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FROM THEUBRARYOFSf Cii ixhiXf Ivitusr itiitirhti; Inliur ate toutt fur Itim titr iui stimablr Iclti nnit nx ittiratiuit uf the 0, Tiohle Wesleyan Spirit, J rd tficunedLr, Hnd on this, cur eruleavor, Uy tky hdnd, ikjuimile. t)iy smile, dnJ Iredthe the while tky hind Rpttroval. Witk earnest kedrts, weve sou Vo iky jpledsure. ovr WLlh a. j? uTp se eZea.y» ' Xc seek ani fini iVy rarest fveasurc. T Jy Love%tky kumoysfayieies, triah, Ueals, tliy Wc rl, tky j hy,anldll thd ocs to maV tliefi W at thou art 0, klynx lUa,tcr, spirit 0 t)ie sunflower t e piaiu, deeaj t ?ar Earnest cffffrt, Btnl lei our yibyntsJar oCXeYL Ipytliee, he stej jpln stcnes ti end tkee Tff iVy greater l ' ry- We ' ve heard of other colleges, Or have seen a few, maybe. Have waited ' neath their portals For an M. A. or A. B. We have heard of " Lab " equipment And a " Gym " which might excel, But we do not care a copper Since we love our own so well. We have heard of larger buildings. And of greater campus space, But where the hearts were bigger Well — we ' ve never found that place. Not a place where right seemed stronger Where the spirit seemed so clear. Where the golden rule seemed brighter, Or the fellowship so dear. Not a place where wits were sharper Where greater talent seemed to reign- From the Hall of Elocution To the rapid foot-ball game. No, we ' ve never found a single spot Upon the world ' s old face That fills our hearts as Wesleyan Of dear old Uni. Place. — Miss Abbott. ' Twas midst of night; no moon, no stais, im sim. My little bark my soul within was tossed I closed my eyes On doubts and wonderings, mountains high to me. in terror wild Not over_ strong my bark, the haven far. j scarce could ' feel I strove in vain to pierce the smothering gloom; j j little craft I could not pray. I had forgotten how n f -i-i, u +1, The Father ' s heart could see and guide and calm - ' beneath. The storm. A sound! A bflll Ldw, clear and ringing true! 0 Teacher, Priest and Prophet, faithful Friend Of weakness. ' Twas thy voice with cheer for me. 1 dared to look. Above me in the mist A light shone warm and mellow, strong and clear, My doubtings vanished, for it was the light Thy brave, sweet life and tender counsel gave. It guided home. — H. F. B. The gates of Life swung open and he entered in. We did not hear the rustle of the snowy wings which bore him hence; we only knew that sorrow laid his heavy hand upon our heai ' ts with crush- ing weight. We loved him. How well we knew the slow, sweet smile; the life-giving flash in those clear eye.s which looked out upon the world with wide-seeing vision; the fear- less spirit whose strength was as of ten because his heart was puT ' e; the gentleness, the kindness and yet withal a justice so unswerv- ing that men were held to the truth through him. Thrice blessed Wesleyan — to have known, to have loved and to have been loved by him. He stood for life, for strength, for purity, for struggle — not for death. And to each, he lives — the same benign, sweet, majestic presence as of old, a life which sheds abroad its sweetness as the fragrance of the flowers from Paradise. — Effie Haskins Abbott. When we consider how his life was spent In quiet usefulness, in this dark world of ours, In showing us the rainbow thru the showers; When we consider how his pres- ence lent An air of cheerfulness and sweec content, A wistful fragrance as of spring- iir,ic fiov eis. Which breathed of hidden strength fiom unseen Pow- ers And SDok " a li o on holy service bent, Then are our hearts with heav- er! 7 caln ' .ness filled And all our souls with new-born hops aie thrilled. Our restless spirits, uncontrolled, are stilled. Our lives are moulded on a grander plan. Altho he lived with us but for a span, The world now bows in reverence to our " Giand Old Man. " — Marion Shrode. John A. Slater President John M. Stewart Vice-President William G. Bishop Secretary and Treasurer Thomas M. Wimberley Assistant Secretary William G. Bishop, ex-officio Melville D. Cameron Stephen K. Warrick tExrruttup (Unnimtttpp Clark A. Fulmer, ex-officio John A. Slater, ex-officio John M. Stewart James R. Gettys John N. Dryden William Gorst Thomas M. Wimberley Albert L. Johnson George E. Johnson Isaac F. Roach At ICargr - Nnrth Nrbraska (Unnfmnrr !ipat Nrbraaka (Eonfrrpttrr Bishop Henry White Warren, University Park, Colorado Bishop John Louis Nuelsen, Omaha, Nebraska Chaplain Orville J. Nave, 2505 So. Grand Avenue, Los Ange les, California. Nrltraska (Enufrrrnrr William G. Bishop, University Place James R. Gettys, David City Isaac F. Roach, Lincoln Norman A. Martin, University Place Richard N. Orrill, Fairbury John M. Stewart, Lincoln Albert L. Johnson, University Place Nnrtlnurst Nrbraaka (Enufrrpttrp J. B. Carns, Ainsworth Hugh A. Allen, Atkinson W. S. Gillam, Chadron A. T. Carpenter, Crawford Stephen K. Warrick, Alliance J. A. McLa ghlin, Butte Winfred L. Mills, Gordon Jesse W. Jennings, Kansas City, Missouri George H. Main, Central City William Gorst, Wayne Melville D, Cameron Daniel K. Tindall, Central City J. W. Towle, Omaha Edward Hislop, Omaha Ahtuniui Thomas M. Wimberley, University Place A. Otis Hinson, Syracuse Charles C. Wilson, Gothenburg B. F. Gaither, Lexington Allen Chamberlain, North Platte George E. Johnson, North Loup John A. Slater, Holdrege L. H. Shumate, Kearney John N. Dryden, Kearney (Hmtfprrttrp lltBitnrs Nebraska Conference O. M. Keeve, Falls City North Nebraska Conference Elmer E. Hosman, Norfolk Northwest Nebraska Conference J. E. Parsons, Bassett West Nebraska Conference M. B. Carman, Minden Is this c5 r. Everybody? Yes, I have been watching with interest the progress of the endowment campaign, and am glad for a chance to talk with you. has been Very successful. The prospects for securing the $400,000 within a few months are encouraging. Then the campaign is to be continued? Yes indeed we shall k ep right at it until the ammount is raised. In fact it has never stopped, pledges are Chancellor Fiiimer coming in daily. You have had a great organization. Yes we have. Our workers have been most faithful and effective. We can never thank, them enough fo r their services. jJnd We wish to thank the loyal Nebraskans for the Way they have responded. We kr ow that they have the interests of the school at heart. I see that University Place is very liberal. It speaks well for the school to have those who know it at first hand so enthusiastic for it. That is one of the finest things obout it. We only hope that others will know it as well. What did you say were the forms of gifts? THREE WAYS; i I) Cash or time subscriptions. From two to five years time given depending upon amount subscribed. (2) In form of annuities. {3) Bequests. You say that this is not for building purposes? 3 o; It is for endowment — a permanent fund invested by the Trustees. The income ONLY is to be used for the support of the school. That ' s business. I think that I know some who have not subscribed. I will see them and call you later. All right. Thank you — Goodbye. Mr. Everybody AJumtttfetrattnu WILLIAM GEORGE BISHOP Registrar and Treasurer B. S. Nebraska Wesleyan University; LL. B., A. M. University of Nebrasl a Lincoln Business College; Professor of Ge- ology and Geography, Nebraska 1906- ' 10; Registrar since 1910. MISS EFFIE DEITRICK Assistant Registrar A. B. Nebraska Wesleyan Unievrsity 1906 Nebraska Wesleyan University since 1909 MISS ADA MAY INGLES Librarian B. S. Doane College 1898 Illinois State Library School Nebraska Wesleyan since 1902 FRANCIS ASBURY ALABASTER Professor of Greek and Latin A. B. Northwestern 1890; A.M. University of Nebraska 1898 Phi Beta Kappa, Northwestern; Phi Kappa Psi; Nebraska Wesleyan since 1893. MISS COWAN Instructor in Latin Physical Instructor of Women A. B. University of Ottawa, Kan., 1909. Language teacher Buchanan High School 1909- ' ll; Nebraska Wesleyan since 1911. ABBIE CORNELIA BURNS MRS. BERTHA WATT McPROUD Head of Department of Modern Languages Professor of German and French A. B. Nebraska Wesleyan University 1892; a. B. Baker University 1900. A. B. University of Nebraska 1893; A. M. Graduate work at Kansas State University, Nebraska Wesleyan University 1894. Chicago University and Berlitz Portland Summer School of Languages School of Modern Languages. 1902; studied and traveled m Europexeacher of Modern Languages in Univer- 1904; University of Wisconsin Summer gity of Puget Sound and Baker Univer- School 1908; Nebraska Wesleyan since gity; Nebraska Wesleyan since 1909. FLORENCE WALKER ( Instructor in German A. B. Nebraska Wesleyan 1910 Nebraska Wesleyan since 1902. ■•; HERMAN CHURCHILL Head of Department of English A. B. Syracuse University 1894; A.M. Uni- versity of Wisconsin; 1902 Canandaig-ua Academy, N. Y., 1894- ' 9.5; Me- nomonie Hig-h School, Wis., 1895- ' 00; Graduate work University of Chicago 1899; High Schools 1901- ' 03; Graduate work University of Wisconsin 1901- ' 02; Instructor Northwestern University 1903- ' 07; Southwestern University 1907- ' 09; Nebraska Wesleyan since 1909. I 0, Wesleyan colors! Yellow and Brown, No human hand thy hues combined; In the sunflower ' s heart and circling crown The gifts of heaven and earth we find. Refrain The sunflower swings in the singing wind Waving its symbols of strength and light: Strength and light, Strong and bright. The brown for the strength of the sturdy old earth. The yellow for heaven ' s own light. II The sunflower bows to the purpling east. In dewy worship at early dawn; It hides its roots in the earth ' s kind breast And opens its heart to the rising sun. Ill In the burning rays of the noontide hour Undrooping it faces the glorious light; And when it is seized by the storm-wind ' s power, Anchored fast to the earth, it grows in might. PHOEBE MAY HOPPER IV A. B. University of Nebraska 1896; Phi Beta With face still turned to the source of light Kappa; A. M. University of Ne- It calmly stands when the sun goes down; braska 1901 Why should it fear the darkening night? Graduate work at Harvard; three years ' The sun shines out from its own light crown. — Miss Hopper. High School teaching; Nebraska Wesley- an since 1901. JENSEN Head of Department of Physics A. B. Nebraska Wesleyan; Graduate work in Physics University of Nebraska Superintendent at Beaver City 4 years; In- structor at Teacher ' s Institutes; Nebras- ka Wesleyan since 1908. 1 E. H. WELLS Head of Department of History MISS CELIA CHASE Instructor in History A. B. University of Chicago Ph. B. 1900 DePauw University. Phi Beta Teacher i " Hifch Schools Nebraska Wes Kappa. A.M. University of Illinois 1901. Graduate work at University of Wisconsin 1901- ' 02; Instructor in DePauw Academy three years; Nebraska Wesleyan since 1902. eyan 1909-1911. ROY SWIFT Instructor in History A. B. Nebraska Wesleyan 1910 Winner of Scholarship Graduate work Nebraska Wesleyan 1911 HOMER BARKER LATIMER Head of Department of Zoology A. B. University of Minnesota 1907; M. A. University of Minnesota 1908; University of Berlin 1911 Prof, of Biology Charter City College 1908- ' 10; Scientist in U. S. Bureau of Fisheries 1910- ' ll; Biological Society, Washington, D. C; American Association for Ad- vancement of Science; American Micro- scopical Society. In the resignation of Professor B. W. Van Riper, Nebraska Wesleyan has this year suffered the loss of a member of the Faculty who was one of her most scholarly and at the same time most popular teachers. During- his brief stay he won the thorough confidence and enthusiastic friendship of every member of the Faculty and student body. His departure has been greatly mourned. And yet Nebraska Wesleyan feels a pride that it can offer, for the great positions of the country, such men as Professors Cox and Van Riper. We look forward with anticipation and regret to the rime which ke know cannot be far far in the future when Professor Brightman will also leave us to fill one of these great positions. Professor Van Riper is now studying in Jena University, Jena, Germany, preparatory to tak- ing up his work as head of the Department of Philosophy in Boston University. Here he will take the positio nmade vacant by Doctor Bowne, one of the greatest of Modern Philosophers. BENJAMIN W. VAN RIPER Head of Department of Philosophy and Psy- ' hology A. B. Alleghany College 1905; Phi Beta Kappa; Ph.D. Boston University 1908 Graduate work at Chicago University and at Jena, Germany; Professor at Wheaton Collere 1908; Nebraska Weslevan 1909- 1912. E. S. BRIGHTMAN Head of Department cf Philosophy, Psychol- ogy and Religion A.B., A.M., Brown; S. T. B., Boston. Assistant Brown University 1906- ' 08; Fel- lowship Boston University 1910; Univer- sities of Berlin and Marburg 1910-12. CYRUS VANCE WILLIAMS Head of Department of Botany B.Ed. Peru 1909; A.M. University of Ne- braska 1910. Nebraska Wesleyan since 1910. CHARLES DUNHAM ROSE Professor of Mathematics Ph. B. DePauw Universitiy 1883; A.M. DePauw University 1893; Delta Kappa Gamma. Civil Engineer at the Panama Canal and in Indiana and Illinois; Nebraska Wesleyai 1890. When the wintry winds are blowing o ' er the yet untrodden snow And the sleepy stars are blinking yet on high, Who could call these youths and maidens from their cozy beds to go, Just to learn of worlds and planets in the sky? Prof. Rose. When the laddie leaves the homefolk on his quest for higher knowledge: " Who shall teach me? " hear him question with a sigh. But the answer comes from many who ' ve already come to college: " He who knows the mysteries of x and y — Prof. Rose. When a student on the campus walks with thots a mile away, Murmuring words you cannot understand, " Hyperbola, Ellipse, Parabola, " you hear him say. He ' s a student of the best man in the land — Prof. Rose. Who is it when the balmy days of early spring draw near. And the meadowlarks each sing a happy lay. Who says, " Of pyramids and cubes we ' ve had enough this year, On Friday we ' ll just have an all sneak day? " Prof. Rose. Who is it whom the Senior ' s love for wisdom he has taught them? Who is it helps the Freshie green with many a trying problem? Who is it whom we all love for his kind and gentle spirit? He who has a heart so big it can hold us all within it — Prof. Rose. —Ruth Bailey. RAY JAMES SCARBOROUGH (jJJ P lUuSeUUl Assistant Professor of Geology and ' Geography ■ - A. B. University of Nebraska 1909; Phi ' Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi. Nebraska Wesleyan since 1909. Ollir ICaboratonrH CLARENCE MORROW Head of Department of Chemistry B. S. Ohio Wesleyan 1906. Assistant in Oberlin 1906- ' 08; A.M. in Ob- erlin 1909; Professor at Doane College 1910; Graduate work in Chemistry, Uni- versity of Penn. 1911; Nebraska Wes- ■ leyan since 1911. For the past twenty-one years Nebraska Wesleyan University has had a Teacher Training Department. In 1890 this department was known as the Normal Department. There was a steady and healthy growth of the Department till the year 1908, when it was deemed advisable to change the name of the department and extend its scope of work. Accordingly the depaitment was organized into its present form, and designated as the Teachers ' College of the Nebraska Wesleyan University. The change in name and form of the department is now seen to be an expedient move for a large and better Teacher Training Department. The growth and progress of the Teachers ' College has been a matter of delight to all concerned. The year of 1911 was the banner year in the history of the college. The Teachers ' College last year graduated the largest class in its history, issuing more than ninty certificates in all, forty of which were University certificates to those members of the Senior class who had finished the required work in the Teachers ' College. The Teachers ' College embraces three distinct departments. The Training School, the Kindergarten, and the Teachers ' College propel-. The Kindergarten is one of the largest and best equipped ones to be found in the state. The Training School has taken up an advanced type of teacher training work. Until the last year the Training School comprised only the eighth grades of the Elementary School, but this year the College added to its Training School a secondary or high school Training Department under the direct supervision of the head of the Teachers ' College. By the addition of the High School Department the College has completed its equipment for teacher training in every department of public education. The past, present and the future are satisfactory in a very large sense. BERTRAM EVERETT McPROUD Head of the Teachers ' College; Professor of Education A. B. Baker University 1903; A. M. Univer- sity of Chicago 1908- ' 09. Superintendent of City Schools in Nebraska and Kansas 1900- ' 04; Vice-President and Professor of Latin and Education, Uni- versity of Puget Sound; Nebraska Wes- leyan since 1909. There was a good dean Who lived in a shoe, He had so many school-mams He didn ' t know what to do. Some wanted jobs. And they all wanted snaps. So he bundled them all off In black gowns and caps. EMMA WILHELMSON Superintendent of the Training School A. B. University of Nebraska 1902 Graduate work at Nebraska Chicago and Columbia Universities; Teacher in High Schools 1902- ' 09; Nebraska Wesleyan since 1909. MYRTLE FLORENCE DALLING EFFIE HASKINS ABBOTT Primary Critic, Teachers College Primary Critic Graduate Teachers ' Course, Peru State Graduate Nebraska State Normal, Peru, Normal School, and the Nebraska Wes- 1902 leyan Normal School. Primary work in Nebraska 1902- ' 09; Ne- Ne ' iraska V ' esleyan IDOfj- ' ; llill braska Wesleyan since 1909 LILLIAN MAY BEACH Superintendent of Kindergarten and of Pub- lic School Music Graduate Nebraska Wesleyan Kindergarten Training Course; New England Con- servatory of Music. Neliraska V ' e5le an since ]!tO,5 I Jin tl)p 2(i«liprgartf n Snom IKtnJiprgartnt (Srnup The Conservatory of Music is an unusually strong depart- mental school by reason of the personnel of its teaching force. Professor Magendanz, the Director and Head of the Piano Department, has been in America six years, having been born and reared in Germany. Mr. Magendanz has studied under the greatest teachers of Berlin, chief among whom is the celebrated master, Karl Klindworth, former director of the famous Klind- wrorth-Scharwenka Conservatory of Music. He is not only a pianist of rare accomplishments and a patient, excellent teacher, but a composer of no mean ability. The Conservatory of Music, under his directorship, is in a position to give as finished a musical education as can be secured in the Central West. Mr. Clemens Movius, Head of the Voice Department for the last nine years, was trained by masters of the voice in Potsdam, Berlin and Paris, having studied for some considerable time with Sbriglia in the latter city. Mr. Anton Stechele, Head of the Violin Department, came to the Conservatory direct from Berlin three years ago, after many years of continuous study of the violin and theoretical subjects under Professor Gustav Hollaender, director of the Stern Conservatory of Berlin. Mr. Stechele was the director of a very excellent orchestra in Berlin for some years. Mr. H. Aden Enyeart, Voice teacher, possesses a rare tenor voice. He graduated some years since from this Conservatory of Music. He is a growing man, a serious student and a most beautiful and popular singer, though he never bids for popular effects. For years he has been tenor soloist in the First Pres- byterian Church, Lincoln, Miss Mary Alene Smith, Piano teacher and Head of the Organ Department, graduated from the university years ago and later studied at the New -England Conservatory of Music, Boston. She is in a position to train church organists for the church of Ne braska, being gifted with a rare ability. Miss Hannah Matteson, Piano teacher and teacher in Harmony, is a post-graduate of the Chicago Musical School. With a such faculty this School of Music is able to offer all who desire musical culture the best opportunities to de- velop themselves in this direction. Jpiaun ffllaas of Mi Mm rnhmz lircrtnr nf tlic (Unnerruatory uf Hnair, i raii iif Ilir Piano iDrpartmrnt Axtell, Florence Bailey, Hazel Beck, Mildred Bumstead, Grace Cooper, Ruth Chenoweth, Ethel Cornell, Ethel Coulter, Clara Craft, Georgia Cully, Gladys Davis, Maud Delzell, Ethel Dewey, Etha Elfeldt, Myrtle Fairell, Agnes Gregg, Gertrude Hall, Marie Hicks, Helen Hinman, Giace Hohm, Edna Huntington, Frances Joeckel, Ruth Johnson, Bertha Johnson, Edward Johnson, Ruth Jones, Carmen La Poidevoin, Seba Moran, Winifred Morris, Cleda McKelvie, Mrs. R. S. McMichael, Ruth Overman, Regina Paton, Anne Pope, Bess Ray, Josephine Russell, Lillian Shoestall, Hazel Shotwell, Ruth Stahl, Ethel Trowbridge, Grace Trueblood, Minnie Tyson, Mona HnliprgraJiuatp tuttputa 1912 Eberman, Aileen Foster, lone Funk, Golda Kelly, Mable Smiley, Bertha Morgan, Lucy Merrick, Mattie (graiitatp tultents 1912 Bittner, Lura Gilpin, Grace Hunt, Earl Snider, Latta Keefer, Pearl Scott, Ruth Smith, Pansy Sundeimann, Otto Beck, Mildred Bimson, Oliver Bittner, Lura Bolton, Eva Buddenburg, R. S. Brainard, Alma Brainard, J. S. Burns, B. E. Chaney, Marie Cooper, Ruth Cummings, Carl Dalton, Irma Delzelle, Winnie Dennis, Mrs. Dickens, Glenn Farrell, Laurence Farrell, Leilabeth Foreman, Grace Flodeen, Alvhild Griesel, Emma Garten, Ethel Grainger, Mrs. Gregg, Gertrude Gregg, Hubert Gutzmer, Pearl Hancock, Ola Hall, Edith Hargreaves, Mrs. Hanschildt, Clara Hicks, Helen eai of tijr Bnral Ipjmrtmrnt Hohm, Edna Hughes, Flossie Hull, Jessie James, Ada Jennings, O. D. Johnson, Beatrice Jones, Carmen Johnson, Edward Johnson, Mrs. E. Joy, Gertrude Kauffman, Dorothy Kauffman, Mrs. Goldie Kerr, Irma Fern Koehler, D. A. Kuhlman, Mrs. L. C. La Grange, Nettie Lefferdink, Anne Leininger, Florence Lewis, Leo Lieber, Clara Lionberger, Mrs. Longtin, Beatrice Lodge, Louise Lowry, Mrs. Martin, Mabel Martin, Ruth Mills, Loren Morgan, Blanche Matthews, Glenn Malone, Ruth Hull, Jessie Slater, Loretta Miller, Mayme Muirhead, Mrs. McKelvie, Mrs. R. S. Nispel, Eda Overman, Mae Paton, Anne Pierce, Dollie Parks, Lorna Poitevoin, Marie Pyle, Mae Rogers, Anne Russell, Lillian Robinson, Edna Rush, Edith Sandall, Robert Schricker, Leona Smith, Pansy Stebbins, Guy Stebbins, Verna Simpson, Nellie Sipple, L. E. Steinmeyer, Gladys Taylor, Hazel Tilden, Florence Trumble, Harry Thatcher, Ruth Wait, Beula Wilkinson, Gladys Warrick, Ruth Weiss, M. Westveer, Helen Fiegenbaum, Inez Armstrong ' , Patricia Anderson, Lucile Aden, Tapka Bumstead, Marie Craft, Georgia Carey, R B. Crag ' o, A. Cozier, Harold Crosthwaite, Eloine Curtis, Mary Ebernian, Aileen Erb, Lee Gooden, Hazel Griswold, Vera Green, Morris Halley, Georgia Ha worth, Glenn Howard, Essel Hurd, Marjorie Irwin, Nell Jones, Myrna Malone, Ruth Manchester, Sterling- Martin, Ruth Mickey, James Mills, Joy Misner, Fannie Moran, Winifred Moyer, Ralph Orris, Irmel Reed, Estella Robbins, Mabel Rumelhart, Guy Scoville, Enod Stewart, Alta Travener, Stella Tuttle, Chas. Winter, W. Yanike, Walter Eula Marshall , Uiiral (ClaB0 of Mr. lEny art H. ADEN ENYEART Instructor in Voice Director of the Glee Club fflrrjau tn tit? (!Il|itrrl) MISS SMITH Anderson, Lucile Bailey, Ruth Baldwin, Clara Cozier, Vera Connell, Lillian Curtis, Mary Douglass, Jean Forbes, Margeurite Glassburn, Esther Hart, Blanche Hooker, Amy Jewell, Eva Kendall, Jessie Lewis. Leo Lieber, Clara Moyer, Ralph Peterson, Golda Pomeroy, Laura Robbins, Mabel Simpson, Merle Smith, Edla ifarmntty ffllass of Mxbb MatUsmx Bittner, Lura Connell, Lillian Coulter, Clara Craft, Georgia Cooper, Ruth Eberman, Aileen Foster, lone Hall, Marie Hinman, Grace Hull, Jessie Johnson, Bertha Keefer, Pearl Kendall, Jessie La Poidevoin, Seba Marshall, Eula Pomeroy, Laura Scott, Ruth Smith, Pansy Tyson, Mona Anderson, Lucile Axtell, Florence Cooper, Ruth Connell, Lillian Cully, Gladys Doyle, Mary Jane Grimm, Walter Hart, Blanche Johnson, Bertha Leiber, Clara Pomeroy, Laura Reed, Estella Schricker, Leona 1 Piano flilass nf Mxbb Bmxtl Atkins, Elizabeth Bee, Grace Claflin, Mildred Collins, Amy Cowan, Hazel Craw, Ida Clark, Marjorie Cramb, Myra Currier, Helen Doyle, Mary Jane Eddy, Neva Ellis, Edna Garten, Ethel Grantham, Esther Greer, Howard Grimm, Walter Hutchins, Daisy Horsch, Jennie Keim, Mary Knox, Ivan Knox, Pearl La,wyer, Verna Lee, Root Lute, Bertha Ogle, Ralph Parker, Clinton m Pendarvis, Naomi Pester, Mildred Reed, Estella Richardson, Minnie Sehricker, Leona Taylor, Grace Taylor, Hazel Thuresson, Elva Whitmore, Grace Wright, Nellie Wibbles, Leona fflmlia Mmiml (Club Mrs. Magendanz Patroness Grace Gilpin President Maud Kelley Vice-President Aileen Kiplinger Treasurer Grace Hinman Secretary Ethel Garten Sergeant-at-Arms Mable Chappell Marie Hall Jean Douglass Ruth Cooper Pearl Keefer Cleda Morris Grace Morris Ola Hannah Eda Smith Lucy England Ruth Shotwell Maud Davis Lillian Russel Jessie Hull Mary Keim Mona Tyson Hannah Mateson (3. % (Srppttp. itrrttor Charles F. Tuttle 1st Tenor and Whistler R. Arthur Greenslit 2nd Tenor and Cornetist Edward A. Johnson Baritone Glenn E. Dickens----Bass, Accompanist, and Manager Assisted by Earl W. Scott, Reader and Imper- sonator, the Quartette gave the following concerts: Wahoo, April 2 Wisner, " 3 (Lecture Course) Battlecreek, " 4 Valentine, " 5 (Lecture Course) Atkinson, " 6 (Lecture Course) Atkinson, " 7 (Easter Sacred Concert) Inman, " 8 (Lecture Course) Weeping Water, " 17 Grafton, May 23 The season ' s work was crowned with success in all respects. They may be booked for a series of Lecture Course dates next year. HARK! THE TRUMPET CALLETH Buck Glee Club DE SANDMAN _ Protheroo Glee Club CORNET SOLO Selected Mr. Greenslit " THE BOTTLEIERS " Messrs. Hunter, Fulmer, Newkirk, Tuttle THE DRUM Gibson Glee Club READING Selected Mr. Scott THE LONG DAY CLOSES Sullivan Glee Club BREAK, BREAK, BREAK! Wiske Glee Club WHISTLING SOLO Selected Mr. Tuttle MUSIC Berlin " Signer Vincintello ' s Band " CROSSING THE BAR Harker Messrs. Rumelhart, Johnson, Greenslit, Tuttle KITTY MAGEE Parker Glee Club READING Selected Mr. Scott MELODY OF SOUTHERN SONGS Glee Club COLLEGE SONGS— " Dear Old College Home " Van Riper " Yellow and the Brown " Hinson, ' 96 Whistler— Chas. Tuttle. Cornetist— R. A. Greenslit. ' " Bottleiers " — Messrs. Hunter, Fulmer, Newkirk, Tuttle. Signer Vincintello ' s Band. (Juartette — Messrs. Rumelhart, Johnson, Greenslit, Tuttle. V. E. Garten Earl Scott E. I. Fulmer A. V. Hunter Lee Erb Ed. Johnson Guy Rumelhart G. E. Dickens Joe Foreman Claude Dally Robt. Sandall Joseph Jloore M. B. Chittick R. A. Greenslit L. N. Mills M. A. Hull Walter Yanike Ross Newkirk Glen Haworth Chas. Tuttle Morris Green H. Stout Roy Hudson J. P. Miller dlttttnai ' ii flf (Lmmtts 1911-1912 North Loup, Neb. Burwell, Neb. Cozad, Neb. Gothenburg, Neb. Gering, Neb. Scottsbluff, Neb. Alliance, Neb. Rushville, Neb. Gordon, Neb. Stuart, Neb. Stanton, Neb. Waverly, Neb. Pawnee City, Neb. Wymore, Neb. Oakland, Neb. Omaha, Neb. Mound City, Mo. Alvo, Neb. University Place, Net Tecumseh, Neb. ■ - ■ ' ■ f Jxpresion Since 1888, when the Nebraska Wesleyan University was opened, elocution has been made an important feature in the school. Fortunate, indeed, has the De- partment been in having at its head, teachers who were capable and earnest; under their direction the school was bound to reach the prominence it now holds. Miss Amelia Parker, Mrs. Emma Ord Gregg and Miss Hattie I. Blood, each served as head of the Department during the first ten years. For the next decade Professoi A. E. Turner was principal. Under his able management and untiring efforts was built up one of the most prominent Schools of Expression in the Middle West. In all parts of Nebraska and in many other states may be found many successful readers, teachers, ministers and lawyers, who have graduated from this department. In September, 1910, Professor Eugene Knox became the head of the school. He is a graduate of the School of Oratory of Drake University. Previous to the time of his election to his present position he occupied, for six years, the chair of Public Speaking in the University of Puget Sound. He is a Reader and Imperson- ator of great popularity, having spent seven years on the platform, previous to taking up the profession of teaching, traveling from Indiana to California and from Mexico to Alaska. His wide experience before the public has especially qualified him as a teacher, and his platform work in Nebraska has done much toward in- creasing the attendance this year. The registration has almost doubled, necessitating two assistants for next year. Miss Beulah Champ, who has done such excellent work this year, will be retained. Miss Lois A. Beil, who has completed a year of post-graduate work in Emerson School of Oratory in addition to a three years ' course in that institution, has been secured as teacher of Shakespeare and Physical Culture. She is an excellent reader and will add much strength to the faculty. Thus plans have been laid to mak e next year the greatest in the history of the Department. EUGENE KNOX BEULAH CHAMP Head of the Department of Expression and Assistant in The School of Expression Oratory Doris Goodale Lulu Good Fred Aden Eda Nispel Humorist Impersonator Impersonator Monologue Maude Evans Marg-aret Kepner Mattie Gifford Grace Gilpin Oratory Heavy Dramatic Heavy Dramatic Dramatic President — Elva Lehr Vice-President — Helen Hunt Secretary and Treasurer — Carmen Fisher First Row — Whitaker, Larson, Wilson, Rummelhart, Raynor, Dickens. Second Row — Scott, Garten, Cozier, Douglas, Synder, Cummings. Third Row — Jilson, Garten, Hunt, Fisher, Lehr, Jewell, Hight, Stuart, Sramattr (Elub Spencer, Fisher, Aden, Nispel, Lobb, Rough, Spaulding, Blythe, Hight, Wilson, Goodale, Dickens Champ, Hunter, Jewell, Randall, Good " iCnifs. tiurp miBsrh. mill rroBH anil rrnaa again. " " Well Ijer tlje trutlj. 3arl!. " FRANK A. SCHUTZ President First Semester EARL SUTHERLAND President Second Semester PROFESSOR EVANS Director of School of Commerce Iowa State University; M. Att ' s Iowa City Commercial College 1902 Professor in Iowa City Commercial College 1902-4; Ne- braska Wesleyan 1904-12 MISS ALDERSON Instructor in Stenography Graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan School of Commerce 1905 Principal of Stenographic " Department Boulder Business College 1909-12; Nebraska Wesleyan 1912 .T. ADAM8 Eagle. It.VY BElOC ' MEIt University Place. •T. S. BRAINARD Lincoln. FRANCES DICE Hardy, Kan. ARWID EICriBERG University Place. W. C. FORDE University Place. P. B. CAMPBELL Osceola. LESLIE CHRISTIAN- SEN Plainview. L. J. DBNMAN Bethany. ROY GOMME Eddyville. LILLIE GUSTAFSON Ainsworth. JULIA HARTSOUGH University Place. H. G. HARING Reamsville, Kan. EIIAVIX IIKJLEY University Place. MYKTLE HAXBY Cedar Bluffs. ROY McCartney University Place. O. E. NUTZMAN Avoca. TILLIE OLSON University Place. HELEN HI ' NT Hood River. CLYDE MARICLE Boone. F. B. MEAD Oakland. MINNIE OLSON University Place. ED. OLSON University Place. W. C. PELESKY Haddam, Kan. Commercial Students not Shown in Picture — D. R. Bates, F. Armstrong ' , Ruth Bailey, C. R. Brown, Ralph Currier, Clarence Davis, C. E. Dixon, C. L. Dye, John Elliot, Walter Erickson, Donald Frazier, C. L. Gifford, Vere Gleason, Doyle Hart, P. Hartsough, I. F. Hayes, Mabel Kiser, C. M. Loomis, Mabel Lucas, Beth McDonald, Q. Matthews, Carl Menz, C. P. Parker, G. R. Patterson, J. W. Shike, Ellen C. Throup, G. W. Uhler, Victor Winebrenner, Floyd Wright, Grace Bee, Floyd Blakslee, C. L. Buckner, Robert Berns, Joe Crews, E. A. John- son, Florence Jones, R. B. McCandlass, J. S. Manchester, Charles Smith, E. S. Upright. GOLDIE WEBER Deadwood. CYEUS VANCE WILLIAMS Principal of the Academy B.Ed. Peru State Normal 1909; A.M. University of Nebraslva 1910 Sigma Xi Fraternity; Acacia Fraternity Member of American Academy for the Advancement of Science; Nebraska Academy of Science Ne- braska Wesleyan since 1 )10 Presidents of the Academy Man justifies his existence only in so far as he is able and willing- to assume his proper relation to the divinely ordered scheme of universal life. This thought gains the ready " yea " of average intelligence and is proven by the tale of the nations. As this is true of man, so is it true of man ' s thought. As every institution is but the crystalization or definite ex- pression of man ' s thought, then by all the laws of logic, if an institution would truly justify its existence it must rendei ' such service as will make for the betterment of mankind. Bearing this truth in mind we, as members of the Nebraska Wesleyan Academy, feel free to make the assertion that our de- partment has justified its existence. If we base our conclusion on past achievements, present condition and future possibilities. In order to establish the sanity of this claim we need but to glance hurriedly at the events as recorded for this past year, 1911-12. The Academy accepted the challenge open to all classes and departments of the University and were able to prove themselves peculiarly apt at the time-honored art of pushing the pig skin. In fact, so apt were they that none of their opponents were able to hand them defeat. That history repeats iteslf is proven by the result of the basket-ball tournament, which also was open to all classes and departments of the University. Perhaps our most worthy opponents were the Sophs, but even they were destined to know the sight of our twinkling color and figity heels. The final result was just one more championship pennant for the Academy. If you were to look over the lists you would find the Acad- emy represented in all the ' Varsity teams — foot-ball, base-ball, basket-ball and track. Realizing that a fully rounded man is more than a book worm or even a foot-ball hero, we have striven to develop the intellectual side of man. The success of this endeavor is evi- dent in the fact that we now have a strong squad of debaters and a literary society with a membership of about eighty en- thusiastic workers under the capable generalship of A. Ganzell, who was elected president for the second semester. Our portion of success is due to the fact that all officials and particularly our principal, have been capable and faithful. Their good service is greatly appreciated by the members of the Academy. As regards our relation to the great scheme of all life, let us say, that we find our glory and true dignity, not in the little achievements of today but in a realization of the fact that we, the vulgarly called " Preps, " of today are the Seniors of tomorrow. Our great ambition is that when it comes our time to don the caps and gown we may be as well fitted and worthy as are the members of the Senior Class of 1912. Daniel Warren Kline Agnes Beck Crago Clifford Lee Hotchkiss Winnifred Dealpha Moran Harry Elmer Vaughan Charles Vern Greenslit Rachel Carrie Bolton Ruth Johnson Roscoe Tate Sill Blanche Rose Phillips Frederick Amos Snocker Evangeline Clara Rob- inson Ruth Lucile Frazier Robert Franklin San- dall ©fftrrrs First Semester Warren Kline President Carrie Bolton Vice-President Evangeline Robinson Secretary Blanche Phillips Treasurer Second Semester Lucile Frazier President Charles Greenslit Vice-President Evangeline Robinson Secretary-Treasurer ' ■li ' ■ First Row — Roy William Hudson, Mrs. Bertha Buckner, Herbert G. Hotchkiss, Alta Lula Miller, J. Gordon Vauffhan, Ada Ann Neuman, J. Milton Tabor, Lillian Louisa Glock. y Second Row — Hazel Koontz, Merle Martha Stuart, Gayle Marie Beerup, Beatrice Myrtle Campbell, Eliza Rhode Balderson, Hazel Adams, Irwin Vogel. Third Row — Dewitt Talmage Spence, Grace Lanette Chapin, Vernon Van Norman, Chester Leroy Buckner, John Wesley Sorenson, John Loder, Elizabeth Rose, Eddie Emanuel Edding. Members not in Picture — Grace Labelle Toman, Elmer Frey, Allister Frazer Grant, Sam Raymond Jordan, Ivan ■: ' Lester Leech, Logan A. Pruitt, Leland E. Wertz, Eska Elmer Wilson, Vincent Peck. Upper Row — James Clyde Keegan, Clinton Plumb Parker, Arnold Walter Ganzel, Benjamin Hugh Smith, David Charles Sorensen. Lower Row — John Arthur Bennett, Mabel Emaline Lang, Fay lone Smith, Marjorie Leslie Clark, Grace Fay, Robert Asahel Jeffrey. Members not in Picture — Carrie Katharine Higgins, Hale Ruby, Bassett Brainard, Alma Elizabeth, Elliott, Richard Gordon, Haggerty, Bethel Mary, Hoisington Elnora, Debardeleben Jamie, Osgard, Irwin Nellie Marie Peterson, Gugsie Virginia Sappenfield, Mary Elizabeth, Whitcher, Claude Leroy Williams, Harry Luther, Timmons Ivan Charles. iPtrat Ara mg First Row— Guy R. Yost, Ira O. Church, Caroline Stutheit, Ern S. Upright. Second Row — L. Gladys Kennedy, Dorothy B, Trowbridge, Edna B. Westervelt, Belle Fay, Carlotta A. Hunt. Third Row — Grace B. Whitmore, Dore Whitmore, Clara M. McVicker, Jennie M. Vaughan, Nellie M. Bowles, Floyd M. Parker, Jennie V. Lind, J. Ellen Snocker. I Slip f trture " There ' s a pool in the ancient forest, " The painter-poet said, " That is violet-blue and emerald From the face of the sky o ' erhead. " So, far in the ancient forest. To the heart of the wood went I, But found no pool of emerald, No violet-blue for sky. " There ' s a pool in the ancient forest, " Said the painter-poet still, " That is violet-blue and emerald Near the breast of a rose-green hill. " And the heart of the ancient forest The painter-poet drew. And painted a pool of emerald That thrilled me through and through. Then back to the ancient forest I went with a strange, wild thrill. And I found the pool of emerald, Near the breast of the rose-green hill. — Frederick O. Sysvester. HENRY HOWARD BAGG Director of the School of Art A teacher of Art for thirty-five years in private studio work and in connection with schools; Nebraska Wesleyan since 1906. Art g tui nt0 Honore Ausumb rjQyLiie iviinor ivirs j, J. ijurcnaiQ GrscG IVIoiris Mrs. Ernest Bair Elsie Moser Rex Barr HiLiiei iviciviiiien r niiiip Larreii Nellie McCord Mrs. Movie Casner Susa Meyer Mrs. Frank Carrick Mae Overman Mrs. J. Li. JJoan Lulu Parker Jennie Dewhirst Marselleine Reeves Ered Dow IVTvc P AT T?r»l-iin onri iviis. ivi, i ouinson Mary Doyle Miss Wilda Rice Arthur Dewitt Stella Reed Mrs. Viola Cowers Carol Simpson lone Eoster Iva Swenk Grace Harris Edna Thomas Bessie Hays Mrs. M. M. Voigt Mrs. R. C. Hunter Bessie Van Buskirk Ruth Jackson Ethel Walker Alta Jackson Mrs. John Wright Ethel Jackson Mary Wright Mary Keim Mrs. D. W. Wilt Flora Mickey Zella Wunderlick Adaline Mickey Ada Wood Mrs. Lura Laymen MRS. NELLIE WILLS SHUGART Teacher of Ceramics, Arts and Crafts S. B. Doane College, raduate work University of Nebraska; Pupil of Campana Stewart, Ingerson and Dorothea Warren; Chairman State Art Cominittee. uTIjp (Jlljtna Patnltnrt Siuun WELDON F. CROSSLAND Winner of Local and State Oratorical Contests Great was the joy in the lair of the Coyotes, when it was announced that for the sixth time in the history of Wesleyan, her representative had won the much coveted first place in the annual State Oratorical contest. The contest was held this year at Grand Island. Not only has Wesleyan g-rown greater in brawn as is evidenced by her athletic prowess, but she has grown also in the lines of Oratory and Debate. Great interest has been aroused and from present indications, many will enter the local contest next year. On December 19 five contestants, aspiring to Oratorical honors, entered the local con- test. The winning orations were " Tolstoi " by W. F. Crossland and " Louis Pasteur " by Ellis Fulmer. To Mr. Crossland were awarded the first honors and Mr. Fulmer won second place. The results showed that many laborious hours had been spent in preparation for this annual event. The honor of winning is a goal worth working toward. By entering this contest one develops his ability for public speaking, and even though he may not attain the first place it is not time wasted and is worth all of the eff ort. In preparing his oration, Mr. Crossland ' s motto was " Work, work, work. " Not only does it take work but it also requires technical preparation and oratorical ability coupled with a great amount of polishing to prepare a winning oration. Those who have participated have surely been well repaid for all of their efforts. Wesleyan should congratulate herself upon the fact that she has such men, men who are willing- to sacrifice and to toil in order that they may bring honor to their Alma Mater. iEntrrf at % Sutrr-atatp (iratorital (HonUst, Niirtljftrl . JHtmtranta. Ma 17. 1912 Among the bleak Siberian hills nestles a humble cottage. Near by, mutely gazing toward the West, a tired Russian mojuk wearily leans on his heavy hoe. His rough cap and coarse cloak tell the sad story of abject poverty, while the barren steppes, desolate and cheerless, proffer him their silent sympathy. The solitude seems to have filled him with an utter loneliness, as he stands like a sad helmsman of the Vikings. But as he turns, there i.s revealed a different being — one that speaks of days when culture and refinement fashioned his features and moulded his face. His massive brow and firm lips evidence a mighty intellect and an indomitable will, while his eyes, searching yet tender, are full of widest sym- pathy. Who is this solitary recluse ? Has he been exiled as an object of imperial displeasure ? What achievement has lifted him from the oblivion that buries Russia ' s millions? A generation ago, the royal Russian court was astonished when a nobleman of highest rank renounced the capital with all its luxury that he might live and labor among the peasants. Through his enviable abilities, his success in the Crimean war and on diplomatic missions, he had won the confidence and high favor of the Czar. Social position, literary distinction, political preeminence, all bespoke a most brilliant career. But the emptiness of his selfish life dissatisfied him, and he asked, " What am I here for? What is the meaning of my existence? " As he vainly gioped for light in this midnight of discontent and despair, the dawn of a new hope was break- ing, and he found peace with the weary and heavy lade n, in service for others. This Saul of Tarsus, the unsympathetic aristocrat, became a Paul the Apostle, the humble debtor to the down-trodden. His vision was cleared, and as he beheld wretched Russia, laboring under a weight of woe that she could scarce sustain, his sensitive being was moved to anger and pity. How grossly had she been robbed of her every possibility! He saw her laboring for three centuries longer than the rest of Europe under the terrible scourge of the barbarian. He saw her growth dwarfed and her life blighted by oriental civilization and religion, and when at last the light of Christianity did come, it was obscured by the Byzantine clouds of ritualism and superstition, and almost extinguished by the pernicious union with the state. He saw the masses awakening to the spirit of revolution that convulsed Europe at the beginning of the nineteenth century, resisting the un- bearable oppression, and sinking back again into a lethargy of submission beneath the ever increasing tyranny of the government. And how heavily rested the yoke of serfdom on the weary necks of his dejected countrymen! How dense was the ignorance, how miserable the poverty, how awful the wretchedness that engulfed the Slav! His life was an endless struggle to meet the tax-collector; his very soul was being coined into rubles. And oh, he pity of it! Even the sacred church had grown wealthy and corrupt, and looked with in- difference on the afflictions of her subjects, while the Most Holy Synod was but the tool of avarice. Enshrouded in image- worship and futile doctrines, she was giving the stone of ignor- ance for the bread of education, and for the true meat of the spirit, the serpent of superstition. Over all stood the Czar, the only free man in Russia, omnipotent as a Nero. His word was law, and to question it, treason. His officials were veritable despots and his courts were strangers to justice. Supported by the autocracy and the army, he closed the university and ex- iled students and instructors; he imposed exorbitant taxes and even confiscated property; he hanged or banished all who thought of freedom, and terrorized opposition into silence. All Russia, the corrupt state and the servile, fawning church, bowed to his imperial will. But there was one who saw the intense patriotism of the Slav changing to anarchy, who saw a pas- sionate love for the church becoming atheistic, but who saw, beneath the hopelessness of it all, the ifinite possibilities of Russia; and his wronged country called him to service. And how he responded! To enthrone justice where injustice had reifined; to right the unspeakable wi-ongs against his country- men; to free Russia from religious and political slavery; — such was the ideal of Tolstoi, the Moses of Russian Liberty! Into this new world, chained in ignorance and groveling in superstition, he comes to serve and love and help. See the joy that beams from the faces of his many serfs as he gives them liberty! See his patience and kindness as he labors among them, comforting, loving, encouraging! See their dumb appreciation and gratitude as he feeds the thou- sands duiing the recent famine! The whole world praised him, while the court sneered. But Tolstoi, who had drunk deeply from Fame ' s insatiating cup, had found the truest kindness in the fullest service. Meanwhile another Czar arose in the Kremlin who knew not Tolstoi and reform, and Russia groaned under the oppres- sion. The crushing taxes were increased and martial law was pi ' oclaimed. Banishment and executions became most fre- quent, and Russia seemed paralyzed by the Reign of Terror. But she was suddenly aroused from her apathy. Someone had fiercely denounced the imperial government, and had charged the higher officials and even the Czar, with the guilt of crimes most heinous. Like Demosthenes, he stood out alone, undaunted in the face of the most absolute government in the world, and hurled philippics that caused the very throne of the despot to totter. " Why did you so merciously hang those innocent peasants near Moscow? Bethink yourselves, you murderers, I cannot keep silent. " That anyone had de- fied the Czar and lived, was beyond belief. But it was Tolstoi, the friend of the people, who had voiced such sentiments, and the Iron Hand with all its power, dared not strike. The friends of freedom took heart, and liberty, almost extinct, received a mighty impetus, for the spell of the ages had been broken. At once Tolstoi became the idol of all Russia, for in him the demagogue saw his Utopia, the Nihilist his chaos, the oppressed his deliverance. With a word he could have placed himself at the head of the whole Russian peasantry, and like a Marat, could have brought on the horrors of a French Revo- lution. But witness his supreme statesmanship: " Fellow Russians, what we secure through violence will not endure. Let us forget our prejudices, and show ourselves worthy of the blessings of liberty, and then we shall receive them. " He was no demagogue, but a statesman; no petty politician, but a true patriot. Nor would he silently condone the acts of violence which were directed against the government. Con- demning alike the aristocrat and the anarchist, the royalist and the radical, he has proved himself to be the true apostle of conservatism and rationality. The greatest menace to Russian liberty is individualism. " We are fighting, " the rad- icals say, " in a most worthy cause. We must free Russia with our blood. " But, guided by the progressive conservatism of the Great Russian, they are abandoning their visionary theor- ies, and will lead Russia through a silent revolution to a government whose Reign of Peace will gladden many millions. But the radicals of his time had not this wideness of vision, and Tolstoi incurred their disfavor. The Revolution- ists, once his friends, deserted him, and he was left alone. This was the time for which the Czar had long been waiting. Knowing well the intensely religious character of his subjects, he drew the docile church into the controversy. Tolstoi was excommunicated; the Sacrament, the mass, and even the rites of sacred burial were denied him. Could he withstand this subtle power which had ever before proved irresistable in crushing opposition ? See him as he makes his masterful de- fense! How like Luther as he utters his scathing denuncia- tion! The insincerity, the spiritual barrenness, the open im- morality are disclosed, and the fall of the religious hierarchy is imminent. It was the people ' s love, more loyal to Tolstoi than the church, that saved him, and again the Czar had failed. How wonderful was the transformation in the lives of the churchmen! How great was the blessing when the veil of superstition was lifted! How grand was the sei-vice in giving Russia a purer religion! The national conscience is gradually being liberated; the religious shackles, forged by a corrupt clergy, are fast falling away, and Russia is moving out to a living Christianity. Through his teachings, his labors, his life, he has uprooted the weeds of despotism and ignorance; he has broken up the fertile soil of individualism; he has sown the rich seed of liberty whose golden harvest of freedom will some day make his people free and happy. The great Russian heart can but vaguely realize and mutely appreciate his strug- gles, but even now it loves him as a worshipped reformer, an immortal saint. Years have passed since the unhappy clash with the church, and we see Tolstoi, a white-haired old man in the even- ing of life, watching from his last sick-bed the dying Russian sunset. How pleasant, as he sees them now, are the pictures which he has hung in the Hall of Memory! What joy thrills him as he sees in the future a happy Russia! What peace and serenity smooth away the wrinkles of pain as he awaits the coming of Night. But the silence is broken. Prelates from the church have just craved an interview and are admitted. See them as they fawningly gather around the wasted foim and artfully wish him restored health. Hear their shameless message: " Count Tolstoi, the Most Holy Synod grants you absolution from all past sins against the sacred church; it re- vokes the bull of excommunication; it grants you again the Sacrament, the mass and sacred burial, if you will but repu- diate what you have said against the church. " The smoulder- ing fire of his tired eyes blazes forth. A flush of anger, then a frown of scorn mantles his brow. In words before whose awful truth they shrink back self-condemned, he cries, " Before God, I cannot, I will not retract. " And the worldly churchmen, repulsed, shamefully slink away. Few lives of all time have hsen so altruistic in service, so exalted in aspirations, so loyal to conviction, as that of I " " " The Nobleman of the Plow, " — one who lived that others might live more happily, and labored that others might enjoy the fruits of his labors. The abolition of serfdom, justice in the courts, religious liberty, and the Duma, that forerunner of popular government, all bespe ak a new Russia that will rise above the dark scenes of transition and unrest, — a Russia that is an America in her wealth of liberty, — a Russia where prosperity and enlightenment make glad the lives of all, of the peasant as he peacefully follows his plow, cf the artisan as he eagerly pursues his trade. The inidividual citizen, free in action and sovereign in power, happily governs, attaining to his highest self-development and transforming his beloved country into the first nation of Europe. A pure church, loved and revei-ed, is the instrument of true morality, while religious liberty and political freedom, God ' s greatest gifts to man, are the heritage of every Slav. There will be a monument to Tolstoi, a memorial more eloquent than mute marble, more expressive than silent stone, a free and happy Russian people! The Prohibition Oratorical Association of the Nebraska Wesleyan University is an organization which exists for the carrying on of two things: the study of the liquor traffic relative to abolishing it; and the development of the college orator. How well it has succeeded in the former respect can never be definitely known; but in regard to the educational influence upon the college man and woman its results are more marked. Through the agency of this association in Wesleyan, perhaps more persons have been trained in public speaking and private thinking than through any other organization. This is owing largely to the fact that the association has always been ex- tremely strong. Its local contests are often on a par with the inter-collegiate prohibition contests. During the eighteen years of its existence it has won no less than six of the state contests, or one out of every three; and in addition to this, it has won a number of second places. In the last inter-collegiate contest the association was represented by Simon E. Cozad. Mr. Cozad, who had served his apprenticeship in the local contests of 1910 and 1911, entered the contest of 1912 with an oration which he called " The Sixteenth Amendment. " By his freshness of thought, his clear-cut presentation, his polished and powerful delivery he won the contest from contestants who were especially strong. Later at the State Contest, which was hel dat Central City, Mr. Cozad won first easily, thereby earning the honor of representing Nebraska in the Inter- Collegiate Prohibition Contest at Red Wing, Minnesota, which contest will take place in the latter part of May. This contest took place May 10 and added one more tri- umph for the orator and for Wesleyan. This victory was a signal one, it being the first such victory in the history of our school and the second in the history of our state. One of the most gratifying things in connection with it is that Mr. Cozad had a clear lead of twelve points over all the contestants. With such encouragement as this we dare be very hopeful as to the outcome of the next contest to be held at Atlantic City, New Jersey. This National contest occurs in July during the National Prohibition Party Convention. l mtt (iratnrtral CLARENCE DAVIS Winner of the Local Contest. ©fitrrra W. B. Spaulding, President Clarence Davis, Vice-Presidenl R. B. Carey, Secretary-Treasurer ISiatory The local association was organized during the latter part of the first semester, 1911-1912. About ten young men indicated a desire to participate in an oratorical contest on the general subject of international peace, to be held in the early spring. Owing to the necessity of choosing an orator to represent Wesleyan at the State contest, April 1 was set as the date of the local contest, making it impossible for several to enter because of the shortness of time for preparation; no financial aid could be secured from the student ticket fund and the association had to meet difficulties along that line. These were some of the troubles of the pioneers that will not bother the association hereafter. Purpnar To promote the development of the sentiment for World Peace and to bring about the arbitration of all international difficulties, incidentally to train forceful and polished orators for efficient social service. Eift (Contrat The local contest was held in the auditorium April 1. Mr. Geo. Cracker, Supt. Stevens and ex-Mayor Don Love acted as judges and Professor. Churchill presided. The four orations delivered were of high class and received the hearty commendation of the judges. The contest was exceedingly close, th ere being only a few points difference in the final ranking. Mr. Clarence Davis won first place and Mr. W. B. Spaulding second. The speakers appeared in the following order: Stanley Blythe, " The Source of Peace. " Arthur DeBardeleben, " America ' s Mission. " ' " Walter B. Spaulding, " Militarism and World Peace. " Clarence Davis, " The Anglo-Saxon Obligation. " The Nebraska Inter-collegiate Contest was held at Omaha, April 12, con- testants competing for a first prize of $75.00 and a second prize of $50.00. Wesleyan ' s representative was awarded fourth place. Another year of debate has been recorded and though we are not the winners as far as decisions go, yet no one will question but that Wesleyan was represented by two of the strongest teams in the history of the institution. The system used in the selection of ' varsity men is especially to be com- mended. Each of the classes in the College of Liberal Arts held their preliminary and the sixteen thus selected were elig- ible to try for ' varsity. Also there was a number of class debates in which the question was thoroughly investigated and these became great experience for the different debaters. Through this complete system of preliminaries the real merits of the contestants were shown. The enthusiasm shown in these class forensic contests was very fine. In the first debate of the season the Seniors defeated the Juniors and in the second con- flict the Sophomores won from the Freshmen. In the final debate the Sophomores were victorious over the Seniors for the championship of the university. This year there were four debates, the first series with Washburn and the University of Omaha, and the second, triangular, with Dakota-Desleyan and Morn- ingside. In all except the contest with Omaha Uni- versity we were losers, still we are looking forward to next year with great expectations. We shall go into the coming battles all the more determined to get the judges ' as well as the popular decision. Professors Wells and Churchill are to be thanked for the good help, criticism and time which they gave to the team. Wesleyan is to be congratulated on having such competent men who have charge of debating. For the coming year arrangements are under way for a tri-angular debate with Baker and Washburn Universities. These schools have very high reputations in the Missouri Valley in debate, yet there is no doubt but Wesleyan will hold her own. (Elaaa ©pama Leech Tabor J. W. Sorensen The affirmative team that lost to the Fremont High School at Fremont on the " closed shop " ques- tion. D. C. Sorensen Jeffrey . Ganzel The negative team that lost by a two- to-one decision of the judges to the Uni. Place High School in the High School Assembly loom. Jrankltn ICtt rarg S ' nrtrtg First Fow — Robinson Yost, Roscoe Fate Sill, Benjamin Hugh Smith, Clinton Plumb Parker, Eddie Emmanual Edling-, Vernon Van Norman, Lloyd Marion Parker, John Wesley Sorensen, Roy William Hudson, Charles Hotehkiss. Second Row — Earnest Savill Upright, Beatrice Myrtle Campbell, Miss Hopper (critic), Jennie Myrtle Vaughan, Miss Cowan (critic). Belle Faye, Merle Martha Stuart, Hubert George Hotehkiss, Irvin Henry Vogel. Third Row — Dorr Whitmore, Julia Ellen Snocker, Marjorie Leslie Clark, Grace Bell Whitmore, Caroline Stut- heit, Jennie Myrtle Lind, Edna Blanche Westervelt, Clara Mae McVicker, Gladys Lida Kennedy, Hazel Adams, Dewitt Talmage Spence. Fourth Row — Robert Asahel Jeffrey, Mabel Emaline Lang, John Milton Tabor, Faye lone Smith, Arnold Walter Ganzel, Alta Lula Miller, David Charles Sorensen, Grace Faye, John Arthur Bennett, Elizabeth Rose, James Clyde Keegan. In a school like the Nebraska Wesleyan there need never be any fear that the best interests of the institution will suffer lack of promotion for any great length of time. The type of students who are found here are insurance against that, for in such a body are always found those who will arise to the situation and lead their loyal fellow-students to the accomplish- ment of worthy enterprises. Yet it is obviously not bsst that the institution should depend entirely for the support of its great enterprises upon the chance efforts of a leader here and there. There is too much of the spasmodic in that. What is needed within a student body even of the Wesleyan type is organization. It is to meet this need that the organization known as the Booster ' s Club has been formed at Wesleyan. In it are gath- ered a few of the men and women from each class and depart- ment who have shown themselves of the Booster stripe and who will devote their efforts to the steady, consistent support of every phase of college activity. The club has now been in existence for three years and has fully demonstrated its utility. Its plan of procedure, how- ever, is to work unostentatiously to start action upon ideas and leave to the already existing forms of machinery — class or- ganization, etc. — the development of the work. By reason of this ihe real work of the club is not always known to the student body nor is it necessary that this should be, so long as the desired ends are accomplished. And while it is probable that the desired ends have not always been ac- complished and that the club has failed to get behind some of the movements that it should, it is safe to say that there are few great movements in the past three years but what have been directly traceable to this great organization which has continued to live while other clubs have died and which will continue to live while new organizations of various types shall appear and pass away. Alitmni ABBnriattnn ©ffurra fnr 19U-1912 President Gerald E. Currier, ' 08 First Vice-President EfRe Detrick, ' 06 Second Vice-President Thomas A. Butcher, ' 00 Secretary-Treasurer Blanche Alabaster, ' 95 Historian Harry A. Taylor, ' 05 About 1500 graduates have gone out from the various departments of the university, of whom 505 are alumni of the College of Liberal Arts. The following statement will give an idea of the number of those who, since graduating, are now engaged in some professional work, and also the number of those who have won additional scholastic honors: Ministers, 60; missionaries, 3; Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. officers, 4; librarians, 6; doctors, 9; lawyers, 12; professors and heads of institutions of higher learning, 17; county super- intendents,4; city superintendents, 29; principals of high schools, 17; teachers in public schools, 87. The number of advanced degrees taken is as follows: Ph.D., 10; A.M., 38; B. D. and S. T. B., 22; M. D., 9; and LL. B., 9. Those who are now attending graduate schools number 17; theological schools, 8; medical schools, 4; and law schools, 2. In addition to these, many of the alumni are filling honor- able and useful positions in life in banking, farming, journal- ism, salesmanship, and the like. The high standard of scholarship maintained at the uni- versity has won recognition at such universities as Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Chicago, and our graduates are accepted without question for graduate study at these and other great universities both in the United States and Canada. 1912 ELLIS FULMER Magnus Sulibun FAYE THOMPSON Sulibun Prof. H. B. Latimer Wayne J. Atwell Glenn G. Dickens Earl M. Lobb Marian Shrode Wilmer Lewis Faye Thompson Ellis Fulmer Marguerite Forbs Frank Shertz Loren Mills Loretta Slater Ivan Torpin (Haliiurt. 19U-1912 General Secretary — Clara Coulter President — Marie Hardy Vice-President — Mildred Claflin Secretary — Emily Rough Treasurer — Vera Griswold Bible Study— Ruth Thatcher Mission Study — Anna Lane Devotional — Marian Shrode Music — Josephine Starrett Social — Elizabeth Warrick Intercollegiate — Bernice Buck Employment — Amelia Wood Room — Irene Roup The Young Woman ' s Christian Association is the one or- ganization in the university in which every girl meets on an equal footing with every other girl. It is the one organization whose purpose is to give the college girl an all-round develop- ment and an opportunity for effective service to her Master. Hence, every Wesleyan young woman who is striving for the broadest and best education is proud to be known as one of the 253 Y. W. C. A. girls in our university. Along with a ■ " greater Wesleyan " has come a greater Association. Under the enthusiastic leadership of Miss Clara Coulter, as General Sec- retary, advances have been made in every line of work, and the Association has been a strong factor in raising the standards of student life. Eleven Bible study and seven Mission study groups, under student leaders, have given broader visions of life to two hundred girls. The devotional meetings, held each Thursday afternoon, have quickened the spiritual life of all who attended them. Special features have been the Christian vesper service, the Passion Week meetings, and an exchange meeting with the Doane Association. Nor has the social side of the college girl ' s life b2en neglected. For many a girl the whole year has been brightened by the kindness shown her during registration week; by the jolly bunch of girls who called on her that first evening; by the fall reception, the Hallowe ' en frolic, the Tranksgiving Day " kid party, " or the " gym feed. " Sick girls and " shut-ins " have been cheered by flowers and visits from Association girls. The Association rest-room and telephone have been in almost constant use. The employment chairman has performed a practical and beautiful service in finding employment for girls who must make their own way through school. The Association has enjoyed the unfailing support of the Advisory Board and of the University faculty. The Advisory Board, with Mr. Milton Burns as chairman, has been of great help in a financial way. The efficient leadership. Christian womanhood, and consecrated service of Miss Coulter have been invaluable in carrying on the work. But thegreat good ac- complished has been made possible only by the faithful, earnest work of the Cabinet girls, and, most of all, by the loyal co- operation of each individual member of the Association. And through it all the motive power has been the " Spirit of the Lord of Hosts. " f xtmtg MmB OIl|riHttan Aaanrtatinn President, Fred E. Aden Vice-President, W. B. Spaulding Finance Chairman, Logan Pruitt Recording Secretary, Wm. Muntz QInmmtttrfm?u SRCItETAltY SIMONDS Mission Study — Grant Sill. Religious Meetings — Arthur Greenslit. Music — Guy Stebbins, Joseph Moore. Bible Study — George Randall and Levi Griesel. Mission Finances — Homer Spencer. Lecture Course— H. B. Muffly, R. N. Orrill, Arthur Gill. Welfare — Wilmer Lewis, Russell Davis, Russel Vifquain. Social — Guy Chamberlain, John W. Miller. Deputation — Raymond Carey, Leo Lewis. I ' RESIDENT . DEN Publications — John H. Miller. Publicity — Ivan Torpin. Pianist — Boyd Raynor. Headquarters — E. E. Edling, E. M. Spaulding. Boys ' Work— W. B. Spaulding, O. H. Bimson, R. C. Hart- sough. Employment — J. G. Vaughan. Membership — Ralph Currier. The Association was supported almost unanimously by the men of the University this year. Two hundred forty were enroller in our membership. We regret, however, that some men have not seen fit to identify themselves with this one demo- cratic organization intended for the upbuilding of every man. The Association meetings have been well attended, 99 hav- ing baen the average attendance for the year. One hundred University men have been connected with Bible study during the winter. Fifty men were enrolled in Mission Study work. The Association raised .$150 of the $200 pledged to Bishop Hartzell for Africa, and have secured $50 for the Foreign Work Department. Five Gospel teams have been out over the state during the year and report fifty conversions among the men and boys of the towns where they have been privileged to work. The lecture course was a great success as usual. A more expensive and very attractive course costing $840 has been secured for next year. The University men have co-operated with the Association of the high school and we trust that we may be able to work with them more another year. ASSOCIATION MEMBERS Hartsoug-h Rough Jeffries Wood Beck Wischmeier Dewhirst Ruyle Stutheit R. Sill Giles Hull Spencer G. Sill Clock Aden The Student Volunteer Band is an organization affiliated with t ' le Y. V . C. A. and Y. M. C. A. whose members purpose to become foieign missionaries. To become a Studen t Volunteer means more than an expression of mere willingness or desire to become a foreign missionary. It is a statement of definite purpose formed under the direction of God that the student fully purposes to spend his life as a foreign missionary. The motto of the Student Volunteer Movement is the " Evangelization of the World in this Generation. " This means to give to all men an adequate opportunity to know Jesus Christ as their Savior. To make the knowledge of the gospel accessible to all men is a challenge to strong young women and men who wish to invest their lives where their power will be highly multiplied. Former Volunteers who have sailed this year are Ethel Whiting of Beatrice who is now teaching in India, and Dr. Emma Robbins of Hastings who is doing medical work in China. During Bishop Hartzell ' s visit to Wesleyan this year the Student Volunteers made themselves responsible for the sup- port of a native preacher and his wife in Algeria at $200.00 a year. Sidi Muhammad el-Beddai is a converted Moslem and his work is with the Moslems and Jews of Tunis. Wilson, Hunter, Chenowith, String-fellow, Barr, Keegan, Cole, Miller, Beck, Cozad, Randall, C. C. Wischmeier, A. C. Wischmeier, Phillips, Wilson, Snocker, Fawell, Spaulding, Hollister, Gomon, Mitchell, Wagner, Ruyle, Story. Ruth Maris Aileen Eberman Irmel Oiiis Esther Priest Elva Thuresson ?istahlial?p (©rtnber IBSS (fiulura— Pink and Blue Iffloiuer — Pink Rose 3ln Jffantltatp Abbie C. Burns Patrnitraa Mrs. Ruth Pratt Keener Hn rgra ltatrs 1912 Ethel Ochiltree 1913 Josephine Starrett Sara Kirtland Myrtha Anderson Anna Thuresson 1914 1591 Zola Ochiltree Anne Paton Nettie La Grange Enda Main Irene Roup Ruth Martin Alma Dorste Lotta Snider Elva Lehr Grace Smith Pearl Andersen Smith Bess Gearhart Morrison (EmtBrroatnrji Grace Foreman lEUinttimt Art Dora Carrell 31 n Madge Boyce Naomi Gray Georgia Craft Margaret Kepner Ethel Simonds Durham Stella Wheeler Kline Fern Atkins Simonds Mae Priest ' f ft fs tf Pi if i Vera Ellen Griswold Anna Marie Hardy OlnUni? of Utb ral Arts rntnr Myrtle Blanche Grubb Mary Faye Thompson George Kuth Schreckengast Ruth Balch Ethel La Claire Delzell Mildred Perkins Claflin Winne E lizabeth Delzell ilunior hi thnmnrr Vera Clare Cozier Ida May Craw Joy Geneva Mills Edna Blanche Stringfellow Helen Eva Gruver Leora Frances Smith Susan Maria Brodball Enod Comtesse Scoville Alta Margaret Stewart Hazel Catterson Eva Edith Embree Marguerite May Forbes iFrpslpiiau Tilda Dee Anderson Esther Grantham Ruth Hazel Cozier Naomi Ozella Pendarvis (fimismmtmii nf iHitair Tapka Emily Aden Eula Dell Marshall Ara my Nell Marie Irwin llnrmal Careta Clark Schreckengast Evangeline Robinson Mrs. A. B. Alabaster jFUnurr Crimson and White The Marguerite Wmth (Stria dolorB: — Pink and Green. 3?louipr:— La France Rose. First Semester Second Semester Elizabeth Warricl President.. Bernice Buck Ethel Anawalt Vice-President Eva Bolton Dorothy Kauffman Secretary Patricia Armstrong Bernice Buck Treasurer Verna Stebbins Ethel Anawalt Mildred Beck Eva Bolton Bernice Buck Ruth Files Madge French Eunice Johnson Gertrude Joy Ruth Scott Loretta Slater Gladys Steinmeyer Ruth Warrick Verna Stebbins Jo Ray Eloine Crosthwaite Elizabeth Warrick Marie Johnson Patricia Armstrong Grace Bumstead Grace Bee Florence Axtell Amy Hooker ICtrltt. Hpitr ICtrl?t Then hei ' e ' s to the days that have been, And here ' s to the days that are, And here ' s to the days of the Future, As we follow our guiding star. Not worlds to conquer, but light, more light, A torch along life ' s way. Brightness to show us the path of right, That leads to perfect day. Here ' s to Learning ' s lamp so precious That our Wesleyan holds in her hands, And step by step she guides us To the top where Wisdom stands. And from that light must ours shine too, Tho its rays are faint and small, We catch the gleams and reflect them true, Not one by one, but all. One star in the sky would make faint gleam. But many the milky way. One rivilet, tho a tiny stream. May reflect the sun ' s warm ray. Each one alone may shine but dim Just a star in the brighter day But joined in heart, we ' ll look to Him Who points out the Perfect Way. — H. F. B. 9 1 1 s r-. 1 1 ' Ellen Troop Pansy Smith Fay Brooks Eula Black Beulah Ward M abel Butler Ellen Umberger Doris Goodale Emily Rough Eda Nispel Mattie Gifford Hazel Smith Ruth Butler Miss Effie Haskins Lura Bittner Amelia Wood Edna Thomas Lillian Glock Renna Haynes Grace Lenfest Mattie Merrick ' Abbott Theressa Hight Hazel Bailey Mary Wright Macy Spracher Alice Hayden Anna Lane Jennie Dewhirst Ada Wood First Semester L. N. Mills 1,. W. Stringfellow. B. M. Raynor W. B. Spaulding ' Stir up the gift that is within you " ©fftrrra . President -Vice-President.. .Secretary Ellis I. Fulmer A. V. Hunter E. L. Hunter Loren N. Mills L. W. String-fellow Fred Aden Oliver H. Bimson Harold R. Cozier Dwight P. Griswold Glenn R. Haworth Treasurer. Fred E. Aden Charles Cole Weldon Crossland Merritt A. Hull Walter B. Spaulding Roy A. Wilson S ' o ilinmnrra Allan L. Keester George R. Knight Wilmer O. Lewis Earl M. Lobb J. Hyer Miller Second Semester A. V. Hunter E. I. Fulmer O. H. Bimson G. R. Knight iPrraljmrn Martin Chittick Earl L. Hill D. Fay Hosman Lawrence McCormack Harold Stout William J. Muntz Logan A. Pruitt Boyd M. Raynor J. Carrol Reynolds Charles C. Tuttle Araftruty Roy Hudson i ortal iMrmbrrH Harry M. Miller Clifford E. Butler (Enlnra Crimson and White lEumtt tBtabltsljrb 1389 First Term President R. E. Swan Vice-President ....R. A. Greenslit.. Secretary J. H. Mickey Treasurer C. A. Davis Second Term -L. R. Newkirk. .1. Torpin .G. E. Dickens... .C. A. Davis Third Term .E. L. Stancliff R. A. Greenslit .W. C. Yanike .0. F. Laverty J. Bradley Buck B. Guy Chamberlin William Chamberlin Harold F. Chenoweth Robert E. Chittick Victor Y. Coulter Ralph D. Currier Russell A. Davis, Glenn E. Dickens Albert A. Garey R. Arthur Greenslit Edward A. Johnson Clifford M. Kidd Cecil F. Laverty James H. Mickey L. Ross Newkirk Robert M. Orrill Robert F. Sandall Evert L. Stancliff Guy L. Stebbins Ralph E. Swan Ivan Torpin Frank H. Watson ' Walter C. Yanike m W m m. % imbrttr S nrtrtg ©fftrrrH First Term Second Term Third Term President LeRoy Burgess H. A. Jacobson H. A. Jacobson Vice-President ... J. Artliur DeBardeleben Wm. A. Dewhirst C. C. Wischmeier Secretary H. A. Jacobson ...Herbert Hiett Homer Spencer Treasurer F. A. Snooker J. T. Vaughan Ralph C. Hartsough iHuttu: " Plus ultra ' (Enlnrs: Purple and gold J. Arthur DeBardeleben R. B. Carey R. R. Miller R. R. Leech Robert Fawell H. A. Jacobson Delmer Price Levi Griesel Wm. A. Dewhirst Dwight Elliott W. Ernest Goodell L. Leight Hanthorne C. C. Wischmeier H. E. Vaughan Joseph W. Moore Leo Graston Lewis S. E. Cozad Frank Nay L. B. Story Wm. C. Fawell Homer Spencer Ivan Leech W. L. Ruyle LeRoy Burgess Dwight Williams C. G. Gomon A. C. Wischmeier J. Gordon Vaughan F. A. Snocker • Herbert Hiett Ralph C. Hartsough Harry Pursell H. E. Shopbell E. J. Dahnke First Semester A. L. Gill John W. Miller Hug-h H. Clark R. B. McCandless... R. B. McCandless.. (§ra Mm ORGANIZED 1888 (Sffirrra Second Semester President John W. Miller Vice-President A. Carroll Brown Secretary Geo. E. Tozer Treasurer A. L. Gill ..Inter-Society Council A. L. Gill Brown, A. Carroll Clark, Hugh H. Crews, Joe G. Dalley, Claude F. Davis, Charles E. Delzell, Wm. R. Elliott, John G. Foreman, J. M. Gillilan, Leon H. A. Enyeart Boyles, D. S. Bishop, E. S. Bowers, Ben Butcher, T. A. Beck, B. H. Farthing, George Israel, A. Roy Jacobson, Bert Kline, Mule Lehman, A. M. Gill, A. L. Gooding, Homer - Knotts, Clark F. Miller, John W. McCandless, R. B. Neighbors, Thomas F. Patterson, George R. Partridge, H. R. Rausch, RoUyn R. Rumelhart, Guy L. Stowell, Lyle F. Scott, Earl W. Tozer, Geo. E. Vifquain, Russel M. Wrig:ht, Floyd E. Wilson, Frederick L. IFratrpB Ju iffarultatr Jralrra 31 ii lithe Meyer, C. A. McLaughlin, H. L. Moyer, T. C. , Priest, .John Rausey, Alva Reynolds, Dr. C. O. Reynolds, N. 0. Russel, Don Rupert, H. J. Smith, Robert Everett J. Simonds, A. B. Stuff, Prof. F. A. Showalter, J. M. Simonds, C. O. Strader, Chas. M. Taylor, Dr. H. A. Taylor, J. D. Thomas, George Tyndall, Ross Kenneth Hoover 03itr fllnarlT Last spring ' a great cloud lowered upon athletic prospects in Wesleyan. Our " Clev ' had left and the camp of Coyotes was in gloom. " Clev ' filled a big place and we knew that it would take an exceptional man to drive away our blues. And the exceptional happened. Last fall about one hundred and eighty lbs. of Kline blew in and all were anxious to size him up. He was weighed in the balance and we decided that we could at least hope. He had said that football was not in his line but he proved himself to be a master coach. His policy was work, work, work. He taught the boys to fight every minute and avoid any playing to the grandstand. It was this con- sistent, heavj ' pounding that knocked all adversaries to pieces. He built up a wonderful machine. " The best man for the place, " was his motto. He is to be commended for his handling of the reserves, for it was to their stubborn interference that a great deal of the team ' s endurance was due. Well, in short, we won the State Championship — hands down. Then came basketball. Here he showed the same tactics, fight, and endurance. The boys were in the game hard every minute. Star playing did not go. It was the same steady pounding that characterized the football team that won for us so easily the State Championship in Basketball, and indications are that we could run a good race for the Missouri Valley Championship if we were given the chance. Eight straight victories in baseball clearly indicate that the success which has sat upon our banner so far will not leave us. Now what of Kline, the man ? His attitude is character- ized by a fairness and an impartiality to be highly commended. He is a man of principle who is not afraid to stand up for what he thinks is right. A speech by him at the Y. M. C. A. banquet caused Secretary Baily to say, " Men, I ' ve been waiting for ten years to hear such words from the lips of an athletic coach. " Nor must we forget his short , pithy chapel speeches in which he pleads for absolute courtesy to the visiting teams and for loyal organized support of our men. Now, what has Kline done? Under his leadership Wes- leyan has won the State Championships in foot-ball and basket- ball. A fine spirit has been built up. He has had a hand in every movement for the betterment of Wesleyan. And last but not least, he has shown that athletics can be absolutely clean and that they are a real part of a man ' s education if they are directed along the right channels. Kline, you ' ve made a good start. We are with you and may next year be as successful in every way as this. CAI ' TAIX W. liT ' YI.i;, (■.•iiliT Weight 176; Senior; Dialectic; foot- ball, Wesleyan ' Varsity ' 09, ' 10; home University Place, Nebr. Grand Island 0. The first game. Played at the Island. The Wesleyan 2. field was very muddy and the playing slow. Cotner 0. The team showed better form and began to Wesleyan 11. show its possibilities. Highland Park 0. The devotees of the game began to see Wesleyan 13. more plainly than ever a championship team. Doane 0. The band and a bunch of 300 rooters went with Wesleyan 5. the team to Crete. It was the hardest fought game of the season and the first three minutes of play decided the affair. It was a great game and a red letter day in Wes- leyan athletics. Bellevue Wesleyan Hastings Wesleyan 16. 12. This victory left Hastings the only team in the way of the state championship. Wesleyan played the loosest and poorest game of the season but in spite of this fact she had a clear title to the championship. Cotner 0. The team played the best game of the year. Wesleyan 33. The " machine " was in perfect order. Opponents 10. This is a wonderful record and one of which Wesleyan 93. Wesleyan should well be proud. CIIAMBERLAIX. Left Halfltack Weight 180; Freshman; Everett; football. Blue Springs, Nebr. high school ' 08, ' 09, ' 10; home University Place, Nebr. K. GOMME, Klglit End Weig:ht 156; Commercial; football, Kearney Military Academy ' 08, ' 09, ' 10; home Eddyville, Nebr. Here ' s to the team, husky bunch, mighty men; Who can hold, who can buck thick and thin; Here ' s to the team, speedy bunch, tricky men. Who can run, who can dodge, who can win; Here ' s to the team, how they work for our school In their games with a sure winning gait; Here ' s to the team, proud of them is our school, For there ' s no stronger team in the state. — H. E. S. Here ' s to our football heroes. Here ' s to, our Coyotes bold, Here ' s to the bunch Which fasted for lunch For the sake of the Brown and Gold. Here ' s to the sleepy eleven Who cheated Morpheus ' arms; Who needed rest But did their best In spite of great alarms. Here ' s to the champion kickers ' squad! A health to them, every man! Long may they live! Long may they give Their best to Old Wesleyan! — L. O. G. R. McCANDLESS, liiglit nnlfl)Ui-l; Weight 160; Junior; Orophilian, football, Broken Bow high school ' 05, ' 06, ' 07; Wesleyan ' Varsity ' 09, ' 10; home Broken Bow, Nebr. K. A1 EX, FiiUljack Weight 161; Junior; Theophan- ian; football, Wesleyan ' Varsity ' 10; home University Place, Nebr. R. SANDALL, Left Tocldc Weight 170; fourth Academy; Everett; football, Wesleyan ' Var- sity ' 10; home, York, Nebr. L. .Mi. ' ( ' ()l!MALK. Lert Liul Weight 150; Freshman; Theo- phanian pledge; football, Horton, Kans., high school ' 09, Lincoln high school ' 10; all-state high school team ' 10; home Lincoln, Nebr. Li. Ji.Ujyc. ' H, Uiyht Ginu-il Weight 220; Freshman; Orophil- ian pledge; football. University Place high scohol ' 07, ' 08; home University Place, Nebr. p. VAN ALLEN, Qiiailfi- Havw Weight 136; Freshman; Culver Military Academy ' 10; home Ne- ligh, Nebr. It. FAWELL. Left Guard Weight 176; Sophomore; Dialec- tic; football, University Place high school ' 08, Wesleyan sub ' 10; home University Place, Nebr. V. GLEASON. Eiglit Tafkle Weight 155; Commercial; foot- ball, Wesleyan ' Varsity ' 10; home University Place, Nebr. J D. GRISWOLD, Lineman Weight 185; Sophomore; Theo- phanian; football, Kearney Mili- tary Academy ' 09, Wesleyan ' Var- sity ' 10; home Gordon, Nebr. J. MK ' KIOY, 10 ml Weight 128; Sophomore; Everett; football, Osceola high school ' 10; home University Place, Nebr. T. NIOIOIIHORS. End Weight 143; Junior; Orophilian; football, Wesleyan ' Varsity ' 10; home: Bayard, Nebr. Department and University Champions 0% r-- Hotchkiss, Spence, Vaughn, Van Norman, Kli ne, Hudson. Tabor, Eichberg, Buckner, Keegan (Capt.), Parker, Ganzel, Snocker. gjii ilioniorr Spam College Champions V. COULTER, Back Field . H. CLARK, BackField Weight 154; Freshman; Everett; Weight 156; Sophomore; Orophil- football, Wymore high School ' 06 ian; football, Wesleyan ' Varsity ' 10; ' 07, ' 08, ' 09; home Wymore, Nebr. ' home University Place, Nebr. No one familiar with the prospects would have prophesied that the outcome of the basket-ball season would be what it was. With only three old men back the outlook certainly was not encouraging-. But some of the best m.aterial that has been here for years turned up, and the six men who made the team were pushed hard for their places. It can hardly be said that this or that man was the star of the team, that each man played his position to the best of his ability is the reason why Wesleyan has a championship team. The " team may be truly called " Coach Kline ' s machine. " as the " Cotner Collegian " so ably put it. There is added glory in the fact that all of the players were picked for the all-state team. All-Stars 5.3 The first game was with the All-Stars, composed Wesleyan 27 of former Coyote stars, and although played after only two weeks ' practice, the team showed some of its possibilities. Lincoln Y. M. C. A. 24 In this game there was noticeable im- Wesleyan 25 provement in team-work and goal throwing. The permanent line-up was chosen as follows: Keester and Gary, forwards; McCandless at center; and Hill and Swan as guards. The Y. M. C. A. team was composed of three old Wesleyan stars and three from Cotner. Doane 21 The game was played at Crete. Wesleyan ' s Wesleyan 27 team-work and endurance showed up and stood them in good stead. Gary and Hill were the stars, but all acquitted themselves well. Grinnell 29 This was the big game of the season for the Wesleyan 37 visitors were the champions of Iowa for three years and one of the best teams in the West. It was one of the prettiest games ever seen on the Wesleyan floor. The Grinnell team is one of the most gentlemanly bunches that ever came to Wesleyan. Each man filled his place so faultlessly that no one can be said to have been the star. Lincoln Y- M. C. A. 32 The only game lost during the season, Wesleyan 31 was played at Lincoln. This was at the time of depression following the death of Dr. Huntington and the team showed the lack of prac- tice. The game was very rough and the refereeing rather par- tial. York 18 The team seemed to be in form again and Wesleyan 83 exhibited excellent team-work. York went home with the report that: " The Wesleyan team played so fast that you could not see them. " Hastings 19 Hastings was the only college now standing in Wesleyan 48 the way of the state championship and they were reputed to be a hard proposition. Wes- leyan ' s team-work again showed up and Hastings could not stand the pace. Keester and McCandless were the individual stars while the rest of the team played wonderful ball. York 19 Played at York. On account of the late arrival Wesleyan 62 of the train the first half was poorly played, but in the second half they toyed with the York players. Soon the score was too large for the scoreboard. Fairmont Athletic Club 22 At Fairmont the Floor was very Wesleyan 33 small. This team had not been de- feated for a long time upon their home floor. There was frequent fouling and with Keester on the sick list the score was held down. Grinnell 19 Probably the hardest fought game of the season Wesleyan 20 was at Grinnell. Grinnell again showed her sportsmanship and the crowd cheered Wesleyan almost as much as its home team. Grinnell ' s defense was al- most perfect and could never have been solved had it not been for the superb team-work of Wesleyan. This game gave Wes- leyan a claim to the Missouri Valley championship — which was never settled, for the Nebraska Univei ' sity refused to play us. Cotner 6.5 Wesleyan probably exhibited the best team-work Wesleyan 65 of the season along with goal-shooting of a fancy nature. Hill and Swan starred, both on floor-work and in goal-shooting. This was Swan ' s last game for the Coyotes and he will leave a lasting impression of his prowess. His place will be hard to fill. Adversaries 291 Coach Kline gave the team a banquet at the Wesleyan 609 Lindell Hotel at the close of the season, at which " Tony " Keester was elected captain for 191.3. The team made a total of 609 points as against her ad- versaries ' 291 mark, a remarkable record. Another thing of which we are proud is that all of the men are clean and gentlemanly. We should not forget the Reserves who fought so valiantly to whip the team into shape. Those deserving- special mention are: Hull, Bimson, Peck, Hudson, Knight, Stout, Kline, and Hotchkiss. At the Hastings Game Top Row — Williams, Buckner, Hotchkiss, Tabor. Bottom Row — Kline, Van Norman, Hudson (Capt.), Vogel. McCandless " Knight Bimson Lobb Keester Clark University of Wesleyan Kearney 5. Wesleyan 13. Bellevue 2. Wesleyan 11. Peru 2. Wesleyan 9. Doane 4. Wesleyan 10. Kearney 0. Wesleyan 1. Bellevue 3. Wesleyan 8. Hawaii 4. Api ' il 18th. The Hawaiians are a team of Chinese 3. ball players who sotpped off on their way east- ward. April 23d. At Wesleyan. This was the first inter-collegiate game and the team showed championship caliber. April 25th. At Bellevue. The game was played in a wind- storm, but this did not stop the Coyotes from ringing up a large score. Lobb and Brown starred in the field. April 26th. At Peni. This game was featured by heavy hitting by the Coyotes, McMullen and Stringfellow taking first honors. April 27th. At Crete. Even the Tigers could not stop the Coyotes and proved an easy victim for Wesleyan. Haworth pitched league ball and also shared the hitting honors with Hull. May 3rd. At Kearney. This game proved to be the best one of the season ,only five safe hits being made in the game. Neighbors and Garey were stars, Neighbors holding the Normals to 1 hit. May 7th. At University Place. In this game Bellevue fell an easy victim for the Coyotes. Hudson and Hill starred, Hudson putting the sphere over right field fence. Cotner 1. May 10th. At Bethany. Heavy Wesleyan 15. hitting of Coyotes featured this game. Van Allen and Chamberlain landing 3-baggers. Kidd played a fine field. Cham- berlain pitched great ball, allowing only three hits. Peru 0. May 13th. At University Place. Weslej ' an 3. This game proved to be the best on the home grounds. Neighbors pitching his second shut-out game. Garey caught a fine game. The team played great ball. Hull, Haworth, Chamberlain, Davis, Reynolds, Van Allen, Wright, Stout, Peck, Wilson, Hill, Vifquain. ahr (Clnnrar (Tram 3frum autait Althoug ' h the team has lost by a very close margin the dual meets with Doane and Bellevue ,they are to be congratulated upon what they have done. The illness of Coach Kline was a hard blow to track work, and we believe that if he had been with us our men would have scooped everything as they have in foot-ball, basket-ball and base-ball. Too much credit cannot be given to Roy Wilson for the faithful work that he has done with the team. Prospects are good for winning the inter- collegiate meet in Hastings. By mistake no mention was made of the fact that Pete VanAllen is the Captain of the Baseball team — the Inter- Collegiate Champions. Mr. Van Allen, who is an all around athlete, was also the Quarterback of this year ' s Championship Football team. . ■ Haworth Chamberl in Davis Reynolds Stout Peck Wilson (Cap ' t) Hill Gillilan Fawell Lobb Dally Harsttg olntms Q mm Last year the tennis team was the undisputed champions of the Missouri Valley, having won from several minor schools and having defeated on three separate and distinct occasions the fast Nebraska team which held the Missouri Valley Confer- jnce Championship. This year, while we miss Patridge, who was one of the steadiest ever representing Wesleyan, still we have Davis, who is, without doubt, one of the best players ever at this institution. Raynor, who won the individual championship of the Missouri Valley last year, is again playing in his old form. Judging from the outlook the team will duplicate the feat of winning every match as did our representatives of last year. While the complete arrangements for this year ' s schedule is not completed, yet games have already been matched with Baker, Nebraska, Doane, and Manhattan, as well as several other institutions. Dean McProud is to be given credit, for it is through his coaching and effort that the team has attained much of its present standing. Ermine Hall, Ruth McMichael, Beth McDonald, Hazel Cozier, Eunice Bares, Irmel Orris, Nettie La Grange, Stella Tavener. THE qooD OLb tuJirnt Simple tltr Wihe Wxhc Warih (A tale concerning a youth who journeyed into a happy land) Once there was a Student Simple Who desired to be wise, And go into the wide, wide world. So he parted from his parents And his home with streaming eyes, And went into the wide, wide world. Now as Student Simple journeyed. He reached a land of flowers. And trees, and castles, stately, tall and grand. Where youths and maidens sauntered Through the happy, sunny hours And with merry songs and laughter filled the land. Here the pilgrim student tarried In the land so fair to see. So entrancing to his travel-weary eyes; For he learned that in these castles. Teaching pilgrims such as he. Dwelt men exceeding learned and very wise. Then was Student Simple, dreading, Taken into dim-lit halls Where his name was put into a mighty book. He was puzzled and affrighted At great symbols on the walls, And the men of knowledge with their fearsome looks. Then men of wondrous wisdom. With devices there arranged. Looked into his very heart, or so it seemed, And he quaked with hidden terror. And with fright was sore dismayed As their eyes through gloomy darkness fiercely gleamed. As he halted, darkness gathered. And the laughing songs were not. Magic wind-wrought evil while he slept. The morn rose chill and gloomy; ' Twas a different seeming spot, And with an evil rain the Heavens wept. And he fled into his chamber — Still the evil spell was there; He found there all things in it upside down. His heart grew sick and lonesome And he longed to go back where No magic in the world was ever found. Moaning much, he fell in slumber And behold, when he awoke All things were fair and happy in the land! His heart was warmed with tidings That like sunshine o ' er him broke And his room was neat and ordered once again. Many months did Student dwell there, In this place of song and flowers, In the realm of leafy trees and castles grand For he learned the ways of wisdom And the road to kingly power In the blessed spot by men called " Wesleyan. " September 20. Y. M. C. A. open house. Rain. 21. Y. W. C. A. make calls. Rain. 22. More calls. Trunks Rain. 2.3. Ditto. 24. Everybody goes to church. 25. Classes begin in dead earnest. 29. Society ' s " open house " begins. 30. Y. M. C. A. stag. October 5. Chancellor ' s Reception to students and Faculty. 7. Work on gym begun. 8. Rain. Ellis Fulmer goes to a Spiritualist meeting. 10. 32.5 out at prayer meeting. 12. Willard-Everett dinner. 13. Prohibition convocation (student speakers). 14. Geology trip, (see fig. 1) 16. Theo Men swimming party. 19. Oro barbeque. 20. Congressman Norris at Chapel. 21. Theo Girls ' concert and bulTet luncheon. 23. Morris Greene finds something under his hat. 24. Mutual friends, (see fig. 2) Hinnisey, be a thankin ' o ' yer beootiful sthars an ' all th ' blissed sainta thet offish iated at yer memorable advint into this warrld o ' fermint thet yer bye is yit in knee pants. Why? Why, Hinnisey, me man, as soon as yer darlint grows bigger thin his thri ndle bid, he ' ll be afther prancin ' afft ' collidge, an ' thin yer thrubbles begin. Man! Th ' way yer baby wint thru whooping cough an ' puppy love gits shwallodwed up loike an onion bed in an airth quake be th ' appalin ' fackt thet yer son ' s goin ' thru collidge. The first toime me son Barney sint tae his patern ' l pair- int (thets ' yours th ' same yisterday, today an ' th ' day after tomorrow) fer an exthra conthribushun to his donashun regu- larly conthributed iviry thirty days, Oi says, " Aha! Dooley, me bye, O ' im considerin ' in me moind thet somethin ' s up! " But th ' cash wuz forth-goin ' an ' th ' howlin ' died down fer a spell an all wuz wance more paceful an ' calm. Whin th ' nixt raquist came fer me to dig a little around the root av all evil an ' see if th ' thing cood be indooced to sphrout graane-backs, Oi says to mesilf, " Aha, ther be some- thin ' up, an ' its mesilf thet will be goin ' down to ascertain what ' s up, begum! " An Oi wint. Oi arrived durin ' sthudy hours, an ' bint on disthurbin av me promisin ' an ' stoodius son as little as me advint wud allow, Oi wint unatinded to his hidquarrters. Oi foind him wid a blue halo arround his shapely hid. Haard at wurrk? Will, th ' wurrk he wnz doin ' woodn ' t grow many purtaties to th ' hill, nor indooce th ' thrree av wis- dom to make much oscillashun av th ' atmosphere. He didn ' t happ ' n to be a causin ' av th ' halo, but ' twas for th ' wan an ' only raisin thet he wuz too alltoogether buzy warkin ' up fellow feelin ' an ' a reputashun fer himsilf, wid th ' byes. What wuz the mather? What wuz he doin ' ? Hinnissey, O ' im clane ashamed o ' ye! Where ' s yer pureiptive imaginashun? Listen! Hold yer rosy hued sea shell av a hearin ' orgin clost to me mouth an ' Oi ' ll disclose ut behind th ' scenes. Hist! Kape it daarrk! He wuz a makin ' a Phrat! What ' s a Phrat? Shure, ' tis a cratoore wid an unushooal large hide. An th ' frunt av its face are too oyes beamin ' wid koindness an ' good will, but ye can tell ut purticoolarly be wan large oye in th ' middle av th ' back av it ' s hid, piercin ' an ' keen, shootin ' lightenins bloo-an ' graise atween toimes. Th ' pur- pose av th ' back oye is t ' kape thrrack av ivirry-thing, ivirry ither Phrat wud be adoin ' , an ' yet not git caught at the job. A Phrat, me brother mortal, is thet same cratchoor, an ' belaive me wurrd av honor ' tis th ' only known institooshun av learnin ' thet niver slaips an ' ut aits only at rare intervals an ' thin ut duzn ' t ait — ut " feeds. " Ut hez chroonic palpitashun av its pulmonery orgin, an ' a fondness fer goirls. The thing attinds collidge, but th ' foirst two months ut lets th ' Faculty do th ' wurrk, while ut takes a good thurruh rist ( ? ) an ' enjiyes ( ? ) utsilf ginirally. An ' how de ye make a Phrat? ' Tis aisy, Hinnisey, when ye understhand th ' process. While Oi visited me son Oi took observashuns. Ye ware yer Sunday close iviry day. (If yer don ' t hev silk socks, ye bye sum), an ' ye ware a different nicktie iviry day av th ' walk. Ye sind home aften fer finanshul assistance te get yer pants pressed, bye flowers fer th ' goirls, or kaipe th ' rushin ' committee at yer doore. If ye can shport money an brains in th ' same combinashun, yer fixed. Monday afthernoon ' tis a pink tay (or some ither color av a funkshun) ; Monday night ye go to th ' opera an ' sit in a private box; Choosday afthernoon ' tis a tinnis pairrty, an ' whin aivenin ' cumes, ye repair to anither portion av th ' town to a shlumber pairrty, where ye shlumber parthly or mostly none at all. (Marnin ' s ye attind classes if ye ' re able.) Wednesday ye attind a bit av a cross-counthry hike an ' fishin ' thrip at th ' behest av wan Literary Sassiety; then in th ' aivenin ' ye bait ut back to schramble into yer low cut vist an ' go to a barbecue or some ither sort av a curly cue wid anither perswashun. Thursday marnin ' afore six o ' clock classes, ye attind an airly marnin ' breakfist, an ' what ' s lift av ye — goes to a boatin ' pairrty thet aivening be moonlight. Whin Friday comes, ye ' re ready fer anything-. Wan rusher invoites ve out to dinner an ' matinay an ' anither to an autoomobeel thrrip an ' supper just afore cock crow in the cold grey dawn av th ' marnin ' afther. Saturday P. M. ye prisint ye at a shmall lawn pairrty av sixty-foive or so, fitted up wid ham- mocks, goirls, an ' all th ' ither thrimmins, an ' Saturday aivenin ' ye attind a Chinese or ither furrin doins in honor av yersilf an ' ither poor unfortoonates loike ye. Thru sarvice th ' nixt aivenin ' ye shleep th ' first toime fer th ' waik. Be Monday ye ' re gittin ' used to ut an ' almost like ut. At least ye repait th ' purformance backward fer th ' ensooin ' half fort-night. Oh, bein ' rushed is a fearful an ' wonderful thing, Hinnisey. At th ' ind av sixty days ye ' re pale an ' pop eyed; yer purse is as empty as yer haid thet hez nothin ' in ut, as likewise does yer class record; yer pursooers are a hatin ' aich ither an hev aalpitashun av th ' hairt somethun ' awful; an qe feel as tho ye ' d been pulled all ways to wanct. When did he sthudy? Will, Hinnisey, Oi ' ll take ye into me complait confidence. It wuz just this way: Be the toime Oi hed thracked Barney Dooley thru six days av rushin ' Oi clane fergot to ask whither he sthudied at all. But let me laive this pairrtin ' wurrd: If ye ' re wantin ' an aisy job, don ' t git to be a candidate fer a Phrat or Sassiety. Wurrk is to rushin ' loike tiddle-de-winks to football. Th ' top av th ' marnin ' to ye, Hinnisey! — Hazel F. Bailey. Upon the Doane game hung heaven, earth, and the State Championship. Wesleyan chartered a special train; filled it to overflowing with rooters, pennants, sashes, megaphones, a monster college band, and a mighty football team. Arriving, the special disgorged its load of screaming enthusiasm, its roaring band, its invincible team and sent them thundering- through the peaceful streets paralyzing the living and waking the dead. The game was fearful and nerve-racking. First quarter no score — terrible strain; second and the third passed — - no score. Women fainted; strong men wept. The fourth quarter: three minutes to play and Wesleyan, WESLEYAN, crossed the line! The earth rocked, turned around twice; the sun rose, sank and rose again to dance across the sky. The game was won! Men and women saw it, but not alike. HE DOES At the game Is Archie seen. Violent hat and Sweater green; A double action Si ' ren screamer; Mass of noise and Yellow streamer. Unaware, his Hat is gone. Busted is his Megaphone. The game is on, In ardor hot — He falls, is stepped on. Knows it not. Forges madly Through the crowd. Which murmurs things More deep than loud. Follows ball, Deaf as stone To all else that Goeth on. Eyes but see the Pigskin brown. Brain but knows the Yards and downs; Home and friends, Sky and sea Lost in roaring Eestii v. Game roars on Without a score — Time to play Three minutes more. Touchdown made! Earth is split, Lungs are scattered Over it. Where is Archie ? He is gone. He blew up when Game was won. SHE GOES To the game Fair Bernice goes; A girl summed up by Looks and clothes. Beauty shop And dressmaker Have added many Things to her. Perfumed air Round her that day Would shame the scented Fields of May. Her flower-like face Leaves one impressed She ' s found a barrel of " Gooch ' sBest. " The game begins. The stirring drum Removes her thoughts From chewing gum. And sends them wandering O ' er the field Where men run round with Noses peeled. She likes the other Team the best. Because she " loves The way they ' re dressed. " The mighty end she Notes with scorn Because she sees His sweater ' s torn. She sees the game with Eyes that see Not gains and punts but Mystery. And when at last The struggle ' s o ' er. Fair Bernice does not Know the score. No doubt she thinks The game would be Much better if they Served pink tea. — R. A. W. ■■—■ ' ■■m ■ " T ' IMllllliUL iiWUiiHId ' OF An ®lb-®tmrr Attrttfta lljr IFunrtion " Yes, I saw the Olympics. Certainly, it was a fine after- noon outside, a welcome relief from library duty for you poor duffers, I don ' t doubt. Yes — yes, indeed, I remember library days. I used to anchor a couple of thousand pages for Wells, myself. The races ? Yes, they were good — a trifle tiresome possibly. What a fine Athletic Park there is. We used to play right out in the prairie. Folks appreciated it when they didn ' t have a grand stand to sit in. Makes better rooters for one thing. We ' d station wild Coyoes around to chas( everyone who had a bad conscience and no ticket. Even then some insisted on using the library windows. " Shot put? Yes, he did do a good job of it. You don ' t think me very enthusiastic? Well, how could I be? Let me tell you a few things. " You kidlets in school don ' t know what ' scrap ' means. Why, you poor white-gloved gents! You ' re too polite to be entertaining. That football rush — shucks. It looked like a sham battle of the little tin soldiers you see in the Ten Cent store — the kind that ride on a ' Tin Gee Gee. ' " No, not at all. I wouldn ' t be sarcastic for the world. Those races? Why the fellows didn ' t get their pedals under way till they were past the line and the show was over. And all the rest of the " rational " affair! Shucks! They got their digits so mixed up with the rest of their anatomy that — but what ' s the use ? " What do a set of Nabisco-fed Dorothy Dainties know of real scraps? Talk about ' rational sports. ' You ' re a downright heretic. Time was, when classes fought to the last ditch. As long as a man staid above ground, he was knee deep in gore. Any Soph who came out of a scrap like that with one eye that wasn ' t black, or one arm that didn ' t need a sling, or one inch of skin that wasn ' t raw, wasn ' t worth his salt, and it didn ' t take us long to tell him so. " Oh, you think I ' m stretching things, do you? You poor innocent children, I wonder if you ever heard of the fight with Cotner at the top of the standpipe, or the Junior-Senior battle in the old chapel ? Oh, those were the days and those were the scraps! Men were carried off the field right and left as fast as the doctors could dodge in and pull them out of the heap of wounded. Insurance agents didn ' t bother us those times. It was the rag man and the Undertakers who got the rich hauls then. " You never saw fellows wallow in the mud till you couldn ' t tell Obie from Dickens. No, and you didn ' t parboil in a dirt wagon during a jolt out to Steven ' s Creek, or you didn ' t blister your bare feet trudging back those six miles. Or you didn ' t go raving crazy and lay unconscious for days while great psy- chologists came to study your case. You never saw a hundred girls fight like mad tigers over a pennant. Hat pins flew till they darkened the sun. And the hair ! " Yes, yes, certainly, the Olympics was a very pleasant affair. " — Anna M. Lane. October 26. First snow. 27. 300 go to Doane and return with the spoils, (see page illustration) 28. 300 students recuperate from trip to Doane. November 3. Senior class party at Ethel Delzell ' s. 6. Miss Burns is " too busy " to go to foot-ball game with Bob Fawell. 8. Olympics. Fresh. 70, Sophs. 51. 9. Alumni all return for State Teachers ' Ass ' n. Sec. Simonds at Y. W. C. A. 10. Y. M. C. A.— men only. 13. Bishop Hartzell at chapel, $200 pledged for mission work by Student Volunteers. 16. Chancellor and Prof. Bishop start on tour of inspection of colleges. 17. Hastings football game — " when the battle ' s lost and won. " Aelio-Dialectic open program in Auditorium. 21. Chancellor is a trifle off his dignity, (fig. 4) 22. Macy distinguishes herself in Botany, (fig. 5) 24. Senior Recognition Day — Bert Story leads chapel exercises. Senior breakfast. 25. Rushing. 27. Pledging day. Dedication of gymnasium. 29. Thanksgiving vacation begins. 30. Supposed to be full of turkey and cran- berries. A few prefer the Harbor of Hun- gry Stomachs, (fig. 6) December 2. Vacation. 4. Back again. Thanksgiving feeds Inculged in that during the evening. 6. Junior debate try-out. High school program in Auditorium. 7. Sophomore tryout. 8. Sophs win basket-ball game from Freshmen and have a " bum " at College View. 9. Faculty follow their example and go to Robber ' s Cave. Rain accompanies them. 10. Miss Eva Morris speaks at Y. W. C. A. 11. Freshmen defeat the Commercials and Jun- iors defeat the Seniors at basket-ball. 13. Football banquet. McCandless elected captain. Cozier makes his maiden speech. 14. Sophs defeat Juniors in basket-ball. 15. Y. W. C. A. bazaar and carnival. Alexander Ragtime Band Aunt Gemima, The Man-Eat- ing Fish, and similar attractions. 16. Snow. 18. Academy wins University Basket-ball cham- championship. Y. W. C. A. vesper service. 19. Girls hold a mysterious convocation. Ora- torical contest. W. F. Crossland wins first over Messrs. Fulmer, DeBardeleben, Mitchell and Krause. Once upon a time a short time ago there lived a most great King. He was a good and kind King and spent most of his days in his large castle which he called " The University. " His subjects were many and great, and in all the world there was not a happier or greater kingdom than that of " Wesleyan. " The Wesleyan army was the best in the land and thc- King ' s generals the bravest. He had many squads of valiant defenders of his colors. There was the fast, ferocious " Basket Ball " squad, the pride of the regiment. To it was given the defense of the fort which in the kingdom of Wesleyan was known as " The Gym. " The old gym was small and almost in ruin, and in time of an invasion from neighboring kingdoms could hardly hold the mass of common people who sought safety within its gates. Beside the " Basket Ball " company, there were others who joined in the defense of the outer walls. Among these de- fenders were the mighty companies known as the " Foot Ball Squad, " " The Track Team " and " The Base Ball Team, " all of which were very brave and daring, each under the leadership of a bold general. However, gallant as his knights were, the King saw as did the common people and the whole kingdom, that he mus: have a new fort or let his warriors suffer defeat. But, alas! the kingdom had had many wars, which had reduced the public treasury. The good King was greatly perplexed, but at last, after a meeting of his Lords and High Councilors, they hit upon a sche me. The King would pawn his crown jewels, which would raise half the required amount and an appeal would bi made to the populace for the rest. A great banquet was proclaimed throughout the land, at which the King mads known his proposition to his people. Great was the cheering of the multitude and thus started the new Gym. Craftsmen of all sorts were among the common people, who eagerly volunteered to erect this great structure. But, alas! every fall the University was visited by a dread disease known among the common people as " Classes. " No one of youth in all the kingdom was exempt and it kept the doctors, known in those days as " Profs., " very busy, but in spite of their combined efforts some of Wesleyan ' s most popu- lar subjects passed away. Furthermore, men were not enough upon the walls to complete its erection within the given time. At last the King adopted the following plan. Every day at an appointed hour all able bodied subjects assembled in the throne room. Here he would select the men who would work for the day, and his little page, Alabaster, would cry out their names. Jn the meantime, the King sent his foot-ball warriors under General Kline, a brave and gallant Knight, to every castle in all Nebraska. Fast and furious were the battles and Wes- leyan ' s men fought as never before when they thought of the unprotected fort at home and the awful pestilance of " classes. " At last they returned with the shield of every King in all the state. Then came the great joy. The master craftman an- nounced the completion of the fort. Great was the rejoicing from one end of the kingdom to the other. A big celebration was held, attended by the King and Queen, with the whole Court. Every Knight brought his fair Lady and the galleries were filled to overflowing with the common people. And now the good King rules on in peace and plenty. And once more there is no happier kingdom than that of " Wesleyan. " — R- R. Rausch, ' 15 December 20. All go home for a Merry Christmas. 2.3. W. F. Crossland buys an umbrtlla in Omaha. §4.98 marked down ' to S5.00. 27. Glee Club starts on its 1200 mile trip. January 3. Back to school and cold and snow. (see fig. 8) 6. Chancellor returns from New York. Brings the thermometer down to 19 " below. 7. A son and heir comes to Prof. Jensen. 9. Seniors win debate from Juniors. Prof. Churchill ' s new son is announced. 10. Sophs win debate from Freshmen. 11. Glee Club returns. 12. Girls give the boys a feed in the new gym. 26 ' below. 14. Ruth Martin and Stancliff play leading parts in the " Newly-Weds " at Crete. 16. ' Varsity debating teams chosen. Physics class visit the Lincoln Creamery, etc. Rus- sel Vifquain has some sorry experience with eggs. 18. Soph. Y. W. C. A. and party. Mildred Beck has a catastrophe. 19. Sophomore convocation. Prof. Van Riper accepts position as head of Philosophy in Boston University, (fig. 9) 20. Miss Chase leaves for South Omaha High School. 22. Ellis Fulmer gets a scholarship in Chemistry at St-ate University. 23. Big Banquet for Nebraska Preachers at Auditorium in Lincoln. 24. The Preachers invade University Place. Dr. Nicholson makes the main address at eon- vocation. 25. Day of Prayer for Colleges. Speaker is Rev. Schreckengast. 26. Basket-ball with Grand Island. Cozier and others become mixed up with frying pans and stove pokers. 27. Academy girls win from Commercials in basket-ball. 30. " W ' s " and " R ' s " are awarded at chapel. Senior girls win in basket-ball from the Juniors. February 1. ' s.iB8ddB Bjnpaqos j;8;s8Ui8S puooag " y j (fig. 10) 2. Grinnell is defeated in basket-ball. Senior girls give leap year party at Fay Thomp- son ' s. 4. The Editor-in-Chief finds a substitute for mud-slinging, (fig. 12) I hear in the hall above me The rush of heavy feet, The sound of doors that are opened And voices harsh and sweet. From my office I see through the doorway, Descending the broad hall stairs Grave Seniors and giggling- Sophomores, And Juniors with haughty airs. A sudden rush for the stairway, A sudden raid for the halls, By four doors left unguarded They leave the chapel walls. February 5. Farewell Reception to Van Riper in the Society Halls, (fig. 13) Reception to the Cotner students, omitted.) Death of Chancellor Huntington. School closed. Student Volunteer Convention at Cotner. Funeral of Dr. Huntington. Revival meetings begin. Coyote basket-ball team takes its only defeat, from Lincoln Y. M. C. A. 33 to 32. Coyote Convention. Junior party. Nameless parties participiate in a duel. (Gruesome details Ruth Bailey wins contest for sale of Coyotes. Lucile Frazier and Morris Green close rivals. 64; 63, 62. (fig. 14) 6. 11. 12. 13. 14. 7. 15. 16. W. A. Crossland wins State Oratorical Contest. 17. McCormack goes to jail a martyr to the cause of temperance. 18. Miss Burns entertains the Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. 19. Senior class deliberates on weig hty matters. 20. Y. M. C. A. Lecture Course number. Chapel is revolutionized. 21. Hastings gives Wesleyan the State basket-ball championship. 48-19. 22. One Co-ed is above conventionality, (fig. 15) 24. Faculty Ladies ' tea given at Whitehal to the girls of the University. 25. The fig snow. Those situated like .John Hyer Miller spend the night away from home, thru choice or otherwise. 26. Snow bound Wesleyanites remain in Lincoln during the day. Helen Clark breaks her arm. (fig. 16) 27. Boys dig the snow out of the attic over the Chapel, and soil their faces process. Cozad wins local Prohibition Oratorical contest. 28. Endowment campaiign is waged in Omaha. Faculty hold a meeting, ' nuf said. (fig. 17) 29. Prof. Brightman forgets that light has a greater velocity than he has. Coach Kline faces the canon like a man. (fig. 18) in the When the grim old God of Winter Hung- his sign on pole and tree, He settled down and sowed around His snow eternally. It fell upon the sidewalks; It covered every roof; And hid the whole creation With its frozen warp and woof. It snowed, and blew, and drifted. At times it stormed so much That Rollyn Rausch and neighbors Were forced to miss their " dutch! " The world was in cold storage, Yet ' tis not amiss to say That a miss or many misses Spoiled (for sleigh rides every day). The students carried shovels As Chinese carry fans; And the walks they took were numbered By the blisters on their hands. The drifts lay on the car tracks In mighty hills and heaps, Until it seemed as though the world Were salted down for keeps. And all the stranded street cars Were lined as on parade In long and gloomy stretches At the bottom of each grade. But at length the smiling Springtime Met the morning with her blush, And the world was full of sunshine. Full of ditches, full of slush. Those vast white snowy stretches In green meads are lost and gone And the streams from melting snowdrifts, Lost in flowers, no longer run. Yet though that winter ' s over It will be remembered when The snows of many seasons Have come and gone again. — R. A. W. March 1. Win from Grinnell on their own floor. ' Varsity debate team loose to Washburn. 2. More snow. 3. Y. W. C. A. girls exchange with Crete girls. 4. Cotner is completely vanquished in basket-ball. Ralph Swan indulges in child study, (fig. 19) 6. Prof. Morrow, the latest addition to the Bachelor ' s Club, makes his maiden speech. 7. Estimate of students ' expenses called for. Pres. of Glee Club sings himself black in the face. (flg. 20) 8. College Night. Stunts, stunts, stunts ad infiinitum. (fig. 21) 9. Orchestra takes a trip. (fig. 22) March (fig. 23) Johnny and Tom are indisposed. 10. Brightman preaches at Trinity. 11. Rev. Adams of New York City speaks at Chapel. 12. Snow. In spite of a number of acrobatic stunts Harold Stout succumbs to the camera, (fig. 24, observe the X) 1.3. Chancellor ' s Reception to the Seniors. Orchestra starts on trip. 14. Snow, snow, blizzard, etc. 15. Dramatiic Club gives play. Y. W. C. A. election makes Mildred Claflin the new President. Miss Burns is Toastmistress at the election dinner. 16. Dr. Albin catches sight of Miss Hanson, (fig. 25) 17. Leigh Hanthorn preaches at church. 18. Coulter and Stevens go out on posse after the escaped convicts, (fig. 26j 19. Snow melts. University Place mostly submerged. 20. Same old story — blizzard. Juniors did not go slay-riding. 21. Trustees meet. (fig. 27) Overheard at Dramatic Club practice: Miss Champ: " What position do you folks have when the curtain goes up? " Miss Jewel: " O, don ' t be so personal. " MOM TALENT Abroad March 22. Red Letter Day. Senior girls have a party. (We regret that the illustration was stolen. — Editor.) Sophs have a party and find it necessary to discipline a few Juniors, (fig. 28) Academy Masquerade. 23. Electioneering for Wesleyan and Coyoie offices, by phone and otherwise. 26. (fig. 29) R. R. Leech scales the standpipe with his camera. 30 31. 27. Seniors defeat Faculty in B. B. 28. Y. M. C. A. concert. 29. Sophs, win class debating cham- pionship from Seniors. A shipment of copy departs for Minneapolis. Floods. April 1. Clarence Davis wins in the Peace Oratorical. Other contestants are Spaulding, DeBardeleben and Blythe. 2. S. E. Cozad wins first in the State Prohibition Oratorical at Central City. Father Burch speaks at chapel. Y. W. C. A. Cabi- net have a feed, (fig. 30) Vacation begins and students start for home. Some ar- rive there; some spend several days en route enjoying the floods. Senior cast announced. Who walked home with Ruth Warrick from the State Farm at 12:00 at night? Baseball men spend first day of vacation practice. LaFollette comes to Lincoln. Professors Latimer and Morrow change their minds about going fishing. Baseball still going on. Coach Kline comes down with ap- pendicitis. Quartet returns from 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. trip. Back to school. Electioneering. New hats ap- pear, (fig. 31) Wesleyan-Coyote election. Fresh- man-Sophomore reception. A belated March wind makes a geology trip a delightful afl air. Y. M. C. A. State Convention at Crete. Y. W. C. A. Territorial convention at Lincoln. Mufl ey takes up his work as Lecture Ccjrse man. (fig. 32) 18. Coyotes succumb to the " Yellow peril " on the baseball diamond, (fig. 33) Pan-Wesleyan Banquet. 20. Some noble Seniors are a trifle embarrassed at a County Agriculture Exam. 22. First day of the subscription in the great Endowment Campaign. 22. Opening session of Bishop ' s meeting at Lin- coln. Chan. Fulmer gives address of wel- come. 24. Walls have ears and sometimes have kodaks too. (figs. 34 and 35) 25. Earl Scott appears in a new role. (fig. 36) Keegan : " What is that thing the Seniors are putting on the campus ? Is it a foundation for a silo? " Fred Aden: comb. " " No, it ' s a starter for a honey- si -! " •„ NOTICE Dear Pete: Try and be darned careful not to wake me up when you come in. I need the sleep. BILL (McMULLEN) Mixed metaphor contributed by Herman Churchill: " I smell a mouse, I see him flying thru the air I nip him in the bud. " ulltu r OInmmttB An tli r ©rand My father was a poor but honest tinker. I was the second of four sons. The only home I ever knew was in the small village of Lincoln, Nebr. I was always inclined to wander and upon several occasions was absent from home for long- periods of time. Once I landed at Havelock, where I served as a fuzz chaser in a feather factory. Another time I em- barked as a stowaway on a light craft of the Morris Trans- portation Co. While at home I attended school at rather irregular inter- vals. It was always my father ' s ambition that I be a freak collector for a dime museum. With this purpose in view I was finally sent to Nebraska Wesleyan University. Soon after I arrived the Tinker ' s Union threw my father out of employment for mending a powder-puff on a rainy day. Thrown upon my own resources I resolved to finish my course in spite of all opposition. I soon found employment with a very learned rag-picker. My work was very easy and pleasant. Three times each day I was required to coax the fleas away from the French poodle so he could sleep. On Tuesdays and Thursdays I picked catapillars for a pet monkey. My master was very kind and I spent two happy years in his home. Upon the death of the monkey, however, I was warned that I might have to depart any day and, when the fleas came down with the measels, I was again face to face with the problem of my support. The next two years were of great prosperity and promise. Upon the athletic field I won the gold medal for sifting the most cinders through a tea-strainer. I represented my Alma Mater in the Inter-Collegiate guessing contest. Its object was to keep all the contestants guessing. I was kept guessing the longest and so won the honors. Work was plentiful. It would not be proper, for many reasons, to trouble the reader with the complexities of my tasks. Let it suffice to say I was off ered large opportunity for seivice and sought to avoid it whenever possible. Just prior to my graduation I experienced a very strange adventure. As I walked one day along a cinder path a few paces from the heating-plant I came suddenly upon a gapping crevice in the earth. My momentum was so great I could not stop and the next instant I was dashing downward at ter- rific speed. I reversed the engine and tried the emergency break but to no avail. The darkness at first was intense but soon below me shown an increasing glow. Now and then I caught an oder of burn- ing paper and old rags. After an endless period I landed with a jolt on a pile of rubbish. I was dazed for a moment but soon began to take notice of my surroundings. I was in a long dark cave. As my eyes became accustomed to the black- ness I perceived in the distance an arched doorway. As I drew near I saw inscribed above it the word, " Hades. " I produced my 400 ticket and was immediately permitted to enter. Turning to hang up my hat I found that Professor Churchill had used the only peg. I threw my hat in a corner and started to follow the railroad track which led down a dim passage to the south. I was startled by an awful din and sprang from the track just in time to avoid being run down by a flat-car going in loaded with equipment from the com- mercial department. On the rear of the car was inscribed, " Gone but not forgotten. " My new path was very narrow and I was almost carried from my feet by a motor-cycle which dashed by at an awful pace. I followed the noise and fumes as best I could and was surprised upon coming into an open space to find Professor Brightman, dust-stained but perfectly happy, flirting with a mermaid who reclined in a pool of hot soap-suds. An amazing scene now lay spread before me. To my right, from a stricken tree hung a much-used tackling dummy. Here Coach Kline was prodding several burly imps with a pronged fork and thus gently urged them to run, spring in the air, dive at the dummy and spin on their heads just beyond. To my left in a large vat Professor Morrow ' s head showed just above a flood of sulphuric acid and other chemicals. Now and then a thoughtful student tried, with a small bellows to relieve him by blowing ammonia in his face. Across a boiling stream a group of former chapel speakers were chained to red-hot seats and forced to listen to a cracked phonograph record which said over and over again, " Bright and smiling faces, bright and smiling faces. " The crowd now began to rush toward a large hill passing on the way a bunch of Conservatory students who had to walk barefooted over a bridge of tacks without making a sound. The hill proved to be a large toboggan of rough sand-paper. Down it were being hurled those students who had not attended the pan-Wesleyan Banquet. A sky seemed to over- hang the place and I could see through a haze the ruddy face of an auburn-haired cherub who watched this scene with much pleasure. Just then I heard in the distance the rumble of another car and a chorus of voices, Mickey ' s high above the rest, chanting that familiar old hymn, " Cheer, cheer, the gang ' s all here. " There was now a great jangle of bells and Peck, who had been sitting on a cake of ice fanning himself with a tooth-pick, rose and announced through a megaphone, " Time for chapel. " Everyone rushed to a large amphitheatre built of asbestos. IL was convocation morning and the Barber-shop Rest Club was in charge. The first number was a series of poses representing the many graceful ways of reclining on an oyster cracker without exertion or strain. After the announcements exhibi- tions of pill rolling, etc., were given, after which the meeting was thrown open for the discussion of " Tough Topics. " I decided to spend my remaining time in looking about. In the machinery hall were many strange devices, among them a treadmill for " grinds. " Jensen was busy at a large forge making grappling hooks for catching wireless messages and a new device for cracking chestnuts. I was just going to speak to him when a teriffic explosion occurred. I was lifted from my feet, which I very much re- gretted leaving behind, and dashed through the ceiling. I shot out into the bright sunshine, hovered for a moment in the air and settled down again on the same old pile of rubbish. Out- side the birds were singing, the band was playing, and on the soothing zephys floated the mournful strains of " Boom Rah " and " Ki Yi. " Sadly I wiped the sand from my eyes and crawled to the surface, knowing full well that Wesleyan had raised a million endowment and that for the time being my worries were over. PrrHintal of (CaHt Col. Knowlton, a Continental officer W. L. Ruyle Capt. Adams, a Continental officer L. W. Stringfellow Nathan Hale, a School Teacher and American Spy....E. L. Hunter Ebenezer Lebanon, an Assistant Teacher R. L. Newkirk lorn Adams, a son to Capt. Adams L. N. Mills Talbot Boy, a Scholar William Dewhirst Jefferson Boy, a Scholar B. L. Story Hull, a Continental Soldier Henry Jacobson Guy Fitzroy, a British General R. E. Swan ■Cunningrham, a British pfficer Ellis Fulmer Sentinel Guy Rummelhart First Soldier, British A. C. Wischmeier Smith, British Soldier C. C. Wischmeier Burnham, Britsh Soldier R. F. Fosnot Jasper, Colored Servant in linowlton ' s Home A. V. Hunter Mistress Knowlton, wife to Col. Knowlton Ada JJavis Angelica Knowlton, daughter to Col. Knowlton Irene Roup Alice Adams, daughter to Capt. Adams Bernice Buck Widow Chichester, Inn Keeper Marion Shrode Scholars and Townsmen. Art 1 Scene: Union Grammar School House in New London, Conn. Time: Noon. Ebenezer Lebanon, the assistant, is conducting the school. Angelica Knowlton is enrolled. Nathan Male enters breathless. Tells of attack at Concord. Much enthusiasm. Attention called to a drawing on the blackboard. Alice Adams to be punished for the drawing. Recess — Adams tells Alice of his love for her. iSchool called. Fitzroy enters hurriedly. Announces a Tory meeting to be held soon in the School House. Kale refuses. Fitzroy spies Alice. Tries to get her promise in marriage. Refused. Leaves with threats. School dismissed. Alice kept to be punished. Tom, her brother, angry, will not leave. Learns of their love. The betrothal. Sound of drums. Tory ' s ap- proach. Alice and Hale escape through a window. Art 2 Scene: Col. Knowlton ' s Home, Harlun Heights. Mrs. Knowlton much disturbed. Angelica is gone. Capt. Adams and Alice enter. Capt. and Col. talk over Army ' s needs. Col. Knowlton announces a meeting. Angelica and Let. enter. Announce their secret mariage. Jasper announces Nathan Hale. Promises Alice he will not risk too much. She tells her dream. Soldiers arrive. Colonel Knowlton appeals for a spy. Hale volunteers. Alice pleads for him to stay. He heeds his country ' s call. Art 3 Scene I: Long Island. In Widow Chichester ' s Inn. Time: Night. British Soldiers are assembled in Vvidow Chichester ' s Inn. Drinking to King George. Hale, as Daniel Beacon, enters. Re- ceived by soldiers. Fitzroy believes he is Hale. Says nothing to him. Sends him to his room. Commands soldiers to watch him. Sends Cunningham to bring Alice Adams. If she recog- nizes Hale, he is then sure. Scene II: Outside Widow Chichester ' s. Time: Next morning — early. Hale hears Fitzroy ' s commands. Gets Widow to warn Alice. Alice enters. Does not recognize him. Fitzroy believes he is mistaken. Jasper follows Alice. He has not been warned. Calls Hale by his name. Fitzroy now sure. Hale tries to escape with Alice. They are caught. Art 4 Scene I: Tent of British Officer. Time: Night. Cunningham and Hale talking. Tells of how he gave the plans to Continentals. Visitors announced. Tom. and Alice Adams. Alice ' s last goodbye. Scene II: Orchard of Colonel Rutger. Time: Sunrise. Townsmen gather. Music heard. British soldiers enter. Hale follows. Steps upon the ladder. His last words : " I re- gret that I have but one life to give for my country. " WM. RUYLE Ivy Day Orator First Semester Arthur Hartsook Merle Howe Anna Smith Ellis Fulmer Asa Lehman Clifford Butler Elizabeth Warrick.. Merle Howe Vincent Roberts Earl Hunter Anna Lane Harold Partridge.... Irene ... Ross Newkirk Faye Thompson Beth Atkins A. C. Wischmeier... Second Semester President Carl A. Meyer ....Vice-President Serena Obrien Secretary Elizabeth Warrick Treasurer Ellis Fulmer .Athletic Manager Ralph Swan President Elizabeth Warrick -Vice-President Ben Alexander Secretary Ross Newkirk Treasurer Faye Thompson President Ralph Swan .Vice-President Marie Hardy .. .Treasurer Guy Rummelhart Secretary , Anna Lane President LeRoy Sti-ingfellow .Vice-President Elizabeth Hart Secretary Ethel Ochiltree Treasurer A. C. Wischmeier ®bf Sount U of tit? Qllass of 19 IS Slirouijlt rl|ool iFrrHlimrn Should you ask me whence these warriors. Whence these young men and these maidens. Whence this chieftain, this great leader. I should answer, I should tell you. They have left the r fields and woodlands, j-.eft their plains and their prairies. And have come here to this Wesleyan To this land of joy and sunshine. They have fought in many battles And have conquered through their courage. Now they tell how this great leader Placed the green and white before them. Lead them on to victory always. Now they gather round the campfire. Itound the wigwam in the forest. They divide the spoils among them. Give to those who have been faithful And have earned the much-loved honors. Then the chieftain brings the peace-pipe, Lights it at the glowing embers, ' J ' liunUs Manito, the great spirit, For his help and his protection — Now they smoke the pipe together. Smoke the Calumet, the peace-pipe. Now they vow to work together For the glory of their colors And the honor of old Wesleyan. Once again the tribe lias gathered From the valleys of Nebraska. From the western plains and prairies. They have heard of mighty warriors Who are coming to destroy them And to earn their much-loved honors. Then their chieftain, he who loves them. Looks upon them, full of courage. Over them he stretched his riglit hand To enconrage and to help then). Loud his voice he raised in anyuish. " Oh Manito! Spirit Mighty! Look upon my children waiting. Send some word to cheer and bless them. We are fearful lest these warriors Come down here and overcome us. Send some messa.ge to us. Great One, Give us strength and give us wisdom. " Then the spirit, strong and mi.ghty. Listened to their words of pleading. Answered them as would a father : " Ah my children. oh my chllddreu, I have given you many victories And have let you conquer always. . nd have promised to protect you. Why then are you discontented. Why then will you wait and wonder? Up! and stir you for the battle. Paint with red your arms and faces. Sharpen all your death-like weapons. Deck them with your brightest colors And go forth and tight together. They ma.v conquer, but you ' ve met them. Met them as the brave and loyal. As true Sophomores of Wesleyan. " SunturB " Oh Goddess of Wisdom and emblem of learning Bow we before thee, and crown thee our queen. Help ns. Oil Bles.sed one, smile down upon iis As we are groping in darkness, unseen, Teacli us thy learning, oh show us thy wisdom. Guide ns, and lead us in paths ever new. Our vision is dim, our lights faint iy bni-niiig. We fail, unless aided by help sent from you. No longer we worship the Spirit of Battle Whose faithful assistance we once sought in vai.i. Oh locd; down in mercy upon us. Oh Great One. .Vnd help us to turn our past loss into gain. We would learn to be like thee, to honor and to serve thee. We would pledge thee our service and lend thee our aid. We would prove to thee faithful, unllinching and loyal In searching for learning, and w isibmi, and truth. Make our minds clear and keen and our heai ' ts brave and strong. Lead ns on, ever on, till our vision is cleared. Till we win for ourselves praise and honor from thee. Oh hear us. and help us. fair Goddess, we pray. " The light of learning sill burns dhii. Its flickering gleam is low. We cannot guide our wandering way In the paths we choose to go. We search in vain for help, it seems. .Vnd yet new life calls, " on ! " Must we go forth and fight alone Till all our strength is gone? But no. The dawn is breaking fast. The darkness disappears. New light upon our path is thrown, Our vision quickly clears. Our hearts beat fast with increased hope. Our courage is renewed , ud added strength to us Is given With steadfast faith endued. Now we ' ll go on. in this new light. Fresh victories e ' er to gain With grateful thanks to Wesleyan A ad praise to her dear name. MARY ELIZABETH ATKIXS University Place. Major English, Minor Ger- man. English Reader, Class Bas- ket-ball. Ambition — To become as dig- uifled as Miss Hopper. ELLA BERNICE BUCK Gibbon. Major German, Minor His- tory. Willard. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. Class Play. Bernice and tlie hero ol the class play prefer to practice privately. ETHEL La CLAIKE DELZELL University Place. Major Education Minor Eng- lish. Theophanian. Coyote Staff. Ambition — To run a ranch. ItUTH BALCH University Place. Major German, Minor Philos- ophy. Theophanian. English Reader. Ambition— " I am determined to be a Miin ' ster ' s wife! " ADA riAVIS Elmwood. Major Latin , Minor German. Class Play. Aniliition- To properly pro- nonnrc " .Xngelira. " .TENNIE DEWHIRST University Place. Major German, Minor Eng- lish. Aelioaian. German Reader. . nibil ion — To counterbalance Wiillianis ' frivolity. WILLLIAM AUGUSTUS DEWHIKST University Place. Major Chemistry, Minor Bot- ■ any. _ Dialectic. Student Volunteer. Class Play. His description of a " case " — " Restlessness, nervousness, sleeplessness, twitching of the eyellils, a brain storm ami A. B. degree. " ROLT.A THAYER FOSNOT Davenport. Major Education, Minor Mathematics. Anil)itioii — " Twelve ni o n t h s. then a cottage and a honse- keeper. " LAURA OLIVE CALE Beatrice. Major German, Minor Mathe_ matics. Class Poet. Ambition — To celebrate her golden wedding anniversary. RUTH EMMA FILES University Place. Major German, Minor Eng- lish. Willard. German Reader. Ambition — To know " How dues one feel when the.v have a ' case ' ' ! " ELLIS INGHAM FULMER University Place. Major Chemistry, Minor Ger- man. Theophanian. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Coyote Staff. Banquet Orator. Glee Club. Pres. Oratorical Association. Oratorical Contest, second place. Si- nac Etoyocs. Class Play. Zoology assistant. Amldtion — " She must be a musician. " VERA GRISWOLD Gordon. Major English, Minor Politi- cal Science. Theophanian. Y. W. C. A. Treasurer. Ambition — To go to a military ball and wear a train. MYRTLE BLANCHE GRtTBR University Place. Major Romance Languag ' es, Minor English. Theophanian. Ambition — O, everybody liuows. ANNA MARIE HARDY University Place. Major English, Minor His- tory. Theophanian. Y. W. C. A. President. As- sistant Librarian. Ambitiou — To develop a sense of humor. HELEN AMELLV HICKS Farnam. Major English, Minor Educa- tion. Ambition — To keep tlie roses blooming in her cheelis forever. FAYE GENEVA HANKS Gering. Major Latin, Minor English. Class Basket-ball. Ambition — " To teucb school iiiily a very few years. " ELIZABETH LEE ORA HART Enid, Okla. Major English, Minor Psy- chology. English Reader, Class Bas- ket-ball. Normal Training Assistant. Ambition — " .Just any kind of a faculty man ' ll do. " GEORGE W. HILTON New York City. Graduate of Drew Theolog- ical Seminary. Vincent. Ambition — " Doctor, scholar, and champion of moral right- eousness. " ALFRED VERNON HUNTER Weeping- Water. Major Philosophy, Minor German. Theophanian. Pres. Glee Club. Band. Vin- cent Association. Class Plav. Ambition — To surpass A ' nn Ripei- in Irisli wit. MRS. ELLA HURSEY University Place. Major English, Minor His- tory and Political Science. Ambition — Education for its own sake. ANNA M.iRIE LANE South Omaha. Major Chemistry, Minor Edu- cation. Major Physics, Minor Zool- ogy and Mathematics for B. Sc. Aelioian. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. Coyote Editor. Senior Debating Team. Vice-president De- bating Assn. Wesleyan Board of Control. College Council. Amliition — To set the world on Are. EARL LEWIS HUNTER Class Play. Weeping Water. Major History and Political Science, Minor English. Theophanian. Editor Wesleyan. Class Play. Booster. Y. M. C. A. Cab. inet. Dramatic Club. Anil)ition — To Comiuer DiiFoe. HENRY ANTHONY .TACOBSON Genoa. Major History and Political Science, Minor English. Dialectic. Class Play. Ambition — To eqn.Tl liis brotli- er ' s Commencement record. GRACE EVELYN LENFEST University Place. Major German, Minor Philos- ophy. Aelioian. Assistant Librarian. Amljition — " To liare one rous- ing- good time before I die. " RUTH MARIS New Castle, Wyo. Major German, Minor Eng- lish. Ambition — To liare her iiainr " Taylor-made. " LOREN NEWTON MILLS Gordon. Major Philosophy, Minor English. Theophanian. Pres. of Y. M. C. A. Class Play. " There ' s many a slip " All ' s well that " GRACE Mc-LAIN University Place. Major Philosophy, Minor Education. Her amhition is to teach school until NAN MILLER Seward. Major English, Minor Biol- ogy. Amliition — To become a veter- inary surgeon. ELVA MIIRGAN University Place. Major Latin, Minor English. Ambition — To shock someone. LEE ROSS NEWKIRK Adams. Major Political Science and History, Minor German. Everett. Class President, first semes- ter. Class Play. Band. Glee Club. " I love ' em all. " ETHKi iiAULAN ociii i rnKp: Haddam, Kans. Maior German, Minor Eng-- lish. Orophilian. Reader in German. Aiiiliitioii — To l)eeome a olieiu- istry assistant. GUY LeROY RUMMELHART Albion. Major Mathematics, Minor History and Political Sci- ence. Orophilian. Class Play. Band. Glee Club. Ambition — To mal;e a coiiquesl witli tli.it i lianiiiiiy smile. OROItOK lU ' Tir SOMRECKEN- GAST University Place. Major, German, Minor His- tory. Theophanian. Aniliition — To have a nioiio- syllabic name. IRENE MURIEL ROUT Lincoln. Major History and Political Science, Minor German. Orophilian. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. Class Play. Ambition — To exchange a ten- nis sliai-k foi ' a baseball pitcher. WILLIAM LeROY RUYLE Beatrice. Major Philosophy, Minor English. Dialectic. Booster. Class Play. Vin- cent Association. President of Athletic Board. Ivy Day Orator. Y. M. C. A. " Cab- inet. ' Varsity Debating- Team. Senior Debating Team. " l ' Mft " vonrs trom iinw there w ill be mure if lis. " MARIAN SHRODE Bennett. Major, English, Minor Ger- man. Class Play. Sinac Etoyoes. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. . mliition — To have the whole will-Ill al her teet. LOItETTA ADELIXK SLATER Holdrege. Major English, Minor His- tory. Willard. Ambition — To l;eep " pn " straig ' lit. BERT LeROY STORY Lincoln. Dialectic. Senior Debating Team. Class Play. Recognition Day Speaker. Vincent Associa- tion. " A good short Story. " RALPH EJIERSON SWAN Clinton, Mo. Major German, Minor Chem- istry. Everett. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Chem- istry Assistant. Class Play. ' Varsity Yell Leader. His collective instinct is at its lieight. A.sli to see bis collection of pictures. Has won 1 4 " W ' s " — 1) the highest previous record. MAPY LUCRETIA SPRACHEK Cowels. Major History, Minor Ger- man. Aelioian. Ambition — To l;eep " pa " s(raight. LeUOY W.VLTIiR STRING- FELLOW Oakdale. Major Philosophy, Minor English. Class President, second sem- ester. ' Varsity Baseball. Orchestra. Class Play. Vincent Association. Class Meeting — " Let ' s don ' t nin a slate. We ought to be old I ' liiiugU to make our own dates. " ADA RUTH TILVTCHER Gibbon. Major German, Minor Edu- cation. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. Class Basket-ball. -Ambition — To be atliletic coach. MARY FAYE TlIOMrSOX University Place. Major English, Minor Educa- tion. Theophanian. Physiology Assistant. Sinac rovotp. Class Basket-ball. First native luradnatc of I ni- versity Place. ARTHUR CHRIS WISCH- MEIBR University Place. Major Phiilosophy, Minor History. Dialectic. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Class Play. Vincent Association. .Vmliition — To satisfy liis desii ' e for Gold-a. LEILA BON Oakdale. Major English, Minor His- tory. Aelioian. Aiiihitioii — To KO west and grow lip with tlie country. ELIZABETH WARRICK Meadow Grove. Major German, Minor Eng- lish. Willard. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Booster. Class Basket-ball. Presi- dent of College Council. ■ ' Siirel Come over to tlie State I arm and watch me cool;. " (HESTER CHRIS WISCH- MEIER University Place. Major Philosophy, Minor History. Dialectic. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Student Volunteer. Ainliltion — To Iiave an individ- uality distinct from his brother ' s. First Semester Fred E. Aden President Ruth McDole Vice-President Helen Skillman Secretary Arthur Greenslit Treasurer Marion Shrode President Carl Worley Vice-President Nora Ballard Secretary Thomas Neighbors Treasurer Arthur Greenslit President Jessie Hull Vice-President Mildred Claflin Secretary Arthur DeBardeleben Treasurer Second Semester William Ruyle Mildred Claflin Carol White Arthur Greenslit ...William B. Cornish Amelia Wood ....Josephine Starrett ...Thomas Neighbors Weldon Crossland Adeline Leininger Beulah Ward Jessie Moyer As the students, oid and new, came throng-ing to Wes- leyan, in the fall of 1909, ninety-two Freshmen, who had learned just enough to know how little they did know, meekly neared the legistrar ' s desk and told what they wanted to be- come in the world. Never before had so many Freshmen entered Wesleyan at one time. With the cordial welcome al- ways awaiting the new student and with especially the genial hospitality tendered them at the Sophomore-Freshman Re- ception ,they soon began to lose their ? ? ? ? ? of timidity. They boldly entered the new life, with all the enthusiasm that is sure to come to a Wesleyan student. It was these F ' reshmen, who set the pace for chapel stunts which has been followed ever since by the succeeding classes. They first revealed their power of muscle, for it was the Freshmen who win in the Freshman-Sophomore scrap and the Freshman-Sophomore Flag Rush. Each year they have con- tributed to the ' Varsity athletic teams, — one on the basket-ball team in 1909-1910, two on the foot-ball team in 1910 and one in 1911. In base-ball, they succeeded in capturing the uni- versity championship of 1911. But they have shown much more brightly in brain than in brawn. For two years, they won the university cham- pionship in debate; and have furnished two on the ' Varsity debating team last year, and three this year. As for orators, they have at least seven who are active, and a Junior was awarded this year ' s state championship. The students have considered their ability in business affairs and have looked to these classmen for the business management of both the Coyote and Wesleyan of 1911-1912 and that the of Wesleyan for 1912-1913. Juniors have also been elected to the editorships of the Coyote and the Wesleyan for the coming year. The class does not believe in the attainment of diplomas by making base pretensions, but rather by being earnest, sincere and enthusiastic along all educational lines. They are giving the best of their talents to their work, and are thereby getting the most from their application. In such endeavors many have already been granted student positions in physics, grammar, English and elocution. On the different days of prayer for colleges, the Juniors have held most inspiring meetings and they have shown their interest in the Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. to such an extent as to furnish the President foi- the Y. M. C. A. in 1911, and the Presidents of both the Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. for 1913. The Junior class has three representatives in the Univer- sity Male Quartet, which has been on the National Bureau circuit this year. Their work is highly appreciated at home and abroad. The Juniors are fighting a good fight, and are ready and well prepared to receive the caps and gowns, which will soon be their to claim. p. E. ADEN University Place. Theophanian. ' Varsity Football Class Basketball. Pres.- elect Y. M. C. A. Pres. " W ' Club. Student Vol. Inter-society Council. " He likes the girls as well as the boys. " ETHEL .-VN.-VW.iLT Fairfield. Willard. Class Basket-ball Team. " Her modest answer aiiij graceful air Show her wise aud good as she is fair. " LENA .VTKINSON University Place Class Basket-ball Team. " Those eyes of hers be- speak a sweet disposition. " RAYMOND CAREY University Place. Dialectic. Band. Y. M. C. A. Cab- inet. Class Basket-ball. " Tall. haiiilsome. and true bine. " BEUL.VH CHAMP Corning, Iowa. Assistant Professor in Elocution. Instructor in Physical Culture. " Great is her dignity Greater, her congeniality. " iHLDRED CLAPLIN University Place. Theophanian. Pres.-elect of Y. W. C. A. Booster ' s Club. " Graceful to sight aud eloquent to thought. " h:azbl bailey Custer, So. Dakota. Aelioian. Inter-society Council. " She has tried music, chiua-painting and domes- tic science, aud recom- mends the latter. " STANLEY BLYTHE Diller. Class Basket-ball Team. Dramatic Club. " Pm going- back into the cattle business. " CHARLES COLE University Place. Theophanian. Vincent. ' Varsity Debating Team. " Married, but stil on the map. " VERA COZIER University Place. Theophanian. Class Basket-ball Team. " Her name is ' Pickles, ' but it sliould be ' Queen. ' ' IDA CliAW Stratton. Theophanian. " Always f;eiitle ;i u d iniiet. " A. L. GILL Surprise. Orophilian. Orchestra. Band. Class Basket-ball Team. Var- sity Base-ball Team. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Wes- leyan Staff. " Cool aiul deliberate, a steady man is be. " W. F. CUOSSLANP Wayne. Theophanian. Winner in State Ora- torical Contest. Varsity Debating- Team. Pres. Student Publication, Junior Class, Debating- Association. Editor, elect of Wesleyan. ■-I ' lii ihiiii it all tui- the r;iivci-sity. " IHIKIS (iOODALE University Place. Aelioian. Dramatic Club. " Sweetness, triitb and ev- ery grace . re rea I distinctly in ber face. " . I!THUR DE RARDELE- P.EX University Place. Dialectic. Oratorical Association. Wesleyan Stalf. Pan- Wesleyan Banquet Class Orator. " u ardent supporter of Vri,i;bt ' s Bi-plane, " CIIAliLES OOMON Lincoln. Dialectic. ' Varsity Debating Team. Prohibition Ora- torical Association. President of Vincent " He speaks well, but bis actions speak lietter. " WIXXIE DELZELL University Place. Theophanian. Class Basket-ball Team. " A surely Jolly .Junior. " LULU GOOD University Place. Dramatic Club. Tbev all say : " (L)n i i iii Good little -irl, " GLENX DICKEXS Fairbury. Everett. Vincent. Glee Club. Dramatic Club. Wes- leyan Quartet. ' Til be tbere. " AKTIIUR GUEEXSLIT Everett. Surprise. Glee Club. Bus. Mgr. Coyote. Bd. of Publica- tions. Pres. College Council. Bus. Mgr.-elect Wesleyan. Y. M. Cab ' t. Orchestra. Quartet. Band. Class President, ' -Greenie keeps bus.y try- ing to avoid conflicts ' , " RALPH HARTSOUGH University Place. Dialectic. Assistant in Physics. Student Volunteer. " Ijikes iiHisic iis well ns science. " .JESSIE HULL Minden. Student Volunteer. " By wiiiiiii do you sit in cliiipel. .lessieV " MERKITT A. HULL Havelock. Theophanian. ' Varsity Basket-ball Squad. Class Basket- ball Team. Glee Club. " Is serving his sentence in tlie ' Pen ' . " " Doctor, scliolar, and cbanipion of moral right- eousness. " MABEL KISER University Place. " Mallei ' s liiinie is the .Junior Resort. " ALFRED KR. USE Adams. Oratorical Association. " .Mt ' red ' s heart is right. " RALPH LEECH Ansley. Dialectic. " .V generous soul, but he likes to ' slate ' . " ADELINE LEININGER Loup City. Class Basket-ball Team. " . hvays in for a good time. " R. R. MILLER Rockford. Dialectic. " The ' .Mike ' of the Jun- iors. " .JESSIE MOYEK University Place. " What misi-hief lies he- litnd ua lire ZOL.V (ICHILTREI Haddam, Kan. Orophilian. Class Basket-ball Team. " Tlie them al girliest girl WALTEU Sl ' AULDIXG Alexandria. Theophanian. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Vincent. Class Basket- ball Team. President of Peace Oratorical Assn. Dramatic Club. " ' Doc ' will cure you — of the blues. " WILLIE VAXDIVEK University Place. " In maiden meditation fancy free. " i:vei;t st.vxcliff Pecos, Texas. Everett. Business Manager of Wesleyan. Inter-society Council. Class Quartet. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. " Never his life. late to class Sure. " BEULAH WARD Overton. Aelioian. " She has an extraordi- nary likiuM ' for travel. " .1 USE I ' l 1 1 . e st.u;i;et ' J ' Central City. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. Inter-society Council. Wesleyan Staff. " AVith a voice sni)remely sweet. " ROY WILSON Hays Center. Theophanian. Captain Track Team. Athletic Board. " W " Club. Editor-elect of Coyote. Wesleyan Staff. Dramatic Club. Vincent. " Student, athlete, poet, and a .uentlemaii. Watch liim. " EDN.V THOMAS Mead. Aelioian. " She ' s everybody ' s friend. " CLIO WONDER Blue Springs. " . nd she ' s a wonder! " IV.VN TORPIN Oakdale. Everett. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. Wesleyan Staff. " Kind, thoughtful, an good provider. " AMELIA WOOD University Place. Aelioian. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. Student Volunteer. " Broadminded and g clous — characteristics greatly to be admired. " First Semester Harold Cozier President Ruth Martin Vice-President.... Edd Dahnke Secretary Ralph Currier Treasurer A. L. Keester Athletic Manager. James Mickey Yell Leader Bradley Buck College Council.. Second Semester John W. Miller ...Oliver Bimson Jessie Lehr ...Ralph Currier ..George Knight ..Wilmer Lewis ...C. L. Keester We registered in nineteen-ten A hundred twenty maids and men; We chose for president Ben Beclc (And had some dandy bums, by heck). Because a dummy we had fixed, One day the Sophs and us got mixed; We tied them up and hauled them out, Then left them there to roam about. ' Twas after that on Friday night. When friendship ruled in place of might, That we were entertained by them At Walsh Hall, Lincoln, eight p. m. We beat the Sophs Olympic Day, But in debate they had their way. When basketball was going well, Before our boys the Soph ' mores fell. Semester two went smooth enough With president as Em ' ly Rough. Our basketball girls won a game — The Sophie girls, they played so tame. On banquet night, ' fore many folk For us there Clarence Davis spoke. We next received the Sophomores With friendly hearts and welcome doors. On Arbor Day, Bill Fawell ' s speech Was given well and liked by each. In baseball we got one lone score. The Sophomores, a couple more. To Jessie Lehr, Commencement time. Ten dollars went — her grades were fine. Vacation time went flying by And then there came the farewell sigh As back to school again we came To study hard and earn more fame. For president we chose a man Who worked for us with brain and pan; And Harold Cozier we have found To be the best for miles around. We gave the Freshmen, pretty soon, A reception big, with hearts in tune. Out on Johnson field, I say. The Freshies won Olympic day. But when the football game was played The Freshmen far behind us stayed. In basketball the Soph ' more class Played hard, and did the rest surpass. Debate was given rich reward For vict ' ries two it could afford, And both the ' 12 and ' 15 teams Must bow to us, though hard it seems. Our convocation. Chapel hour, Was to our class a lovely flower. Semester two, before us went John Miller, as president. Our basketball girls did such work — Not one there who tried to shirk — To shoot the most goals was their rule And now they ' re " champeens " of the school. The masquerade was one big night With fun and costumes out of sight. The night the Freshmen made us glad Went, oh! so fast; it ' s really sad. From eight to twelve the time ' s so short It breaks up every kind of sport. A week from that on Banquet night Dwight Griswold spoke for us just right. On Arbor Day again this year ' Twas William Fawell we did hear. Therefore, we ' ve done some things, you see. And great and splendid though they be. The next two years we trust and hope Will be as full, and broad in scope. — H. E. Shopbell. FRED ADEN Hemet, Cal. Theophanian. Dramatic Club. " My mirth and humor are coin ii: purse. " lood my .TO.SELYN AUGUSTUS Fullerton. " We feel the greatest admiration for the -virtues of tliis j ' ouug lady. " OLIVER BIMSON University Place. Theophanian. " ' Tis sueli a serious tiling to be a funny man. " EULA BLACK Arnold. Aelioian " .She never stoops but to a door. " EVA BOLTON Geneva Willard. Wesleyan Staff. " The conundrum of her class; -n-e can ' t guess her, but we ' ll never give her up. ' STJSAN BRODBALL University Place. Theophanian. Orchestra, " Sweet as the music of her violin. " FAY BROOKS Pa wnee City. Aelioian. " .Ml love her who know BRADLEY BUCK Gibbon. Everett. College Council, Eng- lish Reader. " Y ' ou can manufacture i)Ionds but red hair comes Just natural. " MABEL BUTLER University Place. Aelioian. " If she will, she will, you can depend on ' t. If she won ' t she won ' t and that ' s an end on ' t. " H.VZEL CATTERSON Sutton. Theophanian. " She spe. ' iks for herself. ' WILL C H A M B E R L A I N Blue Springs. Everett. Captain-elect of " R " team. Baseball team. " I may run for a street car. but never for a class. " ETHEL D.AVIDSON University Place. Rhetoric reader. ■■L own ber white iiecl; were long, floating, au- burn curls. The least of which would set ten poets raviny. " iiELiox t l.vi;k Marshall, Minn. English reader. ■■. nioim ten millions, one was she. " rL.VKENOE r . vis Beaver City. Everett. " Booster. " Winner of local Peace Oratorical contest. ' Varsity de- bate. Class debate. ' Varsity tennis. ' Var- track team. " If you much note liim You shall offend liini i ' . ' ). " HUGH CLAKK University Place. Orophilian. " W " Club. Inter-class basket-ball. ' Varsity foot-ball. " Sits he in his study nook. With his elbows on a book. " AILEEN EBERMAN Davenport. Orophilian. " Booster. " Coyote staff. " Here ' s to hazel eyes and nut-brown curls. " H.VItdLI) COZIER University Place. Theophanian. College Council. " R " Man. Pres. of class first semester. " . oiic hut himself could be his parallel. " LYDI.V EICHBERG University Place. English reader. " I would rather exrell others in Unowledye than in power. " EI U DVHNKE Stratton. Dialectic. " Thou foster child of si- lence aud slow time. " EVA EMBREE University Place. Theophanian. " The sweetest thing that ever grew beside a human door. " FORD FA ' EELY North Loup. Band. " Booster. " " Yet leil astray by Cu- pid ' s soft light. " DWIGHT GKISWOLD Gordon. Theophanian. " W " Club. ' Varsity football. Pan-Wesleyan Banquet orator. •■Taft says " WILLI A M F A WELL University Place. Dialectic. Arbor Day Orator. Pro- hibition Oratorical con- test. " In arguing too. tbe par- son owned liis skill For e ' en tho ' vanquished, he could argue still. " HELEN OKUVEK University Place. Theophanian. " She smiles and smiles and will not sigh. " M. UOfEltlTE FORBES Wayne. Theophanian. Sinac Etoyoc " How can we say any- thing about ' Peggy ' when she never says anything about anyone else: " GLENN II.VWORTH Aurora. Theophanian. Glee Club. ' Varsitv baseball. ' Varsity track team. " Chief ingredient in my oomposition is lust pure bluff. " M.4_DGE FRENCH University Place. Willard. " Not only good, but good for something. " MILLIE IIEIDEPREIM Custer, So. Dak. " Dainty, discreet, diligent and sweet. Not mnc-li for height P)Ut an all around delight. " W. E. GOODELL Hale, Mo. Dialectic " Here ' s to love and unity Dark corners and oppor- tunity. " ROX.VN.V HUNT Crab Orchard. " And mathematics mark- ed her for its own. " ELSA .TOKOGI Columbus. Inter-class basketball. " There uuist be .■ (iiiie- thiug- iu her; great names imply greatness. " beknicp: kend.vll University Place. " Tlie rose Imd of ou class. " ErXICE .TOIINSON Genoa. Willard. " She ueeds no question- in before ' she speaks. " C. M. KIDD Kenesaw. Everett. " R " man. Basebal! team. " When I am grown to man ' s estate, I shall be very pronJ anil great. " GEKTIU ' DE .TOY University Place. Willard. " I langh for hope liatli happy place with me. " SARAH KIKTLAND University Place. Orophilian. " She ever does her duty in the way of life, with a strong heart and a quiet hand. " ARIUE .Tt ' DKlNS Eagle. Reader in English. " Slie is active, stirring. all afire. Cannot rest, cannot tire. " GEOKGE KMGHT University Place. Theophanian. Laboratory assistant in physics. Inter-class basket-ball " A more qniet man with a more well regulated mind, we have never met. " A. L. KEESTER (Tony) University Place. Theophanian. Inter-class football and basket-ball. ' Varsity basket-ball. " R " man. Assistant in gymnas- ium. " W " Club. " Still likes to be fondled and hasn ' t had time to grow. " MARGUERITE KRUM- BACH Shelby. " Ma.v onr purses be heavv and our hearts be light, " JESSIE LEUli Surprise. Inter-class basket-ball. Reader in German. Winner of Freshman class prize. " The author and finish- ei- of tliese write-ups. " ADA MILLER Neligh. " Wisdom is souiptiuies done lip ill siiinll pai ' k- ages. " WILMEl! LEWIS Clay Center. Theophanian. Sinac Etoyocs. " In his speech was a tine sample, on the whole, t»f rhetoric which the learned call ' rig-iiia- role. ' " .JOHN H. MILLER Lincoln. Theophanian. " When I said I would die a bachelor. I never thought that I would live to be a married man, " EARL L(_)BIi University Place. Theophanian. Pres. Dramatic Club. Dramatic Club play. Inter-class basket-ball ' Varsity baseball. " I have made it a prac- tice to i)ut all my worries down in the bottom of my heart and then sit on the lid and smile. " .TOHN W. MILLER Holmesville. Orophilian. Pres. of class 2nd se- mester. Inter-class football. " R " man. " (_), this learning, what a thing it is! " RI ' TII MAU ' l ' I.X University Place. Orophilian. " Thy " oice is a celestial melody. " .JOY MILLS Gordon. Theophanian. " A wiiiuiug wa pleasant smile. " .LVMFS MICKEY University Place. Everett. Captain of " R " team. " A against his will is same opinion still. if the E. C. MITCHELL Nickerson. " Ever.y inch a gentle- man to say nothing of I hi feet, " LAUKA MCiFFETT Blooming ' ton. Inter-class basket-ball. " Here ' s a smile for those who love me and a smile for those who hate me. " II. R. MUFFLE Y University Place. " In reality a prince witli a bol)by for sleeping (lur- ing class. " . . XE r. TON ' Fullerton. Orophilian. " She ' s all my i painted her. " .TOIIX PHILLIPS University Place. " Here to get his money ' s worth. " E. M. SP.VULDIXG Alexandria. " Reading maketh a full man. " CARROLL REYNOLDS Gordon. Theophanian. Inter-class football. " R " man. ' Varsity track team. " Carroll would stop St. Peter ' s rol call to asU him a question. " EMILY ROUGH Weeping Water. Aelioian. English reader. Y. W. C. A. cabinet. Wesley, an staff. Dramatic Club. Student Volunteer. Inter-society council. " Her life is noble, pure. and sweet. For she ' s a girl ' s that ' s hard to beat. " MINNIE SAYER Lincoln. " A girl with a smile is the girl that ' s worth while. " PRANK SCHERTZ Marquette. Botany laboratory asst. Sinac Etoyocs. " Here 1 am: for what end, God knows, not I, " ENOD SCOVILLE Tecumseh. Theophanian. " ' Tis ]ileasaiit sure to see one ' s name in print. " i Q HARRY SlWrBELL University Place. Dialectic. Coyote photographer. " So gri ' ;it bards wi sing of him hereafter. " Ii(. MER Sl ' lONCliR Mason City. Dialectic. Prohibition Oratorical contest. Dramatic Club. Student Volunteer. " lie is iliileed n kind of seini-SoIoiin;tn. " EDITH STAIIL University Place. " It is so soon that I ain done for I wonder wliat I was be- gun for. " VERNA 8TEBB1NS Gothenburg. Willard. Inter-class basket-ball " A modest blnsli she wears not made by art. " ALTA STl!.MtT Tecumseh. Theophanian. " Tlion art pale in mighty stndies grown. To make the st(uc insti- tutes thine own. " EDNA STRINGFELLOW Oakdale. Theophanian. Inter-class basket-ball. " What is the little one thinking about? " MATTIE T.WEXER Oakdale. Inter-class basket-ball. ' .Mindful not of herself. " .T. M. TIMBLIN Weeping Water. " In me as yet ambition has 110 part. " GEORGE E. TOZIER Delta, Utah. Orophilian. " Were silence golden, I ' d be a millionaire. " CHARLES TUTTLE Normal. Theophanian. Glee Club. Wesleyan Quartette. Whistling soloist. " Chick says: ' I ' m from Missouri, show me. ' " .AHIXA TVSdX MAlip;i VUIGHT XELLIK WELCH BESSIE MUXSON J. D. HCILLISTEK Mound City, Mo. Davenport. University Place. Crawford. University Place. " A pretty, retiriug-. ilain- " Let all the immbei- of " Sa ic,v. natty, neat, " A friend yhoni chance " It is not goeil that ty, little violet, " the stars .sive liyht to her Intelliyent and mighty and (.-hange can never man shonld lie alone. " fair way, " sweet. " harm. " louisp: young North Bend. " She ' s one of those rare flowers of earth Of whom very few knnw the worth, " JIAHY AVKKJIIT University Place. Aelioian. " The more we yazed, more the wonder gre That one small head carry all she knew, " LEOr.. SillTH Tecumseh. Theophanian. " The Smith a mig rl is she. " BOYD RAYNOR Beatrice. Theophanian. Class debate. Alternate on College debating team. Tennis team. Debate council. " A rolling stone gathers no moss, but who wants HERBERT HIETT University Place. Dialectic. Reader in English. ■ " Then lie will tiilk. gods, how he will talk ( ' RALPH CURRIER University Place. Everett. " R " man. Coyote staiT. " We linger, we linger, The last of the throng. " 1— 9—1—4 2— 4—3—4 Wlio are you for? 1—9—1—4. (Repeat) Ja, ja, ja, Yes, yes, yes, S— 0— P— H, I_E— S. (Tune: " Darkies on the ? " ) We are Sophomores all together, Waiting for the fight to come; We are Sophomores, strong and lusty. And when the fray is done. We ' ll take the dear old red and white, And flaunt them in the sky. We are Sophomores, all together. Raise our colors, let them fly. What is that we hear? Freshies in, down and out, What is that we see ? Red and white. Red and white. Chic-pic-a-nan-cee, Sophomores we. Come along, sing a song, we ' ll have a jubilee. (Repeat last two lines.) (Tune: " He ' s a College Boy. " ) June Time, nineteen hundred fourteen, Brings us happy days not foreseen. When we ' re leaving, and receiving Our own diplomas, too. We now use imaginations To write out examinations, For our knowledge here in college Makes ours an easy life — iHelps to win in any kind of strife. CHORUS. We can shout for joy We — we — wes — ley — an Ne — ne — bras — ka — an ; Everyone can tell That we ' ve learned our college yell. Rah, rah, rah! Studies are but play Life to us is bright and gay, When we set a lively pace Others look with troubled face — We ' re for 1 — 9 — 1 — 4, hurray! When our college days are ended When from here our way we ' ve wended. Light and happy, gay and snappy. Our work will then be joy. Like a rnotor car we travel, Down the road we tear up gravel. Give a clear track, we ' ll not turn back. We breathe nobody ' s smoke — Our car jumps ahead at every stroke. First Semester Second Semester Claude Dally President Victor Coulter Ruth Warrick Vice-President Irmel Orris Grace Harris Secretary Hazel Cozier Russel Vif quain, Lawrence McCormack. Treasurer Claude Dally RolljTi Rausch Sargent-at-Arms Dwight Elliott Martin Chittick (EuUrgr (Emtitril Guy Chamberlain Arbnr Sag (iratnr Joe Moore Sanqitrt ©ralnr Simeon Cozad Frederick Wilson iFtrfit pnipster Reception Soph. -Fresh., Oct. 6 (Lincoln). Abolition of Class Scrap. Oct. .3, Tuesday. iffnotball Football— Fresh.-Soph. Oct. 26, Thursday. Lost. Presented football boys with blankets. Oct. 27, Friday. Olympics — Fress.-Soph. Nov. 8. Won. Bum — Epworth Park. Nov. 8. laakptball Soph.-Fresh. Dec. 8, Friday. Lost. Fresh. -Com. Dec. 11, Monday. Lost. Fresh.-Soph. Jan. 12, Friday. Lost. Soph.-Fresh. Jan. 26. Lost 10-6. ' Com.-Fresh. Jan. 30, Tuesday. Won 15-6. ' Acad.-Fresh. Feb. 16, Friday. Won 12-9. Senior-Fresh. Febr. 23. Won 18-0. Junior-Fresh. Febr. 25. Won 46-2. Soph.-Fresh. Febr. 29. Lost 13-6. Party (St. George Studio), March 1. College Night, March 8. Organization of Freshman Literary Society, March 9. Reception Fresh.-Soph. (Lindell), April 12. Banquet Pan-Wesleyan, April 19. Inter-Class Track Meet, April 20, Saturday. Won. Uafirball Fresh.-Soph., April 30. Won. ©rnnta Interclass Tournament, April 30. Lost. .TilIIX AIK.MAX ETHEL ALLEN ETHEL AXHEUSUX AIYRTHA AXIiEUSUX TILDA I). AXHERSOX liOBEItT AXSTIXE Rulo. Geneva. Wausa. Minden. Lexington. Wolbach. Orophilian. Theophanian. PATRICLV ARM- STRONG FLOREXTE AXTELL University Place. GEORGLV at;: ' .ttx Beaver City. RTTTh bailey REX barr elsie barton Willard. Norfolk. Willard. Custer, S. D. Atlanta. University Place. FOSTER BECK Seoul, Korea. GRACE BEE Pairbury. Willard. CHARLES BICKEL University Place. LeROY BURGESS Bradshaw. Dialectic. RUTH BUTLER University Place. Aelioian. BEULAH BRYERS Valley. OLA BREEDON Stratton. IDA BRINK Ord. CHARLES BKOWiN University Place. BERLIN CHAMBER- NELLIE CAREi LAIN VERA CHAMBER- University Place. Blue Springs. Ev- LAIN Aelioian. erett, " W " Man. University Place. H. F. CHENOWETII MAItTlN I IUTTH ' K LEXA COPLEY Union. Stuart. FuUerton. Theophanian, Glee Club. S. EARL COZAD Lincoln. Dialectic. Banquet Orator. vVmn r in- terstate Prohibition Oratorical contest. ELOINE CROSTH- WATTE David City. Wi llard. CLAUDE DALLY Bellwood. Orophilian Glee Club. VICTOIi CorLTEI: Wymore. Everett. MYRA ci:ami; University Place. HAZEL CUZIER University Place. Theophanian. CARROL BROWN Scribner. Orophilian MORGAN DAVIS Tecumseh. RUSSELL DAVIS Fairbury. Everett. VIDA DAY KOY IiKAL WILLIAM KIOLZELL Trenton. Davenport. University Place. Orophilian LI ' E ERB CARMEN FISIIEIi ROUEKT FOSBURY Gothenburg. Geneva. Bradshaw. Glee Club. ALMA DORSTE .TOHX EOKWALL I). C. ELLIOTT Rulo. University Place. Mason City. Orophilian. Dialectic. CORA GANZEL ALBERT GAREY VERN GARTEN Berlin. Fairmont. Albion. Evei-ett. ' Varsity Basketball. Baseball GEORGE GILES I ECIX GIELILIAN M(.»1:R1S CiltEEX Wilsonville. Hardy. Mason City. Orophilian. Track. Band. Glee Club. HOMER GOODING EMM. GRIESEL LEVI GRIESEL Fullerton. University Place. University Place. Orophilian. Aelioian. Dialectic. WALTER GOFFE ESTHER GRAN- NAOMI GRAY University Place. theam Central City. Lexington. Orophilian. PAUL K. GRIESEL EDITH HARBAUGH MABEL HARE University Place. Geneva. Albion. Aelioian. GltACE IIARKIS KENNA IIAYNKS MAltV IIAUTLEY ETHEL IIIP.I ' .EX THERESA RKJUT BLANCHE HILL Twin Falls, Idaho. University Place. University Place. Norfolk. Corning-, Iowa. Vallisca, Iowa. Aelioian. Aelioian. EARL HILL ARTHUR HOLLINGS- AMY HOOKER KENNETH HOOVEl! FAYE HOSMAN R. H. HOSMAN Geneva. head Adams. Haddam, Kar Norfolk. Norfolk. Theophanian. Bas. Monroe. Willard. Thcophanian. Theophanian. ket-ball. JIYItTLE inWIX ETHEL .TACKSUX MAKIE .lOTINSON South Omaha University Place. Genoa. Willard. ELVA LEHR Elgin. Orophilian. NETTIE LA GRANGE Fullerton. Orophilian. CECIL LAVERTY Burwell. Everett. A GEORGE LEIIR Pender. FLORENCE LEIN- INGER Richfield. VERL LINCH Alvo. MABEL LUCAS MAKEL LUNlKiKEN SAM I Y(.)N Merna. Wausa. Merna. Aelioian. RUTH McMICUAEL ETHEL McMILLAN EDNA MAIN Moorefield. Hebron. Central City. ' Orophilian .TOSEPHINE McCOK- BEliTHA MfUONALD CJILBEKT M.GAW ' " ' Danbury. Wilsonville. University Place. HYLDA MILLEK JOY MILLEU .JOSEPH MOOKB Custer, S. D. Madison. McCook. Glee Club. Orches- Dialectic, tra. AX.Xil ' : MtKJEXSO.N CLAKA I,] in ' .KI; GEiri ' lU " ! )E : Fullerton. Richfield. LES Lynch. GEORGE PATTER- NAOMI PENDARVIS LETA POIILMAN SON University Place. Syracuse. Fairmont. Theophanian. Orophilian. ROBERT ORRIEL IRilEL ORKIS MYRTLE I ' ARKER Fairbury. Stanton. University Place. Everett. Orophilian. Band. Orchestra. MARIE PRIEST MARRY PURSELL ROLLYN RAUSCH Lincoln. Mason City. University Place. Dialectic. Orophilian. " W " Man. BLDON SCIIOCK University Place. GKANT SILL Newport. ELNOKA SIMPSON University Place. HAROLD STOUT STELLA TAVENEH .J. W. THOMrSON Beatrice. Oakdale. University Place. Theophanian. Glee Club. Track. GUY STIORBINS Gotherburg ' . Everett. LESLIE STEVENS University Place. Orchestra. Band. FEUN STILLWELL Oakdale. ANNA THURESSON University Place. Orophilian. OSCAR TRAVIS Ord. ALICE TUBES Custer, S. D. DWKiirr WILLIAMS FliEKKIilCK YILSON WALTEl! YAXIKE University Place. Stuart. Bellwood. Dialectic. Orophilian. Everett. Glee Club, Track. ELLEN UMBERGER University Place. Aelioian. FLOYD WRIGHT University Place. Orophilian. Orches- tra. RUSSELL VIFQUAIN University Place. Orophilian. Track. MAJi BERXSTEIX Beatrice. FRANK NAY Ord. Dialectic. LYDLV RICE Blue Springs. RUTH WARRICK Meadovif Grove. Willard. PETE VAX ALLEN Neligh. FRAXK WATSON Fairmont. Everett. g tubntt itrttonary Borrowing- — A diplomatic request; a stu- dent necessity. Cut — An operation that requires no knife; the daily grade thermometers drop V ' " ' with each operation. Flunk — Result of a bad opinion harbored in the breasts of any of the " powers that be " toward a bad bluffer. Fame — Nice things said about one at graduation time. Spike — the first nail driven in a student ' s social career. Homesickness — Sad thoughts of new stu- dents. Hypocrite — A boy going to school smil- ing. Library — A place to practice self-control. Professor — One who worked hard in his college days. Professional Fusser — One who is fickle; synonym — C. Davis. Reputation — A bubble which everyone bursts when he tries to blow it himself. Vanity — Seeing yourselves as you would have others see you. Zero — The result of the riteous indigna- tion of a Professor. There was a gracious Chan, And he had a gracious smile, And he had a class in Hygene That met once in a while. And when people make announcements And run out of things to say. They always said " The Hygene Class will not meet today. " When old Mother Hubbard Got back from the cupboard She found her poor doggie was gone; Prof. La had been there, She heard in despair. And had picked the poor doggie ' s bones. THE WIDOWS ' and WIDOWERS ' CLUB National Anthem ( " Oh, bring back my bonnie to me. " ) MEMBERS Earl Hunter Bess Warrick Pol ly Roup Joy Schreckengast Margaret Kepner Ralph Swan Brightman Mabel Butler Fred Snocker Earl Lobb Copied from Tabor ' s memorandum: " Fellows, I can lick Vogel, Hudson, Vaughn, Coach Kline, Chancellor Fulmer, Paul Beebe, Yost. " Helen Clark and Schreckengast talking about broken arm — Helen C: " Mr. Ruyle said a broken arm was good because it made one conspicuous. " Rev. Schreck.: " Well, Mr. Ruyle doesn ' t need a broken arm, his red hair serves that purpose. " Churchill: " What kind of writing does De Quincey ' s mail coach represent? " Griswold: " I ' ll call that hack writing. " COLLEGE CHAMPIONSHIPS Oratory — Crossland Wrestling — Blythe Checkers — Miss Hopper Pool — Chas. Gomon Lady wanner — McCormack Sprinter — Rummelhart at 10:30 Wisdom — HoUister Love — Susan Brodball Singing — Leo Erb Manners — Pretty Wright Discipline — Dickens Mixer— Muffley Beards — Latimer Hot Air — A. C. Wischmier Slush — Clarence Davis Cigarettes — Ruyle Astronomy, etc. — Elva Lehr Sideburns — Ray Carey Booster — Bess Warrick Cupid saw Prof. Morrow Working in the Lab. Crept up close behind him To give his heart a stab. Morrow spied the rascal, Sprang away in fear. " Guess I ' ll go, " said Cupid, " Nothing doing here. " A CtVIL ENCIIYEER MAKES SOME RECORDS Wanted: Temporary bunking quarters for Muffley, preferably in n class room. Zoology class discussing snakes- — William Delzell: " Aren ' t there dif- ferent kinds of garters? " Glenn Dickens at private elocutioa recital: " Friends, Romans, Country- men, lend me your ears " Voice from the audience: " Cut it out, Grany, you got enuf now. " Dear Dad: I ' m clean plumb busted, I ' ve n ot a copper cent, The only thing that saves me is, — I ' ve paid my board and rent. Now, if you, please, dear Dad dy, if you could spare me ten I ' ll do my best to learn the things that lie beyong my ken. I ' ll try and do the best I can. Do naught I " hadn ' t oughter, " So fare thee well, auf welders ehen; your own dear darling Daughter. Dear Daughter: Enclosed find draft for $30, which you may devote to higher educa- tion, which seems to be getti ng higher and higher all the time. Your loving father. The Whole Thing in a Nut-shell Come let us raise our voices In one long-winded wail, To blame our alma mater If we should chance to fail. Her emblem is the class-book Where grades are writ, ' tis said; You can ' t forget the markings In the black ink and the red. Her halls are halls of yearning, Where lovers love till late. While half-backs, on the grid-iron, Do bump each other ' s pate! And when at books we weary And think to go to bed Those class-book records haunt us All those marks in black and red. We ' d gladly yield our places But here we are a-wasting To students better ' n we. Our time on stuff we dread Who haven ' t tasted Shakespeare And trembling for our safety Or Trig., if such there be. In those grade marks black and red. " AiiJi i rr Namr Was Suth " Walter Yanike Ellis Fulmer Jack Bennett Doctor Taylor Stancliffe Neighbors Ben Beck Frank Nay Torpin Ed Johnson EPIGRAMS " Some professors are trying- to preach us into a future heaven but do nothing to help us out of a present hell. " — R. Arthur Greenslit Coach Kline: " Think twice before you say anything, and then talk to your- self. " (The Coach has evidently re- formed.) " You can lead a man to college but you can ' t make him think. " — Vic Coul- ter. " Like a circle, ending never, does my tongue go on forever. " — Newkirk. " Some women are onions in a peach skin. " — Harold Cozier. " Steam is water crazy with the heat. " — Hartsough " The mouth is mightier than the sword. " — Newkirk. " Blessed is he who expects to be canned, for he shall not be disappointed. " —A. V. Hunter iTTLG D R0P5 ntpNiGHTOl u f F.REQUEr(T r AKE THE ■ r!iGHTY(RED!TS !N THIS $T CEDENT Land LINES TO AN ALARM CLOCK Wee glittering-, chattering, noisy diskie, What matter makes thee move so briskly, That thou needst tear along so hasty With noisy prattle ? I ' m thinking thy pretentious talk Is mostly rattle. And still, should I thus hold thee lightly? Such faithful care thou giv ' st me nightly That I slumber deep and waken brightly At day-dawn clear. At seven-fifteen to answer sprightly At roll call, " Here! " Day before exams: tomorrows. " " One today is worth two " 77c! We walked in Cupid ' s garden; we wandered o ' er the land; the moon was shining brightly; I held her little — shawl. Yes, I held her little shawl. How fast the evening flies; we spoke in tones of love; I gazed into her — lunch- basket. Yes, I gazed into her lunch-basket. And I wished I had a taste. There sat my lonely charmer; my arm ai ' ound her — umbrella. Embracing her umbrella, this charming little Miss; her eyes were full of mischief, I slyly stole a — sandwich. Freshman, craming for a quiz: " I simply can ' t consecrate my mind on this psy- chology. " VICTOR FLOUR Is Uniform in Quality and the Quality is the Best that Careful Selection of Wheat, Expert Milb ing and Improved Machinery can Produce. We Respectfully SOLICIT Your PATRONAGE THE CRETE MILLS CRETE, NEBRASKA Going to College? Nebraska OFFERS COMPLETE COURSES OF STUDY IN ITS College of Liberal Arts, Teachers ' College, Conservatory of Music Academy— Four Years ' Course, School of Art School of Expression and Oratory Best of Instructions in all Departments. All Expenses Reasonable Beautiful Place of Residence. Convenient Suburb of Lincoln In the College of Liberal Arts, the " group system " so popular in many leading colleges and universities has been adopted and is now in operation. Under this system requirements for a degree are as follows: Absolute requirements, 22 hours. Group electives, 20 hours. Free electives, 78 hours. 120 hours, al- together, for graduation. Send for Catalogue to First Class Summer School of Eight Weeks All Departments Offer Courses, THE REGISTRAR, University Place, Nebr. For ' Good Clothes " See Farquhar, 1325 O Street Moore, on Glee Club trip, upon discovering that the train had departed with his rubbers: " Please, Mr. Conductor, is there any process or means of procedure by which I may have my rubbers detained at Lincoln? " At Hooper. Willie Delzell, after concert, in parlor, five- minutes after lights out: " Oh, this is terrible. " " Why did the Glee Club have such a hard time to get the pitch? " " Their can of tar was almost empty. " At Hooper, Greenslit making himself agreeable to his hostess: " Have you a Lecture Course here? " Hostess: " I don ' t know. But they have a Junior and Senior Epworth League. " Hostess, at dinner table: " Mr. Foreman, will you return thanks ? " Joe: ?! ! ? " No, thanks. " Wesleyan Spirit Is not a theory, but a living reality. So is the perfection of our Kensington and Kuppenheimer Clothes. They are designed and built to satisfy the college man ' s dis- criminating taste - to accom- modate his individual require- ments of temperament and physique. The best clothes for young men are here. Don ' t forget it! Magee Deemer LINCOLN ' S LEADING DEP ' T. STORE Ou r guarantee is Satis ISoflks anb Aitllinra " Sentimental Tommy " — Eunice Johnson " The Firing Line " — Mrs. Rupert " Port of Missing Men " — Susan Brodball " Vanity Fair " — Sadie Sinclair " The Chaperon " — Miss Cowan " The Rivals " —Cozier Tuttle " Far From the Maddening Crowd " — Ralph Austin " The Virginian " " Our Mutual Friend " —Shorty McMullen — Coach Kline " The Light That Failed " — Ben Smith " Freckles " — Bradley Buck " The Trail of the Lonesome Pine " — Prof. Morrow " The Right of Way " — W. F. Crossland " The Call of the Wild " — Jack Bennett " The Lady of the Decora- tion " — Mae Bernstein " The Sky Pilot " — Prof. Bagg " The Prospector " — Brightman " The Blue Flower " —Ellis Fulmer " Diamond Dick " — " Weary " Gleason " Lovey Mary " — Mary Wright iFrrblr Srmarks Hotchkiss: " Isn ' t England about broke? " Wells: " Trouble with tainted money is ' tain ' t yours. " McProud: " Now we will talk about Christianity for the next thousand years. " Yanike: " She (Ruth W.) can put her trunk in my shoes. " Wells: " We were discussing at the last time. " Moore: " Please wait a min- ute while I excuse myself. " Ermine Hall: " You all. " Earl Scott: " Got any gum? " Miss Burns: " Is that Herr in- seperable? " Loder ' s ncketie. Latimer ' s smile. Fulmer: " I don ' t want to hs misunderstood. " Miss Smith playing the piano at chapel. Kline: " You ' ve just got to get more sleep. " Student: " The lesson you assigned today was so long I couldn ' t get it all. " Prof.: " Go tell your troubles to the policeman. There ' s one down there on the corner. " Student: " I told my troubles to him, and he saiJ he was looking for you al- ready, with a warrant from the Humane Society. " to you, Farquhar Riggs Pharmacy Co, Corner Warren Ave. and St. Paul St., (Branch Store) We invite you to step in and inspect the LARGEST DRUG STOCK IN LINCOLN. Everything the STUDENT needs in Drugs Toilet Articles Stationery Safety Razors, $1.00 Fountain Pens, $1.00 Pennants Athletic Supporters Elastic Stockings Shoulder Braces and TRUSSES Huyler s Chocolates and Bon-Bons Soda Water and Lunches Riggs, The Drug Cutter 16th O Streets Branch Store 1321 O Street Main Store University Place Branch Store When it ' s a question of Good Clothes ' ' See Farquhar, 1325 O Street The Beebe Drug Co. DEALERS IN Drugs y Sundries School Supplies Student Novelties Ices and Creams Phone Us Your Orders University Place - - Nebraska The Young Men s Clothes Shop " - Where young men show and sell young men ' s clothes to young men who want exclusive young men ' s suits, furnishings and hats FULK ' S " The Premier Business School of Nebraska " NEBRASKA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS LINCOLN s Now located in a modern fire-proof building at the corner of Fourteenth and O Streets where it has commodious, well-lighted rooms and every sanitary convenience. Pronounced by competent judges to be the best business college equipment in the west. BOOKKEEPING SHORTHAND TYPEWRITING Since the School of Commerce at Nebraska Wesleyan is to be discontinued at the close of this school year, we invite the attention of present and former Wesleyan students, as well as their friends in general, to the advantages offered by this school. Students in other departments of the Wesleyan can arrange special hours with us. We maintain a strong normal department for the training of com- mercial teachers, and the graduates of this department secure good positions in high schools and private schools. A beautiful catalogue sent upon request. Address - W, M. BRYANT, President Corner 14th and O Streets LINCOLN, NEBRASKA Think of clothes, then price. then both, then Farquhar ' s Dreamer Cashner DEALERS IN GENERAL MERCHANDISE Trunks. Suit Cases and Traveling Bags. Ladies ' and Gent ' s Furnishings. The Finest and Largest Stock of Groceries in Town Lau Brand Canned Goods, the finest quality obtainable Our Aim is to Give You More for Your Money Tiian You Can Get Elsewhere ' CORNER ST. PAUL AND WARREN AVENUE One ion, two ions, Three ions onward! Toward the vast " unknown " Worked the six liungry ones. " On to the end! " he said, That Prof, called Morrow, " Let not one be dismayed. Pause to your sorrow. " " Forward, ye men and maid! ' Tis to(o) sublime, " he said, " That I thus kee pyou At toil and in heat. On with the residue! Filter the thing clear thru. Thus only learned Will be the six hungry ones. Vapors to right of them. Fumes to left of them, Gases in front of them Gathered and sputtered. Dense white sulphite fumes Chokingly filled the rooms, ' T was like Death Valley where Worked the six hungry ones. Brown bromine rankly rose. Ruined they many clothes, H2S, I suppose. Furnished them might. Prof, was importunate, The six unfortunate Starved to death, working- Working into the night. ' i ' lie Qualitative Giass per Hazel Bailey. YOU ARE INVITED TO INSPECT OUR LARGE LINE OF DIAMONDS - WATCHES JEWELRY We have special watches for university students in all departments. Let us show you. Come in and let Mr. Shean examine your eyes. It is free. C. A. TUCKER S. S. SHEAN Jeweler Optician 1123 O Street -Yelloui? Front— Fine Repairing and Manufacturing REALESTATE Paid 50 to 100 Percent on Valuation the Past Year in Uni. Place GEO. M. GATES SON 112 EAST ST. PAUL STREET Fine new and and all-modern homes and choice lots can be purchased at the rig ht flygure and on terms to suit. Insurance. Loans. Bargains. Notarial Worlc. etc.. Promptly and accurately executed. Coyote Friends: See Gates Son for business or write for list of bargains. (pLL€Ge Annual BUILDCRS 111 of the engravinqs in this ancrmany other leading annuals of the country were made hj BUR€flUoFGNGRAVING,lDc. MILWAUKEE, OMAHA, DES MOINES, MINNCAPOLIS, MINN€SQTA. The Better Quality of Men ' s Clothes, Farquhar ' s, 1325 O Street OFFICE PHONES RES. PHONES Bell A9096 Bell A9176 Auto 8444 Auto 8582 Harry A. Taylor, M. D. First National Bank Building Pay Less and Dress Better Our specialty is Tailormade Suits from over 4000 of the la- test patterns in society styles for ladies and gentlemen Also Cleaning and Pressing Satisfaction guaranteed. Before buying see R. C, Hubert, The Uni. Tailor iHriiitatiuna of a § ' tufiritt To flunk, or not to flunk; that is the question: Whether ' tis better in your grade to sufi er The red and blue marks of pernicious readers, Or to put up a bluff and so to pass — And thus escape a failure. To fail; to flunk; No more; for by your failure you will end The headaches and the thousand puzzling quizzes Students are heir to — ' tis a consummation Devoutly to be wished. To fail; to flunk; And then, perchance to dream: aye, there ' s the rub; In days of idleness what dream mays come Of lessons lea n ' d and passing grades well won By hours of study or by boldly blufling; Of fame, of health, of worldly store of goods; It is the thought of that which might have been Or yet might be that makes us sudden pause. For who would bear the whips and stings of time That might, forsooth, have mounted upon a bluff To heights whence he, with haughty beaming eye Might overlook the high-browed wisdom of the grind Or scorn the insolence of teacher ' s pet: But soft— here comes a Prof. iBij A. Hignlrattrk A Good Place to Get Your Groceries Ensign s Grocery A, E, ENSIGN, Proprietor Staple and Fancy Groceries Bell 9308 PHONES Auto 8105 For the Best in Men ' s Wear, See Farquhar, 1325 O Street First National Bank University Place, Nebraska Capital and Surplus, $50,000.00 THE Students Banking Home ' ' If you are not already one of more than 1000 satisfied customers of this bank, come in and let us serve you. OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS Chas. G. Anderson, Pres. E. D. Currier, V-Pres. E. B. Smith, Cashier. G. E. Currier, Ass ' t. Cashier H. B. Smith E. J. Haincr M Weil Your Business Education is of vital importance. Don ' t trust to luck to learn the principles of business. We have trained more than 10,000 young people for work in the business world. Let us train you. Write or call for catalog. LINCOLN BUSINESS COLLEGE 13th and P Sts., Lincoln, Nebr. E. C. BIGGER, Pres. W. N. WATSON, V Pres. W. A. ROBBINS, Secretary Dr. W. L. Albin Dr. G. H. Ball Physician and Surgeon Dentist BOTH PHONES UNIVERSITY PLACE - NEBRASKA Butler Transfer Storage Co. Expert Men Only Hired Keep Your Eye on the College Inn Gary Butler pays for this Space Cor. St. Paul Warren Our hobby is young men ' s clothes, Farquhar Bool binders and Book.mak.ers Catalog and Mag- azine Printers Claflin Printing Co. Printers and Publishers University Place, Lincoln Menus and Programs for social functions Printers of The Coyote and The Wesleyan THE OLD, OLD STORY Side by side in history class We sat, so fresh and young-, Our faces fair, like our golden hair, Were bright as the morning sun. We played or tittered or fell asleep ' Neath the gravest lectures there, The world was a spot where guile was not And all things harmless were. But now, alas, that dream is smashed. If I get my figure right. We ' ve lived to see it ruthlessly Knocked higher than a kite. As I remember, one august Wells Upon a gladsome day, Gave a pop-gun exam — not a minute to cram. They took us home on a dray. 1 0 Since then the stars have ceased to shine, The earth is an echoing tomb, Where those who can ' t beat sixty-nine Are lost in the fearful gloom. — R. A. W. u O o c o CO s 2 " ft c •4 -C Em c " ft CP U J. c -g ■S 0) 1-5 O o 5 m cs OJ ci3 o «4H 4J o 2 ' o .2 s ( ; W O OJ M 2 4h C3 O) o ex 5 rl ' 11 p3 o CO 13 ft ci as ■K " PRESERVE THE PRESENT FOR THE FUTURE STUDIO 226 SOUTH ELEVENTH STREET " Our lives are running boundless free To that unfathomed bound- sea — Spinsterhood. " (Signed) Myrtle Grubb, Hazel Bailey, Eva Jewell, Bess Warrick, Ruth Files, Mildred Claflin. S tatitrs rrrrntlji a r l tn tlir ?|all nf iFaiiir at Urs- Iruan: Jennie Lind Dickens Moore Eddy Rob ' t Burns Hooker The Kiser Helen Hunt R. Lee Swift Pope Jeffries Spaulding Cap ' t. Kidd Spencer 3ln QlnnrluHton As the year draws to a close and we watch the results of our work as it comes from the press, sheet by sheet, we have a feeling of mingled satisfaction and regret. We have given ourselves unreservedly to this task. We have stinted the work in neither time nor energy. We have hesitated at no sacrifice of pleasure. With all the means at our com- mand we have sought to give a true picture of student life at Wesleyan. We wish to express our sincere thanks to the loyal support of so many — to the Staff, to various committees and to Coach Kline, who has shared his office with us. Especially do we wish to mention the tireless and excellent work of Ethel Delzell, the designer. Carmen Fischer and Grace Harris have contributed many drawings and cartoons. Harry Shop- bell has photographed and printed, etc., day and night. Hazel Bailey and Roy Wilson and others have added to the literary portions. The Coyote belongs to you, the students of Wesleyan. If you want a different type of Annual; it is your to say. It will be a photo- graph album, or a stunt book, or a literary magazine, or a combination of all, as the stu- dents desire. But the desire must be made known when the plans are being laid, not after the book is out. Improvement will come principally as you demand a better book, furnish better material, respond more promptly with photographs and write-ups, and take more interest in its progress. With these parting words we leave with its owners the COYOTE OF 1912.


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