). Class Basketball (2). Class Baseball (2). Class Track (2). Glee Club (3, 4). “M” Club. Reformed. Republican. Medicine. Elmer Kuhns Shaffer 640 N. Seventh St., Allentown, Pa. Born July 1, 1904. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. A. H. S. Club. Sandwich Club. Associate Editor 1924 CIARLA. Lutheran. Democrat. Pharmacy. C. Henry Shoemaker 1014 Hamilton St., Allentown, Pa. Born January 31, 1900. Bethlehem Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Class Monitor (2). Assistant Advertising Manager 1924 CIARLA. B. P. S. Club. Lutheran. Republican. Law. Bertram Paul Shover 130 S. Twelfth St., Allentown, Pa. Born December 4, 1902. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Class Baseball (1). Varsity Baseball. Class Basketball. Class Football (3). Assistant Advertising Manager 1924 CIARLA. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Lutheran. Republican. Law. Page Fifty-five SENIOR STATISTICS Earle Zehner Sittler Lehighton, Pa. Born January 8, 1898. Keystone State Normal School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Class Basketball. Secretary and Treasurer Pan-Hellenic Council. A. E. F. Club. Kistler Club. Lutheran. Independent. Teaching. William J. Skean 416 May St., Pottstown, Pa. Born August 2, 1901. Georgia Military Academy. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Scrub Football (1). Varsity Football (2, 3, 4). Class Track (1). Class Treasurer (1). Student Council. Presbyterian. Non-partisan. Business. Robert Guy Stauffer 139 Main St., Emaus, Pa. Born 1900. Allentown Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Phi Epsilon. Sandwich Club. A. P. S. Club. Reformed. Democrat. Teaching. Clarence Albert Steigerwalt Snyders, Pa. Born January 23, 1898. West Chester State Normal School. Indiana State Normal School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Class Basketball. Class Track. Class Basketball Manager. Class Track Manager. Class Secretary. Class President. Student Body Treasurer. Associate Editor of 1924 CIARLA. Varsity Track. Varsity Basketball Manager. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Eugene Leslie Stowell 30 Avenue A, Rochester, N. Y. Born May 12, 1891. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Class Vice-president (1). Class President (2). Class Treasurer (2). WEEKLY Staff (2). 1924 CIARLA Staff. Secretary Student Council (3). President Student Council (4). Glee Club (1, 2, 3, 4). Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Harold Luther Strause West Leesport, Pa. Born July 26, 1904. Bernville High School. Classical Course. Class Football. Class Volley Ball. Class Basketball. Circulation Manager WEEKLY. Berks County Club. Lutheran. Republican. Missionary. Page Fifty-six SENIOR STATISTICS Theodore Henry Unverzagt Born September 19, 1902. Keystone State Normal School. Classical Course. Secretary Student Body. Class Treasurer (4). Lutheran. Independent. Foreign Missionary. Raymond Lester Waller 634 N. Tenth St., Allentown, Pa. Born March 27, 1900. Allentown Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Phi Epsilon. Varsity Track (1, 2). Varsity Cross Country (1). Class Track (1, 2, 3). Class Football (1, 3). Scrub Football (2). Class Historian (1, 2, 3, 4). Associate Editor WEEKLY. Editor-in-chief 1924 CIARLA. Student Body Representative to A. A. Pan-Hellenic Council. Press Club (2,3,4). A. P. S. Club. Lutheran. Republican. Teaching. Arthur Oliver Webb 505 Cypress St., Lehighton, Pa. Born July 12, 1901. Lehighton High School. Scientific Course. Varsity Cross Country. Varsity Track. Reformed. Republican. Teaching. Paul Spurgeon Weston 218 N. West St., Allentown, Pa. Born January 17, 1900. Allentown High School. Bethlehem Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Varsity Football. Varsity Basketball. Varsity Baseball. Class Basketball. Class Vice-President (2). Class President (4). Harold Philip Whiteknight 825 N. Sixth St., Allentown, Pa. Born August 29, 1897. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Varsity Football, “M” man (1,2,3, 4). Captain Varsity Football (4). Methodist. Independent. Coaching. Fred H. Willi ams 408 Chestnut St., Slatington, Pa. Born January 7, 1902. Slatington High School. Philosophical Course. Business Manager 1924 CIARLA. Lutheran. Republican. Teaching. Page Fifty-seven Page Fifty-eirfit Page Fifty-nine Page Sixty Junior History Freshman Year rfr IHEN we landed at Muhlenberg in the fall of 1921 we became " Q PJb acquainted with a new existence, night life on the college campus. The Sophomores were not slow in showing us the beauty of the cemetery, the wonderful sensation of being washed pure, and the delight of plug tobacco. However, we soon gave a long cheer for our side and organized with the result that we won the first inter-class scrap. This seemed to act as an incentive to the Sophomores and we were beaten in the banner scrap, not, however, before the lordly Sophs had tasted of our bared fists. On College Day we were again defeated in the football game but this can be explained by the fact that our class contributed the majority to Coach Spiegel’s 1921 team. Hostilities were resumed on “Stunt Day” when the unfortunates were initiated into the mysteries and warming powers of the paddle. With this event the war ceased for a time but it was again renewed when the Sophs, realizing their inability to cope with the Frosh, influenced the Student Council to try to tame the green-plumed underclassmen. Our activities were not only confined to athletics and to scrapping with the Sophs but we also branched out in social activities. We continued the tradition of holding a “Freshman Hop” which was at- tended by many of the faithful. We parted in June — some to return and others to follow other lines of activ- ity. We look back upon the year as being very successful in all our undertakings. Sophomore Year The Sophomore yeaer was the start of a new era for us. There were no loud calls for matches, black sox, and green ties. It seemed as though we had come into another existence. With this year came all the arro- gance and pride which only a Sophomore can assume. In the first scrap we lost to the Frosh who outnumbered us about two to one but it drove our class to complete re-organization. The classes of 1925 and 1926 will never forget the banner scrap staged in the tradi- Page Sixty-three 4 ‘, • ’ w % tional place nor will they forget the aroma of sweet essence of garbage which filled the halls and administration building. Our chemical division gained for us a complete victory which demoralized the Frosh. Stunt Day was our holiday and the things we learned as Freshmen augmented by several new features enlivened the day for the humble Frosh. k •i % It was in this year that an attempt was made to revive the Knights of the Coo-Coo but there was interference from some of the faculty. However, the Frosh were given a taste of warming without any external apparatus except a board and a willing hand. Cedar Pool became a favorite night resort for the untamed yearlings. Not only did we engage in these activities but we aided in the serious affairs of college life. The Calendar was very artistic and from this source a little cold cash was realized. The programs for the football games sold fast with the re- sult that we cleared more money than had ever been taken in by any other class. Our members were engaged in various college activities ; some were among the best on the football teaem; others represented the class of the Glee Club while others were making a name for ’25 in baseball, track, and scholastic work. There was a decided increase in our social activities, not collectively but as individuals. There was one social function in which we all took part, the never-to-be-forgotten banquet. While the Frosh were in the fair grounds jail we joined together in one of the finest Sophomore banquets staged at Muhlen- berg. Individually, the members of ’25 were developing their social side. None have progressed so far as to be united for better or worse with any of Allentown’s charmers. The year ended in a blaze of glory when the faculty announced that the Sophomore class stood the highest scholast- ically. We have started on the third lap in the race to become prepared for the greater things of life. With the Junior year comes a seriousness that causes us to ponder over questions. Our activities were not con- Page Sixty-four cerned so much with class rivalry as with the general welfare of the college. with even more men than in former years. It was clear that now we were beginning to realize the more mature understanding of college life. Many of our members were instrumental in collecting large sums for the Greater Muhlenberg Campaign. Others showed their cooperation by helping to raise the Student subscription. As a little diversion from the serious work the class split up into two football teams, the Pagans and the Ministers. After a hard fought game the Ministers were on the long end of a 12-6 score. This ended our football activities as a class. Our attention is now directed toward making this volume of the CIARLA a success. We are looking ahead to the last year and are wonder- ing what it has in store for us. Whatever it is the Class of 1925 will meet it and guarantee to be master of it. Page Sixty-five Page Sixty-six Charles Augustus Acker) 42 South Prince Street Lancaster, Pa. Born May 6, 1901. Franklin and Marshall Academy. Scientific Course. Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Undecided. W ALKING down one of the streets of Lancaster, Pa., we come to a large, prosperous-looking men’s furnishing store, over which hangs the sign, “Charles Augustus Achey and Company.” Opening the door of the office we see the smiling face of our old-time friend, whom we knew back at Muhlenberg. He has the same kind expression, which is slightly changed by the addition of twenty summers, which have passed since we last saw him. He tells us that he has fared well in his busi- ness ventures, and likewise matrimonially. He also tells us that he is the father of four little Acheys, who are as proud of their dad as he is of them. As we depart, he expresses the hope that before another twenty years pass he will be retired. M AMA’S little Baby! Charles Au- gustus himself, large as life. Charles is the very industrious chap who rooms in 205 West Berks with “Uncle” Paul. He works very, very hard (to keep awake). ’Tis said that on some nights he sleeps as much as ten hours, plus the little naps he “snitches” during the day-time — once, by actual count, it was discovered that he had slept eighteen hours out of twenty-four! But our friend has a very remarkable laugh — who hasn’t heard it — it makes one laugh just to hear him. And he still insists that “the first hundred years are the hardest.” Charles Augustus is said to be quite a Lothario in the ‘ol’ home town’, which, by the way, is Lancaster, Pa., near Paradise and Eden. We gen- erally notice that Charles takes a week off before and after taking a trip home — wonder what’s the reason? He likes to play checkers, and he and Seltzer have their tournament twice a year (if not oftener). In the Spring, Charles likes to sport on the tennis court, and to gam- bol with the lambs on the greensward. Page Sixty-seven — - — — • ' a - ' !■ Jr Orrin William Backert 418 Carlton Avenue Bethlehem, Pa. A LIVING example of the old saying that good things come in small packages, “Shorty” Bachert, our friend from Bethlehem, has been one of the shining lights on the campus. His athletic record in his freshman year won such a name for him that he has been looked up to as the leading locker room authority on all matters pertaining to athletic contests since that time. More than once “Shorty,” in his calm and easy manner has settled disputed decisions with an ease that should turn League of Nations advocates green with envy. “Shorty” is also the leading radio and automotive authority on the campus. This Bethlehemite is a firm beiiever in making every minute of the twenty-four hours of the day count. Bachert usually jumps into his “Henry” as soon as classes are over and sails down Chew street to the consternation of the Allen- town traffic force. However, when there is a class or student body meeting he is sure to find a bit of time for these events, “sihorty” is not in the least per- turbed by the Volstead Act nor by the W. C. T. U.’s crusade against tobacco. Born December 11, 1901. Bethlehem High School. Scientific Course. Sandwich Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Undecided. Cedar Chest College Sept. 12, 1944 Dear Anne, I have just returned to my room after attending my first college class. My pro- fessor was Dr. Orrin W. Bachert, a grad- uate of Muhlenberg College. Everyone around here says he’s the most popular professor on the campus. Anyway, he cer- tainly is cute looking. Oh! I almost forgot to tell you what Dr. Bachert teaches. He’s the Smith- Goosestep professor of relativity and radio- activity. I must tell you how I made him blush the other day. While hurrying into the room, I pinched my finger in the door. He came to my assistance, but he was so awkward. Just wait till I set my cap for him; he’ll change. With love, A Fair Co-ed. Page Sixty-eight R. D. No. 2 Born August 10, 1902. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. T WENTY years from today the vicinity of Northampton will be changed. It will be the second land flowing with milk and honey. Modern farm houses will take the place of the thatched roofed huts of today. Instead of ox-drawn plows and wagons, tractors and trucks will be used. The bleak hillsides which today serve only as a roaming ground for mountain goats will be covered with rich fields of grain, because of Beck’s many acres and his in- fluence upon the other inhabitants. Beck’s Honey and Dairy Farms will be visited by many tourists, who want to learn easier and more scientific methods of agriculture, as well as see and become acquainted with the owner, his beautiful wife and happy children. J. Beck Northampton, Pa. T HE name of this stern looking gentle- man is Marvin N. Beck. He opened his eyes on this wonderful world in the mighty metropolis of Northampton, tucked away in the remote recesses of Northampton County. What to do with him was the first great question of his parents ? It still is. Marvin is one of those jolly chaps with a kind and genial disposition. He spends much of his spare time in danc- ing, and those who know say he is very graceful. We can’t offer any conclusive proof for this, but our sleuth has report- ed seeing him quite often in a roof garden on North Sixth Street. When it comes to playing “hass-im-pfeffer,” Mar- vin plays a mean hand, and is seldom beaten. If you wish to know the requirements of an ideal woman, ask Marvin. Since he has made a complete study of the gentle creatures, he is able to pass crit- ical judgment upon them after a heart to heart talk. He has fallen many times, but is now on his feet again. Cupid has failed to make a lasting impression on his heart. Girls, here’s the chance you’ve been looking for. Page Sixty-nine 4717 Fourth Avenue P eter Bmth Brooklyn, N. Y. Born May 11, 1901. Hartwick Seminary. Classical Course. Delta Theta. Class Football (3). Class Baseball (2). Class President (ll. Editor 1923 Calendar. Y. M. C. A. Secretary (2). Y. M. C. A. Treasurer (3). Assistant Editor Y. M. C. A. Handbook. Editor-in-Chief 1925 CIARLA. Honor Group (1, 2). Student Council (3). Empire State Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. W E often heard from him about the famous docks of Brooklyn. He could tell you where the banana boat was about to land, where you could get the best lemons on the docks. But who would have thought that a college graduate would take a job as a stevedore, especialy Pete. Yet it was on the piers we found him bossing around a gang of black ’longshoremen. He explained to us that it was the call of his youth versus the call of the heathen and he chose the former. When he had gather- ed together a little bankroll he was going to retire forever and ever. Verily, Verily. F RIEND, focus your attention on the beautiful hair on the head of this man. No, not the one in the front, but the one on top. Last year Pete went to a horse doctor for treatment for his hair because he was getting bald. The doctor gave him something and Pete managed to grow at least one new hair. As a rule Pete very seldom steps out although once he stepped out almost too far, but from all reports she is still run- ning the Beauty Parlor somewhere down town and it is rumored that he makes occasional visits there to have his hair (singular) and face massaged. However another report claims that he has a little “koozy” somewhere up in the sticks of New York where Pete hails from. There is an old adage that “Many men come to college but few know why they really come.” Pete was one of those who knew what he came for but he did not expect Logic to be such a bugbear. For several reasons he cannot digest either the subject or object of the course. In every other respect Pete is very indus- trious but like the “Duke” he likes his little naps and at times he becomes so tired that he curls up in his chair and falls asleep even while studying Greek. Despite all difficulties Pete is a real scholar and the success of this book is largely due to his guidance. Page Seventy diaries Franklin Brobst New Ringgold, Pa. Born April 25, 1899. Keystone State Normal School. Philosophical Course. Lutheran. Independent. Teaching. (Overheard by a friend on June 16, 1945.) Dr. Brobst: Tomorrow will be our twenti- eth wedding- anniversary. Mrs. Brobst: Yes, our son William will be home from Muhlenberg, and our daugh- ter Esther from Ursinus just in time for our anniversary dinner. Dr. Brobst: That’s fine, Stella, I shall be delighted to have the children home again. Do you also recall that five years ago today I became principal of this Normal School ? Mrs. Brobst: Very vividly. But look, there come William and Esther, home from college for the summer. Let’s go and meet them. (She takes his arm and they leave the room.) K EYSTONE State Normal School made another worthy contribution to the teaching profession when it graduated Charlie in 1919. But his hunger and thirst for truth was not sat- isfied, so after spending three summers at Muhlenberg he has come as a regular student. He is a strong advocate for co-educational colleges with which he is more or less (mostly more) familiar. He thinks that the co has the same effect upon education as it does upon operation. This probably accounts why he has not lived in the dorms, but sought an abode in a more ideal environment. He is proficient in playing checkers, delights in hearts (whatever that is), and has recently taken his first lesson in p ' aying chess. He loves to travel and one often hears him talk of his trip to historic and literary New England, but you, gentle, reader, I guess wouldn’t wait until I had told you all about this and other shorter journeys, so I must conclude this sketch by saying that he is reserving his Bermuda trip until he hath been united. Page Seventy-one Leon Dundore Emeliler Elizabethville, Pa. Born March 2, 1902. Elizabethville High School. Scientific Course. Class Baseball (1, 2). Class Foot- ball (1, 2, 3). Class Track (1, 2). Glee Club (3). Chapel Choir (2). Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Medicine. UTTEY, can’t you kids do any better? | | Now wake up and get together.” A A Zounds! those are familiar sounds. I paused to hear as the bold voice caught my ear. As I stood by Elizabethville’s majestic High, I heard these commandeer- ing words close by. I know that voice, that lad, and now to make his old heart glad. So down to the gym in the basement and there I saw to my amazement — Old Man Buehler, his arms abuzzin’, puttin’ the kids thru their daily dozen. Since medicine had been his goal, why does he act such a diff- erent role? Apparently thinking “there’s no place like home,” he had resisted all de- sires to roam, and settling down in his own home town, he was having troubles and joys, “calisthenicing” the girls and boys. C OME close, my reading friend, while you these thoughts attend. Like faces in a glass, you see them pass, and here comes — Old Man Buehler. More ambitious in every way he is get- ting day by day. His happy, smiling face makes Muhlenberg a cheery place. I must say that I have a hunch that he’s the merriest songster in our bunch. “Heep, heep!” His breezy cheers out- shine alone his merry banjo’s tone. Al- though he thinks a mass-meeting is a mass, he always enjoyed ( ? ) the Logic class. From rugged Canada to Albu- querque he has traveled with Chautau- qua, wrecking tents, bossing gents, and thus his summer spends. His words are few, but his thoughts all new. To catch the music in his soul, just hark awhile at his key-hole, and hear the jolly notes that fly like flashes from gay Cupid’s eye. If there is anything in a name, Buehler is sure of kingly fame. When Elizabeth- ville became too small for him, he came to Muhlenberg with lots of vim. In musical lines he simply shines. Of him they might write volumes, poets might rhyme, but we do not have the time. After all, I guess the better way is to let him have his little say: There are many things that I don’t know And never care a rap, But I know well that Elizabethville Is on our township map. Page Seventy-two Gustav J. Cliernanskpj 1344 Washington Avenue Northampton, Pa. Born October 21, 1904. Northampton High School. Classical Course. Delta Theta. Class Football (2, 3). Class Baseball (1, 2). Class Basketball (3). Junior Associate Editor WEEKLY. Associate Editor 1925 CIARLA. Junior Representative to A. A. Class Secretary (3). Assistant Varsity Basketball Manager. Honor Group (2). Chapel Choir (2). N. H. S. Club. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. O NE more like that and out you go. I can’t help it mister. My old man says it’s all right and what my old man says goes. Ma says he knows every- thing. Pa told her that. And you know what my old man can do ? He can keep people awake in church. No, not with a club. He talks to the people and they cry; he whispers and they laugh; he yells and they empty their pockets into the collection plates. Somebody got fresh one Sunday and put a Ford on the plate. Pa got sore and started a tirade. When he finished, the congregation voted to build a new church. What? You don’t know my old man? You don’t know Dr. Chernansky? H O-HO! what manner of man is this who walketh down the street with - — yes, his legs are a little bended. Gus says he would rather have out- bended legs than in-bended ones for he wouldn’t like to oil up every time he went out. Every now and then — mostly then — something squeaks on the inside of Gus and he has to oil up. And if it were not for a little constitutional diffi- culty it would be oily to bed, and oily to rise, and oily the rest of the day. He missed one grand oiling when the “Aus- flug” was postponed. Guzza hails from somewhere up in the sticks — up where they pull rock out of the ground and call it cement. We have a suspicion that the natives in that region are going to Hades fast, judging by the size of the pits. That is the reason Guzza came to Allentown but he can’t escape. Women have a hold on him and that fact is self-explanatory. He knows a number of the gentle crea- tures, all kinds, from the Sixth Ward to College Heights. Gus doesn’t confine his activities to the drawing room; he is an all around man shining in class, athletic, and schol- astic events which means he is going to be a go-getter. o Page Seventy-three 373 Spruce Street H. Tujler Christman Pottstown, Pa. T HIS man has a monopoly on the tele- phone system and it has come under his control only thru his persistent use of it. He is a fair example of the old saying “You can’t keep a g ' ood man down.” “Ty” has a very keen sense of humor which is only appreciated by his more intimate friends, but that is a trait which is characteristic of the boys who come from Pottstown, the worth of which is impressed upon one by its residents. He is quite a talented singer and be- longs to the “F” Hall Melody Boys’ Quartet.” This organization renders a regular concert once every night, which is broadcasted by “radio” all over the college. Among the fair sex he shines to good advantage. By his keen sense of humor and his well pleasing personality he has come into the good graces of many an Allentown maiden only to cast her aside broken-hearted when matters began to take on a serious aspect. “Ty” is a good student, always plug- ging away in his careful and methodical manner which, we are sure, will bring him unbounded success when once he en. ters upon his life work. Born March 19, 1900. Pottstown High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Baseball. Methodist. Democrat. Business. H TYLER CHRISTMAN of Christman and Company, expert accounting authority is celebrating his 20th Anniversary of the incorporation of the business. He received many telegrams and letters of congratulations from his friends and business associates, and his picture ap- pears in the leading newspapers of Phila- delphia. He is considered the foremost authority on accounting in the state and enjoys a nation-wide reputation. Arrange- ments have been made whereby he will give a lecture on “Accounting” at Muhlenberg College, he being graduated from that in- stitution with the class of 1925. Elaborate preparations are being made by the student body for his return, the college band, etc. Page Seventy-four Main Street Benaja Earl Druckenmiller Sellersville, Pa. Born January 31, 1902. Sellersville High School. Philosophical Course. Varsity Track (1. 2) Varsity Cross Country, “M” Man. Class Track. Class Football (3). “M” Club. Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Teaching. A 7 " HO lives in that cute little house where the flowers bloom that T " stands near Muhlenberg’s dining room ? Why that is Mr. Earl Druckenmiller’s home who has charge of our dining-room. “Earl Druckenmiller? Yes, I remember him. But I thought it was his ambition to follow the ministry as his vocation.” “Well, it was, as I recall, but circum- stances changed it all. He put in three years here and then before graduating went to Swarthmore, got his A.B. and soon after his M.M. and all his hopes vanished with them. But he’s happy here and likes the flowers which he looks after during spare- time hours, not to mention his children whom he and his wife simp’y adore.” ii ' T ' HAT chap over there with the 1 straw-colored hair, lean and thin with that funny grin?” “O he’s Fritchman’s cop and steward and has almost cured that habit of eating for us without much fuss. He gets my goat with his officious white coat.” Yes, Druckie is worse than a cop on his beat, he hates to see a fellow eat, just as though he were furnishing the dough. If a hungry chap wants an extra bit, Druckie almost throws a fit. But since he’s not always c-ommonistic, we’ll be optimistic. From his lowly position as dirt-regulator, he rapidly rose to food- dictator. Of his side-lines the best of all — he tries to be proctor of old Rhoads Hall. We hear he had quite a time this year until he found a room where he could stay without being chased away, moving from League to an East Berks lair, but finding Althof and misery there, packed his loads and moved to Rhoads. Marry, next year we do not think he’ll tarry here, but pass his Sen’or year at Swarth- more, a place he holds dear. Page Seventy-five Louis Edward Edwards 215 North 18th Street Allentown, Pa. T HIS ladies and gentlemen (especially ladies) is exhibit number 15 of the CIARLA freak show. To look at this monstrosity one would think him quite innocent, but we are inclined to believe that this is not true. We regret that it is impossible to verify this state- ment, but our reason would not be fit to print. So bored reader use your own judgment, but be not too harsh for taken as a whole he is quite harmless. Often on warm evenings Muhlenberg men returning to the dorms have heard a young man and a young lady billing and cooing and murmuring sweet noth- ings on a certain porch on Chew street. This nonsense comes from the ruby lips of our own dear Louis. If this were Whiz Bang we would not hesitate to tell you a well known joke about her first name, but under present circumstances we feel it is best to hold our peace. But with all these liabilities we must say that “Uddie” makes an ideal busi- ness manager for this chronicle of the class of 1925. The financial success of the class in publishing the 1923 Football Programs was due largely to the efforts and achievements of “Shylock” Edwards. Horn January 21, 1903. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Class Foot- ball. Business Manager Football Programs. Business Manager 1925 CIARLA. A. H. S. Club. Sandwich Club. Methodist. Republican. Business. 1 HE following is an article similar to the one we expect to see in THE MUH- LENBERG WEEKLY of 1944: The Edwards family is indeed well repre- sented at this college. Lous J., ’44, is the well known proprietor of the college loan bureau. John, ’45, is the popular bootlegger who supplies our faculty with their grog. Gladys, ’45, twin sister to John is the popular co-ed who recently won the Inter- collegiate Nose Powdering Contest. This trio comprises the elder group of the Edwards family. They are all children of Louis E. Edwards, ’25, popular pawn broker of this city. His business was founded in 1925 and has grown so rapidly that at present it exceeds all other shops of its kind in the city. (Advertisement) Page Seventy-six 116 Robeson Street Reading, Pa. Born October 30, 1902. Reading High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Assistant Business Manager WEEKLY, (3). Associate Editor 1925 CIARLA. Chapel Choir (2). Honor Group (2). Berks County Club. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. W E see the interior of a large and beautiful church, decorated with many flowers placed behind the altar railing. People are seated in the pews. The organist begins to play. The audience rises as a procession begins in grand style from the rear of the church. But what is the organist playing? Now we hear it distinctly, a familiar wedding- march. The ceremony is performed and the bridal pair march out amid the showers. What a lot of rice and old shoes the janitor, Fred Eidam, will have to clean up. F ROM the land of beer and pretzels there landed one day the gent who is pictured on this page. And the Class of 1925 accepted him as one of their own. This fellow may be classed as quiet by some people but to us who know him he is very vociferous especially when he gets into an argu lent. His arguments are not the things that win for him; it is his ability to talk longer than anyone else. At the East Berks Luncheon Club Fred was always sure to start an argu- ment which would last till long after mid-night. Even after the rest were asleep Fred would continue. It is a question whether his arguing or eating broke up this club. When the gent in question is not in prayer meeting he may be found chasing the tender sex. This especially occurs during the ice-skating season because Fred handles a mean skate. (Ask Rein- bold). He has a few back home whom he claims are his for keeps but we, as per usual, take this statement with a grain of salt. He receives letters from Wilson Col- lege; so do I but that doesn’t prove any- thing. His only serious work has been for the 1925 CIARLA. Page Seventy-seven Ralph Leroij Folk Mertztown, Pa. Born April 2, 1903. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. A. P. S. Club. Sand- wich Club. Reformed. Democrat. Ministry. 4 4T_TY-UKA, Come on, Come on, Come I I on in. See the famous one-string A violinist. He’ll put you to sleep. He’ll rattle your bones. Come on, it’s free. Step right up. Take your seat.” I bit like a fish and took my place with the rest of the suckers. The curtain went up and I nearly fell off the low bench for there on the stage sat the inimitable Folk. This is what four years of college must have done for him. He found it better to go thru life on one string of his own than to be tied to many. E VERY class must have its quiet members and here is one of ours. Folk can be seen almost any day riding on the “Kutztown Flier” for his home is on a farm near Mertztown. This also explains why we don’t see much of him after college hours and at football games, etc. He is a good natured chap and can always appreciate a good joke. In the classroom he causes the profs little trouble, and might just as well be absent as far as they are concerned. Some mornings Folk tells us about the good times he had the night before and we judge from this that he is another victim of the wiles of the charming crea- tures of the gentle sex. This is true be- cause when asked he himself admits it, but he doesn’t give us any hint as to when Florence is going to change her name. Folk’s work is characterized by a steady plugging away and this seems to be his attitude in all things. His divert- isements are playing cards and shooting pool, at which game he shows his best form. We feel sure that as long as he keeps his present attitude toward affairs he is bound to make a success of his life. Page Seventy-eight Walter Fred F 35 Livingston Street Rhinebeck, N. Y. 4T_TAIL to thee blythe spirit.” Thou jjl restless one who travels as the A wind from place to place, no one knowing from whence thou cometh and whither thou goest. Oft hast thou breathed upon the fairest flowers, only to pass them by. “Walt” we greet you! Walter came to Muhlenberg as an ad- vanced freshman and endeared himself to the hearts of all upper classmen by refusing to wear the regulation frosh cap and black socks. It is said that many a weary hour found him the victim of those ancient but useful hazing parties. In his first year he distinguished himself as a student but since then his interest in the fair sex has caused him much difficulty in his daily tasks. Walter en- joys a good game of cards although if he loses he is inclined to become sleepy. Much credit is due to our classmate who is earning his education by working down town in his spare time. Working until late hours downtown makes it rather hard for him to hear the rising bell in the morning. He appears to be a pessimist for his favorite musical sel- ection is: “When will the sun shine for Born May 30, 1904. Wagner College. Classical Course. College Band. Lutheran. Ministry. P ASSING through a garden in which a throng of children are playing we come to the parsonage of the Lutheran Church, where we see seated upon the porch our old friend Frey. He tells us that he believes that he has at last found a parish in which he intends to remain, although in the past ten years he has moved no less than five times to more adv antageous posi- tions. Walter has changed but little. His hair is slightly gray but his warmheartedness and genial disposition are the same. He tells us that next year his oldest son will enter Muhlenberg. Just at this moment his wife came out with refreshments and we sat down to enjoy what she had prepared. Page Seventy-nine Earl Lapkenus FrerjEer er Oley, Pa. Born October 8, 1903. Oley High School. Classical Course. Class Track. Berks County Club. Lutheran. Republican. Teaching. U ■ 7 " OUR conduct as chauffeur of this Y 1944 Ford is unpardonable, there- fore, I, Earl Laphenus Freyburger, Mayor of Oley, punish you with the ex- treme penalty of the law. You are fined $1.83 and must spend this night in the new, all-steel, Oley jail. As this terrible sen- tence issued sternly from the mouth of the determined mayor, the chauffeur turned deathly white, but he must pay the penalty. History shows that altho the Mayor had formerly taught Gastronomies and etiquette in Oley High School after graduation from Muhlenberg, he soon disliked the work, quit, married his pastor’s daughter, became the father of ( ? ) children, and was soon elect- ed mayor of Oley. It is well known that during his administration many remarkable reforms were made. u T°, you can’t have milk unless you 1 P a y f° r it because today we have ' a meatless dinner, and I’m not going to run any unnecessary risks. See Fritchman if you want milk” says the brisk, charming, bespectacled young waiter. When he speaks like this every- body knows that there is no come-back and that all talk is in vain. Honest? Well I should say he is! When you eat at Freyburger’s table you get a ll that belong to you, but no more than Fritch- man allows. But being a waiter is just one of Freyburger’s few, but worthy ac- complishments. Freyburger’s best extra-collegiate ac- tivity is being a student of sculpture and art. This may be the reason that we can usually find him away from his room on Monday nights and hear him give a graphic account on Tuesday mornings of the show the night before at THE LYRIC. Whether this is true or not is a matter for conjecture alone, but it is quite certain that some people cannot ap- preciate much of his art. Altho Freyburger is an ambitious student, his most reliable answer, es- pecially in psychology class is “I don’t know.” But can we blame him? Page Eighty Lehighton, Pa. Carl Morgan Graul 155 South Second Street i UTVZ” is a member of the Care-free 1 1 Club of Muhlenberg - College and has a never failing supply of wise cracks and spicy jokes. Whenever he comes across anything that looks like work, he meets it by walking circles around it. The ‘ideal’ which he earnest- ly strives to live up to in all that he does is this — as soon as fun and duty clash, let duty go to smash. You will immed- diately recognize this motive if you watch “Heime” and his co-partner in crime, Mono B., do their stuff. “Heime” is quite an adept at dancing and steps out almost every night in the week. As for the unfair sex, although he loves them all, Lehighton seems to have a special attraction and fascination for him. But then too, what about all those valentines he received, especially the one from Philadelphia, adressed ‘to a wise cracker’ (Carl Heime). Born November 9, 1903. Lehighton High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tail. Glee Club (2). Lutheran. Independent. Medicine. A FTER twenty years on the road, Heime and Mono, that company of dizzy comedians, has been forced to disband. Altho they had held the funny bone of the theatre-going public, entranced by their sock of foolish wise-cracks and crazy jokes for two decades, the public has at last tired of their jokes and nonsense, (which have become altogether stale). It is reported, however, that they are leaving the stage with quite a fortune salted away in spite of their riotous and spendthrift living. Graul is planning to settle down in Crackersport with his wife, the Lehigh- ton love of his college days, and his six little Grauls (growls). Page Eighty-one Thomas A. Greene Palmerton, Pa. Born September 29, 1900. Palmerton High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Class Track. Assist- ant Advertising Manager WEEKLY (3). Lutheran. Democrat. Teaching. Missionary. I F you should shut your eyes for twenty years and then take a peep at “Tiny,” can’t you see that black hair well mixed with gray as a tired little farmer wearily ties his horses and sets the current to work, for this is a farm run scientifically? Can you hear that little woman call from a well-kept home and see children running to meet OUR classmate? He still has a smile to cover the wrinkles that came from strife with life’s problems. As he looks over his farm a sigh of relief shows that this is his own. He introduces us to his wife and then,- — we see them standing in their door- way as we again float b ack to reality. W E all love optimists. So when a Scotch-Irish lad, with an English name, who spoke Dutch, arrived in our fair home early in the fall of ’21; and when it was discovered that he pack- ed a smile and a pleasant word for every- one under any circumstances, everyone fell in love with this tiny, but sinewy farmer’s son from Palmerton. As a worker none can beat him. While others came and went “Tiny” still re- mained the steward’s standby. In fact, he could take the steward’s place; for he has washed dishes, waited on tables, look- ed after (and into) the pantry, and even served his term as assistant steward. During the summers, ’22 and ’23, our hero was respectively a bell-hop, night- clerk, and a salesman representing that charming woman’s magazine, “The Pic- torial Review.” As a salesman success came rapidly for every young woman subscribed unconsciously, so overcome were they by the handsome agent. A word must be said about he con- scientious work that “Tiny” has done in his studies, that slow ever-plugging attitude that shows a steady increase in knowledge and of marks. Page Eighty-two John Abram Hangen 443 North Ninth Street Allentown, Pa. Born July 20, 1902. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Class Football. Class Basketball. Kistler Club. A. P. S. Club. Glee Club (1, 2, 3). Student Council. College Band. Evangelical. Republican. Medicine. W HAT are Jack’s prospects? In the first place he has inherited a genial, pleasing, courteous, and affectionate disposition. Implanted in his fingers, and every part of his body is a natural adapta- tion for music. In his heart is compassion for the sick, and an ambition to mold and perfect his life and knowledge for the ad- ministration of relief to the suffering. With this information we may say for “Jack”, that he will be able to go into the medical world harmoniously tuned for the duties of the profession, having as a bass (base), a character found only in a Christ- ian gentleman, zealously impelled with a tenor for the relief of mankind, and having fulfilled the duties of a “pal,” he will be ready for all that life has to offer, and as a true American son, unhandicapped, prove a faithful citizen. J OHN was bom at Lebanon, Pa., Sunday July 20, 1902. This marked a rapid rise in the membership of the church, for as it is written, “a child shall lead them,” and the church records proves this. Since making Allentown his home the John of former years has become “Jack” of a large circle of friends. His pleasant smile and musical ability has beamed into the eyes and played into the hearts of many. We dare not become personal by naming the sex, but a hint will be sufficient. Altho “Jack” is not seriously bound to any fair damsel, much to the regret of his “Daddy”, he cleverly keeps them guessing, and all of them admit he has taking ways. However “Jack” prides himself on his ability, and from past accomplishments feels assured that in “due season he shall reap if he faint not”. One of Jack’s important college acti- vities is keeping Harris company. In the three years at college, the lives of these boys have, become inseparably interwoven. THE WEEKLY terms them “The famous Hangen-Harris Duo,” Prof. Allen, “The Siamese Twins”, Stroudsburg Morning Paper, “Modern David and Jonathan.” Page Eighty-three 253 Kidder Street Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Born September 12, 1902. Wilkes-Barre High School. Scientific Course. Class Football (1, 2, 3). Class Baseball. Class President (3). Glee Club. Stu- dent Council. Kistler Club. Methodist. Republican. Medicine. I see Harold Harris, 20 years hence, re- siding- in a large home in the residential section of Wilkes-Barre, taking an active part in the activities of the Meth- odist Church, and exerting a great influence in his particular community. In passing his home I notice on the door, this name plate, Dr. Harold J. Harris. We will read in the Daily papers of him performing Bacteriological Experiments in one of the largest Wilkes-Barre hospitals. Our vision of him would not be altogether complete without visualizing him returning to M. C. on College Day in his machine year after year, to meet his class mates, and to keep those friendships he formed during his career at Muhlenberg. Y E Gods!? What’s this? This is Harold J. Harris, of Muhlenberg College, class of ’25. Don’t you recognize him ? This man hails from the city of Wilkes-Barre, and is not slow in leaving any person he comes in con- tact with know this fact, at any rate Wilkes-Barre could not have sent a much better ( ? ) representative. ’Tis a special privilege to study his character. He is very energetic, and when he undertakes anything, he usually accomplishes it. It may take a long time and may mean hard work, but he gets there just the same. The better you know him the more you’ll like him. Harold possesses a certain air of refinement and honor which has gained him many friends in and around Allentown. Among these friends are listed several of the female gender, to whom he has become more or less attached. Harold happens to be the senior partner of the famous “Harris and Hangen duo”. His loyalty to the class is unexcelled, for to him we owe the success of several of our class enter- prises. The class wishes him success in his preparation for his work in the Medical Field. Page Eighty-four Richard Wilson Hartzell 1037 Linden Street Allentown, Pa. Born December 7, 1902. Allentown High School. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Class Basketball. Sandwich Club. A. H. S. Club. A. P. S. Club. Reformed. Democrat. Teaching. W E came to Allentown one day as re- porters of the Toonerville Blade to interview the coach of Cedar Crest College. We inquired who the coach was and where he might be found. “Don’t you know him ? He is Dick Hartzell and he has developed a championship volley-ball team. They say he gained his experience at Muhlenberg where he and his pal Paul Shoemaker won the doubles in the volley- ball tournament. He also takes a course at Honolulu University so that he may teach the Cedar Cresters the Hawaiian Jig.” T HERE are a quite a few schools which could have claimed Dick as an alumnus but he seems to think that Muhlenberg is an ideal place to grab off a sheepskin and we think he will remain with us till graduation. Dick is one of ’25’s Math sharks and before entering Muhlenberg he was taking a course in engineering at Lehigh. How- ever it seems that he did not take kindly to this course; instead he elected a course in drama at the Grand Opera in Bethle- hem where he spent many a pleasant afternoon with the chorus girls. Do not repeat this but it is rumored that he was brought before the judge S. P. C. A. (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Actors) for annoying the actors by throwing peanut shells at them during the performance. If you drop around sometime take a peek at Bill Ritter’s gym class. If you see a tall, dark-haired chap who looks like Rudolph and wears a pair of bright blue garters you may be sure that it is Dick. Page Eighty-five Llewellyn Matron Heffletj Oley, Pa. Born November 23, 1902. Oley High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Class Football. Class Baseball (1, 2). Class Baseball Manager (2). Assistant Business Manager Football Pro- grams. Berks County Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Business. UT of the south came a quietness and they called it Lou, even as you and I. And it came to pass that in those days there came a lad to Muhlenberg favored by nature with an unusual crop of hair, not even as you and I. Now at this time the fury of the Sophs waxed without waning and the young lad was sorely vexed. In his heart were visions of brighter days and in due time these days were realized. The lad came to manhood and with that there came an increasing amount of speed. Fate looked favorably upon him with the result that he could walk a half mile the slowest and most grace- fully of anybody. But evil reigned upon the campus and Lou was caught in the shower even as you and I. He fre- quented the dancing salons and visited bob-haired damsels. He studied with the result that he comple ted a course prescribed by a number of magi known as the faculty. Now it came to pass that in due time Lou became what is known as collegiate. But a trace of dancitis always remained in him much to the despair of his pocketbook. Gradually his fellowmen came to understand Lou and they called him Heffley, and thought him an excellent companion. (Arabian Nights xx-1, 9.) {4TT has been twenty years since I grad- I uated,” Professor Allen, “and it A seems that I am getting a little ancient. Who is that old gent over there fiddling with the steam boiler?” “Why, that’s Heffley, one of your former classmates. The faculty never gave him a diploma because he couldn’t connect up a steam jacket. He has spent twenty years in trying to find out how it is done. In his spare time he is schooling himself on how to use a thermometer. He has gone out for football this year and I think that the faculty will give him his sheepskin in June.” Page Eighty-six Albert Cleaver Henry Bethlehem, Pa. Born November 23, 1903. Bethlehem High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Class Football. Class Baseball. Class Track. Class Basketball. Reformed. Socialist. Medicine. A THOOP it up for League Hall”, yy that was the cry one could ’ ’ hear almost any night from 10 P. M. to 4 A. M. If one were to investigate the source of this war whoop, he would find a semi-rugged, touselled- haired, broad-sholdered individual who answered to the cognomen, “Hank”. Hank landed at Muhlenberg from the hayfields of Bethlehem, no we don’t mean Palestine, with the class of ’25. It wasn’t long before he shook the haydust from his feet and became a Muhlenberg collegian. When Hank is not in class, although at times he should be, he can be found coaching the boys and giving- practical demonstrations of quadrangle football. This is not the only sport he indulges in. Hank is our star inter- class miler and two-miler, and to show that he never fools, he is willing to take anyone on at any hour, preferably the night. Hank believes that the faculty is one of the greatest obstacles to a college education. But Hank’s philoso- phy is that all obstacles can be overcome and he has set out to prove his conten- tion. Hank is giving promise of becoming one of the Beau-Brummels of the class of ’25, at least that is the report from College Heights. But to get real serious, we must say that the subject of our discussion will be a success in spite of an uncompromising faculty. IC A 7 " E people don’t know what that stuff was. It must have been ter- ’ ’ rible in those days to see the peop’e racing with each other after they had imbibed that stuff. Old Doc Henry has the secret in his cellar; he says he carried it over from his college days.” “Doc Henry? Whom do you mean boy?” “Hank, they used to call him. Didn’t you see that gazabo with the crutches racing up the street ahead of the Olympic candidates ? That boy came up out of his cellar this morning and offered to race the whole town. They say he’s in a delirium and that he is doing the same things that he did twenty years ago, while at college. But sh-h don’t say anything — I peeped in the door and saw the old gent — (whisper).” Page Eighty-seven W illiam Franklin Hille as Cedar Street Born April 21, 1902. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Class Football. Class Track. Editor Football Programs. Assist- ant Cheer Leader. A. H S. Club. Sandwich Club. Lutheran. Republican. Business. I T is rather hard to picture Hillegas some twenty years hence. W. Edison Hillegas at one time had hopes of being an expert pharmacist, but since then he has come into possession of a cellar of his own, and now we see him as a radio engineer in some large city. W. Edison does not like this so-called small-town stuff and will probably locate in Philadelphia, the city of charms. We can see thru the crystal of possibilities Brother Bill as a dutiful father and hus- band, for does not the object of this missive himself admit that he can adjust himself to any environment? In spite of his electrical ability, we sometimes wonder if he would not fit into Congress, with the other smooth talkers, or perhaps he could earn his bread as an acrobat in some large circus. Allentown, Pa. I got H on the radio last night. Yes the owner of this two by four is a radio bug. Bill is fortunate for he is a receiver on the radio. Bill insists that he is a year older than his class- mates and has spent one year in being knocked around the earth by Dame Fortune. We didn’t know that was the name of the young lady. Bill spent part of a year or was it part of a month at our neighboring college Lehigh, but since, decided he would rather grace the porta ' s of our fair college. Bill is better known to us as a cheer- leader where his good form and clever tricks won him much praise from many sources. Here is a man of diversified ability, and if the reader does not believe the print of this page, we refer him to Edison himself for further particulars and details. We know that Bill will succeed at some profession for he is a man of many accomplishments. Page Eighty-eight f tM: i|yp£ M ri ' te Charles Frederick Holland Freeland, Pa. Born March 18, 1904. Foster Township High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Class Football. Class Track. Class Baseball. Chapel Choir (2). Stu- dent Council. Varsity Wrestling (3). Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. yTEMBERS and friends, ‘Turn ye [ y I from your evil ways and come to ■ " ■ " true repentance ’ere the day of grace be ended.’ ” “Yeh. Ole’ Rev. Holland was off again with his usual line,” said Deacon Brath when we spoke with him about our old colleague just after attending one of his church services. “Wall I’ll be horn-swaggled if that guy ain’t been changed a whole lot in these past 20 years,” continued the deacon looking at Charlie. “I been wondering where he got all that dignity which he never used to have in by- gone days. Why you’d swear he never was one of us. At this point Charlie himself joined us so that Brath was unable to give me more of the history. L i OSH-all-fish-hooks, if those 5 Freshmen don’t soon pipe down I’ll pipe ’em down.” Three guesses reader, who is it? Wrong. It’s Charlie. Incidently have you ever met him ? If you have yon will probably already know that he is quite adept at coining expressions not “according to Hoyle”. Muhlenberg’s Zybysko comes from Freeland, where they engage in a fight every morning as an eye-opener. Is it any wonder that Charlie is a thrower? No — not a bull-thrower. He specializes in man-throwing. Occas’onal y, as a side line, he gets a fall out of the fair sex also, but the falling is mutual. When Charlie came to Muhlenberg he was one of those quiet iel’ows and at the same time claimed that he was a “women-hater.” That was — but now, well, use your own judgment. We aren’t anxious to tell any se:rets but often Charlie is conspicuo s by his absence. This applies mostly to evenings. POSTUM. Charlie’s activities are many both on the campus and otherwise but he fills them all in a manner which is entirely satisfactory to all concerned. His aims and ideals are high. Here’s hoping he sticks to them. Page Eighty-nine John Pemberton Jordan Third Street Fullerton, Pa. 44T love her in the morning and I love I her at night”. These are words " ■ which often fall from the lips of that silver-toned orator whose handsome- ness is plainly evident on the picture above. Truly he is a sheik! He may often be found engaged in conversation with the fair sex at Ninth and Hamilton Streets. Of course you have seen him standing for hours in the same place and doing the same thing. He has won the heart of a certain young lady who lives in Washington, but even tho he has won her heart we still believe he is heartless. “Pern’s” gay disposition has won for him many friends. He enjoys himself day by day for he says that one can never know what the morrow will bring. Does he have any specialty? Certainly! a special wa’tz with his special girl is his specialty. “Johnny” is very well known and popular on the campus. He is a man of diversified interests and a student of high calibre. Scarcely anything can take place on the campus without holding his interest. We know that “Johnny” will be an asset to the class of 1925. Born September 18, 1904. Whitehall High School. Classical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Baseball. Class Basketball (2). Assistant Cheer Leader. Associate Editor 1925 CIARLA. French Club. Sandwich Club. Presbyterian. Republican. Law. I T was a large crowded court room. Everybody was listening intensely to the plea of the prosecuting attorney. In a smooth clear voice he was arraigning the criminal, who had defrauded the people of thousands of dollars. His was a masterful plea and having finished the jury filed out amid the hush of the court. They were only gone a few minutes when they re- turned. The verdict “guilty.” We were very much interested and wanted to see who the prosecuting attorney was. When we met him we found it was our old friend “Johnny” Jordan. He told us how suc- cessful he had been, and as we left he said “It was 20 years ago that we received our sheepskins from dear old Muhlenberg.” Page Ninety Circle Hartzell Kelclmer 232 North Fulton Street Allentown, Pa. Born March 30, 1905. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Business Man- ager 1923 Calendar. Honor Group (1, 2). Botany Prize. 1925 CIARLA Staff. A. H. S. Club. Sandwich Club. French Club. Sophomore Honor Prize. Lutheran. Independent. Medicine. N reading - the latest issue of THE MUH- LENBERG WEEKLY, 1944, the follow- ing headline took my attention: “Dr. Clyde Kelchner Addresses the Student Body.” I immediately read the article and learned that he was now one of the leading authorities on “Cancer and its Treatment” in the U. S. He had graduated from one of the large medical schools and had taken up research work, specializing in Cancer. After years of careful toiling his efforts were rewarded and he is now in a position to greatly lessen the disease, and hopes to be able to practically obliterate it in the future. The leading medical journals can’t be too loud in their praise of him and his work. A LLOW me to introduce Mr. Clyde Kelchner. Yes, doesn’t he look intelligent. He is intelligent, whatever that is? Ask “Doc” Wright he can tell you. Clyde is a fine chap and always greets you with a cheery “hello” and a smile. He is very quiet, but thinks a great deal altho he doesn’t always express himself. He is the brightest light in the scholastic heaven of our class and his beams throw honor upon the Class of 1925. Since Clyde is a man he is not adverse to the charms of the weaker sex and we understand he has fallen a victim to them. When we recollect we find that a certain yorng lady at Moravian Fern Sem and a doggie roast loom up big in his young life. Since then, however, he has become sophisticated and is now quite grown up. He has been very active in class affairs, and whatever proposal is brought up, it is sure to receive his earnest attention. A man of his type is an asset to his class and we are sure he will be an asset to the world. Page Ninety-one JA V Paul Russell Kleinginna. 124 S. South Carolina Avenue Atlantic City, N. J. Horn March 27, 1903. Reading High School. Classical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Track. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. O N exactly the twentieth anniversary of his graduation from Muhlenberg College, Russel Kleinginna, the world’s foremost hotelman, attended the formal opening of the ninety-nine thousand, nine hundred ninety-ninth hotel of the Hotel Stanley Companies Inc., of which he is the president. Due to his keen insight in matters pertaining to the hotel world and his business sagacity Kleinginna has built up the Hotel Stanley Companies Inc., from their unpretentious origin in the Hotel Stanley at Atlantic City to the greatest hotel combine in the history of the world, with hotels in every important commercial center of the world. Ever since he has be- come the controlling force in Wall Street, he has been hailed as the world’s foremost financier. H ERE we have our representative from Atlantic City, “Russ” Klein- ginna, the champion heart breaker of the class of 1925. In fact “Russ” holds the college record for dates — he has dates at least six nights out of every seven. He carries a deadly “line” and all the fair damsels fall for it. But “K ingin” knows that “variety is the spice of life” and so he loves them all, having a different lassie on every date. This not only provides him with the pleasure and variety which his soul craves for, but also serves to advertise the Hotel Stanley among the shemales of Allentown. “Russ” is an ardent follower of the art of Terpsicore and he certainly has a wicked strut. In his estimation danc- ing ranks second only to the kindly affection he has for sleep. He is a firm be ' iever in the Fresh Air Crusade for Poorly Ventilated Feet. We have a picture which shows that “Russ” prac- tices what he preaches; indeed his regular sleeping position is with his feet extended far out from beneath the covers so that they may not suffer from lack of fresh air. ■ I Page Ninety-two 117 School Street Herman Edgar Kniess Catasauqua, Pa. B EHOLD the man with a personality. This tall dark haired individual has all the characteristics of a heart breaker. When it comes to the fair sex Herman is right there. Have you ever seen him on the way to college? Well in a few words I might say he always has one girl by his side while another stands and waits for her competitor to leave. Just before Christmas recess we thot “Chips” would turn out to be a magician, but our hopes were shattered when he made his sax disappear and failed to bring it back. If you want to know anything about music, go to “Chips”. He is probably the best versed man on the campus, being able to play the piano, violin, sax and trombone. If he had a set of traps too, he could be an orchestra by himself. “Chips” is a very popular fellow both on and off the campus. If you ever want a fellow that will go half way with you on anything, you can depend on him. Born June 25, 1904. Catasauqua High School. Classical Course. Delta Theta. Class Football. Class Baseball. Class Basketball. WEEKLY Reporter. Manager Freshman Baseball Team. Associate Editor 1925 CIARLA. Class Historian. Glee Club (3). Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. A FTER Herman leaves Muhlenberg he intends going to the seminary at which place there is little doubt as to the progress he will make. I dare venture to say that by 1944 we shall read of a former student of Muhlen- berg College who has received his D.D. from some large university. I can picture him practicing what he preaches, and see him preaching in the largest church in one of our large cities. We wish him the best of luck and are sure he will realize his great ambition and be one of the great men of our “Greater Muhlenberg.” (We were paid twenty shekels for putting in that write-up). Page Ninety-three Allred Aaron Kocli 613 St. John Street Allentown, Pa. H AVEN’T you ever noticed a sus- spicious looking little person walking about the campus and nearby places, and always carrying a black box. Yes, is he a bootlegger? No, it is “Al” and his camera, or snould we say the camera and “Al” as they are inseparable. Almost any day when the weather is fine “Al” can be seen taking pictures of Muhlenberg and the sur- rounding country. We believe we can also include Cedar Crest altho we have never seen him wandering about that institution of charms. “Al” is a very quiet and unassuming chap, but nevertheless has a very decided air about him. He has a very genial and good-natured disposition and without a doubt is a friend to everyone. We have never seen him with girls as he even goes stag to coed affairs, but they tell us that he takes frequent trips to Catasauqua, and we believe that they are for more than the trolley ride(?). “Catty” is known among Muhlenberg students for its members of the fair sex, and we leave you to form your own opinion. “Al” is a hard steady worker and is bound to succeed in life. Born August 7, 1903. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Photographer 1925 CIARLA. Sandwich Club. A. P. S. Club, Lutheran. Republican. U PON my returning to Allentown in 1944 I happened to be walking along Hamilton street, when suddenly I heard someone call me by name. I turned around and saw that it was my old friend “Al” Koch. He took me to his home, a fine mansion in College Heights, and intro- duced me to his charming wife and family. In a little chat afterwards while siting in his office he told me about his experiences after leaving- Muhlenberg. He had received his M.D. from one of the leading medical schools in the country, and now had a very large practice and was loved by all his patients. (The above is questionable). Page Ninety-four Main Street Egypt, Pa. Tv Ralph DeWitt Kohler Ml sW 44 A pleasant smile, a beautiful set of white teeth, and a head of nut brown wavy hair.” No, not half-wit, just DeWitt. Jack, as he is better known, is some chap. We often wonder where he got the fancy and graceful movements which he exhibits either on the basketball or the tennis court. We are quite sure that neither Pola Negri nor Norma Talmadge have anything on him for gracefulness. A very fine chap, Jack hails from down in Egypt, a very ancient city and he visits us occasionally in his “flivver”. If that bus could talk, we wonder wheth- er the broadcasting station would not be demoralizing its hearers. We wonder. Jack is noted for the mean “line” that he throws, not so much wickedly, as full of juice. He makes good use of his large vocabulary in Oratory and we always say, when he has finished, “How do you do it?” Ralph also handles a mean racquet on the court as well as making a “racouet " when departing for the land of King Tut in his Henry. Baseball and basketball also demand a good share of his valuable time. Born April 1, 1903. Whitehall High School. Classical Course. Class Basketball (1, 2). Sandwich Club. Reformed. Republican. Teaching. I beg your pardon, sir, this accident really is unfortunate, at any rate I am glad that you have all your packages. Here is the, — well I’ll be jiggered if it isn’t Jack Kohler. Jack — now Doctor Kohler — was teaching German and History at Central High School, Philadelphia. He had a cozy little home at Bryn Mawr, where he and his dear little one had settled down when they had returned from their trip around the world eight years previous. His nut brown hair was still wavy and, if you will excuse my thought, his bearing was slightly dignified. He was now a distinguished person of the world and is the author of several books and a member of the “elite” of Philadelphia. Page Ninety-five Bert Franklin Krause 1407 Chew Street Allentown, Pa. T HIS is one of the variety known as “day student” that wonderful crew whom we all like. But this young gent is different from the ordinary type in that he comes around to visit us once in a week. As a Freshman Krause liked to show how brave he was by -wearing other than a regulation hat and we surmise he was rewarded for it. Everyday he arrives via the shoe leather route and that is about as much as we know about him. However there are reports from his friends which state that he is quite clever with his feet. We are not sure whether he does a jig or an old-fashioned clog dance. But being an Adentonian it must be the Dutch glide that is his favorite. Krause is one of the boys who keeps foo ing the faculty by passing his sub- jects — just about. Bat studies are sec- ondary with him since he has become the active ( ? ) president of our class. Born September 19, 1901. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Class President (3). A. P. S. Club. Sandwich Club. Assistant Ad- vertising Manager 1925 CIARLA. Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. N OW what does Father Time have in store for our beloved brother? We have learned that he is a happy but unfortunate husband, having many troubles, all little ones. He is a coal dealer and this is teaching him how to shovel. His ability to walk has come in good stead for the midnight parade with the little ones. He has learned how to cook and is helping the Mrs. with a lot of work. He is known all over the state as the most hen-pecked man since Washington. Page Ninety-six Gratz, Pa. Born April 3, 1903. Wiconisco High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Class Basketball. Assistant Editor 1923 Calendar. Koal Krackers Klub. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. L OOKING over the column in the WEEKLY of March, 1944, of the “Who’s Who Among’ the Alumni,” we read as follows: E. A. Lebo, born in Gratz. Graduated from Muhlenberg in 1925 and three years later from Mt. Airy. Spent the following year in Greece, study- ing the modern Greek language, after which he returned to accept a call to Christ Lutheran Church, of Gratz, as Pastor. Al- though comparatively young, Mr. Lebo has been very busy and active in the Minis- terium of Pennsylvania and as Mayor of the big home town. Is it any wonder that to- day we look upon him as a very illustrious character ? U " C LBOW” is our only representative j from the Capital County but, J — 1 unfortunately for Gratz, the cradle town of this youth, Uncle Sam forgot to put it on the map. We have found him to be a brilliant and enthu- siastic student, particularly fond of languages. He has distinguished himself as a Greek student and can answer in an instant whether the accent falls on the penult or the ante-penult. This is an attainment, in the big sense of the word, for many of us know that it is no easy accomplishment. General has participated in many class athletic games particularly basket- ball, but we find one fault with him in that sport and that is that he has a certain lovingness for the ball and would rather have it himself than his team- mates. Remember the Golden Rule. With him it may also be said that the way to his heart is through his stomach and not a few of his Gentle admirers have made an early discovery of this fact. In company he is usually reserved, but news reaches us that “When he gets you alone, you’d be surprised. “Therefore, ladies, BEWARE. Page Ninety-seven Luther Lee Lengel Shoemakersville, Pa. A LTHOUGH this handsome young man hails from Shoemakersville he is by no means a cobbler. Luke came to us as a very bashful boy but the attraction of the German language and literature, the fascinations of the new Platonic Philosophy, and the charms of the Allentown ladies have so influenced and changed him that he has become a regular shiek. Recently Don Cupid seems to have entered upon the scene of Luke’s melo-dramatic career, for since that time when his heart w as a target for one of those well aimed ar- rows, his smile has broadened and he has become the most optimistic fellow that you can find on a Monday morning. Strange, but we have such things, don’t you know. Luke has overcome mountains of difficulties. In spite of being out of school for over two months in his first year, his ambition and pluck have enabled him to conquer his “wees” and “wubleyous.” His favorite diversion is logic and he has mastered the syllogism so well that if he should predict rain for the morrow an argument to the con- trary would be futile. Born March 8, 1902. Allentown Preparatory Schoo’. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Track. A. P. S. Club. Berks County Club. Lutheran. Democrat. P ICTURE to yourself the man who is to deliver the baccalaureate sermon to the graduating class of your home high school. He is none other than Luther L. Lengel, Muhlenberg alumnus, class of 1925. Following his name you see an A. M. and probably a D.D. All the congregations that he has spoken to have sat spellbound in the pews because of his inspiring words. Don’t miss that sermon in your high school for you will regret it many years after- ward as Rev. Lengel has made for himself a nation-wide reputation, as he fondly boasted he would during his days as a student at Muhlenberg. Page Ninety-eight Raijmond C. Maglin 118th Street Richmond Hill, N. Y. Dorn December 15, 1903. Richmond Hill High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Foot- ball. Class Basketball (1, 2). Empire State Club. Kistler Club. Catholic. Dentistry. L IKE his progenitor and father, we see Ma glin twenty years after his under- graduate days at Muhlenberg the silent, potent factor in the preservation of civic peace. It is an age of clean politics, when public officers hold their positions thru abil- ity, and Ray is head of the NOO Yawk police force, the largest body of its kind in the world. He is now the arduous and bitter oppon- ent of vice and corruption, and as marshal of Manhattan’s blue-coated hordes he is fervent in pursuing the arch-criminal to his lair. It will be remembered some years back when the bobbed-haired girl bandit created a furore in police circles that a Capt. Maglin finally solved that mystery by wooing the greatest and most notorious girl bandit of that day with the result that she confided in him her criminal rumina- tions. Today Ray’s achievements are unparallel- ed in the history of criminal justice. And, recalling the pranks of his college days, who would have thought it? E RIN’S errin’ son, as some pseudo philosopher might have called him, does his stuff only occasionally in that stronghold of the terpsichore, Mealey’s. In bolder language, therefore, he doesn’t mingle with youthful purvey- ors of this dance-crazed age except on infrequent occasions. Ray is the pink-cheeked cherub you see on a warm summer’s evening purposefully synchronizing with a flapper’s whims and whimsicalities. Al- tho few of his affairs de amour have been broadcasted as common dirt, still one can perceive in his eyes the cheering light of reminiscence, as of a steadying feminine hand reaching out across a space of time or distance, urging him on to greater things. Perhaps the greatest vice of which our hero is guilty is of forensic lines. He has been accused of throwing a nasty verbiage more often and more effectively than your accomplished side-show bark- er. Then, too, his visits in the vicinity of Tenth and Tilghman streets should not pass unchronicled. Withal, however this snub-nosed youth is a genial person, torn between his aptitude for wise-cracking and a passion for fun. Page Ninety-nine Arthur Josiah Nagle 116 North Second Street Allentown, Pa. 4 4X TO, I was never married, I never had any children; consequently I have ” never had any troubles. I’ve been content to do this. Nothing to worry about except my own little self.” “Well, di ” “Yes, some woman tried to rope me in a number of years ago but I didn’t take to her line. This little hut and dog is worth a mansion full of bawling brats.” “But, w ” “No, I didn’t want to. Twelve years ago when the people went back to the simple life I came down here and started a ferry. This river used to be spanned by a bridge but the people tore it down. All I ask for their fare is a few knick- knacks and a cheery ‘good-morning’.” “What did you say your name was?” “A. Nagle.” “Well, give me a ride.” Born March 5, 1903. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Class Football (2, 3). Class Basketball. Class Treasurer (2). Assistant Advertising Manager 1925 CIARLA. Sandwich Club. A. H. S. Club. Reformed. Non-Partisan. Teaching. W E have them from the east; they come from the west; a few drop in from the south; some are landed from the north; and still others come from the sixth ward. “Puper” is one of the latter. But he is as innocent as he is pictured. He never goes out on a date, never breaks Pinehot’s favorite law, never smokes, never swears, and never ate any shrimp salad. He is a model of what one ought to be. Yes. N-a-g-l-e, put them all together and you have Nagle, which in English means “nail” to me. That is his favorite ditty and is a survival of the days when his brother nails were in college. When he isn’t in school he is down near the Lehigh bailing the river out of numerous dinkies and canoes which someone has presented to him. A few years ago he made a fortune remodelling rowboats which had been blown ashore from a ferryboat which had been wreck- ed on the canal. “Work, consarn it, Work” is the type of literature he dotes on, because he says it is expressive of his own existence. Boccacio, Judge, and College Humor are other favorite volumes of his. Now we will tell what he really is, — a hard worker, a good sport, and above all a ladies’ man. Page One Hundred 241 N. Charlotte Street • A? ' - Pottstown, Pa. Born October 29, 1901. Pottstown High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tati Omega. Class Basketball. Glee Club (2). Kistler Club. Reformed. Democrat. Business. R OBERT F. ORR has made his mark in the business world. He now per- forms responsible duties for the Oak- land Motor Car Co., and sits in his private office, on the doors of which are the words “Vice President.” ' He is indeed a very busy man and all appointments are made thru his secretary, Raymond R. Maglin, one of his classmates. He is happy though married, and has walked the floor more than once in the dead of night with Robert Jr. in his arms, send- ing up a pitiful appeal. We are not sure, but we think that Mrs. Orr, before saying “yes,” lived in a small town not many miles from Allentown. It is also thought that she was graduated from Cedar Crest College. B OB is one of Muhlenberg’s repre- sentatives in the social world, for he is known to ‘step around’ occasionally. It is a well known fact that he has made more than one social call to Cedar Crest. One should not infer from this statement, however, that he does nothing but dance, etc. He is very active in other phases of college activities. Bob manages to rank well above the average in the classroom, and at the same time, as a member of the Student Council endeavors to help gov- ern the actions of the wayward students. When one walks down the street past the A. T. O. House, and hears harmoniz- ing music, they can be sure that Orr has his “Melody Boys” under his direction and control. He craves music, and plays a nasty ‘uke’. In his Sophomore year, as a member of the Glee Club, he made many lasting impressions in the hearts of the fairer sex in the cities where the Glee Club performed. Bob is a popular boy on the campus, and always has a ready smile for every- one. Page One Hundred One FloTjd Earl Palmiter Factoryville, Pa. H ERE is a chap who hails from up in the sticks somewhere near Scranton but he isn’t a miner by any means as we have found him to be very tame although he has been with us only one year. He is one man who always has a smile and a hello for everyone, a fact which makes him pop- ular with the fellows. As to Floyd being- bashful or accusing him of being a woman-hater would be making an absurd statement. Suspicion leads us to believe that he has a very close friend “back home” and especially during vacations do we hear of him doing his stuff. Deduction: Can anyone blame him for praying for more vacations ? The owner of this physiognomy is very studious and serious minded and does not believe in cutting classes, not even Gym classes. And then, when it comes to doing Physics experiments he is right there with the goods and we all say that he is a “whizz.” Floyd comes here with the reputation of handling a mean mit behind the bat and in spring we hope to see him out on the diamond helping the Coach build up a winning team. Born December 30, 1895. Factoryville High School. Mansfield State Normal School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Kistler Club. Methodist. Republican. Teaching. a tour of some of the most I famous American colleges one day I stepped into a school where the fac- ulty was world wide known for the Physics expert they had. And who do you think it was None other than our dear friend Floyd. It had always been his ambition to make his name in the teaching pro- fession and here he was explaining to some of his students the principles of Physics that he and I had spent many a weary hour upon. He now knew them and could rattle them off at his fingers ends and I was glad to see the name of Muhlen- berg spread by so worthy a man as is Floyd. Page One Hundred Two Frederick Ernest Preuss 8812 Ninetieth Street Woodhaven, Long Island B UP— bup — here comes the band! Pardon us gentlemen, we didn’t mean the whole band, but just its leader. Our hero is generally talking — yes GENERALLY! Did we hear a voice from the gallery speak of his .dexterity as a Spanish athlete? Again, please! he is a very proficient man, being in- terested in the work of the instrumental quartet which was active in the campaign for Greater Muhlenberg. Among his indoor sports, besides the above-named games, are “drinking” tobacco, especially in the shape of “White Ash”, and playing at Hass-im-Peffer — by the way, he is one of the officers of the West Berks Haas-im-Peffer Club. He has addressed the club a number of times, and can always be counted on when a signal practice is to be held. Born March 26, 1902. Erasmus Hall High School. Classical Course. Junior Associate Editor WEEKLY. Glee Club (1, 2). Orchestra (2, 3). Band (1). Leader of Band (3). Campaign Quartette. Lutheran. Independent. Ministry. A S we enter the rectory of the fashion- able metropolitan church of Saint James, we are met by one who has a benign countenance and also considerable girth — the remarkable thing about him is his smile — which is distributed evenly be- tween the two ears with which his head is adorned. He is smoking the accustomed pipe, which by this time has become a part of him, and is working on an address which he says he is about to deliver before the Society for the Care and Cure of Deaf- Mutes. (No, the society is not deaf, only the objects of its solicitation.) He is a bachelor, and has as his mascot a nice, little, playful, (but nevertheless helpless), vof forvipy WE WISH HIM WELL! Page One Hundred Three George Harlan Riggs 56 Holmes Street Belleville, N. J. T OOT-toot — here’s Riggs with his saxophone. They chased him out of Rhoads Hall because of his playing during the ungodly hours and now he is in danger of getting thrown out of his present lodgings because of it — the sax. When he isn’t in the company of his sax he is gamboling on the green with a lot of other lambs. He holds a mean hand. George is one of 1925’s versatile men, playing baseball, basketball, football, and running a few races for diversion. When he came to us with the famous Belleville crew we knew something would happen and it did. He is a quiet chap but like all the other he-men he enjoys stepping out with the girlies. Up to this time there are no reports that he has gone further than usual. In class he is the famous physicist — that is, he likes it. Last year he passed his Chemistry and celebrated by playing a game of checkers. Born November 11, 1902. Belleville High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Scrub Foot- ball. Track. Class Basketball. Methodist. Republican. Chemist. 44X TOW get that note.” It was George 1 at his famous conservatory teach- ■ " ' ing a stupid young thing how to play. After he had left college he learned to play several instruments and now was making a living teaching others. He show- ed me his famous one hole sweet potato with which he had won the booby prize at the last meeting of the Box Nailers Union. After that we went over and George intro- duced me to his partner and all the little Riggs. Page One Hundred Four 35 it XL M ; i; .,r 1 ' i m Edward. George Roepe 79 Pine Street Brooklyn, N. Y. Born November 16, 1903. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Independent. Ministry. S EATED at a desk in the office of The Seaman’s Mission in one of our great cities, we see our classmate. His hair is not quite as thick as it used to be but his eyes have the same twinkle in them. He has grown quite a bit stouter and is the father of a large family. He tells us t hat his experience both as a missionary and a superintendent of the mission has given him a peculiar insight into the life of the sailor. He is planning a series of lectures upon this work which he expects later to have published in book form. Who ever thought that ‘Ed’ would be an author? OPE” is a decidedly mysterious rC chap. One never knows exactly what he is going to do next. Next to Flower he is the most accurate paper wad thrower that dines in the Commons. ‘Ed’ enjoys a game of cards about as well as anyone, but we find that he is also interested in making excursions downtown in his spare time. H ; s room- mate, Unverzagt, and he have a specially built double bed. One section is placed above the other which makes the room resemble a Pullman car. As yet they have not secured a patent for their invention. Although we cannot say that our friend is exactly a beau brummel, we believe that if given a chance he could play the part well. Ed loves to play the cornet, and was such an ardent blower in the band that he developed tonsilitis. As a student ‘Rope’ could be a shining star if he wished, but his genius is directed to other amusements. Playing jokes on his friends takes up a great bit of his time. By the way, if you enjoy music at three o’clock in the morn- ing, just drop into his room and you can hear him singing while he plays his banjo-mandolin. These broadcast con- certs are so energetic and punctual that the alarm clocks are no longer a necessity in West Berks. Page One Hundred Five 627 Main Street Allen H Freeland, Pa. arvecj Roth Born November 30, 1904. Freeland High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Class Football. Pan- Hellenic Council. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. W ALKING down the street of a quaint little mining town called Jeddo last week we came before a small build- ing- which apparently was a church and learned that the minister, Rev. A. H. Roth, was going to preach a special sermon on “The College Man and His Influence on Modern Life.” We entered the church and listened to a “talk”, which neither praised nor denounced the college man, but “lasted 40 minutes.” Was it torture? No, not a bit of it. “Al” used to tell us that his sermons would always be 20 minutes and how we were fooled. He had grown quite corpulent and the surprise of the occasion was when he introduced us to his wife and three boys. Yes, he had fallen, and his fall was great. O Looka! Looka! Everybody this way! Don’t miss this show if it takes the last nickel out of your pocket. You’ll never get another chance to see “Smoky Al”, the California fat boy, do the famous “Smoke Swallowing stunt”. He is the only human in captivity alive who does it to perfection. Come in and see him take a large inhale of the renowned Edgworth tobacco and keep it in his lungs for a full ten min- utes and then exhale it. Whenever you see “Al” just ask him about it and he will give you all particulars. The truth is that “Al” seems to have but two constant companions, his pipe and his books. If you can’t find him at the one you will be sure to find him at the other. He has an utter distaste for women. He says he can’t be bothered with them. It is a great wonder how he knows so much about women and still very seldom is in their company, where does he get the dope? It seems that his greatest delight is to be with a bunch, and raising anything from fruit cake to fish balls, which he never seems to tire. His favorite dish is an ice-cream cone and tastycake, in fact it is very tasty. The truth is that “Al” is a very stud- ious man knowing everything at his fingers ends and elsewhere and the only fallacy he has is logic. What can be the reason ? Page One Hundred Six Walter Edwin Rutt 304 Pennsylvania Avenue Bangor, Pa. Born June 19, 1903. Bangor High School. Classical Course. Class Football (3). Junior Asso- ciate Editor WEEKLY. Associate Editor of 1925 CIARLA. Lutheran. Independent. AT HEW! wasn’t that some lecture Falstaff gave us this morning in ’ " English. I just couldn’t get a thing out of it. Why you’d think the old boy was giving a talk on Philosophy in- stead of English Literature.” I overheard this conversation a few days ago while crossing the campus of Punktown Univers- ity, where I happened to be visiting. The conversation itself did not attract my at- tention very much, but that name — I couldn’t imagine to what type of man it might be applied. My inquisitiveness over- came me. I walked over to the fellows, and interrupting, asked of whom they were speaking. The name they gave in answer seemed to be familiar but I couldn’t con- nect it up immediately. Then I asked them to describe the man. “Bright, red hair,” was the first phrase they uttered. Then I remembered. Who could fit that descrip- tion more accurately than my old friend Rutt. UT T EY! dim your lights. Oh, pardon I I me, my mistake. I was fooled A by that mop of red hair, as many of you no doubt were the first time you saw it. “Red” for he’s the one whose head it decorates, if decoration you might call it, comes from up Bangor way. As a Freshman “Red” lived in the dormitories but either “good eats” or feminine at- tractions or fear of the Sophs, induced him to move to a nearby dwelling house. “Red” will not deny the “good eats” part but he emphatically insists that he is a confirmed woman hater. This does not mean that he hates women as such but merely that his mind is so taken up with “the pursuit of knowledge” that he has no time for any appendages. We should like to believe this but we have often observed him leaving the Crown Confectionery Shop with boxes upon boxes, all of them of a peruasive nature. Walter gets especially hilarious when he is on the winning side in playing Haas-im-Pfeffer, but when he is losing, — CENSORED. “Red” is quite a literary man. When it comes to using big words “he’s got ’em all stopped.” Aside from this we must admit he is a hard worker. Page One Hundred Seven £7 ‘Mt;: :■ dj: J?£j ;• ' •■ ■. AT « ® Kermit Henrij Sclimelil 123 W. Washington Street Fleetwood, Pa. A MONG other things that blew into Muhlenberg in the fall of 1921 was “Tim” the bash ful. There might be a reason for this seeming bashfulness; you know how a fellow gets when he says that there is only one. We understand that this one attends K. S. N. S., famous as a place of incarceration and equally noted as a match factory. (Page Nuebling and Steigerwalt). Tim has this advantage that he does not have to sneak her out via the fire-escape route but can sit at home with her, listening in on the radio. The radio had its effect on this individual, not exactly the radio, but the artists whom he heard. Now we find him trying to emulate these vocal- ists by cohorting hither and thither with the Glee Club. All in all, “Tim” is a fine fellow, although very quiet, not bothering him- self very much about school activities. We admit that he has a rather hard life, but we can’t swear to that. Born December 28, 1903. Fleetwood High School. Philosophical Course. Glee Club (3). Berks County Club. Evangelical. Democrat. Teaching. T HEY buried him yesterday. The poor man suffered intensely for a long time with a bad case of mirques, finally yielding to this dreadful disease. Years ago he went to a banquet celebrating the tenth anniversary of the graduation of the Class of 1925 and it was here that he contracted his fatal illness. For a few years he had been teaching landscape gardening at the Fleetwood Institute for Indigent Trackwalkers. Lately he had been dividing his attention between paint- ing Easter eggs and masticating the muslin at the railroad station. The latter occupa- tion was too strenuous and they brought him home last Saturday in a delirious state. He is survived by his wife, Fritzie, his faithful dog, and Mitzie, the cat. IT IS TIM. Page One Hundred Eight Stanley Svjlvester Scliweimler 158 W. Windsor Street Born October 15, 1897. Reading High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Varsity Football. Class Vice-President (2). Glee Club (1, 2, 3). Berks County Club. Lutheran. Republican. Teaching. T HE year 1944 will hold many things in store for “Sweeny” for looking thru the dim haze we see that after constant plugging ' , he has reached the top rung of the ladder to success. His dream has come true and his long cherished hopes, which began to bud while visiting a certain rural district near Muhlenberg, have blossomed forth. He is now sole owner of the world’s largest abbatoir, where that very palatable and country-wide advertised “Sweeny’s Swinish Sausage” is manufactured Newspapers throughout the country to- gether with posters along all the highways fairly shout the excellence of this tasty production of a former humble Muhlenberg man. His avocation while at college has turned out to be a blessing to mankind. Reading, Pa. T HIS immaculate Beau Brummel, one of Muhlenberg’s most versatile men, who has ladies’ hearts dangling from his waist-belt by the score, is none other than “Sweeney” himself and he hails from the town of many pretzels. That his popularity extends beyond the campus is well known, for every other phone call is for Sweeney. This may be due to the fact that he has thoroughly mastered the art of wrestling which is in vogue at Mealey’s. How he carries on his many affairs with the opposite sex is difficult to under- stand, because Sylvester can always(?) be found somewhere on the campus producing soothing melodies, — yes, he toots a mean horn. As a student, — well, Sweeney knows more about that th an anyone else; however it is known that he attends classes once in a while, mostly in the afternoon, for he has a strong re- pugnance ( ? ) for the feathers. He is a great believer in spirits, and also has a warm spot in his heart for Stoics. The genuine affability of this accom- plished young man is his outstanding- characteristic, and taken all in all Muh- lenberg may well be proud of him. Page One Hundred Nine William R. Seaman West Leesport, Pa. Born August 17, 1900. Keystone State Normal School. Philosophical Course. Berks County Club. K. S. N. S. Club. Lutheran. Independent. Ministry. Philadelphia, Pa. January 29, 1944 My Dear Friend, In reply to your letter permit me to state that Rev. Seaman has been the able pastor of one of the largest Lutheran churches in the city for the past 12 years. He is the father of 5 robust children. The oldest boy goes to high school. To see him is to see a “chip of the old block,” just as bashful as his dad during his high school (not college) days. The youngest child is about one year old and as pretty as a doll (they say it takes after its mother). The mother of these children chances to be none other than the recipient of those many letters which he wrote to a girl at Ursinus College while he was at Muhlenberg. Sincerely, “NT 0 ” we inform the casual visitor “that pious individual is not a A ' theologian but a humorous gentleman, surnamed Seaman, whose father, a rustic countryman, was not a sailor man”. “Laugh and grow fat” seems to be his motto because he laughs at Cupid and is trying to get “Stoudt”. Seaman is more than a C man as one might surmise but his scholastic records prove that he is truly an A man. He is always prepared when he comes to class and yet spends a great deal of his time not far from the dorms entertaining his newly made acquaintances by his wit and humor. William has two main aims in life, to become the father of a happy family and last but not least (?) a minister. We have not been able to determine to our own satisfaction which is his greatest desire but judging from his regular trips to Wernersvilie (matters not how cold) we have reason to believe that the former aim is not misplaced. He dis- plays unusual foresight, which we recognize as one of his good qualities, in this two-fold aim; if he fails in the one he is sure to succeed in the other. Mak- ing our conclusion from this diagnosis it is self evident that success will not be wanting in this man’s life. Page One Hundred Ten 237 Cumberland Street Lebanon, Pa. George Rise Seltzer Born March 15, 1902. Lebanon High School. Classical Course. Junior Associate Editor WEEKLY. Assistant Editor-in-Chief 1925 CIARLA. Lutheran. Independent. Ministry. A S I was seated on a train I looked across the aisle, who should I see but my old friend Seltzer. He had a very ecclesiastical look and I noticed that he was perusing the latest edition of the Lutheran Commentary. He recognized me immediately and invited me to his home. We went into his study upon arriving, where he told me of some of his work. His latest book on the “Ethics of Christianity” had received the highest commendations by his fellow professors at the Seminary. He had been very active in his teaching of Liturgies and was interested in seeing his students conduct services in true religious form. Besides his activities at the Semin- ary he also has a parish in the City which keeps him very busy. It seemed like old times again to see our friend, seated in an easy chair, smoking his pipe and conversing with us as he did in the old College Days. The Duke is the same yesterday, today and forever. Loved by his people and by his friends, he is a faithful servant of his Master and a staunch and honest Pastor. ROMO.” Bromo is the effervesc- [j ence of an ecclesiastical potentate of the 14th century. He is deep- ly religious and can be found reading the Church Fathers or Testamentum Latine at almost any time. He delves deeply into things astronomical and makes nightly observations of the moon and its prox- imity to Venus. Although our friend George is a good student it is also true that he is more fond of sleep than his friend Ac-hey. In fact, the residents of West Berks give odds two to one that Seltzer will out-sleep Achey. “The Duke.” The Duke might have been an ardent Y. M. C. A. worker but his musical inclinations made him a trainer of boy choirs. He is known to have repeated Gloria Patri in his sleep due to much practising of this selection with the boys. George loves to be called reactionary although it takes a long time for him to react to anything. He has a record among his fellow students for remaining seated in the same position for the longest period, either of hours or days. It is hard to judge whether he or his room-mate smokes the most. Seltzer hails from Lebanon which is noted for its beer and pretzels and is not far from the metropolis of Lancaster. Page One Hundred Eleven «$ r ' 5‘f: 1 , Morris Lutlier Shafer 1655 Washington Avenue Northampton, Pa. Born August 8, 1903. Northampton High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Class Football. Junior Representative to I. O. U. Student Coun- cil (3). Honor Group (2). Associate Editor 1925 CIARLA. Sandwich Club. N. H. S. Club. Lutheran. Non-Partisan. M OSS — the man who introduced Spark Plus’s malady. He himself is afflicted; he was in that condi- tion when he came here but he is gradu- ally becoming acclimated. He is one of the boys who missed the famous doings in the Fall of 1921 when the Knights of the Coo-Coo made the nights hectic. Old Demosthenes is a back number compared with Moss when he starts off on an oration. His hands fly, gesticulat- ing they call it, his head wabbles and he gets so wound up in the delivery that J. D. M. has to use the Alexandrian method to cut him loose. Sometimes Moss himself loosens up, to the extent of the price of a movie — oh yes, they have movies in Concrete Township, vaudeville too, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday when it isn’t rain ' ng. We can’t always judge a man by fhe town he comes from, especially so in the case of Mawriss. He is jovial; there is never a frown on h’s face ond his keen sense of humor gets him through many difficult situations. Ambi tion? Lots of it, more than old Antony ever orated about. Newspaper reporter, salesman, delegate to Bucknell just for the ride, and chief supporter of the Northampton Air Line. He has the ambition, the brains, the third quality, and since we believe in the inevitable, we look for Mawriss to be somewhere near the top. H IT the deck thar, sailors. Out with ya, ya scurvy crew. We’ve run afoul a bar. A pox on the throat of that beacon keeper. Why in tarnation didn’t he have his beam set? Ahoy thar, keeper. And the keeper opened the window. By the horn spoon what’s the cook fed us, boys. Ah, I knew thar wus bees in that likker. Come here sailor; look thar and tell me what you see. My eyes are wrong, tell me my eyes are wrong. I see Mawriss, Mawriss light-house tender on the Lehigh Canal. Tell me I’m wrong, sailor. Years ago he was a shining light in a, place they called college but I never thought he would shine his light here. I’ll crack the cook’s crown for feedin’ me that lemon- ade. Tell me, man, is it Mawriss? By the little hop-toad of concrete, you’re right skipper. Page One Hundred Twelve 1739 Main Street Paul Thomas Shoemaker Northampton, Pa I»orn January 3, 1904. Northampton High School. Scientific Course. N. H. S. Club. Sandwich Club. Reformed. Republican. Chemist. J UNE 1, 1944 (By CIARLA staff corres- pondent) Paul Shoemaker, Ph.D., D.S., owner of the Shoemaker Paper Lighting Co., and one of the country’s most distin- guished scientists, passed away this morn- ing following a severe attack of the hebbe- jebbies, at the age of 40 years, 4 months and 27 days. Following his graduation from Muhlen- berg College 19 years ago, Dr. Shoemaker took over his father’s interest in the Kline and Shoemaker Paper Co., and shortly afterward perfected a violet ray treated wall paper which will illuminate the inter- ior of a house for a period of 99-5 7 years. As a result of this invention Dr. Shoe- maker achieved international fame. Ten years ago this famous inventor mar- ried Helen (censored), thus culminating a high school romance. This happy union has been blessed with six children, all of whom give promise of following in their illustrious father’s footsteps. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. In the meantime, the mayor has requested the community to mourn until the day set for the reading of the will. L ADIES and gentlemen, we have been exceedingly fortunate in securing as the occupant of this page, a young man whose good humor, ready smile, and automotive activities have placed him high in the ranks of the M. D. F. (Most Desirable Friends). In addition to these qualities this same individual is guaranteed to be an all-around good sport and a constant attendant of all school activities, athletic contests, etc. In passing it might be well to men- tion the fact that he is a daily commuter to his home in Northampton. Having learned the mystical significance of num- bers he has divided the day into three parts, spending the first portion of the twenty-four hours in attending classes, giving the second portion over to the furtherance of his dad’s business, and spending the last third at home resting his wearied brains after its labors. Altho most of his time while on the campus is spent in the class room, he also manages to attend class meetings and on one occasion was candidate for monitor. In addition to this he main- tains office hours with the other members of the sandwich club in the locker room from 12 to 1 o’clock. Therefore, it gives me great pleasure to introduce Mr. Paul Shoemaker, of the class of ’25. Page One Hundred Thirteen Lancaster, Pa. George McCreary Sieger 546 W. Walnut Street Born September 27, 1902. Lancaster High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Art Editor 1925 CIARLA. WEEKLY Reporter. Chapel Choir (2). Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. UTTELLO, old man,” said a tall sun- s ' ™! browned man, as I opened the door one morning in answer to the in- sistent ringing of the bell. “I’m just back from the foreign field and I’ve got to find some means to build a new hospital out there for the Lepers. I’ve been wondering if you could let me present the cause to your parishioners.” “Well, if it isn’t our old friend George!” His medical work in the mission field has made his name famous among physicians and is all enthusiasm for this new hospital of his. It is to be the very latest thing in perfection, he claims, and will consist not only of a main hospital but will have various branches in the thickly populated sections of the country in which he serves. It was with difficulty that I got him to talk of anything else, but listen, he has the two finest young sons and the sweetest little wife who was the head nurse in one of the hospitals before they were married. 44OH0RTY,” that’s what we call him even if he does look down upon us from the lofty heights of six feet four inches. “Shorty” has had many ex- periences ranging from that of postal clerk to a member of the surveying crew which lays out our automobile highways. He is an ardent hiker and loves to be out-of-doors. George says that he had the greatest time of his life at Muhlenberg when he was rooming with Seltzer. We recall the time when Seltzer kept him awake by singing the Gloria Patri until Sieger in anguish responded, “Praise be, Hallelu- jah.” It is rumored that George lost more religion during that time than at any other period in his history. Shorty is a very amiable fellow and he is always glad to tell jokes, but the trouble is that one must compare them to those of an Englishman. We always wonder where the humor lies. You would too. Page One Hundred Fourteen Carl Schultz Sipple Allentown, Pa. 41 North Eighth Street Horn March 11, 1904. Mercersburg Academy. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Orchestra. Cam- paign Quartette. Chapel Choir (2). Reformed. Teaching. U PON leaving - my Wall street office late one afternoon in May, 1944, I purchas- ed an evening - paper and on the front page noticed in big headlines that the president of Japan gave a farewell party to the U. S. ambassador who just resigned and will sail for America immediately. On account of darkness I was not able to continue reading and after dinner I began to read again. And then to my surprise I noticed that Carl Sipple had been ambassa- dor to Japan for 10 years and now he resigned with the regrets of both the American and Japanese people; to become a professor at Muhlenberg University, and that in June he would take charge of the famous Muhlenberg Travelo Club which will tour Japan and China that summer. I glanced through the paper and found news from my home town stating that upon Carl Sipple’s return he would become President of Muhlenberg University, and that he would take charge of his new task at the Commencement next month. L ADIES and Gentlemen, allow me to introduce to you a bright looking- fellow who was born 21 days before All Fools Day and 365 days before his first birthday. Carl came to Muhlenberg in our Sophomore year, so that we are unable to tell how green he was as a Freshman. He was one of those unfor- tunates who graduated from Lehigh at the end of his Freshman year and is now taking post graduate work at Muh- lenberg. It is no wonder that he finds his studies practically simple. No Wonder. However, we must say that he is not very green when it comes to music. He has the reputation of being able to play anything from a Jews Harp to a tune on a scarecrow’s ribs. A notable accom- plishment indeed. His musical ability is of such a nature that he is in great demand in numerous places, in fact, too numerous to mention. Who of us have not enjoyed hearing him speaking about the trip to Europe last summer with Dr. Barba ? Especially did he lay stress upon Paris, where he found wine, women, and song in abun- dance. We are sure that he is keeping some of the pretty secrets to himself but can you blame him? % Page One Hundred Fifteen 327 North Thirteenth Street Allentown, Pa- Born April 9, 1901. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Baseball (1). Class Football (3). Advertising Manager 1925 CIARLA. Glee Club. Assistant Manager Glee Club. Reformed. Republican. Business. T WO days ago we found ourselves usher- ed into the ornate offices of Paul Smith, president of the Smith Industrial Effi- ciency Bureau. He has discarded the trappings of his undergraduate life and now asks us briskly as we stand, hat in hand, awe-struck in his presence, what we want. “My time is valuable,” he reminds us as we pause an instant to collect our thoughts. When told that we want a retrospective summary of the past twenty years of his life, Smith stirs uneasily and emits a pro- fessional “A-hem!” “Well,” he says, after giving the subject a moment’s thought, “Tell ’em that I’m a success because I worked damn hard to get ahead.” And coming from the lips of a power in the industrial regime, these staid and oft- repeated words took on a greater signifi- cance. H E is wafted into your presence not like the rumblings of a jazz-band, heated with its own exertion, but rather like the apostle of benevolent sincerity. His is the complex quietude, and altho he has never been comforted by Elizabethian pastorals, yet he might easily find nourishment in bits of poesy. No burdensome philosophy disturbs his demeanor. He is the personification of ruthless sanity, and untrammeled by dark mysteries, he moves and has his being. Paul Smith, dubbed affectionately “Peter,” does not flaunt his ego in the face of worldly wisdom like so many undergraduates. He is a modest expos- itor of the modern terpischore, however profane, and in that and multitudinous other capacities he is the unassuming, unprepossessing individual. In the Pagan-Minister game he snatched wavering passes from a frenz- ied atmosphere for the heathen clan. “Peter” has an affinity for everything that is considered conventional in smart circles. He finds solace in this ‘vale of tears’ in pursuing an elusive damoselle known to the informed as “Mel.” To him has come the honor of leading the destinies of the Muhlenberg Glee Club next year, an organization with which he has been affiliated since matriculating here. Page One Hundred Sixteen 709 Race Street Catasauqua, Pa. Born August 28, 1902. Catasauqua High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Class Baseball. Class Basketball. Junior Representative to A. A. Assistant Circulation Manager WEEKLY. Vice- President Class (3). 1925 CIARLA Staff. 4 4 " CAT Snyder’s Pumpernickel and Grow C Fat” would not have attracted so much attention except that the ad- vertisement had in it the name Snyder. I found out later that Art had never mar- ried, never had any children, never had a mother-in-law, and for pastime was turning- out carloads of pumpernickels to supply New York. All the white people had moved out of N. Y. with the result that he found a ready market for his product. The fol- lowing week he was going to open another department, pickled herring and soda-water, which products were going to be sold ex- clusively among the high-brows of Essex Street, N. Y. U P in the sticks where this lad comes from they raise everything from Whiffenpools to college men (you notice that the word student is not used). Even though he lives in a non-conse- quential town he knows quite a bit of the outside world, especially the south, since he travels around with a farmer who is well acquainted with Virginia. Like all the boys from Catty he is loud in his praise of the girls of his home town. (Page the football men). The home talent is not satisfactory to Art with the result that he comes to Allen- town, vicinity of 17th and Chew, when he feels the spirit move. Art is a believer in spirits and in this respect he agrees with one of the instructors but there might be a difference as to what kinds of spirits. His greatest asset is his ambition; he has so much that he actual- ly asks what he can do to help the pub- lications along. He likes to study human nature. Some day he expects to upset the educational department by getting the highest grades in all his branches. Yes, that will happen when Burbank makes potatoes grow from apple pits. But just as we have fre- quently observed, the honor man is not always the brightes t man. Page One Hundred Seventeen fifty A? Silvio Victor Tursi Demarest, N. J. 1 R udolph valentino? no, guess again. Your second guess was cor- rect, it is “Turrible” Turs. “Tur- rible” is a stocky built youth with muscles of iron and in his Sophomore year the Freshman Philistines quaked in his presence and thanked their stars when he was not around. His well- formed body, his head firmly set upon his shoulders, his massive bull neck be- tween them pronounced him at once as a mighty Samson among the Juniors. “Turrible” had one grand experience since he came to Muhlenberg and that was the night a black and white animal was brought into his room. He was forced to air his room for two days while it was raining and he never got over it. Tough, wasn’t it? Turs it a first rate fellow and has a lot of good qualities, the most import- ant of which is his ability to play foot- ball and baseball and to heave the javelin. None of us will forget the time when he was so anxious to heave the spear that he even used a human leg as a mark. Since that time he has ceased throwing the spear and has substituted a “line.” Born March 21, 1901. Englewood High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Scrub Football (1). Class Basketball. Class Track (1). Class Baseball (1). Varsity Football (2, 3). Varsity Track (2). Varsity Baseball (2). Catholic. Republican. Coaching. R EALLY your house looks very fine since it has been papered. Who did you say did it, a man by the name of Silvio Tursi? Why wasn’t he the great football star that years ago played with the Muhlenberg “Wonder” Team? I’m sure it is the same man. Yes, “Turrible” had become a paper hanger. He had start- ed out as a paper boy selling newspapers in New York, and succeeded so well in pasting people that he decided to start pasting the walls with some other kind of paper. At this job he is especially profi- cient for during his college days he was an expert at pasting his opponents in foot- ball. Silvio had risen to great heights (on the ladder). Page One Hundred Eighteen Albert J. Utz 310 E. Northampton Street Born November 12, 1903. Wilkes-Barre High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Scrub Football (1, 2, 3). Class Secretary (2). Assistant Busi- ness Manager 1925 CIARLA. Track Manager. Pan-Hellenic Council. Lutheran. Republican. Business. I F you ever go to Wilkes-Barre and want to buy some meat, do not be abashed at the high prices. You may rest assured that Utz is behind it all. Yes, “Gawk” has become the Sausage King of the Coal Regions, and not even the hardest boiled miners fool with him. He is not running any opposition to “Sweeny” down in Allen- town, for both men are in the same “Sausage Union.” A1 pulls a mean saw and swings a wicked cleaver, so beware, don ' t fool with him, for he means business. He tells us that he got the muscle from slinging the football and a few other things while he was at Muhlenberg, some of which we cannot name. Having a lucrative business, All Hail to Utz, — Sausage King and Beef Thrower of Wilkes- Barre. Wilkes-Barre, Pa. D OESN’T this picture indicate a re- markable sense of in-no-sense? You are looking at the features of of a tall man, the giant of the class. We can’t help what nature has contrived for “Gawk,” that when Wilkes-Barre was presented with another howling nuisance she said, “Aye, this one is destined for bigger things?” and behold, “Gawk” was bigger. But with this handicap, A1 has all the marking of a nimble footed dancer. Can you imagine this boy tackling one of the pretty but small members of the opposite sex for the next dance? Their conversa- tion is always interesting; everything he says goes over her head, while he is mostly taken up with the idea of loco- motion, and the act of keeping those canal-boat feet off the demure little shoes of his partner in agony. We don’t know why, but assume that he (or she) got disgusted with his attempts at dancing and once more the Bachelors Club claims Utz as one of its strongest supporters. “But some future day, not far away,” He’s bound to fall, as we do all.” But getting down to brass tacks, this man has contributed invaluable assist- ance in his support on the Football Squad for the past three years. We predict that next fall we will find “Gawk” land- ing a berth on the Varsity. Page One Hundred Nineteen w, Plainfield Heights Wind Gap, Pa. Born April 18, 1901. Nazareth High School. Classical Course. Class Monitor (3). Exchange Edi- tor WEEKLY. Lutheran. Ministry. W HO knows what will become of such a combination of vice and virtue? He tells us he is going to become a minister but we are willing to predict that twenty years from now we will see SOCRATIUS AT THE BRIDGE. In other words Professor of Latin at Muhlenberg College, a worthy successor to Dean Etting- er, asking the boys to make that fine little distinction. Then too “Soc” will be success- ful in his matrimonial ventures. They say that the worthless fellow gets the best wife and that the ugliest man attains the most beautiful woman. We are not slamming “Soc”, but we are sure that he will be blessed with a beautiful wife and four little Socs, in as many sizes. W E don’t know what became of Walter Eugene Wagner, but there is a fellow here called “Soc.” We wonder if they are the same person. His hobbies are Greek and cures for baldness. His dissipation is cubebs. His wild times consist of Burly Q’s and skating trips. He tells us his ambition is to enter the ministry, but we think it is to have some woman fall for him. His mental diversion is exchanging a heavy line with the cleaning ladies? His me- chanical diversion is his gasoline iron, which never works. His pastime is, say- ing, “Somebody said this is a swell job, I think it is a smell job, but it is good for the grass, Wagner.” He works in the commons ? He says he has an enormous appetite, but Fritchman says he has a tape worm. We don’t know, let them fight it out between them. His chief characteristics are his Wagnerian talk, the kink in his back and the noise he makes in ascending a stairway. For pleasure he wields a mean paper-bag or a bucketful of water. Page One Hundred Twenty Howard Henry Winkleman 1326 Jefferson Avenue Brooklyn, N. Y. Born August 16, 1900. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Scrub Football. Assistant Editor Football Programs. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. A native of Brooklyn, N. Y., former pastor of Christ Lutheran Church, Allentown, Pa., and at present pastor of the Reformed Church, Brooklyn, N. Y., Dr. Winkleman has not only an internation- al sympathy and experience but an inter- national reputation as well. He is a clergy- man whom congregations flock to hear for the way he has of speaking out of an unconventional mind and varigated moods of one who refuses to live in a little room. In the pulpit he is a poet as on the printed page, and much of the power of his sermon from his lips is in its lyric quality and a certain apocalyptic as well as apostolic fer- vor. He has that precious and indefinab’e quality of personality, whose price exceeds that of pearls and rubies. In his poems he pours out all the treasures of his heart and the fulness of the struggle of life. A man of wide experience, Dr. Winkle- man is well qualified to present this big subject, to be given at the New York Hip- podrome, February 29th, 1944. T HE greatest fault we can find with “Wink”, is that, he sings when he takes a bath. Not all of us are so musical when the water from the show- ers strikes us. It is a pleasure to be in East Berks, especially when he has finished bathing. Almost over night “Wink” leaped from the obscurity of an automobile salesman to a place of eminence among the singers of the glee club. In the fall of 1922 he was a successful candidate for the berth of baritone soloist on the club. This year he was too busy to sing on the glee club, but we notice he has time to sing in one of the prominent churches of the vicinity. Perhaps if she sang on the glee club he would have time for rehearsals. He is never found among the noisy bunch on the campus, but any time he isn’t found in his room, nobody asks where he might be. He is very reserved about his love affairs, but we know there is some attraction which calls him down town five nights every week. It looks to us as though he has chosen his future boss. “Wink” is a very studious young man and has gathered a great deal of inform- ation, and any one who wishes to know the secrets concerning the sale of Mar- mon Cars, just call at his office at East Berks Hall. Page One Hundred Twenty-one Monro B. Winn 31 Dale Avenue Ossining, N. Y. Born March 28, 1903. Ossining High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Football. Class Baseball. Empire State Club. Presbyterian. Democrat. Teaching. W E were seated in the first row of the “Follies” on the opening night. After the customary prelude of legs and catch songs, which the audience ap- plauded vociferously, the house became quiet as a middle-aged man, attired in the habiliments of the rural swain and fortified with a ukelele, made his appearance, salut- ed the audience with a frank “Howdy Folks!” and immediately plunged into an intimate and exceedingly funny monologue of his family affairs back home in Tex- arkana or Kokomo. As his face lighted up after some brilliant shaft of homespun wit, we noted a resem- blance to Monro Winn of college days. And sure enough, when critics next morn- ing hailed him as the greatest comedian in America, reviews of the show included an account of his steady rise from the obliv- ion of the college funsters to the white lights of a phosphorescent Broadway. G AZE fondly hereon for in this face you see the farcicial expression of Fate. Monro, alias “Pap,” is the embodiment of kindly, vaguely sarcastic humor, the evidence of which is an al- most constant enjoyment to his under- graduate accomplices. “Pap” has been the motivating influ- ence of more college crimes, formerly yclept “pranks,” than Peck’s Bad Boy. That his susceptibility to innocent crimes is a result of the influence of his home- town atmosphere, that of Ossining, New York — is perhaps a far-fetched syllogism, but the blame must be borne by some thing or other. It has been said of him that he mounts the barriers of love like a seasoned Spark Plug from the stables of Aphrodite. His conquest of the bacillus cupidus finds scarcely a parallel in the romantic his- tory of all times, although why a girl’s mother should alienate him from her domicile is more than the boys have been able to figure out. Winn finds a solace from the cares that are in rushing madly into love and then promptly forgetting the girl of the moment for other feminine charms. This is the life of the arch-funster, and pos- terity will doubtless muse whimsically over his Ring Lardner jargon. Page One Hundred Twenty-two Archie Jacob Witt 7904 Witt Street Detroit, Mich. Born August 23, 1C01. Datroit Western High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Varsity Foot ball. Captain-elect Varsity Football. Varsity Baseball. Class President (2). Lutheran. Republican. Coaching. A S I was walking down the main drag in Catasauqua one afternoon in the Fall of 1944, I happened to pass a large garage from which hung a sign bearing the name of Archie J. Witt, dealer in Ford cars. I immediately recognized the name as that of an old class mate of mine and I at once inquired for him. The only change that I could see in him was that he had a mustache. He took me home with him for dinner where I met his wife and family. We talked over old times and what we each did during the last twenty years. He told me that he became tired of playing- big league baseball and decided to enter either the clothing or the garage business, and chose the latter. He also told me that he was going to be a candidate for the office of mayor at the coming election. I asked him why he ever picked the City of Catasauqua to settle down in and he replied that he had watched the place grow from a small town to a city and had always liked it. A RCHIE, the Detroit Kid, is one of the most popular boys on the campus, not only on account of athletic ability but his likeable person- ality as well. Arch has played the outer garden in base ball for the last two years and has been chosen captain of the team for this season. He also took his turn on the mound and curved the apple to perfection. Jake as he is some- times called played halfback on the foot- ball team for the last three seasons and was one of the most consistent ground gainers on the team. He was chosen to captain the team for the 1924 season and if he keeps in good condition this sum- mer by working out in Tom Burke’s gymnasium he will surely have a suc- cessful season. He has won his letter in both sports each year. Outside of athletics Arch’s greatest ambition is to travel and he takes trips to Catty now and then to satisfy this ambition. Why he picks this town is not known but he says that there are some very nice people living there. Whenever you see Arch on the campus you will always see a corn cob pipe also and if you would like to hear a good baseball story just say the word and he will tell you one. Page One Hundred Twenty-three — m- .. Elmer E. Zieber 816 North Sixth Street Reading, Pa. Born December 9, 1899. Reading High School. Classical Course. Glee Club. Student Director of Glee Club (2, 3). Soloist of Glee Club. Chapel Choir (2). Director of Chapel Choir 1 2). Assist- ant Song Leader (3). Berks County Club. Assistant Art Editor 1925 CIARLA. Lutheran. Ministry. 44 ' T‘HINK your tones higher. Sing out | and open your mouth. There, that’s A better.” I thought I recognized this voice and those commanding tones. I went up to the room from where they came and saw to my suprise that I was right. Here was a young missionary who was training a choir of Japanese. I went up to him and he certainly was glad to see me. He told me about how he had come to Japan and started to work with the natives. He had had a piano sent to his mission and had taught several of the Natives to play. After this he had organized a choir and started to teach them the good old Lutheran hymns which were so dear to him when he was in America. He had been very suc- cessful and thru his untiring efforts had established a flourishing mission with the finest kind of music. N O, you’re mistaken, that is Elmer singing and not Reinald Warren- rath. What! haven’t you heard that Elmer is the famous impresario and musical director of Muhlenberg College ? Elmer is one of Reading’s finest — now don’t be mistaken, not a cop, but one of Reading’s finest at Muhlenberg. “Fat is one of those jolly good fellows who is always ready to lend a helping- hand. He is a hard conscientious worker and whatever he starts is always sure of being done well. Now don’t think that he is a grind. He is far from that although he does spend a good deal of time at his work. Whenever he has spare time he entertains the boys and how well we remember this entertain- ment. When it comes to an entertainer he is quite versatile and many times has given us wonderful interpretations of classical themes. We don’t like to tell any secrets, but Ruth St. Denis is a piker compared to our slim Pavlowa. Although Zieber hasn’t engaged in many campus activities as such, yet those in which he has, have been a decided success, and Muhlenberg can never for- get the service he has done in his efforts to make a “Greater Muhlenberg” a suc- cess. Page One Hundred Twenty-four 918 Walnut Street Rickard Peter Betz Allentown, Pa. Born April 9, 1893. Drexel Institute. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Class President (2). Pan-Hellenic Council (2). President Pan-Hellen- ic Council (3). Vice-President Student Body. Honor Group (1,2). Sandwich Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Chemist. S OMEBODY told me that Dick quit his job as chemist for the government and was now leading- a retired life as director and acrobat for a baby farm. He had developed so wonderfully in the art of amusing babies that Mrs. Betz started a nursery so that Dick’s talent would not be wasted. When I saw him I hesitated to go near for fear that he was a little off. But my friend tells me he gets that way from doing tricks for the kids. His one ear was missing, several teeth were out, and his legs interfered with one another but I didn’t ask how he got in that con- dition. T HANKS to the kind-heartedness of the CIARLA Staff we have a whole page to tell you about this gent whose physiognomy graces this page. Dick is the Popper of the class and the only one of our members who has gone in for matrimony. You can’t tell what these shell-shocked veterans will do. Before Dick settled down reports were circulated that he and Fats Nagle were going to buy “The Bucket of Blood” for he was seen there frequently. But now he is interested in collecting for Muhlen- berg, especially from negronesses. When the rest of the boys were chas- ing around looking for their partners for a date or dance Pop would always laugh at them because he always had one of his own. It is reported that he has two little Betzes in as many kinds. The irony of fate was best illustrated when Dick was chosen as delegate to Pinc-hot’s Law Enforcement Conference. Now he is an ardent prohibitionist; we infer that from his lecture in chapel. He has made himself felt in other activities as a glance at the statistics will show. Page One Hundred Twenty-five Llewellrjn Alvin Delp Tamaqua, Pa. Born January 31, 1898. Keystone State Normal School. Scientific Course. Baseball. Lutheran. Democrat. Teaching. I can see a man of slender and tall stature. I can see him as a teacher of great re- nown in his home town, Tamaqua. A man who will be married with all the wor- ries and difficulties of life to meet and overcome. However, after a lapse of a few years, I can imagine this same man, with gray hairs and a worn disposition, who has de- feated all obstacles, and is enjoying life. A man whom it is always a pleasure to meet. And I can see the possibilities of two, on some Muhlenberg Day, conversing and recallin g bits of history which occured at college, and thinking of the writer’s prophecy as it appeared in the 1925 CIARLA. N OT very much can be said about Delp, because he comes and goes and seldom spends any leisure hours on the campus. There are how- ever, some characteristics of his, which are interesting and amusing. He cer- tainly can not be called a male fizgig. Quite frequently he receives letters from a girl in his home town which he re- fuses to answer. When she brings him to task, he offers the excuse, that he did not receive any letters. Of late she ad- dresses all letters to the college, so that he is certain of getting them. Just look at his picture, which truly shows no polemic spirit, even tho he was an officer in the World’s War, but which evidences genuine handsomeness. We surely envy Florence and Amelia! Delp possesses the virtue of faithful- ness. if faithfulness were the criterion of success, there is no doubt, but that success would be his. He attends classes with his work prepared, and has attained the ability of reproducing fourteen num- bers in Psychology. In mathematics, he finds trouble in juggling the numbers as he ought. However, Delp possesses the proper spirit and we wish him suc- cess. Page One Hundred Twenty-six Ira Ralph Dietrich Klinesville, Pa. Born April 26, 1901. Keystone State Normal School. Scientific Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Business. W HILE passing- thru Klinesville in 1944, I was compelled to stop at a garage near the end of the town. When I entered the office I was surprised to find Ira Dietrich the proprietor. He was now at the head of the Dietrich Motor Co. He told me that at the beginning his strongest opponent was the Pearl Motor Co., but lately these two had combined and are now known as the Dietrich Motor Co. After telling me of his business success, we went to his home and I met his wife and family. This created the feeling that Dietrich had forgotten his motto “Beware of large families.” After I had spent a very enjoyable afternoon, I was called away on business, and left with the best wishes of my old classmate. T OM is a man who hasn’t had a quiver. He has seen no turbulent times, nor seemed to live in any period of dis- turbed days. Life with Tom has been one grand monotone, peaceful as a sum- mer morn. He is a very quiet fellow around the campus, living down town he is only present for recitations. We are very sorry that we cannot keep him with us over the week-ends. Do what he will he cannot endure life around the college longer than Friday. Since he is so prompt in leaving every Friday, it is expected hat he is a stockholder of the “Kutztown Trolley Line,” and patronizes it to increase its dividends. Perhaps somebody is waiting for him at the other end of the line. Tom has two aims in life, to become happily married, and also a business man. We wish him success in all his undertakings. Page One Hundred Twenty-seven Fred C. Knappenberger Mertztown, Pa. i4T_TEY FELLOWS, who is that big, I 1 long legged, piece of humanity coming up the driveway?” “Oh, yes that is Knappe. You will find him in the locker room ready to give you some information.” This ster n looking lad who is pictured here intends to take up the profession of teaching, as he is well versed in all the science subjects; ask him and he will tell you what you want to know, even how to make the forbidden stuff; Whoa, that’s saying too much, but well he is there all right with his lessons. Is he a quiet lad? Well, just ask Schumacher or Kahlor, they know. He is very fond of arguing in the locker room, with these two fellows, about things religious, or relating to the op- posite sex. He usually makes life in- teresting in the locker room. Well Knappe we all hope you can use your influence over your pupils as you do over us. We all hope for the best. L AST week while on a business trip, it happened our train was held up for a time, due to some unforseen accident. I asked the conductor how long it would take till it was fixed, he replied over an hour, so I decided to take a walk about the city. I saw a man walking up the street with a familiar gait. Not being sure, I stopped a street urchin and asked him if he knew who the man was, and he said it was the superintendent of the public schools, his name being Mr. Knappenberger. I hasten- ed up to the man and began to talk to him, to renew our old acquaintance, for we had not seen each other for twenty five years. In talking with him I found, that he was still interested in science, and that he was now working on a new invention, something that would revolutionize the world, some- thing I could not understand. I wished him all the success, in the undertaking, and then left him for I had to go for the train. I could have asked some more questions but the time did not permit. Page One Hundred Twenty-eight .T S ' - 4 ' Seventh Street Quakertown, Pa. Born December 24, 1901. Quarkertovvn High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Ometra. Class Base- ball (1). Class Basketball. Class Football. Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. UTTISH, lady?” P “No, not to-day.” It was that same old voice that had called the Frosh out of their bunks many cold nights. He had bought himself an o ' d plug which was a walking advertisement of Camels and an equally old cart. He in- formed me that he had been selling fish and peanuts for seventeen years. He had used his diploma to patch up a hole on the side of the wagon. For three years he had been instructor in gymnastics in “The Siberian Society for Corpulent Ma- trons” but had resigned when a 500 pound beauty took a flying swing and landed on his neck. “Any fish?” T HIS young gentleman did not start with us in the Fall of 1921 but he was here nevertheless making life miserable for the Frosh, and we were the Frosh. He soon gave up that activ- ity and associated himself with “Diz” in many wild escapades which had its grand finale in the Junior “Ausflug.” Many times Sieger did the friendly act when he put these two in their own bunks. Since that time Ralph has become a real stu- dent, at least Graul and Winn testify to this. Ralph is an optimist and to prove it he carries a cork-screw on h : s key ring. Hyme is a great athlete having taken an active part in quadrangle football, class football, basketball, and African golf. In the Pagan-Minister game he was one of the Pagans’ wing-men. We know of no special dame that he lavishes his love upon but there might be one in the old home town. He believes in keeping away from them as much as possible till he has finished his college work. He acts “The Retreat of Rip Van Winkle” the most gracefully of anyone on the campus. Page One Hundred Twenty-nine Charles Milton Phillips Centerport, Pa. Born September 22, 1890. Keystone State Normal School. Scientific Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Teaching. W HILE I was driving- down the one street of a small town I noticed a sign “Shoes Repaired in Twenty Minutes” and under it the name Philips. Inside there sat an old bent man but from his curly hair one could easily recognize that it was none other than Philips. He said that for years he had been engaged in painting telegraph poles but ever since a pole fell over on him he was earning his way by cobbling. He had turned his barn into a museum and in it were placed his truck, motorcycle, and school bag. Every time he looked at them a lump came into his throat for they brought back memories of his best days. I left as he was musing over a dilapidated volume of Shakespeare’s dramas. — (Interview of the Editor of the Kutztown “Blowpipe”). T HIS man came to us from the ex- tension school and as soon as he was able he started to demonstrate how easy it is to get through college. We don’t know what his methods are but we have it from reliable sour ces that they are not approved by the underwriters. Who can ever forget his unconcern for things in general or his abbreviated note-books? He come to school on an old motorcycle which is a hang-over from his days at camp. His hardest job is to get it started and then to stop it. He is engaged in more outside activities than any other student. He manages a garage, sells trucks, helps work a farm, sells insurance and in his spare time he goes to school. There is one incident which will always remind us of Philips, the arrest of the whole gang when they were returning from the Gettysburg game in Philips’ truck. Page One Hundred Thirty Ex ’25 CHARLES N. ALLARD Wildwood, N. J. SAMUEL R. ASH Pottstown, Pa. GEORGE A. BITTNER Mauch Chunk, Pa. ROBERT E. BITTNER Allentown, Pa. WILLIAM B. BUTZ, JR Alburtis, Pa. WILLIAM A. CAMPBELL Detroit, Mich. ROBERT L. CLINE Plainfield, N. J. ANTHONY B. DE LIO Belleville, N. J. CHARLES E. DIEFENDERFER Fullerton, Pa. DANIEL I. FARREN Lehighton, Pa. THEODORE R. FENSTERMACHER Allentown, Pa. WILLIAM F. FOX Mertztown, Pa. PAUL F. FREED Allentown, Pa. HENRY M. GEHMAN Bethlehem, Pa. WARREN A. HESS Cherry ville, Pa. IRA R. HINELINE Easton, Pa. HERBERT B. HODGIN Greenboro, N. C. PAUL R. HOLLENBACH Allentown, Pa. JOHN W. IMSCHWEILER Tremont, Pa. ALLEN S. KINDT Walnutport, Pa. LEONARD D. KIECHEL Northampton, Pa. HARRY F. KINTZING Belleville, N. J. HERMAN C. KOSTENBADER Catasauqua, Pa. HARRY KRAMER Allentown, Pa. EDWARD D. KRICK Allentown, Pa. AUGUST C. KUSS, JR Allentown, Pa. WILMER H. LONG Fullerton, Pa. SAMUEL MARKOWITZ Allentown, Pa. E. STANLEY RAHN Allentown, Pa. JOSEPH M. REYES Chinandega, Nicaragua CLAUDE E. REINHARD Cherryville, Pa. JOHN D. ROESSLER Fullerton, Pa. LAWRENCE D. SCHADT Allentown, Pa. WILLIAM H. SCHAEFFER Lindenhurst, L. I. CLYDE A. SUMM Brooklyn, N. Y. JOEL K. SKIDMORE Richmond Hill, L. I. EDWARD M. TAYLOR Belleville, N. J. TRACE W. WILSON Belleville, N. J. WALTER C. YOUNG Catasauqua, Pa. Page One Hundred Thirty-on? Page One Hundred Thirty-two Sop! Liomore History H rn HEN we returned last fall to Muhlenberg as Sophomores, we found that some of our members were among the missing. Some had changed to other schools and others had stopped to enter business. Those of us who remained took up the task of training the freshmen to become true sons of Muhlenberg. In other activities we were also prominent. We contributed seven men to the Glee Club and six to the musical clubs that participated in the campaign for Greater Muhlenberg. During the past year we published with success the football programs and the calendars. And next year we hope to make our CIARLA the best that has been published at Muhlenberg. We have now reached the half-way mark of our stay at college. Here we would do well to stop and look back at the first half of our college career. And looking back we find nothing that might be a cause for shame for our Alma Mater. And as we enter the second half of our journey, may it always be our endeavor in the future, as it has been in the past, to try to give our best to our college so that we may help to make the name of Muhlenberg stand for all that is highest and best. Although our class is small it has stood out as an active group. When we came back after a summer spent in various activities we found that a number of our class had been dropped or had gone into other lines of endeavor. But we are assured that in whatever they are at present interested they will be successes. All sports (especially parlor) have had their quota of devotees from the class of 1926. In class sports we have triumphed with distinction. Page One Hundred Thirty-five ■%£ jPk. . Sk. g.. U— !iil Similar to other classes we engaged in the annual stunt day which served to acquaint the Frosh wtih our ability as paddle swingers. Many were the escapades at night with some humble Frosh as the victim. Our political activities were limited to the election of a calendar staff which published a beautiful calendar, a football program staff which by hard work was able to make the publications a success, and the election of the 1926 CIARLA staff. Before we punctuate with the final period we wish to state that our activities have been a matter of concern for our whole class and that we shall mkae a mark in our two final years at Muhlenberg. Cage One Hundred Thirty-six Sophomore Statistics Elton L. Angstadt Born August 12, 1903. Kutztown High School. K. S. N. S. College Orchestra. Lutheran. Democrat. Undecided. Dryville, Pa. Classical Course. John Festermacher Angstadt Rotesonia, Pa. Born February 3, 1903. Kutztown High School. Philosophical Course. Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Medicine. Harold P. Ballentine 321 Main St., Parkesburg, Pa. Born June 9, 1904. Parkesburg High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Glee Club (1, 2); Press Agent. Assistant Advertising Manager of WEEKLY (2). Class Basketball (1). Presbyterian. Democrat. Business. Clifford Bartholomew 955 Tilghman St., Allentown, Pa. Born June 12, 1904. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Basketball Manager (1). Class Football. Business Manager of Class Calendar (2). Class Track. Protestant. Republican. Business. Charles T. Bauer 107 N. 11th St., Allentown, Pa. Born March 5, 1901, Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Alpha Delta Sigma (University of Pennsylvania). Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. Richard Alfred Beck 421 Windsor St., Reading, Pa. Born December 24, 1904. Reading High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Scrub Football (1, 2). Sophomore Assistant Business Manager of WEEKLY. Assistant Business Manager of 1926 CIARLA. Assistant Track Manager (2). Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Page One Hundred Thirty-seven SOPHOMORE STATISTICS Paul F. Bennyhoff East Mauch Chunk, Pa. Born May 16, 1904. East Mauch Chunk High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Socialist. Commercial Banking. John Jacob Bortz 213 N. Seventh St., Allentown, Pa. Born September 3, 1903. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Assistant Advertising Manager 1926 CIARLA. Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. Albert Stanford Boyer Lehighton, Pa. Born March 18, 1903. Myerstown High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. United Evangelical. Teaching. John Harold Boyer Lehighton, Pa. Born May 18, 1906. Williamstown High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. United Evangelical. Democrat. Teaching. Russel Leroy Clark Broomall, Del. Co., Pa. Born October 3, 1903. Central High School, Philadelphia, Pa. Philosophical course. Delta Theta. Varsity Football. “M” man (1, 2). Class President (2). “M” Club Treasurer. Protestant. Progressive. Engineering. George R. Deisher Jonestown, Pa. Born February 1, 1906. Lebanon High School. Classical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Glee Club (1, 2). Class Secretary (2). College Sextette. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Paul B. Dennis 306 Meadow Lane., Nazareth, Pa. Born March 2, 1904. Nazareth High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Football. WEEKLY Reporter. Lutheran. Republican. Business. Page One Hundred Thirtyeight SOPHOMORE STATISTICS Willard A. Dorang 505 Beech St., Pottstown, Pa. Born April 23, 1903. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Varsity Football “M” man (1, 2). Varsity Basketball (1, 2). Varsity Baseball (1). “M” Club. Evangelical. Democrat. Dentist. Leon Angstadt Drumheller 1208 Locust St., Oley, Pa. Born March 5, 1904. Oley High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Class Track. Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. Malcolm Steinbach Eichner Freemansburg, Pa. Born March 23, 1902. Bethlehem High School. Classical Course. Glee Club. College Sextette. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Osman Tynesdale Eisenhauer Walnutport, Pa. Born October 15, 1904. Lehigh Township High School. Scientific Course. Wrestling. Lutheran. Republican. Teaching. Kenneth Sperber Gapp 63 W. Church St., Bethlehem, Pa. Born July 27, 1905. Moravian Preparatory School. Classical Course. Moravian. Democrat. Ministry. William George Genszler Red Hill, Pa. Born January 7, 1905. East Greenville High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Assistant Baseball Manager (2). Business Manager 1926 CIARLA. Assistant Circulation Manager of WEEKLY. Business Manager of Football Programs (2). Class Basketball Manager (2). Band (1, 2). Muhlenberg Instrumental Quartette. Lutheran. Democrat. Business. Page One Hundred Thirty-nine SOPHOMORE STATISTICS Abraham Grossman 636 N. Second St., Allentown, Pa. Born October 24, 1903. Allentown High School. Classical Course. Hebrew. Republican. Teaching. Harold Brady Grove 202 West Grand Blvd., Detroit, Mich. Born July 24, 1902. Western High School, Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Varsity Football and Baseball. “M” Club. Elephant Club. Presbyterian. Republican. Business. John March Haws First St., Birdsboro, Pa. Born January 22, 1905. Birdsboro High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. WEEKLY Reporter. Class Track Manager (1). French Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. Paul William Heist South Langhorne, Pa. Born July 8, 1904. Pen Argyl and Langhorne High School. Classical Course. WEEKLY Reporter. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Paul Franklin Held 749 St. John St., Allentown, Pa. Born April 5, 1897. Allentown High and Allentown Preparatory Schools. Philo- sophical Course. Glee Club (1,2). Lutheran. Republican. Teaching. George W. Hendricks 1001 S. Eighth St., Allentown, Pa. Born August 24, 1904. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Glee Club (1, 2). Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. Page One Hundred Forty SOPHOMORE STATISTICS William S. Hudders 33 N. West St., Allentown, Pa. Born January 11, 1905. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Presbyterian. Republican. Law. Arnold C. Keen 517 Third St., Allentown, Pa. Born July 21, 1903. Polish Gymnasium in Lodz, Poland. Philosophical Course. French Club; Secretary. Hebrew. Democrat. Teaching. Ralph Landen Kerstetter Lykens, Pa. Born April 29, 1904. Lykens High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Norman Elwood Kieffer 22 Philadelphia Ave., Shillington, Pa. Born October 22, 190 5. Shillington High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Glee Club (1, 2). Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Paul Rausch Klotz 1716 Hanover Ave., Allentown, Pa. Born June 4, 1901. Allentown Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Football (1, 2). Class Secretary (1). Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Business. Walter Allen Knittle 432 N. Fulton St., Allentown, Pa. Born July 9, 1905. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Reformed. Independent. Law. W. Paul Koch 304 N. Fourteenth St., Allentown, Pa. Born January 19, 1905. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. College Band (1, 2). WEEKLY Reporter. Associate Editor 1926 CIARLA. College Orchestra (1, 2.). Reformed. Democrat. Surgery. Page One Hundred Forty-one A ' b Y SOPHOMORE STATISTICS Frederick Weaber Lantz 310 Summit St., Reading, Pa. Born December 28, 1904. Mechanicsburg High School. Classical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Football (1, 2). Lutheran. Republican. Undecided. Norman Theodore Leach 26 Grand Ave., Newark, N. J. Born October 12, 1902. Belleville High School. Philosophical Course. Class Baseball and Basketball. French Club. Episcopalian. Republican. Teaching. Frank Allen Leidich; Third St., Catasauqua, Pa. Born October 21, 1900. Catasauqua High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Associate Editor 1926 CIARLA. Pan-Hellenic Council. Lutheran. Democrat. Teaching. Howard Haines Lewis 212 Stanbridge St., Norristown, Pa. Born May 12, 1899. Norristown High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Varsity “M” man in Football, Basketball and Track. Swim- ming. “M” Club. Evangelical. Republican. Coaching. William Dougall McAlpine 257 Zeralda St., Philadelphia, Pa. Born June 19, 1903. Central High. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Varsity Football. Class Monitor (1). “M” Club. Reformed. Engineering. Independent. August Martin 308 Grove St., Scranton, Pa. Born November 11, 1894. Bethlehem Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Lutheran. Republican. Teaching. Franklin Edward Melick 940 Center St., Bethlehem, Pa. Born May 2, 1904. Bethlehem High School. Scientific Course. Class Football (1, 2). Class Baseball (1). United Evangelical. Prohibition. Teaching. Page One Hundred Forty-two SOPHOMORE STATISTICS William Schultz Miller New Market, Virginia Born July 4, 1905. New Market High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Scrub Football (1). Class Football (2). Class Treasurer (1). Class Monitor (2). Y. M. C. A. Treasurer (2). Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. Gerald Griffin Neely Lackawanna Ave., E. Stroudsburg, Pa. Born September 6, 1903. East Stroudsburg High School. Classical Course. Assistant Business Manager of WEEKLY. Y. M. C. A. Secretary (2). Lutheran. Prohibitionist. Ministry. Emmet Burton Reinhold 528 State St., Lickdale, Pa. Born June 5, 1905. Lebanon High School. Scientific Course. Scrub Football (1, 2). Class Monitor (2). Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. John Jacob Reutlinger 6014 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. Born January 3, 1905. West Philadelphia High. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Scrub Football (1, 2). Varsity Baseball. Class Basketball. Lutheran. Republican. Business. Clarence Walter Rhoda 537 N. Tenth St., Reading, Pa. Born November 16, 1902. Reading High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Class Football (2). Track. French Club. Editor-in-Chief 1926 CIARLA. Lutheran. Ministry. Ellis Jaquith Robinson Belleville, N. J. Born September 21, 1904. Belleville High School. Scientific Course. Class Football (2). Varsity Track. Methodist. Socialist. Medicine. Samuel Butz Schadt 103 S. Third St., Coplay, Pa. Born February 21, 1906. Northampton High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Reformed. Teaching. Page One Hundred Forty-three SOPHOMORE STATISTICS Warren Alfred Schaadt 1543 Turner St., Allentown, Pa. Born July 29, 1904. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Glee Club (2). United Evangelical. Republican. Business. Ralph Gernerd Schlechter 724 Washington St., Allentown, Pa. Born October 17, 1904. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. Daniel Jacob Schlegel 107 W. Main St., Fleetwood, Pa. Born February 5, 1905. Fleetwood High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Class Basketball. Lutheran. Democrat. Chemistry. Ray Edward Schubert 841 S. Pike Ave., Allentown, Pa. Born April 2, 1904. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. French Club. Class Vice-President (2). Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Teaching. Louis Walter Seegers Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. Born February 19, 1905. Germantown High School. Classical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Basketball (1). Class Historian. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Richard Irwin Shelling 374 Union St., Allentown, Pa. Born April 2, 1904. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Presbyterian. Republican. Teaching. Harold O. Speidel Frackville, Pa. Born September 25, 1905. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Class President (2). College Sextette. Glee Club (2). Lutheran. Republican. Teaching. Page One Hundred Forty-four SOPHOMORE STATISTICS Robert Lehr Stauffer 935 Tilghman St., Allentown, Pa. Born December 31, 1901. Allentown High School. Philosopihcal Course. Delta Theta. Reformed. Democrat. Teaching. Ernest Waldo Steckel 215 First St., Slatington, Pa. Born October 15, 1903. Slatington High School and Hobart College. Classical Course. Varsity Track “M” man. Class Basketball. Class Football. “M” Club. Baptist. Prohibitionist. Teaching. Milton Henry Steinhauer 281 Hancock St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Born February 3, 1905. Wilkes-Barre High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Scrub Football. Varsity Baseball. Lutheran. Teaching. Richard Carlton Steinmetz 1723 Hanover Ave., Allentown, Pa. Born December 1, 1904. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. WEEKLY Reporter. CIARLA Staff. Lutheran. Ministry. William Steward 125 N. Franklin St., Allentown, Pa. Born October 12, 1903. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Lutheran. Teaching. Elmer Pierre Truchses 2249 Union St., Allentown, Pa. Born October 26, 1904. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Class Football. Reformed. Republican. Undecided. Carl Henry Voigt 276 Humphrey St., New Haven, Conn. Born September 13, 1904. New Haven High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Class Football (1). Lutheran. Republican. Law. Page One Hundred Forty-five Paul R. Wescoe 1612 Chew St., Allentown, Pa. Born June 4, 1903. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Social Work. Benjamin Franklin Wissler Main St., Lincoln, Pa. Born July 11, 1905. Ephrata High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Class Basketball. French Club. Lutheran. Republican. Electrical Engineering. William Charles Franklin Ziegenfus 631 New St., Bethlehem, Pa. Born November 24, 1903. Bethlehem Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Class Basketball. United Evangelical. Prohibitionist. Teaching. Nelson Harry Ziegler 117 So. Bradford St., Allentown, Pa. Born June 12, 1903. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Editor of Football Programs. Baptist. Republican. Advertising. Page One Hundred Forty-six F resliman Histonj EPTEMBER 12, 1923, saw the entrance of one hundred and forty- two freshmen into Muhlenberg College. A large class indeed, and full of spirit as was soon learned after we had received our green ties and tags and small dark dinks and our precious guides to Muhlenberg righteousness, the freshman bible. Our first encounter with the Sophomore class occurred the night of September 19th, when the class of ’27 clearly showed their mettle after messing up the Sophs’ rooms, who were attending their banquet. The freshmen did not go down town as the Sophs had anticipated. The following Monday the Pole fight was staged, but again we held together and with grim determination pulled the huge board twice in succession, from the stubborn Sophs, to the goal line. On October 1, the Banner Scrap was held. Nothing was permitted to be thrown and both sides resorted to a sharp knuckle battle. The class of ’27 withstood the stubborn onslaughts and with this victory gained the privilege of using the entrance to the Ad building, which privilege several of the more spirited F ' rosh immediately took. On College Day the Frosh trounced the Sophs in an exciting game of Football, and then the whole class performed several stunts before a somewhat appreciative audience. When Stunt Day arrived, we were a bit frightened, for the Sophs were determined to seek revenge for being beaten three times by the freshmen. We assembled in the chapel at 2:15 p. m. amidst sounds of whacking paddles and harsh voices of commanding Sophs. After a hearty cheer “Yaa ’26” in answer to roll call, several of our prominent members, more or less, performed various humiliating stunts to the gratification Page One Hundred Forty-nine C d of the Sophs. Then we ran the gauntlet and sallied forth to the football field where we performed a few more stunts. Some friction occurred, however, and the Sophs became slightly lenient in their form of master- ship. The class of ’27 is destined to become a class that shall rank with any previous freshman class and probably better. We have contributed three men to the varsity football squad, five men to the basketball squad and four men to the baseball squad. Several of our men have made the track team. We are also represented by ten men on the Glee Club. Our class has shown good signs of development and it is hoped that as we travel upward and onward, we may be a source of honor and glory to our Alma Mater. HISTORIAN. Page One Hundred Fifty Freslimen Statistics Daniel John M. Adamcik Lee Park, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Born December 27, 1905. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Class Football. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Edward William Althiof 124 E. Twenty-Second St., Erie, Pa. Born July 6, 1907. Erie Academy High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Lutheran. Republican. Business. George Henry Anderson Union Ave., West Haven, Conn. Born February 10, 1904. Kimball Union Academy. Philosophical Course. Freshman Football. Varsity Basketball. Socialist. Wilfred William Anderson Hazel St., Rutland, Vermont Born August 29, 1904. Rutland High School. Scientific Course. Freshmen Football. Alpha Tau Omega. Lutheran. Republican. Edwin Walter Andrews R. F. D. No. 1, Shillington, Pa. Born July 14, 1906. Shillington High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Wrestling. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Charles Frederick Bachman 136 N. Fifteenth St., Allentown, Pa. Born January 17, 1905. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Glee Club. Reformed. Democrat. Law. Henry Edgar Banghart 935 Chew St., Allentown, Pa. Born August 21, 1905. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Methodist. Republican. Medicine. Charles Leonard Barndt 406 Lawn Ave., Sellersville, Pa. Born September 23, 1906. Sellersville High School. Classical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Glee Club; Mandolin Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Undecided. Page One Hundred Fifty-one FRESHMAN STATISTICS Harold Shimer Barnes R. F. D. No. 5, Allentown, Pa. Born December 19, 1908. Allentown Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Presbyterian. Democrat. Jacob Carl Behler 2 West Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, Pa. Born September 20, 1905. Nesquehoning High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. Harold Thomas Benner 304 Walnut St., Catasauqua, Pa. Born May 10, 1904. Catasauqua High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Paul M. Bernd 258 High St., Sellersville, Pa. Born August 18, 1905. Sellersville High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Scrub Football. Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Business. Harold Wanner Beyer 455 Chestnut St., Pottstown, Pa. Born January 9, 1904. Pottstown High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Footabll. Class Basketball. Reformed. Republican. Diplomat. Edward J. Black 742 Hudson Ave., West New York, N. J. Born September 14, 1903. Englewood High School and Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Varsity Football “M” man. Class Basketball; Coach. Class Presi- dent (1). Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. George Borden, Jr. Groveville, N. J. Born February 7, 1902. Blair Academy and Trenton High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Methodist. Progressive Republican. Undecided. Jacob David Boyd Essex St., Belleville, N. J. Born October 31, 1904. Belleville High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Episcopalian. Republican. Chemist. Harold Edmond Brubeck 70 East 128th St., New York, N. Y. Born March 5, 1904. Chester High School. Classical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. Page One Hundred Fifty-two FRESHMAN STATISTICS Walter Bieber Brumbach Oley, Pa. Born October 21, 1904. Oley High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Scrub Football. Class Secretary. Reformed. Non-Partisan. Journalist. John Irvin Christ 47 S. Madison St., Allentown, Pa. Born March 25, 1905. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Class Basketball. Evangelical. Democrat. Law. John Kenneth Christman Wernersville, Pa. Born January 1, 1906. Wernersville High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Teaching. Paul Clymer 1542 Allen St., Allentown, Pa. Born July 1, 1905. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Freshmen Varsity. Varsity Basketball. Mennonite. Socialist. Matthias Richards Cooper 617 Frederick St., Milwaukee, Wis. Born July 26, 1906. Riverside High School. C’assical Course. Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Teaching. Augustus William Day Born July 15, 1905. Sellersville High School Phi Kappa Tau. Class Football. Lutheran. Independent. Medicine. Earl Alfred Daugherty 6015 Callowhill St., Philadelphia, Pa. Born July 12, 1902. North Philadelphia High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Medicine. Leonard Kenneth Wagner Deininger 515 S. Main St., Phoenixville, Pa. Born June 28, 1905. Phoenixville High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Glee Club. Mandolin Club. Lutheran. Republican. Law. Fred Wilson Diefenderfer 1626 Chew St., Allentown, Pa. Born September 3, 1904. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Epsilon. Lutheran. Republican. Law. Sellersville, Pa. . Scientific Course. Page One Hundred Fifty-three FRESHMAN STATISTICS Alfred W. Dubbs 314 Lehigh St., Allentown, Pa. Born October 13, 1905. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Reformed. Republican. Medicine. Beaver Stanley Faust R. F. D. No. 5, Danville, Pa. Born November 23, 1904. Bloomsburg State Normal. Classical Course. Freshmen Basketball. Lutheran. Ministry. Linwood Leely Fenstermaeher 218 Cherry St., East Greenville, Pa. Born November 24, 1905. East Greenville High. Philosophical Course. Lutheran. Banking. William J. Gantert 605 Grant St., Hazleton, Pa. Born November 21, 1905. Hazleton High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Joseph Evan Gehringer 102 N. Fifth St., Emaus, Pa. Born September 30, 1906. Emaus High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Freshmen Basketball. College Orchestra. Lutheran. Democrat. Law. John Blank Geissinger 53 E. North St., Bethlehem, Pa. Born August 27, 1906. Bethlehem High School. Classical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Lutheran. Republican. Law. Russel Wieder Gilbert Chestnut St., Emaus, Pa. Born September 3, 1905. Emaus High School. Classical Course. College Orchestra. Daniel Lamar Glenn 600 Mulberry St., Scottdale, Pa. Born July 6, 1905. Scottdale High School. Classical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Football. Lutheran. Ministry. Harry Jacob Goldstein Second St., Allentown, Pa. Born November 1, 1905. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Hebrew. Socialist. Medicine. Page One Hundred Fifty-four FRESHMAN STATISTICS James L. Griggs Somerville, N. J. Born November 16, 1904. Somerville High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Freshmen Football. Varsity Basketball, “M” man. Reformed. Socialist. Physical Director. William Albert Groff 325 Dorrance St., Bristol, Pa. Born August 17, 1904. Bristol High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Class Basketball. Episcopalian. Republican. Business. Thomas A. Hagenbuch Allentown, Pa. Born February 17, 1904. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Lutheran. Independent. Business. William Biechele Harned College Heights, Allentown, Pa. Born March 5, 1905. Allentown Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Football. Class Treasurer. Republican. Law. Harold Vinton Hartman 1319 N. Redfield St., Philadelphia, Pa. Born March 15, 1905. West Philadelphia High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. French Club. Lutheran. Teaching. Walter Francis Heintzelman 639 N. Ninth St., Allentown, Pa. Born October 12, 1900. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Engineering. Charles Gernerd Helwig Madison St., Allentown, Pa. Born December 3, 1906. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Reformed. Republican. Law. Karl Sefing Henry Topton, Pa. Born June 4, 1905. Keystone State Normal School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Paul Jonas Henry Home Ave., Topton, Pa. Born October 17, 1906. Keystone State Normal School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Law. Elwood Andrew Hirnisey 119 S. Eighth St., Columbia, Pa. Born April 21, 1900. F. and M. Academy. Classical Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Page One Hundred Fifty-five FRESHMAN STATISTICS Aral Miles Hollenbach 1601 Chew St., Allentown, Pa. Born August 2, 1905. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. Thomas Andrew Jacks 1346 Turner St., Allentown, Pa. Born December 2, 1903. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Scrub Football. Lutheran. Republican. Business. John Andrew Janisak, Jr. Slatington, Pa. Born February 23, 1905. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Class Football. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Franklin Conrad Jones 801 Race St., Catasauqua, Pa. Born August 26, 1904. Catasauqua High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Lutheran. Democrat. Teaching. Howard Lewis Jones 74 Wyoming St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Born March 11, 1905. Wilkes-Barre High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Freshmen Football. Glee Club. Lutheran. Republican. Undecided. Paul Washington Kapp 1315 Hamilton St., Allentown, Pa. Born June 10, 1905. Allentown High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. David Brown Kaufman Emaus, Pa. Born April 24, 1905. Emaus High School. Classical Course. French Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Robert Butz Keck 3030 Turner St., Allentown, Pa. Born November 10, 1905. Allentown Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Lutheran. Republican. Undecided. Henry Miller Kistler Born October 5, 1905. Lutheran. Republican. 118 Main St., Pennsburg, Pa. Perkiomen School. Classical Course. Ministry. Page One Hundred Fifty-six Lloyd Warren Kleinfelter R. F. D. No. 5, Lebanon, Pa. Born April 2, 1904. Lebanon High Schoool. Classical Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. George Leon Knod 880 High St., Pottstown, Pa. Born March 18, 1903. Allentown Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Catholic. Law. Earl Raymond Kreidler 819 N. Maple St., Bethlehem, Pa. Born October 28, 1906. Bethlehem High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Ministry. Andrew Stauffer Leh 2129 W. Broad St., Bethlehem, Pa. Bom December 7, 1903. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Freshmen Football. Class Basketball. Evangelical. Repubilcan. Undecided. Floyd H. Lengel Shoemakersville, Pa. Born May 27, 1903. Schuylkill Seminary. Classical Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Teaching. Theodore Murphy Lithgow 251 First St., Coaldale, Pa. Born June 22, 1905. Coaldale High School. Scientific Course. Phi Epsilon. Freshmen Football. Evangelical. Medicine. John Reid Lloyd 103 Club Ave., Allentown, Pa. Born May 14, 1905. Allentown Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. French Club. Episcopalian. Republican. Foreign Exchange. John Morris Lumley Dushore, Pa. Born February 10, 1906. Dushore High School. Classical Course. Delta Theta. Freshmen Basketball. Class President. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Harold Lewis Marsh 415 Beech St., Bethlehem, Pa. Born May 21, 1905. Bethlehem High School. Philosophical Course. Lutheran. Republican. Law. John Robert McClellan 1214 Fourth St., Catasauqua, Pa. Born March 2, 1906. Allentown Preparatory School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Ministry. Page One Hundred Fifty-seven FRESHMAN STATISTICS Joseph Day McCreery 139 W. 9th Ave., Conshohocken, Pa. Born May 10, 1904. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Methodist. Medicine. Christopher Frederick Messinger 11 Staples St., Kingston, N. Y. Born July 27, 1901. Kingston High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Freshmen Football. Track.- Class Basketball. Lutheran. Republican. Law. James Thornton Metz Born July 9, 1905. Belleville High School. Alpha Tau Omega. Freshmen Football. Episcopalian. Republican. Chemistry. Tappan Ave., Belleville, N. J. Scientific Course. Varsity Basketball. Harold B. Miller Shiremanstown, Pa. Born October 23, 1905. Meehanicsburg High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Republican. Undecided. Samuel Willard Miller 2221 Chew St., Allentown, Pa. Born November 11, 1903. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Basketball. Class Football. Reformed. Republican. Undecided. Earl Edgar Moll Main St., Red Hill, Pa. Born April 30, 1905. East Greenville High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Freshmen Football. Lutheran. Electrical Engineer. Milton Harvey Moose R. F. D. No. 2, Allentown, Pa. Born May 28, 1907. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Scrub Football. Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Medicine. Ralph N. Myers Lawn Ave., Sellersville, Pa. Born May 27, 1906. Sellersville High School. Classical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Lutheran. Teaching. Ray Irwin Nagle 542 Union St., Allentown, Pa. Born October 7, 1900. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Reformed. Republican. Undecided. Page One Hundred Fifty-eight FRESHMAN STATISTICS Arthur Harry Naugle 42 W. Broad St., Shillington, Pa. Born March 12, 1906. Shillington High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. John Martin Nemecek Born June 23, 1904. Palmerton High School Phi Epsilon. Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. Herbert Haigh Ozias South Vineland, N. J. Born June 19, 1904. Vineland High School. Scientific Course. Lutheran. Chemistry. William E. Pardee 95th Ave., Richmond Hill, N. Y. Born March 13, 1904. Richmond Hill High. Philosophical Course. Freshmen Basketball. Baptist. Republican. Law. Cesar Albino Pastor Coracora, Peru Born March 1, 1903. Allentown Preparatory School. Scientific Course. Catholic. Medicine. John Russel Phillips 28 S. Tenth St., Lebanon, Pa. Born August 17, 1903. Lebanon High School. Scientific Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Varsity Football, “M” man. Lutheran. Leroy T. Rahn Main St., Sumneytown, Pa. Born October 29, 1904. Collegeville High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Freshmen Football and Basketball. Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. Herbert Hersh Reichard 1219 V 2 Walnut St., Allentown, Pa. Born May 25, 1906. Allentown High School. Classical Course. French Club. Reformed. Non-Partisan. Teaching. Walter Means Reynolds 211 College Ave., Swarthmore, Pa. Born June 15, 1902. Swarthmore High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Varsity Football “M” man. Class Vice-President. Presbyterian. Independent. Harry Preston Richards 11 So. 4th St., Allentown, Pa. Born September 21, 1904. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Reformed. Non-Partisan. Teaching. Aquashicola, Pa. Scientific Course. Page One Hundred Fifty-nine FRESHMAN STATISTICS Frederick K. Ritter Oley, Pa. Born November 29, 1905. Oley High School. Classical Course. Phi Epsilon. Lutheran. Independent. Medicine. Richard Stuart Robinson Central Ave., Ridgefield Park. N. J. Born March 18, 1905. Ridgefield Park High .School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Freshmen Football and Basketball. Episcopalian. Republican. Claude Ernest Schick 36 Lackawanna Ave., E. Stroudsburg, Pa. Born March 22, 1906. East Stroudsburg High School. Classical Course. French Club. t Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Howard Charles Schlums Ridgefield Park, N. J. Bom September 6, 1905. Ridgefield Park High. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Freshmen Football. Varsity Basketball, “M” Man. Lutheran. Business. Taylor S. Schuler 131 S. Penn St., Allentown, Pa. Born May 14, 1902. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Epsilon. Lutheran. Independent. Teaching. Harry J. Seif 1958 Eightieth St., Brooklyn, N. Y. Born December 29, 1903. Allentown Preparatory School. Philisophical Course. Scrub Football. Hebrew. Republican. Law. George Gardner Sevart 41 N. 11th St., Allentown, Pa. Born May 6, 1905. Allentown Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Phi Epsilon. A. P. S. Club. Lutheran. Electrical Engineering. Charles Ellsworth Sharkey Delano, Pa. Born January 7, 1904. Delano High School. Scientific Course. Reformed. Independent. Undecided. Charles J. Shimer Broad St., Tatamy, Pa. Born July 29, 1903. Easton High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Page One Hundred Sixty FRESHMAN STATISTICS Dana H. Smith Pearl St., Pearl River, N. Y. Born November 29, 1905. Pearl River High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Epsilon. Methodist. Independent. Law. John Ralph Smith 150 Walnut St., Sellersville, Pa. Born November 30, 1905. Sellersville High School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Non-Partisan. Ministry. Albert James Snyder 725 N. Sixth St., Allentown, Pa. Born May 9, 1904. Allentown High School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Class Football. Lutheran. Republican. Business. George E. Snyder 1014 Pike St., Reading, Pa . Born October 29, 1904. Reading High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Freshman Football. Boxing. Varsity Wrestling. Berks County Club. Methodist. Medicine. Frank George Solensky New Grant St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Born August 5, 1902. Wilkes-Barre High School. Scientific Course. Catholic. Republican. Teaching. Jacob Rutter Sotter High St., Pottstown, Pa. Born July 5, 1904. Pottstown High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Class Football. Lutheran. Democrat. Undecided, J. Henry Specht R. F. D. No. 5, Pottstown, Pa. Born August 20, 1902. Perkiomen School. Classical Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Ministry. Vaughan Sprenkel 24 So. 11th St., Allentown, Pa. Born May 21, 1906. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Class Football. Freshman Basketball Manager. Sandwich Club. Lutheran. Republican. Medicine. Page One Hundred Sixty-one FRESHMAN STATISTICS Arthur Clarke Thompson R. F. D. No. 1, Yardville, N. J. Born October 26, 1904. Trenton High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Freshman Football and Basketball. Methodist Episcopal. Non-Partisan. Medicine. Arthur August Unverzagt Allentown, Pa. Born August 14, 1904. K. S. N. S. Classical Course. Scrub Football. Lutheran. Ministry. Alfred Witlock Van Dusen 176 New St., Belleville, N. J. Born May 4, 1905. Belleville High School. Scientific Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Glee Club. Methodist Episcopal. Republican. Undecided. Walter Abram Van Fleet Mountain St., Somerville, N. J. Born February 19, 1904. Somerville High School. Scientific Course. Delta Theta. Freshman Basketball. Reformed. Independent. Civil Engineering. Milton Rupp Weaver Ronk, Pa. Born November 22, 1903. Lancaster High School. Philosophical Course. Alpha Tau Omega. Varsity Football, “M” Man. Varsity Wrestling Teaching. Linford Weber 1215 W. Broad St., Quakertown, Pa. Born March 30, 1904. Quakertown High School. Philosophical Course. Freshman Football and Basketball. Lutheran. Republican. Physical Director. Paul Bossert Weidemoyer 410 Taun Ave., Sellersville, Pa. Born February 19, 1906. Sellersville High School. Philosophical Course. Freshman Football. Freshman Baseball Manager. Lutheran. Democrat. Undecided. Robert Samuel Wheeler 1428 Linden St., Allentown, Pa. Born October 9, 1902. Allentown Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Glee Club. “Down for Double” Club. Lutheran. Democrat. Business. Page One Hundred Sixty-two FRESHMAN STATISTICS Paul M. White Tylersport, Pa. Born October 10, 1905. Sellersville High School. Philosophical Course. Phi Kappa Tau. Reformed. Business. Henry Arthur Wickert 1203 Turner St., Allentown, Pa. Born July 10, 1898. Bethlehem Preparatory School. Philosophical Course. Delta Theta. Reformed. Democrat. Foreign Trade. John Carrol Wilkinson Blandon, Pa. Born February 21, 1907. Fleetwood High School. Philosophical Course. Reformed. Republican. Business. Lelard Elliot Winkler 621 E. Broadway St., Alton, Illinois Born October 16, 1899. Alton High School. Scientific Course. Freshman Football. Republican. Engineer. Eugene Robert Wirth 148 So. 6th St., Allentown, Pa. Born March 25, 1906. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Lutheran. Democrat. Medicine. Samuel Richard Wolf 1031 Tilghman St., Allentown, Pa Born May 5, 1906. Allentown High School. Classical Course. Reformed. Non-Partisan. Ministry. John Michael Wotring Sehnecksville, Pa. Born January 20, 1904. Allentown High School. Scientific Course. Reformed. Democrat. Medicine. John Cassel Wurtz 505 Astor St., Norristown, Pa. Born February 15, 1902. Norristown High School. Classical Course. College Band. Lutheran. Republican. Ministry. Page One Hundred Sixty-three 3 " t Page One Hundred Sixty-four UOTNSION SCHOOL S.R-.cjCLf ' Extension D ivision Through the activities of the SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Muhlenberg College has come to exercise a large influence on the schools of the Lehigh Valley. The aim of this division of the college is to be of direct assistance to those engaged in the teaching profession. The science of education today has reached such a development that it is proper to call its students educational engineers. The SCHOOL OF EDUCATION presents the latest results of experimental education and the developments in health education. The growth of the number of teachers availing themselves of the opportunity to make a better preparation for the profession is shown by the enrollment of 830 in 1923 and in 1923-1924, 1045. This year classes have been conducted at the college on Saturdays, at the Central Junior High School in Allentown four nights each week, at Mauch Chunk on Monday and Tuesday nights, at Hazleton on Tuesday and Thursday nights, at Mahanoy City on Monday night, at New Philadel- phia on Tuesday, and at Coaldale on Wednesday night. It is estimated that over 30,000 school children are receiving the influence of the teaching in these classes. For the summer session of 1924, a great many special courses have been arranged in addition to the regular college curricula. The following additions have been made to the regular college faculty : Carrie M. Graham, C. F. Seidel, Mildred Kemmerer, Charlotte Schmerker, Harry F. Grebey, Luther J. Kuhns, Dr. C. McCheyne Gordon. The work of the SCHOOL OF EDUCATION is under the direction of Isaac Miles Wright, Pd.D., Professor of Philosophy and Pedagogy. Page One Hundred Sixty-seven Seniors of Extension Scliool Gertrude Dankel Emaus High School Keystone State Normal School University of Pennsylvania Penn State College Lehig-h University Columbia University Public School Teacher, Allentown, Pa. Gladys Marie Crowell Rahway High School, Rahway, N. J. Goucher College Cedar Crest College Elected to the faculty of the Pingry School, Elizabeth, N. J. Charles William Dankel Macungie High School Emaus High School Keystone State Normal School University of Pennsylvania Public School Teacher, Allnetown, Pa. i Spencer G. Fishel ■r 9 gg H York County Academy Millersville State Normal School BB Lehigh University Principal, Bethlehem Public Schools, Bethlehem, Pa. Page One Hundred Sixty-eight EXTENSION DEPARTMENT ■ Mary E. Leiby Allentown High School Lehigh University University of Pennsylvania Columbia University Public School Teacher, Allentown, Pa. Mary Price Gibson Catasauqua High School Shippensburg Norma! School Columbia University Public School Teacher, Bethlehem, Pa. Marian Snyder Myers ■ HM Hilltown High School Br. Keystone State Normal School Cedar Crest College Elected to the Junior High School faculty, Peekskill, N. Y. K i Page One Hundred Sixty-nine ' r 2$ EXTENSION DEPARTMENT Joseph S. Neidig Quakertown High School Temple University Penn State College High School Teacher, Quakertown, Pa. Sophia H. Richards Keystone State Normal School Lehigh University University of Pennsylvania Public School Teacher, Allentown, Pa. F. LeRoy Strunk Quakertown High School Public School Teacher, Quakertown, Pa. Page One Hundred Seventy EXTENSION DEPARTMENT j ' M. wi :JP % Edward J. Webb Pine Grove High School Keystone State Normal School Supervising Principal, Schuylkill County, Pa. Helen Weinberger Jamaica High School Cedar Crest Preparatory School Cedar Crest College Page One Hundred Seventy-one K Jhd ' JOHN A. BAUMAN OHN A. BAUMAN was born at Easton, Pennsylvania, on September 21, 1847. After attending the schools in his native town, he came to Muhlenberg. In 1873 he was graduated from Muhlenberg, being valedictorian of his class. The year 1876 saw two important events in Dr. Bauman’s life: he re 2 eived his A.M. degree from Muhlenberg, and upon his graduation from Mount Airy Seminary he was ordained a minister of the Lutheran Church. Dr. Bauman for several years taught at Kutztown State Normal School; after that he held a professorship at Gustavus Adolphus College. Then, in 1885 he came to Muhlenberg as the Asa Packer Professor of Natural and Applied Science. It is not new to say that since he has been with us, Dr. Bauman has taught almost every subject in the college curriculum; and he has done it well. In 1894, Muhlenberg College, recognizing Dr. Bauman’s intellectual attainments, honored him with the degree of Doctor of Philoso- phy; esteeming his spiritual greatness, it gave him the degree of Doctor of Divinity in 1920. This year we shall see Dr. Bauman leave our midst as an active professor; he will be retired with the title Professor Emeritus and a pension. Dr. Bauman has ever been an able and conscientious teacher, and a warm and sympathetic friend. To walk with him is to learn of him; he has shown us the way to a great many realms of truth; he has been a kindly taskmaster. His precepts will be a strong staff for our support. Dr. Bauman is not only a professor of things academic; he is a professor of our Holy Christian Religion, and is a faithful witness for his Master. For over thirty-four years he served as pastor of a church in a nearby community. To him our word is not “Farewell,” but “Hail, Friend.” Pacre One Hundred Seventv-twn TRACK Track Season R esume of 1923 UHLENBERG’S Track Team was seriously handicapped through the loss of “Corp” Reinartz, the best all-around man in Muhlen- berg’s track history. However, this fact only made the team work hard with the result that the season could be called a fair one. Bill Ritter was appointed Coach to succeed Reinartz and from green material he built up a creditable team. Training was started early, the fellows doing their best in the limited space we have indoors. Part of the time was taken up in exercises planned to develop not only leg muscles, but every muscle in the body. With the advent of warm weather the team started outdoor work. The team made a creditable showing against all opponents. Steckel and Wilson did consistent work on the dashes ; Yehl ran true to form in the half mile and the field men did their share in upholding the record of Muhlenberg. Page One Hundred Seventy-five Athletic Association Incorporated OFFICERS HOWARD S. SEIP, D.D.S President IRA WISE Secretary OSCAR F. BERNHEIM Treasurer BOARD OF DIRECTORS Lawrence H. Rupp, Esq. Rev. J. Charles Rauch Harry I. Koch FACULTY MEMBER Prof. Albert C. S. Fasig Elwood Thomas Charles Kline Dr. Martin S. Kleckner GRADUATE MEMBER Guerney F. Afflerbach STUDENT MEMBERS Carl D. Nuebling Gustie J. Chernansky Raymond L. Waller Arthur P. Snyder MANAGERS OF ATHLETIC TEAMS Ernest A. N. Seyfried. William H. Schaeffer. . . Clarence A. Steigerwalt Gustie J. Chernansky.. Albert J. Utz Richard Beck Richard P. Betz William G. Genszler. . . John P. Jordan Football Manager Assistant Football Manager Basketball Manager . Assistant Basketball Manager Track Manager Assistant Track Manager Baseball Manager Assistant Track Manager Tennis Manager Page One Hundred Seventy-six Track and Field, 1 923 OFFICERS WILLIAM RITTER RICHARD K. YEHL ALBERT J. UTZ . . . Coach Captain Acting Manager TEAM YEHL HUDDY LEWIS TURSI RIGGS HODGIN STEIGER WALT LENGEL NUEBLING DRUCKENMILLER STECKEL WILSON SCHANZ STEINHAUER WEBB CRUDEN BEGEL RODGERS OXENREIDER MACALPINE “M” MEN RICHARD K. YEHL CLARENCE STEIGERWALT HAROLD W. BEGEL CHARLES SCHANZ EARL DRUCKENMILLER ERNEST W. STECKEL ARTHUR WEBB HERBERT D. HODGIN Page One Hundred Seventy-seven First Runner EDWIN HUDDY Second Runn er TRACE WILSON Third Runner ERNEST STECREL Fourth Runner RICHARD YEHL In the annual Penn Relay held at Franklin Field, Muhlenberg placed fourth last year over against fifth place which it had done in the two previous years. First place went to Washington and Jefferson in 3:33, a fifth of a second slower than the championship mile relay won by Syracuse. Haverford was second and Dickinson third. Huddy, running in the first quarter, got away to a poor start, but gained ground rapidly. Wilson carried the baton next. Then Steckel and Yehl took the stick for the remaining double furlongs, but were unable to beat out Dickinson, West of W. J., who won the pentathlon, and Haverford’s crack quartette of minute men. The mile was run in a downpour of rain that was a handicap to all of the contestants on the field. 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Middle Atlantics May 13, 1922 jS§k SB, I Muhlenberg Field, Allentown, Pa., April 14, 1923 Muhlenberg began the 1923 track season on its own field with Lehigh University. Although the day was raw and bitter for a track meet, the contests were all run in fast time, and competition was keen in every event. Lehigh got away with a flying start and romped away with a victory in the initial meet of the year, by the score of 64 to 48. Carrol, of Lehigh, was the star of the meet who captured three firsts and a second for a total of eighteen points. He also set a record for the hundred yard dash in a Muhlenberg-Lehigh meet, stepping the century in ten flat. The Cardinal and Grey hurlers captured all the field events, “Red” Lewis taking the shot-put, Schanz heaved the discus, and Tursi easily won the javelin throw by a throw of 144 j 2 feet. Mulilenberg College vs. Dickinson Muhlenberg’s track hopes received a severe set back when the Cardinal and Grey Squad invaded Carlisle and were forced to return home with a 77 to 49 point defeat. A majority of Muhlenberg’s track men arrived at Carlisle behind schedule and went into the meet about an hour after having had dinner. Despite this, the Dickinsonians had their hands full in disposing of the visitors who put up ' a strong defensive. Muhlenberg took five firsts in the meet. Muhlenberg again received a setback in the track world when they visited Gettys- burg and were defeated in a dual meet with the Battlefield Collegians . Gettysburg turned down the Cardinal and Grey squad by a 67-45 score . Although Muhlenberg was forced to admit defeat, yet some wonderful performances overshadowed that fact. Steckel was the outstanding star, and easily won the one hundred yard dash. In the furlong, Steckel also showed Gettysburg a clean pair of heels, beating out Althouse, their expected winner, by a a good four yards. Page One Hundred Eighty 23:1 Inter-Class Track Meet The Inter-Class Track Meet held on May 4th, gave evidence of the wealth of fine track material which is in the student body. The meet resolved itself into a battle between the Juniors and the Sophomores. The latter were successful and won by a score of 51 points. The Juniors took second place with 35 points, and the Freshmen third with a score of 16 points. The Senior Class gathered 14 points from the meet. 100-yard dash. (1) Rufe, ’23; (2) Steinhauer, ’26. 220-yard dash. (1) Rufe, ’23; (2) Steinhauer, ’26. 440-yard dash. (1) Riggs, ’25; (2) Cal. Wagner, ’23. Half Mile. (1) Riggs, ’25; (2) Holland, ’25. One Mile. (1) Riggs, ’25; (2) Freyberger, ’25. Two Mile. (1) Webb, ’24; (2) Kleinginna, ’25. Low Hurdles. (1) Nuebling, ’24; (2) Hillegas, ’25. High Hurdles. (1) Hodgin, ’25; (2) Lewis, ’25. Shot Put — Whiteknight, ’24. Discus. (1) Cruden, ’26; (2) Tursi, ’25. High Jump. (1) Christman, ’25; (2) Worthington, ’26. Broad Jump. (1) Begel, ’24; (2) Tursi, ’25. Javelin. (1) Hodgin, ’25; (2) Maglin, ’25. Pole Vault. (1) Nuebling, ’24; (2) Tursi, ’25. Page One Hundred Eighty-one P. C. A. A. Meet Muhlenberg surprised spectators at the third annual Central Penn- sylvania Conference track and field championship meet by taking third place. Dickinson carried away first with 51 1 2 points, while Bucknell, picked by all to be the winner, tallied only 33% points. Muhlenberg nosed out Gettysburg, scoring 19 points to their 18. Steckel, Yehl and Hodgin were the point-getters for Muhlenberg. Steckel was the only one to take a first. He won the century in 10 2-5 seconds. Page One Hundred Eightv-two Middle Atlantic States Meet Won Lrj Johns Hopkins B WO records were broken and one equalled when Muhlenberg played host to over 300 athletes and 3,000 spectators at the Middle Atlantic States Meet held here on May 18th and 19th. The large squad of Muhlenberg men headed by Graduate Manager Afflerbach and Student Manager Utz received the plaudits of students, athletes, officials, and spectators for the perfect way in which the largest and greatest of all Middle Atlantics was conducted. Two records were broken and one tied in the course of the finals on Saturday afternoon. Haslam, Bucknell’s consistent pole vaulter, furnish- ed the first record breaking performance of the day. After winning the event with a leap of 11 feet, 9 inches, Haslam tried for the mark of twelve feet and vaulted over on his second attempt. This broke the record of 11 feet, 11 Vo inches, held by Kemp, of Swarthmore. Hearn, of Johns Hopkins, pushed Meyer, of Rutgers, to a second record breaking 24 5-10 performance in the 220-yard low hurdles, breaking his former record by one-tenth of a second. In the next event, Leconey, intercollegiate sprint champion had his hands full in disposing of Clarke, Johns Hopkins’ furlong star and was forced to equal his own record of 21 3-5 in winning the 220 yard dash. Close to record performances were Engle’s leap of 23 feet, % inch, West’s javelin throw of 174 feet, 9 inches, and Booth’s mile time of 4:28 1-5. Johns Hopkins came as a dark horse entry, and had the best balanced - team on the field, placed almost in all events and had no trouble beating Lafayette, the favorite. The southerners produced a double winner in Booth, distance star, a spectacular sprinter in Clarke, a good all-around man in Aaronson, and a high field scorer in Hambleton. Hearn in the hurdles, Norwood in the half, and Proctor in the high jump completed the best team the southern institution has ever sent to the conference meets. Each track event produced its thrills and close finishes. Starting with the sprints where Leconey had to step out considerable to dispose of Clarke and Carrol, Lehigh’s ace, and ending with the mile and two- mile, where Booth came from behind to nose out Workman in close to record time and Powell of Rutgers in a 9:55 two-mile, were a series of races such as Muhlenberg men have seldom witnessed on a local field. Page One Hundred Eighty-three One of the events of the day was the quarter mile. Here West, after being set back a yard for beating the gun, elbowed his way around the first turn, set out after MacDonald with a long camel-like stride and engaged him in sprint after sprint on the farther side of the track. On the last turn, the Lafayette entry drew ahead. Croll of Lehigh, breezed up from the rear. He passed West, but the pentathlon star met the situ- ation with the most brilliant running of the afternoon. He uncorked another spurt in the last twenty yards that left Croll standing flat and brought him within a step of MacDonald at the finish. High Jump — (1) Proctor, Johns Hopkins; 5 feet, 10 inches. (2) Allen, Lafayette; Baxter, Delaware; Gibson, Rutgers; and Junct, Rutgers; tied at 5 feet, 9inches. Discus Throw — (1) Thomas, W. J.; (2) Thomas, Haverford; (3) Hambleton, Johns Hopkins; (4) DeHaven, F. M. Distance, 117 feet, % inch. Half Mile Run — _(1) Furbeck, N. Y. U.; (2) Williams, Lafayette; (3) Norwood, Johns Hopkins; (4) Zobel, N. Y. U. Time, 2 minutes, 1 2-10 seconds. 220 Yard Hurdle — (1) Meyer, Rutgers; (2) Hearn, Johns Hopkins; (3) Allen, Haverford; (4) Alderette, W. J. Time, 24 5-10 seconds. 220 Yard Dash — (1) Leconey, Lafayette; (2) Clarke, Johns Hopkins; (3) Carrol, Lehigh; (4) MacDonald, Lafayette. Time, 21 6-10. Broad Jump — (1) Engle, Juniata; (2) Courtois, N. Y. U.; (3) Aaronson, Johns Hopkins; (4) Templin, Dickinson. Distance, 23 feet, % inch. Mile Run — (1) Booth, Johns Hopkins; (2) Workman, Dickinson; (3) Furbeck, N. Y. U.; (4) Wheeler, W. J. Time, 4 minutes, 28 2-10 seconds. 440 Yard Dash— (1) MacDonald, Lafayette; (2) Croll, Lehigh; (3) Mallick, Laf- ayette; (4) Hahn, Bucknell. Time, 50 9-10 seconds. 120 Yard Hurdles — (1) Meyer, Rutgers; (2) Allen, Haverford; (3) Allen, Lafay- ette; (4) Riddaugh, Lafayette. Time, 16 1-10 second. 100 Yard Dash — (1) Leconey, Lafayette; (2) Clarke, Johns Hopkins; (3) Aaron- son, Johns Hopkins; (4) Carrol, Lehigh. Time, 10 seconds. Shot Put — (1) Hambleton, Johns Hopkins; (2) Wilgohs, W. J.; (3) Asplundh, Swarthmore; (4) Loehler, Lafayette. Distance, 37 feet, 10% inches. Javelin Throw — (1) West, W. J.; (2) Carpenter, Dickinson; (3) Asplundh, Swarthmore; (4) Ginsberg, N. Y. U. Distance, 174 feet, 9 inches. Two Mile Run — (1) Booth, Johns Hopkins; (2) Powell, Rutgers; (3) Mullen, Dickinson; (4) Yater, N. Y. U. Time, 9 minutes, 55 6-10 seconds. Pole Vault — (1) Haslam, Bucknell; (2) Aaronson, Johns Hopkins; (3) Throop, N. Y. U.; (4) Kenworthy, Dickinson. Height, 12 feet. Page One Hundred Eighty-fcur How Teams Placed Place Team Points 1. Johns Hopkins 40 2. Lafayette 25 3. New Yoi’k University 16 % 4. Rutgers 16 5. Washington and Jefferson . . . 15 6. Dickinson 10 7. Haverford 8 8. Lehigh 6 9. Bucknell 6 10. Juniata 5 11. Swarthmore 4 12. Delaware lVz 13. Franklin and Marshall 1 Page One Hundred Eighty-five Captain Acting Manager Track Squad RICHARD YEHL . . .ALBERT UTZ 100 Yard Dash — Steckel, Wilson, Steigerwalt. 220 Yard Dash — Steckel, Wilson, Steigerwalt. 440 Yard Run — Steigerwalt, Wilson. 880 Yard Run — Yehl. 1 Mile Run — Webb, Lengel. 2 Mile Run — Riggs, Oxenreider. 120 Yard Hurdles — Begel. 220 Yard Hurdles — Hodgin, Huddy. Pole Vault — Hodgin, Nuebling. High Jump — Begel, Cruden. Shot Put — Lewis, Cruden. Discus — Lewis, Schanz. Javelin — Tursi, Schanz. Broad Jump — Steigerwalt, Hodgin. April 16 April 26 May 3 May 10 May 17 May 23-24 . May 24 May 31 Track Schedule 1924 .Interclass Meet .Penn Relays .Gettysburg .Franklin and Marshall .P. C. C. A. A .Middle Atlantics .Interscholastic .Drexel Institute At Home. At Home. At Home. At Home. Away. Away. Away. Away. Page One Hundred Eighty-six Manager Assistant Manager Captain TENNIS . . HOWARD L. WEISS . . . .JOHN P. JORDAN WILLIAM F. MOSSER LETTER MEN Henry F. Alderfer Carl W. Boyer William F. Mosser John H. Roessler Raymond T. Thomas PLAYERS Harold P. Ballentine John M. Haws Raymond T. R. Maglin The following is the schedule for the season of 1924: April 28 Whitehall High School April 30 Moravian College May 3 . Lafayette College .... May 8 Whitehall High School May 14 Moravian College .... May 16 Lebanon Valley May 24 Gettysburg College . . May 30 Gettysburg College . . Here. Here. Away. Away. Away. Here. Away. Here, Page One Hundred Eighty-seven Ipltl! . • ' KlmfiHH Yjk, • V , • .JEfti ; I X %- aHrL; : a n , 4 ' 1 , .’% ' ■ " 1 1 jiHSfeE : ■ ' •ZfBmSm 9 1 % t I Page One Hundred Eighty-eight BASE BALL Y : ' v? This has been the second year that Muhlenberg has had a baseball team. Our team was coached by “Bill” Stewart, Manager of the Allentown team, and captained by Birney Crum, to which men a large part of the credit belongs. If only “Bill” could have coached the team the entire season, Muhlenberg would have made a still more enviable record than she did otherwise. The managerial position functioned well under Howard Weiss and “Dick” Betz. Coach Manager Assistant Manager Captain ..“BILL” STEWART HOWARD L. WEISS RICHARD BETZ BIRNEY CRUM SQUAD CRUM HOLSTROM WITT DORANG CONWAY LOUGHRIDGE FLOWER REPASS STEINHAUER GROVES REUTLINGER TURSI CHRISTMAN Page One Hundred Ninety-one The Record of the 1923 Baseball Team Opponents Villanova G Muhlenberg 5 Lehigh 5 Muhlenberg 2 Moravian 7 Muhlenberg 20 Delaware 8 Muhlenberg 9 Allento wn, April 20. East Stroudsburg 0 Muhlenberg 16 Bucknell 10 Muhlenberg 6 Philadelphia Textile 5 Muhlenberg 6 Villanova 17 Muhlenberg 0 Moravian 1 Muhlenberg 5 East Stroudsburg 3 Muhlenberg 10 Albright 10 Muhlenberg 1 Ursinus 8 Muhlenberg 1 Collegeville, June 2. SCHEDULE 1924 April 9 — Gettysburg At Home. “ 12 — Lehigh Away. “ 15 — Ursinus At Home. “ 30 — Swarthmore Away. May 2 — Stroudsburg At Home. “ 3 — Villanova Away. “ 7 — Fordham Away. “ 10— P. M. C Away. “ 14 — Philadelphia Osteopathic ....At Home. “ 17 — Albright Away. “ 20 — Delaware Away. “ 22 — St. Joseph At Home. “ 24 — Stroudsburg Away. “ 28 — Villanova At Home. Pane One Hundred Ninety-two FOOT BALL f Tke East Stroudsburg Normal 0 — Muhlenberg 33. September 22 — At Allentown, Pa. Muhlenberg opened the season by scoring a decisive victory over lighter opponents. It was Walter W. “Punk” Wood’s first game as coach of the Cardinal and Grey team. He handled the men differently from other years, and used twenty-seven players in the contest. At the be- ginning of the second quarter the coach sent in an entirely new team, and later he substituted other players and so was able to judge what each man could do in a regular game. The men showed up particularly well, and although only two plays were used during the game, the team played better football than in the opening game last year. Stroudsburg was held to a single first down, and did a good deal of kicking. With one exception, the team that responded to the opening whistle was composed of last year’s men. The line was made up of Tursi, Clark, Skean, Weston, Whitenight, Hartman, and Black. Archie Witt, Nuebling, Dorang, and Lewis made up the backfield combination. The new team that went into the game at the beginning of the second quarter showed just as much pep as the first team and held the Strouds- burg boys equally well. Conway and Snyder, a newcomer, did most of the gaining for Muhlenberg during the second quarter, although Moll and Reynolds came in for their share of the honors. Late in the quarter, Tage One Hundred Ninety-five Weber, a fast boy from Quakertown High School, was sent in at halfback. On the line during the second quarter, were Groves, Johnson, Grimmett, and MacAlpine from last year, and Griggs at center, with Phillips and Winkler playing the wing positions. Although it was the first game of the season, the brand of football displayed was of mid-season form. Muhlenberg showed its followers that, though small in size, in achievements it will be great. Touchdowns: Dorang 2, Witt 2, Schweimler. Goals after touchdown: Schweimler 2, Slemmer. First downs: Muhlenberg 11, Stroudsburg 1. Lafayette 20 — Muhlenberg 0. September 29 — At Easton, Pa. The Cardinal and Grey team gave Lafayette a severe jolt, holding them to a 20-0 score. Although Lafayette won by the score of 20 to 0, the Maroon team had no easy time of it, and several times they were forced to take notice of the fact that Muhlenberg’s line could hold when necessary and also that the Cardinal and Grey team could fight. Lafayette’s eleven, a little weaker than last year, but still one of the mightiest teams of the east, was unable to crash through the Muhlen- berg team for numerous touchdowns as in previous years. Two of the Maroon’s three touchdowns came early in the first quarter, and the third came in the second quarter. In the second half, Muhlenberg held Laf- ayette scoreless, and by no fluke either. Toward the end of the first half, the Lafayette coach sent several second string men into the game, and when he found that Lafayette was unable to score in the second half, back went the regulars into the game. It would be difficult to pick out the particular star in this game. If anybody starred, it was the entire line. Not to say that the backfield was not in the game, but as most of our work was defensive it naturally fell to the line to “come thru.” Perhaps the “fightin’est” man on the line was “Rus” Clark, our scrappy tackle, who seemed to be in every play. And beside him were Hartman and Tursi, who played as they never played before. Captain Whitenight distinguished himself many times during the game, and Weston played a particularly bright game at center. “Buck” Skean, Grimmett, Groves, MacAlpine, and Johnson added their mighty strength to that human stone wall and helped to make the game more interesting by occasionally crashing into Lafayette and “smearing” them. Black, our new end, held down the wing position in a most satis- factory manner. In the middle of the second half the backfield opened up with a forward pass attack that surprised everybody Witt did most of the passing and the majority of the passes were successful, gaining a good deal of ground for Muhlenberg. Touchdowns: Gebhardt 2, Ford. Goals after touchdowns: Berry 2. Page One Hundred Ninety-six Delaware (i — Muhlenberg 0. October 6 — At Newark, Delaware. University of Delaware handed a big surprise to us by defeating us 6 to 0. Numerous fumbles prevented our team from scoring. There was something sadly lacking in the Muhlenberg team. It was not the same team that played Lafayette to a standstill in the second half of their contest the previous week. It was an off day for Muhlenberg, and try as they would, the team could not take the ball past the Delaware goal line. Perhaps it was over-confidence, perhaps Delaware had a great team, but at any rate, victory did not smile on the Cardinal and Grey team. Delaware was held to two first downs. We gained ten first downs. The defeat was the first at the hands of Delaware in recent years. Touchdown : Williams. Dickinson 0 — Muhlenberg 13. October 13 — At Allentown, Pa. The Cardinal and Grey eleven staged a big comeback by defeating Dickinson 13 to 0. Dickinson came here with the reputation of having held the Navy to a 13-7 score, and our defeat at the hands of Delaware made things look decidedly black for the Cardinal and Grey. But the team started off with such a rush that the Dickinson team was taken completely off its feet, so much so that before they knew what was happening, Nuebling had scooped up a fumble and had raced across the line for a touchdown. Coach Wood must have felt elated, for he saw his team execute successfully a number of good plays, that made victory possible. Although Page One Hundred Ninety-seven the two teams were pretty evenly matched, Dickinson’s line outweighed ours slightly. Muhlenberg won because of the great fighting spirit dis- played by the team and because of the great football strategy used. As is usual when the Muhlenberg team plays its best, it is hard to pick out one star of the game. Every man played the steady game that is necessary for a winning combination. Tursi, our right end, played a stellar game, in every way. Dorang and “Red” Lewis gave a good account of themselves in the backfield. With the exception of once in the first quarter and once in the last, Dickinson failed to carry the ball into Muhlenberg’s territory. They failed to complete a single forward pass and were held to four first downs, while Muhlenberg gained eight. Touchdowns: Nuebling, Tursi. Goal after touchdown: Slemmer. Gettysburg 17 — Muhlenberg 3. October 20 — At Gettysburg, Pa. The Cardinal and Grey eleven lost a hard fought game to Gettysburg by the score of 17 to 3. Both teams were evenly matched, and both used practically the same style of play, the only main difference lying in the fact that we used the shift-center formation. Neither side called signals aloud, but used the conference method of running plays. In the opening minutes of the second quarter, Muhlenberg was given its only score when “Winnie” Slemmer booted a pretty field goal from the 20-yard line. Both Muhlenberg and Gettysburg were forced to kick thirteen times during the game. Lewis did most of the punting for Muhlenberg, although Schweimler kicked several times. Muhlenberg tried forward passes eleven times during the game. Four were successful and three were intercepted. Touchdowns: Emanuel, Decker. Goals after touchdown: Mordan 2. Field goals: Slemmer, Mordan. Lehigh 13 — Muhlenberg 3. October 27 — At South Bethlehem, Pa. Coach Walter “Punk” Wood’s grid warriors reached the climax of Muhlenberg’s football year when they met our most bitter rivals, Lehigh University in a thrilling battle. Muhlenberg was beaten only after a most stubborn fight had been waged. The Cardinal and Grey played as good a game as in any which she has won. The men demonstrated again that even in defeat Muhlenberg is possessed of a remarkable fighting spirit that often accomplishes the seemingly impossible. Page One Hundred Ninety-eight Lehigh’s plunging backfield went through our line a number of times for large gains. But in the closing minutes of play, when Lehigh had the ball on our one-yard line with four downs in which to take the ball across, our team made a gallant stand and held the Brown and White on that one-yard line, preventing Lehigh from adding an additional touch- down to the score. And a minute later, they did the same thing when Lehigh brought the ball back to the three-yard line. These two remark- able stands alone are enough to justify the statement that Lehigh will remember the Muhlenberg game of 1923 just as long as she will remember the game of 1921. Lehigh received the kickoff from Lewis and advanced the ball about 12 yards when they were held and were forced to kick. Muhlenberg then opened up with a brilliant offense that took Lehigh off its feet. Two trick plays in which Tursi and then Witt carried the ball, netted us a first down. Several line plunges gained more ground and then Lewis passed to Black for 14 yards. Muhlenberg’s backfield kept going thru until we had the ball on Lehigh’s 15-yard line. Slemmer was then sent in and before the next play had been started, Muhlenberg rooters knew that we would score. True to form, Slemmer booted a drop-kick between the posts for a field goal. Touchdowns: Lewin, Storer. Try-for-point: Lehigh was given point when Muhlenberg was off- sides. Field goal: Slemmer. Bucknell 14 — Muhlenberg 6. November 3 — At Allentown, I’a. The Bucknell team was treated to an unexpected surprise when Muh- lenberg’s eleven, showing that same fighting spirit that has characterized its play throughout most of the season, stacked up against the powerful Bucknell team and held them to two touchdowns, scoring two field goals in the bargain. The final score was 14 to 6, and was much different from what most people expected. The fact that Bucknell scored two touch- downs against Yale two weeks before led many people to think that the Lewisburg eleven would overwhelm Muhlenberg. Bucknell’s much talked-about forward pass attack failed to work. They tried ten forward passes and each time the pass grounded or it was smeared. Bucknell’s power lay in their halfbacks. Hall and Diehl, who plunged thru our line consistently in the second and third quarters, each attack ending in a touchdown. However our line made a great stand against the invaders. Bucknell was forced to kick five times, and on three other occasions we held for downs. Our offense was unable to pierce the Bucknell combination and with the exception of once in the Page One Hundred Ninety-nine first quarter, when we scored our first field goal, and in the last quarter, when Muhlenberg made a sensational advance toward Bucknell’s goal, most of the playing was in our own territory. Muhlenberg’s six points were the result of two field goals by “Winnie” Slemmer, who played a wonderful game, as did the entire Muhlenberg team. Touchdowns: Hall, Diehl. Try-for-point : Diehl (place-kick) ; Henning (drop-kick). Field goals: Slemmer 2. Swarthmore 32 — Muhlenberg 7. November 10 — At Swarthmore, Pa. Swarthmore dealt out sweet revenge to Muhlenberg in the form of four touchdowns and two field goals while we were able to score only one touchdown, the final result of our annual clash with the Garnet being 32 to 7. It was a hard game to lose, inasmuch as the Swarthmore game last year was the turning point of our football season, and Muhlenberg’s supporters were hoping that we might swing into the winning column with this year’s game at Swarthmore. Although we were outplayed by the Swarthmore crew, nothing but the hardest kind of luck was responsible for the one-sided score. In the first place, several members of the team did not arrive at Swarthmore until the third quarter was nearly over. Our team traveled in automobiles. One of the machines, containing Skean, Dorang, Weston, Grimmett, and Riggs had trouble along the way, and we were compelled to start the game minus the services of at least three men who might have answered to the opening whistle. Johnson played an outstanding game on the line. Touchdowns: Black, Evans 3, E. Wilcox, Korn. Goals from touchdown : Slemmer, Evans 2. Page Two Hundred Catholic University 12— Muhlenberg 16. November 17 — At Allentown, Pa. Muhlenberg staged a great rally in the final quarter of their game with Catholic University and emerged victor by the score of 16 to 12. All of Muhlenberg’s points were scored in the last period after Catholic U. had crossed our goal line twice. Catholic U. put up a great game of football in the first half and outplayed our boys. But in the second half, after Catholic U. had scored a touchdown on a block kick, the Cardinal and Grey woke up and started a real game of football. On the first play in the last quarter, “Arch” Witt, who had been sent in at the end of the third quarter, took the ball thru the line for our first touchdown. Slemmer placed a pretty drop-kick through the posts for another point. We scored again several minutes later when Catholic U. fumbled on the 20-yard line. After three attempts at the line, Lewis went thru for another six points. Slemmer again kicked the goal, but the point was not allowed because one of our men was offsides. Both Witt and Conway, who had been injured earlier in the season, were in the game for awhile. Witt played a great game while he was in, but was forced to leave the game toward the end of the contest, when he got a bump on his knee. “Buck” Skean was taken off the field with a bad ankle. Lewis and Slemmer showed up well in the last half of the game as did Tursi and Phillips on the wing positions. Lynch played an outstanding game for Catholic U. Touchdowns: Witt, Lewis, Brennan, Donohue. Try-f or-point : Slemmer (drop-kick). Field goal: Slemmer. Villanova 0 — Muhlenberg 0. November 27 — At Allentown, Pa. The Villanova College football team showed unexpected opposition against Muhlenberg on Thanksgiving Day, and the result of our Turkey Day clash with the down-state collegians was a scoreless tie. Nine of our regulars played their last game for Muhlenberg. They were: Captain Whitenight, Skean, Johnson, Hartman, Weston, Conway, Nuebling, Grimmett, and Lewis. Villanova, after having had a scoreless season, decided that it was about time they tallied a touchdown or two. An effective forward pass attack gave them several chances to score, but our defense made itself known at the critical time and they failed to score. Page Two Hundred One Record, of the Season Sept. 23 — Stroudsburg . . . . . 0 Muhlenberg. . . . . . 33. 29 — Lafayette .. 20 Muhlenberg. . . . . . 0. Oct. 6 — Delaware . . 6 Muhlenberg. . . . . . 0. a 13 — Dickinson . . 0 Muhlenberg. . . . . . 13. a 20 — Gettysburg . . . . . . 17 Muhlenberg . . . . . . 3. u 27 — Lehigh .. 13 Muhlenberg . . . , . . . 3. Nov. 3 — Bucknell . . 14 Muhlenberg . . . . . . 6. u 10 — Swarthmore .. . . . 32 Muhlenberg. . . . . . 7. u 17 — Catholic U. . . . . . 12 Muhlenberg. . . . . . 16. (6 29 — Villanova . . 0 Muhlenberg . . . . . . 0. Football Squad Head Coach WALTER W. WOOD Assistant Coach GEORGE HOLSTROM Manager ERNEST SEYFRIED Assistant Manager CLARENCE BEERWEILER Players Captain Whitenight Tursi Reutlinger Skean Slemmer Leh Johnson Black Snyder Hartman Phillips Weber Weston Groves Metz Grimmett MacAlpine George Anderson Lewis Riggs Jones Nuebling Reynolds Steinhauer Schweimler Weaver Robinson Conway Moll Clymer Dorang Thompson Messinger Witt Schlums Wilfred Anderson Clark Griggs Winkler Page Twc Hundred Two ,4y V; ' fc W 0 m “M” MEN Harold P. Whitenight Allentown High Height: 5 feet, 11 inches. Weight: 180 pounds. Captain Whitenight played the best brand of football this year that he has ever played his other years at Muhlenberg. “Whitey” was one of the mainstays of Coach Wood’s first football team at our college. He was a good leader, not of the boisterous type, but one who was able to gain the confidence of the men by showing that he was willing to work as hard as any of them. “Whitey” possesses the grit of a genuine football player. There are few who know that he went through last season with a bruised leg which was always giving him trouble. “Whitey” has played his last game for Muhlenberg but he leaves behind a record which equals that of any other man in Muhlenberg’s football history. William J. Skean Pottstown High, Pa. Height: 5 feet, 11 inches. Weight: 201 pounds. “Buck” is another of the gridiron men who has won his place in the hall of famous linemen. His big bulk and great strength made it almost impossible to make gains through his part of the line. “Buck” was noted this year for breaking through the opponents lines and smearing a play before it got started. On the offensive he showed that he could make holes for the backfield men. He graduates this year and in him Muhlenberg loses a fighter who will be hard to replace. Knute Johnson Flandreau High, South Dakota Height: 6 feet, 1 inch. Weight: 181 pounds. The fighting Swede has been a member of the team for three years and each year his work improved very much. He has held down the guard position and for diversion changed to tackle whenever he was needed. In either position he played a hard game ; he was steady and consistent at all time thus preventing any plays going through him. Johnson always enjoyed playing in the Lehigh or Bucknell games and it was in these two games that he showed his ability as a football player. Page Two Hundred Three % “M” MEN Jacob E. Hartman Peabody High, Pittsburg Height: 5 feet, 11 inches. Weight: 173 pounds. In his three years at Muhlenberg Jack has played a brand of football which is second to none. Although lighter than most of his opponents on the line Jack gave them an exhibition of offensive and defensive work. He found it to his liking to smash into the opponents’ play before it had a chance to develop. Jack is another man to be lost by graduation and Coach Wood will have to drive hard to find a man to fill in the gap. Paul Weston Bethlehem Prep Height: 6 feet. Weight: 175 pounds. “Jack” has completed his fourth year as a member of Muhlen- berg’s football team and in that time has played a number of posi- tions. In Spiegel’s regime Jack was one of the best linemen, his tackling throwing fear in the opposing halfbacks. This year he played end, tackle, and center and in these positions he played his usual steady game. He also passes into history when the faculty gives him the sheepskin in June. Minton R. Grimmet Palmyra High, 111. Height: 6 feet, 1 inch. Weight: 190 pounds. “Grub,” one of the biggest men on the squad v as a regular this year at guard. Grimmet struck his opponent dumb with fear when he made faces and barked at him. He was a constant source of trouble to the opposing line and many backfield men found it futile to try to get through him. Page Two Hundred Four Carl D. Neubling Reading High Height: 5 feet, 10 inches. Weight: 165 pounds. “Monk” was one of the speediest and brainiest men in the back- field of the 1923 team. On the offense he made many gains around the ends and on the defense he showed uncanny judgment in diagnos- ing the enemy plays. His fleetness of foot saved Muhlenberg from defeat twice in the Villanova game. “Monk” leaves with this year’s class and it will be hard for Muhlenberg to find a man to fill his place. Stanley S. Schweimler Reading High Height: 5 feet, 9 inches. Weight: 161 pounds. “Sweeney” came back from the service all keyed up for a fight and finally decided to satisfy that feeling by joining the fo otball squad. He gained a position in the backfield the first year and has since played with the boys behind the line. Schweimler is exception- ally fast on his feet and is successful in running back punts. He also is clever in forming interference for the punter. Sweeney does a little punting himself but his greatest work is in running back punts. He has another year with us and we look forward to seeing him in hs old position. James Conway E. Stroudsburg Normal School Height: 5 feet, 6 inches. Weight: 152 pounds. The best wa yto characterize “Butch” is to say that he is an unassuming hard worker. He is one of the most consistent and aggressive backs on Muhlenberg’s gridiron team. On the defense he has no equal especially on plays around the end. The treat of the season was to watch Tursi and Conway stop an end run. Conway has another year at Muhlenberg and he should develop into a mainstay of Coach Wood’s 1924 aggregation. Page Two Hundred Five “M” MEN Willard A. Dorang Allentown Prep. Height: 5 feet, 9 inches. Weight: 164 pounds. Dorang came to us from the school across the campus where he was one of the stars of football , basketball, and baseball. He won a regular berth on the varsity this year because of his hard work. “Dorie” alternated with Slemmer in shooting forward passes over the heads of our opponents. He also worried his enemies by hitting the line with a rush that took them by surprise. He has two more years with us and in that time he should develop into a first class back. Archie Witt Detroit Western Height: 5 feet, 7 inches. Weight: 191 pounds. Archie came to Muhlenber g with Spiegel in 1921 and since that time has given a creditable showing of himself on the grid- iron. Archie can be likened to a mud horse for it is on a muddy field that he does his best work. He is the hardest man on the team to tackle for when he gets started it is hard to catch his “beefy” legs. Arch did good work in cooperation with our wonderful line and many of the gains are accredited to him. He has been elected captain of the 1924 combination and we look for a successful team next fall. Russel Clark Philadelphia Central Height: 5 feet, 10 inches. Weight: 185 pounds. “Russ” is the scrappiest 185 pounds that has ever donned a Muhlenberg uniform. It made no difference whether the opposing man was big or small, “Russ” would always show them his wares. Not many plays came through him and if they did come his way they only tried it once. He has shown continued development and in his next two years he should be Coach Wood’s ablest man on the line. Page Two Hundred Six ' %■ M” MEN Silvio Tursi Englewood High Height: 5 feet, 7 inches. Weight: 166 pounds. The man who has shown the most development in his work on the field is this little scrappy end from the palisades. He is equally good in tackling, running, and pulling down forward passes. Very few plays around his end were successful especially when Conway was playing in back of him. These two made it almost impossible for the opponents to make any large gain around their end. Tursi has a peculiar manner of lying down in wait for a man and then suddenly tackling him with a sure grip. He promises to develop still more so that in 1924 we shall see an end who will be a worthy successor to Holstrum. Winfred Slemmer Northeast High, Philadelphia Height: 5 feet, 9 inches. Weight: 144 pounds. Winnie’s claim to fame rests in his trained toe. Last season he was one of the highest scores in the east in the number of field goals kicked. Some of his goals were the only scores Muhlenberg managed to get from the opposing team. He also was accurate in throwing forward passes and these resulted in large gains. In his next two years he should develop into the best kicker in college football. Howard Lewis Norristown High Height: 5 feet, 10 inches. Weight: 176 pounds. This is one of the “fightin’est” men on the team. Whenever there was a gain needed the ball was sure to go to Lewis. His work in the backfield is without an equal. Lewis is a leader and when the morale was low he could be found cheering the boys up. He has played his last game for Muhlenberg and it was a fighting one. Page Two Hundred Seven “M” MEN Harold Grove Detroit Western Height: 5 feet, 11% inches. Weight: 204 pounds. Whenever there was any “beef” needed in the line Brady was always sure to be put in. His great weight helped to hold many a rush through his part of the line. “Pap” earned the right in the latter part of last season to kick off and his ball was placed and so directed that the other team never ran back far without being downed. He has earned a place in the line and in his two years more of college football he should become a great help in opening holes for the backfield. Edward Black Englewood High Height: 5 feet, 9% inches. Weight: 174 pounds. Blackie held down one of the wing positions on this year’s team. Under the tutelage of Tursi he has given a creditable showing for his first year in college football. He is fast on his feet and is a sure tackier. His specialty was recovering fumbles and his eagle eye did not miss any of them. He also showed ability in catching forward passes. With a little tutoring he will develop into a first class end. William McAlpine Philadelphia Central Height: 6 feet. Weight: 206 pounds. “Mac” acted as relief guard when the going got too heavy for the regulars. Although his work was not spectacular it was consistent and worthy of mention. “Mac” has plenty of weight and this should help him to gain a regular berth on future varsity teams. Page Two Hundred Eight “M” MEN Milton Weaver Lancaster High Height: 5 feet, 10y 2 inches. Weight: 175 pounds. Some players remain stagnant when they come to college and there are others who develop considerably. “Buck” is one of the latter. In the beginning of the season it was a difficult thing to say where Buck would best fit in but he finally landed in the pivot position. He played a good game while he was in and not many plays could come through h:’m. In his next three years we look for greater development in Buck. John Philips Lebanon High Height: 5 feet, 9 inches. Weight: 145 pounds. This young fellow acted as alternate in filling positions in the wings. He was successful in stopping the opponents end runs and on the offensive he was fast in getting a forward or forming inter- ference for the backs. With more training and hard work he will be bound to get a position on the varsity. Page Two Hundred Nine ■ } jpi jf ' Xt fir 3 jm. rfctff- EH! 7 %4 t m Page Two Hundred Ten BASKET BALL COACH WOOD METZ NUEBLING DOKANG SCHANZ CAPT. LEWIS CLYMER MANAGER STEIGERW ALT GRIGGS SCHLUMS ANDERSON Tlie Team FORWARDS — Schanz, Anderson, Schlums. CENTER — Griggs, Metz. GUARDS — Nuebling, Lewis, Dorang, Clymer. CAPTAIN— Lewis. COACH — “Punk” Wood. MANAGER — Clarence A. Steigerwalt. ASSISTANT MANAGER — J. Gustie Chernansky. Page Two Hundred Thirteen Basketball Season Review of 1923-24 HE opening game with Mt. Airy was expected to be close, because they were a team of veterans. The clever teamwork of the Muhlenberg quintet beat them decisively by a score of 42-17. After the Christmas Holidays, Albright and Haverford were beaten in close games, Muhlenberg coming out in the last three minutes. Haverford was an inexperienced team and no great effort was needed to beat them. For the Lehigh game, the personnel of the team was changed, Schanz being moved to forward and Dorang taking the guard position. Muhlenberg had a bad start, and Lehigh amassed an early lead, which they kept throughout the game, and Muhlenberg suffered their first defeat of the season by the score of 27-22. Before a large crowd, the highly praised Ursinus team was beaten by a score of 40-19. The team then hit a “snag,” losing three games in succession, all of them in Mid-year week. University of Pennsylvania received a big scare, the first half ending 11-10, in our favor. Lewis and Clymer were taken out of the game because of personal fouls, and the substitutes could not get warmed up fast enough. Not a substitution was made by the Penn coach. A tired team lost to the University Club 30-43, and the following afternoon to the Army by a score of 32-18. After a rest of a week, the team came back and won the next four games, beating Temple, the conquerors of Gettysburg; and Villanova, Moravian, and Lafayette. Against Lafayette, Muhlenberg played her best game of the year. Lafayette had just beaten The University Club, Rutgers, and University of Pittsburgh. The team was never headed and lived up to its passing reputation. The team received the praise as being the best team to appear on Lafayette’s floor during the season. Muhlenberg did not have a chance against F. M., who had lost to Ursinus, Swarthmore, and Albright, all Muhlenberg victims. The referee, an F. M. graduate of only two years standing, lost control of the game, and the crowd rushed upon the floor, but the team got out alive. The game was a rough and tumble affair. Page Two Hundred Fourteen Y Moravian, Swarthmore, and Lafayette, all fell victims to Muhlen- berg’s most successful team in years. The Lafayette game was a “thrill- er,” Muhlenberg tying with less than a minute to go, and winning out in the extra period, by a score of 27-25. The season was successful because of the coach’s hard work and the willingness of the players to sacrifice for the good of the team. Games Field Fouls Name Played Position Home Hgt. Wgt. Goals Made- 1 iss LEWIS, Capt. 16 Guard Norristown, Pa. 5 ' 10 " 175 30 27—30 SCHANZ 15 Forward and Guard N. Y. City 6’1% " 168 30 23—24 DORANG 14 Forward Pottstown, Pa. 5’8 " 166 12 3— 8 CLYMER 16 Guard Allentown, Pa. 5 ' 5 " 145 25 21—21 GRIGGS 16 Center Somerville, N. J. 6 ' 5 " 185 46 53—45 METZ 8 Center and Guard Belleville, N. J. 6 ' 170 7 3—11 ANDERSON 10 Forward West Haven, Conn. 5 ' 10 " 165 9 5— 5 SCHLUMS 8 Forward and Guard Ridgefield Park, N. J. 5 ' 11 " 160 13 6— 7 MUHLENBERG CAGE HISTORY Total Points Won Lost Tied Muhlenberg Opponents 1900—01 3 3 153 87 1901—02 5 6 208 192 1902—03 4 6 205 229 1906—07 4 3 i 259 194 1907—08 4 1 110 132 1912—13 8 5 445 337 1913—14 4 10 322 420 1914—15 12 5 544 460 1915—16 5 6 208 192 1916—17 2 4 151 216 1918—19 7 11 466 531 1919—20 8 9 411 466 1920—21 4 11 365 463 1921—22 10 9 429 500 1922—23 10 10 518 545 1923—24 11 5 486 384 BASKETBALL RECORDS Most Games Won — 12 — by 1914-15 Team. Least Games Lost — 5 — by 1914-15; 1923-24 Teams. High Score — 544 — by 1914-15 Team. Low Score (Opponents) — 384 — by 1923-24 Team. Most Games Played — 20 — by 1922-23 Team. Page Two Hundred Fifteen Welfare of Athletics HE welfare of athletics at Muhlenberg is something which the student body must jealously guard, win or lose. It is practically the only feature of varsity life upon which all the students can center their hopes and well-wishes. Nothing is more capable of binding us together as a student body than to he either participants or to be spectators at an athletic game. The students have recognized this and consequently have ardently supported the teams, both by their moral and financial support. But with the growth of the college and the increase in varsity sport competition, there is a greater need for a financial aid and an over enthusiastic student body, (not only in football) but all inter-collegiate and intra-mural games. Another fact that will improve the athletic conditions is the development of intra-mural sports on a larger scale than has been done in the past. The general athletic situation at the college is good. The relation of the athletics to the work of the classes in the College is properly adjusted, there is no friction, and the co- operation of both in bringing about a healthful condition which helps the student both in his school work and increases his interest in athletics. This is very essential for the promotion of athletics and for good physical development. There is in every man a play-instinct that ought to have an opportunity for expression. I maintain the exercise habit, or play-habit, in young people, may be developed by providing recreative facilities, whereby all may take their exercise with the zest of play. It gives not only the needed physical exercise while they are in college and in a way that is not distasteful, but, much more important, promotes an enjoyment and teaches a skill, that induces the continuation of exercise after leaving college. The competitive teams are the highest expression of skill and brains and nerves. They are the goals which all aspire to reach. The experience of these teams furnishes the finest training in manliness, decision, self-reliance and i ntegrity. Add to this conception courses in which men can receive instruction fitting them to go out and carry on this same work in the schools and recreation centers, and we have a broader Physical Education. We are not the first to recognize the tremendous educational importance of this movement, but we are far from being last. It will take some time for its development, and will require full co-operation and support. But all this will come, and the resultant benefits to the College can hardly be overestimated. The enthusiasm of the students, co-operation of the faculty and the alumni, will put orr athletics in first class condition. Page Two Hundred Sixteen THE CARDINAL AND GRAY. Words by A.Freitag ' 20. Jtzz lAislo by H.K. Harks ' 07. (, sons lors tbo flag of brown and whit and m th glw of geld, th flash of blue and i In futura years w ooon shall think of happy days gone by, of Joys we had In J J J It: f t. u.J I ! P‘ H j igft gloving rod, who?’ or tholr college flag ie spread; whate ' er the hue may be - that songs of thee, while hearts ne ' er heaved a lingering sigh our flag will eoon recall our swings on the bresses gay - there are colors many yet there isn ' t any as our Cardinal and Gray college then ws ' ll say, forget your knowledge, back to your college ‘neath the Cardinal and Gray ±+ ,n Then hail to dear old ! !uhlenberg, the place we love so well: Her eons will all sal- ■ aPi 1 1 1 j-i J . 1 1 J 1 i N i 1 1 ' J J gi i— ever and a day - May tne flag of dear old Muhlenberg live, the Cardinal and Gray. J 2 i i i J J - !• J- t4 rj i fr-W i £r m Page Two Hundred Nineteen A1MA MATER- MUHLENBERG. E.H.Kis(ler,’95. Re-arraugement . Aniinato ma con eojpressione . 1- 1 s — J : 1 i — ■v 1 7 • r AM • JL 1. 1 lO ' 2 . 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I f i - [ TAHl — a — i m • 1 i W 4 - 1 — ; S-4 — — a m n — • mm r : L u i tor o Jt n; o ■ • ■ poco • : t3 l rif N % III 1 rit. f s f t|: r e-srr- : a — — m--a r i i : ivm — r. w — 1 — J -JT— T7 i . T , -d — 4— 4 — n — • a rT j — r-t7 “ 1 — » J. " " r l - • m _ r T -5 l • Page Two Hundred Twenty - Ms Page Two Hundred Twenty-one Page Two Hundred Twenty-two c? , M ;%-» ■.n p ]? 4 ' t W M t Glee Club N language rational and logical, in words unmistakable, and with a manner that suggests a quiet understanding of the facts, what, in a few words should be the purpose of a good glee club? There is but one answer; to give the students opportunities to develop all the various talents with which they have been gifted. Whether these talents lie in the field of dramatic art, or in that of the voice, the true glee club cannot shirk the responsibilities it owes to each and every mem- ber, in order to win the enthusiastic recognition of both the public and the press, and in order to create a genuine enthusiasm among the alumni of the college. In striving to foster such a successful organization of sterling quality, these heights can only be attained by a body of musicians who primarily possess a profound regard for the master works of musical literature. There must furthermore be a unity of thought, ambition, social as well as musical harmony, and an ardent desire and love for the study of the great masterpieces, both classic and modern, so that their interpretations may always be maintained on the highest plane. All these qualities are found in the Muhlenberg College Glee Club. Here is a typical newspaper comment on this company, which will give one an excellent idea of its program: “No better nor more enjoyable entertainment has ever been given here than that furnished by the Muhlen- berg College Glee Club. It was ‘something different’ from anything we have yet had, and was a real musical, as well as an artistic treat. The singing was delightful, and the program of twenty-five numbers was nearly doubled by the applause for numerous encores. There was no need for change of costume for the program was enough to hold the attention of the audience. The selections were standard pieces but were refreshing novelties.” It took this organization three months to get started, but when they were off — there was no need of any more starters. A few voices calmed, wild playing instruments, and a few necks straightened seemed to be the trouble with the few men. But these minor kinks were all beaten out, and the club finished the circuit stronger and better than any previous club representing Muhlenberg. This seemed to be the effect when the club sang its opening number. There was music to please every taste, including the humorous, classical, operatic, and sentimental. The impersonations rendered by Mr. Mattson were always high spots to the audience and always pleased them. Then there were vocal solos, piano solos, folk songs, violin solos, the skit, ‘the cardinals’, cornet solo, and a number of humorous numbers. Page Two Hundred Twenty-three The skit, “Box Cox,” written by John Madison Morton, made a big hit this year. Far more did it please the audiences than did the former skits. It made its a udience roar with laughter from beginning to end, when produced over seventy years ago. Since then it has been played many times over by professional as well as unprofessional casts. It is a play that has lived to be recognized after numerous critics have seen it and is just as funny and entertaining as it was the day it was written. It pertains to the life of a busy newspaper editor that set up long columns of type every night and a hatter that worked long hours during the day. Mr. Mattson, the ‘old timer’ of Muhlenberg’s skits, made a hit as Mr. Box, and his room mate Mr. Stowell took the part of Cox. Too much cannot be said of either of these men, who played their parts with all the grace and necessary experience to play such parts. A great deal of credit is due Mr. Zieber as Mrs. Bouncer, (landlady) she being a venerable old female. All three men without exception brought down the house in every town and they all put life into the act that is necessary for a real college skit. “The cardinals” the new organization of the club this year made a big hit, featuring Mr. Bachman as one of the talented men of the club from playing classical numbers by playing classical jazz. He surely brought down the house by the syncopations in his solos. Mr. Van Dusen, the man who has a characteristic movement for every piece he plays, coached this organization. “Sweeny” came out strong in his sentimental jazz numbers. Kneiss played a mean saxophone, that put the finishing touches to the numbers. In every concert the Cardinals scored a decided hit and were called back time and again to give encores. Coming back to life and to things that stood the test of ages as did the tomb of Tutankhamen, it is the singing of the chorus that either makes the club a success or a failure. Without doubt it is the former, for a better chorus would be hard to find anywhere. When a noted director was asked how he became so successful in coaching a chorus, he just replied, “by concentration and repetition.” This surely is the case of the club this year for 50 rehearsals only constitute a part of the times we worked away at the difficult numbers. There was not one tenor or bass that did not have a few years experience in either choir of chorus work, and with the training of Prof. Marks included, they were able to render a few numbers in a way that was pleasing for the best talent in America to listen to with satisfaction. The solo work of Mr. Bachman, the violinist of the club, charms one, and his marvelous tone and faultless technique is captivating. The song of his violin reaching the heart leaves a happy memory hard to efface. He is known to us as one of Muhlenberg’s as well as Allentown’s best violin- ists. Mr. Zieber who sang a number in impersonation was always hailed for an encore. The “Song of Love,” however old, is alive when Zieber is Page Two Hundred Twenty-four ig jPjL ss. around. Mr. Zieber has taken his work as a singer and vocal teacher seriously, which accounts for his success. Mr. Held’s swinging piano solos and sympathetic accompaniments mark him as a musician of unusual ability. He had the technique and musicianship which made his work a delightful part of the program. Mr. Barndt, cornet soloist of the club, created quite a sensation because of his beautiful tone quality. To be successful, an organization must have competent leadership. Muhlenberg’s Glee Club has been fortunate in having two wonderful men to do this. Prof. Marks, an ace of coaches, has achieved an enviable position as director of the club, and also in musical circles in and around Allentown. Not only has he made our glee club one of which we can feel justly proud, but he had also been very successful as organist in one of Allentown’s largest churches. Prof. Marks has gained a position of renown ; as director he has associated with many of the foremost artists of his generation and his broad musicianship is attested by the fact that his compositions are all beautiful. Dr. Brown, whose services have been invaluable to the club, is director of the dramatic activities. A recognized student of drama, his varied experiences and great success in his work with the club for some years justify the comment which is often heard, “Dr. Brown has done wonders for Muhlenberg and its glee club.” OFFICERS OF THE CLUB OF 1924-25 STANLEY SCHWEIMLER, ’25 ELMER ZIEBER, ’25 PAUL SMITH, ’25 GEORGE HENDRICKS, ’26 . NORMAN KIEFER, ’26 LEON D. BUEHLER, ’25 .Assistant Manager Press Correspondent President Leader Business Manager Secretary CIRCUIT SCHEDULE OF THE GLEE CLUB ITINERARY 1. Dec. 12 — Rittersville. 2. Dec. 14 — Hazleton. 3. Dec. 15 — North Wales. 4. Jan. 11 — Stroudsburg. 5. Jan. 15 — Northampton. 5a. Jan. 17 — Lebanon. 6. Jan. 18 — Lancaster. 7. Jan. 19 — Lititz. 8. Feb. 6 — Lansdale. 9. Feb. 7 — Coplay. 10. Feb. 8 — Kutztown. 11. Feb. 9 — Reading. 12. Feb. 13 — Hazleton. 13. Feb. 14 — Wilkes-Barre. 14. Feb. 15 — Scranton. 25. April 30 — Cata sauqua. 26. May 2 — Tower City. 27. May 3 — Schuylkill Haven. 27a. May 5 — Mountainville. 28. May 9 — Allentown. 20. Mar. 4 — Perkasie. 21. April 22 — Lansford. 22. April 23 — Tamaqua. 23. April 24 — Tremont. 24. April 25 — Ephrata. 15. Feb. 16 — Honesdale. 16. Feb. 20 — Nazareth. 17. Feb. 28 — Norristown, 18. Feb. 29 — Pottstown. 19. Mar. 1 — Philadelphia. Tage Two Hundred Twenty-five PROGRAM PART I. “Fair Muhlenberg” Words by Stephen G. Simpson Music by Harold K. Marks, ’07 Glee Club 1. (a) “Chorus of Bacchantes” (From Philemon et Baucis), Charles Francois Gounod, 1818-1893 (b) “Now is the Month of Maying” (Madrigal) Thomas Morely, 1557-1603 Glee Club 2. (a) IMPERSONATIONS Mr. Mattson “Tony” Daly “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” Stevenson “Franz Schubert” Arranged (b) Vocal Solo from “Blossom Time” Mr. Zieber 3. FOLK SONGS (a) “In Dulci Jubilo” (14th Century German Carol) Anonymous (b) “Suabian Folk Song,” Arranged by Johannes Brahms (c) “Brunnette” (French 17th Century) H. Alex. Matthews Glee Club 4. Violin Solo — “Cencerto No. 9 — A minor,” De Beriot Mr. Bachman PART II. 5. SKIT “BOX AND COX” By James Madison Morton Cast Mr. Box — (A Journeyman Printer) MR. MATTSON Mr. Cox — (A Journeyman Hatter) MR. STOWELL Mrs. Bouncer — (Landlady) MR. ZIEBER TIME: 1847. PLACE: London. Costumes by Roth, Allentown. 6 . 7. 8 . 9. 10 . 11 . PART III. “THE CARDINALS” Piano Solo — “Polka de Concert” H. N. Bartlett Mr. Held (a) “Please Won’t You Be My Hm!” Dan Dore (b) “Old Man Noah,” Arranged by Marshall Bartholomew Glee Club Cornet Solo — “My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice,” from “Samson and Delilah”, Saint-Saens Mr. Barndt (a) “Mah Lindy Lou” Strickland (b) “Viking Song” S. Coleridge-Taylor “Alma Mater” Kistler, ’95 Glee Club Page Two Hundred Twenty-six Review of Music at Mulile nberg H flfil! UHLENBERG has been very musical ever since the school has started. Each year music saw an advance as more songs were written and musical organizations were started. Today our Glee Club is known thruout the East, as being one of the best singing clubs. Each year the music has improved on the Club until now we say this is the best club and then the next year we say the same about that club, which shows that Muhlenberg is keeping up to the high standards of the better clubs. Chapel Choir work has also shown that we are taking steps ahead in music. Also the groups of singers from the Y. M. C. A. who sing at services in jail and hospitals proves that the students are awake to what music can do. This year our Band has made a big advance over other years. They played at all the big games and led parades down town. The College Orchestra is growing, and the fine music played by the quartette of the orchestra has pleased many audiences, they also play at oratorical contests. Our group singing in the chapel three days a week has been a good improvement and the boys are enjoying it very much. This was just started last year but with the boys so interested that they call for songs, promises to make next year’s group singing even more ineresting. For as small as we are, we are very fortunate in having a number of very talented musicians in our student body who have had a great deal of solo experience. If all this talent were in our organizations Muhlenberg could not be far from first in College music. Next year music at Muhlenberg is to be stressed more than ever before, for our music department is getting more support as our friends see how helpful music is to students. As we are an art school music should be stressed still more, for it is among the greatest of arts. Page Two Hundred Twenty-seven mKm msmmm ySkXm im ■ . ■ . . i tvnafiv s m m SM -jt 7 ■ - MP»mi Ha wiH MIB FKSIau89n(m|0|BM9Q|Zlf| %t ■» - « " ®s3iii®sasM — — WUH I V - :.. Page Two Hundred Twenty-eipht STUDENT O ANIZTOS Student Bodrj Officers President CARL D. NUEBLING Vice President RICHARD P. BETZ Secretary THEODORE H. UNVERSAGT Treasurer CLARENCE A. STEIGERWALT Page Two Hundred Thirty-one Student Council President EUGENE L. STOWELL Vice President CARL D. NUEBLING Secretary HAROLD L. STRAUSE Treasurer STANLEY S. SCHWEIMLER Members of Student Council 1924 Paul H. Hildebrand William J. Skean Harold L. Kremser Eugene L. Stowell Edward Mattson Harold L. Strause Carl D. Nuebling 1925 John Hangen Charles F. Holland Harold J. Harris Robert F. Orr William F. Hillegass Stanley S. Schweimler Page Two Hundred Thirty-two The Muhlenberg Weekhj Editor in Chief Features General News Exchanges Athletics Wit and Wisdom Alumni Business Manager in Chief Circulation Manager . . .STERLING F. BASHORE, ’24 . . . .ELWOOD V. HELFRICH, ’24 . . . .RAYMOND L. WALLER, ’24 WALTER E. WAGNER, ’25 CARL D. NUEBLING, ’24 CARL H. ROEPE, ’25 DR. GEORGE T. ETTINGER, ’80 PERCY F. REX, ’24 HAROLD L. STRAUSE, ’24 Associate Editors J. Gustie Chernansky, ’25 Walter E. Rutt, ’25 Frederick E. Preuss, ’25 George R. Seltzer, ’25 Business Assistants Frederick Eidam, ’25 Richard A. Beck, ’26 Thomas A. Greene, ’25 Russel Clarke, ’26 Arthur P. Snyder, ’25 William G. Genszler, ’26 Harold P. Ballentine, ’26 Gerald S. Neely, ’26 L. Walter Seegers, ’26 Paul B. Dennis, ’26 John M. Haws, ’26 Paul W. Heist, ’26 Reporters Paul Koch, ’26 Harold C. Speidel, ’26 Richard C. Steinmetz, ’26 Page Two Hundred Thirty-three Page Two Hundred Thirty-four Ciarla Staff Editor-in-Chief Assistant Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Business Manager PETER BRATH GEORGE R. SELTZER H. TYLER CHRISTMAN FREDERIC EIDAM GUSTIE J. CHERNANSKY JOHN P. JORDAN MORRIS L. SHAFER WALTER E. RUTT LOUIS E. EDWARDS Assistant Business Managers Advertising Manager ALBERT J. UTZ ROBERT F. ORR PAUL J. SMITH CLYDE H. KELCHNER WILLIAM F. HILLEGASS Assistant Advertising Managers THOMAS A. GREENE j ARTHUR J. NAGLE ( BERT F. KRAUSE Photographers Art Editors Humor Art . . j ALFRED A. KOCH | A. PAUL SNYDER ( GEORGE M. SIEGER ) ELMER E. ZIEBER Ex Officio ALAN F. WEINSHEIMER SAMUEL WOLF Page Two Hundred Thirty-five w Y. M. C. A. Cabinet President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Chairman Bible Study Chairman Mission Study . . Service Secretary Assistant Service Secretary STERLING F. BASHORE PERCY F. REX GERALD G. NEELY ...WILLIAM S. MILLER . . .JACOB E. HARTMAN . . . .GEORGE M. SEIGER ..BERTRAM P. SHOVER JOHN P. JORDAN Page Two Hundred Thirty-six FRATERNITIES Alplia Tau Ome a Founded 1865 Fraternity Journal “Alpha Tau Omega Palm.” THE ACTIVE CHAPTERS Colors : Sky Blue and Old Gold Alabama Alpha Epsilon, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Beta Beta, Southern University, Greensboro, Ala. Alabama Beta Delta, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala. California Beta Psi, Leland Stanford University, Cal. California Gamma Iota, University of California, Berkeley, Cal. Colorado Delta Eta, Colorado Agricultural College, Ft. Collins, Colo. Colorado Gamma Lambda, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo. Florida Alpha Omega, University of Florida, Gainesville, 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. Illinois Gamma Zeta, University of Illinois, Champaign, 111. Illinois Gamma Xi, University of Chicago, 111. Indiana Delta Alpha, Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind. Indiana Gamma Gamma, Rose Polytechnic Institute, Terra Haute, Ind. Indiana Gamma Omicron, Perdue University, Lafayette, Ind. Iowa Beta Alpha, Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa. Iowa Delta Beta, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa Gamma Epsilon, Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa. Kansas Gamma Mu, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. Kansas Delta Theta, Kansas State Agriculture College, Manhattan, Kansas. Kentucky Mu Iota, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. Louisiana Beta Epsilon, Tulane University, New Orleans, La. Maine Beta Upsilon, University of Maine, Orono, Me. Maine Gamma Alpha, Colby College, Waterville, Me. Massachusetts Beta Gamma, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass. Massachusetts Gamma Beta, Tufts College, West Somerville, Mass. Massachusetts Gamma Sigma, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass. Michigan Beta Kappa, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Mich. Michigan Beta Lambda, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. Michigan Beta Omicron, Albion College, Albion, Mich. Minnesota Gamma Nu, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn. Missouri Delta Zeta, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. Missouri Gamma Rho, University of Missouri, Columbia, Md. Nebraska Gamma Theta, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb. Nevada Delta Iota, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada. New York Alpha Omicron, St. Lawrence University, Canton, N. Y. New York Beta Theta, Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. New York Delta Gamma, Colgate University, Hamilton, N. Y. New York Delta Nu, Rensaleer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N. Y. New Hampshire Delta Delta, New Hampshire State College, Durham, N. H. North Carolina Xi, Trinity College, Durham, N. C. North Carolina Alpha Delta, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. North Dakota Delta Mu, University of North Dakota, Bismark, N. D. Ohio Alpha Nu, Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio. Ohio Alpha Psi, Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio. Ohio Beta Eta, Ohio Wesleyan College, Delaware, Ohio. Ohio Beta Mu, Wooster University, Wooster, Ohio. Ohio Beta Omega, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Ohio Delta Lambda, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Ohio Gamma Kappa, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Ohio Beta Rho, Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio. Oklahoma Delta Kappa, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla. Oregon Alpha Sigma, Oregon Agricultural College, Corvallis, Ore. Oregon Gamma Phi, University of Oregon, Eugene, Ore. Pennsylvania Tau, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. Pennsylvania Alpha Iota, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa. Pennsylvania Pi, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa. Pennsylvania Alpha Rho, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa. Pennsylvania Alpha Upsilon, Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, Pa. Pennsylvania Gamma Omega, Pennsylvania State College, State College, Pa. Rhode Island Gamma Delta, Brown University, Providence, R. I. South Carolina Beta Xi, College of Charleston, Charleston, S. C. Tennessee Omega, University of the South, Sewanee. Tenn. Tennessee Phi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee Alpha Tau, Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clarksville, Tenn. Tennessee Beta Phi, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee Tau, Union University, Jackson, Tenn. Texas Gamma Eta, University of Texas, Austin. Texas. Texas Delta Epsilon, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. Virginia Beta, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va. Virginia Delta, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. Vermont Beta Zeta, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Washington Gamma Phi, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash. Washington Gamma Chi , Washington State College, Pullman, Wash. Wisconsin Gamma Tau, University of Wisconsni, Madison, Wisconsin. Wyoming Gamma Psi, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo. Page Two Hundred Forty-one Page Two Hundred Forty-two Alpha Tau Omega Pennsylvania Alpha Iota Chapter — Established 1881 c a- ' ' u Charles M. Apple Grover E. Baer, A. P. Lewis P. Bailey, T. Paul F. Bittner Warren E. Bittner Oscar F. Bernheim Solomon J. Boyer Orrin E. Boyle John P. Bronstein Robert L, U. Burkholder Clinton C. Callahan Harry R, Dubbs George F. Erdman Albert C. H. Fasig Dr. Frederick A. Fetherolf Herbert Frederick Samuel D. Frederick Paul J. Gebert Herbert F. Gernert Hon. Malcolm W. Gross George E. K. Guth Roger W. Hartman Alfred S. Hartzell John E. Hartzell James F. Henninger Guerney F. Afflerbach Oscar F. Bernheim Grimmett, Minton R. Kurtz, Stanley Afflerbach, Ralph H. Christman, H. Tyler Jordan, John P. Maglin, Raymond R. Bartholomew, Clifford Deisher, George R. Jr. Dennis, Paul B. Dorang, Willard A. Anderson, Wilfred W. Beyer, Harold W. Geissinger, John B. Glenn, Daniel L. Harned, William B. Fratres in Urbe Allen V. Heyl George N. Horlacher Prof. M. Luther Horn Carrol H. Hudders Joseph T. Hummel Richard W. Iobst Charles W. Kaercher Thomas B. Keck William R. Kleckner John F. Klein Edwin K. Kline Robert F. Kratz, A. P. George Kuhl Claude M. Laudenslager Rev. Elmer O. Leopold John A. McCollum, Jr. William L. McCollum G. Donald Marks Dr. Ralph F. Merkle Robert G. Merkle Frank S. Mickley, A. P. Arthur A. Mickley David A. Miller Robert K. Miller Samuel P. Miller William F. Mosser Fratres in Facultate Albert C .H. Fasig Robert C. Horn 1924 Lewis, Howard H. Miller, James A. Repass, John H. 1925 Orr, Robert F. Riggs, George H. Ritter, Paul O. 1926 Groves, Harold B. Hudders, William S. Klotz, Paul R. Lantz, Frederick W. MacAlpine, William D. 1927 Leh, Andrew Lloyd, John R. Metz, James T. Miller, Samuel W. Miller, William S. Alfred L. Ochs, B. 0. Robert T. Ochs, T. William H. Pascoe Frank G. Perly, A. P. Paul W. Ramer Hon. Claude T. Reno Benjamin F. Rinn Harold J. Romig Wallace E. Ruhe, A. P. Edgar E. Sanders Ralph H. Sehatz Ray E. Schoenly Dalton F. Schwartz Theodore A. Seip Paul L. Semmel Prof. Irwin M. Shalter William G. Shane Claude Shankweiler Raymond G. Shankweiler John F. Stein John H. Sykes Roland B. Wehr Warren M. Wenner Francis A. Whitaker Ira Wise Harold K. Marks William S. Ritter Schantz, Charles Skean, William J. Sieger, George M. Smith, Paul J. Winn, Monroe B. Witt, Archie J. Messinger, Christopher Schaadt, Warren A. Seegers, L. Walter Ziegler, Nelson H. Phillips, John R. Reynolds, Walter M. Slemmer, Winfred S. Setter, Jacob R. Weaver, Milton R. Page Two Hundred Forty-three Page Two Hundred Forty-four Delta Theta w Publication “Delta Theta Bulletin.” Founded 1898 Color: Purple Fratres in Urbe Prof. Warren Acker Russel S. Bachman Walter S. Bastian Dr. Elmer H. Bausch Dr. Frederick R. Bausch Allen W. Butz Fred P. Butz Francis T. Collum Winfield P. DeLong Morris DeTurk Ray E. Dorney Charles W. Ettinger Prof. Martin D. Fetherolf Richard Fetherolf Paul M. Freed Harold E. Fulton James F. Gallagher Joseph M. Geissinger Garford W. Graver Robert E. Haas Prof. Luther J. Deck Richard P. Betz Alfred M. Dietrich Knute L. Johnson Luther H. Kroninger Peter Brath G. J. Chernansky William Hartzell Llewellyn Heffley Russel L. Clarke William Genszler George Anderson Paul M. Berndt Edward J. Black Paul Clymer Leonard Deininger Alfred W. Dubbs James L. Griggs Dr. William A. Hausman Harold H. Helfrich Charles T. Kriebel Preston K. Keyser Theodore Krick John L. Lanshe Dr. John Lear Raymond W. Lentz William R. Lewis Frank Marsch Paul A. Nagle E. Paul Newhard Dr. John W. Noble Samuel H. Raub C. Cenutry Ritter Charles M. Ritter Theodore J. Ritter Dr. Charles Ruloff George A. Rupp 1924 Quintin W. Messersmith Carl D. Nuebling George W. Nicholas 1925 Albert C. Henry Herman E. Knies Arthur J. Nagle 1926 Frank A. Leidich Robert Stauffer 1927 Thomas A. Jacks Franklin C. Jones John M. Lumley Earl E. Moll Leroy Rahn Howard C. Schlums Lawrence H. Rupp, Esq. Earl V. Schantz, Esq. Edward W. Schlechter Prof. Richard J. Schmoyer Horace T. Schuler Arthur B. Seidel Willard P. Sengle Henry B. Shelly Paul F. Spieker Prof. Charles A. Smith Miles G. Stroup Russel Stroup Wayne Stump Dr. Floyd Uhler Dr. Joseph M. Weaver Charles W. Webb, Esq. Mark A. Wetherhold Ralph V. Wetherhold Richard K. Yehl Prof. Edward Zimmerman Ernest A. Seyfried Clarence A. Steigerwalt Paul S. Weston Harold P. Whitenight Stanley S. Schweimler Morris L. Shafer Arthur P. Snyder Silvio Tursi Carl Voigt William Ziegenfuss Richard S. Robinson Albert J. Snyder George Snyder Vaughn Sprenkle Walter A. Van Fleet Robert Wheeler Henry A. Wickert Frater in Facultate (On leave of absence.) Page Two Hundred Forty-five PHI EPSILON A. T. O. DELTA THETA Page Two Hundred Forty-six Plii Kappa Tau Founded 1906 at Miami University Fraternity Journal “The Laurel” Colors: Harvard Red, Old Gold Alpha Beta Gamma Delta Epsilon Zeta Eta Theta Iota Kappa Lambda Mu Nu Xi Omicron Pi Rho Sigma THE ACTIVE CHAPTERS Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Center College of Kentucky, Danville, Kentucky. Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio. University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois. Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Penna. Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky. Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Kentucky State University, Lexington, Kentucky. Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana. Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin. University of California, Berkley, California. Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Penna. University of Southern Colifornia, Los Angeles, Cal. Penn State College, State College, Penna. Renssalaer Polytech, Troy, N. Y. Syracuse University, Syracuse, N. Y. 0P tit Qfcrwg. €$ 4 ® ' 5j ■«k£?. ®!£ rr V Vy | A Phi Kappa Tau Eta Chapter — Established 1918 Edwin G. Arner Henry Arner John A. Baker Mark A. Bausch J. Prince Beasome Luther W. Begel Mark B. Bollman Carl W. Boyer Melville J. Boyer Frank J. Butz J. Russel Edwards Amos A. Ettinger Melvin J. Freed Frederick J. Fiedler Arthur J. Freitag Harold C. Fry Richard R. Gates Newton W. Geiss Arthur H. Getz G. Charlese Goering Raymond A. Green William J. Heilman Prof. C. Spencer Allen Prof. Charles E. Bowman Acker, E. Richard Benner, Royal D. Beerweiler, Clarence E. Edwards, Louis E. Graul, Carl M. Ballentine, Harold Boyer, Albert S. Boyer, John H. Bachman, Charles F. Barndt, Charles L. Borden, George, Jr. Boyd, John D. Fratres ex Collegio Ira R. Heinline Harold W. Helfrich Homer H. Heller J. Roland Heller T. E. Werner Jentsch David J. Jaxheimer H. Stanley Kleckner Paul E. Knecht G. Herbert Koch J. Walter Koch Luther A. Krouse Milton A. Kruden W. Gratton Ladd Leroy L. Leister Richard C. Lutz W. Bruce Macintosh W. Russel McKeever Henry Moehling, Jr. John E. Mohn Pern T. Mohn James G. Morgan Fratres in Facultate Rev. Harry C. Cressman Seniors 1924 Hartmann, Jacob E. Helfrich, Elwood V. Juniors 1925 Hillegass, William Kelchner, Clyde H. Kleinginna, Paul R. Sophomores 1926 Daugherty, Earl A. Haws, John M. Reutlinger, John J. Schlegel, Daniel J. Freshmen 1927 Brubeek, Harold E. Day, Aug. W. Groff, William A. Hartman, Harold V. Russel W. Moyer Stewart J. Nase Herman W. Nenow Stanley E. Rahn Gomer S. Reese Paul H. Rhode Russel Rosenberger Paul L. Royer Henning Schaeffer Paul K. Schelly Leslie Smith Warren P. Snyder Leonard M. Utz Paul F. Weaver Urbanus Weirbach Frederick W. Weiler Earl H. Weinsheimer Howard L. Weiss William Wills C. Russel Witmer William Van Zandt Ira F. Zartman Prof. John V. Shankweiler Dr. Isaac Miles Wright Hildebrand, Paul H. Shover, Bertram P. Palmiter, Floyd E. Utz, Albert J. Winkelman. Howard H. Steinhauer, Milton H. Truchses, Elmer P. Wissler, Benjamin F. Jones, Howard L. Myers, Ralph N. Van Dusen, Alfred W. White, Paul M. Page Two Hundred Fifty-one Page Two Hundred Fifty-two Established 1919 John Bauer Theodore F. Behler Walter S. Berger Ralph Bornman Jennings B. Derr H. Edwin Eisenhard Lando Emerich A. Franklin Faust Waldemar Fedko Ralph Gresh Morris E. Greth Warren A. Hess Fred Knappenberger Harold L. Kremser Aaron T. Newhard Marvin N. J. Beck Frederic Eidam Ralph L. Folk Thomas A. Green Charles T. Bauer Richard A. Beck John J. Bortz Edward W. Althof Edwin W. Andrews Harry E. Banghart J. Carl Behler Walter A. Brumbach Phi Epsilon Fratres ex Collegio Myron M. Kistler Allen S. Kindt Paul K. Kneedler Reuben E. Kramer Victor Kroninger Ammon Lichty Wilmer H. Long Horace S. Mann Eugene Mohr Floyd Moyer Hobart Tyson Raymond C. Miller John H. Neumoyer Fratres in Collegio 1924 Earl S. Oxenreider Robert J. Phifer M. D. Reinbold Elmer K. Schaffer 1925 Charles F. Holland Alfred A. Koch Bert F. Krause Ellerslie A. Lebo 1926 Leon A. Drumheller Norman E. Kieffer John M. Nemecek Clarence Rhoda 1927 Mathias R. Cooper Fred W. Diefenderfer Joseph E. Gehringer Aral M. Hollenbach Henry M. Kistler Colors: Maroon and Gold Claude E. Reinhard Joseph M. Reyes Leon P. Rex Paul R. Ronge Sterling C. Schmoyer George M. Sowers Harry S. Sowers Frederick Stauffer Earl W. Steffy Leroy Strunk Luke S. Sweitzer C. Morgan Wagner Earle Z. Sittler Robert G. Stauffer Raymond L. Waller Luther L. Lengel Allen H. Roth Walter E. Rutt Carl S. Sipple Samuel Schaadt George G. Sevart Richard C. Steinmetz Theodore M. Lithgow Frederick K. Ritter S. B. Schaadt Taylor G. Schuler Dana H. Smith Page Two Hundred Fifty-three Pan-Hellenic Council Muhlenberg ' , like most other colleges has a Pan Hellenic Council. This organization is made up of members from the different fraternities, who work together to make the fraternal spirit at Muhlenberg of the highest possible type. The relationship of the various fraternities to each other on the campus is very cordial and is becoming better every year. The members of this council are as follows: Minton R. Grimmet Richard P. Betz Charles F. Holland Paul H. Hildebrand Alpha Tau Omega Robert F. Orr Delta Theta Frank A. Leidieh Phi Epsilon Allen S. Roth Phi Kappa Tau William F. Hillegass Charles Schanz Carl D. Nuebling Earl Z. Sittler Albert Utz Pape Two Hundred Fifty-four JUNIOR ORATORICAL CONTEST CLASS OF 1924 COLLEGE CHAPEL, JUNE 12, 1924 GEORGE T. ETTINGER, Ph.D., Litt.D. Presiding Officer ORDER OF EXERCISE MUSIC “One of the Supremely Great” STERLING F. BASHORE “The Drug Mania” JACOB J. LEVY “The Occupation of the Ruhr” HARRY W. HUEY MUSIC “Our Hand or Our Fist Toward Russia?” . .THEODORE H. UNVERSAGT “America’s Problem” CHARLES A. MATHIAS MUSIC Decision of the Judges First Prize — Harry W. Huey Second Prize — Theodore H. Unversagt Honorable Mention — Sterling F. Bashore JUDGES The Rev. Simon Sipple Attorney Nimson Eckert Attorney Harry L. Snyder Page Two Hundred Fifty-seven INTER-COLLEGIATE ORATORICAL CONTEST Muhlenberg College SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL TWENTY-FIRST Nineteen Hundred Twenty-Three AT EIGHT O’CLOCK OFFICERS OF THE INTER-COLLEGIATE UNION PRESIDENT Wendell H. Woodside, Bucknell SECRETARY Sterling F. Bashore, Muhlenberg TREASURER Eugene B. Michael, Ursinus PROGRAM Invocation Dean George T. Ettinger Orchestra Oration — “The Nobility of Labor” Lewis H. Hutchinson, Bucknell Oration — “America and the Far East” W. Harry Snyder, Ursinus Orchestra Oration — “The Genius of the American People”. .L. G. Straley, Gettysburg Oration — “Facismo” Harry W. Huey, Muhlenberg Oration — “The Prophetic Voice” David Davidson, Jr., Franklin and Marshall Decision of the Judges First Place — Harry W. Huey, Muhlenberg. Second Place — W. Harry Snyder, Ursinus. Third Place — David Davidson, Jr., Franklin and Marshall. Judges Dr. Carmon Ross, Principal Doylestown City Schools. Dean Mervin G. Filler, Dickinson College, Carlisle. Prof. George L. Swank, Superintendent Northumberland County Schools. Dean James H. Dunham, Temple University, Philadelphia. Prof. Albert R. Thayer, Lafayette College, Easton. Committee Sterling F. Bashore Harold L. Strause James A. Miller Page Two Hundred Fifty-eight Class Daij Exercises of The Class of 1923 College Grove, June 12th, Nineteen Twenty-Three ORDER OF EXERCISES MUSIC ADDRESS OF WELCOME PRESENTATION OF GIFTS MUSIC CLASS HISTORY PROPHECIES MUSIC MANTEL ORATION LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT Orchestra Gomer S. Reese ! L. Walter Koch William F. Mosser John G. Miller Christian E. Mills Luke S. Sweitzer Orchestra J. Birney Crum j Calvin A. Knauss Richard C. Lutz Orchestra George R. Holstrum Fred W. Weiler FIFTY-SIXTH Commencement Exercises of Muhlenberg College Allentown High School Auditorium June Fourteenth, Nineteen Twenty Three MUSIC OPENING PRAYER The Rev. Reese MUSIC LATIN SALUTATORY Horace S. Mann SCIENTIFIC ORATION Christian Mills MUSIC VALEDICTORY Ira S. Fritz MUSIC ADDRESS Dr. Edgar Dubbs Shimer MUSIC CONFERRING OF DEGREES AND PRIZES The President MUSIC BENEDICTION Dr. Haas Page Two Hundred Fifty-nine w De rees Conferred Doctor of Laws Dr. Reese Tulloss, President of Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio. Doctor of Letters Saburo Toyanna, Professor at Kumamoto, Japan. Doctor of Divinity Rev. Dr. F. M. Urich, Philadelphia. Rev. Dr. Edward Kistler, Minneapolis. Doctor of Science Dr. Harry D. Bailey, Professor of Biology, Muhlenberg College. Dr. W. A. Hausman, Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. Bachelor of Arts John A. Baker, Allentown, Pa. Luther A. Bennyhoff, East Mauch Chunk, Pa. Carl A. Boyer, Kutztown, Pa. Charles E. Brodell, Stroudsburg, Pa. Ira S. Fritz, Lancaster, Pa. Richard C. Lutz, Philadelphia, Pa. Horace S. Mann, Bangor, Pa. John G. Miller, New Market, Va. Gomer S. Reese, Lehighton, Pa. Luke S. Sweitzer, Shillington, Pa. Richard K. Yehl, Allentown, Pa. Bachelor of Philosophy George A. Balmer, Reading, Pa. Carl A. Cassone, Allentown, Pa. J. Birney Crum, Alton, 111. J. Russel Edwards, Allentown, Pa. George R. Holstrum, Superior, Wise. Clarence C. Ritter, Allentown, Pa. Allen L. Roth, Slatington, Pa. George A. Rupp, Allentown, Pa. Sterling G. Schmoyer, Wescosville, Pa. Horace T. Shuler, East Texas, Pa. Harry E. Sowers, Auburn, Pa. J. Russel Stroup, Allentown, Pa. C. Morgan Wagner, Strausstown, Pa. Bachelor of Science Walter H. Albright, Blooming Glen, Pa. Henry F. Alderfer, Souderton, Pa. A. Franklin Faust, Emaus, Pa. Roland Heller, Allentown, Pa. Calvin A. Knauss, Bethlehem, Pa. J. Walter Koch, Allentown, Pa. Robert K. Miller, Allentown, Pa. Christian E. Mills, Brodheadsville, Pa. William F. Mosser, Allentown, Pa. Ernest Rauch, Slatington, Pa. Frederick G. Schmerker, Allentown, Pa. Floyd H. Weaver, Allentown, Pa. Paul F. Weaver, Perkasie, Pa. Ira F. Hartman, Lititz, Pa. Page Two Hundred Sixty EXTENSION DEPARTMENT Bachelor of Philosophy G. Dewey Blank, Lehighton, Pa. Nellie Hahn, Allentown, Pa. John T. Hess, Bangor, Pa. Mildred Kemmerer, Allentown, Pa. Helen M. Luckenbac-h, Northampton, Pa. Joseph F. Noonan, Mahanoy City, Pa. George H. Richwine, Camp Hill, Pa. George E. Thomas, Allentown, Pa. Susan K. Witmer, Reamstown, Pa. Bachelor of Science Robert R. Abernathy, Catasauqua, Pa. Mary L. Moyer, Allentown, Pa. Wilson E. Musselman, Allentown, Pa. Guy S. Schrope, Allentown, Pa. Bessie Swartz, Allentown, Pa. Mary E. Walp, Allentown, Pa. Harry D. Weiler, Allentown, Pa. John J. R. Weiss, Bethlehem, Pa. Prizes Awarded SENIOR CLASS The Clayton H. Bernheim Honor Medal to Horace S. Mann, Bangor, Pa. JUNIOR CLASS Clemmie S. Ulrich Oratorical Prize, $25, to Harry W. Huey, Elizabeth, N. J. Class of ’96 Second Junior Oratorical Prize to Theodore H. Unversagt, Topton, Pa. SOPHOMORE CLASS Reuben Wenrich Prize, $10, for the Highest General Average, to Clyde H. Kelchner, Allentown, Pa. FRESHMAN CLASS Reuben J. Butz, Botanical Prize to Benjamin F. Wissler, Lincoln, Pa. Horace S. Mann George B. Balmer Sterling F. Bashore Elwood V. Helfrich Richard P. Betz Peter Brath J. Gustie Chernansky Paul A. Heist HONOR GROUPS Senior Class Christian E. Mills Walter H. Albright Junior Class Raymond L. Waller Sophomore Class Frederic Eidam Clyde H. Kelchner Freshman Class John M. Haws Ira S. Fritz Carl W. Boyer Fred H. Williams Earle Z. Sittler Allen Roth Morris Shafer Walter E. Wagner Harold 0. Speidel Page Two Hundred Sixty-one Page Two Hundred Sixty-two AN OLD ADAGE “These guys What go around hunting bootleggers like they was Hunting for a case a Smallpocks is Called Detecktives. Yet they Ain’t Never caught anything But them that walks in a Police Station and Deliberately Admits Killing somebody. Them guys are Detektives. The Way they are made is this: — The Capt. of the Police Dept, takes the dummest Cop, blows out What little Brains he has: — if the Cop Survives he is Made a Detektive. Its just as this Guy, “Pussy” face Johnson says, that Was in the Sennette. Bootleggers make Hootch in the Afternoon and Cell it at Knight. I says to Them, I says, “Don’t Forget that Old Adage, ‘Rum wasn’t Built in a Day .” — Flynn. A BUGHOUSE LOVE LETTER Dear Minnie, I would like to know If you are playing fair, I love to pat your luxurious nose, And see that lonesome hair. If you could only love me, dear, Like I am loving you, And put your extra lovin, kid, Upon the favorite few. I’m talking of our date las’ night When you called me John for Joe. If you want another date with me, Don’t dress like a burlesque show. Now if you do not wear a gown, That will, at least, conceal, The only date you’ll have with me Is in my automobile. And then, old girl, be sure to bring A pair of walking shoes, For we will talk, or you will walk — Which ever way you choose. I wrote that letter years ago, When for your charms I fell, You made me what I am to-day. A nut in a padded cell. Page Two Hundred Sixty-five MAKING USE OF OUR TALENT By “Flynn” HY not keep the class of 1925 united — united in work, play, trouble and strife, happiness and sunshine? It is not impossible. Why not secure the services of some beloved professor, such as Prof. Bauman, to take the place of Chas. K. Champlin, and reproduce a variety of high class vaudeville, composed entirely of mem- bers of the class of 1925. Then give Prof. Fritsch entire charge of the chorus of fifty dazzling beauties. It would be well to take “Bill” Ritter, too. Many times, I am sure, it will be necessary for someone, with a most supernatural strength and forceful vocabulary to prevent the audience from rioting. Nevertheless, I have arranged a program, and, should it meet with your approval, mark an X on the ballot which will be found among the advertisements and mail to the Jewnited States Rubber Tack Co. The following will be the program in order of their appearance : — OVERTURE “The Corby Air” HORN SOLO By Prof. Simpson STUPENDOUS— MARVELOUS— SUPER-PERFORMANCE Carl Schultz Sipple Weight-lifting De Luxe. Assisted on the trapeze by E. Zieber, Edwards and Holland “The Greatest Mystery Drama on Tour”: — Skeedunk Speedwagon. “THE SLOW DEATH” By Hangen. “THE ASPHALT ARABS” with Gus Chernansky, Ty Christman, Hal Harris and Lou Heffley. See the days of debauchery in Ancient Rome. Thousands of gallons of bonded liquors secured to produce reality in this stupendous production. CONWAY AND SCHWEIMLER in went strong at Max Rosenbaum’s Regalia “They opened the show three years ago, and still running.” CARL MORGAN GRAUL in “THE MUSIC MASTER” Assisted on the flute by Leon D. Buehler. Instruments furnished by the Rod and Gun Club. The audience is requested to kindly furnish their own hooks and bullets. P. BRATH AND P. SMITH in “A BUNCH OF SWEET PEAS” Page Two Hundred Sixty-six THE LIFE OF A DISTRICT ATTORNEY Orr in “Boil” ALBERT J. UTZ and his “UTZY KUTZY GIRLS” That Great Detective Story “THE LOST CHORD” Featuring Frederick Preuss as the death-defying sleuth. FREY in LARD” A fast moving comedy “WHAT APPLES HAVE DONE TO ME” GREENE IN THE HEART OF THE CELERY Produced for the benefit of the Lehigh County Agricultural Society. “Maglin scores big hit in the role of the dignified monacled, English nobleman.” — The Weekly Pasteboard. “Bill Hillegass at his height as the husky, cruel-hearted villain.” — The Angels Herald. “ERE HUT SINE HUSSEN FERISSA ” mit A. NAGLE REVIEW OF 1936 Introducing the latest song hits and their composers. “The Wind Was Blowing When I Saw Her” — Knies. “A Colored Man’s Delight” — A. Henry. “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles” — Seltzer. “Two Horses and Two Buggies” — Riggs. “Don’t Knock the Faculty” — Soc Wagner. “When a man and woman marries thev are one, Arithmetically that makes him a half”— Witt. “He Bobbed Her Hair But Didn’t” — Shafer. OVERTURE THE WATCH ON THE RHINE— Elgin Standard Time PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS If You Like HOT STUFF Try our Chili Con Carne Silvio Tursi Co. Page Two Hundred Sixty-seven A Complete Stuchj in Examinations By Si Chology Examinations commonly pronounced by ex-freshmen as “reviews” and by the well-educated Senior as those @ -% x! “finals,” are given to the students free. I may casually add that this is the only thing a student gets for nothing in his college career. “What is an examination?” a young teacher asked a scholar who sat at the foot of his class. “Examinations,” he said, “is what Sherman said they was.” Yes! this chap was too bright to continue his class work. A certain professor spoke to his class before examinations on the evils of cribbing. Many a chap flunked out because he took the lecture to heart. Several of the college professors packed the quiz sheets in lime until they could find time for their correction. My heart goes out to the tw ' o men who had identically the same papers. On being summoned before the President the only excuse they could offer was that great minds run in the same direction. Pretty soft — no, not the minds — the excuses. There’s a certain chap I know who would never rely on “private notes.” He would go into an examination without any hidden sheets whatsoever ; pass the course, and let the world smile with him. He NEVER relied on notes. Not this guy. He wanted the whole book or nothing. It is rumored around the campus that professors will correct the last examinations with pitchforks. The “Jolly ToMs” are holding their annual dance in the Commons. Join the crowds in their spring hop. The net receipts will go toward the purchasing of bicycles and disguises to be used in examinations by the suspicious professors. Page Two Hundred Sixty-eight In the examination for advertising the following appeared to be the most distracting question. The answers proved as entertaining as a game of poker with potato chips. “To what advertisements do the following belong: “Ask dad, he knows” “Aged in the wood” “It floats” “99 44 100% pure” “The poor man’s car” “Nothing over ten cents”.. Daeuffer’s Brewery King Tut Shredded Wheat .The Muhlenberg Weekly Lehigh Valley Transit Co. .Wrigley’s Chewing Gum Statistics Of the student that I have taken exams with, I find the following to be a correct report. Students in class 56 Number who copied 55 Number prepared for exams 1 Number who were honest 1 Ponies in class 55 Dear Editor: Don’t put this in your paper, but absolutely between you and me, the above statement is correct. Now in case any of the professors want to know who that one man is tell them that I know. I have recommendations testifying to my brilliancy from one of the biggest men in the country. The fellow I mean is Pat Moran, 6 V 2 feet tall and weighs 560 pounds. He’s about the biggest guy I know and see that you do it too, or I’ll tell the people something. Who is the biggest cheat on the campus? Who is the worst liar of the students? Who is the most dishonest man at college? Who is the guy that writes the crazy stuff for your paper? You ought to know. I am, Yours truly, FLYNN. Page Two Hundred Sixty-nirte FROM H TWO 0 I went thru alleys with Dunga Din To get myself some Gordon Gin I got a swag; A darn good jag, And vouched that I’d go there agin. ROUND TWO We ordered once, we ordered twice, My stomach had ordered a sacrifice. My pal yelled, “More” As I lay on the floor, Wond’ring if I would ever suffice. ON COUNT TEN And as my head began to spin, I said to my pal with a drunken grin, “Don’t you think I oughter Drink a glass o’ water, For you’re a better man than I am DUNGA DIN. “I want a beer that’s got a kick,” He said, in an undertone. He got the stuff But just enough. Now he’s got a bier of his own. — Flynn. Old Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard To get herself a drink. But when she got there The cupboard was bare. The cops beat her to it, I think. — Flynn. “DUMBELL CRITICIZES” Mr. Tiffany delivered a lecture on “Teaspoons.” It was a stirring address. Mrs. Lovely’s address on “Babies” was rather wet. Willard’s description of “The Battle” was full of punch. Prof. Simpson’s address on “Rip Van Winkle” was so realistic that the audience had to be awakened after the lecture. Dr. Tober’s lecture on “Liquor” was tasty. Everyone got a kick out of it. Rev. Dooley’s lecture on “Hades” was hot stuff. Geo. Canns talk on “Holly” was excellent. Everyone thought it was the berries. — Flynn. AN OLD JOKE MAY BRING A SMILE BUT IT’S ORIGINALITY THAT BROADENS IT OUT.— A. F. Weinsheimer Page Two Hundred Seventy MISS LEADING INFORMATION BUREAU By Flynn Adore A means of entering a home without a jimmy. Beer (obsolete). Cupid Length times height times width — such; as cupid foot, cupid yard, etc. Daze Expresses time. 24 hours each. Express To speak plainly in the absence of ladies. Fuel Not many, p. ex., “Many will stay but a fuel go.” Gone Applied to money spent on another fellow’s girl. Also used in Africa ' s National Anthem, “Old Black Joe.” High A salute expressing “hello.” Ingrate An inexplicible joy. Job . .A character in the Bible. Kiss Showered upon pretty damsels by the Americans but misused by the French. Long... An organ of the body which is used automatically in exhaling and inhaling. Monicle A small coin. Nothing That which is accomplished when talking to your girl’s mother. Oh A small word whose meaning varies with the way it’s expressed. Port A wine long out of existence. Quarrel ..... .A family argument. See murder. Rush ..The act of rushing a girl. Also applied to banner rushes in college. More bull is thrown at the former. Studious One inclined to be stewed constantly. Tray Used in poker deck representing the 3rd card of a certain suite. Useless ...... .A blind gent in a burlesque. Varnish ..... .Sold in quart bottles under fictitious names. West (Pennsylvania Dutch) A jacket worn under the coat. X (Pennsylvania Dutch) An article consumed at breakfast. A food pro- duct entirely surrounded by a shell. Y An interrogative word applied by doubtful professors and inquisitive parents. Zinc A place to wash or to put dishes. Say AINT IT TOUGH? AND THEN Aint it tough when a fellow when a fellow tells another meets girl, a girl just to be he loves sociable and he tells her that that he loves he loves but her Her. and And she says she believes “I’d like it to believe it, and follows But I you think it’s like a your line.” trained pup. Ain’t it tough? Ain’t it tough ? Such is life. Page Two Hundred Seventy-one CENSORING THE EDITOR Flynn One of the editors of the Ciarla was suddenly attacked — no, not by a woman, but by a severe case of sentimentalism — something - quite different from Baptism and the like. Evidently he g - ot a letter from his mother and developed heart throbs. Anyway, he gave me the following editorial on “Love and the Fair Sex” which I was to give to the Editor. No, I wasn’t supposed to give tthe Fair Sex to the Editor — just the article about them. Being naturally curious, I gazed up the sheet and read the following: — “What do we want to ease our burden, to gladden our hearts, to bring smiles to our faces and joyous songs to our lips? What is it that brings sunshine in our lives, that reigns in our hearts, that helps us to weather all storms? What is it I say? It is the woman. It is the woman, who should be respected by every man who has iron in his blood. And ALL people have iron in their blood. Every man who has red blood in his veins, should tespect and admire the women, the beautiful women with their kiss- able lips, loveable eyes, hi gable shapes and holdabie hands. Friends, I am endeavoring to show that love is such a great force that many times a rich lady marries a poor man. After all what is the difference between a million- aire and a pauper? Yes, there’s no difference at all. Friends, everything about love is wonderful. Isn’t it wonderful to see how the rich marry the poor? Isn’t it wonderful to see a happi ' y married couple? Isn’t it beauti- ful? With marriage two hearts beat as one. Don’t take my word alone, ask men with brains — they will tell you.” A subject like that is too deep for a college man. Maybe I just think so because I am a woman-hater. (That’ll go big with those w - ho know me). But you’ll admit that that subject is too serious. He should write it in a lighter strain — something like this: “What do we want to ease our burden, to gladden our hearts, to bring smiles to our faces and joyous songs to our lips? (Light wines and beer). What is it that brings sunshine into our lives, what reigns in our hearts, that helps is to weather ail storms? What is it I say? (Yes what is it, a speech or a weather report?) It is the woman. It is the woman, who should be respected by every man who has iron in his blood. And ALL people have iron in their blood. (Then the Irish must have scrap iron). Every man who had red blood in his veins should respect and admire the women, the beautiful women with their kissable lips, lovable eyes, hugable shapes and holc’able hands. (And their changeable hair, removable hips, co’orable lips, and transformable complexion). Friends, I am endeavoring to show that love is such a great force that many times a rich lady marries a poor man. After all, what is the difference between a millionaire and a pauper? (One million dollars). Yes, there’s no difference at all. (Yes, we have no bananas). Friends, everything about love is wonderful. Isp’t it wonderful to see a happily married couple? (I’ll say. You see so few of them). Isn’t it beauti- ful? With marriage two hearts beat as one. (Afterwards the pulse goes back to normal, the groom goes back to work and the bride goes back to mother.) Don’t take my word alone, ask men with brains — they will tell you. (You’re wrong, buddy, men with brains don’t get married). Page Two Hundred Seventy-two A Seniors Love Letter Jr 4 3 Muhlenberg Kol-iteh, May, the bum, 1924. Dear Auntie Tocksin: — Just a line to let you know I have nothing to write and nothing to say, but, being a college student, that is to be expected. I can imagine the gray hair simply springing from your head in worriment and anxiety over our trip back to Allentown. So allow me to make the following statement — as after-dinner speakers, who had eaten enough beefsteak to sole six pairs of shoes, would say — allow me to announce that we have all arrived safe and sound in Allentown. After you finish the rest of this letter you may have your doubts about the “sound” part of it. It was only upon stepping from the machine that we realized how much we would miss our friends — for your old man certainly has a wonderful cellar. Never forget that my love is like a red — red tomatoe. (Even tho I am not as seedy). There’s a new butcher moved across the street from us who wears a tuxedo suit when he slaughters pigs. He told me that when he wears his best clothes he feels more as if he were dressed to kill. Talking about pig — I’ll send you a picture of the Glee Club. Your sister asked me to write and tell her how the water is up here. Tell her I’m sorry, but I promised my mother I wouldn’t touch a drop. Well, I guess I must close. Sometime when I feel young and foolish I’ll drop another line — yes, I admit its a line. But you know when the we ather affects your bones, and the lumbago affects your walking — the only thing that makes one feel like moving is a dose of Epsom Salts. Yours truly, Hezikiah, S. S. P. P. S. — The initials trailing cn behind my name stands for “Staunch Supporter of Prohibition,” Local 318. Page Two Hundred Seventy-three Aii Act of Tomorrow By D. W. Grippus “The longer it is postponed, the greater the success” All the world was startled to hear that I had written a play. Although it contains no prizefight scene, it is a “knockout.” Before I tell the story in my poor manner I want to warn all of you that it is exceedingly sad and pathetic — but it’s supposed to be like that. By playing a blank record on the Victrola and reading the play I am to relate, one will get the same effect as a bed time story. “Our poor but handsome hero falls in love with the daughter of a rich candy lady. I made the girl the daughter of a candy manufacturer so that she would be exceptionally sweet. Now this young man cannot marry the beautiful girl because he does not have money enough to buy furniture. Then the wicked villain enters. You can tell he’s the villain by his big black moustache and the bottle of milk under his arm. And the villain offers him $25.00 if he will become a drunkard. Our hero is in need of the money very badly and consents. When he gets to the saloon — let us stop there a moment. The word saloon is strange to many of you but there are some, no doubt, who have lived before Prohibiiton had gone into effect. For the benefit of the younger generation allow me to say that a saloon was a place where you could buy a liquid that would make your mother-in-law seem like your best pal. Up to this point we have the poor hero falling in love with a rich girl. He does not have enough money to get married so the wicked man, finding an easy victim, offers him $25.00 if he would become a drunkard. When our hero got to the saloon he gazed beyond the swinging doors and said, “I will not become a drunkard — even for $25.00. Get from behind me, Satan.” Seeing the true light he turned away. On his way home he found a million dollars in pennies. Then the young lady consented to marry him. They had a beautiful wedding. The next day they had twins. Thus, you see, Virtue has its own reward.” Isn’t that a pretty story? This play is being delayed only on account of getting the twins. I am sure that this play will so move the audience that their tears will flood the city — while those who do not attend the performance will stick their heads out of their windows and look for a rainbow: especially with the cast I have already selected. The Hero Stan Kurtz The villain Soc Wagner The daughter Elmer Zieber The mother Henny Shoemaker The twins Clymer and Moll —FLYNN. Page Two Hundred Seventy-four An Interview With a Bootlegger By “Wee” Hugg The Universal Press At the present time, the law enforcements are raiding villages and cities alike for bootleggers. The term raid had best be explained for those who have just dis- carded the green ties that made Saint Patrick famous. “Raid” in this Pennsylvania Dutch settlement is applied to the term “raid of interest”; 6% is the usual “raid of interest” in this locality. Therefore the word “raid” means interest, or, at least, applies to interest. You remember how the people sat up and took notice when Butler conducted his RAIDS — that shows a lot of INTEREST; and how the people cheered Capt. Hall in his RAIDS — that’s a lot of interest; then again, how the Allen- town cops bravely cleared out all the bootleggers in the city — BUT THAT’S A LOT OF BUNK. i This is merely an article and not an interview as I should have written, there- fore I will hand my pen to Tony Gavinto who will give the bootlegger’s story of life. “I wuzza be a poor a man. But its no wond, when de beega cop take alia my mon for a da “shut-up”. My fadda, he wuzza be a da shoemaker, so I follow in a da padres feetsteps an be a da “bootlegger.” I getta stuff wid da big a da keek, I buy a da bot and da paper what say it be a da genuine — what a you say — Hog Hog. I buy a da cork and da col and den sell for da three buck. I make a da thirty cent and give a da cop 50 cent to getta me new customers. Den a da guys calla me a law-breaker. Once a more he calla me dat an I be a da jaw-breaker. Da law means a da nix. I wuzza been pinched. Da cop he say he take a me before the bar. If they wanna have a da prohibish, da police station shoulda be da last place to have a da bar. The judge he say I breaka da law when I sole a da dandelion wine wid da 15% alcohol . I say no. Da law she say we wuzza can sell light wines and beer. Da wine wotta I sell all wuzza be light. Da dandelion eez a light yell de grape da near white, and a da Rhinewine, too, wuzza be light yell. What for I be pinched? He say I shoulda have a keek some place beside in da hootch. Flynn. Page Two Hundred Seventy-fivd Advice to Freshmen on the Great Allentown Fair All freshmen are advised to keep away from the elephants. Do not attempt to look in his trunk for it contains nothing that is to be found in the ordinary suitcase, carpet-bag, etc. Keep in mind that the automobile race has no relation to the Mongolian or the Black. If you wish to get a view cf yourself as upperclassmen see you, a brief walk thru the stables will show you several of the long-eared variety. Doubt nothing. Everything you see is true. On looking at a zebra, do not wonder whether it is a white animal with black stripes or a black animal with white stripes, for even brighter men than you have studied this problem without success. Don’t spend your money to see a six-legged cow. More than once you’ve seen a CENTIPEDE for nothing. The cow with two heads is a thing of the past. There’s a HUMAN BEING living next door to you that’s two-faced. Do not believe everything the “barkers” say, even tho they have no intention of deceiving the public. I hope it is clearly understood that the grand stand is nothing like a grand march. All Freshmen are warned to keep one block away from the Bathing Beauties. The upper-classmen will be found in the tent, in front of the tent, around the tent, and in under the tent — watching for violators of this ruie. By all means, do not run thru the ground. Everybody is on the lookout for runaway freaks. Do not talk above a whisper. People will know you are freshmen without you proving it. Buy no lemonade. By carrying a few onions in your pockets you can make your own eyes-water. Keep far enough away from the lions. Nine chances out of ten your name isn ' t Daniel. I , — Flynn Page Two Hundred Seventy-six Abie G oes to the Palais Rorjal — Weinsheimer — Oy Yoi, these women, they drive me crazy. They look on sixty dollars like it was nothing ' . To me it is the interest of one thousand dollars at 6 per cent. Just think of it. Last nig-ht I called on my Lena. She has such extravagant notions that I’ll soon marry her. I asks her where she wanted to go so I knew where I should stay away from if I wanted to save money. Right away she says, “the Palais Royal”. Why should she who lives on E. 14th Street speak in such a Fifth Avenue language is more than I can understand. Right away the idea puts me into unconsciousness. I saw where we take a taxi. Just to hold her head and steal kisses I should pay 25 cents a mile when for five cents I can hold her hand on a trolley car for an hour and a half. Lena called the taxi just like she didn’t care how much it cost me. Soon as we got in she told me to watch the people as they walked by. I says to her to mind her own business I was already busy watching the taxi-meter. Every time it turned I got indigestion of the pocketbook. All the way I was hoping we would hit somebody so we would have an excuse to get out. Somehow, rotten luck was with me and we arrived safely. The driver stopped the car and said, “Out”. “How much,” I asks him. “Eighty cents”. Just think, eighty cents; for twenty cents more I could have paid the first installment cn a wedding ring and made her walk — both ways. We got up the steps and Lena she takes off her hat and coat like we was paying a long visit to rich relatives. The waiter looked at her and said, “Cover charge., five dollars”. I looked at Lena and said, “Chust think. Just because you wear evening dress, I should pay a cover charge”. For reasons of my own, I picked out a small table and set myself down. Right away the waiter comes up and says, “Would you like your chicken stewed?” Lena, she glared at him, slapped his face and said, “Fresh thing” just as though she meant it. She grabbed her coat and hat and started for the door. I never felt so good in all my life. I gave the fellow one whole dollar and thanked him besides. That waiter is a good boy, he is. At our next meeting I promise I will make him Sargent-at-Arms of the Hebrews’ Thrift Society. Page Two Hundred Seventy-seven So This is— ' -Radio This is station OLNY. Why, I don’t know. Wave length two meters — electric and gas. You have just listened to a bed time story entitled, “The Bear Skin” or “The Knight of the Bath”, by A. Child, proprietor of the Child’s Restaurants. You will have the pleasure of hearing Mr. D. W. Grippus recite another play, which he has composed (static) much to our regret (more static) (faintly) our radio is out of order. “This play of mine, dear listeners, is called a mello-drama. I call it a mello- drama because the hero comes on the stage with a half-pound of marsh-mellos. This story is about a poor young girl and a rich young man. Somehow a plot of this kind seems to find its way into what is hidden in our cellars — I mean hearts. The hero is a big man in his town and whose word carries great weight — about 570 pounds. His father was a great hunter and the hero inherited the art and shot craps. He soon became so wealthy that he was called rich. Now this fellow loved the daughter of a dressmaker, who operated a sewing machine. The beautiful daughter was also a great singer. Naturally, when one talks about sewing machines you should always have a singer. He called on her very regular and soon the mother, who was a seamstress, said, “It seems to me,” being she was a seamstress she used the word seems, she said, “It seems to me that that rich young man loves my daughter. (Evdiently she caught them in the hall) I’m SO delighted”. So was another good word for a dressmaker. Therefore, when the rich young man called on his poor sweetheart, he said, “I do not love you, Nellie, but I want you to marry me, so that some poor girl can enjoy living in wealth. If you do not marry me, I shall remain a bachelor. I shall not shoot myself, as it musses ones appearance terribly. Neither can I take gas as it is awfully expensive.” Then the dress- maker’s daughter said, “Oh Claude, you have courted me for eight years. This is so sudden. I do not love you either, I care naught for your riches, but I would hate to see you become a bachelor”. At that critical moment she swoons in his arms. Now, folks, there is really no reason for her to swoon, but it does put a sympathetic ending to the play. The last scene is where he lifts her head while she lifts his watch”. You have just heard the latest play of D. W. Grippus which has been present- ed at the Lehigh County Jail for the benefit of the weak and weary carpet weavers. All the actors have received diplomas from the Rittersville State Hospital Correspondence Course in High and Fancy Diving. This is station OLNY signing off. (Short wait filled in with static). This is the Notary Public witnessing the signing off of station OLNY. My commission expires 1925. Those who wish me to expire before my commission will communicate with me care of station G WIZ. — Flynn Page Two Hundred Seventy-eight April, 1923 1. Fritchman prepares roast turkey, cranberry sauce, etc., for the entire Student Body. April Fool. 2. Prof. Horn was seen in his office. 3. P. Smith goes to Norristown. 4. Smithy must have had good luck. Mattson saw him buy a fifty-trip ticket on his return to Allentown. 5. War declared — at one time. 6. Hank Henry and Henny Shoemaker discuss dueling. Mystery enshrouds the cause. 7. Discovered. Shoemaker was caught vamping Henry’s beloved. Second declara- tion of war for this month. 8. Fear of starvation at Muhlenberg — Fritchman ran out of potatoes. 9. Fritchman surprises the boys by having eggs for breakfast. Who says there isn’t any Easter Bunny? 10. Sherlock Holmes caught Napoleon trying to hock Nero’s fiddle for 3 bucks. 11. BUEHLER SAVES THREE— cents. 12. An even dozen. 13. Art Snyder seen down town in a four-wheel, gasoline contraption. 14. He calls it an automobile. 15. Christening of battle-ships with champagne had nothing on Art and his friends when they named it “Overland.” 16. Easter vacation should begin. 17. Saint Patrick was either born or buried one month ago today. 19. Nothing of importance yesterday outside of several big fires, three murders, a suicide and four daylight robberies. 20. Us city folks don’t notice such trifling things. 22. Then why read this ? 23. Skidoo. 26. A dignified Frosh asked Fritchman for a menu. 27. Everyone resolves to study in time for the finals. 28. Muhlenberg engages new female stenographer. Everyone breaks resolution. 30. Five years ago today, bartenders learn the art of carpet weaving at home. Page Two Hundred Seventy-nine POOR RICHARD’S ALMANAC— Continued May 1. Today, bartenders practicing their new trade in the County jail. 2. Ex-Bartender gets 5 years for believing a man. 3. But then, the Revenue Agent had no right to pretend he was a customer. 5. Allentown Doctors busy writing excuses for students having too many cuts. 6. All M. D.’s approve cf this new ruling. They make more money. 8. May eight. We wonder what Mae ate. 9. Nein. 10, 11, 12, and 13th. Fraternities have formal dances. None of the fraternities were complimented, but all the members have big heads. 15. Bootleggers make deposits. 19. Feel better. Started to work on the calendar. 20. Editor informed me not to write anything funny. 21. He doesn’t want a calendar. He wants an elegy. 22. Buehler kicked on head by horse. 23. Damages brought against him by owner for breaking the horse’s leg. 24. Buehler ordered before the Bar. 25. He refuses to go, on the grounds that he doesn’t dirnk. 28. This seems to be a pretty “wet” month. 29. Delinquent list posted. 30. Among the fellows it’s a case of “sink or swim.” 31. Some of US are relying on “life preservers.” June 1. Maglin sings Child’s latest song-hit, “If you tip the hat, tip the waiter.” 4. Smith starts knitting a sweater in class. 5. He was caught to-day when the professor heard him drop a stitch. 6. No one was hurt. 7. Mattson sold 45 boxes of Casearets to help along the 8. EXAMINATIONS. 10. Degrees handed out like German Marks. 11. Some of them won’t be worth much more, either. 12. Senior class day exercises. “Bill” Ritter didn’t have charge this time. 14. Alumni reunion. Seniors enjoyed baseball; Freshman hop-scotch and the Alumni real Scotch. 15. VACATION. 50% of us go to work and 50% of us go to summer school SO — hurrah for vacation. Page Two Hundred Eighty POOR RICHARD’S ALMANAC— Continued September 15. This is the real “September Morn.” 16. Fritchman feeds us onions so we chn tell the new men when they’re down town. 17. Muhlenberg College treats Freshmen at the Commons. 19. Sophomores plan to treat them of their own free will. 21. Young finds skunk in Tursi’s room. 22. Tursi airs his room. 24. Rained for two days. Tursi still has his window open. 25. Skunk found dead on campus. 26. As yet no one held an inquiry. 27. Knowing I could always see a joke, Nuebling ties it on the back of my machine. After driving about town, I noticed all the people were smiling to me. I never knew I was so popular. 27. (Several hours later). Found the skunk on the rear bumper. 28. Laughed myself sick all day, thinking about it. (?) 30. Lecture in chapel. Everyone paid attention for a while. . October 1. Freshmen have all their books. 2. Upper-classmen still going strong on excuses. 4. Sophomores allow Freshmen to use rear steps. 5. Sophomores still have 8 months for revenge. 7. Fritchman claims, “A kiss without a moustache is like food without salt.” 8. But then salt tastes like the dickens on certain foods. 9. That’s not phi ' osophy, that’s a fact. 10. Glee Club organizes. All the birds, from the owls to the sparrows, respond. 11. Weinsheimer cabs for volunteers for the Glee Club Orchestra. 12. Violinists and banjoists respond — so did Beuhler with his flute. 15. After rehearsing for 3 hours The Lost Chord, the manager was thoroughly con- vinced that ALL the chords were lost in “The Lost Chord.” 16. Chernansky attends the Lyric to see the first performance of “The Grizzly in the Rockies. 17. He’s still blushing at the bear legs. 19. He claims it cost five dollars. 21. Pete Brath says he wouldn’t pay that much for a box seat to see “The Battle of Bunker Hill.” 22. Just nine more days to the end of the month. 24. But it doesn’t mean anything. 25. Maybe the Muhlenberg football team has a game today. 26. Who knows. 28. Even though its cloudy, the beer is nice and clear. 29. Here I am talking about beer again. I bet some of you wish I’d buy out a brewery. 30. Well, I inte nded to buy out Horlacher’s but they only have “nine months old beer.” 31. But then, doncha know, anything so young- causes a lot of work. Page Two Hundred Eighty-one POOR RICHARD’S ALMANAC— Continued November 1. Two months ago we had September morn. 3. But now the young lady has silk stockings on. 4. Nowa days a fellow doesn’t have to be a rubber neck to find out things like that. 5. Zieber told me how they keep warm, in the winter. 7. They have coal-oil stoves. 8. Fooled ya. You thought I’d say — gas heaters. 10. The Muhlenberg Nine hasn’t played base-ball for several months. 11. The fellows with the best batting average took their meals at home. 12. Smithy went to Norristown for a date with someone he calls “Bee.” 13. He says she’s a Queen. 15. She never “stung” him cause he’s her “honey.” 16. Talking about insects, Arch Witt was the only fellow who could catch flies on the baseball diamond. 18. Eighteen. This is the average of a thirty year old woman. 19. Nineteen. The average of a sixteen year old boy. 21. Do you see the difference? 22. If not, look in their bed-room windows some night. 23. Some wise cracker said he saw Fritchman with a couple of chickens. 24. As Thanksgiving is near everyone thought it was for the dinner. 25. But then the wise cracker says they were good-looking and nifty dressers, so we knew they weren’t that kind of chicken. 26. We might have thought that we wouldn’t have fowl for Thanksgiving. 28. The nearest thing to chicken we ever got was the “foul” odor in the garbage can. 29. I don’t know on what day Thanksgiving fell. 30. But it was sometime this month. December 1. Packed lunch and went to the Strand to see “If Winter Comes.” 2. After the show the ground was covered with snow. 4. Immediately went to the Colonial to see “Snowbound.” 5. I pause for a moment to imagine how happy my readers will be to read about snow on some hot July afternoon with an ice-cold mint-julep by his side — especially if you had the mint-julep. 6. Say, don’t think I’m stuck-up or high-toned talking about mint-juleps. I never tasted them but they do sound doggone good. 8. My mouth is watering. Just a minute till I wipe off the typewriter. 9. Another snow-storm. Had to shovel off the sidewalk. 10. I’m still looking for the guy that said, “The snow, the snow, the beautiful snow.” Page Two Hundred Eighty-two POOR RICHARD’S ALMANAC— Continued 11. I bet a ten-dollar bill he lived in an apartment. 12. Say, do you realize I’m not taking a Christmas vacation ? 14. Entire class contributes to buy a Christmas present for one of our beloved pro- fessors. 15. Brath suggests a razor for Prof. Bauman. 16. All suggestions ignored and cigarettes were purchased for Dr. Haas. 18. Prof. Bauman seen plodding thru the snow with his bag of books. 19. Entire Freshman class rush to the windows thinking it’s Santa Claus. 20. Now you know I’m lying. 21. Yes there wasn’t no school for nigh unto two weeks. (Paige the English Pro- fessor. 22-3-4-5-6-7-etc. Enjoying my Xmas and admiring my gifts immensely — 5 pairs bed- room slippers and 14 pairs of socks. People must think I’m all FEET. January 1. Nothing new. Too busy making New Year’s resolutions. 2. Nothing new. Too doggone busy breaking said resolutions. 4. Asked my girl if she smoked. 5. She said she couldn’t stand smoke. 6. It’s lucky she doesn’t come from Pittsburg. 7. Bought a nifty vest-pocket Bible. 8. You can see I’m preparing for the exams. 9. Intend to take the Bible with my text books into the exam room. 10. If the text book doesn’t contain the answers to the questions I’ll pull out the Bible and put my faith in God. 11. Several of us are attending church so we can get a “drag.” 12. The questions don’t fase me a bit. It’s the answers that get my goat. 13. I’m glad there are no examinations today. I’m a superstitious guy. 14. Get ready! Get set! Go! 15. I’m afraid some of us will. 16. I promise not to look on another fellows paper. 17. The Bible says , “Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s goods.” 18. Prof. Bowman claims many young fellows grew cock-eyed from taking too many examinations. 20. If I’d be Ben Turpin I’d sue him for slander. 21. Spain has nothing on Muhlenberg College. 23. This month there’ll be more bull-throwing at Muhlenberg than all the toreadors of Spain have done in the last six years. 26. You can see that a couple of days means nothing to me. 27. It looks as if I were anxious to get this month of misery over with. 28. Well, the fellows are all finished with their exams. 29. And the worst is over. 30. With the exception of those who flunked out, and are impatiently waiting for the “old man’s” verdict. 31. This has been the last day of January for many years. Page Two Hundred Eighty-three POOR RICHARD’S ALMANAC— Continued February 1. Even tho this month is shorter than the other months, it has one more day than it had last year. 2. That’s something to think over — but nothing to worry about. 4. I am practising my “This is so sudden” speech. Don’t forget it’s Leap Year. 5. I want to be sure I get it right so I don’t feel like the girl that ordered chicken salad the second time. 6. Yes, I read magazines occasionally. 7. I also read the advertisement “Roll your own with Prince Albert.” 8. I know girls that roll their own and think that Prince Albert is a Second cousin to the Prince of Wales. 9. I asked a country-cousin of mine if he knew what The Saturday Evening Post was. 10. He said, I sure do. A friend of mine hung on one for three hours and then I comes along and takes him home. 12. I left him live. It’s the same guy who wanted his money back when he couldn’t find the traffic regulations in the police gazette. 14. Well, some of us are still at college. 15. Yes. The verdict was handed out quite recently. 16. NO. I can’t tell the exact time. Im no statistician. 17. Just another excuse of mine to use a good word. 19. Tryouts for Babe Ruths and Bakers for baseball . 20. Just as I said, some of them will be better bakers. 22. Dr. Haas engages several doctors from the Homeopathic Hospital. 24. He said he heard of pitchers going “wild” and he wants to be prepared. 25. As per usual Valentine day was celebrated this month with glorious pomp and splendor. 27. This guy Valentine must have been a mushy guy. 28. Or else just a college student with a good line. 29. An extra day just now and then Is relished by the best of men; I pity those, then again, Serving sentence in the pen. —FLYNN. Page Two Hundred Eightv-four Heard in a New York skyscraper Frosh — “But you told me that there was a beautiful view for miles.” Soph — “Sure, there is.” “Stick your head out of that window and look up.” “Craps” Angstadt- — “Are you going to hang up your stocking- next Christmas?” Hirnissev — “No, I hung it up last year and all I got was a notice from the Board of Health.” Sweet young thing coming up to Althof — “Won’t oos ’ittle umpsie dump- sie kiss oos ’ittle wootsie.” Althof — “Sorry, I don’t kiss foreign- ers. ” Heist, a very conscientious chap, was going thru Greenwood when he saw the following inscription: “I Still Live.” Turning very seriously to Benny he said, “Well, if I was dead I’d own up to it.” It was on one of those beautiful moon- light nights and on one of those nar- row country roads lined with beautiful trees on each side that a motor car was slowly gliding over. Suddenly she lean- ed over to “Pete” and with a little tremor in her voice said, “Can you drive with one hand?” Pete eagerly answer- ed “yes,” when she softly replied, “Then pick up my glove.” Commandment No. 11 by I)r. Wright Thou shalt not rubber nor stretch thy neck and thou shalt not be called rubber- neck. Result Supplemented And thou shalt not incur the wrath of the faculty nor make embarrassing ex- planations to thy parents. (The above commandment should be observed during examinations.) Page Two Hundred Eighty-five Bricky Smith — When she wasn’t look- ing- I kissed her. Poss Brumbach — What did she do ? Bricky — She turned her head all night. Weinshimer — Mother, I’m playing the traps in our orchestra. Mother — Be careful dear and don’t get your fingers caught in them. Reinbold — Part my hair in the middle please. “Woodie” — Yes sir, shall I split the odd one. “Oxie” — There go some girls on horse- back and they have such funny clothes on. “Bricky Smith” — What! knickers. “Oxie” — No, they’re white people. Mattson was drilling a Russian regi- ment. Suddenly he sneezed and three men answered “here”. Heard on the train: Conduc tor — This train for Emaus, Bass, and Naazarass. It stops at hose sree places. “Hey Drummie your face is dirty.” Yea, I washed but that girl I tried to flirt with gave me a dirty look. Ted Lithgow — I dreamed last night I was married to the prettiest girl in the world. Mildred — Oh Ted! Were we happy? One of the many heard in psychology class: Dr. Wright, I don’t think I should get zero for that recitation. Dr. Wright — Neither do I but we aren’t allowed to give a zero minus. Page Two Hundred Eighty-six Fair shoppers — I want to try on that bathing suit in the window. Clerk — Sorry Miss, but this isn’t the LYRIC. “Gus” looking at his new shoes — I won’t be able to get these shoes on until I’ve worn them a few times. Bert — Mary I bought two tickets for the Old Soak. Mary — That’s too bad, papa isn’t feel- ing well. Frosh — Gee but I hate to see the trees leave. Soph — That’s all right. They’ll be back, they left their trunks. Prof. Corbiere — “Why don’t you recite Dick Beck who is unprepared — “A soft answer turneth away wrath.” Heist — Why do they call you “Bill? “Bill” Miller — Because I was born on the first of the month. “Doc” Wright — “Are there any ques- tions about the exam before I send them to the mimeographer ?” Buehler — “Who is going to mimeo- graph them?” The fair visitor from Lykens — “You don’t chew tobacco, do you?” “Soc” — “No, but I can let you have a Cubeb.” First Co-ed — “Is it true that you threatened to report Mary for smok- ing?” Second Co-ed — “Yes, but I changed my mind. My new dress didn’t come, and I can’t go to the trial in an old one.” Page Two Hundred Eighty-seven Heard while Held was playing his solo Don’t you love the pianist’s finish? Oh! yes! but I dread his beginning. Prof. Bowman — “I noticed that you were talking during my lectures.” Drumheller — “Isn’t that funny, “Oxie” said that I talked in my sleep too. Hirnissey expressing his views on women — “When I marry I’m going to marry a girl who can take a joke.” The chorus — “Don’t worry it’s the on- ly kind you’ll ever get. Freyburger — Do you like fish-balls? “Dynamite” Lengel — “I never went to any.” Bill Miller — “I wish to consult you about my lapses of memory.” Doctor — “Ah yes — in cases of this na- ture I always require my fee in ad- vance.” Heard on the tennis courts Jordan — “Rotten! I never played so badly before.” Griggs — “Oh, then you have played before.” Twenty Years from Now That was a fine sermon your husband preached on “One Day’s Rest in Seven” Mrs. Hirnessey — I didn’t hear it. I was getting his dinner. Winkler (in front of her parents) — “Here son take this quarter and go to the movies and see ‘The Sheik’.” Small brother — “If it’s all the same to you I’d rather stay here and see “the Sheik” after papa and mama go to bed.” Page Two Hundred Eighty-eight Mary — Fred is one boy in a hundred. Betty — “Does he know he is competing against that many?” I knew your son was keen on classical music, but that’s a popular piece he’s playing, ins’t it? Mr. Preuss — Not in this house. Indian Guide — “This desert is God’s own country.” Preuss— ' •‘Well he certainly did his best to discourage trespassers. Florence — “Do you really believe that love ever flies out of a window ? Mary — “I know it. Only last night papa didn’t take the time to open the door when Fritz stayed too late.” John — “I want to see you in the worst way, dearest. Mary — “Well — I usually get up around 10 A. M. Mrs. Mattson talking to her friend — “Ed. said he married for beauty and brains.” Friend — “Oh, then you’re not his wife.” Maud — “Bill has a heart as big as a ho”se.” Evelyn — So has Gus only at times I suspect some of the spare rooms are occupied.” It has always been noticed that there is no scarecrow in Folk’s fields. One day one of the neighbors asked him why he didn’t have any. Folk replied very innocently, you see I don’t need them; I’m always in the field myself. Page Two Hundred Eighty-nine Conductor — “This is the smoking car, lady.” Fair Co-ed from Cedar Crest — “Oh good! Have you a match?” Helen’s father — “Why did you let Pete kiss you in the parlor last night?” Helen — “Because I was afraid he’d catch cold on the front porch.” This happened while Tommy Green was selling Books in Shamokin Tommy — -“I won’t stay in this place. I looked into a closet and saw a skele- ton.” The Landlady — “You’re mistaken. That’s our oldest boarder and that closet is his room.” Mrs. Bennyhoff — Paul will you please stop playing that slumber song. Your poor old grandfather wants to sleep a while before supper. Seltzer — “Why don’t you eat at the Commons anymore?” Ac-hey — “Well you see their cow died and we had nothing but beef, beef, beef. Then their pig died and we had pork, pork, pork and last week Fritchman’s grandfather died.” Heard while Dr. Bailey’s class was visiting Itittersville Coed — “Have you much trouble with your patients?” Dr. Hoffman — “Not now, they are all busy writing movie scenarios.” When Pop Stowell’s little niece was visiting him she asked him why he didn’t grow hair on his head. He said very much peeved. Why don’t grass grow in the street? She waited a while and then said, “Oh I see it can’t get up thru the concrete.” Papre Two Hundred Ninety Heard in Prof. Simpson’s room the day Muhlenberg played Gettysburg Student — “May I be excused from this class?” Prof. Simpson — “Grandmother’s fun- eral ?” Student — “No Gettysburg’s.” A1 Roth was in the parlor when sud- denly there was a loud crash. Very excitedly his mother called, “Now A1 what did you break?” A1 replied, “Con- gratulate me, it was only that old China which we never use that stood on the mantle.” Reinbold proudly exhibiting his first child — “Now which one of us do you think he is like?” Sittler — “Well of course intelligence has not really dawned in his countenance yet, but he’s wonderfully like you.” Unverzagt was employing a new sec- retary, and he asked why she left her last place. The secretary replied that she was caught loving her employer. Ted replied you can start right in after a brief moment of thought. Page Two Hundred Ninety-one Dot’s father — “Young man these lights go out at eleven o’clock.” Behler — “Fine, that suits me.” Heard after a house party Florence — “At the party last night Charlie kept letting his hand slide down my back.” Ruth — “Of course you spoke to him about it.” Florence — “Certainly, I told him to keep it up.” Doc. Wright was giving one of his time worn lectures in psychology class. He said that when he was a young man he worked twelve hours a day. Buehler piped out “Well Doctor I admire your youthful energy, but I admire still more the mature wisdom that made you quit it.” Almost a Senior Soc Wagner and A1 Roth were in Al’s room when Bashore came in eating a block of ice cream. This made Soc hungry and he said if any one would get him two bricks he would give them one for going. A1 took him up and Soc gave him the money. When A1 came back he had two bricks, the ice cream he kept for himself and the other he gave to Soc because it was a real brick. Doctor — What! Your dyspepsia no better? D id you follow my advice and drink hot water one hour before break- fast ? Preuss — Well Doc I did my best, but I couldn’t keep it up more than ten minutes. Mattson who was just newly married was sent to the store by his wife to buy some pillow-cases. When the clerk asked him what size he wanted, he re- plied “I don’t know, but I wear a no. 7 hat.” Page Two Hundred Ninety-two Dick Beck spends his summer working in a cemetery. One day a prominent Doctor and very good friend of his father caught him lying under a tree slightly inebriated. The Doctor said to him, “Richard this is very bad.” I must report this to your father.” Dick said, “Aw come off Doc. I’ve covered up many a mistake of yours. Can’t you overlook mine.” Soc was always having trouble with keeping his clothes in press, so one day Reinbold suggested that he get a coat hanger. The next time he saw him he asked him if the coat-hanger was satis- factory. Its all right grumbled Soc, but the wood hurts my shoulder blades and the hook jabs me in the back. Neely had just returned from doing an errand which was futile and was very angry with the sweet young thing who had sent him. She very sweetly said, “I’m sorry that I sent you on a fool’s errand, but I knew of no one who would do as well.” Overheard in Mike Lane’s Schweimler — Waiter, I ordered an egg sandwich and you brought me a chicken sandwich. Waiter — “Sorry sir I was a little late in calling your order.” John Angstadt: “Heist, what arm does a fellow put around a girl when he dances ?” Heist: “The right one, John, unless he is left-handed.” Beuhler (who sees Shinier hurrying breathlessly across the campus): “Hey, Shinier, where are you going?” Shinier: “I can’t figure out when this rain is going to stop, so I want to ask Dr. Bauman.” Page Two Hundred Ninety-three Heist: “Benny, I’m sorry that “Soc” springs so many wise-cracks.” BennyhofF (his room-mate): “Why?” Heist: “Because a man can’t concen- trate with his brain full of cracks.” Mattson: “Wagner, do you have a Tuxedo?” “Soc”: “No, Mattson, I don’t smoke.” Unfortunate frosh (who is being “ducked” by a party of sophs): “This is an anti-prohibition trick.” Inquisitive soph: “How’s that?” Unfortunate frosh: “It’s pretty wet.” “Happiness takes you a long way”, continued t he lecturer, waxing warm. “What man”, he suddenly asked, “can afford to wear a long face in his busi- ness?” After a few moments of silence a shrill voice was heard, saying, “An un- dertaker.” Page Two Hundred Ninety-four “A BALLAD” THE STORY OF ’25 Dear friend, please read these sparkling lines, But do so patiently ; We trust you’ll grant us this request, And judge accordingly. We’re glad to be at Muhlenberg, We men of ’25, We’ve learned to think, to “ride,” to bluff ; We’re glad to be alive. Three wondrous years within your walls, O Muhlenberg, have passed ; So there remains but one year more, While time is slipping fast. We don’t pretend to put on airs, Or strut around in style. We’ve helped old ’berg a little bit And learned some things the while. Just who are we, what have we done? Are matters you should know. Put on your specs, then squint one eye And read the words below. What man is this who makes a bow, And laughs a horsey laugh ? It’s Achey, boys, quick stop your ears, — His laugh’ll drive us daff. Next Afflerbach of gentle mien, A modern “Dapper Dan.” He’s never loud or speaks his “say,” But studies ( ?) all he can. Here’s an unassuming chap, As “Shorty” he is known ; Psychology is pie for him, In which he stands alone. “Let not your thoughts roam aimlessly,” There speaks a still small voice, Whose owner. Beck, a Hercules, Abhors all speech and noise. His name recalls those bygone days When XJ. S. A. was wet ; Now Beerweiler’s a lady’s man And has no cause to fret. An honor man, a student true Is Betz, a soldier lad ; He likes his bocks but best of all — To play the role of dad. Ciarla’s editor-in-chief Is Brath, a busy lad ; An honor man, but labored hard In offices he’s had. We don’t know much of Charlie Brobst, Except as lady’s man ; Of Cupid’s art we cannot speak, — That isn’t our plan. In Doc Wright’s class he rants and raves, Then recapitulates ; While Loan speaks, we silent sit To hear the facts (?) he states. Chernansky says, “To live for love, — That’s my motto, girls ; Come Kitty, May, and Mary Jane, And let me braid your curls.” Though he may be a tacit man, “Ty” Christman knows his stuff. And every prof can truly say That Christman doesn’t bluff. “Butch” Conway’s Bertha’s “M” man ; Says she, “He is my own,” And every day the fellows yell, “Butch Conway on the ’phone.” Your Jonathan and David In Delp and Dietrich grew ; That’s why they are here writ in one And not in stanzas two. “A fiery thing, this tongue of mine,” Says Druckie, whom you know Is Fritchman’s worthy aide-de-camp ; Keeps waiters on the go. Edwards does not say a lot, But is a quiet chap ; Still I think he likes to hold Girlies on his lap. “My kingdom for an argument That ne’er would have an end,” Exclaims the sophist Eidam bold, Oilr counsellor and friend. But here comes Folk, so shy and cute That girls must simply love To gaze on him, the princely fair, And call him “Honey dove.” Dame Nature’s call plus Cupid’s charms With smiles of bonny lass Grip Frey so that he seldomly Has time to go to class. He uses specs to camouflage For knowledge in his head ; Freyberger hails from Oley town, At least that’s what he said. The freshmen shuddered in their boots, When Graulie hove in sight, But all their fears soon disappeared For Graulie was alright. Greene’s smile is one that can’t wear off For he’s in love forsooth, And ev’ry night o’er Eighth Street bridge He goes to see his Ruth. Page Two Hundred Ninety-five Then next in line John Hangen comes, A preacher’s son, they say. He says he wants to be a " doc” And drive folks’ pains away. Harris is a genius ; He sings, cuts hair, and talks, But when a girlie smiles at him, He almost always balks. Dick Hartzell likes to talk and talk, A rather sober chap ; But when Doc Wright looks down at Dick, He knows not where he’s at. That silence is golden must be the creed Of Heffley known as " Heff” For always silent’y he sits And to the world is deaf. " Hank” Henry is a funny bird Who likes things with a " kick” ; He drinks down waters fierce and wild. But they don’t make him sick. See Hillegas, the cheer leader ; He throws a somersault, And if the girls don’t rave for him. It is not ‘ ' Bill’s” own fault. Charlie Holland’s a Council man And has an eagle eye ; When something’s wrong and Charlie’s there, It does no good to lie. John Jordan would a lawyer be And earn his dough through gab ; We think his line would serve him best To run a taxicab. Clyde Kelchner is a science man, So bright he simply shines. He studies animals and plants, Then ’ranges them in lines. Kleinginna’s home’s a haven true, Atlantic City’s beach. And here’s where Russ” spends summer time With many a smiling " peach.” His thoughts are all original While translating in class ; If Knappenberg’s " horse” were poor, He’d hardly ever pass. Ivniess fiddles, sings, and dances tunes. And has his dates galore ; I’m sure his post-collegiate life Has more gay times in store. Photography claims Koch alone In all the Junior bunch. We know that he’ll make good in life Because we have a hunch. Kohler’s not a coal-man As his name suggests ; Although he is a serious man, I know he likes our jests. As president of our class Bert Krauss has done his bit. That all the girlies fall for him Is true we must admit. He printed notes to get an " A” ; How hard he worked and fussed, But “Teady” gave him less than that. And Lebo could have cussed. When Lebo and Lengle sally forth Out for a nightly date, J t whv they’re gone till 2:30 Is more than we can state. From Richmond Hill " Ray” Maglin hails, A mighty bluffer he, For when a question comes his way, He spreads it heavily. By force of speech our Nagle A. Could move a crowd to — bricks ; Outside of class he is alright. But when he sleeps, he kicks. His rippling voice, his flashing eyes, Just simply make ’em fall; " Bobby” Orr’s the one we mean The fairest of us all. Make way for me, ah — I must speak And ah set forth my view.” When Preuss pipes up, we all pipe down, — There’s nothing else to do. Riggs, who hails from Jersey state, Is fond of chemistry ; And if he makes it his life work, Successful he will be. We can’t say much of Ed” Roepe, There isn’t much to say ; But this we know is true of him, — “Each dog must have his day.” But here comes Roth from Freeland town, Who’s gentle, meek, and mild ; In arguments he holds his own Until he’s peeved or riled. What, ho ; who gallops o’er the grass, A spectacle quite cute ? It’s neither fiend nor maniac, But only “Red Head” Rutt ! Kermit Schmehl’s a sober chap. Scarce ever cracks a smlie; We think the undertaking life Would dove-tail with his style. From Reading town " Stan” Schweimler hails In Glee Club work he shines. But " Stan’s” delight is known to lie In sipping sparkling wines. " I strive for none,” " Bill” Seaman says, " For none is worth my strife ; Expense is high, and life’s too short, Methinks, to have a wife.” He leads a solemn hermit life, And loves not any lass. When " Bromo” Seltzer smokes or talks, No one can stand the gas. " Demosthenes is my ideal,— To speech I would aspire,” Thus Morris Shafer elocutes, His cheeks aflame with fire. Page Two Hundred Ninety-six If pennies bought his silent thoughts, Paul Shoemaker could boast Undreamed of wealth in copper coins, A reddish, countleess host. Sieger has a funny name ; It does not suit at all ; Remember “Shorty” is not short, But he is rather tall. He crossed the Sea to visit lands That lie out far away. “It’s all right there,” Carl Sipple said, “But give me U. S. A.” Though Paul Smith is a handsome man, He hasn’t much to say ; But when his best girl smiles at him, P. J. is light and gay. Paul Snyder says he’d like to know Why woman uses paint. The answer’s brief and to the point : To seem just what they ain’t. “Ernie” Steckel’s gift of gab Is known both far and near, But when he raves we grin to think It’s only lies we hear. When Tursi, rigged in football togs, Goes plunging down the field, So “Terrible” does he appear,— Opponents simply yield. Albert Utz is always busy And does a lot of work. He does his best for Muhlenberg, And never cares to shirk. “Soc” Wagner likes to make wise cracks Or give a funny tale, But sad to say we never laugh ; His cracks are old and stale. Monroe Winn’s a studious ( ?) chap And has a winning name. If Monroe doesn’t reach his goal, His name won’t be to blame. Witt is a hustling football man And plays at quarter-back. To put the ball across the line He seems to have a knack. “Fat” Zieber’s arguments have weight, — Don’t ask the reason why. “Fat” has a smile that won’t wear off, With which he says “Good bye.” Now don’t you think that our class Has cause to show some pride? In life we hope to do the best, And may this hope abide ! Amen. Page Two Hundred Ninety-seven THE E ND OF IT c4LL @ur H v ertt$evs SHANKWEILER LEHR OF ALLENTOWN Clothing for Men and Young Men WHERE STYLE CAN BE HAD AT LOWER COST “The Home of Society Brand Clothes” SAY IT WITH FLOWERS Member F. T. D. A. FRED W. BALLIET 121 South Eighth Street FLORIST Funeral Designs, Cut Flowers and Wedding Decorations BELL PHONE: Greenhouse 37-R-2, Emaus Residence 1679-R Consolidated Phone 4169 CALENDAR MARCH 19. First day on the job. Student Body hears with regret of Coach Spiegel’s resigna- tion. The new system of coaching to be instituted next year is explained. 20. Dr. Mueller admits that as a rule all professors are very poor marksmen. Preuss becomes ethical while discussing Socialism. 21. Slept through another vocational lecture in chapel to-day. First day of spring; baseball practise started. 22. Student Body receives its we ekly allotment of praise after the “sing” in chapel. Graul and Winn get the medal for being the most harmonious in the gathering. Angstadt takes up the collection. 23. Great excitement since three of Allentown’s fair ones appear on the campus. Heist gets cramps in the neck. An epidemic of spring fever is setting in. 24 .Old man “Winter” comes back for his hat. Overcoats are again dug up from the mothballs. 25. We went to church — to sleep. 26. The Sophomores are congratulated by Prof. Fritsch since none of them flunked the religion quiz. 27. History class discusses the art of stealing watches. Preuss again takes a prominent part in the discussion. 28. Most everyone takes advantage of the hour sing in chapel to pack grips and suitcases for the vacation. Vacation starts at 4 o’clock for the conscientious. 30. Vacation. 31. Ditto. Page Three Hundred We recognize how important — even critical — are the considerations which determine what the college man shall wear — and with this in mind, have made a very comprehens- ive effort to serve you. Here you are assured of Authori- tative correctness in DRESS FOR ALL OCCASIONS KOCH BROTHERS ALLENTOWN’S GREATEST CLOTHING STORE CALENDAR — Continued APRIL 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. Some more vacation. 9. School opens again with the faithful few. Conrad discourses on the derivation of proper names. 10. Prof. Bowman enlightens his Economics class on life as he found it in China and the methods of raising crops, especially lettuce. Maglin takes a side door exit. 11. First baseball game of the season, Villa Nova 6, Muhlenberg 5. 12. An unusual kind of food is served at the Commons. Rex says that he would rather stick to good substantial food than to have such knick-knacks. 13. Rain spoiled a ball game; therefore we went to sleep. 14. Muhlenberg track team loses to Lehigh 63-51. The baseball team also loses to Lehigh. 15. Everybody takes a rest. 16. Dr. Cronk addresses the Student Body. The surveying class makes its first ex- cursion abroad and “surveys” the surrounding region. Prof. Bauman has pre- pared himself against all tricks. 17. Dr. Nicely arrives for a three days stay and is given a reception by the boys. Buck Skean appears in chapel. 18. Prof. Simpson relieves the tension of English class by reading from Fitzgerald, 37th chapter, 1st to the 50th verses. The scene is laid in a bath-tub. 19. Dr. Nicely gives final address in chapel. 20. Muhlenberg wins from Delaware in baseball. Shoemaker does his stunt during the game. Hildebrand says hello. 21. Hildebrand receives letters of congratulation. Track team loses to Dickinson but Steckel equals ’Berg’s record for the 220 on a curved track. Huey wins the I. 0. U. contest held in the chapel. Ursinus is second and F. and M. captures third place. Winning the contest is becoming a habit with Muhlenberg men. 22. Visitors entered the gym and appropriated several uniforms. Detective Weins- hiemer promises a conviction. Pag? Three Hundred One Lehigh Valley Trust Company Nos. 634 and 636 Hamilton Street Allentown, Penna. Incorporated July 14, 1886. Capital Stock .... $500 000.00 Surplus and Profits - - - 675,000.00 Authorized by law to act as Executor, Administrator, Trustee, Guardian, Assignee and in other fiduciary relations. LEHIGH CANDY COMPANY Manufacturers and Jobbers of FINE CONFECTIONERY Office, 324 N. 7th St. Factory, 321-323 N. Hall St. Lehigh Phone 3492 Bell Phone 1812-M CALENDAR — Continued 23. Snyder is commended for knowing his French. West Berks shows great activ- ity with the water buckets. Stowell and Mattson put on their ferret disguises and seek out culprit. 24. Class in salesmanship is given a talk by a representative of the A. E. S. 25. Steckel profits by the address and presents a sales talk on plant juices. Base- ball team beats Moravian in a game in which Max Fulcher is the star. 26. Sophomores win inter-class track meet with a total of 51 points. Juniors are second with 36 points. Hank Henry furnishes two thrills for the crowd. Skid- more acts as pacemaker for the Sophs. 27. Great excitement in chapel at the WEEKLY elections. Afternoon is used to recuperate. 28. Muhlenberg-’s team is beaten in practise by Phoenix Silks. Fritchman surprises the boys by handing out a good supper. 29. Eight students attend church — seven with girls; eighth is Heist. 30. Rain and gloom. Katzaman and Flower challenge the two best to a game of hide and seek. Unversagt sings, lights out. MAY 1. Student Body sing. Graul chimes in on the amen. Kleinginna is seen in Allen- town chasing after high school kiddies. Maglin and Skidmore steer clear of the open air school. 2. Conway pitches the team to a 16-0 victory. Glee Club gives the annual concert in the high school. 3. New catalog makes its appearance. MacCruden is initiated in the night life of the Coo-Coos. Soc Wagner and Seltzer get a hair-cut. 4. Large numbers go to the Colonial to get a glimpse at “Adam’s Rib.” Bennyhoff gets a thrill and stays up all night. 5. Track team loses to Gettysburg while Muhlenberg’s delegates to Y. M. C. A. conference look on. Page Three Hundred Two " the strength of finan- cial resources -the efficiency of a cap- able organization -the desire to be ac- commodating Features that contribute to the satisfaction of keeping your account with this bank. Ali .eotowx National Bank My Wish Let all do all they can for Muh- lenberg but, boys, give your baggage to John S. Sefing CALENDAR — Continued 6. Hartman returns from Y. M. C. A. conference via the Reading pike. Others were fortunate in getting a ride to Philadelphia. Bashore falls asleep. 7. Sociology class journeys to Philadelphia to study conditions. 8. Dr. Haas announces that a graduate manager had been appointed to pass on all contracts entered into by the students. 1925 Ciarla contract was missed by two days. 9. New staff of the WEEKLY puts out its first issue. Buck Skean breaks record by attending gym class. 10. Students attend Shakespearian plays in Lyric, at least the professors think so. Cedar Crest also attends. 11. Horace Mann announces his engagement but he didn’t say where. Alderfer plays the harp at the Phoebe Sewing Club. 12. Track team places third at the Central Pennsylvania meet at Harrisburg. Webb again takes in the views across the alley near the hotel. 13. Hucke preaches at Coplay and almost forgets his sermon when the choir girls start to flirt with him. 14. Prof. Fritsch, disguised as a farmer, starts to hoe his onions. Tursi and Henry have a friendly argument. Groves and Balmer stage a track meet with Fulcher as starter. 15. Villa Nova again beats our team. Signs of old age are prominent. Extension student asks for brown and white Muhlenberg pennant. 16. Erb gives his yearly concert to the students in chapel. Shover is seen talking with a Freshman. 17. Circus comes to town and locates near the college. Freshmen carry water for the animals until called back to police the campus. Minnie Piffel makes her appearance. 18. Student body elections. Middle Atlantic preliminaries with Steckel placing in the 220 and 100 and Wilson placing in the 100. 19. Middle Atlantics semi-finals and finals. Johns Hopkins wins with 40 points. 2!0. Sophomore class attends graduation of class in teacher training. Freyberger gets enthused. Page Three Hundred Three L. H. YEAGER COMPANY Manufacturers’ Agents and Wholesale Distributors ALLENTOWN, PA. CHINA SILVERWARE CROCKERY KITCHEN EQUIPMENT GLASSWARE LINOLEUMS AND CARPETS ELECTRICAL FIXTURES AND APPLIANCES We make a specialty of institutional supplies. CALENDAR — Continued 21. Soc Wagner is given a warm send-off as he departs for his weekly trip to the burlesque. Matthias is pinched for throwing peanuts. 22. Prof. Bowman tells of his travels through Italy and warns all student tourists. Schadt takes notes. 23. Mr. Weiler, of the Morning Call, gives a talk on Journalism as an attractive vocation. The new faculty rules are annonuced and given the usual reception. 24. Volley ball enthusiasts late for supper. Riggs loses shoe and discovers it on Groves’ plate. Eidam entertains the sightseers in the vicinity of the tennis court. 25. CIARLA makes its appearance. Reinbold senior and Reinbold junior have a track meet on the tennis court. No lights on account of the use of flatirons. 26. Frey is seen at the “Greasy Spoon” trying to talk Greek with the owner. Shafer sells three dollars worth of merchandise and is given a raise. Extension students go out hunting wild flowers. 27. Members of religion class stay away from church to write religion reports. Many masterpieces of former years are turned in. 28. Navigation class sights Cedar Cresters doing fancy dives into the pool. Orr and Christman upset the raft in the excitement and Maglin is pulled out with a boat-hook. Dr. Bauman wonders why the fellows became so thirsty. 29. Everybody is preparing for the finals except Max. Several Sophs are observed hunting for history reports. JUNE 1. Finals. 9. End for this year. 10. Beginning of Commencement Week. 11. Class day. Seniors look foolish. 12. Junior oratorical contest. Huey repeats. 13. Junior Prom featuring the boys of 1924. 14. Handing out of diplomas. 15. “Till we meet again.” Page Three Hundred Four Vffie Philadelphia Seminary The Largest and Best Equipped Theological Seminary in the United Lutheran Church Unsurpassed location in a beautiful suburb of a large city. Twelve Professors and Instructors. 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CALENDAR— Continued SEPTEMBER 13. College opens with the usual ceremonies; Dr. Bailey delivers the address. Koehler makes a fortune renting out white-wash brushes. Freshmen get home- sick. 14. Classes start at 8 o’clock. All Freshmen conscientiously report promptly. Dr. Wright gets a line on the Juniors. 15. New men get acquainted with Allentown. Frosh appear with their new dinks. 16. Three seniors get up for breakfast; others get up for the rest of the day. Katz- aman and Achey anticipate line throwing and paint their room brown. 17. Y. M. C. A. entertains Frosh at annual reception. Upper-classman ring in on the eats (not as much ice-cream as in 1922). Winn has a nightmare and gives the dance of the drowning gold-fish accompanied by Winkler on the mouth organ. 18. Buck Skean is told to bring a trunk up to Hirnisey’s room. Schweimler sprains his wisdom tooth in laughing at Buck. Smelling salts and three buckets of water are used to revive Buck. Student Council makes its appearance. 19. Dr. Haas addresses student body on “World Conditions.” Dorang leaves the chapel when conditions are mentioned. 20. Upper-classmen notify Frosh that they will accompany the yearlings down- town after 8 o’clock provided all expenses are born by the Frosh. Several fall for the line. 21. No classes to-day on account of the Allentown Fair. Christman proves his skill at roasting hot-dogs. Wagner and Heist are roped in by the Hula girl. 22. Muhlenberg defeats East Stroudsburg 33-0. Auto races at the Fair attract the attention of Student Council. 23. Sunday and all are in bed resting from the strenuous life. 24. Pole fight is held, the Frosh being the victors. The battle scene in “The Storming of the Bastile” is enacted in miniature by the Sophs. Pgae Three Hundred Five RITTEM (Ss SMITH CO. BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS LUMBER MANUFACTURERS OF PLANING MILL WORK Among the many Buildings Constructed at Muhlenberg College Are: — The Administration Building, President’s Residence, Dining Hall, Power Plant MILL AND OFFICE: Jefferson and Gordon Streets ALLENTOWN, PA. CALENDAR — Continued 25. Glee club tryouts are held. Prof. Marks comes out for air after each candi- date has competed. Frosh in cooperation with the Sophs enact the “Baptism of Clovis’ Army” with the Sophs doing the baptizing. 26. Dr. Mueller explains why it is harder for dorm students to get to 8 o’clock classes than it is for town students. Hucke does the Billy Watson slide on the steps of the Ad building. 27. We are logically arranged in Logic class. The tail ends lose. Dr. Bauman practises for cross-country in running for the car. 28. Lafayette smoker is held in the Commons. Speeches as per usual but en- thusiasm gets beyond control. 29. Muhlenberg holds Lafayette to a 20-0 score. The stands collapse injuring many. 30. Grimmet goes to church? Johnson officiates at a friendly game in the city league. OCTOBER 1. Frosh win banner scrap and use door to main floor. Several Sophs nu,rse black eyes and bruised noses. It wasn’t as much fun as the year before. 2. Dr. Bailey takes the blood pressure and hemoglobin of the Juniors. Many are advised to go to bed at night instead of rushing the ladies. 3. It is discovered that the locker-room was pilfered. Shoemaker’s socks were not taken. 4. Hartman entertains the senior oratory class by imitating a football coach giving a speech. The 382nd chef makes his debut at the Commons. 5. The football team is given a big send-off to Delaware. Whitenight makes a speech as follows: “Thanks.” 6. Delaware springs a surprise and defeats ’Berg 6-0. Winkler and Kurtz celebrate at the round table. 7. Everyone reads the scores and Rex teaches Sunday School. 8. Schweimler denies that he visits Allentown girls. The rest of us know different. 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Muhlenberg shows its class by defeating Dickinson 13-0. Students celebrate the • victory in various ways and give police an opportunity to work. 14. Ice packs and cold towels are much in evidence. The faithful go to church. 15. Sociology class develops wonderful note-taking powers. Dr. Haas makes Rein- bold blush when he discusses virtue and art. 16. Reservations are being made for the trip to Gettysburg. Eichner gets tangled up in Sieger’s legs. Seltzer eats several dinners at the Commons and is unable to move for half an hour. 17. The movie man makes his appearance and the students do their stuff under Director Haas. Hucke and Barnes shake “The Harem Scandal” while the movies are taken. 18. Henry Shoemaker delivers a political speech in oratory supporting the Repub- licans. Bashore is excused from class for hurling books at Henry. Bernheim and Bashore discuss the speech. 19. Football team starts to Gettysburg. Several students hit for the pike and start race for Harrisburg. 20. Muhlenberg loses to Gettysburg. Hillegas put on a few stunts for the crowd. Phillips forgets the tail-light on his truck; therefore the entire crew was de- tained at Lebanon. Now we know why they call it “bologna town.” 21. Arrived with all colors flying from the long trip. Everyone observes the sabbath as a day of rest. Page Three Hundred Seven LINDENMUTH STUDIO CORA E. J. BALLIET Portraits HAND PAINTED CHINA FRAMING Studio: 26 North Sixth Street ALLENTOWN, PA. Page Three Hundred Eight Edward H. Wetherhold WEAVER’S ART SHOP JEWELER Correct F raining Specialist 723 Hamilton Street 1015 Hamilton Street Allentown, - - Penna. Allentown, Pa. AT YOUR SERVICE Henry E. Peters Son ©ruggigtg 639 Hamilton Street Allentown, Pa. THE Greenleaf Publishing Co. Halftone and Color Process Printing Embossing, Binding and Ruling 29 N. Seventh Street Allentown, Pa. CALENDAR— Continued 22. Getting set for Lehigh. Frosh guard the gates and perch in the trees. R. Affler- bach moans for his playmate “Diz” Fasig- but is comforted when Allard shows up. 23. Prof. Bowman entertains class with a story of what happened one night when he was in college. And then they are ready to expel us for throwing a bucket of water. How forgetful mortals can become. 24. Prof. Barba lectures on his trip through Europe. One of the items of the hotel bill was 15,000 marks for a bath for Sipple. They didn’t charge for the ring around the tub or Sipple would have gone dead broke. 25. Hallowe’en party season arrives. Embryo clowns make first appearance. 26. Lehigh smoker. Big crowd. Best ever. 27. Lehigh game. Muhlenberg scores first but loses, 14-3. 28. Everyone talks about what would have happened if Lehigh had lost. 29. Polygamy discussed by embryo sociologists. Steckel tells the story about his three Chinese wives. 30. Dr. Brown announces that only thirty have flunked the first quiz. Wonder how many passed? 31. Hallowe’en. Frosh have pajama parade. Become shieks after all is over. NOVEMBER 1. Pagans and ministers hold first secret practise. 2. Numerous parties down town turn dorms into a “deserted village.’’ 3. Muhlenberg holds Bucknell to 14-6 score. Knute becomes a pugilist. 4. Ministers spend the day in prayer for their approaching game with the Pagans. Hank pronounces the benediction. 5. Staunt day. Frosh raid stores down town for pillows. Ministers conquer Pagans, 12-6, in great football struggle. 6. Druckenmiller stays in bed uttering maledictions on the stuff he had taken to celebrate the Ministers’ victory. Page Three Hundred Nine NUEBLING’S SPORTING GOODS COMPANY Everything for Outdoor Sports SPALDING AND REACH BASEBALL SUPPLIES and TENNIS GOODS KODAKS PHOTO FINISHING A SPECIALTY 836 Hamilton Street Allentown, Pa. YOUR PERSONAL APPEARANCE IS EVERYTHING Do Your Dry Cleaning Cons. 3667 CALENDAR — Continued 7. Dr. Steinhauser delivers Reformation address on “Luther.” Student Body poses for the camera. 8. Dr. Wright’s class illustrates the fallacy of trying to find out something about the subject. 9. Weariness over the hunt. Jordan, in history, “He easily could have did it.” 10. Swarthmore wins; four of Muhlenberg’s players did not get there till the third quarter. 11. Snyder visits South Bethlehem. Tursi says that he had a “wild time.” 12. Bill Ritter gives lecture on the evils of cutting Gym. 13. Dr. Brown impersonates FalstafF. Drama class votes unanimously that Dr. Brown should have gone on the stage. 14. Dr. Horn speaks in Chapel. Will those Greeks never give us a rest? 15. Frosh become fresher. Question, “Why don’t those Sophs step on their tails?” No one can answer. 16. CIARLA staff gets busy. 17. Muhlenberg defeats Catholic U. by rolling up 16 points in last period. 18. Soc. Wagner starts studying for next drama quiz. 19. Professor Fritsc-h inspects class to see how many have Bibles. 20. Dr. Brown takes a day off. Drama class gets an extra hour of sleep. 21. Dr. Wright gives illustration of his theory of conducting chapel by inviting several fellows to leave. 22. Dr. Haas tells some good jokes in the office. 23. Indoor movies. Reading room suddenly becomes popular; day students smile. 24. Football men enjoy first Saturday of rest. 25. Everybody goes to church. 26. Bl ue Monday, but the sky is cloudy. 27. Blue Tuesday, — Drama quiz. Several get cock-eyed. 28. Thanksgiving vacation begins. No chapel on account of darkness. 29. Villanova game ends in scoreless tie. Frosh beat Villanova Frosh. 30. Vacation. Pa e Three Hundred Ten Geo. W. Shoemaker Co. Bruggi tfi Dealers in Chemicals, Surgical Instruments and Trusses PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES 808 Hamilton Street Allentown, - - Penna. THE “K” SHOE F1XERY SPECIALISTS In High Grade Shoe Repairing and Shoe Supplies “K” Shoe Fixery 1039 HAMILTON STREET WELT BOTE PUBLISHING COMPANY Estate of W. J. HARTZELL PRINTERS 631 HAMILTON STREET Allentown, Pa. CALENDAR — Continued DECEMBER 1, 2, Vacation. 3. Vacation ends. Everybody back to the grind. 4. Track men start training for indoor season. Fritchman refuses training tabl e and usual battle begins. No glasses broken. 5. Professor Fasig gives lecture on Chemistry to Student Body. Some fellows take a nap. 6. Mattson gets married. Celebration lacks the cigars. 7. Football banquet at Hotel Allen. Parke Davis speaker. Archie Witt is elected captain. 8. Some fellows have heavy heads. Ate too much at the banquet. 9. Sunday. Roll call. Schweimler is absent. Riding broncos at East Texas ranch. 10. Thirty-five men report for first basketball practise. 11. Utz publishes track schedule. Eight meets and lots of vegetables. 12. Glee Club holds first concert at Rittersville. Some fail to return. 13. Dormitory basketball season opens. Rex stars as F Hall defeats League Hall, 33-5. Leach shows activity. 14. Indoor movies retaken. There is a marked increase in the missionary ranks with MacAlpine as the feature. 15. The WEEKLY staff attends I. N. A. meeting at Lehigh. 16. Shoemaker and Seltzer argue on the possibility of making Muhlenberg co-ed. Weston votes yes and is seconded by Cedar Crest. 17. Baseball schedule published. The early birds have left for vacation. 18. Brath leaves Sociology class when the discussion turns to marriage. He caught the trolley. Folk manages to stay awake during the argument. Smith shows much interest and Shafer grins his broadest. 19. Xmas vacation starts. Page Three Hundred Eleven DAILY AND SUNDAY Morning Call Best of All Allentown Call Publishing Co., Publishers, Allentown, Penna. Page Three Hundred Twelve HOTEL ALLEN EUROPEAN PLAN ELMER E. HEIMBACH, Mgr. Club Breakfast, Midday Luncheon Evening Dinner, also Ala Carte Service Allentown, P ennsylvania CALENDAR— Continued JANUARY 2. Muhlenberg campaign opens. 3. Tursi and Black clean their room of everything except Steckel and a deck of cards. Black-jack elimination tournament is held in League Hall. 4. East Berks turns to mouse catching with Shafer winning the booby prize. The rest of us caught live ones. 5. League Hall occupants take up milk bottle hurling as an avocation. 6. Sitting in a corner. 7. A certain Junior is re-christened after he shows his ability to run faster than a cop. Webb presents an act of his own entitled “The Melodies of the Barnyard.” 8. Campaign workers assembled at the Colonial to view the Muhlenberg movies. 9. Albright defeated in a fast game. “Haps” Benfer is his usual self. 10. Several professors away, also some of the students. Buehler gets sore and gives several flute solos acc-ompained by much howling. 11. Soc Wagner discovers an excess of funds and takes in the show. 12. The team scalps Haverford at Haverford. 13. Superstitious people take notice. Flood in the gym and Bill Ritter calls off P. T. classes. No hard luck for us. 14. Exam list posted. Great expectations and some gloom. 15. Hygiene class turned into a tonsil clinic. Conway swallows a tongue depressor. 16. Muhlenberg loses hard fought game to Lehigh at Bethlehem. 17. Grimmet forgets himself in pushball and thinks he is playing Lehigh. Reut- linger wakes up to find the world a week ahead of him. 18. The beginning of the end for the unlucky. Many practise writing small ponies. Many systems of shorthand are invented for the coming exams. 29. Second semester starts with a few dropped by the way. 30. Geo. M. Jones of Pennsylvania Trust Company of Reading, addresses the students on “Budgeting.” 31. Glee Club develops stage hand material in erecting scenery at Lebanon. Schweimler can’t talk since he has to keep his hands in his pockets because of the cold weather. Page Three Hundred Thirteen To the College Man O ur desires are to make ijou feel at liome in our store in tlie selection of tliose items of mercliandise necessarrj during rjour starj at Muhlenberg. COME IN AND SEE OUR MEN’S DEPARTMENT L. Leli Companij DEPARTMENT STORE ALLENTOWN, PENNA. Greenhouses at Rittersville, Pa. J. F. Horn Bro. dflortsts Both Phones Store: 20 North Sixth Street ALLENTOWN, PA. WEILER’S DRUG STORE N. W. Corner Center Square ALLENTOWN, PA. Complimentary CALENDAR — Continued FEBRUARY 1. Faculty announces new elective system. Objections are raised by everyone except the students. Stowell nearly posts a bulletin announcing a holiday. 2. Muhlenberg defeats Temple in a lively game. “Snitz” Snyder and “Monk” Nuebling stage a boxing bout between the halves. “Korks” Bernd works up a spasm of laughter telling how he acted as a pall-bearer. 3. Rev. Fritsch holds special Muhlenberg service in his church. Fritchman raises cain when several students appear a few minutes late for dinner. 4. Speidel disappears mysteriously while on a Glee Club trip. He is located later in vicinity of a co-ed school. Buehler resigns as electrician of the club. Ker- stetter rides downtown. 5. Student Council decides to suspend the Junior class for not paying their bills. The suspension is not carried out to the great disappointment of the council. 6. Attorney Lawrence Rupp gives eulogy on Wilson. The faculty grants half a holiday in memory of the dead war president. Many take advantage of the rest and write up back notes. 7. “M” club organized in the Commons. All the athletes enjoy “a sumptuous re- past.” Nuebling elected first president. A1 Roth continues to exhibit the smoke swallowing stunt. 8. Frosh appear for the intelligence test after much agitation against it. Most Frosh agree that they would rather be themselves than the highest one in the test. Clymer recites his little ditty about the farm. Thompson accompanies him on the piccolo with sacred music. 9. Track team shows speed and gains second place in relay at Trenton. Orr and Riggs miss the weekly meetings in Johnson’s room. Scarlet fever makes headway. 10. Sunday — not for all of us. Page Three Hundred Fourteen IF YOU ARE THINKING of Building a Home or have Money to Place where it will be absolutely Safe and bring you the Great- est Return, then investigate. College Heights 600 Acres surrounding the Beautiful Grounds of Muhlenberg College. No other section of the City can give an intending builder or in- vestor such offerings: CITY WATER GAS ELECTRICITY TELEPHONES PAVED STREETS BOULEVARD LIGHTS More than seventy-five homes are already constructed and occu- pied and many others are in course of erection. The cost of improve- ments on this tract is nearing the million mark. Get your location NOW and have the advantage of an early selection. J0 COLLEGE HEIGHTS IMPROVEMENT CO. Rooms 5-6-7-10 Perkin Building, 529 Hamilton Street Allentown, Pa. Page Three Hundred Fifteen BELL PHONE LEHIGH PHONE ECK FISHER MANUFACTURERS OF “VELVET” ICE CREAM and Confectionery Thirteenth and Early Streets Allentown, Pa. CALENDAR— Continued 11. Wrestling team is picked for meet with F. M. Leach misses out by a narrow margin. West Berks reads the drama with interest. Some of it is better than “Judge.” 12. Lafayette is beaten by the score of 28-19. It was the first time that Muhlenberg beat Lafayette at Easton in five years. Weidemoyer goes hunting dying fish with a shotgun. 13. Prof. Simpson lectures on Lincoln in chapel. Achey acts as “Teedy’s” “yes man.” Eidam appears to enjoy the lecture but we know he didn’t. 14. Sipple finds bottle of Gordon Gin in a hotel in Philadelphia. He trys to make out what it might be. Winn remarks on the innocent boys in the class of 1925. 15. Roth, Sieger, Unversagt, Roepe, and Strauss leave for Lancaster for Student Volunteer convention. Sieger elected president of the Eastern Division. Winn again remarks on innocence. 17. Steckel visits Muhlenberg and tells Grimmet his rabbit story. 18. Blue Monday again. Lebo and Lengel seen together. Kniess comes to Greek class on time. The entire class gives Kniess a rising vote of commendation. 19. Muhlenberg defeats Y. M. C. A. in a slow game. Kelchner arrives minus his sweater. Scarlet fever breaks into work of the 1925 CIARLA. 20. Prof. Corbiere lectures before the French Club. Harris and Hangen still insep- arable. 21. Muhlenberg runners win second place in indoor sprints at N. Y. Athletic Club games. Steinhauer makes big impression as a prospective sprinter. 22. George Washington was born on this date with the result that there are no classes. 23. Muhlenberg loses weird game at F. M. Steigerwalt meets a nice little girl. 24. The first day in the week and its attendant duties. Page Three Hundred Sixteen Religious Book Headq uarters BIBLES, TESTAMENTS, DEVOTIONAL BOOKS, THEOLOGICAL WORKS, COMMENTARIES, SER- MONS, HYMNALS, PRAYER BOOKS, BIBLE STUDY BOOKS, SUNDAY SCHOOL BOOKS, CATE- CHISMS, JUVENILES, REWARD CARDS, CERTI- FICATES, CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPPLIES. Write for Catalog The United Lutheran Publication House MUHLENBERG BUILDING Philadelphia, Pa, CALENDAR — Continued 25. Frosh dance at the Traylor without any Chaperones. Frosh have a wild time with the Traylor furniture and the waiters. At twelve o’clock and after, many tried to carry home trolley cars. 26. Holland gains only fall for Muhlenberg in the wrestling meet with F. M. The ferrets investigate the results of the Frosh dance. Council passes amendment against swearing but it is rejected by everyone except Sc-hlums. 27. Dr. Mueller addresses students on the history of the Muhlenberg family. Graul forgets the benediction. Grove is caught working. 28. Moravian swamped by the basketball team 47-19. Heist starts studying for the finals. 29. Leap year but the Junior class is still intact. Dietrich and Miller celebrate their anniversary. Wagner has a coming out party. MARCH 1. Nine representatives from Muhlenberg attend Lutheran Students’ Conference at U. of P. Many co-eds are rushed by the ’Berg men. Strauss breaks his record. 2. The Sabbath was made for rest. We learned that in religion class. 3. Nagle acts as escort to 17 girls bound for College Heights. Hank Henry swears off in order to get in shape for track. We have the customary line handed to us in the various classes. Barnes does a back flip to advertise the circus. 4. Ad Building on fire when the workmen look for a gas leak with matches. Students give Dr. Wright an exhibition of quick thinking. Scarlet fever rages and students look forward to an enforced vacation. 5. Dr. Wright addresses students on “The Positive Man’’. A second demonstration of control is given. Page Three Hundred Seventeen LEHIGH BRICK WORKS 617 COMMONWEALTH BUILDING Allentown, Pa. Page Three Hundred Eighteen cA- B. The discriminating housewives have found that they can depend upon A. B. Brand Hams, Bacon, Lard and Frankfurts. That is why you find so many asking for — yes, insisting upon them. Do likewise and you will add much to the quality of your table without increasing the expenses of doing so. ARBOGAST BASTIAN CO. Allentown, Pa. CALENDAR — Continued 6. Rev. Severance, former missionary to Japan, displays a large number of souvenirs to the Juniors. Christman decides to become a missionary after hearing the story of the bath. 7. Winkleman discovers a new phrase, “I’ll smite thee.” Robinson proves his ability as a track coach. Druckenmiller delivers a tirade against the Frosh. 8. Steinhauer runs third in the sprints at games held in a New York Armory. CIARLA goes to printer. 9. Much sleep as per Sunday’s schedule. 10. Allentown Junior High fuss proves lively discussion in all classes except Prof. Corbiere’s. The bluffers have a real big day. Reutlinger and Edwards keep awake in Sociology class. 11. Professors declare holiday for some classes in the interests of the campaign. Helfrich wears a smile. 12. Muhlenberg’s drive for $25,000 from the student body set on foot with a mass meeting in chapel. Mr. Dreshman makes the boys dig deep. 13. Students overscribe their quota and make sure of the swimming pool. Nuebling sings the wedding march for the chosen few. 14. Nagle can’t see why a fellow can flunk recitations and get A. Bachert tries to enlighten him. 15. Hygiene class goes to Rittersville. Brath meets “Charlie.” Freyberger is pur- sued by a former employee of the Commons. This is the FINIS Page Three Hundred Nineteen Anewalt Bros. 615 HAMILTON STREET Men’s-Ladies’ HATS ::: FURS FURNISHINGS Funeral Director and Licensed Embalmer J. S. Burkholder Both Phones 814-816-818 LINDEN STREET Allentown, Pa. Bell Phone 1052 TYPEWRITERS New and Re-built Repairing- by Experts W. J. STEFFINS, Mgr. Pennsylvania Typewriter Company 22 South Sixth Street Allentown, Pa. “What do you think of Mr. Howls’ singing ?” “It merely shows he’d never be a bank- er.” “How’s that?” “He can’t tell one note from another.” My girl’s mother’s sister wasn’t feel- ing well yesterday so she stopped in the cafeteria — To eat? No, to restaurant. You remember that deaf and dumb blacksmith ? Yeh! Well, yesterday he picked up a wheel and spoke. Every baker should be rich. Why? Well they make a lot of dough. Gee! it takes a lot of crust to pull that one. I’m gonna buy a lot of ground. How much ya gonna buy? A lot. How much is that? Wonchatelaguy ? I’m gonna buy a lot. How many square feet you gonna get? The guy I’m buying from is crooked. What’s that got to do with it? Well, I don’t think I’ll get a SQUARE foot in the whole darn business. She: I admire the glee club men so much. I was out here talking to the soloist — that fat fellow, doncha know. He: You mean Zeiber? She: Yes, that’s it. I couldn’t get close enough to hear him. I ' m wanted by the police. Why, what for? For shooting a revenue agent on a Sunday. Page Three Hundred Twenty Muhlenberg College ALLENTOWN, PA. The College Three full courses leading to degrees, Arts, Science and Phil- osophy. For pre-medical students the biological course is unsurpassed. The Extension Courses Study while you teach. The College is making a large con- tribution to the advancement of education by offering courses at night and on Saturday. These courses lead to the several teachers’ certificates and to the college degree. The attend- ance for 1923-24 was 1104. The Teacher’s College is held for six weeks during the Summer. The Preparatory School Prepares young men for any college or university, but chiefly for Muhlenberg College. Situated on the campus in an ex- cellent new, fire-proof building. No better college anywhere. JOHN A. W. HAAS, D.D., LL.D., President OSCAR F. BERNHEIM, Registrar ISAAC M. WRIGHT, Pd.D., Director of Extension Courses. Page Three Hundred Twenty-one FACTS ABOUT ALLENTOWN Population : 1900—32,000 1915—62,400 1910—52,320 1924—85,000 Assessed Valuation, $71,153,390 Bonded Debt $1,166,605.54 Tax Rate— City, .010; School, .012; County and State, .003. Bank Resources, $41,000,000.00 Number of Factories 350 Number of Operatives ...15,065 Value of Annual Output — (estimated) — $140,530,500 Transportation Facilities — Five (5) steam roads: The Lehigh Valley Transit Co., with its 215 miles of track and excellent equipment gives a splendid service to the en- tire community. The Transit Company’s high speed line to Philadelphia is unexcelled in the United States. Industries — Silk, tractors, trucks and tires, wire products, boots and shoes, lumber, wood and paper boxes, cigars, cigar boxes, clothing, leather, min- ing machinery, beds, aprons, cement, guns, flour, furniture, hardware, pumps, structural steel, umbrellas and the cen- ter of the great cement in- dustry of Pennsylvania. Educational Institutions — High School and twenty-two graded public school build- ings ; continuation, vocation- al, evening, open-air and parochial schools ; Allentown Preparatory School, Allen- town Business College, American Commercial School, Muhlenberg College and Cedar Crest College for Women ; Americanization Bureau of the Chamber of Commerce, with paid director. Religious and Charitable Organ- izations — Eighty-five churches; Y. M. C. A., Y. M. H. A., and Y. W. C. A., Allentown and Sacred Heart Hospitals ; Phoebe Deaconess Home, Rescue Mission and Good Shepherd Home. To all who seek a location for business or home, Allentown extends an invitation to come and share with us the health, happiness and pros- perity to be found here. “Dwell Here and Prosper.” He: Do you sing? Him: Indeed. I sing bass. He: Pardon me, you mean bass. Him: Do you mean to insinuate that I’m a poor fish? He: Not at all, but you should have the scales. I was talking with the hunter of the orchestra. The hunter of the orchestra? Yes, the fellow that handles the traps. These trousers don’t quite come up to my expectations. Why don’t you wear suspenders? Black Tie: What’s your name? Red Tie: Bill. Black Tie: Bill what? Red Tie: Bill O’Phare. Black Tie: This is a new one — Irish and effeminate. Red Tie: No sir, mister, I’m Irish and Scotch. ANOTHER OIL SCANDAL ( Little boy handing bottle to drug clerk) Little Boy: “Please, mister, will you give me ten cents worth of sugar water and label it Castor Oil?” Excuses for absences will be granted only upon presentation of a doctor’s cer- tificate one week before or after sickness takes place. Any student presenting himself before the faculty with 36 measles or 5 small pox germs will be excused from classes between 10 and 11:30 daily. A written statement as- certaining to piles will be accepted with- out further investigation. Whats the crowd doing over there? They’re looking at the bridge. One of the spans is breaking. For Pete’s sake. Send some of them over here, I have fallen arches. ( United we stand but — individually we shall “pass out.” Page Three Hundred Twenty-two WALLACE RUHE ROBT. LANGE RUHE LANGE ARCHITECTS For all Classes ol Modern Buildings, 10-12 N. Sixth Street, Allentown, Pa. Say me Rapidly “I stick”, the mucilage said, “And go where I wish.” “Same here,” the scissors cut in With swish-aswish-swish. Just because you’re “down in the mouth” is no excuse for your conscience to hibernate while you cease all opera- tions and become “dead” to the world. Was “Soc” Wagner cool the other day when he held that pretty girl on his lap? “Cool,” replied “Johnny’ ’Angstadt. “Why he shivered all over.” Schweimler: “Fritchman, I’ve just had an awful accident.” Fritchman: “What happened?” Schweimler: “I stepped on a pretzel and smashed “1” out of it.” Heard at the Glee Club Tryouts Frosh — “Do you think I’ll ever be able to do anything with my voice.” Prof. Marks — “Well, it might come in handy in case of fire.” Physics Prof.: “One great movement has lately taken place in the world of physics ?” Wise-cracking Will: “The transfer of tips from matches to bell-boys.” Irene — I can’t marry you, you’re pen- niless. Reinie — What does that matter, the Czar of Russia was Nicholas. Lead pencils, that are dull, are like Some jokes we often spill. Do you ask why? Well, listen then: Because their points are — nil. Page Three Hundred Twenty-three Allentown Preparatory School THIS INSTITUTION has a continuous history, extending over a period of more than fifty years, and it has been the secondary school of the majority of Muhlenberg’s Students. Prepares for all Colleges and Technical Schools FOUR COURSES Classical Latin Scientific Scientific Business The School Dormitory and Refectory offer comfortable living conditions for boarding students. For Catalog and Other Information Address IRVIN M. SHALTER, Head Master ALLENTOWN PREPARATORY SCHOOL Allentown, Penna. Page Three Hundred Twenty-four Wise: What Ya’ doing tonight? Cracker: Helping the Easter Bunny. Wise: Gonna dye eggs? Cracker: Naw, the way they smell, they’re dead already. What’s your name? Art. Art what ? Artisian. How ya feeling’? Well. Gee! that’s a deep one. When you getting married ? None of your blankety blank business. Goodnight. I ask you a civil question and you start a civil war. “Prof. Marks is making a great suc- cess with the Yale people.” “Why shouldn’t he? He’s been pound- ing keys all his life.” THE GREAT MYSTERY “Aha!” said the man, who was also a detective, “That woman on the corner is a female in male disguise posing as a man.” The man walks up to the female and says, “Lady, you are a man.” She says, “See here mister, how dare you call a gentleman a lady,” said she. “Well,” said the man, “you, dressed as a man, gave away your secret of your male attire by saying that yon wasn’t a male lady and posing as a female mister, but anyway the mister that says the woman’s male attire Say, just a minute, if anyone is looking- for sense in this just keep looking THAT’S THE MYSTERY. One: Do you see that polo field over there ? Another: You bet I do, and if there’s one thing I like it’s a good ripe field of polo. Page Three Hundred Twenty-five BOWEN GROCERY OUR SPECIALTIES High Grade Fresh Meats, Bread, Cakes, Pies, Coffee m 809 HAMILTON STREET It is True That GREAT MINDS RUN IN THE SAME DIRECTION, for in a marathon it would certainly take a thick-headed Dutchman to run in the opposite way. A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH, but this does not apply to chickens. A MAN WHO LIVES IN A GLASS HOUSE WOULD NEVER THROW STONES, especially the one who is too lazy to go into the back yard. HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY, but the Prudential Life Insurance and Metropolitan aren’t so bad. BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER, but the Pennsylvania Dutch blood is the “thickest” of ’em all. A MAN IS JUDGED BY THE COM- PANY HE KEEPS, that is, how often he sees her and how late he stays. THERE’S A FOOL BORN EVERY MINUTE but they deserve courtesy. THANK YOU FOR v YOUR KIND ATTENTION. Grade Men In a psychological examination, the students were told to write a sentence with the word “nectar.” The “A” man wrote, “I simply adore the delicious nectar of the luscious grape.” The “C” man said, “Johnny’s nectar is as good as the real stuff.” The “D” man surpassed them all with the truth, by saying, “The girl I had last night was so pretty, I nectar.” Student Council — You can’t remember what night this happened? Schick — No, I only know I was taking a shower at the time. Sam Sc-haadt — Then it was Saturday night. Page Three Hundred Twenty-six F. Hersh Hardware Company SPORTING GOODS KODAKS TOOLS, AUTO ACCESSORIES, CANOES, BUILDERS’ HARDWARE Developing and Printing Catasauqua ALLENTOWN Bughouse Advertisements Wanted: — Blacksmith to shoe horse flys. I need 7 Mohammedans to work on Mosque Eetos. Earn while you learn: to recharge lightning bugs. Ask for Mr. Firefly. Lodging Wanted: — By ex-service bug. For four years I have been in the front line trenches. Where I am there is action. Mr. Cootie. Wanted to Buy: Old shoes at reason- able prices. Centipede. Lost: My two sons, Mikey and Jossey Ant. Last seen playing penny ante at their aunts. Mrs. Ann Ant. And Then The Queen Said “Yes, Lord Salisbury, you may go to the dance with Fatima.” “I promise not to raise Helmar.” “Alright, Sunshine, try and be back by One-Eleven and don’t go near the Chesterfields.” Life is a joke, All things show it; Look at the Sophs And then you’ll know it. Heard in Red Hill Cy — That there college, Muhlenberg, don’t spare no expense on it’s men. Got its own cows so’s the football men can have all the milk and cream they want. Hi — Thasso ? Cy — Yep; my son writes that they have bought eleven jerseys just for the use of the football team. Dot — The only men I kiss are my brothers. Charlie — What fraternity do you be- long to ? Gus — Then this is absolutely final? Evelyn — Absolutely. Shall I return your letters ? Gus — Yes. They are good enough to use again. Page Three Hundred Twenty-seven 1 I A Service Worthy of Its Name Ice Cream and Light Lunch and Confectionery Soda Fountain “ 0 NL Y ” The Madison Restaurant R. C. REYNOLDS, Prop. 1322 Chew Street CLEANERS — Cigars, Cigarettes and PRESSING, REPAIRING, ALTERING Tobacco M. F. LORISH SON My Specialty — Comfortable Vision 1031 Hamilton Street J. C. STRAUSS Allentown, Pa. OPTOMETRIST-OPTICIAN 723 Hamilton Street 255 North Fifth Street Allentown, Pa. Reading, Pa. — In E. H. Wetherhold’s Jewelry Store Yd- THiS IS SHoEHAiffR °F pro r — Page Three Hundred Twenty-eight E. KELLER C SONS Jewelers, Silversmiths, Optometrists, Stationers PRESENTATION WATCHES AND LOVING CUPS A SPECIALTY 711 HAMILTON STREET ALLENTOWN, PA. Fritchman — Did you send that saus- age ? Connie — No, the pig got all right again. To the Seniors: Standing on your dignity is like walking on a tight rope: impressive if you can do it well, ridicu- lous if you can’t. Well what are you stopping for asked Schweimler when the taxi came to a stop in the middle of the block? Well I heard the lady say stop, re- plied the driver. Schweimler — Drive your car. She wasn ' t talking to you. “Poss” Brumbach — May I call you by your first name. Mary — Yes, if I may call myself by your last name. What would YOU do in a case like this ? Overheard in a lawyer’s office in Hollywood. Film Star — How much will you charge me for my divorce ? Lawyer — If you’ll agree to let me handle all your divorce cases for the next ten years, I’ll give you a special price. Guide Him. As Jim and Bill were driving their flivver down the avenue they were sud- denly halted by a funeral procession. Bill waited in silence until the hearse had passed and then turning to Jim he said: “Jim, I wish I knew where I was g-oing to die!” Jim — “What good would that do you.” Bill — “I’d never go near the place.” The Flea — “Now I’ll hide on you.” The Cat — “Get out, this is my hide.” Page Three Hundred Twenty-nine Page Three Hundred Thirty -aiiiiaimaMiiBiiiiaiiiiaiiiiaMiaiiiiaiiiiaiiiiaiiiiaiiiiai’iiaiiiiai.iii ii.iiaiiiiBiiiiaiiiiBiiiiaiiiiaiiiiaiiiiaiiiiaiii.a m I fill iiii if 1,1 H. Rauj Haas Company PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS CALENDAR MANUFACTURERS Class Catalogues and Annuals Proceedings, Pamplilets and Periodicals 514-518 N. Madison Street, Allentown, Pa. !|!l Page Three Hundred Thirty-one Hutograpbs

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