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4- ■ ■• ' ■ ■. 4I4J- I mm ®t " Qllir Nebraska Mrsbgan lmit?rsttg loL VII (N PRESENTING this volume of The Coyote to the public, and more especially to the students, Faculty, Aj and alumni of Nebraska Wesleyan University, the manager and editor desire to express their gratitude to the many friends who have so heartily supported the enterprise. They wish to thank the staff which has labored with them in producing the book; they wish to thank the editor and manager of The Wesleyan who has so generously loaned its columns for their use; and also they desire to thank Professors Alabaster and eleven ger, who have especially boosted the work by offering the use of their offices. They are conscious of the fact that there are many things in the pages to come that might be better and many things that fall short of the need. Yet they are certain that mistakes will be pardoned and that whatever of good there may be will find an echo in the hearts of all who love Wesleyan. So with malice toward none and charity for all — even the Faculty — they sign themselves, Qlltp (Cniiotc nf 1909. Z STAMBAUGH, Editor. J. M. SHOWALTER, Business Manager. 5 Sllir Nrut Athlrtxr Ifulh—Mnvi. 19D9 frofpBBor lorn ($oohmxn (Ubufngn Mlin briTught rnxl AtblrtirH to Wrfilryau. tl ts milumr of ta affrtttmtatrla iir irat Ji. N. O. REYNOLDS GLENN ANAWALT ROBERT ISHAM PANSY COFFIN J. M. SHOWALTER Z STAMBAUGH LEE HANTHORNE (not in picture) DON R. LEECH J. WEST THOMPSON MAUDE ATKINSON ERNEST SMITH PNIVEKSro HtUiain 3aafpl| Sautiiann Chancellor of the University B.Sc, Chaddock College; A.B., Ilhnois Wesleyan University; S.T.B., D.D., Garrett Biblical Institute ; Booster. After the resignation of Chancellor Huntington, the trustees of the University found themselves trying to solve the difficult problem of finding a man fitted to take up the task of succeeding him in office. In their final decision they are to be much commended, for in Dr. Davidson they have discovered the one man in a thousand who is capable of doing the great work necessary for the development of the school. A man in the prime of life, full of fiery energy, splendid business sagacity, and ability to lead college men and women, he has already made his personality felt in the state and has endeared himself to the student bodv. 10 CHARLES ADELBERT FULMER Dean of the College of Liberal Arts JAMES F. STEVENS Dean of the Nebraska College of Medicine II BtWm (Elinton Tj uuttngtun Chancellor Emeritus Professor of English Bible; D.D., LL.D., L.H.D., Syracuse University Nothing we could say here would either add to or detract from the high regard and love of the students, Faculty, and alumni for one whose years of faithful service and wise council have made him revered by all who know him. (Cljarlta iuitljam Eohp Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy Ph.B., A.M., DePauw University. A K E, DePauvv. Professor Rose is one whose hfe has left a deep impression upon the hearts and minds of the many students with whom he has come in contact. He is " senior professor " and now is enchng the nine- teenth year of his service to the university. iffranrta Asburu Alabaatrr Professor of Greek and Latin A.B., Northwestern University; A.M., University of Nebrastca ; $ K $ B K, Northwestern ; Booster. To those who have come into personal touch with him, Professor Alabaster will always remain a man whose friendship is worth while. His students call him " The Best Little Prof in the Univer- sity. " 13 Abbtp (Cornrlia Munm Professor of German A.B., University of Nebraska; A.B., A.M., Nebraska Wesleyan University. Orophilian. Secretary of the Faculty. Professor of Histoi-y and Political Science Ph.B., DePauw University; A.M., University of Illinois. £ B K, DePauw. 14 Albert (Hljnmaa l U Professor of Botany and Principal of the Academy B.Sc. A.M., University of Nebraska. Professor of Philosophy Ph.B., Nebraska Wesleyan University; A.M., University of Nebraska. Orophilian. Granted leave of absence for 1909-10 to accept Austin Scholarship at Harvard University 15 1. i ' mttl) l|0pktitB Professor of Chemistry A.B., A.M., Albion College; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University A T n, Albion; Athletic I ' oard of Directors. Aba iHapr ilmtpB Professor of Romance Languages A.B., University of Missouri. i8 (SItp g ttiJipnt lolig of titp (SoU gp of ICtbpral Arta THE ORGANIZATION of the Student Body of the Col- lege of Liberal Arts was a new departure in the life of the Uni ' ersit} ' . After the usual unsatisfactory results in the Freshman-Sophomore scraps last fall, Mr. Thuresson, presi- dent of the Senior class, called upon the presidents of the other classes to appoint committees of two who should act with the four presidents as a " Scrap Committee, " which should undertake the formation of some plan for the regula- tion of these matters. At the first meeting of this committee the consensus of opinion seemed to favor the organization of some body which should have complete power in such affairs. Mr. Matson and Mr. Stambaugh of the Senior class were delegated as a sub- committee to draw up a form of organization. Their report was the presentation of a constitution for the entire College of Liberal Arts. It was accepted by the committee after a great deal of discussion, and, eventually, was favorably passed upon, after a few minor changes, by the student body. This constitution provides that there shall be the usual four officers, president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer, who shall be the presidents of the Senior, Junior, Sophomore, and Freshman classes respectively. The further organization of the body as a whole is very simple. The most important provision of this constitution, however, is that establishing- a legislative and judicial body, called the College Council. This organization consists of twelve members — the president and two elected representatives from each class. The College Council is given plenipotentiary power in rendering decisions and fixing the conditions regarding class scraps. For the present, no other powers are sought by the organization. Man} ' of the students and Faculty, however, believe that, in the College Council, they see the nucleus of ultimate self- government among the students of VVesleyan University. The members of the first College Council are : Paul Thuresson, ' 09, president. Margaret Hopper, ' 09, secretary. Z Stambaugh, ' 09. N. O. Reynolds, To. J. West Thompson, To. E. P. Imboden, To. E. L. Smith, Ti, vice-president. j. M. Showalter, Ti. Wayne Atwell, Ti. C. A. Meyer, ' 12. Benj. Alexander, ' 12. treasurer. Clifford Butler, ' 12. 20 2 STAMBAUGH MARGARET HOPPER N. O. REYNOLDS J. W. THOMPSON E. S. IMBOUEN PAUL THURESSON WAYNE J. ATWELL J. M. SHOVVALTER CARL MEYER CLIFFORD BUTLER BENJAMIN ALEXANDER KRNEST L. SMITH dlug Say (iralor ALBERT ROY LAXG 22 1 — Samuel S. Banta, York. Philosophy. Kosmos Klub. Out of school second semester. 2 — NiTA Clare Beck, University Place. Philosophy. VVillard, Secretary of Debating Association (3), Treas- urer of Oratorical Association ( 3 ) , Assistant in Zo- ology (3), Coyote Staff (3), President of Class (3). President of Willards, 2d term (4), Vice-President of Classical Club (4), Assistant in Psychology (4), Senior Play. 3 — Earl S. Bishop, University Place. Chemistry. Orophilian, Chemistry Club, Assistant in Chemistry (2, 3, 4), Assistant in Chemistry, Nebraska State Experi- ment Station, Varsity Hockey Team (3), Inter-Class Baseball (2), Inter-Class Basketball (2, 3, 4), Varsity Football Squad (4), Vice-President of Athletic As- sociation, General Body (4), Senior Play, President of Chemistry Club (4), Manager of Senior Play. 4 — James Clare Bishop, University Place. Chemistry. 5 — Jessie Alice Bragg Elmwood. German. Aelioian, Student Volunteer, Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (3), President of Y. VV. C. A. (4), President of .-Velioians 2d term (4). (1 — Freshman Year (2) — Sophomore Year 6 — JosEPi-iiNE Adelaide Brown, Grand Island. Philosophy. Student Volunteer, General Secretary of Y. VV. C. A. (2, 3. 4)- 7 — Viola Grace Burke, Kearney. History. Willard, Vice-President of Class (2), JJ ' cslcyaii Board of Control (2), Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (2, 3, 4), Presi- dent of Willards, ist term (4), Senior Play. 8 — Roy E. Cain, University Place. Chemistry. Theophanian, Chemistry Club, Inter-Class Basketball ( i, 2, 3, 4), Inter-Class Baseball (2), Varsity Baseball, Senior Play. 9 — Pansy Coffin, University Place. English. Willard, JVcslcyau Board of Control (3), Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (3, 4), Coyote Staff (3. 4), Secretary of Class. 10 — Will Coleman, University Place. Philosophy. Secretary of Prohibition League (4). 11 — Anna Maude Atkinson, Adams. English. Tennis Club, Lawrence LTniversity (i, 2), Inter-Class Debates (3), President of Girls ' Tennis Club (3, 4), Coyote Staff (4), Business Manager of Girls ' Glee Club (4). ( 3 ) — Junior Year (4) — Senior Year 25 ' i Anna D. Darnall, University Place. English. Theophanian, Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (2), Vice-President of Y. W. C. A. ( 3 ) , Coyote Staff ( 3 ) . President of Oratorical Association (4), Secretary of Oratorical Association (4), 2d Team Girls ' Basketball (4), Pres- ident of Theophanian Girls, 2d term (4), President of Equal Rights League (4), Class Poet, Senior Play. 2 — Ruth Holmes Dryden, Kearney. History. Orophilian, Y. VV. C. A. Cabinet (3), Vice-President of Y. W. C. A. (4), President of Oro Girls 2d Semester ( 4 ) , Senior Play. 3 — Jessie Stewart Gilman, Pasadena, California. Mod- ern Languages. VVillard, Coyote Staff (3), Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (3). President of Willards, ist term (3). 4 — Roy E. Goodrich. Chemistry. Dialectic, Chemistry Club, Camera Club, University Glee Club. - — Flossie E. LIale, University Place. German. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet ( i, 2, 4). 6 — Albert S. Hisey, Lincoln. History. Everett, Booster, Vincent Association, Plniversity of Ne- braska (i), Varsity Debating Team (2), President of Vincent Association (2), Inter-Class Debates (3), President of Debating Association (3), President of Everetts, ist term (4), Vice-President of Class (4), President of Wcslcyan Board of Control (4). 27 y — Margaret Cathkyn Hopper, University Place. Ger- man. College Council, Secretary (4), Advisory Board of Y. W. C. A. (4), Senior Play. 8 — Ethel Howe, Wymore. German. Aelioian, Y. W. C. A. Cabinet ( 3 ) , President of Aelio- ians (4), Senior Play. g — RoBERT Melyne Isham, University Place. English. Theophanian, Chemistry Club, Liter-Class Basketball ( i, 2, 3, 4), ' arsity Basketball ( i, 2, 3, 4), Varsity Track (I, 2, 3, 4), Liter-Class Baseball (2), Captain of Var- sitv Basketball (3), Winner of Gold Medal, Track (3) , Manager of Track Team (3), Assistant in Chem- istry (3, 4), Varsity Football (4), Captain of Varsity Football Team (4), Captain of Varsity Track Team (4) , President of Athletic Board of Directors (4), President of Chemistry Club ist Semester (4), Class Treasurer (4), Coyote Staff (4), Senior Play. 10 — Earl Warren Jackson, University Place. German. Chemistry Club, Lhiiversity Band, Assistant in Chem- istry (3), Liter-Class Basketball (4). 11 — Howard E. Kline, LTniversity Place. Latin. Theophanian, Classical Club, President of JVcslcyaii Board of Control ( i ) , Secretary of Prohibition League ( i ) , Liter-Class Baseball ( i ) , Captain of Track Team (3), Liter-Class Basketbah (3, 4), Pres- ident of Oratorical Association (4), President of The- ophanian J ' Ien (4), Class Monument Committee, Senior Play, Coyote Staff (4). 1 — Albert Ray Lang, Universit}- Place. Greek. Theophanian, Kosmos Klub, Classical Club, Vice-Presi- dent of Oratorical Association ( i ) , Librarian of Kos- mos Klnb (4), President of Theo Men (4), Varsity ' Debating Squad (4), Senior Ivy Day Orator, Senior Play. 2 — Edith Marshall Lehr, Hastings. Philosophy. Willard, Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (3, 4), Student Volunteer. 3 — Enor K. MatsoNj Newman Grove. Philosophy. Theophanian, Kosmos Klub, President o f Class of " 10 (i). Reader in Academy English (i, 2), Y. M. C. A. Cabinet ( i, 2, 4), IVcslcyaii Board of Control ( i, 2, 4), hiter-Class Debates (2), Senior Play, President of Kosmos Klub (4), President of Debating Associa- tion (4), Assistant in Philosophy (4), Varsity De- bating Team (4), Property Man of Senior Play. 4 — Laura Jane Royce, El Centro, California. English. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (4). 5 — Maud Springer, LTniversity Place. English. Aelioian, Baker University (2), Organized VVesleyan Chapter of Aelioian Society ( 3 ) . 6 — Z Stambaugh, Omaha. Greek. Orophilian, Booster, Kosmos Ivlub, Camera Club, Clas- sical Club, Vice-President of Oratorical Association (i), Reader in English (2), Y. M. C. A. Cabinet (2, 3, 4), Class Treasurer (3), Liter-Class Debates {3), IVeslcyaii Stafif (3), Coyote Staff (3). President of Orophilian Men, ist semester (3), Senior Play. Sec- retary-Treasurer of Kosmos Klub (4)-, President of Camera Club (4), Stag ' e Manager of Senior Play (4), College Council (4), Editor-in-Chief of the Coyote 7— Charles LL Hammond, University Place. Orophilian, Varsity Baseball ( i, 2), Varsity Basketball (T, 2), LTniversity of Nebraska (3), LTniversity Band (1, 2, 4), LTniversit}- Orchestra (4). 8 — Paul Thuresson, LTniversity Place. Orophilian, University Band ( i, 2, 3, 4), Liter-Class Baseball (2), ]] ' cslcymi Board of Control (3), Senior Play, President of Oro Men, 2d semester (4), Presi- dent of Student Body (4), President of College Coun- cil (4), President of Class, both semesters (4). 9 — Earl E. Walker, Phillips. Chemistry. Chemistry Club, Secretary of Class ( 3 ) , Liter-Class Bas- ketball (3, 4), Assistant in Chemistry, Senior Plav. 10 — John Christian Jensen, LTniversity Place. Mathe- matics. Theophanian, University of Nebraska ( i, 2), Instructor in Physics (3, 4 ) , President of Camera Club, 2d se- mester (3), 1st semester (4). 11 — C. C. Smith, University Place. Greek. Dialectic, Classical Club. Senior Play. 1 — Jesse Hartman, Lincoln. 2 — Ralph iNTAROuis, Lincoln. 3. — Arthur Edward Oberman, Lincoln. 4 — Ole Olson, Lincoln. 5 — CiiLiA Belle Riddell, Lincoln. 6 — Frank N. Saville, Lincoln. 7 — Charles Wesley Thomas, Mead. 8 — Daniel Whitfield Thompson, Mead. 9 — y uGusTus M. VanderSlice, Cheney. 31 ENOR MATSON ALBERT LANG EARL JACKSON WILL COLEMAN R. D, GOODRICLI EARL WALKER JANE ROYCE JOSEPHINE BROWN JESSIE OILMAN ANNA DARJ4ALL NITA BECK VIOLA BURKE MARGARET HOPPER MAUDE ATKINSON JESSIE BRAGG ETHEL HOWE PANSY COFFIN FLOSSIE HALE c »y President - - - - - - N. O. Reynolds rice-President _ _ _ _ Vera Crozier Secretary _____ Mary Russell Treasurer ______ Grace McLain 3 33 1 — Glenn Anawalt, Fairfield. Everett, Y. M. C. A. Caljinet (2, 3), Secretary of Class (2), President of Everetts (3), Coyote Staff. 2 — Cl. ra fDELLA Coulter, Wymore. Aelioian, Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (2), President of Y. W. C. A. (3), Vice-President of Class. 3 — Yera Cozier, University Place. Theophanian. 4 — M. Gladys PIavdzn, University Place. Reader in German. 5 — Everett M. IFosman, Omaha. Theophanian, University Band, Camera Club, Athletic Board {2), Assistant in Botany. 6 — Edward P. Imboden, Decatur, Illinois. Everett, Ivosmos Klub, Ijooster, Vincent Association, Illinois Wesleyan University (i, 2), College Council (3), Varsity Debating team (3), Vice-President of Vincent Association ( 3 ) , Inter-Class Basketball ( 3 ) , Editor-elect of The Coyote for igio. 7 — Ruby Knepper, David City. 8 — Margaret Lemon, Hartington. Aelioian, Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (2, 3), Vice-President of Glass (2), President of Class (3). 9 — WiLLA Melvin, Elgin. Orophilian, Booster, Secretary of Equal Rights League, Ladies ' Glee Club. 10 — Grace McLain, University Place. 11 — Kati-iarine Maddox, Falls City. Orophilian, Secretary of Class (2). 35 1 — May Maddox, Falls City. Orophilian, President of Oro Girls, ist semester (3). 2 — Carrie H. Morgan, University Place. Reader in German, Reader in Academy English. — K. Otto Pearson, Kearney. 4 — Mary E. Russell, Eairbury. Willard, Secretary of Class (3). — Nathan O. Reynolds, Lincoln. Orophilian, President of Class (i), President of Class (3), Coyote Staff ( 6 — A. " . Stuart, University Place. 7 — Roy E. Swift, Grant City, Missouri. Everett, Secretary of Prohibition League {2), Treasurer of Glee Club (2), Vice-President of Oratorical As- sociation (2, 3), President of Everetts (3), Vice- President of Debating Association (3). 8 — John E. Talbot, Giltner. Theophanian, Ko.smos Ivlub, Classical Club, Y. M. C. A. Caiainet (i, 2, 3), University Glee Club, Wesleyaii Board of Control {2), President of Theo Men (2). Secretary of Class (2), Inter-Class Debates (2), Vice- President of Athletic Association (2), Editor-in-Chief of The U ' cslcyan (3), Assistant in Philosophy (3). 9 — Jay West Thompson, Stanton, Michigan. Orophilian, Classical Club, Vincent Association, Y. M. C. A. Cabinet (i, 2), State President of Student Vol- unteer Movement ( i, 2), College Council (3), Presi- dent of Classical Club ( 3 ) , Coyote Staff ( 3 ) . 10 — Alma Whiting, Beatrice. Orophilian, Secretary of Debating Association (3, 3), Wcslcyan Board of Control (2, 3), JJ ' cslcyan staff (3). 11 — Alexander Wimberly, Hebron. Theophanian, Classical Club. 12 — Alvy Edgar Wachtel, LTniversity Place. Theophanian, Vincent Association, Classical Club, Uni- versity Glee Club. 37 ORE J. Malcolm Showalter Wayne At well Edith Riley - Bert Bessire - President ] icc-Prcsidciit Secretary Treasurer Upprpurntatiwa in (EoUrgp (Cnuttrtl. J. Malcolm Showalter - Ernest Smith John McVey Helen Wightman Roy Lenfest Wayne Atwell 39 1 — Bess Alexander, University Place. , 2 — Ester Antonides, North Platte. 3 — W. A. Atkinson, Adams. Classical Club. 4 — Wayne Atwel l, Fairfield. Theophanian, Chemistry Club, Classical Club, University Band, Associate Editor of JJ ' cslcyan (2), College Council (2), Editor-in-Chief-elect of The Wcslcyan for 1909-10. 5 — Bert A. Bessire, Laurel. Theophanian, Vincent Association, Y. M. C. A. Cabinet (1.2). 6 — LoRA Bolton, Geneva. 7 — Olivia Burch, Lander, Wyoming. 8 — FxViTH Claflin, LTniversity Place. Theophanian, Girls " Glee Club, University (Jrchestra. 9 — Grace Cozier, Aurora. Girls ' Glee Club, Winner of local Prohibition Oratorical Contest, 2d place in Nebraska Liter-Collegiate Prohi- bition Oratorical Contest. 10 — W. A. Crossland, Wayne. Theophanian, winner of local Oratorical Contest, 4th place Nebraska Inter-Collegiate Oratorical Contest, Winner of ist prize Inter-Society Oratorical Contest. 11 — F. E. Durham, University Place. 41 1 — Marion Durham, University Place. 2— Mary Eger, Lexington. 3 — Olive Evinger,, Hamburg, Iowa. 4 — Floyd H. Ferguson, Lincoln. _ — Ruth Fn.ES, University Place. Willard, Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (2). 6 — Grace Frisbie, Red Cloiid. Aelioian. 7 — E ' A Greenslit, Surprise. Willard, Y. VV. C. A. Cabinet (2), Reader in English (2). 8 — Clara Hawk, Sutton. g — Edna Higgins, University I ' lace. Aelioian, Booster, Treasurer of Equal Suffrage League (2). 10 — Dora Johnson, North Loup. Willard. II Maude V. Kendall, University Place. Theophanian, Girls ' Glee Club, Secretary of Girls ' Glee Club. 43 1— C. C. Krause, Adams. 2 — Ford B. KunSj Beemer. Varsity Football (2), Varsity Basketball (2). 3 — Roy Lenfest, University Place. Chemistry Club, Y. M. C. A. Cabinet (2), Inter-Class Basketball (2). 4 — L. E. MARTIN; Utica. University Glee Club. 5 — Ethel McAeee, Loomis. Aelioian, Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (2), Varsity Debating Squad (2). 6 — John I. IMcVev, Hudson, South Dakota. Theophanian, Kosmos Klub, Vincent Association, ' ar- sity Track Team (i), Secretary Vincent Association ( I ) , Treasurer Debating Association ( 2 ) , President of Theo Men, 2d term 1 2), Class President (3). 7 — Betei Maxfield, Lincoln. 8 — Wiletta Mercier, Lincoln. 9 — Benjamin LL Mickey, Osceola. Everett, Varsity Track Team ( i ), Varsity Football (2). 10 — Helen Miller, Lincoln. Theophanian. 11 — May Moyer, Tecumseh. 45 1 — Inez Palmer, Friend. 2 — Fern Peck, Cozacl. 3 Winnie Pierce, University Place. 4 — Edith Riley, University Place. Theophanian, Wcsleyan Staff (2), English Reader (2). 5 — Ben Schock,, University Place. Dialectic, Classical Club. 6 John Malcolm Shovvalter, University Place. Orophilian, Chemistry Club, Vice-President of Chemis- try Club (I), Secretary Chemistry Club (2), Y. M. C. A. Cabinet (2), Manager of Students ' Hand-book (2), College Council (2), Varsity Football (2), Busi- ness Manager of Coyote (2), Wesleyan Staff (2), Inter-Class Basketball (2), Assistant in Chemistry (2). 7 Carrol O. Simonds, University Place. Orophilian, Varsity Football (2), Varsity Basketball (i. 2), Y. M. C. A. Cabinet (2), Captain-elect Football (2), Assistant in Chemistry (2), Business Manager- elect of The Coyote of 19 10, Vice-President of Y. M. C. A. g — Ernest Smith, Auburn. Everett, Wcsleyan staff (2), Coyote staff (2), College Council (2), University Band, Inter-Class Basketball (2), Vice-President of College Council (2), Class President, 2d semester ( 2 ) , Business Manager-elect of The ]] ' csJcyan for 1909-10. g — Latta Snyder, Hastings. Orophilian, Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (2). 10— Marietta Snow, University Place. Classical Club, Assistant in Elementary Botany Labora- tory (1,2). II LuciLE L. Stanley, Clarks. Willard, Assistant in English (2), Wcsleyan Staff (2). Secretary of Classical Club (2), Tennis Club, Class- ical Club, 1 — John W. Starr, Genoa. Dialectic, Student Volunteer, Inter-Class Basketball (2), President of Dialectics, 2d term (2). 2 — Florence Walker, University Place. Reader in German. 3 — Helen Wightman, York. VVillard, Tennis Club. 4— — Madge Wilhelm, Havelock. 5 — Kathryn Windham, Plattsmouth. C rophilian, Chemistry Club, Ladies ' Glee Culb, Varsity Girls ' Basketball ( i, 2). 48 FRESHMEN President ----- - Carl A. Meyer Vicc-Prcsidcnt - - - - Serena O ' Brien Sccrcfarv - - - - - Elizabeth A arrick Trcasiurr - - - - - - E. J. Fulmer Alice Acheson, Alliance. Orophilian, Alliance High School, Y. VV. C. A. Cabinet. Benjamin Alexander, Beatrice. Beatrice High School, College Council. Prescott Allen, Trenton. Crete High School. Elizabeth Atkins, University Place. Wesleyan Academy. PIazel Bailey, Custer, Wyoming. Hedding College. Blanche Balch, University Place. Theophanian, Wesleyan Academy. Ruth Balch, University Place. Theophanian, Wesleyan Academy. George Lee Basye, Alliance. Alliance High School, Inter-Class Oratorical Contest. Grace Beckwith, Beatrice. Orophilian, Beatrice High School, Ladies ' Glee Club, First Prize Liter-Society Declamatory Contest, Classical Club. LiLLiE Behle, Osceola. Osceola High School. Ralph E. Bodley, Wahoo. Wahoo High School. Leila Bon, Oakdale. Oakdale High School. Althea Boydston, Holdrege. Wesleyan Academy ' 08. Margaret Bradbury, University Place. A elioian, Wesleyan Academy. Bernice Buck, Gibbon. Willard, Classical Club, Grand Island College. Clifford E. Butler, Beatrice. Theophanian, Beatrice Hio-h School, Athletic Editor of Wesleyan, College Council. Floyd W. Campbell, University Place. Wesleyan Academy ' 08, Class Yell Leader, Inter-Class Basketball, University Band, University Glee Club, Varsity Baseball. Warren W. Carpenter, Orleans. Dialectic, Orleans Seminary. Raymond B. Carey, Maymont, Saskatchewan, Canada. Hebron High School. Mamie Cederdahl, Lincoln. Lincoln High School. Harold S. Cole, Neligh. Neligh High School, Gates Academy, Varsity Baseball, Football Scjuad. Vera Cozier, Aurora. Theophanian, Aurora High School. Elizabeth Duly, Chester. Chester High School. E. R: Crist, Havelock. Wesleyan Academy ' 08. Daisy Danielson, University Place. Creston High School. Creta Dunlavy, Bloomington. Willard, Bloomington High School. Elizabeth Doubt, Havelock. W esleyan Academy. E. R. Eisenhart, Culbertson. Orophilian, Culbertson High School, Hastings College, Varsity Baseball. R. C. Eveland, Havelock. Havelock High School. R. M. Frost, University Place. Plainview High School, LTniversity of Nebraska. E. I. Fulmer, University Place. Theophanian, Beatrice High School, Treasurer Freshman Class. Bernice Gates, L niversitv Place. Theophanian, Lincoln High School. 51 Joy GiFFORD, Republican City. Wesleyan Academy ' 08. D. J. GiLMAN, Pasadena. California. Wesleyan Academy, Minden High School. Myrtle Grubb, University Place.- Theophanian, Creston High School. L. L. Hanthorne, University Place. Dialectic, Norton County (Kansas) High School. Lulu Hall, Friend. Aelioian, Friend High School, Kearney Normal. S. IVI. Hall, Bladen. Orophilian, Wesleyan Academy, Varsity Baseball. Katie Hardin, Beaver Citv. Wesleyan Academy. Marie Hardy, University Place. Classical Club, Wesleyan Academy, Assistant in Library. A. M. Harms, Wymore. Wymore High School. A. J. Hartsook, Greenyvood. Everett, Greenwood High School ' 06, Scholarship, Wes- leyan Academy ' 08, President Freshman Class ist Se- mester, Wesleyan Board of Control, Chemistry Club, Reader in German and English. A. C. Hoover, Genoa. Genoa High School, Classical Club, Wesleyan Glee Club, Freshman Quartette, Tnter-Class Basketball. Merle Howe, Wymore. Aelioian, Academy ' 08, Vice-President Freshman Class. 1st Semester. Maud Horne, Neligh. • Nelieh High School, Fremont Normal. H. P. HoYLE, Waverly. Everett, Waverly High School ' 06, University Place High School ' 08, Scholarship, Chemistry Club. A. C. Huff, Louisville. Louisville High School. R. J. HuNSAKER, Stromsburg. Stromsburg High School. C. W. Johnson, LTniversity Place. Clarks Pligh School, University Band. Alberta Jones, Hartington. Aelioian, Hartington High School. Anna Lane, South Omaha. South Omaha High School ' 07, Scholarship, Classical Club, Laboratory Assistant in Zoology. A. M. Lehman, Culbertson. Orophilian, Culbertson High School, Academy 08, Fresh- man Athletic Manager 1st semester, Inter-Class Basket- ball, Varsity Basketball, Varsity Football, Varsity Base- ball. D. R. Leech, Ansley. Dialectic, Wesleyan Academy, Coyote Staff. Ruth Maris, Newcastle, Wyoming. Orophilian, Wesleyan Academy ' 08. C. F. Marshall, Douglas. Douglas High School. Mattie Marshall, Benkelman. Wesleyan Academy ' 08. Miriam Maxfield, Lincoln. Louisville High School. Darlyne Merrick, Osceola. Wesleyan Academy. C. A. Meyer, University Place. Orophilian, LTniversity Place High School, Varsity Basket- ball, President Freshman Class 2d semester, Chemistry Club, Camera Club, Varsity Football, Manager 2d Team Baseball, Inter-Class Basketball. SusA Meyer, Mound City, Missouri. Mound City High School, Camera Club. 53 W A MiCHAELSON, Plainview. Plainview High School, University of Nebraska. L. N. Mills, Gordon. Theophanian, Academy 08, Wesleyan band. Maud Mofi et, Bloomington. Theophanian, Bloomington High School. Edith Morgan, David City. David City High School. Elva Morgan, University Place. Wesleyan Academy. T C Mover, New Berlin, Pennsylvania. Orophilian, Union Seminary, Pennsylvania ; Classical Unb, 2d Baseball Team, Arbor Day Orator, Inter-Ciass Ora- torical Contest, Treasurer of Classical Club. Ethel Newbecker, Ord. Ord Pligh School. L. R. NewkirIv, Bennet. Shelbyville, Illinois, High School. Ruth Nickell, Beatrice. Orophilian, Beatrice High School, Classical Club. Serena O ' Brien, Kearney. . , 1 Orophilian, Kearney High School, Vice-President hresh-- man Class 2d semester. Ethel Ochiltree, Haddam, Kansas. Orophilian, Haddam High School. F. L. Orr, Craig. Dialectic, Wesleyan Academy. H. R. Partridge, Kenesav . . Dialectic, Wesleyan Academy, Winner in Inter-Collegiat( Tennis Tournament. €olda Peterson, University Place. Wesleyan Academy. Bessie Pinckney, Broken Bow. Wesleyan Academy. Grace Pinckney, Broken Bow. Ravenna High School. T. M. Priest, Havelock. - Orophilian; Havelock High School, 2d Team Baseball. Elizabeth Rath, Sutton. Sutton High School. J. V. Roberts, University Place. Wesleyan Academy. Vere Rosenberg, Lexington. Lexington High School. Irene Roup, Alliance. Orophilian, Alliance High School. G L. Rummelhart, Albion. Albion High School, Freshman Quartette, Wesleyan Gk Club. Christine Schleiger, Sutton. Sutton High School. O. F. Schlichtmier, Nehawka. Theophanian, Wesleyan Academy. Florence Scoville, Hartington. Hartington High School. L. H. Sheldon, Bradshaw. Wesleyan Academy. Ella Sipp, Pleasantdale. Wesleyan Academy. Loretta Slater, Minden. Willard, Minden High School. Anna Smith, Surprise. Wesleyan Academy, Varsity Girls ' Basl etball, Chemistrv Culb. Florence Smith, University Place. Orophilian, Wesleyan Academy. G. W. Snyder, University Place. De Pauw Universit} ' . Macy Spracher, Cowles. Aelioian, Red Cloud High School. S. B. Starrett, Central City. Central City High School, University Glee Club, 2d Team Baseball. L. W. Stringfellow, Oakdale. Theophanian, Oakdale High School, First Team Baseball. LoRA Swan, Auburn. Auburn High School. R. E. Swan, University Place. Everett, Wesleyan Academy, Varsity Baseball, Varsity Basketball, Manager 2d Team Football. Carrie Sweeney, Arapahoe. Theophanian, Arapahoe High School. Sadie Thatcher, University Place. Wesleyan Academy, Gibbon High School. E. M. Thompson, Alexandria. Dialectic, Wesleyan Academy, 3d place Inter-Society De- clamatory Contest. Fave Thompson, University Place. Wesleyan Academy. Mayme Thompson, Alma. Alma High School. J. H. ToRRENCE, Eads, Colorado. Wesleyan Academy, Laurel High School. Edna Walters, Oxford. Oxford High School. Elizabeth Warrick, Meadow Grove. Willard, Wesleyan Academy, Secretary Freshman Class. J. W. WooGERD, Orleans. Dialectic, Orleans Seminary. 56 EBI ASKA COLLEp MEDICINE. Nebraska OIolkQ of 4i?Jitrin The Nebraska College of Medicine was organized during the summer of 1905 for the avowed purpose of teaching medicine and allied sciences, including dentistry, pharmacy, and nursing. Its announcement declared that it had no design of either supplanting or competing with other institutions of learning, and that its sole object was to unite its strength with that of other reputable colleges in the training up of young men in such a manner as would best fit them for a suc- cessful professional life. The determination to fotmcl a new medical college was reached after much deliberation, and the gentlemen at whose request articles of incorporation were issued fully realized the many obstacles to be overcome and the vast amount of energy that would be required to achieve success. The lecture course opened with a class of eight students. Two of the eight removed to another state. (jne, be- cause of an inability to be present during lecture hours, transferred to another school. This student, the first matricu- lant, afterwards returned to the College and is a member of the class of 1909. Lectures were thus delivered through- out the year to five students. .During the following year the splendid property on O street was purchased as a future home for the College, and the classes transferred from the rented rooms in the Press building to the commodious brick residence occupying the College property. The class this year increased in numbers to such a degree that both lecturers and students became enthusiastic in their work. During these two years Freshman and Sophomore work was largely done in the laboratories of the Nebraska VVesleyan University, of which the Nebraska College of Medicine was a patron school. In the spring of 1907 the college, by action of the Board of Trustees of the University, became an affiliated school. The impetus given by this relationship to the Wesleyan was marked. The enrolment was larger, lecturers were more easily secured, and the institution began to take on educational airs in good earnest. The first college commencement was held in the spacious parlors of the Lincoln liotel. Of necessity the graduating class of this year consisted of students from other institutions who for various reasons desired to make their headquarters in Lincoln during their last year of undergraduate work. The following year graduates received their degrees at the hands of Chancellor Huntington at the regular com- mencement of the Wesleyan. During its existence, including the present year, the college had matriculated fifty-one students. It has granted the degree of M.D. to eighteen students, including the class of 1909. With one exception, all of its graduates who have ap- plied to state boards for admission to practice have been licensed. The institution has uniformly insisted on a high grade of scholarship, and on its recommendation a number of students for the session of 1908-9 were registered in the six-vear course, which will mean two full years before taking up the study of mediciiie. Several of its matriculants are graduates from higher institutions of learning, and, beginning with the college year of 190Q-10, students will be required to show evidence of having completed at least one full year ' s work in an accredited college or university before being admitted. 58 iFarulty at titp James Franklin Stevens, A.M., M.D. Dean. B.S., Classical Seminary, Paw Paw, Illinois, 1881. M.D., Northwestern University, 1884. A. M.. Nebraska .State University, 1900. Charles Calx ' in Mover, M.D. Secretary. M.D., Baltimore Medical College, 1893. J. Stanley Welch, A.B., M.D. Registrar. B. Sc, Universitv of Nebraska, 1900. M.D., Northwestern University, 1903. Julius Martin McLeod, M.D. M.D., Vanderbilt University Medical School, 1890. William Linsley Dayton, M.D. M.D., Northwestern University, 1881. Alonzo D. Wilkenson, M.D. M.D., Missouri Medical College, 1882. Hamilton Bernard Lowry, A.M., M.D., Ph.D. B.Sc, Mount Union College, Ohio, 1874. M.D., Mount Union College, Ohio, 1876. Ph.D., Mount Union College, Ohio, 1884. David C. Hilton, A.M., M.D. A.B., University of Nebraska, 1900. A.M., University of Nebraska, 1901. M.D., Rush Medical School, 1903. Harold B. Miller, Ph.G., M.D. Ph.G., Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 1883. M.D., Jefferson University, 1892. J. T. Hay, B.Sc, M.D. B.Sc, Cornell University, 1874. M.D., University of New York, 1878. Otero Crandall Reynolds, M.D. M.D., Louisville Medical College and Beaumont Hospi- tal, 1874. August Anderson, M.D. M.D., Rush Medical College, 1892. Edward J. Angle, A.M., M.D. B.Sc, Universitv of Wisconsin, 1885. M.D., University of Ohio, 1887. ■M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1895. A.M., University of Nebraska, 1898. Daisy M. Hansen, A.B., M.D. A.B., University of Nebraska, 1901. M.D., Rush Medical School, 1906. Claude S. Wilson, A.B., LL.B. A.B., University of Nebraska, 1899. LL.B., LTniversity of Nebraska, 1901. John Piper Wilson, A.B., M.D. A.B., University of Nebraska, 1893. M.D., Northwestern University, 1896. 59 Nebraska (CoU g of Mthmm The Nebraska College of Medicine was organized during the summer of 1905 for the avowed purpose of teaching- medicine and allied sciences, including dentistry, pharmacy, and nursing. Its announcement declared that it had no design of either supplanting or competing with other institutions of learning, and that its sole object was to unite its strength with that of other reputable colleges in the training up of young men in such a manner as would best fit them for a suc- cessful professional life. The determination to found a new niedical college was reached after much deliberation, and the gentlemen at whose request articles of incorporation were issued fully realized the man} ' obstacles to be overcome and the vast amount of energy that would be recjuired to achieve success. The lecture course opened with a class of eight students. Two of the eight removed to another state. (Jne, be- cause of an inability to be present during lecture hours, transferred to another school. This student, the first matricu- lant, afterwards returned to the College and is a member of the class of 1909. Lectures were thus delivered through- out the year to five students. During " the following year the splendid property on O street was purchased as a future home for the College, and the classes transferred from the rented rooms in the Press building to the commodious brick residence occupying the College property. The class this year increased in numbers to such a degree that both lecturers and students became enthusiastic in their work. During these two years Freshman and Sophomore work was largely done in the laboratories of the Nebraska Wesleyan University, of which the Nebraska College of Medicine was a patron school. In the spring of 1907 the college, by action of the Board of Trustees of the University, became an afiiliated school. The impetus given by this relationship to the Wesleyan was marked. The enrolment was larger, lecturers were more easily secured, and the institution began to take on educational airs in good earnest. The first college commencement was held in the spacious parlors of the Lincoln hotel. Of necessity the graduating class of this year consisted of students from other institutions who for various reasons desired to make their headquarters in Lincoln during their last year of undergraduate work. The following year graduates received their degrees at the hands of Chancellor Huntington at the regular com- mencement of the Wesleyan. During its existence, including the present year, the college had matriculated fifty-one students. It has granted the degree of M.D. to eighteen students, including the class of 1909. With one exception, all of its graduates who have ap- plied to state boards for admission to practice have been licensed. The institution has uniformly insisted on a high grade of scholarship, and on its recommendation a number of students for the session of 1908-9 were registered in the six-year course, which will mean two full years before taking up the study of medicine. Several of its matriculants are graduates from higher institutions of learning, and, beginning with the college year of 190Q-10, students will be required to show evidence of having completed at least one full year ' s work in an accredited college or university before being admitted. 58 Francis A. Graham, M.D. M.D., Omaha Medical College, 1889. John Mills Mayhew, A.M., M.D. A.B., Princeton University, 1892. A. M., Princeton University, 1895. M.D., University of Illinois, 1895. Fredf.rick Eiche, M.D. M.D., Northwestern University, 1903. Edgar L. PIolyoke, A.M., M.D. B. Sc., Iowa College. A. M., Iowa College, 1883. M.D., Rush Medical School, 1885. Frank B. Hollenbeck, Ph.B., M.D. Ph.B., Grinnell College, Iowa, 1895. - M.D., Rush Medical School, 1894. John Martin Birkner, M.D. M.D., Missouri Medical College, 1886. Edwin R. Vanderslice, B.S., M.D. B. Sc, University of Nebraska, 1898. M.D., University of Michigan, 1903. Emanuel S. Wenger, M.D. M.D., University of Michigan, 1889. Ralph M. Morrill, M.D. M. ' D., Bennett Medical College, 1900. M.D., Nebraska College of Medicine, 1908. Julius H. Tyndale, M.D. M.D., St. Louis Medical Colleee. 1868. ( Irville Rockwell, M.D. M.D., University of Michigan, 1906. Warwick M. Cowcull, 1 h.B., M.D. Ph.B., Kenyon College, 1881. M.D., Medical Department Louisville Universitv, 1883. Oliver Everett, M.D. M.D., LTniversity of Nebraska, 1904. Charles E. Coffin, A ' I.D. Francis L. Malone, M.Sc, M.D. B.Sc, Northwestern University. M.Sc, Northwestern Universtiy, 1904. M.D., Northwestern University, 1904. George E. Spear, B.Sc, M.D. B.Sc. LTniversity of Nebraska, 1900. - M.D., University of Nebraska, 1903. R. O. HuMMELL, B.Sc. M.D. B.Sc, LTniversity of Nebraska, 1902. M.D., Northwestern LTniversity, 1905. William H. Slatterv, M.D. M.D.. St. Louis College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1902. Ira E. Atkinson, M.D. M.D., Omaha Medical College, 1888. C. A. Reynolds, M.D. M.D., Nebraska College of Medicine, 1908. 60 The power to issue certificates was first granted to this department in iSyy by Professor W. R. Jackson, who was at this time state superintendent. Mr. R. C. Ord was principal of the normal department till igo2, when Pro- fessor Jackson was elected to take his place. At this time the practice school had only twelve children enrolled, but now has a hundred and twenty-five. The year Professor Jackson took charge of the de- partment only two received certificates, but there has been a steady growth, until now, in 1909, there are twenty-five who will receive the professional certificate. 61 Slip IKttttiprgartpn The Kindergarten is one of the groups of the Teachers ' College of the Nebrasl a Wesleyan University, and repre- sents the first two 3 ' ears (Freshman and Sopliomore) of tliis College. Those completing the two-years course are granted first grade or life certificates, and the students rank as Juniors in the University. The number of Kindergartens is increasing, and the near future will find them in all of the leading public schools of our State. " Education is the only interest worthy the deep, controlling anxiety of the thoughtful man. " — JJ ' eiidcll P iilli[ s. " In the kindergarten is the seed-corn and the germination of the new education and the new life. The seed has been planted, the burls and flowers are turning towards the sun; let not the chilling frost of traditional teaching blight them. One and all of the true principles of education should be applied ( simply changing the application to adapt it to dififerent stages of growth) through all education, up to the gates of heaven. " — Francis Waylaiid Parker. " There is nothing in all the world so important as children, nothing so interesting. If you ever wish to go in for some philanthropv, if von ever wish to be 01 any real use in the world, do something for children. If you ever yearn to be truly wise, studv children. We can dress the sore, bandage the wounded, imprison the criminal, heal the sick, and bury the dead ; but there is alwavs a chance that we can save a child. If the great army of philanthropists ever exterminate sin and pestilence, ever work out our race ' s salvation, it will be because a little child has led them. " — David Starr Jordan. SOPHOMORES OF THE TEACHERS COLLEGE RECEIVING PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES. (HmhxhnUB for Bttonb (grahf (Hn ' txfxmttB Lena Wagner Francis McGregor Lloyd Chmelka Ellen Pierce Anna Paulson Gertrude Needels Nellie Barnett Eva Huddleston Sadie Hanna Nellie Hanna Emma Hunter Alice Bradv G. M. Battershall Marjorie Carr Mildred Claflin Laura Leach Winnie Smack Lottie Lean Olive Patterson Lucv Sacks Nellie Casement Mabel Tracy Mabel Moore Blanche Hollingsworth Harmon Vedder Edna Crowe Ida Trompen 5 65 President W. O. W. Reynolds V icc-P resident - - - - Elizabeth Lyman Ruth Lotspeich Neva Cook Ralpli C. Hartsough Winifred Randall Carrie Scott Laura Ingham Earl Pearson Grace Lenfest H. C. Mills Mrs. Dobson Mrs. L C. Lemon H. C. Schleichtemeier Seeretary O. B. D. Wood Treasurer Emily A. Cook 5CH00Lo MPR 35I0N When the Nebraska VVesleyan University was opened, in tlie fall of 1888. the department of elocution was under the head of Miss Amelia Parker. Miss Parker was very enthusiastic, and aroused much interest in elocution while she occupied the chair. ]n the second year of the school Mrs. Ord Gregg, a very brilliant lady, was elected to fill the chair of elocution and oratory. Under her control the school became widely recognized over the state. Following Mrs. Gregg came Miss Hattie L Blood, a graduate of the Emerson School of Oratory, a lady of splendid dignity and high ideals. Under her careful direction and in- struction the school grew in strength until it was one of the ' most promi- nent parts of the University. In the summer of 1899, Mr. A. E. Turner was elected as head of the department. Mr. Turner came to the University after receiving a four- years course at the Columbia School of Oratory, being also a graduate of the department at Weslevan. He had taught in the Columbia School of Oratory, having charge of the evening school and of some day classes. At the time of his election at Wesleyan he was employed on the teaching staff of the older school, and since that time has taught in man}- of their summer sessions. After Mr. Turner ' s accession to office the school took on rapid growth and development, and in a short time had to be reorganized into the Wesleyan School of Expression. Since then it has become one of the most prominent schools of ex- pression in the Middle West, numbering its students by the hundreds and its graduates by the scores. Many of the latter have gone forth as successful teachers and readers, and ministers and lawyers. 69 Sriitur (Ulaaa nf the Srlionl of lExtirpaatou ELIOTT TILLER FITCH HADSELL LAMRACHT m ' cORJi JmtturH of tlij? gTljnol of ?£xprcsston Vincent Roberts ' ambition to become a public speal-cer is clearly manifested by his work in extemporaneous speaking. Ruth Nickel is worth more than five cents tO ' us. Christine Sciileiger has soulful eyes and an irrepressible sense of humor. While the tennis season is on, Leroy Scudder flunks his classes with calm complacency. Laura Craw likes to read in darky character, and even takes trips to the sunny South to study them. Robert IN ' IcVey wears eccentric shoes and can ' t make his eyes behave. Serena O ' Brien is all that her name implies — and then some. Ethel Newbecker is enjoying- her work this year, but she will not be with us Long. Nellie Irwin is studying to be a school teacher, but by her frequent trips to the Lincoln P. O. we judge she will turn out to be a postmistress. Miss Parker is — " O, Rats! I can ' t give this. " Hazel Cameron shows a marked fondness for short com- . edies and a " husky " leading man. Frank Walker — Ask Mr. Walker what takes him home one day before vacation and keeps him a day late. It could n ' t be a girl ! Vera Cozier has a fondness for curly hair ; hence that rapt expression when listening to the Quartet. Bess ' s Eakin ' to elocute. Emma Herperlin does well in Gypsy character and excels as Topsy. Grace Beckwith — that energetic little brown-eyed girl with the sunny smile. Mabel Fowler has an amiable disposition and is as true as Steele. H. E. Vaughn is a valiant soldier and all he talks about is War! War! War! Manota Perry does well ir. child character and shines in the Spoonholder. May Palmer holds her audience spellbound with her tragic readings. Flossie Hughes has been employing Professor Mann to help her find the lost Cord and has at last realized her ambition. Don ' t you think so. Mack? " Ye-ye-yep ! What, Hu? " Henry Steele goes hunting at 8:00 p.m. It is needless to sav that he is becoming an expert Fowler. 72 73 President Secretary-Treasure)- I ' icc-Prcsideiit O. R. Frey Nellie Gordon Fred Aden Trenton Laykin, Mich. Garrison Myrtle Calkin, Weeping Water Geo. V. Farthing-, Lander, Wyo. Roy Squires, Seward Ross Smith, Auburn R. R. Leech, Ansley Dora Will, Plattsmouth C. C. Peralta, Lander, W_vo. Muriel Tomazin, University Place R. S. Hunter, Page Ralph Hollingshead, Arcadia Ada Stewart, Tecumseh C. A. Lau, Weeping Water Maude Fisher, Laurel Lloyd H. Christiansen, Plainview J. E. Gross, Haigler Wealthy Ravenscroft, Ainsworth W. E. Gelhaus, Rockford, Iowa Lloyd Jacob, Cozad Ella M. Schopke, Emerson Herbert H. Stephens, Page Roy Yoho, LTniversity Place Mathilda Bonemeier, Murdock W. C. Crippen, Bradshaw Winifred Fisher, Chadron George Krumm, Tilden Roy Bentz J. Sterling Vifquain, University Place Earl Reeder, Cozad Giles Krumm, Tilden F. L. Hunter, Page C. H. Collett, LIniversity Place Rachel Kirtland, University Place Grace Shute, Esbon, Kansas C. L. Young, Plainview E. E. Bonemier, Murdock Clarence Dudlev, Universitv Place 74 (fluntmrrrtala (ttummprrtalfi (EommprrtalB Fred Aden Leonard Anderson Maude Atkinson Eva L. Bahr John M. Ballinger M. G. Bates Roy Orville Bentz Ernest Edward Bonemeier Mathilda Bonemeier Clarence Lee Bonham Charlotte Brown Robert Burch Myrtle Calkin Lloyd Henry Christiansen Chester Harvey Collett Neva Cook W. C. Crippen Anna Darnell Martha Davis Leeman Denman Clarence Dudley George Victor Farthing Maude M. Fisher Mary Winifred Fisher Omer R. Frey William E. Gelhous Vere S. Gleason Nellie Gordon John E. Gross Leonard W. Hadsell Stanley M. Hall Ralph C. Hartsough Marquis Herrick Lloyd Hines Albert S. Hisey William A. Hoffman Charles Hollingshead Ralph Hollingshead Hildur Holmstrom Merle Lucile Howe Helen B. Hunt Albert Lloyd Hunter F. Lee Hunter R. S. Hunter Lloyd Jacob Gola Johnson James W. Joyce Rachel Kirtland 77 George Krumm Giles Krumm Clarence Anton Lau Ralph R. Leech Irene Lewis H. K. Mansfield Chas. E. Martin Jessie R. Martin Maggie Moore Verner D. Morris Carl Munson William N. McGregor Alvin McReynolds Gladys Payne Cornelius Crowley Peralta (Eommmtala— oionttnupb Earl A. Ransom Wealthy Ravenscroft Earl P. Reeder Ralph W. Reitz Edith Riley Alva Linton Rousey Carroll Saylor Omar Schlichtemeier Eha M. Schopke Grace Shute Carroll O. Simonds Ross L. Smith Ernest L. Smith Willah Smith Edith Spivey Roy Earl Squires J. H. Starr Herbert Otto Stevens Elsa Stokes Ada Stewart Muriel Thomazin M. Paul Tinker Minnie Trueblood Chas. F. Tuttle J. Sterling Vifquain Chas. A. Vrooman Claude Earl Watson Mrs. C. E. Watson Dora Will Cushman Roy Yoho Clarence L. Young 78 G0n 5eRVAT0Ry 1 1 or Ma 5iGi i My. IE. ilmtzki-lpton, itmtnr Mr. Upton is one of those musicians who from earhest infancy showed unmistakable signs of musical talent. At five years of age he played the piccolo in two military bands, where he was considered a great curiosity, being able to play any instrument in the band without knowing a note of music or even the names of the instruments on which he performed. At the age of seven he began the stud_ - of the piano and when ten years of age won a medal offered for competition to all school children in Montreal. Continuing his musical studies for six years under a pupil of Liszt, he later appeared several times as soloist with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and received great recognition from the public and press, as well as unstinted praise from the conductor, Professor J. J. Goulet, Laureate of the Liege Conservatory (Belgium). From the years 1897 to 1901 inclusive Mr. Upton studied at the Leipzig Conservatory of Music, where he was a favorite pupil of the celebrated teacher Teichmueller. That the latter, with his modern ideas, should wish to change his hand position and method of playing, led Mr. LTpton to the conclusion that most piano and music teaching was based on mere arbitrary ideas, many of which had been reverently handed down from generation to generation and from teacher to student without any other raison d ' etre than the sanction of time and custom. His observations led him to study the subject of hand position from a physiological viewpoint, and for several years he experimented under the guidance of Dr. Wesley Mills, professor of physiology in the McGill University. During this period he also devoted a great deal of time to the study of methods and the psychological side of teaching, with the result that he has achieved results, even with little children who in public demonstrations before various organizations have shown that both musically and pianistically they were better equipped than the vast majority of professional musicians present. 80 (Sraiiuatpa of tl|e (Canspruatorg of Music Piano tui ntta of Prufpssor Upton » CHOOIy or ART dpoi of Art An even illustration ing class The field in drawi for this The School of Art, which is now in the thrd year of its existence, has been steadily growing in strength and- popularity. The character of the work done by the students during the past semester has evinced much earnest- ness and study, and the results have been very praiseworthy. The work consists of pictures and sketches in oil, water color, and pencil, both froni nature and from studies selected for the purpose of illustrating principles of art or methods of technique. It is in this early drill in the grammar of art that much hidden talent is discovered, encouraged, and directed into those channels in which the pupil seems strongest. It is the aim of the School of Art to give every advantage possible to that large class of people who desire to studv art near home without a large outlay of expense, and yet desire to come in touch with the advanced classes in eastern schools, and to under- stand and apply art principles in their home lives, ng from life is placed on two evenings in the week and is preparatory for book and magazme class of work is very wide, and there is a constant demand for talent m this Ime. 84 (!H|tna f atnttttg The classes in china paintmg in the School of Art have made excellent Droo-ress this vear. This is especially remarkable when one considers that the majority of the stndents are beginners. Very creditable work has been done in natural and conventional decoration ; also in the use of paste and enamels. i 4.1 Many original designs have been developed and earned out by the students. 85 Art0 anil (Erafta Since the introduction of arts and crafts at the beginning of the second semester, a lively interest has been shown, especially in stenciling and work in leather. Many useful and beautiful articles have been made. This plainly demonstrates the need of such instruction in anv and all schools. 86 ACADEMY President J ' icc-President Secretary Treasurer William Bliss Mildred Claflin Hallie Clark Carl Balling Ada Davis Jennie Dewhirst " William Dewhirst Clarence Debord F. H. Ferguson Leroy Gates Mary Hartley Adoiph Honnen Henry Jacobsen Alton Keester Erma Lindley Anna Karsten - Fred E. Aden Helen Skielman Arthur Greenslit Mildred Marshall Frank Miles F. C. McVay Thomas Neighbors Harold Muffley Anna Paton William Ruyle Paul Thatcher Charles Tuttle Willie Vandiver Relta Work H. W. Wagner Arthur Wischmeier Chester Wischmeier William Wullschleger Class Colors.— Dark Blue and Buff. 89 In preparing an article for the " Annual " on the Academy, one is struck by the thought of relationship between the Academy and College. For years the Academy outranked the College in numbers ; its graduating classes were larger than those of the College ; its prowess on the athletic field was recognized ; it excelled in all forms of athletics ; in matters social no organization dared to ignore it. Class scraps, literary societies, athletics, all were dependent on the Academy for their chief support. In other words, the Academy was the perennial fountain of }OutIi bubbling over with vitality, at which the College sought its rejuvenation. The above self-laudatory dissertation is not in the manner of boasting, but rather to draw an interesting comparisou with the present state of affairs. In the whole Academy there was an esprit de corps which should have been at once the envv and source of inspiration of the College. The traditions of the Nebraska Wesleyan University will perpetuate no finer exhibi- tion of real " class spirit " than that shown by the classes of the Academy. They " scrapped " together; they clung together in matters social ; they supported their athletic teams in a way to put to shame their college seniors : in fact, they set the pace for the life of the school. But times change, and we are all glad they do. No more does the Academy outrank the College in members; the athletic teams are now largely composed of College men ; societies are awakening to the necessity of separation, in their member- ship, of the College and Academy student. The College is slowly " coming into its own. " All these changes are the sign of a healthy evolution, and we all welcome it. With the infusion of fresh, healthy life of the Academy, the College is bound to move rapidly forward toward its goal. The College must always look to the Academy as its chief recruiting station. All means possible should be used to encourage the notion that the Academy is a fitting school. There should be no indiscriminate mixing of the two; always should the Academy look up to the College men and women as ideals from every point of view. As a bit of interesting information, we might mention the fact that out of a class of thirty-six graduates of last year, thirty-three are in College — a percentage not often equaled elsewhere. 90 mtitn-a of Atl|lpttr Aaauciatiou i»tuiirnt IBoby REYNOLDS SIMONDS BISHOP During the past year an advance has been made, not only in the standing of Wesleyan ' s athletic teams, but also in the, administration of athletics. At the close of the school year of 1907-8 a committee was ap- pointed, with Professor Somerville as chairman, to draft a new constitution for the Athletic Association. The new constitution as drafted was adopted at a meeting of the old Athletic Board, held directly upon the resumption of school in the fall. By the provisions of this constitution, the Athletic Association is divided into a general body, consisting of the students. Faculty, and alumni of the University, and a board of directors, into whose hands the man- agement of athletics is given. At an election held immediately upon the adoption of the constitution the following students were elected as officers of the general body : President, W. O. W. Revnolds; vice-president, E. S. Bishop; secretary, C. A. Meyer ; treasurer, C. O. Simonds. The students also elected Professor Evans, C. A. Meyer, W. O. W. Reynolds, and R. M. Isham as members of the board of directors. The Faculty appointed Professors Hop- kins, Somerville, and Clevenger to serve on the board. The organization of the board of directors was perfected with Mr. Isham as president; Mr. Reynolds, vice-president; Mr. Meyer, secretary; and Professor Hopkins, treasurer. The first year under the new regime has proven a glowing success and a triumph of clean management. Certainly Wesleyan owes Professor Somerville a debt of gratitude for the new constitution. up to the time of Professor Clevenger ' s advent in the fall of 1907, Wesleyan had never realized that of which she was capable in athletics. The school had as good athletic material as the schools which were then sending out champion teams, but was sorelv in need of the right kind of a man to bring it out and develop it. . • r Thanks to the powers that be, such a man was obtained. The coming of Z. G. Clevenger meant the begmnmo- of an athletic spirit in the University such as had never been known before. At once both students and Faculty began to take an interest in these matters, which had hitherto held but minor sway in the college life at Wesleyan. The first signal achievement of Coach Clevenger was the securing for Wesleyan the Inter-Collegiate Basketball Cham- pionship of Nebraska for the season of 1907-8. , , , . • 1, 1 .ui The Track Team in the spring was brought to a higher grade than it had ever reached before, i his branch of athletic sports had always been Wesleyan ' s weak point, but last year she came within one point and a half of winning the Inter- G ollc i3.tc Field ] ' Ieet. The Baseball Team last spring won from the State University at a score of five to four, and tied with Peru for first place in the Nebraska Inter-Collegiate Baseball League. rr , „, The o-reatest blessing realized from the presence of Clevenger, however, was the reestablishment of football last season. So implicTt was the coufidence of the Faculty and students in the new Physical Director that the privilege of again putting the school into the football class was readily granted, and great diings may be expected from Wesleyan on the gridirons of the future. The fact that nearly all the members of the team last fall were entirely new to the game makes the winning of the one game of the season in itself phenomenal. The Basketball season of this winter, has been the most successful m the history of the school. the state champion- ship was lost on account of one streak of bad luck, but Wesleyan ' s record, in playing schools outside the Nebraska League, has been unexcelled. The crowning victory of the season was the crushing defeat administered to the LIniversity of Ne- braska at a score of sixty-two to thirty-two. , „r , The outlook for track and baseball has never been so good as that of this spring, and Wesleyan may be expected to win a high place at the Inter-Collegiate Meet. , r ■ tt , In his undergraduate days Coach Clevenger became a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He played quarter- back on one of the most powerful football teams ever sent out by his Alma Mater. For two years he was physical director at the University of Indiana. Every summer he plays baseball with the " Three I " League. He is a member of the executive committee of the Nebraska Inter-Collegiate Athletic Association, and undoubtedly makes an efficient adviser. He is very popular in Lincoln athletic circles as referee and umpire in various football, basketball, and baseball games. Certainly Wesleyan can not but feel elated at having the best all-round athletic coach west of the Missouri river, and all unite in wishing for Professor Clevenger a prosperous and successful career. 93 FOOT BALL Last October Wesleyan athletics received the greatest addition that has been given for many 3 ' ears. This was the intro- duction of footbah among the inter-collegiate sports. This achievement has been the result of several years " careful and judicious agitation on the part of both students and Faculty members. No little credit for this is due Mr. Harry O. Palmer ' 08, v ho was president of the Athletic Board in 1907-8. It was largely because of his efforts that Professor Clevenger was secured as physical director last year, and it was through the careful organizing power of Mr. Palmer and Mr. Walter H. Kieschel ' 08 that the strong football sentiment of the student body first found expression and dared make itself heard. In consequence of this agitation, at the opening of the present school year, some of the bolder spirits began to be seen daily on the campus wearing football suits and practicing punting and tackling. Then, under the leadership of Benj. F. Mickey, ' 11, a petition was circulated among the student body requesting the Faculty to recognize the game. It met with the unanimous approval of the students and was granted at once when presented to the Faculty. A schedule of three inter-collegiate games was permitted for the season. Immediately a call was issued, and a large squad reported for practice. Although the season was already well ad- vanced, Coach Clevenger soon had the team drilled in a large variety of plays and prepared to meet opponents on the gridiron. The first game was played with Grand Island College. Through a blunder of the referee, which infringed upon the rules of the game, the score at the close was announced a tie — six to six. By decision of Walter Van Camp, the editor of the foot- ball rules, however, the game was awarded to Wesleyan by a score of six to nothing. 94 In the other two inter-collegiate games, however, Wesleyan did not fare so well. In the Hastings game the Coyotes were defeated by a score of thirt} ' -three to nothing. This game was played in mud and sleet. It was enough to take the heart out of a green team. In the Doane game the final score was twenty-three to nothing in favor of Doane. This was a hard-fought battle. The scores scarcely represent the true merit of the teams, for Wesleyan was in the game every minute of play, and her opponents found every inch of gain hard work, while their own goal line was being threatened continuallv by those extraordinary and surprising tactics " Clev " had taught the boys. In consideration of the late start and the inexperience of the players, the showing made was remarkable, and should be a matter of pride to Wesleyan ' s friends. This can be attributed to one thing only — the excellent coaching of Professor Clevenger. Few coaches could have accomplished so much in so brief a time with such inexperienced material. In view of the rapid development exhibited by the squad this year, Wesleyan can expect nothing short of a winning team next season. Those earning the coveted football " W " of 1908 were : Lehman, ' 12 - - ■ End Showalter, ' 11 - End Banta, ' 09 - - - Tackle Kuns, " 11 Tackle McAfee, ' 12 - Guard Jacobson - _ . Guard Meyer, ' 12 Center Simonds, ' 11 Quarter Beck Half Mickey, ' 11 Half Isham, ' 09 - - - Full Back Isham served as captain this year and Simonds was elected for next season. 95 MEYER, Center BANTA, Tackle 7 JACOBSON, Guard BECK, Half Back MICKEY, Half Back CLEVENGER, Coach JonthaU i ' quaJi Top Row— Cole, Squires, Swan, Keester, Thatcher, Roberts, Campbell, Fuller, Mickey, Meyer Second Row— Starr, Bishop, McAfee, Lehman, Thompson, Torrence, Simonds, Yoho, McVay Bottom Row— Clevenger, Coach, Clark, Kuns, Banta, Isham, Beck, Vifquain, Showalter, Elson t ON THE LINE BASKETBALL The igo8-9 basketball season was undoubtedly the most successful season ever played at Wesleyan. The team equaled the record of last year ' s team by winning- eleven out of fourteen games, and surpassed it by defeating teams representing such schools as the University of Nebraska and the famous Ames Aggies of Iowa. The college championship of Nebraska was decisively won in the final game of the season, in which the University of Nebraska was smothered by the score of 62 to 32. The games were won largely by the superior speed which Coach Clevenger has succeeded in drilling into the team. Many of the teams plaved were absolutely unable to interfere with Wesleyan ' s team work, the players standing about like so man_ - spectators. Moreover, to this speed the team added enough of the fighting spirit to enable the players to hold their own against teams which depend on roughness for victory, and to keep them worldng hard and confidently even when the score stood against them. The team was captained the first semester by Ben Beck, who played a strong and shift)- game at guard until the end of the semester, when he was compelled to leave school. Ralph Swan was elected to fill the vacancy, which he did most successfully, putting up an exceedingly fast game at guard. Captain-elect Mever at forward developed into Wesleyan ' s best point-maker, finding no guard who could stop him. He hung up his best record in the State University game, in which he made fifteen field goals. Simonds, by his speed and skill in team work, was largely instrumental in the success of the team. No guard was met who could keep with him in covering the floor. To Isham, Wesleyan ' s center, as much as to any one else, is due the success of the season. He had his opponents bested in every department of the game, showing up especially strong in the Ames and Nebraska games. Kuns, who succeeded Beck at guard, developed rapidly into a strong and depend- able player, becoming noted for his close and successful guarding. Vifquain played a good game both at guard and forward. Especially in the Ames game he distinguished himself by his clever pla in!: remarkablv good abilitv whenever he was present in the games. lOI Lehman, who acted as substitute, showed The season ' s Wesleyan . . . Wesleyan. . . Wesleyan . . . Wesleyan. . . Wesleyan . . . Wesle) ' an . . . Wesleyan. . , Wesle3 ' an . . . Wesleyan. . . Wesleyan . . , Wesleyan . . . Wesleyan . . . Wesleyan . . , Wesleyan . . . Totals. . . . were as follows : 91 York College 12 70 Alumni 24 31 Ames 21 41 Cotner 29 25 Cotner 21 24 Peru 25 49 Beatrice Y. M 15 28 Kansas Aggies 59 33 Bethany 34 44 Newton A. C 38 36 Friends Uni 29 71 York 27 75 Tarkio 22 62 Nebraska 32 680 Opponents 388 102 i ' mnii Scam, iBasUrtbaU lfvea man Emm, (EoUrgp (!Il|ant imis. Saskethall (Eomutmtal ©tarn, ir iartmntt (El amtitotts. Saskrtball Haratti} Spam. Girls ' SaakptbaU BASE • BALL On the eve of the opening of the basebah season in the Inter-collegiate Leagne, Wesleyan ' s outlook is encouraging. Everything points to a repetition of last year ' s success, which culminated in the winning of the inter-collegiate pennant. The brightest feature of the team ' s work is the battery performance of Farthing and Stringfellow. As captain and catcher String-fellow is showing up well, while Farthing is almost " unhittable. " This year the schedule has branched out, and games have been secured with three schools in the Missouri " alley Con- ference. These schools are the State Universities of Nebraska and Missouri and Drake College of Iowa. The first two games have already been played, and Wesleyan succeeded in defeating the University of Nebraska by a score of five to four, while in the second game, although Farthing held Missouri to four hits and struck out thirteen men, Wesleyan lost bv a score of four to nothing. Another innovation introduced this year is an early season training trip. Leaving on the 2d of April, the team spent a week touring Kansas. While they met teams that had an advantage of two or three weeks ' more practice, secured be- cause of the earlier opening of spring in the southern state, they succeeded in winning two of the six games played, and only lost the others by small scores. 107 The lineup of the team at present is: Stringfellow, captain and catcher; Farthing, pitcher; Campbell, pitcher; Hall, first base; Lehman, second base; Swan, shortstop; Ronsey, third base; Cole, left; Cain, center; and Eisenhart, right. The men are all showing np well and will doubtless have a most successful season. The schedule of games played to date is : Wesleyan . W esleyan . Wesleyan . W esleyan . Wesleyan . Wesleyan . o Kansas Aggies 3 3 Bethany College 2 8 Bethany College I 2 Kansas Wesle ' an 3 3 McPherson-Central Kan- sas League 4 I Fort Riley 6 5 LTni. of Nebraska 4 o JMissouri 4 io8 larsttg Scam— 15asrbaU FARTHING LEHMAN CLEVENGER, Coach ROUSEY HALL CAIN CAMPBELL STRINGFELLOW EISENHART COLE • SWAN TRACK No less than with the other branches of sport at Wesleyan, the last few years have seen a complete rehabilitation of track and field athletics. Dnring the ' 90s when football was played at Wesleyan, some good track athletes were developed, and our school was able to hold its own. But with the passing of football, interest in all other branches of athletics died down and remained in this state of lethargy until the magic hand of Professor Clevenger brought the dead bones to life. The outlook for a good track team this spring is exceptionally bright. In the preliminary meet, which is held annu- ally on the last Friday in April, there has been a new departure this year, in that it is to be an inter-class afifair. A banner is to be given to the class scoring the largest number of points, and a gold medal to the individual securing first honors. The gold medal last year was won by Mr. Robert Isham, he having obtained fifteen points. Those receiving the next highest number of points were Howard Kline, fourteen, Leonard Anderson, thirteen, and John McVay, eleven. Aside from the local meet, Wesleyan took part in three meets last year, a dual meet with the Freshmen of the State University, a dual meet with Doane, and the inter-collegiate meet. Meets are scheduled with the same opponents for this ' ear, and negotiations a re under way with a South Dakota team. In the state meet last year Wesleyan came within a point and a half of securing first place, a remarkable circumstance considering the poor showing made theretofore. There is one fact of which we may well be proud, and that is that we have received an invitation to send a team to the Missouri Confer- ence meet to be held at Des Moines on June 5. We may take this as a recognition of our growing importance in athletics, since none but universities which put out good teams are permitted to take part in these Missouri valley contests. Those who were awarded sweaters with the letter W last year were Isham, Underwood, McA ay, Kline, Anderson, and Mickey. 110 ®rark SIpam Top Row— Bishop, Thompson, Clevenger, Coach, Ruyle, McMillan Second Row— Kuns, Meyer, Showalter, Clift, Hoover Third Row— Newkirk, Foreman. Balling, McAfee, Carpenter Bottom Row— Clark, Anderson, Hoyle, Isham, Capt., Starrett, Mickey, XENIM I S Wesleyan has been strongly represented in tennis during recent years. Last year and again this year Scudder has been her representative in singles and Partridge and Scudder in doubles. Their record is remarkable. Last year they played several inter-collegiate matches and won them all. They defeated several teams from the University of Nebraska as well as teams from Doane, Amity, Tabor, and other colleges. Again this year they have started ofi by defeating two teams from the University of Nebraska. Their work has created a greater interest in tennis at Wesleyan, and consequently this year the Athletic Board has made arrangements for a state inter-collegiate tournament. In this tournament teams representing Peru, Doane, the Uni- versity of Nebraska, Cotner, York, Hastings, and Wesleyan will compete for trophies in both singles and doubles. The chances are strongly in favor of the retention of both of these trophies at Wesleyan. Under the inspiration of this brilliant record the Tennis Association has developed new life and vigor. The member- ship has been greatly enlarged and much interest in the game has developed. At almost any hour of the day friendly con- tests are in progress on the courts belonging to the Association. The students are coming to realize what an excellent recreation and sport the game is. And certainly it is an excellent sport. For it develops the body to quicker and surer action and the mind to rapid think- ing, as well as furnishing a most fascinating form of exercise. It is a game in which any one can find pleasure and become proficient. It does not require as large a degree of physical strength as other forms of at hletics do, yet it is splendid as a means of developing such strength. 112 L ITERATURE: 8 BY ROBERT ISHAM, ' 09 Prize Story in flic Iiitcr-Society Short Story Contest Somewhere in Italv, in fact, somewhere in the south of Italy, Beppo ' s son is probably still living. Yet he does not live in troublous times such as once disturbed the current of his father ' s life. Times have changed, and the law no longer countenances the oppression of the poor by their wealthy neighbors. When Beppo lived, liowever, such things were common. The law even aided that factor, which our modern makers of phrases have styled as predatory wealth, in its depredations. Yet, in spite of the fact that he was poor, Beppo was happv. He possessed a little vineyard, inherited from his ancestors. At the edge of the vineyard was a snug little vine- covered cottage, and, best of all, within the cottage was his beloved young wife, Tessa. Moreover, they felt themselves secure from the encroachments of the wealthy, for was not Count Marino their friend and protector? He who was known far and wide as the defender of the poor would certainly let no harm come to this happy couple who dwelt almost within the shadow of his mansion. Especially they felt this to be true in view of the fact that one of the Count ' s ancestors had owed his life to the heroism of Beppo ' s grandfather and had given him the vineyard as a reward for his service. Se- cure in this belief, thev went on in the daily round of their lives, Beppo toiling in the vineyard and Tessa attending to her household duties. One spring morning, as Beppo was trimming his vines, a man dressed in the uniform of the constabulary came trot- ting out from the city on a splendid grey horse. Beppo stopped to admire as he came riding up. Coupled with the ad- miration, however, was a degree of fear and siispicion, for the constabulary were the allies of the wealthy. Beppo won- dered what poor man was now to feel the cruel hand of the law, and thanked the good saints for the protection of Count Marino. As the rider came closer Beppo noticed that he kept looking about as if ' he was expecting to find some one. Supposing that he was uncertain as to his road, Beppo stepped out into view, with the purpose of directing liim on his way. The horseman came up and stopped, asking, " Is, this Beppo Foscari ? " Flattered at being recognized and yet frightened because he was sought, Beppo replied that it was, whereupon the rider produced from his pocket a formidable looking official document. This he handed to Beppo, remarking scornfully, " His most righteous highness Count Marino has turned his coat. It appears that he protects the poor from others merely that he may rob them himself. " " But what do you mean? " asked Beppo fearfully. " What is this? " " You have but to read and then you will know, " replied the officer. " But I can not read; you must tell me, " exclaimed Beppo. " Well, then, " said the horseman, " the paper is to tell you that the count will drive you from your house and vineyard. He is grown suddenlv covetous and sues you before Appiani, the magistrate, charging that the vineyard is his. The case comes up for trial on the day after tomorrow, and I warn you to seek another place to stay, for the count will win. " 114 Dazed and terrified by this sudden blow, Beppo stood silent and watched the officer turn his horse back toward the city and gallop rapidly off down the road. Then he slowly made his way back to the cottage where Tessa went singing about her duties. As ' he walked, a sickening despair came over him, and this was followed by fierce anger as he came to a realization of the cruel injustice of it all. Tessa received the news of impending evil quietly, yet with a look of sudden- fear and loneliness which showed more clearly than words what a blow it was to her. In their misfortune thev knew no counsel Count Marino had always been their friend and adviser, and now he was turned against them. Finally Beppo decided to go and see the count and beg for mercy. So, choking down his anger, he struck into the path which led up to the beautiful villa of the count, on the crown of a nearby hill. But when he reached his destination the count would not see him. He was turned away curtly at the door, with the excuse that the count was busy. Three times that day he returned, but it was useless ; the count would not give him a hearing. ' Somehow the intervening time was gotten over, and the day of the trial arrived. Beppo, carrying with him the deed to the vineyard, which had been cherished carefully and handed down from father to son ever since its original granting, set out for the city. Count Marino was not present before the magistrate, but was represented by one of those disreputable lawyers who aided the rich in their robberies. The frial was a mere farce. The count ' s lawyer based his case on some old records which set forth the boundaries of the Marino estate at a time years before the vineyard was presented to Beppo ' s grandfather. Of course these boundaries included the vineyard, and on this thin pretext Appiani, the magistrate, declared tile deed which Beppo showed to be a forgery. He judged the vineyard and cottage to be the property of Count Marino, and drove Beppo from court with threats of arrest and imprisonment. Filled with despair and rage, and followed by the jeers of the minor officers of the law, Beppo set out for the cottage which he could no longer call home. What was to become of Tessa and himself he could not guess. In fact, although he was deprived of his home and his means of livelihood, he tried to make no plans for the future. He only knew that he had been cruellv wronged, and his hot Italian nature cried out for vengeance. Tessa, who had been anxiously waiting, met him at the door and read the tale of their misfortune from his face. " What shall we do? " she cried. " Where shall we go and how will we live? " " I don ' t know, " Beppo answered. " I am going to be even with the count before I think about that. " " But you can do nothing; you will only find more and worse trouble. " " Let the trouble come, " he ' stubbornly replied. " It can ' t come before I have my turn at him. " " Yes, but it will, ' ' she exclaimed. " They will be watching for you and will seize you as soon as you go near him. " " I will repay him when they are not watching. He has stolen away our home by deception, and I will use deception or whatever other means is necessary to be even. " Tessa did not realize that she was quickly moulding her husband ' s furious and consequently harmless rage into a cool and deliberate scheme of revenge. Had she urged him on he would doubtless have flung himself desperately into some blind attempt which would have been quickly frustrated ; but by calling up the obstacles in his way she made him think and plan. 115 So she went on foolishly, " They will know who has harmed him and send _ -ou to prison. " " They must first catch me, " he answered. " I can flee as fast as they can follow. " " But the count himself will be watching for you, " she objected. " I am stronger than he, and the fight will soon be won, " said Beppo. " What will become of me? " she asked. " Whether you are sent to prison or run away, I will be left alone and homeless. " But as she spoke a plan seemed to strike her husband. Not heeding, and apparently not hearing her words, he turned and strode off into the gathering dusk, leaving Tessa alone. She stood for a time blanldy staring at the spot where he had disappeared. Then a sudden impulse to follow seized her and she rushed out into the dusky evening, calling his name. It was useless, the only answer she received was a irustling of the evening wind through the vines and grass. Somehow the sound associated itself in her mind with the creeping of some unseen creature of the night, and she fled back into the cottage, shuddering with superstitious dread. The night was spent in an agony of uncertainty. What would her husband do? What should she do? Her mind called up wierd and dreadful tales " of ' assassinations and mysterious murders, of fires and conflagrations. She was sure her husband ' s revenge would be terrible, but what would it be? Would Jie attack the Count in person or would he content him- self with firing his villa? Would he be caught or would he escape? Once she started for the door resolved to go and warn the Count, btit then she remembered that in doing so she would make certain that her husband woukl be sent to prison. Again and ' again her listening ear caught some slight s ound, and she hurried to the door to look up at Count Marino ' s villa ; but always silence and darkness reigned there. Alwa -s the blow was about to fall, Ever - moment she expected to hear distant shouts and cries and to see lights flash out in the home of the count. In this attitude of tense expectancy the in- terminable hours of the night crept slowly by. At last day dawned, but with the light came no relief from the fears that tortured her. Faint with " the long night ' s vigil, she flung herself upon her bed, but not to sleep. Her listening ear still strained to catch the sounds that she hoped would never come. As the day grew older the ordinary sounds of country life began to multiply. A cart creaked past on the road, some one whistled in the distance, and the birds sang everywhere. Suddenlv there appeared in the doorway a messenger from the Count ' s villa. He carried a carefully folded paper in his hand, which he handed to Tessa. " What is this? " asked Tessa, taking it as though it were a death warrant. " It is a new deed which the count had made out " giving the vineyard back to ' our husband, " replied the man. " Whv, what do vou mean? " she asked. " Is he going to give it back to us? " " Yes, " he answered. " The count did not want the vineyard. He only sued you to get evidence against Appiani, the magistrate. Now he has the evidence, and Appiani will go to prison. He will help rob the poor no more. " Jovfully Tessa thought of the celebration she and her husband would have when he returned and heard the news. But suddenly another idea struck her. What if her husband should attack the Count without allowing him to explain. Fearfully she asked, " Is the count at home. " ii6 " No, " he replied. " He drove to the city to begin, the prosecution of Appiani as soon as he heard of his decision last night. " So the messenger went away leaving Tessa still worried about the future. , , i,, tnlllno- of the Presently a distant booming sound fell upon her ear. She listened and recognized the sound o be the tolling of the o-reat bell at the cathedral in the citv. It was the bell which was tolled whenever one of the nation s great men died. At ° " BeSS h l Si:;;:5d r Com i to the city and Killed him there.. She sank doWn on the doc. step in She saw nothing and heard nothing but the slow, deep-voiced tolling. Her husband was lost to her. If . " f would be killed r if he escaped he would never dare come back. She was left entirely alone. Finally she was aioused fiom her stupor bv the slow approach of a carriage. , , i . .i,-c ,rArpr1 fhc f bntb Renno Looking up she saw that it was the carriage of Count Marino, and when i came closei she oj f j f P° and the Count were riding behind the coachman. Joyfully she ran to meet them and was soon m the loving arms of her husband When explanations had been made she asked, " But who is dead, that they are tolling the great bell? The Count smiled sadlv and replied, " justice is dead, so I commanded that the bell be tolled. i • _ ,r But he was mistaken, for justice was only preparing to arise in new splendor, and for this resurrection he himself was largely responsible. 117 BY MARGARET CATHRYN HOPPER. Of) Do you remember its mornings, The flush of rose in the sky; The call of the quail at daybreak, And the meadow-lark ' s sweet cry ; The grass-grown path through the orchard, The dew still lingering there. The clover drooping with sweetness, And the fragrance-laden air? Did you lie on the shaded doorstep Dreamily watching the sky. While the clouds in their fleecy whiteness Lazily floated by? Did you hunt in the pond for tadpoles Where the arching grasses meet Or stroke the soft brown cat-tails Cool in the summer heat? Do you remember the meadows Where the bobolink ' s nest was hung. How he rose and sang before you His rollicking gleeful song. Pouring forth the maddest of music From his little throbbing breast. His happy heart near bursting With the secrets of his nest? Do you remember its noondays With their scorching withering heat? Did the ground and the boards you stepped on Burn your weary sun-browned feet ? Was the sultry silence broken By the locust ' s harsh, shrill call. Or the drowsy bees ' low droning As they massed on the hot hive-wall? Do you remember its evenings, The lengthening shadows gray And the dewy, quiet coolness At the close of a glad full day? Far in the blue above you Aimlessly flying alone. Did the gray night hawk cry wildly Or drop with a jarring tone? Did you hear from weird dark shadows The soft owl ' s quivering cries. And see him noiselessly flying Or staring with big round eyes? Did you sit close up to your mother While she snioothed your tangled hair. You two alone in the starlight Under God ' s protecting cnre? ii8 (§fCx(tvs CLAFLIN DARNALL HISEY KLINE (i ratonral Assuriatton The local oratorical contest for the school year of 1908-9 was held on December 15. In this contest tliere were six competitors for honors. William Crossland, a member of the Soph- omore class, was awarded first place, and Roy Swift of the Junior class second place. The state contest was held in the city auditorium of Lincoln under the auspices of Cotner University. VVesleyan was given fourth place in this contest. At the last annual convention of the State Association it was decided to raise the prize going to die winner of first place in the state con- test to $50 instead of $25. William A. Crossland was born at Wayne, Nebraska, on February 10, 1888. He attended the Wayne High School continuously until the year of his graduation in 1906. After clerking for a year, he came to Wesleyan in the fall of 1907, and in his second year won first place in the local oratorical contest. 120 President Secretary Treasurer W. L. Ruyle W. H, -Coleman C. C. WiSCHMETER (EmttcBtauta in ICoral Prnljibitinu ©rattirital (Eoutrst. l}rl Ifvb. 26. 19U9 W L Ruyle Grace Leal Crazier, Winner C. DeBord D. ' R. ' Leich A.C.Hoover R. C. Hartsough K. Otto Pearson The College Prohibition League, which was organized in 1900, has for its object the practical study of the liquor ques- tion. This vear it has a membership of fifteen members and holds semi-monthly meetmgs. nh d fn the At the initiative of the league a petition for county option, signed by the Faculty and Student Body, was presented to the state legislature. An annual debate with the Prohibition League of Cotner is being arranged for. GRACE LEAL CROZIER 121 MATSON ©fftrpra SWIFT WHITING M VAY The present Inter-Collegiate Association was organized in 1907-8, although Wesleyan had often won laurels in the debating field previous to this time. Much interest has been shown in debate this year, and the teams are well prepared, largely on account of the efficient work of the classes in oratory and debate. There have been twO ' debates, one with Morningside and a double debate with Grand Island. The teams are : Enor K. Matson, E. P. Imboden, John I. McVay, Harry Johnson, Albert R. Lang, and Florence E. McAfee, with alter- nates, Ethel Howe and Earl Pearson. The names of the debaters will be inscribed on the cup presented two years ago by Professor Patterson. 122 MATSON IMBODEN m ' vAY The squad that defeated Grand Island College and debated Morningside at University Place. JOHNSON M ' AFP:E LANG The squad that was defeated by Grand Island College. g taff of Slifp Wpslpyan HANTHORNE WHITING SHOWALTER PEARSON TALBOT John E. Talbot ------- Editor-in-Chief Earl Pearson ------- Business Manager Wayne J. Atwell ------ Assistant Editor Ernest L. Smith - - - - Assistant Business Manager Alma Whiting - Classes Lucile Stanley --------- Societies J. Malcolm Showalter ------- Locals Edith Riley ---------- Locals Lee Hanthorne - -- -- -- -- Locals Clifford E. Butler Athletics 125 The Nebraska Wesleyan Glee Club was organized in September, 07, through the efforts of Prof. Clayton E. Hadley, assisted by some who had previously fostered such an idea. More than a dozen men were gathered together to form an organization and arrange practice hours. Mr. W. H. Kiechel was chosen as manager with Jesse D. Taylor for assistant manager and Roy H. Swift as treasurer. Thus organized they struggled during the year with only their love for the work and the hope of what the club might some day be to prompt them. Plans were made toward the close of the year for con- cert work, but the adverse circumstances under which the Club labored permitted only a home concert and several appear- ances in Lincoln. When again assembled for school, interest was yet apparent, and soon those who returned gathered together with others chosen to fill the vacant ranks. At the first meeting Mr. Evert L. Stancliff was elected manager and S. J. Ingraham secretary and treasurer. Light soon • appeared, and a first great step in advance was made when, through merits of their work, the boys were granted credit for their labor, and Professor Hadley made director by the University. The present moment shows even greater things ahead, for after giving two concerts with success, and after receiving invitations to the best towns in the state, the men feel that they are really to do something for Wesleyan, while developing themselves. The future is bright, and in years ahead the Weslevan Glee Club means to make its work a credit to its members and to Old Wesleyan. 127 (ill}p liniurrBitg Sanii Nebraska Hpslpgatt (irrI|PHtral lan Everett Mills Hosman, Manager Paul Thuresson, Secretary and Treasurer Flossie Hughes, Reader Grace Smith, violin Wm. Pasek, violin L. N. Mills, violin L. W. Stringfellow, violin VV. J. Atvvell, cello C. E. Vail, flute Dr. J. EI. Gain, solo clarinet E. W. Jackson, ist clarinet E. L. Smith, 2d clarinet G. Rummelhart, 3d clarinet R. A. Greenslit, solo cornet O. R. Erey, 1st cornet E. W. Campbell, 2d cornet E. M. HoSMAN, ist horn L. Chmelka, trombone R. Moyer, tenor W. R. Erazier, baritone R. R. Smith, tympani Elossie Hughes, violin E. Hakel, violin M. Nefsky, violin Grace Rogers, violin Chas. Hammond, bass viol H. Mansfield, flute H. M. Miller, solo clarinet E. J. Bishop, ist clarinet L. W. Newell, 2d clarinet C. C. McAfee, 3d clarinet E. R. Eisenhart, solo cornet J. E. Gross, ist cornet L. R. Newkirk, 2d comet C. W. Johnson, 2d horn R. Bates, 3d horn G. Bentz, tenor saxophone P. Thuresson, tuba H. Heintz, drums John Parmelee Mann, Conductor ALEXANDER MATSON INGEAHAM ANAWALT MILLS BESSIRE JOHNSON MURRAY BUTLER SIMONDS COLE PEARSON TALBOT SHOWALTER KUNS STAMBAUGH f flung Mms (!Il)rtBttati Assoriatton The Young Men ' s Christian Association is one of the strongest factors in the University and it is with pride that we note its growth. The aim of the Association is to niiluence men to accept Christ as their Saviour and to train them for Christian service. It gives students who have been accustomed to working in the church at home a chance to do Christian work and to studj ' religious questions. Since it is while in colleo-e that the habits of a lifetime are formed, it is gratifying to see so many young men identifying themselves with the Association. Two years ago we had no general secretary, but in the following year Herbert Kendall, of Indiana University, was secured as half- time secretary. He did such excellent work that the trustees of the University took a hand in the matter and made it possible for the As- sociation to have a full-ti me secretary. Don S. Ford came to us from North Dakota University and has been untiring in his efforts to build up the Christian life of the men. Under his direction every department of the Association has been strengthened. The regular religious meetings of the Association held at 9:00 o ' clock Sunday morning have been well attended, and good speakers from various vocations have addressed the men. Among these speakers may be mentioned J. P. Bailey, State Secretary, E. J. Simonds, State Student Secretary, Hon. Berge of Lincoln, H. W. White of the Student ' V olunteer Movement, Secretary C. M. Mayne of the Lincoln As- sociation, Chancellor Wm. J. Davidson, Evangelist Hart, Prof. H. W. Cox, and Rev. Northrup of Trinity Church, Lincoln. Benj. Alexander is chairman of the religious meetings committee. Eleven Bible study groups are conducted by the Association. j Iost of these are led by students, and nearly one hundred men ar; enrolled in them. The student leaders meet once a week with Professor Turner in a normal training group to study the lessons and discuss the problems of the leaders. Bert Bessire is chairman of the Bible Study Committee. A great stride forward has been taken this year in mission study due to the efforts of Chairman Robert Murray, who has secured col- lege credit for mission study in two classes led by professors. Two other classes are also conducted. A seven number lecture course is maintained by the Association under the management of Glen Anawalt. This is one of the strongest courses to be found anywhere, as the talent presented is of the highest type. The Association has undertaken a new line of work this year in the extension work. Under the direction of Ford Kuns, a junior branch of the association was organized, at the high school. There are forty-two members in this department. They have two club rooms, a gymnasium class, and a Bible class. Another kind of extension work is known as band work. Delegations go to some of the nearby towns and hold special religious meetings or help in revival meetings. This is principally done during vacations. The social side of the college men has not been neglected, and several receptions and socials have been held under the direction of Mal- colm Showalter. In this way the men have become better acquainted and the feeling of good fellowship has been promoted. Through the efforts of an energetic membership committee, under Wm. Ruyle and Clifford Butler, nearly every man in the University has become a member of the Association, and manv have for the first time entered the Association of the King of Kings. At the conventions held at various places during the year our Association is always represented by a good delegation. At the General Student Conference held at Cascade, Colorado, last June twelve men represented the Wesleyan association ; two men attended the Inter- national Bible Study Convention at Columbus, Ohio, in October; and thirteen men went to Hastings to the state convention in February. At these conventions the students come in contact with the leaders of God ' s Kingdom, the question of life work is presented, and many de- cisions are made and lives given for service in the ministry, the Young Men ' s Christian Association, and the foreign field. The men wdio attend these conventions are greatly inspired. All in all, the Young Men ' s Christian Association at Wesleyan is in a very prosperous con- dition, and we predict for it even greater influence for good in the future. % W. (S- A. (Eabinrt GREENSLIT LEHR COFFIN COULTER SNIDER HALE m ' aFEE ADEN GIFFORD BRAGG BROWN DRYDEN BURKE CLAFLIN f ottng Homrn ' s (Elinsttatt Assoriatton This is the third year that Miss Brown has been Student Secre- tary of the Young Women ' s Christian Association, and there can be no doubt that its success has been largely on account of her ability and faithfulness. She has shown remarkable skill in developing and organizing the work, and through her efforts the Association has been brought into much closer touch with the plans and purposes of the national organization. This has been a very successful year for the Young Women ' s Christian Association, and it has been marked by steady progress along- various lines. There has been evident in the officers and committee chairmen an earnestness of purpose which has been felt throughout the entire As- sociation, and which has kept all departments of the work uniformly and effectively active. The Stmday meetings have been helpful and well attended. Ex- change meetings have been arranged for and carried out with Doane and Bellevue, and many excellent outside leaders have been secured. The special music each Sunday has also aided a great deal. The membership this year is larger in proportion to the number of girls in school than ever before. There are only about fifty who have not joined. The number of Bible Study Classes has been increased, and the attendance has been more regular than in other years. The mission study work has been strengthened by the introduction of three classes receiving Univer- sity credit under Professors Cox, Wells, and Bishop. Financially the work has prospered also. The Budget has been enlarged, the plan for systematic giving has received a good response, and a considerable sum has been donated by outside friends. Josephine Brown, Gen. Secy. 133 g ' titiifnt Holunlm land The Student Volunteer Movement is a national organization. Since the fall of 1890, there has been an organized band of students who have purposed to do foreign missionary work. This year ' s work shows greater strength in both numbers and spirit than that of former years. The following is the mem- bership list : President Vice-President Secretary Treasnrer W. L. RUYLE Roy Grimm Joy Gifford Jessie Bragg Edith Lehr Josephine Brown Flossie Hale Marie Clark Elizabeth Rose Anna I sham Fern Peck Mrs. Bell McGaughty Mr. Lawrence McGaughty R. S. Murray D. S. Ford Jay Gififord John W. Starr Foster M. Beck Fred E. Aden A. C. Hoover C. C. Wischmeier Charles E. Pinckney J. W. Thompson J. W. Woogerd Omer Wood Wm. Dewhirst 135 HOOVER COLE BESSIRE HISEY WOOD J. I. m ' VAY FAWELL STEELE PEARSON BUSS BOYD SNYDER IMBODEN WACHTEL SWIFT REYNOLDS THOMPSON SMITH F. A. m ' vAY HANTHORNE RUYLE m ' gAUGHEY MARTIN linr nt Assnnatiott President ------ A. E. Wachtei. I ' icc-President ----- E. P. Imboden Secretary ------ O. B. D. Wood Treasurer - - - ' - - - A. C. Hoo er A. E. Wachtei L. McGaughey Wesley Wagner A. C. Eloover K. O. Pearson W. L. Ruyle H. S. Steele W. P. Slocum C. C. Smith A. M. Harms Z Stambaugh L. L. Hanthorne J. W. Starr F. A. Snocker W. H. Gardner D.S.Ford J. West Thompson F. A. McVay Bert Stor ' John L ] :IcVay W. O. W. Reynolds G. W. Snyder C. E. Boyd A. C. Wischmeier R. R. Miller B. A. Alexander Roy F. Swift Wm. Bliss E. P. Imboden O. B. D. Wood Wm. W. Fawell L. E. Martin 137 BECK WIGHTMAN WHITING WARRICK WORK ATKINSON o ' bRIEN OCHILTREE SNIDER STANLEY MELVIN Our deeds are dark, our form is dijm ; WE glide by night to mantiiigs dread, But none knows vl en, nor VVHEre, nor how, Nor yet By wliat black purpose led. By ghostly darkness SHADocCcrf o ' er, As by a dead man ' s shro c . We hide ourselves from human sight. OR VANISH like a fadiii; eloiid. — jMahsi. Mahsi, Arch demon Naws, Demon Revem, Ananias Sdnomis, High Priest Kceb Niac Snuk Namhel Niauqfiv Setag Kralc Relluf Retseek The Chemistry Club was organized October 28, 1905, with the plan of furthering the work of the Department of Chemistry b)- the rendition of programs of cliemical interest. The Club has led a continuous and thriving existence since. This year the work of the Club has been especially good. Using Lassar Cohn ' s " Chemistry in Daily Life " as a text- book, the members have given excellent programs, consisting largely of papers and discussions. Nor has the social side been neglected. After man} ' of the programs social times have been spent in the investigation of problems in the chemistrv of foods and drinks. With an enlarged membership and more frequent programs, the degree of interest manifested has been largely increased. A broadened view of the well-nigh universal application of chemistry to industrial life and to even the most common household affairs has been gained. The Club has thus performed a large service in showing the close connection between that which is purely scientific and that which is practical. By so doing it has served to increase in- terest in the class work of the department. To those who intend to teach chemistry or to engage in other branches of chemical work the importance of member- shi]3 in the Club can not be too much emphasized, for, as has been shown, the work taken up is not such as is found in ordi- nary chemical text-books, but deals with problems having practical interest. Hence knowledge gained in the Club is valu- able later, both in class room work and in industrial chemistrv. Dr. Hopkins Anna Smith C. O. Simonds R. M. Isham T. T. Showalter E. S. T ' ishop T, C. Bishop E. E. Walker C. A. Meyer E. W. Jackson E. Iv. Eiles H. P. Hovle A. J. Hartsook B. E. Lenfest AV. T. Atwell Kathervn Windham Loretta Slater Elorence Smi ' ii Grace McLain Clara Coulter M. H. Durham Rov H. Cain 143 KLINE MATSON LANG RUTLEDGE m ' dONALD STAMBAUGH TALBOT liittJprstty Knamos IKluh of Nebraska The Kosmos Klub was organized three years ago by students of the University of Nebraska and of the Nebraska Wes- leyan University. Strictly speaking, it is a philosophical society, yet its scope of investigation is broad enough to include research along lines of sociology, religion, and science as well. The membership has been purposely kept small, in order to insure a thorough interest in each one. In some future time many philosophical authorities throughout the United States will doubtless owe their start to the Kosmos Klub of Nebraska. y lready one of its members, Harvey G. Townsend, who holds a scholarship at Corneh University, has been the author of important articles in the Philosophical Rcviczv. President Secretary-Treasurer Librarian Program Coiniiiittce | Rosmond A ' lay McDonald, U. of N. Ed. Rutledge, U. of N. Edward P. Imboden, N. W. U. Artiur Enor K. Matson, N. VV. U. Z Stambaugh, N. W. U. Albert Ray Lang, N. VV. U. John R. Talbot, N. W. U. W. B. Kline, A.M., U. of N. Carson Rutledge, U. of N. Chas. H. Gable. U. of N. John I. McVay, N. W. U. inarttw Harvey G. Townsend, A.B., N. W. U., Cornell University, Samuel S. Banta, York, Nebraska Ithaca, New York Edward P. Dodds, Washington, D. C. Milo Eber Pearson, A.B., N. W. U., Kobe, Japan Chas. Crawford Gorst, A.B., N. W. U., Boston, Massachu- Robert I. Elliott, A.B., U. of N., Chadron, Nebraska setts Harvey Warren Cox, A.B., versify Place, Nebraska N. W. U., A.M.. Kfonnrarg U. of N., Uni- E. P. Hinman, Ph.D., Lincoln, Nebraska TO 145 The Nebraska Wesleyan Camera Club was organized January 13, 1908, by J. C. Jensen, R. K. Johnson, W. G. Bishop, and W. M. Neal. Tliese members worked hard to promote the growth and welfare of the Club, and before the school vear closed the membership had been raised to twenty. Meetings were held on the second and fourth Monday evenings of each month, at which demonstrations and discus- sions were given by members of the Club and interested Facult} members. To relieve the monotony of continued evening meetings and demonstrations, an afternoon picnic was held at Epworth ■ Park. A delightful afternoon and evening were spent, and maiiy good pictures resulted. This event practicallv closed the work for the _ ' ear of 1907-8. At the beginning of the school year of 1908-9 only four of the former members returned. This meant that an almost entirely new club must be organized. This resulted in a membership of twenty-two at the end of the first semester. The work of the Club this year has been much more systematic and satisfactory than it was last vear. A study of the book, " Picture Taking for Pleasure and Profit, " by T. Stith Baldwin, has been taken up in detail, with demonstrations and discussions by club members and members of the P ' acult} ' . Most important of the numerous things the Club has done this } ' ear are the purchase of a bulletin board for the lower hall of the main building and a camera, which was sent to Homer Whitehorn, a last year ' s graduate of Wesleyan who is now teaching in the Philippines. The Club has ofifered numerous prizes for pictures, artistic or otherwise, of members of the Facultv or Senior class. We are hoping that the Club will be as great an improvement next year over what it has been this vear as it has been an improvement this year over what it was last year. With as much improvement during the next twelve months as dur- ing the last the Camera Club will become a most important factor among the student organizations at Wesleyan. 147 (Ulaaatral Cttlub ICLINE SCHOCK TALBOT ATKINSON THOMPSON SNOW NICKELL LANE BECKVVITH MOVER THATCHER LANG BECK STAMBAUGH BUCK ATWELL President Vice-Prcsid Secretary Treasurer (Elaastral Qllub J. West Thompson t ----- - NiTA Beck LuciLE Stanley TOKRENCE MOYER Wayne J. Atwell Arthur Atkinson Nita Beck Bernice Buck Grace Beckwith Olive Evinger Howard Kline Anna Lane Albert Lang Torrence Moyer Ethel McAfee Ruth Nickeh Z Stambaugh Marietta Snow Lucile Stanley Frank Schock Sadie Thatcher John Talbot J. West Thompson J. Warren Woogerd Alexander Wimberley 149 (DrgmiiErJi Wrtubcr. IHDr AitxtUary uf tip Homau ' s Wpslpyatt Ehurational (ttmtnrtl Siipenntendctit - - - Josephine Sullivan President - - - - - - Lucy England Vice-President ----- Maude Kelly Treasnrcr ----- Anabel McLean Recording Secretary - - - Lucretia Leigh Corresponding Secretary - - Naomi Enyeart Emma Davis Rachel Kirtland Irene Sullivan Floy Van Camp Lizzie Hedges Minnie De Wolfe Alma Hanson Hattie Esmay Jessie Hanson Estelle Smith Esther Antonides Mabel Voight Essie Greene 2ja t 0 ' (gb (Club The Girls ' Glee Club was organized at the beginning of the second semester 1909, with a membership of twenty-one, under the leadership of Prof. H. Aden Enyeart. Due to the short life of the Club, not much has been accomplished as yet, but a permanent organization has been effected and the .achievements ,of next year will probably meet with success. Esther Antonides Golda Faucett Vera Cozier Helen Miller Blanche Hollingsworth Nelle Admire Ethel McAfee Edith Riley Sadie Thatcher Essie Green Daisy Danielson Maude Atkinson Myrtle Grubb Maude Kendall Elelen Van Horne Tapka Aden Ruth Nickell ; Faith Claflin Bernice Buck Inez Ferice Inez Fiegenbaum H. Aden Enyeart, director 153 Wfticns of tljf 2Jnmal (Club Normal Ollub Marjory Carr Sadie Hanna Lucile Case Pet Harrum Alice Brady- Eva Huddleston Edith Benischik Lora Leach Dora Behring Don Davis Craig Balch H. S. Steele Lucy Sacks Esther Denman Harmon Vedder G. M. Battershall Lena Wagner Mabel Tracy Marian Varden Ida Trompen Blanche Hollingsworth Margaret Neal Loyd Chmelka Mabel Moore Anna Paulson Dottie Mook Nellie Barnett Erma McMichael Hugh Lloyd Gertrude Needles Lulu Dudley Nellie Casement Alice England H. E. Vaughn Mattie England Winnie Smack Olga Fight W. E. Goodell Nellie Hanna Charles Boyd President ------ Jessie Bragg rice-President ----- Jessie Ballard Secretary - - - - - - Edna Higgtns Treasurer ------ Ethel McAfee Historian and Reporter - - Margaret Lemon ' Ethel Howe Inez Ferree Merle Howe Lulu Hall Edna Higgins Clara Coulter. Carrie Higgins Grace Frisbie Ethel McAfee Jessie Elliot Marg-aret Bradbury Gladys Payne Maisie Bradbury Lucretia Leigh Rlaude Springer Mabel Timmerman Jessie Bragg Louie Shore Margaret Lemon ' Ella Smith Alberta Jones Jessie Ballard ■Maisie Spracher Beth Butterfield Atwood -William L. Ruyle Arthur C. Wischmeier Benjamin Schock William Dewhirst Robert Murray Earle Balch John Starr William Bliss Roy D. Goodrich Don R. Leech Merle Thompson Lee Hanthorne Warren W. Carpenter LeRoy Burq ' ess Robert R. Miller William Fawell Charles C. Smith W. Ernest Goodell Simeon Cozad Ralph R. Leech J. Warren Woogerd H. E. Vaughan Frank Walker Fred A. Snocker 159 H. J. Johnson Glenn Anawalt Albert Hisey E. P. Imboden Arthur Hartsook Earl Pearson Ralph Swan Roy F. Swift Benj. H. Mickey Evert L. Stanclifife Samuel J. Ingraham Leonard Anderson Lawrence Newell Hermann Hoyle Ernest Smith i6i Ruth Dryden May Maddox Katherin Maddox Alma Whiting Willa Melvin Latta Snyder Kathryn Windham Grace Beckwith AHce Acheson Ethel Ochiltree Ruth Nickell Irene Roup Serena O ' Brien Ruth Maris Florence Smith Fern Ashby Anna Paton Esther Priest Hildur Holstrom Ella Miller Dora Carrol g ' nror in iFarultate Abbie Cornelia Burns, A.M. Vera Towner Mae Powers Stella Wheeler Emma Johnson Faye Lee ?nrorts tn llrbt Effie Sands Bess Gearhart-Morrison Verna Bowling-Foster Bess Moyer Jeane Sullivan 163 Mm (©tCxcna FIRST SEMESTER W. O. W. Reynolds President E. S. Bishop ricc-Prcsidcnt P. F. Thuresson Secretary B. H. Beck Treasurer SECOND semester p. F. Thuresson J. M. Showalter J. W. Thompson E. S. Bishop Paul F. Thuresson J. W. Thompson C. O. Simonds T. C. Mover A. L. Rousey Georg ' e Farthing Asa Lehman H. Aden Enveart Robert Ashby Dale Boyles Arthur Palmer E. B. Jacobson Alvin Campbell H. J. Rupert A. Roy Israel Dr. Harry A. Taylor Rov Gearheart iFratrcB in Hntufrattatc Joseph Foreman B. M. Reynolds N. O. Reynolds W. O. W. Reynolds B. Z. ' Stambaugh E. S. Bishop Harold Partridge iPratrra tn JaritltatP A. E. Turner, B.E. iFratrps tu Irbp Professor Frederick A. Stuff Dr. C. A. Reynolds Harley Campbell Orlando Lemon Everett Simonds Harry McLaughlin H. O. Palmer " Ross Tyndall Merle Kline 165 T. M. Showalter C. A. Meyer S. M. Hall E. R. Eisenhart C. H. Hammond John Priest E. ]. Michaelson Harvey W. Cox, A. Robt. Smith C. M. Strader Jesse D. Taylor Wendell Priest George Thomas Ben Bowers Don Russell Claude P. Fordvce B. H. Beck Nelle Admire Althea Boydston Blanche Balch Mildred Claflin Grace Cozier Anna Darnall Bernice Gates Flossie Hughes Maude Kendall Helen Miller Edith Riley Fay Shettler Tapka Aden Ruth Balch Faith Claflin Vera Cozier Rowena Cromer Elizabeth Duey Myrtle Grubb Nelle Irwin Anna Karston Maude Moffett Marguerite Showalter Carrie Sweeney Robert O. McVay Bert A. Bessire Robert M. Isham Wayne J. Atvvell John E. Talbot Harry nI. Miller LeRoy Stringfellovv Howard E. Kline Mm Cttljartrr (Sratitrft ISST Inll 190a- ' 09 Fred E. Aden Omer F. Schlichtemeier Alexander Wimberley Will A. Crossland Enor K. Matson Sidney W. Larson John H. Miller Roy H. Cain FOUR FIRSTS AND A THIRD John I. McVay Everett M. Hosman Guy Weybright Loren N. Mills Clifford E. Butler Albert R. Lang Charles G. Cole A. Edgar Wachtel 169 Nita Beck Viola Burke Pansy Coffin Inez Fiegenbaum Jessie Oilman Laura Ingham Edith Lehr Loretta Slater Charlotte Stevens Elizabeth Warrick Relta Work Bernice Buck Anna Carney Creta Dunla vy Ruth Files Eva Greenslit Dora Johnson Mary Russell Lucile Stanley Ruth Johnson FIRST TERM Viola Burke, President Lucile Stanley, Secretary Inez Fiegenbaum, Treasurer Dora Johnson, Vice-President Helen Wightman SECOND TERM Nita Beck, President Helen Wightman, Vice-President Relta Work, Secretary Eva Greenslit, Treasurer THIRD TERM Pansy Coffin, President Edith Lehr, Vice-President Ruth Files, Secretary Lucile Stanley, Treasurer 171 President First Vice-President Second J ' ice-Presid ent Secretary Treasurer Historian 190B- 09 William George Bishop jMary Frances Huntington William Bowman Kline Abbie C. Burns Gerald Elmore Currier - Julia Cordelia Ingham President First J ' ice-President Second Fice-Presidenf Secretary Treasurer Historian ©ffirrrs-Brrt Mrs. F. a. Alabaster Mary Frances Huntington William Bowman Kline Abbie C. Burns Archibald Edwards Turner Julia Cordelia Ingham The Home Chapter was organized March 26, 1909. Its objects are: to bring the home aUtmni closer together, to develop an increasing interest in the affairs of the University, to become acquainted with each Senior class, to entertain visiting alumni, and " in general, to aid the Alumni Association in its work. The first reception was held at the home of T. M. ' Wimberley, April 28, 1909. At that time those who signed the constitution were admitted as charter members. mfitevs President _ _ _ William Bowman Kline Historian - - - Vice-President - - Pearl Hitchcock-Clark Director Secretary - - - Anna Elizabeth Isham Editor _ _ - Treasurer . - - Thomas Morton AVimberley 173 Edna Slater-Lowell Dorothy Mark Seaerooke Harry Allen Taylor i omp of ti}t f romtttpnt Alumni Thomas Willard Sprowls, B.A. Entered Wesleyan in 1890. Charter member of Orophilian Society. He helped edit the initial number of theJVes- leyan, he college paper. Graduated from Boston School of Theology in 1895. Was the first alumni orator in 1904. Is now a clergyman at DePere, Wisconsin. 1832 Abbie Cornelia Burns, B.A. Entered Wesleyan in 1889. Took A.B. from University of Nebraska in 1893 and A.M. degree from the same place the following year. Taught modern languages m York College four years. She traveled and studied m Germany and France during the summer of 1904. An Orophilian. From 1 899-1 907 was professor of modern languages, and since that date has been professor of Ger- man in the Nebraska Wesleyan University. Is secretary of the Faculty. Thomas Eaton Doubt, B.Sc. Was instructor in physics and chemistrx ' in N. W. U. after graduating. Took M.A. degree from University of Ne- braska in " 1896. Professor of physics and electrical en- gineering in University of Washington for five years. Was a fellow in physics in the University of Chicago and received a Ph.D ' from there in 1904. Is now asso- ciate professor of physics in Armour Institute of Tech- nology, Chicago, Illinois. Charles Edwin Winter, Ph.B. Everett. Captain and adjutant of Wesleyan cadets. Twice represented Wesleyan in inter-state oratorical contests. President of Nebraska Republican League from 1898- 1900. ■ Wrote the words for the state song of Wyoming which was adopted in 1903. Alumni orator 1905. Practicing law at Encampment, Wyoming. I 1893 Herbert Raymond Esterbrook B.Sc. Entered Wesleyan September 25, 1888. Charter Orophil- ian. Took M.A. at Hedding College. Vice-President and Professor of Mathematics in Orleans College, Or- leans, Nebraska, 1893-97. Now professor of natural science and vice-president of Hedding College, Abing- don, Illinois. Frederick Ames Stuff, B.A. Received A.M. from University of Nebraska in 1900. Oro- philian. First editor-in-chief of the Wesleyan. Organ- ized the Vincent Association. From 1899-1902 was pro- fessor of English language and literature in Nebraska Wesleyan University. Since that time he has been as- sociate professor of English language and literature at the University of Nebraska. For the past two years he has also been the chaplain at the Nebraska Hospital for the Insane at Lincoln. Charles Fordyce, A.M. Graduated from the Illinois State Normal University in 1882. Was given B.Sc. 1896, A.M. 1898, and Ph.D. 1900 from the University of Nebraska. He was called to the chair of biology at Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1893. He was elected dean of the College of Liberal Arts in 1896. Has been president of the Nebraska State Teachers ' Association. In 1908 he was made dean of the Teachers ' College and head professor of educational theory and practice in the University of Nebraska. 1894 Jesse Ellis Maxwell, Ph.B. Granted M.S. by Alma Mater in 1895. For twelve years he held the chair of natural science in York College. Now president of Leander Clark College at Toledo, Iowa. 1B95 Frank Henry Essert, Ph.B. Charter member of the Nebraska Wesleyan. Orophihan. Represented Wesleyan in State Oratorical Contest m 1895 and Nebraska in the Prohibition Oratorical Con- test at Chicago during the World ' s Fair in 1893. Wdl be the alnmni speaker at the inauguration of Chancellor Davidson in June. An evangelist living at Canon City, Colorado. Lincoln Chester Lemon, B.A. Theophanian. Entered Drew Theological Semmary m 1896 and received B.D. degree in 1899, M.y . degree New York University in 1899. Was pastor of Univer-. sity Place church for three years. Has been pastor of St. John ' s church, Davenport, Iowa. Is now in real es- tate business at St. Paul, Minnesota. William Washington Shenk, B.A. Everett. Editor Omaha Christian Advocate for two years. Received B.D. from Drew and M.A. from New York LTniversity the spring of 1901. Is now president of the North Coast Millino- and Mining Company at Tacoma, Washino-ton. He is now abroad in the interest of his business. Archibald Edwards Turner, B.A. Orophilian. Graduated from elocution department of Alma Mater. Graduated from Columbia School of Oratory in 1897. Since 1898 he has been principal of the School of Expression and Oratory in the Nebraska Wesleyan University. Thomas Morton Wimberley. Theophanian. Republican representative for Lancaster county at the twenty-fifth session of the Nebraska leg- islature. Cashier of Windom Bank, University Place, 1893-97. Has recently been elected an alumni trustee. Has been president of the Alumni Association. Is now an attorney in LTniversity Place, Nebraska. 1896 A. Otis Hinson, B.Sc. Everett. He is best known to his Alma Mater as the au- thor of the college song, " The Yellow and the Brown. " He is an alumni trustee. Is preaching at DeVVitt, Nebraska. Robert Charles Ord, B.Sc. Everett. In 1897 he was made principal of the normal de- partment and professor of pedagogy, which position he held for six years. Since his work at Wesleyan he has been a ranchman at Rawhide Buttes, Wyoming. Charles V. Vickrey, Ph.B. Everett. Received the degree of B.D. from Drew in 1902. Spent one year with the Yale Missionary Band. Is at present national secretary of the Young People ' s Mis- sionary Movement, with headquarters in New York city. George Alfred Warfield, A.B. Orophilian. Has LL.B. degree from University of Ne- braska and A.M. from University of Oregon. He taught in Willamette University at Salem, Oregon, was for years professor of history and economics in the Uni- versity of Puget Sound, at Tacoma, Washington, and is now professor of political and social science at Dakota Wesleyan LTniversity at Mitchell, South Dakota. James R. Gettys, A.B. Theophanian. Was presiding elder, Beatrice district, Ne- braska Conference. Was financial secretary of the Ne- braska Wesleyan LTniversity 1907-08. Is now pastor of the Methodist church at David City, Nebraska. LiLLiE Devona Magee, A.B. Theophanian. For several years an instructor in Latin and Greek in the Nebraska Wesleyan LTniversity. The past year she has been taking a vacation in California- and other western states. 1098 Clark Adelbert Fulmer, Ph.B. Has been for several years the superintendent of the city schools at Beatrice. At the beginning of the past college year he was made professor of zoology and dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the Nebraska Wesleyan Uni- versity. Dean Fulmer is proving extremely popular with the Student Body and the Faculty and is one of the alumni of whom we are proud. Gertrude Hannah Gardner, B.L. Willard. Took A.B. degree from the University of Ne- braska in 1899. Has been principal of the high school at Fairbury. Is at present professor of Latin in the Nor- mal School at Kearney. laaa Kathryn Hymer-Blanchard, B.L. Orophilian. Was assistant in Lincoln city library one year and for two years was librarian and registrar at our Uni- versity. Married Dr. Geo. L. Blanchard, an alumnus, June 18, 1902. Present address is Los Angeles, California. Warren Clark Keck, A.B. Theophanian. Business Manager of Wesleyan during Senior year. At present is cashier of the Aurora State Bank and secretary of a large general mercantile com- pany. Address, Aurora, Nebraska. Logan Hall Roberts, B.Sc. Orophilian. Editor of JVcsleyaii during Senior year. Re- ceived A.M. from University of New York and LL.B. from New York Law School. Was one year national secretary of the Liter-Collegiate Prohibition Associa- tion. Now practicing law in North Yakima, Washington. i9nn Edna C. Noble, B.L. Theophanian. Assistant in Lincoln public library for one and one-half years. Attended Library School, Iowa State University, in igo2. At present librarian State Farm, University of Nebraska. H. L. Sams, B.P. Everett. Graduated from the Peru State Normal in 1896. Is now assistant cashier of the First National Bank at Scottsbluff. Nebraska. Has been president of the North Platte V ' alley Water LIsers ' Association. 1901 Roy Haven Gearhart, B.Sc. Orophilian. Served in the Spanish-American War. En- tered the government work in the Philippines soon after graduation as a teacher. At present he is the official court interpreter to the Supreme Court of the Philippine Islands. Address is Manila, P. I. William Everette Atkins, B.Sc. Theophanian. Took two years in engineering department of the University of Nebraska. One year was assistant professor of mathematics at Wesleyan. Is now super- intendent of public schools at Lawrence, Kansas. 1902 Harvey Warren Cox, Ph.B. Orophilian. Took A.M. degree from the University of Nebraska in 1906. Is at present professor of philosophy at the Nebraska Wesle3 ' an University. He has been granted leave of absence to fill an Austin scholarship at Harvard University, 1909-10. Has been prominent in the work of the Alumni Association and has held various offices. William Harry England, B.Sc. Theophanian. Served in Spanish-American War. Was major of cadets. Took A.M. 1904 and Ph.D. 1906 from the Lhiiversity of Nebraska. Was laboratory instructor in zoology at his Alma Mater for one year. Has now an excellent position with the Bureau of Corporations at Washington, D. C. Leo Leroy Ingraham, B.L. Everett. Several times business manager of the IVesIeyan. LTntil recently has been president of the Lincoln Typo- graphical Union. Was a printer in the office of the Star. Has recently moved to a fruit farm at King Hill, Idaho. Clarence H. White, B.Sc. Orophilian. While in College had charge of the commer- cial department. Until recently general manager of the Alpha Publishing Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Has just moved on a ranch at Sunnyside, Idaho. 1903 Robert Lloyd Chambers, B.L. Orophilian. Was two years head of the department of zo- ology at the Southwest Kansas College at Winfield. Is at present principal of the high school at San Diego, California. Harry F. Huntington, B.Sc. Orophilian. Represented Wesleyan twice in State Ora- torical Association. Represented the Central States at the National Prohibition contest at Buffalo, New York. Two years was city secretary of Sioux City, Iowa, Y. M. C. A. Now pastor of Methodist church at Crete, Nebraska. Minnie Ti-ikoop-England, B.Sc. Willard. Represented Weslevan in State and Nebraska in the Inter-State Oratorical Contests. Took A.M. in 1904 and Ph.D. igo6 at the University of Nebraska. At pres- ent in the Bureau of Corporations at Washington, D. C. 19D4 Ethel Simonds-Durham, A.B. Orophilian. For two years was state secretary of the Y. W. C. A. Her present address is Washington, D. C. Lloyd Anson Win ship, A.B. Everett. Took LL.B. from University of Nebraska in 1907. Is now practicing law and is manager of the Union Loan Association at Lincoln. Albert Franklin Tyler, B.Sc. Theophanian. Editor of the JVcsleyan, 1903, the 5 " ;;; - Hoivcr, 1903, and the Violet, 1904. Graduated from Creightoii Medical College, 1907. At present is prac- ticing medicine in the office of Dr. Lord, a prominent surgeon of Omaha. igng Everett James Simonds, A.B. Orophilian. Since graduating he has been in Y. M. C. A. work and is now state student secretary of the Y. M. C. A. His address is University Place. 12 Earl Benjamin Day, B.Sc. Orophilian. Was major in the cadets in Senior year. Is now cashier of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Aberdeen, Washington. Julian Brown Morgan, B.Sc. Theophanian. Is at present secretary-treasurer of the San- derson Shoe Company of Lincoln. lanB Edward Charles Bishop, B.Sc. Was county superintendent of York county for four years ; deputy state superintendent four years. Is now State Superintendent of Public Instruction at Lincoln. William George Bishop, B.Sc. LL,B. University of Nebraska, 1900. President of Lin- coln Business College several years. Mayor of Univer- sity Place two vears. Recently elected a member of the Board of Trustees and treasurer of the Nebraska Wes- leyan University. Is now professor of geology and geography in his Alma Mater. xaor LuvERN Lee Clark, B.Sc. Was for a time after graduating assistant physical director in the Omaha Y. M. C. A. Is now physical director of Columbia College, New Minster, British Columbia. Anna Elizabeth Ispiam, A.B. Theophanian. Graduate Wesleyan Conservatory of Mu- sic. Is at present a teacher in Wesleyan Conservatory. Secretary of the Home Chapter of Wesleyan Alumni. laoB Richard N. Orrill, A.B. District superintendent of the Beatrice district. Edith Adella Van Middlesworth, A.B. Was for several years a critic teacher in the normal de- partment of Wesleyan. Is at present critic teacher in State Normal at Peru. Prnmtnpnt Al«m«t of fork (Eolbg? The York alumni have been made full members of the Alumni Association and are to be given all the privileges of those graduating from the institution here. 1BB2 Orlando Swain, C.Acc. Taught three years in the Nebraska C onference Seminary, four years deputy clerk of the district court, and a law- yer in Beatrice. Is now United States Commissioner in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Melville D. Cameron, C.Acc. Was county clerk of Colfax county two terms. For ten years, 1892-1902, was director and vice-president of Schuyler National Bank. In 1901 was elected a mem- ber of the Board of Trustees of the Nebraska VVesleyan University, and at the present time is one of the Execu- tive Committee and one of the auditors of the Board. Now a member of the firm R. C. Peters Co ' ., invest- ment bankers, Omaha, Nebraska. 1B84 Frank O. Edgecombe, B.Sc. Cashier Bank of Rulo, 1886-89. Editor Falls City Jour- nal, 1890-94. Now editor of the Nebraska Farmer, Lin- coln, Nebraska. 1885 Peter Van Fleet, A.B. Degree D.D. Taylor University in 1897. Chaplain house of representatives, 1885-87. Was presiding elder of Ne- braska City district for six years, 1895-1901. Following his term there he was pastor of the First M. E. church in San Juan, Porto Rico, for three years. He then took charge of Calvary M. E. church (Spanish), at Arecibo. Is at present educational secretary of the Nebraska Wes- leyan University. 188B Oliver H. White, C.Acc. Once principal of the shor ;hand department of Fremont Normal, and for five years had that position at Barnes College, St. Louis, Missouri. Now business manager of the Arthur J. Barnes Publishing Co., and secretary of Barnes Business College. Address is St. Louis, Missouri. iBBr Mary Alene Smith, B.Sc. Graduated in music in 1885. Director of music in Lincoln Normal University two years. Since 1897 has taught piano, organ, theory, and history of music at the Ne- braska Wesleyan University. Wallace Clyde Davis, C.Acc. He organized the Lincoln Dental College in 1898. He is now dean of that school, which is affiliated with the LTni- versity of Nebraska. Fie is a practicing dentist in Lincoln. IHSB James Mailley, B.Sc. Served as pastor of the church at LTniversity Place until made chaplain of the First Regiment Nebraska Volun- teers, in May, 1898. Is now a minister in Indiana. 178 Of places I like best to sit Beneath this learned .wall It ' s under Pete in rhet. and lit., To dream of basketball: LATEST PORTRAIT OF PROF. BELL. I So FRESHMAN ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS PA ' PROF. BELL He must be washed with carbolic soap. Corrosive sublimate, and other dope. His hair must be cut with hard-boiled shears. With carboHc acid we must wash his ears. Bacilli should be killed without a doubt So as to be sure no spores could sprout. We must get rid of the cocci class And not let any spirillum pass. In fact, to be sure we ' re doing it right, We must autoclave him over night With heat at one hundred twenty or more And pressure one less than twenty-four. The Student, up for Four Y While one of us is seeking hearts Within this learned wall, Another one has A Hartsook. Don ' t believe it? Well, ask Hall. , „o- r— I don ' t believe oxygen is iht main thing in respiration. I ' 11 take a little fresh air for mine. Training school-teacher— Yi roXA, spell chicken. Harold— VXt sit, ma ' am, I ' m not old enough to spell chicken. You might trv me on egg. A Descriptive Bit from a Story Written for the Chancehor ' s Prize Contest : " Her starry eyes, her shelldike ears, her cheeks as round and smooth as peaches, her cherry lips, — all these make a picture fair to look upon. i8i Iiiiboden (in Nature Study) — " Rats must be wiry little creatures — to allow pins to be stuck in them with- out moving a hair. " They do n ' t stand some vicissitudes so well, Ed. Mud) Ma About Nix Macbeth — How, now, me lud ! lethinks yonder goes a band of something which looks not like earth-born mortals. Falstaif — By heavings ! They are leathern bags filled with, I wot not what other than shillalahs. Bclarius — A thousand times no, me lud ! They are men ; they walk. Brutus — ' T is Isham. Cassio — And Kuns. Brutus — And Simonds and others. Macbeth — Egad! Then it must be a hospital clinic. Jester — Neigh, neigh, old boss! ' T is the Wesleyan football squad Brutus— Ho Ho! Belarius—n.,0 ! Falstaff—U,.O..l ou G n- on- TS SRBOR i " f AY IT OlONT HURT A BIT " I oeOKflTE THIS LITTLE T°°TH. I«2 Talbot lt is easier to live within your allowance than without it. Matson {at Kosmos v ' b)— Do you think the College graduate has a better chance than he used to have ? Lan — Sure: nearly all the league nines have some ot them on the team. Oh bird within the gilded cage, With notes of joyous glory, How very glad you ought to be — They are not promissory. A or THE. stf iDOw or DOUBT QOIDQ TO see Thf26€ A e€ CS Things were getting on fine In the parlor with Mary and ' T. " I was just getting in line To tell her a little — When in came the landlady — Of course she had a right — In came the landlady, To tell Mary and " I " Good-Night. A few short evenings after I had the thing all planned How with a little laughter I might hold Mary ' s— When in came the landlady — Of course she had a right- In came the landlady, To see about the light. It was on Sunday evening, A night that I could not miss. I thought that all were sleeping. So reached over to take a — When in walked the landlady- Of course she had a right- In walked the landlady, To put out me and the light. 183 OBEP e vr STUDE NT ' S The PROF WlD us TO BURN SOME MIDNIOHT OIL AND Wt DID. 0{ £R OUR BOOKS — ®l)r 0ruiur ' a Bjimr I love thy face, oh, Libertvr. Else I would be a craven. But most of all I love it when Upon a dollar graven. (©br tu Wys grmar (itrl She ' 11 soon receive her sheepskin, And so we may surmise That she will find it useful To pull wool o ' er our eyes. She said when school was out she ' d write, And now I ' m filled with gloom. No letters come. Alas for me ! She did not say, to whom. 184 is that, ' to sa_y ' ? " Hail, thou goddess, sage and holy! Bring with thee a Latin pony. Bring a crib to pass my Dutch — Only these— I don ' t ask much. Of all the energetic men That never duty shirk — Jjust gaze upon Sam Starrett, there How close he sticks to " Work " ! There was a young fellow named Join Who oft used this language called " A slingin ' hot air He always was there— Wesleyan editor, John. 185 COACH-ANn-F()UR The shades of night were falling fast As down the college steps there passed A girl who bore mid ice and snow A book called " Robinson Crusoe " — Collateral. Another followed close behmd, In fact there was a long, long line, And on their books, I must confess, Were titles like " Pilgrim ' s Progress " — Collateral. When on that dreadful flunking day They ' re asked, " Who wrote that ' Pope ' s Essay? Who ' 11 now dare ask, " Why did you cram For .such a horrid, stiff exam? " Collateral. The boy stood on the burning deck. His mind was in a fret — Should he go down in the burning ship Or take a quiz in rhet? When I get my diploma And know all there is to know, I want to be a Professor So I can make a show. I want to teach some rhetoric And have a great big class So I can swell myself all up And say, " You ' 11 never pass. " I ' d flunk some forty odd of ' em, To let the others know That when it comes to knowledge There ' s nothing " I " do n ' t know. ©1)1 ' (Erg of tl)p Hagrant Wrslcyan Mmi Ship me somewhere east of Lincohi Where a little college stands, Where there is a heap of women, Yes, a girl for every man. I know of fifty fltisies, nearly, And they ' ve brown and yellow hair, But they ' re nothing but poor pickin ' s With the girls they have out there. So give me five cents carfare, mister, ' Cause I ' ve got to hurry back. Give it or I ' 11 sure go dippy, Gee, I ' 11 even walk the track. A Freshman, inspecting the art rooms last semester, turned to a lady beside him, who also seemed interested in the pictures, and said, " Do you like the art teacher? " " Yes, I do, " came the unexpected reply, " He ' s mv husband. " How can we shingle the roof of our mouth? Or get a key for a lock of our hair? And can one do without oxygen Because he is lately an heir? Oh, how shall we dam the creek in our back? Or rebuild the bridge of our nose? Or lind a strap for the drum of our ear? Or pull the nails from our toes? What jewels are there for the crown of our head? And where can a cap for our knee be found ? How can we take a tip from our finger? And must the blade of our shoulder be ground? i88 Oh, IS ' Ierry Widow College Girl, The sore-head calls you " batty. " But ' pon my honor, pretty iVIiss, Why do n ' t they call you " Hattie " ? Oh, hero of the football field. You that the pigskin carry, V ith your extended growth of hair. Why do n ' t they call you " Harry " ? With wheat a dollar twenty-five Our flour did sure go high, But we can always find some " Grubb " Whenever " Mills " is nigh. Professor Bagg was about to paint The Freshman he had seen. But first threw ' way all pigment Except his tubes of green. 189 igo Inter-Society Harmony. iLONQ flOOUT PLEDGINQ. TinE. Mm Fresh (at fii ' e minutes of ten) — My landlady always turns out the lights at ten o ' clock. Mr. Soph — That ' s first rate. I was just going to ask you to do it. Mary had a little man With shoulders like a tick. Everywhere that Mary went That man went mighty quick. Senior — Greenslit, will you please close your mouth so I can see if you look like your brothers ? 192 ' tH£ way TH£ CHANCeUOR THOUQHT HI5 orrsR, vuouLD e£ RECEiveo Pt? (a i ' mtnrt) THE WAX IT WAS RLCei ieO When, in a heavy weariness of mmd, I seek a rest from toil and daily strife. solace for the thousand ills of life, K comfort when the world has been unkind, With heavy heart I wander till I find. Upon a table spread by some fair wife, A fresh-baked pie, untouched by vandal knife. Whose hot soul sweetens all the morning wind. What king could ask a dish more savory set, Or Roman epicure— dyspeptic soul— Vitellius, Petronius— or yet , Those seeking joy withm the flowing bowl. In more delicious bite their teeth ne er met Than when, in pie, mine reach their flaky goal. -Z. S. 193 VICTOR FLOUR Is Uniform in Quality and the Quality is the Best that Careful Selection of Wheat, Expert Milling and Improved Machinery can produce. We respect- fully solicit your patronage THE CRETE MILLS Crete, Nebraska STUDENTS- HEADQUARTERS Has Everything that Students Need Drugs, Sundries, Post Cards, Pennants, Fountain Pens, Bonbons and a News Stand The Finest Perfumes Made Prescriptions a Specialty The Beebe Drug Co. 1741 Warren Ave. Ttint Both Phones PHONE US FOR EVERYTHING In Selecting Your Bank Give careful attention to the stability of the bank and its willingness to cooperate with patrons in the development of their busi- ness. This bank appreciates the fact that its success depends largely on the service rendered its patrons and our ability to as- sist them in every wav consistent with safe, sound banking. To that end we have spared no pains to make our service to customers of this bank efificient and satis- factory. Our ambition is not to do great things in finance, but to serve our patrons well. 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At the Close of Business April 28, 1909 Resources: Loans and Discounts, - $179,734.40 U.S. Bonds and Premiums, 41,600.011 Overdrafts, ----- ,576.51 Furniture, Fixtures and Real Estate - - - - 3,200.00 Cash and Sight Exchange. 45,900.96 $271,011.87 Liabilities: Capital paid in, - - - Surplus, Undivided profits, - - National Bank Notes Outstanding, - - - Deposits, - - - - - $40,000.00 10,000.00 943.58 40,000.00 180,068.29 $271,011,87 SMART, SNAPPY STYLES You want a suit of hieh style attainmenL up-to- date in style, finish and fabric, one that you know has lasting shape? If you do, and we are sure you do, you should see our dis- play of nifty spring Kensing- ton Clothes, the garment superior for young men. Kensington Clothes, They Fit MAGEE DEEMER 1109 0 STREET LINCOLN, NEBRASKA The Home of Kensington Clothes ob North C PRINTERS and BINDERS LINCOLN, NEBRASKA WE CAN PRINT ANYTHING from a lady ' s calling card to the largest of books promptly and correctly. 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Ball, Dentist Wesley an Hospital, Phone Auto 8145 YIOUNG MAN, all sorts of activities every day; if you are not part of the game you are looking on. So is everybody else; they ' re looking on at you and your clothes are a part of what they see. If they are Armstrong ' s clothes you needn ' t worry about the impression you ' ll make; if your conduct is as good as these clothes, you ' re all right. j.jijiJ.J-J ' J-J ' J- ' ' ' ' ' ' We are Featuring Exclusive Models in Young Men ' s Suits Very Strong Values are offered at $10, $15 and $18. Armstrong Clothing Co. Good Clothes Merchants LINCOLN MUSICAL EDUCATION? Conservatory of Music of the Nebraska Wesleyan University Offers Special Advantages. A Regular Department of the University. Many Privileges are thus Afforded Its Students which cannot be Secured Elsewhere. PIANO -The new Director, Professor Johannes Magendanz, is tlie Head of the Piano Department. Professor Magendanz has been teaching in America four years; an unqualified success, both as teacher and concert pianist. He was several years a student in BerUn University. He studied piano with the late Wilhelm Leip- holz, Alfred Kreugel, Max Landow, and the celebrated teacher and pianist, Karl Klindworth, Royal Professor of Music, Berlin. He studied Theory, Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue and Composi- tion with Fried. E. Koch, Royal Professor of Music, and member of the Academy of Arts in Berlin; also with Max Loewengard, Hamburg Conservatory; Counterpoint under the celebrated late Professor Heinrich Bellerman, Berlin University; Mensural Nota- tion with Professor Oscar Fleischer, Berlin University. In prep- aration for Choral work, he studied with Max Stauge ' . Professor Magendanz is a man of honest and clean character, and has un- usual pianistic talent— a splendid concert pianist. Mr. Hadley, Miss Smith and Miss Isham Continue as piano teachers. Mr. Hadley directs Men ' s Glee Club. VOICE Mr. Movius, pupil of Sbriglia, continues as Head of Vocal Department. Mr. Enyeart teaches Voice. Send for Bulletin to VIOLIN — Mr. Molzer, late assistant of Sevcik, Prague, is Head of Violin Department. Mr. Mann continues as ' iolin teacher, and Director of Orchestra and Band. SPECIALS: Band of forty pieces. Orchestra of eighteen pieces. Men ' s Glee Club. Male Quartette. Women ' s Glee Club. University Choral Society, directed by Professor Magen- danz, in preparation for May Musical Festival. ADVANTAGES: No Saloons. Moderate expenses Daily chapel services. Delightful place to live. Best instruction in all kinds of music. he Registrar, Unt ' berstty ' Place, Nebraska REAL ESTATE Paid 50 to 100% on valuation, the past year in University Place. Follow the crowd and you will land at the office of George cM. Gates and Son 1 1 2 East St. Paul Street They sell Thousands of Dollars worth of property each year to Homeseekers and Investors in University Place, and all are pleased. Prof. W. G. Bishop and his splendid group of students, on their geological hunt, represent a few of the sturdy sub- stantial folks who reside in our city. While Mr. Gates seems exalted in the picture, yet he is just as comrnon as the rest of the crowd and is always ready to go with his patrons on a " home seeking " excursion for city proper- ty. Fine, new and all modern homes, and choice lots can be purchased at the right figure and on terms to suit. Insurance, Loans, Conveyancing, Notarial Work, etc., promptly and accurately executed. Coyote Friends see Gates and Son for " Business, or Write them for List ofBA GAINS. A is for Alabaster, they tell. B is for Burns, Bagg, Bishop, and Bell. C is for Cox who ' 11 " flunk you if he Can " And if he do n ' t " Can " vou, be thankful. Freshman. D is for Davidson smiling at trouble. E is for " Ex " s that bend us near double. F is for Fulmer, Miss Fifer, and Fate. G is for Going and all that are Great. H is for Huntington, Hopkins, and Hopper. I is for Ingles who keeps us all proper. J is for Jensen, Profs. Jackson and Jones. K is for Kosmos Klub, everyone owns. L is for Love, lass, life, and for lark. M is for studying French after dark. (Now that is a joke that I hope you will see. If you do n ' t see the point, though, ask Matson or Me N is for Nothing New under the Sun. O is for Obi who ' s too large for one. P is for President " Peggy " or Paul — In his class, College Council, the Oros and all. Q is for question, for quiz and for quail. Every one fears that in something he ' 11 fail. R is for Rose and for " riding " in Dutch. S is for Sommerville, sin, and all such. T is for Turner, the prof of hot air. U is for " Uni " and what we learn there. V is for Varsity, Verdant, and Vote. VV is for Wells, and for Wisdom — take note. X-mas is when we get money from Pa. Y is for You when vou ' re Yelling " Boom-rah! " Z is the guy that ' s to blame for this junk. So, if you do n ' t like it, go tell him it " s punk. wkc knew, peint with approval te arquhar, 9he ' Clcthier and ulk, 9he furnisher Dr. J. G. Ireland Dr. Harry A. Taylor Dentist Physician and Surgeon Office 122 W. St. Paul Office and Residence, 216 W. 2l8t. Phones Bell A 9353, Auto 8424 R. W. Hufman, M.D. University Place, Nebraska Dr. G. W. DISHONG Office Wimberly and Kirtland Building Phone Auto 8104 JOSEPH LUTZ, Prop. Sunday Dinners a Specially THE ECLIPSE CAFE CONFECTIONS AND FRUIT Meals at All Hours 1 737 Warren Ave. University Place C. E. COFFIN, M.D. Phone 8164 Office, Wesleyan Hospital L. C. SMITH BROS. Wnting-in-Sight 1 ypewriters Sold and rented. Rent applied if purchased. Write for Illustrated Catalogue B. F. SW ANSON CO., Inc. DISTRIBUTORS 4 15 So. 15th Street - - - OMAHA, NEB. JUNB WEDDINQS Are always in style and none the less so now. Our specially selected stock of the latest designs by connoisseurs of all the great factories will be in our cases by May 15; and all the latest achievements of modern designers in sterling silverware will appeal to all purses. In : : : : : : : : D I A M O N D H : : : : the only engagement device, we lead all others in snappy stuff of proper cut and shape. : : J. B. TRICKEY CO., Wholesale and Retail Jewelers 1036 O Street. : LINCOLN THE SKIRT STORE Headquarters for SUITS, SKIRTS, COATS, WAISTS, JACKETS, and UNDERSKIRTS : : : 12 1 No. nth St., Little BIdg. - LINCOLN, NEB. To the Coyote Subscribers Tfie foregoing firms wlio have inserted their ads are interested enough in our University and in our Univer- sity institutions to help make this book possible. DO YOU APPRECIATE THEIR GENEROSITY?


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