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Ifi !fi J THE 1910 I SWASTIKA I I n IT=i I |TJ ' l_ ' zn i .PD Published by the Junior Class up Ifi of the !fi s New Mexico Agricultural College E Cmamplin Press. Columbus, O D Dedication URING the past six years Dr. John R. Macarthur has been a member of the faculty of this college, and he has been a power for good in the institution. Possessing great ability and a genial personality, by his conse- cration to his teaching and his loyalty and devotion to every good cause, he has won the hearts of the students and of the people. He has labored faithfully to stimulate the formation of noble, righteous characters. He has ever been ready and willing to sympathize with and assist those in need. He has exercised a Christian, brotherly care for young men, and to his influence many may ascribe their aspirations for a purer, higher life. ' To have enjoyed the pleasure of his association has been no small privilege, and in recognition of this, on his retirement from this college to enter a larger field of work, the Junior Class dedicates to him this volume of Tke Swastika. Dr. John R. Macarthur 1 I y l JiJoCou : wXm .. tjtiA jsjiu. )U.A jUj VV6- cl Jl Swastika Staff S. luiUF.KT .Mctru.i. - - . lidilor-iii-Chicf r. LT, r.Rovvvi.i-.i ' . - - - Ihisiiu-ss Manager ( )L v Windsor - .Issistant Biisinrss Manager I ' liM.r.is Dkkmkk - - - Literary Editor JiiiiN | ' () i:Rs ... Picture Manager Iamks XoiRSK ... - _lil Editor % % V -t r .. ' . ■ ' ■ J :---t :fv afe!R ' «%t. ' ' - NOURSM TACULTY. Faculty WiNFRED Ernest Gakkison, A. B., Yale, 1894; Ph. D., University of Chicago, 1897. President and Pro- fessor of Economics. Luther Foster, M. S. A., Iowa State College. Director of the Experiment Station and Dean of Agri- culture. Cl. rence T. Hagerty, B. S., Notre Dame University, 1890; M. S., ibid., 1895. Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy. Elmer O. Wooton, B. S., Earlham College, 1889; M. S., ibid., 1896. Professor of Biology and in charge of Geolog) ' . John D. bney Tinsley, B. S., New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1899. Professor of Physics and Soil Physics. MERRirr Lorraine Hoblit, A. B., Kalamazoo College, 1901 ; A. B., University of Chicago, 1901. Pro- fessor of Spanish and Latin. Raleu;h Freduick Hare, B. S., Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1892; M. S. ibid., 1893. Professor of Chemistrj ' . John R. Macarthur, A. B., University of Manitoba, 1892; Ph. D., University of Chicago, 1903. Pro- fessor of English. 12 F. L. BiXBY, B. S., University of California. Pro- fessor of Irrigation Engineering. Ch. rles p. George, Major U. S. Army Retired. Professor of Military Science and Tactics. John H. Vaughan, A. B., University of North Carolina, 1904; A. M., ibid., 1905. Principal of the Preparatory Department and Associate Professor of History. Singleton Reynolds Mitchell, B. S., Purdue University, 1902; M. S., New Mexico College of Agri- culture and Mechanic Arts, 1909. Assistant Professor of Chemistry. John A. Anderson, Assistant to the Registrar and in the Department of Stenography and Typewriting. Lucy M. Lewis, A. B., University of Illinois, 1905 ; B. L. S., ibid., 1906. Librarian and Assistant in Eng- lish. Fadian Garcia, B. S., New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1894; M. S. A., ibid., 1905. Professor of Horticulture. Caroline W. Daniels, M. A., Ripon College. As- sociate Professor of English and Dean of ' omen. Margaret H. Haggart, B. S., Kansas State Agri- cultural College, 1905. Professor of Household Eco- nomics. John Oliver Miller, B. S., University of Colo- rado, 1899. Registrar, and Assistant in the Department of Stenography and Typewriting. G. Eugene Lain, M. A., and M. S. Southern Iowa Normal School. Principal of Department of Stenogra- l)hy and Typewriting. Archibald Bruce Sage, B. S., New Mexico Col- lege of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1900. Professor of Mechanical Engineering. 13 l-KAXk S ' i(jiKi ' ()N, 1 ' .. S., I ' nivcrsity ul Xehraska, ujuj. As islant l ' rnt s(ir of I ' hysics. H. II. SiMi ' SON, 11. S., Iiiwa State College. Assistant Professor n Animal 1 lu-bamlry. W. !■ " . . " i II Ai ' iioKsi , 1 ' .. . ., Siiiitli Dakota . griciiltural College, lyos. Assistant rrc)fessor of .Mei-hanioal En- gineering. JicssK ]• " . .MiNDKi-i.. 1!. S. . ., Xcw Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic . rts, 1908. Assistant in Horticulture. K.w Mir.Tu.v W ' li.io.x. 11. H., Columbia College of K.xpression, iyo8. .X.ssistant in linglisli, in charge of Public Speaking. J.w 1!. Stdneki.xc., M. E., New Mexico College of . i, ' riculture and Mechanic . rts, 1908. Assistant in Irrigation hjigineering. J. 11. .SoriKE.s. I ' ll. ])., Cornell L ' nivcr.--it . Professor of .Vgronomy. E. 1. WicunicR, Ph. D.. gratluate from the L ' niversiiv of icnna. . ssistant in I ' .iology. G. E. W ' k.st, Cniversity of Missouri. Assistant in luigincering and Manual Training. . r(;i ' ST ] ' . IljKRUicc.v.xui), 11. S., Xew Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1909. . ssistant in Cl ' emistry. (Jkokiik p. S ' rorKr.R. D. S. in C. E.. I ' nivcrsity of W ' iscc nsin. 1909. As.sistant in Civil Engineering and Mathematics. E. E. Miller, Musical Director. Edw. E. XX ' or.FE, Graduate of the Dairy Course, isconsin Agricultural College. Assistant in Dairving. HAUk II. StiiiTZ. 11. S.. Xew Mexico College of .Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1905: P.. S. . . Cor- nell. 1907. .Assistant in Agronomy. Jo.SEPHiNE Morton, A. P... Drury College, 1898. . ssistant Librarian. Carrie P. PiiEi.r.s. Assistant in Preparatory De])artment. E. NNiE EoRi). P.. S.. Xew Mexico College of . gricultiue and Mechanic Arts. Assistant in Preparatory Department. ? r . " Senior Class Officers President - . - . . Gordon Wilson Goebel Fice President ----- Walter Roque Ames Secretary -.--.. Stuart Knight Baker Treasurer .--.... Arxer Grose Eede COLORS. Roj-al Blue and Cream W ' hite. MOTTO. " Labor Vincit Omnia. " 16 EDWARD L. REDDING, El Paso, Texas. Civil Engineering Course. Honors : Football team ■03-04- ' o5- ' o6- ' o7- ' o8. Captain football team ' o6- ' o7. Track team ' o4- ' o5- ' o6- ' o7- ' o8. Round-Up staff ' oj- ' oS. Swastika staff ' 08. Editor Swastika ' 09. President Y. M. C. A. ' og- ' io. Holder of Territorial record in hammer and discus. Captain in Battalion ' 06- ' 07. Athletic Board ' 06-07. ' . O. S. V. ' 03- ' 04. Motive in I.u-i:: To win the fair lady in Cruces. Thesis : Determination of Constant C in Formula for Flow of Water Through Submerged Orifices. Formula Q. C. A. Vsgli. " Micn Love and Skill Work Together, Expect a Alasterpiece. " 17 RfTH ELLEN OLIVER. Eicrro, Xew Mexico. General Science Course. N. M. A. C. since 1906. Honors : Officer in the Y. W. C. A. Minerva Literary Society. Dramatic Club. Class Officer. Motive in Life: To be House Wife of Cornell Graduate. Thesis: Taxation in New Mexico. " But tell me true, will ' t be a match? Ask my los;. if he say ' aye ' it will; if he say ' nay ' it will: if he wag his tail and say nothing it will. " 18 HOWARD CROSBY BOONE. Sabinal, Texas. Mechanical Engineering Course. N. M. A. C, 1908. HoxoRS : Student Body Pres. " lo. Editor Engineering Dept. Round-Up ' 10. Baseball ' 10. Motive ix Life: General Mercliandise Merchant, Mesquite, New Mexico Thesis : Test of a tvpc ten — 2 Tngersoll-Rand Air Compressors. " My hair is my pride. " 19 WALTER ROOUE AMES. Las Cruces, New Alexico. Mechanical Engineering Course. N. M. A. C. since 1902. ifi Honors: Football ' o.3- ' o4- ' o5- ' o6- ' o7- ' o8. Capt., Battalion of Cadets. Salerino in " Merchant of Venice. " Treasurer of Gibbons Club ' 07- ' 08. Treasurer of Sophomore Class. Treasurer Junior Class. Vice Pres. Senior Class. Pres. Athletic Association ' 08. Moi ' iVE IN Life: Mayor of Las Cruces. ' Man delights not me, nor woman, either. " 20 STUART KNIGHT BAKER. Las Cruces, New Mexico. Electrical Engineering Course. N. M. A. C. since 1901. HoxoRs : Minerva Literary Society. — Treas. ' 08, Vice Pres. ' 09. Student Body Treas. ' 09, Vice Pres. ' 10. Editor Engineering Dept. Round-Uji ' 09. Assistant Business Manager, Swastika, ' 08. Salanio in " Merchant of Venice. " First Sgt., Co. B; Adjutant; Capt. Co. D. ' ice Pres. Junior Class 09, Secy. Senior Class ' 10. Motive in Life : To be Superintendent of the Las Cruces Electric R. R. Company. Thesis : ■ " Some Commercial Tests of Electrical Machinery. " " Silence does not always mark wisdom. " 21 DONALD W. YOUNG. Las Cruces, New Mexico. General Course. N. M. A. C. since 1900. Honors: Member of the " Sons of Rest. " Oratorical Contest ' 07. Intercollegiate Debate ' 09. Battalion Adjutant. President Sophomore Class ' 07. Minerva Pres. ' 08. Tennis Manager ' 06. Motive ix Life: Democratic Candidate for President. Thesis: History of the Development of the Democratic party. " I am somewhat of an orator but I never do as well as I can out of respect for the memory of Patrick Henry. " 22 ARTHUR F. FRAKER. Ocate, New Mexico. Civil Engineering Course. N. M. A. C. since 1902. Honors : President of Junior Class ' cS- ' og. Football team ' 03- ' o4- ' o5- ' o6- ' o7- ' o8. Football Captain ' 08. Secretary Athletic Association ' 08. Major of Battalion " 08- ' 09. Piggy in " Just one Girl. " Chorus Boy in " Pinofore " and " Mikado. " Motive in Life: Specialist in . pplicd Mechanics. TiiEsi.s : The determination of Constant C. in formula for flow of water through submerged orifices. " It is easier to look wise than to talk wisely. " 23 ARNER GROSE EEDE. Ballston Spa, New York. General Science Course. N. M. A. C. since ' o . Honors : Treasurer, Tortiigas Club ' 09. Track Team ' 08- ' 09. Captain Track team ' 10. Basketball team ' 09- ' 10. Treasurer Senior Class ' 10. Motive in Life: " To be a Missionary to China. " " What a man am I. " 24 GORDON WILSON GOEBEL. Santa Fe, New Mexico. Electrical Engineering Course. N. M. A. C. since 1907. Ifi Honors : Roiiiid-Up reporter ' 09. Swastika staff ' 09. Tortugas Club Pres. ' 09. Senior Class Pres. ' 10. Motive in Life: Chief Mechanic in the " Tortugas " shops. Thesis: Some Commercial Tests of Electrical Machinery. " Whence and what art thou, execrable shape? " 25 Just a Chip on the Ocean of Life Four short years we have been together, In the shelter of the College lea; But now our College days are over And we must face the open sea. Four years we have been together, Like chips on waters smooth ; But now we must part asunder And your companionship lose. Life is just an ocean On which the angry waves rise; ' hile numerous troubles crowding Darken all the skies. Like chips that i oat about And on the current ride ; One wave may bring us together And the next may carry us wide. So with us all it is, Amid our tiiil and strife: We are all but a cliip. Just a chip on the ocean of life. But, now we must part, Since our College days are o ' er ; Tho ' we hope to meet again In the days that lie before. Signed " A .Scribbler. 26 Junior Class OFFICERS. Paul W. [. VI■R ..------ President William E. Campbell ..---- Vice President Pkrcy C. FitzGkkald ._.----- Secretary Raye Mines - - - Treasurer C.EORGE Oi ' ESEXiii-URY ------- Attorney Rertha Mayer -...-.-- Auditor John E. Powers ...----- Poet MOTTO. A fool and bis money soon part. COLORS. Orange and Blue. CLASS ROLL. Pai!L V. .Mayer. ' ILLIAM E. Camphell. S. Eci ' .ert Merrill. Bertha Mayer. Henry C. McCowen. John E. Powers. Percy C. Fitz Gerald. Paul Brownlee. Ioseph W. Rigxey. George Ouesenberry. Raye Hines. 28 PAUL W. MAYER (Punk) White Oaks, New Mexico. In an off day the Juniors elected him President of their class. Unsuccessful in lo e he takes revenge in slamming two-baggers across the diamond to the infinite deliglit of all other under-dogs. His record in classes forbids the im- plying of anything on that score although the taking of that course in which he is registered will probably necessitate his returning in 1912 for stenographic work. RAYE HINES (Heinie), Mesilla, New Mexico. A heart smasher for fair. No sarcasm is included in the preceding ; it is merely a general way of stating that at least three have engaged and succumbed in the contest of " bitter sweet. " Raye clinched her position in the hearts of her classmates when she entertained them on April ist. May it be further .said to the credit of tliis estimable young lady that during the present year she ser ed as President of the Y. W. C. A. ifi HEXRY C. McCOWEN (Mac), Las Cruces, New Mexico. Foreman of the " Whoop-em-up " outfit. Spends part of the week getting out the College paper and the balance of the time getting out of the way of those irate victims of his yellow journal who will not accept apologies. He doesn ' t believe in going with the girls, but he goes just the same. He will make a valiant effort to graduate on time. 29 PKRCY C. FITZ GERALD (Old Has- Been), Roswell, New Mexico. " Slow but sure " could not be more appropriately applied to any one else. especially the last part of the quotation. He claims that he hasn ' t time for girls, athletics, journalism or any of the other side shows, but in an emergency he will exhibit a remarkable adaptability to any of the above diversions. Fitz is a farmer of marked (ability and recently was the President of the Agricultur.d Club. GEORGE R. QUESENBERRY (Change), Las Cruces, New Mexico. He is quite high up in the world, — at least his head. George has been with the class since 1902; in fact he is all that is left of the original class. He was once President of the " bunch " but resigned for the reason that he found the ceiling an uncomfortable restriction when he had to stand on a six-incli platform. In addition to the fact that he is a member of the Agricultural family, it miglit be said in recommendation of him ; — " There is a whole lot to him. " JOSEPH W. RIGNEY (Judge or Rig), Cross Roads, Alabama. J. W. is the latest addition to ' 11 and certainly one of its most valuable members. He was a dark horse in the debating line, but he proved to be a speedy animal in the race for the inter-collegiate team. Mr. Rigney is an adept in the incubator business and a worthy example of the worthy ruralities. There IS yet another feather: — he is the President of that progressive organization known as the Agric. Club. 30 WILIJAM E. CAMPBELL (Jack), Bower Mills, Missouri. Tliis corpulent individual has been with the class for half a decade. He is from tlie land of " Show me " and if you rub his fur the wrong way he exhibits all llie characteristics of that animal native to the muddy state. The chief aim of his life is to be a civil en , ' ineer, but his main endeavor is concentrated on keeping his avoirdupois below the 200 pound mark. Constant handling of the long green and jingling tin during the last two years, while " samburger " dis- poser and Round-L ' p manager has earned for him the appellation of " Chief Grafter. ' ' BERTHA MAYER, hite Oaks, New Mexico. From the Sub-Freshman class. Bertha has kept steadily abreast of her class- mates and is consequently a full-fledged Junior. She is one of the few girls who believe that a degree from a technical school is worth while. In Miss Mayer we find a girl of the reliable, dependable sort and one for whom everyone has something respectful to say. She is an active Y. W. C. A. worker and for two vears has held office in the association. JOHN POWERS (Push), Santa Rita, New Mexico. Johnie joined the " bunch " when it was known as the Junior Prep class. He is Irish and proud of it and possesses all of the race ' s conversational and oratorical powers. Furthermore, he is the embodiment of first, class, and then college spirit. Of course he is taking an engineering course, but in our gener- osity we cannot hold that against him. He has never petted the girls, but he often allows them to pet him. 31 SEWALL E. MERRILL (Farmer), Santa Rosa, New Mexico. He started out pretty well in his Freshman year, but he has been slowing down until t he beginning of the present year when he spied something i)rettv by the road side and he almost came to a full stop. He is a man who lias no particular aversion for College side sliows for lie has been everything from Football Manager to Swastika Editor. He has no mean ability, neither has he a single redeeming trait beyond the fact that he is a FARMER. }E PAUL BROWNLEE (Pauline), I s Cruces, New Mexico. Two years ago he was a Sophomore. During last year he was enrolled in the Freshman class and now, by some miracle, he is a Junior and also the Business Manager of the volume you hold in hand. Before coming here, he was a farmer, and now, to supplement his practical experience, he is taking scientific work. He is therefore a good example of the progressive evolution of the modern agriculturist. 32 WovHom z Sophomores Oi.AF Windsor --------- President John K. Haggaut ------ J ice President H. Lkslie Herrmann - - - Secretary and Treasurer Rupert L. Stewart ----- Sergeant-at-Arms CLASS COLORS: Old Gold and Lilac. MOTTO : " E Paucio Miiltum. " We, the class of 1910, have passed the second mile-post on the road of our college life. Just a year ago, we left behind us the one marked " Freshman " — now we are Sophomores — dignified Sophomores. The story of the early experiences of the members of the 1912 class has already been told. Today the class is small, numbering only seven — a mystic number. The ability of the class cannot be judged by this. Numbers do not always mean superiority. Out of the seven, six are engineers, or to be more specific six are registered as engineering students, and the solitary " farmer " — well, he knew no better; he thought this being an Agricultural College, he must take " Ag. " The ' 12 Class is proud of the honors which the members have won for our college. Rupert Stewart secured first place in the local Oratorical Contest, and third place in the Intercollegiate. " Kilby " as for- ward and Tommy as center are two of the fastest basketball men on the college team. Windsor played end and Haggart quarterback on the second football eleven. Thomas and Windsor made the first team in baseball. Six of the class are officers in the Battalion ; Ca])t. Deemer, Lieut. Stewart, Lieut. Wilson, Lieut. Herrmann, Sgt. Major Windsor, and Sgt. Haggart. Thomas is a member of the band. The class is represented in all college activities and has done its part well in every thing entered. W ' itJi final " exams " over, we shake many hands, and extend good wishes and hopes to meet again next year as Juniors. 34 bophomore Directory ifi NAME Detriment Forever Deemer. Kissing Jayhawker Haggart. Hating Lazy Hermann. Reckoning Loofer Stewart. Laughing Getthere Thomas. Kneehigh Onerous Windsor. Extreme Jabberer Wilson. PRESENT Office Captain Co. " C " . Captain ' 09 Basketball team. Editor-elect 191 1 Swastika. A Sophomore. Basketball Alanager. President A. A. 1st Lieutenant Co. " D " ' . WHY I LIVE To learn how. To spend Dad ' s money. To " Puff " . To plant corn. Because I can ' t die. To eat. To help the common people. WHY I CAME TO COLLEGE. To drill Co. " C " . To learn surveying. To get a rest. Nothing else to do. To toot my horn. To keep out of the penitentiary. To fall in love. POSSIBILITIES. Junior. Surveyor. Quit smoking. A Lawyer. Sousa ' s Rival. A married man. Irrigation Engineer. CHARACTERISTIC MOOD. " Did you see me. " Happy. Careless. Knocking. Smiling (Tee-he). Grouchy. Sore heading. REMINDS ONE OF A French Chef. Most anything. A locomotive standing still. Arkansas Farmer. Big League Manager. Would-be Prize Fighter. Two-bit politician. PROBABILITIES U. S. private Hen-pecked husband. Baptist Minister. Adobe maker. None. Promising. Miners ' assistant. 36 Freshman Class COLORS— Purple and Gold. CLASS M01 " T( — " Conseqiiitur Ouodcumf|iie Petit. " OFFICERS. Hugh Fi.ovd ---------- President Edwin Lyon --------- J iee President Lethi. MiTCHF.iJ. -------- Secret ar Associated with August 31, 1909, will be remembered what turned nut to be the most inipdrtant event in the history of the ' 13 class, namely, its fonnation. During the first few days of our College work we remained in a sort of comatose state, acting upon the famous motto of Napoleon, that " Children should be seen and not heard. " Looking back on that time we cannot l)ut think how lucky the future Freshmen will be in having a grass-covered campus to help in making them api)ear less conspicuous, while we had nothing of our own tone, nothing to modify our ver- dancy. The contrast between ourselves and our wise upper classmen has been glaring indeed. But we soon found that it was our duty to add more events to our class history. The first awakening came when footliall practice was announced, and to our amazement we found that the captain of the team was a Freshman, and three others from our class became players on the first team, while we had one rep- resentative on the second team. The only girl from our class that played basketball was chosen captain of the team for the coming year. We now began to realize what powers were lying dormant in this so-called verdant class. Two debat- ing teams were formed, and one of the note-worthy things the first team did was to defeat the Juniors on the question of Tariff. Eleven members of this Freshman class take active part in the Current Topics Club; five took part in the College Oratorical Contest; two are working for the Alumni medal; seven sing in the St. James Choir, and two are reporters on the Round- Up staff. From the above it appears that our class has many commendable traits. In addition to these we should like to mention that in the battalion the Major, three Lieutenants, four Sergeants, and one Cor- poral are Freshmen. If we were to reason forward, basing our conclusions upon the short but eventful past, our assertions would seem incredible. But this our natural spirit of meekness and modesty forbids. . nd even the events here recorded are not done in a boastful manner, but with more of the satisfaction of knowing that we have made ourselves useful. 38 The Yells ( With all due apologies to the Hear the loud and ringing yells. Freshmen yells. What a world of confidence their clamoring foretells! In the thickest of the fight. How the Juniors shake with fright At the earnest awe-inspiring tone. For the only sound that floats From the Juniors ' trembling throats Is a groan. Too much terrified to speak They can only squeak, squeak Out of tune, In a clamorous appealing to the crowd In a mad expostulation with the able judges proud. Squeaking higher, higher, higher With a desperate desire shade of Edgar Allen Poe.) And a resolute endeavor Now — now to debate or never. Dreading the decision coming soon. Oh, the yells, yells, yells, And the victory it foretells. How the Freshies clap and roar. What a racket they outpour! Yet the ear distinctly tells In the wrangling And the jangling How the danger sinks and swells By the sinking and the swelling in the volume Of the yells. Of the yells. Of the yells, yells, yells, yells, yells, yells — In the clamor and the volume of the yells. Bv a Freshman. 40 My Scrap-Book You ask me to write of the easiest thing, Or the thing tliat to nie was most fun, Or the most striking thing, or the hardest, or best. Or any superlative thing that was done In my College career. In ni} ' scrap-book I tind every one. X The first part is filled up with old football lore, Witli Redding and " Andy, " Weddell, and the rest, .■ nd tlien come the dance programs, valentines, mum])s, Debate, basketball — who can tell wliich was best? I declare. 1 can not. For each in its day was enjoyed with a zest. " Just One Girl " on the next page, then " Up in the Brush, " " The Merchant of Venice " and " Venison " too. Then Senior dance, Prexie Foster was host, And that good old Commencement almost makes me blue. Here ' s a part of the list. Hut I can ' t pick the best of these good times. Could vou ; -H. C. ITcnrv, ' 08. Class ot Naughty-Five !fi It is not very difficult to decide as to the most striking thing that happened during the college year of ' 05. It happened in the coming to this institution of Dr. J. R. Macarthur. It did not take him long to size up the lay of the land and then he took hold of us with both hands. Most of us had been in off the range a few years, but there still remained an occasional cocklebur to remove from our hair. This he did in such a gentle and insinuating manner that it is doubtful whether any of us was aware of what was going on, until, indeed, he gave us a parting stroke or two and started in on the rest of the round-up, who, having been caught more or less recently, needed rough points smoothed down here and there. In the seven years of Dr. Macarthur ' s stay here he has passed through his hands a large number of young fellows, but the Class of ' 05 was the first to graduate after his influence began. The preceding class were all too old and hardened to get much out of the year they had under him. so ours was the first to be really benefitted. His influence out of the class-room was, if possible, even more potent than in it. Being a man of many interests, there was hardly a thing that he was not concerned in, and he became therefore to his student friends, companion and professor. To many of us he was a model, ideal and standard of scholar, man and truth ; and there are not a few, certainly, who before deciding upon an act have considered what the Doctor would have done under the circumstances. If we were in doubt on any subject, how easv it was to get him to analyze it for us and afterwards to wonder why it should suddenly have become so clear. Nor did his influence and interest in one cease with removal from residence at the College, but thev have followed us to remote regions or wherever we happened to be. In this territory, naturallv. his pres- tige is greatest; and it is safe to say that there is hardly a town or hamlet in it that does not include at least one who with upmost sincerity loves and revere. Dr. Macarthur.— Harry H. Schutz, 05. 43 As Others See Us ifi Whoa, Pegasus! — he will not wait; He sniffs afar Ahimni lore. And so, to strike the proper gait, We ' ll start with Class of Ninety-four. They ' re making hay from dawn till late, With bank-notes laid in store. Of Xiiiely-five, and Six, and Seven, Not much. I ' m sure, we know- Some rest on earth, some rest in heaven, Some few in Mexico. But Ninety-eight and Ninety-nine, And Double-naught, I ' d have you know, Pan out some stuff that ' s superfine — Some cocks that cackle, some that crow! Where ' er their radiant faces shine Two l)lades for one will grow. Naught-one comes next, and then Naught-two; A likely company these; You ' ll find their names in next Who ' s Who. They surely take the cheese. Now Nineteen-three and Nineteen-four — How few, how pale, how gaunt the men ! Hats off! — ' tis here the women score — Me fails the feeble pen. But hist ! those men ! the three can roar I ' ntil you ' d think them ten. A shadow passes as write. Class Nineteen-five draws near; I call the roll — with broken might But four gives answer, Here! Then Nineteen-six cmncs nno view. A mixture rich and rare; The3- " re scattered far, these good and true, You ' ll find them everywhere. A jolly, brave, judicious crew. They neither drink nor swear. Naught-seven, full of high emprise. And cliili-sauce and beans. Has borne our fame — the roving guys — From here to Philippines. 44 What ' s this 1 see a-loomiiii, ' up? It ' s Nineteen-eight. I vow! An overgrown, ungainly pup. It comes a frisking, bow-wow-wow ! One maid to taste the loving-cup. And settle everv row. Let now at last Xaught-nine appear.- A lusty, yearling calf. We hardly know if we should cheer. Or frown, or weep, or laugh. Se ends our tale, for Nineteen-ten Is yet within tlie shell. Hut Alma ; Iater. wise old hen. Is on the job right well. What hatch there ' ll be, or how, or when, ho ' s wise enough to tell? My First Night in Old " Klondyke " }£ How well 1 remember my first night at the old club house, alwaj ' s known as " Kloiidyke ! ' ' Yes, I had that middle south room in the main building, and all day long one Saturday. I busied my- self moving in. hanging pictures, etc. No one seemeil to notice me, especially, and I wondered if I should make many friends among the boys. Study hour began at eight o ' clock, and even before that time T had settled down quietly and alone and begun trying to get the mysteries of algebra out of the book and into my head. All was quiet and serene until about nine when I heard a gentle rap on my door. I opened it. and in stalked Will Pelphrey and two of his " pals " and seated themselves as though they had come to stay. A moment later came another knock on my door. I again opened it and welcomed George Dissinger and " Farmer John. " " I say, " said George Dissinger, " been fixing her up some, haven ' t j ' ou? Gee, that ' s a swell picture you ' ve got there! " and crossing the room he calmly stepped up onto the middle of my bed to examine the picture more closely. Knowing that he was no idiot with unlimited privileges. I requested him to get 45 oflF my bed with his feet. " All right, in a minute. " he said. At this stage of the game, Pelphrey leaned over and blew out the light, and immediately ran out uf the room. Having a match in m} ' jxicket, 1 struck it at once, but to my surprise, there was no lamp in sight. " Pelphrey ' s got your lamp, " said ' Farm- er John, ' you ' d better go after him. " I thought it a good idea, so I gave chase to Pelplirey and the lamp. He had a good start uf me and after chasing him away ofi through the brush and down past the horse sheds, I gave u]) the chase and returned to my room. .As I entered the room, 1 struck another match, and there, to my still greater surprise, a work of magic had taken place ; cot, trunk, table, chairs were gone — nothing remained of my eartlily goods save the pictures on the wall. After a few seconds of bewilderment, I realized how cleverly I had been tricked into chasing the boy with the lamp, while those left in the room, together with many others who lurked in the darkness near- by, had done the work. What to do? That was the question. I walked to the door and listened — not a sound save half stifled chuckles which emanated from every nearby room, thus making it evident that my cheerful callers were not alone in the plut. Half a minute later I heard a boy run lightly from tlie brush and slip into the second house south of my door. I knew, of course, that he was just returning from a trip to the sage brush to deposit some of my belongings; so taking this small clue, I set out in quest of my furniture. Some ten steps from the door I stumbled onto my trunk, which, being quite heavy, had not been taken far. Behind the bath house I found two chairs, and upon lighting a match to make sure they were my prop- erty, I espied the corner of a blanket hanging from the roof. It was luck to find my bed so soon, and mounting one of the chairs, I pulled it down and took it to my room. Returning a moment later with a chair in each hand, I caught another young rascal just in the act of getting nft witli it again. He " made tracks " as if for his life, altliough I would never have dared chase him, unless I could have taken my bed and chairs with me. " Now, " said 1 to myself, " I have this bedding, and about the only way I see to keep it is to sleep in it, " so I spread it down on the floor and went to bed, leaving the rest of the search until kindly daylight should come to my aid. The second night — oh that midnight feast! When the boys came tiptoeing in about twelve-thirty laden with cake, cookies, pics and two big pans of milk from the " Klondyke " cellar to coax away my grudge of the night before, my toast was, " Life hath its compensations, even among these ' Klon- dykers. ' " Methinks I hear one C. L. Post jieave a mighty sigh as he reads these lines. — O. R. Metcalfe. 0,3. 46 The Pioneer Oration delivered by Rupert L. Stewart at tlie Territorial Inter-collegiate, oratorical contest, at Roswell, N. M. Every American whose love of country has made liim dwell with kindling imagination on her early Tiistory can echo James Kirk Paulding ' s — " I hear the angry ocean rave, " I see tlie train of exiles stand, I see the lonely little bark Amid the desert, desolate. Scudding along the crested wave. The fathers of my native land, Freighted .... with the forefathers of anotlier world. The daring pioneers of fate, W ho braved the perils of the sea and earth. And gave a boundless empire birth. " But does every such loyal American realize the part that " daring pioneers " have ever since had in making that empire " boundless, " in making the word " empire " so gloriously true? What has caused our nation in 300 years to spread from the Atlantic to the Pacific and froin I ' lorida to Alaska? What has made us the nation we are today? What but the continuation of that spirit which brought the cavalier in 1607 to Virginia and the pilgrims in 1620 to the bleak coast of Massachusetts. The same spirit of enterprise which made our forefathers leave their European homes to explore and settle new lands survives in us. Those seafaring Germanic ancestors of theirs and ours, who spent their lives conquering the waves of stormy northern seas and exjdoring unknown lands could hardly have had other descendants. This new country offered such a field in w-hich tn satisfy this craving for new enterprise that it in- creased and now stands out as the great American characteristic. In the heart of every true American there exists a longing to discover, conquer, or reclaim something. This longing for the untried, this search after the unknown, has been again and again exemplified. Henry Hudson endured hardships that sev- eral times came near costing him his life, but in doing so he discovered and explored the majestic bay and beautiful river that bear his name, the river at whose mouth ships from all the countries of the world gather to unload their cargoes. Daniel lioonc pushed mit into new fields on wliicli no white man had ever before set foot. Lewis and Clark explored the land which we now speak of as the Louisiana Purcliase. With a little band of followers the two started up the Missouri river; they went as far as possible by boat, then |)rocured liorses from tlic Indians and traveled over mountains, tlirough deserts and prairies, 47 sonietiines almost dying of starvation and thirst and living constantly in fear of the barbarous Indians. For what? Xot for money, not for lionor, but merely to satisfj- that passion for enterprise. This expe- dition not only enlightened the people as to the wealth of the Louisiana Purchase, but it gave the United States a claim on the fertile country of Oregon. The bold, fearless and adventurous do not stop when all tlic land in our great country has been ex- plored. They press out into new fields. The annexation of Alaska and of the Philippines, the reclaiming of the arid regions of the great Southwest, and just now, after years of labor and suflering, the disccivery of the long searched for North Pole — these are examples of what the pioneer spirit is capable of doing. We Westerners should look with a feeling of profound gratitude to our predecessors who blazed the trail and carried the star of empire westward. They have put the rough outline on the canvas and we are now filling it in. They have made the West what she is toda} ' — and at what a cost ! In those days rail- roads were unknown; when people went West they traveled with horses or oxen. Picture a small party making a brave start; see them bidding their friends farewell; see the large covered wagon with four fat horses disappearing in the distance. See them months later lost on the plains, not four fat horses, but three poor ones; see the father walk beside the wagon to lessen the load, see the look of agony on the poor mother ' s face as her children cry for water. But look, a band of savage Indians gallop up, a fight follows, and all the pioneers are killed and their bodies are left to be gnawed by the wild coyote or to be picked by the buzzard. How often now we come to a pile of bleaching bones and know that they are all that re- mains of some such ill fated expedition into the West. Every true Westerner loves this great and glorious West of ours, but we should often stop to think to whom we owe it. The people who pushed out into the wilderness of the Northwest, the West, and the Southwest, and carried the stars and stripes — these are they to whom we owe our homes! The spirit of the pioneer is still in us. No longer, cry our poets, does — No longer does he, " He, rude of garb and strong of frame, " Bronzed, haggard, lasli toward the West " Go swinging his echoing axe. Following the Amid the sea like solitude, " Trail as it wound through scarred hills, down canyons To tame the soil and plant the art, lone. Where nature ' s wildest genius reigns. " Where wild things screamed, with winds for company ; Its mile-stones were the bones of pioneers. " Now that all these things are no more, now that all the land has been explored, are we contented? Has that spirit of enterprise died? Xo, we could not be contented if we tried; and we do not trv! In 48 our very bones is that spirit which cannot be satisfied except by conquest of the new, so still we press on and on. ■ ' Today the steam-god thunders tiirough the West; At the magic touch of water, blooms the wilderness. " Today new fields arc being entered, new resources are being utilized, waterways are being improved, forest reserves are being instituted, reservoirs and canals are being built, and not only all our natural re- sources, but our niainifactures are being still more vigorously developed. Greater still, the very air is being made to serve as a highway for travel and the far off stars and planets in the fiery firmament are made to yield their long-kept secrets. But no longer the pioneer spirit finds its only outlet in conquering merely these physical conditions. It has not shrunk from still greater tasks. Instead of the perils of the West, there rise before the nation the perils of jiolitical corruption, of social wrong. The spirit of the pioneer speaks through Judge Lindsey of Denver, and juvenile courts rise to shield the young. It speaks through others and there are scientific investigations for the protection of mankind against unhealthful foods; e.xperiments on the plants of the desert, which promise to remove its curse of barrenness. Surely then we should place the pioneer at the head of our column of heroes. He has brought order out of chaos; he has settled the Northwest, the W ' est and the Southwest; he has redeemed millions of acres of land from the wilderness: he has added stars to our flag; he has attained the greatest success in manufacture; he has brought laurels to lay at the feet of his mother country, and he has caused the Amer- ican nation to be crowned the greatest nation in the world. At the foot of a bridge over the Concord River stands Daniel Chester French ' s statue of the " Minute Man. " On the pedestal are the commemorative words: " Here once the embattled farmers stood. And fired the shot heard round the world. " This figure, standing with musket firmly grasped, gazing over the fields, is alert, courageous, and maj-be even a little defiant. It serves well to keep fresh the memory of our forefathers whose gallant fight began our existence as a nation. In Lincoln Park. Chicago, towering high among the beautiful trees, stand St. Gauden ' s great statue of Abraham Lincoln. The whole figure expresses pity for the oppressed, sorrow that brother should fight brother, but firm determination that the Union shall stand " now and forever one and inseparable. " Along the old Santa Fe trail into the great West nearly a hundred simple stones mark the heroic progress of the pioneer. New Mexico, through its Legislature, has taken the initial step to erect an arch 49 at the end of tliat fanunis trail. Instead of an arch, wliy should not Loiado Taft be commissioned to carve a great figure, with rifle thrown across his shoulder, with glance turned back over the miles of desert he has crossed, but, with face and gesture suggesting that there are more worlds to conquer? Xew Mexico has a great ojjixjrtunity to do for coming generations what little Concord did for a long past one, what Chicago has done for a more recent one. As we add our star to the flag, why not add a tribute to the men who have given us a state! Why not raise a great statue at the end of the Santa Fe trail, to The Pioneer ! ■TglMI SO The ' 09 Stenographers OFFICERS. President ----------- Kirkpatrick I ' ice President --------- Pattison, T. Secretary ---------- Helen Horton Treasurer .......... Wilson, O. Critic ------------ G. E. Lain COLORS: — Orange and Black. MOTTO: — If you can ' t get what you like, like what you get. This class was started on the 8th of September, 1908, by Professor Eugene George Lane of the B. G., -etc., retired, with an enrollment of twenty-six. Everything went well until after the first semester tests, when thirteen of the class were found to be sorely in need of a competent stenographer to take care of their exams. Lacking this they disappeared from the ranks. The remaining number seemed to have been pointed out as an unlucky crowd by the " Goddess of Thirteen. " for the term ended witli imly eight of the thirteeen answering to their names. On the first Monday in September, 1909, Professor again took his roll hook in hand, but with some difficulty, for he was on crutches, as he had broken some of his toes while playing " Jumping George " from his office window to the pavement. The following answered present: Miss Horton, Mr. Kirkpatrick, Miss Mayberry, Mr. Pattison, Miss Sheppard and Mr. Wilson. The ones still absent being: Miss Ander- son, Mr. Beach, Mr. Bratton, Mr. Carroll, Mr. Dessauer, Mr. Dunn, Mrs. Deemer, Miss Deemer, Mr. Danos, Mr. Goebel, Mr. Gilliam, Mr. Henry, Mr. Lane, Mr. Noyer, Mr. Roberts. Mr. Rabb, Mr. Stamper, Mrs. Thomas, Miss Thomas and Mr. Taylor. Work was started at a good clip and the little class of six seemed to bear up under the burdens very well for the first semester, but the Goddess soon began working her charms after the holidays, and every- thing went wrong for about two months; then the sturdy little band of " word sign artists " threw oflF the charms of the enchantress and finished with colors of Orange and Black flying high and the motto. " If vou ■can ' t get what you like, like what you get, " fulfilled to the letter. As ever. Stenographers. 52 Stenoorraphy of ' 10 CLASS l ' Ri:Sll)EXT. Rnbcrt S. Riiljcrts. CLASS COLORS. Old Gtild and Black. CLASS MOTTO. " Do or Die. " The Stenography Class of igio gathered together in the class room on the first day of school, each face bearing a look of determination to live up to our ni iltci of " Do or Die. " However, that look soon changed to one of sadness when we learned tJiat our dearly beloved Professor Lain, wlio had tried to scale the rough stone wall to his office window, Jiaving no practice in l)reaking into windows, had fallen and. land- ing on the hard basement below, had sustained some serious injuries. On account of this accident we had no classes the first few days, " hen he did return, he returned mi crutches and desperately in love with a certain fair one at Hotel Dieu. The class studied short-hand with a vim the first few days, and tiiinking to rest our poor liewildered brains, we prepared a surprise for our Professor. We were ratiier late in getting things together so that Professor, thinking that we were not coming to class, sent out in search for us. At last he gave it up and came back to his class room, and — well you could have sliced his eye-balls out witli a " rip saw " and never scratched his eye-lids, for there before him the tables were covered with clean taljle linen, and the tables themselves were trembling with a load of good things to eat. ( )n Professor ' s Ie k was tiie large Punch Bowl filled to the brim with sparkling Punch " This doesn ' t look like short-hand tcj me. " said Professor, and immediately made liis wa} ' to the punch bowl. It is a mystery to this day what was in that punch, but we do know tiiis that there are only four electric lights in the class room and after drinking a certain amount of that good old jmnch Professors Lain and Wilcox were heard to say that they knew that there were eight. Bob of course made a pig of himself and at the end of the hour had to be carried out of the mom on a stretcher. It was then that Professor Lain was heard to .say, " 1 mu.st go to Hotel Dieu. Oh, you lair one! " 54 Time for the examinations rolled around too soon, but we were determined to stick to our motto; this we did, for when we found our grades, most of had " died. " But how could we have expected to pass? Honestly, there wasn ' t a single question in the whole examination that asked anything about " how the punch was mixed. " " Who mixed it, " etc. There was one redeeming trait of the class, however, and tliat was that each member of the class had either a good or bad characteristic. Now there was Josephine. She was so sweet tempered, was never known to get angry in class, and she just dearly loved Professor. Laura had a way of " heart smashing " that was not looked upon as a joke by many of the fellows. Ruth, well she did worse than any of us, " she just up and got married. " Anna didn ' t like our company and left us. Maybe she is going to get married too, who knows? Serena completely won the heart of the " Hupmobile " man. Robert persisted till he passed the first year course. Walter, known as the bright man of the class, was seen in cluircli " on " Sunday night. " Red " Lain and " Cheesy " Fullerton were the two Ijest football jilayers on the team. " Red " said that the only man who had ever gotten through him in a game was Max, the bugler of Company C. Calderon and Gueterriez hailed from Mexico and. excepting Walter, were the smartest ones in the class. Archie, poor boy, was never known to smile. We hope to see all of us again next vear. 66 Spanish Stenographers PkaKI. M.WliKRRY Luis F. Gceterrif.z L. A. Calderox 57 The Band Band practice began in the first week of the school year with about fifteen members. For an organiza- tion coming together by chance, it was very well balanced, consisting as it did of four cornets, three trom- bones, three altos, clarinet, baritone, tuba and drums. The weak spot was to be found in the wood wind. By the coming of some new players and a good leader, Mr. Mueller, the band was considerably strength- ened over that of last year. It was not long before it was enabled to add considerably to the military maneuvers. There have been two or three executors on the bass drum, all of whom had a different time to " Yankee Doodle, " which was played for double time, and as a consequence " the boys in brown " have wavered between doing their duty and making a grand rush for the band to avenge their outraged sense of time. However, they always hajipened to see George Quesenberry. who was Drum Major with the " Big Stick, " and prudently refrained from attack. Especially was this the case after lie donned the two and a half foot hat, which, added to his six foot six stature, proved an impressive spectacle indeed. The effect of this hat on the Band was magical. There were no more jjaltry excuses to get out of drill on the part of the players. They were all there to a man, and tooted so lustily that the large plume on George ' s " Teddy Bear " always inclined from them. Many distinguished persons had the privilege of listening to the Band this year. Among them we might mention Go ernor Currie of New Mexico and President Taft, both of whom seemed to be distinctl) ' impressed. The band is living in expectation of an invitation to play in the White House grounds this coming summer. The members (if tliis most prominent College organiza- tion are : CORNETS. FiTz Gerald, Thom.vs, Ev.xxs. Bousm.vn, Harrison. CLARINETS. Gorostietta. Miller. TROMBONES. Harrison. Mkrrill, Coats. ALTOS. Briggs, LmtoN, Chacon. TENOR. .SlIEPPERD, BeRKEY. BARITONE. Frenger. BASSES. Knorr. Martinez. BASS DRUM. Danos, Powers. SNARE DRUM. Priest. 60 The Orchestra !fi This organization did not jnit in its appearance until about a nii ni!i after scliool started. It Ijcgan with thirteen members and was unlucky during the whole year. The fad that its membership increased later in the year did not seem to remove the hoodoo from it. Vs long as they confined their efforts to waltzes and two-steps progress was evident, and at the weekly musical assembly tiiey were vociferously encored by the student body. But when they tackled " Carmen, " " Red Mill, ' ' " Bohemian Girl, " and so forth, the audience maintained a discreet silence, fearing they would cause more anguish than was neces- sary to the shades of the late lamented composers. The effect on Mr. Miller was disastrous indeed. When the year was three-fourths over and after he had taken unto himself a wife he departed for parts unknown. As this goes to press we know not what the future of the orchestra will be. The members of this galaxy of stars are as follows : VIOLINS. Mr. Miller, Mlss M. c. rthur and Mrs. Greek. CLARINETS. Mr. Schaphorst and Mr. Lain. FLUTE. Mr. Stockton. OBOE. Mr. Wilcox. CORNETS. Bousman and Fitz Gerald. FRENCH HORN. Harold Evans. CELLOS. Mr. West and Prof. Wooton. BASS VIOL. Harwell. PIANO. Miss Hurst. Bosque Accque Band 62 L The Quartette After a few weeks of musical assemblies it was evident that the student body needed some encourage- ment in singing. As a result a College Quartette was organized to show them how to do it. Despite the fact that this quartette, running the gauntlet of four hundred eyes every week, opened their mouths to the widest extent and sang until their faces were red and the dew of perspiration bespangled their brows, and expected the audience to follow their example, they were doomed to disappointment. The audience opened its mouth as one man, but not to sing. Verily even the jassonkey has a sense of music, but evidently the student body of the N. M. A. C. is not as much favored as its confrere. However, the quartette feels amply rewarded in having this write-up and its picture in the Swastika. Their pleasant faces may be seen above. They are : Soprano Nina Davis Alto Mary Kirwan Tenor Sam Bousman Bass Rass Harrison 64 0 LEMONS— NO FLOWERS. " € c V S Major George Commissioned Officers COMMANDANT. Lhaki.ks P ' . Gf.orge ------ Major U. S. A. Ret. r.ATTALION FIEI,D STAI ' I-. Roland 1 Iarwij.l -------- Major D. W. " N ' ouNc --------- Adjutant I ' jiwix Il(ir,T - - - - Second Liriitrnaiit and Quartermaster LO.Ml ' A.VV OFFTCKKS. alti:k AmivS --------- Captain Stuaut Hakek ---.--.- - Captain Dixon Deemer --------- Captain Robert Roherts --------- Captain Edwin Lyon -------- First Lieutenant Archie Poe -------- First Lieutenant Rupert Stewart ------- first Lieutenant Earl Wilson .---.. - - first Lieutenant Sidney Howard - - - - . - . Second Lieutenant Richard QuESK .l■;l u ------ Second Lieutenant Paul Given -------- Second Lieutenant Leslie Hermann -------- Second Lieutenant 66 ?V- " m. H |nitt«i|] , . , -.-T " tm» ■ ' • - 7 ' Baseball £ During the season (if 1909 the championship was successfully defended, the School of Mines being the onlj ' team which really contested for it. The line-up of the team of ' 09: Windsor. Hall, Kirkpatrick, Kays, Danos, Xoyer, Howard. Henry. Beckwith, Jennings and Thomas. Xine of the eleven games played were won. The games that were lost were with professional teams. The only inter-collegiate games worthy of note were with the School of Mines. Two games were played on the home grounds and i ne in Si)Corro, the first of which was close and interesting. The games : College, 2: White Sox. 5. College. 16; School Mines. 7. College, 24; E. 1 M. I., i. College, 11; School Mines. 9. College, 9; E. ] ' . M. I.. 2. College, 18; School Mines. 11. College, 15; E. 1 ' . M. I., 3. College, 4; Alhuquercjue (irays. 11. College, 17: Las Cruccs. 10. College. 11; Allnuiuerquc Indians. 4. College. 12; A. H. S.. 2. On the trip ncnth four i aiiies were played. The sto]) at Socorro with the School of Mines was very much enjoyed. The " Miners. ' ' as is their custom, exerted themselves to show the College team a good time, and succeeded. The game the College played against the .All)uquerque High .School was the best of the season. The High School fellows were good sportsmen. A great deal of credit should go to Victor Kays for coaching and managing the team, while he was very busy with other things. There is no remuneration for this work. " Vic " worked hard and his ser- vices were ajipreciated by the baseball team and the College as a whole. The men wdio made trips and were not awarded a letter were: Mayer, jilain. Miller and Rivera. Batting and fielding average: Windsor was the new man who attracted the most attention. He fielded his position well, was good on bases, used his head, and batted in second place. Hall was a valuable man. His work would have been much better had he not been stale from going through the football and Ijaskctball seasons. 71 Kirkpatrick was the best bunter. He could get away fast and was good on bases. Bert Kays (Wounded Wing) was handicapped by having a bad arm. Bert was classed as the heavy hitter. Danos was the man who turned up when he was needed. He was a fast infielder with much experi- ence. Noyer was out of luck. He hit the ball hard on a line, but could not make the hit clean. Noyer ' s out- field game against the A. H. S. was pretty. Howard played his usual consistent game. He was the captain and was always there with a word of cheer. Henry did not start until late in the year. He played an excellent game at third and his hatting average increased during the season. Beckwith pitched what should have been a winning game against the Grays. His hitting was good. Jennings improved as the season advanced. His game against the Albuquerque High School was well pitched. Thomas hit in first place, getting in the four hundred class. The season of ' 09 was a success. The baseball men have always been very congenial with each other. The season this year is looked forward to with eagerness. Batting Average Players. ] X o. Games. Po.sition. A. B. Runs. Hits. -Average. Thomas 7 1st b. .32 12 14 437 Windsor 9 r. f. 47 10 16 340 Henry 7 3rd b. 28 3 9 321 Hall 8 c. f. 34 17 10 293 Danos 10 s. s. 50 15 14 280 Howard 9 c. 41 8 1 1 260 Kays 8 p.-r. f. .3« ' 4 10 263 Beckwith 8 p.-2nd b. . i 9 8 25« X(ncr II .;nl 1).-I. f. 4 ' ) 10 II 224 Kirkpatrick II 1st b.-l. f. 53 17 10 189 Jennings 5 p.-2n(l b. 23 I 3 130 73 Player. Thomas Beckwitli Kirkpatrick Howard Danes Jennings Kays Windsor Xoyer Henry Hall ' ielding Ave: rage P. 0. A. 53 4 3 18 56 I 78 5 10 25 7 ) 12 12 7 22 6 7 8 7 E. Average. I 984 I 955 4 942 7 924 5 875 3 875 5 828 4 667 19 604 10 600 5 ■584 74 Football X Football besfan promptly this year with a promising- miinber of men out for practice durin ; the first week. Much interest was shown from the lieqinninc:. and. altlioutjh only three of the emblem men were out — Floyd, H. Hall and Howard — there were most of last year ' s second team and some six or eight new men. The pros- pects were not ery encouraging- ; but all went to work with a will. The spirit shown by every one was certainly commendable, and Captain Floyd ' s never-tiring efiforts gave evidence that the team would be a win- ning one, if work and practice could make it that. The absence of a coach made it still more discouraging and it seemed that none could be had. Mr. Pollard, the industrial secretary for the Y. M. C. A. in Arizona, New Mexico and West Te.xas, was considered: but for some reason he was not secured. Finallv, Dr. Squires, a Cornell man, and an end on that team, consented to coach. He was a memijer of the College facultv. and conseciuently took a great interest in the boys. His coming worked wonders with the players and seemed to fill them with the greatest confidence for a championship season. His call for n-iorc men was respond- ed to by a large number of the students who had not hitherto l)een seen on the fieUl. Practice began in earnest with some thirty-five men trying for the team. Tile first game nf the season was played with the Fl I ' aso Military Institute (Hi the College grounds on October Qth. It was good exhibition of early season football. The teams were nbout evenly matched, as shown by the fact that neither side scored ; but the Institute had a little the advantage in weight, speed and experience. Their back field were men who had played much football and understood the game : " •bile ours were altogether new men. The College offense was good ; but occas- ionally an El Paso back got through. Had the game been played under inter- collegiate rules, the College would un- doubtedlv have won b - a safe score. As it was, three of the Institute play- ers were instructors at the Academy. 75 However, the team made an excellent sliowing, considering the fact that nearly all were inexperienced, and their opponents were veteran foot- ball players, some of them having played in large schools in the East. The second game was played at El Paso with the University of Ari- zona on November 6th. This game was the beginning of a new era in the football history of the College. It was the first interstate game play- ed with a large institution. Little was known of the Arizona team; but from reports it was thought to be a strong one, and all were looking forward to an exciting contest. Nearly all the students and a large number of the faculty went down on the special train which had been secured for the occasion. They were determined that the College should win and show that we were ei|ual tu any team in the southwest. The game began about i p. ni. The field was heavy, having been plowed the day before and draggeii oft. The College defended the south goal, and Arizona kicked off. The first kick was received by Floyd ; and after two short gains and an incomplete forward pass, the ball went to Arizona University on the College thirty-yard line After two unsuccessful attempts to gain through the line Arizona tried a drop kick and put the ball between the goal posts, thus net- ting them three points. The College now kicked to Arizona, who soon punted out of danger. The College made two good gains around the end, and through the line, followed by forward passes that netted T four and ten yards. We were now witliin striking distance of the Captain Floyd Arizona goal, but lost the ball on an incomplete forward pass. .Arizona imniediately punted out of danger, and the College, penalized for being ofT side, punted back. ArizDua made a successful forward pass, gaining ten yards. The ball was now on our ten-yard line, and Arizona tried in vain for a touch-down. ' Our line held the two terrific smashes of their heavy backs, and they tried the drop kick again success- fully. The score was now six to nothing in favor of Arizona. In the third plav, after kicking ofT, the College got the ball on .Arizona ' s twenty-five-yard line, but lost it again and .Arizona punted. In the ex- change of punts which followed .Arizona made the longest run of the game, returning the ball twenty yards. During the remainder of the half the playing was mostly in the middle of the field, neither goal being in danger. In the second half the teams seemed to be more e venly matcned, neither side being able to gain on straight plays; and the playing was open and spectacular. The College used the forward pass with the 77 greatest success. Most f f our i)asses were successful, some of them gaining as much as twenty-five yards. Once more Arizona got inside the ten-yard line and again failed to go through our line lor a touch-down. The drop kick was again tried, l)ul was unsuccessful. Line plays, fakes, end runs, (|uarter-back runs, forward passes, were reiieatedly tried by l)oth sides; hut the ball was kept ou t of danger until .Arizona got It on tlie College fifteen-yard line with three ])lays in which to put it over. But the three terrific line plunges they made gained but five yards, and as the ball changed sides, the referee ' s whistle blew an- nouncing the end of the game. Of course, we were disappointed, but we demonstrated beyond a doubt that we were in their class; and liad it not been for .Arizona ' s drop kicker, the .score would probably have been notiiing to nothing. 1 ' lic team was finding itself and returned home confident that a better showing would be made against the ew Mexico teams. Such was the case. Just a week after the .Arizona game, the Miners came down prepared to give us one of the worst drubbings we ever had received. That was really their intention. They were just as confident that they were going to win that game as they were that they would be alive the ne.xt day. liut they were sadly disappointed. The next day they started home with the tail end of a nineteen to nothing score in their possession. Our hoi)es were revived more than ever now, and when the team started for Roswcll just before Thanksgiving, we were almost sure of victory. J ' .ut the long trip over there, together with the loss of sleep on the way, the long tiresome trip of a hundred and ten miles by auto- mobile and the fact that we were playing away from home on a new field, brought us a very bad defeat. .Some of the boys were sick ; and Howard and Hall were hurt so badly at the beginning of the game that they had to be taken out. The College team stuck together, however, and fought doggedly and more than once were within striking distance of Roswell ' s goal. But it seemed that the fates were against us, and when the game ended the score was thirty-four to nothing in N. M. M. I ' s favor. The game was free from squabbles and clean playing was characteristic. After the game we had our Thanksgiving turkey, and were treated like royal guests. The cadets, occasionally remarking about their good treatment at the hands of the College the year before, vied with one another in making us welcome. Cuacli Sq.iirc:i 78 The next and last game was with our worst rivals, and the championship team of the preceding year — the Varsity. It was played on December the fourth at Albuquerque, although it was scheduled for an earlier date ; but some misunderstanding came up and the game was postponed. Had it been played according to schedule, the score would undoubtedly have been different. The score, lifty-one to nothing, was the largest one ever piled up against the C(jllege. But the score does not tell tlie story. The team was .strengthened by Redding playing at full back; but Howard and Hall were hardly in condition to play and both had to be taken out in the i ' lrst half. The game began with the University kicking off. Redding caught the ball and made a thirty-yard return. The College team started in by playing the Varsity off their feet and it began to look like a sure victory for the Farmers. The ' arsity rooters looked on in dumb amazement as the College team made gain after gain both through the line and by forward passes. During the first fifteen minutes the game was all for the College and the ' arsity was helpless. Three times the Varsitv goal was in danger before the ball was taken from their territory; but some unfortunate thing would always happen each time a touch-down seemed imminent, and the Varsity would des- perately punt out of danger. But all this changed when the arsity from deep in tiicir territory executed a long forward pass that result- ed in a touch-down. From this on the forward pass was used almost exclusively l)y the ' arsity. The College could not solve it and the score piled up. A touch-down was made by the College on a forward pass to Carlisle, but was overruled because Kirk was alleged to have stepped out of bounds in passing tlie ball T-uck seemed to be against us. A drop kick by Redding missed the goal by two inches, and a place kick hit the goal post and bound- ed the wrong way. Our team never gave up, but fought to the last with a persistence that was commendable. When the game ended and we realized that we were beaten, there was one consolation. We had done our best. The spirit of the team was manifested when one of the College players said, " ' e ' ll beat them next year. " We lost the championship and we were beaten worse than ever before. But let it be remembered that nearly all the team were new men ; that all the important games were played away from home : and that the long trips were partlv responsible for our losses. We need more bovs here from whom we mav choose a greater variety of material. A ' e need to train con- scientiously for the work. Great credit is due to Dr. Squires, who rlid excellently with the material available and in the limited time at his disposal. But the Collesre needs a coach, a physical director, a regular member of its facultv, whose whole business sliall be the care of athletics in the school, and who can give the team the atten- tion which is absolutely require.l to make it what it sliouM be. When we have these, football will again be suc- cessful and we may look for the return of our lost laurels. 79 The line-up of the team this year was as follows : Ends — Hall, Wilson, Carlysle. Tackles — Rrownlee, Roseborougli, Merrill (Manager). Guards — Smith, Quesenberry, Lain. Center — Howard. Quarterback — Floyd (Captain). Halfbacks — Kirkpatrick, Samson. Fullback — Fullerton. The second team this year was one of the best and grittiest second teams that the College has had in a good while. Although the season was rather dull for them, they kept at work and gave the first team their practice. Only one game was scheduled for them. This was with the El Paso High School. It was a bitterly contested game, and the score was five to five. . t one time the El Paso High School had the ball within one foot of the goal, but couldn ' t get it over. This was characteristic of tlic second team. They would often brace up at a crucial point and prevent the first team from scoring on them. There is some good material in it that should show well next year. Lyons, Harrison, Rlaine, Boat and Haggart deserve mention. Next year we hope to have a number of games for the second teim. a thing which will afford a stimulus tn tliein, and a scrub team is indis- pensable to a successful College team. Their line-up was as follows: End.s — Windsor. lioat. Tackles — Goddanl, Talavera. Guards — Parks, Dillon. Center — Adams, AfcDougal. Quarterback — Haggart. Halfback,s — Plain, Harrison. Fullback — Lyons. .C. A «i«fV ' The 1909 Track Season The track season of 1909 started with bright prospects, so far as the number of meets was concerned. When the trackmen first started training it was with the expecta tion of a meet with the I ' niversity and also a federation meet in El Paso. But the University withdrew and it was found that the meet in El Paso was open only to members of the Amateur Athletic Union, which association the College Athletic Board thought it best not to join, ■ith only the local field day in view, enthusiasm waned. Everything seemed to conspire against a successful meet. The wind blew a good deal longer and more fre- quently than usual, and that is saying not a little. It is almost impossible to do anything in a New Mexico wind storm. The Athletic Association was so much in debt that little could be done to repair the bad condi- tion of the track. Baseball kept many good men from entering. The men, with the exception of Captain Alle- man and Manager Russell, were all new to track work, and above all, there was no coach. .Mleman was heavilv handicapped by being imable to train until nearly six o ' clock. If it had not been for this he would probably have broken the record for the pole vault, as he had gone 9 ft. 6 inches the year before. The weather on the critical day was ideal and contributed to the breaking of two records : Bert Kays put the twelve pound shot 43 ft. 254 inches, as against a previous record of 43 ft. 1 3 inch; Rolla Russell ran the half mile in 2 minutes, 17 1 3 seconds, breaking the old record of 2 minutes, 18 2 5 seconds. Manager Russell successfully handled the business of the meet and much credit is due him that there was one at all. Following is a summary of the events : 100 yard dash — Coe. ist: Harrison. 2nd: Russell. 3rd. Time — 10 4 5 seconds. 220 vard dash — Coe, Tst ; Russell. 2nd ; Harrison, 3rd. Time — 25 2 5 seconds. 440 yard dash- — Coe, ist; Goddard. 2nd; Lyon, 3rd. Time — 57 seconds. 880 yard dash — Russell, ist; IVfcDougal. 2nd; ATerrill. 3rd: Time — 2:17 1 5 seconds. 220 hurdles — Harrison, ist; Goddard. 2nd; T.yon, 3rd. Time — 30 2 5 seconds. High jump — Alleman. ist: Lyon, 2nd. Height — 5 feet. Broad jump — Kerr, ist; Harrison, 2nd; Alleman, 3rd. Distance iS feet 9 q j- j inches. Pole vault — Lyon, ist; .Alleman, 2nd. Height — 8 feet 6 inches. Shot put — B. Kays, ist; Boone, 2nd; T.arquier. 3rd. Distance — 43 feet 2 - inches. Discus — MacDougal, ist; Merrill, 2nd; Larquier, 3rd. Distance — 75 feet 4 inches. Territorial Records (1909) Event. Winner. Record. lOO yard dash T ' cll)hrcy, A. C 102-5 second.s Higfli jump C.raliam, . . C 5 ft. 3 in. Pole vault Metcalfe. . . C 10 ft. 220 yard da.sh Deenicr. A. C 22 3-5 seconds 12-11). hammer Redding, A. C 134 ft. 9 in. 16-II). hammer Redding, A. C lOi ft. 3 in. 220-yard hurdles ITeald. I ' . X. M 27 3-5 seconds 120-yard hurdles Watson, A-. C 172-5 seconds n ' scus Redding, A. C 104 ' ft. 8 in. I2-Ib. shot Kays. .A. C 43 ft. 2 1-2 in. l6-lb. shot Redding, A. C 36 ft. 6 in. -440-yard run Deemer. .A. C 53 3-5 seconds Running broad jump • W ' eddell, . . C !. .20 ft. 5 in. 880 yard run Russell, A. C 2 min. 17 1-5 seconds 82 Members of The Tennis Club £fi EVVIXG Lester Tknnings Lyons Knorr Smith DlLLU.N " NOURSE Boone GirlsVBasketball ( liu-e more the i irls ' basketball team has had a vsinning year. They have played fiNe matched jjaines and in all have come out victorious. They are entitled to the Kew .Mexico championship, since for the second consecutive year, the University girls Kam lias failed to agree to any date offered them. The schedule began with the Mesa Scliool game, which was played at the College P _ m lladley Hall, on Dec. 4th; the College girls winning by tiiirty-si.x to live, the most B ikcisive victory of the season. The next game, on Dec. nth, was jjlayed here with the K I ' aso High School. In this game the College team came near meeting its " Waterloo. ' " W hen time was called the score was tied. By a lucky play off, a foul throw by C(5llege made the winning goal in the ne.xt five minutes of play — score 26 to _ ' 4. t3n Jan. 15th. a return game was plav ' d with the Higii School in the Y. M. C. . . in 1 21 Paso, and for a second time this year, the High School lost to our girls, I ' y a score of 5 to 13. The longest trip of this year was to Silver City, where the College played on Jan. 29tli. ()n a very slippery Hoor the girls defeated the Normal 14 to II. The return game with the Normal, pla}ed on the College floor on Feb. 5th, closed the season. This score was 17 to 14 in favor of the College. Practice commenced the first of October under the able instruction of Coach .Mitchell. . .squad ui girls, large enough for two teams, was out for nearly every practice. Miss Inez Buvens, chosen last year as captain for this season, was compelled to give u]) basketball on account of other duties, so Lena Smith was elected to fill the place. Captain Smith has ])layed four years, having led tiie team once before. Although her position had pre- viously been at center, yet by her heady and accurate game, she starred at forward. To her credit are 66 of the total 106 points which the College scored this year. Audie Crist, forward, played a rapid and brilliant game. Her ability to secure the ball in any part of the forwards ' field contributed greatly to the success of the team. Her Iiigli reputation of previous years as a goal thrower was also maintained. Mabel Hager played two games as center guard where she did creditable work, but at the shift the first 84 C aptain Sirntii of January, she was changed to the more responsible position of jumping center. This is the first year at the game and the fact tliat she mitplayed opponents of experience shows s])k ' n(Hd (|uah ' t - and unusual skill at the game. Ruth Phelps distinguished herself the last three games as center guard. She, too, was new at the game, hut she rapidly became a fast and clever player, and won much approval. Alice Sheppard for the first two games was a guard. Slie was a good player, deliberate and steady, hav- ing previously known tlie game, but extra work forced licr to drop out at the end of the first semester. Ella Pohl. who succeeded ATiss .Sheppard as guard. i)Iaycfl her first two games at jumping center. Her guarding was good and close, but as open as liad been her game at center, so that she was considered verv valuable to the team. Ruth Brainard. who had played before, held a i)osition at guard ihroughout the season. The other mem- bers of the team honored her by unanimously electing her Captain for the coming year. The substitutes. Mildred Hookland, Ethel .Shearer and Josephine Hull, although never having a chance to play in a match game, showed up well in jj racticc. Emm them and the rest of the s{|uad, manv things are expected for the season of 1910-11. 85 Champions of 1909-10 Boys ' Basketball The basketball season of ' 09 and ' 10 has been characterized by a consider- able number of ups and downs. The slick-to-it-iveness of the men and the pre- vailing good spirit between them, however, has brought the score of games to three won and three lost. The team is at present practicing hard in hopes of carrying of¥ honors at the basketball tournament to be held in El Paso, March 1 8th and 19th, under the auspices of the Southwestern Federation. Owing to a mishap in the schedule, the strongest rival was met first, and on January 21 the team played the El Paso Y. M. C. A. in Hadley Hall and were defeated by a score of 40 to 26. A tie game was played later in El Paso but the Y. M. C. A. team won the ' vantage by 24 to 22. Two games were played with the El Paso High School, and the College lost the first game on the home floor, but succeeded in defeating the High School boys in the El Paso Y. M. C. A. " gym " the following night after an exceed- ingly hard and e.xciting game. The El Paso Military Institute developed a good team this year and the A. and M. succeeded in winning two straight games from them. The tournament that is to be held in El Paso by the Southwestern Fed- eration comprises the following teams : Jaurez State Academy, of Colonia Jaurez, Mexico; Bisbee High School; El Paso High School; El Paso Military Institute; El Paso Y. M. C. A. ; and N. M. A. C. Some lively basketball will be played and the championship of the Southwest at last decided. The men who have earned emblems this year are : John Blain. . rner Eede, Leonard Thomas, John Haggart and Paul Mayer. Haggart and Eede played the forwards; Thomas, center; Blain and Mayer, The scores for the season are as follows : A. and M. 21 El Paso lilitary Institute 11 A. and M. 30 El Paso Y. M. C. A. 40 A. and AI. 33 El Paso Y. M. C. A. 24 87 Captain Haggart guards. El Paso High School 27 El Paso High School 28 El Paso Military Institute 20 . . and M. 23 A. and M. 26 A. and M. 22 orCanizations -J Student Body Officers ifi f A Howard C. Booni-: Stuart K. 1 aki:r RaYE HlNES Sidney Kirkpatrick I ' rcsidotl I ' ice I ' rcsidoit Secretary Treasurer Egbert Mkurill - Student Representative on Kound-LJp 90 Athletic Association Board King O. Windsor Paul W. Mayer Henrv C. McCowen Sidney Kirkpatrick luiiN O. Miller President Vice President Secretary Treasurer General Manager A. A. Board 91 Engineers This department lias (Uic nf the finest equip- ments in the Southwest, liaving all the neces- sary iron and wood workinj, " ' machinerv, in- cluding a modern and cuinpletc line of small tiKils. The work is thorough in electrical and mechanical engineering in general, with special lime given to forging, carpentry, wood-turn- ing, iiattern-making, foundry, hencli work in iron, machine lathe work, boiler, engine, dy- naniii and motor tests, along with various kinds of efficiency tests. The blacksmith shop is ci|uipijed with some of the latest improved down-drift f irges and the nccessar - tools. A flirty horse power l)oiler with its sixty fill it smoke-stack makes known to the sur- rounding country and passing travellers that there is something doing in the engineering line in this vicinity. This boiler furnishes steam for a forty horse-i)iiwer simple non- cdiidcnsing engine and the new two-stage air compressor direct connected to a twenty-eight horse-power com- iwund non-condensing engine. This compressor was purchased in January and was set up on its arrival in Feb- ruary by the Senior mechanical and electrical mistakes. The ]iower ef|uipment also includes one large and two small gasoline engines, an oil engine and a ten horse-pow.-r molnr wliich gets its current from the Las Cruces l)ower ]5lant. The machine and wood lathes number thirteen. The wood and irun i lanes, the drill jiresses, threading ma- chine, shaper and the circular and jig saws enable the .student to get a good idea of the advantages over the old methods of working by hand. The testing laboratory has a cement testing machine, a sixtv thousand pound Olsan testing machine, a Parr coal calorimeter, an (.Jrsat gas analysis apparatus, a steam calorimeter and various electrical testing apparatus. 92 EiiJineers ' Seminar The wood and machine shop work is all done from drawings and models, which enable the instructors to make detailed explanations. This, combined with the lectures and recitations in the class rooms, a complete library, and the up-to-date periodicals for reference, constitute a very systematic course of study. This course of study in the engineering department cannot help but give the students a broad knowledge of the engineer- ing profession. The student cannot only take up the wo rk in electrical and mechanical engineering, but he may also have the opportunity of studying in the civil or irrigation engineering lines. These two departments are rapidly coming to the front. The civil engineering course covers the subjects that are usually taught in a civil en- ineering school, practically the .same as the Massac liusetts Institute of Technology. This department has a most complete line of equipment for all kinds of civil engineering work and, owing to the line climate during the entire school year, excellent opportunity is offered for field work in all its branches. Irrigation engineering is a branch of work in which there will be a great demand for experts, especially in this section of the countrv, where irrigation is the only method l)y which crops can be raised. The work in irrigation, which is a unit in the civil engi- neering course, can be carried out to better advantages here than in most other lo- calities, as ample i)])portunity may be had for practical work. The work is well il- lustrated in this valley and bids fair to become one of the most important and leading lines in the . ' outhwest. There are many more features about llie engineering department that could be ex- pounded, but owing to the fact that the students in this branch of work are so busy along the so-called practical lines of industry, the above inventory will ha e to suffice as a record of the happenings in this unorganized body. 94 Civil Engineers ' Club A. Fraker ----------- President Ed. I.yon --------- I ' ice President G. P. Stockek ---------- Seeretary John ' K. Haggakt --------- Treasurer Civil Engineers ' Club Owing to the fact that some of the best ci il eMj iiueriiit, ' - students that ever touched a transit— and most assuredly two of the best I ' rofcssors — were added to the ranks of the civil eng-ineers, it was decided to start a Civil Engineers ' Club. This is the first movement of the kind for a number of years and ynu may 1)6 sure it was not a dead one. Why there has never been a club of this sort before is not known. I ' robably because there was not a sufficient amount of material — not in the least rcflectini; in tlic ability of the past students. The object of the club is partly like many others, to dexeloj) the lacking and hi hly essential part of the movements of a club, the speaking ability of its meml ers; liut i)rincipally to discuss engineering problems. Much work has not been done this year because the cluli was started late. ( )n the other hand it has a fine start for ne.xt year, ami if as good material is addod next year it will probably be one of the best organi- zations in College. 96 l v. c. Id.NAC .1. W. S. 1-. 1. w. Agricultural Club ill Ol-FICERS l-IRST SE.MESTr ' :R. Imtzc.ek.m.i) --------- President U) I ' NKiouKz ------- ;■,(- • President T .MiCKRiLL ----- Secretary and I ' reasurer OFFICERS SECOND SEMESTER. RuiMiV .Mi:rrill KxoRR - - - - - - - President - - - - I ice President - Secretary and Treasurer The Agricultural Club was organized in 1905 and like most everything else has had its " ups and downs. " In some cases it seems that there was a iiossibilily of the club going so far in some of its " down " trips that it would reach the vanishing point, and doubtless it would have done so were it not a fact that the club was doing work absolutely necessary for men interested in .Agricultural studies, and was being run by a bunch of " Farmers " with a healthy su])ply of the " stick-to-it-ability " qualilv distinctly characteristic of nearly all men of this title. It encountered some real and stubborn difficulties. One of these was that for a long while the club met only twice a month, ( )f course interest was easily lost between meetings. In addition to this the club was up against the difficulty in securing dates for the meetings, and was also faced with the enhancing one of being compused nf few members. llowe ' er, the cluli did ])ersistentlv fight on and claims success as its goal. The club niiw meets every week on Wednesday evenings and the membership is large. It can now look back ith interest u])on the difficulties overcome and congratulate itself as l eing a wide-awake factor in the agricultural education in the A. M. college of X. M. Also on being the first organized and only acti -e student Agricultural club in ew Me.xico that is managed stricllv b - the students. Of course there are several of the Professors of the Agricultural departments who are active members of the club, but they are " just one of us " , " farmers " too, when they are in the club. The President of the club is a student. 97 Agricultural Club The requirements for membership are that the candidate show interest in the club and try to attend the meetings, so any who are interested in agriculture can become members. The invitations have been ex- tended to Professors and students of other courses to join tlit- club and take part in the programs. The work done by the club this year has been, on the whole, very satisfactory and also very bene- ficial. The chief ends sought are first, to have the students become more familiar with parliamentary rules, so that if called upon in after life to act as chairman of any meeting they may know just how to preside. Then too, there have been many opportunities offered for impromptu speaking and much develop- ment along- this line of work has resulted. Lasting good has also been done by exchanging ideas upon agricultural work of different kinds. In this way the meml)crs have been able to gain valuable information without having to dig it out of a text l)ook. In fad the clul) has tried to keep in touch with all current literature on agriculture. It has also done much to l)ring the agricultural men into close contact with each other and to make new " Farmers " feel more at home when they come to the college. The completing of the new .Agricultural I ' .uilding last ear was a great aid in promoting the interests of the club. A large room on the first tldur in the . " outh end of the ])uiUling has been utilized as a read- ing and club room for the .Agricultural men. Many standard magazines and papers are kept on file. The club has an indivickialliuUetin board in the hall-way of the .Agricultural I ' .uilding, on which the programs are posted, generally as much as two weeks before time, this giving amjile time for prejjaration. To the fact that the club was unable to secure dates when wanted, is due the relatively small number of socials it has given, it did succeed in two efl ' orts for social functions, one being for the members only. and the other a " Husking I ' .ee " for mem1)ers and lady friends. IJoth, however, created more or less interest and the club is looking forward to still greater educational and social doings next year. 99 Current Topics Club The Ciim-nt Topics Club as orfjanizcd for tlie purixisc nf arousing; iiUcii ' sl in puhlio |)fakiiij;- and cleliate. The membership was open to all ni tlu- l-jij lisii department nf Collei;c rank. It was the plan of the society to hold rcj ular fort-nii;htly meetings on l ' " riday evenings, hut later in the year social dates conflicted and the meetings were held whenever a time a ailable could he had. The program consisted of a discussion of from two to four major topics and current e ents hy members of the club. The lirst meeting was held in the library on the evening of Sei)teml)er 31st. The success vi the first meeting and the interest aroused pro ed beyond a doubt that success was assured and the instigators and organizers were well pleased with liie results of their labor. I ' nllowing is a copv of the i)rogram rendered at the first meeting : r.allinger and I ' inchot C ' ontroversv. — Jennings and Given, b ' inancial Condition of (lernnnv. — Merrill. Xorth Pole Controversy. — Cook ' s evidence. — Windsor. Peary ' s evidence — Powers. Scientific Claims and Results. — lMt .( lerald. Influence of President Taft ' s Journey on National Politics. — Dillon. Current Events.- — Sylvia . nderson, W ' m. . dair. llriggs, Clav, P.ausman, Harwell, Knorr, Lyon. McCowen. Mayer, Poc, Stewart. I his is a typical i)rogram as used throughout the lirst semester. The major topics were dealt with by the speakers assigned and then thrown open for discussion. The Club members were ever ready to respond and the arguments flew thick and fast and the Club was serving its ])urposc. l ' R()(iR. M AXl) EXECCTIX ' E CO QHTTEE. Dr. J. R. .M. c. KTiiLK. R. M. Wir.cnx. Cakolixu W. D.smkls. I.n v M. Li;wis. ROLL CALL. J. W. K.NORR. John Jkn-.n-incs. S. m. P.. rsM. N. Roi.. . i) H. i wi:i.i.. H. Kou) Ev.x.N.s. Edwin Lvon. Ol.m- Wlnixsor. Hkxkv McCowr-x. Percy FitzGer.m.d. Rupickt STEW. Rr. Ec.bert Mi-kkiix. H. kkv P. rks. Herpert S.mitii. .1. W. Rtcxev. P. ul M.wer. C. ri. " n.r,! Ms. JOIIX POWER.S. v- T- DlI.I.OX. C (7 p.iccs Leslie Herm.vn. •. D. Ewixr.. . , .,;„. p, 100 Currer.t Topcis Club luiwARD Redding --------- Prrsidciit Olaf Windsor -------- I ' Ice President Pati. W. Mavkr --------- Secretary EciiKRT Mkkuii.i. --------- Treasurer Uiini-.RT 1. Dii.i.ox ------ denera! Secretary The Third Annual Tcrrilorial Con enti(in nf ' nlln, Men ' s Christian Associations of Arizona, Xew Mexico, West Texas, and Sonera, Mexico, was held at the enlle e ' . M. C. A. on April 2nd, 3rd, 4th, of last year. Some of the best and most prominent speakers in ' . M . I . A. wurk were ])resent at this conventicm. — such as G. D. McDill the Industrial Secretary, International Cunmiittec ; Samuel Warr. (lencral Secre- tary, Douglas, Arizona Y. M. C. A.: L. A. Coulter. State Secretary Texas ■. .M. C " . A.: and a number of others as capable and as strong ' in the line of work as these mentioned. The students took a strong interest in the convention judging from the large numbers in attendance at all the meetings, boys and girls alike. On Sunday, the 4th, a omen ' s Meeting was held. It was through the influence and enthusiasm derived from this Comention that the Cabinet decided to have Mr. Morris N. Dillon, wdio was Student Secretary of Colorado, select a Student .Secretary for this Association. As a result, his brother. Mr. Kobert 1. 1 )illon, was chosen for this position, entering u|ion his duties in September, lie does not take any college work, thus devoting all his lime to the betterment of Y. M. C. A. work in the school. It is largely through his efforts that the ' . M. C. .A. building ' s advantages and accommodatit)ns are used by so many students and outsiders at it is; lor there seems to 102 be nmrc (if an atim is|)hcro of feeliiiij at Iidhk ' in and arnund llic Imildiny than nn tlu- ])rf i()Us culk ' s c year, which saw the upenins. ' of the building ' in September ' 08. The following is a report of the work of this scholastic year as done by the various committees to dale: Y. M. C. A. Cabinet THE RELIGIOUS COM.MITTEE. Or.AF iNDS0R, Chairman. Report of the Cliairnian of the Y. M. C. A. Reli.gious Committee to date : Sunday meetings (for men only) Xumber, 3 — average attendance, 38.7. Sunday meetings (mixed) Xundier, 5 — average attendance. 66.9. Sunday meeting.s ( Evangelistic ) Xumber, 5 — average attendance, 8.4. Prayer meetings, including Week of Prayer, Xumlier. 26 — average attendance, 19. Prayer meetings, excluding Week of Prayer, Xumber, 18 — average attendance, 16. Prayer meetings ( Week of Prayer) 8 days — average attendance. 21.9.. Religious meetings held on Tuesdays. Xundier. 2 — average attendance. 50.2. It may he interesting to note that the Prayer meetings, including the ' eck of Prayer, have been held during the noon hour each Monday, throughout the collegiate year. All prayer meetings are held on Monday at the noon hour. 103 V. M. C. A. THE MUSIC COMMITTEE. C. R. E. Harrisox, Chairman. A quartet was formed to siny for relig ioiis niectiiit s; and a stringed quartet has furnished music for the social side of the work. A piano can he found in llu- building with no end of selections at hand for the voice, piano, violin, etc. Till ' . SOCIAL COMMITTEI-:. I ' . W. .Maver, Chairman. Owing to the fact that very few dates have been left open or availal)le for social functions, with the exception of the first few weeks at the o])ening of school, few social gatherings have been given. During this short time several were held to attract new students to the l)uilding, to promote the best feeling among the students and enable them to become acquainted with each other. Doing these things in this wav is understood to be the best plan for accom|)lishing tilings so inqiortant to the life of a school. TMl " . . THLET1C CO.MMITTEE. S. R. Mitch F.I. I.. Chainiion. Athletics should be one of the essentials taught in ' . .M. C . . work, but owing to there being no one here at present cai al)lc of teaching or i)riiniiiting this line nf voi k no great aincjunt of work has been done. It 5 However, there have been two puncliingf bags installed; about a dozen ]3air.s of " Indian Clubs ' ' are to be found in tlie basement of tlie building; while on the outside nearby are a horizontal bar and parallel bars. Arrangements are now being made by the college for a physical director fur tlie coming year. THE . d 1 ' :rtisixg committee. J. . . Andkk.son, Chairman. The principal effort of the Committee on Advertising has been to give ])ublicily U the meetings of the Association during the year. In order to accomijlish this, posters and notices large enough to easily catch the eye were posted around in places most frequented by the students. The Committee had a leaflet descriptive of the Association printed during the summer, which was used as an insert and dis- tributed with the College catalog. Just before the opening of the College in the fall a booklet was pre- pared containing some brief general information about things in general annind the campus, designed for distribution especially among the new students. This booklet included such information as might be of help to new men in getting settled, besides a blank form for the tilling in of the schedule of recitations, and was found to be useful. The members of the .Advertising committee are: Anderson, chairman; lioone. Holt. Coats. Mitclu-ll, Verner Clavton. THE r.ir.r.E study committee. HARor.n P). EvAX.s, Chairman. One can readily infer that the work of this committee, along with the Religious Meetings committee, comprises the best the Y. M. C. A. stands for, because their work covers the religious side of the Young Men ' s Christian Association. This year there have been six Bible classes organized at different times with an average attendance of thirty-five or approximately six members to a class. The Life of Christ and his teachings is tlie line of work followed and taught. MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE. Wm. Campbell, Chairman. Geo. Quesenberrv, R. Stewart, R. Tala era. At the opening of the school a vigorous campaign for members was conducted. Blank applications for membership were circulated and more than a hundred were signed. Collections were slow, however, and 106 the year is cldsine; with the cnrdlhnent standing at the century mark. One other campaign and numerous canvasses have been made l)ut the success attained has fallen short of what had been anticipated. FINANCE COMMITTER. S. EnuERT Merrill, Chairman. Ai the opening of school last fall the finance cumniittee met in joint session with the General Sec- retary and a budget was made out. It was decided that $950.00 was the minimum that could be figured as a year ' s e.xpenses. This, however, has proved insufficient and possibly $1,100.00 will be e.xpended on current e.xpenses for the year. Of this amount $650.00 is revenue from room rents and $200.00 from membership fees. Dur- ing the year a $1,500.00 building debt was paid oft and the Association is closing the year free from debt. 107 Young Women ' s Christian Association R Y. W. C. A. Cahiiiet ()1 ' I " K ' 1 ' :ks ]• ' ( )!-; kjcxj-kjio. President - - - - . . - . . . Rayk Hines J ' icc President --------- Lena Smith Secretary ---------- Fern Reicn-es Treasurer --------- [| s. F.tta Gkeen CIIAIRMAX ol- ' COMMITTEES. Kclij, ' i(ms — I ' .crtha Mayer. Social — Letliia Mitchell. I ' .iblc Sliidy — I ' ldiia Anderson, l- ' inancial — .Xudic Crist. Menibersliip — Lena Sniitli. .Xoniinating — Miss llag- L ' art. 108 The interest of tlic Voun WHiikmi ' s flirisliaii AssDciation this i)ast year lias centered about securinjj and furnishino a lionie of its own, feelini;- that with jiernianent (|uarters it can do more effective work in every wa} ' . Last vear tlie mcetin js were lield wlicre er a vacant room and a piano could be found, tlie Music room, Assembly Hall, and various otlier placL ' s. Tiic Association fell that the work was g-reatly handicapped. Therefore, about the middle of the second semester of i)Oj the f irls decided to make definite plans for having thir own quarters ready for the I- ' all work, as the association is too small to Y. w. c. A. Room afford a building they asked the college for a room to be set aside for them and the president kindly gave them one of the largest class rooms in the basement of the Old ;Main lUiUding. During the summer the Advisory Board had it cleaned and tinted, so when the girls returned in September it was ready for the furniture. As there was not enough nuMu-y in the treasury a vigorous campaign was started to raise money for furnishing the room. The girls of the Domestic Science Department made aprons for an apron sale, which netted a neat little sum. Candy sales held on various occasions gradually swelled the » 109 Y. W. C. A. anmunt and tiiially hy tlic assistance of some of the musical people of the college and community a con- cert was gi en to raise the balance of the money. With the money, cliairs. table and curtains were purchased. Several pictures, a couch and a few other little tilings were j.;i en and Rev. Lewis of the St. James Episcopal Church donated a very nice orjjan. which supplied one of the s reatest needs. This room is not only a place for religious meetings, but it makes a nice social room. It is always open for the girls during the noon period, or any other hour when they wish a quiet ])lace to rest or study. ( Ireat jirogress has been made in the religious life of the association the past year. Meetings have been held e ery iwn weeks, Tlu-y arc usually led by the girls with occasional addresses by some outside speak- er. These meetings do not only give spiritual uplift but are edu- cating and training the girl for future work. The World ' s ' eek of Prayer was observed as usual, and the girls were brought in touch with the Y. M. C. A. work that is being carried on all over the world. The .girls who can. have freely given their services in making posters for all the meetings, and social events of the year. Two Bible classes were established during the year. One for the da ' students was held at the noon hour once every week. This was led the first of the year by }ilrs. Phelps and later by Mrs. Frame. The other one at the Dormitory was led by the older girls of the house. The social side of the Y. W. C. A. work has not been neg- lected and the chairman of the social committee has been do- ing active work. An opening reception was arranged for the be- ginning of the year to welcome all the new girls and establish a general good fellowship. Hallowe ' en the Y. V. C. A. gave a most successful Street Fair at which they entertained a large crowd. On the i8th of March Miss Stafford, the general secretary at El I ' aso, Te.xas, came up to assist the Y. W. in the work for the coming year. P»esides giving a most helpful talk to the association at large, she met each committee separately to discuss plans and make suggestions for their work. In the afternoon a general reception was held so that she might meet all the ladies cif the I ' aculty ami cdiimiunity. More than two-thirds of the girls in the institution are members of the .Vssociation and ha e taken great interest in its work. . t the annual election the following officers were elected: President, Edna Anderson; Vice President, Letliia .Mitchell: . ecretary. Carnmn Gilliam: Treasurer, liertha Ma ' er. Ill The Gibbons Club The Cardinal Gibbons Clul) was ori anized duiint, tlie school year of u jij, ])riinarily to make it possible for the catholic students, residing at college, to attend mass each Sunday. The other and hardly less important object of the club was to give an opportunity to catholic students of becoming more familiar with their religion so that they may answer intelligently the questions so often asked of catholics and the objections so often raised. Although this clul) is not large the first year, it furnished the foundation for what is hoped w ' ill be one of the most influential organizations in school. At the beginning of the present school year a movement was started for the reorganization of the club. A meeting was called and the question of the possibility and advisal)ility of reorganization discuss- ed. . 11 seemed to be heartily in favor so a Sunday was set for reorganization, at which time officers were elected and the line of work decided upon. The club met with the hearty cooperation of Dr. Garrison and were given permission to use the Col- lege bus as a means of transportation to Las Cruces on Sundays. The number of resident catholics was so large tliat it was necessary to provide additional transpor- tation which was arranged for at the Coats Livery at a very reasonable charge. The work done by the club this year has been along the same line as that followed in 1909 namely, the discussion of Cardinal Gibbons ' book, " The haith of Our Fathers. " The subjects discussed are not only those found in " Faith of Our Fathers " but also questions relating to the Church, her policy and teach- ings, and her views on the problems confronting the jiublic of today. In order to become better acquainted with the number of our own faith in this vicinity, it was de- cided by the club to extend an inxitation to join to tlie young catholics of Las Cruces. The membership of the club is about twice tiiat of iqoo and it is hoped that it -will grow and accom- plish the end for which it was organized. Although the head(|uarters of the club are not entirely satisfactory ' yet they are the best obtainable under the existing circumstances, but we trust that by tlie beginning of the next school year more pleas- ant quarters will l)e at our dis])osal. We wish to tiiank Dr. Garrison and Rev. ' andermassin for tJieir hearty co-operation in this movement. 112 Gibbons Club St. James Choir John Jknmnc.s EgbKRT MliUKILL Paul Mayer Paul Given Sidney Howard Edwin Lyon Charles Buiggs Sam Bausman Howard Boone Morning Clioir .MOKXING CHOIR. " 07-10 Kass Harrison 07-10 09-10 Elmer I- ' ullerton 09-10 ' 07-10 SIDXE ■ Kn Ki ' ii K K 08-10 ' 07-10 Jamks XorR ' i-: 09-10 05-10 Aktiiik I- ' rakI ' -.k 05-10 ' 09-10 1 " ri;i) ( iRh ' .CC, 07-10 ' 09-10 ( LAi- Windsor 08-10 ' 09- 1 Oscar Wilson 07-10 ' 09-10 Whjjam Knorr 09-10 Leonard Thomas ' oS-io 114 Kvenir g Choir NIGHT CHOIR. JOH LONGROTTOM ' 07-10 Arthur Gartman Roy Phelps ' 09-10 Marion Stoneking Yale Caruthers ' 09-10 Carl Williams Sidney G(iddard •08-10 Miner Drury Gordon Harwell ' 09-10 Jo. N a hours Rupert Stewart ' 09-10 CuBiA Clayton Andrew Pattison ' 09-10 Wm. Ansel Gardner Tom Pattison ' 09-10 Roy Boat Norfleet Bone ' 07-10 Charles McAnich ' erner Clayton ' 09-10 A. Wholenberg Alfred Goddard ' 08-10 Beulaii Bi.AiTLER. organist 09- ' 08-10 ' 09-10 ' 09-10 ' 09-10 ' 09-10 ' 09-10 " oS-io ' 09-10 ' 09-10 ' 09-10 115 RETIRED MEMUERS. H. N. Alleman. J. A. Anderson. John Blinn. Eaton Edwards. Geokc.e Edwards. R. H. Elliott. H. Forsyth. W. W. Gallagher. Guy C. Given. Georgf. G. Hei.de. H. C. Henry. Earl Hornbrook. D. C. McWiLLIAMS. C. D. Miller. S. R. Mitchell. E. O. WOOTON. J. E. Mundell. John Powers. r. r. rok.mir. A. E. Schuster. Frank Skidjiore. a. w atkins. j. R. Weddell. J. L. Prichard. Edward Redding. Jei-e Harrison. Henry ilcCowEX. Grant IcGri:i;i ' k. RoLLA Russell. Harold Dunn. Charles Noyer. Bert Kays. Henry Hall. W. Howell. G. Beach. Fr.vncis C.wmxg. Clarence Cowen. Henry Crist. Otis Gardner. HciMicR Htrsch. Btrt Howell. Joe Parks. OciE Rabb. Herbert Willis. Jesse Atkin.son. Will H.vll. Artie McDoical. Co. ts Iitciiki.l. Ben Coe. W. Frizzeli.. Shannon Mii.i.kr. Earl Siiielhs. Clifford Smith. John Smith. Earl Kerr. 116 f Los Solteros OFFICERS. President -------- W Vice Preside)it ------- F. SCHAPIIORST j. A. Andkrson Secretary --------- J. H. Stoxekixg II. II. Simpson -S. R. .MlTCIIKI.L Treasurer ------ Chairman Social Co»i iiittee AfEAir.ERS. Honorary. J. D. Tl.NSLEY. Jl. 1 ' . F " I.K.MING. Active. J- A. Anderson. G. E. L. iN. s. R. MiTCiiF.r.L. W I,. Powers. w . F. Srii.MMioK.s ' i H. H. .Sl.MPSON. J. H. Son res. !• ' . R. Stockton. j. I ' .. Stoneki.ng. " r. M. Wu.cox. Miglit Have lU ' cn. G. P. SlOCKER. F. E. Mii.i.KR. G. E. West. Los Solteros, or The Bachelors ' Glub. was organized in .Scptcnihcr iqoS, fur the ])uri)i)sc ni furnishing some interest to the bachelor fraternity of the College faculty, where it would not he sul jcct to the con- stant interruptions of that sly little fellow — Cupid. In spile nf tlie cozy quarters, good things to eat, and various stag celebrations, the little s])rite is working ha oc with the fraternity, and has enticed away our worthy brotiier, Mr. B. P. Fleming. Mr. F ' leming is a non-entity, Ijut for the sake of better language, we insert the words " ' Honorary Member " . May he rest in peace! In a short time this dangerous little god will again make an inroad into our [)eaceful midst, and it is (piite probable that with our small membership this year, we shall have to submit to his wishes, and permit him to take away with him, one — perhaps two — of our loyal brothers. (We feel that it is not necessary to mention anv names, for thev are known to everyone in this community. ) 118 1.U .- ..It-.IS At the early i)art of the year a free telephone service was instituted, and this accommodation was given to anyone living within a radius of one mile from the club-house, and many people took advantage of the reduced rates. This institution met with so much approval that at the end of February a check for forty-seven cents was given to all the poor unfortunates for the purpose of furthering our work of " charity " , and this was extremely helpful to " Father and the Boy. " But no longer does the fraternity retain these great institutions, so " charity " is a thing of the past. Such hackneyed expressions as " My ife " . and " I want my pie " , are not permitted to be used in the clu1)-house. Although there have been hut few social e ents thus far, owing to the fact the brotherhood has been devoting its time to the help of the poor and needy, yet. as the " Swastika " goes to press, the fraternity is planning a house-party for the near future, which will undoubtedly be as uni([ue and enjoyable as anything which has been given in college circles this year. 119 Apollo Club OFFICERS. John Powers - AI. R. Diaz - Arthur Fkakek - - - - - President - - - Vice President Secretary and Treasurer Honor Rnll naiiKd in llic unler of the amount Ihev eat : Edward Rkddixg. Rass Harrison. Fred Gregg. Howard Boone. Hugh Floyd. Sam Bousman. Olaf Windsor. Dudley Ewing. Joe Parks. Robert Dillon. The Apollo club was formed at the Lafferty boarding house on College Row on the i th of September, 1909. The organization was for the purpose of giving the boarders an opportunity to make their own rules, regulating meal hours, the quality of the " Chuck " , the price of board, table etiquette, and other matters. Perhaps the most prominent rule of the club is its exclusiveness; no one is admitted to the club without first having been unanimously voted in by those present at any club meeting. The e ening meal is con- sidered the regular meeting and business matters are always discussed during supper time. Some evidence of the quality of our food is given by the fact that Harry Lane gained fifteen pounds during his first month with us. Not only do we have quality but also quantity ; complaints are few and far between. 120 kU KKKl W Kmi S suSt " ' Apollo Club The Mountain View Club 1 ,ikc main " similar insliuuinns. ihc Mountain ' iew Clul) Tills its place upon the campus. Those who gather about it every day to pay homage to their god. a S(|uare meal, are a peculiar mi.xture. Not only are ihey different in their characters, but in their personal api)carance also. To try to describe all these indi- viduals in detail would be a large undertaking. The l)est that 1 can do is to quote from a Knight of the r.iil. who having felt the pangs of hunger as he neared .Mesilla Park, decided to alight from his roost under the bn. car to see if he could not satisfy that longing that seemed to cry, " Home. Sweet TTome. " It seems that this son of ease, on rolling from his perch, spied two young men standing by the depot, and. tak- ing them for brothers of the cloth, decided to ap- proacii tlifni and sec if tlicy could direct him to a j)lace where the pangs of hunger might be satisfied. There- ui on. lie approached Henry and Hill tiiinking liial they were of his order and asked them to put him ne.xt. After a great deal of eiTort. they persuaded him that tiu-y were not traveling for the jileasure of seeing the countrv. but were attending the .Agricultural College. The worthy at once told the youngsters that he had lost his ]jurse the day before and was very hungry. Ileing of a tender nature, they asked him to dine at the Mountain A ' iew. and hence all the inside information on the subject. After several courses of choicest meats and vegetables, the gentleman refused the sweets and retired to the front of the house where I followed him to get some of his history. While eating he had been quite observant of every one present, keei)ing one eye on his plate and one on his friends. I was quite surprised to learn that he was really ac(|uainled with them all. He began with I ' .ill and Henry, saying that they were his pals in a night o])eration on a chicken roost, a few da s previous. I ' dain and Thomas he had seen oc- cupving separate rooms at the capitol of Xew Mexico, adding that they were then dressed in the most beautiful striped suits. He made apologies for havini disclosed so much, but added that he did it be- cause he was disgusted on account of their eating more than their share; l ede he claimed to have seen sell- ing jtcanuts on the streets of Xew York; Evans had drank beer out of the same can with him many times in and around El Paso; I ' aulkner he had helped to support when that little enthusiast was making a living with a hand-organ and a monkey on the streets of Roswell; Gardner he had seen keeping the crows off the corn down on Uie farm; Mary had waited on him many times in the grand cafe l)e Coats; Earl had brushed off the horse when he wanted to take a little ride while sojourning in the hamlet of Hillsboro; Merrill had worked for him on the section gang and received his l)oard in pay, and Paul was his soda dispenser when the days were too warm in the hills; Percy he had seen in high society of New York. P owing low over my hand he left me saying. " ' N ' e is the only gintlem.in in the crowd, but don ' t forget to " ive me regards to the cook. " The O. C. R. Gang » OFFICERS ' kR.NKR ClAYION ----- [■ " kRRIS SniiLTON - - - - Emmett Woulexberc; - - Ci ' i ' .A Claytox ----- William Davenport - - - - - - Governor - Secretary of State - I.ieutenant Governor - - - - - Auditor ■ - Attorney General COLORS. Butt Cochin and White Lej horn. .MOTTO. Do others before they do you. GENERAL OFFICE. I ' canut Castle, Peanut . lley Tortugas Street, Sunny Slope, Xew Mexico. Nuf Ced. 123 C4 Dorm " Club The (Wrls ' Dorniitory, (ir more prt)])erly " McFie Hall " , lias long been the social crater ol ' the college. Two years ago at the burning of the ' " Klondyke hash Inumlry " it suddenly became also the college hotel, a sort of " Harvey Plating House " . In the early fall, before boys ' boarding clubs nearer their dormitories are found or opened, it feeds pretty nearly all the nestors; it is the friend in need for faculty members without a wife: it must always be ready at short notice for imposing athletic teams of all kinds, and for all sorts of other visitors, from the Board of Regents to fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, aunts, cousins, uncles, nephews, grand- parents, and sweethearts of students. It cares for permanently all young women students away from home, all Territorial charges, and such young men students as prefer to walk the e.xtra distance to meals and miss the homelike standards, appointments, and general atmos])here of other hotels. To this advantage the presence of part or all of the i ' rtsident ' s familv fur the past three years, of the two College librarians, of several lady teachers, and a few ])rofessors of course contributes much. The parlor with its piano, fire place, girls and magazines is another pleasant element in the situation. The Matron, Mrs. Mac Iver, and the Dean of Women, Miss Daniels, are the officials who charge and either one of them will gladly furnish information or e.xtcnd a welcome to any orphan who desires to become part of the family. HOT " CTirCK " .AT . T.L IIOl-R.S. Regular meals $ .25 Hoard bv the month 16.00 I ' read and water furnished free with all hash orders. 124 ' Dorm " Buncli Delta Sigma 7 1BF , yf • ,j f KT[ to w F 3» ' 7 rn r - f ' fW V w 3 1 . 1 1 K ♦ 1 H 1 ■1 f.-niT. LOCAL. Established, 1910. COLORS. Green and White. FLOWKR. L.ly. SORORES. Kl.l.A MARlIi: POHL. RiTii Ikk.nk Bkain.vrd. AuDiE Eunice Crist. Ethel Marguerite Shearer. Bertha Anna Mayer. Hei.kn Marie Horton. I, AURA Helen Hurst. 126 Phi Alpha Tau The exislcncf of the I ' hi Alpha Tau bcyan lasi fa I. Ina nwiiT to the nature of the c)rganization it has remained a profound secret to all excepting its nieniher . V.i ch member is given at the time of his initiation the name of (jne of the dreek myths — males, of course — and by this name he is known by his fellow members at all meetings and functions of the organization. The club does not presume to he a fraternity, hut the Greek idea is carried out as completely as possible. The i restnt membership is twenty-one and the limit of twenty- five members at a time is a part of the constitution. There were seventeen charter members and onlv four have been admitted to membership since the first meetings. Archon Proarchon Pollux- Adonis X ' ulcan Jupiter llacchus L ' u])id -Agamemnon Apollo J ' RESE.XT ( )Fl ' TCh:RS. Beelzebub Cirammateus Vulcan Houlc - - ' - ROLL OI- MKMRERSHIP. Hercules Lucifer Atlas Stentor . Ja.x L ' lvsses lleelzebub . e|)iune Cupid Saturn and Lucifer Saturn Pygmalion Romulus 1. rs Achille. ' i s ..-. ■.s.-.: L,. ' . .-. - i,. -..v.-..-. ■ K. K. K. OFFICERS. Robert Dn.i.i). ---------- President Howard Boone -------- Vice President Paul Mayer ---------- Secretary William Hall --------- Treasurer k ' . ■■. v: " .: . -r i:z?5ar ' .g; r7;:r7 fv , v ■ , - This short lived hut enthusiastic little club was organized (|uite late in the fall, and durinj; its existence was one of the best anniml the College. No doubt the seeds from which sprunt; this plant were sown months before a real tree was noticed. The tree probably had its roots in the many challenges put before the socalled " V bunch " , — challenges which were not accepted because of the harm that it might do to the work of the V. .M. C. A. The real organization took form at last for the purpose of entertaining a visiting athletic team ; and further, with the jnirpose of protection to inmates of the " Y " and others abstaining from having an agres- sive policy. Its members consisted mainly of men li ing in the Y. l. C. A. Dormitory, but a few others were among its ranks. Among the activities df the club the most prominent ati ' air was their grand liall and reception to the School of Mines football team on Xovember 13th. Hadley Hall was very artistically decorated with pennants representing all the various institutions of the county. The " Merr) ' Widow " orchestra rendered excellent music for the occasion, and as a whole the entertainment proved a great success. liefore a club of any kind was organized, on that memorable night when Tortugas club floated a pen- ant over McFie Hall, membcrs-to-be of this organization went in a small body to serenade the girls. The serenaders were received with enthusiasm and in turn were entertained with songs by the girls. The girls named the musical l) incli the " Candy Kids " — thus the name of our chi!) ( Kandy Kid Klub). On that same night the guards of the Tortugas pennant, sleeping in a ditch by the roadside, were aroused half drowned by floods of water from the acequia from the west. A team from the K. K. K. played a game of basketl)all with nunil)ers of Tortugas resulting in a small score in fa or of the former; nevertheless trouble arose and rival clubs prevailed. Before more such rivalry should be developed, a few members of the K. K. K. circulated a petition among its members asking their President to di ' band the organization. 128 Tortugas OFFICERS. rrcsidcnt ---------- Gordon Goebel (• ■ I ' rcsulcnt ------- Charles Briggs Secretary and ' J ' rcasiirrr - - - - Sidney Kikpatrick Marshal ----------- Hugh Floyd YELL. Nigger, nigger, hoc potater, Half past alligator. Bum Iniiii bulligator, Chicawa saw, T-O-R-T-U-G-A-S. Rah, rail, rah. Rah, rail, rah. Rah, rah, rail. In the fall of the year of Nineteen Hundred and Nine tlie siu lents who abode in the Roys ' Dormitory organized themselves into what was known as the Tortugas Club. The object of this organization was the self government uf tlie dormitory; a Charter was then granted by the President of the College. It is not necessary that there be given a detailed account of the activities of tliis club, as there is little doubt but that those wdio attended College that fall will forget ; but the following will give in a very brief way the principal events of the Club ' s history. September 5th, 1909. Tortugas organized. September 6th, 1909. Baseball game. Tortugas 9, V. M. C. . . Dormitory 5, September 25th, 1909. 2 A. M., Night Shirt Parade headed by Tortugas Band. October ist, 1909. Banner nailed to flag pole at McFie Hall. Girls capturpd it before daylight. October 2nd, 1909. Banner No. 2 nailed to flag pole at McFie Hall. Defended until dayliglit by five gallant Tortugans. October 6th, 1909. Banner removed by College janitor. October 9th, 1909. Tortugas Reception to the E. P. M. I. footljall team. October 15th, 1909. Tortugas Kangaroo Court at Hadley Hall. Love dispute between Jesse Sheppard and Daniel Strong settled. October 26th, 1909. Tortugas en masse escorted ' Varsity football team from Park depot to Las Cruces. November i,vh, 1909. Club appeared at dance in Hadley Hall, clad in overalls and gay colors. " T " and " Turtle " appeared on tank. Second Reception given in honor of the College football squad. Basketball game, K. K. K. 13, Tortugas 8. Tortugas disbanded. The disbanding of the Tortugas Club was by the general November 26th, 1909. D ecember loth, 1909. December nth, 1909. December 13th, 1909. consent of the members, who wished to create more and proper College spirit. 130 Rowgmahs Sic semper tyrannis nux vomiks belli-aik. MOTTO. Do it yourself, no one else will do it for voii COLORS. Gold and Black. PURPOSE. zzz— ? ?— _ _% %_$$_23. OFFICERS. Maximus Rowgmah. Cerberus. Guardian of ault of .Mystery, Guardian of Dragon. Warden of Tomb. Chief Keeper of Kork Screw. Priest of Aquarium. Advisitor cxfacultate. First Term. Briggs, C. C. H. GG. RT, J. KiRKPATRUK, S. Floyd, H. GOEBEL, G. H0W. RD, S. Carlisle, H. Dk. Souires. BRUTES. Eo. T. R. b.misman, s. Cl. y, C. Fitzgerald, P. Frakf.r, a. gopdard, s. POE, A. KXORR. Wm. Pattisox, T. Second Term . Krueger, K. C. B.AKER, S. Powers. J. Boone, H. WiLLLXMS, C. Thomas, U. Gregg, F. Pattisox, A. Smith, H. 1.31 The Rowgmahs were ijatliererl together before Christmas once at a special meeting and adjourned until the second week after the liolidays. Tlie first stunt outside of regular and special meetings was pulled oflf on the night of December i8th, i9io;this was the initiation of the first three new members passed into the Rowgmahs. An interesting evening was passed and the lights were turned oflf about eleven and the rough and readies hied tlieir way homeward. The next was a great ball given in honor of the initiates on February 21st, 1910, and it was voted one of the greatest successes of the season, the only hitch being the losing of a half freezer of ice cream early in the evening. This did not hinder the program being carried out as tliere was enough to go around as it was. The soothing home sweet home was played at twelve o ' clock sharji. then the couples wendetl their w ay homeward to the tune of an extra slow march. Third was the never-to-be f irgotten hay ride to Van Patten ' s, the paradise of the Oregons. Although the time for starting was set for six o ' clock sharp, we did not get started until seven, but this was remedied by being an hour early (?) in getting back. The boys furnished the conveyance and the girls got the dinner as usual, but the menu was not as usual for we had everything to eat and a little more. The ride home was simply out of sight as darkness overtook us before we got really started. Fourth and last was a rousing good time indulged in by the members of the Rowgmahs on the first Saturday in May. Tliis took the cap nfT for llic }car, but with the intention lliat it was to be [nil on once more when scliool starts next year. The Sons of Rest • This is the largest unorganized crowd of male students in the College. By unorganized, is meant that there is no President. Vice President or Secretary. All business in this organization is done thmugli committees, each member of lliese committees being the Treasurer. This form of procedure has been adopted because of the impossibility for all memlx-rs to turn out at every call of their leader, and they are not all flush at the same lime, or C ' lse do not feel like in- dulging in prodigality just at that moment, . lthough the heads of these com- mittees are supposed to be always near the " Hush " ' line and willing to come forward to the assistance of their fellow members at a moment ' s notice, the members feel safer when they have a little spare " spondulix " with them. The main purpose of the Sons from the beginning has been to have a good time, when they feel inclined that way. or to cheer up those who have had trouble, especiallj- with the opposite sex. and need to be livened up. While the Sons never think it worth while to apologize for the motley cos- tumes which they wear and the various conditions under which they appear in society, yet, it might be said that the opposite picture is not a true repre- sentation of what the whole crowd would look like after being gathered to- gether for an evening ' s entertainment. The picture shown is one of the numer- ous committees snapped one morning after an all night ' s revelry. Like all other up-to-date organizations, the " Sons of Rest " have an ideal towards which they strive. The following is the belief, to a man, of the ever- lasting but everchanging members of this organization : Eat when you are hungry And drink when you are dry. Sleep when you are sleep} ' , But never sav die. 133 MEMBERS OF COMMITTEES. Senor Muchanickly Merrill, Fiver Cush Campbell, Esq., Hon. Ten Bone Kirkpatrick, Nickel Monetary Windsor, LL. D., Rabbi Copper Shekels Powers, Dr. Quarter Biggewadde Jennings, Dollar Encome Wilson, I. E., Senator Stamp Revinew Floyd, Rev. Plunk Sixteen-to-one Gregg, Lord Pon}- Phynanse Dillon, Herr Sixbit Wherewith Parks, Monsieur Mark MyCasli Fraker, Franc Drapht Harrison, Lord Sovereign Goldust Given, Senor Peso Friecoynage Boone, Doreallis Moneorder Lyon, Twobit Hightariff Wilson, Ph. d., Senior Quatreales Goldbrick Nourse, Professor Monetary Strong, Duke Shilling Kurantsy Williams, Count Pence Koyne Young, Don Centavo Quesenberry, Herr Thaler Selder Stewart, Signor Skude Dynairo Quesenberry, Signer Getta DeMon Brownlee, Cent Dividend Bausnian, C. E., Prince Flush Ewing, Sen. Dime Gould Krueger, Herr Greenbach VonPattison, Admiral Loose Change Stoneking, Hon. Siher Certificate Gardiner. 134 J F ' r- . 1 j ' m HjiJ l H n H v mjL rV. fJL H R B t :- ;4 ' iH ■i ' B i n ' ■d CS3C=i-; ' 3Ei; Executive Committee of the Sons of Rest Knights of the Bench V e it remembered that w c the weed cunsumers, de hereby permit the picture of our officers and cliief members in full uniform to appear in this issue of the Swastika. Our chief aim is to see how many smokes we can get off the others without, sometime, giving the same in return. .Mthougii we keep in the wide road to Durham and Dukes City, some of our mem- bers stray ofT to New Pipels, Chewolis. or Cigarville for a short stay, only to come flying l)ack home again. We are second to the largest male aggregation in this institution in numljers. For every man or boy that drops out of the ranks there is usually one ready to enter and take up the burden of the i ill and bear it under our standard. It is too great an effort for the average will power of the gang to (piit so that our number increases rather than diminishes every year. ( )ur motto may be expressed in the three irds " Cut it out. " Our colors are light brown on flesh tinted background. The four officers, picked by color and not because they are tlie best ones for the jHisition, are as follows : Duke Ali.xluic, from the deep brown amber color on his fingers. Knight of Durham, has the same color on his fingers, but he has not the st lc of the Duke. Guard of the Pills, — has not the (|uality of the other but still enough to hold his position. Sergeant of the Pipe, — has too light a color. Lastly comes the Pill Suckers in a crowd with all sorts of colors — but no (|uality. 136 Oflicers and Chief Mcnihers of K.. c4 B. The,. ' .,.,,,.1.1 Dramatics Tlie first event whicli can he classed under the gen- eral head of the Drama, occurring after the Swastika went to press last year, was " i ' lie Coonville Hohoes. " While this was not an effort on anyl)od3 ' s part to he profoundly Shakesperian, it was a good specimen of the rollicking " nigger minstrel " and served its piu ' pose in greatly annising the large audiences hoth at the Col- lege and at Las Cruces. It was gixcn hy the ' N ' . AT. C. A. men and brought in a neat sum for the furnishing fund. The individual work of several members of the cast made them locally famous for a time. Jennings and (Iregg as the end men and ' inds(:lr as intcrlncutur were as completely covered with glory as with burnt cork — which is saying a good deal: and Dunn as the Bhuh I ' ml- crcivski would have easily made his white counterpart green with envy, or at least blue with despair. Kirk- jiatrick portrayed the melan- choly type of coon, always in pale terror of " mali wife. " and made a hit. The success of " ' riie Coonville Hoboes " proved that the minstrel va- riety of show can be made a go here if indulged in occas- ionally. " I ' lie Toastmaster " was given Ijy the young men of I os Solteros club in May of last year. It is a college com- edy in three acts written by Norman Lee Swartout, and its ])resentation by the club men was considered excellent. The play abounds in ridicu- lous situations and amusing chmaxes. and its plot made it of more than usual interest 10 the College people. Mr. Wilco.x took the leading part as Bill Morgan, and his dis- guise as Maggy, the senti- mental cook, was very pleas- 140 ing. In fact, the hit wliich the play made with everybody sliowed a most careful assigning of the parts and the whole cast played them with a rusii and swing which kept the audience in continual laughter. Mr. Paul Stanley as Bucccr ' the small chec-ild. was notably ridiculous in the curls and knickerbockers as he played on his toy piano and worried his absent-minded father, the Professor (Mr. Schaphorst) who was in the throes of writing his ree-markable book on Street Car Conductors. Mr. Fleming made one of those sweet, pleading, clinging-vine sort of girls, in his role of Cynthia, the leading lady, and be it said to the great and endless credit of both Mr. Fleming and Mr. Wilcox that they both remembered every last item of feminine frippery and ap- peared before the footlights with every rat, bow and pin in its proper place. The part of George Mcintosh, the stammering suitor to the hand of Cynthia, was filled by Mr. Reynolds Mitchell, who was notably strong in hi? ring scene with tlie heroine in which he gasps out his great heart in the words, " Another fu-fu-fond hu-hu-hope bub-bubble-lasted! " Mr. Stoneking and Mr. Grieb played admirably their parts as the heavy villians. Mr. J.ain as the deaf-and-dumb Mrs. Reed, and Mr. Schaphorst as her henpecked husband excited much laughter. Mr. Anderson as The Toastmastcr withstood the ordeal of being kidnapped thrice and was able to preside at the class banquet in the closing scene. This play, which was given under the direction of Jirw yr ' N ' WP ' t ' ' ' ' - ' 3 generally conceded to be the dramatic [Ifil iIBHHI ' - Iff Vllv event of the xear. v) THE CAST. iii ' 3L . ' ' ' ' ! Morgan, who loves and owes Mr. Wilcox Ji1lW B ' ' ' ' R » " Towel " Fairfax, the Toastmaster Mr. . nderson t i Scene in " The Toastmaster " _ Bob Kenmark, Dill ' s friend .Mr. Curkey ;■ |n| RUhHI ' ' ifl [BmN Henry Reed, son of Prof. Reed .Mr. Stoneking j ' " Tom Ripley, Henry ' s friend Mr. Grieb i} ' IB ' lil ' i ' i " ! George Mcintosh, who lives in hopes Mr. Mitchell V. l W 7 ' T H5BHfci " ' Professor Reed .Mr. Schaphorst nI B ' S Bb Mrs. Reed Mr. Lain S? " BB t Cynthia, their daughter Mr. Fleming Buzzer, their small son Mr. Standley Scene in " l he loastmaster " 141 " Tompkin ' s Hired Man " was given by the students in expression on the Saturday preceding Commence- ment. It made a verj ' favorable impression and the cast deserved much praise for their work. Again the assignment of the parts showed good judgment, and in .spite of the fact that all who took part in the play were without previous experience the production succeeded well. The leading role was played by Walter Mann as Dixie, the Hired Man. Following is the Cast: Asa Tompkins, a Prosperous Farmer Archie Poe Dixie, the Hired Man Walter Mann . John Remington, in Love with Louise Roland Harwell Jerry, a Country Lad John Powers Louise, Daughter hom Mr. Tompkins Relieves to be his Own Rave Hines Julia, Only Child of Mr. and Mrs. Tompkins Olive Parks Ruth, Niece of Mr. Tompkins Audie Crist Mrs. Sarah Tompkins Ada Hoagland During Commencement Mr. Wilcox gave an interesting reading of Sutro ' s strong play, " The Walls of Jericho. " This was followed on tlie same evening by the presentation of " A Proposal Under Difficulties " by a cast of four. The playlet is an amusing farce by John Kendrick Bangs, and the clever way in which it was acted made it very pleasing. Miss Deemcr, as The Maid is especially worthy of mention. The Cast for tliis plav was: Bob Yardsley Mr. Burkey Dorothy . ndrews Lois Friend Jack Barlow Mr. Wilcox Jennie, the Maid Phyllis Deemer Suitors tn the hand of Dorothy. " Mabel ' s Manoeuvre " , a one-act farce by I ' encdix, formed a part of the graduating exercises of the Senior Preparatory class during Commencement week. The following members of the class formed the cast : label Ada Hoagland Mrs. Hobbs Olive Parks Violet Lethia Mitchell Mr. Hobbs Coats Mitchell This little farce was well carried out. The unusual domestic difficulties developed in the short plot were quite entertaining. During the present year the drama has been to an extent supplanted by orator}- and debating, but the impetus wliich has hcen s nven to these latter is well worth the apparent sacrilice to dramatic efforts, in view of ihc fact that both oratory ami debating in the College have long been in need of development. Rut the drama has not been abandoned or forgotten, as the classes in expression have been making an exhaustive study of Ibsen ' s plays during the year, and as the Swastika goes to press rehearsals are beginning for the staging of " The Triumph of Youth " , adapted by Donald Robertson. 143 Oratory The year just past has heen one of unusual success along oratorical lines. Never before has that art taken such a prominent part in the activities of this school. Stimulated by tlie united efforts of the Current Topics Club, the Alumni Association, and the department of luiglish, puljlic speaking, vvliicli heretofore had been i)rac- ticallv a lost art here, has taken a new lease on life and is fast coming into its own. Early in the fall, December 4th was set as the date for the preliminary oratorical contest. Tis contest was to decide who should represent tite college in the annual Inter-terrilorial meet liefore the I ' .oard of Education at Roswell, during the holidays, and had much weight in deciding the winner of the Alumni medal. Last year there was but one candidate for the local honors, but this year there were thirteen entries, but only eight orations materialized. It is interesting to note that all contestants were members of the t urrent Topics Club. None of the orations were long, as only fifteen hundred words were allowable. The great variety of subjects and the way in which they were treated made the contest interesting for tlie large crowd that was present at the meet. Mr. Ray M. Wilcox, Secretary of the Territorial Oratorical Association presided over the contest, which was held in Hadley Hall. The contestants had labored faithfully and all their papers were deserving of much credit. Rupert L. Stewart, a Junior and a brother of last year ' s orator, was given first honors, and in him the college sent their most able speaker to Roswell. Stewart ' s oration, " The Pioneer ' " , tended to show that I)ioneering was the spirit of adventure that is inbred in the soul of the Anglo Saxon, and tliat it would con- tinue until all problems liad been solved and all lands discovered. At Roswell. .Stewart contested witli men of greater experience at public speaking, and even though handi- capped won third place. Present indications indicate another record lireaker for this school next ear, as practically all the orators and debaters have expressed their intentions of coming back. . ext year, the L ' niversity will have to work harder than ever before to hold their reputation as " best in oratory. " The following is a list of the speakers and their subjects : ' The Only Cure for the National Evil " — Earl J. Wilson. " Opportunity " — Harry I.. Parks. " Victories of Peace " — Edwin R. I yon. " The Pioneer " — Rupert I.. Stewart. " An Appeal for Liberia " — Edgar Archie Poe. " The Honest Rich iMan " — Chas. Briggs. " The Discovery of the North Pole " — Dudley Ewing. " The I ' ower of Personality " — Robt. L Dillon. The judges on this occasion were. Professors Wooton and Tinsley, and Mr. Wni. Sutherland. A record of the contestants ' grades were kept to be used in deciding the winner oi the .Mumni medal. The preliminary debate figiues taken jointly with the oratorical figures decided the winner of the medal. The lucky party will not be known until Commencement. Oscar Snow is the donor of this year ' s Alumni medal. Joseph W. Rignev Dudley Luiiig Cna . Briggs Rupert L. Stewart Debate At llic Alumni j;aiu|ucl of igoij, Dr. J. 1 . Macarlliur, lit-ad ul llie l ' " ,ni;;lisli (k-i)artment, delivered an address urging tlie members ti) do somethin!:; lo promote an interest in public speaking and debate. He very forcibly presented the need of tlii.s. At the business meeting held the following day $25.00 were appropriated for the purchase of a medal to be awarded to the person making the best grades in the local preliminary oratorical contest, and in the preliminary debate. This announcement met with very encourag- ing results for early in the I ' all, even at the first meeting of the Current Topics Club, the revival of interest in public speaking was noticeable. The Freshman English class was the first to appear on the scene. They brought forth two team.s which were to compete and the three best men were to challenge first the Juniors and then all comers. The l- " re.shmen chose as their topic the Woman ' s SutYrage Idea. Those defending the universal suf- f rage were Dillon, Ewing, and Lyon and those favoring the restriction of .tlic ballot to males were Briggs. Williams, and I ' oe. The question was decided before the first open meeting of the Current Topics Club in Hadley Hall on h iday exening, January 15th. Though the ])articipants were all practically new to the game, they showed that the} ' had worked hard in gathering material, and in presenting argument acted like veterans. The decision was granted unanimously to the affirmative, and woman was given her rights. The judges were: Professors Wooton, Schaphorst and Wilcox. Dillon was declared ineligible, and Briggs, Ewing and Poe were picked as the three next best men. In the meantime a challenge had been issued to the El Paso High School. The Pass City school accepted and the question agreed upon is, " Resolved: That the United States Should Immediately Further Increase Her Navy. " The College has chosen the affirmative and the date is set for late in April. Next on the program was the Junior-Freshman wrangle over the " Discountenance of the Present Protective Policy of the United Government in International Commerce. " Poe, Ewing and P.riggs attacked the present national administration and advocated radical changes. Mayer, Hermann, and JMcCowen defended the jjresent policy, but lost the decision of the judges. The judges of this meet were: Pro- fessors Garrison, .Stocker and Schaphorst. These two debates tended to develop good material and trained nun fur the intercollegiate team. The fiuestion as submitted by the Varsity was " Resolved, That Commission l- ' orm of Municipal Government is the Best Form of Municipal Government. " 146 When candidates for the intercollegiate team were called for Briggs, Ewing. and Lyon allied them- selves on tlic affirmative, the college side of the question, and Stewart and Rigney agreed to work on the negative. At the eleventh liour Dillon was prevailed upon to join forces with the negative. The iircliminary took place in Hadley Ilall on the evening of Saturday, March 5th. This proved the best debate of the season, and all speakers did justice to their respective sides. The contest was close and interesting throughout. The decision as rendered by the judges, Professor Wooton, Mr. Bloom, and Mr. Sutherland was two to one in favor of the affirmative. Dillon was again disqualified and Ewing was given first ])lace, and Rigney and Briggs tied for second honors. This gave the above named men places on the intercollegiate team. Much credit is due the Department of English for the revival of interest in this line of work. 147 Publications STAFF Miss Phyllis Deemer John A. Anderson Miss Silvia Anderson Robert I. Dillon Claude P. Henry Howard C. Boone James Nourse Miss Phyllis Deemer Olaf Windsor H. N. Alleman O. Metcalf C. Henry H. Sduitz S. A. Anderson A. E. Crist F. Faulkner M. Goldenberg A. Shepherd T. Lester }3n ■ - i ROUND-UP. Henry C. McCowen Wm. E. Campbell - - - ASSISTANTS. Exchanges - Official Society Athletics Alumni Department - - - - Cartoonist THE SWASTU A. S. Egbert Merrill Paul Brownlee - . - Business STAFF ASSISTANTS. Literary John Powers Ass ' t Manager James Nourse CONTRIBUTORS. Editor-in-Chief Business Manager REPORTERS. Farl J. Wilson Miss . udie Crist J. Wm. Knorr W. D. Ewing Miss Ruth Brainard Oscar R. Wilson E( itor-in-Chicf Manager Picture Dep ' t Artist Wm. Knorr P. Fitz Gerald H. C. McCowen E. . ' nderson .SlI) KiKK PATRICK . . Poe S. TSausman C. r. ITcnry E. Lyon R. I. Dillon l ' ). Mayer R. Brainard L. Thomas J. A. .Anderson i ' rof. ITadley II. C. Boone J. Rigney R. Harrison O. WiNon Rav Wilcox P. W. Maye r Red Lane Prof. Daniels E. ' ilson G. Goebel C. Briggs R. Hines Rusty Clayton Prof. Hoblit Laura Hurst J. Parks 148 The Round-Up (oi.i.iiiii: vi;. ii l|||1uillllll ll Mf (III ' ' Tin; siriiKMs ii- nil. m: v ty.su i i oi.i.w.i «»i . .m« i i.n hk ■»i... (-.•Il. ' ulnit. I oill il - ) IWKt, ntitl Cl« t.||. a- W.-Lli. |-..ut. l - l S..t.ri|l»T. lltoU )i I r I |. Mii; ' •! iiii ' I (ir.i:i:i: VOL. 3. No. m AGKICULTURAI. COLLEGE, N M . JANUAK ' , M» »Ui H M ' MtTW PRICE S CENTS Y. M.r. 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A delightful mountain picnic was given by Mrs. Ethel Mc- Ivcr, linusekeeper at the dormitory, in honor of Miss Cooper, who left the first of May to take a position as nurse in Provi- dence Hospital. Miss Cooper had been on the cooking staff at the Dormitory for two years and those invited on the picnic were the boarders there. The drive to Dripping Springs, Major ' an Patten ' s mountain camp, was keenly enjoyed. The day was beautiful and every one gave himself up to the enjoyment of the grand scenery, the bracing mountain air, and last but not least, to the abundant lunch provided. Although a great deal of climl)ing was done, no one fell off a precipice, or drowned in a spring, and the time for departure came only too soon. As the sun was setting, the merry party was spinning ddwn the canyon toward the valley, with many sighs and farewell l)ackward glances at the scene of their day ' s pleasure. JUNIOR CLASS PARTY. On Saturday evening, . i)ril 24, the Junior Class gave a party in honor of Professor Clarence T. Hagerty, who has been patiently imparting knowledge to the wayward students for the last eighteen years. The rooms of the Domestic Science Department were arranged for the occasion and dancing was enjoyed during the evening, the music being furnislied by the Colonia Latina Orchestra. At nine-thirty the refreshments were served, which con- sisted of fresh strawberries and cream, cake and coffee. The crowd adjourned at a late hour after giving Pro- fessor and Mrs. Hagerty several cheers and wishing them a long and prosperous life. SOPHOMORE HAY RIDE, M.A.Y i, 1909. One of the most jolly class functions of the year was the moonlight hay ride given by the Sophomores. Two large wagon-loads of students left the Dormitory at seven-thirty and headed down the " Paseo. " .• fter crossing the bridge at Las Cruces, they took the road for fMd Mcsilla. They stopped at the home of Miss Hines for lunch, which was partaken of under a group of apple trees liy a dim light of several Japanese lanterns. .After a short rest, the party set out for home, wishing that such rides might be made tii last a little longer. THE G. K. C. ENTERTAINS. The r.. K. C. Girls charmingly entertained a number of their friends on Friday evening, May i, in honor of Miss Blond Cooper. The principal part of the program was carried out on tlic lawn where there were several Navajo rugs, chairs and benches. The entire club was in the receiving line and the guests were greeted with vari- ous handshakes, the last being the G. K. C. shibboleth. Various interesting and amusing games were played, such as a clothespin race and a state and capital contest. Light refreshments were served, after which the guests took their departure. CADET HOP, MAY 12. The battalidn of cadets gave their annual ball at Hadley Hall on Saturday night, in honor of Major George. The receiving began at eight o ' clock and the dancing at eight-thirty. Major George and Mrs. Garrison led the Grand March, assisted by Cadet Major Harwell with Miss Inez Buvens. Refreshments were served in the Do- mestic Science room from ten to twelve. The music, furnished by the Merry Widow Orcliestra, was excellent, the floor w as in fine condition, and the evening ideal, all combining to make the affair one of the crowning events of the year. ELEVENTH ALUMNI BANQUET. The annual alumni luncheon, hekl on Tuesday evening. R-Tay 25, was one of iJie most successful the Associa- tion has ever held. The guests were seated in the New Assembly hall, which was very satisfactorily used for this purpose for the first time. Each table was artistically decorated with crimson-shaded candles and a large center- piece of cut flowers. In the center of the room was placed the head table, at which were seated the graduating class and the toastmaster, R. R. Larkin, ' 04. A delicious three-course luncheon was served by the girls of the Cooking De- partment, after which the program of the evening was rendered. The first speakers to respond to the toastmaster were W. A. Sutherland, ' 0 ; Prof. Tinsley, ' 99 ; Herbert Alleman, ' oy : Pres. ' . E. Garrison, Prof. Hadley and Dr. ] lacarthur. The roll of tlie classes was then called and Oscar Snow respond- ed for ' 94, Mr. Sutherland for ' 98. Prof. Tinsley for ' 99, Prof. Sage for ' 00, Mrs. C. D. Case for ' 01, Miss French for ' 02, Miss Ford for ' 03. C. D. Case for ' 04, Mr. Quintero for ' 07, and Mr. Mundell for ' 08. . t twelve o ' clock all . formed a circle around the room, joining hands and singing " Auld Lang Syne, " which brought the eleventh alumni banquet to an end. 153 S1{X1()R I ' KUMENADE. Tlic C ommciH-enicnl r.all n licld on Wednesday evening, May 26, at liadley llall. in licmdi- nf ihe graduating class. The committee in charge had done its ulniosl tn make tlie affair a success. The hall was nicely decorated and the nuisic, furnished by the College Orchestra, was excellent, as usual. i cfreshnients were served during the evening in the Domestic Science rooms. The crowd was in a happy, yet sad mood, for afterwards there were good- byes to he said, and friends to he sei)arated. At twelve o ' clock the strains of " Ilcime, Sweet Ijunio, " hrdught to close the school year of 1909. •. W. (,-. A. Rl-XI ' .l ' riON. { n l- ' riday, Sei)tenilier 3, at 11 o ' clock, the mcnihci-s of the " S ' . W. C. A. held an infurnial rece])tinn in the Domestic .Science Department, in honor of ll e new girls. Various " get acquainted " ' games were jilaved and one of the features was a grand march in tlie assembly hall, for the pur])ose of making the girls ac(|uainte(I. Then the old gi rls were given sli]) of ])a])er and asked to write down in a minute all the names of new girls that thcv remembered. A ])rize was awarded the one with the most fortunate memory. The girls then were taken to another room where they were served refreshing ]Hnich. 1 . - 1 k • i » 9 V. M. C. A. RECF.PTIOX. The Y. M. C. A. held a reccplinn iiTi b ' riday evening, . ei)lember 3. in ilie Association auditoritnn for the pur])ose of meeting the new male students. Kobl. I. Dillon, the new Iv appointed secretary, was introduced to the company and delivered the welcome, . mong those who ga e aildresses during the evening were Dr. Macarthur, George Helde. ' 08. Dr. Garrison, and .Mr. rollard. ICxeellent music was rendered by .Mr. .Miller. Paul Given, Rass Harrison and the stringed (piartet. The refreshments, which consisted of grapes, canta- loupes, and lemonade, were enjoyed by all. There were o er a hundred in attendance and the atTair was concluded with some rousing cheers for the Association. 154 . lr|-ll-. IJAIJ. RICCEPTION. The reception given at .Mci-ie Hall mi Saturday evcnins was well attended. Those in charge had ex- cellently arranged plans for the meeting of the old and new college peo])le, and soon all felt at home. There was a grand march in which the couples were changed every few minutes in ortler to make everj ' one acf)uainted with every one else. Then the crowds were gathered together, according to their native states, and this oc- casioned no little surprise at the many states represented. 1 )aiuing followed and at ten o ' clock the company took their leave. PRF.SIDEXT ' S RRCEPTIOX. The annual president ' s reception to the faculty an l -.ludcnis. witli their friends, was held in Hadley Hall on Friday evening, September lo, and the crowd assembled wa one of the largest ever seen at a social affair in the history of the college. The receiving line was stationed near the stage, which w s artistically decorated with palms, with a scenic l)ackground of trees. When the ])coi)le had all arrived the receiving line broke up and the crowd intermin,S:;led for a couple of hours. . t 10 o ' clock the I. as Cruces Orchestra arrived and dancing began. Delicious refreshments were served in the Domestic Science rooms and at twelve the guests departed. THE ANNUAL Y. M. C. A. PICNIC. The fourth annual . ssociation picnic was held on Saturday. September 25. and a good crowd was in at- tendance. The carriages arrived on the scene at 6:15 and soon the picnickers were on their way to Van Pat- ten ' s. The majority of the crowd reached the mountain camp at eleven, although it was nearly twelve before the chaperons. Miss Daniels and Mrs. Oliver, arrived. The crowd spent the time before lunch in investigating the camp and the bracing mountain air sharpened their apjictites, to which their due appreciation of the abundant mtMW- A 1 -V m 1 luiicli testified. After all had dune justice to tlie feast, they set out for a climb, some yoing to Ice Can von, some to Maple Grove, and ome to hitherto unexplored regions. I!y live some had returned and a hort ilance was held in Major an 1 ' alien ' s dining hall. . t si.x o ' clock dinner was served to the hungr) people, who bade fair to dis])ose of even the crumbs. Preparations for departure were made and soon the coujiles were spinning down the canyon, after a last farewell to the dusky, lowering peaks behind them. TORTL ' GAS DANCE. On Saturday evening, October 9, the Tortugas Club enter- tained at a dance and reception in honor of the boys of the fil I ' aso Military Institute. The entire student body, with the ma- jority of the faculty, were in attendance and gave the boys a hearty welcome. The Merry Widow Orchestra, which furnished the music, was stationed on the palm-decorated stage. I ' unch was served during the evening, and after the last strains of the home waltz at 1 1 130, the crowd dispersed, thanking the wearers of the " turtle " for a royal good time. Y. M. C. A. STREET FAIR. The Y. M. C. A. gave a Hallowe ' en street fair on the evening of October 30, at which many uniciue fea- tures were int roduced. The " stunt ' ' was held in Hadley Hall, all the rooms of the building being used for the various attractions. There were Gypsy fortune telling booths, and a side show containing such attractions as a famous snake charmer, the fattest and the thinnest ladies in the world, and the only mermaid in captivitv. Candy was sold in the auditorium, and in the basement were held typical Hallowe ' en " stunts " . There was a " shoot the chutes " arranged on the back stairs down which the courageous whizzed madly in a galvanized iron tub, to be spilled out onto a mattress spread below. The survivors were then taken around the building in a Japanese jcnriksha, or on the back of Teddy ' s elephant from Africa, which in reality was an ordinary Rocky Mountain canary, plus a stuffed calico trunk and tusks. The last thing on the i)rogram was a vaudeville, consisting of several songs and drills by the Dormitory girls, and touching selections rendered by the Las Cruces and " Merry Widder " Orchestras, on such classic instruments as tubs, tin pans, egg-beaters, wash-boards, and tin lids. Although it was the association ' s first atteni]3t to give a public affair, they felt amply repaid for their labors. i. ' je Supper AG. STUDENTS SHUCKING BEE. On Friday evening, November 25, tlie " farmers " gave a quilt tacking, shucking bee, and dance for their lady friends. The gentlemen husked corn, while the ladies tacked a quilt, after which dancing was indulged in, the music being furnished by Paul Given and JcfF Harrison. The refreshments consisted of cider, dough- nuts, and apples, and the napkins used were cantaloupe w raiijiers. At eleven the couples departed, all declaring the " farmers " excellent hosts. CHOIR DANCE. On Saturday evening, December 2, the St. James Choir lioys held their annual dance. It was given in Hadley Hall, and the crowd was small, so there was ample room for dancing. The music was furnished by Mr. Lewis and Jeff Harrison, assisted by Paul Given and Howard Boone, and no programs were used. Re- freshments were served in the Domestic Science rooms. K. K. K. DANCE. The K. K. K. Club entertained on the evening of November i_ , in honor of the visiting football team of the School of Mines. The hall was decorated with pennants of many colors, representing various institu- tions. After introductions to the visitors, dancing was begun and continued until eleven-thirty. . n extra feature of the evening was a recitation by Cubia Clayton, entitled " Old Ace. " The punch bowl in the hall was the center of attraction during the evening, and after the home waltz, the evening pleasures were concluded. ROUND-UP STAFF ENTERTAINED. On Thursday evening, December 0. Misses Edna and Sylvia and John Anderson entertained the Round- Vp staff at their home. A two course luncheon Avas served, after which a number of witty toasts were given. The party then returned to the parlor where various games were played until a late hour, among them being the writing out of a miniature Round-Up from a blank dummy provided. CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES. During the Christmas vacation a number of the students remained, and contran ' to their expectations, the time was passed quickly and pleasantly, for the days were crowded full of events and activities of all kinds. The program was as follows : Y. ! I. C. A. Open House Reception, December 23. Skating Party, December 27. Christmas Eve Hop. " December 24. Y. M. C. . . House Warnu ' ng. December 29. " Dorm " Part} ' , Deccmbor 25. Roxball Party, December 30. New Year ' s Eve Dance, December r. 157 THIRD YEAR I ' RF.P. PARTY. The thirtl year class held their annual event in Hadley Hall, in January 27. The hall was decorated with the class colors, ])ale blue and white. The evenins was spent in (anies and dancing, and about nine-thirty, refreshments were served, the party bicaking up at 1 1 :3o. SECOND YEAR PREI ' . .SK.Ml.XG PARTY. On Fridav evening. February 12, the Second Year class hied themselves to the skating rink at Las Cruces to indulge in roller skating. The all had a hilarious time, although in several instances the floor rose up to meet some unfortunate victims, but no seridus injuries resultetl and the crowd again readied College in safety. I ' RESH.M.W CLASS PARTY. The " Freshies " gave a very enjoyable class party in Hadley Hall on I ' riday evening, February 12. The evening was spent in dancing and ])laying ' alentine games, one feature being Cupid ' s Art Gallery. Delicious refreshments were served and although some envious ]irowlers, about with malicious intent, made away with the milk, thereby depriving the company of cocoa, nothi ng serious iiap])ciieil lo ni;ir the evening ' s enjoy- ment. SENIOR CLASS DINNER. Miss Ruth Oliver charmingly entertained the Senior Class at a six o ' clock dinner, February 14. The deco- rations were in accordance with the day and the Seniors did justice to the sumptuous feast provided for them. . fter the meal, various games were placed until time to leave. Those ])resent besides the Seniors were Dr. and Mrs. Garrison. RO -GMATT DANCE. The Rowgmah Clul) gave a dance on the eve of Washington ' s P.irthdav. Fcbruar - 21. in honor of their new members. The function was held in Hadley Hall, and the music furnished by Mr. Lewis and Mr. Ames, of I,as Cruces. The floor was in excellent condition, the members having spent a great deal of time in waxing it. Punch was served throughout the evening and about 11:30 delicious refreshments of ice cream and cake were passed to the various couples. Only the club members and their lath- fricmh were jiresent. MOONLIGHT H.-VY RTDE. The Round-I ' p and the Swastika staflFs took advantage of the brilliant mnciulight (m l ' ri(la - evening to have a hav ride out to Little Moimtain. H;iving arrived at their destination, they proceeded to extricate themselves from the wagon-; and to ' ])lay some romping games. . s usual, they were eager for the refrcsliments. after the disposal of which they climbed Little IMountain, burning yuccas all along their path. The ride back was most enjoyable and l)y ten-thirty, every one was at liome. 158 PR P. 1 9 . ynu ' t e Third Year Preparatory X OFFICERS. Rass Harrison UiL Lane Carmen Gii-liam Fred Gregg President Vice President Secretary Treasurer CLASS !■ LOWER. " White Rose. " MOTTO. " Operibus cognite sumus. " Third Year Farce in One Act Fntitlcil — " Peeping tlirough the knol-liole in father ' s wooden leg ' ' or " Papa ' s pants will soon fit Willie. " Scene in History Room. Curtain raises. Fred sings " Skinny Girl, " on heing very elaborately encored, he sings " Soldier Boy. at the end of which Artlnir gives a practical demonstration of eating " Doughnuts. " John assisted by Beck- vvith juggles six basketballs and four baseballs, although being blindfolded and having their hands tied be- hind them. Henrietta demonstrates to all the art of plunging the line. On the last down Audie and Rass arc discovered in a corner, sitting on one chair, behind a map, whereupon, Lena walks proudly up to Audie and says, " I want you to know that I ' m cajjtain of this basketball team, not you. see. " Helen comes to the rescue and says, " Now, really don ' t you think that Owen is cute? " P.ut nothing would do but that Nina and Carmen should fight a duel with toothpicks at a hundred paces, over that handsome little fellow, P. d. Harold ' s cornet is heard in the din sounding those beautiful soul inspiring notes of " Blushes may come and Blushes, etc. — " written by William C. Suddenly all is quiet as Mary explains the value of " Anti-Fat, " but Uil doesn ' t agree because angle B A C isn ' t parallel toline D. C. Hugh butts in and says that it must be correct because Sec. I, Art. II of football rules says " A forward pass is legal if the end etc. " Just now the door bursts open and in rushes Miss X , who says to Ila el, Bethel, Ruth and Norflect, " You are noth- ing but ' namby pamby dolls ' and all of you came in on a freight train, so get in the study hall this minute. " Exit all. Curtain falls. 160 Second Year Preparatory OFFICERS. ' er. er Cr-AVTc)N (Rusty) Edwin Holt (Crumble foot) Edith Burk (Wise acre) Joe Parks (Pig) James Xoukse (llricki. Ferris Sheltox (Snickle fritz). Miner Drury (Cackle). Ella Pohl (Gimlet). Ruby Redding (Scout). Roy Baker (Frying-pan). Ethel Sherer (Scissors). Burton Fight (Fight). Rodney Gilliam (Storpantakert). Onis Longbottom (Stoakes As- sistant). President I ' ice President Secretary Treasurer COLORS: Pale blue and jiink. .MOTTO: Give and Learn. ROLL CALX. Fred Lemon (Fritz). Reymond Frenger (Buttinsky). Herold Edw. rds (Important). Ruth Brownlee (Bunker Hill). Xumah Sp. nhower (Fandango). LuciLL Dunn (Dulce). A1a Goldenberg (Goldbug). Arthur Goldenberg (Couldent). Willie Ford (Bill). Elizabeth Walker (Polly). Cora Ford (Standly). It remains to be said that this class is a faithful supporter of the College. Most of its members have been here ever since the institution was organized and from present indications, they are in danger of being here as faithful sup- porters of the College for a few more decades. The members who have entered the class lately, that is to say. in the past four years, are readily falling into the ways of the Class and will soon be as handy as the older members. The Class has in the last few years developed some creditable actresses and athletes, but its best work is still before it. A full account of the class ' s doings will be in the next is.sue of the Swastika, so do not fail to get it. Mildred Hookland (Te He). Pethro Larquier (Peet). Doris Brown (Steady). Stanley Brown (Pugilist). James Bjerreguard (Beer Gor- den). Oliver Lohman (Bolliver). Oliver Kees (Caso). Jessie Shipiieard (Prairie Dog). Will Hall (Ruthie). Jefferson Harrison (Jef). First Year Preparatory Class President Vice President Secretary and Treasurer Efi Miss Liija .Mitchell Fred Priest Miss Eleanor Hager CLASS COLORS: " Old Rose and Gold. ' CLASS MOTTO: ' •Carte-dieu. " AcuAYOj Amanda Aragon, Hekjieno Apodaca, Ricardo Blattler, Lois Brownlee Floyd ClaytoXj Cueia Coe, Ben. Chandler, Howard DossEY, Sarah Day, Ruth Danos, Arthur Elwood, ] L rion Foster, Irvin Forward, Amelia Forward, Walter Freeman, Forxia FouLKS, Marshall Goddard, Sidney GoRosTiETA, Carlos Gorton, Ralph CLASS ROLL: Hall, Henry Hager, AIabel Hager, Eleanor Issacks, Jesse Johnson, Rose KuESTER, Fred Katzenstien, Fred. Kearney, Frank Kelley, ALxbel Locke, Lowel Lemon, Blane Llewellyn, Stanley Lester, Edward ! Iitchell, Lida rANDELL. Jessie JiIartinez, Pedro N. RVEZ, MlGUIL Nabours, J. O. O ' Brien, Isabel Priest, Fred Parker, Lillian Longbottom, L ggie Lane, Joe Ruhle, Paul S.MITH, Xancy Smith, Eula Smith, Ollie Smith, John ScoGGiNs, Leot.v Siieppard. Newell QUESENBERRY ' , FrED Russell, . lien Walker, Rose ' alker, George Walters, Chas. ' 0HLENBERG, EmMET ■ooDsoN, Edward Stoneking. L RION Strong, Daniel 165 (4 A Class " hR CLASS ROLL. AxsEL GARniNF.R, Presifletit. Rose Blaxchard. Janet Bouggy. Alxo Cdats. Demetrio Chaves. Lillian Ellwood. Frank England. JeTTIE GODDARn. Alfred Goddard. Arthur Gart.max. Frank H.wvlev. Roger Jackson. Felippe Lopez. LuciLE M.vndell. Joe Quesenberry. Dette Rentfrow. Joseph Steen. Yale Carcthers. 167 " O " B " Preparatory tfi College Spirit at the Arizona Game It was really tou hail that we lost that ramc to Arizona at VA I ' aso on X(i -(. ' nil)cr scvcntli. Three hundrecl rooters, supporters of the Crimson had gone to the Pass City on the special train, and every man was confi- dent of a victory. We lost the game, but proved that we were game losers and that we can take defeat in a manner that few schools can. A disinterested party would never have guessed that we had suffered defeat for the rooters and college enthusiasts proceeded to give a demonstration of football enthusiasm that made the peo- ple of the Pass City ' " sit up and take notice. " The boys, about thirty in number, wearing the little red skidoo hats, coats turned inside out, and supplied with noise making apparatus of various kinds, paraded the streets from eight to ten-thirty o ' clock. The line of march included all the town streets, all the nickelodeons and ten-cent theatres, the carnival and many other interesting places were paid a visit. On the crowded street corners a burles(|ue of the El Paso Military Institute and the Fort Bliss bands was given. The fun would ha c been continued long into the night had it not been fur ha ing to catch the train for home at eleven o ' clock. Promptly at the schedulcil time the excursion departed from the Union de]:)ot, and the ' ' alley folks, weary from a strenuous day, settled back into their seats, as they thought to rest. Hardly had the train started to move when the leader of the tin horn band mustered his men and started through the train. Back and forth from front to rear and rear to front halting long enough in each coach to make a few announcements or sing a song and then imitate the " .Merry Widow " orchestra. This continued throughout the journey homeward and kept the entire delegation awake, and to the delight of nearly all on board, furnished no little amount of amusement. All participating in the " stunt " pronounced it the time of their life. Long live " college spirit " at X. .M. . . C. HIS LITERARY C.XRREK. McCowen — " Yes, fellows, when I graduate I intend to follow a literary career — write for money, you know. " His roommate — " Well, from the tone of your k ' tlers from lionu- one would judge you iia e done nothing else since you lia e been al college. " 170 BOWMAN ' S BANK ESTABLISHED Las Cruces, New Mexico 1884 " i : «■ IS Y0«| , H , fi.-F ' tJ- Riley Block YOUNG M N You are just starting on the journey of Life with all its vexations and troubles: YOUNG LADY You are about to enter upon the stage of Womanhood and the cares consequent thereto. Protect yourself and those dear to you by opening a bank account with the bank which has stood by your College from the time it was organ- ized. 171 NOVELTY MERCHANTILE COMPANY Dealers In China, Crockery, Glassware, Cooking Utensils, STATIONERY. SCHOOL SUPPLIES. Curios, Navajo Blankets, Notions and Novelties, of all kinds Give us a trial Satisfaction Guaranteed Novelty Merchantile Company Las Cruces Phone isi n. M. Residence Phone 109 Business Phone 175 H. C. STRONG (LICENSED EMBALMER) UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES CREMATION BY ARRANGEMENT LAS CRUCES NEW MEXICO Hip! Hip! Hurrah!— They all do say— Every- body knovis SOL. I. BERG Sells the Best Clothes Sole Agents for Sophmore Clothes, the proper clothes for College Boys. The latest fad a-nong College Boys is FRIENDSHIP TIES 121 S. El Paso Street El Paso, Texas J. H. SMITH SON Real Estate Fire Insurance Valley Lands 1 2 1 Stanton St. El Paso, Texas MARCH 10th, 1910 Dillon, " There is a peach tree in bloom down at the Park. " Boone, " That ' s what I thought this time last year, but I picked lemons from it last fall. " 172 Calendar Marcli 27 — The College baseball team plays the El Paso White Sox in Juarez and gets beaten by a score of .March 28 — Doctor jMacarthur starts in the saloon business. Professor Wooten talks at V. M. C. A. on temperance. March 29 — Quesenberry promoted to Drum 2 Iajor in the hand. Alarch 30 — Carpenters cut long Klondyke building into sections and move it away. Fraker calls for prunes and corn bread while in El Paso. March 31 — McDougal kills bob-cat in yucca cone. Cellar of " Dorm " ' flooded. . ])ril I — Annual visit of mumps. B. Kays, . Hall, H. Dunn, H. Hall victims. " Ag " Club holds re- ception in Hadley Hall and gives Mexican program. April 2 — Editor of Round-Up elected. McCowen the unlucky man. Y. M. C. A. Convention opens. Co. " . " ' defeats Co. " C " in relay race. . pril 3 — Y. M. C. A. building dedicated. Titus f makes address. Baseball between E. P. M fi ?.. .. lege score 23-1 favor of College. April 4 — Convention speakers talk in churches. I. and Col- C. A. convention closes at Hadley Hall. .April 5 — Reformation starts in the " Y. " . pril 6 — Audie receives a rattle. April 7 — Seats arrive for Hadley Hall. .Vpril 8 — First assemble held in Hadley ' rexy makes a big spiel. 173 Hall. April (; — Sells-Floto Circus in Las Cruces. Donald Young sees elephant for the first time. Armour team is surrounded hy " Ag " students. E. P. M. I. and Col- lege play baseball in El Paso, score 9-2 favor of College. April 10— Baseball. College vs. E. P. M. I. in El Paso. Score, 24 to 3 in fa:vor College. Denovcn Club goes to mountains on picnic. April II — Mr. R. L. Young speaks at Y. M. C. A. April 12 — John Haggart and Fred Gregg join In- dian Club. Sophia McCowen leaves for Europe. April 13 — Zootechny class cuts with Prof. Simpson. April 14 — Y. W. C. A. elects officers. April 15 — Baseball. Solteros vs. College. 8-4 in favor College. Ladies ' Aid serve ice cream at Dorm. April 16 — Coonville Hoboes given in Hadlev Hall. AiJril 17 — Coonville Hoboes in Armory in Cruces. Baseball. Cruces vs. College. 17-2 in favor of College. April 18— Wind blows out windows ' in Y. M. C. A. Xo speaker. Y. M. C. A. nominating committee re- ports. April 19 — Annual inspection of the Pattalion bv Capt. H. Harris. April 20 — Push is in love. April 21 — Ag. Prof, and Ag. students play baseball. Score, 16-12 in favor of students. April 22 — Socorro baseball team arrives. . pril 23 — Baseball. Xew Mexico Miners vs. Aggies at College. Score, 16-7 in favor of College. April 24 — Picnic at ' ans in honor of Miss Cooper. Junior class entertain Prof. Hagerty. Baseball. Miners vs. College. 1 1 9 in favor of College. April 25 — Annual election of Y. M. C. A. officers. 174 -O! 1884 I9J0 BASCOM-PORTER CO. Successor. , to F. H. BASCOM, and FRENCH PORTER Full Stock of LUMBER HARDWARE PAINTS, OILS and GLASS CEMENT LIME COAL SASH and DOORS VEHICLES and HARNESS WAGONS and IMPLEMENTS PUMPS, PIPE and FITTINGS ELECTRICAL FIXTURES Etc., Etc. OUR SPECIALITIES COURTESY, PROMPTNESS, EFFICIENCY, RELDVBILITY, STABILITY, PROGRESS AND PUBLIC SPIRIT Let us figure with ' ou on Building, Plumbing, Tianln . Paintla . Electric Hiring, Etc. Agencies MAGESTIC RANGES GARLAND RANGES CHARTER OAK STOVES WILSON HEATERS ROUND OAK STOVES QUICK MEAL GASOLINE STOVES JEWEL GASOLINE STOVES AERMOTOR WIND MILLS OTTO GASOLINE ENGINES STEMPEL FIRE EXTINGUISHERS SHERWI N- WILLIAMS PAINTS SEWALE FAINTS STUDEBAKER WAGONS and BUGGIES LIGHTNING HAY BALERS MOLINE PLOWS McCORMICK MOWERS and RAKES JENKINS STACKERS and SWEEPERS EL PASO Is Certain to Be the Largest City in the Southwest. W h y not Become Identified with It by Purchasing a Few Lots while They Can Be Had at Reasonable Prices? GRAND VIEW Offers the Best Opportunity; Lots Sold o n Monthly Payment Plan Correspond ' With NEWM AN INVES TMENT EL PASO COMPANY TEXAS " That man has broken more records than any one I ever heard of. " " A Runner? " " No, he owns a graphophone. " HOTEL DIEU— Sisters Hospital lis pleasant L Kaiirn), climatic adxantaycs and improved hygienic interior arrangements make it most suc- cessful in meeting surgical and medical needs. The first floor of the institution contains the Clinic, Railroad operating room, private rooms and wards for male patients. On the second and third floors the surgical and medical wings are sharply distinct. The fourth floor is devoted entirely to obstetrical cases, and has separate and most modern equipment for this work. The fifth floor contains tlic main operating, sterilizing and dress- ing rooms. The Hospital maintains its own electric light plant, steam laundry and ambulance service. 176 April 2( — Had beans for supper at Clays. Socorro team leaves for El Paso. April 27 — Prexy gets a hair cut. Big Ag. Club meeting. I ' rof. Ainsley talks on bugs. Water turned on from new tank. . pril 28 — Y. M. C. A. caljinet entertains " Nigger Minstrel cast. " . pril 29 — Erdis speaks in assembly. April 30 — G. K. C. entertains Miss Cooper. Base- ball game. Miners vs. College at Socorro. 18-11 in favor of College. May I — Sophomore hay ride. Baseball at Albu- querque vs. Grays. 1 1-4 in favor of Grays. Mexican gets leg broken while driving down pike. May 2— E. B. Elfers speaks at Y. M. C. A. May 3 — Baseball with Indians at Albuquerque. 11-7 - ' A ' ' in favor College. High .schcnjl vs. College. 12-2 in favor of College. May 4 — Baseball team returns. Scpli. Aggies visit truck farm. Postoffice and supply room moved. May 5 — ' alter Mann takes a bath. Girls go to little mountain on float for eat feast. JMcDougal rough-houses in Y. M. C. A. " Capt. " orders him to move. The Tortugas Flag ACT I. Scene I. ( Boys ' Donn. about 7 :53 P. M. Tortugas Club in session. Boys racking tlieir brains for some new " stunt " to do.) First Boy: " Say, fellows. I ' ve got a scheme. " Second Boy: " Well, tell us about it. " First Boy: " I ' ll tell you. Let ' s take an old piece of canvas and some black i)aiiit and make a flag witli ' Tortugas ' on it, and a i)icture of a turtle and the skull and crossbones, and nail it on the flag pole of the Girls ' Dorm. " All: " Great dope! Fine! Let ' s do it! " Scene II. (Seven o ' clock — about two weeks later at the Girls ' Dorm.) Girls dancing by themselves in the dining room, when suddenly noises are heard outside and in rush the " Tortugas Club " in pairs, the head pair bearing above mentioned flag. All stop near the door. G : " Come on, fellows ! Give ' em a yell ! " F. G. : " What ' s th ' matter o ' the Dorm girls? " All: " They ' re all right! A. C. of N. M., etc. " (They march around dining room, through the hall and then all go to front yard, where a ladder is placed against porch, and tin-ec climb up. wliile others stand guard.) F. G. : " Come on fellers, let ' s be quick! Here ' s the hammer, G. " G. (nailing on flag) : " I ' ll bet this stays a while. " D. : " Make a good job of it, kid. " (G. comes down from ladder: they walk off and sur- vey their work.) F. G. : " Fine! The sun will NJu-d its glory on this flag in llie morning ! Boys below : Boys on roof Mr.s. .MacT. : (To girls wiio ' " Come on, }(ni niinmics ! " " Back once more to Mother Earth. " " Here ' s an apjjle apiece for you boys. " lave been an.xiously watching the per- 178 formance) : " . nd for the girls, too. Good-night, boys! " Scene III. (In front of Girls ' Dorm, immediately after the boys leave. Three girls trying to plan some way to take flag down.) A.: " Let ' s get the ladder! " (They bring ladder.) H.: " Well, who ' ll go up? " M.: " I will. " A.: " Up she goes. " (M. reaches roof just as Mrs. MacT. ai)pears.) Mrs. MacT. : " Girls, you must not try to get that flag down! Miss Daniels is not here, and I know she wouldn ' t like it! " I ' inally they give up the ladder stunt and later three other girls try the attic-way. l)Ut are caught and sent to their rooms to study. Scene I ' . (About 11:30 T. M. four girls step out of their rooms, go down dark hall to the opening that leads to the attic and make the final attempt.) L. (bringing chair): " Where you. Kid? " ' ' A.: " Here I am. Where is O. ? " L. : " Here she is. " O. : " R. is already up. " L. : " O., now you sit in the chair and . . and I will go up in the attic. Vou wait until we three come back. " ( L. and . . finally get into the attic.) Continued on page 1 82 MANASSE BROTHERS H. C. Trost A. G. Trost G. A. Troit G. E. Trojt LAS CRUCES NEW MEXICO CO b] O X tn DRY GOODS CLOTHING AND SHOES tii THE LEADING STORE OF THE SOUTHWEST a o c o r C 5 X O m Headquau ' ters for College Students TROST e TROST Architects ARCHITECTS FOJi. HE NEW COLLEGE BUILDINGS 228 Mesa Avenue El Paso Texas Yes, McCowen, it is hard luck to be in love with a girl, when the girl of your fancy will not even look at you. 179 Steam Heat Hot and Cold Water Telephone in every Room Elevator service day and night Rooms per person $1.00 to $1.50 Rooms with private Bath $2.00 to $2.50 ft gSBBBJ 1 Hi i I M x [3MQ]Rd] ™ rmJ ' R ' wWn 1 - . ' --I HOTEL ANGELUS C. F. KNOBLAUCH, Manager European Plan Only EL PASO, TEXAS The STORE to get the BEST For the LEAST Money Village Shoes for Misses Village Shoes for Ladies Village Shoes for Boys Village Shoes for Men EVERY PAIR GUARANTEED Everything for Ladies and Gentlemen in ' R eady=to=Wear Goods 2). SELIGMAN Las Cruces New Mexico Qus Momson Co. HEADQUARTERS FOR Rasors and Pocket C utlery Complete Line of General Hardware no South Orecon Street EI Paso, New Mexico CONUMDRUM Why is Rigney a vocalist? Answer — Because he goes around hum- ming Ra (ye) and Mi (me). 180 May 6 — A. A. Association liokls primaries. May 7 — Members of old and new V. M. C. A. cabinet bave contlal) and eat feast. lay 8 — Military ball in lienor of ! Iajor George. Merry Widow Orcbestra furnished music. El Paso White Sox fail to appear. May 9 — Everybody all in. fembers of Y. M. C. A. cabinet talk of plans for coming year. Solteros go to church. May lo — " Punk ' ' leads prayer meeting. May II — Push beats McDougal ' s time. May 12 — Time for .McDougal to move from " Y. " May 13 — Athletic Association holds election of of- ficers for next school j-ear. May 14 — Miss Gotleib gives " Porto Rico through a Kodak " benefit Y. ' . C. A. Baseball captain elected. Last of Klondyke buildings burn. j Iay 15. — Annual Field day. Kays makes new record for shot put. Russell makes new record for half mile. " The Toastmaster " given at Hadley Hall by Los Solteros. May 16 — Closing services at the Episcopal cliurcb. Y. M. C. A. discuss ne.xt year ' s social problems. May 17 — College Orchestra dissolves. May 18 — McDougal still in " Y. " " Cap " hands him a package at the postoffice. May 19 — E.xaminations begin. May 20 — " Exams " continue. Paul .Stanley leaves for Washington, D. C. May 21 — More exams. Wilcox gives the re- citals " Walls of Jericho " and " A Proposal under Dif- ficulties " in Hadlev Hall. May 22 — " Tompkin ' s Hired Man " played at Had- ley Hall. Senior luncheon by Garrison at the " Dorm. " May 23 — Baccalaureate sermon by President Gar- rison. Y. A ' . Y. M. C. A. hold joint farewell meet- ing. lay 24 — Exercises of the Musical Department, " The Holy City, " at Hadley Hall. Graduating exercises of the Senior preparatijry class. May 25 — Meeting of the Board of Regents. Class day exercises. Alnnuii banquet. Dance at " Dorm. " Battalion reviewed by Board of Regents. lay 2 ) — Commencement exercises and presenting of diplomas. June ( . Surprise party on Miss Sadie Stuart. June 7. llerkey caught spooning. 181 A.: " WIktc are (iu, U.? " R.: " Hero 1 am. Shut up. Miss Daniels ' 11 hear us! Ciot any lij,Hu r " L. : ■ ' ' es, here ' s a candle ( ). swiped from Miss Dan- iels " room. " K. : " We ' ll have to go easy over these rafters or some one ' ll hear us. Be careful of those electric light wires, too. " (The - mn e nn towards window in the other end of roof.) 1..: " Here ' s the window, Kids, but it ' s nailed down! " A.: " Here. I brought my hammer in my waist. Wait a minute! There! Now she ' s coming! ' ' L. : " ( )h, be quiet; it sounds like everything wdien you pull those nails. " (Window at length out, and the three guls, one at a time, climb out upon the roof.) R. (joyfully): " ()h ! Great, Kids! We ' ve got it now! Well, who ' ll climb the post? " (A., without giving any chance for a discussion, climbs pole.) A. : " Oh, gee ! I ' ve got it half off, but it won ' t come another inch ! " L. : " We can ' t leave it like tiiat ! Kid, can ' t you get it at all? Try again ! " A.: " R., you come stand on these braces and I ' ll stand on your shoulders. Give me those scissors you brought and I can cut the thing off. " R. (with A. on her shoulders): " Hurrv u[). Kid! You ' re as heavy as a ton of brick ! " A.: " There it is. Gee! I ' m glad they didn ' t put three up here. " (Comes down and the girls rest awhile on the roof, then go down the way they came up and go to their rooms.) SfiiNic ' . ( e. l morning, as the boys come down the " Pike " to breakfast.) G. : " Well, if I don ' t say! Look fellers, the flag ' s gone ! " I ' ).: " Who do you suppose got it? " !• ' . ( 1. : " Some of those " Y " fellows, of course. You know tiie girls couldn ' t get it. " (Lots of excitement about the missing trophy all morning, both between the girls at the Dorm and the boys of the " Y " and the Turtles. ScEN ' i; T. (Tn Girls ' Dorm dining room at noon.) 11.: " Where are all the girls? ' ' G. : " 1 hear them coming now. " (I ' Inter girls two by two, bearing the missing flag on long poles.) ]•■. G. : " ' ell, where the Deuce did they get it? " Y. Hoy: " Now, I guess you ' re satisfied! ' ' (Exeunt girls singing: " ' e got it from the tlag pole last night. " ) ACT II. ScEXK I. (Next night at supper time.) Tortugas Club again putting up their emblem. G. (on roof) : " Give me the flag and the hainmer. " B. : " I ' ll grease the pole and you put the tacks in, G. " V. G. : " Nail down the windows, too. " G. : " I ' ve nailed those windows dow n so that I ' ll bet they can ' t get out of ' em again! " (After doing all this tie boys on the roof join the gang on the ground.) B. K. : " Here, fellows, have a seat. We ' re going to stay all night this time! " B. : " I want to see those girls take that flag down. " 1 ' " . G. : " Yes, and me, too. " Continued on pa c 186 182 Automatic Phone J047 Bell Phone 470-471 €1 Paso Caundry Establisbed i$9i 90 J -909 S. Santa Fe St. El Paso, Texas k Posener ' s Mi linery iMf S Tl e largest exclu- sive Wl: olesale arid Retail Millinery Establisl rrier t i r tl e Soutliwest. No. Plaza El Paso, Texas HART SHAFNER MARX CL OTHING-Q UEEN QUAL- ITY AND WALKOVER SHOES, JNO. B . STETSON HATS. ALL SHAPES EVERYTHING IN DRY GOO DS EXCEPT W OLL- ENS AND SILKS. OUR SPEC IALTY IS PLEASING A CU STOME R. ONE PRICE TO EVEkYBODY. May Bro s. Las Cruces, New Mexico Professor Simpson (in poultry judging) " Give the defects that occur in the tail of a fowl. " McCowen (with a look of wisdom on his face) " I know, they have rat tails. " 183 PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL . t P.iso. Texas One of the i ' inest Equipped and liest Arranged Hospitals in the Southwest. Being supervised by the leading physicians of El Paso City, the best nursing and medical attention is assured. The operating room is a special feature, having the most modern equipment. Its jjleasant location, one bloc! from Carnegie square and one-half Ijlock from Cleveland scjuare. affords patients a large breathing space. YOUNG L.ADIES WANTED FOR TRAINING SCHOOL. NURSES ' TRAINING SCHOOL IS IN CONNECTIO.V WITH THE HOSPITAL. A separate building, with all modern conveniences, being i)rovided for the nurses ' home. 184 June 20. June 2 ' ' . June 25- July 3- Tulv 12. June 18-19-20. I ' icnic at Nan ' s. Las Cruces and Park couples. Stag outing at .Modoc. Part - at IUk-H ' s, in honor of Miss May I ' .uell. Dance at .Mesilla I ' ark School house. Picnic at X ' an ' s. Hottest day in inan_ - years at the station — 106 degrees. July 23. Las Cruces vs. EI Paso White Sox — i8-o in favor of White Sox. Aug. 5. Y. P. S. C. K. hay ride. Los Solteros hay ride held at club. Pollard and Ilelde collect subscriptions at College and Las Cruces for Y. AL C. A. " Hop " at Hadley Hall. Cantaloupe feast in Las Cruces. Los Solteros watermelon feast. Coats },iitclH ' il injured in a fall while rid- ing. 31. Registration day. Aug. 12 Aug. 13 Aug. 14 Aug. 19 Aug. 2r Aug. 30 AU£ Sept. Sept. Sept. 3. Sept. 4 Sept. 5 Sept. 6 Sept. 7 . " school o])ens and classes .start. Football practice brings 27 on the field. Ouarterly meeting of Board of Regents. First choir jjractice of the year. First assembly. -Measurements taken for uniforms by Wolf. Shoe measurements taken. The Y. W. C. A. entertains new students. Reception to new students at Y. M. C. A. Prof. Fleming leaves. ( )pening services at churches. Xo Y. M. C. A. meeting on account of rain. Tortugas organizes. Labor Day. Xo school. " Y " bunch and " Dorm " play baseball — 9-5 favor Tortugas. " Kilby " meets " Kilby. " They agree to spend another year here. 185 Scene II. (Half an hour later. A ' as Mi brings bed- Scene V. (Sunday, the next morning, the girls re- ding for boys to sleep on.) ceive a box of candy as a reward for taking down the G. : " Here, P., is your bedding. Now, be sure to first flag.) boiler when they try to take it down. " P.: " Don ' t worry. You ' ll all kmnv it. " Scene III. (An hour later at Girls ' Dorm. Boys are sitting near front porch.) F. G. : " Hully Gee, fellers! Look out! You ' ll get yours ! " P. : " I ' m soaked to the hide ! ' ' B. : " It ' s those pesky girls ! They ' ve got the fire- hose attached. " P. : " Come on, you muts ; let ' s take the bedding over to the ditch on the other side of the road. " F. G. : " Come on fellows ! They can ' t bother us there. " Scene T. (Next day, during Drill hour, two girls come down the Pike and notice man on roof of Dorm.) A.: " Who is that fellow on the roof? " B. : " It ' s some man Dr. Garrison has got to take that Tortugas flag down. " A.: " I ' m going to ask him to give it to me (calling up to man) : Won ' t you throw that flag down to me? " Man (throwing down flag) : " Certainly. " B. : " Good ! Take it up to your room and put it with the other one. We ' ve got them both, after all! " ACT III. ScKNE I. (Girls ' Dorm, some weeks later. At a full dress " hen " ])arty. Girls having a rnllicking good time (Girls, after having a glorious old " hen " party, go about 9 o ' clock in the evening.) quietly to bed.) First Girl: " Let ' s go out ;in the ilriveway to burn Scene IV. (Boys asleep in the irrigating ditch about them. " 3 A. M.) F. G. : " Wake up, fellows ! I hear something com- in ' . " K. (half awake): " I guess you do! Somebody ' s turned the water in on us! " P.: " There ' s no use. le and my bedding are both as wet as the water! " F. : " And look! The flag is still up! The .girls didn ' t even try to take it. " Second Girl: " Have some kindling and paper to start them. " Third Girl: " Put the flags in! " ho ' s got a match? ' ' First Girl: " Here ' s one. " (Strikes it.) .Ml: " Gee. don ' t they make a pretty lilaze? " First (lirl: " Let ' s all join hands and have a regular war dance around the fire. " Miss D. (later to girls watching last wails) : " Come Second Girl: " Let ' s sing ' " hat Do We Care Now ' . " P.: " Let ' s go home and get some dry clothes; there ' s on now, girls; it ' s 9:30 P. M. " no use of staying here any longer. " .-Ml: " Well, they didn ' t get them again, after all. " F. G. : " And it rained, too, didn ' t it? " riir. exd. 186 PRACTICAL INEXPENSIVE CULTURAL NEW MEXICO COLLEGE OF Agriculture and Mechanic Arts FOUR FULL FOUR-YEAR COURSES OF STUDY OFFERED AGRICULTURAL COURSES Agriculture Horticulture Animal Husbandry Dairying ENGINEERING COURSES Civil Electrical Mechanical Irrigation SHORT COURSES In Stenography Typewriting Bookkeeping Music Military Instructions Physical Culture HOUSEHOLD ECONOMICS GENERAL SCIENCE FEES: $5.00 a. Year for Residents of New Mexico, $15.00 a Year for Non-Residents of New Mexico For Literature, Address the President P. 0. AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE NEW MEXICO Professor (to student limping across room) " What ' s the matter with you? " Student (with a groan) " Oh, I have a nail on my big toe. " 187 C. R. MOREHEAD. Pr.aiJ.nt GEO. D. FLORY. Cashier JOSEPH MAGOFFIN. V. Pres. C. N. BASSETT. V. Pr«. L. J. GILCHRIST. Asst. C.shi.r State National Bani(, Established jipril, 18S1 Capital, Surplus and Profits, $175,000 A Legitimate Banking Business Transacted EL PASO .... TEXAS First National ' Banii El Paso, Gexas Capital and Surplus $600,000.00 Officers and " Directors W. W. TURNEY. Chairman JOSHUA RAYNOLDS. President James G. McNary. Vice President Jno. M. Raynolds.Vice President Waiter M. Butler. Asst. Cashier Francis B. Gallagher. Asst. Cashier EDGAR W. KAYSER. Cashier Assets $4,500,000.00 We Solicit Your " BanlOng " Business OFFICERS and DIRECTORS Oscar C. Snow. President S. J. Woodhull. V, Pres. " Cashier H. B. Holt Marie J. Snow W. A. Sutherland e First National Ban% Of Lns Cruces. New Mexico Desirable Banking Business Solicited W. W. TURNEY. President S. T. TURNER. V. Pres. W. COOLEY. V. P. Mgr. W. E. ARNOLD. Cashier F. M. MURCHISON. Asst. Cashier H. E.CHRISTIE. Secy. Rio Grande Valley Bank Trust Co. Capital, Surplus and Profits $150,000 El Paso, Texas General " Banking business transacted Why is Percy Fitz Gerald such a Ladies ' man? 188 Sept. 8. Sc|uirL-s give tlie fodthall men a few pointers. Had a rain. No Ag Club meeting. Sept. 9. Four football teams practicing on field. Join the choir. Prof. Hadley talks in assembly. First A. A. meeting. Sept. 10. Presidents recepiiun m Ha lley Hall. College classes elect officers. Student I ' .ody elects officers. Sept. II. Cement l)ench marks set by Surveying class. Pollard gives football talk. Sept. 12. Dillon makes talk at " Y " meeting. Sept. 13. Dr. Macarthur gets annual haircut. Sept. 14. Juniors elect class officers. Baseball — Fort Bliss vs. Las Cruces — 24-6 Fort lUiss. Sept. 15. Third and Second year preps elect officers. Sept. 16. Prof, l- ' oster talks in assem1)ly. Sept. 17. Sept. 18. Sept. 18. Sept. 19. Sept. 20. Sept. 21. Sept. 22. Sept. 23. Sept. 24. Sept. 25. Sept. 26. Sept. 27. Sept. 28. Sept. 29. Sept. 30. Oct. I. Oct. 2. Oct. 3- Oct. 4- Oct. 5- Oct. 6. Oct. 7- Oct. 8. Oct. 9- 189 I ' irst meeting of the Current Topics Club. Y. W. C. A. holds a meeting. Shadow pantomime by Wilco.x at Mesilla Park school house. First scrub football game played. First orchestra practice. Meeting of basketball girls. Punk goes to see his sister at Dorm. Prof. Wooton becomes ill. Donald Young reads in assembly. ' •Ho]) " at Dorm. Orchestra played. Picnic at ' an ' s given by Y. M. C. A. C. B. Elfers talks at Y. M. C. A. Bausman meets his first girl. Dr. McBride talks in assembly. Merrill buys first Saturday Evening Post. Watermelon patch is raided by College lads. Douthett joins the hand with his fiddle. The girls rescue flag at midnight. Tortugas guards flag at Dorm all night. !Mud from head to foot. R. Gilliam is horse-troughed. Noonday prayer meetings begin at " Y. " " Poor Bill Hall. " Trouble is brewing. Stenographers entertain Prof. Lain with a feed. Football rally. Drill every day until the i6th. Lena elected basketball captain. Some of the uniforms arrive. Football— Coll. o. E. P. M. I. o. Tortugas gives dance. Oct. 10. Oct. II. Oct. 12. Oct. 1.3- Oct. 14. Oct. 15- Boat and Strong commence training for a fight to tlie finish. R. L. Young addresses the . " Y. " " Rais- ing the Standard. " Parks goes to see the girls play. Many song-birds appear at the " Y. " Bunch of racket heard at the Dorm. No more smoking on campus — " Prexy. ' " Kangaroo farce. Oct. 16. President Taft talks in Las Cruces ; bat- talion present. r.oonc leaves his haj)i y home for another. Tile band plays " ' ankcc Doodle. " P.urke and Phelps have a scrap. Preacher Lewis talks in assembly. A " Strong " man found on the football field. O. Wilson gets ankle bone broken. " ' ater Soaking. " a new attraction at the " Y. " Miss Lulu Phelps dies in El Paso. Y. M. C. A. gives an informal reception to boys. ' arsity and College game — " nit. " Crosby talks at " Y. " Ouarterlv examinations. Oct. 17. Oct. 18. Oct. 19. Oct. 20. Oct. 21. Oct. 22. Oct. 23. Oct. 24. Oct. 2 . 190 Hotel Grand Central W. M. McCOY, Proprietor Porters meet all trains, Grips to Hotel free Rooms with Bath. Electric Bell in every Room European Plan. Rates 50c 75c, $1.00, $1.50 Located in the heart of the city Four blocks «ast of Union Depot Comer of El Paso aod San Francisco Sts. El Paso, Texas Street Cars stop in Front of Main entrance The Star Livery Stable GIVES YOU THE BEST TEAMS AND FIRST CLASS RIGS One Block north of Don Bernardo Hotel Phone 39 Main St. - LAS CRUCES, N. M. During Vacation LEARN TO USE The Adding Machine The Neostyle The Mimeograph And other Modern Office Appliances AT THE International Business College EL PASO, TEXAS J- P- MuUin, Pres. G. L. COATES CO. We Carry a Full Line of GROCERIES, DRY GOODS SHOES and FANCY CANDIES Ice Cold Drinks a Specialty HOTEL and LIVERY Mountain Rigs HOT BATHS Special Rates for Students IMPORTANT QUESTIONS Why does Swede Wilson do his studying at the Park instead of in his own room? How did McCowen get heart trouble? 191 Suits Made to Order Pants Made to Order $14.00 up $5.00 up The }♦ A Reaines Co. The House with THE GOODS That C. WOLF Please THE TAILOR A Reputation, Years Require To Make; Our Old Customers, Ladies ' and Gents ' Clothes Cleaned and Preased. Orders taken for Uniforms OUR BEST ADD. Mesilla Park, New Mexico D. F. Baker J. F. Sattley C. A. Sattley THE PALACE Successor to JOHN S. McCLURE THE LAS CRUCES REALTY CO. Buyers and Sellers of LIVERY AND FEED STABLES MESILLA VALLEY LANDS Phone 91 LAS CRUCES. NEW MEXICO TBIRD DOOR SOUTH OF POST OFFICE LAS CRUCES NEW MEXICO " Tee hee " and his name was Tommy. 192 Oct. 26. l- " iineral of .Miss I ' lu-lps. Examinations. The grcM " ' .Steffens " meets College boys. Oct. 27. A sliar|) razor is found in " V " — every- body shaves. Oct. 2(S. 22CK) head of cattle watered on the campus. iieergarden cracks a joke in class. gul f Oct. 29. pas? through on tram gomjj Oct. 30. Oct. 31. Hall o ve " en party E. F. M. I. to X ' arsity. Horse trough moved. The Y. W. C. A. gives in Hadley Hall. Y. M. C. A. serenades the Dorm. Horse sheds burned. Old " Klondyke " rooms catch on fire. Boat and Strong fight for ten rounds and Strong gets a black eye. Nov. I. Several boys vacate the Dorm for a square meal. The girls go into mourning. Nov. 2. J. ( ). talks football in assembly. Nov. 3. Student body meeting and football rally. Nov. 4. Prexy sends boys to Santa Fe for burning horse-sheds. Nov. 5. Several go to El Paso, also a dance at the Dorm. Xov. 6. .Arizona and College play football in El Paso — . rizona 6. College n Xov. 7. I ' iddler makes date with Alien Russell. The two " Macks " get him excited and he phones to Miss Daniels at 11 o ' clock to not let them " butt-in " on him. Nov. 8. l ' " red Gregg gets canned. Nov. 9. Ruth ' ilson leaves for her future home in Des Moines, Iowa. Nov. 10. McDougal and Rass admire pictures of former sweethearts. Nov. II. Ag. Club have feast and entertainment. 193 Nov. 27. Nov. 12. No chance for McCowen with young Nov. 26. " Kilby.- Nov. 13. College 19, School of Mines o. K. K. K. entertains in Hadlcy Hall. Nov. 14. Prof. Hadley talks in " Y. " Nov. 15. Y. M. C A. prayer meeting led l:)y Merrill. Nov. 16. Everybody goes to assembly. Nov. 17. Floyd grabs an opportunity. Nov. 18. Senatorial Committee visits College and reviews the battalion. Nov. 19. Shucking Bee given by the Ag. Club. Nov. 20. Dr. Macarthur gives stcrcopticon lecture in Hadlcy Hall. Nov. 21. What is your idea of a good sky line? Nov. 22. S(|uires butts into Jennings in his love race. Nov. 23. Football team leaves for Roswcll. Nov. 24. Football team travels from ' I ' orrance to Roswell in automobiles. Nov. 25. E. P. H. S. 5, N. M. A. C. second team 5. N. M. M. I. 34, Coll. o. Given gets turned (Ii.)wn because he was slow. Nov. 28. Nov. 29. Nov. Dorm girls masquerade. Choir dance in Hadlcy Hall. Piack from Roswell. 30- Glad hand. Paul ] Iayer resigns as business manager of the Swastika, and Paul Brownlee takes his place. Now the trouble begins. 194 SUNNY SLOPE Adjoining the Grounds of the New Mexico College of Ag- riculture d nd Mechd nic Arts. PRICE or LOTS $10.00 for inside Lots All Corner Lots $15.00 Each $1.00 Down, $1.00 per WEEK on any Lot. No Interest, No Mortgage, No Taxes. James T. Smith Co. Sole Owners LAS CRUCES NEW MEXICO What is the difference between Eede and a lemon? 195 THE H. LESINSKY COMPANY (INCORPORATED) 100 GOOD THINGS TO EAT WHOLESALE GROCERS EL PASO TEXAS THE FRANCIS E. LETSER COMPANY The La.gtsl DeaUis.n GENUINK InJ,„i V T Ml D 1 M A ■ .ndM.x,c.nH.„d,c,.f,,r,h. w,.,ij McsiIIb h ' afk, New Mexico We puDiisn the followini! Special Catalogues, sent on request to any part of the world on the terms stated: 108 page General Art Catalogue the most beautiful hooK of its kind puolisned; sent for lOc to partly pay cost. Art Catalogue of Gems, showing all kinds of native Gems in actual colors and sizes, sent for 6c. Summer Catalogue of Mexican Sombreros, free. Art Catalogue showing Indian Blankets and Mexican Zarapes in actual col- ors, sent ior 10c. Detail Descriptive Catalogue of Individual Navajo Indian Blankets, free. Holiday Catalogue of native Handicraft, free. Special Sale Onerings. issued during the year, free. Special inquiries oi any kind given prompt attention. The Francis E. Lester Co. MesiUa Park, New Mexico Farmer or Merchant Professional Man or Capitalist We Can Serve you KRAKAUER, ZORK MOYE Chihuahua Mexico El Paso Texas The question of the house: Who ' s going to win out, " Grapes " or " Strattr " 196 Night-Shirt Pe-rade £{ At a meeting of the Student Body on Tuesday, Feb- ruary 1st, it was expressed as the unanimous opinion of the students that the time had arrived when it was imperative to arouse an interest in athletics and to draw the attention of Las Cruces business men toward the College. It was finally decided tliat it would be to the best interests of the school to give a public demonstra- tion and at a time when least expected. So on the following evening three-score white-robed, mysterious-looking figures gathered, amid the blare of trumpets, around the Y. M. C. A. building. Much mys- tery surrounded the scene, but closer inspection revealed the fact that the strange figures were college students bedecked in bath-robes, night-shirts, or pajamas. . t the specified moment the leaders gave the com- mand and a line of march was formed with the tweh ' e- piece band in the lead. The first ])lace visited was tlie girls ' dormitory. From McFie Hall the march contin- ued to the home of e.x-President Hadley, and then to the Loretto Academy. Here a short rest was given and a crowd of Cruces students were recruited. Once nmre the line of march was formed, double file with band, drum major and officers in the lead. Torches were lit Hagerty ' s Pipe Dream My son shall sit on England ' s throne With all that job entails. For judging by his midnight voice He is the Prince of (wails) Wales. and at the sound of the leader ' s whistle pandemonium broke loose. Never before had the citizens of Las Cru- ces witnessed such a scene. An up-to-date minstrel parade would be small compared with the showing made by those ninety mischief-loving individuals. Stops were made at all street corners, where speeches and yells were given. Arriving at the Airdome the band formed in a circle and played several selections, to the delight of the throng that crowded the streets. Finally .Mr. Bennett, manager of the playhouse, put in his appearance and in- vited the boys to see the show as his guests. No pro- tests were made and all marched inside and u]) in front to the reserved seats. The students immediately took possession of things. Solos were sung, speeches made, and monologues were given. Leaving the . irdome. the outlaws continued their marching. The homes of several leading citizens were serenaded, the confectionery of .Mr. Katzen- stein visited, all receiving a treat, and tJicn " Home, Sweet Home " was played by the band for the benefit of the girls of the Loretto Academy. Thus ended the " Great Xight-Shirt Perade. " Dec. I. Football team starts for Albui|u .ri|iie. Dec. 2. Round-L ' p staff entertained at .Xnderson ' s. Dec. 3. X. .M. A. C. o, T. .V. M. 51. " ]Motlier Goose " play in Hadley Hall. Dec. 4- Dec. S- Dec. 6. Dec. 7- Dec. 8. Dec. 10. Dec. II. Dec. 12. Dec. 13. College Girls 36, Mesa 5. Oratorical contest — R. Stewart won. Thomas arrives. Boys ' basketball practice begins. Work on tlie Swastika starts. Juniors have a class meeting and challenge Seniors to a football game. Prof. W ' ootun talks cactus at the Ag. Club. Tortugas entertains football team. College Girls vs. E. P. TT. S.. score 26-24 in favor of Coll. K. K. K. vs. Tortugas, 8-13 in favor " K. " Miss Daniels celebrates i6th birthdav. Titus talks at Y. M. C. A., " Breaks That Cost. " K. K. K. dissolves. Dogs poisoned at Mountain View. Fred Gregg reduced to ranks. Dec. 14. Tiirlugas holds rally in " Hoboes Hangout ' ' (Goebel and l- ' itz Gerald ' s room). Tortugas dissolves. Dec. 15. Artie McDougal gets ankle broken in foot- ball game between " . " and 1-irst I ' rep. Dec. 16. Dr. .Macarthur gives talk in assemi)ly. Dec. 17. Open hciuse in Y. M. C. A. Football s(|uad gets picture taken. Last da) ' of school before examinations. Dec. 18. Please go away ami let nic sleep. Dec. 19. I wish I were a Senior, junior, or some- thing else besides a Freshman. Dec. 20. Examinations begin. " Oh, me! oh, my I " Dec. 21. Examinations continue, so do the books. Dec. 22. I-ast day of examinations — all in. Dec. 23. Students watching postoffice boxes. " Gee, I wish that I had a girl. " FURNITURE, CARPETS AND CROCKERY THE BEST HOUSE IN THE SOUTHWEST TO PURCHASE HIGH GRADE AND MEDIUM PRICED FURNITURE, RUGS, CARPETS, CHINA WARE AND HOUSE FURNISHINGS GENERALLY, IS " SRFRIIMGEIFRS " EVERYTHING HANDLED BY US IS STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AND IF ANY PURCHASE IS UNSATISFACTORY YOUR MONEY WILL BE CHEERFULLY REFUNDED GIVE US YOUR NEXT ORDER 216-18 SAN ANTONIO ST. T. H. Springer Estate EL PASO, TEX. Wilson (sitting at supper table) " My but I am cold. " Grapes, " Tell Faulkner and Blain to close their fly traps and we won ' t have so much draught through here. " 199 EYE, EAR AND THROAT INFIRMARY DR. E. R. CARPENTER, SPECIALIST EL PASO, TEXAS J. A. NORTON PHOTOGRAPHER OUT DOOR WORK MADE TO ORDER KODAK FINISHING THE CLASS AND SOCIETY PICTURES IN THIS BOOK ARE SAMPLES OF MY WORK LOWER MAIN ST. LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO 200 Dec. 24. Dance at Dorm. Dec. 29. Christmas services at the Episcopal cluirch. Dec. 25. Party at Dorm. Dec. 30. " A Merry Christmas. " Dec. 26. A party of engineers surveying N. M. . . C. R. R. Dec. 31. Dec. 27. Skating rink party at Las Cruces. Boat jars his collar-hone. Dec. 28. Christian Endeavor at Presbvterian church. House warming at Y. M. C. A. Things are surely humming. Ro.x-ball party at Cruces. " Prexy " goes to Roswell. Eede gets struck on an actress. Watch party and dance at Hadley Hall. Roar of cannon welcomes the New Year. Eede considered the best driver in college. 201 Jail. I. Mouiilaiii X ' icwcrs entertain party with a dinner. .Skating ])arty at Cruces. " Happy New ' ear. " l- " arnier is late to dinner. Jan. 2. Man fmni e ' liina talk ' - in { ' " .piscopal clnireii. Jan. ,v Students begin to arrive. Ian. 4. Ixegistratiiin day. " I ' lunkeys " change their course. Jan. 5. School starts, beginning second semester. Couples begin to pair off. Jan. 6. The first rain in ten years. " Cirapcs " takes a bath, [an. 7. r.inilet Goebel skates in Hadlex- Ilall. Jan. S. What ' s the matter with Gimlet? Ask Push, Windsor or Mayer. Jan. 9. Treacher presents choir boys with Christ- mas gifts. Jan. u. I ' lX ' .xy comes from El Paso witii liis new- auto. No I ' olyc(.in today. Jan. II. (irand opera singer from Uld Mexico sings in assembly. Editor goes to El Paso on business. Jan. 12. . g. I ' lul) elects officers. Jan. 13. I ' inney, llie evangelist, talks in assembly; Hiett sings. 202 THE LAS GRUGES BOTTLING WORKS CONFECTIONERY Up-to-Date Soda Fountain Fine OonfeGtionery Meals and Short Orders Make Our Place Your Headquarters When in ToWn Hurrah for Prof. West ' s third eyebrow. T. Rouault WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Harness Farm Machinery V enicles, Wagons We Handle Only Reliable Lines LAS CRUCES. NEW MEXICO 203 Jan. 14. Y. W. C. A. give concert in Harlley Hall. Price of board is raised at Apollo Club: Parks joins. Jan. 15. I- ' ir.st open meeting of the Current Topics Club. Freshmen debate on " Woman ' s Suffrage. " Girls play in El Paso witli K. P. H. S.— score 13-5, College. Jan. Jan. 16. Finney and Hiett talk and sing in Hadley 1 iall, " Ignorance. " (lirls return liome from trip. liotb choirs get ])ictures taken. Dillon loses his religion when his horse is stolen. Percy speaks in church. 17. " Little Dog " ' and " Santa Fe " fight in Col- lege niw. F ' reshmen challenge luniors to a debate. Jan. 18. Student Body have rally and singing in general assembly. Merrill gets free lecture from Prexy. Jan. 19. " Y " dorm serenades Dean Bloodgood. Rowgmahs celebrate. Dillon on rampage. Jan. 20. Prof. Hoblit reads in assembly. Who broke the electric lignts in Hadley Hall? Jan. 21. Basketball— El Paso Y. M. C. A. 40, Coll. 26. Dance follows. Comet causes excitement. " Kilby " saves 50c and the Athletic Asso- ciation makes 50c — how ? Jan. 22. Third-year Preps have entertainment and dance. Solteros go to El Paso to see " Forty-five Minutes from Broadway. " Hagerty and many other astronomers on campus. Jan. 23. Why did it take McLnwen longer than usual to come from church? 204 Tan. Ian. 24. Prexy not here. No Polycon. Feb. i. Rowginalis hold meeting. 25. Prof. West ' s third eyebrow appears below bis nose. Jan. 2f). Brainard beans " Junior. " Blanket is the Feb. 2. cause of it all. I ' eb. 3. Jan. 2 " ]. Miss Daniels speaks in assembly. Jan. 28. Basketball- — Freshmen vs. Preus. 21- 16 in favor of Preps. Jvmiors show spirit by i " eb. 4. yelling. Jan. 29. Girls ' basketball team plays Silver City — Coll. 14, Normal 11. " Scout ' ' kicked out of Junior ' s room. Junior vs. Freshman debate. Feb. 5. Jan. 30. Exam in Bible class. Jan. 31. Pictures of battalion taken. Brown and Forward fight. " Grapes " takes a bath. Students get stung at show. 3- ! Pictures taken for Swastika. Freshmen break camera. Student Body meeting — Prof. Hadley and Miss Daniels talk. Shirt-tail parade — Prof. Hagerty attends. Prexy lectures trj the students about shirt- tail parade. Second Prep elects officers. New picture schedule arranged. Junior class meeting. P.asketball— Girls. N. M. N. S. 13, X. M. A. C. 17; El Paso High School boys 27, X. M. A. C. 21. Basketball in El Paso— N. M. . . C. 30, E. P. H. S. 28. Baseball dance. .Stenographers work on .Swastika and drink jjunch. McCowen takes advantage of Kilby ' s ab- sence. oil, •( )[ ' iiooNi ' :! Little Charlie Lalierty, one evening wlicn reminded that he was going to bed witiiDiit saying his prayers, knelt by the side of his bed, folded his hands, and, with all sincerity, prayed: " God bless Mr. I ' loone. He is big and ugly and smokes cigarettes. " L. L. Roberts Co. iMttlttipra atti) 2jatiipB. IFurniaI|ingjB LAS CRUCES NEW MEXICO HOLMES STEAM DYEING GLEANING WORKS Clyde F. Holmes, Prop. 404 MESA AVE. EL PASO, TEX. Established 1901 El Paso Optical Co. iEGALL, ExamlBln 0| Pioneer Plaza El Paso, Texas J. R. SEGALL, ExamlBln Optician Pioneer Plaza m :ll phone 104 AUTO 1104 We have the Most Modern and Sanitary- Bakery in Town " QUALITY IS WHAT COLNTS " The City Bakery AUGUST SCHENK. Prop. LAS CRUCES, - NEW MEXICO 206 FREEMAN BROS. New zuid Second Hand :-: FURNITURE :-: Special Effort To please College trade Come and see us for Bargains Phone 161 South Main St Las Cruces New Mexico Phone Bell 2068 Phone Auto 2217 R. €. Bailey REAL ESTATE Valley Lands a Specialty 306 Mesa Ave. EL PASO, TEX. JARRELL BALLARD CO. MEN ' S AND LADIES ' CLOTHING, DRY GOODS, SHOES AND NOTIONS. 112-14 So. Orcgron Street EL PASO, TEXAS ' Wmcmistm Self-Loading Rifle, .351 Caliber, HighPower This six-shot repeater utilizes the recoil to reload itself, which places loading, as well as shooting, under the control of the trigger finger. The ease, rapidity and accuracy with which it can be shot make it a particularly effective rifl2 for big game hunting, where the quarry often has to be sh t on the run. The. 351 Caliber, High-Powercartridge has grc t killing power, making it heavy enough for the larg;.-? g-me. Circular fatly describing this rifle, " The Gan That Shoots Through Steel, " sert -, i revues:. WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO, NEW HAVEN CO M. Professor Hagarty ' s Old Cow is sick. 207 Every Technical Man will find the following ' papers of interest and value They will keep you posted on the latest developments in your chosen profession. They will tell you what the leadin i eni in- eers in your line are doin . They will also keep you informed of the openings in your profession- -of opportunities for advancement throughout the field. ELECTRICAL WORLD-Weekly: $3.00 a Year. The foremost electrical journal of the world. Covers the entire electrical art and industry. ENGINEERS RECORD-Weekly: $3.00 a Year. The leading civil engineering journal of America. Covers municipal engin- eering, industrial engineering, railway civil engineering, bridge and structural engineering, power plants, public works, etc. ELECTRICAL RAILWAY JOURNAL-Weekly: $3.00 a Year. The accepted authority everywhere on the construction, operation, mainten- ance and management of electrical railways. SPECIAL RATES TO STUDENTS SAMPLE COPIES ON REQLjEST McGraw Publishing Qo 239 West 39th Street, JWeW York. Patronize Advertisers because they are the ones that make this book possible. 208 The eye and ear of a squirrel at thirty yards is mark enough for a good shot and a ' v. TnarTin 22 Caliber Repeat! ngRi fie You can use in the same rifle, without change of parts, .22 short, long and long-rifle cartridges. This is an excellent arm for target work as well as rabbits, squirrels, hawks and all small game up to 200 yards. The ammunition is cheap, giving much enjoyment at little expense. In our four distinct models — the solid top is always a protection and keeps powder and gases from blowing back: the side ejection allows in- stant repeat shots, without the possibility of throwing an ejected shell into your face or eyes; the re movable sideplate or take-down construction makes them the easiest of all .22s to keep clean. e j7Iar n i rearms Co. , 4V Willon St. NEW HAVEN. CONN Gel acquainted with the lffar n line before ordering oiir new gun. Send 3 stamps postage and get our complete 136.paqo catalog. OUR OWN N. M. A. C. (Tune: " Materna. " ) Our Alma Mater, now to thee We lift our song- of praise. We love thy walls, we love thy halls. And all thy pleasant ways. We love thy wisdom and thy strength. Thy truth which makes men free. Thine, thine we are, in peace or war Our own N. M. A. C. Led by tliy banner ' s crimson folds ell march the upward way. As heroes of the common life Thy sons would serve their day. Through toil and triumph, peace and pain. ith patience taught by thee, ell tight our fight beneath thy flag. ( )ur own X. M. A. C. ith liope and courage, faith and joy. We face the future bright, riiy ringing call is in our ears. Thy strong hand gives us might. As thy brave sons have ever done. So in the years to be, We ' ll guard thy honor with our lives. Our own N. M. A. C. Feb. Fel). 7. Feb. 8. Feb. 9. l- " el). 10. I ' eb. 1 1 . Feb. 12. I ' eb. 13. Feb. 14. Feb. 15. Feb. 16. Feb. 17. Feb. 18. Feb. 19. I ' eb. 20. McCowen and " Kilby ' s Kilby " go to church. Haggart still in I " I Paso. Basketball team arrives hdiiie. " Y " cabinet meeting. Preacher baptises his habv. Major George said that if anything went right at guard mounting he didn ' t see it. More pictures for Swastika — No assembly. .Ml Sophs cut assembly. Kreuger falls in love. Prof. W ' ooton talks of Madam ' iaw in assembly. Second-} ear I ' rep have skating party in Cruces and Freshmen have dance and entertainment. Basketball— Coll. 34, E. P. M. I. 20. Madam Yaw sings in Cruces. ' hy does Dillon attend church in Cruces now ? Mi s D. romps on the students at the Dorm. Ruth ( )liver entertains Seniors. Merrill and Brownlee go to Fl Paso on Inisiness. I ' .rainard picks on Punk. " Cruel Fate. " What did Parks find on the Pike? A bunch goes to EI Paso to see the " Red Mill. " Basketball game in El Paso— Y. M. C. A. 24, Coll. 22. Two cats fight on Sunny Slope. Dillon finds two long-lost brothers. ir., 10 Feb. 21 T ' eb. 22 ]-eb. 2 Feb. 24 Feb. 25 Feb. 26 Feb. Feb. 27. 210 Baseball practice begins. ' ashington ' s Birthday — holiday for all: dance at the " Dorm. " Rigney sees Raye smile at him — Poor Wilson. Tinsley talks in assembly. " Strat " gets some curve salve. Ina Nelson visits the College. Swastika and Round-Up hay ride. Miss Mabel Parks gives party in honor of Miss Ina Nelson. Delegation attend Laymen ' s Convention in El Paso. Basketl)all game and dance at Hadley Hall. No services at Presbyterian church. Inspection and muster by Major George. Coats finally finds B-flat on trombone. Mar. I. McBride gives talk to the boys of tlic Y. M. C. A. Given plays sick. .Mar. 2. New air compres.sor is put in operation in shops. Earl gets an anonymous letter. A cow blockades the College Row and Professors Hare and W ' ooton have awful time. Mar. T,. Charley Miller visits College. Redding, Miller and Ames, one time great back-field of College, meet again. Mar. 4. Prof. Stocker cuts class and goes to Cruces. Mar. 5. r.asketball in El Paso-E. P. M. I. vs. Coll. Debate for the purpose of choosing team for the intercollegiate debate. Mar. (1. Juniors get pictures taken. .Mar. 7. Prexy gets back from Eastern trip. Moving of tank. Mar. 8. Prof. Hagerty takes astronomical observa- tions while milking a cow. Vv " .Mar. 10. Huhn speaks on the Swastika. P.rownlee capsizes in the mud. .Mar. II. Dorm girls infernally at home. Leo again enters society. P. S. V. E. appear on the scene. .Mar. 12. Ba.seball— E. P. M. I. 2, Coll. 10— E. P. M. I. I, Coll. 8. Everybody pitches. Mar. 13. Everybody goes to church. Mar. 14. Great excitement among Preps. Mar. 15. Dr. ' aughan speaks at " Y. " ' Tommy studies descriptive. .Mar. 16. Scout says he really is in love. Mar. 17. Irish day — all Irish celebrate. .Mar. 18. Basketball team leaves for tlie tournament in El Paso. Basketball— Coll. 15. r.i- bce High 25. Sauce on grape fruit. Mar. 19. Basketball— Coll. ,:!t. Y. M. C. A. .i ;. f J • V 211 New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts THE COLLEGE is located on its own land of 400 acres, in the beautiful Mesilla Valley, directly under the Great Elephant Butte Reservoir Project. THE COLLEGE is supported by Federal and Territorial appro- priations, which are increasing annually, and in a year or two the institution will have a working fund of $96,000.00 a year. THE INSTRUCTION is intensely practical but the cultural side is not overlooked, for instruction is given in both Vocal and Instrumental Music, ancient and modern languages, and higher English. All are provided with strong corps of professors and adequate equipment. AGRICULTURE, Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Irrigational) , Domestic Science, Stenogi-aphy (English and Spanish), Physical Culture, Military Instruction under an officer of the United States Army. For Literature Address the President of the College Every Department Equipped Up-to-Date in Every Detail P. O. Agricultural College, New Mexico 212 Mar. Mar. Mar. .Mar. Mar. .Mar. 2( Mar. Mar. Mar. 20. Basketball men return. 22 . Gregg eats 12 biscuits at one sitting. 23. Lights go out in " Y. " ' Whoop-ee! No les sons tomorrow. 24. Track men start starting witli gun. 25. Wilson, O., gets appendicitis. Scout goes stone blind. Kirk and Goebcl meet " Kilty " in the " ' . ' Swastika management and friends picnic at Van ' s. Easter Sunday. Xew hats and lionnets. (Ireat sand storm. Kowgmahs meet. S])erry speaks in assembly to " Y " and Y. V W. ' c. A. ' , ' 27- 28. 29. have Mar. 30 ( iee. it ' s cold! .Mar. 31. I ' rexy sees faces of pretty girls in assem- bly. I wonder who they arc. April I. . i)ril fool. Governor ' s Day. Band ]:)Iays in Cruces. Battalion parades for the Governor. . ])ril l.ril 3- pril 9- April 10. April 1 1. pril 1 2. April i.V 214 McCowen snubbed by his Cruces girl. Baseball games ])laycd in El Paso. College wins from Military Institute and loses to High School. " Stratt " and " Grapes " both fall in love with Audie. Swastika management too busy to keep calendar. The " Merry Widow " orchestra gives big dance in Hadley Hall. Election of Y. M. C. A. officers is held at " Y. " Sid Howard is elected football captain. Election of Round-Uji editor. Everyone getting ready for the inspection of the battalion, which takes place to- morrow. Big Student Body picnic at " Van ' s " next Saturday. The last of Swastika goes to press. Hurrah ! THIS BOOK WAS MADE BY H. P. WARD f, « pgg Tjt WALTER J. 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I ' arhsle .... .Smile ( ieometry Preacher. ( iregg Slow .Studying Sleep. I-llliott Shape C ' ruce.s To be loved. •Ivans W histle Cards .S]5ort. Evving I ' liill-lieaded . . . Drilling Furnish hot air. I ' loyd I ' .ackward Shaving Grriw whiskers. !• " raker .Sadness Fating n actor. Kirkpatrick .Straw hat .... To he teased. . . An A. V. A. Knorr Hapjn- Drainard Look nifty. Krucger . . . .Ouiet Stacking rooms Step high. Mc. ninshe . Bright Laughing Sponge carrier. . abours . . . Short Playing tag . . . Jockey. Redding . . . Small .Smoking Get married. Smith I (lud Girls To dance. Stoneking. . . ' alk Staying home . .Pill pusher. y j- - o Cbe f ecbbeimcr Bros. Co, Uniform Makers Cadet Garments a Specialty Cincinnati, Ohio W. R. SCHUTZ, Prop. ESTD. 1896 El Paso Piano Co. 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COLLINS Physician-In-Chief, lost only six patients out of every kind of disease treated Feel Your Own Spine The Trouble is there OSTEOPATHY Is the Only Way to Remove It El Paso, Texas 217 Acknowledgments The management of the ' lo Swastika extends its hearty thanks to every- one who has aided in the pubhcation of this volume. We especially acknowl- edge the help given by Miss Daniels and Mr. J. A. Anderson in criticism, Pro- fessor Hoblit in collecting Alumni contributions, Mr. O. Wilson, Mr. Poe, and Miss Hurst for stenographical work, and Aiiss Shepherd, Miss Silvia Anderson and Mr. F. Faulkner for illustrative and photographic work. We also wish to call your attention to our advertisers. They are the people that make this book possible by their support, therefore show your appreciation by giving them your patronage. EDITORS OF ' lo SWASTIKA. 218 Hammersmith j Engraving Company jirtists. Engravers and Publishers 116 Michigan St.. MILWAUKEE


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